Period
to 20 January 2020

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in the UK excluding London during the 6 months to 20 January 2020.

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

Analyst
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
20 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 11 13 14
Rank change year-on-year +2 +1 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 8,616 11,014 13,615
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 12.17% 13.17% 13.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.66% 13.66% 14.18%
Number of salaries quoted 6,843 8,752 11,025
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.35% -1.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £54,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK 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 the UK excluding 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
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies in the UK excluding London with a recognized job title 68,047 80,614 95,982
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.14% 96.37% 96.97%
Number of salaries quoted 54,140 63,807 78,460
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in the UK excluding London

Analyst
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Salary trend for Analyst in the UK excluding London

Analyst
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 20 January 2020.

Salary histogram for Analyst in the UK excluding London

Analyst
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 20 January 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
South East 0 2,662 £40,000 - 404
North of England -2 2,123 £35,000 -2.78% 429
Midlands -1 1,375 £35,000 - 256
North West -1 1,047 £35,000 -11.39% 243
South West -3 981 £35,000 - 189
West Midlands -2 939 £35,847 -1.79% 154
Yorkshire -1 917 £37,060 +9.00% 143
East of England -4 716 £41,000 +17.14% 166
Scotland -3 434 £36,500 -1.35% 124
East Midlands +1 430 £35,000 - 101
Wales +5 293 £33,087 +3.40% 70
North East -5 161 £32,500 -7.14% 43
Northern Ireland +11 43 £33,500 -16.25% 8
Channel Islands -5 2 £55,000 +64.18% 3
Isle of Man -1 1 £60,000 +14.29%
Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 UK excluding London region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 2,007 (23.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1,970 (22.86%) SQL
3 1,811 (21.02%) Microsoft
4 1,700 (19.73%) Finance
5 1,651 (19.16%) Windows
6 1,199 (13.92%) Problem-Solving
7 1,186 (13.77%) Analytical Skills
8 1,089 (12.64%) Active Directory
9 1,005 (11.66%) ITIL
10 871 (10.11%) Microsoft Office
11 864 (10.03%) Business Intelligence
12 851 (9.88%) Test Automation
13 815 (9.46%) Office 365
14 787 (9.13%) SQL Server
15 761 (8.83%) Degree
16 753 (8.74%) Business Analysis
17 716 (8.31%) Microsoft Excel
18 676 (7.85%) Stakeholder Management
19 596 (6.92%) Analytics
20 591 (6.86%) Information Security
21 575 (6.67%) Windows Server
22 546 (6.34%) QA
23 518 (6.01%) Power Platform
24 516 (5.99%) Project Management
25 510 (5.92%) Cybersecurity
26 507 (5.88%) Power BI
27 505 (5.86%) SDLC
28 500 (5.80%) SLA
29 498 (5.78%) Retail
30 497 (5.77%) Windows 10

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding 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
1 320 (3.71%) MS Exchange
2 271 (3.15%) SharePoint
3 164 (1.90%) Confluence
4 103 (1.20%) SAS
5 91 (1.06%) IIS
6 88 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
7 72 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2013
8 52 (0.60%) Skype for Business
9 31 (0.36%) WebSphere
10 28 (0.32%) CICS
10 28 (0.32%) CMS
11 23 (0.27%) Apache Spark
12 21 (0.24%) Apache
13 16 (0.19%) IBM Notes
14 15 (0.17%) Elasticsearch
15 12 (0.14%) BizTalk Server
15 12 (0.14%) WebLogic
16 11 (0.13%) Alfresco
17 10 (0.12%) Apache Solr
17 10 (0.12%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 871 (10.11%) Microsoft Office
2 716 (8.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 228 (2.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 215 (2.50%) MS Visio
5 51 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
6 47 (0.55%) Microsoft Project
7 24 (0.28%) SPSS
8 10 (0.12%) Chatbot
9 9 (0.10%) Acrobat
10 4 (0.046%) InfoPath
11 3 (0.035%) SOLIDWORKS
11 3 (0.035%) Stata
12 2 (0.023%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 2 (0.023%) Adobe Premiere
12 2 (0.023%) OrCAD
12 2 (0.023%) PTC Creo
12 2 (0.023%) Windchill
13 1 (0.012%) AutoCAD
13 1 (0.012%) CATIA
13 1 (0.012%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 76 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 75 (0.87%) SAP S/4HANA
3 65 (0.75%) SAP SD
4 53 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
5 50 (0.58%) SAP ERP
6 46 (0.53%) Payment Gateway
7 45 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
8 37 (0.43%) SAP MM
9 35 (0.41%) Oracle EBS R12
10 34 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
11 33 (0.38%) Oracle ERP
12 25 (0.29%) Dynamics GP
13 21 (0.24%) SAP PP
14 20 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
15 19 (0.22%) NetSuite
15 19 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
15 19 (0.22%) SAP CO
15 19 (0.22%) SAP FI
15 19 (0.22%) SAP FI/CO
16 18 (0.21%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 815 (9.46%) Office 365
2 518 (6.01%) Power Platform
3 462 (5.36%) Azure
4 218 (2.53%) AWS
5 160 (1.86%) SaaS
6 81 (0.94%) Dynamics 365
7 59 (0.68%) Google Analytics
8 49 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
9 42 (0.49%) GCP
10 41 (0.48%) Azure Active Directory
11 37 (0.43%) SuccessFactors
12 32 (0.37%) Adobe Analytics
13 29 (0.34%) OneDrive
14 28 (0.32%) Trello
15 24 (0.28%) IaaS
16 22 (0.26%) PaaS
17 17 (0.20%) G Suite
18 14 (0.16%) GitHub
18 14 (0.16%) iPaaS
18 14 (0.16%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 432 (5.01%) Firewall
2 318 (3.69%) TCP/IP
3 268 (3.11%) WAN
4 264 (3.06%) LAN
5 251 (2.91%) DNS
6 204 (2.37%) DHCP
7 123 (1.43%) VPN
8 119 (1.38%) Network Security
9 117 (1.36%) VoIP
10 115 (1.33%) Internet
11 85 (0.99%) Wireless
12 76 (0.88%) SAN
13 73 (0.85%) Intrusion Detection
13 73 (0.85%) Skype
14 51 (0.59%) Wi-Fi
15 48 (0.56%) Remote Desktop
16 44 (0.51%) VLAN
17 37 (0.43%) Wireshark
18 36 (0.42%) NetScaler
19 35 (0.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 787 (9.13%) SQL Server
2 507 (5.88%) Power BI
3 283 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
4 278 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 231 (2.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 167 (1.94%) Relational Database
7 106 (1.23%) Big Data
7 106 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 90 (1.04%) QlikView
9 68 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
9 68 (0.79%) Oracle Database
10 62 (0.72%) MySQL
11 51 (0.59%) Crystal Reports
12 50 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
13 46 (0.53%) Data Mining
14 45 (0.52%) DB2
15 43 (0.50%) RDBMS
16 41 (0.48%) MS Access
17 37 (0.43%) MongoDB
18 34 (0.39%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 471 (5.47%) Selenium
2 469 (5.44%) JIRA
3 198 (2.30%) WebDriver
4 143 (1.66%) Cucumber
5 126 (1.46%) Postman
6 121 (1.40%) Visual Studio
7 103 (1.20%) SoapUI
8 98 (1.14%) SpecFlow
9 85 (0.99%) Jenkins
10 79 (0.92%) Git (software)
11 67 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
12 60 (0.70%) JMeter
13 49 (0.57%) Visual Studio Team System
14 33 (0.38%) HP UFT
15 29 (0.34%) JBehave
16 28 (0.32%) MSI
17 27 (0.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
18 26 (0.30%) Zephyr
19 25 (0.29%) JUnit
19 25 (0.29%) Ranorex
General
1 1,700 (19.73%) Finance
2 498 (5.78%) Retail
3 327 (3.80%) Marketing
4 285 (3.31%) Telecoms
5 263 (3.05%) Manufacturing
6 226 (2.62%) Public Sector
7 204 (2.37%) Legal
8 193 (2.24%) Banking
9 117 (1.36%) Law
10 72 (0.84%) Back Office
11 67 (0.78%) Automotive
12 65 (0.75%) Electronics
13 62 (0.72%) Games
14 61 (0.71%) Aerospace
15 60 (0.70%) Advertising
16 45 (0.52%) Billing
17 34 (0.39%) Publishing
18 32 (0.37%) Local Government
19 31 (0.36%) Financial Institution
20 24 (0.28%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 343 (3.98%) .NET
2 206 (2.39%) Web Services
3 133 (1.54%) HTML
4 101 (1.17%) XML
5 82 (0.95%) CSS
6 78 (0.91%) ASP.NET
7 74 (0.86%) JSON
8 73 (0.85%) SOAP
9 60 (0.70%) REST
10 57 (0.66%) Gherkin
11 53 (0.62%) RESTful
12 49 (0.57%) EDI
13 37 (0.43%) .NET Framework
14 36 (0.42%) HTML5
15 25 (0.29%) Elastic Stack
15 25 (0.29%) Node.js
16 20 (0.23%) Middleware
17 19 (0.22%) jQuery
18 18 (0.21%) WinForms
19 17 (0.20%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1,186 (13.77%) Analytical Skills
2 418 (4.85%) Management Information System
3 284 (3.30%) Self-Motivation
4 166 (1.93%) Data Centre
4 166 (1.93%) User Experience
5 142 (1.65%) Mobile App
6 131 (1.52%) Driving Licence
7 117 (1.36%) Security Operations Centre
8 84 (0.97%) Greenfield Project
9 77 (0.89%) Data Structures
10 60 (0.70%) Social Media
11 58 (0.67%) Smartphone
12 52 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
13 51 (0.59%) Cyberthreat
14 47 (0.55%) Analytical Mindset
15 43 (0.50%) iPhone
16 41 (0.48%) Mainframe
17 40 (0.46%) NHS
18 36 (0.42%) Cyber Kill Chain
19 35 (0.41%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1,651 (19.16%) Windows
2 575 (6.67%) Windows Server
3 497 (5.77%) Windows 10
4 455 (5.28%) Linux
5 360 (4.18%) Windows 7
6 206 (2.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 197 (2.29%) Unix
8 177 (2.05%) Windows Server 2008
9 107 (1.24%) Android
10 77 (0.89%) Apple iOS
11 73 (0.85%) Windows 8
12 67 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 55 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
14 52 (0.60%) Windows XP
15 32 (0.37%) AIX
16 25 (0.29%) Mac OS
17 16 (0.19%) MVS
17 16 (0.19%) Windows 2000
18 15 (0.17%) Windows Vista
19 14 (0.16%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,007 (23.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1,199 (13.92%) Problem-Solving
3 1,005 (11.66%) ITIL
4 864 (10.03%) Business Intelligence
5 851 (9.88%) Test Automation
6 753 (8.74%) Business Analysis
7 676 (7.85%) Stakeholder Management
8 596 (6.92%) Analytics
9 591 (6.86%) Information Security
10 516 (5.99%) Project Management
11 510 (5.92%) Cybersecurity
12 505 (5.86%) SDLC
13 495 (5.75%) Scrum
14 469 (5.44%) User Stories
15 460 (5.34%) Data Analysis
16 443 (5.14%) Waterfall
17 418 (4.85%) User Acceptance Testing
18 369 (4.28%) Change Management
19 355 (4.12%) Test Scripting
20 349 (4.05%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1,970 (22.86%) SQL
2 437 (5.07%) C#
3 377 (4.38%) Java
4 350 (4.06%) Python
5 245 (2.84%) JavaScript
6 230 (2.67%) PowerShell
7 177 (2.05%) T-SQL
8 149 (1.73%) R
9 135 (1.57%) VBA
10 121 (1.40%) C
11 72 (0.84%) VB
12 70 (0.81%) PL/SQL
13 69 (0.80%) C++
14 56 (0.65%) PHP
15 51 (0.59%) VB.NET
16 49 (0.57%) Bash Shell
16 49 (0.57%) Perl
17 48 (0.56%) Ruby
18 37 (0.43%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
19 34 (0.39%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 761 (8.83%) Degree
2 303 (3.52%) Security Cleared
3 284 (3.30%) ISEB
4 278 (3.23%) ISTQB
5 216 (2.51%) CISSP
6 201 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 182 (2.11%) SC Cleared
8 117 (1.36%) CISM
9 115 (1.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 109 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
11 106 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
12 101 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
13 87 (1.01%) MCSE
14 78 (0.91%) MCSA
15 72 (0.84%) MCP
16 71 (0.82%) CCNA
17 67 (0.78%) DV Cleared
18 65 (0.75%) CISA
19 58 (0.67%) CEH
20 36 (0.42%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 546 (6.34%) QA
2 500 (5.80%) SLA
3 225 (2.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 155 (1.80%) GDPR
5 142 (1.65%) Data Quality
6 132 (1.53%) PMO
7 100 (1.16%) PCI DSS
8 80 (0.93%) NIST
9 45 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 29 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 27 (0.31%) COBIT
11 27 (0.31%) Solvency II
12 26 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials
13 21 (0.24%) ISO 9001
14 11 (0.13%) ISO 22301
15 9 (0.10%) COSO
16 8 (0.093%) ITGC
17 7 (0.081%) ISO 20022
17 7 (0.081%) P3O
18 6 (0.070%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 1,089 (12.64%) Active Directory
2 236 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 166 (1.93%) Hyper-V
4 92 (1.07%) XenApp
5 52 (0.60%) Docker
5 52 (0.60%) vSphere
6 45 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
7 44 (0.51%) XenDesktop
8 40 (0.46%) Terminal Services
9 32 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
10 25 (0.29%) Virtual Desktop
11 17 (0.20%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 13 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
13 11 (0.13%) Job Entry Subsystem
14 10 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 10 (0.12%) DFS Replication
14 10 (0.12%) Firmware
15 9 (0.10%) Virtual Servers
16 7 (0.081%) VMware NSX
17 6 (0.070%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 176 (2.04%) SCCM
2 57 (0.66%) QRadar
3 47 (0.55%) WSUS
4 34 (0.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 32 (0.37%) HP ALM
6 31 (0.36%) Puppet
7 27 (0.31%) SCOM
8 24 (0.28%) Ansible
9 23 (0.27%) Backup Exec
10 22 (0.26%) Kubernetes
11 19 (0.22%) Nessus
12 17 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
13 16 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
13 16 (0.19%) Microsoft Intune
13 16 (0.19%) Norton AntiVirus
14 12 (0.14%) SCVMM
14 12 (0.14%) ZABBIX
15 11 (0.13%) vRealize
16 10 (0.12%) CASB
16 10 (0.12%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 1,811 (21.02%) Microsoft
2 450 (5.22%) SAP
3 416 (4.83%) VMware
4 374 (4.34%) Oracle
5 351 (4.07%) Citrix
6 273 (3.17%) Tableau
7 251 (2.91%) Cisco
8 161 (1.87%) ServiceNow
9 133 (1.54%) Google
10 132 (1.53%) HP
11 122 (1.42%) IBM
12 112 (1.30%) Splunk
13 96 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
14 83 (0.96%) WorldPay
15 79 (0.92%) Cognos
16 74 (0.86%) Adobe
17 73 (0.85%) Apple
17 73 (0.85%) LogRhythm
18 71 (0.82%) Red Hat
19 65 (0.75%) Remedy