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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 105 89 118
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 29 52 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.35% 2.11% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.44% 2.30% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 21 43 8
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £40,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
2012 2264 2094
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.80% 92.03% 93.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1619 1599 1665
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,501
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 2015.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Reading

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (48.15%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (46.30%) Business Intelligence
3 23 (42.59%) Finance
4 22 (40.74%) Data Analysis
4 22 (40.74%) Informatica
5 20 (37.04%) SQL
5 20 (37.04%) Oracle
6 19 (35.19%) SQL Server
6 19 (35.19%) C#
6 19 (35.19%) Data Warehouse
7 18 (33.33%) Analytics
8 17 (31.48%) MS Excel
8 17 (31.48%) Project Management
9 16 (29.63%) Data Transformation
10 15 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (25.93%) Microsoft
11 14 (25.93%) Visualisation
12 12 (22.22%) Web Services
12 12 (22.22%) Software Engineering
12 12 (22.22%) Unit Testing
13 11 (20.37%) WCF
13 11 (20.37%) WPF
13 11 (20.37%) .NET
14 10 (18.52%) T-SQL
14 10 (18.52%) Scrum
15 8 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
15 8 (14.81%) REST
16 7 (12.96%) RESTful
16 7 (12.96%) Team Foundation Server
16 7 (12.96%) ASP.NET Web API

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 4 (7.41%) SAP EP
1 4 (7.41%) SAP Portal
2 2 (3.70%) Node.js
3 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.85%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 17 (31.48%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.70%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.41%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (35.19%) SQL Server
1 19 (35.19%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (12.96%) QlikView
3 6 (11.11%) Big Data
4 5 (9.26%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (7.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database
7 2 (3.70%) SAP BW
7 2 (3.70%) SAP BI
7 2 (3.70%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (1.85%) PowerCenter
8 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.85%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 7 (12.96%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (12.96%) Jenkins
2 4 (7.41%) Bitbucket
3 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.85%) Eclipse
General
1 23 (42.59%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (22.22%) Web Services
2 11 (20.37%) .NET
2 11 (20.37%) WCF
2 11 (20.37%) WPF
3 8 (14.81%) REST
4 7 (12.96%) ASP.NET Web API
4 7 (12.96%) RESTful
5 5 (9.26%) Ajax
5 5 (9.26%) HTML
6 4 (7.41%) .NET Framework
6 4 (7.41%) JSON
6 4 (7.41%) Silverlight
6 4 (7.41%) CSS
7 1 (1.85%) SOAP
7 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.85%) XML
7 1 (1.85%) Web Dynpro
7 1 (1.85%) SAP Smart Forms
7 1 (1.85%) BAPI
7 1 (1.85%) SAP BSP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (48.15%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (25.93%) Visualisation
3 7 (12.96%) Mobile Computing
3 7 (12.96%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.70%) Economics
4 2 (3.70%) Smartphone
4 2 (3.70%) Statistics
4 2 (3.70%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.70%) Data Integration
4 2 (3.70%) Social Media
5 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.56%) UNIX
2 2 (3.70%) Windows
3 1 (1.85%) Linux
3 1 (1.85%) Android
3 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.85%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (46.30%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (40.74%) Data Analysis
3 18 (33.33%) Analytics
4 17 (31.48%) Project Management
5 16 (29.63%) Data Transformation
6 15 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (22.22%) Software Engineering
7 12 (22.22%) Unit Testing
8 10 (18.52%) Scrum
9 8 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (12.96%) System Testing
10 7 (12.96%) RAD
11 6 (11.11%) Open Source
11 6 (11.11%) Data Analytics
12 5 (9.26%) SDLC
12 5 (9.26%) TDD
12 5 (9.26%) SAP Implementation
13 4 (7.41%) Big Data Analytics
13 4 (7.41%) DevOps
13 4 (7.41%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 20 (37.04%) SQL
2 19 (35.19%) C#
3 10 (18.52%) T-SQL
4 7 (12.96%) Java
4 7 (12.96%) JavaScript
5 5 (9.26%) PHP
6 4 (7.41%) C++
7 3 (5.56%) Perl
7 3 (5.56%) VB
7 3 (5.56%) VB.NET
7 3 (5.56%) Python
8 2 (3.70%) C
9 1 (1.85%) COBOL
9 1 (1.85%) Delphi
9 1 (1.85%) Progress 4GL
9 1 (1.85%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.85%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 6 (11.11%) Degree
2 4 (7.41%) SC Cleared
2 4 (7.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.41%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) Puppet
1 4 (7.41%) Vagrant
1 4 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (40.74%) Informatica
2 20 (37.04%) Oracle
3 14 (25.93%) Microsoft
4 7 (12.96%) SAP
4 7 (12.96%) Telerik
5 3 (5.56%) Planview
6 2 (3.70%) Tableau
6 2 (3.70%) IBM
7 1 (1.85%) Adobe
7 1 (1.85%) Apple
7 1 (1.85%) Micro Focus
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