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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 121 75 81
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 113 192 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.89% 3.23% 3.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.05% 3.47% 3.24%
Number of salaries quoted 105 179 157
Average salary £39,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £53,750 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
5522 5536 5064
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.54% 93.23% 94.53%
Number of salaries quoted 3798 4229 4149
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014. 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 -71 24 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Slough +7 22 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Newbury +20 14 £32,500 -19.75%
Windsor -12 10 £41,250 +10.00%
Maidenhead -13 9 £55,000 +139.13%
Wokingham +5 8 £47,250 +52.41%
Bracknell -7 2 £38,750 +72.22% 2
Software Developer
South East

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

1 153 (71.83%) .NET
2 151 (70.89%) C#
3 113 (53.05%) SQL Server
4 107 (50.23%) SQL
5 99 (46.48%) ASP.NET
6 98 (46.01%) HTML
7 95 (44.60%) JavaScript
8 72 (33.80%) Agile Software Development
9 71 (33.33%) Microsoft
10 70 (32.86%) CSS
11 62 (29.11%) Degree
12 56 (26.29%) XML
13 55 (25.82%) MVC
13 55 (25.82%) jQuery
14 53 (24.88%) Software Engineering
14 53 (24.88%) MS Excel
15 51 (23.94%) C++
16 48 (22.54%) OO
17 45 (21.13%) Computer Science
18 44 (20.66%) .NET Framework
19 42 (19.72%) Windows
20 38 (17.84%) Web Services
21 37 (17.37%) Java
22 36 (16.90%) Oracle
23 35 (16.43%) Finance
24 34 (15.96%) ASP.NET MVC
25 32 (15.02%) Ajax
26 29 (13.62%) Linux
27 28 (13.15%) VB.NET
27 28 (13.15%) HTML5

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 (5.16%) IIS
2 10 (4.69%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.82%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (1.88%) Railo
4 4 (1.88%) ColdFusion
4 4 (1.88%) Apache
4 4 (1.88%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.41%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.41%) WordPress
5 3 (1.41%) Apache Solr
6 2 (0.94%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (0.94%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.94%) Jetty
6 2 (0.94%) Alfresco
6 2 (0.94%) Mule
7 1 (0.47%) concrete5
7 1 (0.47%) Liferay
7 1 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.47%) JBoss
7 1 (0.47%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 53 (24.88%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.29%) SaaS
2 5 (2.35%) GitHub
3 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.16%) Internet
2 7 (3.29%) HTTP
3 4 (1.88%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.41%) GSM
4 3 (1.41%) UMTS
5 2 (0.94%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.94%) SDH
5 2 (0.94%) MPLS
5 2 (0.94%) DSL
6 1 (0.47%) DVB
6 1 (0.47%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (53.05%) SQL Server
2 18 (8.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (6.10%) SQL Server 2005
3 13 (6.10%) Big Data
3 13 (6.10%) Oracle Database
4 12 (5.63%) NoSQL
5 10 (4.69%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (4.23%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (4.23%) Oracle Database 10g
7 8 (3.76%) SQL Server 2000
8 7 (3.29%) MongoDB
9 6 (2.82%) Pentaho
9 6 (2.82%) MySQL
10 5 (2.35%) DTS
11 3 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (1.41%) Redis
12 2 (0.94%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (0.47%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 24 (11.27%) Visual Studio
2 21 (9.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (7.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 15 (7.04%) Subversion
5 10 (4.69%) Git (software)
6 9 (4.23%) Jenkins
7 6 (2.82%) Selenium
8 5 (2.35%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.41%) Maven
9 3 (1.41%) JIRA
9 3 (1.41%) MSTest
9 3 (1.41%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 2 (0.94%) MSBuild
10 2 (0.94%) WebDriver
10 2 (0.94%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
10 2 (0.94%) Ant
10 2 (0.94%) JUnit
11 1 (0.47%) IntelliJ
11 1 (0.47%) NUnit
11 1 (0.47%) Oracle Forms
General
1 35 (16.43%) Finance
2 25 (11.74%) Telecoms
3 16 (7.51%) Retail
4 8 (3.76%) Games
5 4 (1.88%) Banking
6 3 (1.41%) Automotive
6 3 (1.41%) Advertising
6 3 (1.41%) Publishing
7 2 (0.94%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.94%) Marketing
8 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (71.83%) .NET
2 99 (46.48%) ASP.NET
3 98 (46.01%) HTML
4 70 (32.86%) CSS
5 56 (26.29%) XML
6 55 (25.82%) jQuery
7 44 (20.66%) .NET Framework
8 38 (17.84%) Web Services
9 34 (15.96%) ASP.NET MVC
10 32 (15.02%) Ajax
11 28 (13.15%) HTML5
12 26 (12.21%) WPF
13 23 (10.80%) WCF
14 20 (9.39%) SOAP
15 19 (8.92%) JSON
16 13 (6.10%) RESTful
17 12 (5.63%) ASP.NET Web API
18 11 (5.16%) Ext JS
18 11 (5.16%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 10 (4.69%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 45 (21.13%) Computer Science
2 24 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (6.10%) Client/Server
4 12 (5.63%) Open Source
4 12 (5.63%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (4.23%) RIA
6 8 (3.76%) Mathematics
7 6 (2.82%) Inversion of Control
8 4 (1.88%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (1.88%) Mobile Computing
8 4 (1.88%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.88%) User Experience
9 3 (1.41%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.41%) CUDA
9 3 (1.41%) MPEG
10 2 (0.94%) Device Driver
10 2 (0.94%) iPad
11 1 (0.47%) Xbox
11 1 (0.47%) Internet of Things
11 1 (0.47%) iDTV
Operating Systems
1 42 (19.72%) Windows
2 29 (13.62%) Linux
3 12 (5.63%) UNIX
4 4 (1.88%) Android
5 3 (1.41%) Windows 8
5 3 (1.41%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.47%) Solaris
6 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (33.80%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (25.82%) MVC
3 53 (24.88%) Software Engineering
4 48 (22.54%) OO
5 21 (9.86%) OOD
6 20 (9.39%) Scrum
7 18 (8.45%) UML
8 13 (6.10%) E-Commerce
8 13 (6.10%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (5.16%) Multithreading
9 11 (5.16%) Unit Testing
9 11 (5.16%) SOA
10 10 (4.69%) Workflow
10 10 (4.69%) Web Development
11 9 (4.23%) ETL
11 9 (4.23%) B2B
12 8 (3.76%) OOA/OOD
12 8 (3.76%) Document Management
12 8 (3.76%) System Testing
12 8 (3.76%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 151 (70.89%) C#
2 107 (50.23%) SQL
3 95 (44.60%) JavaScript
4 51 (23.94%) C++
5 37 (17.37%) Java
6 28 (13.15%) VB.NET
7 18 (8.45%) PHP
8 16 (7.51%) VB
9 14 (6.57%) T-SQL
10 13 (6.10%) Shell Script
11 9 (4.23%) Python
12 8 (3.76%) VC++
12 8 (3.76%) Perl
13 7 (3.29%) PL/SQL
14 5 (2.35%) C
15 4 (1.88%) CFML
16 3 (1.41%) VBScript
16 3 (1.41%) VBA
17 2 (0.94%) XPath
18 1 (0.47%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 62 (29.11%) Degree
2 3 (1.41%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.94%) DV Cleared
3 2 (0.94%) ISEB
3 2 (0.94%) A+ Certification
3 2 (0.94%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.47%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.76%) GAMP
2 7 (3.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.47%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (0.94%) StatsD
Vendors
1 71 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 36 (16.90%) Oracle
3 11 (5.16%) Telerik
4 10 (4.69%) DevExpress
5 8 (3.76%) Infragistics
6 6 (2.82%) Teradata
7 4 (1.88%) Adobe
8 3 (1.41%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.94%) Sage
9 2 (0.94%) Zend
9 2 (0.94%) Cramer
10 1 (0.47%) GigaSpaces
10 1 (0.47%) Broadcom
10 1 (0.47%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.47%) IBM
10 1 (0.47%) BEA
10 1 (0.47%) Borland
Slough, Berkshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum dependant on level of experience
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £22,000 per annum + benefits (including health insurance and pen
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £30,000 to £43,000 per annum GBP c40k +Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire, South East, United Kingdom...
Quiddi Hub
Salary: Salary package flexible depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
SMS Environmental Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum 30 days hol, pension, childcare vouc
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell
The People Network
Salary: £40000 per annum + numerous benefits
Posted: 13 days ago