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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 112 85 53
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 27 49 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.08% 2.15% 4.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 2.29% 4.68%
Number of salaries quoted 26 47 87
Average salary £46,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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
2283 2140 1900
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 91.54% 93.78% 93.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1614 1701 1599
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 2 September 2014.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Reading

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 2 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 51 (60.00%) .NET
2 47 (55.29%) JavaScript
3 45 (52.94%) C#
4 43 (50.59%) HTML
4 43 (50.59%) CSS
5 41 (48.24%) SQL Server
6 32 (37.65%) ASP.NET
7 26 (30.59%) SQL
7 26 (30.59%) jQuery
8 18 (21.18%) MVC
9 17 (20.00%) Degree
9 17 (20.00%) Computer Science
10 16 (18.82%) Software Engineering
11 15 (17.65%) WCF
11 15 (17.65%) Time Management
12 14 (16.47%) C++
13 13 (15.29%) VB.NET
13 13 (15.29%) Linux
13 13 (15.29%) Microsoft
14 11 (12.94%) Windows
14 11 (12.94%) MS Excel
15 10 (11.76%) PHP
15 10 (11.76%) Scrum
15 10 (11.76%) Ajax
15 10 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
15 10 (11.76%) HTML5
16 9 (10.59%) LINQ
16 9 (10.59%) Agile Software Development
16 9 (10.59%) MySQL
16 9 (10.59%) XML

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 (4.71%) Apache
1 4 (4.71%) Drupal
2 2 (2.35%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.35%) Node.js
3 1 (1.18%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.18%) Alfresco
3 1 (1.18%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.18%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (1.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (12.94%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.53%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.53%) SaaS
2 1 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.35%) Broadband
2 1 (1.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (48.24%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.59%) MySQL
3 8 (9.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (8.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (5.88%) DTS
6 4 (4.71%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (3.53%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (3.53%) Oracle Database
8 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.18%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (9.41%) Visual Studio
2 8 (9.41%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.71%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.53%) Subversion
5 1 (1.18%) MSBuild
5 1 (1.18%) Emacs
General
1 8 (9.41%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.88%) Automotive
3 4 (4.71%) Finance
3 4 (4.71%) Marketing
4 2 (2.35%) Banking
5 1 (1.18%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.18%) Advertising
5 1 (1.18%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (60.00%) .NET
2 43 (50.59%) CSS
2 43 (50.59%) HTML
3 32 (37.65%) ASP.NET
4 26 (30.59%) jQuery
5 15 (17.65%) WCF
6 10 (11.76%) HTML5
6 10 (11.76%) Ajax
7 9 (10.59%) XML
7 9 (10.59%) LINQ
8 7 (8.24%) .NET Framework
8 7 (8.24%) CSS3
9 6 (7.06%) Web Services
10 5 (5.88%) J2EE
10 5 (5.88%) LAMP
10 5 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (4.71%) Sass
11 4 (4.71%) WinForms
11 4 (4.71%) JSON
11 4 (4.71%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.88%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.53%) Open Source
4 2 (2.35%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.18%) New Media
5 1 (1.18%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.18%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (1.18%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.18%) MPEG
5 1 (1.18%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 13 (15.29%) Linux
2 11 (12.94%) Windows
3 2 (2.35%) UNIX
4 1 (1.18%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.18%) Android
4 1 (1.18%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (21.18%) MVC
2 16 (18.82%) Software Engineering
3 15 (17.65%) Time Management
4 10 (11.76%) Scrum
5 9 (10.59%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (10.59%) OO
6 7 (8.24%) Unit Testing
7 6 (7.06%) OOP
7 6 (7.06%) Mentoring
8 5 (5.88%) SOA
8 5 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (4.71%) Web Development
9 4 (4.71%) MVVM
9 4 (4.71%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (4.71%) CRM
9 4 (4.71%) Coaching
10 3 (3.53%) OO PHP
10 3 (3.53%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (3.53%) OOD
10 3 (3.53%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (55.29%) JavaScript
2 45 (52.94%) C#
3 26 (30.59%) SQL
4 14 (16.47%) C++
5 13 (15.29%) VB.NET
6 10 (11.76%) PHP
7 8 (9.41%) Java
8 7 (8.24%) Perl
9 4 (4.71%) Python
10 3 (3.53%) Shell Script
10 3 (3.53%) PHP5
10 3 (3.53%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.18%) VB
11 1 (1.18%) C
11 1 (1.18%) Ruby
11 1 (1.18%) XPath
Qualifications
1 17 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.18%) Varnish
Vendors
1 13 (15.29%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.24%) Oracle
3 3 (3.53%) Zend
4 1 (1.18%) JBoss
4 1 (1.18%) IBM
4 1 (1.18%) BEA
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