The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Software Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Developer
Rank 203 168 206
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +38
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 18 55 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.33% 0.98% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 1.05% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 17 55 17
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £72,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £44,875 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.29% +5.58%
Senior Software Developer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5107 5239 4908
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.36% 93.62% 94.02%
Number of salaries quoted 3805 3852 3927
Average salary £49,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Senior Software Developer
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer across the Berkshire region.

Senior Software Developer Salary Trend in Berkshire

Senior Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Senior Software Developer Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Senior Software Developer
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -27 7 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Newbury +17 6 £50,000 -7.40% 1
Hungerford - 4 £40,000 -
Bracknell - 1 £60,000 - 1
Senior Software Developer
South East

Senior Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Senior Software Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Software Developer in their job title.

1 19 (65.52%) C#
2 18 (62.07%) OO
3 15 (51.72%) Windows
3 15 (51.72%) SQL Server
4 14 (48.28%) .NET
5 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (41.38%) Web Services
7 11 (37.93%) ASP.NET
8 10 (34.48%) HTML
8 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
8 10 (34.48%) Software Engineering
8 10 (34.48%) jQuery
8 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (31.03%) C++
10 8 (27.59%) Multithreading
11 7 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (24.14%) MVC
11 7 (24.14%) CSS
12 6 (20.69%) TDD
12 6 (20.69%) Ajax
12 6 (20.69%) Unit Testing
12 6 (20.69%) Software Architecture
12 6 (20.69%) Web Application Development
13 5 (17.24%) HTML5
13 5 (17.24%) RabbitMQ
13 5 (17.24%) XML
13 5 (17.24%) Finance
13 5 (17.24%) Scrum
13 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
13 5 (17.24%) OOA/OOD

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Senior Software Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.34%) WordPress
2 2 (6.90%) Node.js
3 1 (3.45%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) HTTP
2 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (51.72%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.45%) Big Data
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.45%) Couchbase
2 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.45%) HPCC
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.45%) MSBuild
3 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.45%) Automotive
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Multimedia
3 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (48.28%) .NET
2 12 (41.38%) Web Services
3 11 (37.93%) ASP.NET
4 10 (34.48%) HTML
4 10 (34.48%) jQuery
4 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (24.14%) CSS
6 6 (20.69%) Ajax
7 5 (17.24%) HTML5
7 5 (17.24%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (17.24%) XML
8 4 (13.79%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (10.34%) WCF
9 3 (10.34%) STL
10 2 (6.90%) SOAP
10 2 (6.90%) XSLT
10 2 (6.90%) XHTML
10 2 (6.90%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) MPEG
2 2 (6.90%) CUDA
2 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.45%) Device Driver
3 1 (3.45%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 15 (51.72%) Windows
2 3 (10.34%) Linux
3 2 (6.90%) UNIX
4 1 (3.45%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (3.45%) Android
4 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (62.07%) OO
2 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (34.48%) Software Engineering
4 8 (27.59%) Multithreading
5 7 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (24.14%) MVC
6 6 (20.69%) TDD
6 6 (20.69%) Web Application Development
6 6 (20.69%) Software Architecture
6 6 (20.69%) Unit Testing
7 5 (17.24%) Scrum
7 5 (17.24%) OOA/OOD
7 5 (17.24%) OOD
8 4 (13.79%) UML
8 4 (13.79%) Web Development
8 4 (13.79%) Release Management
8 4 (13.79%) Validation
8 4 (13.79%) System Testing
9 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce
9 2 (6.90%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 19 (65.52%) C#
2 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
3 9 (31.03%) C++
4 4 (13.79%) SQL
5 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
5 2 (6.90%) VB
5 2 (6.90%) Python
5 2 (6.90%) Java
6 1 (3.45%) C
6 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.45%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) Telerik
2 4 (13.79%) DevExpress
3 3 (10.34%) Oracle
4 1 (3.45%) IBM
4 1 (3.45%) Ab Initio
Newbury, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000-65,000
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Big Company Bens
Posted: 16 days ago