The median annual salary for a Senior Software Developer was £37,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Software Developer
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 102 133 136
Rank change year-on-year +31 +3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 3 13 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.24% 0.67% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.71% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 3 13 9
Median salary £37,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -32.72% +4.76%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +10.46%  

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 1191 1826 2265
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 97.22% 93.83% 94.85%
Number of salaries quoted 924 1476 1551
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 £25,000
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 Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Software Developer in Reading

Senior Software Developer
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Senior Software Developer in Reading

Senior Software Developer
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Software Developer in Reading over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Software Developer in Reading

Senior Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, Senior Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (76.92%) Finance
2 10 (76.92%) SQL Server
3 8 (61.54%) C#
3 8 (61.54%) Degree
4 7 (53.85%) Software Engineering
4 7 (53.85%) SQL
5 6 (46.15%) Retail
5 6 (46.15%) Relational Database
6 5 (38.46%) SDLC
6 5 (38.46%) Data Quality
6 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (38.46%) Power BI
6 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (38.46%) Business Analysis
6 5 (38.46%) Oracle OLAP
6 5 (38.46%) Unit Testing
6 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (38.46%) T-SQL
6 5 (38.46%) .NET
6 5 (38.46%) Oracle
6 5 (38.46%) OLAP
6 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
6 5 (38.46%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
6 5 (38.46%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (38.46%) DTS

Senior Software Developer 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:

Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (76.92%) SQL Server
2 6 (46.15%) Relational Database
3 5 (38.46%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (38.46%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (38.46%) DTS
3 5 (38.46%) OLAP
3 5 (38.46%) Oracle OLAP
3 5 (38.46%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (38.46%) Power BI
3 5 (38.46%) Snowflake Schema
3 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (38.46%) Star Schema
4 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
General
1 10 (76.92%) Finance
2 6 (46.15%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) .NET
1 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
1 5 (38.46%) XML
2 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (15.38%) jQuery
3 1 (7.69%) Ajax
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (7.69%) CSS
3 1 (7.69%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) HTML5
3 1 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (7.69%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) NHS
2 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
3 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) Software Engineering
3 5 (38.46%) Business Analysis
3 5 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (38.46%) Data Modelling
3 5 (38.46%) SDLC
3 5 (38.46%) Security Management
3 5 (38.46%) Unit Testing
4 4 (30.77%) MVC
5 3 (23.08%) Code Coverage
5 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
6 2 (15.38%) OO
7 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (7.69%) Multithreaded Programming
7 1 (7.69%) Multithreading
7 1 (7.69%) Scrum
7 1 (7.69%) System Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) C#
2 7 (53.85%) SQL
3 5 (38.46%) T-SQL
4 2 (15.38%) Apex Code
4 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) Data Quality
2 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) Salesforce.com
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