The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 53 75 70
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 103 73 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 4.12% 2.94% 3.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.45% 3.15% 3.40%
Number of salaries quoted 94 71 68
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £36,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Senior Developer
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2314 2315 2002
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 92.56% 93.16% 94.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1595 1726 1604
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 £25,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Developer in the job title across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the Reading region.

Senior Developer Salary Trend in Reading

Senior Developer
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the Reading region over the 3 months to 20 April 2015.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Reading

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Senior 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 Developer in their job title.

1 79 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 71 (44.94%) HTML
3 68 (43.04%) C#
3 68 (43.04%) .NET
4 65 (41.14%) Agile Software Development
5 62 (39.24%) Java
6 58 (36.71%) Web Services
6 58 (36.71%) MVC
7 57 (36.08%) ASP.NET
7 57 (36.08%) CSS
8 54 (34.18%) jQuery
9 46 (29.11%) MySQL
10 43 (27.22%) HTML5
11 42 (26.58%) Spring
12 41 (25.95%) SQL Server
13 37 (23.42%) OO
13 37 (23.42%) ASP.NET MVC
14 36 (22.78%) J2EE
15 34 (21.52%) SQL
16 32 (20.25%) Git (software)
17 31 (19.62%) CSS3
18 29 (18.35%) Software Engineering
19 28 (17.72%) Hibernate
20 26 (16.46%) Linux
20 26 (16.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 25 (15.82%) PHP
22 24 (15.19%) Microsoft
23 23 (14.56%) Subversion
24 22 (13.92%) SOA
24 22 (13.92%) AngularJS

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Senior 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (11.39%) Apache
2 11 (6.96%) CMS
3 9 (5.70%) Umbraco
3 9 (5.70%) Sitecore CMS
4 7 (4.43%) WebLogic
5 6 (3.80%) JBoss
5 6 (3.80%) Tomcat
5 6 (3.80%) Kentico
6 4 (2.53%) Liferay
6 4 (2.53%) WebLogic Portal
6 4 (2.53%) WebSphere
6 4 (2.53%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (1.90%) Node.js
8 1 (0.63%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.63%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (8.23%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.96%) SaaS
2 6 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.80%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.90%) PaaS
4 1 (0.63%) Heroku
4 1 (0.63%) GitHub
4 1 (0.63%) IaaS
4 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.90%) HTTP
2 1 (0.63%) Internet
2 1 (0.63%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (29.11%) MySQL
2 41 (25.95%) SQL Server
3 15 (9.49%) NoSQL
4 11 (6.96%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (4.43%) MongoDB
5 7 (4.43%) Riak
6 5 (3.16%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (2.53%) Hadoop
7 4 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.90%) RavenDB
9 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.27%) CouchDB
9 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.27%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.27%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.63%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 32 (20.25%) Git (software)
2 23 (14.56%) Subversion
3 19 (12.03%) Maven
4 13 (8.23%) Jenkins
5 12 (7.59%) Eclipse
6 11 (6.96%) Ant
7 8 (5.06%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (4.43%) Visual Studio
9 4 (2.53%) Log4j
10 3 (1.90%) NuGet
10 3 (1.90%) PHPUnit
11 2 (1.27%) Mercurial
11 2 (1.27%) PeopleTools
11 2 (1.27%) JIRA
11 2 (1.27%) MSBuild
12 1 (0.63%) Eclipse RCP
12 1 (0.63%) SpecFlow
12 1 (0.63%) Behat
12 1 (0.63%) NSubstitute
12 1 (0.63%) ReSharper
General
1 15 (9.49%) Finance
2 12 (7.59%) Advertising
3 8 (5.06%) Marketing
4 6 (3.80%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.16%) Retail
6 1 (0.63%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.63%) Banking
6 1 (0.63%) French Language
6 1 (0.63%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (44.94%) HTML
2 68 (43.04%) .NET
3 58 (36.71%) Web Services
4 57 (36.08%) ASP.NET
4 57 (36.08%) CSS
5 54 (34.18%) jQuery
6 43 (27.22%) HTML5
7 42 (26.58%) Spring
8 37 (23.42%) ASP.NET MVC
9 36 (22.78%) J2EE
10 31 (19.62%) CSS3
11 28 (17.72%) Hibernate
12 26 (16.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 22 (13.92%) AngularJS
14 20 (12.66%) REST
14 20 (12.66%) GWT
14 20 (12.66%) .NET Framework
15 17 (10.76%) Spring Security
16 14 (8.86%) Entity Framework
17 13 (8.23%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.03%) Computer Science
2 12 (7.59%) User Experience
3 10 (6.33%) Open Source
4 7 (4.43%) Mobile App
5 6 (3.80%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (3.80%) Client/Server
6 5 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.16%) Data Structures
7 4 (2.53%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.27%) W3C
9 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.63%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.63%) Streaming Media
9 1 (0.63%) Web 2.0
9 1 (0.63%) Streaming Music
9 1 (0.63%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.63%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.63%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.63%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 26 (16.46%) Linux
2 19 (12.03%) Windows
3 7 (4.43%) UNIX
4 2 (1.27%) Android
5 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.63%) Windows Phone 8
5 1 (0.63%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.63%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (41.14%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (36.71%) MVC
3 37 (23.42%) OO
4 29 (18.35%) Software Engineering
5 22 (13.92%) SOA
6 18 (11.39%) Scrum
7 17 (10.76%) TDD
8 16 (10.13%) Web Development
9 14 (8.86%) Web Application Development
10 13 (8.23%) Unit Testing
11 12 (7.59%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (7.59%) Multithreading
12 11 (6.96%) System Testing
13 9 (5.70%) OOA/OOD
13 9 (5.70%) Content Management
14 8 (5.06%) OO PHP
15 7 (4.43%) Document Management
15 7 (4.43%) BDD
15 7 (4.43%) OOP
15 7 (4.43%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 79 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 68 (43.04%) C#
3 62 (39.24%) Java
4 34 (21.52%) SQL
5 25 (15.82%) PHP
6 11 (6.96%) PL/SQL
7 9 (5.70%) T-SQL
7 9 (5.70%) Python
8 7 (4.43%) Shell Script
9 5 (3.16%) XPath
10 4 (2.53%) Ruby
10 4 (2.53%) XQuery
10 4 (2.53%) C
10 4 (2.53%) C++
11 2 (1.27%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.27%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.63%) Golang
12 1 (0.63%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.63%) Scala
Qualifications
1 18 (11.39%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.06%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.63%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (2.53%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 24 (15.19%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.59%) Oracle
3 9 (5.70%) Sitecore
4 5 (3.16%) DevExpress
4 5 (3.16%) Telerik
4 5 (3.16%) Genesys
5 4 (2.53%) VMware
6 3 (1.90%) SaltStack
6 3 (1.90%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.63%) Twitter
7 1 (0.63%) ATG
7 1 (0.63%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.63%) SAP
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