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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 13 14 16
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 995 943 874
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.34% 13.42% 12.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.10% 14.05% 12.59%
Number of salaries quoted 829 801 713
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £21,100
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
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
6182 6714 6943
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.33% 95.53% 95.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4934 5424 5832
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,690 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 27 April 2015.

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 27 April 2015. 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 -1 515 £36,000 +14.28% 108
Cheshire +5 300 £35,750 +10.00% 62
Merseyside +13 91 £34,000 -2.85% 17
Lancashire 0 77 £35,000 +7.69% 24
Cumbria -9 2 £27,500 -15.38% 2
Analyst
England

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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.

1 659 (33.12%) Finance
2 546 (27.44%) SQL
3 367 (18.44%) Microsoft
4 359 (18.04%) Agile Software Development
5 335 (16.83%) Windows
6 333 (16.73%) Analytical Skills
7 312 (15.68%) MS Excel
8 289 (14.52%) Business Analysis
9 279 (14.02%) SQL Server
10 220 (11.06%) MS Office
11 214 (10.75%) ITIL
12 207 (10.40%) ISEB
13 187 (9.40%) Degree
14 184 (9.25%) QA
14 184 (9.25%) .NET
15 171 (8.59%) Project Management
16 169 (8.49%) Business Intelligence
17 165 (8.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 163 (8.19%) Active Directory
19 161 (8.09%) Data Analysis
20 137 (6.88%) Test Scripting
21 134 (6.73%) SAP
22 129 (6.48%) Stakeholder Management
23 119 (5.98%) Retail
24 118 (5.93%) PRINCE2
24 118 (5.93%) UML
25 113 (5.68%) Selenium
26 112 (5.63%) Oracle
27 104 (5.23%) User Acceptance Testing
28 100 (5.03%) Software Testing

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 68 (3.42%) SharePoint
2 52 (2.61%) MS Exchange
3 31 (1.56%) IBM Notes
4 29 (1.46%) SAS
4 29 (1.46%) IIS
5 28 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
6 18 (0.90%) Lync
7 14 (0.70%) NServiceBus
8 9 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
9 8 (0.40%) CMS
10 7 (0.35%) Apache
10 7 (0.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 7 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (0.30%) NetWeaver
12 5 (0.25%) Exstream Dialogue
12 5 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2003
12 5 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (0.20%) Umbraco
13 4 (0.20%) Papyrus
13 4 (0.20%) StreamWeaver
Applications
1 312 (15.68%) MS Excel
2 220 (11.06%) MS Office
3 65 (3.27%) MS Visio
4 41 (2.06%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (0.65%) SPSS
6 10 (0.50%) MS Project
7 2 (0.10%) FastStats
7 2 (0.10%) Mingle
7 2 (0.10%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.050%) RoboHelp
8 1 (0.050%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.050%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.050%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.050%) PrintSoft PReS
8 1 (0.050%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.050%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 38 (1.91%) Oracle General Ledger
2 30 (1.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 28 (1.41%) Oracle Financials
4 26 (1.31%) SAP MM
5 25 (1.26%) SAP PP
5 25 (1.26%) Oracle Payables
5 25 (1.26%) Oracle Receivables
5 25 (1.26%) Oracle Assets
6 24 (1.21%) Oracle EBS R12
7 23 (1.16%) Dynamics GP
8 19 (0.95%) Oracle EBS
9 17 (0.85%) SAP CO
9 17 (0.85%) SAP FI/CO
9 17 (0.85%) SAP FI
10 16 (0.80%) SAP SD
11 15 (0.75%) Dynamics NAV
11 15 (0.75%) Oracle Cash Management
12 14 (0.70%) SAP SCM
12 14 (0.70%) SAP QM
13 13 (0.65%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.45%) Google Analytics
2 7 (0.35%) SaaS
3 3 (0.15%) Office 365
4 2 (0.10%) Trello
4 2 (0.10%) SmartFocus
4 2 (0.10%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.050%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.050%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 56 (2.81%) TCP/IP
2 49 (2.46%) Firewall
3 43 (2.16%) VPN
4 41 (2.06%) DNS
5 40 (2.01%) DHCP
6 38 (1.91%) WAN
6 38 (1.91%) LAN
7 29 (1.46%) Network Security
8 25 (1.26%) Wireless
9 24 (1.21%) Intrusion Detection
10 22 (1.11%) Internet
11 15 (0.75%) SAN
12 13 (0.65%) HTTP
13 11 (0.55%) VoIP
13 11 (0.55%) VLAN
14 8 (0.40%) iSCSI
15 7 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
15 7 (0.35%) Fibre Channel
16 6 (0.30%) Intranet
17 5 (0.25%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 279 (14.02%) SQL Server
2 165 (8.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 99 (4.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 89 (4.47%) SQL Server 2008
5 55 (2.76%) Data Warehouse
6 49 (2.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 44 (2.21%) Relational Database
8 36 (1.81%) SQL Server 2005
8 36 (1.81%) Crystal Reports
9 23 (1.16%) SQL Server 2000
9 23 (1.16%) Oracle Database
10 22 (1.11%) Data Mining
11 18 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
12 15 (0.75%) QlikView
13 14 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
14 13 (0.65%) MS Access
15 11 (0.55%) DTS
16 10 (0.50%) SAP BW
17 9 (0.45%) Big Data
18 8 (0.40%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 113 (5.68%) Selenium
2 50 (2.51%) SpecFlow
3 45 (2.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 41 (2.06%) QuickTest Pro
5 36 (1.81%) WebDriver
6 34 (1.71%) Visual Studio
7 23 (1.16%) SoapUI
8 22 (1.11%) MSTest
9 18 (0.90%) Jenkins
10 15 (0.75%) JIRA
11 14 (0.70%) Cucumber
12 13 (0.65%) TeamCity
13 11 (0.55%) Hudson
14 7 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 6 (0.30%) Appium
15 6 (0.30%) Calabash
15 6 (0.30%) LoadRunner
16 5 (0.25%) Bugzilla
16 5 (0.25%) Selenium IDE
16 5 (0.25%) Robotium
General
1 659 (33.12%) Finance
2 119 (5.98%) Retail
3 80 (4.02%) Banking
4 65 (3.27%) Marketing
5 55 (2.76%) Financial Institution
6 51 (2.56%) Telecoms
7 47 (2.36%) Legal
8 34 (1.71%) Law
9 30 (1.51%) Manufacturing
10 26 (1.31%) General Ledger
11 24 (1.21%) Retail Banking
12 13 (0.65%) Back Office
13 11 (0.55%) Advertising
14 10 (0.50%) Billing
15 5 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
15 5 (0.25%) Local Government
15 5 (0.25%) German Language
16 2 (0.10%) Investment Banking
16 2 (0.10%) Multimedia
16 2 (0.10%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 184 (9.25%) .NET
2 66 (3.32%) ASP.NET
3 49 (2.46%) HTML
4 36 (1.81%) CSS
5 34 (1.71%) XML
6 25 (1.26%) .NET Framework
7 24 (1.21%) jQuery
8 23 (1.16%) Web Services
9 22 (1.11%) WCF
10 17 (0.85%) JSON
11 16 (0.80%) HTML5
12 14 (0.70%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (0.70%) CSS3
12 14 (0.70%) AngularJS
12 14 (0.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 14 (0.70%) Castle Windsor
12 14 (0.70%) NHibernate
13 12 (0.60%) EDI
14 9 (0.45%) SOAP
15 8 (0.40%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 333 (16.73%) Analytical Skills
2 71 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 51 (2.56%) Mobile App
4 34 (1.71%) Computer Science
5 29 (1.46%) Blackberry
6 22 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
7 18 (0.90%) Visualisation
8 17 (0.85%) User Experience
9 15 (0.75%) Open Source
9 15 (0.75%) NHS
10 14 (0.70%) Life Science
11 13 (0.65%) Client/Server
12 12 (0.60%) Mathematics
12 12 (0.60%) Statistics
12 12 (0.60%) Telematics
12 12 (0.60%) Data Integration
13 10 (0.50%) FMCG
14 8 (0.40%) iPhone
14 8 (0.40%) Data Structures
14 8 (0.40%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 335 (16.83%) Windows
2 90 (4.52%) Windows 7
3 69 (3.47%) Windows XP
4 57 (2.86%) Linux
5 55 (2.76%) Android
6 54 (2.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 52 (2.61%) UNIX
8 47 (2.36%) Apple iOS
9 37 (1.86%) Windows Server 2003
10 25 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
11 17 (0.85%) Windows 8
12 8 (0.40%) AIX
13 7 (0.35%) Mac OS
14 6 (0.30%) Windows Vista
15 5 (0.25%) Windows 2000 Server
16 4 (0.20%) CentOS
16 4 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 4 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
16 4 (0.20%) Solaris
17 2 (0.10%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 359 (18.04%) Agile Software Development
2 289 (14.52%) Business Analysis
3 214 (10.75%) ITIL
4 171 (8.59%) Project Management
5 169 (8.49%) Business Intelligence
6 161 (8.09%) Data Analysis
7 137 (6.88%) Test Scripting
8 129 (6.48%) Stakeholder Management
9 118 (5.93%) PRINCE2
9 118 (5.93%) UML
10 104 (5.23%) User Acceptance Testing
11 100 (5.03%) Software Testing
12 91 (4.57%) Scrum
13 83 (4.17%) E-Commerce
14 82 (4.12%) CRM
15 80 (4.02%) Systems Analysis
16 77 (3.87%) Service Management
16 77 (3.87%) Manual Testing
17 69 (3.47%) ERP
18 63 (3.17%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 546 (27.44%) SQL
2 100 (5.03%) C#
3 74 (3.72%) Java
3 74 (3.72%) T-SQL
4 73 (3.67%) VBA
5 51 (2.56%) JavaScript
6 35 (1.76%) VB.NET
7 28 (1.41%) VB
8 17 (0.85%) C
9 16 (0.80%) PowerShell
10 12 (0.60%) ABAP
11 11 (0.55%) PL/SQL
11 11 (0.55%) C++
12 10 (0.50%) Ruby
13 8 (0.40%) PHP
14 5 (0.25%) VBScript
14 5 (0.25%) COBOL
14 5 (0.25%) JCL
14 5 (0.25%) Objective-C
14 5 (0.25%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 207 (10.40%) ISEB
2 187 (9.40%) Degree
3 99 (4.97%) ISTQB
4 69 (3.47%) Security Cleared
5 48 (2.41%) SC Cleared
6 43 (2.16%) Microsoft Certification
6 43 (2.16%) MCP
7 32 (1.61%) MCSE
8 30 (1.51%) MCITP
8 30 (1.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 29 (1.46%) MCSA
10 21 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 21 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
11 18 (0.90%) CCNA
12 16 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
13 14 (0.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 11 (0.55%) CISSP
15 10 (0.50%) ACCA
15 10 (0.50%) CIMA
15 10 (0.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 184 (9.25%) QA
2 88 (4.42%) SLA
3 22 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 17 (0.85%) COBIT
5 13 (0.65%) PCI DSS
6 11 (0.55%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.25%) FATCA
8 2 (0.10%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.10%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.050%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.050%) WAI
9 1 (0.050%) HL7
9 1 (0.050%) JSP 440
System Software
1 163 (8.19%) Active Directory
2 42 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (1.11%) Snort
4 18 (0.90%) XenApp
5 17 (0.85%) Hyper-V
6 14 (0.70%) vSphere
7 8 (0.40%) XenDesktop
8 7 (0.35%) Xen
8 7 (0.35%) NFS
9 5 (0.25%) Terminal Server
10 4 (0.20%) Terminal Services
11 3 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.15%) Squid
11 3 (0.15%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.10%) vCloud
12 2 (0.10%) VMware ESX
13 1 (0.050%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 49 (2.46%) HP Quality Center
2 16 (0.80%) OpenView
2 16 (0.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 13 (0.65%) SCCM
4 8 (0.40%) AirWatch
5 6 (0.30%) EMC NetWorker
6 5 (0.25%) WSUS
7 4 (0.20%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.10%) OVSD
8 2 (0.10%) Nagios
8 2 (0.10%) MAILsweeper
8 2 (0.10%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.10%) SCOM
9 1 (0.050%) ServiceCenter
9 1 (0.050%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 367 (18.44%) Microsoft
2 134 (6.73%) SAP
3 112 (5.63%) Oracle
4 73 (3.67%) VMware
5 72 (3.62%) Citrix
6 68 (3.42%) HP
7 41 (2.06%) Cisco
8 31 (1.56%) Lotus
9 28 (1.41%) Sage
10 25 (1.26%) Cognos
10 25 (1.26%) JD Edwards
11 23 (1.16%) Business Objects
12 22 (1.11%) NetApp
12 22 (1.11%) Sourcefire
13 16 (0.80%) IBM
14 15 (0.75%) Splunk
15 14 (0.70%) Epicor
16 13 (0.65%) Dell
17 12 (0.60%) Hyperion
17 12 (0.60%) Google
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