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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Developer
Rank 135 136 95
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -41
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 8 8 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.38% 0.33% 2.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.35% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 48
Average salary £57,500 £48,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.94% +21.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,550 £46,750 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.55%
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
1984 2305 2125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.21% 95.72% 94.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1544 1591 1590
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 8 February 2016.

Senior Software Developer Salary Histogram in Reading

Senior Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (68.42%) C#
1 13 (68.42%) .NET
1 13 (68.42%) CSS
2 12 (63.16%) ASP.NET
2 12 (63.16%) HTML
2 12 (63.16%) JavaScript
2 12 (63.16%) MVC
2 12 (63.16%) jQuery
3 11 (57.89%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
5 9 (47.37%) Ajax
6 7 (36.84%) SOAP
6 7 (36.84%) OO
6 7 (36.84%) Web Development
7 6 (31.58%) Software Engineering
7 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 6 (31.58%) REST
7 6 (31.58%) HTML5
7 6 (31.58%) Java
8 5 (26.32%) Linux
8 5 (26.32%) Web Services
8 5 (26.32%) Unix
8 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 5 (26.32%) Relational Database
8 5 (26.32%) Multithreading
8 5 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (21.05%) QA
9 4 (21.05%) SaaS
9 4 (21.05%) RabbitMQ

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (5.26%) IIS
1 1 (5.26%) Mule
1 1 (5.26%) Mule ESB
1 1 (5.26%) Node.js
1 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) SaaS
2 1 (5.26%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Internet
2 1 (5.26%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
2 5 (26.32%) Relational Database
3 3 (15.79%) MySQL
3 3 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (15.79%) RDBMS
4 2 (10.53%) NoSQL
5 1 (5.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.26%) JUnit
3 1 (5.26%) NUnit
3 1 (5.26%) Subversion
General
1 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.53%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Advertising
3 1 (5.26%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (68.42%) .NET
1 13 (68.42%) CSS
2 12 (63.16%) ASP.NET
2 12 (63.16%) HTML
2 12 (63.16%) jQuery
3 11 (57.89%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (47.37%) Ajax
5 7 (36.84%) SOAP
6 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 6 (31.58%) HTML5
6 6 (31.58%) REST
7 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 5 (26.32%) Web Services
8 4 (21.05%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
9 3 (15.79%) AngularJS
9 3 (15.79%) Hibernate
9 3 (15.79%) Spring
10 2 (10.53%) JSON
10 2 (10.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Digital Media
2 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Linux
1 5 (26.32%) Unix
2 4 (21.05%) Windows
3 3 (15.79%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (63.16%) MVC
3 7 (36.84%) OO
3 7 (36.84%) Web Development
4 6 (31.58%) Software Engineering
5 5 (26.32%) Multithreading
6 3 (15.79%) Automated Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Scrum
6 3 (15.79%) Service Management
6 3 (15.79%) TDD
6 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (10.53%) SOA
7 2 (10.53%) UML
8 1 (5.26%) Cybersecurity
8 1 (5.26%) MVVM
8 1 (5.26%) Open Source
8 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
8 1 (5.26%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) C#
2 12 (63.16%) JavaScript
3 6 (31.58%) Java
4 2 (10.53%) C
4 2 (10.53%) C++
4 2 (10.53%) Perl
4 2 (10.53%) Python
4 2 (10.53%) SQL
5 1 (5.26%) Apex Code
5 1 (5.26%) PHP
5 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.26%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com