The table below looks at the statistics for the Analyst role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 7 10 9
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 18781 16169 18629
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.27% 14.82% 15.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.24% 15.72% 16.45%
Number of salaries quoted 15410 13529 15802
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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
108942 102831 113237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.39% 94.24% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 88146 85231 96833
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Analyst in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 20 August 2014 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +1 17459 £40,000 - 2380
London +1 7465 £47,500 - 1072
South East 0 3298 £38,000 +1.33% 396
City of London +1 1930 £47,500 -5.00% 445
Yorkshire +3 1563 £34,000 +4.61% 184
North West +4 1287 £31,500 -3.07% 191
East of England +5 1242 £37,500 +7.14% 139
West Yorkshire +4 1139 £33,500 -1.47% 128
South West -3 929 £35,000 - 170
Surrey +4 923 £42,500 +14.86% 63
Leeds +4 888 £35,000 +2.94% 79
West Midlands -1 864 £35,426 +4.19% 103
East Midlands +5 722 £34,000 +4.61% 82
Manchester +5 721 £31,500 -3.07% 114
Scotland +2 720 £37,500 - 112
Berkshire +2 672 £40,000 - 77
Hampshire -4 511 £37,500 - 73
Hertfordshire +7 458 £40,000 +14.28% 43
Cheshire +4 356 £30,000 -4.00% 41
Edinburgh 0 317 £37,500 - 49
Wales +6 309 £30,000 -4.76% 52
Buckinghamshire 0 309 £35,000 +7.69% 58
Birmingham -1 305 £38,000 +2.01% 36
Northamptonshire +8 288 £35,000 +7.69% 26
Glasgow 0 280 £35,000 -4.10% 36
South Wales +5 261 £30,000 -7.69% 43
Cambridgeshire +11 249 £37,500 +7.14% 35
West Sussex -6 247 £35,000 - 26
Bedfordshire 0 239 £41,500 +18.57% 31
Bristol -1 238 £35,000 - 68

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Analyst in their job title.

1 11507 (30.94%) Finance
2 10534 (28.32%) SQL
3 7181 (19.31%) Microsoft
4 6727 (18.09%) Windows
5 5472 (14.71%) Business Analysis
6 5454 (14.66%) MS Excel
7 5169 (13.90%) Degree
8 4613 (12.40%) SQL Server
9 4280 (11.51%) ITIL
10 3833 (10.31%) MS Office
11 3501 (9.41%) Active Directory
12 3431 (9.22%) Project Management
13 3350 (9.01%) Oracle
14 3094 (8.32%) Banking
15 3055 (8.21%) Agile Software Development
16 2860 (7.69%) .NET
17 2811 (7.56%) Java
18 2802 (7.53%) Business Intelligence
19 2763 (7.43%) QA
20 2689 (7.23%) Retail
21 2417 (6.50%) ISEB
22 2310 (6.21%) Stakeholder Management
23 2234 (6.01%) E-Commerce
24 2208 (5.94%) C#
25 2169 (5.83%) Data Analysis
26 2140 (5.75%) User Acceptance Testing
27 2083 (5.60%) UNIX
28 2025 (5.44%) Analytics
29 1982 (5.33%) CRM
30 1974 (5.31%) Linux

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1537 (4.13%) SharePoint
2 1516 (4.08%) MS Exchange
3 923 (2.48%) SAS
4 756 (2.03%) IIS
5 656 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2010
6 412 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2007
7 378 (1.02%) CMS
8 372 (1.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 365 (0.98%) WebSphere
10 336 (0.90%) Tomcat
11 318 (0.85%) Apache
12 234 (0.63%) Lync
13 208 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
14 203 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2003
15 158 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
16 157 (0.42%) IBM Notes
17 148 (0.40%) WorkSite
18 139 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
19 131 (0.35%) WebLogic
20 118 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5454 (14.66%) MS Excel
2 3833 (10.31%) MS Office
3 984 (2.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 911 (2.45%) MS Visio
5 578 (1.55%) MS Project
6 307 (0.83%) SPSS
7 200 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
8 62 (0.17%) PowerPivot
9 55 (0.15%) Photoshop
10 48 (0.13%) FastStats
11 35 (0.094%) OmniGraffle
12 22 (0.059%) S-PLUS
13 19 (0.051%) Stata
14 16 (0.043%) AutoCAD
14 16 (0.043%) InfoPath
15 14 (0.038%) Adobe Illustrator
16 9 (0.024%) InDesign
17 8 (0.022%) Adobe Captivate
18 7 (0.019%) DOC1
18 7 (0.019%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 408 (1.10%) Google Analytics
2 333 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 320 (0.86%) Oracle EBS
4 267 (0.72%) Oracle EBS R12
5 193 (0.52%) SAP FI
6 189 (0.51%) Oracle General Ledger
7 184 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
8 171 (0.46%) SAP CO
9 170 (0.46%) SAP FI/CO
10 169 (0.45%) Oracle Financials
11 167 (0.45%) Oracle Payables
12 162 (0.44%) Oracle Receivables
13 152 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
14 123 (0.33%) Oracle Assets
15 113 (0.30%) SAP SD
15 113 (0.30%) WebTrends
16 100 (0.27%) SiteCatalyst
17 91 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
18 90 (0.24%) Magento
18 90 (0.24%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 403 (1.08%) SaaS
2 203 (0.55%) Office 365
3 98 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 68 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
5 49 (0.13%) IaaS
6 44 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
7 28 (0.075%) LucidChart
8 26 (0.070%) PaaS
9 25 (0.067%) Force.com
9 25 (0.067%) Joyent
10 21 (0.056%) Google Apps
10 21 (0.056%) SuccessFactors
11 19 (0.051%) Taleo
12 9 (0.024%) Amazon EC2
12 9 (0.024%) Amazon S3
13 7 (0.019%) Amazon EMR
14 5 (0.013%) MailChimp
15 4 (0.011%) Responsys
15 4 (0.011%) Pure360
15 4 (0.011%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1359 (3.65%) Firewall
2 1285 (3.45%) TCP/IP
3 1004 (2.70%) LAN
4 978 (2.63%) Internet
5 944 (2.54%) WAN
6 908 (2.44%) DNS
7 673 (1.81%) DHCP
8 644 (1.73%) VPN
9 613 (1.65%) SAN
10 414 (1.11%) Network Security
11 400 (1.08%) VoIP
12 276 (0.74%) HTTP
13 275 (0.74%) Wireless
14 246 (0.66%) Intranet
15 233 (0.63%) FTP
16 196 (0.53%) MPLS
17 193 (0.52%) Intrusion Detection
18 163 (0.44%) NAS
19 152 (0.41%) LDAP
20 146 (0.39%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4613 (12.40%) SQL Server
2 1510 (4.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1235 (3.32%) Data Warehouse
4 1233 (3.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1115 (3.00%) Relational Database
6 805 (2.16%) SQL Server 2008
7 629 (1.69%) Oracle Database
8 617 (1.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 497 (1.34%) MySQL
10 470 (1.26%) Data Mining
11 469 (1.26%) SQL Server 2005
12 467 (1.26%) Crystal Reports
13 419 (1.13%) QlikView
14 380 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
15 377 (1.01%) MS Access
16 324 (0.87%) RDBMS
17 232 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
18 220 (0.59%) DB2
19 215 (0.58%) Big Data
20 179 (0.48%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 1249 (3.36%) Selenium
2 605 (1.63%) Visual Studio
3 572 (1.54%) JIRA
4 544 (1.46%) QuickTest Pro
5 480 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 354 (0.95%) WebDriver
7 286 (0.77%) Cucumber
8 224 (0.60%) JUnit
9 179 (0.48%) Git (software)
10 178 (0.48%) Subversion
11 168 (0.45%) SoapUI
12 164 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
13 160 (0.43%) FitNesse
14 151 (0.41%) Eclipse
15 146 (0.39%) Jenkins
16 144 (0.39%) JMeter
17 141 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
18 139 (0.37%) LoadRunner
19 120 (0.32%) NUnit
20 118 (0.32%) SpecFlow
General
1 11507 (30.94%) Finance
2 3094 (8.32%) Banking
3 2689 (7.23%) Retail
4 1956 (5.26%) Marketing
5 1252 (3.37%) Telecoms
6 1123 (3.02%) Legal
7 1006 (2.70%) Law
8 992 (2.67%) Front Office
9 989 (2.66%) Investment Banking
10 693 (1.86%) Back Office
11 666 (1.79%) Advertising
12 526 (1.41%) Manufacturing
13 450 (1.21%) Financial Institution
14 434 (1.17%) Publishing
15 318 (0.85%) Retail Banking
16 312 (0.84%) Billing
17 284 (0.76%) Games
18 276 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
19 203 (0.55%) French Language
20 170 (0.46%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2860 (7.69%) .NET
2 1617 (4.35%) HTML
3 1614 (4.34%) XML
4 1143 (3.07%) Web Services
5 983 (2.64%) CSS
6 912 (2.45%) ASP.NET
7 456 (1.23%) SOAP
8 419 (1.13%) jQuery
9 343 (0.92%) J2EE
10 320 (0.86%) .NET Framework
11 297 (0.80%) Middleware
12 289 (0.78%) Spring
13 255 (0.69%) WCF
14 212 (0.57%) Hibernate
15 202 (0.54%) Ajax
16 182 (0.49%) HTML5
17 176 (0.47%) WPF
18 170 (0.46%) ASP.NET MVC
19 154 (0.41%) XSLT
20 141 (0.38%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1460 (3.93%) Management Information System
2 1386 (3.73%) Computer Science
3 1072 (2.88%) Mathematics
4 790 (2.12%) Blackberry
5 646 (1.74%) Derivative
6 613 (1.65%) Statistics
7 576 (1.55%) Fixed Income
8 570 (1.53%) Equities
9 453 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 361 (0.97%) Credit Risk
11 314 (0.84%) Mobile App
12 301 (0.81%) Hedge funds
13 294 (0.79%) Client/Server
14 286 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
15 272 (0.73%) Open Source
16 263 (0.71%) Economics
17 260 (0.70%) Social Media
18 257 (0.69%) Visualisation
19 251 (0.67%) FMCG
20 212 (0.57%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 6727 (18.09%) Windows
2 2083 (5.60%) UNIX
3 1974 (5.31%) Linux
4 1910 (5.14%) Windows 7
5 1721 (4.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 1267 (3.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 1254 (3.37%) Windows XP
8 568 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
9 399 (1.07%) Windows 8
10 339 (0.91%) Solaris
11 312 (0.84%) Android
12 260 (0.70%) Apple iOS
13 217 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 171 (0.46%) Mac OS X
15 152 (0.41%) Windows Vista
16 107 (0.29%) AIX
17 92 (0.25%) Windows 2000
18 79 (0.21%) Mac OS
19 63 (0.17%) Windows 2000 Server
20 59 (0.16%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5472 (14.71%) Business Analysis
2 4280 (11.51%) ITIL
3 3431 (9.22%) Project Management
4 3055 (8.21%) Agile Software Development
5 2802 (7.53%) Business Intelligence
6 2310 (6.21%) Stakeholder Management
7 2234 (6.01%) E-Commerce
8 2169 (5.83%) Data Analysis
9 2140 (5.75%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2025 (5.44%) Analytics
11 1982 (5.33%) CRM
12 1925 (5.18%) Scrum
13 1736 (4.67%) UML
14 1626 (4.37%) Test Scripting
15 1464 (3.94%) Change Management
16 1423 (3.83%) PRINCE2
17 1164 (3.13%) Waterfall
18 1162 (3.12%) Use Case
19 1137 (3.06%) Software Testing
20 1135 (3.05%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 10534 (28.32%) SQL
2 2811 (7.56%) Java
3 2208 (5.94%) C#
4 1401 (3.77%) JavaScript
5 1324 (3.56%) T-SQL
6 926 (2.49%) VBA
7 757 (2.04%) VB
8 691 (1.86%) PL/SQL
9 663 (1.78%) Python
10 643 (1.73%) C++
11 546 (1.47%) Perl
12 510 (1.37%) PHP
12 510 (1.37%) C
13 400 (1.08%) Shell Script
14 396 (1.06%) PowerShell
15 363 (0.98%) VB.NET
16 320 (0.86%) VBScript
17 220 (0.59%) Bash Shell
18 211 (0.57%) R
19 197 (0.53%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5169 (13.90%) Degree
2 2417 (6.50%) ISEB
3 1130 (3.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 767 (2.06%) Security Cleared
5 699 (1.88%) ISTQB
6 599 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
7 552 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
8 548 (1.47%) MCSE
9 475 (1.28%) SC Cleared
10 446 (1.20%) MCP
11 441 (1.19%) CISSP
12 434 (1.17%) CCNA
13 419 (1.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 326 (0.88%) MCITP
15 277 (0.74%) MCSA
16 224 (0.60%) PMI Certification
17 190 (0.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 186 (0.50%) CCNP
19 152 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
20 148 (0.40%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2763 (7.43%) QA
2 1544 (4.15%) SLA
3 414 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 276 (0.74%) PCI DSS
5 184 (0.49%) ISO 9001
6 175 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 159 (0.43%) Data Quality
8 110 (0.30%) COBIT
9 106 (0.28%) Dodd-Frank
10 103 (0.28%) EMIR
11 59 (0.16%) FATCA
12 56 (0.15%) Solvency II
13 51 (0.14%) MiFID
14 49 (0.13%) Basel III
15 45 (0.12%) COREP
16 34 (0.091%) Basel II
17 32 (0.086%) CRD IV
18 25 (0.067%) ISO/IEC 17799
19 24 (0.065%) ISO 8583
20 21 (0.056%) UCITS
System Software
1 3501 (9.41%) Active Directory
2 933 (2.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 361 (0.97%) Hyper-V
4 320 (0.86%) XenApp
5 306 (0.82%) vSphere
6 182 (0.49%) VMware ESX
7 143 (0.38%) XenDesktop
8 105 (0.28%) Terminal Services
9 100 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
10 80 (0.22%) Snort
11 72 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
12 69 (0.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 67 (0.18%) XenServer
14 51 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
15 42 (0.11%) MetaFrame
16 37 (0.099%) IMail Server
17 33 (0.089%) NFS
18 31 (0.083%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 25 (0.067%) Xen
20 22 (0.059%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 662 (1.78%) HP Quality Center
2 443 (1.19%) SCCM
3 121 (0.33%) Backup Exec
4 102 (0.27%) WSUS
5 98 (0.26%) SCOM
6 96 (0.26%) Tivoli
7 77 (0.21%) NetBackup
8 74 (0.20%) Norton AntiVirus
9 64 (0.17%) Nagios
10 54 (0.15%) Puppet
11 49 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 42 (0.11%) Control-M
13 41 (0.11%) McAfee ePO
14 39 (0.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 37 (0.099%) OpenView
16 35 (0.094%) Nessus
17 30 (0.081%) Opscode Chef
18 29 (0.078%) Tivoli Storage Manager
19 28 (0.075%) BMC PATROL
19 28 (0.075%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 7181 (19.31%) Microsoft
2 3350 (9.01%) Oracle
3 1704 (4.58%) VMware
4 1576 (4.24%) Citrix
5 1434 (3.86%) SAP
6 1379 (3.71%) Cisco
7 1047 (2.81%) HP
8 659 (1.77%) Business Objects
9 534 (1.44%) IBM
10 532 (1.43%) Google
11 517 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
12 478 (1.29%) Cognos
13 358 (0.96%) CheckPoint
14 331 (0.89%) Apple
15 282 (0.76%) Symantec
16 258 (0.69%) Remedy
16 258 (0.69%) Tableau
17 254 (0.68%) Red Hat
18 251 (0.67%) Adobe
19 230 (0.62%) Sybase
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
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Salary: From £40,000 to £48,000 per annum plus excellent benefits / bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
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Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Hertfordshire
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Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum
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Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
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Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + benefits + bonus
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Salary: £60000 - £95000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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