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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Programmer
Rank 710 626 709
Rank change year-on-year
-84 +83
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Programmer 143 231 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.24% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.25% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 128 199 121
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%
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
93269 91455 99380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.83% 94.58% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 78278 74642 85969
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 £27,500 £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 27 January 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 27 January 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 -2 78 £60,000 - 7
Yorkshire -20 18 £48,750 +30.00%
East of England -27 16 £50,000 -
South East -66 14 £53,750 +34.37% 3
West Midlands -13 7 £47,500 +11.76% 1
East Midlands +25 5 £38,800 -13.77% 1
North West -20 4 £35,000 -15.15%
Senior Programmer
UK

Senior Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 99 (40.24%) Java
2 86 (34.96%) .NET
3 85 (34.55%) C#
4 73 (29.67%) SQL
5 72 (29.27%) C++
6 69 (28.05%) Agile Software Development
7 67 (27.24%) Finance
8 61 (24.80%) ASP.NET
9 59 (23.98%) MVC
10 48 (19.51%) JavaScript
11 47 (19.11%) SQL Server
11 47 (19.11%) Objective-C
12 44 (17.89%) Android
13 43 (17.48%) Apple iOS
13 43 (17.48%) XML
14 42 (17.07%) Mentoring
15 41 (16.67%) Games
16 40 (16.26%) TDD
16 40 (16.26%) Software Engineering
16 40 (16.26%) CSS
17 39 (15.85%) HTML
17 39 (15.85%) ASP.NET MVC
18 33 (13.41%) Oracle
19 30 (12.20%) Web Services
19 30 (12.20%) jQuery
19 30 (12.20%) JSON
20 28 (11.38%) Hedge funds
21 26 (10.57%) Unit Testing
22 25 (10.16%) Analytical Skills
22 25 (10.16%) Python

Senior Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 10 (4.07%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.44%) CICS
3 5 (2.03%) JBoss
4 3 (1.22%) SAS
4 3 (1.22%) OpenEdge
4 3 (1.22%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.22%) Mule
4 3 (1.22%) CMS
5 2 (0.81%) Node.js
5 2 (0.81%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (0.81%) WordPress
5 2 (0.81%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.81%) IIS
6 1 (0.41%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.41%) Apache
6 1 (0.41%) JCAPS
6 1 (0.41%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.41%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 6 (2.44%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.22%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.81%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.81%) InfoPath
3 2 (0.81%) Mingle
4 1 (0.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (2.44%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.63%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.81%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.41%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.44%) Heroku
2 5 (2.03%) SaaS
3 4 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.41%) GitHub
5 1 (0.41%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.10%) HTTP
2 5 (2.03%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.63%) Internet
4 3 (1.22%) LAN
4 3 (1.22%) WAN
5 1 (0.41%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (19.11%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.50%) Oracle Database
3 11 (4.47%) MySQL
4 9 (3.66%) DB2
4 9 (3.66%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (3.25%) NoSQL
6 7 (2.85%) MongoDB
7 6 (2.44%) SQLite
7 6 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (2.44%) Big Data
8 5 (2.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.22%) Adabas
11 2 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.81%) RavenDB
11 2 (0.81%) Neo4j
11 2 (0.81%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 22 (8.94%) Eclipse
2 19 (7.72%) Visual Studio
2 19 (7.72%) Git (software)
3 14 (5.69%) Xcode
4 13 (5.28%) Subversion
4 13 (5.28%) Maven
5 10 (4.07%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (4.07%) Jenkins
6 7 (2.85%) Mercurial
7 6 (2.44%) Oracle Forms
8 5 (2.03%) NUnit
9 4 (1.63%) WebStorm
9 4 (1.63%) Ant
9 4 (1.63%) MSTest
9 4 (1.63%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 3 (1.22%) JIRA
10 3 (1.22%) JUnit
10 3 (1.22%) Robolectric
11 2 (0.81%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (0.81%) NetBeans
General
1 67 (27.24%) Finance
2 41 (16.67%) Games
3 24 (9.76%) Banking
4 13 (5.28%) Front Office
5 11 (4.47%) Investment Banking
6 9 (3.66%) Retail
7 6 (2.44%) Manufacturing
8 5 (2.03%) Advertising
9 4 (1.63%) Telecoms
10 3 (1.22%) Law
10 3 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.81%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.81%) French Language
12 1 (0.41%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.41%) Local Government
12 1 (0.41%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (34.96%) .NET
2 61 (24.80%) ASP.NET
3 43 (17.48%) XML
4 40 (16.26%) CSS
5 39 (15.85%) HTML
5 39 (15.85%) ASP.NET MVC
6 30 (12.20%) jQuery
6 30 (12.20%) Web Services
6 30 (12.20%) JSON
7 15 (6.10%) HTML5
8 14 (5.69%) Ajax
9 13 (5.28%) RESTful
9 13 (5.28%) REST
10 11 (4.47%) CSS3
10 11 (4.47%) Spring
11 10 (4.07%) .NET Framework
12 9 (3.66%) Hibernate
12 9 (3.66%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 9 (3.66%) WCF
12 9 (3.66%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 28 (11.38%) Hedge funds
2 25 (10.16%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (9.76%) Computer Science
4 20 (8.13%) Equities
5 19 (7.72%) Derivative
5 19 (7.72%) Mobile App
6 17 (6.91%) User Experience
7 14 (5.69%) Open Source
8 9 (3.66%) Social Media
8 9 (3.66%) Grid Computing
9 8 (3.25%) Mathematics
10 5 (2.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 5 (2.03%) Mainframe
11 4 (1.63%) iPhone
11 4 (1.63%) SWIFT
12 3 (1.22%) Management Information System
12 3 (1.22%) Mobile Games
12 3 (1.22%) Fixed Income
13 2 (0.81%) Data Structures
13 2 (0.81%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 44 (17.89%) Android
2 43 (17.48%) Apple iOS
3 20 (8.13%) UNIX
4 19 (7.72%) Linux
5 8 (3.25%) Windows
6 2 (0.81%) CentOS
7 1 (0.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (28.05%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (23.98%) MVC
3 42 (17.07%) Mentoring
4 40 (16.26%) TDD
4 40 (16.26%) Software Engineering
5 26 (10.57%) Unit Testing
6 21 (8.54%) OO
7 20 (8.13%) Electronic Trading
7 20 (8.13%) Android Development
8 17 (6.91%) iOS Development
9 16 (6.50%) Business Analysis
10 15 (6.10%) Multithreading
10 15 (6.10%) Functional Programming
11 14 (5.69%) E-Commerce
11 14 (5.69%) OOP
12 13 (5.28%) Scrum
13 11 (4.47%) System Testing
14 10 (4.07%) Data Analysis
15 8 (3.25%) Project Management
15 8 (3.25%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 99 (40.24%) Java
2 85 (34.55%) C#
3 73 (29.67%) SQL
4 72 (29.27%) C++
5 48 (19.51%) JavaScript
6 47 (19.11%) Objective-C
7 25 (10.16%) Python
8 17 (6.91%) PHP
9 10 (4.07%) COBOL
9 10 (4.07%) Shell Script
10 9 (3.66%) VB.NET
11 8 (3.25%) T-SQL
12 6 (2.44%) PL/SQL
12 6 (2.44%) Haskell
12 6 (2.44%) Scala
13 5 (2.03%) VC++
13 5 (2.03%) C
14 3 (1.22%) VB
14 3 (1.22%) NATURAL
14 3 (1.22%) JCL
Qualifications
1 22 (8.94%) Degree
2 5 (2.03%) PhD
3 4 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.81%) MCSD
4 2 (0.81%) MCSE
4 2 (0.81%) MCTS
5 1 (0.41%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.07%) QA
2 3 (1.22%) CDISC
System Software
1 1 (0.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.22%) CA Endevor
2 2 (0.81%) Puppet
2 2 (0.81%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 33 (13.41%) Oracle
2 21 (8.54%) Microsoft
3 7 (2.85%) Google
4 6 (2.44%) Twitter
4 6 (2.44%) Sybase
5 5 (2.03%) IBM
6 3 (1.22%) Progress
6 3 (1.22%) Adobe
7 2 (0.81%) SAP
7 2 (0.81%) Cognos
7 2 (0.81%) HP
7 2 (0.81%) EPiServer
7 2 (0.81%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.81%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.41%) Vertica
8 1 (0.41%) Zend
8 1 (0.41%) Appcelerator
8 1 (0.41%) Facebook
8 1 (0.41%) BMC
8 1 (0.41%) Informatica
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