Period
to 10 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Systems Analyst was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

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

System Analyst
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 64 105
Rank change year-on-year -20 +41 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 9 13 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.80% 1.63% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 1.65% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 9 13 5
Cardiff median annual salary £47,500 £33,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.79% -4.29% +2.94%
10th Percentile £38,500 £29,000 £27,650
90th Percentile £54,800 £50,500 £41,400
South Wales median annual salary £47,500 £33,500 £38,250
% change year-on-year +41.79% -12.42% +9.29%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff. 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
Cardiff
Permanent vacancies in Cardiff with a recognized job title 1,101 788 1,327
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.87% 98.99% 98.66%
Number of salaries quoted 925 705 1,206
Cardiff median annual salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £23,850 £23,600 £22,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £54,900 £55,000
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% +7.14%

Systems Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings that featured Systems Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for Systems Analyst in Cardiff

Systems Analyst
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Salary trend for Systems Analyst in Cardiff

Systems Analyst
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Analyst in Cardiff over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Systems Analyst in Cardiff

Systems Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, Systems Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cardiff region featuring Systems Analyst in the job title.

1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) Scrum
3 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (44.44%) Business Analysis
4 4 (44.44%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (44.44%) Confluence
4 4 (44.44%) JIRA
4 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (44.44%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (44.44%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (33.33%) VBA
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (33.33%) MS Access
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 2 (22.22%) Java
6 2 (22.22%) Data Analytics
6 2 (22.22%) Analytics
6 2 (22.22%) User Stories
6 2 (22.22%) Workshop Facilitation
7 1 (11.11%) Matrix Organization
7 1 (11.11%) IT Strategy
7 1 (11.11%) Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (11.11%) Data Mapping
7 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (11.11%) Degree
7 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
7 1 (11.11%) COBOL
7 1 (11.11%) DB2
7 1 (11.11%) SAP

Systems Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 (44.44%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP CO
1 1 (11.11%) SAP FI
1 1 (11.11%) SAP FI/CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) MS Access
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 1 (11.11%) DB2
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) JIRA
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (44.44%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (55.56%) Scrum
2 4 (44.44%) Business Analysis
2 4 (44.44%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (44.44%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (22.22%) Analytics
3 2 (22.22%) Data Analytics
3 2 (22.22%) User Stories
3 2 (22.22%) Workshop Facilitation
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Data Mapping
4 1 (11.11%) IT Strategy
4 1 (11.11%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) VBA
3 2 (22.22%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) COBOL
4 1 (11.11%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) SAP