Period
to 20 April 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 20 April 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Developer
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 713 613 828
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 27.42% 22.53% 20.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.38% 23.07% 21.04%
Number of salaries quoted 672 539 848
Reading median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £28,925
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Reading
Permanent vacancies in Reading with a recognized job title 2,512 2,657 3,936
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.62% 97.65% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2,120 2,026 3,123
Reading median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £70,000
Berkshire median annual salary £49,135 £49,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.28% -2.00% -

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings that featured Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Reading

Developer
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Developer in Reading.

Salary trend for Developer in Reading

Developer
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Reading over the 6 months to 20 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Developer in Reading

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 April 2018, Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Reading region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 356 (49.93%) JavaScript
2 316 (44.32%) HTML
3 299 (41.94%) CSS
4 291 (40.81%) .NET
5 289 (40.53%) C#
6 279 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
7 219 (30.72%) Java
8 193 (27.07%) SQL
9 192 (26.93%) SQL Server
10 191 (26.79%) MVC
11 174 (24.40%) AngularJS
12 147 (20.62%) ASP.NET
13 144 (20.20%) Degree
14 131 (18.37%) Git (software)
15 123 (17.25%) Node.js
16 122 (17.11%) TDD
17 118 (16.55%) jQuery
18 113 (15.85%) Linux
19 107 (15.01%) NoSQL
20 105 (14.73%) BDD
21 104 (14.59%) Python
22 102 (14.31%) Microsoft
23 99 (13.88%) Scrum
24 96 (13.46%) ASP.NET MVC
25 93 (13.04%) Spring
26 90 (12.62%) Web Development
27 84 (11.78%) Web Services
28 83 (11.64%) Software Engineering
29 82 (11.50%) RESTful
30 80 (11.22%) HTML5

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 45 (6.31%) CMS
2 33 (4.63%) Umbraco
3 20 (2.81%) Confluence
3 20 (2.81%) WordPress
4 16 (2.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 16 (2.24%) Sitecore CMS
5 14 (1.96%) nginx
6 13 (1.82%) Drupal
7 11 (1.54%) EPiServer
8 9 (1.26%) SharePoint
8 9 (1.26%) Tomcat
9 8 (1.12%) Apache
10 7 (0.98%) JBoss
10 7 (0.98%) WebLogic
11 5 (0.70%) Joomla!
11 5 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (0.56%) IIS
12 4 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.42%) Alfresco
13 3 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 9 (1.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 9 (1.26%) Adobe Illustrator
1 9 (1.26%) Photoshop
2 4 (0.56%) InfoPath
2 4 (0.56%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (2.24%) Dynamics AX
1 16 (2.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.12%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 59 (8.27%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (6.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (3.09%) SaaS
4 15 (2.10%) npm
5 8 (1.12%) Boomi
5 8 (1.12%) Serverless
6 6 (0.84%) Amazon SQS
7 5 (0.70%) Dynamics 365
8 4 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.28%) Force.com
9 2 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.28%) Slack
10 1 (0.14%) GitHub
10 1 (0.14%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (4.77%) Internet
2 12 (1.68%) HTTP
3 10 (1.40%) TCP/IP
4 7 (0.98%) SSH
5 6 (0.84%) AMQP
6 3 (0.42%) SMTP
7 2 (0.28%) DNS
7 2 (0.28%) FTP
7 2 (0.28%) Network Security
7 2 (0.28%) SSL
8 1 (0.14%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 192 (26.93%) SQL Server
2 107 (15.01%) NoSQL
3 65 (9.12%) MySQL
4 47 (6.59%) Relational Database
5 39 (5.47%) MongoDB
6 35 (4.91%) PostgreSQL
7 33 (4.63%) SQL Server 2016
8 29 (4.07%) Big Data
9 28 (3.93%) Apache Cassandra
10 26 (3.65%) RDBMS
11 24 (3.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 21 (2.95%) HBase
13 16 (2.24%) Redis
14 9 (1.26%) Hadoop
15 8 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 7 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 5 (0.70%) Cosmos DB
18 4 (0.56%) Blockchain
18 4 (0.56%) CouchDB
18 4 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 131 (18.37%) Git (software)
2 42 (5.89%) Jenkins
3 35 (4.91%) Visual Studio
4 29 (4.07%) JIRA
5 18 (2.52%) Team Foundation Server
5 18 (2.52%) webpack
6 17 (2.38%) Subversion
7 16 (2.24%) Bitbucket
8 14 (1.96%) Karma Test Runner
8 14 (1.96%) WiX
9 13 (1.82%) gulp
9 13 (1.82%) Jasmine
9 13 (1.82%) Protractor
10 10 (1.40%) Selenium
11 9 (1.26%) JUnit
12 8 (1.12%) MSTest
12 8 (1.12%) NUnit
13 7 (0.98%) Maven
14 6 (0.84%) Cucumber
15 5 (0.70%) Eclipse
General
1 46 (6.45%) Finance
2 41 (5.75%) Games
3 39 (5.47%) Marketing
4 25 (3.51%) Billing
5 15 (2.10%) Retail
6 12 (1.68%) Advertising
7 10 (1.40%) Back Office
8 7 (0.98%) Telecoms
9 6 (0.84%) Automotive
10 5 (0.70%) Legal
11 4 (0.56%) Law
11 4 (0.56%) Local Government
11 4 (0.56%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.56%) Multimedia
12 3 (0.42%) Banking
13 2 (0.28%) Electronics
14 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.14%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.14%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 316 (44.32%) HTML
2 299 (41.94%) CSS
3 291 (40.81%) .NET
4 174 (24.40%) AngularJS
5 147 (20.62%) ASP.NET
6 123 (17.25%) Node.js
7 118 (16.55%) jQuery
8 96 (13.46%) ASP.NET MVC
9 93 (13.04%) Spring
10 84 (11.78%) Web Services
11 82 (11.50%) RESTful
12 80 (11.22%) HTML5
13 78 (10.94%) WCF
14 77 (10.80%) REST
15 67 (9.40%) ASP.NET Web API
16 62 (8.70%) React
17 55 (7.71%) .NET Framework
17 55 (7.71%) Sass
18 52 (7.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 48 (6.73%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 64 (8.98%) Computer Science
2 34 (4.77%) Enterprise Software
3 30 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (3.65%) Greenfield Project
5 23 (3.23%) User Experience
6 16 (2.24%) Fintech
7 15 (2.10%) Social Media
8 10 (1.40%) Data Centre
8 10 (1.40%) Self-Motivation
9 7 (0.98%) Algorithms
10 5 (0.70%) Management Information System
10 5 (0.70%) Smartphone
11 4 (0.56%) Blog
11 4 (0.56%) N-Tier
11 4 (0.56%) Social Network
12 3 (0.42%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.42%) Driving Licence
12 3 (0.42%) Robotics
13 2 (0.28%) Mobile App
13 2 (0.28%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 113 (15.85%) Linux
2 62 (8.70%) Windows
3 20 (2.81%) Ubuntu
4 16 (2.24%) Unix
5 10 (1.40%) Windows Server
6 7 (0.98%) Mac OS X
7 5 (0.70%) Debian
8 4 (0.56%) Android
9 3 (0.42%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.42%) CentOS
9 3 (0.42%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.14%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 279 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 191 (26.79%) MVC
3 122 (17.11%) TDD
4 105 (14.73%) BDD
5 99 (13.88%) Scrum
6 90 (12.62%) Web Development
7 83 (11.64%) Software Engineering
8 77 (10.80%) Continuous Integration
9 76 (10.66%) Front End Development
10 65 (9.12%) OO
11 63 (8.84%) Open Source
12 62 (8.70%) Mentoring
12 62 (8.70%) Unit Testing
13 50 (7.01%) E-Commerce
14 49 (6.87%) Microservices
14 49 (6.87%) Web Application Development
15 43 (6.03%) Test Automation
16 41 (5.75%) CRM
17 38 (5.33%) User Stories
18 33 (4.63%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 356 (49.93%) JavaScript
2 289 (40.53%) C#
3 219 (30.72%) Java
4 193 (27.07%) SQL
5 104 (14.59%) Python
6 69 (9.68%) PHP
7 56 (7.85%) Java 8
8 53 (7.43%) Ruby
9 52 (7.29%) C
10 40 (5.61%) C++
11 21 (2.95%) T-SQL
12 20 (2.81%) R
12 20 (2.81%) TypeScript
13 16 (2.24%) X++
14 15 (2.10%) ES6
15 14 (1.96%) Perl
16 13 (1.82%) ES7
17 11 (1.54%) Apex Code
18 9 (1.26%) Bash Shell
19 8 (1.12%) Scala
Qualifications
1 144 (20.20%) Degree
2 46 (6.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (2.66%) Master's Degree
4 8 (1.12%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.12%) Security Cleared
5 5 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.56%) PhD
7 3 (0.42%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.28%) ISEB
8 2 (0.28%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.14%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (1.68%) QA
2 3 (0.42%) GDPR
3 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.14%) GCP
3 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 29 (4.07%) Docker
2 18 (2.52%) HDFS
2 18 (2.52%) vSphere
3 4 (0.56%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.42%) Firmware
5 2 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (2.38%) Ansible
2 14 (1.96%) HAProxy
3 4 (0.56%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.28%) Puppet
5 1 (0.14%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.14%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 102 (14.31%) Microsoft
2 52 (7.29%) Oracle
3 48 (6.73%) Capita
4 29 (4.07%) Salesforce.com
5 17 (2.38%) Twitter
6 16 (2.24%) Sitecore
7 10 (1.40%) IBM
7 10 (1.40%) SAP
7 10 (1.40%) Zend
8 9 (1.26%) Adobe
9 8 (1.12%) BEA
9 8 (1.12%) Dell
9 8 (1.12%) JD Edwards
9 8 (1.12%) PeopleSoft
9 8 (1.12%) Siebel
9 8 (1.12%) Telerik
9 8 (1.12%) TIBCO
9 8 (1.12%) Workday
10 5 (0.70%) Atlassian
11 4 (0.56%) DevExpress