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

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 123 95 79
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 106 145 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.79% 2.61% 3.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.95% 2.80% 3.47%
Number of salaries quoted 96 135 170
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,750 £50,000
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
5433 5183 5243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 91.88% 93.12% 93.93%
Number of salaries quoted 3746 4013 4389
Average salary £45,000 £43,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £61,800 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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
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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 -46 34 £40,000 - 2
Newbury +12 20 £31,250 -39.90%
Slough 0 12 £40,000 -
Maidenhead -13 9 £42,500 +84.78% 1
Wokingham +3 8 £47,250 +52.41% 1
Windsor -17 3 £40,000 +23.07% 2
Bracknell -10 1 £37,500 +20.00% 1
Software Developer
South East

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 165 (71.43%) C#
2 162 (70.13%) .NET
3 115 (49.78%) SQL Server
4 112 (48.48%) SQL
5 101 (43.72%) HTML
6 93 (40.26%) ASP.NET
7 87 (37.66%) JavaScript
8 79 (34.20%) Agile Software Development
9 76 (32.90%) CSS
10 64 (27.71%) Degree
11 61 (26.41%) Microsoft
12 58 (25.11%) C++
13 57 (24.68%) Software Engineering
14 52 (22.51%) Computer Science
15 50 (21.65%) jQuery
16 49 (21.21%) XML
16 49 (21.21%) MVC
17 48 (20.78%) MS Excel
17 48 (20.78%) Oracle
18 46 (19.91%) Windows
19 44 (19.05%) .NET Framework
20 43 (18.61%) Web Services
20 43 (18.61%) Java
21 38 (16.45%) Linux
22 35 (15.15%) OO
23 29 (12.55%) VB.NET
23 29 (12.55%) ASP.NET MVC
24 27 (11.69%) Ajax
25 25 (10.82%) WCF
25 25 (10.82%) Visual Studio

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 10 (4.33%) IIS
2 7 (3.03%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.60%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.30%) Railo
4 3 (1.30%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.30%) ColdFusion
5 2 (0.87%) Apache
5 2 (0.87%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.87%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.87%) Mule
5 2 (0.87%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.43%) Liferay
6 1 (0.43%) concrete5
6 1 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.43%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 48 (20.78%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.87%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.60%) SaaS
2 5 (2.16%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.33%) Internet
2 5 (2.16%) HTTP
3 3 (1.30%) GSM
3 3 (1.30%) UMTS
4 2 (0.87%) DSL
4 2 (0.87%) MPLS
4 2 (0.87%) SDH
4 2 (0.87%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.87%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.43%) 4G
5 1 (0.43%) Intranet
5 1 (0.43%) ADSL
5 1 (0.43%) Broadband
5 1 (0.43%) Wireless
5 1 (0.43%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (49.78%) SQL Server
2 22 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (7.79%) SQL Server 2005
4 13 (5.63%) Oracle Database
5 10 (4.33%) SQL Server 2000
6 9 (3.90%) InterSystems Cache
6 9 (3.90%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (3.90%) Oracle Database 10g
7 8 (3.46%) Big Data
8 7 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (3.03%) MySQL
9 5 (2.16%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (2.16%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (2.16%) DTS
10 4 (1.73%) Redis
10 4 (1.73%) Pentaho
11 3 (1.30%) MongoDB
11 3 (1.30%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.43%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 25 (10.82%) Visual Studio
2 24 (10.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (7.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 16 (6.93%) Subversion
5 10 (4.33%) Git (software)
5 10 (4.33%) Jenkins
6 9 (3.90%) Selenium
7 5 (2.16%) JIRA
7 5 (2.16%) Maven
7 5 (2.16%) Eclipse
8 4 (1.73%) RSpec
9 3 (1.30%) MSTest
9 3 (1.30%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 2 (0.87%) Ant
10 2 (0.87%) JUnit
10 2 (0.87%) Artifactory
10 2 (0.87%) WebDriver
10 2 (0.87%) EasyMock
11 1 (0.43%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.43%) MSBuild
General
1 19 (8.23%) Telecoms
2 16 (6.93%) Finance
3 10 (4.33%) Retail
4 8 (3.46%) Games
5 4 (1.73%) Marketing
6 3 (1.30%) Automotive
6 3 (1.30%) Banking
7 2 (0.87%) Publishing
7 2 (0.87%) Back Office
8 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.43%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (70.13%) .NET
2 101 (43.72%) HTML
3 93 (40.26%) ASP.NET
4 76 (32.90%) CSS
5 50 (21.65%) jQuery
6 49 (21.21%) XML
7 44 (19.05%) .NET Framework
8 43 (18.61%) Web Services
9 29 (12.55%) ASP.NET MVC
10 27 (11.69%) Ajax
11 25 (10.82%) WCF
12 24 (10.39%) HTML5
13 20 (8.66%) WPF
14 13 (5.63%) J2EE
15 12 (5.19%) RESTful
15 12 (5.19%) JSON
16 11 (4.76%) SOAP
17 10 (4.33%) XSL
17 10 (4.33%) ASP.NET Web API
18 9 (3.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 52 (22.51%) Computer Science
2 24 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (6.06%) Client/Server
4 13 (5.63%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (4.33%) Open Source
6 9 (3.90%) RIA
6 9 (3.90%) Mathematics
7 7 (3.03%) Inversion of Control
8 4 (1.73%) Mobile Computing
8 4 (1.73%) User Experience
9 3 (1.30%) CUDA
9 3 (1.30%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.30%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (0.87%) MPEG
10 2 (0.87%) iPad
11 1 (0.43%) Xbox
11 1 (0.43%) Physics
11 1 (0.43%) Device Driver
11 1 (0.43%) EPoS
11 1 (0.43%) iDTV
Operating Systems
1 46 (19.91%) Windows
2 38 (16.45%) Linux
3 20 (8.66%) UNIX
4 3 (1.30%) Android
4 3 (1.30%) Windows 8
5 2 (0.87%) Mac OS X
5 2 (0.87%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (0.87%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.43%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (34.20%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (24.68%) Software Engineering
3 49 (21.21%) MVC
4 35 (15.15%) OO
5 23 (9.96%) Scrum
6 20 (8.66%) OOD
7 15 (6.49%) UML
8 14 (6.06%) SOA
8 14 (6.06%) Unit Testing
9 13 (5.63%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (4.76%) Workflow
10 11 (4.76%) Data Analysis
11 10 (4.33%) Business Analysis
11 10 (4.33%) Performance Analysis
12 9 (3.90%) TDD
12 9 (3.90%) E-Commerce
13 8 (3.46%) Document Management
13 8 (3.46%) Game Development
13 8 (3.46%) Multithreading
13 8 (3.46%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 165 (71.43%) C#
2 112 (48.48%) SQL
3 87 (37.66%) JavaScript
4 58 (25.11%) C++
5 43 (18.61%) Java
6 29 (12.55%) VB.NET
7 21 (9.09%) VB
8 14 (6.06%) T-SQL
9 12 (5.19%) Perl
9 12 (5.19%) PHP
9 12 (5.19%) Shell Script
10 9 (3.90%) MUMPS
11 8 (3.46%) Python
12 7 (3.03%) PL/SQL
13 5 (2.16%) VC++
14 4 (1.73%) C
14 4 (1.73%) Ruby
15 3 (1.30%) VBA
15 3 (1.30%) CFML
16 2 (0.87%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 64 (27.71%) Degree
2 7 (3.03%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.60%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.87%) ISEB
4 2 (0.87%) A+ Certification
4 2 (0.87%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.43%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.90%) HL7
2 8 (3.46%) GAMP
3 5 (2.16%) QA
Vendors
1 61 (26.41%) Microsoft
2 48 (20.78%) Oracle
3 8 (3.46%) Infragistics
3 8 (3.46%) Telerik
3 8 (3.46%) DevExpress
4 7 (3.03%) Red Hat
5 4 (1.73%) Teradata
6 3 (1.30%) Adobe
7 2 (0.87%) Apple
7 2 (0.87%) Sage
7 2 (0.87%) Cramer
7 2 (0.87%) Zend
8 1 (0.43%) Broadcom
8 1 (0.43%) GigaSpaces
8 1 (0.43%) JBoss
8 1 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.43%) IBM
8 1 (0.43%) BEA
8 1 (0.43%) Borland
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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