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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Programmer
Rank 577 580 529
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -51
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Programmer 56 73 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.15% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.16% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 47 69 69
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £65,000 £70,500
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
41608 45886 41320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.35% 93.66% 93.69%
Number of salaries quoted 35298 38585 34779
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +23 7 £72,500 +20.83% 3
Mayfair - 6 £50,000 -
Senior Programmer
England

Senior Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 60 (43.80%) Java
2 54 (39.42%) .NET
3 52 (37.96%) JavaScript
4 50 (36.50%) C#
5 49 (35.77%) Agile Software Development
6 47 (34.31%) Finance
7 41 (29.93%) SQL
8 38 (27.74%) Computer Science
9 36 (26.28%) HTML
10 29 (21.17%) MVC
11 28 (20.44%) TDD
11 28 (20.44%) Banking
11 28 (20.44%) SQL Server
11 28 (20.44%) OO
12 27 (19.71%) Visual Studio
12 27 (19.71%) CSS
12 27 (19.71%) Analytical Skills
13 26 (18.98%) .NET Framework
14 25 (18.25%) Android
14 25 (18.25%) C++
14 25 (18.25%) Python
15 24 (17.52%) Scrum
15 24 (17.52%) Open Source
16 23 (16.79%) Apple iOS
16 23 (16.79%) ASP.NET
16 23 (16.79%) Android Development
17 21 (15.33%) JSON
17 21 (15.33%) Objective-C
18 20 (14.60%) XML
19 19 (13.87%) Web Services

Senior Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 8 (5.84%) CICS
2 6 (4.38%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.46%) JBoss
3 2 (1.46%) Node.js
4 1 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.73%) IIS
4 1 (0.73%) SAS
4 1 (0.73%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.73%) GlassFish
4 1 (0.73%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2 (1.46%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.73%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.73%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.73%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.73%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (0.73%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.73%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (0.73%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (0.73%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (0.73%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.19%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.92%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (20.44%) SQL Server
2 15 (10.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (8.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (8.76%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (5.84%) DB2
5 6 (4.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (4.38%) SQLite
6 5 (3.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (2.92%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.19%) NoSQL
8 3 (2.19%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.19%) RDBMS
8 3 (2.19%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.46%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.46%) MySQL
9 2 (1.46%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.73%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 27 (19.71%) Visual Studio
2 15 (10.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (9.49%) Eclipse
4 7 (5.11%) Xcode
4 7 (5.11%) NuGet
5 6 (4.38%) Jenkins
5 6 (4.38%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 6 (4.38%) NUnit
6 5 (3.65%) Git (software)
7 4 (2.92%) Subversion
7 4 (2.92%) Robolectric
8 3 (2.19%) Maven
9 2 (1.46%) JUnit
9 2 (1.46%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (1.46%) Android Studio
9 2 (1.46%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.73%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 47 (34.31%) Finance
2 28 (20.44%) Banking
3 18 (13.14%) Investment Banking
4 16 (11.68%) Front Office
5 2 (1.46%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.46%) Games
6 1 (0.73%) Advertising
6 1 (0.73%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.73%) Back Office
6 1 (0.73%) Private Banking
6 1 (0.73%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (39.42%) .NET
2 36 (26.28%) HTML
3 27 (19.71%) CSS
4 26 (18.98%) .NET Framework
5 23 (16.79%) ASP.NET
6 21 (15.33%) JSON
7 20 (14.60%) XML
8 19 (13.87%) Web Services
9 18 (13.14%) jQuery
9 18 (13.14%) NHibernate
10 14 (10.22%) Ajax
11 13 (9.49%) HTML5
12 12 (8.76%) DHTML
13 11 (8.03%) ASP.NET MVC
14 9 (6.57%) Entity Framework
14 9 (6.57%) AngularJS
14 9 (6.57%) RESTful
15 8 (5.84%) Spring
15 8 (5.84%) Backbone.js
16 7 (5.11%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 38 (27.74%) Computer Science
2 27 (19.71%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (13.87%) Hedge funds
4 17 (12.41%) Social Media
5 15 (10.95%) Grid Computing
6 8 (5.84%) Mainframe
6 8 (5.84%) SWIFT
6 8 (5.84%) Mobile App
7 7 (5.11%) Mathematics
8 5 (3.65%) User Experience
8 5 (3.65%) Visualisation
8 5 (3.65%) Data Structures
9 4 (2.92%) Client/Server
10 3 (2.19%) Fixed Income
10 3 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (1.46%) Xbox
11 2 (1.46%) Online Games
11 2 (1.46%) Equities
11 2 (1.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (1.46%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 25 (18.25%) Android
2 23 (16.79%) Apple iOS
3 10 (7.30%) UNIX
4 9 (6.57%) Windows
5 5 (3.65%) Linux
6 2 (1.46%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (35.77%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (21.17%) MVC
3 28 (20.44%) TDD
3 28 (20.44%) OO
4 24 (17.52%) Scrum
4 24 (17.52%) Open Source
5 23 (16.79%) Android Development
6 19 (13.87%) iOS Development
7 17 (12.41%) Functional Programming
8 16 (11.68%) E-Commerce
9 15 (10.95%) OOP
9 15 (10.95%) Mentoring
10 13 (9.49%) Mobile Development
10 13 (9.49%) Software Engineering
11 12 (8.76%) Kanban
12 11 (8.03%) Business Analysis
13 10 (7.30%) Unit Testing
13 10 (7.30%) Multithreading
13 10 (7.30%) SOA
14 9 (6.57%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 60 (43.80%) Java
2 52 (37.96%) JavaScript
3 50 (36.50%) C#
4 41 (29.93%) SQL
5 25 (18.25%) C++
5 25 (18.25%) Python
6 21 (15.33%) Objective-C
7 8 (5.84%) COBOL
8 6 (4.38%) PL/SQL
9 5 (3.65%) PHP
10 3 (2.19%) C
10 3 (2.19%) Ruby
11 2 (1.46%) Haskell
11 2 (1.46%) Groovy
11 2 (1.46%) Scala
11 2 (1.46%) Apple Swift
11 2 (1.46%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.73%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.73%) Perl
12 1 (0.73%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (11.68%) Degree
2 4 (2.92%) PhD
2 4 (2.92%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.73%) CFA
3 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.46%) QA
2 1 (0.73%) GAAP
Systems Management
1 3 (2.19%) Nagios
2 1 (0.73%) StatsD
2 1 (0.73%) logstash
2 1 (0.73%) Kibana
Vendors
1 19 (13.87%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.49%) Oracle
3 8 (5.84%) Google
4 6 (4.38%) Appcelerator
5 4 (2.92%) Tableau
6 3 (2.19%) Splunk
7 2 (1.46%) Informatica
7 2 (1.46%) Yahoo!
7 2 (1.46%) Facebook
8 1 (0.73%) Vertica
8 1 (0.73%) New Relic
8 1 (0.73%) Apple
8 1 (0.73%) webMethods
8 1 (0.73%) Bloomberg
8 1 (0.73%) Capita
8 1 (0.73%) Sybase
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