The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 12 8 11
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 953 1179 1278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.84% 17.65% 17.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.27% 18.21% 17.90%
Number of salaries quoted 794 941 1044
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,986
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,400 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
5859 6474 7141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.36% 96.92% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 4911 5378 5742
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

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 27 August 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -3 501 £35,000 -1.40% 78
Cheshire -8 185 £34,279 +5.47% 21
Merseyside +2 95 £34,000 +4.61% 13
Lancashire -4 59 £32,500 -13.33% 11
Cumbria +17 20 £30,000 -15.49% 2
Analyst
England

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, 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 North West region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 579 (30.47%) Finance
2 543 (28.58%) SQL
3 410 (21.58%) Agile Software Development
4 334 (17.58%) Microsoft
5 290 (15.26%) Business Analysis
6 271 (14.26%) Windows
7 259 (13.63%) Analytical Skills
8 242 (12.74%) SQL Server
9 226 (11.89%) MS Excel
10 225 (11.84%) ITIL
11 210 (11.05%) SAP
12 183 (9.63%) Project Management
13 182 (9.58%) Active Directory
14 175 (9.21%) Stakeholder Management
15 167 (8.79%) Degree
16 166 (8.74%) Business Intelligence
17 157 (8.26%) MS Office
18 152 (8.00%) Retail
19 134 (7.05%) .NET
20 132 (6.95%) SDLC
21 119 (6.26%) Oracle
22 118 (6.21%) Test Scripting
22 118 (6.21%) Windows Server
23 115 (6.05%) E-Commerce
23 115 (6.05%) Change Management
24 112 (5.89%) Scrum
25 109 (5.74%) ISEB
26 108 (5.68%) C#
27 101 (5.32%) Management Information System
27 101 (5.32%) T-SQL

Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 57 (3.00%) MS Exchange
2 40 (2.11%) IIS
3 37 (1.95%) SAS
3 37 (1.95%) WebSphere
4 32 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2010
5 29 (1.53%) SharePoint
6 27 (1.42%) CMS
7 23 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2013
8 21 (1.11%) Confluence
9 20 (1.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 17 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
11 12 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
11 12 (0.63%) NServiceBus
12 5 (0.26%) Oracle Workflow
12 5 (0.26%) Skype for Business
13 3 (0.16%) CICS
13 3 (0.16%) Exstream Dialogue
14 2 (0.11%) NetWeaver
14 2 (0.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 2 (0.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 226 (11.89%) MS Excel
2 157 (8.26%) MS Office
3 39 (2.05%) MS Visio
4 20 (1.05%) MS Project
5 19 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 11 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.21%) SPSS
8 2 (0.11%) Stata
9 1 (0.053%) HipChat
9 1 (0.053%) Maya
9 1 (0.053%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 51 (2.68%) SAP FI
2 41 (2.16%) SAP CO
2 41 (2.16%) SAP FI/CO
3 40 (2.11%) SAP MM
4 37 (1.95%) SAP SD
5 35 (1.84%) SAP ERP
6 29 (1.53%) SAP PP
6 29 (1.53%) SAP WM
7 23 (1.21%) Magento
7 23 (1.21%) Oracle EBS
8 19 (1.00%) SAP BPC
8 19 (1.00%) SAP GRC
9 17 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
10 15 (0.79%) Oracle Applications
10 15 (0.79%) SAP SCM
11 14 (0.74%) Oracle ERP
12 11 (0.58%) Demantra
12 11 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
12 11 (0.58%) Oracle ASCP
12 11 (0.58%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 26 (1.37%) Adobe Analytics
2 19 (1.00%) Office 365
3 14 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (0.53%) Google Analytics
5 4 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.11%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.11%) Google Apps
6 2 (0.11%) Google Drive
6 2 (0.11%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.11%) SaaS
7 1 (0.053%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 67 (3.53%) Firewall
2 55 (2.89%) LAN
3 54 (2.84%) WAN
4 35 (1.84%) TCP/IP
5 31 (1.63%) DHCP
5 31 (1.63%) DNS
5 31 (1.63%) SAN
6 30 (1.58%) VPN
7 29 (1.53%) Internet
8 28 (1.47%) FTP
9 19 (1.00%) Wireless
10 18 (0.95%) Intrusion Detection
11 12 (0.63%) Extranet
11 12 (0.63%) VoIP
12 11 (0.58%) HTTP
13 10 (0.53%) HTTPS
13 10 (0.53%) VLAN
13 10 (0.53%) Wireshark
14 9 (0.47%) Intranet
14 9 (0.47%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 242 (12.74%) SQL Server
2 92 (4.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 64 (3.37%) Data Warehouse
3 64 (3.37%) SAP BW
4 55 (2.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 51 (2.68%) QlikView
6 44 (2.32%) Oracle Reports
7 36 (1.89%) Relational Database
8 32 (1.68%) Crystal Reports
9 31 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
10 29 (1.53%) Oracle Database
10 29 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
11 23 (1.21%) MS Access
11 23 (1.21%) Qlik Sense
12 20 (1.05%) Power BI
12 20 (1.05%) SQLPlus
13 17 (0.89%) BusinessObjects
14 16 (0.84%) PowerPivot
15 15 (0.79%) Data Mining
16 14 (0.74%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 79 (4.16%) Selenium
2 75 (3.95%) JIRA
3 62 (3.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 30 (1.58%) Git (software)
5 24 (1.26%) Subversion
6 21 (1.11%) Oracle Forms
6 21 (1.11%) Visual Studio
7 20 (1.05%) SoapUI
8 16 (0.84%) WebDriver
9 14 (0.74%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 13 (0.68%) SpecFlow
11 12 (0.63%) FxCop
11 12 (0.63%) StyleCop
12 11 (0.58%) Cucumber
12 11 (0.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 8 (0.42%) Appium
14 7 (0.37%) HP UFT
14 7 (0.37%) JMeter
15 6 (0.32%) Metasploit
15 6 (0.32%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 579 (30.47%) Finance
2 152 (8.00%) Retail
3 87 (4.58%) Manufacturing
4 82 (4.32%) Banking
5 62 (3.26%) Legal
6 59 (3.11%) Law
7 45 (2.37%) Telecoms
8 29 (1.53%) Marketing
9 25 (1.32%) Billing
10 18 (0.95%) Advertising
11 13 (0.68%) Games
12 12 (0.63%) General Ledger
12 12 (0.63%) Local Government
13 11 (0.58%) Retail Banking
14 10 (0.53%) Back Office
15 9 (0.47%) German Language
16 8 (0.42%) French Language
17 6 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
18 5 (0.26%) Automotive
18 5 (0.26%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (7.05%) .NET
2 87 (4.58%) XML
3 59 (3.11%) HTML
4 57 (3.00%) ASP.NET
5 51 (2.68%) CSS
6 48 (2.53%) WCF
7 44 (2.32%) JSON
8 31 (1.63%) Web Services
9 23 (1.21%) .NET Framework
10 22 (1.16%) EDI
10 22 (1.16%) jQuery
11 21 (1.11%) SOAP
12 18 (0.95%) ASP.NET MVC
13 16 (0.84%) HTML5
14 13 (0.68%) AngularJS
14 13 (0.68%) NHibernate
14 13 (0.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 12 (0.63%) Castle Windsor
15 12 (0.63%) Entity Framework
15 12 (0.63%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 259 (13.63%) Analytical Skills
2 101 (5.32%) Management Information System
3 81 (4.26%) FMCG
4 65 (3.42%) iPad
5 52 (2.74%) Mobile App
6 42 (2.21%) Visualisation
7 39 (2.05%) Driving Licence
8 37 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
8 37 (1.95%) iSeries
9 30 (1.58%) AS400
10 25 (1.32%) Blackberry
10 25 (1.32%) Computer Science
10 25 (1.32%) Mathematics
11 22 (1.16%) User Experience
12 18 (0.95%) Credit Risk
12 18 (0.95%) PMI
13 16 (0.84%) NHS
14 15 (0.79%) SWIFT
15 14 (0.74%) Clustering
15 14 (0.74%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 271 (14.26%) Windows
2 118 (6.21%) Windows Server
3 67 (3.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 60 (3.16%) Windows 7
5 55 (2.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 49 (2.58%) Unix
7 34 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
8 31 (1.63%) Linux
9 29 (1.53%) Android
10 28 (1.47%) Apple iOS
11 19 (1.00%) Windows XP
12 11 (0.58%) Windows 8
13 10 (0.53%) Windows 10
14 8 (0.42%) Mac OS X
15 7 (0.37%) CentOS
16 4 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 3 (0.16%) AIX
17 3 (0.16%) Windows NT
18 2 (0.11%) Solaris
18 2 (0.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 410 (21.58%) Agile Software Development
2 290 (15.26%) Business Analysis
3 225 (11.84%) ITIL
4 183 (9.63%) Project Management
5 175 (9.21%) Stakeholder Management
6 166 (8.74%) Business Intelligence
7 132 (6.95%) SDLC
8 118 (6.21%) Test Scripting
9 115 (6.05%) Change Management
9 115 (6.05%) E-Commerce
10 112 (5.89%) Scrum
11 100 (5.26%) ERP
12 94 (4.95%) CRM
13 93 (4.89%) Data Analysis
14 88 (4.63%) Software Testing
14 88 (4.63%) Translating Business Requirements
14 88 (4.63%) User Acceptance Testing
15 86 (4.53%) Analytics
16 73 (3.84%) Data Modelling
17 67 (3.53%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 543 (28.58%) SQL
2 108 (5.68%) C#
3 101 (5.32%) T-SQL
4 73 (3.84%) VBA
5 64 (3.37%) Java
6 59 (3.11%) JavaScript
7 58 (3.05%) PL/SQL
8 47 (2.47%) PowerShell
9 32 (1.68%) RPG
10 31 (1.63%) VB.NET
11 28 (1.47%) RPG IV
12 21 (1.11%) VB
13 15 (0.79%) ABAP
14 14 (0.74%) VBScript
15 8 (0.42%) Python
15 8 (0.42%) R
16 7 (0.37%) C
17 6 (0.32%) COBOL
17 6 (0.32%) JCL
17 6 (0.32%) PHP
Qualifications
1 167 (8.79%) Degree
2 109 (5.74%) ISEB
3 68 (3.58%) ISTQB
4 38 (2.00%) CISSP
4 38 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 35 (1.84%) CCNA
5 35 (1.84%) Cisco Certification
6 32 (1.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 30 (1.58%) CISM
7 30 (1.58%) Security Cleared
8 23 (1.21%) MCSE
9 20 (1.05%) SC Cleared
10 19 (1.00%) MCP
11 18 (0.95%) PMI Certification
12 14 (0.74%) CCNP
12 14 (0.74%) MCSA
13 12 (0.63%) ISACA
14 10 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
14 10 (0.53%) MCITP
14 10 (0.53%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (5.16%) QA
2 64 (3.37%) SLA
3 31 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 29 (1.53%) PCI DSS
5 27 (1.42%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.21%) ISO27002
8 3 (0.16%) HL7
8 3 (0.16%) SEPA
9 2 (0.11%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.053%) COBIT
10 1 (0.053%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.053%) ISO22301
10 1 (0.053%) Solvency II
System Software
1 182 (9.58%) Active Directory
2 47 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (1.42%) Hyper-V
4 12 (0.63%) vSphere
5 8 (0.42%) XenDesktop
6 6 (0.32%) XenServer
7 5 (0.26%) Terminal Services
7 5 (0.26%) XenApp
8 4 (0.21%) ProxySG
9 3 (0.16%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.11%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.053%) HDFS
11 1 (0.053%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.053%) SRDF
11 1 (0.053%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 28 (1.47%) ServiceCenter
2 16 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
2 16 (0.84%) SCCM
3 14 (0.74%) WMI
4 10 (0.53%) Cisco CUCM
5 7 (0.37%) Cisco Prime
5 7 (0.37%) WSUS
6 6 (0.32%) HP Data Protector
6 6 (0.32%) Microsoft Clustering
6 6 (0.32%) SCOM
7 5 (0.26%) LiteSpeed
8 3 (0.16%) Nagios
9 2 (0.11%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.053%) DameWare
10 1 (0.053%) Nessus
10 1 (0.053%) Oracle ZFS
10 1 (0.053%) Proventia
10 1 (0.053%) SCSM
Vendors
1 334 (17.58%) Microsoft
2 210 (11.05%) SAP
3 119 (6.26%) Oracle
4 98 (5.16%) VMware
5 77 (4.05%) Cisco
6 63 (3.32%) HP
7 59 (3.11%) IBM
8 51 (2.68%) Citrix
9 47 (2.47%) Tableau
10 40 (2.11%) Google
11 29 (1.53%) hybris
12 27 (1.42%) Adobe
12 27 (1.42%) Cognos
13 25 (1.32%) ATG
14 22 (1.16%) CheckPoint
15 21 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
16 20 (1.05%) iManage
17 19 (1.00%) Juniper
18 18 (0.95%) Informatica
18 18 (0.95%) Remedy
Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: Salary To 40k DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35k plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £50,000
Posted: Yesterday
Lancashire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: 19 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + package
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £85,000
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £28000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chorley, Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45k plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + package
Posted: 23 hours ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £41000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 to 25,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
onezeero.
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Isle Of Man, Isle of Man
Service Care Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum up to 5% annual bonus' based on appr
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum plus pension, 25 days holiday, life assurance
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits, Pension etc.
Posted: 19 hours ago