The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Programmer role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Systems Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Programmer
Rank 862 892 845
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -47
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Programmer 20 33 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.020% 0.029% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.031% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 20 29 13
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £32,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+10.93% +6.66%
Systems Programmer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
95322 107194 96558
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.63% 94.60% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 79211 88826 81230
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Systems Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Systems Programmer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Systems Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Systems Programmer
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Systems Programmer across the England region.

Systems Programmer Salary Trend in England

Systems Programmer
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Programmer across the England region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Systems Programmer Salary Histogram in England

Systems Programmer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Programmer within the England region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Yorkshire +20 7 £37,500 +25.00%
East of England +23 5 £27,500 -12.69%
London +35 4 £57,500 +9.52% 2
South East +10 2 £35,000 +40.00%
North West +7 1 £35,500 -11.25%
East Midlands - 1 £39,000 -
Systems Programmer
UK

Systems Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Systems Programmer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Systems Programmer in their job title.

1 12 (38.71%) C#
2 11 (35.48%) .NET
2 11 (35.48%) SQL Server
3 9 (29.03%) VB
3 9 (29.03%) ASP.NET
4 8 (25.81%) Linux
4 8 (25.81%) Software Engineering
5 7 (22.58%) Degree
5 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
5 7 (22.58%) C++
5 7 (22.58%) HTML
5 7 (22.58%) C
6 6 (19.35%) CICS
6 6 (19.35%) UNIX
6 6 (19.35%) MS Office
6 6 (19.35%) Banking
6 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (16.13%) Retail
7 5 (16.13%) MVC
7 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (16.13%) jQuery
7 5 (16.13%) Windows
7 5 (16.13%) SQL
8 4 (12.90%) MS Exchange
8 4 (12.90%) VB.NET
8 4 (12.90%) IIS
8 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
8 4 (12.90%) TDD
8 4 (12.90%) Migration
8 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management

Systems Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Systems Programmer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Systems Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (19.35%) CICS
2 4 (12.90%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.90%) IIS
3 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.45%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) MS Office
2 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.23%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.23%) Modbus
2 1 (3.23%) Profibus
2 1 (3.23%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (35.48%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.23%) Big Data
4 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.23%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.45%) Ant
3 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.23%) Maven
3 1 (3.23%) JIRA
3 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.23%) JUnit
General
1 6 (19.35%) Banking
2 5 (16.13%) Retail
3 3 (9.68%) Finance
4 2 (6.45%) Marketing
5 1 (3.23%) General Ledger
5 1 (3.23%) Billing
5 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (35.48%) .NET
2 9 (29.03%) ASP.NET
3 7 (22.58%) HTML
4 5 (16.13%) jQuery
5 4 (12.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (6.45%) Web Services
6 2 (6.45%) Spring
7 1 (3.23%) MyBatis
7 1 (3.23%) JSF
7 1 (3.23%) Ajax
7 1 (3.23%) Hibernate
7 1 (3.23%) JSON
7 1 (3.23%) YUI
7 1 (3.23%) Entity Framework
7 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (3.23%) HTML5
7 1 (3.23%) Swing
7 1 (3.23%) XML
7 1 (3.23%) CSS
7 1 (3.23%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.68%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.45%) Arduino
3 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.45%) Mathematics
3 2 (6.45%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (6.45%) Raspberry Pi
4 1 (3.23%) Smartphone
4 1 (3.23%) Physics
4 1 (3.23%) Chemistry
4 1 (3.23%) SCADA
4 1 (3.23%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.23%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.23%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Linux
2 6 (19.35%) UNIX
3 5 (16.13%) Windows
4 3 (9.68%) Android
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.23%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Software Engineering
2 5 (16.13%) MVC
2 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (12.90%) TDD
3 4 (12.90%) Migration
3 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (6.45%) Change Management
4 2 (6.45%) OO
4 2 (6.45%) Open Source
4 2 (6.45%) Cyber Security
4 2 (6.45%) SDLC
5 1 (3.23%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (3.23%) Android Development
5 1 (3.23%) iOS Development
5 1 (3.23%) DevOps
5 1 (3.23%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (3.23%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.23%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (38.71%) C#
2 9 (29.03%) VB
3 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
3 7 (22.58%) C++
3 7 (22.58%) C
4 5 (16.13%) SQL
5 4 (12.90%) VB.NET
5 4 (12.90%) VB6
6 3 (9.68%) T-SQL
6 3 (9.68%) Java
7 2 (6.45%) Python
7 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
7 2 (6.45%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.45%) MCSD
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) ACF2
1 1 (3.23%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) Capita
3 1 (3.23%) Allen-Bradley
3 1 (3.23%) BancTec
3 1 (3.23%) Sybase
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) Siemens
3 1 (3.23%) IBM
3 1 (3.23%) Sun