Period
to 2 April 2020

The median annual salary for a Senior Analyst was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 2 April 2020.

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
2 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 246 247 262
Rank change year-on-year +1 +15 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 1,517 2,074 2,309
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.30% 1.40% 1.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.36% 1.46% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1,119 1,620 1,795
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +2.04%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £76,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -

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 111,745 142,075 170,719
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.40% 95.97% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 89,584 113,392 140,055
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

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 2 April 2020.

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 2 April 2020. 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 -3 1,395 £52,500 +5.00% 83
UK excluding London +7 799 £46,500 +3.33% 64
London -14 676 £60,000 +6.19% 26
North of England +18 241 £48,000 +6.67% 19
South East +3 197 £50,000 -9.09% 18
Midlands +52 138 £44,500 -1.11% 9
North West -1 124 £48,000 +6.67% 10
West Midlands +58 118 £45,000 - 9
Yorkshire +63 109 £48,000 +10.34% 7
South West -15 78 £44,500 -1.11% 9
East of England +12 61 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Scotland +15 55 £39,000 +4.00% 1
Work from Home -51 53 £51,500 -8.85% 3
Wales -24 27 £35,500 -1.15% 5
East Midlands +16 20 £40,000 -11.11%
North East -34 8 £52,500 +59.09% 2
Northern Ireland - 4 - - 2

Senior Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 April 2020, 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 (30.45%) Agile Software Development
2 435 (28.68%) SQL
3 407 (26.83%) Finance
4 297 (19.58%) Analytical Skills
5 237 (15.62%) Business Analysis
6 226 (14.90%) Analytics
7 221 (14.57%) Business Intelligence
8 215 (14.17%) Windows
9 213 (14.04%) Stakeholder Management
10 211 (13.91%) Microsoft
11 201 (13.25%) Degree
12 183 (12.06%) Problem-Solving
13 180 (11.87%) Python
14 171 (11.27%) User Acceptance Testing
14 171 (11.27%) Tableau
15 161 (10.61%) Data Analysis
16 149 (9.82%) SQL Server
17 148 (9.76%) Oracle
18 147 (9.69%) Microsoft Excel
19 145 (9.56%) Test Automation
20 140 (9.23%) Project Management
20 140 (9.23%) Office 365
21 123 (8.11%) Azure
22 121 (7.98%) Cybersecurity
23 115 (7.58%) Information Security
24 114 (7.51%) Active Directory
25 112 (7.38%) Mentoring
26 107 (7.05%) JIRA
27 105 (6.92%) Microsoft Office
28 104 (6.86%) ETL

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 56 (3.69%) Confluence
2 37 (2.44%) MS Exchange
3 36 (2.37%) SAS
4 24 (1.58%) SharePoint
5 15 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
6 13 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (0.53%) Skype for Business
8 7 (0.46%) CMS
9 6 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (0.33%) Apache Spark
11 4 (0.26%) EPiServer
11 4 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
12 3 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.13%) Moodle
13 2 (0.13%) MQSeries
13 2 (0.13%) Oracle UPK
13 2 (0.13%) Oracle Workflow
13 2 (0.13%) Umbraco
13 2 (0.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 147 (9.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 105 (6.92%) Microsoft Office
3 32 (2.11%) MS Visio
4 25 (1.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 11 (0.73%) SPSS
6 8 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.066%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.066%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 29 (1.91%) Payment Gateway
2 23 (1.52%) Oracle EBS
3 18 (1.19%) Oracle Financials
4 17 (1.12%) Oracle Payables
4 17 (1.12%) Oracle Receivables
5 15 (0.99%) SAP SD
6 14 (0.92%) Oracle General Ledger
7 13 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
8 12 (0.79%) Oracle Applications
8 12 (0.79%) Oracle Assets
8 12 (0.79%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 12 (0.79%) SAP MM
9 10 (0.66%) Oracle Cash Management
9 10 (0.66%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 9 (0.59%) SAP HR
10 9 (0.59%) Unit4 Business World
11 8 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
12 7 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
13 6 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
14 5 (0.33%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 140 (9.23%) Office 365
2 123 (8.11%) Azure
3 99 (6.53%) Power Platform
4 73 (4.81%) AWS
5 24 (1.58%) Azure Active Directory
6 22 (1.45%) SaaS
7 20 (1.32%) GCP
8 19 (1.25%) Google Analytics
9 14 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
9 14 (0.92%) Dynamics 365
10 12 (0.79%) SuccessFactors
11 10 (0.66%) Trello
12 7 (0.46%) GitHub
13 6 (0.40%) Mimecast
14 5 (0.33%) BlazeMeter
14 5 (0.33%) Boomi
14 5 (0.33%) PowerApps
14 5 (0.33%) Yammer
15 4 (0.26%) ShareGate
16 3 (0.20%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 68 (4.48%) Firewall
2 65 (4.28%) TCP/IP
3 38 (2.50%) SAN
4 27 (1.78%) Intrusion Detection
5 26 (1.71%) DNS
6 25 (1.65%) WAN
7 23 (1.52%) Network Security
8 22 (1.45%) LAN
9 21 (1.38%) HTTP
10 20 (1.32%) VPN
11 16 (1.05%) DHCP
11 16 (1.05%) Internet
12 15 (0.99%) Cisco IOS
12 15 (0.99%) VoIP
13 11 (0.73%) Broadband
13 11 (0.73%) Skype
13 11 (0.73%) VLAN
14 9 (0.59%) SMTP
14 9 (0.59%) Wireless
15 7 (0.46%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (9.82%) SQL Server
2 99 (6.53%) Power BI
3 83 (5.47%) Data Lake
4 73 (4.81%) Oracle Reports
5 72 (4.75%) Data Warehouse
6 42 (2.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 27 (1.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 23 (1.52%) Relational Database
9 22 (1.45%) BusinessObjects
9 22 (1.45%) Oracle Database
10 20 (1.32%) Big Data
11 17 (1.12%) QlikView
12 15 (0.99%) BigQuery
13 13 (0.86%) RDBMS
14 12 (0.79%) Data Mining
14 12 (0.79%) Looker
15 9 (0.59%) Oracle BI EE
16 8 (0.53%) Snowflake Schema
17 7 (0.46%) Amazon RDS
17 7 (0.46%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 107 (7.05%) JIRA
2 89 (5.87%) Selenium
3 39 (2.57%) Jenkins
4 37 (2.44%) Cucumber
5 32 (2.11%) WebDriver
6 31 (2.04%) SoapUI
7 23 (1.52%) Git (software)
8 22 (1.45%) Visual Studio
9 18 (1.19%) Visual Studio Team System
10 17 (1.12%) TeamCity
11 16 (1.05%) Octopus Deploy
12 13 (0.86%) PowerBuilder
12 13 (0.86%) SpecFlow
13 12 (0.79%) JBehave
13 12 (0.79%) Postman
14 10 (0.66%) JMeter
15 8 (0.53%) Subversion
16 7 (0.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 7 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
16 7 (0.46%) Toad
General
1 407 (26.83%) Finance
2 92 (6.06%) Retail
3 86 (5.67%) Banking
4 84 (5.54%) Legal
5 71 (4.68%) Marketing
6 44 (2.90%) Front Office
7 40 (2.64%) Law
8 23 (1.52%) Back Office
9 19 (1.25%) Manufacturing
10 18 (1.19%) Public Sector
11 17 (1.12%) Telecoms
12 14 (0.92%) Advertising
12 14 (0.92%) Games
13 13 (0.86%) General Ledger
14 11 (0.73%) Billing
15 7 (0.46%) Local Government
16 6 (0.40%) Military
17 5 (0.33%) Aerospace
17 5 (0.33%) Investment Banking
17 5 (0.33%) Police
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (2.31%) JSON
2 31 (2.04%) .NET
3 27 (1.78%) XML
4 22 (1.45%) REST
5 19 (1.25%) Web Services
6 18 (1.19%) HTML
7 15 (0.99%) SOAP
8 10 (0.66%) Gherkin
9 9 (0.59%) .NET Framework
9 9 (0.59%) RESTful
10 8 (0.53%) Oracle Fusion
11 7 (0.46%) CSS
12 6 (0.40%) FIX Protocol
12 6 (0.40%) jQuery
13 5 (0.33%) ASP.NET
14 4 (0.26%) Apache Flex
14 4 (0.26%) ASP.NET Web API
14 4 (0.26%) Spring
15 3 (0.20%) Kafka
15 3 (0.20%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 297 (19.58%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (3.36%) Management Information System
3 35 (2.31%) Self-Motivation
4 33 (2.18%) User Experience
5 28 (1.85%) Fixed Income
6 17 (1.12%) Cyberthreat
6 17 (1.12%) Reinsurance
7 16 (1.05%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 16 (1.05%) Greenfield Project
8 15 (0.99%) Credit Risk
8 15 (0.99%) Data Structures
8 15 (0.99%) Security Operations Centre
8 15 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
9 14 (0.92%) Data Centre
9 14 (0.92%) Derivative
9 14 (0.92%) Mobile App
10 13 (0.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 11 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (0.59%) BYOD
12 9 (0.59%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 215 (14.17%) Windows
2 76 (5.01%) Linux
3 72 (4.75%) Windows Server
4 56 (3.69%) Windows 10
5 47 (3.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 42 (2.77%) Windows Server 2016
7 35 (2.31%) Unix
8 26 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (1.12%) Windows 7
10 14 (0.92%) Mac OS
11 9 (0.59%) Android
12 7 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (0.40%) Apple iOS
14 5 (0.33%) Windows Server 2019
15 2 (0.13%) AIX
15 2 (0.13%) Data ONTAP
15 2 (0.13%) Solaris
15 2 (0.13%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.13%) Windows XP
16 1 (0.066%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 462 (30.45%) Agile Software Development
2 237 (15.62%) Business Analysis
3 226 (14.90%) Analytics
4 221 (14.57%) Business Intelligence
5 213 (14.04%) Stakeholder Management
6 183 (12.06%) Problem-Solving
7 171 (11.27%) User Acceptance Testing
8 161 (10.61%) Data Analysis
9 145 (9.56%) Test Automation
10 140 (9.23%) Project Management
11 121 (7.98%) Cybersecurity
12 115 (7.58%) Information Security
13 112 (7.38%) Mentoring
14 104 (6.86%) ETL
14 104 (6.86%) Waterfall
15 101 (6.66%) Security Operations
16 100 (6.59%) ITIL
17 96 (6.33%) Data Modelling
17 96 (6.33%) E-Commerce
17 96 (6.33%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 435 (28.68%) SQL
2 180 (11.87%) Python
3 84 (5.54%) Java
4 70 (4.61%) PowerShell
5 60 (3.96%) R
6 56 (3.69%) VBA
7 55 (3.63%) C#
8 44 (2.90%) JavaScript
9 34 (2.24%) PL/SQL
10 19 (1.25%) Bash Shell
11 18 (1.19%) T-SQL
12 11 (0.73%) C
13 9 (0.59%) Shell Script
14 7 (0.46%) VB
15 6 (0.40%) C++
15 6 (0.40%) UniBasic
16 4 (0.26%) Perl
16 4 (0.26%) TypeScript
16 4 (0.26%) VB.NET
16 4 (0.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 201 (13.25%) Degree
2 82 (5.41%) CISSP
3 45 (2.97%) Cisco Certification
4 43 (2.83%) CISM
5 42 (2.77%) ISEB
6 41 (2.70%) Security Cleared
7 33 (2.18%) CEH
8 31 (2.04%) ISTQB
9 30 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
10 27 (1.78%) CCNA
11 23 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
12 21 (1.38%) SC Cleared
13 17 (1.12%) IIBA
13 17 (1.12%) SANS
14 16 (1.05%) MCSA
15 15 (0.99%) CCNP
15 15 (0.99%) MCSE
16 14 (0.92%) (ISC)2 CCSP
16 14 (0.92%) GIAC
16 14 (0.92%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (5.41%) QA
2 62 (4.09%) GAAP
3 33 (2.18%) Data Quality
4 31 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 22 (1.45%) PMO
6 21 (1.38%) SLA
7 18 (1.19%) PCI DSS
8 17 (1.12%) Actionable Recommendations
9 14 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 12 (0.79%) GDPR
11 10 (0.66%) NIST
12 6 (0.40%) MiFID
13 4 (0.26%) EMIR
14 3 (0.20%) Solvency II
15 2 (0.13%) IFRS
15 2 (0.13%) IFRS 9
15 2 (0.13%) ISO 8583
16 1 (0.066%) Def Stans
16 1 (0.066%) ISO 20022
16 1 (0.066%) P3O
System Software
1 114 (7.51%) Active Directory
2 39 (2.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (1.45%) Hyper-V
4 18 (1.19%) Docker
5 12 (0.79%) DFS Replication
5 12 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (0.73%) XenApp
7 9 (0.59%) vSphere
8 6 (0.40%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.20%) Snort
9 3 (0.20%) VMware NSX
9 3 (0.20%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.13%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.066%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 1 (0.066%) Firmware
11 1 (0.066%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.066%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 45 (2.97%) SCCM
2 11 (0.73%) Kubernetes
3 9 (0.59%) Microsoft Intune
4 7 (0.46%) Ansible
4 7 (0.46%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 7 (0.46%) vCenter Server
5 6 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (0.40%) Puppet
6 4 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (0.26%) QRadar
6 4 (0.26%) Rancher
6 4 (0.26%) XenMobile
7 3 (0.20%) Control-M
7 3 (0.20%) CSIRT
7 3 (0.20%) WMI
8 2 (0.13%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
8 2 (0.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.13%) SCOM
8 2 (0.13%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (0.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 211 (13.91%) Microsoft
2 171 (11.27%) Tableau
3 148 (9.76%) Oracle
4 65 (4.28%) Alteryx
5 63 (4.15%) Automation Anywhere
5 63 (4.15%) Blue Prism
5 63 (4.15%) UiPath
6 62 (4.09%) Cadence
6 62 (4.09%) Teradata
7 60 (3.96%) SAP
8 58 (3.82%) VMware
9 53 (3.49%) Cisco
10 47 (3.10%) WorldPay
11 31 (2.04%) FIS
12 29 (1.91%) Google
13 26 (1.71%) Citrix
13 26 (1.71%) Splunk
14 23 (1.52%) Apple
15 20 (1.32%) Bloomberg
16 18 (1.19%) Avaya