Period
to 20 October 2021

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £57,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

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

Analyst
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 13 18 14
Rank change year-on-year +5 -4 -4
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 758 399 1,321
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 12.74% 10.95% 13.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.62% 11.73% 13.92%
Number of salaries quoted 644 364 1,154
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £27,575
25th Percentile £43,000 £39,938 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,000 £50,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +12.87% +1.00% -4.76%
75th Percentile £68,750 £64,625 £65,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £76,250
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of 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
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 5,565 3,402 9,493
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.50% 93.36% 95.47%
Number of salaries quoted 4,936 2,987 8,398
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £71,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.43% +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £100,000 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +4.00%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in the City of London

Analyst
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Analyst in the City of London.

Salary trend for Analyst in the City of London

Analyst
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Analyst in the City of London over the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Analyst in the City of London

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 City of London region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 282 (37.20%) Finance
2 270 (35.62%) SQL
3 161 (21.24%) Social Skills
4 154 (20.32%) Agile Software Development
5 147 (19.39%) Business Intelligence
6 138 (18.21%) Microsoft
7 125 (16.49%) Microsoft Excel
8 123 (16.23%) Analytical Skills
9 119 (15.70%) Analytics
10 113 (14.91%) Business Analysis
11 106 (13.98%) Python
12 103 (13.59%) Power BI
12 103 (13.59%) Power Platform
13 94 (12.40%) Problem-Solving
14 84 (11.08%) Requirements Gathering
15 82 (10.82%) Stakeholder Management
16 79 (10.42%) Windows
17 76 (10.03%) Banking
18 75 (9.89%) Microsoft 365
19 74 (9.76%) Project Management
20 73 (9.63%) Visualisation
21 71 (9.37%) Azure
21 71 (9.37%) Data Management
22 70 (9.23%) Degree
22 70 (9.23%) User Stories
23 63 (8.31%) ETL
24 62 (8.18%) Legal
24 62 (8.18%) Data Visualisation
25 60 (7.92%) Microsoft Office
26 58 (7.65%) JIRA

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 33 (4.35%) Confluence
2 31 (4.09%) SharePoint
3 18 (2.37%) MS Exchange
4 11 (1.45%) SAS
5 10 (1.32%) CMS
6 4 (0.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.26%) IIS
7 2 (0.26%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.26%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.13%) Appian
8 1 (0.13%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.13%) JBoss
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 125 (16.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 60 (7.92%) Microsoft Office
3 25 (3.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (1.45%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.92%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.26%) Open Workbench
6 2 (0.26%) SPSS
7 1 (0.13%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.06%) thinkFolio
2 7 (0.92%) NetSuite
3 4 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.53%) Relativity
4 3 (0.40%) Bloomberg AIM
4 3 (0.40%) SAP BPC
4 3 (0.40%) Sentinel
4 3 (0.40%) Workday HCM
5 2 (0.26%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.26%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.26%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.26%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.26%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.13%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 103 (13.59%) Power Platform
2 75 (9.89%) Microsoft 365
3 71 (9.37%) Azure
4 27 (3.56%) AWS
5 20 (2.64%) SaaS
6 14 (1.85%) Serverless
7 13 (1.72%) AWS Lambda
7 13 (1.72%) AWS Step Functions
7 13 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
7 13 (1.72%) Collibra
8 10 (1.32%) PowerApps
9 9 (1.19%) Google Analytics
10 8 (1.06%) Azure Active Directory
10 8 (1.06%) dbt
10 8 (1.06%) Power Automate
11 7 (0.92%) Bitrise
11 7 (0.92%) Dynamics 365
11 7 (0.92%) Workato
12 6 (0.79%) Snowflake
13 5 (0.66%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 24 (3.17%) Intranet
2 20 (2.64%) Firewall
3 14 (1.85%) DHCP
3 14 (1.85%) VPN
4 13 (1.72%) DNS
5 10 (1.32%) Network Security
6 8 (1.06%) Intrusion Detection
6 8 (1.06%) TCP/IP
7 7 (0.92%) WebEx
8 6 (0.79%) Wireless
9 5 (0.66%) Internet
9 5 (0.66%) WAN
10 4 (0.53%) Skype
10 4 (0.53%) SMTP
11 3 (0.40%) Extranet
11 3 (0.40%) LAN
11 3 (0.40%) SMS
12 2 (0.26%) FTP
12 2 (0.26%) Remote Desktop
12 2 (0.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (13.59%) Power BI
2 58 (7.65%) Data Warehouse
3 54 (7.12%) Tableau
4 46 (6.07%) SQL Server
5 44 (5.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 24 (3.17%) Relational Database
7 21 (2.77%) Looker
8 20 (2.64%) Big Data
8 20 (2.64%) QlikView
9 16 (2.11%) Qlik Sense
10 14 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 11 (1.45%) Amazon Athena
12 10 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 8 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
13 8 (1.06%) SAP BW
14 7 (0.92%) BigQuery
14 7 (0.92%) SQL Server 2017
15 6 (0.79%) Data Lake
15 6 (0.79%) DTS
15 6 (0.79%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 58 (7.65%) JIRA
2 17 (2.24%) Selenium
3 6 (0.79%) Cucumber
3 6 (0.79%) Postman
4 4 (0.53%) Cypress.io
4 4 (0.53%) JMeter
4 4 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (0.53%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.40%) Eclipse
5 3 (0.40%) Rational Functional Tester
5 3 (0.40%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (0.26%) JUnit
6 2 (0.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.26%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.13%) ERwin
7 1 (0.13%) GitLab
7 1 (0.13%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.13%) PowerBuilder
7 1 (0.13%) Toad
General
1 282 (37.20%) Finance
2 161 (21.24%) Social Skills
3 123 (16.23%) Analytical Skills
4 76 (10.03%) Banking
5 62 (8.18%) Legal
6 49 (6.46%) Law
7 29 (3.83%) Advertising
8 27 (3.56%) Presentation Skills
9 26 (3.43%) Marketing
10 25 (3.30%) Financial Institution
11 23 (3.03%) Front Office
12 22 (2.90%) Retail
13 20 (2.64%) Organisational Skills
14 18 (2.37%) Investment Banking
15 17 (2.24%) Influencing Skills
16 15 (1.98%) Back Office
17 8 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
17 8 (1.06%) Public Sector
18 7 (0.92%) Telecoms
19 5 (0.66%) Documentation Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (4.49%) XML
2 17 (2.24%) FIX Protocol
3 9 (1.19%) HTML
4 8 (1.06%) .NET
5 7 (0.92%) Gherkin
5 7 (0.92%) JSON
5 7 (0.92%) Middleware
5 7 (0.92%) Web Services
5 7 (0.92%) WireMock
6 5 (0.66%) REST
7 4 (0.53%) CSS
7 4 (0.53%) GatsbyJS
7 4 (0.53%) Kafka
7 4 (0.53%) pytest
7 4 (0.53%) SOAP
8 3 (0.40%) XSLT
9 2 (0.26%) Django
9 2 (0.26%) EDI
9 2 (0.26%) React
10 1 (0.13%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 51 (6.73%) Management Information System
2 39 (5.15%) User Experience
3 17 (2.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 16 (2.11%) Derivative
4 16 (2.11%) Reinsurance
5 14 (1.85%) Credit Risk
6 13 (1.72%) Self-Motivation
7 12 (1.58%) Hedge funds
8 11 (1.45%) Fixed Income
9 10 (1.32%) Data Structures
9 10 (1.32%) Equities
10 8 (1.06%) Analytical Mindset
10 8 (1.06%) Data Centre
10 8 (1.06%) Video Conferencing
11 7 (0.92%) Public Cloud
11 7 (0.92%) Robotics
11 7 (0.92%) SWIFT
12 6 (0.79%) Mobile App
13 5 (0.66%) Reference Data
13 5 (0.66%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 79 (10.42%) Windows
2 30 (3.96%) Windows 10
3 18 (2.37%) Linux
3 18 (2.37%) Windows Server
4 14 (1.85%) Unix
5 8 (1.06%) Windows 7
6 7 (0.92%) Android
7 6 (0.79%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.40%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.26%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2016
11 1 (0.13%) CentOS
11 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (20.32%) Agile Software Development
2 147 (19.39%) Business Intelligence
3 119 (15.70%) Analytics
4 113 (14.91%) Business Analysis
5 94 (12.40%) Problem-Solving
6 84 (11.08%) Requirements Gathering
7 82 (10.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 74 (9.76%) Project Management
9 73 (9.63%) Visualisation
10 71 (9.37%) Data Management
11 70 (9.23%) User Stories
12 63 (8.31%) ETL
13 62 (8.18%) Data Visualisation
14 57 (7.52%) Data Modelling
15 54 (7.12%) Change Management
16 53 (6.99%) Data Analysis
16 53 (6.99%) Data Analytics
17 50 (6.60%) SDLC
17 50 (6.60%) User Acceptance Testing
18 49 (6.46%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 270 (35.62%) SQL
2 106 (13.98%) Python
3 37 (4.88%) R
4 22 (2.90%) C#
5 19 (2.51%) Java
6 18 (2.37%) T-SQL
7 15 (1.98%) C++
8 13 (1.72%) PowerShell
9 11 (1.45%) JavaScript
9 11 (1.45%) VBA
10 8 (1.06%) C
11 7 (0.92%) PL/SQL
12 6 (0.79%) LookML
12 6 (0.79%) MATLAB
13 4 (0.53%) Apple Swift
13 4 (0.53%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 4 (0.53%) Kotlin
14 3 (0.40%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.40%) PHP
14 3 (0.40%) XPath
Qualifications
1 70 (9.23%) Degree
2 18 (2.37%) CISSP
3 14 (1.85%) ISEB
4 11 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (0.92%) CISM
6 6 (0.79%) CISA
6 6 (0.79%) PhD
7 5 (0.66%) CBAP
7 5 (0.66%) CEH
7 5 (0.66%) GIAC
7 5 (0.66%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.53%) IIBA
8 4 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.53%) Security Cleared
9 3 (0.40%) A+ Certification
9 3 (0.40%) CCNP
9 3 (0.40%) CREST Certified
9 3 (0.40%) CRISC
9 3 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (6.33%) Data Quality
2 41 (5.41%) QA
3 18 (2.37%) GDPR
4 16 (2.11%) PMO
5 15 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (1.98%) SLA
6 12 (1.58%) GRC
7 11 (1.45%) Solvency II
8 10 (1.32%) Accessibility
9 9 (1.19%) MiFID
10 4 (0.53%) NCSC
10 4 (0.53%) PCI DSS
11 3 (0.40%) NIST
12 2 (0.26%) COBIT
12 2 (0.26%) P3O
13 1 (0.13%) EMIR
13 1 (0.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 1 (0.13%) ISO 20022
13 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 1 (0.13%) WCAG
System Software
1 52 (6.86%) Active Directory
2 12 (1.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (0.92%) vSphere
3 7 (0.92%) XenApp
4 3 (0.40%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.26%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (1.72%) Kubernetes
2 10 (1.32%) SCCM
3 9 (1.19%) FortiGate
4 5 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.40%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 3 (0.40%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (0.40%) Nagios
5 3 (0.40%) RSA Archer
6 2 (0.26%) Ansible
6 2 (0.26%) Check_MK
6 2 (0.26%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.26%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.26%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.26%) Opsgenie
6 2 (0.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (0.26%) vCenter Server
6 2 (0.26%) WSUS
7 1 (0.13%) Automic
7 1 (0.13%) Thomson Reuters DACS
7 1 (0.13%) vMotion
Vendors
1 138 (18.21%) Microsoft
2 34 (4.49%) Salesforce.com
3 22 (2.90%) Cisco
4 21 (2.77%) Oracle
5 19 (2.51%) Citrix
6 18 (2.37%) ServiceNow
7 14 (1.85%) Bloomberg
7 14 (1.85%) VMware
8 13 (1.72%) SAP
9 12 (1.58%) Alteryx
10 11 (1.45%) Google
10 11 (1.45%) SolarWinds
11 10 (1.32%) Fortinet
11 10 (1.32%) Informatica
12 9 (1.19%) Adobe
12 9 (1.19%) Charles River
12 9 (1.19%) iManage
12 9 (1.19%) Intapp
13 7 (0.92%) Atlassian
13 7 (0.92%) Talend