Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Programmer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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

Software Programmer
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 245 297 334
Rank change year-on-year +52 +37 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Programmer 13 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.20% 0.035% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.036% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 4
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £65,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.08% +30.00% +5.26%
South East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -16.67%

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 6070 8285 10645
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.55% 95.65% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4859 6492 8466
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%

Software Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Programmer in Berkshire

Software Programmer
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Software Programmer in Berkshire

Software 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 Software Programmer within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 24 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 +38 2 £47,500 -26.92%
Software Programmer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Software 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 Software Programmer in the job title.

1 11 (84.62%) Software Engineering
2 9 (69.23%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (69.23%) Product Management
3 4 (30.77%) OO
4 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
4 3 (23.08%) C#
4 3 (23.08%) C++
4 3 (23.08%) Java
4 3 (23.08%) SQL
4 3 (23.08%) .NET
4 3 (23.08%) MVC
5 2 (15.38%) Ajax
5 2 (15.38%) Selenium
5 2 (15.38%) LINQ
5 2 (15.38%) Data Management
5 2 (15.38%) MSBuild
5 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
5 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
5 2 (15.38%) Android
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
5 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
5 2 (15.38%) Windows
5 2 (15.38%) MSTest
6 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (7.69%) React
6 1 (7.69%) API Development
6 1 (7.69%) Linux
6 1 (7.69%) OOP

Software 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 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MSBuild
1 2 (15.38%) MSTest
1 2 (15.38%) Selenium
1 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
1 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
2 2 (15.38%) Ajax
2 2 (15.38%) LINQ
3 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (7.69%) React
3 1 (7.69%) REST
3 1 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Android
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Software Engineering
2 9 (69.23%) Product Management
3 4 (30.77%) OO
4 3 (23.08%) MVC
5 2 (15.38%) Data Management
5 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
6 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.69%) API Development
6 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (7.69%) Information Security
6 1 (7.69%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (7.69%) OOP
6 1 (7.69%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) C#
1 3 (23.08%) C++
1 3 (23.08%) Java
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft