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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Programmer
Rank 704 738 679
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -59
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Programmer 181 151 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.14% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.15% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 147 132 135
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £51,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,450 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £78,750
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
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
96305 101240 93715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.20% 94.50% 94.25%
Number of salaries quoted 81010 82636 78466
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 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 28 August 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
(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 +68 105 £60,000 +3.00% 12
East of England +21 37 £42,500 -29.16% 6
South East +24 30 £46,750 -6.50% 5
North West -2 3 £40,000 - 1
Yorkshire -7 3 £55,000 +22.22% 1
East Midlands -11 2 £36,500 -23.15% 1
South West -40 1 £55,000 +57.14%
Senior Programmer
UK

Senior Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 121 (39.29%) SQL
2 103 (33.44%) JavaScript
3 102 (33.12%) .NET
4 95 (30.84%) C#
5 87 (28.25%) Agile Software Development
5 87 (28.25%) HTML
6 82 (26.62%) Analytical Skills
7 78 (25.32%) Java
8 75 (24.35%) SQL Server
9 71 (23.05%) Finance
10 67 (21.75%) Degree
11 65 (21.10%) ASP.NET
12 64 (20.78%) CSS
13 58 (18.83%) MVC
14 48 (15.58%) C++
15 47 (15.26%) TDD
16 45 (14.61%) Python
17 42 (13.64%) XML
17 42 (13.64%) OO
17 42 (13.64%) Apple iOS
18 41 (13.31%) Computer Science
18 41 (13.31%) Microsoft
19 39 (12.66%) Web Services
19 39 (12.66%) Software Engineering
19 39 (12.66%) ASP.NET MVC
20 37 (12.01%) iOS Development
21 35 (11.36%) REST
21 35 (11.36%) Scrum
21 35 (11.36%) Oracle
22 34 (11.04%) Continuous Integration

Senior Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 17 (5.52%) Tomcat
2 9 (2.92%) Apache
3 7 (2.27%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.27%) WebSphere
4 6 (1.95%) JBoss
4 6 (1.95%) Node.js
5 5 (1.62%) Orchard CMS
5 5 (1.62%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (1.30%) IIS
6 4 (1.30%) CMS
6 4 (1.30%) Mule
6 4 (1.30%) Mule ESB
7 3 (0.97%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (0.97%) SAP Portal
7 3 (0.97%) Apache Solr
7 3 (0.97%) SAP EP
7 3 (0.97%) CICS
7 3 (0.97%) Captiva
7 3 (0.97%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.65%) SAS
Applications
1 28 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.65%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.65%) SPSS
2 2 (0.65%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.95%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.65%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.30%) Heroku
3 3 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.32%) SaaS
4 1 (0.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.25%) HTTP
1 10 (3.25%) TCP/IP
2 6 (1.95%) Internet
3 3 (0.97%) VoIP
3 3 (0.97%) iBeacon
4 2 (0.65%) ATM
4 2 (0.65%) Network Security
5 1 (0.32%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (0.32%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (24.35%) SQL Server
2 22 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 21 (6.82%) Data Warehouse
3 21 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (5.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (5.19%) Relational Database
6 15 (4.87%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (3.90%) SQLite
7 12 (3.90%) MySQL
7 12 (3.90%) Crystal Reports
8 11 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (3.25%) NoSQL
10 9 (2.92%) Oracle Database
10 9 (2.92%) SQL Server 2005
11 8 (2.60%) RDBMS
11 8 (2.60%) Oracle Database 11g
12 6 (1.95%) MongoDB
12 6 (1.95%) Oracle BI EE
12 6 (1.95%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 6 (1.95%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 24 (7.79%) Visual Studio
2 20 (6.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (4.22%) Git (software)
3 13 (4.22%) Xcode
3 13 (4.22%) NUnit
4 9 (2.92%) Eclipse
5 8 (2.60%) JIRA
6 6 (1.95%) ReSharper
6 6 (1.95%) Selenium
6 6 (1.95%) Subversion
6 6 (1.95%) Moq
6 6 (1.95%) Hudson
7 5 (1.62%) NuGet
8 4 (1.30%) Jenkins
8 4 (1.30%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 2 (0.65%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.65%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.65%) MSTest
9 2 (0.65%) Maven
9 2 (0.65%) Oracle Forms
General
1 71 (23.05%) Finance
2 30 (9.74%) Banking
3 19 (6.17%) Games
4 15 (4.87%) Front Office
5 13 (4.22%) Investment Banking
6 12 (3.90%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.95%) Marketing
8 2 (0.65%) Retail
8 2 (0.65%) Back Office
9 1 (0.32%) Automotive
9 1 (0.32%) Publishing
9 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (33.12%) .NET
2 87 (28.25%) HTML
3 65 (21.10%) ASP.NET
4 64 (20.78%) CSS
5 42 (13.64%) XML
6 39 (12.66%) Web Services
6 39 (12.66%) ASP.NET MVC
7 35 (11.36%) REST
8 31 (10.06%) .NET Framework
8 31 (10.06%) WCF
9 29 (9.42%) JSON
10 25 (8.12%) HTML5
10 25 (8.12%) Spring
11 22 (7.14%) jQuery
12 19 (6.17%) Hibernate
13 17 (5.52%) Entity Framework
13 17 (5.52%) Backbone.js
14 16 (5.19%) NHibernate
15 15 (4.87%) WinForms
15 15 (4.87%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 82 (26.62%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (13.31%) Computer Science
3 19 (6.17%) Visualisation
4 17 (5.52%) User Experience
4 17 (5.52%) Mathematics
5 15 (4.87%) Social Media
5 15 (4.87%) Hedge funds
6 14 (4.55%) Algorithms
7 13 (4.22%) Grid Computing
8 12 (3.90%) Data Structures
8 12 (3.90%) Xbox
9 10 (3.25%) iPhone
9 10 (3.25%) Mobile App
10 9 (2.92%) Physics
11 7 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (1.95%) Client/Server
12 6 (1.95%) Mainframe
13 5 (1.62%) NHS
13 5 (1.62%) Statistics
14 4 (1.30%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 42 (13.64%) Apple iOS
2 30 (9.74%) Windows
2 30 (9.74%) Linux
3 24 (7.79%) Android
4 18 (5.84%) UNIX
5 7 (2.27%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (28.25%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (18.83%) MVC
3 47 (15.26%) TDD
4 42 (13.64%) OO
5 39 (12.66%) Software Engineering
6 37 (12.01%) iOS Development
7 35 (11.36%) Scrum
8 34 (11.04%) Continuous Integration
9 29 (9.42%) Unit Testing
10 27 (8.77%) Business Intelligence
10 27 (8.77%) SDLC
11 22 (7.14%) Mobile Development
12 20 (6.49%) Open Source
13 19 (6.17%) Multithreading
13 19 (6.17%) OOP
13 19 (6.17%) Mentoring
14 18 (5.84%) E-Commerce
14 18 (5.84%) Data Analysis
15 17 (5.52%) Project Management
16 16 (5.19%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 121 (39.29%) SQL
2 103 (33.44%) JavaScript
3 95 (30.84%) C#
4 78 (25.32%) Java
5 48 (15.58%) C++
6 45 (14.61%) Python
7 32 (10.39%) Objective-C
8 22 (7.14%) T-SQL
9 20 (6.49%) VB
10 16 (5.19%) PHP
11 13 (4.22%) VB6
12 12 (3.90%) PL/SQL
12 12 (3.90%) C
12 12 (3.90%) VB.NET
13 11 (3.57%) VBA
13 11 (3.57%) Perl
14 7 (2.27%) Shell Script
15 6 (1.95%) VBScript
16 5 (1.62%) COBOL
16 5 (1.62%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 67 (21.75%) Degree
2 4 (1.30%) Sun Certification
3 3 (0.97%) SC Cleared
3 3 (0.97%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.32%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.55%) QA
2 5 (1.62%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (0.97%) Nagios
2 2 (0.65%) WMI
3 1 (0.32%) StatsD
3 1 (0.32%) logstash
3 1 (0.32%) Kibana
Vendors
1 41 (13.31%) Microsoft
2 35 (11.36%) Oracle
3 16 (5.19%) Informatica
4 9 (2.92%) Perforce
5 8 (2.60%) Unisys
5 8 (2.60%) Google
6 7 (2.27%) Apple
7 5 (1.62%) webMethods
7 5 (1.62%) IBM
7 5 (1.62%) Sybase
7 5 (1.62%) SAP
7 5 (1.62%) Adobe
8 4 (1.30%) Appcelerator
9 3 (0.97%) Facebook
9 3 (0.97%) EPiServer
9 3 (0.97%) Sitecore
9 3 (0.97%) Splunk
9 3 (0.97%) Tableau
9 3 (0.97%) Kofax
9 3 (0.97%) Lotus
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