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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 9 11 10
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 17225 16898 16295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.92% 14.97% 15.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.80% 15.83% 15.90%
Number of salaries quoted 14258 13958 13800
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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
102508 106760 102483
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 83937 86285 85691
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +2 16146 £40,000 - 2313
London 0 6956 £47,500 - 975
South East +2 3113 £39,000 -0.63% 387
City of London +1 1777 £48,250 +1.57% 334
Yorkshire +2 1478 £35,000 +6.06% 189
East of England 0 1204 £37,500 +1.35% 122
West Yorkshire 0 1021 £35,000 +2.94% 120
North West +3 1008 £35,000 +7.69% 216
South West 0 902 £35,000 - 168
West Midlands -7 796 £35,000 - 127
Leeds +2 741 £35,000 +1.98% 66
Berkshire +12 712 £45,000 +13.92% 67
Surrey 0 675 £37,500 -10.17% 66
East Midlands +5 651 £35,000 - 112
Hampshire +1 595 £37,500 - 69
Scotland +2 558 £40,000 +14.28% 114
Manchester +1 540 £35,000 +16.66% 109
Buckinghamshire +5 429 £40,000 +14.28% 46
Hertfordshire -6 361 £35,000 - 41
Bristol +3 318 £35,000 -9.09% 57
Cheshire +3 297 £32,500 -2.98% 71
Bedfordshire +6 280 £39,500 +8.21% 14
Reading +10 264 £42,500 +13.33% 28
Essex +1 263 £42,500 +8.34% 25
Milton Keynes +3 253 £35,000 - 31
Edinburgh -1 251 £38,000 +8.57% 63
Wales -1 249 £32,500 - 29
North Yorkshire +24 235 £31,250 -0.79% 28
South Wales -2 235 £32,500 -1.51% 23
Nottinghamshire +13 234 £35,000 - 19

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 10460 (30.46%) Finance
2 8809 (25.65%) SQL
3 7024 (20.46%) Microsoft
4 6807 (19.82%) Windows
5 5612 (16.34%) Agile Software Development
6 5205 (15.16%) MS Excel
7 4950 (14.42%) Analytical Skills
8 4908 (14.29%) Business Analysis
9 4454 (12.97%) Degree
10 4313 (12.56%) ITIL
11 4058 (11.82%) SQL Server
12 3880 (11.30%) MS Office
13 3825 (11.14%) Active Directory
14 3047 (8.87%) Oracle
15 2953 (8.60%) Project Management
16 2899 (8.44%) Banking
17 2894 (8.43%) Business Intelligence
18 2746 (8.00%) Retail
19 2410 (7.02%) ISEB
20 2391 (6.96%) QA
21 2318 (6.75%) Stakeholder Management
22 2160 (6.29%) User Acceptance Testing
23 2138 (6.23%) .NET
24 2117 (6.17%) Java
25 2088 (6.08%) Windows 7
26 2013 (5.86%) CRM
27 1850 (5.39%) E-Commerce
28 1845 (5.37%) Linux
29 1822 (5.31%) Data Analysis
30 1734 (5.05%) UNIX

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 1658 (4.83%) MS Exchange
2 1226 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 855 (2.49%) SAS
4 733 (2.13%) IIS
5 695 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2010
6 417 (1.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 365 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2007
8 332 (0.97%) Tomcat
9 298 (0.87%) Lync
10 266 (0.77%) Apache
11 257 (0.75%) WebSphere
12 228 (0.66%) CMS
13 225 (0.66%) WebLogic
14 214 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2013
15 205 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2003
16 183 (0.53%) JBoss
17 167 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
18 137 (0.40%) WorkSite
19 136 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
20 128 (0.37%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5205 (15.16%) MS Excel
2 3880 (11.30%) MS Office
3 976 (2.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 887 (2.58%) MS Visio
5 478 (1.39%) MS Project
6 306 (0.89%) SPSS
7 146 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
8 74 (0.22%) PowerPivot
9 37 (0.11%) Photoshop
10 34 (0.099%) FastStats
11 29 (0.084%) Adobe Illustrator
12 14 (0.041%) InfoPath
12 14 (0.041%) Mingle
13 11 (0.032%) Acrobat
14 10 (0.029%) Fireworks
14 10 (0.029%) S-PLUS
14 10 (0.029%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 9 (0.026%) Final Cut Pro
15 9 (0.026%) Adobe Captivate
16 8 (0.023%) Stata
Business Applications
1 443 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 422 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
3 333 (0.97%) Oracle EBS R12
4 291 (0.85%) Google Analytics
5 290 (0.84%) Oracle General Ledger
6 272 (0.79%) Oracle Receivables
7 252 (0.73%) Oracle Financials
8 249 (0.73%) Oracle Payables
9 209 (0.61%) SAP FI
10 206 (0.60%) SAP CO
11 202 (0.59%) SAP FI/CO
12 163 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
13 159 (0.46%) Oracle Assets
14 151 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
15 141 (0.41%) SAP SD
16 106 (0.31%) Oracle 11i
17 105 (0.31%) SAP MM
18 95 (0.28%) SAP CRM
19 93 (0.27%) SAP ERP
20 85 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 400 (1.16%) SaaS
2 247 (0.72%) Office 365
3 82 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 70 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
5 68 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
6 56 (0.16%) Force.com
7 40 (0.12%) Google Apps
8 31 (0.090%) PaaS
9 21 (0.061%) Amazon EC2
10 20 (0.058%) IaaS
11 19 (0.055%) Amazon S3
12 13 (0.038%) SuccessFactors
13 11 (0.032%) Amazon EMR
14 7 (0.020%) Taleo
14 7 (0.020%) IBM Blueworks
15 6 (0.017%) Yammer
16 5 (0.015%) Trello
16 5 (0.015%) LucidChart
17 4 (0.012%) Joyent
18 2 (0.006%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1231 (3.58%) Firewall
2 1085 (3.16%) TCP/IP
3 930 (2.71%) LAN
4 920 (2.68%) WAN
5 789 (2.30%) DNS
6 748 (2.18%) Internet
7 630 (1.83%) SAN
8 629 (1.83%) VPN
9 559 (1.63%) DHCP
10 426 (1.24%) Network Security
11 420 (1.22%) VoIP
12 281 (0.82%) Wireless
13 223 (0.65%) HTTP
14 198 (0.58%) FTP
15 186 (0.54%) Intranet
15 186 (0.54%) Intrusion Detection
16 182 (0.53%) IP Telephony
17 149 (0.43%) VLAN
18 147 (0.43%) SSL
19 140 (0.41%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4058 (11.82%) SQL Server
2 1433 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1227 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
4 1105 (3.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 803 (2.34%) Relational Database
6 747 (2.18%) SQL Server 2008
7 622 (1.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 538 (1.57%) Data Mining
9 509 (1.48%) Oracle Database
10 448 (1.30%) MySQL
11 404 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
12 378 (1.10%) QlikView
13 324 (0.94%) MS Access
14 319 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
15 312 (0.91%) Crystal Reports
16 290 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
17 284 (0.83%) Big Data
18 253 (0.74%) RDBMS
19 225 (0.66%) Oracle BI EE
20 220 (0.64%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1037 (3.02%) Selenium
2 583 (1.70%) JIRA
3 471 (1.37%) Visual Studio
4 435 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 412 (1.20%) WebDriver
6 388 (1.13%) QuickTest Pro
7 295 (0.86%) Cucumber
8 197 (0.57%) Oracle Forms
9 155 (0.45%) SoapUI
10 154 (0.45%) JUnit
11 152 (0.44%) SpecFlow
12 134 (0.39%) Git (software)
13 129 (0.38%) Toad
14 122 (0.36%) Subversion
15 119 (0.35%) Jenkins
16 111 (0.32%) Eclipse
17 110 (0.32%) JMeter
18 107 (0.31%) LoadRunner
19 78 (0.23%) FitNesse
20 71 (0.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 10460 (30.46%) Finance
2 2899 (8.44%) Banking
3 2746 (8.00%) Retail
4 1492 (4.35%) Marketing
5 1169 (3.40%) Telecoms
6 1000 (2.91%) Legal
7 986 (2.87%) Law
8 855 (2.49%) Front Office
9 798 (2.32%) Investment Banking
10 568 (1.65%) Manufacturing
11 545 (1.59%) Advertising
12 543 (1.58%) Back Office
13 455 (1.33%) Financial Institution
14 383 (1.12%) Billing
15 284 (0.83%) Retail Banking
16 282 (0.82%) Publishing
17 208 (0.61%) Games
18 170 (0.50%) Aerospace
19 167 (0.49%) German Language
20 164 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2138 (6.23%) .NET
2 1314 (3.83%) XML
3 1021 (2.97%) HTML
4 727 (2.12%) ASP.NET
5 715 (2.08%) Web Services
6 547 (1.59%) CSS
7 341 (0.99%) Middleware
8 282 (0.82%) J2EE
9 262 (0.76%) .NET Framework
10 259 (0.75%) SOAP
11 248 (0.72%) jQuery
12 237 (0.69%) FIX Protocol
13 167 (0.49%) WCF
14 166 (0.48%) Spring
15 153 (0.45%) XSLT
16 144 (0.42%) HTML5
17 119 (0.35%) Ajax
18 115 (0.33%) EDI
19 111 (0.32%) REST
20 110 (0.32%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4950 (14.42%) Analytical Skills
2 1510 (4.40%) Management Information System
3 1084 (3.16%) Computer Science
4 801 (2.33%) Blackberry
5 711 (2.07%) Mathematics
6 474 (1.38%) Statistics
7 460 (1.34%) User Experience
8 446 (1.30%) Fixed Income
9 443 (1.29%) Derivative
10 419 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 389 (1.13%) Equities
12 382 (1.11%) Visualisation
13 341 (0.99%) Mobile App
14 334 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
15 319 (0.93%) Data Structures
16 285 (0.83%) Hedge funds
17 279 (0.81%) Client/Server
18 272 (0.79%) FMCG
19 244 (0.71%) Credit Risk
20 205 (0.60%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6807 (19.82%) Windows
2 2088 (6.08%) Windows 7
3 1845 (5.37%) Linux
4 1734 (5.05%) UNIX
5 1560 (4.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 1092 (3.18%) Windows XP
7 945 (2.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 771 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 555 (1.62%) Windows 8
10 344 (1.00%) Android
11 307 (0.89%) Solaris
12 290 (0.84%) Apple iOS
13 199 (0.58%) Windows Vista
14 184 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 169 (0.49%) Mac OS X
16 141 (0.41%) AIX
17 74 (0.22%) CentOS
18 73 (0.21%) Mac OS
19 63 (0.18%) Windows 2000
20 61 (0.18%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5612 (16.34%) Agile Software Development
2 4908 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 4313 (12.56%) ITIL
4 2953 (8.60%) Project Management
5 2894 (8.43%) Business Intelligence
6 2318 (6.75%) Stakeholder Management
7 2160 (6.29%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2013 (5.86%) CRM
9 1850 (5.39%) E-Commerce
10 1822 (5.31%) Data Analysis
11 1703 (4.96%) Scrum
12 1581 (4.60%) Analytics
13 1504 (4.38%) Test Scripting
14 1484 (4.32%) Change Management
15 1450 (4.22%) UML
16 1338 (3.90%) Waterfall
17 1287 (3.75%) PRINCE2
18 1253 (3.65%) ERP
19 1147 (3.34%) Service Management
20 1141 (3.32%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 8809 (25.65%) SQL
2 2117 (6.17%) Java
3 1634 (4.76%) C#
4 979 (2.85%) JavaScript
5 958 (2.79%) T-SQL
6 845 (2.46%) VBA
7 651 (1.90%) PL/SQL
8 554 (1.61%) VB
9 547 (1.59%) Python
10 522 (1.52%) Perl
11 446 (1.30%) PowerShell
12 408 (1.19%) Shell Script
13 389 (1.13%) C
14 382 (1.11%) C++
15 314 (0.91%) R
16 292 (0.85%) VB.NET
17 282 (0.82%) PHP
18 202 (0.59%) ABAP
19 189 (0.55%) Bash Shell
20 174 (0.51%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4454 (12.97%) Degree
2 2410 (7.02%) ISEB
3 1001 (2.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 991 (2.89%) ISTQB
5 919 (2.68%) Security Cleared
6 658 (1.92%) SC Cleared
7 597 (1.74%) MCSE
8 591 (1.72%) MCP
9 552 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
10 535 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
11 477 (1.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 432 (1.26%) CISSP
13 343 (1.00%) CCNA
14 333 (0.97%) MCSA
15 226 (0.66%) DV Cleared
16 205 (0.60%) MCITP
17 189 (0.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 189 (0.55%) CCNP
18 151 (0.44%) PMI Certification
19 148 (0.43%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2391 (6.96%) QA
2 1559 (4.54%) SLA
3 412 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 254 (0.74%) PCI DSS
5 186 (0.54%) ISO 9001
6 143 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 106 (0.31%) Data Quality
8 105 (0.31%) COBIT
9 83 (0.24%) EMIR
10 71 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
11 68 (0.20%) Solvency II
12 52 (0.15%) MiFID
13 47 (0.14%) FATCA
14 34 (0.099%) Basel III
15 31 (0.090%) ISO/IEC 17799
16 27 (0.079%) Basel II
17 23 (0.067%) ISO 14001
17 23 (0.067%) FINREP
18 20 (0.058%) COREP
19 19 (0.055%) P3O
System Software
1 3825 (11.14%) Active Directory
2 1085 (3.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 457 (1.33%) Hyper-V
4 451 (1.31%) XenApp
5 330 (0.96%) vSphere
6 226 (0.66%) XenDesktop
7 196 (0.57%) VMware ESX
8 125 (0.36%) Snort
9 108 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
10 88 (0.26%) Terminal Services
11 81 (0.24%) XenServer
12 79 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
13 66 (0.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 45 (0.13%) Terminal Server
15 43 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
16 33 (0.096%) NFS
17 32 (0.093%) VMware Server
18 27 (0.079%) Xen
19 25 (0.073%) Microsoft Virtual Server
20 20 (0.058%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 616 (1.79%) SCCM
2 514 (1.50%) HP Quality Center
3 229 (0.67%) SCOM
4 103 (0.30%) Backup Exec
5 102 (0.30%) NetBackup
6 101 (0.29%) Norton AntiVirus
7 98 (0.29%) Nagios
8 92 (0.27%) WSUS
9 77 (0.22%) Tivoli
10 69 (0.20%) OpenView
10 69 (0.20%) Control-M
11 49 (0.14%) Puppet
12 47 (0.14%) Opsview
13 42 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 41 (0.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 40 (0.12%) McAfee ePO
16 39 (0.11%) WMI
17 33 (0.096%) XenMobile
18 30 (0.087%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
19 26 (0.076%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 7024 (20.46%) Microsoft
2 3047 (8.87%) Oracle
3 1712 (4.99%) VMware
4 1711 (4.98%) Citrix
5 1515 (4.41%) SAP
6 1261 (3.67%) Cisco
7 1098 (3.20%) HP
8 718 (2.09%) Business Objects
9 542 (1.58%) IBM
10 428 (1.25%) Google
11 419 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
12 366 (1.07%) Cognos
13 310 (0.90%) Tableau
14 285 (0.83%) CheckPoint
14 285 (0.83%) Symantec
14 285 (0.83%) Remedy
15 284 (0.83%) NetApp
16 263 (0.77%) Apple
17 261 (0.76%) Bloomberg
18 249 (0.73%) Red Hat
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Salary: From £26,000 to £30,000 per annum + 29 days + share ops scheme + pensi
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London
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Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, pension, incetives
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London
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus and benefits
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Provident Financial Management Services Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Plus upto 30% bonus + Bens
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TechnoRecruit
Salary: From £24,000 to £26,700 per annum DOE
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People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus+Benefits
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Salary: £40000.00 - £57500.00 per annum + package & bonus
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Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
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