Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Software Developer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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

Senior Software Developer
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 142 171 182
Rank change year-on-year +29 +11 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 15 25 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.63% 0.72% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.75% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 14 23 31
Reading median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £44,500 £42,750 £43,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £68,000 £62,500
Berkshire median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -4.55%

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 2288 3350 4455
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.81% 96.13% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1877 2508 3542
Reading median annual salary £47,500 £49,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.52% +10.56% -5.26%
10th Percentile £25,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £74,250 £71,250 £68,750
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +3.09% +7.78%

Senior Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

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 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Software Developer in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 10 (66.67%) TDD
2 8 (53.33%) Python
2 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (46.67%) Database Optimisation
3 7 (46.67%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (46.67%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (46.67%) Firewall
3 7 (46.67%) Software Engineering
3 7 (46.67%) Django
4 6 (40.00%) C#
5 5 (33.33%) .NET
5 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
6 4 (26.67%) MVC
7 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
8 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
8 2 (13.33%) SOLID
8 2 (13.33%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
8 2 (13.33%) Entity Framework
8 2 (13.33%) Node.js
8 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
8 2 (13.33%) Degree
8 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
8 2 (13.33%) Scrum

Senior Software 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) HTTP
2 1 (6.67%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.67%) Big Data
3 1 (6.67%) DocumentDB
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
1 1 (6.67%) MSTest
1 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) Django
2 5 (33.33%) .NET
2 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
4 2 (13.33%) Entity Framework
4 2 (13.33%) HTML
4 2 (13.33%) Node.js
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Core
5 1 (6.67%) Apache Cordova
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (6.67%) CSS
5 1 (6.67%) CSS3
5 1 (6.67%) HTML5
5 1 (6.67%) Ionic Framework
5 1 (6.67%) RESTful
5 1 (6.67%) Web Services
5 1 (6.67%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Algorithms
2 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) TDD
2 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (46.67%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (46.67%) Database Optimisation
3 7 (46.67%) Software Engineering
4 4 (26.67%) MVC
5 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (13.33%) OOP
5 2 (13.33%) Scrum
5 2 (13.33%) SOLID
5 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
6 1 (6.67%) API Design
6 1 (6.67%) API Development
6 1 (6.67%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (6.67%) Open Source
6 1 (6.67%) People Management
6 1 (6.67%) SDLC
6 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
6 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) Python
2 6 (40.00%) C#
3 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (13.33%) SQL
5 1 (6.67%) C++
5 1 (6.67%) Java
5 1 (6.67%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Xamarin