The median annual salary for a Systems Developer was £43,124 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Developer
UK
Rank 684 704 712
Rank change year-on-year +20 +8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Developer 165 246 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.24% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.25% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 140 193 204
Median salary £43,124 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.16% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,193 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £64,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year +5.96% +7.85%  

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 80634 98831 101724
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.27% 96.35% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 66904 82761 83046
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 £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Systems Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Systems Developer in the UK

Systems Developer
Top 30 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 23 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
England +15 158 £43,124 -4.16% 30
London +81 83 £52,500 - 6
East of England +35 20 £42,500 +36.00% 5
South East +24 19 £42,000 -16.00% 7
Yorkshire +10 13 £41,500 +10.66% 1
Suffolk - 13 £43,000 - 2
South West +19 10 £38,125 +33.18% 5
City of London +44 9 £48,750 -30.35% 1
Hampshire +13 9 £40,000 -3.03% 1
Bristol +10 9 £38,250 -14.04% 5
North West -19 9 £40,000 +19.40% 1
Manchester -22 8 £40,000 +25.00% 1
West Yorkshire +6 6 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Cambridgeshire +14 5 £35,500 -45.38% 1
Cambridge +6 5 £35,500 -45.38% 1
Bury - 5 £40,000 -
York - 5 £41,500 -
North Yorkshire - 5 £41,500 -
Surrey +23 4 £57,500 +9.52% 3
Leeds -1 4 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Southampton - 4 £37,000 -
Bury St Edmunds - 4 £43,000 - 2
West Midlands +28 3 £43,750 +9.37% 1
Kent +23 3 £35,000 - 2
Redhill -1 3 £57,500 +9.52% 2
Alton - 3 £42,500 -
Berkshire +21 2 £60,000 +71.42%
Scotland +16 2 £40,000 -
Sheffield +6 2 - -
South Yorkshire +3 2 - -

Systems Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 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 featuring Systems Developer in the job title.

1 196 (55.21%) SQL
2 170 (47.89%) .NET
3 167 (47.04%) C#
4 160 (45.07%) SQL Server
5 108 (30.42%) JavaScript
6 107 (30.14%) Microsoft
7 104 (29.30%) Agile Software Development
8 93 (26.20%) T-SQL
9 92 (25.92%) ASP.NET
9 92 (25.92%) Finance
10 82 (23.10%) MVC
11 78 (21.97%) OO
11 78 (21.97%) SDLC
12 73 (20.56%) HTML
13 71 (20.00%) XML
14 70 (19.72%) SharePoint
15 61 (17.18%) Oracle
15 61 (17.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 59 (16.62%) Java
16 59 (16.62%) PHP
17 57 (16.06%) Degree
18 55 (15.49%) Visual Studio
19 53 (14.93%) MS Excel
20 47 (13.24%) MySQL
20 47 (13.24%) ASP.NET MVC
21 46 (12.96%) Computer Science
21 46 (12.96%) Project Management
22 42 (11.83%) CSS
23 41 (11.55%) VBA
23 41 (11.55%) CRM

Systems Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 70 (19.72%) SharePoint
2 15 (4.23%) Apache
3 14 (3.94%) Tomcat
4 13 (3.66%) SharePoint 2010
5 12 (3.38%) Confluence
5 12 (3.38%) GlassFish
6 11 (3.10%) SharePoint 2013
7 9 (2.54%) IIS
8 7 (1.97%) Drupal
9 5 (1.41%) CMS
9 5 (1.41%) MS Project Server
9 5 (1.41%) Skype for Business
10 3 (0.85%) JBoss
11 2 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.56%) Moodle
11 2 (0.56%) WordPress
12 1 (0.28%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.28%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.28%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 53 (14.93%) MS Excel
2 17 (4.79%) MS Office
3 10 (2.82%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (2.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.41%) Unit4 Business World
3 4 (1.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 3 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.85%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.85%) ResourceLink
5 2 (0.56%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.28%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.28%) Infor SunSystems
6 1 (0.28%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.28%) Sage X3
6 1 (0.28%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 20 (5.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.97%) Office 365
3 3 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.85%) GitHub
4 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.28%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (0.28%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (0.28%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.28%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.28%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (7.32%) Intranet
2 9 (2.54%) HTTP
3 2 (0.56%) 3G
3 2 (0.56%) 4G
3 2 (0.56%) DHCP
3 2 (0.56%) DNS
3 2 (0.56%) Internet
3 2 (0.56%) IPv4
3 2 (0.56%) IPv6
3 2 (0.56%) VoIP
3 2 (0.56%) VPN
3 2 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.28%) AMQP
4 1 (0.28%) Firewall
4 1 (0.28%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 160 (45.07%) SQL Server
2 61 (17.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 47 (13.24%) MySQL
4 38 (10.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 29 (8.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 28 (7.89%) SQL Server 2005
7 26 (7.32%) Relational Database
8 23 (6.48%) SQL Server 2000
9 20 (5.63%) PostgreSQL
10 16 (4.51%) OLAP
11 14 (3.94%) DTS
11 14 (3.94%) Oracle OLAP
11 14 (3.94%) RDBMS
12 13 (3.66%) Data Warehouse
12 13 (3.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 8 (2.25%) KDB
13 8 (2.25%) OLTP
14 5 (1.41%) Big Data
14 5 (1.41%) Crystal Reports
14 5 (1.41%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 55 (15.49%) Visual Studio
2 31 (8.73%) Subversion
3 25 (7.04%) Eclipse
3 25 (7.04%) Visual Studio Team System
4 20 (5.63%) Maven
5 17 (4.79%) Jenkins
6 12 (3.38%) Ant
6 12 (3.38%) Gradle
6 12 (3.38%) Hudson
6 12 (3.38%) JIRA
6 12 (3.38%) JUnit
7 10 (2.82%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 7 (1.97%) Git (software)
9 6 (1.69%) NUnit
10 5 (1.41%) SpecFlow
11 4 (1.13%) TeamCity
12 3 (0.85%) Moq
12 3 (0.85%) NetBeans
12 3 (0.85%) PVCS
12 3 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 92 (25.92%) Finance
2 27 (7.61%) Front Office
3 13 (3.66%) Legal
4 8 (2.25%) Law
5 6 (1.69%) Back Office
5 6 (1.69%) Retail
6 4 (1.13%) Marketing
7 3 (0.85%) Advertising
7 3 (0.85%) Brand Awareness
7 3 (0.85%) Electronics
7 3 (0.85%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.28%) Banking
8 1 (0.28%) Billing
8 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 170 (47.89%) .NET
2 92 (25.92%) ASP.NET
3 73 (20.56%) HTML
4 71 (20.00%) XML
5 47 (13.24%) ASP.NET MVC
6 42 (11.83%) CSS
7 35 (9.86%) AngularJS
8 32 (9.01%) .NET Framework
9 31 (8.73%) Web Services
10 28 (7.89%) Ajax
11 25 (7.04%) Entity Framework
11 25 (7.04%) jQuery
12 24 (6.76%) J2EE
13 23 (6.48%) ASP.NET Web API
13 23 (6.48%) WCF
14 19 (5.35%) WinForms
15 18 (5.07%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 17 (4.79%) WPF
17 16 (4.51%) SOAP
18 15 (4.23%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 46 (12.96%) Computer Science
2 36 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (9.30%) Enterprise Software
4 19 (5.35%) Management Information System
5 14 (3.94%) Equities
6 12 (3.38%) Fixed Income
7 10 (2.82%) Mobile App
8 8 (2.25%) CMDB
8 8 (2.25%) Enterprise Cloud
9 7 (1.97%) Client/Server
9 7 (1.97%) Graphic Design
10 5 (1.41%) Derivative
10 5 (1.41%) iPad
11 2 (0.56%) Clustering
11 2 (0.56%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.56%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.56%) e-Learning
11 2 (0.56%) Hedge funds
11 2 (0.56%) iPhone
11 2 (0.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 36 (10.14%) Linux
2 30 (8.45%) Windows
3 24 (6.76%) Unix
4 14 (3.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (3.38%) Windows 7
6 7 (1.97%) Windows Server
7 6 (1.69%) Android
8 4 (1.13%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.85%) CentOS
9 3 (0.85%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.56%) AIX
10 2 (0.56%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.56%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (29.30%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (23.10%) MVC
3 78 (21.97%) OO
3 78 (21.97%) SDLC
4 46 (12.96%) Project Management
5 41 (11.55%) CRM
6 37 (10.42%) Business Intelligence
7 32 (9.01%) Web Development
8 29 (8.17%) Migration
9 27 (7.61%) Waterfall
10 26 (7.32%) Automated Testing
11 25 (7.04%) ERP
12 23 (6.48%) Portfolio Management
13 21 (5.92%) Scrum
13 21 (5.92%) Unit Testing
14 20 (5.63%) Data Architecture
14 20 (5.63%) Information Management
14 20 (5.63%) Mentoring
15 19 (5.35%) Time Management
16 18 (5.07%) ETRM
Programming Languages
1 196 (55.21%) SQL
2 167 (47.04%) C#
3 108 (30.42%) JavaScript
4 93 (26.20%) T-SQL
5 59 (16.62%) Java
5 59 (16.62%) PHP
6 41 (11.55%) VBA
7 29 (8.17%) Perl
8 26 (7.32%) VB.NET
9 21 (5.92%) Python
10 18 (5.07%) PowerShell
11 17 (4.79%) TypeScript
12 14 (3.94%) PL/SQL
12 14 (3.94%) VB
13 13 (3.66%) C++
14 10 (2.82%) Shell Script
14 10 (2.82%) VBScript
15 8 (2.25%) C
16 7 (1.97%) VB6
17 5 (1.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 57 (16.06%) Degree
2 22 (6.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (0.85%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.56%) ACCA
4 2 (0.56%) CIMA
4 2 (0.56%) CITP
4 2 (0.56%) DBS Check
4 2 (0.56%) HND
4 2 (0.56%) MCSD
5 1 (0.28%) MCSE
System Software
1 7 (1.97%) Active Directory
1 7 (1.97%) Docker
2 2 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.56%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (1.97%) Puppet
2 4 (1.13%) Kubernetes
3 3 (0.85%) Control-M
4 2 (0.56%) Ansible
4 2 (0.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 107 (30.14%) Microsoft
2 61 (17.18%) Oracle
3 10 (2.82%) Cognos
4 8 (2.25%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (2.25%) Vertica
5 7 (1.97%) Intel
6 5 (1.41%) Embarcadero
6 5 (1.41%) IBM
7 4 (1.13%) Tableau
8 3 (0.85%) Google
9 2 (0.56%) Acronis
9 2 (0.56%) Adobe
9 2 (0.56%) HP
9 2 (0.56%) Sage
9 2 (0.56%) Sun
9 2 (0.56%) Typemock
9 2 (0.56%) VMware
10 1 (0.28%) Lotus
10 1 (0.28%) MuleSoft
10 1 (0.28%) Red Hat
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