Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Analyst was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 248 229 203
Rank change year-on-year -19 -26 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 2499 2834 3657
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.39% 1.52% 1.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.45% 1.57% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1826 2401 2923
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -3.06% +8.89%
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -3.41% +3.53%

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 172189 180467 210956
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.78% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138171 151048 175187
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

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 20 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 -25 2278 £51,500 +4.04% 156
UK excluding London -41 1337 £45,000 +5.88% 102
London +20 1143 £62,500 +8.70% 68
North of England -25 360 £45,250 +13.13% 25
South East -58 298 £46,750 -1.58% 21
Midlands -35 197 £42,500 - 15
North West -3 179 £50,000 +25.00% 13
Scotland +33 174 £45,000 - 12
Yorkshire -33 174 £42,500 +6.25% 11
South West -16 154 £42,500 -5.56% 13
West Midlands -32 132 £42,500 +2.41% 12
East of England -76 128 £40,000 -15.79% 14
East Midlands -8 65 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Wales -31 28 £36,000 +5.11%
North East -15 7 £38,500 +10.00% 1
Northern Ireland -25 4 £38,750 -3.13% 2

Senior Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Senior Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Senior Analyst in the job title.

1 973 (38.94%) Finance
2 680 (27.21%) Agile Software Development
3 638 (25.53%) SQL
4 527 (21.09%) Analytical Skills
5 523 (20.93%) Business Analysis
6 430 (17.21%) Banking
7 374 (14.97%) Microsoft
8 334 (13.37%) Windows
9 331 (13.25%) Degree
10 303 (12.12%) SDLC
11 299 (11.96%) Project Management
12 275 (11.00%) Test Automation
13 266 (10.64%) Asset Management
14 261 (10.44%) Stakeholder Management
15 251 (10.04%) QA
16 240 (9.60%) Business Intelligence
17 234 (9.36%) ITIL
18 232 (9.28%) Investment Banking
19 229 (9.16%) Retail Banking
19 229 (9.16%) Analytics
20 213 (8.52%) Wealth Management
21 210 (8.40%) Retail
22 205 (8.20%) Microsoft Excel
23 195 (7.80%) Data Analysis
23 195 (7.80%) Mentoring
24 194 (7.76%) Microsoft Office
25 187 (7.48%) SQL Server
26 184 (7.36%) Marketing
27 177 (7.08%) Oracle
28 174 (6.96%) 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
1 135 (5.40%) SAS
2 65 (2.60%) MS Exchange
3 62 (2.48%) SharePoint
4 41 (1.64%) Confluence
5 31 (1.24%) Tomcat
6 29 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
6 29 (1.16%) Skype for Business
7 28 (1.12%) IIS
8 22 (0.88%) JBoss
9 12 (0.48%) CMS
10 11 (0.44%) Apache
11 9 (0.36%) IBM Domino
12 8 (0.32%) Apache Spark
13 5 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
13 5 (0.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 5 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2007
14 4 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
15 3 (0.12%) EPiServer
15 3 (0.12%) Umbraco
Applications
1 205 (8.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 194 (7.76%) Microsoft Office
3 75 (3.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 71 (2.84%) MS Visio
5 23 (0.92%) SPSS
6 10 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
7 5 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.040%) Camtasia
8 1 (0.040%) CATIA
8 1 (0.040%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.040%) Mathcad
8 1 (0.040%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.040%) Siemens NX
8 1 (0.040%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 35 (1.40%) Oracle EBS
2 29 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 21 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
4 16 (0.64%) SAP MM
5 13 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
6 12 (0.48%) Payment Gateway
7 11 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
7 11 (0.44%) Endur
7 11 (0.44%) SAP PP
8 9 (0.36%) Markit EDM
8 9 (0.36%) SAP MII
8 9 (0.36%) SAP PP-PI
9 8 (0.32%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 8 (0.32%) SAP CO
9 8 (0.32%) SAP FI
9 8 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
10 7 (0.28%) BigMachines
10 7 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
11 6 (0.24%) Adobe Campaign
11 6 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 94 (3.76%) Office 365
2 86 (3.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 53 (2.12%) Amazon AWS
4 42 (1.68%) SaaS
5 18 (0.72%) Google Analytics
6 16 (0.64%) PaaS
7 15 (0.60%) IaaS
8 13 (0.52%) BlazeMeter
9 12 (0.48%) Adobe Analytics
10 11 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
11 9 (0.36%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 7 (0.28%) Dynamics 365
12 7 (0.28%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
13 5 (0.20%) BrowserStack
14 4 (0.16%) Mimecast
15 3 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
15 3 (0.12%) Trello
16 2 (0.080%) Azure Machine Learning
16 2 (0.080%) Datadog
16 2 (0.080%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 101 (4.04%) Firewall
2 74 (2.96%) VPN
3 70 (2.80%) TCP/IP
4 67 (2.68%) Network Security
5 64 (2.56%) LAN
6 61 (2.44%) WAN
7 49 (1.96%) DNS
8 42 (1.68%) DHCP
9 33 (1.32%) VLAN
10 32 (1.28%) Remote Desktop
11 30 (1.20%) Internet
12 29 (1.16%) SAN
13 27 (1.08%) Intrusion Detection
13 27 (1.08%) MPLS
14 24 (0.96%) Wireless
15 22 (0.88%) Cisco ASA
16 21 (0.84%) VoIP
17 19 (0.76%) HTTP
18 17 (0.68%) SSL
19 16 (0.64%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 187 (7.48%) SQL Server
2 78 (3.12%) Data Warehouse
3 74 (2.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 65 (2.60%) Relational Database
4 65 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 58 (2.32%) BusinessObjects
6 43 (1.72%) MySQL
7 41 (1.64%) Big Data
8 37 (1.48%) Power BI
9 36 (1.44%) QlikView
9 36 (1.44%) RDBMS
10 35 (1.40%) Crystal Reports
11 30 (1.20%) Oracle Database
12 22 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
13 21 (0.84%) Hadoop
14 20 (0.80%) Base SAS
15 19 (0.76%) Oracle BI EE
16 18 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
17 17 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 15 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 161 (6.44%) JIRA
2 150 (6.00%) Selenium
3 92 (3.68%) SoapUI
4 79 (3.16%) Cucumber
5 47 (1.88%) Visual Studio
6 44 (1.76%) HP UFT
7 36 (1.44%) Team Foundation Server
8 34 (1.36%) Jenkins
9 33 (1.32%) SpecFlow
9 33 (1.32%) WebDriver
10 32 (1.28%) JMeter
11 30 (1.20%) Oracle Forms
12 25 (1.00%) Git (software)
13 19 (0.76%) Zephyr
14 15 (0.60%) Appium
15 14 (0.56%) Eclipse
16 12 (0.48%) JUnit
17 10 (0.40%) Metasploit
17 10 (0.40%) Ranorex
18 9 (0.36%) JBehave
General
1 973 (38.94%) Finance
2 430 (17.21%) Banking
3 232 (9.28%) Investment Banking
4 229 (9.16%) Retail Banking
5 210 (8.40%) Retail
6 184 (7.36%) Marketing
7 119 (4.76%) Legal
8 94 (3.76%) Back Office
9 73 (2.92%) Manufacturing
10 47 (1.88%) Front Office
11 40 (1.60%) Law
12 39 (1.56%) Telecoms
13 38 (1.52%) Advertising
14 29 (1.16%) Publishing
15 20 (0.80%) Games
16 16 (0.64%) Electronics
17 14 (0.56%) Financial Institution
18 13 (0.52%) International Banking
19 12 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
19 12 (0.48%) Vietnamese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (4.32%) XML
2 102 (4.08%) .NET
3 97 (3.88%) Web Services
4 74 (2.96%) SOAP
5 51 (2.04%) HTML
6 43 (1.72%) ASP.NET
7 41 (1.64%) CSS
8 32 (1.28%) REST
9 29 (1.16%) Gherkin
10 28 (1.12%) J2EE
11 27 (1.08%) JSON
12 24 (0.96%) XSLT
13 22 (0.88%) Hibernate
14 21 (0.84%) JBoss Seam
14 21 (0.84%) Spring
14 21 (0.84%) Struts
14 21 (0.84%) XHTML
15 17 (0.68%) EDI
15 17 (0.68%) WCF
16 16 (0.64%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 527 (21.09%) Analytical Skills
2 154 (6.16%) Management Information System
3 81 (3.24%) Computer Science
4 70 (2.80%) Credit Risk
5 68 (2.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 60 (2.40%) Fintech
7 51 (2.04%) Derivative
8 50 (2.00%) User Experience
9 43 (1.72%) Equities
10 40 (1.60%) Mobile App
11 32 (1.28%) OTC Derivatives
12 29 (1.16%) Data Centre
12 29 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
13 26 (1.04%) iPhone
14 25 (1.00%) Fixed Income
14 25 (1.00%) Greenfield Project
15 23 (0.92%) PMI
15 23 (0.92%) Video Conferencing
16 21 (0.84%) Blackberry
17 19 (0.76%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 334 (13.37%) Windows
2 107 (4.28%) Linux
3 87 (3.48%) Windows Server
4 77 (3.08%) Unix
5 71 (2.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 68 (2.72%) Windows 7
7 50 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 39 (1.56%) Android
9 32 (1.28%) Apple iOS
10 31 (1.24%) Windows 10
11 23 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
12 19 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 19 (0.76%) Solaris
13 11 (0.44%) Windows Phone
14 7 (0.28%) Kali Linux
14 7 (0.28%) Windows NT
15 5 (0.20%) Mac OS
16 4 (0.16%) Windows 8
17 3 (0.12%) VxWorks
17 3 (0.12%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 680 (27.21%) Agile Software Development
2 523 (20.93%) Business Analysis
3 303 (12.12%) SDLC
4 299 (11.96%) Project Management
5 275 (11.00%) Test Automation
6 266 (10.64%) Asset Management
7 261 (10.44%) Stakeholder Management
8 240 (9.60%) Business Intelligence
9 234 (9.36%) ITIL
10 229 (9.16%) Analytics
11 213 (8.52%) Wealth Management
12 195 (7.80%) Data Analysis
12 195 (7.80%) Mentoring
13 174 (6.96%) User Acceptance Testing
14 169 (6.76%) Scrum
15 165 (6.60%) CRM
16 156 (6.24%) Waterfall
17 138 (5.52%) User Stories
18 135 (5.40%) E-Commerce
19 129 (5.16%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 638 (25.53%) SQL
2 136 (5.44%) Java
3 131 (5.24%) C#
4 129 (5.16%) Python
5 66 (2.64%) R
6 60 (2.40%) PowerShell
7 55 (2.20%) JavaScript
8 52 (2.08%) T-SQL
9 45 (1.80%) VB
10 44 (1.76%) PL/SQL
11 32 (1.28%) Ruby
12 31 (1.24%) Perl
13 28 (1.12%) VBA
14 27 (1.08%) C
15 24 (0.96%) PHP
16 19 (0.76%) VB.NET
17 18 (0.72%) Shell Script
18 16 (0.64%) C++
19 13 (0.52%) Bash Shell
20 11 (0.44%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 331 (13.25%) Degree
2 131 (5.24%) ISEB
3 77 (3.08%) ISTQB
4 70 (2.80%) Security Cleared
5 65 (2.60%) CISSP
6 56 (2.24%) SC Cleared
7 43 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
8 39 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
9 36 (1.44%) CISM
10 34 (1.36%) CCNA
11 33 (1.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 32 (1.28%) SANS
13 29 (1.16%) GIAC
14 28 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
14 28 (1.12%) GCIH
15 25 (1.00%) GCIA
16 23 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
16 23 (0.92%) PMI Certification
17 19 (0.76%) CBAP
18 18 (0.72%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 251 (10.04%) QA
2 80 (3.20%) SLA
3 52 (2.08%) Data Quality
4 48 (1.92%) PMO
5 29 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 28 (1.12%) Basel III
7 19 (0.76%) GDPR
8 11 (0.44%) PCI DSS
8 11 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 9 (0.36%) MiFID
10 8 (0.32%) COBIT
10 8 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials
10 8 (0.32%) GAAP
10 8 (0.32%) ISO 20022
10 8 (0.32%) ISO 8583
10 8 (0.32%) Solvency II
11 5 (0.20%) COSO
12 4 (0.16%) SEPA
13 3 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
13 3 (0.12%) GMP
System Software
1 162 (6.48%) Active Directory
2 83 (3.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (1.24%) vSphere
4 28 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
5 27 (1.08%) Hyper-V
6 22 (0.88%) XenApp
7 16 (0.64%) Terminal Services
8 14 (0.56%) Docker
9 11 (0.44%) XenServer
10 10 (0.40%) XenDesktop
11 9 (0.36%) KVM
11 9 (0.36%) VMware Workstation
12 7 (0.28%) Virtual Desktop
13 5 (0.20%) Terminal Server
14 4 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
14 4 (0.16%) VMware NSX
15 3 (0.12%) Snort
16 2 (0.080%) Virtual Servers
17 1 (0.040%) Time Sharing Option
17 1 (0.040%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 44 (1.76%) SCCM
2 27 (1.08%) WSUS
3 24 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
4 20 (0.80%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 20 (0.80%) vCenter Server
5 17 (0.68%) CSIRT
6 13 (0.52%) Backup Exec
7 12 (0.48%) Nessus
7 12 (0.48%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 9 (0.36%) ZABBIX
9 8 (0.32%) Norton AntiVirus
10 7 (0.28%) AirWatch
10 7 (0.28%) SCOM
11 6 (0.24%) Malwarebytes
12 4 (0.16%) Ansible
12 4 (0.16%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
12 4 (0.16%) FortiGate
12 4 (0.16%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 4 (0.16%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 3 (0.12%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 374 (14.97%) Microsoft
2 177 (7.08%) Oracle
3 115 (4.60%) SAP
4 108 (4.32%) Tableau
5 107 (4.28%) VMware
6 103 (4.12%) Citrix
7 91 (3.64%) Cisco
8 53 (2.12%) Salesforce.com
9 51 (2.04%) HP
10 47 (1.88%) Sybase
11 40 (1.60%) Google
12 29 (1.16%) Palo Alto
13 27 (1.08%) CheckPoint
14 23 (0.92%) F5
15 22 (0.88%) Adobe
16 21 (0.84%) Symantec
17 20 (0.80%) ServiceNow
18 19 (0.76%) Sun
19 17 (0.68%) Avaya
19 17 (0.68%) Red Hat