The median annual salary for a Senior Programmer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Programmer
England / East of England
Rank 219 239 258
Rank change year-on-year +20 +19  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Programmer 23 36 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.38% 0.49% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.51% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 23 31 17
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £33,173 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £48,750 £48,045 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.46% +1.14%  

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 5775 7042 7151
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 96.07% 96.28% 97.31%
Number of salaries quoted 4619 5689 5743
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.44% +2.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Programmer in the East of England over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram 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 23 March 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
Essex +2 12 £52,500 -16.00% 1
Hertfordshire +20 8 £60,000 +26.31% 1
Cambridgeshire +10 2 £48,750 +2.63%
Suffolk - 1 £32,500 -
Senior Programmer
England

Senior Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 35 (67.31%) Degree
2 33 (63.46%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (59.62%) Java
4 29 (55.77%) JavaScript
5 27 (51.92%) Computer Science
6 25 (48.08%) HTML
6 25 (48.08%) CSS
7 24 (46.15%) OOP
7 24 (46.15%) E-Commerce
7 24 (46.15%) Oracle
8 23 (44.23%) Software Engineering
9 22 (42.31%) OO
10 21 (40.38%) JBoss
11 20 (38.46%) Ajax
12 19 (36.54%) Relational Database
12 19 (36.54%) Swing
12 19 (36.54%) J2EE
13 17 (32.69%) WebLogic
13 17 (32.69%) WebSphere
14 15 (28.85%) Oracle Database
15 14 (26.92%) TDD
16 12 (23.08%) SQL
17 11 (21.15%) Unit Testing
18 10 (19.23%) Open Source
18 10 (19.23%) .NET
19 9 (17.31%) .NET Framework
20 8 (15.38%) MVC
21 7 (13.46%) Finance
21 7 (13.46%) Scrum
21 7 (13.46%) WCF

Senior Programmer Skill Set
Top Related 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 21 (40.38%) JBoss
2 17 (32.69%) WebLogic
2 17 (32.69%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (9.62%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.69%) Internet
2 3 (5.77%) iBeacon
3 1 (1.92%) HTTP
3 1 (1.92%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (36.54%) Relational Database
2 15 (28.85%) Oracle Database
3 6 (11.54%) SQL Server
4 4 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.85%) MySQL
5 2 (3.85%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Android Studio
2 2 (3.85%) Ant
2 2 (3.85%) Gradle
2 2 (3.85%) Maven
General
1 7 (13.46%) Finance
2 6 (11.54%) Retail
3 5 (9.62%) Marketing
4 4 (7.69%) Banking
4 4 (7.69%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.92%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (48.08%) CSS
1 25 (48.08%) HTML
2 20 (38.46%) Ajax
3 19 (36.54%) J2EE
3 19 (36.54%) Swing
4 10 (19.23%) .NET
5 9 (17.31%) .NET Framework
6 7 (13.46%) REST
6 7 (13.46%) WCF
7 6 (11.54%) Spring
8 5 (9.62%) ASP.NET
8 5 (9.62%) CSS3
8 5 (9.62%) HTML5
8 5 (9.62%) Java SE
9 4 (7.69%) AngularJS
9 4 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 4 (7.69%) JPA
9 4 (7.69%) Web Services
10 3 (5.77%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 27 (51.92%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.62%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (7.69%) Internet of Things
4 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.77%) User Experience
5 2 (3.85%) Fintech
5 2 (3.85%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.77%) Android
2 2 (3.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (63.46%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (46.15%) E-Commerce
2 24 (46.15%) OOP
3 23 (44.23%) Software Engineering
4 22 (42.31%) OO
5 14 (26.92%) TDD
6 11 (21.15%) Unit Testing
7 10 (19.23%) Open Source
8 8 (15.38%) MVC
9 7 (13.46%) Scrum
9 7 (13.46%) SDLC
10 5 (9.62%) Software Architecture
11 4 (7.69%) E-business
11 4 (7.69%) Feasibility Study
11 4 (7.69%) Test Scripting
12 3 (5.77%) Front End Development
12 3 (5.77%) Mobile Development
12 3 (5.77%) Push Notifications
12 3 (5.77%) UML
12 3 (5.77%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 31 (59.62%) Java
2 29 (55.77%) JavaScript
3 12 (23.08%) SQL
4 6 (11.54%) C#
5 5 (9.62%) C
5 5 (9.62%) C++
6 4 (7.69%) Perl
6 4 (7.69%) Python
6 4 (7.69%) Shell Script
7 3 (5.77%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.85%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.92%) PHP
Qualifications
1 35 (67.31%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) QA
Vendors
1 24 (46.15%) Oracle
2 5 (9.62%) Retek
3 4 (7.69%) Unisys
4 1 (1.92%) hybris
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