Period
to 21 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Business Systems Analyst was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 21 May 2018.

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

Business System Analyst
England > London
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 660 632 553
Rank change year-on-year -28 -79 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Systems Analyst 169 179 362
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.25% 0.26% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.27% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 142 168 339
London median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% +4.76%
10th Percentile £37,300 £40,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £74,750 £72,500 £73,000
England median annual salary £46,750 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.58% +5.56% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 65,893 65,232 79,332
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.67% 95.80% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 54,029 54,626 68,655
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Business Systems Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Systems Analyst in London

Business Systems Analyst
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Business Systems Analyst in London

Business Systems Analyst
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Systems Analyst in London over the 6 months to 21 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Business Systems Analyst in London

Business Systems Analyst
Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 21 May 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
Central London -21 60 £65,000 +4.00% 7
West London +22 8 £70,000 +115.38% 5
South London -14 5 £35,000 -33.33%
North London +4 4 £36,250 +11.54%
East London - 4 £62,500 -
Business Systems Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 May 2018, Business 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 London region featuring Business Systems Analyst in the job title.

1 87 (51.48%) SQL
2 69 (40.83%) Business Analysis
3 55 (32.54%) Finance
4 50 (29.59%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (26.04%) Microsoft
6 42 (24.85%) Analytical Skills
7 36 (21.30%) Project Management
8 32 (18.93%) Microsoft Excel
8 32 (18.93%) Software Engineering
9 31 (18.34%) Management Information System
9 31 (18.34%) SDLC
10 27 (15.98%) Use Case
10 27 (15.98%) Problem-Solving
11 26 (15.38%) SQL Server
12 24 (14.20%) UML
13 23 (13.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 23 (13.61%) Degree
14 22 (13.02%) Retail
15 21 (12.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 20 (11.83%) Systems Analysis
16 20 (11.83%) System Testing
16 20 (11.83%) Waterfall
17 19 (11.24%) Stakeholder Management
18 18 (10.65%) Analytical Thinking
19 17 (10.06%) Service Delivery
19 17 (10.06%) ISEB
19 17 (10.06%) Data Integration
19 17 (10.06%) Continuous Improvement
20 16 (9.47%) BPMN
20 16 (9.47%) Data Extraction

Business Systems Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 4 (2.37%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (2.37%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.78%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.59%) Confluence
3 1 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.59%) IIS
Applications
1 32 (18.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (13.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 11 (6.51%) MS Visio
4 8 (4.73%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 14 (8.28%) Dynamics NAV
2 8 (4.73%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (3.55%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 5 (2.96%) Northgate Housing
5 4 (2.37%) Elite 3E
6 3 (1.78%) NetSuite
7 2 (1.18%) iTrent
7 2 (1.18%) Maximo
8 1 (0.59%) Bloomberg AIM
8 1 (0.59%) Carpe Diem
8 1 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.59%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.59%) Orchestrade
8 1 (0.59%) PeopleSoft Financials
8 1 (0.59%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.78%) MailChimp
1 3 (1.78%) Office 365
1 3 (1.78%) SurveyMonkey
2 2 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.59%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.59%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 21 (12.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (2.96%) Blockchain
4 4 (2.37%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (2.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.78%) Power BI
6 2 (1.18%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.59%) Cosmos DB
7 1 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (2.96%) JIRA
1 5 (2.96%) Toad
2 2 (1.18%) Eclipse
General
1 55 (32.54%) Finance
2 22 (13.02%) Retail
3 13 (7.69%) Front Office
3 13 (7.69%) Legal
4 6 (3.55%) Back Office
5 4 (2.37%) General Ledger
5 4 (2.37%) Local Government
6 3 (1.78%) Banking
7 2 (1.18%) Billing
7 2 (1.18%) Law
7 2 (1.18%) Marketing
8 1 (0.59%) French Language
8 1 (0.59%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.59%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.78%) XML
2 2 (1.18%) .NET
2 2 (1.18%) Web Services
3 1 (0.59%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (0.59%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 42 (24.85%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (18.34%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.55%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (3.55%) State Machine
4 5 (2.96%) Fixed Income
4 5 (2.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (2.96%) Reinsurance
4 5 (2.96%) Swaptions
5 4 (2.37%) Fintech
5 4 (2.37%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (1.78%) Derivative
6 3 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.18%) CMDB
7 2 (1.18%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.18%) EPoS
7 2 (1.18%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.18%) NHS
7 2 (1.18%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.59%) Equities
8 1 (0.59%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.59%) VMS
1 1 (0.59%) Windows
1 1 (0.59%) Windows 10
1 1 (0.59%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (40.83%) Business Analysis
2 50 (29.59%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (21.30%) Project Management
4 32 (18.93%) Software Engineering
5 31 (18.34%) SDLC
6 27 (15.98%) Problem-Solving
6 27 (15.98%) Use Case
7 24 (14.20%) UML
8 20 (11.83%) System Testing
8 20 (11.83%) Systems Analysis
8 20 (11.83%) Waterfall
9 19 (11.24%) Stakeholder Management
10 18 (10.65%) Analytical Thinking
11 17 (10.06%) Continuous Improvement
11 17 (10.06%) Data Integration
11 17 (10.06%) Service Delivery
12 16 (9.47%) BPMN
12 16 (9.47%) Data Extraction
12 16 (9.47%) Decision Table
12 16 (9.47%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 87 (51.48%) SQL
2 16 (9.47%) T-SQL
3 14 (8.28%) C
4 10 (5.92%) PL/SQL
5 8 (4.73%) C#
6 4 (2.37%) VBA
7 3 (1.78%) Python
8 2 (1.18%) Java
8 2 (1.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (13.61%) Degree
2 17 (10.06%) ISEB
3 4 (2.37%) CFA
4 2 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.59%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.59%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.59%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.73%) GDPR
2 7 (4.14%) Data Quality
3 4 (2.37%) MiFID
3 4 (2.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.18%) SLA
5 1 (0.59%) EMIR
5 1 (0.59%) PMO
5 1 (0.59%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.18%) XenApp
2 1 (0.59%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 44 (26.04%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.10%) Oracle
3 8 (4.73%) PeopleSoft
3 8 (4.73%) SAP
4 7 (4.14%) Workday
5 6 (3.55%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (2.96%) Northgate
7 4 (2.37%) Aderant
8 3 (1.78%) Bloomberg
8 3 (1.78%) Google
8 3 (1.78%) Okta
9 2 (1.18%) Citrix
9 2 (1.18%) Epicor
9 2 (1.18%) Siebel
9 2 (1.18%) Symantec
10 1 (0.59%) Calypso
10 1 (0.59%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.59%) Murex
10 1 (0.59%) Sage
10 1 (0.59%) Tableau