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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior System Developer
Rank 869 857 861
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Developer 11 22 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.020% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.022% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 8 16 30
Average salary £46,000 £60,000 £40,644
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.33% +47.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £40,000 £38,029
10% offered a salary of more than £48,700 £62,250 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -

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
104608 102056 108531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.68% 94.69% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 87149 82785 93534
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 December 2014 within the UK.

Senior Systems Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Systems Developer
Top 13 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 24 December 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 -9 11 £46,000 -23.33% 3
Stoke-on-Trent +11 4 £46,000 +15.00% 2
Staffordshire +6 4 £46,000 +15.00% 2
West Midlands -14 4 £46,000 +15.00% 2
East of England - 3 - -
Cambridgeshire - 3 - -
Cambridge - 3 - -
South West -10 2 £45,000 -
Bournemouth - 2 £45,000 -
Dorset - 2 £45,000 -
London -22 1 £32,500 -45.83% 1
Berkshire - 1 £55,000 -
South East - 1 £55,000 -

Senior Systems Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 22 (66.67%) .NET
2 18 (54.55%) JavaScript
2 18 (54.55%) SQL
3 16 (48.48%) C#
4 15 (45.45%) SQL Server
4 15 (45.45%) jQuery
5 11 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 11 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (30.30%) HTML
7 9 (27.27%) XML
8 8 (24.24%) Web Development
8 8 (24.24%) Computer Science
9 7 (21.21%) VB.NET
9 7 (21.21%) Project Management
10 6 (18.18%) Retail
10 6 (18.18%) Degree
10 6 (18.18%) WCF
10 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (15.15%) OO
11 5 (15.15%) SharePoint
11 5 (15.15%) N-Tier
11 5 (15.15%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (12.12%) C
12 4 (12.12%) PHP
12 4 (12.12%) T-SQL
12 4 (12.12%) VBA
12 4 (12.12%) MS Office
12 4 (12.12%) CSS
12 4 (12.12%) OOP

Senior Systems Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 5 (15.15%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.06%) CMS
2 2 (6.06%) Drupal
2 2 (6.06%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.03%) Jetty
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Office
2 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) Intranet
2 1 (3.03%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (15.15%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (12.12%) Relational Database
5 2 (6.06%) MySQL
5 2 (6.06%) MongoDB
5 2 (6.06%) SAP Data Services
5 2 (6.06%) MS Access
5 2 (6.06%) Cognos Impromptu
5 2 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (6.06%) Data Mining
5 2 (6.06%) Star Schema
5 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
1 2 (6.06%) Subversion
1 2 (6.06%) JIRA
2 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.03%) Checkstyle
General
1 6 (18.18%) Retail
2 3 (9.09%) Finance
3 2 (6.06%) Aerospace
3 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.06%) Marketing
3 2 (6.06%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (66.67%) .NET
2 15 (45.45%) jQuery
3 11 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 10 (30.30%) HTML
5 9 (27.27%) XML
6 6 (18.18%) WCF
7 4 (12.12%) WPF
7 4 (12.12%) CSS
8 3 (9.09%) Middleware
9 2 (6.06%) WinForms
9 2 (6.06%) Ajax
9 2 (6.06%) .NET Framework
9 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (6.06%) FusionCharts
10 1 (3.03%) Spring
10 1 (3.03%) Swing
10 1 (3.03%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Computer Science
2 5 (15.15%) N-Tier
3 4 (12.12%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.06%) Replication
4 2 (6.06%) Market Risk
4 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.03%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Mac OS X
2 2 (6.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (24.24%) Web Development
3 7 (21.21%) Project Management
4 5 (15.15%) OO
5 4 (12.12%) OOP
5 4 (12.12%) Service Delivery
5 4 (12.12%) MVC
6 3 (9.09%) ITIL
6 3 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 3 (9.09%) Resource Management
6 3 (9.09%) Multithreading
7 2 (6.06%) Dimensional Modelling
7 2 (6.06%) Information Architecture
7 2 (6.06%) MVVM
7 2 (6.06%) Business Analysis
7 2 (6.06%) Content Management
7 2 (6.06%) DSDM
7 2 (6.06%) Data Modelling
7 2 (6.06%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 18 (54.55%) JavaScript
1 18 (54.55%) SQL
2 16 (48.48%) C#
3 7 (21.21%) VB.NET
4 4 (12.12%) VBA
4 4 (12.12%) T-SQL
4 4 (12.12%) PHP
4 4 (12.12%) C
5 3 (9.09%) C++
5 3 (9.09%) Objective-C
6 1 (3.03%) Java
6 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) NVQ Level 3
3 1 (3.03%) BC Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) SLA
2 2 (6.06%) ISO 14001
2 2 (6.06%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle
3 2 (6.06%) SAP
3 2 (6.06%) Telerik
4 1 (3.03%) ServiceNow
4 1 (3.03%) IBM
4 1 (3.03%) Ab Initio
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