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Senior Survey Programmer

Location: London

Salary: £30k - £50k (Depending on skills & experience)

Department: Survey Computing

Contract: Permanent

Application deadline: 22 October 2017

NatCen Social Research is looking for a Unicom Intelligence (previously IBM SPSS Data Collection/Dimensions) survey programmer to join its survey systems team to contribute to the design, development and maintenance of the systems which process survey data from initial delivery of sample data and script specification through to data delivery to clients. At NatCen Social Research, we carry out surveys in all survey modes (Web, Cati, Capi, Paper) so you’ll need the skills and confidence to be able to work across these modes. You must be comfortable working with market and social research data and software tools, primarily Unicom Intelligence.

Experience of other software development technologies such as .Net, SQL and web technologies including HTML, CSS and JavaScript are highly desirable. You need to be focused on solutions and comfortable working with project managers and internal technical teams in designing efficient technical solutions.

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About NatCen Social Research

At NatCen Social Research, we're driven by the belief that social research has the power to make life better. Our research influences policy makers, practitioners, academics and the media, shaping our understanding of the world we live in and how it is changing.

We offer a friendly and stimulating environment with a high profile, challenging research programme, as well as favourable working conditions. Benefits include a generous holiday entitlement and a defined contribution pension scheme.

How to apply

Please submit your CV and supporting statement (no more than 700 words) outlining your skills, experience and why you would make a great addition to the team by email to

Closing date for applications will be Sunday 22nd October 2017.