Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Systems Developer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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

System Developer
England > London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 754 741 726
Rank change year-on-year -13 -15 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Developer 86 109 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.11% 0.14% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.15% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 68 99 180
London median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.70% +15.00% -
10th Percentile £37,850 £36,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £77,750 £93,750
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 70899 72968 85123
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.37% 95.97% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 55853 62987 72260
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,351 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,377
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.42% +3.06%

Systems Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Developer in London

Systems Developer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Systems Developer in London

Systems Developer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Developer in London over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Systems Developer in London

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 Systems Developer within the London region over the 6 months to 23 November 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 +20 27 £57,500 +2.22%
South London +2 1 £40,000 +23.08%
North London - 1 £40,000 -
Systems Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, 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 Systems Developer in the job title.

1 60 (69.77%) C#
2 52 (60.47%) SQL
2 52 (60.47%) Finance
3 44 (51.16%) Degree
4 37 (43.02%) Oracle
5 35 (40.70%) XML
6 33 (38.37%) .NET
6 33 (38.37%) SQL Server
6 33 (38.37%) HTML
7 30 (34.88%) VBA
7 30 (34.88%) Computer Science
8 28 (32.56%) PHP
8 28 (32.56%) Project Management
9 27 (31.40%) MySQL
9 27 (31.40%) SDLC
10 25 (29.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 25 (29.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 24 (27.91%) Computer Science Degree
12 23 (26.74%) OO
12 23 (26.74%) Microsoft
12 23 (26.74%) Front Office
13 22 (25.58%) Subversion
13 22 (25.58%) Eclipse
13 22 (25.58%) T-SQL
13 22 (25.58%) Test Automation
13 22 (25.58%) Portfolio Management
14 20 (23.26%) MVC
14 20 (23.26%) Visual Studio
15 18 (20.93%) Management Information System
16 17 (19.77%) Linux

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 10 (11.63%) SharePoint
2 8 (9.30%) IIS
3 4 (4.65%) Drupal
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (11.63%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (6.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (5.81%) Unit4 Business World
3 3 (3.49%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (2.33%) Actimize
4 2 (2.33%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (8.14%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.65%) Office 365
4 1 (1.16%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.14%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (38.37%) SQL Server
2 27 (31.40%) MySQL
3 25 (29.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 25 (29.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (16.28%) Crystal Reports
5 13 (15.12%) BusinessObjects
5 13 (15.12%) Relational Database
6 12 (13.95%) Oracle Database
6 12 (13.95%) RDBMS
7 9 (10.47%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (6.98%) Power BI
9 5 (5.81%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (5.81%) Geospatial Data
10 4 (4.65%) GIS
11 2 (2.33%) DB2
11 2 (2.33%) NoSQL
12 1 (1.16%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
12 1 (1.16%) MongoDB
12 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (1.16%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 22 (25.58%) Eclipse
1 22 (25.58%) Subversion
2 20 (23.26%) Visual Studio
3 9 (10.47%) Git (software)
4 7 (8.14%) TeamCity
4 7 (8.14%) Visual Studio Code
5 5 (5.81%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.16%) GitLab
6 1 (1.16%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.16%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 52 (60.47%) Finance
2 23 (26.74%) Front Office
3 3 (3.49%) Banking
4 2 (2.33%) Advertising
4 2 (2.33%) Back Office
5 1 (1.16%) Legal
5 1 (1.16%) Marketing
5 1 (1.16%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (40.70%) XML
2 33 (38.37%) .NET
2 33 (38.37%) HTML
3 16 (18.60%) .NET Framework
4 13 (15.12%) ASP.NET
4 13 (15.12%) REST
5 12 (13.95%) ADO.NET
5 12 (13.95%) ASP.NET Web API
5 12 (13.95%) WCF
5 12 (13.95%) Web Services
6 10 (11.63%) CSS
6 10 (11.63%) J2EE
7 9 (10.47%) Angular 2
7 9 (10.47%) AngularJS
7 9 (10.47%) HTML5
8 8 (9.30%) CSS3
8 8 (9.30%) Spring
9 7 (8.14%) NancyFx
9 7 (8.14%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (2.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 30 (34.88%) Computer Science
2 18 (20.93%) Management Information System
3 8 (9.30%) Client/Server
4 4 (4.65%) Data Structures
4 4 (4.65%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 4 (4.65%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.33%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.16%) Fintech
6 1 (1.16%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.16%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.16%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.16%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (19.77%) Linux
2 10 (11.63%) Windows
3 8 (9.30%) Apple iOS
4 7 (8.14%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.16%) HPUX
5 1 (1.16%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (32.56%) Project Management
2 27 (31.40%) SDLC
3 23 (26.74%) OO
4 22 (25.58%) Portfolio Management
4 22 (25.58%) Test Automation
5 20 (23.26%) MVC
6 14 (16.28%) Investment Management
7 13 (15.12%) Requirements Analysis
8 12 (13.95%) Asset Management
8 12 (13.95%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (10.47%) CRM
10 9 (10.47%) Software Engineering
11 8 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (8.14%) Integration Testing
12 7 (8.14%) Regression Testing
12 7 (8.14%) Unit Testing
13 6 (6.98%) User Acceptance Testing
14 4 (4.65%) Kanban
14 4 (4.65%) Structured Programming
Programming Languages
1 60 (69.77%) C#
2 52 (60.47%) SQL
3 30 (34.88%) VBA
4 28 (32.56%) PHP
5 22 (25.58%) T-SQL
6 15 (17.44%) VB
7 13 (15.12%) JavaScript
8 12 (13.95%) VB.NET
9 11 (12.79%) Java
10 9 (10.47%) C++
11 8 (9.30%) TypeScript
12 5 (5.81%) Python
13 1 (1.16%) Perl
13 1 (1.16%) PowerShell
13 1 (1.16%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 44 (51.16%) Degree
2 24 (27.91%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.65%) QA
2 2 (2.33%) SEPA
3 1 (1.16%) MiFID
System Software
1 7 (8.14%) Docker
Vendors
1 37 (43.02%) Oracle
2 23 (26.74%) Microsoft
3 13 (15.12%) Sybase
4 8 (9.30%) IBM
4 8 (9.30%) TIBCO
5 5 (5.81%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (3.49%) Cognos