Period
to 3 August 2020

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £38,500 in advertised job vacancies in the UK excluding London during the 6 months to 3 August 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
3 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 18 10 12
Rank change year-on-year -8 +2 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 4,008 11,173 13,351
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 10.74% 13.47% 13.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.21% 13.99% 14.04%
Number of salaries quoted 3,326 9,151 11,022
Median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.67% +2.74% +1.39%
10th Percentile £23,500 £21,500 £21,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £53,750 £55,000
UK median annual salary £44,021 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.05% - -

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 35,768 79,836 95,100
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.27% 96.84%
Number of salaries quoted 28,624 62,918 76,768
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings that featured Analyst in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Analyst in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 3 August 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 3 August 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 -2 1,233 £43,500 +8.75% 73
North of England -10 998 £37,500 +7.14% 81
Midlands -2 609 £35,000 - 67
North West -8 506 £40,386 +0.97% 33
West Midlands -3 431 £35,000 - 43
South West -11 411 £37,500 +4.17% 51
Yorkshire -7 400 £36,000 +10.77% 40
East of England -7 351 £37,475 -2.66% 35
Scotland 0 199 £37,500 - 15
East Midlands -2 173 £33,750 -3.57% 24
Wales -3 168 £35,000 - 11
North East -6 92 £32,500 +1.56% 8
Northern Ireland -2 32 £31,250 -10.71% 3
Channel Islands +4 14 £55,000 +83.33%
Isle of Man +4 1 £36,500 -27.00%
South Coast -1 1 £50,000 -16.67%
Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 1,054 (26.30%) SQL
2 909 (22.68%) Agile Software Development
3 855 (21.33%) Microsoft
4 801 (19.99%) Finance
5 765 (19.09%) Windows
6 643 (16.04%) Analytical Skills
7 563 (14.05%) Problem-Solving
8 528 (13.17%) ITIL
9 428 (10.68%) SQL Server
9 428 (10.68%) Active Directory
10 422 (10.53%) Degree
11 409 (10.20%) Business Intelligence
12 402 (10.03%) Test Automation
13 386 (9.63%) Office 365
14 371 (9.26%) Microsoft Office
15 352 (8.78%) Microsoft Excel
16 339 (8.46%) Business Analysis
17 338 (8.43%) Azure
18 319 (7.96%) Stakeholder Management
19 298 (7.44%) Analytics
20 297 (7.41%) Power Platform
21 287 (7.16%) Power BI
22 282 (7.04%) QA
23 269 (6.71%) Windows Server
24 258 (6.44%) Security Cleared
25 255 (6.36%) Data Analysis
26 251 (6.26%) C#
27 243 (6.06%) Selenium
28 241 (6.01%) Oracle
29 236 (5.89%) Project Management

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
1 153 (3.82%) SharePoint
2 114 (2.84%) MS Exchange
3 79 (1.97%) Confluence
4 50 (1.25%) SAS
5 47 (1.17%) IIS
6 31 (0.77%) Apache
7 28 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
8 24 (0.60%) Tomcat
9 23 (0.57%) WebSphere
10 16 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
11 15 (0.37%) Apache Spark
12 14 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
13 11 (0.27%) Skype for Business
14 8 (0.20%) Apache Solr
14 8 (0.20%) JBoss
15 7 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
15 7 (0.17%) CMS
16 5 (0.12%) IBM Notes
16 5 (0.12%) WordPress
17 4 (0.100%) WebLogic
Applications
1 371 (9.26%) Microsoft Office
2 352 (8.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 118 (2.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 63 (1.57%) MS Visio
5 31 (0.77%) Microsoft Project
6 27 (0.67%) SPSS
7 8 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.050%) Camtasia
8 2 (0.050%) Gephi
8 2 (0.050%) MadCap Flare
8 2 (0.050%) Quantrix
9 1 (0.025%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.025%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.025%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.025%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.025%) S-PLUS
9 1 (0.025%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 41 (1.02%) SAP S/4HANA
2 34 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 34 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
3 26 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
3 26 (0.65%) NetSuite
4 25 (0.62%) SAP MM
5 24 (0.60%) SAP SD
6 23 (0.57%) SAP CO
6 23 (0.57%) SAP FI
6 23 (0.57%) SAP FI/CO
7 19 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
8 18 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
9 17 (0.42%) Maximo
10 16 (0.40%) Sentinel
11 14 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
12 13 (0.32%) Magento
12 13 (0.32%) Unit4 Business World
13 12 (0.30%) Oracle Financials
13 12 (0.30%) SAP HR
14 11 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 386 (9.63%) Office 365
2 338 (8.43%) Azure
3 297 (7.41%) Power Platform
4 129 (3.22%) AWS
5 108 (2.69%) SaaS
6 63 (1.57%) Dynamics 365
7 35 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
8 26 (0.65%) Azure Active Directory
9 24 (0.60%) Google Analytics
10 20 (0.50%) Azure Data Factory
11 17 (0.42%) Logic Apps
11 17 (0.42%) OneDrive
11 17 (0.42%) PowerApps
12 16 (0.40%) PaaS
13 13 (0.32%) Trello
14 11 (0.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 11 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
15 10 (0.25%) Adobe Analytics
15 10 (0.25%) SuccessFactors
16 9 (0.22%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 226 (5.64%) Firewall
2 158 (3.94%) TCP/IP
3 139 (3.47%) DNS
4 137 (3.42%) LAN
5 132 (3.29%) WAN
6 90 (2.25%) DHCP
7 89 (2.22%) VPN
8 86 (2.15%) Skype
9 79 (1.97%) SAN
10 67 (1.67%) Wireless
11 54 (1.35%) Internet
11 54 (1.35%) Network Security
12 50 (1.25%) iSCSI
13 39 (0.97%) Wi-Fi
14 32 (0.80%) Fibre Channel
14 32 (0.80%) Intrusion Detection
14 32 (0.80%) Wireshark
15 31 (0.77%) HTTP
16 28 (0.70%) MPLS
17 26 (0.65%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 428 (10.68%) SQL Server
2 287 (7.16%) Power BI
3 184 (4.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 155 (3.87%) Data Warehouse
5 138 (3.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 52 (1.30%) Relational Database
7 44 (1.10%) MySQL
8 43 (1.07%) Big Data
9 40 (1.00%) BusinessObjects
9 40 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 40 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 39 (0.97%) QlikView
11 36 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
12 34 (0.85%) Oracle Database
13 25 (0.62%) Crystal Reports
14 23 (0.57%) Azure SQL Database
15 22 (0.55%) Qlik Sense
16 21 (0.52%) Data Lake
16 21 (0.52%) RDBMS
17 18 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 243 (6.06%) Selenium
2 204 (5.09%) JIRA
3 123 (3.07%) WebDriver
4 93 (2.32%) Cucumber
5 73 (1.82%) Visual Studio
6 68 (1.70%) SpecFlow
7 54 (1.35%) Postman
8 52 (1.30%) Jenkins
9 42 (1.05%) SoapUI
10 40 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
11 37 (0.92%) Git (software)
12 27 (0.67%) Metasploit
13 25 (0.62%) TeamCity
14 24 (0.60%) JMeter
15 20 (0.50%) Octopus Deploy
16 17 (0.42%) Maven
16 17 (0.42%) Subversion
17 14 (0.35%) Zephyr
18 13 (0.32%) Cypress.io
19 12 (0.30%) Appium
General
1 801 (19.99%) Finance
2 140 (3.49%) Retail
3 117 (2.92%) Manufacturing
4 109 (2.72%) Legal
5 106 (2.64%) Marketing
6 101 (2.52%) Law
7 79 (1.97%) Public Sector
8 73 (1.82%) Telecoms
9 51 (1.27%) Advertising
10 49 (1.22%) Banking
11 41 (1.02%) Back Office
12 25 (0.62%) Military
13 24 (0.60%) Games
14 22 (0.55%) Billing
15 21 (0.52%) Local Government
16 18 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
17 17 (0.42%) Aerospace
17 17 (0.42%) French Language
17 17 (0.42%) Housing Association
18 10 (0.25%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 202 (5.04%) .NET
2 90 (2.25%) Web Services
2 90 (2.25%) XML
3 60 (1.50%) HTML
4 45 (1.12%) SOAP
5 38 (0.95%) ASP.NET
6 36 (0.90%) CSS
6 36 (0.90%) JSON
7 29 (0.72%) .NET Framework
8 24 (0.60%) Gherkin
9 23 (0.57%) Middleware
10 22 (0.55%) React
11 21 (0.52%) EDI
12 18 (0.45%) Kafka
13 17 (0.42%) RabbitMQ
14 15 (0.37%) RESTful
15 14 (0.35%) REST
16 11 (0.27%) Spring
17 10 (0.25%) AngularJS
17 10 (0.25%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 643 (16.04%) Analytical Skills
2 197 (4.92%) Management Information System
3 154 (3.84%) Self-Motivation
4 84 (2.10%) Security Operations Centre
5 83 (2.07%) Data Centre
6 81 (2.02%) User Experience
7 62 (1.55%) Mobile App
8 57 (1.42%) Driving Licence
9 42 (1.05%) Cyberthreat
9 42 (1.05%) Greenfield Project
10 41 (1.02%) FMCG
11 26 (0.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 24 (0.60%) Data Structures
13 23 (0.57%) NHS
13 23 (0.57%) PKI
14 21 (0.52%) CMDB
14 21 (0.52%) Enterprise Storage
15 19 (0.47%) Analytical Mindset
15 19 (0.47%) Virtual Team
16 17 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 765 (19.09%) Windows
2 269 (6.71%) Windows Server
3 190 (4.74%) Windows 10
4 157 (3.92%) Linux
5 117 (2.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 114 (2.84%) Windows 7
7 87 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 80 (2.00%) Unix
9 66 (1.65%) Windows Server 2016
10 36 (0.90%) Android
11 35 (0.87%) Windows 8
12 32 (0.80%) Apple iOS
13 20 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
14 19 (0.47%) Kali Linux
14 19 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 15 (0.37%) AIX
16 12 (0.30%) Ubuntu
16 12 (0.30%) Windows 2000
17 11 (0.27%) Mac OS
18 10 (0.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 909 (22.68%) Agile Software Development
2 563 (14.05%) Problem-Solving
3 528 (13.17%) ITIL
4 409 (10.20%) Business Intelligence
5 402 (10.03%) Test Automation
6 339 (8.46%) Business Analysis
7 319 (7.96%) Stakeholder Management
8 298 (7.44%) Analytics
9 255 (6.36%) Data Analysis
10 236 (5.89%) Cybersecurity
10 236 (5.89%) Project Management
11 231 (5.76%) Requirements Gathering
12 212 (5.29%) Information Security
13 206 (5.14%) SDLC
14 201 (5.01%) Scrum
15 193 (4.82%) Change Management
16 190 (4.74%) SIEM
17 180 (4.49%) Security Operations
18 171 (4.27%) ERP
19 165 (4.12%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1,054 (26.30%) SQL
2 251 (6.26%) C#
3 186 (4.64%) Python
4 158 (3.94%) Java
5 140 (3.49%) PowerShell
6 110 (2.74%) JavaScript
7 98 (2.45%) T-SQL
8 74 (1.85%) VBA
9 68 (1.70%) R
10 55 (1.37%) PL/SQL
11 47 (1.17%) Bash Shell
12 36 (0.90%) VB
13 35 (0.87%) C
14 25 (0.62%) PHP
15 19 (0.47%) Shell Script
16 16 (0.40%) VB6
17 13 (0.32%) Perl
17 13 (0.32%) VB.NET
18 11 (0.27%) C++
18 11 (0.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 422 (10.53%) Degree
2 258 (6.44%) Security Cleared
3 165 (4.12%) SC Cleared
4 131 (3.27%) ISTQB
5 123 (3.07%) ISEB
6 96 (2.40%) Microsoft Certification
7 83 (2.07%) CISSP
8 56 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
9 52 (1.30%) DV Cleared
10 48 (1.20%) CISM
10 48 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
11 43 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
11 43 (1.07%) MCSE
12 38 (0.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 36 (0.90%) MCP
14 33 (0.82%) MCSA
15 31 (0.77%) CCNA
16 30 (0.75%) CEH
16 30 (0.75%) CISA
17 27 (0.67%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 282 (7.04%) QA
2 200 (4.99%) SLA
3 113 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 73 (1.82%) PMO
5 69 (1.72%) GDPR
6 64 (1.60%) Data Quality
7 40 (1.00%) PCI DSS
8 39 (0.97%) NIST
9 22 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 20 (0.50%) Cyber Essentials
11 19 (0.47%) BS25999
11 19 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 14 (0.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 8 (0.20%) COBIT
14 7 (0.17%) GAAP
14 7 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 5 (0.12%) ISO 9001
15 5 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 19770
16 3 (0.075%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
16 3 (0.075%) IFRS
System Software
1 428 (10.68%) Active Directory
2 117 (2.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 67 (1.67%) Hyper-V
4 45 (1.12%) XenApp
5 31 (0.77%) vSphere
6 25 (0.62%) Snort
7 24 (0.60%) BitLocker
7 24 (0.60%) XenDesktop
8 21 (0.52%) Docker
9 19 (0.47%) NFS
10 17 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
11 12 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
11 12 (0.30%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 10 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
13 7 (0.17%) Firmware
14 6 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
15 5 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 3 (0.075%) DFS Replication
16 3 (0.075%) Virtual Servers
17 2 (0.050%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 115 (2.87%) SCCM
2 35 (0.87%) QRadar
3 19 (0.47%) Backup Exec
4 18 (0.45%) Kubernetes
5 16 (0.40%) WSUS
6 15 (0.37%) Nessus
7 14 (0.35%) Microsoft Intune
8 13 (0.32%) Ansible
8 13 (0.32%) Grafana
8 13 (0.32%) Tivoli
9 12 (0.30%) Cisco CUCM
9 12 (0.30%) FortiGate
9 12 (0.30%) Puppet
10 10 (0.25%) AirWatch
10 10 (0.25%) HP ALM
10 10 (0.25%) SCOM
11 9 (0.22%) Nagios
12 8 (0.20%) Single Sign-On
13 7 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
13 7 (0.17%) Terraform
Vendors
1 855 (21.33%) Microsoft
2 241 (6.01%) Oracle
3 212 (5.29%) VMware
4 160 (3.99%) Citrix
5 158 (3.94%) SAP
6 132 (3.29%) Tableau
7 127 (3.17%) Cisco
8 88 (2.20%) Splunk
9 69 (1.72%) ServiceNow
10 63 (1.57%) IBM
11 59 (1.47%) HP
12 48 (1.20%) Google
13 45 (1.12%) LogRhythm
13 45 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
14 39 (0.97%) Sophos
15 35 (0.87%) ArcSight
16 30 (0.75%) Apple
16 30 (0.75%) Veeam
17 28 (0.70%) Adobe
18 27 (0.67%) Remedy