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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Developer
Rank 155 204 217
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 55 14 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.10% 0.25% 0.091%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.17% 0.27% 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 39 14 5
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £47,800 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £62,500 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
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
4689 5180 5146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.95% 93.25% 93.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3585 3695 4098
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +25 24 £52,500 -4.54% 1
Wokingham - 16 £55,000 -
Bracknell +19 4 - -
Newbury +6 3 £52,500 +10.52% 1
Hungerford - 1 £40,000 -
Windsor - 1 £50,000 - 1
Senior Software Developer
South East

Senior Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 72 (93.51%) C#
2 67 (87.01%) .NET
3 63 (81.82%) SQL Server
4 57 (74.03%) JavaScript
4 57 (74.03%) ASP.NET
5 51 (66.23%) jQuery
5 51 (66.23%) ASP.NET MVC
6 48 (62.34%) HTML
7 46 (59.74%) CSS
8 40 (51.95%) Windows
9 37 (48.05%) MVC
10 31 (40.26%) HTML5
11 27 (35.06%) Agile Software Development
11 27 (35.06%) SQL
12 24 (31.17%) Oracle
13 23 (29.87%) OO
14 21 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
15 18 (23.38%) TDD
15 18 (23.38%) .NET Framework
16 17 (22.08%) Degree
17 16 (20.78%) Analytical Skills
18 15 (19.48%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 15 (19.48%) Unit Testing
18 15 (19.48%) V-Model
18 15 (19.48%) Web Services
18 15 (19.48%) GAMP
19 14 (18.18%) Microsoft
19 14 (18.18%) QA
19 14 (18.18%) TypeScript
20 13 (16.88%) Multithreading

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 11 (14.29%) IIS
2 8 (10.39%) Apache
3 4 (5.19%) WordPress
4 2 (2.60%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (2.60%) Node.js
4 2 (2.60%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.30%) Commerce Server
5 1 (1.30%) CMS
5 1 (1.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (3.90%) MS Office
2 2 (2.60%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.90%) SaaS
2 1 (1.30%) IaaS
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.09%) Internet
2 2 (2.60%) GSM
2 2 (2.60%) UMTS
2 2 (2.60%) HTTP
2 2 (2.60%) LTE
3 1 (1.30%) SMTP
3 1 (1.30%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (81.82%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.99%) NoSQL
3 9 (11.69%) Oracle Database
3 9 (11.69%) Oracle Database 11g
3 9 (11.69%) MySQL
3 9 (11.69%) Oracle Database 10g
4 8 (10.39%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (10.39%) MongoDB
5 4 (5.19%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.19%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (3.90%) DTS
6 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.60%) RavenDB
7 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 21 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.60%) NuGet
2 2 (2.60%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (2.60%) Subversion
2 2 (2.60%) JIRA
General
1 12 (15.58%) Finance
2 11 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 8 (10.39%) Legal
4 4 (5.19%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.60%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.60%) Retail
6 1 (1.30%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (87.01%) .NET
2 57 (74.03%) ASP.NET
3 51 (66.23%) ASP.NET MVC
3 51 (66.23%) jQuery
4 48 (62.34%) HTML
5 46 (59.74%) CSS
6 31 (40.26%) HTML5
7 18 (23.38%) .NET Framework
8 15 (19.48%) Web Services
8 15 (19.48%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 13 (16.88%) Ajax
9 13 (16.88%) RabbitMQ
10 12 (15.58%) JSON
11 9 (11.69%) Backbone.js
11 9 (11.69%) AngularJS
12 8 (10.39%) Ember.js
12 8 (10.39%) Express
12 8 (10.39%) REST
12 8 (10.39%) CodeIgniter
12 8 (10.39%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.78%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (11.69%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (10.39%) Computer Science
4 7 (9.09%) N-Tier
5 5 (6.49%) RIA
6 2 (2.60%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.30%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (1.30%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 40 (51.95%) Windows
2 10 (12.99%) Linux
3 8 (10.39%) Mac OS X
4 4 (5.19%) Android
4 4 (5.19%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.60%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (48.05%) MVC
2 27 (35.06%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (29.87%) OO
4 18 (23.38%) TDD
5 15 (19.48%) Unit Testing
5 15 (19.48%) V-Model
6 13 (16.88%) Multithreading
6 13 (16.88%) Web Development
7 12 (15.58%) BDD
8 10 (12.99%) Scrum
9 9 (11.69%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (9.09%) Software Engineering
11 6 (7.79%) User Stories
12 5 (6.49%) Software Architecture
12 5 (6.49%) Release Management
12 5 (6.49%) Time Management
12 5 (6.49%) Validation
12 5 (6.49%) UML
13 4 (5.19%) SOA
13 4 (5.19%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (93.51%) C#
2 57 (74.03%) JavaScript
3 27 (35.06%) SQL
4 14 (18.18%) TypeScript
5 13 (16.88%) C++
6 10 (12.99%) Java
7 9 (11.69%) C
7 9 (11.69%) VB.NET
7 9 (11.69%) Python
8 8 (10.39%) Objective-C
8 8 (10.39%) Ruby
8 8 (10.39%) PHP
8 8 (10.39%) T-SQL
9 4 (5.19%) VB
10 1 (1.30%) Perl
10 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.30%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.30%) VC++
Qualifications
1 17 (22.08%) Degree
2 1 (1.30%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (19.48%) GAMP
2 14 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.30%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 24 (31.17%) Oracle
2 14 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.19%) LANDesk
4 2 (2.60%) EPiServer
4 2 (2.60%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.30%) Twitter
5 1 (1.30%) Adobe
5 1 (1.30%) Websense
Windsor
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Insurance
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum + pension + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago