The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Systems Developer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Systems Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior System Developer
Rank 872 844 848
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Developer 31 20 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.018% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.019% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 15 15 34
Average salary £47,500 £57,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.39% +27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,005 £40,000 £35,050
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,564 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-16.70% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
108942 102831 113237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.39% 94.24% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 88146 85231 96833
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Senior Systems Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Senior Systems Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Systems Developer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Systems Developer within the UK.

Senior Systems Developer Salary Trend in the UK

Senior Systems Developer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Systems Developer over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 within the UK.

Senior Systems Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Systems Developer
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Systems Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 20 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
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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
England -3 29 £50,000 -13.04%
London -2 13 £50,000 -14.89%
North West - 13 £31,627 -
City of London -3 3 - -
Ealing - 2 £40,000 -
South Wales - 2 £30,590 -
Wales - 2 £30,590 -
West Midlands - 2 £47,500 -
Barrow-in-Furness - 2 £31,627 -
Cardiff - 2 £30,590 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 £47,500 -
Cumbria - 2 £31,627 -
Staffordshire - 2 £47,500 -
Surrey -12 1 £52,500 +10.52%
South East -15 1 £52,500 +10.52%
Redhill -23 1 £52,500 +10.52%

Senior Systems Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Systems Developer in their job title.

1 37 (56.92%) JavaScript
2 31 (47.69%) SQL
2 31 (47.69%) .NET
3 26 (40.00%) jQuery
4 25 (38.46%) HTML
5 19 (29.23%) XML
5 19 (29.23%) E-Commerce
6 18 (27.69%) Web Development
6 18 (27.69%) DevOps
7 17 (26.15%) SQL Server
8 16 (24.62%) Java
8 16 (24.62%) C#
8 16 (24.62%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (23.08%) Retail
10 14 (21.54%) Finance
11 13 (20.00%) Android
11 13 (20.00%) Apple iOS
12 12 (18.46%) Git (software)
12 12 (18.46%) Jenkins
12 12 (18.46%) Project Management
12 12 (18.46%) ASP.NET
13 11 (16.92%) Linux
13 11 (16.92%) MS Excel
13 11 (16.92%) Games
13 11 (16.92%) Debian
13 11 (16.92%) Ruby
13 11 (16.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 11 (16.92%) Elasticsearch
13 11 (16.92%) Opscode Chef
13 11 (16.92%) logstash

Senior Systems Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Systems Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (16.92%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (10.77%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.62%) IIS
3 3 (4.62%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.08%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (3.08%) CMS
4 2 (3.08%) Drupal
5 1 (1.54%) Jetty
Applications
1 11 (16.92%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) BusinessWorks
1 2 (3.08%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.54%) Agresso
2 1 (1.54%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 11 (16.92%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.15%) Intranet
2 3 (4.62%) HTTP
3 2 (3.08%) Internet
4 1 (1.54%) SMPP
4 1 (1.54%) NFC
4 1 (1.54%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (26.15%) SQL Server
2 11 (16.92%) Redis
2 11 (16.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 8 (12.31%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.62%) SAP Data Services
4 3 (4.62%) MySQL
4 3 (4.62%) RDBMS
4 3 (4.62%) Star Schema
4 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (3.08%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.08%) MS Access
5 2 (3.08%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (18.46%) Git (software)
1 12 (18.46%) Jenkins
2 4 (6.15%) NUnit
3 3 (4.62%) Subversion
3 3 (4.62%) Maven
3 3 (4.62%) MSTest
4 2 (3.08%) SpecFlow
4 2 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.08%) JIRA
4 2 (3.08%) Selenium
4 2 (3.08%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (1.54%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.54%) Checkstyle
5 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.54%) MSBuild
General
1 15 (23.08%) Retail
2 14 (21.54%) Finance
3 11 (16.92%) Games
4 3 (4.62%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.62%) Aerospace
5 2 (3.08%) Front Office
5 2 (3.08%) Billing
5 2 (3.08%) Marketing
6 1 (1.54%) Banking
6 1 (1.54%) Law
6 1 (1.54%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (47.69%) .NET
2 26 (40.00%) jQuery
3 25 (38.46%) HTML
4 19 (29.23%) XML
5 12 (18.46%) ASP.NET
6 9 (13.85%) CSS
7 8 (12.31%) WCF
8 7 (10.77%) Middleware
9 5 (7.69%) .NET Framework
9 5 (7.69%) Web Services
9 5 (7.69%) REST
10 4 (6.15%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (6.15%) Spring
11 3 (4.62%) Hibernate
11 3 (4.62%) Java EE
11 3 (4.62%) JSON
11 3 (4.62%) WPF
11 3 (4.62%) HTML5
11 3 (4.62%) CSS3
11 3 (4.62%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.77%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.62%) N-Tier
4 2 (3.08%) Market Risk
4 2 (3.08%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.54%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.54%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.54%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.00%) Android
1 13 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 11 (16.92%) CentOS
2 11 (16.92%) Linux
2 11 (16.92%) Debian
2 11 (16.92%) Ubuntu
3 3 (4.62%) Windows
4 1 (1.54%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (29.23%) E-Commerce
2 18 (27.69%) Web Development
2 18 (27.69%) DevOps
3 16 (24.62%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (18.46%) Project Management
5 9 (13.85%) Pair Programming
6 5 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (7.69%) Service Delivery
6 5 (7.69%) Data Modelling
7 4 (6.15%) UML
7 4 (6.15%) OO
8 3 (4.62%) DSDM
8 3 (4.62%) MVC
8 3 (4.62%) Workflow
8 3 (4.62%) ETL
8 3 (4.62%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (4.62%) ITIL
8 3 (4.62%) Test Management
8 3 (4.62%) Operations Management
8 3 (4.62%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (56.92%) JavaScript
2 31 (47.69%) SQL
3 16 (24.62%) C#
3 16 (24.62%) Java
4 11 (16.92%) Ruby
4 11 (16.92%) Scala
5 7 (10.77%) Python
6 5 (7.69%) PHP
6 5 (7.69%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.08%) VBA
8 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.54%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.54%) XAML
8 1 (1.54%) PHP5
8 1 (1.54%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (15.38%) Degree
2 3 (4.62%) NVQ Level 3
2 3 (4.62%) BC Cleared
2 3 (4.62%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.08%) MCP
3 2 (3.08%) MCSD
3 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.69%) SLA
2 2 (3.08%) ISO 14001
2 2 (3.08%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.54%) ISO 8583
Systems Management
1 11 (16.92%) Puppet
1 11 (16.92%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (16.92%) logstash
Vendors
1 6 (9.23%) Oracle
2 4 (6.15%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.62%) SAP
3 3 (4.62%) ServiceNow
4 2 (3.08%) JBoss
4 2 (3.08%) IBM
4 2 (3.08%) TIBCO
4 2 (3.08%) webMethods
4 2 (3.08%) Talend