Period
to 19 February 2020

The median annual salary for a Senior Analyst was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 February 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
19 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 258 251 264
Rank change year-on-year -7 +13 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 1,533 2,138 2,279
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.24% 1.41% 1.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.29% 1.47% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1,105 1,629 1,739
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £35,250 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £74,400
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 118,486 145,343 169,165
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.51% 95.91% 96.35%
Number of salaries quoted 94,965 116,355 138,546
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £80,000
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 19 February 2020.

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 19 February 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 -12 1,420 £52,500 +5.00% 186
UK excluding London +1 852 £45,000 - 138
London -20 652 £60,000 +4.35% 64
North of England -6 240 £45,000 - 40
South East -12 223 £50,000 -1.96% 34
Midlands +52 150 £44,000 -2.22% 19
West Midlands +69 126 £45,000 - 13
North West -17 123 £48,000 +6.67% 20
Yorkshire +35 110 £45,000 +5.88% 17
South West -11 89 £44,000 -2.22% 16
East of England +20 64 £50,000 - 13
Scotland +13 53 £40,000 +5.26% 10
Wales -1 32 £35,500 +7.01% 6
East Midlands +8 24 £40,000 -11.11% 6
North East -14 7 £43,500 +31.82% 3
Northern Ireland - 3 £50,000 -

Senior Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 476 (31.05%) Agile Software Development
2 402 (26.22%) Finance
3 391 (25.51%) SQL
4 245 (15.98%) Analytical Skills
5 243 (15.85%) Business Analysis
6 229 (14.94%) Windows
7 223 (14.55%) Microsoft
8 222 (14.48%) Stakeholder Management
9 194 (12.65%) Analytics
10 192 (12.52%) Problem-Solving
11 173 (11.29%) Business Intelligence
12 152 (9.92%) Project Management
13 151 (9.85%) Degree
14 150 (9.78%) Microsoft Excel
15 149 (9.72%) Test Automation
16 137 (8.94%) Office 365
16 137 (8.94%) Information Security
17 136 (8.87%) User Acceptance Testing
18 132 (8.61%) Mentoring
19 129 (8.41%) Python
20 127 (8.28%) Active Directory
21 123 (8.02%) Tableau
22 122 (7.96%) Cybersecurity
23 115 (7.50%) Microsoft Office
24 113 (7.37%) JIRA
25 112 (7.31%) Data Analysis
26 109 (7.11%) E-Commerce
27 108 (7.05%) SQL Server
27 108 (7.05%) Retail
28 107 (6.98%) ITIL

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 (3.78%) Confluence
2 42 (2.74%) SAS
3 35 (2.28%) MS Exchange
4 29 (1.89%) SharePoint
5 15 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (0.72%) Skype for Business
7 10 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (0.46%) Apache Spark
9 5 (0.33%) CMS
9 5 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
9 5 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.13%) Moodle
12 2 (0.13%) Oracle UPK
12 2 (0.13%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 150 (9.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 115 (7.50%) Microsoft Office
3 26 (1.70%) MS Visio
4 25 (1.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (0.59%) SPSS
6 7 (0.46%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.065%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.065%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 31 (2.02%) Payment Gateway
2 21 (1.37%) Oracle Payables
2 21 (1.37%) Oracle Receivables
3 20 (1.30%) Oracle EBS
4 19 (1.24%) Oracle Financials
4 19 (1.24%) SAP SD
5 17 (1.11%) SAP MM
6 15 (0.98%) Oracle Assets
7 14 (0.91%) Oracle General Ledger
7 14 (0.91%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 12 (0.78%) Oracle Applications
8 12 (0.78%) Oracle Cash Management
9 11 (0.72%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 8 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
10 8 (0.52%) SAP ERP
10 8 (0.52%) SAP HR
11 7 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
11 7 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
12 6 (0.39%) Bloomberg AIM
12 6 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 137 (8.94%) Office 365
2 106 (6.91%) Azure
3 87 (5.68%) Power Platform
4 67 (4.37%) AWS
5 25 (1.63%) Google Analytics
6 21 (1.37%) Azure Active Directory
7 19 (1.24%) SaaS
8 17 (1.11%) GCP
9 14 (0.91%) Dynamics 365
10 13 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
11 11 (0.72%) SuccessFactors
12 9 (0.59%) Trello
13 5 (0.33%) Boomi
13 5 (0.33%) Mimecast
13 5 (0.33%) PowerApps
14 4 (0.26%) Adobe Analytics
14 4 (0.26%) ShareGate
15 3 (0.20%) IaaS
16 2 (0.13%) GitHub
16 2 (0.13%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 71 (4.63%) Firewall
2 61 (3.98%) TCP/IP
3 34 (2.22%) SAN
4 23 (1.50%) Intrusion Detection
5 22 (1.44%) DNS
5 22 (1.44%) WAN
6 21 (1.37%) LAN
7 18 (1.17%) Network Security
8 15 (0.98%) HTTP
8 15 (0.98%) Internet
9 14 (0.91%) DHCP
9 14 (0.91%) Skype
10 12 (0.78%) Broadband
10 12 (0.78%) Wireless
11 11 (0.72%) Cisco IOS
11 11 (0.72%) Wireshark
12 10 (0.65%) SMTP
12 10 (0.65%) VoIP
13 8 (0.52%) VPN
13 8 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (7.05%) SQL Server
2 87 (5.68%) Power BI
3 63 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
4 41 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 38 (2.48%) Data Lake
6 31 (2.02%) Oracle Reports
7 29 (1.89%) Relational Database
8 27 (1.76%) BusinessObjects
8 27 (1.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 22 (1.44%) Oracle Database
10 20 (1.30%) Big Data
11 15 (0.98%) RDBMS
12 14 (0.91%) QlikView
13 11 (0.72%) BigQuery
13 11 (0.72%) Snowflake Schema
14 10 (0.65%) Looker
15 9 (0.59%) Data Mining
16 8 (0.52%) Amazon RDS
16 8 (0.52%) MySQL
17 7 (0.46%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 113 (7.37%) JIRA
2 102 (6.65%) Selenium
3 38 (2.48%) Cucumber
4 36 (2.35%) WebDriver
5 35 (2.28%) SoapUI
6 32 (2.09%) Jenkins
7 25 (1.63%) Git (software)
7 25 (1.63%) Visual Studio
8 23 (1.50%) SpecFlow
9 16 (1.04%) Octopus Deploy
9 16 (1.04%) Visual Studio Team System
10 15 (0.98%) TeamCity
11 14 (0.91%) Subversion
12 13 (0.85%) Postman
13 12 (0.78%) JBehave
14 11 (0.72%) PowerBuilder
15 8 (0.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 8 (0.52%) IntelliJ
15 8 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
16 7 (0.46%) JMeter
General
1 402 (26.22%) Finance
2 108 (7.05%) Retail
3 96 (6.26%) Banking
4 86 (5.61%) Marketing
5 44 (2.87%) Law
5 44 (2.87%) Legal
6 38 (2.48%) Front Office
7 31 (2.02%) Telecoms
8 25 (1.63%) Public Sector
9 24 (1.57%) Manufacturing
10 20 (1.30%) Advertising
11 19 (1.24%) General Ledger
12 14 (0.91%) Back Office
13 12 (0.78%) Billing
14 11 (0.72%) Games
15 10 (0.65%) Military
16 8 (0.52%) Local Government
17 7 (0.46%) Aerospace
18 5 (0.33%) Automotive
18 5 (0.33%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (2.35%) .NET
2 24 (1.57%) JSON
2 24 (1.57%) SOAP
2 24 (1.57%) XML
3 22 (1.44%) REST
4 20 (1.30%) HTML
5 19 (1.24%) Web Services
6 13 (0.85%) Gherkin
7 10 (0.65%) Oracle Fusion
8 9 (0.59%) .NET Framework
9 8 (0.52%) ASP.NET
10 7 (0.46%) CSS
11 6 (0.39%) FIX Protocol
11 6 (0.39%) jQuery
11 6 (0.39%) RESTful
12 5 (0.33%) ASP.NET Web API
12 5 (0.33%) Spring
13 4 (0.26%) Apache Flex
13 4 (0.26%) JMS
13 4 (0.26%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 245 (15.98%) Analytical Skills
2 70 (4.57%) Management Information System
3 37 (2.41%) Self-Motivation
4 35 (2.28%) User Experience
5 27 (1.76%) Security Operations Centre
6 22 (1.44%) Fixed Income
7 19 (1.24%) Data Centre
7 19 (1.24%) Reinsurance
8 18 (1.17%) Greenfield Project
9 16 (1.04%) Cyberthreat
9 16 (1.04%) Video Conferencing
10 15 (0.98%) Credit Risk
10 15 (0.98%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 15 (0.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 13 (0.85%) Data Structures
12 12 (0.78%) Cyber Defence
12 12 (0.78%) Mobile App
13 11 (0.72%) Derivative
13 11 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
14 10 (0.65%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 229 (14.94%) Windows
2 81 (5.28%) Linux
3 75 (4.89%) Windows Server
4 62 (4.04%) Windows 10
5 52 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 33 (2.15%) Unix
7 31 (2.02%) Windows Server 2008
8 28 (1.83%) Windows 7
9 15 (0.98%) Mac OS
10 13 (0.85%) Android
11 11 (0.72%) Apple iOS
12 7 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (0.26%) Kali Linux
14 2 (0.13%) Data ONTAP
14 2 (0.13%) Solaris
14 2 (0.13%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.13%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.065%) CentOS
15 1 (0.065%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 476 (31.05%) Agile Software Development
2 243 (15.85%) Business Analysis
3 222 (14.48%) Stakeholder Management
4 194 (12.65%) Analytics
5 192 (12.52%) Problem-Solving
6 173 (11.29%) Business Intelligence
7 152 (9.92%) Project Management
8 149 (9.72%) Test Automation
9 137 (8.94%) Information Security
10 136 (8.87%) User Acceptance Testing
11 132 (8.61%) Mentoring
12 122 (7.96%) Cybersecurity
13 112 (7.31%) Data Analysis
14 109 (7.11%) E-Commerce
15 107 (6.98%) ITIL
16 104 (6.78%) Security Operations
17 103 (6.72%) Waterfall
18 101 (6.59%) SIEM
19 97 (6.33%) Data Modelling
20 94 (6.13%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 391 (25.51%) SQL
2 129 (8.41%) Python
3 90 (5.87%) Java
4 62 (4.04%) R
5 60 (3.91%) PowerShell
6 58 (3.78%) C#
7 57 (3.72%) VBA
8 39 (2.54%) PL/SQL
9 38 (2.48%) JavaScript
10 19 (1.24%) T-SQL
11 14 (0.91%) C
12 13 (0.85%) Bash Shell
13 7 (0.46%) C++
13 7 (0.46%) Shell Script
14 6 (0.39%) Perl
14 6 (0.39%) TypeScript
14 6 (0.39%) VB
15 5 (0.33%) ABAP
15 5 (0.33%) PHP
15 5 (0.33%) UniBasic
Qualifications
1 151 (9.85%) Degree
2 77 (5.02%) CISSP
3 47 (3.07%) Cisco Certification
3 47 (3.07%) ISEB
4 42 (2.74%) Security Cleared
5 40 (2.61%) CISM
6 35 (2.28%) ISTQB
7 32 (2.09%) CCNA
7 32 (2.09%) Microsoft Certification
8 28 (1.83%) CEH
9 21 (1.37%) SC Cleared
10 19 (1.24%) SANS
11 18 (1.17%) CCNP
11 18 (1.17%) Computer Science Degree
11 18 (1.17%) MCSA
12 16 (1.04%) MCSE
13 15 (0.98%) GCIH
13 15 (0.98%) GSEC
13 15 (0.98%) IIBA
14 13 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (5.09%) QA
2 44 (2.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 34 (2.22%) Data Quality
4 32 (2.09%) SLA
5 27 (1.76%) PCI DSS
6 21 (1.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 20 (1.30%) GAAP
8 18 (1.17%) PMO
9 17 (1.11%) GDPR
10 15 (0.98%) Actionable Recommendations
11 8 (0.52%) NIST
12 4 (0.26%) Solvency II
13 3 (0.20%) ISO 20022
13 3 (0.20%) MiFID
14 2 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
14 2 (0.13%) EMIR
14 2 (0.13%) ISO 8583
14 2 (0.13%) ISO 9001
15 1 (0.065%) P3O
15 1 (0.065%) WCAG
System Software
1 127 (8.28%) Active Directory
2 34 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (1.24%) Hyper-V
4 15 (0.98%) Docker
5 14 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
5 14 (0.91%) vSphere
6 12 (0.78%) DFS Replication
7 11 (0.72%) XenApp
8 8 (0.52%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (0.20%) VMware NSX
11 2 (0.13%) Snort
12 1 (0.065%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 1 (0.065%) Firmware
12 1 (0.065%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.065%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.065%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 41 (2.67%) SCCM
2 12 (0.78%) Microsoft Intune
3 9 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (0.46%) Nessus
4 7 (0.46%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 6 (0.39%) Ansible
5 6 (0.39%) CSIRT
5 6 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (0.39%) QRadar
6 5 (0.33%) Puppet
6 5 (0.33%) SCOM
7 4 (0.26%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 4 (0.26%) Nmap
7 4 (0.26%) SolarWinds Orion
8 3 (0.20%) Jamf Pro
8 3 (0.20%) Kubernetes
8 3 (0.20%) vCenter Server
8 3 (0.20%) WMI
9 2 (0.13%) Nagios
9 2 (0.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 223 (14.55%) Microsoft
2 123 (8.02%) Tableau
3 106 (6.91%) Oracle
4 73 (4.76%) SAP
5 61 (3.98%) VMware
6 60 (3.91%) Cisco
7 55 (3.59%) WorldPay
8 33 (2.15%) Citrix
9 32 (2.09%) Google
10 31 (2.02%) FIS
11 21 (1.37%) Automation Anywhere
11 21 (1.37%) Blue Prism
11 21 (1.37%) UiPath
12 20 (1.30%) Alteryx
12 20 (1.30%) Apple
12 20 (1.30%) Bloomberg
12 20 (1.30%) Cadence
12 20 (1.30%) Splunk
12 20 (1.30%) Teradata
13 19 (1.24%) hybris