Analyst
UK

The median Analyst salary in the UK is £45,000 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 24 May 2024.

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

6 months to
24 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 13 16 23
Rank change year-on-year +3 +7 +2
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 9,851 11,596 16,623
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 9.72% 11.82% 10.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.26% 12.92% 10.55%
Number of salaries quoted 6,613 7,383 11,433
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,500 £26,000
25th Percentile £31,250 £34,000 £32,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -1.10% +1.11% +2.27%
75th Percentile £57,500 £60,760 £60,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK

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.

Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 95,996 89,726 157,614
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 91.49% 96.07%
Number of salaries quoted 68,581 56,645 84,697
10th Percentile £28,500 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £38,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -12.50% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £70,001 £80,000 £78,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £53,500 £50,173
% change year-on-year -6.54% +6.63% +5.63%

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 24 May 2024.

Salary histogram for Analyst in the UK

Analyst
Top 19 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 24 May 2024. 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 +3 8,960 £45,000 -5.26% 2,162
UK excluding London +1 6,492 £40,000 - 1,390
Work from Home +3 3,733 £45,249 -4.74% 912
London +4 3,038 £60,000 +9.09% 1,026
North of England -1 1,653 £39,003 -3.35% 358
South East 0 1,573 £40,000 -2.38% 476
Midlands -1 1,265 £37,500 -6.25% 200
North West +2 933 £40,000 -5.88% 214
West Midlands 0 829 £37,500 -6.25% 115
South West +2 713 £41,500 +3.75% 132
East of England +7 659 £36,664 -7.76% 138
Yorkshire -9 540 £37,500 -6.25% 119
East Midlands +1 429 £36,500 -3.82% 82
Scotland -35 404 £42,000 +4.70% 75
North East +3 180 £35,000 -12.50% 29
Wales -9 176 £36,476 +4.22% 28
Northern Ireland +22 35 £47,500 +26.67% 15
Isle of Man 0 20 £46,500 +3.33%
Channel Islands -2 2 £67,500 +92.86% 1

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities

For the 6 months to 24 May 2024, Analyst job roles required the following skills and capabilities 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 3,386 (34.37%) Social Skills
2 2,957 (30.02%) Finance
3 2,804 (28.46%) Analytical Skills
4 2,545 (25.83%) Microsoft
5 2,109 (21.41%) Problem-Solving
6 2,085 (21.17%) SQL
7 1,805 (18.32%) Degree
8 1,723 (17.49%) Agile
9 1,546 (15.69%) Microsoft Excel
10 1,263 (12.82%) Decision-Making
11 1,200 (12.18%) Windows
12 1,050 (10.66%) Customer Service
13 1,049 (10.65%) Microsoft 365
14 1,043 (10.59%) Azure
15 1,016 (10.31%) Actionable Insight
16 1,012 (10.27%) Microsoft Office
17 1,010 (10.25%) Power Platform
18 1,000 (10.15%) Analytics
19 992 (10.07%) Active Directory
20 983 (9.98%) Business Intelligence
21 943 (9.57%) Power BI
22 900 (9.14%) ITIL
23 836 (8.49%) Data Analysis
24 819 (8.31%) Mentoring
25 815 (8.27%) Retail
26 812 (8.24%) Business Analysis
27 768 (7.80%) Python
28 736 (7.47%) Legal
29 719 (7.30%) Cybersecurity
30 709 (7.20%) Continuous Improvement

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 325 (3.30%) Microsoft Exchange
2 310 (3.15%) SharePoint
3 143 (1.45%) Confluence
4 89 (0.90%) SAS
5 70 (0.71%) WebLogic
6 44 (0.45%) Oracle Service Bus
7 37 (0.38%) CMS
8 23 (0.23%) IIS
9 20 (0.20%) Apache
10 16 (0.16%) Oracle Workflow
11 14 (0.14%) Apache Spark
11 14 (0.14%) IBM Notes
12 12 (0.12%) Skype for Business
13 10 (0.10%) WordPress
14 8 (0.081%) ArcGIS
14 8 (0.081%) Moodle
14 8 (0.081%) WebSphere
15 6 (0.061%) Exchange Server 2010
15 6 (0.061%) Exchange Server 2013
16 5 (0.051%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1,546 (15.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 1,012 (10.27%) Microsoft Office
3 219 (2.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 174 (1.77%) MS Visio
5 47 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
6 24 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
7 21 (0.21%) SPSS
8 14 (0.14%) Trello
9 6 (0.061%) LightWave 3D
9 6 (0.061%) SOLIDWORKS
10 5 (0.051%) Chatbot
11 3 (0.030%) Stata
12 2 (0.020%) LaTeX
13 1 (0.010%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 96 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 48 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
3 44 (0.45%) SAP S/4HANA
4 32 (0.32%) Aladdin
5 29 (0.29%) Elite 3E
6 28 (0.28%) NEC Housing
7 25 (0.25%) Salesforce CRM
8 24 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
9 22 (0.22%) Endur
10 21 (0.21%) NetSuite
11 18 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
11 18 (0.18%) thinkFolio
12 17 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
13 16 (0.16%) Infor SunSystems
13 16 (0.16%) iTrent
14 14 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
14 14 (0.14%) PlanetPress Connect
15 13 (0.13%) Maximo
15 13 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
16 12 (0.12%) Fidessa
Cloud Services
1 1,049 (10.65%) Microsoft 365
2 1,043 (10.59%) Azure
3 1,010 (10.25%) Power Platform
4 430 (4.37%) AWS
5 235 (2.39%) Entra ID
6 210 (2.13%) SaaS
7 183 (1.86%) Dynamics 365
8 120 (1.22%) Azure DevOps
9 78 (0.79%) GCP
10 65 (0.66%) Google Analytics
11 63 (0.64%) PowerApps
12 60 (0.61%) Power Automate
13 46 (0.47%) OneDrive
14 45 (0.46%) Mimecast
15 44 (0.45%) Azure Sentinel
16 43 (0.44%) PaaS
17 39 (0.40%) WhatsApp
18 35 (0.36%) Snowflake
19 27 (0.27%) SuccessFactors
20 26 (0.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 504 (5.12%) Broadband
2 428 (4.34%) Firewall
3 268 (2.72%) DNS
4 261 (2.65%) LAN
5 245 (2.49%) WAN
6 177 (1.80%) TCP/IP
7 154 (1.56%) DHCP
8 152 (1.54%) VPN
9 149 (1.51%) Internet
10 103 (1.05%) VoIP
11 97 (0.98%) Wireless
12 95 (0.96%) SD-WAN
13 86 (0.87%) Wi-Fi
14 84 (0.85%) Network Security
15 72 (0.73%) WLAN
16 62 (0.63%) Intrusion Detection
17 57 (0.58%) MPLS
18 48 (0.49%) VLAN
19 46 (0.47%) BGP
19 46 (0.47%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 943 (9.57%) Power BI
2 503 (5.11%) Tableau
3 365 (3.71%) SQL Server
4 189 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
5 157 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 91 (0.92%) BigQuery
7 87 (0.88%) Relational Database
8 81 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 77 (0.78%) Power Query
10 71 (0.72%) Oracle Database
11 62 (0.63%) Data Mining
12 44 (0.45%) Oracle Database 10g
12 44 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
12 44 (0.45%) QlikView
12 44 (0.45%) VLDB
13 43 (0.44%) Big Data
14 42 (0.43%) MySQL
15 41 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
16 38 (0.39%) Looker
17 34 (0.35%) Metadata
Development Applications
1 347 (3.52%) JIRA
2 150 (1.52%) Git
3 48 (0.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 44 (0.45%) Selenium
5 35 (0.36%) Visual Studio
6 27 (0.27%) Eclipse
7 20 (0.20%) Postman
8 17 (0.17%) TestRail
9 16 (0.16%) JMeter
10 11 (0.11%) GitLab
11 10 (0.10%) Burp Suite
11 10 (0.10%) Metasploit
11 10 (0.10%) Team Foundation Server
11 10 (0.10%) Toad
12 8 (0.081%) NUnit
12 8 (0.081%) Oracle Forms
13 7 (0.071%) Jenkins
13 7 (0.071%) TeamCity
13 7 (0.071%) WebDriver
14 6 (0.061%) Zephyr
General
1 3,386 (34.37%) Social Skills
2 2,957 (30.02%) Finance
3 2,804 (28.46%) Analytical Skills
4 815 (8.27%) Retail
5 736 (7.47%) Legal
6 682 (6.92%) Influencing Skills
7 662 (6.72%) Banking
8 619 (6.28%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 617 (6.26%) Law
10 384 (3.90%) Organisational Skills
11 356 (3.61%) Presentation Skills
12 327 (3.32%) Marketing
13 284 (2.88%) Public Sector
14 269 (2.73%) Manufacturing
15 226 (2.29%) Investment Banking
16 190 (1.93%) Front Office
17 116 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
18 107 (1.09%) Police
19 102 (1.04%) Back Office
20 99 (1.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (1.16%) .NET
2 67 (0.68%) REST
3 63 (0.64%) JSON
4 60 (0.61%) Oracle Fusion
4 60 (0.61%) XML
5 51 (0.52%) HTML
6 46 (0.47%) EDI
7 39 (0.40%) Web Services
8 35 (0.36%) FIX Protocol
9 31 (0.31%) CSS
10 27 (0.27%) Spring
11 26 (0.26%) J2EE
11 26 (0.26%) Java EE
12 22 (0.22%) OLE
13 18 (0.18%) .NET Framework
14 17 (0.17%) Middleware
15 16 (0.16%) SOAP
16 14 (0.14%) ASP.NET
16 14 (0.14%) RESTful
16 14 (0.14%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 482 (4.89%) Management Information System
2 375 (3.81%) Self-Motivation
3 269 (2.73%) Product Ownership
4 216 (2.19%) Onboarding
5 128 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 125 (1.27%) Hedge funds
7 123 (1.25%) Fixed Income
8 121 (1.23%) Derivative
9 104 (1.06%) Analytical Mindset
9 104 (1.06%) Cyber Threat
9 104 (1.06%) Driving Licence
10 102 (1.04%) Cyberattack
11 90 (0.91%) Security Operations Centre
12 85 (0.86%) Life Science
13 76 (0.77%) Equities
14 70 (0.71%) Data Centre
14 70 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
15 67 (0.68%) Reinsurance
16 59 (0.60%) Greenfield Project
17 56 (0.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1,200 (12.18%) Windows
2 435 (4.42%) Windows 10
3 377 (3.83%) Windows Server
4 262 (2.66%) Linux
5 168 (1.71%) Unix
6 102 (1.04%) Apple iOS
7 94 (0.95%) Android
8 71 (0.72%) Windows Server 2019
9 62 (0.63%) Windows Server 2016
10 59 (0.60%) Solaris
11 56 (0.57%) Mac OS
12 51 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
13 43 (0.44%) Windows 7
14 30 (0.30%) Mac OS X
15 17 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
16 15 (0.15%) Windows 8
17 13 (0.13%) VMS
18 12 (0.12%) CentOS
18 12 (0.12%) Ubuntu
18 12 (0.12%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,109 (21.41%) Problem-Solving
2 1,723 (17.49%) Agile
3 1,263 (12.82%) Decision-Making
4 1,050 (10.66%) Customer Service
5 1,016 (10.31%) Actionable Insight
6 1,000 (10.15%) Analytics
7 983 (9.98%) Business Intelligence
8 900 (9.14%) ITIL
9 836 (8.49%) Data Analysis
10 819 (8.31%) Mentoring
11 812 (8.24%) Business Analysis
12 719 (7.30%) Cybersecurity
13 709 (7.20%) Continuous Improvement
14 696 (7.07%) Visualisation
15 636 (6.46%) Business Case
16 572 (5.81%) Mathematics
16 572 (5.81%) Stakeholder Management
17 546 (5.54%) Requirements Gathering
18 544 (5.52%) Project Management
19 543 (5.51%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2,085 (21.17%) SQL
2 768 (7.80%) Python
3 205 (2.08%) PowerShell
4 166 (1.69%) R
5 160 (1.62%) C#
6 146 (1.48%) T-SQL
7 102 (1.04%) VBA
8 87 (0.88%) Java
9 82 (0.83%) PL/SQL
10 75 (0.76%) Data Analysis Expressions
11 70 (0.71%) JavaScript
12 36 (0.37%) Bash
13 35 (0.36%) Shell Script
14 27 (0.27%) RPG
15 26 (0.26%) C++
16 21 (0.21%) Perl
17 19 (0.19%) VB
18 14 (0.14%) PHP
19 13 (0.13%) VB.NET
20 12 (0.12%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1,805 (18.32%) Degree
2 536 (5.44%) CIMA
3 534 (5.42%) Security Cleared
4 532 (5.40%) ACCA
5 342 (3.47%) SC Cleared
6 212 (2.15%) DBS Check
7 208 (2.11%) CISSP
8 123 (1.25%) Computer Science Degree
8 123 (1.25%) DV Cleared
9 117 (1.19%) Master's Degree
10 115 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
11 102 (1.04%) CISM
12 98 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
13 85 (0.86%) CompTIA Security+
14 76 (0.77%) CCNA
14 76 (0.77%) CISA
15 59 (0.60%) A+ Certification
16 55 (0.56%) CCNP
17 52 (0.53%) ISTQB
18 46 (0.47%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 359 (3.64%) SLA
2 284 (2.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 268 (2.72%) Data Quality
4 251 (2.55%) QA
5 222 (2.25%) GDPR
6 170 (1.73%) NIST
7 103 (1.05%) Cyber Essentials
8 96 (0.97%) PMO
9 86 (0.87%) GRC
10 62 (0.63%) PCI DSS
11 52 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 37 (0.38%) ISO 9001
12 37 (0.38%) NCSC
13 34 (0.35%) Actionable Recommendations
13 34 (0.35%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 33 (0.33%) Accessibility
15 32 (0.32%) COBIT
16 26 (0.26%) IFRS
17 22 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 17025
18 18 (0.18%) GLP
System Software
1 992 (10.07%) Active Directory
2 135 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 65 (0.66%) Hyper-V
4 50 (0.51%) RACF
5 46 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
6 40 (0.41%) Virtual Desktop
7 34 (0.35%) XenApp
7 34 (0.35%) XenDesktop
8 26 (0.26%) vSphere
9 23 (0.23%) Firmware
10 20 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
11 16 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
12 12 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
13 11 (0.11%) Embedded Firmware
14 6 (0.061%) Terminal Services
15 5 (0.051%) Docker
16 4 (0.041%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 4 (0.041%) VMware Workstation
17 2 (0.020%) Citrix Hypervisor
18 1 (0.010%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 191 (1.94%) Microsoft Intune
2 154 (1.56%) SCCM
3 58 (0.59%) Single Sign-On
4 46 (0.47%) Data Guard
5 44 (0.45%) Oracle RMAN
6 38 (0.39%) Terraform
7 37 (0.38%) CASB
8 35 (0.36%) Jamf Pro
9 34 (0.35%) WSUS
10 26 (0.26%) OpenSSO
11 21 (0.21%) QRadar
12 15 (0.15%) EnCase
13 13 (0.13%) CSIRT
14 12 (0.12%) FortiGate
15 10 (0.10%) Grafana
15 10 (0.10%) Nmap
16 9 (0.091%) Control-M
16 9 (0.091%) Failover Clustering
16 9 (0.091%) Nessus
16 9 (0.091%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 2,545 (25.83%) Microsoft
2 321 (3.26%) Oracle
3 263 (2.67%) SAP
4 246 (2.50%) VMware
5 186 (1.89%) Cisco
6 176 (1.79%) Databricks
7 164 (1.66%) Salesforce
8 160 (1.62%) Google
9 157 (1.59%) ServiceNow
10 146 (1.48%) Citrix
11 91 (0.92%) Alteryx
12 90 (0.91%) Apple
13 88 (0.89%) Bloomberg
14 87 (0.88%) Remedy
15 73 (0.74%) Splunk
16 71 (0.72%) Sun
17 68 (0.69%) IBM
18 63 (0.64%) Adobe
19 56 (0.57%) iManage
20 55 (0.56%) Sage