The median annual salary for a Systems Developer was £53,750 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Developer
England / London
Rank 495 574 575
Rank change year-on-year +79 +1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Developer 82 82 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.25% 0.20% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.20% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 68 75 78
Median salary £53,750 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.38% +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  

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 31798 40313 40525
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.73% 96.11% 95.94%
Number of salaries quoted 26867 34769 34043
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +2.80%  
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 £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Systems Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 3 months to 26 March 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 3 months to 26 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
City of London +39 9 £48,750 -30.35% 2
Hounslow - 1 £55,000 -
Systems Developer
England

Systems Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 72 (50.70%) Finance
2 69 (48.59%) C#
3 62 (43.66%) SQL
4 53 (37.32%) HTML
4 53 (37.32%) OO
5 51 (35.92%) .NET
6 50 (35.21%) SQL Server
7 46 (32.39%) JavaScript
8 43 (30.28%) PHP
8 43 (30.28%) XML
9 42 (29.58%) MySQL
10 37 (26.06%) VBA
11 36 (25.35%) Microsoft
12 35 (24.65%) MS Excel
13 34 (23.94%) Degree
14 32 (22.54%) Oracle
15 31 (21.83%) Agile Software Development
15 31 (21.83%) Subversion
16 29 (20.42%) AngularJS
16 29 (20.42%) Project Management
16 29 (20.42%) Linux
16 29 (20.42%) SharePoint
17 28 (19.72%) Front Office
18 27 (19.01%) ASP.NET
19 26 (18.31%) CRM
19 26 (18.31%) Automated Testing
19 26 (18.31%) Computer Science
20 25 (17.61%) SDLC
21 24 (16.90%) Portfolio Management
21 24 (16.90%) Eclipse

Systems Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 29 (20.42%) SharePoint
2 12 (8.45%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (3.52%) MS Project Server
4 3 (2.11%) Apache
4 3 (2.11%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.41%) CMS
5 2 (1.41%) Drupal
5 2 (1.41%) IIS
5 2 (1.41%) Moodle
Applications
1 35 (24.65%) MS Excel
2 12 (8.45%) MS Office
3 10 (7.04%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (3.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (3.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (7.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.82%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (2.11%) ResourceLink
4 2 (1.41%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (1.41%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.70%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.70%) Sage X3
5 1 (0.70%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.52%) Office 365
2 3 (2.11%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.41%) IPv4
1 2 (1.41%) IPv6
1 2 (1.41%) VPN
2 1 (0.70%) Firewall
2 1 (0.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (35.21%) SQL Server
2 42 (29.58%) MySQL
3 15 (10.56%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (10.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (8.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (7.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (5.63%) KDB
6 8 (5.63%) OLTP
7 7 (4.93%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (3.52%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (2.82%) Data Mining
9 4 (2.82%) Relational Database
9 4 (2.82%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (2.11%) Cognos Impromptu
11 2 (1.41%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (1.41%) OLAP
11 2 (1.41%) Oracle Database
11 2 (1.41%) Power BI
12 1 (0.70%) Big Data
12 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 31 (21.83%) Subversion
2 24 (16.90%) Eclipse
3 10 (7.04%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 5 (3.52%) NUnit
4 5 (3.52%) SpecFlow
5 4 (2.82%) Git (software)
6 3 (2.11%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.11%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.41%) Mercurial
7 2 (1.41%) Moq
7 2 (1.41%) MSTest
7 2 (1.41%) Rhino Mocks
7 2 (1.41%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 72 (50.70%) Finance
2 28 (19.72%) Front Office
3 7 (4.93%) Law
4 6 (4.23%) Legal
5 3 (2.11%) Advertising
6 2 (1.41%) Back Office
6 2 (1.41%) Retail
7 1 (0.70%) Banking
7 1 (0.70%) Billing
7 1 (0.70%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (37.32%) HTML
2 51 (35.92%) .NET
3 43 (30.28%) XML
4 29 (20.42%) AngularJS
5 27 (19.01%) ASP.NET
6 20 (14.08%) ASP.NET MVC
7 18 (12.68%) Ajax
7 18 (12.68%) CSS
8 11 (7.75%) STL
8 11 (7.75%) Web Services
9 10 (7.04%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 6 (4.23%) SOAP
11 5 (3.52%) .NET Framework
11 5 (3.52%) RESTful
12 4 (2.82%) HTML5
12 4 (2.82%) LAMP
13 3 (2.11%) Castle Windsor
13 3 (2.11%) Entity Framework
13 3 (2.11%) NHibernate
13 3 (2.11%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 26 (18.31%) Computer Science
2 20 (14.08%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (9.86%) Equities
4 12 (8.45%) Fixed Income
5 8 (5.63%) CMDB
5 8 (5.63%) Enterprise Cloud
5 8 (5.63%) Management Information System
6 6 (4.23%) Client/Server
6 6 (4.23%) Derivative
7 4 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.41%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.41%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.41%) e-Learning
8 2 (1.41%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.41%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.70%) DTCC
9 1 (0.70%) Fintech
9 1 (0.70%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 29 (20.42%) Linux
2 15 (10.56%) Unix
3 3 (2.11%) Windows
4 2 (1.41%) Android
4 2 (1.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (37.32%) OO
2 31 (21.83%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (20.42%) Project Management
4 26 (18.31%) Automated Testing
4 26 (18.31%) CRM
5 25 (17.61%) SDLC
6 24 (16.90%) Portfolio Management
7 23 (16.20%) MVC
8 20 (14.08%) ERP
9 19 (13.38%) Scrum
10 18 (12.68%) Data Architecture
10 18 (12.68%) Domain-Driven Design
10 18 (12.68%) ETRM
10 18 (12.68%) Information Management
11 17 (11.97%) Mentoring
11 17 (11.97%) Web Development
12 14 (9.86%) Business Intelligence
12 14 (9.86%) Unit Testing
13 13 (9.15%) Asset Management
13 13 (9.15%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 69 (48.59%) C#
2 62 (43.66%) SQL
3 46 (32.39%) JavaScript
4 43 (30.28%) PHP
5 37 (26.06%) VBA
6 22 (15.49%) T-SQL
7 17 (11.97%) Perl
8 14 (9.86%) Python
9 11 (7.75%) C++
10 9 (6.34%) Java
10 9 (6.34%) PowerShell
10 9 (6.34%) Shell Script
11 6 (4.23%) TypeScript
12 3 (2.11%) Go
12 3 (2.11%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.41%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.41%) PHP 5
13 2 (1.41%) VB
13 2 (1.41%) VBScript
14 1 (0.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 34 (23.94%) Degree
2 3 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.41%) ACCA
3 2 (1.41%) CIMA
3 2 (1.41%) CITP
3 2 (1.41%) DBS Check
3 2 (1.41%) MCSD
4 1 (0.70%) MCSE
System Software
1 3 (2.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.11%) Control-M
1 3 (2.11%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 36 (25.35%) Microsoft
2 32 (22.54%) Oracle
3 10 (7.04%) Cognos
4 8 (5.63%) Intel
4 8 (5.63%) Vertica
5 5 (3.52%) Embarcadero
6 3 (2.11%) IBM
7 2 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.41%) Sun
7 2 (1.41%) Tableau
7 2 (1.41%) Typemock
8 1 (0.70%) IFS
8 1 (0.70%) Sage
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