Period
to 20 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 20 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 636 511 658
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 27.46% 21.45% 18.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.30% 22.14% 19.46%
Number of salaries quoted 611 500 664
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £67,125
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -5.26%

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 2,247 2,308 3,382
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.02% 96.89% 96.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1,920 1,893 2,630
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.53% -7.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £72,600 £71,200 £72,000
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +4.17%

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 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Developer in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 20 September 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.

1 325 (51.10%) JavaScript
2 281 (44.18%) C#
3 268 (42.14%) .NET
4 251 (39.47%) CSS
5 249 (39.15%) HTML
6 207 (32.55%) Agile Software Development
7 204 (32.08%) SQL
8 200 (31.45%) SQL Server
9 183 (28.77%) AngularJS
10 182 (28.62%) Java
11 167 (26.26%) Microsoft
12 137 (21.54%) MVC
13 126 (19.81%) jQuery
14 125 (19.65%) Git (software)
15 122 (19.18%) ASP.NET
16 119 (18.71%) Spring
16 119 (18.71%) Node.js
17 117 (18.40%) Linux
18 111 (17.45%) Web Services
19 109 (17.14%) Python
20 106 (16.67%) Front End Development
21 103 (16.19%) Software Engineering
22 94 (14.78%) Degree
23 89 (13.99%) REST
24 86 (13.52%) Web Development
25 84 (13.21%) NoSQL
26 81 (12.74%) Scrum
26 81 (12.74%) React
27 77 (12.11%) ASP.NET MVC
28 69 (10.85%) Windows

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 41 (6.45%) CMS
2 35 (5.50%) Umbraco
3 30 (4.72%) Sitecore CMS
4 22 (3.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 16 (2.52%) nginx
6 13 (2.04%) WordPress
7 11 (1.73%) Tomcat
8 9 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
9 8 (1.26%) Apache Solr
9 8 (1.26%) Drupal
9 8 (1.26%) SharePoint
10 5 (0.79%) Apache
10 5 (0.79%) Kentico
11 4 (0.63%) Apache Spark
11 4 (0.63%) JBoss
11 4 (0.63%) Oracle Workflow
12 3 (0.47%) Apache Pig
12 3 (0.47%) EPiServer
12 3 (0.47%) IIS
12 3 (0.47%) Joomla!
Applications
1 13 (2.04%) Photoshop
2 12 (1.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 12 (1.89%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (0.94%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.63%) Scribe Insight
3 3 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.31%) Magento
5 1 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 65 (10.22%) Amazon AWS
2 63 (9.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 46 (7.23%) SaaS
4 19 (2.99%) npm
5 15 (2.36%) GitHub
6 8 (1.26%) Serverless
7 7 (1.10%) Dynamics 365
8 5 (0.79%) Office 365
9 4 (0.63%) PaaS
9 4 (0.63%) Scribe Online
9 4 (0.63%) Yarn
9 4 (0.63%) Zapier
10 3 (0.47%) Amazon Kinesis
10 3 (0.47%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.31%) Azure Functions
11 2 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.16%) Azure Data Factory
12 1 (0.16%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 32 (5.03%) Internet
2 12 (1.89%) SSH
3 8 (1.26%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.79%) Network Security
5 1 (0.16%) Diameter Protocol
5 1 (0.16%) Modbus
5 1 (0.16%) Skype
5 1 (0.16%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 200 (31.45%) SQL Server
2 84 (13.21%) NoSQL
3 62 (9.75%) Relational Database
4 56 (8.81%) MongoDB
5 40 (6.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 38 (5.97%) RDBMS
6 38 (5.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 35 (5.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 33 (5.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 33 (5.19%) PostgreSQL
9 32 (5.03%) Big Data
10 31 (4.87%) Data Warehouse
11 27 (4.25%) Apache Cassandra
12 23 (3.62%) Power BI
13 20 (3.14%) MySQL
14 17 (2.67%) Redis
15 15 (2.36%) Hadoop
15 15 (2.36%) SQL Server 2008
16 11 (1.73%) SQL Server 2005
16 11 (1.73%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 125 (19.65%) Git (software)
2 65 (10.22%) Visual Studio
3 42 (6.60%) webpack
4 36 (5.66%) Jenkins
5 25 (3.93%) Team Foundation Server
6 23 (3.62%) gulp
7 21 (3.30%) Eclipse
8 17 (2.67%) JIRA
9 15 (2.36%) WiX
10 13 (2.04%) Maven
11 10 (1.57%) Grunt
11 10 (1.57%) IntelliJ
11 10 (1.57%) Mercurial
12 9 (1.42%) JUnit
13 7 (1.10%) Mocha
13 7 (1.10%) Subversion
14 6 (0.94%) Babel
15 5 (0.79%) Bitbucket
15 5 (0.79%) QUnit
15 5 (0.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 41 (6.45%) Games
2 37 (5.82%) Finance
3 17 (2.67%) Automotive
4 14 (2.20%) Telecoms
5 10 (1.57%) Back Office
5 10 (1.57%) Retail
6 7 (1.10%) Advertising
6 7 (1.10%) Marketing
7 6 (0.94%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.79%) Banking
9 4 (0.63%) Billing
10 3 (0.47%) Electronics
10 3 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.31%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.16%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 268 (42.14%) .NET
2 251 (39.47%) CSS
3 249 (39.15%) HTML
4 183 (28.77%) AngularJS
5 126 (19.81%) jQuery
6 122 (19.18%) ASP.NET
7 119 (18.71%) Node.js
7 119 (18.71%) Spring
8 111 (17.45%) Web Services
9 89 (13.99%) REST
10 81 (12.74%) React
11 77 (12.11%) ASP.NET MVC
12 60 (9.43%) Sass
13 59 (9.28%) HTML5
14 58 (9.12%) WCF
15 55 (8.65%) ASP.NET Web API
16 46 (7.23%) CSS3
17 43 (6.76%) .NET Framework
18 38 (5.97%) Angular 2
19 35 (5.50%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 60 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (6.13%) Enterprise Software
3 38 (5.97%) Fintech
4 35 (5.50%) Computer Science
5 34 (5.35%) Social Media
6 24 (3.77%) User Experience
7 21 (3.30%) Greenfield Project
8 18 (2.83%) Mobile App
9 15 (2.36%) Driving Licence
10 13 (2.04%) Self-Motivation
11 12 (1.89%) NHS
12 11 (1.73%) Linux Command Line
13 10 (1.57%) Management Information System
14 7 (1.10%) Internet of Things
15 6 (0.94%) Public Cloud
16 5 (0.79%) N-Tier
17 3 (0.47%) Algorithms
17 3 (0.47%) Virtual Team
18 2 (0.31%) Data Structures
18 2 (0.31%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 117 (18.40%) Linux
2 69 (10.85%) Windows
3 32 (5.03%) Unix
4 27 (4.25%) Ubuntu
5 13 (2.04%) Apple iOS
6 11 (1.73%) Android
7 10 (1.57%) Debian
7 10 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (1.42%) CentOS
9 8 (1.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (32.55%) Agile Software Development
2 137 (21.54%) MVC
3 106 (16.67%) Front End Development
4 103 (16.19%) Software Engineering
5 86 (13.52%) Web Development
6 81 (12.74%) Scrum
7 68 (10.69%) OO
7 68 (10.69%) TDD
8 61 (9.59%) Continuous Integration
9 58 (9.12%) E-Commerce
10 52 (8.18%) BDD
10 52 (8.18%) Unit Testing
11 50 (7.86%) Microservices
12 46 (7.23%) Mentoring
13 43 (6.76%) Multithreading
14 41 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
14 41 (6.45%) Open Source
15 40 (6.29%) Problem-Solving
16 37 (5.82%) Analytics
17 34 (5.35%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 325 (51.10%) JavaScript
2 281 (44.18%) C#
3 204 (32.08%) SQL
4 182 (28.62%) Java
5 109 (17.14%) Python
6 66 (10.38%) Java 8
7 52 (8.18%) T-SQL
8 37 (5.82%) PHP
9 35 (5.50%) C
10 20 (3.14%) TypeScript
11 19 (2.99%) Ruby
12 13 (2.04%) R
13 11 (1.73%) Bash Shell
14 10 (1.57%) ES6
14 10 (1.57%) Go
15 8 (1.26%) VB.NET
16 7 (1.10%) C++
16 7 (1.10%) Objective-C
17 6 (0.94%) PowerShell
17 6 (0.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 94 (14.78%) Degree
2 16 (2.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (1.57%) SC Cleared
3 10 (1.57%) Security Cleared
4 8 (1.26%) Master's Degree
5 5 (0.79%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.16%) MCSE
7 1 (0.16%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.67%) Data Quality
1 17 (2.67%) QA
2 4 (0.63%) PSD2
3 2 (0.31%) GCP
3 2 (0.31%) WAI
3 2 (0.31%) WCAG
4 1 (0.16%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (5.03%) Docker
2 15 (2.36%) vSphere
3 10 (1.57%) HDFS
4 6 (0.94%) Active Directory
5 5 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.16%) zsh
Systems Management
1 18 (2.83%) Ansible
2 16 (2.52%) HAProxy
3 7 (1.10%) Kibana
4 4 (0.63%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (0.47%) Hadoop YARN
5 3 (0.47%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.31%) CloudHub
6 2 (0.31%) Terraform
7 1 (0.16%) Grafana
7 1 (0.16%) logstash
7 1 (0.16%) Marathon
7 1 (0.16%) Mesos
7 1 (0.16%) Puppet
7 1 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 167 (26.26%) Microsoft
2 62 (9.75%) Oracle
3 33 (5.19%) Capita
4 31 (4.87%) Sitecore
5 12 (1.89%) Adobe
6 10 (1.57%) Google
6 10 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
6 10 (1.57%) Tableau
7 8 (1.26%) SAP
8 5 (0.79%) VMware
9 4 (0.63%) Citrix
9 4 (0.63%) Telerik
10 3 (0.47%) IBM
10 3 (0.47%) Zend
11 2 (0.31%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.31%) MuleSoft
11 2 (0.31%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.16%) Automation Anywhere
12 1 (0.16%) Blue Prism
12 1 (0.16%) UiPath