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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 9 11 10
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 17436 18186 17047
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.73% 15.06% 15.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.62% 15.92% 15.93%
Number of salaries quoted 14402 15091 14361
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,250 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -

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
104884 114227 107029
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.65% 94.59% 94.74%
Number of salaries quoted 85795 92537 89098
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 £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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +1 16303 £40,000 - 2319
London -1 7023 £47,500 - 904
South East +1 3190 £38,891 -0.27% 423
City of London +1 1761 £47,500 - 367
Yorkshire +2 1461 £35,000 +6.06% 198
East of England 0 1221 £37,500 - 142
West Yorkshire 0 1015 £35,000 +2.94% 143
North West +1 987 £35,000 +7.69% 214
South West 0 926 £35,000 -4.10% 201
West Midlands -7 768 £36,500 +4.28% 103
Leeds +1 715 £35,000 - 86
Berkshire +9 691 £45,000 +13.92% 85
East Midlands +5 681 £35,000 - 106
Surrey 0 672 £37,500 -10.71% 79
Hampshire +3 589 £37,500 -5.06% 72
Scotland +3 557 £40,000 +14.28% 108
Manchester -1 521 £35,000 +11.11% 91
Buckinghamshire +4 444 £37,500 +7.14% 43
Hertfordshire -5 368 £35,000 - 54
Bristol 0 317 £35,000 -11.94% 63
Cheshire +2 284 £35,000 +7.69% 68
Milton Keynes +1 279 £35,500 +1.42% 31
Essex +2 278 £40,000 - 17
Reading +10 276 £43,000 +14.66% 35
Bedfordshire +7 265 £39,500 +12.85% 22
Wales -2 265 £32,500 +3.17% 12
Nottinghamshire +12 257 £35,000 +1.44% 21
Edinburgh -1 249 £38,000 +8.57% 69
South Wales -4 243 £33,375 +4.29% 12
Nottingham +14 242 £35,000 - 19

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 10461 (30.80%) Finance
2 8724 (25.69%) SQL
3 6877 (20.25%) Microsoft
4 6658 (19.61%) Windows
5 5636 (16.60%) Agile Software Development
6 5139 (15.13%) MS Excel
7 4956 (14.59%) Analytical Skills
8 4863 (14.32%) Business Analysis
9 4405 (12.97%) Degree
10 4219 (12.42%) ITIL
11 3997 (11.77%) SQL Server
12 3809 (11.22%) MS Office
13 3743 (11.02%) Active Directory
14 3023 (8.90%) Oracle
15 3007 (8.85%) Project Management
16 2942 (8.66%) Banking
17 2859 (8.42%) Business Intelligence
18 2720 (8.01%) Retail
19 2404 (7.08%) QA
20 2368 (6.97%) Stakeholder Management
21 2336 (6.88%) ISEB
22 2192 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
23 2134 (6.28%) .NET
24 2091 (6.16%) Java
25 2032 (5.98%) Windows 7
26 1954 (5.75%) CRM
27 1835 (5.40%) E-Commerce
28 1814 (5.34%) Data Analysis
29 1808 (5.32%) Linux
30 1715 (5.05%) Scrum

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 1636 (4.82%) MS Exchange
2 1216 (3.58%) SharePoint
3 867 (2.55%) SAS
4 693 (2.04%) IIS
5 685 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2010
6 404 (1.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 344 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2007
8 303 (0.89%) Tomcat
9 295 (0.87%) Lync
10 244 (0.72%) WebSphere
11 243 (0.72%) Apache
12 226 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
13 221 (0.65%) CMS
14 214 (0.63%) WebLogic
15 200 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2003
16 164 (0.48%) JBoss
17 163 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
18 144 (0.42%) WorkSite
19 137 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
20 124 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5139 (15.13%) MS Excel
2 3809 (11.22%) MS Office
3 965 (2.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 883 (2.60%) MS Visio
5 459 (1.35%) MS Project
6 303 (0.89%) SPSS
7 130 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
8 72 (0.21%) PowerPivot
9 34 (0.10%) Photoshop
10 31 (0.091%) FastStats
11 29 (0.085%) Adobe Illustrator
12 12 (0.035%) Acrobat
13 11 (0.032%) Mingle
13 11 (0.032%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 10 (0.029%) Final Cut Pro
14 10 (0.029%) InfoPath
15 9 (0.027%) Adobe Captivate
15 9 (0.027%) Fireworks
16 8 (0.024%) S-PLUS
16 8 (0.024%) Stata
Business Applications
1 434 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
2 423 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 339 (1.00%) Oracle EBS R12
4 290 (0.85%) Oracle General Ledger
5 279 (0.82%) Google Analytics
6 265 (0.78%) Oracle Receivables
7 234 (0.69%) Oracle Financials
8 233 (0.69%) Oracle Payables
9 194 (0.57%) SAP FI
10 192 (0.57%) SAP CO
11 188 (0.55%) SAP FI/CO
12 161 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
13 149 (0.44%) Oracle Assets
14 144 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
15 140 (0.41%) SAP SD
16 109 (0.32%) SAP MM
17 97 (0.29%) Oracle 11i
18 88 (0.26%) SAP ERP
19 83 (0.24%) Markit EDM
20 82 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 414 (1.22%) SaaS
2 252 (0.74%) Office 365
3 131 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
4 92 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
5 82 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
6 46 (0.14%) Force.com
6 46 (0.14%) Mimecast
7 35 (0.10%) PaaS
8 32 (0.094%) Amazon EC2
8 32 (0.094%) Google Apps
9 29 (0.085%) Amazon S3
10 25 (0.074%) IaaS
11 13 (0.038%) Amazon EMR
11 13 (0.038%) SuccessFactors
12 8 (0.024%) Symantec.cloud
12 8 (0.024%) Silverpop
13 7 (0.021%) Lucidchart
14 6 (0.018%) Taleo
15 5 (0.015%) SmartFocus
15 5 (0.015%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 1244 (3.66%) Firewall
2 1006 (2.96%) TCP/IP
3 940 (2.77%) LAN
4 914 (2.69%) WAN
5 767 (2.26%) DNS
6 736 (2.17%) Internet
7 605 (1.78%) SAN
8 591 (1.74%) VPN
9 547 (1.61%) DHCP
10 417 (1.23%) Network Security
11 387 (1.14%) VoIP
12 282 (0.83%) Wireless
13 205 (0.60%) HTTP
14 188 (0.55%) Intranet
14 188 (0.55%) Intrusion Detection
15 167 (0.49%) FTP
16 166 (0.49%) IP Telephony
17 154 (0.45%) VLAN
18 144 (0.42%) SSL
19 128 (0.38%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3997 (11.77%) SQL Server
2 1419 (4.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1234 (3.63%) Data Warehouse
4 1097 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 786 (2.31%) Relational Database
6 703 (2.07%) SQL Server 2008
7 603 (1.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 521 (1.53%) Data Mining
9 494 (1.45%) Oracle Database
10 435 (1.28%) MySQL
11 379 (1.12%) QlikView
12 378 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
13 313 (0.92%) Crystal Reports
14 303 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
15 298 (0.88%) MS Access
16 295 (0.87%) Big Data
17 278 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
18 251 (0.74%) RDBMS
19 214 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
19 214 (0.63%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 1058 (3.12%) Selenium
2 592 (1.74%) JIRA
3 464 (1.37%) Visual Studio
4 426 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 423 (1.25%) WebDriver
6 394 (1.16%) QuickTest Pro
7 299 (0.88%) Cucumber
8 190 (0.56%) Oracle Forms
9 158 (0.47%) SpecFlow
10 155 (0.46%) JUnit
11 150 (0.44%) SoapUI
12 138 (0.41%) Toad
13 123 (0.36%) Subversion
13 123 (0.36%) Git (software)
13 123 (0.36%) Jenkins
14 118 (0.35%) LoadRunner
15 102 (0.30%) JMeter
16 100 (0.29%) Eclipse
17 74 (0.22%) FitNesse
18 70 (0.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10461 (30.80%) Finance
2 2942 (8.66%) Banking
3 2720 (8.01%) Retail
4 1478 (4.35%) Marketing
5 1183 (3.48%) Telecoms
6 1005 (2.96%) Law
7 988 (2.91%) Legal
8 852 (2.51%) Front Office
9 814 (2.40%) Investment Banking
10 561 (1.65%) Back Office
10 561 (1.65%) Manufacturing
11 556 (1.64%) Advertising
12 459 (1.35%) Financial Institution
13 379 (1.12%) Billing
14 295 (0.87%) Retail Banking
15 276 (0.81%) Publishing
16 221 (0.65%) Games
17 161 (0.47%) German Language
18 149 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
19 144 (0.42%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2134 (6.28%) .NET
2 1271 (3.74%) XML
3 1005 (2.96%) HTML
4 721 (2.12%) ASP.NET
5 718 (2.11%) Web Services
6 528 (1.55%) CSS
7 331 (0.97%) Middleware
8 269 (0.79%) J2EE
9 254 (0.75%) .NET Framework
10 240 (0.71%) FIX Protocol
11 239 (0.70%) SOAP
12 218 (0.64%) jQuery
13 162 (0.48%) WCF
14 156 (0.46%) Spring
15 153 (0.45%) XSLT
16 135 (0.40%) HTML5
17 116 (0.34%) Ajax
18 115 (0.34%) EDI
19 108 (0.32%) JSON
20 107 (0.32%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4956 (14.59%) Analytical Skills
2 1488 (4.38%) Management Information System
3 1053 (3.10%) Computer Science
4 769 (2.26%) Blackberry
5 700 (2.06%) Mathematics
6 486 (1.43%) User Experience
7 467 (1.38%) Statistics
8 461 (1.36%) Fixed Income
9 456 (1.34%) Derivative
10 430 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 405 (1.19%) Equities
12 389 (1.15%) Visualisation
13 369 (1.09%) Mobile App
14 331 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
15 301 (0.89%) Hedge funds
15 301 (0.89%) Data Structures
16 294 (0.87%) Client/Server
17 282 (0.83%) FMCG
18 236 (0.69%) Credit Risk
19 203 (0.60%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6658 (19.61%) Windows
2 2032 (5.98%) Windows 7
3 1808 (5.32%) Linux
4 1629 (4.80%) UNIX
5 1491 (4.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 1009 (2.97%) Windows XP
7 901 (2.65%) Windows Server 2003
8 770 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 567 (1.67%) Windows 8
10 353 (1.04%) Android
11 291 (0.86%) Apple iOS
12 272 (0.80%) Solaris
13 179 (0.53%) Windows Vista
14 171 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 161 (0.47%) Mac OS X
16 145 (0.43%) AIX
17 76 (0.22%) CentOS
18 69 (0.20%) Mac OS
19 63 (0.19%) Windows 2000
20 51 (0.15%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5636 (16.60%) Agile Software Development
2 4863 (14.32%) Business Analysis
3 4219 (12.42%) ITIL
4 3007 (8.85%) Project Management
5 2859 (8.42%) Business Intelligence
6 2368 (6.97%) Stakeholder Management
7 2192 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1954 (5.75%) CRM
9 1835 (5.40%) E-Commerce
10 1814 (5.34%) Data Analysis
11 1715 (5.05%) Scrum
12 1598 (4.71%) Analytics
13 1512 (4.45%) Test Scripting
14 1458 (4.29%) Change Management
15 1435 (4.23%) UML
16 1352 (3.98%) Waterfall
17 1269 (3.74%) PRINCE2
18 1229 (3.62%) ERP
19 1168 (3.44%) Use Case
20 1159 (3.41%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 8724 (25.69%) SQL
2 2091 (6.16%) Java
3 1602 (4.72%) C#
4 949 (2.79%) JavaScript
5 918 (2.70%) T-SQL
6 810 (2.39%) VBA
7 629 (1.85%) PL/SQL
8 547 (1.61%) VB
9 520 (1.53%) Python
10 483 (1.42%) Perl
11 449 (1.32%) PowerShell
12 375 (1.10%) C
13 374 (1.10%) Shell Script
14 339 (1.00%) C++
15 319 (0.94%) R
16 284 (0.84%) VB.NET
17 265 (0.78%) PHP
18 196 (0.58%) Bash Shell
19 177 (0.52%) VBScript
20 174 (0.51%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 4405 (12.97%) Degree
2 2336 (6.88%) ISEB
3 987 (2.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 969 (2.85%) ISTQB
5 938 (2.76%) Security Cleared
6 671 (1.98%) SC Cleared
7 587 (1.73%) MCSE
8 578 (1.70%) MCP
9 554 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
10 551 (1.62%) ITIL Certification
11 454 (1.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 432 (1.27%) CISSP
13 371 (1.09%) CCNA
14 332 (0.98%) MCSA
15 236 (0.69%) DV Cleared
16 200 (0.59%) MCITP
17 194 (0.57%) CCNP
18 191 (0.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 157 (0.46%) PMI Certification
20 147 (0.43%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2404 (7.08%) QA
2 1539 (4.53%) SLA
3 418 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 245 (0.72%) PCI DSS
5 187 (0.55%) ISO 9001
6 128 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 117 (0.34%) COBIT
8 100 (0.29%) Data Quality
9 80 (0.24%) EMIR
10 79 (0.23%) Solvency II
11 68 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
12 53 (0.16%) MiFID
13 44 (0.13%) FATCA
14 29 (0.085%) Basel II
14 29 (0.085%) ISO/IEC 17799
15 25 (0.074%) Basel III
16 21 (0.062%) ISO 14001
17 20 (0.059%) FINREP
18 18 (0.053%) P3O
18 18 (0.053%) CRD IV
System Software
1 3743 (11.02%) Active Directory
2 1071 (3.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 474 (1.40%) Hyper-V
4 442 (1.30%) XenApp
5 334 (0.98%) vSphere
6 230 (0.68%) XenDesktop
7 186 (0.55%) VMware ESX
8 125 (0.37%) Snort
9 106 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
10 84 (0.25%) Terminal Services
11 81 (0.24%) XenServer
12 79 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
13 61 (0.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 37 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
14 37 (0.11%) Terminal Server
15 36 (0.11%) VMware Server
16 28 (0.082%) NFS
17 26 (0.077%) IMail Server
18 24 (0.071%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 24 (0.071%) Xen
Systems Management
1 613 (1.81%) SCCM
2 483 (1.42%) HP Quality Center
3 221 (0.65%) SCOM
4 98 (0.29%) Norton AntiVirus
4 98 (0.29%) Backup Exec
5 96 (0.28%) NetBackup
6 93 (0.27%) Nagios
7 90 (0.27%) WSUS
8 70 (0.21%) Tivoli
9 64 (0.19%) Control-M
10 63 (0.19%) OpenView
11 53 (0.16%) Puppet
12 44 (0.13%) Opsview
13 41 (0.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 38 (0.11%) McAfee ePO
15 37 (0.11%) WMI
16 33 (0.097%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 33 (0.097%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
17 29 (0.085%) XenMobile
18 28 (0.082%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 6877 (20.25%) Microsoft
2 3023 (8.90%) Oracle
3 1693 (4.99%) VMware
4 1658 (4.88%) Citrix
5 1520 (4.48%) SAP
6 1261 (3.71%) Cisco
7 1072 (3.16%) HP
8 679 (2.00%) Business Objects
9 558 (1.64%) IBM
10 414 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
11 413 (1.22%) Google
12 370 (1.09%) Cognos
13 330 (0.97%) Tableau
14 291 (0.86%) NetApp
15 289 (0.85%) Symantec
16 271 (0.80%) CheckPoint
17 267 (0.79%) Remedy
18 256 (0.75%) Apple
19 240 (0.71%) Red Hat
20 236 (0.69%) Bloomberg
Reading, Berkshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum + Private Healthcare + Pension
Posted: 8 hours ago
East London
Truphone
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: 10% bonus and travel allowance
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum 15% Bonus and benefit package
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum 15% bonus and company pension
Posted: 9 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £21000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + pension, parking, training
Posted: 9 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £62,500 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: 9 hours ago
Lancashire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum range of benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + pension + other benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Alness, Ross-Shire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum cool benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bonus & Package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Share options, home working
Posted: 10 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 Per Annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £41000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Johnson & Johnson
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
AMsource Technology
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Pension, Life Insurance, 25 days hols
Posted: 10 hours ago