The median annual salary for a Problem Analyst was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 April 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
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 850 948 957
Rank change year-on-year +98 +9  
Permanent jobs requiring a Problem Analyst 14 19 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.018% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.019% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 13 16 24
Median salary £27,500 £27,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.85% -22.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,400 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £26,750 £27,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -0.92% -16.92%  

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 82581 100487 108682
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.27% 96.36% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 68542 84332 88722
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Problem Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Problem Analyst in the job title.

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
Top 17 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 3 months to 24 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +84 11 £26,000 -3.70%
Nottingham +17 6 £25,000 -
Nottinghamshire +8 6 £25,000 -
East Midlands +8 6 £25,000 -
London +53 3 £35,000 -21.54%
Edinburgh +12 3 £33,000 -
Scotland +12 3 £33,000 -
Bromley - 2 £35,000 -
West Yorkshire +21 1 £32,000 +18.51%
Yorkshire +21 1 £32,000 +18.51%
Leeds +20 1 £32,000 +18.51%
East of England +9 1 £27,500 +7.84%
Cambridgeshire - 1 £27,500 -
Croydon - 1 £25,000 -
Cambridge - 1 £27,500 -
Huntingdon - 1 £27,500 -
Peterborough - 1 £27,500 -

Problem Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 20 (62.50%) ITIL
2 19 (59.38%) Problem Management
3 11 (34.38%) SQL
4 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
4 10 (31.25%) Service Management
5 9 (28.13%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Excel
6 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
7 6 (18.75%) Finance
7 6 (18.75%) Incident Management
8 4 (12.50%) Trend Analysis
8 4 (12.50%) ITIL V3
8 4 (12.50%) Data Analysis
9 3 (9.38%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (9.38%) QA
9 3 (9.38%) Line Management
9 3 (9.38%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (9.38%) Configuration Management
9 3 (9.38%) C#
9 3 (9.38%) Java
9 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
9 3 (9.38%) SLA
10 2 (6.25%) Toad
10 2 (6.25%) CRM
10 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL
10 2 (6.25%) .NET
10 2 (6.25%) SQLPlus
10 2 (6.25%) Replication
10 2 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery

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 3 (9.38%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (9.38%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) SQLPlus
3 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Toad
General
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Replication
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
1 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
1 1 (3.13%) Windows Vista
1 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (62.50%) ITIL
2 19 (59.38%) Problem Management
3 10 (31.25%) Service Management
4 6 (18.75%) Incident Management
5 4 (12.50%) Data Analysis
5 4 (12.50%) ITIL V3
5 4 (12.50%) Trend Analysis
6 3 (9.38%) Configuration Management
6 3 (9.38%) Line Management
7 2 (6.25%) CRM
7 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
8 1 (3.13%) Business Continuity
8 1 (3.13%) Coaching
8 1 (3.13%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (3.13%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 11 (34.38%) SQL
2 3 (9.38%) C#
2 3 (9.38%) Java
3 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) QA
1 3 (9.38%) SLA
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.13%) Dell
2 1 (3.13%) Tableau