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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 12 7 9
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 12891 17087 17813
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 14.31% 15.93% 15.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.84% 16.50% 16.29%
Number of salaries quoted 10859 14035 15118
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +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
86868 103583 109353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.55% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 72113 86403 90477
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 -5 12084 £40,000 - 1308
London -3 4720 £47,500 -5.00% 465
South East +1 2240 £37,500 - 212
Yorkshire +1 1009 £35,000 +1.44% 110
East of England -2 1009 £38,000 +1.33% 99
North West -4 952 £35,000 - 126
City of London 0 903 £50,000 - 136
West Midlands -6 866 £37,500 +4.91% 109
South West 0 762 £35,000 -0.70% 118
West Yorkshire -2 650 £36,250 +3.57% 89
Berkshire -1 511 £42,500 - 65
Leeds -1 495 £35,000 +2.94% 62
Manchester -3 472 £35,000 - 66
Surrey +1 470 £37,500 +7.14% 27
East Midlands -5 452 £37,500 +7.14% 53
Hertfordshire +2 397 £40,000 +6.66% 39
Hampshire -6 305 £37,500 - 47
Scotland -6 295 £38,000 +1.33% 57
Birmingham -7 289 £35,000 -2.77% 29
Wales -1 272 £32,500 +8.33% 26
Buckinghamshire -4 260 £35,000 -5.40% 16
South Wales +1 243 £32,500 +8.33% 20
Bristol +2 208 £37,500 - 44
North Yorkshire +3 192 £32,500 +16.07% 7
West Sussex +7 190 £37,500 +7.14% 15
Reading -2 177 £42,500 +6.25% 24
Wiltshire +10 176 £35,000 -6.66% 21
Oxfordshire +1 174 £37,500 +13.63% 16
East Sussex +20 171 £35,250 -11.87% 14
Cheshire -5 171 £34,312 -1.96% 23

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 7915 (28.86%) Finance
2 7084 (25.83%) SQL
3 5861 (21.37%) Agile Software Development
4 5341 (19.47%) Microsoft
5 4997 (18.22%) Windows
6 3947 (14.39%) Analytical Skills
7 3794 (13.83%) ITIL
8 3720 (13.56%) Business Analysis
9 3494 (12.74%) MS Excel
10 3202 (11.68%) Degree
11 2975 (10.85%) Active Directory
12 2819 (10.28%) SQL Server
13 2710 (9.88%) MS Office
14 2488 (9.07%) Stakeholder Management
15 2231 (8.13%) Project Management
16 2171 (7.92%) Business Intelligence
17 2042 (7.45%) Retail
18 1849 (6.74%) Oracle
19 1826 (6.66%) Banking
20 1813 (6.61%) QA
21 1752 (6.39%) SDLC
22 1745 (6.36%) .NET
23 1722 (6.28%) Windows Server
24 1713 (6.25%) Scrum
25 1630 (5.94%) ISEB
26 1626 (5.93%) User Acceptance Testing
27 1577 (5.75%) C#
28 1533 (5.59%) Analytics
29 1480 (5.40%) Windows 7
30 1476 (5.38%) Java

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 1008 (3.68%) SharePoint
2 949 (3.46%) MS Exchange
3 508 (1.85%) SAS
4 503 (1.83%) IIS
5 330 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
6 277 (1.01%) Confluence
7 217 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
8 189 (0.69%) CMS
9 187 (0.68%) WebSphere
10 176 (0.64%) Skype for Business
11 162 (0.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 159 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2007
13 157 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
14 146 (0.53%) Apache
15 119 (0.43%) Tomcat
16 112 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
17 79 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
18 75 (0.27%) WebLogic
19 61 (0.22%) JBoss
20 60 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3494 (12.74%) MS Excel
2 2710 (9.88%) MS Office
3 673 (2.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 626 (2.28%) MS Visio
5 257 (0.94%) MS Project
6 177 (0.65%) SPSS
7 110 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
8 23 (0.084%) Acrobat
9 18 (0.066%) InfoPath
10 12 (0.044%) OmniGraffle
11 11 (0.040%) Stata
12 10 (0.036%) Mozilla Thunderbird
13 9 (0.033%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 9 (0.033%) AutoCAD
14 8 (0.029%) Photoshop
15 7 (0.026%) Simulink
16 4 (0.015%) EViews
17 3 (0.011%) Adobe Illustrator
17 3 (0.011%) Moqups
17 3 (0.011%) Revit
Business Applications
1 373 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 246 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
3 220 (0.80%) SAP FI
4 202 (0.74%) SAP CO
4 202 (0.74%) SAP FI/CO
5 161 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
6 124 (0.45%) SAP SD
7 107 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
8 106 (0.39%) SAP MM
9 88 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
9 88 (0.32%) SAP ERP
9 88 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 86 (0.31%) Oracle Receivables
11 83 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
12 82 (0.30%) Oracle Financials
13 73 (0.27%) FastStats
14 69 (0.25%) Oracle ASCP
15 66 (0.24%) SAP PP
15 66 (0.24%) SAP SCM
16 65 (0.24%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 639 (2.33%) Office 365
2 273 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 256 (0.93%) SaaS
4 251 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
5 248 (0.90%) Google Analytics
6 95 (0.35%) Mimecast
7 80 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
8 79 (0.29%) SuccessFactors
9 69 (0.25%) IaaS
10 64 (0.23%) Adobe Analytics
11 33 (0.12%) Google Tag Manager
12 31 (0.11%) PaaS
13 29 (0.11%) G Suite
14 27 (0.098%) Amazon EC2
15 24 (0.088%) Taleo
16 21 (0.077%) Lucidchart
17 20 (0.073%) Force.com
18 19 (0.069%) Amazon S3
19 15 (0.055%) Basecamp
19 15 (0.055%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1192 (4.35%) Firewall
2 754 (2.75%) TCP/IP
3 736 (2.68%) LAN
4 725 (2.64%) WAN
5 656 (2.39%) DNS
6 557 (2.03%) VPN
7 495 (1.80%) DHCP
8 451 (1.64%) VoIP
9 401 (1.46%) Network Security
10 390 (1.42%) Internet
11 383 (1.40%) SAN
12 269 (0.98%) Wireless
13 193 (0.70%) Intranet
14 188 (0.69%) VLAN
15 174 (0.63%) HTTP
16 151 (0.55%) Intrusion Detection
17 133 (0.48%) Cisco ASA
18 109 (0.40%) SSL
18 109 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
19 105 (0.38%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2819 (10.28%) SQL Server
2 1003 (3.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 920 (3.35%) Data Warehouse
4 751 (2.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 501 (1.83%) Relational Database
6 472 (1.72%) BusinessObjects
7 438 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
8 410 (1.49%) QlikView
9 359 (1.31%) Big Data
10 353 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 334 (1.22%) MySQL
12 287 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
13 270 (0.98%) Oracle Database
14 243 (0.89%) Power BI
15 199 (0.73%) Crystal Reports
16 191 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
17 188 (0.69%) Data Mining
17 188 (0.69%) MS Access
18 168 (0.61%) RDBMS
19 157 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1111 (4.05%) Selenium
2 1046 (3.81%) JIRA
3 518 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
4 391 (1.43%) Cucumber
5 352 (1.28%) WebDriver
6 318 (1.16%) Visual Studio
7 281 (1.02%) SoapUI
8 222 (0.81%) SpecFlow
9 197 (0.72%) HP UFT
10 191 (0.70%) Jenkins
11 158 (0.58%) JMeter
12 153 (0.56%) Git (software)
13 149 (0.54%) LoadRunner
14 106 (0.39%) Toad
15 98 (0.36%) Oracle Forms
16 89 (0.32%) JUnit
17 79 (0.29%) Subversion
18 55 (0.20%) NUnit
19 54 (0.20%) Eclipse
20 53 (0.19%) TeamCity
General
1 7915 (28.86%) Finance
2 2042 (7.45%) Retail
3 1826 (6.66%) Banking
4 1206 (4.40%) Marketing
5 933 (3.40%) Legal
6 813 (2.96%) Telecoms
7 734 (2.68%) Law
8 590 (2.15%) Manufacturing
9 555 (2.02%) Front Office
10 509 (1.86%) Back Office
11 460 (1.68%) Advertising
12 456 (1.66%) Investment Banking
13 272 (0.99%) Billing
14 258 (0.94%) Publishing
15 253 (0.92%) Financial Institution
15 253 (0.92%) Games
16 134 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
17 133 (0.48%) German Language
18 132 (0.48%) Retail Banking
19 119 (0.43%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1745 (6.36%) .NET
2 854 (3.11%) XML
3 766 (2.79%) HTML
4 755 (2.75%) Web Services
5 509 (1.86%) ASP.NET
6 452 (1.65%) CSS
7 276 (1.01%) SOAP
8 202 (0.74%) jQuery
9 199 (0.73%) .NET Framework
10 185 (0.67%) REST
11 141 (0.51%) WCF
12 128 (0.47%) JSON
13 126 (0.46%) FIX Protocol
14 115 (0.42%) Middleware
15 109 (0.40%) EDI
16 106 (0.39%) AngularJS
17 100 (0.36%) HTML5
18 95 (0.35%) ASP.NET MVC
18 95 (0.35%) J2EE
19 90 (0.33%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 3947 (14.39%) Analytical Skills
2 1177 (4.29%) Management Information System
3 897 (3.27%) Computer Science
4 629 (2.29%) Mathematics
5 512 (1.87%) User Experience
6 428 (1.56%) Fixed Income
7 418 (1.52%) Derivative
8 395 (1.44%) Mobile App
9 367 (1.34%) Statistics
10 363 (1.32%) Data Centre
11 345 (1.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 336 (1.23%) Visualisation
13 323 (1.18%) Blackberry
14 293 (1.07%) Driving Licence
15 282 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
16 273 (1.00%) Equities
17 270 (0.98%) iPad
18 268 (0.98%) Fintech
19 260 (0.95%) FMCG
20 219 (0.80%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 4997 (18.22%) Windows
2 1722 (6.28%) Windows Server
3 1480 (5.40%) Windows 7
4 1400 (5.10%) Linux
5 999 (3.64%) Unix
6 911 (3.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 738 (2.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 409 (1.49%) Windows 8
9 395 (1.44%) Windows Server 2003
10 363 (1.32%) Windows 10
11 329 (1.20%) Windows XP
12 320 (1.17%) Android
13 290 (1.06%) Apple iOS
14 152 (0.55%) Mac OS X
15 137 (0.50%) Solaris
16 116 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 70 (0.26%) CentOS
18 69 (0.25%) Windows Vista
19 63 (0.23%) AIX
20 36 (0.13%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5861 (21.37%) Agile Software Development
2 3794 (13.83%) ITIL
3 3720 (13.56%) Business Analysis
4 2488 (9.07%) Stakeholder Management
5 2231 (8.13%) Project Management
6 2171 (7.92%) Business Intelligence
7 1752 (6.39%) SDLC
8 1713 (6.25%) Scrum
9 1626 (5.93%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1533 (5.59%) Analytics
11 1408 (5.13%) CRM
12 1363 (4.97%) Data Analysis
13 1338 (4.88%) Waterfall
14 1262 (4.60%) Test Scripting
15 1243 (4.53%) User Stories
16 1188 (4.33%) Change Management
17 1141 (4.16%) E-Commerce
18 1106 (4.03%) Information Security
19 1004 (3.66%) Service Management
20 986 (3.60%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 7084 (25.83%) SQL
2 1577 (5.75%) C#
3 1476 (5.38%) Java
4 838 (3.06%) T-SQL
5 820 (2.99%) JavaScript
6 682 (2.49%) Python
7 506 (1.84%) VBA
8 470 (1.71%) PowerShell
9 442 (1.61%) PL/SQL
10 405 (1.48%) C
11 341 (1.24%) VB
12 301 (1.10%) C++
13 279 (1.02%) R
14 254 (0.93%) Shell Script
15 239 (0.87%) PHP
16 224 (0.82%) Perl
17 182 (0.66%) Bash Shell
18 165 (0.60%) VB.NET
19 129 (0.47%) ABAP
20 117 (0.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3202 (11.68%) Degree
2 1630 (5.94%) ISEB
3 810 (2.95%) ISTQB
4 717 (2.61%) Security Cleared
5 680 (2.48%) CISSP
6 615 (2.24%) Microsoft Certification
7 557 (2.03%) Cisco Certification
8 413 (1.51%) CCNA
9 398 (1.45%) SC Cleared
10 381 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
11 361 (1.32%) CISM
12 359 (1.31%) MCSE
13 342 (1.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 286 (1.04%) CISA
15 268 (0.98%) MCP
16 246 (0.90%) CEH
17 225 (0.82%) DV Cleared
18 216 (0.79%) CCNP
19 212 (0.77%) MCSA
20 168 (0.61%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1813 (6.61%) QA
2 1358 (4.95%) SLA
3 500 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 422 (1.54%) Data Quality
5 381 (1.39%) PCI DSS
6 199 (0.73%) MiFID
7 164 (0.60%) COBIT
8 143 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 81 (0.30%) EMIR
10 47 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 45 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
12 40 (0.15%) P3O
13 39 (0.14%) ISO 9001
14 36 (0.13%) ISO22301
15 34 (0.12%) SEPA
16 33 (0.12%) FATCA
17 30 (0.11%) ISO27002
18 24 (0.088%) Basel II
18 24 (0.088%) Basel III
19 23 (0.084%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2975 (10.85%) Active Directory
2 832 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 419 (1.53%) Hyper-V
4 215 (0.78%) XenApp
5 194 (0.71%) vSphere
6 120 (0.44%) XenDesktop
7 69 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
8 64 (0.23%) Terminal Services
9 62 (0.23%) VMware ESX
10 58 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
11 47 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
12 46 (0.17%) Snort
13 37 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
14 32 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
15 29 (0.11%) IMail Server
16 27 (0.098%) VMware Server
16 27 (0.098%) VMware Workstation
17 25 (0.091%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 19 (0.069%) Xen
19 18 (0.066%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 470 (1.71%) SCCM
2 240 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
3 168 (0.61%) Nessus
4 137 (0.50%) SCOM
5 89 (0.32%) Control-M
6 85 (0.31%) Puppet
7 77 (0.28%) Backup Exec
7 77 (0.28%) NetBackup
8 69 (0.25%) Nagios
8 69 (0.25%) WSUS
9 67 (0.24%) Nmap
10 57 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
11 54 (0.20%) AirWatch
12 45 (0.16%) Norton AntiVirus
13 40 (0.15%) Tivoli
14 39 (0.14%) McAfee ePO
15 37 (0.13%) Cisco CUCM
15 37 (0.13%) Host Intrusion Detection System
16 36 (0.13%) QRadar
17 29 (0.11%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 5341 (19.47%) Microsoft
2 1849 (6.74%) Oracle
3 1463 (5.33%) SAP
4 1298 (4.73%) Cisco
5 1297 (4.73%) VMware
6 1038 (3.78%) Citrix
7 635 (2.32%) HP
8 479 (1.75%) Tableau
9 436 (1.59%) IBM
10 405 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
11 375 (1.37%) Google
12 253 (0.92%) Cognos
13 246 (0.90%) Apple
14 214 (0.78%) CheckPoint
15 211 (0.77%) iManage
16 197 (0.72%) Remedy
17 196 (0.71%) Dell
18 182 (0.66%) Adobe
18 182 (0.66%) Bloomberg
19 164 (0.60%) Mitel
Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: Salary To 40k DOE
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Free parking
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum Plus Package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £44,000
Posted: 3 hours ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £44,000
Posted: 3 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £44,000
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £44,000
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £44,000
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
IntaPeople
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £40000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
South East London
Reed Technology
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Proactive Appointments
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Colston Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum Benefits Package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 (plus competitive package)
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 (plus competitive package)
Posted: 3 hours ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 (plus competitive package)
Posted: 3 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 (plus competitive package)
Posted: 3 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Spring Technology
Posted: 2 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £22-25k DOE + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £Competitive + benefits.
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
onezeero.
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + BONUS
Posted: 2 days ago