Period
to 20 April 2018

The median annual salary for a Systems Analyst was £43,750 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 20 April 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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 481 466 371
Rank change year-on-year -15 -95 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 981 984 1,711
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.59% 0.61% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.63% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 836 865 1,543
England median annual salary £43,750 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.57% +2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,550 £60,000
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 160,290 156,979 186,072
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.47% 96.57% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 132,053 131,424 157,744
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 £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
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 20 April 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 20 April 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 -10 373 £50,000 -4.76% 46
South East +31 199 £40,000 -5.88% 26
North of England +29 174 £42,500 +14.86% 29
Midlands +1 99 £36,500 -8.75% 19
Yorkshire +44 76 £40,000 +6.67% 16
South West -32 74 £37,500 -1.32% 9
North West -11 72 £40,000 +15.94% 10
West Midlands +6 67 £37,500 -2.60% 10
East of England -52 62 £45,000 +5.88% 17
East Midlands -9 32 £36,250 -18.20% 9
North East -14 26 £50,000 +33.33% 3
Systems Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 403 (41.08%) SQL
2 328 (33.44%) Finance
3 202 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
4 200 (20.39%) Microsoft
5 148 (15.09%) Problem-Solving
6 146 (14.88%) Analytical Skills
7 138 (14.07%) Systems Analysis
8 133 (13.56%) SQL Server
8 133 (13.56%) Microsoft Excel
9 129 (13.15%) Business Analysis
10 125 (12.74%) Degree
11 113 (11.52%) ERP
12 101 (10.30%) Oracle
13 100 (10.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 97 (9.89%) Management Information System
15 96 (9.79%) Windows
16 91 (9.28%) Stakeholder Management
17 89 (9.07%) CRM
18 85 (8.66%) SDLC
19 84 (8.56%) .NET
19 84 (8.56%) Project Management
20 79 (8.05%) Business Intelligence
20 79 (8.05%) User Acceptance Testing
21 75 (7.65%) SAP
22 72 (7.34%) ITIL
23 68 (6.93%) Legal
24 65 (6.63%) UML
25 63 (6.42%) Law
25 63 (6.42%) User Stories
26 62 (6.32%) Microsoft Office

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 55 (5.61%) SharePoint
2 20 (2.04%) MS Exchange
3 16 (1.63%) IIS
4 12 (1.22%) Confluence
5 10 (1.02%) Oracle Workflow
5 10 (1.02%) Skype for Business
6 9 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
7 8 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (0.61%) JBoss
8 6 (0.61%) SAS
8 6 (0.61%) WebLogic
9 5 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (0.51%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.31%) WordPress
11 2 (0.20%) CMS
11 2 (0.20%) MS Project Server
11 2 (0.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.20%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 133 (13.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 62 (6.32%) Microsoft Office
3 44 (4.49%) MS Visio
4 39 (3.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 12 (1.22%) Microsoft Project
6 10 (1.02%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.41%) AutoCAD
7 4 (0.41%) CATIA
7 4 (0.41%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (0.10%) Maya
8 1 (0.10%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 44 (4.49%) NetSuite
2 35 (3.57%) Elite 3E
3 23 (2.34%) Dynamics NAV
4 18 (1.83%) Oracle EBS R12
5 17 (1.73%) Dynamics AX
6 16 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
7 15 (1.53%) Oracle EBS
7 15 (1.53%) SAP CO
7 15 (1.53%) SAP FI
7 15 (1.53%) SAP FI/CO
8 12 (1.22%) Oracle Payables
8 12 (1.22%) SAP S/4HANA
9 10 (1.02%) Oracle Receivables
10 9 (0.92%) Northgate Housing
10 9 (0.92%) Oracle ERP
11 8 (0.82%) Oracle Assets
11 8 (0.82%) SAP MM
11 8 (0.82%) SAP SD
11 8 (0.82%) Unit4 Business World
12 7 (0.71%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 36 (3.67%) Office 365
2 21 (2.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (1.83%) SaaS
4 14 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (1.02%) SuccessFactors
6 6 (0.61%) Taleo
7 5 (0.51%) IaaS
7 5 (0.51%) Mimecast
8 3 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.31%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (0.31%) MailChimp
8 3 (0.31%) SurveyMonkey
9 2 (0.20%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.20%) Scribe Online
10 1 (0.10%) FinancialForce
10 1 (0.10%) Lucidchart
10 1 (0.10%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.83%) Internet
2 15 (1.53%) SAN
3 14 (1.43%) Intranet
4 13 (1.33%) LAN
5 12 (1.22%) Firewall
6 10 (1.02%) Broadband
6 10 (1.02%) DHCP
6 10 (1.02%) DNS
7 9 (0.92%) SMS
7 9 (0.92%) WAN
8 7 (0.71%) VoIP
9 6 (0.61%) TCP/IP
9 6 (0.61%) VPN
10 5 (0.51%) ISDN
11 4 (0.41%) AMQP
11 4 (0.41%) VLAN
12 3 (0.31%) IPv4
12 3 (0.31%) Skype
12 3 (0.31%) Unified Communications
13 2 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (13.56%) SQL Server
2 100 (10.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 49 (4.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 30 (3.06%) Crystal Reports
5 29 (2.96%) Data Warehouse
6 27 (2.75%) Power BI
7 25 (2.55%) BusinessObjects
8 19 (1.94%) Relational Database
9 16 (1.63%) Oracle Reports
10 12 (1.22%) Oracle Database
11 11 (1.12%) SAP BW
11 11 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 10 (1.02%) Data Mining
12 10 (1.02%) QlikView
13 8 (0.82%) RDBMS
14 7 (0.71%) Amazon RDS
14 7 (0.71%) SAP HANA
15 6 (0.61%) Big Data
15 6 (0.61%) Blockchain
15 6 (0.61%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 22 (2.24%) JIRA
2 7 (0.71%) Visual Studio
3 6 (0.61%) Subversion
4 5 (0.51%) Toad
5 4 (0.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (0.41%) Bitbucket
5 4 (0.41%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.41%) Maven
5 4 (0.41%) Oracle APEX
5 4 (0.41%) PeopleTools
5 4 (0.41%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (0.20%) AccuRev
6 2 (0.20%) Axure RP
6 2 (0.20%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.20%) JDeveloper
6 2 (0.20%) LabVIEW
6 2 (0.20%) Selenium
6 2 (0.20%) SoapUI
6 2 (0.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 328 (33.44%) Finance
2 68 (6.93%) Legal
3 63 (6.42%) Law
4 60 (6.12%) Retail
5 48 (4.89%) Manufacturing
6 34 (3.47%) Advertising
7 32 (3.26%) Banking
8 23 (2.34%) Telecoms
9 17 (1.73%) General Ledger
10 16 (1.63%) Games
11 12 (1.22%) Back Office
11 12 (1.22%) Billing
11 12 (1.22%) Marketing
12 7 (0.71%) Investment Banking
13 6 (0.61%) Front Office
14 3 (0.31%) Automotive
14 3 (0.31%) Local Government
15 2 (0.20%) Publishing
16 1 (0.10%) Aerospace
16 1 (0.10%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (8.56%) .NET
2 50 (5.10%) XML
3 32 (3.26%) Web Services
4 31 (3.16%) HTML
5 15 (1.53%) ASP.NET
6 14 (1.43%) CSS
7 13 (1.33%) Middleware
8 12 (1.22%) SOAP
8 12 (1.22%) XBRL
9 11 (1.12%) JSON
9 11 (1.12%) REST
10 7 (0.71%) J2EE
11 6 (0.61%) AngularJS
11 6 (0.61%) FIX Protocol
11 6 (0.61%) Mason
11 6 (0.61%) Oracle Fusion
11 6 (0.61%) Spring
12 5 (0.51%) Hibernate
12 5 (0.51%) HTML5
12 5 (0.51%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 146 (14.88%) Analytical Skills
2 97 (9.89%) Management Information System
3 47 (4.79%) Computer Science
4 28 (2.85%) User Experience
5 25 (2.55%) Self-Motivation
6 13 (1.33%) Fintech
6 13 (1.33%) Hedge funds
7 12 (1.22%) EPoS
7 12 (1.22%) Taxonomies
8 11 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (1.02%) FMCG
10 9 (0.92%) Clustering
10 9 (0.92%) Reinsurance
11 8 (0.82%) Data Structures
11 8 (0.82%) Driving Licence
11 8 (0.82%) Greenfield Project
12 7 (0.71%) Client/Server
12 7 (0.71%) Data Centre
12 7 (0.71%) Fixed Income
13 6 (0.61%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 96 (9.79%) Windows
2 42 (4.28%) Windows Server
3 36 (3.67%) Linux
4 28 (2.85%) Unix
5 25 (2.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (2.34%) Windows 7
7 18 (1.83%) Windows 10
8 17 (1.73%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (0.92%) Android
10 7 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (0.51%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.41%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.41%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.31%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.31%) zOS
14 2 (0.20%) HPUX
14 2 (0.20%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.20%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.20%) Solaris
14 2 (0.20%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (15.09%) Problem-Solving
3 138 (14.07%) Systems Analysis
4 129 (13.15%) Business Analysis
5 113 (11.52%) ERP
6 91 (9.28%) Stakeholder Management
7 89 (9.07%) CRM
8 85 (8.66%) SDLC
9 84 (8.56%) Project Management
10 79 (8.05%) Business Intelligence
10 79 (8.05%) User Acceptance Testing
11 72 (7.34%) ITIL
12 65 (6.63%) UML
13 63 (6.42%) User Stories
14 59 (6.01%) Workflow
15 55 (5.61%) BPMN
16 54 (5.50%) Waterfall
17 52 (5.30%) Scrum
18 48 (4.89%) Translating Business Requirements
18 48 (4.89%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 403 (41.08%) SQL
2 61 (6.22%) C#
3 40 (4.08%) T-SQL
4 38 (3.87%) Java
5 33 (3.36%) VB
6 27 (2.75%) PL/SQL
6 27 (2.75%) VBA
7 26 (2.65%) JavaScript
8 16 (1.63%) C
9 14 (1.43%) Shell Script
10 13 (1.33%) PHP
11 12 (1.22%) Python
12 11 (1.12%) VB.NET
13 9 (0.92%) C++
14 7 (0.71%) PowerShell
15 5 (0.51%) ANSI SQL
15 5 (0.51%) Ruby
16 4 (0.41%) MATLAB
16 4 (0.41%) PeopleCode
17 3 (0.31%) R
Qualifications
1 125 (12.74%) Degree
2 38 (3.87%) ISEB
3 15 (1.53%) Computer Science Degree
4 11 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (0.71%) ACCA
6 6 (0.61%) CIMA
6 6 (0.61%) IIBA
6 6 (0.61%) MCSE
6 6 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (0.61%) Postgraduate
7 5 (0.51%) Security Cleared
8 4 (0.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (0.31%) CFA
9 3 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.31%) DBS Check
9 3 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.20%) CCNA
10 2 (0.20%) ICAEW
10 2 (0.20%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.20%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.14%) SLA
2 19 (1.94%) Data Quality
3 18 (1.83%) QA
4 16 (1.63%) GDPR
5 12 (1.22%) Solvency II
6 8 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.31%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.31%) PMO
8 1 (0.10%) IFRS
8 1 (0.10%) IFRS 9
8 1 (0.10%) MiFID
System Software
1 44 (4.49%) Active Directory
2 36 (3.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (2.04%) Hyper-V
4 19 (1.94%) XenApp
5 13 (1.33%) XenDesktop
6 8 (0.82%) XenServer
7 7 (0.71%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (0.41%) Firmware
9 2 (0.20%) Cronacle
9 2 (0.20%) Terminal Server
9 2 (0.20%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (2.04%) SCCM
2 10 (1.02%) SCOM
3 9 (0.92%) ServiceCenter
4 8 (0.82%) Backup Exec
4 8 (0.82%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 5 (0.51%) SolarWinds Orion
6 3 (0.31%) HP ALM
7 2 (0.20%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.10%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.10%) vRealize
Vendors
1 200 (20.39%) Microsoft
2 101 (10.30%) Oracle
3 75 (7.65%) SAP
4 39 (3.98%) Aderant
4 39 (3.98%) VMware
5 34 (3.47%) Salesforce.com
6 24 (2.45%) Sage
7 20 (2.04%) Citrix
8 18 (1.83%) Epicor
8 18 (1.83%) IFS
9 16 (1.63%) HP
10 15 (1.53%) Cisco
11 14 (1.43%) JD Edwards
12 13 (1.33%) Tableau
13 11 (1.12%) Infor
13 11 (1.12%) Veeam
14 10 (1.02%) Huawei
14 10 (1.02%) Northgate
14 10 (1.02%) PeopleSoft
14 10 (1.02%) Sybase