Period
to 25 February 2018

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £48,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 8 6
Rank change year-on-year -2 -2 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 8,800 9,569 13,577
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 12.72% 13.78% 15.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.35% 14.36% 16.42%
Number of salaries quoted 7,333 8,169 11,577
London median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% - +3.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 65,907 66,618 82,694
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.28% 95.94% 96.38%
Number of salaries quoted 54,792 56,698 70,792
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 25 February 2018.

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 25 February 2018. 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 -3 2,100 £50,000 +3.09% 234
West London +2 394 £40,000 -4.76% 111
South London -7 200 £40,000 - 30
East London -5 114 £45,000 +9.09% 37
North London -3 72 £40,000 +14.29% 14
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, 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 3,362 (38.20%) Finance
2 2,346 (26.66%) SQL
3 1,802 (20.48%) Agile Software Development
4 1,632 (18.55%) Microsoft
5 1,571 (17.85%) Windows
6 1,390 (15.80%) Analytical Skills
7 1,335 (15.17%) Business Analysis
8 1,287 (14.63%) Degree
9 1,241 (14.10%) Banking
10 949 (10.78%) ITIL
11 933 (10.60%) Active Directory
12 887 (10.08%) Microsoft Office
13 880 (10.00%) SQL Server
14 802 (9.11%) Microsoft Excel
15 795 (9.03%) Stakeholder Management
16 757 (8.60%) Business Intelligence
17 741 (8.42%) Analytics
18 676 (7.68%) Project Management
19 586 (6.66%) SDLC
20 573 (6.51%) CRM
21 571 (6.49%) User Acceptance Testing
22 568 (6.45%) Asset Management
23 552 (6.27%) Law
24 547 (6.22%) QA
25 545 (6.19%) Legal
26 541 (6.15%) Scrum
27 538 (6.11%) Linux
28 537 (6.10%) Data Analysis
29 516 (5.86%) Marketing
30 504 (5.73%) Information Security

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
1 323 (3.67%) MS Exchange
2 285 (3.24%) SharePoint
3 188 (2.14%) SAS
4 122 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
5 121 (1.38%) Confluence
6 119 (1.35%) IIS
7 114 (1.30%) Skype for Business
8 101 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
9 81 (0.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 75 (0.85%) CMS
11 64 (0.73%) Tomcat
12 63 (0.72%) Apache
13 27 (0.31%) Apache Spark
13 27 (0.31%) JBoss
14 24 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2007
15 20 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
15 20 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
15 20 (0.23%) WebSphere
16 19 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
17 18 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 887 (10.08%) Microsoft Office
2 802 (9.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 287 (3.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 247 (2.81%) MS Visio
5 72 (0.82%) Microsoft Project
6 71 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
7 47 (0.53%) SPSS
8 20 (0.23%) Acrobat
9 18 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 8 (0.091%) S-PLUS
11 5 (0.057%) Mingle
12 4 (0.045%) Stata
13 3 (0.034%) AutoCAD
13 3 (0.034%) Maya
14 2 (0.023%) Adobe Captivate
14 2 (0.023%) Adobe Illustrator
14 2 (0.023%) Maple
14 2 (0.023%) OmniGraffle
14 2 (0.023%) Photoshop
14 2 (0.023%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 164 (1.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 99 (1.13%) Elite 3E
3 86 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
4 67 (0.76%) thinkFolio
5 64 (0.73%) Markit EDM
6 48 (0.55%) NetSuite
7 28 (0.32%) Actimize
7 28 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
8 26 (0.30%) Endur
9 23 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
9 23 (0.26%) Oracle Receivables
9 23 (0.26%) SAP SD
10 22 (0.25%) Eloqua
10 22 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
11 21 (0.24%) HFM
11 21 (0.24%) Oracle Cash Management
12 20 (0.23%) SAP CO
12 20 (0.23%) SAP FI
12 20 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
12 20 (0.23%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 445 (5.06%) Office 365
2 188 (2.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 139 (1.58%) SaaS
4 127 (1.44%) Google Analytics
5 123 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
6 73 (0.83%) Adobe Analytics
7 60 (0.68%) Mimecast
8 39 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
9 28 (0.32%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 23 (0.26%) Dynamics 365
10 23 (0.26%) Google Tag Manager
11 21 (0.24%) Force.com
12 20 (0.23%) OneDrive
13 19 (0.22%) AdWords
13 19 (0.22%) Trello
14 16 (0.18%) Boomi
15 14 (0.16%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
16 13 (0.15%) Slack
17 12 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
17 12 (0.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 462 (5.25%) Firewall
2 246 (2.80%) TCP/IP
3 205 (2.33%) Network Security
4 193 (2.19%) WAN
5 191 (2.17%) LAN
6 170 (1.93%) DNS
7 165 (1.88%) VPN
8 149 (1.69%) DHCP
9 124 (1.41%) Internet
10 105 (1.19%) SAN
10 105 (1.19%) Skype
11 89 (1.01%) VoIP
12 58 (0.66%) Cisco ASA
12 58 (0.66%) Intranet
12 58 (0.66%) VLAN
13 55 (0.63%) Wireless
14 46 (0.52%) Intrusion Detection
15 44 (0.50%) Unified Communications
16 41 (0.47%) Remote Desktop
17 37 (0.42%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 880 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 361 (4.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 331 (3.76%) Data Warehouse
4 257 (2.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 201 (2.28%) Power BI
6 196 (2.23%) Big Data
7 154 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
8 144 (1.64%) QlikView
9 134 (1.52%) Relational Database
10 106 (1.20%) Crystal Reports
11 95 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 90 (1.02%) Blockchain
13 81 (0.92%) MySQL
14 76 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
15 69 (0.78%) Oracle Database
16 61 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
17 59 (0.67%) Data Mining
18 52 (0.59%) Hadoop
18 52 (0.59%) RDBMS
19 51 (0.58%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 395 (4.49%) JIRA
2 207 (2.35%) Selenium
3 124 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 99 (1.13%) SoapUI
5 92 (1.05%) Cucumber
6 88 (1.00%) Visual Studio
7 81 (0.92%) WebDriver
8 44 (0.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 43 (0.49%) HP UFT
10 37 (0.42%) SpecFlow
11 31 (0.35%) Eclipse
12 27 (0.31%) Git (software)
13 25 (0.28%) Jenkins
14 24 (0.27%) ERwin
14 24 (0.27%) TeamCity
15 22 (0.25%) Subversion
16 20 (0.23%) Axure RP
17 16 (0.18%) Balsamiq Mockups
17 16 (0.18%) Pivotal Tracker
18 15 (0.17%) Appium
General
1 3,362 (38.20%) Finance
2 1,241 (14.10%) Banking
3 552 (6.27%) Law
4 545 (6.19%) Legal
5 516 (5.86%) Marketing
6 496 (5.64%) Investment Banking
7 487 (5.53%) Front Office
8 479 (5.44%) Retail
9 246 (2.80%) Back Office
10 234 (2.66%) Advertising
11 231 (2.63%) Retail Banking
12 147 (1.67%) Games
13 127 (1.44%) Financial Institution
13 127 (1.44%) Telecoms
14 116 (1.32%) Publishing
15 66 (0.75%) Private Banking
16 65 (0.74%) Billing
16 65 (0.74%) Corporate Banking
17 57 (0.65%) Manufacturing
18 31 (0.35%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 326 (3.70%) .NET
2 200 (2.27%) XML
3 191 (2.17%) HTML
4 179 (2.03%) Web Services
5 120 (1.36%) FIX Protocol
6 108 (1.23%) CSS
7 102 (1.16%) SOAP
8 91 (1.03%) ASP.NET
9 67 (0.76%) Middleware
10 65 (0.74%) .NET Framework
10 65 (0.74%) REST
11 57 (0.65%) RESTful
12 52 (0.59%) jQuery
13 49 (0.56%) AngularJS
14 47 (0.53%) J2EE
15 45 (0.51%) JSON
15 45 (0.51%) Mason
16 38 (0.43%) Gherkin
17 30 (0.34%) HTML5
18 28 (0.32%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1,390 (15.80%) Analytical Skills
2 412 (4.68%) Computer Science
3 397 (4.51%) Management Information System
4 280 (3.18%) Fintech
5 276 (3.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 254 (2.89%) Derivative
7 239 (2.72%) Equities
8 227 (2.58%) User Experience
9 217 (2.47%) Fixed Income
10 144 (1.64%) Blackberry
11 125 (1.42%) Hedge funds
12 117 (1.33%) Data Centre
13 107 (1.22%) Credit Risk
14 95 (1.08%) Cyberthreat
15 92 (1.05%) iPhone
16 89 (1.01%) Mobile App
17 86 (0.98%) Data Structures
18 83 (0.94%) Client/Server
19 81 (0.92%) Virtual Team
20 78 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1,571 (17.85%) Windows
2 538 (6.11%) Linux
3 502 (5.70%) Windows 7
4 493 (5.60%) Windows Server
5 421 (4.78%) Unix
6 301 (3.42%) Windows 10
7 241 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 234 (2.66%) Windows Server 2008
9 112 (1.27%) Android
10 88 (1.00%) Windows 8
11 83 (0.94%) Mac OS X
12 71 (0.81%) Apple iOS
13 58 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
14 56 (0.64%) Solaris
15 44 (0.50%) Mac OS
16 40 (0.45%) Windows XP
17 26 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 13 (0.15%) CentOS
19 11 (0.13%) Kali Linux
20 10 (0.11%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,802 (20.48%) Agile Software Development
2 1,335 (15.17%) Business Analysis
3 949 (10.78%) ITIL
4 795 (9.03%) Stakeholder Management
5 757 (8.60%) Business Intelligence
6 741 (8.42%) Analytics
7 676 (7.68%) Project Management
8 586 (6.66%) SDLC
9 573 (6.51%) CRM
10 571 (6.49%) User Acceptance Testing
11 568 (6.45%) Asset Management
12 541 (6.15%) Scrum
13 537 (6.10%) Data Analysis
14 504 (5.73%) Information Security
15 466 (5.30%) User Stories
16 447 (5.08%) Change Management
17 383 (4.35%) Data Management
18 381 (4.33%) Test Automation
19 379 (4.31%) Mathematics
20 362 (4.11%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2,346 (26.66%) SQL
2 362 (4.11%) C#
3 351 (3.99%) Java
4 350 (3.98%) Python
5 261 (2.97%) T-SQL
6 233 (2.65%) JavaScript
7 231 (2.63%) VBA
8 215 (2.44%) R
9 185 (2.10%) PowerShell
10 131 (1.49%) VB
11 109 (1.24%) C++
12 98 (1.11%) Perl
13 97 (1.10%) PL/SQL
14 95 (1.08%) C
15 87 (0.99%) MATLAB
16 78 (0.89%) Shell Script
17 64 (0.73%) PHP
18 53 (0.60%) VB.NET
19 41 (0.47%) Bash Shell
20 28 (0.32%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1,287 (14.63%) Degree
2 308 (3.50%) CISSP
3 289 (3.28%) ISEB
4 183 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 177 (2.01%) CISM
6 168 (1.91%) Computer Science Degree
7 129 (1.47%) Security Cleared
8 119 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
8 119 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
9 114 (1.30%) ISTQB
10 102 (1.16%) MCSE
11 97 (1.10%) CISA
12 88 (1.00%) GIAC
13 82 (0.93%) CCNA
14 75 (0.85%) SC Cleared
15 65 (0.74%) GCIH
16 63 (0.72%) CEH
16 63 (0.72%) SANS
17 60 (0.68%) MCP
18 55 (0.63%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 547 (6.22%) QA
2 282 (3.20%) Data Quality
3 244 (2.77%) SLA
4 222 (2.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 203 (2.31%) GDPR
6 201 (2.28%) PMO
7 117 (1.33%) MiFID
8 102 (1.16%) PCI DSS
9 69 (0.78%) COBIT
10 61 (0.69%) Solvency II
11 60 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 44 (0.50%) EMIR
13 38 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 31 (0.35%) Dodd-Frank
15 22 (0.25%) ISO 9001
16 21 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials
16 21 (0.24%) SEPA
17 19 (0.22%) IFRS
18 18 (0.20%) IFRS 9
19 17 (0.19%) PSD2
System Software
1 933 (10.60%) Active Directory
2 234 (2.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 112 (1.27%) XenApp
4 64 (0.73%) Hyper-V
5 48 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
6 40 (0.45%) vSphere
7 36 (0.41%) XenDesktop
8 32 (0.36%) Docker
9 28 (0.32%) DFS Replication
9 28 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
10 27 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
11 15 (0.17%) BitLocker
12 14 (0.16%) Snort
13 8 (0.091%) Terminal Services
14 7 (0.080%) Firmware
14 7 (0.080%) Microsoft App-V
14 7 (0.080%) Virtual Servers
15 6 (0.068%) pfSense
15 6 (0.068%) Terminal Server
15 6 (0.068%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 219 (2.49%) SCCM
2 75 (0.85%) Nessus
3 37 (0.42%) CSIRT
4 34 (0.39%) QRadar
5 33 (0.38%) SCOM
6 32 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
7 27 (0.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 26 (0.30%) Backup Exec
9 24 (0.27%) Single Sign-On
10 23 (0.26%) AirWatch
10 23 (0.26%) McAfee ePO
11 18 (0.20%) WSUS
12 17 (0.19%) Nagios
12 17 (0.19%) OpenVAS
12 17 (0.19%) ServiceCenter
13 16 (0.18%) Host Intrusion Detection System
13 16 (0.18%) HP ALM
14 13 (0.15%) ITRS Geneos
15 11 (0.13%) Control-M
15 11 (0.13%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 1,632 (18.55%) Microsoft
2 504 (5.73%) Oracle
3 403 (4.58%) Citrix
4 370 (4.20%) VMware
5 329 (3.74%) Salesforce.com
6 315 (3.58%) Cisco
7 289 (3.28%) Tableau
8 281 (3.19%) SAP
9 180 (2.05%) Google
10 168 (1.91%) Adobe
10 168 (1.91%) iManage
11 167 (1.90%) HP
12 120 (1.36%) Sybase
13 112 (1.27%) Apple
14 99 (1.13%) ServiceNow
15 93 (1.06%) Bloomberg
16 90 (1.02%) Informatica
17 76 (0.86%) CheckPoint
18 75 (0.85%) IBM
19 71 (0.81%) Splunk