Period
to 22 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 22 June 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
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 77 76
Rank change year-on-year +20 -1 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 99 91 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 4.05% 3.58% 3.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.17% 3.67% 3.88%
Number of salaries quoted 101 87 168
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% - -11.11%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £62,500 £56,625
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +13.64% +3.53% -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 2,374 2,478 3,558
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.10% 97.44% 95.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2,011 1,975 2,843
Reading median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £70,250
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 71 (71.72%) C#
2 46 (46.46%) .NET
3 37 (37.37%) Java
3 37 (37.37%) JavaScript
4 29 (29.29%) Python
4 29 (29.29%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (28.28%) Linux
6 27 (27.27%) Software Engineering
7 25 (25.25%) SQL
8 24 (24.24%) Oracle
8 24 (24.24%) SQL Server
9 23 (23.23%) ASP.NET
10 22 (22.22%) HTML
10 22 (22.22%) Degree
11 21 (21.21%) MVC
11 21 (21.21%) Git (software)
11 21 (21.21%) REST
12 20 (20.20%) Ansible
12 20 (20.20%) C
12 20 (20.20%) Ubuntu
13 19 (19.19%) PostgreSQL
14 18 (18.18%) Redis
15 17 (17.17%) Cybersecurity
15 17 (17.17%) Open Source
15 17 (17.17%) Ruby
15 17 (17.17%) CSS
16 16 (16.16%) Ruby on Rails
16 16 (16.16%) vSphere
16 16 (16.16%) SQLAlchemy
16 16 (16.16%) Twisted

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 16 (16.16%) nginx
2 6 (6.06%) CMS
3 5 (5.05%) Apache
3 5 (5.05%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.01%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 8 (8.08%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.08%) Boomi
1 8 (8.08%) SaaS
2 6 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (5.05%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (3.03%) PaaS
5 1 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.01%) Force.com
5 1 (1.01%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.06%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.04%) SSH
3 3 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (24.24%) SQL Server
2 19 (19.19%) PostgreSQL
3 18 (18.18%) Redis
4 8 (8.08%) Big Data
5 5 (5.05%) Hadoop
5 5 (5.05%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.03%) MongoDB
6 3 (3.03%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.02%) MySQL
8 1 (1.01%) Cosmos DB
8 1 (1.01%) HBase
8 1 (1.01%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 21 (21.21%) Git (software)
2 16 (16.16%) Jenkins
2 16 (16.16%) WiX
3 10 (10.10%) Visual Studio
4 8 (8.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (3.03%) Bitbucket
5 3 (3.03%) JIRA
6 1 (1.01%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 9 (9.09%) Finance
2 7 (7.07%) Automotive
3 4 (4.04%) Games
3 4 (4.04%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.04%) Marketing
4 2 (2.02%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (46.46%) .NET
2 23 (23.23%) ASP.NET
3 22 (22.22%) HTML
4 21 (21.21%) REST
5 17 (17.17%) CSS
6 16 (16.16%) Celery
6 16 (16.16%) Ruby on Rails
6 16 (16.16%) SQLAlchemy
6 16 (16.16%) Twisted
6 16 (16.16%) wxWidgets
7 12 (12.12%) AngularJS
8 10 (10.10%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (8.08%) ASP.NET Web API
9 8 (8.08%) Middleware
9 8 (8.08%) Oracle Fusion
9 8 (8.08%) RAML
10 7 (7.07%) jQuery
10 7 (7.07%) WPF
11 5 (5.05%) Node.js
11 5 (5.05%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.13%) Computer Science
2 8 (8.08%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (5.05%) Driving Licence
4 4 (4.04%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (4.04%) Social Media
5 3 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.02%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.02%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.01%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.01%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.01%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.01%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 28 (28.28%) Linux
2 20 (20.20%) Ubuntu
3 10 (10.10%) Windows
4 4 (4.04%) Debian
4 4 (4.04%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.01%) CentOS
5 1 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.01%) Unix
5 1 (1.01%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (29.29%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (27.27%) Software Engineering
3 21 (21.21%) MVC
4 17 (17.17%) Cybersecurity
4 17 (17.17%) Open Source
5 16 (16.16%) Task Automation
6 14 (14.14%) E-Commerce
6 14 (14.14%) Scrum
7 12 (12.12%) OO
8 10 (10.10%) CRM
8 10 (10.10%) Unit Testing
9 9 (9.09%) ERP
10 7 (7.07%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (6.06%) Mathematics
11 6 (6.06%) Mentoring
12 5 (5.05%) DevOps
12 5 (5.05%) OOP
12 5 (5.05%) Web Development
13 4 (4.04%) Multithreading
13 4 (4.04%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 71 (71.72%) C#
2 37 (37.37%) Java
2 37 (37.37%) JavaScript
3 29 (29.29%) Python
4 25 (25.25%) SQL
5 20 (20.20%) C
6 17 (17.17%) Ruby
7 9 (9.09%) C++
8 5 (5.05%) Apex Code
9 4 (4.04%) Bash Shell
9 4 (4.04%) PHP
9 4 (4.04%) Scala
10 3 (3.03%) VB.NET
11 2 (2.02%) R
11 2 (2.02%) Shell Script
11 2 (2.02%) T-SQL
11 2 (2.02%) TypeScript
11 2 (2.02%) VB
12 1 (1.01%) Go
12 1 (1.01%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (22.22%) Degree
2 13 (13.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (5.05%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.05%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.01%) PhD
System Software
1 16 (16.16%) Docker
1 16 (16.16%) vSphere
2 2 (2.02%) Firmware
3 1 (1.01%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.01%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 20 (20.20%) Ansible
2 16 (16.16%) HAProxy
3 1 (1.01%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 24 (24.24%) Oracle
2 13 (13.13%) Microsoft
2 13 (13.13%) Salesforce.com
3 8 (8.08%) BEA
3 8 (8.08%) Dell
3 8 (8.08%) IBM
3 8 (8.08%) JD Edwards
3 8 (8.08%) PeopleSoft
3 8 (8.08%) SAP
3 8 (8.08%) Siebel
3 8 (8.08%) TIBCO
3 8 (8.08%) Workday
4 4 (4.04%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.02%) Telerik
6 1 (1.01%) Atlassian