Period
to 18 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Business Systems Analyst was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 644 697 605
Rank change year-on-year +53 -92 -74
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Systems Analyst 174 163 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.25% 0.22% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.23% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 149 154 289
London median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +14.29% -1.87%
10th Percentile £35,000 £42,500 £39,768
90th Percentile £70,900 £68,750 £75,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 66,544 70,456 77,772
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.54% 94.99% 96.16%
Number of salaries quoted 53,993 55,919 67,608
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £86,250
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 18 August 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 18 August 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 -31 63 £62,500 - 4
West London +36 11 £67,500 +17.39% 5
South London -9 8 £50,000 -4.76% 1
North London +10 6 £45,000 -21.74%
East London -1 5 £62,500 +38.89%
Business Systems Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 75 (43.10%) SQL
1 75 (43.10%) Business Analysis
2 63 (36.21%) Finance
3 39 (22.41%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (21.84%) Microsoft
5 32 (18.39%) Project Management
5 32 (18.39%) Analytical Skills
6 29 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 26 (14.94%) Retail
8 25 (14.37%) System Testing
9 23 (13.22%) Use Case
10 22 (12.64%) Degree
10 22 (12.64%) Problem-Solving
11 21 (12.07%) Software Engineering
11 21 (12.07%) Front Office
11 21 (12.07%) SQL Server
11 21 (12.07%) Microsoft Excel
12 20 (11.49%) Service Delivery
13 18 (10.34%) Dynamics NAV
14 17 (9.77%) Systems Analysis
14 17 (9.77%) Management Information System
14 17 (9.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 16 (9.20%) UML
16 15 (8.62%) C
16 15 (8.62%) SDLC
17 14 (8.05%) Waterfall
18 13 (7.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
18 13 (7.47%) ETL
19 12 (6.90%) T-SQL
20 11 (6.32%) Data Management

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 (2.30%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (1.72%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.15%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 21 (12.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (7.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.72%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (1.15%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (1.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (10.34%) Dynamics NAV
2 9 (5.17%) PeopleSoft HCM
3 3 (1.72%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.72%) NetSuite
4 2 (1.15%) Maximo
4 2 (1.15%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.57%) Bloomberg AIM
5 1 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.57%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.57%) Orchestrade
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.72%) Dynamics 365
1 3 (1.72%) Office 365
2 2 (1.15%) MailChimp
2 2 (1.15%) SurveyMonkey
3 1 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.57%) FIX Connectivity
1 1 (0.57%) LAN
1 1 (0.57%) WAN
1 1 (0.57%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.07%) SQL Server
2 17 (9.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (3.45%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.87%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.30%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (1.72%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (1.72%) Power BI
6 3 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.15%) Big Data
7 2 (1.15%) Blockchain
7 2 (1.15%) Data Mart
7 2 (1.15%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.15%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.15%) OLAP
7 2 (1.15%) Oracle OLAP
7 2 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.57%) Cosmos DB
8 1 (0.57%) EDMS
8 1 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (2.87%) JIRA
2 2 (1.15%) Eclipse
2 2 (1.15%) Toad
General
1 63 (36.21%) Finance
2 26 (14.94%) Retail
3 21 (12.07%) Front Office
4 9 (5.17%) Legal
5 7 (4.02%) Banking
6 6 (3.45%) Back Office
6 6 (3.45%) Local Government
7 4 (2.30%) Advertising
7 4 (2.30%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.72%) French Language
8 3 (1.72%) Marketing
9 2 (1.15%) Billing
9 2 (1.15%) Publishing
10 1 (0.57%) Electronics
10 1 (0.57%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.57%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.57%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.15%) .NET
1 2 (1.15%) FIX Protocol
1 2 (1.15%) Kafka
2 1 (0.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (18.39%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (9.77%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (3.45%) State Machine
4 5 (2.87%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.87%) Fintech
4 5 (2.87%) Fixed Income
4 5 (2.87%) Learning Management System
5 4 (2.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (2.30%) Swaptions
6 3 (1.72%) Derivative
7 2 (1.15%) Analytical Mindset
7 2 (1.15%) CMDB
7 2 (1.15%) EPoS
7 2 (1.15%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.15%) Reinsurance
7 2 (1.15%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.57%) Equities
8 1 (0.57%) OTC Derivatives
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (43.10%) Business Analysis
2 39 (22.41%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (18.39%) Project Management
4 29 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 25 (14.37%) System Testing
6 23 (13.22%) Use Case
7 22 (12.64%) Problem-Solving
8 21 (12.07%) Software Engineering
9 20 (11.49%) Service Delivery
10 17 (9.77%) Systems Analysis
11 16 (9.20%) UML
12 15 (8.62%) SDLC
13 14 (8.05%) Waterfall
14 13 (7.47%) ETL
15 11 (6.32%) Business Intelligence
15 11 (6.32%) Data Management
16 10 (5.75%) Analytical Thinking
16 10 (5.75%) Change Management
16 10 (5.75%) Data Modelling
16 10 (5.75%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 75 (43.10%) SQL
2 15 (8.62%) C
3 12 (6.90%) T-SQL
4 6 (3.45%) C#
4 6 (3.45%) PL/SQL
5 4 (2.30%) VBA
6 3 (1.72%) Python
7 1 (0.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 22 (12.64%) Degree
2 5 (2.87%) ISEB
3 4 (2.30%) CFA
4 3 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.57%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.57%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.60%) GDPR
2 5 (2.87%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.87%) QA
3 4 (2.30%) MiFID
3 4 (2.30%) SLA
4 3 (1.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.57%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.57%) EMIR
5 1 (0.57%) GxP
5 1 (0.57%) PMO
Vendors
1 38 (21.84%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.32%) SAP
3 9 (5.17%) PeopleSoft
3 9 (5.17%) Workday
4 8 (4.60%) Oracle
5 4 (2.30%) Tableau
6 3 (1.72%) Bloomberg
6 3 (1.72%) JD Edwards
7 2 (1.15%) Epicor
7 2 (1.15%) Google
7 2 (1.15%) Okta
7 2 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.57%) Calypso
8 1 (0.57%) Capita
8 1 (0.57%) Fidessa
8 1 (0.57%) IFS
8 1 (0.57%) Murex