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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 57 53 56
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 11 12 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 1.72% 2.33% 2.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.84% 2.44% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 13
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,250 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £42,250 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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
599 492 610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 93.59% 95.35% 96.37%
Number of salaries quoted 499 434 527
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 September 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Slough

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (90.91%) C#
2 19 (86.36%) .NET
3 18 (81.82%) JavaScript
4 17 (77.27%) SQL
5 15 (68.18%) SQL Server
6 14 (63.64%) ASP.NET
6 14 (63.64%) Ajax
7 13 (59.09%) XML
7 13 (59.09%) PHP
8 12 (54.55%) T-SQL
8 12 (54.55%) MySQL
9 10 (45.45%) WCF
9 10 (45.45%) LINQ
9 10 (45.45%) Logistics
9 10 (45.45%) REST
10 9 (40.91%) HTML
11 8 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (31.82%) CSS
13 5 (22.73%) jQuery
13 5 (22.73%) Web Development
14 4 (18.18%) MVC
14 4 (18.18%) Windows
14 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
14 4 (18.18%) Visual Studio
15 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
15 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
15 3 (13.64%) OO
15 3 (13.64%) IIS
15 3 (13.64%) Java
16 2 (9.09%) DHTML

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (13.64%) IIS
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (68.18%) SQL Server
2 12 (54.55%) MySQL
3 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.55%) Selenium
2 1 (4.55%) EasyMock
2 1 (4.55%) DbUnit
2 1 (4.55%) JUnit
General
1 2 (9.09%) Automotive
2 1 (4.55%) Advertising
2 1 (4.55%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (86.36%) .NET
2 14 (63.64%) ASP.NET
2 14 (63.64%) Ajax
3 13 (59.09%) XML
4 10 (45.45%) WCF
4 10 (45.45%) LINQ
4 10 (45.45%) REST
5 9 (40.91%) HTML
6 7 (31.82%) CSS
7 5 (22.73%) jQuery
8 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (9.09%) LAMP
9 2 (9.09%) XSL
9 2 (9.09%) DHTML
10 1 (4.55%) J2EE
10 1 (4.55%) J2SE
10 1 (4.55%) Web Services
10 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
10 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (9.09%) Android
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (9.09%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Logistics
2 8 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (22.73%) Web Development
4 4 (18.18%) MVC
5 3 (13.64%) OO
6 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.55%) Pair Programming
7 1 (4.55%) Data Analysis
7 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Web Application Development
7 1 (4.55%) Mobile Development
7 1 (4.55%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 20 (90.91%) C#
2 18 (81.82%) JavaScript
3 17 (77.27%) SQL
4 13 (59.09%) PHP
5 12 (54.55%) T-SQL
6 3 (13.64%) Java
7 2 (9.09%) VB.NET
8 1 (4.55%) VBA
8 1 (4.55%) Python
8 1 (4.55%) Ruby
8 1 (4.55%) Perl
8 1 (4.55%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) Salesforce.com