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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Programmer
Rank 724 674 710
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Programmer 150 177 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.19% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 131 134 157
Average salary £50,000 £51,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.91% +8.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,400 £37,500 £36,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £79,000 £64,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,585
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.48%
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
101207 93640 105041
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.39% 94.21% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82615 78406 90395
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -46 48 £60,000 +4.34% 4
South East -15 21 £50,000 +8.10% 2
Yorkshire -26 21 £45,000 +20.00% 1
South West -8 19 £35,000 -17.64%
East of England -15 15 £60,000 +55.23% 2
East Midlands -4 11 £47,500 +36.69%
West Midlands -13 10 £50,000 +17.64%
North West -24 8 £40,000 +26.98%
Senior Programmer
UK

Senior Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 155 (41.67%) C#
2 154 (41.40%) .NET
3 141 (37.90%) SQL
4 109 (29.30%) MVC
5 105 (28.23%) HTML
6 104 (27.96%) ASP.NET
6 104 (27.96%) CSS
7 99 (26.61%) JavaScript
8 93 (25.00%) Java
9 84 (22.58%) SQL Server
10 79 (21.24%) jQuery
11 77 (20.70%) Oracle
11 77 (20.70%) Software Engineering
12 72 (19.35%) TDD
13 71 (19.09%) XML
14 64 (17.20%) Microsoft
15 61 (16.40%) Linux
16 57 (15.32%) Web Services
17 54 (14.52%) Agile Software Development
17 54 (14.52%) Degree
18 49 (13.17%) Finance
18 49 (13.17%) OO
18 49 (13.17%) C++
19 48 (12.90%) ASP.NET MVC
20 46 (12.37%) Ajax
21 39 (10.48%) PHP
22 38 (10.22%) Web Application Development
23 37 (9.95%) MySQL
23 37 (9.95%) Spring
24 35 (9.41%) OOP

Senior Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 31 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 13 (3.49%) Tomcat
3 11 (2.96%) Node.js
3 11 (2.96%) Apache
4 10 (2.69%) SAS
5 8 (2.15%) Confluence
5 8 (2.15%) WordPress
5 8 (2.15%) Jetty
6 7 (1.88%) nginx
6 7 (1.88%) Facebook Platform
7 3 (0.81%) GlassFish
7 3 (0.81%) Mule
7 3 (0.81%) IIS
8 2 (0.54%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.27%) Drupal
9 1 (0.27%) ExpressionEngine
9 1 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.27%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.27%) CMS
9 1 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 11 (2.96%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.88%) Mingle
2 7 (1.88%) Photoshop
3 6 (1.61%) MS Office
3 6 (1.61%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.27%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 8 (2.15%) Google Analytics
2 7 (1.88%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (1.88%) BusinessWorks
3 6 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (1.08%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (1.08%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.54%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.27%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.27%) GitHub
1 1 (0.27%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.96%) Internet
2 8 (2.15%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.54%) Intranet
4 1 (0.27%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.27%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (22.58%) SQL Server
2 37 (9.95%) MySQL
3 23 (6.18%) Oracle Database
4 20 (5.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (4.30%) NoSQL
6 12 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (3.23%) Relational Database
7 9 (2.42%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (1.88%) Neo4j
9 7 (1.88%) RavenDB
9 7 (1.88%) RDBMS
10 6 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (1.34%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (1.34%) Big Data
12 4 (1.08%) Crystal Reports
12 4 (1.08%) MongoDB
12 4 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 22 (5.91%) JUnit
2 21 (5.65%) Eclipse
2 21 (5.65%) NUnit
3 19 (5.11%) Git (software)
4 18 (4.84%) Visual Studio
4 18 (4.84%) Ant
5 9 (2.42%) Jenkins
6 8 (2.15%) IntelliJ
6 8 (2.15%) FishEye
6 8 (2.15%) VisualVM
6 8 (2.15%) SoapUI
6 8 (2.15%) TeamCity
6 8 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (1.88%) Talend Open Studio
7 7 (1.88%) MSTest
7 7 (1.88%) Octopus Deploy
7 7 (1.88%) Subversion
8 6 (1.61%) Oracle Forms
8 6 (1.61%) Maven
8 6 (1.61%) Mercurial
General
1 49 (13.17%) Finance
2 31 (8.33%) Games
3 14 (3.76%) Banking
4 10 (2.69%) Investment Banking
4 10 (2.69%) Pharmaceutical
5 8 (2.15%) Marketing
6 5 (1.34%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.81%) Retail
7 3 (0.81%) Front Office
8 2 (0.54%) General Ledger
8 2 (0.54%) Online Betting
8 2 (0.54%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.27%) Legal
9 1 (0.27%) Advertising
9 1 (0.27%) Electronics
9 1 (0.27%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (41.40%) .NET
2 105 (28.23%) HTML
3 104 (27.96%) ASP.NET
3 104 (27.96%) CSS
4 79 (21.24%) jQuery
5 71 (19.09%) XML
6 57 (15.32%) Web Services
7 48 (12.90%) ASP.NET MVC
8 46 (12.37%) Ajax
9 37 (9.95%) Spring
10 34 (9.14%) WCF
11 31 (8.33%) .NET Framework
11 31 (8.33%) JSON
12 30 (8.06%) HTML5
13 29 (7.80%) SOAP
14 25 (6.72%) J2EE
15 24 (6.45%) Spring MVC
16 22 (5.91%) CSS3
17 20 (5.38%) REST
18 19 (5.11%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 17 (4.57%) Computer Science
2 15 (4.03%) Mobile App
2 15 (4.03%) Client/Server
3 8 (2.15%) Xbox
3 8 (2.15%) Inversion of Control
4 7 (1.88%) Mathematics
4 7 (1.88%) Social Media
5 6 (1.61%) N-Tier
5 6 (1.61%) Visualisation
6 5 (1.34%) Biology
7 4 (1.08%) Mainframe
7 4 (1.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (1.08%) Equities
7 4 (1.08%) Social Network
7 4 (1.08%) Derivative
7 4 (1.08%) Statistics
7 4 (1.08%) Smartphone
8 3 (0.81%) New Media
8 3 (0.81%) Hedge funds
8 3 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 61 (16.40%) Linux
2 35 (9.41%) UNIX
3 34 (9.14%) Apple iOS
4 28 (7.53%) Windows
5 25 (6.72%) Android
6 8 (2.15%) Windows 7
7 7 (1.88%) CentOS
8 2 (0.54%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.27%) webOS
9 1 (0.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (29.30%) MVC
2 77 (20.70%) Software Engineering
3 72 (19.35%) TDD
4 54 (14.52%) Agile Software Development
5 49 (13.17%) OO
6 38 (10.22%) Web Application Development
7 35 (9.41%) OOP
7 35 (9.41%) E-Commerce
8 34 (9.14%) Scrum
9 32 (8.60%) Multithreading
10 29 (7.80%) SOA
11 20 (5.38%) Analytics
11 20 (5.38%) Unit Testing
12 19 (5.11%) Waterfall
13 18 (4.84%) Business Analysis
14 17 (4.57%) Web Development
14 17 (4.57%) UML
15 14 (3.76%) System Testing
16 13 (3.49%) BDD
16 13 (3.49%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 155 (41.67%) C#
2 141 (37.90%) SQL
3 99 (26.61%) JavaScript
4 93 (25.00%) Java
5 49 (13.17%) C++
6 39 (10.48%) PHP
7 30 (8.06%) Python
8 27 (7.26%) PL/SQL
9 18 (4.84%) T-SQL
9 18 (4.84%) Shell Script
9 18 (4.84%) Objective-C
10 17 (4.57%) PHP5
11 16 (4.30%) Perl
12 13 (3.49%) RPG IV
12 13 (3.49%) Bash Shell
12 13 (3.49%) RPG
12 13 (3.49%) VB.NET
13 10 (2.69%) C
13 10 (2.69%) Ruby
14 9 (2.42%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 54 (14.52%) Degree
2 10 (2.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (2.42%) MCTS
4 8 (2.15%) MCSD
5 7 (1.88%) MCSE
6 5 (1.34%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.27%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.84%) QA
2 1 (0.27%) CDISC
2 1 (0.27%) WAI
System Software
1 3 (0.81%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (2.15%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (1.88%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (0.27%) Puppet
3 1 (0.27%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.27%) Ansible
Vendors
1 77 (20.70%) Oracle
2 64 (17.20%) Microsoft
3 19 (5.11%) JBoss
4 17 (4.57%) Zend
5 16 (4.30%) Google
6 12 (3.23%) TIBCO
7 10 (2.69%) IBM
8 9 (2.42%) Facebook
9 8 (2.15%) Perforce
9 8 (2.15%) Atlassian
10 7 (1.88%) Talend
10 7 (1.88%) webMethods
11 4 (1.08%) Unisys
11 4 (1.08%) Sencha
12 2 (0.54%) HP
12 2 (0.54%) Adobe
12 2 (0.54%) SAP
12 2 (0.54%) Business Objects
12 2 (0.54%) Twitter
13 1 (0.27%) NetSuite
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