Period
to 25 September 2020

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 25 September 2020.

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

Analyst
England > South East
6 months to
25 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 21 14 15
Rank change year-on-year -7 +1 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 774 3,226 3,658
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 9.56% 12.48% 12.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.96% 12.99% 12.81%
Number of salaries quoted 682 2,616 3,220
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,416 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -2.44% +2.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 7,769 24,835 28,566
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.98% 96.05% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 6,335 20,225 23,772
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% +3.09%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Analyst in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in the South East

Analyst
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Analyst in the South East.

Salary trend for Analyst in the South East

Analyst
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Analyst in the South East over the 6 months to 25 September 2020.

Salary histogram for Analyst in the South East

Analyst
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the South East region over the 6 months to 25 September 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
Hampshire -4 194 £42,500 +14.86% 32
Thames Valley -24 186 £45,000 - 43
East Sussex +1 119 £44,000 +8.64% 12
West Sussex -7 114 £46,750 +14.02% 19
Surrey -8 110 £45,000 +28.57% 14
Berkshire -20 99 £50,000 +11.11% 16
Buckinghamshire -4 79 £45,000 +12.50% 23
Kent -7 27 £37,500 +10.29% 10
Middlesex -1 17 £55,000 -8.33%
Oxfordshire -33 12 £52,500 +26.51% 4
Home Counties +4 1 £47,500 -
Analyst
England

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 South East region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 218 (28.17%) Agile Software Development
2 170 (21.96%) SQL
3 142 (18.35%) Finance
4 137 (17.70%) Microsoft
5 120 (15.50%) SQL Server
6 115 (14.86%) Analytical Skills
7 111 (14.34%) Test Automation
8 99 (12.79%) Problem-Solving
9 93 (12.02%) Windows
10 91 (11.76%) Business Analysis
11 86 (11.11%) QA
11 86 (11.11%) Selenium
12 83 (10.72%) Skype
13 81 (10.47%) Azure
14 80 (10.34%) C#
14 80 (10.34%) Requirements Gathering
15 75 (9.69%) Degree
16 74 (9.56%) Office 365
17 73 (9.43%) Security Cleared
17 73 (9.43%) WebDriver
18 65 (8.40%) Microsoft Excel
19 63 (8.14%) Power Platform
20 62 (8.01%) .NET
21 61 (7.88%) JIRA
22 60 (7.75%) Data Analysis
22 60 (7.75%) SAP
22 60 (7.75%) Business Intelligence
22 60 (7.75%) Stakeholder Management
23 59 (7.62%) Power BI
23 59 (7.62%) Analytics

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 38 (4.91%) SharePoint
2 26 (3.36%) Confluence
3 10 (1.29%) SAS
4 8 (1.03%) WebSphere
5 6 (0.78%) MS Exchange
6 4 (0.52%) CMS
6 4 (0.52%) K2 blackpearl
6 4 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.26%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.26%) IIS
8 2 (0.26%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.13%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.13%) OpenEdge
9 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 65 (8.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 53 (6.85%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (1.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (1.68%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.26%) Camtasia
6 2 (0.26%) MadCap Flare
7 1 (0.13%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.13%) S-PLUS
7 1 (0.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 20 (2.58%) SAP S/4HANA
2 15 (1.94%) SAP SD
3 11 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (1.42%) SAP ERP
4 10 (1.29%) Oracle EBS
5 9 (1.16%) Dynamics NAV
5 9 (1.16%) Oracle Applications
5 9 (1.16%) SAP MM
6 8 (1.03%) SAP Hybris
7 7 (0.90%) Maximo
7 7 (0.90%) SAP EWM
8 6 (0.78%) NetSuite
9 5 (0.65%) SAP CO
9 5 (0.65%) SAP FI
9 5 (0.65%) SAP FI/CO
9 5 (0.65%) SAP HR
9 5 (0.65%) SAP LE
10 4 (0.52%) Carpe Diem
10 4 (0.52%) SAP PM
10 4 (0.52%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 81 (10.47%) Azure
2 74 (9.56%) Office 365
3 63 (8.14%) Power Platform
4 35 (4.52%) SaaS
5 29 (3.75%) AWS
6 15 (1.94%) Dynamics 365
7 8 (1.03%) PowerApps
8 7 (0.90%) Google Analytics
9 5 (0.65%) SuccessFactors
10 4 (0.52%) Adobe Analytics
10 4 (0.52%) Google Tag Manager
10 4 (0.52%) PaaS
11 3 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 1 (0.13%) Azure Data Factory
12 1 (0.13%) Boomi
12 1 (0.13%) Firebase
12 1 (0.13%) IaaS
12 1 (0.13%) Power Automate
12 1 (0.13%) ShareGate
12 1 (0.13%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 83 (10.72%) Skype
2 30 (3.88%) Firewall
3 17 (2.20%) VPN
4 16 (2.07%) Wireless
5 15 (1.94%) TCP/IP
6 13 (1.68%) Network Security
6 13 (1.68%) WAN
7 10 (1.29%) DNS
7 10 (1.29%) LAN
8 8 (1.03%) HTTP
9 7 (0.90%) Intrusion Detection
10 5 (0.65%) Internet
10 5 (0.65%) SMTP
10 5 (0.65%) SSL
11 4 (0.52%) Wireless Security
11 4 (0.52%) Wireshark
12 3 (0.39%) Cisco Nexus
12 3 (0.39%) IP Telephony
12 3 (0.39%) Unified Communications
12 3 (0.39%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (15.50%) SQL Server
2 59 (7.62%) Power BI
3 29 (3.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (2.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (1.94%) Big Data
7 9 (1.16%) Oracle Database
8 7 (0.90%) Azure SQL Database
8 7 (0.90%) BusinessObjects
8 7 (0.90%) OLAP
9 6 (0.78%) QlikView
9 6 (0.78%) Relational Database
10 5 (0.65%) DB2
11 4 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (0.39%) Qlik Sense
12 3 (0.39%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (0.26%) Amazon Redshift
13 2 (0.26%) Data Lake
13 2 (0.26%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 86 (11.11%) Selenium
2 73 (9.43%) WebDriver
3 61 (7.88%) JIRA
4 42 (5.43%) SpecFlow
5 27 (3.49%) Cucumber
6 26 (3.36%) Visual Studio
7 11 (1.42%) Postman
8 8 (1.03%) Zephyr
9 7 (0.90%) SoapUI
10 6 (0.78%) Git (software)
10 6 (0.78%) JMeter
11 5 (0.65%) Cypress.io
12 4 (0.52%) Gatling
12 4 (0.52%) Mocha
13 3 (0.39%) LoadRunner
13 3 (0.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 3 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
14 2 (0.26%) Ranorex
14 2 (0.26%) Subversion
14 2 (0.26%) TeamCity
General
1 142 (18.35%) Finance
2 35 (4.52%) Marketing
3 30 (3.88%) Manufacturing
4 23 (2.97%) Retail
5 19 (2.45%) Telecoms
6 13 (1.68%) Pharmaceutical
7 10 (1.29%) Legal
8 9 (1.16%) Advertising
8 9 (1.16%) French Language
9 8 (1.03%) Back Office
10 7 (0.90%) Games
10 7 (0.90%) Law
11 6 (0.78%) Aerospace
12 5 (0.65%) Military
12 5 (0.65%) Public Sector
13 4 (0.52%) Banking
13 4 (0.52%) Billing
14 3 (0.39%) Investment Banking
15 2 (0.26%) German Language
15 2 (0.26%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (8.01%) .NET
2 17 (2.20%) HTML
3 16 (2.07%) Web Services
4 14 (1.81%) EDI
4 14 (1.81%) Gherkin
5 9 (1.16%) ASP.NET
5 9 (1.16%) React
6 8 (1.03%) CSS
6 8 (1.03%) SOAP
6 8 (1.03%) XML
7 7 (0.90%) RESTful
8 5 (0.65%) EDIFACT
9 4 (0.52%) Chai
9 4 (0.52%) JSON
9 4 (0.52%) Regular Expression
9 4 (0.52%) WebdriverIO
10 3 (0.39%) .NET Framework
11 2 (0.26%) Entity Framework
11 2 (0.26%) Node.js
11 2 (0.26%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 115 (14.86%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (6.20%) Management Information System
3 34 (4.39%) Self-Motivation
4 18 (2.33%) Data Centre
5 15 (1.94%) Security Operations Centre
6 11 (1.42%) User Experience
7 10 (1.29%) Data Structures
8 8 (1.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 6 (0.78%) AS400
9 6 (0.78%) Mobile App
9 6 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
10 5 (0.65%) Algorithms
10 5 (0.65%) Cyber Defence
10 5 (0.65%) EPoS
10 5 (0.65%) iSeries
10 5 (0.65%) Private Cloud
11 4 (0.52%) PMI
12 3 (0.39%) Cyberthreat
12 3 (0.39%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.39%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 93 (12.02%) Windows
2 19 (2.45%) Linux
3 18 (2.33%) Windows Server
4 15 (1.94%) Windows 10
5 9 (1.16%) AIX
6 8 (1.03%) Windows 2000
7 6 (0.78%) Unix
7 6 (0.78%) Windows 7
7 6 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.39%) Windows Server 2016
9 2 (0.26%) Android
10 1 (0.13%) CentOS
10 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.13%) Solaris
10 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (28.17%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (14.34%) Test Automation
3 99 (12.79%) Problem-Solving
4 91 (11.76%) Business Analysis
5 80 (10.34%) Requirements Gathering
6 60 (7.75%) Business Intelligence
6 60 (7.75%) Data Analysis
6 60 (7.75%) Stakeholder Management
7 59 (7.62%) Analytics
8 58 (7.49%) Project Delivery
9 55 (7.11%) Scrum
10 54 (6.98%) SDLC
11 53 (6.85%) User Stories
12 51 (6.59%) Project Management
13 50 (6.46%) ERP
14 48 (6.20%) ITIL
15 47 (6.07%) Information Security
16 45 (5.81%) Workshop Facilitation
17 44 (5.68%) Use Case
18 43 (5.56%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 170 (21.96%) SQL
2 80 (10.34%) C#
3 29 (3.75%) JavaScript
3 29 (3.75%) Python
4 27 (3.49%) Java
5 15 (1.94%) PowerShell
5 15 (1.94%) TypeScript
6 12 (1.55%) T-SQL
7 11 (1.42%) VB
8 10 (1.29%) PL/SQL
9 6 (0.78%) R
9 6 (0.78%) VB6
10 5 (0.65%) X++
11 4 (0.52%) ABAP
11 4 (0.52%) Bash Shell
11 4 (0.52%) C
11 4 (0.52%) Ruby
12 3 (0.39%) MATLAB
12 3 (0.39%) VBA
13 2 (0.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 75 (9.69%) Degree
2 73 (9.43%) Security Cleared
3 50 (6.46%) SC Cleared
4 34 (4.39%) ISEB
5 27 (3.49%) ISTQB
6 16 (2.07%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (1.29%) CISSP
7 10 (1.29%) DV Cleared
8 9 (1.16%) CISA
8 9 (1.16%) MCSE
9 7 (0.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 7 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
10 6 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
11 5 (0.65%) CCNA
11 5 (0.65%) CEH
11 5 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (0.65%) CISM
11 5 (0.65%) CompTIA Security+
11 5 (0.65%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (11.11%) QA
2 32 (4.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (2.20%) GDPR
3 17 (2.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 14 (1.81%) SLA
5 13 (1.68%) Data Quality
6 9 (1.16%) NIST
7 7 (0.90%) PMO
8 6 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 5 (0.65%) PCI DSS
10 3 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 3 (0.39%) JSP 440
10 3 (0.39%) NIST 800
11 2 (0.26%) IFRS
11 2 (0.26%) ISO 22301
12 1 (0.13%) COBIT
12 1 (0.13%) COSO
12 1 (0.13%) Government Security Classifications
12 1 (0.13%) NCSC
System Software
1 54 (6.98%) Active Directory
2 12 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.03%) Hyper-V
3 8 (1.03%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 6 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.52%) vSphere
6 3 (0.39%) Docker
7 2 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.26%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (1.16%) Tivoli
2 5 (0.65%) Nessus
2 5 (0.65%) QRadar
3 4 (0.52%) Single Sign-On
4 3 (0.39%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 3 (0.39%) HP ALM
4 3 (0.39%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.39%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 3 (0.39%) SCCM
5 2 (0.26%) HP Fortify
5 2 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.26%) Puppet
5 2 (0.26%) WebInspect
6 1 (0.13%) Control-M
6 1 (0.13%) MOM
6 1 (0.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.13%) SCOM
6 1 (0.13%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 137 (17.70%) Microsoft
2 60 (7.75%) SAP
3 51 (6.59%) Oracle
4 25 (3.23%) Tableau
4 25 (3.23%) VMware
5 22 (2.84%) Cisco
6 16 (2.07%) Google
7 12 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
8 9 (1.16%) hybris
8 9 (1.16%) IBM
8 9 (1.16%) ServiceNow
9 8 (1.03%) Splunk
10 7 (0.90%) Adobe
10 7 (0.90%) AlienVault
10 7 (0.90%) Citrix
10 7 (0.90%) Ericsson
10 7 (0.90%) Huawei
10 7 (0.90%) Nokia
10 7 (0.90%) Nortel
11 6 (0.78%) HP