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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 126 74 97
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 105 183 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.94% 3.22% 2.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.09% 3.45% 2.85%
Number of salaries quoted 96 170 136
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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
5020 5308 5080
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.62% 93.25% 94.16%
Number of salaries quoted 3693 3857 3991
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £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 1 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 1 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 -20 58 £45,000 - 5
Bracknell +16 13 £40,000 -15.78%
Slough +3 9 £50,000 -31.03%
Maidenhead +4 7 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Newbury -4 5 £50,000 +13.63% 1
Windsor -15 5 £27,500 -35.29%
Hungerford - 4 £40,000 -
Software Developer
South East

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 151 (78.24%) C#
2 147 (76.17%) .NET
3 111 (57.51%) ASP.NET
4 100 (51.81%) SQL Server
5 85 (44.04%) JavaScript
6 83 (43.01%) HTML
7 82 (42.49%) Agile Software Development
8 74 (38.34%) Degree
9 73 (37.82%) Microsoft
10 66 (34.20%) Software Engineering
11 64 (33.16%) CSS
12 61 (31.61%) OO
13 58 (30.05%) SQL
14 57 (29.53%) MVC
15 55 (28.50%) MS Excel
15 55 (28.50%) ASP.NET MVC
16 45 (23.32%) WCF
17 44 (22.80%) jQuery
18 42 (21.76%) WPF
19 37 (19.17%) Unit Testing
19 37 (19.17%) Web Development
19 37 (19.17%) Windows
19 37 (19.17%) C++
20 33 (17.10%) Web Services
21 31 (16.06%) Continuous Integration
22 30 (15.54%) Scrum
23 29 (15.03%) System Testing
24 28 (14.51%) HTML5
24 28 (14.51%) Finance
24 28 (14.51%) XML

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 7 (3.63%) IIS
2 6 (3.11%) Node.js
2 6 (3.11%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.59%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.55%) CMS
4 3 (1.55%) WordPress
5 2 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.04%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (1.04%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.04%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (0.52%) Commerce Server
6 1 (0.52%) Drupal
6 1 (0.52%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.52%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.52%) Kentico
Applications
1 55 (28.50%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.22%) SaaS
2 3 (1.55%) GitHub
3 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.52%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.52%) IaaS
4 1 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.55%) HTTP
2 1 (0.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (51.81%) SQL Server
2 18 (9.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (6.74%) NoSQL
4 10 (5.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (4.66%) RavenDB
5 9 (4.66%) Relational Database
6 8 (4.15%) RDBMS
7 7 (3.63%) MySQL
8 4 (2.07%) Couchbase
8 4 (2.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.55%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.04%) MongoDB
10 2 (1.04%) Big Data
10 2 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 21 (10.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (7.77%) Visual Studio
3 5 (2.59%) JUnit
3 5 (2.59%) Selenium
3 5 (2.59%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 4 (2.07%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (2.07%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.07%) TeamCity
4 4 (2.07%) EasyMock
4 4 (2.07%) DbUnit
5 3 (1.55%) JIRA
6 2 (1.04%) Bitbucket
6 2 (1.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.52%) Subversion
7 1 (0.52%) NuGet
General
1 28 (14.51%) Finance
2 9 (4.66%) Advertising
3 6 (3.11%) Marketing
4 3 (1.55%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.04%) Automotive
5 2 (1.04%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.52%) Games
6 1 (0.52%) Electronics
6 1 (0.52%) Legal
6 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.52%) Publishing
6 1 (0.52%) Banking
6 1 (0.52%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (76.17%) .NET
2 111 (57.51%) ASP.NET
3 83 (43.01%) HTML
4 64 (33.16%) CSS
5 55 (28.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 45 (23.32%) WCF
7 44 (22.80%) jQuery
8 42 (21.76%) WPF
9 33 (17.10%) Web Services
10 28 (14.51%) HTML5
10 28 (14.51%) XML
11 26 (13.47%) Ajax
12 21 (10.88%) AngularJS
13 20 (10.36%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 16 (8.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 15 (7.77%) ASP.NET Web API
16 14 (7.25%) .NET Framework
17 12 (6.22%) Entity Framework
17 12 (6.22%) LESS
18 11 (5.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.40%) Computer Science
2 18 (9.33%) Mobile App
3 8 (4.15%) Inversion of Control
4 7 (3.63%) Mathematics
4 7 (3.63%) Social Media
5 6 (3.11%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.59%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.07%) Open Source
8 3 (1.55%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.55%) Physics
8 3 (1.55%) CUDA
9 2 (1.04%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.04%) MPEG
9 2 (1.04%) GIS
10 1 (0.52%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (0.52%) DTV
10 1 (0.52%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.52%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 37 (19.17%) Windows
2 10 (5.18%) Apple iOS
2 10 (5.18%) Android
3 8 (4.15%) UNIX
3 8 (4.15%) Linux
4 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (42.49%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (34.20%) Software Engineering
3 61 (31.61%) OO
4 57 (29.53%) MVC
5 37 (19.17%) Unit Testing
5 37 (19.17%) Web Development
6 31 (16.06%) Continuous Integration
7 30 (15.54%) Scrum
8 29 (15.03%) System Testing
9 27 (13.99%) Web Application Development
10 19 (9.84%) TDD
10 19 (9.84%) OOD
11 16 (8.29%) OOA/OOD
12 11 (5.70%) MVVM
13 10 (5.18%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (5.18%) B2B
14 9 (4.66%) Domain-Driven Design
14 9 (4.66%) Software Architecture
14 9 (4.66%) DevOps
15 8 (4.15%) CQRS
Programming Languages
1 151 (78.24%) C#
2 85 (44.04%) JavaScript
3 58 (30.05%) SQL
4 37 (19.17%) C++
5 28 (14.51%) T-SQL
6 25 (12.95%) Java
7 12 (6.22%) PHP
8 9 (4.66%) VB
8 9 (4.66%) VB.NET
8 9 (4.66%) C
9 8 (4.15%) TypeScript
10 4 (2.07%) Python
11 2 (1.04%) VC++
12 1 (0.52%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.52%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.52%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.52%) Perl
12 1 (0.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 74 (38.34%) Degree
2 1 (0.52%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.52%) DV Cleared
2 1 (0.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.77%) QA
System Software
1 7 (3.63%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.04%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (1.55%) Puppet
2 2 (1.04%) Vagrant
2 2 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 73 (37.82%) Microsoft
2 20 (10.36%) Telerik
3 16 (8.29%) DevExpress
4 9 (4.66%) Oracle
5 8 (4.15%) Twitter
6 5 (2.59%) SAP
6 5 (2.59%) Xamarin
7 2 (1.04%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.04%) Google
7 2 (1.04%) Lotus
7 2 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.52%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.52%) ESRI
8 1 (0.52%) IBM
8 1 (0.52%) Adobe
8 1 (0.52%) Splunk
8 1 (0.52%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.52%) SaltStack
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Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + 10% annual Bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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