Period
to 24 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Programmer was £58,750 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 24 May 2018.

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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 211 224 277
Rank change year-on-year +13 +53 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 50 41 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.72% 0.62% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.64% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 40 21 44
Berkshire median annual salary £58,750 £52,500 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.90% +27.27% -6.25%
10th Percentile £45,000 £27,500 £28,100
90th Percentile £75,125 £85,000 £57,500
South East median annual salary £48,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +12.50%

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 6,644 6,386 9,242
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.90% 95.90% 96.08%
Number of salaries quoted 5,386 5,185 7,527
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% -1.00% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £28,075
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 24 May 2018.

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 24 May 2018. 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 +29 24 £62,500 -21.88% 3
Bracknell - 5 - -
Wokingham -4 2 £60,000 +14.29%
Programmer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 24 May 2018, 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 32 (64.00%) Java
1 32 (64.00%) Software Engineering
2 19 (38.00%) Spring
3 18 (36.00%) JavaScript
3 18 (36.00%) Java 8
4 14 (28.00%) SQL
5 13 (26.00%) C++
5 13 (26.00%) Hibernate
5 13 (26.00%) Mentoring
6 12 (24.00%) AngularJS
7 11 (22.00%) JPA
7 11 (22.00%) REST
7 11 (22.00%) HTML
7 11 (22.00%) User Stories
7 11 (22.00%) Microservices
8 10 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (20.00%) Mainframe
8 10 (20.00%) COBOL
8 10 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 10 (20.00%) DB2
8 10 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
8 10 (20.00%) Retail
9 8 (16.00%) C#
10 7 (14.00%) JSP
10 7 (14.00%) Git (software)
10 7 (14.00%) Web Development
11 6 (12.00%) Degree
11 6 (12.00%) .NET
11 6 (12.00%) PHP
11 6 (12.00%) SMS

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 (2.00%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.00%) SMS
2 5 (10.00%) HTTP
2 5 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.00%) DB2
1 10 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.00%) HBase
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 7 (14.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (4.00%) MSTest
2 2 (4.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (20.00%) Retail
2 4 (8.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (38.00%) Spring
2 13 (26.00%) Hibernate
3 12 (24.00%) AngularJS
4 11 (22.00%) HTML
4 11 (22.00%) JPA
4 11 (22.00%) REST
5 7 (14.00%) JSP
6 6 (12.00%) .NET
7 4 (8.00%) ASP.NET
7 4 (8.00%) CSS
8 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (4.00%) WCF
9 1 (2.00%) ActiveMQ
9 1 (2.00%) Django
9 1 (2.00%) GWT
9 1 (2.00%) jQuery
9 1 (2.00%) Node.js
9 1 (2.00%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (2.00%) RESTful
9 1 (2.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
1 10 (20.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (6.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.00%) Derivative
3 1 (2.00%) Fintech
3 1 (2.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.00%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.00%) Linux
2 2 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (64.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (26.00%) Mentoring
3 11 (22.00%) Microservices
3 11 (22.00%) User Stories
4 10 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
5 7 (14.00%) Web Development
6 4 (8.00%) Multithreaded Programming
6 4 (8.00%) Multithreading
6 4 (8.00%) OO
6 4 (8.00%) TDD
7 3 (6.00%) OOP
7 3 (6.00%) Scrum
7 3 (6.00%) SDLC
8 2 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (4.00%) Line Management
8 2 (4.00%) MVC
8 2 (4.00%) Unit Testing
9 1 (2.00%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (2.00%) DevOps
9 1 (2.00%) Financial Modelling
Programming Languages
1 32 (64.00%) Java
2 18 (36.00%) Java 8
2 18 (36.00%) JavaScript
3 14 (28.00%) SQL
4 13 (26.00%) C++
5 10 (20.00%) COBOL
6 8 (16.00%) C#
7 6 (12.00%) PHP
8 4 (8.00%) C
9 2 (4.00%) R
9 2 (4.00%) TypeScript
10 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
10 1 (2.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (12.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) Master's Degree
2 1 (2.00%) Numerate Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) HDFS
Vendors
1 3 (6.00%) Oracle