Period
to 25 September 2021

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £53,000 in advertised job vacancies in Central London during the 6 months to 25 September 2021.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Analyst
London > Central London
6 months to
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 14 20 15
Rank change year-on-year +6 -5 -5
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 885 447 1,587
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Central London 13.04% 10.18% 12.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.97% 10.91% 12.90%
Number of salaries quoted 766 404 1,385
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £27,000
25th Percentile £41,813 £40,875 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £53,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +0.95% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £78,750 £75,000
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +15.79% -5.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Central London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Central London
Permanent vacancies in Central London with a recognized job title 6,337 4,097 12,305
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.36% 93.26% 95.66%
Number of salaries quoted 5,655 3,555 10,988
10th Percentile £40,000 £42,500 £35,750
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £81,250
90th Percentile £103,750 £100,000 £95,000
London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year - +12.00% +4.17%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings that featured Analyst in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Central London

Analyst
Salary Trend in Central London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Analyst in Central London.

Salary trend for Analyst in Central London

Analyst
Salary Histogram in Central London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Analyst in Central London over the 6 months to 25 September 2021.

Salary histogram for Analyst in Central London

Analyst
Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Central London region over the 6 months to 25 September 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +7 732 £55,000 +10.00% 147
West End of London 0 24 £30,985 -0.05% 1
City of Westminster +3 16 £30,985 +37.71%
Camden -1 4 £37,500 -17.23% 1
Analyst
London

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London

For the 6 months to 25 September 2021, Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Central London region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 304 (34.35%) Finance
2 275 (31.07%) SQL
3 193 (21.81%) Social Skills
4 189 (21.36%) Microsoft
5 162 (18.31%) Agile Software Development
6 156 (17.63%) Business Intelligence
7 147 (16.61%) Analytical Skills
8 146 (16.50%) Microsoft Excel
9 139 (15.71%) Windows
10 132 (14.92%) Microsoft 365
11 129 (14.58%) Analytics
12 122 (13.79%) Power Platform
13 120 (13.56%) Power BI
14 110 (12.43%) Business Analysis
15 106 (11.98%) Python
16 103 (11.64%) Azure
17 101 (11.41%) Problem-Solving
18 97 (10.96%) Active Directory
19 91 (10.28%) Stakeholder Management
20 86 (9.72%) ITIL
21 84 (9.49%) Law
21 84 (9.49%) Legal
22 83 (9.38%) Degree
23 80 (9.04%) Microsoft Office
23 80 (9.04%) Visualisation
24 79 (8.93%) Project Management
25 78 (8.81%) Data Management
25 78 (8.81%) Requirements Gathering
26 75 (8.47%) User Stories
27 72 (8.14%) Banking

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 48 (5.42%) SharePoint
2 27 (3.05%) Confluence
3 25 (2.82%) MS Exchange
4 13 (1.47%) CMS
5 12 (1.36%) SAS
6 11 (1.24%) IIS
7 9 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (0.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.23%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.23%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.11%) Appian
10 1 (0.11%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.11%) JBoss
10 1 (0.11%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.11%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 146 (16.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 80 (9.04%) Microsoft Office
3 30 (3.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (1.36%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.56%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.23%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.23%) SPSS
8 1 (0.11%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 8 (0.90%) thinkFolio
2 7 (0.79%) SAP ERP
3 6 (0.68%) NetSuite
4 5 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.56%) Relativity
5 3 (0.34%) Bloomberg AIM
5 3 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.34%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.23%) AlphaBridge
6 2 (0.23%) Alphatax
6 2 (0.23%) Farmplan
6 2 (0.23%) HFM
6 2 (0.23%) KEYPrime
6 2 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.23%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.23%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.23%) SAP S/4HANA
6 2 (0.23%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 132 (14.92%) Microsoft 365
2 122 (13.79%) Power Platform
3 103 (11.64%) Azure
4 26 (2.94%) AWS
5 23 (2.60%) SaaS
6 17 (1.92%) Collibra
7 14 (1.58%) Azure Active Directory
8 13 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
9 12 (1.36%) PowerApps
9 12 (1.36%) Serverless
10 11 (1.24%) AWS Lambda
11 10 (1.13%) AWS Step Functions
12 9 (1.02%) Azure Data Factory
13 8 (0.90%) Dynamics 365
13 8 (0.90%) Google Analytics
13 8 (0.90%) Power Automate
14 7 (0.79%) Bitrise
14 7 (0.79%) Workato
15 6 (0.68%) Azure Storage
15 6 (0.68%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 31 (3.50%) Intranet
2 30 (3.39%) Firewall
2 30 (3.39%) VPN
3 15 (1.69%) LAN
3 15 (1.69%) WAN
3 15 (1.69%) Wireless
4 13 (1.47%) DHCP
5 12 (1.36%) DNS
5 12 (1.36%) Network Security
6 9 (1.02%) TCP/IP
7 8 (0.90%) Intrusion Detection
7 8 (0.90%) IP Telephony
7 8 (0.90%) MPLS
8 7 (0.79%) Extranet
8 7 (0.79%) SMTP
8 7 (0.79%) WebEx
9 5 (0.56%) DSL
9 5 (0.56%) Internet
10 3 (0.34%) SAN
10 3 (0.34%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (13.56%) Power BI
2 67 (7.57%) Tableau
3 48 (5.42%) Data Warehouse
4 40 (4.52%) SQL Server
5 36 (4.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 20 (2.26%) Big Data
7 19 (2.15%) Looker
7 19 (2.15%) Relational Database
8 16 (1.81%) QlikView
9 15 (1.69%) Qlik Sense
9 15 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 12 (1.36%) Power Query
11 10 (1.13%) Amazon Athena
11 10 (1.13%) Data Lake
11 10 (1.13%) SAP BW
12 9 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 8 (0.90%) BusinessObjects
13 8 (0.90%) SAP HANA
14 6 (0.68%) Azure SQL Database
14 6 (0.68%) DTS
Development Applications
1 55 (6.21%) JIRA
2 19 (2.15%) Selenium
3 7 (0.79%) Cucumber
3 7 (0.79%) Postman
4 4 (0.45%) Cypress.io
4 4 (0.45%) JMeter
5 3 (0.34%) Eclipse
5 3 (0.34%) Rational Functional Tester
5 3 (0.34%) WebDriver
6 2 (0.23%) JUnit
7 1 (0.11%) ERwin
7 1 (0.11%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.11%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.11%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.11%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.11%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.11%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.11%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.11%) Toad
General
1 304 (34.35%) Finance
2 193 (21.81%) Social Skills
3 147 (16.61%) Analytical Skills
4 84 (9.49%) Law
4 84 (9.49%) Legal
5 72 (8.14%) Banking
6 37 (4.18%) Financial Institution
7 33 (3.73%) Organisational Skills
8 32 (3.62%) Advertising
8 32 (3.62%) Marketing
9 27 (3.05%) Presentation Skills
10 21 (2.37%) Front Office
11 20 (2.26%) Retail
12 19 (2.15%) Influencing Skills
12 19 (2.15%) Investment Banking
13 18 (2.03%) Back Office
14 9 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
15 8 (0.90%) Public Sector
16 7 (0.79%) Documentation Skills
16 7 (0.79%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (3.50%) XML
2 19 (2.15%) FIX Protocol
3 10 (1.13%) JSON
4 8 (0.90%) HTML
4 8 (0.90%) Web Services
5 7 (0.79%) .NET
5 7 (0.79%) WireMock
6 6 (0.68%) Middleware
7 5 (0.56%) Gherkin
7 5 (0.56%) REST
8 4 (0.45%) GatsbyJS
8 4 (0.45%) pytest
8 4 (0.45%) SOAP
8 4 (0.45%) Swagger
9 3 (0.34%) CSS
10 2 (0.23%) Django
10 2 (0.23%) React
11 1 (0.11%) Elastic Stack
11 1 (0.11%) Kafka
11 1 (0.11%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 72 (8.14%) Management Information System
2 39 (4.41%) User Experience
3 19 (2.15%) Derivative
4 17 (1.92%) Video Conferencing
5 15 (1.69%) Credit Risk
6 14 (1.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 13 (1.47%) Self-Motivation
8 12 (1.36%) Mobile App
8 12 (1.36%) SWIFT
9 11 (1.24%) Data Structures
10 10 (1.13%) Fixed Income
10 10 (1.13%) Hedge funds
10 10 (1.13%) Reinsurance
11 9 (1.02%) Data Centre
11 9 (1.02%) Equities
12 8 (0.90%) Analytical Mindset
13 7 (0.79%) Public Cloud
13 7 (0.79%) Robotics
14 5 (0.56%) Algorithms
14 5 (0.56%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 139 (15.71%) Windows
2 70 (7.91%) Windows 10
3 41 (4.63%) Windows Server
4 23 (2.60%) Linux
5 16 (1.81%) Unix
6 13 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (1.47%) Windows Server 2016
7 9 (1.02%) Android
7 9 (1.02%) Windows 7
8 7 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (0.68%) Apple iOS
9 6 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.11%) CentOS
10 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2019
10 1 (0.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (18.31%) Agile Software Development
2 156 (17.63%) Business Intelligence
3 129 (14.58%) Analytics
4 110 (12.43%) Business Analysis
5 101 (11.41%) Problem-Solving
6 91 (10.28%) Stakeholder Management
7 86 (9.72%) ITIL
8 80 (9.04%) Visualisation
9 79 (8.93%) Project Management
10 78 (8.81%) Data Management
10 78 (8.81%) Requirements Gathering
11 75 (8.47%) User Stories
12 71 (8.02%) Data Modelling
13 69 (7.80%) Data Analysis
14 58 (6.55%) Data Visualisation
15 57 (6.44%) ETL
16 54 (6.10%) Data Analytics
17 50 (5.65%) User Acceptance Testing
18 48 (5.42%) Change Management
19 46 (5.20%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 275 (31.07%) SQL
2 106 (11.98%) Python
3 33 (3.73%) R
4 21 (2.37%) PowerShell
5 19 (2.15%) C#
6 16 (1.81%) Java
7 13 (1.47%) JavaScript
8 12 (1.36%) C++
8 12 (1.36%) VBA
9 10 (1.13%) C
9 10 (1.13%) T-SQL
10 6 (0.68%) PL/SQL
11 4 (0.45%) Apple Swift
11 4 (0.45%) Bash Shell
11 4 (0.45%) Kotlin
11 4 (0.45%) LookML
12 3 (0.34%) MATLAB
13 2 (0.23%) Perl
13 2 (0.23%) PHP
13 2 (0.23%) RPG
Qualifications
1 83 (9.38%) Degree
2 14 (1.58%) CISSP
2 14 (1.58%) ISEB
3 11 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (1.24%) Security Cleared
4 9 (1.02%) SC Cleared
5 8 (0.90%) CISM
5 8 (0.90%) MCSA
6 7 (0.79%) CISA
6 7 (0.79%) ISTQB
7 6 (0.68%) CBAP
7 6 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (0.68%) MCDBA
7 6 (0.68%) MCSD
8 5 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (0.56%) GIAC
9 4 (0.45%) CEH
9 4 (0.45%) IIBA
10 3 (0.34%) CREST Certified
10 3 (0.34%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (5.42%) Data Quality
2 43 (4.86%) QA
3 26 (2.94%) GDPR
3 26 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (2.37%) SLA
5 19 (2.15%) PMO
6 12 (1.36%) GRC
7 10 (1.13%) Accessibility
7 10 (1.13%) MiFID
8 8 (0.90%) Solvency II
9 7 (0.79%) PCI DSS
10 5 (0.56%) SOC 2
11 4 (0.45%) Cyber Essentials
11 4 (0.45%) NCSC
12 3 (0.34%) NIST
13 2 (0.23%) COBIT
13 2 (0.23%) EMIR
14 1 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
14 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 1 (0.11%) WCAG
System Software
1 97 (10.96%) Active Directory
2 13 (1.47%) XenApp
3 12 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (0.79%) vSphere
6 4 (0.45%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (1.69%) SCCM
2 12 (1.36%) Kubernetes
2 12 (1.36%) Microsoft Intune
3 9 (1.02%) FortiGate
4 8 (0.90%) Single Sign-On
5 5 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (0.45%) Nessus
7 3 (0.34%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 3 (0.34%) Nagios
7 3 (0.34%) RSA Archer
8 2 (0.23%) Check_MK
8 2 (0.23%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.23%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.23%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.23%) Opsgenie
8 2 (0.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (0.23%) vCenter Server
8 2 (0.23%) WSUS
9 1 (0.11%) Thomson Reuters DACS
9 1 (0.11%) vMotion
Vendors
1 189 (21.36%) Microsoft
2 42 (4.75%) iManage
3 38 (4.29%) Cisco
4 33 (3.73%) Citrix
5 31 (3.50%) Salesforce.com
6 29 (3.28%) VMware
7 25 (2.82%) Intapp
8 22 (2.49%) Oracle
9 21 (2.37%) Aderant
10 19 (2.15%) SolarWinds
11 18 (2.03%) SAP
11 18 (2.03%) ServiceNow
12 16 (1.81%) Alteryx
13 11 (1.24%) Bloomberg
13 11 (1.24%) Google
14 10 (1.13%) Fortinet
15 9 (1.02%) Charles River
15 9 (1.02%) Informatica
15 9 (1.02%) RightFax
16 8 (0.90%) Adobe