Period
to 18 February 2019

The median annual salary for a Senior Analyst was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 February 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
18 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 251 257 237
Rank change year-on-year +6 -20 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 2,124 2,257 2,545
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.41% 1.30% 1.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.47% 1.35% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1,615 1,723 2,134
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -1.04%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,390
% change year-on-year - +1.37% +2.05%

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 144,402 167,788 168,600
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.90% 96.30% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 115,563 137,392 140,073
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

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 18 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Senior Analyst in the UK

Senior 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 Senior Analyst within the UK over the 6 months to 18 February 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 +18 1,987 £50,000 -4.76% 216
UK excluding London 0 1,134 £45,000 - 171
London +41 965 £57,500 -8.00% 69
North of England +27 342 £45,000 -10.00% 47
South East +16 304 £51,000 +5.70% 45
North West +54 209 £45,000 -5.26% 24
Midlands -26 136 £45,000 - 23
South West +2 133 £45,000 +1.12% 17
East of England +52 113 £50,000 +5.26% 15
Yorkshire -12 99 £42,500 -15.00% 14
West Midlands -9 92 £45,000 - 14
Scotland -43 80 £38,500 -9.41% 12
East Midlands -9 44 £45,000 - 9
North East +40 34 £33,000 -29.03% 9
Wales -14 30 £33,173 -7.85% 10

Senior Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 February 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.

1 728 (34.27%) Finance
2 711 (33.47%) Agile Software Development
3 637 (29.99%) SQL
4 431 (20.29%) Business Analysis
5 397 (18.69%) Microsoft
6 373 (17.56%) Windows
7 334 (15.73%) Analytical Skills
8 301 (14.17%) Problem-Solving
9 294 (13.84%) Information Security
10 280 (13.18%) Management Information System
11 277 (13.04%) Degree
12 275 (12.95%) Waterfall
13 269 (12.66%) Project Management
14 268 (12.62%) Stakeholder Management
15 267 (12.57%) Scrum
16 255 (12.01%) Mentoring
17 237 (11.16%) User Stories
18 232 (10.92%) Analytics
19 208 (9.79%) Change Management
20 207 (9.75%) QA
21 202 (9.51%) Linux
22 201 (9.46%) Retail
22 201 (9.46%) SDLC
23 196 (9.23%) Banking
23 196 (9.23%) Business Intelligence
24 195 (9.18%) Test Automation
25 189 (8.90%) User Acceptance Testing
26 188 (8.85%) Python
27 182 (8.57%) Java
28 180 (8.47%) CISSP

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 79 (3.72%) SharePoint
2 55 (2.59%) SAS
3 37 (1.74%) MS Exchange
4 32 (1.51%) Confluence
5 29 (1.37%) CMS
6 24 (1.13%) Skype for Business
7 11 (0.52%) Apache Spark
7 11 (0.52%) IIS
8 10 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
8 10 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (0.33%) Apache
9 7 (0.33%) JBoss
10 6 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (0.28%) WebSphere
11 5 (0.24%) EPiServer
11 5 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
12 4 (0.19%) Apache Pig
12 4 (0.19%) ArcGIS
12 4 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.19%) Tomcat
Applications
1 164 (7.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 161 (7.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 132 (6.21%) Microsoft Office
4 81 (3.81%) MS Visio
5 29 (1.37%) SPSS
6 18 (0.85%) Microsoft Project
7 5 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.14%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.047%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.047%) Stata
Business Applications
1 38 (1.79%) Temenos T24
2 22 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
3 21 (0.99%) Oracle EBS
3 21 (0.99%) thinkFolio
4 18 (0.85%) Oracle Payables
5 10 (0.47%) SAP Hybris
5 10 (0.47%) SAP SD
6 9 (0.42%) Oracle Receivables
7 8 (0.38%) SAP ERP
7 8 (0.38%) SAP HR
8 5 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
8 5 (0.24%) FastStats
8 5 (0.24%) SAP HCM
8 5 (0.24%) SAP S/4HANA
8 5 (0.24%) Sonata
9 4 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
9 4 (0.19%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 4 (0.19%) SAP SRM
9 4 (0.19%) VisionPLUS
10 3 (0.14%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 111 (5.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 103 (4.85%) Office 365
3 38 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
4 36 (1.69%) SaaS
5 32 (1.51%) Google Analytics
6 26 (1.22%) Google Cloud Platform
7 16 (0.75%) SuccessFactors
8 15 (0.71%) Azure Active Directory
8 15 (0.71%) Google Tag Manager
9 14 (0.66%) IaaS
10 12 (0.56%) PaaS
11 7 (0.33%) Adobe Analytics
12 6 (0.28%) AdWords
13 5 (0.24%) Azure Data Factory
13 5 (0.24%) BlazeMeter
13 5 (0.24%) MailChimp
14 4 (0.19%) GitHub
15 3 (0.14%) BrowserStack
16 2 (0.094%) G Suite
16 2 (0.094%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 138 (6.50%) Network Security
2 122 (5.74%) Firewall
3 103 (4.85%) Wi-Fi
4 54 (2.54%) WAN
5 53 (2.50%) LAN
6 42 (1.98%) SAN
7 38 (1.79%) TCP/IP
8 36 (1.69%) Intrusion Detection
9 31 (1.46%) DNS
10 30 (1.41%) Internet
11 28 (1.32%) Cisco ASA
12 27 (1.27%) DHCP
13 24 (1.13%) VPN
14 23 (1.08%) MPLS
15 20 (0.94%) Skype
16 18 (0.85%) SSL
16 18 (0.85%) VLAN
17 15 (0.71%) BGP
18 12 (0.56%) HTTP
18 12 (0.56%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 160 (7.53%) SQL Server
2 87 (4.10%) Data Warehouse
3 77 (3.63%) Power BI
4 58 (2.73%) Relational Database
5 47 (2.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 36 (1.69%) Big Data
7 35 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 30 (1.41%) Data Mining
9 28 (1.32%) QlikView
10 22 (1.04%) RDBMS
11 20 (0.94%) Hadoop
12 18 (0.85%) BusinessObjects
13 17 (0.80%) MS Access
13 17 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
14 16 (0.75%) BigQuery
14 16 (0.75%) MySQL
15 14 (0.66%) Oracle Database
16 13 (0.61%) DB2
17 12 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 11 (0.52%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 103 (4.85%) Selenium
2 93 (4.38%) JIRA
3 44 (2.07%) Cucumber
4 34 (1.60%) Subversion
5 30 (1.41%) Git (software)
5 30 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 30 (1.41%) Visual Studio
6 29 (1.37%) WebDriver
7 26 (1.22%) SpecFlow
8 21 (0.99%) Protractor
9 18 (0.85%) HP UFT
10 16 (0.75%) Jenkins
11 15 (0.71%) FrontPage
12 14 (0.66%) SoapUI
13 12 (0.56%) JUnit
14 11 (0.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 9 (0.42%) JMeter
15 9 (0.42%) Maven
15 9 (0.42%) Metasploit
15 9 (0.42%) TestNG
General
1 728 (34.27%) Finance
2 201 (9.46%) Retail
3 196 (9.23%) Banking
4 166 (7.82%) Legal
5 119 (5.60%) Telecoms
6 112 (5.27%) Marketing
7 92 (4.33%) Advertising
8 58 (2.73%) Games
9 55 (2.59%) Front Office
10 47 (2.21%) Law
11 44 (2.07%) Manufacturing
12 30 (1.41%) Investment Banking
13 25 (1.18%) Billing
14 24 (1.13%) Back Office
15 23 (1.08%) Electronics
16 21 (0.99%) Financial Institution
17 19 (0.89%) Private Banking
17 19 (0.89%) Publishing
18 14 (0.66%) German Language
19 12 (0.56%) Digital Economy
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (4.94%) .NET
2 82 (3.86%) HTML
3 46 (2.17%) Web Services
4 43 (2.02%) CSS
5 42 (1.98%) ASP.NET
6 38 (1.79%) XML
7 28 (1.32%) EDI
7 28 (1.32%) SOAP
8 26 (1.22%) .NET Framework
9 22 (1.04%) REST
9 22 (1.04%) Spring
10 21 (0.99%) JSON
11 20 (0.94%) J2EE
12 19 (0.89%) Gherkin
12 19 (0.89%) jQuery
13 18 (0.85%) JSP
14 17 (0.80%) FIX Protocol
15 16 (0.75%) Regular Expression
16 15 (0.71%) AngularJS
16 15 (0.71%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 334 (15.73%) Analytical Skills
2 280 (13.18%) Management Information System
3 115 (5.41%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 78 (3.67%) Fintech
5 69 (3.25%) FMCG
6 53 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
7 49 (2.31%) User Experience
8 44 (2.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 43 (2.02%) Data Centre
10 42 (1.98%) Security Operations Centre
11 41 (1.93%) Fixed Income
12 38 (1.79%) Equities
13 36 (1.69%) Virtual Team
14 31 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
15 28 (1.32%) Mobile App
16 25 (1.18%) Hedge funds
17 24 (1.13%) Derivative
18 21 (0.99%) SWIFT
19 20 (0.94%) Data Structures
20 17 (0.80%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 373 (17.56%) Windows
2 202 (9.51%) Linux
3 134 (6.31%) Windows Server
4 83 (3.91%) Unix
5 45 (2.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 42 (1.98%) Windows 10
7 41 (1.93%) Windows Server 2008
8 38 (1.79%) Windows 7
9 15 (0.71%) Android
10 13 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (0.47%) Mac OS X
12 7 (0.33%) Apple iOS
13 6 (0.28%) Windows 8
14 5 (0.24%) AIX
14 5 (0.24%) Solaris
15 3 (0.14%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.094%) Windows XP
17 1 (0.047%) Windows 2000
17 1 (0.047%) Windows Server 2003
17 1 (0.047%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 711 (33.47%) Agile Software Development
2 431 (20.29%) Business Analysis
3 301 (14.17%) Problem-Solving
4 294 (13.84%) Information Security
5 275 (12.95%) Waterfall
6 269 (12.66%) Project Management
7 268 (12.62%) Stakeholder Management
8 267 (12.57%) Scrum
9 255 (12.01%) Mentoring
10 237 (11.16%) User Stories
11 232 (10.92%) Analytics
12 208 (9.79%) Change Management
13 201 (9.46%) SDLC
14 196 (9.23%) Business Intelligence
15 195 (9.18%) Test Automation
16 189 (8.90%) User Acceptance Testing
17 174 (8.19%) ITIL
18 169 (7.96%) SIEM
19 148 (6.97%) Vulnerability Management
20 145 (6.83%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 637 (29.99%) SQL
2 188 (8.85%) Python
3 182 (8.57%) Java
4 134 (6.31%) C#
5 115 (5.41%) R
6 96 (4.52%) JavaScript
7 89 (4.19%) PowerShell
8 44 (2.07%) VBA
9 43 (2.02%) T-SQL
10 41 (1.93%) C++
11 31 (1.46%) PL/SQL
12 28 (1.32%) C
13 26 (1.22%) VB.NET
14 18 (0.85%) Shell Script
15 17 (0.80%) VB
16 14 (0.66%) Bash Shell
17 13 (0.61%) PHP
18 12 (0.56%) Perl
19 11 (0.52%) HiveQL
19 11 (0.52%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 277 (13.04%) Degree
2 180 (8.47%) CISSP
3 174 (8.19%) ISEB
4 156 (7.34%) SANS
5 125 (5.89%) CREST Certified
6 64 (3.01%) Security Cleared
7 62 (2.92%) CISM
8 58 (2.73%) SC Cleared
9 52 (2.45%) ISTQB
10 49 (2.31%) CEH
11 45 (2.12%) Microsoft Certification
12 31 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
13 29 (1.37%) MCSA
14 28 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
14 28 (1.32%) SAFe Agilist
15 27 (1.27%) OSCP
16 26 (1.22%) GCIA
16 26 (1.22%) GIAC
17 25 (1.18%) CISA
18 24 (1.13%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 207 (9.75%) QA
2 171 (8.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 142 (6.69%) GDPR
4 124 (5.84%) PCI DSS
5 77 (3.63%) SLA
6 49 (2.31%) Data Quality
7 44 (2.07%) PMO
8 16 (0.75%) MiFID
9 15 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 12 (0.56%) SEPA
11 9 (0.42%) Cyber Essentials
11 9 (0.42%) ISO 20022
12 8 (0.38%) Dodd-Frank
13 7 (0.33%) EMIR
13 7 (0.33%) P3O
14 6 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 5 (0.24%) Actionable Recommendations
15 5 (0.24%) PSD2
15 5 (0.24%) Solvency II
16 2 (0.094%) FIPS 140-2
System Software
1 138 (6.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 126 (5.93%) Active Directory
3 27 (1.27%) Hyper-V
4 16 (0.75%) Docker
5 10 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (0.33%) vSphere
7 4 (0.19%) GPFS
8 3 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.094%) Snort
9 2 (0.094%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.094%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.094%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.094%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.047%) iptables
10 1 (0.047%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.047%) Time Sharing Option
10 1 (0.047%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 35 (1.65%) SCCM
2 28 (1.32%) CSIRT
3 20 (0.94%) WSUS
4 15 (0.71%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 14 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
6 12 (0.56%) HP ALM
7 10 (0.47%) Nessus
8 8 (0.38%) Nmap
9 6 (0.28%) Control-M
9 6 (0.28%) vCenter Server
10 5 (0.24%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 4 (0.19%) Ambari
11 4 (0.19%) Ansible
11 4 (0.19%) cPanel
11 4 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
11 4 (0.19%) Puppet
12 3 (0.14%) DameWare
12 3 (0.14%) HP SIM
12 3 (0.14%) Stealthwatch
12 3 (0.14%) vMotion
Vendors
1 397 (18.69%) Microsoft
2 169 (7.96%) Cisco
3 160 (7.53%) VMware
4 143 (6.73%) Oracle
5 123 (5.79%) Tableau
6 107 (5.04%) SAP
7 53 (2.50%) Google
8 39 (1.84%) HP
9 38 (1.79%) CheckPoint
10 25 (1.18%) Sun
10 25 (1.18%) WorldPay
11 24 (1.13%) Citrix
12 23 (1.08%) Charles River
12 23 (1.08%) Sitecore
13 21 (0.99%) Splunk
14 20 (0.94%) hybris
14 20 (0.94%) Meraki
15 17 (0.80%) Alteryx
15 17 (0.80%) Cadence
16 16 (0.75%) Palo Alto