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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 155 163 167
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 69 69 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.15% 1.18% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 1.27% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 54 61 53
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
5543 5447 5133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.58% 93.10% 94.43%
Number of salaries quoted 3814 4129 4221
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,225 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 20 October 2014.

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 20 October 2014. 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 +16 36 £42,500 +41.66% 1
Slough +5 16 £40,000 -15.78% 2
Maidenhead -20 12 £40,000 +45.45%
Windsor - 9 £45,000 -
Newbury +11 8 £31,500 -37.00%
Bracknell -4 7 £35,000 -
Wokingham - 4 £47,500 -
Programmer
South East

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 74 (49.01%) JavaScript
2 70 (46.36%) HTML
3 66 (43.71%) C#
3 66 (43.71%) CSS
4 63 (41.72%) .NET
5 61 (40.40%) SQL
6 52 (34.44%) Java
7 51 (33.77%) Web Services
8 49 (32.45%) jQuery
9 48 (31.79%) Agile Software Development
10 47 (31.13%) MVC
11 41 (27.15%) XML
11 41 (27.15%) SQL Server
12 38 (25.17%) Microsoft
12 38 (25.17%) HTML5
13 34 (22.52%) Windows
14 32 (21.19%) MySQL
14 32 (21.19%) ASP.NET
15 31 (20.53%) CSS3
16 29 (19.21%) Team Foundation Server
16 29 (19.21%) SOA
16 29 (19.21%) Software Engineering
16 29 (19.21%) Ajax
16 29 (19.21%) Degree
17 28 (18.54%) Linux
18 27 (17.88%) Internet
19 26 (17.22%) PHP
19 26 (17.22%) Scrum
20 25 (16.56%) JSON
21 23 (15.23%) Continuous Integration

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 7 (4.64%) IIS
2 5 (3.31%) Apache
3 3 (1.99%) CICS
3 3 (1.99%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.32%) Drupal
4 2 (1.32%) WordPress
4 2 (1.32%) Node.js
4 2 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.32%) CMS
4 2 (1.32%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.32%) JBoss
5 1 (0.66%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.66%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.66%) SAS
Applications
1 16 (10.60%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.66%) AutoCAD
2 1 (0.66%) Simulink
2 1 (0.66%) PowerPivot
2 1 (0.66%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.66%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.99%) Academy Housing
2 1 (0.66%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.66%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.66%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.66%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.99%) SaaS
2 2 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.66%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 27 (17.88%) Internet
2 5 (3.31%) Broadband
3 3 (1.99%) SMTP
3 3 (1.99%) HTTP
4 2 (1.32%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (27.15%) SQL Server
2 32 (21.19%) MySQL
3 17 (11.26%) SQL Server 2005
4 16 (10.60%) SQL Server 2000
5 15 (9.93%) Adabas
6 11 (7.28%) Oracle Database 11g
6 11 (7.28%) Oracle Database
7 8 (5.30%) Oracle Reports
8 7 (4.64%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (3.97%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (2.65%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (1.99%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (1.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (1.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (1.99%) OLTP
11 3 (1.99%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.99%) Relational Database
12 2 (1.32%) Data Mining
13 1 (0.66%) Star Schema
13 1 (0.66%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 29 (19.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (11.26%) Jenkins
3 13 (8.61%) Subversion
4 12 (7.95%) Visual Studio
4 12 (7.95%) Eclipse
5 8 (5.30%) Git (software)
6 6 (3.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 5 (3.31%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (1.32%) JUnit
8 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (1.32%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.66%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.66%) Maven
9 1 (0.66%) TestNG
9 1 (0.66%) NUnit
General
1 10 (6.62%) Marketing
2 8 (5.30%) Finance
3 1 (0.66%) Games
3 1 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (0.66%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (46.36%) HTML
2 66 (43.71%) CSS
3 63 (41.72%) .NET
4 51 (33.77%) Web Services
5 49 (32.45%) jQuery
6 41 (27.15%) XML
7 38 (25.17%) HTML5
8 32 (21.19%) ASP.NET
9 31 (20.53%) CSS3
10 29 (19.21%) Ajax
11 25 (16.56%) JSON
12 22 (14.57%) RESTful
13 21 (13.91%) SOAP
14 18 (11.92%) .NET Framework
15 17 (11.26%) WCF
15 17 (11.26%) ASP.NET MVC
16 16 (10.60%) WSDL
17 15 (9.93%) Spring
18 14 (9.27%) WPF
18 14 (9.27%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.57%) RIA
2 21 (13.91%) Client/Server
3 16 (10.60%) Mathematics
4 13 (8.61%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (5.96%) Computer Science
6 8 (5.30%) Mobile Computing
7 7 (4.64%) iPhone
8 6 (3.97%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (3.31%) Open Source
10 4 (2.65%) IBM Mainframe
10 4 (2.65%) Smartphone
10 4 (2.65%) Mainframe
11 3 (1.99%) Physics
11 3 (1.99%) Blackberry
12 2 (1.32%) AS400
12 2 (1.32%) N-Tier
12 2 (1.32%) User Experience
13 1 (0.66%) Mobile Payment
13 1 (0.66%) Data Structures
13 1 (0.66%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 34 (22.52%) Windows
2 28 (18.54%) Linux
3 16 (10.60%) UNIX
4 8 (5.30%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (5.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (4.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (4.64%) Debian
6 4 (2.65%) Android
6 4 (2.65%) zOS
7 3 (1.99%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.99%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (31.79%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (31.13%) MVC
3 29 (19.21%) SOA
3 29 (19.21%) Software Engineering
4 26 (17.22%) Scrum
5 23 (15.23%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (13.25%) System Testing
7 11 (7.28%) TDD
7 11 (7.28%) OO
8 7 (4.64%) V-Model
8 7 (4.64%) iOS Development
9 6 (3.97%) Configuration Management
9 6 (3.97%) OOP
10 5 (3.31%) Mentoring
10 5 (3.31%) Waterfall
11 4 (2.65%) User Stories
11 4 (2.65%) Information Security
11 4 (2.65%) Content Management
12 3 (1.99%) Pair Programming
12 3 (1.99%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 74 (49.01%) JavaScript
2 66 (43.71%) C#
3 61 (40.40%) SQL
4 52 (34.44%) Java
5 26 (17.22%) PHP
6 15 (9.93%) C++
7 14 (9.27%) NATURAL
8 10 (6.62%) PL/SQL
9 8 (5.30%) PHP5
10 7 (4.64%) Objective-C
11 5 (3.31%) Python
12 4 (2.65%) T-SQL
12 4 (2.65%) VB.NET
12 4 (2.65%) Perl
12 4 (2.65%) JCL
13 3 (1.99%) COBOL
13 3 (1.99%) C
13 3 (1.99%) Progress 4GL
14 2 (1.32%) VBScript
14 2 (1.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 29 (19.21%) Degree
2 3 (1.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.66%) MCTS
3 1 (0.66%) MCP
3 1 (0.66%) MCSD
3 1 (0.66%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.64%) QA
2 6 (3.97%) GAMP
Vendors
1 38 (25.17%) Microsoft
2 22 (14.57%) Oracle
3 13 (8.61%) HP
4 8 (5.30%) IBM
5 7 (4.64%) Red Hat
6 4 (2.65%) Sencha
7 3 (1.99%) Telerik
7 3 (1.99%) Progress
8 1 (0.66%) Informatica
8 1 (0.66%) Sybase
8 1 (0.66%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.66%) SAP
8 1 (0.66%) Google
8 1 (0.66%) Zend
8 1 (0.66%) Akamai
8 1 (0.66%) Twitter
8 1 (0.66%) Autodesk
8 1 (0.66%) SolidWorks
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