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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 80 113 87
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 57 25 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.27% 1.07% 1.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.47% 1.14% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 49 15 38
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +36.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,200 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £40,000 £43,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,250 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+7.38% +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
2305 2189 1933
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 91.61% 94.11% 92.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1635 1741 1631
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 22 August 2014.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Reading

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 34 (44.74%) C#
2 32 (42.11%) SQL
3 30 (39.47%) Java
3 30 (39.47%) .NET
4 28 (36.84%) Web Services
5 27 (35.53%) Linux
5 27 (35.53%) JavaScript
5 27 (35.53%) HTML
6 25 (32.89%) CSS
7 24 (31.58%) Microsoft
8 22 (28.95%) Scrum
8 22 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (27.63%) Software Engineering
9 21 (27.63%) PHP
9 21 (27.63%) Team Foundation Server
10 20 (26.32%) Windows
11 19 (25.00%) Client/Server
11 19 (25.00%) RESTful
11 19 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
12 18 (23.68%) System Testing
12 18 (23.68%) Degree
12 18 (23.68%) SQL Server
12 18 (23.68%) MVC
13 17 (22.37%) jQuery
14 16 (21.05%) Jenkins
15 15 (19.74%) WCF
16 14 (18.42%) MS Excel
17 13 (17.11%) WPF
17 13 (17.11%) ASP.NET Web API
17 13 (17.11%) HTML5

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (5.26%) Apache
2 3 (3.95%) CICS
2 3 (3.95%) IIS
3 2 (2.63%) Drupal
3 2 (2.63%) WordPress
3 2 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.63%) CMS
3 2 (2.63%) SAS
3 2 (2.63%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.32%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.32%) Node.js
4 1 (1.32%) Joomla!
Applications
1 14 (18.42%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.32%) AutoCAD
2 1 (1.32%) Simulink
2 1 (1.32%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.32%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.32%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.58%) Internet
2 4 (5.26%) Broadband
3 3 (3.95%) SMTP
3 3 (3.95%) HTTP
4 2 (2.63%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (23.68%) SQL Server
2 12 (15.79%) MySQL
3 6 (7.89%) Adabas
4 4 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.95%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (2.63%) Data Mining
6 2 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.32%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.32%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 21 (27.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (21.05%) Jenkins
3 11 (14.47%) Eclipse
4 10 (13.16%) Subversion
5 7 (9.21%) Git (software)
6 5 (6.58%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.63%) Mercurial
7 2 (2.63%) Maven
8 1 (1.32%) JUnit
8 1 (1.32%) NUnit
8 1 (1.32%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.32%) TestNG
General
1 7 (9.21%) Finance
2 2 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (39.47%) .NET
2 28 (36.84%) Web Services
3 27 (35.53%) HTML
4 25 (32.89%) CSS
5 19 (25.00%) RESTful
6 17 (22.37%) jQuery
7 15 (19.74%) WCF
8 13 (17.11%) WPF
8 13 (17.11%) ASP.NET Web API
8 13 (17.11%) HTML5
8 13 (17.11%) CSS3
9 12 (15.79%) Spring
10 11 (14.47%) ASP.NET
11 10 (13.16%) Ajax
12 9 (11.84%) .NET Framework
13 7 (9.21%) ASP.NET MVC
14 6 (7.89%) Struts2
14 6 (7.89%) LAMP
14 6 (7.89%) Struts
14 6 (7.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (25.00%) Client/Server
2 9 (11.84%) Computer Science
2 9 (11.84%) Mathematics
3 7 (9.21%) iPhone
4 6 (7.89%) Mobile Computing
5 4 (5.26%) Smartphone
5 4 (5.26%) IBM Mainframe
5 4 (5.26%) Open Source
5 4 (5.26%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.63%) Physics
6 2 (2.63%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.32%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (1.32%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 27 (35.53%) Linux
2 20 (26.32%) Windows
3 7 (9.21%) UNIX
3 7 (9.21%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (9.21%) Debian
3 7 (9.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (9.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (5.26%) zOS
5 1 (1.32%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (28.95%) Scrum
1 22 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (27.63%) Software Engineering
3 19 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (23.68%) System Testing
4 18 (23.68%) MVC
5 8 (10.53%) TDD
6 7 (9.21%) OO
6 7 (9.21%) iOS Development
7 6 (7.89%) Waterfall
8 5 (6.58%) OOP
9 4 (5.26%) Information Security
9 4 (5.26%) Content Management
10 3 (3.95%) Project Management
11 2 (2.63%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (2.63%) SOA
11 2 (2.63%) CAD
12 1 (1.32%) E-Commerce
12 1 (1.32%) OOD
12 1 (1.32%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 34 (44.74%) C#
2 32 (42.11%) SQL
3 30 (39.47%) Java
4 27 (35.53%) JavaScript
5 21 (27.63%) PHP
6 8 (10.53%) C++
7 7 (9.21%) Objective-C
7 7 (9.21%) PHP5
8 5 (6.58%) Python
8 5 (6.58%) NATURAL
9 4 (5.26%) Perl
9 4 (5.26%) JCL
10 3 (3.95%) COBOL
11 2 (2.63%) C
12 1 (1.32%) MATLAB
12 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.32%) XAML
12 1 (1.32%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 18 (23.68%) Degree
2 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.32%) HNC
3 1 (1.32%) MCSE
3 1 (1.32%) MCSD
3 1 (1.32%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.21%) QA
Vendors
1 24 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.21%) Red Hat
3 4 (5.26%) Sencha
3 4 (5.26%) IBM
4 2 (2.63%) Oracle
4 2 (2.63%) HP
5 1 (1.32%) Autodesk
5 1 (1.32%) Informatica
5 1 (1.32%) JBoss
5 1 (1.32%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.32%) SolidWorks
5 1 (1.32%) Telerik
5 1 (1.32%) Akamai
5 1 (1.32%) Twitter
5 1 (1.32%) Google
Reading, Berkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Head Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £36,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago