The median annual salary for a Systems Analyst was £37,844 in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

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

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Analyst
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 54 47 52
Rank change year-on-year -7 +5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 9 13 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.64% 2.27% 2.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.74% 2.34% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 12
Median salary £37,844 £45,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.90% +50.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford. 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
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 516 556 487
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 93.99% 97.03% 98.98%
Number of salaries quoted 435 479 366
Median salary £48,750 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,650 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Systems Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Analyst in Watford

Systems Analyst
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for Systems Analyst in Watford

Systems Analyst
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Analyst in Watford over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Systems Analyst in Watford

Systems Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, Systems 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 across the Watford region featuring Systems Analyst in the job title.

1 15 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (40.00%) Finance
3 12 (34.29%) Shell Script
3 12 (34.29%) UML
3 12 (34.29%) OOD
3 12 (34.29%) SOA
3 12 (34.29%) Java
3 12 (34.29%) SQL
3 12 (34.29%) SOAP
3 12 (34.29%) Web Services
3 12 (34.29%) XML
3 12 (34.29%) Unix
3 12 (34.29%) OO
3 12 (34.29%) REST
4 9 (25.71%) JavaScript
4 9 (25.71%) HTML
4 9 (25.71%) User Stories
5 8 (22.86%) Relational Database
5 8 (22.86%) WebLogic
5 8 (22.86%) JBoss
5 8 (22.86%) RDBMS
5 8 (22.86%) BPR
5 8 (22.86%) Linux
5 8 (22.86%) Hibernate
5 8 (22.86%) TDD
5 8 (22.86%) Spring
5 8 (22.86%) Ajax
5 8 (22.86%) WebSphere
5 8 (22.86%) Java EE
5 8 (22.86%) GWT

Systems Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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 8 (22.86%) JBoss
1 8 (22.86%) WebLogic
1 8 (22.86%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
1 6 (17.14%) MS Office
1 6 (17.14%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) RDBMS
1 8 (22.86%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) JUnit
General
1 14 (40.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (34.29%) REST
1 12 (34.29%) SOAP
1 12 (34.29%) Web Services
1 12 (34.29%) XML
2 9 (25.71%) HTML
3 8 (22.86%) Ajax
3 8 (22.86%) GWT
3 8 (22.86%) Hibernate
3 8 (22.86%) Java EE
3 8 (22.86%) Spring
4 5 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 5 (14.29%) CSS
4 5 (14.29%) CSS3
4 5 (14.29%) Ember.js
4 5 (14.29%) HTML5
4 5 (14.29%) JSON
5 1 (2.86%) JMS
5 1 (2.86%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.86%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.86%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 12 (34.29%) Unix
2 8 (22.86%) Linux
3 3 (8.57%) Windows
3 3 (8.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (34.29%) OO
2 12 (34.29%) OOD
2 12 (34.29%) SOA
2 12 (34.29%) UML
3 9 (25.71%) User Stories
4 8 (22.86%) BPR
4 8 (22.86%) TDD
5 7 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 7 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
6 6 (17.14%) Enterprise Architecture
6 6 (17.14%) SDLC
6 6 (17.14%) Software Delivery
6 6 (17.14%) Systems Analysis
6 6 (17.14%) Waterfall
7 5 (14.29%) Mentoring
8 4 (11.43%) Wealth Management
9 3 (8.57%) Data Modelling
9 3 (8.57%) OOA/OOD
9 3 (8.57%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (34.29%) Java
1 12 (34.29%) Shell Script
1 12 (34.29%) SQL
2 9 (25.71%) JavaScript
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (2.86%) IBM
1 1 (2.86%) Sybase