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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 9 13 10
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 17408 15278 17392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.76% 14.17% 15.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.64% 14.97% 16.02%
Number of salaries quoted 14753 12395 14921
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
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
104608 102056 108531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.68% 94.69% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 87149 82785 93534
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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
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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 +4 16313 £40,000 - 1591
London +4 6920 £45,000 -5.26% 645
South East +1 2990 £38,500 +2.66% 278
City of London -1 1685 £45,000 -7.21% 246
Yorkshire +4 1433 £35,000 +4.47% 164
East of England +7 1358 £39,750 +13.57% 93
North West +3 1025 £32,500 +1.56% 126
West Yorkshire +5 1021 £35,000 +7.69% 116
West Midlands +1 978 £35,000 - 78
South West +2 937 £35,000 - 115
Berkshire +8 781 £42,500 +6.25% 58
Leeds +4 694 £35,000 +4.47% 66
Surrey +1 691 £39,500 -1.25% 63
East Midlands +7 603 £35,000 +4.47% 67
Manchester +2 565 £32,500 +8.33% 65
Scotland +3 539 £37,500 -4.45% 84
Hampshire -4 470 £37,250 +12.87% 57
Hertfordshire +6 461 £42,500 +18.05% 34
Buckinghamshire +10 372 £35,000 +6.06% 38
Birmingham +1 361 £35,000 -6.66% 24
Cambridgeshire +6 333 £35,000 -2.77% 27
Reading +19 327 £42,500 +3.03% 25
Cheshire +5 319 £32,500 -5.79% 31
Wales +4 307 £32,500 -2.98% 37
Bristol +6 298 £34,750 +3.73% 40
South Wales +3 288 £32,500 -5.10% 34
Edinburgh +4 284 £40,000 - 48
Essex -1 262 £40,000 +14.28% 15
Northamptonshire 0 252 £35,000 - 23
Milton Keynes +8 243 £32,500 -2.98% 20

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 10787 (30.36%) Finance
2 9483 (26.69%) SQL
3 7190 (20.24%) Microsoft
4 6864 (19.32%) Windows
5 5755 (16.20%) Agile Software Development
6 5398 (15.19%) MS Excel
7 5169 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
8 5081 (14.30%) Business Analysis
9 4717 (13.28%) Degree
10 4648 (13.08%) ITIL
11 4308 (12.13%) SQL Server
12 3918 (11.03%) MS Office
13 3544 (9.98%) Active Directory
14 3175 (8.94%) Project Management
15 3159 (8.89%) Oracle
16 2804 (7.89%) Banking
17 2650 (7.46%) Business Intelligence
18 2634 (7.41%) Retail
19 2458 (6.92%) QA
20 2436 (6.86%) ISEB
21 2378 (6.69%) Stakeholder Management
22 2259 (6.36%) .NET
23 2246 (6.32%) Java
24 2164 (6.09%) UNIX
25 2065 (5.81%) Data Analysis
26 2052 (5.78%) Windows 7
27 2013 (5.67%) User Acceptance Testing
28 1975 (5.56%) Linux
29 1954 (5.50%) CRM
30 1906 (5.37%) E-Commerce

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1542 (4.34%) MS Exchange
2 1374 (3.87%) SharePoint
3 857 (2.41%) SAS
4 807 (2.27%) IIS
5 619 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2010
6 389 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
7 363 (1.02%) Tomcat
8 356 (1.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 352 (0.99%) Apache
10 278 (0.78%) Lync
11 269 (0.76%) WebSphere
12 259 (0.73%) CMS
13 224 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
14 213 (0.60%) JBoss
15 199 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
16 196 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
17 176 (0.50%) WebLogic
18 144 (0.41%) IBM Notes
19 137 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
20 129 (0.36%) WorkSite
Applications
1 5398 (15.19%) MS Excel
2 3918 (11.03%) MS Office
3 994 (2.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 918 (2.58%) MS Visio
5 505 (1.42%) MS Project
6 241 (0.68%) SPSS
7 181 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
8 73 (0.21%) PowerPivot
9 35 (0.099%) FastStats
10 26 (0.073%) Photoshop
10 26 (0.073%) InfoPath
11 20 (0.056%) S-PLUS
12 16 (0.045%) OmniGraffle
13 14 (0.039%) Adobe Illustrator
13 14 (0.039%) Acrobat
14 12 (0.034%) Stata
15 11 (0.031%) Adobe Captivate
16 8 (0.023%) Fireworks
16 8 (0.023%) Mingle
17 7 (0.020%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 438 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 387 (1.09%) Oracle EBS
3 364 (1.02%) Google Analytics
4 289 (0.81%) Oracle EBS R12
5 278 (0.78%) Oracle Financials
6 256 (0.72%) Oracle General Ledger
7 248 (0.70%) Oracle Payables
8 243 (0.68%) SAP FI
9 242 (0.68%) Oracle Receivables
10 236 (0.66%) SAP CO
11 232 (0.65%) SAP FI/CO
12 200 (0.56%) Oracle Assets
13 159 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
14 157 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
15 134 (0.38%) SAP SD
16 106 (0.30%) SAP MM
17 103 (0.29%) SAP CRM
18 99 (0.28%) Oracle 11i
19 86 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
20 85 (0.24%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 361 (1.02%) SaaS
2 205 (0.58%) Office 365
3 59 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 53 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
5 49 (0.14%) Force.com
6 41 (0.12%) Google Apps
7 35 (0.099%) Amazon AWS
8 25 (0.070%) PaaS
9 22 (0.062%) IaaS
10 20 (0.056%) SuccessFactors
11 12 (0.034%) LucidChart
11 12 (0.034%) Taleo
12 9 (0.025%) Joyent
13 8 (0.023%) Trello
14 7 (0.020%) IBM Blueworks
14 7 (0.020%) GitHub
15 4 (0.011%) Amazon EMR
15 4 (0.011%) Google Cloud Platform
16 3 (0.008%) Amazon EC2
16 3 (0.008%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1347 (3.79%) Firewall
2 1283 (3.61%) TCP/IP
3 928 (2.61%) LAN
4 920 (2.59%) WAN
5 901 (2.54%) DNS
6 892 (2.51%) Internet
7 684 (1.93%) VPN
8 637 (1.79%) DHCP
9 583 (1.64%) SAN
10 500 (1.41%) Network Security
11 487 (1.37%) VoIP
12 317 (0.89%) HTTP
13 269 (0.76%) Wireless
14 261 (0.73%) FTP
15 239 (0.67%) IP Telephony
16 231 (0.65%) Intranet
17 201 (0.57%) MPLS
18 189 (0.53%) Intrusion Detection
19 168 (0.47%) Cisco ASA
20 145 (0.41%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4308 (12.13%) SQL Server
2 1504 (4.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1191 (3.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1116 (3.14%) Data Warehouse
5 947 (2.67%) Relational Database
6 887 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 642 (1.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 576 (1.62%) Oracle Database
9 535 (1.51%) Data Mining
10 482 (1.36%) MySQL
11 444 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
12 407 (1.15%) MS Access
13 401 (1.13%) Crystal Reports
14 356 (1.00%) QlikView
15 331 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
16 296 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
17 285 (0.80%) RDBMS
18 214 (0.60%) Big Data
19 175 (0.49%) BusinessObjects
20 168 (0.47%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1044 (2.94%) Selenium
2 553 (1.56%) JIRA
3 513 (1.44%) Visual Studio
4 493 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
5 445 (1.25%) QuickTest Pro
6 351 (0.99%) WebDriver
7 271 (0.76%) Cucumber
8 195 (0.55%) Git (software)
9 191 (0.54%) SpecFlow
10 181 (0.51%) Oracle Forms
11 162 (0.46%) SoapUI
12 127 (0.36%) JUnit
13 115 (0.32%) LoadRunner
14 114 (0.32%) FitNesse
15 112 (0.32%) Eclipse
16 110 (0.31%) Subversion
17 109 (0.31%) JMeter
18 97 (0.27%) Toad
19 89 (0.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
20 81 (0.23%) Jenkins
General
1 10787 (30.36%) Finance
2 2804 (7.89%) Banking
3 2634 (7.41%) Retail
4 1526 (4.30%) Marketing
5 1144 (3.22%) Telecoms
6 1096 (3.09%) Legal
7 1019 (2.87%) Law
8 927 (2.61%) Front Office
9 758 (2.13%) Investment Banking
10 624 (1.76%) Manufacturing
11 587 (1.65%) Back Office
12 535 (1.51%) Advertising
13 421 (1.19%) Financial Institution
14 386 (1.09%) Billing
15 317 (0.89%) Publishing
16 298 (0.84%) Retail Banking
17 178 (0.50%) Aerospace
18 174 (0.49%) French Language
19 172 (0.48%) Games
20 163 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2259 (6.36%) .NET
2 1385 (3.90%) XML
3 1099 (3.09%) HTML
4 818 (2.30%) Web Services
5 735 (2.07%) ASP.NET
6 660 (1.86%) CSS
7 348 (0.98%) SOAP
8 308 (0.87%) Middleware
9 291 (0.82%) jQuery
10 289 (0.81%) .NET Framework
11 274 (0.77%) J2EE
12 237 (0.67%) FIX Protocol
13 191 (0.54%) Spring
14 164 (0.46%) XSLT
15 155 (0.44%) WCF
16 112 (0.32%) EDI
16 112 (0.32%) Hibernate
17 109 (0.31%) REST
18 108 (0.30%) HTML5
19 106 (0.30%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 5169 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1590 (4.48%) Management Information System
3 1187 (3.34%) Computer Science
4 840 (2.36%) Mathematics
5 794 (2.23%) Blackberry
6 530 (1.49%) User Experience
7 520 (1.46%) Derivative
8 456 (1.28%) Statistics
9 443 (1.25%) Fixed Income
10 428 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 412 (1.16%) Equities
12 322 (0.91%) Credit Risk
13 306 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
14 304 (0.86%) Mobile App
15 284 (0.80%) Visualisation
16 251 (0.71%) Client/Server
17 233 (0.66%) FMCG
18 231 (0.65%) Open Source
19 230 (0.65%) Data Structures
20 217 (0.61%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 6864 (19.32%) Windows
2 2164 (6.09%) UNIX
3 2052 (5.78%) Windows 7
4 1975 (5.56%) Linux
5 1720 (4.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 1278 (3.60%) Windows XP
7 1182 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 765 (2.15%) Windows Server 2012
9 475 (1.34%) Windows 8
10 366 (1.03%) Solaris
11 283 (0.80%) Android
12 230 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 211 (0.59%) Windows Vista
14 198 (0.56%) Apple iOS
15 151 (0.43%) Mac OS X
16 130 (0.37%) AIX
17 78 (0.22%) CentOS
18 72 (0.20%) Windows 2000 Server
19 67 (0.19%) Windows 2000
20 61 (0.17%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5755 (16.20%) Agile Software Development
2 5081 (14.30%) Business Analysis
3 4648 (13.08%) ITIL
4 3175 (8.94%) Project Management
5 2650 (7.46%) Business Intelligence
6 2378 (6.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 2065 (5.81%) Data Analysis
8 2013 (5.67%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1954 (5.50%) CRM
10 1906 (5.37%) E-Commerce
11 1784 (5.02%) Scrum
12 1669 (4.70%) Analytics
13 1488 (4.19%) Change Management
14 1458 (4.10%) UML
15 1432 (4.03%) Test Scripting
16 1329 (3.74%) PRINCE2
17 1281 (3.61%) Waterfall
18 1251 (3.52%) ERP
19 1106 (3.11%) Software Testing
20 1075 (3.03%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 9483 (26.69%) SQL
2 2246 (6.32%) Java
3 1727 (4.86%) C#
4 1139 (3.21%) T-SQL
5 1014 (2.85%) JavaScript
6 834 (2.35%) VBA
7 661 (1.86%) PL/SQL
8 621 (1.75%) VB
9 613 (1.73%) Perl
10 569 (1.60%) Python
11 476 (1.34%) Shell Script
11 476 (1.34%) C++
12 414 (1.17%) C
13 376 (1.06%) PHP
14 356 (1.00%) PowerShell
15 309 (0.87%) VB.NET
16 235 (0.66%) Bash Shell
17 232 (0.65%) ABAP
18 216 (0.61%) R
19 210 (0.59%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4717 (13.28%) Degree
2 2436 (6.86%) ISEB
3 960 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 862 (2.43%) Security Cleared
5 813 (2.29%) ISTQB
6 615 (1.73%) Cisco Certification
7 611 (1.72%) SC Cleared
8 540 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
9 516 (1.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 514 (1.45%) MCP
11 492 (1.38%) MCSE
12 485 (1.37%) CISSP
13 331 (0.93%) CCNA
14 325 (0.91%) MCSA
15 231 (0.65%) CCNP
16 215 (0.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 214 (0.60%) MCITP
18 206 (0.58%) CISM
19 175 (0.49%) DV Cleared
20 172 (0.48%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2458 (6.92%) QA
2 1585 (4.46%) SLA
3 475 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 310 (0.87%) PCI DSS
5 213 (0.60%) ISO 9001
6 167 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 130 (0.37%) Data Quality
8 111 (0.31%) COBIT
9 57 (0.16%) EMIR
9 57 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
10 54 (0.15%) Solvency II
11 40 (0.11%) Basel III
12 38 (0.11%) FATCA
13 37 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 17799
14 32 (0.090%) ISO 14001
15 29 (0.082%) Basel II
16 28 (0.079%) MiFID
16 28 (0.079%) COREP
17 23 (0.065%) ISO 8583
18 22 (0.062%) FINREP
System Software
1 3544 (9.98%) Active Directory
2 1040 (2.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 426 (1.20%) XenApp
4 395 (1.11%) Hyper-V
5 340 (0.96%) vSphere
6 204 (0.57%) VMware ESX
7 181 (0.51%) XenDesktop
8 92 (0.26%) Terminal Services
8 92 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
9 89 (0.25%) Snort
10 82 (0.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 68 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
12 64 (0.18%) XenServer
13 53 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
14 47 (0.13%) MetaFrame
15 44 (0.12%) NFS
16 36 (0.10%) Terminal Server
17 28 (0.079%) IMail Server
18 24 (0.068%) VMware Server
19 19 (0.053%) Xen
Systems Management
1 608 (1.71%) HP Quality Center
2 523 (1.47%) SCCM
3 215 (0.61%) SCOM
4 110 (0.31%) Backup Exec
5 109 (0.31%) NetBackup
6 99 (0.28%) WSUS
7 89 (0.25%) Norton AntiVirus
8 88 (0.25%) Nagios
9 75 (0.21%) Control-M
10 71 (0.20%) Tivoli
11 53 (0.15%) OpenView
12 51 (0.14%) McAfee ePO
13 49 (0.14%) Puppet
14 48 (0.14%) Nessus
15 36 (0.10%) Opsview
16 35 (0.099%) ServiceCenter
17 34 (0.096%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
18 31 (0.087%) XenMobile
19 30 (0.084%) SCVMM
20 28 (0.079%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 7190 (20.24%) Microsoft
2 3159 (8.89%) Oracle
3 1722 (4.85%) VMware
4 1651 (4.65%) Citrix
5 1414 (3.98%) SAP
6 1393 (3.92%) Cisco
7 1095 (3.08%) HP
8 731 (2.06%) Business Objects
9 489 (1.38%) Google
10 461 (1.30%) IBM
11 423 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
12 404 (1.14%) CheckPoint
13 390 (1.10%) Cognos
14 282 (0.79%) Sybase
15 269 (0.76%) Symantec
16 264 (0.74%) Apple
17 256 (0.72%) Bloomberg
18 255 (0.72%) Dell
19 253 (0.71%) NetApp
20 252 (0.71%) Red Hat
Watford, Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Red10
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + good bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Red10
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + good bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: DOE + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 8 hours ago
United Kingdom
Dynamics Research Corporation (DRC)
Posted: 11 hours ago
Rawdon, Leeds
EMIS
Salary: Up to £45,000pa dependent on level of experience (+ excellent benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + c.20% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 21 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Excellent benefits, including Free Parking
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
West London
Citrus Global Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £57,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 38k per year
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum (+very competitive package!!!)
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum (+very competitive package!!!)
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum (+very competitive package!!!)
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Lichfield, Staffordshire
LA International
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum plus an excellent package
Posted: Yesterday