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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Programmer
Rank 874 893 836
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -57
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Programmer 19 14 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.012% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.013% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 30
Average salary £50,000 £30,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,150 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £43,156 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £30,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -9.09%

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
103166 108467 100157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.53% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 85861 87695 83035
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 August 2015 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Programmer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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 +15 18 £50,000 +16.27% 1
Yorkshire - 9 £35,000 -
London +15 4 £55,000 - 1
West Midlands -4 4 £50,000 +66.66%
Birmingham - 4 £50,000 -
Bradford - 4 £35,000 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £35,000 -
Middlesex - 1 £42,500 -
South East - 1 £42,500 -

Systems Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 16 (41.03%) C#
1 16 (41.03%) SQL Server
2 15 (38.46%) MS Office
2 15 (38.46%) MS Excel
3 14 (35.90%) .NET
4 12 (30.77%) VB
5 11 (28.21%) ASP.NET
6 10 (25.64%) Visual Studio
6 10 (25.64%) Microsoft
6 10 (25.64%) Degree
7 8 (20.51%) Finance
8 7 (17.95%) Software Engineering
8 7 (17.95%) C
8 7 (17.95%) C++
8 7 (17.95%) JavaScript
8 7 (17.95%) Relational Database
8 7 (17.95%) SDLC
9 6 (15.38%) HTML
9 6 (15.38%) IIS
9 6 (15.38%) Windows
9 6 (15.38%) Linux
9 6 (15.38%) Siemens
9 6 (15.38%) Migration
9 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (15.38%) Allen-Bradley
10 5 (12.82%) jQuery
10 5 (12.82%) SharePoint
10 5 (12.82%) HNC
10 5 (12.82%) HND
10 5 (12.82%) UNIX

Systems Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 6 (15.38%) IIS
2 5 (12.82%) SharePoint
3 4 (10.26%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.56%) OpenEdge
4 1 (2.56%) CICS
Applications
1 15 (38.46%) MS Office
1 15 (38.46%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.56%) Modbus
2 1 (2.56%) Profibus
2 1 (2.56%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (41.03%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.95%) Relational Database
3 4 (10.26%) InterSystems Cache
4 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (7.69%) DB2
5 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.56%) MySQL
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (25.64%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.56%) Ant
General
1 8 (20.51%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Legal
2 2 (5.13%) Marketing
3 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.56%) Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.90%) .NET
2 11 (28.21%) ASP.NET
3 6 (15.38%) HTML
4 5 (12.82%) jQuery
5 4 (10.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (5.13%) Entity Framework
6 2 (5.13%) Ajax
6 2 (5.13%) Spring
7 1 (2.56%) JSF
7 1 (2.56%) J2EE
7 1 (2.56%) JSON
7 1 (2.56%) YUI
7 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.56%) HTML5
7 1 (2.56%) CSS
7 1 (2.56%) JDBC
7 1 (2.56%) JSP
7 1 (2.56%) Struts
7 1 (2.56%) Web Services
7 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Mainframe
1 3 (7.69%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (5.13%) Arduino
2 2 (5.13%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (5.13%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.13%) Mathematics
2 2 (5.13%) Raspberry Pi
3 1 (2.56%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.56%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.56%) SCADA
3 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.38%) Windows
1 6 (15.38%) Linux
2 5 (12.82%) UNIX
3 3 (7.69%) zOS
3 3 (7.69%) Android
4 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.95%) Software Engineering
1 7 (17.95%) SDLC
2 6 (15.38%) Migration
2 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (10.26%) TDD
3 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (10.26%) CRM
3 4 (10.26%) MVC
3 4 (10.26%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (7.69%) OO
5 2 (5.13%) Open Source
5 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.13%) Cyber Security
6 1 (2.56%) Android Development
6 1 (2.56%) iOS Development
6 1 (2.56%) Change Management
6 1 (2.56%) Contact Management
6 1 (2.56%) Network Design
6 1 (2.56%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (2.56%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 16 (41.03%) C#
2 12 (30.77%) VB
3 7 (17.95%) C++
3 7 (17.95%) JavaScript
3 7 (17.95%) C
4 4 (10.26%) MUMPS
4 4 (10.26%) VB6
4 4 (10.26%) VB.NET
5 3 (7.69%) SQL
5 3 (7.69%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.13%) Java
7 1 (2.56%) PHP
7 1 (2.56%) Python
7 1 (2.56%) PHP5
7 1 (2.56%) Progress 4GL
7 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (25.64%) Degree
2 5 (12.82%) HNC
2 5 (12.82%) HND
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.56%) MCSD
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) RACF
1 1 (2.56%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) CA Endevor
2 1 (2.56%) zSecure
Vendors
1 10 (25.64%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.38%) Siemens
2 6 (15.38%) Allen-Bradley
3 4 (10.26%) InterSystems
4 3 (7.69%) IBM
5 2 (5.13%) Oracle
5 2 (5.13%) CA
6 1 (2.56%) Capita
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