The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 96 97 43
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -54
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 44 45 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.85% 1.96% 4.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.01% 2.07% 5.15%
Number of salaries quoted 41 43 105
Average salary £46,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Job Titles Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2191 2169 2059
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 92.21% 94.43% 93.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1549 1727 1749
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Senior Developer
Berkshire

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 30 July 2014.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Reading

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 74 (66.67%) .NET
2 68 (61.26%) C#
3 58 (52.25%) SQL Server
4 53 (47.75%) JavaScript
5 49 (44.14%) HTML
6 48 (43.24%) ASP.NET
7 47 (42.34%) CSS
8 35 (31.53%) jQuery
9 26 (23.42%) SQL
10 22 (19.82%) Degree
11 21 (18.92%) Computer Science
11 21 (18.92%) WCF
11 21 (18.92%) MVC
12 18 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (16.22%) C++
12 18 (16.22%) Linux
13 17 (15.32%) Software Engineering
14 15 (13.51%) Ajax
14 15 (13.51%) VB.NET
14 15 (13.51%) Microsoft
14 15 (13.51%) Time Management
15 14 (12.61%) Windows
15 14 (12.61%) Finance
16 13 (11.71%) Java
16 13 (11.71%) MS Excel
17 12 (10.81%) SaaS
17 12 (10.81%) LINQ
18 11 (9.91%) Team Foundation Server
18 11 (9.91%) HTML5
18 11 (9.91%) XML

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (3.60%) Apache
1 4 (3.60%) Drupal
2 3 (2.70%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.80%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.80%) Node.js
4 1 (0.90%) Alfresco
4 1 (0.90%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.90%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.90%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (0.90%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (11.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.70%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.81%) SaaS
2 3 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.90%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.80%) Broadband
2 1 (0.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (52.25%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (8.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (7.21%) MySQL
5 5 (4.50%) DTS
6 4 (3.60%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (3.60%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.70%) Riak
7 3 (2.70%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (2.70%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.70%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (9.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (8.11%) Visual Studio
3 6 (5.41%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.60%) Ant
5 3 (2.70%) Subversion
6 2 (1.80%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.90%) Emacs
General
1 14 (12.61%) Finance
2 5 (4.50%) Automotive
2 5 (4.50%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.60%) Marketing
4 2 (1.80%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.80%) Publishing
5 1 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (66.67%) .NET
2 49 (44.14%) HTML
3 48 (43.24%) ASP.NET
4 47 (42.34%) CSS
5 35 (31.53%) jQuery
6 21 (18.92%) WCF
7 15 (13.51%) Ajax
8 12 (10.81%) LINQ
9 11 (9.91%) HTML5
9 11 (9.91%) XML
10 10 (9.01%) Web Services
11 9 (8.11%) WPF
12 8 (7.21%) CSS3
13 7 (6.31%) .NET Framework
13 7 (6.31%) JSON
13 7 (6.31%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (6.31%) WinForms
14 6 (5.41%) NHibernate
14 6 (5.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 5 (4.50%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (18.92%) Computer Science
2 6 (5.41%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.70%) Open Source
4 2 (1.80%) Physics
4 2 (1.80%) New Media
5 1 (0.90%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.90%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.90%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (0.90%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.90%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.90%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (16.22%) Linux
2 14 (12.61%) Windows
3 5 (4.50%) UNIX
4 1 (0.90%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.90%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (18.92%) MVC
2 18 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (15.32%) Software Engineering
4 15 (13.51%) Time Management
5 11 (9.91%) Scrum
6 10 (9.01%) OO
6 10 (9.01%) Unit Testing
7 7 (6.31%) TDD
8 6 (5.41%) OOP
9 5 (4.50%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (4.50%) Waterfall
9 5 (4.50%) Web Development
9 5 (4.50%) SOA
10 4 (3.60%) ETL
10 4 (3.60%) CRM
10 4 (3.60%) MVVM
10 4 (3.60%) Software Architecture
10 4 (3.60%) Data Protection
10 4 (3.60%) Responsive Web Design
11 3 (2.70%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 68 (61.26%) C#
2 53 (47.75%) JavaScript
3 26 (23.42%) SQL
4 18 (16.22%) C++
5 15 (13.51%) VB.NET
6 13 (11.71%) Java
7 9 (8.11%) PHP
8 8 (7.21%) Python
9 6 (5.41%) Perl
10 2 (1.80%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.80%) PHP5
11 1 (0.90%) VB
11 1 (0.90%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.90%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (19.82%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (0.90%) Varnish
Vendors
1 15 (13.51%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.31%) Oracle
3 2 (1.80%) Zend
4 1 (0.90%) JBoss
4 1 (0.90%) IBM
4 1 (0.90%) BEA
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