Period
to 21 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 88 95
Rank change year-on-year -3 +7 +56
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 209 222 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.10% 3.35% 2.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.22% 3.51% 3.09%
Number of salaries quoted 212 220 320
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% +3.53% -5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £24,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £60,000 £57,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%

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 6,485 6,327 9,053
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.23% 95.37% 96.08%
Number of salaries quoted 5,245 5,112 7,360
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £49,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.50% -0.50% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £73,750 £72,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 21 June 2018.

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 21 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 +14 99 £50,000 +25.00% 11
Newbury -16 37 £45,000 - 5
Bracknell -19 20 £55,000 +22.22% 5
Slough -1 14 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Wokingham +3 13 £52,500 +110.00% 4
Windsor +10 6 £47,500 +5.56% 2
Hungerford - 3 £40,000 - 1
Maidenhead -54 2 £51,250 +20.59%
Software Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 153 (73.21%) C#
2 111 (53.11%) JavaScript
3 102 (48.80%) .NET
4 91 (43.54%) HTML
5 83 (39.71%) CSS
6 80 (38.28%) SQL
7 68 (32.54%) Java
8 67 (32.06%) Agile Software Development
9 65 (31.10%) ASP.NET
10 62 (29.67%) MVC
11 57 (27.27%) SQL Server
12 54 (25.84%) Python
12 54 (25.84%) Degree
13 42 (20.10%) Linux
14 41 (19.62%) Software Engineering
15 40 (19.14%) jQuery
16 38 (18.18%) AngularJS
17 35 (16.75%) Scrum
18 33 (15.79%) C
19 32 (15.31%) OO
20 30 (14.35%) Microsoft
20 30 (14.35%) ASP.NET MVC
21 29 (13.88%) Oracle
22 26 (12.44%) Ansible
23 24 (11.48%) C++
23 24 (11.48%) Computer Science
23 24 (11.48%) REST
23 24 (11.48%) Jenkins
23 24 (11.48%) Docker
24 23 (11.00%) Node.js

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 16 (7.66%) nginx
2 6 (2.87%) CMS
3 5 (2.39%) Apache
3 5 (2.39%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (2.39%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (2.39%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.91%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.48%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.48%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.48%) Maya
2 1 (0.48%) MotionBuilder
Business Applications
1 8 (3.83%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.96%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 21 (10.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (8.13%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (3.83%) Boomi
3 8 (3.83%) SaaS
4 5 (2.39%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (2.39%) PaaS
5 2 (0.96%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.48%) Force.com
6 1 (0.48%) GitHub
6 1 (0.48%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.35%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.91%) Internet
2 4 (1.91%) SSH
3 2 (0.96%) SMS
4 1 (0.48%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 20 (9.57%) PostgreSQL
3 18 (8.61%) Redis
4 15 (7.18%) Relational Database
5 11 (5.26%) NoSQL
6 10 (4.78%) MySQL
7 9 (4.31%) Big Data
8 8 (3.83%) MongoDB
9 7 (3.35%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (2.87%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (2.39%) Hadoop
12 3 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (0.96%) Azure SQL Database
13 2 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.96%) HBase
13 2 (0.96%) InterSystems Cache
13 2 (0.96%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.96%) Power BI
13 2 (0.96%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.96%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 24 (11.48%) Jenkins
2 22 (10.53%) Git (software)
3 16 (7.66%) WiX
4 15 (7.18%) Visual Studio
5 11 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (2.87%) JMeter
6 6 (2.87%) Selenium
6 6 (2.87%) WebDriver
7 3 (1.44%) Bitbucket
7 3 (1.44%) JIRA
8 1 (0.48%) Ant
8 1 (0.48%) Maven
8 1 (0.48%) MSTest
8 1 (0.48%) NUnit
8 1 (0.48%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 19 (9.09%) Finance
2 12 (5.74%) Marketing
3 7 (3.35%) Automotive
4 4 (1.91%) Games
4 4 (1.91%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.44%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.48%) Advertising
6 1 (0.48%) Banking
6 1 (0.48%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (48.80%) .NET
2 91 (43.54%) HTML
3 83 (39.71%) CSS
4 65 (31.10%) ASP.NET
5 40 (19.14%) jQuery
6 38 (18.18%) AngularJS
7 30 (14.35%) ASP.NET MVC
8 24 (11.48%) REST
9 23 (11.00%) HTML5
9 23 (11.00%) Node.js
10 22 (10.53%) React
10 22 (10.53%) XML
11 21 (10.05%) ASP.NET Web API
12 18 (8.61%) .NET Framework
12 18 (8.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 17 (8.13%) Ajax
14 16 (7.66%) Ruby on Rails
14 16 (7.66%) SQLAlchemy
14 16 (7.66%) WPF
14 16 (7.66%) wxWidgets
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.48%) Computer Science
2 16 (7.66%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (4.31%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (3.35%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (2.87%) Cloud Native
5 6 (2.87%) Fintech
6 5 (2.39%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.39%) Driving Licence
6 5 (2.39%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.39%) User Experience
7 4 (1.91%) Social Media
8 2 (0.96%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.96%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.48%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.48%) Animation
9 1 (0.48%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.48%) Derivative
9 1 (0.48%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.48%) Renewable Energy
9 1 (0.48%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 42 (20.10%) Linux
2 20 (9.57%) Ubuntu
3 17 (8.13%) Windows
4 6 (2.87%) Android
5 5 (2.39%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.39%) Embedded Linux
6 4 (1.91%) Debian
6 4 (1.91%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.48%) CentOS
7 1 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.48%) Unix
7 1 (0.48%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (32.06%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (29.67%) MVC
3 41 (19.62%) Software Engineering
4 35 (16.75%) Scrum
5 32 (15.31%) OO
6 23 (11.00%) Test Automation
7 22 (10.53%) E-Commerce
7 22 (10.53%) SDLC
8 20 (9.57%) Unit Testing
9 18 (8.61%) Open Source
9 18 (8.61%) Problem-Solving
10 17 (8.13%) Cybersecurity
11 16 (7.66%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (7.66%) CRM
11 16 (7.66%) Mentoring
11 16 (7.66%) Task Automation
11 16 (7.66%) TDD
11 16 (7.66%) Web Development
12 13 (6.22%) OOP
12 13 (6.22%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 153 (73.21%) C#
2 111 (53.11%) JavaScript
3 80 (38.28%) SQL
4 68 (32.54%) Java
5 54 (25.84%) Python
6 33 (15.79%) C
7 24 (11.48%) C++
8 23 (11.00%) Ruby
9 15 (7.18%) T-SQL
10 10 (4.78%) Scala
10 10 (4.78%) TypeScript
11 8 (3.83%) VB.NET
12 7 (3.35%) VB
13 5 (2.39%) Apex Code
14 4 (1.91%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.91%) PHP
15 3 (1.44%) R
16 2 (0.96%) Kotlin
16 2 (0.96%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.96%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 54 (25.84%) Degree
2 19 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (2.39%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.39%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.96%) DBS Check
4 2 (0.96%) PhD
5 1 (0.48%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.48%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.48%) GAMP
System Software
1 24 (11.48%) Docker
2 16 (7.66%) vSphere
3 2 (0.96%) Firmware
4 1 (0.48%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.48%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 26 (12.44%) Ansible
2 16 (7.66%) HAProxy
3 6 (2.87%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (2.39%) Puppet
5 2 (0.96%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 30 (14.35%) Microsoft
2 29 (13.88%) Oracle
3 13 (6.22%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (3.83%) BEA
4 8 (3.83%) Dell
4 8 (3.83%) IBM
4 8 (3.83%) JD Edwards
4 8 (3.83%) PeopleSoft
4 8 (3.83%) SAP
4 8 (3.83%) Siebel
4 8 (3.83%) TIBCO
4 8 (3.83%) Workday
5 5 (2.39%) Google
6 4 (1.91%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.96%) InterSystems
7 2 (0.96%) Sage
7 2 (0.96%) Telerik
7 2 (0.96%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.48%) Atlassian