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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Programmer
Rank 555 591 523
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -68
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Programmer 76 61 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.13% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.14% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 58 57 80
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £45,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £64,000 £77,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,650
% change year-on-year
- +8.04%
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
41213 44984 41450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.26% 93.44% 93.50%
Number of salaries quoted 34953 37794 34623
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 £75,000
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 August 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 August 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 +37 17 £75,000 +25.00% 4
Mayfair - 4 £50,000 -
Senior Programmer
England

Senior Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 52 (38.52%) JavaScript
2 50 (37.04%) SQL
2 50 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (36.30%) .NET
3 49 (36.30%) Java
4 45 (33.33%) C#
5 43 (31.85%) Finance
6 38 (28.15%) HTML
7 35 (25.93%) SQL Server
8 34 (25.19%) Computer Science
9 31 (22.96%) Apple iOS
10 30 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
11 29 (21.48%) CSS
12 27 (20.00%) iOS Development
13 25 (18.52%) MVC
13 25 (18.52%) C++
13 25 (18.52%) OO
14 24 (17.78%) Python
15 23 (17.04%) Degree
15 23 (17.04%) TDD
16 22 (16.30%) Open Source
16 22 (16.30%) Android
16 22 (16.30%) Objective-C
16 22 (16.30%) Scrum
16 22 (16.30%) ASP.NET
17 21 (15.56%) Banking
17 21 (15.56%) JSON
18 20 (14.81%) .NET Framework
18 20 (14.81%) Visual Studio
18 20 (14.81%) XML

Senior Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (4.44%) Tomcat
2 4 (2.96%) CICS
3 3 (2.22%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.22%) Apache
3 3 (2.22%) Orchard CMS
4 2 (1.48%) Node.js
4 2 (1.48%) SAS
4 2 (1.48%) JBoss
5 1 (0.74%) IIS
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.74%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.74%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 9 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.48%) SPSS
2 2 (1.48%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.74%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (0.74%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.74%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (0.74%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (0.74%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (0.74%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.74%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.44%) HTTP
2 3 (2.22%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.22%) VoIP
3 2 (1.48%) ATM
3 2 (1.48%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 15 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (9.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (8.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (6.67%) SQLite
6 9 (6.67%) Relational Database
7 8 (5.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (5.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (4.44%) DB2
9 6 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (3.70%) MySQL
11 4 (2.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (2.22%) RDBMS
12 3 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
13 2 (1.48%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (1.48%) QlikView
14 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
14 1 (0.74%) Oracle BI EE
14 1 (0.74%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 20 (14.81%) Visual Studio
2 10 (7.41%) Eclipse
2 10 (7.41%) Xcode
3 9 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (4.44%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 5 (3.70%) NuGet
5 5 (3.70%) Git (software)
5 5 (3.70%) NUnit
6 3 (2.22%) Subversion
6 3 (2.22%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.48%) Android Studio
7 2 (1.48%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.48%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (1.48%) JUnit
8 1 (0.74%) Ant
8 1 (0.74%) Maven
8 1 (0.74%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (0.74%) Robolectric
General
1 43 (31.85%) Finance
2 21 (15.56%) Banking
3 16 (11.85%) Front Office
4 15 (11.11%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.48%) Games
5 2 (1.48%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.48%) Marketing
6 1 (0.74%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.74%) Back Office
6 1 (0.74%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (36.30%) .NET
2 38 (28.15%) HTML
3 29 (21.48%) CSS
4 22 (16.30%) ASP.NET
5 21 (15.56%) JSON
6 20 (14.81%) .NET Framework
6 20 (14.81%) XML
7 17 (12.59%) HTML5
7 17 (12.59%) NHibernate
8 16 (11.85%) jQuery
9 13 (9.63%) Web Services
10 11 (8.15%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (8.15%) REST
11 10 (7.41%) DHTML
12 9 (6.67%) Spring
12 9 (6.67%) Ajax
12 9 (6.67%) AngularJS
13 8 (5.93%) Entity Framework
13 8 (5.93%) RESTful
13 8 (5.93%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 34 (25.19%) Computer Science
2 30 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (11.85%) Hedge funds
4 15 (11.11%) Social Media
5 13 (9.63%) Grid Computing
6 11 (8.15%) Data Structures
7 10 (7.41%) Mathematics
8 9 (6.67%) Mobile App
9 8 (5.93%) iPhone
9 8 (5.93%) Algorithms
10 6 (4.44%) Visualisation
11 5 (3.70%) Xbox
12 4 (2.96%) SWIFT
12 4 (2.96%) Client/Server
12 4 (2.96%) Mainframe
13 3 (2.22%) User Experience
14 2 (1.48%) Mobile Games
14 2 (1.48%) Physics
14 2 (1.48%) Online Games
14 2 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 31 (22.96%) Apple iOS
2 22 (16.30%) Android
3 12 (8.89%) Linux
4 11 (8.15%) UNIX
5 10 (7.41%) Windows
6 5 (3.70%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (20.00%) iOS Development
3 25 (18.52%) MVC
3 25 (18.52%) OO
4 23 (17.04%) TDD
5 22 (16.30%) Scrum
5 22 (16.30%) Open Source
6 19 (14.07%) Mobile Development
7 17 (12.59%) Android Development
8 15 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (11.11%) OOP
9 13 (9.63%) Multithreading
9 13 (9.63%) Functional Programming
10 12 (8.89%) Unit Testing
10 12 (8.89%) E-Commerce
11 11 (8.15%) Software Engineering
12 10 (7.41%) Mentoring
12 10 (7.41%) Kanban
13 9 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
14 8 (5.93%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 52 (38.52%) JavaScript
2 50 (37.04%) SQL
3 49 (36.30%) Java
4 45 (33.33%) C#
5 25 (18.52%) C++
6 24 (17.78%) Python
7 22 (16.30%) Objective-C
8 6 (4.44%) C
8 6 (4.44%) PL/SQL
9 5 (3.70%) Ruby
10 4 (2.96%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.96%) PHP
10 4 (2.96%) COBOL
10 4 (2.96%) T-SQL
10 4 (2.96%) Apple Swift
11 2 (1.48%) VB
11 2 (1.48%) Groovy
11 2 (1.48%) R
12 1 (0.74%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (17.04%) Degree
2 4 (2.96%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.74%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.48%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) GAAP
Systems Management
1 3 (2.22%) Nagios
2 1 (0.74%) StatsD
2 1 (0.74%) logstash
2 1 (0.74%) Kibana
Vendors
1 20 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.89%) Oracle
3 8 (5.93%) Google
4 6 (4.44%) Appcelerator
5 4 (2.96%) Tableau
5 4 (2.96%) Sybase
5 4 (2.96%) webMethods
6 3 (2.22%) Apple
6 3 (2.22%) Adobe
6 3 (2.22%) Splunk
7 2 (1.48%) Facebook
7 2 (1.48%) Informatica
7 2 (1.48%) Yahoo!
8 1 (0.74%) Bloomberg
8 1 (0.74%) Capita
8 1 (0.74%) New Relic
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Posted: 14 hours ago
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Shares + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: From £60,000 to £95,000 per annum SALary is approx 60-95k base + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
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Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
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Salary: 45,000 - 60,000
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
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Salary: From £48,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
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Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.0 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
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Posted: 19 days ago
London
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