The median annual salary for a Senior Systems Developer was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 23 April 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
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 573 632 637
Rank change year-on-year +59 +5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Developer 27 22 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.078% 0.052% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.082% 0.054% 0.072%
Number of salaries quoted 26 22 31
Median salary £80,000 £52,500 £77,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +52.38% -32.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,065 £63,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £82,500 £92,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £50,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year -15.00% +13.63%  

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 33064 40999 42804
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.65% 96.09% 95.84%
Number of salaries quoted 27828 35497 36012
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +2.32%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Senior Systems Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured Senior Systems Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 23 April 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 3 months to 23 April 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
City of London +55 16 £80,000 +10.34%
Hounslow - 1 £55,000 -
Senior Systems Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 28 (70.00%) Java
2 24 (60.00%) Finance
3 22 (55.00%) SQL Server
3 22 (55.00%) AngularJS
4 19 (47.50%) Back Office
4 19 (47.50%) Banking
5 11 (27.50%) Linux
6 10 (25.00%) SQL
6 10 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (17.50%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (15.00%) Perl
9 5 (12.50%) JavaScript
9 5 (12.50%) MySQL
9 5 (12.50%) Mathematics
10 4 (10.00%) Hedge funds
10 4 (10.00%) Open Source
10 4 (10.00%) KDB
10 4 (10.00%) XML
10 4 (10.00%) Unix
10 4 (10.00%) Python
10 4 (10.00%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (10.00%) Market Making
10 4 (10.00%) Systematic Trading
11 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (7.50%) Practice Management
11 3 (7.50%) Law
11 3 (7.50%) LAMP
11 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
11 3 (7.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (7.50%) Visual Studio

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 1 (2.50%) Mule
1 1 (2.50%) Mule ESB
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) GitHub
1 2 (5.00%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) IPv4
1 2 (5.00%) IPv6
1 2 (5.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (55.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (12.50%) MySQL
4 4 (10.00%) KDB
5 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.50%) Blockchain
7 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
7 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Git (software)
1 3 (7.50%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.00%) Maven
3 1 (2.50%) GCC
3 1 (2.50%) GDB
3 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.50%) JIRA
3 1 (2.50%) Mercurial
3 1 (2.50%) NUnit
3 1 (2.50%) Subversion
General
1 24 (60.00%) Finance
2 19 (47.50%) Back Office
2 19 (47.50%) Banking
3 3 (7.50%) Law
4 2 (5.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (55.00%) AngularJS
2 4 (10.00%) XML
3 3 (7.50%) .NET
3 3 (7.50%) .NET Framework
3 3 (7.50%) CSS
3 3 (7.50%) HTML
3 3 (7.50%) LAMP
4 2 (5.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (5.00%) Web Services
5 1 (2.50%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (2.50%) HTML5
5 1 (2.50%) REST
5 1 (2.50%) Silex
5 1 (2.50%) SOAP
5 1 (2.50%) Symfony
5 1 (2.50%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (10.00%) Hedge funds
2 4 (10.00%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (7.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (5.00%) CMDB
4 2 (5.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Cloud
4 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.50%) e-Learning
5 1 (2.50%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 11 (27.50%) Linux
2 4 (10.00%) Unix
3 1 (2.50%) Android
3 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (12.50%) Mathematics
2 4 (10.00%) Market Making
2 4 (10.00%) Open Source
2 4 (10.00%) Systematic Trading
3 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (7.50%) Mentoring
3 3 (7.50%) Practice Management
3 3 (7.50%) Software Architecture
4 2 (5.00%) Asset Management
4 2 (5.00%) BDD
4 2 (5.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (5.00%) IT Strategy
4 2 (5.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (5.00%) TDD
4 2 (5.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (5.00%) Web Development
4 2 (5.00%) Workflow
5 1 (2.50%) High-Frequency Trading
5 1 (2.50%) Prototyping
5 1 (2.50%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 28 (70.00%) Java
2 10 (25.00%) SQL
3 6 (15.00%) Perl
4 5 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 4 (10.00%) Python
6 3 (7.50%) PHP
6 3 (7.50%) VB.NET
7 2 (5.00%) Bash Shell
7 2 (5.00%) Ruby
8 1 (2.50%) C++
8 1 (2.50%) PHP 5
8 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle
2 1 (2.50%) Perforce
2 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.50%) Solace
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