Period
to 22 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Systems Analyst was £43,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

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

System Analyst
UK > England
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 437 467 384
Rank change year-on-year +30 -83 -41
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 1,080 1,040 1,561
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.67% 0.62% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.64% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 909 865 1,411
England median annual salary £43,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.44% +5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £66,250 £60,000
UK median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +3.66%

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 155,964 161,695 184,216
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.29% 96.19% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 127,042 132,662 156,530
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £78,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Systems Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Analyst in England

Systems Analyst
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Systems Analyst in England

Systems Analyst
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Analyst in England over the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Systems Analyst in England

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 Systems Analyst within the England region over the 6 months to 22 July 2018. 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
London +19 403 £50,000 -13.04% 36
South East +41 232 £42,500 -2.30% 23
North of England +27 167 £35,000 -4.11% 44
Midlands +21 129 £40,000 - 17
South West -15 78 £37,500 - 11
North West +3 76 £32,000 -8.57% 21
Yorkshire +41 71 £37,500 +7.14% 19
East of England -8 71 £50,000 +13.64% 13
West Midlands +32 70 £38,000 +1.33% 9
East Midlands +10 59 £40,000 -14.44% 8
North East -21 20 £45,000 +20.00% 4
Systems Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 England region featuring Systems Analyst in the job title.

1 434 (40.19%) SQL
2 374 (34.63%) Finance
3 252 (23.33%) Microsoft
4 207 (19.17%) Agile Software Development
5 198 (18.33%) Analytical Skills
6 181 (16.76%) Problem-Solving
7 176 (16.30%) Degree
8 166 (15.37%) Microsoft Excel
9 151 (13.98%) SQL Server
10 133 (12.31%) Business Analysis
11 127 (11.76%) Oracle
12 125 (11.57%) Retail
13 124 (11.48%) Systems Analysis
14 118 (10.93%) ERP
15 116 (10.74%) ITIL
16 104 (9.63%) Project Management
17 99 (9.17%) Windows
18 98 (9.07%) CRM
19 89 (8.24%) Stakeholder Management
20 83 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
21 82 (7.59%) Microsoft Office
21 82 (7.59%) SAP
22 81 (7.50%) Management Information System
22 81 (7.50%) SDLC
23 79 (7.31%) User Acceptance Testing
24 74 (6.85%) .NET
25 73 (6.76%) Waterfall
26 67 (6.20%) Java
27 66 (6.11%) User Stories
28 64 (5.93%) XML

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 45 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 44 (4.07%) MS Exchange
3 16 (1.48%) BizTalk Server
4 15 (1.39%) SAS
5 12 (1.11%) WebSphere
6 11 (1.02%) JBoss
7 9 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
7 9 (0.83%) WebLogic
8 7 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (0.56%) IIS
9 6 (0.56%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (0.37%) Confluence
10 4 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.19%) CMS
11 2 (0.19%) MS Project Server
11 2 (0.19%) SAP Portal
11 2 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.19%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 166 (15.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 82 (7.59%) Microsoft Office
3 48 (4.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 33 (3.06%) MS Visio
5 15 (1.39%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.19%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.093%) CATIA
8 1 (0.093%) Simulink
8 1 (0.093%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (0.093%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 44 (4.07%) NetSuite
2 31 (2.87%) Dynamics NAV
3 18 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
4 17 (1.57%) SAP CO
4 17 (1.57%) SAP FI
4 17 (1.57%) SAP FI/CO
5 16 (1.48%) HFM
6 14 (1.30%) Elite 3E
6 14 (1.30%) SAP S/4HANA
7 13 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
7 13 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
8 11 (1.02%) iTrent
8 11 (1.02%) SAP Business One
9 10 (0.93%) Oracle Applications
9 10 (0.93%) Oracle EBS R12
10 8 (0.74%) Oracle Financials
10 8 (0.74%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 8 (0.74%) SAP MM
10 8 (0.74%) Unit4 Business World
11 7 (0.65%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 52 (4.81%) Office 365
2 23 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (1.39%) SaaS
5 12 (1.11%) Dynamics 365
6 8 (0.74%) SuccessFactors
7 7 (0.65%) Taleo
8 6 (0.56%) IaaS
9 5 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (0.46%) Mimecast
10 3 (0.28%) MailChimp
10 3 (0.28%) OpenShift
10 3 (0.28%) SurveyMonkey
11 2 (0.19%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 2 (0.19%) Scribe Online
12 1 (0.093%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.093%) FinancialForce
12 1 (0.093%) Lucidchart
12 1 (0.093%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.093%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.22%) Intranet
2 21 (1.94%) LAN
3 20 (1.85%) WAN
4 17 (1.57%) Internet
5 12 (1.11%) Firewall
5 12 (1.11%) SMS
5 12 (1.11%) Unified Communications
6 11 (1.02%) Broadband
7 8 (0.74%) AMQP
8 7 (0.65%) VPN
8 7 (0.65%) WLAN
9 6 (0.56%) VoIP
10 5 (0.46%) Network Security
10 5 (0.46%) TCP/IP
11 4 (0.37%) DHCP
11 4 (0.37%) DNS
11 4 (0.37%) SAN
12 3 (0.28%) ISDN
12 3 (0.28%) PBX
12 3 (0.28%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (13.98%) SQL Server
2 58 (5.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 41 (3.80%) Relational Database
4 36 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
4 36 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 33 (3.06%) BusinessObjects
6 28 (2.59%) Power BI
7 20 (1.85%) Crystal Reports
8 16 (1.48%) Oracle Reports
8 16 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
9 13 (1.20%) RDBMS
10 11 (1.02%) MS Access
11 10 (0.93%) MongoDB
11 10 (0.93%) SAP BW
12 9 (0.83%) Data Mining
13 8 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 6 (0.56%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
14 6 (0.56%) Oracle Database
15 5 (0.46%) MySQL
16 4 (0.37%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 15 (1.39%) Visual Studio
2 13 (1.20%) JIRA
3 11 (1.02%) Subversion
4 10 (0.93%) Git (software)
5 9 (0.83%) Maven
6 8 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 8 (0.74%) Bitbucket
7 6 (0.56%) Oracle APEX
8 5 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (0.37%) PeopleTools
10 2 (0.19%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.19%) Selenium
10 2 (0.19%) SoapUI
10 2 (0.19%) Toad
11 1 (0.093%) Dreamweaver
11 1 (0.093%) JDeveloper
11 1 (0.093%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.093%) Rational DOORS
General
1 374 (34.63%) Finance
2 125 (11.57%) Retail
3 54 (5.00%) Manufacturing
4 52 (4.81%) Billing
5 44 (4.07%) Advertising
6 37 (3.43%) Legal
7 35 (3.24%) Banking
8 34 (3.15%) Telecoms
9 33 (3.06%) Law
10 27 (2.50%) Games
11 17 (1.57%) Marketing
12 16 (1.48%) Front Office
12 16 (1.48%) General Ledger
13 11 (1.02%) Back Office
13 11 (1.02%) Investment Banking
14 7 (0.65%) Corporate Banking
14 7 (0.65%) Publishing
15 6 (0.56%) Local Government
16 5 (0.46%) Retail Banking
17 3 (0.28%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (6.85%) .NET
2 64 (5.93%) XML
3 44 (4.07%) HTML
4 36 (3.33%) Web Services
5 25 (2.31%) SOAP
6 22 (2.04%) REST
7 17 (1.57%) CSS
8 13 (1.20%) HTML5
9 12 (1.11%) Hibernate
10 11 (1.02%) J2EE
11 10 (0.93%) FIX Protocol
11 10 (0.93%) Java EE
11 10 (0.93%) Spring
12 9 (0.83%) JSON
13 8 (0.74%) AngularJS
13 8 (0.74%) ASP.NET
13 8 (0.74%) Ember.js
13 8 (0.74%) RabbitMQ
13 8 (0.74%) XBRL
13 8 (0.74%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 198 (18.33%) Analytical Skills
2 81 (7.50%) Management Information System
3 60 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 34 (3.15%) User Experience
5 30 (2.78%) Hedge funds
5 30 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
6 24 (2.22%) Fintech
7 20 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
8 14 (1.30%) Algorithms
8 14 (1.30%) EFT
8 14 (1.30%) Equities
8 14 (1.30%) Fixed Income
9 13 (1.20%) Data Structures
10 12 (1.11%) Analytical Mindset
10 12 (1.11%) EPoS
11 11 (1.02%) Data Centre
12 10 (0.93%) Reinsurance
13 9 (0.83%) Driving Licence
13 9 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 9 (0.83%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 99 (9.17%) Windows
2 51 (4.72%) Windows Server
3 34 (3.15%) Linux
4 31 (2.87%) Unix
5 22 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (1.20%) Windows 7
6 13 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (0.83%) Android
7 9 (0.83%) Windows 10
8 7 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (0.56%) VMS
10 5 (0.46%) Apple iOS
10 5 (0.46%) HPUX
11 4 (0.37%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.28%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.28%) OpenVMS
12 3 (0.28%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (0.28%) Solaris
12 3 (0.28%) SUSE
12 3 (0.28%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (19.17%) Agile Software Development
2 181 (16.76%) Problem-Solving
3 133 (12.31%) Business Analysis
4 124 (11.48%) Systems Analysis
5 118 (10.93%) ERP
6 116 (10.74%) ITIL
7 104 (9.63%) Project Management
8 98 (9.07%) CRM
9 89 (8.24%) Stakeholder Management
10 83 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
11 81 (7.50%) SDLC
12 79 (7.31%) User Acceptance Testing
13 73 (6.76%) Waterfall
14 66 (6.11%) User Stories
15 57 (5.28%) UML
15 57 (5.28%) Validation
16 56 (5.19%) Continuous Improvement
16 56 (5.19%) Translating Business Requirements
17 52 (4.81%) Scrum
18 49 (4.54%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 434 (40.19%) SQL
2 67 (6.20%) Java
3 63 (5.83%) C#
4 40 (3.70%) T-SQL
5 38 (3.52%) VBA
6 31 (2.87%) JavaScript
7 29 (2.69%) VB
8 28 (2.59%) C
9 22 (2.04%) PHP
10 19 (1.76%) VB.NET
11 16 (1.48%) PowerShell
12 15 (1.39%) Shell Script
13 14 (1.30%) Python
14 12 (1.11%) ANSI SQL
15 11 (1.02%) PL/SQL
16 10 (0.93%) C++
17 7 (0.65%) Ruby
18 4 (0.37%) ABAP
18 4 (0.37%) PeopleCode
19 3 (0.28%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 176 (16.30%) Degree
2 25 (2.31%) ISEB
3 18 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
4 14 (1.30%) Computer Science Degree
5 13 (1.20%) Postgraduate
6 9 (0.83%) DBS Check
6 9 (0.83%) Security Cleared
7 7 (0.65%) ACCA
8 6 (0.56%) CIMA
9 5 (0.46%) BC Cleared
9 5 (0.46%) CFA
10 4 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (0.19%) AAT
12 2 (0.19%) ICAEW
12 2 (0.19%) ISEB Practitioner
12 2 (0.19%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.19%) Master's Degree
12 2 (0.19%) MCSA
12 2 (0.19%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (3.15%) QA
2 25 (2.31%) SLA
3 16 (1.48%) Data Quality
4 15 (1.39%) GDPR
5 8 (0.74%) Solvency II
6 4 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 2 (0.19%) ISO 22301
7 2 (0.19%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.19%) MiFID
7 2 (0.19%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.19%) PMO
7 2 (0.19%) SEPA
8 1 (0.093%) EMIR
8 1 (0.093%) ISO 20022
8 1 (0.093%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 57 (5.28%) Active Directory
2 42 (3.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.65%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.46%) Terminal Server
5 4 (0.37%) XenApp
6 2 (0.19%) Docker
6 2 (0.19%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.19%) vSphere
6 2 (0.19%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.093%) Cronacle
7 1 (0.093%) Firmware
7 1 (0.093%) Xen
7 1 (0.093%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (0.83%) SCCM
2 5 (0.46%) SolarWinds Orion
3 3 (0.28%) HP ALM
3 3 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.19%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.19%) Perfmon
4 2 (0.19%) SCOM
4 2 (0.19%) WSUS
5 1 (0.093%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.093%) Ansible
5 1 (0.093%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.093%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.093%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.093%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.093%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.093%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.093%) Puppet
5 1 (0.093%) Salt
5 1 (0.093%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (0.093%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 252 (23.33%) Microsoft
2 127 (11.76%) Oracle
3 82 (7.59%) SAP
4 60 (5.56%) VMware
5 36 (3.33%) Sage
6 32 (2.96%) Citrix
7 28 (2.59%) Salesforce.com
8 23 (2.13%) Epicor
9 22 (2.04%) Aderant
10 21 (1.94%) JD Edwards
11 18 (1.67%) Hyperion
11 18 (1.67%) IFS
11 18 (1.67%) Infor
12 16 (1.48%) Bloomberg
12 16 (1.48%) Tableau
13 14 (1.30%) Northgate
14 13 (1.20%) Sun
15 12 (1.11%) Reuters
16 11 (1.02%) Huawei
17 10 (0.93%) Google