Period
to 28 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Systems Developer was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 28 July 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
England > London
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 804 847 863
Rank change year-on-year +43 +16 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Developer 28 35 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.038% 0.043% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.044% 0.075%
Number of salaries quoted 27 35 63
London median annual salary £80,000 £72,500 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.34% -9.38% +33.33%
10th Percentile £53,750 £43,441 £61,250
90th Percentile £110,000 £97,500 £96,250
England median annual salary £49,500 £50,000 £63,500
% change year-on-year -1.00% -21.26% +5.83%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 70294 79046 86109
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.89% 96.02% 95.95%
Number of salaries quoted 56350 68621 72655
London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £85,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Senior Systems Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Systems Developer in London

Senior Systems Developer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Senior Systems Developer in London

Senior Systems Developer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Systems Developer in London over the 6 months to 28 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Systems Developer in London

Senior Systems Developer
Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 28 July 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
Central London +47 15 £80,000 -5.88% 1
Senior Systems Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 London region featuring Senior Systems Developer in the job title.

1 21 (75.00%) Java
2 20 (71.43%) Finance
3 18 (64.29%) AngularJS
4 16 (57.14%) SQL Server
5 14 (50.00%) Back Office
5 14 (50.00%) Banking
6 8 (28.57%) Linux
7 7 (25.00%) SQL
8 6 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (17.86%) C#
9 5 (17.86%) Mathematics
9 5 (17.86%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (14.29%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (14.29%) NoSQL
10 4 (14.29%) Hedge funds
10 4 (14.29%) Market Making
10 4 (14.29%) Systematic Trading
10 4 (14.29%) KDB
10 4 (14.29%) Asset Management
10 4 (14.29%) Perl
11 3 (10.71%) MSMQ
11 3 (10.71%) RDBMS
11 3 (10.71%) ActiveMQ
11 3 (10.71%) TDD
11 3 (10.71%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (10.71%) Akka
11 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
11 3 (10.71%) React
11 3 (10.71%) Octopus Deploy
11 3 (10.71%) SOLID

Senior Systems Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (10.71%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 6 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (14.29%) KDB
3 4 (14.29%) NoSQL
4 3 (10.71%) MongoDB
4 3 (10.71%) RDBMS
4 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
5 2 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (7.14%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (7.14%) MySQL
5 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
5 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (3.57%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (10.71%) TeamCity
2 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.57%) Maven
General
1 20 (71.43%) Finance
2 14 (50.00%) Back Office
2 14 (50.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (64.29%) AngularJS
2 3 (10.71%) ActiveMQ
2 3 (10.71%) Akka
2 3 (10.71%) Angular 2
2 3 (10.71%) Aurelia
2 3 (10.71%) MSMQ
2 3 (10.71%) Node.js
2 3 (10.71%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (10.71%) React
3 2 (7.14%) .NET
3 2 (7.14%) ADO.NET
3 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
3 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (7.14%) LAMP
3 2 (7.14%) REST
3 2 (7.14%) WCF
3 2 (7.14%) Web Services
3 2 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (14.29%) Hedge funds
2 4 (14.29%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (10.71%) Fintech
4 2 (7.14%) CMDB
4 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Cloud
4 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.57%) Equities
5 1 (3.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) Mathematics
2 4 (14.29%) Asset Management
2 4 (14.29%) Market Making
2 4 (14.29%) Systematic Trading
3 3 (10.71%) BDD
3 3 (10.71%) Open Source
3 3 (10.71%) SOLID
3 3 (10.71%) TDD
4 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
4 2 (7.14%) Investment Management
4 2 (7.14%) IT Strategy
4 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
4 2 (7.14%) MVC
4 2 (7.14%) Problem Management
4 2 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (7.14%) Web Development
4 2 (7.14%) Workflow
5 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.57%) Physics
5 1 (3.57%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 21 (75.00%) Java
2 7 (25.00%) SQL
3 5 (17.86%) C#
4 4 (14.29%) Perl
5 3 (10.71%) F#
6 2 (7.14%) Bash Shell
6 2 (7.14%) PHP
6 2 (7.14%) Python
6 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
6 2 (7.14%) VB
6 2 (7.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (3.57%) Numerate Degree
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle
1 2 (7.14%) Sybase
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