Period
to 21 October 2018

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 9 7
Rank change year-on-year -3 -2 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 8,374 10,279 11,041
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 12.40% 13.86% 14.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.01% 14.65% 14.96%
Number of salaries quoted 6,966 7,863 9,732
London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £73,750 £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 64,356 70,169 73,801
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.28% 94.64% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 52,594 54,891 63,928
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,250 £33,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -1 1,990 £50,000 - 273
West London +4 458 £45,000 +5.88% 121
South London +8 293 £40,000 +5.96% 34
East London +6 140 £40,500 +1.25% 41
North London -6 38 £45,000 +9.76% 5
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 3,083 (36.82%) Finance
2 2,266 (27.06%) SQL
3 1,776 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
4 1,607 (19.19%) Microsoft
5 1,444 (17.24%) Windows
6 1,364 (16.29%) Analytical Skills
7 1,358 (16.22%) Business Analysis
8 1,262 (15.07%) Degree
9 1,160 (13.85%) Problem-Solving
10 1,004 (11.99%) Banking
11 929 (11.09%) ITIL
12 922 (11.01%) Microsoft Office
13 904 (10.80%) Stakeholder Management
14 851 (10.16%) Active Directory
15 832 (9.94%) SQL Server
16 810 (9.67%) Microsoft Excel
17 806 (9.63%) Project Management
18 714 (8.53%) Business Intelligence
19 681 (8.13%) Analytics
20 588 (7.02%) QA
21 556 (6.64%) Scrum
22 522 (6.23%) SDLC
23 513 (6.13%) Retail
24 501 (5.98%) Office 365
25 498 (5.95%) Data Analysis
26 496 (5.92%) User Stories
27 488 (5.83%) Linux
28 485 (5.79%) Oracle
29 469 (5.60%) Windows Server
30 465 (5.55%) Change Management

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
1 293 (3.50%) MS Exchange
2 269 (3.21%) SharePoint
3 129 (1.54%) Confluence
4 126 (1.50%) SAS
5 95 (1.13%) Skype for Business
6 94 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
7 91 (1.09%) IIS
8 77 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2013
9 61 (0.73%) JBoss
10 56 (0.67%) Tomcat
11 49 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
12 43 (0.51%) CMS
13 33 (0.39%) Apache
14 30 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
15 29 (0.35%) WebSphere
16 23 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
17 21 (0.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 19 (0.23%) Apache Spark
18 19 (0.23%) GlassFish
18 19 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 922 (11.01%) Microsoft Office
2 810 (9.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 260 (3.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 218 (2.60%) MS Visio
5 92 (1.10%) Microsoft Project
6 52 (0.62%) SPSS
7 28 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
8 11 (0.13%) Stata
9 10 (0.12%) Photoshop
10 9 (0.11%) Mingle
11 6 (0.072%) Acrobat
11 6 (0.072%) AutoCAD
12 5 (0.060%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 4 (0.048%) Camtasia
14 3 (0.036%) InfoPath
15 2 (0.024%) 3ds Max
16 1 (0.012%) EViews
16 1 (0.012%) Maya
16 1 (0.012%) Open Workbench
16 1 (0.012%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 99 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 68 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
3 42 (0.50%) NetSuite
4 40 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
5 39 (0.47%) Magento
6 36 (0.43%) thinkFolio
7 26 (0.31%) Markit EDM
8 23 (0.27%) SAP FI
9 22 (0.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 22 (0.26%) SAP CO
10 21 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
11 20 (0.24%) Cognos TM1
11 20 (0.24%) Elite 3E
12 19 (0.23%) SAP Hybris
13 17 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
14 16 (0.19%) Actimize
14 16 (0.19%) FastStats
14 16 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
14 16 (0.19%) SAP ERP
15 15 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 501 (5.98%) Office 365
2 259 (3.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 142 (1.70%) SaaS
4 136 (1.62%) Amazon AWS
5 129 (1.54%) Google Analytics
6 53 (0.63%) Mimecast
7 51 (0.61%) Adobe Analytics
8 44 (0.53%) Dynamics 365
9 42 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
10 32 (0.38%) PaaS
11 28 (0.33%) GitHub
12 27 (0.32%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 27 (0.32%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 25 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 24 (0.29%) Slack
15 23 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
16 21 (0.25%) G Suite
16 21 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
17 20 (0.24%) SuccessFactors
18 18 (0.21%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 319 (3.81%) Firewall
2 252 (3.01%) TCP/IP
3 214 (2.56%) LAN
4 200 (2.39%) WAN
5 176 (2.10%) DNS
6 165 (1.97%) VPN
7 142 (1.70%) Internet
8 136 (1.62%) DHCP
9 129 (1.54%) Network Security
10 89 (1.06%) Skype
11 80 (0.96%) Intrusion Detection
12 67 (0.80%) VoIP
13 65 (0.78%) SAN
14 59 (0.70%) Wireless
15 55 (0.66%) VLAN
16 47 (0.56%) Unified Communications
17 42 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
18 38 (0.45%) WLAN
19 35 (0.42%) Cisco Nexus
20 30 (0.36%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 832 (9.94%) SQL Server
2 365 (4.36%) Data Warehouse
3 331 (3.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 268 (3.20%) Power BI
5 261 (3.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 255 (3.05%) Relational Database
7 179 (2.14%) Big Data
8 144 (1.72%) BusinessObjects
9 137 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 109 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
11 95 (1.13%) Crystal Reports
12 92 (1.10%) RDBMS
13 85 (1.02%) Hadoop
14 78 (0.93%) Oracle Database
15 77 (0.92%) MySQL
16 74 (0.88%) Data Mining
17 72 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
18 66 (0.79%) QlikView
19 50 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
20 46 (0.55%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 366 (4.37%) JIRA
2 242 (2.89%) Selenium
3 119 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
4 118 (1.41%) Cucumber
5 93 (1.11%) WebDriver
6 92 (1.10%) Git (software)
7 72 (0.86%) Jenkins
8 65 (0.78%) Visual Studio
9 52 (0.62%) JMeter
10 51 (0.61%) SpecFlow
11 47 (0.56%) Eclipse
12 41 (0.49%) TeamCity
13 40 (0.48%) HP UFT
14 37 (0.44%) Maven
15 36 (0.43%) LoadRunner
16 35 (0.42%) Subversion
17 34 (0.41%) SoapUI
18 32 (0.38%) TestRail
19 30 (0.36%) Octopus Deploy
20 29 (0.35%) WinDbg
General
1 3,083 (36.82%) Finance
2 1,004 (11.99%) Banking
3 513 (6.13%) Retail
4 448 (5.35%) Legal
5 424 (5.06%) Marketing
6 380 (4.54%) Front Office
7 375 (4.48%) Law
8 256 (3.06%) Back Office
9 251 (3.00%) Investment Banking
10 220 (2.63%) Advertising
11 164 (1.96%) Telecoms
12 136 (1.62%) Games
13 130 (1.55%) Financial Institution
14 75 (0.90%) Publishing
15 59 (0.70%) Retail Banking
16 50 (0.60%) Corporate Banking
17 45 (0.54%) Manufacturing
18 44 (0.53%) French Language
19 36 (0.43%) Electronics
20 35 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 380 (4.54%) .NET
2 226 (2.70%) HTML
3 217 (2.59%) XML
4 141 (1.68%) FIX Protocol
5 131 (1.56%) Web Services
6 127 (1.52%) CSS
7 97 (1.16%) REST
8 88 (1.05%) ASP.NET
9 70 (0.84%) SOAP
10 67 (0.80%) JSON
11 62 (0.74%) AngularJS
12 56 (0.67%) jQuery
13 51 (0.61%) .NET Framework
14 48 (0.57%) React
15 45 (0.54%) RESTful
16 44 (0.53%) Middleware
17 40 (0.48%) ASP.NET MVC
18 36 (0.43%) Kafka
19 35 (0.42%) Ajax
20 32 (0.38%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1,364 (16.29%) Analytical Skills
2 395 (4.72%) Computer Science
3 343 (4.10%) Fintech
4 287 (3.43%) Management Information System
5 282 (3.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 276 (3.30%) Derivative
7 234 (2.79%) Equities
8 207 (2.47%) Fixed Income
9 198 (2.36%) Hedge funds
10 193 (2.30%) User Experience
11 189 (2.26%) Self-Motivation
12 103 (1.23%) Reinsurance
13 99 (1.18%) SWIFT
14 97 (1.16%) Virtual Team
15 96 (1.15%) Mobile App
16 89 (1.06%) Data Centre
17 83 (0.99%) Blackberry
18 82 (0.98%) Analytical Mindset
18 82 (0.98%) iPhone
19 78 (0.93%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 1,444 (17.24%) Windows
2 488 (5.83%) Linux
3 469 (5.60%) Windows Server
4 402 (4.80%) Windows 7
5 398 (4.75%) Unix
6 359 (4.29%) Windows 10
7 196 (2.34%) Windows Server 2008
8 184 (2.20%) Windows Server 2012
9 92 (1.10%) Android
10 79 (0.94%) Mac OS X
11 73 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 63 (0.75%) Apple iOS
13 58 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
14 45 (0.54%) Windows 8
15 39 (0.47%) Solaris
16 30 (0.36%) Windows XP
17 29 (0.35%) Mac OS
18 24 (0.29%) AIX
19 22 (0.26%) CentOS
20 12 (0.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,776 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
2 1,358 (16.22%) Business Analysis
3 1,160 (13.85%) Problem-Solving
4 929 (11.09%) ITIL
5 904 (10.80%) Stakeholder Management
6 806 (9.63%) Project Management
7 714 (8.53%) Business Intelligence
8 681 (8.13%) Analytics
9 556 (6.64%) Scrum
10 522 (6.23%) SDLC
11 498 (5.95%) Data Analysis
12 496 (5.92%) User Stories
13 465 (5.55%) Change Management
14 450 (5.37%) User Acceptance Testing
15 440 (5.25%) CRM
16 437 (5.22%) Test Automation
17 408 (4.87%) Information Security
18 347 (4.14%) Mathematics
19 344 (4.11%) Asset Management
20 335 (4.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2,266 (27.06%) SQL
2 461 (5.51%) Python
3 429 (5.12%) Java
4 417 (4.98%) C#
5 354 (4.23%) PowerShell
6 290 (3.46%) JavaScript
7 267 (3.19%) T-SQL
8 194 (2.32%) R
9 191 (2.28%) VBA
10 148 (1.77%) C++
11 146 (1.74%) PL/SQL
12 140 (1.67%) Shell Script
13 119 (1.42%) Bash Shell
14 117 (1.40%) Perl
15 113 (1.35%) C
16 75 (0.90%) VB
17 57 (0.68%) VBScript
18 52 (0.62%) VB.NET
19 50 (0.60%) PHP
20 45 (0.54%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1,262 (15.07%) Degree
2 226 (2.70%) ISEB
3 191 (2.28%) Computer Science Degree
4 183 (2.19%) CISSP
5 132 (1.58%) ISTQB
6 122 (1.46%) Security Cleared
7 114 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
8 91 (1.09%) CISM
9 89 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
10 88 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
11 80 (0.96%) CISA
12 75 (0.90%) SC Cleared
13 71 (0.85%) CEH
14 61 (0.73%) Numerate Degree
15 57 (0.68%) PhD
16 56 (0.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 55 (0.66%) GIAC
18 50 (0.60%) CCNA
19 46 (0.55%) MCSE
20 45 (0.54%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 588 (7.02%) QA
2 248 (2.96%) SLA
3 214 (2.56%) Data Quality
4 195 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 160 (1.91%) PMO
6 129 (1.54%) GDPR
7 66 (0.79%) MiFID
8 55 (0.66%) COBIT
9 51 (0.61%) PCI DSS
10 48 (0.57%) Cyber Essentials
11 38 (0.45%) SEPA
12 29 (0.35%) Solvency II
13 28 (0.33%) EMIR
14 24 (0.29%) IFRS
15 20 (0.24%) ISO 9001
16 18 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
17 16 (0.19%) GAAP
18 15 (0.18%) ISO 20022
19 14 (0.17%) GxP
19 14 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 851 (10.16%) Active Directory
2 204 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (0.60%) XenApp
4 47 (0.56%) Hyper-V
5 36 (0.43%) Docker
6 33 (0.39%) vSphere
7 21 (0.25%) DFS Replication
7 21 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
8 19 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
8 19 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
9 18 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
9 18 (0.21%) XenDesktop
10 14 (0.17%) Terminal Server
10 14 (0.17%) Xen
11 13 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
12 12 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 11 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
14 5 (0.060%) Snort
14 5 (0.060%) Terminal Services
14 5 (0.060%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 215 (2.57%) SCCM
2 63 (0.75%) Control-M
3 46 (0.55%) Nagios
4 45 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
5 41 (0.49%) Perfmon
6 36 (0.43%) Puppet
7 35 (0.42%) Ansible
8 27 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
9 26 (0.31%) Kubernetes
10 23 (0.27%) HP ALM
11 22 (0.26%) Nessus
12 21 (0.25%) Host Intrusion Detection System
13 20 (0.24%) Kibana
14 18 (0.21%) BMC PATROL
15 17 (0.20%) SCOM
16 16 (0.19%) AirWatch
16 16 (0.19%) Salt
17 15 (0.18%) EnCase
18 14 (0.17%) ZABBIX
19 12 (0.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1,607 (19.19%) Microsoft
2 485 (5.79%) Oracle
3 347 (4.14%) Citrix
4 344 (4.11%) Tableau
5 314 (3.75%) VMware
6 291 (3.48%) SAP
7 258 (3.08%) Salesforce.com
8 236 (2.82%) Cisco
9 194 (2.32%) Google
10 131 (1.56%) Adobe
11 127 (1.52%) ServiceNow
12 121 (1.44%) Apple
13 116 (1.39%) Bloomberg
14 98 (1.17%) HP
15 97 (1.16%) IBM
16 87 (1.04%) iManage
17 80 (0.96%) Sybase
18 69 (0.82%) CheckPoint
19 65 (0.78%) Splunk
20 64 (0.76%) Ivanti