Period
to 14 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Systems Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

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

System Analyst
England > West Midlands
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 235 255 256
Rank change year-on-year +20 +1 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Systems Analyst 64 74 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.71% 0.74% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.76% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 52 60 65
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £26,025 £23,700 £26,450
90th Percentile £49,500 £48,750 £48,250
England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +3.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 8,721 9,694 11,613
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.24% 96.67% 96.18%
Number of salaries quoted 6,794 8,140 9,192
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Systems Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Systems Analyst in the West Midlands

Systems Analyst
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Systems Analyst in the West Midlands

Systems Analyst
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Systems Analyst in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Systems Analyst in the West Midlands

Systems Analyst
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Analyst within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 14 August 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
Warwickshire +40 22 £45,000 +7.78% 3
Birmingham -5 15 £36,250 -9.38% 1
Staffordshire +10 11 £27,500 -6.78%
Coventry +8 5 £40,000 +19.40% 4
Worcestershire - 4 £41,000 - 2
Wolverhampton -11 2 £27,500 -
Herefordshire +20 1 - - 1
West Bromwich +14 1 £50,000 +5.26%
Shropshire +11 1 £27,500 -26.67% 1
Solihull +1 1 £22,500 -16.67% 2
Systems Analyst
England

Systems Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, Systems Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Midlands region featuring Systems Analyst in the job title.

1 29 (45.31%) Degree
2 22 (34.38%) Microsoft
3 16 (25.00%) SQL
3 16 (25.00%) Oracle
4 14 (21.88%) Validation
5 13 (20.31%) Billing
5 13 (20.31%) Analytics
6 9 (14.06%) Kronos
6 9 (14.06%) Northgate
6 9 (14.06%) CRM
7 8 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
7 8 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
7 8 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (9.38%) ERP
8 6 (9.38%) VMware
8 6 (9.38%) Telecoms
8 6 (9.38%) Finance
9 5 (7.81%) GAP Analysis
9 5 (7.81%) Retail
9 5 (7.81%) Web Analytics
9 5 (7.81%) MS Visio
9 5 (7.81%) XML
9 5 (7.81%) ITIL
9 5 (7.81%) Windows
9 5 (7.81%) C#
9 5 (7.81%) SDLC
9 5 (7.81%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (6.25%) Problem-Solving

Systems Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (1.56%) IIS
1 1 (1.56%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (7.81%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.13%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.56%) AutoCAD
4 1 (1.56%) CATIA
4 1 (1.56%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 4 (6.25%) ResourceLink
2 3 (4.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (3.13%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (3.13%) SAP ERP
4 1 (1.56%) Aareon QL
4 1 (1.56%) ENOVIA
4 1 (1.56%) Hyperion Enterprise
4 1 (1.56%) iTrent
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) Dynamics 365
1 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.69%) VoIP
2 2 (3.13%) PBX
2 2 (3.13%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.56%) DHCP
3 1 (1.56%) DNS
3 1 (1.56%) ISDN
3 1 (1.56%) LAN
3 1 (1.56%) MPLS
3 1 (1.56%) PSTN
3 1 (1.56%) SMS
3 1 (1.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.56%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Rational DOORS
General
1 13 (20.31%) Billing
2 6 (9.38%) Finance
2 6 (9.38%) Telecoms
3 5 (7.81%) Retail
4 2 (3.13%) Back Office
5 1 (1.56%) Advertising
5 1 (1.56%) Automotive
5 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.81%) XML
2 2 (3.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.69%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.69%) EPoS
3 2 (3.13%) User Experience
4 1 (1.56%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (1.56%) EFT
4 1 (1.56%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.56%) NHS
4 1 (1.56%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.56%) Social Media
4 1 (1.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.81%) Windows
2 3 (4.69%) Linux
2 3 (4.69%) SUSE
2 3 (4.69%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.56%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.56%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.88%) Validation
2 13 (20.31%) Analytics
3 9 (14.06%) CRM
4 8 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (9.38%) ERP
6 5 (7.81%) GAP Analysis
6 5 (7.81%) ITIL
6 5 (7.81%) SDLC
6 5 (7.81%) Web Analytics
7 4 (6.25%) Configuration Management
7 4 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (4.69%) Business Analysis
8 3 (4.69%) Change Management
8 3 (4.69%) Migration
9 2 (3.13%) Logistics
9 2 (3.13%) Software Testing
9 2 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (3.13%) Systems Analysis
9 2 (3.13%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 16 (25.00%) SQL
2 5 (7.81%) C#
3 2 (3.13%) C
3 2 (3.13%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.56%) Apex Code
4 1 (1.56%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 29 (45.31%) Degree
2 5 (7.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.56%) ISEB
4 1 (1.56%) MCITP
4 1 (1.56%) MCSE
4 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) QA
1 2 (3.13%) SLA
2 1 (1.56%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.56%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (3.13%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.56%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 22 (34.38%) Microsoft
2 16 (25.00%) Oracle
3 9 (14.06%) Kronos
3 9 (14.06%) Northgate
4 6 (9.38%) VMware
5 3 (4.69%) Cisco
5 3 (4.69%) JD Edwards
6 2 (3.13%) BMC
6 2 (3.13%) Citrix
6 2 (3.13%) Sage
6 2 (3.13%) SAP
7 1 (1.56%) Avaya
7 1 (1.56%) Epicor
7 1 (1.56%) Google
7 1 (1.56%) Hyperion
7 1 (1.56%) Mitel
7 1 (1.56%) NetApp
7 1 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.56%) Sun
7 1 (1.56%) Twitter