The median annual salary for a Systems Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

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

System Developer
UK
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 700 710 814
Rank change year-on-year +10 +104  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Developer 189 233 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.24% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.25% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 156 218 153
UK median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.52% +18.75%  
10th Percentile £31,000 £31,250 £28,800
90th Percentile £60,000 £65,750 £59,700
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,500 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +20.00%  

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 85307 94661 107304
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.92% 96.51% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 283995 351566 402215
UK median annual salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.05% +5.55%  
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  

Systems Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Developer in the UK

Systems Developer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Systems Developer in the UK

Systems Developer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Developer over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Systems Developer in the UK

Systems Developer
Top 9 Job Locations

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 over the 3 months to 29 June 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 +13 178 £43,000 -9.47% 22
UK excluding London +3 143 £40,500 -10.00% 17
South East +37 49 £50,000 - 2
East of England +3 38 £41,000 -3.52% 4
London -1 37 £52,500 -10.02% 5
Midlands +4 21 £35,000 -17.64% 5
North of England -26 21 £35,000 -6.66% 4
South West +5 12 £38,250 +15.11% 2
Wales 0 2 £42,500 -5.55%

Systems Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 featuring Systems Developer in the job title.

1 186 (52.69%) SQL
2 156 (44.19%) .NET
3 141 (39.94%) C#
4 128 (36.26%) SQL Server
5 113 (32.01%) Finance
6 112 (31.73%) JavaScript
7 111 (31.44%) HTML
8 110 (31.16%) Agile Software Development
9 98 (27.76%) Microsoft
10 87 (24.65%) Oracle
11 84 (23.80%) MVC
12 80 (22.66%) ASP.NET
13 75 (21.25%) CSS
14 66 (18.70%) PHP
15 65 (18.41%) Degree
16 64 (18.13%) Java
17 62 (17.56%) Linux
18 56 (15.86%) SDLC
19 53 (15.01%) OO
20 51 (14.45%) T-SQL
20 51 (14.45%) jQuery
21 50 (14.16%) MySQL
22 49 (13.88%) Unix
22 49 (13.88%) XML
22 49 (13.88%) .NET Framework
23 46 (13.03%) Computer Science
23 46 (13.03%) Visual Studio
24 44 (12.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 43 (12.18%) Computer Science Degree
26 41 (11.61%) AngularJS

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 33 (9.35%) SharePoint
2 14 (3.97%) CMS
2 14 (3.97%) IIS
3 12 (3.40%) Apache
4 8 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
5 7 (1.98%) EPiServer
6 5 (1.42%) MS Project Server
6 5 (1.42%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (1.42%) Umbraco
7 4 (1.13%) Drupal
7 4 (1.13%) IBM Domino
7 4 (1.13%) Sitefinity
8 3 (0.85%) WordPress
9 2 (0.57%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.57%) JBoss
9 2 (0.57%) Moodle
9 2 (0.57%) nginx
9 2 (0.57%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.28%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 29 (8.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (6.23%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (2.27%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (1.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.42%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 15 (4.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (3.68%) Oracle EBS
3 12 (3.40%) Hyperion Planning
4 7 (1.98%) Unit4 Business World
5 4 (1.13%) Magento
5 4 (1.13%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (1.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 4 (1.13%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.85%) Oracle Assets
6 3 (0.85%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (0.85%) Visualfiles
7 2 (0.57%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 2 (0.57%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.28%) Cognos Controller
8 1 (0.28%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.28%) Sage 200
8 1 (0.28%) Sage X3
8 1 (0.28%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.98%) Office 365
4 6 (1.70%) GitHub
5 5 (1.42%) SaaS
6 4 (1.13%) Basecamp
7 2 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.28%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.28%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.28%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.28%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.28%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.28%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.25%) Intranet
2 8 (2.27%) DNS
2 8 (2.27%) HTTP
3 4 (1.13%) VoIP
4 2 (0.57%) 3G
4 2 (0.57%) 4G
4 2 (0.57%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.57%) Firewall
4 2 (0.57%) IPv4
4 2 (0.57%) IPv6
4 2 (0.57%) Network Security
4 2 (0.57%) VPN
4 2 (0.57%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.28%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (36.26%) SQL Server
2 50 (14.16%) MySQL
3 44 (12.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 34 (9.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 31 (8.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 16 (4.53%) Relational Database
6 16 (4.53%) SQL Server 2012
7 13 (3.68%) PostgreSQL
8 12 (3.40%) SQL Server 2005
9 9 (2.55%) NoSQL
10 8 (2.27%) SQL Server 2000
11 7 (1.98%) Crystal Reports
11 7 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (1.98%) Essbase
12 6 (1.70%) Data Mining
13 5 (1.42%) Power BI
13 5 (1.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 4 (1.13%) KDB
14 4 (1.13%) Oracle OLAP
14 4 (1.13%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 46 (13.03%) Visual Studio
2 27 (7.65%) Subversion
3 23 (6.52%) Eclipse
3 23 (6.52%) ProC
4 16 (4.53%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (4.25%) Visual Studio Team System
6 14 (3.97%) PVCS
7 13 (3.68%) Jenkins
8 11 (3.12%) Git (software)
9 9 (2.55%) NUnit
10 8 (2.27%) TeamCity
11 7 (1.98%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
12 6 (1.70%) NetBeans
13 5 (1.42%) JIRA
13 5 (1.42%) NuGet
13 5 (1.42%) Octopus Deploy
14 4 (1.13%) NDoc
14 4 (1.13%) PhpStorm
14 4 (1.13%) SpecFlow
14 4 (1.13%) Sublime Text
General
1 113 (32.01%) Finance
2 23 (6.52%) Front Office
3 13 (3.68%) Legal
4 8 (2.27%) Banking
5 7 (1.98%) Retail
6 5 (1.42%) Advertising
7 4 (1.13%) Law
7 4 (1.13%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.85%) Aerospace
8 3 (0.85%) Back Office
8 3 (0.85%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.57%) Billing
9 2 (0.57%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.28%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (44.19%) .NET
2 111 (31.44%) HTML
3 80 (22.66%) ASP.NET
4 75 (21.25%) CSS
5 51 (14.45%) jQuery
6 49 (13.88%) .NET Framework
6 49 (13.88%) XML
7 41 (11.61%) AngularJS
8 39 (11.05%) ASP.NET MVC
9 35 (9.92%) Web Services
10 34 (9.63%) Entity Framework
11 26 (7.37%) Ajax
12 20 (5.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 19 (5.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 17 (4.82%) WCF
15 16 (4.53%) SOAP
16 13 (3.68%) HTML5
16 13 (3.68%) WinForms
17 12 (3.40%) KnockoutJS
17 12 (3.40%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 46 (13.03%) Computer Science
2 28 (7.93%) Management Information System
3 27 (7.65%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (3.40%) Greenfield Project
5 11 (3.12%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (3.12%) Fixed Income
6 9 (2.55%) Derivative
7 8 (2.27%) Algorithms
7 8 (2.27%) Equities
8 6 (1.70%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.13%) CMDB
9 4 (1.13%) Enterprise Cloud
9 4 (1.13%) Graphic Design
9 4 (1.13%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.13%) Replication
9 4 (1.13%) User Experience
10 3 (0.85%) Credit Derivative
10 3 (0.85%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.85%) iPad
10 3 (0.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 62 (17.56%) Linux
2 49 (13.88%) Unix
3 33 (9.35%) Windows
4 11 (3.12%) Windows Server
5 10 (2.83%) AIX
6 6 (1.70%) Android
6 6 (1.70%) CentOS
6 6 (1.70%) Ubuntu
6 6 (1.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.57%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.57%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.57%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.28%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (31.16%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (23.80%) MVC
3 56 (15.86%) SDLC
4 53 (15.01%) OO
5 40 (11.33%) Project Management
5 40 (11.33%) Test Automation
6 34 (9.63%) Business Intelligence
7 32 (9.07%) CRM
7 32 (9.07%) TDD
8 31 (8.78%) Scrum
9 25 (7.08%) Waterfall
9 25 (7.08%) Web Development
10 24 (6.80%) DevOps
10 24 (6.80%) Software Engineering
11 22 (6.23%) ERP
11 22 (6.23%) System Testing
12 21 (5.95%) ITIL
12 21 (5.95%) MVVM
12 21 (5.95%) Portfolio Management
13 20 (5.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 186 (52.69%) SQL
2 141 (39.94%) C#
3 112 (31.73%) JavaScript
4 66 (18.70%) PHP
5 64 (18.13%) Java
6 51 (14.45%) T-SQL
7 39 (11.05%) PL/SQL
8 37 (10.48%) VBA
9 34 (9.63%) Python
10 32 (9.07%) Perl
11 26 (7.37%) C
12 21 (5.95%) VB.NET
13 18 (5.10%) C++
14 14 (3.97%) PowerShell
15 12 (3.40%) VB
16 10 (2.83%) Shell Script
17 7 (1.98%) VBScript
18 4 (1.13%) Go
19 3 (0.85%) Apple Swift
19 3 (0.85%) VB6
Qualifications
1 65 (18.41%) Degree
2 43 (12.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (3.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (2.27%) PhD
4 8 (2.27%) Security Cleared
5 6 (1.70%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.13%) MCP
7 2 (0.57%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.28%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.57%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.28%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (3.40%) Docker
2 8 (2.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (3.68%) Puppet
2 8 (2.27%) Ansible
3 6 (1.70%) Grafana
3 6 (1.70%) Terraform
4 4 (1.13%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.85%) Control-M
6 1 (0.28%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 98 (27.76%) Microsoft
2 87 (24.65%) Oracle
3 13 (3.68%) Hyperion
4 7 (1.98%) Xamarin
5 6 (1.70%) IBM
5 6 (1.70%) Splunk
5 6 (1.70%) Tableau
6 5 (1.42%) Embarcadero
6 5 (1.42%) Intel
7 4 (1.13%) Google
7 4 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.13%) Vertica
8 3 (0.85%) Cognos
8 3 (0.85%) LexisNexis
8 3 (0.85%) SAP
9 2 (0.57%) Adobe
9 2 (0.57%) Citrix
9 2 (0.57%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.57%) Sage
9 2 (0.57%) TIBCO
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