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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Programmer
Rank 202 208 216
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 5 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.10% 0.13% 0.094%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.14% 0.100%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 5
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
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
4622 5106 5009
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.26% 92.67% 94.40%
Number of salaries quoted 3462 3686 3989
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 29 May 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 - 4 £60,000 -
Software Programmer
South East

Software Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 20 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 19 (95.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (95.00%) .NET
3 18 (90.00%) C#
4 14 (70.00%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (70.00%) Social Media
4 14 (70.00%) Mobile App
5 12 (60.00%) Web Services
6 10 (50.00%) MS Excel
6 10 (50.00%) WPF
7 8 (40.00%) Degree
7 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET
7 8 (40.00%) MVC
7 8 (40.00%) Web Application Development
8 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (30.00%) System Testing
10 5 (25.00%) Open Source
10 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
11 4 (20.00%) TDD
11 4 (20.00%) WCF
11 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (20.00%) REST
11 4 (20.00%) Big Data
11 4 (20.00%) Big Data Analytics
11 4 (20.00%) Puppet
11 4 (20.00%) VirtualBox
11 4 (20.00%) Silverlight
11 4 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
11 4 (20.00%) Mobile Development

Software Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 10 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (20.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Bitbucket
2 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (95.00%) .NET
2 12 (60.00%) Web Services
3 10 (50.00%) WPF
4 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET
5 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (20.00%) WCF
6 4 (20.00%) REST
6 4 (20.00%) Silverlight
7 1 (5.00%) Mapnik
7 1 (5.00%) Google Maps API
7 1 (5.00%) CSS
7 1 (5.00%) HTML
7 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (70.00%) Social Media
1 14 (70.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Web 2.0
2 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (5.00%) Android
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 14 (70.00%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (40.00%) MVC
3 8 (40.00%) Web Application Development
4 6 (30.00%) System Testing
5 5 (25.00%) Open Source
5 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (20.00%) TDD
6 4 (20.00%) Big Data Analytics
6 4 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (20.00%) Mobile Development
6 4 (20.00%) Data Analytics
6 4 (20.00%) Analytics
6 4 (20.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 18 (90.00%) C#
2 1 (5.00%) C++
2 1 (5.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.00%) PHP
2 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (5.00%) C
2 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) Puppet
1 4 (20.00%) Vagrant
1 4 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (95.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Google
2 1 (5.00%) ESRI