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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 145 178 165
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 82 45 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.39% 0.80% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.51% 0.86% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 72 34 56
Average salary £40,000 £36,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £26,450 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £46,250
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +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
5420 5234 5249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 91.85% 93.15% 94.03%
Number of salaries quoted 3729 4037 4379
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £62,000 £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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +18 44 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Slough +15 14 £40,000 -17.94% 2
Windsor - 11 £45,000 -
Maidenhead -13 10 £40,000 +45.45%
Newbury +14 8 £31,500 -37.00%
Bracknell +4 7 £35,000 -22.22%
Wokingham - 4 £47,500 -
Programmer
South East

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 73 (48.99%) JavaScript
2 69 (46.31%) HTML
3 67 (44.97%) C#
4 65 (43.62%) CSS
5 63 (42.28%) .NET
6 57 (38.26%) SQL
7 53 (35.57%) Java
8 51 (34.23%) Agile Software Development
8 51 (34.23%) jQuery
9 50 (33.56%) Web Services
10 46 (30.87%) MVC
11 39 (26.17%) Microsoft
12 37 (24.83%) HTML5
13 36 (24.16%) SQL Server
14 35 (23.49%) XML
15 32 (21.48%) ASP.NET
16 31 (20.81%) CSS3
17 30 (20.13%) Windows
17 30 (20.13%) Team Foundation Server
18 29 (19.46%) Degree
18 29 (19.46%) MySQL
19 28 (18.79%) Linux
19 28 (18.79%) Scrum
19 28 (18.79%) Software Engineering
20 27 (18.12%) Ajax
20 27 (18.12%) Internet
21 25 (16.78%) SOA
21 25 (16.78%) JSON
21 25 (16.78%) Continuous Integration
22 24 (16.11%) PHP

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 4 (2.68%) IIS
1 4 (2.68%) Apache
2 3 (2.01%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.01%) SAS
2 3 (2.01%) CICS
3 2 (1.34%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.34%) CMS
3 2 (1.34%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.34%) Drupal
3 2 (1.34%) WordPress
4 1 (0.67%) Node.js
4 1 (0.67%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.67%) Joomla!
Applications
1 16 (10.74%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.67%) AutoCAD
2 1 (0.67%) Simulink
2 1 (0.67%) PowerPivot
2 1 (0.67%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.01%) Academy Housing
2 1 (0.67%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.67%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.67%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.67%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.01%) SaaS
2 1 (0.67%) GitHub
2 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (18.12%) Internet
2 5 (3.36%) Broadband
3 4 (2.68%) HTTP
4 3 (2.01%) SMTP
5 2 (1.34%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (24.16%) SQL Server
2 29 (19.46%) MySQL
3 12 (8.05%) SQL Server 2000
3 12 (8.05%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (7.38%) Adabas
5 10 (6.71%) Oracle Database 11g
5 10 (6.71%) Oracle Database
6 7 (4.70%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (4.03%) Oracle Database 10g
7 6 (4.03%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (2.68%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (2.01%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (2.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (2.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (2.01%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.34%) Data Mining
10 2 (1.34%) OLTP
11 1 (0.67%) Star Schema
11 1 (0.67%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 30 (20.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (12.08%) Jenkins
3 13 (8.72%) Subversion
4 12 (8.05%) Eclipse
5 10 (6.71%) Visual Studio
6 7 (4.70%) Git (software)
7 6 (4.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 4 (2.68%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (1.34%) JUnit
9 2 (1.34%) Maven
9 2 (1.34%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.67%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.67%) TestNG
10 1 (0.67%) NUnit
General
1 12 (8.05%) Marketing
2 8 (5.37%) Finance
3 3 (2.01%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.67%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (46.31%) HTML
2 65 (43.62%) CSS
3 63 (42.28%) .NET
4 51 (34.23%) jQuery
5 50 (33.56%) Web Services
6 37 (24.83%) HTML5
7 35 (23.49%) XML
8 32 (21.48%) ASP.NET
9 31 (20.81%) CSS3
10 27 (18.12%) Ajax
11 25 (16.78%) JSON
12 23 (15.44%) RESTful
13 20 (13.42%) SOAP
14 19 (12.75%) .NET Framework
15 18 (12.08%) WCF
16 17 (11.41%) ASP.NET MVC
17 16 (10.74%) Spring
17 16 (10.74%) WSDL
18 15 (10.07%) WPF
18 15 (10.07%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.77%) Client/Server
1 22 (14.77%) RIA
2 15 (10.07%) Mathematics
3 13 (8.72%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (6.71%) Computer Science
5 8 (5.37%) Mobile Computing
6 7 (4.70%) iPhone
7 6 (4.03%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (3.36%) Open Source
9 4 (2.68%) IBM Mainframe
9 4 (2.68%) Smartphone
9 4 (2.68%) Mainframe
10 3 (2.01%) Physics
10 3 (2.01%) Blackberry
11 2 (1.34%) N-Tier
11 2 (1.34%) User Experience
12 1 (0.67%) Mobile Payment
12 1 (0.67%) AS400
12 1 (0.67%) Derivative
12 1 (0.67%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 30 (20.13%) Windows
2 28 (18.79%) Linux
3 12 (8.05%) UNIX
4 7 (4.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (4.70%) Debian
4 7 (4.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (4.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.68%) Android
5 4 (2.68%) zOS
6 3 (2.01%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.01%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (34.23%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (30.87%) MVC
3 28 (18.79%) Scrum
3 28 (18.79%) Software Engineering
4 25 (16.78%) Continuous Integration
4 25 (16.78%) SOA
5 20 (13.42%) System Testing
6 12 (8.05%) TDD
7 11 (7.38%) OO
8 7 (4.70%) OOP
8 7 (4.70%) V-Model
8 7 (4.70%) iOS Development
9 6 (4.03%) Waterfall
10 5 (3.36%) Mentoring
10 5 (3.36%) Configuration Management
11 4 (2.68%) Information Security
11 4 (2.68%) Content Management
11 4 (2.68%) User Stories
12 3 (2.01%) BDD
12 3 (2.01%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 73 (48.99%) JavaScript
2 67 (44.97%) C#
3 57 (38.26%) SQL
4 53 (35.57%) Java
5 24 (16.11%) PHP
6 15 (10.07%) C++
7 10 (6.71%) NATURAL
8 9 (6.04%) PL/SQL
9 7 (4.70%) Objective-C
9 7 (4.70%) PHP5
10 5 (3.36%) Python
11 4 (2.68%) Perl
11 4 (2.68%) JCL
12 3 (2.01%) COBOL
12 3 (2.01%) C
12 3 (2.01%) Progress 4GL
12 3 (2.01%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.34%) VBA
14 1 (0.67%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.67%) XAML
Qualifications
1 29 (19.46%) Degree
2 3 (2.01%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.67%) MCTS
3 1 (0.67%) MCP
3 1 (0.67%) MCSD
3 1 (0.67%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.70%) QA
2 6 (4.03%) GAMP
Vendors
1 39 (26.17%) Microsoft
2 21 (14.09%) Oracle
3 9 (6.04%) HP
4 8 (5.37%) IBM
5 7 (4.70%) Red Hat
6 4 (2.68%) Sencha
7 3 (2.01%) Telerik
7 3 (2.01%) Progress
8 2 (1.34%) JBoss
9 1 (0.67%) Informatica
9 1 (0.67%) Sybase
9 1 (0.67%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.67%) SAP
9 1 (0.67%) Google
9 1 (0.67%) Akamai
9 1 (0.67%) Autodesk
9 1 (0.67%) SolidWorks
9 1 (0.67%) Twitter
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