The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Programmer
Rank 137 134 126
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Programmer 3 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.12% 0.044% 0.098%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.047% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 2
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,585
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.48%
Senior Programmer
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
2306 2113 1899
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 91.65% 93.87% 93.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1635 1678 1601
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 Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Programmer in the job title across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Senior Programmer
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Programmer across the Reading region.

Senior Programmer Salary Trend in Reading

Senior Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Senior Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title.

1 7 (70.00%) HTML
1 7 (70.00%) jQuery
2 6 (60.00%) Struts2
2 6 (60.00%) Waterfall
2 6 (60.00%) Java
2 6 (60.00%) Struts
2 6 (60.00%) Web Services
2 6 (60.00%) Spring
3 5 (50.00%) MVC
3 5 (50.00%) CSS
3 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (50.00%) HTML5
3 5 (50.00%) CSS3
4 4 (40.00%) Sencha Touch
4 4 (40.00%) Sencha
4 4 (40.00%) Content Management
4 4 (40.00%) Ajax
4 4 (40.00%) Smartphone
4 4 (40.00%) JSON
4 4 (40.00%) Spring MVC
4 4 (40.00%) PHP
4 4 (40.00%) XML
5 2 (20.00%) SAS
5 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) Hibernate
5 2 (20.00%) Project Management
5 2 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (20.00%) Maven
5 2 (20.00%) TDD
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration

Senior Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Senior Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Maven
2 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) HTML
1 7 (70.00%) jQuery
2 6 (60.00%) Struts2
2 6 (60.00%) Struts
2 6 (60.00%) Web Services
2 6 (60.00%) Spring
3 5 (50.00%) HTML5
3 5 (50.00%) CSS3
3 5 (50.00%) CSS
4 4 (40.00%) Sencha Touch
4 4 (40.00%) Ajax
4 4 (40.00%) JSON
4 4 (40.00%) Spring MVC
4 4 (40.00%) XML
5 2 (20.00%) Hibernate
5 2 (20.00%) OSGi
5 2 (20.00%) Apache CXF
5 2 (20.00%) Apache Camel
6 1 (10.00%) .NET
6 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) UNIX
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Waterfall
2 5 (50.00%) MVC
3 4 (40.00%) Content Management
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (20.00%) TDD
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (10.00%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Java
2 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (40.00%) PHP
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (10.00%) C#
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Sencha
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Business Objects
2 1 (10.00%) Informatica