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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Developer
Rank 216 196 195
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 13 29 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.22% 0.49% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.52% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 13 29 26
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,700 £53,750 £75,000
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
5522 5536 5064
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.54% 93.23% 94.53%
Number of salaries quoted 3798 4229 4149
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014. 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
Maidenhead -9 5 £57,500 +53.33%
Wokingham - 3 £45,000 -
Reading -21 2 £43,500 -3.33%
Slough - 2 £70,750 -
Senior Software Developer
South East

Senior Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 (55.17%) SQL Server
1 16 (55.17%) Software Engineering
2 15 (51.72%) SQL
3 14 (48.28%) C#
3 14 (48.28%) C++
3 14 (48.28%) .NET
3 14 (48.28%) XML
4 13 (44.83%) Telecoms
5 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (41.38%) Finance
6 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
6 10 (34.48%) WPF
7 9 (31.03%) HTML
7 9 (31.03%) Oracle
7 9 (31.03%) Windows
7 9 (31.03%) OOD
8 8 (27.59%) E-Commerce
8 8 (27.59%) MVC
8 8 (27.59%) HTML5
9 7 (24.14%) Big Data
9 7 (24.14%) Retail
9 7 (24.14%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (24.14%) jQuery
9 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (24.14%) SOA
9 7 (24.14%) OO
9 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET
10 6 (20.69%) CSS
10 6 (20.69%) Linux
10 6 (20.69%) Web Services

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 (3.45%) Apache
1 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.45%) Alfresco
1 1 (3.45%) Liferay
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.45%) SaaS
1 1 (3.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
2 3 (10.34%) GSM
2 3 (10.34%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (55.17%) SQL Server
2 7 (24.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (24.14%) Big Data
3 5 (17.24%) Oracle Database
3 5 (17.24%) DTS
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.90%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.45%) Couchbase
5 1 (3.45%) Pentaho
5 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio
1 3 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (10.34%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.90%) MSBuild
2 2 (6.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.45%) IntelliJ
3 1 (3.45%) Subversion
3 1 (3.45%) Maven
3 1 (3.45%) JIRA
3 1 (3.45%) Gradle
3 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.45%) Hudson
General
1 13 (44.83%) Telecoms
2 12 (41.38%) Finance
3 7 (24.14%) Retail
4 2 (6.90%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (48.28%) .NET
1 14 (48.28%) XML
2 10 (34.48%) WPF
3 9 (31.03%) HTML
4 8 (27.59%) HTML5
5 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (24.14%) jQuery
5 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET
6 6 (20.69%) CSS
6 6 (20.69%) Web Services
6 6 (20.69%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 4 (13.79%) SOAP
7 4 (13.79%) STL
7 4 (13.79%) WSDL
8 3 (10.34%) Hibernate
8 3 (10.34%) XSLT
8 3 (10.34%) LINQ
8 3 (10.34%) .NET Framework
9 2 (6.90%) NHibernate
9 2 (6.90%) .NET Remoting
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.34%) User Experience
3 2 (6.90%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.90%) MPEG
3 2 (6.90%) Device Driver
4 1 (3.45%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (31.03%) Windows
2 6 (20.69%) Linux
3 2 (6.90%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (3.45%) Android
4 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.45%) Solaris
4 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) Software Engineering
2 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (31.03%) OOD
4 8 (27.59%) MVC
4 8 (27.59%) E-Commerce
5 7 (24.14%) SOA
5 7 (24.14%) OO
6 6 (20.69%) Multithreading
7 5 (17.24%) UML
8 4 (13.79%) Scrum
8 4 (13.79%) Low Latency
9 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (10.34%) MVVM
9 3 (10.34%) Web Development
10 2 (6.90%) Workflow
10 2 (6.90%) Code Coverage
10 2 (6.90%) BDD
10 2 (6.90%) V-Model
10 2 (6.90%) Performance Analysis
11 1 (3.45%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 15 (51.72%) SQL
2 14 (48.28%) C#
2 14 (48.28%) C++
3 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
4 5 (17.24%) VB
5 3 (10.34%) Java
5 3 (10.34%) Shell Script
6 2 (6.90%) XPath
6 2 (6.90%) C
6 2 (6.90%) Perl
6 2 (6.90%) VC++
6 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.45%) Python
7 1 (3.45%) PHP
7 1 (3.45%) Groovy
7 1 (3.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) GAMP
2 1 (3.45%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Oracle
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) Teradata
2 1 (3.45%) GigaSpaces
2 1 (3.45%) Zend