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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 122 107 109
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 19 34 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.79% 1.50% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 1.64% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 19 29 21
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -18.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £22,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
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
2254 2075 1822
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.03% 91.49% 95.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1563 1575 1554
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £63,000 £67,500
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 January 2015.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Reading

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 32 (61.54%) C#
2 28 (53.85%) .NET
3 20 (38.46%) Software Engineering
3 20 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 19 (36.54%) SQL Server
5 18 (34.62%) XML
6 16 (30.77%) ASP.NET
6 16 (30.77%) Web Services
7 15 (28.85%) SQL
7 15 (28.85%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (26.92%) MVC
8 14 (26.92%) Social Media
8 14 (26.92%) Mobile App
9 13 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (25.00%) Windows
10 12 (23.08%) HTML
10 12 (23.08%) NATURAL
10 12 (23.08%) Adabas
10 12 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
10 12 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (21.15%) System Testing
11 11 (21.15%) HP
11 11 (21.15%) SOA
11 11 (21.15%) SQL Server 2000
11 11 (21.15%) JavaScript
11 11 (21.15%) UNIX
12 10 (19.23%) CSS
12 10 (19.23%) WPF
12 10 (19.23%) Degree
13 8 (15.38%) Client/Server

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 3 (5.77%) IIS
2 2 (3.85%) Node.js
3 1 (1.92%) Joomla!
3 1 (1.92%) Drupal
3 1 (1.92%) WordPress
3 1 (1.92%) CMS
3 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.92%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (15.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.92%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (36.54%) SQL Server
2 12 (23.08%) Adabas
2 12 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (21.15%) SQL Server 2000
4 6 (11.54%) MySQL
5 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.92%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 7 (13.46%) Visual Studio
2 6 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (7.69%) Eclipse
3 4 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 4 (7.69%) Git (software)
4 3 (5.77%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.92%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.92%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.92%) NUnit
6 1 (1.92%) Subversion
6 1 (1.92%) PowerBuilder
General
1 6 (11.54%) Finance
2 3 (5.77%) Banking
2 3 (5.77%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (53.85%) .NET
2 18 (34.62%) XML
3 16 (30.77%) ASP.NET
3 16 (30.77%) Web Services
4 12 (23.08%) HTML
4 12 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (19.23%) CSS
5 10 (19.23%) WPF
6 7 (13.46%) WCF
7 5 (9.62%) RESTful
7 5 (9.62%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (7.69%) SOAP
8 4 (7.69%) .NET Framework
8 4 (7.69%) Ajax
8 4 (7.69%) jQuery
8 4 (7.69%) HTML5
9 3 (5.77%) CSS3
9 3 (5.77%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 3 (5.77%) AngularJS
9 3 (5.77%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (26.92%) Social Media
1 14 (26.92%) Mobile App
2 8 (15.38%) Client/Server
3 4 (7.69%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (1.92%) User Experience
4 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (25.00%) Windows
2 11 (21.15%) UNIX
3 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (38.46%) Software Engineering
2 15 (28.85%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (26.92%) MVC
4 13 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (21.15%) System Testing
5 11 (21.15%) SOA
6 8 (15.38%) Web Application Development
7 6 (11.54%) Scrum
8 4 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (5.77%) OO
10 2 (3.85%) OOP
10 2 (3.85%) DRM
10 2 (3.85%) TDD
11 1 (1.92%) User Stories
11 1 (1.92%) Performance Tuning
11 1 (1.92%) OO PHP
11 1 (1.92%) Web Development
11 1 (1.92%) Project Management
11 1 (1.92%) Workflow
11 1 (1.92%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 32 (61.54%) C#
2 15 (28.85%) SQL
3 12 (23.08%) NATURAL
4 11 (21.15%) JavaScript
5 5 (9.62%) C++
6 4 (7.69%) Java
6 4 (7.69%) PHP
6 4 (7.69%) VB.NET
7 3 (5.77%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.85%) VBScript
9 1 (1.92%) PHP5
9 1 (1.92%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.92%) VB
9 1 (1.92%) C
9 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (19.23%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.92%) MCP
Vendors
1 20 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 11 (21.15%) HP
3 5 (9.62%) Oracle
4 1 (1.92%) Twitter
4 1 (1.92%) Telerik
4 1 (1.92%) Google
4 1 (1.92%) Zend
4 1 (1.92%) SAP
4 1 (1.92%) Sybase
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