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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 7 8 11
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 17504 18877 16069
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.98% 16.14% 14.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.94% 17.07% 15.67%
Number of salaries quoted 14507 15666 13363
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
103310 110572 102545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85440 90223 84888
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 July 2015 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 31 July 2015. 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 16256 £40,000 - 2236
London 0 7196 £50,000 +5.26% 893
South East 0 3018 £39,000 +1.29% 354
City of London +1 1900 £47,500 - 297
Yorkshire -7 1256 £35,000 +1.44% 150
East of England -2 1098 £37,500 - 165
North West 0 1066 £35,984 +10.72% 229
South West +2 958 £34,500 +2.22% 188
West Midlands -2 844 £37,438 +6.96% 117
West Yorkshire -6 832 £35,000 +0.71% 102
East Midlands +3 752 £35,000 +4.32% 110
Scotland +1 693 £39,000 +8.33% 100
Surrey 0 638 £40,000 -5.88% 62
Berkshire +2 629 £40,000 - 84
Manchester 0 554 £37,500 +17.28% 110
Leeds -7 536 £35,000 - 67
Hampshire +2 491 £37,500 -2.59% 61
Buckinghamshire +9 460 £38,500 +10.00% 47
Hertfordshire -4 397 £40,000 - 42
Edinburgh +1 353 £39,250 +4.66% 64
Milton Keynes +3 324 £37,500 +8.69% 27
Cheshire +3 321 £35,000 +16.66% 46
Wales -2 277 £32,500 +8.33% 38
Reading +7 274 £40,000 - 41
Bristol -2 262 £32,500 -1.14% 79
Nottinghamshire +7 261 £35,000 +4.47% 54
Birmingham -3 257 £37,500 - 30
South Wales -3 256 £32,500 +8.33% 36
Nottingham +6 248 £35,000 +6.06% 49
Glasgow +3 237 £37,500 +7.14% 25

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 11259 (32.12%) Finance
2 9239 (26.35%) SQL
3 6788 (19.36%) Microsoft
4 6296 (17.96%) Windows
5 6073 (17.32%) Agile Software Development
6 5607 (15.99%) Analytical Skills
7 5052 (14.41%) Business Analysis
8 4972 (14.18%) Degree
9 4861 (13.87%) MS Excel
10 4218 (12.03%) SQL Server
11 3981 (11.36%) ITIL
12 3670 (10.47%) MS Office
13 3434 (9.80%) Banking
14 3430 (9.78%) Active Directory
15 3247 (9.26%) Project Management
16 3209 (9.15%) Oracle
17 2946 (8.40%) Business Intelligence
18 2698 (7.70%) QA
19 2668 (7.61%) Retail
20 2601 (7.42%) Stakeholder Management
21 2357 (6.72%) SDLC
22 2316 (6.61%) User Acceptance Testing
23 2159 (6.16%) Java
24 2098 (5.98%) ISEB
25 2088 (5.96%) .NET
26 1944 (5.55%) Scrum
27 1920 (5.48%) Analytics
28 1871 (5.34%) Linux
29 1865 (5.32%) Data Analysis
30 1813 (5.17%) CRM

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 1544 (4.40%) MS Exchange
2 1334 (3.81%) SharePoint
3 905 (2.58%) SAS
4 661 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
5 627 (1.79%) IIS
6 329 (0.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 292 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
8 259 (0.74%) WebSphere
9 254 (0.72%) Tomcat
10 253 (0.72%) Apache
11 248 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
12 228 (0.65%) Lync
13 213 (0.61%) CMS
14 159 (0.45%) WorkSite
15 156 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2003
16 151 (0.43%) WebLogic
16 151 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
17 139 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
18 128 (0.37%) JBoss
19 125 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4861 (13.87%) MS Excel
2 3670 (10.47%) MS Office
3 975 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 880 (2.51%) MS Visio
5 455 (1.30%) MS Project
6 339 (0.97%) SPSS
7 182 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
8 66 (0.19%) PowerPivot
9 45 (0.13%) FastStats
10 30 (0.086%) Photoshop
11 23 (0.066%) Adobe Illustrator
12 15 (0.043%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 11 (0.031%) S-PLUS
13 11 (0.031%) Open Workbench
14 9 (0.026%) Mingle
14 9 (0.026%) GNU Octave
15 8 (0.023%) OmniGraffle
15 8 (0.023%) InfoPath
15 8 (0.023%) Acrobat
15 8 (0.023%) Stata
Business Applications
1 398 (1.14%) Oracle EBS
2 383 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
3 316 (0.90%) Oracle EBS R12
4 205 (0.58%) Oracle General Ledger
5 176 (0.50%) SAP FI
6 167 (0.48%) Oracle Financials
6 167 (0.48%) SAP CO
7 165 (0.47%) SAP FI/CO
8 162 (0.46%) Oracle Receivables
9 146 (0.42%) SAP MM
10 144 (0.41%) Oracle Payables
11 141 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
12 122 (0.35%) Markit EDM
13 117 (0.33%) SAP SD
14 114 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
15 96 (0.27%) thinkFolio
16 92 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
17 90 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
18 86 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
19 79 (0.23%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 464 (1.32%) SaaS
2 325 (0.93%) Office 365
3 317 (0.90%) Google Analytics
4 192 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
5 155 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
6 96 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
7 88 (0.25%) Adobe Analytics
8 57 (0.16%) Mimecast
9 56 (0.16%) PaaS
10 43 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
11 40 (0.11%) Amazon S3
12 31 (0.088%) IaaS
13 28 (0.080%) Force.com
14 23 (0.066%) SuccessFactors
15 19 (0.054%) Google Apps
16 17 (0.048%) IBM Blueworks
17 15 (0.043%) Lucidchart
18 14 (0.040%) Amazon EMR
19 11 (0.031%) Taleo
20 10 (0.029%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1171 (3.34%) Firewall
2 952 (2.72%) TCP/IP
3 918 (2.62%) LAN
4 896 (2.56%) WAN
5 739 (2.11%) Internet
6 700 (2.00%) DNS
7 552 (1.57%) VPN
8 542 (1.55%) SAN
9 530 (1.51%) DHCP
10 362 (1.03%) Network Security
11 361 (1.03%) VoIP
12 285 (0.81%) Wireless
13 233 (0.66%) Intrusion Detection
14 224 (0.64%) Intranet
15 199 (0.57%) HTTP
16 172 (0.49%) VLAN
17 154 (0.44%) MPLS
18 147 (0.42%) Cisco ASA
19 142 (0.41%) FTP
20 133 (0.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4218 (12.03%) SQL Server
2 1412 (4.03%) Data Warehouse
3 1390 (3.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1210 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 810 (2.31%) Relational Database
6 716 (2.04%) BusinessObjects
7 610 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
8 562 (1.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 531 (1.51%) Oracle Database
10 476 (1.36%) QlikView
11 464 (1.32%) Data Mining
12 402 (1.15%) Big Data
13 340 (0.97%) MySQL
14 329 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
15 316 (0.90%) Crystal Reports
16 298 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
17 289 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
18 263 (0.75%) Oracle BI EE
19 246 (0.70%) MS Access
20 225 (0.64%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1144 (3.26%) Selenium
2 734 (2.09%) JIRA
3 411 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 406 (1.16%) WebDriver
5 399 (1.14%) HP UFT
6 394 (1.12%) Visual Studio
7 327 (0.93%) Cucumber
8 161 (0.46%) SpecFlow
9 157 (0.45%) Subversion
10 156 (0.44%) Jenkins
11 153 (0.44%) Toad
12 147 (0.42%) Oracle Forms
13 138 (0.39%) SoapUI
14 131 (0.37%) JUnit
14 131 (0.37%) LoadRunner
15 121 (0.35%) JMeter
16 119 (0.34%) Git (software)
17 102 (0.29%) FitNesse
18 76 (0.22%) Maven
19 74 (0.21%) Eclipse
General
1 11259 (32.12%) Finance
2 3434 (9.80%) Banking
3 2668 (7.61%) Retail
4 1531 (4.37%) Marketing
5 1211 (3.45%) Telecoms
6 1000 (2.85%) Law
7 992 (2.83%) Front Office
8 984 (2.81%) Legal
9 952 (2.72%) Investment Banking
10 774 (2.21%) Back Office
11 572 (1.63%) Manufacturing
12 565 (1.61%) Advertising
13 444 (1.27%) Financial Institution
14 352 (1.00%) Retail Banking
15 338 (0.96%) Billing
16 299 (0.85%) Publishing
17 227 (0.65%) Games
18 161 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
19 149 (0.43%) German Language
20 146 (0.42%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2088 (5.96%) .NET
2 1282 (3.66%) XML
3 1015 (2.90%) HTML
4 775 (2.21%) Web Services
5 640 (1.83%) ASP.NET
6 534 (1.52%) CSS
7 279 (0.80%) FIX Protocol
8 272 (0.78%) SOAP
9 253 (0.72%) Middleware
10 239 (0.68%) .NET Framework
11 208 (0.59%) J2EE
12 182 (0.52%) WCF
13 154 (0.44%) jQuery
13 154 (0.44%) REST
14 144 (0.41%) Spring
15 141 (0.40%) XSLT
16 134 (0.38%) HTML5
17 104 (0.30%) Ajax
17 104 (0.30%) EDI
18 103 (0.29%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 5607 (15.99%) Analytical Skills
2 1659 (4.73%) Management Information System
3 1311 (3.74%) Computer Science
4 908 (2.59%) Mathematics
5 620 (1.77%) Derivative
6 599 (1.71%) Blackberry
7 568 (1.62%) Data Centre
8 552 (1.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 536 (1.53%) Fixed Income
10 535 (1.53%) User Experience
11 532 (1.52%) Equities
12 523 (1.49%) Statistics
13 454 (1.29%) Visualisation
14 377 (1.08%) Hedge funds
15 344 (0.98%) Mobile App
16 339 (0.97%) Client/Server
17 306 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
18 289 (0.82%) Data Structures
19 276 (0.79%) FMCG
20 259 (0.74%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 6296 (17.96%) Windows
2 1871 (5.34%) Linux
3 1790 (5.11%) Windows 7
4 1750 (4.99%) UNIX
5 1480 (4.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 855 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 830 (2.37%) Windows Server 2003
8 777 (2.22%) Windows XP
9 558 (1.59%) Windows 8
10 322 (0.92%) Android
11 247 (0.70%) Apple iOS
12 210 (0.60%) Solaris
13 160 (0.46%) Windows Vista
14 143 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 125 (0.36%) AIX
16 118 (0.34%) Mac OS X
17 74 (0.21%) Windows 2000 Server
18 72 (0.21%) Windows 2000
19 55 (0.16%) CentOS
20 46 (0.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6073 (17.32%) Agile Software Development
2 5052 (14.41%) Business Analysis
3 3981 (11.36%) ITIL
4 3247 (9.26%) Project Management
5 2946 (8.40%) Business Intelligence
6 2601 (7.42%) Stakeholder Management
7 2357 (6.72%) SDLC
8 2316 (6.61%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1944 (5.55%) Scrum
10 1920 (5.48%) Analytics
11 1865 (5.32%) Data Analysis
12 1813 (5.17%) CRM
13 1613 (4.60%) E-Commerce
14 1572 (4.48%) Change Management
15 1460 (4.16%) Test Scripting
16 1385 (3.95%) Waterfall
17 1376 (3.92%) UML
18 1294 (3.69%) PRINCE2
19 1252 (3.57%) Data Modelling
20 1249 (3.56%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 9239 (26.35%) SQL
2 2159 (6.16%) Java
3 1717 (4.90%) C#
4 1014 (2.89%) T-SQL
5 966 (2.76%) JavaScript
6 782 (2.23%) VBA
7 715 (2.04%) Python
8 699 (1.99%) PL/SQL
9 589 (1.68%) Perl
10 582 (1.66%) VB
11 477 (1.36%) PowerShell
12 460 (1.31%) C
13 358 (1.02%) Shell Script
14 332 (0.95%) PHP
15 327 (0.93%) R
16 288 (0.82%) C++
17 280 (0.80%) VB.NET
18 209 (0.60%) Bash Shell
19 191 (0.54%) Ruby
20 186 (0.53%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4972 (14.18%) Degree
2 2098 (5.98%) ISEB
3 997 (2.84%) Security Cleared
4 945 (2.70%) ISTQB
5 872 (2.49%) Microsoft Certification
6 661 (1.89%) SC Cleared
7 590 (1.68%) Cisco Certification
8 540 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
9 494 (1.41%) CISSP
10 481 (1.37%) MCSE
11 466 (1.33%) CCNA
12 408 (1.16%) MCP
13 353 (1.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 263 (0.75%) MCSA
15 219 (0.62%) CCNP
16 210 (0.60%) MCITP
17 208 (0.59%) DV Cleared
18 198 (0.56%) CISM
19 175 (0.50%) PMI Certification
20 168 (0.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2698 (7.70%) QA
2 1508 (4.30%) SLA
3 461 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 243 (0.69%) PCI DSS
5 166 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 145 (0.41%) ISO 9001
7 139 (0.40%) Data Quality
8 96 (0.27%) Solvency II
9 92 (0.26%) EMIR
10 85 (0.24%) MiFID
11 83 (0.24%) COBIT
12 82 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
13 53 (0.15%) FATCA
14 33 (0.094%) CRD IV
14 33 (0.094%) Basel II
15 32 (0.091%) Basel III
16 26 (0.074%) P3O
17 23 (0.066%) COREP
18 19 (0.054%) ISO 14001
19 16 (0.046%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 3430 (9.78%) Active Directory
2 1069 (3.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 471 (1.34%) Hyper-V
4 389 (1.11%) vSphere
5 373 (1.06%) XenApp
6 182 (0.52%) XenDesktop
7 118 (0.34%) VMware ESX
8 104 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
9 99 (0.28%) Snort
10 94 (0.27%) XenServer
11 90 (0.26%) Terminal Services
12 71 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
13 56 (0.16%) VMware Server
14 55 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
15 54 (0.15%) ISA Server
16 46 (0.13%) Forefront TMG
17 42 (0.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
18 41 (0.12%) IMail Server
19 40 (0.11%) DFS Replication
20 34 (0.097%) UAG
Systems Management
1 576 (1.64%) SCCM
2 397 (1.13%) HP Quality Center
3 234 (0.67%) SCOM
4 102 (0.29%) WSUS
5 93 (0.27%) Backup Exec
6 91 (0.26%) Nagios
7 88 (0.25%) Norton AntiVirus
8 71 (0.20%) NetBackup
9 60 (0.17%) Puppet
10 59 (0.17%) McAfee ePO
11 56 (0.16%) Control-M
12 52 (0.15%) Tivoli
13 47 (0.13%) Nessus
14 40 (0.11%) OpenView
15 32 (0.091%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
16 31 (0.088%) AirWatch
17 30 (0.086%) Opsview
18 29 (0.083%) BladeLogic
19 27 (0.077%) EMC NetWorker
19 27 (0.077%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 6788 (19.36%) Microsoft
2 3209 (9.15%) Oracle
3 1781 (5.08%) VMware
4 1609 (4.59%) SAP
5 1472 (4.20%) Citrix
6 1279 (3.65%) Cisco
7 882 (2.52%) HP
8 686 (1.96%) IBM
9 448 (1.28%) Tableau
10 412 (1.18%) Google
11 411 (1.17%) Cognos
12 392 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
13 308 (0.88%) NetApp
14 303 (0.86%) Sybase
15 280 (0.80%) Remedy
16 277 (0.79%) CheckPoint
17 273 (0.78%) Bloomberg
18 263 (0.75%) Symantec
19 221 (0.63%) Red Hat
20 211 (0.60%) Juniper
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
North London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
South Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum £35,000 + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55k + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £19000 - £26000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 (dependent on experiance)
Posted: 5 hours ago
West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £58000 Per Annum Plus brilliant benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £18000 - £19000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 (dependent on experiance)
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum + Medical, 12% pension, holiday etc
Posted: 5 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Premier IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
North West
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £27000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus & Other Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £48000 per annum + Bonus, FlexiTime + more
Posted: 6 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £41000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago