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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Programmer
Rank 762 696 747
Rank change year-on-year
-66 +51
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Programmer 140 248 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.21% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.22% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 123 218 115
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £38,650 £39,865 £35,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%

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
104585 111653 102685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.55% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 86393 91565 85529
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% 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 3 July 2015 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 3 July 2015. 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 -66 126 £50,000 - 19
London +3 56 £55,000 - 6
South East +2 26 £49,000 -10.90% 4
East of England +16 23 £47,500 +7.95% 5
Oxfordshire +19 12 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Cambridgeshire +3 11 £47,500 +12.89% 3
Essex - 11 £50,000 - 1
Reading -2 10 £49,000 +8.88%
Berkshire -3 10 £49,000 +3.15%
Yorkshire -7 10 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Scotland -12 9 £42,500 +6.25% 2
City of London +23 7 £72,500 +20.83% 3
Witney - 7 £45,000 -
Cambridge +25 6 £47,500 -24.00% 3
Mayfair - 6 £50,000 -
South Wales +1 5 £30,565 -
Peterborough -3 5 £38,650 -3.73%
Wales -7 5 £30,565 -
Cardiff -8 5 £30,565 -
West Yorkshire -10 5 £45,000 +12.50% 2
West Midlands -13 4 £55,000 +18.91%
Leicestershire +20 3 £36,500 -18.88% 1
Manchester -3 3 £40,000 -
Glasgow -3 3 £42,500 +6.25% 2
East Midlands -16 3 £36,500 -23.15% 1
North West -20 3 £40,000 -11.11%
Warwickshire - 3 £55,000 -
Leamington Spa - 3 £55,000 -
Aberdeen - 3 - -
Wakefield - 3 £45,000 - 2

Senior Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

1 124 (40.00%) .NET
2 115 (37.10%) C#
3 105 (33.87%) Agile Software Development
4 103 (33.23%) JavaScript
5 97 (31.29%) SQL
6 90 (29.03%) Java
7 89 (28.71%) Finance
8 87 (28.06%) HTML
9 76 (24.52%) MVC
10 71 (22.90%) SQL Server
11 69 (22.26%) Analytical Skills
12 67 (21.61%) ASP.NET
13 64 (20.65%) CSS
14 51 (16.45%) Degree
15 50 (16.13%) TDD
16 49 (15.81%) Computer Science
17 48 (15.48%) Banking
18 46 (14.84%) OO
18 46 (14.84%) .NET Framework
19 45 (14.52%) Scrum
20 44 (14.19%) Web Services
21 43 (13.87%) C++
22 41 (13.23%) Android
23 40 (12.90%) Visual Studio
24 38 (12.26%) Microsoft
24 38 (12.26%) ASP.NET MVC
25 37 (11.94%) Software Engineering
26 36 (11.61%) XML
26 36 (11.61%) Python
26 36 (11.61%) Apple iOS

Senior Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 16 (5.16%) Tomcat
2 9 (2.90%) JBoss
3 8 (2.58%) CICS
4 7 (2.26%) SharePoint
5 6 (1.94%) Apache Solr
6 5 (1.61%) CMS
6 5 (1.61%) Node.js
7 4 (1.29%) Sitecore CMS
7 4 (1.29%) OpenEdge
7 4 (1.29%) IBM Notes
7 4 (1.29%) IIS
8 3 (0.97%) SAS
8 3 (0.97%) Umbraco
8 3 (0.97%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.65%) EPiServer CMS
9 2 (0.65%) Drupal
9 2 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.32%) Commerce Server
10 1 (0.32%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 12 (3.87%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.61%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.97%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (0.97%) Fireworks
3 3 (0.97%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.32%) Mingle
4 1 (0.32%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (1.61%) INSURE/90
2 2 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.32%) BPCS
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.97%) Heroku
3 3 (0.97%) SaaS
4 1 (0.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.94%) HTTP
2 3 (0.97%) Internet
3 1 (0.32%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.32%) LAN
3 1 (0.32%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (22.90%) SQL Server
2 24 (7.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (7.10%) Data Warehouse
4 20 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (4.84%) SQL Server 2012
5 15 (4.84%) SQL Server 2005
6 14 (4.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (4.19%) DB2
8 10 (3.23%) NoSQL
9 9 (2.90%) Crystal Reports
10 8 (2.58%) MongoDB
11 7 (2.26%) Relational Database
11 7 (2.26%) MySQL
11 7 (2.26%) SQLite
12 4 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (1.29%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (1.29%) RDBMS
12 4 (1.29%) SAP BW
12 4 (1.29%) SAP BI
12 4 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 40 (12.90%) Visual Studio
2 30 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 22 (7.10%) Eclipse
4 15 (4.84%) NUnit
5 14 (4.52%) Git (software)
6 12 (3.87%) Xcode
7 10 (3.23%) NuGet
8 9 (2.90%) Jenkins
9 8 (2.58%) Subversion
10 7 (2.26%) Maven
10 7 (2.26%) JIRA
11 6 (1.94%) MSTest
11 6 (1.94%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 5 (1.61%) Hudson
12 5 (1.61%) Android Studio
13 4 (1.29%) Robolectric
14 3 (0.97%) Moq
14 3 (0.97%) ReSharper
14 3 (0.97%) Selenium
14 3 (0.97%) Dreamweaver
General
1 89 (28.71%) Finance
2 48 (15.48%) Banking
3 21 (6.77%) Games
4 18 (5.81%) Investment Banking
5 16 (5.16%) Telecoms
5 16 (5.16%) Front Office
6 7 (2.26%) Marketing
7 4 (1.29%) Retail
8 3 (0.97%) Back Office
9 2 (0.65%) Publishing
10 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.32%) Advertising
10 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.32%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (40.00%) .NET
2 87 (28.06%) HTML
3 67 (21.61%) ASP.NET
4 64 (20.65%) CSS
5 46 (14.84%) .NET Framework
6 44 (14.19%) Web Services
7 38 (12.26%) ASP.NET MVC
8 36 (11.61%) XML
9 33 (10.65%) jQuery
10 32 (10.32%) WCF
11 31 (10.00%) JSON
12 26 (8.39%) Entity Framework
13 25 (8.06%) HTML5
14 22 (7.10%) AngularJS
14 22 (7.10%) Spring
15 21 (6.77%) WinForms
15 21 (6.77%) REST
15 21 (6.77%) NHibernate
16 20 (6.45%) Ajax
17 15 (4.84%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 69 (22.26%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (15.81%) Computer Science
3 19 (6.13%) Hedge funds
3 19 (6.13%) User Experience
4 17 (5.48%) Social Media
5 16 (5.16%) Visualisation
6 15 (4.84%) Grid Computing
7 14 (4.52%) Mobile App
8 10 (3.23%) Mathematics
9 8 (2.58%) Mainframe
9 8 (2.58%) SWIFT
10 6 (1.94%) iSeries
11 5 (1.61%) Mobile Payment
11 5 (1.61%) Management Information System
11 5 (1.61%) Client/Server
11 5 (1.61%) Data Structures
12 4 (1.29%) Algorithms
12 4 (1.29%) Xbox
12 4 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (1.29%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 41 (13.23%) Android
2 36 (11.61%) Apple iOS
3 29 (9.35%) Windows
4 20 (6.45%) Linux
5 10 (3.23%) UNIX
6 2 (0.65%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.32%) OS/400
7 1 (0.32%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (33.87%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (24.52%) MVC
3 50 (16.13%) TDD
4 46 (14.84%) OO
5 45 (14.52%) Scrum
6 37 (11.94%) Software Engineering
7 34 (10.97%) Android Development
8 33 (10.65%) Mentoring
9 30 (9.68%) Unit Testing
10 28 (9.03%) SDLC
11 27 (8.71%) iOS Development
12 26 (8.39%) E-Commerce
13 25 (8.06%) Business Intelligence
14 24 (7.74%) OOP
14 24 (7.74%) Open Source
15 21 (6.77%) Mobile Development
16 20 (6.45%) Project Management
17 18 (5.81%) SOA
18 17 (5.48%) Waterfall
18 17 (5.48%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 115 (37.10%) C#
2 103 (33.23%) JavaScript
3 97 (31.29%) SQL
4 90 (29.03%) Java
5 43 (13.87%) C++
6 36 (11.61%) Python
7 29 (9.35%) Objective-C
8 18 (5.81%) T-SQL
9 15 (4.84%) VB
10 14 (4.52%) PHP
11 12 (3.87%) VB6
12 10 (3.23%) RPG
12 10 (3.23%) RPG IV
12 10 (3.23%) COBOL
13 9 (2.90%) RPG/400
14 8 (2.58%) PL/SQL
14 8 (2.58%) VB.NET
15 6 (1.94%) Perl
16 5 (1.61%) C
16 5 (1.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 51 (16.45%) Degree
2 4 (1.29%) PhD
2 4 (1.29%) Sun Certification
3 3 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.32%) MCSD
4 1 (0.32%) MCSE
4 1 (0.32%) SAS Certification
4 1 (0.32%) MCTS
4 1 (0.32%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.26%) QA
2 1 (0.32%) CDISC
2 1 (0.32%) GAAP
System Software
1 1 (0.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (0.97%) Nagios
2 1 (0.32%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (0.32%) StatsD
2 1 (0.32%) logstash
2 1 (0.32%) Kibana
Vendors
1 38 (12.26%) Microsoft
2 29 (9.35%) Oracle
3 19 (6.13%) Informatica
4 11 (3.55%) Google
5 6 (1.94%) EPiServer
5 6 (1.94%) Appcelerator
5 6 (1.94%) Perforce
6 4 (1.29%) Lotus
6 4 (1.29%) SAP
6 4 (1.29%) Progress
6 4 (1.29%) Unisys
6 4 (1.29%) Facebook
6 4 (1.29%) Sitecore
6 4 (1.29%) Tableau
7 3 (0.97%) Xamarin
7 3 (0.97%) Splunk
7 3 (0.97%) Adobe
8 2 (0.65%) Apple
8 2 (0.65%) Minitab
8 2 (0.65%) Yahoo!
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