Period
to 23 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Technical Analyst was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 July 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Technical Analyst
UK
6 months to
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 467 468 439
Rank change year-on-year +1 -29 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 1,071 1,092 1,416
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.62% 0.61% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.64% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 893 896 1,253
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £25,350 £21,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,875 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £33,250 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -8.90% +4.29% +6.06%

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 166,603 170,818 195,522
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.19% 96.18% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 134,776 139,014 164,319
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%

Technical Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Technical Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Analyst in the UK

Technical Analyst
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Technical Analyst.

Salary trend for Technical Analyst in the UK

Technical Analyst
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Analyst over the 6 months to 23 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Technical Analyst in the UK

Technical 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 Technical Analyst within the UK over the 6 months to 23 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 +9 987 £42,500 - 115
UK excluding London +5 610 £33,250 -8.90% 91
London -17 450 £50,000 -9.09% 45
South East +54 199 £32,500 -13.33% 14
North of England +20 128 £35,000 +7.69% 26
Midlands -8 108 £27,500 -14.06% 15
West Midlands +19 92 £27,500 -11.29% 10
North West +16 69 £37,500 +19.05% 17
East of England +14 68 £41,500 +3.75% 6
Scotland -21 57 £42,500 +6.25% 13
Yorkshire +22 49 £30,000 -7.69% 8
South West -31 33 £36,000 -10.00% 9
East Midlands -19 16 £29,261 -34.98% 4
Wales +2 15 £38,250 -10.00% 7
North East -17 10 £33,125 -9.25% 1
Northern Ireland -5 2 £47,500 +26.67% 1

Technical Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2018, Technical 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 Technical Analyst in the job title.

1 433 (40.43%) SQL
2 326 (30.44%) Finance
3 259 (24.18%) Microsoft
4 241 (22.50%) Windows
5 225 (21.01%) Agile Software Development
6 192 (17.93%) Analytical Skills
7 164 (15.31%) ITIL
8 141 (13.17%) Active Directory
9 140 (13.07%) SQL Server
10 134 (12.51%) Degree
11 130 (12.14%) Problem-Solving
12 116 (10.83%) Linux
13 114 (10.64%) Business Analysis
14 110 (10.27%) Computer Science
15 98 (9.15%) Windows Server
16 93 (8.68%) Project Management
17 91 (8.50%) Office 365
18 90 (8.40%) Stakeholder Management
19 89 (8.31%) SDLC
20 87 (8.12%) User Stories
21 86 (8.03%) Retail
21 86 (8.03%) .NET
21 86 (8.03%) Java
22 83 (7.75%) Microsoft Office
22 83 (7.75%) Banking
23 82 (7.66%) Scrum
23 82 (7.66%) VMware
24 78 (7.28%) C#
25 61 (5.70%) Computer Science Degree
26 59 (5.51%) Microsoft Azure

Technical 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 (5.23%) IIS
1 56 (5.23%) MS Exchange
2 27 (2.52%) Apache
3 24 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (1.77%) JBoss
4 19 (1.77%) SharePoint
5 17 (1.59%) WebLogic
5 17 (1.59%) WebSphere
6 15 (1.40%) Confluence
6 15 (1.40%) Tomcat
7 14 (1.31%) WebSphere Application Server
8 13 (1.21%) CMS
9 10 (0.93%) Skype for Business
10 7 (0.65%) Oracle Workflow
11 6 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 5 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
12 5 (0.47%) SAS
13 4 (0.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 4 (0.37%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 83 (7.75%) Microsoft Office
2 41 (3.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (1.68%) MS Visio
4 12 (1.12%) Microsoft Project
5 10 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.093%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.093%) PrintSoft PReS
6 1 (0.093%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (1.31%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (1.03%) Oracle ERP
3 9 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (0.65%) Infor SunSystems
4 7 (0.65%) ReMetrica
5 6 (0.56%) assyst
6 5 (0.47%) Markit EDM
6 5 (0.47%) Sage X3
7 4 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.28%) Elite 3E
8 3 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
8 3 (0.28%) SAP S/4HANA
9 2 (0.19%) Oracle Assets
9 2 (0.19%) Oracle iProcurement
9 2 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
9 2 (0.19%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 2 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
9 2 (0.19%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 91 (8.50%) Office 365
2 59 (5.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (3.08%) SaaS
4 26 (2.43%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 6 (0.56%) Force.com
5 6 (0.56%) Mimecast
6 5 (0.47%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (0.37%) G Suite
7 4 (0.37%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.28%) Akamai
8 3 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.28%) Slack
9 2 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.19%) IaaS
9 2 (0.19%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 2 (0.19%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 1 (0.093%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 58 (5.42%) Firewall
2 56 (5.23%) TCP/IP
3 47 (4.39%) LAN
4 41 (3.83%) DNS
5 33 (3.08%) VPN
6 31 (2.89%) WAN
7 30 (2.80%) SAN
8 24 (2.24%) DHCP
9 21 (1.96%) Internet
10 20 (1.87%) Wi-Fi
11 19 (1.77%) Remote Desktop
12 18 (1.68%) Wireshark
13 17 (1.59%) Wireless
14 10 (0.93%) VLAN
15 9 (0.84%) Skype
16 8 (0.75%) FTP
16 8 (0.75%) HTTP
17 7 (0.65%) ATM
17 7 (0.65%) Fibre Channel
18 6 (0.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (13.07%) SQL Server
2 25 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 24 (2.24%) MySQL
3 24 (2.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (1.87%) BusinessObjects
5 19 (1.77%) Relational Database
6 16 (1.49%) Power BI
7 14 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (1.21%) NoSQL
9 10 (0.93%) Big Data
10 8 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (0.65%) GIS
11 7 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
12 6 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
12 6 (0.56%) DB2
13 5 (0.47%) MS Access
13 5 (0.47%) Oracle Database
14 4 (0.37%) MongoDB
14 4 (0.37%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 50 (4.67%) JIRA
2 14 (1.31%) Selenium
3 11 (1.03%) Jenkins
3 11 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (1.03%) TestRail
4 9 (0.84%) Cucumber
5 8 (0.75%) Visual Studio
6 7 (0.65%) JMeter
7 6 (0.56%) SpecFlow
8 5 (0.47%) Git (software)
8 5 (0.47%) Maven
8 5 (0.47%) SoapUI
8 5 (0.47%) Subversion
9 4 (0.37%) Appium
9 4 (0.37%) JBehave
10 3 (0.28%) Gatling
10 3 (0.28%) JUnit
10 3 (0.28%) LoadRunner
10 3 (0.28%) Oracle Forms
10 3 (0.28%) TeamCity
General
1 326 (30.44%) Finance
2 86 (8.03%) Retail
3 83 (7.75%) Banking
4 39 (3.64%) Legal
5 31 (2.89%) Law
5 31 (2.89%) Marketing
6 30 (2.80%) Games
7 29 (2.71%) French Language
7 29 (2.71%) German Language
8 23 (2.15%) Financial Institution
9 22 (2.05%) Investment Banking
10 21 (1.96%) Front Office
11 18 (1.68%) Spanish Language
12 17 (1.59%) Italian Language
13 16 (1.49%) Advertising
13 16 (1.49%) Manufacturing
14 11 (1.03%) Billing
15 10 (0.93%) Back Office
16 8 (0.75%) Military
17 6 (0.56%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (8.03%) .NET
2 54 (5.04%) XML
3 43 (4.01%) HTML
4 39 (3.64%) CSS
5 27 (2.52%) FIX Protocol
6 22 (2.05%) REST
7 20 (1.87%) Web Services
8 18 (1.68%) JSON
9 17 (1.59%) .NET Framework
9 17 (1.59%) Ajax
10 11 (1.03%) Middleware
10 11 (1.03%) SOAP
11 10 (0.93%) ASP.NET
12 8 (0.75%) jQuery
13 7 (0.65%) AngularJS
14 6 (0.56%) LDAP
14 6 (0.56%) RESTful
15 4 (0.37%) EDI
15 4 (0.37%) Mason
15 4 (0.37%) React
Miscellaneous
1 192 (17.93%) Analytical Skills
2 110 (10.27%) Computer Science
3 57 (5.32%) Fintech
4 56 (5.23%) Self-Motivation
5 48 (4.48%) Management Information System
6 36 (3.36%) Hedge funds
7 27 (2.52%) Virtual Team
8 23 (2.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 21 (1.96%) Replication
10 20 (1.87%) User Experience
11 18 (1.68%) Data Structures
12 15 (1.40%) EFT
12 15 (1.40%) Equities
12 15 (1.40%) Fat Client
12 15 (1.40%) Mobile App
12 15 (1.40%) Thin Client
13 14 (1.31%) Analytical Mindset
13 14 (1.31%) Derivative
13 14 (1.31%) e-Learning
14 12 (1.12%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 241 (22.50%) Windows
2 116 (10.83%) Linux
3 98 (9.15%) Windows Server
4 55 (5.14%) Unix
5 46 (4.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 46 (4.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 37 (3.45%) Windows 7
7 30 (2.80%) Windows 10
8 12 (1.12%) Apple iOS
9 10 (0.93%) Android
9 10 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (0.75%) Windows 8
11 7 (0.65%) AIX
11 7 (0.65%) Mac OS
12 5 (0.47%) CentOS
12 5 (0.47%) Solaris
13 4 (0.37%) Fedora
13 4 (0.37%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.28%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 225 (21.01%) Agile Software Development
2 164 (15.31%) ITIL
3 130 (12.14%) Problem-Solving
4 114 (10.64%) Business Analysis
5 93 (8.68%) Project Management
6 90 (8.40%) Stakeholder Management
7 89 (8.31%) SDLC
8 87 (8.12%) User Stories
9 82 (7.66%) Scrum
10 53 (4.95%) Change Management
10 53 (4.95%) Technical Analysis
11 52 (4.86%) Mathematics
11 52 (4.86%) User Acceptance Testing
12 51 (4.76%) Workflow
13 49 (4.58%) Analytics
13 49 (4.58%) Time Management
14 46 (4.30%) Service Management
15 45 (4.20%) ERP
16 44 (4.11%) Asset Management
16 44 (4.11%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 433 (40.43%) SQL
2 86 (8.03%) Java
3 78 (7.28%) C#
4 46 (4.30%) JavaScript
5 43 (4.01%) PowerShell
6 39 (3.64%) Python
7 35 (3.27%) C++
8 28 (2.61%) VB
9 27 (2.52%) PL/SQL
10 20 (1.87%) Shell Script
11 19 (1.77%) VBA
12 18 (1.68%) T-SQL
13 12 (1.12%) C
13 12 (1.12%) VB.NET
14 9 (0.84%) Bash Shell
15 6 (0.56%) PHP
16 5 (0.47%) Ruby
17 4 (0.37%) Apex Code
17 4 (0.37%) R
18 3 (0.28%) X++
Qualifications
1 134 (12.51%) Degree
2 61 (5.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 23 (2.15%) Security Cleared
4 18 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (1.59%) SC Cleared
6 15 (1.40%) Master's Degree
7 13 (1.21%) CCNA
7 13 (1.21%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (0.65%) ISEB
8 7 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (0.65%) MCSE
9 6 (0.56%) Numerate Degree
10 4 (0.37%) IIBA
10 4 (0.37%) Network+ Certification
10 4 (0.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (0.28%) A+ Certification
11 3 (0.28%) CFA
12 2 (0.19%) APMP
12 2 (0.19%) CISSP
12 2 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (4.39%) QA
2 41 (3.83%) SLA
3 13 (1.21%) GDPR
4 9 (0.84%) PMO
5 8 (0.75%) Data Quality
6 7 (0.65%) PSD2
7 5 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 4 (0.37%) Solvency II
9 3 (0.28%) MiFID
10 2 (0.19%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.19%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.093%) ISO 20022
11 1 (0.093%) PCI DSS
11 1 (0.093%) SEPA
11 1 (0.093%) TARGET2
System Software
1 141 (13.17%) Active Directory
2 57 (5.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (2.71%) Hyper-V
4 14 (1.31%) vSphere
5 11 (1.03%) XenApp
6 10 (0.93%) XenDesktop
7 8 (0.75%) Docker
8 5 (0.47%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (0.37%) BitLocker
10 3 (0.28%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.19%) XenServer
12 1 (0.093%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.093%) Cygwin
12 1 (0.093%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.093%) Firmware
12 1 (0.093%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.093%) ProxySG
12 1 (0.093%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.093%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.093%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 48 (4.48%) SCCM
2 17 (1.59%) SCOM
3 14 (1.31%) OPNET
4 7 (0.65%) Ansible
4 7 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.28%) Backup Exec
5 3 (0.28%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (0.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (0.28%) WSUS
6 2 (0.19%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.19%) DameWare
6 2 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.19%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.19%) Nagios
6 2 (0.19%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.093%) Graylog
7 1 (0.093%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.093%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.093%) Puppet
Vendors
1 259 (24.18%) Microsoft
2 82 (7.66%) VMware
3 54 (5.04%) Oracle
4 52 (4.86%) Citrix
5 46 (4.30%) Cisco
6 20 (1.87%) SolarWinds
7 17 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
8 15 (1.40%) Avaya
9 14 (1.31%) Dynatrace
9 14 (1.31%) NetApp
9 14 (1.31%) Riverbed
10 13 (1.21%) Aruba
11 11 (1.03%) Apple
11 11 (1.03%) IBM
11 11 (1.03%) Ivanti
11 11 (1.03%) Progress
11 11 (1.03%) Red Hat
11 11 (1.03%) SAP
12 10 (0.93%) Google
12 10 (0.93%) Juniper