Period
to 21 August 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Analyst was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 August 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
21 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 243 229 215
Rank change year-on-year -14 -14 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 2560 2986 3503
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.45% 1.52% 1.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.52% 1.57% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1876 2534 2849
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.04% +8.89%
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +1.15% +4.82%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 168775 190147 210577
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.89% 96.49% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 136047 159941 173454
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,000 £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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -14 2393 £50,000 - 130
UK excluding London -5 1420 £45,000 +2.27% 78
London -8 1126 £60,000 - 63
North of England -20 386 £45,000 +12.50% 19
South East +8 355 £45,000 -10.00% 21
Yorkshire +31 236 £45,000 +16.88% 10
Midlands -43 195 £44,062 +4.29% 10
South West +25 184 £40,000 -5.88% 11
East of England -47 147 £42,500 -10.53% 6
North West -64 139 £47,500 +11.76% 8
West Midlands -41 133 £42,500 +0.59% 7
Scotland +10 129 £45,000 -5.26% 11
East Midlands -13 62 £45,000 +6.91% 3
Wales +13 34 £43,000 +7.50%
North East +10 11 £38,750 +10.71% 1
Isle of Man - 1 - -

Senior Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 951 (37.15%) Finance
2 709 (27.70%) Agile Software Development
3 641 (25.04%) SQL
4 525 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
5 506 (19.77%) Business Analysis
6 445 (17.38%) Microsoft
7 389 (15.20%) Retail
8 387 (15.12%) Windows
9 373 (14.57%) Banking
10 325 (12.70%) Degree
11 323 (12.62%) Project Management
12 280 (10.94%) SDLC
13 270 (10.55%) Stakeholder Management
14 262 (10.23%) Business Intelligence
15 260 (10.16%) Test Automation
16 253 (9.88%) Asset Management
16 253 (9.88%) Mentoring
17 247 (9.65%) ITIL
18 246 (9.61%) Analytics
19 245 (9.57%) Scrum
20 244 (9.53%) Microsoft Excel
21 224 (8.75%) Microsoft Office
21 224 (8.75%) QA
22 210 (8.20%) Investment Banking
23 204 (7.97%) SQL Server
24 203 (7.93%) Retail Banking
25 194 (7.58%) Wealth Management
26 192 (7.50%) Active Directory
27 185 (7.23%) Data Analysis
28 180 (7.03%) User Acceptance Testing

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 84 (3.28%) SAS
2 79 (3.09%) MS Exchange
3 49 (1.91%) SharePoint
4 32 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 32 (1.25%) IIS
5 31 (1.21%) Confluence
6 28 (1.09%) Tomcat
7 14 (0.55%) Apache
7 14 (0.55%) CMS
8 13 (0.51%) Skype for Business
9 12 (0.47%) Apache Spark
10 11 (0.43%) JBoss
11 8 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
11 8 (0.31%) IBM Domino
12 7 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2007
13 6 (0.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 6 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
14 5 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2013
14 5 (0.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 4 (0.16%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 244 (9.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 224 (8.75%) Microsoft Office
3 91 (3.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 90 (3.52%) MS Visio
5 37 (1.45%) SPSS
6 26 (1.02%) Microsoft Project
7 5 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.039%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.039%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.039%) Camtasia
8 1 (0.039%) CATIA
8 1 (0.039%) Mathcad
8 1 (0.039%) Siemens NX
8 1 (0.039%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 22 (0.86%) Oracle EBS
1 22 (0.86%) SAP MM
2 19 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
3 15 (0.59%) SAP CO
3 15 (0.59%) SAP FI
3 15 (0.59%) SAP FI/CO
4 13 (0.51%) Oracle Applications
5 12 (0.47%) Endur
5 12 (0.47%) Oracle Payables
5 12 (0.47%) Oracle Receivables
5 12 (0.47%) SAP LE
6 11 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
7 10 (0.39%) Oracle Cash Management
7 10 (0.39%) Oracle General Ledger
8 9 (0.35%) Oracle Assets
8 9 (0.35%) SAP MII
8 9 (0.35%) SAP PP
8 9 (0.35%) SAP PP-PI
9 8 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
10 7 (0.27%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 83 (3.24%) Office 365
2 78 (3.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 53 (2.07%) SaaS
4 42 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
5 17 (0.66%) Adobe Analytics
5 17 (0.66%) PaaS
6 16 (0.63%) Google Analytics
6 16 (0.63%) IaaS
7 7 (0.27%) G Suite
7 7 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (0.27%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 6 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.23%) Slack
9 5 (0.20%) Mimecast
9 5 (0.20%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 4 (0.16%) Datadog
11 3 (0.12%) BrowserStack
11 3 (0.12%) Chartbeat
12 2 (0.078%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.078%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 119 (4.65%) Firewall
2 103 (4.02%) TCP/IP
3 82 (3.20%) LAN
4 75 (2.93%) VPN
4 75 (2.93%) WAN
5 63 (2.46%) DNS
6 54 (2.11%) SAN
7 53 (2.07%) Network Security
8 52 (2.03%) Internet
9 48 (1.88%) DHCP
10 36 (1.41%) VLAN
11 32 (1.25%) MPLS
12 30 (1.17%) Cisco ASA
12 30 (1.17%) HTTP
13 26 (1.02%) Remote Desktop
14 21 (0.82%) Wi-Fi
14 21 (0.82%) Wireless
15 20 (0.78%) FTP
16 19 (0.74%) SSL
16 19 (0.74%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 204 (7.97%) SQL Server
2 85 (3.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 80 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
4 75 (2.93%) Relational Database
5 71 (2.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 47 (1.84%) BusinessObjects
6 47 (1.84%) MySQL
7 39 (1.52%) Big Data
8 38 (1.48%) QlikView
9 34 (1.33%) Oracle Database
10 31 (1.21%) Oracle Reports
10 31 (1.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 29 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
12 28 (1.09%) Power BI
12 28 (1.09%) RDBMS
13 24 (0.94%) Oracle BI EE
13 24 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
14 22 (0.86%) Data Mining
15 19 (0.74%) Hadoop
16 17 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 165 (6.45%) Selenium
2 142 (5.55%) JIRA
3 88 (3.44%) Cucumber
4 68 (2.66%) SoapUI
5 56 (2.19%) WebDriver
6 51 (1.99%) Team Foundation Server
7 49 (1.91%) SpecFlow
8 39 (1.52%) Jenkins
9 37 (1.45%) Visual Studio
10 31 (1.21%) HP UFT
11 28 (1.09%) JMeter
12 26 (1.02%) Oracle Forms
13 21 (0.82%) LoadRunner
14 19 (0.74%) Git (software)
15 13 (0.51%) FitNesse
15 13 (0.51%) JBehave
15 13 (0.51%) JUnit
15 13 (0.51%) WATIR
16 11 (0.43%) Maven
17 10 (0.39%) Ranorex
General
1 951 (37.15%) Finance
2 389 (15.20%) Retail
3 373 (14.57%) Banking
4 210 (8.20%) Investment Banking
5 203 (7.93%) Retail Banking
6 172 (6.72%) Marketing
7 124 (4.84%) Legal
8 93 (3.63%) Back Office
9 79 (3.09%) Telecoms
10 72 (2.81%) Manufacturing
11 53 (2.07%) Front Office
12 52 (2.03%) Advertising
13 41 (1.60%) Law
14 36 (1.41%) Publishing
15 35 (1.37%) Games
16 22 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
17 19 (0.74%) Electronics
18 12 (0.47%) Financial Institution
19 10 (0.39%) Billing
20 8 (0.31%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (4.53%) .NET
2 93 (3.63%) XML
3 56 (2.19%) Web Services
4 52 (2.03%) HTML
5 49 (1.91%) SOAP
6 47 (1.84%) ASP.NET
7 42 (1.64%) Gherkin
8 35 (1.37%) CSS
9 33 (1.29%) REST
10 25 (0.98%) EDI
11 24 (0.94%) JSON
12 18 (0.70%) J2EE
13 14 (0.55%) .NET Framework
13 14 (0.55%) Hibernate
13 14 (0.55%) jQuery
14 13 (0.51%) Spring
14 13 (0.51%) XSLT
15 12 (0.47%) FIX Protocol
15 12 (0.47%) Struts
15 12 (0.47%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 525 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
2 157 (6.13%) Management Information System
3 104 (4.06%) Computer Science
4 66 (2.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 60 (2.34%) Derivative
6 55 (2.15%) Equities
6 55 (2.15%) Mobile App
7 53 (2.07%) User Experience
8 48 (1.88%) Credit Risk
9 42 (1.64%) Fintech
10 38 (1.48%) Data Centre
11 34 (1.33%) OTC Derivatives
12 32 (1.25%) Greenfield Project
13 31 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
14 30 (1.17%) iPad
14 30 (1.17%) NHS
14 30 (1.17%) Security Operations Centre
15 27 (1.05%) Fixed Income
16 22 (0.86%) Blackberry
16 22 (0.86%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 387 (15.12%) Windows
2 123 (4.80%) Linux
3 121 (4.73%) Windows Server
4 97 (3.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 86 (3.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 75 (2.93%) Windows 7
7 66 (2.58%) Unix
8 62 (2.42%) Android
9 38 (1.48%) Windows 10
10 35 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
11 32 (1.25%) Apple iOS
12 22 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 21 (0.82%) VxWorks
14 15 (0.59%) Solaris
15 10 (0.39%) Windows Phone
16 9 (0.35%) Windows 8
17 8 (0.31%) Kali Linux
17 8 (0.31%) Windows NT
18 6 (0.23%) Mac OS X
19 5 (0.20%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 709 (27.70%) Agile Software Development
2 506 (19.77%) Business Analysis
3 323 (12.62%) Project Management
4 280 (10.94%) SDLC
5 270 (10.55%) Stakeholder Management
6 262 (10.23%) Business Intelligence
7 260 (10.16%) Test Automation
8 253 (9.88%) Asset Management
8 253 (9.88%) Mentoring
9 247 (9.65%) ITIL
10 246 (9.61%) Analytics
11 245 (9.57%) Scrum
12 194 (7.58%) Wealth Management
13 185 (7.23%) Data Analysis
14 180 (7.03%) User Acceptance Testing
15 165 (6.45%) User Stories
16 163 (6.37%) CRM
16 163 (6.37%) Waterfall
17 138 (5.39%) Process Improvement
18 127 (4.96%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 641 (25.04%) SQL
2 176 (6.88%) Java
3 131 (5.12%) Python
4 128 (5.00%) C#
5 68 (2.66%) JavaScript
6 62 (2.42%) PowerShell
7 55 (2.15%) PL/SQL
8 49 (1.91%) C
9 47 (1.84%) R
9 47 (1.84%) T-SQL
10 41 (1.60%) Ruby
10 41 (1.60%) VBA
11 37 (1.45%) VB
12 35 (1.37%) C++
13 26 (1.02%) Perl
14 22 (0.86%) PHP
15 21 (0.82%) Bash Shell
16 17 (0.66%) VB.NET
17 8 (0.31%) Shell Script
18 5 (0.20%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 325 (12.70%) Degree
2 163 (6.37%) ISEB
3 105 (4.10%) ISTQB
4 92 (3.59%) Security Cleared
5 76 (2.97%) CISSP
6 62 (2.42%) Microsoft Certification
7 60 (2.34%) Cisco Certification
8 57 (2.23%) SC Cleared
9 51 (1.99%) CCNA
10 47 (1.84%) DV Cleared
11 37 (1.45%) SANS
12 35 (1.37%) CISM
12 35 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
13 33 (1.29%) MCP
14 32 (1.25%) GCIA
15 25 (0.98%) GCIH
16 23 (0.90%) Computer Science Degree
17 22 (0.86%) GIAC
18 18 (0.70%) MCSA
18 18 (0.70%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 224 (8.75%) QA
2 62 (2.42%) SLA
3 52 (2.03%) PMO
4 43 (1.68%) Data Quality
5 39 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 28 (1.09%) Basel III
7 24 (0.94%) PCI DSS
8 16 (0.63%) COBIT
9 13 (0.51%) Solvency II
10 12 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 11 (0.43%) MiFID
12 9 (0.35%) GDPR
13 8 (0.31%) ISO 9000
14 6 (0.23%) CRD IV
14 6 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials
14 6 (0.23%) IFRS
14 6 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 5 (0.20%) COSO
15 5 (0.20%) GAAP
16 4 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 192 (7.50%) Active Directory
2 100 (3.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (1.56%) Hyper-V
4 30 (1.17%) vSphere
5 28 (1.09%) XenApp
6 27 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
7 25 (0.98%) Snort
8 24 (0.94%) Terminal Services
9 18 (0.70%) XenDesktop
10 16 (0.63%) KVM
11 15 (0.59%) Virtual Desktop
12 14 (0.55%) VMware Workstation
12 14 (0.55%) XenServer
13 6 (0.23%) Docker
13 6 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
13 6 (0.23%) VMware NSX
14 4 (0.16%) DFS Replication
14 4 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
14 4 (0.16%) Terminal Server
15 3 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 47 (1.84%) SCCM
2 33 (1.29%) WSUS
3 30 (1.17%) HP Quality Center
4 19 (0.74%) vCenter Server
5 14 (0.55%) ZABBIX
6 13 (0.51%) Nessus
7 12 (0.47%) Nmap
8 6 (0.23%) Ansible
8 6 (0.23%) Control-M
8 6 (0.23%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 6 (0.23%) RSA enVision
9 5 (0.20%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 5 (0.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 4 (0.16%) Backup Exec
10 4 (0.16%) FortiGate
10 4 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (0.16%) Puppet
11 3 (0.12%) NetBackup
11 3 (0.12%) Norton AntiVirus
11 3 (0.12%) SCOM
Vendors
1 445 (17.38%) Microsoft
2 179 (6.99%) Oracle
3 144 (5.63%) SAP
4 139 (5.43%) VMware
5 113 (4.41%) Citrix
6 108 (4.22%) Cisco
7 105 (4.10%) Tableau
8 62 (2.42%) HP
9 42 (1.64%) Google
9 42 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
10 30 (1.17%) CheckPoint
11 29 (1.13%) Splunk
12 28 (1.09%) LogRhythm
13 26 (1.02%) F5
14 25 (0.98%) ArcSight
15 24 (0.94%) Sybase
16 23 (0.90%) Symantec
17 20 (0.78%) Adobe
17 20 (0.78%) ServiceNow
17 20 (0.78%) Siebel