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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Developer
Rank 121 126 135
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 24 14 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.05% 0.58% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 0.63% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 16 14 3
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
2163 2229 2133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.79% 92.64% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1627 1630 1732
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £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 3 July 2015.

Senior Software Developer Salary Histogram in Reading

Senior Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 3 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 30 (96.77%) C#
1 30 (96.77%) .NET
2 29 (93.55%) SQL Server
3 27 (87.10%) ASP.NET
4 23 (74.19%) JavaScript
5 22 (70.97%) ASP.NET MVC
6 21 (67.74%) Windows
7 20 (64.52%) jQuery
8 16 (51.61%) SQL
8 16 (51.61%) MVC
9 15 (48.39%) HTML
10 14 (45.16%) CSS
10 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (35.48%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 11 (35.48%) QA
11 11 (35.48%) OO
12 10 (32.26%) Ajax
12 10 (32.26%) Web Development
12 10 (32.26%) HTML5
12 10 (32.26%) Multithreading
12 10 (32.26%) RabbitMQ
13 9 (29.03%) AngularJS
13 9 (29.03%) .NET Framework
14 8 (25.81%) Linux
14 8 (25.81%) Python
14 8 (25.81%) Java
14 8 (25.81%) C++
14 8 (25.81%) C
14 8 (25.81%) IIS
15 7 (22.58%) MySQL

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 8 (25.81%) IIS
2 7 (22.58%) Apache
3 2 (6.45%) Umbraco
3 2 (6.45%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (6.45%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) SaaS
2 1 (3.23%) IaaS
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) HTTP
2 1 (3.23%) Internet
2 1 (3.23%) Network Security
2 1 (3.23%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (93.55%) SQL Server
2 7 (22.58%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (22.58%) MongoDB
2 7 (22.58%) NoSQL
2 7 (22.58%) MySQL
3 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (9.68%) DTS
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.23%) RavenDB
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.45%) NuGet
2 2 (6.45%) Subversion
2 2 (6.45%) JIRA
3 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (22.58%) Legal
1 7 (22.58%) Manufacturing
2 4 (12.90%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (96.77%) .NET
2 27 (87.10%) ASP.NET
3 22 (70.97%) ASP.NET MVC
4 20 (64.52%) jQuery
5 15 (48.39%) HTML
6 14 (45.16%) CSS
7 11 (35.48%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 10 (32.26%) HTML5
8 10 (32.26%) RabbitMQ
8 10 (32.26%) Ajax
9 9 (29.03%) .NET Framework
9 9 (29.03%) AngularJS
10 7 (22.58%) JSON
10 7 (22.58%) Ruby on Rails
10 7 (22.58%) CodeIgniter
10 7 (22.58%) CakePHP
10 7 (22.58%) REST
10 7 (22.58%) Backbone.js
10 7 (22.58%) Express
10 7 (22.58%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.68%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 21 (67.74%) Windows
2 8 (25.81%) Linux
3 7 (22.58%) Mac OS X
4 1 (3.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) MVC
2 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (35.48%) OO
4 10 (32.26%) Web Development
4 10 (32.26%) Multithreading
5 7 (22.58%) BDD
5 7 (22.58%) TDD
6 3 (9.68%) Scrum
6 3 (9.68%) SOA
6 3 (9.68%) Software Engineering
7 2 (6.45%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
7 2 (6.45%) ITIL
7 2 (6.45%) Web Application Development
7 2 (6.45%) Content Management
7 2 (6.45%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
8 1 (3.23%) Software Asset Management
8 1 (3.23%) Software Licensing
8 1 (3.23%) Asset Management
8 1 (3.23%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (96.77%) C#
2 23 (74.19%) JavaScript
3 16 (51.61%) SQL
4 8 (25.81%) C
4 8 (25.81%) C++
4 8 (25.81%) Java
4 8 (25.81%) Python
5 7 (22.58%) Objective-C
5 7 (22.58%) Ruby
5 7 (22.58%) VB.NET
5 7 (22.58%) PHP
6 4 (12.90%) T-SQL
7 3 (9.68%) VB
8 1 (3.23%) Perl
8 1 (3.23%) TypeScript
8 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (35.48%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) EPiServer
2 2 (6.45%) Sitecore
3 1 (3.23%) Twitter
3 1 (3.23%) Websense
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