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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 128 122 127
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 13 17 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.55% 0.76% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.82% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 13 17 10
Average salary £55,000 £39,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.02% -22.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £37,500 £49,250
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £40,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
2205 2083 1869
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.20% 92.62% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1555 1587 1579
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,750 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 2 March 2015.

Senior Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 32 (96.97%) Software Engineering
2 20 (60.61%) C#
3 19 (57.58%) C++
4 17 (51.52%) UML
5 16 (48.48%) C
6 15 (45.45%) Python
7 14 (42.42%) Web Services
8 13 (39.39%) OO
9 11 (33.33%) Visual Studio
9 11 (33.33%) Java
9 11 (33.33%) OOD
9 11 (33.33%) Unit Testing
10 10 (30.30%) SQL
10 10 (30.30%) .NET
11 9 (27.27%) JavaScript
11 9 (27.27%) ASP.NET
11 9 (27.27%) Windows
12 8 (24.24%) Perl
12 8 (24.24%) MS Excel
13 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
13 7 (21.21%) IIS
13 7 (21.21%) jQuery
13 7 (21.21%) Ajax
14 6 (18.18%) Degree
14 6 (18.18%) WCF
14 6 (18.18%) SaaS
14 6 (18.18%) Servlets
14 6 (18.18%) XML
15 5 (15.15%) Linux
15 5 (15.15%) Struts

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 7 (21.21%) IIS
2 5 (15.15%) Node.js
3 2 (6.06%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (24.24%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) InfoPath
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.18%) SaaS
2 1 (3.03%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (3.03%) Google App Engine
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) MySQL
3 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.06%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (3.03%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 4 (12.12%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.03%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.03%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (42.42%) Web Services
2 10 (30.30%) .NET
3 9 (27.27%) ASP.NET
4 7 (21.21%) Ajax
4 7 (21.21%) jQuery
5 6 (18.18%) WCF
5 6 (18.18%) Servlets
5 6 (18.18%) XML
6 5 (15.15%) Hibernate
6 5 (15.15%) Spring
6 5 (15.15%) Struts
6 5 (15.15%) JDBC
6 5 (15.15%) J2EE
6 5 (15.15%) RESTful
6 5 (15.15%) Struts2
7 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (6.06%) WPF
7 2 (6.06%) HTML
7 2 (6.06%) CSS
8 1 (3.03%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Open Source
1 5 (15.15%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (27.27%) Windows
2 5 (15.15%) Linux
3 3 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (96.97%) Software Engineering
2 17 (51.52%) UML
3 13 (39.39%) OO
4 11 (33.33%) OOD
4 11 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 4 (12.12%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (9.09%) System Testing
7 2 (6.06%) Software Architecture
7 2 (6.06%) Release Management
7 2 (6.06%) Integration Testing
7 2 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.06%) Multithreading
7 2 (6.06%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (6.06%) MVC
7 2 (6.06%) Static Code Analysis
7 2 (6.06%) Web Application Development
7 2 (6.06%) Low Latency
8 1 (3.03%) Use Case
8 1 (3.03%) DRM
Programming Languages
1 20 (60.61%) C#
2 19 (57.58%) C++
3 16 (48.48%) C
4 15 (45.45%) Python
5 11 (33.33%) Java
6 10 (30.30%) SQL
7 9 (27.27%) JavaScript
8 8 (24.24%) Perl
9 1 (3.03%) PHP
9 1 (3.03%) VBScript
9 1 (3.03%) VB
9 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
9 1 (3.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) PhD
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) Remedy
2 2 (6.06%) Telerik
2 2 (6.06%) DevExpress
3 1 (3.03%) SaltStack
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle
3 1 (3.03%) Google
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Unspecified Competitive with excellent benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Yell
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Exc Bens
Posted: 25 days ago
Reading, UK or Bristol, UK
Oracle
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago