The median annual salary for a Senior Software Engineer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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

Senior Software Engineer
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 122 139
Rank change year-on-year +27 +17  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 11 17 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.88% 0.86% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 0.92% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 11 15 16
Median salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -  

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 1214 1857 2287
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 97.43% 94.03% 94.94%
Number of salaries quoted 937 1499 1560
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 £25,500 £30,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Senior Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Software Engineer 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 in Reading.

Salary trend for Senior Software Engineer in Reading

Senior Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer in Reading over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Software Engineer in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, Senior Software Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 22 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 15 (68.18%) SQL
3 14 (63.64%) Java
3 14 (63.64%) Linux
4 9 (40.91%) Scrum
5 8 (36.36%) OO
5 8 (36.36%) C#
5 8 (36.36%) C++
5 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (31.82%) HTML
6 7 (31.82%) CSS
7 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
7 6 (27.27%) OOP
7 6 (27.27%) Python
7 6 (27.27%) Ajax
8 5 (22.73%) Telerik
8 5 (22.73%) .NET Framework
8 5 (22.73%) Java EE
8 5 (22.73%) WPF
8 5 (22.73%) DevExpress
8 5 (22.73%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (22.73%) OOD
8 5 (22.73%) DNS
8 5 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
8 5 (22.73%) VMware
8 5 (22.73%) .NET
8 5 (22.73%) MS Office
8 5 (22.73%) Visual Studio

Senior Software Engineer 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 1 (4.55%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) DNS
2 3 (13.64%) Internet
3 2 (9.09%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) HBase
1 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Visual Studio
1 5 (22.73%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
2 4 (18.18%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.55%) JUnit
3 1 (4.55%) TestNG
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) CSS
1 7 (31.82%) HTML
2 6 (27.27%) Ajax
3 5 (22.73%) .NET
3 5 (22.73%) .NET Framework
3 5 (22.73%) Java EE
3 5 (22.73%) WPF
4 1 (4.55%) JSP
4 1 (4.55%) POSIX
4 1 (4.55%) RESTful
4 1 (4.55%) Web Services
4 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Mobile App
1 5 (22.73%) Social Media
2 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (63.64%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (40.91%) Scrum
3 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (36.36%) OO
4 6 (27.27%) OOP
5 5 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (22.73%) High Availability
5 5 (22.73%) Microservices
5 5 (22.73%) MVVM
5 5 (22.73%) OOD
5 5 (22.73%) SDLC
5 5 (22.73%) Web Application Development
6 4 (18.18%) Data Loss Prevention
6 4 (18.18%) TDD
7 3 (13.64%) BDD
8 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
8 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
9 1 (4.55%) Coaching
9 1 (4.55%) Malware Analysis
9 1 (4.55%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 15 (68.18%) SQL
2 14 (63.64%) Java
3 8 (36.36%) C#
3 8 (36.36%) C++
4 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 6 (27.27%) Python
5 5 (22.73%) Bash Shell
6 3 (13.64%) Apex Code
7 1 (4.55%) Perl
7 1 (4.55%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) HDFS
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) DevExpress
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
1 5 (22.73%) Telerik
1 5 (22.73%) VMware
2 3 (13.64%) Salesforce.com
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