The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Senior Systems Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior System Developer
Rank 844 907 933
Rank change year-on-year
+63 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Developer 67 62 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.068% 0.057% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.059% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 66 62 50
Median salary £50,000 £77,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-35.48% +29.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £40,250 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £87,250 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -

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
94567 105846 115549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.48% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79566 86840 94644
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Senior Systems Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Senior Systems Developer in the job title.

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 29 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Systems Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +51 67 £50,000 -35.48% 6
East of England +41 20 £57,500 -4.16% 1
South East +46 17 £50,000 -41.17% 2
London +22 16 £62,500 -21.87% 3
East Sussex - 13 £50,000 - 1
Brighton - 12 £50,000 -
Hove - 12 £50,000 -
East Midlands +23 11 £50,000 +17.64%
Leicestershire - 11 £50,000 -
Hertfordshire +22 9 £60,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 8 £56,250 -
Cambridge - 8 £56,250 -
St Albans +26 7 £60,000 -
Loughborough - 5 £50,000 -
City of London +56 3 £90,000 +14.28% 1
Norwich - 3 £32,500 -
Norfolk - 3 £32,500 -
South West - 2 £33,633 -
Surrey - 2 £52,500 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £33,633 -
Cheltenham - 2 £33,633 -
North West +17 1 £57,500 +53.33%
Manchester -1 1 £57,500 +53.33%
Hampshire - 1 £42,500 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £34,113 -
Redhill - 1 £60,000 -
Woking - 1 £45,000 -
Petersfield - 1 £42,500 -
Uckfield - 1 £45,000 -
Westminster - 1 £42,115 -

Senior Systems Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, Senior Systems Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Senior Systems Developer in the job title.

1 54 (44.26%) C#
2 48 (39.34%) SQL
2 48 (39.34%) .NET
3 45 (36.89%) JavaScript
4 42 (34.43%) Microsoft
5 37 (30.33%) Finance
6 35 (28.69%) Windows
7 34 (27.87%) HTML
8 32 (26.23%) Web Services
8 32 (26.23%) Python
8 32 (26.23%) Agile Software Development
9 31 (25.41%) Java
10 30 (24.59%) XML
11 28 (22.95%) Linux
11 28 (22.95%) MVC
12 26 (21.31%) PL/SQL
12 26 (21.31%) ASP.NET
12 26 (21.31%) Oracle
13 25 (20.49%) SQL Server
13 25 (20.49%) CSS
14 24 (19.67%) Unix
14 24 (19.67%) Degree
15 22 (18.03%) Mathematics
15 22 (18.03%) C
16 19 (15.57%) Banking
16 19 (15.57%) Software Engineering
16 19 (15.57%) System Testing
16 19 (15.57%) Analytical Skills
17 17 (13.93%) Business Intelligence
18 16 (13.11%) User Acceptance Testing

Senior Systems Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (8.20%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (6.56%) Tomcat
3 7 (5.74%) Apache
3 7 (5.74%) nginx
3 7 (5.74%) WebLogic
4 6 (4.92%) SharePoint
4 6 (4.92%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (3.28%) Node.js
6 2 (1.64%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.64%) IIS
6 2 (1.64%) Moodle
7 1 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.82%) CMS
7 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.82%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (9.02%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (12.30%) Oracle Applications
1 15 (12.30%) Oracle EBS
1 15 (12.30%) Oracle Financials
2 5 (4.10%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (2.46%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.82%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.82%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.56%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.46%) Office 365
3 2 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.10%) Internet
2 2 (1.64%) DNS
2 2 (1.64%) Firewall
2 2 (1.64%) HTTP
2 2 (1.64%) VLAN
2 2 (1.64%) VPN
3 1 (0.82%) FTP
3 1 (0.82%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (20.49%) SQL Server
2 15 (12.30%) NoSQL
2 15 (12.30%) Oracle Discoverer
2 15 (12.30%) Oracle Reports
3 7 (5.74%) Oracle BI EE
3 7 (5.74%) Redis
4 5 (4.10%) Big Data
4 5 (4.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (4.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (3.28%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.64%) Couchbase
6 2 (1.64%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.64%) MySQL
6 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (12.30%) Oracle Forms
2 9 (7.38%) Git (software)
2 9 (7.38%) Jenkins
3 7 (5.74%) ProC
3 7 (5.74%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.64%) CruiseControl
4 2 (1.64%) JUnit
4 2 (1.64%) NUnit
4 2 (1.64%) PHPUnit
4 2 (1.64%) Selenium
4 2 (1.64%) Subversion
4 2 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.82%) FitNesse
5 1 (0.82%) SpecFlow
General
1 37 (30.33%) Finance
2 19 (15.57%) Banking
3 10 (8.20%) Front Office
3 10 (8.20%) Investment Banking
4 9 (7.38%) Retail
5 2 (1.64%) Games
5 2 (1.64%) Law
5 2 (1.64%) Local Government
6 1 (0.82%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.82%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (39.34%) .NET
2 34 (27.87%) HTML
3 32 (26.23%) Web Services
4 30 (24.59%) XML
5 26 (21.31%) ASP.NET
6 25 (20.49%) CSS
7 15 (12.30%) .NET Framework
7 15 (12.30%) ASP.NET MVC
7 15 (12.30%) WCF
8 14 (11.48%) jQuery
9 13 (10.66%) AngularJS
10 9 (7.38%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 8 (6.56%) HTML5
12 7 (5.74%) Ajax
12 7 (5.74%) Apache Cordova
12 7 (5.74%) Apache Flex
12 7 (5.74%) CSS3
12 7 (5.74%) Django
12 7 (5.74%) Memcached
12 7 (5.74%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 22 (18.03%) Mathematics
2 19 (15.57%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (12.30%) Client/Server
3 15 (12.30%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 12 (9.84%) Computer Science
5 10 (8.20%) Fixed Income
5 10 (8.20%) Verilog
5 10 (8.20%) VHDL
6 8 (6.56%) Algorithms
7 7 (5.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (4.10%) Embedded Systems
8 5 (4.10%) Online Banking
9 4 (3.28%) Derivative
10 3 (2.46%) Credit Risk
10 3 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (2.46%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 3 (2.46%) User Experience
11 2 (1.64%) Data Structures
11 2 (1.64%) VLE
12 1 (0.82%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 35 (28.69%) Windows
2 28 (22.95%) Linux
3 24 (19.67%) Unix
4 15 (12.30%) Solaris
5 9 (7.38%) Windows 7
6 7 (5.74%) AIX
7 5 (4.10%) Android
7 5 (4.10%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.64%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.82%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (26.23%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (22.95%) MVC
3 19 (15.57%) Software Engineering
3 19 (15.57%) System Testing
4 17 (13.93%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (13.11%) Unit Testing
5 16 (13.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 15 (12.30%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 15 (12.30%) Data Analysis
6 15 (12.30%) Image Processing
6 15 (12.30%) Risk Analysis
7 14 (11.48%) SDLC
8 12 (9.84%) Service Delivery
9 10 (8.20%) Signal Processing
10 9 (7.38%) Web Development
11 8 (6.56%) Low Latency
11 8 (6.56%) OOD
11 8 (6.56%) Open Source
12 7 (5.74%) CQRS
12 7 (5.74%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 54 (44.26%) C#
2 48 (39.34%) SQL
3 45 (36.89%) JavaScript
4 32 (26.23%) Python
5 31 (25.41%) Java
6 26 (21.31%) PL/SQL
7 22 (18.03%) C
8 15 (12.30%) MATLAB
9 14 (11.48%) C++
10 13 (10.66%) PHP
11 11 (9.02%) Perl
11 11 (9.02%) T-SQL
12 10 (8.20%) Tcl
13 8 (6.56%) Scala
14 7 (5.74%) TypeScript
15 5 (4.10%) VB
16 4 (3.28%) PowerShell
17 3 (2.46%) R
17 3 (2.46%) VB.NET
18 2 (1.64%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 24 (19.67%) Degree
2 4 (3.28%) PhD
3 2 (1.64%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.46%) Basel III
System Software
1 5 (4.10%) Firmware
2 4 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.64%) Docker
4 1 (0.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (7.38%) SCCM
2 2 (1.64%) Puppet
Vendors
1 42 (34.43%) Microsoft
2 26 (21.31%) Oracle
3 10 (8.20%) Altera
3 10 (8.20%) Xilinx
4 4 (3.28%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (3.28%) VMware
5 2 (1.64%) Zend
6 1 (0.82%) Epicor
6 1 (0.82%) IBM
6 1 (0.82%) Infor
6 1 (0.82%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.82%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.82%) Nintex
6 1 (0.82%) Sage
6 1 (0.82%) SAP
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