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

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 110 129 125
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 30 11 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.33% 0.47% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 0.50% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 24 11 9
Average salary £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £52,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £80,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +7.14%
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
2145 2185 2162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.74% 92.39% 94.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1615 1596 1751
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £67,500
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 7 July 2015.

Senior Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 49 (98.00%) Software Engineering
2 26 (52.00%) C++
2 26 (52.00%) Java
3 24 (48.00%) SaaS
4 22 (44.00%) C#
5 20 (40.00%) Linux
6 19 (38.00%) SQL
6 19 (38.00%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (32.00%) JavaScript
8 14 (28.00%) OO
9 13 (26.00%) Windows
10 12 (24.00%) Degree
10 12 (24.00%) Unit Testing
10 12 (24.00%) Servlets
11 11 (22.00%) UNIX
12 10 (20.00%) Visual Studio
12 10 (20.00%) Software Architecture
13 9 (18.00%) Tomcat
14 8 (16.00%) JSP
14 8 (16.00%) Web Services
14 8 (16.00%) CSS
14 8 (16.00%) .NET
14 8 (16.00%) Oracle
14 8 (16.00%) HTML
14 8 (16.00%) Advertising
14 8 (16.00%) PostgreSQL
14 8 (16.00%) Eclipse
14 8 (16.00%) Microsoft
14 8 (16.00%) HTML5
14 8 (16.00%) Rational DOORS

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 9 (18.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (8.00%) Node.js
3 3 (6.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 24 (48.00%) SaaS
2 3 (6.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (6.00%) Google App Engine
2 3 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) LDAP
2 2 (4.00%) SMTP
2 2 (4.00%) HTTP
2 2 (4.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.00%) VPN
2 2 (4.00%) SSL
2 2 (4.00%) Internet
2 2 (4.00%) Firewall
2 2 (4.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (6.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (6.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 8 (16.00%) Eclipse
2 8 (16.00%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (8.00%) FitNesse
4 2 (4.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.00%) JIRA
General
1 8 (16.00%) Advertising
2 6 (12.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (10.00%) Aerospace
4 2 (4.00%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (24.00%) Servlets
2 8 (16.00%) CSS
2 8 (16.00%) HTML
2 8 (16.00%) .NET
2 8 (16.00%) Web Services
2 8 (16.00%) Ajax
2 8 (16.00%) jQuery
2 8 (16.00%) JSP
2 8 (16.00%) HTML5
3 4 (8.00%) RESTful
3 4 (8.00%) Struts2
3 4 (8.00%) WCF
3 4 (8.00%) WPF
3 4 (8.00%) XML
3 4 (8.00%) MAPI
3 4 (8.00%) Hibernate
3 4 (8.00%) Spring
3 4 (8.00%) J2EE
3 4 (8.00%) DCOM
3 4 (8.00%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (14.00%) 3D Graphics
3 6 (12.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.00%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 20 (40.00%) Linux
2 13 (26.00%) Windows
3 11 (22.00%) UNIX
4 2 (4.00%) Android
4 2 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (98.00%) Software Engineering
2 19 (38.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (28.00%) OO
4 12 (24.00%) Unit Testing
5 10 (20.00%) Software Architecture
6 8 (16.00%) Use Case
7 7 (14.00%) CAD
8 6 (12.00%) UML
8 6 (12.00%) Release Management
8 6 (12.00%) Requirements Analysis
8 6 (12.00%) SDLC
9 5 (10.00%) OOD
10 4 (8.00%) Scrum
10 4 (8.00%) TDD
10 4 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (8.00%) ATDD
10 4 (8.00%) Multithreading
10 4 (8.00%) Open Source
11 3 (6.00%) System Testing
11 3 (6.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 26 (52.00%) C++
1 26 (52.00%) Java
2 22 (44.00%) C#
3 19 (38.00%) SQL
4 16 (32.00%) JavaScript
5 7 (14.00%) C
6 5 (10.00%) Python
7 3 (6.00%) PHP
7 3 (6.00%) VB
8 2 (4.00%) Perl
8 2 (4.00%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (24.00%) Degree
2 6 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (12.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (16.00%) Oracle
1 8 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.00%) Websense
3 3 (6.00%) Google
4 1 (2.00%) SaltStack
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