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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Programmer
Rank 213 215 217
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 5 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.099% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.13% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 5
Average salary £60,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +6.66%
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
4727 5204 5078
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.51% 93.04% 93.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3586 3758 4059
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 July 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 -1 4 £60,000 +50.00%
Maidenhead - 1 £50,000 -
Software Programmer
South East

Software Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 15 (93.75%) .NET
1 15 (93.75%) Software Engineering
2 14 (87.50%) C#
2 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
3 10 (62.50%) Web Services
4 9 (56.25%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (56.25%) Social Media
4 9 (56.25%) Mobile App
5 7 (43.75%) MVC
5 7 (43.75%) WPF
5 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
5 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET
6 6 (37.50%) Degree
6 6 (37.50%) Web Application Development
6 6 (37.50%) API Development
7 5 (31.25%) Open Source
7 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
8 4 (25.00%) TDD
8 4 (25.00%) Silverlight
8 4 (25.00%) WCF
8 4 (25.00%) Puppet
8 4 (25.00%) VirtualBox
8 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (25.00%) Mobile Development
8 4 (25.00%) Vagrant
8 4 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (25.00%) DevOps

Software Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (25.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Bitbucket
2 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (6.25%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (93.75%) .NET
2 10 (62.50%) Web Services
3 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET
3 7 (43.75%) WPF
4 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (25.00%) REST
5 4 (25.00%) Silverlight
5 4 (25.00%) WCF
6 2 (12.50%) HTML
7 1 (6.25%) Google Maps API
7 1 (6.25%) CSS
7 1 (6.25%) XML
7 1 (6.25%) Mapnik
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Social Media
1 9 (56.25%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) GIS
2 1 (6.25%) Web 2.0
2 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Android
1 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) Software Engineering
2 9 (56.25%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (43.75%) MVC
4 6 (37.50%) Web Application Development
4 6 (37.50%) API Development
5 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (31.25%) Open Source
6 4 (25.00%) Big Data Analytics
6 4 (25.00%) TDD
6 4 (25.00%) Data Analytics
6 4 (25.00%) Analytics
6 4 (25.00%) DevOps
6 4 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (25.00%) Mobile Development
7 3 (18.75%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) C#
2 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) PHP
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
3 1 (6.25%) Python
3 1 (6.25%) C++
3 1 (6.25%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Puppet
1 4 (25.00%) Vagrant
1 4 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) ESRI
2 1 (6.25%) Google