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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Programmer
Rank 865 820 863
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +43
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Programmer 6 31 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.006% 0.031% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.033% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 2 27 16
Average salary £43,000 £50,000 £31,875
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.00% +56.86%
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £35,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +27.27%
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
100571 93749 105909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.37% 94.25% 95.24%
Number of salaries quoted 82215 78642 91158
Average salary £45,000 £43,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.04% +1.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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
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 16 September 2014. 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
East of England -26 3 £43,000 +43.33%
London -29 2 - - 4
West Midlands - 1 £30,000 -
Systems Programmer
UK

Systems Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 20 (50.00%) SQL
2 19 (47.50%) Degree
3 16 (40.00%) C++
4 14 (35.00%) .NET
4 14 (35.00%) SQL Server
5 13 (32.50%) C#
5 13 (32.50%) VB.NET
6 11 (27.50%) Web Services
6 11 (27.50%) Oracle
7 10 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 10 (25.00%) IBM
8 9 (22.50%) OO
8 9 (22.50%) MS Office
9 8 (20.00%) T-SQL
9 8 (20.00%) Data Modelling
10 7 (17.50%) JBoss
10 7 (17.50%) SOA
10 7 (17.50%) TIBCO
10 7 (17.50%) BusinessWorks
10 7 (17.50%) OOA/OOD
10 7 (17.50%) Middleware
10 7 (17.50%) webMethods
10 7 (17.50%) UML
10 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (17.50%) TOGAF
10 7 (17.50%) Oracle BPM
10 7 (17.50%) Talend Open Studio
10 7 (17.50%) Oracle Fusion
10 7 (17.50%) Talend
10 7 (17.50%) Mobile App

Systems Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 3 (7.50%) IIS
2 2 (5.00%) CICS
Applications
1 9 (22.50%) MS Office
2 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.50%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 7 (17.50%) BusinessWorks
1 7 (17.50%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.50%) Relational Database
3 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.50%) DTS
5 1 (2.50%) MySQL
5 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.50%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 7 (17.50%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (7.50%) Visual Studio
2 3 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (2.50%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.50%) French Language
3 1 (2.50%) Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.00%) .NET
2 11 (27.50%) Web Services
3 10 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 7 (17.50%) Middleware
4 7 (17.50%) Oracle Fusion
5 5 (12.50%) HTML
6 4 (10.00%) XML
7 2 (5.00%) jQuery
7 2 (5.00%) CSS
8 1 (2.50%) POSIX
8 1 (2.50%) Classic ASP
8 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (2.50%) SAP .NET Connector
8 1 (2.50%) Ajax
8 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Mobile App
2 6 (15.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (10.00%) SCADA
4 3 (7.50%) Mainframe
5 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.00%) VSAM
5 2 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (2.50%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (2.50%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.50%) Hedge funds
6 1 (2.50%) Grid Computing
6 1 (2.50%) Tandem
6 1 (2.50%) Home Automation
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.50%) zOS
2 2 (5.00%) Windows
2 2 (5.00%) MVS
3 1 (2.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) OO
2 8 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 7 (17.50%) SOA
3 7 (17.50%) OOA/OOD
3 7 (17.50%) UML
3 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (17.50%) TOGAF
4 6 (15.00%) Investment Management
5 5 (12.50%) OOD
5 5 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 5 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (10.00%) System Testing
7 3 (7.50%) OOP
8 2 (5.00%) Information Security
8 2 (5.00%) CRM
8 2 (5.00%) Project Management
9 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2
9 1 (2.50%) E-Commerce
9 1 (2.50%) Unit Testing
9 1 (2.50%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 20 (50.00%) SQL
2 16 (40.00%) C++
3 13 (32.50%) C#
3 13 (32.50%) VB.NET
4 8 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.00%) COBOL
5 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.00%) REXX
5 2 (5.00%) JCL
6 1 (2.50%) Python
6 1 (2.50%) Perl
6 1 (2.50%) Java
6 1 (2.50%) R
6 1 (2.50%) F#
6 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 19 (47.50%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) RACF
1 1 (2.50%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Puppet
1 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (27.50%) Oracle
2 10 (25.00%) IBM
3 7 (17.50%) JBoss
3 7 (17.50%) TIBCO
3 7 (17.50%) webMethods
3 7 (17.50%) Talend
4 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.00%) CA
6 1 (2.50%) HP
6 1 (2.50%) SAP