The table below looks at the statistics for the Programmer role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading 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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 84 114 90
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 56 20 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.25% 0.88% 2.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.45% 0.93% 2.21%
Number of salaries quoted 46 10 39
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £40,250 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,731
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.97%
Programmer
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2283 2140 1900
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 91.54% 93.78% 93.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1614 1701 1599
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Programmer
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Programmer Salary Trend in Reading

Programmer
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Programmer across the Reading region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Reading

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 36 (45.57%) C#
2 33 (41.77%) SQL
3 31 (39.24%) Java
3 31 (39.24%) .NET
4 29 (36.71%) Web Services
5 27 (34.18%) Linux
5 27 (34.18%) JavaScript
5 27 (34.18%) HTML
6 25 (31.65%) CSS
6 25 (31.65%) Microsoft
7 23 (29.11%) Scrum
7 23 (29.11%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (27.85%) Software Engineering
8 22 (27.85%) Team Foundation Server
9 21 (26.58%) Client/Server
9 21 (26.58%) Windows
9 21 (26.58%) PHP
10 20 (25.32%) RESTful
10 20 (25.32%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (24.05%) System Testing
11 19 (24.05%) SQL Server
12 18 (22.78%) MVC
12 18 (22.78%) Degree
13 17 (21.52%) jQuery
13 17 (21.52%) Jenkins
14 16 (20.25%) WCF
15 14 (17.72%) MS Excel
15 14 (17.72%) WPF
15 14 (17.72%) ASP.NET Web API
16 13 (16.46%) HTML5

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 (5.06%) Apache
2 3 (3.80%) CICS
2 3 (3.80%) IIS
3 2 (2.53%) Drupal
3 2 (2.53%) WordPress
3 2 (2.53%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.53%) CMS
3 2 (2.53%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.53%) SAS
4 1 (1.27%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.27%) Joomla!
4 1 (1.27%) Node.js
Applications
1 14 (17.72%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.27%) AutoCAD
2 1 (1.27%) Simulink
2 1 (1.27%) PowerPivot
2 1 (1.27%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.33%) Internet
2 4 (5.06%) Broadband
3 3 (3.80%) SMTP
3 3 (3.80%) HTTP
4 2 (2.53%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (24.05%) SQL Server
2 12 (15.19%) MySQL
3 8 (10.13%) Adabas
4 4 (5.06%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (3.80%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.53%) Data Mining
6 2 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.27%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.27%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 22 (27.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (21.52%) Jenkins
3 12 (15.19%) Eclipse
4 10 (12.66%) Subversion
5 7 (8.86%) Git (software)
6 6 (7.59%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.53%) Maven
7 2 (2.53%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.27%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.27%) TestNG
8 1 (1.27%) JUnit
8 1 (1.27%) NUnit
General
1 7 (8.86%) Finance
2 2 (2.53%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (39.24%) .NET
2 29 (36.71%) Web Services
3 27 (34.18%) HTML
4 25 (31.65%) CSS
5 20 (25.32%) RESTful
6 17 (21.52%) jQuery
7 16 (20.25%) WCF
8 14 (17.72%) WPF
8 14 (17.72%) ASP.NET Web API
9 13 (16.46%) HTML5
9 13 (16.46%) CSS3
10 12 (15.19%) Spring
11 11 (13.92%) ASP.NET
12 10 (12.66%) Ajax
13 9 (11.39%) .NET Framework
14 7 (8.86%) XML
14 7 (8.86%) ASP.NET MVC
15 6 (7.59%) Struts2
15 6 (7.59%) Struts
15 6 (7.59%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (26.58%) Client/Server
2 9 (11.39%) Mathematics
2 9 (11.39%) Computer Science
3 7 (8.86%) iPhone
3 7 (8.86%) Mobile Computing
4 4 (5.06%) Open Source
4 4 (5.06%) IBM Mainframe
4 4 (5.06%) Mainframe
4 4 (5.06%) Smartphone
5 2 (2.53%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.53%) Physics
6 1 (1.27%) Derivative
6 1 (1.27%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 27 (34.18%) Linux
2 21 (26.58%) Windows
3 8 (10.13%) UNIX
4 7 (8.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (8.86%) Debian
4 7 (8.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (8.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (5.06%) zOS
6 1 (1.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (29.11%) Scrum
1 23 (29.11%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (27.85%) Software Engineering
3 20 (25.32%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (24.05%) System Testing
5 18 (22.78%) MVC
6 8 (10.13%) TDD
7 7 (8.86%) OO
7 7 (8.86%) iOS Development
8 6 (7.59%) Waterfall
9 5 (6.33%) OOP
10 4 (5.06%) Content Management
10 4 (5.06%) Information Security
11 3 (3.80%) Project Management
11 3 (3.80%) SOA
12 2 (2.53%) User Acceptance Testing
13 1 (1.27%) Unit Testing
13 1 (1.27%) Operations Research
13 1 (1.27%) Web Development
13 1 (1.27%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 36 (45.57%) C#
2 33 (41.77%) SQL
3 31 (39.24%) Java
4 27 (34.18%) JavaScript
5 21 (26.58%) PHP
6 9 (11.39%) C++
7 7 (8.86%) NATURAL
7 7 (8.86%) Objective-C
7 7 (8.86%) PHP5
8 5 (6.33%) Python
9 4 (5.06%) JCL
9 4 (5.06%) Perl
10 3 (3.80%) COBOL
11 2 (2.53%) C
12 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.27%) MATLAB
12 1 (1.27%) XAML
12 1 (1.27%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 18 (22.78%) Degree
2 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.27%) MCTS
3 1 (1.27%) MCSD
3 1 (1.27%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.86%) QA
Vendors
1 25 (31.65%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.86%) Red Hat
3 4 (5.06%) Sencha
3 4 (5.06%) IBM
4 3 (3.80%) HP
5 2 (2.53%) Oracle
6 1 (1.27%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.27%) JBoss
6 1 (1.27%) Informatica
6 1 (1.27%) Autodesk
6 1 (1.27%) SolidWorks
6 1 (1.27%) Telerik
6 1 (1.27%) Google
6 1 (1.27%) Akamai
6 1 (1.27%) Twitter
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago