The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Programmer role in IT jobs advertised for the London 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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Programmer
Rank 571 568 576
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Programmer 59 95 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.19% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.21% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 49 90 44
Average salary £57,500 £58,250 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.28% +5.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £77,500 £84,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
Senior Programmer
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 London 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
41729 46010 42261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.55% 93.81% 93.89%
Number of salaries quoted 35204 38108 35722
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Senior Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Senior Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Senior Programmer
Salary Trend in London

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

Senior Programmer Salary Trend in London

Senior Programmer
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Programmer across the London region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

Senior Programmer Salary Histogram in London

Senior Programmer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Programmer within the London region over the 3 months to 4 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
City of London +19 16 £55,750 +1.36%
Mayfair - 2 £50,000 -
West Drayton -2 1 £75,000 +87.50%
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Senior Programmer
England

Senior Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 65 (47.10%) Java
2 53 (38.41%) .NET
2 53 (38.41%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (36.96%) Finance
4 48 (34.78%) C#
5 42 (30.43%) JavaScript
6 39 (28.26%) Computer Science
7 37 (26.81%) SQL
8 35 (25.36%) MVC
9 31 (22.46%) ASP.NET
10 29 (21.01%) Banking
11 28 (20.29%) TDD
11 28 (20.29%) SQL Server
12 27 (19.57%) HTML
12 27 (19.57%) Android
12 27 (19.57%) Apple iOS
13 25 (18.12%) Hedge funds
13 25 (18.12%) JSON
13 25 (18.12%) C++
13 25 (18.12%) Objective-C
13 25 (18.12%) Android Development
14 23 (16.67%) CSS
14 23 (16.67%) Visual Studio
14 23 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
15 21 (15.22%) Python
15 21 (15.22%) .NET Framework
15 21 (15.22%) Open Source
16 20 (14.49%) Degree
16 20 (14.49%) Functional Programming
17 19 (13.77%) Mobile Development

Senior Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 9 (6.52%) CICS
2 1 (0.72%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (0.72%) SAS
2 1 (0.72%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.72%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (0.72%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.72%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.72%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (0.72%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (0.72%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.07%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.80%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (20.29%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (6.52%) DB2
4 7 (5.07%) NoSQL
4 7 (5.07%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (5.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (5.07%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (5.07%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (4.35%) MongoDB
6 4 (2.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.17%) SQLite
7 3 (2.17%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (1.45%) OLAP
8 2 (1.45%) MySQL
8 2 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.45%) Big Data
9 1 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.72%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 23 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 15 (10.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (10.14%) Eclipse
4 10 (7.25%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 9 (6.52%) Xcode
6 6 (4.35%) Jenkins
6 6 (4.35%) NUnit
6 6 (4.35%) Maven
7 5 (3.62%) NuGet
8 4 (2.90%) Robolectric
8 4 (2.90%) Subversion
8 4 (2.90%) Git (software)
9 2 (1.45%) Android Studio
9 2 (1.45%) Ant
9 2 (1.45%) JUnit
9 2 (1.45%) JIRA
10 1 (0.72%) Rhino Mocks
10 1 (0.72%) Oracle Forms
General
1 51 (36.96%) Finance
2 29 (21.01%) Banking
3 18 (13.04%) Investment Banking
4 17 (12.32%) Front Office
5 3 (2.17%) Advertising
5 3 (2.17%) Games
5 3 (2.17%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.45%) Back Office
6 2 (1.45%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.45%) French Language
7 1 (0.72%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.72%) Retail
7 1 (0.72%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (38.41%) .NET
2 31 (22.46%) ASP.NET
3 27 (19.57%) HTML
4 25 (18.12%) JSON
5 23 (16.67%) CSS
6 21 (15.22%) .NET Framework
7 18 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
8 17 (12.32%) Ajax
8 17 (12.32%) jQuery
9 15 (10.87%) Web Services
10 13 (9.42%) NHibernate
11 11 (7.97%) HTML5
11 11 (7.97%) XML
12 10 (7.25%) RESTful
13 8 (5.80%) REST
14 7 (5.07%) DHTML
15 6 (4.35%) spray
15 6 (4.35%) Akka
15 6 (4.35%) AngularJS
15 6 (4.35%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 39 (28.26%) Computer Science
2 25 (18.12%) Hedge funds
3 23 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (15.22%) Open Source
5 16 (11.59%) Social Media
6 14 (10.14%) Grid Computing
7 13 (9.42%) Mobile App
8 10 (7.25%) Equities
9 9 (6.52%) Derivative
9 9 (6.52%) Mainframe
10 8 (5.80%) SWIFT
11 7 (5.07%) Mathematics
11 7 (5.07%) User Experience
12 4 (2.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (2.90%) Fixed Income
13 3 (2.17%) Visualisation
14 2 (1.45%) Data Structures
14 2 (1.45%) Client/Server
15 1 (0.72%) Data Integration
15 1 (0.72%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 27 (19.57%) Android
1 27 (19.57%) Apple iOS
2 6 (4.35%) UNIX
2 6 (4.35%) Windows
3 3 (2.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (38.41%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (25.36%) MVC
3 28 (20.29%) TDD
4 25 (18.12%) Android Development
5 20 (14.49%) Functional Programming
6 19 (13.77%) Mobile Development
6 19 (13.77%) iOS Development
6 19 (13.77%) OO
7 16 (11.59%) Scrum
8 14 (10.14%) E-Commerce
8 14 (10.14%) Mentoring
9 12 (8.70%) Business Analysis
10 11 (7.97%) Electronic Trading
11 9 (6.52%) Waterfall
11 9 (6.52%) Unit Testing
11 9 (6.52%) Software Engineering
11 9 (6.52%) OOP
12 8 (5.80%) SOA
12 8 (5.80%) Multithreading
13 7 (5.07%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 65 (47.10%) Java
2 48 (34.78%) C#
3 42 (30.43%) JavaScript
4 37 (26.81%) SQL
5 25 (18.12%) C++
5 25 (18.12%) Objective-C
6 21 (15.22%) Python
7 9 (6.52%) COBOL
7 9 (6.52%) PHP
8 6 (4.35%) Haskell
8 6 (4.35%) Scala
9 5 (3.62%) Apple Swift
10 2 (1.45%) C
10 2 (1.45%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.45%) Ruby
11 1 (0.72%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.72%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.72%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (14.49%) Degree
2 6 (4.35%) PhD
3 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.72%) CDISC
1 1 (0.72%) GAAP
System Software
1 1 (0.72%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (12.32%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.52%) Google
2 9 (6.52%) Oracle
3 7 (5.07%) Appcelerator
4 6 (4.35%) Sybase
5 4 (2.90%) Tableau
6 2 (1.45%) Facebook
6 2 (1.45%) Xamarin
6 2 (1.45%) Yahoo!
7 1 (0.72%) Vertica
7 1 (0.72%) Capita
7 1 (0.72%) ION Trading
7 1 (0.72%) Cognos
7 1 (0.72%) Apple
7 1 (0.72%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.72%) Informatica
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