The median annual salary for a Senior Programmer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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

Senior Programmer
England / East of England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 247 229 266
Rank change year-on-year -18 +37  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Programmer 8 26 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.13% 0.38% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.40% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 8 25 18
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +15.78%  
90% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £41,000 £38,650
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £50,750
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £48,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +2.63%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5931 6542 8017
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 97.26% 96.22% 97.48%
Number of salaries quoted 4844 5548 6606
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Senior Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England that featured Senior Programmer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Programmer in the East of England

Senior Programmer
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Senior Programmer in the East of England

Senior Programmer
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Programmer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
Hertfordshire -4 5 £62,500 +42.85% 1
Essex -9 2 £53,750 -14.00% 1
Cambridgeshire -14 1 £57,500 +27.77% 2
Senior Programmer
England

Senior Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 across the East of England region featuring Senior Programmer in the job title.

1 21 (65.63%) Java
2 20 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (50.00%) OOP
3 16 (50.00%) OO
4 15 (46.88%) JavaScript
5 14 (43.75%) Oracle
5 14 (43.75%) E-Commerce
5 14 (43.75%) Degree
6 13 (40.63%) Computer Science
7 12 (37.50%) TDD
7 12 (37.50%) CSS
7 12 (37.50%) HTML
8 10 (31.25%) Software Engineering
8 10 (31.25%) Unit Testing
9 9 (28.13%) REST
9 9 (28.13%) J2EE
9 9 (28.13%) JBoss
9 9 (28.13%) Swing
9 9 (28.13%) Relational Database
10 8 (25.00%) Web Services
10 8 (25.00%) .NET
10 8 (25.00%) C#
11 7 (21.88%) Ajax
11 7 (21.88%) Android Development
11 7 (21.88%) Android
11 7 (21.88%) Amazon AWS
11 7 (21.88%) Android Studio
11 7 (21.88%) Mobile Development
12 6 (18.75%) iBeacon
12 6 (18.75%) User Experience

Senior Programmer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 9 (28.13%) JBoss
2 6 (18.75%) WebLogic
2 6 (18.75%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.13%) Apache
Business Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (15.63%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) iBeacon
2 1 (3.13%) HTTP
2 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (28.13%) Relational Database
2 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
3 4 (12.50%) Oracle Database
4 3 (9.38%) MySQL
4 3 (9.38%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Android Studio
2 3 (9.38%) Ant
2 3 (9.38%) Gradle
2 3 (9.38%) Maven
3 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.13%) Subversion
General
1 6 (18.75%) Retail
2 5 (15.63%) Marketing
3 1 (3.13%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (37.50%) CSS
1 12 (37.50%) HTML
2 9 (28.13%) J2EE
2 9 (28.13%) REST
2 9 (28.13%) Swing
3 8 (25.00%) .NET
3 8 (25.00%) Web Services
4 7 (21.88%) Ajax
5 6 (18.75%) Spring
6 5 (15.63%) .NET Framework
7 4 (12.50%) Java EE
7 4 (12.50%) Java SE
8 3 (9.38%) AngularJS
8 3 (9.38%) Hibernate
8 3 (9.38%) JMS
8 3 (9.38%) JPA
8 3 (9.38%) JSP
8 3 (9.38%) Servlets
8 3 (9.38%) Spring MVC
9 2 (6.25%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (40.63%) Computer Science
2 6 (18.75%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (18.75%) User Experience
3 5 (15.63%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.13%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Android
2 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (50.00%) OO
2 16 (50.00%) OOP
3 14 (43.75%) E-Commerce
4 12 (37.50%) TDD
5 10 (31.25%) Software Engineering
5 10 (31.25%) Unit Testing
6 7 (21.88%) Android Development
6 7 (21.88%) Mobile Development
7 6 (18.75%) Push Notifications
7 6 (18.75%) Scrum
7 6 (18.75%) Software Architecture
8 5 (15.63%) MVC
9 3 (9.38%) E-business
9 3 (9.38%) SDLC
10 2 (6.25%) Front End Development
11 1 (3.13%) IT Strategy
11 1 (3.13%) Kanban
11 1 (3.13%) Multithreaded Programming
11 1 (3.13%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 21 (65.63%) Java
2 15 (46.88%) JavaScript
3 8 (25.00%) C#
4 5 (15.63%) SQL
5 2 (6.25%) C
5 2 (6.25%) C++
5 2 (6.25%) Perl
5 2 (6.25%) PHP
6 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.13%) Objective-C
6 1 (3.13%) Python
6 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (43.75%) Degree
2 4 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 14 (43.75%) Oracle
2 5 (15.63%) Retek
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
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