The median annual salary for a Programmer was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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

Programmer
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 121 112
Rank change year-on-year +17 -9  
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 3 8 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.23% 0.45% 1.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.47% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 28
Median salary £80,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +60.00% +5.26%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 1260 1704 2217
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 97.07% 96.49% 96.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1039 1349 1666
Median salary £47,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,000 £24,936
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £69,200
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Programmer in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) OO
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
3 7 (77.78%) Linux
3 7 (77.78%) Software Engineering
4 6 (66.67%) Bash Shell
4 6 (66.67%) High Availability
4 6 (66.67%) Java EE
4 6 (66.67%) VMware
4 6 (66.67%) Python
4 6 (66.67%) OOD
4 6 (66.67%) DNS
5 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) CMS
5 2 (22.22%) .NET
5 2 (22.22%) CSS
5 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 2 (22.22%) C#
5 2 (22.22%) Degree
5 2 (22.22%) HTML
5 2 (22.22%) Web Development
5 2 (22.22%) Umbraco
5 2 (22.22%) Android
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
5 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
5 2 (22.22%) Social Media
5 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
6 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity

Programmer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 (22.22%) CMS
1 2 (22.22%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) DNS
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) Java EE
2 2 (22.22%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
2 2 (22.22%) CSS
2 2 (22.22%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
1 2 (22.22%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Android
2 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) OO
2 7 (77.78%) Software Engineering
3 6 (66.67%) High Availability
3 6 (66.67%) OOD
4 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (22.22%) Web Development
5 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (11.11%) Information Security
5 1 (11.11%) OOP
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
3 6 (66.67%) Bash Shell
3 6 (66.67%) Python
4 2 (22.22%) C#
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 1 (11.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft