The table below looks at the statistics for the Programmer role in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 190 149 169
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 34 67 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.62% 1.19% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 1.27% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 33 54 51
Average salary £40,000 £38,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,565 £22,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,750 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +3.42%
Programmer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5138 5283 4856
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.32% 93.60% 94.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3830 3887 3882
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Programmer in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Programmer
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Programmer across the Berkshire region.

Programmer Salary Trend in Berkshire

Programmer
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Programmer across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Programmer
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Programmer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -8 19 £40,000 +33.33% 2
Maidenhead - 4 £30,565 -
Slough -1 3 £52,500 +40.00%
Newbury +9 1 - -
Bracknell -11 1 £62,500 +78.57%
Programmer
South East

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Programmer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Programmer in their job title.

1 32 (52.46%) .NET
2 31 (50.82%) C#
3 23 (37.70%) Microsoft
4 21 (34.43%) Business Intelligence
5 20 (32.79%) Software Engineering
5 20 (32.79%) Degree
6 18 (29.51%) SQL
6 18 (29.51%) SQL Server
7 17 (27.87%) Social Media
7 17 (27.87%) Mobile App
8 15 (24.59%) MVC
9 14 (22.95%) ASP.NET
9 14 (22.95%) Web Services
10 13 (21.31%) MS Excel
11 11 (18.03%) XML
11 11 (18.03%) JavaScript
12 10 (16.39%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (16.39%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (16.39%) System Testing
12 10 (16.39%) Web Application Development
13 9 (14.75%) WPF
13 9 (14.75%) Finance
14 8 (13.11%) VB.NET
14 8 (13.11%) Oracle
15 7 (11.48%) MySQL
15 7 (11.48%) CSS
15 7 (11.48%) HTML
15 7 (11.48%) Telecoms
15 7 (11.48%) Banking
16 6 (9.84%) Ajax

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Programmer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.56%) OpenEdge
2 3 (4.92%) IIS
3 2 (3.28%) JBoss
3 2 (3.28%) Apache
3 2 (3.28%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.28%) Node.js
4 1 (1.64%) WordPress
4 1 (1.64%) nginx
4 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (21.31%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) HTTP
1 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (29.51%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.48%) MySQL
3 5 (8.20%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (6.56%) Adabas
4 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (4.92%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (3.28%) QlikView
6 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.64%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.64%) SAP BI
7 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.64%) OLTP
7 1 (1.64%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Oracle Forms
1 4 (6.56%) Xcode
2 3 (4.92%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.92%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.28%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.28%) WebDriver
3 2 (3.28%) NUnit
4 1 (1.64%) Subversion
4 1 (1.64%) PowerBuilder
4 1 (1.64%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 9 (14.75%) Finance
2 7 (11.48%) Telecoms
2 7 (11.48%) Banking
3 4 (6.56%) Local Government
4 1 (1.64%) Marketing
4 1 (1.64%) Retail
4 1 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.64%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (52.46%) .NET
2 14 (22.95%) Web Services
2 14 (22.95%) ASP.NET
3 11 (18.03%) XML
4 10 (16.39%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (14.75%) WPF
6 7 (11.48%) HTML
6 7 (11.48%) CSS
7 6 (9.84%) Ajax
7 6 (9.84%) .NET Framework
8 4 (6.56%) SOAP
8 4 (6.56%) WCF
8 4 (6.56%) REST
9 3 (4.92%) HTML5
9 3 (4.92%) jQuery
9 3 (4.92%) JSON
10 2 (3.28%) Hibernate
10 2 (3.28%) DHTML
10 2 (3.28%) Entity Framework
10 2 (3.28%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 17 (27.87%) Social Media
1 17 (27.87%) Mobile App
2 5 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.92%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.28%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.28%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.28%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (1.64%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.64%) GIS
5 1 (1.64%) AS400
5 1 (1.64%) Web 2.0
5 1 (1.64%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.64%) Open Source
5 1 (1.64%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.84%) Windows
2 5 (8.20%) Apple iOS
3 4 (6.56%) UNIX
4 2 (3.28%) Android
4 2 (3.28%) Linux
5 1 (1.64%) zOS
5 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (34.43%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (32.79%) Software Engineering
3 15 (24.59%) MVC
4 10 (16.39%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (16.39%) System Testing
4 10 (16.39%) Web Application Development
5 6 (9.84%) Unit Testing
6 4 (6.56%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (6.56%) TDD
6 4 (6.56%) SOA
6 4 (6.56%) iOS Development
6 4 (6.56%) Project Management
7 3 (4.92%) Scrum
7 3 (4.92%) Web Development
8 2 (3.28%) Pair Programming
8 2 (3.28%) Data Analysis
8 2 (3.28%) RAD
8 2 (3.28%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (3.28%) User Stories
8 2 (3.28%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 31 (50.82%) C#
2 18 (29.51%) SQL
3 11 (18.03%) JavaScript
4 8 (13.11%) VB.NET
5 4 (6.56%) T-SQL
5 4 (6.56%) Progress 4GL
5 4 (6.56%) NATURAL
5 4 (6.56%) Objective-C
5 4 (6.56%) PHP
5 4 (6.56%) PL/SQL
5 4 (6.56%) Java
5 4 (6.56%) VB
6 2 (3.28%) C++
7 1 (1.64%) COBOL
7 1 (1.64%) C
7 1 (1.64%) RPG
7 1 (1.64%) PHP5
7 1 (1.64%) VBScript
7 1 (1.64%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (32.79%) Degree
2 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.64%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 23 (37.70%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.11%) Oracle
3 4 (6.56%) HP
3 4 (6.56%) Progress
4 3 (4.92%) Informatica
5 2 (3.28%) SAP
5 2 (3.28%) Telerik
5 2 (3.28%) Zend
6 1 (1.64%) Google
6 1 (1.64%) Planview
6 1 (1.64%) Micro Focus
6 1 (1.64%) ESRI
Reading, Berkshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £65000 Per Annum Plus excellent benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Berkshire
TRG
Salary: 65000 Per Annum Plus excellent benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Windsor, Berkshire
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum £45-55k+
Posted: 3 days ago
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Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + excellent bens
Posted: 6 days ago