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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Programmer
Rank 763 662 677
Rank change year-on-year
-101 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Programmer 107 202 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.20% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.21% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 84 168 171
Average salary £50,000 £51,500 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.91% +6.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,800 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £90,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -0.62%
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
100841 95105 100917
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.52% 94.58% 95.23%
Number of salaries quoted 83428 79799 86766
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,539 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 October 2014.

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 30 October 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
London -50 52 £57,500 -4.16% 8
Yorkshire -27 19 £41,250 -8.33% 3
South East -1 17 £42,500 +6.25% 1
South West -5 7 £45,000 +50.00%
East of England -24 5 £47,500 +18.75%
West Midlands -32 5 £52,500 +23.52%
East Midlands +3 3 £36,250 +11.53% 1
North West -13 2 £40,000 +26.98% 2
Senior Programmer
UK

Senior Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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.

1 116 (40.70%) .NET
2 111 (38.95%) C#
3 108 (37.89%) SQL
4 97 (34.04%) ASP.NET
5 88 (30.88%) Agile Software Development
6 82 (28.77%) MVC
7 81 (28.42%) Java
8 78 (27.37%) CSS
9 77 (27.02%) HTML
10 69 (24.21%) JavaScript
10 69 (24.21%) C++
11 66 (23.16%) Software Engineering
12 64 (22.46%) XML
13 62 (21.75%) SQL Server
14 60 (21.05%) Oracle
15 58 (20.35%) TDD
16 51 (17.89%) ASP.NET MVC
17 50 (17.54%) jQuery
18 48 (16.84%) Finance
18 48 (16.84%) Web Services
19 46 (16.14%) Linux
20 45 (15.79%) Mentoring
21 41 (14.39%) Games
21 41 (14.39%) Apple iOS
22 35 (12.28%) Microsoft
23 33 (11.58%) Analytical Skills
24 32 (11.23%) Ajax
24 32 (11.23%) UNIX
25 31 (10.88%) Python
26 30 (10.53%) Objective-C

Senior Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 16 (5.61%) SharePoint
2 11 (3.86%) JBoss
3 9 (3.16%) Tomcat
4 7 (2.46%) Apache
4 7 (2.46%) WordPress
5 6 (2.11%) Confluence
5 6 (2.11%) Node.js
5 6 (2.11%) Jetty
6 5 (1.75%) IIS
6 5 (1.75%) nginx
6 5 (1.75%) Facebook Platform
7 4 (1.40%) Mule
8 3 (1.05%) GlassFish
9 2 (0.70%) CMS
9 2 (0.70%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.35%) Orchard CMS
10 1 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.35%) JCAPS
10 1 (0.35%) Joomla!
Applications
1 10 (3.51%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.46%) Mingle
3 6 (2.11%) Photoshop
4 4 (1.40%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.70%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.70%) MS Office
6 1 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (2.11%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.75%) Google Analytics
3 4 (1.40%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.70%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.70%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.35%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.35%) GitHub
2 1 (0.35%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.51%) Internet
2 6 (2.11%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.05%) Intranet
4 1 (0.35%) HTTP
4 1 (0.35%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (21.75%) SQL Server
2 26 (9.12%) Oracle Database
2 26 (9.12%) MySQL
3 18 (6.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (3.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (3.16%) NoSQL
5 9 (3.16%) Relational Database
6 8 (2.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (2.46%) Oracle Reports
7 7 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (2.46%) RavenDB
7 7 (2.46%) Neo4j
8 6 (2.11%) Big Data
9 5 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (1.40%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (1.40%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.70%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.70%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 19 (6.67%) Visual Studio
1 19 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 17 (5.96%) Eclipse
3 16 (5.61%) NUnit
4 12 (4.21%) Ant
5 11 (3.86%) JUnit
6 8 (2.81%) Xcode
7 7 (2.46%) TeamCity
7 7 (2.46%) Subversion
7 7 (2.46%) Oracle Forms
7 7 (2.46%) Mercurial
7 7 (2.46%) MSTest
7 7 (2.46%) Jenkins
7 7 (2.46%) Octopus Deploy
8 6 (2.11%) FishEye
8 6 (2.11%) VisualVM
8 6 (2.11%) SoapUI
8 6 (2.11%) IntelliJ
8 6 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (1.75%) Maven
General
1 48 (16.84%) Finance
2 41 (14.39%) Games
3 11 (3.86%) Banking
4 7 (2.46%) Investment Banking
4 7 (2.46%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.46%) Front Office
5 6 (2.11%) Retail
5 6 (2.11%) Marketing
6 2 (0.70%) General Ledger
6 2 (0.70%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.70%) Advertising
6 2 (0.70%) Law
7 1 (0.35%) Legal
7 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.35%) Electronics
7 1 (0.35%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (40.70%) .NET
2 97 (34.04%) ASP.NET
3 78 (27.37%) CSS
4 77 (27.02%) HTML
5 64 (22.46%) XML
6 51 (17.89%) ASP.NET MVC
7 50 (17.54%) jQuery
8 48 (16.84%) Web Services
9 32 (11.23%) Ajax
10 27 (9.47%) JSON
11 24 (8.42%) WCF
12 22 (7.72%) HTML5
13 21 (7.37%) Spring
13 21 (7.37%) SOAP
14 19 (6.67%) REST
15 17 (5.96%) CSS3
15 17 (5.96%) .NET Framework
16 15 (5.26%) KnockoutJS
16 15 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 14 (4.91%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 33 (11.58%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (5.61%) User Experience
3 15 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 14 (4.91%) Hedge funds
5 11 (3.86%) Mobile App
6 10 (3.51%) Social Media
6 10 (3.51%) Derivative
6 10 (3.51%) Client/Server
6 10 (3.51%) Equities
7 9 (3.16%) Xbox
7 9 (3.16%) Algorithms
8 7 (2.46%) Mathematics
9 6 (2.11%) Inversion of Control
10 5 (1.75%) Visualisation
10 5 (1.75%) Open Source
10 5 (1.75%) Biology
11 4 (1.40%) Grid Computing
11 4 (1.40%) Smartphone
11 4 (1.40%) N-Tier
12 3 (1.05%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 46 (16.14%) Linux
2 41 (14.39%) Apple iOS
3 32 (11.23%) UNIX
4 30 (10.53%) Android
5 21 (7.37%) Windows
6 7 (2.46%) CentOS
7 6 (2.11%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.70%) Solaris
9 1 (0.35%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.35%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (30.88%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (28.77%) MVC
3 66 (23.16%) Software Engineering
4 58 (20.35%) TDD
5 45 (15.79%) Mentoring
6 29 (10.18%) OO
7 26 (9.12%) E-Commerce
8 23 (8.07%) SOA
8 23 (8.07%) Business Analysis
9 22 (7.72%) OOP
10 21 (7.37%) Web Application Development
11 20 (7.02%) Unit Testing
11 20 (7.02%) Scrum
12 19 (6.67%) Multithreading
13 18 (6.32%) System Testing
13 18 (6.32%) Analytics
14 15 (5.26%) Data Analysis
15 14 (4.91%) BDD
16 13 (4.56%) Web Development
17 11 (3.86%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 111 (38.95%) C#
2 108 (37.89%) SQL
3 81 (28.42%) Java
4 69 (24.21%) JavaScript
4 69 (24.21%) C++
5 31 (10.88%) Python
6 30 (10.53%) Objective-C
7 22 (7.72%) PHP
7 22 (7.72%) PL/SQL
8 20 (7.02%) Shell Script
9 17 (5.96%) VB.NET
10 11 (3.86%) C
11 10 (3.51%) T-SQL
11 10 (3.51%) Perl
12 9 (3.16%) PHP5
13 8 (2.81%) Bash Shell
14 7 (2.46%) PowerShell
15 4 (1.40%) VB6
15 4 (1.40%) RPG IV
15 4 (1.40%) RPG
Qualifications
1 27 (9.47%) Degree
2 10 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (3.16%) MCTS
4 7 (2.46%) MCSE
4 7 (2.46%) MCSD
5 5 (1.75%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.35%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.35%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (0.35%) CDISC
System Software
1 3 (1.05%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (2.46%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 6 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.35%) Ansible
Vendors
1 60 (21.05%) Oracle
2 35 (12.28%) Microsoft
3 14 (4.91%) Google
4 7 (2.46%) Zend
4 7 (2.46%) Facebook
5 6 (2.11%) Atlassian
5 6 (2.11%) Perforce
6 4 (1.40%) Adobe
6 4 (1.40%) IBM
6 4 (1.40%) Sencha
7 3 (1.05%) HP
8 1 (0.35%) Apple
8 1 (0.35%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.35%) Sun
8 1 (0.35%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.35%) SAP
8 1 (0.35%) Cognos
8 1 (0.35%) Siebel
8 1 (0.35%) Teradata
8 1 (0.35%) NetSuite
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