The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Slough region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 47 58 38
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 10 10 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 2.04% 1.53% 4.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.14% 1.60% 4.85%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 19
Average salary £40,000 £25,375 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.63% -36.56%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Job Titles Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
468 626 557
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 95.71% 95.72% 95.05%
Number of salaries quoted 409 539 468
Average salary £45,000 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.25% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £22,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Developer
Berkshire

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 1 August 2014.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Slough

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 12 (70.59%) Subversion
2 11 (64.71%) C#
2 11 (64.71%) .NET
3 10 (58.82%) OO
4 9 (52.94%) HTML
4 9 (52.94%) Java
4 9 (52.94%) ASP.NET
4 9 (52.94%) Ajax
5 8 (47.06%) jQuery
5 8 (47.06%) Web Services
5 8 (47.06%) XML
5 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
5 8 (47.06%) SQL
6 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
6 7 (41.18%) JIRA
6 7 (41.18%) .NET Framework
6 7 (41.18%) Scrum
7 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (35.29%) Degree
7 6 (35.29%) MVC
8 5 (29.41%) Infragistics
8 5 (29.41%) Workflow
8 5 (29.41%) Hibernate
8 5 (29.41%) Tomcat
8 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
8 5 (29.41%) OOD
8 5 (29.41%) VB.NET
8 5 (29.41%) Struts
8 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
8 5 (29.41%) IIS

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 5 (29.41%) Tomcat
1 5 (29.41%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Internet
2 1 (5.88%) Wireless
2 1 (5.88%) Intranet
2 1 (5.88%) Broadband
2 1 (5.88%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (70.59%) Subversion
2 7 (41.18%) JIRA
3 5 (29.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 5 (29.41%) Maven
3 5 (29.41%) EasyMock
3 5 (29.41%) Artifactory
3 5 (29.41%) Jenkins
4 2 (11.76%) WebDriver
4 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
4 2 (11.76%) Selenium
5 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (29.41%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) .NET
2 9 (52.94%) HTML
2 9 (52.94%) ASP.NET
2 9 (52.94%) Ajax
3 8 (47.06%) jQuery
3 8 (47.06%) Web Services
3 8 (47.06%) XML
4 7 (41.18%) .NET Framework
5 5 (29.41%) Hibernate
5 5 (29.41%) Struts
5 5 (29.41%) XSL
5 5 (29.41%) JSON
5 5 (29.41%) Spring
5 5 (29.41%) Vaadin
6 4 (23.53%) CSS
7 3 (17.65%) HTML5
8 2 (11.76%) Ext JS
8 2 (11.76%) CSS3
8 2 (11.76%) Classic ASP
8 2 (11.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) RIA
2 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) OO
2 7 (41.18%) Scrum
3 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (35.29%) MVC
4 5 (29.41%) Workflow
4 5 (29.41%) OOD
4 5 (29.41%) TDD
4 5 (29.41%) Document Management
4 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (29.41%) Web Application Development
5 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
5 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
5 2 (11.76%) Manual Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) C#
2 9 (52.94%) Java
3 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
3 8 (47.06%) SQL
4 5 (29.41%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
2 2 (11.76%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Infragistics
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
1 5 (29.41%) Telerik
1 5 (29.41%) DevExpress