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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Programmer
Rank 883 844 877
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Programmer 11 33 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.031% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.033% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 7 27 13
Average salary £30,000 £50,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% +48.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £32,300 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,334 £60,000 £47,800
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £42,500 £21,000
% change year-on-year
-29.41% +102.38%

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
107850 100706 111819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.25% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 87304 83723 95384
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 22 September 2014 within the UK.

Systems Programmer Salary Histogram in the UK

Systems Programmer
Top 11 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 22 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Scotland -17 6 £36,362 -14.44% 1
Glasgow -6 5 £29,500 -
England -18 4 - - 2
East of England -3 2 - -
London -21 2 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 - -
City of London -13 1 - -
Edinburgh -15 1 £51,000 +20.00% 1
North Wales - 1 £30,000 -
Wales - 1 £30,000 -

Systems Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 24 (48.00%) SQL
2 20 (40.00%) C++
3 19 (38.00%) Degree
4 16 (32.00%) SQL Server
5 14 (28.00%) .NET
5 14 (28.00%) MS Office
6 13 (26.00%) VB.NET
6 13 (26.00%) OO
6 13 (26.00%) Microsoft
7 11 (22.00%) IBM
7 11 (22.00%) C#
7 11 (22.00%) T-SQL
8 10 (20.00%) Finance
8 10 (20.00%) Oracle
8 10 (20.00%) ASP.NET
8 10 (20.00%) Web Services
9 9 (18.00%) OOD
10 8 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (14.00%) MS Excel
11 7 (14.00%) Middleware
11 7 (14.00%) Relational Database
12 6 (12.00%) Talend
12 6 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (12.00%) Mobile App
12 6 (12.00%) Talend Open Studio
12 6 (12.00%) Oracle Fusion
12 6 (12.00%) Oracle BPM
12 6 (12.00%) webMethods
12 6 (12.00%) zOS
12 6 (12.00%) TIBCO

Systems Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 3 (6.00%) CICS
1 3 (6.00%) IIS
2 2 (4.00%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 14 (28.00%) MS Office
2 7 (14.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.00%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 6 (12.00%) Oracle BPM
1 6 (12.00%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (4.00%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) Internet
1 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (32.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.00%) NonStop SQL
5 1 (2.00%) DTS
5 1 (2.00%) MySQL
5 1 (2.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (12.00%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (6.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (4.00%) PeopleTools
4 1 (2.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.00%) French Language
3 1 (2.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.00%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (28.00%) .NET
2 10 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 10 (20.00%) Web Services
3 7 (14.00%) Middleware
4 6 (12.00%) Oracle Fusion
5 5 (10.00%) HTML
6 4 (8.00%) XML
7 2 (4.00%) jQuery
7 2 (4.00%) CSS
8 1 (2.00%) SAP .NET Connector
8 1 (2.00%) Ajax
8 1 (2.00%) POSIX
8 1 (2.00%) Classic ASP
8 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (12.00%) Mobile App
1 6 (12.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.00%) Mainframe
2 4 (8.00%) SCADA
3 2 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (4.00%) VSAM
4 1 (2.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.00%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.00%) Tandem
4 1 (2.00%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (2.00%) Home Automation
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.00%) zOS
2 2 (4.00%) Windows
2 2 (4.00%) MVS
3 1 (2.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.00%) OO
2 9 (18.00%) OOD
3 8 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (12.00%) SOA
4 6 (12.00%) Data Modelling
4 6 (12.00%) OOA/OOD
4 6 (12.00%) UML
4 6 (12.00%) TOGAF
4 6 (12.00%) Information Security
4 6 (12.00%) Software Engineering
5 5 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
5 5 (10.00%) Document Management
5 5 (10.00%) Workflow
5 5 (10.00%) Investment Management
6 4 (8.00%) System Testing
7 2 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (4.00%) OOP
7 2 (4.00%) ERP
7 2 (4.00%) CRM
7 2 (4.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (48.00%) SQL
2 20 (40.00%) C++
3 13 (26.00%) VB.NET
4 11 (22.00%) C#
4 11 (22.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (6.00%) JCL
6 2 (4.00%) Java
6 2 (4.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.00%) COBOL
6 2 (4.00%) REXX
7 1 (2.00%) Assembly Language
7 1 (2.00%) Python
7 1 (2.00%) Perl
7 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 19 (38.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) RACF
1 1 (2.00%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) Puppet
1 1 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (26.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (22.00%) IBM
3 10 (20.00%) Oracle
4 6 (12.00%) Talend
4 6 (12.00%) webMethods
4 6 (12.00%) TIBCO
4 6 (12.00%) JBoss
5 4 (8.00%) CA
6 2 (4.00%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (4.00%) Compuware
6 2 (4.00%) BMC
7 1 (2.00%) HP
7 1 (2.00%) SAP
Staffordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £28000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago