Period
to 1 April 2020

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 1 April 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
1 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 13 11 10
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 5,433 7,670 8,671
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 11.25% 12.59% 12.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.90% 13.20% 13.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4,500 6,339 7,383
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £76,000 £75,000 £73,750
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 45,666 58,127 66,451
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.58% 95.39% 95.68%
Number of salaries quoted 37,035 47,602 55,338
Median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £91,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +5.26%

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 1 April 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 1 April 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 -2 1,472 £52,500 +5.00% 102
South London -3 239 £35,000 -17.65% 9
West London -7 218 £45,000 - 27
North London +7 78 £40,000 -13.51% 2
East London +1 76 £47,500 +15.85% 19
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 1,858 (34.20%) Finance
2 1,628 (29.97%) SQL
3 1,222 (22.49%) Agile Software Development
4 938 (17.26%) Analytical Skills
5 924 (17.01%) Microsoft
6 865 (15.92%) Windows
7 830 (15.28%) Business Analysis
8 752 (13.84%) Business Intelligence
9 704 (12.96%) Analytics
10 670 (12.33%) Degree
11 593 (10.91%) Stakeholder Management
12 588 (10.82%) SQL Server
13 573 (10.55%) Active Directory
14 554 (10.20%) Problem-Solving
15 540 (9.94%) Office 365
16 536 (9.87%) Python
17 527 (9.70%) ITIL
18 525 (9.66%) Microsoft Excel
19 520 (9.57%) Project Management
20 502 (9.24%) Microsoft Office
21 484 (8.91%) Banking
22 480 (8.83%) Data Analysis
23 440 (8.10%) Oracle
24 434 (7.99%) Tableau
25 427 (7.86%) Azure
26 413 (7.60%) User Acceptance Testing
27 381 (7.01%) User Stories
28 347 (6.39%) Visualisation
29 328 (6.04%) Windows Server
30 327 (6.02%) Data Modelling

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
1 146 (2.69%) SharePoint
2 137 (2.52%) MS Exchange
3 88 (1.62%) SAS
4 85 (1.56%) Confluence
5 52 (0.96%) Skype for Business
6 40 (0.74%) CMS
6 40 (0.74%) IIS
7 35 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
8 21 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
9 20 (0.37%) Apache Spark
10 14 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
11 11 (0.20%) WebLogic
12 10 (0.18%) EPiServer
13 9 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
13 9 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
14 8 (0.15%) MQSeries
15 7 (0.13%) Apache
15 7 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2007
15 7 (0.13%) JBoss
15 7 (0.13%) Jupyter
Applications
1 525 (9.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 502 (9.24%) Microsoft Office
3 146 (2.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 96 (1.77%) MS Visio
5 38 (0.70%) Microsoft Project
6 25 (0.46%) SPSS
7 13 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
8 8 (0.15%) Acrobat
9 5 (0.092%) Adobe Premiere
10 4 (0.074%) InfoPath
10 4 (0.074%) Notepad++
11 1 (0.018%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.018%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.018%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.018%) InDesign
11 1 (0.018%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.018%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 65 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 49 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
3 30 (0.55%) thinkFolio
4 24 (0.44%) Markit EDM
5 23 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
5 23 (0.42%) Salerio
6 21 (0.39%) NetSuite
7 18 (0.33%) Oracle Receivables
7 18 (0.33%) SAP FI
8 17 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
8 17 (0.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 16 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
9 16 (0.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 15 (0.28%) Elite 3E
10 15 (0.28%) SAP CO
10 15 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
11 14 (0.26%) FastStats
12 13 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
12 13 (0.24%) Oracle Assets
12 13 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 540 (9.94%) Office 365
2 427 (7.86%) Azure
3 326 (6.00%) Power Platform
4 210 (3.87%) AWS
5 125 (2.30%) SaaS
6 70 (1.29%) Dynamics 365
7 58 (1.07%) Google Analytics
8 50 (0.92%) Mimecast
9 49 (0.90%) GCP
10 38 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
11 34 (0.63%) Azure Active Directory
12 27 (0.50%) SuccessFactors
13 25 (0.46%) OneDrive
13 25 (0.46%) PowerApps
14 22 (0.40%) Adobe Analytics
15 20 (0.37%) Salesforce Service Cloud
16 16 (0.29%) GitHub
17 11 (0.20%) Microsoft Flow
17 11 (0.20%) Trello
18 9 (0.17%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 244 (4.49%) Firewall
2 132 (2.43%) LAN
3 117 (2.15%) TCP/IP
4 108 (1.99%) DNS
5 101 (1.86%) WAN
6 97 (1.79%) VPN
7 82 (1.51%) DHCP
8 68 (1.25%) Network Security
9 66 (1.21%) Intranet
10 61 (1.12%) Skype
11 57 (1.05%) VoIP
12 48 (0.88%) Wireless
13 45 (0.83%) SAN
14 37 (0.68%) Intrusion Detection
15 33 (0.61%) Internet
16 32 (0.59%) Wi-Fi
17 19 (0.35%) Cisco IOS
18 18 (0.33%) Remote Desktop
19 16 (0.29%) Unified Communications
19 16 (0.29%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 588 (10.82%) SQL Server
2 305 (5.61%) Power BI
3 249 (4.58%) Data Warehouse
4 163 (3.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 147 (2.71%) Data Lake
6 126 (2.32%) Relational Database
7 115 (2.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 110 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 92 (1.69%) Big Data
10 84 (1.55%) Oracle Reports
11 69 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
12 60 (1.10%) QlikView
13 51 (0.94%) DB2
14 49 (0.90%) Oracle Database
15 42 (0.77%) Looker
16 36 (0.66%) BigQuery
16 36 (0.66%) Crystal Reports
16 36 (0.66%) Data Mining
17 32 (0.59%) RDBMS
18 28 (0.52%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 324 (5.96%) JIRA
2 68 (1.25%) Selenium
3 55 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
4 48 (0.88%) Git (software)
5 29 (0.53%) Eclipse
5 29 (0.53%) Postman
5 29 (0.53%) Visual Studio
6 25 (0.46%) Jenkins
7 24 (0.44%) SpecFlow
8 21 (0.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 16 (0.29%) Cucumber
10 15 (0.28%) Oracle Forms
11 14 (0.26%) Octopus Deploy
12 10 (0.18%) Cypress.io
12 10 (0.18%) JMeter
12 10 (0.18%) Metasploit
12 10 (0.18%) Subversion
12 10 (0.18%) TeamCity
13 8 (0.15%) HP UFT
13 8 (0.15%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1,858 (34.20%) Finance
2 484 (8.91%) Banking
3 323 (5.95%) Retail
4 264 (4.86%) Law
5 251 (4.62%) Marketing
6 230 (4.23%) Legal
7 192 (3.53%) Front Office
8 104 (1.91%) Back Office
9 87 (1.60%) Investment Banking
10 80 (1.47%) Telecoms
11 67 (1.23%) Advertising
12 51 (0.94%) Financial Institution
13 48 (0.88%) Public Sector
14 42 (0.77%) Retail Banking
15 41 (0.75%) French Language
16 39 (0.72%) General Ledger
17 35 (0.64%) Billing
18 33 (0.61%) Games
19 30 (0.55%) Publishing
20 26 (0.48%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 198 (3.64%) .NET
2 173 (3.18%) XML
3 82 (1.51%) HTML
3 82 (1.51%) Web Services
4 77 (1.42%) REST
5 72 (1.33%) JSON
6 66 (1.21%) FIX Protocol
7 47 (0.87%) SOAP
8 40 (0.74%) CSS
9 29 (0.53%) ASP.NET
10 24 (0.44%) Elastic Stack
10 24 (0.44%) Regular Expression
11 20 (0.37%) Middleware
12 18 (0.33%) jQuery
12 18 (0.33%) Swagger
13 16 (0.29%) Visualforce
14 15 (0.28%) RESTful
14 15 (0.28%) SailPoint
15 14 (0.26%) Gherkin
15 14 (0.26%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 938 (17.26%) Analytical Skills
2 278 (5.12%) Management Information System
3 179 (3.29%) Self-Motivation
4 147 (2.71%) Fixed Income
5 142 (2.61%) User Experience
6 125 (2.30%) Derivative
7 120 (2.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 108 (1.99%) Equities
9 106 (1.95%) Reinsurance
10 89 (1.64%) Data Structures
11 63 (1.16%) SWIFT
12 62 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
13 51 (0.94%) Greenfield Project
14 46 (0.85%) Analytical Mindset
14 46 (0.85%) Credit Risk
15 44 (0.81%) Cyberthreat
16 42 (0.77%) iSeries
17 40 (0.74%) AS400
17 40 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
18 38 (0.70%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 865 (15.92%) Windows
2 328 (6.04%) Windows Server
3 285 (5.25%) Windows 10
4 238 (4.38%) Linux
5 191 (3.52%) Windows 7
6 169 (3.11%) Unix
7 97 (1.79%) Android
7 97 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 80 (1.47%) Apple iOS
9 76 (1.40%) Windows Server 2016
10 74 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
11 42 (0.77%) Mac OS
12 25 (0.46%) Mac OS X
13 15 (0.28%) Windows 8
14 14 (0.26%) Solaris
14 14 (0.26%) Windows Server 2019
15 12 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
16 11 (0.20%) CentOS
17 10 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 8 (0.15%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,222 (22.49%) Agile Software Development
2 830 (15.28%) Business Analysis
3 752 (13.84%) Business Intelligence
4 704 (12.96%) Analytics
5 593 (10.91%) Stakeholder Management
6 554 (10.20%) Problem-Solving
7 527 (9.70%) ITIL
8 520 (9.57%) Project Management
9 480 (8.83%) Data Analysis
10 413 (7.60%) User Acceptance Testing
11 381 (7.01%) User Stories
12 347 (6.39%) Visualisation
13 327 (6.02%) Data Modelling
14 321 (5.91%) SDLC
15 313 (5.76%) Information Security
16 291 (5.36%) Scrum
17 282 (5.19%) ETL
18 271 (4.99%) CRM
19 270 (4.97%) Computer Science
20 269 (4.95%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1,628 (29.97%) SQL
2 536 (9.87%) Python
3 227 (4.18%) PowerShell
4 213 (3.92%) R
5 192 (3.53%) Java
6 174 (3.20%) C#
7 137 (2.52%) JavaScript
8 135 (2.48%) VBA
9 121 (2.23%) T-SQL
10 86 (1.58%) PL/SQL
11 80 (1.47%) Bash Shell
12 65 (1.20%) C
13 45 (0.83%) C++
13 45 (0.83%) Perl
14 40 (0.74%) RPG
15 31 (0.57%) PHP
16 26 (0.48%) MATLAB
17 24 (0.44%) VB
17 24 (0.44%) VB.NET
18 21 (0.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 670 (12.33%) Degree
2 177 (3.26%) CISSP
3 120 (2.21%) Computer Science Degree
4 100 (1.84%) CISM
5 89 (1.64%) Security Cleared
6 82 (1.51%) Microsoft Certification
7 74 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
8 65 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
9 64 (1.18%) CISA
10 49 (0.90%) CCNA
11 45 (0.83%) SC Cleared
12 41 (0.75%) PhD
13 36 (0.66%) DV Cleared
14 35 (0.64%) Master's Degree
15 34 (0.63%) MCSA
16 32 (0.59%) CEH
17 29 (0.53%) ISEB
18 25 (0.46%) CRISC
19 24 (0.44%) MCSE
20 22 (0.40%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 293 (5.39%) QA
2 168 (3.09%) Data Quality
3 138 (2.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 115 (2.12%) SLA
5 93 (1.71%) GDPR
6 90 (1.66%) PMO
7 61 (1.12%) GAAP
8 51 (0.94%) PCI DSS
9 40 (0.74%) NIST
10 38 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 26 (0.48%) MiFID
12 25 (0.46%) EMIR
13 24 (0.44%) Actionable Recommendations
14 21 (0.39%) Cyber Essentials
15 17 (0.31%) Solvency II
16 13 (0.24%) COBIT
17 11 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
18 9 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
19 7 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27005
19 7 (0.13%) NIST 800
System Software
1 573 (10.55%) Active Directory
2 119 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (0.87%) Hyper-V
4 25 (0.46%) XenDesktop
5 23 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
6 22 (0.40%) XenApp
7 18 (0.33%) Virtual Desktop
8 16 (0.29%) vSphere
9 14 (0.26%) Docker
10 11 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
11 5 (0.092%) VMware Workstation
12 4 (0.074%) BitLocker
12 4 (0.074%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (0.074%) VMware Server
13 3 (0.055%) ProxySG
14 2 (0.037%) Citrix Hypervisor
15 1 (0.018%) Apache Flume
15 1 (0.018%) Cronacle
15 1 (0.018%) DFS Replication
15 1 (0.018%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 146 (2.69%) SCCM
2 35 (0.64%) Microsoft Intune
3 31 (0.57%) Nagios
4 29 (0.53%) Nessus
5 21 (0.39%) Control-M
6 17 (0.31%) vCenter Server
7 14 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
8 13 (0.24%) Automic
9 11 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
9 11 (0.20%) Nmap
9 11 (0.20%) RSA enVision
10 10 (0.18%) Ansible
11 9 (0.17%) Jamf Pro
11 9 (0.17%) Kubernetes
12 8 (0.15%) WSUS
13 6 (0.11%) Cisco CUCM
13 6 (0.11%) Grafana
13 6 (0.11%) Network Intrusion Detection System
13 6 (0.11%) SCOM
14 5 (0.092%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 924 (17.01%) Microsoft
2 440 (8.10%) Oracle
3 434 (7.99%) Tableau
4 200 (3.68%) VMware
5 186 (3.42%) Citrix
6 173 (3.18%) SAP
7 151 (2.78%) Alteryx
8 150 (2.76%) Cisco
9 143 (2.63%) ServiceNow
10 135 (2.48%) Cadence
11 134 (2.47%) Automation Anywhere
12 133 (2.45%) Blue Prism
13 131 (2.41%) UiPath
14 129 (2.37%) Teradata
15 124 (2.28%) Salesforce.com
16 89 (1.64%) Google
17 85 (1.56%) Bloomberg
18 84 (1.55%) Apple
19 62 (1.14%) Splunk
20 50 (0.92%) iManage