Period
to 17 October 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 17 October 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Developer
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 72 55
Rank change year-on-year +1 -17 +76
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 81 127 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.51% 3.66% 4.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.66% 3.81% 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 107 120 209
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +16.67%
10th Percentile £37,500 £42,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £72,500 £65,000
Berkshire median annual salary £56,250 £55,000 £53,750
% change year-on-year +2.27% +2.33% +7.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Reading
Permanent vacancies in Reading with a recognized job title 2214 3331 4362
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.05% 96.02% 96.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1829 2565 3451
Reading median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -2.17%
10th Percentile £24,950 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £68,750
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings that featured Senior Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in Reading

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Senior Developer in Reading

Senior Developer
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Developer in Reading over the 6 months to 17 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Developer in Reading

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 October 2017, Senior Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 46 (56.79%) Java
2 42 (51.85%) JavaScript
3 41 (50.62%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (41.98%) HTML
5 31 (38.27%) CSS
6 26 (32.10%) Linux
7 22 (27.16%) SQL
8 21 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (24.69%) TDD
9 20 (24.69%) OO
10 19 (23.46%) Python
11 17 (20.99%) Software Engineering
12 16 (19.75%) Spring
12 16 (19.75%) Degree
12 16 (19.75%) AngularJS
13 15 (18.52%) Node.js
13 15 (18.52%) REST
13 15 (18.52%) Web Services
14 14 (17.28%) .NET
14 14 (17.28%) C#
15 13 (16.05%) Scrum
15 13 (16.05%) Git (software)
16 12 (14.81%) SDLC
17 11 (13.58%) HDFS
17 11 (13.58%) Test Automation
17 11 (13.58%) Amazon AWS
17 11 (13.58%) Windows
17 11 (13.58%) Hibernate
18 10 (12.35%) RESTful
18 10 (12.35%) CSS3

Senior Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (6.17%) Apache
2 4 (4.94%) CMS
3 3 (3.70%) Apache Spark
3 3 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (3.70%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.47%) Apache Pig
4 2 (2.47%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.23%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.23%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (2.47%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.58%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.70%) Force.com
3 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.23%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.88%) Internet
2 7 (8.64%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.35%) HBase
2 9 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 8 (9.88%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (6.17%) MongoDB
4 5 (6.17%) NoSQL
5 4 (4.94%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (3.70%) MySQL
6 3 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.47%) Big Data
7 2 (2.47%) Redis
8 1 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.23%) DocumentDB
8 1 (1.23%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.23%) Power BI
8 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.23%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 13 (16.05%) Git (software)
2 8 (9.88%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.47%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.47%) IntelliJ
3 2 (2.47%) JIRA
3 2 (2.47%) Maven
3 2 (2.47%) NetBeans
3 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.47%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.23%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.23%) JUnit
4 1 (1.23%) MSTest
4 1 (1.23%) webpack
General
1 4 (4.94%) Finance
1 4 (4.94%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.70%) Retail
3 2 (2.47%) Marketing
4 1 (1.23%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (41.98%) HTML
2 31 (38.27%) CSS
3 16 (19.75%) AngularJS
3 16 (19.75%) Spring
4 15 (18.52%) Node.js
4 15 (18.52%) REST
4 15 (18.52%) Web Services
5 14 (17.28%) .NET
6 11 (13.58%) Hibernate
7 10 (12.35%) CSS3
7 10 (12.35%) HTML5
7 10 (12.35%) RESTful
8 9 (11.11%) J2EE
8 9 (11.11%) JSON
9 8 (9.88%) ASP.NET
9 8 (9.88%) SOAP
10 7 (8.64%) Django
11 6 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (6.17%) jQuery
13 3 (3.70%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.88%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (8.64%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.17%) iPad
4 3 (3.70%) Algorithms
4 3 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.70%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.47%) Fintech
5 2 (2.47%) User Experience
6 1 (1.23%) Chromecast
6 1 (1.23%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.23%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.23%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.23%) Social Media
6 1 (1.23%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 26 (32.10%) Linux
2 11 (13.58%) Windows
3 1 (1.23%) Android
3 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.23%) Solaris
3 1 (1.23%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (50.62%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (24.69%) OO
3 20 (24.69%) TDD
4 17 (20.99%) Software Engineering
5 13 (16.05%) Scrum
6 12 (14.81%) SDLC
7 11 (13.58%) Test Automation
8 10 (12.35%) Mentoring
9 9 (11.11%) MVC
10 8 (9.88%) Data Protection
10 8 (9.88%) E-Commerce
10 8 (9.88%) Front End Development
10 8 (9.88%) OOP
11 7 (8.64%) Cybersecurity
11 7 (8.64%) Database Optimisation
11 7 (8.64%) Unit Testing
12 6 (7.41%) Microservices
12 6 (7.41%) User Stories
12 6 (7.41%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 46 (56.79%) Java
2 42 (51.85%) JavaScript
3 22 (27.16%) SQL
4 19 (23.46%) Python
5 14 (17.28%) C#
6 9 (11.11%) Bash Shell
7 8 (9.88%) C++
7 8 (9.88%) R
8 6 (7.41%) T-SQL
9 5 (6.17%) PHP
10 3 (3.70%) PL/SQL
10 3 (3.70%) TypeScript
11 2 (2.47%) C
11 2 (2.47%) ES6
11 2 (2.47%) Perl
12 1 (1.23%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 1 (1.23%) ECMAScript
12 1 (1.23%) Java 9
12 1 (1.23%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.23%) Scala
Qualifications
1 16 (19.75%) Degree
2 4 (4.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 11 (13.58%) HDFS
2 2 (2.47%) Docker
3 1 (1.23%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 3 (3.70%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (1.23%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 7 (8.64%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.94%) Oracle
3 3 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.47%) Capita
4 2 (2.47%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.23%) VMware
5 1 (1.23%) Xamarin