Period
to 3 December 2020

The median annual salary for a Systems Developer was £42,000 in advertised job vacancies in the UK excluding London during the 6 months to 3 December 2020.

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

System Developer
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
3 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 496 730 702
Rank change year-on-year +234 -28 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Developer 53 84 190
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.17% 0.11% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.11% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 37 71 152
Median annual salary £42,000 £39,250 £36,830
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.01% +6.57% -4.85%
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,750 £25,800
90th Percentile £53,750 £48,750 £48,750
UK median annual salary £45,000 £46,867 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.98% +17.17% -5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding 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
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies in the UK excluding London with a recognized job title 30,368 74,021 87,179
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.27% 96.21% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 25,239 58,885 69,543
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £69,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +3.09%

Systems Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Developer in the UK excluding London

Systems Developer
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Systems Developer in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Systems Developer in the UK excluding London

Systems Developer
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Systems Developer in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 3 December 2020.

Salary histogram for Systems Developer in the UK excluding London

Systems Developer
Job Locations in the UK excluding 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 UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 3 December 2020. 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
North of England +136 19 £40,750 +1.88% 10
North West - 9 £45,000 - 2
Midlands +127 8 £32,375 -3.36% 1
Scotland +75 8 £43,750 +12.18% 1
South East +167 7 £47,500 +21.02% 6
Yorkshire +85 7 £35,000 -12.50% 4
East Midlands +80 5 £30,000 -11.76% 1
East of England +124 4 £51,250 +13.89% 4
South West +115 4 £38,500 -23.00% 1
West Midlands +87 3 £41,750 +24.63%
North East +6 3 £38,500 -18.09% 4
Wales +54 2 £39,500 +8.50% 1
Isle of Man - 1 - -
Systems Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 3 December 2020, 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 UK excluding London region featuring Systems Developer in the job title.

1 26 (49.06%) C#
1 26 (49.06%) .NET
1 26 (49.06%) SQL Server
2 20 (37.74%) SQL
3 19 (35.85%) JavaScript
3 19 (35.85%) Microsoft
4 17 (32.08%) Azure
5 16 (30.19%) DevOps
6 15 (28.30%) HTML
7 14 (26.42%) MVC
7 14 (26.42%) .NET Framework
8 13 (24.53%) Problem-Solving
9 11 (20.75%) CSS
10 10 (18.87%) ASP.NET
10 10 (18.87%) PHP
10 10 (18.87%) Degree
10 10 (18.87%) Git (software)
10 10 (18.87%) Entity Framework
10 10 (18.87%) Computer Science
10 10 (18.87%) Power Platform
11 9 (16.98%) User Experience
11 9 (16.98%) jQuery
11 9 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (16.98%) Finance
11 9 (16.98%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (15.09%) CRM
12 8 (15.09%) Mathematics
12 8 (15.09%) Web Development
12 8 (15.09%) REST
12 8 (15.09%) Relational Database

Systems Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding 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 3 (5.66%) CMS
1 3 (5.66%) IIS
2 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.89%) Confluence
3 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.89%) Sitefinity
3 1 (1.89%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.89%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.89%) Adobe XD
3 1 (1.89%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (11.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.89%) Misys Equation
2 1 (1.89%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 17 (32.08%) Azure
2 10 (18.87%) Power Platform
3 3 (5.66%) SaaS
4 2 (3.77%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (3.77%) PowerApps
5 1 (1.89%) AWS
5 1 (1.89%) Power Automate
5 1 (1.89%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 1 (1.89%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (49.06%) SQL Server
2 8 (15.09%) Relational Database
3 7 (13.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (11.32%) MySQL
4 6 (11.32%) Power BI
4 6 (11.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (9.43%) SQL Server 2016
6 4 (7.55%) MS Access
7 3 (5.66%) GIS
8 2 (3.77%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 10 (18.87%) Git (software)
2 7 (13.21%) Visual Studio
3 3 (5.66%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (3.77%) gulp
4 2 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.77%) webpack
5 1 (1.89%) git-flow
5 1 (1.89%) JIRA
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle Forms
General
1 9 (16.98%) Finance
2 5 (9.43%) Local Government
2 5 (9.43%) Public Sector
3 4 (7.55%) Manufacturing
3 4 (7.55%) Marketing
4 3 (5.66%) Banking
4 3 (5.66%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.89%) Police
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (49.06%) .NET
2 15 (28.30%) HTML
3 14 (26.42%) .NET Framework
4 11 (20.75%) CSS
5 10 (18.87%) ASP.NET
5 10 (18.87%) Entity Framework
6 9 (16.98%) jQuery
7 8 (15.09%) REST
8 7 (13.21%) SOAP
9 6 (11.32%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (11.32%) Web Services
9 6 (11.32%) XML
10 5 (9.43%) AngularJS
11 4 (7.55%) JSON
11 4 (7.55%) React
12 3 (5.66%) .NET Core
12 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 3 (5.66%) DirectX
13 2 (3.77%) Redux
13 2 (3.77%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.98%) User Experience
2 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.66%) Cloud Native
4 2 (3.77%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.89%) FMCG
5 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.32%) Windows
2 3 (5.66%) Linux
3 2 (3.77%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (30.19%) DevOps
2 14 (26.42%) MVC
3 13 (24.53%) Problem-Solving
4 10 (18.87%) Computer Science
5 9 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (16.98%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (15.09%) CRM
6 8 (15.09%) Mathematics
6 8 (15.09%) Web Development
7 6 (11.32%) SDLC
8 5 (9.43%) Migration
8 5 (9.43%) Software Engineering
9 4 (7.55%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (7.55%) Data Management
9 4 (7.55%) Integration Testing
9 4 (7.55%) OO
9 4 (7.55%) Requirements Gathering
9 4 (7.55%) SOLID
9 4 (7.55%) Test Automation
10 3 (5.66%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 26 (49.06%) C#
2 20 (37.74%) SQL
3 19 (35.85%) JavaScript
4 10 (18.87%) PHP
5 5 (9.43%) Java
6 4 (7.55%) T-SQL
6 4 (7.55%) VB.NET
7 3 (5.66%) C++
7 3 (5.66%) VBA
8 2 (3.77%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.89%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.89%) PHP 7
9 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.89%) RPG
9 1 (1.89%) sed
9 1 (1.89%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (18.87%) Degree
2 3 (5.66%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.89%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 19 (35.85%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.66%) CODA
2 3 (5.66%) DevExpress
2 3 (5.66%) Embarcadero
3 2 (3.77%) HubSpot
3 2 (3.77%) Xero
4 1 (1.89%) Adobe
4 1 (1.89%) Cisco
4 1 (1.89%) Misys
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle
4 1 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.89%) SAP
4 1 (1.89%) Zend