Period
to 15 February 2019

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 15 February 2019.

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
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 11 13 12
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1 -5
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 19,359 23,041 25,589
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.77% 13.11% 14.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.32% 13.61% 15.08%
Number of salaries quoted 15,522 18,889 21,866
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £36,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year -2.67% +2.74% +1.39%

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 145,316 169,257 169,664
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.89% 96.30% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 116,207 138,647 141,062
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

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 15 February 2019.

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 15 February 2019. 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 +2 18,189 £41,500 +3.75% 2,456
UK excluding London +1 11,135 £36,500 -2.67% 1,837
London -2 7,895 £50,000 +0.90% 797
South East 0 3,348 £40,000 +6.67% 410
North of England 0 2,816 £36,000 -4.00% 556
Midlands +3 1,742 £35,000 - 288
North West +1 1,412 £39,000 +4.00% 316
East of England +7 1,221 £35,000 -7.89% 172
West Midlands +4 1,174 £36,000 -0.25% 176
South West -3 1,162 £35,000 - 234
Yorkshire +1 1,148 £34,000 -9.33% 179
Scotland -8 584 £37,000 -1.99% 111
East Midlands 0 564 £32,500 -7.14% 112
North East +4 256 £33,000 -5.71% 61
Wales -4 239 £32,500 -2.99% 55
Northern Ireland -15 42 £45,000 +50.00% 9
Channel Islands +1 11 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Isle of Man +1 6 £50,000 +25.00%

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, Analyst job roles required the following IT skills 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 5,184 (26.78%) Finance
2 4,898 (25.30%) SQL
3 4,823 (24.91%) Agile Software Development
4 3,816 (19.71%) Microsoft
5 3,505 (18.11%) Windows
6 3,167 (16.36%) Analytical Skills
7 2,813 (14.53%) Problem-Solving
8 2,529 (13.06%) Business Analysis
9 2,401 (12.40%) ITIL
10 2,260 (11.67%) Degree
11 2,109 (10.89%) Active Directory
12 1,930 (9.97%) Microsoft Office
13 1,794 (9.27%) Stakeholder Management
14 1,781 (9.20%) Business Intelligence
15 1,722 (8.90%) Microsoft Excel
16 1,696 (8.76%) SQL Server
17 1,527 (7.89%) Analytics
18 1,501 (7.75%) Project Management
19 1,417 (7.32%) QA
20 1,401 (7.24%) Scrum
21 1,346 (6.95%) User Stories
22 1,342 (6.93%) Banking
23 1,323 (6.83%) Information Security
24 1,305 (6.74%) Test Automation
24 1,305 (6.74%) Office 365
25 1,225 (6.33%) Waterfall
26 1,195 (6.17%) Oracle
27 1,193 (6.16%) SDLC
28 1,182 (6.11%) Windows Server
29 1,174 (6.06%) Retail

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
1 712 (3.68%) SharePoint
2 527 (2.72%) MS Exchange
3 274 (1.42%) Confluence
4 230 (1.19%) SAS
5 196 (1.01%) IIS
6 157 (0.81%) Skype for Business
7 155 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
8 117 (0.60%) CMS
9 90 (0.46%) WebSphere
10 88 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
11 57 (0.29%) Tomcat
12 56 (0.29%) Apache
13 55 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
13 55 (0.28%) JBoss
14 48 (0.25%) IBM Notes
15 44 (0.23%) WebLogic
16 38 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
17 34 (0.18%) Apache Spark
18 31 (0.16%) Elasticsearch
19 28 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1,930 (9.97%) Microsoft Office
2 1,722 (8.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 627 (3.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 512 (2.64%) MS Visio
5 166 (0.86%) Microsoft Project
6 78 (0.40%) SPSS
7 49 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
8 21 (0.11%) Photoshop
9 14 (0.072%) Mingle
10 13 (0.067%) Stata
11 11 (0.057%) Adobe Illustrator
12 10 (0.052%) Adobe After Effects
13 9 (0.046%) UXPin
14 8 (0.041%) InfoPath
15 7 (0.036%) OmniGraffle
15 7 (0.036%) Open Workbench
16 6 (0.031%) AutoCAD
17 5 (0.026%) CATIA
18 4 (0.021%) Acrobat
18 4 (0.021%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 272 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 171 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
3 119 (0.61%) Temenos T24
4 110 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
5 108 (0.56%) SAP FI
6 107 (0.55%) SAP CO
7 106 (0.55%) SAP ERP
7 106 (0.55%) SAP FI/CO
8 104 (0.54%) Oracle EBS R12
9 102 (0.53%) SAP S/4HANA
10 99 (0.51%) thinkFolio
11 97 (0.50%) SAP SD
12 61 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
13 54 (0.28%) SAP MM
14 53 (0.27%) NetSuite
15 50 (0.26%) Magento
15 50 (0.26%) SAP BPC
16 46 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
16 46 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
17 44 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1,305 (6.74%) Office 365
2 736 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 370 (1.91%) Amazon AWS
4 344 (1.78%) SaaS
5 189 (0.98%) Google Analytics
6 100 (0.52%) Dynamics 365
7 81 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
8 76 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
9 70 (0.36%) IaaS
9 70 (0.36%) PaaS
10 57 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
11 53 (0.27%) G Suite
12 52 (0.27%) Adobe Analytics
13 51 (0.26%) Mimecast
14 45 (0.23%) Google Tag Manager
15 34 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
16 33 (0.17%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
17 30 (0.15%) OneDrive
18 28 (0.14%) GitHub
19 17 (0.088%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 970 (5.01%) Firewall
2 642 (3.32%) TCP/IP
3 583 (3.01%) LAN
4 554 (2.86%) WAN
5 470 (2.43%) DNS
6 450 (2.32%) Network Security
7 406 (2.10%) DHCP
8 299 (1.54%) Internet
9 275 (1.42%) VPN
10 272 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
11 269 (1.39%) VoIP
12 214 (1.11%) Wireless
13 182 (0.94%) SAN
14 157 (0.81%) Skype
15 154 (0.80%) Intrusion Detection
16 96 (0.50%) VLAN
17 88 (0.45%) Ethernet
18 84 (0.43%) Intranet
19 80 (0.41%) OSPF
20 76 (0.39%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,696 (8.76%) SQL Server
2 754 (3.89%) Power BI
3 739 (3.82%) Data Warehouse
4 737 (3.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 548 (2.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 413 (2.13%) Relational Database
7 299 (1.54%) Big Data
8 261 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 238 (1.23%) QlikView
10 234 (1.21%) BusinessObjects
11 152 (0.79%) Oracle Database
12 148 (0.76%) RDBMS
12 148 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
13 138 (0.71%) Crystal Reports
14 133 (0.69%) MySQL
15 113 (0.58%) Data Mining
16 111 (0.57%) Hadoop
17 96 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
17 96 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
18 77 (0.40%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 786 (4.06%) JIRA
2 692 (3.57%) Selenium
3 297 (1.53%) Cucumber
4 238 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
5 187 (0.97%) WebDriver
6 176 (0.91%) SoapUI
7 172 (0.89%) Visual Studio
8 153 (0.79%) Git (software)
9 139 (0.72%) Jenkins
10 128 (0.66%) SpecFlow
11 109 (0.56%) JMeter
12 95 (0.49%) HP UFT
13 76 (0.39%) LoadRunner
13 76 (0.39%) Subversion
14 72 (0.37%) Eclipse
15 66 (0.34%) JUnit
16 64 (0.33%) Visual Studio Team System
17 63 (0.33%) Hudson
18 58 (0.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
19 51 (0.26%) Maven
General
1 5,184 (26.78%) Finance
2 1,342 (6.93%) Banking
3 1,174 (6.06%) Retail
4 845 (4.36%) Marketing
5 724 (3.74%) Legal
6 529 (2.73%) Law
7 462 (2.39%) Telecoms
8 453 (2.34%) Manufacturing
9 362 (1.87%) Front Office
10 322 (1.66%) Advertising
11 319 (1.65%) Back Office
12 261 (1.35%) Investment Banking
13 254 (1.31%) Games
14 172 (0.89%) Billing
15 145 (0.75%) Financial Institution
16 128 (0.66%) Publishing
17 107 (0.55%) Electronics
18 91 (0.47%) Retail Banking
19 79 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
20 70 (0.36%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 886 (4.58%) .NET
2 442 (2.28%) HTML
3 391 (2.02%) XML
4 355 (1.83%) Web Services
5 254 (1.31%) CSS
6 223 (1.15%) ASP.NET
7 191 (0.99%) SOAP
8 178 (0.92%) JSON
9 154 (0.80%) REST
10 141 (0.73%) Gherkin
11 106 (0.55%) FIX Protocol
12 105 (0.54%) jQuery
13 91 (0.47%) AngularJS
14 85 (0.44%) .NET Framework
14 85 (0.44%) Middleware
15 68 (0.35%) ASP.NET MVC
15 68 (0.35%) EDI
16 63 (0.33%) Spring
17 58 (0.30%) Ajax
18 53 (0.27%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3,167 (16.36%) Analytical Skills
2 1,067 (5.51%) Management Information System
3 699 (3.61%) Self-Motivation
4 570 (2.94%) Fintech
5 414 (2.14%) User Experience
6 309 (1.60%) Data Centre
7 292 (1.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 287 (1.48%) Derivative
9 274 (1.42%) Fixed Income
10 267 (1.38%) Equities
11 236 (1.22%) Mobile App
12 209 (1.08%) Data Structures
13 176 (0.91%) Greenfield Project
14 168 (0.87%) Reinsurance
15 165 (0.85%) Cyber Kill Chain
16 155 (0.80%) Security Operations Centre
17 144 (0.74%) Virtual Team
18 137 (0.71%) Driving Licence
19 133 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
19 133 (0.69%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 3,505 (18.11%) Windows
2 1,182 (6.11%) Windows Server
3 1,118 (5.78%) Linux
4 882 (4.56%) Windows 7
5 831 (4.29%) Windows 10
6 632 (3.26%) Unix
7 508 (2.62%) Windows Server 2008
8 481 (2.48%) Windows Server 2012
9 195 (1.01%) Android
10 187 (0.97%) Apple iOS
11 153 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 150 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
13 131 (0.68%) Windows 8
14 84 (0.43%) Windows XP
15 71 (0.37%) Mac OS X
16 68 (0.35%) Mac OS
17 65 (0.34%) AIX
18 53 (0.27%) Solaris
19 49 (0.25%) CentOS
20 36 (0.19%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,823 (24.91%) Agile Software Development
2 2,813 (14.53%) Problem-Solving
3 2,529 (13.06%) Business Analysis
4 2,401 (12.40%) ITIL
5 1,794 (9.27%) Stakeholder Management
6 1,781 (9.20%) Business Intelligence
7 1,527 (7.89%) Analytics
8 1,501 (7.75%) Project Management
9 1,401 (7.24%) Scrum
10 1,346 (6.95%) User Stories
11 1,323 (6.83%) Information Security
12 1,305 (6.74%) Test Automation
13 1,225 (6.33%) Waterfall
14 1,193 (6.16%) SDLC
15 1,102 (5.69%) Change Management
16 1,060 (5.48%) User Acceptance Testing
17 1,046 (5.40%) Data Analysis
18 927 (4.79%) CRM
19 882 (4.56%) Continuous Improvement
20 853 (4.41%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 4,898 (25.30%) SQL
2 987 (5.10%) Java
3 950 (4.91%) C#
4 905 (4.67%) Python
5 559 (2.89%) JavaScript
6 541 (2.79%) PowerShell
7 485 (2.51%) T-SQL
8 356 (1.84%) R
9 355 (1.83%) VBA
10 308 (1.59%) PL/SQL
11 300 (1.55%) C
12 198 (1.02%) C++
13 177 (0.91%) Bash Shell
14 176 (0.91%) Shell Script
15 164 (0.85%) Perl
16 150 (0.77%) VB
17 137 (0.71%) PHP
18 111 (0.57%) VB.NET
19 104 (0.54%) Ruby
20 91 (0.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2,260 (11.67%) Degree
2 751 (3.88%) ISEB
3 596 (3.08%) Security Cleared
4 569 (2.94%) CISSP
5 489 (2.53%) ISTQB
6 396 (2.05%) SC Cleared
7 394 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
8 388 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
9 327 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
10 317 (1.64%) CCNA
11 302 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
12 259 (1.34%) CISM
13 245 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 231 (1.19%) SANS
15 217 (1.12%) MCSE
16 201 (1.04%) CEH
17 172 (0.89%) CISA
18 149 (0.77%) CREST Certified
19 147 (0.76%) CCNP
20 131 (0.68%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,417 (7.32%) QA
2 880 (4.55%) SLA
3 704 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 501 (2.59%) GDPR
5 448 (2.31%) PMO
6 446 (2.30%) Data Quality
7 265 (1.37%) PCI DSS
8 97 (0.50%) COBIT
8 97 (0.50%) MiFID
9 92 (0.48%) Cyber Essentials
10 88 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 63 (0.33%) SEPA
12 61 (0.32%) ISO 9001
13 47 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 44 (0.23%) EMIR
15 41 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
16 39 (0.20%) Solvency II
17 29 (0.15%) ISO 20022
18 24 (0.12%) P3O
19 19 (0.098%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 2,109 (10.89%) Active Directory
2 615 (3.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 217 (1.12%) Hyper-V
4 98 (0.51%) XenApp
5 86 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
6 81 (0.42%) Docker
7 73 (0.38%) vSphere
8 41 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
9 40 (0.21%) Terminal Server
10 33 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
10 33 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
11 27 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
12 26 (0.13%) XenDesktop
13 20 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
14 19 (0.098%) Terminal Services
15 18 (0.093%) Firmware
15 18 (0.093%) Snort
16 15 (0.077%) XenServer
17 11 (0.057%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
18 10 (0.052%) NFS
Systems Management
1 382 (1.97%) SCCM
2 130 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
3 89 (0.46%) HP ALM
4 76 (0.39%) WSUS
5 72 (0.37%) Puppet
6 62 (0.32%) Nessus
7 61 (0.32%) Stealthwatch
8 58 (0.30%) Control-M
9 45 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
10 43 (0.22%) CSIRT
10 43 (0.22%) Kubernetes
11 42 (0.22%) Ansible
12 40 (0.21%) AirWatch
13 39 (0.20%) SCOM
14 36 (0.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 35 (0.18%) Nagios
16 34 (0.18%) Norton AntiVirus
17 33 (0.17%) QRadar
18 30 (0.15%) Perfmon
19 28 (0.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 3,816 (19.71%) Microsoft
2 1,195 (6.17%) Oracle
3 1,006 (5.20%) SAP
4 930 (4.80%) VMware
5 784 (4.05%) Cisco
6 704 (3.64%) Tableau
7 597 (3.08%) Citrix
8 413 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
9 329 (1.70%) HP
10 324 (1.67%) Google
11 269 (1.39%) ServiceNow
12 234 (1.21%) IBM
13 233 (1.20%) CheckPoint
14 183 (0.95%) Apple
15 168 (0.87%) Red Hat
16 165 (0.85%) Splunk
17 161 (0.83%) Adobe
18 159 (0.82%) Cognos
19 138 (0.71%) Symantec
20 118 (0.61%) Remedy