Period
to 18 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Systems Analyst was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 259 219 276
Rank change year-on-year -40 +57 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 95 119 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.86% 1.20% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 1.26% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 83 99 78
City of London median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 £52,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +14.83% +4.50%
10th Percentile £37,950 £44,500 £39,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £63,750
Central London median annual salary £50,000 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -13.04% +15.00% -

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 10,628 9,439 11,563
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.82% 95.05% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 9,529 8,558 10,557
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £93,750 £92,500 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

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 18 October 2018.

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 18 October 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 City of London region featuring Systems Analyst in the job title.

1 62 (65.26%) SQL
2 45 (47.37%) Microsoft
3 39 (41.05%) Finance
4 29 (30.53%) SQL Server
5 25 (26.32%) Microsoft Excel
6 22 (23.16%) Degree
7 21 (22.11%) Analytical Skills
8 19 (20.00%) JavaScript
8 19 (20.00%) .NET
8 19 (20.00%) Business Analysis
9 15 (15.79%) Project Management
9 15 (15.79%) C#
10 14 (14.74%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (14.74%) T-SQL
10 14 (14.74%) Microsoft Office
10 14 (14.74%) Computer Science
10 14 (14.74%) PowerShell
11 13 (13.68%) C
12 12 (12.63%) Java
12 12 (12.63%) Visual Studio
12 12 (12.63%) Data Analysis
13 11 (11.58%) Asset Management
13 11 (11.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 11 (11.58%) SDLC
13 11 (11.58%) Reinsurance
14 10 (10.53%) Systems Analysis
14 10 (10.53%) Management Information System
14 10 (10.53%) Front Office
14 10 (10.53%) Unix
14 10 (10.53%) CRM

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 8 (8.42%) IIS
2 7 (7.37%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.11%) SAS
3 2 (2.11%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.05%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 25 (26.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (14.74%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (4.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (2.11%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.05%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 7 (7.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (4.21%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (3.16%) Cognos TM1
3 3 (3.16%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (3.16%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (2.11%) Minerva
4 2 (2.11%) Sentinel
4 2 (2.11%) Tesseract
5 1 (1.05%) NetSuite
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (1.05%) SimCorp Dimension
5 1 (1.05%) thinkFolio
5 1 (1.05%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.11%) Office 365
2 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.05%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.42%) LAN
1 8 (8.42%) WAN
2 2 (2.11%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (1.05%) SMS
3 1 (1.05%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (30.53%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (9.47%) MS Access
4 7 (7.37%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (7.37%) Power BI
4 7 (7.37%) SAP Data Services
5 6 (6.32%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.16%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (3.16%) Data Mining
6 3 (3.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.11%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (2.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.05%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (12.63%) Visual Studio
2 8 (8.42%) Git (software)
2 8 (8.42%) TeamCity
General
1 39 (41.05%) Finance
2 10 (10.53%) Front Office
3 8 (8.42%) Banking
3 8 (8.42%) Financial Institution
4 6 (6.32%) International Banking
5 5 (5.26%) Retail
6 4 (4.21%) Legal
7 3 (3.16%) Law
8 2 (2.11%) Back Office
8 2 (2.11%) Publishing
9 1 (1.05%) Aerospace
9 1 (1.05%) Automotive
9 1 (1.05%) Billing
9 1 (1.05%) Investment Banking
9 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (20.00%) .NET
2 9 (9.47%) XML
3 8 (8.42%) .NET Framework
3 8 (8.42%) ASP.NET
3 8 (8.42%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (8.42%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 8 (8.42%) CSS
3 8 (8.42%) HTML
3 8 (8.42%) J2EE
4 1 (1.05%) NumPy
4 1 (1.05%) Pandas
4 1 (1.05%) RESTful
4 1 (1.05%) SciPy
4 1 (1.05%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 21 (22.11%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (14.74%) Computer Science
3 11 (11.58%) Reinsurance
4 10 (10.53%) Management Information System
5 8 (8.42%) SWIFT
6 4 (4.21%) Data Structures
6 4 (4.21%) Equities
7 2 (2.11%) Analytical Mindset
7 2 (2.11%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.11%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.05%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.53%) Unix
2 9 (9.47%) Linux
3 5 (5.26%) Windows
4 4 (4.21%) HPUX
5 1 (1.05%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.05%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 15 (15.79%) Project Management
3 14 (14.74%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (12.63%) Data Analysis
5 11 (11.58%) Asset Management
5 11 (11.58%) SDLC
6 10 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (10.53%) CRM
6 10 (10.53%) ETL
6 10 (10.53%) Systems Analysis
7 9 (9.47%) Analytics
7 9 (9.47%) Business Transformation
7 9 (9.47%) Mathematics
7 9 (9.47%) OO
7 9 (9.47%) Proactive Management
7 9 (9.47%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (9.47%) Use Case
7 9 (9.47%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (9.47%) User Stories
8 8 (8.42%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 62 (65.26%) SQL
2 19 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 15 (15.79%) C#
4 14 (14.74%) PowerShell
4 14 (14.74%) T-SQL
5 13 (13.68%) C
6 12 (12.63%) Java
7 8 (8.42%) VBA
8 4 (4.21%) VB.NET
9 3 (3.16%) VB
10 1 (1.05%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.05%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.05%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (23.16%) Degree
2 2 (2.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.05%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.05%) Postgraduate
3 1 (1.05%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.42%) ISO 20022
1 8 (8.42%) SEPA
2 2 (2.11%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (2.11%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 2 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.05%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.05%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.11%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 45 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.47%) Bloomberg
2 9 (9.47%) FactSet
2 9 (9.47%) Reuters
3 8 (8.42%) SAP
4 5 (5.26%) Cognos
4 5 (5.26%) Oracle
4 5 (5.26%) Tableau
5 2 (2.11%) iManage
5 2 (2.11%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (2.11%) Recommind
5 2 (2.11%) Workday
6 1 (1.05%) Citrix
6 1 (1.05%) IFS
6 1 (1.05%) SimCorp
6 1 (1.05%) Yardi
6 1 (1.05%) Zoho