Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 266 216 275
Rank change year-on-year -50 +59 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 85 123 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.78% 1.21% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 1.27% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 71 109 103
City of London median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £40,000 £41,450 £35,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £64,750
Central London median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -16.67% +20.00% -

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 10,491 9,704 12,501
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.94% 95.31% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 9,330 8,776 11,387
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 £33,250 £32,950
90th Percentile £92,500 £92,500 £86,250
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +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 15 August 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 15 August 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 59 (69.41%) SQL
2 53 (62.35%) Microsoft
3 33 (38.82%) Degree
4 30 (35.29%) Microsoft Excel
5 29 (34.12%) SQL Server
6 23 (27.06%) Finance
7 22 (25.88%) Business Analysis
7 22 (25.88%) Analytical Skills
8 20 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (22.35%) C
10 16 (18.82%) Project Management
10 16 (18.82%) Management Information System
10 16 (18.82%) Computer Science
11 14 (16.47%) Mathematics
11 14 (16.47%) Data Management
11 14 (16.47%) T-SQL
11 14 (16.47%) Microsoft Office
12 13 (15.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 13 (15.29%) Business Intelligence
12 13 (15.29%) Use Case
12 13 (15.29%) System Testing
13 12 (14.12%) Service Delivery
14 11 (12.94%) Software Engineering
14 11 (12.94%) Asset Management
14 11 (12.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
15 10 (11.76%) Dynamics NAV
15 10 (11.76%) Retail
15 10 (11.76%) Front Office
15 10 (11.76%) Java
15 10 (11.76%) VBA

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 5 (5.88%) SAS
1 5 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (3.53%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.35%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.18%) JBoss
4 1 (1.18%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 30 (35.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (16.47%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (12.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (2.35%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.18%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 10 (11.76%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (2.35%) Elite 3E
2 2 (2.35%) Minerva
2 2 (2.35%) Oracle CRM
2 2 (2.35%) Sentinel
2 2 (2.35%) Tesseract
3 1 (1.18%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (1.18%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (1.18%) HFM
3 1 (1.18%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (1.18%) SimCorp Dimension
3 1 (1.18%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.71%) Office 365
2 3 (3.53%) Mimecast
3 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.41%) LAN
1 8 (9.41%) WAN
2 2 (2.35%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (1.18%) SMS
3 1 (1.18%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (34.12%) SQL Server
2 13 (15.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (10.59%) MS Access
4 7 (8.24%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (8.24%) Power BI
4 7 (8.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (3.53%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (3.53%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.18%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (1.18%) Essbase
7 1 (1.18%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (27.06%) Finance
2 10 (11.76%) Front Office
2 10 (11.76%) Retail
3 8 (9.41%) Legal
4 7 (8.24%) Law
5 3 (3.53%) Banking
5 3 (3.53%) Financial Institution
5 3 (3.53%) Publishing
6 2 (2.35%) Back Office
6 2 (2.35%) Billing
6 2 (2.35%) General Ledger
6 2 (2.35%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.18%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.18%) Automotive
7 1 (1.18%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.24%) .NET
2 4 (4.71%) J2EE
3 3 (3.53%) XML
4 2 (2.35%) Mason
5 1 (1.18%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (1.18%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.18%) Java EE
5 1 (1.18%) JSON
5 1 (1.18%) NumPy
5 1 (1.18%) Pandas
5 1 (1.18%) REST
5 1 (1.18%) RESTful
5 1 (1.18%) SciPy
5 1 (1.18%) SOAP
5 1 (1.18%) Spring
5 1 (1.18%) Web Services
5 1 (1.18%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 22 (25.88%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (18.82%) Computer Science
2 16 (18.82%) Management Information System
3 7 (8.24%) Reinsurance
4 5 (5.88%) Analytical Mindset
4 5 (5.88%) Data Structures
4 5 (5.88%) Equities
4 5 (5.88%) Virtual Team
5 3 (3.53%) SWIFT
6 2 (2.35%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.35%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.18%) Derivative
7 1 (1.18%) Fintech
7 1 (1.18%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.18%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.41%) Windows
2 7 (8.24%) Unix
3 5 (5.88%) HPUX
3 5 (5.88%) Linux
4 1 (1.18%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (25.88%) Business Analysis
2 20 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (18.82%) Project Management
4 14 (16.47%) Data Management
4 14 (16.47%) Mathematics
5 13 (15.29%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (15.29%) System Testing
5 13 (15.29%) Use Case
6 12 (14.12%) Service Delivery
7 11 (12.94%) Asset Management
7 11 (12.94%) Software Engineering
8 9 (10.59%) Business Transformation
8 9 (10.59%) Data Analysis
8 9 (10.59%) Proactive Management
9 8 (9.41%) Physics
10 7 (8.24%) Scrum
10 7 (8.24%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (7.06%) Investment Management
11 6 (7.06%) Problem-Solving
11 6 (7.06%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 59 (69.41%) SQL
2 19 (22.35%) C
3 14 (16.47%) T-SQL
4 10 (11.76%) Java
4 10 (11.76%) VBA
5 9 (10.59%) C#
6 7 (8.24%) PowerShell
7 5 (5.88%) JavaScript
7 5 (5.88%) VB
7 5 (5.88%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.35%) Python
8 2 (2.35%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.18%) ANSI SQL
9 1 (1.18%) Jython
9 1 (1.18%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.18%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (38.82%) Degree
2 2 (2.35%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (2.35%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.18%) ACCA
3 1 (1.18%) CIMA
3 1 (1.18%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.18%) Postgraduate
3 1 (1.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.53%) ISO 20022
1 3 (3.53%) SEPA
2 2 (2.35%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (2.35%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 2 (2.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.18%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.35%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 53 (62.35%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.59%) Bloomberg
2 9 (10.59%) FactSet
2 9 (10.59%) Reuters
2 9 (10.59%) Tableau
3 6 (7.06%) Cognos
4 5 (5.88%) MicroStrategy
5 4 (4.71%) Oracle
6 3 (3.53%) Citrix
6 3 (3.53%) iManage
7 2 (2.35%) Aderant
7 2 (2.35%) Recommind
7 2 (2.35%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.35%) SAP
7 2 (2.35%) Sybase
8 1 (1.18%) Hyperion
8 1 (1.18%) IFS
8 1 (1.18%) SimCorp
8 1 (1.18%) Zoho