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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Programmer
Rank 705 777 674
Rank change year-on-year
+72 -103
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Programmer 204 152 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.15% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.16% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 184 137 209
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £72,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+10.42% -4.11%
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
90816 95785 94380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.15% 96.49% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 77032 80058 76663
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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 +6 78 £65,000 +15.04% 1
South East +41 42 £47,500 -9.52% 6
East of England +8 28 £60,000 +20.00% 2
Yorkshire +13 23 £45,000 -7.69%
West Midlands -2 19 £41,500 -12.63% 3
South West -5 7 £37,500 -34.78%
East Midlands +4 5 £47,500 +22.42%
North West +24 1 £35,000 - 1
North East - 1 £40,000 -
Senior Programmer
UK

Senior Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 191 (42.35%) Agile Software Development
2 173 (38.36%) SQL
3 148 (32.82%) Java
4 144 (31.93%) JavaScript
5 134 (29.71%) Software Engineering
6 125 (27.72%) .NET
7 122 (27.05%) C#
8 110 (24.39%) HTML
9 109 (24.17%) SQL Server
9 109 (24.17%) CSS
10 96 (21.29%) Finance
11 94 (20.84%) Degree
12 91 (20.18%) Oracle
13 88 (19.51%) C++
13 88 (19.51%) TDD
14 85 (18.85%) OO
14 85 (18.85%) WCF
15 79 (17.52%) Microsoft
16 77 (17.07%) Web Services
17 71 (15.74%) Continuous Integration
18 70 (15.52%) Scrum
19 69 (15.30%) ASP.NET
20 68 (15.08%) Unix
20 68 (15.08%) Python
21 67 (14.86%) Analytical Skills
22 66 (14.63%) BDD
23 65 (14.41%) Computer Science
23 65 (14.41%) MVC
24 62 (13.75%) Objective-C
24 62 (13.75%) Oracle Database

Senior Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 43 (9.53%) JBoss
2 36 (7.98%) Tomcat
3 26 (5.76%) Node.js
4 23 (5.10%) WebLogic
5 21 (4.66%) WebSphere
6 15 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
6 15 (3.33%) SharePoint
7 11 (2.44%) Apache Solr
7 11 (2.44%) GlassFish
8 9 (2.00%) Apache
9 8 (1.77%) CMS
10 7 (1.55%) OpenEdge
10 7 (1.55%) SAP EP
10 7 (1.55%) SAP Portal
11 6 (1.33%) Orchard CMS
11 6 (1.33%) SAS
12 4 (0.89%) IIS
12 4 (0.89%) Moodle
12 4 (0.89%) Oracle Coherence
12 4 (0.89%) Totara
Applications
1 41 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 22 (4.88%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.44%) MS Office
4 1 (0.22%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 1 (0.22%) PTC Creo
4 1 (0.22%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 31 (6.87%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.67%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.44%) Temenos Globus
3 2 (0.44%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 44 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.89%) Heroku
4 1 (0.22%) SaaS
4 1 (0.22%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 35 (7.76%) TCP/IP
2 32 (7.10%) Network Security
3 4 (0.89%) iBeacon
4 3 (0.67%) HTTP
4 3 (0.67%) NAS
4 3 (0.67%) SAN
5 1 (0.22%) Extranet
5 1 (0.22%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.22%) Internet
5 1 (0.22%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (24.17%) SQL Server
2 62 (13.75%) Oracle Database
3 33 (7.32%) Oracle Database 11g
3 33 (7.32%) Relational Database
4 32 (7.10%) MySQL
4 32 (7.10%) Oracle BI EE
5 31 (6.87%) Oracle Reports
6 30 (6.65%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 30 (6.65%) Oracle ODI
7 25 (5.54%) NoSQL
8 22 (4.88%) Apache Cassandra
8 22 (4.88%) RDBMS
9 20 (4.43%) SQL Server 2012
10 18 (3.99%) SQL Server 2008
11 16 (3.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 12 (2.66%) Data Warehouse
13 10 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
13 10 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 9 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 7 (1.55%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 43 (9.53%) Git (software)
2 32 (7.10%) Subversion
3 31 (6.87%) SpecFlow
4 25 (5.54%) JUnit
5 22 (4.88%) Cucumber
6 19 (4.21%) Team Foundation Server
7 16 (3.55%) Xcode
8 15 (3.33%) JIRA
9 13 (2.88%) Octopus Deploy
9 13 (2.88%) Visual Studio
10 10 (2.22%) Eclipse
11 7 (1.55%) Gradle
12 6 (1.33%) TeamCity
13 5 (1.11%) Jenkins
13 5 (1.11%) Maven
13 5 (1.11%) SoapUI
14 4 (0.89%) Android Studio
14 4 (0.89%) CruiseControl
14 4 (0.89%) Mercurial
14 4 (0.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 96 (21.29%) Finance
2 42 (9.31%) Games
3 32 (7.10%) Banking
4 12 (2.66%) Investment Banking
4 12 (2.66%) Marketing
4 12 (2.66%) Telecoms
5 11 (2.44%) Front Office
6 5 (1.11%) Retail
7 4 (0.89%) Publishing
8 2 (0.44%) Legal
9 1 (0.22%) Advertising
9 1 (0.22%) Back Office
9 1 (0.22%) Electronics
9 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (27.72%) .NET
2 110 (24.39%) HTML
3 109 (24.17%) CSS
4 85 (18.85%) WCF
5 77 (17.07%) Web Services
6 69 (15.30%) ASP.NET
7 61 (13.53%) Spring
8 55 (12.20%) jQuery
9 49 (10.86%) WPF
10 47 (10.42%) ASP.NET Web API
11 46 (10.20%) Ajax
12 44 (9.76%) Hibernate
13 41 (9.09%) XML
14 33 (7.32%) .NET Framework
14 33 (7.32%) J2EE
14 33 (7.32%) JSON
14 33 (7.32%) WinForms
15 32 (7.10%) REST
15 32 (7.10%) XHTML
16 31 (6.87%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 67 (14.86%) Analytical Skills
2 65 (14.41%) Computer Science
3 55 (12.20%) Enterprise Software
4 33 (7.32%) Visualisation
5 31 (6.87%) BYOD
6 24 (5.32%) User Experience
7 23 (5.10%) Client/Server
7 23 (5.10%) Mathematics
8 16 (3.55%) Xbox
9 14 (3.10%) Mobile App
10 13 (2.88%) Algorithms
10 13 (2.88%) Mobile Games
11 12 (2.66%) Data Integration
11 12 (2.66%) Social Media
12 11 (2.44%) Physics
13 9 (2.00%) Streaming Video
13 9 (2.00%) Video on Demand
14 8 (1.77%) Data Structures
14 8 (1.77%) Grid Computing
14 8 (1.77%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 68 (15.08%) Unix
2 57 (12.64%) Linux
3 54 (11.97%) Windows
4 43 (9.53%) Apple iOS
5 26 (5.76%) Android
6 5 (1.11%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (0.67%) Windows Phone
7 3 (0.67%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.44%) OS/400
8 2 (0.44%) Windows Phone 8
9 1 (0.22%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (42.35%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (29.71%) Software Engineering
3 88 (19.51%) TDD
4 85 (18.85%) OO
5 71 (15.74%) Continuous Integration
6 70 (15.52%) Scrum
7 66 (14.63%) BDD
8 65 (14.41%) MVC
9 54 (11.97%) Kanban
10 42 (9.31%) Business Intelligence
11 40 (8.87%) Unit Testing
12 38 (8.43%) Mentoring
12 38 (8.43%) OOP
13 36 (7.98%) iOS Development
13 36 (7.98%) Multithreading
14 34 (7.54%) Performance Tuning
15 33 (7.32%) ETL
16 31 (6.87%) High Availability
17 30 (6.65%) User Stories
18 27 (5.99%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 173 (38.36%) SQL
2 148 (32.82%) Java
3 144 (31.93%) JavaScript
4 122 (27.05%) C#
5 88 (19.51%) C++
6 68 (15.08%) Python
7 62 (13.75%) Objective-C
8 58 (12.86%) PL/SQL
9 28 (6.21%) C
10 27 (5.99%) Groovy
11 22 (4.88%) PHP
11 22 (4.88%) Ruby
12 18 (3.99%) PowerShell
13 14 (3.10%) T-SQL
14 13 (2.88%) R
15 10 (2.22%) Apple Swift
15 10 (2.22%) Perl
16 7 (1.55%) F#
16 7 (1.55%) VBA
17 6 (1.33%) RPG
Qualifications
1 94 (20.84%) Degree
2 8 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (1.77%) SC Cleared
2 8 (1.77%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.67%) MCITP
3 3 (0.67%) MCSE
4 1 (0.22%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.22%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (10.42%) QA
2 7 (1.55%) SLA
3 3 (0.67%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.22%) CDISC
System Software
1 11 (2.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 31 (6.87%) WMI
2 11 (2.44%) Grafana
2 11 (2.44%) Kibana
2 11 (2.44%) logstash
2 11 (2.44%) StatsD
Vendors
1 91 (20.18%) Oracle
2 79 (17.52%) Microsoft
3 37 (8.20%) Apple
4 11 (2.44%) New Relic
5 9 (2.00%) IBM
6 7 (1.55%) Perforce
6 7 (1.55%) Progress
6 7 (1.55%) SAP
7 6 (1.33%) Adobe
8 4 (0.89%) EPiServer
8 4 (0.89%) Sencha
9 2 (0.44%) Google
9 2 (0.44%) Informatica
9 2 (0.44%) jBASE
9 2 (0.44%) Temenos
9 2 (0.44%) Unisys
10 1 (0.22%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.22%) JDA
10 1 (0.22%) PTC
10 1 (0.22%) webMethods
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