Period
to 25 June 2018

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 25 June 2018.

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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 12 8
Rank change year-on-year -1 -4 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 22,400 24,632 30,922
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.87% 14.22% 15.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.37% 14.78% 15.97%
Number of salaries quoted 18,305 20,355 26,663
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,000 £23,500 £23,375
90th Percentile £64,450 £64,900 £63,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £36,814 £35,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% -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 167,509 166,662 193,568
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.27% 96.24% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 135,969 137,221 162,582
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,091
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.97% +5.23%

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 25 June 2018.

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 June 2018. 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 20,920 £40,500 +1.25% 1,999
UK excluding London -2 13,215 £36,814 +3.70% 1,437
London -2 8,800 £48,500 -3.00% 694
South East -2 3,600 £37,500 +1.35% 339
North of England 0 3,482 £37,500 +7.14% 400
Midlands -1 2,181 £35,000 -6.67% 244
North West -2 1,692 £37,500 +7.14% 233
Yorkshire -3 1,582 £37,500 +7.14% 137
East of England 0 1,544 £37,500 +4.90% 158
West Midlands +4 1,466 £35,000 -0.48% 158
South West -3 1,307 £35,000 -1.41% 162
Scotland +3 808 £36,000 -7.69% 96
East Midlands -7 714 £35,000 -10.26% 83
Wales +5 340 £32,500 -4.41% 30
North East -4 209 £35,000 +6.06% 30
Northern Ireland -7 41 £30,000 - 7
Channel Islands +4 14 £40,000 +23.08% 1
Isle of Man -6 1 £32,500 -35.00%

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 2018, 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 6,255 (27.92%) Finance
2 5,866 (26.19%) SQL
3 4,993 (22.29%) Agile Software Development
4 4,523 (20.19%) Microsoft
5 3,882 (17.33%) Windows
6 3,739 (16.69%) Analytical Skills
7 3,042 (13.58%) Business Analysis
8 2,939 (13.12%) Degree
9 2,926 (13.06%) Problem-Solving
10 2,693 (12.02%) ITIL
11 2,378 (10.62%) SQL Server
12 2,318 (10.35%) Active Directory
13 2,256 (10.07%) Microsoft Office
14 2,172 (9.70%) Stakeholder Management
15 2,077 (9.27%) Microsoft Excel
16 1,895 (8.46%) Business Intelligence
17 1,616 (7.21%) QA
18 1,538 (6.87%) Test Automation
19 1,519 (6.78%) Project Management
20 1,489 (6.65%) Analytics
21 1,479 (6.60%) SDLC
22 1,464 (6.54%) Retail
23 1,416 (6.32%) Scrum
24 1,395 (6.23%) Oracle
25 1,394 (6.22%) Windows Server
26 1,368 (6.11%) Banking
27 1,329 (5.93%) Data Analysis
28 1,304 (5.82%) User Acceptance Testing
29 1,256 (5.61%) User Stories
30 1,226 (5.47%) Office 365

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
1 697 (3.11%) MS Exchange
2 679 (3.03%) SharePoint
3 379 (1.69%) SAS
4 353 (1.58%) Confluence
5 322 (1.44%) IIS
6 225 (1.00%) Skype for Business
7 209 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
8 169 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
9 138 (0.62%) CMS
10 104 (0.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 100 (0.45%) Apache
12 94 (0.42%) WebSphere
13 84 (0.38%) Tomcat
14 79 (0.35%) JBoss
15 70 (0.31%) WebLogic
16 57 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
17 54 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
18 47 (0.21%) Apache Spark
19 46 (0.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
20 44 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2,256 (10.07%) Microsoft Office
2 2,077 (9.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 614 (2.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 524 (2.34%) MS Visio
5 216 (0.96%) Microsoft Project
6 171 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
7 131 (0.58%) SPSS
8 22 (0.098%) Photoshop
9 15 (0.067%) Acrobat
10 14 (0.063%) Stata
11 12 (0.054%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 8 (0.036%) AutoCAD
13 7 (0.031%) Chatbot
13 7 (0.031%) Mingle
14 6 (0.027%) EViews
15 4 (0.018%) CATIA
15 4 (0.018%) Windchill
16 3 (0.013%) InDesign
16 3 (0.013%) Siemens NX
17 2 (0.009%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 258 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
2 233 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
3 180 (0.80%) Dynamics NAV
4 168 (0.75%) NetSuite
5 124 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
6 90 (0.40%) SAP FI
7 89 (0.40%) SAP CO
8 86 (0.38%) SAP FI/CO
8 86 (0.38%) SAP SD
9 70 (0.31%) SAP ERP
10 61 (0.27%) SAP S/4HANA
11 59 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
12 58 (0.26%) Markit EDM
13 56 (0.25%) SAP MM
14 55 (0.25%) Elite 3E
14 55 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
15 54 (0.24%) SAP PP
16 45 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
16 45 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
17 44 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 1,226 (5.47%) Office 365
2 654 (2.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 374 (1.67%) SaaS
4 349 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
5 209 (0.93%) Google Analytics
6 144 (0.64%) Dynamics 365
7 98 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
8 88 (0.39%) Adobe Analytics
9 81 (0.36%) Mimecast
10 68 (0.30%) IaaS
11 58 (0.26%) PaaS
12 42 (0.19%) Slack
13 40 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
14 39 (0.17%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
15 37 (0.17%) Salesforce Service Cloud
16 36 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
17 34 (0.15%) GitHub
18 32 (0.14%) AdWords
19 28 (0.13%) G Suite
20 27 (0.12%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 995 (4.44%) Firewall
2 591 (2.64%) LAN
3 577 (2.58%) TCP/IP
4 531 (2.37%) WAN
5 490 (2.19%) DNS
6 414 (1.85%) VPN
7 323 (1.44%) Network Security
8 322 (1.44%) DHCP
9 308 (1.38%) Internet
10 246 (1.10%) VoIP
11 233 (1.04%) SAN
12 201 (0.90%) Skype
13 167 (0.75%) Wireless
14 152 (0.68%) Intrusion Detection
15 142 (0.63%) SMS
16 136 (0.61%) Intranet
17 133 (0.59%) VLAN
18 130 (0.58%) SSL
19 121 (0.54%) HTTP
20 119 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,378 (10.62%) SQL Server
2 903 (4.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 760 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
4 660 (2.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 595 (2.66%) Power BI
6 538 (2.40%) Relational Database
7 420 (1.88%) Big Data
8 347 (1.55%) BusinessObjects
9 329 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 275 (1.23%) MySQL
11 250 (1.12%) QlikView
12 223 (1.00%) Crystal Reports
13 190 (0.85%) Oracle Database
14 181 (0.81%) Hadoop
15 179 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
16 169 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
17 158 (0.71%) RDBMS
18 126 (0.56%) Data Mining
19 124 (0.55%) MS Access
20 123 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1,004 (4.48%) JIRA
2 799 (3.57%) Selenium
3 351 (1.57%) Cucumber
4 274 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 252 (1.13%) WebDriver
6 242 (1.08%) Visual Studio
7 176 (0.79%) SoapUI
8 158 (0.71%) Jenkins
9 154 (0.69%) SpecFlow
10 138 (0.62%) Git (software)
11 107 (0.48%) JMeter
12 91 (0.41%) HP UFT
13 87 (0.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 71 (0.32%) LoadRunner
15 69 (0.31%) Subversion
16 60 (0.27%) Eclipse
17 59 (0.26%) Maven
18 58 (0.26%) TeamCity
19 57 (0.25%) JUnit
20 47 (0.21%) Bitbucket
General
1 6,255 (27.92%) Finance
2 1,464 (6.54%) Retail
3 1,368 (6.11%) Banking
4 894 (3.99%) Marketing
5 829 (3.70%) Legal
6 720 (3.21%) Law
7 553 (2.47%) Manufacturing
8 516 (2.30%) Advertising
9 458 (2.04%) Front Office
10 430 (1.92%) Telecoms
11 409 (1.83%) Back Office
12 367 (1.64%) Investment Banking
13 314 (1.40%) Games
14 220 (0.98%) Billing
15 202 (0.90%) Financial Institution
16 171 (0.76%) Publishing
17 121 (0.54%) Retail Banking
18 111 (0.50%) Automotive
19 101 (0.45%) French Language
20 89 (0.40%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,030 (4.60%) .NET
2 534 (2.38%) HTML
3 527 (2.35%) XML
4 427 (1.91%) Web Services
5 342 (1.53%) CSS
6 229 (1.02%) ASP.NET
7 228 (1.02%) SOAP
8 183 (0.82%) FIX Protocol
9 163 (0.73%) Middleware
10 162 (0.72%) REST
11 126 (0.56%) .NET Framework
12 110 (0.49%) JSON
13 109 (0.49%) Gherkin
14 104 (0.46%) Mason
15 101 (0.45%) AngularJS
16 89 (0.40%) jQuery
17 83 (0.37%) RESTful
18 76 (0.34%) ASP.NET MVC
19 75 (0.33%) HTML5
20 60 (0.27%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 3,739 (16.69%) Analytical Skills
2 985 (4.40%) Management Information System
3 875 (3.91%) Computer Science
4 801 (3.58%) Self-Motivation
5 554 (2.47%) User Experience
6 447 (2.00%) Fintech
7 353 (1.58%) Data Centre
8 303 (1.35%) Derivative
9 300 (1.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 263 (1.17%) Mobile App
11 251 (1.12%) Equities
12 222 (0.99%) Fixed Income
13 204 (0.91%) Data Structures
14 198 (0.88%) Greenfield Project
14 198 (0.88%) Hedge funds
15 193 (0.86%) Driving Licence
16 182 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
17 179 (0.80%) iPhone
18 174 (0.78%) Credit Risk
19 173 (0.77%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3,882 (17.33%) Windows
2 1,394 (6.22%) Windows Server
3 1,074 (4.79%) Windows 7
4 1,036 (4.63%) Linux
5 807 (3.60%) Windows 10
6 777 (3.47%) Unix
7 554 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
8 539 (2.41%) Windows Server 2008
9 194 (0.87%) Android
10 180 (0.80%) Windows 8
11 161 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
12 143 (0.64%) Apple iOS
13 117 (0.52%) Windows XP
14 102 (0.46%) Mac OS X
15 92 (0.41%) Solaris
16 79 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 62 (0.28%) AIX
18 53 (0.24%) Mac OS
19 41 (0.18%) CentOS
20 25 (0.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,993 (22.29%) Agile Software Development
2 3,042 (13.58%) Business Analysis
3 2,926 (13.06%) Problem-Solving
4 2,693 (12.02%) ITIL
5 2,172 (9.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 1,895 (8.46%) Business Intelligence
7 1,538 (6.87%) Test Automation
8 1,519 (6.78%) Project Management
9 1,489 (6.65%) Analytics
10 1,479 (6.60%) SDLC
11 1,416 (6.32%) Scrum
12 1,329 (5.93%) Data Analysis
13 1,304 (5.82%) User Acceptance Testing
14 1,256 (5.61%) User Stories
15 1,115 (4.98%) Waterfall
16 1,100 (4.91%) CRM
17 1,053 (4.70%) Information Security
18 990 (4.42%) Change Management
19 927 (4.14%) ERP
20 835 (3.73%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5,866 (26.19%) SQL
2 1,152 (5.14%) Java
3 1,144 (5.11%) C#
4 759 (3.39%) Python
5 712 (3.18%) JavaScript
6 696 (3.11%) T-SQL
7 512 (2.29%) PowerShell
8 498 (2.22%) VBA
9 338 (1.51%) R
10 326 (1.46%) PL/SQL
11 303 (1.35%) C
12 261 (1.17%) C++
13 232 (1.04%) VB
14 183 (0.82%) Bash Shell
15 174 (0.78%) Shell Script
16 163 (0.73%) PHP
17 144 (0.64%) Perl
18 130 (0.58%) Ruby
19 114 (0.51%) VB.NET
20 104 (0.46%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2,939 (13.12%) Degree
2 746 (3.33%) ISEB
3 595 (2.66%) Security Cleared
4 515 (2.30%) CISSP
5 506 (2.26%) ISTQB
6 419 (1.87%) Microsoft Certification
7 370 (1.65%) Computer Science Degree
8 335 (1.50%) SC Cleared
9 333 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
10 320 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
11 286 (1.28%) CISM
12 255 (1.14%) CCNA
13 198 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 191 (0.85%) CISA
15 182 (0.81%) MCSE
16 173 (0.77%) CEH
17 162 (0.72%) MCP
18 145 (0.65%) Numerate Degree
19 134 (0.60%) MCSA
20 118 (0.53%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,616 (7.21%) QA
2 868 (3.88%) SLA
3 605 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 514 (2.29%) Data Quality
5 494 (2.21%) PMO
6 384 (1.71%) GDPR
7 254 (1.13%) PCI DSS
8 145 (0.65%) COBIT
9 128 (0.57%) MiFID
10 109 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 47 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials
11 47 (0.21%) ISO 9001
12 44 (0.20%) Solvency II
13 33 (0.15%) IFRS
13 33 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 31 (0.14%) EMIR
15 30 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 29 (0.13%) PSD2
17 27 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
18 25 (0.11%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 2,318 (10.35%) Active Directory
2 533 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 292 (1.30%) Hyper-V
4 140 (0.63%) XenApp
5 95 (0.42%) vSphere
6 79 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
7 76 (0.34%) Docker
8 62 (0.28%) XenDesktop
9 53 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
10 46 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
11 41 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
12 36 (0.16%) DFS Replication
13 32 (0.14%) Terminal Services
14 30 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
15 25 (0.11%) Firmware
16 24 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
17 19 (0.085%) Snort
18 17 (0.076%) Terminal Server
19 12 (0.054%) XenServer
20 11 (0.049%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 485 (2.17%) SCCM
2 123 (0.55%) SCOM
3 119 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
4 95 (0.42%) Nessus
5 69 (0.31%) HP ALM
5 69 (0.31%) QRadar
6 68 (0.30%) Backup Exec
7 56 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 44 (0.20%) Ansible
9 40 (0.18%) Nagios
9 40 (0.18%) WSUS
10 39 (0.17%) Single Sign-On
11 36 (0.16%) Puppet
12 35 (0.16%) AirWatch
13 33 (0.15%) Cisco CUCM
14 30 (0.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 27 (0.12%) Control-M
15 27 (0.12%) Nexpose
16 25 (0.11%) RSA Security Analytics
17 24 (0.11%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 4,523 (20.19%) Microsoft
2 1,395 (6.23%) Oracle
3 987 (4.41%) SAP
4 929 (4.15%) VMware
5 840 (3.75%) Cisco
6 775 (3.46%) Citrix
7 612 (2.73%) Tableau
8 515 (2.30%) Salesforce.com
9 428 (1.91%) HP
10 378 (1.69%) Google
11 301 (1.34%) ServiceNow
12 276 (1.23%) IBM
13 231 (1.03%) Adobe
14 207 (0.92%) Capita
15 199 (0.89%) Splunk
16 197 (0.88%) Apple
17 178 (0.79%) SolarWinds
18 177 (0.79%) Remedy
19 170 (0.76%) iManage
20 142 (0.63%) Cognos