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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Programmer
Rank 309 302 316
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Programmer 9 19 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.078% 0.16% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.17% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 9 19 23
Average salary £60,000 £77,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.58% +34.78%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
10663 10863 11830
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.88% 93.15% 93.91%
Number of salaries quoted 8999 9536 10851
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (48.48%) Web Services
3 15 (45.45%) Degree
4 13 (39.39%) Mobile App
5 11 (33.33%) User Experience
5 11 (33.33%) Apple iOS
5 11 (33.33%) OO
6 10 (30.30%) Oracle
6 10 (30.30%) Middleware
6 10 (30.30%) Objective-C
6 10 (30.30%) iOS Development
7 9 (27.27%) Computer Science
7 9 (27.27%) Java
8 8 (24.24%) JavaScript
8 8 (24.24%) HTML
8 8 (24.24%) CSS
8 8 (24.24%) XML
8 8 (24.24%) Data Modelling
9 7 (21.21%) TOGAF
9 7 (21.21%) JSON
9 7 (21.21%) Oracle BPM
9 7 (21.21%) Talend
9 7 (21.21%) Talend Open Studio
9 7 (21.21%) Oracle Fusion
9 7 (21.21%) SOA
9 7 (21.21%) IBM
9 7 (21.21%) OOA/OOD
9 7 (21.21%) webMethods
9 7 (21.21%) TIBCO
9 7 (21.21%) BusinessWorks

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 3 (9.09%) GlassFish
2 2 (6.06%) Node.js
3 1 (3.03%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Photoshop
1 2 (6.06%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Oracle BPM
1 7 (21.21%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) Big Data
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) OLAP
2 1 (3.03%) MySQL
2 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Talend Open Studio
2 6 (18.18%) Xcode
3 4 (12.12%) Ant
4 3 (9.09%) Maven
4 3 (9.09%) JUnit
4 3 (9.09%) Apache Ivy
5 2 (6.06%) WebStorm
5 2 (6.06%) Eclipse
5 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
5 2 (6.06%) Mercurial
General
1 5 (15.15%) Games
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Marketing
4 1 (3.03%) Electronics
4 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (48.48%) Web Services
2 10 (30.30%) Middleware
3 8 (24.24%) HTML
3 8 (24.24%) CSS
3 8 (24.24%) XML
4 7 (21.21%) JSON
4 7 (21.21%) Oracle Fusion
5 6 (18.18%) jQuery
5 6 (18.18%) REST
5 6 (18.18%) Spring
6 3 (9.09%) AngularJS
6 3 (9.09%) Java EE
6 3 (9.09%) Spring Web Flow
6 3 (9.09%) Ajax
6 3 (9.09%) SOAP
6 3 (9.09%) Struts
6 3 (9.09%) JMS
7 2 (6.06%) Spring MVC
7 2 (6.06%) HTML5
7 2 (6.06%) HTML5 Canvas
Miscellaneous
1 13 (39.39%) Mobile App
2 11 (33.33%) User Experience
3 9 (27.27%) Computer Science
4 5 (15.15%) Client/Server
5 4 (12.12%) Social Network
5 4 (12.12%) Social Media
6 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (6.06%) Mathematics
6 2 (6.06%) New Media
7 1 (3.03%) DTV
7 1 (3.03%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 11 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 4 (12.12%) Linux
3 2 (6.06%) UNIX
4 1 (3.03%) Android
4 1 (3.03%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (33.33%) OO
3 10 (30.30%) iOS Development
4 8 (24.24%) Data Modelling
5 7 (21.21%) TOGAF
5 7 (21.21%) SOA
5 7 (21.21%) OOA/OOD
5 7 (21.21%) Scrum
5 7 (21.21%) UML
6 6 (18.18%) OOP
6 6 (18.18%) Software Engineering
6 6 (18.18%) Mobile Application Development
7 3 (9.09%) Multithreading
7 3 (9.09%) MVC
8 2 (6.06%) CRM
8 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (6.06%) Incident Management
8 2 (6.06%) TDD
8 2 (6.06%) Wealth Management
8 2 (6.06%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) Objective-C
2 9 (27.27%) Java
3 8 (24.24%) JavaScript
4 7 (21.21%) SQL
5 3 (9.09%) C#
6 2 (6.06%) PHP
6 2 (6.06%) VBA
6 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.03%) Lua
7 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.03%) Perl
7 1 (3.03%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (45.45%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Oracle
2 7 (21.21%) Talend
2 7 (21.21%) IBM
2 7 (21.21%) webMethods
2 7 (21.21%) TIBCO
2 7 (21.21%) JBoss
3 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
4 3 (9.09%) Google
5 1 (3.03%) Facebook
5 1 (3.03%) SAP