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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Programmer
Rank 723 667 753
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +86
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Programmer 131 226 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.21% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.22% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 111 203 81
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,750 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%
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
94314 103747 96405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.64% 94.61% 94.66%
Number of salaries quoted 78324 85889 81068
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 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 22 May 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 22 May 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
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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 +18 50 £57,500 - 5
South East -2 33 £49,000 -2.00% 5
East of England +21 19 £50,000 +13.63% 2
Yorkshire -1 13 £50,000 +25.00% 3
West Midlands -4 8 £55,000 +25.71%
North West -22 5 £42,500 -5.55%
South West -30 4 £39,500 +12.85%
East Midlands -13 1 £36,500 -23.15%
Senior Programmer
UK

Senior Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 116 (40.99%) .NET
2 112 (39.58%) C#
3 95 (33.57%) JavaScript
4 93 (32.86%) Java
5 85 (30.04%) Agile Software Development
6 78 (27.56%) HTML
7 77 (27.21%) SQL
8 75 (26.50%) SQL Server
9 74 (26.15%) Finance
10 73 (25.80%) MVC
11 70 (24.73%) ASP.NET
12 65 (22.97%) CSS
13 58 (20.49%) Analytical Skills
14 51 (18.02%) C++
15 48 (16.96%) TDD
16 46 (16.25%) Computer Science
17 44 (15.55%) Visual Studio
17 44 (15.55%) OO
18 43 (15.19%) Web Services
18 43 (15.19%) ASP.NET MVC
19 42 (14.84%) Microsoft
20 41 (14.49%) JSON
21 40 (14.13%) Android
22 39 (13.78%) XML
23 38 (13.43%) jQuery
23 38 (13.43%) Degree
24 37 (13.07%) Banking
25 35 (12.37%) Apple iOS
25 35 (12.37%) .NET Framework
26 34 (12.01%) Objective-C

Senior Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 13 (4.59%) Tomcat
2 9 (3.18%) CICS
3 7 (2.47%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.77%) Apache Solr
4 5 (1.77%) JBoss
4 5 (1.77%) CMS
5 4 (1.41%) OpenEdge
5 4 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (1.41%) IBM Notes
5 4 (1.41%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (1.06%) Node.js
6 3 (1.06%) Umbraco
6 3 (1.06%) SAS
6 3 (1.06%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.71%) IIS
7 2 (0.71%) Drupal
7 2 (0.71%) EPiServer CMS
8 1 (0.35%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.35%) Moodle
8 1 (0.35%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 12 (4.24%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.35%) Mingle
2 1 (0.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.47%) SaaS
2 6 (2.12%) Heroku
2 6 (2.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.77%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.95%) HTTP
2 5 (1.77%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.06%) Internet
3 3 (1.06%) LAN
3 3 (1.06%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (26.50%) SQL Server
2 20 (7.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (6.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (4.95%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (4.59%) NoSQL
5 13 (4.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (3.89%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (3.89%) MongoDB
6 11 (3.89%) SQL Server 2005
7 10 (3.53%) DB2
8 9 (3.18%) SQLite
8 9 (3.18%) MySQL
9 8 (2.83%) Crystal Reports
10 7 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (1.77%) Relational Database
12 4 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (1.06%) Hadoop
13 3 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
14 2 (0.71%) RDBMS
14 2 (0.71%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 44 (15.55%) Visual Studio
2 28 (9.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (8.48%) Eclipse
4 15 (5.30%) NUnit
5 14 (4.95%) Xcode
6 12 (4.24%) Git (software)
6 12 (4.24%) Jenkins
7 11 (3.89%) Subversion
8 10 (3.53%) Maven
9 8 (2.83%) NuGet
10 7 (2.47%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 6 (2.12%) JIRA
11 6 (2.12%) MSTest
12 5 (1.77%) Android Studio
12 5 (1.77%) Hudson
13 4 (1.41%) Robolectric
14 3 (1.06%) Moq
14 3 (1.06%) ReSharper
14 3 (1.06%) Selenium
15 2 (0.71%) NetBeans
General
1 74 (26.15%) Finance
2 37 (13.07%) Banking
3 27 (9.54%) Games
4 16 (5.65%) Investment Banking
5 14 (4.95%) Front Office
6 8 (2.83%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.12%) Marketing
8 3 (1.06%) Retail
8 3 (1.06%) Advertising
9 2 (0.71%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.71%) French Language
10 1 (0.35%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.35%) Publishing
10 1 (0.35%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (40.99%) .NET
2 78 (27.56%) HTML
3 70 (24.73%) ASP.NET
4 65 (22.97%) CSS
5 43 (15.19%) Web Services
5 43 (15.19%) ASP.NET MVC
6 41 (14.49%) JSON
7 39 (13.78%) XML
8 38 (13.43%) jQuery
9 35 (12.37%) .NET Framework
10 31 (10.95%) WCF
11 27 (9.54%) Ajax
12 23 (8.13%) REST
13 20 (7.07%) Entity Framework
14 18 (6.36%) WinForms
15 17 (6.01%) HTML5
15 17 (6.01%) NHibernate
16 16 (5.65%) AngularJS
17 15 (5.30%) Spring
18 13 (4.59%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 58 (20.49%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (16.25%) Computer Science
3 22 (7.77%) Hedge funds
3 22 (7.77%) Open Source
4 19 (6.71%) Mobile App
5 18 (6.36%) User Experience
6 15 (5.30%) Social Media
7 13 (4.59%) Grid Computing
8 11 (3.89%) Visualisation
9 10 (3.53%) Mathematics
10 9 (3.18%) Mainframe
11 8 (2.83%) SWIFT
12 7 (2.47%) Equities
13 6 (2.12%) Derivative
14 5 (1.77%) Mobile Payment
14 5 (1.77%) Management Information System
15 4 (1.41%) iPhone
16 3 (1.06%) Data Structures
16 3 (1.06%) Client/Server
16 3 (1.06%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 40 (14.13%) Android
2 35 (12.37%) Apple iOS
3 23 (8.13%) Windows
4 15 (5.30%) Linux
5 7 (2.47%) UNIX
6 1 (0.35%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (30.04%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (25.80%) MVC
3 48 (16.96%) TDD
4 44 (15.55%) OO
5 34 (12.01%) Scrum
5 34 (12.01%) Android Development
6 31 (10.95%) Software Engineering
7 30 (10.60%) Unit Testing
8 28 (9.89%) Mentoring
9 27 (9.54%) Mobile Development
10 25 (8.83%) E-Commerce
11 24 (8.48%) iOS Development
12 23 (8.13%) OOP
13 18 (6.36%) Project Management
13 18 (6.36%) Business Intelligence
13 18 (6.36%) Functional Programming
14 16 (5.65%) SOA
14 16 (5.65%) Multithreading
15 14 (4.95%) Waterfall
15 14 (4.95%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 112 (39.58%) C#
2 95 (33.57%) JavaScript
3 93 (32.86%) Java
4 77 (27.21%) SQL
5 51 (18.02%) C++
6 34 (12.01%) Objective-C
7 29 (10.25%) Python
8 21 (7.42%) PHP
9 15 (5.30%) T-SQL
10 14 (4.95%) VB
11 11 (3.89%) COBOL
12 9 (3.18%) VB6
13 5 (1.77%) Apple Swift
13 5 (1.77%) Scala
13 5 (1.77%) Haskell
13 5 (1.77%) VC++
13 5 (1.77%) VB.NET
13 5 (1.77%) XAML
14 4 (1.41%) Progress 4GL
14 4 (1.41%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 38 (13.43%) Degree
2 6 (2.12%) PhD
3 3 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.35%) MCSE
4 1 (0.35%) MCSD
4 1 (0.35%) SAS Certification
4 1 (0.35%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.06%) QA
2 2 (0.71%) CDISC
3 1 (0.35%) GAAP
System Software
1 2 (0.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.06%) Nagios
2 1 (0.35%) Puppet
2 1 (0.35%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (0.35%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 42 (14.84%) Microsoft
2 21 (7.42%) Oracle
3 11 (3.89%) Informatica
4 10 (3.53%) Google
5 6 (2.12%) EPiServer
5 6 (2.12%) Appcelerator
6 5 (1.77%) Twitter
7 4 (1.41%) Perforce
7 4 (1.41%) Progress
7 4 (1.41%) Lotus
7 4 (1.41%) Sitecore
7 4 (1.41%) Tableau
8 3 (1.06%) Facebook
8 3 (1.06%) Splunk
8 3 (1.06%) SAP
8 3 (1.06%) Unisys
9 2 (0.71%) Minitab
9 2 (0.71%) Yahoo!
9 2 (0.71%) IBM
9 2 (0.71%) Apple
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