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

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Programmer
Rank 785 637 697
Rank change year-on-year
-148 +60
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Programmer 113 223 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.22% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.23% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 89 196 168
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,740 £38,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £90,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,250
% change year-on-year
- -5.32%
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
102296 98200 103450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.58% 94.73% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85621 81449 89566
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 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 November 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 November 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 -45 65 £60,000 - 11
Yorkshire -32 16 £42,500 -5.55% 1
South East -24 15 £42,500 +6.25% 2
East of England -30 9 £47,500 +11.76% 3
East Midlands +16 5 £38,800 +19.38% 1
West Midlands -20 3 £35,000 -17.64% 1
North West -22 1 £42,000 -6.66% 1
Senior Programmer
UK

Senior Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 106 (40.30%) .NET
2 103 (39.16%) SQL
3 101 (38.40%) C#
4 86 (32.70%) Java
4 86 (32.70%) Agile Software Development
5 84 (31.94%) ASP.NET
6 74 (28.14%) C++
7 71 (27.00%) MVC
8 61 (23.19%) SQL Server
9 57 (21.67%) CSS
10 56 (21.29%) HTML
11 55 (20.91%) XML
11 55 (20.91%) Software Engineering
12 52 (19.77%) Finance
12 52 (19.77%) JavaScript
12 52 (19.77%) Oracle
13 50 (19.01%) Mentoring
14 49 (18.63%) TDD
15 47 (17.87%) Apple iOS
16 45 (17.11%) ASP.NET MVC
17 44 (16.73%) Web Services
18 43 (16.35%) Games
19 37 (14.07%) Objective-C
20 36 (13.69%) Linux
20 36 (13.69%) Android
21 33 (12.55%) Analytical Skills
22 31 (11.79%) Python
23 29 (11.03%) jQuery
24 27 (10.27%) UNIX
25 26 (9.89%) Oracle Database

Senior Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 12 (4.56%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.42%) JBoss
3 5 (1.90%) IIS
3 5 (1.90%) Tomcat
3 5 (1.90%) WebSphere
3 5 (1.90%) Jetty
3 5 (1.90%) Confluence
4 3 (1.14%) Node.js
4 3 (1.14%) GlassFish
4 3 (1.14%) Mule
5 2 (0.76%) WordPress
5 2 (0.76%) CMS
5 2 (0.76%) Apache
5 2 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.38%) Orchard CMS
6 1 (0.38%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.38%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.38%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.38%) SAS
6 1 (0.38%) CICS
Applications
1 8 (3.04%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.66%) Mingle
3 5 (1.90%) Photoshop
4 3 (1.14%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.76%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (2.28%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.52%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.76%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.38%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.76%) Heroku
2 1 (0.38%) GitHub
2 1 (0.38%) Trello
2 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.80%) Internet
2 5 (1.90%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.14%) HTTP
3 3 (1.14%) Intranet
4 1 (0.38%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (23.19%) SQL Server
2 26 (9.89%) Oracle Database
3 18 (6.84%) MySQL
4 14 (5.32%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (2.66%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (2.66%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (2.66%) NoSQL
5 7 (2.66%) RavenDB
5 7 (2.66%) Neo4j
6 6 (2.28%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (2.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (1.90%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (1.90%) Big Data
7 5 (1.90%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.52%) DB2
9 3 (1.14%) Adabas
9 3 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (1.14%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.76%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 20 (7.60%) Git (software)
2 18 (6.84%) Visual Studio
3 14 (5.32%) Eclipse
4 11 (4.18%) NUnit
5 10 (3.80%) Ant
5 10 (3.80%) Xcode
6 9 (3.42%) Subversion
6 9 (3.42%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (3.04%) Mercurial
7 8 (3.04%) JUnit
8 7 (2.66%) Oracle Forms
8 7 (2.66%) Maven
8 7 (2.66%) TeamCity
8 7 (2.66%) MSTest
8 7 (2.66%) Jenkins
8 7 (2.66%) Octopus Deploy
9 5 (1.90%) FishEye
9 5 (1.90%) VisualVM
9 5 (1.90%) WebStorm
9 5 (1.90%) SoapUI
General
1 52 (19.77%) Finance
2 43 (16.35%) Games
3 12 (4.56%) Banking
4 11 (4.18%) Front Office
5 9 (3.42%) Investment Banking
6 8 (3.04%) Retail
7 6 (2.28%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.52%) Marketing
9 3 (1.14%) Advertising
9 3 (1.14%) Law
10 2 (0.76%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.38%) Back Office
11 1 (0.38%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.38%) Legal
11 1 (0.38%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.38%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (40.30%) .NET
2 84 (31.94%) ASP.NET
3 57 (21.67%) CSS
4 56 (21.29%) HTML
5 55 (20.91%) XML
6 45 (17.11%) ASP.NET MVC
7 44 (16.73%) Web Services
8 29 (11.03%) jQuery
9 20 (7.60%) JSON
10 19 (7.22%) HTML5
11 17 (6.46%) REST
11 17 (6.46%) WCF
12 15 (5.70%) .NET Framework
13 14 (5.32%) Spring
14 13 (4.94%) Ajax
15 12 (4.56%) RESTful
15 12 (4.56%) SOAP
16 11 (4.18%) CSS3
16 11 (4.18%) KnockoutJS
17 10 (3.80%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 33 (12.55%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (7.60%) Hedge funds
3 18 (6.84%) Computer Science
4 14 (5.32%) Derivative
4 14 (5.32%) Equities
4 14 (5.32%) Mobile App
4 14 (5.32%) User Experience
5 12 (4.56%) Social Media
6 9 (3.42%) Client/Server
7 8 (3.04%) Mathematics
7 8 (3.04%) Open Source
8 7 (2.66%) Xbox
9 6 (2.28%) Grid Computing
10 5 (1.90%) Biology
10 5 (1.90%) Visualisation
11 4 (1.52%) Algorithms
11 4 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 3 (1.14%) N-Tier
12 3 (1.14%) Mobile Games
12 3 (1.14%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 47 (17.87%) Apple iOS
2 36 (13.69%) Linux
2 36 (13.69%) Android
3 27 (10.27%) UNIX
4 18 (6.84%) Windows
5 7 (2.66%) CentOS
6 5 (1.90%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.38%) webOS
7 1 (0.38%) Solaris
7 1 (0.38%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (32.70%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (27.00%) MVC
3 55 (20.91%) Software Engineering
4 50 (19.01%) Mentoring
5 49 (18.63%) TDD
6 25 (9.51%) OO
7 22 (8.37%) Business Analysis
8 21 (7.98%) OOP
9 20 (7.60%) SOA
10 19 (7.22%) E-Commerce
10 19 (7.22%) System Testing
11 17 (6.46%) Unit Testing
12 16 (6.08%) Web Application Development
12 16 (6.08%) Data Analysis
12 16 (6.08%) Scrum
13 15 (5.70%) Multithreading
13 15 (5.70%) Electronic Trading
14 14 (5.32%) iOS Development
15 13 (4.94%) Analytics
15 13 (4.94%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 103 (39.16%) SQL
2 101 (38.40%) C#
3 86 (32.70%) Java
4 74 (28.14%) C++
5 52 (19.77%) JavaScript
6 37 (14.07%) Objective-C
7 31 (11.79%) Python
8 17 (6.46%) PL/SQL
9 16 (6.08%) Shell Script
10 15 (5.70%) VB.NET
11 13 (4.94%) PHP
12 12 (4.56%) C
13 9 (3.42%) T-SQL
14 7 (2.66%) Perl
14 7 (2.66%) PowerShell
15 5 (1.90%) COBOL
16 4 (1.52%) Scala
16 4 (1.52%) Bash Shell
17 3 (1.14%) NATURAL
17 3 (1.14%) JCL
Qualifications
1 25 (9.51%) Degree
2 10 (3.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (3.42%) MCTS
4 7 (2.66%) MCSE
4 7 (2.66%) MCSD
5 5 (1.90%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.38%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.46%) QA
2 1 (0.38%) CDISC
System Software
1 3 (1.14%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (2.66%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 5 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.14%) CA Endevor
4 1 (0.38%) Puppet
4 1 (0.38%) Ansible
Vendors
1 52 (19.77%) Oracle
2 24 (9.13%) Microsoft
3 10 (3.80%) Google
4 7 (2.66%) IBM
5 5 (1.90%) Atlassian
5 5 (1.90%) Perforce
6 4 (1.52%) Sybase
7 3 (1.14%) Adobe
7 3 (1.14%) HP
8 2 (0.76%) Zend
8 2 (0.76%) Sencha
8 2 (0.76%) Facebook
9 1 (0.38%) Twitter
9 1 (0.38%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.38%) Appcelerator
9 1 (0.38%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.38%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.38%) Teradata
9 1 (0.38%) ION Trading
9 1 (0.38%) NetSuite
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