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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Developer
Rank 214 153 204
Rank change year-on-year
-61 +51
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 14 62 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.25% 1.17% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 1.25% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 13 62 15
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £53,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £37,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
5178 4957 4806
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.23% 93.56% 93.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3827 3669 3993
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,000 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Newbury -1 6 £42,500 -21.29% 3
Reading -38 6 £47,500 +18.75% 3
Hungerford - 1 - - 1
Senior Software Developer
South East

Senior Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 16 (64.00%) Software Engineering
2 14 (56.00%) OO
3 12 (48.00%) C++
4 11 (44.00%) C#
4 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 10 (40.00%) Web Services
5 10 (40.00%) XML
6 9 (36.00%) .NET
7 8 (32.00%) MVC
7 8 (32.00%) Telecoms
7 8 (32.00%) Windows
7 8 (32.00%) SQL
8 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET
8 7 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
9 6 (24.00%) HTML
9 6 (24.00%) Linux
9 6 (24.00%) E-Commerce
9 6 (24.00%) OOD
9 6 (24.00%) Multithreading
9 6 (24.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (24.00%) Web Application Development
10 5 (20.00%) Unit Testing
10 5 (20.00%) Big Data
10 5 (20.00%) HPCC
10 5 (20.00%) Oracle
10 5 (20.00%) Retail
10 5 (20.00%) Finance

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 1 (4.00%) Liferay
1 1 (4.00%) Alfresco
1 1 (4.00%) Node.js
1 1 (4.00%) Apache
1 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
1 1 (4.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.00%) Big Data
2 5 (20.00%) HPCC
3 2 (8.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.00%) Pentaho
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.00%) Couchbase
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (12.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (12.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (8.00%) MSBuild
3 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.00%) Hudson
4 1 (4.00%) Gradle
4 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (4.00%) IntelliJ
4 1 (4.00%) JIRA
4 1 (4.00%) Maven
4 1 (4.00%) Subversion
General
1 8 (32.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (20.00%) Retail
2 5 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (8.00%) Multimedia
4 1 (4.00%) Marketing
4 1 (4.00%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (40.00%) Web Services
1 10 (40.00%) XML
2 9 (36.00%) .NET
3 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET
4 6 (24.00%) HTML
4 6 (24.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (16.00%) STL
5 4 (16.00%) XSLT
6 3 (12.00%) HTML5
6 3 (12.00%) XHTML
6 3 (12.00%) SOAP
6 3 (12.00%) Spring
6 3 (12.00%) jQuery
6 3 (12.00%) WCF
6 3 (12.00%) Hibernate
7 2 (8.00%) WinForms
7 2 (8.00%) WPF
7 2 (8.00%) WF
7 2 (8.00%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) MPEG
2 2 (8.00%) Device Driver
2 2 (8.00%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (8.00%) CUDA
3 1 (4.00%) Open Source
3 1 (4.00%) DataPower
3 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Windows
2 6 (24.00%) Linux
3 3 (12.00%) UNIX
4 2 (8.00%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (4.00%) Android
5 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (4.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) Software Engineering
2 14 (56.00%) OO
3 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (32.00%) MVC
5 7 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (24.00%) E-Commerce
6 6 (24.00%) OOD
6 6 (24.00%) Multithreading
6 6 (24.00%) Web Application Development
7 5 (20.00%) Unit Testing
7 5 (20.00%) Scrum
8 4 (16.00%) TDD
8 4 (16.00%) OOA/OOD
8 4 (16.00%) System Testing
9 3 (12.00%) Software Architecture
10 2 (8.00%) Workflow
10 2 (8.00%) Release Management
10 2 (8.00%) Code Coverage
10 2 (8.00%) SOA
10 2 (8.00%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) C++
2 11 (44.00%) C#
3 8 (32.00%) SQL
4 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (16.00%) Java
6 3 (12.00%) Python
6 3 (12.00%) Shell Script
6 3 (12.00%) T-SQL
7 2 (8.00%) XPath
7 2 (8.00%) VB
7 2 (8.00%) C
8 1 (4.00%) Scala
8 1 (4.00%) Groovy
8 1 (4.00%) VC++
8 1 (4.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) GAMP
1 1 (4.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle
2 4 (16.00%) Telerik
2 4 (16.00%) DevExpress
3 1 (4.00%) IBM
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) GigaSpaces
3 1 (4.00%) Zend
3 1 (4.00%) Ab Initio
3 1 (4.00%) Teradata
Newbury, Berkshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum Pension + Flexi Hours + BUPA + More
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago