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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Developer
Rank 122 139 128
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 24 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.08% 0.21% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 0.23% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 15 5 6
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £52,500 £41,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
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
2103 2179 2129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.56% 92.72% 94.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1592 1556 1702
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 July 2015.

Senior Software Developer Salary Histogram in Reading

Senior Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 34 (97.14%) C#
1 34 (97.14%) .NET
2 33 (94.29%) SQL Server
3 31 (88.57%) ASP.NET
4 27 (77.14%) JavaScript
4 27 (77.14%) ASP.NET MVC
5 26 (74.29%) Windows
6 25 (71.43%) jQuery
7 18 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (51.43%) HTML
8 17 (48.57%) CSS
8 17 (48.57%) SQL
8 17 (48.57%) MVC
9 15 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 14 (40.00%) QA
10 14 (40.00%) OO
11 13 (37.14%) Ajax
11 13 (37.14%) Web Development
11 13 (37.14%) RabbitMQ
11 13 (37.14%) HTML5
11 13 (37.14%) Multithreading
12 10 (28.57%) .NET Framework
13 9 (25.71%) Linux
13 9 (25.71%) Python
13 9 (25.71%) IIS
13 9 (25.71%) Java
13 9 (25.71%) C++
13 9 (25.71%) C
13 9 (25.71%) AngularJS
14 8 (22.86%) Ember.js

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 9 (25.71%) IIS
2 8 (22.86%) Apache
3 2 (5.71%) Umbraco
3 2 (5.71%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (5.71%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) SaaS
2 1 (2.86%) IaaS
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) HTTP
2 1 (2.86%) Internet
2 1 (2.86%) Network Security
2 1 (2.86%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (94.29%) SQL Server
2 8 (22.86%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (22.86%) MongoDB
2 8 (22.86%) NoSQL
2 8 (22.86%) MySQL
3 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (8.57%) DTS
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (5.71%) RavenDB
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.71%) NuGet
2 2 (5.71%) Subversion
2 2 (5.71%) JIRA
3 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (22.86%) Legal
1 8 (22.86%) Manufacturing
2 5 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (97.14%) .NET
2 31 (88.57%) ASP.NET
3 27 (77.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 25 (71.43%) jQuery
5 18 (51.43%) HTML
6 17 (48.57%) CSS
7 15 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 13 (37.14%) HTML5
8 13 (37.14%) RabbitMQ
8 13 (37.14%) Ajax
9 10 (28.57%) .NET Framework
10 9 (25.71%) AngularJS
11 8 (22.86%) Ember.js
11 8 (22.86%) Express
11 8 (22.86%) REST
11 8 (22.86%) Backbone.js
11 8 (22.86%) JSON
11 8 (22.86%) Ruby on Rails
11 8 (22.86%) CodeIgniter
11 8 (22.86%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.57%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.86%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 26 (74.29%) Windows
2 9 (25.71%) Linux
3 8 (22.86%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (48.57%) MVC
3 14 (40.00%) OO
4 13 (37.14%) Web Development
4 13 (37.14%) Multithreading
5 8 (22.86%) BDD
5 8 (22.86%) TDD
6 3 (8.57%) Scrum
6 3 (8.57%) SOA
6 3 (8.57%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.71%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (5.71%) Unit Testing
7 2 (5.71%) Project Management
7 2 (5.71%) ITIL
7 2 (5.71%) Web Application Development
7 2 (5.71%) Content Management
7 2 (5.71%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
8 1 (2.86%) Software Asset Management
8 1 (2.86%) Software Licensing
8 1 (2.86%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (97.14%) C#
2 27 (77.14%) JavaScript
3 17 (48.57%) SQL
4 9 (25.71%) C
4 9 (25.71%) C++
4 9 (25.71%) Java
4 9 (25.71%) Python
5 8 (22.86%) VB.NET
5 8 (22.86%) Objective-C
5 8 (22.86%) Ruby
5 8 (22.86%) PHP
6 4 (11.43%) T-SQL
7 3 (8.57%) VB
8 1 (2.86%) Perl
8 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.86%) TypeScript
8 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
1 2 (5.71%) EPiServer
1 2 (5.71%) Sitecore
2 1 (2.86%) Twitter
2 1 (2.86%) Websense
Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum + pension + benefits
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