Period
to 24 January 2020

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 24 January 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
24 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 15 12 9
Rank change year-on-year -3 -3 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 5,826 7,972 9,149
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 11.38% 12.64% 13.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.00% 13.25% 13.71%
Number of salaries quoted 4,864 6,465 7,435
London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £41,250 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.79% +5.00% -

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 48,538 60,151 66,739
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.84% 95.36% 95.24%
Number of salaries quoted 39,339 49,178 54,501
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £98,750 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00% +5.26%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in London

Analyst
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Analyst in London

Analyst
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in London over the 6 months to 24 January 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 24 January 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 1,526 £51,000 -2.86% 192
South London -4 288 £38,000 -5.00% 28
West London -3 234 £45,000 - 64
East London -7 73 £44,135 +10.34% 21
North London +7 57 £40,000 -11.11% 8
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 1,935 (33.21%) Finance
2 1,597 (27.41%) SQL
3 1,320 (22.66%) Agile Software Development
4 1,093 (18.76%) Microsoft
5 1,086 (18.64%) Windows
6 883 (15.16%) Analytical Skills
7 793 (13.61%) Business Analysis
8 763 (13.10%) Active Directory
9 762 (13.08%) Business Intelligence
10 696 (11.95%) Office 365
11 672 (11.53%) Analytics
12 667 (11.45%) Problem-Solving
13 610 (10.47%) ITIL
14 589 (10.11%) SQL Server
15 585 (10.04%) Stakeholder Management
16 583 (10.01%) Microsoft Office
17 578 (9.92%) Microsoft Excel
18 546 (9.37%) Degree
19 467 (8.02%) Banking
20 456 (7.83%) Python
21 443 (7.60%) User Stories
22 400 (6.87%) Azure
22 400 (6.87%) Oracle
23 394 (6.76%) Project Management
23 394 (6.76%) Windows Server
24 389 (6.68%) User Acceptance Testing
24 389 (6.68%) Power Platform
25 388 (6.66%) Tableau
26 382 (6.56%) Windows 10
27 367 (6.30%) Power BI

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
1 173 (2.97%) SharePoint
2 171 (2.94%) MS Exchange
3 106 (1.82%) SAS
4 89 (1.53%) Skype for Business
5 77 (1.32%) Confluence
5 77 (1.32%) IIS
6 49 (0.84%) CMS
7 43 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
8 37 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
9 25 (0.43%) Apache Spark
10 22 (0.38%) Tomcat
11 18 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
11 18 (0.31%) WordPress
12 17 (0.29%) IBM Notes
13 15 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
13 15 (0.26%) Umbraco
14 12 (0.21%) Apache
15 11 (0.19%) IBM Domino
15 11 (0.19%) JBoss
16 9 (0.15%) WebLogic
Applications
1 583 (10.01%) Microsoft Office
2 578 (9.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 136 (2.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 116 (1.99%) MS Visio
5 42 (0.72%) Microsoft Project
6 28 (0.48%) SPSS
7 12 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
8 10 (0.17%) Acrobat
9 5 (0.086%) Adobe Premiere
10 3 (0.051%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 3 (0.051%) Stata
11 2 (0.034%) AutoCAD
11 2 (0.034%) Gliffy
11 2 (0.034%) Notepad++
12 1 (0.017%) 3ds Max
12 1 (0.017%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.017%) Chatbot
12 1 (0.017%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.017%) MicroStation
12 1 (0.017%) Revit
Business Applications
1 95 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 73 (1.25%) Dynamics AX
3 31 (0.53%) NetSuite
4 27 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
5 23 (0.39%) thinkFolio
6 22 (0.38%) Oracle Receivables
7 21 (0.36%) FastStats
7 21 (0.36%) Oracle Payables
7 21 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 19 (0.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 19 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
8 19 (0.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 18 (0.31%) Oracle Assets
10 17 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
11 15 (0.26%) Markit EDM
12 14 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
12 14 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
12 14 (0.24%) Salerio
12 14 (0.24%) SAP Business One
12 14 (0.24%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 696 (11.95%) Office 365
2 400 (6.87%) Azure
3 389 (6.68%) Power Platform
4 173 (2.97%) AWS
5 133 (2.28%) SaaS
6 92 (1.58%) Dynamics 365
7 86 (1.48%) Google Analytics
8 46 (0.79%) GCP
9 38 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
10 35 (0.60%) Adobe Analytics
11 34 (0.58%) Azure Active Directory
12 29 (0.50%) OneDrive
12 29 (0.50%) PowerApps
13 27 (0.46%) Mimecast
14 24 (0.41%) SuccessFactors
15 21 (0.36%) Salesforce Service Cloud
16 17 (0.29%) GitHub
17 16 (0.27%) Google Tag Manager
18 15 (0.26%) Microsoft Flow
19 12 (0.21%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 227 (3.90%) Firewall
2 151 (2.59%) LAN
3 142 (2.44%) TCP/IP
4 139 (2.39%) DNS
5 134 (2.30%) WAN
6 125 (2.15%) DHCP
7 94 (1.61%) Skype
8 84 (1.44%) VPN
9 80 (1.37%) Network Security
10 66 (1.13%) VoIP
11 63 (1.08%) Intranet
12 52 (0.89%) SAN
13 49 (0.84%) Wireless
14 48 (0.82%) Internet
15 31 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
16 29 (0.50%) Intrusion Detection
17 25 (0.43%) Remote Desktop
18 22 (0.38%) VLAN
19 21 (0.36%) Unified Communications
20 20 (0.34%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 589 (10.11%) SQL Server
2 367 (6.30%) Power BI
3 282 (4.84%) Data Warehouse
4 215 (3.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 160 (2.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 120 (2.06%) Big Data
7 114 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 111 (1.91%) Relational Database
9 96 (1.65%) QlikView
10 87 (1.49%) BusinessObjects
11 66 (1.13%) Oracle Database
12 57 (0.98%) Looker
13 43 (0.74%) Data Mining
14 40 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
15 36 (0.62%) DB2
15 36 (0.62%) NoSQL
15 36 (0.62%) RDBMS
16 35 (0.60%) Qlik Sense
17 34 (0.58%) MS Access
18 33 (0.57%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 340 (5.84%) JIRA
2 87 (1.49%) Selenium
3 80 (1.37%) Git (software)
3 80 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
4 47 (0.81%) SpecFlow
5 40 (0.69%) Visual Studio
6 37 (0.64%) Jenkins
7 36 (0.62%) Postman
8 35 (0.60%) Octopus Deploy
9 21 (0.36%) Cucumber
9 21 (0.36%) NUnit
9 21 (0.36%) Oracle Forms
10 20 (0.34%) SoapUI
11 19 (0.33%) Subversion
12 16 (0.27%) Metasploit
12 16 (0.27%) WebDriver
13 15 (0.26%) Eclipse
13 15 (0.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 12 (0.21%) JMeter
15 11 (0.19%) HP UFT
General
1 1,935 (33.21%) Finance
2 467 (8.02%) Banking
3 357 (6.13%) Retail
4 314 (5.39%) Marketing
5 268 (4.60%) Law
6 202 (3.47%) Front Office
7 145 (2.49%) Legal
8 99 (1.70%) Back Office
9 86 (1.48%) Telecoms
10 75 (1.29%) Investment Banking
11 71 (1.22%) Advertising
12 57 (0.98%) Financial Institution
13 48 (0.82%) Public Sector
14 46 (0.79%) Games
15 42 (0.72%) Publishing
15 42 (0.72%) Retail Banking
16 35 (0.60%) Manufacturing
17 34 (0.58%) Billing
17 34 (0.58%) General Ledger
18 31 (0.53%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 279 (4.79%) .NET
2 173 (2.97%) XML
3 135 (2.32%) HTML
4 108 (1.85%) REST
5 76 (1.30%) CSS
6 73 (1.25%) SOAP
7 70 (1.20%) ASP.NET
8 69 (1.18%) JSON
9 66 (1.13%) Web Services
10 54 (0.93%) FIX Protocol
11 33 (0.57%) XSD
12 28 (0.48%) Ajax
12 28 (0.48%) jQuery
13 27 (0.46%) ASP.NET Web API
13 27 (0.46%) WCF
14 23 (0.39%) RESTful
15 22 (0.38%) Middleware
16 21 (0.36%) FpML
17 20 (0.34%) ASP.NET Core
17 20 (0.34%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 883 (15.16%) Analytical Skills
2 332 (5.70%) Management Information System
3 175 (3.00%) Self-Motivation
4 149 (2.56%) User Experience
5 125 (2.15%) Equities
5 125 (2.15%) Fixed Income
5 125 (2.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 116 (1.99%) Derivative
7 92 (1.58%) Reinsurance
7 92 (1.58%) Video Conferencing
8 71 (1.22%) Data Structures
9 66 (1.13%) Greenfield Project
10 55 (0.94%) Data Centre
10 55 (0.94%) Hedge funds
11 46 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
12 44 (0.76%) Analytical Mindset
12 44 (0.76%) Blackberry
13 41 (0.70%) SWIFT
14 38 (0.65%) Credit Risk
14 38 (0.65%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1,086 (18.64%) Windows
2 394 (6.76%) Windows Server
3 382 (6.56%) Windows 10
4 276 (4.74%) Windows 7
5 222 (3.81%) Linux
6 167 (2.87%) Unix
7 144 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
8 112 (1.92%) Android
9 87 (1.49%) Apple iOS
10 78 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
11 41 (0.70%) Mac OS
12 38 (0.65%) Windows 8
13 30 (0.51%) Mac OS X
14 14 (0.24%) Kali Linux
15 12 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
16 10 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 10 (0.17%) Windows Vista
17 8 (0.14%) Windows XP
18 5 (0.086%) CentOS
19 2 (0.034%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,320 (22.66%) Agile Software Development
2 793 (13.61%) Business Analysis
3 762 (13.08%) Business Intelligence
4 672 (11.53%) Analytics
5 667 (11.45%) Problem-Solving
6 610 (10.47%) ITIL
7 585 (10.04%) Stakeholder Management
8 443 (7.60%) User Stories
9 394 (6.76%) Project Management
10 389 (6.68%) User Acceptance Testing
11 356 (6.11%) Visualisation
12 352 (6.04%) Data Analysis
13 327 (5.61%) SDLC
14 323 (5.54%) Scrum
15 314 (5.39%) Data Modelling
16 313 (5.37%) CRM
17 284 (4.87%) Fintech
18 276 (4.74%) Information Security
19 265 (4.55%) Change Management
20 256 (4.39%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 1,597 (27.41%) SQL
2 456 (7.83%) Python
3 249 (4.27%) C#
4 228 (3.91%) Java
5 223 (3.83%) PowerShell
6 201 (3.45%) R
7 171 (2.94%) T-SQL
8 159 (2.73%) JavaScript
9 152 (2.61%) VBA
10 92 (1.58%) PL/SQL
11 83 (1.42%) C
12 55 (0.94%) Bash Shell
13 40 (0.69%) Perl
13 40 (0.69%) PHP
14 37 (0.64%) VB.NET
15 36 (0.62%) VB
16 33 (0.57%) C++
17 32 (0.55%) RPG
18 24 (0.41%) MATLAB
19 23 (0.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 546 (9.37%) Degree
2 123 (2.11%) CISSP
3 96 (1.65%) Computer Science Degree
4 92 (1.58%) Microsoft Certification
5 83 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
6 82 (1.41%) Security Cleared
7 76 (1.30%) CISM
8 70 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
9 62 (1.06%) CCNA
10 44 (0.76%) ISEB
11 42 (0.72%) MCSE
12 38 (0.65%) SC Cleared
13 37 (0.64%) Master's Degree
13 37 (0.64%) PhD
14 36 (0.62%) MCSA
15 35 (0.60%) CISA
16 28 (0.48%) DV Cleared
17 27 (0.46%) Numerate Degree
18 26 (0.45%) CCNP
19 20 (0.34%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 275 (4.72%) QA
2 196 (3.36%) Data Quality
3 172 (2.95%) SLA
4 138 (2.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 80 (1.37%) GDPR
6 69 (1.18%) PMO
7 43 (0.74%) NIST
7 43 (0.74%) PCI DSS
8 32 (0.55%) Cyber Essentials
9 26 (0.45%) Actionable Recommendations
10 23 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 18 (0.31%) COBIT
11 18 (0.31%) EMIR
12 17 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 17 (0.29%) MiFID
13 13 (0.22%) Solvency II
14 10 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
14 10 (0.17%) NIST 800
15 9 (0.15%) GAAP
16 8 (0.14%) IFRS
System Software
1 763 (13.10%) Active Directory
2 146 (2.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (0.93%) Hyper-V
4 51 (0.88%) XenDesktop
5 47 (0.81%) XenApp
6 41 (0.70%) vSphere
7 31 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
8 22 (0.38%) Virtual Desktop
9 21 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
10 12 (0.21%) Docker
11 8 (0.14%) Forefront TMG
12 6 (0.10%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 6 (0.10%) VMware Workstation
13 4 (0.069%) BitLocker
14 3 (0.051%) Apache Flume
14 3 (0.051%) Terminal Services
15 2 (0.034%) Microsoft App-V
16 1 (0.017%) Cronacle
16 1 (0.017%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 1 (0.017%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 186 (3.19%) SCCM
2 42 (0.72%) Microsoft Intune
3 29 (0.50%) Nagios
3 29 (0.50%) Nessus
4 28 (0.48%) Automic
5 15 (0.26%) Control-M
5 15 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (0.22%) Nmap
6 13 (0.22%) vCenter Server
7 12 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
7 12 (0.21%) Jamf Pro
8 11 (0.19%) Ansible
8 11 (0.19%) QRadar
9 10 (0.17%) FortiGate
10 8 (0.14%) WSUS
11 7 (0.12%) Cisco CUCM
11 7 (0.12%) SCOM
11 7 (0.12%) Single Sign-On
11 7 (0.12%) XenMobile
12 6 (0.10%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 1,093 (18.76%) Microsoft
2 400 (6.87%) Oracle
3 388 (6.66%) Tableau
4 273 (4.69%) VMware
5 245 (4.21%) SAP
6 243 (4.17%) Citrix
7 169 (2.90%) ServiceNow
8 156 (2.68%) Salesforce.com
9 151 (2.59%) Cisco
10 117 (2.01%) Google
11 95 (1.63%) Apple
12 70 (1.20%) Bloomberg
13 68 (1.17%) Adobe
14 55 (0.94%) IBM
14 55 (0.94%) iManage
15 51 (0.88%) JD Edwards
15 51 (0.88%) WorldPay
16 48 (0.82%) HP
17 47 (0.81%) MicroStrategy
18 45 (0.77%) Splunk