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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Programmer
Rank 528 533 557
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Programmer 79 105 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.24% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.26% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 70 95 37
Average salary £56,500 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.83% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £47,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £87,500 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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
38709 40323 40040
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.77% 93.79% 94.14%
Number of salaries quoted 32647 33078 34028
Average salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.90% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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
City of London -4 23 £56,500 -1.73% 3
Mayfair - 1 £50,000 -
Senior Programmer
England

Senior Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 62 (43.06%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (42.36%) Finance
3 59 (40.97%) Java
4 58 (40.28%) .NET
5 53 (36.81%) C#
6 47 (32.64%) MVC
7 42 (29.17%) ASP.NET
8 40 (27.78%) SQL
9 33 (22.92%) Computer Science
9 33 (22.92%) ASP.NET MVC
9 33 (22.92%) Hedge funds
10 32 (22.22%) TDD
11 29 (20.14%) C++
12 28 (19.44%) JavaScript
13 26 (18.06%) SQL Server
14 25 (17.36%) Python
14 25 (17.36%) Objective-C
15 24 (16.67%) Banking
16 23 (15.97%) Apple iOS
17 21 (14.58%) Electronic Trading
18 20 (13.89%) Android
18 20 (13.89%) JSON
18 20 (13.89%) Software Engineering
18 20 (13.89%) Equities
18 20 (13.89%) HTML
19 19 (13.19%) Derivative
19 19 (13.19%) Functional Programming
19 19 (13.19%) Analytical Skills
20 18 (12.50%) Android Development
20 18 (12.50%) Open Source

Senior Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 6 (4.17%) CICS
2 4 (2.78%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.69%) SAS
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.69%) CMS
3 1 (0.69%) Orchard CMS
3 1 (0.69%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.69%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (1.39%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (0.69%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (0.69%) Oracle Internet Expenses
1 1 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.69%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (0.69%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.69%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.86%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.56%) HTTP
2 2 (1.39%) Internet
3 1 (0.69%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (18.06%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (4.86%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (4.86%) NoSQL
4 6 (4.17%) MongoDB
4 6 (4.17%) DB2
5 5 (3.47%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (3.47%) Oracle Database
5 5 (3.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (2.78%) Big Data
7 3 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.39%) OLAP
9 1 (0.69%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 1 (0.69%) Oracle Discoverer
9 1 (0.69%) MySQL
9 1 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (10.42%) Visual Studio
2 13 (9.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (9.03%) Eclipse
3 10 (6.94%) Xcode
4 6 (4.17%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 6 (4.17%) Git (software)
4 6 (4.17%) Maven
4 6 (4.17%) Jenkins
5 5 (3.47%) Subversion
6 4 (2.78%) Robolectric
7 3 (2.08%) NuGet
8 2 (1.39%) Mercurial
8 2 (1.39%) JIRA
8 2 (1.39%) NUnit
8 2 (1.39%) Ant
8 2 (1.39%) JUnit
8 2 (1.39%) WebStorm
8 2 (1.39%) Android Studio
9 1 (0.69%) Oracle Forms
General
1 61 (42.36%) Finance
2 24 (16.67%) Banking
3 17 (11.81%) Investment Banking
4 16 (11.11%) Front Office
5 5 (3.47%) Advertising
6 4 (2.78%) Retail
7 3 (2.08%) Games
7 3 (2.08%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.39%) French Language
8 2 (1.39%) Back Office
8 2 (1.39%) Law
9 1 (0.69%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.69%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (40.28%) .NET
2 42 (29.17%) ASP.NET
3 33 (22.92%) ASP.NET MVC
4 20 (13.89%) JSON
4 20 (13.89%) HTML
5 18 (12.50%) Web Services
6 16 (11.11%) jQuery
6 16 (11.11%) CSS
7 14 (9.72%) XML
7 14 (9.72%) .NET Framework
8 13 (9.03%) Ajax
9 12 (8.33%) HTML5
10 10 (6.94%) RESTful
10 10 (6.94%) REST
11 6 (4.17%) NHibernate
11 6 (4.17%) Akka
11 6 (4.17%) AngularJS
12 5 (3.47%) WCF
12 5 (3.47%) Backbone.js
13 4 (2.78%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 33 (22.92%) Computer Science
1 33 (22.92%) Hedge funds
2 20 (13.89%) Equities
3 19 (13.19%) Derivative
3 19 (13.19%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (12.50%) Open Source
5 14 (9.72%) Social Media
6 13 (9.03%) Grid Computing
7 12 (8.33%) Mobile App
8 9 (6.25%) User Experience
9 6 (4.17%) Mainframe
9 6 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 5 (3.47%) SWIFT
11 4 (2.78%) Fixed Income
12 3 (2.08%) Mathematics
13 2 (1.39%) Management Information System
13 2 (1.39%) Data Structures
14 1 (0.69%) Algorithms
14 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
14 1 (0.69%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 23 (15.97%) Apple iOS
2 20 (13.89%) Android
3 12 (8.33%) UNIX
4 8 (5.56%) Linux
5 5 (3.47%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (43.06%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (32.64%) MVC
3 32 (22.22%) TDD
4 21 (14.58%) Electronic Trading
5 20 (13.89%) Software Engineering
6 19 (13.19%) Functional Programming
7 18 (12.50%) Android Development
8 17 (11.81%) Business Analysis
9 16 (11.11%) iOS Development
10 15 (10.42%) OO
11 14 (9.72%) Mentoring
12 12 (8.33%) Scrum
13 11 (7.64%) Unit Testing
14 10 (6.94%) E-Commerce
15 9 (6.25%) Waterfall
16 8 (5.56%) Multithreading
17 7 (4.86%) OOP
17 7 (4.86%) System Testing
18 6 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
18 6 (4.17%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (40.97%) Java
2 53 (36.81%) C#
3 40 (27.78%) SQL
4 29 (20.14%) C++
5 28 (19.44%) JavaScript
6 25 (17.36%) Python
6 25 (17.36%) Objective-C
7 8 (5.56%) PHP
8 6 (4.17%) Scala
8 6 (4.17%) Haskell
8 6 (4.17%) T-SQL
8 6 (4.17%) COBOL
9 5 (3.47%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.39%) Ruby
10 2 (1.39%) C
11 1 (0.69%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (9.72%) Degree
2 6 (4.17%) PhD
3 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.69%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.47%) QA
2 1 (0.69%) GAAP
2 1 (0.69%) CDISC
System Software
1 1 (0.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.39%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (11.81%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.03%) Oracle
3 6 (4.17%) Google
3 6 (4.17%) Sybase
4 3 (2.08%) Appcelerator
5 2 (1.39%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.69%) Vertica
6 1 (0.69%) Facebook
6 1 (0.69%) Adobe
6 1 (0.69%) Apple
6 1 (0.69%) Informatica
6 1 (0.69%) Cognos
6 1 (0.69%) ION Trading
6 1 (0.69%) Capita
6 1 (0.69%) Yahoo!
6 1 (0.69%) Tableau
6 1 (0.69%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.69%) EPiServer
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 - 70,000
Posted: 10 hours ago
West London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Docklands
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: Loads of benefits/bonuses etc
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 70,000 + fantastic benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £30,000 to £85,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Churchill Frank
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Pension+Bonus
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £41990 - £61000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago