Period
to 3 August 2020

The median annual salary for a Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 3 August 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
3 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 670 1,552 1,720
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Berkshire 28.33% 26.59% 25.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 29.79% 27.88% 26.69%
Number of salaries quoted 655 1,508 1,666
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £37,500 £31,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £71,325 £67,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +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 2,249 5,566 6,445
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.10% 95.37% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1,783 4,546 5,179
Median annual salary £55,000 £51,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.84% +2.00% +3.09%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £72,500
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 proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Berkshire

Developer
Salary Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Developer in Berkshire.

Salary trend for Developer in Berkshire

Developer
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Developer in Berkshire over the 6 months to 3 August 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 3 August 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 0 246 £55,000 +10.00% 29
Bracknell 0 153 £55,000 -4.35% 13
Slough +1 70 £55,000 -4.35% 7
Newbury 0 44 £50,000 +11.11% 5
Wokingham 0 40 £65,000 +30.00% 6
Maidenhead -5 28 £60,000 +9.09% 4
Ascot 0 9 £65,000 +30.00%
Windsor +1 4 £56,250 +7.14% 1
Hungerford 0 4 £57,500 -4.17%
Thatcham +1 2 £32,500 -18.75%
Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 351 (52.39%) JavaScript
2 260 (38.81%) HTML
3 232 (34.63%) CSS
4 225 (33.58%) C#
5 205 (30.60%) Agile Software Development
6 198 (29.55%) .NET
7 176 (26.27%) React
8 168 (25.07%) Java
9 160 (23.88%) SQL
10 135 (20.15%) AngularJS
11 133 (19.85%) SQL Server
12 129 (19.25%) Python
13 126 (18.81%) Software Engineering
14 99 (14.78%) Docker
15 94 (14.03%) Microservices
16 92 (13.73%) Microsoft
17 91 (13.58%) Web Services
18 90 (13.43%) Web Development
18 90 (13.43%) Front End Development
19 86 (12.84%) PHP
20 85 (12.69%) MySQL
20 85 (12.69%) Scrum
21 83 (12.39%) Azure
21 83 (12.39%) Mobile Development
22 82 (12.24%) React Native
22 82 (12.24%) AWS
23 80 (11.94%) HTML5
24 75 (11.19%) TDD
24 75 (11.19%) jQuery
24 75 (11.19%) Node.js

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 13 (1.94%) Umbraco
2 12 (1.79%) SharePoint
3 10 (1.49%) Apache
4 9 (1.34%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (1.19%) Red Hat Fuse
6 7 (1.04%) Confluence
6 7 (1.04%) IIS
6 7 (1.04%) Tomcat
7 6 (0.90%) Apache Spark
7 6 (0.90%) CMS
8 4 (0.60%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.45%) IBM Domino
9 3 (0.45%) Pachyderm
10 2 (0.30%) Apache Pulsar
10 2 (0.30%) Oracle Spatial
10 2 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.30%) WordPress
11 1 (0.15%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.15%) Tornado
Applications
1 3 (0.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.15%) Adobe XD
2 1 (0.15%) InVision
2 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.15%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 14 (2.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.19%) Magento
3 4 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.45%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.30%) Summit
6 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 83 (12.39%) Azure
2 82 (12.24%) AWS
3 53 (7.91%) SaaS
4 17 (2.54%) Dynamics 365
5 16 (2.39%) Serverless
6 12 (1.79%) Power Platform
7 11 (1.64%) AWS Lambda
8 9 (1.34%) Amazon EC2
8 9 (1.34%) GitHub
9 8 (1.19%) PaaS
10 6 (0.90%) npm
11 5 (0.75%) Amazon S3
11 5 (0.75%) Amazon SQS
12 4 (0.60%) Amazon Kinesis
12 4 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
12 4 (0.60%) Google Play
12 4 (0.60%) Office 365
12 4 (0.60%) OneDrive
12 4 (0.60%) PowerApps
12 4 (0.60%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 6 (0.90%) FTP
2 4 (0.60%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.45%) Skype
4 1 (0.15%) HTTP
4 1 (0.15%) Internet
4 1 (0.15%) SSH
4 1 (0.15%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (19.85%) SQL Server
2 85 (12.69%) MySQL
3 27 (4.03%) PostgreSQL
4 25 (3.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 25 (3.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 23 (3.43%) NoSQL
6 19 (2.84%) Relational Database
7 16 (2.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 13 (1.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 11 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (1.34%) MongoDB
11 8 (1.19%) Big Data
11 8 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (1.19%) Power BI
12 7 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (0.90%) DB2
13 6 (0.90%) Hadoop
13 6 (0.90%) Oracle Database
14 5 (0.75%) Amazon Aurora
14 5 (0.75%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 60 (8.96%) Git (software)
2 58 (8.66%) JIRA
3 43 (6.42%) Bitbucket
4 41 (6.12%) Xcode
5 38 (5.67%) Jenkins
6 29 (4.33%) Visual Studio
7 27 (4.03%) Selenium
8 24 (3.58%) Android Studio
9 17 (2.54%) gulp
9 17 (2.54%) Maven
10 13 (1.94%) JUnit
11 12 (1.79%) Subversion
11 12 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
12 11 (1.64%) Grunt
13 10 (1.49%) Mockito
14 9 (1.34%) DbUnit
14 9 (1.34%) jMock
15 8 (1.19%) SonarQube
16 5 (0.75%) Cucumber
16 5 (0.75%) SpecFlow
General
1 38 (5.67%) Finance
2 16 (2.39%) Retail
3 13 (1.94%) Banking
4 9 (1.34%) Marketing
5 6 (0.90%) Games
5 6 (0.90%) Publishing
6 5 (0.75%) Public Sector
6 5 (0.75%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.45%) Law
7 3 (0.45%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.45%) Military
8 2 (0.30%) Local Government
8 2 (0.30%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.15%) Advertising
9 1 (0.15%) Automotive
9 1 (0.15%) Electronics
9 1 (0.15%) Norwegian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 260 (38.81%) HTML
2 232 (34.63%) CSS
3 198 (29.55%) .NET
4 176 (26.27%) React
5 135 (20.15%) AngularJS
6 91 (13.58%) Web Services
7 82 (12.24%) React Native
8 80 (11.94%) HTML5
9 75 (11.19%) jQuery
9 75 (11.19%) Node.js
10 69 (10.30%) RESTful
11 64 (9.55%) ASP.NET
11 64 (9.55%) Spring
12 56 (8.36%) .NET Core
13 51 (7.61%) REST
14 50 (7.46%) Redux
15 49 (7.31%) Vue.js
16 45 (6.72%) ASP.NET Web API
17 39 (5.82%) CSS3
18 35 (5.22%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 68 (10.15%) Greenfield Project
2 48 (7.16%) Mobile App
3 44 (6.57%) User Experience
4 20 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (1.49%) NHS
7 8 (1.19%) Self-Motivation
7 8 (1.19%) Virtual Team
7 8 (1.19%) W3C
8 7 (1.04%) PKI
9 6 (0.90%) Cyberattack
10 5 (0.75%) Data Structures
11 4 (0.60%) Life Science
12 3 (0.45%) Algorithms
12 3 (0.45%) BBC
12 3 (0.45%) Graphic Design
12 3 (0.45%) Public Cloud
12 3 (0.45%) Replication
13 2 (0.30%) Linux Command Line
13 2 (0.30%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 73 (10.90%) Android
2 68 (10.15%) Apple iOS
3 45 (6.72%) Linux
4 26 (3.88%) Windows
5 9 (1.34%) Unix
6 5 (0.75%) CentOS
7 4 (0.60%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.15%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 205 (30.60%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (18.81%) Software Engineering
3 94 (14.03%) Microservices
4 90 (13.43%) Front End Development
4 90 (13.43%) Web Development
5 85 (12.69%) Scrum
6 83 (12.39%) Mobile Development
7 75 (11.19%) Problem-Solving
7 75 (11.19%) TDD
8 73 (10.90%) MVC
9 67 (10.00%) Android Development
10 65 (9.70%) DevOps
11 64 (9.55%) OO
12 62 (9.25%) iOS Development
13 53 (7.91%) Test Automation
14 51 (7.61%) OOP
15 44 (6.57%) Computer Science
16 42 (6.27%) Mentoring
17 36 (5.37%) Continuous Integration
17 36 (5.37%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 351 (52.39%) JavaScript
2 225 (33.58%) C#
3 168 (25.07%) Java
4 160 (23.88%) SQL
5 129 (19.25%) Python
6 86 (12.84%) PHP
7 49 (7.31%) TypeScript
8 40 (5.97%) Apple Swift
8 40 (5.97%) Objective-C
9 37 (5.52%) C++
10 29 (4.33%) T-SQL
11 24 (3.58%) C
11 24 (3.58%) VB.NET
12 19 (2.84%) Java 8
13 14 (2.09%) PL/SQL
14 8 (1.19%) Ruby
15 7 (1.04%) Perl
16 6 (0.90%) ES6
17 5 (0.75%) Go
17 5 (0.75%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 61 (9.10%) Degree
2 41 (6.12%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (1.34%) MCITP
5 6 (0.90%) Security Cleared
6 4 (0.60%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.45%) MCPD
8 1 (0.15%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.15%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.15%) MCP
8 1 (0.15%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.15%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.24%) QA
2 7 (1.04%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.30%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.30%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.15%) HL7
4 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 99 (14.78%) Docker
2 8 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.04%) vSphere
4 4 (0.60%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.60%) LXC
5 1 (0.15%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 38 (5.67%) Kubernetes
2 9 (1.34%) Puppet
2 9 (1.34%) Terraform
3 7 (1.04%) Ansible
4 1 (0.15%) NetIQ Identity Manager
4 1 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.15%) Packer
4 1 (0.15%) Salt
Vendors
1 92 (13.73%) Microsoft
2 33 (4.93%) Oracle
3 26 (3.88%) Zend
4 13 (1.94%) Google
4 13 (1.94%) IBM
5 11 (1.64%) CheckPoint
6 8 (1.19%) VMware
7 7 (1.04%) BT
7 7 (1.04%) Xamarin
8 4 (0.60%) Cisco
8 4 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.45%) Atlassian
9 3 (0.45%) Lotus
9 3 (0.45%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.30%) Capita
11 1 (0.15%) Adobe
11 1 (0.15%) Informatica
11 1 (0.15%) Intel
11 1 (0.15%) NetIQ
11 1 (0.15%) Red Hat