The median annual salary for a Senior Programmer was £77,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 25 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 / London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 589 591 625
Rank change year-on-year +2 +34  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Programmer 23 45 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.063% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% 0.12% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 17 41 47
Median salary £77,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.90% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £37,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,000 £90,000 £85,000
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 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 34435 37857 42919
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.83% 95.92% 95.87%
Number of salaries quoted 27911 32929 36278
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
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 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 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Programmer in London

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

For the 6 months to 25 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 London region featuring Senior Programmer in the job title.

1 13 (43.33%) C#
2 12 (40.00%) Java
2 12 (40.00%) SQL
3 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (33.33%) Front Office
5 9 (30.00%) Analytics
6 8 (26.67%) JavaScript
6 8 (26.67%) .NET
7 7 (23.33%) C++
7 7 (23.33%) Games
7 7 (23.33%) Banking
8 6 (20.00%) Finance
8 6 (20.00%) CSS
9 5 (16.67%) J2EE
9 5 (16.67%) Oracle
9 5 (16.67%) XML
9 5 (16.67%) MVC
9 5 (16.67%) Risk Management
9 5 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (16.67%) QA
9 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (16.67%) Mobile Development
9 5 (16.67%) Mentoring
9 5 (16.67%) Prototyping
10 4 (13.33%) Visual Effects
10 4 (13.33%) User Experience
10 4 (13.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 4 (13.33%) Apple iOS
10 4 (13.33%) Windows Phone
10 4 (13.33%) Android

Senior Programmer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 2 (6.67%) SAS
2 1 (3.33%) CMS
2 1 (3.33%) Confluence
2 1 (3.33%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.33%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) Base SAS
2 2 (6.67%) Data Mining
2 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.67%) MySQL
2 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 2 (6.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) JIRA
2 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (3.33%) GitLab
3 1 (3.33%) Jasmine
3 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.33%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (3.33%) Selenium
3 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.33%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (33.33%) Front Office
2 7 (23.33%) Banking
2 7 (23.33%) Games
3 6 (20.00%) Finance
4 4 (13.33%) Back Office
4 4 (13.33%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.33%) French Language
5 1 (3.33%) Marketing
5 1 (3.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (26.67%) .NET
2 6 (20.00%) CSS
3 5 (16.67%) J2EE
3 5 (16.67%) XML
4 4 (13.33%) HTML
4 4 (13.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (10.00%) Web Services
6 2 (6.67%) AngularJS
6 2 (6.67%) CakePHP
6 2 (6.67%) Entity Framework
6 2 (6.67%) HTML5
6 2 (6.67%) Laravel
6 2 (6.67%) Symfony
6 2 (6.67%) WPF
7 1 (3.33%) Apache Cordova
7 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (3.33%) Ionic Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (13.33%) User Experience
3 3 (10.00%) Equities
3 3 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.33%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.33%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.33%) Derivative
4 1 (3.33%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Android
1 4 (13.33%) Apple iOS
1 4 (13.33%) Windows
1 4 (13.33%) Windows Phone
2 3 (10.00%) Unix
3 2 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (30.00%) Analytics
3 5 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 5 (16.67%) Mobile Development
3 5 (16.67%) MVC
3 5 (16.67%) Prototyping
3 5 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 4 (13.33%) Resource Management
4 4 (13.33%) Visual Effects
5 3 (10.00%) BDD
5 3 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (10.00%) ETL
5 3 (10.00%) Multithreading
5 3 (10.00%) TDD
6 2 (6.67%) Asset Management
6 2 (6.67%) Game Development
6 2 (6.67%) OO
6 2 (6.67%) OOP
6 2 (6.67%) Open Source
6 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (43.33%) C#
2 12 (40.00%) Java
2 12 (40.00%) SQL
3 8 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 7 (23.33%) C++
5 4 (13.33%) Python
6 3 (10.00%) VBA
7 2 (6.67%) PHP
7 2 (6.67%) PHP 5
8 1 (3.33%) C
8 1 (3.33%) GLSL
8 1 (3.33%) Go
8 1 (3.33%) HLSL
8 1 (3.33%) Scala
8 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
8 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Ansible
1 1 (3.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Oracle
2 4 (13.33%) Cognizant
2 4 (13.33%) OpenLink
3 1 (3.33%) IBM
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.33%) Sitecore
3 1 (3.33%) Solace
3 1 (3.33%) Splunk
3 1 (3.33%) Sybase
3 1 (3.33%) Tableau
3 1 (3.33%) TIBCO
3 1 (3.33%) Triple Point
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