Period
to 23 January 2021

The median annual salary for a Technical Analyst was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 January 2021.

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 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 464 498 493
Rank change year-on-year +34 -5 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 322 664 889
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.50% 0.53% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.55% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 309 558 747
Median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £21,650
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £38,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +11.84% +16.92% -7.14%

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 60,757 120,201 145,659
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.14% 95.58% 95.95%
Number of salaries quoted 49,284 97,374 117,857
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £86,250 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Technical Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Analyst in the UK

Technical Analyst
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Technical Analyst.

Salary trend for Technical Analyst in the UK

Technical Analyst
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Technical Analyst over the 6 months to 23 January 2021.

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 January 2021. 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 +52 296 £44,000 -1.12% 40
UK excluding London +39 174 £42,500 +11.84% 20
London +77 143 £55,000 -3.41% 22
South East +102 52 £44,000 -2.22% 5
North of England +44 37 £45,000 +28.57% 9
South West +57 33 £32,250 -7.86% 1
Work from Home -43 33 £42,500 +11.84% 6
Yorkshire +33 24 £45,000 +80.00% 3
Midlands 0 19 £36,000 +10.77% 2
East of England +81 11 £31,750 -29.44%
North West +60 11 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Wales +55 11 £31,500 -14.29% 2
Scotland +45 11 £33,660 -15.32% 1
East Midlands +64 10 £36,000 -15.29%
West Midlands -5 9 £38,500 +18.46% 2
North East +12 2 £20,000 -11.11%

Technical Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2021, 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.

1 117 (36.34%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (31.99%) SQL
3 91 (28.26%) Finance
4 66 (20.50%) Business Analysis
5 62 (19.25%) Windows
6 61 (18.94%) Microsoft
7 47 (14.60%) JIRA
8 43 (13.35%) Stakeholder Management
9 40 (12.42%) Java
9 40 (12.42%) Problem-Solving
10 38 (11.80%) Degree
10 38 (11.80%) User Stories
11 36 (11.18%) Analytical Skills
12 33 (10.25%) AWS
12 33 (10.25%) Active Directory
13 32 (9.94%) SDLC
14 27 (8.39%) Office 365
14 27 (8.39%) Management Information System
15 26 (8.07%) CRM
15 26 (8.07%) Windows Server
16 25 (7.76%) Python
16 25 (7.76%) SQL Server
16 25 (7.76%) Business Intelligence
17 24 (7.45%) ITIL
18 23 (7.14%) Oracle
18 23 (7.14%) ETL
18 23 (7.14%) Azure
18 23 (7.14%) Workshop Facilitation
19 22 (6.83%) C#
19 22 (6.83%) Data Analysis

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 17 (5.28%) SharePoint
2 11 (3.42%) MS Exchange
3 10 (3.11%) Apache
4 6 (1.86%) Confluence
5 3 (0.93%) CMS
5 3 (0.93%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.31%) IIS
Applications
1 20 (6.21%) MS Visio
2 17 (5.28%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (3.11%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (1.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (4.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (2.80%) iTrent
2 9 (2.80%) Northgate Housing
3 8 (2.48%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (1.24%) Oracle Assets
4 4 (1.24%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (1.24%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (0.93%) Oracle AGIS
5 3 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.93%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.93%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 3 (0.93%) Oracle iProcurement
6 2 (0.62%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.62%) ResourceLink
6 2 (0.62%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.31%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 33 (10.25%) AWS
2 27 (8.39%) Office 365
3 23 (7.14%) Azure
4 16 (4.97%) SaaS
5 15 (4.66%) Power Platform
6 9 (2.80%) AWS CloudFormation
7 8 (2.48%) G Suite
8 6 (1.86%) Serverless
9 5 (1.55%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.93%) Power Automate
10 3 (0.93%) PowerApps
11 2 (0.62%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.31%) AWS CodePipeline
12 1 (0.31%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.31%) BrowserStack
12 1 (0.31%) GCP
12 1 (0.31%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.31%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.35%) TCP/IP
2 11 (3.42%) DNS
3 9 (2.80%) HTTP
3 9 (2.80%) LAN
4 7 (2.17%) SSL
4 7 (2.17%) WAN
5 5 (1.55%) Ethernet
6 4 (1.24%) DHCP
6 4 (1.24%) VoIP
6 4 (1.24%) VPN
7 3 (0.93%) ADSL
7 3 (0.93%) Firewall
7 3 (0.93%) Wireless
8 2 (0.62%) PBX
8 2 (0.62%) SAN
9 1 (0.31%) MPLS
9 1 (0.31%) SSH
9 1 (0.31%) VDSL
9 1 (0.31%) VLAN
9 1 (0.31%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (7.76%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.66%) Power BI
3 12 (3.73%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (3.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (3.11%) NoSQL
6 7 (2.17%) Data Lake
7 6 (1.86%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.55%) Amazon RDS
8 5 (1.55%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.24%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (1.24%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.93%) Geospatial Data
10 3 (0.93%) GIS
10 3 (0.93%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 3 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.93%) Tableau
11 2 (0.62%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
11 2 (0.62%) MySQL
11 2 (0.62%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 47 (14.60%) JIRA
2 7 (2.17%) Selenium
3 6 (1.86%) Cucumber
3 6 (1.86%) Visual Studio Team System
4 5 (1.55%) LoadRunner
5 4 (1.24%) JMeter
5 4 (1.24%) NeoLoad
6 3 (0.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.62%) HP UFT
7 2 (0.62%) Postman
7 2 (0.62%) Toad
8 1 (0.31%) Appium
8 1 (0.31%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.31%) Cypress.io
8 1 (0.31%) JIRA Agile
8 1 (0.31%) Mocha
8 1 (0.31%) Newman
8 1 (0.31%) WebDriver
General
1 91 (28.26%) Finance
2 21 (6.52%) Advertising
3 16 (4.97%) Banking
4 14 (4.35%) Social Housing
5 10 (3.11%) Front Office
5 10 (3.11%) Law
6 9 (2.80%) Manufacturing
6 9 (2.80%) Retail
7 8 (2.48%) Billing
8 6 (1.86%) Games
8 6 (1.86%) Legal
8 6 (1.86%) Local Government
8 6 (1.86%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.55%) Marketing
10 4 (1.24%) Public Sector
11 3 (0.93%) Publishing
12 2 (0.62%) German Language
12 2 (0.62%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.62%) Mandarin Language
13 1 (0.31%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (6.21%) .NET
2 15 (4.66%) Web Services
2 15 (4.66%) XML
3 11 (3.42%) JSON
4 9 (2.80%) RESTful
5 8 (2.48%) Kafka
6 7 (2.17%) AngularJS
6 7 (2.17%) Apache NiFi
7 5 (1.55%) REST
8 4 (1.24%) Gherkin
8 4 (1.24%) HTML
9 3 (0.93%) CSS
10 2 (0.62%) Swagger
11 1 (0.31%) D3.js
11 1 (0.31%) jQuery
11 1 (0.31%) MDX
11 1 (0.31%) Node.js
11 1 (0.31%) Oracle GoldenGate
11 1 (0.31%) SOAP
11 1 (0.31%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 36 (11.18%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (8.39%) Management Information System
3 14 (4.35%) User Experience
4 10 (3.11%) Fixed Income
5 9 (2.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 9 (2.80%) Hedge funds
6 8 (2.48%) Equities
7 7 (2.17%) Public Cloud
7 7 (2.17%) Reference Data
8 5 (1.55%) Analytical Mindset
8 5 (1.55%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.55%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (1.24%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.93%) Derivative
10 3 (0.93%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.62%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.62%) Handset
11 2 (0.62%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (0.62%) Replication
11 2 (0.62%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 62 (19.25%) Windows
2 26 (8.07%) Windows Server
3 19 (5.90%) Linux
4 10 (3.11%) Windows 10
5 7 (2.17%) Unix
6 6 (1.86%) CentOS
6 6 (1.86%) Mac OS X
6 6 (1.86%) Ubuntu
7 5 (1.55%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.62%) Android
8 2 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.62%) Windows Server 2016
9 1 (0.31%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.31%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.31%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.31%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (36.34%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (20.50%) Business Analysis
3 43 (13.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 40 (12.42%) Problem-Solving
5 38 (11.80%) User Stories
6 32 (9.94%) SDLC
7 26 (8.07%) CRM
8 25 (7.76%) Business Intelligence
9 24 (7.45%) ITIL
10 23 (7.14%) ETL
10 23 (7.14%) Workshop Facilitation
11 22 (6.83%) Data Analysis
12 21 (6.52%) Requirements Gathering
12 21 (6.52%) User Acceptance Testing
13 20 (6.21%) Project Management
14 19 (5.90%) Data Mapping
15 18 (5.59%) Change Management
15 18 (5.59%) Data Modelling
16 17 (5.28%) Acceptance Criteria
16 17 (5.28%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 103 (31.99%) SQL
2 40 (12.42%) Java
3 25 (7.76%) Python
4 22 (6.83%) C#
5 12 (3.73%) C++
6 11 (3.42%) JavaScript
7 10 (3.11%) PowerShell
7 10 (3.11%) T-SQL
8 6 (1.86%) Bourne shell
8 6 (1.86%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.24%) C
9 4 (1.24%) VBA
10 3 (0.93%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.62%) PHP
11 2 (0.62%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.62%) Tcl
11 2 (0.62%) XPath
11 2 (0.62%) XQuery
12 1 (0.31%) Perl
12 1 (0.31%) VB
Qualifications
1 38 (11.80%) Degree
2 14 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 12 (3.73%) SC Cleared
4 11 (3.42%) MCSE
5 10 (3.11%) ISEB
6 9 (2.80%) Computer Science Degree
7 7 (2.17%) ISTQB
7 7 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (1.86%) CCNA
8 6 (1.86%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (1.86%) MCITP
8 6 (1.86%) MCP
9 4 (1.24%) MCTS
10 2 (0.62%) IIBA
10 2 (0.62%) MCSA
10 2 (0.62%) Numerate Degree
10 2 (0.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.31%) CCNP
11 1 (0.31%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.97%) QA
2 13 (4.04%) SLA
3 4 (1.24%) PMO
4 2 (0.62%) GDPR
4 2 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.31%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.31%) ISO 20022
5 1 (0.31%) ISO 22301
5 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.31%) MiFID
5 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 33 (10.25%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.55%) XenDesktop
3 4 (1.24%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.62%) Cygwin
5 2 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.31%) Docker
6 1 (0.31%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (2.80%) Terraform
2 4 (1.24%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.24%) SCCM
3 2 (0.62%) AirWatch
3 2 (0.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.31%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.31%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.31%) Nessus
4 1 (0.31%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (0.31%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 61 (18.94%) Microsoft
2 23 (7.14%) Oracle
3 14 (4.35%) VMware
4 11 (3.42%) Citrix
5 9 (2.80%) Northgate
6 8 (2.48%) Red Hat
7 7 (2.17%) Cisco
8 6 (1.86%) SAP
9 4 (1.24%) Google
10 3 (0.93%) IBM
10 3 (0.93%) Mitel
11 2 (0.62%) Apple
11 2 (0.62%) BroadSoft
11 2 (0.62%) Dell
11 2 (0.62%) HP
11 2 (0.62%) Kronos
11 2 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.31%) arcserve
12 1 (0.31%) Sophos
12 1 (0.31%) webMethods