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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 52 52 56
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 15 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 2.46% 1.82% 1.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.57% 1.89% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 9
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £25,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +58.41%
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
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
583 476 623
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 95.57% 96.16% 95.70%
Number of salaries quoted 469 418 532
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,200 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
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 30 July 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Slough

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 20 (83.33%) C#
1 20 (83.33%) .NET
2 19 (79.17%) JavaScript
3 18 (75.00%) SQL
4 16 (66.67%) SQL Server
5 15 (62.50%) ASP.NET
5 15 (62.50%) Ajax
6 14 (58.33%) XML
7 13 (54.17%) MySQL
7 13 (54.17%) T-SQL
7 13 (54.17%) PHP
8 11 (45.83%) Logistics
8 11 (45.83%) WCF
8 11 (45.83%) LINQ
8 11 (45.83%) REST
9 9 (37.50%) HTML
9 9 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (29.17%) CSS
11 5 (20.83%) jQuery
11 5 (20.83%) Web Development
12 4 (16.67%) MVC
12 4 (16.67%) Visual Studio
12 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
13 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
13 3 (12.50%) IIS
13 3 (12.50%) Windows
13 3 (12.50%) OO
13 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
13 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
14 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 3 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 13 (54.17%) MySQL
3 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.17%) Selenium
2 1 (4.17%) EasyMock
2 1 (4.17%) DbUnit
2 1 (4.17%) JUnit
General
1 2 (8.33%) Automotive
2 1 (4.17%) Advertising
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (83.33%) .NET
2 15 (62.50%) ASP.NET
2 15 (62.50%) Ajax
3 14 (58.33%) XML
4 11 (45.83%) WCF
4 11 (45.83%) LINQ
4 11 (45.83%) REST
5 9 (37.50%) HTML
6 7 (29.17%) CSS
7 5 (20.83%) jQuery
8 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (8.33%) LAMP
9 2 (8.33%) XSL
9 2 (8.33%) DHTML
10 1 (4.17%) J2EE
10 1 (4.17%) J2SE
10 1 (4.17%) Web Services
10 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
10 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.17%) Android
3 1 (4.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Logistics
2 9 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (20.83%) Web Development
4 4 (16.67%) MVC
5 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (12.50%) OO
6 2 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (4.17%) SOA
7 1 (4.17%) Pair Programming
7 1 (4.17%) Data Analysis
7 1 (4.17%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.17%) System Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (83.33%) C#
2 19 (79.17%) JavaScript
3 18 (75.00%) SQL
4 13 (54.17%) T-SQL
4 13 (54.17%) PHP
5 2 (8.33%) VB.NET
5 2 (8.33%) Java
6 1 (4.17%) Perl
6 1 (4.17%) VBA
6 1 (4.17%) Python
6 1 (4.17%) Embedded C
6 1 (4.17%) Ruby
6 1 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Salesforce.com