Period
to 21 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 3 2
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 661 494 787
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 27.54% 19.84% 21.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.32% 20.40% 22.01%
Number of salaries quoted 628 427 808
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £31,500
90th Percentile £67,875 £62,500 £65,000
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

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 2,334 2,422 3,575
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.25% 97.27% 96.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1,978 1,941 2,866
Reading median annual salary £48,500 £46,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.30% -7.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £71,250
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -

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 21 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Developer in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 21 July 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.

1 331 (50.08%) JavaScript
2 285 (43.12%) C#
3 284 (42.97%) .NET
4 277 (41.91%) CSS
5 274 (41.45%) HTML
6 216 (32.68%) Agile Software Development
7 192 (29.05%) Java
8 180 (27.23%) SQL Server
9 179 (27.08%) SQL
10 169 (25.57%) AngularJS
11 154 (23.30%) MVC
12 139 (21.03%) ASP.NET
13 136 (20.57%) Microsoft
14 133 (20.12%) Node.js
15 130 (19.67%) Git (software)
16 121 (18.31%) jQuery
17 115 (17.40%) Linux
18 109 (16.49%) Python
19 107 (16.19%) Spring
20 103 (15.58%) Front End Development
21 98 (14.83%) Degree
22 97 (14.67%) REST
22 97 (14.67%) NoSQL
23 91 (13.77%) Software Engineering
24 89 (13.46%) ASP.NET MVC
25 83 (12.56%) Scrum
25 83 (12.56%) React
26 81 (12.25%) Web Development
27 80 (12.10%) Web Services
28 64 (9.68%) 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 46 (6.96%) CMS
2 41 (6.20%) Umbraco
3 27 (4.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 27 (4.08%) Sitecore CMS
4 18 (2.72%) WordPress
5 16 (2.42%) nginx
6 11 (1.66%) Drupal
6 11 (1.66%) Tomcat
7 9 (1.36%) Apache
8 7 (1.06%) Confluence
8 7 (1.06%) Joomla!
9 6 (0.91%) WebLogic
10 5 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (0.76%) JBoss
11 4 (0.61%) IIS
12 3 (0.45%) EPiServer
12 3 (0.45%) Kentico
12 3 (0.45%) SharePoint
13 2 (0.30%) Alfresco
13 2 (0.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (2.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 16 (2.42%) Adobe Illustrator
1 16 (2.42%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.21%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.76%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 57 (8.62%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (6.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (4.39%) SaaS
4 19 (2.87%) npm
5 6 (0.91%) GitHub
6 5 (0.76%) Boomi
6 5 (0.76%) Dynamics 365
6 5 (0.76%) Serverless
7 4 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.61%) PaaS
7 4 (0.61%) Zapier
8 3 (0.45%) Yarn
9 2 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.30%) Slack
10 1 (0.15%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.15%) Force.com
10 1 (0.15%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.15%) Google Play
10 1 (0.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 39 (5.90%) Internet
2 15 (2.27%) SSH
3 11 (1.66%) TCP/IP
4 8 (1.21%) HTTP
5 3 (0.45%) Network Security
6 2 (0.30%) DNS
6 2 (0.30%) FTP
6 2 (0.30%) SMTP
6 2 (0.30%) SSL
7 1 (0.15%) AMQP
7 1 (0.15%) Diameter Protocol
7 1 (0.15%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 180 (27.23%) SQL Server
2 97 (14.67%) NoSQL
3 57 (8.62%) Relational Database
4 51 (7.72%) MongoDB
5 34 (5.14%) RDBMS
6 33 (4.99%) Apache Cassandra
7 32 (4.84%) Big Data
7 32 (4.84%) MySQL
8 31 (4.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 29 (4.39%) PostgreSQL
10 24 (3.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 23 (3.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 19 (2.87%) Redis
13 17 (2.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 16 (2.42%) Data Warehouse
14 16 (2.42%) HBase
15 14 (2.12%) Hadoop
15 14 (2.12%) Power BI
16 10 (1.51%) SQL Server 2008
16 10 (1.51%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 130 (19.67%) Git (software)
2 49 (7.41%) Visual Studio
3 34 (5.14%) Jenkins
4 26 (3.93%) webpack
5 22 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 20 (3.03%) JIRA
7 18 (2.72%) gulp
8 16 (2.42%) WiX
9 14 (2.12%) Subversion
10 10 (1.51%) Mercurial
11 8 (1.21%) Bitbucket
12 7 (1.06%) Maven
13 6 (0.91%) Grunt
13 6 (0.91%) Mocha
13 6 (0.91%) Selenium
14 5 (0.76%) Babel
14 5 (0.76%) NUnit
15 4 (0.61%) PHPUnit
15 4 (0.61%) Visual Composer
15 4 (0.61%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 46 (6.96%) Games
2 36 (5.45%) Finance
3 16 (2.42%) Marketing
3 16 (2.42%) Retail
4 15 (2.27%) Automotive
5 11 (1.66%) Billing
6 10 (1.51%) Advertising
6 10 (1.51%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.21%) Back Office
8 6 (0.91%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.61%) Law
9 4 (0.61%) Legal
9 4 (0.61%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.15%) Banking
11 1 (0.15%) Electronics
11 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.15%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 284 (42.97%) .NET
2 277 (41.91%) CSS
3 274 (41.45%) HTML
4 169 (25.57%) AngularJS
5 139 (21.03%) ASP.NET
6 133 (20.12%) Node.js
7 121 (18.31%) jQuery
8 107 (16.19%) Spring
9 97 (14.67%) REST
10 89 (13.46%) ASP.NET MVC
11 83 (12.56%) React
12 80 (12.10%) Web Services
13 64 (9.68%) HTML5
14 63 (9.53%) Sass
15 62 (9.38%) WCF
16 59 (8.93%) ASP.NET Web API
17 51 (7.72%) CSS3
18 39 (5.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 37 (5.60%) .NET Framework
19 37 (5.60%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 53 (8.02%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (6.20%) Computer Science
3 38 (5.75%) Enterprise Software
4 30 (4.54%) User Experience
5 28 (4.24%) Fintech
6 27 (4.08%) Greenfield Project
7 18 (2.72%) Social Media
8 15 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
9 10 (1.51%) Driving Licence
9 10 (1.51%) Management Information System
10 7 (1.06%) Linux Command Line
10 7 (1.06%) NHS
11 5 (0.76%) Internet of Things
11 5 (0.76%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.61%) Data Centre
13 3 (0.45%) Algorithms
13 3 (0.45%) Blog
13 3 (0.45%) Social Network
14 2 (0.30%) Credit Risk
14 2 (0.30%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 115 (17.40%) Linux
2 58 (8.77%) Windows
3 27 (4.08%) Ubuntu
4 17 (2.57%) Unix
5 12 (1.82%) Android
6 11 (1.66%) Debian
7 9 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (1.21%) CentOS
9 6 (0.91%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.61%) Windows Server
11 2 (0.30%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.30%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (32.68%) Agile Software Development
2 154 (23.30%) MVC
3 103 (15.58%) Front End Development
4 91 (13.77%) Software Engineering
5 83 (12.56%) Scrum
6 81 (12.25%) Web Development
7 60 (9.08%) E-Commerce
8 59 (8.93%) Mentoring
8 59 (8.93%) OO
9 58 (8.77%) TDD
10 55 (8.32%) Unit Testing
11 54 (8.17%) Continuous Integration
12 50 (7.56%) Open Source
13 45 (6.81%) BDD
13 45 (6.81%) Microservices
14 41 (6.20%) Problem-Solving
15 37 (5.60%) User Stories
16 36 (5.45%) Web Application Development
17 35 (5.30%) Market Research
18 33 (4.99%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 331 (50.08%) JavaScript
2 285 (43.12%) C#
3 192 (29.05%) Java
4 179 (27.08%) SQL
5 109 (16.49%) Python
6 61 (9.23%) Java 8
7 54 (8.17%) C
8 42 (6.35%) PHP
9 31 (4.69%) T-SQL
10 29 (4.39%) Ruby
11 18 (2.72%) C++
12 17 (2.57%) TypeScript
13 16 (2.42%) R
14 12 (1.82%) Bash Shell
15 9 (1.36%) Scala
16 8 (1.21%) X++
17 7 (1.06%) Apex Code
18 5 (0.76%) ES6
18 5 (0.76%) Perl
18 5 (0.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 98 (14.83%) Degree
2 20 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (1.36%) SC Cleared
3 9 (1.36%) Security Cleared
4 6 (0.91%) Master's Degree
5 3 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.30%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.15%) MCSE
7 1 (0.15%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.51%) QA
2 6 (0.91%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.45%) GDPR
4 2 (0.30%) GCP
5 1 (0.15%) WAI
System Software
1 36 (5.45%) Docker
2 16 (2.42%) vSphere
3 13 (1.97%) HDFS
4 2 (0.30%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.15%) Firmware
5 1 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.15%) zsh
Systems Management
1 21 (3.18%) Ansible
2 17 (2.57%) HAProxy
3 5 (0.76%) Kubernetes
4 4 (0.61%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.30%) Puppet
5 2 (0.30%) Terraform
6 1 (0.15%) Grafana
6 1 (0.15%) Kibana
6 1 (0.15%) logstash
6 1 (0.15%) Marathon
6 1 (0.15%) Mesos
6 1 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 136 (20.57%) Microsoft
2 58 (8.77%) Oracle
3 36 (5.45%) Capita
4 28 (4.24%) Sitecore
5 16 (2.42%) Adobe
6 15 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (1.36%) Google
8 8 (1.21%) IBM
9 6 (0.91%) SAP
9 6 (0.91%) Telerik
10 5 (0.76%) BEA
10 5 (0.76%) Dell
10 5 (0.76%) JD Edwards
10 5 (0.76%) PeopleSoft
10 5 (0.76%) Siebel
10 5 (0.76%) TIBCO
10 5 (0.76%) Workday
11 4 (0.61%) Facebook
11 4 (0.61%) Red Hat
11 4 (0.61%) Zend