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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 90 121 106
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 133 103 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.66% 1.83% 2.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.82% 1.97% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 107 88 118
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £22,500 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
4712 5228 5155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.20% 92.94% 93.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3608 3687 4089
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
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 4 August 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 4 August 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 +27 61 £50,000 +25.00% 9
Wokingham +9 19 £55,000 +19.56% 1
Slough -5 14 £50,000 +25.00%
Newbury +1 8 £51,250 +57.69% 3
Bracknell +17 6 £45,000 -7.21%
Maidenhead +13 6 £50,000 +2.56% 1
Windsor - 3 £50,000 - 1
Hungerford - 1 £40,000 -
Software Developer
South East

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 203 (86.38%) C#
2 199 (84.68%) .NET
3 163 (69.36%) SQL Server
4 157 (66.81%) ASP.NET
5 134 (57.02%) JavaScript
6 107 (45.53%) SQL
7 103 (43.83%) MVC
8 100 (42.55%) HTML
9 96 (40.85%) jQuery
10 95 (40.43%) CSS
11 88 (37.45%) ASP.NET MVC
12 76 (32.34%) Agile Software Development
13 61 (25.96%) Degree
14 60 (25.53%) Microsoft
15 58 (24.68%) Windows
16 52 (22.13%) OO
17 44 (18.72%) Software Engineering
18 43 (18.30%) WCF
18 43 (18.30%) XML
19 42 (17.87%) HTML5
20 41 (17.45%) .NET Framework
21 40 (17.02%) Web Development
21 40 (17.02%) Ajax
22 39 (16.60%) Unit Testing
22 39 (16.60%) Team Foundation Server
22 39 (16.60%) PHP
22 39 (16.60%) AngularJS
23 36 (15.32%) TDD
23 36 (15.32%) Finance
24 34 (14.47%) Java

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 23 (9.79%) IIS
2 19 (8.09%) Apache
3 9 (3.83%) Node.js
4 6 (2.55%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.13%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.70%) MS Exchange
6 4 (1.70%) CMS
6 4 (1.70%) Umbraco
6 4 (1.70%) WordPress
6 4 (1.70%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (1.28%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.85%) JBoss
8 2 (0.85%) nginx
8 2 (0.85%) Liferay
8 2 (0.85%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.85%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.43%) Kentico
9 1 (0.43%) Drupal
9 1 (0.43%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 33 (14.04%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.13%) MS Office
3 2 (0.85%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (7.66%) SaaS
2 5 (2.13%) GitHub
3 4 (1.70%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.85%) Google App Engine
4 2 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.43%) IaaS
5 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.98%) Internet
2 4 (1.70%) SSL
3 3 (1.28%) LTE
3 3 (1.28%) GSM
3 3 (1.28%) UMTS
3 3 (1.28%) HTTP
4 2 (0.85%) DNS
5 1 (0.43%) SMTP
5 1 (0.43%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (69.36%) SQL Server
2 33 (14.04%) MySQL
3 26 (11.06%) NoSQL
4 18 (7.66%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (5.11%) Oracle Database 11g
5 12 (5.11%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (5.11%) MongoDB
5 12 (5.11%) Oracle Database
5 12 (5.11%) Relational Database
6 11 (4.68%) RavenDB
7 10 (4.26%) Oracle Database 10g
8 8 (3.40%) DTS
8 8 (3.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (2.98%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (2.55%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (1.70%) Big Data
11 4 (1.70%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (1.70%) Couchbase
12 3 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 39 (16.60%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (6.38%) Visual Studio
3 12 (5.11%) Selenium
4 6 (2.55%) EasyMock
4 6 (2.55%) DbUnit
4 6 (2.55%) Subversion
4 6 (2.55%) JUnit
5 4 (1.70%) JIRA
5 4 (1.70%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.70%) TeamCity
5 4 (1.70%) Bitbucket
5 4 (1.70%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (1.28%) NuGet
7 2 (0.85%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 2 (0.85%) Maven
7 2 (0.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.85%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.43%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.43%) NUnit
8 1 (0.43%) WebDriver
General
1 36 (15.32%) Finance
2 18 (7.66%) Manufacturing
3 12 (5.11%) Legal
4 9 (3.83%) Telecoms
4 9 (3.83%) Marketing
5 6 (2.55%) Retail
6 2 (0.85%) Banking
6 2 (0.85%) Automotive
6 2 (0.85%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.85%) Back Office
6 2 (0.85%) Electronics
7 1 (0.43%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 199 (84.68%) .NET
2 157 (66.81%) ASP.NET
3 100 (42.55%) HTML
4 96 (40.85%) jQuery
5 95 (40.43%) CSS
6 88 (37.45%) ASP.NET MVC
7 43 (18.30%) WCF
7 43 (18.30%) XML
8 42 (17.87%) HTML5
9 41 (17.45%) .NET Framework
10 40 (17.02%) Ajax
11 39 (16.60%) AngularJS
12 34 (14.47%) Web Services
13 29 (12.34%) REST
14 27 (11.49%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 25 (10.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 23 (9.79%) WPF
17 21 (8.94%) JSON
18 19 (8.09%) ASP.NET Web API
19 15 (6.38%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.36%) Computer Science
2 21 (8.94%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (6.81%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (4.26%) Mobile App
5 9 (3.83%) N-Tier
6 7 (2.98%) Inversion of Control
7 5 (2.13%) RIA
8 2 (0.85%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.85%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.85%) DTV
8 2 (0.85%) GIS
9 1 (0.43%) Artificial Intelligence
9 1 (0.43%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.43%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.43%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 58 (24.68%) Windows
2 21 (8.94%) Linux
3 19 (8.09%) Android
4 17 (7.23%) Apple iOS
5 8 (3.40%) Mac OS X
5 8 (3.40%) UNIX
6 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.43%) Windows Phone 8
7 1 (0.43%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (43.83%) MVC
2 76 (32.34%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (22.13%) OO
4 44 (18.72%) Software Engineering
5 40 (17.02%) Web Development
6 39 (16.60%) Unit Testing
7 36 (15.32%) TDD
8 28 (11.91%) Scrum
9 22 (9.36%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (9.36%) BDD
10 16 (6.81%) Web Application Development
10 16 (6.81%) V-Model
10 16 (6.81%) SOA
11 15 (6.38%) Multithreading
12 12 (5.11%) System Testing
13 11 (4.68%) Android Development
13 11 (4.68%) MVVM
13 11 (4.68%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (4.68%) Logistics
14 10 (4.26%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 203 (86.38%) C#
2 134 (57.02%) JavaScript
3 107 (45.53%) SQL
4 39 (16.60%) PHP
5 34 (14.47%) Java
5 34 (14.47%) T-SQL
6 27 (11.49%) VB.NET
7 25 (10.64%) C++
8 23 (9.79%) C
9 20 (8.51%) TypeScript
10 16 (6.81%) Python
11 14 (5.96%) VB
12 13 (5.53%) Ruby
13 12 (5.11%) Objective-C
14 6 (2.55%) Perl
15 4 (1.70%) Shell Script
16 3 (1.28%) PL/SQL
16 3 (1.28%) Bash Shell
17 2 (0.85%) PowerShell
17 2 (0.85%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 61 (25.96%) Degree
2 1 (0.43%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (9.36%) QA
2 16 (6.81%) GAMP
System Software
1 6 (2.55%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.70%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 4 (1.70%) Puppet
1 4 (1.70%) Vagrant
1 4 (1.70%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.85%) HAProxy
3 1 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 60 (25.53%) Microsoft
2 32 (13.62%) Oracle
3 7 (2.98%) SAP
4 6 (2.55%) Telerik
4 6 (2.55%) DevExpress
4 6 (2.55%) Twitter
5 4 (1.70%) Xamarin
5 4 (1.70%) LANDesk
5 4 (1.70%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (1.70%) Sitecore
6 3 (1.28%) EPiServer
7 2 (0.85%) Google
7 2 (0.85%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.85%) Sybase
8 1 (0.43%) Adobe
8 1 (0.43%) HP
8 1 (0.43%) Websense
8 1 (0.43%) Splunk
Reading, Berkshire
ISL
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £45k - 55k per year + Superb Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + 10% Bonus, 25 Days’ Holiday & Ski Trip!
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Arrows Group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Windsor
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Parago Software Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Concur Technologies
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago