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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 11 9 11
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 958 1137 1252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.06% 16.93% 16.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.57% 17.54% 17.59%
Number of salaries quoted 808 911 1055
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,700 £50,000 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.36% +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
6152 6482 7116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.68% 96.54% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5171 5378 5900
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 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,091 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.22% -

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 -4 493 £35,000 - 69
Cheshire -7 183 £34,279 +2.32% 26
Merseyside -5 90 £32,500 +1.56% 19
Lancashire -1 70 £37,500 +11.94% 9
Cumbria +17 15 £30,000 - 1
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 528 (28.40%) Finance
2 524 (28.19%) SQL
3 423 (22.75%) Agile Software Development
4 322 (17.32%) Microsoft
5 281 (15.12%) Business Analysis
6 264 (14.20%) Windows
7 262 (14.09%) Analytical Skills
8 236 (12.69%) SQL Server
9 232 (12.48%) MS Excel
10 217 (11.67%) SAP
11 216 (11.62%) ITIL
12 179 (9.63%) Stakeholder Management
13 171 (9.20%) Active Directory
14 167 (8.98%) Project Management
15 161 (8.66%) Degree
16 151 (8.12%) MS Office
17 148 (7.96%) .NET
18 147 (7.91%) Business Intelligence
19 146 (7.85%) Retail
20 134 (7.21%) SDLC
21 128 (6.89%) Scrum
22 121 (6.51%) C#
22 121 (6.51%) Windows Server
23 119 (6.40%) ISEB
24 118 (6.35%) Oracle
25 113 (6.08%) Test Scripting
26 109 (5.86%) QA
27 107 (5.76%) Change Management
28 103 (5.54%) ERP
29 100 (5.38%) Management Information System

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 (3.07%) MS Exchange
2 49 (2.64%) IIS
3 37 (1.99%) SAS
4 33 (1.78%) SharePoint
4 33 (1.78%) WebSphere
5 30 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
6 23 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2013
7 21 (1.13%) CMS
8 18 (0.97%) Confluence
9 15 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
10 12 (0.65%) NServiceBus
11 9 (0.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 8 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2007
13 4 (0.22%) CICS
14 3 (0.16%) Apache
14 3 (0.16%) Oracle Workflow
15 2 (0.11%) Oracle Service Bus
15 2 (0.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 2 (0.11%) Tomcat
15 2 (0.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 232 (12.48%) MS Excel
2 151 (8.12%) MS Office
3 40 (2.15%) MS Visio
4 22 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 20 (1.08%) MS Project
6 10 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.38%) SPSS
8 3 (0.16%) Stata
9 1 (0.054%) HipChat
9 1 (0.054%) Maya
9 1 (0.054%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 59 (3.17%) SAP FI
2 50 (2.69%) SAP SD
3 49 (2.64%) SAP CO
3 49 (2.64%) SAP FI/CO
4 46 (2.47%) SAP MM
5 41 (2.21%) SAP WM
6 34 (1.83%) SAP PP
7 33 (1.78%) SAP ERP
8 21 (1.13%) Oracle EBS
9 19 (1.02%) SAP GRC
10 18 (0.97%) Magento
10 18 (0.97%) SAP BPC
10 18 (0.97%) SAP SCM
11 16 (0.86%) Oracle Applications
12 15 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
13 12 (0.65%) Payment Gateway
14 11 (0.59%) Oracle ERP
15 10 (0.54%) Cognos Business Intelligence
15 10 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
15 10 (0.54%) Oracle ASCP
Cloud Services
1 20 (1.08%) Adobe Analytics
1 20 (1.08%) Office 365
2 18 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (0.70%) Google Analytics
4 6 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.11%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.11%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.11%) Google Drive
6 1 (0.054%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.054%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.054%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (3.23%) Firewall
2 58 (3.12%) LAN
3 57 (3.07%) WAN
4 41 (2.21%) TCP/IP
5 36 (1.94%) VPN
6 32 (1.72%) SAN
7 30 (1.61%) DHCP
8 28 (1.51%) DNS
9 26 (1.40%) Internet
10 24 (1.29%) FTP
11 21 (1.13%) Wireless
12 16 (0.86%) Intrusion Detection
13 13 (0.70%) HTTP
13 13 (0.70%) SSL
13 13 (0.70%) VoIP
14 12 (0.65%) HTTPS
15 10 (0.54%) Cisco Wireless
15 10 (0.54%) Wireshark
16 9 (0.48%) DDNS
16 9 (0.48%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 236 (12.69%) SQL Server
2 96 (5.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 63 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
4 61 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 49 (2.64%) SAP BW
6 41 (2.21%) Oracle Reports
7 40 (2.15%) QlikView
8 35 (1.88%) Crystal Reports
9 33 (1.78%) Relational Database
10 29 (1.56%) Oracle Database
10 29 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
10 29 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
11 28 (1.51%) MS Access
12 21 (1.13%) Power BI
13 18 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
13 18 (0.97%) DB2
14 17 (0.91%) SAP HANA
15 16 (0.86%) SQLPlus
16 14 (0.75%) Data Mining
17 13 (0.70%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 76 (4.09%) Selenium
2 69 (3.71%) JIRA
3 59 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 23 (1.24%) Git (software)
4 23 (1.24%) SoapUI
5 22 (1.18%) Visual Studio
6 19 (1.02%) Oracle Forms
7 18 (0.97%) Subversion
8 16 (0.86%) SpecFlow
9 14 (0.75%) HP UFT
9 14 (0.75%) WebDriver
10 13 (0.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 12 (0.65%) FxCop
11 12 (0.65%) StyleCop
12 10 (0.54%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 10 (0.54%) MSTest
13 8 (0.43%) Cucumber
14 6 (0.32%) Metasploit
15 5 (0.27%) Fiddler
15 5 (0.27%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 528 (28.40%) Finance
2 146 (7.85%) Retail
3 85 (4.57%) Manufacturing
4 79 (4.25%) Banking
5 51 (2.74%) Legal
6 48 (2.58%) Telecoms
7 43 (2.31%) Law
8 31 (1.67%) Marketing
9 26 (1.40%) Billing
10 16 (0.86%) Advertising
11 15 (0.81%) Games
12 10 (0.54%) General Ledger
12 10 (0.54%) Retail Banking
13 8 (0.43%) Back Office
13 8 (0.43%) Local Government
13 8 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
14 7 (0.38%) German Language
15 6 (0.32%) Corporate Banking
15 6 (0.32%) French Language
16 5 (0.27%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (7.96%) .NET
2 79 (4.25%) XML
3 57 (3.07%) ASP.NET
4 55 (2.96%) HTML
5 47 (2.53%) CSS
6 40 (2.15%) WCF
7 37 (1.99%) JSON
8 34 (1.83%) Web Services
9 26 (1.40%) jQuery
10 24 (1.29%) EDI
11 23 (1.24%) SOAP
12 21 (1.13%) .NET Framework
13 20 (1.08%) ASP.NET MVC
14 15 (0.81%) HTML5
15 13 (0.70%) AngularJS
15 13 (0.70%) CSS3
16 12 (0.65%) Castle Windsor
16 12 (0.65%) SignalR
16 12 (0.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 12 (0.65%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 262 (14.09%) Analytical Skills
2 100 (5.38%) Management Information System
3 89 (4.79%) FMCG
4 67 (3.60%) iPad
5 49 (2.64%) Mobile App
6 46 (2.47%) iSeries
7 37 (1.99%) Driving Licence
8 35 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
9 32 (1.72%) Visualisation
10 30 (1.61%) AS400
11 28 (1.51%) User Experience
12 26 (1.40%) Computer Science
13 23 (1.24%) Mathematics
14 20 (1.08%) PMI
15 19 (1.02%) NHS
16 15 (0.81%) Data Conversion
16 15 (0.81%) Statistics
17 13 (0.70%) Blackberry
17 13 (0.70%) Clustering
17 13 (0.70%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 264 (14.20%) Windows
2 121 (6.51%) Windows Server
3 64 (3.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 53 (2.85%) Windows 7
4 53 (2.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 50 (2.69%) Unix
6 33 (1.78%) Windows Server 2003
7 30 (1.61%) Android
8 29 (1.56%) Apple iOS
8 29 (1.56%) Linux
9 18 (0.97%) Windows XP
10 15 (0.81%) Windows 10
10 15 (0.81%) Windows 8
11 7 (0.38%) Mac OS X
12 6 (0.32%) CentOS
13 4 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.16%) Windows NT
15 2 (0.11%) AIX
15 2 (0.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 1 (0.054%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 423 (22.75%) Agile Software Development
2 281 (15.12%) Business Analysis
3 216 (11.62%) ITIL
4 179 (9.63%) Stakeholder Management
5 167 (8.98%) Project Management
6 147 (7.91%) Business Intelligence
7 134 (7.21%) SDLC
8 128 (6.89%) Scrum
9 113 (6.08%) Test Scripting
10 107 (5.76%) Change Management
11 103 (5.54%) ERP
12 97 (5.22%) Software Testing
13 95 (5.11%) E-Commerce
14 94 (5.06%) User Acceptance Testing
15 91 (4.90%) CRM
15 91 (4.90%) Data Analysis
16 81 (4.36%) Analytics
17 80 (4.30%) Translating Business Requirements
18 69 (3.71%) Waterfall
19 64 (3.44%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 524 (28.19%) SQL
2 121 (6.51%) C#
3 89 (4.79%) T-SQL
4 60 (3.23%) VBA
5 59 (3.17%) JavaScript
6 58 (3.12%) Java
7 52 (2.80%) PL/SQL
8 49 (2.64%) PowerShell
9 41 (2.21%) RPG
10 32 (1.72%) VB.NET
11 28 (1.51%) RPG IV
12 25 (1.34%) VB
13 19 (1.02%) ABAP
14 17 (0.91%) VBScript
15 9 (0.48%) Python
15 9 (0.48%) R
16 8 (0.43%) C
17 7 (0.38%) PHP
18 6 (0.32%) Shell Script
19 4 (0.22%) JCL
Qualifications
1 161 (8.66%) Degree
2 119 (6.40%) ISEB
3 70 (3.77%) ISTQB
4 44 (2.37%) Microsoft Certification
5 41 (2.21%) Cisco Certification
6 40 (2.15%) CCNA
7 36 (1.94%) Security Cleared
8 35 (1.88%) CISSP
9 30 (1.61%) MCSE
10 28 (1.51%) CISM
10 28 (1.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 22 (1.18%) MCP
11 22 (1.18%) MCSA
11 22 (1.18%) SC Cleared
12 20 (1.08%) PMI Certification
13 17 (0.91%) CCNP
14 15 (0.81%) MCITP
15 11 (0.59%) MCTS
16 10 (0.54%) CIMA
16 10 (0.54%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (5.86%) QA
2 61 (3.28%) SLA
3 27 (1.45%) Data Quality
4 25 (1.34%) PCI DSS
5 24 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.22%) HL7
8 3 (0.16%) ISO27002
8 3 (0.16%) SEPA
9 2 (0.11%) COBIT
10 1 (0.054%) Actionable Recommendations
10 1 (0.054%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.054%) ISO22301
10 1 (0.054%) Solvency II
System Software
1 171 (9.20%) Active Directory
2 48 (2.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (1.78%) Hyper-V
4 9 (0.48%) vSphere
5 6 (0.32%) ProxySG
5 6 (0.32%) XenServer
6 5 (0.27%) XenApp
7 4 (0.22%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.16%) Terminal Services
8 3 (0.16%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.054%) HDFS
10 1 (0.054%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.054%) SRDF
10 1 (0.054%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 27 (1.45%) ServiceCenter
2 22 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
3 15 (0.81%) Cisco CUCM
4 12 (0.65%) SCCM
4 12 (0.65%) WMI
5 11 (0.59%) Cisco Prime
6 7 (0.38%) WSUS
7 6 (0.32%) HP Data Protector
7 6 (0.32%) Microsoft Clustering
7 6 (0.32%) SCOM
8 5 (0.27%) Nagios
9 4 (0.22%) LiteSpeed
10 1 (0.054%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.054%) DameWare
10 1 (0.054%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (0.054%) OpenView
10 1 (0.054%) Oracle ZFS
10 1 (0.054%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.054%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 322 (17.32%) Microsoft
2 217 (11.67%) SAP
3 118 (6.35%) Oracle
4 98 (5.27%) VMware
5 77 (4.14%) Cisco
6 62 (3.34%) IBM
7 58 (3.12%) HP
8 45 (2.42%) Citrix
9 33 (1.78%) Google
10 32 (1.72%) Tableau
11 27 (1.45%) Cognos
12 21 (1.13%) Adobe
13 20 (1.08%) hybris
14 19 (1.02%) ATG
15 18 (0.97%) CheckPoint
15 18 (0.97%) iManage
16 17 (0.91%) NetApp
16 17 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
17 16 (0.86%) Cognizant
18 15 (0.81%) Juniper
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Merseyside
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 21 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: Salary To 40k DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cheshire
nGAGE Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £37000 - £44000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + bens
Posted: 16 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
ninesharp
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare Plan etc
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 23 hours ago
Merseyside
Robert Walters
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + outstanding benefits
Posted: Yesterday
St. Helens, Merseyside
ninesharp
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southport, Merseyside
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Computer People
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Capita ITPS
Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adalta Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £37000.00 per annum + fantastic pension and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
JM
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + company benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago