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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 9 8 9
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 14650 17462 18887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 14.96% 15.91% 16.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.51% 16.52% 16.69%
Number of salaries quoted 12431 14488 15711
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 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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
94461 105686 113159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.30% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79465 87260 92188
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 £70,000 £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 29 July 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 29 July 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 13741 £40,000 - 1537
London -1 5703 £47,500 -5.00% 568
South East -1 2541 £37,500 -3.69% 277
Yorkshire +4 1073 £32,500 -7.14% 137
East of England +5 1069 £37,500 +4.16% 110
City of London -1 1057 £50,000 +5.26% 185
West Midlands +3 993 £36,500 -0.68% 109
North West 0 918 £35,000 -6.66% 157
South West -2 782 £35,875 +5.51% 103
West Yorkshire +2 740 £34,000 -2.85% 97
East Midlands -3 592 £36,000 +2.85% 63
Berkshire -3 542 £45,000 +12.50% 57
Surrey +1 530 £37,500 -6.25% 46
Leeds +5 516 £34,000 -2.85% 71
Manchester 0 481 £35,000 -6.66% 99
Hertfordshire +6 388 £40,000 +6.66% 42
Scotland -8 388 £37,500 -1.31% 46
Birmingham +6 375 £37,500 - 31
Hampshire -5 370 £35,000 -6.66% 50
Buckinghamshire -6 289 £35,000 -9.09% 38
West Sussex +1 269 £35,500 -11.25% 31
Bristol +1 232 £33,375 +2.69% 38
Essex +2 223 £37,500 - 20
Wales -4 210 £32,500 +1.63% 24
Edinburgh -2 191 £42,500 +10.38% 25
Nottinghamshire -2 189 £34,055 -2.70% 22
South Wales 0 187 £32,500 +1.36% 23
Oxfordshire -10 183 £37,500 - 27
Leicestershire -2 180 £35,000 -7.89% 19
Cheshire 0 175 £32,500 -7.14% 24

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 9250 (30.06%) Finance
2 8168 (26.55%) SQL
3 6055 (19.68%) Microsoft
4 5967 (19.39%) Agile Software Development
5 5787 (18.81%) Windows
6 4538 (14.75%) Analytical Skills
7 4259 (13.84%) Business Analysis
8 4059 (13.19%) MS Excel
9 4029 (13.09%) Degree
10 3949 (12.83%) ITIL
11 3477 (11.30%) Active Directory
12 3409 (11.08%) MS Office
13 3344 (10.87%) SQL Server
14 2787 (9.06%) Stakeholder Management
15 2544 (8.27%) Project Management
16 2531 (8.23%) Business Intelligence
17 2303 (7.49%) Oracle
18 2198 (7.14%) QA
19 2193 (7.13%) Retail
20 2046 (6.65%) SDLC
21 2038 (6.62%) Banking
22 1961 (6.37%) Windows Server
23 1906 (6.19%) .NET
24 1902 (6.18%) User Acceptance Testing
25 1803 (5.86%) Windows 7
26 1782 (5.79%) ISEB
27 1724 (5.60%) Java
28 1710 (5.56%) Scrum
29 1670 (5.43%) Analytics
30 1658 (5.39%) 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 1154 (3.75%) MS Exchange
2 1097 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 728 (2.37%) SAS
4 562 (1.83%) IIS
5 471 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2010
6 299 (0.97%) Confluence
7 268 (0.87%) CMS
8 258 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2013
9 253 (0.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 239 (0.78%) WebSphere
11 218 (0.71%) Apache
11 218 (0.71%) Tomcat
12 201 (0.65%) Skype for Business
13 173 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
14 150 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
15 142 (0.46%) JBoss
16 121 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
17 95 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
18 93 (0.30%) WebLogic
19 91 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4059 (13.19%) MS Excel
2 3409 (11.08%) MS Office
3 870 (2.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 747 (2.43%) MS Visio
5 280 (0.91%) MS Project
6 181 (0.59%) SPSS
7 154 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
8 25 (0.081%) Acrobat
8 25 (0.081%) Photoshop
9 17 (0.055%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 15 (0.049%) S-PLUS
11 10 (0.033%) AutoCAD
12 8 (0.026%) InfoPath
12 8 (0.026%) OmniGraffle
13 7 (0.023%) Adobe Illustrator
13 7 (0.023%) Stata
14 6 (0.020%) Mingle
14 6 (0.020%) Open Workbench
15 5 (0.016%) 3ds Max
16 4 (0.013%) EViews
Business Applications
1 451 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 241 (0.78%) SAP FI
3 232 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
4 214 (0.70%) SAP CO
5 212 (0.69%) SAP FI/CO
6 175 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
7 172 (0.56%) SAP SD
8 141 (0.46%) SAP MM
9 138 (0.45%) Oracle EBS R12
10 131 (0.43%) Oracle Financials
11 122 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 109 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
13 97 (0.32%) Markit EDM
14 91 (0.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
15 90 (0.29%) Cognos TM1
16 87 (0.28%) SAP BPC
17 85 (0.28%) thinkFolio
18 76 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
19 74 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
20 72 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 732 (2.38%) Office 365
2 346 (1.12%) SaaS
3 297 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
4 251 (0.82%) Google Analytics
5 213 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
6 86 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
7 80 (0.26%) Mimecast
8 67 (0.22%) Adobe Analytics
9 55 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
10 46 (0.15%) IaaS
11 44 (0.14%) Google Apps
12 39 (0.13%) Google Tag Manager
13 30 (0.098%) Force.com
14 28 (0.091%) PaaS
15 26 (0.085%) Amazon EC2
16 20 (0.065%) Taleo
17 16 (0.052%) GitHub
18 15 (0.049%) Amazon S3
18 15 (0.049%) OneDrive
19 13 (0.042%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 1297 (4.22%) Firewall
2 858 (2.79%) TCP/IP
3 844 (2.74%) LAN
4 841 (2.73%) WAN
5 669 (2.17%) DNS
6 649 (2.11%) VPN
7 519 (1.69%) Internet
8 490 (1.59%) VoIP
9 472 (1.53%) SAN
10 430 (1.40%) DHCP
11 364 (1.18%) Network Security
12 292 (0.95%) Wireless
13 218 (0.71%) HTTP
14 196 (0.64%) Intrusion Detection
15 180 (0.59%) Intranet
16 151 (0.49%) VLAN
17 150 (0.49%) Cisco ASA
18 138 (0.45%) SSL
19 129 (0.42%) NAS
20 127 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3344 (10.87%) SQL Server
2 1125 (3.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1079 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
4 803 (2.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 648 (2.11%) Relational Database
6 543 (1.76%) BusinessObjects
7 521 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
8 517 (1.68%) QlikView
9 400 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 388 (1.26%) MySQL
11 369 (1.20%) Oracle Database
12 366 (1.19%) Big Data
13 319 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
14 299 (0.97%) Data Mining
15 237 (0.77%) Crystal Reports
16 220 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
17 212 (0.69%) SAP BW
18 209 (0.68%) MS Access
19 200 (0.65%) RDBMS
20 182 (0.59%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1165 (3.79%) Selenium
2 1126 (3.66%) JIRA
3 447 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 377 (1.23%) Cucumber
5 360 (1.17%) WebDriver
6 348 (1.13%) Visual Studio
7 301 (0.98%) HP UFT
8 271 (0.88%) SoapUI
9 234 (0.76%) Jenkins
10 185 (0.60%) Git (software)
11 171 (0.56%) JMeter
12 155 (0.50%) LoadRunner
13 148 (0.48%) SpecFlow
14 145 (0.47%) Subversion
15 103 (0.33%) Oracle Forms
16 100 (0.33%) Toad
17 81 (0.26%) NUnit
18 67 (0.22%) JUnit
19 64 (0.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
20 61 (0.20%) TeamCity
General
1 9250 (30.06%) Finance
2 2193 (7.13%) Retail
3 2038 (6.62%) Banking
4 1429 (4.64%) Marketing
5 1080 (3.51%) Telecoms
6 1079 (3.51%) Legal
7 924 (3.00%) Law
8 720 (2.34%) Manufacturing
9 696 (2.26%) Front Office
10 500 (1.63%) Back Office
11 473 (1.54%) Investment Banking
12 441 (1.43%) Advertising
13 371 (1.21%) Billing
14 271 (0.88%) Financial Institution
15 269 (0.87%) Games
16 237 (0.77%) Publishing
17 204 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
18 174 (0.57%) French Language
18 174 (0.57%) German Language
19 169 (0.55%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1906 (6.19%) .NET
2 1078 (3.50%) XML
3 967 (3.14%) HTML
4 772 (2.51%) Web Services
5 565 (1.84%) CSS
6 515 (1.67%) ASP.NET
7 309 (1.00%) SOAP
8 229 (0.74%) .NET Framework
9 204 (0.66%) jQuery
10 181 (0.59%) FIX Protocol
11 180 (0.59%) JSON
12 168 (0.55%) WCF
13 157 (0.51%) REST
14 133 (0.43%) Middleware
15 132 (0.43%) ASP.NET MVC
16 114 (0.37%) MDX
17 110 (0.36%) EDI
18 109 (0.35%) J2EE
19 99 (0.32%) HTML5
20 98 (0.32%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4538 (14.75%) Analytical Skills
2 1446 (4.70%) Management Information System
3 1155 (3.75%) Computer Science
4 772 (2.51%) Mathematics
5 518 (1.68%) User Experience
6 501 (1.63%) Derivative
7 452 (1.47%) Blackberry
8 450 (1.46%) Visualisation
9 420 (1.37%) Fixed Income
10 417 (1.36%) Statistics
11 411 (1.34%) Mobile App
12 407 (1.32%) Data Centre
13 393 (1.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 380 (1.24%) Equities
15 340 (1.11%) Driving Licence
16 303 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
16 303 (0.98%) iPad
17 279 (0.91%) FMCG
18 240 (0.78%) Fintech
19 232 (0.75%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 5787 (18.81%) Windows
2 1961 (6.37%) Windows Server
3 1803 (5.86%) Windows 7
4 1544 (5.02%) Linux
5 1471 (4.78%) Unix
6 1094 (3.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 872 (2.83%) Windows Server 2012
8 546 (1.77%) Windows 8
9 469 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
10 408 (1.33%) Windows XP
11 396 (1.29%) Android
12 353 (1.15%) Windows 10
13 309 (1.00%) Apple iOS
14 196 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 170 (0.55%) Solaris
16 135 (0.44%) Mac OS X
17 76 (0.25%) CentOS
18 64 (0.21%) AIX
19 61 (0.20%) Windows Vista
20 46 (0.15%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5967 (19.39%) Agile Software Development
2 4259 (13.84%) Business Analysis
3 3949 (12.83%) ITIL
4 2787 (9.06%) Stakeholder Management
5 2544 (8.27%) Project Management
6 2531 (8.23%) Business Intelligence
7 2046 (6.65%) SDLC
8 1902 (6.18%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1710 (5.56%) Scrum
10 1670 (5.43%) Analytics
11 1658 (5.39%) CRM
12 1643 (5.34%) Data Analysis
13 1451 (4.72%) Change Management
14 1395 (4.53%) Waterfall
15 1391 (4.52%) Test Scripting
16 1341 (4.36%) E-Commerce
17 1161 (3.77%) User Stories
18 1133 (3.68%) Information Security
19 1088 (3.54%) Service Management
20 1048 (3.41%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 8168 (26.55%) SQL
2 1724 (5.60%) Java
3 1525 (4.96%) C#
4 805 (2.62%) JavaScript
5 797 (2.59%) T-SQL
6 767 (2.49%) VBA
7 750 (2.44%) Python
8 607 (1.97%) PL/SQL
9 563 (1.83%) PowerShell
10 477 (1.55%) C
11 391 (1.27%) VB
12 382 (1.24%) C++
13 353 (1.15%) Perl
14 319 (1.04%) R
15 293 (0.95%) Shell Script
16 251 (0.82%) VB.NET
17 238 (0.77%) PHP
18 237 (0.77%) Bash Shell
19 203 (0.66%) Ruby
20 152 (0.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4029 (13.09%) Degree
2 1782 (5.79%) ISEB
3 906 (2.94%) ISTQB
4 861 (2.80%) Security Cleared
5 809 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 729 (2.37%) CISSP
7 612 (1.99%) Cisco Certification
8 503 (1.63%) CCNA
9 501 (1.63%) SC Cleared
10 451 (1.47%) MCSE
11 440 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
12 430 (1.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 358 (1.16%) MCP
14 349 (1.13%) CISM
15 248 (0.81%) MCSA
16 243 (0.79%) CISA
17 218 (0.71%) CEH
18 217 (0.71%) DV Cleared
19 201 (0.65%) CCNP
20 179 (0.58%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2198 (7.14%) QA
2 1465 (4.76%) SLA
3 533 (1.73%) Data Quality
4 522 (1.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 292 (0.95%) PCI DSS
6 170 (0.55%) MiFID
7 146 (0.47%) COBIT
8 123 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 90 (0.29%) EMIR
10 83 (0.27%) FATCA
11 67 (0.22%) SEPA
12 52 (0.17%) Solvency II
13 49 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
14 42 (0.14%) ISO 9001
15 34 (0.11%) ISO20022
16 30 (0.098%) ISO27002
17 29 (0.094%) CRD IV
18 28 (0.091%) Basel III
19 27 (0.088%) HL7
20 25 (0.081%) P3O
System Software
1 3477 (11.30%) Active Directory
2 835 (2.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 430 (1.40%) Hyper-V
4 269 (0.87%) XenApp
5 198 (0.64%) vSphere
6 155 (0.50%) XenDesktop
7 90 (0.29%) Snort
8 76 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
8 76 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
9 67 (0.22%) VMware ESX
10 63 (0.20%) Terminal Services
10 63 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
11 58 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
12 43 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
13 41 (0.13%) VMware Server
14 39 (0.13%) XenServer
15 36 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
16 33 (0.11%) Terminal Server
17 30 (0.098%) DFS Replication
17 30 (0.098%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 551 (1.79%) SCCM
2 335 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
3 180 (0.59%) Nessus
4 150 (0.49%) SCOM
5 145 (0.47%) Puppet
6 120 (0.39%) WSUS
7 119 (0.39%) Control-M
8 111 (0.36%) Nagios
9 94 (0.31%) Backup Exec
10 69 (0.22%) NetBackup
11 65 (0.21%) Nmap
12 60 (0.20%) Cisco CUCM
13 59 (0.19%) Norton AntiVirus
14 55 (0.18%) Microsoft Clustering
15 47 (0.15%) Tivoli
16 46 (0.15%) OpenView
17 44 (0.14%) OpenAM
18 42 (0.14%) AirWatch
19 38 (0.12%) QRadar
20 37 (0.12%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 6055 (19.68%) Microsoft
2 2303 (7.49%) Oracle
3 1639 (5.33%) SAP
4 1419 (4.61%) VMware
5 1384 (4.50%) Cisco
6 1329 (4.32%) Citrix
7 899 (2.92%) HP
8 587 (1.91%) Tableau
9 528 (1.72%) IBM
10 459 (1.49%) Google
11 441 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
12 311 (1.01%) Cognos
13 283 (0.92%) Remedy
14 271 (0.88%) Red Hat
15 256 (0.83%) CheckPoint
16 248 (0.81%) iManage
17 217 (0.71%) Bloomberg
18 210 (0.68%) Apple
19 204 (0.66%) Adobe
19 204 (0.66%) Avaya
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
RBW Consulting
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 57 minutes ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Sally Salon Services
Salary: competitive
Posted: 1 hour ago
North West London
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus excellent benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000
Posted: 3 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000
Posted: 3 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000
Posted: 3 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Tui (Ip) Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £60k - 80k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
ninesharp
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Pension, Holiday etc
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £18000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50,000 + 10%
Posted: 37 minutes ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
IntaPeople
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £14000 - £16000 per annum + bens & training
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 2 hours ago
Gainsborough, Lincolnshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £25k - 27k per year + Pension
Posted: 2 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Hemmersbach UK
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25,000 + Benefits
Posted: 32 minutes ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £85,000
Posted: 3 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £39000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bromley, Kent
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 per annum + training + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Dungannon, County Tyrone
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago