The median annual salary for a Senior Software Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Software Developer
South East / Berkshire
Rank 164 195 212
Rank change year-on-year +31 +17  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 13 22 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.39% 0.44% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.47% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 12 22 20
Median salary £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,800 £38,500 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +10.46%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3190 4685 5226
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 95.00% 94.65% 95.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2588 3823 3873
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Senior Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire that featured Senior Software Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 27 March 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell - 6 £45,000 -
Reading +28 3 £37,000 -32.72% 1
Slough - 2 £57,500 -
Newbury - 1 - -
Senior Software Developer
South East

Senior Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 22 (73.33%) SQL
1 22 (73.33%) C#
2 19 (63.33%) T-SQL
2 19 (63.33%) .NET
3 17 (56.67%) Retail
4 16 (53.33%) MVC
5 15 (50.00%) Ajax
5 15 (50.00%) HTML
6 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (40.00%) Scrum
7 12 (40.00%) NoSQL
8 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
9 10 (33.33%) Software Engineering
9 10 (33.33%) Finance
10 9 (30.00%) Degree
11 8 (26.67%) XML
11 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET
12 7 (23.33%) Unit Testing
12 7 (23.33%) Relational Database
13 6 (20.00%) SDLC
13 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
13 6 (20.00%) Oracle
14 5 (16.67%) OLAP
14 5 (16.67%) Snowflake Schema
14 5 (16.67%) Star Schema
14 5 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
14 5 (16.67%) NHS
14 5 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
14 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
14 5 (16.67%) Data Warehouse

Senior Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (40.00%) NoSQL
2 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
3 7 (23.33%) Relational Database
4 5 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (16.67%) DTS
4 5 (16.67%) OLAP
4 5 (16.67%) Oracle OLAP
4 5 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (16.67%) Power BI
4 5 (16.67%) Snowflake Schema
4 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (16.67%) Star Schema
5 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.33%) Maven
General
1 17 (56.67%) Retail
2 10 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (63.33%) .NET
2 15 (50.00%) Ajax
2 15 (50.00%) HTML
3 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET
3 8 (26.67%) XML
4 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (6.67%) CSS
5 2 (6.67%) jQuery
5 2 (6.67%) JSON
5 2 (6.67%) Spring
6 1 (3.33%) Apache Wicket
6 1 (3.33%) Hibernate
6 1 (3.33%) HTML5
6 1 (3.33%) J2EE
6 1 (3.33%) JDBC
6 1 (3.33%) SOAP
6 1 (3.33%) Struts
6 1 (3.33%) Web Services
6 1 (3.33%) WPF
6 1 (3.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) NHS
2 4 (13.33%) Computer Science
3 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (53.33%) MVC
2 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (40.00%) Scrum
4 10 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 7 (23.33%) Unit Testing
6 6 (20.00%) SDLC
7 5 (16.67%) Business Analysis
7 5 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (16.67%) Data Modelling
7 5 (16.67%) Security Management
8 4 (13.33%) System Testing
9 3 (10.00%) Code Coverage
9 3 (10.00%) Waterfall
10 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce
10 2 (6.67%) OO
11 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
11 1 (3.33%) Microservices
11 1 (3.33%) Multithreaded Programming
11 1 (3.33%) SOA
11 1 (3.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (73.33%) C#
1 22 (73.33%) SQL
2 19 (63.33%) T-SQL
3 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.00%) Java
5 2 (6.67%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 9 (30.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
Reading
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