Period
to 16 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Graduate Analyst was £26,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

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

Graduate Analyst
UK
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 752 738 870
Rank change year-on-year -14 +132 -51
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Analyst 423 467 363
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.27% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.28% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 387 431 355
UK median annual salary £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% - -
10th Percentile £19,500 £19,000 £19,500
90th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £23,500 £24,000 £24,000
% change year-on-year -2.08% - +6.67%

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 157,980 168,274 183,899
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.93% 95.95% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 127,315 134,818 154,230
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Graduate Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Graduate Analyst in the UK

Graduate Analyst
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Graduate Analyst in the UK

Graduate Analyst
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Graduate Analyst over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Graduate Analyst in the UK

Graduate Analyst
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate Analyst within the UK over the 6 months to 16 October 2018. 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 +4 408 £26,000 - 36
UK excluding London -18 245 £23,500 -2.08% 26
London +26 170 £27,000 +1.89% 11
South East +35 78 £21,250 +1.19% 8
Midlands +1 64 £27,500 +5.77% 5
West Midlands +22 61 £27,500 +5.77% 4
South West +49 43 £22,500 - 4
East of England -17 31 £23,000 -8.91% 3
North of England -6 22 £24,000 - 5
North West -4 16 £24,000 - 2
Yorkshire +17 6 £22,500 -10.00%
Scotland +1 5 £18,500 -15.91% 1
East Midlands -22 3 £18,000 -20.00% 1
Wales -3 2 £19,250 -12.50%

Graduate Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, Graduate 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 Graduate Analyst in the job title.

1 232 (54.85%) Degree
2 200 (47.28%) Analytical Skills
3 179 (42.32%) Computer Science
4 177 (41.84%) Mathematics
5 143 (33.81%) Finance
6 116 (27.42%) Physics
7 106 (25.06%) Problem-Solving
8 95 (22.46%) SQL
9 93 (21.99%) Computer Science Degree
10 84 (19.86%) Microsoft
11 52 (12.29%) Microsoft Excel
12 43 (10.17%) Active Directory
13 42 (9.93%) SQL Server
14 41 (9.69%) Microsoft Office
15 39 (9.22%) Business Analysis
16 37 (8.75%) Fintech
17 36 (8.51%) QA
18 34 (8.04%) Windows
19 33 (7.80%) Agile Software Development
19 33 (7.80%) Data Analysis
20 32 (7.57%) Software Testing
21 30 (7.09%) Numerate Degree
22 29 (6.86%) Java
23 28 (6.62%) VMware
24 27 (6.38%) ISTQB
25 26 (6.15%) Test Automation
25 26 (6.15%) Hedge funds
26 25 (5.91%) VMware Infrastructure
26 25 (5.91%) Virtual Infrastructure
26 25 (5.91%) MS Exchange

Graduate 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 25 (5.91%) MS Exchange
2 4 (0.95%) SAS
3 3 (0.71%) Apache
3 3 (0.71%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.47%) WordPress
5 1 (0.24%) CMS
5 1 (0.24%) IIS
5 1 (0.24%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 52 (12.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 41 (9.69%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (3.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.42%) SPSS
5 4 (0.95%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.71%) Stata
7 1 (0.24%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.24%) EViews
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.84%) Office 365
2 6 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.13%) Firewall
2 5 (1.18%) Internet
2 5 (1.18%) LAN
3 3 (0.71%) SMS
3 3 (0.71%) WAN
4 2 (0.47%) FTP
4 2 (0.47%) Network Security
4 2 (0.47%) VPN
5 1 (0.24%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.24%) Skype
5 1 (0.24%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (9.93%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.60%) MySQL
2 11 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (1.42%) Big Data
4 5 (1.18%) Oracle Database
5 4 (0.95%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.71%) MS Access
6 3 (0.71%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.71%) Power BI
7 2 (0.47%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.24%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.24%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.24%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 3 (0.71%) JIRA
2 2 (0.47%) Selenium
2 2 (0.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (0.47%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.24%) Cucumber
General
1 143 (33.81%) Finance
2 24 (5.67%) Games
3 20 (4.73%) Retail
4 18 (4.26%) Banking
5 14 (3.31%) Law
6 13 (3.07%) Legal
7 12 (2.84%) Electronics
7 12 (2.84%) Marketing
8 11 (2.60%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.42%) Telecoms
10 5 (1.18%) Back Office
10 5 (1.18%) Mandarin Language
11 3 (0.71%) Front Office
11 3 (0.71%) Military
11 3 (0.71%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.47%) Automotive
12 2 (0.47%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.24%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.31%) .NET
2 11 (2.60%) HTML
3 9 (2.13%) ASP.NET
3 9 (2.13%) XML
4 5 (1.18%) Web Services
5 3 (0.71%) .NET Framework
5 3 (0.71%) LAMP
6 1 (0.24%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.24%) REST
6 1 (0.24%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 200 (47.28%) Analytical Skills
2 179 (42.32%) Computer Science
3 37 (8.75%) Fintech
4 26 (6.15%) Hedge funds
5 15 (3.55%) Management Information System
6 11 (2.60%) Self-Motivation
7 9 (2.13%) Data Centre
8 7 (1.65%) Analytical Mindset
9 6 (1.42%) Driving Licence
10 5 (1.18%) User Experience
11 4 (0.95%) Greenfield Project
12 3 (0.71%) Credit Risk
13 2 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.47%) Social Media
14 1 (0.24%) Algorithms
14 1 (0.24%) Cybercrime
14 1 (0.24%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 1 (0.24%) Industry 4.0
14 1 (0.24%) Internet of Things
14 1 (0.24%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 34 (8.04%) Windows
2 18 (4.26%) Linux
3 15 (3.55%) Unix
4 14 (3.31%) Windows Server
5 10 (2.36%) Windows 10
5 10 (2.36%) Windows 7
6 8 (1.89%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (41.84%) Mathematics
2 116 (27.42%) Physics
3 106 (25.06%) Problem-Solving
4 39 (9.22%) Business Analysis
5 33 (7.80%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (7.80%) Data Analysis
6 32 (7.57%) Software Testing
7 26 (6.15%) Test Automation
8 25 (5.91%) Virtual Infrastructure
9 19 (4.49%) Manual Testing
10 18 (4.26%) Analytics
11 17 (4.02%) Project Management
11 17 (4.02%) Scenario Testing
12 16 (3.78%) CRM
12 16 (3.78%) Information Security
12 16 (3.78%) Scrum
13 15 (3.55%) Business Intelligence
13 15 (3.55%) Collaborative Working
14 14 (3.31%) Software Engineering
14 14 (3.31%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 95 (22.46%) SQL
2 29 (6.86%) Java
3 18 (4.26%) C#
3 18 (4.26%) Python
4 15 (3.55%) C++
5 10 (2.36%) JavaScript
6 8 (1.89%) C
6 8 (1.89%) PHP
7 6 (1.42%) Shell Script
8 5 (1.18%) R
8 5 (1.18%) T-SQL
9 4 (0.95%) Perl
9 4 (0.95%) VBA
10 3 (0.71%) MATLAB
10 3 (0.71%) VB
11 2 (0.47%) Apex Code
11 2 (0.47%) Java 8
11 2 (0.47%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.24%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.24%) XAML
Qualifications
1 232 (54.85%) Degree
2 93 (21.99%) Computer Science Degree
3 30 (7.09%) Numerate Degree
4 27 (6.38%) ISTQB
5 12 (2.84%) PhD
6 11 (2.60%) ISEB
7 9 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 8 (1.89%) MCSE
8 8 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (1.18%) Master's Degree
10 3 (0.71%) Security Cleared
11 2 (0.47%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.47%) PMP
12 1 (0.24%) CompTIA Security+
12 1 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.24%) MBA
12 1 (0.24%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (8.51%) QA
2 4 (0.95%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.71%) FATCA
3 3 (0.71%) GDPR
3 3 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.47%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (0.47%) PMO
5 1 (0.24%) COBIT
5 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.24%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (10.17%) Active Directory
2 25 (5.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.18%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.24%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (0.47%) Check_MK
1 2 (0.47%) Nagios
2 1 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 84 (19.86%) Microsoft
2 28 (6.62%) VMware
3 19 (4.49%) Oracle
4 9 (2.13%) Cognizant
5 5 (1.18%) Cisco
5 5 (1.18%) Citrix
5 5 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (0.95%) Sybase
7 3 (0.71%) Blue Coat
7 3 (0.71%) CheckPoint
7 3 (0.71%) F5
7 3 (0.71%) Google
7 3 (0.71%) Huawei
7 3 (0.71%) Juniper
7 3 (0.71%) SAP
7 3 (0.71%) Twitter
8 2 (0.47%) Minitab
8 2 (0.47%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.24%) Forcepoint
9 1 (0.24%) Tableau