Period
to 11 December 2018

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 9 7
Rank change year-on-year -2 -2 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 8,353 10,105 10,367
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 12.55% 13.61% 14.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.16% 14.36% 14.58%
Number of salaries quoted 6,896 7,863 8,999
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 £75,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 63,449 70,382 71,081
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.34% 94.77% 96.04%
Number of salaries quoted 52,082 55,791 61,160
London median annual salary £60,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.83% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,625 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 0 1,924 £51,000 +2.00% 245
West London +6 448 £45,000 +12.50% 111
South London +6 306 £40,000 +3.38% 26
East London +9 130 £41,000 -3.53% 42
North London -8 28 £47,750 +16.46% 9
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 3,006 (35.99%) Finance
2 2,314 (27.70%) SQL
3 1,873 (22.42%) Agile Software Development
4 1,565 (18.74%) Microsoft
5 1,502 (17.98%) Windows
6 1,396 (16.71%) Analytical Skills
7 1,378 (16.50%) Business Analysis
8 1,200 (14.37%) Problem-Solving
9 1,142 (13.67%) Degree
10 1,061 (12.70%) Banking
11 963 (11.53%) ITIL
12 927 (11.10%) Stakeholder Management
13 884 (10.58%) Microsoft Office
14 871 (10.43%) Active Directory
15 808 (9.67%) Microsoft Excel
16 802 (9.60%) Project Management
17 750 (8.98%) Business Intelligence
18 747 (8.94%) Analytics
19 744 (8.91%) SQL Server
20 619 (7.41%) QA
21 578 (6.92%) Scrum
22 571 (6.84%) Office 365
23 570 (6.82%) User Stories
24 538 (6.44%) Retail
25 519 (6.21%) Python
26 514 (6.15%) Data Analysis
27 503 (6.02%) Linux
28 498 (5.96%) User Acceptance Testing
29 493 (5.90%) Windows Server
30 490 (5.87%) Oracle

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
1 301 (3.60%) SharePoint
2 258 (3.09%) MS Exchange
3 139 (1.66%) Confluence
4 134 (1.60%) SAS
5 83 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
5 83 (0.99%) IIS
6 80 (0.96%) Skype for Business
7 70 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2013
8 54 (0.65%) JBoss
9 47 (0.56%) Tomcat
10 42 (0.50%) CMS
11 34 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
12 28 (0.34%) WebSphere
13 27 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
14 25 (0.30%) Apache
15 21 (0.25%) Apache Spark
15 21 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2007
15 21 (0.25%) GlassFish
16 19 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
17 13 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 884 (10.58%) Microsoft Office
2 808 (9.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 264 (3.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 222 (2.66%) MS Visio
5 100 (1.20%) Microsoft Project
6 65 (0.78%) SPSS
7 31 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
8 13 (0.16%) Mingle
9 11 (0.13%) Stata
10 9 (0.11%) Photoshop
11 5 (0.060%) AutoCAD
12 4 (0.048%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 4 (0.048%) Camtasia
12 4 (0.048%) InfoPath
13 3 (0.036%) 3ds Max
13 3 (0.036%) Acrobat
14 2 (0.024%) MicroStation
14 2 (0.024%) Open Workbench
15 1 (0.012%) GIMP
15 1 (0.012%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 128 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 70 (0.84%) thinkFolio
3 43 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
4 39 (0.47%) Temenos T24
5 38 (0.45%) Magento
6 28 (0.34%) NetSuite
7 27 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
8 24 (0.29%) SAP FI
8 24 (0.29%) SAP Hybris
9 23 (0.28%) SAP CO
10 22 (0.26%) FastStats
10 22 (0.26%) SAP FI/CO
11 21 (0.25%) Markit EDM
12 20 (0.24%) LatentZero
12 20 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 18 (0.22%) Workday HCM
14 17 (0.20%) Elite 3E
15 15 (0.18%) Cognos TM1
15 15 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
15 15 (0.18%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 571 (6.84%) Office 365
2 290 (3.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 158 (1.89%) SaaS
4 154 (1.84%) Amazon AWS
5 113 (1.35%) Google Analytics
6 51 (0.61%) Dynamics 365
7 42 (0.50%) Mimecast
8 41 (0.49%) Adobe Analytics
9 40 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
10 35 (0.42%) PaaS
11 32 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
12 31 (0.37%) G Suite
13 29 (0.35%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
14 26 (0.31%) GitHub
15 25 (0.30%) Google Tag Manager
16 21 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
17 18 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Cloud
17 18 (0.22%) Salesforce Service Cloud
18 17 (0.20%) IaaS
19 16 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 311 (3.72%) Firewall
2 271 (3.24%) TCP/IP
3 190 (2.27%) LAN
4 182 (2.18%) WAN
5 179 (2.14%) DNS
6 162 (1.94%) DHCP
7 145 (1.74%) VPN
8 139 (1.66%) Internet
9 127 (1.52%) Network Security
10 78 (0.93%) Skype
11 66 (0.79%) Intrusion Detection
12 64 (0.77%) VoIP
13 63 (0.75%) SAN
14 56 (0.67%) Wireless
15 47 (0.56%) VLAN
16 33 (0.40%) Intranet
16 33 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
17 31 (0.37%) Unified Communications
18 29 (0.35%) Remote Desktop
19 25 (0.30%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 744 (8.91%) SQL Server
2 407 (4.87%) Data Warehouse
3 333 (3.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 316 (3.78%) Power BI
5 260 (3.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 244 (2.92%) Relational Database
7 169 (2.02%) Big Data
8 140 (1.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 127 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
10 105 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
11 92 (1.10%) RDBMS
12 85 (1.02%) Oracle Database
13 79 (0.95%) Hadoop
14 78 (0.93%) Crystal Reports
15 67 (0.80%) Data Mining
15 67 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
16 66 (0.79%) QlikView
17 64 (0.77%) MySQL
18 58 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
19 50 (0.60%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 382 (4.57%) JIRA
2 257 (3.08%) Selenium
3 116 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
4 108 (1.29%) Cucumber
5 99 (1.19%) Git (software)
6 88 (1.05%) Jenkins
7 87 (1.04%) WebDriver
8 75 (0.90%) Visual Studio
9 63 (0.75%) SpecFlow
10 59 (0.71%) JMeter
11 54 (0.65%) Eclipse
12 53 (0.63%) TeamCity
13 51 (0.61%) Subversion
14 46 (0.55%) SoapUI
15 36 (0.43%) LoadRunner
16 30 (0.36%) Maven
16 30 (0.36%) Octopus Deploy
17 29 (0.35%) WinDbg
18 27 (0.32%) HP UFT
19 25 (0.30%) Appium
General
1 3,006 (35.99%) Finance
2 1,061 (12.70%) Banking
3 538 (6.44%) Retail
4 436 (5.22%) Marketing
5 405 (4.85%) Legal
6 374 (4.48%) Law
7 343 (4.11%) Front Office
8 264 (3.16%) Back Office
9 244 (2.92%) Investment Banking
10 215 (2.57%) Advertising
11 164 (1.96%) Telecoms
12 151 (1.81%) Games
13 126 (1.51%) Financial Institution
14 83 (0.99%) Publishing
15 54 (0.65%) Manufacturing
16 48 (0.57%) Retail Banking
17 34 (0.41%) Electronics
18 33 (0.40%) Billing
18 33 (0.40%) French Language
19 32 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 396 (4.74%) .NET
2 228 (2.73%) HTML
3 168 (2.01%) XML
4 130 (1.56%) CSS
5 129 (1.54%) Web Services
6 117 (1.40%) FIX Protocol
7 103 (1.23%) ASP.NET
8 99 (1.19%) REST
9 84 (1.01%) JSON
10 72 (0.86%) SOAP
11 61 (0.73%) jQuery
12 56 (0.67%) AngularJS
13 53 (0.63%) ASP.NET MVC
14 40 (0.48%) .NET Framework
15 39 (0.47%) Ajax
16 37 (0.44%) Gherkin
16 37 (0.44%) Kafka
17 36 (0.43%) Middleware
17 36 (0.43%) React
18 34 (0.41%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1,396 (16.71%) Analytical Skills
2 354 (4.24%) Fintech
3 344 (4.12%) Management Information System
4 271 (3.24%) Derivative
5 270 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 249 (2.98%) Equities
7 232 (2.78%) Fixed Income
8 210 (2.51%) Self-Motivation
9 192 (2.30%) User Experience
10 167 (2.00%) Hedge funds
11 135 (1.62%) Reinsurance
12 113 (1.35%) Mobile App
13 112 (1.34%) SWIFT
14 96 (1.15%) Data Structures
15 93 (1.11%) Virtual Team
16 82 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
17 73 (0.87%) Data Centre
18 72 (0.86%) Analytical Mindset
18 72 (0.86%) iPhone
19 70 (0.84%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1,502 (17.98%) Windows
2 503 (6.02%) Linux
3 493 (5.90%) Windows Server
4 409 (4.90%) Unix
5 388 (4.65%) Windows 7
6 357 (4.27%) Windows 10
7 206 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
8 189 (2.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 93 (1.11%) Android
10 82 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 76 (0.91%) Mac OS X
12 62 (0.74%) Apple iOS
13 57 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
14 37 (0.44%) Solaris
15 35 (0.42%) Mac OS
16 29 (0.35%) Windows 8
17 28 (0.34%) Windows XP
18 25 (0.30%) CentOS
19 17 (0.20%) SUSE
19 17 (0.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,873 (22.42%) Agile Software Development
2 1,378 (16.50%) Business Analysis
3 1,200 (14.37%) Problem-Solving
4 963 (11.53%) ITIL
5 927 (11.10%) Stakeholder Management
6 802 (9.60%) Project Management
7 750 (8.98%) Business Intelligence
8 747 (8.94%) Analytics
9 578 (6.92%) Scrum
10 570 (6.82%) User Stories
11 514 (6.15%) Data Analysis
12 498 (5.96%) User Acceptance Testing
13 476 (5.70%) SDLC
14 475 (5.69%) Change Management
15 462 (5.53%) CRM
16 425 (5.09%) Information Security
16 425 (5.09%) Test Automation
17 374 (4.48%) Waterfall
18 368 (4.41%) Decision-Making
19 356 (4.26%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 2,314 (27.70%) SQL
2 519 (6.21%) Python
3 421 (5.04%) C#
4 401 (4.80%) Java
5 356 (4.26%) PowerShell
6 274 (3.28%) JavaScript
7 245 (2.93%) T-SQL
8 223 (2.67%) R
9 168 (2.01%) VBA
10 150 (1.80%) Shell Script
11 145 (1.74%) PL/SQL
12 141 (1.69%) C++
13 128 (1.53%) Perl
14 114 (1.36%) Bash Shell
15 98 (1.17%) C
16 63 (0.75%) PHP
17 60 (0.72%) VB
18 55 (0.66%) VB.NET
19 49 (0.59%) VBScript
20 47 (0.56%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1,142 (13.67%) Degree
2 251 (3.00%) ISEB
3 183 (2.19%) CISSP
4 170 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
5 132 (1.58%) ISTQB
6 124 (1.48%) Security Cleared
7 114 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
8 113 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
9 98 (1.17%) CISA
10 90 (1.08%) CISM
11 85 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
12 78 (0.93%) CEH
13 72 (0.86%) SC Cleared
14 67 (0.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 65 (0.78%) GIAC
16 59 (0.71%) MCSE
17 54 (0.65%) SANS
18 47 (0.56%) CCNA
19 46 (0.55%) IIBA
19 46 (0.55%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 619 (7.41%) QA
2 248 (2.97%) Data Quality
3 247 (2.96%) SLA
4 213 (2.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 193 (2.31%) PMO
6 122 (1.46%) GDPR
7 65 (0.78%) MiFID
8 60 (0.72%) COBIT
9 51 (0.61%) Cyber Essentials
10 47 (0.56%) SEPA
11 40 (0.48%) PCI DSS
12 38 (0.45%) Solvency II
13 30 (0.36%) EMIR
14 24 (0.29%) ISO 9001
15 23 (0.28%) Dodd-Frank
15 23 (0.28%) ISO 20022
16 17 (0.20%) IFRS
16 17 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
17 13 (0.16%) GxP
17 13 (0.16%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 871 (10.43%) Active Directory
2 195 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (0.65%) XenApp
4 42 (0.50%) Docker
4 42 (0.50%) Hyper-V
5 31 (0.37%) vSphere
6 19 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
7 16 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
7 16 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
8 15 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
8 15 (0.18%) Xen
9 14 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
10 12 (0.14%) DFS Replication
10 12 (0.14%) Terminal Server
11 11 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 10 (0.12%) XenDesktop
13 9 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
14 5 (0.060%) VMware Server
15 4 (0.048%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 4 (0.048%) Snort
Systems Management
1 224 (2.68%) SCCM
2 68 (0.81%) Control-M
3 46 (0.55%) Nagios
4 44 (0.53%) Ansible
4 44 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
5 43 (0.51%) Puppet
6 39 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
7 36 (0.43%) Perfmon
8 32 (0.38%) Kubernetes
9 25 (0.30%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 25 (0.30%) Nessus
10 24 (0.29%) AirWatch
11 21 (0.25%) HP ALM
12 20 (0.24%) BMC PATROL
13 19 (0.23%) CSIRT
14 18 (0.22%) SCOM
15 17 (0.20%) Salt
16 15 (0.18%) EnCase
17 14 (0.17%) Backup Exec
18 13 (0.16%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1,565 (18.74%) Microsoft
2 490 (5.87%) Oracle
3 351 (4.20%) Tableau
4 308 (3.69%) VMware
5 302 (3.62%) Citrix
6 294 (3.52%) SAP
7 248 (2.97%) Salesforce.com
8 225 (2.69%) Cisco
9 207 (2.48%) Google
10 132 (1.58%) ServiceNow
11 118 (1.41%) Adobe
11 118 (1.41%) Bloomberg
12 111 (1.33%) IBM
13 106 (1.27%) Apple
14 104 (1.25%) HP
15 81 (0.97%) CheckPoint
16 76 (0.91%) Charles River
17 74 (0.89%) Red Hat
17 74 (0.89%) Sybase
18 70 (0.84%) Reuters