Period
to 27 January 2020

The median annual salary for a Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 27 January 2020.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Developer
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
27 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 1,237 1,441 1,778
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 24.65% 25.72% 27.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 26.03% 27.10% 28.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1,110 1,369 1,709
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% +5.56%
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £66,250
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.38% +4.44% +5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 4,753 5,318 6,257
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.70% 94.93% 95.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3,729 4,295 5,102
Berkshire median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +10.53% -5.00%
10th Percentile £32,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £73,750
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Berkshire

Developer
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Developer in Berkshire.

Salary trend for Developer in Berkshire

Developer
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Berkshire over the 6 months to 27 January 2020.

Salary histogram for Developer in Berkshire

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 Developer within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 27 January 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -1 527 £56,500 +13.00% 76
Bracknell 0 204 £57,500 -4.17% 21
Slough +19 125 £52,500 -4.55% 24
Newbury +1 93 £45,000 - 31
Maidenhead +7 85 £45,000 -5.26% 17
Wokingham 0 68 £45,500 -24.17% 14
Ascot +1 26 £65,000 +52.94% 4
Hungerford -3 3 £60,000 +41.18%
Windsor -4 3 £47,500 -9.52% 2
Crowthorne - 3 - -
Thatcham - 2 £40,000 - 5
Developer
South East

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 2020, Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 547 (44.22%) JavaScript
2 455 (36.78%) C#
3 419 (33.87%) Java
4 409 (33.06%) HTML
5 400 (32.34%) .NET
6 368 (29.75%) SQL
7 361 (29.18%) Agile Software Development
8 357 (28.86%) CSS
9 244 (19.73%) AngularJS
10 195 (15.76%) ASP.NET
10 195 (15.76%) jQuery
11 190 (15.36%) SQL Server
12 182 (14.71%) Web Services
13 177 (14.31%) Software Engineering
14 170 (13.74%) Python
15 169 (13.66%) Spring
16 167 (13.50%) React
17 166 (13.42%) Git (software)
18 157 (12.69%) Degree
18 157 (12.69%) MVC
19 153 (12.37%) Azure
20 152 (12.29%) Front End Development
21 136 (10.99%) Microsoft
22 134 (10.83%) HTML5
23 127 (10.27%) Scrum
23 127 (10.27%) Microservices
24 126 (10.19%) Mentoring
25 124 (10.02%) Problem-Solving
26 122 (9.86%) Computer Science
27 121 (9.78%) Jenkins

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 69 (5.58%) Tomcat
2 26 (2.10%) Confluence
3 25 (2.02%) CMS
4 23 (1.86%) WebSphere
5 20 (1.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 20 (1.62%) Sitecore CMS
6 19 (1.54%) WebSphere Application Server
7 17 (1.37%) Drupal
7 17 (1.37%) Oracle Workflow
8 15 (1.21%) CICS
8 15 (1.21%) JBoss
8 15 (1.21%) WebLogic
9 14 (1.13%) Elasticsearch
9 14 (1.13%) Umbraco
10 13 (1.05%) Apache Solr
11 11 (0.89%) Oracle Service Bus
11 11 (0.89%) SharePoint
11 11 (0.89%) WordPress
12 8 (0.65%) Apache
12 8 (0.65%) IIS
Applications
1 21 (1.70%) Adobe XD
2 9 (0.73%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (0.32%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.16%) InVision
6 1 (0.081%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.081%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.081%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 20 (1.62%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (0.97%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.40%) Magento
4 5 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.081%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.081%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.081%) Oracle BRM
Cloud Services
1 153 (12.37%) Azure
2 103 (8.33%) AWS
3 87 (7.03%) SaaS
4 29 (2.34%) GitHub
5 28 (2.26%) Power Platform
6 21 (1.70%) GCP
7 18 (1.46%) npm
8 15 (1.21%) PaaS
9 14 (1.13%) Amazon EC2
10 12 (0.97%) Amazon Cognito
11 10 (0.81%) Serverless
12 9 (0.73%) Google Analytics
13 7 (0.57%) Heroku
14 6 (0.49%) Dynamics 365
15 4 (0.32%) Microsoft Flow
15 4 (0.32%) OpenShift
16 3 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
16 3 (0.24%) Google Play
16 3 (0.24%) Google Tag Manager
17 2 (0.16%) Zapier
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.21%) TCP/IP
2 11 (0.89%) Internet
3 9 (0.73%) DNS
4 6 (0.49%) Broadband
4 6 (0.49%) HTTP
4 6 (0.49%) SSL
5 5 (0.40%) 5G
5 5 (0.40%) SSH
6 4 (0.32%) AMQP
7 3 (0.24%) FTP
7 3 (0.24%) Intranet
7 3 (0.24%) MQTT
8 2 (0.16%) DAB
8 2 (0.16%) DOCSIS
9 1 (0.081%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 190 (15.36%) SQL Server
2 98 (7.92%) MySQL
3 62 (5.01%) PostgreSQL
4 60 (4.85%) NoSQL
5 48 (3.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 43 (3.48%) DB2
7 42 (3.40%) MongoDB
8 32 (2.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 29 (2.34%) Relational Database
10 27 (2.18%) Data Warehouse
11 25 (2.02%) Power BI
12 18 (1.46%) Oracle ODI
13 16 (1.29%) Azure SQL Database
14 14 (1.13%) Star Schema
15 13 (1.05%) Big Data
15 13 (1.05%) Hadoop
16 11 (0.89%) Oracle Database
17 10 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
18 8 (0.65%) MS Access
18 8 (0.65%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 166 (13.42%) Git (software)
2 121 (9.78%) Jenkins
3 89 (7.19%) JIRA
4 49 (3.96%) Bitbucket
5 47 (3.80%) Xcode
6 46 (3.72%) Subversion
7 42 (3.40%) Selenium
8 38 (3.07%) Maven
9 37 (2.99%) Grunt
10 35 (2.83%) gulp
11 32 (2.59%) Eclipse
12 31 (2.51%) Visual Studio
13 30 (2.43%) Android Studio
14 22 (1.78%) JUnit
15 21 (1.70%) Jasmine
15 21 (1.70%) SoapUI
16 18 (1.46%) webpack
17 16 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
18 15 (1.21%) Cucumber
19 13 (1.05%) Mockito
General
1 95 (7.68%) Finance
2 48 (3.88%) Retail
3 35 (2.83%) Public Sector
4 28 (2.26%) Telecoms
5 23 (1.86%) Games
6 22 (1.78%) Marketing
7 19 (1.54%) Banking
8 16 (1.29%) Automotive
9 15 (1.21%) Electronics
10 12 (0.97%) Manufacturing
11 11 (0.89%) Retail Banking
12 7 (0.57%) Back Office
12 7 (0.57%) Publishing
13 5 (0.40%) Local Government
14 4 (0.32%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.32%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.16%) Advertising
15 2 (0.16%) Housing Association
16 1 (0.081%) Billing
16 1 (0.081%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 409 (33.06%) HTML
2 400 (32.34%) .NET
3 357 (28.86%) CSS
4 244 (19.73%) AngularJS
5 195 (15.76%) ASP.NET
5 195 (15.76%) jQuery
6 182 (14.71%) Web Services
7 169 (13.66%) Spring
8 167 (13.50%) React
9 134 (10.83%) HTML5
10 118 (9.54%) RESTful
11 114 (9.22%) REST
12 83 (6.71%) ASP.NET MVC
12 83 (6.71%) CSS3
13 81 (6.55%) Ajax
14 79 (6.39%) J2EE
15 76 (6.14%) Node.js
16 73 (5.90%) SOAP
17 71 (5.74%) .NET Core
18 67 (5.42%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 84 (6.79%) Greenfield Project
1 84 (6.79%) User Experience
2 64 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
3 58 (4.69%) Mobile App
4 35 (2.83%) Mainframe
5 33 (2.67%) Self-Motivation
6 28 (2.26%) Virtual Team
7 24 (1.94%) iPad
8 22 (1.78%) Public Cloud
9 19 (1.54%) IBM Mainframe
10 15 (1.21%) Robotics
11 14 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
12 13 (1.05%) Algorithms
13 11 (0.89%) PKI
13 11 (0.89%) Private Cloud
13 11 (0.89%) Social Media
14 9 (0.73%) W3C
15 8 (0.65%) NHS
16 7 (0.57%) N-Tier
16 7 (0.57%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 109 (8.81%) Apple iOS
2 99 (8.00%) Android
3 93 (7.52%) Linux
4 37 (2.99%) Unix
5 36 (2.91%) Windows
6 15 (1.21%) MVS
7 10 (0.81%) AIX
8 9 (0.73%) Mac OS
9 7 (0.57%) tvOS
10 1 (0.081%) Amazon Linux
10 1 (0.081%) CentOS
10 1 (0.081%) OpenVMS
10 1 (0.081%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 361 (29.18%) Agile Software Development
2 177 (14.31%) Software Engineering
3 157 (12.69%) MVC
4 152 (12.29%) Front End Development
5 127 (10.27%) Microservices
5 127 (10.27%) Scrum
6 126 (10.19%) Mentoring
7 124 (10.02%) Problem-Solving
8 122 (9.86%) Computer Science
9 118 (9.54%) TDD
10 108 (8.73%) Web Development
11 106 (8.57%) Mobile Development
12 104 (8.41%) OO
13 78 (6.31%) Business Intelligence
13 78 (6.31%) DevOps
14 69 (5.58%) Android Development
15 66 (5.34%) iOS Development
16 65 (5.25%) Unit Testing
17 63 (5.09%) Artificial Intelligence
18 62 (5.01%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 547 (44.22%) JavaScript
2 455 (36.78%) C#
3 419 (33.87%) Java
4 368 (29.75%) SQL
5 170 (13.74%) Python
6 96 (7.76%) PHP
7 77 (6.22%) T-SQL
8 76 (6.14%) C++
9 74 (5.98%) Java 8
10 65 (5.25%) TypeScript
11 59 (4.77%) Objective-C
12 54 (4.37%) PL/SQL
13 47 (3.80%) Apple Swift
14 42 (3.40%) VB.NET
15 39 (3.15%) ES6
16 38 (3.07%) C
17 31 (2.51%) Apex Code
18 26 (2.10%) Scala
19 17 (1.37%) PowerShell
20 16 (1.29%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 157 (12.69%) Degree
2 102 (8.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 23 (1.86%) Security Cleared
4 21 (1.70%) SC Cleared
5 10 (0.81%) Oracle Certification
6 4 (0.32%) AWS Certification
6 4 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.24%) DBS Check
7 3 (0.24%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.081%) CISA
8 1 (0.081%) CISM
8 1 (0.081%) CISSP
8 1 (0.081%) ISEB
8 1 (0.081%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.081%) MCITP
8 1 (0.081%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.081%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (4.12%) QA
2 14 (1.13%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.32%) WCAG
4 3 (0.24%) GDPR
4 3 (0.24%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.081%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.081%) PMO
System Software
1 76 (6.14%) Docker
2 11 (0.89%) vCloud
3 10 (0.81%) Job Entry Subsystem
4 4 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.32%) vSphere
5 3 (0.24%) Postfix
6 1 (0.081%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.081%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 50 (4.04%) Kubernetes
2 22 (1.78%) Puppet
3 13 (1.05%) Terraform
4 11 (0.89%) Docker Swarm
4 11 (0.89%) vCenter Server
5 10 (0.81%) Ansible
5 10 (0.81%) MIIS
6 2 (0.16%) Grafana
7 1 (0.081%) Kibana
7 1 (0.081%) logstash
7 1 (0.081%) OpenNebula
7 1 (0.081%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 136 (10.99%) Microsoft
2 101 (8.16%) Oracle
3 36 (2.91%) IBM
4 31 (2.51%) Salesforce.com
5 25 (2.02%) SAP
6 23 (1.86%) Sage
7 22 (1.78%) Sitecore
7 22 (1.78%) Xamarin
8 18 (1.46%) Google
9 16 (1.29%) hybris
10 15 (1.21%) VMware
11 13 (1.05%) AppDynamics
11 13 (1.05%) Atlassian
11 13 (1.05%) ServiceNow
12 10 (0.81%) HP
13 8 (0.65%) Apple
14 7 (0.57%) Adobe
15 6 (0.49%) Splunk
15 6 (0.49%) Tableau
16 5 (0.40%) MuleSoft