Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Systems Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

System Developer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 309 327 380
Rank change year-on-year +18 +53 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Developer 12 21 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.12% 0.18% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.19% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 11 19 27
City of London median annual salary £47,500 £55,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.64% -21.43% +35.92%
10th Percentile £33,750 £27,400 £42,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £65,800 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £57,500 £56,250 £70,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% -19.64% +35.92%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 9690 11231 16273
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 96.42% 95.77%
Number of salaries quoted 8777 10236 14140
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,750 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +0.87% +4.55% +0.92%

Systems Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Systems Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Systems Developer in the City of London

Systems Developer
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Systems Developer in the City of London.

Salary trend for Systems Developer in the City of London

Systems Developer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Developer in the City of London over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Systems Developer in the City of London

Systems Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Systems Developer 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 across the City of London region featuring Systems Developer in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) SQL
2 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 7 (58.33%) Finance
4 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
6 4 (33.33%) CRM
6 4 (33.33%) Project Management
6 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
6 4 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (33.33%) Office 365
6 4 (33.33%) User Stories
7 3 (25.00%) Windows
7 3 (25.00%) .NET
7 3 (25.00%) J2EE
7 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
7 3 (25.00%) C#
7 3 (25.00%) Java
8 2 (16.67%) Linux
8 2 (16.67%) C++
8 2 (16.67%) Oracle
8 2 (16.67%) Banking
8 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
8 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
8 2 (16.67%) Actimize
8 2 (16.67%) Degree
8 2 (16.67%) Cash Management

Systems Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 (41.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (16.67%) Actimize
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (8.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (8.33%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 1 (8.33%) DB2
4 1 (8.33%) Geospatial Data
4 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (8.33%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
1 3 (25.00%) J2EE
2 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (8.33%) Ajax
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) jQuery
2 1 (8.33%) JSON
2 1 (8.33%) Kafka
2 1 (8.33%) Node.js
2 1 (8.33%) Razor View Engine
2 1 (8.33%) REST
2 1 (8.33%) Spring
2 1 (8.33%) WAMP
2 1 (8.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (16.67%) SWIFT
2 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
2 1 (8.33%) Fintech
2 1 (8.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) CRM
3 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 4 (33.33%) Project Management
3 4 (33.33%) User Stories
4 2 (16.67%) Anti-Money Laundering
4 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Cash Management
4 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement Process
5 1 (8.33%) DevOps
5 1 (8.33%) Domain-Driven Design
5 1 (8.33%) Event-Driven Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) Microservices
5 1 (8.33%) Open Source
5 1 (8.33%) Physics
5 1 (8.33%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) C#
2 3 (25.00%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (16.67%) C++
4 1 (8.33%) PHP
4 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (8.33%) VB
4 1 (8.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
1 2 (16.67%) SEPA
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) Cognos
3 1 (8.33%) IBM
3 1 (8.33%) Sybase
3 1 (8.33%) TIBCO