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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 95 121 92
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 46 16 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.83% 0.70% 2.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.00% 0.75% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 36 7 38
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 £38,000 £42,150
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
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
2295 2135 1866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 91.25% 93.15% 94.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1594 1694 1561
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 2014.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Reading

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 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 38 (45.78%) Agile Software Development
1 38 (45.78%) C#
2 34 (40.96%) SQL
3 33 (39.76%) .NET
4 30 (36.14%) Java
4 30 (36.14%) Web Services
5 27 (32.53%) Linux
5 27 (32.53%) JavaScript
5 27 (32.53%) Microsoft
6 26 (31.33%) HTML
7 25 (30.12%) Windows
7 25 (30.12%) CSS
8 24 (28.92%) Scrum
9 23 (27.71%) SQL Server
9 23 (27.71%) Team Foundation Server
10 22 (26.51%) Software Engineering
10 22 (26.51%) Client/Server
11 21 (25.30%) PHP
11 21 (25.30%) RESTful
12 20 (24.10%) Continuous Integration
12 20 (24.10%) System Testing
13 19 (22.89%) MVC
14 18 (21.69%) WCF
14 18 (21.69%) Degree
14 18 (21.69%) Jenkins
15 16 (19.28%) jQuery
16 15 (18.07%) WPF
16 15 (18.07%) ASP.NET Web API
17 14 (16.87%) MS Excel
18 13 (15.66%) CSS3

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 (4.82%) Apache
2 3 (3.61%) CICS
2 3 (3.61%) IIS
3 2 (2.41%) Drupal
3 2 (2.41%) WordPress
3 2 (2.41%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.41%) CMS
3 2 (2.41%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.41%) SAS
4 1 (1.20%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.20%) Joomla!
4 1 (1.20%) Node.js
Applications
1 14 (16.87%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.20%) AutoCAD
2 1 (1.20%) Simulink
2 1 (1.20%) PowerPivot
2 1 (1.20%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.20%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.02%) Internet
2 4 (4.82%) Broadband
3 3 (3.61%) SMTP
3 3 (3.61%) HTTP
4 2 (2.41%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (27.71%) SQL Server
2 12 (14.46%) MySQL
3 11 (13.25%) Adabas
4 6 (7.23%) SQL Server 2000
4 6 (7.23%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (4.82%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (3.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (3.61%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (3.61%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.41%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.20%) Star Schema
8 1 (1.20%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.20%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 23 (27.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (21.69%) Jenkins
3 12 (14.46%) Eclipse
4 10 (12.05%) Subversion
5 7 (8.43%) Visual Studio
5 7 (8.43%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.41%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.20%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.20%) Maven
7 1 (1.20%) TestNG
7 1 (1.20%) JUnit
7 1 (1.20%) NUnit
General
1 7 (8.43%) Finance
2 2 (2.41%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (39.76%) .NET
2 30 (36.14%) Web Services
3 26 (31.33%) HTML
4 25 (30.12%) CSS
5 21 (25.30%) RESTful
6 18 (21.69%) WCF
7 16 (19.28%) jQuery
8 15 (18.07%) WPF
8 15 (18.07%) ASP.NET Web API
9 13 (15.66%) CSS3
9 13 (15.66%) HTML5
10 12 (14.46%) ASP.NET
11 11 (13.25%) XML
11 11 (13.25%) Spring
12 10 (12.05%) Ajax
12 10 (12.05%) .NET Framework
13 8 (9.64%) ASP.NET MVC
14 6 (7.23%) LAMP
15 5 (6.02%) Struts2
15 5 (6.02%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 22 (26.51%) Client/Server
2 9 (10.84%) Mathematics
2 9 (10.84%) Computer Science
3 8 (9.64%) Mobile Computing
3 8 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (8.43%) iPhone
5 4 (4.82%) Open Source
5 4 (4.82%) IBM Mainframe
5 4 (4.82%) Mainframe
5 4 (4.82%) Smartphone
6 2 (2.41%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.41%) Physics
7 1 (1.20%) Derivative
7 1 (1.20%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (1.20%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (32.53%) Linux
2 25 (30.12%) Windows
3 11 (13.25%) UNIX
4 7 (8.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (8.43%) Debian
4 7 (8.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (8.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (4.82%) zOS
6 1 (1.20%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (45.78%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (28.92%) Scrum
3 22 (26.51%) Software Engineering
4 20 (24.10%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (24.10%) System Testing
5 19 (22.89%) MVC
6 7 (8.43%) TDD
6 7 (8.43%) OO
6 7 (8.43%) iOS Development
7 6 (7.23%) SOA
8 5 (6.02%) OOP
8 5 (6.02%) Waterfall
9 4 (4.82%) Content Management
9 4 (4.82%) Information Security
10 2 (2.41%) Project Management
10 2 (2.41%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (2.41%) Workflow
10 2 (2.41%) User Acceptance Testing
11 1 (1.20%) Unit Testing
11 1 (1.20%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 38 (45.78%) C#
2 34 (40.96%) SQL
3 30 (36.14%) Java
4 27 (32.53%) JavaScript
5 21 (25.30%) PHP
6 10 (12.05%) C++
6 10 (12.05%) NATURAL
7 7 (8.43%) Objective-C
7 7 (8.43%) PHP5
8 5 (6.02%) Python
9 4 (4.82%) JCL
9 4 (4.82%) Perl
10 3 (3.61%) COBOL
10 3 (3.61%) C
11 1 (1.20%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.20%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.20%) XAML
11 1 (1.20%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.20%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 18 (21.69%) Degree
2 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.20%) MCTS
3 1 (1.20%) MCP
3 1 (1.20%) MCSD
3 1 (1.20%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.43%) QA
Vendors
1 27 (32.53%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.43%) Red Hat
3 6 (7.23%) HP
4 4 (4.82%) Sencha
4 4 (4.82%) IBM
5 3 (3.61%) Oracle
6 1 (1.20%) Sybase
6 1 (1.20%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.20%) JBoss
6 1 (1.20%) Autodesk
6 1 (1.20%) SolidWorks
6 1 (1.20%) Telerik
6 1 (1.20%) Google
6 1 (1.20%) Akamai
6 1 (1.20%) Twitter
6 1 (1.20%) Informatica
Reading, Berkshire
Talent International
Salary: £33000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago