The table below looks at the statistics for the Software 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 Software Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Programmer
Rank 206 218 208
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 16 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.27% 0.073% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.078% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 9
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +45.45%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Software 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
5421 5097 5234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.40% 92.98% 94.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3781 3985 4360
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Software Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Software Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Software Programmer
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Software Programmer Salary Trend in Berkshire

Software 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 Software Programmer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 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 8 £40,000 -
Wokingham - 4 £47,500 -
Newbury - 2 £50,000 -
Software Programmer
South East

Software Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Software 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 Software Programmer in their job title.

1 19 (82.61%) C#
1 19 (82.61%) .NET
2 15 (65.22%) HTML
2 15 (65.22%) JavaScript
3 13 (56.52%) Java
3 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (47.83%) Software Engineering
4 11 (47.83%) SQL
4 11 (47.83%) Oracle
5 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
5 10 (43.48%) CSS
5 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
5 10 (43.48%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (39.13%) C++
6 9 (39.13%) Scrum
6 9 (39.13%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (34.78%) MVC
7 8 (34.78%) Client/Server
7 8 (34.78%) jQuery
8 7 (30.43%) SaaS
9 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (26.09%) HTML5
9 6 (26.09%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (26.09%) Oracle Database
9 6 (26.09%) GAMP
9 6 (26.09%) Oracle Database 10g
9 6 (26.09%) Internet
9 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2000
9 6 (26.09%) Web Services
9 6 (26.09%) PHP

Software Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Software 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 Software Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (30.43%) SaaS
2 2 (8.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
2 6 (26.09%) Oracle Database
2 6 (26.09%) Oracle Database 10g
2 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2000
2 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (26.09%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (8.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (43.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (26.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (17.39%) Jenkins
3 4 (17.39%) Eclipse
3 4 (17.39%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (82.61%) .NET
2 15 (65.22%) HTML
3 10 (43.48%) CSS
4 8 (34.78%) jQuery
5 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (26.09%) HTML5
5 6 (26.09%) Web Services
5 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET
6 5 (21.74%) Spring
6 5 (21.74%) JSON
6 5 (21.74%) XML
7 4 (17.39%) RESTful
7 4 (17.39%) LAMP
7 4 (17.39%) .NET Framework
8 2 (8.70%) SOAP
8 2 (8.70%) Ajax
8 2 (8.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Client/Server
2 6 (26.09%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (26.09%) RIA
3 4 (17.39%) Mobile Computing
3 4 (17.39%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (47.83%) Software Engineering
3 9 (39.13%) Scrum
3 9 (39.13%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (34.78%) MVC
5 6 (26.09%) V-Model
6 5 (21.74%) TDD
6 5 (21.74%) SOA
6 5 (21.74%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (21.74%) User Stories
7 4 (17.39%) System Testing
8 2 (8.70%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 19 (82.61%) C#
2 15 (65.22%) JavaScript
3 13 (56.52%) Java
4 11 (47.83%) SQL
5 9 (39.13%) C++
6 6 (26.09%) PHP
7 4 (17.39%) Python
7 4 (17.39%) Perl
8 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL
8 2 (8.70%) VBA
8 2 (8.70%) PHP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (26.09%) GAMP
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Oracle
2 10 (43.48%) Microsoft