Period
to

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 25 May 2022.

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
25 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 22 24 16
Rank change year-on-year +2 -8 -4
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 16,625 8,702 10,382
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 10.12% 9.44% 11.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.94% 10.20% 11.81%
Number of salaries quoted 11,418 6,899 8,351
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,500 £25,000
25th Percentile £32,750 £32,500 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £44,000 £43,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.27% +2.33% +7.50%
75th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +6.85%

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 151,982 85,295 87,912
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.53% 92.50% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82,544 65,076 71,375
10th Percentile £32,456 £31,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £39,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in the UK

Analyst
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Analyst in the UK

Analyst
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Analyst over the 6 months to 25 May 2022.

Salary histogram for Analyst in the UK

Analyst
Top 18 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 25 May 2022. 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
Jobs
England +4 14,780 £45,404 +0.90% 1,481
UK excluding London +6 8,856 £40,000 - 1,054
London -12 6,710 £55,000 - 512
Work from Home +3 6,584 £47,500 +5.56% 433
South East +8 2,447 £45,000 +5.88% 267
North of England +4 2,216 £40,000 +6.67% 274
Midlands 0 1,470 £40,000 - 212
North West +4 1,162 £40,000 +6.67% 153
West Midlands -1 1,007 £41,500 +3.75% 137
South West +15 875 £38,500 +10.88% 98
Yorkshire +3 854 £38,000 +1.33% 99
East of England +2 850 £40,000 - 113
Scotland +10 675 £37,500 - 58
East Midlands 0 452 £37,500 -3.85% 74
Wales -2 274 £40,000 +14.29% 20
North East +31 200 £37,731 +1.29% 22
Northern Ireland +34 86 £37,500 +27.12% 12
Channel Islands +1 9 £50,000 +38.89%

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 2022, Analyst job roles required the following 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 5,462 (32.85%) Social Skills
2 4,683 (28.17%) Finance
3 4,558 (27.42%) Agile
4 4,425 (26.62%) SQL
5 3,218 (19.36%) Analytical Skills
6 3,187 (19.17%) Microsoft
7 2,636 (15.86%) Problem-Solving
8 2,430 (14.62%) Analytics
9 2,260 (13.59%) Windows
10 2,251 (13.54%) Business Analysis
11 2,147 (12.91%) Business Intelligence
12 2,087 (12.55%) Degree
13 1,960 (11.79%) Microsoft Excel
14 1,887 (11.35%) Stakeholder Management
15 1,794 (10.79%) Power Platform
16 1,762 (10.60%) Data Analysis
17 1,723 (10.36%) Power BI
18 1,706 (10.26%) Microsoft 365
19 1,699 (10.22%) ITIL
20 1,675 (10.08%) Python
21 1,642 (9.88%) Azure
22 1,587 (9.55%) Active Directory
23 1,424 (8.57%) Project Management
24 1,396 (8.40%) Microsoft Office
25 1,379 (8.29%) User Stories
26 1,198 (7.21%) Visualisation
27 1,162 (6.99%) Retail
28 1,102 (6.63%) Requirements Gathering
29 1,099 (6.61%) Marketing
30 1,082 (6.51%) SQL Server

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
1 516 (3.10%) SharePoint
2 462 (2.78%) SAS
3 442 (2.66%) Confluence
4 243 (1.46%) MS Exchange
5 128 (0.77%) CMS
6 121 (0.73%) IIS
7 75 (0.45%) Apache Spark
8 43 (0.26%) Apache
8 43 (0.26%) Tomcat
9 36 (0.22%) Jupyter
10 29 (0.17%) WebSphere
10 29 (0.17%) WordPress
11 26 (0.16%) Elasticsearch
12 25 (0.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 24 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2013
13 24 (0.14%) JBoss
14 23 (0.14%) Apache Airflow
15 13 (0.078%) Oracle Workflow
16 12 (0.072%) Exchange Server 2010
17 11 (0.066%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1,960 (11.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 1,396 (8.40%) Microsoft Office
3 569 (3.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 420 (2.53%) MS Visio
5 134 (0.81%) SPSS
6 119 (0.72%) Microsoft Project
7 102 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
8 25 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 17 (0.10%) Stata
10 13 (0.078%) AutoCAD
11 11 (0.066%) Chatbot
12 10 (0.060%) Abaqus
13 5 (0.030%) Adobe Captivate
13 5 (0.030%) Adobe Premiere
13 5 (0.030%) Open Workbench
14 3 (0.018%) FileZilla
14 3 (0.018%) InfoPath
15 2 (0.012%) CATIA
15 2 (0.012%) Gliffy
15 2 (0.012%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 164 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 96 (0.58%) SAP S/4HANA
3 73 (0.44%) NetSuite
4 52 (0.31%) Dynamics GP
5 51 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
6 48 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
7 47 (0.28%) Sentinel
8 36 (0.22%) SAP SD
9 32 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
10 31 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
11 28 (0.17%) SAP FI
12 27 (0.16%) SAP PP
13 26 (0.16%) Elite 3E
14 25 (0.15%) SAP CO
14 25 (0.15%) SAP FI/CO
15 24 (0.14%) Alphatax
15 24 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
16 23 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
16 23 (0.14%) Workday HCM
17 22 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 1,794 (10.79%) Power Platform
2 1,706 (10.26%) Microsoft 365
3 1,642 (9.88%) Azure
4 553 (3.33%) AWS
5 522 (3.14%) SaaS
6 351 (2.11%) Google Analytics
7 336 (2.02%) GCP
8 216 (1.30%) Azure Active Directory
9 195 (1.17%) Dynamics 365
10 139 (0.84%) Snowflake
11 128 (0.77%) PowerApps
12 108 (0.65%) PaaS
13 103 (0.62%) Google Data Studio
14 101 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
15 99 (0.60%) Power Automate
16 98 (0.59%) OneDrive
17 91 (0.55%) Mimecast
18 87 (0.52%) dbt
19 82 (0.49%) Slack
20 79 (0.48%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 495 (2.98%) Firewall
2 330 (1.98%) DNS
3 303 (1.82%) TCP/IP
4 293 (1.76%) LAN
5 275 (1.65%) WAN
6 259 (1.56%) DHCP
7 234 (1.41%) VPN
8 169 (1.02%) Network Security
9 150 (0.90%) Internet
10 111 (0.67%) Wireless
11 100 (0.60%) Broadband
12 99 (0.60%) VoIP
13 75 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
14 70 (0.42%) SAN
15 69 (0.42%) Intrusion Detection
16 59 (0.35%) VLAN
17 55 (0.33%) Intranet
18 46 (0.28%) Remote Desktop
19 45 (0.27%) Skype
20 43 (0.26%) SD-WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,723 (10.36%) Power BI
2 1,082 (6.51%) SQL Server
2 1,082 (6.51%) Tableau
3 617 (3.71%) Data Warehouse
4 379 (2.28%) Relational Database
5 348 (2.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 307 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 292 (1.76%) BigQuery
8 260 (1.56%) Looker
9 256 (1.54%) Big Data
10 179 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
11 172 (1.03%) MySQL
12 156 (0.94%) Data Mining
13 153 (0.92%) QlikView
14 129 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
15 111 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 107 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
17 106 (0.64%) Qlik Sense
18 101 (0.61%) Oracle Database
19 99 (0.60%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1,076 (6.47%) JIRA
2 319 (1.92%) Git (software)
3 238 (1.43%) Selenium
4 168 (1.01%) Postman
5 138 (0.83%) Jenkins
6 109 (0.66%) JMeter
7 86 (0.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 73 (0.44%) SpecFlow
9 69 (0.42%) Cucumber
10 65 (0.39%) REST Assured
11 64 (0.38%) Visual Studio
12 63 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
13 56 (0.34%) Newman
14 47 (0.28%) Bitbucket
15 43 (0.26%) WebDriver
16 37 (0.22%) TestRail
17 35 (0.21%) SoapUI
18 31 (0.19%) Eclipse
18 31 (0.19%) Subversion
19 30 (0.18%) Appium
General
1 5,462 (32.85%) Social Skills
2 4,683 (28.17%) Finance
3 3,218 (19.36%) Analytical Skills
4 1,162 (6.99%) Retail
5 1,099 (6.61%) Marketing
6 967 (5.82%) Banking
7 855 (5.14%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 839 (5.05%) Public Sector
9 676 (4.07%) Legal
10 650 (3.91%) Manufacturing
11 608 (3.66%) Presentation Skills
12 604 (3.63%) Law
13 523 (3.15%) Organisational Skills
14 445 (2.68%) Influencing Skills
15 357 (2.15%) Advertising
16 295 (1.77%) Telecoms
17 289 (1.74%) Games
18 196 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
19 194 (1.17%) Automotive
20 178 (1.07%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 334 (2.01%) .NET
2 309 (1.86%) HTML
3 236 (1.42%) XML
4 209 (1.26%) CSS
5 136 (0.82%) JSON
5 136 (0.82%) RESTful
6 126 (0.76%) Web Services
7 125 (0.75%) REST
8 96 (0.58%) Kafka
8 96 (0.58%) React
9 94 (0.57%) EDI
10 77 (0.46%) SOAP
11 71 (0.43%) Spring
12 66 (0.40%) Middleware
13 63 (0.38%) FIX Protocol
14 59 (0.35%) Gherkin
15 54 (0.32%) Pandas
16 53 (0.32%) Spring Boot
17 50 (0.30%) AngularJS
18 48 (0.29%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 860 (5.17%) Management Information System
2 703 (4.23%) Self-Motivation
3 662 (3.98%) User Experience
4 269 (1.62%) Data Structures
5 251 (1.51%) Life Science
6 232 (1.40%) Credit Risk
7 187 (1.12%) Virtual Team
8 170 (1.02%) NHS
9 164 (0.99%) Mobile App
10 148 (0.89%) Fixed Income
11 145 (0.87%) Analytical Mindset
11 145 (0.87%) Derivative
12 138 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 135 (0.81%) Driving Licence
14 122 (0.73%) Cyberthreat
14 122 (0.73%) IoT
15 121 (0.73%) Social Media
16 120 (0.72%) Data Centre
17 116 (0.70%) Algorithms
18 99 (0.60%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 2,260 (13.59%) Windows
2 797 (4.79%) Windows 10
3 724 (4.35%) Windows Server
4 569 (3.42%) Linux
5 213 (1.28%) Unix
6 194 (1.17%) Windows 7
7 183 (1.10%) Android
8 168 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
9 154 (0.93%) Apple iOS
10 149 (0.90%) Windows Server 2016
11 137 (0.82%) Mac OS
12 106 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
13 97 (0.58%) Windows Server 2019
14 52 (0.31%) Mac OS X
15 38 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 28 (0.17%) VMS
17 27 (0.16%) AIX
18 25 (0.15%) Solaris
19 24 (0.14%) CentOS
19 24 (0.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,558 (27.42%) Agile
2 2,636 (15.86%) Problem-Solving
3 2,430 (14.62%) Analytics
4 2,251 (13.54%) Business Analysis
5 2,147 (12.91%) Business Intelligence
6 1,887 (11.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 1,762 (10.60%) Data Analysis
8 1,699 (10.22%) ITIL
9 1,424 (8.57%) Project Management
10 1,379 (8.29%) User Stories
11 1,198 (7.21%) Visualisation
12 1,102 (6.63%) Requirements Gathering
13 1,053 (6.33%) Decision-Making
14 987 (5.94%) Information Security
15 982 (5.91%) Cybersecurity
16 938 (5.64%) Scrum
17 921 (5.54%) Continuous Improvement
18 883 (5.31%) Change Management
19 839 (5.05%) Mentoring
19 839 (5.05%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4,425 (26.62%) SQL
2 1,675 (10.08%) Python
3 683 (4.11%) R
4 503 (3.03%) JavaScript
5 484 (2.91%) Java
6 472 (2.84%) C#
7 450 (2.71%) PowerShell
8 351 (2.11%) T-SQL
9 299 (1.80%) VBA
10 298 (1.79%) C
11 155 (0.93%) Bash
12 123 (0.74%) PL/SQL
13 100 (0.60%) C++
14 96 (0.58%) PHP
15 92 (0.55%) Shell Script
16 82 (0.49%) Perl
17 72 (0.43%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 59 (0.35%) MATLAB
18 59 (0.35%) VB
19 33 (0.20%) RPG
Qualifications
1 2,087 (12.55%) Degree
2 893 (5.37%) Security Cleared
3 568 (3.42%) SC Cleared
4 264 (1.59%) CISSP
5 260 (1.56%) ISTQB
6 249 (1.50%) Computer Science Degree
7 238 (1.43%) ISEB
8 175 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
9 159 (0.96%) DBS Check
10 146 (0.88%) CISM
11 140 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
12 125 (0.75%) Master's Degree
13 118 (0.71%) CISA
14 103 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
15 98 (0.59%) PMI Certification
16 93 (0.56%) DV Cleared
17 89 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 86 (0.52%) Numerate Degree
19 85 (0.51%) IIBA
20 77 (0.46%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 955 (5.74%) QA
2 853 (5.13%) SLA
3 586 (3.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 461 (2.77%) Data Quality
5 427 (2.57%) PMO
6 383 (2.30%) GDPR
7 294 (1.77%) Cyber Essentials
8 201 (1.21%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 199 (1.20%) NIST
10 183 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 126 (0.76%) PCI DSS
12 113 (0.68%) GRC
13 70 (0.42%) Accessibility
14 69 (0.42%) COBIT
15 62 (0.37%) IFRS
16 61 (0.37%) MiFID
17 58 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
18 46 (0.28%) Actionable Recommendations
19 39 (0.23%) SOC 2
20 35 (0.21%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 1,587 (9.55%) Active Directory
2 274 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 140 (0.84%) Docker
4 102 (0.61%) Hyper-V
5 79 (0.48%) XenApp
6 69 (0.42%) vSphere
7 65 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
8 50 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
9 39 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
10 29 (0.17%) XenDesktop
11 22 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
12 18 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 16 (0.096%) Firmware
14 14 (0.084%) Virtual Servers
15 11 (0.066%) BitLocker
15 11 (0.066%) Snort
16 8 (0.048%) Microsoft App-V
16 8 (0.048%) Terminal Services
17 6 (0.036%) Citrix Hypervisor
18 4 (0.024%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 331 (1.99%) SCCM
2 200 (1.20%) Microsoft Intune
3 115 (0.69%) Kubernetes
4 97 (0.58%) Ansible
5 52 (0.31%) Grafana
6 49 (0.29%) Nessus
7 47 (0.28%) Jamf Pro
8 43 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
9 41 (0.25%) SCOM
10 37 (0.22%) Terraform
11 36 (0.22%) Prometheus
12 34 (0.20%) Backup Exec
12 34 (0.20%) Single Sign-On
13 32 (0.19%) Icinga
14 27 (0.16%) Control-M
15 26 (0.16%) WSUS
16 25 (0.15%) SCSM
17 19 (0.11%) CSIRT
17 19 (0.11%) Kibana
17 19 (0.11%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3,187 (19.17%) Microsoft
2 710 (4.27%) Oracle
3 704 (4.23%) Google
4 530 (3.19%) SAP
5 461 (2.77%) VMware
6 397 (2.39%) Citrix
7 365 (2.20%) Salesforce.com
8 341 (2.05%) Cisco
9 318 (1.91%) ServiceNow
10 233 (1.40%) Apple
11 203 (1.22%) Adobe
12 196 (1.18%) Splunk
13 141 (0.85%) Alteryx
14 123 (0.74%) HP
15 114 (0.69%) SolarWinds
16 101 (0.61%) Workday
17 100 (0.60%) Cognos
17 100 (0.60%) Red Hat
18 99 (0.60%) Atlassian
19 97 (0.58%) IBM