Period
to 20 October 2019

The median annual salary for a Senior Analyst was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 October 2019.

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
20 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 285 255 257
Rank change year-on-year -30 +2 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 1,524 2,238 2,422
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.12% 1.37% 1.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.17% 1.43% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1,063 1,715 1,763
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £32,750 £33,173 £33,750
90th Percentile £73,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 130,140 156,813 167,354
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.66% 95.92% 95.97%
Number of salaries quoted 103,794 126,329 133,994
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 20 October 2019.

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 20 October 2019. 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 -32 1,421 £50,000 - 163
UK excluding London -30 841 £45,000 - 113
London -27 650 £57,500 -4.17% 55
South East -4 315 £47,500 -2.06% 30
North of England -59 192 £43,500 -3.33% 22
Midlands -21 104 £43,000 -2.79% 29
North West -51 100 £42,500 -5.56% 10
Yorkshire -38 80 £44,000 +3.53% 11
South West -6 76 £42,000 -6.67% 17
West Midlands +12 75 £45,000 - 18
East of England +35 71 £50,000 - 10
Wales +2 43 £38,000 +14.55%
Scotland -16 35 £44,820 -0.40% 5
East Midlands -20 28 £40,000 - 11
North East +23 12 £39,011 -8.21% 1
Northern Ireland -5 8 £100,000 +185.71%

Senior Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 2019, 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.

1 462 (30.31%) Agile Software Development
2 391 (25.66%) Finance
3 345 (22.64%) SQL
4 280 (18.37%) Analytical Skills
5 258 (16.93%) Windows
6 233 (15.29%) Business Analysis
7 220 (14.44%) Microsoft
8 193 (12.66%) Business Intelligence
9 188 (12.34%) Problem-Solving
10 185 (12.14%) Analytics
11 180 (11.81%) Stakeholder Management
12 166 (10.89%) Information Security
13 151 (9.91%) ITIL
14 143 (9.38%) Management Information System
15 141 (9.25%) Office 365
15 141 (9.25%) Degree
16 137 (8.99%) SQL Server
16 137 (8.99%) Microsoft Office
17 129 (8.46%) Active Directory
18 128 (8.40%) Project Management
19 119 (7.81%) Mentoring
20 111 (7.28%) Microsoft Excel
20 111 (7.28%) Waterfall
21 109 (7.15%) SAP
22 105 (6.89%) Retail
23 104 (6.82%) JIRA
24 102 (6.69%) Cybersecurity
25 100 (6.56%) User Stories
26 99 (6.50%) Azure
27 97 (6.36%) SDLC

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 58 (3.81%) MS Exchange
2 49 (3.22%) SAS
3 35 (2.30%) SharePoint
4 25 (1.64%) Confluence
5 17 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
6 14 (0.92%) Skype for Business
7 13 (0.85%) CMS
7 13 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
8 10 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
9 8 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
10 7 (0.46%) Umbraco
11 6 (0.39%) Apache Spark
11 6 (0.39%) EPiServer
11 6 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
11 6 (0.39%) WordPress
12 4 (0.26%) IIS
12 4 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 3 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 137 (8.99%) Microsoft Office
2 111 (7.28%) Microsoft Excel
3 28 (1.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 22 (1.44%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.46%) SPSS
5 7 (0.46%) Stata
6 6 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.20%) EViews
7 3 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.13%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.066%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.066%) PrintSoft PReS
9 1 (0.066%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 22 (1.44%) SAP ERP
2 19 (1.25%) Oracle EBS
2 19 (1.25%) Oracle Payables
2 19 (1.25%) Oracle Receivables
3 16 (1.05%) Payment Gateway
4 15 (0.98%) Oracle Assets
4 15 (0.98%) Oracle Financials
5 12 (0.79%) SAP CO
5 12 (0.79%) SAP FI
5 12 (0.79%) SAP FI/CO
6 11 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
6 11 (0.72%) Oracle Cash Management
6 11 (0.72%) SAP S/4HANA
7 10 (0.66%) Oracle ERP
7 10 (0.66%) Oracle General Ledger
7 10 (0.66%) SAP MM
7 10 (0.66%) thinkFolio
8 9 (0.59%) Markit EDM
9 8 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
9 8 (0.52%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 141 (9.25%) Office 365
2 99 (6.50%) Azure
3 91 (5.97%) Power Platform
4 44 (2.89%) AWS
5 25 (1.64%) SaaS
6 20 (1.31%) Google Analytics
7 13 (0.85%) PowerApps
8 9 (0.59%) SuccessFactors
9 8 (0.52%) Adobe Analytics
10 6 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (0.39%) Dynamics 365
10 6 (0.39%) GCP
10 6 (0.39%) GitHub
10 6 (0.39%) Google Tag Manager
11 5 (0.33%) Azure Active Directory
12 4 (0.26%) AdWords
12 4 (0.26%) Slack
13 3 (0.20%) Mimecast
14 2 (0.13%) Azure Data Factory
15 1 (0.066%) vREST
Communications & Networking
1 73 (4.79%) Firewall
2 61 (4.00%) TCP/IP
3 40 (2.62%) Network Security
4 29 (1.90%) DNS
5 27 (1.77%) DHCP
5 27 (1.77%) Internet
5 27 (1.77%) Intrusion Detection
6 25 (1.64%) HTTP
7 23 (1.51%) LAN
8 22 (1.44%) WAN
9 16 (1.05%) Cisco ASA
9 16 (1.05%) Wireshark
10 15 (0.98%) Skype
11 14 (0.92%) SAN
12 13 (0.85%) SMTP
13 12 (0.79%) VoIP
14 8 (0.52%) Intranet
14 8 (0.52%) NetScaler
14 8 (0.52%) Wireless
15 7 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (8.99%) SQL Server
2 91 (5.97%) Power BI
3 75 (4.92%) Data Warehouse
4 61 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 58 (3.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 40 (2.62%) Relational Database
7 30 (1.97%) BusinessObjects
8 27 (1.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 23 (1.51%) SQL Server 2012
10 22 (1.44%) Big Data
11 16 (1.05%) RDBMS
12 13 (0.85%) MySQL
12 13 (0.85%) Oracle Database
13 12 (0.79%) SAP BW
14 11 (0.72%) Snowflake Schema
15 10 (0.66%) Base SAS
15 10 (0.66%) MongoDB
15 10 (0.66%) QlikView
16 9 (0.59%) Hadoop
16 9 (0.59%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 104 (6.82%) JIRA
2 54 (3.54%) Selenium
3 26 (1.71%) SoapUI
4 23 (1.51%) Cucumber
5 22 (1.44%) Git (software)
6 20 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
6 20 (1.31%) WebDriver
7 18 (1.18%) SpecFlow
8 17 (1.12%) Visual Studio
9 15 (0.98%) Jenkins
9 15 (0.98%) Subversion
10 13 (0.85%) Octopus Deploy
11 9 (0.59%) IntelliJ
12 8 (0.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 8 (0.52%) Eclipse
12 8 (0.52%) Jasmine
12 8 (0.52%) Maven
12 8 (0.52%) Protractor
12 8 (0.52%) TeamCity
12 8 (0.52%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 391 (25.66%) Finance
2 105 (6.89%) Retail
3 92 (6.04%) Marketing
4 87 (5.71%) Banking
5 66 (4.33%) Law
6 53 (3.48%) Telecoms
7 44 (2.89%) Public Sector
8 25 (1.64%) Legal
9 23 (1.51%) Advertising
9 23 (1.51%) Manufacturing
10 22 (1.44%) Back Office
11 21 (1.38%) General Ledger
12 17 (1.12%) Front Office
13 14 (0.92%) Local Government
14 10 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
15 8 (0.52%) Aerospace
15 8 (0.52%) Electronics
16 7 (0.46%) Automotive
16 7 (0.46%) Billing
16 7 (0.46%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (3.02%) .NET
2 26 (1.71%) HTML
3 24 (1.57%) ASP.NET
4 22 (1.44%) XML
5 19 (1.25%) Web Services
6 16 (1.05%) SOAP
7 12 (0.79%) CSS
7 12 (0.79%) JSON
8 10 (0.66%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (0.66%) Middleware
9 9 (0.59%) RESTful
10 8 (0.52%) Gherkin
11 7 (0.46%) Ajax
11 7 (0.46%) jQuery
11 7 (0.46%) REST
11 7 (0.46%) Spring
12 6 (0.39%) Oracle Fusion
13 4 (0.26%) Hibernate
13 4 (0.26%) HTML5
13 4 (0.26%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 280 (18.37%) Analytical Skills
2 143 (9.38%) Management Information System
3 47 (3.08%) Security Operations Centre
4 33 (2.17%) User Experience
5 25 (1.64%) Self-Motivation
6 24 (1.57%) BYOD
7 21 (1.38%) Virtual Team
8 17 (1.12%) Cyber Defence
8 17 (1.12%) Driving Licence
8 17 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
9 16 (1.05%) Data Centre
9 16 (1.05%) Equities
10 14 (0.92%) Greenfield Project
11 13 (0.85%) Cyberthreat
12 12 (0.79%) Derivative
12 12 (0.79%) Social Media
13 10 (0.66%) Clustering
13 10 (0.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 10 (0.66%) Reinsurance
14 9 (0.59%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 258 (16.93%) Windows
2 97 (6.36%) Windows 10
3 82 (5.38%) Windows Server
4 76 (4.99%) Linux
5 67 (4.40%) Windows 7
6 57 (3.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 39 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 30 (1.97%) Unix
9 26 (1.71%) Android
10 20 (1.31%) Apple iOS
11 12 (0.79%) Windows 8
12 8 (0.52%) Mac OS
13 6 (0.39%) Kali Linux
14 4 (0.26%) CentOS
15 1 (0.066%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 462 (30.31%) Agile Software Development
2 233 (15.29%) Business Analysis
3 193 (12.66%) Business Intelligence
4 188 (12.34%) Problem-Solving
5 185 (12.14%) Analytics
6 180 (11.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 166 (10.89%) Information Security
8 151 (9.91%) ITIL
9 128 (8.40%) Project Management
10 119 (7.81%) Mentoring
11 111 (7.28%) Waterfall
12 102 (6.69%) Cybersecurity
13 100 (6.56%) User Stories
14 97 (6.36%) SDLC
15 92 (6.04%) Visualisation
16 91 (5.97%) ERP
16 91 (5.97%) SIEM
16 91 (5.97%) Test Scripting
17 85 (5.58%) Data Analysis
17 85 (5.58%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 345 (22.64%) SQL
2 93 (6.10%) Python
3 61 (4.00%) C#
3 61 (4.00%) R
4 56 (3.67%) Java
5 43 (2.82%) PowerShell
6 42 (2.76%) JavaScript
7 30 (1.97%) T-SQL
7 30 (1.97%) VBA
8 19 (1.25%) C
9 16 (1.05%) PHP
10 15 (0.98%) C++
10 15 (0.98%) PL/SQL
11 10 (0.66%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 8 (0.52%) TypeScript
12 8 (0.52%) VB
13 6 (0.39%) COBOL
13 6 (0.39%) Perl
14 5 (0.33%) ABAP
14 5 (0.33%) RPG
Qualifications
1 141 (9.25%) Degree
2 55 (3.61%) CISSP
2 55 (3.61%) ISEB
3 52 (3.41%) Security Cleared
4 49 (3.22%) ISTQB
5 37 (2.43%) CISM
6 35 (2.30%) Cisco Certification
7 30 (1.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 26 (1.71%) CCNA
9 25 (1.64%) SC Cleared
10 23 (1.51%) Microsoft Certification
11 18 (1.18%) CCNP
12 14 (0.92%) GCIA
13 13 (0.85%) CEH
14 12 (0.79%) MCSA
15 10 (0.66%) MCSE
16 9 (0.59%) CISA
16 9 (0.59%) CompTIA Security+
16 9 (0.59%) DV Cleared
16 9 (0.59%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (5.64%) QA
2 74 (4.86%) SLA
3 52 (3.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 40 (2.62%) PCI DSS
5 35 (2.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 29 (1.90%) GDPR
7 26 (1.71%) Data Quality
8 21 (1.38%) PMO
9 12 (0.79%) Actionable Recommendations
10 9 (0.59%) Cyber Essentials
11 8 (0.52%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 5 (0.33%) ISO 20022
12 5 (0.33%) ISO 22301
13 4 (0.26%) EMIR
14 3 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 3 (0.20%) PSD2
14 3 (0.20%) Solvency II
15 2 (0.13%) ISO 9001
15 2 (0.13%) NIST
16 1 (0.066%) ITGC
System Software
1 129 (8.46%) Active Directory
2 30 (1.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (1.71%) Docker
3 26 (1.71%) Hyper-V
4 18 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
5 17 (1.12%) XenApp
6 13 (0.85%) vSphere
6 13 (0.85%) XenDesktop
7 8 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.13%) DFS Replication
10 2 (0.13%) VMware NSX
11 1 (0.066%) Snort
Systems Management
1 28 (1.84%) SCCM
2 16 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
3 9 (0.59%) Nessus
4 6 (0.39%) Kubernetes
4 6 (0.39%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 6 (0.39%) Nmap
5 5 (0.33%) Backup Exec
5 5 (0.33%) CSIRT
5 5 (0.33%) SCOM
6 4 (0.26%) Ansible
6 4 (0.26%) Jamf Pro
6 4 (0.26%) Kibana
6 4 (0.26%) logstash
6 4 (0.26%) Microsoft Intune
6 4 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.26%) QRadar
6 4 (0.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 4 (0.26%) vMotion
7 3 (0.20%) Puppet
7 3 (0.20%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 220 (14.44%) Microsoft
2 109 (7.15%) SAP
3 93 (6.10%) Tableau
4 87 (5.71%) Oracle
5 81 (5.31%) VMware
6 80 (5.25%) Citrix
7 66 (4.33%) Cisco
8 48 (3.15%) Sony
9 27 (1.77%) WorldPay
10 26 (1.71%) ServiceNow
11 23 (1.51%) Google
11 23 (1.51%) Salesforce.com
12 19 (1.25%) LogRhythm
13 18 (1.18%) Adobe
14 17 (1.12%) hybris
15 15 (0.98%) Ariba
16 14 (0.92%) iManage
17 13 (0.85%) Splunk
18 12 (0.79%) Guidewire
18 12 (0.79%) Nimble Storage