Period
to

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 10 August 2022.

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
10 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 22 22 20
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 -7
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 17,377 10,729 6,595
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 10.22% 9.39% 10.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.11% 10.30% 10.79%
Number of salaries quoted 11,708 8,171 5,371
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,750
25th Percentile £34,661 £32,500 £31,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £44,500 £44,632
Median % change year-on-year +6.74% -0.30% +11.58%
75th Percentile £60,500 £57,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £68,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +2.50% +3.90% +2.67%

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 156,374 104,133 61,133
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.96% 91.18% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 83,913 73,786 49,900
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £43,500 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £88,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +9.47% - +5.56%

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 10 August 2022.

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 10 August 2022. 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
Jobs
England +5 15,529 £47,500 +5.56% 1,291
UK excluding London +4 8,825 £41,000 +2.50% 980
London +5 7,399 £55,000 - 438
Work from Home +10 7,065 £47,500 +5.56% 443
South East +12 2,385 £43,000 +1.18% 187
North of England +2 2,214 £40,000 +3.90% 259
Midlands -3 1,574 £41,500 +3.75% 194
North West -4 1,152 £40,000 - 157
West Midlands -3 1,129 £42,500 +6.25% 117
Yorkshire +3 903 £40,000 +6.67% 80
East of England 0 879 £40,000 - 106
South West +9 878 £39,842 +7.68% 107
Scotland -1 613 £40,000 +6.67% 89
East Midlands -4 438 £40,000 +2.56% 77
Wales -1 226 £40,000 +21.21% 31
North East +10 159 £38,500 -1.28% 22
Northern Ireland -14 85 £38,782 +29.27% 8
Channel Islands -4 13 £50,000 -25.93% 1
Isle of Man -2 1 £50,000 +33.33%

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 August 2022, Analyst job roles required the following 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 5,831 (33.56%) Social Skills
2 5,122 (29.48%) Finance
3 4,698 (27.04%) Agile
4 4,569 (26.29%) SQL
5 3,722 (21.42%) Analytical Skills
6 3,348 (19.27%) Microsoft
7 2,969 (17.09%) Problem-Solving
8 2,645 (15.22%) Analytics
9 2,522 (14.51%) Business Analysis
10 2,473 (14.23%) Business Intelligence
11 2,382 (13.71%) Windows
12 2,360 (13.58%) Degree
13 2,027 (11.66%) Power Platform
14 2,018 (11.61%) Microsoft Excel
15 1,953 (11.24%) Power BI
16 1,895 (10.91%) Python
17 1,879 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
18 1,873 (10.78%) Data Analysis
19 1,723 (9.92%) Azure
20 1,695 (9.75%) Microsoft 365
21 1,600 (9.21%) ITIL
22 1,576 (9.07%) Active Directory
23 1,487 (8.56%) Microsoft Office
24 1,458 (8.39%) User Stories
25 1,421 (8.18%) Project Management
26 1,369 (7.88%) Visualisation
27 1,312 (7.55%) Tableau
28 1,306 (7.52%) Decision-Making
29 1,178 (6.78%) Marketing
30 1,152 (6.63%) Retail

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
1 499 (2.87%) SharePoint
2 427 (2.46%) Confluence
3 365 (2.10%) SAS
4 261 (1.50%) MS Exchange
5 128 (0.74%) CMS
6 124 (0.71%) Apache Spark
7 74 (0.43%) IIS
8 67 (0.39%) Apache
9 48 (0.28%) Tomcat
10 43 (0.25%) Jupyter
11 36 (0.21%) JBoss
12 34 (0.20%) Apache Airflow
12 34 (0.20%) WebSphere
13 24 (0.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 16 (0.092%) WebLogic
15 13 (0.075%) EPiServer
15 13 (0.075%) Umbraco
15 13 (0.075%) WordPress
16 12 (0.069%) Exchange Server 2013
16 12 (0.069%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2,018 (11.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 1,487 (8.56%) Microsoft Office
3 604 (3.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 425 (2.45%) MS Visio
5 134 (0.77%) Microsoft Project
6 126 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
7 63 (0.36%) SPSS
8 25 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 22 (0.13%) AutoCAD
10 16 (0.092%) Abaqus
11 13 (0.075%) Stata
12 9 (0.052%) Revit
13 7 (0.040%) CATIA
14 6 (0.035%) Acrobat
15 5 (0.029%) Adobe Premiere
15 5 (0.029%) Chatbot
15 5 (0.029%) InfoPath
15 5 (0.029%) Open Workbench
15 5 (0.029%) Quantrix
16 4 (0.023%) InVision
Business Applications
1 159 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 74 (0.43%) SAP S/4HANA
3 54 (0.31%) NetSuite
4 50 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
5 46 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
5 46 (0.26%) Workday HCM
6 38 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
7 34 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
8 28 (0.16%) SAP SD
9 22 (0.13%) Fidessa
10 20 (0.12%) Magento
11 19 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
12 18 (0.10%) Oracle EBS R12
13 17 (0.098%) Elite 3E
13 17 (0.098%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 17 (0.098%) SAP FI
14 16 (0.092%) ResourceLink
14 16 (0.092%) SAP MM
14 16 (0.092%) Shopify
14 16 (0.092%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 2,027 (11.66%) Power Platform
2 1,723 (9.92%) Azure
3 1,695 (9.75%) Microsoft 365
4 709 (4.08%) AWS
5 569 (3.27%) SaaS
6 501 (2.88%) Google Analytics
7 349 (2.01%) GCP
8 237 (1.36%) Azure Active Directory
9 229 (1.32%) Dynamics 365
10 221 (1.27%) Azure DevOps
11 143 (0.82%) Google Data Studio
12 137 (0.79%) Snowflake
13 118 (0.68%) PaaS
14 114 (0.66%) PowerApps
15 112 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
16 96 (0.55%) Adobe Analytics
16 96 (0.55%) OneDrive
17 95 (0.55%) Azure Sentinel
18 94 (0.54%) OpenShift
19 89 (0.51%) dbt
Communications & Networking
1 497 (2.86%) Firewall
2 326 (1.88%) DNS
3 278 (1.60%) TCP/IP
4 261 (1.50%) DHCP
5 259 (1.49%) LAN
6 249 (1.43%) WAN
7 226 (1.30%) VPN
8 175 (1.01%) Internet
9 168 (0.97%) Network Security
10 111 (0.64%) Wireless
11 109 (0.63%) Broadband
12 86 (0.49%) VoIP
13 82 (0.47%) Intrusion Detection
14 75 (0.43%) Intranet
15 64 (0.37%) Skype
16 59 (0.34%) SAN
17 57 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
18 52 (0.30%) VLAN
19 49 (0.28%) SD-WAN
20 47 (0.27%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,953 (11.24%) Power BI
2 1,312 (7.55%) Tableau
3 1,084 (6.24%) SQL Server
4 678 (3.90%) Data Warehouse
5 369 (2.12%) Relational Database
6 318 (1.83%) Looker
7 315 (1.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 299 (1.72%) BigQuery
9 253 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 193 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
11 192 (1.10%) Big Data
11 192 (1.10%) Data Mining
12 181 (1.04%) MySQL
13 158 (0.91%) BusinessObjects
14 119 (0.68%) Qlik Sense
15 113 (0.65%) QlikView
16 101 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
17 100 (0.58%) Data Lake
18 97 (0.56%) Amazon Redshift
19 93 (0.54%) Metadata
Development Applications
1 1,134 (6.53%) JIRA
2 301 (1.73%) Git (software)
3 298 (1.71%) Selenium
4 150 (0.86%) Postman
5 143 (0.82%) Jenkins
6 107 (0.62%) Cucumber
7 77 (0.44%) Visual Studio
8 71 (0.41%) WebDriver
9 68 (0.39%) SpecFlow
10 67 (0.39%) SoapUI
11 61 (0.35%) JMeter
12 60 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
13 54 (0.31%) GitLab
14 53 (0.31%) Bitbucket
14 53 (0.31%) Maven
15 39 (0.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 31 (0.18%) Appium
16 31 (0.18%) eggPlant
17 29 (0.17%) Eclipse
17 29 (0.17%) JUnit
General
1 5,831 (33.56%) Social Skills
2 5,122 (29.48%) Finance
3 3,722 (21.42%) Analytical Skills
4 1,178 (6.78%) Marketing
5 1,152 (6.63%) Retail
6 975 (5.61%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 959 (5.52%) Banking
8 752 (4.33%) Public Sector
9 705 (4.06%) Legal
10 658 (3.79%) Law
11 573 (3.30%) Presentation Skills
12 550 (3.17%) Manufacturing
13 491 (2.83%) Organisational Skills
14 441 (2.54%) Influencing Skills
15 347 (2.00%) Advertising
16 346 (1.99%) Games
17 271 (1.56%) Telecoms
18 249 (1.43%) Front Office
19 240 (1.38%) Automotive
20 202 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 329 (1.89%) .NET
2 291 (1.67%) HTML
3 253 (1.46%) XML
4 199 (1.15%) CSS
5 162 (0.93%) Web Services
6 129 (0.74%) JSON
7 118 (0.68%) REST
8 115 (0.66%) Kafka
9 114 (0.66%) RESTful
10 104 (0.60%) FIX Protocol
11 94 (0.54%) React
12 92 (0.53%) Middleware
13 77 (0.44%) Gherkin
14 76 (0.44%) EDI
14 76 (0.44%) SOAP
15 69 (0.40%) Spring Boot
16 63 (0.36%) Pandas
16 63 (0.36%) Spring
17 45 (0.26%) AngularJS
17 45 (0.26%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 937 (5.39%) Management Information System
2 776 (4.47%) Self-Motivation
3 713 (4.10%) User Experience
4 280 (1.61%) Credit Risk
5 268 (1.54%) Fixed Income
6 245 (1.41%) Data Structures
7 244 (1.40%) Life Science
8 243 (1.40%) Analytical Mindset
9 217 (1.25%) Derivative
10 201 (1.16%) Blog
11 177 (1.02%) Virtual Team
12 172 (0.99%) Social Media
13 160 (0.92%) Mobile App
14 157 (0.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 145 (0.83%) Equities
16 125 (0.72%) Hedge funds
16 125 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
17 122 (0.70%) Cyberthreat
18 118 (0.68%) Algorithms
18 118 (0.68%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2,382 (13.71%) Windows
2 826 (4.75%) Windows 10
3 672 (3.87%) Linux
4 668 (3.84%) Windows Server
5 303 (1.74%) Unix
6 205 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 172 (0.99%) Windows Server 2016
8 164 (0.94%) Android
9 145 (0.83%) Mac OS
10 144 (0.83%) Apple iOS
11 137 (0.79%) Windows 7
12 105 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
13 104 (0.60%) Windows Server 2019
14 65 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 44 (0.25%) Mac OS X
16 41 (0.24%) Solaris
17 33 (0.19%) CentOS
18 22 (0.13%) VMS
19 21 (0.12%) AIX
20 17 (0.098%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,698 (27.04%) Agile
2 2,969 (17.09%) Problem-Solving
3 2,645 (15.22%) Analytics
4 2,522 (14.51%) Business Analysis
5 2,473 (14.23%) Business Intelligence
6 1,879 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 1,873 (10.78%) Data Analysis
8 1,600 (9.21%) ITIL
9 1,458 (8.39%) User Stories
10 1,421 (8.18%) Project Management
11 1,369 (7.88%) Visualisation
12 1,306 (7.52%) Decision-Making
13 1,092 (6.28%) Requirements Gathering
14 1,041 (5.99%) Continuous Improvement
15 1,012 (5.82%) Cybersecurity
16 1,009 (5.81%) Information Security
17 986 (5.67%) Scrum
18 963 (5.54%) Workshop Facilitation
19 933 (5.37%) Data Visualisation
20 885 (5.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4,569 (26.29%) SQL
2 1,895 (10.91%) Python
3 727 (4.18%) R
4 487 (2.80%) Java
5 480 (2.76%) JavaScript
6 458 (2.64%) PowerShell
7 407 (2.34%) C#
8 349 (2.01%) C
9 283 (1.63%) VBA
10 274 (1.58%) T-SQL
11 208 (1.20%) Bash
12 138 (0.79%) PL/SQL
13 108 (0.62%) Perl
14 96 (0.55%) VB
15 94 (0.54%) Shell Script
16 90 (0.52%) C++
17 80 (0.46%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 72 (0.41%) PHP
19 58 (0.33%) MATLAB
20 40 (0.23%) Go
Qualifications
1 2,360 (13.58%) Degree
2 601 (3.46%) Security Cleared
3 390 (2.24%) SC Cleared
4 302 (1.74%) CISSP
5 241 (1.39%) ISTQB
6 238 (1.37%) ISEB
7 209 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
8 179 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
9 161 (0.93%) CISM
10 136 (0.78%) CISA
11 131 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
12 127 (0.73%) Master's Degree
13 118 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
14 103 (0.59%) A+ Certification
14 103 (0.59%) GCIH
15 100 (0.58%) PMI Certification
16 98 (0.56%) Numerate Degree
17 95 (0.55%) IIBA
18 83 (0.48%) CompTIA Security+
18 83 (0.48%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,019 (5.86%) QA
2 803 (4.62%) SLA
3 636 (3.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 558 (3.21%) Data Quality
5 409 (2.35%) PMO
6 369 (2.12%) GDPR
7 279 (1.61%) Cyber Essentials
8 247 (1.42%) NIST
9 196 (1.13%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 188 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 138 (0.79%) PCI DSS
12 126 (0.73%) GRC
13 88 (0.51%) Accessibility
14 72 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 66 (0.38%) COBIT
16 61 (0.35%) Actionable Recommendations
17 60 (0.35%) MiFID
18 56 (0.32%) IFRS
19 55 (0.32%) NCSC
20 51 (0.29%) SOC 2
System Software
1 1,576 (9.07%) Active Directory
2 267 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 184 (1.06%) Docker
4 80 (0.46%) Hyper-V
5 51 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
6 50 (0.29%) vSphere
7 49 (0.28%) Virtual Desktop
8 44 (0.25%) XenApp
9 41 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
10 15 (0.086%) Virtual Servers
10 15 (0.086%) VMware Workstation
10 15 (0.086%) XenDesktop
11 12 (0.069%) Microsoft App-V
12 10 (0.058%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 10 (0.058%) Firmware
13 9 (0.052%) Snort
14 8 (0.046%) Terminal Services
15 7 (0.040%) BitLocker
15 7 (0.040%) Citrix Hypervisor
16 3 (0.017%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 324 (1.86%) SCCM
2 220 (1.27%) Microsoft Intune
3 145 (0.83%) Kubernetes
4 109 (0.63%) Ansible
5 67 (0.39%) Control-M
6 66 (0.38%) Single Sign-On
7 57 (0.33%) Terraform
8 54 (0.31%) Nessus
9 41 (0.24%) Jamf Pro
9 41 (0.24%) SCOM
10 32 (0.18%) WSUS
11 31 (0.18%) Grafana
12 30 (0.17%) Backup Exec
13 29 (0.17%) Active Directory Federation Services
14 26 (0.15%) QRadar
15 25 (0.14%) SCSM
16 22 (0.13%) CSIRT
16 22 (0.13%) NetBackup
17 21 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
17 21 (0.12%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 3,348 (19.27%) Microsoft
2 839 (4.83%) Google
3 751 (4.32%) Oracle
4 550 (3.17%) SAP
5 395 (2.27%) VMware
6 386 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
7 374 (2.15%) Citrix
8 361 (2.08%) Cisco
9 338 (1.95%) ServiceNow
10 226 (1.30%) Apple
11 225 (1.29%) Splunk
12 205 (1.18%) Alteryx
13 201 (1.16%) Adobe
14 162 (0.93%) Sun
15 142 (0.82%) Red Hat
16 141 (0.81%) FIS
16 141 (0.81%) Workday
17 128 (0.74%) HP
18 121 (0.70%) Bloomberg
19 100 (0.58%) Remedy