The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Programmer role in IT jobs advertised for the East of England 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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Programmer
Rank 236 244 221
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Programmer 28 19 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.40% 0.26% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.27% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 27 19 31
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,173 £39,400 £38,650
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+10.42% -4.11%
Senior Programmer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 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
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6789 7083 6613
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.64% 96.68% 97.59%
Number of salaries quoted 5559 5746 5341
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Senior Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Senior Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Senior Programmer
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Senior Programmer Salary Trend in the East of England

Senior Programmer
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Programmer across the East of England region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Senior Programmer Salary Histogram in the East of England

Senior Programmer
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Programmer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex +4 14 £62,500 +47.05% 2
Cambridgeshire +11 11 £46,250 -11.90%
Hertfordshire +2 3 £60,000 +9.09% 2
Senior Programmer
England

Senior Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the East of England 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 47 (72.31%) Degree
2 41 (63.08%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (55.38%) Java
4 35 (53.85%) HTML
5 32 (49.23%) JavaScript
6 31 (47.69%) CSS
7 27 (41.54%) SQL Server
8 25 (38.46%) Software Engineering
9 24 (36.92%) Ajax
10 23 (35.38%) Oracle
10 23 (35.38%) OO
11 22 (33.85%) SQL
11 22 (33.85%) Computer Science
12 21 (32.31%) Relational Database
12 21 (32.31%) J2EE
12 21 (32.31%) JBoss
12 21 (32.31%) OOP
12 21 (32.31%) RDBMS
12 21 (32.31%) WebSphere
13 18 (27.69%) Swing
13 18 (27.69%) E-Commerce
13 18 (27.69%) PL/SQL
13 18 (27.69%) WebLogic
13 18 (27.69%) Oracle Database
13 18 (27.69%) Open Source
14 16 (24.62%) XML
15 12 (18.46%) Web Services
15 12 (18.46%) SDLC
16 11 (16.92%) QA
17 10 (15.38%) Finance

Senior Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the East of England 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 21 (32.31%) JBoss
1 21 (32.31%) WebSphere
2 18 (27.69%) WebLogic
3 3 (4.62%) Mule
3 3 (4.62%) Mule ESB
3 3 (4.62%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.62%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.54%) MS Office
1 1 (1.54%) Pro/ENGINEER
1 1 (1.54%) PTC Creo
1 1 (1.54%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.15%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.15%) iBeacon
2 1 (1.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (41.54%) SQL Server
2 21 (32.31%) RDBMS
2 21 (32.31%) Relational Database
3 18 (27.69%) Oracle Database
4 7 (10.77%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (7.69%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 7 (10.77%) Git (software)
1 7 (10.77%) JIRA
1 7 (10.77%) Subversion
2 4 (6.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (6.15%) CruiseControl
2 4 (6.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (6.15%) Xcode
3 3 (4.62%) Mercurial
General
1 10 (15.38%) Finance
2 7 (10.77%) Banking
2 7 (10.77%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.54%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (53.85%) HTML
2 31 (47.69%) CSS
3 24 (36.92%) Ajax
4 21 (32.31%) J2EE
5 18 (27.69%) Swing
6 16 (24.62%) XML
7 12 (18.46%) Web Services
8 7 (10.77%) AngularJS
8 7 (10.77%) CSS3
8 7 (10.77%) HTML5
9 6 (9.23%) Spring
10 5 (7.69%) Apache Flex
11 4 (6.15%) .NET
11 4 (6.15%) ASP.NET
11 4 (6.15%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (6.15%) Entity Framework
11 4 (6.15%) jQuery
11 4 (6.15%) REST
11 4 (6.15%) SOAP
11 4 (6.15%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (33.85%) Computer Science
2 7 (10.77%) User Experience
3 5 (7.69%) Algorithms
3 5 (7.69%) iSeries
4 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.08%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.54%) AS400
5 1 (1.54%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.54%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.31%) Linux
2 4 (6.15%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.08%) Windows
4 1 (1.54%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (63.08%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (38.46%) Software Engineering
3 23 (35.38%) OO
4 21 (32.31%) OOP
5 18 (27.69%) E-Commerce
5 18 (27.69%) Open Source
6 12 (18.46%) SDLC
7 9 (13.85%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (10.77%) MVC
8 7 (10.77%) Test Automation
8 7 (10.77%) Unit Testing
9 5 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (7.69%) Dashboard Development
9 5 (7.69%) Scrum
9 5 (7.69%) TDD
10 4 (6.15%) iOS Development
10 4 (6.15%) Logistics
10 4 (6.15%) SOA
10 4 (6.15%) SOLID
10 4 (6.15%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 36 (55.38%) Java
2 32 (49.23%) JavaScript
3 22 (33.85%) SQL
4 18 (27.69%) PL/SQL
5 8 (12.31%) C#
5 8 (12.31%) Perl
5 8 (12.31%) Python
6 5 (7.69%) Groovy
6 5 (7.69%) RPG
6 5 (7.69%) RPG IV
7 4 (6.15%) Objective-C
7 4 (6.15%) RPG/400
8 3 (4.62%) CoffeeScript
8 3 (4.62%) PHP
8 3 (4.62%) XPath
8 3 (4.62%) XQuery
9 2 (3.08%) C++
9 2 (3.08%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.54%) C
10 1 (1.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 47 (72.31%) Degree
2 1 (1.54%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.92%) QA
Vendors
1 23 (35.38%) Oracle
2 7 (10.77%) Perforce
3 3 (4.62%) IBM
4 2 (3.08%) Unisys
5 1 (1.54%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.54%) JDA
5 1 (1.54%) PTC
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