Period
to 16 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Software Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 87 90 102
Rank change year-on-year +3 +12 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Developer 189 202 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.34% 3.11% 2.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.52% 3.26% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 184 182 205
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +1.12%
10th Percentile £29,425 £31,300 £29,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £57,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -3.61%

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 5,370 6,198 7,511
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.84% 95.44% 95.66%
Number of salaries quoted 4,305 5,029 5,835
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £75,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 2019. 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 +23 65 £50,000 +13.64% 23
Bracknell +41 60 £55,000 +10.00% 5
Newbury +18 40 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Wokingham -14 9 £57,500 -5.74% 3
Slough -29 7 £46,500 +3.33%
Maidenhead -19 5 £60,000 +20.00%
Windsor -5 1 £70,000 +89.19% 1
Software Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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.

1 142 (75.13%) JavaScript
2 118 (62.43%) C#
3 110 (58.20%) .NET
3 110 (58.20%) CSS
4 101 (53.44%) SQL Server
5 99 (52.38%) HTML
6 73 (38.62%) Agile Software Development
7 70 (37.04%) SQL
7 70 (37.04%) ASP.NET
8 69 (36.51%) jQuery
9 65 (34.39%) MVC
10 62 (32.80%) AngularJS
11 46 (24.34%) Software Engineering
12 40 (21.16%) Scrum
13 39 (20.63%) Java
14 35 (18.52%) ASP.NET MVC
15 34 (17.99%) Git (software)
16 31 (16.40%) React
17 30 (15.87%) Degree
17 30 (15.87%) Python
18 29 (15.34%) Ajax
19 27 (14.29%) Web Services
19 27 (14.29%) Microsoft
20 26 (13.76%) HTML5
21 25 (13.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 25 (13.23%) .NET Framework
22 24 (12.70%) Node.js
22 24 (12.70%) Enterprise Software
23 23 (12.17%) Computer Science
23 23 (12.17%) C++

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 15 (7.94%) IIS
2 6 (3.17%) nginx
2 6 (3.17%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.65%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.12%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.53%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 5 (2.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.53%) Maya
2 1 (0.53%) MotionBuilder
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (8.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.17%) SaaS
4 2 (1.06%) Google Play
4 2 (1.06%) IaaS
4 2 (1.06%) iTunes
4 2 (1.06%) npm
4 2 (1.06%) PaaS
5 1 (0.53%) Serverless
5 1 (0.53%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.65%) HTTP
2 4 (2.12%) SSH
3 2 (1.06%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.53%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (53.44%) SQL Server
2 25 (13.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (7.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (6.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (5.82%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (5.82%) Relational Database
7 9 (4.76%) Big Data
8 6 (3.17%) MySQL
8 6 (3.17%) RDBMS
8 6 (3.17%) Redis
9 5 (2.65%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (2.65%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 5 (2.65%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (2.65%) Lumira
9 5 (2.65%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (2.65%) SAP Data Services
9 5 (2.65%) Snowflake Schema
9 5 (2.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 34 (17.99%) Git (software)
2 10 (5.29%) Jenkins
3 9 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (3.17%) Eclipse
4 6 (3.17%) Maven
4 6 (3.17%) Subversion
5 5 (2.65%) IntelliJ
5 5 (2.65%) Oracle APEX
5 5 (2.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 5 (2.65%) WiX
6 4 (2.12%) Cucumber
6 4 (2.12%) Selenium
7 3 (1.59%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.06%) Protractor
8 2 (1.06%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.53%) Grunt
9 1 (0.53%) gulp
9 1 (0.53%) Mocha
9 1 (0.53%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.53%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (4.76%) Automotive
2 8 (4.23%) Finance
3 5 (2.65%) Retail
4 3 (1.59%) Legal
4 3 (1.59%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.06%) Banking
5 2 (1.06%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (58.20%) .NET
1 110 (58.20%) CSS
2 99 (52.38%) HTML
3 70 (37.04%) ASP.NET
4 69 (36.51%) jQuery
5 62 (32.80%) AngularJS
6 35 (18.52%) ASP.NET MVC
7 31 (16.40%) React
8 29 (15.34%) Ajax
9 27 (14.29%) Web Services
10 26 (13.76%) HTML5
11 25 (13.23%) .NET Framework
12 24 (12.70%) Node.js
13 22 (11.64%) CSS3
14 21 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
15 15 (7.94%) RESTful
15 15 (7.94%) WinForms
16 13 (6.88%) Entity Framework
17 11 (5.82%) XML
18 10 (5.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.70%) Enterprise Software
2 17 (8.99%) Driving Licence
3 12 (6.35%) Greenfield Project
4 11 (5.82%) Mobile App
5 8 (4.23%) Client/Server
6 7 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (2.12%) Algorithms
7 4 (2.12%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (1.59%) Life Science
9 2 (1.06%) Analytical Mindset
9 2 (1.06%) Fintech
9 2 (1.06%) User Experience
10 1 (0.53%) Animation
10 1 (0.53%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.53%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (9.52%) Windows
2 15 (7.94%) Linux
3 6 (3.17%) Android
3 6 (3.17%) Apple iOS
3 6 (3.17%) Ubuntu
4 5 (2.65%) Unix
5 2 (1.06%) Mac OS
5 2 (1.06%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (38.62%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (34.39%) MVC
3 46 (24.34%) Software Engineering
4 40 (21.16%) Scrum
5 23 (12.17%) Computer Science
6 21 (11.11%) Mathematics
6 21 (11.11%) SDLC
7 20 (10.58%) Problem-Solving
7 20 (10.58%) Web Development
8 19 (10.05%) Project Management
8 19 (10.05%) Test Automation
9 18 (9.52%) Front End Development
10 17 (8.99%) OO
10 17 (8.99%) Performance Tuning
10 17 (8.99%) Stakeholder Management
11 16 (8.47%) E-Commerce
12 15 (7.94%) CRM
12 15 (7.94%) Cybersecurity
12 15 (7.94%) Technical Leadership
13 13 (6.88%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 142 (75.13%) JavaScript
2 118 (62.43%) C#
3 70 (37.04%) SQL
4 39 (20.63%) Java
5 30 (15.87%) Python
6 23 (12.17%) C++
7 14 (7.41%) TypeScript
7 14 (7.41%) VB.NET
8 10 (5.29%) C
9 7 (3.70%) Ruby
10 6 (3.17%) T-SQL
11 5 (2.65%) Apex Code
12 4 (2.12%) Apple Swift
12 4 (2.12%) Bash Shell
12 4 (2.12%) Objective-C
12 4 (2.12%) PHP
13 1 (0.53%) ES6
13 1 (0.53%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.53%) R
Qualifications
1 30 (15.87%) Degree
2 11 (5.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (3.17%) Master's Degree
3 6 (3.17%) Numerate Degree
4 4 (2.12%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.53%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.35%) ISO 14001
1 12 (6.35%) ISO 9001
1 12 (6.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 12 (6.35%) PCI DSS
2 7 (3.70%) QA
3 5 (2.65%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (6.88%) Docker
2 6 (3.17%) vSphere
3 3 (1.59%) Firmware
4 2 (1.06%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (3.17%) Ansible
2 5 (2.65%) HAProxy
3 2 (1.06%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 27 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.88%) Oracle
3 10 (5.29%) Xamarin
4 6 (3.17%) SAP
5 5 (2.65%) CommVault
5 5 (2.65%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (2.65%) Tableau
5 5 (2.65%) Telerik
6 2 (1.06%) Apple
6 2 (1.06%) Google