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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 121 84 54
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 20 54 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.80% 2.36% 4.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 2.53% 4.50%
Number of salaries quoted 19 53 81
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £65,000 £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
2295 2135 1866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 91.25% 93.15% 94.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1594 1694 1561
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 2014.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Reading

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 50 (60.24%) .NET
2 49 (59.04%) JavaScript
3 44 (53.01%) C#
3 44 (53.01%) HTML
3 44 (53.01%) CSS
4 40 (48.19%) SQL Server
5 35 (42.17%) ASP.NET
6 27 (32.53%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (32.53%) jQuery
7 26 (31.33%) SQL
8 18 (21.69%) MVC
9 17 (20.48%) Degree
9 17 (20.48%) Computer Science
10 15 (18.07%) WCF
10 15 (18.07%) Time Management
10 15 (18.07%) Software Engineering
11 14 (16.87%) C++
12 12 (14.46%) Microsoft
12 12 (14.46%) Linux
13 11 (13.25%) Visual Studio
13 11 (13.25%) VB.NET
13 11 (13.25%) HTML5
13 11 (13.25%) Team Foundation Server
14 10 (12.05%) Windows
14 10 (12.05%) XML
14 10 (12.05%) Ajax
15 9 (10.84%) Scrum
15 9 (10.84%) OO
15 9 (10.84%) MS Excel
15 9 (10.84%) PHP

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 4 (4.82%) Drupal
2 3 (3.61%) Apache
2 3 (3.61%) CMS
3 2 (2.41%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (2.41%) Node.js
3 2 (2.41%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.41%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.20%) Alfresco
4 1 (1.20%) WordPress
4 1 (1.20%) IIS
4 1 (1.20%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.20%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (1.20%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.20%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (10.84%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.82%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.20%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.41%) Broadband
2 1 (1.20%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (48.19%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.64%) MySQL
3 7 (8.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (7.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (6.02%) DTS
6 4 (4.82%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (3.61%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (3.61%) Oracle Database
8 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.20%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (13.25%) Visual Studio
1 11 (13.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (10.84%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.82%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.82%) Subversion
4 1 (1.20%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.20%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.20%) Emacs
General
1 8 (9.64%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.02%) Finance
2 5 (6.02%) Automotive
2 5 (6.02%) Marketing
3 2 (2.41%) Banking
4 1 (1.20%) Retail
4 1 (1.20%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.20%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (60.24%) .NET
2 44 (53.01%) CSS
2 44 (53.01%) HTML
3 35 (42.17%) ASP.NET
4 27 (32.53%) jQuery
5 15 (18.07%) WCF
6 11 (13.25%) HTML5
7 10 (12.05%) XML
7 10 (12.05%) Ajax
8 8 (9.64%) .NET Framework
8 8 (9.64%) CSS3
9 6 (7.23%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (7.23%) LINQ
10 5 (6.02%) WF
10 5 (6.02%) Web Services
10 5 (6.02%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 4 (4.82%) Sass
11 4 (4.82%) J2EE
11 4 (4.82%) WinForms
11 4 (4.82%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.48%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.02%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.61%) Open Source
4 2 (2.41%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.20%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.20%) FMCG
5 1 (1.20%) MPEG
5 1 (1.20%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.46%) Linux
2 10 (12.05%) Windows
3 2 (2.41%) UNIX
4 1 (1.20%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.20%) Android
4 1 (1.20%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (32.53%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (21.69%) MVC
3 15 (18.07%) Software Engineering
3 15 (18.07%) Time Management
4 9 (10.84%) Scrum
4 9 (10.84%) OO
5 8 (9.64%) Unit Testing
6 7 (8.43%) Mentoring
7 6 (7.23%) OOP
8 5 (6.02%) SOA
8 5 (6.02%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (4.82%) MVVM
9 4 (4.82%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (4.82%) CRM
9 4 (4.82%) SEO
9 4 (4.82%) Project Management
9 4 (4.82%) Coaching
10 3 (3.61%) OO PHP
10 3 (3.61%) OOD
10 3 (3.61%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (59.04%) JavaScript
2 44 (53.01%) C#
3 26 (31.33%) SQL
4 14 (16.87%) C++
5 11 (13.25%) VB.NET
6 9 (10.84%) PHP
7 7 (8.43%) Java
7 7 (8.43%) Perl
8 4 (4.82%) Python
9 3 (3.61%) Shell Script
9 3 (3.61%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.41%) PHP5
11 1 (1.20%) Ruby
11 1 (1.20%) XPath
11 1 (1.20%) VB
11 1 (1.20%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (20.48%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.20%) Varnish
Vendors
1 12 (14.46%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.43%) Oracle
3 2 (2.41%) Zend
3 2 (2.41%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.20%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.20%) JBoss
4 1 (1.20%) IBM
4 1 (1.20%) BEA
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