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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Programmer
Rank 140 136 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Programmer 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.040% 0.044% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.047% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
2295 2135 1866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 91.25% 93.15% 94.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1594 1694 1561
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 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 6 (66.67%) HTML
1 6 (66.67%) jQuery
1 6 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (55.56%) CSS3
2 5 (55.56%) Struts2
2 5 (55.56%) HTML5
2 5 (55.56%) Waterfall
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 5 (55.56%) CSS
2 5 (55.56%) Struts
2 5 (55.56%) Web Services
2 5 (55.56%) Spring
2 5 (55.56%) MVC
3 4 (44.44%) XML
3 4 (44.44%) PHP
3 4 (44.44%) Content Management
3 4 (44.44%) Ajax
3 4 (44.44%) Smartphone
3 4 (44.44%) JSON
3 4 (44.44%) Spring MVC
3 4 (44.44%) Sencha Touch
3 4 (44.44%) Sencha
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) SAS
4 2 (22.22%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (11.11%) Maven
5 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
5 1 (11.11%) C#

Senior Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (22.22%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Maven
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (22.22%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) HTML
1 6 (66.67%) jQuery
2 5 (55.56%) Struts2
2 5 (55.56%) HTML5
2 5 (55.56%) CSS
2 5 (55.56%) Struts
2 5 (55.56%) Web Services
2 5 (55.56%) Spring
2 5 (55.56%) CSS3
3 4 (44.44%) Sencha Touch
3 4 (44.44%) Ajax
3 4 (44.44%) JSON
3 4 (44.44%) Spring MVC
3 4 (44.44%) XML
4 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
4 1 (11.11%) OSGi
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (11.11%) Apache CXF
4 1 (11.11%) .NET
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (44.44%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) UNIX
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) MVC
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (55.56%) Waterfall
2 4 (44.44%) Content Management
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (11.11%) V-Model
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Java
1 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 4 (44.44%) PHP
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) C#
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Sencha
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Business Objects
2 1 (11.11%) Informatica