Salary Report

Information Technology Job

Information Technology
Business Systems Analyst

United States Location

Washington - Baltimore
DC - MD - VA - WV
USA Metropolitan Area

Competitive Position® Salary Report

Salary Average

$73,824

Experience Requirement

5 Years and 1 Month

Raise +1 Year

$2,366 at 3.20%

Salary and Number of Jobs

Graph of succeeding salary information

About Salary and Jobs

Salary Range :

At required Experience of 5 Years & 1 Month: $73,824 is Salary average; 50% of Jobs pay between $61,366 & $86,282; and, 5% of Jobs top $104,209.

Number of Jobs :

Most Jobs are available closest to the Salary Average.

Fewer Jobs are available at Lower and Higher Salaries.

Salary End Points :

$15,080 = minimum wage annual salary in the USA.

$187,699 = annual salary for the highest paying IT Job in the USA at the Top 2.5% Experience and Top 2.5% Salary.

Top Salaries

Top Percentile of Job market Top Salary
2.5% $110,032
5% $104,209
10% $97,496
25% $86,282
33% $81,780
50% $73,824
Top Percentile of Job Market =

Number of Jobs Above the Top Salary
÷
Number of all Jobs at 5 Years and 1 Month Experience.

Salary Range and Jobs

Percentage of Jobs within Salary Lows and Highs
Percent of Job Market Salary Range
Low Salary High Salary
10% $71,503 $76,145
25% $67,939 $79,709
33% $65,869 $81,780
50% $61,366 $86,282
67% $55,955 $91,693
95% $37,616 $110,032
Salary Average =

$73,824

Mid Point between each Low/High pair.

Percent of Job Market =

Number of Jobs with Salary between Low/High pair
÷
Number of all Jobs at 5 Years and 1 Month Experience.

= and

Salary and Experience

Graph of succeeding salary information

Salary ±1 Year

Experience Salary Average Raise +1 Year
4 Years and 1 Month $71,044 $2,780 at 3.91%
5 Years and 1 Month $73,824 $2,366 at 3.20%
6 Years and 1 Month $76,190 $2,059 at 2.70%

About Salary and Experience

Salary by Year :

Salary is lowest at entry level, increases rapidly with the first years of experience and approaches a ceiling as experience matures.

Salary and Experience Range :

Salary average rises with experience: $58,108 at the low experience of 1 Year and 2 Months; $73,393 at the average experience of 4 Years and 11 Months; and, $81,046 at the top experience of 8 Years and 8 Months.

Experience End Points :

0 = Entry Level.

11 Years and 1 Month = Top 2.5% Experience in the IT Job with the highest required experience in the USA.

Salary and Experience Range

95% of Jobs require Experience between the Low and Top

Qualifications

Description

This position involves the analysis of business activities to form technical specifications that guide application, system or enterprise software development often with a focus on industry knowledge, unified modeling language techniques, end user to programmer liaison, quality assurance and solution verification.

Skills

The qualifications of this information technology Job:
  • Business Systems Analyst.

Characteristics

A+ Skills
Additional IT skills and US Cities requested in some job descriptions:
Manager,
24% of job descriptions,
Project Leader, Project Manager, Supervisor, Team Leader or Technical Lead;
Graduate Degree,
6% of job descriptions,
Master of Science in Computer Engineering, Master of Science in Computer Science, Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, MA/MS in Information Technology, MA/MS in Information Science, Master of Arts Degree, Master of Science Degree or Ph.D.;
Rational RUP or UML,
27% of job descriptions,
Rational APEX, Rational RUP, Rational Rose or Rational UML;
Oracle Database,
9% of job descriptions,
Oracle, Oracle Certified Professional (OCP), Oracle Designer, Oracle Developer, Oracle Financials, Oracle Form, PL|SQL, Oracle Report or Oracle Tools;
Microsoft SQL Server,
9% of job descriptions;
Java,
9% of job descriptions,
Enterprise Java Beans (EJB), Java, Java Platform Enterprise Edition (Java EE), Java Platform Micro Edition (Java ME), Java Platform Standard Edition (Java SE), JavaApplet, Java Database Call (JDBC), Java Development Kit (JDK), Java Messaging Service (JMS), Jbuilder, JavaServer Faces (JSF), JSP, Java Swing or Sun Certified Java Programmer;
Microsoft Visual Basic .Net,
5% of job descriptions;
SAP Crystal Reports,
4% of job descriptions;
Finance Industry,
34% of job descriptions,
Asset Management, Banking, Brokerage, Commodity Trading, Derivative Trading, Equity Trading, Financial, Insurance, Investment, Securities Trading, Stock Market or Wall Street
with
Business, Company, Corporation, Enterprise, Firm or Industry;
Financial Trading System,
7% of job descriptions,
Bloomberg, MarketData, Trading Application, Trading Platform, Trading Software, Trading Solution or Trading System;
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-CT-PA,
22% of jobs;
Washington-Baltimore, DC-MD-VA-WV,
10% of jobs.

Location

Washington - Baltimore, DC - MD - VA - WV:

Washington, D.C.,
District of Columbia, Anacostia, Georgetown and Washington DC;
Maryland,
Aberdeen, Adelphi, Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Anne Arundel, Arundel Village, Aspen Hill, Baltimore County, Baltimore, Beltsville, Berwyn Heights, Bethesda, Bladensburg, Bowie, Brighton, Brooklyn Park, Brunswick, Calvert County, Calvert, Calverton, Camp Springs, Capital Heights, Carney, Carroll County, Carroll, Charles County, Cheverly, Chevy Chase, Chillum, Clarksburg, Clinton, Colesville, College Park, Columbia, Coral Heights, Crofton, District Heights, Dundalk, Edgewood, Elk Ridge, Elkridge, Ellicot City, Emory Grove, Essex, Fairland, Forest Heights, Forestville, Fort Meade, Frederick County, Frederick, Gaithersburg, Germantown, Glassmanor, Glen Burnie, Glenarden, Glenn Dale, Greenbelt, Hagerstown, Halethorpe, Halfway, Hanover, Harford County, Harford, Havre de Grace, Hillcrest Heights, Howard County, Hunt Valley, Hyattsville, Joppatown, Kent Village, Kenwood, Kettering, Landover, Langley Park, Lanham, Lansdowne, Largo, Laural, Laurel, Lewisdale, Linthicum, Lochern, Lutherville, Lynne Acres, Manchester, Marley, Middle River, Montgomery County, Montgomery Village, Montpelier, New Carrolton, Oak View, Owings Mills, Oxon Hill, Palmer Park, Parkville, Perry Hall, Pikesville, Potomac, Prince Georges County, Prince Georges, Pumphry, Queen Anne's County, Randallstown, Randolph Hills, Reisterstown, Riverdale, Rockville, Savage, Seabrook, Seat Pleasant, Severn, Severna Park, Silver Spring, South Gate, St. Charles, Suitland, Takoma Park, Taneytown, Thurmont, Timonium, Towson, Upper Marlboro, Waldorf, Washington County, West Edmondale, Westminster, Wheaton, White Oak, Woodlawn and Woodmoor;
Virginia,
Alexandria, Annandale, Arlington County, Arlington, Ashburn, Baileys Crossroads, Burke, Centreville, Chantilly, Clarke County, Crystal City, Culpeper County, Culpeper, Dale City, Dulles Corridor, Dulles International Airport, Engleside, Fairfax County, Fairfax, Falls Church, Fauquier, Fort Belvoir, Franconia, Fredericksburg, Front Royal, Groveton, Herndon, Huntington, King George County, Kings Park, Kings Park West, Leesburg, Loudoun County, Loudoun, Manassas Park, Manassas, McLean, North Springfield, Northern Virginia, Oakton, Pimmit Hills, Prince William County, Reston, Rose Hill, Rosslyn, Spotsylvania County, Spotsylvania, Springfield, Stafford County, Stafford, Sterling, Tyson's Corner, Quantico, Vienna, Warren County, Warrenton, Watneswood, West Springfield and Woodbridge;
West Virginia,
Berkeley County, Charlestown, Harper's Ferry, Jefferson County, Martinsburg and Ranson.

These locations are all included in the Washington, DC metropolitan area as defined by the U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB).