The median annual salary for a Systems Developer was £38,250 in advertised job vacancies in the South West 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 / South West
Rank 223 239 230
Rank change year-on-year +16 -9  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Developer 9 14 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.18% 0.24% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.25% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 14
Median salary £38,250 £28,625 £37,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.62% -23.15%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £26,500 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £42,850 £42,500
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 the South West. 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
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4855 5684 5853
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 96.66% 96.72% 97.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4048 4697 4899
Median salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.26% +5.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,000 £60,000
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 the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Developer in the South West

Systems Developer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Systems Developer in the South West

Systems Developer
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Developer within the South West 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
Bristol +10 8 £38,250 -14.04% 4
Dorset +31 1 £37,500 +31.00%
Systems Developer
England

Systems Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

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 South West region featuring Systems Developer in the job title.

1 16 (76.19%) SQL
2 15 (71.43%) Java
2 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (71.43%) Degree
2 15 (71.43%) Computer Science
3 14 (66.67%) Spring
4 13 (61.90%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (57.14%) J2EE
6 11 (52.38%) Waterfall
7 10 (47.62%) SDLC
7 10 (47.62%) Data Integration
7 10 (47.62%) Apache
8 8 (38.10%) HTTP
8 8 (38.10%) SOAP
8 8 (38.10%) Web Services
8 8 (38.10%) REST
8 8 (38.10%) Maven
8 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (33.33%) ITIL
9 7 (33.33%) MVC
10 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
10 6 (28.57%) Open Source
11 5 (23.81%) Drupal
11 5 (23.81%) Web Development
11 5 (23.81%) PHP
11 5 (23.81%) HTML
11 5 (23.81%) IIS
11 5 (23.81%) CSS
12 4 (19.05%) Spring MVC
12 4 (19.05%) Apache Flex

Systems Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 (47.62%) Apache
2 5 (23.81%) Drupal
2 5 (23.81%) IIS
3 2 (9.52%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.76%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.76%) Office 365
2 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Maven
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (66.67%) Spring
2 12 (57.14%) J2EE
3 8 (38.10%) REST
3 8 (38.10%) SOAP
3 8 (38.10%) Web Services
4 5 (23.81%) CSS
4 5 (23.81%) HTML
5 4 (19.05%) Apache Flex
5 4 (19.05%) HTML5
5 4 (19.05%) Spring MVC
6 2 (9.52%) .NET
7 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
7 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
7 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (4.76%) Classic ASP
7 1 (4.76%) jQuery
7 1 (4.76%) JSON
7 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (71.43%) Computer Science
2 13 (61.90%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
1 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
2 3 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (52.38%) Waterfall
3 10 (47.62%) Data Integration
3 10 (47.62%) SDLC
4 7 (33.33%) ITIL
4 7 (33.33%) MVC
5 6 (28.57%) Open Source
6 5 (23.81%) Web Development
7 4 (19.05%) Front End Development
8 2 (9.52%) ERP
8 2 (9.52%) Information Architecture
8 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
9 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (4.76%) Migration
9 1 (4.76%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (76.19%) SQL
2 15 (71.43%) Java
3 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 5 (23.81%) PHP
5 2 (9.52%) C#
6 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.76%) VB
6 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.76%) VB6
Qualifications
1 15 (71.43%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) Google
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
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