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

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 124 76 88
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 113 190 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.91% 3.21% 3.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.07% 3.44% 3.24%
Number of salaries quoted 105 178 157
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £53,750 £51,600
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
5469 5518 5088
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.54% 93.19% 94.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3761 4203 4170
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 22 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 22 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 -68 25 £35,000 -12.50% 5
Slough +11 21 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Newbury +18 14 £32,500 -19.75% 1
Maidenhead -7 10 £48,750 +111.95%
Windsor -13 10 £41,250 +10.00% 1
Wokingham +4 8 £47,250 +52.41%
Bracknell -5 2 £38,750 +72.22% 2
Software Developer
South East

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 151 (71.56%) .NET
2 150 (71.09%) C#
3 112 (53.08%) SQL Server
4 106 (50.24%) SQL
5 99 (46.92%) ASP.NET
6 98 (46.45%) HTML
7 95 (45.02%) JavaScript
8 71 (33.65%) Agile Software Development
9 70 (33.18%) CSS
10 69 (32.70%) Microsoft
11 60 (28.44%) Degree
12 55 (26.07%) jQuery
12 55 (26.07%) XML
13 54 (25.59%) MVC
14 52 (24.64%) MS Excel
14 52 (24.64%) Software Engineering
15 51 (24.17%) C++
16 47 (22.27%) OO
17 44 (20.85%) .NET Framework
18 43 (20.38%) Computer Science
19 42 (19.91%) Windows
20 38 (18.01%) Web Services
21 37 (17.54%) Java
22 36 (17.06%) Oracle
23 34 (16.11%) Finance
23 34 (16.11%) ASP.NET MVC
24 32 (15.17%) Ajax
25 29 (13.74%) Linux
26 28 (13.27%) VB.NET
26 28 (13.27%) HTML5

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (5.21%) IIS
2 9 (4.27%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.84%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (1.90%) Railo
4 4 (1.90%) ColdFusion
4 4 (1.90%) Apache
4 4 (1.90%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.42%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.42%) WordPress
5 3 (1.42%) Apache Solr
6 2 (0.95%) Mule
6 2 (0.95%) Alfresco
6 2 (0.95%) Jetty
6 2 (0.95%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (0.95%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.47%) JBoss
7 1 (0.47%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.47%) Liferay
7 1 (0.47%) concrete5
Applications
1 52 (24.64%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.32%) SaaS
2 5 (2.37%) GitHub
3 2 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.21%) Internet
2 7 (3.32%) HTTP
3 4 (1.90%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.42%) GSM
4 3 (1.42%) UMTS
5 2 (0.95%) DSL
5 2 (0.95%) MPLS
5 2 (0.95%) SDH
5 2 (0.95%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.47%) ADSL
6 1 (0.47%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (53.08%) SQL Server
2 18 (8.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (6.16%) SQL Server 2005
3 13 (6.16%) Big Data
3 13 (6.16%) Oracle Database
4 12 (5.69%) NoSQL
5 10 (4.74%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (4.27%) Oracle Database 10g
6 9 (4.27%) Oracle Database 11g
7 8 (3.79%) SQL Server 2000
8 7 (3.32%) MongoDB
9 6 (2.84%) Pentaho
9 6 (2.84%) MySQL
10 5 (2.37%) DTS
11 3 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (1.42%) Redis
12 2 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.47%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 23 (10.90%) Visual Studio
2 21 (9.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (7.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 15 (7.11%) Subversion
5 10 (4.74%) Git (software)
6 9 (4.27%) Jenkins
7 6 (2.84%) Selenium
8 5 (2.37%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.42%) JIRA
9 3 (1.42%) Maven
9 3 (1.42%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 3 (1.42%) MSTest
10 2 (0.95%) MSBuild
10 2 (0.95%) WebDriver
10 2 (0.95%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
10 2 (0.95%) Ant
10 2 (0.95%) JUnit
11 1 (0.47%) ClearCase
11 1 (0.47%) Oracle Forms
11 1 (0.47%) IntelliJ
General
1 34 (16.11%) Finance
2 25 (11.85%) Telecoms
3 16 (7.58%) Retail
4 8 (3.79%) Games
5 4 (1.90%) Banking
6 3 (1.42%) Automotive
6 3 (1.42%) Advertising
6 3 (1.42%) Publishing
7 2 (0.95%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.95%) Marketing
8 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (71.56%) .NET
2 99 (46.92%) ASP.NET
3 98 (46.45%) HTML
4 70 (33.18%) CSS
5 55 (26.07%) jQuery
5 55 (26.07%) XML
6 44 (20.85%) .NET Framework
7 38 (18.01%) Web Services
8 34 (16.11%) ASP.NET MVC
9 32 (15.17%) Ajax
10 28 (13.27%) HTML5
11 26 (12.32%) WPF
12 23 (10.90%) WCF
13 20 (9.48%) SOAP
14 19 (9.00%) JSON
15 13 (6.16%) RESTful
16 12 (5.69%) ASP.NET Web API
17 11 (5.21%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 11 (5.21%) Ext JS
18 9 (4.27%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 43 (20.38%) Computer Science
2 24 (11.37%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (6.16%) Client/Server
4 12 (5.69%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (5.69%) Open Source
5 9 (4.27%) RIA
6 8 (3.79%) Mathematics
7 6 (2.84%) Inversion of Control
8 4 (1.90%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (1.90%) Mobile Computing
8 4 (1.90%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.90%) User Experience
9 3 (1.42%) MPEG
9 3 (1.42%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.42%) CUDA
10 2 (0.95%) iPad
10 2 (0.95%) Device Driver
11 1 (0.47%) EPoS
11 1 (0.47%) iDTV
11 1 (0.47%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 42 (19.91%) Windows
2 29 (13.74%) Linux
3 12 (5.69%) UNIX
4 4 (1.90%) Android
5 3 (1.42%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (1.42%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.47%) Solaris
6 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (33.65%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (25.59%) MVC
3 52 (24.64%) Software Engineering
4 47 (22.27%) OO
5 21 (9.95%) OOD
6 20 (9.48%) Scrum
7 17 (8.06%) UML
8 13 (6.16%) E-Commerce
8 13 (6.16%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (5.21%) SOA
9 11 (5.21%) Multithreading
9 11 (5.21%) Unit Testing
10 10 (4.74%) Web Development
10 10 (4.74%) Workflow
11 9 (4.27%) ETL
11 9 (4.27%) B2B
12 8 (3.79%) V-Model
12 8 (3.79%) Game Development
12 8 (3.79%) Document Management
12 8 (3.79%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 150 (71.09%) C#
2 106 (50.24%) SQL
3 95 (45.02%) JavaScript
4 51 (24.17%) C++
5 37 (17.54%) Java
6 28 (13.27%) VB.NET
7 18 (8.53%) PHP
8 16 (7.58%) VB
9 14 (6.64%) T-SQL
10 13 (6.16%) Shell Script
11 9 (4.27%) Python
12 8 (3.79%) VC++
12 8 (3.79%) Perl
13 7 (3.32%) PL/SQL
14 5 (2.37%) C
15 4 (1.90%) CFML
16 3 (1.42%) VBA
16 3 (1.42%) VBScript
17 2 (0.95%) XPath
18 1 (0.47%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 60 (28.44%) Degree
2 3 (1.42%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.95%) DV Cleared
3 2 (0.95%) ISTQB
3 2 (0.95%) ISEB
3 2 (0.95%) A+ Certification
4 1 (0.47%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.79%) GAMP
2 7 (3.32%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.47%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (0.95%) StatsD
Vendors
1 69 (32.70%) Microsoft
2 36 (17.06%) Oracle
3 11 (5.21%) Telerik
4 10 (4.74%) DevExpress
5 8 (3.79%) Infragistics
6 6 (2.84%) Teradata
7 4 (1.90%) Adobe
8 3 (1.42%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.95%) Zend
9 2 (0.95%) Cramer
9 2 (0.95%) Sage
10 1 (0.47%) BEA
10 1 (0.47%) Borland
10 1 (0.47%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.47%) IBM
10 1 (0.47%) GigaSpaces
10 1 (0.47%) Broadcom
Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £22,000 per annum + benefits (including health insurance and pen
Posted: 10 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £30,000 to £43,000 per annum GBP c40k +Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire, South East, United Kingdom...
Quiddi Hub
Salary: Salary package flexible depending on experience
Posted: 12 hours ago
Berkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
SMS Environmental Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum 30 days hol, pension, childcare vouc
Posted: 2 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum dependant on level of experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Hunter Macdonald
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum Salary dependent on seniority, locat
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Hudson - London
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Hudson - London
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell
The People Network
Salary: £40000 per annum + numerous benefits
Posted: 10 days ago