Period
to 15 October 2019

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £36,500 in advertised job vacancies in the UK excluding London during the 6 months to 15 October 2019.

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
15 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 11 13 13
Rank change year-on-year +2 0 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 10,217 12,517 13,969
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 12.97% 13.55% 14.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.48% 14.03% 15.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8,197 10,059 11,242
UK excluding London median annual salary £36,500 £36,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.39% -1.37% +1.39%
10th Percentile £21,750 £21,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £55,000 £53,750
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 75,789 89,216 93,120
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.18% 96.57% 96.93%
Number of salaries quoted 59,799 71,617 76,326
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,625 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,960
% change year-on-year - +4.25% +0.97%

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 15 October 2019.

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 15 October 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
South East +1 3,165 £40,000 +5.26% 382
North of England +1 2,604 £35,000 - 417
Midlands 0 1,517 £34,995 -2.79% 314
North West +1 1,300 £37,500 +3.45% 220
South West +2 1,189 £35,000 - 207
Yorkshire +3 1,113 £34,500 -1.43% 160
West Midlands 0 1,030 £33,816 -3.38% 196
East of England +1 923 £40,000 +8.11% 159
East Midlands -3 486 £35,000 -5.41% 116
Scotland -9 465 £37,500 +7.14% 79
Wales 0 302 £34,250 +8.73% 44
North East +3 194 £32,500 -7.14% 37
Northern Ireland +17 57 £35,000 - 18
Channel Islands -5 4 £30,000 -7.69%
South Coast - 4 £60,000 -
Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 UK excluding London region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 2,332 (22.82%) Agile Software Development
2 2,252 (22.04%) Microsoft
3 2,237 (21.89%) SQL
4 1,939 (18.98%) Finance
5 1,923 (18.82%) Windows
6 1,402 (13.72%) Problem-Solving
7 1,400 (13.70%) Analytical Skills
8 1,380 (13.51%) Active Directory
9 1,311 (12.83%) ITIL
10 1,109 (10.85%) Microsoft Office
11 1,103 (10.80%) Business Analysis
12 965 (9.45%) Business Intelligence
13 932 (9.12%) SQL Server
14 894 (8.75%) Degree
15 868 (8.50%) Test Automation
16 856 (8.38%) Microsoft Excel
17 842 (8.24%) Stakeholder Management
18 840 (8.22%) Office 365
19 738 (7.22%) Analytics
20 700 (6.85%) QA
21 672 (6.58%) Windows Server
22 635 (6.22%) Scrum
23 632 (6.19%) SLA
24 610 (5.97%) SAP
25 607 (5.94%) Retail
26 600 (5.87%) VMware
27 594 (5.81%) User Stories
28 580 (5.68%) Information Security
29 572 (5.60%) Change Management
30 567 (5.55%) Firewall

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
1 370 (3.62%) MS Exchange
2 324 (3.17%) SharePoint
3 169 (1.65%) Confluence
4 138 (1.35%) IIS
5 131 (1.28%) SAS
6 92 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
7 70 (0.69%) Skype for Business
8 69 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
9 39 (0.38%) WebSphere
10 31 (0.30%) CMS
11 30 (0.29%) Apache Spark
12 27 (0.26%) Apache
13 23 (0.23%) IBM Notes
14 20 (0.20%) Tomcat
15 16 (0.16%) NetWeaver
15 16 (0.16%) WebLogic
16 14 (0.14%) ArcGIS
16 14 (0.14%) CICS
16 14 (0.14%) Elasticsearch
17 12 (0.12%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1,109 (10.85%) Microsoft Office
2 856 (8.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 250 (2.45%) MS Visio
4 244 (2.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 82 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
6 66 (0.65%) Microsoft Project
7 21 (0.21%) SPSS
8 6 (0.059%) Acrobat
9 5 (0.049%) InfoPath
10 4 (0.039%) Chatbot
11 3 (0.029%) SOLIDWORKS
11 3 (0.029%) Stata
12 2 (0.020%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 2 (0.020%) Adobe Premiere
12 2 (0.020%) AutoCAD
12 2 (0.020%) CATIA
12 2 (0.020%) Notepad++
12 2 (0.020%) Windchill
13 1 (0.010%) OrCAD
13 1 (0.010%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 116 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 90 (0.88%) SAP S/4HANA
3 73 (0.71%) SAP SD
4 58 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
5 57 (0.56%) SAP ERP
6 45 (0.44%) SAP FI
7 42 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
7 42 (0.41%) SAP CO
7 42 (0.41%) SAP FI/CO
8 41 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
9 33 (0.32%) Payment Gateway
10 32 (0.31%) NetSuite
11 31 (0.30%) SAP MM
12 29 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
13 24 (0.23%) SAP HR
14 22 (0.22%) SAP PP
15 21 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
15 21 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
15 21 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
16 20 (0.20%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 840 (8.22%) Office 365
2 525 (5.14%) Power Platform
3 516 (5.05%) Azure
4 285 (2.79%) AWS
5 129 (1.26%) SaaS
6 123 (1.20%) Dynamics 365
7 57 (0.56%) Google Analytics
8 53 (0.52%) GCP
9 46 (0.45%) SuccessFactors
10 44 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
11 36 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
12 32 (0.31%) OneDrive
13 30 (0.29%) Adobe Analytics
14 27 (0.26%) G Suite
15 26 (0.25%) IaaS
16 24 (0.23%) PowerApps
17 21 (0.21%) PaaS
18 18 (0.18%) iPaaS
19 17 (0.17%) Serverless
20 14 (0.14%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 567 (5.55%) Firewall
2 373 (3.65%) LAN
3 358 (3.50%) WAN
4 338 (3.31%) TCP/IP
5 246 (2.41%) DNS
6 217 (2.12%) DHCP
7 207 (2.03%) VoIP
8 165 (1.61%) Network Security
9 162 (1.59%) Wireless
10 141 (1.38%) Internet
11 127 (1.24%) VPN
12 121 (1.18%) Broadband
13 90 (0.88%) ADSL
14 88 (0.86%) Intrusion Detection
15 86 (0.84%) Skype
16 81 (0.79%) 3G
16 81 (0.79%) SAN
17 58 (0.57%) Wi-Fi
18 56 (0.55%) VLAN
19 53 (0.52%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 932 (9.12%) SQL Server
2 517 (5.06%) Power BI
3 333 (3.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 331 (3.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 241 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
6 208 (2.04%) Relational Database
7 151 (1.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 109 (1.07%) QlikView
9 107 (1.05%) Big Data
10 98 (0.96%) BusinessObjects
11 96 (0.94%) MySQL
12 63 (0.62%) Data Mining
13 62 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
13 62 (0.61%) MS Access
14 58 (0.57%) Oracle Database
15 53 (0.52%) SAP BW
16 51 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
17 46 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
18 43 (0.42%) RDBMS
19 41 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 511 (5.00%) JIRA
2 464 (4.54%) Selenium
3 181 (1.77%) WebDriver
4 159 (1.56%) Cucumber
5 152 (1.49%) Visual Studio
6 121 (1.18%) SpecFlow
7 95 (0.93%) Git (software)
8 92 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
9 91 (0.89%) SoapUI
10 77 (0.75%) Jenkins
11 69 (0.68%) JMeter
12 62 (0.61%) LoadRunner
13 46 (0.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 42 (0.41%) Zephyr
15 40 (0.39%) Visual Studio Team System
16 38 (0.37%) MSI
17 37 (0.36%) HP UFT
18 34 (0.33%) JUnit
18 34 (0.33%) TestRail
19 31 (0.30%) Bitbucket
General
1 1,939 (18.98%) Finance
2 607 (5.94%) Retail
3 361 (3.53%) Marketing
4 352 (3.45%) Telecoms
5 327 (3.20%) Manufacturing
6 279 (2.73%) Public Sector
7 222 (2.17%) Legal
8 214 (2.09%) Banking
9 177 (1.73%) Law
10 89 (0.87%) Back Office
11 83 (0.81%) Electronics
12 75 (0.73%) Automotive
13 71 (0.69%) Advertising
14 69 (0.68%) Billing
15 62 (0.61%) Aerospace
16 61 (0.60%) Games
17 48 (0.47%) Local Government
18 43 (0.42%) Publishing
19 33 (0.32%) General Ledger
20 28 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 432 (4.23%) .NET
2 192 (1.88%) HTML
3 181 (1.77%) Web Services
4 171 (1.67%) XML
5 123 (1.20%) ASP.NET
6 111 (1.09%) CSS
7 93 (0.91%) JSON
8 87 (0.85%) SOAP
9 85 (0.83%) Gherkin
10 75 (0.73%) REST
11 66 (0.65%) EDI
12 37 (0.36%) HTML5
13 34 (0.33%) Middleware
13 34 (0.33%) RESTful
14 32 (0.31%) .NET Framework
15 31 (0.30%) Node.js
16 26 (0.25%) WinForms
17 25 (0.24%) jQuery
17 25 (0.24%) SAP Basis
18 23 (0.23%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1,400 (13.70%) Analytical Skills
2 551 (5.39%) Management Information System
3 355 (3.47%) Self-Motivation
4 337 (3.30%) User Experience
5 244 (2.39%) Data Centre
6 170 (1.66%) Driving Licence
7 141 (1.38%) Mobile App
8 118 (1.15%) Security Operations Centre
9 101 (0.99%) Greenfield Project
10 76 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
11 73 (0.71%) EPoS
12 63 (0.62%) Data Structures
13 59 (0.58%) Social Media
14 58 (0.57%) Analytical Mindset
15 52 (0.51%) Life Science
16 51 (0.50%) Cyberthreat
17 50 (0.49%) Cyber Kill Chain
17 50 (0.49%) Smartphone
18 43 (0.42%) FMCG
19 42 (0.41%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1,923 (18.82%) Windows
2 672 (6.58%) Windows Server
3 534 (5.23%) Linux
4 494 (4.84%) Windows 10
5 475 (4.65%) Windows 7
6 287 (2.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 221 (2.16%) Windows Server 2008
8 214 (2.09%) Unix
9 128 (1.25%) Android
10 96 (0.94%) Apple iOS
11 67 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
12 64 (0.63%) Windows XP
13 63 (0.62%) Windows 8
14 51 (0.50%) AIX
15 49 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 29 (0.28%) Mac OS
16 29 (0.28%) Windows 2000
16 29 (0.28%) Windows Vista
17 21 (0.21%) CentOS
18 18 (0.18%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,332 (22.82%) Agile Software Development
2 1,402 (13.72%) Problem-Solving
3 1,311 (12.83%) ITIL
4 1,103 (10.80%) Business Analysis
5 965 (9.45%) Business Intelligence
6 868 (8.50%) Test Automation
7 842 (8.24%) Stakeholder Management
8 738 (7.22%) Analytics
9 635 (6.22%) Scrum
10 594 (5.81%) User Stories
11 580 (5.68%) Information Security
12 572 (5.60%) Change Management
13 567 (5.55%) Waterfall
14 553 (5.41%) Project Management
15 534 (5.23%) SDLC
16 496 (4.85%) User Acceptance Testing
17 480 (4.70%) Data Analysis
18 445 (4.36%) Cybersecurity
19 438 (4.29%) ERP
20 426 (4.17%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 2,237 (21.89%) SQL
2 432 (4.23%) C#
3 395 (3.87%) Java
4 345 (3.38%) Python
5 292 (2.86%) PowerShell
6 263 (2.57%) JavaScript
7 216 (2.11%) T-SQL
8 177 (1.73%) VBA
9 173 (1.69%) C
10 149 (1.46%) R
11 101 (0.99%) VB
12 75 (0.73%) C++
13 69 (0.68%) PHP
14 67 (0.66%) PL/SQL
15 66 (0.65%) VB.NET
16 55 (0.54%) Perl
17 52 (0.51%) Ruby
18 41 (0.40%) Bash Shell
19 29 (0.28%) ABAP
20 24 (0.23%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 894 (8.75%) Degree
2 372 (3.64%) Security Cleared
3 343 (3.36%) ISTQB
4 322 (3.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 286 (2.80%) ISEB
6 275 (2.69%) Cisco Certification
7 227 (2.22%) CCNA
8 178 (1.74%) CISSP
9 177 (1.73%) MCSE
10 166 (1.62%) SC Cleared
11 161 (1.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 117 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
13 111 (1.09%) Computer Science Degree
14 109 (1.07%) CCNP
15 108 (1.06%) DV Cleared
16 107 (1.05%) MCP
17 106 (1.04%) MCSA
18 105 (1.03%) CISM
19 90 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 85 (0.83%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 700 (6.85%) QA
2 632 (6.19%) SLA
3 223 (2.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 171 (1.67%) PMO
5 167 (1.63%) Data Quality
6 123 (1.20%) GDPR
7 82 (0.80%) ISO 9001
8 80 (0.78%) PCI DSS
9 54 (0.53%) NIST
9 54 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 38 (0.37%) Cyber Essentials
11 26 (0.25%) COBIT
12 16 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 11 (0.11%) ISO 22301
13 11 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 10 (0.098%) Actionable Recommendations
14 10 (0.098%) Solvency II
15 8 (0.078%) CRD IV
15 8 (0.078%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 8 (0.078%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 1,380 (13.51%) Active Directory
2 351 (3.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 225 (2.20%) Hyper-V
4 78 (0.76%) XenApp
5 63 (0.62%) Docker
6 55 (0.54%) vSphere
7 42 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
8 41 (0.40%) XenDesktop
9 34 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
10 32 (0.31%) Terminal Services
11 27 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
12 22 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
12 22 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
13 20 (0.20%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 16 (0.16%) Apache Flume
15 13 (0.13%) Firmware
16 11 (0.11%) Job Entry Subsystem
16 11 (0.11%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
17 10 (0.098%) VMware Workstation
18 9 (0.088%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 203 (1.99%) SCCM
2 61 (0.60%) WSUS
3 57 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
4 43 (0.42%) HP ALM
5 38 (0.37%) QRadar
6 35 (0.34%) Backup Exec
7 34 (0.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 33 (0.32%) Kubernetes
9 27 (0.26%) SCOM
10 20 (0.20%) Nessus
11 17 (0.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 16 (0.16%) Norton AntiVirus
12 16 (0.16%) Oozie
12 16 (0.16%) vRealize
13 15 (0.15%) CASB
13 15 (0.15%) Microsoft Intune
13 15 (0.15%) Puppet
14 14 (0.14%) Tivoli
15 12 (0.12%) Cisco CUCM
15 12 (0.12%) EnCase
Vendors
1 2,252 (22.04%) Microsoft
2 610 (5.97%) SAP
3 600 (5.87%) VMware
4 493 (4.83%) Citrix
5 433 (4.24%) Oracle
6 400 (3.92%) Cisco
7 296 (2.90%) Tableau
8 174 (1.70%) ServiceNow
9 155 (1.52%) HP
10 148 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
11 132 (1.29%) Splunk
12 130 (1.27%) IBM
13 128 (1.25%) Google
14 102 (1.00%) Apple
14 102 (1.00%) Meraki
15 90 (0.88%) Aruba
16 89 (0.87%) Polycom
17 82 (0.80%) Adobe
18 73 (0.71%) Cognos
19 66 (0.65%) LogRhythm