The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Programmer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Systems Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Programmer
Rank 896 848 892
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +44
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Programmer 8 31 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.029% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.030% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 5 25 15
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +51.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,889 £59,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £35,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +27.27%

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
107528 102254 109513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.52% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 87765 84921 93187
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
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 Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Systems Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Systems Programmer
Salary Trend

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

Systems Programmer Salary Trend in the UK

Systems Programmer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Programmer over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 within the UK.

Systems Programmer Salary Histogram in the UK

Systems Programmer
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Programmer within the UK over the 3 months to 21 October 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 -36 6 £28,000 -28.66% 3
Scotland -4 2 £47,112 +10.85%
West Midlands -22 2 £28,000 +33.33%
East of England -26 2 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 - -
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
Staffordshire - 2 £28,000 -
North West -8 1 £42,500 +18.05% 1
Edinburgh -12 1 £51,000 +20.00%
London -22 1 - - 2
Glasgow - 1 £43,223 -
Lancashire - 1 £42,500 - 1
Chorley - 1 £42,500 - 1

Systems Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Systems Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title.

1 14 (42.42%) SQL
1 14 (42.42%) .NET
2 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 12 (36.36%) VB.NET
2 12 (36.36%) C++
3 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 10 (30.30%) C#
4 10 (30.30%) MS Office
4 10 (30.30%) Degree
5 9 (27.27%) ASP.NET
6 7 (21.21%) Web Services
6 7 (21.21%) Finance
6 7 (21.21%) Relational Database
7 6 (18.18%) Software Engineering
7 6 (18.18%) OO
8 5 (15.15%) Oracle
8 5 (15.15%) IBM
8 5 (15.15%) OOD
8 5 (15.15%) XML
8 5 (15.15%) Document Management
8 5 (15.15%) Workflow
9 4 (12.12%) SCADA
9 4 (12.12%) Computer Science
9 4 (12.12%) System Testing
9 4 (12.12%) Information Security
9 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
9 4 (12.12%) ERP
9 4 (12.12%) T-SQL

Systems Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Systems Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.09%) CICS
1 3 (9.09%) IIS
2 2 (6.06%) JBoss
2 2 (6.06%) OpenEdge
2 2 (6.06%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 10 (30.30%) MS Office
2 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.03%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (6.06%) Epicor Vantage
1 2 (6.06%) BusinessWorks
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (21.21%) Relational Database
3 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (6.06%) DTS
5 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.03%) MySQL
5 1 (3.03%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Talend Open Studio
1 2 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
1 2 (6.06%) PeopleTools
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.03%) Eclipse
General
1 7 (21.21%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Banking
2 1 (3.03%) Retail
2 1 (3.03%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (42.42%) .NET
2 9 (27.27%) ASP.NET
3 7 (21.21%) Web Services
4 5 (15.15%) XML
5 3 (9.09%) Middleware
5 3 (9.09%) HTML
6 2 (6.06%) Ajax
6 2 (6.06%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (6.06%) jQuery
6 2 (6.06%) EDI
7 1 (3.03%) POSIX
7 1 (3.03%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) SCADA
1 4 (12.12%) Computer Science
1 4 (12.12%) Mainframe
1 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) VSAM
2 2 (6.06%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.03%) Home Automation
3 1 (3.03%) Cryptography
3 1 (3.03%) Tandem
3 1 (3.03%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) zOS
2 2 (6.06%) Windows
2 2 (6.06%) MVS
3 1 (3.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) Software Engineering
1 6 (18.18%) OO
2 5 (15.15%) OOD
2 5 (15.15%) Document Management
2 5 (15.15%) Workflow
3 4 (12.12%) System Testing
3 4 (12.12%) Information Security
3 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (12.12%) ERP
4 3 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (9.09%) Change Management
5 2 (6.06%) Web Design
5 2 (6.06%) Unit Testing
5 2 (6.06%) PDM
5 2 (6.06%) TOGAF
5 2 (6.06%) Data Modelling
5 2 (6.06%) UML
5 2 (6.06%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.06%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 14 (42.42%) SQL
2 12 (36.36%) VB.NET
2 12 (36.36%) C++
3 10 (30.30%) C#
4 4 (12.12%) T-SQL
5 3 (9.09%) JCL
6 2 (6.06%) Java
6 2 (6.06%) PHP
6 2 (6.06%) COBOL
6 2 (6.06%) VB
6 2 (6.06%) VBA
6 2 (6.06%) REXX
7 1 (3.03%) Assembly Language
7 1 (3.03%) Python
7 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.03%) Perl
7 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) ACF2
1 1 (3.03%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Puppet
1 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.15%) Oracle
2 5 (15.15%) IBM
3 2 (6.06%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (6.06%) CA
3 2 (6.06%) Epicor
3 2 (6.06%) webMethods
3 2 (6.06%) TIBCO
3 2 (6.06%) Talend
4 1 (3.03%) HP
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