The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Bedford region that had Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Analyst
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank 9 14 8
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 22 30 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 15.71% 13.95% 20.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.06% 14.22% 21.16%
Number of salaries quoted 18 29 33
Median salary £32,500 £32,100 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.24% -14.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,900 £25,450 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £43,500 £47,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
137 211 293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 97.86% 98.14% 96.07%
Number of salaries quoted 118 203 237
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £67,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedford region that featured Analyst in the job title.

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Analyst
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Analyst Salary Trend in Bedford

Analyst
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Analyst across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Analyst Salary Histogram in Bedford

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 across the Bedford region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 21 (36.21%) ITIL
2 19 (32.76%) SQL
2 19 (32.76%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (25.86%) Microsoft
4 14 (24.14%) .NET
4 14 (24.14%) UML
5 12 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (20.69%) Problem Management
6 10 (17.24%) Finance
7 9 (15.52%) Windows
7 9 (15.52%) User Stories
8 8 (13.79%) Virtual Team
8 8 (13.79%) SolarWinds
8 8 (13.79%) PRINCE2
8 8 (13.79%) RUP
8 8 (13.79%) MS Excel
8 8 (13.79%) ERP
8 8 (13.79%) SQL Server
8 8 (13.79%) WAN
8 8 (13.79%) DHCP
8 8 (13.79%) Cisco
8 8 (13.79%) TCP/IP
8 8 (13.79%) Scrum
8 8 (13.79%) Workflow
9 7 (12.07%) Wireless
9 7 (12.07%) FTP
9 7 (12.07%) VPN
9 7 (12.07%) DNS
9 7 (12.07%) LAN
9 7 (12.07%) VoIP

Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford 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 2 (3.45%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.45%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (1.72%) IIS
2 1 (1.72%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (13.79%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.62%) MS Office
3 4 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) Google Analytics
1 2 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.79%) DHCP
1 8 (13.79%) TCP/IP
1 8 (13.79%) WAN
2 7 (12.07%) Cisco Nexus
2 7 (12.07%) DNS
2 7 (12.07%) FTP
2 7 (12.07%) IPv4
2 7 (12.07%) LAN
2 7 (12.07%) VLAN
2 7 (12.07%) VoIP
2 7 (12.07%) VPN
2 7 (12.07%) Wireless
3 5 (8.62%) Firewall
4 2 (3.45%) SAN
5 1 (1.72%) DMVPN
5 1 (1.72%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.72%) H.323
5 1 (1.72%) IPsec
5 1 (1.72%) ISDN
5 1 (1.72%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (5.17%) Power BI
3 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.72%) QlikView
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Selenium
1 3 (5.17%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (17.24%) Finance
2 2 (3.45%) Advertising
2 2 (3.45%) Automotive
3 1 (1.72%) Electronics
3 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.72%) Marketing
3 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (24.14%) .NET
2 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET
2 2 (3.45%) HTML
2 2 (3.45%) jQuery
3 1 (1.72%) Flash
3 1 (1.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (32.76%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (13.79%) Virtual Team
3 3 (5.17%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (5.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.72%) Clustering
4 1 (1.72%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.52%) Windows
2 4 (6.90%) Windows 7
2 4 (6.90%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.45%) Linux
3 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (36.21%) ITIL
2 14 (24.14%) UML
3 12 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (20.69%) Problem Management
4 9 (15.52%) User Stories
5 8 (13.79%) ERP
5 8 (13.79%) PRINCE2
5 8 (13.79%) RUP
5 8 (13.79%) Scrum
5 8 (13.79%) Workflow
6 7 (12.07%) Network Management
7 6 (10.34%) BPMN
7 6 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (10.34%) Data Modelling
7 6 (10.34%) DSDM
7 6 (10.34%) Information Security
7 6 (10.34%) ITIL V3
7 6 (10.34%) Kanban
8 5 (8.62%) Service Delivery
9 4 (6.90%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (32.76%) SQL
2 6 (10.34%) C#
3 5 (8.62%) Java
4 4 (6.90%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.17%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.45%) PHP
7 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.72%) VB
7 1 (1.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (12.07%) CCIE
1 7 (12.07%) CCNP
1 7 (12.07%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (6.90%) Degree
3 3 (5.17%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.45%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.45%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.72%) CEH
5 1 (1.72%) CISA
5 1 (1.72%) CISM
5 1 (1.72%) CISSP
5 1 (1.72%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (1.72%) CSSLP
5 1 (1.72%) GIAC
5 1 (1.72%) MCSA
5 1 (1.72%) MCSE
5 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.72%) SANS
5 1 (1.72%) Security+ Certification
5 1 (1.72%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.62%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.72%) vSphere
2 1 (1.72%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (1.72%) SCCM
1 1 (1.72%) Simpana
Vendors
1 15 (25.86%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.79%) Cisco
2 8 (13.79%) SolarWinds
3 5 (8.62%) Oracle
4 4 (6.90%) Citrix
5 2 (3.45%) Google
5 2 (3.45%) LANDesk
5 2 (3.45%) Meridio
6 1 (1.72%) CA
6 1 (1.72%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.72%) CommVault
6 1 (1.72%) F5
6 1 (1.72%) FalconStor
6 1 (1.72%) Hitachi
6 1 (1.72%) IBM
6 1 (1.72%) Intel Security
6 1 (1.72%) Qualys
6 1 (1.72%) Riverbed
6 1 (1.72%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.72%) webMethods