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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Programmer
Rank 517 585 542
Rank change year-on-year
+68 -43
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Programmer 105 49 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.24% 0.11% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.11% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 74 47 78
Average salary £60,000 £58,250 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.00% +1.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,300
10% offered a salary of more than £83,500 £60,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
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
41131 43401 41192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.17% 93.52% 93.50%
Number of salaries quoted 35099 36258 34578
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 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 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 28 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 +42 29 £70,000 +16.66% 5
Mayfair - 3 £50,000 -
Ealing - 2 £62,500 - 1
Senior Programmer
England

Senior Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 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 65 (41.94%) SQL
2 54 (34.84%) JavaScript
3 50 (32.26%) C#
3 50 (32.26%) .NET
4 49 (31.61%) Java
4 49 (31.61%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (30.32%) Finance
6 43 (27.74%) HTML
7 38 (24.52%) SQL Server
7 38 (24.52%) Analytical Skills
8 34 (21.94%) CSS
9 33 (21.29%) Computer Science
9 33 (21.29%) Apple iOS
10 32 (20.65%) Python
11 31 (20.00%) iOS Development
12 29 (18.71%) C++
12 29 (18.71%) Degree
13 27 (17.42%) ASP.NET
14 26 (16.77%) OO
15 25 (16.13%) Microsoft
15 25 (16.13%) Objective-C
16 24 (15.48%) TDD
16 24 (15.48%) Scrum
16 24 (15.48%) MVC
17 23 (14.84%) JSON
18 22 (14.19%) Mobile Development
19 21 (13.55%) HTML5
20 20 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
20 20 (12.90%) Open Source
20 20 (12.90%) Software Engineering

Senior Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 (3.87%) Apache
1 6 (3.87%) Tomcat
2 5 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.23%) Orchard CMS
3 3 (1.94%) CICS
4 2 (1.29%) SAS
4 2 (1.29%) JBoss
4 2 (1.29%) Node.js
5 1 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.65%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.65%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.65%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.65%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (11.61%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.29%) SPSS
2 2 (1.29%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.58%) Heroku
2 2 (1.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.81%) HTTP
2 8 (5.16%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.94%) VoIP
4 2 (1.29%) ATM
4 2 (1.29%) Internet
4 2 (1.29%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (24.52%) SQL Server
2 15 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (9.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (9.03%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (7.74%) Relational Database
4 12 (7.74%) SQLite
5 10 (6.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (5.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (5.16%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (5.16%) MySQL
8 7 (4.52%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (3.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 5 (3.23%) DB2
10 4 (2.58%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.94%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (1.94%) Oracle Database
12 2 (1.29%) Oracle Database 12c
12 2 (1.29%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (1.29%) QlikView
12 2 (1.29%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 15 (9.68%) Visual Studio
2 9 (5.81%) Xcode
3 8 (5.16%) Eclipse
3 8 (5.16%) Git (software)
4 5 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (3.23%) NUnit
5 4 (2.58%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 4 (2.58%) NuGet
6 3 (1.94%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.94%) Subversion
7 2 (1.29%) Maven
7 2 (1.29%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (1.29%) Ant
7 2 (1.29%) JUnit
7 2 (1.29%) SpecFlow
7 2 (1.29%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.65%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (0.65%) JDeveloper
8 1 (0.65%) Oracle APEX
General
1 47 (30.32%) Finance
2 18 (11.61%) Banking
3 15 (9.68%) Front Office
4 13 (8.39%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.29%) Marketing
5 2 (1.29%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.29%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (32.26%) .NET
2 43 (27.74%) HTML
3 34 (21.94%) CSS
4 27 (17.42%) ASP.NET
5 23 (14.84%) JSON
6 21 (13.55%) HTML5
7 20 (12.90%) XML
8 15 (9.68%) NHibernate
8 15 (9.68%) jQuery
9 14 (9.03%) .NET Framework
9 14 (9.03%) Web Services
9 14 (9.03%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (9.03%) REST
10 13 (8.39%) Spring
11 12 (7.74%) Hibernate
12 9 (5.81%) AngularJS
13 8 (5.16%) DHTML
13 8 (5.16%) RESTful
14 7 (4.52%) XHTML
14 7 (4.52%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 38 (24.52%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (21.29%) Computer Science
3 15 (9.68%) Social Media
3 15 (9.68%) Hedge funds
4 14 (9.03%) Mathematics
5 13 (8.39%) Grid Computing
6 12 (7.74%) Data Structures
7 10 (6.45%) Algorithms
7 10 (6.45%) Mobile App
7 10 (6.45%) iPhone
8 8 (5.16%) Visualisation
9 7 (4.52%) Xbox
10 6 (3.87%) Physics
11 5 (3.23%) NHS
11 5 (3.23%) User Experience
12 4 (2.58%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (2.58%) Client/Server
12 4 (2.58%) Statistics
13 3 (1.94%) Mainframe
13 3 (1.94%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 33 (21.29%) Apple iOS
2 20 (12.90%) Linux
3 19 (12.26%) Android
4 16 (10.32%) UNIX
5 13 (8.39%) Windows
6 7 (4.52%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (31.61%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (20.00%) iOS Development
3 26 (16.77%) OO
4 24 (15.48%) TDD
4 24 (15.48%) MVC
4 24 (15.48%) Scrum
5 22 (14.19%) Mobile Development
6 20 (12.90%) Open Source
6 20 (12.90%) Software Engineering
6 20 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (10.97%) Multithreading
7 17 (10.97%) OOP
8 16 (10.32%) Unit Testing
9 13 (8.39%) Functional Programming
9 13 (8.39%) E-Commerce
10 12 (7.74%) Android Development
11 11 (7.10%) Kanban
12 10 (6.45%) Market Research
13 9 (5.81%) BDD
13 9 (5.81%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (41.94%) SQL
2 54 (34.84%) JavaScript
3 50 (32.26%) C#
4 49 (31.61%) Java
5 32 (20.65%) Python
6 29 (18.71%) C++
7 25 (16.13%) Objective-C
8 9 (5.81%) C
9 7 (4.52%) PHP
10 6 (3.87%) PL/SQL
10 6 (3.87%) Shell Script
10 6 (3.87%) T-SQL
11 5 (3.23%) Apple Swift
12 4 (2.58%) VBA
12 4 (2.58%) Ruby
13 3 (1.94%) VB
13 3 (1.94%) COBOL
14 2 (1.29%) Groovy
14 2 (1.29%) R
15 1 (0.65%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 29 (18.71%) Degree
2 4 (2.58%) Sun Certification
3 2 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.65%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.87%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (1.94%) Nagios
2 2 (1.29%) WMI
3 1 (0.65%) StatsD
3 1 (0.65%) logstash
3 1 (0.65%) Kibana
Vendors
1 25 (16.13%) Microsoft
2 14 (9.03%) Oracle
3 6 (3.87%) Apple
4 5 (3.23%) webMethods
4 5 (3.23%) Sybase
4 5 (3.23%) Adobe
4 5 (3.23%) Google
5 4 (2.58%) Appcelerator
6 3 (1.94%) Splunk
6 3 (1.94%) Tableau
7 2 (1.29%) Informatica
7 2 (1.29%) Bloomberg
8 1 (0.65%) Yahoo!
8 1 (0.65%) Facebook
8 1 (0.65%) New Relic
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