The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 68 123
Rank change year-on-year -14 +55  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 106 159 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.24% 3.57% 2.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.41% 3.70% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 98 158 77
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £32,500 £35,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 3108 4301 4931
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 95.05% 96.56% 95.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2506 3474 3725
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 £25,500 £29,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 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
Reading -1 43 £41,250 -8.33% 6
Slough +16 18 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Newbury -6 17 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Maidenhead +15 6 £50,000 +25.00%
Bracknell +13 3 £45,000 +2.27% 1
Windsor - 2 £45,000 -
Thatcham -7 1 £37,500 +3.44%
Ascot - 1 £45,000 -
Software Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 134 (61.47%) C#
2 126 (57.80%) JavaScript
3 124 (56.88%) .NET
4 106 (48.62%) HTML
5 99 (45.41%) CSS
6 95 (43.58%) Agile Software Development
7 94 (43.12%) Java
8 80 (36.70%) MVC
9 74 (33.94%) AngularJS
10 70 (32.11%) SQL
11 68 (31.19%) SQL Server
11 68 (31.19%) ASP.NET
11 68 (31.19%) Degree
12 46 (21.10%) TDD
13 44 (20.18%) ASP.NET MVC
14 43 (19.72%) Web Services
15 42 (19.27%) Scrum
16 36 (16.51%) Computer Science
16 36 (16.51%) Computer Science Degree
17 35 (16.06%) Software Engineering
18 34 (15.60%) .NET Framework
18 34 (15.60%) jQuery
19 33 (15.14%) XML
20 32 (14.68%) BDD
21 31 (14.22%) Subversion
22 29 (13.30%) SDLC
23 27 (12.39%) C++
24 26 (11.93%) OO
24 26 (11.93%) Ajax
25 25 (11.47%) Git (software)

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 5 (2.29%) IIS
1 5 (2.29%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.83%) Drupal
3 3 (1.38%) Apache Solr
4 2 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.92%) JBoss
4 2 (0.92%) Jetty
4 2 (0.92%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.46%) CMS
5 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.46%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (0.92%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.92%) Oracle BRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (8.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (5.96%) SaaS
3 9 (4.13%) Force.com
4 6 (2.75%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.29%) 3G
1 5 (2.29%) 4G
1 5 (2.29%) LTE
2 2 (0.92%) ZigBee
3 1 (0.46%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (31.19%) SQL Server
2 20 (9.17%) Relational Database
3 10 (4.59%) Big Data
4 7 (3.21%) Hadoop
4 7 (3.21%) NoSQL
5 5 (2.29%) MySQL
6 4 (1.83%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.83%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.38%) OLAP
7 3 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.38%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (0.92%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.92%) DTS
8 2 (0.92%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.92%) Power BI
8 2 (0.92%) Redis
8 2 (0.92%) Snowflake Schema
8 2 (0.92%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 31 (14.22%) Subversion
2 25 (11.47%) Git (software)
3 24 (11.01%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (7.80%) Selenium
5 16 (7.34%) JIRA
6 14 (6.42%) Protractor
6 14 (6.42%) TeamCity
6 14 (6.42%) WebDriver
7 12 (5.50%) Cucumber
8 11 (5.05%) Bugzilla
8 11 (5.05%) Trac
9 10 (4.59%) Appium
9 10 (4.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 10 (4.59%) Jenkins
10 7 (3.21%) Eclipse
11 4 (1.83%) gulp
11 4 (1.83%) Maven
11 4 (1.83%) Visual Studio
11 4 (1.83%) webpack
12 2 (0.92%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 15 (6.88%) Finance
2 11 (5.05%) Automotive
3 10 (4.59%) Marketing
3 10 (4.59%) Retail
4 7 (3.21%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.83%) Advertising
6 2 (0.92%) Billing
6 2 (0.92%) German Language
6 2 (0.92%) Legal
6 2 (0.92%) Publishing
7 1 (0.46%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (56.88%) .NET
2 106 (48.62%) HTML
3 99 (45.41%) CSS
4 74 (33.94%) AngularJS
5 68 (31.19%) ASP.NET
6 44 (20.18%) ASP.NET MVC
7 43 (19.72%) Web Services
8 34 (15.60%) .NET Framework
8 34 (15.60%) jQuery
9 33 (15.14%) XML
10 26 (11.93%) Ajax
11 23 (10.55%) ASP.NET Web API
12 22 (10.09%) LINQ
12 22 (10.09%) WCF
13 21 (9.63%) Backbone.js
14 20 (9.17%) Spring
15 18 (8.26%) SOAP
16 17 (7.80%) RESTful
17 15 (6.88%) Hibernate
17 15 (6.88%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 36 (16.51%) Computer Science
2 12 (5.50%) Mobile App
3 11 (5.05%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (3.67%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.83%) Social Media
6 3 (1.38%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.92%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.92%) Cyber Attack
7 2 (0.92%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.92%) NHS
7 2 (0.92%) User Experience
7 2 (0.92%) Xbox
8 1 (0.46%) CUDA
8 1 (0.46%) Cyber Defence
8 1 (0.46%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.46%) iPad
8 1 (0.46%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 20 (9.17%) Linux
1 20 (9.17%) Windows
2 15 (6.88%) Android
3 5 (2.29%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (1.83%) Unix
4 4 (1.83%) Windows Phone
5 3 (1.38%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.38%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.92%) CentOS
6 2 (0.92%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (43.58%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (36.70%) MVC
3 46 (21.10%) TDD
4 42 (19.27%) Scrum
5 35 (16.06%) Software Engineering
6 32 (14.68%) BDD
7 29 (13.30%) SDLC
8 26 (11.93%) OO
9 25 (11.47%) CRM
10 22 (10.09%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (7.34%) OOP
11 16 (7.34%) Unit Testing
12 15 (6.88%) Product Management
12 15 (6.88%) Web Application Development
13 14 (6.42%) Mobile Development
13 14 (6.42%) SDET
13 14 (6.42%) SOA
14 12 (5.50%) Refactoring
15 11 (5.05%) Coaching
15 11 (5.05%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 134 (61.47%) C#
2 126 (57.80%) JavaScript
3 94 (43.12%) Java
4 70 (32.11%) SQL
5 27 (12.39%) C++
6 25 (11.47%) Python
7 22 (10.09%) T-SQL
8 19 (8.72%) PHP
8 19 (8.72%) TypeScript
9 17 (7.80%) C
10 14 (6.42%) VB.NET
11 12 (5.50%) ABAP
11 12 (5.50%) Perl
12 10 (4.59%) Apex Code
13 7 (3.21%) VB
14 3 (1.38%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.38%) ES6
15 2 (0.92%) Embedded C++
15 2 (0.92%) Scala
15 2 (0.92%) XAML
Qualifications
1 68 (31.19%) Degree
2 36 (16.51%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (2.29%) Master's Degree
4 3 (1.38%) Numerate Degree
4 3 (1.38%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.92%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.46%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.46%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.21%) QA
2 3 (1.38%) SLA
3 2 (0.92%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (0.46%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 23 (10.55%) Microsoft
2 15 (6.88%) Oracle
3 14 (6.42%) SAP
4 10 (4.59%) Salesforce.com
5 9 (4.13%) Xamarin
6 3 (1.38%) Zend
7 2 (0.92%) Talend
8 1 (0.46%) Red Hat
Newbury, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £32,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 55000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Axica Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Corriculo
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 19 days ago
Slough
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
CH2M
Posted: 22 days ago