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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 196 158 154
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 29 76 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.50% 1.31% 1.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 1.41% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 23 69 74
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £27,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
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
5412 5407 5057
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.06% 93.50% 93.94%
Number of salaries quoted 3817 3971 4211
Average salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,350 £62,500 £67,500
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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -4 22 £40,000 +33.33% 2
Slough -7 7 £40,000 - 1
Maidenhead +2 5 £44,000 +10.00%
Bracknell -12 4 £40,000 -
Newbury -1 1 £45,000 +20.00%
Windsor - 1 £40,000 -
Programmer
South East

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 53 (48.62%) C#
2 52 (47.71%) .NET
3 42 (38.53%) JavaScript
4 41 (37.61%) HTML
4 41 (37.61%) CSS
5 37 (33.94%) MVC
6 35 (32.11%) SQL
7 34 (31.19%) SQL Server
8 32 (29.36%) Microsoft
9 31 (28.44%) ASP.NET
10 29 (26.61%) Web Services
10 29 (26.61%) jQuery
11 27 (24.77%) XML
12 26 (23.85%) Agile Software Development
13 25 (22.94%) MySQL
13 25 (22.94%) HTML5
14 24 (22.02%) Java
14 24 (22.02%) Software Engineering
15 23 (21.10%) Windows
16 21 (19.27%) SOA
16 21 (19.27%) Degree
16 21 (19.27%) ASP.NET MVC
17 20 (18.35%) Team Foundation Server
18 18 (16.51%) Oracle
18 18 (16.51%) Internet
18 18 (16.51%) SQL Server 2005
18 18 (16.51%) CSS3
19 17 (15.60%) SQL Server 2000
19 17 (15.60%) Ajax
20 16 (14.68%) RIA

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 6 (5.50%) IIS
2 2 (1.83%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.83%) Node.js
3 1 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.92%) CMS
3 1 (0.92%) Joomla!
3 1 (0.92%) Drupal
3 1 (0.92%) WordPress
3 1 (0.92%) JBoss
3 1 (0.92%) Apache
3 1 (0.92%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (11.93%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.92%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (2.75%) Academy Housing
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.92%) GitHub
2 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (16.51%) Internet
2 5 (4.59%) Broadband
3 1 (0.92%) SMTP
3 1 (0.92%) HTTP
3 1 (0.92%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (31.19%) SQL Server
2 25 (22.94%) MySQL
3 18 (16.51%) SQL Server 2005
4 17 (15.60%) SQL Server 2000
5 12 (11.01%) Adabas
6 11 (10.09%) Oracle Database 11g
6 11 (10.09%) Oracle Database
7 7 (6.42%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (5.50%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (4.59%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (2.75%) OLTP
11 2 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.92%) QlikView
12 1 (0.92%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.92%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 20 (18.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (8.26%) Jenkins
2 9 (8.26%) Visual Studio
3 8 (7.34%) Git (software)
4 7 (6.42%) Oracle Forms
4 7 (6.42%) Subversion
5 6 (5.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 5 (4.59%) Eclipse
7 3 (2.75%) NUnit
7 3 (2.75%) WebDriver
8 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (1.83%) Mercurial
8 2 (1.83%) Xcode
9 1 (0.92%) JUnit
9 1 (0.92%) TestNG
9 1 (0.92%) PowerBuilder
9 1 (0.92%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 7 (6.42%) Finance
2 4 (3.67%) Marketing
3 2 (1.83%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.83%) Banking
4 1 (0.92%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (47.71%) .NET
2 41 (37.61%) HTML
2 41 (37.61%) CSS
3 31 (28.44%) ASP.NET
4 29 (26.61%) Web Services
4 29 (26.61%) jQuery
5 27 (24.77%) XML
6 25 (22.94%) HTML5
7 21 (19.27%) ASP.NET MVC
8 18 (16.51%) CSS3
9 17 (15.60%) Ajax
10 14 (12.84%) .NET Framework
11 13 (11.93%) SOAP
12 11 (10.09%) JSON
12 11 (10.09%) WCF
13 10 (9.17%) WPF
13 10 (9.17%) RESTful
13 10 (9.17%) WSDL
14 9 (8.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 7 (6.42%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.68%) RIA
2 13 (11.93%) Client/Server
3 8 (7.34%) Social Media
3 8 (7.34%) Mobile App
4 7 (6.42%) Mobile Computing
4 7 (6.42%) Mathematics
5 6 (5.50%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.67%) iPhone
6 4 (3.67%) Open Source
7 3 (2.75%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.83%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.83%) User Experience
9 1 (0.92%) AS400
9 1 (0.92%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.92%) Physics
9 1 (0.92%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 23 (21.10%) Windows
2 11 (10.09%) Linux
2 11 (10.09%) UNIX
3 5 (4.59%) Apple iOS
3 5 (4.59%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (4.59%) Android
3 5 (4.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (3.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (3.67%) Debian
5 3 (2.75%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (33.94%) MVC
2 26 (23.85%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (22.02%) Software Engineering
4 21 (19.27%) SOA
5 14 (12.84%) System Testing
6 12 (11.01%) Scrum
7 10 (9.17%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (9.17%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (6.42%) TDD
9 6 (5.50%) V-Model
9 6 (5.50%) iOS Development
9 6 (5.50%) OO
10 5 (4.59%) Configuration Management
10 5 (4.59%) Web Development
10 5 (4.59%) Mentoring
11 4 (3.67%) Web Application Development
11 4 (3.67%) OOP
12 3 (2.75%) User Stories
13 2 (1.83%) Workflow
13 2 (1.83%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 53 (48.62%) C#
2 42 (38.53%) JavaScript
3 35 (32.11%) SQL
4 24 (22.02%) Java
5 14 (12.84%) PHP
6 12 (11.01%) NATURAL
7 8 (7.34%) PL/SQL
7 8 (7.34%) C++
8 6 (5.50%) Objective-C
9 5 (4.59%) PHP5
9 5 (4.59%) VB.NET
10 3 (2.75%) Python
10 3 (2.75%) Progress 4GL
10 3 (2.75%) Perl
11 2 (1.83%) VBScript
12 1 (0.92%) VB
12 1 (0.92%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.92%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.92%) RPG
12 1 (0.92%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (19.27%) Degree
2 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.92%) MCTS
3 1 (0.92%) MCP
3 1 (0.92%) MCSD
3 1 (0.92%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.50%) GAMP
2 1 (0.92%) QA
Vendors
1 32 (29.36%) Microsoft
2 18 (16.51%) Oracle
3 14 (12.84%) HP
4 4 (3.67%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.75%) Progress
5 3 (2.75%) IBM
6 1 (0.92%) Sybase
6 1 (0.92%) SAP
6 1 (0.92%) Telerik
6 1 (0.92%) Google
6 1 (0.92%) Zend
6 1 (0.92%) Twitter
Slough, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 65,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum GBP To 45k +Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 20 days ago