Period
to 25 May 2020

The median annual salary for a Business Systems Analyst was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 25 May 2020.

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
6 months to
25 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 704 815 719
Rank change year-on-year +111 -96 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Systems Analyst 198 293 521
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.20% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.21% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 155 279 435
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -5.26%
10th Percentile £32,000 £35,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £44,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.49% -1.11% +4.65%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 87,830 139,330 167,619
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.24% 96.02% 96.38%
Number of salaries quoted 70,479 110,697 136,265
Median annual salary £52,600 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.20% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,375 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Business Systems Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Systems Analyst in the UK

Business Systems Analyst
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Business Systems Analyst.

Salary trend for Business Systems Analyst in the UK

Business Systems Analyst
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Business Systems Analyst over the 6 months to 25 May 2020.

Salary histogram for Business Systems Analyst in the UK

Business Systems Analyst
Top 15 Job Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 25 May 2020. 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
England +105 186 £50,000 +5.26% 8
UK excluding London +107 117 £42,500 -4.49% 8
London +99 74 £55,000 +10.00%
South East +88 42 £42,500 -5.56% 2
North of England +106 41 £55,000 +25.71% 3
North West +71 18 £55,000 +22.22% 3
North East +31 18 £47,500 +15.15%
Midlands +88 13 £42,500 +6.25% 1
South West +67 13 £32,000 -24.71% 2
East Midlands +39 11 £42,500 +0.59%
Yorkshire +82 5 £41,500 +2.47%
Scotland +64 5 £37,500 -20.21%
Work from Home +33 5 £60,000 +53.85%
East of England +61 3 £36,000 -34.55%
West Midlands +70 2 £33,000 -17.50% 1

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

For the 6 months to 25 May 2020, 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 featuring Business Systems Analyst in the job title.

1 95 (47.98%) SQL
2 82 (41.41%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (36.36%) Business Analysis
4 64 (32.32%) Finance
5 52 (26.26%) Project Management
6 43 (21.72%) Analytical Skills
6 43 (21.72%) SDLC
7 30 (15.15%) Management Information System
8 29 (14.65%) Problem-Solving
8 29 (14.65%) Requirements Gathering
9 26 (13.13%) Data Warehouse
9 26 (13.13%) Degree
9 26 (13.13%) User Acceptance Testing
10 24 (12.12%) ERP
11 23 (11.62%) Business Intelligence
12 22 (11.11%) Retail
12 22 (11.11%) QA
12 22 (11.11%) User Experience
13 21 (10.61%) User Stories
13 21 (10.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 21 (10.61%) Stakeholder Management
14 20 (10.10%) Change Management
14 20 (10.10%) Information Management
14 20 (10.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 19 (9.60%) Scrum
15 19 (9.60%) Microsoft
15 19 (9.60%) Oracle
16 18 (9.09%) Business Process Analysis
17 17 (8.59%) Relational Database
18 16 (8.08%) SQL Server

Business Systems Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 7 (3.54%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.53%) SAS
3 2 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.51%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (6.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (5.05%) MS Visio
3 6 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (1.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.51%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 6 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (3.03%) SAP S/4HANA
2 4 (2.02%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.52%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (1.01%) Maximo
4 2 (1.01%) NetSuite
4 2 (1.01%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.51%) BPCS
5 1 (0.51%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.51%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.07%) Power Platform
2 7 (3.54%) Azure
2 7 (3.54%) Dynamics 365
3 5 (2.53%) SaaS
4 3 (1.52%) iPaaS
5 2 (1.01%) AWS
5 2 (1.01%) Office 365
5 2 (1.01%) Power Automate
5 2 (1.01%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.05%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (13.13%) Data Warehouse
2 21 (10.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (10.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (8.59%) Relational Database
5 16 (8.08%) SQL Server
6 14 (7.07%) Power BI
7 6 (3.03%) RDBMS
8 4 (2.02%) Big Data
9 3 (1.52%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (1.52%) Blockchain
9 3 (1.52%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.51%) Informix
11 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.51%) Qlik Sense
11 1 (0.51%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 6 (3.03%) JIRA
2 1 (0.51%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.51%) SoapUI
General
1 64 (32.32%) Finance
2 22 (11.11%) Retail
3 6 (3.03%) Law
3 6 (3.03%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.53%) Billing
5 4 (2.02%) General Ledger
5 4 (2.02%) Legal
6 3 (1.52%) Back Office
7 2 (1.01%) Banking
7 2 (1.01%) Marketing
7 2 (1.01%) Public Sector
8 1 (0.51%) Advertising
8 1 (0.51%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.56%) XML
2 8 (4.04%) Web Services
3 5 (2.53%) JSON
4 4 (2.02%) XSLT
5 3 (1.52%) Middleware
6 2 (1.01%) .NET
7 1 (0.51%) EDI
7 1 (0.51%) ODBC
7 1 (0.51%) SOAP
7 1 (0.51%) Velocity
7 1 (0.51%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 43 (21.72%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (15.15%) Management Information System
3 22 (11.11%) User Experience
4 9 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (2.53%) Driving Licence
5 5 (2.53%) Reinsurance
6 4 (2.02%) Analytical Mindset
7 2 (1.01%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.01%) EPoS
7 2 (1.01%) FMCG
7 2 (1.01%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.51%) AS400
8 1 (0.51%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.51%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.51%) iSeries
8 1 (0.51%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.51%) PMI
8 1 (0.51%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.03%) Windows
2 2 (1.01%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (41.41%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (36.36%) Business Analysis
3 52 (26.26%) Project Management
4 43 (21.72%) SDLC
5 29 (14.65%) Problem-Solving
5 29 (14.65%) Requirements Gathering
6 26 (13.13%) User Acceptance Testing
7 24 (12.12%) ERP
8 23 (11.62%) Business Intelligence
9 21 (10.61%) Stakeholder Management
9 21 (10.61%) User Stories
10 20 (10.10%) Change Management
10 20 (10.10%) Information Management
11 19 (9.60%) Scrum
12 18 (9.09%) Business Process Analysis
13 16 (8.08%) Data Modelling
14 13 (6.57%) CRM
14 13 (6.57%) Data Analysis
14 13 (6.57%) E-Commerce
15 12 (6.06%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 95 (47.98%) SQL
2 9 (4.55%) T-SQL
3 5 (2.53%) Java
4 4 (2.02%) C
5 3 (1.52%) VB
6 2 (1.01%) C#
6 2 (1.01%) Python
7 1 (0.51%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.51%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.51%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (13.13%) Degree
2 6 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (2.53%) PMI Certification
4 4 (2.02%) ISEB
4 4 (2.02%) PMP
5 2 (1.01%) IIBA
6 1 (0.51%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.51%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (11.11%) QA
2 6 (3.03%) SLA
3 5 (2.53%) PMO
3 5 (2.53%) Solvency II
4 3 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.01%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (1.01%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 19 (9.60%) Microsoft
1 19 (9.60%) Oracle
2 11 (5.56%) SAP
3 9 (4.55%) Guidewire
4 8 (4.04%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.01%) IBM
5 2 (1.01%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.51%) Aderant
6 1 (0.51%) Adobe
6 1 (0.51%) Cognos
6 1 (0.51%) Concur
6 1 (0.51%) DocuSign
6 1 (0.51%) IFS
6 1 (0.51%) Intapp
6 1 (0.51%) QAD
6 1 (0.51%) Sage
6 1 (0.51%) Tableau
6 1 (0.51%) Workday