Period
to 16 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 47 70
Rank change year-on-year -8 +23 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 292 335 308
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 4.58% 5.46% 3.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.80% 5.71% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 265 316 287
Berkshire median annual salary £60,000 £56,250 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.27% +2.33%
10th Percentile £43,814 £42,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
South East median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94% +3.00%

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 6,084 5,866 8,319
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.51% 95.63% 96.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4,943 4,719 6,603
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £73,750 £73,750
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.92%

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 16 October 2018.

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 16 October 2018. 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 +32 123 £60,000 +20.00% 30
Bracknell -7 56 £60,000 +4.35% 13
Newbury -14 30 £57,500 +27.78% 1
Maidenhead -29 28 £60,000 +9.09% 6
Ascot +2 9 £47,500 - 1
Wokingham -12 9 £57,500 -5.74% 1
Windsor -15 8 £50,000 -16.67% 2
Slough -22 7 £62,500 - 4
Senior Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, Senior 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 Senior Developer in the job title.

1 185 (63.36%) JavaScript
2 131 (44.86%) Agile Software Development
3 127 (43.49%) HTML
4 123 (42.12%) CSS
5 107 (36.64%) .NET
6 106 (36.30%) Java
7 89 (30.48%) SQL Server
8 88 (30.14%) C#
9 83 (28.42%) AngularJS
10 82 (28.08%) jQuery
11 75 (25.68%) Degree
12 70 (23.97%) SQL
13 69 (23.63%) ASP.NET
13 69 (23.63%) TDD
14 67 (22.95%) Git (software)
15 61 (20.89%) Mentoring
15 61 (20.89%) Front End Development
16 58 (19.86%) Microsoft
17 54 (18.49%) Computer Science
18 51 (17.47%) Scrum
18 51 (17.47%) MVC
19 50 (17.12%) Mathematics
19 50 (17.12%) Spring
19 50 (17.12%) Microservices
20 49 (16.78%) Software Engineering
21 47 (16.10%) OO
21 47 (16.10%) HTML5
22 46 (15.75%) BDD
22 46 (15.75%) React
23 42 (14.38%) REST

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 16 (5.48%) Tomcat
2 10 (3.42%) IIS
3 9 (3.08%) Apache
3 9 (3.08%) Umbraco
4 8 (2.74%) CMS
4 8 (2.74%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (2.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (1.37%) Apache Spark
6 4 (1.37%) OpenStack
6 4 (1.37%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (1.37%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.37%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.03%) Apache Pig
7 3 (1.03%) Confluence
7 3 (1.03%) JBoss
7 3 (1.03%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.68%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.68%) Drupal
8 2 (0.68%) Kentico
8 2 (0.68%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (1.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.37%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (1.37%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 7 (2.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.37%) Scribe Insight
3 2 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.34%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 27 (9.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (8.90%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (3.42%) GitHub
4 6 (2.05%) Dynamics 365
5 5 (1.71%) npm
5 5 (1.71%) PaaS
5 5 (1.71%) SaaS
6 4 (1.37%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 4 (1.37%) Amazon SQS
6 4 (1.37%) Office 365
6 4 (1.37%) Scribe Online
6 4 (1.37%) Serverless
7 3 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (1.03%) Amazon EMR
7 3 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.34%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.34%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.40%) Internet
2 4 (1.37%) AMQP
2 4 (1.37%) HTTP
3 1 (0.34%) DNS
3 1 (0.34%) Network Security
3 1 (0.34%) SSL
3 1 (0.34%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (30.48%) SQL Server
2 34 (11.64%) NoSQL
3 33 (11.30%) MySQL
4 24 (8.22%) Relational Database
5 20 (6.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (6.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 19 (6.51%) PostgreSQL
7 18 (6.16%) Data Warehouse
8 17 (5.82%) Big Data
8 17 (5.82%) MongoDB
9 15 (5.14%) RDBMS
10 13 (4.45%) Apache Cassandra
11 12 (4.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 9 (3.08%) CouchDB
13 8 (2.74%) Power BI
14 7 (2.40%) HBase
15 6 (2.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 5 (1.71%) Hadoop
16 5 (1.71%) Lumira
16 5 (1.71%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 67 (22.95%) Git (software)
2 32 (10.96%) Jenkins
3 19 (6.51%) Subversion
4 18 (6.16%) Eclipse
4 18 (6.16%) Maven
5 16 (5.48%) JIRA
6 15 (5.14%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (3.08%) Visual Studio
8 8 (2.74%) git-flow
8 8 (2.74%) JUnit
9 5 (1.71%) Babel
9 5 (1.71%) gulp
9 5 (1.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 5 (1.71%) webpack
10 4 (1.37%) Cucumber
10 4 (1.37%) Gatling
10 4 (1.37%) Mockito
10 4 (1.37%) RSpec
10 4 (1.37%) Sublime Text
10 4 (1.37%) TextMate
General
1 34 (11.64%) Finance
2 14 (4.79%) Manufacturing
2 14 (4.79%) Telecoms
3 12 (4.11%) Marketing
4 11 (3.77%) Electronics
5 10 (3.42%) Automotive
5 10 (3.42%) Retail
6 7 (2.40%) Banking
7 4 (1.37%) Back Office
8 3 (1.03%) Advertising
9 1 (0.34%) Arabic Language
9 1 (0.34%) Billing
9 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.34%) Games
9 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (43.49%) HTML
2 123 (42.12%) CSS
3 107 (36.64%) .NET
4 83 (28.42%) AngularJS
5 82 (28.08%) jQuery
6 69 (23.63%) ASP.NET
7 50 (17.12%) Spring
8 47 (16.10%) HTML5
9 46 (15.75%) React
10 42 (14.38%) REST
11 38 (13.01%) Node.js
12 34 (11.64%) Web Services
13 29 (9.93%) Ajax
13 29 (9.93%) ASP.NET MVC
14 27 (9.25%) CSS3
15 24 (8.22%) ASP.NET Web API
16 22 (7.53%) .NET Framework
16 22 (7.53%) Sass
17 20 (6.85%) JSON
18 18 (6.16%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 54 (18.49%) Computer Science
2 30 (10.27%) Greenfield Project
3 24 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (6.51%) User Experience
5 17 (5.82%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (2.74%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.37%) Fintech
7 4 (1.37%) Internet of Things
7 4 (1.37%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.03%) Life Science
8 3 (1.03%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (1.03%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.03%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.34%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.34%) Robotics
9 1 (0.34%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.34%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 28 (9.59%) Linux
2 20 (6.85%) Unix
2 20 (6.85%) Windows
3 14 (4.79%) Apple iOS
4 7 (2.40%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.71%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (44.86%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (23.63%) TDD
3 61 (20.89%) Front End Development
3 61 (20.89%) Mentoring
4 51 (17.47%) MVC
4 51 (17.47%) Scrum
5 50 (17.12%) Mathematics
5 50 (17.12%) Microservices
6 49 (16.78%) Software Engineering
7 47 (16.10%) OO
8 46 (15.75%) BDD
9 41 (14.04%) Unit Testing
10 35 (11.99%) Continuous Integration
11 33 (11.30%) Problem-Solving
12 32 (10.96%) Web Development
13 31 (10.62%) SDLC
14 26 (8.90%) Business Intelligence
15 23 (7.88%) Analytics
15 23 (7.88%) E-Commerce
15 23 (7.88%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 185 (63.36%) JavaScript
2 106 (36.30%) Java
3 88 (30.14%) C#
4 70 (23.97%) SQL
5 36 (12.33%) PHP
6 33 (11.30%) Java 8
7 22 (7.53%) Python
8 19 (6.51%) TypeScript
9 15 (5.14%) VB.NET
10 13 (4.45%) T-SQL
11 9 (3.08%) Go
12 7 (2.40%) Cython
12 7 (2.40%) Java 9
12 7 (2.40%) Scala
13 6 (2.05%) C
13 6 (2.05%) Ruby
14 5 (1.71%) Shell Script
15 4 (1.37%) C++
15 4 (1.37%) PowerShell
16 3 (1.03%) R
Qualifications
1 75 (25.68%) Degree
2 21 (7.19%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (2.40%) Numerate Degree
4 5 (1.71%) Master's Degree
5 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.82%) QA
2 6 (2.05%) WAI
3 5 (1.71%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.68%) ISO 14001
4 2 (0.68%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.68%) PSD2
5 1 (0.34%) GDPR
5 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (4.11%) Docker
2 7 (2.40%) HDFS
3 4 (1.37%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.03%) Apache Flume
4 3 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 9 (3.08%) Ansible
2 5 (1.71%) Kubernetes
3 4 (1.37%) Terraform
4 3 (1.03%) Kibana
4 3 (1.03%) Oozie
4 3 (1.03%) Rundeck
5 1 (0.34%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 58 (19.86%) Microsoft
2 28 (9.59%) Oracle
3 15 (5.14%) SAP
4 12 (4.11%) Tableau
5 8 (2.74%) Cadence
6 6 (2.05%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.37%) Birst
7 4 (1.37%) Citrix
7 4 (1.37%) VMware
8 3 (1.03%) Cloudera
8 3 (1.03%) Hortonworks
8 3 (1.03%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.34%) Adobe
9 1 (0.34%) Sybase
9 1 (0.34%) Telerik