The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the South 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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Developer
Rank 235 230 191
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -39
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Developer 11 10 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.18% 0.16% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.17% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 25
Average salary £30,000 £31,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,700 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £35,000 £34,250
% change year-on-year
+12.85% +2.18%
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 South 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
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5826 5804 4819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.25% 95.24% 95.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4907 4800 4150
Average salary £38,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,648 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Systems Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Systems Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Systems Developer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Systems Developer Salary Trend in the South West

Systems Developer
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Developer across the South West region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Systems Developer Salary Histogram in the South West

Systems Developer
Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
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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
Gloucestershire - 5 £29,000 -
Bristol -23 3 £40,000 +18.51%
Dorset +3 2 £30,000 -
Wiltshire -3 1 £42,500 +38.21%
Systems Developer
England

Systems Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the South 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 15 (62.50%) SQL
2 11 (45.83%) Java
2 11 (45.83%) E-Commerce
3 7 (29.17%) ERP
3 7 (29.17%) Windows
3 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
4 6 (25.00%) UniData
4 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (25.00%) TDD
4 6 (25.00%) COBOL
4 6 (25.00%) RPG
5 5 (20.83%) VBA
5 5 (20.83%) Finance
6 4 (16.67%) Banking
6 4 (16.67%) UNIX
6 4 (16.67%) Oracle
6 4 (16.67%) PL/SQL
6 4 (16.67%) Linux
7 3 (12.50%) ActiveX
7 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
7 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (12.50%) HTML
7 3 (12.50%) C#
7 3 (12.50%) C++
7 3 (12.50%) .NET
7 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 3 (12.50%) Aerospace
7 3 (12.50%) Electronics
7 3 (12.50%) Software Testing
7 3 (12.50%) HTML5

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the South 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Pegasus Opera
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) UniData
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (4.17%) Data Mining
3 1 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Banking
3 3 (12.50%) Electronics
3 3 (12.50%) Aerospace
4 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) HTML
1 3 (12.50%) .NET
1 3 (12.50%) ActiveX
1 3 (12.50%) HTML5
2 2 (8.33%) jQuery
2 2 (8.33%) CSS
2 2 (8.33%) JSP
2 2 (8.33%) Struts
2 2 (8.33%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Windows
2 4 (16.67%) Linux
2 4 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) E-Commerce
2 7 (29.17%) ERP
3 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (25.00%) TDD
4 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 3 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 3 (12.50%) Signal Processing
5 2 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
5 2 (8.33%) Data Modelling
5 2 (8.33%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 15 (62.50%) SQL
2 11 (45.83%) Java
3 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
4 6 (25.00%) COBOL
4 6 (25.00%) RPG
5 5 (20.83%) VBA
6 4 (16.67%) PL/SQL
7 3 (12.50%) C#
7 3 (12.50%) C++
8 2 (8.33%) T-SQL
9 1 (4.17%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (4.17%) Pegasus