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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Programmer
Rank 573 527 546
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Programmer 45 88 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.100% 0.20% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.21% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 42 77 80
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £36,600
10% offered a salary of more than £73,500 £92,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -
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
42251 42158 47038
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.53% 93.62% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 35246 35423 40644
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 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
(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 -3 8 £60,000 -11.11% 3
Canary Wharf - 2 £100,000 -
Senior Programmer
England

Senior Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 49 (40.83%) SQL
2 45 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (36.67%) Java
4 43 (35.83%) Oracle
5 42 (35.00%) Linux
6 39 (32.50%) Software Engineering
7 35 (29.17%) CSS
7 35 (29.17%) HTML
8 33 (27.50%) XML
9 32 (26.67%) Web Services
10 29 (24.17%) UNIX
11 28 (23.33%) C#
12 27 (22.50%) .NET
13 26 (21.67%) MVC
13 26 (21.67%) TDD
13 26 (21.67%) Ajax
14 25 (20.83%) OO
15 23 (19.17%) Finance
16 22 (18.33%) Python
16 22 (18.33%) MySQL
16 22 (18.33%) JavaScript
16 22 (18.33%) ASP.NET
17 21 (17.50%) E-Commerce
17 21 (17.50%) Multithreading
18 20 (16.67%) JSON
18 20 (16.67%) Eclipse
18 20 (16.67%) SQL Server
19 19 (15.83%) Shell Script
20 18 (15.00%) C++
20 18 (15.00%) jQuery

Senior Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 12 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 9 (7.50%) SharePoint
3 8 (6.67%) Apache
4 7 (5.83%) Facebook Platform
4 7 (5.83%) nginx
4 7 (5.83%) WordPress
5 6 (5.00%) Jetty
5 6 (5.00%) Confluence
6 3 (2.50%) Node.js
6 3 (2.50%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.83%) Orchard CMS
7 1 (0.83%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.67%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.67%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (5.83%) Google Analytics
2 5 (4.17%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (4.17%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.83%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.33%) Internet
2 6 (5.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (18.33%) MySQL
2 20 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 12 (10.00%) NoSQL
3 12 (10.00%) Oracle Database
4 7 (5.83%) Big Data
4 7 (5.83%) Relational Database
5 6 (5.00%) RDBMS
6 5 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.83%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.83%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 20 (16.67%) Eclipse
2 16 (13.33%) Ant
3 9 (7.50%) Git (software)
4 7 (5.83%) Jenkins
5 6 (5.00%) Xcode
5 6 (5.00%) IntelliJ
5 6 (5.00%) Mercurial
5 6 (5.00%) WebStorm
5 6 (5.00%) VisualVM
5 6 (5.00%) SoapUI
5 6 (5.00%) FishEye
6 5 (4.17%) Talend Open Studio
7 4 (3.33%) JUnit
7 4 (3.33%) Maven
8 3 (2.50%) Apache Ivy
8 3 (2.50%) Selenium
9 2 (1.67%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.67%) PHPUnit
10 1 (0.83%) Concordion
10 1 (0.83%) Subversion
General
1 23 (19.17%) Finance
2 8 (6.67%) Banking
3 7 (5.83%) Investment Banking
4 5 (4.17%) Games
4 5 (4.17%) Front Office
5 2 (1.67%) Marketing
6 1 (0.83%) Local Government
6 1 (0.83%) Retail
6 1 (0.83%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.83%) Electronics
6 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.83%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (29.17%) CSS
1 35 (29.17%) HTML
2 33 (27.50%) XML
3 32 (26.67%) Web Services
4 27 (22.50%) .NET
5 26 (21.67%) Ajax
6 22 (18.33%) ASP.NET
7 20 (16.67%) JSON
8 18 (15.00%) jQuery
9 17 (14.17%) SOAP
10 16 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
11 14 (11.67%) REST
12 12 (10.00%) XSL
12 12 (10.00%) JDBC
13 9 (7.50%) WCF
13 9 (7.50%) HTML5
14 8 (6.67%) Middleware
15 7 (5.83%) CSS3
15 7 (5.83%) Spring
15 7 (5.83%) Smarty
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.83%) User Experience
2 12 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 10 (8.33%) Client/Server
3 10 (8.33%) Hedge funds
3 10 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 6 (5.00%) Social Media
4 6 (5.00%) Derivative
5 5 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.17%) Equities
6 4 (3.33%) Mathematics
7 3 (2.50%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.50%) Social Network
7 3 (2.50%) Open Source
7 3 (2.50%) N-Tier
7 3 (2.50%) Grid Computing
8 2 (1.67%) SWIFT
8 2 (1.67%) New Media
9 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.83%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 42 (35.00%) Linux
2 29 (24.17%) UNIX
3 10 (8.33%) Apple iOS
4 8 (6.67%) Windows
5 6 (5.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.83%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.83%) Android
6 1 (0.83%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (32.50%) Software Engineering
3 26 (21.67%) MVC
3 26 (21.67%) TDD
4 25 (20.83%) OO
5 21 (17.50%) E-Commerce
5 21 (17.50%) Multithreading
6 15 (12.50%) System Testing
6 15 (12.50%) SOA
7 14 (11.67%) Business Analysis
8 13 (10.83%) Analytics
8 13 (10.83%) OOP
9 12 (10.00%) Data Analysis
10 10 (8.33%) Mentoring
11 9 (7.50%) iOS Development
11 9 (7.50%) Data Modelling
12 8 (6.67%) UML
12 8 (6.67%) Scrum
13 6 (5.00%) Performance Testing
13 6 (5.00%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 49 (40.83%) SQL
2 44 (36.67%) Java
3 28 (23.33%) C#
4 22 (18.33%) Python
4 22 (18.33%) JavaScript
5 19 (15.83%) Shell Script
6 18 (15.00%) C++
7 16 (13.33%) PHP
8 12 (10.00%) Bash Shell
9 9 (7.50%) Objective-C
10 8 (6.67%) PL/SQL
11 7 (5.83%) PHP5
12 6 (5.00%) T-SQL
13 5 (4.17%) Perl
14 4 (3.33%) VBA
14 4 (3.33%) Lisp
14 4 (3.33%) Smalltalk
15 3 (2.50%) Ruby
15 3 (2.50%) C
16 2 (1.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (10.83%) Degree
2 1 (0.83%) DV Cleared
2 1 (0.83%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.83%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.50%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.83%) Ansible
Vendors
1 43 (35.83%) Oracle
2 15 (12.50%) Google
3 12 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (9.17%) JBoss
5 10 (8.33%) Zend
6 8 (6.67%) Facebook
7 7 (5.83%) TIBCO
8 6 (5.00%) Perforce
8 6 (5.00%) IBM
8 6 (5.00%) Atlassian
9 5 (4.17%) Talend
9 5 (4.17%) webMethods
10 1 (0.83%) Cognos
10 1 (0.83%) Adobe
10 1 (0.83%) Business Objects
10 1 (0.83%) SAP
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