The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Programmer role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Programmer
Rank 249 296 288
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Programmer 12 22 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.18% 0.22% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.23% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 12 21 29
Average salary £65,000 £56,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.04% -5.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £52,500 £49,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £71,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
Senior Programmer
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6363 9725 9706
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.07% 95.35% 94.54%
Number of salaries quoted 5728 8455 8287
Average salary £57,500 £54,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.50% -0.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Senior Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Programmer in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Senior Programmer
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Programmer across the City of London region.

Senior Programmer Salary Trend in the City of London

Senior Programmer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Programmer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Senior Programmer Salary Histogram in the City of London

Senior Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Senior Programmer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Programmer in their job title.

1 25 (62.50%) Python
2 23 (57.50%) JavaScript
3 19 (47.50%) Java
4 18 (45.00%) Multithreading
5 15 (37.50%) JSON
5 15 (37.50%) Django
6 14 (35.00%) MySQL
7 12 (30.00%) XML
7 12 (30.00%) jQuery
7 12 (30.00%) Elasticsearch
8 11 (27.50%) New Relic
8 11 (27.50%) StatsD
8 11 (27.50%) logstash
8 11 (27.50%) Kibana
8 11 (27.50%) RxJava
8 11 (27.50%) Backbone.js
8 11 (27.50%) Underscore.js
8 11 (27.50%) GlassFish
8 11 (27.50%) Apache Solr
8 11 (27.50%) Tomcat
8 11 (27.50%) Spring
8 11 (27.50%) Software Engineering
8 11 (27.50%) ELK Stack
8 11 (27.50%) Grafana
9 10 (25.00%) Apple iOS
10 9 (22.50%) Finance
10 9 (22.50%) Unix
11 8 (20.00%) Linux
11 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (17.50%) C++

Senior Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Senior Programmer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (30.00%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (27.50%) Apache Solr
2 11 (27.50%) GlassFish
2 11 (27.50%) Tomcat
3 3 (7.50%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) HTTP
1 3 (7.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (35.00%) MySQL
2 3 (7.50%) SQLite
3 1 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.50%) QlikView
3 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (17.50%) Eclipse
1 7 (17.50%) Gradle
2 3 (7.50%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.50%) JDeveloper
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Forms
General
1 9 (22.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (37.50%) Django
1 15 (37.50%) JSON
2 12 (30.00%) jQuery
2 12 (30.00%) XML
3 11 (27.50%) Backbone.js
3 11 (27.50%) ELK Stack
3 11 (27.50%) RxJava
3 11 (27.50%) Spring
3 11 (27.50%) Underscore.js
4 7 (17.50%) Web Services
5 4 (10.00%) CSS
5 4 (10.00%) HTML
5 4 (10.00%) HTML5
5 4 (10.00%) REST
6 3 (7.50%) CSS3
6 3 (7.50%) Semantic HTML
6 3 (7.50%) SOAP
7 1 (2.50%) Celery
7 1 (2.50%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Algorithms
1 7 (17.50%) Data Structures
2 5 (12.50%) Mathematics
3 4 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (10.00%) Mobile App
4 3 (7.50%) Physics
5 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.00%) Social Media
5 2 (5.00%) User Experience
6 1 (2.50%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 9 (22.50%) Unix
3 8 (20.00%) Linux
4 7 (17.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (45.00%) Multithreading
2 11 (27.50%) Software Engineering
3 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (17.50%) Android Development
5 3 (7.50%) iOS Development
5 3 (7.50%) Mobile Development
5 3 (7.50%) Mobile First
6 2 (5.00%) MVC
6 2 (5.00%) OO
6 2 (5.00%) OOP
7 1 (2.50%) Asset Management
7 1 (2.50%) Automated Testing
7 1 (2.50%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.50%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.50%) Investment Management
7 1 (2.50%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.50%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.50%) TDD
7 1 (2.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 25 (62.50%) Python
2 23 (57.50%) JavaScript
3 19 (47.50%) Java
4 7 (17.50%) C++
5 6 (15.00%) SQL
6 3 (7.50%) PHP
7 1 (2.50%) C
7 1 (2.50%) C#
7 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) Degree
Systems Management
1 11 (27.50%) Grafana
1 11 (27.50%) Kibana
1 11 (27.50%) logstash
1 11 (27.50%) StatsD
Vendors
1 11 (27.50%) New Relic
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle
2 1 (2.50%) Sybase
2 1 (2.50%) Tableau
2 1 (2.50%) webMethods