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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Developer
Rank 119 142 122
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 17 12 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.90% 0.48% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 0.51% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 17 12 24
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £45,250 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £57,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
1796 2363 2309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.88% 95.28% 94.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1466 1618 1706
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 May 2016.

Senior Software Developer Salary Histogram in Reading

Senior Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 19 (82.61%) C#
1 19 (82.61%) JavaScript
2 18 (78.26%) jQuery
3 16 (69.57%) .NET
3 16 (69.57%) CSS
4 15 (65.22%) MVC
5 14 (60.87%) SQL Server
5 14 (60.87%) HTML
6 13 (56.52%) ASP.NET
7 12 (52.17%) SQL
7 12 (52.17%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (52.17%) Relational Database
8 10 (43.48%) Oracle
8 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (39.13%) SOAP
10 8 (34.78%) XML
10 8 (34.78%) Software Engineering
10 8 (34.78%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (30.43%) Unit Testing
11 7 (30.43%) JSON
11 7 (30.43%) HTML5
11 7 (30.43%) Java
11 7 (30.43%) AngularJS
12 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 6 (26.09%) Visual Studio
12 6 (26.09%) Scrum
12 6 (26.09%) OO
12 6 (26.09%) Degree
12 6 (26.09%) WCF
13 5 (21.74%) .NET Framework

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 5 (21.74%) IIS
1 5 (21.74%) Node.js
2 1 (4.35%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) MS Office
2 2 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) SaaS
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (60.87%) SQL Server
2 12 (52.17%) Relational Database
3 5 (21.74%) MySQL
3 5 (21.74%) NoSQL
4 4 (17.39%) RDBMS
5 3 (13.04%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (4.35%) Apache Hive
6 1 (4.35%) Data Mining
6 1 (4.35%) Hadoop
6 1 (4.35%) HBase
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (26.09%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.35%) NetBeans
3 1 (4.35%) NUnit
General
1 5 (21.74%) Retail
2 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.35%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (78.26%) jQuery
2 16 (69.57%) .NET
2 16 (69.57%) CSS
3 14 (60.87%) HTML
4 13 (56.52%) ASP.NET
5 12 (52.17%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (39.13%) SOAP
7 8 (34.78%) XML
8 7 (30.43%) AngularJS
8 7 (30.43%) HTML5
8 7 (30.43%) JSON
9 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 6 (26.09%) WCF
10 5 (21.74%) .NET Framework
10 5 (21.74%) CSS3
10 5 (21.74%) D3.js
10 5 (21.74%) Raphaël
10 5 (21.74%) REST
10 5 (21.74%) RESTful
10 5 (21.74%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) N-Tier
2 3 (13.04%) Digital Media
3 1 (4.35%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.35%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Linux
1 4 (17.39%) Unix
2 3 (13.04%) Mac OS X
3 2 (8.70%) Android
4 1 (4.35%) Windows
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) MVC
2 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (34.78%) Software Engineering
4 7 (30.43%) Unit Testing
5 6 (26.09%) OO
5 6 (26.09%) Scrum
6 5 (21.74%) Automated Testing
6 5 (21.74%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (21.74%) MVVM
6 5 (21.74%) SOA
6 5 (21.74%) SOLID
6 5 (21.74%) TDD
7 4 (17.39%) Web Development
8 3 (13.04%) Service Management
9 2 (8.70%) Multithreading
9 2 (8.70%) Release Management
10 1 (4.35%) Integration Testing
10 1 (4.35%) Machine Learning
10 1 (4.35%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (82.61%) C#
1 19 (82.61%) JavaScript
2 12 (52.17%) SQL
3 7 (30.43%) Java
4 5 (21.74%) T-SQL
5 3 (13.04%) PHP
6 2 (8.70%) C++
7 1 (4.35%) Apex Code
7 1 (4.35%) Perl
7 1 (4.35%) Python
7 1 (4.35%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) HDFS
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Oracle
2 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.70%) Zend
4 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
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