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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Developer
Rank 164 210 215
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 51 16 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.00% 0.27% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 0.29% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 37 16 12
Average salary £55,000 £48,500 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.40% -0.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £65,000 £53,750
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+10.46% +1.17%
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
4780 5436 5109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.02% 92.83% 93.06%
Number of salaries quoted 3738 3783 3996
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 £26,000 £25,783
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +19 21 £52,500 +11.11% 1
Wokingham +8 17 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Bracknell +20 4 - - 1
Newbury +9 3 £52,500 +10.52%
Windsor - 2 £50,000 -
Hungerford - 1 £40,000 -
Senior Software Developer
South East

Senior Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 74 (94.87%) C#
2 70 (89.74%) .NET
3 64 (82.05%) SQL Server
4 62 (79.49%) JavaScript
5 59 (75.64%) ASP.NET
6 53 (67.95%) jQuery
7 52 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 51 (65.38%) HTML
9 50 (64.10%) CSS
10 39 (50.00%) MVC
11 36 (46.15%) Windows
12 34 (43.59%) HTML5
13 27 (34.62%) Oracle
13 27 (34.62%) SQL
13 27 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
14 25 (32.05%) Team Foundation Server
15 20 (25.64%) Degree
15 20 (25.64%) OO
16 19 (24.36%) GAMP
16 19 (24.36%) V-Model
17 18 (23.08%) TypeScript
17 18 (23.08%) Microsoft
17 18 (23.08%) .NET Framework
17 18 (23.08%) Unit Testing
18 17 (21.79%) TDD
19 16 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
20 14 (17.95%) ASP.NET MVC 4
20 14 (17.95%) Web Services
21 13 (16.67%) QA
21 13 (16.67%) BDD

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (14.10%) IIS
2 8 (10.26%) Apache
3 4 (5.13%) WordPress
4 2 (2.56%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (2.56%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.28%) Commerce Server
5 1 (1.28%) CMS
5 1 (1.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (7.69%) MS Office
2 2 (2.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.85%) SaaS
2 1 (1.28%) IaaS
2 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.82%) Internet
2 3 (3.85%) GSM
2 3 (3.85%) UMTS
2 3 (3.85%) LTE
3 1 (1.28%) SMTP
3 1 (1.28%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (82.05%) SQL Server
2 12 (15.38%) Oracle Database 10g
2 12 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
2 12 (15.38%) Oracle Database
3 11 (14.10%) NoSQL
4 9 (11.54%) MySQL
5 8 (10.26%) MongoDB
5 8 (10.26%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (5.13%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (5.13%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (3.85%) DTS
8 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (2.56%) RavenDB
9 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 25 (32.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.85%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.56%) Subversion
3 2 (2.56%) JIRA
3 2 (2.56%) NuGet
4 1 (1.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (15.38%) Finance
2 11 (14.10%) Manufacturing
3 8 (10.26%) Legal
4 5 (6.41%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.85%) Retail
6 2 (2.56%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.28%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (89.74%) .NET
2 59 (75.64%) ASP.NET
3 53 (67.95%) jQuery
4 52 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 51 (65.38%) HTML
6 50 (64.10%) CSS
7 34 (43.59%) HTML5
8 18 (23.08%) .NET Framework
9 14 (17.95%) Web Services
9 14 (17.95%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 12 (15.38%) JSON
10 12 (15.38%) Ajax
10 12 (15.38%) RabbitMQ
11 9 (11.54%) Backbone.js
11 9 (11.54%) NHibernate
11 9 (11.54%) Hibernate
11 9 (11.54%) AngularJS
12 8 (10.26%) Express
12 8 (10.26%) Ruby on Rails
12 8 (10.26%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (10.26%) Computer Science
3 8 (10.26%) RIA
4 7 (8.97%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.56%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.28%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.28%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 36 (46.15%) Windows
2 9 (11.54%) Linux
3 8 (10.26%) Mac OS X
4 4 (5.13%) Android
4 4 (5.13%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.28%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (50.00%) MVC
2 27 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (25.64%) OO
4 19 (24.36%) V-Model
5 18 (23.08%) Unit Testing
6 17 (21.79%) TDD
7 13 (16.67%) BDD
8 12 (15.38%) Multithreading
8 12 (15.38%) Web Development
9 9 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (11.54%) Scrum
10 8 (10.26%) Software Engineering
10 8 (10.26%) Time Management
11 6 (7.69%) User Stories
12 4 (5.13%) Android Development
12 4 (5.13%) iOS Development
12 4 (5.13%) Responsive Web Design
12 4 (5.13%) Software Architecture
12 4 (5.13%) MVVM
12 4 (5.13%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 74 (94.87%) C#
2 62 (79.49%) JavaScript
3 27 (34.62%) SQL
4 18 (23.08%) TypeScript
5 11 (14.10%) C++
6 10 (12.82%) Java
6 10 (12.82%) VB.NET
7 9 (11.54%) Python
7 9 (11.54%) C
8 8 (10.26%) PHP
8 8 (10.26%) T-SQL
8 8 (10.26%) Objective-C
8 8 (10.26%) Ruby
9 3 (3.85%) VB
10 1 (1.28%) Perl
10 1 (1.28%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.28%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.28%) VC++
Qualifications
1 20 (25.64%) Degree
2 1 (1.28%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (24.36%) GAMP
2 13 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.28%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 27 (34.62%) Oracle
2 18 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.13%) LANDesk
4 2 (2.56%) EPiServer
4 2 (2.56%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.28%) Twitter
5 1 (1.28%) Adobe
5 1 (1.28%) Websense
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