The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Programmer role in IT jobs advertised for the Essex 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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Programmer
Rank 90 97 84
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Programmer 16 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.31% 0.47% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.35% 0.49% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 16 6 2
Average salary £62,500 £42,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.05% -22.72%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
Senior Programmer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex 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
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1185 1226 946
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 96.81% 96.31% 96.93%
Number of salaries quoted 893 985 719
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Senior Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Programmer in the job title across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Senior Programmer
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Programmer across the Essex region.

Senior Programmer Salary Trend in Essex

Senior Programmer
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Programmer within the Essex region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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
Colchester - 13 £62,500 -
Senior Programmer
East of England

Senior Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Essex 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 28 (100.00%) Java
2 23 (82.14%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (82.14%) Oracle
2 23 (82.14%) SQL Server
3 22 (78.57%) Degree
3 22 (78.57%) Computer Science
4 21 (75.00%) JBoss
5 19 (67.86%) JavaScript
6 18 (64.29%) PL/SQL
6 18 (64.29%) HTML
6 18 (64.29%) J2EE
6 18 (64.29%) CSS
6 18 (64.29%) Swing
6 18 (64.29%) WebLogic
6 18 (64.29%) OOP
6 18 (64.29%) OO
6 18 (64.29%) E-Commerce
6 18 (64.29%) RDBMS
6 18 (64.29%) Ajax
6 18 (64.29%) WebSphere
6 18 (64.29%) Software Engineering
6 18 (64.29%) Open Source
6 18 (64.29%) Oracle Database
6 18 (64.29%) Relational Database
7 5 (17.86%) Dashboard Development
7 5 (17.86%) QlikView
7 5 (17.86%) Groovy
7 5 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (17.86%) TDD
7 5 (17.86%) Oracle Reports

Senior Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Essex 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 21 (75.00%) JBoss
2 18 (64.29%) WebLogic
2 18 (64.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (82.14%) SQL Server
2 18 (64.29%) Oracle Database
2 18 (64.29%) RDBMS
2 18 (64.29%) Relational Database
3 5 (17.86%) Crystal Reports
3 5 (17.86%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (17.86%) QlikView
General
1 1 (3.57%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (64.29%) Ajax
1 18 (64.29%) CSS
1 18 (64.29%) HTML
1 18 (64.29%) J2EE
1 18 (64.29%) Swing
2 5 (17.86%) Web Services
2 5 (17.86%) XML
3 3 (10.71%) Java SE
3 3 (10.71%) JPA
3 3 (10.71%) Spring
4 1 (3.57%) EDI
4 1 (3.57%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 22 (78.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.57%) AS400
2 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.57%) Internet of Things
2 1 (3.57%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) OS/400
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (82.14%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (64.29%) E-Commerce
2 18 (64.29%) OO
2 18 (64.29%) OOP
2 18 (64.29%) Open Source
2 18 (64.29%) Software Engineering
3 5 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (17.86%) Dashboard Development
3 5 (17.86%) TDD
4 4 (14.29%) Change Management
4 4 (14.29%) Logistics
4 4 (14.29%) Translating Business Requirements
5 3 (10.71%) E-business
5 3 (10.71%) SDLC
6 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.57%) ERP
6 1 (3.57%) Information Security
6 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.57%) Migration
6 1 (3.57%) PDM
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (67.86%) JavaScript
3 18 (64.29%) PL/SQL
4 5 (17.86%) Groovy
4 5 (17.86%) SQL
5 1 (3.57%) C
5 1 (3.57%) C++
5 1 (3.57%) Perl
5 1 (3.57%) Python
5 1 (3.57%) RPG
5 1 (3.57%) RPG IV
5 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 22 (78.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 23 (82.14%) Oracle
2 1 (3.57%) JD Edwards
2 1 (3.57%) JDA