The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Programmer role in IT jobs advertised for the 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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Programmer
Rank 739 639 749
Rank change year-on-year
-100 +110
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Programmer 144 266 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.24% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.25% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 117 230 94
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,163 £40,000 £36,600
10% offered a salary of more than £68,250 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Senior Programmer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
97732 105813 99744
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.70% 94.58% 94.78%
Number of salaries quoted 80689 86627 83952
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,988
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Senior Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Senior Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Senior Programmer
Salary Trend in England

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

Senior Programmer Salary Trend in England

Senior Programmer
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Programmer across the England region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Senior Programmer Salary Histogram in England

Senior Programmer
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
London -7 66 £57,500 - 5
South East +9 32 £49,000 +12.00% 4
East of England +17 17 £50,000 - 3
Yorkshire -7 14 £45,000 +12.50% 2
West Midlands -28 6 £55,000 +29.41% 1
South West -32 6 £40,000 +14.28%
North West -19 3 £42,500 -5.55%
East Midlands -1 1 £36,500 -23.15%
Senior Programmer
UK

Senior Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the 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.

1 110 (38.87%) .NET
2 106 (37.46%) C#
3 104 (36.75%) Java
4 90 (31.80%) JavaScript
5 82 (28.98%) Agile Software Development
6 79 (27.92%) SQL
7 77 (27.21%) Finance
8 74 (26.15%) MVC
9 71 (25.09%) SQL Server
10 68 (24.03%) HTML
11 63 (22.26%) ASP.NET
12 62 (21.91%) CSS
13 58 (20.49%) C++
14 51 (18.02%) Analytical Skills
15 47 (16.61%) Computer Science
16 46 (16.25%) Android
17 42 (14.84%) Apple iOS
17 42 (14.84%) TDD
17 42 (14.84%) XML
18 41 (14.49%) Objective-C
18 41 (14.49%) jQuery
19 40 (14.13%) JSON
19 40 (14.13%) ASP.NET MVC
20 39 (13.78%) Visual Studio
21 38 (13.43%) Banking
22 37 (13.07%) Microsoft
23 36 (12.72%) OO
23 36 (12.72%) Android Development
24 34 (12.01%) Mentoring
24 34 (12.01%) Degree

Senior Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the 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 9 (3.18%) CICS
2 8 (2.83%) Tomcat
3 7 (2.47%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.77%) CMS
4 5 (1.77%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.41%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (1.41%) Apache Solr
5 4 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (1.41%) SAS
5 4 (1.41%) OpenEdge
5 4 (1.41%) JBoss
5 4 (1.41%) IBM Notes
6 3 (1.06%) Umbraco
6 3 (1.06%) Node.js
7 2 (0.71%) IIS
7 2 (0.71%) EPiServer CMS
7 2 (0.71%) Drupal
8 1 (0.35%) Commerce Server
8 1 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.35%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (3.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.35%) Mingle
2 1 (0.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (2.47%) SaaS
1 7 (2.47%) Heroku
2 3 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.35%) PaaS
3 1 (0.35%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.30%) HTTP
2 5 (1.77%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.06%) Internet
3 3 (1.06%) LAN
3 3 (1.06%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (25.09%) SQL Server
2 18 (6.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (4.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (4.24%) DB2
4 12 (4.24%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (3.89%) NoSQL
5 11 (3.89%) MongoDB
6 9 (3.18%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (3.18%) MySQL
6 9 (3.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (3.18%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (2.83%) SQLite
8 7 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (1.77%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (1.41%) Adabas
10 4 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (1.41%) Oracle Database
10 4 (1.41%) Relational Database
11 3 (1.06%) Hadoop
11 3 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 39 (13.78%) Visual Studio
2 25 (8.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (8.48%) Eclipse
4 16 (5.65%) Xcode
5 13 (4.59%) Git (software)
5 13 (4.59%) Subversion
6 12 (4.24%) Maven
6 12 (4.24%) NUnit
7 10 (3.53%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 10 (3.53%) Jenkins
8 7 (2.47%) NuGet
9 6 (2.12%) JIRA
10 5 (1.77%) MSTest
10 5 (1.77%) Android Studio
11 4 (1.41%) Robolectric
11 4 (1.41%) Hudson
12 3 (1.06%) Mercurial
12 3 (1.06%) PowerBuilder
12 3 (1.06%) Ant
13 2 (0.71%) JUnit
General
1 77 (27.21%) Finance
2 38 (13.43%) Banking
3 29 (10.25%) Games
4 18 (6.36%) Investment Banking
5 17 (6.01%) Front Office
6 8 (2.83%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.12%) Retail
7 6 (2.12%) Marketing
8 3 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.06%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.06%) Advertising
9 2 (0.71%) Back Office
9 2 (0.71%) French Language
10 1 (0.35%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.35%) Publishing
10 1 (0.35%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (38.87%) .NET
2 68 (24.03%) HTML
3 63 (22.26%) ASP.NET
4 62 (21.91%) CSS
5 42 (14.84%) XML
6 41 (14.49%) jQuery
7 40 (14.13%) JSON
7 40 (14.13%) ASP.NET MVC
8 34 (12.01%) Web Services
9 31 (10.95%) .NET Framework
10 27 (9.54%) Ajax
11 25 (8.83%) WCF
12 18 (6.36%) HTML5
13 16 (5.65%) Entity Framework
14 15 (5.30%) REST
14 15 (5.30%) NHibernate
15 14 (4.95%) Spring
15 14 (4.95%) AngularJS
16 12 (4.24%) Backbone.js
16 12 (4.24%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 51 (18.02%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (16.61%) Computer Science
3 26 (9.19%) Hedge funds
4 22 (7.77%) Open Source
5 21 (7.42%) Mobile App
6 17 (6.01%) User Experience
7 16 (5.65%) Social Media
8 14 (4.95%) Grid Computing
9 11 (3.89%) Equities
9 11 (3.89%) Mathematics
10 10 (3.53%) Derivative
11 9 (3.18%) Mainframe
12 8 (2.83%) SWIFT
12 8 (2.83%) Visualisation
13 5 (1.77%) Management Information System
13 5 (1.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 5 (1.77%) iPhone
14 4 (1.41%) Fixed Income
14 4 (1.41%) Mobile Payment
15 3 (1.06%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 46 (16.25%) Android
2 42 (14.84%) Apple iOS
3 18 (6.36%) Windows
4 16 (5.65%) Linux
5 9 (3.18%) UNIX
6 1 (0.35%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (28.98%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (26.15%) MVC
3 42 (14.84%) TDD
4 36 (12.72%) OO
4 36 (12.72%) Android Development
5 34 (12.01%) Mentoring
6 31 (10.95%) Mobile Development
7 30 (10.60%) Scrum
8 27 (9.54%) Software Engineering
8 27 (9.54%) Unit Testing
9 26 (9.19%) iOS Development
10 23 (8.13%) E-Commerce
11 20 (7.07%) Functional Programming
12 18 (6.36%) OOP
12 18 (6.36%) Project Management
12 18 (6.36%) Multithreading
13 15 (5.30%) Business Intelligence
14 14 (4.95%) Business Analysis
15 12 (4.24%) SOA
15 12 (4.24%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 106 (37.46%) C#
2 104 (36.75%) Java
3 90 (31.80%) JavaScript
4 79 (27.92%) SQL
5 58 (20.49%) C++
6 41 (14.49%) Objective-C
7 31 (10.95%) Python
8 20 (7.07%) PHP
9 14 (4.95%) COBOL
10 9 (3.18%) T-SQL
10 9 (3.18%) VB
11 7 (2.47%) VB.NET
12 6 (2.12%) Scala
12 6 (2.12%) Haskell
13 5 (1.77%) Apple Swift
13 5 (1.77%) VC++
14 4 (1.41%) Progress 4GL
14 4 (1.41%) RPG
14 4 (1.41%) RPG/400
14 4 (1.41%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 34 (12.01%) Degree
2 6 (2.12%) PhD
3 3 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.35%) SAS Certification
4 1 (0.35%) MCTS
4 1 (0.35%) MCSD
4 1 (0.35%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.41%) QA
2 3 (1.06%) CDISC
3 1 (0.35%) GAAP
System Software
1 2 (0.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.06%) CA Endevor
2 2 (0.71%) Puppet
3 1 (0.35%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 37 (13.07%) Microsoft
2 23 (8.13%) Oracle
3 11 (3.89%) Google
4 9 (3.18%) Informatica
5 7 (2.47%) Appcelerator
6 6 (2.12%) EPiServer
6 6 (2.12%) Sybase
7 5 (1.77%) Twitter
8 4 (1.41%) Sitecore
8 4 (1.41%) Tableau
8 4 (1.41%) SAP
8 4 (1.41%) Progress
8 4 (1.41%) IBM
8 4 (1.41%) Lotus
9 3 (1.06%) Perforce
9 3 (1.06%) Facebook
9 3 (1.06%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.71%) Yahoo!
10 2 (0.71%) Minitab
10 2 (0.71%) Apple
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