Period
to 23 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Systems Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 July 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
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1102 1135 1198
Rank change year-on-year +33 +63 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Systems Developer 70 125 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.039% 0.062% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.064% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 69 141 114
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £63,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -21.26% +5.83%
10th Percentile £35,750 £42,500 £38,483
90th Percentile £82,500 £85,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -14.00% - -16.67%

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 170266 195302 213660
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.00% 96.50% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 138590 164128 175213
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Senior Systems Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Systems Developer in the UK

Senior Systems Developer
Top 7 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 6 months to 23 July 2017. 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
England +31 70 £55,000 +10.00% 4
UK excluding London +8 39 £43,000 -14.00% 2
London +40 31 £80,000 +12.28% 2
East of England +29 30 £43,000 -28.33% 2
South East +63 8 £45,000 -10.00%
Midlands +16 1 £44,500 -11.00%
East Midlands -1 1 £44,500 -11.00%

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 44 (62.86%) SQL Server
1 44 (62.86%) AngularJS
2 35 (50.00%) C#
3 32 (45.71%) Java
3 32 (45.71%) .NET
4 31 (44.29%) Finance
5 28 (40.00%) MVC
6 26 (37.14%) JavaScript
6 26 (37.14%) HTML
6 26 (37.14%) CSS
7 25 (35.71%) Microsoft
8 22 (31.43%) ASP.NET
8 22 (31.43%) SQL
8 22 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (30.00%) TDD
9 21 (30.00%) .NET Framework
9 21 (30.00%) Entity Framework
10 19 (27.14%) ASP.NET MVC
11 18 (25.71%) MVVM
11 18 (25.71%) jQuery
12 17 (24.29%) Banking
12 17 (24.29%) Back Office
13 16 (22.86%) WCF
14 15 (21.43%) Greenfield Project
15 14 (20.00%) Visual Studio
16 12 (17.14%) CMS
16 12 (17.14%) Web Development
16 12 (17.14%) KnockoutJS
16 12 (17.14%) SQL Server 2012
17 11 (15.71%) Twitter Bootstrap

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 12 (17.14%) CMS
2 7 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (10.00%) EPiServer
3 4 (5.71%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (8.57%) Oracle Assets
1 6 (8.57%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (8.57%) Oracle General Ledger
1 6 (8.57%) Oracle Payables
1 6 (8.57%) Oracle Receivables
2 5 (7.14%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (7.14%) Oracle Cash Management
2 5 (7.14%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.43%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.14%) Intranet
2 1 (1.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (62.86%) SQL Server
2 12 (17.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (11.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (11.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (8.57%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (7.14%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 5 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (5.71%) KDB
7 4 (5.71%) NoSQL
7 4 (5.71%) Redis
8 3 (4.29%) MongoDB
9 2 (2.86%) MySQL
9 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database
9 2 (2.86%) RDBMS
9 2 (2.86%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.43%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (1.43%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (1.43%) Essbase
10 1 (1.43%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 14 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 7 (10.00%) Visual Studio Team System
3 5 (7.14%) JDeveloper
3 5 (7.14%) NuGet
3 5 (7.14%) NUnit
3 5 (7.14%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (7.14%) TeamCity
4 3 (4.29%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.43%) Maven
5 1 (1.43%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.43%) Selenium
5 1 (1.43%) SpecFlow
General
1 31 (44.29%) Finance
2 17 (24.29%) Back Office
2 17 (24.29%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (62.86%) AngularJS
2 32 (45.71%) .NET
3 26 (37.14%) CSS
3 26 (37.14%) HTML
4 22 (31.43%) ASP.NET
5 21 (30.00%) .NET Framework
5 21 (30.00%) Entity Framework
6 19 (27.14%) ASP.NET MVC
7 18 (25.71%) jQuery
8 16 (22.86%) WCF
9 12 (17.14%) KnockoutJS
10 11 (15.71%) LINQ
10 11 (15.71%) Razor View Engine
10 11 (15.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 8 (11.43%) Web Services
12 7 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
12 7 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
13 6 (8.57%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 6 (8.57%) XML
14 4 (5.71%) React
Miscellaneous
1 15 (21.43%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (5.71%) Hedge funds
2 4 (5.71%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (4.29%) Fintech
4 2 (2.86%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.86%) CMDB
4 2 (2.86%) Enterprise Cloud
4 2 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.43%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.43%) Equities
5 1 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.43%) User Experience
5 1 (1.43%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.43%) Linux
2 3 (4.29%) Unix
3 1 (1.43%) Windows
3 1 (1.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (40.00%) MVC
2 22 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (30.00%) TDD
4 18 (25.71%) MVVM
5 12 (17.14%) Web Development
6 11 (15.71%) Mathematics
6 11 (15.71%) Software Engineering
6 11 (15.71%) Test Automation
7 9 (12.86%) IT Strategy
7 9 (12.86%) SDLC
7 9 (12.86%) SOA
8 8 (11.43%) SOLID
9 7 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (10.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 7 (10.00%) Inversion of Control
10 6 (8.57%) Open Source
11 5 (7.14%) BDD
11 5 (7.14%) Dependency Injection
11 5 (7.14%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
11 5 (7.14%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 35 (50.00%) C#
2 32 (45.71%) Java
3 26 (37.14%) JavaScript
4 22 (31.43%) SQL
5 9 (12.86%) T-SQL
6 7 (10.00%) PL/SQL
7 4 (5.71%) Perl
7 4 (5.71%) TypeScript
8 3 (4.29%) F#
9 2 (2.86%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.86%) PHP
9 2 (2.86%) Python
9 2 (2.86%) VB
9 2 (2.86%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (15.71%) Degree
2 9 (12.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.43%) Numerate Degree
Vendors
1 25 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.43%) Oracle
3 1 (1.43%) Hyperion
3 1 (1.43%) Informatica
3 1 (1.43%) Sybase
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