Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Business Systems Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 21 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
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 730 689 563
Rank change year-on-year -41 -126 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Systems Analyst 470 576 964
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.28% 0.32% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.33% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 377 508 936
England median annual salary £45,000 £46,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.70% +2.78% -3.23%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,425 £32,500
90th Percentile £66,750 £75,000 £62,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 162309 172056 197302
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.72% 96.51% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 131276 145303 165484
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Business Systems Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Systems Analyst in England

Business Systems Analyst
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Business Systems Analyst in England

Business Systems Analyst
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Systems Analyst in England over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Business Systems Analyst in England

Business Systems Analyst
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Systems Analyst within the England region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +108 135 £45,000 -3.23% 6
London -87 133 £60,000 +20.00% 6
North of England +5 93 £42,500 +13.33% 8
Midlands +16 49 £40,000 -3.61% 2
North West +15 47 £37,000 +1.37% 6
West Midlands +21 40 £38,500 -8.88%
Yorkshire -6 40 £45,000 +11.80%
East of England -16 31 £45,000 -10.00% 3
South West +4 29 £39,000 +4.00% 1
East Midlands +14 9 £40,000 - 2
North East - 6 £52,500 - 2
Business Systems Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 21 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 England region featuring Business Systems Analyst in the job title.

1 139 (29.57%) Finance
2 132 (28.09%) SQL
3 127 (27.02%) Agile Software Development
4 113 (24.04%) Business Analysis
5 84 (17.87%) Stakeholder Management
6 82 (17.45%) SDLC
7 75 (15.96%) Microsoft
8 72 (15.32%) Systems Analysis
9 67 (14.26%) Analytical Skills
10 61 (12.98%) Project Management
11 58 (12.34%) ERP
12 52 (11.06%) Manufacturing
13 46 (9.79%) SQL Server
14 42 (8.94%) User Acceptance Testing
15 40 (8.51%) Process Improvement
15 40 (8.51%) SAP
15 40 (8.51%) CRM
16 38 (8.09%) ITIL
17 36 (7.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 36 (7.66%) QA
18 35 (7.45%) IT Strategy
18 35 (7.45%) Degree
19 33 (7.02%) Scrum
20 32 (6.81%) SLA
20 32 (6.81%) User Stories
20 32 (6.81%) Translating Business Requirements
21 31 (6.60%) Use Case
21 31 (6.60%) XML
21 31 (6.60%) .NET
21 31 (6.60%) Oracle

Business Systems Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 24 (5.11%) SharePoint
2 13 (2.77%) Confluence
3 10 (2.13%) CMS
4 2 (0.43%) SAS
4 2 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.21%) IIS
Applications
1 24 (5.11%) MS Visio
2 20 (4.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (3.83%) Microsoft Office
4 16 (3.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 29 (6.17%) SAP MM
2 28 (5.96%) SAP MII
2 28 (5.96%) SAP PP
2 28 (5.96%) SAP PP-PI
3 9 (1.91%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (1.91%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (1.49%) Oracle EBS R12
5 6 (1.28%) Oracle TCA
6 5 (1.06%) Oracle ERP
7 4 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.85%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.64%) Dynamics GP
8 3 (0.64%) Eagle PACE
8 3 (0.64%) Endur
8 3 (0.64%) Findur
9 2 (0.43%) Aareon QL
9 2 (0.43%) Hyperion Planning
9 2 (0.43%) Magento
9 2 (0.43%) Orchard Housing
9 2 (0.43%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.77%) SaaS
2 11 (2.34%) Office 365
3 3 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.43%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (0.43%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.06%) Internet
2 3 (0.64%) SMS
2 3 (0.64%) Unified Communications
2 3 (0.64%) VoIP
3 2 (0.43%) ATM
3 2 (0.43%) Network Security
4 1 (0.21%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (9.79%) SQL Server
2 36 (7.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
4 19 (4.04%) Crystal Reports
5 16 (3.40%) NoSQL
5 16 (3.40%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (2.98%) MongoDB
7 13 (2.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (2.34%) Big Data
9 7 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (0.85%) Power BI
11 3 (0.64%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (0.64%) QlikView
11 3 (0.64%) Relational Database
12 2 (0.43%) IBM InfoSphere
12 2 (0.43%) MS Access
12 2 (0.43%) Oracle Exadata
12 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.43%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 17 (3.62%) JIRA
2 14 (2.98%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.64%) InstallShield
4 2 (0.43%) Git (software)
General
1 139 (29.57%) Finance
2 52 (11.06%) Manufacturing
3 19 (4.04%) Retail
4 16 (3.40%) Banking
5 15 (3.19%) Law
6 7 (1.49%) Publishing
6 7 (1.49%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.28%) Legal
7 6 (1.28%) Retail Banking
8 5 (1.06%) Back Office
8 5 (1.06%) Investment Banking
9 4 (0.85%) Advertising
9 4 (0.85%) Front Office
9 4 (0.85%) Military
10 3 (0.64%) Marketing
11 1 (0.21%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (6.60%) .NET
1 31 (6.60%) XML
2 28 (5.96%) SAPUI5
3 14 (2.98%) XSD
3 14 (2.98%) XSL
4 6 (1.28%) Web Services
5 5 (1.06%) HTML
5 5 (1.06%) REST
6 3 (0.64%) ASP.NET
6 3 (0.64%) Software Packaging
6 3 (0.64%) XML Messaging
7 2 (0.43%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.43%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (0.43%) jQuery
7 2 (0.43%) JSON
8 1 (0.21%) JSP
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.21%) SOAP
8 1 (0.21%) WCF
8 1 (0.21%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 67 (14.26%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (6.17%) Management Information System
3 11 (2.34%) PMI
4 9 (1.91%) Mainframe
5 8 (1.70%) FMCG
6 7 (1.49%) NHS
7 4 (0.85%) Client/Server
7 4 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (0.85%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (0.64%) CMDB
8 3 (0.64%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.64%) Data Structures
8 3 (0.64%) EPoS
8 3 (0.64%) Reinsurance
8 3 (0.64%) User Experience
8 3 (0.64%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.43%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.21%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.21%) Equities
10 1 (0.21%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 21 (4.47%) Windows
2 10 (2.13%) Android
3 8 (1.70%) Unix
4 5 (1.06%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.85%) Windows Vista
6 2 (0.43%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.43%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.21%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.21%) HPUX
7 1 (0.21%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (27.02%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (24.04%) Business Analysis
3 84 (17.87%) Stakeholder Management
4 82 (17.45%) SDLC
5 72 (15.32%) Systems Analysis
6 61 (12.98%) Project Management
7 58 (12.34%) ERP
8 42 (8.94%) User Acceptance Testing
9 40 (8.51%) CRM
9 40 (8.51%) Process Improvement
10 38 (8.09%) ITIL
11 35 (7.45%) IT Strategy
12 33 (7.02%) Scrum
13 32 (6.81%) Translating Business Requirements
13 32 (6.81%) User Stories
14 31 (6.60%) Use Case
15 30 (6.38%) Data Analysis
15 30 (6.38%) PRINCE2
15 30 (6.38%) Record to Report
15 30 (6.38%) UML
Programming Languages
1 132 (28.09%) SQL
2 22 (4.68%) Java
3 20 (4.26%) T-SQL
4 16 (3.40%) C#
5 10 (2.13%) PL/SQL
5 10 (2.13%) VB
6 7 (1.49%) JavaScript
7 5 (1.06%) VBA
8 4 (0.85%) C
8 4 (0.85%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.21%) Python
9 1 (0.21%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 35 (7.45%) Degree
2 11 (2.34%) ISEB
2 11 (2.34%) PMI Certification
3 9 (1.91%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (1.49%) Security Cleared
5 6 (1.28%) IIBA
5 6 (1.28%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.06%) MCDBA
6 5 (1.06%) MCITP
6 5 (1.06%) MCSE
6 5 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.85%) CBAP
8 2 (0.43%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.21%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (7.66%) QA
2 32 (6.81%) SLA
3 9 (1.91%) GDPR
4 2 (0.43%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.43%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.43%) MiFID
4 2 (0.43%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (0.85%) Active Directory
1 4 (0.85%) XenApp
2 1 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (1.49%) SCCM
2 3 (0.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.21%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.21%) Nagios
Vendors
1 75 (15.96%) Microsoft
2 40 (8.51%) SAP
3 31 (6.60%) Oracle
4 11 (2.34%) Salesforce.com
5 10 (2.13%) Cognos
6 6 (1.28%) Tableau
7 4 (0.85%) Citrix
7 4 (0.85%) Hyperion
7 4 (0.85%) Symantec
7 4 (0.85%) Xerox
8 3 (0.64%) Avaya
8 3 (0.64%) Charles River
8 3 (0.64%) IBM
8 3 (0.64%) Northgate
8 3 (0.64%) OpenLink
9 2 (0.43%) Baan
9 2 (0.43%) Capita
9 2 (0.43%) Civica
9 2 (0.43%) JD Edwards
9 2 (0.43%) Pegasus