Period
to 16 July 2020

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 16 July 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
16 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 14 13 10
Rank change year-on-year -1 -3 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 3,212 7,027 8,976
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 10.38% 12.07% 12.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.04% 12.66% 13.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2,686 5,911 7,483
Median annual salary £52,500 £48,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.38% -1.03% -3.00%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,500 £76,250 £72,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -1.23% +1.25%

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 29,104 55,506 68,383
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.08% 95.34% 95.53%
Number of salaries quoted 23,728 45,559 55,631
Median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% +4.17% +2.56%
10th Percentile £38,750 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £92,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% +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 16 July 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 16 July 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 +3 837 £52,250 +4.50% 43
South London -5 134 £35,000 -24.73% 5
West London -9 129 £43,000 +7.50% 7
East London +3 67 £47,750 +16.46% 8
North London +2 52 £43,840 +9.60% 3
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 1,182 (36.80%) Finance
2 1,085 (33.78%) SQL
3 663 (20.64%) Agile Software Development
4 589 (18.34%) Analytical Skills
5 524 (16.31%) Degree
6 499 (15.54%) Microsoft
7 494 (15.38%) Business Analysis
8 481 (14.98%) Business Intelligence
9 450 (14.01%) Windows
10 432 (13.45%) Analytics
11 408 (12.70%) SQL Server
12 361 (11.24%) Python
13 339 (10.55%) Project Management
14 332 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
15 321 (9.99%) Data Analysis
16 308 (9.59%) Microsoft Excel
17 307 (9.56%) Oracle
18 302 (9.40%) Problem-Solving
19 294 (9.15%) Active Directory
20 277 (8.62%) Tableau
21 275 (8.56%) Banking
22 267 (8.31%) ITIL
23 266 (8.28%) Azure
24 254 (7.91%) User Acceptance Testing
25 253 (7.88%) Office 365
26 241 (7.50%) Microsoft Office
27 237 (7.38%) Information Security
28 236 (7.35%) ETL
29 231 (7.19%) User Stories
30 228 (7.10%) Visualisation

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 84 (2.62%) Confluence
2 72 (2.24%) SharePoint
3 60 (1.87%) MS Exchange
4 37 (1.15%) CMS
5 36 (1.12%) SAS
6 21 (0.65%) Skype for Business
7 16 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
8 12 (0.37%) IIS
9 8 (0.25%) MQSeries
9 8 (0.25%) Umbraco
9 8 (0.25%) WordPress
10 5 (0.16%) Oracle Workflow
11 4 (0.12%) ArcGIS
11 4 (0.12%) EPiServer
11 4 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (0.12%) JBoss
11 4 (0.12%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (0.12%) Sitecore CMS
11 4 (0.12%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.062%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 308 (9.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 241 (7.50%) Microsoft Office
3 96 (2.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 69 (2.15%) MS Visio
5 29 (0.90%) Microsoft Project
6 9 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.25%) SPSS
8 4 (0.12%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.093%) Notepad++
10 2 (0.062%) AutoCAD
10 2 (0.062%) Chatbot
10 2 (0.062%) GNU Octave
11 1 (0.031%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.031%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 62 (1.93%) Markit EDM
2 43 (1.34%) Eagle PACE
2 43 (1.34%) PolarLake
3 31 (0.97%) Dynamics AX
4 25 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
5 21 (0.65%) thinkFolio
6 17 (0.53%) SAP BPC
7 15 (0.47%) Salerio
8 14 (0.44%) Elite 3E
9 11 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
10 10 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
11 9 (0.28%) NetSuite
11 9 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
11 9 (0.28%) SAP FI
12 8 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
12 8 (0.25%) Workday HCM
13 7 (0.22%) Bloomberg AIM
13 7 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
13 7 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
13 7 (0.22%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 266 (8.28%) Azure
2 253 (7.88%) Office 365
3 203 (6.32%) AWS
4 198 (6.16%) Power Platform
5 82 (2.55%) SaaS
6 44 (1.37%) GCP
7 36 (1.12%) Mimecast
8 31 (0.97%) Dynamics 365
9 27 (0.84%) Google Analytics
10 26 (0.81%) Azure Active Directory
11 22 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
12 13 (0.40%) OneDrive
13 10 (0.31%) GitHub
14 9 (0.28%) Serverless
15 7 (0.22%) IaaS
15 7 (0.22%) IBM Blueworks
15 7 (0.22%) PaaS
15 7 (0.22%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
15 7 (0.22%) Slack
15 7 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 148 (4.61%) Firewall
2 71 (2.21%) LAN
3 65 (2.02%) TCP/IP
4 54 (1.68%) WAN
5 46 (1.43%) DNS
6 44 (1.37%) VPN
7 37 (1.15%) Network Security
8 34 (1.06%) Skype
9 27 (0.84%) Intrusion Detection
10 26 (0.81%) Intranet
10 26 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
11 23 (0.72%) VoIP
12 22 (0.68%) SAN
13 21 (0.65%) DHCP
13 21 (0.65%) Wireless
14 18 (0.56%) WebEx
15 12 (0.37%) Cisco IOS
16 11 (0.34%) FIX Connectivity
16 11 (0.34%) NetScaler
17 9 (0.28%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 408 (12.70%) SQL Server
2 191 (5.95%) Power BI
3 158 (4.92%) Data Warehouse
4 153 (4.76%) Data Lake
5 103 (3.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 94 (2.93%) Relational Database
7 93 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 67 (2.09%) Oracle Reports
9 56 (1.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 34 (1.06%) BigQuery
11 33 (1.03%) QlikView
12 32 (1.00%) Big Data
13 27 (0.84%) Looker
14 24 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
14 24 (0.75%) Crystal Reports
14 24 (0.75%) DB2
14 24 (0.75%) RDBMS
15 22 (0.68%) Oracle Database
16 16 (0.50%) Amazon Redshift
16 16 (0.50%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 217 (6.76%) JIRA
2 48 (1.49%) Selenium
3 25 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 22 (0.68%) Eclipse
5 20 (0.62%) Cucumber
6 16 (0.50%) Jenkins
7 15 (0.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 13 (0.40%) Postman
9 12 (0.37%) Visual Studio
10 11 (0.34%) Octopus Deploy
11 10 (0.31%) Oracle Forms
11 10 (0.31%) TeamCity
12 8 (0.25%) JMeter
13 7 (0.22%) Bitbucket
13 7 (0.22%) WebDriver
14 6 (0.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 6 (0.19%) Oracle APEX
14 6 (0.19%) SpecFlow
15 5 (0.16%) Git (software)
15 5 (0.16%) Maven
General
1 1,182 (36.80%) Finance
2 275 (8.56%) Banking
3 190 (5.92%) Legal
4 176 (5.48%) Front Office
5 158 (4.92%) Law
6 131 (4.08%) Retail
7 128 (3.99%) Back Office
8 105 (3.27%) Marketing
9 55 (1.71%) Investment Banking
10 47 (1.46%) Advertising
11 36 (1.12%) Telecoms
12 35 (1.09%) Financial Institution
13 28 (0.87%) Public Sector
14 26 (0.81%) General Ledger
15 24 (0.75%) Local Government
16 22 (0.68%) French Language
17 19 (0.59%) Police
18 18 (0.56%) Retail Banking
19 16 (0.50%) Games
20 15 (0.47%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (4.20%) .NET
2 93 (2.90%) XML
3 84 (2.62%) Web Services
4 56 (1.74%) FIX Protocol
5 43 (1.34%) JSON
6 31 (0.97%) HTML
7 26 (0.81%) REST
8 24 (0.75%) CSS
9 19 (0.59%) jQuery
9 19 (0.59%) SailPoint
10 18 (0.56%) ASP.NET
10 18 (0.56%) Middleware
11 16 (0.50%) Elastic Stack
11 16 (0.50%) Regular Expression
12 15 (0.47%) Gherkin
13 12 (0.37%) Ajax
13 12 (0.37%) SOAP
14 11 (0.34%) RESTful
15 10 (0.31%) Oracle Fusion
16 8 (0.25%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 589 (18.34%) Analytical Skills
2 211 (6.57%) Management Information System
3 148 (4.61%) Fixed Income
4 113 (3.52%) Derivative
5 109 (3.39%) Equities
6 87 (2.71%) Self-Motivation
7 75 (2.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 73 (2.27%) User Experience
9 72 (2.24%) Reinsurance
10 66 (2.05%) Hedge funds
11 58 (1.81%) SWIFT
12 57 (1.77%) Data Structures
13 52 (1.62%) Reference Data
14 33 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
15 31 (0.97%) Market Risk
16 30 (0.93%) Cyberthreat
17 27 (0.84%) Analytical Mindset
17 27 (0.84%) Public Cloud
18 26 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
18 26 (0.81%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 450 (14.01%) Windows
2 164 (5.11%) Linux
3 149 (4.64%) Windows Server
4 144 (4.48%) Windows 10
5 109 (3.39%) Unix
6 73 (2.27%) Windows 7
7 44 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 44 (1.37%) Windows Server 2016
8 40 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 39 (1.21%) Apple iOS
10 38 (1.18%) Android
11 22 (0.68%) Mac OS
12 20 (0.62%) Solaris
13 10 (0.31%) CentOS
13 10 (0.31%) Mac OS X
14 9 (0.28%) Windows Server 2019
15 8 (0.25%) Debian
15 8 (0.25%) SUSE
15 8 (0.25%) Windows 8
16 6 (0.19%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 663 (20.64%) Agile Software Development
2 494 (15.38%) Business Analysis
3 481 (14.98%) Business Intelligence
4 432 (13.45%) Analytics
5 339 (10.55%) Project Management
6 332 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
7 321 (9.99%) Data Analysis
8 302 (9.40%) Problem-Solving
9 267 (8.31%) ITIL
10 254 (7.91%) User Acceptance Testing
11 237 (7.38%) Information Security
12 236 (7.35%) ETL
13 231 (7.19%) User Stories
14 228 (7.10%) Visualisation
15 224 (6.97%) Requirements Gathering
16 206 (6.41%) Asset Management
17 191 (5.95%) Data Modelling
18 188 (5.85%) Migration
19 175 (5.45%) Computer Science
19 175 (5.45%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1,085 (33.78%) SQL
2 361 (11.24%) Python
3 150 (4.67%) PowerShell
4 141 (4.39%) R
5 126 (3.92%) Java
6 98 (3.05%) C#
7 97 (3.02%) VBA
8 79 (2.46%) JavaScript
9 57 (1.77%) T-SQL
10 51 (1.59%) PL/SQL
11 47 (1.46%) Bash Shell
12 43 (1.34%) C++
13 35 (1.09%) Perl
14 24 (0.75%) VB.NET
15 23 (0.72%) C
16 22 (0.68%) RPG
16 22 (0.68%) Shell Script
17 21 (0.65%) MATLAB
18 15 (0.47%) VB
18 15 (0.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 524 (16.31%) Degree
2 131 (4.08%) CISSP
3 95 (2.96%) Computer Science Degree
4 73 (2.27%) CISM
5 69 (2.15%) Security Cleared
6 64 (1.99%) CISA
7 47 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
8 40 (1.25%) ISEB
9 38 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
9 38 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
10 37 (1.15%) PhD
11 31 (0.97%) SC Cleared
12 30 (0.93%) DV Cleared
12 30 (0.93%) Master's Degree
13 21 (0.65%) CCNA
13 21 (0.65%) CRISC
13 21 (0.65%) IIBA
14 18 (0.56%) CBAP
14 18 (0.56%) CEH
14 18 (0.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 182 (5.67%) QA
2 95 (2.96%) Data Quality
3 87 (2.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 69 (2.15%) GDPR
5 63 (1.96%) SLA
6 57 (1.77%) GAAP
7 55 (1.71%) PMO
8 39 (1.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 36 (1.12%) PCI DSS
10 30 (0.93%) MiFID
11 29 (0.90%) EMIR
11 29 (0.90%) NIST
12 15 (0.47%) COBIT
13 13 (0.40%) Cyber Essentials
14 10 (0.31%) Actionable Recommendations
15 7 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
15 7 (0.22%) Solvency II
16 6 (0.19%) ISO 20022
17 4 (0.12%) Basel III
17 4 (0.12%) SEPA
System Software
1 294 (9.15%) Active Directory
2 55 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (0.47%) Hyper-V
4 11 (0.34%) Virtual Desktop
5 10 (0.31%) Docker
6 9 (0.28%) XenApp
7 8 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (0.19%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.12%) VMware Server
9 4 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
10 3 (0.093%) ProxySG
11 2 (0.062%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (0.062%) MetaFrame
11 2 (0.062%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.031%) Firmware
12 1 (0.031%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 1 (0.031%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 87 (2.71%) SCCM
2 24 (0.75%) Microsoft Intune
2 24 (0.75%) Nessus
3 19 (0.59%) Control-M
4 15 (0.47%) Nagios
5 13 (0.40%) WSUS
6 11 (0.34%) RSA enVision
7 8 (0.25%) CSIRT
7 8 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
8 7 (0.22%) Kubernetes
9 6 (0.19%) vCenter Server
10 4 (0.12%) Cisco CUCM
10 4 (0.12%) HP Data Protector
10 4 (0.12%) McAfee ePO
10 4 (0.12%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 4 (0.12%) Nmap
10 4 (0.12%) XenMobile
11 3 (0.093%) Jamf Pro
11 3 (0.093%) Single Sign-On
12 2 (0.062%) Rancher
Vendors
1 499 (15.54%) Microsoft
2 307 (9.56%) Oracle
3 277 (8.62%) Tableau
4 140 (4.36%) Alteryx
5 132 (4.11%) Automation Anywhere
6 131 (4.08%) Blue Prism
7 130 (4.05%) UiPath
8 129 (4.02%) Cadence
8 129 (4.02%) Teradata
9 115 (3.58%) Bloomberg
10 88 (2.74%) Cisco
11 85 (2.65%) Citrix
12 81 (2.52%) SAP
12 81 (2.52%) VMware
13 78 (2.43%) ServiceNow
14 58 (1.81%) Google
15 53 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
16 52 (1.62%) Splunk
17 36 (1.12%) Apple
18 35 (1.09%) IBM