Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Systems Analyst was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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

System Analyst
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 227 260 287
Rank change year-on-year +33 +27 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 95 90 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.94% 0.77% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 0.80% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 78 87 133
City of London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -5.21%
10th Percentile £45,875 £41,250 £35,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £62,500 £61,250
Central London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +17.02% -10.48%

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 9600 11206 16467
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 96.39% 95.78%
Number of salaries quoted 8698 10212 14302
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% +0.92%

Systems Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Analyst in the City of London

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 Systems Analyst in the City of London.

Salary trend for Systems Analyst in the City of London

Systems Analyst
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Analyst in the City of London over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Systems Analyst in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 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 Systems Analyst in the job title.

1 66 (69.47%) Finance
1 66 (69.47%) SQL
2 38 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 36 (37.89%) SQL Server
4 29 (30.53%) T-SQL
5 28 (29.47%) Microsoft
5 28 (29.47%) Law
5 28 (29.47%) Legal
6 24 (25.26%) Business Intelligence
7 23 (24.21%) Management Information System
8 22 (23.16%) Analytics
9 20 (21.05%) Degree
10 18 (18.95%) Data Management
10 18 (18.95%) SharePoint
11 15 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
11 15 (15.79%) C#
12 14 (14.74%) ETL
12 14 (14.74%) Banking
13 13 (13.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 13 (13.68%) VB
13 13 (13.68%) Validation
13 13 (13.68%) Visualisation
14 12 (12.63%) Information Architecture
14 12 (12.63%) Data Architecture
14 12 (12.63%) Statistical Analysis
14 12 (12.63%) Investment Management
14 12 (12.63%) Master Data Management
14 12 (12.63%) Data Reconciliation
14 12 (12.63%) DevOps
14 12 (12.63%) Crystal Reports

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 18 (18.95%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (9.47%) Microsoft Excel
1 9 (9.47%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (7.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (7.37%) Actimize
1 7 (7.37%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (1.05%) Bloomberg AIM
2 1 (1.05%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.05%) Eagle PACE
2 1 (1.05%) LatentZero
2 1 (1.05%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (1.05%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.05%) FinancialForce
1 1 (1.05%) Force.com
1 1 (1.05%) Office 365
1 1 (1.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.05%) FIX Connectivity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 36 (37.89%) SQL Server
3 15 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (13.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (12.63%) Crystal Reports
6 11 (11.58%) BusinessObjects
7 9 (9.47%) Power BI
8 8 (8.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.05%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (1.05%) DB2
9 1 (1.05%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.05%) InstallShield
1 1 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 66 (69.47%) Finance
2 28 (29.47%) Law
2 28 (29.47%) Legal
3 14 (14.74%) Banking
4 2 (2.11%) Billing
4 2 (2.11%) Front Office
4 2 (2.11%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.05%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.58%) .NET
2 7 (7.37%) J2EE
3 6 (6.32%) MDX
4 1 (1.05%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (1.05%) JSON
4 1 (1.05%) Mason
4 1 (1.05%) REST
4 1 (1.05%) SOAP
4 1 (1.05%) Software Packaging
4 1 (1.05%) Web Services
4 1 (1.05%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 23 (24.21%) Management Information System
2 9 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.37%) SWIFT
4 6 (6.32%) User Experience
5 2 (2.11%) Equities
6 1 (1.05%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.05%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.05%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.05%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.05%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.53%) Unix
1 10 (10.53%) Windows
2 1 (1.05%) HPUX
2 1 (1.05%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (25.26%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (23.16%) Analytics
3 18 (18.95%) Data Management
4 14 (14.74%) ETL
5 13 (13.68%) Validation
5 13 (13.68%) Visualisation
6 12 (12.63%) Data Architecture
6 12 (12.63%) Data Reconciliation
6 12 (12.63%) DevOps
6 12 (12.63%) Information Architecture
6 12 (12.63%) Investment Management
6 12 (12.63%) Master Data Management
6 12 (12.63%) Statistical Analysis
7 11 (11.58%) Practice Management
8 10 (10.53%) Portfolio Management
8 10 (10.53%) Use Case
8 10 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (8.42%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (8.42%) Mathematics
9 8 (8.42%) Microsoft Office Automation
Programming Languages
1 66 (69.47%) SQL
2 29 (30.53%) T-SQL
3 15 (15.79%) C#
4 13 (13.68%) VB
5 8 (8.42%) Java
5 8 (8.42%) Shell Script
6 3 (3.16%) VBA
7 2 (2.11%) Python
8 1 (1.05%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.05%) C++
8 1 (1.05%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.05%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.05%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (21.05%) Degree
2 2 (2.11%) ACCA
2 2 (2.11%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.37%) QA
1 7 (7.37%) SEPA
2 2 (2.11%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.05%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.05%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (29.47%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.53%) Sybase
3 7 (7.37%) Oracle
4 2 (2.11%) Charles River
4 2 (2.11%) Cognos
4 2 (2.11%) Sun
5 1 (1.05%) Alteryx
5 1 (1.05%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.05%) EXASOL
5 1 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.05%) Splunk
5 1 (1.05%) Tableau