The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had Senior Programmer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Programmer
Rank 778 815 776
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -39
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Programmer 120 145 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.15% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 114 129 170
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
88595 99120 104958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.43% 96.33% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 75423 82622 86348
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Senior Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region that featured Senior Programmer in the job title.

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 25 July 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Programmer within the England region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +4 38 £70,000 +21.73% 1
South East +39 33 £40,000 -18.36% 2
East of England +26 20 £62,500 +47.05%
North West +31 12 £45,000 +12.50%
Yorkshire +34 8 £55,000 - 2
West Midlands +8 7 £45,000 -10.00% 3
South West +21 2 £47,500 -13.63%
Senior Programmer
UK

Senior Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, Senior Programmer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Senior Programmer in the job title.

1 105 (42.00%) JavaScript
2 99 (39.60%) Agile Software Development
3 95 (38.00%) HTML
4 94 (37.60%) Java
5 90 (36.00%) Software Engineering
6 88 (35.20%) SQL
7 80 (32.00%) C#
8 79 (31.60%) .NET
9 76 (30.40%) Degree
10 69 (27.60%) SQL Server
11 67 (26.80%) CSS
12 61 (24.40%) TDD
13 58 (23.20%) OO
14 54 (21.60%) Computer Science
15 51 (20.40%) C++
15 51 (20.40%) MVC
16 48 (19.20%) ASP.NET
17 46 (18.40%) Oracle
17 46 (18.40%) Finance
18 39 (15.60%) Ajax
19 38 (15.20%) Python
20 37 (14.80%) Games
21 36 (14.40%) Microsoft
22 34 (13.60%) JBoss
22 34 (13.60%) OOP
23 33 (13.20%) NoSQL
24 32 (12.80%) WCF
24 32 (12.80%) Oracle Database
24 32 (12.80%) Relational Database
25 30 (12.00%) Unix

Senior Programmer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 34 (13.60%) JBoss
2 23 (9.20%) WebLogic
2 23 (9.20%) WebSphere
3 14 (5.60%) Tomcat
4 12 (4.80%) Apache Spark
5 6 (2.40%) Apache
6 5 (2.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (2.00%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.20%) IIS
8 2 (0.80%) CMS
9 1 (0.40%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.40%) Jetty
9 1 (0.40%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.40%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 10 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 10 (4.00%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.20%) MS Project
3 1 (0.40%) MS Office
3 1 (0.40%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (2.40%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.80%) Temenos Globus
2 2 (0.80%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.60%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.60%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (1.20%) GitHub
5 2 (0.80%) Rackspace Cloud
6 1 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.40%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.40%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.40%) Office 365
6 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (7.20%) Internet
2 11 (4.40%) TCP/IP
3 6 (2.40%) Network Security
4 2 (0.80%) Extranet
4 2 (0.80%) FTP
4 2 (0.80%) HTTP
4 2 (0.80%) Intranet
4 2 (0.80%) SMTP
4 2 (0.80%) SNA
5 1 (0.40%) DNS
5 1 (0.40%) Firewall
5 1 (0.40%) NAS
5 1 (0.40%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (27.60%) SQL Server
2 33 (13.20%) NoSQL
3 32 (12.80%) Oracle Database
3 32 (12.80%) Relational Database
4 16 (6.40%) Event Store
5 13 (5.20%) RDBMS
6 12 (4.80%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (4.80%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (4.40%) Hadoop
8 10 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (3.60%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (3.60%) MySQL
9 9 (3.60%) Oracle Database 11g
10 8 (3.20%) Apache Hive
10 8 (3.20%) Big Data
10 8 (3.20%) HBase
11 7 (2.80%) Apache Cassandra
11 7 (2.80%) Oracle BI EE
12 6 (2.40%) MongoDB
12 6 (2.40%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 25 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 23 (9.20%) Subversion
3 22 (8.80%) Git (software)
4 14 (5.60%) Cucumber
4 14 (5.60%) JUnit
5 10 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (3.20%) Eclipse
6 8 (3.20%) TeamCity
7 5 (2.00%) JIRA
7 5 (2.00%) Selenium
7 5 (2.00%) SpecFlow
8 3 (1.20%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.20%) JIRA Agile
8 3 (1.20%) Maven
9 2 (0.80%) Ant
9 2 (0.80%) Bower
9 2 (0.80%) Grunt
9 2 (0.80%) Moq
9 2 (0.80%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.40%) ReSharper
General
1 46 (18.40%) Finance
2 37 (14.80%) Games
3 19 (7.60%) Banking
3 19 (7.60%) Manufacturing
4 16 (6.40%) Telecoms
5 11 (4.40%) Marketing
6 2 (0.80%) Advertising
6 2 (0.80%) Back Office
7 1 (0.40%) Electronics
7 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.40%) Music Industry
7 1 (0.40%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (38.00%) HTML
2 79 (31.60%) .NET
3 67 (26.80%) CSS
4 48 (19.20%) ASP.NET
5 39 (15.60%) Ajax
6 32 (12.80%) WCF
7 28 (11.20%) J2EE
8 27 (10.80%) Spring
9 24 (9.60%) WPF
10 22 (8.80%) Swing
11 21 (8.40%) XML
12 19 (7.60%) AngularJS
12 19 (7.60%) ASP.NET Web API
12 19 (7.60%) WinForms
13 18 (7.20%) jQuery
13 18 (7.20%) Web Services
14 17 (6.80%) .NET Framework
14 17 (6.80%) Hibernate
14 17 (6.80%) RabbitMQ
15 16 (6.40%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 54 (21.60%) Computer Science
2 17 (6.80%) Enterprise Software
3 16 (6.40%) User Experience
4 14 (5.60%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (5.60%) Internet of Things
4 14 (5.60%) Mathematics
5 11 (4.40%) AS400
5 11 (4.40%) Data Integration
6 10 (4.00%) Client/Server
6 10 (4.00%) iSeries
7 8 (3.20%) Digital Media
8 7 (2.80%) Virtual Team
9 6 (2.40%) Mobile App
10 5 (2.00%) BYOD
10 5 (2.00%) Mobile Payment
10 5 (2.00%) Raspberry Pi
10 5 (2.00%) Visualisation
11 3 (1.20%) Cloud Native
11 3 (1.20%) Driving Licence
11 3 (1.20%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 30 (12.00%) Unix
2 26 (10.40%) Windows
3 22 (8.80%) Linux
4 21 (8.40%) Android
4 21 (8.40%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.80%) Mac OS X
5 2 (0.80%) MVS
5 2 (0.80%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (0.80%) Windows Phone
5 2 (0.80%) zOS
6 1 (0.40%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (39.60%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (36.00%) Software Engineering
3 61 (24.40%) TDD
4 58 (23.20%) OO
5 51 (20.40%) MVC
6 34 (13.60%) OOP
7 29 (11.60%) Scrum
8 28 (11.20%) Unit Testing
9 27 (10.80%) Open Source
10 24 (9.60%) Continuous Integration
11 22 (8.80%) E-Commerce
12 21 (8.40%) Multithreading
13 18 (7.20%) BDD
13 18 (7.20%) Continuous Improvement
13 18 (7.20%) Project Management
14 17 (6.80%) Kanban
15 16 (6.40%) Domain-Driven Design
16 13 (5.20%) Analytics
16 13 (5.20%) Continuous Delivery
16 13 (5.20%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 105 (42.00%) JavaScript
2 94 (37.60%) Java
3 88 (35.20%) SQL
4 80 (32.00%) C#
5 51 (20.40%) C++
6 38 (15.20%) Python
7 19 (7.60%) PL/SQL
8 18 (7.20%) Perl
9 17 (6.80%) RPG
10 16 (6.40%) F#
11 15 (6.00%) VB.NET
12 14 (5.60%) C
13 12 (4.80%) Objective-C
13 12 (4.80%) Scala
14 11 (4.40%) RPG IV
15 10 (4.00%) Groovy
15 10 (4.00%) Ruby
15 10 (4.00%) Tcl
16 8 (3.20%) Shell Script
16 8 (3.20%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 76 (30.40%) Degree
2 1 (0.40%) MCITP
2 1 (0.40%) MCSE
2 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.40%) QA
2 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (4.00%) Docker
2 8 (3.20%) HDFS
3 2 (0.80%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 2 (0.80%) RACF
3 2 (0.80%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 5 (2.00%) WMI
2 4 (1.60%) Ansible
3 3 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.20%) Puppet
3 3 (1.20%) Salt
4 1 (0.40%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.40%) Kibana
4 1 (0.40%) logstash
Vendors
1 46 (18.40%) Oracle
2 36 (14.40%) Microsoft
3 7 (2.80%) Apple
4 3 (1.20%) Perforce
5 2 (0.80%) Adobe
5 2 (0.80%) IBM
5 2 (0.80%) jBASE
5 2 (0.80%) Rackspace
5 2 (0.80%) Temenos
6 1 (0.40%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.40%) Solace
6 1 (0.40%) Sybase
6 1 (0.40%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.40%) TOWER Software
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