Period
to 23 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Software Developer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 23 June 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
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 240 245 250
Rank change year-on-year +5 +5 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 31 27 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.46% 0.41% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.43% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 42 26 62
Berkshire median annual salary £65,000 £48,750 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -11.36% +4.76%
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £60,000 £62,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 6,520 6,340 9,042
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.19% 95.37% 96.08%
Number of salaries quoted 5,273 5,128 7,340
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,250 £28,125
90th Percentile £72,500 £74,750 £72,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 23 June 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 23 June 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 +26 11 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Newbury -15 11 £47,500 +5.56% 1
Windsor - 2 £47,500 -
Slough +4 1 £47,500 -15.56%
Bracknell -19 1 £50,000 +11.11%
Wokingham - 1 £62,500 - 1
Senior Software Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 18 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (54.84%) Java
2 17 (54.84%) JavaScript
3 16 (51.61%) C#
3 16 (51.61%) HTML
3 16 (51.61%) CSS
4 14 (45.16%) .NET
5 13 (41.94%) SQL
5 13 (41.94%) Scrum
6 12 (38.71%) Software Engineering
7 10 (32.26%) RESTful
7 10 (32.26%) MVC
7 10 (32.26%) High Availability
8 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
9 8 (25.81%) ASP.NET
9 8 (25.81%) Scala
9 8 (25.81%) Amazon AWS
9 8 (25.81%) HTML5
9 8 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (25.81%) Mentoring
10 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (22.58%) AngularJS
10 7 (22.58%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (22.58%) Spring
10 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
11 6 (19.35%) Hibernate
11 6 (19.35%) Telecoms
11 6 (19.35%) Web Services
11 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (19.35%) Apache Cassandra

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 5 (16.13%) OpenStack
2 2 (6.45%) CMS
3 1 (3.23%) Apache
3 1 (3.23%) Apache Spark
3 1 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.81%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (16.13%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 5 (16.13%) Amazon SQS
3 4 (12.90%) SaaS
4 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (6.45%) PaaS
5 1 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (3.23%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) AMQP
2 2 (6.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
2 6 (19.35%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (19.35%) NoSQL
3 5 (16.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 5 (16.13%) Amazon QuickSight
3 5 (16.13%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (16.13%) Hazelcast
3 5 (16.13%) MySQL
3 5 (16.13%) Pentaho
3 5 (16.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (6.45%) Big Data
5 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.23%) HBase
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Jenkins
2 5 (16.13%) Cucumber
2 5 (16.13%) Gatling
2 5 (16.13%) JMeter
2 5 (16.13%) JUnit
2 5 (16.13%) SpecFlow
3 4 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (9.68%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.23%) Ant
5 1 (3.23%) Maven
5 1 (3.23%) MSTest
5 1 (3.23%) NUnit
General
1 6 (19.35%) Telecoms
2 5 (16.13%) Electronics
2 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 5 (16.13%) Manufacturing
2 5 (16.13%) Marketing
3 1 (3.23%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (51.61%) CSS
1 16 (51.61%) HTML
2 14 (45.16%) .NET
3 10 (32.26%) RESTful
4 8 (25.81%) ASP.NET
4 8 (25.81%) HTML5
5 7 (22.58%) AngularJS
5 7 (22.58%) Spring
6 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (19.35%) Hibernate
6 6 (19.35%) JPA
6 6 (19.35%) jQuery
6 6 (19.35%) RabbitMQ
6 6 (19.35%) Web Services
7 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 5 (16.13%) CSS3
7 5 (16.13%) Gherkin
7 5 (16.13%) J2EE
7 5 (16.13%) Middleware
8 4 (12.90%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (19.35%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (12.90%) User Experience
4 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.45%) Public Cloud
5 1 (3.23%) Internet of Things
5 1 (3.23%) RIA
5 1 (3.23%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Android
1 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
1 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (41.94%) Scrum
3 12 (38.71%) Software Engineering
4 10 (32.26%) High Availability
4 10 (32.26%) MVC
5 8 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (25.81%) Mentoring
6 7 (22.58%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (19.35%) Microservices
7 6 (19.35%) Multithreading
8 5 (16.13%) BDD
8 5 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (16.13%) Digital Marketing
8 5 (16.13%) Load Testing
8 5 (16.13%) Product Management
8 5 (16.13%) Programme Management
8 5 (16.13%) Service Design
8 5 (16.13%) TDD
8 5 (16.13%) Web Development
8 5 (16.13%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 17 (54.84%) Java
1 17 (54.84%) JavaScript
2 16 (51.61%) C#
3 13 (41.94%) SQL
4 8 (25.81%) Scala
5 6 (19.35%) Java 8
6 3 (9.68%) Python
7 1 (3.23%) Apex Code
7 1 (3.23%) Apple Swift
7 1 (3.23%) C
7 1 (3.23%) Go
7 1 (3.23%) Objective-C
7 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.23%) R
7 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.23%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Degree
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) Ansible
1 5 (16.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.13%) Birst
2 5 (16.13%) Oracle
2 5 (16.13%) SAP
3 1 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.23%) Xamarin