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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Developer
Rank 213 203 158
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -45
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 13 20 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.25% 0.36% 1.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.38% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 12 19 72
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £40,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £64,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
4899 5316 5189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.85% 95.94% 95.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4006 3943 3820
Average salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.77% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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
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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 +10 8 £57,500 +17.94%
Newbury +11 1 £62,500 +38.88%
Slough -1 1 £60,000 +9.09%
Senior Software Developer
South East

Senior Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 26 (74.29%) JavaScript
2 25 (71.43%) HTML
3 24 (68.57%) C#
4 23 (65.71%) CSS
5 22 (62.86%) .NET
5 22 (62.86%) jQuery
6 21 (60.00%) ASP.NET
6 21 (60.00%) MVC
7 20 (57.14%) SQL Server
7 20 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
8 18 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (31.43%) OO
9 11 (31.43%) Team Foundation Server
10 10 (28.57%) HTML5
10 10 (28.57%) Ajax
10 10 (28.57%) Java
11 9 (25.71%) Hibernate
12 8 (22.86%) Web Development
12 8 (22.86%) TDD
12 8 (22.86%) Software Engineering
12 8 (22.86%) Oracle
13 7 (20.00%) SOAP
13 7 (20.00%) SQL
13 7 (20.00%) .NET Framework
13 7 (20.00%) Degree
13 7 (20.00%) Unit Testing
14 6 (17.14%) Multithreading
14 6 (17.14%) REST
14 6 (17.14%) Spring
14 6 (17.14%) Web Services

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 5 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.86%) IIS
2 1 (2.86%) Mule
2 1 (2.86%) Mule ESB
2 1 (2.86%) Node.js
2 1 (2.86%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) SaaS
2 2 (5.71%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (2.86%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 6 (17.14%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 4 (11.43%) MySQL
4 4 (11.43%) Oracle Database
4 4 (11.43%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (11.43%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (8.57%) RDBMS
6 2 (5.71%) NoSQL
7 1 (2.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (2.86%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 11 (31.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.71%) Subversion
2 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.86%) JIRA
3 1 (2.86%) JUnit
3 1 (2.86%) NUnit
General
1 4 (11.43%) Advertising
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.71%) Retail
4 1 (2.86%) Back Office
4 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (71.43%) HTML
2 23 (65.71%) CSS
3 22 (62.86%) .NET
3 22 (62.86%) jQuery
4 21 (60.00%) ASP.NET
5 20 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (28.57%) Ajax
6 10 (28.57%) HTML5
7 9 (25.71%) Hibernate
8 7 (20.00%) .NET Framework
8 7 (20.00%) SOAP
9 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 6 (17.14%) REST
9 6 (17.14%) Spring
9 6 (17.14%) Web Services
10 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 5 (14.29%) WCF
10 5 (14.29%) XML
11 4 (11.43%) NHibernate
11 4 (11.43%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.57%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.57%) Digital Media
2 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (8.57%) RIA
3 1 (2.86%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) Linux
2 5 (14.29%) Unix
3 4 (11.43%) Windows
4 3 (8.57%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (60.00%) MVC
2 18 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (31.43%) OO
4 8 (22.86%) Software Engineering
4 8 (22.86%) TDD
4 8 (22.86%) Web Development
5 7 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 6 (17.14%) Multithreading
7 5 (14.29%) Scrum
8 4 (11.43%) Automated Testing
8 4 (11.43%) Time Management
8 4 (11.43%) UML
9 3 (8.57%) Change Management
9 3 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (8.57%) SDLC
9 3 (8.57%) Service Management
9 3 (8.57%) Software Delivery
9 3 (8.57%) V-Model
10 2 (5.71%) SOA
10 2 (5.71%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (74.29%) JavaScript
2 24 (68.57%) C#
3 10 (28.57%) Java
4 7 (20.00%) SQL
5 3 (8.57%) C++
5 3 (8.57%) TypeScript
6 2 (5.71%) C
6 2 (5.71%) Perl
6 2 (5.71%) PHP
6 2 (5.71%) Python
7 1 (2.86%) Apex Code
7 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.86%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) QA
2 3 (8.57%) GAMP
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) Oracle
2 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.71%) Salesforce.com