The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Systems Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Developer
Rank 691 577 600
Rank change year-on-year
-114 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Developer 192 357 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.30% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.32% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 170 327 247
Average salary £37,750 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.17% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,250 £38,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-7.84% +9.28%

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
101039 111103 102972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.57% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 82999 91169 85609
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 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Systems Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Systems Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Systems Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Systems Developer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Systems Developer within the UK.

Systems Developer Salary Trend in the UK

Systems Developer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Developer over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 within the UK.

Systems Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

Systems Developer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -97 181 £38,000 -15.55% 36
South East -8 45 £35,000 -26.31% 5
London -55 39 £50,000 - 6
East of England -4 30 £42,500 +16.98% 5
North West +1 21 £30,486 -18.70% 4
Manchester +29 20 £30,486 -10.10% 4
South West +3 15 £37,500 -14.28%
Surrey -14 13 £35,000 -26.31%
Buckinghamshire +6 12 £35,000 +10.23% 1
Hertfordshire +3 11 £40,000 +60.00% 1
Milton Keynes -9 11 £35,000 +10.23%
West Midlands -27 11 £35,000 - 5
Bedfordshire +14 10 £42,500 +19.17% 2
Yorkshire +3 10 £33,500 -0.44% 1
City of London -10 10 £50,000 -
Scotland +18 9 £35,000 +6.06% 5
Cambridgeshire +4 9 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Cambridge +21 8 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Berkshire +9 8 £85,000 +88.88% 1
East Midlands 0 8 £36,250 +11.53% 9
West Yorkshire +15 7 £35,500 +1.42% 1
Leeds +10 7 £35,500 +0.47% 1
Birmingham -14 7 £34,750 -12.57% 3
Barnstaple - 7 £37,500 -
Devon - 7 £37,500 -
Oxfordshire +20 5 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Watford +11 5 £40,000 +60.00%
Redhill -19 5 £37,500 -16.66%
Oldham - 5 - -
Edinburgh +17 4 £30,500 +2.52% 3

Systems Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited 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 Systems Developer in their job title.

1 239 (55.45%) SQL
2 197 (45.71%) .NET
3 185 (42.92%) C#
4 162 (37.59%) SQL Server
5 136 (31.55%) JavaScript
6 131 (30.39%) HTML
7 110 (25.52%) ASP.NET
8 104 (24.13%) Finance
9 102 (23.67%) CSS
10 84 (19.49%) Java
11 76 (17.63%) Microsoft
12 69 (16.01%) Oracle
13 65 (15.08%) Degree
14 58 (13.46%) MVC
15 57 (13.23%) Analytical Skills
16 56 (12.99%) Linux
16 56 (12.99%) jQuery
17 54 (12.53%) Agile Software Development
17 54 (12.53%) Windows
18 53 (12.30%) Relational Database
19 51 (11.83%) Business Intelligence
19 51 (11.83%) VB.NET
20 50 (11.60%) Web Services
21 47 (10.90%) PHP
22 43 (9.98%) Python
23 42 (9.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 41 (9.51%) OO
24 41 (9.51%) MS Excel
25 39 (9.05%) XML
26 38 (8.82%) T-SQL

Systems Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited 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 Systems Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 31 (7.19%) SharePoint
2 13 (3.02%) IIS
3 9 (2.09%) Oracle Workflow
3 9 (2.09%) CMS
4 8 (1.86%) SharePoint 2010
4 8 (1.86%) Drupal
4 8 (1.86%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (1.62%) Apache
5 7 (1.62%) FormScape
6 6 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (1.16%) ArchestrA
8 4 (0.93%) Oracle Service Bus
8 4 (0.93%) Node.js
8 4 (0.93%) WordPress
9 3 (0.70%) ColdFusion
9 3 (0.70%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.46%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.46%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.46%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 41 (9.51%) MS Excel
2 14 (3.25%) MS Office
3 12 (2.78%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.46%) MS Project
6 1 (0.23%) Simulink
6 1 (0.23%) Stateflow
6 1 (0.23%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 19 (4.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.39%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (1.16%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (1.16%) Oracle Receivables
3 5 (1.16%) Oracle Cash Management
3 5 (1.16%) Oracle Assets
3 5 (1.16%) Agresso
3 5 (1.16%) Hyperion Enterprise
3 5 (1.16%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (1.16%) Oracle General Ledger
3 5 (1.16%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (1.16%) Oracle iProcurement
4 4 (0.93%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.93%) Visualfiles
5 3 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.70%) HFM
6 2 (0.46%) Infor CRM
7 1 (0.23%) Aareon QL
7 1 (0.23%) OPENHousing
7 1 (0.23%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (2.32%) SaaS
3 7 (1.62%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.70%) Office 365
4 3 (0.70%) PaaS
5 1 (0.23%) Basecamp
5 1 (0.23%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.55%) Internet
2 8 (1.86%) HTTP
3 6 (1.39%) Intranet
4 4 (0.93%) Wireless
4 4 (0.93%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.93%) SSL
5 3 (0.70%) VLAN
6 1 (0.23%) FTP
6 1 (0.23%) ATM
6 1 (0.23%) Broadband
6 1 (0.23%) SAN
6 1 (0.23%) SWIFTNet
6 1 (0.23%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (37.59%) SQL Server
2 53 (12.30%) Relational Database
3 42 (9.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 35 (8.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 34 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 34 (7.89%) MySQL
6 22 (5.10%) MS Access
6 22 (5.10%) RDBMS
7 16 (3.71%) Crystal Reports
8 14 (3.25%) PostgreSQL
8 14 (3.25%) Oracle Database
8 14 (3.25%) Big Data
8 14 (3.25%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (2.55%) SQL Server 2005
11 9 (2.09%) UniData
11 9 (2.09%) QlikView
12 8 (1.86%) Redis
13 6 (1.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 5 (1.16%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 27 (6.26%) Visual Studio
2 22 (5.10%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (4.18%) Git (software)
3 18 (4.18%) Jenkins
4 10 (2.32%) Subversion
5 7 (1.62%) Oracle APEX
6 6 (1.39%) ProC
7 4 (0.93%) JIRA
8 3 (0.70%) Bitbucket
8 3 (0.70%) SpecFlow
8 3 (0.70%) ReSharper
9 2 (0.46%) MSTest
9 2 (0.46%) WinDbg
9 2 (0.46%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.46%) Selenium
9 2 (0.46%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.23%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.23%) ClearCase
10 1 (0.23%) Ant
General
1 104 (24.13%) Finance
2 26 (6.03%) Manufacturing
3 20 (4.64%) Law
4 17 (3.94%) Telecoms
5 15 (3.48%) Legal
6 11 (2.55%) Billing
7 9 (2.09%) Games
7 9 (2.09%) Banking
8 8 (1.86%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (1.39%) Electronics
10 5 (1.16%) Japanese Language
11 4 (0.93%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.93%) Back Office
11 4 (0.93%) Automotive
12 3 (0.70%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.70%) Front Office
12 3 (0.70%) Marketing
13 2 (0.46%) Private Banking
13 2 (0.46%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.46%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 197 (45.71%) .NET
2 131 (30.39%) HTML
3 110 (25.52%) ASP.NET
4 102 (23.67%) CSS
5 56 (12.99%) jQuery
6 50 (11.60%) Web Services
7 39 (9.05%) XML
8 34 (7.89%) .NET Framework
9 31 (7.19%) ASP.NET MVC
9 31 (7.19%) HTML5
10 29 (6.73%) CSS3
11 28 (6.50%) Ajax
12 22 (5.10%) SOAP
12 22 (5.10%) WCF
13 17 (3.94%) WinForms
14 14 (3.25%) RESTful
15 13 (3.02%) XHTML
15 13 (3.02%) Entity Framework
15 13 (3.02%) Spring
16 12 (2.78%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 57 (13.23%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (6.50%) Computer Science
3 24 (5.57%) Open Source
4 17 (3.94%) User Experience
5 15 (3.48%) Management Information System
6 12 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (2.55%) Mobile App
8 8 (1.86%) Video Conferencing
8 8 (1.86%) EPoS
8 8 (1.86%) Data Structures
9 7 (1.62%) Mathematics
10 6 (1.39%) Equities
10 6 (1.39%) N-Tier
11 5 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (1.16%) Cryptography
11 5 (1.16%) SCADA
11 5 (1.16%) Hedge funds
12 4 (0.93%) Inversion of Control
12 4 (0.93%) Data Integration
12 4 (0.93%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 56 (12.99%) Linux
2 54 (12.53%) Windows
3 19 (4.41%) UNIX
4 8 (1.86%) Android
5 7 (1.62%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.39%) CentOS
6 6 (1.39%) Ubuntu
6 6 (1.39%) Debian
7 3 (0.70%) Windows XP
7 3 (0.70%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.46%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.46%) OpenWrt
8 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (13.46%) MVC
2 54 (12.53%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (11.83%) Business Intelligence
4 41 (9.51%) OO
5 37 (8.58%) Web Development
6 34 (7.89%) CRM
7 32 (7.42%) Workflow
8 29 (6.73%) TDD
9 25 (5.80%) Project Management
10 20 (4.64%) E-Commerce
10 20 (4.64%) ERP
11 17 (3.94%) Migration
11 17 (3.94%) Software Testing
12 16 (3.71%) Scrum
13 15 (3.48%) Integration Testing
14 14 (3.25%) Change Management
15 13 (3.02%) User Acceptance Testing
16 12 (2.78%) Software Engineering
16 12 (2.78%) OOP
17 11 (2.55%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 239 (55.45%) SQL
2 185 (42.92%) C#
3 136 (31.55%) JavaScript
4 84 (19.49%) Java
5 51 (11.83%) VB.NET
6 47 (10.90%) PHP
7 43 (9.98%) Python
8 38 (8.82%) T-SQL
9 37 (8.58%) C
10 28 (6.50%) VB
11 27 (6.26%) C++
12 23 (5.34%) Ruby
12 23 (5.34%) PL/SQL
13 22 (5.10%) Perl
14 15 (3.48%) VBA
15 13 (3.02%) Bash Shell
16 10 (2.32%) COBOL
17 9 (2.09%) RPG
18 8 (1.86%) Scala
19 4 (0.93%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 65 (15.08%) Degree
2 4 (0.93%) Oracle Certification
2 4 (0.93%) Sun Certification
3 3 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (0.70%) MCSE
3 3 (0.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.23%) OCP
4 1 (0.23%) PMP
4 1 (0.23%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.23%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.23%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.78%) QA
2 5 (1.16%) SLA
3 3 (0.70%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.23%) EMIR
4 1 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.23%) MiFID
System Software
1 4 (0.93%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.70%) Firmware
3 2 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (1.62%) Puppet
2 6 (1.39%) Graphite
2 6 (1.39%) logstash
2 6 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.46%) SCOM
3 2 (0.46%) MOM
Vendors
1 76 (17.63%) Microsoft
2 69 (16.01%) Oracle
3 17 (3.94%) Zend
4 12 (2.78%) Business Objects
5 11 (2.55%) Hyperion
5 11 (2.55%) Tableau
6 7 (1.62%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (1.62%) Wonderware
7 6 (1.39%) Telerik
7 6 (1.39%) Maconomy
7 6 (1.39%) VMware
8 4 (0.93%) NetSuite
8 4 (0.93%) Google
8 4 (0.93%) OpenText
8 4 (0.93%) IBM
9 3 (0.70%) ServiceNow
9 3 (0.70%) LexisNexis
9 3 (0.70%) Cognos
9 3 (0.70%) JD Edwards
9 3 (0.70%) Lotus
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London
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Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Training
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Salary: From £20,000 to £40,000 per annum £20-40k pa + benefits
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Salary: £32000.00 - £39000.00 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + good benefits, great role!
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