Period
to 18 September 2020

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 18 September 2020.

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

Analyst
England > London
6 months to
18 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 24 14 10
Rank change year-on-year -10 -4 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 1,925 6,550 8,703
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 9.24% 11.70% 12.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.90% 12.28% 13.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1,758 5,556 7,251
Median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £75,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -2.44% +2.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 19,447 53,347 65,735
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.38% 95.26% 95.41%
Number of salaries quoted 16,046 43,444 53,524
Median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £41,981 £35,000 £33,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £97,500 £93,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,147 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.53% +2.29% +4.17%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in London

Analyst
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Analyst in London.

Salary trend for Analyst in London

Analyst
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Analyst in London over the 6 months to 18 September 2020.

Salary histogram for Analyst in London

Analyst
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the London region over the 6 months to 18 September 2020. 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
Central London -5 473 £51,500 +3.00% 51
West London -9 69 £42,500 - 9
South London -36 40 £42,500 -5.56% 4
East London -2 39 £45,000 +9.09% 14
North London +1 14 £45,000 +14.65% 2
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 2020, 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 London region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 798 (41.45%) Finance
2 682 (35.43%) SQL
3 420 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
4 316 (16.42%) Microsoft
5 307 (15.95%) Business Analysis
6 283 (14.70%) Python
7 280 (14.55%) Degree
7 280 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
8 257 (13.35%) Windows
9 241 (12.52%) Business Intelligence
10 215 (11.17%) AWS
11 208 (10.81%) SQL Server
12 197 (10.23%) Analytics
13 185 (9.61%) Asset Management
14 182 (9.45%) Azure
15 179 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
15 179 (9.30%) Problem-Solving
16 174 (9.04%) Active Directory
17 173 (8.99%) Front Office
18 166 (8.62%) Back Office
19 165 (8.57%) Requirements Gathering
20 162 (8.42%) User Stories
21 160 (8.31%) Information Security
22 159 (8.26%) Microsoft Excel
23 158 (8.21%) Data Analysis
24 157 (8.16%) Bloomberg
25 155 (8.05%) Fixed Income
26 154 (8.00%) Banking
27 138 (7.17%) Management Information System
27 138 (7.17%) ITIL

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 62 (3.22%) Confluence
2 46 (2.39%) SharePoint
3 40 (2.08%) MS Exchange
4 31 (1.61%) CMS
5 14 (0.73%) SAS
6 11 (0.57%) IIS
7 8 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (0.42%) Umbraco
7 8 (0.42%) WordPress
8 7 (0.36%) Skype for Business
9 5 (0.26%) ArcGIS
9 5 (0.26%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (0.16%) IBM HTTP Server
11 2 (0.10%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.10%) Luigi
11 2 (0.10%) Mule
11 2 (0.10%) Smallworld
12 1 (0.052%) Apache Airflow
12 1 (0.052%) JBoss
12 1 (0.052%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 159 (8.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 113 (5.87%) Microsoft Office
3 43 (2.23%) MS Visio
4 41 (2.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 17 (0.88%) Microsoft Project
6 7 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.26%) Chatbot
8 3 (0.16%) AutoCAD
8 3 (0.16%) SPSS
9 2 (0.10%) GNU Octave
9 2 (0.10%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.052%) Revit
Business Applications
1 109 (5.66%) Markit EDM
2 100 (5.19%) Eagle PACE
3 75 (3.90%) PolarLake
4 16 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
5 15 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
5 15 (0.78%) Oracle Applications
5 15 (0.78%) SAP BPC
6 12 (0.62%) SAP SD
7 11 (0.57%) Endur
8 10 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
9 8 (0.42%) Northgate Housing
9 8 (0.42%) Oracle Financials
9 8 (0.42%) Oracle Payables
10 7 (0.36%) iTrent
10 7 (0.36%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 7 (0.36%) Oracle Receivables
11 6 (0.31%) Elite 3E
11 6 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
11 6 (0.31%) Workday HCM
12 5 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 215 (11.17%) AWS
2 182 (9.45%) Azure
3 130 (6.75%) Office 365
4 127 (6.60%) Power Platform
5 54 (2.81%) GCP
6 48 (2.49%) SaaS
7 26 (1.35%) Google Analytics
8 18 (0.94%) Azure Active Directory
9 12 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
10 11 (0.57%) Azure Data Factory
10 11 (0.57%) G Suite
10 11 (0.57%) Mimecast
10 11 (0.57%) Serverless
11 10 (0.52%) IaaS
12 9 (0.47%) Dynamics 365
13 7 (0.36%) Amazon S3
14 6 (0.31%) PaaS
14 6 (0.31%) PowerApps
14 6 (0.31%) Slack
15 5 (0.26%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 95 (4.94%) Firewall
2 40 (2.08%) TCP/IP
3 36 (1.87%) LAN
4 30 (1.56%) Intrusion Detection
4 30 (1.56%) WAN
5 28 (1.45%) Network Security
6 24 (1.25%) VPN
7 23 (1.19%) DNS
8 21 (1.09%) Wi-Fi
9 14 (0.73%) Intranet
10 12 (0.62%) DHCP
10 12 (0.62%) NetScaler
10 12 (0.62%) Skype
11 10 (0.52%) SAN
11 10 (0.52%) WebEx
12 8 (0.42%) VoIP
13 7 (0.36%) Cisco IOS
13 7 (0.36%) Internet
13 7 (0.36%) iSCSI
13 7 (0.36%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 208 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 126 (6.55%) Power BI
3 103 (5.35%) Data Warehouse
4 84 (4.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 81 (4.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 63 (3.27%) Relational Database
7 29 (1.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 28 (1.45%) BigQuery
9 25 (1.30%) Big Data
9 25 (1.30%) Looker
10 21 (1.09%) MySQL
11 20 (1.04%) QlikView
12 16 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
13 14 (0.73%) Data Lake
14 13 (0.68%) MS Access
14 13 (0.68%) SAP BW
15 12 (0.62%) Amazon RDS
15 12 (0.62%) Amazon Redshift
15 12 (0.62%) Snowflake Schema
16 11 (0.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 135 (7.01%) JIRA
2 40 (2.08%) Selenium
3 18 (0.94%) Cucumber
3 18 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (0.52%) Jenkins
4 10 (0.52%) Octopus Deploy
4 10 (0.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 10 (0.52%) Visual Studio
5 9 (0.47%) Cypress.io
5 9 (0.47%) TestRail
6 8 (0.42%) JMeter
6 8 (0.42%) TeamCity
7 7 (0.36%) Eclipse
8 6 (0.31%) Postman
9 5 (0.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (0.26%) Bitbucket
9 5 (0.26%) Maven
9 5 (0.26%) WebDriver
10 4 (0.21%) Git (software)
10 4 (0.21%) Mocha
General
1 798 (41.45%) Finance
2 173 (8.99%) Front Office
3 166 (8.62%) Back Office
4 154 (8.00%) Banking
5 66 (3.43%) Law
6 63 (3.27%) Legal
7 57 (2.96%) Retail
8 56 (2.91%) Marketing
9 37 (1.92%) Advertising
10 31 (1.61%) Telecoms
11 30 (1.56%) Investment Banking
12 29 (1.51%) Financial Institution
13 21 (1.09%) Public Sector
14 20 (1.04%) Games
15 18 (0.94%) Manufacturing
16 15 (0.78%) Local Government
17 14 (0.73%) French Language
18 13 (0.68%) Police
19 12 (0.62%) General Ledger
19 12 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (4.47%) .NET
1 86 (4.47%) Web Services
2 34 (1.77%) FIX Protocol
3 33 (1.71%) XML
4 29 (1.51%) HTML
5 28 (1.45%) Pandas
6 23 (1.19%) JSON
7 19 (0.99%) jQuery
8 18 (0.94%) CSS
9 17 (0.88%) Middleware
10 15 (0.78%) SailPoint
11 12 (0.62%) Ajax
11 12 (0.62%) ASP.NET
12 11 (0.57%) REST
13 10 (0.52%) Node.js
14 9 (0.47%) Gherkin
14 9 (0.47%) SOAP
15 8 (0.42%) ASP.NET MVC
15 8 (0.42%) Oracle Fusion
15 8 (0.42%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 280 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
2 155 (8.05%) Fixed Income
3 138 (7.17%) Management Information System
4 131 (6.81%) Equities
5 123 (6.39%) Hedge funds
6 113 (5.87%) Reference Data
7 102 (5.30%) Derivative
8 48 (2.49%) Reinsurance
9 47 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
10 36 (1.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 34 (1.77%) Data Structures
11 34 (1.77%) SWIFT
12 31 (1.61%) User Experience
13 25 (1.30%) Market Risk
14 24 (1.25%) Public Cloud
15 20 (1.04%) Cyber Kill Chain
16 19 (0.99%) Analytical Mindset
17 18 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
18 17 (0.88%) OTC Derivatives
19 16 (0.83%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 257 (13.35%) Windows
2 103 (5.35%) Linux
3 80 (4.16%) Windows Server
4 69 (3.58%) Windows 10
5 55 (2.86%) Unix
6 23 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (0.94%) Solaris
7 18 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (0.88%) Windows 7
9 14 (0.73%) Android
10 12 (0.62%) Apple iOS
11 11 (0.57%) Windows Server 2016
12 8 (0.42%) Ubuntu
13 7 (0.36%) CentOS
14 6 (0.31%) Mac OS
14 6 (0.31%) Mac OS X
14 6 (0.31%) Windows XP
15 4 (0.21%) SUSE
15 4 (0.21%) VMS
15 4 (0.21%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 420 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
2 307 (15.95%) Business Analysis
3 241 (12.52%) Business Intelligence
4 197 (10.23%) Analytics
5 185 (9.61%) Asset Management
6 179 (9.30%) Problem-Solving
6 179 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
7 165 (8.57%) Requirements Gathering
8 162 (8.42%) User Stories
9 160 (8.31%) Information Security
10 158 (8.21%) Data Analysis
11 138 (7.17%) ITIL
12 120 (6.23%) Data Modelling
13 115 (5.97%) Project Management
14 113 (5.87%) Investment Management
14 113 (5.87%) User Acceptance Testing
15 111 (5.77%) Cybersecurity
16 109 (5.66%) Computer Science
16 109 (5.66%) Visualisation
17 102 (5.30%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 682 (35.43%) SQL
2 283 (14.70%) Python
3 121 (6.29%) R
4 80 (4.16%) PowerShell
5 69 (3.58%) Java
6 66 (3.43%) C#
7 54 (2.81%) VBA
8 45 (2.34%) JavaScript
9 43 (2.23%) T-SQL
10 31 (1.61%) C++
11 28 (1.45%) VB.NET
12 27 (1.40%) Bash Shell
13 26 (1.35%) Perl
14 21 (1.09%) MATLAB
15 18 (0.94%) PL/SQL
16 13 (0.68%) Shell Script
17 9 (0.47%) C
17 9 (0.47%) PHP
18 7 (0.36%) VB
19 5 (0.26%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 280 (14.55%) Degree
2 84 (4.36%) CISSP
3 60 (3.12%) CISM
4 49 (2.55%) CISA
5 47 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
6 39 (2.03%) Security Cleared
7 34 (1.77%) ISEB
7 34 (1.77%) PhD
8 29 (1.51%) Microsoft Certification
9 26 (1.35%) Master's Degree
10 20 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
11 19 (0.99%) CRISC
12 18 (0.94%) DV Cleared
12 18 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
12 18 (0.94%) SC Cleared
13 14 (0.73%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 12 (0.62%) PMI Certification
14 12 (0.62%) PMP
15 11 (0.57%) CCSP
15 11 (0.57%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (5.40%) QA
2 62 (3.22%) Data Quality
3 61 (3.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 57 (2.96%) NIST
5 56 (2.91%) GDPR
6 41 (2.13%) SLA
7 30 (1.56%) MiFID
8 29 (1.51%) EMIR
9 27 (1.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 26 (1.35%) COBIT
11 18 (0.94%) PMO
12 17 (0.88%) PCI DSS
13 12 (0.62%) Cyber Essentials
14 10 (0.52%) Dodd-Frank
14 10 (0.52%) IFRS
14 10 (0.52%) ISO 31000
15 9 (0.47%) SEPA
15 9 (0.47%) Solvency II
16 8 (0.42%) ISO 20022
17 5 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 174 (9.04%) Active Directory
2 31 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.36%) vSphere
4 6 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
5 5 (0.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 5 (0.26%) Docker
5 5 (0.26%) MetaFrame
6 3 (0.16%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (0.10%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.10%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.052%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 1 (0.052%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.052%) XenApp
8 1 (0.052%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (0.94%) Nessus
2 17 (0.88%) SCCM
3 13 (0.68%) Microsoft Intune
4 12 (0.62%) CSIRT
5 10 (0.52%) WSUS
6 8 (0.42%) RSA enVision
7 6 (0.31%) Cisco CUCM
7 6 (0.31%) QRadar
8 5 (0.26%) Cisco UCCX
8 5 (0.26%) HP Data Protector
9 4 (0.21%) Control-M
9 4 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (0.21%) Nagios
9 4 (0.21%) Single Sign-On
10 2 (0.10%) Kibana
11 1 (0.052%) CASB
11 1 (0.052%) Jamf Pro
11 1 (0.052%) Kubernetes
11 1 (0.052%) logstash
11 1 (0.052%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 316 (16.42%) Microsoft
2 157 (8.16%) Bloomberg
3 125 (6.49%) Oracle
4 124 (6.44%) Tableau
5 56 (2.91%) SAP
6 50 (2.60%) Google
7 47 (2.44%) VMware
8 43 (2.23%) Cisco
8 43 (2.23%) Reuters
9 39 (2.03%) Citrix
10 38 (1.97%) Splunk
11 32 (1.66%) FactSet
12 31 (1.61%) ServiceNow
13 22 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
14 20 (1.04%) Qualys
15 19 (0.99%) ArcSight
16 18 (0.94%) Sun
17 17 (0.88%) CyberArk
18 15 (0.78%) Guidewire
19 14 (0.73%) Aveksa