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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 45 54 51
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 23 11 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 4.24% 1.83% 2.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.36% 1.92% 2.95%
Number of salaries quoted 21 11 15
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,250 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £45,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
528 573 508
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 97.42% 95.18% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 438 491 475
Average salary £42,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.57% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 20 October 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Slough

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 25 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 24 (80.00%) .NET
3 23 (76.67%) C#
4 22 (73.33%) HTML
5 20 (66.67%) OO
6 19 (63.33%) XML
6 19 (63.33%) SQL
7 17 (56.67%) SQL Server
7 17 (56.67%) ASP.NET
8 15 (50.00%) .NET Framework
8 15 (50.00%) Degree
8 15 (50.00%) jQuery
9 14 (46.67%) Ajax
10 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (43.33%) MVC
11 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
11 11 (36.67%) Java
11 11 (36.67%) Subversion
11 11 (36.67%) JSON
11 11 (36.67%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (33.33%) Web Services
12 10 (33.33%) OOD
13 9 (30.00%) MS Excel
13 9 (30.00%) CSS
14 8 (26.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 8 (26.67%) IIS
14 8 (26.67%) VB.NET
14 8 (26.67%) XSL
14 8 (26.67%) Infragistics
14 8 (26.67%) Workflow

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (26.67%) IIS
2 3 (10.00%) Apache
2 3 (10.00%) WordPress
2 3 (10.00%) Apache Solr
3 2 (6.67%) Jetty
4 1 (3.33%) Alfresco
4 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.33%) Liferay
Applications
1 9 (30.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) SaaS
2 1 (3.33%) GitHub
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (56.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.33%) NoSQL
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (6.67%) Redis
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.67%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (3.33%) Big Data
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.33%) OLTP
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.33%) Couchbase
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (36.67%) Subversion
2 8 (26.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (13.33%) Git (software)
4 3 (10.00%) JIRA
5 2 (6.67%) Selenium
5 2 (6.67%) WebDriver
6 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
6 1 (3.33%) Hudson
6 1 (3.33%) Gradle
6 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (3.33%) Eclipse
6 1 (3.33%) IntelliJ
6 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (23.33%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (80.00%) .NET
2 22 (73.33%) HTML
3 19 (63.33%) XML
4 17 (56.67%) ASP.NET
5 15 (50.00%) .NET Framework
5 15 (50.00%) jQuery
6 14 (46.67%) Ajax
7 11 (36.67%) JSON
8 10 (33.33%) Web Services
9 9 (30.00%) CSS
10 8 (26.67%) XSL
11 5 (16.67%) Classic ASP
11 5 (16.67%) Ext JS
12 4 (13.33%) SOAP
12 4 (13.33%) WinForms
12 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
13 3 (10.00%) HTML5
13 3 (10.00%) XSLT
13 3 (10.00%) Flash
13 3 (10.00%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (36.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.33%) Computer Science
3 3 (10.00%) Open Source
4 2 (6.67%) RIA
4 2 (6.67%) Algorithms
5 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Windows
1 6 (20.00%) Linux
2 3 (10.00%) UNIX
3 1 (3.33%) Android
3 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (66.67%) OO
2 13 (43.33%) MVC
2 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (33.33%) OOD
4 8 (26.67%) Workflow
4 8 (26.67%) Document Management
5 6 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 6 (20.00%) UML
6 4 (13.33%) OOA/OOD
7 3 (10.00%) E-business
7 3 (10.00%) Migration
7 3 (10.00%) Scrum
8 2 (6.67%) Test Scripting
8 2 (6.67%) Manual Testing
8 2 (6.67%) Test Automation
9 1 (3.33%) BDD
9 1 (3.33%) Web Application Development
9 1 (3.33%) Functional Testing
9 1 (3.33%) Microservices
9 1 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 25 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 23 (76.67%) C#
3 19 (63.33%) SQL
4 11 (36.67%) Java
5 8 (26.67%) VB.NET
6 7 (23.33%) PHP
7 4 (13.33%) T-SQL
8 3 (10.00%) VBScript
8 3 (10.00%) C++
8 3 (10.00%) VC++
8 3 (10.00%) Python
9 2 (6.67%) Shell Script
10 1 (3.33%) Groovy
10 1 (3.33%) Scala
10 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) ISEB
2 2 (6.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) StatsD
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (26.67%) Infragistics
2 8 (26.67%) Telerik
2 8 (26.67%) DevExpress
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle
4 1 (3.33%) GigaSpaces
4 1 (3.33%) Zend