Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 19 11 9
Rank change year-on-year -8 -2 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 445 1,236 1,494
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 10.27% 13.49% 14.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.01% 14.16% 15.07%
Number of salaries quoted 434 1,119 1,367
Median annual salary £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.85% +2.86% +5.00%
10th Percentile £34,750 £27,500 £30,400
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -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 4,042 8,727 9,911
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.28% 95.24% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 3,520 7,642 8,934
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%
10th Percentile £42,500 £36,250 £35,750
90th Percentile £103,750 £97,500 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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.

1 182 (40.90%) Finance
2 162 (36.40%) SQL
3 105 (23.60%) Agile Software Development
4 91 (20.45%) Business Intelligence
5 86 (19.33%) Microsoft
6 85 (19.10%) Business Analysis
7 81 (18.20%) Python
8 76 (17.08%) Degree
9 69 (15.51%) Windows
10 63 (14.16%) Analytical Skills
11 61 (13.71%) Power Platform
12 60 (13.48%) Power BI
13 55 (12.36%) SQL Server
14 49 (11.01%) Visualisation
14 49 (11.01%) Azure
15 48 (10.79%) Requirements Gathering
16 45 (10.11%) Active Directory
17 44 (9.89%) Tableau
18 43 (9.66%) Data Visualisation
18 43 (9.66%) Stakeholder Management
19 42 (9.44%) Information Security
20 40 (8.99%) Banking
21 37 (8.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 37 (8.31%) Office 365
21 37 (8.31%) User Stories
21 37 (8.31%) Translating Business Requirements
22 36 (8.09%) Validation
23 35 (7.87%) Problem-Solving
24 34 (7.64%) Microsoft Excel
24 34 (7.64%) ETL

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 26 (5.84%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.25%) Confluence
3 4 (0.90%) MS Exchange
3 4 (0.90%) SAS
4 3 (0.67%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.22%) Apache
5 1 (0.22%) Appian
5 1 (0.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.22%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (0.22%) IIS
5 1 (0.22%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 34 (7.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (6.07%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (2.25%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 10 (2.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.12%) FINCAD Analytics
3 4 (0.90%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (0.67%) iTrent
4 3 (0.67%) Northgate Housing
4 3 (0.67%) Oracle AGIS
4 3 (0.67%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.67%) Oracle Assets
4 3 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.67%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.67%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 3 (0.67%) Oracle iProcurement
4 3 (0.67%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (0.67%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.45%) MoSes
6 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.22%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.22%) Raiser's Edge
6 1 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.22%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 61 (13.71%) Power Platform
2 49 (11.01%) Azure
3 37 (8.31%) Office 365
4 34 (7.64%) AWS
5 13 (2.92%) Azure Data Factory
6 7 (1.57%) SaaS
7 6 (1.35%) Amazon S3
7 6 (1.35%) GCP
7 6 (1.35%) Serverless
8 4 (0.90%) Dynamics 365
8 4 (0.90%) G Suite
9 3 (0.67%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.67%) OneDrive
10 2 (0.45%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.45%) Azure Stack
10 2 (0.45%) Logic Apps
10 2 (0.45%) Mimecast
10 2 (0.45%) Power Automate
11 1 (0.22%) Firebase
11 1 (0.22%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.02%) Firewall
1 9 (2.02%) Network Security
1 9 (2.02%) VPN
2 8 (1.80%) Intrusion Detection
2 8 (1.80%) LAN
3 7 (1.57%) WAN
4 5 (1.12%) SSL
4 5 (1.12%) Wireshark
5 4 (0.90%) Intranet
6 3 (0.67%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (0.67%) FIX Connectivity
6 3 (0.67%) Internet
7 2 (0.45%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (0.45%) Cisco Firepower
7 2 (0.45%) DHCP
7 2 (0.45%) DNS
7 2 (0.45%) SAN
7 2 (0.45%) Wireless
8 1 (0.22%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (13.48%) Power BI
2 55 (12.36%) SQL Server
3 44 (9.89%) Tableau
4 37 (8.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 31 (6.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 29 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
7 28 (6.29%) BusinessObjects
8 26 (5.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 12 (2.70%) MySQL
10 11 (2.47%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 11 (2.47%) Looker
10 11 (2.47%) SAP BW
10 11 (2.47%) SAP HANA
11 9 (2.02%) Yellowfin
12 8 (1.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 8 (1.80%) MS Access
13 6 (1.35%) Amazon RDS
13 6 (1.35%) Big Data
13 6 (1.35%) Data Mining
14 5 (1.12%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 27 (6.07%) JIRA
2 13 (2.92%) Selenium
3 8 (1.80%) Cypress.io
4 5 (1.12%) Cucumber
5 4 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.67%) Bitbucket
7 2 (0.45%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.45%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.22%) Crashlytics
8 1 (0.22%) JUnit
8 1 (0.22%) SilkTest
8 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.22%) WebDriver
General
1 182 (40.90%) Finance
2 40 (8.99%) Banking
3 28 (6.29%) Advertising
4 23 (5.17%) Legal
5 17 (3.82%) Law
6 16 (3.60%) Front Office
7 14 (3.15%) Investment Banking
8 9 (2.02%) Public Sector
9 8 (1.80%) Back Office
9 8 (1.80%) Games
9 8 (1.80%) Marketing
10 5 (1.12%) Financial Institution
10 5 (1.12%) Retail
11 4 (0.90%) Electronics
11 4 (0.90%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.90%) Telecoms
12 3 (0.67%) Social Housing
13 2 (0.45%) French Language
13 2 (0.45%) Mandarin Language
13 2 (0.45%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.92%) .NET
2 11 (2.47%) SAP Basis
3 6 (1.35%) HTML
4 5 (1.12%) FIX Protocol
4 5 (1.12%) FpML
4 5 (1.12%) YAML
5 4 (0.90%) Gherkin
5 4 (0.90%) XML
6 2 (0.45%) COM
6 2 (0.45%) D3.js
7 1 (0.22%) Jinja
7 1 (0.22%) JSON
7 1 (0.22%) Node.js
7 1 (0.22%) REST
7 1 (0.22%) SailPoint
7 1 (0.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 63 (14.16%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (6.29%) Management Information System
3 21 (4.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 13 (2.92%) Equities
4 13 (2.92%) Market Risk
5 12 (2.70%) Derivative
6 10 (2.25%) Cybercrime
6 10 (2.25%) Exotic Derivative
7 9 (2.02%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 8 (1.80%) Reinsurance
9 7 (1.57%) Data Structures
9 7 (1.57%) Fixed Income
9 7 (1.57%) Self-Motivation
10 6 (1.35%) Hedge funds
10 6 (1.35%) Robotics
11 5 (1.12%) User Experience
12 4 (0.90%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.90%) Video Conferencing
13 3 (0.67%) Credit Risk
14 2 (0.45%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 69 (15.51%) Windows
2 30 (6.74%) Linux
3 25 (5.62%) Windows 10
4 16 (3.60%) Windows Server
5 7 (1.57%) Solaris
5 7 (1.57%) Unix
6 5 (1.12%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.45%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2016
8 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (23.60%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (20.45%) Business Intelligence
3 85 (19.10%) Business Analysis
4 49 (11.01%) Visualisation
5 48 (10.79%) Requirements Gathering
6 43 (9.66%) Data Visualisation
6 43 (9.66%) Stakeholder Management
7 42 (9.44%) Information Security
8 37 (8.31%) Translating Business Requirements
8 37 (8.31%) User Stories
9 36 (8.09%) Validation
10 35 (7.87%) Problem-Solving
11 34 (7.64%) ETL
12 33 (7.42%) Workshop Facilitation
13 32 (7.19%) Cybersecurity
13 32 (7.19%) Mathematics
14 29 (6.52%) Computer Science
14 29 (6.52%) SDLC
15 28 (6.29%) Analytics
15 28 (6.29%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 162 (36.40%) SQL
2 81 (18.20%) Python
3 26 (5.84%) Java
4 24 (5.39%) C#
5 22 (4.94%) T-SQL
6 9 (2.02%) C++
7 8 (1.80%) PowerShell
7 8 (1.80%) R
8 6 (1.35%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 5 (1.12%) VBA
10 4 (0.90%) JavaScript
10 4 (0.90%) VB
11 3 (0.67%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.45%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.45%) C
12 2 (0.45%) Go
12 2 (0.45%) Perl
12 2 (0.45%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.45%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 76 (17.08%) Degree
2 20 (4.49%) CISSP
3 17 (3.82%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 17 (3.82%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (2.25%) Master's Degree
4 10 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (2.25%) PhD
5 9 (2.02%) CISM
6 6 (1.35%) CCSP
7 5 (1.12%) CREST Certified
7 5 (1.12%) GCFA
7 5 (1.12%) GCIA
7 5 (1.12%) GCIH
8 4 (0.90%) CISA
9 3 (0.67%) ISEB
9 3 (0.67%) Numerate Degree
10 2 (0.45%) ACCA
10 2 (0.45%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (7.19%) Data Quality
2 13 (2.92%) GDPR
3 12 (2.70%) MiFID
4 11 (2.47%) Dodd-Frank
4 11 (2.47%) EMIR
5 10 (2.25%) NIST
5 10 (2.25%) SLA
6 9 (2.02%) QA
7 7 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (1.12%) COBIT
9 4 (0.90%) Solvency II
10 3 (0.67%) Cyber Essentials
10 3 (0.67%) IFRS
11 2 (0.45%) PMO
12 1 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 1 (0.22%) ISO 22301
12 1 (0.22%) ISO 31000
12 1 (0.22%) SEPA
System Software
1 45 (10.11%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (0.45%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (2.02%) SCCM
2 7 (1.57%) QRadar
3 5 (1.12%) CSIRT
4 3 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.67%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (0.67%) WSUS
5 2 (0.45%) Control-M
5 2 (0.45%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.22%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.22%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 86 (19.33%) Microsoft
2 31 (6.97%) Oracle
3 18 (4.04%) SAP
4 13 (2.92%) Cisco
5 9 (2.02%) Bloomberg
5 9 (2.02%) Google
5 9 (2.02%) QAD
6 8 (1.80%) LogRhythm
6 8 (1.80%) Splunk
7 7 (1.57%) AlienVault
7 7 (1.57%) VMware
8 6 (1.35%) ServiceNow
9 5 (1.12%) Citrix
9 5 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (0.90%) Apple
10 4 (0.90%) Atlassian
10 4 (0.90%) Reuters
10 4 (0.90%) Sage
10 4 (0.90%) Xero
11 3 (0.67%) Databricks