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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 87 125 71
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -54
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 135 108 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.78% 1.96% 3.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.91% 2.06% 3.60%
Number of salaries quoted 134 100 182
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
4637 5246 5424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 95.49% 95.24% 94.97%
Number of salaries quoted 3802 3859 3903
Average salary £50,000 £48,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £25,876 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 April 2016.

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 28 April 2016. 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 +23 74 £45,000 - 7
Wokingham -1 18 £50,000 +61.29% 3
Bracknell -2 16 £41,500 +3.75% 2
Slough +5 10 £43,750 -16.66% 2
Newbury -2 7 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Thatcham - 6 £40,000 - 1
Windsor +18 1 £57,500 +109.09%
Maidenhead +4 1 £37,500 -11.76%
Software Developer
South East

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

1 205 (82.66%) C#
2 185 (74.60%) .NET
3 126 (50.81%) SQL
4 121 (48.79%) SQL Server
5 120 (48.39%) ASP.NET
6 119 (47.98%) HTML
7 110 (44.35%) JavaScript
8 101 (40.73%) Agile Software Development
9 97 (39.11%) CSS
10 95 (38.31%) MVC
11 77 (31.05%) XML
12 67 (27.02%) jQuery
13 61 (24.60%) Windows
14 59 (23.79%) ASP.NET MVC
15 55 (22.18%) Java
16 48 (19.35%) Microsoft
17 47 (18.95%) Scrum
18 46 (18.55%) Finance
18 46 (18.55%) WCF
19 45 (18.15%) Web Services
20 41 (16.53%) WPF
20 41 (16.53%) Degree
20 41 (16.53%) Team Foundation Server
21 40 (16.13%) PHP
21 40 (16.13%) AngularJS
22 38 (15.32%) C++
22 38 (15.32%) Oracle
23 37 (14.92%) OO
24 34 (13.71%) Visual Studio
24 34 (13.71%) VB.NET

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 19 (7.66%) IIS
2 9 (3.63%) Node.js
3 6 (2.42%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.02%) CMS
4 5 (2.02%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (2.02%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.21%) Drupal
7 1 (0.40%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.40%) JBoss
7 1 (0.40%) WildFly
Applications
1 28 (11.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.81%) MS Office
2 2 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Infor CRM
1 1 (0.40%) Sage CRM
1 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (9.27%) SaaS
2 10 (4.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.63%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (2.82%) Force.com
5 5 (2.02%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.40%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.40%) Extranet
1 1 (0.40%) Internet
1 1 (0.40%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (48.79%) SQL Server
2 30 (12.10%) Relational Database
3 24 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (8.06%) MySQL
5 16 (6.45%) NoSQL
6 15 (6.05%) Big Data
7 14 (5.65%) DTS
8 12 (4.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (3.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 8 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (2.02%) MongoDB
10 5 (2.02%) MS Access
10 5 (2.02%) Oracle Database
10 5 (2.02%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.61%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (1.21%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (0.81%) QGIS
13 2 (0.81%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 41 (16.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 34 (13.71%) Visual Studio
3 5 (2.02%) Ant
4 4 (1.61%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.61%) MSTest
4 4 (1.61%) NUnit
5 3 (1.21%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 3 (1.21%) JIRA
5 3 (1.21%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (1.21%) Subversion
6 2 (0.81%) JUnit
6 2 (0.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.40%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.40%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.40%) Maven
7 1 (0.40%) Mockito
7 1 (0.40%) NetBeans
7 1 (0.40%) Selenium
7 1 (0.40%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.40%) Toad
General
1 46 (18.55%) Finance
2 19 (7.66%) Marketing
3 18 (7.26%) Banking
3 18 (7.26%) Legal
4 17 (6.85%) Retail
5 5 (2.02%) Advertising
5 5 (2.02%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.61%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.21%) Back Office
8 2 (0.81%) Automotive
9 1 (0.40%) Billing
9 1 (0.40%) Electronics
9 1 (0.40%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.40%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 185 (74.60%) .NET
2 120 (48.39%) ASP.NET
3 119 (47.98%) HTML
4 97 (39.11%) CSS
5 77 (31.05%) XML
6 67 (27.02%) jQuery
7 59 (23.79%) ASP.NET MVC
8 46 (18.55%) WCF
9 45 (18.15%) Web Services
10 41 (16.53%) WPF
11 40 (16.13%) AngularJS
12 27 (10.89%) JSON
13 26 (10.48%) Ajax
14 22 (8.87%) HTML5
15 19 (7.66%) .NET Framework
16 18 (7.26%) XSLT
17 14 (5.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 14 (5.65%) WinForms
18 13 (5.24%) ASP.NET Web API
19 11 (4.44%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 29 (11.69%) Computer Science
2 15 (6.05%) N-Tier
3 14 (5.65%) Mobile App
4 10 (4.03%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (3.23%) User Experience
6 7 (2.82%) Algorithms
6 7 (2.82%) Visualisation
7 6 (2.42%) Inversion of Control
8 5 (2.02%) Cyber Attack
8 5 (2.02%) FMCG
8 5 (2.02%) Xbox
9 4 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (1.21%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.40%) Blog
11 1 (0.40%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.40%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.40%) Graphic Design
11 1 (0.40%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 61 (24.60%) Windows
2 26 (10.48%) Linux
3 23 (9.27%) Unix
4 10 (4.03%) Android
4 10 (4.03%) Windows Mobile
5 7 (2.82%) Windows Server
5 7 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.61%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.40%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (40.73%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (38.31%) MVC
3 47 (18.95%) Scrum
4 37 (14.92%) OO
5 34 (13.71%) SDLC
6 31 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 28 (11.29%) TDD
7 28 (11.29%) Web Development
8 22 (8.87%) CRM
8 22 (8.87%) OOD
9 21 (8.47%) Unit Testing
10 19 (7.66%) Business Intelligence
11 17 (6.85%) Continuous Improvement
12 15 (6.05%) Logistics
13 13 (5.24%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (5.24%) User Stories
14 11 (4.44%) Integration Testing
15 10 (4.03%) Mentoring
15 10 (4.03%) SOA
15 10 (4.03%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 205 (82.66%) C#
2 126 (50.81%) SQL
3 110 (44.35%) JavaScript
4 55 (22.18%) Java
5 40 (16.13%) PHP
6 38 (15.32%) C++
7 34 (13.71%) VB.NET
8 28 (11.29%) VB
9 19 (7.66%) T-SQL
10 10 (4.03%) PL/SQL
10 10 (4.03%) Python
10 10 (4.03%) Shell Script
11 7 (2.82%) C
12 5 (2.02%) Ruby
12 5 (2.02%) VBA
12 5 (2.02%) XAML
13 2 (0.81%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.81%) COBOL
13 2 (0.81%) Perl
13 2 (0.81%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 41 (16.53%) Degree
2 7 (2.82%) PhD
3 5 (2.02%) DBS Check
3 5 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.21%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.21%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.40%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.42%) QA
2 4 (1.61%) GAMP
3 2 (0.81%) SLA
4 1 (0.40%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (0.81%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.40%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.81%) Puppet
Vendors
1 48 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 38 (15.32%) Oracle
3 8 (3.23%) Telerik
4 7 (2.82%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (2.02%) Google
5 5 (2.02%) Sitecore
5 5 (2.02%) Zend
6 4 (1.61%) ServiceNow
7 3 (1.21%) SAP
7 3 (1.21%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.81%) Perforce
8 2 (0.81%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.40%) Actuate
9 1 (0.40%) Capita
9 1 (0.40%) Cognos
9 1 (0.40%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.40%) Sage
9 1 (0.40%) Syclo
9 1 (0.40%) Twitter
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