The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Programmer role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Programmer
Rank 431 404 399
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Programmer 11 34 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.050% 0.16% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.16% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 11 25 39
Average salary £42,500 £44,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% -9.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,100 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £45,000 £55,000
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 South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20911 20607 22412
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.40% 94.85% 95.57%
Number of salaries quoted 16811 16577 19543
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Programmer in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Senior Programmer
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Programmer across the South East region.

Senior Programmer Salary Trend in the South East

Senior Programmer
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Programmer across the South East region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014.

Senior Programmer Salary Histogram in the South East

Senior Programmer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Programmer within the South East region over the 3 months to 17 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
Surrey -7 5 £42,500 -5.55%
Berkshire +4 4 £40,000 +2.56%
Oxfordshire +4 2 £70,000 +33.33% 1
Senior Programmer
England

Senior Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 13 (44.83%) .NET
2 11 (37.93%) HTML
2 11 (37.93%) JavaScript
3 10 (34.48%) SQL
3 10 (34.48%) CSS
3 10 (34.48%) Mentoring
4 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET
4 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (27.59%) C#
5 8 (27.59%) C++
6 6 (20.69%) Oracle
6 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
6 6 (20.69%) jQuery
7 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
7 5 (17.24%) MVC
7 5 (17.24%) Mathematics
8 4 (13.79%) Java
8 4 (13.79%) STL
8 4 (13.79%) Web Services
8 4 (13.79%) Games
8 4 (13.79%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 4 (13.79%) HTML5
9 3 (10.34%) PHP
9 3 (10.34%) PL/SQL
9 3 (10.34%) VB.NET
9 3 (10.34%) MySQL
9 3 (10.34%) IIS
9 3 (10.34%) COM
9 3 (10.34%) UNIX
9 3 (10.34%) Oracle Forms

Senior Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 3 (10.34%) IIS
2 2 (6.90%) Node.js
2 2 (6.90%) WordPress
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (3.45%) Drupal
3 1 (3.45%) JCAPS
3 1 (3.45%) Apache
3 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.45%) CMS
3 1 (3.45%) Joomla!
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (6.90%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.45%) GitHub
2 1 (3.45%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) HTTP
1 1 (3.45%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (10.34%) MySQL
3 1 (3.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.45%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
1 3 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (6.90%) Subversion
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (3.45%) Mercurial
3 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.45%) Ant
3 1 (3.45%) PowerBuilder
3 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.45%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (3.45%) Maven
3 1 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 4 (13.79%) Games
2 2 (6.90%) Retail
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (44.83%) .NET
2 11 (37.93%) HTML
3 10 (34.48%) CSS
4 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET
5 6 (20.69%) jQuery
6 4 (13.79%) STL
6 4 (13.79%) Web Services
6 4 (13.79%) HTML5
6 4 (13.79%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 3 (10.34%) Unreal Engine
7 3 (10.34%) COM
7 3 (10.34%) Ajax
8 2 (6.90%) .NET Framework
8 2 (6.90%) Java EE
8 2 (6.90%) SOAP
8 2 (6.90%) XML
8 2 (6.90%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (6.90%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (6.90%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Mathematics
2 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.90%) User Experience
3 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.45%) Open Source
4 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.45%) Physics
4 1 (3.45%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Android
1 3 (10.34%) Apple iOS
1 3 (10.34%) UNIX
2 1 (3.45%) webOS
2 1 (3.45%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Solaris
2 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Mentoring
2 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (17.24%) MVC
4 3 (10.34%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.90%) Scrum
5 2 (6.90%) TDD
5 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.90%) OO
5 2 (6.90%) SOA
5 2 (6.90%) Project Management
5 2 (6.90%) SEO
5 2 (6.90%) Signal Processing
5 2 (6.90%) Multithreading
5 2 (6.90%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (6.90%) Coaching
6 1 (3.45%) Analytics
6 1 (3.45%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (3.45%) OO PHP
6 1 (3.45%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (3.45%) OpenUP
Programming Languages
1 11 (37.93%) JavaScript
2 10 (34.48%) SQL
3 8 (27.59%) C#
3 8 (27.59%) C++
4 4 (13.79%) Java
5 3 (10.34%) PHP
5 3 (10.34%) PL/SQL
5 3 (10.34%) VB.NET
6 2 (6.90%) MATLAB
7 1 (3.45%) Groovy
7 1 (3.45%) PHP5
7 1 (3.45%) VBA
7 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) MCTS
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Oracle
2 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.34%) HP
3 3 (10.34%) IBM
4 2 (6.90%) Adobe
5 1 (3.45%) Twitter
5 1 (3.45%) SAP
5 1 (3.45%) Google
5 1 (3.45%) Zend
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