It is not a secret anymore that system analysts are among the highest paid professionals in the world. The career, which involves assessing computer risks and threats and maintaining and ensure computer and software systems run efficiently, pays better than 80 % of careers in the whole world.
In USA, the average salary of a system analyst is $95,000 while in UK the same individuals earn $85,000 per annum.
In Canada, the gap between the lowest paid employees in professions like front office and system analysts is so huge that most people shy away from studying such courses. System analysts in Canada earn up to $120,000 per annum.The same case applies in Australia where a fresh graduate with a degree in software design earns upwards of $70,000 per annum.
In Africa, the same scenario is witnessed where software engineers are in demand from various multinationals. The talent is there but the number of skilled system analysts is still small, which creates a gap in skills.
As a young individual who intends to pursue a competitive and rewarding career, software engineering is the best program to study, then become a system analyst.