The median annual salary for a Senior Systems Developer was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in England 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.

Senior System Developer
UK / England
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 815 876 899
Rank change year-on-year +61 +23  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Developer 44 59 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.055% 0.060% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.062% 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 44 51 44
Median salary £80,000 £50,000 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +60.00% -14.89%  
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £43,568 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,250 £72,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £50,000 £43,109
% change year-on-year -14.00% +15.98%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 77326 94599 97418
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.30% 96.46% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 64770 80048 80399
Median salary £46,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Senior Systems Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Senior Systems Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Systems Developer in England

Senior Systems Developer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Senior Systems Developer in England

Senior Systems Developer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Systems Developer in England over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Systems Developer in England

Senior Systems Developer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Systems Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. 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 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
London +77 34 £80,000 +52.38% 2
East of England +36 8 £43,000 -25.21% 1
South East +46 2 £38,250 -23.50% 5
Senior Systems Developer
UK

Senior Systems Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, Senior 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 England region featuring Senior Systems Developer in the job title.

1 56 (60.87%) SQL
2 52 (56.52%) SQL Server
3 42 (45.65%) Java
4 36 (39.13%) .NET
5 34 (36.96%) Finance
6 33 (35.87%) Microsoft
7 29 (31.52%) Visual Studio
7 29 (31.52%) Agile Software Development
8 28 (30.43%) T-SQL
9 27 (29.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 21 (22.83%) Banking
10 21 (22.83%) AngularJS
10 21 (22.83%) SDLC
11 19 (20.65%) Back Office
11 19 (20.65%) Oracle
11 19 (20.65%) C#
11 19 (20.65%) Windows
12 18 (19.57%) Linux
12 18 (19.57%) Business Intelligence
13 17 (18.48%) MVC
13 17 (18.48%) .NET Framework
14 16 (17.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 16 (17.39%) ASP.NET
15 15 (16.30%) SOA
15 15 (16.30%) Project Management
16 14 (15.22%) SQL Server 2000
16 14 (15.22%) Intranet
16 14 (15.22%) SharePoint
16 14 (15.22%) DTS
16 14 (15.22%) OLAP

Senior Systems Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 14 (15.22%) SharePoint
2 8 (8.70%) Confluence
2 8 (8.70%) GlassFish
2 8 (8.70%) Tomcat
3 5 (5.43%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.26%) JBoss
4 3 (3.26%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.09%) CMS
5 1 (1.09%) Mule
5 1 (1.09%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 3 (3.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.35%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (4.35%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (4.35%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.17%) GitHub
1 2 (2.17%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 14 (15.22%) Intranet
2 2 (2.17%) IPv4
2 2 (2.17%) IPv6
2 2 (2.17%) VPN
3 1 (1.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (56.52%) SQL Server
2 27 (29.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (17.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (15.22%) DTS
4 14 (15.22%) OLAP
4 14 (15.22%) Oracle OLAP
4 14 (15.22%) SQL Server 2000
4 14 (15.22%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (15.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (13.04%) Relational Database
6 11 (11.96%) RDBMS
7 10 (10.87%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (5.43%) MySQL
9 4 (4.35%) KDB
9 4 (4.35%) Oracle Discoverer
9 4 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (3.26%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 29 (31.52%) Visual Studio
2 14 (15.22%) Visual Studio Team System
3 11 (11.96%) JUnit
4 9 (9.78%) Jenkins
4 9 (9.78%) JIRA
4 9 (9.78%) Maven
5 8 (8.70%) Ant
5 8 (8.70%) Gradle
5 8 (8.70%) Hudson
6 4 (4.35%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (3.26%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.09%) GCC
8 1 (1.09%) GDB
8 1 (1.09%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.09%) NUnit
8 1 (1.09%) Subversion
General
1 34 (36.96%) Finance
2 21 (22.83%) Banking
3 19 (20.65%) Back Office
4 3 (3.26%) Law
5 2 (2.17%) Retail
6 1 (1.09%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (39.13%) .NET
2 21 (22.83%) AngularJS
3 17 (18.48%) .NET Framework
4 16 (17.39%) ASP.NET
5 13 (14.13%) ASP.NET MVC
5 13 (14.13%) ASP.NET Web API
5 13 (14.13%) WCF
6 12 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 12 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 12 (13.04%) Entity Framework
7 11 (11.96%) XML
8 8 (8.70%) J2EE
8 8 (8.70%) WinForms
9 6 (6.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 6 (6.52%) REST
9 6 (6.52%) SOAP
9 6 (6.52%) Web Services
10 5 (5.43%) CSS
10 5 (5.43%) HTML
11 4 (4.35%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.78%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.43%) Client/Server
3 4 (4.35%) Hedge funds
3 4 (4.35%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (2.17%) CMDB
4 2 (2.17%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.17%) Enterprise Cloud
4 2 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.09%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.09%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.09%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (20.65%) Windows
2 18 (19.57%) Linux
3 11 (11.96%) Unix
4 8 (8.70%) Windows 7
4 8 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (4.35%) Solaris
6 3 (3.26%) Windows Server
7 2 (2.17%) Android
8 1 (1.09%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (31.52%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (22.83%) SDLC
3 18 (19.57%) Business Intelligence
4 17 (18.48%) MVC
5 15 (16.30%) Project Management
5 15 (16.30%) SOA
6 14 (15.22%) Time Management
7 12 (13.04%) Data Analysis
8 8 (8.70%) Mentoring
9 7 (7.61%) Unit Testing
10 5 (5.43%) Mathematics
10 5 (5.43%) System Testing
10 5 (5.43%) TDD
10 5 (5.43%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (4.35%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
11 4 (4.35%) Market Making
11 4 (4.35%) OO
11 4 (4.35%) OOD
11 4 (4.35%) Risk Analysis
11 4 (4.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 56 (60.87%) SQL
2 42 (45.65%) Java
3 28 (30.43%) T-SQL
4 19 (20.65%) C#
5 7 (7.61%) PL/SQL
6 6 (6.52%) JavaScript
6 6 (6.52%) Perl
6 6 (6.52%) VB.NET
7 5 (5.43%) Python
8 3 (3.26%) C++
8 3 (3.26%) PHP
8 3 (3.26%) Shell Script
8 3 (3.26%) VB
9 2 (2.17%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.17%) C
9 2 (2.17%) Ruby
10 1 (1.09%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.09%) PHP 5
10 1 (1.09%) Scala
10 1 (1.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.09%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.09%) Firmware
Vendors
1 33 (35.87%) Microsoft
2 19 (20.65%) Oracle
3 1 (1.09%) Pega
3 1 (1.09%) Perforce
3 1 (1.09%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.09%) Solace
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