Period
to 24 April 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Analyst was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 249 239 211
Rank change year-on-year -10 -28 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 2,332 2,487 3,405
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.32% 1.46% 1.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.36% 1.52% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1,774 1,996 2,839
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +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 170,983 164,036 196,425
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.47% 96.55% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 139,864 136,205 164,842
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -26 2,120 £50,000 - 193
UK excluding London -9 1,464 £45,000 - 127
London -47 839 £60,000 +4.35% 86
South East +12 421 £45,000 - 30
North of England -29 378 £45,000 +4.65% 34
Midlands +34 221 £45,000 -3.23% 19
North West -8 201 £45,000 +5.88% 16
West Midlands +65 163 £45,000 - 13
Yorkshire -58 162 £50,000 +11.11% 17
South West -15 160 £45,000 +9.42% 11
Scotland -10 132 £42,500 +7.59% 15
East of England -52 115 £45,500 -17.27% 13
Wales +15 69 £35,000 - 3
East Midlands -28 58 £42,500 -18.27% 6
North East -33 15 £43,000 +22.86% 1
Northern Ireland - 6 £42,500 - 1

Senior Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2018, 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.

1 765 (32.80%) Finance
2 693 (29.72%) Agile Software Development
3 628 (26.93%) SQL
4 396 (16.98%) Business Analysis
5 368 (15.78%) Analytical Skills
6 358 (15.35%) Microsoft
7 340 (14.58%) Degree
8 336 (14.41%) Windows
9 312 (13.38%) ITIL
10 303 (12.99%) Test Automation
11 284 (12.18%) QA
12 261 (11.19%) Problem-Solving
13 256 (10.98%) Stakeholder Management
14 254 (10.89%) SDLC
15 244 (10.46%) SQL Server
16 236 (10.12%) Analytics
17 220 (9.43%) Business Intelligence
18 212 (9.09%) Scrum
19 209 (8.96%) Waterfall
20 198 (8.49%) Mentoring
21 191 (8.19%) Project Management
22 189 (8.10%) User Stories
23 188 (8.06%) JIRA
24 176 (7.55%) Microsoft Office
25 171 (7.33%) Oracle
26 168 (7.20%) Selenium
27 166 (7.12%) User Acceptance Testing
28 162 (6.95%) Data Analysis
28 162 (6.95%) C#
28 162 (6.95%) Data Modelling

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 (5.70%) SAS
2 79 (3.39%) Confluence
3 72 (3.09%) SharePoint
4 57 (2.44%) IIS
5 44 (1.89%) MS Exchange
6 28 (1.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 26 (1.11%) Skype for Business
8 19 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 18 (0.77%) CMS
10 15 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
11 12 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
11 12 (0.51%) Tomcat
12 11 (0.47%) JBoss
12 11 (0.47%) WebLogic
13 9 (0.39%) Apache Solr
13 9 (0.39%) WebSphere
14 7 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2013
15 6 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
15 6 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
16 4 (0.17%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 176 (7.55%) Microsoft Office
2 155 (6.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 51 (2.19%) MS Visio
4 50 (2.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 24 (1.03%) Microsoft Project
6 13 (0.56%) SPSS
7 7 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.043%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.043%) Autodesk Inventor
8 1 (0.043%) CATIA
8 1 (0.043%) EViews
8 1 (0.043%) Siemens NX
8 1 (0.043%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 35 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
3 21 (0.90%) SAP SD
4 19 (0.81%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 18 (0.77%) Oracle EBS
6 15 (0.64%) Oracle ERP
6 15 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
7 11 (0.47%) Elite 3E
7 11 (0.47%) NetSuite
7 11 (0.47%) SAP SRM
8 9 (0.39%) Oracle Payables
8 9 (0.39%) SAP CRM
8 9 (0.39%) SimCorp Dimension
9 8 (0.34%) Oracle ASCP
9 8 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
9 8 (0.34%) Oracle Receivables
10 7 (0.30%) CA PPM
10 7 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 6 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
11 6 (0.26%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 85 (3.64%) Office 365
2 79 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 49 (2.10%) SaaS
4 46 (1.97%) Amazon AWS
5 32 (1.37%) Google Analytics
6 31 (1.33%) Adobe Analytics
7 16 (0.69%) BlazeMeter
7 16 (0.69%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 11 (0.47%) AdWords
8 11 (0.47%) BrowserStack
8 11 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
9 9 (0.39%) Mimecast
10 8 (0.34%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 7 (0.30%) Dynamics 365
12 5 (0.21%) IaaS
12 5 (0.21%) PaaS
13 4 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
13 4 (0.17%) Trello
14 3 (0.13%) IBM Blueworks
15 2 (0.086%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 130 (5.57%) Firewall
2 65 (2.79%) Network Security
3 63 (2.70%) TCP/IP
4 53 (2.27%) VPN
5 49 (2.10%) DNS
6 48 (2.06%) WAN
7 47 (2.02%) LAN
8 36 (1.54%) DHCP
9 31 (1.33%) HTTP
10 30 (1.29%) Internet
11 29 (1.24%) SAN
12 25 (1.07%) VoIP
13 22 (0.94%) Intrusion Detection
13 22 (0.94%) Remote Desktop
14 16 (0.69%) Skype
15 15 (0.64%) SMS
16 14 (0.60%) SMTP
17 13 (0.56%) VLAN
18 11 (0.47%) Broadband
19 9 (0.39%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 244 (10.46%) SQL Server
2 110 (4.72%) Data Warehouse
3 92 (3.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 80 (3.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 67 (2.87%) Relational Database
6 62 (2.66%) Big Data
7 60 (2.57%) Power BI
8 41 (1.76%) BusinessObjects
9 35 (1.50%) Base SAS
10 32 (1.37%) Hadoop
11 31 (1.33%) Oracle Database
11 31 (1.33%) QlikView
12 29 (1.24%) RDBMS
13 28 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 24 (1.03%) Data Mining
15 21 (0.90%) MySQL
15 21 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
16 16 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
17 15 (0.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 14 (0.60%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 188 (8.06%) JIRA
2 168 (7.20%) Selenium
3 78 (3.34%) SoapUI
4 67 (2.87%) Cucumber
5 50 (2.14%) WebDriver
6 49 (2.10%) Team Foundation Server
7 39 (1.67%) Visual Studio
8 37 (1.59%) Git (software)
8 37 (1.59%) HP UFT
9 36 (1.54%) JMeter
10 35 (1.50%) Jenkins
10 35 (1.50%) SpecFlow
11 29 (1.24%) Subversion
12 26 (1.11%) Zephyr
13 18 (0.77%) JUnit
14 16 (0.69%) Visual Studio Team System
15 14 (0.60%) Bitbucket
15 14 (0.60%) LoadRunner
16 13 (0.56%) Bugzilla
16 13 (0.56%) Maven
General
1 765 (32.80%) Finance
2 145 (6.22%) Retail
3 136 (5.83%) Banking
4 122 (5.23%) Law
5 110 (4.72%) Legal
5 110 (4.72%) Marketing
6 104 (4.46%) Back Office
7 42 (1.80%) Games
8 41 (1.76%) Billing
9 40 (1.72%) Manufacturing
9 40 (1.72%) Telecoms
10 34 (1.46%) Advertising
11 31 (1.33%) Investment Banking
12 25 (1.07%) Front Office
13 21 (0.90%) Automotive
14 19 (0.81%) Publishing
15 12 (0.51%) Financial Institution
16 9 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
17 8 (0.34%) General Ledger
17 8 (0.34%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (6.09%) .NET
2 88 (3.77%) XML
3 79 (3.39%) HTML
3 79 (3.39%) Web Services
4 76 (3.26%) SOAP
5 63 (2.70%) ASP.NET
6 50 (2.14%) CSS
7 43 (1.84%) REST
8 39 (1.67%) Middleware
9 23 (0.99%) AngularJS
9 23 (0.99%) XSLT
10 20 (0.86%) jQuery
11 18 (0.77%) Spring Boot
12 17 (0.73%) Gherkin
12 17 (0.73%) Spring
13 16 (0.69%) .NET Framework
14 15 (0.64%) J2EE
15 14 (0.60%) JSON
15 14 (0.60%) RESTful
16 13 (0.56%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 368 (15.78%) Analytical Skills
2 141 (6.05%) Management Information System
3 102 (4.37%) User Experience
4 63 (2.70%) Computer Science
5 50 (2.14%) Credit Risk
5 50 (2.14%) Self-Motivation
6 49 (2.10%) Fintech
7 47 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
8 38 (1.63%) Blackberry
9 35 (1.50%) Mobile App
10 34 (1.46%) PMI
11 33 (1.42%) Data Centre
12 28 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 27 (1.16%) Greenfield Project
13 27 (1.16%) iPhone
14 26 (1.11%) Data Structures
15 22 (0.94%) Algorithms
16 20 (0.86%) NHS
17 18 (0.77%) Clustering
17 18 (0.77%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 336 (14.41%) Windows
2 119 (5.10%) Windows Server
3 85 (3.64%) Windows 7
4 83 (3.56%) Linux
5 79 (3.39%) Unix
6 62 (2.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 50 (2.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 24 (1.03%) Windows 10
9 16 (0.69%) Android
10 13 (0.56%) Apple iOS
11 12 (0.51%) Solaris
12 10 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (0.26%) AIX
14 6 (0.26%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.17%) Windows 8
16 3 (0.13%) SUSE
17 2 (0.086%) CentOS
17 2 (0.086%) HPUX
18 1 (0.043%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 693 (29.72%) Agile Software Development
2 396 (16.98%) Business Analysis
3 312 (13.38%) ITIL
4 303 (12.99%) Test Automation
5 261 (11.19%) Problem-Solving
6 256 (10.98%) Stakeholder Management
7 254 (10.89%) SDLC
8 236 (10.12%) Analytics
9 220 (9.43%) Business Intelligence
10 212 (9.09%) Scrum
11 209 (8.96%) Waterfall
12 198 (8.49%) Mentoring
13 191 (8.19%) Project Management
14 189 (8.10%) User Stories
15 166 (7.12%) User Acceptance Testing
16 162 (6.95%) Data Analysis
16 162 (6.95%) Data Modelling
17 159 (6.82%) Continuous Improvement
18 150 (6.43%) CRM
19 147 (6.30%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 628 (26.93%) SQL
2 162 (6.95%) C#
3 149 (6.39%) Java
4 109 (4.67%) JavaScript
5 108 (4.63%) Python
6 69 (2.96%) PowerShell
7 60 (2.57%) R
8 58 (2.49%) T-SQL
9 44 (1.89%) PL/SQL
10 36 (1.54%) C
11 34 (1.46%) VBA
12 25 (1.07%) MATLAB
13 22 (0.94%) Ruby
14 20 (0.86%) Shell Script
15 19 (0.81%) PHP
16 17 (0.73%) C++
16 17 (0.73%) VB.NET
17 14 (0.60%) Lingo
18 13 (0.56%) Apex Code
18 13 (0.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 340 (14.58%) Degree
2 118 (5.06%) ISEB
3 95 (4.07%) CISSP
4 82 (3.52%) ISTQB
5 50 (2.14%) CISM
6 45 (1.93%) ITIL Certification
6 45 (1.93%) Microsoft Certification
7 42 (1.80%) Security Cleared
8 38 (1.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 34 (1.46%) Cisco Certification
9 34 (1.46%) PMI Certification
10 32 (1.37%) CISA
11 25 (1.07%) GIAC
12 24 (1.03%) MCSE
13 22 (0.94%) GCIH
14 21 (0.90%) CCNA
14 21 (0.90%) CRISC
15 18 (0.77%) SC Cleared
16 17 (0.73%) Computer Science Degree
17 16 (0.69%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 284 (12.18%) QA
2 132 (5.66%) SLA
3 70 (3.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 69 (2.96%) Data Quality
5 49 (2.10%) PMO
6 43 (1.84%) GDPR
7 38 (1.63%) PCI DSS
8 31 (1.33%) COBIT
9 24 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 8 (0.34%) Solvency II
11 5 (0.21%) BS7799
12 4 (0.17%) ISO 20022
12 4 (0.17%) ISO 8583
13 3 (0.13%) IFRS
13 3 (0.13%) IFRS 9
13 3 (0.13%) ISO 9001
13 3 (0.13%) MiFID
13 3 (0.13%) NIST 800
13 3 (0.13%) P3O
14 2 (0.086%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 148 (6.35%) Active Directory
2 45 (1.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (1.07%) Hyper-V
3 25 (1.07%) XenApp
4 16 (0.69%) Docker
4 16 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
4 16 (0.69%) XenDesktop
5 8 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 8 (0.34%) XenServer
6 7 (0.30%) Snort
7 6 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
8 5 (0.21%) vSphere
9 4 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.13%) BitLocker
10 3 (0.13%) Firmware
10 3 (0.13%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (0.086%) NFS
12 1 (0.043%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.043%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 42 (1.80%) SCCM
2 21 (0.90%) Nessus
3 19 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
4 16 (0.69%) QRadar
5 13 (0.56%) CSIRT
6 12 (0.51%) Backup Exec
7 11 (0.47%) Nexpose
7 11 (0.47%) SCOM
8 10 (0.43%) OpenView
9 8 (0.34%) AirWatch
9 8 (0.34%) HP Fortify
9 8 (0.34%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 8 (0.34%) ServiceCenter
10 6 (0.26%) Core Impact
10 6 (0.26%) Kubernetes
10 6 (0.26%) OpenVAS
10 6 (0.26%) WebInspect
11 5 (0.21%) CA Wily
11 5 (0.21%) Norton AntiVirus
11 5 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 358 (15.35%) Microsoft
2 171 (7.33%) Oracle
3 102 (4.37%) Tableau
4 92 (3.95%) Citrix
5 91 (3.90%) SAP
6 88 (3.77%) Salesforce.com
6 88 (3.77%) VMware
7 57 (2.44%) Cisco
8 55 (2.36%) Google
9 47 (2.02%) HP
10 44 (1.89%) Adobe
11 33 (1.42%) Splunk
12 25 (1.07%) ServiceNow
13 24 (1.03%) iManage
13 24 (1.03%) Qualys
14 22 (0.94%) Teradata
15 21 (0.90%) MicroStrategy
16 19 (0.81%) LogRhythm
17 18 (0.77%) Alteryx
17 18 (0.77%) Veeam