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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
System Analyst
Rank 159 164 209
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +45
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 88 86 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.43% 1.22% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% 1.28% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 74 75 32
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +22.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,050 £30,000 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%
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
5864 6733 6993
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.98% 95.22% 95.62%
Number of salaries quoted 4718 5435 5955
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,500 £55,000
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 28 May 2015.

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 28 May 2015. 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 +12 42 £40,000 -
Manchester +8 25 £38,000 +10.14% 5
Lancashire +4 16 £30,969 -43.69% 1
Merseyside -3 5 £47,500 +22.58% 1
Systems Analyst
England

Systems Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 80 (50.96%) Finance
2 69 (43.95%) UML
3 64 (40.76%) Analytical Skills
4 57 (36.31%) Systems Analysis
5 54 (34.39%) SQL
6 40 (25.48%) Business Analysis
7 27 (17.20%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (15.92%) Oracle
9 24 (15.29%) ISEB
10 22 (14.01%) SQL Server
10 22 (14.01%) BPMN
11 21 (13.38%) SDLC
11 21 (13.38%) SAP
12 19 (12.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 17 (10.83%) Degree
13 17 (10.83%) OO
13 17 (10.83%) MS Excel
13 17 (10.83%) Microsoft
14 16 (10.19%) Data Modelling
14 16 (10.19%) Management Information System
14 16 (10.19%) Project Management
15 15 (9.55%) CRM
15 15 (9.55%) Java
15 15 (9.55%) Oracle General Ledger
15 15 (9.55%) Data Analysis
16 14 (8.92%) Oracle Reports
16 14 (8.92%) SharePoint
17 13 (8.28%) ERP
17 13 (8.28%) PRINCE2
17 13 (8.28%) Relational Database

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 14 (8.92%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.27%) IIS
2 2 (1.27%) OpenEdge
3 1 (0.64%) SAS
Applications
1 17 (10.83%) MS Excel
2 12 (7.64%) MS Office
3 2 (1.27%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.64%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (9.55%) Oracle General Ledger
2 12 (7.64%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (5.73%) Dynamics GP
3 9 (5.73%) Dynamics NAV
4 8 (5.10%) SAP PP
5 6 (3.82%) Oracle Financials
5 6 (3.82%) Oracle EBS R12
5 6 (3.82%) Oracle AGIS
5 6 (3.82%) Oracle Payables
5 6 (3.82%) Oracle Receivables
5 6 (3.82%) Oracle Assets
6 5 (3.18%) SAP SCM
7 3 (1.91%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 3 (1.91%) SAP QM
7 3 (1.91%) SAP MM
8 2 (1.27%) Agresso
8 2 (1.27%) SAP PP-PI
9 1 (0.64%) Sage CRM
9 1 (0.64%) Line 500
9 1 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.73%) Network Security
2 3 (1.91%) Wireless
3 1 (0.64%) Intranet
3 1 (0.64%) Internet
3 1 (0.64%) VoIP
3 1 (0.64%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (14.01%) SQL Server
2 19 (12.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (8.92%) Oracle Reports
4 13 (8.28%) Relational Database
5 7 (4.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (4.46%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (3.82%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (3.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (2.55%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (2.55%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.91%) WhereScape RED
10 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.64%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 1 (0.64%) Base SAS
11 1 (0.64%) SAP BW
11 1 (0.64%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 7 (4.46%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.64%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.64%) TestDirector
General
1 80 (50.96%) Finance
2 10 (6.37%) Retail
3 9 (5.73%) General Ledger
3 9 (5.73%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.91%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.64%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.64%) Back Office
5 1 (0.64%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.64%) .NET
2 6 (3.82%) HTML
3 3 (1.91%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.27%) XML
4 2 (1.27%) EDI
5 1 (0.64%) CSS
5 1 (0.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 64 (40.76%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (10.19%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.55%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.91%) FMCG
5 2 (1.27%) User Experience
5 2 (1.27%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.64%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.64%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.82%) Windows
2 1 (0.64%) Windows Vista
2 1 (0.64%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.64%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (0.64%) Windows XP
2 1 (0.64%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (43.95%) UML
2 57 (36.31%) Systems Analysis
3 40 (25.48%) Business Analysis
4 27 (17.20%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (14.01%) BPMN
6 21 (13.38%) SDLC
7 17 (10.83%) OO
8 16 (10.19%) Data Modelling
8 16 (10.19%) Project Management
9 15 (9.55%) CRM
9 15 (9.55%) Data Analysis
10 13 (8.28%) ERP
10 13 (8.28%) PRINCE2
11 12 (7.64%) E-Commerce
11 12 (7.64%) OOD
12 11 (7.01%) ITIL
13 9 (5.73%) Use Case
13 9 (5.73%) User Stories
14 8 (5.10%) Mentoring
15 7 (4.46%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 54 (34.39%) SQL
2 15 (9.55%) Java
3 7 (4.46%) VBA
4 6 (3.82%) T-SQL
5 5 (3.18%) JavaScript
5 5 (3.18%) PL/SQL
5 5 (3.18%) C++
6 4 (2.55%) VB.NET
7 3 (1.91%) C#
8 2 (1.27%) VB
8 2 (1.27%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 24 (15.29%) ISEB
2 17 (10.83%) Degree
3 6 (3.82%) ACCA
3 6 (3.82%) CIMA
4 3 (1.91%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.91%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.27%) MCSD
5 2 (1.27%) IIBA
6 1 (0.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.64%) MCITP
6 1 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.64%) CCA
6 1 (0.64%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.64%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.01%) SLA
2 7 (4.46%) QA
3 3 (1.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.64%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 25 (15.92%) Oracle
2 21 (13.38%) SAP
3 17 (10.83%) Microsoft
4 11 (7.01%) JD Edwards
5 10 (6.37%) Sage
6 9 (5.73%) Epicor
7 6 (3.82%) Business Objects
8 4 (2.55%) Remedy
9 2 (1.27%) Hyperion
9 2 (1.27%) Capita
10 1 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.64%) VMware
10 1 (0.64%) NetApp
10 1 (0.64%) Cisco
10 1 (0.64%) Citrix
10 1 (0.64%) Cognos
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