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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Programmer
Rank 699 699 729
Rank change year-on-year
0 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Programmer 219 170 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.17% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 193 142 166
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,545 £34,485 £36,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £64,000 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
111102 102616 112143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.25% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 90827 85015 96150
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

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 24 July 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 24 July 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
England +1 188 £50,000 - 15
London -52 66 £60,000 +9.09% 5
South East -7 33 £55,000 +18.91% 5
Scotland -3 22 £40,000 -6.75%
Yorkshire -14 20 £45,000 +20.00% 1
City of London -4 19 £60,000 +4.34% 1
West Yorkshire -31 18 £45,000 +20.00% 1
East Midlands +9 17 £46,250 +28.47%
South West -11 17 £35,000 -17.64%
East of England -10 16 £44,000 +17.33% 2
North West +1 13 £45,000 +42.85% 1
Surrey +17 12 £55,000 +22.22%
Somerset - 12 £35,000 -
Glasgow - 12 £40,000 -
Taunton - 12 £35,000 -
Cambridgeshire +10 11 £41,075 +7.17%
Edinburgh - 10 £40,000 -
Guildford - 9 £55,000 -
Berkshire +16 8 £45,000 +5.88% 1
South Wales +1 8 £30,565 -3.85%
Wales 0 8 £30,565 -2.44%
Leeds -31 8 £40,000 +6.66%
Cardiff - 8 £30,565 -
West Midlands -1 7 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Lincolnshire - 7 £45,000 -
Redhill - 7 £55,000 -
Reigate - 7 £55,000 -
Leatherhead - 7 £55,000 -
Chester +7 6 £52,500 +66.66%
Peterborough +5 6 £41,075 +6.27%

Senior Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 249 (47.16%) C#
2 246 (46.59%) .NET
3 180 (34.09%) SQL
4 165 (31.25%) ASP.NET
5 162 (30.68%) MVC
6 146 (27.65%) JavaScript
7 145 (27.46%) HTML
8 141 (26.70%) CSS
9 130 (24.62%) Java
10 117 (22.16%) SQL Server
11 105 (19.89%) Microsoft
12 103 (19.51%) Oracle
13 102 (19.32%) jQuery
14 99 (18.75%) Software Engineering
15 93 (17.61%) XML
16 92 (17.42%) TDD
17 87 (16.48%) Web Services
18 86 (16.29%) Degree
19 80 (15.15%) OO
20 79 (14.96%) ASP.NET MVC
21 68 (12.88%) Finance
22 65 (12.31%) Agile Software Development
22 65 (12.31%) Linux
23 63 (11.93%) Ajax
24 59 (11.17%) WCF
25 57 (10.80%) J2EE
26 55 (10.42%) PHP
26 55 (10.42%) Spring
27 54 (10.23%) SharePoint
28 52 (9.85%) MySQL

Senior Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 54 (10.23%) SharePoint
2 23 (4.36%) Tomcat
3 13 (2.46%) SAS
3 13 (2.46%) Node.js
4 12 (2.27%) Apache
4 12 (2.27%) IIS
5 11 (2.08%) WebSphere
6 9 (1.70%) WebSphere Application Server
7 8 (1.52%) Confluence
7 8 (1.52%) nginx
7 8 (1.52%) Jetty
8 7 (1.33%) Facebook Platform
8 7 (1.33%) WordPress
9 5 (0.95%) FileNet
10 3 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.57%) PowerExchange
10 3 (0.57%) Mule
10 3 (0.57%) GlassFish
11 2 (0.38%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 11 (2.08%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.33%) Photoshop
3 6 (1.14%) MS Office
3 6 (1.14%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (0.95%) Mingle
5 2 (0.38%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.19%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.19%) MS Project
6 1 (0.19%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (1.52%) Google Analytics
2 7 (1.33%) BusinessWorks
2 7 (1.33%) Oracle BPM
3 6 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.76%) INSURE/90
4 4 (0.76%) Agresso
5 2 (0.38%) Magento
5 2 (0.38%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.19%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.22%) Internet
2 8 (1.52%) TCP/IP
3 5 (0.95%) Intranet
4 3 (0.57%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.19%) Extranet
5 1 (0.19%) SSL
5 1 (0.19%) HTTP
5 1 (0.19%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (22.16%) SQL Server
2 52 (9.85%) MySQL
3 32 (6.06%) Oracle Database
4 27 (5.11%) Relational Database
5 25 (4.73%) SQL Server 2008
6 22 (4.17%) NoSQL
7 19 (3.60%) Data Warehouse
8 17 (3.22%) RDBMS
9 15 (2.84%) SQL Server 2012
10 11 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (1.70%) SQL Server 2005
11 9 (1.70%) MongoDB
12 8 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (1.14%) RavenDB
13 6 (1.14%) Crystal Reports
13 6 (1.14%) DB2
13 6 (1.14%) OLAP
14 5 (0.95%) Neo4j
14 5 (0.95%) Big Data
14 5 (0.95%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 29 (5.49%) Visual Studio
2 28 (5.30%) JUnit
2 28 (5.30%) Eclipse
3 25 (4.73%) NUnit
4 23 (4.36%) Git (software)
5 20 (3.79%) Ant
6 10 (1.89%) TeamCity
6 10 (1.89%) Subversion
6 10 (1.89%) Jenkins
7 9 (1.70%) Maven
7 9 (1.70%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (1.52%) IntelliJ
8 8 (1.52%) FishEye
8 8 (1.52%) SoapUI
8 8 (1.52%) VisualVM
9 7 (1.33%) Talend Open Studio
10 6 (1.14%) Mercurial
11 5 (0.95%) Octopus Deploy
11 5 (0.95%) SpecFlow
11 5 (0.95%) JMeter
General
1 68 (12.88%) Finance
2 48 (9.09%) Banking
3 29 (5.49%) Games
4 25 (4.73%) Telecoms
5 19 (3.60%) Investment Banking
6 13 (2.46%) Pharmaceutical
7 12 (2.27%) Marketing
8 10 (1.89%) Law
9 8 (1.52%) Legal
9 8 (1.52%) Advertising
9 8 (1.52%) Billing
10 4 (0.76%) Front Office
11 3 (0.57%) Retail
12 2 (0.38%) Online Betting
12 2 (0.38%) Italian Language
12 2 (0.38%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.19%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.19%) Electronics
13 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 246 (46.59%) .NET
2 165 (31.25%) ASP.NET
3 145 (27.46%) HTML
4 141 (26.70%) CSS
5 102 (19.32%) jQuery
6 93 (17.61%) XML
7 87 (16.48%) Web Services
8 79 (14.96%) ASP.NET MVC
9 63 (11.93%) Ajax
10 59 (11.17%) WCF
11 57 (10.80%) J2EE
12 55 (10.42%) Spring
13 46 (8.71%) .NET Framework
14 33 (6.25%) Hibernate
15 32 (6.06%) HTML5
16 31 (5.87%) WPF
16 31 (5.87%) Spring MVC
16 31 (5.87%) SOAP
17 29 (5.49%) JSON
18 27 (5.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 25 (4.73%) Client/Server
2 24 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 18 (3.41%) Mobile App
4 12 (2.27%) Social Media
5 10 (1.89%) Open Source
6 9 (1.70%) Equities
6 9 (1.70%) N-Tier
6 9 (1.70%) Derivative
6 9 (1.70%) Social Network
7 8 (1.52%) Inversion of Control
7 8 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 8 (1.52%) Xbox
8 7 (1.33%) Mainframe
9 6 (1.14%) Hedge funds
9 6 (1.14%) Visualisation
9 6 (1.14%) Mathematics
9 6 (1.14%) Fixed Income
10 5 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (0.95%) E-Learning
10 5 (0.95%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 65 (12.31%) Linux
2 45 (8.52%) UNIX
3 37 (7.01%) Apple iOS
4 32 (6.06%) Windows
5 30 (5.68%) Android
6 8 (1.52%) Windows 7
7 5 (0.95%) CentOS
8 3 (0.57%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.19%) Solaris
9 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.19%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (30.68%) MVC
2 99 (18.75%) Software Engineering
3 92 (17.42%) TDD
4 80 (15.15%) OO
5 65 (12.31%) Agile Software Development
6 52 (9.85%) Unit Testing
7 50 (9.47%) Scrum
8 49 (9.28%) Web Development
9 43 (8.14%) OOP
10 41 (7.77%) E-Commerce
11 40 (7.58%) SOA
11 40 (7.58%) Web Application Development
12 36 (6.82%) Multithreading
13 21 (3.98%) UML
13 21 (3.98%) Waterfall
14 18 (3.41%) Data Modelling
15 17 (3.22%) Analytics
15 17 (3.22%) iOS Development
15 17 (3.22%) Business Analysis
16 16 (3.03%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 249 (47.16%) C#
2 180 (34.09%) SQL
3 146 (27.65%) JavaScript
4 130 (24.62%) Java
5 55 (10.42%) PHP
6 50 (9.47%) C++
7 39 (7.39%) Python
8 26 (4.92%) RPG IV
8 26 (4.92%) RPG
9 23 (4.36%) PL/SQL
9 23 (4.36%) T-SQL
10 19 (3.60%) Perl
10 19 (3.60%) PHP5
11 18 (3.41%) Shell Script
12 17 (3.22%) VB.NET
13 13 (2.46%) Ruby
13 13 (2.46%) Bash Shell
14 12 (2.27%) C
14 12 (2.27%) VBScript
15 10 (1.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 86 (16.29%) Degree
2 10 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (1.33%) MCTS
4 6 (1.14%) MCSD
5 5 (0.95%) Postgraduate
5 5 (0.95%) MCSE
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.19%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.19%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.79%) QA
2 7 (1.33%) SLA
3 2 (0.38%) CDISC
4 1 (0.19%) WAI
System Software
1 3 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.19%) ACF2
2 1 (0.19%) RACF
Systems Management
1 8 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (0.95%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (0.19%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.19%) Ansible
3 1 (0.19%) Puppet
Vendors
1 105 (19.89%) Microsoft
2 103 (19.51%) Oracle
3 24 (4.55%) JBoss
4 22 (4.17%) Zend
4 22 (4.17%) IBM
5 20 (3.79%) Google
6 16 (3.03%) TIBCO
7 11 (2.08%) Facebook
8 9 (1.70%) Perforce
9 8 (1.52%) Atlassian
9 8 (1.52%) Guidewire
10 7 (1.33%) Talend
10 7 (1.33%) webMethods
11 6 (1.14%) Pega
11 6 (1.14%) Unisys
12 5 (0.95%) Open Text
12 5 (0.95%) Metastorm
12 5 (0.95%) Business Objects
13 4 (0.76%) Sencha
13 4 (0.76%) SAP
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