Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Programmer was £46,250 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 230 259 251
Rank change year-on-year +29 -8 -38
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 24 36 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.38% 0.41% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.43% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 14 31 58
Berkshire median annual salary £46,250 £52,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.90% +23.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £55,875 £55,000 £55,000
South East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 6078 8309 10573
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.54% 95.64% 96.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4868 6513 8406
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +3.09% +7.78%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,750 £26,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £73,750 £71,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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
Reading +49 11 £40,000 -30.43%
Wokingham - 1 £60,000 -
Programmer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Programmer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region featuring Programmer in the job title.

1 12 (50.00%) C#
1 12 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (41.67%) .NET
3 9 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (37.50%) Product Management
4 8 (33.33%) SQL
5 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
6 6 (25.00%) OO
6 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 5 (20.83%) C++
7 5 (20.83%) Java
8 4 (16.67%) MVC
8 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
8 4 (16.67%) HTML
8 4 (16.67%) CSS
8 4 (16.67%) SDLC
9 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
9 3 (12.50%) MSTest
9 3 (12.50%) QA
9 3 (12.50%) VB
9 3 (12.50%) Oracle
9 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio
9 3 (12.50%) SLA
9 3 (12.50%) Project Management
9 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (8.33%) Data Management
10 2 (8.33%) Ajax
10 2 (8.33%) Finance
10 2 (8.33%) Windows
10 2 (8.33%) Linux

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MSTest
1 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.33%) MSBuild
2 2 (8.33%) Selenium
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (41.67%) .NET
2 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (16.67%) CSS
3 4 (16.67%) HTML
4 2 (8.33%) Ajax
4 2 (8.33%) AngularJS
4 2 (8.33%) LINQ
4 2 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (8.33%) WCF
5 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (4.17%) Hibernate
5 1 (4.17%) Kafka
5 1 (4.17%) React
5 1 (4.17%) REST
5 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) AS400
2 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.17%) Digital Currency
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Android
1 2 (8.33%) Linux
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (37.50%) Product Management
3 6 (25.00%) OO
4 4 (16.67%) MVC
4 4 (16.67%) SDLC
5 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 3 (12.50%) Project Management
6 2 (8.33%) Data Management
6 2 (8.33%) Test Automation
6 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.17%) API Development
7 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.17%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (4.17%) Front End Development
7 1 (4.17%) High Availability
7 1 (4.17%) Multithreading
7 1 (4.17%) Scrum
7 1 (4.17%) Waterfall
7 1 (4.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) C#
2 8 (33.33%) SQL
3 5 (20.83%) C++
3 5 (20.83%) Java
4 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 3 (12.50%) VB
6 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
7 1 (4.17%) Erlang
7 1 (4.17%) Go
7 1 (4.17%) RPG
7 1 (4.17%) RPG IV
7 1 (4.17%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) QA
1 3 (12.50%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft