The median annual salary for a Systems Programmer was - in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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

System Programmer
UK / England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 909 940
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Programmer 0 6 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England - 0.007% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.007% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 18
Median salary - - £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,500 - £35,000

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 79492 88017 100281
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.99% 96.53% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 65375 75047 83568
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Systems Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Programmer in England

Systems Programmer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Systems Programmer in England

Systems Programmer Skill Set
Top 20 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, Systems Programmer 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 Programmer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) MQSeries
2 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Assembly Language
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) Mainframe

Systems Programmer 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 1 (50.00%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Assembly Language
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle