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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Programmer
Rank 854 853 864
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Programmer 12 22 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.021% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.022% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 9 20 9
Average salary £35,318 £32,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.67% -23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,794 £22,300 £38,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,997 £80,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,318 £24,500 £42,250
% change year-on-year
+44.15% -42.01%

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
98723 98609 105043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.80% 94.57% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 82175 79630 90068
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 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 28 January 2015 within the UK.

Systems Programmer Salary Histogram in the UK

Systems Programmer
Top 12 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 28 January 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 +1 7 £38,123 +17.30% 3
Scotland - 5 £35,318 -
Glasgow - 5 £35,318 -
London -9 4 £53,123 -26.72% 3
City of London +9 2 - - 2
West Yorkshire - 2 £33,969 -
Yorkshire - 2 £33,969 -
East Midlands - 1 £35,000 -
Nottingham - 1 £35,000 -
Twickenham - 1 £41,246 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £35,000 -
Bradford - 1 - -

Systems Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 6 (31.58%) C#
2 5 (26.32%) SQL
2 5 (26.32%) .NET
2 5 (26.32%) Oracle
2 5 (26.32%) PeopleSoft
2 5 (26.32%) CICS
2 5 (26.32%) PeopleTools
3 4 (21.05%) Mainframe
3 4 (21.05%) zOS
4 3 (15.79%) MS Office
4 3 (15.79%) IBM
4 3 (15.79%) PHP
4 3 (15.79%) VBA
4 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
4 3 (15.79%) JCL
4 3 (15.79%) Banking
5 2 (10.53%) Epicor Vantage
5 2 (10.53%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (10.53%) Retail
5 2 (10.53%) VSAM
5 2 (10.53%) Web Design
5 2 (10.53%) Finance
5 2 (10.53%) ColdFusion
5 2 (10.53%) MVC
5 2 (10.53%) VB
5 2 (10.53%) VB.NET
5 2 (10.53%) COBOL
5 2 (10.53%) Web Services
5 2 (10.53%) XML

Systems Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 5 (26.32%) CICS
2 2 (10.53%) OpenEdge
2 2 (10.53%) ColdFusion
3 1 (5.26%) IIS
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Epicor Vantage
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) DTS
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) PeopleTools
2 1 (5.26%) Maven
2 1 (5.26%) JIRA
2 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.26%) Ant
2 1 (5.26%) JUnit
General
1 3 (15.79%) Banking
2 2 (10.53%) Retail
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Games
3 1 (5.26%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) .NET
2 2 (10.53%) Web Services
2 2 (10.53%) XML
2 2 (10.53%) EDI
3 1 (5.26%) Middleware
3 1 (5.26%) Ajax
3 1 (5.26%) jQuery
3 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Mainframe
2 2 (10.53%) VSAM
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (5.26%) Open Source
3 1 (5.26%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) zOS
2 2 (10.53%) MVS
3 1 (5.26%) Windows
3 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (10.53%) ERP
1 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) MVC
1 2 (10.53%) Web Design
1 2 (10.53%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
2 1 (5.26%) Integration Testing
2 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (5.26%) DevOps
2 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
2 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
2 1 (5.26%) Document Management
2 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
2 1 (5.26%) Workflow
2 1 (5.26%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) C#
2 5 (26.32%) SQL
3 3 (15.79%) VBA
3 3 (15.79%) PHP
3 3 (15.79%) JCL
4 2 (10.53%) REXX
4 2 (10.53%) VB
4 2 (10.53%) VB.NET
4 2 (10.53%) COBOL
5 1 (5.26%) Java
5 1 (5.26%) Assembly Language
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) RACF
1 1 (5.26%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) PeopleSoft
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle
2 3 (15.79%) IBM
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.53%) CA
3 2 (10.53%) Epicor
4 1 (5.26%) BancTec
4 1 (5.26%) Sybase
4 1 (5.26%) Sun
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