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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 7 10 13
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 16056 16707 14963
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.83% 15.68% 14.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.47% 16.26% 15.06%
Number of salaries quoted 13253 13975 12197
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 £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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
97472 102743 99324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.45% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 81850 85177 79938
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 8 February 2016 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 8 February 2016. 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 +3 15045 £40,000 - 2255
London +1 6364 £47,500 +3.26% 996
South East -2 2751 £40,000 - 330
Yorkshire -1 1218 £34,636 -1.04% 175
West Midlands +6 1107 £38,625 +10.35% 136
City of London 0 1094 £50,000 +5.26% 249
East of England 0 1062 £37,500 -6.25% 120
North West +7 1049 £35,000 +7.69% 226
South West -1 890 £32,500 -7.14% 175
West Yorkshire 0 864 £35,000 - 114
Berkshire 0 699 £42,500 -5.55% 71
Leeds -1 640 £35,000 - 91
Surrey -1 608 £37,500 -5.06% 75
East Midlands 0 552 £36,000 +2.85% 68
Manchester +3 492 £35,000 +7.69% 131
Scotland -2 451 £37,500 -2.59% 102
Hampshire -2 420 £39,000 +8.33% 55
Birmingham +10 412 £37,500 +7.14% 53
Hertfordshire +2 360 £42,500 - 41
Buckinghamshire -7 326 £37,500 +2.73% 43
Cheshire +6 312 £31,500 -1.56% 41
Wales +1 278 £30,000 -7.69% 44
Reading -6 257 £40,000 -5.88% 22
Bristol -9 247 £35,000 +2.94% 66
Cambridgeshire +3 232 £37,500 - 22
South Wales -1 228 £30,000 -7.69% 40
Essex 0 217 £39,250 -1.87% 24
Glasgow +2 212 £35,000 -3.78% 36
Edinburgh -3 209 £40,000 - 55
Kent +19 202 £32,615 -18.46% 14

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 9954 (29.79%) Finance
2 9118 (27.29%) SQL
3 6445 (19.29%) Microsoft
4 6056 (18.12%) Windows
5 5972 (17.87%) Agile Software Development
6 5528 (16.54%) Analytical Skills
7 4696 (14.05%) Business Analysis
8 4668 (13.97%) Degree
9 4539 (13.58%) MS Excel
10 4009 (12.00%) ITIL
11 3996 (11.96%) SQL Server
12 3488 (10.44%) MS Office
13 3142 (9.40%) Active Directory
14 2914 (8.72%) Business Intelligence
15 2859 (8.56%) Project Management
16 2822 (8.45%) Oracle
17 2804 (8.39%) Banking
18 2598 (7.78%) Stakeholder Management
19 2543 (7.61%) QA
20 2406 (7.20%) Retail
21 2211 (6.62%) ISEB
22 2127 (6.37%) SDLC
23 2119 (6.34%) .NET
24 2053 (6.14%) User Acceptance Testing
25 2049 (6.13%) Windows Server
26 1913 (5.73%) Java
27 1900 (5.69%) C#
28 1805 (5.40%) Analytics
29 1755 (5.25%) Data Analysis
30 1738 (5.20%) Scrum

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 1232 (3.69%) MS Exchange
2 1209 (3.62%) SharePoint
3 966 (2.89%) SAS
4 618 (1.85%) IIS
5 529 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2010
6 310 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
7 293 (0.88%) CMS
8 263 (0.79%) Apache
9 258 (0.77%) Tomcat
10 238 (0.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 238 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
11 213 (0.64%) Skype for Business
12 205 (0.61%) WebSphere
13 202 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
14 179 (0.54%) Confluence
15 123 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
16 115 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2003
17 109 (0.33%) JBoss
18 99 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
19 88 (0.26%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4539 (13.58%) MS Excel
2 3488 (10.44%) MS Office
3 883 (2.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 877 (2.62%) MS Visio
5 426 (1.27%) MS Project
6 263 (0.79%) SPSS
7 143 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
8 21 (0.063%) Photoshop
9 17 (0.051%) InfoPath
9 17 (0.051%) Stata
10 16 (0.048%) Acrobat
10 16 (0.048%) EViews
11 15 (0.045%) OmniGraffle
12 14 (0.042%) S-PLUS
13 12 (0.036%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 10 (0.030%) Mathematica
15 9 (0.027%) Revit
16 8 (0.024%) GNU Octave
17 7 (0.021%) Mingle
18 6 (0.018%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 338 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 241 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
3 218 (0.65%) SAP FI
4 205 (0.61%) SAP CO
5 199 (0.60%) SAP FI/CO
6 175 (0.52%) SAP SD
7 150 (0.45%) SAP MM
8 141 (0.42%) Oracle Financials
9 137 (0.41%) Oracle EBS R12
10 123 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
11 115 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
12 104 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 102 (0.31%) Markit EDM
14 98 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
15 93 (0.28%) thinkFolio
16 90 (0.27%) SAP PP
17 85 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
18 83 (0.25%) Unit4 Business World
19 81 (0.24%) HFM
20 77 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 513 (1.54%) Office 365
2 338 (1.01%) SaaS
3 288 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
4 246 (0.74%) Google Analytics
5 163 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
6 65 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
7 62 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
8 53 (0.16%) GitHub
9 52 (0.16%) Adobe Analytics
10 45 (0.13%) Google Apps
10 45 (0.13%) Mimecast
11 31 (0.093%) Amazon EC2
12 28 (0.084%) IaaS
13 23 (0.069%) Google Tag Manager
14 18 (0.054%) Joyent
15 17 (0.051%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 14 (0.042%) PaaS
17 13 (0.039%) Lucidchart
18 11 (0.033%) Google Cloud Platform
19 9 (0.027%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 1286 (3.85%) Firewall
2 899 (2.69%) TCP/IP
3 768 (2.30%) LAN
4 708 (2.12%) WAN
5 684 (2.05%) DNS
6 649 (1.94%) Internet
7 565 (1.69%) VPN
8 480 (1.44%) SAN
9 434 (1.30%) DHCP
10 372 (1.11%) Network Security
11 362 (1.08%) VoIP
12 282 (0.84%) Intrusion Detection
13 221 (0.66%) Wireless
14 191 (0.57%) Intranet
15 165 (0.49%) HTTP
15 165 (0.49%) SSL
16 153 (0.46%) VLAN
17 148 (0.44%) Cisco ASA
18 145 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
19 132 (0.40%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3996 (11.96%) SQL Server
2 1429 (4.28%) Data Warehouse
3 1331 (3.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1039 (3.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 818 (2.45%) BusinessObjects
6 720 (2.15%) Relational Database
7 599 (1.79%) QlikView
8 563 (1.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 544 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
10 476 (1.42%) Oracle Database
11 460 (1.38%) Big Data
12 419 (1.25%) Data Mining
12 419 (1.25%) MySQL
13 311 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
14 291 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
15 285 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
16 279 (0.84%) Crystal Reports
17 243 (0.73%) SAP BW
18 227 (0.68%) MS Access
19 222 (0.66%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 1162 (3.48%) Selenium
2 914 (2.74%) JIRA
3 543 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
4 369 (1.10%) HP UFT
5 357 (1.07%) WebDriver
6 333 (1.00%) Visual Studio
7 332 (0.99%) Cucumber
8 245 (0.73%) SoapUI
9 203 (0.61%) Jenkins
10 156 (0.47%) SpecFlow
11 155 (0.46%) Git (software)
12 135 (0.40%) JMeter
13 116 (0.35%) Toad
14 114 (0.34%) Subversion
15 103 (0.31%) JUnit
16 92 (0.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 81 (0.24%) Balsamiq Mockups
17 81 (0.24%) LoadRunner
18 72 (0.22%) Eclipse
19 66 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
General
1 9954 (29.79%) Finance
2 2804 (8.39%) Banking
3 2406 (7.20%) Retail
4 1402 (4.20%) Marketing
5 1168 (3.50%) Telecoms
6 1095 (3.28%) Legal
7 1010 (3.02%) Law
8 828 (2.48%) Front Office
9 813 (2.43%) Investment Banking
10 696 (2.08%) Manufacturing
11 659 (1.97%) Back Office
12 487 (1.46%) Advertising
13 384 (1.15%) Billing
14 344 (1.03%) Financial Institution
15 243 (0.73%) Publishing
16 218 (0.65%) Retail Banking
17 203 (0.61%) Games
18 181 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
19 165 (0.49%) German Language
20 148 (0.44%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2119 (6.34%) .NET
2 1174 (3.51%) XML
3 976 (2.92%) HTML
4 777 (2.33%) Web Services
5 650 (1.95%) CSS
6 602 (1.80%) ASP.NET
7 303 (0.91%) SOAP
8 243 (0.73%) Middleware
9 225 (0.67%) FIX Protocol
10 189 (0.57%) .NET Framework
11 185 (0.55%) jQuery
12 157 (0.47%) EDI
13 146 (0.44%) WCF
14 142 (0.42%) Gherkin
15 141 (0.42%) J2EE
16 136 (0.41%) MDX
17 133 (0.40%) ASP.NET MVC
18 123 (0.37%) REST
19 121 (0.36%) LAMP
20 112 (0.34%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5528 (16.54%) Analytical Skills
2 1684 (5.04%) Management Information System
3 1280 (3.83%) Computer Science
4 844 (2.53%) Mathematics
5 555 (1.66%) Derivative
6 542 (1.62%) Blackberry
7 524 (1.57%) Statistics
8 523 (1.57%) User Experience
9 511 (1.53%) Fixed Income
10 479 (1.43%) Equities
11 470 (1.41%) Visualisation
12 467 (1.40%) Data Centre
13 428 (1.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 390 (1.17%) Hedge funds
15 367 (1.10%) Mobile App
16 295 (0.88%) Driving Licence
17 294 (0.88%) Client/Server
18 282 (0.84%) FMCG
19 277 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
20 258 (0.77%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 6056 (18.12%) Windows
2 2049 (6.13%) Windows Server
3 1724 (5.16%) Linux
4 1694 (5.07%) Windows 7
5 1575 (4.71%) Unix
6 1285 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 908 (2.72%) Windows Server 2012
8 640 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
9 633 (1.89%) Windows 8
10 535 (1.60%) Windows XP
11 369 (1.10%) Android
12 299 (0.89%) Apple iOS
13 213 (0.64%) Solaris
14 179 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 130 (0.39%) Mac OS X
16 117 (0.35%) Windows 10
17 96 (0.29%) AIX
18 88 (0.26%) CentOS
19 84 (0.25%) Windows Vista
20 80 (0.24%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5972 (17.87%) Agile Software Development
2 4696 (14.05%) Business Analysis
3 4009 (12.00%) ITIL
4 2914 (8.72%) Business Intelligence
5 2859 (8.56%) Project Management
6 2598 (7.78%) Stakeholder Management
7 2127 (6.37%) SDLC
8 2053 (6.14%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1805 (5.40%) Analytics
10 1755 (5.25%) Data Analysis
11 1738 (5.20%) Scrum
12 1622 (4.85%) CRM
13 1541 (4.61%) E-Commerce
14 1506 (4.51%) Test Scripting
15 1504 (4.50%) Waterfall
16 1410 (4.22%) Change Management
17 1201 (3.59%) Data Modelling
18 1161 (3.47%) UML
19 1160 (3.47%) Use Case
20 1134 (3.39%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 9118 (27.29%) SQL
2 1913 (5.73%) Java
3 1900 (5.69%) C#
4 978 (2.93%) T-SQL
5 902 (2.70%) JavaScript
6 788 (2.36%) Python
7 761 (2.28%) VBA
8 692 (2.07%) PL/SQL
9 576 (1.72%) C
10 541 (1.62%) PowerShell
11 481 (1.44%) Perl
12 452 (1.35%) VB
13 354 (1.06%) Shell Script
14 328 (0.98%) C++
15 320 (0.96%) R
16 298 (0.89%) PHP
17 261 (0.78%) VB.NET
18 227 (0.68%) Ruby
19 196 (0.59%) Bash Shell
20 145 (0.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4668 (13.97%) Degree
2 2211 (6.62%) ISEB
3 1056 (3.16%) Security Cleared
4 1051 (3.15%) ISTQB
5 815 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 700 (2.09%) CISSP
7 679 (2.03%) SC Cleared
8 599 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
9 522 (1.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 499 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
11 458 (1.37%) CCNA
12 348 (1.04%) MCSE
13 342 (1.02%) MCP
14 291 (0.87%) CISM
15 252 (0.75%) CCNP
16 210 (0.63%) MCSA
17 195 (0.58%) CISA
18 189 (0.57%) GIAC
19 186 (0.56%) SANS
20 185 (0.55%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2543 (7.61%) QA
2 1393 (4.17%) SLA
3 728 (2.18%) Data Quality
4 504 (1.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 287 (0.86%) PCI DSS
6 200 (0.60%) MiFID
7 160 (0.48%) EMIR
8 153 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 121 (0.36%) Solvency II
10 113 (0.34%) Dodd-Frank
11 99 (0.30%) COBIT
12 84 (0.25%) ISO 9001
13 72 (0.22%) FATCA
14 53 (0.16%) SEPA
15 46 (0.14%) Basel II
16 38 (0.11%) HL7
17 29 (0.087%) P3O
18 28 (0.084%) ISO22301
19 24 (0.072%) ISO27002
20 23 (0.069%) COREP
System Software
1 3142 (9.40%) Active Directory
2 975 (2.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 354 (1.06%) Hyper-V
4 313 (0.94%) XenApp
5 219 (0.66%) vSphere
6 127 (0.38%) VMware ESX
7 117 (0.35%) XenDesktop
8 101 (0.30%) Snort
9 82 (0.25%) Terminal Services
10 76 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
11 61 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
12 56 (0.17%) XenServer
13 44 (0.13%) Terminal Server
14 43 (0.13%) DFS Replication
14 43 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
15 38 (0.11%) VMware Server
16 35 (0.10%) NFS
17 28 (0.084%) Citrix Presentation Server
18 27 (0.081%) Xen
19 24 (0.072%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 511 (1.53%) SCCM
2 473 (1.42%) HP Quality Center
3 122 (0.37%) Backup Exec
4 107 (0.32%) Nessus
5 104 (0.31%) SCOM
6 82 (0.25%) Puppet
7 75 (0.22%) Norton AntiVirus
8 68 (0.20%) Nagios
9 60 (0.18%) Nmap
10 59 (0.18%) WSUS
11 55 (0.16%) EnCase
12 54 (0.16%) ITRS Geneos
12 54 (0.16%) NetBackup
13 52 (0.16%) OpenView
14 49 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 47 (0.14%) Control-M
16 40 (0.12%) McAfee ePO
17 36 (0.11%) Tivoli
18 34 (0.10%) RSA enVision
19 28 (0.084%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 6445 (19.29%) Microsoft
2 2822 (8.45%) Oracle
3 1642 (4.91%) SAP
4 1515 (4.53%) VMware
5 1282 (3.84%) Citrix
6 1244 (3.72%) Cisco
7 813 (2.43%) HP
8 567 (1.70%) Tableau
9 552 (1.65%) IBM
10 432 (1.29%) Cognos
11 393 (1.18%) Google
12 392 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
13 342 (1.02%) Remedy
14 271 (0.81%) Sybase
15 240 (0.72%) CheckPoint
16 238 (0.71%) Apple
17 234 (0.70%) Symantec
18 228 (0.68%) Bloomberg
19 217 (0.65%) iManage
20 211 (0.63%) Avaya
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Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + 40000 with benefits
Posted: 54 minutes ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £22000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
North West
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
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Manchester, Lancashire
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
North West
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
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Berkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + upto 20% bonus and bens
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Manchester, Lancashire
@ITS
Salary: From £0 to £0 per annum Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Oxfordshire
Red10
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + plus package and bonus
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Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
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Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £37000 per annum + Good Benefits Package + Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + comprehensive bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
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Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + benefits and shift allowance
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
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Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + package including bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
South West London
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
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Newbury, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £35000 Per Annum
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London
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £50k - 60k per year + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £35k - 42k per year
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London
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Salary: £33k - 37k per year + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago