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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Programmer
Rank 671 695 716
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Programmer 211 175 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.17% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 184 144 167
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £36,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,650 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.04% -7.44%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109888 102187 111746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.37% 94.26% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 89595 84579 95723
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 £26,250 £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 1 August 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 1 August 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 -40 181 £50,000 -2.91% 16
London -56 61 £60,000 +9.09% 1
South East +7 28 £55,000 +18.91% 2
Yorkshire -15 22 £45,000 +20.00% 4
Scotland +10 21 £40,000 -11.11%
West Yorkshire -32 20 £45,000 +20.00% 4
South West -8 19 £35,000 -17.64% 3
East Midlands -1 17 £46,250 +28.47%
East of England -13 17 £60,000 +57.89% 2
City of London -11 16 £60,000 +4.34%
Somerset - 13 £35,000 - 3
Glasgow - 12 £40,000 -
Taunton - 12 £35,000 -
North West +2 11 £40,000 +26.98% 1
Cambridgeshire +8 10 £40,150 +4.76%
Surrey +2 9 £55,000 +22.22%
Edinburgh - 9 £40,000 -
Guildford +17 8 £55,000 -
South Wales -1 8 £30,565 -3.85%
Wales -5 8 £30,565 -2.44%
Leeds -34 8 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Cardiff - 8 £30,565 -
Berkshire +7 7 £45,000 +5.88%
West Midlands -4 7 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Hertfordshire -12 7 £60,000 +41.17% 2
Lincolnshire - 7 £45,000 -
Hitchin - 7 £60,000 - 2
Grantham - 6 £45,000 -
Redhill - 6 £55,000 -
Reigate - 6 £55,000 -

Senior Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 233 (46.41%) C#
2 229 (45.62%) .NET
3 182 (36.25%) SQL
4 158 (31.47%) ASP.NET
5 152 (30.28%) MVC
6 144 (28.69%) HTML
7 140 (27.89%) JavaScript
8 138 (27.49%) CSS
9 122 (24.30%) Java
10 111 (22.11%) SQL Server
11 100 (19.92%) Oracle
12 99 (19.72%) Microsoft
13 98 (19.52%) Software Engineering
14 97 (19.32%) jQuery
15 93 (18.53%) XML
16 88 (17.53%) TDD
17 87 (17.33%) Web Services
18 83 (16.53%) Degree
19 77 (15.34%) ASP.NET MVC
20 74 (14.74%) OO
21 66 (13.15%) Linux
22 63 (12.55%) Agile Software Development
22 63 (12.55%) Finance
23 62 (12.35%) Ajax
24 54 (10.76%) Unit Testing
25 52 (10.36%) PHP
26 51 (10.16%) J2EE
26 51 (10.16%) SharePoint
26 51 (10.16%) Spring
26 51 (10.16%) WCF

Senior Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 51 (10.16%) SharePoint
2 21 (4.18%) Tomcat
3 13 (2.59%) SAS
3 13 (2.59%) Node.js
4 12 (2.39%) Apache
4 12 (2.39%) IIS
5 11 (2.19%) WebSphere
6 9 (1.79%) WebSphere Application Server
7 8 (1.59%) Jetty
7 8 (1.59%) Confluence
8 7 (1.39%) nginx
8 7 (1.39%) WordPress
8 7 (1.39%) Facebook Platform
9 5 (1.00%) FileNet
10 3 (0.60%) PowerExchange
10 3 (0.60%) Mule
10 3 (0.60%) GlassFish
11 2 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.20%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 11 (2.19%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.39%) Photoshop
2 7 (1.39%) Mingle
3 6 (1.20%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (1.20%) MS Office
4 2 (0.40%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.20%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.20%) MS Project
5 1 (0.20%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (1.59%) Google Analytics
2 7 (1.39%) BusinessWorks
2 7 (1.39%) Oracle BPM
3 6 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.80%) INSURE/90
4 4 (0.80%) Agresso
5 2 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.20%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.20%) Magento
6 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.99%) Internet
2 8 (1.59%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.00%) Intranet
4 3 (0.60%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.20%) HTTP
5 1 (0.20%) SNMP
5 1 (0.20%) Extranet
5 1 (0.20%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (22.11%) SQL Server
2 48 (9.56%) MySQL
3 32 (6.37%) Oracle Database
4 26 (5.18%) Relational Database
5 24 (4.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 21 (4.18%) NoSQL
7 16 (3.19%) Data Warehouse
7 16 (3.19%) RDBMS
8 14 (2.79%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (2.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
11 8 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (1.59%) RavenDB
11 8 (1.59%) MongoDB
12 7 (1.39%) Neo4j
13 6 (1.20%) DB2
13 6 (1.20%) OLAP
14 5 (1.00%) Oracle9i Database
14 5 (1.00%) Crystal Reports
14 5 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 31 (6.18%) Visual Studio
2 28 (5.58%) Eclipse
3 26 (5.18%) JUnit
4 24 (4.78%) NUnit
5 23 (4.58%) Git (software)
6 20 (3.98%) Ant
7 10 (1.99%) Jenkins
7 10 (1.99%) TeamCity
8 9 (1.79%) Subversion
8 9 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (1.59%) VisualVM
9 8 (1.59%) FishEye
9 8 (1.59%) SoapUI
9 8 (1.59%) IntelliJ
10 7 (1.39%) Maven
10 7 (1.39%) MSTest
10 7 (1.39%) Talend Open Studio
10 7 (1.39%) Octopus Deploy
11 5 (1.00%) JMeter
11 5 (1.00%) Mercurial
General
1 63 (12.55%) Finance
2 44 (8.76%) Banking
3 28 (5.58%) Games
4 25 (4.98%) Telecoms
5 15 (2.99%) Investment Banking
6 13 (2.59%) Pharmaceutical
7 11 (2.19%) Marketing
8 10 (1.99%) Law
9 8 (1.59%) Billing
9 8 (1.59%) Legal
10 7 (1.39%) Advertising
11 4 (0.80%) Front Office
12 3 (0.60%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.60%) Retail
13 2 (0.40%) Italian Language
13 2 (0.40%) Online Betting
14 1 (0.20%) Electronics
14 1 (0.20%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 229 (45.62%) .NET
2 158 (31.47%) ASP.NET
3 144 (28.69%) HTML
4 138 (27.49%) CSS
5 97 (19.32%) jQuery
6 93 (18.53%) XML
7 87 (17.33%) Web Services
8 77 (15.34%) ASP.NET MVC
9 62 (12.35%) Ajax
10 51 (10.16%) J2EE
10 51 (10.16%) Spring
10 51 (10.16%) WCF
11 44 (8.76%) .NET Framework
12 31 (6.18%) SOAP
12 31 (6.18%) HTML5
13 30 (5.98%) JSON
14 29 (5.78%) Hibernate
15 27 (5.38%) Spring MVC
16 26 (5.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 26 (5.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 23 (4.58%) Client/Server
2 22 (4.38%) Computer Science
3 18 (3.59%) Mobile App
4 10 (1.99%) Social Media
5 9 (1.79%) N-Tier
6 8 (1.59%) Xbox
6 8 (1.59%) Inversion of Control
7 7 (1.39%) Open Source
7 7 (1.39%) Social Network
7 7 (1.39%) Derivative
8 6 (1.20%) Visualisation
8 6 (1.20%) Mainframe
8 6 (1.20%) Equities
8 6 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (1.00%) Hedge funds
9 5 (1.00%) Mathematics
9 5 (1.00%) Biology
9 5 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.80%) Statistics
10 4 (0.80%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 66 (13.15%) Linux
2 46 (9.16%) UNIX
3 35 (6.97%) Apple iOS
4 33 (6.57%) Windows
5 29 (5.78%) Android
6 8 (1.59%) Windows 7
7 7 (1.39%) CentOS
8 2 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.20%) Solaris
9 1 (0.20%) webOS
9 1 (0.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (30.28%) MVC
2 98 (19.52%) Software Engineering
3 88 (17.53%) TDD
4 74 (14.74%) OO
5 63 (12.55%) Agile Software Development
6 54 (10.76%) Unit Testing
7 46 (9.16%) Scrum
7 46 (9.16%) Web Development
8 44 (8.76%) OOP
9 40 (7.97%) Web Application Development
10 39 (7.77%) E-Commerce
10 39 (7.77%) SOA
11 34 (6.77%) Multithreading
12 20 (3.98%) Waterfall
12 20 (3.98%) UML
13 18 (3.59%) Business Analysis
13 18 (3.59%) Data Modelling
13 18 (3.59%) Analytics
14 17 (3.39%) System Testing
15 16 (3.19%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 233 (46.41%) C#
2 182 (36.25%) SQL
3 140 (27.89%) JavaScript
4 122 (24.30%) Java
5 52 (10.36%) PHP
6 48 (9.56%) C++
7 37 (7.37%) Python
8 25 (4.98%) PL/SQL
8 25 (4.98%) RPG
8 25 (4.98%) RPG IV
9 21 (4.18%) T-SQL
10 19 (3.78%) Perl
10 19 (3.78%) Shell Script
10 19 (3.78%) PHP5
11 16 (3.19%) VB.NET
12 13 (2.59%) Bash Shell
12 13 (2.59%) Ruby
13 12 (2.39%) VBScript
14 11 (2.19%) Objective-C
15 10 (1.99%) C
Qualifications
1 83 (16.53%) Degree
2 11 (2.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (1.79%) MCTS
4 8 (1.59%) MCSD
5 7 (1.39%) MCSE
6 5 (1.00%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.20%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.98%) QA
2 7 (1.39%) SLA
3 2 (0.40%) CDISC
4 1 (0.20%) WAI
System Software
1 3 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.20%) RACF
2 1 (0.20%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 8 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (1.39%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (0.20%) Puppet
3 1 (0.20%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.20%) Ansible
Vendors
1 100 (19.92%) Oracle
2 99 (19.72%) Microsoft
3 22 (4.38%) IBM
3 22 (4.38%) JBoss
4 21 (4.18%) Zend
5 17 (3.39%) Google
6 14 (2.79%) TIBCO
7 11 (2.19%) Facebook
8 9 (1.79%) Perforce
9 8 (1.59%) Guidewire
9 8 (1.59%) Atlassian
10 7 (1.39%) webMethods
10 7 (1.39%) Talend
11 6 (1.20%) Pega
12 5 (1.00%) Business Objects
12 5 (1.00%) Unisys
12 5 (1.00%) Open Text
12 5 (1.00%) Metastorm
13 4 (0.80%) Sencha
13 4 (0.80%) Informatica
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