Period
to 15 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Analyst was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 248 257 234
Rank change year-on-year +9 -23 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 2,269 2,419 2,818
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.38% 1.39% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.44% 1.45% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1,740 1,760 2,407
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £33,173 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year - +2.86% -1.69%

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 157,885 166,786 183,863
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.93% 95.95% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 127,253 133,641 154,192
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
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% - +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 15 October 2018.

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 15 October 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 +10 2,122 £50,000 - 221
UK excluding London +8 1,227 £45,000 - 141
London -6 990 £60,000 - 93
South East +56 409 £48,500 +2.11% 23
North of England +17 339 £45,000 -2.17% 39
North West +54 210 £45,000 -10.00% 21
Midlands +14 170 £44,236 +4.08% 31
Yorkshire -23 122 £42,500 - 17
East of England -2 114 £49,000 +22.50% 11
South West -49 102 £47,500 +11.76% 24
West Midlands -2 95 £45,000 +5.88% 19
East Midlands +13 75 £40,000 -11.11% 11
Scotland -75 66 £45,000 - 8
Wales +31 44 £33,173 -18.09% 5
North East -8 7 £42,500 +10.39% 1
Northern Ireland +7 1 £35,000 -6.67%

Senior Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 15 October 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.

1 792 (34.91%) Finance
2 667 (29.40%) Agile Software Development
3 584 (25.74%) SQL
4 438 (19.30%) Analytical Skills
5 414 (18.25%) Microsoft
6 387 (17.06%) Business Analysis
7 374 (16.48%) Problem-Solving
8 356 (15.69%) Windows
9 338 (14.90%) Stakeholder Management
10 309 (13.62%) Project Management
11 276 (12.16%) Degree
12 267 (11.77%) Waterfall
13 258 (11.37%) ITIL
14 254 (11.19%) Mentoring
15 239 (10.53%) Information Security
16 231 (10.18%) Business Intelligence
16 231 (10.18%) Test Automation
17 225 (9.92%) Banking
17 225 (9.92%) Analytics
18 214 (9.43%) Retail
19 201 (8.86%) SQL Server
20 194 (8.55%) Java
21 193 (8.51%) Scrum
22 189 (8.33%) QA
23 182 (8.02%) User Stories
24 176 (7.76%) SDLC
25 171 (7.54%) Microsoft Excel
25 171 (7.54%) Active Directory
26 170 (7.49%) Legal
27 168 (7.40%) 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 82 (3.61%) SAS
2 72 (3.17%) SharePoint
3 63 (2.78%) Confluence
4 31 (1.37%) MS Exchange
5 21 (0.93%) JBoss
6 20 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
7 17 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
8 15 (0.66%) Skype for Business
9 14 (0.62%) WebLogic
10 12 (0.53%) CMS
10 12 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
11 11 (0.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 9 (0.40%) WebSphere
13 8 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
13 8 (0.35%) IIS
14 6 (0.26%) MQSeries
15 5 (0.22%) Apache Solr
15 5 (0.22%) Apache Spark
15 5 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 5 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 171 (7.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 161 (7.10%) Microsoft Office
3 128 (5.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 50 (2.20%) MS Visio
5 31 (1.37%) Microsoft Project
6 12 (0.53%) SPSS
7 2 (0.088%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.088%) Stata
8 1 (0.044%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.044%) Autodesk Inventor
8 1 (0.044%) EViews
Business Applications
1 24 (1.06%) SAP HR
2 19 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
3 16 (0.71%) SAP ERP
3 16 (0.71%) SAP HCM
4 12 (0.53%) SAP MM
4 12 (0.53%) SAP SD
5 10 (0.44%) Oracle Payables
6 8 (0.35%) Oracle Receivables
6 8 (0.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 7 (0.31%) VisionPLUS
8 6 (0.26%) Oracle ASCP
8 6 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
9 5 (0.22%) SAP CO
9 5 (0.22%) SAP FI
9 5 (0.22%) SAP FI/CO
9 5 (0.22%) thinkFolio
10 4 (0.18%) Demantra
10 4 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
10 4 (0.18%) SAP CRM
10 4 (0.18%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 101 (4.45%) Office 365
2 93 (4.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 65 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
4 38 (1.67%) SaaS
5 34 (1.50%) Google Analytics
6 27 (1.19%) SuccessFactors
7 26 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
8 21 (0.93%) Google Tag Manager
9 19 (0.84%) Adobe Analytics
10 15 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
11 12 (0.53%) AdWords
12 10 (0.44%) BlazeMeter
13 7 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
14 6 (0.26%) Mimecast
15 5 (0.22%) Dynamics 365
15 5 (0.22%) G Suite
15 5 (0.22%) Slack
16 4 (0.18%) BrowserStack
17 3 (0.13%) Amazon S3
18 2 (0.088%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 107 (4.72%) Firewall
2 98 (4.32%) Network Security
3 64 (2.82%) Wi-Fi
4 60 (2.64%) TCP/IP
5 44 (1.94%) DNS
6 43 (1.90%) WAN
7 42 (1.85%) Intrusion Detection
8 40 (1.76%) VPN
9 39 (1.72%) LAN
10 35 (1.54%) Internet
11 25 (1.10%) HTTP
12 24 (1.06%) DHCP
13 20 (0.88%) SAN
14 17 (0.75%) Wireshark
15 16 (0.71%) Unified Communications
16 15 (0.66%) Skype
16 15 (0.66%) VoIP
17 12 (0.53%) VLAN
18 11 (0.48%) SMS
19 10 (0.44%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 201 (8.86%) SQL Server
2 98 (4.32%) Relational Database
3 85 (3.75%) Data Warehouse
4 81 (3.57%) Power BI
5 59 (2.60%) RDBMS
6 52 (2.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 51 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 40 (1.76%) Big Data
9 37 (1.63%) Oracle Database
10 34 (1.50%) QlikView
11 30 (1.32%) Data Mining
12 29 (1.28%) Oracle Database 10g
12 29 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
13 26 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
14 25 (1.10%) MySQL
15 24 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
15 24 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 22 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
17 18 (0.79%) Hadoop
18 15 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 131 (5.77%) JIRA
2 112 (4.94%) Selenium
3 55 (2.42%) Cucumber
4 49 (2.16%) WebDriver
5 38 (1.67%) Git (software)
5 38 (1.67%) SpecFlow
6 28 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
7 27 (1.19%) Visual Studio
8 26 (1.15%) HP UFT
9 25 (1.10%) Subversion
10 21 (0.93%) Jenkins
10 21 (0.93%) SoapUI
11 17 (0.75%) JMeter
12 15 (0.66%) JUnit
12 15 (0.66%) Maven
13 14 (0.62%) Bitbucket
14 12 (0.53%) Zephyr
15 11 (0.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 9 (0.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 9 (0.40%) TestNG
General
1 792 (34.91%) Finance
2 225 (9.92%) Banking
3 214 (9.43%) Retail
4 170 (7.49%) Legal
5 124 (5.46%) Telecoms
6 110 (4.85%) Marketing
7 99 (4.36%) Law
8 86 (3.79%) Advertising
9 60 (2.64%) Back Office
10 42 (1.85%) Manufacturing
11 39 (1.72%) Investment Banking
12 37 (1.63%) Front Office
13 30 (1.32%) Games
14 29 (1.28%) Financial Institution
15 26 (1.15%) Electronics
16 25 (1.10%) Billing
17 19 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
18 16 (0.71%) General Ledger
18 16 (0.71%) Retail Banking
19 11 (0.48%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (6.17%) .NET
2 98 (4.32%) HTML
3 72 (3.17%) Web Services
4 55 (2.42%) CSS
5 51 (2.25%) XML
6 48 (2.12%) SOAP
7 35 (1.54%) JSON
8 33 (1.45%) ASP.NET
8 33 (1.45%) REST
9 30 (1.32%) Spring
10 29 (1.28%) Hibernate
11 25 (1.10%) J2EE
12 24 (1.06%) jQuery
13 23 (1.01%) Gherkin
14 22 (0.97%) FIX Protocol
14 22 (0.97%) JSP
15 20 (0.88%) .NET Framework
16 19 (0.84%) AngularJS
17 17 (0.75%) Spring Boot
18 15 (0.66%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 438 (19.30%) Analytical Skills
2 156 (6.88%) Management Information System
3 101 (4.45%) User Experience
4 74 (3.26%) Fintech
5 65 (2.86%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 63 (2.78%) Computer Science
7 50 (2.20%) Self-Motivation
8 44 (1.94%) FMCG
9 41 (1.81%) Security Operations Centre
10 37 (1.63%) Data Centre
11 35 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
12 30 (1.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 29 (1.28%) NHS
14 27 (1.19%) Greenfield Project
14 27 (1.19%) Virtual Team
15 26 (1.15%) iPhone
15 26 (1.15%) SWIFT
16 25 (1.10%) Fixed Income
17 24 (1.06%) Hedge funds
18 23 (1.01%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 356 (15.69%) Windows
2 139 (6.13%) Linux
3 114 (5.02%) Windows Server
4 70 (3.09%) Windows 7
5 63 (2.78%) Unix
6 53 (2.34%) Windows 10
7 50 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
8 27 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 27 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
9 26 (1.15%) Mac OS X
10 19 (0.84%) Android
11 15 (0.66%) Windows 8
12 8 (0.35%) Solaris
13 6 (0.26%) Apple iOS
14 5 (0.22%) AIX
15 3 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
16 2 (0.088%) Windows XP
17 1 (0.044%) Mac OS X Server
17 1 (0.044%) Windows 2000
17 1 (0.044%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 667 (29.40%) Agile Software Development
2 387 (17.06%) Business Analysis
3 374 (16.48%) Problem-Solving
4 338 (14.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 309 (13.62%) Project Management
6 267 (11.77%) Waterfall
7 258 (11.37%) ITIL
8 254 (11.19%) Mentoring
9 239 (10.53%) Information Security
10 231 (10.18%) Business Intelligence
10 231 (10.18%) Test Automation
11 225 (9.92%) Analytics
12 193 (8.51%) Scrum
13 182 (8.02%) User Stories
14 176 (7.76%) SDLC
15 168 (7.40%) User Acceptance Testing
16 157 (6.92%) Continuous Improvement
17 131 (5.77%) SIEM
18 125 (5.51%) Change Management
19 117 (5.16%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 584 (25.74%) SQL
2 194 (8.55%) Java
3 151 (6.65%) C#
4 147 (6.48%) Python
5 99 (4.36%) R
6 93 (4.10%) JavaScript
7 71 (3.13%) PowerShell
8 66 (2.91%) T-SQL
9 36 (1.59%) VBA
10 31 (1.37%) VB.NET
11 30 (1.32%) PL/SQL
12 28 (1.23%) C
13 23 (1.01%) PHP
14 19 (0.84%) Shell Script
15 15 (0.66%) C++
15 15 (0.66%) VB
16 12 (0.53%) ABAP
17 11 (0.48%) MATLAB
17 11 (0.48%) RPG
17 11 (0.48%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 276 (12.16%) Degree
2 138 (6.08%) CISSP
3 122 (5.38%) ISEB
4 101 (4.45%) SANS
5 72 (3.17%) CREST Certified
6 56 (2.47%) CISM
7 55 (2.42%) ISTQB
8 34 (1.50%) CISA
8 34 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
9 31 (1.37%) MCSE
9 31 (1.37%) Security Cleared
10 29 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
11 25 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
12 20 (0.88%) CEH
12 20 (0.88%) SC Cleared
13 19 (0.84%) CBAP
14 18 (0.79%) GCIH
15 16 (0.71%) (ISC)2 CCSP
16 15 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 14 (0.62%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 189 (8.33%) QA
2 167 (7.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 101 (4.45%) PCI DSS
4 94 (4.14%) SLA
5 92 (4.05%) GDPR
6 54 (2.38%) Data Quality
7 50 (2.20%) PMO
8 20 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 20 (0.88%) SEPA
9 19 (0.84%) COBIT
10 9 (0.40%) ISO 9001
11 8 (0.35%) Actionable Recommendations
11 8 (0.35%) IFRS
11 8 (0.35%) ISO 20022
11 8 (0.35%) P3O
12 7 (0.31%) IFRS 9
13 6 (0.26%) MiFID
14 5 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
14 5 (0.22%) EMIR
15 4 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 171 (7.54%) Active Directory
2 130 (5.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (1.32%) vSphere
4 19 (0.84%) Docker
4 19 (0.84%) Hyper-V
5 15 (0.66%) XenApp
6 7 (0.31%) Terminal Server
7 6 (0.26%) XenDesktop
8 5 (0.22%) Firmware
8 5 (0.22%) Snort
8 5 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
8 5 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (0.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.088%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.044%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.044%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 50 (2.20%) SCCM
2 23 (1.01%) QRadar
3 16 (0.71%) Nessus
4 14 (0.62%) Core Impact
4 14 (0.62%) Nexpose
4 14 (0.62%) OpenVAS
5 12 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
6 9 (0.40%) Control-M
7 8 (0.35%) CSIRT
7 8 (0.35%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 8 (0.35%) Norton AntiVirus
8 7 (0.31%) WSUS
9 6 (0.26%) Kubernetes
9 6 (0.26%) RSA Security Analytics
10 5 (0.22%) Ansible
10 5 (0.22%) WebSphere Cast Iron
11 4 (0.18%) Business Desktop Deployment
12 3 (0.13%) HP ALM
12 3 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
12 3 (0.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 414 (18.25%) Microsoft
2 161 (7.10%) VMware
3 147 (6.48%) Oracle
4 146 (6.43%) Cisco
5 135 (5.95%) SAP
6 100 (4.41%) Citrix
7 80 (3.53%) Tableau
8 58 (2.56%) HP
9 52 (2.29%) Google
10 38 (1.67%) Splunk
11 30 (1.32%) Sun
12 28 (1.23%) Sony
13 25 (1.10%) LogRhythm
14 23 (1.01%) Adobe
15 22 (0.97%) Qualys
15 22 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
16 21 (0.93%) SolarWinds
16 21 (0.93%) Symantec
17 19 (0.84%) ArcSight
18 17 (0.75%) iManage