The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 122 120 129
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 25 17 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.10% 0.73% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 0.79% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 23 16 9
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £52,500 £48,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
Senior Software Engineer
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
2124 2143 2054
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.40% 92.61% 95.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1536 1564 1667
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,936 £29,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Senior Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer in the job title across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer across the Reading region.

Senior Software Engineer Salary Trend in Reading

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer across the Reading region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Senior Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Senior Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 37 (97.37%) Software Engineering
2 20 (52.63%) Java
3 17 (44.74%) SQL
3 17 (44.74%) C++
3 17 (44.74%) Linux
3 17 (44.74%) SaaS
4 16 (42.11%) C#
5 14 (36.84%) JavaScript
6 11 (28.95%) OO
7 10 (26.32%) Windows
8 9 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (23.68%) Servlets
8 9 (23.68%) Software Architecture
8 9 (23.68%) Ajax
9 8 (21.05%) Degree
9 8 (21.05%) Use Case
9 8 (21.05%) Rational DOORS
9 8 (21.05%) UNIX
9 8 (21.05%) Oracle
9 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
9 8 (21.05%) Advertising
10 7 (18.42%) UML
11 6 (15.79%) Tomcat
11 6 (15.79%) Visual Studio
11 6 (15.79%) C
11 6 (15.79%) Telecoms
11 6 (15.79%) Firmware
11 6 (15.79%) PhD
11 6 (15.79%) Unit Testing
11 6 (15.79%) Security Cleared

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Senior Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (15.79%) Tomcat
2 4 (10.53%) Node.js
3 3 (7.89%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.63%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) InfoPath
2 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (44.74%) SaaS
2 3 (7.89%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (7.89%) Google App Engine
2 3 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) LDAP
2 1 (2.63%) Firewall
2 1 (2.63%) HTTP
2 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.63%) VPN
2 1 (2.63%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (7.89%) Relational Database
2 3 (7.89%) MySQL
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (15.79%) Visual Studio
3 5 (13.16%) Eclipse
4 2 (5.26%) JIRA
4 2 (5.26%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (21.05%) Advertising
2 6 (15.79%) Telecoms
3 5 (13.16%) Aerospace
4 2 (5.26%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.68%) Servlets
1 9 (23.68%) Ajax
2 6 (15.79%) jQuery
3 5 (13.16%) HTML5
3 5 (13.16%) HTML
3 5 (13.16%) CSS
3 5 (13.16%) .NET
3 5 (13.16%) JSP
3 5 (13.16%) Web Services
4 4 (10.53%) XML
4 4 (10.53%) Struts
4 4 (10.53%) J2EE
4 4 (10.53%) JDBC
4 4 (10.53%) Hibernate
4 4 (10.53%) Spring
4 4 (10.53%) RESTful
4 4 (10.53%) Struts2
5 1 (2.63%) WCF
5 1 (2.63%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) 3D Graphics
1 4 (10.53%) Open Source
1 4 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (7.89%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.63%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 17 (44.74%) Linux
2 10 (26.32%) Windows
3 8 (21.05%) UNIX
4 1 (2.63%) Android
4 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (97.37%) Software Engineering
2 11 (28.95%) OO
3 9 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (23.68%) Software Architecture
4 8 (21.05%) Use Case
5 7 (18.42%) UML
6 6 (15.79%) Unit Testing
6 6 (15.79%) Release Management
6 6 (15.79%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (10.53%) CAD
8 3 (7.89%) System Testing
8 3 (7.89%) OOP
9 2 (5.26%) Business Development
10 1 (2.63%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 20 (52.63%) Java
2 17 (44.74%) SQL
2 17 (44.74%) C++
3 16 (42.11%) C#
4 14 (36.84%) JavaScript
5 6 (15.79%) C
6 3 (7.89%) PHP
6 3 (7.89%) VB
6 3 (7.89%) Python
7 1 (2.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) Degree
2 6 (15.79%) PhD
2 6 (15.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 6 (15.79%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (21.05%) Oracle
1 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.89%) Google
3 1 (2.63%) SaltStack
3 1 (2.63%) Websense
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