The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Systems Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Developer
Rank 207 228 233
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Developer 44 16 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.60% 0.23% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.24% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 34 11 20
Average salary £33,404 £34,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.17% -4.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £39,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.18% -2.14%
Systems Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6940 6583 7183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.72% 94.24% 96.39%
Number of salaries quoted 5629 5655 6234
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Systems Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Systems Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Systems Developer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Systems Developer Salary Trend in the North West

Systems Developer
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Developer across the North West region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Systems Developer Salary Histogram in the North West

Systems Developer
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Developer within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
Manchester +15 25 £37,500 +13.63% 3
Lancashire -1 4 £37,500 +8.69%
Cheshire -10 3 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Cumbria +7 2 £31,627 -
Merseyside -3 1 £30,000 -7.69% 1
Systems Developer
England

Systems Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Systems Developer 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 Developer in their job title.

1 51 (76.12%) SQL
2 40 (59.70%) HTML
3 39 (58.21%) .NET
4 38 (56.72%) JavaScript
5 26 (38.81%) XML
6 25 (37.31%) jQuery
7 22 (32.84%) Finance
8 20 (29.85%) C#
9 19 (28.36%) Java
9 19 (28.36%) Software Testing
10 18 (26.87%) Web Development
11 17 (25.37%) SQL Server
11 17 (25.37%) E-Commerce
12 16 (23.88%) OO
12 16 (23.88%) Retail
12 16 (23.88%) Unit Testing
13 15 (22.39%) Project Management
13 15 (22.39%) OOD
13 15 (22.39%) ASP.NET
13 15 (22.39%) CSS
14 14 (20.90%) Degree
15 13 (19.40%) Oracle
15 13 (19.40%) MS Excel
16 12 (17.91%) Windows
16 12 (17.91%) Microsoft
17 10 (14.93%) .NET Framework
17 10 (14.93%) Business Analysis
18 9 (13.43%) Java EE
18 9 (13.43%) Relational Database
19 8 (11.94%) Integration Testing

Systems Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Systems Developer 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.99%) IIS
1 2 (2.99%) MS Exchange
1 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.49%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (19.40%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.97%) MS Office
3 2 (2.99%) Photoshop
3 2 (2.99%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.99%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (2.99%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.97%) Internet
2 2 (2.99%) MPLS
2 2 (2.99%) SMTP
2 2 (2.99%) Ethernet
2 2 (2.99%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (25.37%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.43%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.97%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (5.97%) JasperReports
4 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.48%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (4.48%) Star Schema
4 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.48%) SAP Data Services
5 2 (2.99%) MySQL
5 2 (2.99%) DTS
6 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Visual Studio
1 4 (5.97%) Selenium
1 4 (5.97%) MSTest
1 4 (5.97%) SpecFlow
2 3 (4.48%) NUnit
3 2 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.49%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.49%) Toad
4 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 22 (32.84%) Finance
2 16 (23.88%) Retail
3 5 (7.46%) Marketing
4 4 (5.97%) Billing
5 3 (4.48%) Aerospace
5 3 (4.48%) Legal
5 3 (4.48%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (59.70%) HTML
2 39 (58.21%) .NET
3 26 (38.81%) XML
4 25 (37.31%) jQuery
5 15 (22.39%) ASP.NET
5 15 (22.39%) CSS
6 10 (14.93%) .NET Framework
7 9 (13.43%) Java EE
8 8 (11.94%) Web Services
9 7 (10.45%) WCF
10 6 (8.96%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (8.96%) REST
10 6 (8.96%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 5 (7.46%) HTML5
12 4 (5.97%) LINQ to SQL
12 4 (5.97%) LINQ
12 4 (5.97%) ASP.NET Web API
12 4 (5.97%) SOAP
13 3 (4.48%) Ajax
14 2 (2.99%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.96%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.48%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.49%) Data Extraction
3 1 (1.49%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.91%) Windows
2 8 (11.94%) UNIX
3 3 (4.48%) Linux
4 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (28.36%) Software Testing
2 18 (26.87%) Web Development
3 17 (25.37%) E-Commerce
4 16 (23.88%) OO
4 16 (23.88%) Unit Testing
5 15 (22.39%) Project Management
5 15 (22.39%) OOD
6 10 (14.93%) Business Analysis
7 8 (11.94%) Document Management
7 8 (11.94%) Integration Testing
7 8 (11.94%) OOA/OOD
8 7 (10.45%) Systems Analysis
8 7 (10.45%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (8.96%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (7.46%) TDD
11 4 (5.97%) Pair Programming
11 4 (5.97%) Data Analysis
11 4 (5.97%) Software Engineering
11 4 (5.97%) Time Management
11 4 (5.97%) UML
Programming Languages
1 51 (76.12%) SQL
2 38 (56.72%) JavaScript
3 20 (29.85%) C#
4 19 (28.36%) Java
5 7 (10.45%) PHP
6 4 (5.97%) VB
6 4 (5.97%) VB.NET
7 3 (4.48%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.99%) Python
9 1 (1.49%) Perl
9 1 (1.49%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (20.90%) Degree
2 3 (4.48%) NVQ Level 3
3 2 (2.99%) MCP
3 2 (2.99%) MCSD
3 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.49%) SLA
Vendors
1 13 (19.40%) Oracle
2 12 (17.91%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.48%) SAP
4 2 (2.99%) Cisco
4 2 (2.99%) Adobe
4 2 (2.99%) Juniper
4 2 (2.99%) Northgate
4 2 (2.99%) Zend
5 1 (1.49%) Business Objects
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