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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Developer
Rank 125 138 130
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 7 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.30% 0.22% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.23% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 4
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Job Titles Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2140 2145 2102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 92.60% 94.49% 93.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1537 1729 1782
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 20 (60.61%) C#
1 20 (60.61%) .NET
2 18 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 18 (54.55%) Degree
3 17 (51.52%) Computer Science
3 17 (51.52%) ASP.NET
4 15 (45.45%) Software Engineering
5 14 (42.42%) C++
6 10 (30.30%) Finance
7 8 (24.24%) Windows
8 7 (21.21%) jQuery
8 7 (21.21%) HTML
9 6 (18.18%) MVC
9 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
9 6 (18.18%) Perl
9 6 (18.18%) Linux
9 6 (18.18%) CSS
9 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (15.15%) HTML5
10 5 (15.15%) Visual Studio
10 5 (15.15%) SQL
10 5 (15.15%) WCF
11 4 (12.12%) WPF
11 4 (12.12%) Wealth Management
11 4 (12.12%) NHibernate
11 4 (12.12%) Scrum
11 4 (12.12%) Code Coverage
11 4 (12.12%) Waterfall
11 4 (12.12%) SaaS
12 3 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) DTS
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Visual Studio
2 3 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (30.30%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (60.61%) .NET
2 17 (51.52%) ASP.NET
3 7 (21.21%) jQuery
3 7 (21.21%) HTML
4 6 (18.18%) CSS
4 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (15.15%) HTML5
5 5 (15.15%) WCF
6 4 (12.12%) WPF
6 4 (12.12%) NHibernate
7 3 (9.09%) Hibernate
7 3 (9.09%) .NET Framework
8 2 (6.06%) XML
8 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC 2
9 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (3.03%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 1 (3.03%) LINQ to SQL
9 1 (3.03%) Castle Windsor
9 1 (3.03%) WinForms
9 1 (3.03%) .NET Remoting
Miscellaneous
1 17 (51.52%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.06%) Physics
3 1 (3.03%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.03%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (3.03%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 8 (24.24%) Windows
2 6 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) Software Engineering
2 6 (18.18%) MVC
3 4 (12.12%) Wealth Management
3 4 (12.12%) Scrum
3 4 (12.12%) Code Coverage
3 4 (12.12%) Waterfall
4 3 (9.09%) SOA
4 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (9.09%) Unit Testing
5 2 (6.06%) Web Development
5 2 (6.06%) OO
5 2 (6.06%) OOD
6 1 (3.03%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (3.03%) UML
6 1 (3.03%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 20 (60.61%) C#
2 14 (42.42%) C++
3 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 6 (18.18%) Perl
4 5 (15.15%) SQL
5 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.03%) VB
5 1 (3.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (54.55%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle