The table below looks at the statistics for the Analyst role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 9 11 10
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 18366 15886 18479
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.08% 14.87% 15.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.03% 15.77% 16.53%
Number of salaries quoted 15144 13299 15718
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
107850 100706 111819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.25% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 87304 83723 95384
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Analyst in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Analyst
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Analyst within the UK.

Analyst Salary Trend in the UK

Analyst
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Analyst over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 within the UK.

Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Analyst
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +2 17072 £40,000 - 2336
London +1 7217 £47,500 - 981
South East 0 3227 £37,500 - 399
City of London 0 1798 £46,500 -7.00% 357
Yorkshire +4 1650 £34,000 - 194
North West +5 1253 £32,500 +3.17% 202
West Yorkshire +5 1192 £33,500 -1.47% 127
East of England +6 1181 £38,000 +8.57% 158
South West -2 900 £32,500 -7.14% 156
West Midlands -4 898 £34,000 +1.49% 142
Leeds +5 894 £35,000 +2.94% 76
Surrey +4 827 £37,500 - 79
Scotland +1 742 £37,500 - 116
Berkshire +5 713 £42,500 +6.25% 76
Manchester +4 665 £32,000 +3.22% 109
East Midlands +4 658 £35,000 +7.69% 68
Hampshire -5 511 £38,500 +2.66% 74
Hertfordshire +7 447 £42,000 +20.00% 55
Cheshire +5 394 £31,000 +3.33% 53
Edinburgh 0 339 £37,500 - 56
Birmingham -4 316 £37,000 +5.71% 37
Buckinghamshire +2 310 £35,000 - 59
Northamptonshire +7 296 £35,000 - 24
Wales +4 283 £30,565 -1.40% 42
Glasgow +1 276 £37,500 - 40
Reading +2 270 £41,500 +10.66% 21
Bristol +5 269 £32,250 -7.85% 56
West Sussex -2 264 £37,500 +13.63% 26
Cambridgeshire +12 251 £35,000 - 48
North Yorkshire +4 243 £35,000 +16.66% 31

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Analyst in their job title.

1 11576 (30.94%) Finance
2 10576 (28.26%) SQL
3 7191 (19.22%) Microsoft
4 6912 (18.47%) Windows
5 6316 (16.88%) Agile Software Development
6 5731 (15.32%) Analytical Skills
7 5483 (14.65%) Business Analysis
8 5458 (14.59%) MS Excel
9 5128 (13.70%) Degree
10 4637 (12.39%) SQL Server
11 4462 (11.92%) ITIL
12 3904 (10.43%) MS Office
13 3545 (9.47%) Active Directory
14 3487 (9.32%) Project Management
15 3427 (9.16%) Oracle
16 3016 (8.06%) Banking
17 2761 (7.38%) .NET
18 2758 (7.37%) Business Intelligence
19 2752 (7.35%) Java
20 2707 (7.23%) QA
21 2662 (7.11%) Retail
22 2391 (6.39%) ISEB
23 2372 (6.34%) Stakeholder Management
24 2208 (5.90%) E-Commerce
25 2203 (5.89%) UNIX
26 2192 (5.86%) Data Analysis
27 2136 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
28 2079 (5.56%) C#
29 2068 (5.53%) Linux
30 1990 (5.32%) Analytics

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1578 (4.22%) MS Exchange
2 1510 (4.04%) SharePoint
3 844 (2.26%) SAS
4 782 (2.09%) IIS
5 662 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2010
6 408 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
7 364 (0.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 360 (0.96%) Tomcat
9 353 (0.94%) CMS
10 350 (0.94%) Apache
11 335 (0.90%) WebSphere
12 247 (0.66%) Lync
13 219 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
14 200 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2003
15 170 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
16 158 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
17 155 (0.41%) WorkSite
18 154 (0.41%) IBM Notes
19 123 (0.33%) WebLogic
20 119 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5458 (14.59%) MS Excel
2 3904 (10.43%) MS Office
3 1015 (2.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 903 (2.41%) MS Visio
5 588 (1.57%) MS Project
6 266 (0.71%) SPSS
7 207 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
8 57 (0.15%) PowerPivot
9 43 (0.11%) FastStats
10 39 (0.10%) Photoshop
11 36 (0.096%) OmniGraffle
12 23 (0.061%) InfoPath
13 22 (0.059%) S-PLUS
14 16 (0.043%) Stata
15 13 (0.035%) AutoCAD
16 11 (0.029%) Adobe Captivate
16 11 (0.029%) Adobe Illustrator
16 11 (0.029%) Acrobat
17 9 (0.024%) InDesign
18 7 (0.019%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 428 (1.14%) Google Analytics
2 344 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
3 338 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
4 280 (0.75%) Oracle EBS R12
5 236 (0.63%) SAP FI
6 215 (0.57%) Oracle General Ledger
6 215 (0.57%) SAP CO
7 214 (0.57%) SAP FI/CO
8 209 (0.56%) Oracle Financials
9 193 (0.52%) Oracle Payables
10 181 (0.48%) Oracle Receivables
11 167 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
12 151 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
13 150 (0.40%) Oracle Assets
14 113 (0.30%) WebTrends
15 111 (0.30%) SAP SD
16 92 (0.25%) SiteCatalyst
17 85 (0.23%) Fredhopper
17 85 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
18 84 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 421 (1.13%) SaaS
2 190 (0.51%) Office 365
3 81 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 65 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
5 52 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
6 48 (0.13%) IaaS
7 31 (0.083%) Force.com
8 28 (0.075%) LucidChart
9 25 (0.067%) Joyent
9 25 (0.067%) PaaS
10 23 (0.061%) Google Apps
11 21 (0.056%) SuccessFactors
12 12 (0.032%) Taleo
13 7 (0.019%) Amazon EC2
13 7 (0.019%) Amazon S3
14 5 (0.013%) Amazon EMR
14 5 (0.013%) MailChimp
15 4 (0.011%) IBM Blueworks
15 4 (0.011%) Trello
15 4 (0.011%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 1415 (3.78%) Firewall
2 1316 (3.52%) TCP/IP
3 1008 (2.69%) Internet
4 964 (2.58%) LAN
5 945 (2.53%) DNS
6 927 (2.48%) WAN
7 689 (1.84%) DHCP
8 680 (1.82%) VPN
9 582 (1.56%) SAN
10 468 (1.25%) Network Security
11 434 (1.16%) VoIP
12 298 (0.80%) HTTP
13 292 (0.78%) Wireless
14 248 (0.66%) Intranet
15 242 (0.65%) FTP
16 219 (0.59%) MPLS
17 201 (0.54%) Intrusion Detection
18 170 (0.45%) IP Telephony
19 160 (0.43%) Cisco ASA
20 152 (0.41%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4637 (12.39%) SQL Server
2 1541 (4.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1261 (3.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1191 (3.18%) Data Warehouse
5 1104 (2.95%) Relational Database
6 843 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
7 627 (1.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 622 (1.66%) Oracle Database
9 510 (1.36%) MySQL
10 486 (1.30%) Crystal Reports
11 457 (1.22%) Data Mining
12 443 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
13 417 (1.11%) MS Access
14 402 (1.07%) QlikView
15 370 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
16 310 (0.83%) RDBMS
17 242 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
18 221 (0.59%) DB2
19 195 (0.52%) Big Data
20 178 (0.48%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 1211 (3.24%) Selenium
2 565 (1.51%) Visual Studio
3 561 (1.50%) JIRA
4 549 (1.47%) QuickTest Pro
5 484 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 361 (0.96%) WebDriver
7 300 (0.80%) Cucumber
8 205 (0.55%) JUnit
9 203 (0.54%) Git (software)
10 178 (0.48%) SoapUI
11 169 (0.45%) Oracle Forms
12 164 (0.44%) FitNesse
12 164 (0.44%) Subversion
13 150 (0.40%) SpecFlow
14 144 (0.38%) JMeter
15 139 (0.37%) Eclipse
16 136 (0.36%) LoadRunner
17 134 (0.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
18 128 (0.34%) Jenkins
19 104 (0.28%) TestDirector
General
1 11576 (30.94%) Finance
2 3016 (8.06%) Banking
3 2662 (7.11%) Retail
4 1910 (5.10%) Marketing
5 1192 (3.19%) Telecoms
6 1154 (3.08%) Legal
7 1040 (2.78%) Law
8 1007 (2.69%) Front Office
9 942 (2.52%) Investment Banking
10 690 (1.84%) Back Office
11 634 (1.69%) Advertising
12 567 (1.52%) Manufacturing
13 454 (1.21%) Financial Institution
14 446 (1.19%) Publishing
15 324 (0.87%) Billing
15 324 (0.87%) Retail Banking
16 263 (0.70%) Games
17 252 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
18 211 (0.56%) French Language
19 172 (0.46%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2761 (7.38%) .NET
2 1578 (4.22%) XML
3 1533 (4.10%) HTML
4 1094 (2.92%) Web Services
5 952 (2.54%) CSS
6 864 (2.31%) ASP.NET
7 470 (1.26%) SOAP
8 375 (1.00%) jQuery
9 316 (0.84%) J2EE
10 310 (0.83%) .NET Framework
11 296 (0.79%) Middleware
12 265 (0.71%) Spring
13 233 (0.62%) WCF
14 185 (0.49%) Hibernate
15 168 (0.45%) Ajax
15 168 (0.45%) HTML5
16 163 (0.44%) ASP.NET MVC
17 150 (0.40%) WPF
18 147 (0.39%) XSLT
19 134 (0.36%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5731 (15.32%) Analytical Skills
2 1494 (3.99%) Management Information System
3 1400 (3.74%) Computer Science
4 1029 (2.75%) Mathematics
5 793 (2.12%) Blackberry
6 615 (1.64%) Derivative
7 612 (1.64%) User Experience
8 571 (1.53%) Statistics
9 543 (1.45%) Equities
10 542 (1.45%) Fixed Income
11 450 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 380 (1.02%) Credit Risk
13 293 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
14 285 (0.76%) Mobile App
15 280 (0.75%) Hedge funds
16 270 (0.72%) Open Source
17 253 (0.68%) Economics
18 252 (0.67%) Client/Server
19 251 (0.67%) Visualisation
20 245 (0.65%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6912 (18.47%) Windows
2 2203 (5.89%) UNIX
3 2068 (5.53%) Linux
4 1969 (5.26%) Windows 7
5 1781 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 1306 (3.49%) Windows XP
7 1284 (3.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 632 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
9 426 (1.14%) Windows 8
10 341 (0.91%) Solaris
11 301 (0.80%) Android
12 239 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 221 (0.59%) Apple iOS
14 171 (0.46%) Mac OS X
15 164 (0.44%) Windows Vista
16 114 (0.30%) AIX
17 90 (0.24%) Windows 2000
18 73 (0.20%) Windows 2000 Server
19 63 (0.17%) Mac OS
20 60 (0.16%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6316 (16.88%) Agile Software Development
2 5483 (14.65%) Business Analysis
3 4462 (11.92%) ITIL
4 3487 (9.32%) Project Management
5 2758 (7.37%) Business Intelligence
6 2372 (6.34%) Stakeholder Management
7 2208 (5.90%) E-Commerce
8 2192 (5.86%) Data Analysis
9 2136 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1990 (5.32%) Analytics
11 1952 (5.22%) Scrum
12 1916 (5.12%) CRM
13 1673 (4.47%) UML
14 1601 (4.28%) Test Scripting
15 1460 (3.90%) PRINCE2
16 1449 (3.87%) Change Management
17 1182 (3.16%) Waterfall
18 1137 (3.04%) Data Modelling
19 1131 (3.02%) Use Case
20 1129 (3.02%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 10576 (28.26%) SQL
2 2752 (7.35%) Java
3 2079 (5.56%) C#
4 1326 (3.54%) JavaScript
5 1324 (3.54%) T-SQL
6 933 (2.49%) VBA
7 742 (1.98%) VB
8 691 (1.85%) PL/SQL
9 649 (1.73%) Python
10 610 (1.63%) C++
11 560 (1.50%) Perl
12 491 (1.31%) C
13 478 (1.28%) PHP
14 416 (1.11%) Shell Script
15 387 (1.03%) PowerShell
16 346 (0.92%) VB.NET
17 306 (0.82%) VBScript
18 231 (0.62%) Bash Shell
19 196 (0.52%) R
20 182 (0.49%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5128 (13.70%) Degree
2 2391 (6.39%) ISEB
3 1085 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 802 (2.14%) Security Cleared
5 691 (1.85%) ISTQB
6 649 (1.73%) Cisco Certification
7 561 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
8 536 (1.43%) MCSE
9 512 (1.37%) SC Cleared
10 458 (1.22%) CISSP
11 437 (1.17%) CCNA
12 434 (1.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 430 (1.15%) MCP
14 312 (0.83%) MCITP
15 284 (0.76%) MCSA
16 229 (0.61%) CCNP
17 222 (0.59%) PMI Certification
18 203 (0.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 186 (0.50%) CISM
20 160 (0.43%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2707 (7.23%) QA
2 1530 (4.09%) SLA
3 445 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 301 (0.80%) PCI DSS
5 178 (0.48%) ISO 9001
6 175 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 168 (0.45%) Data Quality
8 95 (0.25%) EMIR
9 93 (0.25%) COBIT
10 90 (0.24%) Dodd-Frank
11 62 (0.17%) Solvency II
12 56 (0.15%) FATCA
13 41 (0.11%) Basel II
14 40 (0.11%) COREP
15 39 (0.10%) MiFID
16 37 (0.099%) Basel III
17 28 (0.075%) ISO/IEC 17799
18 26 (0.069%) ISO 8583
19 25 (0.067%) CRD IV
20 21 (0.056%) HL7
System Software
1 3545 (9.47%) Active Directory
2 963 (2.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 363 (0.97%) Hyper-V
4 313 (0.84%) vSphere
5 312 (0.83%) XenApp
6 191 (0.51%) VMware ESX
7 125 (0.33%) XenDesktop
8 96 (0.26%) Terminal Services
9 83 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
10 79 (0.21%) Snort
11 69 (0.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 65 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
13 55 (0.15%) XenServer
14 50 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
15 47 (0.13%) MetaFrame
16 43 (0.11%) IMail Server
17 34 (0.091%) NFS
18 32 (0.086%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 25 (0.067%) UAG
20 21 (0.056%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 715 (1.91%) HP Quality Center
2 457 (1.22%) SCCM
3 123 (0.33%) SCOM
4 122 (0.33%) Backup Exec
5 109 (0.29%) WSUS
6 89 (0.24%) Norton AntiVirus
7 84 (0.22%) NetBackup
8 82 (0.22%) Tivoli
9 65 (0.17%) Nagios
10 50 (0.13%) Puppet
11 47 (0.13%) McAfee ePO
12 46 (0.12%) Control-M
13 45 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 41 (0.11%) Nessus
15 38 (0.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 35 (0.094%) OpenView
17 32 (0.086%) ServiceCenter
18 28 (0.075%) HP SIM
18 28 (0.075%) Tivoli Storage Manager
19 27 (0.072%) MOM
Vendors
1 7191 (19.22%) Microsoft
2 3427 (9.16%) Oracle
3 1723 (4.60%) VMware
4 1567 (4.19%) Citrix
5 1450 (3.88%) SAP
6 1425 (3.81%) Cisco
7 1059 (2.83%) HP
8 701 (1.87%) Business Objects
9 557 (1.49%) Google
10 511 (1.37%) IBM
11 507 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
12 457 (1.22%) Cognos
13 390 (1.04%) CheckPoint
14 325 (0.87%) Apple
15 276 (0.74%) Tableau
16 272 (0.73%) Symantec
17 270 (0.72%) Red Hat
18 269 (0.72%) Remedy
19 252 (0.67%) Sybase
20 241 (0.64%) Bloomberg
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