Period
to 21 October 2017

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 October 2017.

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
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 9 7
Rank change year-on-year -3 -2 +2
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 24505 28398 34934
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.08% 14.86% 15.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.70% 15.41% 16.53%
Number of salaries quoted 19333 24472 29519
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,250 £23,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £36,500 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +1.39% - +2.86%

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 166694 184283 211352
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.76% 96.44% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 133468 154425 175167
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,771 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 21 October 2017.

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 21 October 2017. 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 -3 23061 £40,000 - 1091
UK excluding London -1 13954 £36,500 +1.39% 742
London -2 10258 £50,000 +5.26% 423
South East -2 3775 £37,500 -2.60% 185
North of England -2 3675 £35,000 - 225
Midlands -1 2389 £36,000 -4.00% 108
North West -1 1826 £35,000 - 115
Yorkshire -2 1633 £36,000 +7.46% 93
West Midlands -1 1547 £36,000 -4.00% 64
South West 0 1502 £35,000 - 74
East of England -9 1481 £37,500 -3.85% 76
East Midlands 0 837 £36,000 - 44
Scotland +6 825 £40,000 +5.27% 49
Wales -3 279 £33,000 - 19
North East +14 217 £35,000 - 17
Northern Ireland -13 48 £35,000 - 4
Isle of Man +5 26 £40,000 -20.00%
Channel Islands +2 6 £32,500 -10.96% 2

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 7907 (32.27%) Finance
2 6406 (26.14%) SQL
3 5049 (20.60%) Agile Software Development
4 4880 (19.91%) Microsoft
5 4485 (18.30%) Analytical Skills
6 4342 (17.72%) Windows
7 3969 (16.20%) Business Analysis
8 3190 (13.02%) Degree
9 2897 (11.82%) ITIL
9 2897 (11.82%) Banking
10 2630 (10.73%) Active Directory
11 2437 (9.94%) Microsoft Office
12 2314 (9.44%) Stakeholder Management
13 2258 (9.21%) SQL Server
14 2257 (9.21%) Project Management
15 2246 (9.17%) Microsoft Excel
16 2170 (8.86%) Business Intelligence
17 2006 (8.19%) SDLC
18 1750 (7.14%) Analytics
19 1741 (7.10%) Asset Management
20 1620 (6.61%) QA
21 1616 (6.59%) Retail
22 1610 (6.57%) Data Analysis
23 1564 (6.38%) Test Automation
24 1556 (6.35%) Oracle
25 1555 (6.35%) SAP
26 1487 (6.07%) Windows Server
27 1484 (6.06%) Investment Banking
28 1466 (5.98%) User Acceptance Testing
29 1448 (5.91%) Scrum

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
1 972 (3.97%) MS Exchange
2 808 (3.30%) SharePoint
3 517 (2.11%) SAS
4 431 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 365 (1.49%) IIS
6 250 (1.02%) Confluence
7 214 (0.87%) Skype for Business
8 194 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
9 192 (0.78%) Apache
10 179 (0.73%) Tomcat
11 166 (0.68%) CMS
12 109 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 91 (0.37%) JBoss
14 89 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2007
15 75 (0.31%) Apache Spark
16 72 (0.29%) WebSphere
17 67 (0.27%) IBM Notes
18 59 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
19 56 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
20 55 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2437 (9.94%) Microsoft Office
2 2246 (9.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 716 (2.92%) MS Visio
4 685 (2.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 239 (0.98%) Microsoft Project
6 148 (0.60%) SPSS
7 140 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
8 20 (0.082%) Photoshop
9 18 (0.073%) InfoPath
9 18 (0.073%) Stata
10 13 (0.053%) Adobe Illustrator
10 13 (0.053%) Open Workbench
11 12 (0.049%) S-PLUS
12 11 (0.045%) SPSS Modeler
13 9 (0.037%) Acrobat
14 8 (0.033%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 6 (0.024%) AutoCAD
16 5 (0.020%) InDesign
16 5 (0.020%) Mingle
16 5 (0.020%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 378 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 252 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
3 207 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
4 192 (0.78%) SAP FI
5 181 (0.74%) SAP CO
6 179 (0.73%) SAP FI/CO
7 166 (0.68%) SAP MM
8 142 (0.58%) SAP SD
9 134 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
10 111 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
11 109 (0.44%) SAP PP
12 105 (0.43%) SAP ERP
13 98 (0.40%) Actimize
14 80 (0.33%) thinkFolio
15 76 (0.31%) ION MarketView
16 66 (0.27%) Oracle 11i
17 65 (0.27%) Markit EDM
18 56 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
19 50 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
20 49 (0.20%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 1022 (4.17%) Office 365
2 552 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 358 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
4 306 (1.25%) SaaS
5 235 (0.96%) Google Analytics
6 111 (0.45%) Adobe Analytics
7 67 (0.27%) Dynamics 365
8 60 (0.24%) PaaS
9 58 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
9 58 (0.24%) Mimecast
10 57 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
10 57 (0.23%) IaaS
11 56 (0.23%) Google Tag Manager
12 51 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
13 42 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
14 33 (0.13%) OneDrive
14 33 (0.13%) Salesforce Service Cloud
15 31 (0.13%) IBM Blueworks
16 30 (0.12%) Force.com
16 30 (0.12%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1244 (5.08%) Firewall
2 760 (3.10%) TCP/IP
3 676 (2.76%) LAN
4 660 (2.69%) WAN
5 577 (2.35%) DNS
6 513 (2.09%) VPN
7 456 (1.86%) Network Security
8 449 (1.83%) DHCP
9 351 (1.43%) Internet
10 284 (1.16%) VoIP
11 275 (1.12%) SAN
12 188 (0.77%) Wireless
13 179 (0.73%) Skype
14 168 (0.69%) VLAN
15 149 (0.61%) FTP
16 137 (0.56%) Intrusion Detection
16 137 (0.56%) SSL
17 125 (0.51%) HTTP
18 111 (0.45%) Remote Desktop
19 102 (0.42%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2258 (9.21%) SQL Server
2 882 (3.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 767 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
4 573 (2.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 437 (1.78%) BusinessObjects
6 413 (1.69%) Relational Database
7 405 (1.65%) Power BI
8 374 (1.53%) QlikView
9 321 (1.31%) Big Data
10 284 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 273 (1.11%) Oracle Database
12 264 (1.08%) MySQL
13 238 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
14 223 (0.91%) Data Mining
15 218 (0.89%) Crystal Reports
16 164 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
17 161 (0.66%) MS Access
18 140 (0.57%) Hadoop
19 114 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
20 95 (0.39%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1008 (4.11%) JIRA
2 799 (3.26%) Selenium
3 338 (1.38%) Cucumber
4 311 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 258 (1.05%) SoapUI
6 234 (0.95%) WebDriver
7 219 (0.89%) Jenkins
8 189 (0.77%) Visual Studio
9 156 (0.64%) HP UFT
10 141 (0.58%) Git (software)
10 141 (0.58%) SpecFlow
11 121 (0.49%) JMeter
12 98 (0.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 74 (0.30%) JUnit
14 65 (0.27%) Oracle Forms
15 64 (0.26%) LoadRunner
16 61 (0.25%) Appium
16 61 (0.25%) Eclipse
16 61 (0.25%) TeamCity
17 58 (0.24%) Toad
General
1 7907 (32.27%) Finance
2 2897 (11.82%) Banking
3 1616 (6.59%) Retail
4 1484 (6.06%) Investment Banking
5 1232 (5.03%) Marketing
6 1185 (4.84%) Retail Banking
7 949 (3.87%) Legal
8 747 (3.05%) Front Office
9 701 (2.86%) Manufacturing
10 604 (2.46%) Telecoms
11 559 (2.28%) Law
12 511 (2.09%) Back Office
13 368 (1.50%) Advertising
14 248 (1.01%) Financial Institution
15 198 (0.81%) Games
16 189 (0.77%) Electronics
17 169 (0.69%) Publishing
18 156 (0.64%) Billing
19 119 (0.49%) French Language
19 119 (0.49%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1088 (4.44%) .NET
2 638 (2.60%) XML
3 556 (2.27%) HTML
4 428 (1.75%) Web Services
5 307 (1.25%) SOAP
6 292 (1.19%) CSS
7 248 (1.01%) ASP.NET
8 189 (0.77%) REST
9 153 (0.62%) EDI
10 151 (0.62%) FIX Protocol
11 137 (0.56%) .NET Framework
12 123 (0.50%) Gherkin
13 121 (0.49%) jQuery
14 114 (0.47%) Middleware
15 110 (0.45%) JSON
16 107 (0.44%) AngularJS
17 105 (0.43%) J2EE
18 82 (0.33%) HTML5
19 81 (0.33%) WCF
20 64 (0.26%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4485 (18.30%) Analytical Skills
2 1143 (4.66%) Management Information System
3 1045 (4.26%) Computer Science
4 574 (2.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 510 (2.08%) Equities
6 476 (1.94%) User Experience
7 417 (1.70%) Derivative
8 397 (1.62%) Fixed Income
9 370 (1.51%) Fintech
10 332 (1.35%) Data Centre
11 278 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
12 233 (0.95%) Driving Licence
13 227 (0.93%) Mobile App
14 208 (0.85%) Credit Risk
15 197 (0.80%) FMCG
16 196 (0.80%) iPad
17 195 (0.80%) Blackberry
18 193 (0.79%) Greenfield Project
19 183 (0.75%) Virtual Team
20 180 (0.73%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 4342 (17.72%) Windows
2 1487 (6.07%) Windows Server
3 1293 (5.28%) Linux
4 1160 (4.73%) Windows 7
5 1007 (4.11%) Unix
6 746 (3.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 731 (2.98%) Windows Server 2008
8 629 (2.57%) Windows 10
9 372 (1.52%) Windows 8
10 294 (1.20%) Android
11 223 (0.91%) Apple iOS
12 208 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
13 166 (0.68%) Windows XP
14 146 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 133 (0.54%) Mac OS X
16 94 (0.38%) Solaris
17 73 (0.30%) AIX
18 53 (0.22%) CentOS
19 51 (0.21%) Mac OS
20 35 (0.14%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 5049 (20.60%) Agile Software Development
2 3969 (16.20%) Business Analysis
3 2897 (11.82%) ITIL
4 2314 (9.44%) Stakeholder Management
5 2257 (9.21%) Project Management
6 2170 (8.86%) Business Intelligence
7 2006 (8.19%) SDLC
8 1750 (7.14%) Analytics
9 1741 (7.10%) Asset Management
10 1610 (6.57%) Data Analysis
11 1564 (6.38%) Test Automation
12 1466 (5.98%) User Acceptance Testing
13 1448 (5.91%) Scrum
14 1331 (5.43%) CRM
15 1259 (5.14%) Wealth Management
16 1173 (4.79%) Change Management
17 1150 (4.69%) User Stories
18 1096 (4.47%) Information Security
19 988 (4.03%) E-Commerce
20 951 (3.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6406 (26.14%) SQL
2 1197 (4.88%) Java
3 1081 (4.41%) C#
4 804 (3.28%) Python
5 660 (2.69%) T-SQL
6 605 (2.47%) JavaScript
7 538 (2.20%) VBA
8 507 (2.07%) PowerShell
9 463 (1.89%) R
10 389 (1.59%) PL/SQL
11 278 (1.13%) C++
12 252 (1.03%) C
12 252 (1.03%) VB
13 215 (0.88%) Shell Script
14 199 (0.81%) Perl
15 169 (0.69%) PHP
16 159 (0.65%) Ruby
17 145 (0.59%) Bash Shell
18 142 (0.58%) ABAP
19 125 (0.51%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3190 (13.02%) Degree
2 990 (4.04%) ISEB
3 714 (2.91%) Security Cleared
4 645 (2.63%) CISSP
5 630 (2.57%) ISTQB
6 530 (2.16%) Microsoft Certification
7 468 (1.91%) Computer Science Degree
8 467 (1.91%) SC Cleared
9 417 (1.70%) Cisco Certification
10 384 (1.57%) CISM
11 374 (1.53%) CCNA
12 270 (1.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 264 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
14 235 (0.96%) MCSE
15 232 (0.95%) MCP
16 219 (0.89%) DV Cleared
17 192 (0.78%) CISA
18 184 (0.75%) GIAC
19 162 (0.66%) CCNP
19 162 (0.66%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1620 (6.61%) QA
2 1031 (4.21%) SLA
3 579 (2.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 466 (1.90%) PMO
5 457 (1.86%) Data Quality
6 285 (1.16%) GDPR
7 282 (1.15%) PCI DSS
8 214 (0.87%) MiFID
9 111 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 102 (0.42%) Basel III
11 95 (0.39%) EMIR
12 88 (0.36%) ISO 9001
13 87 (0.36%) COBIT
13 87 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials
14 85 (0.35%) Dodd-Frank
15 67 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 65 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
17 47 (0.19%) Solvency II
18 30 (0.12%) SEPA
19 27 (0.11%) NIST 800
System Software
1 2630 (10.73%) Active Directory
2 761 (3.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 316 (1.29%) Hyper-V
4 176 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
5 164 (0.67%) vSphere
6 147 (0.60%) XenApp
7 90 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
8 64 (0.26%) Terminal Services
9 62 (0.25%) Snort
10 61 (0.25%) XenDesktop
11 58 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
11 58 (0.24%) Virtual Desktop
12 39 (0.16%) Docker
12 39 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
13 33 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
14 32 (0.13%) NFS
15 22 (0.090%) XenServer
16 14 (0.057%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 12 (0.049%) KVM
17 12 (0.049%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 474 (1.93%) SCCM
2 188 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
3 110 (0.45%) SCOM
4 96 (0.39%) WSUS
5 89 (0.36%) Nessus
6 75 (0.31%) Puppet
7 66 (0.27%) Ansible
8 59 (0.24%) Backup Exec
8 59 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
9 56 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 52 (0.21%) vCenter Server
11 51 (0.21%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 49 (0.20%) QRadar
13 41 (0.17%) CSIRT
14 39 (0.16%) Norton AntiVirus
15 38 (0.16%) Nagios
15 38 (0.16%) Tivoli
16 35 (0.14%) Cisco CUCM
17 34 (0.14%) AirWatch
18 31 (0.13%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 4880 (19.91%) Microsoft
2 1556 (6.35%) Oracle
3 1555 (6.35%) SAP
4 1244 (5.08%) VMware
5 997 (4.07%) Citrix
6 929 (3.79%) Cisco
7 719 (2.93%) Tableau
8 442 (1.80%) Salesforce.com
9 416 (1.70%) HP
10 399 (1.63%) Google
11 263 (1.07%) IBM
12 244 (1.00%) CheckPoint
13 227 (0.93%) Adobe
14 201 (0.82%) Apple
15 194 (0.79%) Cognos
16 186 (0.76%) Remedy
17 161 (0.66%) Splunk
18 156 (0.64%) Juniper
19 155 (0.63%) NetApp
19 155 (0.63%) ServiceNow