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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 9 6 9
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 14041 17305 18336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 14.94% 15.91% 16.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.52% 16.52% 16.66%
Number of salaries quoted 11849 14454 15129
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.36% +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
90486 104724 110047
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.27% 96.27% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 75738 87307 89008
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -2 13274 £40,000 - 1390
London -1 5359 £47,500 -5.00% 509
South East +1 2459 £38,500 +2.66% 237
Yorkshire +4 1132 £34,000 -2.85% 107
West Midlands +4 1011 £37,500 +5.63% 109
City of London -1 1000 £50,875 +1.75% 129
East of England 0 982 £38,000 +1.33% 110
North West -3 950 £35,000 - 125
South West -3 812 £33,000 -5.71% 116
West Yorkshire +1 725 £35,000 - 70
Surrey +4 550 £38,500 +10.00% 36
Berkshire -2 540 £43,500 +2.35% 59
Leeds +1 496 £32,500 -7.14% 53
East Midlands -6 492 £35,750 -4.66% 44
Manchester -4 486 £35,000 - 61
Birmingham 0 345 £37,500 - 37
Hampshire -3 332 £35,000 - 36
Hertfordshire +2 329 £40,000 - 32
Buckinghamshire -5 285 £32,500 -12.16% 27
Scotland -10 279 £37,500 -1.96% 56
West Sussex +8 246 £36,500 -1.35% 19
Bristol +1 223 £35,250 +0.71% 38
Wales -5 221 £33,173 +5.31% 30
South Wales -2 209 £33,173 +5.31% 30
North Yorkshire +8 204 £31,000 -11.42% 21
Essex -1 199 £37,500 -6.25% 15
Nottinghamshire -1 197 £36,000 +2.85% 20
Coventry +9 189 £42,125 +6.64% 11
Cheshire -4 184 £34,279 +2.32% 23
Gloucestershire -8 183 £31,750 -15.33% 19

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 8324 (29.03%) Finance
2 7464 (26.03%) SQL
3 5814 (20.27%) Agile Software Development
4 5549 (19.35%) Microsoft
5 5449 (19.00%) Windows
6 4090 (14.26%) Analytical Skills
7 3798 (13.24%) Business Analysis
8 3793 (13.23%) ITIL
9 3694 (12.88%) MS Excel
10 3492 (12.18%) Degree
11 3340 (11.65%) Active Directory
12 3048 (10.63%) SQL Server
13 3046 (10.62%) MS Office
14 2601 (9.07%) Stakeholder Management
15 2342 (8.17%) Project Management
16 2304 (8.03%) Business Intelligence
17 2164 (7.55%) Retail
18 2022 (7.05%) Oracle
19 2014 (7.02%) QA
20 1887 (6.58%) Banking
21 1867 (6.51%) Windows Server
22 1843 (6.43%) SDLC
23 1816 (6.33%) .NET
24 1719 (5.99%) User Acceptance Testing
25 1688 (5.89%) Scrum
26 1683 (5.87%) Windows 7
27 1677 (5.85%) ISEB
28 1581 (5.51%) Analytics
29 1562 (5.45%) CRM
30 1554 (5.42%) C#

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 1078 (3.76%) SharePoint
2 1044 (3.64%) MS Exchange
3 556 (1.94%) SAS
4 520 (1.81%) IIS
5 392 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
6 288 (1.00%) Confluence
7 254 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2013
8 231 (0.81%) CMS
9 225 (0.78%) WebSphere
10 210 (0.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 187 (0.65%) Skype for Business
12 173 (0.60%) Apache
13 156 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
14 155 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2007
15 146 (0.51%) Tomcat
16 129 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
17 100 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
18 90 (0.31%) WebLogic
19 80 (0.28%) JBoss
20 75 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3694 (12.88%) MS Excel
2 3046 (10.62%) MS Office
3 767 (2.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 650 (2.27%) MS Visio
5 246 (0.86%) MS Project
6 189 (0.66%) SPSS
7 116 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
8 25 (0.087%) Acrobat
9 12 (0.042%) Stata
10 11 (0.038%) Mozilla Thunderbird
10 11 (0.038%) OmniGraffle
11 10 (0.035%) InfoPath
12 9 (0.031%) AutoCAD
12 9 (0.031%) Photoshop
13 8 (0.028%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 7 (0.024%) Adobe Illustrator
15 4 (0.014%) EViews
15 4 (0.014%) SketchUp
16 3 (0.010%) DOC1
16 3 (0.010%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 437 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 216 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
3 211 (0.74%) SAP FI
4 193 (0.67%) SAP CO
4 193 (0.67%) SAP FI/CO
5 151 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
6 142 (0.50%) SAP SD
7 114 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
8 113 (0.39%) SAP MM
9 87 (0.30%) Markit EDM
9 87 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 85 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
11 78 (0.27%) Oracle Financials
11 78 (0.27%) SAP BPC
11 78 (0.27%) thinkFolio
12 69 (0.24%) FastStats
13 66 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
13 66 (0.23%) Unit4 Business World
14 64 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
15 60 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 758 (2.64%) Office 365
2 293 (1.02%) SaaS
3 277 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
4 237 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
5 234 (0.82%) Google Analytics
6 83 (0.29%) Mimecast
7 76 (0.27%) SuccessFactors
8 71 (0.25%) Adobe Analytics
9 69 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
10 66 (0.23%) IaaS
11 36 (0.13%) G Suite
12 27 (0.094%) PaaS
12 27 (0.094%) Taleo
13 23 (0.080%) Google Tag Manager
14 22 (0.077%) Amazon EC2
15 21 (0.073%) Force.com
16 16 (0.056%) Amazon S3
17 15 (0.052%) Basecamp
17 15 (0.052%) Lucidchart
18 13 (0.045%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1215 (4.24%) Firewall
2 843 (2.94%) TCP/IP
3 786 (2.74%) LAN
4 782 (2.73%) WAN
5 700 (2.44%) DNS
6 584 (2.04%) VPN
7 494 (1.72%) VoIP
8 489 (1.71%) DHCP
9 443 (1.54%) SAN
10 433 (1.51%) Internet
11 332 (1.16%) Network Security
12 275 (0.96%) Wireless
13 207 (0.72%) HTTP
14 194 (0.68%) Intranet
15 171 (0.60%) VLAN
16 153 (0.53%) Intrusion Detection
17 137 (0.48%) Cisco ASA
18 130 (0.45%) SSL
19 111 (0.39%) MPLS
19 111 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3048 (10.63%) SQL Server
2 1028 (3.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 987 (3.44%) Data Warehouse
4 761 (2.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 522 (1.82%) Relational Database
6 507 (1.77%) BusinessObjects
7 484 (1.69%) QlikView
8 481 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
9 377 (1.31%) MySQL
10 344 (1.20%) Big Data
11 329 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 315 (1.10%) Oracle Database
13 301 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
14 256 (0.89%) Data Mining
15 208 (0.73%) Crystal Reports
16 202 (0.70%) MS Access
17 200 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
18 195 (0.68%) Power BI
19 190 (0.66%) SAP BW
20 182 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1081 (3.77%) Selenium
2 1065 (3.71%) JIRA
3 481 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
4 372 (1.30%) Cucumber
5 337 (1.18%) Visual Studio
6 323 (1.13%) WebDriver
7 288 (1.00%) SoapUI
8 225 (0.78%) HP UFT
9 199 (0.69%) Jenkins
10 178 (0.62%) SpecFlow
11 167 (0.58%) JMeter
11 167 (0.58%) LoadRunner
12 161 (0.56%) Git (software)
13 111 (0.39%) Subversion
14 106 (0.37%) Oracle Forms
15 83 (0.29%) Toad
16 74 (0.26%) JUnit
16 74 (0.26%) TeamCity
17 71 (0.25%) NUnit
18 67 (0.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8324 (29.03%) Finance
2 2164 (7.55%) Retail
3 1887 (6.58%) Banking
4 1326 (4.62%) Marketing
5 954 (3.33%) Legal
6 909 (3.17%) Telecoms
7 782 (2.73%) Law
8 623 (2.17%) Front Office
9 608 (2.12%) Manufacturing
10 534 (1.86%) Back Office
11 455 (1.59%) Investment Banking
12 409 (1.43%) Advertising
13 311 (1.08%) Billing
14 284 (0.99%) Games
15 245 (0.85%) Publishing
16 232 (0.81%) Financial Institution
17 159 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
18 156 (0.54%) French Language
18 156 (0.54%) Retail Banking
19 145 (0.51%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1816 (6.33%) .NET
2 915 (3.19%) XML
3 841 (2.93%) HTML
4 726 (2.53%) Web Services
5 531 (1.85%) ASP.NET
6 492 (1.72%) CSS
7 305 (1.06%) SOAP
8 221 (0.77%) jQuery
9 209 (0.73%) .NET Framework
10 161 (0.56%) REST
11 159 (0.55%) WCF
12 139 (0.48%) JSON
13 128 (0.45%) FIX Protocol
14 120 (0.42%) Middleware
15 114 (0.40%) ASP.NET MVC
16 88 (0.31%) EDI
16 88 (0.31%) J2EE
17 87 (0.30%) HTML5
18 84 (0.29%) Spring
19 80 (0.28%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 4090 (14.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1239 (4.32%) Management Information System
3 1013 (3.53%) Computer Science
4 669 (2.33%) Mathematics
5 469 (1.64%) User Experience
6 449 (1.57%) Derivative
7 411 (1.43%) Fixed Income
8 405 (1.41%) Statistics
9 383 (1.34%) Mobile App
10 371 (1.29%) Visualisation
11 360 (1.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 359 (1.25%) Blackberry
12 359 (1.25%) Data Centre
13 323 (1.13%) Driving Licence
14 312 (1.09%) Equities
15 309 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
16 291 (1.01%) iPad
17 265 (0.92%) FMCG
18 249 (0.87%) Fintech
19 232 (0.81%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 5449 (19.00%) Windows
2 1867 (6.51%) Windows Server
3 1683 (5.87%) Windows 7
4 1468 (5.12%) Linux
5 1223 (4.26%) Unix
6 1020 (3.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 796 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 488 (1.70%) Windows 8
9 449 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
10 367 (1.28%) Windows 10
11 361 (1.26%) Windows XP
12 356 (1.24%) Android
13 299 (1.04%) Apple iOS
14 142 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 140 (0.49%) Mac OS X
15 140 (0.49%) Solaris
16 80 (0.28%) CentOS
17 79 (0.28%) Windows Vista
18 62 (0.22%) AIX
19 47 (0.16%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 5814 (20.27%) Agile Software Development
2 3798 (13.24%) Business Analysis
3 3793 (13.23%) ITIL
4 2601 (9.07%) Stakeholder Management
5 2342 (8.17%) Project Management
6 2304 (8.03%) Business Intelligence
7 1843 (6.43%) SDLC
8 1719 (5.99%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1688 (5.89%) Scrum
10 1581 (5.51%) Analytics
11 1562 (5.45%) CRM
12 1508 (5.26%) Data Analysis
13 1318 (4.60%) Waterfall
14 1305 (4.55%) Test Scripting
15 1297 (4.52%) Change Management
16 1195 (4.17%) User Stories
17 1175 (4.10%) E-Commerce
18 1132 (3.95%) Information Security
19 1105 (3.85%) Service Management
20 980 (3.42%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 7464 (26.03%) SQL
2 1554 (5.42%) C#
3 1541 (5.37%) Java
4 809 (2.82%) T-SQL
5 803 (2.80%) JavaScript
6 719 (2.51%) Python
7 637 (2.22%) VBA
8 546 (1.90%) PL/SQL
9 544 (1.90%) PowerShell
10 445 (1.55%) C
11 388 (1.35%) VB
12 314 (1.09%) C++
13 301 (1.05%) Shell Script
14 281 (0.98%) Perl
15 280 (0.98%) R
16 232 (0.81%) PHP
17 224 (0.78%) VB.NET
18 202 (0.70%) Bash Shell
19 140 (0.49%) Ruby
20 113 (0.39%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 3492 (12.18%) Degree
2 1677 (5.85%) ISEB
3 850 (2.96%) Security Cleared
4 830 (2.89%) ISTQB
5 725 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 723 (2.52%) CISSP
7 578 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
8 495 (1.73%) SC Cleared
9 478 (1.67%) CCNA
10 432 (1.51%) MCSE
11 422 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
12 390 (1.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 359 (1.25%) CISM
14 320 (1.12%) MCP
15 302 (1.05%) CISA
16 256 (0.89%) MCSA
17 240 (0.84%) CEH
17 240 (0.84%) DV Cleared
18 214 (0.75%) CCNP
19 188 (0.66%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2014 (7.02%) QA
2 1377 (4.80%) SLA
3 477 (1.66%) Data Quality
3 477 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 398 (1.39%) PCI DSS
5 185 (0.65%) MiFID
6 137 (0.48%) COBIT
7 136 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 85 (0.30%) EMIR
9 67 (0.23%) SEPA
10 54 (0.19%) FATCA
11 48 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
12 35 (0.12%) ISO20022
13 31 (0.11%) Solvency II
14 30 (0.10%) ISO 9001
15 25 (0.087%) P3O
16 23 (0.080%) ISO27002
17 22 (0.077%) Basel III
18 20 (0.070%) SDET
19 19 (0.066%) HL7
System Software
1 3340 (11.65%) Active Directory
2 867 (3.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 448 (1.56%) Hyper-V
4 241 (0.84%) XenApp
5 189 (0.66%) vSphere
6 145 (0.51%) XenDesktop
7 75 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
8 74 (0.26%) Snort
9 68 (0.24%) Terminal Services
10 66 (0.23%) VMware ESX
11 65 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
12 51 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
13 41 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
14 39 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
15 36 (0.13%) VMware Server
16 30 (0.10%) IMail Server
17 29 (0.10%) VMware Workstation
18 28 (0.098%) Terminal Server
19 27 (0.094%) Oracle RAC
20 25 (0.087%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 535 (1.87%) SCCM
2 291 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
3 213 (0.74%) Nessus
4 152 (0.53%) SCOM
5 114 (0.40%) Puppet
6 101 (0.35%) Control-M
7 94 (0.33%) WSUS
8 87 (0.30%) Nagios
9 85 (0.30%) Nmap
10 79 (0.28%) Backup Exec
11 61 (0.21%) NetBackup
12 59 (0.21%) AirWatch
13 55 (0.19%) Microsoft Clustering
14 51 (0.18%) McAfee ePO
15 50 (0.17%) Norton AntiVirus
16 46 (0.16%) Cisco CUCM
17 39 (0.14%) QRadar
18 37 (0.13%) OpenVAS
19 36 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
20 35 (0.12%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 5549 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 2022 (7.05%) Oracle
3 1452 (5.06%) SAP
4 1373 (4.79%) VMware
5 1291 (4.50%) Cisco
6 1216 (4.24%) Citrix
7 774 (2.70%) HP
8 512 (1.79%) Tableau
9 425 (1.48%) IBM
10 405 (1.41%) Google
11 382 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
12 275 (0.96%) Cognos
13 226 (0.79%) CheckPoint
14 224 (0.78%) Apple
15 221 (0.77%) Remedy
16 216 (0.75%) iManage
17 209 (0.73%) Red Hat
18 196 (0.68%) Adobe
19 195 (0.68%) Dell
20 182 (0.63%) Bloomberg
East London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Plan-net
Salary: Unspecified Market rate
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Andover, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £47500 per annum + 28 days hol, Pension, etc
Posted: Yesterday
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum Pension, Healthcare, Life Insurance,
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Maclean Moore Consulting
Posted: 4 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £25000 - £31000 Per Annum Up to £31K + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Search Consultancy
Salary: Company Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 8 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
JM
Salary: £51000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Networkers
Salary: £25000 - £60000 per annum + pension, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum +excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Plan-net
Salary: Unspecified Market rate
Posted: 7 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Connected IT
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 + Brilliant Bens + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Tomorrow People
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Michael Page International
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £41000 - £46000 per annum + pension, annual leave etc
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago