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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 6 8 11
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 17555 18885 15924
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.87% 16.26% 14.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.85% 17.21% 15.68%
Number of salaries quoted 14649 15465 13329
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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
104155 109749 101582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.18% 94.52% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 86857 88754 84247
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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
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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 +4 16292 £40,000 - 2029
London 0 7062 £50,000 +5.26% 794
South East -1 2904 £37,500 - 342
City of London +1 1720 £50,000 +5.26% 227
East of England +1 1202 £37,500 - 120
North West +3 1187 £35,000 +7.69% 232
Yorkshire -7 1164 £35,000 +1.83% 152
South West +3 989 £33,000 -4.34% 157
West Midlands 0 890 £35,500 +1.42% 124
East Midlands +3 805 £37,500 +10.29% 91
West Yorkshire -6 803 £35,000 +4.47% 106
Scotland +1 702 £38,000 +1.33% 112
Berkshire +1 665 £40,000 - 76
Manchester +3 658 £35,000 +11.11% 129
Surrey -2 592 £35,000 -12.50% 75
Leeds -9 533 £35,000 - 72
Hampshire 0 468 £37,500 - 71
Buckinghamshire +7 467 £37,500 +7.14% 38
Hertfordshire -4 397 £40,000 -5.88% 43
Edinburgh -1 375 £39,250 +4.66% 64
Cheshire +1 352 £32,500 +8.33% 39
Milton Keynes +2 317 £37,500 +7.14% 27
Wales -2 308 £32,500 +8.33% 44
Nottinghamshire +9 293 £35,000 +3.55% 35
South Wales -1 291 £32,500 +8.33% 41
Reading +3 286 £40,000 -3.61% 36
Cambridgeshire +9 283 £35,000 -5.40% 25
Nottingham +11 281 £35,000 - 27
Birmingham -3 277 £37,500 -2.59% 37
Bristol -4 268 £33,000 -5.71% 55

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 11017 (32.07%) Finance
2 9218 (26.83%) SQL
3 6636 (19.32%) Microsoft
4 6065 (17.66%) Windows
5 6023 (17.53%) Agile Software Development
6 5677 (16.53%) Analytical Skills
7 4952 (14.42%) Degree
8 4880 (14.21%) Business Analysis
9 4667 (13.59%) MS Excel
10 4108 (11.96%) SQL Server
11 3855 (11.22%) ITIL
12 3604 (10.49%) MS Office
13 3404 (9.91%) Banking
14 3208 (9.34%) Active Directory
15 3154 (9.18%) Project Management
16 3071 (8.94%) Oracle
17 2828 (8.23%) Business Intelligence
18 2685 (7.82%) QA
19 2582 (7.52%) Stakeholder Management
20 2570 (7.48%) Retail
21 2270 (6.61%) User Acceptance Testing
22 2253 (6.56%) SDLC
23 2096 (6.10%) .NET
24 2058 (5.99%) Java
25 2042 (5.94%) ISEB
26 1964 (5.72%) Analytics
27 1941 (5.65%) Scrum
28 1808 (5.26%) Linux
28 1808 (5.26%) Data Analysis
29 1780 (5.18%) C#

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 1459 (4.25%) MS Exchange
2 1357 (3.95%) SharePoint
3 914 (2.66%) SAS
4 616 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 589 (1.71%) IIS
6 284 (0.83%) Apache
6 284 (0.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 263 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2007
8 245 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
9 240 (0.70%) Tomcat
10 237 (0.69%) Lync
11 224 (0.65%) CMS
12 217 (0.63%) WebSphere
13 157 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2003
14 156 (0.45%) WorkSite
15 144 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
16 136 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
17 130 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
18 123 (0.36%) WebLogic
19 122 (0.36%) Confluence
Applications
1 4667 (13.59%) MS Excel
2 3604 (10.49%) MS Office
3 954 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 875 (2.55%) MS Visio
5 445 (1.30%) MS Project
6 326 (0.95%) SPSS
7 203 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
8 74 (0.22%) PowerPivot
9 49 (0.14%) FastStats
10 26 (0.076%) Photoshop
11 16 (0.047%) Adobe Illustrator
12 15 (0.044%) Open Workbench
12 15 (0.044%) GNU Octave
13 14 (0.041%) Stata
14 12 (0.035%) Acrobat
14 12 (0.035%) InfoPath
14 12 (0.035%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 10 (0.029%) S-PLUS
16 7 (0.020%) Mathematica
16 7 (0.020%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 370 (1.08%) Oracle EBS
2 340 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
3 277 (0.81%) Oracle EBS R12
4 176 (0.51%) SAP FI
5 175 (0.51%) Oracle General Ledger
6 162 (0.47%) SAP MM
7 160 (0.47%) SAP CO
8 157 (0.46%) SAP FI/CO
9 156 (0.45%) Oracle Financials
10 137 (0.40%) SAP SD
11 133 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
12 132 (0.38%) Oracle Receivables
13 129 (0.38%) Markit EDM
14 123 (0.36%) Oracle Payables
15 99 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
16 98 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
17 88 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
18 86 (0.25%) thinkFolio
19 79 (0.23%) SAP PP
19 79 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 405 (1.18%) SaaS
2 365 (1.06%) Office 365
3 340 (0.99%) Google Analytics
4 218 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
5 150 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
6 112 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
7 89 (0.26%) Adobe Analytics
8 49 (0.14%) PaaS
8 49 (0.14%) Mimecast
9 38 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
10 36 (0.10%) Amazon S3
11 32 (0.093%) SuccessFactors
12 27 (0.079%) IaaS
13 18 (0.052%) Force.com
14 17 (0.049%) IBM Blueworks
15 14 (0.041%) Lucidchart
15 14 (0.041%) Google Apps
16 12 (0.035%) GitHub
17 10 (0.029%) Taleo
18 9 (0.026%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 1164 (3.39%) Firewall
2 949 (2.76%) TCP/IP
3 902 (2.63%) LAN
4 873 (2.54%) WAN
5 706 (2.06%) DNS
5 706 (2.06%) Internet
6 549 (1.60%) DHCP
7 524 (1.53%) VPN
8 512 (1.49%) SAN
9 357 (1.04%) VoIP
10 344 (1.00%) Network Security
11 271 (0.79%) Wireless
12 249 (0.72%) Intrusion Detection
13 198 (0.58%) Intranet
14 184 (0.54%) HTTP
15 162 (0.47%) VLAN
16 158 (0.46%) Cisco ASA
17 151 (0.44%) MPLS
18 128 (0.37%) SMTP
19 127 (0.37%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4108 (11.96%) SQL Server
2 1400 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
3 1322 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1192 (3.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 755 (2.20%) Relational Database
6 666 (1.94%) BusinessObjects
7 556 (1.62%) SQL Server 2008
8 524 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 519 (1.51%) Oracle Database
10 514 (1.50%) QlikView
11 427 (1.24%) Data Mining
12 397 (1.16%) Big Data
13 328 (0.95%) Crystal Reports
14 316 (0.92%) MySQL
15 300 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
16 295 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
17 266 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
18 233 (0.68%) Oracle BI EE
19 218 (0.63%) RDBMS
20 212 (0.62%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1134 (3.30%) Selenium
2 761 (2.22%) JIRA
3 444 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 389 (1.13%) HP UFT
5 384 (1.12%) Visual Studio
6 377 (1.10%) WebDriver
7 305 (0.89%) Cucumber
8 176 (0.51%) SpecFlow
9 167 (0.49%) Subversion
10 152 (0.44%) Toad
11 147 (0.43%) SoapUI
12 142 (0.41%) Jenkins
13 124 (0.36%) LoadRunner
14 115 (0.33%) JUnit
14 115 (0.33%) Oracle Forms
15 112 (0.33%) Git (software)
16 105 (0.31%) FitNesse
17 103 (0.30%) JMeter
18 64 (0.19%) Eclipse
18 64 (0.19%) Maven
General
1 11017 (32.07%) Finance
2 3404 (9.91%) Banking
3 2570 (7.48%) Retail
4 1484 (4.32%) Marketing
5 1208 (3.52%) Telecoms
6 992 (2.89%) Legal
7 978 (2.85%) Law
8 950 (2.77%) Front Office
9 949 (2.76%) Investment Banking
10 803 (2.34%) Back Office
11 566 (1.65%) Manufacturing
12 559 (1.63%) Advertising
13 424 (1.23%) Financial Institution
14 352 (1.02%) Retail Banking
15 338 (0.98%) Billing
16 282 (0.82%) Publishing
17 217 (0.63%) Games
18 158 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
19 150 (0.44%) German Language
20 124 (0.36%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2096 (6.10%) .NET
2 1197 (3.48%) XML
3 990 (2.88%) HTML
4 766 (2.23%) Web Services
5 603 (1.76%) ASP.NET
6 533 (1.55%) CSS
7 302 (0.88%) SOAP
8 270 (0.79%) FIX Protocol
9 223 (0.65%) .NET Framework
10 215 (0.63%) Middleware
11 191 (0.56%) J2EE
12 170 (0.49%) REST
13 157 (0.46%) WCF
14 149 (0.43%) jQuery
15 129 (0.38%) Spring
16 124 (0.36%) HTML5
16 124 (0.36%) XSLT
17 122 (0.36%) Gherkin
18 109 (0.32%) EDI
19 87 (0.25%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5677 (16.53%) Analytical Skills
2 1644 (4.79%) Management Information System
3 1343 (3.91%) Computer Science
4 947 (2.76%) Mathematics
5 635 (1.85%) Derivative
6 551 (1.60%) User Experience
7 546 (1.59%) Equities
8 534 (1.55%) Statistics
9 528 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 522 (1.52%) Fixed Income
11 521 (1.52%) Blackberry
12 508 (1.48%) Data Centre
13 440 (1.28%) Visualisation
14 381 (1.11%) Hedge funds
15 343 (1.00%) Client/Server
16 324 (0.94%) Mobile App
17 274 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
18 263 (0.77%) FMCG
19 259 (0.75%) Credit Risk
20 255 (0.74%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 6065 (17.66%) Windows
2 1808 (5.26%) Linux
3 1775 (5.17%) UNIX
4 1709 (4.98%) Windows 7
5 1415 (4.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 852 (2.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 818 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 700 (2.04%) Windows XP
9 545 (1.59%) Windows 8
10 321 (0.93%) Android
11 266 (0.77%) Apple iOS
12 211 (0.61%) Solaris
13 151 (0.44%) Windows Vista
14 115 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 113 (0.33%) AIX
16 111 (0.32%) Mac OS X
17 75 (0.22%) Windows 2000 Server
18 71 (0.21%) Windows 2000
19 50 (0.15%) CentOS
19 50 (0.15%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6023 (17.53%) Agile Software Development
2 4880 (14.21%) Business Analysis
3 3855 (11.22%) ITIL
4 3154 (9.18%) Project Management
5 2828 (8.23%) Business Intelligence
6 2582 (7.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 2270 (6.61%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2253 (6.56%) SDLC
9 1964 (5.72%) Analytics
10 1941 (5.65%) Scrum
11 1808 (5.26%) Data Analysis
12 1732 (5.04%) CRM
13 1513 (4.40%) E-Commerce
14 1499 (4.36%) Change Management
15 1404 (4.09%) Test Scripting
16 1361 (3.96%) Waterfall
17 1270 (3.70%) UML
18 1245 (3.62%) Data Modelling
19 1211 (3.53%) PRINCE2
20 1208 (3.52%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 9218 (26.83%) SQL
2 2058 (5.99%) Java
3 1780 (5.18%) C#
4 1039 (3.02%) T-SQL
5 890 (2.59%) JavaScript
6 750 (2.18%) VBA
7 747 (2.17%) Python
8 700 (2.04%) PL/SQL
9 617 (1.80%) Perl
10 593 (1.73%) VB
11 501 (1.46%) C
12 446 (1.30%) PowerShell
13 344 (1.00%) Shell Script
14 334 (0.97%) PHP
15 316 (0.92%) R
16 283 (0.82%) VB.NET
17 277 (0.81%) C++
18 225 (0.66%) Bash Shell
19 189 (0.55%) Ruby
20 170 (0.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4952 (14.42%) Degree
2 2042 (5.94%) ISEB
3 1071 (3.12%) Security Cleared
4 882 (2.57%) ISTQB
5 795 (2.31%) Microsoft Certification
6 708 (2.06%) SC Cleared
7 593 (1.73%) Cisco Certification
8 512 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
9 506 (1.47%) CISSP
10 479 (1.39%) CCNA
11 393 (1.14%) MCSE
12 357 (1.04%) MCP
13 354 (1.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 235 (0.68%) MCSA
15 232 (0.68%) CCNP
16 208 (0.61%) CISM
17 202 (0.59%) DV Cleared
18 192 (0.56%) PMI Certification
19 187 (0.54%) MCITP
20 164 (0.48%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2685 (7.82%) QA
2 1431 (4.17%) SLA
3 445 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 250 (0.73%) PCI DSS
5 162 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 150 (0.44%) Data Quality
7 129 (0.38%) ISO 9001
8 96 (0.28%) Solvency II
8 96 (0.28%) MiFID
9 84 (0.24%) EMIR
10 81 (0.24%) Dodd-Frank
11 74 (0.22%) COBIT
12 45 (0.13%) FATCA
13 29 (0.084%) P3O
14 28 (0.082%) CRD IV
15 27 (0.079%) Basel III
15 27 (0.079%) Basel II
16 24 (0.070%) COREP
17 18 (0.052%) ISO 14001
18 16 (0.047%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 3208 (9.34%) Active Directory
2 1045 (3.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 440 (1.28%) Hyper-V
4 373 (1.09%) vSphere
5 356 (1.04%) XenApp
6 166 (0.48%) XenDesktop
7 107 (0.31%) VMware ESX
8 92 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
9 91 (0.26%) Terminal Services
10 88 (0.26%) Snort
11 87 (0.25%) XenServer
12 70 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
13 59 (0.17%) ISA Server
14 54 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
14 54 (0.16%) VMware Server
15 48 (0.14%) Forefront TMG
16 44 (0.13%) IMail Server
17 42 (0.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
18 38 (0.11%) DFS Replication
19 35 (0.10%) UAG
Systems Management
1 554 (1.61%) SCCM
2 401 (1.17%) HP Quality Center
3 213 (0.62%) SCOM
4 92 (0.27%) Backup Exec
4 92 (0.27%) WSUS
5 81 (0.24%) Norton AntiVirus
6 77 (0.22%) Nagios
7 73 (0.21%) McAfee ePO
8 69 (0.20%) NetBackup
9 64 (0.19%) Nessus
9 64 (0.19%) Puppet
10 61 (0.18%) Control-M
11 43 (0.13%) Tivoli
12 40 (0.12%) OpenView
13 33 (0.096%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 33 (0.096%) Opscode Chef
13 33 (0.096%) EMC NetWorker
13 33 (0.096%) ITRS Geneos
14 32 (0.093%) BladeLogic
15 31 (0.090%) Nmap
Vendors
1 6636 (19.32%) Microsoft
2 3071 (8.94%) Oracle
3 1723 (5.02%) VMware
4 1564 (4.55%) SAP
5 1379 (4.01%) Citrix
6 1252 (3.64%) Cisco
7 842 (2.45%) HP
8 625 (1.82%) IBM
9 477 (1.39%) Tableau
10 429 (1.25%) Google
11 412 (1.20%) Cognos
12 376 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
13 323 (0.94%) Sybase
14 303 (0.88%) Remedy
15 296 (0.86%) CheckPoint
16 281 (0.82%) NetApp
17 267 (0.78%) Bloomberg
18 245 (0.71%) Juniper
19 241 (0.70%) Symantec
20 208 (0.61%) McAfee
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 16 minutes ago
London
Cititec
Salary: £75k per year
Posted: 19 minutes ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £30k per year
Posted: 20 minutes ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Salary: Total remuneration £31,000 - £37,000 (inclusive of benefits)
Posted: 21 minutes ago
Slough, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 29 minutes ago
Central London / West End
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25500 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 33 minutes ago
London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Package
Posted: 33 minutes ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £55,000
Posted: 35 minutes ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £55,000
Posted: 36 minutes ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonuses and benefits
Posted: 36 minutes ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £55,000
Posted: 36 minutes ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000, with excellent benefits
Posted: 40 minutes ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000, with excellent benefits
Posted: 42 minutes ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000, with excellent benefits
Posted: 42 minutes ago
West Malling, Kent
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £25000 Per Annum
Posted: 44 minutes ago
Marlborough, Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 47 minutes ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £43000.00 per annum
Posted: 48 minutes ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 48 minutes ago
Surrey
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 50 minutes ago
Fife
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 51 minutes ago