The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Berkshire region that had Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 68 97 123
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 165 141 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.68% 2.77% 1.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.82% 2.89% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 160 114 100
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £56,750 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
4319 4880 5516
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 96.28% 95.99% 95.17%
Number of salaries quoted 3447 3754 3810
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region that featured Software Developer in the job title.

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 August 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -2 53 £48,750 +2.63% 2
Newbury +29 37 £42,500 -12.82% 6
Wokingham -2 32 £57,500 +4.54% 3
Bracknell -2 13 £41,000 -8.88% 2
Maidenhead -2 12 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Hungerford -4 5 £23,500 -41.25%
Software Developer
South East

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, Software Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 240 (76.92%) C#
2 222 (71.15%) .NET
3 167 (53.53%) SQL Server
4 152 (48.72%) JavaScript
5 147 (47.12%) HTML
6 144 (46.15%) SQL
7 135 (43.27%) ASP.NET
8 132 (42.31%) MVC
9 122 (39.10%) CSS
10 86 (27.56%) ASP.NET MVC
11 84 (26.92%) Java
12 79 (25.32%) Agile Software Development
13 75 (24.04%) Oracle
14 68 (21.79%) Degree
15 66 (21.15%) jQuery
16 63 (20.19%) Software Engineering
17 55 (17.63%) XML
18 54 (17.31%) Finance
19 52 (16.67%) C++
20 51 (16.35%) Microsoft
21 48 (15.38%) Windows
22 47 (15.06%) WPF
23 45 (14.42%) Computer Science
24 42 (13.46%) Scrum
25 41 (13.14%) Web Services
26 39 (12.50%) Unix
26 39 (12.50%) Unit Testing
27 38 (12.18%) PHP
28 37 (11.86%) Linux
28 37 (11.86%) Team Foundation Server

Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 25 (8.01%) JBoss
2 23 (7.37%) WebLogic
3 21 (6.73%) WebSphere
4 19 (6.09%) Tomcat
5 13 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (2.24%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (1.28%) IIS
8 2 (0.64%) Apache
Applications
1 23 (7.37%) MS Excel
2 14 (4.49%) MS Office
3 7 (2.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.64%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 19 (6.09%) SaaS
2 8 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.60%) Force.com
4 1 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.56%) Internet
2 2 (0.64%) CTI
2 2 (0.64%) IP Telephony
2 2 (0.64%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.32%) Extranet
3 1 (0.32%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 167 (53.53%) SQL Server
2 33 (10.58%) MySQL
3 25 (8.01%) Relational Database
4 22 (7.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (5.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (4.81%) MongoDB
6 15 (4.81%) Oracle Database
6 15 (4.81%) Oracle Database 10g
6 15 (4.81%) Oracle Database 11g
7 13 (4.17%) Big Data
7 13 (4.17%) NoSQL
7 13 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (2.56%) DTS
8 8 (2.56%) MS Access
9 6 (1.92%) GIS
10 5 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (1.28%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (0.96%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.64%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 37 (11.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 23 (7.37%) Visual Studio
3 19 (6.09%) Maven
4 18 (5.77%) Subversion
5 17 (5.45%) Eclipse
6 10 (3.21%) Git (software)
6 10 (3.21%) TeamCity
7 8 (2.56%) Ant
8 7 (2.24%) JIRA
9 6 (1.92%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (1.28%) Jenkins
10 4 (1.28%) PHPUnit
11 3 (0.96%) NUnit
12 2 (0.64%) Cucumber
12 2 (0.64%) Talend Open Studio
13 1 (0.32%) Moq
13 1 (0.32%) Selenium
13 1 (0.32%) SpecFlow
13 1 (0.32%) Toad
13 1 (0.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 54 (17.31%) Finance
2 29 (9.29%) Banking
3 20 (6.41%) Manufacturing
4 14 (4.49%) Retail
5 11 (3.53%) Automotive
6 10 (3.21%) Marketing
7 7 (2.24%) Financial Institution
7 7 (2.24%) Legal
8 2 (0.64%) Advertising
8 2 (0.64%) Back Office
8 2 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.64%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.32%) Games
9 1 (0.32%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 222 (71.15%) .NET
2 147 (47.12%) HTML
3 135 (43.27%) ASP.NET
4 122 (39.10%) CSS
5 86 (27.56%) ASP.NET MVC
6 66 (21.15%) jQuery
7 55 (17.63%) XML
8 47 (15.06%) WPF
9 41 (13.14%) Web Services
10 34 (10.90%) AngularJS
11 32 (10.26%) HTML5
11 32 (10.26%) WCF
12 30 (9.62%) Ajax
12 30 (9.62%) Hibernate
13 25 (8.01%) JSON
13 25 (8.01%) XSLT
14 20 (6.41%) .NET Framework
14 20 (6.41%) J2EE
15 19 (6.09%) jBPM
16 17 (5.45%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 45 (14.42%) Computer Science
2 26 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 22 (7.05%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (4.49%) Algorithms
5 11 (3.53%) Life Science
5 11 (3.53%) Visualisation
6 10 (3.21%) Mathematics
6 10 (3.21%) PMI
7 8 (2.56%) Cyber Attack
7 8 (2.56%) Physics
8 6 (1.92%) RIA
9 5 (1.60%) Driving Licence
10 3 (0.96%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (0.64%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.64%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.64%) IVR
11 2 (0.64%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.64%) Social Media
12 1 (0.32%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.32%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 48 (15.38%) Windows
2 39 (12.50%) Unix
3 37 (11.86%) Linux
4 25 (8.01%) Android
5 18 (5.77%) Apple iOS
6 10 (3.21%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.64%) CentOS
7 2 (0.64%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.64%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.32%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.32%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (42.31%) MVC
2 79 (25.32%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (20.19%) Software Engineering
4 42 (13.46%) Scrum
5 39 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 28 (8.97%) CRM
7 27 (8.65%) SDLC
8 26 (8.33%) OO
9 24 (7.69%) Web Development
10 17 (5.45%) Asset Management
10 17 (5.45%) Facilities Management
10 17 (5.45%) V-Model
11 15 (4.81%) TDD
12 14 (4.49%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (4.17%) Mentoring
13 13 (4.17%) Multithreading
14 11 (3.53%) OOD
14 11 (3.53%) Product Management
14 11 (3.53%) Web Application Development
15 10 (3.21%) UML
Programming Languages
1 240 (76.92%) C#
2 152 (48.72%) JavaScript
3 144 (46.15%) SQL
4 84 (26.92%) Java
5 52 (16.67%) C++
6 38 (12.18%) PHP
7 28 (8.97%) Python
8 24 (7.69%) VB.NET
9 23 (7.37%) VB
10 18 (5.77%) Perl
11 15 (4.81%) Bash Shell
12 12 (3.85%) Shell Script
12 12 (3.85%) T-SQL
13 9 (2.88%) COBOL
13 9 (2.88%) TypeScript
14 8 (2.56%) Tcl
14 8 (2.56%) VBA
15 6 (1.92%) PL/SQL
16 5 (1.60%) XAML
17 3 (0.96%) C
Qualifications
1 68 (21.79%) Degree
2 10 (3.21%) PhD
2 10 (3.21%) PMI Certification
3 8 (2.56%) DBS Check
4 4 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.28%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.28%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.32%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.45%) GAMP
2 4 (1.28%) QA
3 1 (0.32%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (0.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (1.60%) Ansible
1 5 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (1.60%) Puppet
2 2 (0.64%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (0.64%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 75 (24.04%) Oracle
2 51 (16.35%) Microsoft
3 21 (6.73%) Sybase
4 17 (5.45%) Xamarin
5 7 (2.24%) Zend
6 5 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (1.60%) SAP
7 4 (1.28%) Google
7 4 (1.28%) ServiceNow
8 2 (0.64%) Cisco
8 2 (0.64%) DevExpress
8 2 (0.64%) Sage
8 2 (0.64%) Talend
9 1 (0.32%) Capita
9 1 (0.32%) Syclo
9 1 (0.32%) Twitter
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Posted: 11 hours ago
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Salary: 10% Bonus, pension and more
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Pension, Private Medical + More
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Berkshire
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Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Wokingham
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Bracknell
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Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
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