The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Software 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 Software Developer 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 Software Developer
Rank 138 124 123
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 2 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.079% 0.49% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.087% 0.52% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 5
Average salary £47,250 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
Senior Software 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
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 Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Senior Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Senior Software Developer
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Senior Software Developer Salary Trend in Reading

Senior Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer across the Reading region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Senior Software Developer Salary Histogram in Reading

Senior Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

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

1 14 (82.35%) C++
1 14 (82.35%) Software Engineering
2 13 (76.47%) Degree
2 13 (76.47%) Computer Science
3 8 (47.06%) Windows
4 7 (41.18%) Linux
5 6 (35.29%) Perl
6 4 (23.53%) SQL
6 4 (23.53%) C#
6 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
6 4 (23.53%) .NET
7 3 (17.65%) SOA
7 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
7 3 (17.65%) HTML
7 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
7 3 (17.65%) Scrum
7 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
7 3 (17.65%) HTML5
8 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC 2
8 2 (11.76%) jQuery
8 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
8 2 (11.76%) WPF
8 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
8 2 (11.76%) CSS
8 2 (11.76%) XML
8 2 (11.76%) Oracle
8 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
8 2 (11.76%) MVC
8 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server

Senior Software Developer
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 Software 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) DTS
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
2 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.88%) MSBuild
3 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) .NET
2 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
2 3 (17.65%) HTML
2 3 (17.65%) HTML5
3 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC 2
3 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (11.76%) jQuery
3 2 (11.76%) WPF
3 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
3 2 (11.76%) CSS
3 2 (11.76%) XML
4 1 (5.88%) XSD
4 1 (5.88%) XSLT
4 1 (5.88%) WinForms
4 1 (5.88%) .NET Remoting
4 1 (5.88%) Web Services
4 1 (5.88%) WF
4 1 (5.88%) Silverlight
4 1 (5.88%) WCF
4 1 (5.88%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (76.47%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (5.88%) MPEG
2 1 (5.88%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Software Engineering
2 3 (17.65%) SOA
2 3 (17.65%) Scrum
3 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.76%) MVC
3 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.88%) Multithreading
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Workflow
4 1 (5.88%) Code Coverage
4 1 (5.88%) UML
4 1 (5.88%) OO
4 1 (5.88%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) C++
2 6 (35.29%) Perl
3 4 (23.53%) SQL
3 4 (23.53%) C#
4 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.88%) C
5 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.88%) VB
5 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.88%) XPath
Qualifications
1 13 (76.47%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft