Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Software Developer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 197 244 261
Rank change year-on-year +47 +17 +44
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 61 56 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.96% 0.65% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 0.68% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 53 53 67
Berkshire median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -4.55%
10th Percentile £45,250 £42,750 £43,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £62,500
South East median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +10.53%

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 6070 8285 10645
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.55% 95.65% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4859 6492 8466
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 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 24 November 2017.

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 24 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
Wokingham +13 31 £61,000 +6.09% 1
Reading +29 15 £52,500 -4.55% 3
Newbury -11 7 £45,000 +5.88%
Maidenhead - 6 £50,000 -
Bracknell +3 1 £47,500 -13.64% 2
Thatcham - 1 £40,000 -
Senior Software Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Senior Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 44 (72.13%) C#
2 42 (68.85%) JavaScript
3 41 (67.21%) .NET
4 40 (65.57%) ASP.NET
4 40 (65.57%) MVC
5 35 (57.38%) jQuery
6 33 (54.10%) SQL Server
7 32 (52.46%) ASP.NET MVC
8 31 (50.82%) Degree
8 31 (50.82%) Microsoft
9 29 (47.54%) HTML
10 28 (45.90%) Oracle
11 26 (42.62%) Enterprise Software
11 26 (42.62%) CSS
12 23 (37.70%) Unit Testing
12 23 (37.70%) Team Foundation Server
13 20 (32.79%) Microsoft Office
14 17 (27.87%) C++
15 16 (26.23%) TDD
15 16 (26.23%) HTML5
16 15 (24.59%) V-Model
17 13 (21.31%) TypeScript
17 13 (21.31%) Internet
17 13 (21.31%) Python
18 12 (19.67%) PostgreSQL
18 12 (19.67%) Software Engineering
18 12 (19.67%) Agile Software Development
19 11 (18.03%) Oracle Database 11g
19 11 (18.03%) RIA
19 11 (18.03%) Product Management

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 (8.20%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.64%) CMS
2 1 (1.64%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 20 (32.79%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.64%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 13 (21.31%) Internet
2 7 (11.48%) Firewall
3 1 (1.64%) HTTP
3 1 (1.64%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (54.10%) SQL Server
2 12 (19.67%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (18.03%) Oracle Database
3 11 (18.03%) Oracle Database 10g
3 11 (18.03%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (8.20%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (8.20%) HBase
5 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.64%) Big Data
6 1 (1.64%) DocumentDB
6 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 23 (37.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (9.84%) Jenkins
3 5 (8.20%) Ant
3 5 (8.20%) Maven
4 2 (3.28%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.64%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.64%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.64%) MSTest
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (3.28%) Finance
2 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.64%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (67.21%) .NET
2 40 (65.57%) ASP.NET
3 35 (57.38%) jQuery
4 32 (52.46%) ASP.NET MVC
5 29 (47.54%) HTML
6 26 (42.62%) CSS
7 16 (26.23%) HTML5
8 10 (16.39%) AngularJS
9 7 (11.48%) Django
9 7 (11.48%) Node.js
9 7 (11.48%) Web Services
10 6 (9.84%) .NET Framework
10 6 (9.84%) NHibernate
11 5 (8.20%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (8.20%) Hibernate
11 5 (8.20%) RabbitMQ
12 4 (6.56%) React
12 4 (6.56%) REST
13 3 (4.92%) CSS3
13 3 (4.92%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (42.62%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (18.03%) RIA
3 4 (6.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.64%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.64%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.64%) Social Media
4 1 (1.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.48%) Linux
2 6 (9.84%) Windows
3 2 (3.28%) Android
3 2 (3.28%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (65.57%) MVC
2 23 (37.70%) Unit Testing
3 16 (26.23%) TDD
4 15 (24.59%) V-Model
5 12 (19.67%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (19.67%) Software Engineering
6 11 (18.03%) Product Management
6 11 (18.03%) Validation
6 11 (18.03%) Waterfall
7 8 (13.11%) Mentoring
7 8 (13.11%) Web Development
8 7 (11.48%) Cybersecurity
8 7 (11.48%) Database Optimisation
9 6 (9.84%) API Design
10 5 (8.20%) Machine Learning
11 4 (6.56%) Front End Development
11 4 (6.56%) SOLID
12 2 (3.28%) Continuous Delivery
12 2 (3.28%) Low Latency
12 2 (3.28%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 44 (72.13%) C#
2 42 (68.85%) JavaScript
3 17 (27.87%) C++
4 13 (21.31%) Python
4 13 (21.31%) TypeScript
5 8 (13.11%) SQL
6 6 (9.84%) Java
7 5 (8.20%) Scala
8 2 (3.28%) ES6
8 2 (3.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (50.82%) Degree
2 4 (6.56%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.84%) GAMP
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 31 (50.82%) Microsoft
2 28 (45.90%) Oracle
3 1 (1.64%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.64%) Xamarin