Period
to 22 October 2019

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 22 October 2019.

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
22 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 14 13 9
Rank change year-on-year -1 -4 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 6,403 8,439 10,288
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 11.73% 12.40% 13.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.35% 13.02% 14.65%
Number of salaries quoted 5,346 7,022 7,871
London median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £73,750
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 51,842 64,830 70,248
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.97% 95.26% 94.67%
Number of salaries quoted 42,236 52,990 54,945
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,125 £33,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £93,750 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +5.26%

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 22 October 2019.

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 22 October 2019. 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 -4 1,637 £50,000 - 189
South London -1 356 £40,000 - 35
West London 0 330 £42,500 -5.56% 75
East London +2 102 £41,000 +1.23% 22
North London +7 72 £40,000 -11.11% 7
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 2019, 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 2,013 (31.44%) Finance
2 1,767 (27.60%) SQL
3 1,468 (22.93%) Agile Software Development
4 1,212 (18.93%) Windows
5 1,200 (18.74%) Microsoft
6 1,041 (16.26%) Analytical Skills
7 861 (13.45%) Business Intelligence
8 829 (12.95%) Business Analysis
9 815 (12.73%) Active Directory
10 765 (11.95%) Problem-Solving
11 741 (11.57%) Analytics
12 722 (11.28%) Office 365
13 696 (10.87%) Degree
14 653 (10.20%) SQL Server
15 642 (10.03%) Microsoft Excel
16 640 (10.00%) ITIL
17 620 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
18 598 (9.34%) Microsoft Office
19 494 (7.72%) User Stories
20 490 (7.65%) Banking
21 463 (7.23%) Power Platform
22 447 (6.98%) Power BI
23 436 (6.81%) Oracle
24 430 (6.72%) Windows 10
25 428 (6.68%) Python
26 427 (6.67%) Management Information System
27 424 (6.62%) Windows Server
28 417 (6.51%) Visualisation
29 415 (6.48%) Project Management
30 414 (6.47%) Tableau

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
1 226 (3.53%) SharePoint
2 176 (2.75%) MS Exchange
3 104 (1.62%) Skype for Business
4 97 (1.51%) SAS
5 94 (1.47%) Confluence
6 90 (1.41%) IIS
7 84 (1.31%) CMS
8 51 (0.80%) Tomcat
9 48 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
10 47 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2013
11 44 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
12 26 (0.41%) WordPress
13 23 (0.36%) Apache
14 19 (0.30%) IBM Notes
15 17 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
15 17 (0.27%) Umbraco
16 16 (0.25%) Apache Spark
16 16 (0.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 16 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
17 12 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 642 (10.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 598 (9.34%) Microsoft Office
3 157 (2.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 138 (2.16%) MS Visio
5 49 (0.77%) Microsoft Project
6 40 (0.62%) SPSS
7 24 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
8 15 (0.23%) Stata
9 5 (0.078%) Acrobat
9 5 (0.078%) Chatbot
10 4 (0.062%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 4 (0.062%) Gliffy
11 3 (0.047%) EViews
12 2 (0.031%) 3ds Max
12 2 (0.031%) AutoCAD
12 2 (0.031%) InDesign
12 2 (0.031%) MicroStation
13 1 (0.016%) Adobe Illustrator
13 1 (0.016%) Mathematica
13 1 (0.016%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 123 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 85 (1.33%) Dynamics AX
3 55 (0.86%) thinkFolio
4 43 (0.67%) NetSuite
5 31 (0.48%) Payment Gateway
6 23 (0.36%) Markit EDM
6 23 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
6 23 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 21 (0.33%) SAP Business One
8 18 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 18 (0.28%) SAP HR
9 17 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
9 17 (0.27%) Oracle Receivables
10 16 (0.25%) Elite 3E
10 16 (0.25%) FastStats
10 16 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
10 16 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
10 16 (0.25%) SAP Hybris
10 16 (0.25%) SimCorp Dimension
11 15 (0.23%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 722 (11.28%) Office 365
2 463 (7.23%) Power Platform
3 379 (5.92%) Azure
4 175 (2.73%) AWS
5 135 (2.11%) SaaS
6 93 (1.45%) Google Analytics
7 78 (1.22%) Dynamics 365
8 58 (0.91%) Adobe Analytics
9 46 (0.72%) Azure Active Directory
10 44 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
11 39 (0.61%) GCP
12 34 (0.53%) OneDrive
13 30 (0.47%) PowerApps
14 21 (0.33%) G Suite
15 17 (0.27%) Google Tag Manager
16 15 (0.23%) PaaS
16 15 (0.23%) Salesforce Service Cloud
17 14 (0.22%) IaaS
18 13 (0.20%) Microsoft Flow
18 13 (0.20%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 247 (3.86%) Firewall
2 204 (3.19%) LAN
3 201 (3.14%) WAN
4 195 (3.05%) TCP/IP
5 156 (2.44%) DNS
6 138 (2.16%) DHCP
7 114 (1.78%) Skype
8 104 (1.62%) VPN
9 99 (1.55%) Network Security
10 95 (1.48%) VoIP
11 60 (0.94%) Internet
11 60 (0.94%) Wireless
12 41 (0.64%) Wi-Fi
13 40 (0.62%) SAN
14 39 (0.61%) HTTP
15 36 (0.56%) Intranet
16 32 (0.50%) FTP
17 30 (0.47%) VLAN
18 27 (0.42%) MPLS
19 26 (0.41%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 653 (10.20%) SQL Server
2 447 (6.98%) Power BI
3 357 (5.58%) Data Warehouse
4 305 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 247 (3.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 149 (2.33%) Relational Database
7 124 (1.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 101 (1.58%) Big Data
9 99 (1.55%) QlikView
10 93 (1.45%) BusinessObjects
11 62 (0.97%) Oracle Database
12 60 (0.94%) RDBMS
13 52 (0.81%) Looker
14 46 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
15 40 (0.62%) Crystal Reports
16 37 (0.58%) Amazon Redshift
16 37 (0.58%) NoSQL
16 37 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
17 36 (0.56%) Data Lake
18 35 (0.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 364 (5.68%) JIRA
2 122 (1.91%) Selenium
3 84 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
4 61 (0.95%) Git (software)
5 53 (0.83%) Cucumber
6 47 (0.73%) SoapUI
6 47 (0.73%) SpecFlow
7 39 (0.61%) Octopus Deploy
8 38 (0.59%) Visual Studio
9 37 (0.58%) Jenkins
10 33 (0.52%) WebDriver
11 31 (0.48%) JMeter
12 20 (0.31%) LoadRunner
12 20 (0.31%) NUnit
13 19 (0.30%) Oracle Forms
14 15 (0.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 13 (0.20%) Subversion
16 12 (0.19%) Visual Studio Team System
17 11 (0.17%) TeamCity
18 8 (0.12%) TestRail
General
1 2,013 (31.44%) Finance
2 490 (7.65%) Banking
3 404 (6.31%) Retail
4 345 (5.39%) Marketing
5 276 (4.31%) Law
6 261 (4.08%) Front Office
7 175 (2.73%) Legal
8 161 (2.51%) Back Office
9 82 (1.28%) Investment Banking
10 79 (1.23%) Advertising
11 75 (1.17%) Telecoms
12 74 (1.16%) Public Sector
13 56 (0.87%) Financial Institution
14 54 (0.84%) Publishing
15 48 (0.75%) Games
16 41 (0.64%) Local Government
17 40 (0.62%) Retail Banking
18 38 (0.59%) Manufacturing
19 32 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
20 30 (0.47%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 311 (4.86%) .NET
2 173 (2.70%) XML
3 129 (2.01%) HTML
4 102 (1.59%) ASP.NET
5 96 (1.50%) REST
6 88 (1.37%) CSS
7 71 (1.11%) Web Services
8 69 (1.08%) FIX Protocol
9 59 (0.92%) SOAP
10 58 (0.91%) JSON
11 46 (0.72%) RESTful
12 44 (0.69%) Middleware
13 41 (0.64%) XSD
14 36 (0.56%) Ajax
15 28 (0.44%) WCF
16 26 (0.41%) ASP.NET Web API
17 25 (0.39%) ASP.NET MVC
18 24 (0.37%) FpML
18 24 (0.37%) jQuery
19 22 (0.34%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1,041 (16.26%) Analytical Skills
2 427 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 166 (2.59%) Equities
4 165 (2.58%) Derivative
5 163 (2.55%) Self-Motivation
6 147 (2.30%) User Experience
7 140 (2.19%) Fixed Income
8 137 (2.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 111 (1.73%) Video Conferencing
10 91 (1.42%) Reinsurance
11 88 (1.37%) Greenfield Project
12 76 (1.19%) Hedge funds
13 64 (1.00%) iPhone
14 63 (0.98%) Data Centre
15 57 (0.89%) Data Structures
16 54 (0.84%) Mobile App
17 53 (0.83%) Blackberry
17 53 (0.83%) Security Operations Centre
18 52 (0.81%) Smartphone
19 47 (0.73%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1,212 (18.93%) Windows
2 430 (6.72%) Windows 10
3 424 (6.62%) Windows Server
4 319 (4.98%) Windows 7
5 267 (4.17%) Linux
6 197 (3.08%) Unix
7 185 (2.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 148 (2.31%) Android
9 88 (1.37%) Apple iOS
10 75 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
11 66 (1.03%) Windows 8
12 57 (0.89%) Mac OS
13 32 (0.50%) Mac OS X
14 14 (0.22%) Windows Vista
15 12 (0.19%) Solaris
15 12 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
16 10 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 9 (0.14%) VMS
18 7 (0.11%) Windows XP
19 6 (0.094%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,468 (22.93%) Agile Software Development
2 861 (13.45%) Business Intelligence
3 829 (12.95%) Business Analysis
4 765 (11.95%) Problem-Solving
5 741 (11.57%) Analytics
6 640 (10.00%) ITIL
7 620 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
8 494 (7.72%) User Stories
9 417 (6.51%) Visualisation
10 415 (6.48%) Project Management
11 395 (6.17%) Scrum
11 395 (6.17%) User Acceptance Testing
12 344 (5.37%) CRM
13 326 (5.09%) Fintech
14 324 (5.06%) Asset Management
14 324 (5.06%) SDLC
15 321 (5.01%) Information Security
16 309 (4.83%) Data Analysis
17 283 (4.42%) Change Management
18 280 (4.37%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1,767 (27.60%) SQL
2 428 (6.68%) Python
3 290 (4.53%) C#
4 274 (4.28%) Java
5 239 (3.73%) T-SQL
6 218 (3.40%) PowerShell
7 182 (2.84%) VBA
8 167 (2.61%) R
9 158 (2.47%) JavaScript
10 86 (1.34%) C
11 78 (1.22%) PL/SQL
12 50 (0.78%) VB
13 49 (0.77%) Bash Shell
14 48 (0.75%) Perl
15 43 (0.67%) C++
16 37 (0.58%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 33 (0.52%) PHP
18 30 (0.47%) VB.NET
19 28 (0.44%) RPG
20 27 (0.42%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 696 (10.87%) Degree
2 122 (1.91%) CISSP
3 109 (1.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 108 (1.69%) Security Cleared
5 96 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
6 94 (1.47%) Computer Science Degree
7 92 (1.44%) ISEB
8 83 (1.30%) CISM
9 80 (1.25%) CCNA
10 61 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
11 58 (0.91%) MCSE
12 47 (0.73%) SC Cleared
13 42 (0.66%) CISA
14 41 (0.64%) MCP
15 37 (0.58%) PhD
16 36 (0.56%) ISTQB
17 31 (0.48%) Numerate Degree
18 30 (0.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 30 (0.47%) SANS
19 28 (0.44%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 324 (5.06%) QA
2 200 (3.12%) SLA
3 199 (3.11%) Data Quality
3 199 (3.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 125 (1.95%) GDPR
5 89 (1.39%) PCI DSS
6 81 (1.27%) PMO
7 56 (0.87%) NIST
8 48 (0.75%) Cyber Essentials
9 26 (0.41%) COBIT
10 23 (0.36%) EMIR
10 23 (0.36%) MiFID
11 20 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 18 (0.28%) Actionable Recommendations
13 15 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 13 (0.20%) Solvency II
15 12 (0.19%) IFRS
16 10 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
16 10 (0.16%) PSD2
17 9 (0.14%) ISO 31000
System Software
1 815 (12.73%) Active Directory
2 136 (2.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 73 (1.14%) Hyper-V
4 65 (1.02%) XenApp
5 55 (0.86%) XenDesktop
6 39 (0.61%) vSphere
7 28 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
8 22 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
9 21 (0.33%) Virtual Desktop
10 16 (0.25%) Forefront TMG
11 11 (0.17%) Docker
12 6 (0.094%) BitLocker
12 6 (0.094%) Terminal Services
13 4 (0.062%) Apache Flume
13 4 (0.062%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 4 (0.062%) VMware Workstation
14 3 (0.047%) Microsoft App-V
15 2 (0.031%) Snort
15 2 (0.031%) Virtual Servers
16 1 (0.016%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 227 (3.55%) SCCM
2 40 (0.62%) Microsoft Intune
3 36 (0.56%) Nessus
4 32 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
5 28 (0.44%) Control-M
6 24 (0.37%) QRadar
7 22 (0.34%) WSUS
8 21 (0.33%) Automic
9 17 (0.27%) AirWatch
9 17 (0.27%) Ansible
10 16 (0.25%) FortiGate
11 15 (0.23%) WebSphere Cast Iron
12 11 (0.17%) CSIRT
13 10 (0.16%) Nagios
13 10 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
14 9 (0.14%) Puppet
15 8 (0.12%) Backup Exec
15 8 (0.12%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
15 8 (0.12%) Jamf Pro
16 7 (0.11%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 1,200 (18.74%) Microsoft
2 436 (6.81%) Oracle
3 414 (6.47%) Tableau
4 304 (4.75%) SAP
5 283 (4.42%) VMware
6 278 (4.34%) Citrix
7 195 (3.05%) Salesforce.com
8 183 (2.86%) ServiceNow
9 162 (2.53%) Cisco
10 148 (2.31%) Google
11 112 (1.75%) Adobe
12 94 (1.47%) IBM
13 86 (1.34%) Apple
14 79 (1.23%) Bloomberg
15 72 (1.12%) HP
16 71 (1.11%) Splunk
17 70 (1.09%) Charles River
18 60 (0.94%) JD Edwards
19 59 (0.92%) Workday
20 57 (0.89%) CheckPoint