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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 122 90 96
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 96 137 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.91% 2.51% 2.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.05% 2.71% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 84 122 136
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +26.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £50,000
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
4672 5063 4926
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.90% 92.75% 94.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3508 3674 3906
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -8 49 £45,000 - 5
Slough +8 12 £50,000 -31.03% 1
Bracknell +17 11 £50,000 +14.28% 2
Maidenhead - 7 £42,500 - 1
Newbury -6 5 £50,000 +11.11%
Windsor -15 3 £27,500 -35.29%
Hungerford - 3 £40,000 -
Wokingham 0 2 £50,000 - 2
Software Developer
South East

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 160 (80.40%) C#
2 155 (77.89%) .NET
3 118 (59.30%) ASP.NET
4 109 (54.77%) SQL Server
5 89 (44.72%) JavaScript
6 84 (42.21%) HTML
7 78 (39.20%) Agile Software Development
8 74 (37.19%) Degree
9 70 (35.18%) Microsoft
10 67 (33.67%) CSS
11 65 (32.66%) Software Engineering
12 64 (32.16%) SQL
13 63 (31.66%) MVC
14 62 (31.16%) OO
15 61 (30.65%) ASP.NET MVC
16 53 (26.63%) MS Excel
17 49 (24.62%) jQuery
18 46 (23.12%) WCF
19 44 (22.11%) Windows
20 39 (19.60%) WPF
21 38 (19.10%) Web Development
22 34 (17.09%) Unit Testing
22 34 (17.09%) C++
23 30 (15.08%) Web Services
23 30 (15.08%) Scrum
24 29 (14.57%) T-SQL
25 28 (14.07%) XML
25 28 (14.07%) Finance
25 28 (14.07%) Continuous Integration
25 28 (14.07%) Ajax

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 11 (5.53%) IIS
2 6 (3.02%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.02%) Node.js
3 5 (2.51%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.51%) WordPress
4 3 (1.51%) Apache
4 3 (1.51%) CMS
5 2 (1.01%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.01%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.50%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.50%) Drupal
6 1 (0.50%) Kentico
6 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.50%) JBoss
6 1 (0.50%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.50%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (0.50%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.50%) Commerce Server
6 1 (0.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 53 (26.63%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.03%) SaaS
2 5 (2.51%) GitHub
3 2 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.01%) Google App Engine
3 2 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.01%) HTTP
2 1 (0.50%) SSL
2 1 (0.50%) Internet
2 1 (0.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (54.77%) SQL Server
2 20 (10.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (7.04%) NoSQL
4 13 (6.53%) MySQL
5 10 (5.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (5.03%) RavenDB
6 6 (3.02%) Relational Database
6 6 (3.02%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (2.51%) RDBMS
8 4 (2.01%) Big Data
8 4 (2.01%) Couchbase
8 4 (2.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.51%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.51%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.50%) DTS
11 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 23 (11.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (7.54%) Visual Studio
3 5 (2.51%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 5 (2.51%) Selenium
4 4 (2.01%) Bitbucket
4 4 (2.01%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (2.01%) JUnit
4 4 (2.01%) DbUnit
4 4 (2.01%) TeamCity
4 4 (2.01%) EasyMock
5 3 (1.51%) JIRA
5 3 (1.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (1.51%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.01%) Subversion
7 1 (0.50%) Maven
7 1 (0.50%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.50%) NuGet
General
1 28 (14.07%) Finance
2 8 (4.02%) Advertising
2 8 (4.02%) Marketing
3 4 (2.01%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.51%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.01%) Automotive
5 2 (1.01%) Legal
5 2 (1.01%) Back Office
5 2 (1.01%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.50%) Banking
6 1 (0.50%) Retail
6 1 (0.50%) Electronics
6 1 (0.50%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (77.89%) .NET
2 118 (59.30%) ASP.NET
3 84 (42.21%) HTML
4 67 (33.67%) CSS
5 61 (30.65%) ASP.NET MVC
6 49 (24.62%) jQuery
7 46 (23.12%) WCF
8 39 (19.60%) WPF
9 30 (15.08%) Web Services
10 28 (14.07%) XML
10 28 (14.07%) Ajax
11 27 (13.57%) HTML5
12 24 (12.06%) AngularJS
13 22 (11.06%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 19 (9.55%) .NET Framework
15 17 (8.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 13 (6.53%) Entity Framework
16 13 (6.53%) LESS
16 13 (6.53%) ASP.NET Web API
17 12 (6.03%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.56%) Computer Science
2 18 (9.05%) Mobile App
3 9 (4.52%) Inversion of Control
4 7 (3.52%) Social Media
4 7 (3.52%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (3.52%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.02%) Mathematics
5 6 (3.02%) Open Source
6 3 (1.51%) Physics
6 3 (1.51%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.01%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.01%) GIS
7 2 (1.01%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.01%) MPEG
7 2 (1.01%) CUDA
8 1 (0.50%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 44 (22.11%) Windows
2 11 (5.53%) Linux
3 10 (5.03%) Apple iOS
3 10 (5.03%) Android
4 8 (4.02%) UNIX
5 2 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (39.20%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (32.66%) Software Engineering
3 63 (31.66%) MVC
4 62 (31.16%) OO
5 38 (19.10%) Web Development
6 34 (17.09%) Unit Testing
7 30 (15.08%) Scrum
8 28 (14.07%) Continuous Integration
9 26 (13.07%) System Testing
10 25 (12.56%) TDD
10 25 (12.56%) Web Application Development
11 18 (9.05%) OOD
12 14 (7.04%) OOA/OOD
13 12 (6.03%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (5.53%) MVVM
14 11 (5.53%) DevOps
15 10 (5.03%) BDD
15 10 (5.03%) Software Architecture
15 10 (5.03%) Domain-Driven Design
16 9 (4.52%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 160 (80.40%) C#
2 89 (44.72%) JavaScript
3 64 (32.16%) SQL
4 34 (17.09%) C++
5 29 (14.57%) T-SQL
6 25 (12.56%) Java
7 19 (9.55%) PHP
8 13 (6.53%) VB.NET
9 12 (6.03%) C
10 11 (5.53%) VB
11 10 (5.03%) TypeScript
12 6 (3.02%) Python
13 3 (1.51%) Ruby
13 3 (1.51%) VC++
14 2 (1.01%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.50%) PHP5
15 1 (0.50%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.50%) Perl
15 1 (0.50%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.50%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 74 (37.19%) Degree
2 1 (0.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.50%) DV Cleared
2 1 (0.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.50%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.54%) QA
2 2 (1.01%) GAMP
System Software
1 7 (3.52%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.01%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (2.51%) Puppet
2 4 (2.01%) Vagrant
2 4 (2.01%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 70 (35.18%) Microsoft
2 17 (8.54%) Telerik
3 14 (7.04%) DevExpress
4 10 (5.03%) Oracle
5 9 (4.52%) Twitter
6 5 (2.51%) SAP
6 5 (2.51%) Xamarin
7 3 (1.51%) Google
8 2 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.01%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.50%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.50%) Splunk
9 1 (0.50%) Sybase
9 1 (0.50%) ESRI
9 1 (0.50%) Lotus
9 1 (0.50%) Adobe
9 1 (0.50%) SaltStack
Bracknell, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + uncapped bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wokingham, Berkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
ISL
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Highly Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago