Period
to 15 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Analyst was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 15 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 243 240 222
Rank change year-on-year -3 -18 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 2,402 2,618 3,159
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.36% 1.46% 1.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.42% 1.52% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1,815 2,002 2,657
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £32,205 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
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 169,324 171,953 196,516
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.21% 96.21% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 137,028 140,672 165,014
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 £26,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £76,250
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 July 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 July 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 -1 2,233 £50,000 - 150
UK excluding London -4 1,417 £45,000 - 100
London -27 944 £60,000 +4.35% 65
South East +33 474 £48,500 +7.78% 15
North of England -27 351 £45,000 - 37
Midlands +18 213 £44,000 -2.22% 20
North West +46 194 £42,500 -5.56% 17
West Midlands +31 148 £47,222 +11.11% 12
South West -48 145 £45,000 +8.43% 5
Yorkshire -67 143 £45,000 - 18
East of England -29 117 £40,000 -11.11% 8
Scotland -24 98 £42,500 -5.56% 9
East Midlands +9 65 £40,000 -14.89% 8
Wales +32 56 £35,000 -18.60% 6
North East -13 14 £42,750 +6.21% 2
Northern Ireland - 5 £42,500 -

Senior Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 15 July 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.

1 758 (31.56%) Finance
2 726 (30.22%) Agile Software Development
3 641 (26.69%) SQL
4 430 (17.90%) Analytical Skills
5 414 (17.24%) Microsoft
6 395 (16.44%) Business Analysis
7 349 (14.53%) Degree
8 338 (14.07%) Problem-Solving
9 331 (13.78%) Windows
10 305 (12.70%) ITIL
11 286 (11.91%) Test Automation
12 265 (11.03%) SQL Server
13 264 (10.99%) Project Management
13 264 (10.99%) Stakeholder Management
13 264 (10.99%) Analytics
14 252 (10.49%) Business Intelligence
15 243 (10.12%) QA
16 231 (9.62%) Mentoring
17 228 (9.49%) SDLC
18 220 (9.16%) Waterfall
19 207 (8.62%) JIRA
20 201 (8.37%) User Stories
21 193 (8.03%) Scrum
22 187 (7.79%) Active Directory
23 186 (7.74%) Continuous Improvement
24 183 (7.62%) C#
25 181 (7.54%) Java
25 181 (7.54%) Microsoft Office
26 172 (7.16%) Information Security
27 169 (7.04%) Banking

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
1 109 (4.54%) SAS
2 106 (4.41%) Confluence
3 65 (2.71%) SharePoint
4 52 (2.16%) MS Exchange
5 33 (1.37%) IIS
6 23 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
7 21 (0.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 21 (0.87%) Skype for Business
8 16 (0.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 15 (0.62%) WebLogic
10 14 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
10 14 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
11 13 (0.54%) JBoss
12 11 (0.46%) Apache Solr
12 11 (0.46%) CMS
12 11 (0.46%) WebSphere
13 9 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
13 9 (0.37%) Tomcat
14 4 (0.17%) Apache Spark
14 4 (0.17%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 181 (7.54%) Microsoft Office
2 162 (6.74%) Microsoft Excel
3 66 (2.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 52 (2.16%) MS Visio
5 28 (1.17%) Microsoft Project
6 18 (0.75%) SPSS
7 7 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.083%) EViews
8 2 (0.083%) Stata
9 1 (0.042%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.042%) Autodesk Inventor
9 1 (0.042%) CATIA
9 1 (0.042%) Siemens NX
9 1 (0.042%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 19 (0.79%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 18 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (0.54%) SAP CRM
3 13 (0.54%) SAP MM
4 12 (0.50%) SAP ERP
5 11 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
6 10 (0.42%) SAP SD
7 8 (0.33%) Elite 3E
7 8 (0.33%) SAP IS-U
7 8 (0.33%) SimCorp Dimension
8 7 (0.29%) NetSuite
9 6 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
9 6 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
9 6 (0.25%) SAP HR
10 5 (0.21%) assyst
10 5 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
10 5 (0.21%) Infor CRM
10 5 (0.21%) SAP CO
10 5 (0.21%) SAP FI
10 5 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 112 (4.66%) Office 365
2 98 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 62 (2.58%) Amazon AWS
4 48 (2.00%) SaaS
5 32 (1.33%) Google Analytics
6 27 (1.12%) Adobe Analytics
7 18 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
8 12 (0.50%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 11 (0.46%) BlazeMeter
9 11 (0.46%) Mimecast
10 10 (0.42%) AdWords
10 10 (0.42%) Dynamics 365
11 9 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
11 9 (0.37%) SuccessFactors
12 7 (0.29%) BrowserStack
12 7 (0.29%) Google Tag Manager
13 5 (0.21%) Slack
14 4 (0.17%) G Suite
14 4 (0.17%) IaaS
15 3 (0.12%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 139 (5.79%) Firewall
2 63 (2.62%) VPN
3 56 (2.33%) DNS
3 56 (2.33%) TCP/IP
4 51 (2.12%) Network Security
5 50 (2.08%) LAN
5 50 (2.08%) WAN
6 33 (1.37%) DHCP
6 33 (1.37%) HTTP
6 33 (1.37%) Internet
6 33 (1.37%) SAN
7 25 (1.04%) Intrusion Detection
8 20 (0.83%) Skype
9 19 (0.79%) Broadband
9 19 (0.79%) VoIP
10 17 (0.71%) SMS
11 15 (0.62%) VLAN
12 13 (0.54%) Symposium
12 13 (0.54%) Wireshark
13 12 (0.50%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 265 (11.03%) SQL Server
2 114 (4.75%) Data Warehouse
3 101 (4.20%) Relational Database
4 94 (3.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 80 (3.33%) Power BI
5 80 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 68 (2.83%) Big Data
7 51 (2.12%) RDBMS
8 43 (1.79%) Oracle Database
9 34 (1.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 32 (1.33%) QlikView
11 30 (1.25%) MySQL
12 29 (1.21%) BusinessObjects
13 27 (1.12%) Hadoop
14 22 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
14 22 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
15 21 (0.87%) Oracle Database 10g
15 21 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
16 19 (0.79%) Base SAS
16 19 (0.79%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 207 (8.62%) JIRA
2 143 (5.95%) Selenium
3 65 (2.71%) WebDriver
4 61 (2.54%) Cucumber
5 45 (1.87%) SoapUI
6 43 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
7 40 (1.67%) Jenkins
8 38 (1.58%) Git (software)
9 36 (1.50%) SpecFlow
10 33 (1.37%) Visual Studio
11 31 (1.29%) JMeter
11 31 (1.29%) Subversion
12 28 (1.17%) HP UFT
13 20 (0.83%) Bitbucket
13 20 (0.83%) JUnit
14 16 (0.67%) LoadRunner
14 16 (0.67%) Visual Studio Team System
14 16 (0.67%) Zephyr
15 13 (0.54%) Maven
16 10 (0.42%) IntelliJ
General
1 758 (31.56%) Finance
2 169 (7.04%) Banking
3 158 (6.58%) Retail
4 124 (5.16%) Legal
5 117 (4.87%) Law
6 108 (4.50%) Back Office
7 84 (3.50%) Marketing
8 68 (2.83%) Telecoms
9 55 (2.29%) Advertising
10 44 (1.83%) Games
11 38 (1.58%) Front Office
12 33 (1.37%) Billing
13 30 (1.25%) Investment Banking
14 27 (1.12%) Automotive
15 25 (1.04%) Manufacturing
16 22 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
17 17 (0.71%) Publishing
18 16 (0.67%) Financial Institution
19 15 (0.62%) General Ledger
19 15 (0.62%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (6.29%) .NET
2 82 (3.41%) HTML
3 74 (3.08%) XML
4 73 (3.04%) SOAP
4 73 (3.04%) Web Services
5 57 (2.37%) ASP.NET
6 50 (2.08%) CSS
7 46 (1.92%) REST
8 27 (1.12%) AngularJS
8 27 (1.12%) Gherkin
9 26 (1.08%) Spring Boot
10 25 (1.04%) Spring
11 20 (0.83%) .NET Framework
11 20 (0.83%) jQuery
12 19 (0.79%) Hibernate
12 19 (0.79%) J2EE
13 18 (0.75%) FIX Protocol
13 18 (0.75%) JSON
13 18 (0.75%) Middleware
14 17 (0.71%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 430 (17.90%) Analytical Skills
2 121 (5.04%) Management Information System
3 103 (4.29%) User Experience
4 79 (3.29%) Computer Science
5 65 (2.71%) Fintech
6 56 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
7 42 (1.75%) Data Centre
8 39 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
9 33 (1.37%) Security Operations Centre
10 30 (1.25%) Credit Risk
11 28 (1.17%) iPhone
11 28 (1.17%) Mobile App
12 27 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 27 (1.12%) NHS
13 25 (1.04%) Blackberry
14 24 (1.00%) Hedge funds
14 24 (1.00%) Virtual Team
15 23 (0.96%) PMI
16 22 (0.92%) Greenfield Project
16 22 (0.92%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 331 (13.78%) Windows
2 132 (5.50%) Windows Server
3 82 (3.41%) Windows 7
4 75 (3.12%) Linux
5 61 (2.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 58 (2.41%) Unix
7 47 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
8 39 (1.62%) Windows 10
9 19 (0.79%) Android
10 18 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (0.46%) Mac OS X
11 11 (0.46%) Solaris
12 10 (0.42%) AIX
12 10 (0.42%) Windows 8
13 8 (0.33%) Apple iOS
13 8 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.12%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.083%) CentOS
15 2 (0.083%) HPUX
15 2 (0.083%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 726 (30.22%) Agile Software Development
2 395 (16.44%) Business Analysis
3 338 (14.07%) Problem-Solving
4 305 (12.70%) ITIL
5 286 (11.91%) Test Automation
6 264 (10.99%) Analytics
6 264 (10.99%) Project Management
6 264 (10.99%) Stakeholder Management
7 252 (10.49%) Business Intelligence
8 231 (9.62%) Mentoring
9 228 (9.49%) SDLC
10 220 (9.16%) Waterfall
11 201 (8.37%) User Stories
12 193 (8.03%) Scrum
13 186 (7.74%) Continuous Improvement
14 172 (7.16%) Information Security
15 159 (6.62%) User Acceptance Testing
16 145 (6.04%) Data Modelling
17 143 (5.95%) CRM
18 136 (5.66%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 641 (26.69%) SQL
2 183 (7.62%) C#
3 181 (7.54%) Java
4 110 (4.58%) Python
5 95 (3.96%) JavaScript
6 78 (3.25%) T-SQL
7 71 (2.96%) PowerShell
8 64 (2.66%) R
9 45 (1.87%) PL/SQL
10 35 (1.46%) C
11 34 (1.42%) VBA
12 25 (1.04%) VB.NET
13 23 (0.96%) Shell Script
14 22 (0.92%) MATLAB
15 19 (0.79%) C++
15 19 (0.79%) PHP
16 14 (0.58%) Bash Shell
17 13 (0.54%) VB
18 12 (0.50%) ABAP
19 11 (0.46%) Lingo
Qualifications
1 349 (14.53%) Degree
2 115 (4.79%) ISEB
3 98 (4.08%) CISSP
4 64 (2.66%) CISM
4 64 (2.66%) ISTQB
5 51 (2.12%) Microsoft Certification
6 46 (1.92%) CISA
7 41 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
8 39 (1.62%) Security Cleared
9 34 (1.42%) MCSE
10 33 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
11 23 (0.96%) PMI Certification
12 22 (0.92%) CEH
13 21 (0.87%) CRISC
14 20 (0.83%) SANS
15 19 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 19 (0.79%) Postgraduate
16 18 (0.75%) (ISC)2 CCSP
16 18 (0.75%) CBAP
16 18 (0.75%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 243 (10.12%) QA
2 130 (5.41%) SLA
3 114 (4.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 78 (3.25%) Data Quality
5 63 (2.62%) PCI DSS
6 52 (2.16%) PMO
7 41 (1.71%) GDPR
8 33 (1.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 32 (1.33%) COBIT
10 10 (0.42%) ISO 9001
10 10 (0.42%) SEPA
11 9 (0.37%) Actionable Recommendations
12 7 (0.29%) IFRS
12 7 (0.29%) Solvency II
13 6 (0.25%) IFRS 9
14 5 (0.21%) BS7799
14 5 (0.21%) MiFID
15 4 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
16 3 (0.12%) GPG13
16 3 (0.12%) P3O
System Software
1 187 (7.79%) Active Directory
2 70 (2.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (1.04%) Hyper-V
3 25 (1.04%) XenApp
4 23 (0.96%) vSphere
5 19 (0.79%) Docker
6 9 (0.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 9 (0.37%) XenDesktop
7 8 (0.33%) Snort
7 8 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
8 7 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (0.25%) Firmware
9 6 (0.25%) Terminal Server
10 3 (0.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (0.12%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (0.083%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.083%) NFS
11 2 (0.083%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 49 (2.04%) SCCM
2 27 (1.12%) QRadar
3 21 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
4 18 (0.75%) Nessus
4 18 (0.75%) Nexpose
5 17 (0.71%) Core Impact
5 17 (0.71%) OpenVAS
6 10 (0.42%) OpenView
7 8 (0.33%) Norton AntiVirus
8 7 (0.29%) HP Fortify
9 6 (0.25%) RSA Security Analytics
10 5 (0.21%) AirWatch
10 5 (0.21%) CA Wily
10 5 (0.21%) Puppet
10 5 (0.21%) WebInspect
11 4 (0.17%) Backup Exec
11 4 (0.17%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 4 (0.17%) Control-M
11 4 (0.17%) SCOM
11 4 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 414 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 163 (6.79%) Oracle
3 123 (5.12%) Citrix
4 120 (5.00%) VMware
5 105 (4.37%) Cisco
6 93 (3.87%) SAP
7 91 (3.79%) Tableau
8 66 (2.75%) HP
9 65 (2.71%) Salesforce.com
10 47 (1.96%) Splunk
11 43 (1.79%) Google
12 37 (1.54%) Adobe
13 32 (1.33%) LogRhythm
14 28 (1.17%) Qualys
15 25 (1.04%) ArcSight
15 25 (1.04%) ServiceNow
16 24 (1.00%) Sony
17 22 (0.92%) SolarWinds
17 22 (0.92%) Symantec
18 21 (0.87%) Veeam