Period
to 2 December 2020

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 2 December 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
2 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 21 14 12
Rank change year-on-year -7 -2 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 2,034 6,200 8,212
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 9.13% 11.50% 12.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.76% 12.12% 13.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1,925 5,257 6,950
Median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £75,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -3.61% +3.75%

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 20,845 51,151 62,985
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.61% 94.90% 95.34%
Number of salaries quoted 17,588 41,610 51,781
Median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £35,000 £33,120
90th Percentile £102,500 £97,500 £93,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 -5 515 £52,500 +5.00% 42
West London -9 64 £43,500 -2.25% 12
South London -33 43 £44,750 +11.88% 6
East London 0 29 £44,135 +3.69% 14
North London -2 13 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 December 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.

1 787 (38.69%) Finance
2 647 (31.81%) SQL
3 453 (22.27%) Agile Software Development
4 348 (17.11%) Business Analysis
5 329 (16.18%) Microsoft
6 306 (15.04%) Analytical Skills
7 269 (13.23%) Business Intelligence
8 266 (13.08%) Python
9 262 (12.88%) Windows
10 251 (12.34%) Degree
11 209 (10.28%) Analytics
12 206 (10.13%) Stakeholder Management
13 195 (9.59%) SQL Server
14 189 (9.29%) Azure
15 184 (9.05%) AWS
16 179 (8.80%) Requirements Gathering
17 175 (8.60%) Power Platform
18 173 (8.51%) Active Directory
18 173 (8.51%) Data Analysis
19 170 (8.36%) Tableau
20 168 (8.26%) Banking
21 164 (8.06%) Power BI
22 160 (7.87%) Front Office
23 158 (7.77%) Microsoft Excel
23 158 (7.77%) Office 365
23 158 (7.77%) Problem-Solving
24 154 (7.57%) Information Security
25 153 (7.52%) User Stories
26 147 (7.23%) ITIL
27 143 (7.03%) Asset Management

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 91 (4.47%) SharePoint
2 53 (2.61%) Confluence
3 41 (2.02%) MS Exchange
4 18 (0.88%) CMS
5 10 (0.49%) IIS
5 10 (0.49%) SAS
5 10 (0.49%) Skype for Business
6 6 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (0.20%) Apache Airflow
8 3 (0.15%) ArcGIS
8 3 (0.15%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.098%) Apache
9 2 (0.098%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.098%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.098%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.098%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.098%) WordPress
10 1 (0.049%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.049%) Appian
10 1 (0.049%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 158 (7.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 112 (5.51%) Microsoft Office
3 38 (1.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 33 (1.62%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.25%) AutoCAD
7 5 (0.25%) Revit
8 3 (0.15%) Chatbot
8 3 (0.15%) SPSS
9 2 (0.098%) GNU Octave
10 1 (0.049%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.049%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 83 (4.08%) Markit EDM
2 76 (3.74%) Eagle PACE
3 51 (2.51%) PolarLake
4 29 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
5 16 (0.79%) SAP SD
6 13 (0.64%) Oracle Applications
7 10 (0.49%) Northgate Housing
8 9 (0.44%) Endur
8 9 (0.44%) iTrent
9 8 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
9 8 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 6 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
10 6 (0.29%) Oracle Payables
10 6 (0.29%) Sentinel
11 5 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
11 5 (0.25%) Oracle Internet Expenses
11 5 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
11 5 (0.25%) Sage X3
11 5 (0.25%) SAP MM
11 5 (0.25%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 189 (9.29%) Azure
2 184 (9.05%) AWS
3 175 (8.60%) Power Platform
4 158 (7.77%) Office 365
5 51 (2.51%) GCP
6 42 (2.06%) Google Analytics
7 37 (1.82%) SaaS
8 21 (1.03%) Azure Active Directory
9 15 (0.74%) Azure Data Factory
10 12 (0.59%) G Suite
11 11 (0.54%) Dynamics 365
11 11 (0.54%) IaaS
11 11 (0.54%) OneDrive
12 10 (0.49%) Serverless
13 9 (0.44%) Amazon S3
13 9 (0.44%) PowerApps
14 8 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
15 7 (0.34%) Google Tag Manager
15 7 (0.34%) PaaS
16 6 (0.29%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 78 (3.83%) Firewall
2 39 (1.92%) VPN
3 37 (1.82%) Intrusion Detection
4 36 (1.77%) LAN
5 33 (1.62%) WAN
6 31 (1.52%) DNS
6 31 (1.52%) TCP/IP
7 26 (1.28%) Network Security
8 22 (1.08%) DHCP
9 20 (0.98%) Wi-Fi
10 18 (0.88%) Intranet
11 16 (0.79%) VoIP
12 13 (0.64%) SAN
13 11 (0.54%) Skype
14 10 (0.49%) Cisco IOS
14 10 (0.49%) NetScaler
14 10 (0.49%) SSL
15 9 (0.44%) Internet
15 9 (0.44%) WebEx
16 7 (0.34%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 195 (9.59%) SQL Server
2 170 (8.36%) Tableau
3 164 (8.06%) Power BI
4 102 (5.01%) Data Warehouse
5 82 (4.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 80 (3.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 53 (2.61%) Relational Database
8 35 (1.72%) Looker
9 30 (1.47%) Big Data
9 30 (1.47%) BigQuery
10 28 (1.38%) BusinessObjects
11 26 (1.28%) Data Lake
12 24 (1.18%) MySQL
13 22 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 18 (0.88%) QlikView
15 14 (0.69%) Azure SQL Database
16 13 (0.64%) Data Mining
16 13 (0.64%) MS Access
16 13 (0.64%) SAP BW
16 13 (0.64%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 133 (6.54%) JIRA
2 57 (2.80%) Selenium
3 33 (1.62%) Cucumber
4 16 (0.79%) Postman
5 15 (0.74%) TestRail
6 14 (0.69%) Git (software)
7 10 (0.49%) Appium
7 10 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (0.44%) Cypress.io
8 9 (0.44%) Eclipse
8 9 (0.44%) JMeter
8 9 (0.44%) WebDriver
9 7 (0.34%) HP UFT
10 6 (0.29%) LoadRunner
11 5 (0.25%) Jenkins
11 5 (0.25%) Rational DOORS
11 5 (0.25%) TestComplete
11 5 (0.25%) Visual Studio
11 5 (0.25%) Visual Studio Team System
12 3 (0.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 787 (38.69%) Finance
2 168 (8.26%) Banking
3 160 (7.87%) Front Office
4 128 (6.29%) Back Office
5 69 (3.39%) Retail
6 53 (2.61%) Marketing
7 50 (2.46%) Legal
8 48 (2.36%) Law
9 39 (1.92%) Advertising
10 34 (1.67%) Financial Institution
10 34 (1.67%) Telecoms
11 29 (1.43%) Investment Banking
12 23 (1.13%) Manufacturing
12 23 (1.13%) Public Sector
13 18 (0.88%) Games
14 10 (0.49%) Electronics
14 10 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
15 9 (0.44%) Local Government
15 9 (0.44%) Social Housing
16 8 (0.39%) Police
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (4.08%) Web Services
2 51 (2.51%) .NET
3 39 (1.92%) FIX Protocol
4 27 (1.33%) Pandas
5 24 (1.18%) HTML
6 21 (1.03%) XML
7 20 (0.98%) Middleware
8 18 (0.88%) JSON
9 15 (0.74%) Gherkin
10 11 (0.54%) Node.js
10 11 (0.54%) REST
10 11 (0.54%) SAP Basis
11 9 (0.44%) AngularJS
11 9 (0.44%) EDI
11 9 (0.44%) FpML
11 9 (0.44%) SOAP
12 8 (0.39%) ADO
13 7 (0.34%) CSS
13 7 (0.34%) YAML
14 6 (0.29%) pytest
Miscellaneous
1 306 (15.04%) Analytical Skills
2 139 (6.83%) Fixed Income
3 113 (5.56%) Hedge funds
4 108 (5.31%) Equities
5 100 (4.92%) Reference Data
6 95 (4.67%) Management Information System
7 82 (4.03%) Derivative
8 61 (3.00%) Self-Motivation
9 56 (2.75%) User Experience
10 41 (2.02%) Reinsurance
11 39 (1.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 31 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
13 30 (1.47%) Cyber Kill Chain
14 27 (1.33%) Mobile App
15 24 (1.18%) Data Structures
16 22 (1.08%) Market Risk
16 22 (1.08%) SWIFT
17 20 (0.98%) Analytical Mindset
18 18 (0.88%) Cyberthreat
19 16 (0.79%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 262 (12.88%) Windows
2 88 (4.33%) Windows 10
3 84 (4.13%) Windows Server
4 80 (3.93%) Linux
5 41 (2.02%) Unix
6 21 (1.03%) Windows 7
7 18 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (0.74%) Android
9 14 (0.69%) Mac OS
10 11 (0.54%) Apple iOS
11 10 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (0.44%) Mac OS X
12 9 (0.44%) Solaris
12 9 (0.44%) Windows Server 2016
13 7 (0.34%) Windows XP
14 6 (0.29%) Ubuntu
15 5 (0.25%) CentOS
16 4 (0.20%) VMS
16 4 (0.20%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 453 (22.27%) Agile Software Development
2 348 (17.11%) Business Analysis
3 269 (13.23%) Business Intelligence
4 209 (10.28%) Analytics
5 206 (10.13%) Stakeholder Management
6 179 (8.80%) Requirements Gathering
7 173 (8.51%) Data Analysis
8 158 (7.77%) Problem-Solving
9 154 (7.57%) Information Security
10 153 (7.52%) User Stories
11 147 (7.23%) ITIL
12 143 (7.03%) Asset Management
13 141 (6.93%) Cybersecurity
14 136 (6.69%) Project Management
15 126 (6.19%) Visualisation
16 117 (5.75%) Investment Management
17 105 (5.16%) SDLC
17 105 (5.16%) User Acceptance Testing
18 104 (5.11%) Computer Science
19 103 (5.06%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 647 (31.81%) SQL
2 266 (13.08%) Python
3 80 (3.93%) R
4 71 (3.49%) Java
5 58 (2.85%) PowerShell
6 54 (2.65%) C#
6 54 (2.65%) T-SQL
7 35 (1.72%) JavaScript
8 32 (1.57%) VBA
9 30 (1.47%) C++
10 17 (0.84%) C
11 13 (0.64%) VB.NET
12 10 (0.49%) Shell Script
13 9 (0.44%) Perl
14 8 (0.39%) VB
15 7 (0.34%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 7 (0.34%) MATLAB
16 6 (0.29%) Korn
16 6 (0.29%) PL/SQL
17 5 (0.25%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 251 (12.34%) Degree
2 69 (3.39%) CISSP
3 51 (2.51%) CISM
4 48 (2.36%) Security Cleared
5 33 (1.62%) Cisco Certification
6 32 (1.57%) Computer Science Degree
7 29 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
8 27 (1.33%) ISEB
8 27 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 27 (1.33%) SC Cleared
9 25 (1.23%) CISA
10 21 (1.03%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 21 (1.03%) PhD
11 20 (0.98%) DV Cleared
12 19 (0.93%) Numerate Degree
13 15 (0.74%) CRISC
14 14 (0.69%) GCFA
14 14 (0.69%) GCIH
15 13 (0.64%) Master's Degree
16 12 (0.59%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (5.41%) QA
2 81 (3.98%) Data Quality
3 69 (3.39%) NIST
4 67 (3.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 52 (2.56%) GDPR
6 45 (2.21%) SLA
7 28 (1.38%) COBIT
8 25 (1.23%) MiFID
9 19 (0.93%) EMIR
10 15 (0.74%) Cyber Essentials
10 15 (0.74%) PMO
11 12 (0.59%) ISO 31000
11 12 (0.59%) PCI DSS
12 10 (0.49%) Dodd-Frank
12 10 (0.49%) IFRS
13 9 (0.44%) SEPA
14 7 (0.34%) ISO 20022
14 7 (0.34%) Solvency II
15 6 (0.29%) NIST 800
15 6 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 173 (8.51%) Active Directory
2 29 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.44%) vSphere
4 6 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (0.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 5 (0.25%) MetaFrame
5 5 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (0.15%) XenApp
7 2 (0.098%) BitLocker
7 2 (0.098%) Docker
7 2 (0.098%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.098%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (0.098%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.049%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 1 (0.049%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 25 (1.23%) SCCM
2 21 (1.03%) Microsoft Intune
3 10 (0.49%) CSIRT
3 10 (0.49%) WSUS
4 9 (0.44%) QRadar
5 8 (0.39%) Grafana
5 8 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
5 8 (0.39%) Packer
5 8 (0.39%) Puppet
5 8 (0.39%) Terraform
6 6 (0.29%) Cisco CUCM
7 5 (0.25%) AirWatch
7 5 (0.25%) Cisco UCCX
7 5 (0.25%) HP Data Protector
7 5 (0.25%) Single Sign-On
8 4 (0.20%) Kubernetes
9 3 (0.15%) Nessus
10 2 (0.098%) Ansible
10 2 (0.098%) Kibana
10 2 (0.098%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 329 (16.18%) Microsoft
2 127 (6.24%) Bloomberg
3 103 (5.06%) Oracle
4 66 (3.24%) Google
5 62 (3.05%) SAP
6 55 (2.70%) VMware
7 45 (2.21%) Cisco
8 44 (2.16%) Reuters
9 34 (1.67%) Citrix
10 31 (1.52%) FactSet
11 28 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
12 22 (1.08%) Informatica
13 21 (1.03%) ServiceNow
14 18 (0.88%) Red Hat
15 15 (0.74%) Apple
15 15 (0.74%) Sage
15 15 (0.74%) Splunk
16 13 (0.64%) AlienVault
17 12 (0.59%) iManage
17 12 (0.59%) Meraki