Period
to 21 August 2018

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 21 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 9 7
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 8,747 10,320 12,065
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 12.66% 13.97% 14.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.25% 14.71% 15.55%
Number of salaries quoted 7,123 8,008 10,659
London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -2.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,750 £27,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 65,999 70,156 77,593
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.53% 94.98% 96.16%
Number of salaries quoted 53,553 55,544 67,440
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £86,250
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 21 August 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 August 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 2,078 £50,000 - 210
West London +5 438 £45,000 +5.88% 100
South London +2 323 £42,500 +6.25% 29
East London +17 142 £41,000 +2.50% 33
North London -9 39 £42,500 -1.73% 9
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 3,192 (36.49%) Finance
2 2,283 (26.10%) SQL
3 1,846 (21.10%) Agile Software Development
4 1,650 (18.86%) Microsoft
5 1,462 (16.71%) Windows
6 1,442 (16.49%) Analytical Skills
7 1,426 (16.30%) Business Analysis
8 1,396 (15.96%) Degree
9 1,152 (13.17%) Problem-Solving
10 1,028 (11.75%) Banking
11 951 (10.87%) ITIL
12 906 (10.36%) Active Directory
13 898 (10.27%) Microsoft Office
14 877 (10.03%) SQL Server
15 845 (9.66%) Stakeholder Management
16 833 (9.52%) Microsoft Excel
17 759 (8.68%) Project Management
18 704 (8.05%) Analytics
19 693 (7.92%) Business Intelligence
20 627 (7.17%) Retail
21 584 (6.68%) Scrum
22 578 (6.61%) QA
23 567 (6.48%) SDLC
24 547 (6.25%) Data Analysis
25 517 (5.91%) Oracle
26 502 (5.74%) Office 365
27 495 (5.66%) User Stories
28 489 (5.59%) Change Management
29 484 (5.53%) Legal
30 475 (5.43%) User Acceptance Testing

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
1 342 (3.91%) MS Exchange
2 238 (2.72%) SharePoint
3 150 (1.71%) Confluence
4 140 (1.60%) SAS
5 105 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
6 102 (1.17%) Skype for Business
7 98 (1.12%) IIS
8 76 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
9 60 (0.69%) JBoss
10 57 (0.65%) Tomcat
11 49 (0.56%) CMS
12 48 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
13 41 (0.47%) Apache
14 32 (0.37%) WebSphere
15 31 (0.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 29 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
17 27 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
18 25 (0.29%) WebLogic
19 22 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
20 19 (0.22%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 898 (10.27%) Microsoft Office
2 833 (9.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 276 (3.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 241 (2.76%) MS Visio
5 92 (1.05%) Microsoft Project
6 60 (0.69%) SPSS
7 40 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
8 10 (0.11%) Photoshop
9 9 (0.10%) Acrobat
9 9 (0.10%) Stata
10 7 (0.080%) Mingle
11 5 (0.057%) AutoCAD
11 5 (0.057%) Camtasia
12 3 (0.034%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 3 (0.034%) EViews
12 3 (0.034%) InDesign
12 3 (0.034%) InfoPath
13 1 (0.011%) GIMP
13 1 (0.011%) MicroStation
13 1 (0.011%) Moqups
Business Applications
1 93 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 79 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
3 78 (0.89%) Dynamics NAV
4 67 (0.77%) NetSuite
5 42 (0.48%) Markit EDM
6 33 (0.38%) thinkFolio
7 31 (0.35%) Elite 3E
8 29 (0.33%) Magento
9 21 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
10 20 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 19 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
11 19 (0.22%) SAP FI
12 18 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
12 18 (0.21%) SAP CO
12 18 (0.21%) SAP MM
13 17 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
13 17 (0.19%) SAP SD
14 16 (0.18%) Cognos TM1
14 16 (0.18%) SAP Hybris
15 13 (0.15%) Actimize
Cloud Services
1 502 (5.74%) Office 365
2 260 (2.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 148 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
3 148 (1.69%) SaaS
4 127 (1.45%) Google Analytics
5 63 (0.72%) Adobe Analytics
6 55 (0.63%) Mimecast
7 52 (0.59%) Dynamics 365
8 40 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
9 33 (0.38%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 30 (0.34%) Slack
11 26 (0.30%) PaaS
11 26 (0.30%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 25 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
12 25 (0.29%) GitHub
13 21 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 20 (0.23%) SuccessFactors
15 18 (0.21%) G Suite
16 17 (0.19%) IaaS
17 13 (0.15%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 386 (4.41%) Firewall
2 280 (3.20%) LAN
3 257 (2.94%) TCP/IP
4 252 (2.88%) WAN
5 193 (2.21%) DNS
6 183 (2.09%) VPN
7 150 (1.71%) Network Security
8 129 (1.47%) DHCP
8 129 (1.47%) Internet
9 101 (1.15%) Skype
10 99 (1.13%) SAN
11 88 (1.01%) VoIP
12 73 (0.83%) VLAN
13 69 (0.79%) Intrusion Detection
14 68 (0.78%) Wireless
15 65 (0.74%) Unified Communications
16 52 (0.59%) WLAN
17 48 (0.55%) Wi-Fi
18 47 (0.54%) Intranet
19 46 (0.53%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 877 (10.03%) SQL Server
2 365 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
3 311 (3.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 256 (2.93%) Power BI
4 256 (2.93%) Relational Database
5 251 (2.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 236 (2.70%) Big Data
7 180 (2.06%) BusinessObjects
8 122 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 107 (1.22%) Hadoop
10 98 (1.12%) Crystal Reports
11 92 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
12 86 (0.98%) MySQL
12 86 (0.98%) Oracle Database
13 77 (0.88%) QlikView
14 75 (0.86%) RDBMS
15 67 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
16 62 (0.71%) Data Mining
17 61 (0.70%) MongoDB
18 59 (0.67%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 447 (5.11%) JIRA
2 230 (2.63%) Selenium
3 128 (1.46%) Cucumber
4 99 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 78 (0.89%) WebDriver
6 68 (0.78%) Git (software)
7 66 (0.75%) Jenkins
8 57 (0.65%) JMeter
9 54 (0.62%) Visual Studio
10 45 (0.51%) SpecFlow
11 44 (0.50%) Maven
12 42 (0.48%) TestRail
13 39 (0.45%) LoadRunner
14 35 (0.40%) Eclipse
15 34 (0.39%) Subversion
16 33 (0.38%) SoapUI
17 31 (0.35%) Appium
18 27 (0.31%) HP UFT
19 23 (0.26%) TeamCity
19 23 (0.26%) WinDbg
General
1 3,192 (36.49%) Finance
2 1,028 (11.75%) Banking
3 627 (7.17%) Retail
4 484 (5.53%) Legal
5 425 (4.86%) Front Office
6 406 (4.64%) Marketing
7 394 (4.50%) Law
8 270 (3.09%) Investment Banking
9 265 (3.03%) Back Office
10 255 (2.92%) Advertising
11 164 (1.87%) Games
12 153 (1.75%) Financial Institution
13 150 (1.71%) Telecoms
14 92 (1.05%) Publishing
15 58 (0.66%) Retail Banking
16 54 (0.62%) Corporate Banking
17 50 (0.57%) Manufacturing
18 48 (0.55%) Billing
19 41 (0.47%) French Language
20 37 (0.42%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 337 (3.85%) .NET
2 223 (2.55%) XML
3 196 (2.24%) HTML
4 182 (2.08%) FIX Protocol
5 127 (1.45%) Web Services
6 122 (1.39%) CSS
7 75 (0.86%) REST
8 71 (0.81%) SOAP
9 63 (0.72%) ASP.NET
10 62 (0.71%) Mason
11 55 (0.63%) AngularJS
12 53 (0.61%) Middleware
12 53 (0.61%) RESTful
13 52 (0.59%) JSON
14 48 (0.55%) .NET Framework
15 43 (0.49%) React
16 38 (0.43%) jQuery
17 36 (0.41%) Spring
18 28 (0.32%) HTML5
19 27 (0.31%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1,442 (16.49%) Analytical Skills
2 433 (4.95%) Computer Science
3 362 (4.14%) Fintech
4 349 (3.99%) Management Information System
5 300 (3.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 297 (3.40%) Derivative
7 257 (2.94%) Equities
8 234 (2.68%) Hedge funds
9 221 (2.53%) Fixed Income
10 204 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
11 201 (2.30%) User Experience
12 100 (1.14%) Mobile App
13 99 (1.13%) Data Centre
14 96 (1.10%) Virtual Team
15 90 (1.03%) Blackberry
15 90 (1.03%) Cyberthreat
15 90 (1.03%) iPhone
16 89 (1.02%) Data Structures
17 80 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
17 80 (0.91%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 1,462 (16.71%) Windows
2 457 (5.22%) Windows Server
3 451 (5.16%) Linux
4 431 (4.93%) Windows 7
5 399 (4.56%) Unix
6 384 (4.39%) Windows 10
7 206 (2.36%) Windows Server 2008
8 199 (2.28%) Windows Server 2012
9 109 (1.25%) Android
10 65 (0.74%) Apple iOS
10 65 (0.74%) Mac OS X
11 58 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
12 54 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 43 (0.49%) Windows 8
14 41 (0.47%) Solaris
15 38 (0.43%) Mac OS
16 34 (0.39%) Windows XP
17 25 (0.29%) AIX
18 16 (0.18%) CentOS
19 12 (0.14%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,846 (21.10%) Agile Software Development
2 1,426 (16.30%) Business Analysis
3 1,152 (13.17%) Problem-Solving
4 951 (10.87%) ITIL
5 845 (9.66%) Stakeholder Management
6 759 (8.68%) Project Management
7 704 (8.05%) Analytics
8 693 (7.92%) Business Intelligence
9 584 (6.68%) Scrum
10 567 (6.48%) SDLC
11 547 (6.25%) Data Analysis
12 495 (5.66%) User Stories
13 489 (5.59%) Change Management
14 475 (5.43%) User Acceptance Testing
15 462 (5.28%) Information Security
16 431 (4.93%) CRM
17 428 (4.89%) Test Automation
18 375 (4.29%) Asset Management
19 371 (4.24%) Mathematics
20 345 (3.94%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2,283 (26.10%) SQL
2 456 (5.21%) Java
3 420 (4.80%) Python
4 405 (4.63%) C#
5 312 (3.57%) PowerShell
6 272 (3.11%) T-SQL
7 255 (2.92%) JavaScript
8 237 (2.71%) VBA
9 164 (1.87%) R
10 156 (1.78%) C++
11 127 (1.45%) Shell Script
12 125 (1.43%) PL/SQL
13 118 (1.35%) C
14 104 (1.19%) Bash Shell
15 99 (1.13%) Perl
16 69 (0.79%) VB
17 54 (0.62%) VBScript
18 47 (0.54%) MATLAB
19 38 (0.43%) Ruby
20 36 (0.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1,396 (15.96%) Degree
2 224 (2.56%) ISEB
3 206 (2.36%) CISSP
4 174 (1.99%) Computer Science Degree
5 137 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
6 133 (1.52%) ISTQB
7 131 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
8 130 (1.49%) Security Cleared
9 117 (1.34%) CISM
10 111 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
11 87 (0.99%) SC Cleared
12 86 (0.98%) CISA
13 69 (0.79%) CCNA
14 60 (0.69%) CEH
14 60 (0.69%) PhD
15 57 (0.65%) MCSE
16 55 (0.63%) CCNP
16 55 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 55 (0.63%) Master's Degree
16 55 (0.63%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 578 (6.61%) QA
2 234 (2.68%) SLA
3 231 (2.64%) Data Quality
4 214 (2.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 164 (1.87%) GDPR
6 157 (1.79%) PMO
7 92 (1.05%) MiFID
8 85 (0.97%) PCI DSS
9 64 (0.73%) COBIT
10 52 (0.59%) Cyber Essentials
11 31 (0.35%) IFRS
12 29 (0.33%) SEPA
13 28 (0.32%) EMIR
14 26 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 22 (0.25%) Solvency II
16 16 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 15 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
17 15 (0.17%) GAAP
18 14 (0.16%) IFRS 9
18 14 (0.16%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 906 (10.36%) Active Directory
2 232 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 68 (0.78%) XenApp
4 49 (0.56%) Hyper-V
5 37 (0.42%) Docker
5 37 (0.42%) vSphere
6 30 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
7 25 (0.29%) XenDesktop
8 23 (0.26%) DFS Replication
9 22 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
9 22 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
10 20 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
11 17 (0.19%) Terminal Server
12 16 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
13 12 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 9 (0.10%) Xen
15 8 (0.091%) Snort
15 8 (0.091%) VMware ESXi
16 5 (0.057%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
17 4 (0.046%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 224 (2.56%) SCCM
2 48 (0.55%) Control-M
3 47 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
4 41 (0.47%) Nagios
5 32 (0.37%) Perfmon
6 26 (0.30%) HP ALM
7 25 (0.29%) Puppet
8 22 (0.25%) Cisco CUCM
8 22 (0.25%) Single Sign-On
9 21 (0.24%) Nessus
10 20 (0.23%) Kubernetes
11 19 (0.22%) AirWatch
11 19 (0.22%) Ansible
11 19 (0.22%) QRadar
11 19 (0.22%) SCOM
12 17 (0.19%) WSUS
13 16 (0.18%) Kibana
14 15 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
15 12 (0.14%) BMC PATROL
16 11 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1,650 (18.86%) Microsoft
2 517 (5.91%) Oracle
3 366 (4.18%) Citrix
4 357 (4.08%) VMware
5 331 (3.78%) Tableau
6 290 (3.32%) Cisco
7 283 (3.24%) Salesforce.com
8 269 (3.08%) SAP
9 182 (2.08%) Google
10 149 (1.70%) ServiceNow
11 139 (1.59%) Adobe
12 122 (1.39%) Bloomberg
13 120 (1.37%) Apple
14 110 (1.26%) HP
15 102 (1.17%) IBM
16 93 (1.06%) iManage
17 84 (0.96%) WorldPay
18 79 (0.90%) Splunk
19 77 (0.88%) Sybase
20 74 (0.85%) CheckPoint