The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 29 April 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
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 62 95
Rank change year-on-year -5 +33  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 47 77 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.53% 4.06% 2.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.62% 4.28% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 39 76 61
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,750 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 1299 1800 2356
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 97.52% 94.94% 95.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1012 1467 1611
Median salary £45,750 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.50% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £31,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading that featured Software Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 29 April 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 29 April 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 46 (53.49%) Java
2 45 (52.33%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (46.51%) C#
3 40 (46.51%) AngularJS
4 39 (45.35%) SQL
5 36 (41.86%) .NET
6 34 (39.53%) JavaScript
6 34 (39.53%) Degree
7 29 (33.72%) XML
8 22 (25.58%) SQL Server
8 22 (25.58%) Scrum
9 20 (23.26%) CSS
9 20 (23.26%) Git (software)
10 19 (22.09%) ASP.NET
11 18 (20.93%) MVC
11 18 (20.93%) Python
11 18 (20.93%) Software Engineering
12 17 (19.77%) BDD
12 17 (19.77%) RESTful
12 17 (19.77%) Subversion
13 15 (17.44%) .NET Framework
13 15 (17.44%) Computer Science
13 15 (17.44%) PHP
13 15 (17.44%) HTML
14 14 (16.28%) Salesforce.com
14 14 (16.28%) Selenium
14 14 (16.28%) JIRA
14 14 (16.28%) WebDriver
14 14 (16.28%) LINQ
14 14 (16.28%) Atlassian Bamboo

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 (3.49%) Apache Solr
1 3 (3.49%) Drupal
2 1 (1.16%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.16%) IIS
2 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (5.81%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.79%) SaaS
2 9 (10.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (6.98%) Force.com
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (25.58%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.30%) Big Data
3 7 (8.14%) Hadoop
3 7 (8.14%) Relational Database
4 6 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (6.98%) OLAP
5 5 (5.81%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (5.81%) DTS
5 5 (5.81%) Oracle OLAP
5 5 (5.81%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (5.81%) Power BI
5 5 (5.81%) Snowflake Schema
5 5 (5.81%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (5.81%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (5.81%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (5.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (5.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (5.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (5.81%) Star Schema
6 4 (4.65%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (23.26%) Git (software)
2 17 (19.77%) Subversion
3 14 (16.28%) Appium
3 14 (16.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 14 (16.28%) Cucumber
3 14 (16.28%) Jenkins
3 14 (16.28%) JIRA
3 14 (16.28%) Protractor
3 14 (16.28%) Selenium
3 14 (16.28%) TeamCity
3 14 (16.28%) WebDriver
4 10 (11.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (4.65%) Visual Studio
6 3 (3.49%) Ant
6 3 (3.49%) Eclipse
6 3 (3.49%) FitNesse
7 1 (1.16%) Maven
7 1 (1.16%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 7 (8.14%) Retail
2 6 (6.98%) Finance
3 3 (3.49%) Marketing
4 2 (2.33%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (46.51%) AngularJS
2 36 (41.86%) .NET
3 29 (33.72%) XML
4 20 (23.26%) CSS
5 19 (22.09%) ASP.NET
6 17 (19.77%) RESTful
7 15 (17.44%) .NET Framework
7 15 (17.44%) HTML
8 14 (16.28%) ASP.NET Web API
8 14 (16.28%) LINQ
9 13 (15.12%) jQuery
10 11 (12.79%) Ajax
11 10 (11.63%) SOAP
11 10 (11.63%) Web Services
12 9 (10.47%) Spring
13 7 (8.14%) .NET Core
13 7 (8.14%) Backbone.js
13 7 (8.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 7 (8.14%) Visualforce
13 7 (8.14%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.44%) Computer Science
2 10 (11.63%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.81%) NHS
4 4 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.49%) Cyber Attack
6 2 (2.33%) Cyber Defence
6 2 (2.33%) Social Media
7 1 (1.16%) iPad
7 1 (1.16%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.47%) Linux
2 4 (4.65%) Unix
3 3 (3.49%) Windows
4 2 (2.33%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.16%) CentOS
5 1 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.16%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (52.33%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (25.58%) Scrum
3 18 (20.93%) MVC
3 18 (20.93%) Software Engineering
4 17 (19.77%) BDD
5 14 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (13.95%) TDD
7 10 (11.63%) SDLC
7 10 (11.63%) Web Application Development
8 9 (10.47%) Unit Testing
9 8 (9.30%) Open Source
9 8 (9.30%) Software Architecture
10 6 (6.98%) OO
11 5 (5.81%) Business Analysis
11 5 (5.81%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (5.81%) Data Modelling
11 5 (5.81%) Machine Learning
11 5 (5.81%) Multithreading
11 5 (5.81%) People Management
11 5 (5.81%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (53.49%) Java
2 40 (46.51%) C#
3 39 (45.35%) SQL
4 34 (39.53%) JavaScript
5 18 (20.93%) Python
6 15 (17.44%) PHP
7 12 (13.95%) C++
8 10 (11.63%) Perl
8 10 (11.63%) T-SQL
9 7 (8.14%) Apex Code
10 6 (6.98%) VB.NET
11 5 (5.81%) VB
12 4 (4.65%) Bash Shell
12 4 (4.65%) C
13 3 (3.49%) Scala
13 3 (3.49%) TypeScript
14 1 (1.16%) Jython
14 1 (1.16%) XPath
Qualifications
1 34 (39.53%) Degree
2 3 (3.49%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.16%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.81%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (1.16%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 14 (16.28%) Salesforce.com
2 13 (15.12%) Oracle
3 4 (4.65%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.65%) Zend
4 1 (1.16%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.16%) Talend
Reading, Berkshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Annual Bonus 10%, Full Company Pensi
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Talent Spa
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £32,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Reading
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum GBP 50k +Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Reading
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Extremely Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 22 days ago