The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Systems Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Analyst
Rank 359 324 318
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 850 1038 1128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.87% 0.96% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 1.00% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 732 899 996
Median salary £42,500 £41,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
94551 104274 117052
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.30% 96.45% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79526 85540 95895
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Systems Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Systems Analyst in the job title.

Systems Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Systems Analyst
Salary Trend

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

Systems Analyst Salary Trend in the UK

Systems Analyst
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Systems Analyst over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 within the UK.

Systems Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Systems Analyst
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 Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -25 794 £42,500 +5.59% 68
London -7 288 £47,760 -4.48% 15
South East -26 125 £45,000 +12.50% 14
South West +39 81 £45,000 +12.50% 2
North West +9 81 £37,500 -6.25% 11
East of England -18 76 £45,000 +18.42% 6
Yorkshire -34 66 £37,500 -6.25% 8
City of London +49 62 £50,000 -4.76% 3
West Yorkshire -20 53 £37,500 -6.25% 4
West Midlands -10 45 £37,500 -6.25% 6
Manchester +25 42 £35,000 -7.89% 4
Scotland -6 38 £40,000 -11.11% 5
Leeds -33 36 £37,500 - 1
Hertfordshire +1 35 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Surrey -4 34 £45,000 -5.26% 2
East Midlands -4 31 £37,500 -18.47%
Dorset +38 26 £47,500 -5.00%
Hampshire -24 26 £38,250 +4.79% 3
Cheshire +15 25 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Poole - 25 £47,500 -
Gloucestershire +17 24 £40,000 +23.07%
Berkshire +23 22 £37,500 -5.06% 4
Edinburgh -4 21 £40,000 -18.36% 3
Buckinghamshire +12 19 £43,500 +8.75% 1
Wiltshire +13 18 £44,000 +14.06% 1
Birmingham +5 17 £40,000 +29.03% 2
Huddersfield +15 15 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Chippenham +7 15 £45,000 +63.63% 1
Watford +6 15 £50,000 +25.00%
Cheltenham +4 15 £37,250 -17.22%

Systems Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, Systems Analyst 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 Analyst in the job title.

1 673 (37.18%) SQL
2 668 (36.91%) Finance
3 324 (17.90%) Microsoft
4 311 (17.18%) Agile Software Development
5 305 (16.85%) SQL Server
6 303 (16.74%) Analytical Skills
7 287 (15.86%) MS Excel
8 283 (15.64%) Business Analysis
9 249 (13.76%) Systems Analysis
10 234 (12.93%) Degree
11 225 (12.43%) Project Management
12 214 (11.82%) Management Information System
13 212 (11.71%) SDLC
14 208 (11.49%) ERP
15 206 (11.38%) Business Intelligence
16 192 (10.61%) Oracle
17 175 (9.67%) MS Office
18 162 (8.95%) Windows
19 153 (8.45%) UML
20 151 (8.34%) .NET
21 141 (7.79%) CRM
22 132 (7.29%) Stakeholder Management
23 129 (7.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 118 (6.52%) SAP
24 118 (6.52%) User Acceptance Testing
25 114 (6.30%) MS Visio
26 110 (6.08%) XML
27 109 (6.02%) ITIL
28 107 (5.91%) Data Management
29 103 (5.69%) Retail

Systems Analyst 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 79 (4.36%) SharePoint
2 40 (2.21%) SAS
3 28 (1.55%) CMS
4 26 (1.44%) MS Exchange
5 18 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
5 18 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
6 16 (0.88%) Oracle Workflow
7 14 (0.77%) IIS
8 13 (0.72%) Tomcat
9 11 (0.61%) Confluence
10 10 (0.55%) WebSphere
11 9 (0.50%) Oracle UPK
12 8 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
13 7 (0.39%) Apache
14 6 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
15 5 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
16 4 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2007
16 4 (0.22%) JBoss
17 3 (0.17%) Skype for Business
18 2 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 287 (15.86%) MS Excel
2 175 (9.67%) MS Office
3 114 (6.30%) MS Visio
4 43 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
5 29 (1.60%) MS Project
6 3 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
6 3 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.11%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.055%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.055%) MicroStation
8 1 (0.055%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.055%) ProjectWise
8 1 (0.055%) Revit
Business Applications
1 57 (3.15%) Cognos TM1
2 40 (2.21%) Dynamics AX
3 38 (2.10%) Oracle EBS
4 32 (1.77%) Dynamics CRM
4 32 (1.77%) Oracle Financials
5 28 (1.55%) HFM
6 25 (1.38%) Cognos Planning
7 22 (1.22%) Hyperion Planning
8 19 (1.05%) Unit4 Business World
9 18 (0.99%) Infor M3
9 18 (0.99%) Oracle Applications
9 18 (0.99%) Oracle EBS R12
9 18 (0.99%) SAP CO
9 18 (0.99%) SAP FI
9 18 (0.99%) SAP FI/CO
10 13 (0.72%) Dynamics NAV
11 12 (0.66%) OPENHousing
11 12 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 10 (0.55%) Magento
13 9 (0.50%) Oracle FAH
Cloud Services
1 27 (1.49%) SaaS
2 18 (0.99%) Office 365
3 10 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (0.50%) Adobe Analytics
5 7 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.22%) Taleo
7 2 (0.11%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.11%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.055%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 35 (1.93%) TCP/IP
2 34 (1.88%) Firewall
3 33 (1.82%) Wireless
4 31 (1.71%) Internet
4 31 (1.71%) VPN
5 27 (1.49%) DNS
5 27 (1.49%) SAN
6 25 (1.38%) Ethernet
6 25 (1.38%) RS-232
6 25 (1.38%) RS-485
7 24 (1.33%) DHCP
7 24 (1.33%) NFC
8 22 (1.22%) WAN
9 21 (1.16%) LAN
10 14 (0.77%) FTP
11 13 (0.72%) Network Security
12 12 (0.66%) Intranet
13 11 (0.61%) LDAP
14 9 (0.50%) NetScaler
15 8 (0.44%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 305 (16.85%) SQL Server
2 129 (7.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 73 (4.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 61 (3.37%) Relational Database
5 59 (3.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 55 (3.04%) Data Warehouse
7 52 (2.87%) Crystal Reports
8 49 (2.71%) Oracle Reports
9 41 (2.27%) BusinessObjects
10 29 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
10 29 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
11 27 (1.49%) Data Mining
12 22 (1.22%) Oracle BI EE
13 18 (0.99%) Essbase
13 18 (0.99%) MS Access
14 15 (0.83%) Oracle Discoverer
15 14 (0.77%) Oracle BI Publisher
16 13 (0.72%) Big Data
16 13 (0.72%) Oracle Database
17 11 (0.61%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 31 (1.71%) JIRA
1 31 (1.71%) Oracle Forms
1 31 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 25 (1.38%) Selenium
3 16 (0.88%) Toad
4 14 (0.77%) Visual Studio
5 11 (0.61%) Git (software)
5 11 (0.61%) SoapUI
6 10 (0.55%) Subversion
7 9 (0.50%) Rational Rose
8 8 (0.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 7 (0.39%) MSTest
10 6 (0.33%) Axure RP
11 5 (0.28%) JMeter
12 4 (0.22%) Balsamiq Mockups
13 3 (0.17%) Bitbucket
13 3 (0.17%) Bugzilla
13 3 (0.17%) Hudson
13 3 (0.17%) Jenkins
13 3 (0.17%) Oracle APEX
General
1 668 (36.91%) Finance
2 103 (5.69%) Retail
3 95 (5.25%) Manufacturing
4 69 (3.81%) Banking
5 60 (3.31%) Marketing
6 50 (2.76%) Telecoms
7 43 (2.38%) Law
8 37 (2.04%) Legal
9 27 (1.49%) Billing
10 18 (0.99%) Electronics
10 18 (0.99%) French Language
11 16 (0.88%) Advertising
11 16 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
12 12 (0.66%) Front Office
13 11 (0.61%) Investment Banking
14 8 (0.44%) Aerospace
15 7 (0.39%) Back Office
15 7 (0.39%) Retail Banking
16 6 (0.33%) Corporate Banking
17 5 (0.28%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (8.34%) .NET
2 110 (6.08%) XML
3 65 (3.59%) HTML
4 50 (2.76%) Web Services
5 38 (2.10%) CSS
6 28 (1.55%) ASP.NET
7 25 (1.38%) MDX
8 19 (1.05%) LAMP
9 14 (0.77%) XSD
10 12 (0.66%) EDI
11 11 (0.61%) JSON
12 9 (0.50%) WCF
12 9 (0.50%) WSDL
12 9 (0.50%) XML Schema
13 6 (0.33%) SOAP
14 5 (0.28%) AngularJS
14 5 (0.28%) FIX Protocol
14 5 (0.28%) jQuery
14 5 (0.28%) Tapestry
15 4 (0.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 303 (16.74%) Analytical Skills
2 214 (11.82%) Management Information System
3 62 (3.43%) Computer Science
4 48 (2.65%) Driving Licence
5 46 (2.54%) AS400
6 42 (2.32%) Data Centre
7 34 (1.88%) Data Structures
7 34 (1.88%) Mathematics
8 32 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
9 25 (1.38%) Embedded Systems
10 24 (1.33%) Mainframe
11 21 (1.16%) User Experience
12 19 (1.05%) Client/Server
12 19 (1.05%) iSeries
13 17 (0.94%) Data Integration
14 11 (0.61%) Data Extraction
14 11 (0.61%) e-Learning
14 11 (0.61%) Learning Management System
14 11 (0.61%) Statistics
15 10 (0.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 162 (8.95%) Windows
2 81 (4.48%) Windows Server
3 80 (4.42%) Unix
4 68 (3.76%) Linux
5 39 (2.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 34 (1.88%) Windows 7
7 30 (1.66%) Ubuntu
8 27 (1.49%) CentOS
9 26 (1.44%) Windows Server 2008
10 25 (1.38%) Solaris
11 13 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 12 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (0.55%) Windows 8
14 9 (0.50%) Android
15 6 (0.33%) Apple iOS
15 6 (0.33%) SUSE
15 6 (0.33%) Windows 10
16 4 (0.22%) Data ONTAP
16 4 (0.22%) Windows XP
17 2 (0.11%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 311 (17.18%) Agile Software Development
2 283 (15.64%) Business Analysis
3 249 (13.76%) Systems Analysis
4 225 (12.43%) Project Management
5 212 (11.71%) SDLC
6 208 (11.49%) ERP
7 206 (11.38%) Business Intelligence
8 153 (8.45%) UML
9 141 (7.79%) CRM
10 132 (7.29%) Stakeholder Management
11 118 (6.52%) User Acceptance Testing
12 109 (6.02%) ITIL
13 107 (5.91%) Data Management
14 102 (5.64%) Use Case
15 101 (5.58%) Waterfall
16 98 (5.41%) Change Management
16 98 (5.41%) Workflow
17 94 (5.19%) Data Analysis
18 83 (4.59%) Scrum
19 74 (4.09%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 673 (37.18%) SQL
2 84 (4.64%) Java
3 69 (3.81%) T-SQL
4 67 (3.70%) VBA
5 57 (3.15%) PL/SQL
6 42 (2.32%) C#
7 35 (1.93%) VB.NET
8 33 (1.82%) JavaScript
8 33 (1.82%) VB
9 18 (0.99%) PowerShell
10 17 (0.94%) R
11 14 (0.77%) Python
12 13 (0.72%) RPG
13 10 (0.55%) ABAP
13 10 (0.55%) PHP
14 8 (0.44%) C++
14 8 (0.44%) VBScript
15 7 (0.39%) Perl
16 6 (0.33%) C
16 6 (0.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 234 (12.93%) Degree
2 89 (4.92%) ISEB
3 45 (2.49%) Security Cleared
4 31 (1.71%) ISTQB
5 23 (1.27%) ACCA
6 22 (1.22%) CIMA
6 22 (1.22%) SC Cleared
7 21 (1.16%) HND
8 18 (0.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 18 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (0.61%) MCSE
10 10 (0.55%) PMI Certification
11 9 (0.50%) HNC
12 7 (0.39%) AAT
12 7 (0.39%) CCNA
12 7 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (0.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 5 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (0.28%) MCSA
15 4 (0.22%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (3.43%) QA
2 18 (0.99%) Data Quality
3 16 (0.88%) SLA
4 5 (0.28%) GMP
4 5 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.22%) HL7
6 3 (0.17%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.11%) GAAP
8 1 (0.055%) COREP
8 1 (0.055%) FINREP
8 1 (0.055%) GxP
8 1 (0.055%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 79 (4.36%) Active Directory
2 39 (2.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (0.99%) Hyper-V
4 16 (0.88%) vSphere
5 9 (0.50%) XenApp
6 8 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
6 8 (0.44%) XenDesktop
7 7 (0.39%) Firmware
8 5 (0.28%) VMware ESX
9 4 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.11%) NFS
10 2 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.055%) iptables
11 1 (0.055%) KVM
11 1 (0.055%) UAG
11 1 (0.055%) Xen
Systems Management
1 22 (1.22%) SCCM
2 8 (0.44%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 8 (0.44%) ServiceCenter
2 8 (0.44%) WSUS
3 7 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (0.39%) SCOM
3 7 (0.39%) SCVMM
4 6 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (0.22%) Ansible
5 4 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.17%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (0.17%) Puppet
6 3 (0.17%) vMotion
6 3 (0.17%) ZENworks
7 2 (0.11%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.11%) CA Wily
7 2 (0.11%) HP SIM
7 2 (0.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (0.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.055%) Oozie
Vendors
1 324 (17.90%) Microsoft
2 192 (10.61%) Oracle
3 118 (6.52%) SAP
4 91 (5.03%) Cognos
5 68 (3.76%) VMware
6 49 (2.71%) Hyperion
7 47 (2.60%) IBM
8 39 (2.15%) Red Hat
9 36 (1.99%) Citrix
9 36 (1.99%) Sage
10 34 (1.88%) Cisco
11 24 (1.33%) JD Edwards
12 23 (1.27%) Infor
13 21 (1.16%) HP
13 21 (1.16%) Northgate
14 17 (0.94%) Adobe
15 15 (0.83%) Google
16 13 (0.72%) Capita
16 13 (0.72%) hybris
17 12 (0.66%) EMC
London
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Premier IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Dunfermline, Fife
Search Consultancy
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Reed Technology
Salary: £33000 - £37000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Skelmersdale, Lancashire
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Talent International
Salary: £33000 - £37000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Graham Matthews
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Tyneside
Nigel Wright Consultancy
Salary: Up to £37,000
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £60500.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Yoh
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + generous benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + 20% bonus and bens
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
TD Group
Salary: £60,000 per annum Plus annual bonus, car, pension, health and more
Posted: 3 days ago
Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + flex benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Yodel
Salary: £39000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago