The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Developer
Rank 109 134 141
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 30 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.20% 0.23% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.29% 0.25% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 30 5 1
Average salary £50,000 £40,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.45% -19.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Job Titles Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2324 2015 2254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.11% 94.38% 95.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1733 1614 1960
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Senior Software Developer
Berkshire

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 18 April 2014.

Senior Software Developer Salary Histogram in Reading

Senior Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 57 (83.82%) C#
1 57 (83.82%) .NET
2 54 (79.41%) ASP.NET
3 50 (73.53%) SQL Server
4 37 (54.41%) Degree
5 33 (48.53%) Software Engineering
6 31 (45.59%) C++
7 27 (39.71%) HTML
8 25 (36.76%) WCF
9 22 (32.35%) OO
10 21 (30.88%) Finance
11 20 (29.41%) OOD
11 20 (29.41%) Computer Science
11 20 (29.41%) HTML5
12 19 (27.94%) WPF
13 15 (22.06%) jQuery
14 14 (20.59%) JavaScript
15 11 (16.18%) Code Coverage
15 11 (16.18%) MVC
15 11 (16.18%) Wealth Management
15 11 (16.18%) Waterfall
15 11 (16.18%) SaaS
16 10 (14.71%) ASP.NET MVC
16 10 (14.71%) CSS
17 9 (13.24%) SQL
17 9 (13.24%) Scrum
18 7 (10.29%) Java
18 7 (10.29%) Visual Studio
19 6 (8.82%) Windows
19 6 (8.82%) Web Development

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (16.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.41%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (73.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.47%) MySQL
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (10.29%) Visual Studio
2 5 (7.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.41%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (2.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.47%) Subversion
General
1 21 (30.88%) Finance
2 3 (4.41%) Military
2 3 (4.41%) Aerospace
3 2 (2.94%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (83.82%) .NET
2 54 (79.41%) ASP.NET
3 27 (39.71%) HTML
4 25 (36.76%) WCF
5 20 (29.41%) HTML5
6 19 (27.94%) WPF
7 15 (22.06%) jQuery
8 10 (14.71%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (14.71%) CSS
9 6 (8.82%) NHibernate
9 6 (8.82%) .NET Framework
10 4 (5.88%) Hibernate
10 4 (5.88%) Ajax
11 3 (4.41%) ASP.NET MVC 2
11 3 (4.41%) Web Services
11 3 (4.41%) XML
12 2 (2.94%) WinForms
12 2 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web API
12 2 (2.94%) LINQ to SQL
12 2 (2.94%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 20 (29.41%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.82%) Mobile App
3 5 (7.35%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (7.35%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.94%) Physics
5 1 (1.47%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.47%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.47%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.47%) IVR
5 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.82%) Windows
2 4 (5.88%) Linux
3 1 (1.47%) Android
3 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (48.53%) Software Engineering
2 22 (32.35%) OO
3 20 (29.41%) OOD
4 11 (16.18%) Code Coverage
4 11 (16.18%) MVC
4 11 (16.18%) Wealth Management
4 11 (16.18%) Waterfall
5 9 (13.24%) Scrum
6 6 (8.82%) Web Development
7 4 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (5.88%) Unit Testing
8 3 (4.41%) Multithreading
8 3 (4.41%) Dependency Injection
8 3 (4.41%) UML
9 1 (1.47%) Technical Architecture
9 1 (1.47%) Time Management
9 1 (1.47%) Mobile Application Development
9 1 (1.47%) Android Development
9 1 (1.47%) iOS Development
9 1 (1.47%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 57 (83.82%) C#
2 31 (45.59%) C++
3 14 (20.59%) JavaScript
4 9 (13.24%) SQL
5 7 (10.29%) Java
6 4 (5.88%) Perl
7 3 (4.41%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.47%) Lua
8 1 (1.47%) PHP
8 1 (1.47%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.47%) VBScript
8 1 (1.47%) VB
8 1 (1.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 37 (54.41%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (4.41%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.41%) Oracle
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