Period
to 24 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Software Developer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 226 208 236
Rank change year-on-year -18 +28 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 36 50 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.56% 0.81% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.85% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 39 47 69
Berkshire median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £42,500 £43,250 £42,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £64,000 £63,600
South East median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -4.76%

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 6,176 5,912 8,448
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.60% 95.49% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 5,051 4,739 6,757
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 £28,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £73,000 £72,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%

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 September 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 24 September 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 +5 16 £52,500 -
Newbury +4 8 £51,250 +13.89%
Wokingham -14 6 £57,500 -5.74%
Bracknell -27 3 £65,000 +36.84%
Windsor - 2 £47,500 -
Senior Software Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 21 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 20 (55.56%) C#
2 20 (55.56%) CSS
3 19 (52.78%) HTML
3 19 (52.78%) JavaScript
3 19 (52.78%) SQL
4 18 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (47.22%) .NET
6 15 (41.67%) Software Engineering
7 13 (36.11%) MVC
8 11 (30.56%) Scrum
8 11 (30.56%) Java
8 11 (30.56%) Oracle
8 11 (30.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (27.78%) jQuery
9 10 (27.78%) ASP.NET
10 9 (25.00%) SAP
10 9 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 9 (25.00%) Finance
10 9 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (25.00%) Unit Testing
10 9 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (25.00%) Analytics
11 8 (22.22%) Degree
11 8 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (19.44%) Manufacturing
12 7 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (19.44%) Big Data
13 6 (16.67%) KnockoutJS

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 4 (11.11%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.78%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.78%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (11.11%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 4 (11.11%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (8.33%) SaaS
4 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (5.56%) PaaS
5 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) AMQP
2 1 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 11 (30.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (19.44%) Big Data
6 5 (13.89%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (13.89%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 5 (13.89%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (13.89%) Lumira
6 5 (13.89%) NoSQL
6 5 (13.89%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (13.89%) Relational Database
6 5 (13.89%) SAP Data Services
6 5 (13.89%) Snowflake Schema
6 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (11.11%) Amazon QuickSight
7 4 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (11.11%) Hazelcast
7 4 (11.11%) MySQL
7 4 (11.11%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 5 (13.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (11.11%) Cucumber
2 4 (11.11%) Gatling
2 4 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 4 (11.11%) JMeter
2 4 (11.11%) JUnit
2 4 (11.11%) SpecFlow
3 3 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (25.00%) Finance
2 7 (19.44%) Manufacturing
3 5 (13.89%) Retail
3 5 (13.89%) Telecoms
4 4 (11.11%) Automotive
4 4 (11.11%) Electronics
4 4 (11.11%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (55.56%) CSS
2 19 (52.78%) HTML
3 17 (47.22%) .NET
4 10 (27.78%) ASP.NET
4 10 (27.78%) jQuery
5 9 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (16.67%) Hibernate
6 6 (16.67%) HTML5
6 6 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
6 6 (16.67%) NHibernate
6 6 (16.67%) RESTful
6 6 (16.67%) Spring
7 5 (13.89%) AngularJS
7 5 (13.89%) JPA
7 5 (13.89%) Web Services
7 5 (13.89%) XML
8 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 4 (11.11%) CSS3
8 4 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
8 4 (11.11%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (8.33%) Life Science
3 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.56%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.78%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.78%) Internet of Things
4 1 (2.78%) Smart Meter
4 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (41.67%) Software Engineering
3 13 (36.11%) MVC
4 11 (30.56%) Scrum
5 9 (25.00%) Analytics
5 9 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 7 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (16.67%) High Availability
7 6 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (16.67%) Web Development
8 5 (13.89%) Business Analysis
8 5 (13.89%) Data Integration
8 5 (13.89%) Data Modelling
8 5 (13.89%) Data Visualisation
8 5 (13.89%) Multithreading
8 5 (13.89%) SDLC
8 5 (13.89%) Security Management
8 5 (13.89%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 20 (55.56%) C#
2 19 (52.78%) JavaScript
2 19 (52.78%) SQL
3 11 (30.56%) Java
4 6 (16.67%) TypeScript
5 5 (13.89%) Java 8
5 5 (13.89%) T-SQL
6 4 (11.11%) Scala
7 2 (5.56%) PHP
7 2 (5.56%) Python
8 1 (2.78%) Go
8 1 (2.78%) R
8 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (22.22%) Degree
2 5 (13.89%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.78%) ISO 14001
2 1 (2.78%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.78%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) Ansible
1 4 (11.11%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (30.56%) Oracle
2 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (25.00%) SAP
3 5 (13.89%) Tableau
4 4 (11.11%) Birst