Period
to 20 August 2017

The median annual salary for a Systems Accountant was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 August 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
6 months to
20 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1102 1165 1256
Rank change year-on-year +63 +91 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Accountant 75 102 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.043% 0.052% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.054% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 70 100 23
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £32,600
90th Percentile £63,750 £67,500 £64,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +35.71% -17.65%

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 168453 190237 209218
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.89% 96.49% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 136007 160006 172267
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Systems Accountant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 20 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Systems Accountant in the UK

Systems Accountant
Top 9 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 6 months to 20 August 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 +71 74 £50,000 - 3
UK excluding London +51 49 £50,000 +5.26% 2
East Midlands +52 32 £50,000 +2.56%
Midlands +49 32 £50,000 +39.86%
London +31 26 £52,750 +0.48% 1
South East +66 9 £50,000 +5.26% 2
East of England -2 4 £46,250 -2.63%
South West +10 3 - -
Scotland -7 1 £38,500 -18.95%

Systems Accountant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 70 (93.33%) Finance
2 42 (56.00%) Unit4 Business World
2 42 (56.00%) ACCA
2 42 (56.00%) CIMA
3 40 (53.33%) ERP
4 39 (52.00%) Oracle
5 38 (50.67%) SAP
6 34 (45.33%) Cognos
7 33 (44.00%) Cognos Controller
8 31 (41.33%) JD Edwards
8 31 (41.33%) IBM
9 13 (17.33%) Microsoft Excel
10 12 (16.00%) SQL
11 9 (12.00%) SAP BPC
12 8 (10.67%) General Ledger
12 8 (10.67%) NetSuite
12 8 (10.67%) HFM
12 8 (10.67%) Sage
13 7 (9.33%) VBA
14 6 (8.00%) Billing
14 6 (8.00%) E-business
14 6 (8.00%) Oracle EBS
14 6 (8.00%) Practice Management
14 6 (8.00%) Law
14 6 (8.00%) Legal
14 6 (8.00%) Software Testing
15 5 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
15 5 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
15 5 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
15 5 (6.67%) Oracle Financials

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 (17.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 42 (56.00%) Unit4 Business World
2 33 (44.00%) Cognos Controller
3 9 (12.00%) SAP BPC
4 8 (10.67%) HFM
4 8 (10.67%) NetSuite
5 6 (8.00%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (6.67%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (4.00%) Cognos TM1
8 2 (2.67%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (2.67%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (2.67%) Hyperion Planning
8 2 (2.67%) Infor SunSystems
9 1 (1.33%) CODA-Financials
9 1 (1.33%) Dynamics GP
9 1 (1.33%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (1.33%) Oracle Payables
9 1 (1.33%) Oracle Receivables
9 1 (1.33%) Sage 200
9 1 (1.33%) Sage X3
9 1 (1.33%) SAP Business One
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.00%) SAP HANA
3 2 (2.67%) Oracle Smart View
4 1 (1.33%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.33%) Essbase
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server
General
1 70 (93.33%) Finance
2 8 (10.67%) General Ledger
3 6 (8.00%) Billing
3 6 (8.00%) Law
3 6 (8.00%) Legal
4 3 (4.00%) Advertising
4 3 (4.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.33%) Automotive
5 1 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.33%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (53.33%) ERP
2 6 (8.00%) E-business
2 6 (8.00%) Practice Management
2 6 (8.00%) Software Testing
3 5 (6.67%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 5 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (2.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (1.33%) Asset Management
5 1 (1.33%) Data Modelling
5 1 (1.33%) Process Improvement
5 1 (1.33%) Project Management
5 1 (1.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (1.33%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (1.33%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.00%) SQL
2 7 (9.33%) VBA
3 3 (4.00%) VB
4 1 (1.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (56.00%) ACCA
1 42 (56.00%) CIMA
2 2 (2.67%) Degree
3 1 (1.33%) CCAB
Vendors
1 39 (52.00%) Oracle
2 38 (50.67%) SAP
3 34 (45.33%) Cognos
4 31 (41.33%) IBM
4 31 (41.33%) JD Edwards
5 8 (10.67%) Sage
6 4 (5.33%) CODA
7 3 (4.00%) Microsoft
8 2 (2.67%) Anaplan
8 2 (2.67%) Hyperion
8 2 (2.67%) Infor
8 2 (2.67%) Tagetik
9 1 (1.33%) CA
9 1 (1.33%) Pegasus