Period
to 1 August 2021

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 1 August 2021.

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 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 32 19 14
Rank change year-on-year -13 -5 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 3,803 2,850 6,759
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 8.43% 10.11% 11.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.41% 10.78% 12.47%
Number of salaries quoted 3,082 2,341 5,580
10th Percentile £32,000 £30,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £35,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £48,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +9.38% -4.00%
75th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £82,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -1.23%

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 40,432 26,449 54,197
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 89.59% 93.87% 95.30%
Number of salaries quoted 28,097 21,857 45,025
10th Percentile £41,250 £39,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £51,750 £50,000 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +8.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £81,250
90th Percentile £103,750 £102,500 £96,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year - +5.77% +4.00%

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 August 2021.

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 August 2021. 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 -2 786 £52,500 +5.00% 119
West London -21 126 £45,000 +4.05% 41
South London -4 116 £43,313 +23.75% 10
East London -3 42 £36,250 -21.62% 35
North London -12 5 £50,000 +11.11% 5
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 2021, 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 1,481 (38.94%) Finance
2 1,225 (32.21%) SQL
3 1,083 (28.48%) Social Skills
4 808 (21.25%) Agile Software Development
5 733 (19.27%) Analytical Skills
6 610 (16.04%) Analytics
7 608 (15.99%) Business Intelligence
8 588 (15.46%) Microsoft
9 539 (14.17%) Problem-Solving
10 528 (13.88%) Windows
11 523 (13.75%) Business Analysis
12 517 (13.59%) Python
13 455 (11.96%) Power Platform
14 451 (11.86%) Microsoft Excel
15 445 (11.70%) Power BI
16 436 (11.46%) Tableau
17 422 (11.10%) Degree
18 373 (9.81%) Stakeholder Management
19 358 (9.41%) Banking
20 351 (9.23%) Visualisation
21 346 (9.10%) Requirements Gathering
22 342 (8.99%) Azure
23 334 (8.78%) Microsoft 365
24 333 (8.76%) Active Directory
25 332 (8.73%) ITIL
26 316 (8.31%) Data Analysis
27 259 (6.81%) User Stories
28 258 (6.78%) JIRA
29 255 (6.71%) Microsoft Office
30 252 (6.63%) 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
1 122 (3.21%) SharePoint
2 90 (2.37%) Confluence
3 54 (1.42%) MS Exchange
4 37 (0.97%) CMS
5 19 (0.50%) SAS
6 18 (0.47%) IIS
7 15 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
8 12 (0.32%) Skype for Business
8 12 (0.32%) Tomcat
9 8 (0.21%) Apache Airflow
9 8 (0.21%) Mendix
10 7 (0.18%) Apache
11 6 (0.16%) WebLogic
12 5 (0.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 5 (0.13%) Apache Spark
12 5 (0.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 4 (0.11%) Elasticsearch
13 4 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2010
13 4 (0.11%) Sitecore CMS
13 4 (0.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 451 (11.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 255 (6.71%) Microsoft Office
3 107 (2.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 69 (1.81%) MS Visio
5 40 (1.05%) Spreadsheet
6 19 (0.50%) Microsoft Project
7 9 (0.24%) AutoCAD
8 8 (0.21%) Revit
8 8 (0.21%) SPSS
9 7 (0.18%) Acrobat
9 7 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 6 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
10 6 (0.16%) Photoshop
11 5 (0.13%) InDesign
12 4 (0.11%) MadCap Flare
13 3 (0.079%) PlantUML
13 3 (0.079%) Stata
14 2 (0.053%) Gephi
14 2 (0.053%) InfoPath
14 2 (0.053%) Oracle Smart View
Business Applications
1 34 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (0.58%) NetSuite
3 21 (0.55%) SAP ERP
4 15 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
5 14 (0.37%) IBM Planning Analytics
6 13 (0.34%) Elite 3E
6 13 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
7 12 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
7 12 (0.32%) thinkFolio
8 9 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
9 7 (0.18%) Dynamics GP
9 7 (0.18%) HFM
9 7 (0.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 7 (0.18%) Sentinel
10 6 (0.16%) Eloqua
10 6 (0.16%) Hyperion Planning
10 6 (0.16%) Magento
10 6 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
11 5 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 5 (0.13%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 455 (11.96%) Power Platform
2 342 (8.99%) Azure
3 334 (8.78%) Microsoft 365
4 177 (4.65%) AWS
5 102 (2.68%) GCP
6 97 (2.55%) SaaS
7 74 (1.95%) Google Analytics
8 54 (1.42%) Dynamics 365
9 48 (1.26%) Snowflake
10 38 (1.00%) Azure Active Directory
11 30 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
11 30 (0.79%) PowerApps
12 26 (0.68%) Collibra
13 24 (0.63%) GitHub
14 23 (0.60%) Adobe Analytics
15 18 (0.47%) Azure Data Factory
15 18 (0.47%) dbt
16 17 (0.45%) IaaS
17 16 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Cloud
17 16 (0.42%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 117 (3.08%) Firewall
2 101 (2.66%) VPN
3 65 (1.71%) DNS
4 62 (1.63%) TCP/IP
5 53 (1.39%) LAN
6 52 (1.37%) DHCP
7 47 (1.24%) WAN
8 40 (1.05%) Network Security
9 36 (0.95%) Intrusion Detection
10 35 (0.92%) Internet
11 29 (0.76%) Broadband
12 27 (0.71%) Wireless
13 25 (0.66%) Intranet
14 22 (0.58%) FIX Connectivity
15 18 (0.47%) IP Telephony
16 17 (0.45%) SAN
17 16 (0.42%) HTTP
18 15 (0.39%) Cisco IOS
18 15 (0.39%) MPLS
19 14 (0.37%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 445 (11.70%) Power BI
2 436 (11.46%) Tableau
3 242 (6.36%) SQL Server
4 210 (5.52%) Data Warehouse
5 159 (4.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 141 (3.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 109 (2.87%) Relational Database
8 94 (2.47%) Big Data
9 72 (1.89%) BigQuery
10 62 (1.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 53 (1.39%) Data Mining
12 51 (1.34%) Amazon Redshift
12 51 (1.34%) Looker
13 33 (0.87%) BusinessObjects
14 31 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
15 27 (0.71%) Data Lake
16 25 (0.66%) QlikView
17 24 (0.63%) RDBMS
18 22 (0.58%) MySQL
19 21 (0.55%) Data Vault
Development Applications
1 258 (6.78%) JIRA
2 38 (1.00%) Selenium
3 34 (0.89%) Git (software)
4 27 (0.71%) Postman
5 14 (0.37%) Cucumber
6 12 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 11 (0.29%) WebDriver
8 8 (0.21%) Metasploit
9 7 (0.18%) Ranorex
10 6 (0.16%) Cypress.io
10 6 (0.16%) Jenkins
10 6 (0.16%) Snyk
11 5 (0.13%) Balsamiq
11 5 (0.13%) Eclipse
12 4 (0.11%) Browser DevTools
12 4 (0.11%) SpecFlow
12 4 (0.11%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (0.11%) Visual Studio
13 3 (0.079%) Toad
13 3 (0.079%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1,481 (38.94%) Finance
2 1,083 (28.48%) Social Skills
3 733 (19.27%) Analytical Skills
4 358 (9.41%) Banking
5 222 (5.84%) Marketing
6 190 (5.00%) Front Office
7 179 (4.71%) Legal
8 154 (4.05%) Law
8 154 (4.05%) Presentation Skills
9 136 (3.58%) Retail
10 100 (2.63%) Advertising
11 97 (2.55%) Organisational Skills
12 95 (2.50%) Investment Banking
13 83 (2.18%) Back Office
14 71 (1.87%) Influencing Skills
15 67 (1.76%) Public Sector
16 62 (1.63%) Financial Institution
17 56 (1.47%) Telecoms
18 53 (1.39%) Documentation Skills
19 42 (1.10%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (2.26%) XML
2 66 (1.74%) .NET
3 64 (1.68%) FIX Protocol
4 51 (1.34%) Web Services
5 50 (1.31%) HTML
6 43 (1.13%) JSON
7 28 (0.74%) REST
8 27 (0.71%) Middleware
9 25 (0.66%) CSS
10 20 (0.53%) EDI
11 19 (0.50%) Swagger
12 15 (0.39%) Kafka
13 14 (0.37%) Murex MxML
14 13 (0.34%) RESTful
15 12 (0.32%) D3.js
16 11 (0.29%) Gherkin
17 10 (0.26%) AngularJS
18 9 (0.24%) HTML5
18 9 (0.24%) Vue.js
19 8 (0.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 195 (5.13%) Management Information System
2 191 (5.02%) Derivative
3 150 (3.94%) Equities
4 134 (3.52%) Self-Motivation
5 117 (3.08%) User Experience
6 106 (2.79%) Fixed Income
7 90 (2.37%) Hedge funds
8 89 (2.34%) Reinsurance
9 78 (2.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 75 (1.97%) Equity Derivative
11 64 (1.68%) Data Structures
12 41 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
13 38 (1.00%) Credit Risk
14 37 (0.97%) Mobile App
14 37 (0.97%) Replication
14 37 (0.97%) Social Media
15 36 (0.95%) Data Centre
16 33 (0.87%) iPhone
17 31 (0.82%) Analytical Mindset
17 31 (0.82%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 528 (13.88%) Windows
2 222 (5.84%) Windows 10
3 164 (4.31%) Linux
3 164 (4.31%) Windows Server
4 90 (2.37%) Unix
5 81 (2.13%) Windows 7
6 51 (1.34%) Android
7 38 (1.00%) Apple iOS
7 38 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 36 (0.95%) Mac OS
9 30 (0.79%) Windows Server 2016
10 26 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
11 20 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 18 (0.47%) CentOS
13 16 (0.42%) Mac OS X
14 14 (0.37%) Ubuntu
15 12 (0.32%) Solaris
15 12 (0.32%) Windows Server 2019
16 10 (0.26%) Windows XP
17 9 (0.24%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 808 (21.25%) Agile Software Development
2 610 (16.04%) Analytics
3 608 (15.99%) Business Intelligence
4 539 (14.17%) Problem-Solving
5 523 (13.75%) Business Analysis
6 373 (9.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 351 (9.23%) Visualisation
8 346 (9.10%) Requirements Gathering
9 332 (8.73%) ITIL
10 316 (8.31%) Data Analysis
11 259 (6.81%) User Stories
12 252 (6.63%) Data Modelling
13 250 (6.57%) Data Visualisation
14 222 (5.84%) Project Management
15 211 (5.55%) Scrum
16 192 (5.05%) Cybersecurity
17 191 (5.02%) ETL
18 188 (4.94%) Investment Management
18 188 (4.94%) Mathematics
19 175 (4.60%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 1,225 (32.21%) SQL
2 517 (13.59%) Python
3 144 (3.79%) PowerShell
4 128 (3.37%) R
5 117 (3.08%) Java
6 96 (2.52%) C#
7 92 (2.42%) VBA
8 85 (2.24%) T-SQL
9 75 (1.97%) JavaScript
10 53 (1.39%) Bash Shell
11 51 (1.34%) C
12 47 (1.24%) C++
13 39 (1.03%) Perl
14 26 (0.68%) PL/SQL
15 21 (0.55%) VB
16 19 (0.50%) LookML
17 18 (0.47%) Shell Script
18 16 (0.42%) Ruby
19 15 (0.39%) MATLAB
20 13 (0.34%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 422 (11.10%) Degree
2 56 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 56 (1.47%) Security Cleared
3 46 (1.21%) ISEB
4 44 (1.16%) SC Cleared
5 43 (1.13%) CISSP
5 43 (1.13%) Numerate Degree
6 38 (1.00%) Computer Science Degree
7 37 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
8 27 (0.71%) CISM
9 26 (0.68%) CompTIA Security+
10 25 (0.66%) IIBA
10 25 (0.66%) MCSA
10 25 (0.66%) MCSE
11 23 (0.60%) A+ Certification
11 23 (0.60%) CCNA
11 23 (0.60%) SSCP
12 21 (0.55%) CEH
13 19 (0.50%) CISA
14 17 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 206 (5.42%) QA
2 168 (4.42%) Data Quality
3 92 (2.42%) GDPR
4 86 (2.26%) SLA
5 76 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 62 (1.63%) PMO
7 49 (1.29%) MiFID
8 45 (1.18%) COBIT
9 33 (0.87%) Cyber Essentials
10 25 (0.66%) NIST
11 24 (0.63%) IFRS
11 24 (0.63%) Solvency II
12 23 (0.60%) PCI DSS
13 16 (0.42%) EMIR
14 15 (0.39%) Actionable Recommendations
15 14 (0.37%) Accessibility
15 14 (0.37%) GRC
16 8 (0.21%) COREP
16 8 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 7 (0.18%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 333 (8.76%) Active Directory
2 62 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (0.66%) XenApp
4 18 (0.47%) Hyper-V
5 17 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
6 14 (0.37%) Docker
6 14 (0.37%) vSphere
7 11 (0.29%) XenDesktop
8 9 (0.24%) Snort
9 8 (0.21%) Squid
10 7 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 5 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (0.079%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (0.053%) Apache Flume
13 2 (0.053%) BitLocker
13 2 (0.053%) DFS Replication
13 2 (0.053%) Terminal Services
14 1 (0.026%) KVM
14 1 (0.026%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 69 (1.81%) SCCM
2 39 (1.03%) Microsoft Intune
3 22 (0.58%) Kubernetes
4 20 (0.53%) Control-M
5 19 (0.50%) Single Sign-On
6 16 (0.42%) Nessus
7 14 (0.37%) Jamf Pro
8 13 (0.34%) Nagios
9 10 (0.26%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 9 (0.24%) FortiGate
10 9 (0.24%) Nexpose
11 8 (0.21%) Prometheus
11 8 (0.21%) QRadar
11 8 (0.21%) Suricata
12 5 (0.13%) Grafana
12 5 (0.13%) Kibana
12 5 (0.13%) Puppet
13 4 (0.11%) Ansible
13 4 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
13 4 (0.11%) Terraform
Vendors
1 588 (15.46%) Microsoft
2 185 (4.86%) Google
3 158 (4.15%) Oracle
4 122 (3.21%) Cisco
5 118 (3.10%) SAP
6 106 (2.79%) VMware
7 99 (2.60%) Citrix
8 97 (2.55%) ServiceNow
9 86 (2.26%) Salesforce.com
10 63 (1.66%) Alteryx
10 63 (1.66%) Bloomberg
11 59 (1.55%) Adobe
12 50 (1.31%) Informatica
13 45 (1.18%) Red Hat
14 41 (1.08%) IBM
15 38 (1.00%) iManage
16 28 (0.74%) Splunk
17 27 (0.71%) SolarWinds
18 26 (0.68%) Reuters
19 25 (0.66%) HP