Berkshire average salary comparison

An average salary is ranging between 42.0k in Reading and 49.2k in Slough. UK average salary is 37.4k in 2019. Gross average salary is calculated for full-time employees. Employee has to be in the same job for over 12 months. The data collected is Tax Year Ending. The income includes incentive payments and are available for local government districts/counties.
Berkshire average salary comparison
AreaAverage salary in 2019
United Kingdom£37.4k
Reading£42.0k
West Berkshire£42.5k
Bracknell Forest£43.6k
Windsor and Maidenhead£44.8k
Wokingham£47.7k
Slough£49.2k
Berkshire average salary by year

Berkshire average salary comparison by sex

Gross average income in 2019 for female and male.

Berkshire average salary comparison by sex
AreaFemale average salaryMale average salary
United Kingdom£31.8k£41.2k
Reading£37.3k£45.4k
West Berkshire£34.9k£46.3k
Bracknell Forest£39.4k£46.9k
Windsor and Maidenhead£34.3k£53.0k
Wokingham£37.8k£53.7k
Slough£33.2kN/A

Berkshire median salary comparison

A median salary is ranging between 33.1k in Windsor and Maidenhead and 37.5k in Bracknell Forest. UK median salary is 30.4k in 2019. Gross median salary in 2019 for full-time employees including incentive payments. Median income divides the income distribution into two equal groups, upper half having income above that amount, and lower half having income below that amount.
Berkshire median salary comparison
AreaMedian salary in 2019
United Kingdom£30.4k
Windsor and Maidenhead£33.1k
Reading£34.2k
Slough£36.4k
West Berkshire£36.7k
Wokingham£37.2k
Bracknell Forest£37.5k
Berkshire median salary by year

Berkshire median salary comparison by sex

Gross median income in 2019 for female and male.

Berkshire median salary comparison by sex
AreaFemale median salaryMale median salary
United Kingdom£26.8k£32.9k
Windsor and Maidenhead£29.3kN/A
Reading£29.6k£38.0k
SloughN/A£40.4k
West Berkshire£30.7k£41.0k
Wokingham£30.8k£43.0k
Bracknell Forest£33.3k£41.1k

Berkshire unemployment rate comparison

An unemployment rate is ranging between 2.4% in Bracknell Forest and 4% in Reading. UK unemployment rate is 3.8% in 2019.
Berkshire unemployment rate comparison
AreaUnemployment rate in 2019
Bracknell Forest2.4%
Wokingham2.5%
Windsor and Maidenhead2.6%
West Berkshire2.8%
United Kingdom3.8%
Slough3.9%
Reading4%
Berkshire unemployment rate by year

Berkshire net household income map

Map shows the net average household income in 2016 by middle layer super output area (MSOA). The lowest average net household income was in Slough 009, with £33.8k. The area with the highest average net income was Wokingham 014, with £63.7k. Median income was £42.9k - i.e. half of the areas had income equal or above £42.9k. Median income for England and Wales was 31.9k ( the lowest income was in Leeds 086, £16.8k, the highest in Tower Hamlets 033, £93.8k).

Berkshire net household income map
NameNet income
lowest Slough 009 £33.8k
median £42.9k
highest Wokingham 014 £63.7k

Berkshire relative housing costs map

The map below shows housing costs share of net household income in 2016. The higher the share of income costs the darker the displayed color. An equivalisation scale and different models for income before housing costs and after housing costs may result in a few inconsitencies. Although there are some inconsistencies, it does not change significantly the overall picture of area comparison.

Berkshire relative housing costs map

Berkshire working age population share

2018 population estimates.

38.5

Berkshire
average age

40.2

England & Wales
average age
Berkshire working age population share
age grouphead-count% share of population% for Eng & Wales
0-15196k21.5%19.1%
16-64576k63.2%62.5%
65+140k15.4%18.3%

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