The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Systems Analyst role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Business Systems Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 17 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business System Analyst
Rank 529 568 497
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -71
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Systems Analyst 435 333 448
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.38% 0.31% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.33% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 373 265 405
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,325 £30,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,250 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+0.59% +8.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
107949 102119 108248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.54% 94.50% 95.29%
Number of salaries quoted 88051 84853 92123
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Business Systems Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Business Systems Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Business Systems Analyst
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Business Systems Analyst within the UK.

Business Systems Analyst Salary Trend in the UK

Business Systems Analyst
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Systems Analyst over the 3 months to 17 October 2014 within the UK.

Business Systems Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Business Systems Analyst
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Systems Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 17 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
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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
England +41 408 £45,000 +5.88% 48
London +82 163 £55,000 +11.11% 22
South East -25 85 £45,000 +5.88% 6
Yorkshire +8 59 £40,000 +9.58% 6
City of London +23 54 £57,500 +15.00% 9
West Yorkshire +7 48 £40,000 - 2
Leeds -7 37 £40,000 - 2
East of England -20 33 £47,250 +5.00% 7
Berkshire +9 31 £50,000 -4.76%
North West -8 30 £42,500 +12.58% 4
Cheshire +4 20 £41,250 +52.77% 2
Warrington +7 19 £41,250 +65.00% 1
Hertfordshire -14 19 £47,500 +4.39% 5
Scotland +8 18 £36,250 -
East Midlands +3 18 £44,000 +10.00%
Buckinghamshire 0 14 £42,500 +8.97% 1
Reading -3 14 £31,000 -34.73%
West Midlands -39 12 £35,250 -4.08%
Oxfordshire +2 11 £42,500 +3.65%
Hampshire -18 11 £45,000 - 2
Edinburgh -6 10 £41,750 -
Essex -8 10 £42,500 -7.60% 1
Surrey -7 9 £52,500 +16.66% 1
South Yorkshire -10 9 £38,500 +37.50% 2
Manchester -14 9 £43,750 +9.37% 1
Stevenage +7 8 £45,000 +5.88% 2
West Sussex +3 8 £45,000 -14.28%
Slough +2 8 £50,000 -4.76%
Oxford +2 8 £41,750 +1.82%
South West -24 8 £33,000 -22.35% 3

Business Systems Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Business 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 Business Systems Analyst in their job title.

1 303 (34.99%) Finance
2 289 (33.37%) SQL
3 267 (30.83%) Business Analysis
4 174 (20.09%) Agile Software Development
5 173 (19.98%) Systems Analysis
6 157 (18.13%) Project Management
7 155 (17.90%) UML
8 136 (15.70%) Analytical Skills
9 117 (13.51%) ERP
10 110 (12.70%) SQL Server
11 101 (11.66%) Stakeholder Management
12 93 (10.74%) Degree
13 83 (9.58%) Oracle
14 80 (9.24%) Management Information System
15 79 (9.12%) PRINCE2
16 77 (8.89%) CRM
17 76 (8.78%) Use Case
17 76 (8.78%) User Acceptance Testing
18 74 (8.55%) Microsoft
18 74 (8.55%) Change Management
19 70 (8.08%) ITIL
20 66 (7.62%) ISEB
21 64 (7.39%) Business Intelligence
21 64 (7.39%) MS Excel
22 56 (6.47%) Test Scripting
23 55 (6.35%) Retail
24 51 (5.89%) Java
25 50 (5.77%) Manufacturing
26 49 (5.66%) Scrum
26 49 (5.66%) Data Analysis

Business Systems Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Business 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 Business Systems Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 41 (4.73%) SharePoint
2 23 (2.66%) CMS
3 8 (0.92%) NetWeaver
4 5 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (0.35%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.23%) Oracle UPK
7 2 (0.23%) IIS
8 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.12%) SAS
Applications
1 64 (7.39%) MS Excel
2 40 (4.62%) MS Visio
3 39 (4.50%) MS Office
4 11 (1.27%) MS Project
5 7 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (1.62%) SAP R/3
1 14 (1.62%) SAP FI
1 14 (1.62%) SAP FI/CO
1 14 (1.62%) SAP CO
1 14 (1.62%) Dynamics CRM
1 14 (1.62%) Dynamics AX
2 11 (1.27%) MFGPRO
3 8 (0.92%) SAP SD
3 8 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (0.81%) Oracle EBS R12
5 6 (0.69%) Oracle iProcurement
5 6 (0.69%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 5 (0.58%) Oracle Payables
6 5 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
6 5 (0.58%) Oracle General Ledger
6 5 (0.58%) Misys Opics
7 4 (0.46%) Markit EDM
7 4 (0.46%) Oracle ERP
7 4 (0.46%) Oracle Financials
7 4 (0.46%) Academy Housing
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (0.69%) Intranet
2 4 (0.46%) Extranet
3 2 (0.23%) MPLS
3 2 (0.23%) Internet
3 2 (0.23%) SMS
4 1 (0.12%) VoIP
4 1 (0.12%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (12.70%) SQL Server
2 35 (4.04%) Data Warehouse
3 30 (3.46%) Data Mining
4 20 (2.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 16 (1.85%) Relational Database
6 16 (1.85%) Crystal Reports
7 15 (1.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 14 (1.62%) SQL Server 2005
9 12 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
10 10 (1.15%) QlikView
10 10 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (0.92%) Oracle Database
11 8 (0.92%) MS Access
11 8 (0.92%) SAP BW
12 7 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (0.46%) OLAP
14 3 (0.35%) MySQL
14 3 (0.35%) NoSQL
15 2 (0.23%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 8 (0.92%) JIRA
2 4 (0.46%) Toad
3 2 (0.23%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (0.23%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.23%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.23%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.12%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 303 (34.99%) Finance
2 55 (6.35%) Retail
3 50 (5.77%) Manufacturing
4 34 (3.93%) Banking
5 29 (3.35%) Legal
6 21 (2.42%) Billing
7 16 (1.85%) Telecoms
8 15 (1.73%) Advertising
9 14 (1.62%) Marketing
10 12 (1.39%) Financial Institution
11 7 (0.81%) Law
12 6 (0.69%) Retail Banking
13 5 (0.58%) General Ledger
14 4 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.46%) Back Office
15 3 (0.35%) Investment Banking
16 2 (0.23%) Publishing
16 2 (0.23%) Front Office
16 2 (0.23%) French Language
16 2 (0.23%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (4.62%) .NET
2 17 (1.96%) XML
3 15 (1.73%) HTML
4 12 (1.39%) EDI
5 11 (1.27%) CSS
6 9 (1.04%) Web Services
6 9 (1.04%) RabbitMQ
7 7 (0.81%) Apache Flex
8 4 (0.46%) SAP PI
9 3 (0.35%) ASP.NET
10 2 (0.23%) HTML5
11 1 (0.12%) Drools
11 1 (0.12%) Classic ASP
11 1 (0.12%) JMS
11 1 (0.12%) MAPI
11 1 (0.12%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 136 (15.70%) Analytical Skills
2 80 (9.24%) Management Information System
3 22 (2.54%) Mainframe
4 21 (2.42%) Data Conversion
5 15 (1.73%) Client/Server
6 11 (1.27%) Data Integration
6 11 (1.27%) Computer Science
6 11 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (1.15%) FMCG
7 10 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 8 (0.92%) Mobile App
9 7 (0.81%) Video on Demand
9 7 (0.81%) Over-the-Top Content
9 7 (0.81%) Data Structures
9 7 (0.81%) IPTV
10 6 (0.69%) LIMS
10 6 (0.69%) Economics
10 6 (0.69%) Fixed Income
10 6 (0.69%) User Experience
11 5 (0.58%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 20 (2.31%) Windows
2 9 (1.04%) UNIX
3 5 (0.58%) Windows 7
4 4 (0.46%) Apple iOS
4 4 (0.46%) Linux
5 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.12%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 267 (30.83%) Business Analysis
2 174 (20.09%) Agile Software Development
3 173 (19.98%) Systems Analysis
4 157 (18.13%) Project Management
5 155 (17.90%) UML
6 117 (13.51%) ERP
7 101 (11.66%) Stakeholder Management
8 79 (9.12%) PRINCE2
9 77 (8.89%) CRM
10 76 (8.78%) Use Case
10 76 (8.78%) User Acceptance Testing
11 74 (8.55%) Change Management
12 70 (8.08%) ITIL
13 64 (7.39%) Business Intelligence
14 56 (6.47%) Test Scripting
15 49 (5.66%) Scrum
15 49 (5.66%) Data Analysis
16 46 (5.31%) Service Delivery
17 45 (5.20%) Data Modelling
18 44 (5.08%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 289 (33.37%) SQL
2 51 (5.89%) Java
3 39 (4.50%) T-SQL
4 38 (4.39%) VBA
5 34 (3.93%) C#
6 27 (3.12%) VB
7 18 (2.08%) ABAP
8 8 (0.92%) JavaScript
9 5 (0.58%) C
10 4 (0.46%) C++
11 3 (0.35%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.35%) Python
12 2 (0.23%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.23%) VBScript
13 1 (0.12%) PHP
Qualifications
1 93 (10.74%) Degree
2 66 (7.62%) ISEB
3 14 (1.62%) CCA
3 14 (1.62%) Security Cleared
4 7 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (0.81%) SC Cleared
5 5 (0.58%) CBAP
5 5 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (0.35%) IIBA
6 3 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.23%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 2 (0.23%) HND
8 1 (0.12%) CCNA
8 1 (0.12%) MCSD
8 1 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (1.85%) QA
2 13 (1.50%) ISO 9001
3 7 (0.81%) FATCA
4 4 (0.46%) SLA
5 3 (0.35%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.12%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (0.12%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.12%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 83 (9.58%) Oracle
2 74 (8.55%) Microsoft
3 46 (5.31%) SAP
4 29 (3.35%) Cognos
5 26 (3.00%) CODA
6 22 (2.54%) Siebel
7 12 (1.39%) QAD
8 9 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
8 9 (1.04%) Business Objects
9 8 (0.92%) Northgate
9 8 (0.92%) Civica
10 5 (0.58%) Brady
10 5 (0.58%) Remedy
10 5 (0.58%) Misys
11 4 (0.46%) BMC
11 4 (0.46%) Hyperion
11 4 (0.46%) MicroStrategy
11 4 (0.46%) Sage
11 4 (0.46%) Capita
11 4 (0.46%) Orchard
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