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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Programmer
Rank 224 249 234
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Programmer 38 15 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.51% 0.19% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.20% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 37 10 10
Average salary £42,500 £60,000 £38,650
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.16% +55.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,173 £40,150 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £42,450
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
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
6957 7486 6811
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 94.13% 96.20% 95.17%
Number of salaries quoted 5901 6155 5838
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 2015. 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
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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 +33 20 £38,650 -3.73% 1
Essex - 15 £42,500 -
Hertfordshire -7 3 £42,500 -29.16% 2
Senior Programmer
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 34 (58.62%) SQL
1 34 (58.62%) Degree
2 22 (37.93%) SDLC
3 21 (36.21%) HTML
4 20 (34.48%) .NET
5 19 (32.76%) Java
6 17 (29.31%) XML
7 15 (25.86%) SQL Server
7 15 (25.86%) JavaScript
7 15 (25.86%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (25.86%) MVC
8 12 (20.69%) C#
8 12 (20.69%) ASP.NET
8 12 (20.69%) CSS
8 12 (20.69%) Banking
9 11 (18.97%) Software Engineering
9 11 (18.97%) Perl
9 11 (18.97%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (17.24%) T-SQL
10 10 (17.24%) Web Services
10 10 (17.24%) Spring
11 9 (15.52%) Finance
11 9 (15.52%) Telecoms
11 9 (15.52%) Crystal Reports
11 9 (15.52%) Python
11 9 (15.52%) Unit Testing
12 8 (13.79%) WCF
12 8 (13.79%) JIRA
12 8 (13.79%) QA
12 8 (13.79%) Test Automation

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 5 (8.62%) WebSphere Application Server
1 5 (8.62%) Tomcat
1 5 (8.62%) WebSphere
2 4 (6.90%) Mule
2 4 (6.90%) Mule ESB
3 3 (5.17%) Captiva
4 2 (3.45%) CMS
4 2 (3.45%) IIS
4 2 (3.45%) JBoss
4 2 (3.45%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.72%) EPiServer CMS
5 1 (1.72%) Commerce Server
5 1 (1.72%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.45%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) iBeacon
2 2 (3.45%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.72%) Internet
3 1 (1.72%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (25.86%) SQL Server
2 9 (15.52%) Crystal Reports
3 7 (12.07%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (6.90%) RDBMS
4 4 (6.90%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.45%) MySQL
5 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.72%) QlikView
6 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (13.79%) JIRA
2 3 (5.17%) Xcode
3 2 (3.45%) NUnit
3 2 (3.45%) MSTest
4 1 (1.72%) Hudson
4 1 (1.72%) NuGet
4 1 (1.72%) Subversion
4 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.72%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.72%) JMeter
4 1 (1.72%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.72%) Mercurial
General
1 12 (20.69%) Banking
2 9 (15.52%) Telecoms
2 9 (15.52%) Finance
3 2 (3.45%) Retail
3 2 (3.45%) Back Office
4 1 (1.72%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (36.21%) HTML
2 20 (34.48%) .NET
3 17 (29.31%) XML
4 12 (20.69%) ASP.NET
4 12 (20.69%) CSS
5 10 (17.24%) Web Services
5 10 (17.24%) Spring
6 8 (13.79%) WCF
6 8 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (12.07%) .NET Framework
8 6 (10.34%) Ajax
8 6 (10.34%) JPA
9 5 (8.62%) Java SE
9 5 (8.62%) Java EE
9 5 (8.62%) Hibernate
9 5 (8.62%) J2EE
10 4 (6.90%) JDBC
10 4 (6.90%) JSP
10 4 (6.90%) Struts
10 4 (6.90%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.97%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.07%) User Experience
3 6 (10.34%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.17%) Mainframe
4 3 (5.17%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.45%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (3.45%) Algorithms
5 2 (3.45%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.45%) EPoS
6 1 (1.72%) iSeries
6 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.72%) AS400
6 1 (1.72%) Statistics
6 1 (1.72%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.79%) Linux
2 6 (10.34%) Windows
3 3 (5.17%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.72%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (37.93%) SDLC
2 15 (25.86%) MVC
2 15 (25.86%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (18.97%) Software Engineering
4 9 (15.52%) Unit Testing
5 8 (13.79%) Test Automation
5 8 (13.79%) Waterfall
5 8 (13.79%) UML
6 7 (12.07%) TDD
6 7 (12.07%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (8.62%) Web Development
7 5 (8.62%) E-business
8 4 (6.90%) Document Management
8 4 (6.90%) Test Scripting
8 4 (6.90%) Mentoring
9 3 (5.17%) iOS Development
9 3 (5.17%) Project Planning
9 3 (5.17%) Workflow
9 3 (5.17%) OO
10 2 (3.45%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 34 (58.62%) SQL
2 19 (32.76%) Java
3 15 (25.86%) JavaScript
4 12 (20.69%) C#
5 11 (18.97%) Perl
6 10 (17.24%) T-SQL
7 9 (15.52%) Python
8 8 (13.79%) VB.NET
9 7 (12.07%) VBA
10 6 (10.34%) VBScript
11 5 (8.62%) VB
12 4 (6.90%) PHP
12 4 (6.90%) XQuery
12 4 (6.90%) XPath
13 3 (5.17%) Objective-C
13 3 (5.17%) VB6
14 2 (3.45%) XAML
14 2 (3.45%) C++
15 1 (1.72%) C
15 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 34 (58.62%) Degree
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.79%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (13.79%) Unisys
1 8 (13.79%) Perforce
2 6 (10.34%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.62%) IBM
4 3 (5.17%) Kofax
5 2 (3.45%) OpenText
5 2 (3.45%) Google
5 2 (3.45%) EPiServer
5 2 (3.45%) Sitecore
5 2 (3.45%) Facebook
6 1 (1.72%) JDA
6 1 (1.72%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.72%) Oracle
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