The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Systems Programmer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Programmer
Rank 909 956 970
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Programmer 9 19 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.017% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.018% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 4 16 22
Median salary £34,250 £40,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.37% +26.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £33,750 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £57,500 £45,789
UK excluding London median salary £34,250 £37,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-8.66% +25.00%

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
94461 105686 113159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.30% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79465 87260 92188
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Systems Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Systems Programmer in the job title.

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 29 July 2016 within the UK.

Systems Programmer Salary Histogram in the UK

Systems Programmer
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Programmer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +25 9 £34,250 -14.37% 10
London +55 4 - -
South East +17 3 £23,500 -44.70% 10
North West +14 2 £45,000 +26.76%
Surrey - 2 £23,500 -
Wilmslow - 2 £45,000 -
Cheshire - 2 £45,000 -
East Sussex - 1 - -
Brighton - 1 - -

Systems Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, Systems Programmer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Systems Programmer in the job title.

1 8 (47.06%) .NET
2 6 (35.29%) C#
2 6 (35.29%) MVC
2 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (29.41%) Banking
3 5 (29.41%) Retail
3 5 (29.41%) Migration
3 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (29.41%) CICS
4 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
4 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
4 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (17.65%) Finance
5 3 (17.65%) Mainframe
5 3 (17.65%) zOS
6 2 (11.76%) MVS
6 2 (11.76%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (11.76%) RACF
6 2 (11.76%) JCL
6 2 (11.76%) Reuters
6 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
6 2 (11.76%) SNA
6 2 (11.76%) IBM
6 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
6 2 (11.76%) Assembly Language
6 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
6 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
6 2 (11.76%) CSS
6 2 (11.76%) XML

Systems Programmer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (29.41%) CICS
2 2 (11.76%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Google App Engine
1 1 (5.88%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) SNA
1 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.88%) DB2
3 1 (5.88%) MySQL
3 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (29.41%) Banking
1 5 (29.41%) Retail
2 3 (17.65%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) .NET
2 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
2 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 2 (11.76%) CSS
3 2 (11.76%) HTML
3 2 (11.76%) ISPF
3 2 (11.76%) XML
3 2 (11.76%) XSLT
4 1 (5.88%) Django
4 1 (5.88%) LAMP
4 1 (5.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (17.65%) Mainframe
3 2 (11.76%) Mathematics
4 1 (5.88%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) zOS
2 2 (11.76%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (35.29%) MVC
2 5 (29.41%) Migration
3 2 (11.76%) Project Planning
4 1 (5.88%) Web Design
4 1 (5.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) C#
2 2 (11.76%) Assembly Language
2 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.76%) JCL
2 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
2 2 (11.76%) VB.NET
2 2 (11.76%) XPath
3 1 (5.88%) Google Apps Script
3 1 (5.88%) PHP
3 1 (5.88%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 2 (11.76%) RACF
1 2 (11.76%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (5.88%) ACF2
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) IBM
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
1 2 (11.76%) Reuters
2 1 (5.88%) Google
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