Period
to 4 June 2020

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £44,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 4 June 2020.

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
4 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 15 11 13
Rank change year-on-year -4 +2 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 9,744 18,453 22,010
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 11.19% 12.92% 12.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.75% 13.46% 13.34%
Number of salaries quoted 8,031 15,147 18,356
Median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £25,375 £23,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £64,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £37,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year +8.11% - +4.23%

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 82,921 137,077 165,001
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.20% 95.97% 96.37%
Number of salaries quoted 66,452 108,889 134,048
Median annual salary £53,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,500 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Analyst in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in the UK

Analyst
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Analyst.

Salary trend for Analyst in the UK

Analyst
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Analyst over the 6 months to 4 June 2020.

Salary histogram for Analyst in the UK

Analyst
Top 19 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 4 June 2020. 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 -4 9,020 £45,000 +12.50% 356
UK excluding London -4 5,621 £40,000 +8.11% 276
London -2 3,917 £52,500 +5.00% 99
South East -3 1,736 £42,500 +6.25% 62
North of England -5 1,350 £39,000 +11.43% 87
Midlands -2 885 £35,000 - 55
North West -7 672 £40,000 - 54
West Midlands -4 614 £36,582 +4.52% 40
South West -3 613 £37,500 +3.45% 30
Yorkshire -6 533 £38,500 +18.46% 26
East of England -6 491 £37,500 -1.32% 22
Scotland -2 290 £37,500 - 10
Work from Home -20 280 £45,000 - 35
East Midlands 0 265 £35,000 +3.70% 15
Wales +1 227 £35,000 - 6
North East -1 145 £32,500 +1.56% 7
Northern Ireland +3 29 £30,000 -14.29% 5
Channel Islands 0 11 £47,500 +58.33%
Isle of Man -1 1 £60,000 +20.00%

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 June 2020, 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 2,743 (28.15%) SQL
2 2,611 (26.80%) Finance
3 2,247 (23.06%) Agile Software Development
4 1,739 (17.85%) Microsoft
5 1,610 (16.52%) Windows
6 1,589 (16.31%) Analytical Skills
7 1,195 (12.26%) Problem-Solving
8 1,189 (12.20%) Degree
9 1,151 (11.81%) Business Analysis
10 1,136 (11.66%) Business Intelligence
11 1,043 (10.70%) SQL Server
12 1,040 (10.67%) ITIL
13 959 (9.84%) Analytics
14 946 (9.71%) Active Directory
15 922 (9.46%) Stakeholder Management
16 899 (9.23%) Microsoft Excel
17 861 (8.84%) Office 365
18 846 (8.68%) Microsoft Office
19 782 (8.03%) Project Management
20 751 (7.71%) Data Analysis
21 745 (7.65%) Test Automation
22 719 (7.38%) Python
23 712 (7.31%) Oracle
24 705 (7.24%) Azure
25 650 (6.67%) Power Platform
26 635 (6.52%) Requirements Gathering
27 625 (6.41%) Power BI
28 622 (6.38%) Information Security
29 608 (6.24%) JIRA
30 593 (6.09%) User Acceptance Testing

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
1 266 (2.73%) SharePoint
2 263 (2.70%) MS Exchange
3 230 (2.36%) Confluence
4 136 (1.40%) SAS
5 79 (0.81%) IIS
6 59 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
7 56 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
8 44 (0.45%) CMS
9 41 (0.42%) Apache
10 40 (0.41%) Skype for Business
11 34 (0.35%) WebSphere
12 28 (0.29%) Apache Spark
13 25 (0.26%) Tomcat
14 19 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
15 18 (0.18%) CICS
16 17 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
17 15 (0.15%) JBoss
18 14 (0.14%) Apache Solr
19 13 (0.13%) WebLogic
20 12 (0.12%) WordPress
Applications
1 899 (9.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 846 (8.68%) Microsoft Office
3 289 (2.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 190 (1.95%) MS Visio
5 74 (0.76%) Microsoft Project
6 54 (0.55%) SPSS
7 20 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
8 7 (0.072%) Open Workbench
9 6 (0.062%) Acrobat
10 5 (0.051%) InfoPath
11 4 (0.041%) Notepad++
12 3 (0.031%) AutoCAD
12 3 (0.031%) Chatbot
13 2 (0.021%) Camtasia
13 2 (0.021%) Gephi
13 2 (0.021%) MadCap Flare
13 2 (0.021%) Windchill
14 1 (0.010%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 1 (0.010%) GNU Octave
14 1 (0.010%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 102 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 75 (0.77%) Oracle EBS
3 73 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
4 60 (0.62%) SAP S/4HANA
5 51 (0.52%) SAP FI
6 48 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
6 48 (0.49%) SAP CO
6 48 (0.49%) SAP FI/CO
7 44 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
8 41 (0.42%) Markit EDM
9 40 (0.41%) NetSuite
10 37 (0.38%) Oracle Financials
11 33 (0.34%) Oracle Payables
11 33 (0.34%) Oracle Receivables
12 31 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
12 31 (0.32%) Oracle General Ledger
12 31 (0.32%) SAP MM
13 30 (0.31%) Oracle iProcurement
14 29 (0.30%) SAP SD
15 27 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 861 (8.84%) Office 365
2 705 (7.24%) Azure
3 650 (6.67%) Power Platform
4 356 (3.65%) AWS
5 216 (2.22%) SaaS
6 120 (1.23%) Dynamics 365
7 74 (0.76%) Google Analytics
8 71 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
9 68 (0.70%) Azure Active Directory
10 54 (0.55%) GCP
11 49 (0.50%) Mimecast
12 32 (0.33%) OneDrive
12 32 (0.33%) Trello
13 29 (0.30%) PaaS
14 28 (0.29%) PowerApps
15 22 (0.23%) GitHub
15 22 (0.23%) SuccessFactors
16 21 (0.22%) Azure Data Factory
17 18 (0.18%) Power Automate
18 17 (0.17%) Logic Apps
Communications & Networking
1 493 (5.06%) Firewall
2 266 (2.73%) TCP/IP
3 234 (2.40%) LAN
4 229 (2.35%) DNS
5 207 (2.12%) WAN
6 170 (1.74%) VPN
7 134 (1.38%) DHCP
8 108 (1.11%) Skype
9 107 (1.10%) SAN
10 104 (1.07%) Wireless
11 102 (1.05%) Network Security
12 97 (1.00%) Internet
13 83 (0.85%) Intrusion Detection
14 75 (0.77%) VoIP
15 67 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
16 58 (0.60%) HTTP
17 43 (0.44%) Remote Desktop
17 43 (0.44%) Wireshark
18 39 (0.40%) Intranet
19 36 (0.37%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,043 (10.70%) SQL Server
2 625 (6.41%) Power BI
3 424 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
4 337 (3.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 297 (3.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 206 (2.11%) Relational Database
7 184 (1.89%) Data Lake
8 131 (1.34%) Oracle Reports
9 113 (1.16%) Big Data
9 113 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 101 (1.04%) BusinessObjects
11 86 (0.88%) QlikView
12 83 (0.85%) Oracle Database
13 73 (0.75%) MySQL
14 67 (0.69%) DB2
15 63 (0.65%) RDBMS
16 58 (0.60%) Crystal Reports
17 53 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
18 50 (0.51%) Data Mining
19 41 (0.42%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 608 (6.24%) JIRA
2 397 (4.07%) Selenium
3 162 (1.66%) WebDriver
4 143 (1.47%) Cucumber
5 108 (1.11%) Visual Studio
6 100 (1.03%) Jenkins
7 97 (1.00%) Postman
8 93 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
9 89 (0.91%) SoapUI
10 76 (0.78%) SpecFlow
11 72 (0.74%) Git (software)
12 59 (0.61%) JMeter
13 37 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 32 (0.33%) Visual Studio Team System
15 30 (0.31%) Eclipse
15 30 (0.31%) TeamCity
16 28 (0.29%) HP UFT
16 28 (0.29%) Metasploit
17 27 (0.28%) Octopus Deploy
18 25 (0.26%) Subversion
General
1 2,611 (26.80%) Finance
2 464 (4.76%) Retail
3 433 (4.44%) Banking
4 357 (3.66%) Legal
5 325 (3.34%) Marketing
6 319 (3.27%) Law
7 187 (1.92%) Front Office
8 171 (1.75%) Manufacturing
9 162 (1.66%) Back Office
10 157 (1.61%) Public Sector
11 139 (1.43%) Telecoms
12 122 (1.25%) Advertising
13 69 (0.71%) Financial Institution
14 68 (0.70%) Investment Banking
15 61 (0.63%) Billing
16 57 (0.58%) Local Government
17 54 (0.55%) French Language
18 53 (0.54%) Games
19 51 (0.52%) General Ledger
20 41 (0.42%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 417 (4.28%) .NET
2 233 (2.39%) XML
3 207 (2.12%) Web Services
4 128 (1.31%) HTML
5 98 (1.01%) JSON
6 82 (0.84%) CSS
7 80 (0.82%) SOAP
8 68 (0.70%) FIX Protocol
9 65 (0.67%) ASP.NET
10 54 (0.55%) Gherkin
11 52 (0.53%) REST
12 42 (0.43%) Middleware
13 36 (0.37%) .NET Framework
13 36 (0.37%) Elastic Stack
14 35 (0.36%) RESTful
15 28 (0.29%) jQuery
16 27 (0.28%) Regular Expression
17 26 (0.27%) Kafka
17 26 (0.27%) Oracle Fusion
18 25 (0.26%) React
Miscellaneous
1 1,589 (16.31%) Analytical Skills
2 527 (5.41%) Management Information System
3 320 (3.28%) Self-Motivation
4 223 (2.29%) User Experience
5 147 (1.51%) Fixed Income
6 124 (1.27%) Data Structures
7 123 (1.26%) Reinsurance
8 119 (1.22%) Derivative
9 113 (1.16%) Equities
10 106 (1.09%) Security Operations Centre
11 101 (1.04%) Mobile App
12 95 (0.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 93 (0.95%) Data Centre
14 92 (0.94%) Greenfield Project
15 86 (0.88%) Cyberthreat
16 73 (0.75%) FMCG
17 72 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
18 68 (0.70%) Driving Licence
19 64 (0.66%) SWIFT
20 56 (0.57%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1,610 (16.52%) Windows
2 574 (5.89%) Windows Server
3 451 (4.63%) Linux
4 447 (4.59%) Windows 10
5 293 (3.01%) Windows 7
6 242 (2.48%) Unix
7 214 (2.20%) Windows Server 2012
8 162 (1.66%) Windows Server 2016
9 139 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
10 96 (0.99%) Android
11 77 (0.79%) Apple iOS
12 72 (0.74%) Windows 8
13 53 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 49 (0.50%) Mac OS
15 30 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
16 27 (0.28%) Solaris
17 25 (0.26%) Mac OS X
17 25 (0.26%) Ubuntu
18 23 (0.24%) Kali Linux
19 21 (0.22%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,247 (23.06%) Agile Software Development
2 1,195 (12.26%) Problem-Solving
3 1,151 (11.81%) Business Analysis
4 1,136 (11.66%) Business Intelligence
5 1,040 (10.67%) ITIL
6 959 (9.84%) Analytics
7 922 (9.46%) Stakeholder Management
8 782 (8.03%) Project Management
9 751 (7.71%) Data Analysis
10 745 (7.65%) Test Automation
11 635 (6.52%) Requirements Gathering
12 622 (6.38%) Information Security
13 593 (6.09%) User Acceptance Testing
14 525 (5.39%) Cybersecurity
15 515 (5.29%) User Stories
16 510 (5.23%) SDLC
17 509 (5.22%) Scrum
18 493 (5.06%) Data Modelling
19 477 (4.90%) Visualisation
20 467 (4.79%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 2,743 (28.15%) SQL
2 719 (7.38%) Python
3 481 (4.94%) C#
4 423 (4.34%) Java
5 375 (3.85%) PowerShell
6 276 (2.83%) R
7 255 (2.62%) JavaScript
8 211 (2.17%) VBA
9 209 (2.14%) T-SQL
10 145 (1.49%) PL/SQL
11 129 (1.32%) Bash Shell
12 93 (0.95%) C
13 84 (0.86%) VB
14 78 (0.80%) C++
15 75 (0.77%) Perl
16 67 (0.69%) PHP
17 59 (0.61%) Shell Script
18 47 (0.48%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
19 43 (0.44%) VB.NET
20 41 (0.42%) RPG
Qualifications
1 1,189 (12.20%) Degree
2 383 (3.93%) Security Cleared
3 310 (3.18%) CISSP
4 247 (2.53%) SC Cleared
5 231 (2.37%) ISEB
6 202 (2.07%) ISTQB
7 188 (1.93%) Computer Science Degree
8 163 (1.67%) CISM
9 157 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
10 110 (1.13%) CISA
11 109 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
12 97 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
13 79 (0.81%) DV Cleared
14 71 (0.73%) CEH
15 68 (0.70%) MCSE
16 59 (0.61%) CCNA
17 54 (0.55%) PhD
18 51 (0.52%) IIBA
18 51 (0.52%) MCP
19 50 (0.51%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 561 (5.76%) QA
2 365 (3.75%) SLA
3 267 (2.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 199 (2.04%) GDPR
5 198 (2.03%) Data Quality
6 171 (1.75%) PMO
7 108 (1.11%) PCI DSS
8 87 (0.89%) NIST
9 77 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 67 (0.69%) GAAP
11 31 (0.32%) MiFID
12 30 (0.31%) COBIT
13 29 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials
14 26 (0.27%) EMIR
15 24 (0.25%) Solvency II
16 21 (0.22%) Actionable Recommendations
16 21 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
17 20 (0.21%) BS25999
18 13 (0.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
19 9 (0.092%) NIST 800
System Software
1 946 (9.71%) Active Directory
2 239 (2.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 109 (1.12%) Hyper-V
4 71 (0.73%) XenApp
5 42 (0.43%) Docker
6 41 (0.42%) XenDesktop
7 34 (0.35%) vSphere
8 30 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
9 25 (0.26%) BitLocker
9 25 (0.26%) Snort
9 25 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
10 20 (0.21%) NFS
11 17 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
12 12 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
12 12 (0.12%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 11 (0.11%) Terminal Services
14 10 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 9 (0.092%) DFS Replication
15 9 (0.092%) Firmware
16 6 (0.062%) RACF
Systems Management
1 254 (2.61%) SCCM
2 59 (0.61%) Nessus
3 53 (0.54%) QRadar
4 40 (0.41%) Nagios
5 32 (0.33%) Microsoft Intune
6 30 (0.31%) WSUS
7 28 (0.29%) Kubernetes
8 26 (0.27%) SCOM
9 25 (0.26%) Ansible
10 24 (0.25%) Control-M
11 23 (0.24%) Backup Exec
11 23 (0.24%) HP ALM
12 21 (0.22%) Puppet
13 15 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
13 15 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
14 14 (0.14%) FortiGate
15 13 (0.13%) Tivoli
16 12 (0.12%) Cisco CUCM
17 11 (0.11%) RSA enVision
17 11 (0.11%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 1,739 (17.85%) Microsoft
2 712 (7.31%) Oracle
3 535 (5.49%) Tableau
4 361 (3.70%) VMware
5 310 (3.18%) SAP
6 293 (3.01%) Citrix
7 239 (2.45%) Cisco
8 212 (2.18%) ServiceNow
9 174 (1.79%) Alteryx
10 161 (1.65%) Splunk
11 160 (1.64%) UiPath
12 159 (1.63%) Blue Prism
13 158 (1.62%) Automation Anywhere
14 147 (1.51%) Teradata
15 145 (1.49%) Cadence
16 140 (1.44%) Google
17 130 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
18 125 (1.28%) IBM
19 115 (1.18%) HP
20 111 (1.14%) Bloomberg