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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 3 14 6
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -8
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 39 32 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 22.03% 12.31% 21.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.08% 12.50% 23.42%
Number of salaries quoted 28 18 17
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,850 £27,000 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
169 256 316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 95.48% 98.46% 93.49%
Number of salaries quoted 114 194 169
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 27 May 2015.

Analyst Salary Histogram in Chester

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 26 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (27.14%) SQL
3 18 (25.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (18.57%) Finance
5 13 (18.57%) E-Commerce
6 12 (17.14%) Active Directory
7 11 (15.71%) Microsoft
7 11 (15.71%) ITIL
8 10 (14.29%) MS Excel
8 10 (14.29%) Back Office
8 10 (14.29%) Business Analysis
9 9 (12.86%) Windows
10 7 (10.00%) SQL Server
10 7 (10.00%) MS Office
10 7 (10.00%) Internet
10 7 (10.00%) User Stories
11 6 (8.57%) T-SQL
11 6 (8.57%) .NET
11 6 (8.57%) UML
11 6 (8.57%) Use Case
12 5 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
12 5 (7.14%) QA
12 5 (7.14%) Scrum
12 5 (7.14%) Change Management
12 5 (7.14%) Crystal Reports
12 5 (7.14%) SLA
13 4 (5.71%) Citrix
13 4 (5.71%) Web Services
13 4 (5.71%) MS Exchange

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 4 (5.71%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.43%) SAS
2 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.43%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 7 (10.00%) MS Office
3 3 (4.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.86%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.43%) Fireworks
5 1 (1.43%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (1.43%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.00%) Internet
2 3 (4.29%) HTTP
3 2 (2.86%) VPN
3 2 (2.86%) FTP
3 2 (2.86%) SSL
4 1 (1.43%) Firewall
4 1 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.43%) DNS
4 1 (1.43%) LAN
4 1 (1.43%) WAN
4 1 (1.43%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.14%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.86%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.86%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.86%) MySQL
6 1 (1.43%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.43%) QlikView
6 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.43%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 2 (2.86%) JIRA
2 1 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (18.57%) Finance
2 10 (14.29%) Back Office
3 4 (5.71%) Marketing
4 3 (4.29%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.57%) .NET
2 4 (5.71%) Web Services
3 3 (4.29%) Ajax
4 2 (2.86%) XML
4 2 (2.86%) LAMP
5 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.43%) CSS
5 1 (1.43%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.43%) JSON
5 1 (1.43%) jQuery
5 1 (1.43%) HTML5
5 1 (1.43%) Entity Framework
5 1 (1.43%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.71%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.71%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.86%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.43%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.43%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.43%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.43%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.43%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.86%) Windows
2 4 (5.71%) Windows 7
3 3 (4.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (4.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.43%) UNIX
5 1 (1.43%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (25.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (18.57%) E-Commerce
4 11 (15.71%) ITIL
5 10 (14.29%) Business Analysis
6 7 (10.00%) User Stories
7 6 (8.57%) Use Case
7 6 (8.57%) UML
8 5 (7.14%) Change Management
8 5 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
8 5 (7.14%) Scrum
9 4 (5.71%) Web Development
10 3 (4.29%) Data Management
10 3 (4.29%) Root Cause Analysis
11 2 (2.86%) Financial Analysis
11 2 (2.86%) Performance Testing
11 2 (2.86%) Test Scripting
11 2 (2.86%) Line Management
11 2 (2.86%) Data Centre Operations
11 2 (2.86%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 19 (27.14%) SQL
2 6 (8.57%) T-SQL
3 3 (4.29%) JavaScript
3 3 (4.29%) VBA
4 2 (2.86%) PHP
5 1 (1.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (4.29%) Degree
2 2 (2.86%) CBAP
2 2 (2.86%) ISEB
3 1 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.43%) MCITP
3 1 (1.43%) MCSE
3 1 (1.43%) MCSA
3 1 (1.43%) CCNP
3 1 (1.43%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.14%) SLA
1 5 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (1.43%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (17.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.43%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (2.86%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 11 (15.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.71%) Citrix
2 4 (5.71%) VMware
3 2 (2.86%) Google
3 2 (2.86%) Tableau
3 2 (2.86%) Vertica
4 1 (1.43%) Adobe
4 1 (1.43%) HP
4 1 (1.43%) Cisco
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