Period
to 17 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Project Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

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

Project Analyst
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 879 837 804
Rank change year-on-year -42 -33 -160
Permanent jobs requiring a Project Analyst 285 362 469
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.21% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.22% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 225 278 396
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.26% +4.44%
10th Percentile £27,850 £28,725 £25,625
90th Percentile £65,000 £77,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +7.14%

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 157,752 168,024 185,269
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.92% 95.95% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 127,078 134,582 155,346
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +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%

Project Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Analyst in the UK

Project Analyst
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Project Analyst in the UK

Project Analyst
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Project Analyst over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Project Analyst in the UK

Project Analyst
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Project Analyst within the UK over the 6 months to 17 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 -5 279 £45,000 - 34
UK excluding London -9 158 £40,000 +5.26% 23
London -2 123 £52,500 -8.70% 13
South East -6 61 £39,250 -12.78% 4
North of England +34 48 £45,000 +20.00% 9
North West +28 34 £43,750 +16.67% 6
East of England +38 21 £40,000 +23.08%
Yorkshire +12 14 £47,500 +31.94% 3
Midlands +3 13 £35,750 +2.14% 5
West Midlands +4 12 £34,000 -2.86% 3
South West +7 11 £32,750 -18.13% 3
Scotland -3 4 £48,000 +9.71% 1
East Midlands -4 1 £50,000 +21.95% 2

Project Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, Project 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 Project Analyst in the job title.

1 147 (51.58%) Project Management
2 103 (36.14%) Finance
3 93 (32.63%) Agile Software Development
4 81 (28.42%) Business Analysis
5 55 (19.30%) PRINCE2
6 51 (17.89%) Stakeholder Management
7 43 (15.09%) Degree
7 43 (15.09%) Legal
8 42 (14.74%) Problem-Solving
9 40 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
10 39 (13.68%) Change Management
11 36 (12.63%) PMO
12 32 (11.23%) Microsoft
13 31 (10.88%) SQL
14 29 (10.18%) Banking
14 29 (10.18%) Waterfall
15 26 (9.12%) User Stories
15 26 (9.12%) Risk Management
16 25 (8.77%) Microsoft Office
16 25 (8.77%) Scrum
17 24 (8.42%) Project Planning
18 23 (8.07%) CRM
18 23 (8.07%) Marketing
18 23 (8.07%) Continuous Improvement
18 23 (8.07%) SDLC
19 21 (7.37%) User Acceptance Testing
19 21 (7.37%) Microsoft Excel
20 20 (7.02%) E-Commerce
20 20 (7.02%) Service Management
20 20 (7.02%) Decision-Making

Project 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 15 (5.26%) Alfresco
2 11 (3.86%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.05%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.35%) Confluence
4 1 (0.35%) IIS
4 1 (0.35%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 25 (8.77%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (7.37%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (5.61%) Microsoft Project
4 13 (4.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (1.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (4.21%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (2.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 6 (2.11%) PeopleSoft HCM
2 6 (2.11%) SAP PS
3 5 (1.75%) SAP CO
3 5 (1.75%) SAP FI
3 5 (1.75%) SAP FI/CO
3 5 (1.75%) SAP MM
3 5 (1.75%) SAP S/4HANA
4 3 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.70%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.70%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.70%) Maximo
6 1 (0.35%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 1 (0.35%) Primavera
6 1 (0.35%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.56%) Office 365
2 3 (1.05%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.70%) SaaS
4 1 (0.35%) IaaS
4 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.35%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.11%) Firewall
1 6 (2.11%) VPN
2 2 (0.70%) Internet
2 2 (0.70%) LAN
2 2 (0.70%) WAN
2 2 (0.70%) Wireless
3 1 (0.35%) FIX Connectivity
3 1 (0.35%) Intranet
3 1 (0.35%) IP Telephony
3 1 (0.35%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.16%) Big Data
2 4 (1.40%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (1.40%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.05%) Power BI
3 3 (1.05%) QlikView
4 2 (0.70%) Blockchain
5 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (2.11%) JIRA
2 1 (0.35%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.35%) JMeter
2 1 (0.35%) PeopleTools
2 1 (0.35%) Selenium
General
1 103 (36.14%) Finance
2 43 (15.09%) Legal
3 29 (10.18%) Banking
4 23 (8.07%) Marketing
5 16 (5.61%) Retail
6 13 (4.56%) Investment Banking
7 12 (4.21%) Front Office
8 10 (3.51%) Financial Institution
9 7 (2.46%) Advertising
10 5 (1.75%) Back Office
10 5 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (1.75%) Telecoms
11 4 (1.40%) Corporate Banking
11 4 (1.40%) Manufacturing
11 4 (1.40%) Retail Banking
12 3 (1.05%) Billing
12 3 (1.05%) Law
13 1 (0.35%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.35%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.05%) .NET
2 1 (0.35%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.35%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (0.35%) Gherkin
2 1 (0.35%) SAP Fiori
2 1 (0.35%) SOAP
2 1 (0.35%) Velocity
2 1 (0.35%) Web Services
2 1 (0.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 40 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.91%) User Experience
3 8 (2.81%) Cyberthreat
4 7 (2.46%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 7 (2.46%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (1.75%) Derivative
5 5 (1.75%) Equities
6 3 (1.05%) Fintech
6 3 (1.05%) FMCG
6 3 (1.05%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.70%) Credit Risk
7 2 (0.70%) Driving Licence
7 2 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.70%) Equity Derivative
7 2 (0.70%) Market Risk
7 2 (0.70%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.70%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (0.35%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.35%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 8 (2.81%) Windows
2 4 (1.40%) Windows 7
3 2 (0.70%) Windows 10
3 2 (0.70%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.35%) Linux
4 1 (0.35%) Unix
4 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (51.58%) Project Management
2 93 (32.63%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (28.42%) Business Analysis
4 55 (19.30%) PRINCE2
5 51 (17.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 42 (14.74%) Problem-Solving
7 39 (13.68%) Change Management
8 29 (10.18%) Waterfall
9 26 (9.12%) Risk Management
9 26 (9.12%) User Stories
10 25 (8.77%) Scrum
11 24 (8.42%) Project Planning
12 23 (8.07%) Continuous Improvement
12 23 (8.07%) CRM
12 23 (8.07%) SDLC
13 21 (7.37%) User Acceptance Testing
14 20 (7.02%) Decision-Making
14 20 (7.02%) E-Commerce
14 20 (7.02%) Service Management
15 19 (6.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 31 (10.88%) SQL
2 4 (1.40%) C++
3 3 (1.05%) C
4 2 (0.70%) C#
4 2 (0.70%) Java
4 2 (0.70%) VBA
5 1 (0.35%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 43 (15.09%) Degree
2 13 (4.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 11 (3.86%) ISEB
4 6 (2.11%) CISSP
5 5 (1.75%) CEH
5 5 (1.75%) CISA
5 5 (1.75%) CISMP
5 5 (1.75%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.40%) DBS Check
6 4 (1.40%) PMI Certification
6 4 (1.40%) PMP
6 4 (1.40%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.05%) IIBA
8 2 (0.70%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.35%) CISM
9 1 (0.35%) HND
9 1 (0.35%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (12.63%) PMO
2 12 (4.21%) QA
3 3 (1.05%) SLA
4 2 (0.70%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.70%) MiFID
5 1 (0.35%) AIFMD
5 1 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.35%) GDPR
5 1 (0.35%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.35%) Solvency II
System Software
1 10 (3.51%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.35%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (0.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (0.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (11.23%) Microsoft
2 16 (5.61%) SAP
3 12 (4.21%) Remedy
4 8 (2.81%) Workday
5 7 (2.46%) PeopleSoft
6 6 (2.11%) Cognos
6 6 (2.11%) IBM
7 4 (1.40%) Progress
7 4 (1.40%) ServiceNow
8 3 (1.05%) Oracle
8 3 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.70%) Cognizant
9 2 (0.70%) Ivanti
9 2 (0.70%) Planview
9 2 (0.70%) Tableau
10 1 (0.35%) 3PAR
10 1 (0.35%) Epicor
10 1 (0.35%) IFS
10 1 (0.35%) MicroStrategy
10 1 (0.35%) Peregrine