Period
to 4 July 2020

The median annual salary for a Senior Analyst was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 4 July 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
4 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 260 267 253
Rank change year-on-year +7 -14 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 951 1,813 2,393
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.21% 1.23% 1.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% 1.29% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 679 1,321 1,862
Median annual salary £52,500 £49,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -2.00% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,750 £32,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% - -

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 75,040 140,792 170,979
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.10% 95.89% 96.29%
Number of salaries quoted 60,375 112,378 138,885
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 4 July 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 4 July 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 +7 862 £53,000 +6.00% 37
UK excluding London +17 476 £47,000 +4.44% 26
London +8 451 £62,500 +8.70% 17
North of England +44 121 £47,750 +16.46% 4
South East -5 121 £51,250 +2.50% 3
Midlands +83 86 £47,000 +4.44% 7
West Midlands +83 73 £47,000 +4.44% 5
North West +38 59 £47,000 +4.44% 3
Yorkshire +99 55 £47,500 +15.50% 1
South West +50 47 £42,000 -1.18% 4
Work from Home +48 43 £50,000 -16.67% 7
Scotland +59 39 £37,500 -4.46% 5
East of England +60 34 £52,500 +5.00% 2
Wales -11 24 £45,000 +16.88% 1
East Midlands +40 13 £43,250 -3.89% 2
North East -12 7 £52,500 +59.09%
Northern Ireland +24 6 £40,000 -60.00%

Senior Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 July 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.

1 278 (29.23%) SQL
2 262 (27.55%) Agile Software Development
3 256 (26.92%) Finance
4 215 (22.61%) Analytical Skills
5 168 (17.67%) Degree
6 160 (16.82%) Business Intelligence
6 160 (16.82%) Analytics
7 145 (15.25%) Microsoft
8 138 (14.51%) Windows
9 135 (14.20%) Data Analysis
10 133 (13.99%) Python
11 128 (13.46%) SQL Server
12 127 (13.35%) Business Analysis
13 116 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
14 114 (11.99%) Tableau
15 112 (11.78%) Oracle
16 109 (11.46%) User Acceptance Testing
17 105 (11.04%) ETL
18 96 (10.09%) Office 365
19 90 (9.46%) Project Management
20 89 (9.36%) Microsoft Excel
20 89 (9.36%) Problem-Solving
21 83 (8.73%) Legal
22 80 (8.41%) Azure
23 78 (8.20%) Data Analytics
24 75 (7.89%) Cybersecurity
25 69 (7.26%) Active Directory
25 69 (7.26%) Data Lake
26 68 (7.15%) Mentoring
27 67 (7.05%) Alteryx

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 25 (2.63%) Confluence
2 24 (2.52%) MS Exchange
3 20 (2.10%) SAS
4 13 (1.37%) CMS
5 12 (1.26%) SharePoint
6 9 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (0.74%) Umbraco
8 7 (0.74%) WordPress
9 4 (0.42%) EPiServer
9 4 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (0.42%) Skype for Business
10 3 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.21%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.21%) MQSeries
11 2 (0.21%) Oracle UPK
11 2 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.11%) IIS
12 1 (0.11%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 89 (9.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 56 (5.89%) Microsoft Office
3 20 (2.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 16 (1.68%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.63%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.53%) SPSS
7 1 (0.11%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.11%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 12 (1.26%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (0.95%) Oracle Financials
2 9 (0.95%) Unit4 Business World
3 8 (0.84%) Oracle Applications
4 7 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.74%) Oracle Payables
4 7 (0.74%) Oracle Receivables
5 6 (0.63%) Oracle EBS R12
5 6 (0.63%) Oracle General Ledger
6 5 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.53%) Oracle Assets
6 5 (0.53%) SAP HR
7 4 (0.42%) SAP Hybris
7 4 (0.42%) SAP MM
7 4 (0.42%) SAP SD
7 4 (0.42%) thinkFolio
8 3 (0.32%) Hyperion Planning
8 3 (0.32%) NetSuite
9 2 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.21%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 96 (10.09%) Office 365
2 80 (8.41%) Azure
3 60 (6.31%) Power Platform
4 35 (3.68%) AWS
5 22 (2.31%) SaaS
6 15 (1.58%) Azure Active Directory
6 15 (1.58%) Dynamics 365
7 11 (1.16%) GCP
8 10 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (0.84%) Google Analytics
10 7 (0.74%) GitHub
10 7 (0.74%) Trello
10 7 (0.74%) Yammer
11 5 (0.53%) PaaS
11 5 (0.53%) SuccessFactors
12 4 (0.42%) Boomi
12 4 (0.42%) OneDrive
13 3 (0.32%) BlazeMeter
13 3 (0.32%) Datadog
13 3 (0.32%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 55 (5.78%) TCP/IP
2 45 (4.73%) Firewall
3 24 (2.52%) SAN
4 23 (2.42%) Network Security
5 21 (2.21%) HTTP
6 20 (2.10%) DNS
7 18 (1.89%) VPN
7 18 (1.89%) WAN
8 17 (1.79%) Intrusion Detection
9 15 (1.58%) LAN
10 13 (1.37%) Internet
11 11 (1.16%) DHCP
11 11 (1.16%) VoIP
12 10 (1.05%) Cisco IOS
13 8 (0.84%) Broadband
13 8 (0.84%) SMTP
13 8 (0.84%) VLAN
13 8 (0.84%) Wireless
14 7 (0.74%) Wireshark
15 6 (0.63%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (13.46%) SQL Server
2 69 (7.26%) Data Lake
3 67 (7.05%) Oracle Reports
4 60 (6.31%) Power BI
5 40 (4.21%) Data Warehouse
6 25 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 24 (2.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 17 (1.79%) QlikView
9 15 (1.58%) Big Data
10 8 (0.84%) BigQuery
11 7 (0.74%) Data Mining
11 7 (0.74%) Oracle Database
11 7 (0.74%) Relational Database
12 6 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
13 5 (0.53%) BusinessObjects
13 5 (0.53%) Oracle BI EE
13 5 (0.53%) Qlik Sense
13 5 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (0.53%) SQL Server 2014
13 5 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 46 (4.84%) JIRA
2 38 (4.00%) Selenium
3 23 (2.42%) Cucumber
4 19 (2.00%) Jenkins
5 13 (1.37%) Git (software)
5 13 (1.37%) Octopus Deploy
5 13 (1.37%) TeamCity
6 11 (1.16%) SoapUI
6 11 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (1.16%) WebDriver
7 9 (0.95%) Visual Studio Team System
8 8 (0.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 8 (0.84%) JMeter
8 8 (0.84%) Maven
8 8 (0.84%) Postman
9 7 (0.74%) Visual Studio
10 6 (0.63%) Eclipse
10 6 (0.63%) SpecFlow
10 6 (0.63%) Toad
11 5 (0.53%) Subversion
General
1 256 (26.92%) Finance
2 83 (8.73%) Legal
3 41 (4.31%) Retail
4 37 (3.89%) Banking
5 33 (3.47%) Front Office
6 31 (3.26%) Marketing
7 28 (2.94%) Law
8 26 (2.73%) Back Office
9 15 (1.58%) Manufacturing
10 14 (1.47%) Telecoms
11 11 (1.16%) Public Sector
12 9 (0.95%) Billing
13 8 (0.84%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.63%) Advertising
14 6 (0.63%) Games
14 6 (0.63%) Local Government
15 5 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
15 5 (0.53%) Police
16 3 (0.32%) Automotive
16 3 (0.32%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (3.15%) JSON
2 22 (2.31%) .NET
3 20 (2.10%) XML
4 16 (1.68%) HTML
5 11 (1.16%) CSS
5 11 (1.16%) jQuery
5 11 (1.16%) Web Services
6 8 (0.84%) Ajax
6 8 (0.84%) ASP.NET
7 7 (0.74%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (0.63%) FIX Protocol
8 6 (0.63%) REST
8 6 (0.63%) RESTful
8 6 (0.63%) Spring
9 4 (0.42%) .NET Framework
9 4 (0.42%) Spring Boot
10 3 (0.32%) Apache Flex
10 3 (0.32%) COM
10 3 (0.32%) SOAP
10 3 (0.32%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 215 (22.61%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (4.42%) Management Information System
3 25 (2.63%) Fixed Income
4 17 (1.79%) Derivative
5 16 (1.68%) Self-Motivation
5 16 (1.68%) User Experience
6 13 (1.37%) Cyberthreat
7 10 (1.05%) Mobile App
7 10 (1.05%) Video Conferencing
8 9 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 9 (0.95%) Security Operations Centre
9 8 (0.84%) Credit Risk
9 8 (0.84%) Data Structures
9 8 (0.84%) Greenfield Project
9 8 (0.84%) NHS
10 7 (0.74%) BYOD
10 7 (0.74%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 7 (0.74%) Hedge funds
10 7 (0.74%) Virtual Team
11 6 (0.63%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 138 (14.51%) Windows
2 45 (4.73%) Windows 10
3 42 (4.42%) Linux
4 39 (4.10%) Windows Server
5 30 (3.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (2.73%) Windows Server 2016
7 16 (1.68%) Unix
8 14 (1.47%) Windows 7
9 11 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (0.63%) Mac OS
11 5 (0.53%) Android
11 5 (0.53%) Apple iOS
11 5 (0.53%) Windows Server 2019
12 4 (0.42%) Kali Linux
12 4 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.21%) AIX
13 2 (0.21%) Data ONTAP
14 1 (0.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 262 (27.55%) Agile Software Development
2 160 (16.82%) Analytics
2 160 (16.82%) Business Intelligence
3 135 (14.20%) Data Analysis
4 127 (13.35%) Business Analysis
5 116 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
6 109 (11.46%) User Acceptance Testing
7 105 (11.04%) ETL
8 90 (9.46%) Project Management
9 89 (9.36%) Problem-Solving
10 78 (8.20%) Data Analytics
11 75 (7.89%) Cybersecurity
12 68 (7.15%) Mentoring
13 67 (7.05%) Security Operations
13 67 (7.05%) Test Automation
14 65 (6.83%) Migration
14 65 (6.83%) SIEM
15 64 (6.73%) Information Security
16 63 (6.62%) Data Extraction
16 63 (6.62%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 278 (29.23%) SQL
2 133 (13.99%) Python
3 46 (4.84%) Java
4 44 (4.63%) JavaScript
5 42 (4.42%) PowerShell
6 36 (3.79%) C#
7 32 (3.36%) R
8 24 (2.52%) VBA
9 18 (1.89%) Bash Shell
10 11 (1.16%) T-SQL
11 10 (1.05%) PL/SQL
12 8 (0.84%) PHP
13 5 (0.53%) Perl
13 5 (0.53%) Shell Script
13 5 (0.53%) TypeScript
14 4 (0.42%) C
14 4 (0.42%) C++
14 4 (0.42%) VBScript
15 3 (0.32%) UniBasic
15 3 (0.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 168 (17.67%) Degree
2 49 (5.15%) CISSP
3 35 (3.68%) Security Cleared
4 33 (3.47%) CISM
5 32 (3.36%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (2.21%) ISEB
6 21 (2.21%) ISTQB
7 18 (1.89%) CEH
8 17 (1.79%) CCNA
8 17 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (1.37%) Computer Science Degree
9 13 (1.37%) SC Cleared
10 11 (1.16%) CCNP
10 11 (1.16%) CCSP
11 10 (1.05%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 10 (1.05%) GIAC
11 10 (1.05%) SANS
12 9 (0.95%) IIBA
12 9 (0.95%) MCSA
13 8 (0.84%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (6.52%) GAAP
2 55 (5.78%) QA
3 20 (2.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (1.79%) Data Quality
4 17 (1.79%) PMO
5 16 (1.68%) SLA
6 10 (1.05%) PCI DSS
7 8 (0.84%) Actionable Recommendations
7 8 (0.84%) GDPR
7 8 (0.84%) MiFID
7 8 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.53%) NIST
9 4 (0.42%) Cyber Essentials
10 3 (0.32%) EMIR
11 2 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 2 (0.21%) IFRS
11 2 (0.21%) IFRS 9
12 1 (0.11%) COBIT
12 1 (0.11%) RMADS
12 1 (0.11%) Solvency II
System Software
1 69 (7.26%) Active Directory
2 17 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (1.47%) Docker
4 13 (1.37%) Hyper-V
5 8 (0.84%) XenApp
6 6 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (0.53%) DFS Replication
8 4 (0.42%) Snort
8 4 (0.42%) VMware Server
8 4 (0.42%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.11%) Firmware
10 1 (0.11%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.11%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 33 (3.47%) SCCM
2 10 (1.05%) Kubernetes
3 9 (0.95%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 6 (0.63%) vCenter Server
5 5 (0.53%) Microsoft Intune
6 4 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (0.42%) Rancher
6 4 (0.42%) XenMobile
7 3 (0.32%) CSIRT
8 2 (0.21%) Ansible
8 2 (0.21%) Control-M
8 2 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.21%) Puppet
8 2 (0.21%) WMI
9 1 (0.11%) Cisco Prime
9 1 (0.11%) Computer Incident Response Team
9 1 (0.11%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.11%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 145 (15.25%) Microsoft
2 114 (11.99%) Tableau
3 112 (11.78%) Oracle
4 67 (7.05%) Alteryx
5 63 (6.62%) Automation Anywhere
5 63 (6.62%) Blue Prism
5 63 (6.62%) UiPath
6 62 (6.52%) Cadence
6 62 (6.52%) Teradata
7 39 (4.10%) SAP
8 33 (3.47%) Cisco
9 28 (2.94%) VMware
10 27 (2.84%) Splunk
11 21 (2.21%) Citrix
12 19 (2.00%) Google
13 17 (1.79%) Bloomberg
14 13 (1.37%) Apple
14 13 (1.37%) Reuters
15 12 (1.26%) Sage
15 12 (1.26%) SolarWinds