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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior System Developer
Rank 883 925 939
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Developer 65 60 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.063% 0.053% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.065% 0.055% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 62 60 45
Average salary £50,000 £63,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.25% +5.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,167 £42,500 £46,600
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £87,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £43,750 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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
99394 108225 115334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.25% 96.46% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 83478 88313 93538
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 May 2016 within the UK.

Senior Systems Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Systems Developer
Top 30 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 1 May 2016. 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 +41 65 £50,000 -21.25% 4
London +1 20 £52,500 -33.33%
South East +25 16 £50,000 -41.17% 1
East Sussex - 13 £50,000 - 1
Brighton - 13 £50,000 -
Hove - 13 £50,000 -
East of England +18 12 £56,250 -6.25% 3
East Midlands +22 11 £50,000 +17.64%
Leicestershire - 11 £50,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 5 £55,000 - 2
Cambridge - 5 £55,000 - 2
Hertfordshire +10 4 £60,000 - 1
Norfolk - 3 £32,500 -
South West - 3 £39,816 -
Leicester - 3 £43,835 -
Loughborough - 3 £50,000 -
Norwich - 3 £32,500 -
City of London +59 2 £57,308 -30.53%
St Albans +24 2 £60,000 - 1
Yorkshire +7 2 - -
West Yorkshire +5 2 - -
Halifax - 2 - -
Cheltenham - 2 £33,633 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £33,633 -
North West +26 1 £57,500 +35.29%
Bristol - 1 £46,000 -
Manchester - 1 £57,500 -
Hampshire - 1 £42,500 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £34,113 -
Surrey - 1 £45,000 -

Senior Systems Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 56 (50.45%) C#
2 52 (46.85%) .NET
3 47 (42.34%) SQL
4 45 (40.54%) Microsoft
5 38 (34.23%) JavaScript
6 36 (32.43%) Finance
7 30 (27.03%) Windows
7 30 (27.03%) Python
8 29 (26.13%) Java
9 28 (25.23%) HTML
9 28 (25.23%) XML
9 28 (25.23%) SQL Server
10 27 (24.32%) Web Services
11 25 (22.52%) Agile Software Development
12 24 (21.62%) Oracle
13 23 (20.72%) PL/SQL
13 23 (20.72%) ASP.NET
13 23 (20.72%) MVC
14 22 (19.82%) Unix
14 22 (19.82%) Linux
14 22 (19.82%) Banking
15 21 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
16 19 (17.12%) CSS
17 18 (16.22%) C
17 18 (16.22%) .NET Framework
18 17 (15.32%) Software Engineering
18 17 (15.32%) System Testing
19 16 (14.41%) C++
20 15 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
20 15 (13.51%) WCF

Senior Systems Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 7 (6.31%) Tomcat
2 6 (5.41%) Apache
2 6 (5.41%) nginx
2 6 (5.41%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.41%) SharePoint 2013
2 6 (5.41%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.80%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.80%) IIS
4 2 (1.80%) Moodle
4 2 (1.80%) Node.js
5 1 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.90%) CMS
5 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.90%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (12.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (11.71%) Oracle Applications
1 13 (11.71%) Oracle EBS
1 13 (11.71%) Oracle Financials
2 5 (4.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (2.70%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.90%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.90%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.50%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.70%) Office 365
3 2 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.50%) Internet
2 2 (1.80%) DNS
2 2 (1.80%) Firewall
2 2 (1.80%) VLAN
2 2 (1.80%) VPN
3 1 (0.90%) FTP
3 1 (0.90%) HTTP
3 1 (0.90%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (25.23%) SQL Server
2 13 (11.71%) Oracle Discoverer
2 13 (11.71%) Oracle Reports
3 8 (7.21%) NoSQL
4 7 (6.31%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (6.31%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (5.41%) Oracle BI EE
6 5 (4.50%) Big Data
6 5 (4.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (4.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.80%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.80%) MySQL
7 2 (1.80%) Redis
7 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.90%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (11.71%) Oracle Forms
2 10 (9.01%) Visual Studio
3 8 (7.21%) Git (software)
4 6 (5.41%) Jenkins
4 6 (5.41%) ProC
5 2 (1.80%) CruiseControl
5 2 (1.80%) JUnit
5 2 (1.80%) NUnit
5 2 (1.80%) PHPUnit
5 2 (1.80%) Selenium
5 2 (1.80%) Subversion
5 2 (1.80%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.90%) FitNesse
6 1 (0.90%) SpecFlow
General
1 36 (32.43%) Finance
2 22 (19.82%) Banking
3 13 (11.71%) Front Office
3 13 (11.71%) Investment Banking
4 9 (8.11%) Retail
5 5 (4.50%) Law
6 3 (2.70%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.80%) Games
7 2 (1.80%) Local Government
8 1 (0.90%) Electronics
8 1 (0.90%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (46.85%) .NET
2 28 (25.23%) HTML
2 28 (25.23%) XML
3 27 (24.32%) Web Services
4 23 (20.72%) ASP.NET
5 19 (17.12%) CSS
6 18 (16.22%) .NET Framework
7 15 (13.51%) WCF
8 13 (11.71%) jQuery
9 10 (9.01%) Apache Flex
9 10 (9.01%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (7.21%) AngularJS
11 7 (6.31%) Ajax
11 7 (6.31%) ASP.NET Web API
12 6 (5.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 6 (5.41%) Django
12 6 (5.41%) Memcached
13 5 (4.50%) JSON
14 4 (3.60%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 4 (3.60%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 21 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (11.71%) Client/Server
2 13 (11.71%) Fixed Income
3 12 (10.81%) Mathematics
4 11 (9.91%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 10 (9.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 9 (8.11%) Computer Science
7 8 (7.21%) Verilog
7 8 (7.21%) VHDL
8 5 (4.50%) Algorithms
8 5 (4.50%) Online Banking
9 4 (3.60%) Embedded Systems
10 3 (2.70%) Credit Risk
10 3 (2.70%) Derivative
10 3 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (2.70%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 3 (2.70%) User Experience
11 2 (1.80%) AS400
11 2 (1.80%) FMCG
11 2 (1.80%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 30 (27.03%) Windows
2 22 (19.82%) Linux
2 22 (19.82%) Unix
3 13 (11.71%) Solaris
4 9 (8.11%) Windows 7
5 6 (5.41%) AIX
6 5 (4.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (3.60%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.70%) Android
9 2 (1.80%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.90%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (22.52%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (20.72%) MVC
3 17 (15.32%) Software Engineering
3 17 (15.32%) System Testing
4 15 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (12.61%) Unit Testing
5 14 (12.61%) User Acceptance Testing
6 13 (11.71%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 13 (11.71%) Data Analysis
6 13 (11.71%) Risk Analysis
7 12 (10.81%) Service Delivery
8 11 (9.91%) Image Processing
9 10 (9.01%) Electronic Trading
9 10 (9.01%) SDLC
10 9 (8.11%) Low Latency
11 8 (7.21%) OOD
11 8 (7.21%) Open Source
11 8 (7.21%) Signal Processing
11 8 (7.21%) Web Development
12 6 (5.41%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (50.45%) C#
2 47 (42.34%) SQL
3 38 (34.23%) JavaScript
4 30 (27.03%) Python
5 29 (26.13%) Java
6 23 (20.72%) PL/SQL
7 18 (16.22%) C
8 16 (14.41%) C++
9 12 (10.81%) PHP
10 11 (9.91%) MATLAB
10 11 (9.91%) Scala
10 11 (9.91%) T-SQL
11 10 (9.01%) Perl
12 8 (7.21%) Tcl
13 4 (3.60%) PowerShell
13 4 (3.60%) VB
14 3 (2.70%) R
14 3 (2.70%) VB.NET
15 2 (1.80%) PHP 5
15 2 (1.80%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 14 (12.61%) Degree
2 4 (3.60%) PhD
3 2 (1.80%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.70%) Basel III
System Software
1 4 (3.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.70%) Firmware
3 2 (1.80%) Docker
4 1 (0.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (8.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 45 (40.54%) Microsoft
2 24 (21.62%) Oracle
3 8 (7.21%) Altera
3 8 (7.21%) Xilinx
4 4 (3.60%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (3.60%) VMware
5 3 (2.70%) SAP
6 2 (1.80%) IBM
6 2 (1.80%) Zend
7 1 (0.90%) Epicor
7 1 (0.90%) Infor
7 1 (0.90%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.90%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.90%) Nintex
7 1 (0.90%) Sage
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