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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Programmer
Rank 557 510 560
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +50
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Programmer 64 114 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.26% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.27% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 57 103 60
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £90,000 £68,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
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
40782 41868 44449
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.89% 93.96% 94.40%
Number of salaries quoted 34763 34463 38430
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £75,000 £78,750
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 29 December 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 29 December 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 -11 15 £60,000 - 2
Mayfair - 1 £50,000 -
Senior Programmer
England

Senior Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 44 (41.12%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (37.38%) C#
3 39 (36.45%) .NET
3 39 (36.45%) Finance
4 38 (35.51%) Java
5 35 (32.71%) ASP.NET
5 35 (32.71%) MVC
6 33 (30.84%) SQL
7 31 (28.97%) Software Engineering
8 30 (28.04%) TDD
9 28 (26.17%) ASP.NET MVC
10 27 (25.23%) XML
11 26 (24.30%) C++
12 24 (22.43%) Python
12 24 (22.43%) Hedge funds
13 19 (17.76%) Electronic Trading
14 18 (16.82%) Equities
14 18 (16.82%) Web Services
14 18 (16.82%) Derivative
15 17 (15.89%) Apple iOS
15 17 (15.89%) Linux
15 17 (15.89%) SQL Server
15 17 (15.89%) Business Analysis
15 17 (15.89%) Objective-C
16 16 (14.95%) UNIX
16 16 (14.95%) JSON
17 15 (14.02%) System Testing
17 15 (14.02%) Oracle
17 15 (14.02%) HTML
17 15 (14.02%) JavaScript

Senior Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 6 (5.61%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.93%) CICS
2 1 (0.93%) CMS
2 1 (0.93%) Umbraco
2 1 (0.93%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (0.93%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 2 (1.87%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.93%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.93%) MS Office
2 1 (0.93%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.93%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.74%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.61%) HTTP
1 6 (5.61%) Internet
2 1 (0.93%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.89%) SQL Server
2 14 (13.08%) Oracle Database
3 7 (6.54%) Big Data
4 4 (3.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.74%) MongoDB
4 4 (3.74%) NoSQL
4 4 (3.74%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (3.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.93%) SQLite
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.93%) DB2
6 1 (0.93%) OLAP
6 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.93%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (11.21%) Eclipse
1 12 (11.21%) Xcode
2 6 (5.61%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.67%) Mercurial
3 5 (4.67%) WebStorm
4 4 (3.74%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 3 (2.80%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.80%) Ant
5 3 (2.80%) Subversion
5 3 (2.80%) Maven
6 2 (1.87%) JIRA
6 2 (1.87%) JUnit
6 2 (1.87%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
General
1 39 (36.45%) Finance
2 10 (9.35%) Front Office
2 10 (9.35%) Banking
3 9 (8.41%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.74%) Retail
4 4 (3.74%) Advertising
4 4 (3.74%) Games
5 2 (1.87%) Law
5 2 (1.87%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.87%) French Language
6 1 (0.93%) Local Government
6 1 (0.93%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (36.45%) .NET
2 35 (32.71%) ASP.NET
3 28 (26.17%) ASP.NET MVC
4 27 (25.23%) XML
5 18 (16.82%) Web Services
6 16 (14.95%) JSON
7 15 (14.02%) HTML
8 12 (11.21%) HTML5
8 12 (11.21%) REST
9 11 (10.28%) CSS
10 8 (7.48%) RESTful
11 6 (5.61%) CSS3
11 6 (5.61%) jQuery
12 5 (4.67%) AngularJS
12 5 (4.67%) HTML5 Canvas
13 4 (3.74%) Akka
13 4 (3.74%) WCF
13 4 (3.74%) Google Closure
13 4 (3.74%) Ajax
14 3 (2.80%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 24 (22.43%) Hedge funds
2 18 (16.82%) Equities
2 18 (16.82%) Derivative
3 13 (12.15%) Mobile App
4 12 (11.21%) Computer Science
5 10 (9.35%) User Experience
6 9 (8.41%) Open Source
7 7 (6.54%) Social Media
8 6 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (5.61%) Grid Computing
9 4 (3.74%) Mathematics
9 4 (3.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (2.80%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.93%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.93%) Fixed Income
11 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.93%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.93%) Social Network
11 1 (0.93%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.89%) Linux
1 17 (15.89%) Apple iOS
2 16 (14.95%) UNIX
3 8 (7.48%) Android
4 2 (1.87%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (41.12%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (32.71%) MVC
3 31 (28.97%) Software Engineering
4 30 (28.04%) TDD
5 19 (17.76%) Electronic Trading
6 17 (15.89%) Business Analysis
7 15 (14.02%) System Testing
8 14 (13.08%) Data Analysis
9 13 (12.15%) iOS Development
10 12 (11.21%) OO
11 10 (9.35%) Functional Programming
12 9 (8.41%) Mobile Application Development
13 8 (7.48%) Mentoring
13 8 (7.48%) OOP
14 7 (6.54%) Scrum
14 7 (6.54%) Unit Testing
15 6 (5.61%) Android Development
16 5 (4.67%) Continuous Integration
16 5 (4.67%) E-Commerce
17 4 (3.74%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 40 (37.38%) C#
2 38 (35.51%) Java
3 33 (30.84%) SQL
4 26 (24.30%) C++
5 24 (22.43%) Python
6 17 (15.89%) Objective-C
7 15 (14.02%) JavaScript
8 14 (13.08%) Shell Script
9 6 (5.61%) Scala
10 5 (4.67%) PHP
11 4 (3.74%) T-SQL
11 4 (3.74%) Haskell
12 3 (2.80%) C
13 2 (1.87%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.93%) COBOL
14 1 (0.93%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (6.54%) Degree
2 2 (1.87%) PhD
3 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (13.08%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.93%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.87%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (14.02%) Oracle
2 6 (5.61%) Google
3 5 (4.67%) Sybase
3 5 (4.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.87%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.93%) Adobe
5 1 (0.93%) ION Trading
5 1 (0.93%) Cognos
5 1 (0.93%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.93%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.93%) Appcelerator
5 1 (0.93%) Facebook
London
Optimus Search
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + BONUS
Posted: 4 days ago
North London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
North London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago