The median annual salary for a Senior Programmer was - in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 28 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 West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 232 248
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Programmer 0 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West - 0.057% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.059% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 2
Median salary - £52,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.70%  
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 the South West. 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 West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5138 5116 5783
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 97.09% 97.58% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4269 4337 4867
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,648 £55,000
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 the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Programmer in the South West

Senior Programmer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Senior Programmer in the South West

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 West region featuring Senior Programmer in the job title.

1 11 (91.67%) Java
2 8 (66.67%) Oracle
3 7 (58.33%) PL/SQL
3 7 (58.33%) SQL
3 7 (58.33%) HTML
4 6 (50.00%) Spring
4 6 (50.00%) Maven
4 6 (50.00%) Selenium
4 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (50.00%) XML
4 6 (50.00%) Ant
4 6 (50.00%) JUnit
4 6 (50.00%) Tomcat
4 6 (50.00%) Hibernate
4 6 (50.00%) Scrum
4 6 (50.00%) MVC
4 6 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 6 (50.00%) Cucumber
4 6 (50.00%) Jenkins
5 5 (41.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (41.67%) Oracle Database
6 4 (33.33%) TDD
6 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 3 (25.00%) Unix
7 3 (25.00%) Windows
7 3 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
7 3 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (25.00%) Apache
7 3 (25.00%) MySQL

Senior Programmer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 6 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (25.00%) Apache
3 2 (16.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) FTP
1 3 (25.00%) HTTP
2 2 (16.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle Database
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (25.00%) MySQL
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (8.33%) Big Data
3 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Ant
1 6 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 6 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 6 (50.00%) JUnit
1 6 (50.00%) Maven
1 6 (50.00%) Selenium
2 3 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (25.00%) Gradle
2 3 (25.00%) IntelliJ
2 3 (25.00%) JIRA
2 3 (25.00%) JMeter
2 3 (25.00%) Liquibase
2 3 (25.00%) Mockito
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (25.00%) Robot Framework
2 3 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) HTML
2 6 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 6 (50.00%) Spring
2 6 (50.00%) XML
3 3 (25.00%) CSS
3 3 (25.00%) JPA
3 3 (25.00%) JSF
3 3 (25.00%) JSP
3 3 (25.00%) Lambda Expressions
3 3 (25.00%) Spring Boot
3 3 (25.00%) Spring MVC
3 3 (25.00%) Spring Security
3 3 (25.00%) Thymeleaf
4 1 (8.33%) J2EE
4 1 (8.33%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Unix
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
1 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (50.00%) MVC
1 6 (50.00%) Scrum
1 6 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 4 (33.33%) TDD
3 3 (25.00%) AOP
3 3 (25.00%) Coaching
3 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (25.00%) Migration
3 3 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
3 3 (25.00%) OOD
3 3 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (25.00%) SDLC
3 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
4 1 (8.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) Java
2 7 (58.33%) PL/SQL
2 7 (58.33%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (25.00%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Oracle