The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 9 7 8
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 14735 17419 18822
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.07% 15.85% 16.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.63% 16.48% 16.88%
Number of salaries quoted 12465 14486 15440
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +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
94249 105728 111501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.37% 96.20% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 79336 87614 89975
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Analyst in the job title.

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 24 August 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 24 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -1 13849 £40,000 - 1544
London -1 5662 £48,000 -4.00% 555
South East 0 2556 £37,500 - 261
Yorkshire +5 1130 £32,500 -7.14% 136
East of England +5 1091 £37,500 - 93
City of London -1 1055 £50,000 - 175
West Midlands +4 1020 £37,500 +4.16% 134
North West -4 964 £35,000 - 138
South West -2 773 £35,000 +6.06% 149
West Yorkshire +1 750 £32,500 -7.14% 93
East Midlands -3 574 £35,000 -6.04% 60
Berkshire -3 561 £45,000 +12.50% 49
Surrey +2 535 £37,500 +2.45% 53
Leeds +3 519 £32,500 -7.14% 63
Manchester -4 503 £35,000 - 84
Birmingham +4 376 £38,696 +3.18% 41
Hertfordshire +5 371 £40,000 - 28
Hampshire -2 369 £33,500 -10.66% 53
Scotland -9 366 £38,500 +1.31% 47
Buckinghamshire -6 290 £35,000 -6.66% 24
West Sussex +6 289 £35,500 -11.25% 23
Bristol +1 233 £33,000 +1.53% 47
Essex 0 231 £37,500 - 16
Wales -5 212 £32,000 -1.53% 17
Nottinghamshire -1 197 £35,000 - 27
South Wales -2 190 £31,849 -2.00% 13
Cheshire -4 189 £34,000 +4.61% 22
Edinburgh -2 186 £42,500 +11.84% 29
East Sussex +17 180 £37,500 - 17
Coventry +10 178 £40,000 - 17

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 8826 (29.57%) Finance
2 7865 (26.35%) SQL
3 5931 (19.87%) Agile Software Development
4 5835 (19.55%) Microsoft
5 5674 (19.01%) Windows
6 4357 (14.60%) Analytical Skills
7 4072 (13.64%) Business Analysis
8 3879 (12.99%) MS Excel
9 3862 (12.94%) ITIL
10 3817 (12.79%) Degree
11 3462 (11.60%) Active Directory
12 3263 (10.93%) MS Office
13 3244 (10.87%) SQL Server
14 2671 (8.95%) Stakeholder Management
15 2467 (8.26%) Project Management
16 2424 (8.12%) Business Intelligence
17 2185 (7.32%) Retail
18 2151 (7.21%) Oracle
19 2136 (7.16%) QA
20 1988 (6.66%) Banking
21 1965 (6.58%) SDLC
22 1950 (6.53%) Windows Server
23 1881 (6.30%) .NET
24 1820 (6.10%) User Acceptance Testing
25 1778 (5.96%) Windows 7
26 1734 (5.81%) ISEB
27 1699 (5.69%) Scrum
28 1682 (5.63%) Java
29 1631 (5.46%) Analytics
30 1586 (5.31%) CRM

Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1122 (3.76%) MS Exchange
2 1096 (3.67%) SharePoint
3 634 (2.12%) SAS
4 547 (1.83%) IIS
5 451 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2010
6 295 (0.99%) Confluence
7 265 (0.89%) CMS
8 258 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2013
9 246 (0.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 240 (0.80%) WebSphere
11 201 (0.67%) Apache
12 199 (0.67%) Skype for Business
13 186 (0.62%) Tomcat
14 168 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
15 151 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
16 135 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
17 114 (0.38%) JBoss
18 103 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
19 95 (0.32%) WebLogic
20 85 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3879 (12.99%) MS Excel
2 3263 (10.93%) MS Office
3 828 (2.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 710 (2.38%) MS Visio
5 253 (0.85%) MS Project
6 176 (0.59%) SPSS
7 153 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
8 24 (0.080%) Acrobat
9 16 (0.054%) Photoshop
10 14 (0.047%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 11 (0.037%) OmniGraffle
11 11 (0.037%) Stata
12 10 (0.033%) AutoCAD
12 10 (0.033%) S-PLUS
13 7 (0.023%) Adobe Illustrator
14 6 (0.020%) InfoPath
15 5 (0.017%) Open Workbench
16 4 (0.013%) 3ds Max
16 4 (0.013%) EViews
17 3 (0.010%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 439 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 236 (0.79%) SAP FI
3 221 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
4 210 (0.70%) SAP CO
4 210 (0.70%) SAP FI/CO
5 185 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
6 159 (0.53%) SAP SD
7 133 (0.45%) Oracle EBS R12
8 124 (0.42%) SAP MM
9 121 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
10 105 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 98 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
12 86 (0.29%) Markit EDM
13 85 (0.28%) SAP BPC
14 82 (0.27%) thinkFolio
15 78 (0.26%) Cognos TM1
16 76 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
17 74 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
18 71 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
19 67 (0.22%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 743 (2.49%) Office 365
2 324 (1.09%) SaaS
3 291 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
4 243 (0.81%) Google Analytics
5 216 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
6 82 (0.27%) Mimecast
7 74 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
8 71 (0.24%) Adobe Analytics
9 63 (0.21%) SuccessFactors
10 50 (0.17%) IaaS
11 40 (0.13%) Google Apps
12 33 (0.11%) Google Tag Manager
13 28 (0.094%) Force.com
14 26 (0.087%) PaaS
15 23 (0.077%) Amazon EC2
16 21 (0.070%) Taleo
17 16 (0.054%) Amazon S3
17 16 (0.054%) Google Drive
18 15 (0.050%) GitHub
19 14 (0.047%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1264 (4.23%) Firewall
2 867 (2.90%) TCP/IP
3 822 (2.75%) LAN
4 808 (2.71%) WAN
5 709 (2.38%) DNS
6 609 (2.04%) VPN
7 501 (1.68%) VoIP
8 488 (1.63%) Internet
9 474 (1.59%) DHCP
10 459 (1.54%) SAN
11 343 (1.15%) Network Security
12 285 (0.95%) Wireless
13 217 (0.73%) HTTP
14 184 (0.62%) Intranet
15 162 (0.54%) Intrusion Detection
16 161 (0.54%) VLAN
17 138 (0.46%) Cisco ASA
18 133 (0.45%) SSL
19 117 (0.39%) MPLS
19 117 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3244 (10.87%) SQL Server
2 1057 (3.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1044 (3.50%) Data Warehouse
4 775 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 594 (1.99%) Relational Database
6 532 (1.78%) BusinessObjects
7 508 (1.70%) SQL Server 2008
8 488 (1.63%) QlikView
9 399 (1.34%) MySQL
10 366 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 344 (1.15%) Big Data
12 336 (1.13%) Oracle Database
13 312 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
14 276 (0.92%) Data Mining
15 228 (0.76%) Crystal Reports
16 214 (0.72%) SAP BW
17 209 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
18 207 (0.69%) MS Access
19 182 (0.61%) Power BI
20 181 (0.61%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1125 (3.77%) Selenium
2 1123 (3.76%) JIRA
3 463 (1.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 366 (1.23%) Cucumber
5 350 (1.17%) Visual Studio
6 346 (1.16%) WebDriver
7 275 (0.92%) SoapUI
8 266 (0.89%) HP UFT
9 210 (0.70%) Jenkins
10 176 (0.59%) Git (software)
11 172 (0.58%) JMeter
12 165 (0.55%) LoadRunner
13 160 (0.54%) SpecFlow
14 147 (0.49%) Subversion
15 103 (0.35%) Oracle Forms
16 91 (0.30%) Toad
17 85 (0.28%) NUnit
18 74 (0.25%) JUnit
19 70 (0.23%) TeamCity
20 63 (0.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8826 (29.57%) Finance
2 2185 (7.32%) Retail
3 1988 (6.66%) Banking
4 1378 (4.62%) Marketing
5 1049 (3.51%) Legal
6 1040 (3.48%) Telecoms
7 868 (2.91%) Law
8 679 (2.27%) Front Office
9 651 (2.18%) Manufacturing
10 519 (1.74%) Back Office
11 463 (1.55%) Investment Banking
12 428 (1.43%) Advertising
13 348 (1.17%) Billing
14 278 (0.93%) Games
15 244 (0.82%) Financial Institution
16 236 (0.79%) Publishing
17 186 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
18 168 (0.56%) French Language
19 165 (0.55%) German Language
20 162 (0.54%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1881 (6.30%) .NET
2 1045 (3.50%) XML
3 931 (3.12%) HTML
4 765 (2.56%) Web Services
5 549 (1.84%) CSS
6 524 (1.76%) ASP.NET
7 318 (1.07%) SOAP
8 230 (0.77%) .NET Framework
9 223 (0.75%) jQuery
10 176 (0.59%) WCF
11 172 (0.58%) REST
12 171 (0.57%) JSON
13 151 (0.51%) FIX Protocol
14 129 (0.43%) ASP.NET MVC
15 120 (0.40%) Middleware
16 107 (0.36%) MDX
17 99 (0.33%) EDI
18 98 (0.33%) HTML5
18 98 (0.33%) J2EE
19 93 (0.31%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4357 (14.60%) Analytical Skills
2 1350 (4.52%) Management Information System
3 1092 (3.66%) Computer Science
4 740 (2.48%) Mathematics
5 496 (1.66%) User Experience
6 471 (1.58%) Derivative
7 421 (1.41%) Mobile App
8 409 (1.37%) Visualisation
9 408 (1.37%) Blackberry
10 407 (1.36%) Statistics
11 403 (1.35%) Data Centre
12 398 (1.33%) Fixed Income
13 363 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 336 (1.13%) Equities
15 334 (1.12%) Driving Licence
16 310 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
17 294 (0.98%) iPad
18 265 (0.89%) FMCG
19 247 (0.83%) Fintech
20 236 (0.79%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 5674 (19.01%) Windows
2 1950 (6.53%) Windows Server
3 1778 (5.96%) Windows 7
4 1514 (5.07%) Linux
5 1405 (4.71%) Unix
6 1088 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 867 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
8 517 (1.73%) Windows 8
9 477 (1.60%) Windows Server 2003
10 398 (1.33%) Windows XP
11 380 (1.27%) Android
12 365 (1.22%) Windows 10
13 314 (1.05%) Apple iOS
14 173 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 161 (0.54%) Solaris
16 152 (0.51%) Mac OS X
17 80 (0.27%) CentOS
18 68 (0.23%) Windows Vista
19 66 (0.22%) AIX
20 44 (0.15%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5931 (19.87%) Agile Software Development
2 4072 (13.64%) Business Analysis
3 3862 (12.94%) ITIL
4 2671 (8.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 2467 (8.26%) Project Management
6 2424 (8.12%) Business Intelligence
7 1965 (6.58%) SDLC
8 1820 (6.10%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1699 (5.69%) Scrum
10 1631 (5.46%) Analytics
11 1586 (5.31%) CRM
12 1561 (5.23%) Data Analysis
13 1403 (4.70%) Change Management
14 1402 (4.70%) Test Scripting
15 1370 (4.59%) Waterfall
16 1277 (4.28%) E-Commerce
17 1189 (3.98%) User Stories
18 1113 (3.73%) Information Security
19 1110 (3.72%) Service Management
20 1021 (3.42%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 7865 (26.35%) SQL
2 1682 (5.63%) Java
3 1536 (5.15%) C#
4 824 (2.76%) JavaScript
5 813 (2.72%) T-SQL
6 744 (2.49%) Python
7 718 (2.41%) VBA
8 584 (1.96%) PL/SQL
9 576 (1.93%) PowerShell
10 467 (1.56%) C
11 405 (1.36%) VB
12 343 (1.15%) C++
13 319 (1.07%) Perl
13 319 (1.07%) Shell Script
14 314 (1.05%) R
15 244 (0.82%) PHP
16 241 (0.81%) VB.NET
17 216 (0.72%) Bash Shell
18 182 (0.61%) Ruby
19 143 (0.48%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3817 (12.79%) Degree
2 1734 (5.81%) ISEB
3 870 (2.91%) Security Cleared
4 869 (2.91%) ISTQB
5 793 (2.66%) Microsoft Certification
6 744 (2.49%) CISSP
7 614 (2.06%) Cisco Certification
8 516 (1.73%) CCNA
9 511 (1.71%) SC Cleared
10 465 (1.56%) MCSE
11 437 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
12 429 (1.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 366 (1.23%) CISM
14 347 (1.16%) MCP
15 279 (0.93%) CISA
16 257 (0.86%) MCSA
17 234 (0.78%) CEH
18 231 (0.77%) DV Cleared
19 215 (0.72%) CCNP
20 185 (0.62%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2136 (7.16%) QA
2 1433 (4.80%) SLA
3 518 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 501 (1.68%) Data Quality
5 428 (1.43%) PCI DSS
6 195 (0.65%) MiFID
7 147 (0.49%) COBIT
8 129 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 94 (0.31%) EMIR
10 73 (0.24%) FATCA
10 73 (0.24%) SEPA
11 51 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
12 44 (0.15%) Solvency II
13 39 (0.13%) ISO 9001
14 36 (0.12%) ISO20022
15 28 (0.094%) HL7
16 27 (0.090%) ISO27002
17 23 (0.077%) Basel III
17 23 (0.077%) P3O
18 21 (0.070%) ISO22301
System Software
1 3462 (11.60%) Active Directory
2 846 (2.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 449 (1.50%) Hyper-V
4 264 (0.88%) XenApp
5 198 (0.66%) vSphere
6 153 (0.51%) XenDesktop
7 85 (0.28%) Snort
8 77 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
9 71 (0.24%) Terminal Services
10 65 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
11 60 (0.20%) VMware ESX
12 57 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
13 52 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
14 41 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
15 39 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
15 39 (0.13%) VMware Server
16 33 (0.11%) XenServer
17 29 (0.097%) Terminal Server
18 28 (0.094%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
19 27 (0.090%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 543 (1.82%) SCCM
2 310 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
3 180 (0.60%) Nessus
4 156 (0.52%) SCOM
5 132 (0.44%) Puppet
6 112 (0.38%) WSUS
7 109 (0.37%) Control-M
8 102 (0.34%) Nagios
9 87 (0.29%) Backup Exec
10 68 (0.23%) Nmap
11 64 (0.21%) NetBackup
12 60 (0.20%) Microsoft Clustering
13 58 (0.19%) Cisco CUCM
14 54 (0.18%) Norton AntiVirus
15 48 (0.16%) AirWatch
16 45 (0.15%) QRadar
17 43 (0.14%) McAfee ePO
17 43 (0.14%) Tivoli
18 36 (0.12%) OpenAM
19 33 (0.11%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 5835 (19.55%) Microsoft
2 2151 (7.21%) Oracle
3 1561 (5.23%) SAP
4 1403 (4.70%) VMware
5 1358 (4.55%) Cisco
6 1292 (4.33%) Citrix
7 866 (2.90%) HP
8 551 (1.85%) Tableau
9 484 (1.62%) IBM
10 447 (1.50%) Google
11 434 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
12 308 (1.03%) Cognos
13 249 (0.83%) Remedy
14 246 (0.82%) Red Hat
15 243 (0.81%) CheckPoint
16 238 (0.80%) iManage
17 220 (0.74%) Apple
18 213 (0.71%) Adobe
19 197 (0.66%) Bloomberg
20 184 (0.62%) Dell
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £33000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Central London / West End
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Flintshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Posted: 18 hours ago
South West London
MI5
Salary: From £29,095 to £31,454 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Caspian One Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Devon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £18000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
East Riding
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £22000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cobham, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35000 - 50000 + Car + Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cobham, Surrey
Sanderson
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Central London / West End
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + bonus+benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: 20 hours ago
Hook, Hampshire
Premier IT
Posted: 10 hours ago