Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Programmer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 144 193 168
Rank change year-on-year +49 -25 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 11 5 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.46% 0.14% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.15% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 37
Reading median annual salary £40,000 £57,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.43% +35.29% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £55,125 £65,000 £53,750
Berkshire median annual salary £46,250 £52,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -11.90% +23.53% +6.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Permanent vacancies in Reading with a recognized job title 2290 3358 4424
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.90% 96.16% 95.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1880 2516 3518
Reading median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £25,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £74,325 £72,000 £68,750
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +3.09% +7.78%

Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

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 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Programmer in Reading

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

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 Reading region featuring Programmer in the job title.

1 9 (81.82%) C#
2 7 (63.64%) .NET
3 6 (54.55%) SQL
4 4 (36.36%) SDLC
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
4 4 (36.36%) OO
5 3 (27.27%) QA
5 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
5 3 (27.27%) SLA
5 3 (27.27%) Project Management
5 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
5 3 (27.27%) CSS
5 3 (27.27%) VB
5 3 (27.27%) HTML
5 3 (27.27%) Java
5 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
6 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
6 2 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
6 2 (18.18%) C++
6 2 (18.18%) Linux
6 2 (18.18%) Finance
6 2 (18.18%) WCF
6 2 (18.18%) Degree
7 1 (9.09%) Erlang
7 1 (9.09%) Web Development
7 1 (9.09%) Scrum
7 1 (9.09%) Information Security

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
2 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MSTest
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
2 3 (27.27%) CSS
2 3 (27.27%) HTML
3 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
3 2 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (18.18%) WCF
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (9.09%) Kafka
4 1 (9.09%) React
4 1 (9.09%) REST
4 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
1 1 (9.09%) Digital Currency
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 1 (9.09%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) OO
1 4 (36.36%) SDLC
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
2 3 (27.27%) Project Management
2 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
3 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
4 1 (9.09%) API Development
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (9.09%) Front End Development
4 1 (9.09%) High Availability
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security
4 1 (9.09%) Multithreading
4 1 (9.09%) MVC
4 1 (9.09%) OOP
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
4 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) C#
2 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) Java
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) VB
4 2 (18.18%) C++
5 1 (9.09%) Erlang
5 1 (9.09%) Go
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
1 3 (27.27%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle