The median annual salary for a Senior Programmer was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Programmer
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 107 143 145
Rank change year-on-year +36 +2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Programmer 4 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.32% 0.10% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.11% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 3
Median salary £80,000 £63,750 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.49% +22.59%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1211 1824 2254
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 97.27% 93.78% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 937 1474 1541
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Senior Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading that featured Senior Programmer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Programmer in Reading

Senior Programmer
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Senior Programmer in Reading

Senior Programmer Skill Set
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Senior Programmer 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 Programmer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) OO
1 4 (100.00%) Python
1 4 (100.00%) OOD
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (100.00%) Java EE
1 4 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 4 (100.00%) High Availability

Senior Programmer Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Java EE
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) High Availability
1 4 (100.00%) OO
1 4 (100.00%) OOD
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Python
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware