Period
to 25 March 2019

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 25 March 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
25 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 11 10 8
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 7,669 8,651 9,516
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 12.52% 12.53% 13.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.14% 13.10% 14.37%
Number of salaries quoted 6,175 7,243 8,050
London median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £72,050
England median annual salary £42,495 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.24% - -

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 58,360 66,022 66,199
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.30% 95.62% 96.06%
Number of salaries quoted 47,802 55,048 56,051
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £34,336 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £87,500
England median annual salary £51,750 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.50% +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 25 March 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 25 March 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 -1 1,887 £50,000 - 212
West London +1 336 £45,000 +12.50% 81
South London +4 266 £42,500 -5.56% 36
East London +4 107 £41,000 -8.89% 30
North London 0 26 £45,000 +12.50% 8
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 2,668 (34.79%) Finance
2 2,191 (28.57%) SQL
3 1,952 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
4 1,427 (18.61%) Windows
5 1,370 (17.86%) Microsoft
6 1,260 (16.43%) Analytical Skills
7 1,230 (16.04%) Business Analysis
8 1,133 (14.77%) Problem-Solving
9 1,038 (13.54%) Degree
10 987 (12.87%) Banking
11 902 (11.76%) ITIL
12 848 (11.06%) Active Directory
13 769 (10.03%) Analytics
14 745 (9.71%) Microsoft Office
15 733 (9.56%) Business Intelligence
16 727 (9.48%) Stakeholder Management
17 723 (9.43%) Microsoft Excel
18 678 (8.84%) Scrum
19 666 (8.68%) Project Management
20 635 (8.28%) User Stories
21 630 (8.21%) QA
22 617 (8.05%) SQL Server
23 556 (7.25%) Office 365
24 533 (6.95%) Python
25 479 (6.25%) Information Security
26 474 (6.18%) Data Analysis
27 455 (5.93%) Retail
28 449 (5.85%) User Acceptance Testing
29 448 (5.84%) Change Management
30 447 (5.83%) CRM

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
1 305 (3.98%) SharePoint
2 203 (2.65%) MS Exchange
3 126 (1.64%) Confluence
4 88 (1.15%) SAS
5 82 (1.07%) CMS
5 82 (1.07%) IIS
6 74 (0.96%) Skype for Business
7 55 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
8 46 (0.60%) WebSphere
9 40 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
10 35 (0.46%) Tomcat
11 29 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
11 29 (0.38%) JBoss
12 26 (0.34%) IBM Notes
13 23 (0.30%) EPiServer
14 20 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
15 19 (0.25%) Apache Spark
16 18 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
17 16 (0.21%) Sitecore CMS
18 15 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 745 (9.71%) Microsoft Office
2 723 (9.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 226 (2.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 187 (2.44%) MS Visio
5 73 (0.95%) Microsoft Project
6 47 (0.61%) SPSS
7 28 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
8 13 (0.17%) Stata
9 11 (0.14%) Mingle
10 10 (0.13%) Photoshop
11 5 (0.065%) AutoCAD
12 4 (0.052%) Adobe After Effects
12 4 (0.052%) Adobe Illustrator
13 3 (0.039%) Chatbot
14 2 (0.026%) 3ds Max
14 2 (0.026%) InfoPath
14 2 (0.026%) MicroStation
14 2 (0.026%) Open Workbench
15 1 (0.013%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 1 (0.013%) Revit
Business Applications
1 153 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 123 (1.60%) Temenos T24
3 108 (1.41%) thinkFolio
4 46 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
5 33 (0.43%) SAP Hybris
6 31 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
7 25 (0.33%) LatentZero
7 25 (0.33%) WebTrends
8 24 (0.31%) Markit EDM
9 21 (0.27%) FastStats
10 20 (0.26%) Distributed Ledger
10 20 (0.26%) NetSuite
11 19 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
12 18 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
13 17 (0.22%) Magento
14 15 (0.20%) LongView
14 15 (0.20%) SAP SD
15 14 (0.18%) Carpe Diem
15 14 (0.18%) Oracle General Ledger
16 13 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 556 (7.25%) Office 365
2 309 (4.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 169 (2.20%) SaaS
4 162 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
5 118 (1.54%) Google Analytics
6 57 (0.74%) Dynamics 365
6 57 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
7 37 (0.48%) Adobe Analytics
8 34 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
9 31 (0.40%) G Suite
10 29 (0.38%) Azure Active Directory
11 28 (0.37%) Google Tag Manager
12 26 (0.34%) PaaS
12 26 (0.34%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
13 20 (0.26%) Mimecast
14 19 (0.25%) IaaS
15 16 (0.21%) GitHub
16 15 (0.20%) OneDrive
17 14 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Cloud
18 11 (0.14%) AdWords
Communications & Networking
1 329 (4.29%) Firewall
2 213 (2.78%) TCP/IP
3 172 (2.24%) LAN
4 157 (2.05%) WAN
5 155 (2.02%) DNS
6 143 (1.86%) DHCP
7 134 (1.75%) VPN
8 118 (1.54%) Network Security
9 88 (1.15%) Internet
10 74 (0.96%) Skype
11 72 (0.94%) SAN
12 69 (0.90%) VoIP
13 51 (0.67%) Intranet
14 50 (0.65%) Intrusion Detection
15 46 (0.60%) Wireless
16 41 (0.53%) VLAN
17 35 (0.46%) MPLS
18 32 (0.42%) Cisco ASA
19 27 (0.35%) Remote Desktop
19 27 (0.35%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 617 (8.05%) SQL Server
2 348 (4.54%) Data Warehouse
3 315 (4.11%) Power BI
4 306 (3.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 221 (2.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 175 (2.28%) Relational Database
7 151 (1.97%) Big Data
8 110 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 82 (1.07%) BusinessObjects
10 70 (0.91%) QlikView
11 61 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
12 60 (0.78%) Hadoop
13 57 (0.74%) Data Mining
14 51 (0.67%) Oracle Database
15 50 (0.65%) RDBMS
16 48 (0.63%) MySQL
17 41 (0.53%) SQL Server 2016
18 39 (0.51%) SAP Data Services
19 37 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
20 35 (0.46%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 344 (4.49%) JIRA
2 207 (2.70%) Selenium
3 100 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 87 (1.13%) Cucumber
5 73 (0.95%) Git (software)
6 62 (0.81%) Visual Studio
7 57 (0.74%) Eclipse
8 54 (0.70%) SoapUI
9 53 (0.69%) Subversion
10 51 (0.67%) Jenkins
11 47 (0.61%) SpecFlow
12 42 (0.55%) WebDriver
13 38 (0.50%) JMeter
14 29 (0.38%) LoadRunner
15 26 (0.34%) TeamCity
16 23 (0.30%) Hudson
17 21 (0.27%) Visual Studio Team System
18 18 (0.23%) HP UFT
18 18 (0.23%) WinDbg
18 18 (0.23%) Zephyr
General
1 2,668 (34.79%) Finance
2 987 (12.87%) Banking
3 455 (5.93%) Retail
4 377 (4.92%) Law
5 370 (4.82%) Marketing
6 363 (4.73%) Legal
7 342 (4.46%) Front Office
8 235 (3.06%) Back Office
9 196 (2.56%) Investment Banking
10 189 (2.46%) Games
11 180 (2.35%) Advertising
12 123 (1.60%) Telecoms
13 110 (1.43%) Financial Institution
14 71 (0.93%) Publishing
15 68 (0.89%) Manufacturing
16 55 (0.72%) Private Banking
17 54 (0.70%) Retail Banking
18 52 (0.68%) Billing
19 42 (0.55%) German Language
20 37 (0.48%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 362 (4.72%) .NET
2 184 (2.40%) HTML
3 109 (1.42%) CSS
4 105 (1.37%) Web Services
5 103 (1.34%) ASP.NET
6 93 (1.21%) FIX Protocol
7 91 (1.19%) XML
8 80 (1.04%) JSON
9 78 (1.02%) REST
10 59 (0.77%) SOAP
11 56 (0.73%) jQuery
12 47 (0.61%) ASP.NET MVC
13 38 (0.50%) .NET Framework
14 37 (0.48%) WebSphere MQ
15 33 (0.43%) Ajax
16 29 (0.38%) AngularJS
17 28 (0.37%) Middleware
18 26 (0.34%) Servlets
19 24 (0.31%) JSP
20 23 (0.30%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1,260 (16.43%) Analytical Skills
2 441 (5.75%) Management Information System
3 358 (4.67%) Fintech
4 268 (3.49%) Equities
5 266 (3.47%) Derivative
5 266 (3.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 254 (3.31%) Fixed Income
7 210 (2.74%) User Experience
8 201 (2.62%) Self-Motivation
9 136 (1.77%) Reinsurance
10 127 (1.66%) Mobile App
11 117 (1.53%) Hedge funds
12 90 (1.17%) Virtual Team
13 83 (1.08%) iPhone
14 81 (1.06%) Video Conferencing
15 80 (1.04%) Data Structures
16 75 (0.98%) SWIFT
17 70 (0.91%) Greenfield Project
18 64 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
19 63 (0.82%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1,427 (18.61%) Windows
2 442 (5.76%) Windows Server
3 437 (5.70%) Linux
4 380 (4.96%) Windows 7
5 371 (4.84%) Windows 10
6 302 (3.94%) Unix
7 196 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 182 (2.37%) Windows Server 2012
9 112 (1.46%) Android
10 96 (1.25%) Apple iOS
11 73 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 51 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
13 49 (0.64%) Mac OS
14 43 (0.56%) Mac OS X
15 34 (0.44%) Windows 8
16 27 (0.35%) Windows XP
17 26 (0.34%) CentOS
18 16 (0.21%) Solaris
19 15 (0.20%) SUSE
19 15 (0.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,952 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
2 1,230 (16.04%) Business Analysis
3 1,133 (14.77%) Problem-Solving
4 902 (11.76%) ITIL
5 769 (10.03%) Analytics
6 733 (9.56%) Business Intelligence
7 727 (9.48%) Stakeholder Management
8 678 (8.84%) Scrum
9 666 (8.68%) Project Management
10 635 (8.28%) User Stories
11 479 (6.25%) Information Security
12 474 (6.18%) Data Analysis
13 449 (5.85%) User Acceptance Testing
14 448 (5.84%) Change Management
15 447 (5.83%) CRM
16 439 (5.72%) Decision-Making
17 427 (5.57%) SDLC
18 412 (5.37%) Asset Management
19 401 (5.23%) Computer Science
20 376 (4.90%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2,191 (28.57%) SQL
2 533 (6.95%) Python
3 404 (5.27%) C#
4 384 (5.01%) Java
5 247 (3.22%) PowerShell
6 225 (2.93%) JavaScript
7 211 (2.75%) R
8 208 (2.71%) T-SQL
9 172 (2.24%) VBA
10 121 (1.58%) C
11 120 (1.56%) C++
12 111 (1.45%) Perl
13 103 (1.34%) PL/SQL
14 95 (1.24%) Bash Shell
15 92 (1.20%) Shell Script
16 66 (0.86%) VB.NET
17 49 (0.64%) PHP
18 45 (0.59%) MATLAB
19 39 (0.51%) Ruby
20 30 (0.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1,038 (13.54%) Degree
2 223 (2.91%) ISEB
3 164 (2.14%) Computer Science Degree
4 152 (1.98%) Security Cleared
5 143 (1.86%) CISSP
6 116 (1.51%) Microsoft Certification
7 103 (1.34%) Cisco Certification
8 100 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
9 98 (1.28%) CISM
10 94 (1.23%) CISA
11 80 (1.04%) SC Cleared
12 79 (1.03%) CEH
12 79 (1.03%) ISTQB
13 71 (0.93%) CCNA
14 62 (0.81%) MCSE
15 56 (0.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 54 (0.70%) GIAC
17 46 (0.60%) SAFe Agilist
18 45 (0.59%) CCNP
19 44 (0.57%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 630 (8.21%) QA
2 262 (3.42%) Data Quality
3 240 (3.13%) SLA
4 182 (2.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 159 (2.07%) PMO
6 140 (1.83%) GDPR
7 117 (1.53%) MiFID
8 70 (0.91%) EMIR
9 55 (0.72%) SEPA
10 50 (0.65%) COBIT
11 49 (0.64%) Cyber Essentials
12 43 (0.56%) Dodd-Frank
13 42 (0.55%) PCI DSS
14 37 (0.48%) Solvency II
15 26 (0.34%) ISO 20022
16 18 (0.23%) NIST 800
17 17 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
18 14 (0.18%) PSD2
19 13 (0.17%) Actionable Recommendations
19 13 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 848 (11.06%) Active Directory
2 180 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 82 (1.07%) XenApp
4 66 (0.86%) Hyper-V
5 33 (0.43%) Virtual Desktop
6 31 (0.40%) Docker
7 30 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
8 28 (0.37%) vSphere
9 21 (0.27%) VMware Workstation
10 16 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
11 10 (0.13%) XenDesktop
12 9 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
13 8 (0.10%) NFS
14 7 (0.091%) Firmware
14 7 (0.091%) Terminal Server
15 6 (0.078%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 5 (0.065%) VMware Server
17 4 (0.052%) Microsoft App-V
17 4 (0.052%) Terminal Services
18 3 (0.039%) Xen
Systems Management
1 156 (2.03%) SCCM
2 47 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
3 41 (0.53%) Puppet
4 36 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
5 35 (0.46%) Control-M
6 30 (0.39%) Ansible
7 26 (0.34%) AirWatch
8 23 (0.30%) Nagios
9 22 (0.29%) Kubernetes
10 20 (0.26%) Jamf Pro
10 20 (0.26%) Perfmon
11 16 (0.21%) CSIRT
12 15 (0.20%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 15 (0.20%) HP ALM
13 13 (0.17%) Nessus
14 10 (0.13%) Backup Exec
14 10 (0.13%) Terraform
15 9 (0.12%) Norton AntiVirus
15 9 (0.12%) WSUS
16 8 (0.10%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 1,370 (17.86%) Microsoft
2 404 (5.27%) Oracle
3 377 (4.92%) Tableau
4 309 (4.03%) VMware
5 297 (3.87%) SAP
6 261 (3.40%) Cisco
7 237 (3.09%) Citrix
8 208 (2.71%) Google
9 204 (2.66%) Salesforce.com
10 154 (2.01%) ServiceNow
11 122 (1.59%) Charles River
12 109 (1.42%) Apple
13 102 (1.33%) HP
14 101 (1.32%) Bloomberg
15 94 (1.23%) CheckPoint
16 91 (1.19%) Adobe
17 84 (1.10%) IBM
18 83 (1.08%) Red Hat
19 79 (1.03%) WorldPay
20 74 (0.96%) Cadence