The median annual salary for a Senior Programmer was £53,750 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 3 months to 27 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 80 91
Rank change year-on-year -11 +11  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Programmer 2 13 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.21% 1.28% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 1.35% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2 13 8
Median salary £53,750 £62,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £62,500 £38,300
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £62,500 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,000 £48,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year +6.66% +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 Essex. 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
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 913 964 1186
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 95.80% 95.26% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 766 785 932
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +8.97%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £60,000 £62,500
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 Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Programmer in Essex

Senior Programmer
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for Senior Programmer in Essex

Senior Programmer
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Programmer within the Essex region over the 3 months to 27 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
Colchester -7 1 £52,500 -16.00%
Harlow - 1 £55,000 -
Senior Programmer
East of England

Senior Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 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 Essex region featuring Senior Programmer in the job title.

1 12 (92.31%) Java
1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (92.31%) Degree
2 11 (84.62%) Computer Science
3 9 (69.23%) JavaScript
4 8 (61.54%) HTML
4 8 (61.54%) J2EE
4 8 (61.54%) Oracle
4 8 (61.54%) CSS
4 8 (61.54%) OOP
4 8 (61.54%) OO
4 8 (61.54%) JBoss
4 8 (61.54%) Swing
4 8 (61.54%) E-Commerce
4 8 (61.54%) Software Engineering
4 8 (61.54%) Relational Database
5 6 (46.15%) Spring
6 5 (38.46%) Ajax
6 5 (38.46%) WebSphere
6 5 (38.46%) WebLogic
7 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
7 4 (30.77%) MVC
7 4 (30.77%) Java SE
7 4 (30.77%) Java EE
7 4 (30.77%) TDD
8 3 (23.08%) Maven
8 3 (23.08%) Spring MVC
8 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
8 3 (23.08%) JPA
8 3 (23.08%) Hibernate

Senior Programmer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 8 (61.54%) JBoss
2 5 (38.46%) WebLogic
2 5 (38.46%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) Relational Database
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
3 3 (23.08%) MySQL
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
3 3 (23.08%) RDBMS
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Ant
1 3 (23.08%) Gradle
1 3 (23.08%) Maven
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) CSS
1 8 (61.54%) HTML
1 8 (61.54%) J2EE
1 8 (61.54%) Swing
2 6 (46.15%) Spring
3 5 (38.46%) Ajax
4 4 (30.77%) Java EE
4 4 (30.77%) Java SE
5 3 (23.08%) Hibernate
5 3 (23.08%) JMS
5 3 (23.08%) JPA
5 3 (23.08%) JSP
5 3 (23.08%) Servlets
5 3 (23.08%) Spring MVC
6 1 (7.69%) .NET
6 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
6 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (7.69%) RESTful
6 1 (7.69%) Web Services
6 1 (7.69%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (84.62%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) E-Commerce
2 8 (61.54%) OO
2 8 (61.54%) OOP
2 8 (61.54%) Software Engineering
3 4 (30.77%) MVC
3 4 (30.77%) TDD
4 3 (23.08%) E-business
4 3 (23.08%) SDLC
4 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) Java
2 9 (69.23%) JavaScript
3 3 (23.08%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (92.31%) Degree
2 3 (23.08%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
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