The table below looks at the statistics for the Programmer role in IT jobs advertised for the Slough 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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 62 64 69
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 3 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.49% 0.80% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.82% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 3
Average salary £52,500 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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 Slough 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
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
563 610 623
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 91.99% 97.44% 93.97%
Number of salaries quoted 471 534 513
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Programmer in the job title across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Programmer
Salary Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Programmer across the Slough region.

Programmer Salary Trend in Slough

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) HTML
2 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (50.00%) .NET
3 4 (40.00%) CSS
3 4 (40.00%) REST
4 3 (30.00%) Apple iOS
4 3 (30.00%) iOS Development
4 3 (30.00%) JSON
4 3 (30.00%) Web Services
4 3 (30.00%) XML
4 3 (30.00%) MySQL
4 3 (30.00%) VB.NET
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (30.00%) IIS
4 3 (30.00%) C#
4 3 (30.00%) DHTML
4 3 (30.00%) Xcode
4 3 (30.00%) Objective-C
5 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (20.00%) DRM
5 2 (20.00%) Ajax
5 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (20.00%) PHP
5 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
5 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (20.00%) VBScript
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle Forms

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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 (30.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) MySQL
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (10.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (10.00%) OLTP
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Xcode
2 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) HTML
1 5 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (40.00%) CSS
2 4 (40.00%) REST
3 3 (30.00%) JSON
3 3 (30.00%) DHTML
3 3 (30.00%) Web Services
3 3 (30.00%) XML
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (20.00%) Ajax
4 2 (20.00%) HTML5
5 1 (10.00%) SOAP
5 1 (10.00%) Zend Framework
5 1 (10.00%) CSS3
5 1 (10.00%) COM
5 1 (10.00%) DOM
5 1 (10.00%) XSL
5 1 (10.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (20.00%) DRM
2 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) Web Development
3 1 (10.00%) System Testing
3 1 (10.00%) OO
3 1 (10.00%) MVC
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (10.00%) OO PHP
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (30.00%) C#
3 3 (30.00%) VB.NET
3 3 (30.00%) Objective-C
4 2 (20.00%) VBScript
4 2 (20.00%) PHP
4 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (10.00%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) Zend
2 1 (10.00%) IBM