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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Programmer
Rank 549 567 550
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Programmer 74 79 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.19% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.20% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 67 73 99
Average salary £65,000 £56,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.04% -5.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,400 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £81,000 £75,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
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
38736 39290 41422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.66% 95.73% 95.68%
Number of salaries quoted 33392 33308 33856
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 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £76,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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
Ealing - 20 £65,000 -
City of London +54 9 £62,500 +10.61%
Senior Programmer
England

Senior Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 101 (52.33%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (46.11%) Software Engineering
3 79 (40.93%) SQL
4 76 (39.38%) Java
5 67 (34.72%) .NET
5 67 (34.72%) TDD
6 64 (33.16%) JavaScript
6 64 (33.16%) Unix
7 61 (31.61%) C#
8 58 (30.05%) Objective-C
9 56 (29.02%) BDD
10 55 (28.50%) Enterprise Software
10 55 (28.50%) Scrum
11 53 (27.46%) Kanban
12 52 (26.94%) Python
13 48 (24.87%) Microsoft
13 48 (24.87%) Web Services
14 47 (24.35%) C++
14 47 (24.35%) Spring
15 46 (23.83%) Continuous Integration
15 46 (23.83%) CSS
15 46 (23.83%) Linux
16 44 (22.80%) ASP.NET
16 44 (22.80%) HTML
17 43 (22.28%) WCF
18 42 (21.76%) Finance
19 40 (20.73%) Windows
19 40 (20.73%) OO
19 40 (20.73%) WPF
20 38 (19.69%) Apple iOS

Senior Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 33 (17.10%) Tomcat
2 22 (11.40%) JBoss
2 22 (11.40%) Node.js
3 15 (7.77%) Elasticsearch
4 11 (5.70%) Apache Solr
4 11 (5.70%) GlassFish
4 11 (5.70%) SharePoint
5 6 (3.11%) CMS
5 6 (3.11%) Orchard CMS
6 4 (2.07%) Oracle Coherence
7 2 (1.04%) Apache
7 2 (1.04%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.52%) SAS
Applications
1 22 (11.40%) Photoshop
2 13 (6.74%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.04%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (1.04%) Temenos Globus
1 2 (1.04%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 31 (16.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.55%) Heroku
3 1 (0.52%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 33 (17.10%) TCP/IP
2 31 (16.06%) Network Security
3 2 (1.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (12.95%) SQL Server
2 20 (10.36%) Apache Cassandra
3 17 (8.81%) MySQL
4 16 (8.29%) NoSQL
5 12 (6.22%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (5.70%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (3.63%) Event Store
7 7 (3.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (3.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (3.11%) Oracle Database
9 4 (2.07%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.04%) GIS
10 2 (1.04%) SQLite
11 1 (0.52%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.52%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.52%) Oracle BI EE
11 1 (0.52%) QlikView
11 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 31 (16.06%) SpecFlow
2 25 (12.95%) JUnit
3 24 (12.44%) Git (software)
4 23 (11.92%) Subversion
5 22 (11.40%) Cucumber
6 12 (6.22%) Xcode
7 7 (3.63%) Eclipse
7 7 (3.63%) Gradle
8 6 (3.11%) Visual Studio
9 5 (2.59%) Maven
10 4 (2.07%) JIRA
10 4 (2.07%) TeamCity
11 2 (1.04%) Ant
11 2 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (0.52%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 1 (0.52%) FitNesse
General
1 42 (21.76%) Finance
2 19 (9.84%) Banking
3 11 (5.70%) Investment Banking
4 10 (5.18%) Front Office
5 8 (4.15%) Games
6 4 (2.07%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.04%) Legal
7 2 (1.04%) Publishing
8 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (34.72%) .NET
2 48 (24.87%) Web Services
3 47 (24.35%) Spring
4 46 (23.83%) CSS
5 44 (22.80%) ASP.NET
5 44 (22.80%) HTML
6 43 (22.28%) WCF
7 40 (20.73%) WPF
8 36 (18.65%) Hibernate
9 33 (17.10%) jQuery
10 31 (16.06%) ASP.NET Web API
10 31 (16.06%) COM
11 30 (15.54%) RESTful
12 28 (14.51%) XHTML
13 23 (11.92%) JSON
14 22 (11.40%) JSP
15 14 (7.25%) Django
15 14 (7.25%) XML
16 12 (6.22%) ASP.NET MVC
16 12 (6.22%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 55 (28.50%) Enterprise Software
2 31 (16.06%) BYOD
2 31 (16.06%) Visualisation
3 27 (13.99%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (11.40%) Client/Server
5 15 (7.77%) Computer Science
6 14 (7.25%) User Experience
7 9 (4.66%) Social Media
7 9 (4.66%) Streaming Video
7 9 (4.66%) Video on Demand
8 8 (4.15%) Algorithms
8 8 (4.15%) Mobile App
9 7 (3.63%) Data Structures
9 7 (3.63%) Fintech
9 7 (3.63%) Grid Computing
9 7 (3.63%) Hedge funds
10 6 (3.11%) iPhone
11 5 (2.59%) NHS
11 5 (2.59%) Xbox
12 4 (2.07%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 64 (33.16%) Unix
2 46 (23.83%) Linux
3 40 (20.73%) Windows
4 38 (19.69%) Apple iOS
5 22 (11.40%) Android
6 5 (2.59%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (1.55%) Windows Phone
8 2 (1.04%) Windows Phone 8
9 1 (0.52%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (52.33%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (46.11%) Software Engineering
3 67 (34.72%) TDD
4 56 (29.02%) BDD
5 55 (28.50%) Scrum
6 53 (27.46%) Kanban
7 46 (23.83%) Continuous Integration
8 40 (20.73%) OO
9 37 (19.17%) MVC
10 31 (16.06%) iOS Development
11 30 (15.54%) User Stories
12 29 (15.03%) Multithreading
13 27 (13.99%) High Availability
14 22 (11.40%) Continuous Delivery
15 17 (8.81%) Android Development
16 16 (8.29%) Mobile Development
16 16 (8.29%) Unit Testing
17 14 (7.25%) Mentoring
18 11 (5.70%) Functional Programming
19 8 (4.15%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 79 (40.93%) SQL
2 76 (39.38%) Java
3 64 (33.16%) JavaScript
4 61 (31.61%) C#
5 58 (30.05%) Objective-C
6 52 (26.94%) Python
7 47 (24.35%) C++
8 22 (11.40%) C
8 22 (11.40%) Groovy
8 22 (11.40%) Ruby
9 10 (5.18%) Apple Swift
10 9 (4.66%) T-SQL
11 7 (3.63%) F#
12 6 (3.11%) PHP
13 5 (2.59%) R
14 4 (2.07%) VBA
15 3 (1.55%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.52%) Perl
16 1 (0.52%) VB
16 1 (0.52%) XAML
Qualifications
1 18 (9.33%) Degree
2 5 (2.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.52%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (18.13%) QA
2 1 (0.52%) CDISC
System Software
1 11 (5.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 31 (16.06%) WMI
2 11 (5.70%) Grafana
2 11 (5.70%) Kibana
2 11 (5.70%) logstash
2 11 (5.70%) StatsD
Vendors
1 48 (24.87%) Microsoft
2 37 (19.17%) Apple
3 11 (5.70%) New Relic
4 10 (5.18%) Oracle
5 6 (3.11%) Adobe
6 2 (1.04%) Google
6 2 (1.04%) jBASE
6 2 (1.04%) Temenos
7 1 (0.52%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.52%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.52%) Facebook
7 1 (0.52%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.52%) Sybase
7 1 (0.52%) Tableau
7 1 (0.52%) webMethods
7 1 (0.52%) Yahoo!
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