Period
to 19 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Systems Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

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

System Developer
UK > England
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 845 824 752
Rank change year-on-year -21 -72 +127
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Developer 311 341 557
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.19% 0.20% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.21% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 278 310 482
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% -1.18% +4.94%
10th Percentile £28,250 £31,250 £28,275
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +6.25%

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 156,505 161,081 189,809
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.04% 96.48% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 128,219 135,101 160,226
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Systems Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Developer in England

Systems Developer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Systems Developer in England

Systems Developer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Developer in England over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Systems Developer in England

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 Systems Developer within the England region over the 6 months to 19 January 2018. 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
South East +51 94 £40,000 +13.48% 10
London -30 81 £52,500 - 15
East of England -9 59 £40,250 -5.29% 15
North of England -11 30 £32,500 -7.14% 8
South West +7 28 £38,913 +3.77% 10
Midlands +16 19 £40,000 +25.00% 14
North West -5 18 £32,500 -7.14% 3
Yorkshire +20 12 £32,500 -10.96% 3
West Midlands +19 11 £38,750 +22.05% 10
East Midlands +24 8 £41,250 -17.50% 4
Systems Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 Systems Developer in the job title.

1 185 (59.49%) SQL
2 142 (45.66%) .NET
3 141 (45.34%) C#
4 138 (44.37%) SQL Server
5 124 (39.87%) Finance
6 106 (34.08%) JavaScript
7 95 (30.55%) HTML
8 93 (29.90%) Oracle
9 80 (25.72%) ASP.NET
10 78 (25.08%) XML
11 69 (22.19%) Linux
12 68 (21.86%) CSS
13 66 (21.22%) Unix
14 65 (20.90%) Agile Software Development
15 63 (20.26%) Microsoft
16 62 (19.94%) Business Intelligence
17 60 (19.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 58 (18.65%) T-SQL
19 57 (18.33%) MVC
20 55 (17.68%) Degree
21 54 (17.36%) Java
22 52 (16.72%) PHP
22 52 (16.72%) VB.NET
23 51 (16.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 48 (15.43%) VBA
25 47 (15.11%) Windows
26 45 (14.47%) Web Services
27 42 (13.50%) ERP
28 41 (13.18%) CRM
29 38 (12.22%) MySQL

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 22 (7.07%) SharePoint
2 18 (5.79%) Confluence
3 14 (4.50%) IIS
4 10 (3.22%) Drupal
5 5 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.64%) Apache
6 2 (0.64%) SAS
7 1 (0.32%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (4.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.61%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 20 (6.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (2.57%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (2.25%) Dynamics NAV
3 7 (2.25%) Unit4 Business World
4 6 (1.93%) Hyperion Planning
4 6 (1.93%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (1.29%) Dynamics GP
5 4 (1.29%) Oracle Assets
5 4 (1.29%) Oracle General Ledger
5 4 (1.29%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (1.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 4 (1.29%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.64%) Actimize
6 2 (0.64%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.64%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.64%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.64%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.32%) Cerner Millennium
7 1 (0.32%) Magento
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 20 (6.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (5.14%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.25%) Office 365
4 4 (1.29%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 4 (1.29%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 2 (0.64%) GitHub
6 1 (0.32%) FinancialForce
6 1 (0.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.50%) VPN
2 8 (2.57%) Internet
3 7 (2.25%) AMQP
4 6 (1.93%) HTTP
5 5 (1.61%) SMS
6 4 (1.29%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.96%) Intranet
8 1 (0.32%) Broadband
8 1 (0.32%) DNS
8 1 (0.32%) LAN
8 1 (0.32%) PBX
8 1 (0.32%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (44.37%) SQL Server
2 60 (19.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 51 (16.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 38 (12.22%) MySQL
5 33 (10.61%) Relational Database
6 29 (9.32%) Data Warehouse
7 25 (8.04%) Power BI
8 20 (6.43%) BusinessObjects
8 20 (6.43%) Crystal Reports
8 20 (6.43%) Oracle Database
9 15 (4.82%) RDBMS
9 15 (4.82%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (2.25%) NoSQL
11 6 (1.93%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (1.61%) Big Data
13 4 (1.29%) Geospatial Data
13 4 (1.29%) GIS
13 4 (1.29%) MS Access
13 4 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 3 (0.96%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 29 (9.32%) Visual Studio
2 26 (8.36%) ProC
3 21 (6.75%) PVCS
4 18 (5.79%) JIRA
5 17 (5.47%) Eclipse
5 17 (5.47%) Subversion
6 12 (3.86%) Git (software)
7 10 (3.22%) Oracle APEX
8 7 (2.25%) TeamCity
8 7 (2.25%) Visual Studio Code
9 6 (1.93%) SpecFlow
10 5 (1.61%) MSTest
10 5 (1.61%) Oracle Forms
10 5 (1.61%) Selenium
10 5 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (1.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 2 (0.64%) Grunt
12 2 (0.64%) MSI
13 1 (0.32%) MSBuild
General
1 124 (39.87%) Finance
2 20 (6.43%) Front Office
3 19 (6.11%) Marketing
4 10 (3.22%) Retail
5 9 (2.89%) Banking
6 7 (2.25%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.61%) Back Office
7 5 (1.61%) General Ledger
8 4 (1.29%) Electronics
8 4 (1.29%) Games
8 4 (1.29%) Legal
9 3 (0.96%) Automotive
10 2 (0.64%) Advertising
10 2 (0.64%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.64%) Law
11 1 (0.32%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (45.66%) .NET
2 95 (30.55%) HTML
3 80 (25.72%) ASP.NET
4 78 (25.08%) XML
5 68 (21.86%) CSS
6 45 (14.47%) Web Services
7 37 (11.90%) .NET Framework
8 31 (9.97%) WCF
9 30 (9.65%) AngularJS
9 30 (9.65%) ASP.NET Web API
10 28 (9.00%) EDI
10 28 (9.00%) jQuery
11 16 (5.14%) SOAP
12 15 (4.82%) Entity Framework
12 15 (4.82%) HTML5
13 12 (3.86%) ADO.NET
13 12 (3.86%) JavaBeans
13 12 (3.86%) REST
14 9 (2.89%) Angular 2
14 9 (2.89%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.04%) Computer Science
2 20 (6.43%) Management Information System
3 13 (4.18%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (3.22%) Mobile App
5 8 (2.57%) Client/Server
5 8 (2.57%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.29%) Algorithms
6 4 (1.29%) Mobile Payment
6 4 (1.29%) Smartphone
7 3 (0.96%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 3 (0.96%) Fintech
7 3 (0.96%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (0.96%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (0.96%) VHDL
8 2 (0.64%) NHS
8 2 (0.64%) Reinsurance
8 2 (0.64%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.32%) Derivative
9 1 (0.32%) EPoS
9 1 (0.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 69 (22.19%) Linux
2 66 (21.22%) Unix
3 47 (15.11%) Windows
4 28 (9.00%) Windows Server
5 25 (8.04%) AIX
6 8 (2.57%) Apple iOS
7 7 (2.25%) Ubuntu
8 4 (1.29%) Android
9 3 (0.96%) Solaris
10 1 (0.32%) CentOS
10 1 (0.32%) HPUX
10 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (20.90%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (19.94%) Business Intelligence
3 57 (18.33%) MVC
4 42 (13.50%) ERP
5 41 (13.18%) CRM
6 36 (11.58%) Scrum
7 35 (11.25%) SDLC
8 34 (10.93%) Project Management
9 26 (8.36%) OO
10 24 (7.72%) TDD
11 21 (6.75%) Customer Requirements
11 21 (6.75%) Workflow
12 20 (6.43%) Open Source
13 19 (6.11%) Test Automation
14 18 (5.79%) Requirements Analysis
14 18 (5.79%) Software Engineering
15 17 (5.47%) Portfolio Management
16 16 (5.14%) User Acceptance Testing
17 15 (4.82%) Investment Management
18 14 (4.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 185 (59.49%) SQL
2 141 (45.34%) C#
3 106 (34.08%) JavaScript
4 58 (18.65%) T-SQL
5 54 (17.36%) Java
6 52 (16.72%) PHP
6 52 (16.72%) VB.NET
7 48 (15.43%) VBA
8 34 (10.93%) C
9 31 (9.97%) VB
10 26 (8.36%) Python
11 24 (7.72%) PL/SQL
12 11 (3.54%) C++
12 11 (3.54%) Perl
12 11 (3.54%) Shell Script
13 8 (2.57%) TypeScript
14 5 (1.61%) VB6
15 4 (1.29%) Apex Code
15 4 (1.29%) VBScript
16 3 (0.96%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 55 (17.68%) Degree
2 24 (7.72%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (0.96%) SC Cleared
3 3 (0.96%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.32%) ACCA
4 1 (0.32%) CBAP
4 1 (0.32%) CIMA
4 1 (0.32%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.32%) HNC
4 1 (0.32%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.18%) QA
2 2 (0.64%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.64%) SEPA
3 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.32%) GDPR
3 1 (0.32%) MiFID
3 1 (0.32%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (2.25%) Docker
1 7 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.29%) Hyper-V
2 4 (1.29%) vSphere
3 3 (0.96%) Firmware
4 2 (0.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.32%) cPanel
1 1 (0.32%) Nagios
Vendors
1 93 (29.90%) Oracle
2 63 (20.26%) Microsoft
3 18 (5.79%) VMware
4 17 (5.47%) Citrix
5 15 (4.82%) Salesforce.com
6 14 (4.50%) SAP
6 14 (4.50%) Veeam
7 12 (3.86%) Sybase
8 7 (2.25%) Hyperion
9 5 (1.61%) Google
10 4 (1.29%) Capita
10 4 (1.29%) Cognos
10 4 (1.29%) Samsung
10 4 (1.29%) Xamarin
11 3 (0.96%) IBM
12 2 (0.64%) Anaplan
12 2 (0.64%) Infor
12 2 (0.64%) JD Edwards
12 2 (0.64%) Tableau
12 2 (0.64%) TIBCO