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Systems Analyst

Systems Analyst Job Description

What does a Systems Analyst do?

Systems Analysts install, test, maintain, and monitor computer programs and systems. They conceptualize, implement, modify, and improve computer systems. System Analysts also create flow charts, specify system requirements, and write user requests and instructions into technical specifications for programmers. 

System Analysts may be required to interact with clients in order to determine what the client needs for their systems.



  • Visio, LucidCharts, Axure, Pencil, Balsamiq
  • System modeling tools
    • DFD (Data Flow Diagram)
    • ERD (Entity Relationship Diagram)
    • Data Dictionary



  • Project methodologies (Agile, Waterfall, Lean, etc.)
  • Unified Modeling Language (UML) Diagram
    • Visio
    • LucidCharts
    • Edraw UML
    • UMLet
    • StarUML
    • ConceptDraw
  • Database management systems
  • Data flow diagrams
  • Development environment software
  • Software development lifecycle
  • Writing SQL Queries
  • Programming knowledge
  • SaaS testing software
  • Feasibility studies

Other job titles for Systems Analyst

Systems Engineer, Computer Systems Analyst, IT Systems Engineer, Systems Designer, Tech Analyst, Technical Analyst,

Systems Analyst Salary in the Philippines

How much does a Systems Analyst make?

The average monthly salary of a Systems Analyst in Philippines ranges between Php 38,460 - Php 47,608 (median: Php 43,034).

0 to 2 years experience

P15,000 - P50,702 (median: P32,851)

3 to 5 years experience

P21,505 - P80,000 (median: P50,752)

6 to 10 years experience

P49,166 - P120,000 (median: P84,583)

Salary information is based on the data collected, analyzed, and standardized by Recruitday team from employers, jobseekers, and other sources as of May 14, 2020.

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