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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Programmer
Rank 790 778 791
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Programmer 120 192 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.19% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 109 158 153
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,173 £38,200 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%

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
94118 103558 110626
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.35% 96.21% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 79197 85888 89230
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £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 30 August 2016 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 30 August 2016. 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 trends)
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 -37 111 £52,500 +5.00% 12
London -31 34 £70,000 +14.28% 2
South East +20 25 £40,000 -14.43% 2
East of England +6 17 £62,500 +47.05% 2
West Midlands - 15 £45,000 - 3
North West +24 10 £45,000 +12.50%
Essex +8 10 £62,500 +47.05%
Oxfordshire 0 9 £40,000 -11.11%
Colchester - 9 £62,500 -
Yorkshire +34 8 £55,000 - 1
West Yorkshire +25 8 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Crawley - 8 £33,173 -
West Sussex - 8 £33,173 -
Cambridgeshire -5 7 £42,500 +9.96% 2
Wales +7 6 £33,173 -
Warwickshire - 6 £47,500 -
South Wales +11 5 £33,173 -
Cardiff +6 5 £33,173 -
Birmingham - 5 £45,000 - 1
Brentford - 5 £33,173 -
Peterborough -3 4 £38,250 +15.30% 2
Surrey +31 3 £75,000 +50.00%
Scotland +15 3 £47,500 +8.57% 1
Epsom - 3 £75,000 -
Ealing +27 2 £70,000 +12.00%
South West +3 2 £47,500 -13.63%
Cambridge -1 2 £45,000 -5.26%
Reading -3 2 £61,250 +25.00%
Berkshire -4 2 £61,250 +25.00%
Oxford -6 2 £50,000 +17.64%

Senior Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, 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 90 (39.13%) JavaScript
2 89 (38.70%) Java
3 88 (38.26%) HTML
4 78 (33.91%) Agile Software Development
5 76 (33.04%) SQL
6 75 (32.61%) Software Engineering
6 75 (32.61%) Degree
7 67 (29.13%) .NET
8 66 (28.70%) C#
9 56 (24.35%) CSS
10 53 (23.04%) SQL Server
11 49 (21.30%) C++
12 47 (20.43%) OO
12 47 (20.43%) Computer Science
13 45 (19.57%) Finance
13 45 (19.57%) TDD
14 43 (18.70%) Oracle
15 40 (17.39%) Games
15 40 (17.39%) MVC
16 38 (16.52%) ASP.NET
17 35 (15.22%) OOP
18 34 (14.78%) Ajax
18 34 (14.78%) Unit Testing
19 33 (14.35%) XML
20 32 (13.91%) Relational Database
21 30 (13.04%) Python
22 29 (12.61%) J2EE
22 29 (12.61%) NoSQL
23 28 (12.17%) Microsoft
24 27 (11.74%) JBoss

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 27 (11.74%) JBoss
2 21 (9.13%) WebLogic
2 21 (9.13%) WebSphere
3 14 (6.09%) Apache Spark
4 9 (3.91%) Tomcat
5 8 (3.48%) Apache
6 5 (2.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (2.17%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.74%) IIS
8 3 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.87%) SAS
10 1 (0.43%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.43%) CICS
10 1 (0.43%) CMS
10 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.43%) Jetty
10 1 (0.43%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.43%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (3.04%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.17%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.30%) MS Project
4 1 (0.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.43%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.09%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.74%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (1.30%) GitHub
5 2 (0.87%) Rackspace Cloud
6 1 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.43%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.43%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.96%) Internet
2 5 (2.17%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.30%) FTP
3 3 (1.30%) HTTP
4 2 (0.87%) SMTP
4 2 (0.87%) SNA
5 1 (0.43%) DNS
5 1 (0.43%) Firewall
5 1 (0.43%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (23.04%) SQL Server
2 32 (13.91%) Relational Database
3 29 (12.61%) NoSQL
4 25 (10.87%) Oracle Database
5 13 (5.65%) Hadoop
6 12 (5.22%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (5.22%) MySQL
7 11 (4.78%) Event Store
7 11 (4.78%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (4.35%) RDBMS
8 10 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (3.91%) Big Data
10 8 (3.48%) Apache Hive
10 8 (3.48%) HBase
10 8 (3.48%) MongoDB
10 8 (3.48%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (3.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (2.61%) Impala
12 6 (2.61%) Redis
12 6 (2.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 25 (10.87%) Visual Studio
2 18 (7.83%) Subversion
3 14 (6.09%) Git (software)
4 12 (5.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (3.91%) Cucumber
5 9 (3.91%) Eclipse
5 9 (3.91%) JUnit
6 6 (2.61%) TeamCity
7 5 (2.17%) JIRA
8 4 (1.74%) Selenium
9 3 (1.30%) Jenkins
9 3 (1.30%) JIRA Agile
9 3 (1.30%) Maven
10 2 (0.87%) Ant
10 2 (0.87%) Vagrant
11 1 (0.43%) MorphX
11 1 (0.43%) Oracle Forms
General
1 45 (19.57%) Finance
2 40 (17.39%) Games
3 23 (10.00%) Banking
4 21 (9.13%) Telecoms
5 18 (7.83%) Manufacturing
6 10 (4.35%) Marketing
7 4 (1.74%) Billing
8 2 (0.87%) Advertising
8 2 (0.87%) Retail
9 1 (0.43%) Front Office
9 1 (0.43%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (38.26%) HTML
2 67 (29.13%) .NET
3 56 (24.35%) CSS
4 38 (16.52%) ASP.NET
5 34 (14.78%) Ajax
6 33 (14.35%) XML
7 29 (12.61%) J2EE
8 20 (8.70%) AngularJS
8 20 (8.70%) Swing
8 20 (8.70%) WCF
9 18 (7.83%) Spring
10 16 (6.96%) JSON
11 15 (6.52%) Hibernate
11 15 (6.52%) RabbitMQ
11 15 (6.52%) WinForms
12 14 (6.09%) HTML5
12 14 (6.09%) jQuery
13 13 (5.65%) .NET Framework
13 13 (5.65%) ASP.NET MVC
13 13 (5.65%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 47 (20.43%) Computer Science
2 14 (6.09%) User Experience
3 13 (5.65%) Mathematics
4 12 (5.22%) AS400
5 11 (4.78%) Internet of Things
6 10 (4.35%) iSeries
7 8 (3.48%) Digital Media
8 7 (3.04%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (3.04%) Data Integration
8 7 (3.04%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (3.04%) Virtual Team
9 6 (2.61%) Mobile App
10 5 (2.17%) Client/Server
10 5 (2.17%) Mainframe
10 5 (2.17%) Raspberry Pi
11 4 (1.74%) Mobile Payment
12 3 (1.30%) Cloud Native
12 3 (1.30%) Driving Licence
12 3 (1.30%) Mobile Games
12 3 (1.30%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 21 (9.13%) Android
1 21 (9.13%) Apple iOS
1 21 (9.13%) Unix
2 20 (8.70%) Windows
3 18 (7.83%) Linux
4 3 (1.30%) MVS
5 2 (0.87%) Mac OS X
5 2 (0.87%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (0.87%) zOS
6 1 (0.43%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (33.91%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (32.61%) Software Engineering
3 47 (20.43%) OO
4 45 (19.57%) TDD
5 40 (17.39%) MVC
6 35 (15.22%) OOP
7 34 (14.78%) Unit Testing
8 24 (10.43%) Open Source
9 23 (10.00%) Mentoring
10 22 (9.57%) E-Commerce
11 20 (8.70%) Scrum
12 19 (8.26%) Continuous Integration
13 18 (7.83%) Continuous Improvement
13 18 (7.83%) Project Management
14 16 (6.96%) Feasibility Study
15 15 (6.52%) Multithreading
16 14 (6.09%) Prototyping
17 12 (5.22%) PRINCE2
18 11 (4.78%) Analytics
18 11 (4.78%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 90 (39.13%) JavaScript
2 89 (38.70%) Java
3 76 (33.04%) SQL
4 66 (28.70%) C#
5 49 (21.30%) C++
6 30 (13.04%) Python
7 18 (7.83%) RPG
8 14 (6.09%) Perl
8 14 (6.09%) Scala
8 14 (6.09%) VB.NET
9 12 (5.22%) PL/SQL
9 12 (5.22%) RPG IV
9 12 (5.22%) T-SQL
10 11 (4.78%) F#
11 10 (4.35%) Tcl
12 6 (2.61%) C
12 6 (2.61%) Objective-C
12 6 (2.61%) Shell Script
13 5 (2.17%) ActionScript
13 5 (2.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 75 (32.61%) Degree
2 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.35%) QA
2 1 (0.43%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 12 (5.22%) Docker
2 8 (3.48%) HDFS
3 2 (0.87%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 2 (0.87%) RACF
3 2 (0.87%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 6 (2.61%) Ansible
2 3 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.30%) Puppet
2 3 (1.30%) Salt
3 1 (0.43%) Kibana
3 1 (0.43%) logstash
Vendors
1 43 (18.70%) Oracle
2 28 (12.17%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.17%) Adobe
3 5 (2.17%) Perforce
4 4 (1.74%) Guidewire
5 3 (1.30%) IBM
5 3 (1.30%) Unisys
6 2 (0.87%) Cloudera
6 2 (0.87%) Hortonworks
6 2 (0.87%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.43%) Autodesk
7 1 (0.43%) BMC
7 1 (0.43%) Computacenter
7 1 (0.43%) Remedy
7 1 (0.43%) SAP
7 1 (0.43%) Siebel
7 1 (0.43%) Solace
7 1 (0.43%) Sybase
7 1 (0.43%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.43%) TOWER Software
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Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
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Posted: 5 days ago
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set2recruit
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum
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Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
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Salary: £75,000 to £90,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Attractive Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £32000.00 - £44000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Aylesbury
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Salary: £50 - £51 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Peterborough
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Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
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Posted: 15 days ago
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