The median annual salary for a Programmer was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Programmer
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 101 135 136
Rank change year-on-year +34 +1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 6 11 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.49% 0.57% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.60% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 15
Median salary £80,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +68.42% +18.75%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1198 1823 2224
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 97.32% 93.68% 94.76%
Number of salaries quoted 928 1473 1524
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading that featured Programmer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Programmer in Reading

Programmer
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Programmer in Reading

Programmer
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Programmer in Reading over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Programmer in Reading

Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Reading region featuring Programmer in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) OO
2 7 (87.50%) Java
3 6 (75.00%) Python
4 5 (62.50%) Linux
5 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 4 (50.00%) Java EE
5 4 (50.00%) Bash Shell
5 4 (50.00%) High Availability
5 4 (50.00%) VMware
5 4 (50.00%) HTML
5 4 (50.00%) DNS
5 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (50.00%) OOD
5 4 (50.00%) CSS
5 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (50.00%) Mobile App
6 3 (37.50%) Apple iOS
6 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
6 3 (37.50%) Android
7 2 (25.00%) YUI
7 2 (25.00%) jQuery
7 2 (25.00%) Umbraco
7 2 (25.00%) Web Development
7 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (25.00%) HTML5
7 2 (25.00%) Social Media
7 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
7 2 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (25.00%) NoSQL

Programmer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 2 (25.00%) CMS
1 2 (25.00%) Umbraco
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (12.50%) IaaS
2 1 (12.50%) PaaS
2 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (25.00%) MariaDB
1 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
1 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) CSS
1 4 (50.00%) HTML
1 4 (50.00%) Java EE
2 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
3 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) HTML5
3 2 (25.00%) J2EE
3 2 (25.00%) jQuery
3 2 (25.00%) JSF
3 2 (25.00%) JSON
3 2 (25.00%) JSP
3 2 (25.00%) Struts
3 2 (25.00%) XML
3 2 (25.00%) YUI
4 1 (12.50%) Ajax
4 1 (12.50%) Django
4 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
4 1 (12.50%) MyBatis
4 1 (12.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (25.00%) Social Media
3 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (12.50%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Android
2 3 (37.50%) Apple iOS
3 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) OO
2 4 (50.00%) High Availability
2 4 (50.00%) OOD
2 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (25.00%) Web Development
4 1 (12.50%) Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Android Development
4 1 (12.50%) iOS Development
4 1 (12.50%) MapReduce
4 1 (12.50%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) Network Design
4 1 (12.50%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) Java
3 6 (75.00%) Python
4 4 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (25.00%) C#
6 1 (12.50%) Perl
6 1 (12.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle