Period
to 21 August 2017

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 August 2017.

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
21 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 9 9
Rank change year-on-year -3 0 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 24876 29981 34460
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.13% 15.21% 15.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.74% 15.77% 16.36%
Number of salaries quoted 19864 25806 29162
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £63,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £36,500 £35,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year +2.82% -2.74% +4.29%

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 168775 190147 210577
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.89% 96.49% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 136047 159941 173454
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 21 August 2017.

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 21 August 2017. 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 -3 23559 £40,000 - 1477
UK excluding London -2 14311 £36,500 +2.82% 1026
London -2 10294 £50,000 +5.26% 565
South East -2 3947 £37,250 -0.67% 252
North of England -2 3865 £35,000 +2.01% 286
Midlands -5 2504 £37,500 +7.14% 158
North West -2 1919 £35,000 - 133
Yorkshire -3 1744 £35,500 +9.23% 117
West Midlands -4 1573 £36,500 +4.29% 103
East of England -7 1513 £37,500 -6.25% 85
South West -1 1463 £36,000 - 125
East Midlands 0 931 £37,500 +7.14% 54
Scotland 0 703 £40,000 +11.11% 103
Wales -4 307 £34,500 +6.15% 16
North East +13 203 £34,000 -2.86% 36
Northern Ireland -5 44 £35,000 - 1
Isle of Man +10 20 £40,000 -40.74% 1
Channel Islands +2 7 £32,500 -10.96%

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 7914 (31.81%) Finance
2 6549 (26.33%) SQL
3 5240 (21.06%) Agile Software Development
4 4960 (19.94%) Microsoft
5 4562 (18.34%) Analytical Skills
6 4453 (17.90%) Windows
7 3844 (15.45%) Business Analysis
8 3270 (13.15%) Degree
9 2803 (11.27%) ITIL
10 2697 (10.84%) Banking
11 2675 (10.75%) Active Directory
12 2522 (10.14%) Retail
13 2363 (9.50%) Microsoft Office
14 2354 (9.46%) Microsoft Excel
15 2322 (9.33%) SQL Server
16 2274 (9.14%) Project Management
17 2228 (8.96%) Stakeholder Management
18 2207 (8.87%) Business Intelligence
19 1954 (7.85%) SDLC
20 1794 (7.21%) Analytics
21 1750 (7.03%) Test Automation
22 1685 (6.77%) QA
23 1617 (6.50%) Scrum
24 1565 (6.29%) Asset Management
25 1560 (6.27%) Oracle
26 1558 (6.26%) SAP
27 1532 (6.16%) Data Analysis
28 1495 (6.01%) Windows Server
29 1444 (5.80%) User Acceptance Testing
30 1348 (5.42%) Linux

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
1 967 (3.89%) MS Exchange
2 751 (3.02%) SharePoint
3 554 (2.23%) SAS
4 415 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 348 (1.40%) IIS
6 244 (0.98%) Confluence
7 193 (0.78%) Apache
8 185 (0.74%) Skype for Business
9 184 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
10 163 (0.66%) Tomcat
11 160 (0.64%) CMS
12 125 (0.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 112 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
14 84 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
15 78 (0.31%) JBoss
16 76 (0.31%) Apache Spark
16 76 (0.31%) WebSphere
17 66 (0.27%) IBM Notes
18 50 (0.20%) Oracle Workflow
19 44 (0.18%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2363 (9.50%) Microsoft Office
2 2354 (9.46%) Microsoft Excel
3 727 (2.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 637 (2.56%) MS Visio
5 252 (1.01%) Microsoft Project
6 171 (0.69%) SPSS
7 112 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
8 29 (0.12%) Stata
9 26 (0.10%) Photoshop
10 18 (0.072%) Adobe Illustrator
11 13 (0.052%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 13 (0.052%) SPSS Modeler
12 11 (0.044%) Open Workbench
13 9 (0.036%) InDesign
14 7 (0.028%) Acrobat
15 6 (0.024%) Adobe Captivate
15 6 (0.024%) EngageOne
15 6 (0.024%) Siemens NX
16 5 (0.020%) EViews
16 5 (0.020%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 368 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 233 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
3 210 (0.84%) SAP FI
4 195 (0.78%) SAP CO
5 192 (0.77%) SAP FI/CO
6 182 (0.73%) Oracle EBS
7 163 (0.66%) SAP MM
8 141 (0.57%) SAP SD
9 128 (0.51%) SAP ERP
10 114 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
11 113 (0.45%) Oracle EBS R12
12 94 (0.38%) Actimize
13 79 (0.32%) SAP PP
14 69 (0.28%) thinkFolio
15 62 (0.25%) Markit EDM
16 59 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
17 58 (0.23%) Oracle 11i
18 56 (0.23%) ION MarketView
18 56 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
19 54 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 925 (3.72%) Office 365
2 534 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 346 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
4 327 (1.31%) SaaS
5 242 (0.97%) Google Analytics
6 100 (0.40%) Adobe Analytics
7 80 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
8 62 (0.25%) PaaS
9 61 (0.25%) IaaS
10 53 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
11 49 (0.20%) Google Tag Manager
11 49 (0.20%) SuccessFactors
12 46 (0.18%) Dynamics 365
13 43 (0.17%) G Suite
14 41 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
15 40 (0.16%) Mimecast
16 33 (0.13%) OneDrive
17 32 (0.13%) Force.com
18 28 (0.11%) Salesforce Service Cloud
19 25 (0.10%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1197 (4.81%) Firewall
2 751 (3.02%) TCP/IP
3 708 (2.85%) LAN
4 660 (2.65%) WAN
5 627 (2.52%) DNS
6 574 (2.31%) VPN
7 494 (1.99%) DHCP
8 440 (1.77%) Network Security
9 425 (1.71%) Internet
10 297 (1.19%) SAN
11 291 (1.17%) VoIP
12 205 (0.82%) Wireless
13 180 (0.72%) VLAN
14 172 (0.69%) FTP
15 153 (0.62%) Skype
16 142 (0.57%) HTTP
17 141 (0.57%) SSL
18 129 (0.52%) Intrusion Detection
19 120 (0.48%) Cisco ASA
20 107 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2322 (9.33%) SQL Server
2 897 (3.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 796 (3.20%) Data Warehouse
4 619 (2.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 459 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
6 418 (1.68%) Power BI
7 417 (1.68%) Relational Database
8 371 (1.49%) QlikView
9 343 (1.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 319 (1.28%) Big Data
11 285 (1.15%) MySQL
12 265 (1.07%) Oracle Database
13 242 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
14 219 (0.88%) Data Mining
15 208 (0.84%) Crystal Reports
16 183 (0.74%) MS Access
17 178 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
18 154 (0.62%) Hadoop
19 137 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
20 121 (0.49%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 1028 (4.13%) JIRA
2 957 (3.85%) Selenium
3 398 (1.60%) Cucumber
4 350 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 294 (1.18%) WebDriver
6 263 (1.06%) SoapUI
7 255 (1.03%) Jenkins
8 211 (0.85%) Visual Studio
9 178 (0.72%) Git (software)
10 161 (0.65%) JMeter
11 155 (0.62%) SpecFlow
12 148 (0.59%) HP UFT
13 93 (0.37%) LoadRunner
14 86 (0.35%) JUnit
15 63 (0.25%) Eclipse
15 63 (0.25%) Oracle Forms
16 61 (0.25%) Maven
16 61 (0.25%) Subversion
17 56 (0.23%) Appium
17 56 (0.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7914 (31.81%) Finance
2 2697 (10.84%) Banking
3 2522 (10.14%) Retail
4 1294 (5.20%) Marketing
5 1265 (5.09%) Investment Banking
6 951 (3.82%) Retail Banking
7 937 (3.77%) Legal
8 697 (2.80%) Manufacturing
9 684 (2.75%) Front Office
10 652 (2.62%) Telecoms
11 597 (2.40%) Law
12 488 (1.96%) Back Office
13 405 (1.63%) Advertising
14 244 (0.98%) Financial Institution
15 203 (0.82%) Games
16 200 (0.80%) Electronics
17 171 (0.69%) Publishing
18 161 (0.65%) Billing
19 138 (0.55%) French Language
20 104 (0.42%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1124 (4.52%) .NET
2 705 (2.83%) XML
3 573 (2.30%) HTML
4 416 (1.67%) Web Services
5 286 (1.15%) CSS
6 280 (1.13%) SOAP
7 241 (0.97%) ASP.NET
8 181 (0.73%) REST
9 154 (0.62%) EDI
9 154 (0.62%) Gherkin
10 153 (0.62%) FIX Protocol
11 140 (0.56%) .NET Framework
12 135 (0.54%) JSON
13 125 (0.50%) jQuery
14 119 (0.48%) HTML5
15 105 (0.42%) Middleware
16 90 (0.36%) AngularJS
17 75 (0.30%) J2EE
18 74 (0.30%) WCF
19 71 (0.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4562 (18.34%) Analytical Skills
2 1169 (4.70%) Management Information System
3 1009 (4.06%) Computer Science
4 529 (2.13%) User Experience
5 501 (2.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 494 (1.99%) Equities
7 446 (1.79%) Derivative
8 416 (1.67%) Fixed Income
9 354 (1.42%) Fintech
10 328 (1.32%) Data Centre
11 281 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
12 245 (0.98%) FMCG
13 244 (0.98%) Mobile App
14 231 (0.93%) iPad
15 229 (0.92%) Blackberry
16 224 (0.90%) Greenfield Project
17 222 (0.89%) Credit Risk
18 214 (0.86%) Driving Licence
19 196 (0.79%) Hedge funds
20 168 (0.68%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 4453 (17.90%) Windows
2 1495 (6.01%) Windows Server
3 1348 (5.42%) Linux
4 1214 (4.88%) Windows 7
5 972 (3.91%) Unix
6 769 (3.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 743 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
8 606 (2.44%) Windows 10
9 351 (1.41%) Android
10 345 (1.39%) Windows 8
11 292 (1.17%) Apple iOS
12 187 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
13 183 (0.74%) Windows XP
14 155 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 138 (0.55%) Mac OS X
16 82 (0.33%) Solaris
17 54 (0.22%) Mac OS
18 50 (0.20%) AIX
19 49 (0.20%) CentOS
20 36 (0.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5240 (21.06%) Agile Software Development
2 3844 (15.45%) Business Analysis
3 2803 (11.27%) ITIL
4 2274 (9.14%) Project Management
5 2228 (8.96%) Stakeholder Management
6 2207 (8.87%) Business Intelligence
7 1954 (7.85%) SDLC
8 1794 (7.21%) Analytics
9 1750 (7.03%) Test Automation
10 1617 (6.50%) Scrum
11 1565 (6.29%) Asset Management
12 1532 (6.16%) Data Analysis
13 1444 (5.80%) User Acceptance Testing
14 1305 (5.25%) CRM
15 1198 (4.82%) User Stories
16 1158 (4.66%) Change Management
17 1076 (4.33%) Information Security
18 1070 (4.30%) Wealth Management
19 1067 (4.29%) Waterfall
20 1030 (4.14%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6549 (26.33%) SQL
2 1269 (5.10%) Java
3 1129 (4.54%) C#
4 810 (3.26%) Python
5 663 (2.67%) T-SQL
6 621 (2.50%) JavaScript
7 566 (2.28%) VBA
8 507 (2.04%) PowerShell
9 430 (1.73%) R
10 363 (1.46%) PL/SQL
11 307 (1.23%) C++
12 262 (1.05%) VB
13 257 (1.03%) C
14 213 (0.86%) Perl
15 196 (0.79%) Shell Script
16 183 (0.74%) PHP
16 183 (0.74%) Ruby
17 142 (0.57%) Bash Shell
18 115 (0.46%) ABAP
19 114 (0.46%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3270 (13.15%) Degree
2 1213 (4.88%) ISEB
3 795 (3.20%) ISTQB
4 634 (2.55%) CISSP
5 604 (2.43%) Security Cleared
6 502 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
7 430 (1.73%) Computer Science Degree
8 414 (1.66%) Cisco Certification
9 389 (1.56%) CISM
10 374 (1.50%) SC Cleared
11 359 (1.44%) CCNA
12 290 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
13 272 (1.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 259 (1.04%) MCP
15 228 (0.92%) MCSE
16 222 (0.89%) CISA
17 197 (0.79%) DV Cleared
18 173 (0.70%) CEH
19 170 (0.68%) CCNP
20 165 (0.66%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1685 (6.77%) QA
2 1073 (4.31%) SLA
3 592 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 504 (2.03%) PMO
5 460 (1.85%) Data Quality
6 296 (1.19%) PCI DSS
7 236 (0.95%) MiFID
8 181 (0.73%) GDPR
9 106 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 98 (0.39%) Basel III
11 93 (0.37%) Cyber Essentials
12 76 (0.31%) ISO 9001
13 75 (0.30%) EMIR
14 74 (0.30%) COBIT
15 71 (0.29%) Dodd-Frank
16 67 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
17 62 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
18 38 (0.15%) Solvency II
19 26 (0.10%) IFRS
20 21 (0.084%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 2675 (10.75%) Active Directory
2 678 (2.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 325 (1.31%) Hyper-V
4 194 (0.78%) XenApp
5 173 (0.70%) vSphere
6 136 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
7 100 (0.40%) Snort
8 93 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
9 79 (0.32%) Terminal Services
10 74 (0.30%) XenDesktop
11 61 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
12 55 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
13 41 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
14 34 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
15 32 (0.13%) NFS
16 29 (0.12%) Docker
17 25 (0.10%) XenServer
18 17 (0.068%) VMware Server
19 16 (0.064%) KVM
20 14 (0.056%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 511 (2.05%) SCCM
2 161 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
3 100 (0.40%) WSUS
4 98 (0.39%) Nessus
5 96 (0.39%) SCOM
6 91 (0.37%) Puppet
7 74 (0.30%) Ansible
8 63 (0.25%) Backup Exec
9 57 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
10 51 (0.21%) Nagios
10 51 (0.21%) QRadar
11 45 (0.18%) Control-M
11 45 (0.18%) Norton AntiVirus
12 41 (0.16%) CSIRT
12 41 (0.16%) Host Intrusion Detection System
13 39 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 38 (0.15%) vCenter Server
15 36 (0.14%) Cisco CUCM
16 35 (0.14%) Nmap
17 34 (0.14%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4960 (19.94%) Microsoft
2 1560 (6.27%) Oracle
3 1558 (6.26%) SAP
4 1180 (4.74%) VMware
5 1046 (4.20%) Citrix
6 957 (3.85%) Cisco
7 734 (2.95%) Tableau
8 447 (1.80%) HP
9 415 (1.67%) Google
10 392 (1.58%) Salesforce.com
11 281 (1.13%) IBM
12 253 (1.02%) CheckPoint
13 215 (0.86%) Apple
14 210 (0.84%) Adobe
15 196 (0.79%) Cognos
16 182 (0.73%) Splunk
17 176 (0.71%) Remedy
18 159 (0.64%) Red Hat
19 154 (0.62%) Juniper
20 152 (0.61%) NetApp