Period
to 13 November 2019

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 13 November 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
13 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 13 13 12
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 16,505 20,968 25,160
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.00% 12.87% 14.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.55% 13.43% 14.60%
Number of salaries quoted 13,409 17,034 19,929
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,500 £23,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,000 £36,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year +2.78% -1.37% +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 131,473 156,175 172,370
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.58% 95.89% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 105,217 125,838 138,248
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £78,750
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 13 November 2019.

Salary histogram for Analyst in the UK

Analyst
Top 16 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 13 November 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 -1 15,428 £40,000 - 1,948
UK excluding London +2 9,861 £37,000 +2.78% 1,596
London -2 6,355 £47,500 -5.00% 531
South East +2 3,114 £40,000 +6.67% 413
North of England -1 2,427 £35,000 - 386
Midlands -1 1,484 £35,000 - 288
North West 0 1,249 £37,500 - 202
South West 0 1,166 £35,000 - 182
Yorkshire -1 1,009 £35,000 - 145
West Midlands 0 1,005 £35,000 - 188
East of England -1 853 £40,000 +14.29% 149
East Midlands -1 475 £35,000 -2.78% 99
Scotland -7 455 £35,750 +2.14% 96
Wales +2 308 £33,500 +4.69% 69
North East -1 173 £32,500 -7.14% 39
Northern Ireland +18 63 £35,000 - 13

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 3,994 (24.20%) SQL
2 3,912 (23.70%) Finance
3 3,726 (22.57%) Agile Software Development
4 3,468 (21.01%) Microsoft
5 3,169 (19.20%) Windows
6 2,419 (14.66%) Analytical Skills
7 2,164 (13.11%) Active Directory
8 2,132 (12.92%) Problem-Solving
9 1,910 (11.57%) ITIL
10 1,860 (11.27%) Business Analysis
11 1,791 (10.85%) Business Intelligence
12 1,681 (10.18%) Microsoft Office
13 1,611 (9.76%) Office 365
14 1,539 (9.32%) SQL Server
15 1,513 (9.17%) Analytics
16 1,506 (9.12%) Degree
17 1,464 (8.87%) Microsoft Excel
18 1,403 (8.50%) Stakeholder Management
19 1,139 (6.90%) Test Automation
20 1,103 (6.68%) Windows Server
21 1,060 (6.42%) User Stories
22 1,019 (6.17%) Scrum
23 1,014 (6.14%) QA
24 986 (5.97%) Power Platform
25 980 (5.94%) Retail
26 969 (5.87%) Project Management
27 962 (5.83%) Power BI
28 960 (5.82%) Windows 10
29 949 (5.75%) Management Information System
30 940 (5.70%) Information Security

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
1 562 (3.41%) MS Exchange
2 547 (3.31%) SharePoint
3 264 (1.60%) Confluence
4 221 (1.34%) SAS
5 202 (1.22%) IIS
6 175 (1.06%) Skype for Business
7 146 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
8 125 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
9 102 (0.62%) CMS
10 60 (0.36%) Tomcat
11 55 (0.33%) Apache Spark
11 55 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
12 44 (0.27%) Apache
13 42 (0.25%) WebSphere
14 40 (0.24%) IBM Notes
15 33 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
16 31 (0.19%) WordPress
17 23 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
18 22 (0.13%) WebLogic
19 20 (0.12%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1,681 (10.18%) Microsoft Office
2 1,464 (8.87%) Microsoft Excel
3 395 (2.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 370 (2.24%) MS Visio
5 115 (0.70%) Microsoft Project
6 109 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
7 58 (0.35%) SPSS
8 14 (0.085%) Acrobat
9 13 (0.079%) Chatbot
10 11 (0.067%) Stata
11 7 (0.042%) InfoPath
12 6 (0.036%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 5 (0.030%) Gliffy
14 4 (0.024%) Adobe Premiere
15 3 (0.018%) AutoCAD
15 3 (0.018%) Open Workbench
16 2 (0.012%) 3ds Max
16 2 (0.012%) MicroStation
16 2 (0.012%) Revit
16 2 (0.012%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 217 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 138 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
3 94 (0.57%) SAP S/4HANA
4 85 (0.51%) SAP SD
5 78 (0.47%) NetSuite
6 71 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
7 65 (0.39%) Payment Gateway
8 58 (0.35%) SAP ERP
9 49 (0.30%) SAP MM
9 49 (0.30%) thinkFolio
10 43 (0.26%) SAP FI
11 42 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
11 42 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
12 41 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
13 39 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
13 39 (0.24%) SAP HR
14 38 (0.23%) SAP CO
14 38 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
15 37 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
15 37 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1,611 (9.76%) Office 365
2 986 (5.97%) Power Platform
3 938 (5.68%) Azure
4 472 (2.86%) AWS
5 300 (1.82%) SaaS
6 193 (1.17%) Dynamics 365
7 165 (1.00%) Google Analytics
8 101 (0.61%) GCP
9 95 (0.58%) Azure Active Directory
10 92 (0.56%) Adobe Analytics
11 88 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
12 74 (0.45%) OneDrive
13 66 (0.40%) SuccessFactors
14 55 (0.33%) PowerApps
15 43 (0.26%) IaaS
16 41 (0.25%) G Suite
17 35 (0.21%) PaaS
18 31 (0.19%) Salesforce Service Cloud
19 30 (0.18%) Google Tag Manager
19 30 (0.18%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 797 (4.83%) Firewall
2 569 (3.45%) LAN
3 561 (3.40%) TCP/IP
4 547 (3.31%) WAN
5 431 (2.61%) DNS
6 384 (2.33%) DHCP
7 269 (1.63%) VoIP
8 259 (1.57%) Network Security
9 234 (1.42%) VPN
10 206 (1.25%) Skype
11 192 (1.16%) Internet
12 188 (1.14%) Wireless
13 128 (0.78%) SAN
14 111 (0.67%) Intrusion Detection
15 108 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
16 96 (0.58%) Broadband
17 79 (0.48%) Intranet
18 74 (0.45%) VLAN
19 73 (0.44%) Remote Desktop
20 64 (0.39%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,539 (9.32%) SQL Server
2 962 (5.83%) Power BI
3 604 (3.66%) Data Warehouse
4 596 (3.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 533 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 339 (2.05%) Relational Database
7 260 (1.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 224 (1.36%) Big Data
9 216 (1.31%) QlikView
10 179 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
11 131 (0.79%) Oracle Database
12 119 (0.72%) MySQL
13 105 (0.64%) Crystal Reports
13 105 (0.64%) Data Mining
14 99 (0.60%) MS Access
15 95 (0.58%) RDBMS
16 85 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
17 84 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
18 77 (0.47%) Data Lake
19 70 (0.42%) Looker
Development Applications
1 856 (5.19%) JIRA
2 582 (3.53%) Selenium
3 228 (1.38%) WebDriver
4 191 (1.16%) Cucumber
5 188 (1.14%) Visual Studio
6 175 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
7 172 (1.04%) Git (software)
8 161 (0.98%) SpecFlow
9 137 (0.83%) SoapUI
10 118 (0.71%) Jenkins
11 93 (0.56%) JMeter
12 63 (0.38%) LoadRunner
13 58 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 53 (0.32%) Visual Studio Team System
15 51 (0.31%) Octopus Deploy
16 45 (0.27%) HP UFT
16 45 (0.27%) Zephyr
17 43 (0.26%) TestRail
18 40 (0.24%) JUnit
19 39 (0.24%) MSI
General
1 3,912 (23.70%) Finance
2 980 (5.94%) Retail
3 703 (4.26%) Marketing
4 695 (4.21%) Banking
5 438 (2.65%) Telecoms
6 437 (2.65%) Law
7 376 (2.28%) Legal
8 365 (2.21%) Public Sector
9 357 (2.16%) Manufacturing
10 264 (1.60%) Front Office
11 241 (1.46%) Back Office
12 151 (0.91%) Advertising
13 109 (0.66%) Games
14 104 (0.63%) Investment Banking
15 97 (0.59%) Publishing
16 96 (0.58%) Electronics
17 89 (0.54%) Automotive
18 81 (0.49%) Billing
19 80 (0.48%) Local Government
20 77 (0.47%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 747 (4.53%) .NET
2 338 (2.05%) XML
3 334 (2.02%) HTML
4 285 (1.73%) Web Services
5 220 (1.33%) ASP.NET
6 209 (1.27%) CSS
7 193 (1.17%) REST
8 162 (0.98%) JSON
9 153 (0.93%) SOAP
10 90 (0.55%) Gherkin
11 89 (0.54%) EDI
12 83 (0.50%) RESTful
13 72 (0.44%) Middleware
14 63 (0.38%) FIX Protocol
15 56 (0.34%) jQuery
16 53 (0.32%) HTML5
17 50 (0.30%) ASP.NET MVC
18 47 (0.28%) Ajax
19 46 (0.28%) WCF
20 45 (0.27%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2,419 (14.66%) Analytical Skills
2 949 (5.75%) Management Information System
3 536 (3.25%) Self-Motivation
4 479 (2.90%) User Experience
5 303 (1.84%) Data Centre
6 207 (1.25%) Mobile App
7 200 (1.21%) Driving Licence
8 189 (1.15%) Greenfield Project
9 178 (1.08%) Security Operations Centre
10 176 (1.07%) Derivative
11 162 (0.98%) Equities
12 149 (0.90%) Fixed Income
13 137 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 137 (0.83%) Reinsurance
14 134 (0.81%) Data Structures
14 134 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
15 113 (0.68%) iPhone
16 111 (0.67%) Analytical Mindset
17 105 (0.64%) Social Media
18 101 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3,169 (19.20%) Windows
2 1,103 (6.68%) Windows Server
3 960 (5.82%) Windows 10
4 783 (4.74%) Linux
5 769 (4.66%) Windows 7
6 451 (2.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 411 (2.49%) Unix
8 298 (1.81%) Windows Server 2008
9 283 (1.71%) Android
10 199 (1.21%) Apple iOS
11 139 (0.84%) Windows 8
12 92 (0.56%) Mac OS
13 88 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
14 71 (0.43%) Windows XP
15 60 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 47 (0.28%) Mac OS X
17 42 (0.25%) AIX
18 40 (0.24%) Windows Vista
19 26 (0.16%) Windows 2000
20 23 (0.14%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,726 (22.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2,132 (12.92%) Problem-Solving
3 1,910 (11.57%) ITIL
4 1,860 (11.27%) Business Analysis
5 1,791 (10.85%) Business Intelligence
6 1,513 (9.17%) Analytics
7 1,403 (8.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 1,139 (6.90%) Test Automation
9 1,060 (6.42%) User Stories
10 1,019 (6.17%) Scrum
11 969 (5.87%) Project Management
12 940 (5.70%) Information Security
13 903 (5.47%) User Acceptance Testing
14 897 (5.43%) SDLC
15 821 (4.97%) Change Management
16 816 (4.94%) Data Analysis
17 769 (4.66%) Cybersecurity
18 764 (4.63%) Waterfall
19 744 (4.51%) Visualisation
20 696 (4.22%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3,994 (24.20%) SQL
2 827 (5.01%) Python
3 762 (4.62%) C#
4 678 (4.11%) Java
5 493 (2.99%) PowerShell
6 443 (2.68%) JavaScript
7 437 (2.65%) T-SQL
8 348 (2.11%) R
9 347 (2.10%) VBA
10 261 (1.58%) C
11 155 (0.94%) PL/SQL
12 141 (0.85%) VB
13 113 (0.68%) C++
14 105 (0.64%) VB.NET
15 103 (0.62%) Perl
16 100 (0.61%) PHP
17 95 (0.58%) Bash Shell
18 59 (0.36%) Ruby
19 57 (0.35%) MATLAB
20 51 (0.31%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 1,506 (9.12%) Degree
2 463 (2.81%) Security Cleared
3 396 (2.40%) Microsoft Certification
4 392 (2.38%) ISEB
5 385 (2.33%) ISTQB
6 315 (1.91%) Cisco Certification
7 299 (1.81%) CISSP
8 249 (1.51%) CCNA
9 212 (1.28%) SC Cleared
10 204 (1.24%) MCSE
11 203 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
12 193 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
13 189 (1.15%) CISM
14 180 (1.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 139 (0.84%) MCSA
16 137 (0.83%) MCP
17 125 (0.76%) DV Cleared
18 100 (0.61%) CCNP
19 84 (0.51%) CISA
20 78 (0.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,014 (6.14%) QA
2 833 (5.05%) SLA
3 426 (2.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 368 (2.23%) Data Quality
5 247 (1.50%) GDPR
6 246 (1.49%) PMO
7 176 (1.07%) PCI DSS
8 126 (0.76%) NIST
9 83 (0.50%) Cyber Essentials
10 67 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 60 (0.36%) ISO 9001
12 51 (0.31%) COBIT
13 31 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 29 (0.18%) Actionable Recommendations
14 29 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 29 (0.18%) Solvency II
15 22 (0.13%) EMIR
15 22 (0.13%) MiFID
16 16 (0.097%) IFRS
17 13 (0.079%) SEPA
System Software
1 2,164 (13.11%) Active Directory
2 459 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 299 (1.81%) Hyper-V
4 151 (0.91%) XenApp
5 100 (0.61%) XenDesktop
6 96 (0.58%) vSphere
7 72 (0.44%) Docker
8 61 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
9 60 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
10 49 (0.30%) Virtual Desktop
11 43 (0.26%) Terminal Services
12 29 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
13 24 (0.15%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 23 (0.14%) Apache Flume
15 18 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
16 15 (0.091%) Firmware
17 14 (0.085%) Forefront TMG
18 11 (0.067%) Job Entry Subsystem
19 10 (0.061%) VMware Workstation
20 8 (0.048%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 426 (2.58%) SCCM
2 77 (0.47%) WSUS
3 69 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
4 62 (0.38%) QRadar
5 61 (0.37%) Microsoft Intune
6 54 (0.33%) Nessus
7 48 (0.29%) HP ALM
8 47 (0.28%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 44 (0.27%) Backup Exec
10 39 (0.24%) SCOM
11 37 (0.22%) Ansible
12 31 (0.19%) Kubernetes
13 29 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
13 29 (0.18%) Puppet
14 27 (0.16%) Control-M
15 23 (0.14%) Oozie
16 22 (0.13%) Norton AntiVirus
17 21 (0.13%) Automic
18 18 (0.11%) FortiGate
18 18 (0.11%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 3,468 (21.01%) Microsoft
2 887 (5.37%) SAP
3 852 (5.16%) Oracle
4 846 (5.13%) VMware
5 751 (4.55%) Citrix
6 724 (4.39%) Tableau
7 511 (3.10%) Cisco
8 348 (2.11%) ServiceNow
9 334 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
10 296 (1.79%) Google
11 228 (1.38%) HP
12 214 (1.30%) IBM
13 201 (1.22%) Splunk
14 200 (1.21%) Adobe
15 193 (1.17%) Apple
16 119 (0.72%) WorldPay
17 112 (0.68%) Cognos
18 104 (0.63%) JD Edwards
19 102 (0.62%) iManage
20 94 (0.57%) Meraki