Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Business Systems Analyst was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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

Business System Analyst
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 288 314 356
Rank change year-on-year +26 +42 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Systems Analyst 36 36 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.35% 0.31% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.32% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 34 35 61
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -9.09% -8.33%
10th Percentile £45,375 £41,250 £46,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £62,000 £62,500
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% -9.09% -4.35%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 9701 11267 16153
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 96.40% 95.79%
Number of salaries quoted 8787 10272 14032
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £34,750 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +0.87% +4.55% +1.85%

Business Systems Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Systems Analyst in the City of London

Business Systems Analyst
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Business Systems Analyst in the City of London

Business Systems Analyst
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Systems Analyst in the City of London over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Business Systems Analyst in the City of London

Business Systems Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Business 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 across the City of London region featuring Business Systems Analyst in the job title.

1 21 (58.33%) SQL
2 17 (47.22%) Finance
3 11 (30.56%) T-SQL
3 11 (30.56%) SQL Server
3 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
3 11 (30.56%) Use Case
4 8 (22.22%) Business Analysis
4 8 (22.22%) Degree
4 8 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (22.22%) Management Information System
5 7 (19.44%) Project Management
5 7 (19.44%) Analytics
5 7 (19.44%) Time Management
5 7 (19.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 6 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (13.89%) Data Management
7 5 (13.89%) Service Delivery
7 5 (13.89%) Software Engineering
7 5 (13.89%) Systems Analysis
8 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (11.11%) C#
8 4 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (11.11%) Process Improvement
9 3 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (8.33%) Quantitative Analysis
9 3 (8.33%) Critical Success Factor
9 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (8.33%) VB

Business Systems Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (19.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.78%) Eagle PACE
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Office 365
1 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (30.56%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (5.56%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.78%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.78%) Power BI
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) InstallShield
1 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (47.22%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Banking
2 3 (8.33%) Front Office
2 3 (8.33%) Law
3 1 (2.78%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (2.78%) .NET
2 1 (2.78%) JSON
2 1 (2.78%) REST
2 1 (2.78%) SOAP
2 1 (2.78%) Software Packaging
2 1 (2.78%) Web Services
2 1 (2.78%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.78%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (2.78%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) HPUX
2 1 (2.78%) Unix
2 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) Use Case
2 8 (22.22%) Business Analysis
3 7 (19.44%) Analytics
3 7 (19.44%) Project Management
3 7 (19.44%) Time Management
4 5 (13.89%) Data Management
4 5 (13.89%) Service Delivery
4 5 (13.89%) Software Engineering
4 5 (13.89%) Systems Analysis
5 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (11.11%) Process Improvement
5 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (8.33%) Configuration Management
6 3 (8.33%) Critical Success Factor
6 3 (8.33%) Quantitative Analysis
6 3 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 3 (8.33%) Wireframes
7 2 (5.56%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (58.33%) SQL
2 11 (30.56%) T-SQL
3 4 (11.11%) C#
4 3 (8.33%) VB
5 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.56%) Cognos
3 1 (2.78%) Charles River
3 1 (2.78%) Sybase
3 1 (2.78%) Workday