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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Programmer
Rank 872 865 890
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Programmer 31 26 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.024% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.025% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 22 14 13
Average salary £43,750 £35,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,100 £23,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -20.45%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
112468 104615 118208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.52% 94.70% 94.82%
Number of salaries quoted 91225 86993 101313
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £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 24 April 2014 within the UK.

Systems Programmer Salary Histogram in the UK

Systems Programmer
Top 19 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -27 27 £43,750 +45.83% 4
London -34 9 £52,500 - 3
Birmingham - 8 £34,000 -
South East - 8 £40,000 -
West Midlands - 8 £34,000 -
City of London -10 5 £52,500 - 3
Scotland 0 4 - -
Edinburgh - 4 - -
Berkshire - 4 £55,000 -
Fareham - 2 - -
Canterbury - 2 £25,000 -
Hampshire - 2 - -
Kent - 2 £25,000 -
West Yorkshire -22 1 £30,000 -
Leeds -30 1 £30,000 -
Yorkshire -40 1 £30,000 -
South West - 1 £40,000 -
Devon - 1 £40,000 -
Reading - 1 - -

Systems Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 33 (61.11%) SQL
2 27 (50.00%) C++
3 26 (48.15%) OO
4 20 (37.04%) Degree
5 17 (31.48%) T-SQL
5 17 (31.48%) MS Office
6 14 (25.93%) OOD
7 13 (24.07%) IBM
7 13 (24.07%) Microsoft
7 13 (24.07%) Data Modelling
7 13 (24.07%) C#
7 13 (24.07%) Finance
8 11 (20.37%) Java
9 9 (16.67%) Multithreading
10 8 (14.81%) Algorithmic Trading
10 8 (14.81%) F#
10 8 (14.81%) Hedge funds
10 8 (14.81%) Grid Computing
10 8 (14.81%) Information Security
10 8 (14.81%) Oracle
10 8 (14.81%) zOS
10 8 (14.81%) MS Excel
10 8 (14.81%) R
11 7 (12.96%) Web Services
12 6 (11.11%) Investment Management
12 6 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (11.11%) SQL Server
12 6 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
13 5 (9.26%) UML
13 5 (9.26%) JBoss

Systems Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (7.41%) Lotus Domino
2 3 (5.56%) CICS
3 1 (1.85%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (31.48%) MS Office
2 8 (14.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (9.26%) BusinessWorks
1 5 (9.26%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.56%) DB2
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.70%) MySQL
3 2 (3.70%) Ingres
3 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.85%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (9.26%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (24.07%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Retail
3 1 (1.85%) French Language
3 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.96%) Web Services
2 5 (9.26%) Middleware
2 5 (9.26%) .NET
2 5 (9.26%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (5.56%) HTML
3 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.70%) CSS
4 2 (3.70%) XML
5 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (1.85%) Swing
5 1 (1.85%) JDBC
5 1 (1.85%) STL
5 1 (1.85%) Classic ASP
5 1 (1.85%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.85%) jQuery
5 1 (1.85%) SAP .NET Connector
5 1 (1.85%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.81%) Hedge funds
1 8 (14.81%) Grid Computing
2 5 (9.26%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.56%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.85%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.81%) zOS
2 3 (5.56%) UNIX
2 3 (5.56%) Windows
3 2 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (48.15%) OO
2 14 (25.93%) OOD
3 13 (24.07%) Data Modelling
4 9 (16.67%) Multithreading
5 8 (14.81%) Algorithmic Trading
5 8 (14.81%) Information Security
6 6 (11.11%) Investment Management
6 6 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
7 5 (9.26%) UML
7 5 (9.26%) SOA
7 5 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (9.26%) TOGAF
7 5 (9.26%) Risk Management
8 4 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (7.41%) Service Delivery
9 3 (5.56%) OOP
9 3 (5.56%) Validation
10 2 (3.70%) Software Engineering
10 2 (3.70%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 33 (61.11%) SQL
2 27 (50.00%) C++
3 17 (31.48%) T-SQL
4 13 (24.07%) C#
5 11 (20.37%) Java
6 8 (14.81%) F#
6 8 (14.81%) R
7 4 (7.41%) VB.NET
7 4 (7.41%) JavaScript
8 3 (5.56%) Python
8 3 (5.56%) C
9 2 (3.70%) PHP
10 1 (1.85%) VBA
10 1 (1.85%) VBScript
10 1 (1.85%) VB
10 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (37.04%) Degree
2 2 (3.70%) PhD
System Software
1 3 (5.56%) RACF
Vendors
1 13 (24.07%) IBM
1 13 (24.07%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.81%) Oracle
3 5 (9.26%) JBoss
3 5 (9.26%) TIBCO
3 5 (9.26%) BMC
3 5 (9.26%) CA
3 5 (9.26%) webMethods
3 5 (9.26%) Talend
4 4 (7.41%) Compuware
5 2 (3.70%) Google
5 2 (3.70%) Facebook
6 1 (1.85%) SAP
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Depending on Experience
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Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Depending on Experience
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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