The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 129 131 119
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 16 7 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.64% 0.33% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.35% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 15 7 22
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
Job Titles Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2319 2002 2254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.17% 94.26% 95.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1730 1604 1959
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 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Senior Software Engineer
Berkshire

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 17 April 2014.

Senior Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 39 (95.12%) Software Engineering
2 36 (87.80%) C++
3 28 (68.29%) Degree
4 25 (60.98%) OO
5 24 (58.54%) .NET
5 24 (58.54%) C#
5 24 (58.54%) ASP.NET
6 23 (56.10%) WCF
7 21 (51.22%) OOD
8 20 (48.78%) SQL Server
9 18 (43.90%) HTML
10 17 (41.46%) WPF
11 12 (29.27%) Computer Science
11 12 (29.27%) HTML5
12 8 (19.51%) Windows
13 7 (17.07%) SQL
13 7 (17.07%) Java
13 7 (17.07%) JavaScript
13 7 (17.07%) jQuery
14 6 (14.63%) Multithreading
14 6 (14.63%) Linux
14 6 (14.63%) Web Development
15 5 (12.20%) Scrum
15 5 (12.20%) IIS
15 5 (12.20%) TCP/IP
15 5 (12.20%) Mathematics
15 5 (12.20%) Embedded Systems
15 5 (12.20%) Mobile App
16 4 (9.76%) Rational Rhapsody
16 4 (9.76%) Active Directory

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 5 (12.20%) IIS
2 1 (2.44%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.88%) OpenFlow
3 1 (2.44%) HTTP
3 1 (2.44%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (48.78%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.44%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (9.76%) Aerospace
1 4 (9.76%) Military
2 1 (2.44%) Banking
2 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.44%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (58.54%) .NET
1 24 (58.54%) ASP.NET
2 23 (56.10%) WCF
3 18 (43.90%) HTML
4 17 (41.46%) WPF
5 12 (29.27%) HTML5
6 7 (17.07%) jQuery
7 4 (9.76%) Web Services
7 4 (9.76%) Ajax
8 3 (7.32%) .NET Framework
9 2 (4.88%) JSON
9 2 (4.88%) NHibernate
9 2 (4.88%) .NET Remoting
9 2 (4.88%) XML
9 2 (4.88%) WinForms
9 2 (4.88%) LINQ to SQL
9 2 (4.88%) Castle Windsor
9 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (29.27%) Computer Science
2 5 (12.20%) Mathematics
2 5 (12.20%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (12.20%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.44%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.44%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.51%) Windows
2 6 (14.63%) Linux
3 1 (2.44%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (95.12%) Software Engineering
2 25 (60.98%) OO
3 21 (51.22%) OOD
4 6 (14.63%) Web Development
4 6 (14.63%) Multithreading
5 5 (12.20%) Scrum
6 4 (9.76%) UML
7 2 (4.88%) Dependency Injection
8 1 (2.44%) Waterfall
8 1 (2.44%) TDD
8 1 (2.44%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (2.44%) MVC
8 1 (2.44%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 36 (87.80%) C++
2 24 (58.54%) C#
3 7 (17.07%) SQL
3 7 (17.07%) Java
3 7 (17.07%) JavaScript
4 4 (9.76%) Perl
4 4 (9.76%) Python
4 4 (9.76%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 28 (68.29%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (9.76%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
1 2 (4.88%) VMware
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