The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 8 10 10
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 18714 16286 17782
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.04% 14.93% 15.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.99% 15.81% 15.93%
Number of salaries quoted 15650 13593 15152
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110132 102981 111649
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.41% 95.09%
Number of salaries quoted 90172 85675 95884
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -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 11 July 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 11 July 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 +2 17419 £40,000 - 2205
London 0 7624 £47,500 - 952
South East 0 3376 £38,500 +2.66% 383
City of London +1 2041 £47,500 -5.00% 396
Yorkshire +4 1427 £33,500 +3.07% 180
East of England +4 1241 £37,000 +5.71% 132
North West +3 1169 £32,500 +1.56% 164
West Yorkshire +5 1109 £34,000 +4.61% 118
Surrey +7 978 £42,500 +13.33% 90
South West -3 906 £35,000 - 175
West Midlands +2 891 £36,000 +2.85% 85
Leeds +3 823 £35,000 +11.11% 72
Scotland +2 698 £36,000 -4.00% 91
East Midlands +3 695 £33,750 +2.27% 103
Berkshire -4 662 £40,000 - 62
Manchester +3 660 £31,736 +2.37% 81
Hampshire -7 493 £38,500 +2.66% 80
Hertfordshire +5 449 £40,000 +14.28% 52
Edinburgh +2 319 £37,500 -2.59% 52
Birmingham 0 311 £38,000 +8.57% 31
Buckinghamshire -1 311 £35,000 +4.47% 55
Wales +5 307 £30,000 -7.69% 45
Northamptonshire +7 287 £34,500 +10.40% 39
Cheshire +2 276 £30,000 -6.25% 37
South Wales +2 255 £30,000 -11.76% 37
Glasgow -4 254 £35,000 - 29
Bedfordshire 0 251 £40,000 +12.67% 30
Bristol +1 246 £35,000 - 47
West Sussex -7 246 £35,000 -2.77% 19
East Sussex +16 242 £35,000 - 17

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 11583 (31.35%) Finance
2 10483 (28.37%) SQL
3 7132 (19.30%) Microsoft
4 6642 (17.98%) Windows
5 5505 (14.90%) Business Analysis
6 5299 (14.34%) MS Excel
7 5180 (14.02%) Degree
8 4595 (12.44%) SQL Server
9 4017 (10.87%) ITIL
10 3828 (10.36%) MS Office
11 3492 (9.45%) Active Directory
12 3433 (9.29%) Oracle
13 3370 (9.12%) Project Management
14 3274 (8.86%) Banking
15 3121 (8.45%) Agile Software Development
16 3025 (8.19%) .NET
17 2867 (7.76%) Java
18 2782 (7.53%) Business Intelligence
19 2755 (7.46%) QA
20 2750 (7.44%) Retail
21 2441 (6.61%) ISEB
22 2303 (6.23%) C#
23 2285 (6.18%) E-Commerce
24 2210 (5.98%) User Acceptance Testing
25 2171 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
26 2090 (5.66%) Data Analysis
27 2011 (5.44%) UNIX
28 2007 (5.43%) Marketing
29 1999 (5.41%) CRM
30 1986 (5.37%) Scrum

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 1565 (4.24%) MS Exchange
2 1511 (4.09%) SharePoint
3 991 (2.68%) SAS
4 751 (2.03%) IIS
5 686 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2010
6 407 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2007
7 403 (1.09%) WebSphere
7 403 (1.09%) CMS
8 384 (1.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 329 (0.89%) Tomcat
10 295 (0.80%) Apache
11 248 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2003
12 225 (0.61%) Lync
13 199 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
14 159 (0.43%) IBM Notes
15 156 (0.42%) WorkSite
16 141 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
17 137 (0.37%) WebLogic
18 125 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
18 125 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5299 (14.34%) MS Excel
2 3828 (10.36%) MS Office
3 982 (2.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 922 (2.50%) MS Visio
5 588 (1.59%) MS Project
6 309 (0.84%) SPSS
7 187 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
8 64 (0.17%) Photoshop
9 53 (0.14%) FastStats
10 52 (0.14%) PowerPivot
11 32 (0.087%) OmniGraffle
12 20 (0.054%) Stata
13 19 (0.051%) AutoCAD
14 17 (0.046%) S-PLUS
15 15 (0.041%) Adobe Illustrator
15 15 (0.041%) InfoPath
16 13 (0.035%) PrintSoft PReS
17 11 (0.030%) Mingle
18 9 (0.024%) InDesign
19 7 (0.019%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 352 (0.95%) Google Analytics
2 309 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
3 292 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
4 240 (0.65%) Oracle EBS R12
5 185 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
6 175 (0.47%) Oracle General Ledger
7 171 (0.46%) SAP FI
8 155 (0.42%) Oracle Receivables
9 149 (0.40%) Oracle Payables
10 147 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
10 147 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
11 136 (0.37%) SAP CO
12 134 (0.36%) SAP FI/CO
13 118 (0.32%) SAP SD
14 117 (0.32%) WebTrends
15 106 (0.29%) Magento
16 100 (0.27%) SiteCatalyst
17 99 (0.27%) Oracle Assets
18 95 (0.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
19 91 (0.25%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 373 (1.01%) SaaS
2 191 (0.52%) Office 365
3 104 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
4 60 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
5 44 (0.12%) IaaS
6 40 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
7 24 (0.065%) LucidChart
8 23 (0.062%) Joyent
9 22 (0.060%) Taleo
10 19 (0.051%) PaaS
10 19 (0.051%) SuccessFactors
11 15 (0.041%) Force.com
12 14 (0.038%) Google Apps
13 11 (0.030%) Amazon EC2
14 9 (0.024%) Amazon S3
15 5 (0.014%) Responsys
16 4 (0.011%) Pure360
16 4 (0.011%) MailChimp
16 4 (0.011%) Amazon EMR
17 3 (0.008%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1316 (3.56%) Firewall
2 1225 (3.32%) TCP/IP
3 1029 (2.78%) LAN
4 992 (2.68%) Internet
5 973 (2.63%) WAN
6 894 (2.42%) DNS
7 669 (1.81%) DHCP
8 635 (1.72%) SAN
9 632 (1.71%) VPN
10 352 (0.95%) VoIP
11 325 (0.88%) Network Security
12 279 (0.76%) Wireless
13 262 (0.71%) Intranet
14 244 (0.66%) HTTP
15 243 (0.66%) FTP
16 192 (0.52%) Intrusion Detection
17 174 (0.47%) NAS
18 164 (0.44%) MPLS
19 160 (0.43%) SSL
20 140 (0.38%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4595 (12.44%) SQL Server
2 1519 (4.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1243 (3.36%) Data Warehouse
4 1229 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1129 (3.06%) Relational Database
6 791 (2.14%) SQL Server 2008
7 652 (1.76%) Oracle Database
8 604 (1.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 502 (1.36%) SQL Server 2005
10 501 (1.36%) MySQL
11 481 (1.30%) Crystal Reports
12 474 (1.28%) Data Mining
13 409 (1.11%) QlikView
14 390 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
15 346 (0.94%) RDBMS
16 333 (0.90%) MS Access
17 231 (0.63%) DB2
18 208 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
19 195 (0.53%) Big Data
20 193 (0.52%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 1212 (3.28%) Selenium
2 610 (1.65%) Visual Studio
3 566 (1.53%) JIRA
4 529 (1.43%) QuickTest Pro
5 489 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
6 331 (0.90%) WebDriver
7 261 (0.71%) Cucumber
8 227 (0.61%) JUnit
9 199 (0.54%) Subversion
10 171 (0.46%) FitNesse
11 164 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
11 164 (0.44%) SoapUI
12 157 (0.42%) Jenkins
13 152 (0.41%) JMeter
14 148 (0.40%) Eclipse
15 147 (0.40%) Git (software)
16 135 (0.37%) LoadRunner
17 131 (0.35%) NUnit
18 128 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
19 105 (0.28%) TestDirector
General
1 11583 (31.35%) Finance
2 3274 (8.86%) Banking
3 2750 (7.44%) Retail
4 2007 (5.43%) Marketing
5 1289 (3.49%) Telecoms
6 1100 (2.98%) Investment Banking
7 1060 (2.87%) Front Office
8 1016 (2.75%) Legal
9 959 (2.60%) Law
10 727 (1.97%) Back Office
11 688 (1.86%) Advertising
12 478 (1.29%) Manufacturing
13 458 (1.24%) Financial Institution
14 418 (1.13%) Publishing
15 338 (0.91%) Billing
16 327 (0.88%) Retail Banking
17 299 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
18 294 (0.80%) Games
19 225 (0.61%) French Language
20 177 (0.48%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3025 (8.19%) .NET
2 1679 (4.54%) HTML
3 1627 (4.40%) XML
4 1130 (3.06%) Web Services
5 1011 (2.74%) CSS
6 950 (2.57%) ASP.NET
7 436 (1.18%) SOAP
8 431 (1.17%) jQuery
9 418 (1.13%) J2EE
10 353 (0.96%) .NET Framework
11 325 (0.88%) Middleware
12 274 (0.74%) Spring
13 259 (0.70%) WCF
14 231 (0.63%) Ajax
15 227 (0.61%) Hibernate
16 206 (0.56%) HTML5
17 196 (0.53%) WPF
18 174 (0.47%) ASP.NET MVC
19 162 (0.44%) XSLT
20 151 (0.41%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1418 (3.84%) Computer Science
2 1398 (3.78%) Management Information System
3 1079 (2.92%) Mathematics
4 833 (2.25%) Blackberry
5 670 (1.81%) Derivative
6 653 (1.77%) Statistics
7 606 (1.64%) Equities
8 581 (1.57%) Fixed Income
9 475 (1.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 367 (0.99%) Mobile App
11 345 (0.93%) Hedge funds
12 339 (0.92%) Credit Risk
13 321 (0.87%) Client/Server
14 284 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
15 278 (0.75%) Open Source
16 268 (0.73%) Social Media
17 255 (0.69%) Visualisation
18 241 (0.65%) Economics
19 238 (0.64%) FMCG
20 205 (0.55%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6642 (17.98%) Windows
2 2011 (5.44%) UNIX
3 1912 (5.17%) Linux
4 1852 (5.01%) Windows 7
5 1745 (4.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 1330 (3.60%) Windows Server 2003
7 1294 (3.50%) Windows XP
8 546 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
9 373 (1.01%) Windows 8
10 349 (0.94%) Solaris
11 333 (0.90%) Android
12 293 (0.79%) Apple iOS
13 198 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 184 (0.50%) Mac OS X
15 160 (0.43%) Windows Vista
16 114 (0.31%) AIX
17 95 (0.26%) Windows 2000
18 81 (0.22%) Mac OS
19 63 (0.17%) Windows 2000 Server
20 45 (0.12%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5505 (14.90%) Business Analysis
2 4017 (10.87%) ITIL
3 3370 (9.12%) Project Management
4 3121 (8.45%) Agile Software Development
5 2782 (7.53%) Business Intelligence
6 2285 (6.18%) E-Commerce
7 2210 (5.98%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2171 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
9 2090 (5.66%) Data Analysis
10 1999 (5.41%) CRM
11 1986 (5.37%) Scrum
12 1967 (5.32%) Analytics
13 1837 (4.97%) UML
14 1692 (4.58%) Test Scripting
15 1463 (3.96%) Change Management
16 1426 (3.86%) PRINCE2
17 1216 (3.29%) Use Case
18 1194 (3.23%) Waterfall
19 1192 (3.23%) Data Modelling
20 1127 (3.05%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 10483 (28.37%) SQL
2 2867 (7.76%) Java
3 2303 (6.23%) C#
4 1385 (3.75%) JavaScript
5 1308 (3.54%) T-SQL
6 940 (2.54%) VBA
7 775 (2.10%) VB
8 699 (1.89%) PL/SQL
9 651 (1.76%) Python
10 634 (1.72%) C++
11 555 (1.50%) Perl
12 512 (1.39%) C
13 510 (1.38%) PHP
14 460 (1.24%) PowerShell
15 393 (1.06%) VB.NET
16 358 (0.97%) Shell Script
17 347 (0.94%) VBScript
18 229 (0.62%) R
19 212 (0.57%) Bash Shell
20 196 (0.53%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5180 (14.02%) Degree
2 2441 (6.61%) ISEB
3 1191 (3.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 733 (1.98%) Security Cleared
5 724 (1.96%) ISTQB
6 598 (1.62%) Cisco Certification
7 574 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
8 559 (1.51%) MCSE
9 476 (1.29%) MCP
10 473 (1.28%) CCNA
11 431 (1.17%) SC Cleared
12 380 (1.03%) CISSP
13 342 (0.93%) MCITP
14 280 (0.76%) MCSA
15 223 (0.60%) PMI Certification
16 192 (0.52%) CCNP
17 167 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 124 (0.34%) CISA
19 122 (0.33%) DV Cleared
20 117 (0.32%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2755 (7.46%) QA
2 1513 (4.09%) SLA
3 342 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 240 (0.65%) PCI DSS
5 179 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 177 (0.48%) ISO 9001
7 166 (0.45%) Data Quality
8 118 (0.32%) Dodd-Frank
8 118 (0.32%) EMIR
9 107 (0.29%) COBIT
10 76 (0.21%) Solvency II
11 58 (0.16%) MiFID
12 57 (0.15%) FATCA
13 55 (0.15%) Basel III
14 53 (0.14%) COREP
15 37 (0.10%) CRD IV
15 37 (0.10%) Basel II
16 30 (0.081%) P3O
17 22 (0.060%) FINREP
18 20 (0.054%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 3492 (9.45%) Active Directory
2 920 (2.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 370 (1.00%) Hyper-V
4 332 (0.90%) XenApp
5 327 (0.88%) vSphere
6 182 (0.49%) VMware ESX
7 152 (0.41%) XenDesktop
8 126 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
9 124 (0.34%) Terminal Services
10 87 (0.24%) Snort
11 84 (0.23%) XenServer
12 68 (0.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 65 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
14 45 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
15 39 (0.11%) MetaFrame
16 34 (0.092%) IMail Server
17 31 (0.084%) Terminal Server
18 29 (0.078%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 28 (0.076%) Xen
20 26 (0.070%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 664 (1.80%) HP Quality Center
2 417 (1.13%) SCCM
3 142 (0.38%) Backup Exec
4 108 (0.29%) Tivoli
5 100 (0.27%) SCOM
6 88 (0.24%) WSUS
7 84 (0.23%) Norton AntiVirus
8 82 (0.22%) NetBackup
9 62 (0.17%) Nagios
10 61 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 49 (0.13%) Puppet
12 48 (0.13%) OpenView
13 39 (0.11%) McAfee ePO
14 38 (0.10%) Control-M
15 35 (0.095%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 33 (0.089%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 32 (0.087%) BMC PATROL
18 30 (0.081%) Opscode Chef
19 26 (0.070%) MOM
19 26 (0.070%) Nessus
Vendors
1 7132 (19.30%) Microsoft
2 3433 (9.29%) Oracle
3 1709 (4.63%) VMware
4 1631 (4.41%) Citrix
5 1407 (3.81%) SAP
6 1367 (3.70%) Cisco
7 1080 (2.92%) HP
8 707 (1.91%) Business Objects
9 607 (1.64%) IBM
10 494 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
11 493 (1.33%) Cognos
12 479 (1.30%) Google
13 349 (0.94%) CheckPoint
14 338 (0.91%) Apple
15 333 (0.90%) Symantec
16 281 (0.76%) Remedy
17 265 (0.72%) Sybase
18 257 (0.70%) Adobe
19 256 (0.69%) Tableau
20 231 (0.63%) Red Hat
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