Period
to 19 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Programmer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Programmer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 321 338 337
Rank change year-on-year +17 -1 +89
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Programmer 13 1 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.12% 0.009% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.010% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 51
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £50,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.00% -28.57% +23.89%
10th Percentile £61,250 £50,000 £51,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £50,000 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% +15.04%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 9,955 10,263 13,755
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.95% 96.56% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 8,891 9,355 12,154
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,000 £33,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £88,750
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% +3.60% +0.91%

Senior Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Senior Programmer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Programmer in the City of London

Senior Programmer
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Programmer in the City of London.

Salary trend for Senior Programmer in the City of London

Senior Programmer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Programmer in the City of London over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Programmer in the City of London

Senior Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 across the City of London region featuring Senior Programmer in the job title.

1 11 (84.62%) SQL
1 11 (84.62%) Finance
2 10 (76.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (76.92%) Degree
2 10 (76.92%) Mathematics
2 10 (76.92%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (76.92%) Investment Management
2 10 (76.92%) Microsoft Office Automation
2 10 (76.92%) Office Automation
2 10 (76.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (76.92%) Unix
2 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) SQL Server
2 10 (76.92%) Sybase
2 10 (76.92%) Crystal Reports
2 10 (76.92%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 10 (76.92%) BusinessObjects
2 10 (76.92%) Shell Script
2 10 (76.92%) C#
3 9 (69.23%) T-SQL
3 9 (69.23%) Asset Management
4 8 (61.54%) Portfolio Management
5 7 (53.85%) DevOps
5 7 (53.85%) Mentoring
5 7 (53.85%) VB
5 7 (53.85%) .NET
5 7 (53.85%) SharePoint
6 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
6 3 (23.08%) WPF

Senior Programmer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 7 (53.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (76.92%) BusinessObjects
1 10 (76.92%) Crystal Reports
1 10 (76.92%) SQL Server
1 10 (76.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 10 (76.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
General
1 11 (84.62%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
2 1 (7.69%) Front Office
2 1 (7.69%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) .NET
2 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
2 3 (23.08%) WPF
3 1 (7.69%) CSS
3 1 (7.69%) Dojo
3 1 (7.69%) Dropwizard
3 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
3 1 (7.69%) JSP
3 1 (7.69%) NHibernate
3 1 (7.69%) RESTful
3 1 (7.69%) Spring
3 1 (7.69%) Web Services
3 1 (7.69%) XML
3 1 (7.69%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Unix
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Continuous Integration
1 10 (76.92%) Investment Management
1 10 (76.92%) Mathematics
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft Office Automation
1 10 (76.92%) Office Automation
2 9 (69.23%) Asset Management
3 8 (61.54%) Portfolio Management
4 7 (53.85%) DevOps
4 7 (53.85%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) Data Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Microservices
5 1 (7.69%) OO
5 1 (7.69%) RAD
5 1 (7.69%) Scrum
5 1 (7.69%) TDD
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) SQL
2 10 (76.92%) C#
2 10 (76.92%) Shell Script
3 9 (69.23%) T-SQL
4 7 (53.85%) VB
5 2 (15.38%) Java
6 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
1 10 (76.92%) Sybase
2 1 (7.69%) Infragistics
2 1 (7.69%) webMethods