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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior System Developer
Rank 845 922 948
Rank change year-on-year
+77 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Developer 38 44 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.041% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.042% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 36 36 28
Median salary £44,000 £55,000 £56,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -3.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £42,550 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £100,000 £78,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £43,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.52%

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
86247 103892 110745
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.43% 96.55% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 71633 86643 91629
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 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 4 December 2016 within the UK.

Senior Systems Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Systems Developer
Top 21 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 4 December 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 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 +89 38 £44,000 -20.00% 4
East of England +37 23 £43,000 -28.33% 1
Suffolk - 18 £43,000 - 1
Bury St Edmunds - 12 £43,000 - 1
London +70 7 £70,000 -20.00% 3
Hertfordshire +10 5 £60,000 -
South East +74 4 £60,000 +50.00%
East Sussex - 4 £60,000 -
Woodbridge - 4 £42,500 -
Brighton - 4 £60,000 -
Watford - 3 £55,000 -
City of London +29 2 £70,000 -22.22% 2
St Albans -6 2 £60,000 -
Shropshire - 2 £47,575 -
West Midlands - 2 £47,575 -
Manchester -13 1 £45,000 +12.50%
North West -24 1 £45,000 +4.65%
East Midlands - 1 £50,000 -
Leicestershire - 1 £50,000 -
Loughborough - 1 £50,000 -
Telford - 1 £45,000 -

Senior Systems Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 44 (52.38%) SQL
2 36 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (38.10%) .NET
4 28 (33.33%) C#
5 27 (32.14%) Windows
5 27 (32.14%) Microsoft
5 27 (32.14%) MVC
6 24 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 24 (28.57%) Java
7 22 (26.19%) Oracle
7 22 (26.19%) ASP.NET
7 22 (26.19%) Linux
7 22 (26.19%) ASP.NET MVC
7 22 (26.19%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 21 (25.00%) Finance
9 20 (23.81%) SDLC
10 18 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 18 (21.43%) T-SQL
11 17 (20.24%) C
11 17 (20.24%) Visual Studio
12 16 (19.05%) JavaScript
12 16 (19.05%) Python
12 16 (19.05%) .NET Framework
13 15 (17.86%) SOA
13 15 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
13 15 (17.86%) PL/SQL
13 15 (17.86%) HTML
13 15 (17.86%) XML
13 15 (17.86%) Unix
14 14 (16.67%) WCF

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 12 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 5 (5.95%) Apache Spark
3 5 (5.95%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.76%) Apache
4 4 (4.76%) Confluence
4 4 (4.76%) GlassFish
4 4 (4.76%) WebLogic
4 4 (4.76%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.38%) JBoss
5 2 (2.38%) nginx
5 2 (2.38%) Oracle 10gAS
5 2 (2.38%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (1.19%) CMS
6 1 (1.19%) Mule
6 1 (1.19%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 3 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (11.90%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (10.71%) Oracle Applications
2 9 (10.71%) Oracle EBS R12
2 9 (10.71%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (2.38%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.95%) Intranet
2 1 (1.19%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 18 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (14.29%) NoSQL
4 11 (13.10%) Oracle Reports
5 10 (11.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (10.71%) Oracle Discoverer
7 8 (9.52%) Relational Database
8 7 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (8.33%) RDBMS
8 7 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (7.14%) Redis
10 5 (5.95%) Big Data
10 5 (5.95%) DTS
10 5 (5.95%) Hadoop
10 5 (5.95%) OLAP
10 5 (5.95%) Oracle OLAP
11 4 (4.76%) Couchbase
12 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2000
12 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (2.38%) GIS
Development Applications
1 17 (20.24%) Visual Studio
2 11 (13.10%) Jenkins
2 11 (13.10%) Oracle Forms
3 6 (7.14%) JUnit
4 5 (5.95%) JIRA
4 5 (5.95%) Maven
4 5 (5.95%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (4.76%) Ant
5 4 (4.76%) Gradle
5 4 (4.76%) Hudson
6 3 (3.57%) Git (software)
7 2 (2.38%) MorphX
7 2 (2.38%) ProC
7 2 (2.38%) PVCS
8 1 (1.19%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.19%) NUnit
8 1 (1.19%) Subversion
General
1 21 (25.00%) Finance
2 7 (8.33%) Banking
3 5 (5.95%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.38%) Retail
5 1 (1.19%) Games
5 1 (1.19%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (38.10%) .NET
2 22 (26.19%) ASP.NET
2 22 (26.19%) ASP.NET MVC
2 22 (26.19%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 16 (19.05%) .NET Framework
4 15 (17.86%) HTML
4 15 (17.86%) XML
5 14 (16.67%) Entity Framework
5 14 (16.67%) WCF
6 13 (15.48%) CSS
7 12 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 12 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
8 10 (11.90%) AngularJS
9 9 (10.71%) HTML5
10 8 (9.52%) CSS3
10 8 (9.52%) Middleware
10 8 (9.52%) REST
10 8 (9.52%) SOAP
10 8 (9.52%) Web Services
11 6 (7.14%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.48%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 12 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 9 (10.71%) Client/Server
4 7 (8.33%) Algorithms
4 7 (8.33%) Verilog
4 7 (8.33%) VHDL
5 6 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (2.38%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.19%) Derivative
7 1 (1.19%) e-Learning
7 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 27 (32.14%) Windows
2 22 (26.19%) Linux
3 15 (17.86%) Unix
4 9 (10.71%) Solaris
5 7 (8.33%) Android
6 4 (4.76%) Windows 7
6 4 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.57%) Windows Server
8 2 (2.38%) AIX
9 1 (1.19%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.19%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (32.14%) MVC
3 20 (23.81%) SDLC
4 15 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (17.86%) SOA
5 13 (15.48%) Data Analysis
5 13 (15.48%) Image Processing
6 11 (13.10%) Software Engineering
6 11 (13.10%) Unit Testing
7 9 (10.71%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 9 (10.71%) Risk Analysis
7 9 (10.71%) System Testing
7 9 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (8.33%) Microservices
8 7 (8.33%) Signal Processing
9 6 (7.14%) Computer Vision
9 6 (7.14%) Continuous Deployment
9 6 (7.14%) CQRS
9 6 (7.14%) High Availability
9 6 (7.14%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 44 (52.38%) SQL
2 28 (33.33%) C#
3 24 (28.57%) Java
4 18 (21.43%) T-SQL
5 17 (20.24%) C
6 16 (19.05%) JavaScript
6 16 (19.05%) Python
7 15 (17.86%) PL/SQL
8 13 (15.48%) MATLAB
9 9 (10.71%) C++
10 8 (9.52%) Scala
11 7 (8.33%) Tcl
12 6 (7.14%) PHP
12 6 (7.14%) TypeScript
13 5 (5.95%) Haskell
14 2 (2.38%) Perl
14 2 (2.38%) Shell Script
14 2 (2.38%) VB.NET
14 2 (2.38%) X++
15 1 (1.19%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 12 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (13.10%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (7.14%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (4.76%) Puppet
2 2 (2.38%) Grafana
2 2 (2.38%) Graphite
Vendors
1 27 (32.14%) Microsoft
2 22 (26.19%) Oracle
3 7 (8.33%) Altera
3 7 (8.33%) Xilinx
4 2 (2.38%) Serena
5 1 (1.19%) Pega
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