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 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 Developer
Rank 109 71 53
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 32 71 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.24% 2.87% 4.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.36% 3.08% 4.28%
Number of salaries quoted 32 64 80
Average salary £45,000 £51,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.19% +7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £41,800
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £63,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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
2352 2303 1914
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 91.06% 93.13% 95.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1572 1813 1592
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £67,500
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 24 October 2014.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Reading

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 59 (71.08%) JavaScript
2 55 (66.27%) HTML
3 54 (65.06%) .NET
3 54 (65.06%) CSS
4 49 (59.04%) C#
5 39 (46.99%) ASP.NET
6 34 (40.96%) SQL Server
6 34 (40.96%) jQuery
7 33 (39.76%) SQL
8 28 (33.73%) MVC
9 23 (27.71%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (20.48%) Visual Studio
10 17 (20.48%) XML
11 16 (19.28%) Git (software)
12 15 (18.07%) HTML5
12 15 (18.07%) Microsoft
13 14 (16.87%) OO
13 14 (16.87%) Team Foundation Server
13 14 (16.87%) WCF
14 13 (15.66%) Time Management
14 13 (15.66%) Telecoms
15 11 (13.25%) Software Engineering
15 11 (13.25%) Linux
15 11 (13.25%) VB.NET
15 11 (13.25%) PHP
15 11 (13.25%) Ajax
16 10 (12.05%) LINQ
16 10 (12.05%) MySQL
16 10 (12.05%) Finance
17 9 (10.84%) Java

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 5 (6.02%) Apache
1 5 (6.02%) CMS
2 4 (4.82%) Drupal
2 4 (4.82%) Umbraco
2 4 (4.82%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (3.61%) Node.js
3 3 (3.61%) IIS
4 2 (2.41%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.20%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.20%) JBoss
5 1 (1.20%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.20%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.20%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (1.20%) Alfresco
5 1 (1.20%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (8.43%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.82%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.20%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (6.02%) PaaS
2 3 (3.61%) SaaS
3 1 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.41%) Broadband
2 1 (1.20%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (40.96%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.05%) MySQL
3 6 (7.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (7.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (6.02%) DTS
5 4 (4.82%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (4.82%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.41%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (20.48%) Visual Studio
2 16 (19.28%) Git (software)
3 14 (16.87%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (8.43%) Mercurial
5 5 (6.02%) Subversion
5 5 (6.02%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.41%) MSBuild
7 1 (1.20%) NuGet
7 1 (1.20%) Emacs
7 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 13 (15.66%) Telecoms
2 10 (12.05%) Finance
3 6 (7.23%) Banking
4 5 (6.02%) Marketing
5 4 (4.82%) Automotive
6 2 (2.41%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.20%) Retail
7 1 (1.20%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (66.27%) HTML
2 54 (65.06%) .NET
2 54 (65.06%) CSS
3 39 (46.99%) ASP.NET
4 34 (40.96%) jQuery
5 17 (20.48%) XML
6 15 (18.07%) HTML5
7 14 (16.87%) WCF
8 11 (13.25%) Ajax
9 10 (12.05%) LINQ
10 9 (10.84%) .NET Framework
10 9 (10.84%) CSS3
11 8 (9.64%) Web Services
12 7 (8.43%) XSLT
12 7 (8.43%) KnockoutJS
13 6 (7.23%) ASP.NET MVC
14 5 (6.02%) REST
14 5 (6.02%) Backbone.js
14 5 (6.02%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 5 (6.02%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.84%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.02%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.61%) Open Source
4 2 (2.41%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.41%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (2.41%) MPEG
4 2 (2.41%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.20%) FMCG
5 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.20%) User Experience
5 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.25%) Linux
2 6 (7.23%) Windows
3 2 (2.41%) UNIX
3 2 (2.41%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.20%) Android
4 1 (1.20%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (33.73%) MVC
2 23 (27.71%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (16.87%) OO
4 13 (15.66%) Time Management
5 11 (13.25%) Software Engineering
6 9 (10.84%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (8.43%) Scrum
7 7 (8.43%) Mentoring
8 6 (7.23%) OOP
9 5 (6.02%) Content Management
9 5 (6.02%) Web Development
10 4 (4.82%) Unit Testing
10 4 (4.82%) CRM
10 4 (4.82%) OOD
10 4 (4.82%) SOA
10 4 (4.82%) Project Management
10 4 (4.82%) SEO
10 4 (4.82%) Coaching
10 4 (4.82%) Responsive Web Design
10 4 (4.82%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 59 (71.08%) JavaScript
2 49 (59.04%) C#
3 33 (39.76%) SQL
4 11 (13.25%) PHP
4 11 (13.25%) VB.NET
5 9 (10.84%) Java
6 7 (8.43%) C++
7 4 (4.82%) Python
7 4 (4.82%) Shell Script
7 4 (4.82%) PHP5
7 4 (4.82%) Perl
8 3 (3.61%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.41%) C
9 2 (2.41%) XPath
10 1 (1.20%) VBScript
10 1 (1.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (10.84%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.20%) Varnish
Vendors
1 15 (18.07%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.82%) Oracle
2 4 (4.82%) Zend
2 4 (4.82%) Sitecore
3 3 (3.61%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.20%) IBM
4 1 (1.20%) BEA
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