Period
to 14 June 2021

The median annual salary for a Systems Developer was £40,500 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 14 June 2021.

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

System Developer
England > Midlands
6 months to
14 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 255 244 334
Rank change year-on-year -11 +90 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Developer 30 18 12
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.33% 0.28% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.29% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 22 18 11
10th Percentile " £23,725 £27,500
25th Percentile £32,500 £28,772 £31,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,500 £32,069 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +26.29% -19.83% -11.11%
75th Percentile £48,375 £38,017 "
90th Percentile £51,150 £38,750 £41,875
England median annual salary £41,875 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year -6.94% +7.14% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. 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
Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the Midlands with a recognized job title 8,334 6,216 11,377
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.94% 95.81% 96.12%
Number of salaries quoted 6,276 5,229 8,851
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,750
25th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +1.11% +5.88% -
75th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £56,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year - +5.77% +4.00%

Systems Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Developer in the Midlands

Systems Developer
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Systems Developer in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Systems Developer in the Midlands

Systems Developer
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Systems Developer in the Midlands over the 6 months to 14 June 2021.

Salary histogram for Systems Developer in the Midlands

Systems Developer
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Developer within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 14 June 2021. 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
East Midlands -25 16 £37,500 +26.53% 4
West Midlands -25 14 £47,250 +36.17% 4
Systems Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 14 June 2021, Systems Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Midlands region featuring Systems Developer in the job title.

1 22 (73.33%) SQL
2 11 (36.67%) .NET
2 11 (36.67%) Computer Science
3 10 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 10 (33.33%) Social Skills
4 8 (26.67%) HTML
4 8 (26.67%) CSS
4 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
5 7 (23.33%) VB
5 7 (23.33%) VBA
6 6 (20.00%) CRM
6 6 (20.00%) Windows
6 6 (20.00%) VB6
6 6 (20.00%) Degree
7 5 (16.67%) PowerShell
7 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (16.67%) Python
7 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
7 5 (16.67%) Oracle
7 5 (16.67%) C#
7 5 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (13.33%) Technical Analysis
8 4 (13.33%) PL/SQL
8 4 (13.33%) Data Modelling
8 4 (13.33%) Migration
8 4 (13.33%) Data Migration
8 4 (13.33%) JSON
9 3 (10.00%) Mathematics

Systems Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.67%) Appian
2 2 (6.67%) CMS
3 1 (3.33%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft 365
2 1 (3.33%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Ethernet
1 2 (6.67%) Modbus
2 1 (3.33%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.00%) MS Access
2 3 (10.00%) MySQL
3 2 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.33%) Power BI
4 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (33.33%) Social Skills
2 3 (10.00%) Legal
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Law
3 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (36.67%) .NET
2 8 (26.67%) CSS
2 8 (26.67%) HTML
3 4 (13.33%) JSON
4 2 (6.67%) Web Services
5 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.33%) Blazor
5 1 (3.33%) HTML5
5 1 (3.33%) ODBC
5 1 (3.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Computer Science
2 6 (20.00%) CRM
3 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (13.33%) Data Migration
4 4 (13.33%) Data Modelling
4 4 (13.33%) Migration
4 4 (13.33%) Technical Analysis
5 3 (10.00%) Mathematics
5 3 (10.00%) Project Management
6 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (6.67%) Case Management
6 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.67%) Control Theory
6 2 (6.67%) People Management
6 2 (6.67%) Validation
7 1 (3.33%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (3.33%) Escalation Management
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 22 (73.33%) SQL
2 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
2 7 (23.33%) VB
2 7 (23.33%) VBA
3 6 (20.00%) VB6
4 5 (16.67%) C#
4 5 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 5 (16.67%) Python
5 4 (13.33%) PL/SQL
6 3 (10.00%) C
6 3 (10.00%) C++
7 2 (6.67%) VB.NET
8 1 (3.33%) PHP
8 1 (3.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.67%) Oracle
3 2 (6.67%) SAP
4 1 (3.33%) Aderant
4 1 (3.33%) Nintex
4 1 (3.33%) Perforce