Period
to 24 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 24 July 2017.

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

Software Developer
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 83 106
Rank change year-on-year +10 +23 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 85 135 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.45% 3.63% 2.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.56% 3.78% 2.58%
Number of salaries quoted 81 165 108
Reading median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £27,500 £32,500 £30,700
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
Berkshire median annual salary £43,750 £43,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.16% -3.89% +5.88%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2389 3573 4604
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 97.03% 96.07% 95.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1917 2870 3299
Reading median annual salary £47,000 £50,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.00% +8.70% +2.22%
10th Percentile £25,000 £28,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £71,250 £72,500
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% - +11.11%

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in Reading

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Software Developer in Reading

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Developer in Reading over the 6 months to 24 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 2017, Software Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 51 (60.00%) Java
2 44 (51.76%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (48.24%) C#
4 40 (47.06%) AngularJS
5 34 (40.00%) .NET
5 34 (40.00%) Degree
6 33 (38.82%) JavaScript
7 29 (34.12%) SQL
8 25 (29.41%) Computer Science
8 25 (29.41%) Python
9 24 (28.24%) Scrum
10 23 (27.06%) CSS
10 23 (27.06%) Computer Science Degree
11 19 (22.35%) XML
12 17 (20.00%) .NET Framework
12 17 (20.00%) TDD
13 16 (18.82%) C++
14 15 (17.65%) PHP
14 15 (17.65%) SQL Server
14 15 (17.65%) ASP.NET
14 15 (17.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 15 (17.65%) BDD
14 15 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
15 14 (16.47%) Git (software)
15 14 (16.47%) SOAP
15 14 (16.47%) HTML
15 14 (16.47%) Ajax
16 13 (15.29%) JIRA
16 13 (15.29%) Selenium
16 13 (15.29%) jQuery

Software 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 3 (3.53%) Apache Solr
1 3 (3.53%) Drupal
1 3 (3.53%) JBoss
1 3 (3.53%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.18%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (14.12%) SaaS
3 9 (10.59%) Force.com
4 6 (7.06%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.18%) Boomi
5 1 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.18%) HTTP
1 1 (1.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.94%) Big Data
3 10 (11.76%) Hadoop
4 5 (5.88%) MongoDB
4 5 (5.88%) Neo4j
4 5 (5.88%) Pentaho
4 5 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.53%) MySQL
6 2 (2.35%) GIS
7 1 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.18%) OLAP
7 1 (1.18%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 14 (16.47%) Git (software)
2 13 (15.29%) JIRA
2 13 (15.29%) Selenium
3 11 (12.94%) WebDriver
4 10 (11.76%) Subversion
5 9 (10.59%) TeamCity
6 8 (9.41%) Cucumber
6 8 (9.41%) Jenkins
7 7 (8.24%) Appium
7 7 (8.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 7 (8.24%) Protractor
8 5 (5.88%) Talend Open Studio
8 5 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (3.53%) Eclipse
10 1 (1.18%) Ant
10 1 (1.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (5.88%) Marketing
2 4 (4.71%) Advertising
2 4 (4.71%) Finance
3 2 (2.35%) German Language
4 1 (1.18%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (47.06%) AngularJS
2 34 (40.00%) .NET
3 23 (27.06%) CSS
4 19 (22.35%) XML
5 17 (20.00%) .NET Framework
6 15 (17.65%) ASP.NET
6 15 (17.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 14 (16.47%) Ajax
7 14 (16.47%) HTML
7 14 (16.47%) SOAP
8 13 (15.29%) ASP.NET Web API
8 13 (15.29%) jQuery
9 11 (12.94%) RESTful
10 10 (11.76%) Backbone.js
10 10 (11.76%) Visualforce
11 9 (10.59%) D3.js
11 9 (10.59%) LINQ
11 9 (10.59%) Spring
12 8 (9.41%) .NET Core
13 7 (8.24%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (29.41%) Computer Science
2 13 (15.29%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.71%) Social Media
5 2 (2.35%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.35%) User Experience
6 1 (1.18%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (1.18%) iPad
6 1 (1.18%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.94%) Linux
2 5 (5.88%) CentOS
2 5 (5.88%) Ubuntu
3 3 (3.53%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (51.76%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (28.24%) Scrum
3 17 (20.00%) TDD
4 15 (17.65%) BDD
5 13 (15.29%) Web Application Development
6 12 (14.12%) MVC
6 12 (14.12%) Open Source
6 12 (14.12%) Software Engineering
7 10 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (10.59%) Microservices
9 8 (9.41%) SDET
9 8 (9.41%) Test Automation
10 6 (7.06%) Mathematics
10 6 (7.06%) Software Architecture
11 5 (5.88%) Continuous Deployment
11 5 (5.88%) Machine Learning
11 5 (5.88%) Mentoring
11 5 (5.88%) Open Source Development
11 5 (5.88%) People Management
12 4 (4.71%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 51 (60.00%) Java
2 41 (48.24%) C#
3 33 (38.82%) JavaScript
4 29 (34.12%) SQL
5 25 (29.41%) Python
6 16 (18.82%) C++
7 15 (17.65%) PHP
8 11 (12.94%) Perl
9 10 (11.76%) Apex Code
10 7 (8.24%) C
11 6 (7.06%) T-SQL
12 5 (5.88%) Go
12 5 (5.88%) Jython
13 3 (3.53%) TypeScript
14 2 (2.35%) Bash Shell
14 2 (2.35%) VB
14 2 (2.35%) VB.NET
15 1 (1.18%) XPath
Qualifications
1 34 (40.00%) Degree
2 23 (27.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (5.88%) Master's Degree
4 2 (2.35%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.35%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.18%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.18%) Perfmon
1 1 (1.18%) rkt
Vendors
1 12 (14.12%) Oracle
2 7 (8.24%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (7.06%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.88%) Talend
5 2 (2.35%) Zend
6 1 (1.18%) Dell
6 1 (1.18%) Red Hat
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Posted: 13 hours ago
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Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Health and Pension
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Salary: £32,000 + Benefits
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