Period
to

The median annual salary for a Senior Analyst was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 August 2022.

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
17 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 268 349 300
Rank change year-on-year +81 -49 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 2,471 1,113 658
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.48% 0.96% 1.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.61% 1.05% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1,448 786 474
10th Percentile £37,186 £36,000 £36,250
25th Percentile £44,350 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £65,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £77,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,950 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.81% +2.11% -

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 153,117 105,830 58,330
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.96% 91.62% 94.85%
Number of salaries quoted 83,002 74,205 47,663
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £43,750 £41,250 £40,052
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,258 £88,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%

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 August 2022.

Salary histogram for Senior Analyst in the UK

Senior Analyst
Top 17 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 August 2022. 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 +76 2,144 £55,000 +4.76% 144
London +42 1,151 £65,000 +8.33% 62
UK excluding London +97 1,093 £50,000 +8.81% 88
Work from Home +90 1,088 £55,000 +10.00% 53
North of England +56 262 £50,000 +11.11% 23
South East +28 238 £62,500 +25.00% 14
Midlands +15 220 £48,000 -1.03% 18
West Midlands +36 174 £48,000 -3.03% 13
Yorkshire +52 134 £50,000 +11.11% 10
East of England -15 119 £55,000 +34.15% 6
South West +48 111 £45,000 +7.14% 19
North West 0 111 £52,500 +16.67% 11
Scotland +30 99 £50,000 +5.26% 7
East Midlands -3 44 £48,250 +7.22% 5
Wales +8 40 £40,000 -27.27% 1
North East -4 17 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Northern Ireland - 12 £50,000 -

Senior Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 August 2022, Senior Analyst job roles required the following 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.

1 935 (37.84%) Agile
2 803 (32.50%) Social Skills
3 798 (32.29%) Finance
4 787 (31.85%) SQL
5 603 (24.40%) Analytics
6 577 (23.35%) Analytical Skills
7 477 (19.30%) Python
7 477 (19.30%) Business Intelligence
8 433 (17.52%) Business Analysis
9 403 (16.31%) Problem-Solving
10 390 (15.78%) Data Analysis
11 381 (15.42%) Degree
12 371 (15.01%) Power Platform
13 367 (14.85%) Power BI
14 358 (14.49%) Tableau
15 337 (13.64%) Visualisation
16 299 (12.10%) Decision-Making
17 292 (11.82%) Stakeholder Management
18 290 (11.74%) Mentoring
19 280 (11.33%) Microsoft
20 276 (11.17%) R
21 267 (10.81%) Marketing
22 258 (10.44%) User Stories
23 248 (10.04%) Data Visualisation
24 240 (9.71%) QA
25 235 (9.51%) Data Analytics
26 226 (9.15%) JIRA
27 217 (8.78%) Waterfall
28 203 (8.22%) Customer Service
29 202 (8.17%) 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
1 147 (5.95%) SAS
2 73 (2.95%) Apache Spark
3 66 (2.67%) Confluence
4 33 (1.34%) SharePoint
5 11 (0.45%) Apache Airflow
6 9 (0.36%) IIS
7 8 (0.32%) MS Exchange
8 6 (0.24%) R Markdown
9 5 (0.20%) Apache
9 5 (0.20%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.16%) Cloud Foundry
10 4 (0.16%) CMS
10 4 (0.16%) Jupyter
11 3 (0.12%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.081%) Appian
12 2 (0.081%) JBoss
13 1 (0.040%) CICS
13 1 (0.040%) Exchange Server 2013
13 1 (0.040%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 202 (8.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 155 (6.27%) Microsoft Office
3 95 (3.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 62 (2.51%) MS Visio
5 36 (1.46%) SPSS
6 18 (0.73%) Microsoft Project
7 12 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
8 9 (0.36%) Stata
9 4 (0.16%) Abaqus
Business Applications
1 22 (0.89%) Workday HCM
2 6 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.24%) SAP S/4HANA
2 6 (0.24%) thinkFolio
3 5 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.16%) Aladdin
4 4 (0.16%) NetSuite
4 4 (0.16%) SAP CO
4 4 (0.16%) SAP FI
4 4 (0.16%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (0.12%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.081%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.081%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.081%) Oracle SCM
6 2 (0.081%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.081%) Shopify
7 1 (0.040%) Cloudability
7 1 (0.040%) OpenText VIM for SAP
7 1 (0.040%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.040%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 371 (15.01%) Power Platform
2 160 (6.48%) Azure
3 118 (4.78%) Google Analytics
4 116 (4.69%) AWS
5 112 (4.53%) Microsoft 365
6 94 (3.80%) SaaS
7 71 (2.87%) GCP
8 41 (1.66%) OpenShift
8 41 (1.66%) Snowflake
9 33 (1.34%) dbt
10 29 (1.17%) Azure Active Directory
11 26 (1.05%) Tricentis Tosca
12 25 (1.01%) PaaS
13 21 (0.85%) Azure Sentinel
14 20 (0.81%) Azure DevOps
14 20 (0.81%) Google Data Studio
15 19 (0.77%) Dynamics 365
16 18 (0.73%) Adobe Analytics
17 16 (0.65%) Google Ads
18 15 (0.61%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 70 (2.83%) Firewall
2 39 (1.58%) LAN
3 38 (1.54%) WAN
4 36 (1.46%) Kerberos
5 33 (1.34%) DNS
6 28 (1.13%) VPN
7 27 (1.09%) Broadband
7 27 (1.09%) IP Telephony
8 23 (0.93%) Network Security
8 23 (0.93%) TCP/IP
9 19 (0.77%) DHCP
9 19 (0.77%) Wi-Fi
10 18 (0.73%) MPLS
10 18 (0.73%) SD-WAN
11 17 (0.69%) Internet
12 14 (0.57%) VLAN
12 14 (0.57%) Wireless
13 11 (0.45%) Intrusion Detection
14 10 (0.40%) Fibre Channel
14 10 (0.40%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 367 (14.85%) Power BI
2 358 (14.49%) Tableau
3 122 (4.94%) Data Warehouse
4 110 (4.45%) SQL Server
5 94 (3.80%) Data Mining
6 71 (2.87%) Big Data
7 64 (2.59%) BigQuery
8 61 (2.47%) Looker
9 51 (2.06%) Hadoop
10 50 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 44 (1.78%) Apache Hive
12 40 (1.62%) BusinessObjects
13 37 (1.50%) Data Lake
14 35 (1.42%) Power Query
14 35 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 32 (1.30%) QlikView
16 30 (1.21%) Relational Database
17 29 (1.17%) Amazon Redshift
18 28 (1.13%) Qlik Sense
19 18 (0.73%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 226 (9.15%) JIRA
2 84 (3.40%) Git (software)
3 83 (3.36%) Selenium
4 44 (1.78%) Cucumber
5 42 (1.70%) Jenkins
6 39 (1.58%) Postman
7 36 (1.46%) Maven
8 30 (1.21%) GitLab
9 25 (1.01%) eggPlant
9 25 (1.01%) SoapUI
10 21 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
11 16 (0.65%) Appium
12 11 (0.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 7 (0.28%) JMeter
14 6 (0.24%) WebDriver
15 5 (0.20%) Charles Proxy
15 5 (0.20%) Eclipse
15 5 (0.20%) Ranorex
15 5 (0.20%) Zephyr
16 3 (0.12%) TestRail
General
1 803 (32.50%) Social Skills
2 798 (32.29%) Finance
3 577 (23.35%) Analytical Skills
4 267 (10.81%) Marketing
5 152 (6.15%) Retail
6 142 (5.75%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 139 (5.63%) Banking
8 112 (4.53%) Legal
9 92 (3.72%) Public Sector
10 75 (3.04%) Presentation Skills
11 72 (2.91%) Law
12 69 (2.79%) Pharmaceutical
13 67 (2.71%) Influencing Skills
14 61 (2.47%) Advertising
15 57 (2.31%) Telecoms
16 55 (2.23%) Organisational Skills
17 52 (2.10%) Manufacturing
18 41 (1.66%) Back Office
19 35 (1.42%) Automotive
19 35 (1.42%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (2.31%) Web Services
2 41 (1.66%) RESTful
3 38 (1.54%) .NET
3 38 (1.54%) Spring Boot
4 36 (1.46%) JavaFX
4 36 (1.46%) Swing
5 35 (1.42%) XML
6 26 (1.05%) Kafka
7 25 (1.01%) JMS
8 20 (0.81%) HTML
8 20 (0.81%) Shiny
9 17 (0.69%) Gherkin
10 14 (0.57%) CSS
10 14 (0.57%) Pandas
11 10 (0.40%) COM
11 10 (0.40%) PySpark
12 8 (0.32%) FIX Protocol
12 8 (0.32%) JSON
12 8 (0.32%) REST
12 8 (0.32%) WebdriverIO
Miscellaneous
1 112 (4.53%) Management Information System
2 101 (4.09%) User Experience
3 85 (3.44%) Self-Motivation
4 78 (3.16%) Data Structures
5 48 (1.94%) Credit Risk
6 33 (1.34%) Cyberthreat
7 28 (1.13%) Blog
7 28 (1.13%) Cyberattack
8 27 (1.09%) Virtual Team
9 26 (1.05%) Algorithms
10 25 (1.01%) Fixed Income
10 25 (1.01%) Mobile App
10 25 (1.01%) Reinsurance
11 24 (0.97%) Public Cloud
12 23 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 22 (0.89%) Data Centre
14 20 (0.81%) Equities
14 20 (0.81%) Security Operations Centre
15 18 (0.73%) NHS
16 17 (0.69%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 166 (6.72%) Windows
2 91 (3.68%) Linux
3 47 (1.90%) Windows 10
4 45 (1.82%) Windows Server
5 26 (1.05%) Unix
6 18 (0.73%) Android
6 18 (0.73%) Apple iOS
7 13 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (0.40%) Mac OS
9 10 (0.40%) Windows Server 2016
10 8 (0.32%) AIX
11 6 (0.24%) CentOS
12 4 (0.16%) Solaris
12 4 (0.16%) SUSE
12 4 (0.16%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.12%) Windows Server 2019
14 1 (0.040%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.040%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.040%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 935 (37.84%) Agile
2 603 (24.40%) Analytics
3 477 (19.30%) Business Intelligence
4 433 (17.52%) Business Analysis
5 403 (16.31%) Problem-Solving
6 390 (15.78%) Data Analysis
7 337 (13.64%) Visualisation
8 299 (12.10%) Decision-Making
9 292 (11.82%) Stakeholder Management
10 290 (11.74%) Mentoring
11 258 (10.44%) User Stories
12 248 (10.04%) Data Visualisation
13 235 (9.51%) Data Analytics
14 217 (8.78%) Waterfall
15 203 (8.22%) Customer Service
16 180 (7.28%) Project Management
17 179 (7.24%) Scrum
18 176 (7.12%) Statistics
19 175 (7.08%) Test Automation
20 172 (6.96%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 787 (31.85%) SQL
2 477 (19.30%) Python
3 276 (11.17%) R
4 110 (4.45%) Java
5 85 (3.44%) JavaScript
6 48 (1.94%) C#
7 37 (1.50%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 35 (1.42%) C
9 33 (1.34%) T-SQL
10 28 (1.13%) VBA
11 25 (1.01%) Formula Language
12 24 (0.97%) PowerShell
13 19 (0.77%) PL/SQL
14 6 (0.24%) MATLAB
14 6 (0.24%) SAS Macro
15 5 (0.20%) C++
15 5 (0.20%) VB
15 5 (0.20%) VBScript
15 5 (0.20%) XPath
16 4 (0.16%) PHP
Qualifications
1 381 (15.42%) Degree
2 73 (2.95%) Security Cleared
3 45 (1.82%) SC Cleared
4 40 (1.62%) ISTQB
5 38 (1.54%) CISSP
6 36 (1.46%) ISEB
7 33 (1.34%) Computer Science Degree
8 28 (1.13%) Master's Degree
9 27 (1.09%) Numerate Degree
10 21 (0.85%) CEH
10 21 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
11 20 (0.81%) CISA
11 20 (0.81%) GIAC
12 19 (0.77%) CCNP
12 19 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
13 17 (0.69%) GCIA
13 17 (0.69%) GCIH
14 15 (0.61%) MBA
15 14 (0.57%) CISM
16 13 (0.53%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 240 (9.71%) QA
2 86 (3.48%) Data Quality
3 51 (2.06%) SLA
4 48 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 47 (1.90%) PMO
6 26 (1.05%) GRC
7 24 (0.97%) NIST
8 20 (0.81%) PCI DSS
9 14 (0.57%) IFRS
10 13 (0.53%) IFRS 9
11 12 (0.49%) Accessibility
11 12 (0.49%) GDPR
12 10 (0.40%) Cyber Essentials
13 9 (0.36%) SOC 2
14 8 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 8 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27005
14 8 (0.32%) NCSC
14 8 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 7 (0.28%) Actionable Recommendations
16 4 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 120 (4.86%) Active Directory
2 51 (2.06%) Docker
3 37 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
5 8 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (0.28%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.24%) Terminal Services
7 6 (0.24%) Virtual Desktop
8 5 (0.20%) vSphere
9 4 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.081%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.040%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 1 (0.040%) Snort
12 1 (0.040%) VMware NSX
12 1 (0.040%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.040%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.040%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 43 (1.74%) Kubernetes
2 38 (1.54%) Ansible
3 28 (1.13%) SCCM
4 20 (0.81%) Terraform
5 17 (0.69%) QRadar
6 14 (0.57%) SCOM
7 11 (0.45%) CSIRT
8 10 (0.40%) SCSM
9 7 (0.28%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 5 (0.20%) Microsoft Intune
10 5 (0.20%) Single Sign-On
10 5 (0.20%) vCenter Server
11 4 (0.16%) Control-M
11 4 (0.16%) Microsoft Clustering
11 4 (0.16%) Norton AntiVirus
11 4 (0.16%) SCOrch
12 3 (0.12%) WSUS
13 2 (0.081%) Nagios
13 2 (0.081%) Nessus
13 2 (0.081%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 280 (11.33%) Microsoft
2 186 (7.53%) Google
3 100 (4.05%) Oracle
4 84 (3.40%) SAP
5 63 (2.55%) Alteryx
6 62 (2.51%) Workday
7 48 (1.94%) FIS
8 43 (1.74%) VMware
9 41 (1.66%) ServiceNow
10 40 (1.62%) Teradata
11 36 (1.46%) Splunk
12 32 (1.30%) Cisco
13 31 (1.25%) Citrix
14 26 (1.05%) Apple
15 25 (1.01%) CA Agile Central
16 24 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
17 22 (0.89%) Amplitude
18 20 (0.81%) Atlassian
18 20 (0.81%) CheckPoint
19 19 (0.77%) Adobe