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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior System Developer
Rank 888 884 858
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Developer 16 25 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.022% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.023% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 15 12 14
Average salary £40,000 £43,750 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £30,693 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £52,250 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £31,627 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -33.41%

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
102778 107783 99441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.50% 94.26%
Number of salaries quoted 85796 87187 82527
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 2015 within the UK.

Senior Systems Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Systems Developer
Top 14 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 4 September 2015. 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 -2 12 £50,000 +2.56% 3
South East +13 4 £40,000 -23.80%
Surrey +8 4 £40,000 -23.80%
Northamptonshire - 4 £50,000 -
Northampton - 4 £50,000 -
East Midlands - 4 £50,000 -
Redhill -3 3 £40,000 -23.80%
London -11 2 £56,000 +12.00%
North West -16 1 £37,500 +18.56% 1
East of England - 1 £67,500 - 2
Hertfordshire - 1 £67,500 - 1
Manchester - 1 £37,500 -
Sale - 1 £37,500 -
St Albans - 1 £67,500 - 1

Senior Systems Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 18 (58.06%) SQL
2 17 (54.84%) Java
3 13 (41.94%) .NET
4 11 (35.48%) PHP
4 11 (35.48%) C#
4 11 (35.48%) HTML
4 11 (35.48%) Finance
4 11 (35.48%) Degree
5 10 (32.26%) Linux
6 9 (29.03%) CRM
6 9 (29.03%) JavaScript
6 9 (29.03%) Oracle
7 7 (22.58%) Perl
7 7 (22.58%) Python
7 7 (22.58%) UNIX
7 7 (22.58%) Web Services
7 7 (22.58%) jQuery
7 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (19.35%) Relational Database
8 6 (19.35%) Git (software)
8 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (19.35%) XML
8 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
8 6 (19.35%) RDBMS
9 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
9 5 (16.13%) Apache
9 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (12.90%) JSON
10 4 (12.90%) .NET Framework
10 4 (12.90%) Java EE

Senior Systems Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 (16.13%) Apache
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle Service Bus
3 3 (9.68%) Tomcat
3 3 (9.68%) nginx
3 3 (9.68%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Visualfiles
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (6.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) SNMP
1 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
1 4 (12.90%) ICMP
2 2 (6.45%) Internet
2 2 (6.45%) LAN
2 2 (6.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) RDBMS
1 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
1 6 (19.35%) Relational Database
2 4 (12.90%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (9.68%) MySQL
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.45%) MongoDB
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 7
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (6.45%) MS Access
4 2 (6.45%) NoSQL
4 2 (6.45%) Redis
5 1 (3.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Git (software)
2 4 (12.90%) Jenkins
3 3 (9.68%) ProC
4 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
4 2 (6.45%) TeamCity
4 2 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.23%) SpecFlow
5 1 (3.23%) FitNesse
General
1 11 (35.48%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Law
3 3 (9.68%) Japanese Language
4 2 (6.45%) Banking
4 2 (6.45%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (3.23%) Front Office
5 1 (3.23%) Legal
5 1 (3.23%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (41.94%) .NET
2 11 (35.48%) HTML
3 7 (22.58%) Web Services
3 7 (22.58%) jQuery
4 6 (19.35%) XML
5 4 (12.90%) SAML
5 4 (12.90%) CSS
5 4 (12.90%) SOAP
5 4 (12.90%) OAuth
5 4 (12.90%) RESTful
5 4 (12.90%) Spring
5 4 (12.90%) .NET Framework
5 4 (12.90%) Java EE
5 4 (12.90%) JSON
5 4 (12.90%) Play Framework
6 3 (9.68%) Django
6 3 (9.68%) Memcached
7 2 (6.45%) Classic ASP
7 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
7 2 (6.45%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (6.45%) NHS
3 1 (3.23%) Fixed Income
3 1 (3.23%) Equities
3 1 (3.23%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.23%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) Linux
2 7 (22.58%) UNIX
3 3 (9.68%) AIX
3 3 (9.68%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.23%) Android
4 1 (3.23%) CentOS
4 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.23%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) CRM
2 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (12.90%) BPEL
4 4 (12.90%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (12.90%) Systems Analysis
4 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce
5 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
5 3 (9.68%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (9.68%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (9.68%) SDLC
5 3 (9.68%) Waterfall
6 2 (6.45%) Automated Testing
6 2 (6.45%) BPMN
6 2 (6.45%) Web Development
6 2 (6.45%) TDD
6 2 (6.45%) Zachman Framework
6 2 (6.45%) TOGAF
6 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (6.45%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 18 (58.06%) SQL
2 17 (54.84%) Java
3 11 (35.48%) C#
3 11 (35.48%) PHP
4 9 (29.03%) JavaScript
5 7 (22.58%) Perl
5 7 (22.58%) Python
6 4 (12.90%) C++
6 4 (12.90%) PL/SQL
7 3 (9.68%) C
8 2 (6.45%) VB.NET
9 1 (3.23%) Ruby
9 1 (3.23%) Scala
9 1 (3.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (35.48%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) EMIR
2 1 (3.23%) Dodd-Frank
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Puppet
1 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.23%) logstash
1 1 (3.23%) Graphite
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) Oracle
2 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.90%) IBM
4 2 (6.45%) Google
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