The table below looks at the statistics 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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Programmer
Rank 785 663 709
Rank change year-on-year
-122 +46
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Programmer 120 210 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.20% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.21% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 102 158 177
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,783 £36,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £90,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.59% +0.62%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
107766 100404 111766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.46% 94.30% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 87262 83568 95286
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 23 September 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 23 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
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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 -100 108 £50,000 -2.91% 6
London -46 41 £55,000 -12.00% 1
Yorkshire -45 20 £45,000 +19.20% 1
West Yorkshire -26 18 £45,000 +19.20% 1
South East +2 17 £45,000 - 2
South West -26 13 £35,000 -17.64%
Wakefield - 12 £50,000 - 1
Somerset - 11 £35,000 -
Scotland -13 9 £42,500 +5.19% 1
City of London +4 8 £60,000 -22.58%
Taunton - 8 £35,000 -
East of England -26 7 £60,000 +55.23%
West Midlands -31 6 £53,750 +26.47%
Berkshire 0 5 £38,500 -12.00% 1
East Midlands -10 5 £42,250 +21.58% 1
Hertfordshire -12 5 £60,000 -
Hitchin - 5 £60,000 -
Hampshire - 5 £47,750 -
North West -16 4 £40,000 +26.98%
Warwickshire +3 3 £55,000 +29.41%
Buckinghamshire +1 3 £40,000 -5.88%
Leeds -49 3 £37,500 -
Lancaster - 3 £40,000 -
Edinburgh - 3 £40,000 -
Lancashire - 3 £40,000 -
Slough - 3 £38,500 - 1
Northamptonshire - 3 £42,000 -
Leamington Spa +10 2 £53,750 +26.47%
Leicestershire +9 2 £36,250 +13.28%
South Wales 0 2 £30,565 -14.58%

Senior Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 167 (42.07%) C#
2 163 (41.06%) .NET
3 153 (38.54%) SQL
4 130 (32.75%) ASP.NET
5 125 (31.49%) HTML
6 121 (30.48%) Agile Software Development
7 117 (29.47%) CSS
8 116 (29.22%) MVC
9 106 (26.70%) Java
9 106 (26.70%) JavaScript
10 84 (21.16%) XML
11 81 (20.40%) SQL Server
11 81 (20.40%) Software Engineering
12 77 (19.40%) jQuery
13 74 (18.64%) Web Services
14 73 (18.39%) Oracle
15 72 (18.14%) Microsoft
16 65 (16.37%) TDD
16 65 (16.37%) Degree
16 65 (16.37%) ASP.NET MVC
17 57 (14.36%) C++
17 57 (14.36%) Linux
18 56 (14.11%) Ajax
19 49 (12.34%) Mentoring
20 45 (11.34%) Finance
21 42 (10.58%) Unit Testing
22 41 (10.33%) OO
23 39 (9.82%) SharePoint
24 38 (9.57%) Spring
24 38 (9.57%) Apple iOS

Senior Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 39 (9.82%) SharePoint
2 20 (5.04%) Tomcat
3 10 (2.52%) IIS
3 10 (2.52%) Apache
4 9 (2.27%) WebSphere
4 9 (2.27%) WordPress
4 9 (2.27%) Node.js
5 7 (1.76%) Facebook Platform
5 7 (1.76%) nginx
5 7 (1.76%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (1.51%) Jetty
6 6 (1.51%) Confluence
7 5 (1.26%) SAS
8 3 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.76%) GlassFish
9 2 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.50%) Mule
10 1 (0.25%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.25%) Drupal
10 1 (0.25%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 12 (3.02%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.76%) Photoshop
2 7 (1.76%) Mingle
3 6 (1.51%) MS Office
3 6 (1.51%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.50%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.25%) MS Project
5 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.25%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 8 (2.02%) Google Analytics
2 6 (1.51%) BusinessWorks
2 6 (1.51%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.51%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (1.01%) Agresso
4 4 (1.01%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.50%) INSURE/90
5 2 (0.50%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.25%) Maximo
6 1 (0.25%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.25%) GitHub
1 1 (0.25%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.27%) Internet
2 6 (1.51%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.50%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.50%) Intranet
4 1 (0.25%) SSL
4 1 (0.25%) HTTP
4 1 (0.25%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (20.40%) SQL Server
2 35 (8.82%) MySQL
3 24 (6.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (5.29%) Oracle Database
5 17 (4.28%) Relational Database
6 14 (3.53%) NoSQL
7 13 (3.27%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (3.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (2.52%) RDBMS
10 8 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (1.76%) Oracle Reports
11 7 (1.76%) RavenDB
11 7 (1.76%) Neo4j
11 7 (1.76%) Big Data
12 6 (1.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (1.26%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (1.26%) SQL Server 2005
14 4 (1.01%) DB2
15 3 (0.76%) Crystal Reports
15 3 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 31 (7.81%) Eclipse
2 27 (6.80%) Visual Studio
3 20 (5.04%) NUnit
3 20 (5.04%) Git (software)
4 19 (4.79%) Ant
5 18 (4.53%) JUnit
6 10 (2.52%) Subversion
6 10 (2.52%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (2.02%) Mercurial
7 8 (2.02%) Jenkins
8 7 (1.76%) TeamCity
8 7 (1.76%) MSTest
8 7 (1.76%) Maven
8 7 (1.76%) Oracle Forms
8 7 (1.76%) Octopus Deploy
9 6 (1.51%) VisualVM
9 6 (1.51%) IntelliJ
9 6 (1.51%) Xcode
9 6 (1.51%) FishEye
9 6 (1.51%) WebStorm
General
1 45 (11.34%) Finance
2 34 (8.56%) Games
3 27 (6.80%) Banking
4 17 (4.28%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.52%) Law
6 8 (2.02%) Legal
7 7 (1.76%) Marketing
8 6 (1.51%) Billing
8 6 (1.51%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.26%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.26%) Advertising
9 5 (1.26%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (1.26%) Front Office
10 3 (0.76%) Retail
11 2 (0.50%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.25%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (41.06%) .NET
2 130 (32.75%) ASP.NET
3 125 (31.49%) HTML
4 117 (29.47%) CSS
5 84 (21.16%) XML
6 77 (19.40%) jQuery
7 74 (18.64%) Web Services
8 65 (16.37%) ASP.NET MVC
9 56 (14.11%) Ajax
10 38 (9.57%) Spring
11 32 (8.06%) J2EE
12 31 (7.81%) SOAP
12 31 (7.81%) JSON
12 31 (7.81%) WCF
13 29 (7.30%) HTML5
14 26 (6.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 24 (6.05%) CSS3
16 23 (5.79%) .NET Framework
17 21 (5.29%) REST
18 20 (5.04%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 37 (9.32%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (5.29%) User Experience
3 17 (4.28%) Computer Science
4 16 (4.03%) Mobile App
5 11 (2.77%) Client/Server
6 8 (2.02%) Mathematics
6 8 (2.02%) Xbox
6 8 (2.02%) Inversion of Control
6 8 (2.02%) Social Media
7 6 (1.51%) Hedge funds
8 5 (1.26%) Visualisation
8 5 (1.26%) Biology
9 4 (1.01%) Smartphone
9 4 (1.01%) Derivative
9 4 (1.01%) N-Tier
10 3 (0.76%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.76%) Mobile Games
10 3 (0.76%) Equities
10 3 (0.76%) Social Network
10 3 (0.76%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 57 (14.36%) Linux
2 38 (9.57%) Apple iOS
3 37 (9.32%) UNIX
4 28 (7.05%) Android
5 26 (6.55%) Windows
6 7 (1.76%) CentOS
7 6 (1.51%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.50%) Solaris
9 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.25%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (30.48%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (29.22%) MVC
3 81 (20.40%) Software Engineering
4 65 (16.37%) TDD
5 49 (12.34%) Mentoring
6 42 (10.58%) Unit Testing
7 41 (10.33%) OO
8 36 (9.07%) Web Development
9 34 (8.56%) E-Commerce
10 33 (8.31%) Web Application Development
11 32 (8.06%) OOP
12 28 (7.05%) SOA
12 28 (7.05%) Scrum
13 24 (6.05%) Multithreading
14 22 (5.54%) Analytics
15 19 (4.79%) Business Analysis
16 17 (4.28%) Waterfall
17 16 (4.03%) UML
18 15 (3.78%) System Testing
19 13 (3.27%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 167 (42.07%) C#
2 153 (38.54%) SQL
3 106 (26.70%) Java
3 106 (26.70%) JavaScript
4 57 (14.36%) C++
5 33 (8.31%) PHP
6 31 (7.81%) Python
7 24 (6.05%) PL/SQL
8 23 (5.79%) Objective-C
9 19 (4.79%) Shell Script
10 16 (4.03%) RPG IV
10 16 (4.03%) RPG
11 15 (3.78%) VB.NET
11 15 (3.78%) T-SQL
12 14 (3.53%) Perl
13 13 (3.27%) Bash Shell
14 12 (3.02%) PHP5
15 10 (2.52%) VBScript
15 10 (2.52%) C
16 8 (2.02%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 65 (16.37%) Degree
2 11 (2.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (2.27%) MCTS
4 8 (2.02%) MCSD
5 7 (1.76%) MCSE
6 5 (1.26%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.25%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.53%) QA
2 7 (1.76%) SLA
3 1 (0.25%) WAI
System Software
1 3 (0.76%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (1.76%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 6 (1.51%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.25%) Ansible
3 1 (0.25%) Puppet
3 1 (0.25%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 73 (18.39%) Oracle
2 72 (18.14%) Microsoft
3 18 (4.53%) Google
4 17 (4.28%) IBM
5 15 (3.78%) JBoss
6 13 (3.27%) Zend
7 9 (2.27%) Facebook
7 9 (2.27%) TIBCO
8 6 (1.51%) webMethods
8 6 (1.51%) Perforce
8 6 (1.51%) Talend
8 6 (1.51%) Guidewire
8 6 (1.51%) Atlassian
9 4 (1.01%) Sencha
9 4 (1.01%) Adobe
10 3 (0.76%) HP
10 3 (0.76%) Unisys
11 2 (0.50%) Business Objects
11 2 (0.50%) SAP
11 2 (0.50%) Cognos
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