Period
to 17 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Technical Analyst was £49,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

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

Technical Analyst
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 238 248 250
Rank change year-on-year +10 +2 +88
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 120 92 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.09% 0.91% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 0.95% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 107 89 111
City of London median annual salary £49,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.91% +4.76% +14.13%
10th Percentile £31,250 £37,500 £33,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £72,500
Central London median annual salary £50,000 £53,750 £52,500
% change year-on-year -6.98% +2.38% +16.67%

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 10,539 9,668 12,429
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.97% 95.26% 96.09%
Number of salaries quoted 9,374 8,748 11,334
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,425 £33,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £92,500 £86,250
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%

Technical Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Analyst in the City of London

Technical Analyst
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Technical Analyst in the City of London.

Salary trend for Technical Analyst in the City of London

Technical Analyst
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Analyst in the City of London over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Technical Analyst in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, Technical 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 Technical Analyst in the job title.

1 53 (44.17%) SQL
2 42 (35.00%) Windows
3 37 (30.83%) Microsoft
3 37 (30.83%) Fintech
4 28 (23.33%) Finance
5 27 (22.50%) Hedge funds
6 25 (20.83%) Project Management
6 25 (20.83%) SQL Server
7 24 (20.00%) ITIL
7 24 (20.00%) Algorithmic Trading
8 22 (18.33%) MS Exchange
8 22 (18.33%) C++
9 21 (17.50%) Linux
9 21 (17.50%) Workflow
10 20 (16.67%) Active Directory
10 20 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 20 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
11 19 (15.83%) Citrix
11 19 (15.83%) FIX Protocol
12 18 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
13 17 (14.17%) VMware
14 16 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
14 16 (13.33%) Java
15 15 (12.50%) vSphere
15 15 (12.50%) PowerShell
16 14 (11.67%) Banking
17 13 (10.83%) Python
17 13 (10.83%) Shell Script
17 13 (10.83%) Electronic Trading
18 12 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008

Technical 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 22 (18.33%) MS Exchange
2 18 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.33%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.83%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.83%) CMS
4 1 (0.83%) Confluence
4 1 (0.83%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (3.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (1.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (8.33%) Infor SunSystems
1 10 (8.33%) ReMetrica
2 4 (3.33%) Sage X3
3 1 (0.83%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.83%) Office 365
2 3 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.50%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.83%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.17%) Intranet
2 3 (2.50%) VPN
3 2 (1.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.83%) DNS
4 1 (0.83%) Firewall
4 1 (0.83%) Internet
4 1 (0.83%) LAN
4 1 (0.83%) Skype
4 1 (0.83%) VoIP
4 1 (0.83%) WAN
4 1 (0.83%) WebEx
4 1 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (4.17%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.33%) MS Access
4 4 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.83%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (0.83%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.83%) Power BI
6 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (5.83%) JIRA
2 1 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 28 (23.33%) Finance
2 14 (11.67%) Banking
3 10 (8.33%) Legal
4 9 (7.50%) Marketing
5 6 (5.00%) Advertising
5 6 (5.00%) Front Office
5 6 (5.00%) Law
6 2 (1.67%) Billing
6 2 (1.67%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.67%) Military
6 2 (1.67%) Publishing
7 1 (0.83%) Back Office
7 1 (0.83%) Games
7 1 (0.83%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (15.83%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (1.67%) FIXML
3 1 (0.83%) CGI
3 1 (0.83%) CSS
3 1 (0.83%) HTML
3 1 (0.83%) MDX
3 1 (0.83%) Node.js
3 1 (0.83%) React
3 1 (0.83%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 37 (30.83%) Fintech
2 27 (22.50%) Hedge funds
3 20 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 9 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (7.50%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.33%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.33%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.33%) Reinsurance
6 3 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.67%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.67%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.67%) Replication
7 2 (1.67%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.67%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.83%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.83%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.83%) Derivative
8 1 (0.83%) Equities
8 1 (0.83%) Mobile Games
8 1 (0.83%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 42 (35.00%) Windows
2 21 (17.50%) Linux
3 12 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (8.33%) Windows Server
4 10 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (4.17%) Unix
6 2 (1.67%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.67%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.83%) Android
7 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.83%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (20.83%) Project Management
2 24 (20.00%) Algorithmic Trading
2 24 (20.00%) ITIL
3 21 (17.50%) Workflow
4 20 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
5 16 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (10.83%) Electronic Trading
7 10 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (8.33%) User Stories
8 8 (6.67%) Asset Management
8 8 (6.67%) SDLC
8 8 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (5.83%) Business Analysis
9 7 (5.83%) Data Analysis
9 7 (5.83%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (5.00%) DevOps
11 5 (4.17%) Analytics
11 5 (4.17%) Collaborative Working
11 5 (4.17%) Configuration Management
11 5 (4.17%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (44.17%) SQL
2 22 (18.33%) C++
3 16 (13.33%) Java
4 15 (12.50%) PowerShell
5 13 (10.83%) Python
5 13 (10.83%) Shell Script
6 6 (5.00%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.50%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.67%) VB
9 1 (0.83%) Java 8
9 1 (0.83%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (7.50%) Degree
2 3 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.83%) CFA
4 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.67%) QA
2 1 (0.83%) PMO
System Software
1 20 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 15 (12.50%) vSphere
3 12 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (8.33%) XenApp
4 10 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (2.50%) SCCM
2 2 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 37 (30.83%) Microsoft
2 19 (15.83%) Citrix
3 17 (14.17%) VMware
4 10 (8.33%) Ivanti
5 4 (3.33%) Lotus
5 4 (3.33%) Sage
5 4 (3.33%) Tableau
6 3 (2.50%) SAP
7 2 (1.67%) Oracle
7 2 (1.67%) Xerox
8 1 (0.83%) Cisco
8 1 (0.83%) Facebook
8 1 (0.83%) Google
8 1 (0.83%) iManage
8 1 (0.83%) Splunk
8 1 (0.83%) Twitter