The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Senior Programmer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Programmer
UK
Rank 771 746 769
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Programmer 80 196 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.095% 0.19% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.099% 0.20% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 71 172 161
Median salary £52,500 £54,750 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £30,565
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%

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
80972 97334 101928
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.31% 96.44% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 67196 81538 83871
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Senior Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Senior Programmer in the job title.

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 28 February 2017 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Programmer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -21 76 £52,500 -4.54% 8
East of England +21 26 £52,500 +5.00% 2
London -2 15 £70,000 +7.69% 3
South East +25 13 £62,500 +31.57% 2
Essex +15 13 £52,500 -16.00% 1
South West +27 11 £50,000 +33.33%
Colchester +4 10 £52,500 -16.00%
Swindon - 8 £45,000 -
Wiltshire - 8 £45,000 -
North West -11 7 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Crawley +12 6 £62,500 +13.63%
Hertfordshire +9 6 £60,000 -
West Sussex +4 6 £62,500 +13.63%
Lancashire 0 6 £40,000 +14.28%
Cambridgeshire -4 6 £48,750 +5.40% 1
Preston - 6 £40,000 -
Watford - 6 £60,000 -
Yorkshire +12 4 £43,750 -12.50%
Oxfordshire +6 3 £30,764 -23.09%
Oxford +5 3 £30,764 -31.63%
Somerset - 3 £50,000 -
Scotland +17 2 - - 1
West Yorkshire +16 2 £34,500 -21.14%
Cambridge +6 2 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Bradford - 2 £34,500 -
Reading +41 1 £80,000 +39.13%
Berkshire +33 1 £80,000 +45.45% 1
Glasgow +26 1 - -
City of London +20 1 £50,000 -20.00%
South Wales +16 1 £55,000 +65.79%

Senior Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, Senior Programmer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Senior Programmer in the job title.

1 89 (51.15%) Java
2 79 (45.40%) HTML
3 78 (44.83%) JavaScript
4 71 (40.80%) Agile Software Development
5 68 (39.08%) CSS
6 64 (36.78%) Degree
7 58 (33.33%) SQL
8 52 (29.89%) Oracle
9 48 (27.59%) Software Engineering
10 42 (24.14%) C++
11 41 (23.56%) Computer Science
11 41 (23.56%) Unit Testing
12 35 (20.11%) TDD
12 35 (20.11%) Linux
13 34 (19.54%) OOP
14 32 (18.39%) Finance
15 30 (17.24%) OO
15 30 (17.24%) E-Commerce
16 29 (16.67%) C#
16 29 (16.67%) J2EE
16 29 (16.67%) Relational Database
17 28 (16.09%) MongoDB
17 28 (16.09%) Ajax
18 27 (15.52%) MySQL
19 26 (14.94%) .NET
19 26 (14.94%) MVC
20 25 (14.37%) WebSphere
21 24 (13.79%) HTML5
21 24 (13.79%) JBoss
22 23 (13.22%) Games

Senior Programmer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 25 (14.37%) WebSphere
2 24 (13.79%) JBoss
3 21 (12.07%) WebLogic
4 18 (10.34%) Apache
5 13 (7.47%) Tomcat
6 4 (2.30%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.30%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (1.72%) SAS
8 2 (1.15%) Apache Spark
8 2 (1.15%) CICS
8 2 (1.15%) CMS
8 2 (1.15%) Confluence
9 1 (0.57%) IIS
9 1 (0.57%) Kentico
9 1 (0.57%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 7 (4.02%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (2.30%) Oracle Retail
3 3 (1.72%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (1.72%) Oracle ASCP
4 1 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.87%) Internet
2 4 (2.30%) iBeacon
3 2 (1.15%) DNS
4 1 (0.57%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.57%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 28 (16.09%) MongoDB
3 27 (15.52%) MySQL
4 23 (13.22%) Oracle Database
5 22 (12.64%) NoSQL
6 15 (8.62%) SQL Server
7 12 (6.90%) Neo4j
7 12 (6.90%) QlikView
8 10 (5.75%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (5.75%) Redis
9 8 (4.60%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (4.60%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (4.02%) RDBMS
11 6 (3.45%) DB2
12 5 (2.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 5 (2.87%) Blockchain
12 5 (2.87%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (1.72%) Electronic Patient Records
13 3 (1.72%) OpenQM
13 3 (1.72%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 16 (9.20%) Git (software)
2 14 (8.05%) Subversion
3 13 (7.47%) Eclipse
4 12 (6.90%) Jenkins
4 12 (6.90%) Maven
5 11 (6.32%) Selenium
6 10 (5.75%) Ant
6 10 (5.75%) Cucumber
7 9 (5.17%) JMeter
7 9 (5.17%) JUnit
8 8 (4.60%) JIRA
9 7 (4.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (3.45%) Gradle
11 5 (2.87%) Babel
11 5 (2.87%) IntelliJ
11 5 (2.87%) Liquibase
11 5 (2.87%) Mockito
11 5 (2.87%) Robot Framework
11 5 (2.87%) webpack
12 4 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 32 (18.39%) Finance
2 23 (13.22%) Games
3 19 (10.92%) Telecoms
4 17 (9.77%) Banking
5 7 (4.02%) Marketing
5 7 (4.02%) Retail
6 4 (2.30%) Publishing
7 3 (1.72%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.15%) Front Office
9 1 (0.57%) Advertising
9 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.57%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.57%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (45.40%) HTML
2 68 (39.08%) CSS
3 29 (16.67%) J2EE
4 28 (16.09%) Ajax
5 26 (14.94%) .NET
6 24 (13.79%) HTML5
7 23 (13.22%) Spring
8 22 (12.64%) Swing
9 21 (12.07%) REST
10 20 (11.49%) CSS3
10 20 (11.49%) XML
11 18 (10.34%) Web Services
12 17 (9.77%) jQuery
13 16 (9.20%) Hibernate
14 15 (8.62%) JSP
15 13 (7.47%) .NET Framework
16 12 (6.90%) JPA
16 12 (6.90%) WCF
17 10 (5.75%) ASP.NET
17 10 (5.75%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 41 (23.56%) Computer Science
2 11 (6.32%) iSeries
3 9 (5.17%) AS400
4 6 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.87%) User Experience
6 4 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.30%) Internet of Things
6 4 (2.30%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.72%) Derivative
8 2 (1.15%) Fintech
9 1 (0.57%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.57%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.57%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.57%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.57%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.57%) Mobile Games
9 1 (0.57%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.57%) Online Games
9 1 (0.57%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 35 (20.11%) Linux
2 6 (3.45%) Unix
3 5 (2.87%) Android
4 3 (1.72%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.57%) Solaris
5 1 (0.57%) Windows
5 1 (0.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (40.80%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (27.59%) Software Engineering
3 41 (23.56%) Unit Testing
4 35 (20.11%) TDD
5 34 (19.54%) OOP
6 30 (17.24%) E-Commerce
6 30 (17.24%) OO
7 26 (14.94%) MVC
8 22 (12.64%) Open Source
9 19 (10.92%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (9.77%) SDLC
11 16 (9.20%) Feasibility Study
11 16 (9.20%) Scrum
12 15 (8.62%) Multithreading
13 12 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (6.90%) Mathematics
13 12 (6.90%) Mentoring
13 12 (6.90%) Multithreaded Programming
14 10 (5.75%) Microservices
14 10 (5.75%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 89 (51.15%) Java
2 78 (44.83%) JavaScript
3 58 (33.33%) SQL
4 42 (24.14%) C++
5 29 (16.67%) C#
6 21 (12.07%) C
7 12 (6.90%) Assembly Language
7 12 (6.90%) RPG
8 11 (6.32%) Python
9 10 (5.75%) PHP
10 8 (4.60%) Scala
10 8 (4.60%) Shell Script
11 7 (4.02%) Go
11 7 (4.02%) PL/SQL
12 6 (3.45%) RPG IV
13 5 (2.87%) ES6
13 5 (2.87%) T-SQL
14 4 (2.30%) Perl
14 4 (2.30%) RPG/400
15 3 (1.72%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 64 (36.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.72%) HL7
1 3 (1.72%) QA
2 1 (0.57%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (4.02%) Docker
2 1 (0.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (2.87%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.72%) Ansible
3 1 (0.57%) Terraform
Vendors
1 52 (29.89%) Oracle
2 12 (6.90%) IBM
3 5 (2.87%) Solace
3 5 (2.87%) Sybase
3 5 (2.87%) TIBCO
4 4 (2.30%) Retek
4 4 (2.30%) Unisys
5 3 (1.72%) jBASE
5 3 (1.72%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.15%) Cloudera
6 2 (1.15%) Hortonworks
6 2 (1.15%) hybris
6 2 (1.15%) Splunk
6 2 (1.15%) VMware
7 1 (0.57%) Informatica
7 1 (0.57%) Perforce
7 1 (0.57%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.57%) Sony
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