Period
to 22 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Analyst was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

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

Senior Analyst
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 259 237 202
Rank change year-on-year -22 -35 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 2,272 2,543 3,608
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.31% 1.46% 1.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.36% 1.51% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1,693 2,158 2,908
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -1.04% +6.67%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £68,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% -1.15% +2.35%

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 166,671 168,389 201,510
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.10% 96.47% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 135,609 140,138 168,475
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,900
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

Senior Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Analyst in the UK

Senior Analyst
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Senior Analyst in the UK

Senior Analyst
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Analyst over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Analyst in the UK

Senior Analyst
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Analyst within the UK over the 6 months to 22 January 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 -27 2,039 £52,500 +5.00% 229
UK excluding London -43 1,303 £45,000 +4.65% 152
London +5 945 £62,500 +8.70% 96
North of England -42 341 £50,000 +25.00% 41
South East -62 288 £49,000 +6.52% 32
Midlands +6 205 £45,000 +5.88% 33
North West -1 177 £50,000 +17.65% 23
Scotland +15 162 £42,500 +6.25% 15
Yorkshire -35 157 £47,500 +18.75% 17
South West -15 152 £44,000 -2.22% 13
West Midlands +10 132 £45,000 +6.51% 23
East of England -75 112 £47,500 -5.00% 14
East Midlands +7 73 £45,000 +5.88% 10
Wales -17 48 £34,000 - 4
North East -33 7 £38,500 +10.00% 1
Northern Ireland - 6 £40,000 -

Senior Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, Senior Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Senior Analyst in the job title.

1 826 (36.36%) Finance
2 636 (27.99%) Agile Software Development
3 578 (25.44%) SQL
4 436 (19.19%) Business Analysis
5 418 (18.40%) Analytical Skills
6 320 (14.08%) Microsoft
7 316 (13.91%) Windows
8 312 (13.73%) Degree
9 278 (12.24%) Banking
10 271 (11.93%) Test Automation
10 271 (11.93%) SDLC
11 262 (11.53%) Stakeholder Management
12 249 (10.96%) ITIL
13 240 (10.56%) QA
14 209 (9.20%) Project Management
15 207 (9.11%) SQL Server
16 194 (8.54%) Business Intelligence
17 179 (7.88%) Scrum
18 176 (7.75%) Analytics
19 173 (7.61%) Data Analysis
20 172 (7.57%) Mentoring
21 168 (7.39%) Retail
22 166 (7.31%) Oracle
23 165 (7.26%) Microsoft Office
23 165 (7.26%) Microsoft Excel
24 164 (7.22%) Waterfall
25 157 (6.91%) Management Information System
26 150 (6.60%) Marketing
27 148 (6.51%) User Acceptance Testing
28 142 (6.25%) JIRA

Senior 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
1 133 (5.85%) SAS
2 82 (3.61%) SharePoint
3 40 (1.76%) IIS
4 36 (1.58%) Confluence
5 33 (1.45%) MS Exchange
6 29 (1.28%) Skype for Business
7 18 (0.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 16 (0.70%) CMS
9 14 (0.62%) JBoss
9 14 (0.62%) Tomcat
10 10 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
11 8 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
12 6 (0.26%) IBM Domino
13 5 (0.22%) Apache Spark
13 5 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 5 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
14 4 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2007
14 4 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2013
15 3 (0.13%) SharePoint 2010
15 3 (0.13%) Umbraco
Applications
1 165 (7.26%) Microsoft Excel
1 165 (7.26%) Microsoft Office
2 57 (2.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 41 (1.80%) MS Visio
4 15 (0.66%) SPSS
5 12 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.044%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.044%) Mathcad
7 1 (0.044%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 33 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 32 (1.41%) Oracle EBS
3 29 (1.28%) Dynamics AX
4 17 (0.75%) SAP SD
5 15 (0.66%) Oracle EBS R12
5 15 (0.66%) Oracle ERP
6 12 (0.53%) SAP SRM
7 10 (0.44%) Oracle Payables
7 10 (0.44%) Oracle Receivables
8 9 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
8 9 (0.40%) Markit EDM
9 8 (0.35%) BigMachines
9 8 (0.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 8 (0.35%) SAP CO
9 8 (0.35%) SAP FI
9 8 (0.35%) SAP FI/CO
9 8 (0.35%) SAP MM
10 7 (0.31%) CA PPM
10 7 (0.31%) JDE EnterpriseOne
10 7 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 72 (3.17%) Office 365
2 71 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 47 (2.07%) Amazon AWS
4 43 (1.89%) SaaS
5 24 (1.06%) Google Analytics
6 20 (0.88%) Adobe Analytics
7 17 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
8 14 (0.62%) BlazeMeter
9 10 (0.44%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 8 (0.35%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 6 (0.26%) BrowserStack
11 6 (0.26%) Dynamics 365
11 6 (0.26%) IaaS
11 6 (0.26%) PaaS
12 5 (0.22%) AdWords
12 5 (0.22%) Trello
13 4 (0.18%) IBM Blueworks
14 2 (0.088%) Azure Machine Learning
14 2 (0.088%) GitHub
14 2 (0.088%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 92 (4.05%) Firewall
2 74 (3.26%) Network Security
3 64 (2.82%) TCP/IP
4 52 (2.29%) WAN
5 45 (1.98%) VPN
6 42 (1.85%) LAN
7 40 (1.76%) DNS
8 39 (1.72%) DHCP
9 29 (1.28%) Intrusion Detection
9 29 (1.28%) Remote Desktop
10 27 (1.19%) VoIP
11 23 (1.01%) SAN
12 22 (0.97%) HTTP
13 19 (0.84%) Internet
14 16 (0.70%) VLAN
15 14 (0.62%) SMTP
15 14 (0.62%) SSH
15 14 (0.62%) Wireless
16 13 (0.57%) Skype
17 10 (0.44%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 207 (9.11%) SQL Server
2 76 (3.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 73 (3.21%) Data Warehouse
4 66 (2.90%) BusinessObjects
5 62 (2.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 60 (2.64%) Relational Database
7 45 (1.98%) Big Data
8 38 (1.67%) Power BI
9 35 (1.54%) Crystal Reports
10 29 (1.28%) Base SAS
11 28 (1.23%) Oracle Database
11 28 (1.23%) QlikView
12 26 (1.14%) RDBMS
13 24 (1.06%) Hadoop
14 21 (0.92%) MySQL
15 18 (0.79%) Data Mining
16 15 (0.66%) SAS Enterprise Guide
17 14 (0.62%) Oracle BI EE
18 13 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
19 12 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 142 (6.25%) JIRA
2 139 (6.12%) Selenium
3 91 (4.01%) SoapUI
4 68 (2.99%) Cucumber
5 45 (1.98%) HP UFT
5 45 (1.98%) Visual Studio
6 36 (1.58%) Team Foundation Server
7 33 (1.45%) Jenkins
8 28 (1.23%) SpecFlow
9 27 (1.19%) Git (software)
10 26 (1.14%) Zephyr
11 24 (1.06%) JMeter
11 24 (1.06%) WebDriver
12 20 (0.88%) Oracle Forms
13 15 (0.66%) Appium
14 13 (0.57%) Eclipse
15 12 (0.53%) Maven
16 11 (0.48%) JUnit
17 10 (0.44%) Subversion
18 9 (0.40%) LoadRunner
General
1 826 (36.36%) Finance
2 278 (12.24%) Banking
3 168 (7.39%) Retail
4 150 (6.60%) Marketing
5 120 (5.28%) Investment Banking
6 106 (4.67%) Legal
7 104 (4.58%) Retail Banking
8 87 (3.83%) Back Office
9 84 (3.70%) Law
10 50 (2.20%) Manufacturing
11 36 (1.58%) Advertising
12 31 (1.36%) Telecoms
13 25 (1.10%) Front Office
13 25 (1.10%) Games
14 20 (0.88%) Billing
15 15 (0.66%) Publishing
16 14 (0.62%) Financial Institution
17 12 (0.53%) Vietnamese Language
18 10 (0.44%) Automotive
19 9 (0.40%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (4.80%) .NET
2 105 (4.62%) XML
3 95 (4.18%) Web Services
4 69 (3.04%) SOAP
5 53 (2.33%) HTML
6 47 (2.07%) ASP.NET
7 35 (1.54%) CSS
8 32 (1.41%) Middleware
9 26 (1.14%) XSLT
10 24 (1.06%) Gherkin
11 22 (0.97%) REST
12 19 (0.84%) JSON
13 16 (0.70%) J2EE
14 14 (0.62%) .NET Framework
14 14 (0.62%) Hibernate
14 14 (0.62%) WCF
14 14 (0.62%) XML Messaging
15 13 (0.57%) JBoss Seam
15 13 (0.57%) Spring
15 13 (0.57%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 418 (18.40%) Analytical Skills
2 157 (6.91%) Management Information System
3 71 (3.13%) User Experience
4 64 (2.82%) Computer Science
5 50 (2.20%) Fintech
6 48 (2.11%) Credit Risk
7 38 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
8 36 (1.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 33 (1.45%) Mobile App
10 32 (1.41%) iPhone
11 29 (1.28%) Data Centre
12 28 (1.23%) Blackberry
13 24 (1.06%) Greenfield Project
14 23 (1.01%) Virtual Team
15 22 (0.97%) Data Structures
16 21 (0.92%) PMI
17 20 (0.88%) Algorithms
17 20 (0.88%) Derivative
18 19 (0.84%) Equities
19 17 (0.75%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 316 (13.91%) Windows
2 89 (3.92%) Linux
3 87 (3.83%) Unix
4 85 (3.74%) Windows Server
5 79 (3.48%) Windows 7
6 57 (2.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 34 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 24 (1.06%) Android
9 21 (0.92%) Windows 10
10 19 (0.84%) Apple iOS
11 16 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
12 13 (0.57%) Solaris
13 6 (0.26%) Mac OS
13 6 (0.26%) Windows Phone
14 5 (0.22%) Kali Linux
15 4 (0.18%) Windows NT
16 3 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 3 (0.13%) Windows 8
17 2 (0.088%) Ubuntu
18 1 (0.044%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 636 (27.99%) Agile Software Development
2 436 (19.19%) Business Analysis
3 271 (11.93%) SDLC
3 271 (11.93%) Test Automation
4 262 (11.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 249 (10.96%) ITIL
6 209 (9.20%) Project Management
7 194 (8.54%) Business Intelligence
8 179 (7.88%) Scrum
9 176 (7.75%) Analytics
10 173 (7.61%) Data Analysis
11 172 (7.57%) Mentoring
12 164 (7.22%) Waterfall
13 148 (6.51%) User Acceptance Testing
14 137 (6.03%) CRM
15 131 (5.77%) Continuous Improvement
15 131 (5.77%) Information Security
16 128 (5.63%) User Stories
17 127 (5.59%) E-Commerce
18 126 (5.55%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 578 (25.44%) SQL
2 130 (5.72%) C#
3 121 (5.33%) Python
4 107 (4.71%) Java
5 71 (3.13%) JavaScript
6 70 (3.08%) R
7 61 (2.68%) PowerShell
8 54 (2.38%) T-SQL
9 38 (1.67%) PL/SQL
10 34 (1.50%) VB
11 28 (1.23%) Ruby
11 28 (1.23%) VBA
12 26 (1.14%) C
13 20 (0.88%) PHP
14 19 (0.84%) Perl
15 18 (0.79%) Shell Script
15 18 (0.79%) VB.NET
16 14 (0.62%) MATLAB
17 12 (0.53%) Groovy
18 10 (0.44%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 312 (13.73%) Degree
2 116 (5.11%) ISEB
3 86 (3.79%) CISSP
4 74 (3.26%) ISTQB
5 61 (2.68%) Security Cleared
6 47 (2.07%) SC Cleared
7 44 (1.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 39 (1.72%) CISM
9 36 (1.58%) Microsoft Certification
10 34 (1.50%) GIAC
11 33 (1.45%) GCIH
12 30 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
13 27 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
14 26 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
14 26 (1.14%) GCIA
15 24 (1.06%) SANS
16 22 (0.97%) CCNA
16 22 (0.97%) MCSE
17 21 (0.92%) PMI Certification
18 19 (0.84%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 240 (10.56%) QA
2 100 (4.40%) SLA
3 52 (2.29%) PMO
4 45 (1.98%) Data Quality
5 35 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 30 (1.32%) GDPR
7 23 (1.01%) COBIT
8 13 (0.57%) PCI DSS
9 9 (0.40%) ISO 20022
9 9 (0.40%) ISO 8583
10 8 (0.35%) Basel III
10 8 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 6 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials
12 5 (0.22%) GAAP
12 5 (0.22%) SEPA
12 5 (0.22%) Solvency II
13 3 (0.13%) IFRS
13 3 (0.13%) IFRS 9
13 3 (0.13%) PSD2
14 2 (0.088%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 120 (5.28%) Active Directory
2 52 (2.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (1.14%) Hyper-V
4 15 (0.66%) Docker
4 15 (0.66%) XenApp
5 12 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
5 12 (0.53%) vSphere
5 12 (0.53%) XenDesktop
6 9 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (0.35%) XenServer
8 6 (0.26%) Terminal Server
9 4 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (0.13%) BitLocker
10 3 (0.13%) Snort
10 3 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.088%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.044%) Firmware
12 1 (0.044%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.044%) Time Sharing Option
12 1 (0.044%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 43 (1.89%) SCCM
2 22 (0.97%) Nessus
3 19 (0.84%) CSIRT
4 18 (0.79%) Backup Exec
4 18 (0.79%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 16 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
6 13 (0.57%) SCOM
7 10 (0.44%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 9 (0.40%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 7 (0.31%) AirWatch
9 7 (0.31%) ServiceCenter
10 6 (0.26%) Kubernetes
10 6 (0.26%) Malwarebytes
10 6 (0.26%) Norton AntiVirus
10 6 (0.26%) QRadar
11 4 (0.18%) Microsoft Clustering
11 4 (0.18%) Nexpose
11 4 (0.18%) WSUS
12 3 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
12 3 (0.13%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 320 (14.08%) Microsoft
2 166 (7.31%) Oracle
3 100 (4.40%) Tableau
4 98 (4.31%) SAP
5 88 (3.87%) Citrix
6 78 (3.43%) VMware
7 62 (2.73%) Salesforce.com
8 58 (2.55%) Cisco
9 52 (2.29%) Google
10 42 (1.85%) HP
11 41 (1.80%) Sybase
12 33 (1.45%) Adobe
13 22 (0.97%) Dell
14 19 (0.84%) Palo Alto
14 19 (0.84%) Qualys
14 19 (0.84%) Teradata
15 17 (0.75%) Avaya
16 15 (0.66%) CheckPoint
16 15 (0.66%) Informatica
16 15 (0.66%) Splunk