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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 9 9 11
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 17522 18819 16273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.83% 15.94% 14.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.75% 16.85% 15.85%
Number of salaries quoted 14510 15770 13613
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
104585 111653 102685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.55% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 86393 91565 85529
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 July 2015 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 3 July 2015. 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 0 16266 £40,000 - 2177
London 0 7135 £50,000 +5.26% 930
South East +2 3209 £39,000 - 338
City of London +1 1849 £47,500 - 358
Yorkshire -4 1280 £35,000 +4.47% 166
East of England -3 1077 £35,000 -6.66% 129
North West +1 995 £37,500 +15.38% 182
South West +2 960 £35,000 - 171
West Yorkshire -3 861 £35,000 +0.71% 125
West Midlands -4 828 £36,500 +1.38% 127
East Midlands +2 718 £35,000 +2.94% 107
Surrey -2 694 £40,000 -5.88% 82
Scotland +1 672 £39,500 +12.85% 107
Berkshire +4 646 £40,000 - 64
Leeds -4 549 £35,000 - 66
Hampshire +2 537 £37,500 -3.84% 53
Manchester 0 471 £37,500 +19.04% 96
Buckinghamshire +8 437 £38,000 +8.57% 43
Hertfordshire -5 389 £35,000 -12.50% 38
Edinburgh +3 332 £40,000 +3.89% 59
Cheshire +5 321 £35,500 +18.33% 43
Milton Keynes 0 317 £38,000 +8.57% 31
Reading +6 278 £40,000 +6.66% 29
Bristol -1 278 £32,500 -10.95% 63
Nottinghamshire +7 265 £35,000 +7.69% 42
Oxfordshire +7 261 £37,500 +23.96% 29
Wales -3 261 £33,000 +10.00% 31
Birmingham -7 255 £37,500 - 43
Nottingham +5 253 £35,000 +7.69% 33
Glasgow +7 246 £37,500 +7.14% 27

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 11275 (31.99%) Finance
2 9220 (26.16%) SQL
3 6933 (19.67%) Microsoft
4 6460 (18.33%) Windows
5 6048 (17.16%) Agile Software Development
6 5523 (15.67%) Analytical Skills
7 5113 (14.51%) Business Analysis
8 5037 (14.29%) MS Excel
9 4804 (13.63%) Degree
10 4203 (11.92%) SQL Server
11 4126 (11.71%) ITIL
12 3770 (10.70%) MS Office
13 3588 (10.18%) Active Directory
14 3374 (9.57%) Banking
15 3228 (9.16%) Project Management
16 3223 (9.14%) Oracle
17 2985 (8.47%) Business Intelligence
18 2729 (7.74%) Retail
19 2682 (7.61%) QA
20 2574 (7.30%) Stakeholder Management
21 2332 (6.62%) SDLC
22 2306 (6.54%) User Acceptance Testing
23 2215 (6.28%) ISEB
24 2149 (6.10%) Java
25 2139 (6.07%) .NET
26 1904 (5.40%) Analytics
27 1899 (5.39%) Scrum
28 1880 (5.33%) CRM
29 1870 (5.31%) Data Analysis
30 1862 (5.28%) Windows 7

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 1631 (4.63%) MS Exchange
2 1334 (3.78%) SharePoint
3 917 (2.60%) SAS
4 700 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2010
5 639 (1.81%) IIS
6 361 (1.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 305 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2007
8 263 (0.75%) Lync
9 258 (0.73%) Tomcat
10 254 (0.72%) Apache
11 251 (0.71%) WebSphere
12 245 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
13 209 (0.59%) CMS
14 161 (0.46%) WebLogic
15 160 (0.45%) WorkSite
16 156 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2003
17 152 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
18 144 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
19 142 (0.40%) JBoss
20 127 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5037 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 3770 (10.70%) MS Office
3 985 (2.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 889 (2.52%) MS Visio
5 475 (1.35%) MS Project
6 338 (0.96%) SPSS
7 147 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
8 72 (0.20%) PowerPivot
9 35 (0.099%) FastStats
10 33 (0.094%) Photoshop
11 28 (0.079%) Adobe Illustrator
12 14 (0.040%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 9 (0.026%) Adobe Captivate
14 8 (0.023%) Open Workbench
14 8 (0.023%) Final Cut Pro
14 8 (0.023%) Acrobat
14 8 (0.023%) Stata
14 8 (0.023%) GNU Octave
15 7 (0.020%) InfoPath
16 6 (0.017%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 432 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
2 388 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
3 347 (0.98%) Oracle EBS R12
4 246 (0.70%) Oracle General Ledger
5 204 (0.58%) Oracle Receivables
6 189 (0.54%) SAP FI
7 187 (0.53%) Oracle Financials
8 183 (0.52%) SAP CO
9 180 (0.51%) SAP FI/CO
10 179 (0.51%) Oracle Payables
11 139 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
12 131 (0.37%) SAP SD
13 128 (0.36%) SAP MM
14 122 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
15 113 (0.32%) Markit EDM
16 95 (0.27%) Oracle Assets
17 86 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
17 86 (0.24%) thinkFolio
18 85 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
19 84 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 461 (1.31%) SaaS
2 325 (0.92%) Google Analytics
3 300 (0.85%) Office 365
4 195 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
5 154 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
6 87 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
7 81 (0.23%) Adobe Analytics
8 57 (0.16%) Mimecast
9 55 (0.16%) PaaS
10 46 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
11 42 (0.12%) Amazon S3
12 39 (0.11%) Force.com
13 28 (0.079%) IaaS
14 25 (0.071%) Google Apps
15 21 (0.060%) SuccessFactors
16 16 (0.045%) Amazon EMR
17 15 (0.043%) IBM Blueworks
18 12 (0.034%) Taleo
19 10 (0.028%) Lucidchart
20 8 (0.023%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1164 (3.30%) Firewall
2 981 (2.78%) TCP/IP
3 919 (2.61%) LAN
4 905 (2.57%) WAN
5 738 (2.09%) DNS
6 724 (2.05%) Internet
7 564 (1.60%) SAN
8 556 (1.58%) VPN
9 540 (1.53%) DHCP
10 381 (1.08%) Network Security
11 369 (1.05%) VoIP
12 287 (0.81%) Wireless
13 219 (0.62%) Intranet
14 213 (0.60%) Intrusion Detection
15 202 (0.57%) HTTP
16 174 (0.49%) VLAN
17 149 (0.42%) MPLS
18 146 (0.41%) Cisco ASA
19 145 (0.41%) FTP
19 145 (0.41%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4203 (11.92%) SQL Server
2 1416 (4.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1401 (3.97%) Data Warehouse
4 1156 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 823 (2.34%) Relational Database
6 637 (1.81%) SQL Server 2008
7 568 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 516 (1.46%) Oracle Database
9 466 (1.32%) Data Mining
10 452 (1.28%) QlikView
11 391 (1.11%) Big Data
12 362 (1.03%) MySQL
13 338 (0.96%) Crystal Reports
14 335 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
15 293 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
16 286 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
17 260 (0.74%) MS Access
18 248 (0.70%) Oracle BI EE
19 236 (0.67%) RDBMS
20 217 (0.62%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1139 (3.23%) Selenium
2 702 (1.99%) JIRA
3 429 (1.22%) WebDriver
4 413 (1.17%) Visual Studio
5 412 (1.17%) HP UFT
6 389 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
7 327 (0.93%) Cucumber
8 169 (0.48%) Oracle Forms
9 163 (0.46%) SpecFlow
10 161 (0.46%) Toad
11 160 (0.45%) Jenkins
12 149 (0.42%) Subversion
13 145 (0.41%) JUnit
14 138 (0.39%) LoadRunner
15 137 (0.39%) SoapUI
16 114 (0.32%) Git (software)
17 111 (0.31%) JMeter
18 91 (0.26%) FitNesse
19 78 (0.22%) Eclipse
20 74 (0.21%) Maven
General
1 11275 (31.99%) Finance
2 3374 (9.57%) Banking
3 2729 (7.74%) Retail
4 1541 (4.37%) Marketing
5 1231 (3.49%) Telecoms
6 1035 (2.94%) Legal
7 1010 (2.87%) Law
8 975 (2.77%) Front Office
9 919 (2.61%) Investment Banking
10 731 (2.07%) Back Office
11 604 (1.71%) Advertising
12 548 (1.55%) Manufacturing
13 448 (1.27%) Financial Institution
14 353 (1.00%) Billing
15 340 (0.96%) Retail Banking
16 317 (0.90%) Publishing
17 245 (0.70%) Games
18 177 (0.50%) General Ledger
19 174 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
20 144 (0.41%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2139 (6.07%) .NET
2 1287 (3.65%) XML
3 1002 (2.84%) HTML
4 776 (2.20%) Web Services
5 683 (1.94%) ASP.NET
6 521 (1.48%) CSS
7 277 (0.79%) Middleware
7 277 (0.79%) FIX Protocol
8 246 (0.70%) .NET Framework
9 243 (0.69%) SOAP
10 223 (0.63%) J2EE
11 165 (0.47%) jQuery
12 164 (0.47%) WCF
13 148 (0.42%) XSLT
14 142 (0.40%) Spring
15 136 (0.39%) HTML5
15 136 (0.39%) REST
16 110 (0.31%) EDI
17 106 (0.30%) Ajax
18 102 (0.29%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5523 (15.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1633 (4.63%) Management Information System
3 1258 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 866 (2.46%) Mathematics
5 658 (1.87%) Blackberry
6 600 (1.70%) Data Centre
7 580 (1.65%) Derivative
8 533 (1.51%) User Experience
9 530 (1.50%) Statistics
10 527 (1.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 510 (1.45%) Fixed Income
12 501 (1.42%) Equities
13 453 (1.29%) Visualisation
14 373 (1.06%) Hedge funds
15 354 (1.00%) Mobile App
16 321 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
17 306 (0.87%) Client/Server
18 295 (0.84%) Data Structures
19 277 (0.79%) FMCG
20 253 (0.72%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 6460 (18.33%) Windows
2 1862 (5.28%) Windows 7
3 1860 (5.28%) Linux
4 1697 (4.81%) UNIX
5 1514 (4.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 851 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 845 (2.40%) Windows XP
8 838 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
9 570 (1.62%) Windows 8
10 340 (0.96%) Android
11 261 (0.74%) Apple iOS
12 216 (0.61%) Solaris
13 166 (0.47%) Windows Vista
14 148 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 131 (0.37%) AIX
15 131 (0.37%) Mac OS X
16 70 (0.20%) Windows 2000 Server
17 69 (0.20%) Windows 2000
18 60 (0.17%) CentOS
19 49 (0.14%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6048 (17.16%) Agile Software Development
2 5113 (14.51%) Business Analysis
3 4126 (11.71%) ITIL
4 3228 (9.16%) Project Management
5 2985 (8.47%) Business Intelligence
6 2574 (7.30%) Stakeholder Management
7 2332 (6.62%) SDLC
8 2306 (6.54%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1904 (5.40%) Analytics
10 1899 (5.39%) Scrum
11 1880 (5.33%) CRM
12 1870 (5.31%) Data Analysis
13 1697 (4.81%) E-Commerce
14 1550 (4.40%) Change Management
15 1490 (4.23%) Test Scripting
16 1447 (4.11%) UML
17 1389 (3.94%) Waterfall
18 1330 (3.77%) PRINCE2
19 1261 (3.58%) Use Case
20 1243 (3.53%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 9220 (26.16%) SQL
2 2149 (6.10%) Java
3 1652 (4.69%) C#
4 1016 (2.88%) T-SQL
5 964 (2.74%) JavaScript
6 806 (2.29%) VBA
7 670 (1.90%) Python
7 670 (1.90%) PL/SQL
8 582 (1.65%) VB
9 539 (1.53%) Perl
10 478 (1.36%) PowerShell
11 429 (1.22%) C
12 347 (0.98%) Shell Script
13 344 (0.98%) R
14 317 (0.90%) PHP
15 297 (0.84%) C++
16 287 (0.81%) VB.NET
17 207 (0.59%) Bash Shell
18 179 (0.51%) Ruby
19 176 (0.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4804 (13.63%) Degree
2 2215 (6.28%) ISEB
3 996 (2.83%) Security Cleared
4 990 (2.81%) ISTQB
5 932 (2.64%) Microsoft Certification
6 672 (1.91%) SC Cleared
7 567 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
8 564 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
9 519 (1.47%) MCSE
10 469 (1.33%) MCP
11 455 (1.29%) CISSP
12 447 (1.27%) CCNA
13 369 (1.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 266 (0.75%) MCSA
15 224 (0.64%) DV Cleared
16 221 (0.63%) MCITP
17 196 (0.56%) CCNP
18 185 (0.52%) CISM
19 159 (0.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
20 153 (0.43%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2682 (7.61%) QA
2 1549 (4.39%) SLA
3 428 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 225 (0.64%) PCI DSS
5 161 (0.46%) ISO 9001
6 158 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 122 (0.35%) Data Quality
8 98 (0.28%) EMIR
9 96 (0.27%) Solvency II
10 85 (0.24%) Dodd-Frank
10 85 (0.24%) COBIT
10 85 (0.24%) MiFID
11 50 (0.14%) FATCA
12 33 (0.094%) CRD IV
12 33 (0.094%) Basel II
13 31 (0.088%) Basel III
14 23 (0.065%) P3O
14 23 (0.065%) COREP
15 21 (0.060%) ISO 14001
16 19 (0.054%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 3588 (10.18%) Active Directory
2 1101 (3.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 468 (1.33%) Hyper-V
4 390 (1.11%) vSphere
5 385 (1.09%) XenApp
6 197 (0.56%) XenDesktop
7 145 (0.41%) VMware ESX
8 106 (0.30%) Snort
9 101 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
10 89 (0.25%) Terminal Services
11 81 (0.23%) XenServer
12 72 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
13 54 (0.15%) VMware Server
14 48 (0.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 47 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
16 44 (0.12%) ISA Server
17 40 (0.11%) Forefront TMG
18 37 (0.10%) DFS Replication
18 37 (0.10%) IMail Server
19 34 (0.096%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 590 (1.67%) SCCM
2 419 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
3 229 (0.65%) SCOM
4 102 (0.29%) WSUS
5 98 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
6 94 (0.27%) Backup Exec
6 94 (0.27%) Nagios
7 84 (0.24%) NetBackup
8 63 (0.18%) Control-M
9 61 (0.17%) Puppet
10 53 (0.15%) Tivoli
11 49 (0.14%) McAfee ePO
12 43 (0.12%) OpenView
13 40 (0.11%) AirWatch
14 35 (0.099%) Opsview
15 32 (0.091%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 31 (0.088%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
17 27 (0.077%) Nessus
18 26 (0.074%) BladeLogic
18 26 (0.074%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 6933 (19.67%) Microsoft
2 3223 (9.14%) Oracle
3 1779 (5.05%) VMware
4 1592 (4.52%) SAP
4 1592 (4.52%) Citrix
5 1291 (3.66%) Cisco
6 949 (2.69%) HP
7 685 (1.94%) Business Objects
8 668 (1.90%) IBM
9 436 (1.24%) Google
10 410 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
11 407 (1.15%) Cognos
12 406 (1.15%) Tableau
13 312 (0.89%) NetApp
14 281 (0.80%) Sybase
15 279 (0.79%) Remedy
16 271 (0.77%) CheckPoint
17 267 (0.76%) Symantec
18 263 (0.75%) Bloomberg
19 230 (0.65%) Red Hat
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