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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 9 11 10
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 16700 18109 16656
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.81% 15.32% 15.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.72% 16.19% 16.10%
Number of salaries quoted 13819 15297 13956
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
99881 111881 103430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.62%
Number of salaries quoted 82152 91850 86081
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 £27,500 £27,000
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 29 May 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 29 May 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
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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 +1 15554 £40,000 - 2017
London 0 6777 £48,000 +1.05% 792
South East +1 3168 £38,000 -3.79% 365
City of London +1 1714 £48,500 +2.10% 287
Yorkshire +1 1275 £34,000 +1.49% 172
East of England -1 1093 £35,000 -2.77% 132
North West +1 918 £37,500 +15.38% 179
South West +3 878 £35,000 -5.40% 162
West Yorkshire -1 863 £35,000 +0.71% 114
West Midlands -5 725 £37,500 +7.14% 104
East Midlands +6 681 £35,000 +1.44% 87
Berkshire +6 642 £42,500 +13.33% 84
Surrey -1 636 £40,000 -5.88% 62
Scotland +3 580 £40,000 +11.11% 114
Hampshire +4 574 £38,000 -3.79% 62
Leeds -3 561 £35,000 - 68
Manchester 0 444 £37,500 +15.38% 85
Buckinghamshire +8 433 £37,500 +7.14% 48
Hertfordshire -4 372 £33,000 -12.00% 50
Milton Keynes +4 307 £37,500 +8.69% 35
Reading +7 289 £42,500 +16.43% 31
Cheshire +5 286 £37,500 +15.38% 46
Edinburgh +1 280 £42,250 +5.62% 67
Bristol -3 273 £32,500 -13.33% 48
Essex +3 257 £40,000 - 21
Nottinghamshire +8 250 £35,000 +6.06% 38
Oxfordshire +13 247 £35,000 +16.66% 43
Wales -5 236 £35,000 +11.11% 30
Nottingham +8 235 £35,000 +3.70% 31
Kent +10 223 £32,500 -9.72% 13

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 10679 (31.76%) Finance
2 8717 (25.92%) SQL
3 6664 (19.82%) Microsoft
4 6335 (18.84%) Windows
5 5717 (17.00%) Agile Software Development
6 5061 (15.05%) Analytical Skills
7 4914 (14.61%) Business Analysis
8 4909 (14.60%) MS Excel
9 4425 (13.16%) Degree
10 4038 (12.01%) ITIL
11 3941 (11.72%) SQL Server
12 3662 (10.89%) MS Office
13 3570 (10.62%) Active Directory
14 3138 (9.33%) Banking
15 3045 (9.06%) Oracle
16 3044 (9.05%) Project Management
17 2836 (8.43%) Business Intelligence
18 2677 (7.96%) Retail
19 2472 (7.35%) Stakeholder Management
20 2462 (7.32%) QA
21 2249 (6.69%) ISEB
22 2212 (6.58%) User Acceptance Testing
23 2200 (6.54%) SDLC
24 2091 (6.22%) .NET
25 2019 (6.00%) Java
26 1889 (5.62%) Windows 7
27 1849 (5.50%) CRM
28 1798 (5.35%) Scrum
29 1795 (5.34%) Linux
30 1777 (5.28%) Data Analysis

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 1578 (4.69%) MS Exchange
2 1242 (3.69%) SharePoint
3 884 (2.63%) SAS
4 664 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2010
5 649 (1.93%) IIS
6 370 (1.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 301 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
8 274 (0.81%) Lync
9 254 (0.76%) Tomcat
10 252 (0.75%) Apache
11 238 (0.71%) WebSphere
12 233 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
13 229 (0.68%) CMS
14 179 (0.53%) WebLogic
15 165 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2003
16 158 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
17 153 (0.46%) WorkSite
17 153 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
18 135 (0.40%) JBoss
19 125 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4909 (14.60%) MS Excel
2 3662 (10.89%) MS Office
3 960 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 860 (2.56%) MS Visio
5 460 (1.37%) MS Project
6 328 (0.98%) SPSS
7 126 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
8 70 (0.21%) PowerPivot
9 31 (0.092%) FastStats
10 29 (0.086%) Photoshop
11 24 (0.071%) Adobe Illustrator
12 15 (0.045%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 10 (0.030%) Stata
14 9 (0.027%) Adobe Captivate
15 8 (0.024%) Acrobat
15 8 (0.024%) Mingle
15 8 (0.024%) Final Cut Pro
16 6 (0.018%) InfoPath
16 6 (0.018%) Open Workbench
16 6 (0.018%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 452 (1.34%) Oracle EBS
2 390 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 366 (1.09%) Oracle EBS R12
4 291 (0.87%) Oracle General Ledger
5 256 (0.76%) Oracle Receivables
6 223 (0.66%) Oracle Payables
7 205 (0.61%) Oracle Financials
8 184 (0.55%) SAP FI
9 177 (0.53%) SAP CO
10 174 (0.52%) SAP FI/CO
11 140 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
12 132 (0.39%) SAP SD
13 128 (0.38%) Oracle Assets
14 127 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
15 118 (0.35%) SAP MM
16 106 (0.32%) Markit EDM
17 85 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
18 76 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
19 73 (0.22%) Oracle 11i
19 73 (0.22%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 434 (1.29%) SaaS
2 312 (0.93%) Google Analytics
3 270 (0.80%) Office 365
4 166 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
5 129 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
6 77 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
7 65 (0.19%) Adobe Analytics
8 50 (0.15%) Mimecast
9 47 (0.14%) PaaS
10 43 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
10 43 (0.13%) Force.com
11 40 (0.12%) Amazon S3
12 29 (0.086%) Google Apps
13 26 (0.077%) IaaS
14 16 (0.048%) Amazon EMR
15 14 (0.042%) IBM Blueworks
16 13 (0.039%) SuccessFactors
17 9 (0.027%) Silverpop
18 8 (0.024%) Symantec.cloud
19 7 (0.021%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 1130 (3.36%) Firewall
2 937 (2.79%) TCP/IP
3 880 (2.62%) LAN
4 854 (2.54%) WAN
5 711 (2.11%) DNS
6 690 (2.05%) Internet
7 556 (1.65%) VPN
8 543 (1.61%) SAN
9 518 (1.54%) DHCP
10 381 (1.13%) Network Security
11 341 (1.01%) VoIP
12 267 (0.79%) Wireless
13 201 (0.60%) Intrusion Detection
14 190 (0.57%) Intranet
15 188 (0.56%) HTTP
16 158 (0.47%) VLAN
17 147 (0.44%) SSL
18 134 (0.40%) FTP
18 134 (0.40%) Cisco ASA
19 133 (0.40%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3941 (11.72%) SQL Server
2 1376 (4.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1290 (3.84%) Data Warehouse
4 1097 (3.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 773 (2.30%) Relational Database
6 621 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
7 552 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 472 (1.40%) Data Mining
8 472 (1.40%) Oracle Database
9 395 (1.17%) QlikView
10 372 (1.11%) MySQL
11 346 (1.03%) Big Data
12 315 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
13 314 (0.93%) Crystal Reports
14 282 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
15 274 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
16 269 (0.80%) MS Access
17 227 (0.68%) RDBMS
18 226 (0.67%) Oracle BI EE
19 199 (0.59%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1064 (3.16%) Selenium
2 620 (1.84%) JIRA
3 419 (1.25%) Visual Studio
4 416 (1.24%) QuickTest Pro
5 408 (1.21%) WebDriver
6 377 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
7 299 (0.89%) Cucumber
8 198 (0.59%) Oracle Forms
9 166 (0.49%) Toad
10 161 (0.48%) SpecFlow
11 145 (0.43%) Jenkins
12 139 (0.41%) JUnit
13 137 (0.41%) SoapUI
14 126 (0.37%) Subversion
15 119 (0.35%) LoadRunner
16 104 (0.31%) Git (software)
17 101 (0.30%) JMeter
18 87 (0.26%) Eclipse
19 79 (0.23%) FitNesse
20 76 (0.23%) Maven
General
1 10679 (31.76%) Finance
2 3138 (9.33%) Banking
3 2677 (7.96%) Retail
4 1461 (4.35%) Marketing
5 1182 (3.52%) Telecoms
6 1000 (2.97%) Legal
7 995 (2.96%) Law
8 886 (2.64%) Front Office
9 842 (2.50%) Investment Banking
10 639 (1.90%) Back Office
11 601 (1.79%) Advertising
12 516 (1.53%) Manufacturing
13 448 (1.33%) Financial Institution
14 365 (1.09%) Billing
15 326 (0.97%) Retail Banking
16 291 (0.87%) Publishing
17 233 (0.69%) Games
18 170 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
18 170 (0.51%) General Ledger
19 149 (0.44%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2091 (6.22%) .NET
2 1250 (3.72%) XML
3 968 (2.88%) HTML
4 741 (2.20%) Web Services
5 684 (2.03%) ASP.NET
6 512 (1.52%) CSS
7 294 (0.87%) Middleware
8 248 (0.74%) FIX Protocol
9 240 (0.71%) J2EE
9 240 (0.71%) .NET Framework
10 211 (0.63%) SOAP
11 175 (0.52%) jQuery
12 154 (0.46%) WCF
13 151 (0.45%) XSLT
14 141 (0.42%) Spring
15 131 (0.39%) HTML5
16 112 (0.33%) REST
17 110 (0.33%) EDI
18 100 (0.30%) ASP.NET MVC
19 98 (0.29%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5061 (15.05%) Analytical Skills
2 1502 (4.47%) Management Information System
3 1098 (3.27%) Computer Science
4 763 (2.27%) Mathematics
5 675 (2.01%) Blackberry
6 608 (1.81%) Data Centre
7 511 (1.52%) Derivative
8 488 (1.45%) Statistics
9 485 (1.44%) User Experience
10 464 (1.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 462 (1.37%) Fixed Income
12 457 (1.36%) Equities
13 415 (1.23%) Visualisation
14 356 (1.06%) Mobile App
15 325 (0.97%) Hedge funds
16 317 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
17 298 (0.89%) FMCG
18 285 (0.85%) Data Structures
19 280 (0.83%) Client/Server
20 242 (0.72%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 6335 (18.84%) Windows
2 1889 (5.62%) Windows 7
3 1795 (5.34%) Linux
4 1542 (4.59%) UNIX
5 1423 (4.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 886 (2.64%) Windows XP
7 813 (2.42%) Windows Server 2003
8 766 (2.28%) Windows Server 2012
9 550 (1.64%) Windows 8
10 335 (1.00%) Android
11 266 (0.79%) Apple iOS
12 228 (0.68%) Solaris
13 161 (0.48%) Windows Vista
14 145 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 136 (0.40%) AIX
16 130 (0.39%) Mac OS X
17 67 (0.20%) CentOS
18 60 (0.18%) Windows 2000
19 58 (0.17%) Mac OS
20 52 (0.15%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5717 (17.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4914 (14.61%) Business Analysis
3 4038 (12.01%) ITIL
4 3044 (9.05%) Project Management
5 2836 (8.43%) Business Intelligence
6 2472 (7.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 2212 (6.58%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2200 (6.54%) SDLC
9 1849 (5.50%) CRM
10 1798 (5.35%) Scrum
11 1777 (5.28%) Data Analysis
12 1721 (5.12%) E-Commerce
13 1709 (5.08%) Analytics
14 1459 (4.34%) Change Management
15 1457 (4.33%) Test Scripting
16 1431 (4.26%) UML
17 1350 (4.01%) Waterfall
18 1283 (3.82%) PRINCE2
19 1202 (3.57%) Use Case
20 1187 (3.53%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 8717 (25.92%) SQL
2 2019 (6.00%) Java
3 1557 (4.63%) C#
4 935 (2.78%) T-SQL
5 908 (2.70%) JavaScript
6 771 (2.29%) VBA
7 645 (1.92%) PL/SQL
8 561 (1.67%) Python
9 528 (1.57%) VB
10 478 (1.42%) Perl
11 470 (1.40%) PowerShell
12 383 (1.14%) C
13 341 (1.01%) Shell Script
14 333 (0.99%) R
15 296 (0.88%) C++
16 279 (0.83%) VB.NET
17 263 (0.78%) PHP
18 200 (0.59%) Bash Shell
19 170 (0.51%) VBScript
20 148 (0.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4425 (13.16%) Degree
2 2249 (6.69%) ISEB
3 956 (2.84%) ISTQB
4 932 (2.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 925 (2.75%) Security Cleared
6 645 (1.92%) SC Cleared
7 548 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
8 532 (1.58%) MCSE
9 522 (1.55%) MCP
10 518 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
11 392 (1.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 391 (1.16%) CISSP
12 391 (1.16%) CCNA
13 269 (0.80%) MCSA
14 236 (0.70%) DV Cleared
15 193 (0.57%) MCITP
16 176 (0.52%) CCNP
17 168 (0.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 146 (0.43%) CISM
19 141 (0.42%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2462 (7.32%) QA
2 1496 (4.45%) SLA
3 416 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 224 (0.67%) PCI DSS
5 180 (0.54%) ISO 9001
6 149 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 96 (0.29%) Data Quality
8 94 (0.28%) COBIT
9 86 (0.26%) Solvency II
10 81 (0.24%) EMIR
11 64 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
12 56 (0.17%) MiFID
13 43 (0.13%) FATCA
14 37 (0.11%) Basel II
15 26 (0.077%) Basel III
16 24 (0.071%) CRD IV
17 22 (0.065%) ISO 14001
18 21 (0.062%) ISO/IEC 17799
19 17 (0.051%) P3O
19 17 (0.051%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 3570 (10.62%) Active Directory
2 1031 (3.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 435 (1.29%) Hyper-V
4 405 (1.20%) XenApp
5 361 (1.07%) vSphere
6 222 (0.66%) XenDesktop
7 163 (0.48%) VMware ESX
8 120 (0.36%) Snort
9 101 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
10 83 (0.25%) Terminal Services
11 81 (0.24%) XenServer
12 75 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
13 49 (0.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 47 (0.14%) VMware Server
15 43 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
16 31 (0.092%) Terminal Server
17 30 (0.089%) ISA Server
17 30 (0.089%) IMail Server
17 30 (0.089%) Forefront TMG
18 28 (0.083%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 595 (1.77%) SCCM
2 440 (1.31%) HP Quality Center
3 210 (0.62%) SCOM
4 98 (0.29%) Norton AntiVirus
4 98 (0.29%) WSUS
5 87 (0.26%) Backup Exec
6 85 (0.25%) Nagios
7 77 (0.23%) NetBackup
8 61 (0.18%) Control-M
9 56 (0.17%) Puppet
10 53 (0.16%) OpenView
11 52 (0.15%) Tivoli
12 39 (0.12%) McAfee ePO
13 38 (0.11%) Opsview
14 35 (0.10%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 35 (0.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 33 (0.098%) AirWatch
16 29 (0.086%) WMI
17 27 (0.080%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
18 26 (0.077%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 6664 (19.82%) Microsoft
2 3045 (9.06%) Oracle
3 1649 (4.90%) VMware
4 1572 (4.68%) Citrix
5 1473 (4.38%) SAP
6 1209 (3.60%) Cisco
7 1003 (2.98%) HP
8 647 (1.92%) Business Objects
9 615 (1.83%) IBM
10 435 (1.29%) Google
11 404 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
12 386 (1.15%) Cognos
13 364 (1.08%) Tableau
14 285 (0.85%) NetApp
15 267 (0.79%) Remedy
16 265 (0.79%) Symantec
17 240 (0.71%) CheckPoint
18 237 (0.70%) Bloomberg
19 225 (0.67%) Red Hat
20 220 (0.65%) Apple
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