Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Business Systems Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 722 699 568
Rank change year-on-year -23 -131 -51
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Systems Analyst 495 605 1007
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.32% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.33% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 392 529 969
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £75,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -5.88%

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 172559 183130 209788
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.79% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138476 153185 174290
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

Business Systems Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Systems Analyst in the UK

Business Systems Analyst
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Business Systems Analyst in the UK

Business Systems Analyst
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Systems Analyst over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Business Systems Analyst in the UK

Business Systems Analyst
Top 18 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 23 November 2017. 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 -47 464 £45,000 -3.23% 31
UK excluding London +42 363 £44,000 +3.53% 27
South East +95 134 £45,000 -1.64% 8
London -102 130 £60,000 +20.00% 6
North of England -1 93 £42,500 +12.58% 11
Midlands +1 48 £40,000 -3.61% 3
North West -5 47 £37,000 +3.50% 6
Yorkshire +2 40 £45,000 +8.43% 2
West Midlands +19 39 £40,000 -5.33% 3
East of England -14 30 £45,000 -10.00% 2
South West -1 29 £39,000 +4.00% 1
Scotland -6 18 £47,500 +25.00% 2
East Midlands +5 9 £40,000 -
Wales +12 6 £50,000 +36.99%
North East - 6 £52,500 - 3
Channel Islands +3 2 £52,500 +28.05%
Northern Ireland -22 2 £53,750 +95.45%
Isle of Man - 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Business Systems Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Business Systems Analyst in the job title.

1 158 (31.92%) Finance
2 144 (29.09%) SQL
3 140 (28.28%) Agile Software Development
4 118 (23.84%) Business Analysis
5 87 (17.58%) Stakeholder Management
5 87 (17.58%) SDLC
6 76 (15.35%) Systems Analysis
6 76 (15.35%) Microsoft
7 71 (14.34%) Analytical Skills
8 66 (13.33%) Project Management
9 60 (12.12%) ERP
10 59 (11.92%) Manufacturing
11 50 (10.10%) User Acceptance Testing
12 49 (9.90%) SQL Server
13 46 (9.29%) SAP
14 42 (8.48%) CRM
15 41 (8.28%) Degree
16 40 (8.08%) Process Improvement
17 39 (7.88%) ITIL
18 38 (7.68%) Oracle
18 38 (7.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 37 (7.47%) User Stories
20 36 (7.27%) QA
21 35 (7.07%) Scrum
21 35 (7.07%) IT Strategy
22 33 (6.67%) SLA
23 32 (6.46%) XML
23 32 (6.46%) Translating Business Requirements
24 31 (6.26%) .NET
24 31 (6.26%) Management Information System

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 24 (4.85%) SharePoint
2 13 (2.63%) Confluence
3 10 (2.02%) CMS
4 2 (0.40%) K2 blackpearl
4 2 (0.40%) SAS
4 2 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.20%) IIS
Applications
1 29 (5.86%) MS Visio
2 22 (4.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (3.64%) Microsoft Office
4 16 (3.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 29 (5.86%) SAP MM
2 28 (5.66%) SAP MII
2 28 (5.66%) SAP PP
2 28 (5.66%) SAP PP-PI
3 9 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (1.82%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (1.41%) Oracle EBS R12
5 6 (1.21%) Oracle TCA
6 5 (1.01%) Oracle ERP
7 4 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.81%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.61%) Dynamics GP
8 3 (0.61%) Eagle PACE
8 3 (0.61%) Endur
8 3 (0.61%) Findur
9 2 (0.40%) Aareon QL
9 2 (0.40%) Hyperion Planning
9 2 (0.40%) Magento
9 2 (0.40%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 2 (0.40%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.63%) SaaS
2 11 (2.22%) Office 365
3 3 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.40%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (0.40%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.01%) Internet
2 3 (0.61%) SMS
3 2 (0.40%) ATM
3 2 (0.40%) Network Security
3 2 (0.40%) Unified Communications
3 2 (0.40%) VoIP
4 1 (0.20%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (9.90%) SQL Server
2 38 (7.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 24 (4.85%) Data Warehouse
4 19 (3.84%) Crystal Reports
5 16 (3.23%) NoSQL
5 16 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
6 15 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (2.83%) MongoDB
8 11 (2.22%) Big Data
9 8 (1.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (1.01%) Power BI
11 4 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (0.61%) QlikView
12 3 (0.61%) Relational Database
13 2 (0.40%) DataStage
13 2 (0.40%) IBM InfoSphere
13 2 (0.40%) Oracle Exadata
13 2 (0.40%) QualityStage
13 2 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (3.43%) JIRA
2 14 (2.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.61%) InstallShield
4 2 (0.40%) Git (software)
General
1 158 (31.92%) Finance
2 59 (11.92%) Manufacturing
3 24 (4.85%) Retail
4 16 (3.23%) Banking
5 15 (3.03%) Law
6 12 (2.42%) Marketing
7 11 (2.22%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.62%) Legal
9 7 (1.41%) Publishing
10 6 (1.21%) Retail Banking
11 5 (1.01%) Advertising
11 5 (1.01%) Back Office
11 5 (1.01%) Electronics
11 5 (1.01%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.81%) Military
13 3 (0.61%) Front Office
14 1 (0.20%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (6.46%) XML
2 31 (6.26%) .NET
3 28 (5.66%) SAPUI5
4 14 (2.83%) XSD
4 14 (2.83%) XSL
5 10 (2.02%) Web Services
6 5 (1.01%) HTML
7 4 (0.81%) REST
8 3 (0.61%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.61%) Software Packaging
8 3 (0.61%) XML Messaging
9 2 (0.40%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.40%) FIX Protocol
9 2 (0.40%) jQuery
9 2 (0.40%) JSON
10 1 (0.20%) JSP
10 1 (0.20%) Oracle Fusion
10 1 (0.20%) SOAP
10 1 (0.20%) WCF
10 1 (0.20%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 71 (14.34%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (6.26%) Management Information System
3 11 (2.22%) PMI
4 9 (1.82%) Mainframe
5 8 (1.62%) FMCG
6 7 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.21%) NHS
8 4 (0.81%) Client/Server
8 4 (0.81%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (0.61%) CMDB
9 3 (0.61%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.61%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.61%) EPoS
9 3 (0.61%) Reinsurance
9 3 (0.61%) User Experience
9 3 (0.61%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.40%) Mobile Banking
11 1 (0.20%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.20%) Equities
11 1 (0.20%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 21 (4.24%) Windows
2 10 (2.02%) Android
3 8 (1.62%) Unix
4 5 (1.01%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.81%) Windows Vista
6 2 (0.40%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.40%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.20%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.20%) HPUX
7 1 (0.20%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (28.28%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (23.84%) Business Analysis
3 87 (17.58%) SDLC
3 87 (17.58%) Stakeholder Management
4 76 (15.35%) Systems Analysis
5 66 (13.33%) Project Management
6 60 (12.12%) ERP
7 50 (10.10%) User Acceptance Testing
8 42 (8.48%) CRM
9 40 (8.08%) Process Improvement
10 39 (7.88%) ITIL
11 37 (7.47%) User Stories
12 35 (7.07%) IT Strategy
12 35 (7.07%) Scrum
13 32 (6.46%) Translating Business Requirements
14 31 (6.26%) Data Analysis
15 30 (6.06%) Record to Report
15 30 (6.06%) Use Case
16 29 (5.86%) Business Intelligence
16 29 (5.86%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 144 (29.09%) SQL
2 26 (5.25%) Java
3 22 (4.44%) T-SQL
4 18 (3.64%) C#
5 12 (2.42%) VB
6 9 (1.82%) JavaScript
6 9 (1.82%) PL/SQL
7 6 (1.21%) VBA
8 4 (0.81%) C
8 4 (0.81%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.20%) Python
9 1 (0.20%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 41 (8.28%) Degree
2 13 (2.63%) ISEB
3 11 (2.22%) PMI Certification
4 10 (2.02%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (1.62%) Security Cleared
6 7 (1.41%) SC Cleared
7 6 (1.21%) IIBA
8 5 (1.01%) MCDBA
8 5 (1.01%) MCITP
8 5 (1.01%) MCSE
8 5 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.81%) CBAP
10 2 (0.40%) Computer Science Degree
11 1 (0.20%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (7.27%) QA
2 33 (6.67%) SLA
3 10 (2.02%) GDPR
4 2 (0.40%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.40%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.40%) PMO
5 1 (0.20%) MiFID
System Software
1 4 (0.81%) Active Directory
1 4 (0.81%) XenApp
2 1 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (1.41%) SCCM
2 4 (0.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.20%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.20%) Nagios
Vendors
1 76 (15.35%) Microsoft
2 46 (9.29%) SAP
3 38 (7.68%) Oracle
4 15 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
5 10 (2.02%) Cognos
6 6 (1.21%) Tableau
7 4 (0.81%) Citrix
7 4 (0.81%) Hyperion
7 4 (0.81%) Symantec
7 4 (0.81%) Xerox
8 3 (0.61%) Avaya
8 3 (0.61%) Charles River
8 3 (0.61%) IBM
8 3 (0.61%) Northgate
8 3 (0.61%) OpenLink
8 3 (0.61%) Workday
9 2 (0.40%) Castleton
9 2 (0.40%) IFS
9 2 (0.40%) iManage
9 2 (0.40%) Marketo