Period
to 13 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Graduate Analyst was £26,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 794 749 858
Rank change year-on-year -45 +109 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate Analyst 346 487 380
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.27% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.28% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 327 461 365
UK median annual salary £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% - -
10th Percentile £19,250 £19,500 £20,000
90th Percentile £32,500 £34,250 £33,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £23,500 £23,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year +2.17% +2.22% -

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 153,074 172,554 178,525
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.85% 96.04% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 122,874 138,839 149,066
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £27,000
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% - +3.03%

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 13 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Graduate Analyst in the UK

Graduate Analyst
Top 15 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 13 December 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 -62 333 £26,000 +4.00% 33
UK excluding London -45 200 £23,500 +2.17% 27
London +20 137 £27,500 +5.77% 7
South East +5 67 £21,250 -5.56% 7
Midlands -5 53 £27,750 +6.73% 8
West Midlands -14 49 £28,000 +7.69% 5
South West +47 38 £21,000 -3.45% 3
East of England -8 20 £22,000 -6.38% 4
North of England +12 18 £24,401 +1.67% 4
North West +1 14 £24,802 +3.34% 2
East Midlands +12 4 £23,500 +16.05% 3
Yorkshire +28 3 £25,250 +1.00% 1
Scotland 0 2 £18,500 -8.64%
Wales -4 2 £19,250 -13.48% 1
North East -3 1 £20,500 -8.89% 1

Graduate Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 December 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.

1 191 (55.20%) Degree
2 144 (41.62%) Computer Science
3 139 (40.17%) Analytical Skills
4 129 (37.28%) Mathematics
5 114 (32.95%) Finance
6 87 (25.14%) Microsoft
7 81 (23.41%) Problem-Solving
8 79 (22.83%) Physics
9 78 (22.54%) Computer Science Degree
10 64 (18.50%) SQL
11 47 (13.58%) Microsoft Excel
12 41 (11.85%) Active Directory
13 38 (10.98%) SQL Server
14 37 (10.69%) Microsoft Office
15 36 (10.40%) Agile Software Development
16 34 (9.83%) VMware
17 30 (8.67%) Software Testing
18 29 (8.38%) QA
19 28 (8.09%) Windows
20 27 (7.80%) ISTQB
20 27 (7.80%) Fintech
21 26 (7.51%) Virtual Infrastructure
21 26 (7.51%) VMware Infrastructure
21 26 (7.51%) MS Exchange
22 25 (7.23%) Test Automation
22 25 (7.23%) Numerate Degree
23 24 (6.94%) C#
24 23 (6.65%) .NET
25 20 (5.78%) Data Analysis
25 20 (5.78%) Business Analysis

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 26 (7.51%) MS Exchange
2 5 (1.45%) Apache
3 3 (0.87%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.58%) IIS
5 1 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.29%) nginx
5 1 (0.29%) SAS
5 1 (0.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 47 (13.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 37 (10.69%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (4.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.87%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.87%) SPSS
4 3 (0.87%) Stata
Business Applications
1 1 (0.29%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.89%) Office 365
2 4 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.58%) SaaS
4 1 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.29%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.29%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.29%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.31%) Firewall
2 5 (1.45%) Internet
3 4 (1.16%) LAN
4 3 (0.87%) Network Security
5 2 (0.58%) FTP
5 2 (0.58%) VPN
5 2 (0.58%) WAN
6 1 (0.29%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.29%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.29%) Skype
6 1 (0.29%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (10.98%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.76%) MySQL
3 8 (2.31%) Oracle Database
4 7 (2.02%) Big Data
5 6 (1.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.87%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.58%) Power BI
8 1 (0.29%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.29%) MS Access
8 1 (0.29%) QlikView
8 1 (0.29%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 4 (1.16%) JIRA
2 2 (0.58%) Selenium
3 1 (0.29%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.29%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.29%) Metasploit
General
1 114 (32.95%) Finance
2 14 (4.05%) Banking
3 12 (3.47%) Retail
4 11 (3.18%) Marketing
5 10 (2.89%) Law
5 10 (2.89%) Legal
6 9 (2.60%) Games
7 6 (1.73%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.73%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.45%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.16%) Back Office
9 4 (1.16%) Electronics
9 4 (1.16%) Mandarin Language
10 3 (0.87%) Front Office
10 3 (0.87%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.87%) Military
11 2 (0.58%) Automotive
11 2 (0.58%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.29%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (6.65%) .NET
2 16 (4.62%) ASP.NET
3 6 (1.73%) HTML
4 4 (1.16%) .NET Framework
4 4 (1.16%) LAMP
5 2 (0.58%) CSS
5 2 (0.58%) Web Services
5 2 (0.58%) XML
6 1 (0.29%) Ajax
6 1 (0.29%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (0.29%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.29%) jQuery
6 1 (0.29%) Laravel
6 1 (0.29%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (0.29%) Memcached
6 1 (0.29%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 139 (40.17%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (7.80%) Fintech
3 12 (3.47%) Hedge funds
3 12 (3.47%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.02%) User Experience
5 6 (1.73%) Data Centre
5 6 (1.73%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (1.45%) Industry 4.0
7 3 (0.87%) Analytical Mindset
7 3 (0.87%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.58%) Social Media
9 1 (0.29%) Augmented Reality
9 1 (0.29%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.29%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.29%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.29%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.29%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 28 (8.09%) Windows
2 16 (4.62%) Windows Server
3 15 (4.34%) Unix
3 15 (4.34%) Windows 7
4 12 (3.47%) Linux
5 10 (2.89%) Windows 10
6 8 (2.31%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (41.62%) Computer Science
2 129 (37.28%) Mathematics
3 81 (23.41%) Problem-Solving
4 79 (22.83%) Physics
5 36 (10.40%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (8.67%) Software Testing
7 26 (7.51%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 25 (7.23%) Test Automation
9 20 (5.78%) Business Analysis
9 20 (5.78%) Data Analysis
10 17 (4.91%) Scenario Testing
11 16 (4.62%) Scrum
11 16 (4.62%) Visualisation
12 15 (4.34%) Project Management
13 14 (4.05%) Manual Testing
14 13 (3.76%) Collaborative Working
15 12 (3.47%) CRM
15 12 (3.47%) Information Security
15 12 (3.47%) System Testing
15 12 (3.47%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 64 (18.50%) SQL
2 24 (6.94%) C#
3 19 (5.49%) Java
4 12 (3.47%) JavaScript
5 8 (2.31%) Python
6 7 (2.02%) C++
6 7 (2.02%) PHP
7 4 (1.16%) Perl
7 4 (1.16%) VB
8 3 (0.87%) C
8 3 (0.87%) R
8 3 (0.87%) T-SQL
8 3 (0.87%) VB.NET
8 3 (0.87%) VBA
9 2 (0.58%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 191 (55.20%) Degree
2 78 (22.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 27 (7.80%) ISTQB
4 25 (7.23%) Numerate Degree
5 16 (4.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 10 (2.89%) PhD
7 8 (2.31%) MCSE
7 8 (2.31%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (1.73%) ISEB
9 5 (1.45%) Security Cleared
10 4 (1.16%) Master's Degree
11 3 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.58%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.58%) PMP
13 1 (0.29%) CompTIA Security+
13 1 (0.29%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (8.38%) QA
2 3 (0.87%) Data Quality
2 3 (0.87%) GDPR
3 2 (0.58%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.58%) PMO
3 2 (0.58%) SLA
4 1 (0.29%) FATCA
4 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 41 (11.85%) Active Directory
2 26 (7.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.45%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.29%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (0.58%) Check_MK
1 2 (0.58%) Nagios
2 1 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.29%) Kibana
2 1 (0.29%) logstash
2 1 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 87 (25.14%) Microsoft
2 34 (9.83%) VMware
3 19 (5.49%) Oracle
4 9 (2.60%) Citrix
4 9 (2.60%) Cognizant
5 6 (1.73%) Cisco
5 6 (1.73%) HP
6 4 (1.16%) SAP
6 4 (1.16%) Sybase
7 3 (0.87%) Blue Coat
7 3 (0.87%) CheckPoint
7 3 (0.87%) F5
7 3 (0.87%) Huawei
7 3 (0.87%) Juniper
7 3 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.58%) Alteryx
8 2 (0.58%) SolarWinds
8 2 (0.58%) Tableau
9 1 (0.29%) Dell
9 1 (0.29%) Red Hat