Period
to 18 September 2019

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 September 2019.

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

Analyst
UK
6 months to
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 12 13 12
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 17,574 21,891 24,932
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.41% 13.05% 14.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.96% 13.58% 14.72%
Number of salaries quoted 14,262 17,712 19,731
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,250 £23,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £36,473 £36,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year +1.31% -1.37% +1.39%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 135,628 161,148 169,376
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.78% 96.07% 96.03%
Number of salaries quoted 107,968 129,896 135,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in the UK

Analyst
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Analyst in the UK

Analyst
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst over the 6 months to 18 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Analyst in the UK

Analyst
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the UK over the 6 months to 18 September 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
England +1 16,489 £40,000 -1.23% 1,902
UK excluding London +2 10,765 £36,473 +1.31% 1,471
London -4 6,550 £47,500 -5.00% 562
South East +2 3,265 £40,000 +6.67% 402
North of England +1 2,758 £35,000 - 393
Midlands 0 1,628 £35,000 -2.78% 208
North West +1 1,363 £37,500 +2.74% 209
South West +4 1,306 £35,000 - 179
Yorkshire +2 1,182 £32,500 -7.14% 147
West Midlands +1 1,095 £35,000 - 132
East of England +3 952 £40,000 +6.67% 160
East Midlands -3 531 £35,000 -6.67% 75
Scotland -12 488 £37,500 +7.14% 68
Wales 0 314 £35,000 +11.11% 49
North East +5 215 £32,500 -7.14% 37
Northern Ireland +10 55 £35,000 +19.66% 13
Channel Islands -2 7 £30,000 -7.69% 1

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 4,263 (24.26%) SQL
2 4,096 (23.31%) Finance
3 4,000 (22.76%) Agile Software Development
4 3,691 (21.00%) Microsoft
5 3,279 (18.66%) Windows
6 2,622 (14.92%) Analytical Skills
7 2,308 (13.13%) Problem-Solving
8 2,281 (12.98%) Active Directory
9 2,138 (12.17%) ITIL
10 2,137 (12.16%) Business Analysis
11 1,881 (10.70%) Business Intelligence
12 1,873 (10.66%) Microsoft Office
13 1,743 (9.92%) Degree
14 1,653 (9.41%) SQL Server
15 1,600 (9.10%) Office 365
16 1,588 (9.04%) Microsoft Excel
17 1,544 (8.79%) Stakeholder Management
18 1,525 (8.68%) Analytics
19 1,154 (6.57%) Windows Server
20 1,139 (6.48%) Test Automation
21 1,128 (6.42%) Scrum
22 1,101 (6.26%) User Stories
23 1,097 (6.24%) QA
24 1,054 (6.00%) Retail
25 1,027 (5.84%) Project Management
26 983 (5.59%) Windows 10
27 979 (5.57%) Management Information System
28 973 (5.54%) Power Platform
29 953 (5.42%) Power BI
30 936 (5.33%) VMware

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 633 (3.60%) SharePoint
2 587 (3.34%) MS Exchange
3 279 (1.59%) Confluence
4 238 (1.35%) IIS
5 232 (1.32%) SAS
6 186 (1.06%) Skype for Business
7 143 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
8 129 (0.73%) CMS
9 118 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
10 92 (0.52%) Tomcat
11 71 (0.40%) Apache
12 57 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
13 55 (0.31%) Apache Spark
14 52 (0.30%) WebSphere
15 41 (0.23%) IBM Notes
16 38 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
17 33 (0.19%) WordPress
18 29 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
19 27 (0.15%) ArcGIS
20 25 (0.14%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1,873 (10.66%) Microsoft Office
2 1,588 (9.04%) Microsoft Excel
3 446 (2.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 387 (2.20%) MS Visio
5 130 (0.74%) Microsoft Project
6 110 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
7 73 (0.42%) SPSS
8 20 (0.11%) Stata
9 12 (0.068%) Acrobat
10 11 (0.063%) Chatbot
11 8 (0.046%) AutoCAD
12 7 (0.040%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 5 (0.028%) Gliffy
14 4 (0.023%) InfoPath
15 3 (0.017%) Adobe Premiere
15 3 (0.017%) EViews
15 3 (0.017%) Notepad++
15 3 (0.017%) SOLIDWORKS
15 3 (0.017%) SPSS Modeler
16 2 (0.011%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 243 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 146 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
3 94 (0.53%) SAP S/4HANA
4 88 (0.50%) SAP SD
5 73 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
6 70 (0.40%) NetSuite
7 66 (0.38%) SAP ERP
7 66 (0.38%) SAP FI
8 62 (0.35%) Payment Gateway
9 61 (0.35%) SAP CO
10 60 (0.34%) SAP FI/CO
11 59 (0.34%) thinkFolio
12 51 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
12 51 (0.29%) SAP MM
13 50 (0.28%) SAP HR
14 49 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
15 46 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
16 38 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
17 37 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
18 36 (0.20%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 1,600 (9.10%) Office 365
2 973 (5.54%) Power Platform
3 917 (5.22%) Azure
4 448 (2.55%) AWS
5 275 (1.56%) SaaS
6 199 (1.13%) Dynamics 365
7 161 (0.92%) Google Analytics
8 97 (0.55%) Adobe Analytics
9 92 (0.52%) GCP
10 86 (0.49%) Azure Active Directory
11 70 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
12 59 (0.34%) G Suite
13 57 (0.32%) OneDrive
14 50 (0.28%) SuccessFactors
15 49 (0.28%) PowerApps
16 39 (0.22%) IaaS
17 37 (0.21%) PaaS
18 29 (0.17%) Google Tag Manager
19 23 (0.13%) iPaaS
20 19 (0.11%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 917 (5.22%) Firewall
2 589 (3.35%) LAN
3 564 (3.21%) WAN
4 553 (3.15%) TCP/IP
5 422 (2.40%) DNS
6 365 (2.08%) DHCP
7 336 (1.91%) VoIP
8 278 (1.58%) Network Security
9 270 (1.54%) VPN
10 251 (1.43%) Wireless
11 217 (1.23%) Internet
12 205 (1.17%) Skype
13 162 (0.92%) Broadband
14 138 (0.79%) SAN
15 126 (0.72%) Intrusion Detection
16 115 (0.65%) ADSL
17 106 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
18 99 (0.56%) 3G
19 98 (0.56%) VLAN
20 80 (0.46%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,653 (9.41%) SQL Server
2 953 (5.42%) Power BI
3 621 (3.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 617 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 605 (3.44%) Data Warehouse
6 397 (2.26%) Relational Database
7 269 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 233 (1.33%) QlikView
9 215 (1.22%) Big Data
10 207 (1.18%) BusinessObjects
11 156 (0.89%) MySQL
12 122 (0.69%) RDBMS
13 113 (0.64%) Oracle Database
13 113 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
14 107 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
15 98 (0.56%) Data Mining
16 90 (0.51%) MS Access
17 84 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
18 83 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
19 74 (0.42%) DB2
Development Applications
1 902 (5.13%) JIRA
2 616 (3.51%) Selenium
3 235 (1.34%) Cucumber
4 214 (1.22%) WebDriver
5 201 (1.14%) Visual Studio
6 179 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
7 168 (0.96%) SoapUI
8 163 (0.93%) SpecFlow
9 138 (0.79%) Git (software)
10 118 (0.67%) JMeter
11 117 (0.67%) Jenkins
12 104 (0.59%) LoadRunner
13 62 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 59 (0.34%) Visual Studio Team System
15 49 (0.28%) HP UFT
16 47 (0.27%) Zephyr
17 45 (0.26%) JUnit
18 42 (0.24%) TestRail
19 41 (0.23%) Subversion
20 40 (0.23%) Bitbucket
General
1 4,096 (23.31%) Finance
2 1,054 (6.00%) Retail
3 759 (4.32%) Marketing
4 749 (4.26%) Banking
5 482 (2.74%) Law
6 449 (2.55%) Legal
7 446 (2.54%) Telecoms
8 406 (2.31%) Manufacturing
9 400 (2.28%) Public Sector
10 286 (1.63%) Back Office
11 284 (1.62%) Front Office
12 165 (0.94%) Advertising
13 133 (0.76%) Billing
14 111 (0.63%) Publishing
15 108 (0.61%) Investment Banking
16 101 (0.57%) Games
16 101 (0.57%) Local Government
17 96 (0.55%) Electronics
18 87 (0.50%) Financial Institution
19 86 (0.49%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 748 (4.26%) .NET
2 379 (2.16%) XML
3 345 (1.96%) HTML
4 267 (1.52%) Web Services
5 212 (1.21%) ASP.NET
5 212 (1.21%) CSS
6 151 (0.86%) JSON
7 144 (0.82%) SOAP
8 139 (0.79%) REST
9 96 (0.55%) Gherkin
10 86 (0.49%) Middleware
11 82 (0.47%) EDI
12 78 (0.44%) RESTful
13 76 (0.43%) FIX Protocol
14 52 (0.30%) jQuery
15 47 (0.27%) HTML5
16 45 (0.26%) ASP.NET MVC
17 44 (0.25%) Ajax
18 38 (0.22%) Spring
19 36 (0.20%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2,622 (14.92%) Analytical Skills
2 979 (5.57%) Management Information System
3 560 (3.19%) Self-Motivation
4 512 (2.91%) User Experience
5 296 (1.68%) Data Centre
6 215 (1.22%) Mobile App
7 193 (1.10%) Derivative
8 191 (1.09%) Driving Licence
9 177 (1.01%) Greenfield Project
10 176 (1.00%) Equities
11 173 (0.98%) Security Operations Centre
12 164 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
13 152 (0.86%) Reinsurance
14 146 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 143 (0.81%) Fixed Income
16 131 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
17 129 (0.73%) iPhone
18 119 (0.68%) Data Structures
19 113 (0.64%) Social Media
20 112 (0.64%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3,279 (18.66%) Windows
2 1,154 (6.57%) Windows Server
3 983 (5.59%) Windows 10
4 890 (5.06%) Windows 7
5 843 (4.80%) Linux
6 520 (2.96%) Windows Server 2012
7 445 (2.53%) Unix
8 326 (1.86%) Windows Server 2008
9 294 (1.67%) Android
10 204 (1.16%) Apple iOS
11 151 (0.86%) Windows 8
12 100 (0.57%) Mac OS
13 82 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
14 69 (0.39%) Windows XP
15 63 (0.36%) AIX
16 60 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 55 (0.31%) Mac OS X
18 44 (0.25%) Windows Vista
19 41 (0.23%) CentOS
20 30 (0.17%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,000 (22.76%) Agile Software Development
2 2,308 (13.13%) Problem-Solving
3 2,138 (12.17%) ITIL
4 2,137 (12.16%) Business Analysis
5 1,881 (10.70%) Business Intelligence
6 1,544 (8.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 1,525 (8.68%) Analytics
8 1,139 (6.48%) Test Automation
9 1,128 (6.42%) Scrum
10 1,101 (6.26%) User Stories
11 1,027 (5.84%) Project Management
12 929 (5.29%) Information Security
13 923 (5.25%) User Acceptance Testing
14 919 (5.23%) SDLC
15 901 (5.13%) Waterfall
16 883 (5.02%) Change Management
17 821 (4.67%) Data Analysis
18 774 (4.40%) CRM
19 743 (4.23%) Visualisation
20 721 (4.10%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 4,263 (24.26%) SQL
2 795 (4.52%) Python
3 761 (4.33%) C#
4 744 (4.23%) Java
5 548 (3.12%) PowerShell
6 465 (2.65%) T-SQL
7 420 (2.39%) JavaScript
8 382 (2.17%) VBA
9 326 (1.86%) R
10 286 (1.63%) C
11 160 (0.91%) VB
12 141 (0.80%) PL/SQL
13 132 (0.75%) C++
14 127 (0.72%) Perl
15 103 (0.59%) PHP
16 99 (0.56%) Bash Shell
17 95 (0.54%) VB.NET
18 65 (0.37%) Ruby
19 58 (0.33%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
20 56 (0.32%) RPG
Qualifications
1 1,743 (9.92%) Degree
2 564 (3.21%) Security Cleared
3 454 (2.58%) Microsoft Certification
4 451 (2.57%) Cisco Certification
5 428 (2.44%) ISEB
6 388 (2.21%) ISTQB
7 374 (2.13%) CCNA
8 312 (1.78%) CISSP
9 261 (1.49%) SC Cleared
10 252 (1.43%) MCSE
11 232 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
12 200 (1.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 196 (1.12%) CISM
14 192 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
15 173 (0.98%) CCNP
16 169 (0.96%) MCP
17 166 (0.94%) DV Cleared
18 125 (0.71%) MCSA
18 125 (0.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 107 (0.61%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,097 (6.24%) QA
2 862 (4.90%) SLA
3 459 (2.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 368 (2.09%) Data Quality
5 293 (1.67%) PMO
6 278 (1.58%) GDPR
7 182 (1.04%) PCI DSS
8 116 (0.66%) NIST
9 92 (0.52%) ISO 9001
10 91 (0.52%) Cyber Essentials
11 71 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 65 (0.37%) COBIT
13 43 (0.24%) MiFID
14 37 (0.21%) EMIR
15 28 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 28 (0.16%) Solvency II
16 27 (0.15%) Actionable Recommendations
17 24 (0.14%) SEPA
18 20 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
19 16 (0.091%) PSD2
System Software
1 2,281 (12.98%) Active Directory
2 521 (2.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 334 (1.90%) Hyper-V
4 137 (0.78%) XenApp
5 95 (0.54%) vSphere
6 78 (0.44%) Docker
6 78 (0.44%) XenDesktop
7 72 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
8 43 (0.24%) Virtual Desktop
9 41 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
10 40 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
11 38 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
12 32 (0.18%) Terminal Services
13 22 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
14 20 (0.11%) Apache Flume
15 19 (0.11%) Citrix Hypervisor
16 17 (0.097%) Firmware
16 17 (0.097%) Forefront TMG
17 15 (0.085%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
18 11 (0.063%) Snort
Systems Management
1 447 (2.54%) SCCM
2 108 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
3 90 (0.51%) WSUS
4 65 (0.37%) Nessus
5 64 (0.36%) QRadar
6 55 (0.31%) HP ALM
7 45 (0.26%) Backup Exec
8 42 (0.24%) Kubernetes
9 38 (0.22%) Microsoft Intune
10 31 (0.18%) SCOM
11 30 (0.17%) Control-M
11 30 (0.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 27 (0.15%) Ansible
12 27 (0.15%) Puppet
13 26 (0.15%) AirWatch
14 24 (0.14%) Norton AntiVirus
15 20 (0.11%) Oozie
15 20 (0.11%) WebSphere Cast Iron
16 19 (0.11%) Cisco CUCM
17 18 (0.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 3,691 (21.00%) Microsoft
2 936 (5.33%) VMware
3 931 (5.30%) SAP
4 890 (5.06%) Oracle
5 759 (4.32%) Citrix
6 731 (4.16%) Tableau
7 645 (3.67%) Cisco
8 361 (2.05%) ServiceNow
9 359 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
10 309 (1.76%) Google
11 265 (1.51%) HP
12 238 (1.35%) IBM
13 221 (1.26%) Adobe
14 208 (1.18%) Splunk
15 196 (1.12%) Apple
16 149 (0.85%) Meraki
17 122 (0.69%) Aruba
18 121 (0.69%) Polycom
19 108 (0.61%) Cognos
19 108 (0.61%) JD Edwards