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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Programmer
Rank 741 648 708
Rank change year-on-year
-93 +60
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Programmer 124 220 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.22% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.23% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 103 193 139
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £38,800 £37,500 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,250 £75,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
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
98061 95266 102493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.68% 94.72% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82304 78117 89013
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -59 64 £60,000 - 7
Yorkshire -10 19 £48,750 +8.33% 1
East of England -26 14 £46,250 -2.63% 1
South East -35 11 £46,250 +5.11% 4
East Midlands +23 6 £38,800 +26.17%
West Midlands -28 5 £47,500 +5.55% 1
North West -20 4 £35,000 -17.64%
Senior Programmer
UK

Senior Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 87 (37.83%) .NET
2 86 (37.39%) C#
3 82 (35.65%) Java
4 76 (33.04%) C++
5 74 (32.17%) SQL
6 68 (29.57%) ASP.NET
6 68 (29.57%) Agile Software Development
7 58 (25.22%) MVC
8 51 (22.17%) Finance
9 50 (21.74%) XML
10 48 (20.87%) Mentoring
11 47 (20.43%) Apple iOS
12 46 (20.00%) JavaScript
12 46 (20.00%) SQL Server
12 46 (20.00%) Games
13 45 (19.57%) HTML
13 45 (19.57%) CSS
13 45 (19.57%) Software Engineering
14 44 (19.13%) Objective-C
15 40 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
16 39 (16.96%) TDD
16 39 (16.96%) Android
17 34 (14.78%) Oracle
18 32 (13.91%) Web Services
18 32 (13.91%) jQuery
19 25 (10.87%) Python
20 24 (10.43%) Hedge funds
20 24 (10.43%) Analytical Skills
21 23 (10.00%) Linux
21 23 (10.00%) JSON

Senior Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 11 (4.78%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.74%) IIS
2 4 (1.74%) JBoss
3 3 (1.30%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.30%) Mule
4 2 (0.87%) WordPress
4 2 (0.87%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.87%) CICS
4 2 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.87%) CMS
4 2 (0.87%) Node.js
4 2 (0.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.43%) Orchard CMS
5 1 (0.43%) SAS
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.43%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.43%) Apache
5 1 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.43%) JCAPS
5 1 (0.43%) Joomla!
Applications
1 6 (2.61%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.17%) Mingle
3 4 (1.74%) Photoshop
4 3 (1.30%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.87%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (2.61%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.74%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.87%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.43%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.74%) Heroku
2 3 (1.30%) SaaS
3 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.43%) GitHub
4 1 (0.43%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.78%) HTTP
2 7 (3.04%) Internet
3 3 (1.30%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.43%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.43%) Intranet
4 1 (0.43%) LAN
4 1 (0.43%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (9.13%) Oracle Database
3 12 (5.22%) MySQL
4 8 (3.48%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (3.04%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (3.04%) Big Data
6 6 (2.61%) NoSQL
7 5 (2.17%) RavenDB
7 5 (2.17%) Neo4j
7 5 (2.17%) DB2
7 5 (2.17%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.74%) SQLite
8 4 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (1.30%) Adabas
10 2 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.87%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 17 (7.39%) Visual Studio
1 17 (7.39%) Git (software)
2 15 (6.52%) Eclipse
3 14 (6.09%) Xcode
4 10 (4.35%) Subversion
5 8 (3.48%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (3.48%) Mercurial
6 7 (3.04%) Oracle Forms
7 5 (2.17%) Ant
7 5 (2.17%) MSTest
7 5 (2.17%) Maven
7 5 (2.17%) NUnit
7 5 (2.17%) WebStorm
7 5 (2.17%) TeamCity
7 5 (2.17%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (1.74%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 3 (1.30%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.87%) JIRA
10 2 (0.87%) JUnit
11 1 (0.43%) Dreamweaver
General
1 51 (22.17%) Finance
2 46 (20.00%) Games
3 12 (5.22%) Banking
4 10 (4.35%) Front Office
5 9 (3.91%) Investment Banking
6 7 (3.04%) Retail
7 6 (2.61%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.74%) Marketing
9 3 (1.30%) Advertising
9 3 (1.30%) Law
10 2 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.87%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.87%) French Language
11 1 (0.43%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.43%) Local Government
11 1 (0.43%) Back Office
11 1 (0.43%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (37.83%) .NET
2 68 (29.57%) ASP.NET
3 50 (21.74%) XML
4 45 (19.57%) HTML
4 45 (19.57%) CSS
5 40 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
6 32 (13.91%) jQuery
6 32 (13.91%) Web Services
7 23 (10.00%) JSON
8 18 (7.83%) HTML5
9 14 (6.09%) RESTful
10 13 (5.65%) REST
11 11 (4.78%) CSS3
11 11 (4.78%) Ajax
12 10 (4.35%) WCF
13 8 (3.48%) .NET Framework
13 8 (3.48%) Hibernate
14 7 (3.04%) Spring
14 7 (3.04%) Silverlight
14 7 (3.04%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.43%) Hedge funds
1 24 (10.43%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (7.83%) Mobile App
2 18 (7.83%) Equities
2 18 (7.83%) Derivative
3 15 (6.52%) Computer Science
4 13 (5.65%) User Experience
5 11 (4.78%) Open Source
6 10 (4.35%) Social Media
6 10 (4.35%) Mathematics
7 6 (2.61%) Grid Computing
8 4 (1.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.30%) Mobile Games
9 3 (1.30%) iPhone
9 3 (1.30%) Xbox
9 3 (1.30%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.87%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.87%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.87%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.87%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 47 (20.43%) Apple iOS
2 39 (16.96%) Android
3 23 (10.00%) Linux
4 21 (9.13%) UNIX
5 11 (4.78%) Windows
6 5 (2.17%) CentOS
7 1 (0.43%) webOS
7 1 (0.43%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (29.57%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (25.22%) MVC
3 48 (20.87%) Mentoring
4 45 (19.57%) Software Engineering
5 39 (16.96%) TDD
6 21 (9.13%) OO
7 20 (8.70%) OOP
8 19 (8.26%) Electronic Trading
9 18 (7.83%) Business Analysis
10 17 (7.39%) Unit Testing
11 15 (6.52%) System Testing
11 15 (6.52%) iOS Development
12 14 (6.09%) Data Analysis
13 11 (4.78%) Scrum
14 10 (4.35%) Mobile Application Development
14 10 (4.35%) Functional Programming
15 9 (3.91%) Android Development
15 9 (3.91%) E-Commerce
15 9 (3.91%) Multithreading
15 9 (3.91%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 86 (37.39%) C#
2 82 (35.65%) Java
3 76 (33.04%) C++
4 74 (32.17%) SQL
5 46 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 44 (19.13%) Objective-C
7 25 (10.87%) Python
8 14 (6.09%) PHP
8 14 (6.09%) Shell Script
9 9 (3.91%) VB.NET
9 9 (3.91%) PL/SQL
10 8 (3.48%) C
11 7 (3.04%) T-SQL
12 6 (2.61%) COBOL
12 6 (2.61%) Scala
13 5 (2.17%) PowerShell
14 4 (1.74%) PHP5
14 4 (1.74%) Haskell
15 3 (1.30%) VC++
15 3 (1.30%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 22 (9.57%) Degree
2 7 (3.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (2.61%) MCTS
4 5 (2.17%) MCSD
4 5 (2.17%) MCSE
5 2 (0.87%) PhD
6 1 (0.43%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.43%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.09%) QA
2 1 (0.43%) CDISC
System Software
1 1 (0.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (2.17%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 3 (1.30%) CA Endevor
3 1 (0.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 34 (14.78%) Oracle
2 16 (6.96%) Microsoft
3 8 (3.48%) Google
4 6 (2.61%) IBM
5 4 (1.74%) Sybase
5 4 (1.74%) Twitter
6 3 (1.30%) HP
6 3 (1.30%) Adobe
7 2 (0.87%) Facebook
7 2 (0.87%) Zend
7 2 (0.87%) SAP
7 2 (0.87%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.43%) Cognos
8 1 (0.43%) BMC
8 1 (0.43%) Apple
8 1 (0.43%) Teradata
8 1 (0.43%) ION Trading
8 1 (0.43%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.43%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.43%) Appcelerator
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