Period
to 26 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Problem Analyst was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

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

Problem Analyst
UK
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1155 1216 1285
Rank change year-on-year +61 +69 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Problem Analyst 22 58 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.012% 0.029% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.030% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 23 47 30
UK median annual salary £27,500 £27,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.85% -22.86% +25.00%
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,400 £26,100
90th Percentile £42,500 £38,900 £52,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £27,500 £27,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +1.85% -10.00% +11.63%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 170529 194747 213359
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.98% 96.49% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 138650 163674 174935
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Problem Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Problem Analyst in the UK

Problem Analyst
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Problem Analyst in the UK

Problem Analyst
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Problem Analyst over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Problem Analyst in the UK

Problem Analyst
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Problem Analyst within the UK over the 6 months to 26 July 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 +33 19 £27,500 +1.85% 1
UK excluding London +54 18 £27,500 +1.85% 1
North of England -4 8 £40,000 +45.45%
North West -28 7 £40,000 +33.33%
Midlands +38 6 £25,000 - 1
East Midlands +34 6 £25,000 - 1
London +56 4 £35,000 +2.26%
Scotland +18 3 £33,000 -
East of England +11 1 £27,500 +1.85%
Yorkshire +3 1 £27,000 -

Problem Analyst Skill Set
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 2017, Problem 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 Problem Analyst in the job title.

1 16 (72.73%) ITIL
2 13 (59.09%) Problem Management
3 10 (45.45%) Service Management
4 8 (36.36%) Finance
5 7 (31.82%) Change Management
5 7 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (27.27%) SQL
7 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
7 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Excel
7 5 (22.73%) ITIL V3
8 4 (18.18%) Data Analysis
8 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
8 4 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (13.64%) Incident Management
10 2 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (9.09%) CMDB
10 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
10 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
10 2 (9.09%) Trend Analysis
11 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
11 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
11 1 (4.55%) SLA
11 1 (4.55%) Windows
11 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
11 1 (4.55%) Java
11 1 (4.55%) Oracle
11 1 (4.55%) Coaching
11 1 (4.55%) QA
11 1 (4.55%) Retail

Problem 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 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (36.36%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) CMDB
3 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) ITIL
2 13 (59.09%) Problem Management
3 10 (45.45%) Service Management
4 7 (31.82%) Change Management
5 5 (22.73%) ITIL V3
6 4 (18.18%) Data Analysis
7 3 (13.64%) Incident Management
8 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
8 2 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
8 2 (9.09%) Trend Analysis
9 1 (4.55%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle