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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 76 46 48
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 65 107 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.76% 4.80% 5.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.97% 5.19% 5.42%
Number of salaries quoted 60 104 103
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,250 £55,000 £60,000
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
2189 2063 1901
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 92.99% 92.51% 94.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1536 1582 1600
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,800 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,000 £65,000
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 4 March 2015.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Reading

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 64 (55.17%) JavaScript
2 63 (54.31%) .NET
3 62 (53.45%) C#
3 62 (53.45%) MVC
4 56 (48.28%) HTML
4 56 (48.28%) ASP.NET
5 50 (43.10%) CSS
6 42 (36.21%) Agile Software Development
7 36 (31.03%) Web Services
8 35 (30.17%) Java
9 34 (29.31%) jQuery
9 34 (29.31%) ASP.NET MVC
10 30 (25.86%) SQL Server
11 29 (25.00%) SQL
12 22 (18.97%) Software Engineering
12 22 (18.97%) MySQL
12 22 (18.97%) HTML5
12 22 (18.97%) Spring
13 21 (18.10%) Git (software)
13 21 (18.10%) J2EE
14 20 (17.24%) OO
14 20 (17.24%) Microsoft
15 16 (13.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 16 (13.79%) .NET Framework
16 15 (12.93%) Web Application Development
16 15 (12.93%) Visual Studio
16 15 (12.93%) Subversion
16 15 (12.93%) Finance
17 14 (12.07%) Hibernate
17 14 (12.07%) CSS3

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 10 (8.62%) CMS
2 9 (7.76%) Apache
3 7 (6.03%) Sitecore CMS
3 7 (6.03%) Umbraco
4 4 (3.45%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.59%) Node.js
5 3 (2.59%) IIS
5 3 (2.59%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.59%) JBoss
6 1 (0.86%) Kentico
6 1 (0.86%) Liferay
6 1 (0.86%) WordPress
6 1 (0.86%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.86%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 8 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.86%) MS Office
2 1 (0.86%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (6.90%) SaaS
2 6 (5.17%) PaaS
3 1 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.86%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.59%) HTTP
2 1 (0.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (25.86%) SQL Server
2 22 (18.97%) MySQL
3 6 (5.17%) NoSQL
4 5 (4.31%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.59%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.59%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.72%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.72%) RavenDB
6 2 (1.72%) CouchDB
6 2 (1.72%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.86%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.86%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.86%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 21 (18.10%) Git (software)
2 15 (12.93%) Visual Studio
2 15 (12.93%) Subversion
3 12 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (6.90%) Mercurial
5 4 (3.45%) Eclipse
6 3 (2.59%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.59%) NuGet
7 2 (1.72%) PeopleTools
7 2 (1.72%) Maven
7 2 (1.72%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.86%) NSubstitute
8 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.86%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.86%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (0.86%) Mocha
8 1 (0.86%) JBehave
8 1 (0.86%) Hudson
8 1 (0.86%) Eclipse RCP
8 1 (0.86%) SpecFlow
General
1 15 (12.93%) Finance
2 6 (5.17%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.45%) Banking
3 4 (3.45%) Advertising
4 3 (2.59%) Marketing
4 3 (2.59%) Retail
5 1 (0.86%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (54.31%) .NET
2 56 (48.28%) HTML
2 56 (48.28%) ASP.NET
3 50 (43.10%) CSS
4 36 (31.03%) Web Services
5 34 (29.31%) jQuery
5 34 (29.31%) ASP.NET MVC
6 22 (18.97%) HTML5
6 22 (18.97%) Spring
7 21 (18.10%) J2EE
8 16 (13.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 16 (13.79%) .NET Framework
9 14 (12.07%) Hibernate
9 14 (12.07%) CSS3
9 14 (12.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 13 (11.21%) KnockoutJS
11 12 (10.34%) WCF
11 12 (10.34%) GWT
11 12 (10.34%) ASP.NET Web API
12 11 (9.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.03%) User Experience
2 6 (5.17%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.45%) Open Source
4 3 (2.59%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.59%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.72%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.86%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.86%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.86%) FMCG
6 1 (0.86%) Streaming Music
6 1 (0.86%) Web 2.0
6 1 (0.86%) W3C
6 1 (0.86%) MPEG
6 1 (0.86%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.86%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.34%) Linux
2 11 (9.48%) Windows
3 4 (3.45%) UNIX
4 2 (1.72%) Android
5 1 (0.86%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.86%) Windows Phone 8
5 1 (0.86%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.86%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (53.45%) MVC
2 42 (36.21%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (18.97%) Software Engineering
4 20 (17.24%) OO
5 15 (12.93%) Web Application Development
6 13 (11.21%) Web Development
7 11 (9.48%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (8.62%) TDD
8 10 (8.62%) SOA
9 7 (6.03%) Content Management
10 6 (5.17%) OOP
10 6 (5.17%) OOA/OOD
10 6 (5.17%) Unit Testing
10 6 (5.17%) System Testing
10 6 (5.17%) BDD
11 5 (4.31%) Time Management
11 5 (4.31%) Multithreading
11 5 (4.31%) OOD
11 5 (4.31%) Scrum
12 4 (3.45%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 64 (55.17%) JavaScript
2 62 (53.45%) C#
3 35 (30.17%) Java
4 29 (25.00%) SQL
5 11 (9.48%) PHP
6 6 (5.17%) PL/SQL
7 5 (4.31%) Python
8 4 (3.45%) Shell Script
8 4 (3.45%) C++
8 4 (3.45%) T-SQL
8 4 (3.45%) C
9 3 (2.59%) Ruby
9 3 (2.59%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.72%) XPath
10 2 (1.72%) PHP5
10 2 (1.72%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.86%) XQuery
11 1 (0.86%) VBScript
11 1 (0.86%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (3.45%) VCP4
2 2 (1.72%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.31%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.03%) Sitecore
2 7 (6.03%) Oracle
3 5 (4.31%) DevExpress
3 5 (4.31%) EPiServer
3 5 (4.31%) Telerik
4 3 (2.59%) SaltStack
5 2 (1.72%) Zend
6 1 (0.86%) SAP
6 1 (0.86%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.86%) ATG
6 1 (0.86%) VMware
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