The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Developer
South East / Berkshire
Rank 76 103 123
Rank change year-on-year +27 +20  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 112 125 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.32% 2.53% 2.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.49% 2.67% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 103 124 105
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

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 3208 4673 5101
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 95.02% 94.60% 95.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2606 3808 3789
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +6.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 24 March 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 24 March 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 +9 49 £42,500 - 10
Bracknell +19 21 £45,000 +8.43% 2
Newbury +23 16 £42,500 - 1
Maidenhead +15 10 £42,500 +16.43% 2
Slough +22 8 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Wokingham -11 2 £25,000 -50.00% 2
Windsor -9 1 - -
Software Developer
South East

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 145 (67.44%) C#
2 144 (66.98%) .NET
3 115 (53.49%) JavaScript
4 102 (47.44%) HTML
5 101 (46.98%) SQL
6 92 (42.79%) MVC
7 87 (40.47%) Agile Software Development
8 79 (36.74%) CSS
9 76 (35.35%) ASP.NET
10 73 (33.95%) SQL Server
11 63 (29.30%) Java
12 58 (26.98%) AngularJS
13 53 (24.65%) Degree
14 42 (19.53%) XML
15 39 (18.14%) Software Engineering
16 38 (17.67%) Unit Testing
17 36 (16.74%) Scrum
18 35 (16.28%) .NET Framework
19 34 (15.81%) ASP.NET MVC
20 30 (13.95%) Web Services
21 29 (13.49%) Git (software)
21 29 (13.49%) WPF
22 28 (13.02%) Windows
23 27 (12.56%) WCF
23 27 (12.56%) Microsoft Azure
23 27 (12.56%) ASP.NET Web API
24 26 (12.09%) RESTful
24 26 (12.09%) jQuery
24 26 (12.09%) Ajax
24 26 (12.09%) T-SQL

Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 15 (6.98%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (3.26%) Drupal
3 6 (2.79%) CMS
4 5 (2.33%) IIS
5 2 (0.93%) JBoss
6 1 (0.47%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.47%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (4.65%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (0.93%) MS Office
2 2 (0.93%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.93%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.93%) Oracle BRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (12.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (4.65%) SaaS
3 2 (0.93%) Force.com
4 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.93%) DHCP
1 2 (0.93%) DNS
1 2 (0.93%) SNMP
2 1 (0.47%) LAN
2 1 (0.47%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.47%) VPN
2 1 (0.47%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (33.95%) SQL Server
2 16 (7.44%) MongoDB
2 16 (7.44%) NoSQL
3 15 (6.98%) Redis
4 12 (5.58%) Relational Database
5 10 (4.65%) DTS
6 8 (3.72%) Big Data
7 7 (3.26%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (2.79%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (2.79%) Hadoop
8 6 (2.79%) OLAP
8 6 (2.79%) phpMyAdmin
9 5 (2.33%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (2.33%) Oracle OLAP
9 5 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 29 (13.49%) Git (software)
2 21 (9.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (9.77%) TeamCity
3 19 (8.84%) Subversion
4 15 (6.98%) Cucumber
4 15 (6.98%) Moq
4 15 (6.98%) NUnit
4 15 (6.98%) Selenium
5 14 (6.51%) Appium
5 14 (6.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 14 (6.51%) Jenkins
5 14 (6.51%) JIRA
5 14 (6.51%) Protractor
5 14 (6.51%) WebDriver
6 9 (4.19%) Visual Studio
7 7 (3.26%) Octopus Deploy
8 5 (2.33%) FitNesse
9 4 (1.86%) Maven
10 3 (1.40%) Ant
10 3 (1.40%) Eclipse
General
1 22 (10.23%) Finance
1 22 (10.23%) Retail
2 12 (5.58%) Automotive
3 4 (1.86%) Marketing
4 2 (0.93%) Billing
4 2 (0.93%) German Language
4 2 (0.93%) Legal
4 2 (0.93%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.93%) Publishing
4 2 (0.93%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.47%) Advertising
5 1 (0.47%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (66.98%) .NET
2 102 (47.44%) HTML
3 79 (36.74%) CSS
4 76 (35.35%) ASP.NET
5 58 (26.98%) AngularJS
6 42 (19.53%) XML
7 35 (16.28%) .NET Framework
8 34 (15.81%) ASP.NET MVC
9 30 (13.95%) Web Services
10 29 (13.49%) WPF
11 27 (12.56%) ASP.NET Web API
11 27 (12.56%) WCF
12 26 (12.09%) Ajax
12 26 (12.09%) jQuery
12 26 (12.09%) RESTful
13 23 (10.70%) Entity Framework
14 20 (9.30%) LINQ
15 15 (6.98%) Spring
16 13 (6.05%) HTML5
16 13 (6.05%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.70%) Computer Science
2 13 (6.05%) Mobile App
3 9 (4.19%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (2.79%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.79%) PMI
4 6 (2.79%) Xbox
5 5 (2.33%) NHS
6 3 (1.40%) Cyber Attack
6 3 (1.40%) User Experience
7 2 (0.93%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.93%) Cyber Defence
7 2 (0.93%) iPad
8 1 (0.47%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.47%) CUDA
8 1 (0.47%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.47%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 28 (13.02%) Windows
2 15 (6.98%) Linux
3 13 (6.05%) Android
4 10 (4.65%) Unix
5 5 (2.33%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.93%) Solaris
7 1 (0.47%) CentOS
7 1 (0.47%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.47%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.47%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (42.79%) MVC
2 87 (40.47%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (18.14%) Software Engineering
4 38 (17.67%) Unit Testing
5 36 (16.74%) Scrum
6 23 (10.70%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (10.70%) SDLC
7 21 (9.77%) BDD
7 21 (9.77%) CRM
8 20 (9.30%) TDD
9 15 (6.98%) OO
10 14 (6.51%) Multithreading
10 14 (6.51%) SOA
11 11 (5.12%) Web Development
12 10 (4.65%) Microservices
13 9 (4.19%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (4.19%) OOD
13 9 (4.19%) Product Management
14 7 (3.26%) OOP
15 6 (2.79%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 145 (67.44%) C#
2 115 (53.49%) JavaScript
3 101 (46.98%) SQL
4 63 (29.30%) Java
5 26 (12.09%) T-SQL
6 25 (11.63%) PHP
7 15 (6.98%) C++
7 15 (6.98%) Python
8 13 (6.05%) VB.NET
9 12 (5.58%) VB
10 10 (4.65%) ABAP
11 7 (3.26%) TypeScript
12 6 (2.79%) Perl
13 5 (2.33%) Apex Code
14 3 (1.40%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.40%) C
14 3 (1.40%) Scala
15 2 (0.93%) Apple Swift
15 2 (0.93%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.47%) R
Qualifications
1 53 (24.65%) Degree
2 6 (2.79%) PMI Certification
3 5 (2.33%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.47%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.47%) PhD
5 1 (0.47%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.33%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.86%) QA
3 1 (0.47%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (0.47%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 21 (9.77%) Microsoft
2 16 (7.44%) Oracle
2 16 (7.44%) Salesforce.com
3 12 (5.58%) SAP
3 12 (5.58%) Xamarin
4 4 (1.86%) Zend
5 1 (0.47%) Talend
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Posted: Yesterday
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