Period
to 29 July 2021

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £53,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 21 12 16
Rank change year-on-year -9 +4 -7
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 600 615 1,346
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 10.74% 11.52% 13.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.61% 12.22% 13.76%
Number of salaries quoted 523 567 1,178
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £27,750
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £53,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +0.95% +5.00% -4.76%
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
Central London median annual salary £52,500 £51,125 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.69% +2.25% -

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 5,167 5,034 9,781
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.47% 94.29% 95.53%
Number of salaries quoted 4,608 4,429 8,773
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £35,750
25th Percentile £52,500 £51,500 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +4.00%
75th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £97,500 £96,250
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +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 29 July 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 29 July 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.

1 233 (38.83%) Finance
2 199 (33.17%) SQL
3 131 (21.83%) Social Skills
4 114 (19.00%) Microsoft Excel
5 111 (18.50%) Business Intelligence
6 108 (18.00%) Microsoft
7 105 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
8 102 (17.00%) Agile Software Development
9 91 (15.17%) Power Platform
10 90 (15.00%) Power BI
11 89 (14.83%) Windows
12 86 (14.33%) Business Analysis
13 80 (13.33%) Analytics
14 79 (13.17%) Python
15 69 (11.50%) Data Analysis
15 69 (11.50%) Problem-Solving
16 67 (11.17%) Banking
17 66 (11.00%) Stakeholder Management
18 65 (10.83%) Requirements Gathering
19 62 (10.33%) Tableau
19 62 (10.33%) Microsoft 365
20 59 (9.83%) Azure
21 58 (9.67%) Visualisation
22 57 (9.50%) Degree
23 54 (9.00%) Management Information System
24 53 (8.83%) Data Management
25 51 (8.50%) Legal
26 50 (8.33%) Law
27 49 (8.17%) Project Management
28 46 (7.67%) ITIL

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 23 (3.83%) SharePoint
2 16 (2.67%) Confluence
3 7 (1.17%) CMS
4 6 (1.00%) MS Exchange
5 4 (0.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (0.67%) SAS
6 3 (0.50%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.33%) Mendix
7 2 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.17%) Appian
8 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 114 (19.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 43 (7.17%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (2.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (2.17%) Spreadsheet
5 10 (1.67%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.17%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.17%) Revit
Business Applications
1 7 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (1.17%) SAP ERP
2 6 (1.00%) thinkFolio
3 4 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.67%) Relativity
4 3 (0.50%) Bloomberg AIM
4 3 (0.50%) NetSuite
4 3 (0.50%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (0.50%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.33%) AlphaBridge
5 2 (0.33%) Alphatax
5 2 (0.33%) Carpe Diem
5 2 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.33%) Farmplan
5 2 (0.33%) KEYPrime
5 2 (0.33%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.33%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.17%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 91 (15.17%) Power Platform
2 62 (10.33%) Microsoft 365
3 59 (9.83%) Azure
4 21 (3.50%) AWS
5 12 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
5 12 (2.00%) SaaS
6 9 (1.50%) Collibra
7 7 (1.17%) Dynamics 365
7 7 (1.17%) Workato
8 6 (1.00%) Azure Active Directory
8 6 (1.00%) Google Analytics
8 6 (1.00%) Power Automate
8 6 (1.00%) Serverless
9 5 (0.83%) AWS Lambda
9 5 (0.83%) AWS Step Functions
9 5 (0.83%) PowerApps
10 4 (0.67%) GCP
10 4 (0.67%) Snowflake
11 3 (0.50%) Bitrise
11 3 (0.50%) Google Data Studio
Communications & Networking
1 23 (3.83%) VPN
2 21 (3.50%) Firewall
3 13 (2.17%) DHCP
4 12 (2.00%) DNS
5 10 (1.67%) Intrusion Detection
5 10 (1.67%) Network Security
6 8 (1.33%) Intranet
7 7 (1.17%) TCP/IP
7 7 (1.17%) WebEx
8 5 (0.83%) Internet
9 4 (0.67%) SMTP
10 3 (0.50%) Extranet
10 3 (0.50%) LAN
10 3 (0.50%) Skype
10 3 (0.50%) WAN
11 2 (0.33%) Unified Communications
11 2 (0.33%) VoIP
12 1 (0.17%) Broadband
12 1 (0.17%) PBX
12 1 (0.17%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (15.00%) Power BI
2 62 (10.33%) Tableau
3 44 (7.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 42 (7.00%) Data Warehouse
5 32 (5.33%) SQL Server
6 19 (3.17%) Big Data
7 16 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (1.67%) Looker
9 9 (1.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (1.33%) Relational Database
11 6 (1.00%) DTS
12 5 (0.83%) Amazon Athena
12 5 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
12 5 (0.83%) Data Mining
12 5 (0.83%) Qlik Sense
12 5 (0.83%) QlikView
12 5 (0.83%) SAP BW
12 5 (0.83%) SQL Server 2019
12 5 (0.83%) Yellowfin
13 4 (0.67%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 38 (6.33%) JIRA
2 15 (2.50%) Selenium
3 6 (1.00%) Ranorex
4 4 (0.67%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.33%) Cypress.io
5 2 (0.33%) Postman
5 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.33%) Toad
6 1 (0.17%) Appium
6 1 (0.17%) Burp Suite
6 1 (0.17%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.17%) ERwin
6 1 (0.17%) JMeter
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.17%) Rational Functional Tester
6 1 (0.17%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.17%) WebDriver
General
1 233 (38.83%) Finance
2 131 (21.83%) Social Skills
3 105 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
4 67 (11.17%) Banking
5 51 (8.50%) Legal
6 50 (8.33%) Law
7 27 (4.50%) Advertising
8 25 (4.17%) Presentation Skills
9 23 (3.83%) Marketing
10 21 (3.50%) Financial Institution
11 19 (3.17%) Back Office
12 18 (3.00%) Organisational Skills
13 14 (2.33%) Investment Banking
14 13 (2.17%) Front Office
15 11 (1.83%) Influencing Skills
16 9 (1.50%) Retail
17 6 (1.00%) Documentation Skills
18 4 (0.67%) Inclusion and Diversity
18 4 (0.67%) Local Government
18 4 (0.67%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (4.17%) XML
2 10 (1.67%) HTML
2 10 (1.67%) JSON
3 6 (1.00%) .NET
3 6 (1.00%) FIX Protocol
4 5 (0.83%) CSS
5 4 (0.67%) Gherkin
5 4 (0.67%) pytest
6 3 (0.50%) HTML5
6 3 (0.50%) Web Services
6 3 (0.50%) WireMock
7 2 (0.33%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.33%) CSS3
7 2 (0.33%) D3.js
7 2 (0.33%) Django
7 2 (0.33%) GatsbyJS
7 2 (0.33%) REST
7 2 (0.33%) SOAP
7 2 (0.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (0.17%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 54 (9.00%) Management Information System
2 26 (4.33%) User Experience
3 25 (4.17%) Derivative
4 11 (1.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 10 (1.67%) Analytical Mindset
6 9 (1.50%) Reinsurance
7 8 (1.33%) Credit Risk
7 8 (1.33%) Data Centre
7 8 (1.33%) Data Structures
7 8 (1.33%) Fixed Income
8 7 (1.17%) Robotics
8 7 (1.17%) Self-Motivation
9 6 (1.00%) Equities
9 6 (1.00%) Market Risk
9 6 (1.00%) OTC Derivatives
9 6 (1.00%) Public Cloud
9 6 (1.00%) SWIFT
9 6 (1.00%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (0.67%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.50%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 89 (14.83%) Windows
2 29 (4.83%) Windows Server
3 28 (4.67%) Windows 10
4 20 (3.33%) Linux
5 18 (3.00%) Unix
6 7 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.67%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.67%) Windows Server 2016
8 2 (0.33%) Android
8 2 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2019
9 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (18.50%) Business Intelligence
2 102 (17.00%) Agile Software Development
3 86 (14.33%) Business Analysis
4 80 (13.33%) Analytics
5 69 (11.50%) Data Analysis
5 69 (11.50%) Problem-Solving
6 66 (11.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 65 (10.83%) Requirements Gathering
8 58 (9.67%) Visualisation
9 53 (8.83%) Data Management
10 49 (8.17%) Project Management
11 46 (7.67%) ITIL
12 45 (7.50%) Data Modelling
13 43 (7.17%) User Stories
14 42 (7.00%) ETL
15 41 (6.83%) Information Security
16 37 (6.17%) Data Visualisation
17 36 (6.00%) Change Management
18 35 (5.83%) Mathematics
19 34 (5.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 199 (33.17%) SQL
2 79 (13.17%) Python
3 18 (3.00%) R
4 16 (2.67%) Java
5 12 (2.00%) C#
5 12 (2.00%) JavaScript
5 12 (2.00%) VBA
6 10 (1.67%) C
6 10 (1.67%) PowerShell
6 10 (1.67%) T-SQL
7 8 (1.33%) PL/SQL
8 7 (1.17%) C++
9 6 (1.00%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.33%) ABAP
10 2 (0.33%) Perl
10 2 (0.33%) PHP
11 1 (0.17%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.17%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.17%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 57 (9.50%) Degree
2 13 (2.17%) CISSP
3 10 (1.67%) CISA
4 7 (1.17%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (1.17%) ISEB
5 6 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (1.00%) CISM
6 4 (0.67%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 4 (0.67%) IIBA
6 4 (0.67%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.50%) CEH
7 3 (0.50%) CRISC
7 3 (0.50%) GIAC
7 3 (0.50%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.33%) ACCA
8 2 (0.33%) CCNA
8 2 (0.33%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.33%) PhD
8 2 (0.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (7.00%) QA
2 31 (5.17%) Data Quality
3 16 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (2.17%) GDPR
5 12 (2.00%) MiFID
6 11 (1.83%) SLA
7 8 (1.33%) PMO
7 8 (1.33%) Solvency II
8 7 (1.17%) GRC
9 6 (1.00%) Cyber Essentials
9 6 (1.00%) EMIR
10 5 (0.83%) Accessibility
11 2 (0.33%) COBIT
11 2 (0.33%) Dodd-Frank
11 2 (0.33%) NIST
11 2 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.17%) GPG13
12 1 (0.17%) ISO 20022
12 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
12 1 (0.17%) SEPA
System Software
1 31 (5.17%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.00%) XenDesktop
4 5 (0.83%) XenApp
5 4 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.67%) vSphere
6 3 (0.50%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (1.67%) Kubernetes
2 9 (1.50%) FortiGate
3 8 (1.33%) SCCM
4 4 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (0.50%) Nagios
5 3 (0.50%) QRadar
5 3 (0.50%) RSA Archer
6 2 (0.33%) Check_MK
6 2 (0.33%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.33%) Opsgenie
7 1 (0.17%) Grafana
7 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.17%) Nessus
7 1 (0.17%) Nmap
7 1 (0.17%) SCOM
7 1 (0.17%) Thomson Reuters DACS
7 1 (0.17%) vMotion
Vendors
1 108 (18.00%) Microsoft
2 35 (5.83%) Cisco
3 20 (3.33%) Citrix
3 20 (3.33%) Oracle
4 17 (2.83%) Salesforce.com
5 14 (2.33%) VMware
6 13 (2.17%) SolarWinds
7 12 (2.00%) iManage
8 11 (1.83%) SAP
9 10 (1.67%) Fortinet
10 9 (1.50%) Google
11 8 (1.33%) Intapp
11 8 (1.33%) ServiceNow
12 7 (1.17%) Adobe
12 7 (1.17%) Alteryx
13 6 (1.00%) Bloomberg
13 6 (1.00%) Informatica
13 6 (1.00%) Polycom
14 5 (0.83%) Atlassian
14 5 (0.83%) Charles River