Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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

Senior Developer
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 67 50
Rank change year-on-year +30 -17 +67
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 379 318 529
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 5.96% 3.66% 4.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.24% 3.83% 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 383 281 482
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £65,000
South East median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%

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 6078 8309 10573
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.54% 95.64% 96.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4868 6513 8406
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +3.09% +7.78%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,750 £26,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £73,750 £71,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in Berkshire

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Senior Developer in Berkshire

Senior Developer
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Developer in Berkshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Developer in Berkshire

Senior 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 Senior Developer within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 +11 95 £51,500 -6.36% 10
Newbury +17 69 £45,000 -5.26%
Bracknell +35 49 £57,500 +2.68% 4
Ascot - 43 £47,500 - 2
Wokingham +12 35 £61,000 +6.09% 3
Slough +22 29 £57,500 - 1
Maidenhead +3 20 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Windsor - 5 £60,000 -
Hungerford - 3 £40,000 -
Thatcham 0 1 £40,000 -5.88%
Senior Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Senior 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 Senior Developer in the job title.

1 198 (52.24%) JavaScript
2 187 (49.34%) Agile Software Development
3 168 (44.33%) HTML
4 160 (42.22%) CSS
5 147 (38.79%) Java
6 129 (34.04%) .NET
7 124 (32.72%) TDD
8 115 (30.34%) SQL Server
9 113 (29.82%) MVC
10 109 (28.76%) C#
10 109 (28.76%) ASP.NET
11 107 (28.23%) SQL
12 89 (23.48%) Git (software)
13 87 (22.96%) Degree
14 85 (22.43%) jQuery
15 84 (22.16%) Continuous Integration
15 84 (22.16%) Web Services
16 83 (21.90%) Enterprise Software
17 79 (20.84%) Spring
18 76 (20.05%) MySQL
19 69 (18.21%) RESTful
19 69 (18.21%) Amazon AWS
20 68 (17.94%) ASP.NET MVC
21 66 (17.41%) Mentoring
22 64 (16.89%) Microsoft
23 61 (16.09%) OO
23 61 (16.09%) AngularJS
24 60 (15.83%) NoSQL
25 59 (15.57%) PHP
26 58 (15.30%) Unit Testing

Senior 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 27 (7.12%) CMS
2 16 (4.22%) Tomcat
3 11 (2.90%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (2.37%) IIS
4 9 (2.37%) WebLogic
5 8 (2.11%) Apache
6 7 (1.85%) Confluence
6 7 (1.85%) Jetty
6 7 (1.85%) OpenStack
7 5 (1.32%) Apache Solr
8 4 (1.06%) nginx
8 4 (1.06%) WordPress
9 3 (0.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (0.79%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.53%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.53%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.26%) JBoss
11 1 (0.26%) NServiceBus
11 1 (0.26%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 20 (5.28%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (1.85%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.06%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 3 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.53%) Magento
5 1 (0.26%) nopCommerce
5 1 (0.26%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 69 (18.21%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (9.50%) Amazon SQS
3 20 (5.28%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.32%) Force.com
4 5 (1.32%) SaaS
5 2 (0.53%) npm
6 1 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.26%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.26%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 1 (0.26%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 36 (9.50%) AMQP
2 29 (7.65%) Internet
3 7 (1.85%) Firewall
3 7 (1.85%) HTTP
4 4 (1.06%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (1.06%) ZigBee
5 1 (0.26%) SMTP
5 1 (0.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (30.34%) SQL Server
2 76 (20.05%) MySQL
3 60 (15.83%) NoSQL
4 41 (10.82%) Apache Cassandra
5 32 (8.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 19 (5.01%) HBase
7 16 (4.22%) PostgreSQL
7 16 (4.22%) SQL Server 2008
8 14 (3.69%) Oracle Database
9 13 (3.43%) Oracle Database 10g
9 13 (3.43%) Oracle Database 11g
10 12 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
11 10 (2.64%) MongoDB
11 10 (2.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (2.11%) Relational Database
13 7 (1.85%) Big Data
14 5 (1.32%) Redis
15 4 (1.06%) Neo4j
15 4 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 4 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 89 (23.48%) Git (software)
2 52 (13.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 40 (10.55%) Jenkins
4 37 (9.76%) JUnit
5 23 (6.07%) JIRA
6 21 (5.54%) RSpec
6 21 (5.54%) Sublime Text
6 21 (5.54%) TextMate
7 20 (5.28%) Subversion
8 14 (3.69%) Maven
9 13 (3.43%) Visual Studio
10 6 (1.58%) gulp
11 5 (1.32%) Ant
12 4 (1.06%) Gradle
12 4 (1.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 3 (0.79%) Eclipse
13 3 (0.79%) IntelliJ
13 3 (0.79%) MSTest
13 3 (0.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 2 (0.53%) NetBeans
General
1 53 (13.98%) Finance
2 33 (8.71%) Telecoms
3 32 (8.44%) Marketing
4 30 (7.92%) Electronics
5 26 (6.86%) Manufacturing
6 23 (6.07%) Retail
7 7 (1.85%) Billing
8 4 (1.06%) Advertising
8 4 (1.06%) Games
9 1 (0.26%) Banking
9 1 (0.26%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (44.33%) HTML
2 160 (42.22%) CSS
3 129 (34.04%) .NET
4 109 (28.76%) ASP.NET
5 85 (22.43%) jQuery
6 84 (22.16%) Web Services
7 79 (20.84%) Spring
8 69 (18.21%) RESTful
9 68 (17.94%) ASP.NET MVC
10 61 (16.09%) AngularJS
11 49 (12.93%) REST
12 47 (12.40%) HTML5
12 47 (12.40%) RabbitMQ
13 45 (11.87%) .NET Framework
14 39 (10.29%) Node.js
15 30 (7.92%) Laravel
16 29 (7.65%) React
17 28 (7.39%) JSON
18 27 (7.12%) Ajax
19 26 (6.86%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 83 (21.90%) Enterprise Software
2 44 (11.61%) Computer Science
3 15 (3.96%) RIA
4 14 (3.69%) Greenfield Project
5 12 (3.17%) User Experience
6 9 (2.37%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
8 6 (1.58%) Algorithms
8 6 (1.58%) Fintech
9 4 (1.06%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.06%) Smart Home
10 2 (0.53%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.26%) Analytical Mindset
11 1 (0.26%) Chromecast
11 1 (0.26%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.26%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.26%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 39 (10.29%) Linux
2 31 (8.18%) Windows
3 9 (2.37%) Windows Server
4 6 (1.58%) Android
5 4 (1.06%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.79%) Unix
7 2 (0.53%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (49.34%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (32.72%) TDD
3 113 (29.82%) MVC
4 84 (22.16%) Continuous Integration
5 66 (17.41%) Mentoring
6 61 (16.09%) OO
7 58 (15.30%) Unit Testing
8 50 (13.19%) Scrum
9 39 (10.29%) Front End Development
9 39 (10.29%) High Availability
9 39 (10.29%) Web Development
10 37 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
10 37 (9.76%) E-Commerce
11 34 (8.97%) BDD
12 29 (7.65%) Digital Marketing
12 29 (7.65%) Software Engineering
13 28 (7.39%) Microservices
14 26 (6.86%) Mathematics
15 25 (6.60%) DevOps
15 25 (6.60%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 198 (52.24%) JavaScript
2 147 (38.79%) Java
3 109 (28.76%) C#
4 107 (28.23%) SQL
5 59 (15.57%) PHP
6 28 (7.39%) Python
7 27 (7.12%) Ruby
8 23 (6.07%) C++
8 23 (6.07%) T-SQL
9 19 (5.01%) TypeScript
10 12 (3.17%) Bash Shell
10 12 (3.17%) R
11 7 (1.85%) X++
12 6 (1.58%) Scala
13 5 (1.32%) C
14 4 (1.06%) Embedded C++
15 3 (0.79%) ES6
15 3 (0.79%) Objective-C
15 3 (0.79%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.53%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 87 (22.96%) Degree
2 16 (4.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.06%) Postgraduate
4 3 (0.79%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.26%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.64%) GAMP
2 7 (1.85%) QA
3 1 (0.26%) GCP
System Software
1 15 (3.96%) HDFS
2 7 (1.85%) Docker
3 4 (1.06%) Firmware
4 1 (0.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (2.11%) Ansible
2 7 (1.85%) Puppet
2 7 (1.85%) Terraform
3 3 (0.79%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.26%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 64 (16.89%) Microsoft
2 39 (10.29%) Oracle
3 26 (6.86%) SAP
4 8 (2.11%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (1.85%) Google
5 7 (1.85%) MicroStrategy
5 7 (1.85%) ServiceNow
6 6 (1.58%) Adobe
7 5 (1.32%) Capita
8 4 (1.06%) Zend
9 3 (0.79%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.26%) BEA
10 1 (0.26%) hybris
10 1 (0.26%) Jaspersoft
10 1 (0.26%) Pardot
10 1 (0.26%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
10 1 (0.26%) Xamarin