Period
to 10 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Software Developer was £62,250 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

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

Senior Software Developer
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 222 194 250
Rank change year-on-year -28 +56 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 31 66 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.51% 1.03% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 1.08% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 31 57 49
Berkshire median annual salary £62,250 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £47,500 £46,250 £42,375
90th Percentile £76,250 £66,250 £68,000
South East median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500

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 5,749 6,094 8,107
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.90% 95.53% 96.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4,585 4,899 6,354
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £73,750
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Senior Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Software Developer in Berkshire

Senior Software Developer
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Senior Software Developer in Berkshire

Senior Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer in Berkshire over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Software Developer in Berkshire

Senior 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 Senior Software Developer within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 10 December 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 0 15 £60,000 +14.29% 1
Wokingham -6 8 £57,500 -5.74%
Bracknell -6 6 £70,000 +29.03% 2
Newbury +10 1 £57,500 -
Windsor - 1 £70,000 - 2
Senior Software Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, Senior Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 23 (74.19%) SQL Server
2 21 (67.74%) JavaScript
3 20 (64.52%) C#
3 20 (64.52%) CSS
4 19 (61.29%) HTML
5 15 (48.39%) .NET
5 15 (48.39%) Software Engineering
6 13 (41.94%) SQL
7 12 (38.71%) ASP.NET
8 11 (35.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (35.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (35.48%) jQuery
9 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
10 9 (29.03%) Oracle
10 9 (29.03%) MVC
10 9 (29.03%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (29.03%) TypeScript
11 8 (25.81%) KnockoutJS
12 7 (22.58%) Unit Testing
12 7 (22.58%) NHibernate
12 7 (22.58%) Finance
13 6 (19.35%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (19.35%) Project Management
13 6 (19.35%) Scrum
13 6 (19.35%) SAP
13 6 (19.35%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (19.35%) Web Development
13 6 (19.35%) Retail
13 6 (19.35%) Performance Tuning

Senior Software 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 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.23%) IIS
2 1 (3.23%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.45%) SaaS
3 1 (3.23%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (3.23%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (3.23%) IaaS
3 1 (3.23%) npm
3 1 (3.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) Unified Communications
2 1 (3.23%) AMQP
2 1 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (74.19%) SQL Server
2 11 (35.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (35.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (19.35%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (19.35%) Relational Database
4 5 (16.13%) Big Data
4 5 (16.13%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (16.13%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 5 (16.13%) Crystal Reports
4 5 (16.13%) Lumira
4 5 (16.13%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (16.13%) SAP Data Services
4 5 (16.13%) Snowflake Schema
4 5 (16.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (6.45%) NoSQL
6 1 (3.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (3.23%) Cosmos DB
6 1 (3.23%) Hazelcast
6 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (9.68%) Git (software)
2 3 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.23%) Gatling
3 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.23%) JMeter
3 1 (3.23%) JUnit
3 1 (3.23%) Maven
3 1 (3.23%) SpecFlow
3 1 (3.23%) Subversion
3 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (3.23%) webpack
General
1 7 (22.58%) Finance
2 6 (19.35%) Retail
3 4 (12.90%) Manufacturing
4 3 (9.68%) Automotive
4 3 (9.68%) Legal
5 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
6 1 (3.23%) Electronics
6 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (64.52%) CSS
2 19 (61.29%) HTML
3 15 (48.39%) .NET
4 12 (38.71%) ASP.NET
5 11 (35.48%) jQuery
6 9 (29.03%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (25.81%) KnockoutJS
8 7 (22.58%) NHibernate
9 5 (16.13%) Web Services
9 5 (16.13%) XML
10 4 (12.90%) .NET Framework
11 3 (9.68%) Spring
12 2 (6.45%) AngularJS
12 2 (6.45%) Hibernate
12 2 (6.45%) J2EE
12 2 (6.45%) RESTful
13 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web API
13 1 (3.23%) Jinja
13 1 (3.23%) React
13 1 (3.23%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (9.68%) Life Science
3 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.45%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.23%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.23%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.23%) Internet of Things
4 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.23%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.23%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) Software Engineering
2 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (29.03%) MVC
4 7 (22.58%) Unit Testing
5 6 (19.35%) Analytics
5 6 (19.35%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (19.35%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (19.35%) Project Management
5 6 (19.35%) Scrum
5 6 (19.35%) Web Development
6 5 (16.13%) Business Analysis
6 5 (16.13%) Data Integration
6 5 (16.13%) Data Modelling
6 5 (16.13%) Data Visualisation
6 5 (16.13%) Mathematics
6 5 (16.13%) SDLC
6 5 (16.13%) Security Management
6 5 (16.13%) Thought Leadership
6 5 (16.13%) Visualisation
7 4 (12.90%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 21 (67.74%) JavaScript
2 20 (64.52%) C#
3 13 (41.94%) SQL
4 9 (29.03%) TypeScript
5 5 (16.13%) Java
5 5 (16.13%) PHP
5 5 (16.13%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.23%) Java 8
6 1 (3.23%) Python
6 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Degree
1 5 (16.13%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.23%) ISO 14001
2 1 (3.23%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Docker
1 2 (6.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Ansible
1 1 (3.23%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
2 9 (29.03%) Oracle
3 6 (19.35%) SAP
4 5 (16.13%) Tableau
5 1 (3.23%) Birst