The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 121 51 111
Rank change year-on-year
-70 +60
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 105 264 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.91% 4.85% 2.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.04% 5.16% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 103 237 116
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +6.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,900 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £57,000 £46,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Software Developer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5141 5115 4958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.71% 93.94% 93.69%
Number of salaries quoted 3868 3761 4032
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Berkshire region.

Software Developer Salary Trend in Berkshire

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

Software Developer Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Software Developer
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -54 56 £45,000 +12.50% 12
Newbury -2 18 £40,000 +2.56%
Bracknell -2 7 £35,000 -26.31% 1
Windsor -20 6 £27,500 -38.88% 1
Hungerford -4 5 £35,000 - 1
Slough -20 3 £31,000 -48.33% 2
Maidenhead -16 2 £36,750 -2.00% 1
Wokingham +3 1 £31,000 -27.05%
Software Developer
South East

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Software Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Developer in their job title.

1 147 (75.00%) .NET
2 143 (72.96%) C#
3 104 (53.06%) ASP.NET
4 94 (47.96%) SQL Server
5 92 (46.94%) HTML
6 91 (46.43%) JavaScript
7 84 (42.86%) Microsoft
8 73 (37.24%) Agile Software Development
9 71 (36.22%) Software Engineering
10 70 (35.71%) Degree
11 66 (33.67%) OO
12 65 (33.16%) MS Excel
12 65 (33.16%) SQL
13 63 (32.14%) CSS
14 60 (30.61%) MVC
15 52 (26.53%) C++
15 52 (26.53%) WPF
16 50 (25.51%) ASP.NET MVC
17 48 (24.49%) XML
18 45 (22.96%) WCF
19 40 (20.41%) Finance
20 39 (19.90%) Windows
21 37 (18.88%) jQuery
22 32 (16.33%) Ajax
22 32 (16.33%) HTML5
23 30 (15.31%) Web Development
24 29 (14.80%) System Testing
25 28 (14.29%) Java
26 26 (13.27%) Computer Science
27 25 (12.76%) Web Services

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Software Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (6.12%) SharePoint
2 9 (4.59%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (2.04%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.53%) ColdFusion
4 3 (1.53%) Railo
4 3 (1.53%) Apache Solr
4 3 (1.53%) WordPress
5 2 (1.02%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (1.02%) Jetty
5 2 (1.02%) Node.js
5 2 (1.02%) IIS
5 2 (1.02%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.02%) Lotus Domino
5 2 (1.02%) Apache
6 1 (0.51%) CMS
6 1 (0.51%) Umbraco
Applications
1 65 (33.16%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.06%) SaaS
2 3 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.08%) HTTP
2 2 (1.02%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.51%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (47.96%) SQL Server
2 19 (9.69%) NoSQL
3 10 (5.10%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (4.59%) MongoDB
5 8 (4.08%) Big Data
5 8 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (3.57%) HPCC
7 5 (2.55%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.55%) RavenDB
8 4 (2.04%) MySQL
8 4 (2.04%) Pentaho
8 4 (2.04%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.02%) Redis
10 1 (0.51%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 14 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 13 (6.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (4.59%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 5 (2.55%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.53%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.02%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (1.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (1.02%) Subversion
6 2 (1.02%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.51%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.51%) NuGet
7 1 (0.51%) JUnit
General
1 40 (20.41%) Finance
2 12 (6.12%) Advertising
3 11 (5.61%) Retail
4 10 (5.10%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.02%) Banking
5 2 (1.02%) Publishing
5 2 (1.02%) Automotive
5 2 (1.02%) Marketing
6 1 (0.51%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.51%) Legal
6 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.51%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (75.00%) .NET
2 104 (53.06%) ASP.NET
3 92 (46.94%) HTML
4 63 (32.14%) CSS
5 52 (26.53%) WPF
6 50 (25.51%) ASP.NET MVC
7 48 (24.49%) XML
8 45 (22.96%) WCF
9 37 (18.88%) jQuery
10 32 (16.33%) HTML5
10 32 (16.33%) Ajax
11 25 (12.76%) Web Services
12 24 (12.24%) SOAP
13 21 (10.71%) .NET Framework
14 19 (9.69%) ASP.NET Web API
15 16 (8.16%) JSON
16 14 (7.14%) Ext JS
17 13 (6.63%) AngularJS
18 12 (6.12%) RabbitMQ
18 12 (6.12%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 26 (13.27%) Computer Science
2 15 (7.65%) Mobile App
3 7 (3.57%) Social Media
3 7 (3.57%) Mathematics
4 5 (2.55%) Inversion of Control
5 4 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.04%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.53%) CUDA
6 3 (1.53%) Physics
6 3 (1.53%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.53%) MPEG
6 3 (1.53%) Open Source
7 1 (0.51%) GIS
7 1 (0.51%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.51%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (0.51%) DataPower
7 1 (0.51%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.51%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 39 (19.90%) Windows
2 19 (9.69%) Linux
3 14 (7.14%) UNIX
4 6 (3.06%) Android
4 6 (3.06%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.51%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (37.24%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (36.22%) Software Engineering
3 66 (33.67%) OO
4 60 (30.61%) MVC
5 30 (15.31%) Web Development
6 29 (14.80%) System Testing
7 22 (11.22%) Unit Testing
7 22 (11.22%) OOA/OOD
8 21 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (10.20%) Web Application Development
9 20 (10.20%) OOD
9 20 (10.20%) Scrum
10 18 (9.18%) B2B
11 14 (7.14%) Multithreading
12 11 (5.61%) MVVM
13 9 (4.59%) UML
14 8 (4.08%) DevOps
15 7 (3.57%) E-Commerce
15 7 (3.57%) TDD
15 7 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 143 (72.96%) C#
2 91 (46.43%) JavaScript
3 65 (33.16%) SQL
4 52 (26.53%) C++
5 28 (14.29%) Java
6 19 (9.69%) T-SQL
7 11 (5.61%) PHP
7 11 (5.61%) VB.NET
8 9 (4.59%) C
8 9 (4.59%) VB
9 8 (4.08%) Shell Script
10 6 (3.06%) Python
11 5 (2.55%) VC++
11 5 (2.55%) TypeScript
12 3 (1.53%) CFML
12 3 (1.53%) VBScript
13 1 (0.51%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.51%) Perl
13 1 (0.51%) Ruby
13 1 (0.51%) XPath
Qualifications
1 70 (35.71%) Degree
2 7 (3.57%) VCP4
3 1 (0.51%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.51%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.51%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.04%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.51%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (1.02%) StatsD
1 2 (1.02%) Graphite
2 1 (0.51%) Puppet
Vendors
1 84 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 23 (11.73%) Telerik
3 18 (9.18%) DevExpress
4 15 (7.65%) Oracle
5 5 (2.55%) Twitter
6 4 (2.04%) Xamarin
6 4 (2.04%) Teradata
7 3 (1.53%) Adobe
8 2 (1.02%) Lotus
8 2 (1.02%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.51%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.51%) Sage
9 1 (0.51%) ESRI
9 1 (0.51%) Ab Initio
9 1 (0.51%) IBM
9 1 (0.51%) Google
9 1 (0.51%) EPiServer
Reading, Berkshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45-65k
Posted: Yesterday
Windsor, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25k - 30k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, South East, United Kingdom
Cisco Systems Limited
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + excellent benefits + training & de
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Code Red Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Plus pension, gym membership, heal
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
Corriculo
Salary: £45,000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
TheSmartList
Salary: £22,000 - £45,000 Dependent on experience
Posted: 15 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Clearswift Ltd
Salary: Competitive + Full Corporate Benefits + training and careerdevelopment
Posted: 18 days ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago