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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programmer
Rank 52 56 64
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 8 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 1.43% 0.35% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% 0.37% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 4
Average salary £28,500 £48,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.53% +14.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £45,750 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,900 £51,750 £47,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
535 543 523
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 95.54% 94.76% 99.05%
Number of salaries quoted 472 467 447
Average salary £49,000 £50,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% +3.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 April 2016, 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 18 (81.82%) SQL
2 17 (77.27%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (68.18%) Oracle
4 14 (63.64%) Configuration Management
4 14 (63.64%) PL/SQL
4 14 (63.64%) Oracle Forms
4 14 (63.64%) Oracle Reports
4 14 (63.64%) Oracle Database 11g
4 14 (63.64%) Oracle Database
4 14 (63.64%) Issue Tracking
4 14 (63.64%) QMS
5 6 (27.27%) .NET
6 5 (22.73%) HTML
7 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
7 4 (18.18%) VB.NET
7 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET
7 4 (18.18%) CSS
8 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
8 3 (13.64%) C#
8 3 (13.64%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (9.09%) Image Processing
9 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (9.09%) Data Cleansing
9 2 (9.09%) Degree
9 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
9 2 (9.09%) QGIS
9 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
9 2 (9.09%) MySQL
9 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
9 2 (9.09%) SPSS

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 2 (9.09%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) S/MIME
1 1 (4.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (63.64%) Oracle Database
1 14 (63.64%) Oracle Database 11g
1 14 (63.64%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
3 2 (9.09%) GIS
3 2 (9.09%) MySQL
3 2 (9.09%) QGIS
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (63.64%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) .NET
2 5 (22.73%) HTML
3 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET
3 4 (18.18%) CSS
4 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (9.09%) XSLT
5 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (4.55%) HTML5
5 1 (4.55%) Middleware
5 1 (4.55%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (77.27%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) AS400
3 1 (4.55%) iSeries
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Configuration Management
1 14 (63.64%) Issue Tracking
1 14 (63.64%) QMS
2 3 (13.64%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (9.09%) Data Cleansing
3 2 (9.09%) Image Processing
3 2 (9.09%) MVC
3 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.55%) Application Performance Monitoring
4 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (4.55%) Data Security
4 1 (4.55%) ETL
4 1 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (4.55%) SDLC
4 1 (4.55%) SOA
4 1 (4.55%) SOLID
4 1 (4.55%) TDD
4 1 (4.55%) UML
Programming Languages
1 18 (81.82%) SQL
2 14 (63.64%) PL/SQL
3 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 4 (18.18%) VB.NET
4 3 (13.64%) C#
5 1 (4.55%) Java
5 1 (4.55%) Perl
5 1 (4.55%) Python
5 1 (4.55%) VB
5 1 (4.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) Oracle
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) IBM