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 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Programmer
Rank 880 862 877
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Programmer 5 26 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.005% 0.025% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.027% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 4 24 14
Average salary £31,500 £35,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £20,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £56,750 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,318 £32,500 £28,000
% change year-on-year
+8.67% +16.07%
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
100960 97892 103650
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.53% 94.71% 95.30%
Number of salaries quoted 84430 81372 89560
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 25 November 2014.

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 25 November 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
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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
West Midlands -12 2 £28,000 +30.23%
London +23 1 - -
North West -12 1 £42,500 +18.05%
East Midlands - 1 £35,000 -
Systems Programmer
UK

Systems Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 7 (58.33%) C#
1 7 (58.33%) .NET
2 6 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
4 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
5 3 (25.00%) SCADA
5 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (25.00%) PHP
5 3 (25.00%) MS Office
5 3 (25.00%) VBA
5 3 (25.00%) C++
5 3 (25.00%) IBM
5 3 (25.00%) zOS
5 3 (25.00%) Mainframe
5 3 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (25.00%) Degree
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (16.67%) VSAM
6 2 (16.67%) Web Design
6 2 (16.67%) Finance
6 2 (16.67%) JCL
6 2 (16.67%) MVS
6 2 (16.67%) CICS
6 2 (16.67%) CA
6 2 (16.67%) Epicor
6 2 (16.67%) REXX
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft

Systems Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 2 (16.67%) IIS
1 2 (16.67%) OpenEdge
1 2 (16.67%) ColdFusion
1 2 (16.67%) CICS
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Epicor Vantage
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (8.33%) NonStop SQL
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (8.33%) DTS
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Games
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) .NET
2 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
3 2 (16.67%) Web Services
3 2 (16.67%) XML
3 2 (16.67%) EDI
4 1 (8.33%) Ajax
4 1 (8.33%) jQuery
4 1 (8.33%) CSS
4 1 (8.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) SCADA
1 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (25.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (16.67%) VSAM
3 1 (8.33%) Tandem
3 1 (8.33%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (8.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) zOS
2 2 (16.67%) MVS
3 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 3 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) ERP
3 2 (16.67%) Web Design
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
4 1 (8.33%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) C#
2 6 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (25.00%) PHP
4 3 (25.00%) VBA
4 3 (25.00%) C++
5 2 (16.67%) COBOL
5 2 (16.67%) REXX
5 2 (16.67%) JCL
5 2 (16.67%) VB
6 1 (8.33%) Java
6 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) RACF
1 1 (8.33%) ACF2
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) IBM
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) CA
2 2 (16.67%) Epicor
3 1 (8.33%) HP