Period
to 9 December 2019

The median annual salary for a Governance Analyst was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 9 December 2019.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Governance Analyst
UK
6 months to
9 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1012 1083 1096
Rank change year-on-year +71 +13 +57
Permanent jobs requiring a Governance Analyst 33 65 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.025% 0.041% 0.071%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.043% 0.073%
Number of salaries quoted 19 35 60
UK median annual salary £60,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.32% - -9.52%
10th Percentile £32,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £61,250 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £100,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +110.53% -5.00% +31.58%

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 127,923 152,377 171,447
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.65% 95.88% 96.06%
Number of salaries quoted 102,496 122,434 137,810
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%
10th Percentile £28,500 £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% -

Governance Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Governance Analyst in the UK

Governance Analyst
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Governance Analyst.

Salary trend for Governance Analyst in the UK

Governance Analyst
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Governance Analyst over the 6 months to 9 December 2019.

Salary histogram for Governance Analyst in the UK

Governance Analyst
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Governance Analyst within the UK over the 6 months to 9 December 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 +75 32 £60,000 +26.32% 8
UK excluding London +90 22 £100,000 +110.53% 7
Midlands +37 11 £100,000 +207.69% 3
London +35 10 £60,000 +17.65% 1
East Midlands +23 8 £100,000 +207.69%
South East +47 7 £32,500 -31.58%
West Midlands +22 3 £45,600 - 3
North of England +51 2 - - 2
North West - 2 - - 2
East of England +68 1 - - 1
South West - 1 £43,500 - 1

Governance Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 2019, Governance 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 Governance Analyst in the job title.

1 11 (33.33%) Project Management
2 9 (27.27%) Legal
2 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 9 (27.27%) JIRA
3 8 (24.24%) Enterprise Architecture
3 8 (24.24%) Degree
3 8 (24.24%) Finance
3 8 (24.24%) Information Security
3 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (24.24%) Java
3 8 (24.24%) JavaScript
3 8 (24.24%) .NET
3 8 (24.24%) SOAP
3 8 (24.24%) Web Services
3 8 (24.24%) Use Case
3 8 (24.24%) RESTful
3 8 (24.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (24.24%) Open Source
3 8 (24.24%) Waterfall
3 8 (24.24%) GitHub
3 8 (24.24%) Jenkins
3 8 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (24.24%) Black Duck
3 8 (24.24%) Due Diligence
4 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Excel
5 6 (18.18%) Identity Access Management
5 6 (18.18%) Data Governance
6 5 (15.15%) IT Governance
6 5 (15.15%) Management Information System
6 5 (15.15%) Risk Management

Governance 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:

Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 8 (24.24%) GitHub
2 1 (3.03%) Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) MS Access
2 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (27.27%) JIRA
2 8 (24.24%) Jenkins
2 8 (24.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.03%) ERwin
General
1 9 (27.27%) Legal
2 8 (24.24%) Finance
3 3 (9.09%) Advertising
4 1 (3.03%) Police
4 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (24.24%) .NET
1 8 (24.24%) RESTful
1 8 (24.24%) SOAP
1 8 (24.24%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (15.15%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) Project Management
2 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (24.24%) Due Diligence
2 8 (24.24%) Enterprise Architecture
2 8 (24.24%) Information Security
2 8 (24.24%) Open Source
2 8 (24.24%) Use Case
2 8 (24.24%) Waterfall
3 6 (18.18%) Data Governance
3 6 (18.18%) Identity Access Management
4 5 (15.15%) IT Governance
4 5 (15.15%) Risk Management
5 4 (12.12%) Data Management
6 3 (9.09%) ITIL
6 3 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (6.06%) Data Migration
7 2 (6.06%) Data Modelling
7 2 (6.06%) Data Protection
7 2 (6.06%) ERP
7 2 (6.06%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (24.24%) Java
1 8 (24.24%) JavaScript
2 3 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) CISSP
2 2 (6.06%) CRISC
2 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) CISM
3 1 (3.03%) CISMP
3 1 (3.03%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
3 1 (3.03%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) Data Quality
1 3 (9.09%) GDPR
1 3 (9.09%) PMO
2 2 (6.06%) COBIT
3 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.03%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 8 (24.24%) Black Duck
3 2 (6.06%) SAP
3 2 (6.06%) ServiceNow
4 1 (3.03%) Informatica
4 1 (3.03%) Tableau