The median annual salary for a Systems Accountant was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

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

System Accountant
UK
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 817 901 971
Rank change year-on-year +84 +70  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Accountant 48 49 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.056% 0.047% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.049% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 47 49 14
Median salary £50,000 £49,750 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.50% +50.75%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £40,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% +21.21%  

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 82827 99939 106877
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.29% 96.32% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 68817 83912 87121
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%  

Systems Accountant
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Systems Accountant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Systems Accountant in the UK

Systems Accountant
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Systems Accountant in the UK

Systems Accountant
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Accountant over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Systems Accountant in the UK

Systems Accountant
Top 20 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Accountant within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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 +93 47 £50,000 -2.91% 9
London +61 17 £60,000 - 4
South East +69 13 £52,500 +23.52% 2
East Midlands - 13 £50,000 - 1
Surrey +57 6 £52,500 -25.00% 1
Northamptonshire - 6 £50,000 -
East of England +24 3 £57,500 +35.29%
Cambridge - 3 £57,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £57,500 -
Berkshire +40 2 £48,750 +14.70%
West Sussex - 2 £42,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 £45,000 -
City of London +29 1 - - 1
Scotland +13 1 £38,500 +18.46%
West Midlands - 1 £47,500 -
Leicestershire - 1 £27,500 -
Teddington - 1 £50,000 -
Leicester - 1 £27,500 -
Edinburgh - 1 £38,500 -
Birmingham - 1 £47,500 -

Systems Accountant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 2017, Systems Accountant 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 Systems Accountant in the job title.

1 84 (98.82%) Finance
2 36 (42.35%) SAP
3 29 (34.12%) ERP
4 25 (29.41%) Cognos
4 25 (29.41%) Unit4 Business World
4 25 (29.41%) CIMA
5 23 (27.06%) SAP BPC
6 19 (22.35%) IBM
7 18 (21.18%) SQL
8 17 (20.00%) ACCA
9 16 (18.82%) Cognos Controller
10 15 (17.65%) Microsoft
11 14 (16.47%) JD Edwards
11 14 (16.47%) Oracle
11 14 (16.47%) SAP HANA
12 13 (15.29%) Microsoft Excel
13 12 (14.12%) Cognos TM1
13 12 (14.12%) General Ledger
14 9 (10.59%) Degree
15 8 (9.41%) Legal
16 7 (8.24%) CCAB
16 7 (8.24%) Dynamics AX
16 7 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
17 6 (7.06%) Dynamics NAV
17 6 (7.06%) Stakeholder Management
17 6 (7.06%) OLAP
17 6 (7.06%) Hyperion
18 5 (5.88%) Project Management
18 5 (5.88%) SQL Server
18 5 (5.88%) VBA

Systems Accountant 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:

Applications
1 13 (15.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 25 (29.41%) Unit4 Business World
2 23 (27.06%) SAP BPC
3 16 (18.82%) Cognos Controller
4 12 (14.12%) Cognos TM1
5 7 (8.24%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (7.06%) Dynamics NAV
7 5 (5.88%) HFM
8 4 (4.71%) Hyperion Planning
9 3 (3.53%) Dynamics CRM
10 2 (2.35%) Cognos Planning
11 1 (1.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 1 (1.18%) Dynamics GP
11 1 (1.18%) Khalix
11 1 (1.18%) NetSuite
11 1 (1.18%) Oracle EBS R12
11 1 (1.18%) Oracle Payables
11 1 (1.18%) Oracle Receivables
11 1 (1.18%) Sage 300 ERP
11 1 (1.18%) Sage X3
11 1 (1.18%) SAP Business One
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.71%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.47%) SAP HANA
2 6 (7.06%) OLAP
3 5 (5.88%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.71%) Essbase
4 4 (4.71%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.35%) Oracle Smart View
6 1 (1.18%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.18%) MOLAP
6 1 (1.18%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (1.18%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 84 (98.82%) Finance
2 12 (14.12%) General Ledger
3 8 (9.41%) Legal
4 5 (5.88%) Advertising
5 4 (4.71%) Billing
5 4 (4.71%) Law
6 2 (2.35%) Retail
7 1 (1.18%) Automotive
7 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.18%) COM
1 1 (1.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.71%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.18%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.18%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (34.12%) ERP
2 6 (7.06%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (5.88%) Logistics
3 5 (5.88%) Project Management
3 5 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (4.71%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 4 (4.71%) Business Development
4 4 (4.71%) Change Control
4 4 (4.71%) Practice Management
4 4 (4.71%) Service Delivery
4 4 (4.71%) Software Testing
5 3 (3.53%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (3.53%) Change Management
5 3 (3.53%) Coaching
5 3 (3.53%) CRM
5 3 (3.53%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (3.53%) Migration
6 2 (2.35%) IT Strategy
6 2 (2.35%) People Management
6 2 (2.35%) Planning and Forecasting
Programming Languages
1 18 (21.18%) SQL
2 5 (5.88%) VBA
3 2 (2.35%) C
4 1 (1.18%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (29.41%) CIMA
2 17 (20.00%) ACCA
3 9 (10.59%) Degree
4 7 (8.24%) CCAB
5 1 (1.18%) AAT
5 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.71%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 36 (42.35%) SAP
2 25 (29.41%) Cognos
3 19 (22.35%) IBM
4 15 (17.65%) Microsoft
5 14 (16.47%) JD Edwards
5 14 (16.47%) Oracle
6 6 (7.06%) Hyperion
7 3 (3.53%) CODA
7 3 (3.53%) Infor
8 2 (2.35%) Anaplan
8 2 (2.35%) Sage
9 1 (1.18%) CA
9 1 (1.18%) IFS
9 1 (1.18%) Maconomy
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