Period
to 21 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 21 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 90 82
Rank change year-on-year -5 -8 +44
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 194 192 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.11% 3.15% 3.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.25% 3.30% 3.48%
Number of salaries quoted 193 189 300
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,125
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +4.35% -9.21%
10th Percentile £30,200 £24,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £64,750 £62,500 £58,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £40,750 £40,500
% change year-on-year +10.43% +0.62% +1.25%

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 5,965 5,814 8,325
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.53% 95.48% 96.12%
Number of salaries quoted 4,834 4,678 6,562
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £73,750 £73,750
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%

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 October 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 October 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 +11 68 £50,000 +11.11% 9
Bracknell +37 59 £55,000 +12.82% 5
Newbury +5 28 £45,000 +1.41% 5
Slough -21 13 £46,500 +3.33% 4
Wokingham -11 10 £55,000 -9.84% 1
Maidenhead -41 4 £60,000 +20.00% 3
Windsor -15 2 £47,500 +15.15%
Hungerford - 2 £47,500 -
Software Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 123 (63.40%) C#
2 115 (59.28%) JavaScript
3 94 (48.45%) .NET
3 94 (48.45%) SQL Server
4 93 (47.94%) CSS
5 89 (45.88%) HTML
6 79 (40.72%) Agile Software Development
7 69 (35.57%) SQL
8 59 (30.41%) MVC
8 59 (30.41%) jQuery
9 57 (29.38%) ASP.NET
10 52 (26.80%) Scrum
11 50 (25.77%) AngularJS
12 43 (22.16%) Java
13 41 (21.13%) Degree
14 39 (20.10%) Software Engineering
15 34 (17.53%) Python
16 33 (17.01%) C++
16 33 (17.01%) Ajax
16 33 (17.01%) HTML5
17 30 (15.46%) Linux
17 30 (15.46%) Git (software)
18 29 (14.95%) ASP.NET Web API
19 27 (13.92%) C
20 26 (13.40%) Node.js
21 25 (12.89%) Test Automation
21 25 (12.89%) React
21 25 (12.89%) SDLC
22 24 (12.37%) Problem-Solving
23 23 (11.86%) CSS3

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 12 (6.19%) nginx
2 9 (4.64%) IIS
3 4 (2.06%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.55%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.52%) Apache
5 1 (0.52%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (2.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.52%) Maya
2 1 (0.52%) MotionBuilder
Business Applications
1 4 (2.06%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.73%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (6.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.58%) PaaS
4 4 (2.06%) SaaS
5 3 (1.55%) Azure Data Factory
6 2 (1.03%) GitHub
6 2 (1.03%) npm
6 2 (1.03%) Yarn
7 1 (0.52%) Google Play
7 1 (0.52%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.09%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.06%) HTTP
3 3 (1.55%) SSH
4 2 (1.03%) Internet
4 2 (1.03%) SMS
5 1 (0.52%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (48.45%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 17 (8.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 16 (8.25%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (8.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (7.22%) Relational Database
5 13 (6.70%) Redis
6 9 (4.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (4.12%) Big Data
7 8 (4.12%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (3.09%) MySQL
8 6 (3.09%) RDBMS
8 6 (3.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (2.58%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (2.58%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 5 (2.58%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (2.58%) Lumira
9 5 (2.58%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (2.58%) SAP Data Services
9 5 (2.58%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 30 (15.46%) Git (software)
2 15 (7.73%) Jenkins
3 12 (6.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (6.19%) WiX
4 10 (5.15%) Visual Studio
5 5 (2.58%) Oracle APEX
5 5 (2.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (2.06%) Cucumber
6 4 (2.06%) Eclipse
6 4 (2.06%) Maven
6 4 (2.06%) Selenium
7 3 (1.55%) Grunt
7 3 (1.55%) IntelliJ
7 3 (1.55%) Subversion
8 2 (1.03%) gulp
8 2 (1.03%) Mocha
8 2 (1.03%) QUnit
9 1 (0.52%) CircleCI
9 1 (0.52%) Emacs
9 1 (0.52%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 12 (6.19%) Automotive
1 12 (6.19%) Finance
2 9 (4.64%) Marketing
3 5 (2.58%) Manufacturing
3 5 (2.58%) Retail
4 2 (1.03%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.52%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (48.45%) .NET
2 93 (47.94%) CSS
3 89 (45.88%) HTML
4 59 (30.41%) jQuery
5 57 (29.38%) ASP.NET
6 50 (25.77%) AngularJS
7 33 (17.01%) Ajax
7 33 (17.01%) HTML5
8 29 (14.95%) ASP.NET Web API
9 26 (13.40%) Node.js
10 25 (12.89%) React
11 23 (11.86%) CSS3
12 22 (11.34%) ASP.NET MVC
13 21 (10.82%) RESTful
13 21 (10.82%) XML
14 19 (9.79%) .NET Framework
14 19 (9.79%) Web Services
15 14 (7.22%) REST
16 12 (6.19%) Celery
16 12 (6.19%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.34%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (7.73%) Computer Science
2 15 (7.73%) Driving Licence
3 12 (6.19%) Greenfield Project
3 12 (6.19%) Mobile App
4 11 (5.67%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.55%) Life Science
7 2 (1.03%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.52%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.52%) Animation
8 1 (0.52%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.52%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.52%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.52%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 30 (15.46%) Linux
2 16 (8.25%) Windows
3 13 (6.70%) Ubuntu
4 8 (4.12%) Android
5 7 (3.61%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.58%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (1.55%) Unix
8 1 (0.52%) CentOS
8 1 (0.52%) Debian
8 1 (0.52%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (40.72%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (30.41%) MVC
3 52 (26.80%) Scrum
4 39 (20.10%) Software Engineering
5 25 (12.89%) SDLC
5 25 (12.89%) Test Automation
6 24 (12.37%) Problem-Solving
7 22 (11.34%) Front End Development
8 21 (10.82%) Cybersecurity
8 21 (10.82%) OO
9 18 (9.28%) CRM
10 17 (8.76%) Stakeholder Management
11 16 (8.25%) Web Development
12 15 (7.73%) Unit Testing
13 14 (7.22%) OOP
14 13 (6.70%) Business Intelligence
14 13 (6.70%) Performance Tuning
15 12 (6.19%) Mathematics
15 12 (6.19%) Task Automation
16 10 (5.15%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 123 (63.40%) C#
2 115 (59.28%) JavaScript
3 69 (35.57%) SQL
4 43 (22.16%) Java
5 34 (17.53%) Python
6 33 (17.01%) C++
7 27 (13.92%) C
8 13 (6.70%) Ruby
8 13 (6.70%) T-SQL
9 12 (6.19%) VB.NET
10 10 (5.15%) TypeScript
11 7 (3.61%) PHP
12 5 (2.58%) Apex Code
13 4 (2.06%) VB
14 3 (1.55%) Apple Swift
14 3 (1.55%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.55%) Objective-C
15 2 (1.03%) ES6
15 2 (1.03%) R
15 2 (1.03%) Scala
Qualifications
1 41 (21.13%) Degree
2 6 (3.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (2.58%) Master's Degree
4 3 (1.55%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.03%) PhD
5 2 (1.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.61%) ISO 14001
1 7 (3.61%) ISO 9001
1 7 (3.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (3.61%) PCI DSS
2 5 (2.58%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.58%) QA
System Software
1 13 (6.70%) Docker
2 12 (6.19%) vSphere
3 3 (1.55%) Firmware
4 1 (0.52%) HDFS
4 1 (0.52%) zsh
Systems Management
1 14 (7.22%) Ansible
2 13 (6.70%) HAProxy
3 1 (0.52%) Grafana
3 1 (0.52%) Kibana
3 1 (0.52%) logstash
3 1 (0.52%) Marathon
3 1 (0.52%) Mesos
3 1 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.52%) Terraform
Vendors
1 19 (9.79%) Oracle
2 15 (7.73%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.12%) Xamarin
4 5 (2.58%) CommVault
4 5 (2.58%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (2.58%) SAP
4 5 (2.58%) Tableau
5 4 (2.06%) Sage
5 4 (2.06%) Telerik
6 1 (0.52%) Apple
6 1 (0.52%) Google
6 1 (0.52%) Red Hat