Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Systems Developer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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

System Developer
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 311 328 299
Rank change year-on-year +17 -29 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Developer 12 11 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.12% 0.097% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.10% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 17
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £31,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.24% -20.63% +1.91%
10th Percentile £30,175 £22,150 £29,600
90th Percentile £49,375 £52,603 £54,250
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 9835 10959 10486
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.44% 96.17% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 8084 8687 8712
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Systems Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Developer in the West Midlands

Systems Developer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Systems Developer in the West Midlands

Systems Developer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Developer in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Systems Developer in the West Midlands

Systems Developer
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Developer within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 November 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
Birmingham +32 4 £35,000 +16.67%
Shropshire -6 3 - -
Staffordshire +5 2 £40,250 -12.02%
Warwickshire +1 2 £42,500 +21.43% 1
Wolverhampton +1 1 - -
Systems Developer
England

Systems Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 across the West Midlands region featuring Systems Developer in the job title.

1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 4 (33.33%) Linux
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (33.33%) Tableau
4 3 (25.00%) Public Cloud
4 3 (25.00%) Elastic Stack
4 3 (25.00%) Terraform
4 3 (25.00%) Grafana
4 3 (25.00%) Data Analytics
4 3 (25.00%) Analytics
4 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (25.00%) Ansible
4 3 (25.00%) Docker
4 3 (25.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 3 (25.00%) Splunk
4 3 (25.00%) IT Strategy
4 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (25.00%) Puppet
4 3 (25.00%) Kanban
4 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS

Systems Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (8.33%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (8.33%) Office 365
2 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
4 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
4 1 (8.33%) Riak
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) Entity Framework
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Public Cloud
2 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) Analytics
3 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (25.00%) Data Analytics
3 3 (25.00%) ERP
3 3 (25.00%) IT Strategy
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) Kanban
3 3 (25.00%) Scrum
3 3 (25.00%) TDD
3 3 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (25.00%) Validation
3 3 (25.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 2 (16.67%) Logistics
4 2 (16.67%) OO
4 2 (16.67%) Process Improvement
4 2 (16.67%) Workflow
5 1 (8.33%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 2 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (8.33%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Ansible
1 3 (25.00%) Grafana
1 3 (25.00%) Puppet
1 3 (25.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 4 (33.33%) Tableau
2 3 (25.00%) Splunk