Period
to 20 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £44,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 20 January 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 94 91
Rank change year-on-year -9 -3 +72
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 58 80 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.28% 2.63% 2.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.38% 2.73% 3.12%
Number of salaries quoted 56 75 132
Reading median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,500 £31,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +4.65% +7.50%

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 2,434 2,929 4,259
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.75% 96.44% 95.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2,030 2,162 3,436
Reading median annual salary £46,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.16% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,450 £68,750
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% - +6.38%

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 20 January 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 20 January 2018, 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 42 (72.41%) C#
2 31 (53.45%) .NET
3 25 (43.10%) Java
3 25 (43.10%) JavaScript
3 25 (43.10%) SQL
4 20 (34.48%) SQL Server
4 20 (34.48%) Degree
5 17 (29.31%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (27.59%) HTML
6 16 (27.59%) Python
7 15 (25.86%) CSS
7 15 (25.86%) C++
8 14 (24.14%) MVC
8 14 (24.14%) .NET Framework
9 13 (22.41%) Scrum
9 13 (22.41%) ASP.NET
10 11 (18.97%) Computer Science
10 11 (18.97%) Computer Science Degree
11 10 (17.24%) AngularJS
11 10 (17.24%) Open Source
11 10 (17.24%) Visual Studio
12 9 (15.52%) Linux
12 9 (15.52%) WinForms
12 9 (15.52%) Microsoft
12 9 (15.52%) RESTful
12 9 (15.52%) Microsoft Azure
12 9 (15.52%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (13.79%) SaaS
13 8 (13.79%) OOP
13 8 (13.79%) Oracle

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 2 (3.45%) nginx
2 1 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 3 (5.17%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (13.79%) SaaS
3 5 (8.62%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (6.90%) Force.com
5 3 (5.17%) Boomi
6 1 (1.72%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.72%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.72%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) HTTP
1 1 (1.72%) Internet
1 1 (1.72%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (34.48%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.62%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (5.17%) MySQL
4 3 (5.17%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.45%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.45%) Redis
6 1 (1.72%) Big Data
6 1 (1.72%) Cosmos DB
6 1 (1.72%) GIS
6 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (17.24%) Visual Studio
2 6 (10.34%) Git (software)
3 5 (8.62%) Android Studio
4 4 (6.90%) Jenkins
4 4 (6.90%) MSTest
4 4 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (5.17%) JIRA
6 2 (3.45%) Bitbucket
6 2 (3.45%) WiX
7 1 (1.72%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.72%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.72%) NUnit
7 1 (1.72%) ReSharper
7 1 (1.72%) Selenium
7 1 (1.72%) Subversion
General
1 7 (12.07%) Marketing
2 4 (6.90%) Finance
3 1 (1.72%) Advertising
3 1 (1.72%) Automotive
3 1 (1.72%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (53.45%) .NET
2 16 (27.59%) HTML
3 15 (25.86%) CSS
4 14 (24.14%) .NET Framework
5 13 (22.41%) ASP.NET
6 10 (17.24%) AngularJS
7 9 (15.52%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (15.52%) RESTful
7 9 (15.52%) WinForms
8 6 (10.34%) ASP.NET Web API
8 6 (10.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (10.34%) WPF
9 5 (8.62%) Entity Framework
9 5 (8.62%) JSON
9 5 (8.62%) SOAP
10 4 (6.90%) Ajax
10 4 (6.90%) Backbone.js
10 4 (6.90%) jQuery
10 4 (6.90%) Visualforce
10 4 (6.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.97%) Computer Science
2 7 (12.07%) Mobile App
3 6 (10.34%) Social Media
4 4 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.72%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.72%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.72%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.52%) Linux
2 6 (10.34%) Mac OS X
3 5 (8.62%) Android
3 5 (8.62%) Apple iOS
3 5 (8.62%) Windows
4 2 (3.45%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.72%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (29.31%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (24.14%) MVC
3 13 (22.41%) Scrum
4 10 (17.24%) Open Source
5 8 (13.79%) OOP
6 7 (12.07%) Software Engineering
6 7 (12.07%) Unit Testing
6 7 (12.07%) Web Development
7 6 (10.34%) Mentoring
7 6 (10.34%) Mobile Application Development
7 6 (10.34%) OO
7 6 (10.34%) Pay per click
7 6 (10.34%) SEO
7 6 (10.34%) TDD
8 5 (8.62%) Data Protection
8 5 (8.62%) Mathematics
9 4 (6.90%) 3D Modelling
9 4 (6.90%) CAD
9 4 (6.90%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (6.90%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 42 (72.41%) C#
2 25 (43.10%) Java
2 25 (43.10%) JavaScript
2 25 (43.10%) SQL
3 16 (27.59%) Python
4 15 (25.86%) C++
5 7 (12.07%) PHP
6 4 (6.90%) Apex Code
6 4 (6.90%) Perl
6 4 (6.90%) TypeScript
7 2 (3.45%) C
7 2 (3.45%) Ruby
8 1 (1.72%) Go
8 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.72%) R
Qualifications
1 20 (34.48%) Degree
2 11 (18.97%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (6.90%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.17%) Docker
2 2 (3.45%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.45%) vSphere
3 1 (1.72%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) Ansible
2 2 (3.45%) HAProxy
3 1 (1.72%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (15.52%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.79%) Oracle
3 5 (8.62%) RedGate
3 5 (8.62%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (6.90%) Xamarin
5 3 (5.17%) BEA
5 3 (5.17%) Dell
5 3 (5.17%) Google
5 3 (5.17%) IBM
5 3 (5.17%) JD Edwards
5 3 (5.17%) PeopleSoft
5 3 (5.17%) SAP
5 3 (5.17%) Siebel
5 3 (5.17%) TIBCO
5 3 (5.17%) Workday
6 1 (1.72%) Atlassian