The table below looks at the statistics for the Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 5 6 38
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +32
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 33 53 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 16.75% 23.77% 6.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.64% 24.65% 6.12%
Number of salaries quoted 32 19 19
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £34,700 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Analyst
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chester 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
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
177 215 376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 89.85% 96.41% 99.21%
Number of salaries quoted 155 140 297
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Analyst in the job title across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Analyst
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Analyst Salary Trend in Chester

Analyst
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Analyst across the Chester region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Analyst Salary Histogram in Chester

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Chester region that cited Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Analyst in their job title.

1 27 (32.14%) SQL
2 23 (27.38%) Finance
3 19 (22.62%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (22.62%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (17.86%) MS Excel
5 13 (15.48%) ITIL
6 12 (14.29%) SAS
6 12 (14.29%) Active Directory
6 12 (14.29%) Analytics
7 11 (13.10%) Microsoft
7 11 (13.10%) Windows
8 10 (11.90%) SQL Server
9 9 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (10.71%) Change Management
9 9 (10.71%) Management Information System
9 9 (10.71%) Business Analysis
9 9 (10.71%) User Stories
9 9 (10.71%) Root Cause Analysis
10 8 (9.52%) ISEB
10 8 (9.52%) MS Office
10 8 (9.52%) T-SQL
10 8 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (8.33%) MS Visio
11 7 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
11 7 (8.33%) Web Services
11 7 (8.33%) Citrix
11 7 (8.33%) Degree
11 7 (8.33%) Credit Risk
11 7 (8.33%) Mathematics
11 7 (8.33%) VMware

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Chester region that cited Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (14.29%) SAS
2 3 (3.57%) IIS
3 1 (1.19%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.19%) CMS
3 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 15 (17.86%) MS Excel
2 8 (9.52%) MS Office
3 7 (8.33%) MS Visio
4 6 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (2.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.14%) HTTP
2 1 (1.19%) Firewall
2 1 (1.19%) DNS
2 1 (1.19%) LAN
2 1 (1.19%) WAN
2 1 (1.19%) DHCP
2 1 (1.19%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.19%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
4 6 (7.14%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.76%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.38%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (2.38%) JIRA
General
1 23 (27.38%) Finance
2 6 (7.14%) Marketing
3 2 (2.38%) Banking
4 1 (1.19%) Legal
4 1 (1.19%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.33%) Web Services
2 6 (7.14%) .NET
3 3 (3.57%) HTML
3 3 (3.57%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.38%) CSS
5 1 (1.19%) Flash
5 1 (1.19%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (22.62%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.71%) Management Information System
3 7 (8.33%) Credit Risk
3 7 (8.33%) Mathematics
4 6 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (4.76%) Economics
6 2 (2.38%) Open Source
6 2 (2.38%) Visualisation
6 2 (2.38%) CMDB
7 1 (1.19%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.19%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.10%) Windows
2 7 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.19%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (22.62%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (15.48%) ITIL
3 12 (14.29%) Analytics
4 9 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (10.71%) Change Management
4 9 (10.71%) Business Analysis
4 9 (10.71%) User Stories
4 9 (10.71%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (8.33%) Financial Analysis
6 6 (7.14%) Scrum
6 6 (7.14%) Data Analysis
7 4 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (4.76%) Web Development
7 4 (4.76%) E-Commerce
7 4 (4.76%) ETL
8 3 (3.57%) Data Modelling
8 3 (3.57%) Systems Analysis
8 3 (3.57%) Coaching
9 2 (2.38%) Performance Analysis
9 2 (2.38%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 27 (32.14%) SQL
2 8 (9.52%) T-SQL
3 6 (7.14%) VBA
4 3 (3.57%) C#
5 2 (2.38%) C
5 2 (2.38%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.38%) VB
6 1 (1.19%) Python
6 1 (1.19%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (9.52%) ISEB
2 7 (8.33%) Degree
2 7 (8.33%) CBAP
3 1 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.19%) CCNP
3 1 (1.19%) CCNA
3 1 (1.19%) MCSE
3 1 (1.19%) MCSA
3 1 (1.19%) MCITP
3 1 (1.19%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.14%) SLA
2 5 (5.95%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.19%) WAI
System Software
1 12 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.19%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (5.95%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 11 (13.10%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.33%) Citrix
2 7 (8.33%) VMware
3 5 (5.95%) Google
4 4 (4.76%) Tableau
5 2 (2.38%) Teradata
6 1 (1.19%) Cisco
6 1 (1.19%) HP
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