The median annual salary for an Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 May 2017.

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

Analyst
UK
3 months to
28 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 8 9
Rank change year-on-year -5 +1  
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 11785 15257 17053
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.86% 15.30% 15.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.42% 15.87% 16.33%
Number of salaries quoted 9665 13014 14119
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,378 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.05% -4.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 81728 96163 104440
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.15% 96.46% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 67454 80920 85598
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00%  

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Analyst in the job title.

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 3 months to 28 May 2017.

Salary histogram for Analyst in the UK

Analyst
Top 30 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 3 months to 28 May 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -5 11225 £40,000 - 1585
London -1 4623 £50,000 +2.04% 602
South East +1 1982 £36,500 -2.66% 271
North West -4 1006 £35,000 - 152
City of London +1 974 £50,000 - 176
Yorkshire -5 907 £35,000 +6.06% 139
West Midlands -5 765 £37,500 +7.14% 106
East of England -10 717 £37,500 -6.25% 113
South West -2 674 £35,000 -6.66% 139
West Yorkshire -1 603 £37,250 +8.28% 94
Manchester -4 591 £35,000 - 83
East Midlands -2 473 £40,000 +14.28% 48
Surrey +4 461 £38,000 -1.29% 42
Leeds 0 439 £35,000 +0.82% 66
Hampshire 0 393 £35,000 - 61
Berkshire -2 309 £40,000 -5.88% 53
Hertfordshire -6 298 £40,000 -11.11% 31
Birmingham -5 288 £37,500 - 30
Scotland -7 256 £38,000 +7.04% 69
Buckinghamshire +6 251 £30,500 -18.66% 40
Cheshire 0 236 £35,000 +7.69% 34
Bristol -1 219 £37,500 - 58
West Sussex 0 178 £37,500 - 21
Oxfordshire +2 156 £40,000 +6.66% 23
Reading +12 151 £39,500 -4.81% 16
Gloucestershire +2 144 £34,000 -20.00% 22
North Yorkshire -2 144 £35,000 +7.69% 12
Wales -5 144 £35,000 +7.69% 24
Nottinghamshire +1 142 £42,500 +28.78% 18
Wiltshire 0 137 £35,000 -6.66% 20

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 2017, Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 7114 (29.41%) Finance
2 6407 (26.48%) SQL
3 5202 (21.50%) Agile Software Development
4 5017 (20.74%) Microsoft
5 4418 (18.26%) Windows
6 4026 (16.64%) Analytical Skills
7 3290 (13.60%) Business Analysis
8 2984 (12.33%) Degree
9 2789 (11.53%) ITIL
10 2623 (10.84%) Active Directory
11 2515 (10.40%) SQL Server
12 2322 (9.60%) Microsoft Office
13 2264 (9.36%) Microsoft Excel
14 2168 (8.96%) Business Intelligence
15 2123 (8.78%) Stakeholder Management
16 1854 (7.66%) Banking
17 1843 (7.62%) Project Management
18 1832 (7.57%) Test Automation
19 1783 (7.37%) Retail
20 1715 (7.09%) Analytics
21 1633 (6.75%) Scrum
22 1611 (6.66%) QA
23 1599 (6.61%) Oracle
24 1567 (6.48%) SDLC
25 1432 (5.92%) SAP
26 1427 (5.90%) Windows Server
27 1388 (5.74%) User Acceptance Testing
28 1327 (5.49%) ISEB
29 1290 (5.33%) Data Analysis
30 1279 (5.29%) CRM

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
1 940 (3.89%) MS Exchange
2 710 (2.93%) SharePoint
3 591 (2.44%) SAS
4 366 (1.51%) IIS
5 327 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
6 256 (1.06%) Confluence
7 181 (0.75%) Skype for Business
8 177 (0.73%) Apache
9 164 (0.68%) CMS
10 160 (0.66%) Tomcat
11 148 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
12 137 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
13 128 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2007
14 122 (0.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 76 (0.31%) JBoss
16 57 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
17 55 (0.23%) WebSphere
18 53 (0.22%) WebLogic
19 50 (0.21%) IBM Notes
20 48 (0.20%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2322 (9.60%) Microsoft Office
2 2264 (9.36%) Microsoft Excel
3 645 (2.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 503 (2.08%) MS Visio
5 221 (0.91%) Microsoft Project
6 164 (0.68%) SPSS
7 90 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
8 27 (0.11%) Stata
9 18 (0.074%) Photoshop
10 14 (0.058%) Acrobat
11 13 (0.054%) EViews
12 12 (0.050%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 8 (0.033%) Adobe Illustrator
13 8 (0.033%) SPSS Modeler
14 7 (0.029%) EngageOne
14 7 (0.029%) InDesign
14 7 (0.029%) Open Workbench
15 5 (0.021%) Adobe Captivate
16 4 (0.017%) Siemens NX
17 3 (0.012%) Mathcad
Business Applications
1 340 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 213 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
3 190 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
4 156 (0.64%) SAP SD
5 153 (0.63%) SAP FI
5 153 (0.63%) SAP MM
6 150 (0.62%) SAP ERP
7 144 (0.60%) SAP CO
8 141 (0.58%) SAP FI/CO
9 112 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
10 87 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
11 84 (0.35%) Oracle Payables
12 83 (0.34%) Oracle Receivables
13 76 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 71 (0.29%) SAP PP
15 67 (0.28%) Maximo
16 65 (0.27%) Unit4 Business World
17 59 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
18 56 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
18 56 (0.23%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 750 (3.10%) Office 365
2 376 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 284 (1.17%) SaaS
4 270 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
5 223 (0.92%) Google Analytics
6 94 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
7 83 (0.34%) Adobe Analytics
8 61 (0.25%) Mimecast
9 57 (0.24%) SuccessFactors
10 37 (0.15%) G Suite
11 35 (0.14%) PaaS
12 34 (0.14%) IaaS
13 31 (0.13%) Force.com
14 26 (0.11%) Azure Active Directory
14 26 (0.11%) GitHub
14 26 (0.11%) Google Tag Manager
15 24 (0.099%) OneDrive
16 23 (0.095%) Google Cloud Platform
16 23 (0.095%) Salesforce Service Cloud
17 20 (0.083%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1157 (4.78%) Firewall
2 722 (2.98%) TCP/IP
3 635 (2.62%) LAN
4 570 (2.36%) WAN
5 569 (2.35%) DNS
6 513 (2.12%) VPN
7 478 (1.98%) DHCP
8 408 (1.69%) Internet
9 397 (1.64%) Network Security
10 329 (1.36%) SAN
11 286 (1.18%) VoIP
12 220 (0.91%) Wireless
13 167 (0.69%) Intrusion Detection
14 151 (0.62%) VLAN
15 148 (0.61%) HTTP
16 140 (0.58%) FTP
17 139 (0.57%) Cisco ASA
18 134 (0.55%) Skype
19 124 (0.51%) SSL
20 116 (0.48%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2515 (10.40%) SQL Server
2 968 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 806 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
4 749 (3.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 475 (1.96%) BusinessObjects
6 450 (1.86%) Relational Database
7 437 (1.81%) Power BI
8 412 (1.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 338 (1.40%) QlikView
10 335 (1.38%) Big Data
11 278 (1.15%) MySQL
12 253 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
13 243 (1.00%) Crystal Reports
14 235 (0.97%) MS Access
15 202 (0.83%) Data Mining
16 196 (0.81%) Oracle Database
17 184 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
18 169 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
19 158 (0.65%) Hadoop
20 132 (0.55%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1043 (4.31%) Selenium
2 883 (3.65%) JIRA
3 393 (1.62%) Cucumber
4 359 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
5 338 (1.40%) WebDriver
6 243 (1.00%) Visual Studio
7 236 (0.98%) SoapUI
8 215 (0.89%) Jenkins
9 178 (0.74%) JMeter
10 171 (0.71%) Git (software)
11 145 (0.60%) SpecFlow
12 144 (0.60%) HP UFT
13 104 (0.43%) LoadRunner
14 98 (0.41%) JUnit
15 64 (0.26%) Subversion
16 59 (0.24%) Maven
17 56 (0.23%) Oracle Forms
18 54 (0.22%) Toad
19 53 (0.22%) TestNG
20 51 (0.21%) Eclipse
General
1 7114 (29.41%) Finance
2 1854 (7.66%) Banking
3 1783 (7.37%) Retail
4 1223 (5.06%) Marketing
5 930 (3.84%) Legal
6 667 (2.76%) Law
7 597 (2.47%) Telecoms
8 586 (2.42%) Manufacturing
9 530 (2.19%) Front Office
10 519 (2.15%) Investment Banking
11 451 (1.86%) Back Office
12 404 (1.67%) Advertising
13 230 (0.95%) Retail Banking
14 208 (0.86%) Games
15 200 (0.83%) Publishing
16 188 (0.78%) Financial Institution
17 176 (0.73%) Billing
18 144 (0.60%) French Language
19 116 (0.48%) Automotive
20 110 (0.45%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1193 (4.93%) .NET
2 778 (3.22%) XML
3 547 (2.26%) HTML
4 440 (1.82%) Web Services
5 279 (1.15%) ASP.NET
6 275 (1.14%) CSS
7 228 (0.94%) SOAP
8 166 (0.69%) Gherkin
9 161 (0.67%) REST
10 158 (0.65%) .NET Framework
11 141 (0.58%) JSON
12 140 (0.58%) HTML5
13 138 (0.57%) EDI
14 135 (0.56%) FIX Protocol
15 126 (0.52%) jQuery
16 123 (0.51%) Middleware
17 111 (0.46%) AngularJS
18 79 (0.33%) RESTful
19 74 (0.31%) XSD
20 59 (0.24%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 4026 (16.64%) Analytical Skills
2 1191 (4.92%) Management Information System
3 838 (3.46%) Computer Science
4 537 (2.22%) User Experience
5 385 (1.59%) Fixed Income
6 323 (1.34%) Fintech
7 322 (1.33%) Derivative
8 317 (1.31%) Data Centre
9 306 (1.26%) Mobile App
10 295 (1.22%) FMCG
11 287 (1.19%) Equities
12 286 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 278 (1.15%) Greenfield Project
14 251 (1.04%) iPad
15 224 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
16 215 (0.89%) Blackberry
17 207 (0.86%) Driving Licence
18 180 (0.74%) Hedge funds
19 162 (0.67%) Security Operations Centre
20 151 (0.62%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 4418 (18.26%) Windows
2 1427 (5.90%) Windows Server
3 1261 (5.21%) Windows 7
4 1203 (4.97%) Linux
5 882 (3.65%) Unix
6 804 (3.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 780 (3.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 518 (2.14%) Windows 10
9 313 (1.29%) Android
10 309 (1.28%) Windows 8
11 273 (1.13%) Apple iOS
12 205 (0.85%) Windows XP
13 199 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
14 144 (0.60%) Mac OS X
15 128 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 94 (0.39%) Solaris
17 54 (0.22%) Mac OS
18 47 (0.19%) AIX
19 44 (0.18%) CentOS
20 38 (0.16%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5202 (21.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3290 (13.60%) Business Analysis
3 2789 (11.53%) ITIL
4 2168 (8.96%) Business Intelligence
5 2123 (8.78%) Stakeholder Management
6 1843 (7.62%) Project Management
7 1832 (7.57%) Test Automation
8 1715 (7.09%) Analytics
9 1633 (6.75%) Scrum
10 1567 (6.48%) SDLC
11 1388 (5.74%) User Acceptance Testing
12 1290 (5.33%) Data Analysis
13 1279 (5.29%) CRM
14 1111 (4.59%) User Stories
15 1094 (4.52%) Waterfall
16 1075 (4.44%) ERP
17 1049 (4.34%) Test Scripting
18 1019 (4.21%) Change Management
19 1003 (4.15%) E-Commerce
20 929 (3.84%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 6407 (26.48%) SQL
2 1216 (5.03%) C#
3 1161 (4.80%) Java
4 699 (2.89%) Python
4 699 (2.89%) T-SQL
5 566 (2.34%) JavaScript
6 556 (2.30%) VBA
7 432 (1.79%) PowerShell
8 368 (1.52%) R
9 314 (1.30%) PL/SQL
10 291 (1.20%) C++
11 252 (1.04%) C
12 251 (1.04%) VB
13 197 (0.81%) PHP
14 196 (0.81%) Perl
15 166 (0.69%) Shell Script
16 159 (0.66%) Ruby
17 136 (0.56%) Bash Shell
18 123 (0.51%) MATLAB
19 115 (0.48%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2984 (12.33%) Degree
2 1327 (5.49%) ISEB
3 879 (3.63%) ISTQB
4 591 (2.44%) CISSP
5 532 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
6 518 (2.14%) Security Cleared
7 398 (1.65%) CISM
8 379 (1.57%) Cisco Certification
9 346 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
10 334 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
11 297 (1.23%) CCNA
12 291 (1.20%) SC Cleared
13 268 (1.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 255 (1.05%) MCP
15 243 (1.00%) MCSE
16 238 (0.98%) CISA
17 210 (0.87%) Numerate Degree
18 197 (0.81%) SANS
19 187 (0.77%) DV Cleared
20 182 (0.75%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1611 (6.66%) QA
2 1031 (4.26%) SLA
3 552 (2.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 528 (2.18%) PMO
5 485 (2.00%) Data Quality
6 295 (1.22%) PCI DSS
7 219 (0.91%) MiFID
8 105 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 80 (0.33%) COBIT
10 79 (0.33%) GDPR
11 77 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials
12 52 (0.21%) EMIR
13 50 (0.21%) ISO 9001
14 40 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27002
15 33 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
16 32 (0.13%) FATCA
17 31 (0.13%) IFRS
18 29 (0.12%) ISO 22301
19 28 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
20 27 (0.11%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2623 (10.84%) Active Directory
2 600 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 329 (1.36%) Hyper-V
4 246 (1.02%) XenApp
5 164 (0.68%) vSphere
6 125 (0.52%) Snort
7 95 (0.39%) XenDesktop
8 92 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
9 88 (0.36%) Terminal Services
10 66 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
11 61 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
12 51 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
13 50 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
14 37 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
15 31 (0.13%) XenServer
16 21 (0.087%) Terminal Server
17 19 (0.079%) NFS
18 18 (0.074%) Docker
19 16 (0.066%) Forefront TMG
20 15 (0.062%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 490 (2.03%) SCCM
2 146 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
3 100 (0.41%) SCOM
4 97 (0.40%) WSUS
5 83 (0.34%) Puppet
6 78 (0.32%) Nessus
7 65 (0.27%) Backup Exec
8 57 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
9 55 (0.23%) Ansible
10 54 (0.22%) QRadar
11 53 (0.22%) Control-M
11 53 (0.22%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 50 (0.21%) Nagios
13 48 (0.20%) CSIRT
14 44 (0.18%) Network Intrusion Detection System
15 38 (0.16%) Nmap
16 36 (0.15%) Norton AntiVirus
17 35 (0.14%) Cisco CUCM
18 33 (0.14%) RSA enVision
19 32 (0.13%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 5017 (20.74%) Microsoft
2 1599 (6.61%) Oracle
3 1432 (5.92%) SAP
4 1124 (4.65%) VMware
5 1026 (4.24%) Citrix
6 950 (3.93%) Cisco
7 669 (2.77%) Tableau
8 466 (1.93%) HP
9 392 (1.62%) Google
10 372 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
11 264 (1.09%) IBM
12 248 (1.03%) Apple
13 208 (0.86%) CheckPoint
14 192 (0.79%) Cognos
15 175 (0.72%) Splunk
16 170 (0.70%) Adobe
17 149 (0.62%) ServiceNow
18 148 (0.61%) NetApp
18 148 (0.61%) Red Hat
19 145 (0.60%) LogRhythm
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Eastbourne, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000.00 - £26000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £58000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Icore Tech
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Iress
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + 15% bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Huxley Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Clarius Solutions Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Extremely Competitive + excellent benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
TD Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Aviva
Salary: Competitive + benefits (starting from £20,000)
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £41 - £54000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £18000.00 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: to £30k + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago