Period
to 16 June 2019

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 16 June 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
16 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 11 13 12
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1 -5
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 18,491 22,131 24,483
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.88% 12.88% 14.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.42% 13.37% 14.78%
Number of salaries quoted 14,741 18,087 20,284
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £64,500 £63,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £36,500 £37,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year -1.35% +4.23% -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 137,780 165,560 165,703
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.95% 96.35% 96.37%
Number of salaries quoted 109,623 134,673 136,528
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 16 June 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 16 June 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 17,303 £40,000 -1.23% 2,156
UK excluding London +4 11,107 £36,500 -1.35% 1,655
London -3 7,118 £49,500 +2.06% 648
South East +2 3,281 £40,000 +6.67% 405
North of England +2 2,803 £35,000 -6.67% 466
Midlands +3 1,736 £35,000 - 298
North West +5 1,416 £40,000 +6.67% 235
South West +4 1,295 £36,000 +2.86% 179
West Midlands +3 1,192 £35,000 - 175
Yorkshire +1 1,125 £31,530 -15.92% 184
East of England +6 1,060 £38,000 +1.33% 164
Scotland -6 614 £37,500 +3.15% 86
East Midlands 0 542 £33,500 -4.29% 119
Wales 0 271 £35,000 +6.59% 49
North East +9 261 £32,000 -8.57% 47
Northern Ireland -18 48 £35,000 +15.70% 11
Channel Islands +5 8 £30,000 -33.33% 1
Isle of Man +4 6 £50,000 +53.85%

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 June 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 4,648 (25.14%) SQL
2 4,640 (25.09%) Finance
3 4,488 (24.27%) Agile Software Development
4 3,780 (20.44%) Microsoft
5 3,304 (17.87%) Windows
6 2,964 (16.03%) Analytical Skills
7 2,629 (14.22%) Problem-Solving
8 2,362 (12.77%) Business Analysis
9 2,352 (12.72%) ITIL
10 2,233 (12.08%) Active Directory
11 2,150 (11.63%) Degree
12 1,989 (10.76%) Microsoft Office
13 1,841 (9.96%) Business Intelligence
14 1,714 (9.27%) Microsoft Excel
15 1,712 (9.26%) SQL Server
16 1,590 (8.60%) Stakeholder Management
17 1,566 (8.47%) Analytics
18 1,399 (7.57%) Office 365
19 1,379 (7.46%) Scrum
20 1,370 (7.41%) QA
21 1,282 (6.93%) Project Management
22 1,233 (6.67%) User Stories
23 1,132 (6.12%) Windows Server
24 1,114 (6.02%) Test Automation
25 1,080 (5.84%) Retail
26 1,049 (5.67%) Banking
27 1,041 (5.63%) Change Management
28 1,027 (5.55%) Oracle
29 1,019 (5.51%) SDLC
30 1,016 (5.49%) Firewall

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
1 736 (3.98%) SharePoint
2 579 (3.13%) MS Exchange
3 271 (1.47%) Confluence
4 216 (1.17%) SAS
5 210 (1.14%) IIS
6 171 (0.92%) CMS
7 165 (0.89%) Skype for Business
8 133 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
9 91 (0.49%) Tomcat
10 84 (0.45%) Apache
11 79 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
12 78 (0.42%) WebSphere
13 74 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
14 49 (0.26%) IBM Notes
15 42 (0.23%) Apache Spark
16 39 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
17 37 (0.20%) JBoss
18 33 (0.18%) WebLogic
19 31 (0.17%) EPiServer
20 25 (0.14%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1,989 (10.76%) Microsoft Office
2 1,714 (9.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 513 (2.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 470 (2.54%) MS Visio
5 147 (0.79%) Microsoft Project
6 83 (0.45%) SPSS
7 75 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
8 22 (0.12%) Stata
9 10 (0.054%) Adobe XD
9 10 (0.054%) UXPin
10 9 (0.049%) Photoshop
11 8 (0.043%) AutoCAD
12 5 (0.027%) Chatbot
12 5 (0.027%) SPSS Modeler
13 4 (0.022%) Acrobat
13 4 (0.022%) Mingle
14 3 (0.016%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 3 (0.016%) Adobe Illustrator
14 3 (0.016%) CATIA
14 3 (0.016%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 256 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 131 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
3 130 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
4 117 (0.63%) SAP SD
5 111 (0.60%) SAP ERP
6 106 (0.57%) SAP S/4HANA
7 84 (0.45%) SAP FI
8 83 (0.45%) thinkFolio
9 82 (0.44%) Temenos T24
10 81 (0.44%) SAP CO
11 77 (0.42%) SAP FI/CO
12 76 (0.41%) Oracle EBS R12
13 65 (0.35%) NetSuite
14 59 (0.32%) SAP MM
15 52 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
16 47 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
16 47 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
17 43 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
18 42 (0.23%) SAP Hybris
19 40 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1,399 (7.57%) Office 365
2 881 (4.76%) Power Platform
3 875 (4.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 459 (2.48%) Amazon AWS
5 308 (1.67%) SaaS
6 197 (1.07%) Google Analytics
7 150 (0.81%) Dynamics 365
8 114 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
9 91 (0.49%) Adobe Analytics
10 80 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
11 61 (0.33%) G Suite
12 60 (0.32%) PaaS
13 56 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
14 54 (0.29%) IaaS
15 50 (0.27%) PowerApps
16 40 (0.22%) Google Tag Manager
17 30 (0.16%) OneDrive
18 28 (0.15%) Mimecast
19 27 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
20 24 (0.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1,016 (5.49%) Firewall
2 576 (3.12%) LAN
3 539 (2.91%) WAN
4 527 (2.85%) TCP/IP
5 446 (2.41%) DNS
6 366 (1.98%) DHCP
7 346 (1.87%) VoIP
8 340 (1.84%) VPN
9 310 (1.68%) Network Security
10 287 (1.55%) Wireless
11 263 (1.42%) Internet
12 187 (1.01%) SAN
13 180 (0.97%) Broadband
14 172 (0.93%) Skype
15 133 (0.72%) Intrusion Detection
16 125 (0.68%) VLAN
17 118 (0.64%) ADSL
18 109 (0.59%) 3G
19 91 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
20 84 (0.45%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,712 (9.26%) SQL Server
2 858 (4.64%) Power BI
3 683 (3.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 571 (3.09%) Data Warehouse
5 548 (2.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 452 (2.44%) Relational Database
7 249 (1.35%) BusinessObjects
8 240 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 234 (1.27%) QlikView
10 225 (1.22%) Big Data
11 169 (0.91%) MySQL
12 149 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
13 137 (0.74%) RDBMS
14 119 (0.64%) Oracle Database
15 116 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
16 96 (0.52%) Data Mining
17 88 (0.48%) Hadoop
18 82 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
19 77 (0.42%) SQL Server 2016
20 75 (0.41%) DB2
Development Applications
1 788 (4.26%) JIRA
2 617 (3.34%) Selenium
3 272 (1.47%) Cucumber
4 209 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 203 (1.10%) Visual Studio
6 189 (1.02%) SoapUI
7 156 (0.84%) WebDriver
8 124 (0.67%) Jenkins
9 121 (0.65%) LoadRunner
10 120 (0.65%) JMeter
10 120 (0.65%) SpecFlow
11 112 (0.61%) Git (software)
12 79 (0.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 68 (0.37%) HP UFT
13 68 (0.37%) Visual Studio Team System
14 62 (0.34%) JUnit
15 53 (0.29%) Subversion
16 50 (0.27%) Bitbucket
17 49 (0.26%) Maven
18 47 (0.25%) Hudson
General
1 4,640 (25.09%) Finance
2 1,080 (5.84%) Retail
3 1,049 (5.67%) Banking
4 815 (4.41%) Marketing
5 545 (2.95%) Legal
6 535 (2.89%) Law
7 424 (2.29%) Manufacturing
8 414 (2.24%) Telecoms
9 336 (1.82%) Front Office
10 330 (1.78%) Back Office
11 212 (1.15%) Advertising
12 182 (0.98%) Games
13 181 (0.98%) Billing
14 167 (0.90%) Investment Banking
15 128 (0.69%) Financial Institution
16 108 (0.58%) Electronics
17 102 (0.55%) Publishing
18 86 (0.47%) Retail Banking
19 73 (0.39%) Automotive
20 70 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 755 (4.08%) .NET
2 418 (2.26%) XML
3 389 (2.10%) HTML
4 349 (1.89%) Web Services
5 231 (1.25%) CSS
6 198 (1.07%) SOAP
7 192 (1.04%) ASP.NET
8 140 (0.76%) JSON
9 139 (0.75%) REST
10 100 (0.54%) Middleware
11 93 (0.50%) FIX Protocol
12 86 (0.47%) Gherkin
13 85 (0.46%) RESTful
14 73 (0.39%) Spring
15 68 (0.37%) jQuery
16 59 (0.32%) .NET Framework
17 45 (0.24%) EDI
18 41 (0.22%) AngularJS
19 38 (0.21%) ASP.NET MVC
20 37 (0.20%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2,964 (16.03%) Analytical Skills
2 1,001 (5.41%) Management Information System
3 669 (3.62%) Self-Motivation
4 549 (2.97%) User Experience
5 328 (1.77%) Data Centre
6 244 (1.32%) Equities
7 241 (1.30%) Derivative
8 230 (1.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 221 (1.20%) Mobile App
10 198 (1.07%) Fixed Income
11 181 (0.98%) Driving Licence
12 173 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
13 166 (0.90%) Greenfield Project
14 158 (0.85%) Data Structures
15 139 (0.75%) Reinsurance
16 132 (0.71%) iPhone
16 132 (0.71%) Video Conferencing
16 132 (0.71%) Virtual Team
17 113 (0.61%) Analytical Mindset
18 112 (0.61%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 3,304 (17.87%) Windows
2 1,132 (6.12%) Windows Server
3 983 (5.32%) Linux
4 894 (4.83%) Windows 7
5 882 (4.77%) Windows 10
6 543 (2.94%) Unix
7 517 (2.80%) Windows Server 2012
8 413 (2.23%) Windows Server 2008
9 267 (1.44%) Android
10 229 (1.24%) Apple iOS
11 138 (0.75%) Windows 8
12 122 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 101 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
14 81 (0.44%) Mac OS
15 72 (0.39%) AIX
15 72 (0.39%) Windows XP
16 61 (0.33%) Mac OS X
17 56 (0.30%) CentOS
18 37 (0.20%) Windows 2000
19 28 (0.15%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,488 (24.27%) Agile Software Development
2 2,629 (14.22%) Problem-Solving
3 2,362 (12.77%) Business Analysis
4 2,352 (12.72%) ITIL
5 1,841 (9.96%) Business Intelligence
6 1,590 (8.60%) Stakeholder Management
7 1,566 (8.47%) Analytics
8 1,379 (7.46%) Scrum
9 1,282 (6.93%) Project Management
10 1,233 (6.67%) User Stories
11 1,114 (6.02%) Test Automation
12 1,041 (5.63%) Change Management
13 1,019 (5.51%) SDLC
14 1,004 (5.43%) Waterfall
15 995 (5.38%) Information Security
16 932 (5.04%) User Acceptance Testing
17 924 (5.00%) Data Analysis
18 877 (4.74%) CRM
19 785 (4.25%) Continuous Improvement
20 750 (4.06%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 4,648 (25.14%) SQL
2 904 (4.89%) Java
3 881 (4.76%) Python
4 777 (4.20%) C#
5 537 (2.90%) PowerShell
6 501 (2.71%) T-SQL
7 462 (2.50%) JavaScript
8 411 (2.22%) VBA
9 359 (1.94%) R
10 342 (1.85%) C
11 205 (1.11%) PL/SQL
12 182 (0.98%) C++
13 156 (0.84%) VB
14 134 (0.72%) Bash Shell
14 134 (0.72%) Perl
15 99 (0.54%) VB.NET
16 89 (0.48%) Shell Script
17 84 (0.45%) MATLAB
18 83 (0.45%) PHP
19 70 (0.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2,150 (11.63%) Degree
2 702 (3.80%) Security Cleared
3 542 (2.93%) ISEB
4 501 (2.71%) Cisco Certification
5 497 (2.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 430 (2.33%) ISTQB
7 407 (2.20%) CCNA
8 397 (2.15%) SC Cleared
9 377 (2.04%) CISSP
10 283 (1.53%) Computer Science Degree
11 265 (1.43%) MCSE
12 250 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
13 228 (1.23%) CISM
14 207 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 199 (1.08%) DV Cleared
16 184 (1.00%) CCNP
17 168 (0.91%) MCP
18 147 (0.79%) CISA
19 133 (0.72%) CEH
20 124 (0.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,370 (7.41%) QA
2 875 (4.73%) SLA
3 503 (2.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 399 (2.16%) PMO
5 390 (2.11%) GDPR
6 388 (2.10%) Data Quality
7 195 (1.05%) PCI DSS
8 142 (0.77%) NIST
9 110 (0.59%) MiFID
10 97 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 96 (0.52%) COBIT
12 89 (0.48%) ISO 9001
13 85 (0.46%) Cyber Essentials
14 78 (0.42%) EMIR
15 45 (0.24%) SEPA
16 38 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
17 34 (0.18%) Solvency II
18 29 (0.16%) Actionable Recommendations
19 28 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
20 26 (0.14%) NIST 800
System Software
1 2,233 (12.08%) Active Directory
2 565 (3.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 310 (1.68%) Hyper-V
4 131 (0.71%) XenApp
5 110 (0.59%) vSphere
6 108 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
7 101 (0.55%) Docker
8 50 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
8 50 (0.27%) XenDesktop
9 42 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
10 41 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
11 36 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
11 36 (0.19%) Terminal Server
12 29 (0.16%) Firmware
13 24 (0.13%) Terminal Services
14 20 (0.11%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 16 (0.087%) Virtual Machines
16 15 (0.081%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 11 (0.059%) Citrix Hypervisor
18 10 (0.054%) Snort
Systems Management
1 412 (2.23%) SCCM
2 144 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
3 105 (0.57%) WSUS
4 71 (0.38%) HP ALM
5 62 (0.34%) Nessus
6 46 (0.25%) Control-M
7 45 (0.24%) Kubernetes
8 44 (0.24%) Puppet
8 44 (0.24%) QRadar
9 35 (0.19%) Norton AntiVirus
10 30 (0.16%) Computer Incident Response Team
11 29 (0.16%) AirWatch
11 29 (0.16%) Backup Exec
12 27 (0.15%) Microsoft Intune
13 25 (0.14%) Ansible
13 25 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
13 25 (0.14%) Tivoli
14 23 (0.12%) CSIRT
15 22 (0.12%) SCOM
15 22 (0.12%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 3,780 (20.44%) Microsoft
2 1,027 (5.55%) Oracle
3 962 (5.20%) SAP
4 953 (5.15%) VMware
5 763 (4.13%) Tableau
6 737 (3.99%) Cisco
7 664 (3.59%) Citrix
8 397 (2.15%) Salesforce.com
9 357 (1.93%) Google
10 326 (1.76%) ServiceNow
11 323 (1.75%) HP
12 257 (1.39%) IBM
13 217 (1.17%) Adobe
14 192 (1.04%) Apple
15 177 (0.96%) Meraki
16 166 (0.90%) Splunk
17 154 (0.83%) Red Hat
18 133 (0.72%) CheckPoint
19 126 (0.68%) Polycom
20 118 (0.64%) Aruba