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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Analyst
UK
Rank 12 7 10
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 12206 15711 16572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 14.48% 15.88% 15.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.01% 16.47% 16.27%
Number of salaries quoted 10230 12909 13931
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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
81311 95393 101849
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.43% 96.44% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 67566 80035 84663
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 23 January 2017 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 23 January 2017. 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 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 -4 11385 £40,000 - 1524
London -2 4609 £47,500 - 563
South East +2 2052 £37,500 -1.31% 261
Yorkshire +1 1039 £34,250 +0.73% 127
North West -4 939 £35,000 - 148
City of London +1 923 £50,000 - 155
East of England -4 867 £37,500 - 103
West Midlands -7 753 £37,500 -2.59% 118
West Yorkshire -1 667 £35,000 - 85
South West 0 652 £37,500 +15.38% 111
Leeds +1 530 £35,000 +2.94% 62
Manchester -5 473 £37,500 +7.14% 80
Surrey +3 428 £35,000 -1.40% 65
Berkshire -3 424 £37,500 -11.76% 42
East Midlands -3 418 £37,500 +6.76% 64
Hertfordshire -2 368 £40,000 -4.76% 36
Scotland -2 347 £38,000 -1.29% 58
Hampshire -9 276 £37,500 -0.66% 45
Birmingham -11 249 £36,500 -2.66% 41
Buckinghamshire +3 237 £35,750 +0.70% 37
West Sussex +8 208 £37,500 +11.94% 17
Wales -5 206 £32,500 +8.33% 6
Bristol -3 191 £37,500 - 46
North Yorkshire +1 186 £25,000 -20.63% 15
South Wales 0 175 £32,750 +9.16% 5
East Sussex +14 166 £32,500 -18.75% 14
Edinburgh -3 164 £40,000 -5.88% 26
Cheshire -8 154 £35,000 +7.69% 29
Wiltshire +5 152 £32,500 +6.55% 14
Milton Keynes +1 145 £34,250 +0.73% 22

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 7306 (28.44%) Finance
2 6617 (25.76%) SQL
3 5656 (22.02%) Agile Software Development
4 5061 (19.70%) Microsoft
5 4607 (17.94%) Windows
6 3729 (14.52%) Analytical Skills
7 3494 (13.60%) Business Analysis
8 3443 (13.40%) ITIL
9 3402 (13.24%) MS Excel
10 2930 (11.41%) Degree
11 2695 (10.49%) Active Directory
12 2581 (10.05%) SQL Server
13 2497 (9.72%) MS Office
14 2317 (9.02%) Stakeholder Management
15 2139 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
16 1978 (7.70%) Project Management
17 1833 (7.14%) Retail
18 1761 (6.86%) Banking
19 1691 (6.58%) Oracle
20 1663 (6.47%) SDLC
21 1661 (6.47%) QA
22 1622 (6.31%) Scrum
23 1585 (6.17%) User Acceptance Testing
24 1565 (6.09%) Analytics
25 1558 (6.07%) .NET
26 1542 (6.00%) Windows Server
27 1537 (5.98%) ISEB
28 1476 (5.75%) C#
29 1428 (5.56%) SAP
30 1373 (5.35%) Windows 7

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
1 876 (3.41%) SharePoint
2 871 (3.39%) MS Exchange
3 498 (1.94%) SAS
4 442 (1.72%) IIS
5 297 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
6 272 (1.06%) Confluence
7 198 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2013
8 181 (0.70%) CMS
9 166 (0.65%) Skype for Business
10 163 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
11 138 (0.54%) WebSphere
12 137 (0.53%) Apache
13 134 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2007
14 130 (0.51%) Tomcat
15 126 (0.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 112 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
17 73 (0.28%) WebLogic
18 72 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
19 67 (0.26%) JBoss
20 44 (0.17%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3402 (13.24%) MS Excel
2 2497 (9.72%) MS Office
3 577 (2.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 515 (2.00%) MS Visio
5 228 (0.89%) MS Project
6 182 (0.71%) SPSS
7 85 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
8 19 (0.074%) Acrobat
8 19 (0.074%) InfoPath
9 10 (0.039%) OmniGraffle
10 9 (0.035%) Mozilla Thunderbird
10 9 (0.035%) Stata
11 7 (0.027%) EViews
11 7 (0.027%) Simulink
12 4 (0.016%) Photoshop
13 3 (0.012%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 3 (0.012%) AutoCAD
13 3 (0.012%) Moqups
13 3 (0.012%) Revit
14 2 (0.008%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 358 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 226 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
3 195 (0.76%) SAP FI
4 181 (0.70%) SAP CO
4 181 (0.70%) SAP FI/CO
5 173 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
6 132 (0.51%) SAP SD
7 126 (0.49%) SAP MM
8 112 (0.44%) SAP ERP
9 100 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
10 93 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 87 (0.34%) Oracle Payables
11 87 (0.34%) SAP PP
12 85 (0.33%) SAP SCM
13 79 (0.31%) Oracle Receivables
14 77 (0.30%) Oracle ASCP
15 63 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
16 62 (0.24%) SAP HR
17 59 (0.23%) SAP HCM
18 54 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 591 (2.30%) Office 365
2 261 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 242 (0.94%) Google Analytics
4 228 (0.89%) SaaS
5 225 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
6 87 (0.34%) Mimecast
7 67 (0.26%) Adobe Analytics
8 64 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
9 62 (0.24%) SuccessFactors
10 56 (0.22%) IaaS
11 31 (0.12%) Google Tag Manager
11 31 (0.12%) PaaS
12 25 (0.097%) G Suite
13 22 (0.086%) Lucidchart
14 21 (0.082%) Amazon EC2
15 19 (0.074%) Force.com
16 16 (0.062%) GitHub
16 16 (0.062%) Taleo
17 15 (0.058%) Amazon S3
18 13 (0.051%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1150 (4.48%) Firewall
2 728 (2.83%) TCP/IP
3 642 (2.50%) LAN
4 609 (2.37%) WAN
5 603 (2.35%) DNS
6 518 (2.02%) VPN
7 483 (1.88%) DHCP
8 399 (1.55%) VoIP
9 378 (1.47%) Network Security
10 355 (1.38%) Internet
11 350 (1.36%) SAN
12 260 (1.01%) Wireless
13 185 (0.72%) VLAN
14 169 (0.66%) HTTP
15 167 (0.65%) Intranet
16 156 (0.61%) Intrusion Detection
17 139 (0.54%) Cisco ASA
18 113 (0.44%) Skype
19 104 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
20 92 (0.36%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2581 (10.05%) SQL Server
2 977 (3.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 859 (3.34%) Data Warehouse
4 760 (2.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 497 (1.93%) Relational Database
6 448 (1.74%) BusinessObjects
7 399 (1.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 376 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
9 375 (1.46%) Big Data
10 366 (1.42%) QlikView
11 329 (1.28%) MySQL
12 314 (1.22%) Power BI
13 260 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
14 211 (0.82%) Oracle Database
15 201 (0.78%) Crystal Reports
16 194 (0.76%) MS Access
17 175 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
18 171 (0.67%) Data Mining
19 136 (0.53%) SAP BW
20 135 (0.53%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1085 (4.22%) Selenium
2 1015 (3.95%) JIRA
3 499 (1.94%) Team Foundation Server
4 397 (1.55%) Cucumber
5 351 (1.37%) WebDriver
6 307 (1.20%) Visual Studio
7 265 (1.03%) SoapUI
8 210 (0.82%) SpecFlow
9 189 (0.74%) HP UFT
10 187 (0.73%) Jenkins
11 157 (0.61%) Git (software)
12 153 (0.60%) JMeter
13 136 (0.53%) LoadRunner
14 93 (0.36%) JUnit
14 93 (0.36%) Toad
15 76 (0.30%) Oracle Forms
16 64 (0.25%) Subversion
17 57 (0.22%) Maven
18 51 (0.20%) NUnit
19 50 (0.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7306 (28.44%) Finance
2 1833 (7.14%) Retail
3 1761 (6.86%) Banking
4 1186 (4.62%) Marketing
5 914 (3.56%) Legal
6 751 (2.92%) Telecoms
7 693 (2.70%) Law
8 589 (2.29%) Manufacturing
9 493 (1.92%) Front Office
10 463 (1.80%) Back Office
11 459 (1.79%) Advertising
12 442 (1.72%) Investment Banking
13 255 (0.99%) Billing
14 244 (0.95%) Publishing
15 223 (0.87%) Games
16 222 (0.86%) Financial Institution
17 130 (0.51%) French Language
18 127 (0.49%) German Language
19 112 (0.44%) Electronics
19 112 (0.44%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1558 (6.07%) .NET
2 809 (3.15%) XML
3 672 (2.62%) Web Services
4 658 (2.56%) HTML
5 451 (1.76%) ASP.NET
6 398 (1.55%) CSS
7 266 (1.04%) SOAP
8 183 (0.71%) .NET Framework
9 174 (0.68%) REST
10 166 (0.65%) jQuery
11 135 (0.53%) Middleware
12 122 (0.47%) JSON
13 117 (0.46%) Gherkin
14 115 (0.45%) EDI
15 112 (0.44%) AngularJS
16 107 (0.42%) WCF
17 102 (0.40%) FIX Protocol
18 98 (0.38%) HTML5
19 78 (0.30%) ASP.NET MVC
20 73 (0.28%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3729 (14.52%) Analytical Skills
2 1159 (4.51%) Management Information System
3 811 (3.16%) Computer Science
4 575 (2.24%) Mathematics
5 512 (1.99%) User Experience
6 404 (1.57%) Fixed Income
7 377 (1.47%) Derivative
8 368 (1.43%) Statistics
9 356 (1.39%) Mobile App
10 355 (1.38%) Visualisation
11 338 (1.32%) Data Centre
12 311 (1.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 272 (1.06%) Blackberry
14 269 (1.05%) Equities
14 269 (1.05%) iPad
15 264 (1.03%) FMCG
16 262 (1.02%) Fintech
17 252 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
18 240 (0.93%) Driving Licence
19 185 (0.72%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 4607 (17.94%) Windows
2 1542 (6.00%) Windows Server
3 1373 (5.35%) Windows 7
4 1305 (5.08%) Linux
5 933 (3.63%) Unix
6 813 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 701 (2.73%) Windows Server 2012
8 376 (1.46%) Windows 10
9 367 (1.43%) Windows 8
10 326 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
11 291 (1.13%) Windows XP
12 280 (1.09%) Android
13 262 (1.02%) Apple iOS
14 140 (0.55%) Mac OS X
15 138 (0.54%) Solaris
16 100 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 68 (0.26%) AIX
18 51 (0.20%) CentOS
18 51 (0.20%) Windows Vista
19 45 (0.18%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5656 (22.02%) Agile Software Development
2 3494 (13.60%) Business Analysis
3 3443 (13.40%) ITIL
4 2317 (9.02%) Stakeholder Management
5 2139 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 1978 (7.70%) Project Management
7 1663 (6.47%) SDLC
8 1622 (6.31%) Scrum
9 1585 (6.17%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1565 (6.09%) Analytics
11 1318 (5.13%) CRM
12 1294 (5.04%) Data Analysis
13 1253 (4.88%) Waterfall
14 1183 (4.61%) User Stories
15 1171 (4.56%) Test Scripting
16 1112 (4.33%) E-Commerce
17 1055 (4.11%) Change Management
18 1002 (3.90%) Information Security
19 966 (3.76%) ERP
20 965 (3.76%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6617 (25.76%) SQL
2 1476 (5.75%) C#
3 1270 (4.94%) Java
4 810 (3.15%) T-SQL
5 750 (2.92%) JavaScript
6 656 (2.55%) Python
7 478 (1.86%) VBA
8 422 (1.64%) PowerShell
9 395 (1.54%) PL/SQL
10 352 (1.37%) C
11 308 (1.20%) R
12 280 (1.09%) VB
13 260 (1.01%) C++
14 238 (0.93%) PHP
15 225 (0.88%) Shell Script
16 215 (0.84%) Perl
17 154 (0.60%) Bash Shell
18 144 (0.56%) ABAP
19 131 (0.51%) VB.NET
20 107 (0.42%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2930 (11.41%) Degree
2 1537 (5.98%) ISEB
3 855 (3.33%) ISTQB
4 626 (2.44%) CISSP
5 587 (2.29%) Security Cleared
6 564 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
7 489 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
8 362 (1.41%) CCNA
9 358 (1.39%) CISM
10 348 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
11 322 (1.25%) SC Cleared
12 318 (1.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 317 (1.23%) MCSE
14 279 (1.09%) CISA
15 243 (0.95%) MCP
16 240 (0.93%) CEH
17 210 (0.82%) MCSA
18 200 (0.78%) DV Cleared
19 186 (0.72%) CCNP
20 181 (0.70%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1661 (6.47%) QA
2 1225 (4.77%) SLA
3 526 (2.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 390 (1.52%) Data Quality
5 367 (1.43%) PCI DSS
6 202 (0.79%) MiFID
7 156 (0.61%) COBIT
8 144 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 77 (0.30%) EMIR
10 51 (0.20%) ISO 9001
11 50 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 17799
12 42 (0.16%) P3O
13 38 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
14 37 (0.14%) ISO22301
15 31 (0.12%) FATCA
16 28 (0.11%) ISO27002
17 24 (0.093%) SEPA
18 22 (0.086%) Basel III
19 21 (0.082%) Basel II
20 20 (0.078%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 2695 (10.49%) Active Directory
2 750 (2.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 361 (1.41%) Hyper-V
4 230 (0.90%) XenApp
5 178 (0.69%) vSphere
6 102 (0.40%) XenDesktop
7 62 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
8 59 (0.23%) VMware ESX
9 57 (0.22%) Terminal Services
9 57 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
10 51 (0.20%) Snort
11 47 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
12 36 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
13 30 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
14 27 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
15 25 (0.097%) IMail Server
15 25 (0.097%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 24 (0.093%) VMware Server
17 20 (0.078%) Terminal Server
18 18 (0.070%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 412 (1.60%) SCCM
2 199 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
3 130 (0.51%) SCOM
4 105 (0.41%) Nessus
5 74 (0.29%) Backup Exec
6 70 (0.27%) Puppet
7 63 (0.25%) Nagios
7 63 (0.25%) NetBackup
8 61 (0.24%) Control-M
9 60 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
9 60 (0.23%) WSUS
10 48 (0.19%) AirWatch
10 48 (0.19%) Nmap
11 44 (0.17%) QRadar
12 40 (0.16%) Host Intrusion Detection System
13 39 (0.15%) Tivoli
14 36 (0.14%) Cisco CUCM
15 34 (0.13%) CSIRT
15 34 (0.13%) Network Intrusion Detection System
16 33 (0.13%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 5061 (19.70%) Microsoft
2 1691 (6.58%) Oracle
3 1428 (5.56%) SAP
4 1216 (4.73%) Cisco
5 1198 (4.66%) VMware
6 946 (3.68%) Citrix
7 534 (2.08%) HP
8 505 (1.97%) Tableau
9 388 (1.51%) IBM
10 373 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
11 368 (1.43%) Google
12 231 (0.90%) Cognos
13 222 (0.86%) Apple
14 195 (0.76%) CheckPoint
15 186 (0.72%) iManage
16 163 (0.63%) Adobe
16 163 (0.63%) ServiceNow
17 161 (0.63%) Splunk
18 154 (0.60%) Dell
19 148 (0.58%) NetApp
Malmesbury, Wiltshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £40000 - £53000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: Salary To 40k DOE
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Talent International
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits, Training , Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Execllent Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Broxbourne, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £0.00 - £19000 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + 15% pension + 15% bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Network ITR
Salary: £26000 - £29000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Plan-net
Salary: Unspecified Competitive rate
Posted: 2 hours ago
West Midlands
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + 20% bonus, 35 hour week
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + package & bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Eames Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + free travel + free lunches
Posted: 7 hours ago
Broxbourne, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £65000 per annum + Excellent benefits and bonus package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Ascential Plc
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 hours ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £27,000 per annum + bonus, benefits, 25 days hol
Posted: 7 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits Company Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago