The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 47 56 49
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 19 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 3.28% 0.70% 1.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.43% 0.74% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 17 4 10
Average salary £32,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £37,250 £42,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,400 £44,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,385 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.97% +1.10%
Software Developer
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Slough region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
554 539 492
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 95.68% 94.56% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 438 456 455
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer in the job title across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Slough region.

Software Developer Salary Trend in Slough

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Slough region over the 3 months to 24 November 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Slough

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT jobs across the Slough region that cited Software Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Developer in their job title.

1 24 (82.76%) JavaScript
2 23 (79.31%) .NET
3 22 (75.86%) C#
4 21 (72.41%) HTML
5 20 (68.97%) SQL
6 19 (65.52%) SQL Server
6 19 (65.52%) XML
7 17 (58.62%) OO
7 17 (58.62%) Degree
8 16 (55.17%) ASP.NET
9 14 (48.28%) MVC
9 14 (48.28%) jQuery
10 13 (44.83%) .NET Framework
10 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
11 12 (41.38%) Ajax
12 11 (37.93%) JSON
12 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (34.48%) OOD
14 9 (31.03%) MS Excel
14 9 (31.03%) Subversion
14 9 (31.03%) Analytical Skills
15 8 (27.59%) Document Management
15 8 (27.59%) Workflow
15 8 (27.59%) Finance
15 8 (27.59%) Telerik
15 8 (27.59%) DevExpress
15 8 (27.59%) Infragistics
15 8 (27.59%) CSS
15 8 (27.59%) XSL
15 8 (27.59%) Web Services

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT jobs across the Slough region that cited Software Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (27.59%) IIS
2 3 (10.34%) Apache
2 3 (10.34%) WordPress
2 3 (10.34%) Apache Solr
3 2 (6.90%) Jetty
4 1 (3.45%) Alfresco
4 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.45%) Liferay
Applications
1 9 (31.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.45%) SaaS
1 1 (3.45%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (65.52%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (13.79%) NoSQL
4 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (6.90%) MongoDB
5 2 (6.90%) Redis
5 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (3.45%) OLTP
6 1 (3.45%) Big Data
6 1 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (3.45%) Couchbase
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
6 1 (3.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (31.03%) Subversion
2 8 (27.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio
4 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.45%) Hudson
5 1 (3.45%) Gradle
5 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.45%) IntelliJ
5 1 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 8 (27.59%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.45%) Legal
3 1 (3.45%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (79.31%) .NET
2 21 (72.41%) HTML
3 19 (65.52%) XML
4 16 (55.17%) ASP.NET
5 14 (48.28%) jQuery
6 13 (44.83%) .NET Framework
7 12 (41.38%) Ajax
8 11 (37.93%) JSON
9 8 (27.59%) Web Services
9 8 (27.59%) XSL
9 8 (27.59%) CSS
10 5 (17.24%) SOAP
10 5 (17.24%) WinForms
10 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (10.34%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 3 (10.34%) Ext JS
11 3 (10.34%) Apache Flex
11 3 (10.34%) WPF
11 3 (10.34%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (20.69%) Computer Science
3 3 (10.34%) Open Source
4 2 (6.90%) Algorithms
5 1 (3.45%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Windows
1 6 (20.69%) Linux
2 3 (10.34%) UNIX
3 1 (3.45%) Android
3 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (58.62%) OO
2 14 (48.28%) MVC
3 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (34.48%) OOD
5 8 (27.59%) Workflow
5 8 (27.59%) Document Management
6 7 (24.14%) Software Engineering
6 7 (24.14%) UML
7 5 (17.24%) OOA/OOD
8 3 (10.34%) E-business
8 3 (10.34%) Migration
9 1 (3.45%) Scrum
9 1 (3.45%) Extreme Programming
9 1 (3.45%) TDD
9 1 (3.45%) Pair Programming
9 1 (3.45%) OOP
9 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
9 1 (3.45%) SOA
9 1 (3.45%) B2B
9 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (82.76%) JavaScript
2 22 (75.86%) C#
3 20 (68.97%) SQL
4 8 (27.59%) VB.NET
5 7 (24.14%) PHP
5 7 (24.14%) Java
6 5 (17.24%) T-SQL
7 4 (13.79%) C++
8 3 (10.34%) VBScript
8 3 (10.34%) VC++
8 3 (10.34%) Python
9 2 (6.90%) Shell Script
10 1 (3.45%) Groovy
10 1 (3.45%) Scala
10 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
10 1 (3.45%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (58.62%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) StatsD
Vendors
1 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
2 8 (27.59%) Infragistics
2 8 (27.59%) Telerik
2 8 (27.59%) DevExpress
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle
4 1 (3.45%) GigaSpaces
4 1 (3.45%) Zend