Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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

Software Developer
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 94 118
Rank change year-on-year -4 +24 +44
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 181 259 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.87% 3.01% 2.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.01% 3.15% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 171 261 236
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.26% +18.75%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £58,750
South East median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -3.61% +3.75%

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 6015 8216 10616
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.51% 95.63% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4820 6441 8430
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +4.17% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,000 £26,500
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%

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in Berkshire

Software Developer
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Software Developer in Berkshire

Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Developer in Berkshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Developer in Berkshire

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 Software Developer within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 20 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
Reading +14 59 £45,000 +1.12% 4
Wokingham -1 32 £61,000 +16.19% 1
Newbury -28 32 £45,000 - 1
Slough +24 27 £45,000 +20.00% 5
Bracknell -8 8 £50,000 +21.95% 4
Maidenhead +16 7 £50,000 +17.65%
Thatcham - 1 £40,000 -
Windsor - 1 £37,500 - 1
Software Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 115 (63.54%) C#
2 106 (58.56%) JavaScript
3 91 (50.28%) .NET
4 83 (45.86%) HTML
5 81 (44.75%) Java
6 77 (42.54%) CSS
7 74 (40.88%) Degree
8 67 (37.02%) MVC
9 65 (35.91%) ASP.NET
10 64 (35.36%) SQL Server
11 58 (32.04%) Agile Software Development
12 53 (29.28%) jQuery
13 52 (28.73%) SQL
14 47 (25.97%) ASP.NET MVC
15 43 (23.76%) Microsoft
16 41 (22.65%) Python
16 41 (22.65%) C++
17 39 (21.55%) AngularJS
18 37 (20.44%) Oracle
19 32 (17.68%) Linux
20 29 (16.02%) HTML5
21 28 (15.47%) Enterprise Software
22 27 (14.92%) Computer Science
23 26 (14.36%) Unit Testing
24 25 (13.81%) Team Foundation Server
24 25 (13.81%) Scrum
25 23 (12.71%) Microsoft Azure
25 23 (12.71%) Computer Science Degree
26 22 (12.15%) Test Automation
26 22 (12.15%) TDD

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 9 (4.97%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (2.21%) JBoss
3 3 (1.66%) CMS
4 2 (1.10%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (1.10%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.55%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.55%) Confluence
5 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.55%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.55%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.55%) WebSphere
Applications
1 21 (11.60%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (12.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (9.94%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (5.52%) SaaS
4 5 (2.76%) Force.com
5 1 (0.55%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.55%) Boomi
5 1 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 20 (11.05%) Internet
2 5 (2.76%) 3G
2 5 (2.76%) 4G
2 5 (2.76%) LTE
3 3 (1.66%) Wireless
4 2 (1.10%) HTTP
4 2 (1.10%) ZigBee
4 2 (1.10%) Z-Wave
5 1 (0.55%) SMTP
5 1 (0.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (35.36%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.63%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (6.08%) Oracle Database
3 11 (6.08%) Oracle Database 10g
3 11 (6.08%) Oracle Database 11g
4 10 (5.52%) Big Data
4 10 (5.52%) Relational Database
5 8 (4.42%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (2.76%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (2.76%) Hadoop
6 5 (2.76%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.21%) HBase
7 4 (2.21%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.21%) MySQL
7 4 (2.21%) Neo4j
7 4 (2.21%) Pentaho
8 2 (1.10%) GIS
8 2 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 25 (13.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (8.29%) Jenkins
2 15 (8.29%) Selenium
3 14 (7.73%) Git (software)
4 12 (6.63%) Visual Studio
5 9 (4.97%) Maven
6 8 (4.42%) Ant
7 7 (3.87%) WebDriver
8 6 (3.31%) JIRA
8 6 (3.31%) Subversion
9 5 (2.76%) Android Studio
9 5 (2.76%) Eclipse
9 5 (2.76%) gulp
10 4 (2.21%) Cucumber
10 4 (2.21%) Talend Open Studio
11 3 (1.66%) Grunt
11 3 (1.66%) JMeter
11 3 (1.66%) MSTest
12 2 (1.10%) MSBuild
12 2 (1.10%) webpack
General
1 19 (10.50%) Finance
2 9 (4.97%) Marketing
3 8 (4.42%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.21%) Advertising
5 2 (1.10%) Banking
6 1 (0.55%) Automotive
6 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.55%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (50.28%) .NET
2 83 (45.86%) HTML
3 77 (42.54%) CSS
4 65 (35.91%) ASP.NET
5 53 (29.28%) jQuery
6 47 (25.97%) ASP.NET MVC
7 39 (21.55%) AngularJS
8 29 (16.02%) HTML5
9 19 (10.50%) Web Services
10 18 (9.94%) .NET Framework
10 18 (9.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 18 (9.94%) XML
11 17 (9.39%) Node.js
12 11 (6.08%) Ajax
12 11 (6.08%) RESTful
13 10 (5.52%) Hibernate
13 10 (5.52%) SOAP
14 9 (4.97%) CSS3
14 9 (4.97%) D3.js
14 9 (4.97%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 28 (15.47%) Enterprise Software
2 27 (14.92%) Computer Science
3 15 (8.29%) RIA
4 12 (6.63%) Mobile App
5 9 (4.97%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (4.97%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (2.21%) Social Media
7 3 (1.66%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.66%) Cloud Native
8 2 (1.10%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.10%) Fintech
8 2 (1.10%) User Experience
9 1 (0.55%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.55%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 32 (17.68%) Linux
2 16 (8.84%) Android
3 15 (8.29%) Windows
4 10 (5.52%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.76%) Embedded Linux
6 4 (2.21%) CentOS
6 4 (2.21%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.66%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.10%) Windows Phone
8 2 (1.10%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (37.02%) MVC
2 58 (32.04%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (14.36%) Unit Testing
4 25 (13.81%) Scrum
5 22 (12.15%) TDD
5 22 (12.15%) Test Automation
6 21 (11.60%) Mentoring
6 21 (11.60%) OO
7 18 (9.94%) SDLC
8 17 (9.39%) Waterfall
9 16 (8.84%) V-Model
10 15 (8.29%) BDD
10 15 (8.29%) Product Management
10 15 (8.29%) Web Development
11 13 (7.18%) Software Engineering
12 12 (6.63%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (6.63%) Microservices
12 12 (6.63%) OOP
13 11 (6.08%) Validation
14 9 (4.97%) API Design
Programming Languages
1 115 (63.54%) C#
2 106 (58.56%) JavaScript
3 81 (44.75%) Java
4 52 (28.73%) SQL
5 41 (22.65%) C++
5 41 (22.65%) Python
6 21 (11.60%) TypeScript
7 19 (10.50%) C
8 10 (5.52%) PHP
9 8 (4.42%) Perl
9 8 (4.42%) Scala
10 6 (3.31%) Go
11 5 (2.76%) Apex Code
12 4 (2.21%) Jython
12 4 (2.21%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.66%) Kotlin
13 3 (1.66%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.66%) Ruby
14 2 (1.10%) Embedded C++
14 2 (1.10%) ES6
Qualifications
1 74 (40.88%) Degree
2 23 (12.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.10%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.55%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.87%) GAMP
2 5 (2.76%) QA
3 2 (1.10%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (2.76%) Docker
2 3 (1.66%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (2.21%) Ansible
2 3 (1.66%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.55%) Puppet
3 1 (0.55%) rkt
Vendors
1 43 (23.76%) Microsoft
2 37 (20.44%) Oracle
3 9 (4.97%) Xamarin
4 5 (2.76%) Adobe
4 5 (2.76%) RedGate
5 4 (2.21%) Talend
6 3 (1.66%) Google
7 1 (0.55%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.55%) Capita
7 1 (0.55%) Dell
7 1 (0.55%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.55%) Sybase