The median annual salary for a Systems Programmer was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Programmer
UK / England
Rank 835 923 921
Rank change year-on-year +88 -2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Programmer 2 6 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.003% 0.006% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.003% 0.006% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 9
Median salary £70,000 £33,754 £40,123
Median salary % change year-on-year +107.38% -15.87%  
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £33,754 £38,500
% change year-on-year +107.38% -12.32%  

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 76786 93381 96100
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.26% 96.43% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 64228 78950 79244
Median salary £46,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.09% +1.11%  
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 £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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
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 Programmer within the England region over the 3 months to 25 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
North West - 1 - -
South East - 1 £70,000 - 2
Systems Programmer
UK

Systems Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
2 6 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (38.46%) Relational Database
3 5 (38.46%) JIRA
3 5 (38.46%) C++
4 4 (30.77%) HTML
4 4 (30.77%) Oracle
4 4 (30.77%) Python
4 4 (30.77%) Linux
4 4 (30.77%) Asset Management
5 3 (23.08%) Data Analysis
5 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (23.08%) Degree
5 3 (23.08%) CSS
5 3 (23.08%) Adobe
5 3 (23.08%) Java
5 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
5 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
5 3 (23.08%) Selenium
5 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
5 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (23.08%) Confluence
5 3 (23.08%) HTML5
5 3 (23.08%) Node.js
5 3 (23.08%) Adobe Analytics
5 3 (23.08%) Splunk
5 3 (23.08%) PhoneGap
5 3 (23.08%) Docker
5 3 (23.08%) Mentoring

Systems Programmer Skill Set
Top Related 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 3 (23.08%) Confluence
2 1 (7.69%) CICS
2 1 (7.69%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Adobe Analytics
1 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) HTTP
1 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) Relational Database
2 3 (23.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (7.69%) DB2
3 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) JIRA
2 3 (23.08%) GitLab
2 3 (23.08%) Jasmine
2 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
2 3 (23.08%) Karma Test Runner
2 3 (23.08%) PhantomJS
2 3 (23.08%) Selenium
3 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (15.38%) Avionics
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Electronics
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) HTML
2 3 (23.08%) AngularJS
2 3 (23.08%) CSS
2 3 (23.08%) HTML5
2 3 (23.08%) Ionic Framework
2 3 (23.08%) Node.js
2 3 (23.08%) PhoneGap
3 1 (7.69%) jQuery
3 1 (7.69%) Middleware
3 1 (7.69%) SOAP
3 1 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
3 2 (15.38%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (15.38%) Mainframe
4 1 (7.69%) Client/Server
4 1 (7.69%) CMDB
4 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (7.69%) Home Automation
4 1 (7.69%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (7.69%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Unix
2 1 (7.69%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
2 4 (30.77%) Asset Management
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Analytics
3 3 (23.08%) Data Analysis
3 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
3 3 (23.08%) Prototyping
3 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
4 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) SDLC
4 2 (15.38%) System Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Validation
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
5 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
5 1 (7.69%) MVC
5 1 (7.69%) OO
5 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
5 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
5 1 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) C++
3 4 (30.77%) Python
4 3 (23.08%) Java
4 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
5 2 (15.38%) C
5 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
6 1 (7.69%) Assembly Language
6 1 (7.69%) C#
6 1 (7.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Docker
2 1 (7.69%) ACF2
2 1 (7.69%) RACF
2 1 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) zSecure
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) Adobe
2 3 (23.08%) Splunk
3 2 (15.38%) IBM
3 2 (15.38%) Perforce
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) SAP
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