The median annual salary for a Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Analyst
UK
Rank 12 7 9
Rank change year-on-year -5 +2  
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 12418 16261 16842
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.62% 15.80% 15.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.18% 16.39% 16.50%
Number of salaries quoted 10379 13674 13917
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £24,125
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +1.40% +1.42%  

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 81782 99209 102096
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67852 83080 83346
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 £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 24 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 24 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 11754 £40,000 - 1544
London -2 4804 £50,000 +5.26% 565
South East 0 2109 £37,500 - 299
Yorkshire 0 1016 £35,000 - 122
North West -4 956 £35,000 - 157
City of London 0 867 £50,000 - 156
East of England -6 823 £36,000 -7.69% 77
West Midlands -6 713 £35,000 -4.10% 122
South West 0 686 £37,500 +7.14% 117
West Yorkshire 0 679 £35,000 - 86
East Midlands +4 572 £37,500 +4.16% 60
Manchester -4 553 £38,500 +4.76% 93
Leeds +1 525 £35,000 - 54
Surrey +1 475 £37,500 - 67
Berkshire -6 349 £37,500 -11.76% 57
Hampshire 0 332 £37,500 +2.73% 52
Hertfordshire -6 322 £35,000 -17.64% 26
Scotland -3 291 £37,500 +2.04% 61
Birmingham -6 270 £33,296 -10.01% 42
Buckinghamshire +5 265 £34,000 -14.46% 43
Bristol +3 249 £40,000 +15.94% 48
West Sussex +7 227 £40,000 +14.28% 19
Leicestershire -1 200 £40,000 +2.56% 10
Oxfordshire +1 184 £35,500 +1.42% 38
Essex +6 169 £42,500 +13.33% 7
Wales -9 166 £34,000 +13.33% 29
Cheshire -10 166 £34,000 +4.61% 25
Edinburgh -3 163 £37,500 -11.76% 35
Wiltshire -1 156 £32,500 - 21
North Yorkshire -5 154 £29,500 -9.23% 17

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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 7206 (28.81%) Finance
2 6582 (26.32%) SQL
3 5471 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
4 5149 (20.59%) Microsoft
5 4462 (17.84%) Windows
6 3912 (15.64%) Analytical Skills
7 3464 (13.85%) Business Analysis
8 3455 (13.82%) MS Excel
9 3113 (12.45%) ITIL
10 2986 (11.94%) Degree
11 2623 (10.49%) Active Directory
12 2515 (10.06%) SQL Server
13 2397 (9.58%) MS Office
14 2248 (8.99%) Stakeholder Management
15 2162 (8.65%) Business Intelligence
16 1888 (7.55%) Project Management
17 1784 (7.13%) Banking
18 1737 (6.95%) Retail
19 1644 (6.57%) Scrum
20 1638 (6.55%) Oracle
21 1626 (6.50%) Analytics
22 1605 (6.42%) QA
23 1596 (6.38%) SDLC
24 1502 (6.01%) User Acceptance Testing
25 1464 (5.85%) SAP
26 1456 (5.82%) Windows Server
27 1444 (5.77%) ISEB
28 1377 (5.51%) .NET
28 1377 (5.51%) C#
29 1318 (5.27%) Windows 7

Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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
1 875 (3.50%) MS Exchange
2 790 (3.16%) SharePoint
3 590 (2.36%) SAS
4 401 (1.60%) IIS
5 290 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
6 284 (1.14%) Confluence
7 188 (0.75%) Skype for Business
8 163 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
9 161 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
10 155 (0.62%) CMS
11 138 (0.55%) Apache
12 137 (0.55%) Tomcat
13 127 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2007
14 120 (0.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 93 (0.37%) WebSphere
16 79 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
17 72 (0.29%) JBoss
18 56 (0.22%) WebLogic
19 48 (0.19%) IBM Notes
20 36 (0.14%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3455 (13.82%) MS Excel
2 2397 (9.58%) MS Office
3 577 (2.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 516 (2.06%) MS Visio
5 228 (0.91%) MS Project
6 169 (0.68%) SPSS
7 76 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
8 21 (0.084%) Acrobat
9 18 (0.072%) Stata
10 16 (0.064%) InfoPath
11 13 (0.052%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 13 (0.052%) EViews
12 10 (0.040%) Photoshop
12 10 (0.040%) SPSS Modeler
13 6 (0.024%) Simulink
14 5 (0.020%) EngageOne
15 4 (0.016%) Mozilla Thunderbird
16 3 (0.012%) Adobe Illustrator
16 3 (0.012%) Moqups
16 3 (0.012%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 309 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 212 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
3 199 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
4 175 (0.70%) SAP FI
5 161 (0.64%) SAP CO
6 160 (0.64%) SAP FI/CO
7 148 (0.59%) SAP ERP
8 140 (0.56%) SAP SD
9 124 (0.50%) SAP MM
10 97 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
11 91 (0.36%) Oracle Payables
12 85 (0.34%) SAP PP
13 84 (0.34%) SAP SCM
14 78 (0.31%) Oracle Receivables
15 77 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
16 70 (0.28%) Oracle ASCP
17 62 (0.25%) Unit4 Business World
18 61 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
19 59 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
20 58 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 610 (2.44%) Office 365
2 300 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 274 (1.10%) SaaS
4 230 (0.92%) Google Analytics
5 228 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
6 84 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
7 78 (0.31%) Mimecast
8 77 (0.31%) Adobe Analytics
9 47 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
10 37 (0.15%) IaaS
11 36 (0.14%) G Suite
12 30 (0.12%) PaaS
13 25 (0.100%) Google Tag Manager
14 23 (0.092%) Force.com
15 18 (0.072%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 18 (0.072%) GitHub
16 14 (0.056%) Amazon EC2
16 14 (0.056%) Google Cloud Platform
17 13 (0.052%) Lucidchart
18 12 (0.048%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1160 (4.64%) Firewall
2 716 (2.86%) TCP/IP
3 616 (2.46%) LAN
4 553 (2.21%) WAN
5 536 (2.14%) DNS
6 510 (2.04%) VPN
7 454 (1.82%) DHCP
8 395 (1.58%) Network Security
9 386 (1.54%) Internet
10 334 (1.34%) VoIP
11 328 (1.31%) SAN
12 247 (0.99%) Wireless
13 190 (0.76%) Intrusion Detection
14 155 (0.62%) HTTP
15 154 (0.62%) VLAN
16 136 (0.54%) Cisco ASA
17 134 (0.54%) Intranet
18 118 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
19 114 (0.46%) Skype
20 96 (0.38%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2515 (10.06%) SQL Server
2 990 (3.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 806 (3.22%) Data Warehouse
4 757 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 521 (2.08%) Relational Database
6 443 (1.77%) BusinessObjects
7 406 (1.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 386 (1.54%) Power BI
9 375 (1.50%) Big Data
10 360 (1.44%) QlikView
11 307 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
12 290 (1.16%) MySQL
13 229 (0.92%) MS Access
14 225 (0.90%) Crystal Reports
15 219 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
16 191 (0.76%) Oracle Database
17 180 (0.72%) Data Mining
18 170 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
19 139 (0.56%) Hadoop
20 131 (0.52%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1109 (4.43%) Selenium
2 938 (3.75%) JIRA
3 431 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
4 381 (1.52%) Cucumber
5 354 (1.42%) WebDriver
6 307 (1.23%) Visual Studio
7 257 (1.03%) SoapUI
8 186 (0.74%) Jenkins
9 172 (0.69%) HP UFT
10 169 (0.68%) JMeter
11 167 (0.67%) SpecFlow
12 157 (0.63%) Git (software)
13 115 (0.46%) LoadRunner
14 106 (0.42%) JUnit
15 84 (0.34%) Toad
16 55 (0.22%) Maven
17 54 (0.22%) Subversion
18 51 (0.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
19 49 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
20 47 (0.19%) TestNG
General
1 7206 (28.81%) Finance
2 1784 (7.13%) Banking
3 1737 (6.95%) Retail
4 1216 (4.86%) Marketing
5 940 (3.76%) Legal
6 692 (2.77%) Law
7 663 (2.65%) Telecoms
8 614 (2.46%) Manufacturing
9 484 (1.94%) Front Office
10 458 (1.83%) Advertising
11 437 (1.75%) Investment Banking
12 425 (1.70%) Back Office
13 228 (0.91%) Publishing
14 212 (0.85%) Financial Institution
15 192 (0.77%) Games
16 183 (0.73%) Billing
17 161 (0.64%) French Language
18 140 (0.56%) German Language
19 126 (0.50%) Retail Banking
20 113 (0.45%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1377 (5.51%) .NET
2 815 (3.26%) XML
3 597 (2.39%) HTML
4 583 (2.33%) Web Services
5 376 (1.50%) ASP.NET
6 331 (1.32%) CSS
7 205 (0.82%) SOAP
8 185 (0.74%) .NET Framework
9 147 (0.59%) REST
10 138 (0.55%) Gherkin
11 134 (0.54%) jQuery
12 132 (0.53%) JSON
13 128 (0.51%) Middleware
14 124 (0.50%) AngularJS
15 123 (0.49%) HTML5
16 121 (0.48%) EDI
17 119 (0.48%) FIX Protocol
18 72 (0.29%) RESTful
19 71 (0.28%) WCF
20 68 (0.27%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3912 (15.64%) Analytical Skills
2 1177 (4.71%) Management Information System
3 812 (3.25%) Computer Science
4 544 (2.18%) User Experience
5 386 (1.54%) Fixed Income
6 327 (1.31%) Data Centre
7 321 (1.28%) Derivative
8 317 (1.27%) Mobile App
9 307 (1.23%) Fintech
10 296 (1.18%) FMCG
11 281 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 247 (0.99%) Equities
13 246 (0.98%) iPad
14 243 (0.97%) Blackberry
15 240 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
16 231 (0.92%) Driving Licence
17 174 (0.70%) Credit Risk
18 168 (0.67%) Data Structures
19 158 (0.63%) Hedge funds
20 157 (0.63%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 4462 (17.84%) Windows
2 1456 (5.82%) Windows Server
3 1318 (5.27%) Windows 7
4 1263 (5.05%) Linux
5 902 (3.61%) Unix
6 788 (3.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 748 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
8 456 (1.82%) Windows 10
9 325 (1.30%) Windows 8
10 266 (1.06%) Android
11 257 (1.03%) Apple iOS
12 253 (1.01%) Windows XP
13 244 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
14 136 (0.54%) Mac OS X
15 120 (0.48%) Solaris
16 112 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 49 (0.20%) AIX
18 46 (0.18%) Mac OS
19 40 (0.16%) Windows Vista
20 37 (0.15%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5471 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
2 3464 (13.85%) Business Analysis
3 3113 (12.45%) ITIL
4 2248 (8.99%) Stakeholder Management
5 2162 (8.65%) Business Intelligence
6 1888 (7.55%) Project Management
7 1644 (6.57%) Scrum
8 1626 (6.50%) Analytics
9 1596 (6.38%) SDLC
10 1502 (6.01%) User Acceptance Testing
11 1289 (5.15%) Data Analysis
12 1260 (5.04%) CRM
13 1205 (4.82%) Waterfall
14 1164 (4.65%) User Stories
15 1071 (4.28%) E-Commerce
16 1062 (4.25%) Test Scripting
17 1024 (4.09%) ERP
18 977 (3.91%) Change Management
19 962 (3.85%) Information Security
20 798 (3.19%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 6582 (26.32%) SQL
2 1377 (5.51%) C#
3 1188 (4.75%) Java
4 741 (2.96%) T-SQL
5 654 (2.62%) JavaScript
6 639 (2.56%) Python
7 496 (1.98%) VBA
8 382 (1.53%) PowerShell
9 355 (1.42%) R
10 315 (1.26%) PL/SQL
11 278 (1.11%) C++
12 272 (1.09%) C
13 256 (1.02%) VB
14 215 (0.86%) PHP
15 207 (0.83%) Perl
16 183 (0.73%) Shell Script
17 161 (0.64%) Bash Shell
18 149 (0.60%) ABAP
19 139 (0.56%) Ruby
20 129 (0.52%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2986 (11.94%) Degree
2 1444 (5.77%) ISEB
3 892 (3.57%) ISTQB
4 625 (2.50%) CISSP
5 518 (2.07%) Microsoft Certification
6 498 (1.99%) Security Cleared
7 412 (1.65%) Cisco Certification
8 402 (1.61%) CISM
9 337 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
10 278 (1.11%) CCNA
11 271 (1.08%) SC Cleared
12 264 (1.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 254 (1.02%) CISA
14 247 (0.99%) MCSE
15 215 (0.86%) MCP
16 207 (0.83%) SANS
17 205 (0.82%) CEH
18 170 (0.68%) DV Cleared
19 168 (0.67%) CCNP
20 163 (0.65%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1605 (6.42%) QA
2 1135 (4.54%) SLA
3 567 (2.27%) PMO
4 544 (2.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 402 (1.61%) Data Quality
6 301 (1.20%) PCI DSS
7 197 (0.79%) MiFID
8 136 (0.54%) COBIT
9 127 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 63 (0.25%) ISO 9001
11 58 (0.23%) EMIR
12 49 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 17799
13 47 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
14 46 (0.18%) ISO22301
15 45 (0.18%) GDPR
16 39 (0.16%) P3O
17 38 (0.15%) IFRS
18 34 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
19 32 (0.13%) IFRS 9
20 28 (0.11%) SDET
System Software
1 2623 (10.49%) Active Directory
2 656 (2.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 309 (1.24%) Hyper-V
4 227 (0.91%) XenApp
5 182 (0.73%) vSphere
6 93 (0.37%) XenDesktop
7 75 (0.30%) Snort
8 66 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
9 64 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
10 63 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
11 60 (0.24%) Terminal Services
12 54 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
13 42 (0.17%) VMware ESX
14 35 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
15 29 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
16 24 (0.096%) Forefront TMG
16 24 (0.096%) XenServer
17 21 (0.084%) Terminal Server
18 20 (0.080%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 17 (0.068%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 433 (1.73%) SCCM
2 194 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
3 110 (0.44%) SCOM
4 85 (0.34%) Puppet
5 71 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
6 66 (0.26%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 63 (0.25%) WSUS
8 60 (0.24%) Backup Exec
9 57 (0.23%) Nagios
10 56 (0.22%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 53 (0.21%) Control-M
12 52 (0.21%) Nessus
13 47 (0.19%) CSIRT
14 44 (0.18%) NetBackup
15 38 (0.15%) Ansible
16 33 (0.13%) Cisco CUCM
16 33 (0.13%) QRadar
17 32 (0.13%) AirWatch
18 31 (0.12%) Tivoli
19 30 (0.12%) OpenView
Vendors
1 5149 (20.59%) Microsoft
2 1638 (6.55%) Oracle
3 1464 (5.85%) SAP
4 1141 (4.56%) VMware
5 1077 (4.31%) Cisco
6 925 (3.70%) Citrix
7 597 (2.39%) Tableau
8 510 (2.04%) HP
9 372 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
10 361 (1.44%) Google
10 361 (1.44%) IBM
11 248 (0.99%) Apple
12 209 (0.84%) Cognos
13 198 (0.79%) CheckPoint
14 164 (0.66%) ServiceNow
15 161 (0.64%) iManage
16 159 (0.64%) Adobe
16 159 (0.64%) Splunk
17 149 (0.60%) NetApp
18 138 (0.55%) Juniper
Lewes, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cheshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cheshire
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
RBW Consulting
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50,000 + Brilliant Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + Pension
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £70000 per annum + Excellent benefits and bonus package
Posted: 7 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum £50-60k+
Posted: 12 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
BJSS Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Bonus, Pension (6%) & Healthcare
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Tec Partners
Salary: £24000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The North Starr
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary, benefits & bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £26500.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £41000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ninesharp
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + bonus, pension etc
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bury, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £16000.00 - £19000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £60000 per annum + Excellent benefits and bonus package
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Aesica Pharmaceuticals
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
Epsom, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Haysfm
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago