Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Systems Developer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1103 1109 1164
Rank change year-on-year +6 +55 +58
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Developer 45 80 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.027% 0.045% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.047% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 44 85 92
England median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £63,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% -5.88% +34.21%
10th Percentile £38,075 £41,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £91,500 £110,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £56,250 £60,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% -6.25% +9.09%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 159903 171823 198391
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.70% 96.50% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 129207 145031 166378
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Senior Systems Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East of England +12 20 £56,000 +1.82% 2
London +4 20 £57,500 -30.30% 1
Midlands +23 3 £44,500 -11.00%
West Midlands +17 2 £39,000 -18.02%
South East +41 1 £45,000 -10.00%
East Midlands +21 1 £44,500 -11.00%
North of England +2 1 £37,500 -16.67%
North West -3 1 £37,500 -16.67%
Senior Systems Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 33 (73.33%) C#
2 30 (66.67%) .NET
3 24 (53.33%) Finance
4 23 (51.11%) SQL Server
4 23 (51.11%) SQL
5 22 (48.89%) Degree
6 21 (46.67%) WCF
7 20 (44.44%) ASP.NET
7 20 (44.44%) MVC
7 20 (44.44%) Microsoft
8 17 (37.78%) ASP.NET Web API
9 16 (35.56%) CSS
9 16 (35.56%) HTML
10 15 (33.33%) Visual Studio
10 15 (33.33%) Web Services
10 15 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (31.11%) JavaScript
11 14 (31.11%) Oracle
11 14 (31.11%) REST
11 14 (31.11%) AngularJS
11 14 (31.11%) Relational Database
12 13 (28.89%) Oracle Database
12 13 (28.89%) RDBMS
12 13 (28.89%) T-SQL
12 13 (28.89%) VB
12 13 (28.89%) XML
12 13 (28.89%) TDD
12 13 (28.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 12 (26.67%) Requirements Analysis
13 12 (26.67%) Asset Management

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 7 (15.56%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (13.33%) CMS
3 4 (8.89%) Umbraco
4 2 (4.44%) Drupal
4 2 (4.44%) EPiServer
5 1 (2.22%) Apache
5 1 (2.22%) IIS
5 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Cerner Millennium
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.89%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.44%) Office 365
3 1 (2.22%) Heroku
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) HTTP
2 2 (4.44%) Intranet
3 1 (2.22%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (51.11%) SQL Server
2 14 (31.11%) Relational Database
3 13 (28.89%) Oracle Database
3 13 (28.89%) RDBMS
3 13 (28.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (26.67%) BusinessObjects
4 12 (26.67%) Crystal Reports
4 12 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (15.56%) Redis
6 5 (11.11%) NoSQL
7 3 (6.67%) MongoDB
8 2 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (2.22%) KDB
9 1 (2.22%) MySQL
9 1 (2.22%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 1 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (2.22%) Power BI
9 1 (2.22%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 15 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 8 (17.78%) TeamCity
3 5 (11.11%) NUnit
4 3 (6.67%) Babel
4 3 (6.67%) Grunt
4 3 (6.67%) gulp
4 3 (6.67%) Jasmine
4 3 (6.67%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (6.67%) webpack
5 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (2.22%) JDeveloper
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (2.22%) ProC
6 1 (2.22%) ReSharper
6 1 (2.22%) Selenium
6 1 (2.22%) SpecFlow
General
1 24 (53.33%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (66.67%) .NET
2 21 (46.67%) WCF
3 20 (44.44%) ASP.NET
4 17 (37.78%) ASP.NET Web API
5 16 (35.56%) CSS
5 16 (35.56%) HTML
6 15 (33.33%) Web Services
7 14 (31.11%) AngularJS
7 14 (31.11%) REST
8 13 (28.89%) XML
9 12 (26.67%) ADO.NET
10 10 (22.22%) RabbitMQ
11 7 (15.56%) Kafka
11 7 (15.56%) React
12 6 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 5 (11.11%) Node.js
14 4 (8.89%) HTML5
14 4 (8.89%) RESTful
14 4 (8.89%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.67%) Management Information System
2 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.89%) Fintech
4 3 (6.67%) Xbox
5 2 (4.44%) Algorithms
5 2 (4.44%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.22%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (2.22%) Hedge funds
6 1 (2.22%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.22%) Linux
1 1 (2.22%) Unix
1 1 (2.22%) Windows
1 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
1 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (44.44%) MVC
2 15 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (28.89%) TDD
4 12 (26.67%) Asset Management
4 12 (26.67%) Investment Management
4 12 (26.67%) Requirements Analysis
5 10 (22.22%) Mathematics
6 7 (15.56%) Multithreading
7 6 (13.33%) Software Engineering
8 5 (11.11%) BDD
8 5 (11.11%) Low Latency
9 4 (8.89%) ETL
9 4 (8.89%) Mobile Development
9 4 (8.89%) Web Development
10 3 (6.67%) DevOps
10 3 (6.67%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
10 3 (6.67%) ERP
10 3 (6.67%) OOD
10 3 (6.67%) OOP
10 3 (6.67%) Open Source Development
Programming Languages
1 33 (73.33%) C#
2 23 (51.11%) SQL
3 14 (31.11%) JavaScript
4 13 (28.89%) T-SQL
4 13 (28.89%) VB
5 12 (26.67%) VB.NET
6 7 (15.56%) TypeScript
7 6 (13.33%) Java
8 3 (6.67%) ES6
8 3 (6.67%) F#
9 1 (2.22%) C
9 1 (2.22%) PHP
9 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (48.89%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) Docker
2 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) Consul
Vendors
1 20 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 14 (31.11%) Oracle
3 12 (26.67%) Sybase
4 1 (2.22%) Cerner
4 1 (2.22%) Concur
4 1 (2.22%) Informatica