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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior System Developer
Rank 880 913 900
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Developer 50 42 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.040% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.041% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 35 37 40
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £41,534 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £85,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -25.00%

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
96369 101236 101631
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.45% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 80844 83884 81689
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 13 February 2016 within the UK.

Senior Systems Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Systems Developer
Top 20 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 13 February 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 +34 50 £55,000 -4.34% 5
London +26 19 £72,500 -7.93% 2
South East - 14 £52,500 - 2
City of London +75 12 £85,000 -
Yorkshire +18 9 - -
West Yorkshire +15 9 - -
Halifax - 9 - -
Hampshire - 7 £45,000 - 1
Surrey - 6 £52,500 -
East Midlands - 6 £40,667 - 1
Leicestershire - 6 £40,667 - 1
Redhill - 6 £52,500 -
Petersfield - 5 - -
Cambridge 0 2 £60,500 -
Cambridgeshire 0 2 £60,500 +51.25%
East of England -4 2 £60,500 +51.25%
Farnborough - 2 £45,000 -
Leicester - 2 £43,835 -
Dartford - 1 - -
Kent - 1 - -

Senior Systems Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 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 54 (50.94%) C#
2 48 (45.28%) .NET
3 45 (42.45%) Finance
4 41 (38.68%) SQL
4 41 (38.68%) Java
5 39 (36.79%) Python
6 38 (35.85%) JavaScript
7 34 (32.08%) Analytical Skills
8 33 (31.13%) Degree
9 32 (30.19%) C++
9 32 (30.19%) HTML
10 30 (28.30%) Software Engineering
11 29 (27.36%) Microsoft
11 29 (27.36%) Low Latency
12 24 (22.64%) SQL Server
13 23 (21.70%) Banking
13 23 (21.70%) Multithreading
14 22 (20.75%) Mathematics
14 22 (20.75%) Oracle
14 22 (20.75%) OOD
15 21 (19.81%) Linux
15 21 (19.81%) Web Services
15 21 (19.81%) Agile Software Development
16 20 (18.87%) Windows
17 19 (17.92%) Unix
17 19 (17.92%) ASP.NET
17 19 (17.92%) CSS
18 18 (16.98%) Computer Science
18 18 (16.98%) jQuery
19 17 (16.04%) PL/SQL

Senior Systems Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 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 11 (10.38%) Apache
2 10 (9.43%) nginx
2 10 (9.43%) Tomcat
2 10 (9.43%) WebLogic
3 5 (4.72%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.83%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (2.83%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.89%) IIS
5 2 (1.89%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.94%) CMS
6 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.94%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (13.21%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.83%) Demantra
1 3 (2.83%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (2.83%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (2.83%) Oracle ASCP
1 3 (2.83%) Oracle Assets
1 3 (2.83%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (2.83%) Oracle General Ledger
1 3 (2.83%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (2.83%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.94%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.66%) Internet
2 2 (1.89%) DNS
2 2 (1.89%) Firewall
2 2 (1.89%) ICMP
2 2 (1.89%) SNMP
2 2 (1.89%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.89%) VLAN
2 2 (1.89%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (22.64%) SQL Server
2 13 (12.26%) Oracle BI EE
3 8 (7.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (6.60%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (5.66%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (3.77%) Redis
7 3 (2.83%) MySQL
7 3 (2.83%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 3 (2.83%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.89%) Big Data
8 2 (1.89%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.94%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (12.26%) Git (software)
2 10 (9.43%) Jenkins
2 10 (9.43%) ProC
2 10 (9.43%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.83%) NUnit
3 3 (2.83%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (2.83%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (2.83%) TeamCity
3 3 (2.83%) Toad
4 2 (1.89%) JUnit
4 2 (1.89%) Moq
4 2 (1.89%) MSTest
4 2 (1.89%) PHPUnit
4 2 (1.89%) Selenium
4 2 (1.89%) StyleCop
4 2 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.94%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.94%) JIRA
General
1 45 (42.45%) Finance
2 23 (21.70%) Banking
3 13 (12.26%) Front Office
3 13 (12.26%) Investment Banking
4 9 (8.49%) Retail
5 8 (7.55%) Manufacturing
6 5 (4.72%) Law
7 3 (2.83%) Billing
8 2 (1.89%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.94%) Advertising
9 1 (0.94%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (45.28%) .NET
2 32 (30.19%) HTML
3 21 (19.81%) Web Services
4 19 (17.92%) ASP.NET
4 19 (17.92%) CSS
5 18 (16.98%) jQuery
6 16 (15.09%) XML
7 15 (14.15%) .NET Framework
8 13 (12.26%) Apache Flex
9 12 (11.32%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (10.38%) WCF
11 10 (9.43%) Django
11 10 (9.43%) Memcached
12 6 (5.66%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 6 (5.66%) Kafka
12 6 (5.66%) RabbitMQ
13 5 (4.72%) Ajax
13 5 (4.72%) AngularJS
13 5 (4.72%) ASP.NET Web API
14 4 (3.77%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 34 (32.08%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (20.75%) Mathematics
3 18 (16.98%) Computer Science
4 13 (12.26%) Fixed Income
4 13 (12.26%) Physics
5 12 (11.32%) Hedge funds
6 10 (9.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 8 (7.55%) Derivative
8 5 (4.72%) Equities
8 5 (4.72%) Equity Derivative
8 5 (4.72%) Online Banking
9 4 (3.77%) Algorithms
9 4 (3.77%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 4 (3.77%) Verilog
9 4 (3.77%) VHDL
10 3 (2.83%) AS400
10 3 (2.83%) Credit Risk
10 3 (2.83%) FMCG
10 3 (2.83%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 2 (1.89%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 21 (19.81%) Linux
2 20 (18.87%) Windows
3 19 (17.92%) Unix
4 10 (9.43%) AIX
5 9 (8.49%) Windows 7
6 5 (4.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.94%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.94%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (28.30%) Software Engineering
2 29 (27.36%) Low Latency
3 23 (21.70%) Multithreading
4 22 (20.75%) OOD
5 21 (19.81%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (15.09%) Risk Management
6 16 (15.09%) SDLC
7 15 (14.15%) OO
8 14 (13.21%) MVC
9 13 (12.26%) Performance Optimisation
10 11 (10.38%) Service Delivery
11 10 (9.43%) Configuration Management
11 10 (9.43%) Electronic Trading
11 10 (9.43%) Performance Tuning
11 10 (9.43%) Requirements Analysis
11 10 (9.43%) Waterfall
11 10 (9.43%) Web Development
12 8 (7.55%) Proprietary Trading
13 6 (5.66%) Open Source
13 6 (5.66%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 54 (50.94%) C#
2 41 (38.68%) Java
2 41 (38.68%) SQL
3 39 (36.79%) Python
4 38 (35.85%) JavaScript
5 32 (30.19%) C++
6 17 (16.04%) C
6 17 (16.04%) PL/SQL
7 16 (15.09%) Perl
8 15 (14.15%) PHP
9 10 (9.43%) Scala
10 6 (5.66%) MATLAB
10 6 (5.66%) T-SQL
10 6 (5.66%) VB.NET
11 4 (3.77%) PowerShell
11 4 (3.77%) Shell Script
11 4 (3.77%) Tcl
11 4 (3.77%) VB
12 3 (2.83%) COBOL
13 2 (1.89%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 33 (31.13%) Degree
2 2 (1.89%) MySQL Certification
2 2 (1.89%) PhD
2 2 (1.89%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.89%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.94%) ISEB
3 1 (0.94%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.83%) Basel III
2 1 (0.94%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.94%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.89%) Docker
3 1 (0.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (8.49%) SCCM
Vendors
1 29 (27.36%) Microsoft
2 22 (20.75%) Oracle
3 4 (3.77%) Altera
3 4 (3.77%) VMware
3 4 (3.77%) Xilinx
4 3 (2.83%) IBM
4 3 (2.83%) SAP
5 2 (1.89%) Google
5 2 (1.89%) Zend
6 1 (0.94%) Nintex
6 1 (0.94%) PayPal
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