The median annual salary for a Systems Developer was £48,750 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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

System Developer
London / City of London
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 219 246 306
Rank change year-on-year +27 +60  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Developer 9 17 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.17% 0.24% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.25% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 8 14 21
Median salary £48,750 £70,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.35% +64.70%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,950 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +14.28%  

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

IT Job Roles
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4963 6888 9927
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.88% 95.67% 95.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4556 6155 8450
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Systems Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Systems Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 30 March 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 30 March 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 13 (76.47%) SQL
2 11 (64.71%) T-SQL
3 10 (58.82%) SQL Server
4 9 (52.94%) .NET
4 9 (52.94%) Finance
5 7 (41.18%) C#
6 6 (35.29%) HTML
6 6 (35.29%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (29.41%) Cognos
7 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (23.53%) Data Conversion
8 4 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (23.53%) OO
8 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
8 4 (23.53%) CSS
8 4 (23.53%) Law
9 3 (17.65%) SOAP
9 3 (17.65%) Web Services
9 3 (17.65%) XML
9 3 (17.65%) PHP
9 3 (17.65%) MySQL
9 3 (17.65%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 2 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (11.76%) Fixed Income
10 2 (11.76%) Equities
10 2 (11.76%) Derivative
10 2 (11.76%) Refactoring

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 2 (11.76%) IIS
2 1 (5.88%) CMS
2 1 (5.88%) Drupal
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (5.88%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (58.82%) SQL Server
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (17.65%) MySQL
5 2 (11.76%) Data Mining
5 2 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Moq
1 2 (11.76%) MSTest
1 2 (11.76%) NUnit
1 2 (11.76%) Rhino Mocks
1 2 (11.76%) SpecFlow
2 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Law
3 2 (11.76%) Front Office
3 2 (11.76%) Legal
3 2 (11.76%) Retail
4 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) .NET
2 6 (35.29%) HTML
3 4 (23.53%) CSS
4 3 (17.65%) SOAP
4 3 (17.65%) Web Services
4 3 (17.65%) XML
5 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
5 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
5 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 2 (11.76%) HTML5
5 2 (11.76%) REST
5 2 (11.76%) WPF
6 1 (5.88%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Derivative
1 2 (11.76%) Equities
1 2 (11.76%) Fixed Income
1 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
1 2 (11.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (35.29%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (23.53%) Data Conversion
2 4 (23.53%) OO
3 2 (11.76%) Agile Project Management
3 2 (11.76%) Analytics
3 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
3 2 (11.76%) Change Control
3 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
3 2 (11.76%) Front End Development
3 2 (11.76%) Line Management
3 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
3 2 (11.76%) MVVM
3 2 (11.76%) Open Source
3 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (11.76%) Refactoring
3 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
3 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
3 2 (11.76%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) SQL
2 11 (64.71%) T-SQL
3 7 (41.18%) C#
4 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
5 3 (17.65%) PHP
6 2 (11.76%) Java
6 2 (11.76%) Perl
6 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
7 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) ACCA
1 1 (5.88%) CIMA
1 1 (5.88%) CITP
1 1 (5.88%) MCSD
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Cognos
2 2 (11.76%) Typemock
3 1 (5.88%) IFS
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
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