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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Programmer
Rank 244 229 279
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +50
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Programmer 15 17 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.19% 0.24% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.25% 0.069%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 5
Average salary £60,000 £38,650 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+55.23% -14.11%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,585
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.48%
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
7480 6805 8653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.12% 95.11% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 6150 5834 7354
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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
Cambridgeshire -13 8 £40,150 +3.88% 1
Hertfordshire - 7 £60,000 -
Senior Programmer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 13 (48.15%) C#
1 13 (48.15%) .NET
2 12 (44.44%) SQL
2 12 (44.44%) Finance
3 11 (40.74%) TDD
3 11 (40.74%) MVC
3 11 (40.74%) SQL Server
3 11 (40.74%) ASP.NET
3 11 (40.74%) CSS
3 11 (40.74%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (37.04%) NUnit
5 8 (29.63%) Waterfall
5 8 (29.63%) Software Engineering
5 8 (29.63%) Degree
6 7 (25.93%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 7 (25.93%) PowerShell
6 7 (25.93%) CentOS
6 7 (25.93%) TeamCity
6 7 (25.93%) Git (software)
6 7 (25.93%) RESTful
6 7 (25.93%) MCTS
6 7 (25.93%) BDD
6 7 (25.93%) Octopus Deploy
6 7 (25.93%) MSTest
6 7 (25.93%) Unit Testing
6 7 (25.93%) Silverlight
6 7 (25.93%) RabbitMQ
6 7 (25.93%) Mingle
6 7 (25.93%) RavenDB
6 7 (25.93%) Neo4j

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 3 (11.11%) Mule
2 2 (7.41%) SAS
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Mingle
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (40.74%) SQL Server
2 7 (25.93%) RavenDB
2 7 (25.93%) Neo4j
3 5 (18.52%) MySQL
4 4 (14.81%) Relational Database
4 4 (14.81%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (37.04%) NUnit
2 7 (25.93%) Visual Studio
2 7 (25.93%) Octopus Deploy
2 7 (25.93%) TeamCity
2 7 (25.93%) Git (software)
2 7 (25.93%) MSTest
3 3 (11.11%) Rhino Mocks
3 3 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 12 (44.44%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (48.15%) .NET
2 11 (40.74%) ASP.NET
2 11 (40.74%) CSS
2 11 (40.74%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (25.93%) RabbitMQ
3 7 (25.93%) KnockoutJS
3 7 (25.93%) RESTful
3 7 (25.93%) HTML
3 7 (25.93%) Silverlight
3 7 (25.93%) Web Services
4 4 (14.81%) XML
4 4 (14.81%) WCF
5 3 (11.11%) XSLT
5 3 (11.11%) Middleware
5 3 (11.11%) Hibernate
5 3 (11.11%) Spring
5 3 (11.11%) Struts
5 3 (11.11%) J2EE
6 1 (3.70%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 5 (18.52%) Visualisation
2 5 (18.52%) Biology
3 4 (14.81%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.70%) Statistics
4 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.70%) Life Science
4 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Windows
1 7 (25.93%) Linux
1 7 (25.93%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) MVC
1 11 (40.74%) TDD
2 8 (29.63%) Software Engineering
2 8 (29.63%) Waterfall
3 7 (25.93%) BDD
3 7 (25.93%) CQRS
3 7 (25.93%) Unit Testing
3 7 (25.93%) SOA
3 7 (25.93%) OOP
4 5 (18.52%) Bioinformatics
4 5 (18.52%) Analytics
5 4 (14.81%) UML
6 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.70%) ERP
7 1 (3.70%) OO
7 1 (3.70%) CRM
7 1 (3.70%) Data Management
7 1 (3.70%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (3.70%) Biostatistics
Programming Languages
1 13 (48.15%) C#
2 12 (44.44%) SQL
3 7 (25.93%) PowerShell
4 5 (18.52%) C
4 5 (18.52%) Python
4 5 (18.52%) Perl
4 5 (18.52%) C++
5 4 (14.81%) T-SQL
5 4 (14.81%) VB.NET
6 3 (11.11%) Java
7 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.70%) COBOL
7 1 (3.70%) VB
7 1 (3.70%) PHP
7 1 (3.70%) LINC
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) Degree
2 7 (25.93%) MCSD
2 7 (25.93%) MCSE
2 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (25.93%) MCTS
3 5 (18.52%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) CDISC
Systems Management
1 7 (25.93%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Unisys
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle
2 3 (11.11%) JBoss