Period
to 21 October 2021

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 32 22 15
Rank change year-on-year -10 -7 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 4,279 1,882 6,423
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 8.43% 9.53% 11.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.43% 10.18% 12.37%
Number of salaries quoted 3,508 1,659 5,378
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £27,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +15.79% -5.00%
75th Percentile £67,500 £72,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £87,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -

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 45,356 18,485 51,908
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 89.39% 93.58% 95.00%
Number of salaries quoted 31,141 15,696 42,761
10th Percentile £41,000 £41,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £63,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +7.14% +5.00%
75th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £81,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £105,000 £97,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +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 21 October 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 21 October 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 0 900 £55,000 +4.76% 157
West London -15 159 £43,000 - 21
South London +33 128 £40,000 -11.11% 12
East London -2 61 £50,000 +11.11% 30
North London -4 25 £47,500 +5.56% 8
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 1,545 (36.11%) Finance
2 1,399 (32.69%) SQL
3 1,346 (31.46%) Social Skills
4 1,012 (23.65%) Agile Software Development
5 812 (18.98%) Analytical Skills
6 726 (16.97%) Microsoft
7 700 (16.36%) Business Intelligence
8 692 (16.17%) Analytics
9 643 (15.03%) Problem-Solving
10 586 (13.69%) Windows
11 573 (13.39%) Business Analysis
12 541 (12.64%) Microsoft Excel
13 526 (12.29%) Python
14 522 (12.20%) Power Platform
15 508 (11.87%) Power BI
16 490 (11.45%) Degree
17 465 (10.87%) Tableau
18 447 (10.45%) Stakeholder Management
19 445 (10.40%) Microsoft 365
20 427 (9.98%) Banking
21 416 (9.72%) Azure
22 413 (9.65%) Requirements Gathering
23 403 (9.42%) Visualisation
24 395 (9.23%) Active Directory
25 394 (9.21%) User Stories
26 367 (8.58%) ITIL
27 336 (7.85%) Microsoft Office
28 320 (7.48%) JIRA
29 317 (7.41%) Data Modelling
30 301 (7.03%) Data Analysis

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
1 155 (3.62%) SharePoint
2 132 (3.08%) Confluence
3 67 (1.57%) MS Exchange
4 52 (1.22%) CMS
5 49 (1.15%) SAS
6 31 (0.72%) IIS
7 20 (0.47%) Tomcat
8 15 (0.35%) Apache
8 15 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
9 14 (0.33%) Mendix
9 14 (0.33%) Skype for Business
10 11 (0.26%) Apache Airflow
11 8 (0.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 8 (0.19%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 8 (0.19%) WebLogic
12 7 (0.16%) WebSphere
13 5 (0.12%) Apache Spark
14 4 (0.093%) Drupal
14 4 (0.093%) JBoss
14 4 (0.093%) WordPress
Applications
1 541 (12.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 336 (7.85%) Microsoft Office
3 137 (3.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 91 (2.13%) MS Visio
5 26 (0.61%) Microsoft Project
6 18 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
7 13 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 12 (0.28%) SPSS
9 9 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
10 6 (0.14%) Acrobat
11 5 (0.12%) Oracle Smart View
11 5 (0.12%) Photoshop
12 4 (0.093%) Chatbot
12 4 (0.093%) InDesign
12 4 (0.093%) PlantUML
12 4 (0.093%) SketchUp
12 4 (0.093%) Stata
13 2 (0.047%) Open Workbench
14 1 (0.023%) InfoPath
14 1 (0.023%) Revit
Business Applications
1 38 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (0.61%) SAP ERP
3 24 (0.56%) NetSuite
4 20 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
5 17 (0.40%) IBM Planning Analytics
6 15 (0.35%) SAP MM
7 14 (0.33%) Workday HCM
8 12 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
9 11 (0.26%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 11 (0.26%) Sentinel
10 10 (0.23%) SAP SD
10 10 (0.23%) thinkFolio
11 9 (0.21%) SAP APO
12 8 (0.19%) Distributed Ledger
12 8 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
12 8 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
13 7 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
14 6 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
14 6 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
14 6 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 522 (12.20%) Power Platform
2 445 (10.40%) Microsoft 365
3 416 (9.72%) Azure
4 211 (4.93%) AWS
5 125 (2.92%) SaaS
6 116 (2.71%) Google Analytics
7 104 (2.43%) GCP
8 59 (1.38%) Snowflake
9 48 (1.12%) Dynamics 365
10 47 (1.10%) Azure Active Directory
11 38 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
11 38 (0.89%) Serverless
12 36 (0.84%) Collibra
13 33 (0.77%) dbt
13 33 (0.77%) PowerApps
14 30 (0.70%) Adobe Analytics
15 29 (0.68%) Google Data Studio
16 26 (0.61%) OneDrive
17 24 (0.56%) GitHub
17 24 (0.56%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 134 (3.13%) Firewall
2 94 (2.20%) DNS
2 94 (2.20%) VPN
3 88 (2.06%) TCP/IP
4 78 (1.82%) DHCP
5 59 (1.38%) LAN
6 54 (1.26%) Broadband
7 47 (1.10%) WAN
8 46 (1.08%) Internet
9 45 (1.05%) Intranet
10 40 (0.93%) Wireless
11 33 (0.77%) Network Security
12 26 (0.61%) Intrusion Detection
13 24 (0.56%) SAN
14 21 (0.49%) IP Telephony
15 17 (0.40%) FIX Connectivity
15 17 (0.40%) Skype
16 16 (0.37%) HTTP
16 16 (0.37%) Remote Desktop
17 15 (0.35%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 508 (11.87%) Power BI
2 465 (10.87%) Tableau
3 284 (6.64%) SQL Server
4 259 (6.05%) Data Warehouse
5 134 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 131 (3.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 120 (2.80%) Big Data
8 115 (2.69%) Relational Database
9 80 (1.87%) Looker
10 72 (1.68%) BigQuery
11 62 (1.45%) BusinessObjects
11 62 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 57 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
13 46 (1.08%) QlikView
14 42 (0.98%) Amazon Redshift
15 41 (0.96%) MySQL
16 40 (0.93%) Data Mining
17 34 (0.79%) Crystal Reports
18 32 (0.75%) Data Vault
19 28 (0.65%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 320 (7.48%) JIRA
2 51 (1.19%) Selenium
3 38 (0.89%) Git (software)
4 28 (0.65%) Postman
5 25 (0.58%) Jenkins
6 17 (0.40%) WebDriver
7 14 (0.33%) Cucumber
7 14 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (0.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 10 (0.23%) Cypress.io
10 9 (0.21%) Balsamiq
11 8 (0.19%) GitLab
11 8 (0.19%) JUnit
11 8 (0.19%) RStudio
11 8 (0.19%) Visual Studio
12 7 (0.16%) JMeter
12 7 (0.16%) SpecFlow
13 6 (0.14%) Eclipse
13 6 (0.14%) Maven
14 5 (0.12%) Metasploit
General
1 1,545 (36.11%) Finance
2 1,346 (31.46%) Social Skills
3 812 (18.98%) Analytical Skills
4 427 (9.98%) Banking
5 226 (5.28%) Marketing
6 221 (5.16%) Legal
7 197 (4.60%) Retail
8 177 (4.14%) Law
9 169 (3.95%) Presentation Skills
10 139 (3.25%) Front Office
11 130 (3.04%) Organisational Skills
12 119 (2.78%) Investment Banking
13 111 (2.59%) Advertising
14 83 (1.94%) Influencing Skills
15 81 (1.89%) Public Sector
16 72 (1.68%) Telecoms
17 70 (1.64%) Back Office
18 61 (1.43%) Financial Institution
19 60 (1.40%) Documentation Skills
20 49 (1.15%) Inclusion and Diversity
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (2.08%) XML
2 73 (1.71%) .NET
3 69 (1.61%) Web Services
4 67 (1.57%) FIX Protocol
5 59 (1.38%) HTML
6 42 (0.98%) JSON
7 41 (0.96%) REST
8 32 (0.75%) CSS
9 28 (0.65%) Middleware
10 23 (0.54%) Kafka
10 23 (0.54%) React
11 22 (0.51%) AngularJS
12 21 (0.49%) Gherkin
13 20 (0.47%) SOAP
14 17 (0.40%) Spring
15 16 (0.37%) HTML5
16 14 (0.33%) CSS3
16 14 (0.33%) RESTful
16 14 (0.33%) Swagger
16 14 (0.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 220 (5.14%) Management Information System
2 186 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
3 166 (3.88%) User Experience
4 120 (2.80%) Derivative
5 109 (2.55%) Fixed Income
6 105 (2.45%) Reinsurance
7 92 (2.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 77 (1.80%) Equities
9 69 (1.61%) Social Media
10 62 (1.45%) Credit Risk
10 62 (1.45%) Data Structures
11 58 (1.36%) Mobile App
12 57 (1.33%) Video Conferencing
13 46 (1.08%) Virtual Team
14 44 (1.03%) Hedge funds
15 38 (0.89%) iPhone
16 37 (0.86%) Algorithms
17 35 (0.82%) Analytical Mindset
18 27 (0.63%) Data Centre
18 27 (0.63%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 586 (13.69%) Windows
2 245 (5.73%) Windows 10
3 191 (4.46%) Linux
4 166 (3.88%) Windows Server
5 84 (1.96%) Unix
6 68 (1.59%) Android
6 68 (1.59%) Windows 7
7 57 (1.33%) Apple iOS
7 57 (1.33%) Mac OS
8 46 (1.08%) Windows Server 2016
9 45 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
10 28 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
11 25 (0.58%) Mac OS X
12 18 (0.42%) CentOS
13 15 (0.35%) Windows Server 2019
14 14 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 14 (0.33%) Ubuntu
15 12 (0.28%) SUSE
16 11 (0.26%) Solaris
16 11 (0.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,012 (23.65%) Agile Software Development
2 700 (16.36%) Business Intelligence
3 692 (16.17%) Analytics
4 643 (15.03%) Problem-Solving
5 573 (13.39%) Business Analysis
6 447 (10.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 413 (9.65%) Requirements Gathering
8 403 (9.42%) Visualisation
9 394 (9.21%) User Stories
10 367 (8.58%) ITIL
11 317 (7.41%) Data Modelling
12 301 (7.03%) Data Analysis
13 294 (6.87%) Data Visualisation
14 284 (6.64%) Project Management
15 253 (5.91%) Scrum
16 222 (5.19%) User Acceptance Testing
17 220 (5.14%) SDLC
18 219 (5.12%) ETL
19 208 (4.86%) Change Management
20 207 (4.84%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 1,399 (32.69%) SQL
2 526 (12.29%) Python
3 171 (4.00%) R
4 165 (3.86%) PowerShell
5 138 (3.23%) Java
6 121 (2.83%) C#
7 108 (2.52%) JavaScript
8 84 (1.96%) T-SQL
9 77 (1.80%) VBA
10 73 (1.71%) C
11 56 (1.31%) Bash Shell
11 56 (1.31%) C++
12 43 (1.00%) Perl
13 25 (0.58%) MATLAB
14 23 (0.54%) VB
15 22 (0.51%) LookML
15 22 (0.51%) PHP
16 20 (0.47%) PL/SQL
16 20 (0.47%) Shell Script
17 19 (0.44%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 490 (11.45%) Degree
2 72 (1.68%) Computer Science Degree
3 64 (1.50%) ISEB
4 60 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
4 60 (1.40%) Security Cleared
5 54 (1.26%) CISSP
6 40 (0.93%) SC Cleared
7 31 (0.72%) ISTQB
7 31 (0.72%) Numerate Degree
8 30 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
8 30 (0.70%) MCSE
9 26 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
10 25 (0.58%) CISM
11 23 (0.54%) IIBA
12 21 (0.49%) CCNA
12 21 (0.49%) MCSA
13 20 (0.47%) CISA
14 17 (0.40%) CBAP
15 15 (0.35%) Network+ Certification
15 15 (0.35%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 262 (6.12%) QA
2 185 (4.32%) Data Quality
3 110 (2.57%) SLA
4 101 (2.36%) GDPR
5 91 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 76 (1.78%) PMO
7 51 (1.19%) NIST
8 38 (0.89%) GRC
9 35 (0.82%) Cyber Essentials
10 32 (0.75%) MiFID
11 27 (0.63%) Accessibility
12 25 (0.58%) COBIT
12 25 (0.58%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 24 (0.56%) PCI DSS
13 24 (0.56%) Solvency II
14 16 (0.37%) IFRS
15 15 (0.35%) EMIR
16 12 (0.28%) Actionable Recommendations
16 12 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 11 (0.26%) SOC 2
System Software
1 395 (9.23%) Active Directory
2 73 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (0.77%) XenApp
4 22 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
5 20 (0.47%) Hyper-V
5 20 (0.47%) vSphere
6 11 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (0.23%) Docker
8 9 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
9 8 (0.19%) XenDesktop
10 6 (0.14%) Snort
11 5 (0.12%) Squid
12 2 (0.047%) DFS Replication
12 2 (0.047%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.047%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.023%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.023%) iptables
13 1 (0.023%) KVM
13 1 (0.023%) MetaFrame
13 1 (0.023%) NFS
Systems Management
1 82 (1.92%) SCCM
2 53 (1.24%) Microsoft Intune
3 38 (0.89%) Kubernetes
4 24 (0.56%) Terraform
5 22 (0.51%) Jamf Pro
6 21 (0.49%) Nagios
7 20 (0.47%) Ansible
8 13 (0.30%) FortiGate
8 13 (0.30%) Single Sign-On
9 12 (0.28%) Control-M
10 9 (0.21%) Prometheus
11 8 (0.19%) Nessus
11 8 (0.19%) WSUS
12 6 (0.14%) Grafana
12 6 (0.14%) Nexpose
12 6 (0.14%) QRadar
13 5 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
13 5 (0.12%) Puppet
13 5 (0.12%) RSA Archer
13 5 (0.12%) Scalr
Vendors
1 726 (16.97%) Microsoft
2 232 (5.42%) Google
3 193 (4.51%) Oracle
4 152 (3.55%) SAP
5 151 (3.53%) Salesforce.com
6 122 (2.85%) ServiceNow
7 118 (2.76%) VMware
8 116 (2.71%) Citrix
9 110 (2.57%) Cisco
10 79 (1.85%) Adobe
11 69 (1.61%) Alteryx
11 69 (1.61%) Bloomberg
12 58 (1.36%) iManage
13 52 (1.22%) Informatica
14 47 (1.10%) Red Hat
15 46 (1.08%) IBM
16 32 (0.75%) Remedy
17 30 (0.70%) Intapp
18 29 (0.68%) Charles River
18 29 (0.68%) Sophos