Senior Analyst Jobs

Senior Analyst
UK

The median Senior Analyst salary in the UK is £58,800 per year, according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months leading to 17 July 2024.

The table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
17 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 172 230 277
Rank change year-on-year +58 +47 +75
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 1,621 1,355 2,649
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.62% 1.61% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.71% 1.75% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 734 803 1,474
10th Percentile £38,171 £37,750 £36,250
25th Percentile £46,000 £44,000 £43,200
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £58,800 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.91% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,306 £68,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - - +5.26%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK

For comparison with the information above, the following table provides 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.

Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 94,838 77,246 171,391
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.84% 91.58% 95.53%
Number of salaries quoted 65,860 52,938 88,548
10th Percentile £29,250 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £39,500 £44,101 £43,263
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -12.50% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £70,000 £80,000 £78,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,750 £51,348
% change year-on-year -5.21% +2.73% +8.10%

Senior Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Analyst in the UK

Senior Analyst
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Senior Analyst.

Salary trend for Senior Analyst in the UK

Senior Analyst
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Senior Analyst over the 6 months to 17 July 2024.

Salary histogram for Senior Analyst in the UK

Senior Analyst
Top 18 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 17 July 2024. 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
Jobs
England +75 1,480 £60,000 +4.35% 97
UK excluding London +5 882 £50,000 - 76
Work from Home +65 713 £60,000 +8.11% 59
London +89 674 £72,500 +7.41% 39
South East +90 263 £52,500 -8.70% 20
North of England -37 215 £47,500 -5.00% 16
Midlands +16 161 £54,000 +4.48% 10
South West +10 107 £54,500 +11.73% 11
North West +31 102 £50,000 +6.38% 8
West Midlands +1 95 £54,500 +3.81% 6
Yorkshire -64 84 £47,500 -9.52% 6
East Midlands +9 64 £52,500 +9.38% 4
Scotland -50 62 £50,000 +2.04% 5
East of England -19 42 £35,000 -28.21% 7
Wales -14 30 £45,000 +2.20% 1
North East +3 29 £35,000 -17.65% 2
Northern Ireland +16 3 £58,800 +23.79% 5
Channel Islands - 1 £67,500 -

Senior Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities

For the 6 months to 17 July 2024, Senior Analyst job roles required the following skills and capabilities 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.

1 710 (43.80%) Finance
2 641 (39.54%) Social Skills
3 625 (38.56%) Analytical Skills
4 544 (33.56%) Microsoft
5 481 (29.67%) SQL
6 458 (28.25%) Agile
7 433 (26.71%) Microsoft Excel
7 433 (26.71%) Actionable Insight
8 387 (23.87%) Degree
9 342 (21.10%) Decision-Making
10 285 (17.58%) Mentoring
11 261 (16.10%) Python
11 261 (16.10%) ACCA
12 260 (16.04%) Problem-Solving
13 255 (15.73%) Business Case
14 253 (15.61%) CIMA
15 251 (15.48%) Broadband
16 245 (15.11%) Budgeting and Forecasting
17 244 (15.05%) Influencing Skills
18 234 (14.44%) Visualisation
19 233 (14.37%) Analytics
20 230 (14.19%) Budgeting
21 229 (14.13%) Legal
22 225 (13.88%) Data Analysis
23 201 (12.40%) Mathematics
24 200 (12.34%) Banking
25 195 (12.03%) Tableau
26 170 (10.49%) Business Strategy
27 166 (10.24%) Business Intelligence
28 165 (10.18%) Cybersecurity

Senior Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 57 (3.52%) SAS
2 32 (1.97%) Confluence
3 21 (1.30%) SharePoint
4 15 (0.93%) WebLogic
5 6 (0.37%) IIS
5 6 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
5 6 (0.37%) WebSphere
6 5 (0.31%) IBM Notes
7 4 (0.25%) Jupyter
7 4 (0.25%) Microsoft Exchange
8 3 (0.19%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.12%) WordPress
10 1 (0.062%) Tornado
10 1 (0.062%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 433 (26.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 67 (4.13%) Microsoft Office
3 47 (2.90%) MS Visio
4 18 (1.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.37%) SOLIDWORKS
7 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.12%) SPSS
7 2 (0.12%) Stata
8 1 (0.062%) Trello
Business Applications
1 11 (0.68%) Endur
2 6 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.25%) Aladdin
3 4 (0.25%) Lawson
3 4 (0.25%) NEC Housing
4 3 (0.19%) SAP Payroll
5 2 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.062%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.062%) Elite 3E
6 1 (0.062%) Magento
6 1 (0.062%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.062%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.062%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.062%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.062%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.062%) SAP WM
6 1 (0.062%) Shopify
6 1 (0.062%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 163 (10.06%) AWS
1 163 (10.06%) Azure
1 163 (10.06%) Power Platform
2 76 (4.69%) Microsoft 365
3 63 (3.89%) Entra ID
4 25 (1.54%) Azure DevOps
5 24 (1.48%) Miro
5 24 (1.48%) SaaS
6 19 (1.17%) Azure Sentinel
7 14 (0.86%) GCP
8 8 (0.49%) Azure Synapse Analytics
8 8 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (0.43%) Dynamics 365
9 7 (0.43%) Google Analytics
9 7 (0.43%) Rubrik
10 6 (0.37%) IaaS
10 6 (0.37%) PaaS
11 4 (0.25%) dbt
11 4 (0.25%) OneDrive
11 4 (0.25%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 251 (15.48%) Broadband
2 77 (4.75%) Firewall
3 21 (1.30%) Internet
3 21 (1.30%) VoIP
4 20 (1.23%) TCP/IP
5 16 (0.99%) Intrusion Detection
6 13 (0.80%) VLAN
7 10 (0.62%) LAN
7 10 (0.62%) WAN
7 10 (0.62%) Wireless
7 10 (0.62%) WPA
8 9 (0.56%) DNS
8 9 (0.56%) VPN
8 9 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (0.49%) DHCP
9 8 (0.49%) SAN
10 7 (0.43%) Network Security
10 7 (0.43%) SD-WAN
10 7 (0.43%) WLAN
11 6 (0.37%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 195 (12.03%) Tableau
2 161 (9.93%) Power BI
3 44 (2.71%) SQL Server
4 38 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
5 29 (1.79%) Data Mining
6 19 (1.17%) Looker
7 17 (1.05%) Geospatial Data
8 15 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
9 14 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 13 (0.80%) Big Data
11 12 (0.74%) Metadata
12 11 (0.68%) MS Access
12 11 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 10 (0.62%) BigQuery
14 9 (0.56%) Relational Database
15 8 (0.49%) Essbase
16 6 (0.37%) GIS
16 6 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
17 4 (0.25%) Data Lake
17 4 (0.25%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 106 (6.54%) Git
2 54 (3.33%) JIRA
3 15 (0.93%) Selenium
4 10 (0.62%) Burp Suite
4 10 (0.62%) Metasploit
5 9 (0.56%) JMeter
6 7 (0.43%) SpecFlow
6 7 (0.43%) Visual Studio
7 6 (0.37%) Oracle Forms
7 6 (0.37%) WebDriver
8 5 (0.31%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.19%) ER Studio
9 3 (0.19%) ERwin
9 3 (0.19%) JUnit
9 3 (0.19%) Postman
9 3 (0.19%) Subversion
9 3 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.19%) TestNG
10 1 (0.062%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.062%) NUnit
General
1 710 (43.80%) Finance
2 641 (39.54%) Social Skills
3 625 (38.56%) Analytical Skills
4 244 (15.05%) Influencing Skills
5 229 (14.13%) Legal
6 200 (12.34%) Banking
7 154 (9.50%) Retail
8 127 (7.83%) Presentation Skills
9 96 (5.92%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 46 (2.84%) Public Sector
11 43 (2.65%) Organisational Skills
12 42 (2.59%) Marketing
13 32 (1.97%) Law
14 26 (1.60%) Police
15 19 (1.17%) Pharmaceutical
16 18 (1.11%) Front Office
16 18 (1.11%) Manufacturing
17 17 (1.05%) Games
18 15 (0.93%) Advertising
19 10 (0.62%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (1.48%) REST
2 23 (1.42%) .NET
3 15 (0.93%) HTML
3 15 (0.93%) J2EE
3 15 (0.93%) Java EE
3 15 (0.93%) Spring
4 11 (0.68%) CSS
5 10 (0.62%) Lightning Web Components
6 9 (0.56%) JSON
7 6 (0.37%) Oracle Fusion
8 5 (0.31%) .NET Core
8 5 (0.31%) ASP.NET
8 5 (0.31%) Blazor
8 5 (0.31%) Entity Framework
8 5 (0.31%) Gherkin
9 4 (0.25%) Laravel
9 4 (0.25%) Next.js
9 4 (0.25%) React Native
9 4 (0.25%) SOAP
9 4 (0.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 123 (7.59%) Management Information System
2 85 (5.24%) Onboarding
3 35 (2.16%) Product Ownership
4 28 (1.73%) Cyberattack
4 28 (1.73%) Security Operations Centre
5 23 (1.42%) Credit Risk
6 21 (1.30%) PMI
7 17 (1.05%) Cyber Threat
8 16 (0.99%) Greenfield Project
8 16 (0.99%) Reinsurance
9 14 (0.86%) Analytical Mindset
9 14 (0.86%) Self-Motivation
9 14 (0.86%) Social Media
10 13 (0.80%) NHS
11 12 (0.74%) Cyber Defence
12 11 (0.68%) Biopharmaceutical
12 11 (0.68%) Data Protection Act
13 10 (0.62%) Virtual Team
14 9 (0.56%) Data Centre
14 9 (0.56%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 91 (5.61%) Windows
2 29 (1.79%) Linux
3 28 (1.73%) Windows Server
4 24 (1.48%) Unix
5 18 (1.11%) Windows 10
6 8 (0.49%) Windows Server 2016
7 5 (0.31%) Apple iOS
7 5 (0.31%) SUSE
7 5 (0.31%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 5 (0.31%) Windows Server 2019
8 3 (0.19%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.062%) Android
9 1 (0.062%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 458 (28.25%) Agile
2 433 (26.71%) Actionable Insight
3 342 (21.10%) Decision-Making
4 285 (17.58%) Mentoring
5 260 (16.04%) Problem-Solving
6 255 (15.73%) Business Case
7 245 (15.11%) Budgeting and Forecasting
8 234 (14.44%) Visualisation
9 233 (14.37%) Analytics
10 230 (14.19%) Budgeting
11 225 (13.88%) Data Analysis
12 201 (12.40%) Mathematics
13 170 (10.49%) Business Strategy
14 166 (10.24%) Business Intelligence
15 165 (10.18%) Cybersecurity
16 154 (9.50%) Information Security
17 146 (9.01%) Statistics
18 143 (8.82%) Process Improvement
19 126 (7.77%) Data Management
20 125 (7.71%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 481 (29.67%) SQL
2 261 (16.10%) Python
3 68 (4.19%) PowerShell
4 37 (2.28%) R
5 35 (2.16%) C#
6 32 (1.97%) VBA
7 19 (1.17%) Java
8 15 (0.93%) Shell Script
8 15 (0.93%) T-SQL
9 14 (0.86%) Data Analysis Expressions
9 14 (0.86%) JavaScript
10 11 (0.68%) PL/SQL
11 7 (0.43%) C++
11 7 (0.43%) PHP
12 6 (0.37%) VB.NET
13 4 (0.25%) Bicep
13 4 (0.25%) VB
14 3 (0.19%) C
14 3 (0.19%) RPG
14 3 (0.19%) VB6
Qualifications
1 387 (23.87%) Degree
2 261 (16.10%) ACCA
3 253 (15.61%) CIMA
4 107 (6.60%) DBS Check
5 98 (6.05%) Security Cleared
6 84 (5.18%) SC Cleared
7 55 (3.39%) CISSP
8 36 (2.22%) Master's Degree
9 26 (1.60%) CISM
10 24 (1.48%) PMI Certification
11 19 (1.17%) CISA
11 19 (1.17%) CompTIA CySA+
12 18 (1.11%) CompTIA Security+
13 15 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
14 13 (0.80%) ISTQB
14 13 (0.80%) MBA
15 12 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
15 12 (0.74%) GIAC
16 11 (0.68%) DV Cleared
17 6 (0.37%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (6.11%) GDPR
2 53 (3.27%) Data Quality
3 33 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 30 (1.85%) QA
5 27 (1.67%) SLA
6 26 (1.60%) NIST
7 19 (1.17%) IFRS
8 15 (0.93%) GRC
8 15 (0.93%) PCI DSS
9 14 (0.86%) PMO
10 13 (0.80%) Cyber Essentials
11 11 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 9 (0.56%) Actionable Recommendations
12 9 (0.56%) COBIT
13 5 (0.31%) ISO 22301
14 4 (0.25%) ISO 9001
15 2 (0.12%) Accessibility
15 2 (0.12%) IFRS 17
16 1 (0.062%) ITGC
16 1 (0.062%) NCSC
System Software
1 108 (6.66%) Active Directory
2 50 (3.08%) RACF
3 10 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.37%) Firmware
4 6 (0.37%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (0.25%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.062%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.062%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (1.05%) Microsoft Intune
2 15 (0.93%) OpenSSO
2 15 (0.93%) Single Sign-On
3 13 (0.80%) SCCM
4 10 (0.62%) Nmap
5 7 (0.43%) CASB
5 7 (0.43%) QRadar
6 5 (0.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (0.25%) Terraform
8 2 (0.12%) cPanel
8 2 (0.12%) CSIRT
9 1 (0.062%) Control-M
9 1 (0.062%) Jamf Pro
9 1 (0.062%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.062%) Nessus
Vendors
1 544 (33.56%) Microsoft
2 114 (7.03%) Databricks
3 52 (3.21%) CyberArk
4 51 (3.15%) Oracle
5 35 (2.16%) SAP
6 33 (2.04%) Salesforce
7 25 (1.54%) Cisco
8 21 (1.30%) CA
9 17 (1.05%) Alteryx
10 16 (0.99%) Google
11 15 (0.93%) IBM
11 15 (0.93%) Remedy
11 15 (0.93%) VMware
12 13 (0.80%) Hyperion
13 12 (0.74%) Citrix
13 12 (0.74%) CrowdStrike
13 12 (0.74%) HP
13 12 (0.74%) Splunk
14 9 (0.56%) Bloomberg
14 9 (0.56%) PeopleSoft