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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 119 136 59
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -77
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 110 96 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.12% 1.75% 4.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.24% 1.83% 4.79%
Number of salaries quoted 108 93 215
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,200 £22,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
4914 5247 5116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.59% 95.84% 95.64%
Number of salaries quoted 4019 3899 3731
Average salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 14 February 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 14 February 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 +15 64 £40,000 -11.11% 11
Bracknell +9 14 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Newbury +6 8 £52,500 +31.25% 2
Slough +4 7 £47,500 +53.22% 1
Wokingham -7 6 £50,000 +61.29% 1
Windsor +10 4 £37,500 +7.14%
Maidenhead -8 2 £32,750 +5.64%
Software Developer
South East

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 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.

1 164 (72.57%) C#
2 138 (61.06%) .NET
3 112 (49.56%) SQL Server
3 112 (49.56%) Agile Software Development
4 108 (47.79%) HTML
5 102 (45.13%) SQL
6 92 (40.71%) ASP.NET
7 91 (40.27%) CSS
8 89 (39.38%) JavaScript
9 84 (37.17%) MVC
10 65 (28.76%) Windows
10 65 (28.76%) jQuery
11 63 (27.88%) XML
12 59 (26.11%) Scrum
13 57 (25.22%) Degree
14 55 (24.34%) Java
15 45 (19.91%) OO
16 44 (19.47%) Web Services
16 44 (19.47%) C++
17 43 (19.03%) Microsoft
18 42 (18.58%) Finance
19 41 (18.14%) Team Foundation Server
20 39 (17.26%) TDD
20 39 (17.26%) Software Engineering
20 39 (17.26%) ASP.NET MVC
21 37 (16.37%) Linux
22 36 (15.93%) Oracle
23 35 (15.49%) PHP
23 35 (15.49%) Web Development
24 34 (15.04%) AngularJS

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 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 21 (9.29%) IIS
2 8 (3.54%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.10%) CMS
4 6 (2.65%) JBoss
4 6 (2.65%) Sitecore CMS
4 6 (2.65%) Tomcat
5 5 (2.21%) Drupal
6 4 (1.77%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.88%) Apache
7 2 (0.88%) Node.js
8 1 (0.44%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.44%) Mule
8 1 (0.44%) Mule ESB
8 1 (0.44%) nginx
8 1 (0.44%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.44%) WildFly
8 1 (0.44%) WordPress
Applications
1 29 (12.83%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.33%) MS Office
3 1 (0.44%) GIMP
3 1 (0.44%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.44%) Infor CRM
1 1 (0.44%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (8.85%) SaaS
2 15 (6.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.98%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (2.21%) GitHub
4 5 (2.21%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.88%) Force.com
6 1 (0.44%) IaaS
6 1 (0.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.19%) Internet
2 4 (1.77%) Firewall
2 4 (1.77%) Network Security
3 1 (0.44%) Intranet
3 1 (0.44%) SMTP
3 1 (0.44%) SSL
3 1 (0.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (49.56%) SQL Server
2 24 (10.62%) MySQL
3 19 (8.41%) Relational Database
4 13 (5.75%) Big Data
4 13 (5.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (5.31%) NoSQL
6 10 (4.42%) Oracle Database
7 8 (3.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 8 (3.54%) DTS
8 7 (3.10%) HBase
8 7 (3.10%) MongoDB
9 5 (2.21%) Data Mining
9 5 (2.21%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (2.21%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (2.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (2.21%) Text Mining
10 3 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.88%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 41 (18.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 24 (10.62%) Visual Studio
3 12 (5.31%) Git (software)
3 12 (5.31%) Subversion
4 11 (4.87%) JUnit
5 8 (3.54%) NUnit
6 7 (3.10%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 7 (3.10%) TestNG
7 6 (2.65%) Bugzilla
7 6 (2.65%) MSTest
7 6 (2.65%) PEAR
7 6 (2.65%) PHPUnit
7 6 (2.65%) Trac
8 4 (1.77%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (1.33%) Ant
10 2 (0.88%) ANTLR
10 2 (0.88%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (0.88%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 1 (0.44%) WebDriver
General
1 42 (18.58%) Finance
2 13 (5.75%) Marketing
3 11 (4.87%) Banking
3 11 (4.87%) Legal
4 6 (2.65%) Advertising
5 4 (1.77%) Retail
6 3 (1.33%) Back Office
6 3 (1.33%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.88%) Automotive
8 1 (0.44%) Billing
8 1 (0.44%) Games
8 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.44%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (61.06%) .NET
2 108 (47.79%) HTML
3 92 (40.71%) ASP.NET
4 91 (40.27%) CSS
5 65 (28.76%) jQuery
6 63 (27.88%) XML
7 44 (19.47%) Web Services
8 39 (17.26%) ASP.NET MVC
9 34 (15.04%) AngularJS
10 31 (13.72%) WCF
10 31 (13.72%) WPF
11 29 (12.83%) Ajax
12 25 (11.06%) .NET Framework
13 20 (8.85%) XSLT
14 19 (8.41%) HTML5
14 19 (8.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 18 (7.96%) ASP.NET Web API
16 17 (7.52%) JSON
17 14 (6.19%) Entity Framework
18 13 (5.75%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 32 (14.16%) Computer Science
2 15 (6.64%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.64%) N-Tier
3 11 (4.87%) Inversion of Control
4 8 (3.54%) User Experience
5 6 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.21%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.21%) Social Media
7 4 (1.77%) FMCG
7 4 (1.77%) RIA
7 4 (1.77%) Xbox
8 3 (1.33%) Cyber Attack
8 3 (1.33%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.33%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.88%) Blog
9 2 (0.88%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.44%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.44%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.44%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 65 (28.76%) Windows
2 37 (16.37%) Linux
3 19 (8.41%) Unix
4 8 (3.54%) Android
4 8 (3.54%) Apple iOS
5 7 (3.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (2.21%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.77%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.44%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (49.56%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (37.17%) MVC
3 59 (26.11%) Scrum
4 45 (19.91%) OO
5 39 (17.26%) Software Engineering
5 39 (17.26%) TDD
6 35 (15.49%) Web Development
7 28 (12.39%) Continuous Integration
7 28 (12.39%) SDLC
8 25 (11.06%) Unit Testing
9 20 (8.85%) CRM
9 20 (8.85%) OOD
10 18 (7.96%) OOP
11 17 (7.52%) Business Intelligence
11 17 (7.52%) Mentoring
12 16 (7.08%) User Stories
13 14 (6.19%) Analytics
13 14 (6.19%) Mobile Development
13 14 (6.19%) SOA
13 14 (6.19%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 164 (72.57%) C#
2 102 (45.13%) SQL
3 89 (39.38%) JavaScript
4 55 (24.34%) Java
5 44 (19.47%) C++
6 35 (15.49%) PHP
7 20 (8.85%) VB.NET
8 17 (7.52%) C
8 17 (7.52%) VB
9 14 (6.19%) Perl
9 14 (6.19%) Python
10 10 (4.42%) Bash Shell
10 10 (4.42%) Ruby
10 10 (4.42%) T-SQL
11 7 (3.10%) R
11 7 (3.10%) Shell Script
12 5 (2.21%) PL/SQL
12 5 (2.21%) TypeScript
13 4 (1.77%) XAML
14 2 (0.88%) Prolog
Qualifications
1 57 (25.22%) Degree
2 4 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.44%) PhD
3 1 (0.44%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.54%) QA
2 4 (1.77%) GAMP
3 2 (0.88%) SLA
4 1 (0.44%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.44%) SDET
System Software
1 7 (3.10%) HDFS
2 4 (1.77%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.88%) iptables
Systems Management
1 2 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.88%) Puppet
2 1 (0.44%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 43 (19.03%) Microsoft
2 36 (15.93%) Oracle
3 9 (3.98%) Xamarin
4 7 (3.10%) Telerik
5 6 (2.65%) Sitecore
6 5 (2.21%) Google
7 2 (0.88%) Perforce
7 2 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.88%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.44%) Actuate
8 1 (0.44%) Cognos
8 1 (0.44%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.44%) Forcepoint
8 1 (0.44%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.44%) Sage
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