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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 131 127 126
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 18 14 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.74% 0.59% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.64% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 18 13 8
Average salary £52,500 £40,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% -21.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £47,750
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £66,500 £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
2259 2194 1914
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 92.28% 92.81% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1549 1654 1571
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 £25,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 30 March 2015.

Senior Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Senior Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 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 22 (66.67%) C#
3 19 (57.58%) C++
4 16 (48.48%) C
5 14 (42.42%) UML
5 14 (42.42%) OO
6 13 (39.39%) Web Services
6 13 (39.39%) SQL
6 13 (39.39%) .NET
7 12 (36.36%) Python
7 12 (36.36%) Windows
8 10 (30.30%) JavaScript
8 10 (30.30%) Unit Testing
9 9 (27.27%) Visual Studio
9 9 (27.27%) ASP.NET
9 9 (27.27%) Java
10 8 (24.24%) MS Excel
10 8 (24.24%) Ajax
11 7 (21.21%) Degree
11 7 (21.21%) jQuery
11 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
11 7 (21.21%) Linux
11 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
11 7 (21.21%) IIS
12 6 (18.18%) OOD
12 6 (18.18%) WCF
12 6 (18.18%) SaaS
13 5 (15.15%) Software Architecture
13 5 (15.15%) Rational DOORS
13 5 (15.15%) System Testing

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 4 (12.12%) Node.js
3 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.06%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (24.24%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.09%) InfoPath
3 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.18%) SaaS
2 3 (9.09%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (9.09%) Google App Engine
2 3 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) MySQL
3 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (27.27%) Visual Studio
2 5 (15.15%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.06%) JIRA
4 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 1 (3.03%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (15.15%) Aerospace
2 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.09%) Finance
3 2 (6.06%) Advertising
3 2 (6.06%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (39.39%) .NET
1 13 (39.39%) Web Services
2 9 (27.27%) ASP.NET
3 8 (24.24%) Ajax
4 7 (21.21%) jQuery
5 6 (18.18%) WCF
6 5 (15.15%) Servlets
6 5 (15.15%) XML
7 4 (12.12%) Hibernate
7 4 (12.12%) Spring
7 4 (12.12%) Struts
7 4 (12.12%) JDBC
7 4 (12.12%) J2EE
7 4 (12.12%) RESTful
7 4 (12.12%) Struts2
8 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (6.06%) WPF
8 2 (6.06%) HTML
8 2 (6.06%) CSS
9 1 (3.03%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Open Source
1 4 (12.12%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.03%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 12 (36.36%) Windows
2 7 (21.21%) Linux
3 4 (12.12%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (96.97%) Software Engineering
2 14 (42.42%) UML
2 14 (42.42%) OO
3 10 (30.30%) Unit Testing
4 6 (18.18%) OOD
5 5 (15.15%) System Testing
5 5 (15.15%) Software Architecture
6 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (9.09%) OOP
6 3 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (9.09%) Release Management
7 2 (6.06%) Business Development
7 2 (6.06%) Use Case
7 2 (6.06%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (6.06%) MVC
7 2 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.06%) Static Code Analysis
7 2 (6.06%) Web Application Development
8 1 (3.03%) MVVM
8 1 (3.03%) DRM
Programming Languages
1 22 (66.67%) C#
2 19 (57.58%) C++
3 16 (48.48%) C
4 13 (39.39%) SQL
5 12 (36.36%) Python
6 10 (30.30%) JavaScript
7 9 (27.27%) Java
8 5 (15.15%) Perl
9 3 (9.09%) PHP
9 3 (9.09%) VB
10 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
10 1 (3.03%) VBScript
10 1 (3.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) Degree
2 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.09%) PhD
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.09%) Google
3 2 (6.06%) DevExpress
3 2 (6.06%) Remedy
3 2 (6.06%) Telerik
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle
4 1 (3.03%) SaltStack
Reading, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Yell
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Exc Bens
Posted: 12 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Reading
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 25 days ago