The median annual salary for a Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 7 9
Rank change year-on-year -5 +2  
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 12449 16504 17138
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.56% 15.78% 15.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.12% 16.37% 16.47%
Number of salaries quoted 10400 13902 14165
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,675 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year +1.40% -  

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 82331 100795 104032
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.29% 96.38% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 68376 84445 84981
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +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 30 March 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 30 March 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 11807 £40,000 - 1494
London -2 4822 £50,000 +5.26% 543
South East 0 2122 £37,500 - 294
Yorkshire -1 1003 £35,000 +1.44% 118
North West -3 961 £35,000 - 158
City of London 0 889 £50,000 - 151
East of England -5 817 £37,000 -5.12% 76
West Midlands -5 748 £35,500 - 111
South West 0 687 £37,500 +7.14% 100
West Yorkshire -3 674 £35,000 - 86
East Midlands +4 567 £39,000 +11.42% 69
Manchester -4 559 £38,500 +5.47% 99
Leeds +1 515 £35,000 - 57
Surrey +3 488 £37,500 +1.35% 77
Berkshire -7 355 £38,500 -9.41% 50
Hampshire -2 339 £36,500 - 58
Hertfordshire -8 315 £35,500 -16.47% 31
Birmingham -5 288 £33,500 -10.66% 33
Scotland -5 280 £37,500 +4.16% 60
Buckinghamshire +6 268 £33,500 -16.25% 36
Bristol +3 253 £40,000 +15.94% 40
West Sussex +6 222 £40,000 +14.28% 15
Leicestershire -1 197 £40,000 +3.89% 12
Oxfordshire +2 183 £37,500 +7.14% 37
Cheshire -9 172 £34,000 +4.61% 30
Essex +4 165 £42,500 +10.38% 10
Wales -9 161 £33,500 +11.66% 27
Wiltshire -1 158 £32,500 - 16
Edinburgh -2 152 £37,500 -6.25% 37
Northamptonshire +1 147 £41,500 +22.05% 17

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 7158 (28.89%) Finance
2 6521 (26.32%) SQL
3 5446 (21.98%) Agile Software Development
4 5124 (20.68%) Microsoft
5 4402 (17.77%) Windows
6 3908 (15.77%) Analytical Skills
7 3434 (13.86%) Business Analysis
8 3417 (13.79%) MS Excel
9 3076 (12.41%) ITIL
10 2996 (12.09%) Degree
11 2580 (10.41%) Active Directory
12 2518 (10.16%) SQL Server
13 2362 (9.53%) MS Office
14 2228 (8.99%) Stakeholder Management
15 2166 (8.74%) Business Intelligence
16 1864 (7.52%) Project Management
17 1768 (7.14%) Banking
18 1722 (6.95%) Retail
19 1654 (6.68%) Scrum
20 1643 (6.63%) Oracle
21 1634 (6.59%) Analytics
22 1626 (6.56%) QA
23 1571 (6.34%) SDLC
24 1487 (6.00%) User Acceptance Testing
25 1459 (5.89%) SAP
26 1438 (5.80%) ISEB
27 1428 (5.76%) Windows Server
28 1357 (5.48%) C#
29 1351 (5.45%) .NET
30 1296 (5.23%) Windows 7

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
1 863 (3.48%) MS Exchange
2 784 (3.16%) SharePoint
3 599 (2.42%) SAS
4 387 (1.56%) IIS
5 286 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
6 280 (1.13%) Confluence
7 183 (0.74%) Skype for Business
8 167 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
9 157 (0.63%) CMS
10 152 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
11 140 (0.56%) Apache
12 138 (0.56%) Tomcat
13 123 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2007
14 117 (0.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 87 (0.35%) WebSphere
16 76 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
17 74 (0.30%) JBoss
18 55 (0.22%) WebLogic
19 46 (0.19%) IBM Notes
20 37 (0.15%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3417 (13.79%) MS Excel
2 2362 (9.53%) MS Office
3 567 (2.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 512 (2.07%) MS Visio
5 228 (0.92%) MS Project
6 168 (0.68%) SPSS
7 76 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
8 21 (0.085%) Acrobat
9 19 (0.077%) Stata
10 14 (0.056%) InfoPath
11 13 (0.052%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 13 (0.052%) EViews
12 11 (0.044%) Photoshop
13 10 (0.040%) SPSS Modeler
14 7 (0.028%) Simulink
15 4 (0.016%) Adobe Illustrator
15 4 (0.016%) EngageOne
16 3 (0.012%) Adobe Captivate
16 3 (0.012%) AutoCAD
16 3 (0.012%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 303 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 214 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
3 202 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
4 171 (0.69%) SAP FI
5 157 (0.63%) SAP CO
6 156 (0.63%) SAP FI/CO
7 148 (0.60%) SAP ERP
8 141 (0.57%) SAP SD
9 125 (0.50%) SAP MM
10 101 (0.41%) Oracle EBS R12
11 90 (0.36%) Oracle Payables
12 82 (0.33%) SAP PP
13 79 (0.32%) Oracle Receivables
13 79 (0.32%) SAP SCM
14 77 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
15 68 (0.27%) Oracle ASCP
16 66 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
17 65 (0.26%) Unit4 Business World
18 59 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
18 59 (0.24%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 609 (2.46%) Office 365
2 311 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 279 (1.13%) SaaS
4 237 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
5 230 (0.93%) Google Analytics
6 89 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
7 77 (0.31%) Adobe Analytics
7 77 (0.31%) Mimecast
8 51 (0.21%) SuccessFactors
9 37 (0.15%) G Suite
10 35 (0.14%) IaaS
11 29 (0.12%) PaaS
12 26 (0.10%) Google Tag Manager
13 24 (0.097%) Force.com
14 17 (0.069%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 17 (0.069%) GitHub
15 14 (0.056%) Amazon EC2
15 14 (0.056%) Google Cloud Platform
16 13 (0.052%) Azure Active Directory
17 12 (0.048%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 1152 (4.65%) Firewall
2 702 (2.83%) TCP/IP
3 611 (2.47%) LAN
4 544 (2.20%) WAN
5 535 (2.16%) DNS
6 500 (2.02%) VPN
7 451 (1.82%) DHCP
8 403 (1.63%) Network Security
9 377 (1.52%) Internet
10 321 (1.30%) SAN
11 315 (1.27%) VoIP
12 239 (0.96%) Wireless
13 183 (0.74%) Intrusion Detection
14 157 (0.63%) HTTP
15 152 (0.61%) VLAN
16 143 (0.58%) Cisco ASA
17 128 (0.52%) Intranet
18 124 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
19 114 (0.46%) Skype
20 99 (0.40%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2518 (10.16%) SQL Server
2 981 (3.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 800 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
4 751 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 512 (2.07%) Relational Database
6 443 (1.79%) BusinessObjects
7 404 (1.63%) Power BI
7 404 (1.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 383 (1.55%) Big Data
9 358 (1.44%) QlikView
10 288 (1.16%) MySQL
10 288 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
11 229 (0.92%) MS Access
12 221 (0.89%) Crystal Reports
13 214 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
14 189 (0.76%) Oracle Database
15 183 (0.74%) Data Mining
16 175 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
17 143 (0.58%) Hadoop
18 133 (0.54%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1113 (4.49%) Selenium
2 931 (3.76%) JIRA
3 432 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
4 386 (1.56%) Cucumber
5 352 (1.42%) WebDriver
6 303 (1.22%) Visual Studio
7 256 (1.03%) SoapUI
8 188 (0.76%) Jenkins
9 176 (0.71%) HP UFT
10 172 (0.69%) JMeter
11 168 (0.68%) SpecFlow
12 160 (0.65%) Git (software)
13 113 (0.46%) LoadRunner
14 105 (0.42%) JUnit
15 82 (0.33%) Toad
16 56 (0.23%) Maven
16 56 (0.23%) Subversion
17 50 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
18 49 (0.20%) TestNG
19 48 (0.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7158 (28.89%) Finance
2 1768 (7.14%) Banking
3 1722 (6.95%) Retail
4 1198 (4.83%) Marketing
5 934 (3.77%) Legal
6 690 (2.78%) Law
7 653 (2.64%) Telecoms
8 612 (2.47%) Manufacturing
9 483 (1.95%) Front Office
10 445 (1.80%) Advertising
11 432 (1.74%) Investment Banking
12 413 (1.67%) Back Office
13 220 (0.89%) Publishing
14 213 (0.86%) Financial Institution
15 196 (0.79%) Games
16 178 (0.72%) Billing
17 157 (0.63%) French Language
18 135 (0.54%) German Language
19 128 (0.52%) Retail Banking
20 112 (0.45%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1351 (5.45%) .NET
2 817 (3.30%) XML
3 586 (2.36%) HTML
4 569 (2.30%) Web Services
5 364 (1.47%) ASP.NET
6 324 (1.31%) CSS
7 210 (0.85%) SOAP
8 188 (0.76%) .NET Framework
9 144 (0.58%) REST
10 139 (0.56%) Gherkin
10 139 (0.56%) JSON
11 135 (0.54%) jQuery
12 130 (0.52%) Middleware
13 129 (0.52%) EDI
14 127 (0.51%) HTML5
15 126 (0.51%) AngularJS
16 118 (0.48%) FIX Protocol
17 71 (0.29%) RESTful
18 69 (0.28%) WCF
18 69 (0.28%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3908 (15.77%) Analytical Skills
2 1181 (4.77%) Management Information System
3 804 (3.24%) Computer Science
4 553 (2.23%) User Experience
5 379 (1.53%) Fixed Income
6 330 (1.33%) Data Centre
7 318 (1.28%) Mobile App
8 313 (1.26%) Derivative
9 306 (1.23%) Fintech
10 294 (1.19%) FMCG
11 270 (1.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 241 (0.97%) iPad
13 240 (0.97%) Equities
14 239 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
15 229 (0.92%) Blackberry
15 229 (0.92%) Driving Licence
16 174 (0.70%) Credit Risk
17 165 (0.67%) Data Structures
18 159 (0.64%) Hedge funds
19 157 (0.63%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 4402 (17.77%) Windows
2 1428 (5.76%) Windows Server
3 1296 (5.23%) Windows 7
4 1253 (5.06%) Linux
5 907 (3.66%) Unix
6 779 (3.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 748 (3.02%) Windows Server 2012
8 458 (1.85%) Windows 10
9 307 (1.24%) Windows 8
10 264 (1.07%) Android
11 251 (1.01%) Apple iOS
12 244 (0.98%) Windows XP
13 240 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
14 133 (0.54%) Mac OS X
15 119 (0.48%) Solaris
16 113 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 50 (0.20%) AIX
18 45 (0.18%) Mac OS
19 38 (0.15%) Windows Vista
20 37 (0.15%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5446 (21.98%) Agile Software Development
2 3434 (13.86%) Business Analysis
3 3076 (12.41%) ITIL
4 2228 (8.99%) Stakeholder Management
5 2166 (8.74%) Business Intelligence
6 1864 (7.52%) Project Management
7 1654 (6.68%) Scrum
8 1634 (6.59%) Analytics
9 1571 (6.34%) SDLC
10 1487 (6.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 1275 (5.15%) Data Analysis
12 1251 (5.05%) CRM
13 1194 (4.82%) Waterfall
14 1162 (4.69%) User Stories
15 1072 (4.33%) Test Scripting
16 1065 (4.30%) E-Commerce
17 1035 (4.18%) ERP
18 981 (3.96%) Change Management
19 954 (3.85%) Information Security
20 807 (3.26%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 6521 (26.32%) SQL
2 1357 (5.48%) C#
3 1194 (4.82%) Java
4 736 (2.97%) T-SQL
5 638 (2.57%) Python
6 634 (2.56%) JavaScript
7 494 (1.99%) VBA
8 382 (1.54%) PowerShell
9 358 (1.44%) R
10 311 (1.26%) PL/SQL
11 276 (1.11%) C++
12 268 (1.08%) C
13 254 (1.03%) VB
14 212 (0.86%) PHP
15 202 (0.82%) Perl
16 181 (0.73%) Shell Script
17 149 (0.60%) Bash Shell
18 145 (0.59%) ABAP
19 142 (0.57%) Ruby
20 133 (0.54%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2996 (12.09%) Degree
2 1438 (5.80%) ISEB
3 893 (3.60%) ISTQB
4 629 (2.54%) CISSP
5 521 (2.10%) Microsoft Certification
6 476 (1.92%) Security Cleared
7 411 (1.66%) CISM
8 404 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
9 335 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
10 269 (1.09%) CCNA
11 266 (1.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 259 (1.05%) SC Cleared
13 249 (1.00%) CISA
14 245 (0.99%) MCSE
15 218 (0.88%) MCP
16 205 (0.83%) SANS
17 202 (0.82%) CEH
18 168 (0.68%) CCNP
19 167 (0.67%) DV Cleared
20 164 (0.66%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1626 (6.56%) QA
2 1126 (4.54%) SLA
3 557 (2.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 548 (2.21%) PMO
5 407 (1.64%) Data Quality
6 308 (1.24%) PCI DSS
7 197 (0.80%) MiFID
8 130 (0.52%) COBIT
9 126 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 62 (0.25%) ISO 9001
11 55 (0.22%) EMIR
12 50 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
13 49 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 17799
14 47 (0.19%) ISO22301
15 46 (0.19%) GDPR
16 38 (0.15%) P3O
17 37 (0.15%) IFRS
18 35 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
19 31 (0.13%) IFRS 9
20 28 (0.11%) SDET
System Software
1 2580 (10.41%) Active Directory
2 644 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 308 (1.24%) Hyper-V
4 234 (0.94%) XenApp
5 183 (0.74%) vSphere
6 95 (0.38%) XenDesktop
7 82 (0.33%) Snort
8 66 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
8 66 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
9 65 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
10 59 (0.24%) Terminal Services
11 52 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
12 42 (0.17%) VMware ESX
13 35 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
14 28 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
15 24 (0.097%) Forefront TMG
15 24 (0.097%) XenServer
16 22 (0.089%) Terminal Server
17 20 (0.081%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 18 (0.073%) Docker
Systems Management
1 437 (1.76%) SCCM
2 186 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
3 105 (0.42%) SCOM
4 86 (0.35%) Puppet
5 71 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
6 65 (0.26%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 65 (0.26%) WSUS
7 61 (0.25%) Backup Exec
8 59 (0.24%) Nagios
9 55 (0.22%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 50 (0.20%) Control-M
10 50 (0.20%) Nessus
11 48 (0.19%) CSIRT
12 46 (0.19%) NetBackup
13 39 (0.16%) Ansible
14 33 (0.13%) QRadar
15 32 (0.13%) Cisco CUCM
16 31 (0.13%) AirWatch
17 30 (0.12%) FortiGate
17 30 (0.12%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5124 (20.68%) Microsoft
2 1643 (6.63%) Oracle
3 1459 (5.89%) SAP
4 1113 (4.49%) VMware
5 1062 (4.29%) Cisco
6 926 (3.74%) Citrix
7 617 (2.49%) Tableau
8 503 (2.03%) HP
9 378 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
10 363 (1.46%) Google
11 352 (1.42%) IBM
12 246 (0.99%) Apple
13 211 (0.85%) Cognos
14 202 (0.82%) CheckPoint
15 165 (0.67%) ServiceNow
16 161 (0.65%) iManage
17 155 (0.63%) Adobe
17 155 (0.63%) Splunk
18 148 (0.60%) NetApp
19 138 (0.56%) Juniper
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + Travel Benefits, pension.
Posted: 7 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 12 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Posted: 12 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, interesting work
Posted: 4 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Premier IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k per year
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + benefits inc. 20% bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
South West London
Ventula Consulting Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + company benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 7 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Digital Gurus
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Premier IT
Posted: 5 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Melksham, Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Bluetownonline
Posted: 14 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 28-35k
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 Per Annum + £6K Profit Share + GOOD Bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £24000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + 2.5 k flexi benifits
Posted: 14 hours ago