Period
to 18 October 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Analyst was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 October 2017.

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 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 248 230 207
Rank change year-on-year -18 -23 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 2428 2837 3638
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.39% 1.48% 1.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.45% 1.53% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1771 2419 2936
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +1.02% +8.89%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% -2.25% +4.71%

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 167288 184870 210158
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.79% 96.44% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 134009 154979 174143
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 18 October 2017.

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 18 October 2017. 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 -21 2243 £50,000 - 164
UK excluding London -24 1292 £45,000 +3.45% 103
London +11 1121 £60,000 - 81
North of England -21 338 £46,000 +15.00% 31
South East -41 292 £47,500 - 26
Midlands -36 191 £42,500 - 8
Yorkshire +2 190 £42,500 +6.25% 13
South West +4 166 £42,500 -5.56% 10
Scotland +37 156 £45,000 - 17
North West -31 141 £50,000 +25.00% 17
East of England -52 136 £40,000 -15.79% 8
West Midlands -16 130 £42,500 +2.41% 8
East Midlands +9 61 £45,000 +5.88%
Wales -12 17 £41,500 +18.57% 2
North East +5 7 £38,500 +10.00% 1
Northern Ireland -23 3 £37,500 -6.25% 1

Senior Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 October 2017, Senior Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Senior Analyst in the job title.

1 941 (38.76%) Finance
2 656 (27.02%) Agile Software Development
3 636 (26.19%) SQL
4 528 (21.75%) Business Analysis
5 518 (21.33%) Analytical Skills
6 419 (17.26%) Banking
7 413 (17.01%) Retail
8 372 (15.32%) Microsoft
9 325 (13.39%) Windows
10 307 (12.64%) Degree
11 299 (12.31%) Project Management
12 288 (11.86%) Asset Management
13 285 (11.74%) SDLC
14 254 (10.46%) Business Intelligence
15 243 (10.01%) Stakeholder Management
16 241 (9.93%) Test Automation
17 240 (9.88%) Investment Banking
17 240 (9.88%) Retail Banking
18 227 (9.35%) Wealth Management
19 222 (9.14%) Analytics
20 218 (8.98%) QA
21 210 (8.65%) Microsoft Excel
21 210 (8.65%) ITIL
22 209 (8.61%) Mentoring
23 198 (8.15%) SQL Server
24 195 (8.03%) Microsoft Office
25 185 (7.62%) Marketing
25 185 (7.62%) Data Analysis
26 177 (7.29%) Oracle
27 170 (7.00%) Scrum

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
1 106 (4.37%) SAS
2 67 (2.76%) MS Exchange
3 49 (2.02%) SharePoint
4 40 (1.65%) Confluence
5 31 (1.28%) Tomcat
6 29 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
6 29 (1.19%) IIS
7 21 (0.86%) Skype for Business
8 18 (0.74%) JBoss
9 14 (0.58%) Apache
10 13 (0.54%) CMS
11 10 (0.41%) Apache Spark
12 9 (0.37%) IBM Domino
13 5 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
13 5 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
14 4 (0.16%) ArcGIS
14 4 (0.16%) Elasticsearch
14 4 (0.16%) Umbraco
15 3 (0.12%) IBM Notes
15 3 (0.12%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 210 (8.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 195 (8.03%) Microsoft Office
3 76 (3.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 71 (2.92%) MS Visio
5 29 (1.19%) SPSS
6 13 (0.54%) Microsoft Project
7 5 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.041%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.041%) Camtasia
8 1 (0.041%) CATIA
8 1 (0.041%) Mathcad
8 1 (0.041%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.041%) Siemens NX
8 1 (0.041%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 31 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
2 22 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
3 19 (0.78%) SAP MM
4 14 (0.58%) Oracle EBS R12
5 13 (0.54%) Endur
6 12 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
7 11 (0.45%) Payment Gateway
7 11 (0.45%) SAP PP
8 9 (0.37%) Markit EDM
8 9 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
8 9 (0.37%) Oracle Cash Management
8 9 (0.37%) Oracle General Ledger
8 9 (0.37%) Oracle Payables
8 9 (0.37%) Oracle Receivables
8 9 (0.37%) SAP MII
8 9 (0.37%) SAP PP-PI
9 8 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
9 8 (0.33%) Oracle Assets
10 7 (0.29%) SAP LE
11 6 (0.25%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 84 (3.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 79 (3.25%) Office 365
3 51 (2.10%) Amazon AWS
4 38 (1.57%) SaaS
5 15 (0.62%) IaaS
5 15 (0.62%) PaaS
6 12 (0.49%) Google Analytics
7 11 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
8 10 (0.41%) Adobe Analytics
9 7 (0.29%) BlazeMeter
9 7 (0.29%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 5 (0.21%) Dynamics 365
10 5 (0.21%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 4 (0.16%) Datadog
11 4 (0.16%) Mimecast
12 3 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.12%) G Suite
13 2 (0.082%) BrowserStack
13 2 (0.082%) Chartbeat
13 2 (0.082%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 104 (4.28%) Firewall
2 76 (3.13%) TCP/IP
3 73 (3.01%) VPN
4 62 (2.55%) LAN
5 61 (2.51%) WAN
6 60 (2.47%) Network Security
7 53 (2.18%) DNS
8 42 (1.73%) DHCP
9 35 (1.44%) Remote Desktop
9 35 (1.44%) VLAN
10 34 (1.40%) Internet
11 33 (1.36%) SAN
12 31 (1.28%) MPLS
13 28 (1.15%) Cisco ASA
14 23 (0.95%) Wireless
15 22 (0.91%) HTTP
16 19 (0.78%) Intrusion Detection
17 18 (0.74%) FTP
17 18 (0.74%) SSL
18 17 (0.70%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 198 (8.15%) SQL Server
2 74 (3.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 72 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
4 71 (2.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 69 (2.84%) Relational Database
6 57 (2.35%) BusinessObjects
7 46 (1.89%) MySQL
8 36 (1.48%) Big Data
8 36 (1.48%) RDBMS
9 35 (1.44%) Power BI
10 34 (1.40%) Oracle Database
11 32 (1.32%) Crystal Reports
12 31 (1.28%) QlikView
13 25 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
14 24 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 23 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
16 21 (0.86%) Oracle BI EE
17 18 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
18 16 (0.66%) Hadoop
18 16 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 150 (6.18%) JIRA
2 139 (5.72%) Selenium
3 83 (3.42%) Cucumber
4 72 (2.97%) SoapUI
5 43 (1.77%) Jenkins
5 43 (1.77%) WebDriver
6 40 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
7 38 (1.57%) Visual Studio
8 36 (1.48%) SpecFlow
9 32 (1.32%) Oracle Forms
10 31 (1.28%) HP UFT
11 24 (0.99%) JMeter
12 22 (0.91%) Git (software)
13 14 (0.58%) JUnit
14 13 (0.54%) Appium
14 13 (0.54%) Eclipse
15 12 (0.49%) Maven
16 11 (0.45%) JBehave
16 11 (0.45%) Ranorex
16 11 (0.45%) WATIR
General
1 941 (38.76%) Finance
2 419 (17.26%) Banking
3 413 (17.01%) Retail
4 240 (9.88%) Investment Banking
4 240 (9.88%) Retail Banking
5 185 (7.62%) Marketing
6 116 (4.78%) Legal
7 98 (4.04%) Back Office
8 66 (2.72%) Manufacturing
9 51 (2.10%) Telecoms
10 47 (1.94%) Front Office
11 42 (1.73%) Advertising
12 32 (1.32%) Law
13 30 (1.24%) Publishing
14 19 (0.78%) Games
15 16 (0.66%) Electronics
15 16 (0.66%) Financial Institution
16 15 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
17 11 (0.45%) Vietnamese Language
18 9 (0.37%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (4.28%) XML
2 97 (4.00%) .NET
3 74 (3.05%) Web Services
4 57 (2.35%) SOAP
5 51 (2.10%) HTML
6 43 (1.77%) ASP.NET
7 42 (1.73%) CSS
8 36 (1.48%) Gherkin
9 30 (1.24%) REST
10 24 (0.99%) J2EE
11 23 (0.95%) JSON
12 21 (0.86%) EDI
13 20 (0.82%) Hibernate
13 20 (0.82%) Struts
13 20 (0.82%) XSLT
14 19 (0.78%) Spring
15 18 (0.74%) JBoss Seam
15 18 (0.74%) XHTML
16 15 (0.62%) .NET Framework
17 13 (0.54%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 518 (21.33%) Analytical Skills
2 150 (6.18%) Management Information System
3 80 (3.29%) Computer Science
4 59 (2.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 53 (2.18%) Credit Risk
5 53 (2.18%) Fintech
6 48 (1.98%) Derivative
7 47 (1.94%) Equities
8 46 (1.89%) Mobile App
9 44 (1.81%) User Experience
10 34 (1.40%) Data Centre
11 33 (1.36%) OTC Derivatives
12 26 (1.07%) Greenfield Project
13 24 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
13 24 (0.99%) Fixed Income
14 23 (0.95%) iPad
15 22 (0.91%) Video Conferencing
16 19 (0.78%) Virtual Team
17 18 (0.74%) PMI
18 17 (0.70%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 325 (13.39%) Windows
2 104 (4.28%) Linux
3 88 (3.62%) Windows Server
4 68 (2.80%) Windows 7
5 67 (2.76%) Unix
5 67 (2.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 51 (2.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 50 (2.06%) Android
8 32 (1.32%) Apple iOS
8 32 (1.32%) Windows 10
9 26 (1.07%) Windows Server 2003
10 20 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 19 (0.78%) Solaris
12 13 (0.54%) Windows Phone
13 11 (0.45%) VxWorks
14 10 (0.41%) Windows NT
15 7 (0.29%) Kali Linux
16 6 (0.25%) Windows 8
17 5 (0.21%) Mac OS
18 4 (0.16%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 656 (27.02%) Agile Software Development
2 528 (21.75%) Business Analysis
3 299 (12.31%) Project Management
4 288 (11.86%) Asset Management
5 285 (11.74%) SDLC
6 254 (10.46%) Business Intelligence
7 243 (10.01%) Stakeholder Management
8 241 (9.93%) Test Automation
9 227 (9.35%) Wealth Management
10 222 (9.14%) Analytics
11 210 (8.65%) ITIL
12 209 (8.61%) Mentoring
13 185 (7.62%) Data Analysis
14 170 (7.00%) Scrum
15 160 (6.59%) User Acceptance Testing
16 154 (6.34%) CRM
17 142 (5.85%) User Stories
18 135 (5.56%) Waterfall
19 127 (5.23%) E-Commerce
20 111 (4.57%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 636 (26.19%) SQL
2 145 (5.97%) Java
3 130 (5.35%) Python
4 121 (4.98%) C#
5 63 (2.59%) PowerShell
6 57 (2.35%) R
7 51 (2.10%) JavaScript
7 51 (2.10%) T-SQL
8 50 (2.06%) PL/SQL
9 45 (1.85%) VB
10 35 (1.44%) Ruby
11 34 (1.40%) C
12 30 (1.24%) VBA
13 28 (1.15%) Perl
14 22 (0.91%) C++
15 17 (0.70%) PHP
15 17 (0.70%) Shell Script
16 16 (0.66%) VB.NET
17 14 (0.58%) Bash Shell
18 7 (0.29%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 307 (12.64%) Degree
2 128 (5.27%) ISEB
3 80 (3.29%) Security Cleared
4 69 (2.84%) ISTQB
5 58 (2.39%) CISSP
5 58 (2.39%) SC Cleared
6 47 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
7 40 (1.65%) CCNA
7 40 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
8 32 (1.32%) CISM
9 27 (1.11%) SANS
10 23 (0.95%) Computer Science Degree
11 22 (0.91%) DV Cleared
12 21 (0.86%) GCIH
12 21 (0.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 21 (0.86%) MCP
13 20 (0.82%) CBAP
13 20 (0.82%) GIAC
14 19 (0.78%) GCIA
14 19 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 218 (8.98%) QA
2 73 (3.01%) SLA
3 49 (2.02%) Data Quality
4 47 (1.94%) PMO
5 30 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 28 (1.15%) Basel III
7 17 (0.70%) PCI DSS
8 13 (0.54%) COBIT
8 13 (0.54%) GDPR
9 10 (0.41%) MiFID
9 10 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 9 (0.37%) Solvency II
11 8 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials
11 8 (0.33%) GAAP
12 7 (0.29%) ISO 20022
13 6 (0.25%) CRD IV
14 5 (0.21%) COSO
15 4 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
15 4 (0.16%) ISO 8583
15 4 (0.16%) SEPA
System Software
1 151 (6.22%) Active Directory
2 85 (3.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (1.24%) Hyper-V
4 29 (1.19%) vSphere
5 28 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
6 23 (0.95%) XenApp
7 21 (0.86%) Terminal Services
8 13 (0.54%) XenServer
9 12 (0.49%) KVM
9 12 (0.49%) VMware Workstation
10 11 (0.45%) Docker
10 11 (0.45%) XenDesktop
11 9 (0.37%) Virtual Desktop
12 8 (0.33%) Snort
13 6 (0.25%) VMware NSX
14 5 (0.21%) Terminal Server
15 2 (0.082%) Virtual Machines
15 2 (0.082%) Virtual Servers
16 1 (0.041%) NFS
16 1 (0.041%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 35 (1.44%) SCCM
2 31 (1.28%) WSUS
3 27 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
4 20 (0.82%) vCenter Server
5 13 (0.54%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 12 (0.49%) Nessus
6 12 (0.49%) ZABBIX
7 10 (0.41%) Backup Exec
7 10 (0.41%) CSIRT
8 9 (0.37%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 6 (0.25%) Norton AntiVirus
10 5 (0.21%) Ansible
10 5 (0.21%) SCOM
11 4 (0.16%) Control-M
11 4 (0.16%) FortiGate
11 4 (0.16%) Malwarebytes
11 4 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
11 4 (0.16%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 3 (0.12%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 3 (0.12%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 372 (15.32%) Microsoft
2 177 (7.29%) Oracle
3 108 (4.45%) SAP
4 107 (4.41%) VMware
5 106 (4.37%) Citrix
6 100 (4.12%) Tableau
7 98 (4.04%) Cisco
8 54 (2.22%) HP
9 47 (1.94%) Sybase
10 39 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
11 36 (1.48%) Google
12 29 (1.19%) CheckPoint
13 25 (1.03%) F5
14 24 (0.99%) Palo Alto
15 23 (0.95%) Symantec
16 19 (0.78%) Siebel
17 18 (0.74%) Adobe
17 18 (0.74%) Red Hat
18 17 (0.70%) Informatica
18 17 (0.70%) Qualys