Period
to 19 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 102 87 77
Rank change year-on-year -15 -10 +47
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 189 214 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.89% 3.32% 3.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.01% 3.47% 3.55%
Number of salaries quoted 190 216 344
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.27% -7.37%
10th Percentile £30,000 £24,250 £32,250
90th Percentile £63,875 £62,500 £60,700
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 6,271 6,169 8,708
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.03% 95.67% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 5,054 4,961 7,008
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% -2.00% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
South East median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.11% - +2.27%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 +13 83 £50,000 +11.11% 10
Bracknell +6 34 £55,000 +22.22% 7
Newbury -5 28 £45,000 +2.86% 1
Slough -7 15 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Wokingham -7 10 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Windsor -2 4 £48,750 +8.33% 1
Maidenhead -61 3 £60,000 +36.36% 1
Hungerford - 3 £47,500 -
Software Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 19 August 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.

1 136 (71.96%) C#
2 104 (55.03%) JavaScript
3 92 (48.68%) .NET
4 87 (46.03%) HTML
5 82 (43.39%) CSS
6 80 (42.33%) SQL
7 71 (37.57%) Agile Software Development
8 68 (35.98%) SQL Server
9 59 (31.22%) MVC
10 58 (30.69%) ASP.NET
11 47 (24.87%) jQuery
12 45 (23.81%) Degree
12 45 (23.81%) Scrum
13 44 (23.28%) Python
14 41 (21.69%) Java
14 41 (21.69%) Software Engineering
15 37 (19.58%) AngularJS
16 36 (19.05%) Linux
17 34 (17.99%) C
18 28 (14.81%) ASP.NET Web API
19 27 (14.29%) Git (software)
19 27 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
20 26 (13.76%) HTML5
20 26 (13.76%) Ajax
21 25 (13.23%) XML
21 25 (13.23%) OO
21 25 (13.23%) Microsoft
21 25 (13.23%) SDLC
22 24 (12.70%) Ansible
23 23 (12.17%) Oracle

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 17 (8.99%) nginx
2 5 (2.65%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (2.12%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.59%) CMS
5 2 (1.06%) Apache
5 2 (1.06%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (1.06%) IIS
5 2 (1.06%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.53%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.53%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (1.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.53%) Maya
2 1 (0.53%) MotionBuilder
Business Applications
1 4 (2.12%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.53%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 17 (8.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (6.35%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (3.17%) PaaS
3 6 (3.17%) SaaS
4 3 (1.59%) Azure Data Factory
5 2 (1.06%) GitHub
5 2 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.06%) npm
5 2 (1.06%) Yarn
6 1 (0.53%) Boomi
6 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.53%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.70%) TCP/IP
2 5 (2.65%) SSH
3 3 (1.59%) Internet
3 3 (1.59%) SMS
4 1 (0.53%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (35.98%) SQL Server
2 20 (10.58%) PostgreSQL
2 20 (10.58%) Redis
3 14 (7.41%) Relational Database
4 12 (6.35%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (5.82%) Big Data
5 11 (5.82%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (4.76%) NoSQL
7 6 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (3.17%) Hadoop
8 5 (2.65%) MongoDB
8 5 (2.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (2.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (1.59%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.59%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (1.59%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 3 (1.59%) Lumira
10 3 (1.59%) Power BI
10 3 (1.59%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 27 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 22 (11.64%) Jenkins
3 17 (8.99%) WiX
4 14 (7.41%) Visual Studio
5 11 (5.82%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.59%) Grunt
6 3 (1.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (1.06%) gulp
7 2 (1.06%) Mocha
7 2 (1.06%) QUnit
8 1 (0.53%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.53%) CircleCI
8 1 (0.53%) Emacs
8 1 (0.53%) JIRA
8 1 (0.53%) JMeter
8 1 (0.53%) MSTest
8 1 (0.53%) NUnit
8 1 (0.53%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.53%) Selenium
8 1 (0.53%) WebDriver
General
1 19 (10.05%) Finance
2 9 (4.76%) Automotive
2 9 (4.76%) Marketing
3 4 (2.12%) Games
3 4 (2.12%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.59%) Retail
4 3 (1.59%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.53%) Advertising
5 1 (0.53%) Banking
5 1 (0.53%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (48.68%) .NET
2 87 (46.03%) HTML
3 82 (43.39%) CSS
4 58 (30.69%) ASP.NET
5 47 (24.87%) jQuery
6 37 (19.58%) AngularJS
7 28 (14.81%) ASP.NET Web API
8 27 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
9 26 (13.76%) Ajax
9 26 (13.76%) HTML5
10 25 (13.23%) XML
11 22 (11.64%) React
12 20 (10.58%) Node.js
12 20 (10.58%) RESTful
13 19 (10.05%) CSS3
14 17 (8.99%) Celery
14 17 (8.99%) Ruby on Rails
14 17 (8.99%) SQLAlchemy
14 17 (8.99%) Twisted
14 17 (8.99%) wxWidgets
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.99%) Computer Science
2 14 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (4.23%) Mobile App
4 8 (4.23%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.65%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.59%) Cloud Native
7 3 (1.59%) Fintech
7 3 (1.59%) User Experience
8 2 (1.06%) Life Science
8 2 (1.06%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.53%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.53%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.53%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.53%) Derivative
9 1 (0.53%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.53%) Market Risk
9 1 (0.53%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.53%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 36 (19.05%) Linux
2 21 (11.11%) Ubuntu
3 10 (5.29%) Windows
4 7 (3.70%) Android
5 6 (3.17%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.65%) Embedded Linux
7 4 (2.12%) Debian
8 1 (0.53%) CentOS
8 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.53%) Unix
8 1 (0.53%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (37.57%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (31.22%) MVC
3 45 (23.81%) Scrum
4 41 (21.69%) Software Engineering
5 25 (13.23%) OO
5 25 (13.23%) SDLC
6 21 (11.11%) Front End Development
7 20 (10.58%) Test Automation
8 19 (10.05%) Problem-Solving
9 18 (9.52%) Cybersecurity
9 18 (9.52%) Unit Testing
10 17 (8.99%) Task Automation
10 17 (8.99%) Web Development
11 14 (7.41%) CRM
12 12 (6.35%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (6.35%) TDD
13 11 (5.82%) Mentoring
14 10 (5.29%) Continuous Integration
15 8 (4.23%) Business Intelligence
15 8 (4.23%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 136 (71.96%) C#
2 104 (55.03%) JavaScript
3 80 (42.33%) SQL
4 44 (23.28%) Python
5 41 (21.69%) Java
6 34 (17.99%) C
7 21 (11.11%) C++
8 20 (10.58%) Ruby
9 18 (9.52%) T-SQL
10 9 (4.76%) TypeScript
11 7 (3.70%) Scala
11 7 (3.70%) VB.NET
12 5 (2.65%) Bash Shell
12 5 (2.65%) PHP
12 5 (2.65%) VB
13 4 (2.12%) R
14 2 (1.06%) ES6
14 2 (1.06%) Go
14 2 (1.06%) PL/SQL
14 2 (1.06%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 45 (23.81%) Degree
2 11 (5.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (2.65%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.65%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.12%) Master's Degree
5 2 (1.06%) PhD
6 1 (0.53%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.59%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.53%) QA
System Software
1 19 (10.05%) Docker
2 17 (8.99%) vSphere
3 1 (0.53%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.53%) Firmware
3 1 (0.53%) HDFS
3 1 (0.53%) zsh
Systems Management
1 24 (12.70%) Ansible
2 18 (9.52%) HAProxy
3 3 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.06%) Puppet
5 1 (0.53%) Grafana
5 1 (0.53%) Kibana
5 1 (0.53%) logstash
5 1 (0.53%) Marathon
5 1 (0.53%) Mesos
5 1 (0.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.53%) Terraform
Vendors
1 25 (13.23%) Microsoft
2 23 (12.17%) Oracle
3 4 (2.12%) Red Hat
3 4 (2.12%) Sage
3 4 (2.12%) SAP
4 3 (1.59%) Tableau
4 3 (1.59%) Telerik
4 3 (1.59%) Xamarin
5 2 (1.06%) Google
5 2 (1.06%) InterSystems
5 2 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.53%) BEA
6 1 (0.53%) Dell
6 1 (0.53%) IBM
6 1 (0.53%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.53%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.53%) Siebel
6 1 (0.53%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.53%) Workday