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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 145 66 110
Rank change year-on-year
-79 +44
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 85 212 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.57% 3.94% 2.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.66% 4.20% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 82 187 109
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,500 £45,200
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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
5114 5044 4871
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.20% 93.63% 93.53%
Number of salaries quoted 3777 3733 4043
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £61,400 £67,500
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 29 January 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 29 January 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 -58 38 £45,000 +20.00% 9
Newbury +3 21 £40,000 +2.56% 3
Windsor -15 5 £42,500 -5.55%
Hungerford -4 4 £35,000 - 3
Slough -22 4 £37,500 -21.05% 3
Bracknell - 2 £34,250 - 1
Wokingham -1 1 £31,000 -27.05%
Maidenhead -5 1 £31,000 -17.33%
Software Developer
South East

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 135 (69.95%) C#
1 135 (69.95%) .NET
2 95 (49.22%) HTML
2 95 (49.22%) JavaScript
3 91 (47.15%) ASP.NET
4 88 (45.60%) SQL Server
5 80 (41.45%) Microsoft
6 70 (36.27%) Agile Software Development
7 69 (35.75%) SQL
8 67 (34.72%) Software Engineering
9 63 (32.64%) MVC
10 61 (31.61%) OO
10 61 (31.61%) Degree
11 60 (31.09%) MS Excel
12 57 (29.53%) CSS
13 51 (26.42%) C++
14 49 (25.39%) XML
15 46 (23.83%) ASP.NET MVC
16 43 (22.28%) WPF
17 41 (21.24%) jQuery
18 40 (20.73%) WCF
19 38 (19.69%) Finance
20 35 (18.13%) HTML5
21 32 (16.58%) Java
22 31 (16.06%) Ajax
23 28 (14.51%) Windows
24 27 (13.99%) Web Services
25 25 (12.95%) Computer Science
25 25 (12.95%) .NET Framework
26 23 (11.92%) System Testing

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 9 (4.66%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (3.63%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.11%) IIS
4 4 (2.07%) ColdFusion
4 4 (2.07%) Railo
5 3 (1.55%) Apache Solr
5 3 (1.55%) WordPress
5 3 (1.55%) Apache
6 2 (1.04%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.04%) Lotus Domino
6 2 (1.04%) Jetty
7 1 (0.52%) concrete5
7 1 (0.52%) Liferay
7 1 (0.52%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.52%) Tomcat
Applications
1 60 (31.09%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.59%) SaaS
2 3 (1.55%) GitHub
2 3 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.11%) Internet
2 5 (2.59%) HTTP
3 2 (1.04%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (45.60%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.81%) SQL Server 2008
2 17 (8.81%) NoSQL
3 10 (5.18%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (5.18%) MongoDB
4 9 (4.66%) Big Data
5 8 (4.15%) Oracle Database
5 8 (4.15%) HPCC
6 7 (3.63%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (3.63%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (3.11%) SQL Server 2000
7 6 (3.11%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (2.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (2.07%) RDBMS
9 4 (2.07%) MySQL
9 4 (2.07%) Pentaho
9 4 (2.07%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.55%) RavenDB
11 2 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (10.36%) Visual Studio
2 14 (7.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (5.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 7 (3.63%) Subversion
5 6 (3.11%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 6 (3.11%) Jenkins
6 5 (2.59%) Git (software)
6 5 (2.59%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.04%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.52%) Hudson
8 1 (0.52%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.52%) Gradle
8 1 (0.52%) Maven
8 1 (0.52%) JIRA
8 1 (0.52%) JUnit
8 1 (0.52%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.52%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle Forms
General
1 38 (19.69%) Finance
2 13 (6.74%) Telecoms
3 12 (6.22%) Advertising
3 12 (6.22%) Retail
4 3 (1.55%) Marketing
5 2 (1.04%) Publishing
5 2 (1.04%) Automotive
5 2 (1.04%) Banking
5 2 (1.04%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.52%) Legal
6 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.52%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (69.95%) .NET
2 95 (49.22%) HTML
3 91 (47.15%) ASP.NET
4 57 (29.53%) CSS
5 49 (25.39%) XML
6 46 (23.83%) ASP.NET MVC
7 43 (22.28%) WPF
8 41 (21.24%) jQuery
9 40 (20.73%) WCF
10 35 (18.13%) HTML5
11 31 (16.06%) Ajax
12 27 (13.99%) Web Services
13 25 (12.95%) .NET Framework
14 21 (10.88%) SOAP
15 17 (8.81%) JSON
16 15 (7.77%) ASP.NET Web API
17 14 (7.25%) Ext JS
18 9 (4.66%) RabbitMQ
18 9 (4.66%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 9 (4.66%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (12.95%) Computer Science
2 10 (5.18%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.18%) Mobile App
3 8 (4.15%) Mathematics
3 8 (4.15%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (3.63%) Client/Server
5 6 (3.11%) Social Media
6 5 (2.59%) Algorithms
6 5 (2.59%) Open Source
6 5 (2.59%) RIA
7 4 (2.07%) MPEG
7 4 (2.07%) CUDA
8 3 (1.55%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (1.55%) Physics
8 3 (1.55%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (1.04%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.52%) Xbox
10 1 (0.52%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.52%) User Experience
10 1 (0.52%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 28 (14.51%) Windows
2 19 (9.84%) Linux
3 11 (5.70%) UNIX
4 2 (1.04%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.52%) Android
5 1 (0.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (36.27%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (34.72%) Software Engineering
3 63 (32.64%) MVC
4 61 (31.61%) OO
5 23 (11.92%) System Testing
6 22 (11.40%) OOD
7 21 (10.88%) OOA/OOD
8 20 (10.36%) Web Development
9 18 (9.33%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (8.81%) Unit Testing
11 15 (7.77%) Scrum
11 15 (7.77%) Web Application Development
12 14 (7.25%) B2B
13 12 (6.22%) Multithreading
14 10 (5.18%) UML
15 9 (4.66%) Workflow
15 9 (4.66%) E-Commerce
16 6 (3.11%) Business Intelligence
16 6 (3.11%) V-Model
16 6 (3.11%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 135 (69.95%) C#
2 95 (49.22%) JavaScript
3 69 (35.75%) SQL
4 51 (26.42%) C++
5 32 (16.58%) Java
6 18 (9.33%) T-SQL
7 17 (8.81%) VB.NET
8 11 (5.70%) PHP
9 9 (4.66%) Shell Script
9 9 (4.66%) VB
10 8 (4.15%) C
11 7 (3.63%) VC++
12 6 (3.11%) Python
13 4 (2.07%) CFML
14 3 (1.55%) TypeScript
14 3 (1.55%) VBScript
15 2 (1.04%) PL/SQL
15 2 (1.04%) XPath
16 1 (0.52%) Ruby
16 1 (0.52%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 61 (31.61%) Degree
2 1 (0.52%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.52%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.52%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.15%) QA
2 6 (3.11%) GAMP
System Software
1 1 (0.52%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (1.04%) StatsD
1 2 (1.04%) Graphite
2 1 (0.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 80 (41.45%) Microsoft
2 23 (11.92%) Telerik
3 22 (11.40%) Oracle
4 18 (9.33%) DevExpress
5 4 (2.07%) Adobe
5 4 (2.07%) Teradata
5 4 (2.07%) Infragistics
6 3 (1.55%) Twitter
7 2 (1.04%) Lotus
7 2 (1.04%) Sage
7 2 (1.04%) Zend
8 1 (0.52%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.52%) GigaSpaces
8 1 (0.52%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.52%) IBM
8 1 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.52%) Red Hat
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Posted: 1 hour ago
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