Period
to 16 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Programmer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Programmer
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 237 228 239
Rank change year-on-year -9 +11 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 14 31 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.25% 0.48% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.50% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 14 29 32
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% - +10.53%
10th Percentile £28,000 £31,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £68,400 £60,000 £54,875
South East median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 5,370 6,198 7,511
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.84% 95.44% 95.66%
Number of salaries quoted 4,305 5,029 5,835
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £75,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured Programmer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Programmer in Berkshire

Programmer
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Programmer in Berkshire

Programmer
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Programmer in Berkshire over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Programmer in Berkshire

Programmer
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Programmer within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 16 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidenhead - 6 £31,000 - 2
Reading +5 5 £59,000 +47.50% 1
Slough - 1 £50,000 -
Bracknell - 1 £38,750 - 1
Programmer
South East

Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, Programmer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region featuring Programmer in the job title.

1 8 (57.14%) Git (software)
2 7 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (50.00%) Java
2 7 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 6 (42.86%) C#
3 6 (42.86%) SQL
3 6 (42.86%) .NET
4 5 (35.71%) .NET Framework
4 5 (35.71%) LINQ
4 5 (35.71%) Spring
4 5 (35.71%) HTML
4 5 (35.71%) MVC
4 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
4 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
4 5 (35.71%) CSS
4 5 (35.71%) T-SQL
4 5 (35.71%) Entity Framework
4 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET Core
4 5 (35.71%) Front End Development
5 4 (28.57%) TDD
6 3 (21.43%) Maven
6 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (21.43%) REST
7 2 (14.29%) Apache Camel
7 2 (14.29%) OO
7 2 (14.29%) Hibernate
7 2 (14.29%) OOD
8 1 (7.14%) Apache
8 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce

Programmer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) Apache
1 1 (7.14%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Git (software)
2 3 (21.43%) Maven
General
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) .NET
2 5 (35.71%) .NET Framework
2 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
2 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET Core
2 5 (35.71%) CSS
2 5 (35.71%) Entity Framework
2 5 (35.71%) HTML
2 5 (35.71%) LINQ
2 5 (35.71%) Spring
3 3 (21.43%) REST
4 2 (14.29%) Apache Camel
4 2 (14.29%) Hibernate
5 1 (7.14%) Apache OpenJPA
5 1 (7.14%) HATEOAS
5 1 (7.14%) iBATIS
5 1 (7.14%) JPA
5 1 (7.14%) OSGi
5 1 (7.14%) RESTful
5 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Algorithms
1 1 (7.14%) Data Structures
1 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (35.71%) Front End Development
2 5 (35.71%) MVC
3 4 (28.57%) TDD
4 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (14.29%) OO
5 2 (14.29%) OOD
6 1 (7.14%) Complexity Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
6 1 (7.14%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
6 1 (7.14%) Microservices
6 1 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (7.14%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) Java
2 6 (42.86%) C#
2 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 6 (42.86%) SQL
3 5 (35.71%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.14%) C++
4 1 (7.14%) Java 8
4 1 (7.14%) PHP
4 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle