Period
to 16 April 2021

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 16 April 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
16 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 25 12 10
Rank change year-on-year -13 -2 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 466 1,111 1,440
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 9.50% 13.24% 14.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.21% 13.97% 14.78%
Number of salaries quoted 413 1,010 1,287
10th Percentile £35,000 £29,975 £29,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £67,500 £67,000 £65,375
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £80,000
Central London median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +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 4,565 7,952 9,742
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.11% 94.75% 95.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4,028 6,967 8,743
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%
75th Percentile £88,750 £82,500 £81,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £97,500 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%

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 16 April 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 16 April 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.

1 203 (43.56%) Finance
2 173 (37.12%) SQL
3 108 (23.18%) Business Intelligence
4 83 (17.81%) Power Platform
5 82 (17.60%) Power BI
5 82 (17.60%) Agile Software Development
6 75 (16.09%) Windows
7 74 (15.88%) Microsoft Excel
8 72 (15.45%) Python
9 70 (15.02%) Microsoft
9 70 (15.02%) Business Analysis
10 64 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
11 59 (12.66%) Visualisation
12 58 (12.45%) Tableau
13 55 (11.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 52 (11.16%) Data Analysis
15 51 (10.94%) Requirements Gathering
16 50 (10.73%) Degree
17 49 (10.52%) Stakeholder Management
17 49 (10.52%) Information Security
18 48 (10.30%) Banking
19 46 (9.87%) SQL Server
19 46 (9.87%) Azure
20 45 (9.66%) Data Visualisation
21 44 (9.44%) Microsoft 365
22 42 (9.01%) Analytics
23 41 (8.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 40 (8.58%) Management Information System
25 38 (8.15%) Data Warehouse
25 38 (8.15%) Data Quality

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 12 (2.58%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.29%) Confluence
3 4 (0.86%) SAS
4 3 (0.64%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.43%) Mendix
5 2 (0.43%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.21%) Apache
6 1 (0.21%) Appian
6 1 (0.21%) CMS
6 1 (0.21%) IIS
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.21%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
Applications
1 74 (15.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (5.79%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (2.36%) Spreadsheet
4 10 (2.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (1.72%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.21%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.21%) Revit
Business Applications
1 9 (1.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.29%) FINCAD Analytics
3 5 (1.07%) SAP ERP
4 4 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.64%) NetSuite
5 3 (0.64%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.43%) Carpe Diem
6 2 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.43%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.43%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.43%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.21%) Elite 3E
7 1 (0.21%) IntelliMatch
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 1 (0.21%) Raiser's Edge
7 1 (0.21%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 83 (17.81%) Power Platform
2 46 (9.87%) Azure
3 44 (9.44%) Microsoft 365
4 15 (3.22%) AWS
5 7 (1.50%) Dynamics 365
5 7 (1.50%) SaaS
6 6 (1.29%) Google Data Studio
7 5 (1.07%) Azure Data Factory
8 4 (0.86%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.86%) GCP
8 4 (0.86%) Power Automate
8 4 (0.86%) Serverless
9 3 (0.64%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.64%) Mimecast
9 3 (0.64%) PowerApps
10 1 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 1 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.21%) Azure Stack
10 1 (0.21%) Firebase
10 1 (0.21%) Logic Apps
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.22%) VPN
2 11 (2.36%) Firewall
3 6 (1.29%) Network Security
4 5 (1.07%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (0.86%) DHCP
5 4 (0.86%) DNS
6 3 (0.64%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (0.64%) Cisco Firepower
6 3 (0.64%) FIX Connectivity
6 3 (0.64%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.43%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.43%) WebEx
8 1 (0.21%) Extranet
8 1 (0.21%) Internet
8 1 (0.21%) Intranet
8 1 (0.21%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.21%) Skype
8 1 (0.21%) SSH
8 1 (0.21%) SSL
8 1 (0.21%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (17.60%) Power BI
2 58 (12.45%) Tableau
3 55 (11.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 46 (9.87%) SQL Server
5 41 (8.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 38 (8.15%) Data Warehouse
7 32 (6.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 23 (4.94%) BusinessObjects
9 11 (2.36%) Big Data
9 11 (2.36%) Yellowfin
10 9 (1.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 8 (1.72%) SAP BW
11 8 (1.72%) SAP HANA
12 7 (1.50%) Amazon Redshift
12 7 (1.50%) Looker
13 6 (1.29%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
14 5 (1.07%) Data Lake
14 5 (1.07%) Data Mining
14 5 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
14 5 (1.07%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 21 (4.51%) JIRA
2 9 (1.93%) Selenium
3 6 (1.29%) Ranorex
4 5 (1.07%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.64%) Bitbucket
5 3 (0.64%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.43%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.43%) Toad
7 1 (0.21%) Crashlytics
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio
General
1 203 (43.56%) Finance
2 48 (10.30%) Banking
3 37 (7.94%) Law
4 36 (7.73%) Legal
5 27 (5.79%) Advertising
6 20 (4.29%) Back Office
7 12 (2.58%) Front Office
7 12 (2.58%) Investment Banking
8 11 (2.36%) Financial Institution
9 8 (1.72%) Retail
10 6 (1.29%) Marketing
11 4 (0.86%) French Language
11 4 (0.86%) Games
12 3 (0.64%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.64%) Public Sector
12 3 (0.64%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.43%) Billing
13 2 (0.43%) International Banking
13 2 (0.43%) Mandarin Language
13 2 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.00%) XML
2 13 (2.79%) .NET
3 9 (1.93%) HTML
4 6 (1.29%) FIX Protocol
4 6 (1.29%) JSON
4 6 (1.29%) SAP Basis
5 5 (1.07%) FpML
6 4 (0.86%) D3.js
7 3 (0.64%) COM
7 3 (0.64%) CSS
7 3 (0.64%) Gherkin
7 3 (0.64%) HTML5
8 2 (0.43%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.43%) CSS3
8 2 (0.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (0.43%) Web Services
9 1 (0.21%) EDI
9 1 (0.21%) LDAP
9 1 (0.21%) NHibernate
9 1 (0.21%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 64 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (8.58%) Management Information System
3 20 (4.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 19 (4.08%) Derivative
5 13 (2.79%) Reinsurance
6 11 (2.36%) Cybercrime
6 11 (2.36%) Market Risk
7 9 (1.93%) Data Structures
7 9 (1.93%) Equities
8 8 (1.72%) User Experience
9 7 (1.50%) Analytical Mindset
9 7 (1.50%) Fixed Income
10 6 (1.29%) Exotic Derivative
10 6 (1.29%) Self-Motivation
11 5 (1.07%) Credit Risk
11 5 (1.07%) OTC Derivatives
12 4 (0.86%) Hedge funds
12 4 (0.86%) SWIFT
12 4 (0.86%) Video Conferencing
12 4 (0.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 75 (16.09%) Windows
2 27 (5.79%) Windows Server
3 26 (5.58%) Linux
4 19 (4.08%) Windows 10
5 10 (2.15%) Unix
6 4 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.43%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2016
8 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (23.18%) Business Intelligence
2 82 (17.60%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (15.02%) Business Analysis
4 59 (12.66%) Visualisation
5 52 (11.16%) Data Analysis
6 51 (10.94%) Requirements Gathering
7 49 (10.52%) Information Security
7 49 (10.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 45 (9.66%) Data Visualisation
9 42 (9.01%) Analytics
10 36 (7.73%) Cybersecurity
11 35 (7.51%) ITIL
12 33 (7.08%) ETL
13 32 (6.87%) Data Governance
13 32 (6.87%) Validation
14 31 (6.65%) Problem-Solving
15 30 (6.44%) Mathematics
15 30 (6.44%) Translating Business Requirements
16 29 (6.22%) Workshop Facilitation
17 28 (6.01%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 173 (37.12%) SQL
2 72 (15.45%) Python
3 26 (5.58%) T-SQL
4 23 (4.94%) Java
5 16 (3.43%) C#
6 14 (3.00%) R
7 9 (1.93%) JavaScript
7 9 (1.93%) PowerShell
7 9 (1.93%) VBA
8 7 (1.50%) C
9 5 (1.07%) Bash Shell
9 5 (1.07%) C++
10 4 (0.86%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 4 (0.86%) PHP
11 3 (0.64%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.64%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.43%) Perl
12 2 (0.43%) VB
13 1 (0.21%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.21%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 50 (10.73%) Degree
2 21 (4.51%) CISSP
3 14 (3.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 14 (3.00%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (1.72%) CISA
5 7 (1.50%) Master's Degree
5 7 (1.50%) PhD
6 6 (1.29%) CISM
7 3 (0.64%) IIBA
7 3 (0.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (0.64%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (0.43%) AAT
8 2 (0.43%) ACCA
8 2 (0.43%) CEH
8 2 (0.43%) CHFI
8 2 (0.43%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.43%) ISEB
8 2 (0.43%) MOS
9 1 (0.21%) CCSP
9 1 (0.21%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (8.15%) Data Quality
2 17 (3.65%) QA
3 15 (3.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (2.79%) GDPR
4 13 (2.79%) MiFID
5 12 (2.58%) EMIR
6 8 (1.72%) Cyber Essentials
6 8 (1.72%) Dodd-Frank
7 6 (1.29%) SLA
8 3 (0.64%) GRC
8 3 (0.64%) NIST
8 3 (0.64%) PMO
9 2 (0.43%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 2 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.43%) SEPA
10 1 (0.21%) GMP
10 1 (0.21%) GPG13
10 1 (0.21%) ISO 31000
System Software
1 24 (5.15%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.64%) VMware Workstation
3 3 (0.64%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (2.36%) SCCM
2 2 (0.43%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (0.43%) QRadar
3 1 (0.21%) CSIRT
3 1 (0.21%) Grafana
3 1 (0.21%) Nagios
3 1 (0.21%) SCOM
3 1 (0.21%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 70 (15.02%) Microsoft
2 22 (4.72%) Cisco
3 17 (3.65%) Oracle
3 17 (3.65%) SAP
4 15 (3.22%) Citrix
5 9 (1.93%) QAD
6 8 (1.72%) Google
7 7 (1.50%) Sage
7 7 (1.50%) ServiceNow
8 6 (1.29%) iManage
8 6 (1.29%) VMware
8 6 (1.29%) Xero
9 5 (1.07%) Bloomberg
9 5 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (0.86%) Red Hat
10 4 (0.86%) SolarWinds
11 3 (0.64%) Facebook
11 3 (0.64%) Fidessa
11 3 (0.64%) PeopleSoft
11 3 (0.64%) Talend