The table below looks at the statistics for the Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 12 15 14
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 1025 876 1041
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.02% 13.06% 13.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.86% 13.70% 13.59%
Number of salaries quoted 886 709 959
Average salary £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Analyst
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6897 6394 7659
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.34% 95.33% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5931 5407 6751
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 £24,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Analyst
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Analyst Salary Trend in the North West

Analyst
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Analyst across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Analyst Salary Histogram in the North West

Analyst
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +2 565 £32,500 +8.33% 58
Cheshire +5 319 £32,500 -5.79% 31
Merseyside +7 59 £22,000 -21.42% 8
Lancashire -3 56 £32,750 +0.76% 8
Cumbria -3 1 £42,000 - 1
Analyst
England

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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.

1 772 (34.19%) Finance
2 695 (30.78%) SQL
3 453 (20.06%) Microsoft
4 436 (19.31%) Analytical Skills
5 402 (17.80%) MS Excel
6 394 (17.45%) Windows
7 376 (16.65%) Agile Software Development
8 337 (14.92%) SQL Server
9 273 (12.09%) Business Analysis
10 258 (11.43%) ITIL
11 242 (10.72%) Business Intelligence
12 235 (10.41%) .NET
13 219 (9.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 214 (9.48%) Degree
15 208 (9.21%) MS Office
16 197 (8.72%) Active Directory
17 192 (8.50%) Data Analysis
18 174 (7.71%) ISEB
19 166 (7.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 157 (6.95%) Project Management
21 155 (6.86%) QA
22 150 (6.64%) Stakeholder Management
23 139 (6.16%) C#
24 134 (5.93%) Analytics
25 133 (5.89%) SAP
26 130 (5.76%) Software Testing
27 127 (5.62%) E-Commerce
28 126 (5.58%) Oracle
29 122 (5.40%) Data Warehouse
30 121 (5.36%) SLA

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 73 (3.23%) SAS
2 72 (3.19%) SharePoint
3 47 (2.08%) MS Exchange
4 41 (1.82%) IIS
5 23 (1.02%) IBM Notes
5 23 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
6 22 (0.97%) NServiceBus
6 22 (0.97%) Lync
7 15 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2007
8 10 (0.44%) CMS
9 7 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (0.27%) WebSphere
11 5 (0.22%) Apache
11 5 (0.22%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (0.13%) Umbraco
12 3 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (0.13%) MS Project Server
12 3 (0.13%) Oracle Coherence
13 2 (0.089%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 402 (17.80%) MS Excel
2 208 (9.21%) MS Office
3 65 (2.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 60 (2.66%) MS Visio
5 29 (1.28%) PowerPivot
6 23 (1.02%) SPSS
7 21 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
8 8 (0.35%) MS Project
9 5 (0.22%) FastStats
10 3 (0.13%) Mingle
11 2 (0.089%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 50 (2.21%) Google Analytics
2 44 (1.95%) SAP FI
2 44 (1.95%) SAP FI/CO
2 44 (1.95%) SAP CO
3 25 (1.11%) Oracle Payables
3 25 (1.11%) Oracle Receivables
4 23 (1.02%) SAP MM
5 22 (0.97%) Oracle General Ledger
5 22 (0.97%) Oracle EBS R12
5 22 (0.97%) Oracle Assets
6 19 (0.84%) Oracle Financials
7 15 (0.66%) SAP WM
7 15 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
7 15 (0.66%) SAP BPC
8 10 (0.44%) Oracle AGIS
9 8 (0.35%) Oracle Cash Management
9 8 (0.35%) SAP SD
9 8 (0.35%) SAP APO
10 7 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
10 7 (0.31%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 12 (0.53%) Office 365
2 6 (0.27%) SaaS
3 3 (0.13%) Trello
4 2 (0.089%) IBM Blueworks
4 2 (0.089%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.089%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.044%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.044%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.044%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.044%) Route 53
5 1 (0.044%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.044%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 73 (3.23%) TCP/IP
2 69 (3.06%) LAN
2 69 (3.06%) WAN
3 59 (2.61%) Firewall
4 37 (1.64%) VPN
5 30 (1.33%) DNS
5 30 (1.33%) SAN
6 21 (0.93%) Network Security
7 18 (0.80%) Intrusion Detection
7 18 (0.80%) HTTP
8 14 (0.62%) Internet
9 13 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
9 13 (0.58%) DHCP
10 12 (0.53%) VoIP
11 8 (0.35%) Wireless
12 7 (0.31%) SSL
13 6 (0.27%) VLAN
13 6 (0.27%) SMS
14 5 (0.22%) FTP
14 5 (0.22%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 337 (14.92%) SQL Server
2 219 (9.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 166 (7.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 122 (5.40%) Data Warehouse
5 115 (5.09%) SQL Server 2008
6 65 (2.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 59 (2.61%) Data Mining
8 57 (2.52%) Relational Database
9 56 (2.48%) Crystal Reports
10 55 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
11 30 (1.33%) SAP BW
11 30 (1.33%) Oracle Database
12 28 (1.24%) SQL Server 2000
13 26 (1.15%) MS Access
14 17 (0.75%) QlikView
14 17 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
15 16 (0.71%) Big Data
16 15 (0.66%) DB2
17 12 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
18 11 (0.49%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 121 (5.36%) Selenium
2 66 (2.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 53 (2.35%) QuickTest Pro
4 45 (1.99%) SpecFlow
5 43 (1.90%) Visual Studio
6 35 (1.55%) WebDriver
7 18 (0.80%) Cucumber
7 18 (0.80%) JIRA
8 12 (0.53%) SoapUI
8 12 (0.53%) MSTest
9 10 (0.44%) Selenium IDE
10 8 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 8 (0.35%) Jenkins
10 8 (0.35%) Hudson
10 8 (0.35%) TeamCity
10 8 (0.35%) LoadRunner
11 6 (0.27%) Oracle Forms
12 5 (0.22%) Git (software)
13 4 (0.18%) Balsamiq Mockups
13 4 (0.18%) CruiseControl
General
1 772 (34.19%) Finance
2 121 (5.36%) Retail
3 87 (3.85%) Marketing
4 86 (3.81%) Banking
5 48 (2.13%) Manufacturing
6 46 (2.04%) Legal
7 43 (1.90%) Law
8 40 (1.77%) Telecoms
9 32 (1.42%) Financial Institution
10 18 (0.80%) Billing
11 17 (0.75%) German Language
12 16 (0.71%) Back Office
13 14 (0.62%) Advertising
14 13 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
15 11 (0.49%) General Ledger
16 9 (0.40%) Retail Banking
16 9 (0.40%) Automotive
17 6 (0.27%) Local Government
18 5 (0.22%) Multimedia
19 4 (0.18%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 235 (10.41%) .NET
2 91 (4.03%) ASP.NET
3 74 (3.28%) XML
4 52 (2.30%) HTML
5 44 (1.95%) Web Services
6 39 (1.73%) CSS
7 33 (1.46%) WCF
8 32 (1.42%) jQuery
9 31 (1.37%) .NET Framework
10 27 (1.20%) HTML5
11 25 (1.11%) CSS3
11 25 (1.11%) JSON
12 23 (1.02%) ASP.NET MVC
13 22 (0.97%) Castle Windsor
13 22 (0.97%) AngularJS
13 22 (0.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 22 (0.97%) NHibernate
14 15 (0.66%) SOAP
15 11 (0.49%) Grails
16 9 (0.40%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 436 (19.31%) Analytical Skills
2 107 (4.74%) Management Information System
3 57 (2.52%) Mathematics
4 40 (1.77%) Computer Science
5 35 (1.55%) Mobile App
6 31 (1.37%) User Experience
7 28 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
8 26 (1.15%) Economics
9 25 (1.11%) Statistics
10 23 (1.02%) Credit Risk
10 23 (1.02%) Data Extraction
11 21 (0.93%) Blackberry
12 20 (0.89%) FMCG
13 15 (0.66%) Visualisation
13 15 (0.66%) Open Source
14 14 (0.62%) Mainframe
15 11 (0.49%) Life Science
15 11 (0.49%) Algorithms
16 10 (0.44%) Client/Server
17 8 (0.35%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 394 (17.45%) Windows
2 101 (4.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 83 (3.68%) Windows 7
4 78 (3.45%) UNIX
5 77 (3.41%) Linux
6 68 (3.01%) Windows Server 2012
7 64 (2.83%) Windows XP
8 63 (2.79%) Windows Server 2003
9 28 (1.24%) Android
10 22 (0.97%) Apple iOS
10 22 (0.97%) Windows 8
11 13 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (0.40%) Solaris
13 8 (0.35%) HPUX
14 6 (0.27%) Windows Vista
15 3 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
15 3 (0.13%) CentOS
16 2 (0.089%) AIX
16 2 (0.089%) Windows 2000
17 1 (0.044%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 376 (16.65%) Agile Software Development
2 273 (12.09%) Business Analysis
3 258 (11.43%) ITIL
4 242 (10.72%) Business Intelligence
5 192 (8.50%) Data Analysis
6 157 (6.95%) Project Management
7 150 (6.64%) Stakeholder Management
8 134 (5.93%) Analytics
9 130 (5.76%) Software Testing
10 127 (5.62%) E-Commerce
11 118 (5.23%) Scrum
12 106 (4.69%) Test Scripting
13 105 (4.65%) UML
14 104 (4.61%) CRM
15 102 (4.52%) User Acceptance Testing
16 88 (3.90%) Service Management
17 83 (3.68%) Manual Testing
18 82 (3.63%) Service Delivery
19 81 (3.59%) PRINCE2
20 76 (3.37%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 695 (30.78%) SQL
2 139 (6.16%) C#
3 110 (4.87%) T-SQL
4 88 (3.90%) Java
5 85 (3.76%) VBA
6 55 (2.44%) VB.NET
7 40 (1.77%) VB
8 31 (1.37%) JavaScript
9 29 (1.28%) PHP
10 21 (0.93%) C
11 19 (0.84%) PL/SQL
12 15 (0.66%) ABAP
12 15 (0.66%) Objective-C
13 14 (0.62%) Shell Script
13 14 (0.62%) C++
14 13 (0.58%) Python
15 11 (0.49%) Groovy
16 9 (0.40%) R
16 9 (0.40%) Perl
17 7 (0.31%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 214 (9.48%) Degree
2 174 (7.71%) ISEB
3 69 (3.06%) ISTQB
4 65 (2.88%) Security Cleared
5 49 (2.17%) MCP
6 42 (1.86%) SC Cleared
7 35 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
8 29 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
9 22 (0.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 21 (0.93%) MCSA
11 20 (0.89%) MCITP
12 19 (0.84%) MCSE
12 19 (0.84%) CISSP
13 14 (0.62%) CCA
14 12 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
14 12 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 11 (0.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 10 (0.44%) CBAP
16 10 (0.44%) CCNA
16 10 (0.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 155 (6.86%) QA
2 121 (5.36%) SLA
3 33 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (0.62%) PCI DSS
5 13 (0.58%) Data Quality
6 9 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 8 (0.35%) ISO 9001
8 6 (0.27%) ISO 9000
9 4 (0.18%) ISO 14001
10 3 (0.13%) COBIT
11 1 (0.044%) IEC 61508
11 1 (0.044%) FATCA
11 1 (0.044%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 1 (0.044%) GMP
11 1 (0.044%) ISO/IEC 12207
11 1 (0.044%) WAI
System Software
1 197 (8.72%) Active Directory
2 50 (2.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (1.20%) XenApp
4 24 (1.06%) Hyper-V
5 14 (0.62%) Snort
6 12 (0.53%) MetaFrame
6 12 (0.53%) vSphere
7 9 (0.40%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 5 (0.22%) NFS
8 5 (0.22%) Xen
9 4 (0.18%) VMware ESX
9 4 (0.18%) XenDesktop
10 3 (0.13%) Firmware
10 3 (0.13%) XenServer
11 2 (0.089%) Squid
11 2 (0.089%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.044%) Varnish
12 1 (0.044%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.044%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.044%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 57 (2.52%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (0.62%) SCCM
2 14 (0.62%) OpenView
3 12 (0.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 6 (0.27%) EMC NetWorker
5 5 (0.22%) Nagios
6 4 (0.18%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.13%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (0.13%) SCOM
7 3 (0.13%) CA Endevor
8 2 (0.089%) ServiceCenter
8 2 (0.089%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.089%) WSUS
8 2 (0.089%) Control-M
8 2 (0.089%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.044%) Cisco UCCE
9 1 (0.044%) Oracle EDQ
9 1 (0.044%) SCDPM
9 1 (0.044%) SCSM
Vendors
1 453 (20.06%) Microsoft
2 133 (5.89%) SAP
3 126 (5.58%) Oracle
4 88 (3.90%) VMware
5 81 (3.59%) Citrix
6 65 (2.88%) HP
7 55 (2.44%) Google
8 50 (2.21%) Business Objects
9 33 (1.46%) Cisco
10 24 (1.06%) Lotus
11 23 (1.02%) CheckPoint
12 18 (0.80%) Splunk
13 17 (0.75%) NetApp
13 17 (0.75%) IBM
13 17 (0.75%) Teradata
14 16 (0.71%) Juniper
15 15 (0.66%) Dell
15 15 (0.66%) Sourcefire
16 14 (0.62%) Cognos
16 14 (0.62%) Red Hat
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