The median annual salary for a Senior Programmer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in 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
UK / England
Rank 757 773 769
Rank change year-on-year +16 -4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Programmer 70 147 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.089% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.16% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 63 130 132
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £40,000 £42,286
10% offered a salary of more than £78,500 £90,000 £75,000
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 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
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 75739 92695 95199
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.28% 96.42% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 63358 78403 78502
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
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 England

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Programmer in England

Senior Programmer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Senior Programmer in England

Senior Programmer
Salary Histogram in England

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

Salary histogram for Senior Programmer in England

Senior Programmer
Job Locations in 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 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
East of England +20 23 £52,500 +5.00% 2
South East +51 14 £55,000 +4.76% 2
South West +31 11 £45,000 +20.00% 3
North West -7 11 £40,000 +14.28% 1
London +25 7 £68,750 +5.76% 2
Yorkshire +26 4 £43,750 -12.50%
Senior Programmer
UK

Senior Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in 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 England region featuring Senior Programmer in the job title.

1 81 (57.04%) Java
2 67 (47.18%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (40.85%) JavaScript
4 57 (40.14%) HTML
5 51 (35.92%) Degree
6 50 (35.21%) Oracle
7 47 (33.10%) CSS
8 46 (32.39%) SQL
9 45 (31.69%) Software Engineering
10 39 (27.46%) Computer Science
11 34 (23.94%) C++
12 32 (22.54%) Linux
12 32 (22.54%) Unit Testing
13 31 (21.83%) TDD
14 29 (20.42%) OOP
15 28 (19.72%) OO
16 27 (19.01%) E-Commerce
17 24 (16.90%) Finance
18 23 (16.20%) Relational Database
18 23 (16.20%) SDLC
19 22 (15.49%) Oracle Database
19 22 (15.49%) C
19 22 (15.49%) J2EE
20 21 (14.79%) Spring
20 21 (14.79%) MySQL
20 21 (14.79%) .NET
20 21 (14.79%) JBoss
21 20 (14.08%) MVC
21 20 (14.08%) Ajax
22 19 (13.38%) Swing

Senior Programmer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 (14.79%) JBoss
2 18 (12.68%) WebLogic
3 17 (11.97%) WebSphere
4 14 (9.86%) Apache
5 9 (6.34%) Tomcat
6 4 (2.82%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.11%) CMS
8 2 (1.41%) CICS
8 2 (1.41%) IIS
8 2 (1.41%) Kentico
9 1 (0.70%) Confluence
9 1 (0.70%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.70%) SAS
9 1 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (5.63%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (3.52%) Oracle Retail
3 4 (2.82%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (2.11%) Oracle ASCP
5 1 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.70%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.70%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.70%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.75%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.23%) DNS
2 5 (3.52%) Internet
3 3 (2.11%) HTTP
3 3 (2.11%) iBeacon
4 2 (1.41%) FTP
5 1 (0.70%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.70%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (16.20%) Relational Database
2 22 (15.49%) Oracle Database
3 21 (14.79%) MySQL
4 17 (11.97%) NoSQL
5 13 (9.15%) SQL Server
6 12 (8.45%) MongoDB
7 10 (7.04%) DB2
7 10 (7.04%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (5.63%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (4.23%) Redis
10 5 (3.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 5 (3.52%) Blockchain
10 5 (3.52%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (3.52%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (3.52%) RDBMS
11 4 (2.82%) Big Data
11 4 (2.82%) Electronic Patient Records
11 4 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (2.11%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 3 (2.11%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 13 (9.15%) Maven
2 11 (7.75%) Ant
3 10 (7.04%) Git (software)
3 10 (7.04%) Jenkins
3 10 (7.04%) Selenium
4 9 (6.34%) Cucumber
4 9 (6.34%) JUnit
4 9 (6.34%) Subversion
5 7 (4.93%) Gradle
6 6 (4.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (4.23%) JIRA
7 5 (3.52%) Babel
7 5 (3.52%) Eclipse
7 5 (3.52%) IntelliJ
7 5 (3.52%) JMeter
7 5 (3.52%) Liquibase
7 5 (3.52%) Mockito
7 5 (3.52%) Oracle Forms
7 5 (3.52%) Robot Framework
7 5 (3.52%) webpack
General
1 24 (16.90%) Finance
2 15 (10.56%) Games
3 7 (4.93%) Marketing
3 7 (4.93%) Retail
3 7 (4.93%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.52%) Banking
5 4 (2.82%) Publishing
6 3 (2.11%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.41%) Front Office
8 1 (0.70%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.70%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.70%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (40.14%) HTML
2 47 (33.10%) CSS
3 22 (15.49%) J2EE
4 21 (14.79%) .NET
4 21 (14.79%) Spring
5 20 (14.08%) Ajax
6 19 (13.38%) Swing
7 17 (11.97%) REST
8 16 (11.27%) JSP
9 13 (9.15%) Hibernate
9 13 (9.15%) XML
10 11 (7.75%) .NET Framework
10 11 (7.75%) Web Services
11 10 (7.04%) HTML5
12 9 (6.34%) Java EE
12 9 (6.34%) JPA
13 8 (5.63%) ASP.NET
13 8 (5.63%) WCF
14 7 (4.93%) Node.js
14 7 (4.93%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 39 (27.46%) Computer Science
2 10 (7.04%) AS400
2 10 (7.04%) iSeries
3 5 (3.52%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.52%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (3.52%) User Experience
4 4 (2.82%) Internet of Things
5 3 (2.11%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.41%) Derivative
6 2 (1.41%) Fintech
7 1 (0.70%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.70%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.70%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.70%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.70%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 32 (22.54%) Linux
2 4 (2.82%) Unix
2 4 (2.82%) Windows
2 4 (2.82%) Windows Server
3 3 (2.11%) Android
4 2 (1.41%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (47.18%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (31.69%) Software Engineering
3 32 (22.54%) Unit Testing
4 31 (21.83%) TDD
5 29 (20.42%) OOP
6 28 (19.72%) OO
7 27 (19.01%) E-Commerce
8 23 (16.20%) SDLC
9 20 (14.08%) MVC
10 17 (11.97%) Open Source
11 15 (10.56%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (10.56%) Multithreading
12 14 (9.86%) Scrum
13 13 (9.15%) ERP
13 13 (9.15%) Waterfall
14 12 (8.45%) Mathematics
14 12 (8.45%) Multithreaded Programming
15 10 (7.04%) ITIL
15 10 (7.04%) Microservices
16 9 (6.34%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 81 (57.04%) Java
2 58 (40.85%) JavaScript
3 46 (32.39%) SQL
4 34 (23.94%) C++
5 22 (15.49%) C
6 14 (9.86%) C#
7 12 (8.45%) Assembly Language
8 10 (7.04%) Python
8 10 (7.04%) RPG
9 9 (6.34%) PL/SQL
10 8 (5.63%) Shell Script
11 6 (4.23%) Go
11 6 (4.23%) PHP
11 6 (4.23%) Scala
12 5 (3.52%) Bash Shell
12 5 (3.52%) ES6
12 5 (3.52%) T-SQL
13 4 (2.82%) Perl
14 2 (1.41%) COBOL
14 2 (1.41%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 51 (35.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.82%) HL7
2 2 (1.41%) QA
3 1 (0.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (3.52%) Docker
2 1 (0.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (3.52%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.70%) Ansible
2 1 (0.70%) Terraform
Vendors
1 50 (35.21%) Oracle
2 10 (7.04%) IBM
3 5 (3.52%) Retek
3 5 (3.52%) VMware
4 4 (2.82%) Solace
4 4 (2.82%) Sybase
4 4 (2.82%) TIBCO
4 4 (2.82%) Unisys
5 2 (1.41%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.70%) hybris
6 1 (0.70%) Informatica
6 1 (0.70%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.70%) Splunk
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