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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 80 46 39
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 58 118 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.44% 5.05% 5.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.59% 5.51% 5.57%
Number of salaries quoted 55 107 103
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £60,000 £55,000
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
2239 2143 1868
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.04% 91.78% 95.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1541 1641 1599
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £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 26 January 2015.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Reading

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 55 (61.11%) MVC
2 54 (60.00%) .NET
3 53 (58.89%) C#
4 52 (57.78%) JavaScript
5 46 (51.11%) ASP.NET
6 45 (50.00%) HTML
7 39 (43.33%) CSS
8 33 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (30.00%) SQL
10 26 (28.89%) ASP.NET MVC
11 25 (27.78%) Web Services
12 24 (26.67%) Java
12 24 (26.67%) Software Engineering
13 23 (25.56%) SQL Server
14 22 (24.44%) jQuery
15 19 (21.11%) Microsoft
16 17 (18.89%) Git (software)
17 16 (17.78%) .NET Framework
17 16 (17.78%) Visual Studio
18 15 (16.67%) OO
18 15 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 14 (15.56%) KnockoutJS
19 14 (15.56%) Finance
20 13 (14.44%) Web Application Development
20 13 (14.44%) HTML5
21 12 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
21 12 (13.33%) XML
22 11 (12.22%) J2EE
22 11 (12.22%) MySQL
22 11 (12.22%) Continuous Integration

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 8 (8.89%) CMS
2 6 (6.67%) Umbraco
2 6 (6.67%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (4.44%) Apache
4 3 (3.33%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.33%) IIS
5 2 (2.22%) JBoss
5 2 (2.22%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.11%) Node.js
6 1 (1.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (7.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.11%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (6.67%) PaaS
3 4 (4.44%) SaaS
4 1 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.11%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (25.56%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.22%) MySQL
3 6 (6.67%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.44%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.33%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.22%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.22%) RavenDB
6 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.22%) CouchDB
6 2 (2.22%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.11%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (1.11%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 17 (18.89%) Git (software)
2 16 (17.78%) Visual Studio
3 12 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (10.00%) Subversion
5 8 (8.89%) Mercurial
6 4 (4.44%) Jenkins
7 3 (3.33%) MSBuild
7 3 (3.33%) NuGet
8 2 (2.22%) PeopleTools
9 1 (1.11%) Eclipse RCP
9 1 (1.11%) SpecFlow
9 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (1.11%) NSubstitute
9 1 (1.11%) Rhino Mocks
9 1 (1.11%) Mocha
9 1 (1.11%) Hudson
9 1 (1.11%) ReSharper
9 1 (1.11%) Eclipse
General
1 14 (15.56%) Finance
2 9 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.67%) Banking
4 2 (2.22%) Retail
4 2 (2.22%) Multimedia
4 2 (2.22%) Marketing
4 2 (2.22%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (60.00%) .NET
2 46 (51.11%) ASP.NET
3 45 (50.00%) HTML
4 39 (43.33%) CSS
5 26 (28.89%) ASP.NET MVC
6 25 (27.78%) Web Services
7 22 (24.44%) jQuery
8 16 (17.78%) .NET Framework
9 15 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 14 (15.56%) KnockoutJS
11 13 (14.44%) HTML5
12 12 (13.33%) XML
13 11 (12.22%) J2EE
13 11 (12.22%) AngularJS
14 10 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 10 (11.11%) WPF
14 10 (11.11%) Hibernate
14 10 (11.11%) Spring
15 9 (10.00%) WCF
16 8 (8.89%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.44%) Mobile App
2 4 (4.44%) User Experience
3 3 (3.33%) Open Source
4 2 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.22%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (2.22%) Device Driver
4 2 (2.22%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.22%) MPEG
5 1 (1.11%) W3C
5 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.11%) Web 2.0
5 1 (1.11%) Streaming Music
5 1 (1.11%) FMCG
5 1 (1.11%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.11%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.00%) Linux
2 5 (5.56%) Windows
3 4 (4.44%) UNIX
4 2 (2.22%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (61.11%) MVC
2 33 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (26.67%) Software Engineering
4 15 (16.67%) OO
5 13 (14.44%) Web Application Development
6 11 (12.22%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (11.11%) Web Development
8 8 (8.89%) TDD
9 7 (7.78%) Scrum
10 6 (6.67%) Content Management
10 6 (6.67%) Unit Testing
10 6 (6.67%) BDD
11 5 (5.56%) System Testing
11 5 (5.56%) OOD
11 5 (5.56%) OOA/OOD
12 4 (4.44%) SOA
12 4 (4.44%) E-Commerce
12 4 (4.44%) Multithreading
12 4 (4.44%) Responsive Web Design
13 3 (3.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 53 (58.89%) C#
2 52 (57.78%) JavaScript
3 27 (30.00%) SQL
4 24 (26.67%) Java
5 6 (6.67%) PHP
6 5 (5.56%) PL/SQL
6 5 (5.56%) C
6 5 (5.56%) C++
6 5 (5.56%) T-SQL
6 5 (5.56%) Python
7 4 (4.44%) Shell Script
8 3 (3.33%) Ruby
8 3 (3.33%) PHP5
8 3 (3.33%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.22%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.22%) XPath
9 2 (2.22%) Perl
10 1 (1.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.22%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (21.11%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.67%) Oracle
2 6 (6.67%) Sitecore
3 5 (5.56%) DevExpress
3 5 (5.56%) Telerik
3 5 (5.56%) EPiServer
4 3 (3.33%) Zend
4 3 (3.33%) SaltStack
5 1 (1.11%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.11%) SAP
5 1 (1.11%) ATG
Reading, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum GBP 45 - 55K +Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Reading
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 22 days ago