Period
to 19 October 2020

The median annual salary for a Technical Analyst was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 October 2020.

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
19 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 449 472 476
Rank change year-on-year +23 +4 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 260 819 1,005
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.54% 0.60% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.63% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 239 716 824
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £23,500 £20,250 £24,230
90th Percentile £68,750 £66,250 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% - -9.72%

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 45,946 130,311 158,068
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.97% 95.65% 95.92%
Number of salaries quoted 37,952 103,899 127,365
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £82,500
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 19 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Technical Analyst in the UK

Technical 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 Technical Analyst within the UK over the 6 months to 19 October 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 +37 243 £42,500 +7.59% 27
UK excluding London +19 142 £35,000 +7.69% 26
London +127 115 £50,000 -13.04% 7
North of England +28 43 £25,000 +13.64% 4
South East +117 34 £42,500 -10.53% 3
Work from Home +52 25 £42,500 +13.33% 6
Yorkshire 0 22 £35,000 +59.09% 4
North West +119 21 £22,000 -37.14%
South West +77 21 £45,000 +28.57% 3
East of England +116 16 £35,000 - 5
Midlands +67 14 £37,500 +25.00% 5
East Midlands +79 7 £32,500 -13.33% 2
West Midlands +44 7 £48,250 +69.30% 3
Scotland +90 6 £33,660 -6.50% 4
Wales +35 5 £27,500 -40.22% 2
Channel Islands - 2 - -
Northern Ireland +21 1 - -

Technical Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 October 2020, 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 84 (32.31%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (31.92%) SQL
3 63 (24.23%) Windows
4 56 (21.54%) Finance
5 48 (18.46%) Business Analysis
6 42 (16.15%) Microsoft
6 42 (16.15%) Analytical Skills
7 33 (12.69%) Active Directory
8 31 (11.92%) Degree
9 30 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
10 26 (10.00%) Requirements Gathering
10 26 (10.00%) Azure
10 26 (10.00%) Office 365
11 25 (9.62%) User Stories
11 25 (9.62%) AWS
11 25 (9.62%) JIRA
11 25 (9.62%) SQL Server
12 24 (9.23%) Problem-Solving
13 23 (8.85%) Microsoft Office
14 22 (8.46%) SLA
15 21 (8.08%) ITIL
16 20 (7.69%) SDLC
17 19 (7.31%) Data Analysis
18 18 (6.92%) Python
18 18 (6.92%) Data Modelling
18 18 (6.92%) TCP/IP
18 18 (6.92%) User Acceptance Testing
18 18 (6.92%) Security Cleared
19 17 (6.54%) Analytics
19 17 (6.54%) Business Intelligence

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 15 (5.77%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.31%) Confluence
2 6 (2.31%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.15%) Apache
3 3 (1.15%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (0.77%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.38%) CMS
Applications
1 23 (8.85%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (3.46%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (2.69%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.77%) Camtasia
5 2 (0.77%) GNU Octave
5 2 (0.77%) MadCap Flare
5 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 10 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (3.46%) iTrent
2 9 (3.46%) Northgate Housing
3 8 (3.08%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (1.54%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (1.54%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (1.15%) Oracle AGIS
5 3 (1.15%) Oracle Assets
5 3 (1.15%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 3 (1.15%) Oracle iProcurement
5 3 (1.15%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (1.15%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.77%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.77%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.38%) Elite 3E
7 1 (0.38%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 26 (10.00%) Azure
1 26 (10.00%) Office 365
2 25 (9.62%) AWS
3 9 (3.46%) SaaS
4 6 (2.31%) Dynamics 365
4 6 (2.31%) G Suite
5 5 (1.92%) PaaS
5 5 (1.92%) Power Platform
6 4 (1.54%) Amazon S3
6 4 (1.54%) Serverless
7 3 (1.15%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.77%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 2 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.77%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 2 (0.77%) Yammer
9 1 (0.38%) GCP
9 1 (0.38%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.92%) TCP/IP
2 10 (3.85%) DNS
2 10 (3.85%) Wireless
3 8 (3.08%) ADSL
3 8 (3.08%) Ethernet
3 8 (3.08%) IMAP
3 8 (3.08%) MPLS
3 8 (3.08%) VDSL
4 6 (2.31%) Firewall
4 6 (2.31%) LAN
4 6 (2.31%) WAN
5 4 (1.54%) DHCP
5 4 (1.54%) HTTP
6 3 (1.15%) Broadband
6 3 (1.15%) SMTP
6 3 (1.15%) Wireshark
7 2 (0.77%) VPN
8 1 (0.38%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.38%) SSL
8 1 (0.38%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (9.62%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (4.23%) Data Lake
5 8 (3.08%) Relational Database
6 6 (2.31%) Big Data
7 5 (1.92%) Hadoop
7 5 (1.92%) Power BI
8 4 (1.54%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (1.54%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.54%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (1.15%) Data Mining
9 3 (1.15%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 3 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.77%) Apache Hive
10 2 (0.77%) QlikView
10 2 (0.77%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.38%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 25 (9.62%) JIRA
2 6 (2.31%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (0.77%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.77%) LoadRunner
3 2 (0.77%) NeoLoad
3 2 (0.77%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.38%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.38%) Cypress.io
4 1 (0.38%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.38%) JMeter
4 1 (0.38%) Postman
4 1 (0.38%) Selenium
4 1 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 56 (21.54%) Finance
2 14 (5.38%) Banking
3 11 (4.23%) Telecoms
4 10 (3.85%) Front Office
5 9 (3.46%) Social Housing
6 7 (2.69%) Advertising
7 6 (2.31%) Law
7 6 (2.31%) Legal
8 5 (1.92%) Retail
9 4 (1.54%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.54%) Marketing
10 3 (1.15%) Back Office
10 3 (1.15%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.77%) French Language
11 2 (0.77%) Games
11 2 (0.77%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.38%) Local Government
12 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.38%) Public Sector
12 1 (0.38%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.00%) .NET
2 12 (4.62%) Web Services
3 7 (2.69%) AngularJS
4 6 (2.31%) XML
5 3 (1.15%) HTML
6 2 (0.77%) CSS
6 2 (0.77%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (0.77%) JSON
7 1 (0.38%) D3.js
7 1 (0.38%) EDI
7 1 (0.38%) EDIFACT
7 1 (0.38%) MDX
7 1 (0.38%) Node.js
7 1 (0.38%) OpenID
7 1 (0.38%) REST
7 1 (0.38%) SOAP
7 1 (0.38%) Swagger
7 1 (0.38%) WF
7 1 (0.38%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 42 (16.15%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.38%) Management Information System
3 13 (5.00%) User Experience
4 11 (4.23%) Analytical Mindset
5 10 (3.85%) Equities
6 9 (3.46%) Fixed Income
6 9 (3.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 9 (3.46%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (2.69%) Hedge funds
7 7 (2.69%) Reference Data
8 5 (1.92%) Virtual Team
9 4 (1.54%) Credit Risk
9 4 (1.54%) Mainframe
9 4 (1.54%) Replication
10 3 (1.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 3 (1.15%) Driving Licence
10 3 (1.15%) Life Science
10 3 (1.15%) Private Cloud
10 3 (1.15%) Security Operations Centre
11 2 (0.77%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 63 (24.23%) Windows
2 15 (5.77%) Linux
3 13 (5.00%) Windows 10
4 12 (4.62%) Windows Server
5 9 (3.46%) Android
5 9 (3.46%) Apple iOS
6 6 (2.31%) CentOS
6 6 (2.31%) Mac OS X
6 6 (2.31%) Ubuntu
7 4 (1.54%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.15%) Unix
9 2 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.77%) Windows Server 2016
10 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.38%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (32.31%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (18.46%) Business Analysis
3 30 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 26 (10.00%) Requirements Gathering
5 25 (9.62%) User Stories
6 24 (9.23%) Problem-Solving
7 21 (8.08%) ITIL
8 20 (7.69%) SDLC
9 19 (7.31%) Data Analysis
10 18 (6.92%) Data Modelling
10 18 (6.92%) User Acceptance Testing
11 17 (6.54%) Analytics
11 17 (6.54%) Business Intelligence
11 17 (6.54%) CRM
11 17 (6.54%) ETL
12 16 (6.15%) Project Management
13 14 (5.38%) Computer Science
14 13 (5.00%) Data Mapping
14 13 (5.00%) Scrum
14 13 (5.00%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 83 (31.92%) SQL
2 18 (6.92%) Python
3 13 (5.00%) C#
3 13 (5.00%) Java
4 11 (4.23%) T-SQL
5 9 (3.46%) PowerShell
6 7 (2.69%) JavaScript
7 6 (2.31%) Bourne shell
8 4 (1.54%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.15%) C
10 2 (0.77%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.77%) C++
10 2 (0.77%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.38%) Go
11 1 (0.38%) PHP
11 1 (0.38%) Scala
11 1 (0.38%) X++
Qualifications
1 31 (11.92%) Degree
2 18 (6.92%) Security Cleared
3 13 (5.00%) SC Cleared
4 8 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (2.31%) MCSE
6 5 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (1.92%) MCP
7 4 (1.54%) CCNA
7 4 (1.54%) ISEB
7 4 (1.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (1.15%) CISA
8 3 (1.15%) CISSP
8 3 (1.15%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.15%) MCITP
9 2 (0.77%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.77%) CISM
9 2 (0.77%) MCSA
9 2 (0.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (8.46%) SLA
2 13 (5.00%) QA
3 6 (2.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.77%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.77%) ISO 22301
6 1 (0.38%) GDPR
6 1 (0.38%) ISO 20022
6 1 (0.38%) MiFID
6 1 (0.38%) NIST
6 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.38%) PMO
System Software
1 33 (12.69%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.92%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.77%) Cygwin
5 2 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (4.62%) SCCM
2 4 (1.54%) Nessus
3 3 (1.15%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.38%) Control-M
4 1 (0.38%) HP ALM
4 1 (0.38%) HP Fortify
4 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.38%) SCOM
4 1 (0.38%) vCenter Server
4 1 (0.38%) WebInspect
4 1 (0.38%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (0.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 42 (16.15%) Microsoft
2 16 (6.15%) Oracle
3 10 (3.85%) Citrix
4 9 (3.46%) Northgate
4 9 (3.46%) VMware
5 8 (3.08%) Guidewire
6 6 (2.31%) Red Hat
6 6 (2.31%) Tableau
7 5 (1.92%) Cisco
8 4 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.54%) ServiceNow
9 3 (1.15%) Apple
9 3 (1.15%) Google
9 3 (1.15%) IBM
9 3 (1.15%) SAP
9 3 (1.15%) Veeam
10 2 (0.77%) Adobe
10 2 (0.77%) BMC
10 2 (0.77%) CommVault
10 2 (0.77%) HP