Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 November 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
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 10 7
Rank change year-on-year -2 -3 +2
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 24882 27884 34731
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.96% 14.78% 15.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.57% 15.32% 16.47%
Number of salaries quoted 19688 23970 29278
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,250 £23,250 £23,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +2.78% - +2.86%

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 170720 182020 210826
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.48% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 136880 152336 175085
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

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 19 November 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 19 November 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 23347 £40,000 - 1029
UK excluding London -2 14222 £37,000 +2.78% 708
London -2 10335 £50,000 +5.26% 405
South East -2 3923 £37,500 - 187
North of England -1 3753 £36,000 +2.86% 185
Midlands -2 2370 £35,000 -6.67% 97
North West 0 1904 £36,250 +3.57% 85
Yorkshire -2 1618 £36,000 +5.88% 93
West Midlands 0 1565 £36,792 -1.89% 57
South West +2 1504 £35,000 - 91
East of England -9 1471 £37,500 -1.32% 64
Scotland +5 869 £40,000 +5.27% 58
East Midlands -1 799 £35,000 -2.78% 39
Wales -4 300 £33,000 +1.54% 20
North East +13 231 £35,000 - 7
Northern Ireland -16 43 £35,000 - 6
Isle of Man +2 23 £40,000 -20.00%
Channel Islands 0 7 £32,500 -10.96%

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 7961 (32.00%) Finance
2 6441 (25.89%) SQL
3 5107 (20.52%) Agile Software Development
4 4948 (19.89%) Microsoft
5 4450 (17.88%) Analytical Skills
6 4395 (17.66%) Windows
7 4023 (16.17%) Business Analysis
8 3241 (13.03%) Degree
9 2910 (11.70%) ITIL
10 2892 (11.62%) Banking
11 2597 (10.44%) Active Directory
12 2500 (10.05%) Microsoft Office
13 2424 (9.74%) Stakeholder Management
14 2270 (9.12%) Microsoft Excel
15 2245 (9.02%) SQL Server
16 2240 (9.00%) Project Management
17 2186 (8.79%) Business Intelligence
18 2023 (8.13%) SDLC
19 1767 (7.10%) Analytics
20 1705 (6.85%) Asset Management
21 1699 (6.83%) QA
22 1656 (6.66%) SAP
23 1645 (6.61%) Data Analysis
24 1622 (6.52%) Retail
25 1571 (6.31%) Oracle
25 1571 (6.31%) Test Automation
26 1516 (6.09%) Windows Server
27 1477 (5.94%) User Acceptance Testing
28 1470 (5.91%) Investment Banking
29 1429 (5.74%) Scrum

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
1 950 (3.82%) MS Exchange
2 825 (3.32%) SharePoint
3 578 (2.32%) SAS
4 394 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2010
5 375 (1.51%) IIS
6 252 (1.01%) Confluence
7 229 (0.92%) Skype for Business
8 197 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
9 170 (0.68%) Apache
10 165 (0.66%) Tomcat
11 152 (0.61%) CMS
12 103 (0.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 86 (0.35%) JBoss
14 84 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2007
15 75 (0.30%) Apache Spark
16 69 (0.28%) WebSphere
17 65 (0.26%) IBM Notes
18 60 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
19 56 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
20 55 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2500 (10.05%) Microsoft Office
2 2270 (9.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 740 (2.97%) MS Visio
4 684 (2.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 233 (0.94%) Microsoft Project
6 157 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
7 133 (0.53%) SPSS
8 20 (0.080%) InfoPath
9 15 (0.060%) Photoshop
10 13 (0.052%) Stata
11 12 (0.048%) Acrobat
11 12 (0.048%) S-PLUS
12 11 (0.044%) Adobe Illustrator
12 11 (0.044%) SPSS Modeler
13 9 (0.036%) Open Workbench
14 8 (0.032%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 8 (0.032%) AutoCAD
15 7 (0.028%) Windchill
16 6 (0.024%) Mingle
16 6 (0.024%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 387 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 295 (1.19%) Dynamics AX
3 210 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
4 197 (0.79%) SAP FI
5 186 (0.75%) SAP CO
6 185 (0.74%) SAP FI/CO
7 161 (0.65%) SAP MM
8 151 (0.61%) SAP SD
9 128 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
10 123 (0.49%) SAP PP
11 103 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
12 102 (0.41%) SAP ERP
13 94 (0.38%) Actimize
14 84 (0.34%) thinkFolio
15 70 (0.28%) Markit EDM
16 67 (0.27%) ION MarketView
17 64 (0.26%) NetSuite
18 62 (0.25%) Oracle 11i
19 56 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
20 53 (0.21%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 1071 (4.30%) Office 365
2 579 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 354 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
4 320 (1.29%) SaaS
5 237 (0.95%) Google Analytics
6 132 (0.53%) Adobe Analytics
7 85 (0.34%) Dynamics 365
8 75 (0.30%) Mimecast
9 60 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
9 60 (0.24%) PaaS
10 57 (0.23%) IaaS
11 51 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
11 51 (0.20%) Google Tag Manager
12 43 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
13 38 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
14 36 (0.14%) Salesforce Service Cloud
15 33 (0.13%) OneDrive
16 32 (0.13%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
17 31 (0.12%) IBM Blueworks
18 28 (0.11%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1223 (4.92%) Firewall
2 752 (3.02%) TCP/IP
3 658 (2.64%) LAN
4 644 (2.59%) WAN
5 553 (2.22%) DNS
6 485 (1.95%) Network Security
7 475 (1.91%) VPN
8 438 (1.76%) DHCP
9 336 (1.35%) Internet
10 285 (1.15%) SAN
11 276 (1.11%) VoIP
12 190 (0.76%) Skype
13 168 (0.68%) Wireless
14 160 (0.64%) VLAN
15 151 (0.61%) Intrusion Detection
16 130 (0.52%) FTP
17 124 (0.50%) SSL
18 121 (0.49%) Remote Desktop
19 110 (0.44%) HTTP
20 98 (0.39%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2245 (9.02%) SQL Server
2 859 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 768 (3.09%) Data Warehouse
4 559 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 411 (1.65%) BusinessObjects
6 405 (1.63%) Relational Database
7 402 (1.62%) QlikView
8 393 (1.58%) Power BI
9 337 (1.35%) Big Data
10 274 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 265 (1.07%) Oracle Database
12 252 (1.01%) MySQL
13 229 (0.92%) Crystal Reports
14 219 (0.88%) Data Mining
15 217 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
16 165 (0.66%) MS Access
17 156 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
18 141 (0.57%) Hadoop
19 106 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
20 95 (0.38%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1032 (4.15%) JIRA
2 789 (3.17%) Selenium
3 312 (1.25%) Cucumber
4 299 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
5 268 (1.08%) SoapUI
6 219 (0.88%) Visual Studio
7 209 (0.84%) WebDriver
8 194 (0.78%) Jenkins
9 168 (0.68%) HP UFT
10 143 (0.57%) SpecFlow
11 134 (0.54%) Git (software)
12 115 (0.46%) JMeter
13 111 (0.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 66 (0.27%) JUnit
15 64 (0.26%) TeamCity
16 60 (0.24%) Appium
17 59 (0.24%) Talend Open Studio
17 59 (0.24%) Toad
18 58 (0.23%) Eclipse
19 54 (0.22%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7961 (32.00%) Finance
2 2892 (11.62%) Banking
3 1622 (6.52%) Retail
4 1470 (5.91%) Investment Banking
5 1219 (4.90%) Marketing
6 1145 (4.60%) Retail Banking
7 941 (3.78%) Legal
8 787 (3.16%) Manufacturing
9 751 (3.02%) Front Office
10 602 (2.42%) Law
11 592 (2.38%) Telecoms
12 504 (2.03%) Back Office
13 421 (1.69%) Advertising
14 247 (0.99%) Financial Institution
15 195 (0.78%) Games
16 184 (0.74%) Electronics
17 170 (0.68%) Publishing
18 155 (0.62%) Billing
19 134 (0.54%) German Language
20 126 (0.51%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1081 (4.34%) .NET
2 604 (2.43%) XML
3 538 (2.16%) HTML
4 449 (1.80%) Web Services
5 302 (1.21%) SOAP
6 283 (1.14%) CSS
7 240 (0.96%) ASP.NET
8 181 (0.73%) REST
9 138 (0.55%) EDI
10 133 (0.53%) .NET Framework
11 128 (0.51%) FIX Protocol
12 119 (0.48%) Middleware
13 117 (0.47%) jQuery
14 114 (0.46%) J2EE
15 112 (0.45%) JSON
16 111 (0.45%) AngularJS
17 108 (0.43%) Gherkin
18 81 (0.33%) WCF
19 69 (0.28%) RESTful
20 64 (0.26%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4450 (17.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1100 (4.42%) Computer Science
3 1095 (4.40%) Management Information System
4 582 (2.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 498 (2.00%) Equities
6 488 (1.96%) User Experience
7 417 (1.68%) Derivative
8 385 (1.55%) Fixed Income
9 383 (1.54%) Fintech
10 323 (1.30%) Data Centre
11 296 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
12 244 (0.98%) Credit Risk
13 220 (0.88%) Driving Licence
14 213 (0.86%) Mobile App
15 193 (0.78%) Blackberry
16 191 (0.77%) Greenfield Project
17 190 (0.76%) Virtual Team
18 176 (0.71%) Data Structures
19 175 (0.70%) Hedge funds
19 175 (0.70%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4395 (17.66%) Windows
2 1516 (6.09%) Windows Server
3 1305 (5.24%) Linux
4 1193 (4.79%) Windows 7
5 1013 (4.07%) Unix
6 764 (3.07%) Windows Server 2008
7 728 (2.93%) Windows Server 2012
8 663 (2.66%) Windows 10
9 387 (1.56%) Windows 8
10 258 (1.04%) Android
11 227 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
12 207 (0.83%) Apple iOS
13 165 (0.66%) Windows XP
14 134 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 131 (0.53%) Mac OS X
16 98 (0.39%) Solaris
17 72 (0.29%) AIX
18 50 (0.20%) Mac OS
19 41 (0.16%) CentOS
20 35 (0.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5107 (20.52%) Agile Software Development
2 4023 (16.17%) Business Analysis
3 2910 (11.70%) ITIL
4 2424 (9.74%) Stakeholder Management
5 2240 (9.00%) Project Management
6 2186 (8.79%) Business Intelligence
7 2023 (8.13%) SDLC
8 1767 (7.10%) Analytics
9 1705 (6.85%) Asset Management
10 1645 (6.61%) Data Analysis
11 1571 (6.31%) Test Automation
12 1477 (5.94%) User Acceptance Testing
13 1429 (5.74%) Scrum
14 1400 (5.63%) CRM
15 1226 (4.93%) Wealth Management
16 1185 (4.76%) Change Management
17 1156 (4.65%) User Stories
18 1125 (4.52%) Information Security
19 1002 (4.03%) Waterfall
20 978 (3.93%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 6441 (25.89%) SQL
2 1165 (4.68%) Java
3 1119 (4.50%) C#
4 829 (3.33%) Python
5 628 (2.52%) T-SQL
6 603 (2.42%) JavaScript
7 514 (2.07%) VBA
8 487 (1.96%) R
9 483 (1.94%) PowerShell
10 367 (1.47%) PL/SQL
11 272 (1.09%) C++
12 249 (1.00%) C
13 243 (0.98%) VB
14 210 (0.84%) Shell Script
15 206 (0.83%) Perl
16 189 (0.76%) ABAP
17 172 (0.69%) PHP
18 151 (0.61%) Ruby
19 141 (0.57%) Bash Shell
20 133 (0.53%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3241 (13.03%) Degree
2 940 (3.78%) ISEB
3 716 (2.88%) Security Cleared
4 674 (2.71%) CISSP
5 603 (2.42%) ISTQB
6 539 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 494 (1.99%) Computer Science Degree
8 482 (1.94%) SC Cleared
9 394 (1.58%) Cisco Certification
10 380 (1.53%) CISM
11 358 (1.44%) CCNA
12 280 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
13 269 (1.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 232 (0.93%) MCSE
15 216 (0.87%) GIAC
16 210 (0.84%) MCP
17 190 (0.76%) DV Cleared
18 183 (0.74%) CISA
19 182 (0.73%) MCSA
20 158 (0.63%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1699 (6.83%) QA
2 1040 (4.18%) SLA
3 581 (2.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 495 (1.99%) PMO
5 458 (1.84%) Data Quality
6 318 (1.28%) GDPR
7 257 (1.03%) PCI DSS
8 202 (0.81%) MiFID
9 105 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 100 (0.40%) Basel III
11 93 (0.37%) COBIT
12 92 (0.37%) EMIR
13 86 (0.35%) ISO 9001
14 84 (0.34%) Dodd-Frank
15 75 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials
16 67 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
17 59 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
18 49 (0.20%) Solvency II
19 30 (0.12%) SEPA
20 24 (0.096%) NIST 800
System Software
1 2597 (10.44%) Active Directory
2 769 (3.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 295 (1.19%) Hyper-V
4 171 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
5 152 (0.61%) vSphere
6 147 (0.59%) XenApp
7 95 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
8 59 (0.24%) XenDesktop
9 56 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
10 54 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
11 52 (0.21%) Snort
12 50 (0.20%) Terminal Services
13 48 (0.19%) Docker
14 43 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
15 31 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
16 29 (0.12%) NFS
17 19 (0.076%) XenServer
18 16 (0.064%) BitLocker
19 14 (0.056%) Microsoft Virtual Server
20 12 (0.048%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 452 (1.82%) SCCM
2 198 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
3 103 (0.41%) SCOM
4 77 (0.31%) Nessus
5 74 (0.30%) WSUS
6 71 (0.29%) Puppet
7 61 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 59 (0.24%) Ansible
8 59 (0.24%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 57 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
10 52 (0.21%) QRadar
11 50 (0.20%) vCenter Server
12 49 (0.20%) CSIRT
13 48 (0.19%) Backup Exec
14 36 (0.14%) AirWatch
14 36 (0.14%) Nagios
15 35 (0.14%) Tivoli
16 34 (0.14%) Cisco CUCM
16 34 (0.14%) McAfee ePO
17 27 (0.11%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 4948 (19.89%) Microsoft
2 1656 (6.66%) SAP
3 1571 (6.31%) Oracle
4 1227 (4.93%) VMware
5 943 (3.79%) Citrix
6 882 (3.54%) Cisco
7 727 (2.92%) Tableau
8 490 (1.97%) Salesforce.com
9 410 (1.65%) Google
10 405 (1.63%) HP
11 273 (1.10%) IBM
12 245 (0.98%) Adobe
13 238 (0.96%) CheckPoint
14 203 (0.82%) Apple
15 191 (0.77%) Cognos
16 180 (0.72%) Remedy
17 165 (0.66%) ServiceNow
18 159 (0.64%) Dell
19 157 (0.63%) Splunk
20 154 (0.62%) NetApp