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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Programmer
Rank 292 280 307
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Programmer 18 34 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.17% 0.33% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.35% 0.068%
Number of salaries quoted 17 28 7
Average salary £56,500 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.83% +9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
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
9613 9633 10230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.38% 92.91% 94.08%
Number of salaries quoted 8403 8235 9203
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,501 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015, 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 15 (51.72%) Finance
2 10 (34.48%) .NET
3 9 (31.03%) MVC
3 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (24.14%) Java
4 7 (24.14%) SQL
5 6 (20.69%) Web Services
5 6 (20.69%) XML
5 6 (20.69%) UNIX
5 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
5 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering
5 6 (20.69%) Banking
5 6 (20.69%) jQuery
5 6 (20.69%) .NET Framework
5 6 (20.69%) iOS Development
6 5 (17.24%) Mobile App
6 5 (17.24%) Mobile Application Development
6 5 (17.24%) Waterfall
6 5 (17.24%) Mentoring
6 5 (17.24%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (17.24%) Apple iOS
6 5 (17.24%) REST
6 5 (17.24%) Ajax
6 5 (17.24%) JSON
6 5 (17.24%) Business Analysis
6 5 (17.24%) CICS
6 5 (17.24%) C#
6 5 (17.24%) COBOL
6 5 (17.24%) Oracle
6 5 (17.24%) DB2

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 5 (17.24%) CICS
2 1 (3.45%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (3.45%) Umbraco
2 1 (3.45%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) DB2
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (17.24%) Visual Studio
1 5 (17.24%) Xcode
2 1 (3.45%) Subversion
General
1 15 (51.72%) Finance
2 6 (20.69%) Banking
3 3 (10.34%) Retail
4 2 (6.90%) Law
5 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.45%) Advertising
5 1 (3.45%) Front Office
5 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) .NET
2 6 (20.69%) Web Services
2 6 (20.69%) XML
2 6 (20.69%) jQuery
2 6 (20.69%) .NET Framework
3 5 (17.24%) REST
3 5 (17.24%) Ajax
3 5 (17.24%) JSON
4 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET
4 4 (13.79%) Swing
5 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (10.34%) HTML
6 2 (6.90%) CSS
7 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (3.45%) HTML5
7 1 (3.45%) Backbone.js
7 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
7 1 (3.45%) Spring
7 1 (3.45%) WPF
7 1 (3.45%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Mobile App
1 5 (17.24%) Mainframe
2 4 (13.79%) SWIFT
3 3 (10.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.45%) Data Structures
5 1 (3.45%) Algorithms
5 1 (3.45%) User Experience
5 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.45%) Data Integration
5 1 (3.45%) iPhone
5 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.45%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) UNIX
2 5 (17.24%) Apple iOS
3 2 (6.90%) Windows
4 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) MVC
1 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering
2 6 (20.69%) iOS Development
3 5 (17.24%) Mobile Application Development
3 5 (17.24%) Waterfall
3 5 (17.24%) Mentoring
3 5 (17.24%) Business Analysis
4 4 (13.79%) OO
5 3 (10.34%) Investment Management
5 3 (10.34%) Unit Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Project Management
6 2 (6.90%) Data Modelling
6 2 (6.90%) Risk Management
6 2 (6.90%) Asset Management
6 2 (6.90%) Data Management
7 1 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.45%) Agile Project Management
7 1 (3.45%) Web Application Development
7 1 (3.45%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) Java
1 7 (24.14%) SQL
2 5 (17.24%) C#
2 5 (17.24%) COBOL
2 5 (17.24%) Objective-C
3 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.45%) Python
4 1 (3.45%) Perl
4 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.24%) Oracle
3 4 (13.79%) Sybase
4 1 (3.45%) Sitecore
4 1 (3.45%) EPiServer
4 1 (3.45%) Informatica