The median annual salary for a Senior Programmer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 27 March 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 / South East
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 375 429 436
Rank change year-on-year +54 +7  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Programmer 14 29 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.094% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.097% 0.16% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 14 25 23
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +8.24%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,764 £40,200 £30,565
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £59,000 £74,000
UK excluding London median salary £48,750 £50,000 £49,500
% change year-on-year -2.50% +1.01%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14386 18632 20289
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.50% 96.66% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 12028 15887 16329
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
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 South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Programmer in the South East

Senior Programmer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Senior Programmer in the South East

Senior Programmer
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Programmer in the South East over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Programmer in the South East

Senior Programmer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Programmer within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 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
Berkshire +41 5 £80,000 +42.22%
Oxfordshire +6 4 £30,764 -41.40%
Buckinghamshire +16 2 £47,500 -5.00%
Hampshire +15 1 £80,000 +67.46%
West Sussex -1 1 £62,500 +13.63%
Surrey - 1 £47,500 - 1
Senior Programmer
England

Senior Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

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

1 18 (69.23%) Java
1 18 (69.23%) Linux
2 15 (57.69%) Software Engineering
3 14 (53.85%) JavaScript
3 14 (53.85%) HTML
3 14 (53.85%) CSS
4 13 (50.00%) Oracle
5 12 (46.15%) C++
5 12 (46.15%) C
5 12 (46.15%) Assembly Language
5 12 (46.15%) Mathematics
5 12 (46.15%) Computer Science
5 12 (46.15%) Degree
5 12 (46.15%) Multithreading
5 12 (46.15%) Multithreaded Programming
6 9 (34.62%) JSP
6 9 (34.62%) SQL
7 7 (26.92%) MySQL
7 7 (26.92%) Web Design
8 6 (23.08%) Java EE
8 6 (23.08%) VMware
8 6 (23.08%) DNS
8 6 (23.08%) OOD
8 6 (23.08%) OO
8 6 (23.08%) Python
8 6 (23.08%) Bash Shell
8 6 (23.08%) High Availability
9 4 (15.38%) Business Analysis
9 4 (15.38%) HL7
9 4 (15.38%) Electronic Patient Records

Senior Programmer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (7.69%) CMS
1 2 (7.69%) IIS
1 2 (7.69%) Kentico
2 1 (3.85%) SAS
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) MySQL
2 4 (15.38%) Electronic Patient Records
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.85%) Base SAS
4 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (53.85%) CSS
1 14 (53.85%) HTML
2 9 (34.62%) JSP
3 6 (23.08%) Java EE
4 2 (7.69%) .NET
4 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (46.15%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (69.23%) Linux
2 2 (7.69%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) Software Engineering
2 12 (46.15%) Mathematics
2 12 (46.15%) Multithreaded Programming
2 12 (46.15%) Multithreading
3 7 (26.92%) Web Design
4 6 (23.08%) High Availability
4 6 (23.08%) OO
4 6 (23.08%) OOD
5 4 (15.38%) Business Analysis
6 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.85%) CRM
7 1 (3.85%) Data Modelling
7 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 18 (69.23%) Java
2 14 (53.85%) JavaScript
3 12 (46.15%) Assembly Language
3 12 (46.15%) C
3 12 (46.15%) C++
4 9 (34.62%) SQL
5 6 (23.08%) Bash Shell
5 6 (23.08%) Python
6 2 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (46.15%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) HL7
2 1 (3.85%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) Oracle
2 6 (23.08%) VMware
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