Period
to 20 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Problem Analyst was £31,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1136 1131 1249
Rank change year-on-year -5 +118 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Problem Analyst 27 49 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.028% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.029% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 23 43 29
UK median annual salary £31,500 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -14.29% +27.27%
10th Percentile £26,900 £24,400 £25,850
90th Percentile £58,750 £37,450 £45,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £30,000 £27,000 £29,875
% change year-on-year +11.11% -9.62% +14.90%

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 166,327 170,795 201,526
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.08% 96.47% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 135,125 142,189 168,498
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,325
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

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 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Problem Analyst in the UK

Problem Analyst
Top 11 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 20 January 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
England -2 24 £31,500 +10.53% 1
UK excluding London +4 23 £30,000 +11.11% 2
South East +32 6 £28,500 -6.56%
East of England +1 6 £29,000 +7.41%
Yorkshire +18 5 £30,000 +1.69%
North of England +4 5 £30,000 -1.64% 1
London -7 4 £57,500 +68.00%
Scotland -36 3 £32,000 -1.16% 1
South West - 2 £37,500 -
East Midlands +25 1 £31,500 +26.00%
Midlands +18 1 £31,500 +26.00%

Problem Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 25 (92.59%) ITIL
2 20 (74.07%) Problem Management
3 10 (37.04%) Service Management
4 9 (33.33%) Change Management
4 9 (33.33%) Finance
5 8 (29.63%) Incident Management
6 6 (22.22%) ITIL V3
6 6 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (18.52%) .NET
7 5 (18.52%) C#
7 5 (18.52%) Java
7 5 (18.52%) SQL
7 5 (18.52%) SharePoint
7 5 (18.52%) Trend Analysis
8 4 (14.81%) SLA
8 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
8 4 (14.81%) ITSM
9 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
9 3 (11.11%) DevOps
10 2 (7.41%) Service Desk Management
10 2 (7.41%) Dynamics CRM
10 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 2 (7.41%) QA
10 2 (7.41%) Replication
10 2 (7.41%) CRM
10 2 (7.41%) Toad
10 2 (7.41%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (7.41%) SQLPlus

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 5 (18.52%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.41%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.70%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) LAN
1 1 (3.70%) Skype
1 1 (3.70%) SMS
1 1 (3.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Toad
General
1 9 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
2 1 (3.70%) Retail Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (92.59%) ITIL
2 20 (74.07%) Problem Management
3 10 (37.04%) Service Management
4 9 (33.33%) Change Management
5 8 (29.63%) Incident Management
6 6 (22.22%) ITIL V3
6 6 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (18.52%) Trend Analysis
8 4 (14.81%) ITSM
9 3 (11.11%) DevOps
9 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
10 2 (7.41%) CRM
10 2 (7.41%) Service Desk Management
11 1 (3.70%) IT Audit
11 1 (3.70%) People Management
11 1 (3.70%) Proactive Management
11 1 (3.70%) Process Management
11 1 (3.70%) Risk Analysis
11 1 (3.70%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) C#
1 5 (18.52%) Java
1 5 (18.52%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) PL/SQL
2 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
1 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (3.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) SLA
2 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (7.41%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft