Period
to 16 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Analyst was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 16 December 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 246 258 234
Rank change year-on-year +12 -24 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 2,166 2,445 2,777
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.37% 1.37% 1.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.43% 1.43% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1,659 1,790 2,369
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -3.06%
10th Percentile £34,500 £33,000 £32,375
90th Percentile £75,250 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -3.41%

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 151,574 171,119 178,936
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.83% 96.04% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 121,434 137,686 149,372
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

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 16 December 2018.

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 16 December 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 +18 2,040 £50,000 -4.76% 194
UK excluding London -16 1,118 £45,000 - 138
London +10 996 £57,500 -8.00% 75
North of England +26 358 £45,000 -5.26% 31
South East +31 333 £50,000 +5.26% 35
North West +38 235 £45,000 -10.00% 16
Midlands -21 145 £45,000 +5.88% 25
East of England +8 108 £55,000 +27.91% 13
Yorkshire -10 108 £42,500 -5.56% 14
South West -29 104 £45,000 +1.12% 15
West Midlands -10 86 £45,000 +5.88% 14
East Midlands +15 59 £45,000 - 11
Scotland -96 53 £44,000 +3.53% 15
Wales -4 27 £33,173 -5.22% 3
North East +11 15 £36,500 -7.01% 1

Senior Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 December 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.

1 753 (34.76%) Finance
2 644 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
3 598 (27.61%) SQL
4 432 (19.94%) Business Analysis
5 419 (19.34%) Microsoft
6 394 (18.19%) Analytical Skills
7 384 (17.73%) Windows
8 333 (15.37%) Stakeholder Management
9 317 (14.64%) Problem-Solving
10 302 (13.94%) Waterfall
11 294 (13.57%) Information Security
12 285 (13.16%) Mentoring
13 284 (13.11%) Project Management
14 248 (11.45%) Degree
15 246 (11.36%) Management Information System
16 243 (11.22%) Analytics
17 239 (11.03%) Retail
18 224 (10.34%) ITIL
19 217 (10.02%) Business Intelligence
20 215 (9.93%) Scrum
21 205 (9.46%) Banking
22 203 (9.37%) User Stories
23 195 (9.00%) Linux
24 190 (8.77%) Legal
25 189 (8.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
26 186 (8.59%) Java
27 185 (8.54%) CISSP
28 184 (8.49%) User Acceptance Testing
29 179 (8.26%) Test Automation
30 176 (8.13%) Microsoft Excel

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 73 (3.37%) SharePoint
2 72 (3.32%) SAS
3 35 (1.62%) Confluence
4 27 (1.25%) MS Exchange
5 19 (0.88%) Skype for Business
6 16 (0.74%) CMS
6 16 (0.74%) JBoss
7 13 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
8 12 (0.55%) IIS
9 11 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
10 10 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
11 9 (0.42%) Apache
11 9 (0.42%) WebLogic
12 8 (0.37%) Apache Spark
13 6 (0.28%) WebSphere
14 5 (0.23%) Apache Solr
14 5 (0.23%) MQSeries
14 5 (0.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 5 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
14 5 (0.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 176 (8.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 174 (8.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 141 (6.51%) Microsoft Office
4 70 (3.23%) MS Visio
5 26 (1.20%) Microsoft Project
6 22 (1.02%) SPSS
7 3 (0.14%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.092%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.046%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.046%) EViews
Business Applications
1 22 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
1 22 (1.02%) SAP HR
2 14 (0.65%) SAP HCM
3 12 (0.55%) Temenos T24
4 11 (0.51%) SAP SD
5 10 (0.46%) Oracle Payables
6 9 (0.42%) Oracle Receivables
6 9 (0.42%) thinkFolio
7 8 (0.37%) SAP ERP
8 7 (0.32%) VisionPLUS
9 6 (0.28%) SAP Hybris
10 5 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
10 5 (0.23%) NetSuite
10 5 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
10 5 (0.23%) Sonata
11 4 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
11 4 (0.18%) FastStats
11 4 (0.18%) Infor SunSystems
11 4 (0.18%) LatentZero
11 4 (0.18%) LongView
Cloud Services
1 107 (4.94%) Office 365
2 97 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 51 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
4 34 (1.57%) SaaS
5 33 (1.52%) Google Analytics
6 23 (1.06%) SuccessFactors
7 20 (0.92%) Google Tag Manager
8 18 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
9 16 (0.74%) Adobe Analytics
10 15 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
11 10 (0.46%) AdWords
12 9 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
12 9 (0.42%) BlazeMeter
13 7 (0.32%) IaaS
14 5 (0.23%) BrowserStack
14 5 (0.23%) PaaS
15 4 (0.18%) G Suite
16 3 (0.14%) Dynamics 365
17 2 (0.092%) Azure Data Factory
17 2 (0.092%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 133 (6.14%) Network Security
2 108 (4.99%) Firewall
3 106 (4.89%) Wi-Fi
4 47 (2.17%) TCP/IP
5 46 (2.12%) WAN
6 44 (2.03%) LAN
7 39 (1.80%) Intrusion Detection
8 31 (1.43%) Internet
8 31 (1.43%) SAN
9 26 (1.20%) DNS
10 21 (0.97%) DHCP
11 19 (0.88%) VPN
12 16 (0.74%) Skype
13 15 (0.69%) Cisco ASA
14 14 (0.65%) VLAN
15 12 (0.55%) BGP
16 11 (0.51%) HTTP
16 11 (0.51%) MPLS
17 10 (0.46%) SSL
18 9 (0.42%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 168 (7.76%) SQL Server
2 87 (4.02%) Power BI
3 83 (3.83%) Relational Database
4 78 (3.60%) Data Warehouse
5 46 (2.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 44 (2.03%) RDBMS
7 39 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 35 (1.62%) Big Data
9 33 (1.52%) Data Mining
9 33 (1.52%) QlikView
10 27 (1.25%) BusinessObjects
11 25 (1.15%) Oracle Database
12 23 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
12 23 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
12 23 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
13 21 (0.97%) MySQL
13 21 (0.97%) Oracle Database 10g
14 19 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 14 (0.65%) MS Access
16 13 (0.60%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 96 (4.43%) Selenium
2 93 (4.29%) JIRA
3 45 (2.08%) Cucumber
4 37 (1.71%) Subversion
4 37 (1.71%) WebDriver
5 36 (1.66%) Git (software)
6 24 (1.11%) Visual Studio
7 22 (1.02%) SpecFlow
7 22 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
8 21 (0.97%) HP UFT
9 14 (0.65%) SoapUI
10 13 (0.60%) Jenkins
10 13 (0.60%) JMeter
10 13 (0.60%) JUnit
10 13 (0.60%) Maven
11 11 (0.51%) Protractor
11 11 (0.51%) TestNG
12 10 (0.46%) Jasmine
12 10 (0.46%) Zephyr
13 8 (0.37%) Appium
General
1 753 (34.76%) Finance
2 239 (11.03%) Retail
3 205 (9.46%) Banking
4 190 (8.77%) Legal
5 136 (6.28%) Telecoms
6 126 (5.82%) Marketing
7 97 (4.48%) Advertising
8 66 (3.05%) Law
9 46 (2.12%) Manufacturing
10 43 (1.99%) Front Office
11 33 (1.52%) Investment Banking
12 32 (1.48%) Back Office
13 29 (1.34%) Electronics
14 26 (1.20%) Games
15 24 (1.11%) Financial Institution
16 22 (1.02%) Billing
17 19 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
18 13 (0.60%) Publishing
19 12 (0.55%) Retail Banking
20 9 (0.42%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (5.72%) .NET
2 93 (4.29%) HTML
3 57 (2.63%) CSS
3 57 (2.63%) Web Services
4 37 (1.71%) XML
5 34 (1.57%) ASP.NET
6 33 (1.52%) REST
7 32 (1.48%) JSON
8 31 (1.43%) SOAP
9 30 (1.39%) jQuery
10 26 (1.20%) EDI
11 22 (1.02%) JSP
12 21 (0.97%) Spring
13 20 (0.92%) Hibernate
14 18 (0.83%) Ajax
14 18 (0.83%) DHTML
14 18 (0.83%) JSTL
14 18 (0.83%) Servlets
14 18 (0.83%) WebSphere MQ
15 17 (0.78%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 394 (18.19%) Analytical Skills
2 246 (11.36%) Management Information System
3 112 (5.17%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 75 (3.46%) User Experience
5 71 (3.28%) FMCG
6 70 (3.23%) Fintech
7 43 (1.99%) Security Operations Centre
8 41 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
9 40 (1.85%) Data Centre
10 37 (1.71%) Self-Motivation
11 36 (1.66%) Virtual Team
12 34 (1.57%) NHS
13 30 (1.39%) Equities
14 29 (1.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 28 (1.29%) Fixed Income
16 25 (1.15%) Hedge funds
17 21 (0.97%) Greenfield Project
17 21 (0.97%) Mobile App
17 21 (0.97%) SWIFT
18 20 (0.92%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 384 (17.73%) Windows
2 195 (9.00%) Linux
3 128 (5.91%) Windows Server
4 80 (3.69%) Unix
5 50 (2.31%) Windows 10
5 50 (2.31%) Windows 7
6 41 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 33 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 24 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 23 (1.06%) Mac OS X
10 11 (0.51%) Android
11 9 (0.42%) Windows 8
12 7 (0.32%) Apple iOS
12 7 (0.32%) Solaris
13 3 (0.14%) AIX
13 3 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.092%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.092%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.046%) CoreOS
15 1 (0.046%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 644 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
2 432 (19.94%) Business Analysis
3 333 (15.37%) Stakeholder Management
4 317 (14.64%) Problem-Solving
5 302 (13.94%) Waterfall
6 294 (13.57%) Information Security
7 285 (13.16%) Mentoring
8 284 (13.11%) Project Management
9 243 (11.22%) Analytics
10 224 (10.34%) ITIL
11 217 (10.02%) Business Intelligence
12 215 (9.93%) Scrum
13 203 (9.37%) User Stories
14 184 (8.49%) User Acceptance Testing
15 179 (8.26%) Test Automation
16 173 (7.99%) SDLC
17 166 (7.66%) SIEM
18 155 (7.16%) Change Management
19 150 (6.93%) Vulnerability Management
20 131 (6.05%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 598 (27.61%) SQL
2 186 (8.59%) Java
3 175 (8.08%) Python
4 127 (5.86%) C#
5 117 (5.40%) R
6 98 (4.52%) JavaScript
7 83 (3.83%) PowerShell
8 51 (2.35%) VBA
9 46 (2.12%) T-SQL
10 34 (1.57%) PL/SQL
11 31 (1.43%) C++
12 28 (1.29%) C
13 27 (1.25%) VB.NET
14 23 (1.06%) PHP
15 21 (0.97%) Shell Script
16 16 (0.74%) VB
17 11 (0.51%) MATLAB
18 10 (0.46%) Ruby
19 9 (0.42%) RPG
19 9 (0.42%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 248 (11.45%) Degree
2 185 (8.54%) CISSP
3 158 (7.29%) SANS
4 147 (6.79%) ISEB
5 124 (5.72%) CREST Certified
6 66 (3.05%) CISM
7 56 (2.59%) ISTQB
8 50 (2.31%) Security Cleared
9 47 (2.17%) SC Cleared
10 37 (1.71%) CEH
11 33 (1.52%) CISA
12 32 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
13 29 (1.34%) GCIA
14 24 (1.11%) GCIH
15 23 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
15 23 (1.06%) MCSE
16 22 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
17 21 (0.97%) GIAC
18 18 (0.83%) CBAP
18 18 (0.83%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 189 (8.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 170 (7.85%) QA
3 145 (6.69%) GDPR
4 130 (6.00%) PCI DSS
5 79 (3.65%) SLA
6 53 (2.45%) PMO
7 49 (2.26%) Data Quality
8 22 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 14 (0.65%) SEPA
10 10 (0.46%) Cyber Essentials
10 10 (0.46%) MiFID
11 8 (0.37%) Dodd-Frank
11 8 (0.37%) EMIR
11 8 (0.37%) ISO 20022
11 8 (0.37%) P3O
12 7 (0.32%) COBIT
12 7 (0.32%) IFRS
12 7 (0.32%) IFRS 9
13 6 (0.28%) Actionable Recommendations
13 6 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 155 (7.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 154 (7.11%) Active Directory
3 17 (0.78%) Hyper-V
3 17 (0.78%) vSphere
4 12 (0.55%) Docker
5 5 (0.23%) XenApp
6 4 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (0.14%) GPFS
7 3 (0.14%) Snort
7 3 (0.14%) Terminal Services
7 3 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.092%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.046%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.046%) iptables
9 1 (0.046%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.046%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 42 (1.94%) SCCM
2 25 (1.15%) CSIRT
3 15 (0.69%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 15 (0.69%) WSUS
4 13 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
5 10 (0.46%) Nessus
6 9 (0.42%) Control-M
6 9 (0.42%) QRadar
7 6 (0.28%) Core Impact
7 6 (0.28%) HP ALM
7 6 (0.28%) Nexpose
7 6 (0.28%) OpenVAS
8 5 (0.23%) Ansible
8 5 (0.23%) Kubernetes
8 5 (0.23%) WebSphere Cast Iron
9 4 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (0.18%) Puppet
10 3 (0.14%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (0.092%) DameWare
11 2 (0.092%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 419 (19.34%) Microsoft
2 171 (7.89%) VMware
3 166 (7.66%) Cisco
4 141 (6.51%) Oracle
5 121 (5.59%) SAP
6 108 (4.99%) Tableau
7 53 (2.45%) Google
8 51 (2.35%) HP
9 49 (2.26%) Citrix
10 38 (1.75%) Sun
11 27 (1.25%) CheckPoint
12 22 (1.02%) Adobe
13 20 (0.92%) Splunk
14 14 (0.65%) ServiceNow
14 14 (0.65%) WorldPay
15 13 (0.60%) Alteryx
15 13 (0.60%) Bloomberg
15 13 (0.60%) Perforce
15 13 (0.60%) Qualys
15 13 (0.60%) Salesforce.com