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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Programmer
Rank 593 519 568
Rank change year-on-year
-74 +49
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Programmer 41 87 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.089% 0.20% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.095% 0.21% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 40 77 81
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £36,600
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £92,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
43006 41638 46964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.37% 93.52% 94.55%
Number of salaries quoted 35883 35024 40689
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -5 8 £60,000 -22.58%
Canary Wharf - 2 £100,000 -
Senior Programmer
England

Senior Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 53 (42.74%) SQL
2 49 (39.52%) Oracle
3 47 (37.90%) Java
4 46 (37.10%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (35.48%) Linux
6 40 (32.26%) Software Engineering
7 37 (29.84%) HTML
7 37 (29.84%) CSS
7 37 (29.84%) XML
8 35 (28.23%) Web Services
9 31 (25.00%) UNIX
10 30 (24.19%) OO
11 27 (21.77%) Ajax
12 26 (20.97%) C#
13 25 (20.16%) TDD
13 25 (20.16%) Multithreading
14 24 (19.35%) JavaScript
15 23 (18.55%) MySQL
15 23 (18.55%) .NET
15 23 (18.55%) E-Commerce
16 21 (16.94%) Eclipse
16 21 (16.94%) Finance
16 21 (16.94%) JSON
17 20 (16.13%) MVC
17 20 (16.13%) Python
17 20 (16.13%) SQL Server
18 19 (15.32%) Shell Script
18 19 (15.32%) jQuery
19 18 (14.52%) Degree
19 18 (14.52%) SOAP

Senior Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 13 (10.48%) Tomcat
2 9 (7.26%) Apache
3 7 (5.65%) SharePoint
3 7 (5.65%) WordPress
3 7 (5.65%) nginx
3 7 (5.65%) Facebook Platform
4 6 (4.84%) Jetty
4 6 (4.84%) Confluence
5 4 (3.23%) Node.js
6 3 (2.42%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (4.84%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.61%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.61%) InfoPath
2 2 (1.61%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (5.65%) BusinessWorks
1 7 (5.65%) Google Analytics
1 7 (5.65%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.81%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.81%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.87%) Internet
2 6 (4.84%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.61%) Intranet
4 1 (0.81%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (18.55%) MySQL
2 20 (16.13%) SQL Server
3 14 (11.29%) Oracle Database
4 13 (10.48%) NoSQL
5 7 (5.65%) Big Data
5 7 (5.65%) Relational Database
6 6 (4.84%) RDBMS
7 5 (4.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.81%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.81%) OLAP
10 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 21 (16.94%) Eclipse
2 17 (13.71%) Ant
3 9 (7.26%) Git (software)
4 7 (5.65%) Talend Open Studio
4 7 (5.65%) Jenkins
5 6 (4.84%) WebStorm
5 6 (4.84%) FishEye
5 6 (4.84%) VisualVM
5 6 (4.84%) SoapUI
5 6 (4.84%) Mercurial
5 6 (4.84%) IntelliJ
5 6 (4.84%) Xcode
6 4 (3.23%) JUnit
6 4 (3.23%) Maven
6 4 (3.23%) Selenium
7 3 (2.42%) Visual Studio
7 3 (2.42%) PHPUnit
7 3 (2.42%) Apache Ivy
8 2 (1.61%) FitNesse
9 1 (0.81%) NUnit
General
1 21 (16.94%) Finance
2 9 (7.26%) Banking
3 8 (6.45%) Investment Banking
4 6 (4.84%) Games
5 3 (2.42%) Front Office
6 2 (1.61%) Marketing
7 1 (0.81%) Electronics
7 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.81%) Advertising
7 1 (0.81%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.81%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (29.84%) HTML
1 37 (29.84%) CSS
1 37 (29.84%) XML
2 35 (28.23%) Web Services
3 27 (21.77%) Ajax
4 23 (18.55%) .NET
5 21 (16.94%) JSON
6 19 (15.32%) jQuery
7 18 (14.52%) SOAP
8 17 (13.71%) ASP.NET
9 15 (12.10%) REST
10 13 (10.48%) JDBC
10 13 (10.48%) XSL
11 11 (8.87%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (8.06%) Middleware
13 9 (7.26%) WCF
13 9 (7.26%) Spring
13 9 (7.26%) HTML5
14 8 (6.45%) CSS3
15 7 (5.65%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.10%) User Experience
2 14 (11.29%) Mobile App
3 11 (8.87%) Client/Server
4 10 (8.06%) Computer Science
5 5 (4.03%) Social Media
5 5 (4.03%) Hedge funds
6 4 (3.23%) Social Network
6 4 (3.23%) Derivative
6 4 (3.23%) Mathematics
7 3 (2.42%) N-Tier
7 3 (2.42%) Equities
7 3 (2.42%) New Media
7 3 (2.42%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.61%) SWIFT
8 2 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.81%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.81%) DTV
9 1 (0.81%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.81%) Open Source
9 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 44 (35.48%) Linux
2 31 (25.00%) UNIX
3 12 (9.68%) Apple iOS
4 9 (7.26%) Windows
5 6 (4.84%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.61%) Android
7 1 (0.81%) Solaris
7 1 (0.81%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.81%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (37.10%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (32.26%) Software Engineering
3 30 (24.19%) OO
4 25 (20.16%) TDD
4 25 (20.16%) Multithreading
5 23 (18.55%) E-Commerce
6 20 (16.13%) MVC
7 17 (13.71%) SOA
8 15 (12.10%) OOP
8 15 (12.10%) System Testing
9 13 (10.48%) Analytics
9 13 (10.48%) Business Analysis
10 12 (9.68%) Data Analysis
10 12 (9.68%) Data Modelling
11 11 (8.87%) iOS Development
11 11 (8.87%) Mentoring
12 10 (8.06%) UML
12 10 (8.06%) Scrum
13 7 (5.65%) TOGAF
13 7 (5.65%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 53 (42.74%) SQL
2 47 (37.90%) Java
3 26 (20.97%) C#
4 24 (19.35%) JavaScript
5 20 (16.13%) Python
6 19 (15.32%) Shell Script
7 17 (13.71%) PHP
8 15 (12.10%) C++
9 13 (10.48%) Bash Shell
10 10 (8.06%) Objective-C
11 8 (6.45%) PL/SQL
12 7 (5.65%) PHP5
13 6 (4.84%) T-SQL
13 6 (4.84%) VBA
14 5 (4.03%) Perl
15 4 (3.23%) Smalltalk
15 4 (3.23%) Lisp
16 3 (2.42%) Ruby
17 2 (1.61%) PowerShell
17 2 (1.61%) Scala
Qualifications
1 18 (14.52%) Degree
2 1 (0.81%) DV Cleared
2 1 (0.81%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.10%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.42%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (4.84%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.81%) Ansible
Vendors
1 49 (39.52%) Oracle
2 15 (12.10%) Google
3 14 (11.29%) JBoss
4 12 (9.68%) Microsoft
5 11 (8.87%) Zend
6 10 (8.06%) TIBCO
7 8 (6.45%) Facebook
7 8 (6.45%) IBM
8 7 (5.65%) Talend
8 7 (5.65%) webMethods
9 6 (4.84%) Perforce
9 6 (4.84%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.81%) Cognos
10 1 (0.81%) Business Objects
10 1 (0.81%) SAP
London
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Salary: £55k - 60k per year + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago