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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Programmer
Rank 760 671 711
Rank change year-on-year
-89 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Programmer 112 183 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.18% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.19% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 96 139 161
Average salary £50,000 £51,500 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.91% +6.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £36,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £90,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
100964 94057 104141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.39% 94.25% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82543 79050 89527
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £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 19 September 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 19 September 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
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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 -74 41 £55,000 -8.33% 2
South East -1 19 £47,750 +6.11% 2
Yorkshire -36 19 £45,000 +19.20% 1
South West -19 14 £35,000 -17.64%
East of England -36 9 £60,000 +55.23%
West Midlands -27 6 £53,750 +26.47%
East Midlands +2 5 £42,250 +21.58% 1
North West -17 4 £40,000 +26.98%
Senior Programmer
UK

Senior Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 142 (40.11%) .NET
2 140 (39.55%) C#
3 134 (37.85%) SQL
4 113 (31.92%) Agile Software Development
5 104 (29.38%) ASP.NET
6 102 (28.81%) HTML
7 100 (28.25%) CSS
8 97 (27.40%) MVC
9 94 (26.55%) JavaScript
10 92 (25.99%) Java
11 77 (21.75%) SQL Server
12 74 (20.90%) Software Engineering
13 73 (20.62%) Oracle
13 73 (20.62%) XML
14 70 (19.77%) jQuery
15 64 (18.08%) TDD
16 61 (17.23%) Web Services
17 56 (15.82%) Linux
17 56 (15.82%) Microsoft
18 54 (15.25%) C++
19 50 (14.12%) Degree
20 49 (13.84%) ASP.NET MVC
21 44 (12.43%) OO
22 43 (12.15%) Finance
23 42 (11.86%) Mentoring
23 42 (11.86%) Ajax
24 38 (10.73%) Apple iOS
25 36 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
25 36 (10.17%) UNIX
26 35 (9.89%) E-Commerce

Senior Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 27 (7.63%) SharePoint
2 14 (3.95%) Tomcat
3 10 (2.82%) Apache
4 9 (2.54%) WordPress
4 9 (2.54%) Node.js
5 7 (1.98%) Facebook Platform
5 7 (1.98%) nginx
5 7 (1.98%) SAS
6 6 (1.69%) Jetty
6 6 (1.69%) Confluence
7 3 (0.85%) GlassFish
7 3 (0.85%) Mule
7 3 (0.85%) IIS
8 2 (0.56%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.28%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.28%) Drupal
9 1 (0.28%) ExpressionEngine
9 1 (0.28%) JCAPS
9 1 (0.28%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (2.82%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.98%) Photoshop
2 7 (1.98%) Mingle
3 6 (1.69%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (1.69%) MS Office
4 2 (0.56%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.28%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 8 (2.26%) Google Analytics
2 7 (1.98%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (1.98%) BusinessWorks
3 6 (1.69%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (1.13%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.56%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.56%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.28%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.28%) GitHub
1 1 (0.28%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.67%) Internet
2 6 (1.69%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.56%) Intranet
4 1 (0.28%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.28%) HTTP
4 1 (0.28%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (21.75%) SQL Server
2 34 (9.60%) MySQL
3 24 (6.78%) Oracle Database
4 20 (5.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (3.95%) NoSQL
6 12 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (3.11%) Relational Database
8 9 (2.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (1.98%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (1.98%) RavenDB
10 7 (1.98%) Neo4j
10 7 (1.98%) Big Data
11 6 (1.69%) RDBMS
12 5 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
14 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 2 (0.56%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 24 (6.78%) Eclipse
2 20 (5.65%) Git (software)
3 19 (5.37%) NUnit
4 18 (5.08%) Ant
4 18 (5.08%) JUnit
5 17 (4.80%) Visual Studio
6 9 (2.54%) Subversion
7 8 (2.26%) Mercurial
8 7 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (1.98%) MSTest
8 7 (1.98%) Jenkins
8 7 (1.98%) Talend Open Studio
8 7 (1.98%) TeamCity
8 7 (1.98%) Oracle Forms
8 7 (1.98%) Octopus Deploy
9 6 (1.69%) IntelliJ
9 6 (1.69%) Maven
9 6 (1.69%) WebStorm
9 6 (1.69%) VisualVM
9 6 (1.69%) SoapUI
General
1 43 (12.15%) Finance
2 33 (9.32%) Games
3 12 (3.39%) Banking
4 8 (2.26%) Investment Banking
4 8 (2.26%) Marketing
5 7 (1.98%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (1.69%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.13%) Front Office
8 3 (0.85%) Retail
9 2 (0.56%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.56%) Advertising
10 1 (0.28%) Legal
10 1 (0.28%) Electronics
10 1 (0.28%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (40.11%) .NET
2 104 (29.38%) ASP.NET
3 102 (28.81%) HTML
4 100 (28.25%) CSS
5 73 (20.62%) XML
6 70 (19.77%) jQuery
7 61 (17.23%) Web Services
8 49 (13.84%) ASP.NET MVC
9 42 (11.86%) Ajax
10 32 (9.04%) Spring
11 31 (8.76%) JSON
12 30 (8.47%) WCF
12 30 (8.47%) SOAP
13 28 (7.91%) HTML5
14 24 (6.78%) CSS3
15 23 (6.50%) .NET Framework
16 21 (5.93%) REST
17 20 (5.65%) Spring MVC
17 20 (5.65%) J2EE
18 18 (5.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 36 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (6.21%) User Experience
3 18 (5.08%) Computer Science
4 17 (4.80%) Mobile App
5 12 (3.39%) Client/Server
6 8 (2.26%) Mathematics
6 8 (2.26%) Xbox
6 8 (2.26%) Inversion of Control
6 8 (2.26%) Social Media
7 5 (1.41%) Hedge funds
7 5 (1.41%) Visualisation
7 5 (1.41%) Biology
8 4 (1.13%) Smartphone
8 4 (1.13%) Derivative
8 4 (1.13%) N-Tier
8 4 (1.13%) Social Network
9 3 (0.85%) New Media
9 3 (0.85%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.85%) Mobile Games
9 3 (0.85%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 56 (15.82%) Linux
2 38 (10.73%) Apple iOS
3 36 (10.17%) UNIX
4 27 (7.63%) Android
5 22 (6.21%) Windows
6 7 (1.98%) CentOS
7 6 (1.69%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.56%) Solaris
9 1 (0.28%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.28%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (31.92%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (27.40%) MVC
3 74 (20.90%) Software Engineering
4 64 (18.08%) TDD
5 44 (12.43%) OO
6 42 (11.86%) Mentoring
7 35 (9.89%) E-Commerce
8 33 (9.32%) Web Application Development
9 32 (9.04%) OOP
10 29 (8.19%) SOA
11 28 (7.91%) Scrum
12 25 (7.06%) Multithreading
13 22 (6.21%) Analytics
14 19 (5.37%) Business Analysis
14 19 (5.37%) Unit Testing
15 17 (4.80%) Waterfall
16 16 (4.52%) Web Development
16 16 (4.52%) UML
17 15 (4.24%) System Testing
18 13 (3.67%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 140 (39.55%) C#
2 134 (37.85%) SQL
3 94 (26.55%) JavaScript
4 92 (25.99%) Java
5 54 (15.25%) C++
6 34 (9.60%) PHP
7 29 (8.19%) Python
8 23 (6.50%) PL/SQL
8 23 (6.50%) Objective-C
9 19 (5.37%) Shell Script
10 14 (3.95%) Perl
10 14 (3.95%) T-SQL
10 14 (3.95%) VB.NET
11 13 (3.67%) RPG
11 13 (3.67%) Bash Shell
11 13 (3.67%) RPG IV
12 12 (3.39%) PHP5
13 10 (2.82%) C
14 9 (2.54%) PowerShell
15 8 (2.26%) VBA
Qualifications
1 50 (14.12%) Degree
2 11 (3.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (2.54%) MCTS
4 8 (2.26%) MCSD
5 7 (1.98%) MCSE
6 5 (1.41%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.28%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.08%) QA
2 1 (0.28%) CDISC
2 1 (0.28%) WAI
System Software
1 3 (0.85%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (1.98%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 6 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.28%) Ansible
3 1 (0.28%) Puppet
3 1 (0.28%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 73 (20.62%) Oracle
2 56 (15.82%) Microsoft
3 18 (5.08%) Google
4 17 (4.80%) JBoss
5 13 (3.67%) Zend
6 11 (3.11%) IBM
7 10 (2.82%) TIBCO
8 9 (2.54%) Facebook
9 7 (1.98%) Talend
9 7 (1.98%) webMethods
10 6 (1.69%) Perforce
10 6 (1.69%) Atlassian
11 4 (1.13%) Sencha
12 3 (0.85%) Unisys
12 3 (0.85%) Adobe
12 3 (0.85%) HP
13 2 (0.56%) Business Objects
13 2 (0.56%) SAP
13 2 (0.56%) Twitter
14 1 (0.28%) Cognos
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