Period
to 21 September 2017

The median annual salary for a Research Analyst was £63,750 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 21 September 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Research Analyst
England > London
6 months to
21 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 773 829 848
Rank change year-on-year +56 +19 +59
Permanent jobs requiring a Research Analyst 67 23 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.090% 0.029% 0.078%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.095% 0.030% 0.082%
Number of salaries quoted 20 23 49
London median annual salary £63,750 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +59.38% -11.11% -18.18%
10th Percentile £32,125 £27,950 £31,981
90th Percentile £78,250 £54,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% -11.11% -18.18%

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 70641 76053 85615
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.49% 95.95% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 55365 66086 72700
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £85,000
England median annual salary £48,195 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.46% +5.56% -

Research Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured Research Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Research Analyst in London

Research Analyst
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Research Analyst in London.

Salary trend for Research Analyst in London

Research Analyst
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Research Analyst in London over the 6 months to 21 September 2017.

Salary histogram for Research Analyst in London

Research 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 Research Analyst within the London region over the 6 months to 21 September 2017. 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 +36 6 £70,000 +67.66%
Research Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 September 2017, Research Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region featuring Research Analyst in the job title.

1 42 (62.69%) Finance
1 42 (62.69%) Asset Management
2 33 (49.25%) Retail
3 31 (46.27%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (46.27%) SQL
4 28 (41.79%) Quantitative Research
5 27 (40.30%) Analytics
6 26 (38.81%) SQL Server
6 26 (38.81%) Banking
7 24 (35.82%) Analytical Skills
7 24 (35.82%) Software Engineering
8 23 (34.33%) Wealth Management
9 22 (32.84%) Degree
9 22 (32.84%) C#
9 22 (32.84%) Data Warehouse
10 20 (29.85%) Oracle
11 19 (28.36%) WPF
12 18 (26.87%) Investment Banking
12 18 (26.87%) Data Analytics
12 18 (26.87%) C++
12 18 (26.87%) Python
13 17 (25.37%) User Experience
13 17 (25.37%) Enterprise Software
13 17 (25.37%) Unix
13 17 (25.37%) Java
13 17 (25.37%) Perl
13 17 (25.37%) PL/SQL
13 17 (25.37%) OLAP
13 17 (25.37%) Scrum
13 17 (25.37%) Big Data

Research 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 6 (8.96%) SAS
2 1 (1.49%) CMS
Applications
1 15 (22.39%) Microsoft Excel
1 15 (22.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 6 (8.96%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (5.97%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.97%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (38.81%) SQL Server
2 22 (32.84%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (25.37%) Big Data
3 17 (25.37%) OLAP
3 17 (25.37%) Oracle OLAP
4 14 (20.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (20.90%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (5.97%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 8 (11.94%) Git (software)
1 8 (11.94%) JIRA
General
1 42 (62.69%) Finance
2 33 (49.25%) Retail
3 26 (38.81%) Banking
4 18 (26.87%) Investment Banking
5 17 (25.37%) Retail Banking
6 15 (22.39%) Front Office
7 14 (20.90%) Financial Institution
8 11 (16.42%) Marketing
9 5 (7.46%) Advertising
10 1 (1.49%) Aerospace
10 1 (1.49%) Law
10 1 (1.49%) Legal
10 1 (1.49%) Publishing
10 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (28.36%) WPF
2 14 (20.90%) Entity Framework
2 14 (20.90%) HTML
2 14 (20.90%) HTML5
2 14 (20.90%) LINQ
2 14 (20.90%) WCF
3 5 (7.46%) .NET
4 1 (1.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (35.82%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (25.37%) Computer Science
2 17 (25.37%) Enterprise Software
2 17 (25.37%) User Experience
3 16 (23.88%) Fixed Income
4 15 (22.39%) Management Information System
5 14 (20.90%) Equities
6 3 (4.48%) Tandem
7 1 (1.49%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.49%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 17 (25.37%) Unix
2 1 (1.49%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (62.69%) Asset Management
2 31 (46.27%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (41.79%) Quantitative Research
4 27 (40.30%) Analytics
5 24 (35.82%) Software Engineering
6 23 (34.33%) Wealth Management
7 18 (26.87%) Data Analytics
8 17 (25.37%) Release Management
8 17 (25.37%) Scrum
9 16 (23.88%) Change Management
9 16 (23.88%) Continuous Improvement
10 15 (22.39%) Workflow
11 14 (20.90%) Business Analysis
11 14 (20.90%) Information Security
11 14 (20.90%) Test Automation
11 14 (20.90%) Time Management
11 14 (20.90%) User Stories
12 10 (14.93%) Market Research
13 6 (8.96%) Investment Management
14 5 (7.46%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 31 (46.27%) SQL
2 22 (32.84%) C#
3 18 (26.87%) C++
3 18 (26.87%) Python
4 17 (25.37%) Java
4 17 (25.37%) Perl
4 17 (25.37%) PL/SQL
4 17 (25.37%) R
5 5 (7.46%) VBA
6 3 (4.48%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 22 (32.84%) Degree
2 4 (5.97%) Numerate Degree
3 3 (4.48%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (20.90%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (29.85%) Oracle
2 14 (20.90%) Alias
2 14 (20.90%) Cadence
3 7 (10.45%) Atlassian
4 5 (7.46%) Facebook
4 5 (7.46%) Google
4 5 (7.46%) Twitter
5 4 (5.97%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.99%) Alteryx
6 2 (2.99%) Tableau
7 1 (1.49%) Intel
7 1 (1.49%) SAP