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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 130 122 122
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 19 19 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.78% 0.80% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.87% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 19 10 12
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,300 £22,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,400 £37,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,750 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +3.42%
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
2259 2194 1914
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 92.28% 92.81% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1549 1654 1571
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 £25,000 £27,500 £28,000
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%

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 30 March 2015.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Reading

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 26 (66.67%) C#
2 25 (64.10%) .NET
3 21 (53.85%) Business Intelligence
4 20 (51.28%) Microsoft
5 18 (46.15%) Software Engineering
6 17 (43.59%) Social Media
6 17 (43.59%) Mobile App
7 14 (35.90%) SQL Server
7 14 (35.90%) Web Services
8 13 (33.33%) ASP.NET
8 13 (33.33%) SQL
9 12 (30.77%) Degree
9 12 (30.77%) MS Excel
9 12 (30.77%) MVC
10 10 (25.64%) System Testing
10 10 (25.64%) Web Application Development
11 9 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (23.08%) WPF
11 9 (23.08%) XML
12 8 (20.51%) Finance
13 6 (15.38%) Oracle
13 6 (15.38%) Windows
14 5 (12.82%) SQL Server 2005
14 5 (12.82%) VB.NET
14 5 (12.82%) JavaScript
15 4 (10.26%) T-SQL
15 4 (10.26%) HTML
15 4 (10.26%) SOAP
15 4 (10.26%) UNIX
15 4 (10.26%) Project Management

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 2 (5.13%) IIS
2 1 (2.56%) Apache
2 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.56%) Node.js
Applications
1 12 (30.77%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (35.90%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.82%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2000
3 4 (10.26%) Adabas
4 3 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (7.69%) MySQL
5 2 (5.13%) QlikView
5 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (2.56%) SAP BW
6 1 (2.56%) SAP BI
6 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (5.13%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.13%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (2.56%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.56%) PowerBuilder
3 1 (2.56%) NUnit
General
1 8 (20.51%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Banking
2 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.13%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (64.10%) .NET
2 14 (35.90%) Web Services
3 13 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 9 (23.08%) XML
4 9 (23.08%) WPF
4 9 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (10.26%) Ajax
5 4 (10.26%) .NET Framework
5 4 (10.26%) HTML
5 4 (10.26%) SOAP
6 3 (7.69%) CSS
6 3 (7.69%) WCF
7 2 (5.13%) DHTML
7 2 (5.13%) RESTful
7 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (2.56%) Dapper ORM
8 1 (2.56%) DOM
8 1 (2.56%) XSL
8 1 (2.56%) LAMP
8 1 (2.56%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 17 (43.59%) Social Media
1 17 (43.59%) Mobile App
2 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.13%) Mobile Computing
3 2 (5.13%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.38%) Windows
2 4 (10.26%) UNIX
3 1 (2.56%) Linux
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (53.85%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (46.15%) Software Engineering
3 12 (30.77%) MVC
4 10 (25.64%) System Testing
4 10 (25.64%) Web Application Development
5 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (10.26%) SOA
5 4 (10.26%) Project Management
6 2 (5.13%) Scrum
6 2 (5.13%) RAD
6 2 (5.13%) Unit Testing
6 2 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (5.13%) Data Transformation
6 2 (5.13%) Data Analysis
7 1 (2.56%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.56%) OO PHP
7 1 (2.56%) OO
7 1 (2.56%) DRM
7 1 (2.56%) TDD
7 1 (2.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (66.67%) C#
2 13 (33.33%) SQL
3 5 (12.82%) JavaScript
3 5 (12.82%) VB.NET
4 4 (10.26%) NATURAL
4 4 (10.26%) T-SQL
5 3 (7.69%) PL/SQL
5 3 (7.69%) VB
6 2 (5.13%) PHP
7 1 (2.56%) COBOL
7 1 (2.56%) VBScript
7 1 (2.56%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 12 (30.77%) Degree
Vendors
1 20 (51.28%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.38%) Oracle
3 4 (10.26%) HP
4 3 (7.69%) Informatica
5 2 (5.13%) SAP
5 2 (5.13%) Telerik
6 1 (2.56%) Planview
6 1 (2.56%) Zend
6 1 (2.56%) Micro Focus
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Salary: £65000 Per Annum Plus excellent benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
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