The median annual salary for a Senior Systems Developer was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

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

Senior System Developer
UK
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 822 897 914
Rank change year-on-year +75 +17  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Developer 39 65 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.045% 0.063% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.065% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 38 61 57
Median salary £70,000 £50,000 £63,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.00% -21.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £42,231 £42,631
10% offered a salary of more than £86,000 £62,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £50,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year -15.00% +13.63%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 83193 100058 106919
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.30% 96.32% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 69089 83978 87229
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Senior Systems Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Systems Developer in the UK

Senior Systems Developer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Senior Systems Developer in the UK

Senior Systems Developer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Systems Developer over the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Systems Developer in the UK

Senior Systems Developer
Top 18 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Systems Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 26 April 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
England +71 39 £70,000 +40.00% 8
London +65 24 £80,000 +52.38% 4
City of London +52 14 £80,000 +10.34% 2
East of England +10 11 £42,500 -26.08% 2
Bury St Edmunds - 8 £42,500 - 1
Suffolk - 8 £42,500 - 1
South East +56 4 £43,250 -13.50% 2
East Sussex +6 2 £50,000 - 2
Bedfordshire - 2 £36,500 -
Bedford - 2 £36,500 -
Hertfordshire +16 1 £47,500 -20.83% 1
Brighton +2 1 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Hove -7 1 £55,000 +10.00%
West Sussex - 1 £41,500 -
Kent - 1 £35,000 -
West Malling - 1 £35,000 -
Watford - 1 £47,500 -
Crawley - 1 £41,500 -

Senior Systems Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 April 2017, Senior 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 featuring Senior Systems Developer in the job title.

1 57 (62.64%) SQL Server
2 50 (54.95%) SQL
3 41 (45.05%) Java
4 39 (42.86%) .NET
5 35 (38.46%) Microsoft
6 34 (37.36%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (32.97%) Visual Studio
8 29 (31.87%) Finance
8 29 (31.87%) AngularJS
9 27 (29.67%) T-SQL
10 26 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 22 (24.18%) MVC
11 22 (24.18%) C#
12 21 (23.08%) SDLC
13 20 (21.98%) Greenfield Project
13 20 (21.98%) .NET Framework
14 19 (20.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 19 (20.88%) ASP.NET
14 19 (20.88%) Back Office
14 19 (20.88%) Banking
15 18 (19.78%) Oracle
16 17 (18.68%) Intranet
16 17 (18.68%) Entity Framework
17 16 (17.58%) ASP.NET MVC
17 16 (17.58%) Visual Studio Team System
17 16 (17.58%) SQL Server 2008
17 16 (17.58%) JavaScript
18 15 (16.48%) Business Intelligence
18 15 (16.48%) Project Management
19 14 (15.38%) SharePoint

Senior Systems Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 14 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 8 (8.79%) Confluence
2 8 (8.79%) GlassFish
2 8 (8.79%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.30%) CMS
4 2 (2.20%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.10%) JBoss
5 1 (1.10%) Mule
5 1 (1.10%) Mule ESB
5 1 (1.10%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.10%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (3.30%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.20%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (2.20%) Oracle Assets
2 2 (2.20%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (2.20%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (2.20%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (2.20%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.10%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (1.10%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (1.10%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.10%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.20%) GitHub
1 2 (2.20%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 17 (18.68%) Intranet
2 2 (2.20%) IPv4
2 2 (2.20%) IPv6
2 2 (2.20%) VPN
3 1 (1.10%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (62.64%) SQL Server
2 26 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (20.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (17.58%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (15.38%) DTS
5 14 (15.38%) OLAP
5 14 (15.38%) Oracle OLAP
5 14 (15.38%) SQL Server 2000
5 14 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (12.09%) Relational Database
7 10 (10.99%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (10.99%) RDBMS
8 8 (8.79%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (5.49%) MySQL
10 4 (4.40%) KDB
11 2 (2.20%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (1.10%) Essbase
12 1 (1.10%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database
12 1 (1.10%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 30 (32.97%) Visual Studio
2 16 (17.58%) Visual Studio Team System
3 10 (10.99%) Maven
4 9 (9.89%) Jenkins
4 9 (9.89%) JIRA
4 9 (9.89%) JUnit
5 8 (8.79%) Ant
5 8 (8.79%) Gradle
5 8 (8.79%) Hudson
6 3 (3.30%) Git (software)
6 3 (3.30%) NuGet
6 3 (3.30%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.20%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (1.10%) GCC
8 1 (1.10%) GDB
8 1 (1.10%) JDeveloper
8 1 (1.10%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.10%) NUnit
8 1 (1.10%) Subversion
General
1 29 (31.87%) Finance
2 19 (20.88%) Back Office
2 19 (20.88%) Banking
3 3 (3.30%) Law
4 2 (2.20%) Retail
5 1 (1.10%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (42.86%) .NET
2 29 (31.87%) AngularJS
3 20 (21.98%) .NET Framework
4 19 (20.88%) ASP.NET
5 17 (18.68%) Entity Framework
6 16 (17.58%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (15.38%) CSS
7 14 (15.38%) HTML
8 11 (12.09%) WCF
9 10 (10.99%) WinForms
10 9 (9.89%) ASP.NET Web API
11 8 (8.79%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 8 (8.79%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 8 (8.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 8 (8.79%) J2EE
12 7 (7.69%) jQuery
12 7 (7.69%) XML
13 6 (6.59%) LINQ
13 6 (6.59%) Web Services
14 5 (5.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 20 (21.98%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (9.89%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.40%) Hedge funds
3 4 (4.40%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (3.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.20%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.20%) CMDB
5 2 (2.20%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.20%) Enterprise Cloud
5 2 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.10%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.10%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.10%) Equities
6 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.10%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.29%) Windows
2 12 (13.19%) Linux
3 8 (8.79%) Windows 7
3 8 (8.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (7.69%) Unix
5 2 (2.20%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.10%) Android
6 1 (1.10%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.10%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (37.36%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (24.18%) MVC
3 21 (23.08%) SDLC
4 15 (16.48%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (16.48%) Project Management
5 14 (15.38%) Time Management
6 13 (14.29%) SOA
7 9 (9.89%) Data Analysis
8 8 (8.79%) TDD
9 7 (7.69%) MVVM
10 6 (6.59%) Automated Testing
10 6 (6.59%) Mentoring
10 6 (6.59%) Web Development
11 5 (5.49%) IT Strategy
11 5 (5.49%) Mathematics
12 4 (4.40%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (4.40%) DevOps
12 4 (4.40%) Market Making
12 4 (4.40%) Systematic Trading
12 4 (4.40%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (54.95%) SQL
2 41 (45.05%) Java
3 27 (29.67%) T-SQL
4 22 (24.18%) C#
5 16 (17.58%) JavaScript
6 6 (6.59%) Perl
6 6 (6.59%) VB.NET
7 4 (4.40%) PL/SQL
7 4 (4.40%) Python
8 3 (3.30%) PHP
8 3 (3.30%) VB
9 2 (2.20%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.20%) Ruby
10 1 (1.10%) C++
10 1 (1.10%) PHP 5
10 1 (1.10%) Scala
10 1 (1.10%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.10%) VB6
10 1 (1.10%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (13.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.30%) Degree
Vendors
1 35 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 18 (19.78%) Oracle
3 1 (1.10%) Hyperion
3 1 (1.10%) Pega
3 1 (1.10%) Perforce
3 1 (1.10%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.10%) Solace
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