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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 9 12 10
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 16895 15740 16207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.88% 14.75% 15.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.75% 15.61% 15.97%
Number of salaries quoted 14000 12858 13785
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
100852 100814 101486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.48% 94.87%
Number of salaries quoted 83020 81115 85647
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 £27,500 £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 4 March 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 4 March 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 +1 15773 £40,000 - 2513
London -1 6695 £47,500 - 1033
South East +2 3033 £40,000 +5.26% 433
City of London 0 1745 £47,500 - 362
Yorkshire +2 1473 £35,000 +7.69% 217
East of England 0 1208 £37,500 +4.16% 152
West Yorkshire 0 1056 £35,000 +7.69% 145
North West +3 996 £33,500 +6.34% 224
South West -2 896 £35,000 - 161
West Midlands -5 838 £35,000 - 145
Leeds +1 770 £35,000 +2.94% 89
Berkshire +9 748 £45,000 +12.50% 82
Surrey +3 712 £37,500 -6.25% 75
East Midlands +6 589 £35,000 +2.94% 113
Hampshire 0 585 £37,000 +5.71% 74
Scotland +5 569 £40,000 +12.67% 116
Manchester +1 538 £35,000 +16.66% 120
Buckinghamshire +7 361 £37,500 +7.14% 60
Hertfordshire -7 360 £37,500 +7.14% 52
Bristol +2 322 £33,250 -11.33% 64
Cheshire +2 312 £31,500 -3.07% 48
Wales +3 280 £32,500 +6.55% 42
Reading +16 270 £42,500 +13.33% 38
Edinburgh 0 268 £39,750 +22.30% 55
Bedfordshire +6 265 £37,500 - 27
South Wales +3 262 £32,500 - 35
Essex +1 253 £42,000 +12.00% 22
Cambridgeshire 0 249 £40,000 +1.26% 32
Wiltshire +3 240 £38,000 +8.57% 25
Birmingham -8 239 £35,000 -6.66% 34

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 10568 (30.17%) Finance
2 9068 (25.89%) SQL
3 7172 (20.47%) Microsoft
4 6890 (19.67%) Windows
5 5659 (16.15%) Agile Software Development
6 5294 (15.11%) MS Excel
7 5061 (14.45%) Analytical Skills
8 5042 (14.39%) Business Analysis
9 4489 (12.81%) Degree
10 4477 (12.78%) ITIL
11 4171 (11.91%) SQL Server
12 3937 (11.24%) MS Office
13 3763 (10.74%) Active Directory
14 3173 (9.06%) Oracle
15 2974 (8.49%) Project Management
16 2880 (8.22%) Banking
17 2862 (8.17%) Business Intelligence
18 2754 (7.86%) Retail
19 2506 (7.15%) ISEB
20 2436 (6.95%) QA
21 2365 (6.75%) Stakeholder Management
22 2164 (6.18%) .NET
23 2162 (6.17%) Java
24 2148 (6.13%) User Acceptance Testing
25 2099 (5.99%) Windows 7
26 2004 (5.72%) CRM
27 1916 (5.47%) Data Analysis
28 1907 (5.44%) Linux
29 1883 (5.38%) UNIX
30 1880 (5.37%) E-Commerce

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 1641 (4.68%) MS Exchange
2 1297 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 851 (2.43%) SAS
4 766 (2.19%) IIS
5 680 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2010
6 415 (1.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 375 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2007
8 365 (1.04%) Tomcat
9 296 (0.84%) Lync
10 295 (0.84%) Apache
11 271 (0.77%) WebSphere
12 227 (0.65%) CMS
13 219 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
14 216 (0.62%) WebLogic
15 206 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2003
16 205 (0.59%) JBoss
17 184 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
18 141 (0.40%) IBM Notes
19 136 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
20 123 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5294 (15.11%) MS Excel
2 3937 (11.24%) MS Office
3 991 (2.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 905 (2.58%) MS Visio
5 526 (1.50%) MS Project
6 293 (0.84%) SPSS
7 155 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
8 70 (0.20%) PowerPivot
9 36 (0.10%) Photoshop
10 29 (0.083%) FastStats
11 26 (0.074%) Adobe Illustrator
12 21 (0.060%) InfoPath
13 15 (0.043%) Mingle
14 13 (0.037%) Acrobat
15 12 (0.034%) S-PLUS
16 11 (0.031%) Adobe Captivate
17 10 (0.029%) Fireworks
18 9 (0.026%) Final Cut Pro
19 8 (0.023%) AutoCAD
19 8 (0.023%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 468 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 424 (1.21%) Oracle EBS
3 327 (0.93%) Oracle EBS R12
4 307 (0.88%) Oracle General Ledger
5 306 (0.87%) Google Analytics
6 295 (0.84%) Oracle Receivables
7 283 (0.81%) Oracle Financials
8 281 (0.80%) Oracle Payables
9 237 (0.68%) SAP FI
10 234 (0.67%) SAP CO
11 230 (0.66%) SAP FI/CO
12 190 (0.54%) Oracle Assets
13 166 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
14 155 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
15 141 (0.40%) SAP SD
16 109 (0.31%) SAP MM
17 108 (0.31%) Oracle 11i
18 99 (0.28%) SAP CRM
19 93 (0.27%) SAP R/3
20 89 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 353 (1.01%) SaaS
2 234 (0.67%) Office 365
3 78 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 58 (0.17%) Force.com
5 54 (0.15%) Amazon AWS
6 48 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
7 41 (0.12%) Google Apps
8 25 (0.071%) PaaS
9 16 (0.046%) IaaS
10 15 (0.043%) SuccessFactors
11 9 (0.026%) Yammer
11 9 (0.026%) Taleo
12 8 (0.023%) Amazon EC2
13 7 (0.020%) Amazon EMR
14 6 (0.017%) LucidChart
14 6 (0.017%) Amazon S3
15 5 (0.014%) IBM Blueworks
15 5 (0.014%) Trello
16 4 (0.011%) Joyent
16 4 (0.011%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1274 (3.64%) Firewall
2 1117 (3.19%) TCP/IP
3 906 (2.59%) LAN
4 899 (2.57%) WAN
5 822 (2.35%) DNS
6 790 (2.26%) Internet
7 645 (1.84%) VPN
8 614 (1.75%) SAN
9 557 (1.59%) DHCP
10 452 (1.29%) VoIP
11 446 (1.27%) Network Security
12 275 (0.79%) Wireless
13 248 (0.71%) HTTP
14 235 (0.67%) FTP
15 219 (0.63%) Intranet
16 205 (0.59%) IP Telephony
17 181 (0.52%) Intrusion Detection
18 166 (0.47%) MPLS
19 158 (0.45%) SSL
20 143 (0.41%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4171 (11.91%) SQL Server
2 1499 (4.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1202 (3.43%) Data Warehouse
4 1153 (3.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 844 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
6 842 (2.40%) Relational Database
7 648 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 543 (1.55%) Oracle Database
9 537 (1.53%) Data Mining
10 471 (1.34%) MySQL
11 442 (1.26%) SQL Server 2005
12 378 (1.08%) QlikView
13 369 (1.05%) Crystal Reports
14 355 (1.01%) MS Access
15 332 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
16 317 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
17 268 (0.77%) RDBMS
18 263 (0.75%) Big Data
19 217 (0.62%) BusinessObjects
20 205 (0.59%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 996 (2.84%) Selenium
2 572 (1.63%) JIRA
3 486 (1.39%) Visual Studio
4 448 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
5 406 (1.16%) QuickTest Pro
6 385 (1.10%) WebDriver
7 290 (0.83%) Cucumber
8 207 (0.59%) Oracle Forms
9 166 (0.47%) SpecFlow
10 160 (0.46%) SoapUI
11 157 (0.45%) Git (software)
12 142 (0.41%) JUnit
13 119 (0.34%) JMeter
14 118 (0.34%) Toad
15 115 (0.33%) Eclipse
16 114 (0.33%) Subversion
17 108 (0.31%) LoadRunner
18 95 (0.27%) Jenkins
19 89 (0.25%) FitNesse
20 73 (0.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 10568 (30.17%) Finance
2 2880 (8.22%) Banking
3 2754 (7.86%) Retail
4 1484 (4.24%) Marketing
5 1142 (3.26%) Telecoms
6 993 (2.83%) Legal
7 965 (2.75%) Law
8 866 (2.47%) Front Office
9 769 (2.20%) Investment Banking
10 598 (1.71%) Manufacturing
11 530 (1.51%) Back Office
12 526 (1.50%) Advertising
13 441 (1.26%) Financial Institution
14 412 (1.18%) Billing
15 308 (0.88%) Publishing
16 254 (0.73%) Retail Banking
17 201 (0.57%) Games
18 193 (0.55%) Aerospace
19 166 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
20 159 (0.45%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2164 (6.18%) .NET
2 1345 (3.84%) XML
3 1031 (2.94%) HTML
4 741 (2.12%) ASP.NET
5 726 (2.07%) Web Services
6 573 (1.64%) CSS
7 326 (0.93%) Middleware
8 299 (0.85%) J2EE
9 284 (0.81%) .NET Framework
10 265 (0.76%) SOAP
11 260 (0.74%) jQuery
12 235 (0.67%) FIX Protocol
13 170 (0.49%) Spring
14 159 (0.45%) WCF
15 146 (0.42%) XSLT
16 134 (0.38%) HTML5
17 117 (0.33%) EDI
18 107 (0.31%) Ajax
19 106 (0.30%) Hibernate
20 104 (0.30%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5061 (14.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1537 (4.39%) Management Information System
3 1093 (3.12%) Computer Science
4 808 (2.31%) Blackberry
5 743 (2.12%) Mathematics
6 488 (1.39%) Statistics
7 465 (1.33%) User Experience
8 435 (1.24%) Derivative
9 426 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 408 (1.16%) Fixed Income
11 367 (1.05%) Equities
11 367 (1.05%) Visualisation
12 333 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
13 314 (0.90%) Mobile App
14 290 (0.83%) Data Structures
15 277 (0.79%) Credit Risk
16 257 (0.73%) FMCG
17 246 (0.70%) Client/Server
18 245 (0.70%) Hedge funds
19 203 (0.58%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6890 (19.67%) Windows
2 2099 (5.99%) Windows 7
3 1907 (5.44%) Linux
4 1883 (5.38%) UNIX
5 1594 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 1178 (3.36%) Windows XP
7 1015 (2.90%) Windows Server 2003
8 761 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 558 (1.59%) Windows 8
10 332 (0.95%) Solaris
11 316 (0.90%) Android
12 247 (0.71%) Apple iOS
13 216 (0.62%) Windows Vista
14 200 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 174 (0.50%) Mac OS X
16 130 (0.37%) AIX
17 75 (0.21%) CentOS
18 71 (0.20%) Windows 2000
19 70 (0.20%) Mac OS
20 64 (0.18%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5659 (16.15%) Agile Software Development
2 5042 (14.39%) Business Analysis
3 4477 (12.78%) ITIL
4 2974 (8.49%) Project Management
5 2862 (8.17%) Business Intelligence
6 2365 (6.75%) Stakeholder Management
7 2148 (6.13%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2004 (5.72%) CRM
9 1916 (5.47%) Data Analysis
10 1880 (5.37%) E-Commerce
11 1763 (5.03%) Scrum
12 1577 (4.50%) Analytics
13 1537 (4.39%) Test Scripting
14 1505 (4.30%) Change Management
15 1495 (4.27%) UML
16 1359 (3.88%) Waterfall
17 1326 (3.79%) ERP
18 1320 (3.77%) PRINCE2
19 1125 (3.21%) Use Case
20 1108 (3.16%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 9068 (25.89%) SQL
2 2162 (6.17%) Java
3 1652 (4.72%) C#
4 1039 (2.97%) T-SQL
5 985 (2.81%) JavaScript
6 877 (2.50%) VBA
7 668 (1.91%) PL/SQL
8 567 (1.62%) VB
9 557 (1.59%) Perl
10 529 (1.51%) Python
11 461 (1.32%) PowerShell
12 435 (1.24%) Shell Script
13 425 (1.21%) C++
14 401 (1.14%) C
15 301 (0.86%) PHP
16 300 (0.86%) R
17 292 (0.83%) VB.NET
18 225 (0.64%) ABAP
19 207 (0.59%) Bash Shell
20 180 (0.51%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4489 (12.81%) Degree
2 2506 (7.15%) ISEB
3 1010 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 978 (2.79%) ISTQB
5 894 (2.55%) Security Cleared
6 645 (1.84%) SC Cleared
7 604 (1.72%) VCP4
8 597 (1.70%) MCP
9 576 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
10 571 (1.63%) MCSE
11 540 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
12 526 (1.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 472 (1.35%) CISSP
14 340 (0.97%) MCSA
15 326 (0.93%) CCNA
16 214 (0.61%) DV Cleared
17 209 (0.60%) CCNP
18 200 (0.57%) MCITP
19 193 (0.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
20 190 (0.54%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2436 (6.95%) QA
2 1570 (4.48%) SLA
3 435 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 284 (0.81%) PCI DSS
5 202 (0.58%) ISO 9001
6 152 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 124 (0.35%) Data Quality
8 99 (0.28%) COBIT
9 80 (0.23%) EMIR
10 75 (0.21%) Solvency II
11 61 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
12 51 (0.15%) MiFID
13 44 (0.13%) FATCA
14 38 (0.11%) Basel III
15 33 (0.094%) ISO/IEC 17799
16 32 (0.091%) Basel II
17 21 (0.060%) ISO 14001
18 18 (0.051%) FINREP
18 18 (0.051%) P3O
19 17 (0.049%) COREP
System Software
1 3763 (10.74%) Active Directory
2 1072 (3.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 444 (1.27%) XenApp
4 425 (1.21%) Hyper-V
5 345 (0.98%) vSphere
6 205 (0.59%) VMware ESX
7 200 (0.57%) XenDesktop
8 118 (0.34%) Snort
9 113 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
10 92 (0.26%) Terminal Services
11 76 (0.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 68 (0.19%) XenServer
12 68 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
13 43 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
14 40 (0.11%) Terminal Server
15 39 (0.11%) NFS
16 26 (0.074%) Xen
17 23 (0.066%) MetaFrame
17 23 (0.066%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 20 (0.057%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 592 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
2 583 (1.66%) SCCM
3 232 (0.66%) SCOM
4 112 (0.32%) NetBackup
5 110 (0.31%) Backup Exec
5 110 (0.31%) Norton AntiVirus
6 92 (0.26%) Nagios
7 84 (0.24%) WSUS
8 73 (0.21%) Tivoli
9 72 (0.21%) Control-M
10 60 (0.17%) OpenView
11 48 (0.14%) Puppet
12 47 (0.13%) Opsview
13 46 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 44 (0.13%) McAfee ePO
15 38 (0.11%) WMI
16 37 (0.11%) XenMobile
17 36 (0.10%) Nessus
18 34 (0.097%) Tivoli Storage Manager
19 32 (0.091%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 7172 (20.47%) Microsoft
2 3173 (9.06%) Oracle
3 1722 (4.92%) Citrix
4 1702 (4.86%) VMware
5 1518 (4.33%) SAP
6 1301 (3.71%) Cisco
7 1120 (3.20%) HP
8 761 (2.17%) Business Objects
9 521 (1.49%) IBM
10 427 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
11 426 (1.22%) Google
12 390 (1.11%) Cognos
13 320 (0.91%) CheckPoint
14 291 (0.83%) Symantec
15 288 (0.82%) Remedy
16 284 (0.81%) Tableau
17 274 (0.78%) NetApp
18 266 (0.76%) Apple
19 261 (0.75%) Bloomberg
20 254 (0.73%) Sybase
Central London / West End
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
South East London
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 per annum + full bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Mason Frank International
Salary: £35 - £45 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + LARGE BENEFITS AND BONUS
Posted: 4 hours ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £34500 per annum + Genrous Bens + Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
North West
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Hampshire
Bridge Noble
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + PMI + Pension + Life Assurance
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Premier IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Premier IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
South West London
LA International
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago