The median annual salary for an Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 June 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 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 9 10
Rank change year-on-year -4 +1  
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 12375 14784 17193
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.92% 15.03% 15.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.50% 15.57% 16.26%
Number of salaries quoted 9902 12633 14237
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 £61,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,500 £36,125 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.73% -3.66%  

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 85316 94967 105722
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.94% 96.52% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 69638 80091 87142
Median salary £47,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

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 June 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 June 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 -4 11753 £40,000 - 1572
London -2 4981 £50,000 +5.26% 592
South East -1 1970 £35,000 -6.66% 265
North West -2 1034 £35,000 - 146
City of London +1 1004 £52,500 +5.00% 152
Yorkshire -1 920 £35,500 +9.23% 139
West Midlands -3 804 £36,000 +2.85% 118
East of England -7 768 £36,000 -10.00% 104
South West -2 714 £35,000 -6.66% 129
West Yorkshire 0 618 £36,000 +8.27% 92
Manchester -2 594 £35,000 - 78
East Midlands +1 476 £40,000 +14.28% 49
Leeds 0 441 £35,000 +2.94% 62
Surrey +1 424 £38,000 -5.00% 54
Hampshire 0 373 £32,500 -7.14% 53
Berkshire 0 346 £40,000 -11.11% 42
Scotland -1 330 £40,000 +6.66% 91
Hertfordshire -6 308 £37,500 -6.25% 32
Birmingham -4 265 £37,500 - 44
Buckinghamshire +2 257 £32,500 -7.14% 40
Bristol -4 242 £37,500 +2.45% 56
Cheshire -1 239 £35,000 +7.69% 29
West Sussex -7 164 £37,500 - 16
Gloucestershire +1 158 £32,500 -23.52% 14
Nottinghamshire 0 156 £44,750 +35.60% 18
Edinburgh -6 156 £38,000 -5.00% 49
Cambridgeshire -10 156 £32,500 -13.33% 28
Reading +12 155 £38,500 -9.41% 13
Milton Keynes +5 147 £32,500 +4.00% 24
Nottingham -1 147 £44,500 +34.84% 16

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 7468 (30.13%) Finance
2 6575 (26.52%) SQL
3 5322 (21.47%) Agile Software Development
4 5043 (20.34%) Microsoft
5 4500 (18.15%) Windows
6 4298 (17.34%) Analytical Skills
7 3514 (14.18%) Business Analysis
8 3143 (12.68%) Degree
9 2803 (11.31%) ITIL
10 2690 (10.85%) Active Directory
11 2485 (10.02%) SQL Server
12 2358 (9.51%) Microsoft Office
13 2303 (9.29%) Microsoft Excel
14 2207 (8.90%) Business Intelligence
15 2170 (8.75%) Stakeholder Management
16 2111 (8.52%) Banking
17 2005 (8.09%) Retail
18 1943 (7.84%) Project Management
19 1801 (7.27%) Test Automation
20 1737 (7.01%) Analytics
21 1664 (6.71%) SDLC
22 1663 (6.71%) QA
23 1635 (6.60%) Scrum
24 1620 (6.54%) Oracle
25 1501 (6.06%) SAP
26 1482 (5.98%) Windows Server
27 1420 (5.73%) User Acceptance Testing
28 1370 (5.53%) Data Analysis
29 1339 (5.40%) CRM
30 1319 (5.32%) ISEB

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
1 973 (3.93%) MS Exchange
2 761 (3.07%) SharePoint
3 622 (2.51%) SAS
4 378 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
5 376 (1.52%) IIS
6 255 (1.03%) Confluence
7 200 (0.81%) Apache
8 182 (0.73%) Skype for Business
9 170 (0.69%) Tomcat
10 166 (0.67%) CMS
10 166 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
11 127 (0.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 120 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2007
13 111 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
14 75 (0.30%) JBoss
15 73 (0.29%) WebSphere
16 54 (0.22%) Apache Spark
16 54 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
17 53 (0.21%) IBM Notes
18 49 (0.20%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2358 (9.51%) Microsoft Office
2 2303 (9.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 672 (2.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 546 (2.20%) MS Visio
5 245 (0.99%) Microsoft Project
6 171 (0.69%) SPSS
7 98 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
8 33 (0.13%) Stata
9 25 (0.10%) Photoshop
10 15 (0.061%) Adobe Illustrator
11 13 (0.052%) Acrobat
11 13 (0.052%) EViews
12 11 (0.044%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 11 (0.044%) SPSS Modeler
13 9 (0.036%) Open Workbench
14 8 (0.032%) InDesign
15 7 (0.028%) EngageOne
16 6 (0.024%) Adobe Captivate
16 6 (0.024%) AutoCAD
17 5 (0.020%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 353 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 228 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
3 193 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
4 182 (0.73%) SAP FI
5 171 (0.69%) SAP CO
6 167 (0.67%) SAP FI/CO
7 163 (0.66%) SAP SD
8 157 (0.63%) SAP MM
9 137 (0.55%) SAP ERP
10 111 (0.45%) Oracle EBS R12
11 105 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 99 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
13 83 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
14 80 (0.32%) Oracle Receivables
15 75 (0.30%) SAP PP
16 70 (0.28%) Actimize
17 62 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
18 60 (0.24%) Unit4 Business World
19 57 (0.23%) Maximo
19 57 (0.23%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 846 (3.41%) Office 365
2 438 (1.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 318 (1.28%) SaaS
4 304 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
5 220 (0.89%) Google Analytics
6 95 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
7 91 (0.37%) Adobe Analytics
8 53 (0.21%) SuccessFactors
9 51 (0.21%) PaaS
10 49 (0.20%) Mimecast
11 45 (0.18%) IaaS
12 39 (0.16%) G Suite
13 37 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
14 33 (0.13%) Force.com
15 30 (0.12%) Dynamics 365
15 30 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
16 29 (0.12%) OneDrive
17 27 (0.11%) Google Tag Manager
18 25 (0.10%) GitHub
19 24 (0.097%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1191 (4.80%) Firewall
2 771 (3.11%) TCP/IP
3 661 (2.67%) LAN
4 619 (2.50%) DNS
5 607 (2.45%) WAN
6 547 (2.21%) VPN
7 504 (2.03%) DHCP
8 431 (1.74%) Internet
9 416 (1.68%) Network Security
10 309 (1.25%) SAN
11 295 (1.19%) VoIP
12 214 (0.86%) Wireless
13 170 (0.69%) Intrusion Detection
13 170 (0.69%) VLAN
14 157 (0.63%) HTTP
15 155 (0.63%) FTP
16 138 (0.56%) Skype
16 138 (0.56%) SSL
17 124 (0.50%) Cisco ASA
18 113 (0.46%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2485 (10.02%) SQL Server
2 951 (3.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 791 (3.19%) Data Warehouse
4 679 (2.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 473 (1.91%) BusinessObjects
6 428 (1.73%) Power BI
7 408 (1.65%) Relational Database
8 375 (1.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 350 (1.41%) QlikView
10 328 (1.32%) Big Data
11 291 (1.17%) MySQL
12 254 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
13 233 (0.94%) Oracle Database
14 223 (0.90%) Crystal Reports
15 220 (0.89%) Data Mining
16 219 (0.88%) MS Access
17 186 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
18 166 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
19 150 (0.61%) Hadoop
20 118 (0.48%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 994 (4.01%) Selenium
2 904 (3.65%) JIRA
3 393 (1.59%) Cucumber
4 340 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
5 310 (1.25%) WebDriver
6 255 (1.03%) SoapUI
7 240 (0.97%) Visual Studio
8 234 (0.94%) Jenkins
9 188 (0.76%) JMeter
10 169 (0.68%) Git (software)
11 153 (0.62%) SpecFlow
12 150 (0.61%) HP UFT
13 91 (0.37%) LoadRunner
14 88 (0.35%) JUnit
15 68 (0.27%) Subversion
16 63 (0.25%) Oracle Forms
17 54 (0.22%) Eclipse
17 54 (0.22%) TeamCity
18 53 (0.21%) Maven
18 53 (0.21%) MSI
General
1 7468 (30.13%) Finance
2 2111 (8.52%) Banking
3 2005 (8.09%) Retail
4 1273 (5.14%) Marketing
5 961 (3.88%) Legal
6 693 (2.80%) Investment Banking
7 655 (2.64%) Law
8 626 (2.53%) Manufacturing
9 619 (2.50%) Telecoms
10 565 (2.28%) Front Office
11 476 (1.92%) Back Office
12 418 (1.69%) Advertising
13 416 (1.68%) Retail Banking
14 219 (0.88%) Games
15 202 (0.81%) Financial Institution
16 190 (0.77%) Publishing
17 173 (0.70%) Billing
18 154 (0.62%) French Language
19 138 (0.56%) Electronics
20 119 (0.48%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1185 (4.78%) .NET
2 772 (3.11%) XML
3 575 (2.32%) HTML
4 430 (1.73%) Web Services
5 280 (1.13%) CSS
6 261 (1.05%) ASP.NET
7 246 (0.99%) SOAP
8 173 (0.70%) Gherkin
9 172 (0.69%) REST
10 165 (0.67%) .NET Framework
11 146 (0.59%) JSON
12 140 (0.56%) EDI
13 136 (0.55%) FIX Protocol
14 135 (0.54%) HTML5
15 129 (0.52%) jQuery
16 110 (0.44%) Middleware
17 101 (0.41%) AngularJS
18 82 (0.33%) RESTful
19 68 (0.27%) XSD
20 66 (0.27%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4298 (17.34%) Analytical Skills
2 1201 (4.84%) Management Information System
3 911 (3.68%) Computer Science
4 569 (2.30%) User Experience
5 424 (1.71%) Fixed Income
6 378 (1.52%) Derivative
7 374 (1.51%) Equities
8 339 (1.37%) Fintech
9 336 (1.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 331 (1.34%) Data Centre
11 295 (1.19%) Mobile App
12 286 (1.15%) FMCG
13 259 (1.04%) Greenfield Project
14 237 (0.96%) iPad
15 236 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
16 227 (0.92%) Blackberry
17 210 (0.85%) Driving Licence
18 199 (0.80%) Hedge funds
19 164 (0.66%) Security Operations Centre
20 158 (0.64%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 4500 (18.15%) Windows
2 1482 (5.98%) Windows Server
3 1292 (5.21%) Linux
4 1256 (5.07%) Windows 7
5 949 (3.83%) Unix
6 830 (3.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 808 (3.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 537 (2.17%) Windows 10
9 336 (1.36%) Windows 8
10 325 (1.31%) Android
11 282 (1.14%) Apple iOS
12 204 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
13 198 (0.80%) Windows XP
14 150 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 135 (0.54%) Mac OS X
16 104 (0.42%) Solaris
17 54 (0.22%) Mac OS
18 46 (0.19%) CentOS
19 45 (0.18%) AIX
20 38 (0.15%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5322 (21.47%) Agile Software Development
2 3514 (14.18%) Business Analysis
3 2803 (11.31%) ITIL
4 2207 (8.90%) Business Intelligence
5 2170 (8.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 1943 (7.84%) Project Management
7 1801 (7.27%) Test Automation
8 1737 (7.01%) Analytics
9 1664 (6.71%) SDLC
10 1635 (6.60%) Scrum
11 1420 (5.73%) User Acceptance Testing
12 1370 (5.53%) Data Analysis
13 1339 (5.40%) CRM
14 1205 (4.86%) User Stories
15 1166 (4.70%) Waterfall
16 1120 (4.52%) Change Management
17 1049 (4.23%) ERP
18 1034 (4.17%) Test Scripting
19 1011 (4.08%) E-Commerce
20 980 (3.95%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 6575 (26.52%) SQL
2 1237 (4.99%) Java
3 1180 (4.76%) C#
4 743 (3.00%) Python
5 677 (2.73%) T-SQL
6 597 (2.41%) JavaScript
7 594 (2.40%) VBA
8 451 (1.82%) PowerShell
9 412 (1.66%) R
10 335 (1.35%) PL/SQL
11 305 (1.23%) C++
12 261 (1.05%) VB
13 255 (1.03%) C
14 200 (0.81%) Perl
15 199 (0.80%) PHP
16 189 (0.76%) Shell Script
17 179 (0.72%) Ruby
18 153 (0.62%) Bash Shell
19 128 (0.52%) MATLAB
20 113 (0.46%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 3143 (12.68%) Degree
2 1319 (5.32%) ISEB
3 853 (3.44%) ISTQB
4 595 (2.40%) CISSP
5 538 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 536 (2.16%) Security Cleared
7 403 (1.63%) CISM
8 393 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
9 373 (1.50%) Computer Science Degree
10 344 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
11 320 (1.29%) CCNA
12 315 (1.27%) SC Cleared
13 261 (1.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 249 (1.00%) MCP
15 232 (0.94%) CISA
16 230 (0.93%) MCSE
17 192 (0.77%) Numerate Degree
17 192 (0.77%) SANS
18 188 (0.76%) CEH
19 186 (0.75%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1663 (6.71%) QA
2 1052 (4.24%) SLA
3 567 (2.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 529 (2.13%) PMO
5 504 (2.03%) Data Quality
6 296 (1.19%) PCI DSS
7 239 (0.96%) MiFID
8 114 (0.46%) GDPR
9 98 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 76 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials
11 60 (0.24%) COBIT
12 59 (0.24%) EMIR
13 57 (0.23%) ISO 9001
14 44 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
14 44 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 40 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 39 (0.16%) Solvency II
17 31 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
18 30 (0.12%) Basel III
18 30 (0.12%) FATCA
System Software
1 2690 (10.85%) Active Directory
2 655 (2.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 341 (1.38%) Hyper-V
4 243 (0.98%) XenApp
5 177 (0.71%) vSphere
6 122 (0.49%) Snort
7 115 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
8 89 (0.36%) Terminal Services
9 85 (0.34%) XenDesktop
10 74 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
11 66 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
12 53 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
13 46 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
14 41 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
15 39 (0.16%) XenServer
16 34 (0.14%) NFS
17 21 (0.085%) Docker
18 19 (0.077%) Terminal Server
19 17 (0.069%) VMware Server
20 16 (0.065%) KVM
Systems Management
1 493 (1.99%) SCCM
2 153 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
3 94 (0.38%) Puppet
3 94 (0.38%) WSUS
4 88 (0.35%) SCOM
5 79 (0.32%) Nessus
6 66 (0.27%) Ansible
6 66 (0.27%) Backup Exec
7 60 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
8 54 (0.22%) Control-M
9 50 (0.20%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 47 (0.19%) CSIRT
11 45 (0.18%) Nagios
12 43 (0.17%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 43 (0.17%) QRadar
13 39 (0.16%) Nmap
13 39 (0.16%) Norton AntiVirus
14 37 (0.15%) Cisco CUCM
15 33 (0.13%) RSA enVision
16 25 (0.10%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 5043 (20.34%) Microsoft
2 1620 (6.54%) Oracle
3 1501 (6.06%) SAP
4 1187 (4.79%) VMware
5 1086 (4.38%) Citrix
6 934 (3.77%) Cisco
7 709 (2.86%) Tableau
8 449 (1.81%) HP
9 398 (1.61%) Google
10 377 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
11 264 (1.06%) IBM
12 246 (0.99%) Apple
13 237 (0.96%) CheckPoint
14 205 (0.83%) Cognos
15 193 (0.78%) Adobe
16 173 (0.70%) Splunk
17 166 (0.67%) NetApp
18 155 (0.63%) Red Hat
19 154 (0.62%) ServiceNow
20 147 (0.59%) Remedy
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion
Salary: £36000 - £45000 per annum + holidays, pension etc
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Ebury
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Chichester, West Sussex
Staff Finda ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 15 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £37000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £27500 - £32500 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: ££competitive+car+15%bonus+private health for u & family + pension +b
Posted: 15 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + awesome benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 50000 per year
Posted: 22 hours ago
Herefordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Stott & May
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits Package
Posted: 22 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Sanderson
Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £15,000 - £18,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Digital Gurus
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago