Period
to 14 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 95 111
Rank change year-on-year +5 +16 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 56 60 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.73% 2.47% 2.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.85% 2.57% 2.49%
Number of salaries quoted 59 58 75
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +4.40%
10th Percentile £26,650 £27,500 £31,450
90th Percentile £66,000 £62,500 £60,000
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 1,967 2,332 3,218
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.72% 95.89% 96.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1,693 1,922 2,418
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% -8.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,050 £25,625 £27,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% -

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 14 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 39 (69.64%) C#
2 34 (60.71%) JavaScript
3 25 (44.64%) .NET
4 23 (41.07%) SQL
5 22 (39.29%) SQL Server
6 20 (35.71%) Git (software)
7 19 (33.93%) ASP.NET
8 17 (30.36%) Degree
9 16 (28.57%) Microsoft
10 15 (26.79%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (26.79%) HTML
11 14 (25.00%) Linux
11 14 (25.00%) MVC
11 14 (25.00%) Software Engineering
12 12 (21.43%) CSS
12 12 (21.43%) Python
12 12 (21.43%) Java
13 11 (19.64%) Oracle
13 11 (19.64%) Computer Science
13 11 (19.64%) jQuery
13 11 (19.64%) Relational Database
14 10 (17.86%) AngularJS
15 9 (16.07%) Business Intelligence
15 9 (16.07%) Jenkins
15 9 (16.07%) Computer Science Degree
16 8 (14.29%) Big Data
16 8 (14.29%) Docker
17 7 (12.50%) HAProxy
17 7 (12.50%) Redis
17 7 (12.50%) PostgreSQL

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 6 (10.71%) nginx
2 4 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.36%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.79%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.79%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.14%) SaaS
3 2 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.57%) npm
3 2 (3.57%) Yarn
4 1 (1.79%) GitHub
4 1 (1.79%) IaaS
4 1 (1.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) SSH
2 2 (3.57%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.79%) Modbus
3 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (39.29%) SQL Server
2 11 (19.64%) Relational Database
3 8 (14.29%) Big Data
4 7 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (12.50%) Redis
5 6 (10.71%) MySQL
5 6 (10.71%) RDBMS
6 5 (8.93%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (8.93%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 5 (8.93%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (8.93%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (8.93%) Lumira
6 5 (8.93%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (8.93%) SAP Data Services
6 5 (8.93%) Snowflake Schema
6 5 (8.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (8.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (8.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (3.57%) MongoDB
7 2 (3.57%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (35.71%) Git (software)
2 9 (16.07%) Jenkins
3 6 (10.71%) WiX
4 5 (8.93%) Oracle APEX
4 5 (8.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (7.14%) Cucumber
5 4 (7.14%) Selenium
6 3 (5.36%) Grunt
7 2 (3.57%) gulp
7 2 (3.57%) Mocha
7 2 (3.57%) QUnit
7 2 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (3.57%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.79%) CircleCI
8 1 (1.79%) Emacs
8 1 (1.79%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.79%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (10.71%) Finance
2 5 (8.93%) Retail
3 1 (1.79%) Automotive
3 1 (1.79%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (44.64%) .NET
2 19 (33.93%) ASP.NET
3 15 (26.79%) HTML
4 12 (21.43%) CSS
5 11 (19.64%) jQuery
6 10 (17.86%) AngularJS
7 7 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (10.71%) Celery
8 6 (10.71%) Ruby on Rails
8 6 (10.71%) SQLAlchemy
8 6 (10.71%) Twisted
8 6 (10.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (10.71%) Web Services
8 6 (10.71%) wxWidgets
8 6 (10.71%) XML
9 5 (8.93%) D3.js
9 5 (8.93%) React
9 5 (8.93%) Visualforce
9 5 (8.93%) Vue.js
10 4 (7.14%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (7.14%) Client/Server
3 3 (5.36%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.79%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.79%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.79%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (25.00%) Linux
2 6 (10.71%) Ubuntu
3 3 (5.36%) Unix
3 3 (5.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.79%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (25.00%) MVC
2 14 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 11 (19.64%) Computer Science
4 9 (16.07%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (12.50%) Scrum
5 7 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 7 (12.50%) Web Development
6 6 (10.71%) BDD
6 6 (10.71%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (10.71%) Mathematics
6 6 (10.71%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (10.71%) Task Automation
7 5 (8.93%) Analytics
7 5 (8.93%) Data Integration
7 5 (8.93%) Data Visualisation
7 5 (8.93%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (8.93%) Prototyping
7 5 (8.93%) SDLC
7 5 (8.93%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 39 (69.64%) C#
2 34 (60.71%) JavaScript
3 23 (41.07%) SQL
4 12 (21.43%) Java
4 12 (21.43%) Python
5 7 (12.50%) Ruby
6 6 (10.71%) C
6 6 (10.71%) T-SQL
7 5 (8.93%) Apex Code
7 5 (8.93%) C++
8 4 (7.14%) Bash Shell
8 4 (7.14%) TypeScript
9 2 (3.57%) ES6
10 1 (1.79%) Go
10 1 (1.79%) Perl
10 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.79%) R
10 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (30.36%) Degree
2 9 (16.07%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (8.93%) Master's Degree
4 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.57%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 8 (14.29%) Docker
2 6 (10.71%) vSphere
3 2 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.79%) zsh
Systems Management
1 7 (12.50%) HAProxy
2 6 (10.71%) Ansible
3 1 (1.79%) Grafana
3 1 (1.79%) Kibana
3 1 (1.79%) logstash
3 1 (1.79%) Marathon
3 1 (1.79%) Mesos
3 1 (1.79%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 11 (19.64%) Oracle
3 5 (8.93%) CommVault
3 5 (8.93%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (8.93%) SAP
3 5 (8.93%) Tableau
4 2 (3.57%) Telerik