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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Programmer
Rank 602 605 616
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Programmer 50 62 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.14% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.14% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 48 51 92
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £59,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% -3.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,250
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.74%
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
40478 43348 47115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.86% 95.79% 95.95%
Number of salaries quoted 35072 36501 38952
Average salary £55,000 £53,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.80% +1.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 May 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 1 May 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
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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
Mayfair 0 5 £52,500 +5.00%
City of London +49 4 £50,000 -11.50%
Ealing - 4 £65,000 -
Senior Programmer
England

Senior Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 84 (64.12%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (54.96%) Software Engineering
3 71 (54.20%) TDD
4 61 (46.56%) Java
5 59 (45.04%) SQL
6 56 (42.75%) Unix
7 51 (38.93%) .NET
8 50 (38.17%) C#
9 47 (35.88%) Scrum
9 47 (35.88%) Kanban
9 47 (35.88%) Enterprise Software
10 46 (35.11%) BDD
11 40 (30.53%) OO
12 39 (29.77%) JavaScript
13 38 (29.01%) WPF
14 37 (28.24%) Web Services
15 36 (27.48%) Spring
15 36 (27.48%) WCF
15 36 (27.48%) Continuous Integration
16 35 (26.72%) CSS
17 33 (25.19%) Windows
17 33 (25.19%) HTML
17 33 (25.19%) Python
18 32 (24.43%) Microsoft
18 32 (24.43%) ASP.NET
18 32 (24.43%) Objective-C
19 30 (22.90%) MVC
19 30 (22.90%) QA
20 29 (22.14%) Hibernate
20 29 (22.14%) C++

Senior Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 29 (22.14%) Tomcat
2 23 (17.56%) JBoss
2 23 (17.56%) Node.js
3 10 (7.63%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (5.34%) Apache Solr
5 6 (4.58%) GlassFish
6 5 (3.82%) CMS
6 5 (3.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (3.82%) Orchard CMS
6 5 (3.82%) SharePoint
7 4 (3.05%) Apache Spark
7 4 (3.05%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.76%) Jetty
8 1 (0.76%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.76%) SAS
8 1 (0.76%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 22 (16.79%) Photoshop
2 5 (3.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.53%) Temenos Globus
1 2 (1.53%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (19.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.76%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 24 (18.32%) Network Security
1 24 (18.32%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.29%) Internet
3 2 (1.53%) FTP
3 2 (1.53%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (16.03%) SQL Server
2 16 (12.21%) NoSQL
3 15 (11.45%) Apache Cassandra
4 14 (10.69%) Event Store
5 10 (7.63%) MySQL
6 7 (5.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (4.58%) Relational Database
8 5 (3.82%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (3.82%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (3.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (3.82%) SQLite
9 4 (3.05%) Big Data
9 4 (3.05%) Hadoop
9 4 (3.05%) Oracle Database
10 3 (2.29%) Apache Hive
10 3 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (2.29%) HBase
10 3 (2.29%) Impala
11 2 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (19.08%) Subversion
2 24 (18.32%) SpecFlow
3 23 (17.56%) JUnit
4 22 (16.79%) Cucumber
4 22 (16.79%) Git (software)
5 8 (6.11%) Eclipse
6 7 (5.34%) JIRA
7 6 (4.58%) TeamCity
8 3 (2.29%) Gradle
8 3 (2.29%) JIRA Agile
9 2 (1.53%) Xcode
10 1 (0.76%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 1 (0.76%) Maven
General
1 28 (21.37%) Finance
2 16 (12.21%) Games
3 7 (5.34%) Banking
4 4 (3.05%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.29%) Front Office
6 1 (0.76%) Legal
6 1 (0.76%) Music Industry
6 1 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.76%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (38.93%) .NET
2 38 (29.01%) WPF
3 37 (28.24%) Web Services
4 36 (27.48%) Spring
4 36 (27.48%) WCF
5 35 (26.72%) CSS
6 33 (25.19%) HTML
7 32 (24.43%) ASP.NET
8 29 (22.14%) Hibernate
9 27 (20.61%) ASP.NET Web API
9 27 (20.61%) XHTML
10 24 (18.32%) COM
11 22 (16.79%) JSP
11 22 (16.79%) RESTful
12 19 (14.50%) jQuery
13 14 (10.69%) ActiveMQ
13 14 (10.69%) Reactive Extensions
14 13 (9.92%) WinForms
15 12 (9.16%) JSON
16 11 (8.40%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 47 (35.88%) Enterprise Software
2 24 (18.32%) BYOD
2 24 (18.32%) Visualisation
3 22 (16.79%) Client/Server
4 5 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.82%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.82%) Mobile Payment
4 5 (3.82%) User Experience
5 4 (3.05%) Algorithms
5 4 (3.05%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.05%) Data Integration
6 3 (2.29%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.29%) Internet of Things
7 2 (1.53%) iPhone
8 1 (0.76%) Animation
8 1 (0.76%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.76%) Social Media
8 1 (0.76%) Streaming Video
8 1 (0.76%) Video on Demand
8 1 (0.76%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 56 (42.75%) Unix
2 33 (25.19%) Windows
3 28 (21.37%) Linux
4 16 (12.21%) Android
5 14 (10.69%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.76%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.76%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (64.12%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (54.96%) Software Engineering
3 71 (54.20%) TDD
4 47 (35.88%) Kanban
4 47 (35.88%) Scrum
5 46 (35.11%) BDD
6 40 (30.53%) OO
7 36 (27.48%) Continuous Integration
8 30 (22.90%) MVC
9 25 (19.08%) User Stories
10 22 (16.79%) Continuous Delivery
11 18 (13.74%) Multithreading
12 14 (10.69%) Android Development
12 14 (10.69%) High Availability
13 11 (8.40%) Domain-Driven Design
14 10 (7.63%) iOS Development
14 10 (7.63%) Mobile Development
15 8 (6.11%) Pair Programming
15 8 (6.11%) Web Development
16 6 (4.58%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 61 (46.56%) Java
2 59 (45.04%) SQL
3 50 (38.17%) C#
4 39 (29.77%) JavaScript
5 33 (25.19%) Python
6 32 (24.43%) Objective-C
7 29 (22.14%) C++
8 22 (16.79%) Groovy
8 22 (16.79%) Ruby
9 15 (11.45%) C
10 14 (10.69%) F#
11 5 (3.82%) Apple Swift
11 5 (3.82%) T-SQL
12 3 (2.29%) PHP
13 2 (1.53%) Go
13 2 (1.53%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.76%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.76%) Perl
14 1 (0.76%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (6.11%) Degree
2 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.76%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (22.90%) QA
2 1 (0.76%) CDISC
System Software
1 10 (7.63%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.29%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 24 (18.32%) WMI
2 7 (5.34%) Kibana
2 7 (5.34%) logstash
3 6 (4.58%) Grafana
3 6 (4.58%) StatsD
4 1 (0.76%) Ansible
4 1 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.76%) Puppet
4 1 (0.76%) Salt
Vendors
1 32 (24.43%) Microsoft
2 26 (19.85%) Apple
3 14 (10.69%) Oracle
4 6 (4.58%) New Relic
5 5 (3.82%) Adobe
6 2 (1.53%) Google
6 2 (1.53%) jBASE
6 2 (1.53%) Temenos
7 1 (0.76%) Facebook
7 1 (0.76%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.76%) TOWER Software
7 1 (0.76%) Yahoo!