The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Programmer
Rank 879 839 875
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Programmer 25 36 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.033% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.035% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 24 29 15
Average salary £31,500 £36,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £29,500 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,750 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-8.39% +9.16%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109819 102628 112165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.44% 94.27% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 89750 85116 96213
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

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 23 July 2014 within the UK.

Systems Programmer Salary Histogram in the UK

Systems Programmer
Top 28 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 23 July 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 -55 16 £35,750 -0.69% 2
Scotland -5 7 £29,500 -
Glasgow -5 7 £29,500 -
London -37 5 £50,000 -7.40% 1
West Midlands +6 4 £26,250 -12.50%
Lichfield -3 4 £26,250 -12.50%
Staffordshire -4 4 £26,250 -12.50%
Kent -2 3 £25,000 -41.17%
South East -10 3 £25,000 -41.17%
City of London -12 3 £52,500 -3.66%
Canterbury - 3 £25,000 -
East of England -19 2 £43,000 +49.56% 1
North Wales - 2 £29,463 - 1
Wales - 2 £29,463 - 1
Cambridgeshire +4 1 £31,500 -3.07%
Bedfordshire -4 1 £43,000 +43.33%
Luton -14 1 £43,000 +43.33%
Stevenage - 1 £43,000 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £43,000 -
Chorley - 1 £40,000 -
Letchworth - 1 £43,000 -
Denbighshire - 1 £28,926 -
Devon - 1 £31,500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £43,000 -
Lancashire - 1 £40,000 -
Cambridge - 1 £31,500 -
South West - 1 £31,500 -
North West - 1 £40,000 -

Systems Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 27 (48.21%) SQL
2 25 (44.64%) C++
3 20 (35.71%) Degree
4 18 (32.14%) OO
5 16 (28.57%) C#
5 16 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 15 (26.79%) MS Office
7 14 (25.00%) .NET
8 13 (23.21%) VB.NET
8 13 (23.21%) Microsoft
8 13 (23.21%) Finance
9 12 (21.43%) T-SQL
10 11 (19.64%) Web Services
10 11 (19.64%) Oracle
10 11 (19.64%) IBM
10 11 (19.64%) Data Modelling
11 10 (17.86%) OOD
11 10 (17.86%) ASP.NET
12 9 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (14.29%) MS Excel
14 7 (12.50%) JBoss
14 7 (12.50%) SOA
14 7 (12.50%) UML
14 7 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
14 7 (12.50%) TIBCO
14 7 (12.50%) BusinessWorks
14 7 (12.50%) Middleware
14 7 (12.50%) webMethods
14 7 (12.50%) TOGAF
14 7 (12.50%) Software Engineering

Systems Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 4 (7.14%) Lotus Domino
2 3 (5.36%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (26.79%) MS Office
2 8 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.79%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 7 (12.50%) BusinessWorks
1 7 (12.50%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (3.57%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 4 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.79%) MySQL
5 1 (1.79%) NonStop SQL
5 1 (1.79%) DTS
Development Applications
1 7 (12.50%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (5.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.36%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.79%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.79%) PeopleTools
3 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (23.21%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Retail
3 1 (1.79%) French Language
3 1 (1.79%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.00%) .NET
2 11 (19.64%) Web Services
3 10 (17.86%) ASP.NET
4 7 (12.50%) Middleware
4 7 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion
5 5 (8.93%) HTML
6 4 (7.14%) XML
7 2 (3.57%) CSS
7 2 (3.57%) jQuery
8 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (1.79%) Classic ASP
8 1 (1.79%) POSIX
8 1 (1.79%) SAP .NET Connector
8 1 (1.79%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 6 (10.71%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.14%) Hedge funds
3 4 (7.14%) Grid Computing
3 4 (7.14%) SCADA
4 2 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.79%) Home Automation
5 1 (1.79%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.79%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.14%) zOS
2 2 (3.57%) Windows
3 1 (1.79%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.14%) OO
2 11 (19.64%) Data Modelling
3 10 (17.86%) OOD
4 9 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (12.50%) TOGAF
5 7 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 7 (12.50%) SOA
5 7 (12.50%) UML
5 7 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
6 6 (10.71%) Information Security
6 6 (10.71%) Investment Management
7 5 (8.93%) Document Management
7 5 (8.93%) Workflow
8 4 (7.14%) Service Delivery
8 4 (7.14%) Algorithmic Trading
8 4 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (7.14%) Multithreading
8 4 (7.14%) System Testing
9 3 (5.36%) Systems Analysis
9 3 (5.36%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 27 (48.21%) SQL
2 25 (44.64%) C++
3 16 (28.57%) C#
4 13 (23.21%) VB.NET
5 12 (21.43%) T-SQL
6 6 (10.71%) Java
7 4 (7.14%) R
7 4 (7.14%) F#
8 2 (3.57%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.79%) Perl
9 1 (1.79%) Python
9 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 20 (35.71%) Degree
2 2 (3.57%) PhD
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Puppet
1 1 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (23.21%) Microsoft
2 11 (19.64%) Oracle
2 11 (19.64%) IBM
3 7 (12.50%) JBoss
3 7 (12.50%) TIBCO
3 7 (12.50%) webMethods
3 7 (12.50%) Talend
4 4 (7.14%) Compuware
4 4 (7.14%) BMC
4 4 (7.14%) CA
5 2 (3.57%) Google
5 2 (3.57%) Facebook
6 1 (1.79%) HP
6 1 (1.79%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (1.79%) SAP
North Wales
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Development
Posted: 15 days ago