The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Systems Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Analyst
Rank 174 214 179
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 80 33 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.07% 0.49% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 0.52% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 72 29 61
Average salary £41,875 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.64% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £23,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,750 £40,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Systems Analyst
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7064 6376 7025
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.29% 94.40% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 5965 5459 6034
Average salary £38,230 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.73% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £54,950
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Systems Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Systems Analyst in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Systems Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Systems Analyst
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Systems Analyst across the North West region.

Systems Analyst Salary Trend in the North West

Systems Analyst
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Analyst across the North West region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Systems Analyst Salary Histogram in the North West

Systems Analyst
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Analyst within the North West region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +16 38 £42,500 +70.00% 2
Manchester -4 30 £35,750 -5.92% 6
Lancashire +4 8 £37,500 +20.96% 2
Merseyside +17 3 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Systems Analyst
England

Systems Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Systems Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Systems Analyst in their job title.

1 74 (42.05%) SQL
2 73 (41.48%) Finance
3 67 (38.07%) UML
4 63 (35.80%) .NET
5 58 (32.95%) Systems Analysis
6 39 (22.16%) Analytical Skills
7 38 (21.59%) BPMN
8 31 (17.61%) PRINCE2
8 31 (17.61%) Data Modelling
9 30 (17.05%) Retail
10 29 (16.48%) E-Commerce
11 28 (15.91%) Data Warehouse
11 28 (15.91%) Business Analysis
12 27 (15.34%) XML
13 24 (13.64%) Data Mapping
14 23 (13.07%) JavaScript
15 20 (11.36%) SQL Server
16 19 (10.80%) HTML
16 19 (10.80%) Java
17 18 (10.23%) C#
17 18 (10.23%) ISEB
17 18 (10.23%) jQuery
18 17 (9.66%) Web Development
18 17 (9.66%) Agile Software Development
19 16 (9.09%) Windows
20 14 (7.95%) OO
20 14 (7.95%) Microsoft
20 14 (7.95%) OOD
20 14 (7.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 13 (7.39%) MS Excel

Systems Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Systems Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Systems Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (2.84%) IIS
2 4 (2.27%) Lync
3 3 (1.70%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.14%) Apache
4 2 (1.14%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.14%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (0.57%) CMS
5 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (7.39%) MS Excel
2 11 (6.25%) MS Office
3 7 (3.98%) MS Visio
4 6 (3.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (3.41%) Sage 50
2 3 (1.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.14%) SAP BPC
3 2 (1.14%) SAP SD
3 2 (1.14%) SAP CO
3 2 (1.14%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (1.14%) SAP FI
3 2 (1.14%) SAP MM
3 2 (1.14%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.57%) GoldMine
4 1 (0.57%) Retail-J
4 1 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.84%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.27%) DNS
2 4 (2.27%) Firewall
3 2 (1.14%) HTTP
3 2 (1.14%) SSL
3 2 (1.14%) SAN
4 1 (0.57%) Intranet
4 1 (0.57%) Internet
4 1 (0.57%) VPN
4 1 (0.57%) LAN
4 1 (0.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (15.91%) Data Warehouse
2 20 (11.36%) SQL Server
3 14 (7.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (6.82%) Crystal Reports
5 9 (5.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.70%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (1.70%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.14%) JasperReports
7 2 (1.14%) DTS
7 2 (1.14%) SAP BW
7 2 (1.14%) MySQL
8 1 (0.57%) MS Access
8 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.14%) Selenium
1 2 (1.14%) WebDriver
1 2 (1.14%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.57%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.57%) SpecFlow
General
1 73 (41.48%) Finance
2 30 (17.05%) Retail
3 8 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.98%) Back Office
5 6 (3.41%) Billing
6 3 (1.70%) Legal
7 2 (1.14%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.57%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (35.80%) .NET
2 27 (15.34%) XML
3 19 (10.80%) HTML
4 18 (10.23%) jQuery
5 7 (3.98%) Web Services
6 6 (3.41%) ASP.NET
7 3 (1.70%) CSS
8 2 (1.14%) Ajax
9 1 (0.57%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 39 (22.16%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.84%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.14%) Statistics
3 2 (1.14%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.57%) Life Science
4 1 (0.57%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.09%) Windows
2 4 (2.27%) Linux
3 3 (1.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.14%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.57%) UNIX
5 1 (0.57%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.57%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.57%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (38.07%) UML
2 58 (32.95%) Systems Analysis
3 38 (21.59%) BPMN
4 31 (17.61%) PRINCE2
4 31 (17.61%) Data Modelling
5 29 (16.48%) E-Commerce
6 28 (15.91%) Business Analysis
7 24 (13.64%) Data Mapping
8 17 (9.66%) Web Development
8 17 (9.66%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (7.95%) OO
9 14 (7.95%) OOD
10 13 (7.39%) Project Management
11 12 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (6.82%) Use Case
12 9 (5.11%) Software Testing
13 8 (4.55%) ITIL
14 7 (3.98%) Unit Testing
15 6 (3.41%) User Acceptance Testing
15 6 (3.41%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 74 (42.05%) SQL
2 23 (13.07%) JavaScript
3 19 (10.80%) Java
4 18 (10.23%) C#
5 8 (4.55%) PHP
6 7 (3.98%) C
7 6 (3.41%) C++
7 6 (3.41%) T-SQL
7 6 (3.41%) Uniface
8 5 (2.84%) VB
9 2 (1.14%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.57%) VBA
10 1 (0.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (10.23%) ISEB
2 3 (1.70%) Degree
3 1 (0.57%) MCSE
3 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.70%) QA
2 2 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.57%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (7.95%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.11%) Oracle
3 6 (3.41%) RedPrairie
3 6 (3.41%) Sage
4 4 (2.27%) Business Objects
4 4 (2.27%) SAP
4 4 (2.27%) VMware
5 3 (1.70%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.14%) Northgate
6 2 (1.14%) IBM
7 1 (0.57%) Teradata
7 1 (0.57%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.57%) Spiceworks
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