Period
to 23 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Technical Analyst was £48,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 23 June 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
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 224 267 267
Rank change year-on-year +43 0 +51
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 129 76 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.16% 0.75% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 0.78% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 120 74 109
City of London median annual salary £48,000 £56,250 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.67% +7.14% +6.06%
10th Percentile £31,000 £37,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £66,375 £77,500
Central London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +2.56%

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 10,662 9,748 12,903
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.97% 95.91% 95.90%
Number of salaries quoted 9,457 8,847 11,651
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 £36,000 £32,750 £33,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £91,250 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% 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 23 June 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 23 June 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 56 (43.41%) SQL
2 41 (31.78%) Windows
3 37 (28.68%) Finance
4 36 (27.91%) Fintech
5 34 (26.36%) Microsoft
6 25 (19.38%) ITIL
6 25 (19.38%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (18.60%) C++
7 24 (18.60%) Java
7 24 (18.60%) Linux
8 20 (15.50%) Problem-Solving
9 19 (14.73%) Project Management
9 19 (14.73%) Python
9 19 (14.73%) SQL Server
9 19 (14.73%) Hedge funds
10 17 (13.18%) Algorithmic Trading
10 17 (13.18%) Shell Script
11 16 (12.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 16 (12.40%) MS Exchange
11 16 (12.40%) Electronic Trading
12 15 (11.63%) User Stories
12 15 (11.63%) Citrix
13 14 (10.85%) Active Directory
13 14 (10.85%) Workflow
14 13 (10.08%) JIRA
14 13 (10.08%) FIX Protocol
14 13 (10.08%) VMware
15 12 (9.30%) Legal
15 12 (9.30%) User Acceptance Testing
15 12 (9.30%) Banking

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 16 (12.40%) MS Exchange
2 12 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.10%) CMS
3 4 (3.10%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.78%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.78%) Confluence
4 1 (0.78%) JBoss
4 1 (0.78%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.78%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (7.75%) Microsoft Excel
1 10 (7.75%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (4.65%) Microsoft Project
2 6 (4.65%) MS Visio
3 4 (3.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.10%) Infor SunSystems
1 4 (3.10%) ReMetrica
1 4 (3.10%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.20%) Office 365
2 5 (3.88%) Slack
3 3 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.33%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.78%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.20%) Intranet
2 5 (3.88%) VPN
3 2 (1.55%) DNS
3 2 (1.55%) Internet
3 2 (1.55%) LAN
3 2 (1.55%) Skype
3 2 (1.55%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.78%) Firewall
4 1 (0.78%) SMS
4 1 (0.78%) VoIP
4 1 (0.78%) WAN
4 1 (0.78%) WebEx
4 1 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (14.73%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (3.10%) MS Access
3 4 (3.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.55%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.78%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (0.78%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (0.78%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.78%) Power BI
5 1 (0.78%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (10.08%) JIRA
2 1 (0.78%) SonarQube
2 1 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 37 (28.68%) Finance
2 12 (9.30%) Banking
2 12 (9.30%) Legal
3 11 (8.53%) Marketing
4 8 (6.20%) Law
5 7 (5.43%) Front Office
6 6 (4.65%) Advertising
6 6 (4.65%) Publishing
7 5 (3.88%) Back Office
8 4 (3.10%) General Ledger
9 2 (1.55%) Billing
9 2 (1.55%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.55%) Military
10 1 (0.78%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.78%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.08%) FIX Protocol
2 7 (5.43%) .NET
3 2 (1.55%) HTML
4 1 (0.78%) CSS
4 1 (0.78%) JMS
4 1 (0.78%) Mason
4 1 (0.78%) MDX
4 1 (0.78%) Node.js
4 1 (0.78%) React
Miscellaneous
1 36 (27.91%) Fintech
2 19 (14.73%) Hedge funds
3 16 (12.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 12 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (6.98%) Computer Science
6 8 (6.20%) Equities
6 8 (6.20%) Reinsurance
7 5 (3.88%) Fixed Income
7 5 (3.88%) Management Information System
8 4 (3.10%) Credit Risk
8 4 (3.10%) Data Centre
8 4 (3.10%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (3.10%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (2.33%) Derivative
10 2 (1.55%) Fat Client
10 2 (1.55%) Replication
10 2 (1.55%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.78%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.78%) Mobile Games
11 1 (0.78%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 41 (31.78%) Windows
2 24 (18.60%) Linux
3 9 (6.98%) Windows Server
4 6 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (3.10%) Unix
5 4 (3.10%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.55%) Mac OS
6 2 (1.55%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.55%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.78%) Android
7 1 (0.78%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.78%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (19.38%) Agile Software Development
1 25 (19.38%) ITIL
2 20 (15.50%) Problem-Solving
3 19 (14.73%) Project Management
4 17 (13.18%) Algorithmic Trading
5 16 (12.40%) Electronic Trading
6 15 (11.63%) User Stories
7 14 (10.85%) Workflow
8 12 (9.30%) Asset Management
8 12 (9.30%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (6.20%) B2B
9 8 (6.20%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (6.20%) CRM
9 8 (6.20%) Scrum
9 8 (6.20%) SDLC
9 8 (6.20%) Time Management
10 7 (5.43%) KYC
10 7 (5.43%) PRINCE2
11 6 (4.65%) Data Extraction
11 6 (4.65%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 56 (43.41%) SQL
2 24 (18.60%) C++
2 24 (18.60%) Java
3 19 (14.73%) Python
4 17 (13.18%) Shell Script
5 9 (6.98%) PowerShell
6 7 (5.43%) VB.NET
7 6 (4.65%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.33%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.55%) C#
10 1 (0.78%) Java 8
10 1 (0.78%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (8.53%) Degree
2 2 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (1.55%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.55%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.78%) CISA
3 1 (0.78%) CISM
3 1 (0.78%) CISSP
3 1 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.78%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.78%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.88%) MiFID
2 3 (2.33%) QA
3 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.78%) PMO
System Software
1 14 (10.85%) Active Directory
2 9 (6.98%) vSphere
3 8 (6.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.10%) XenApp
4 4 (3.10%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (2.33%) SCCM
2 1 (0.78%) Nessus
Vendors
1 34 (26.36%) Microsoft
2 15 (11.63%) Citrix
3 13 (10.08%) VMware
4 5 (3.88%) Bloomberg
5 4 (3.10%) Ivanti
5 4 (3.10%) Lotus
5 4 (3.10%) Sage
6 3 (2.33%) SAP
6 3 (2.33%) Workday
7 2 (1.55%) Xerox
8 1 (0.78%) Calypso
8 1 (0.78%) Cisco
8 1 (0.78%) Facebook
8 1 (0.78%) Google
8 1 (0.78%) iManage
8 1 (0.78%) Oracle
8 1 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.78%) Sun
8 1 (0.78%) Tableau
8 1 (0.78%) Twitter