Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 6 5
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 1732 1958 3076
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 16.87% 16.85% 18.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.80% 17.48% 18.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1586 1799 2673
City of London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £73,750
Central London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 9729 11199 16304
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 96.39% 95.80%
Number of salaries quoted 8814 10212 14168
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £34,250 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +0.87% +4.55% +1.85%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Analyst in the job title as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Analyst in the City of London

Analyst
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the City of London region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
London Bridge +4 2 £30,000 -25.00%
Moorgate -4 1 £32,500 -24.42%
Analyst
Central London

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 818 (47.23%) Finance
2 507 (29.27%) SQL
3 440 (25.40%) Microsoft
4 376 (21.71%) Agile Software Development
5 351 (20.27%) Business Analysis
6 303 (17.49%) Degree
7 288 (16.63%) Windows
8 237 (13.68%) Banking
9 234 (13.51%) SQL Server
10 215 (12.41%) Analytical Skills
11 194 (11.20%) Microsoft Excel
12 187 (10.80%) Microsoft Office
13 163 (9.41%) Stakeholder Management
14 161 (9.30%) ITIL
15 158 (9.12%) User Stories
16 156 (9.01%) Active Directory
17 155 (8.95%) Business Intelligence
18 152 (8.78%) QA
19 148 (8.55%) Project Management
20 144 (8.31%) Asset Management
21 136 (7.85%) Linux
22 135 (7.79%) C#
23 129 (7.45%) User Acceptance Testing
24 126 (7.27%) SDLC
25 123 (7.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
26 121 (6.99%) Analytics
27 120 (6.93%) JIRA
28 119 (6.87%) Management Information System
29 117 (6.76%) Front Office
29 117 (6.76%) Unix

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 63 (3.64%) SharePoint
2 59 (3.41%) MS Exchange
3 43 (2.48%) Confluence
4 29 (1.67%) SAS
5 27 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
6 19 (1.10%) CMS
7 17 (0.98%) Documentum
7 17 (0.98%) IBM Notes
8 14 (0.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 11 (0.64%) IIS
10 9 (0.52%) JBoss
11 8 (0.46%) Tomcat
12 7 (0.40%) Apache
12 7 (0.40%) MQSeries
13 6 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2007
13 6 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
13 6 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
13 6 (0.35%) Skype for Business
14 5 (0.29%) GlassFish
15 3 (0.17%) Alfresco
Applications
1 194 (11.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 187 (10.80%) Microsoft Office
3 111 (6.41%) MS Visio
4 54 (3.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 24 (1.39%) Spreadsheet
6 18 (1.04%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.17%) Acrobat
7 3 (0.17%) HipChat
8 1 (0.058%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.058%) CINEMA 4D
8 1 (0.058%) InDesign
8 1 (0.058%) Moqups
8 1 (0.058%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.058%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.058%) SPSS
8 1 (0.058%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 60 (3.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.75%) thinkFolio
3 12 (0.69%) Actimize
4 11 (0.64%) Payment Gateway
5 10 (0.58%) Markit EDM
6 9 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
7 7 (0.40%) Oracle Cash Management
8 6 (0.35%) Eagle PACE
8 6 (0.35%) SAP SD
9 5 (0.29%) Endur
9 5 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
10 4 (0.23%) LatentZero
10 4 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
10 4 (0.23%) SAP CO
10 4 (0.23%) SAP FI
10 4 (0.23%) SAP SCM
10 4 (0.23%) VisionPLUS
11 3 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 3 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
11 3 (0.17%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 68 (3.93%) Office 365
2 36 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (1.04%) SaaS
4 10 (0.58%) Dynamics 365
5 8 (0.46%) Google Analytics
6 7 (0.40%) Adobe Analytics
7 6 (0.35%) OneDrive
8 5 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
8 5 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (0.29%) IBM Blueworks
9 4 (0.23%) Dropbox
9 4 (0.23%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 4 (0.23%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 3 (0.17%) Google Tag Manager
10 3 (0.17%) Lucidchart
10 3 (0.17%) Mimecast
11 2 (0.12%) Datadog
11 2 (0.12%) Slack
11 2 (0.12%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 95 (5.48%) Firewall
2 46 (2.66%) VPN
3 40 (2.31%) TCP/IP
4 33 (1.91%) LAN
5 30 (1.73%) WAN
6 26 (1.50%) DNS
7 24 (1.39%) Internet
7 24 (1.39%) Network Security
8 20 (1.15%) DHCP
9 17 (0.98%) Intranet
10 16 (0.92%) Intrusion Detection
10 16 (0.92%) VoIP
11 14 (0.81%) Wireless
12 12 (0.69%) FTP
13 11 (0.64%) Remote Desktop
14 10 (0.58%) Extranet
15 7 (0.40%) Cisco ASA
15 7 (0.40%) SAN
15 7 (0.40%) VLAN
16 6 (0.35%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 234 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 123 (7.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 88 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
4 57 (3.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 54 (3.12%) BusinessObjects
6 42 (2.42%) Relational Database
7 36 (2.08%) QlikView
8 33 (1.91%) Power BI
9 32 (1.85%) MySQL
10 27 (1.56%) Crystal Reports
11 25 (1.44%) Big Data
12 24 (1.39%) MS Access
13 21 (1.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 13 (0.75%) Hadoop
15 12 (0.69%) Oracle Database
16 11 (0.64%) Oracle BI EE
17 9 (0.52%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
17 9 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
18 8 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
19 7 (0.40%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 120 (6.93%) JIRA
2 37 (2.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 31 (1.79%) Selenium
4 22 (1.27%) Visual Studio
5 15 (0.87%) Cucumber
5 15 (0.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 14 (0.81%) SpecFlow
7 12 (0.69%) Jenkins
8 11 (0.64%) WebDriver
9 7 (0.40%) Eclipse
9 7 (0.40%) HP UFT
10 6 (0.35%) ERwin
10 6 (0.35%) FitNesse
10 6 (0.35%) Git (software)
11 5 (0.29%) Capybara
11 5 (0.29%) SoapUI
11 5 (0.29%) Subversion
12 4 (0.23%) Axure RP
12 4 (0.23%) Talend Open Studio
13 3 (0.17%) TestNG
General
1 818 (47.23%) Finance
2 237 (13.68%) Banking
3 117 (6.76%) Front Office
4 110 (6.35%) Legal
5 93 (5.37%) Law
6 91 (5.25%) Advertising
7 90 (5.20%) Retail
8 89 (5.14%) Investment Banking
9 49 (2.83%) Marketing
10 45 (2.60%) Back Office
11 29 (1.67%) Financial Institution
12 25 (1.44%) Publishing
13 22 (1.27%) Telecoms
14 17 (0.98%) International Banking
15 15 (0.87%) Billing
16 12 (0.69%) Mandarin Language
17 9 (0.52%) Military
18 7 (0.40%) French Language
19 6 (0.35%) German Language
20 5 (0.29%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (5.60%) .NET
2 45 (2.60%) ASP.NET
3 34 (1.96%) FIX Protocol
4 29 (1.67%) XML
5 22 (1.27%) HTML
6 18 (1.04%) .NET Framework
7 17 (0.98%) jQuery
8 15 (0.87%) AngularJS
9 14 (0.81%) J2EE
9 14 (0.81%) Mason
10 13 (0.75%) CSS
11 12 (0.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 12 (0.69%) Middleware
12 11 (0.64%) Ajax
13 10 (0.58%) WPF
14 9 (0.52%) JSP
15 8 (0.46%) MDX
15 8 (0.46%) SOAP
15 8 (0.46%) XSD
16 7 (0.40%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 215 (12.41%) Analytical Skills
2 119 (6.87%) Management Information System
3 93 (5.37%) Computer Science
4 69 (3.98%) Fintech
5 64 (3.70%) Equities
6 52 (3.00%) User Experience
7 47 (2.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 43 (2.48%) Hedge funds
9 41 (2.37%) Fixed Income
10 40 (2.31%) Client/Server
11 36 (2.08%) Derivative
12 33 (1.91%) Blackberry
12 33 (1.91%) Data Structures
13 30 (1.73%) Reinsurance
14 25 (1.44%) Credit Risk
15 22 (1.27%) SWIFT
15 22 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
16 20 (1.15%) iPhone
16 20 (1.15%) PMI
17 19 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 288 (16.63%) Windows
2 136 (7.85%) Linux
3 117 (6.76%) Unix
4 106 (6.12%) Windows 7
5 73 (4.21%) Windows Server
6 50 (2.89%) Windows 10
7 43 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 37 (2.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 30 (1.73%) Windows 8
10 14 (0.81%) Solaris
11 12 (0.69%) Android
11 12 (0.69%) OS/390
12 6 (0.35%) AIX
12 6 (0.35%) Mac OS X
13 5 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.17%) CentOS
14 3 (0.17%) Debian
14 3 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.17%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 376 (21.71%) Agile Software Development
2 351 (20.27%) Business Analysis
3 163 (9.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 161 (9.30%) ITIL
5 158 (9.12%) User Stories
6 155 (8.95%) Business Intelligence
7 148 (8.55%) Project Management
8 144 (8.31%) Asset Management
9 129 (7.45%) User Acceptance Testing
10 126 (7.27%) SDLC
11 121 (6.99%) Analytics
12 116 (6.70%) CRM
12 116 (6.70%) Data Analysis
13 103 (5.95%) Investment Management
14 99 (5.72%) Mathematics
15 95 (5.48%) Test Automation
16 94 (5.43%) Information Security
16 94 (5.43%) Workflow
17 84 (4.85%) Data Management
18 83 (4.79%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 507 (29.27%) SQL
2 135 (7.79%) C#
3 113 (6.52%) Java
4 77 (4.45%) Python
5 74 (4.27%) T-SQL
5 74 (4.27%) VBA
6 49 (2.83%) Shell Script
7 44 (2.54%) C++
8 43 (2.48%) JavaScript
9 36 (2.08%) VB
10 35 (2.02%) PowerShell
10 35 (2.02%) R
11 27 (1.56%) MATLAB
12 23 (1.33%) C
13 20 (1.15%) Perl
14 17 (0.98%) PHP
15 12 (0.69%) PL/SQL
15 12 (0.69%) Ruby
16 8 (0.46%) Bash Shell
17 6 (0.35%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 303 (17.49%) Degree
2 55 (3.18%) CISSP
3 54 (3.12%) ISEB
4 41 (2.37%) CISM
5 30 (1.73%) Computer Science Degree
6 28 (1.62%) Microsoft Certification
7 26 (1.50%) ISTQB
8 24 (1.39%) Security Cleared
9 22 (1.27%) PMI Certification
10 21 (1.21%) CISA
11 17 (0.98%) SC Cleared
12 16 (0.92%) CBAP
13 15 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
14 14 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
15 13 (0.75%) MCSE
15 13 (0.75%) Numerate Degree
16 12 (0.69%) GIAC
16 12 (0.69%) SANS
17 10 (0.58%) GCIA
17 10 (0.58%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 152 (8.78%) QA
2 57 (3.29%) SLA
3 49 (2.83%) PMO
4 44 (2.54%) Data Quality
5 41 (2.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 39 (2.25%) MiFID
7 35 (2.02%) GDPR
8 13 (0.75%) EMIR
8 13 (0.75%) SEPA
9 12 (0.69%) Solvency II
10 11 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 9 (0.52%) Dodd-Frank
12 8 (0.46%) IFRS
13 7 (0.40%) PCI DSS
14 6 (0.35%) COBIT
15 5 (0.29%) NIST 800
15 5 (0.29%) SAS 70
16 4 (0.23%) PSD2
17 3 (0.17%) IFRS 9
17 3 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 156 (9.01%) Active Directory
2 28 (1.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (1.44%) Virtual Desktop
4 18 (1.04%) XenApp
5 14 (0.81%) XenDesktop
6 13 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
7 10 (0.58%) Hyper-V
8 6 (0.35%) vSphere
9 4 (0.23%) BitLocker
9 4 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.17%) Docker
10 3 (0.17%) pfSense
10 3 (0.17%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.12%) XenServer
12 1 (0.058%) Snort
12 1 (0.058%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 40 (2.31%) SCCM
2 17 (0.98%) BMC PATROL
3 13 (0.75%) Tivoli
4 12 (0.69%) Puppet
4 12 (0.69%) Tivoli NetView
5 11 (0.64%) Ansible
6 10 (0.58%) CSIRT
7 8 (0.46%) Nessus
8 7 (0.40%) McAfee ePO
8 7 (0.40%) Nagios
8 7 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (0.40%) QRadar
9 6 (0.35%) AirWatch
10 5 (0.29%) Salt
11 4 (0.23%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 4 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
11 4 (0.23%) SCOM
11 4 (0.23%) vCenter Server
12 3 (0.17%) Control-M
12 3 (0.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 440 (25.40%) Microsoft
2 105 (6.06%) Citrix
3 100 (5.77%) Oracle
4 71 (4.10%) Tableau
5 69 (3.98%) VMware
6 56 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
7 46 (2.66%) Sybase
8 38 (2.19%) Cognos
9 35 (2.02%) Cisco
10 32 (1.85%) SAP
11 25 (1.44%) Apple
12 23 (1.33%) Informatica
13 22 (1.27%) Charles River
13 22 (1.27%) Sun
14 21 (1.21%) ServiceNow
15 19 (1.10%) Adobe
15 19 (1.10%) Google
15 19 (1.10%) IBM
16 18 (1.04%) McAfee
17 17 (0.98%) CODA