December 25, 2017

Sreekanth B

What Is The Difference Between Computer Programmer VS Systems Analyst


Computer Programmer is a professional whose responsibilities include analyzing, documenting, installing, developing and also maintaining operating system software which includes utility software and also job control languages. Yet another responsibility is providing technical support to the users concerning the system software and also utilities.

Systems Analyst is a professional whose responsibilities include systems analysis, database management and also user support.

Other roles of a Systems Analyst include:

  • Application creation
  • Provide consultative feedback concerning systems development
  • Translating project needs into actual technical requirements
  • Benefit analysis
Both these professionals can earn good salary packages in reputed organizations.

Computer Programmer Opportunities

The basic qualification of a Systems programmer is an Engineering degree in Computer Science or its allied field. Various certifications in the application level programming are required in most of the reputed firms. Basic knowledge in programming as well as working knowledge in at least two languages is demanded in most of the firms. Various technology oriented firms, IT firms as well almost all computer oriented firms need the service of a Systems Programmer.

Systems Analyst Opportunities

A graduation in Computer Science or its allied field is demanded in most of the firms for a Systems Analyst. Knowledge in MS office and good basics in programming languages is also preferred. Knowledge of data base design is yet another requirement to become a Systems Analyst. Almost all IT firms as well as other firms which make use of computer applications require the service of Systems Analysts.

The Main difference between a Computer Programmer and Systems Analyst:
  • Systems Programmer is a professional whose responsibilities include analyzing, documenting, installing, developing and also maintaining operating system software which includes utility software and also job control languages
  • Systems Analyst is a professional whose responsibilities include systems analysis, database management and also user support.
  • A graduation in Computer Science or its allied field along with basic knowledge in computer applications is demanded in most of the firms for a Systems Analyst
  • The basic qualification of a Systems programmer is an Engineering degree in Computer Science or its allied field along with working knowledge in at least two programming languages.
Even though the employment areas are almost same for a Systems Analyst and a Systems Programmer, their job profile, salary  as well as job opportunities will be different.



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