The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior Programmer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 15 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
15 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Programmer
Rank 615 724 746
Rank change year-on-year
+109 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Programmer 320 151 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.14% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 258 119 148
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,850 £36,600 £34,440
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114510 106080 119254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.67% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 92745 88267 102242
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £66,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%

Senior Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Senior Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Programmer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Programmer within the UK.

Senior Programmer Salary Trend in the UK

Senior Programmer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Programmer over the 3 months to 15 April 2014 within the UK.

Senior Programmer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Programmer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Programmer within the UK over the 3 months to 15 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +100 269 £50,000 +3.09% 15
London +33 108 £60,000 +9.09% 6
South East -18 39 £42,500 -10.52% 3
North West +25 37 £45,000 +9.09% 1
City of London +7 28 £57,500 +15.00% 3
Scotland +5 24 £37,500 -10.71% 1
Yorkshire -8 24 £40,000 +5.26% 1
East of England +5 23 £50,000 +25.00% 1
West Yorkshire -4 23 £40,000 +5.26% 1
Cheshire +19 20 £52,500 +16.66%
Chester +35 19 £52,500 -
Wales +11 19 £38,783 +6.98%
East Midlands -14 18 £47,500 +26.66% 3
Leeds -10 17 £40,000 +5.26%
Cardiff +9 16 £38,783 +6.98%
South Wales +6 16 £38,783 +6.98%
Cambridgeshire - 16 £50,000 - 1
Peterborough - 15 £50,000 -
Edinburgh - 15 £40,000 -
South West +14 13 £35,000 +6.06%
Berkshire -1 10 £42,500 -10.52% 1
Derbyshire - 8 £50,000 -
Derby - 8 £50,000 -
West Midlands - 8 £42,500 -
Manchester +7 7 £40,000 -23.80% 1
Merseyside -10 7 £45,000 +22.95%
East Sussex -11 7 £40,000 -
Brighton -11 7 £40,000 -
Glasgow -13 7 £37,500 -10.71% 1
Liverpool -14 7 £45,000 +20.00%

Senior Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 15 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 262 (45.88%) C#
2 247 (43.26%) .NET
3 170 (29.77%) Java
4 161 (28.20%) JavaScript
5 153 (26.80%) SQL
6 143 (25.04%) ASP.NET
7 142 (24.87%) MVC
8 132 (23.12%) HTML
9 124 (21.72%) CSS
10 119 (20.84%) SQL Server
11 116 (20.32%) OO
12 111 (19.44%) Degree
13 102 (17.86%) Finance
14 92 (16.11%) Software Engineering
15 86 (15.06%) Oracle
16 85 (14.89%) Web Services
16 85 (14.89%) Microsoft
16 85 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
17 83 (14.54%) TDD
18 82 (14.36%) jQuery
19 81 (14.19%) XML
20 73 (12.78%) WCF
21 72 (12.61%) Banking
22 71 (12.43%) Scrum
23 61 (10.68%) ASP.NET MVC
24 59 (10.33%) Unit Testing
25 58 (10.16%) .NET Framework
25 58 (10.16%) PHP
26 57 (9.98%) J2EE
27 56 (9.81%) C++

Senior Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 15 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 47 (8.23%) SharePoint
2 17 (2.98%) WebSphere
3 16 (2.80%) SAS
4 14 (2.45%) Tomcat
5 13 (2.28%) IIS
6 9 (1.58%) Node.js
7 7 (1.23%) WebSphere Application Server
8 6 (1.05%) MQSeries
9 5 (0.88%) Apache
9 5 (0.88%) FileNet
9 5 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.70%) CMS
11 3 (0.53%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.53%) PowerExchange
11 3 (0.53%) Mule
12 2 (0.35%) Jetty
12 2 (0.35%) Drupal
12 2 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.35%) Confluence
Applications
1 20 (3.50%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.93%) Photoshop
2 11 (1.93%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (0.70%) MS Office
4 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.18%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.18%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (1.40%) INSURE/90
2 4 (0.70%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (0.70%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.35%) Magento
3 2 (0.35%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (0.35%) RMDS
4 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.05%) SaaS
1 6 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 32 (5.60%) Internet
2 10 (1.75%) Intranet
3 7 (1.23%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.05%) HTTP
5 4 (0.70%) Extranet
6 1 (0.18%) SNMP
6 1 (0.18%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (20.84%) SQL Server
2 47 (8.23%) MySQL
3 35 (6.13%) Relational Database
4 33 (5.78%) Oracle Database
5 23 (4.03%) SQL Server 2008
6 21 (3.68%) RDBMS
7 20 (3.50%) SQL Server 2005
8 17 (2.98%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (2.45%) DB2
10 13 (2.28%) Big Data
11 12 (2.10%) NoSQL
11 12 (2.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 11 (1.93%) Crystal Reports
12 11 (1.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 10 (1.75%) MongoDB
14 9 (1.58%) Oracle Database 11g
15 8 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
15 8 (1.40%) Oracle9i Database
16 5 (0.88%) OLAP
16 5 (0.88%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 27 (4.73%) Visual Studio
2 26 (4.55%) Eclipse
2 26 (4.55%) Git (software)
3 21 (3.68%) JUnit
4 20 (3.50%) Ant
5 15 (2.63%) Subversion
6 11 (1.93%) NUnit
6 11 (1.93%) Mercurial
7 10 (1.75%) WebStorm
7 10 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (1.23%) PHPUnit
8 7 (1.23%) Rational Application Developer
9 6 (1.05%) Maven
9 6 (1.05%) JIRA
10 5 (0.88%) TeamCity
10 5 (0.88%) Moq
10 5 (0.88%) SpecFlow
11 4 (0.70%) Talend Open Studio
12 3 (0.53%) Selenium
12 3 (0.53%) FitNesse
General
1 102 (17.86%) Finance
2 72 (12.61%) Banking
3 42 (7.36%) Games
4 34 (5.95%) Telecoms
5 22 (3.85%) Investment Banking
6 19 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
7 11 (1.93%) Front Office
8 10 (1.75%) Marketing
9 8 (1.40%) Billing
9 8 (1.40%) Financial Institution
10 6 (1.05%) Advertising
10 6 (1.05%) Electronics
11 3 (0.53%) Retail
11 3 (0.53%) Online Betting
12 2 (0.35%) Italian Language
12 2 (0.35%) Legal
13 1 (0.18%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.18%) Law
13 1 (0.18%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 247 (43.26%) .NET
2 143 (25.04%) ASP.NET
3 132 (23.12%) HTML
4 124 (21.72%) CSS
5 85 (14.89%) Web Services
6 82 (14.36%) jQuery
7 81 (14.19%) XML
8 73 (12.78%) WCF
9 61 (10.68%) ASP.NET MVC
10 58 (10.16%) .NET Framework
11 57 (9.98%) J2EE
12 49 (8.58%) Spring
13 43 (7.53%) Ajax
14 42 (7.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 41 (7.18%) WPF
16 37 (6.48%) HTML5
17 35 (6.13%) Hibernate
18 23 (4.03%) Spring MVC
19 22 (3.85%) Symfony
20 20 (3.50%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 42 (7.36%) Computer Science
2 26 (4.55%) Client/Server
3 22 (3.85%) AS400
4 19 (3.33%) Mobile App
5 18 (3.15%) N-Tier
6 17 (2.98%) Mainframe
6 17 (2.98%) Open Source
7 16 (2.80%) Social Network
7 16 (2.80%) Social Media
8 14 (2.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 12 (2.10%) Derivative
10 11 (1.93%) E-Learning
10 11 (1.93%) Mathematics
10 11 (1.93%) Learning Management System
11 10 (1.75%) Equities
12 8 (1.40%) iPhone
12 8 (1.40%) iPad
12 8 (1.40%) Hedge funds
13 6 (1.05%) Digital Media
13 6 (1.05%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 55 (9.63%) Linux
2 41 (7.18%) Windows
3 36 (6.30%) Apple iOS
4 34 (5.95%) UNIX
5 26 (4.55%) Android
6 3 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.35%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.18%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (24.87%) MVC
2 116 (20.32%) OO
3 92 (16.11%) Software Engineering
4 85 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
5 83 (14.54%) TDD
6 71 (12.43%) Scrum
7 59 (10.33%) Unit Testing
8 48 (8.41%) OOP
9 41 (7.18%) Web Development
10 34 (5.95%) SOA
11 28 (4.90%) Waterfall
12 27 (4.73%) Web Application Development
13 26 (4.55%) Multithreading
14 25 (4.38%) E-Commerce
15 23 (4.03%) iOS Development
16 19 (3.33%) System Testing
17 18 (3.15%) ETL
17 18 (3.15%) Data Modelling
17 18 (3.15%) Business Intelligence
17 18 (3.15%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 262 (45.88%) C#
2 170 (29.77%) Java
3 161 (28.20%) JavaScript
4 153 (26.80%) SQL
5 58 (10.16%) PHP
6 56 (9.81%) C++
7 48 (8.41%) RPG
8 47 (8.23%) RPG IV
9 46 (8.06%) Python
10 33 (5.78%) T-SQL
11 27 (4.73%) VB.NET
12 24 (4.20%) Objective-C
12 24 (4.20%) VB
13 20 (3.50%) C
14 16 (2.80%) VBA
15 15 (2.63%) PHP5
16 13 (2.28%) PL/SQL
17 12 (2.10%) Ruby
17 12 (2.10%) Delphi
18 10 (1.75%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 111 (19.44%) Degree
2 4 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.18%) MCSD
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (5.08%) QA
2 4 (0.70%) CDISC
3 2 (0.35%) Basel III
4 1 (0.18%) SLA
4 1 (0.18%) WAI
System Software
1 6 (1.05%) ACF2
1 6 (1.05%) RACF
2 3 (0.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (0.88%) Puppet
1 5 (0.88%) Vagrant
2 3 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.18%) YUM
Vendors
1 86 (15.06%) Oracle
2 85 (14.89%) Microsoft
3 23 (4.03%) Google
4 22 (3.85%) IBM
5 15 (2.63%) JBoss
5 15 (2.63%) TIBCO
6 14 (2.45%) Zend
6 14 (2.45%) Unisys
7 12 (2.10%) Apple
8 10 (1.75%) Facebook
9 8 (1.40%) Business Objects
9 8 (1.40%) Sybase
10 7 (1.23%) SAP
10 7 (1.23%) Perforce
11 6 (1.05%) Twitter
11 6 (1.05%) Telerik
12 5 (0.88%) Metastorm
12 5 (0.88%) Open Text
12 5 (0.88%) hybris
12 5 (0.88%) Pega
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