Period
to 23 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 82 93
Rank change year-on-year +10 +11 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 74 74 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.25% 3.13% 3.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.34% 3.23% 3.22%
Number of salaries quoted 83 75 129
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.27% -7.37%
10th Percentile £31,300 £28,150 £32,500
90th Percentile £57,000 £62,500 £60,200
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.27% -7.37%

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 2,213 2,288 3,351
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.23% 96.66% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1,896 1,877 2,603
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.53% -7.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £71,250
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.26%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 54 (72.97%) C#
2 34 (45.95%) .NET
3 29 (39.19%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (37.84%) SQL Server
5 27 (36.49%) SQL
6 23 (31.08%) JavaScript
6 23 (31.08%) MVC
7 22 (29.73%) Linux
7 22 (29.73%) Git (software)
8 21 (28.38%) ASP.NET
8 21 (28.38%) Python
9 18 (24.32%) Software Engineering
10 17 (22.97%) Jenkins
11 16 (21.62%) Redis
11 16 (21.62%) Java
11 16 (21.62%) Oracle
12 15 (20.27%) Ruby
12 15 (20.27%) Ubuntu
12 15 (20.27%) Cybersecurity
12 15 (20.27%) HAProxy
12 15 (20.27%) Ansible
12 15 (20.27%) Docker
13 14 (18.92%) Celery
13 14 (18.92%) SQLAlchemy
13 14 (18.92%) Twisted
13 14 (18.92%) WiX
13 14 (18.92%) nginx
13 14 (18.92%) wxWidgets
13 14 (18.92%) vSphere
13 14 (18.92%) Ruby on Rails

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 14 (18.92%) nginx
2 2 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.35%) Apache
3 1 (1.35%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.35%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.35%) CMS
3 1 (1.35%) IIS
3 1 (1.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (6.76%) SaaS
2 4 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.05%) PaaS
4 2 (2.70%) npm
4 2 (2.70%) Yarn
5 1 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.76%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.70%) Internet
2 2 (2.70%) SSH
3 1 (1.35%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (37.84%) SQL Server
2 16 (21.62%) Redis
3 14 (18.92%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (12.16%) Big Data
5 6 (8.11%) Relational Database
6 5 (6.76%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (6.76%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 5 (6.76%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (6.76%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (6.76%) Lumira
6 5 (6.76%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (6.76%) SAP Data Services
6 5 (6.76%) Snowflake Schema
6 5 (6.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (6.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (6.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (4.05%) Hadoop
7 3 (4.05%) NoSQL
8 2 (2.70%) MongoDB
8 2 (2.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 22 (29.73%) Git (software)
2 17 (22.97%) Jenkins
3 14 (18.92%) WiX
4 10 (13.51%) Visual Studio
5 9 (12.16%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (6.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (4.05%) Grunt
8 2 (2.70%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.70%) gulp
8 2 (2.70%) Mocha
8 2 (2.70%) QUnit
8 2 (2.70%) Selenium
9 1 (1.35%) CircleCI
9 1 (1.35%) Emacs
9 1 (1.35%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (1.35%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (1.35%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 10 (13.51%) Finance
2 6 (8.11%) Automotive
3 5 (6.76%) Retail
4 2 (2.70%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.35%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (45.95%) .NET
2 21 (28.38%) ASP.NET
3 14 (18.92%) Celery
3 14 (18.92%) Ruby on Rails
3 14 (18.92%) SQLAlchemy
3 14 (18.92%) Twisted
3 14 (18.92%) wxWidgets
4 12 (16.22%) REST
5 11 (14.86%) HTML
6 9 (12.16%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (12.16%) ASP.NET Web API
6 9 (12.16%) CSS
6 9 (12.16%) XML
7 7 (9.46%) AngularJS
8 6 (8.11%) JSON
9 5 (6.76%) jQuery
9 5 (6.76%) Node.js
10 4 (5.41%) React
10 4 (5.41%) Vue.js
10 4 (5.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.76%) Driving Licence
2 4 (5.41%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.05%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.70%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.35%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.35%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (29.73%) Linux
2 15 (20.27%) Ubuntu
3 7 (9.46%) Windows
4 1 (1.35%) CentOS
4 1 (1.35%) Debian
4 1 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (39.19%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (31.08%) MVC
3 18 (24.32%) Software Engineering
4 15 (20.27%) Cybersecurity
5 14 (18.92%) Task Automation
6 13 (17.57%) Scrum
6 13 (17.57%) Unit Testing
7 9 (12.16%) OO
8 7 (9.46%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (8.11%) SDLC
9 6 (8.11%) Test Automation
10 5 (6.76%) Analytics
10 5 (6.76%) Business Analysis
10 5 (6.76%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (6.76%) Data Integration
10 5 (6.76%) Data Modelling
10 5 (6.76%) Data Visualisation
10 5 (6.76%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (6.76%) Security Management
10 5 (6.76%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 54 (72.97%) C#
2 27 (36.49%) SQL
3 23 (31.08%) JavaScript
4 21 (28.38%) Python
5 16 (21.62%) Java
6 15 (20.27%) Ruby
7 14 (18.92%) C
8 6 (8.11%) T-SQL
9 4 (5.41%) C++
9 4 (5.41%) VB.NET
10 3 (4.05%) R
10 3 (4.05%) Scala
11 2 (2.70%) Bash Shell
11 2 (2.70%) ES6
11 2 (2.70%) Go
11 2 (2.70%) PHP
11 2 (2.70%) Shell Script
11 2 (2.70%) TypeScript
11 2 (2.70%) VB
12 1 (1.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (18.92%) Degree
2 5 (6.76%) Master's Degree
3 4 (5.41%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.70%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.70%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.35%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.76%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 15 (20.27%) Docker
2 14 (18.92%) vSphere
3 1 (1.35%) HDFS
3 1 (1.35%) zsh
Systems Management
1 15 (20.27%) Ansible
1 15 (20.27%) HAProxy
2 1 (1.35%) Grafana
2 1 (1.35%) Kibana
2 1 (1.35%) logstash
2 1 (1.35%) Marathon
2 1 (1.35%) Mesos
2 1 (1.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.35%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (21.62%) Oracle
2 7 (9.46%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.76%) SAP
3 5 (6.76%) Tableau
4 4 (5.41%) Telerik
5 1 (1.35%) CommVault
5 1 (1.35%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.35%) Salesforce.com