The median annual salary for a Senior Programmer was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 26 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 / South East
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 370 412 458
Rank change year-on-year +42 +46  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Programmer 10 30 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.068% 0.16% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.17% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 9 30 24
Median salary £80,000 £51,250 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +56.09% +4.59%  
90% offered a salary of more than £51,800 £39,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £65,000 £55,000
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 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 14206 17673 20720
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.63% 96.96% 97.14%
Number of salaries quoted 11912 15039 16887
Median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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 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 26 June 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 26 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
Hampshire +24 5 £90,000 +111.76%
Surrey +31 3 £58,000 -10.76% 1
Berkshire +17 2 £80,000 +72.97%
Senior Programmer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 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 South East region featuring Senior Programmer in the job title.

1 15 (62.50%) Java
1 15 (62.50%) SQL
2 12 (50.00%) Linux
3 11 (45.83%) Java EE
3 11 (45.83%) OO
3 11 (45.83%) OOD
4 10 (41.67%) DNS
4 10 (41.67%) Python
4 10 (41.67%) Software Engineering
4 10 (41.67%) VMware
4 10 (41.67%) Bash Shell
4 10 (41.67%) High Availability
5 5 (20.83%) Business Analysis
6 4 (16.67%) CSS
6 4 (16.67%) HTML
6 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (16.67%) Electronic Patient Records
6 4 (16.67%) HL7
7 3 (12.50%) Selenium
7 3 (12.50%) Test Automation
7 3 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (12.50%) Oracle
7 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
7 3 (12.50%) CRM
8 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
8 2 (8.33%) Windows
8 2 (8.33%) Assembly Language
8 2 (8.33%) JDA
8 2 (8.33%) IIS

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 (8.33%) CMS
1 2 (8.33%) IIS
1 2 (8.33%) Kentico
2 1 (4.17%) Confluence
2 1 (4.17%) JBoss
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (41.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) Electronic Patient Records
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Selenium
2 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.17%) Arquillian
3 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.17%) JIRA
3 1 (4.17%) JMeter
3 1 (4.17%) JUnit
3 1 (4.17%) Maven
3 1 (4.17%) Mockito
3 1 (4.17%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (4.17%) Subversion
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
1 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (45.83%) Java EE
2 4 (16.67%) CSS
2 4 (16.67%) HTML
3 2 (8.33%) .NET
3 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.17%) GWT
4 1 (4.17%) Middleware
4 1 (4.17%) React
4 1 (4.17%) RESTful
4 1 (4.17%) Spring
4 1 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) OO
1 11 (45.83%) OOD
2 10 (41.67%) High Availability
2 10 (41.67%) Software Engineering
3 5 (20.83%) Business Analysis
4 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (12.50%) CRM
5 3 (12.50%) Test Automation
6 2 (8.33%) Case Management
6 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 2 (8.33%) Mathematics
6 2 (8.33%) Multithreaded Programming
6 2 (8.33%) Multithreading
7 1 (4.17%) ERP
7 1 (4.17%) Load Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.17%) MVC
7 1 (4.17%) Project Management
7 1 (4.17%) SDLC
7 1 (4.17%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 15 (62.50%) Java
1 15 (62.50%) SQL
2 10 (41.67%) Bash Shell
2 10 (41.67%) Python
3 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.33%) Assembly Language
4 2 (8.33%) C
4 2 (8.33%) C#
4 2 (8.33%) C++
4 2 (8.33%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) HL7
2 1 (4.17%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) VMware
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle
3 2 (8.33%) JDA
3 2 (8.33%) RedPrairie
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
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