The median annual salary for a Senior Programmer was £68,750 in advertised job vacancies in London 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 / London
Rank 560 585 566
Rank change year-on-year +25 -19  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Programmer 7 60 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.021% 0.14% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.15% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 6 52 72
Median salary £68,750 £65,000 £57,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.76% +14.03%  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £52,750 £50,250
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £97,250 £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 London. 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
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 31786 39894 40068
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.74% 96.09% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 26873 34408 33640
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +2.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
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 London

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Programmer in London

Senior Programmer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Senior Programmer in London

Senior Programmer
Salary Histogram in London

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

Salary histogram for Senior Programmer in London

Senior Programmer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Programmer within the London 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
Canary Wharf - 1 £90,000 -
Senior Programmer
England

Senior Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

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 London region featuring Senior Programmer in the job title.

1 19 (76.00%) Java
2 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (44.00%) NoSQL
4 10 (40.00%) Microservices
4 10 (40.00%) TDD
4 10 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 9 (36.00%) Linux
5 9 (36.00%) Finance
6 8 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (32.00%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (28.00%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (28.00%) Open Source
7 7 (28.00%) HTML
7 7 (28.00%) .NET
8 6 (24.00%) Web Services
8 6 (24.00%) C++
8 6 (24.00%) Spring
8 6 (24.00%) Scala
8 6 (24.00%) Go
8 6 (24.00%) MongoDB
8 6 (24.00%) Node.js
9 5 (20.00%) REST
9 5 (20.00%) Kafka
9 5 (20.00%) HTML5
9 5 (20.00%) Kanban
9 5 (20.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 5 (20.00%) Kubernetes
9 5 (20.00%) React
9 5 (20.00%) webpack
9 5 (20.00%) Docker

Senior Programmer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 5 (20.00%) Apache
2 1 (4.00%) CMS
2 1 (4.00%) Confluence
2 1 (4.00%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 7 (28.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (44.00%) NoSQL
2 8 (32.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (24.00%) MongoDB
4 5 (20.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 5 (20.00%) Blockchain
4 5 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (16.00%) Relational Database
6 3 (12.00%) Big Data
6 3 (12.00%) RDBMS
6 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
7 2 (8.00%) MySQL
8 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
8 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
8 1 (4.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Babel
1 5 (20.00%) webpack
2 2 (8.00%) Maven
3 1 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (4.00%) GitLab
3 1 (4.00%) Jasmine
3 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.00%) JIRA
3 1 (4.00%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (4.00%) Selenium
3 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.00%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (36.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Games
3 2 (8.00%) Front Office
3 2 (8.00%) Publishing
4 1 (4.00%) Banking
4 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.00%) Marketing
4 1 (4.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) .NET
1 7 (28.00%) HTML
2 6 (24.00%) Node.js
2 6 (24.00%) Spring
2 6 (24.00%) Web Services
3 5 (20.00%) HTML5
3 5 (20.00%) Kafka
3 5 (20.00%) React
3 5 (20.00%) Redux
3 5 (20.00%) REST
4 4 (16.00%) CSS
4 4 (16.00%) LAPP Stack
4 4 (16.00%) Rendezvous
5 3 (12.00%) AngularJS
5 3 (12.00%) Middleware
6 2 (8.00%) Apache Camel
6 2 (8.00%) FpML
6 2 (8.00%) J2EE
6 2 (8.00%) JMS
6 2 (8.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Derivative
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (40.00%) Microservices
2 10 (40.00%) TDD
3 8 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (28.00%) Open Source
5 5 (20.00%) Kanban
5 5 (20.00%) OOP
5 5 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (16.00%) DevOps
6 4 (16.00%) Low Latency
6 4 (16.00%) Pair Programming
7 3 (12.00%) BDD
7 3 (12.00%) Multithreading
7 3 (12.00%) SOA
7 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
8 2 (8.00%) Concurrent Programming
8 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
8 2 (8.00%) MVC
8 2 (8.00%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (8.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (76.00%) Java
2 10 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (24.00%) C++
3 6 (24.00%) Go
3 6 (24.00%) Scala
4 5 (20.00%) ES6
4 5 (20.00%) PHP
5 4 (16.00%) SQL
6 3 (12.00%) C#
7 2 (8.00%) C
8 1 (4.00%) GLSL
8 1 (4.00%) HLSL
8 1 (4.00%) Python
8 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Docker
2 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (4.00%) Ansible
2 1 (4.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Solace
1 4 (16.00%) Sybase
1 4 (16.00%) TIBCO
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) Sitecore
3 1 (4.00%) Splunk
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