Period
to 19 June 2019

The median annual salary for a Senior Analyst was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 June 2019.

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
19 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 264 249 243
Rank change year-on-year -15 -6 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 1,825 2,333 2,477
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.27% 1.36% 1.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.32% 1.41% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1,282 1,779 1,922
UK median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - -
10th Percentile £31,750 £32,000 £32,020
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 137,840 165,873 165,929
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.92% 96.35% 96.35%
Number of salaries quoted 109,724 134,909 136,591
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 19 June 2019.

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 19 June 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 -15 1,677 £50,000 - 170
UK excluding London -42 1,004 £45,000 - 117
London +29 801 £57,500 -4.17% 61
South East -41 308 £50,000 - 41
North of England -43 242 £42,000 -6.67% 34
North West -17 125 £45,000 +5.88% 10
South West -10 116 £40,000 -11.11% 6
Midlands -36 111 £45,000 +2.27% 21
East of England +37 87 £50,000 +25.00% 7
West Midlands -19 82 £45,000 -5.26% 9
Scotland -10 76 £39,250 -7.65% 6
Yorkshire -79 74 £42,500 -12.37% 16
Wales +5 58 £38,575 +7.15% 2
North East +52 42 £33,000 -23.26% 8
East Midlands -7 29 £37,500 -6.25% 12
Northern Ireland -26 4 £100,000 +135.29%

Senior Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 June 2019, Senior 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 Senior Analyst in the job title.

1 674 (36.93%) Agile Software Development
2 503 (27.56%) Finance
3 500 (27.40%) SQL
4 361 (19.78%) Business Analysis
5 350 (19.18%) Analytical Skills
6 309 (16.93%) Microsoft
7 272 (14.90%) Degree
7 272 (14.90%) Problem-Solving
8 267 (14.63%) Windows
9 220 (12.05%) User Stories
10 215 (11.78%) Business Intelligence
11 210 (11.51%) Analytics
12 204 (11.18%) Stakeholder Management
13 183 (10.03%) QA
14 175 (9.59%) Scrum
15 173 (9.48%) SQL Server
16 172 (9.42%) Information Security
17 171 (9.37%) SDLC
18 170 (9.32%) Management Information System
19 164 (8.99%) Waterfall
20 159 (8.71%) Microsoft Office
21 158 (8.66%) Project Management
21 158 (8.66%) Mentoring
22 157 (8.60%) ITIL
23 148 (8.11%) Test Automation
24 133 (7.29%) Change Management
25 130 (7.12%) Retail
25 130 (7.12%) Oracle
26 128 (7.01%) Microsoft Excel
26 128 (7.01%) Coaching

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 70 (3.84%) SharePoint
2 49 (2.68%) MS Exchange
3 44 (2.41%) CMS
4 40 (2.19%) SAS
5 35 (1.92%) Confluence
6 22 (1.21%) EPiServer
7 20 (1.10%) Sitecore CMS
8 17 (0.93%) Skype for Business
9 13 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
10 10 (0.55%) IIS
11 8 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
12 7 (0.38%) Apache
13 6 (0.33%) Apache Spark
13 6 (0.33%) ColdFusion
13 6 (0.33%) Tomcat
14 4 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
14 4 (0.22%) CICS
15 3 (0.16%) Apache Pig
15 3 (0.16%) Documentum
15 3 (0.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 159 (8.71%) Microsoft Office
2 128 (7.01%) Microsoft Excel
3 74 (4.05%) MS Visio
4 51 (2.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 21 (1.15%) SPSS
6 16 (0.88%) Microsoft Project
7 9 (0.49%) Stata
8 7 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.16%) EViews
10 2 (0.11%) SPSS Modeler
11 1 (0.055%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.055%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 28 (1.53%) thinkFolio
2 26 (1.42%) Oracle EBS
2 26 (1.42%) Temenos T24
3 20 (1.10%) SAP Hybris
4 15 (0.82%) Oracle Payables
5 13 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
5 13 (0.71%) Markit EDM
6 12 (0.66%) SAP CO
6 12 (0.66%) SAP FI
6 12 (0.66%) SAP FI/CO
7 10 (0.55%) Payment Gateway
8 9 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
8 9 (0.49%) SAP ERP
9 8 (0.44%) JDE EnterpriseOne
9 8 (0.44%) Oracle Receivables
10 7 (0.38%) Unit4 Business World
11 6 (0.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 6 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
11 6 (0.33%) SAP S/4HANA
12 5 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 117 (6.41%) Office 365
2 110 (6.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 89 (4.88%) Power Platform
4 35 (1.92%) SaaS
5 34 (1.86%) Google Analytics
6 31 (1.70%) Amazon AWS
7 13 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
8 12 (0.66%) Adobe Analytics
8 12 (0.66%) Azure Active Directory
9 11 (0.60%) Google Tag Manager
10 10 (0.55%) SuccessFactors
11 9 (0.49%) PaaS
12 8 (0.44%) IaaS
13 7 (0.38%) AdWords
13 7 (0.38%) PowerApps
14 5 (0.27%) Azure Data Factory
15 4 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 4 (0.22%) GitHub
15 4 (0.22%) MailChimp
16 3 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 97 (5.32%) Firewall
2 54 (2.96%) LAN
3 53 (2.90%) Network Security
4 48 (2.63%) WAN
5 42 (2.30%) TCP/IP
6 41 (2.25%) DNS
6 41 (2.25%) Internet
7 38 (2.08%) DHCP
8 30 (1.64%) VPN
9 27 (1.48%) Intrusion Detection
9 27 (1.48%) SAN
10 24 (1.32%) Cisco ASA
10 24 (1.32%) HTTP
11 20 (1.10%) Skype
12 18 (0.99%) MPLS
13 17 (0.93%) BGP
14 16 (0.88%) Broadband
14 16 (0.88%) Cisco IOS
14 16 (0.88%) OSPF
15 15 (0.82%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (9.48%) SQL Server
2 94 (5.15%) Data Warehouse
3 89 (4.88%) Power BI
4 76 (4.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 66 (3.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 58 (3.18%) Relational Database
7 33 (1.81%) BusinessObjects
8 31 (1.70%) QlikView
9 25 (1.37%) DB2
10 23 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
11 20 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 17 (0.93%) Big Data
13 14 (0.77%) Oracle Database
13 14 (0.77%) Snowflake Schema
14 13 (0.71%) Crystal Reports
14 13 (0.71%) MySQL
14 13 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
15 12 (0.66%) Hadoop
16 11 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
16 11 (0.60%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 94 (5.15%) JIRA
2 76 (4.16%) Selenium
3 41 (2.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 34 (1.86%) SoapUI
5 28 (1.53%) Visual Studio
6 25 (1.37%) SpecFlow
7 20 (1.10%) Cucumber
8 16 (0.88%) Protractor
9 15 (0.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 13 (0.71%) Git (software)
11 12 (0.66%) JUnit
12 11 (0.60%) Jenkins
12 11 (0.60%) WebDriver
13 10 (0.55%) FrontPage
13 10 (0.55%) JMeter
13 10 (0.55%) Toad
14 8 (0.44%) Katalon Studio
14 8 (0.44%) Liquibase
14 8 (0.44%) Metasploit
15 7 (0.38%) Burp Suite
General
1 503 (27.56%) Finance
2 130 (7.12%) Retail
3 125 (6.85%) Banking
4 81 (4.44%) Marketing
5 57 (3.12%) Telecoms
6 48 (2.63%) Games
7 45 (2.47%) Manufacturing
8 42 (2.30%) Legal
9 40 (2.19%) Back Office
10 35 (1.92%) Law
11 32 (1.75%) Advertising
11 32 (1.75%) Front Office
12 22 (1.21%) Billing
13 14 (0.77%) Spanish Language
14 13 (0.71%) Investment Banking
15 12 (0.66%) Electronics
15 12 (0.66%) Publishing
16 11 (0.60%) Private Banking
17 10 (0.55%) General Ledger
17 10 (0.55%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (4.44%) .NET
2 52 (2.85%) XML
3 50 (2.74%) ASP.NET
4 44 (2.41%) HTML
5 34 (1.86%) Web Services
6 27 (1.48%) SOAP
7 21 (1.15%) CSS
7 21 (1.15%) Spring
8 19 (1.04%) .NET Framework
9 16 (0.88%) Gherkin
10 15 (0.82%) Middleware
11 13 (0.71%) J2EE
12 9 (0.49%) Hibernate
12 9 (0.49%) jQuery
13 8 (0.44%) JSP
13 8 (0.44%) LAMP
13 8 (0.44%) REST
13 8 (0.44%) Spring Boot
13 8 (0.44%) TensorFlow
13 8 (0.44%) Thymeleaf
Miscellaneous
1 350 (19.18%) Analytical Skills
2 170 (9.32%) Management Information System
3 63 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
4 52 (2.85%) Virtual Team
5 33 (1.81%) User Experience
6 31 (1.70%) Data Centre
7 30 (1.64%) Mobile App
8 29 (1.59%) Equities
9 27 (1.48%) Security Operations Centre
10 26 (1.42%) Client/Server
11 24 (1.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 22 (1.21%) BYOD
13 19 (1.04%) Clustering
13 19 (1.04%) Driving Licence
14 18 (0.99%) Fixed Income
15 16 (0.88%) Cyberthreat
15 16 (0.88%) Derivative
15 16 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
16 15 (0.82%) Cyber Kill Chain
17 13 (0.71%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 267 (14.63%) Windows
2 111 (6.08%) Linux
3 109 (5.97%) Windows Server
4 60 (3.29%) Unix
4 60 (3.29%) Windows 10
5 58 (3.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 31 (1.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 29 (1.59%) Windows 7
8 21 (1.15%) Android
9 9 (0.49%) Apple iOS
10 7 (0.38%) Windows 8
11 6 (0.33%) Mac OS X
11 6 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.22%) Solaris
12 4 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.16%) AIX
13 3 (0.16%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.16%) VMS
14 1 (0.055%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 674 (36.93%) Agile Software Development
2 361 (19.78%) Business Analysis
3 272 (14.90%) Problem-Solving
4 220 (12.05%) User Stories
5 215 (11.78%) Business Intelligence
6 210 (11.51%) Analytics
7 204 (11.18%) Stakeholder Management
8 175 (9.59%) Scrum
9 172 (9.42%) Information Security
10 171 (9.37%) SDLC
11 164 (8.99%) Waterfall
12 158 (8.66%) Mentoring
12 158 (8.66%) Project Management
13 157 (8.60%) ITIL
14 148 (8.11%) Test Automation
15 133 (7.29%) Change Management
16 128 (7.01%) Coaching
17 127 (6.96%) Software Delivery
18 115 (6.30%) Software Engineering
19 110 (6.03%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 500 (27.40%) SQL
2 119 (6.52%) Python
3 110 (6.03%) C#
4 106 (5.81%) Java
5 91 (4.99%) R
6 62 (3.40%) T-SQL
7 54 (2.96%) JavaScript
8 51 (2.79%) PowerShell
9 31 (1.70%) C++
10 25 (1.37%) COBOL
11 24 (1.32%) VBA
12 23 (1.26%) C
13 16 (0.88%) VB.NET
14 14 (0.77%) Bash Shell
14 14 (0.77%) RPG
15 12 (0.66%) PL/SQL
16 11 (0.60%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 10 (0.55%) PHP
18 9 (0.49%) Haskell
18 9 (0.49%) Perl
Qualifications
1 272 (14.90%) Degree
2 121 (6.63%) ISEB
3 75 (4.11%) CISSP
4 68 (3.73%) Security Cleared
5 55 (3.01%) CISM
6 46 (2.52%) ISTQB
7 45 (2.47%) SC Cleared
8 41 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
9 40 (2.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 27 (1.48%) Cisco Certification
10 27 (1.48%) Computer Science Degree
11 24 (1.32%) IIBA
12 22 (1.21%) CEH
13 21 (1.15%) CCNA
13 21 (1.15%) CREST Certified
13 21 (1.15%) MCSA
14 20 (1.10%) DV Cleared
14 20 (1.10%) SANS
15 19 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
16 18 (0.99%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 183 (10.03%) QA
2 64 (3.51%) SLA
3 61 (3.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 59 (3.23%) GDPR
5 46 (2.52%) PCI DSS
6 40 (2.19%) PMO
7 32 (1.75%) Data Quality
8 17 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 15 (0.82%) Actionable Recommendations
9 15 (0.82%) MiFID
10 14 (0.77%) NIST
11 8 (0.44%) ISO 20022
12 7 (0.38%) Cyber Essentials
12 7 (0.38%) PSD2
13 6 (0.33%) COBIT
14 5 (0.27%) EMIR
15 4 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 4 (0.22%) SEPA
16 3 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
17 2 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 124 (6.79%) Active Directory
2 41 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (1.86%) Hyper-V
4 14 (0.77%) Docker
5 11 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
7 6 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (0.27%) vSphere
9 4 (0.22%) XenApp
10 2 (0.11%) Gluster
10 2 (0.11%) VMware NSX
11 1 (0.055%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.055%) GPFS
11 1 (0.055%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.055%) Snort
11 1 (0.055%) Time Sharing Option
11 1 (0.055%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 41 (2.25%) SCCM
2 15 (0.82%) WSUS
3 10 (0.55%) HP ALM
4 9 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
5 8 (0.44%) Data Guard
5 8 (0.44%) Nessus
6 7 (0.38%) CSIRT
6 7 (0.38%) Nmap
6 7 (0.38%) vMotion
7 6 (0.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 6 (0.33%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (0.27%) Backup Exec
8 5 (0.27%) Jamf Pro
8 5 (0.27%) vCenter Server
9 4 (0.22%) Control-M
9 4 (0.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 3 (0.16%) Ambari
10 3 (0.16%) cPanel
10 3 (0.16%) Puppet
10 3 (0.16%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 309 (16.93%) Microsoft
2 130 (7.12%) Oracle
3 103 (5.64%) Tableau
4 100 (5.48%) SAP
5 88 (4.82%) Cisco
6 72 (3.95%) VMware
7 46 (2.52%) Sitecore
8 42 (2.30%) Google
9 39 (2.14%) hybris
10 28 (1.53%) Citrix
10 28 (1.53%) HP
11 26 (1.42%) Adobe
12 23 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
13 22 (1.21%) Charles River
13 22 (1.21%) Splunk
14 21 (1.15%) CheckPoint
14 21 (1.15%) WorldPay
15 20 (1.10%) ATG
15 20 (1.10%) Cadence
15 20 (1.10%) IBM