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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 13 14 14
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 950 980 931
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.59% 14.51% 12.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.42% 15.23% 13.48%
Number of salaries quoted 788 829 741
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £43,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
5786 6434 6906
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.96% 95.25% 95.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4635 5186 5868
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 £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 22 May 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 22 May 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 0 466 £37,500 +15.38% 97
Cheshire +3 295 £37,500 +13.63% 42
Lancashire +1 92 £37,500 +7.14% 23
Merseyside +6 82 £35,500 +1.42% 15
Cumbria -7 2 £27,500 -18.51% 2
Analyst
England

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 650 (33.54%) Finance
2 545 (28.12%) SQL
3 352 (18.16%) Microsoft
4 349 (18.01%) Agile Software Development
5 340 (17.54%) Analytical Skills
6 320 (16.51%) Business Analysis
7 305 (15.74%) MS Excel
8 296 (15.27%) SQL Server
9 290 (14.96%) Windows
10 208 (10.73%) MS Office
11 202 (10.42%) ISEB
12 199 (10.27%) ITIL
13 191 (9.86%) Degree
14 184 (9.49%) QA
15 177 (9.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 166 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
16 166 (8.57%) Data Analysis
17 165 (8.51%) Project Management
18 159 (8.20%) .NET
19 154 (7.95%) SAP
20 148 (7.64%) Stakeholder Management
21 137 (7.07%) Active Directory
22 128 (6.60%) PRINCE2
23 119 (6.14%) Retail
24 117 (6.04%) Oracle
25 116 (5.99%) Test Scripting
26 115 (5.93%) UML
27 109 (5.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
28 99 (5.11%) CRM
29 98 (5.06%) ISTQB

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 83 (4.28%) SharePoint
2 60 (3.10%) MS Exchange
3 32 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 30 (1.55%) SAS
5 28 (1.44%) IIS
6 23 (1.19%) IBM Notes
7 17 (0.88%) Lync
8 13 (0.67%) NServiceBus
9 11 (0.57%) CMS
10 8 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
10 8 (0.41%) Umbraco
10 8 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2007
11 7 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
11 7 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
11 7 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 7 (0.36%) Apache
12 6 (0.31%) Exstream Dialogue
12 6 (0.31%) NetWeaver
12 6 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2003
13 5 (0.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 305 (15.74%) MS Excel
2 208 (10.73%) MS Office
3 61 (3.15%) MS Visio
4 42 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (0.72%) SPSS
6 11 (0.57%) MS Project
7 2 (0.10%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.10%) FastStats
8 1 (0.052%) PrintSoft PReS
8 1 (0.052%) RoboHelp
8 1 (0.052%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.052%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.052%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.052%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 40 (2.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 35 (1.81%) Oracle General Ledger
3 29 (1.50%) SAP MM
4 28 (1.44%) SAP PP
4 28 (1.44%) Dynamics GP
5 23 (1.19%) SAP FI
6 22 (1.14%) Oracle Financials
7 21 (1.08%) SAP CO
7 21 (1.08%) SAP FI/CO
8 20 (1.03%) Dynamics NAV
8 20 (1.03%) Oracle Receivables
9 19 (0.98%) Oracle Payables
9 19 (0.98%) Oracle Assets
9 19 (0.98%) SAP SD
10 18 (0.93%) Oracle EBS R12
11 14 (0.72%) SAP SCM
12 12 (0.62%) SAP QM
12 12 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
13 11 (0.57%) Oracle Cash Management
14 10 (0.52%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.36%) SaaS
1 7 (0.36%) Google Analytics
2 3 (0.15%) GitHub
3 2 (0.10%) Trello
3 2 (0.10%) SmartFocus
3 2 (0.10%) Office 365
4 1 (0.052%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.052%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.052%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 48 (2.48%) VPN
2 44 (2.27%) Firewall
3 41 (2.12%) DNS
3 41 (2.12%) TCP/IP
3 41 (2.12%) WAN
3 41 (2.12%) DHCP
4 39 (2.01%) LAN
5 30 (1.55%) Internet
6 29 (1.50%) Network Security
7 26 (1.34%) Wireless
8 24 (1.24%) Intrusion Detection
9 19 (0.98%) SAN
10 15 (0.77%) HTTP
11 14 (0.72%) VoIP
11 14 (0.72%) VLAN
12 9 (0.46%) iSCSI
13 8 (0.41%) HTTPS
14 7 (0.36%) IPsec
15 6 (0.31%) SSL
15 6 (0.31%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 296 (15.27%) SQL Server
2 177 (9.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 109 (5.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 94 (4.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 61 (3.15%) Data Warehouse
6 60 (3.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 40 (2.06%) Relational Database
8 36 (1.86%) SQL Server 2005
9 35 (1.81%) Crystal Reports
10 25 (1.29%) Oracle Database
11 23 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
11 23 (1.19%) Data Mining
11 23 (1.19%) SQL Server 2000
12 18 (0.93%) QlikView
13 14 (0.72%) MS Access
13 14 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
14 12 (0.62%) DTS
15 11 (0.57%) MySQL
16 9 (0.46%) SAP BW
17 8 (0.41%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 98 (5.06%) Selenium
2 50 (2.58%) SpecFlow
3 39 (2.01%) Team Foundation Server
4 35 (1.81%) WebDriver
5 33 (1.70%) Visual Studio
6 31 (1.60%) QuickTest Pro
7 28 (1.44%) SoapUI
8 20 (1.03%) MSTest
9 17 (0.88%) Jenkins
10 14 (0.72%) JIRA
10 14 (0.72%) TeamCity
11 13 (0.67%) Hudson
12 11 (0.57%) Cucumber
13 7 (0.36%) LSMW
13 7 (0.36%) Bugzilla
14 6 (0.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 6 (0.31%) Calabash
14 6 (0.31%) Appium
15 5 (0.26%) Robotium
15 5 (0.26%) Jasmine
General
1 650 (33.54%) Finance
2 119 (6.14%) Retail
3 87 (4.49%) Banking
4 66 (3.41%) Marketing
5 53 (2.73%) Financial Institution
6 51 (2.63%) Telecoms
7 42 (2.17%) Legal
8 35 (1.81%) Manufacturing
9 31 (1.60%) General Ledger
10 26 (1.34%) Law
10 26 (1.34%) Retail Banking
11 16 (0.83%) Advertising
12 15 (0.77%) Back Office
13 8 (0.41%) Billing
14 5 (0.26%) German Language
14 5 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.21%) Publishing
16 3 (0.15%) Local Government
16 3 (0.15%) Games
17 2 (0.10%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (8.20%) .NET
2 59 (3.04%) ASP.NET
3 50 (2.58%) HTML
4 42 (2.17%) XML
5 37 (1.91%) CSS
6 25 (1.29%) jQuery
7 23 (1.19%) WCF
7 23 (1.19%) .NET Framework
7 23 (1.19%) EDI
8 20 (1.03%) Web Services
9 17 (0.88%) HTML5
10 14 (0.72%) JSON
10 14 (0.72%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (0.72%) CSS3
10 14 (0.72%) AngularJS
11 13 (0.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 13 (0.67%) Castle Windsor
11 13 (0.67%) NHibernate
12 7 (0.36%) Ajax
12 7 (0.36%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 340 (17.54%) Analytical Skills
2 83 (4.28%) Management Information System
3 42 (2.17%) Mobile App
4 30 (1.55%) Computer Science
5 24 (1.24%) Blackberry
6 20 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
7 19 (0.98%) Visualisation
8 18 (0.93%) FMCG
8 18 (0.93%) User Experience
9 17 (0.88%) Mathematics
10 15 (0.77%) NHS
11 14 (0.72%) Mainframe
12 13 (0.67%) Life Science
12 13 (0.67%) Statistics
13 12 (0.62%) Data Integration
14 10 (0.52%) Client/Server
15 9 (0.46%) Telematics
15 9 (0.46%) iPhone
15 9 (0.46%) Open Source
16 8 (0.41%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 290 (14.96%) Windows
2 83 (4.28%) Windows 7
3 52 (2.68%) Linux
3 52 (2.68%) Windows XP
4 51 (2.63%) UNIX
5 49 (2.53%) Android
6 48 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 41 (2.12%) Apple iOS
8 30 (1.55%) Windows Server 2003
9 24 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
10 16 (0.83%) Windows 8
11 7 (0.36%) Mac OS
11 7 (0.36%) AIX
12 6 (0.31%) Windows Vista
12 6 (0.31%) Windows 2000 Server
13 4 (0.21%) Solaris
13 4 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
13 4 (0.21%) CentOS
13 4 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.10%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 349 (18.01%) Agile Software Development
2 320 (16.51%) Business Analysis
3 199 (10.27%) ITIL
4 166 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
4 166 (8.57%) Data Analysis
5 165 (8.51%) Project Management
6 148 (7.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 128 (6.60%) PRINCE2
8 116 (5.99%) Test Scripting
9 115 (5.93%) UML
10 99 (5.11%) CRM
11 89 (4.59%) User Acceptance Testing
12 88 (4.54%) Scrum
13 87 (4.49%) Systems Analysis
14 84 (4.33%) Software Testing
14 84 (4.33%) E-Commerce
15 78 (4.02%) ERP
16 68 (3.51%) Service Management
17 67 (3.46%) Manual Testing
18 64 (3.30%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 545 (28.12%) SQL
2 92 (4.75%) C#
3 79 (4.08%) Java
4 74 (3.82%) VBA
5 71 (3.66%) T-SQL
6 52 (2.68%) JavaScript
7 36 (1.86%) VB.NET
8 29 (1.50%) VB
9 17 (0.88%) C
10 16 (0.83%) ABAP
11 15 (0.77%) PowerShell
12 11 (0.57%) PL/SQL
13 10 (0.52%) C++
14 9 (0.46%) PHP
15 7 (0.36%) JCL
16 6 (0.31%) Python
16 6 (0.31%) COBOL
16 6 (0.31%) VBScript
16 6 (0.31%) Ruby
17 5 (0.26%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 202 (10.42%) ISEB
2 191 (9.86%) Degree
3 98 (5.06%) ISTQB
4 58 (2.99%) Security Cleared
5 45 (2.32%) Microsoft Certification
6 37 (1.91%) SC Cleared
7 32 (1.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 31 (1.60%) MCSE
9 30 (1.55%) MCP
10 27 (1.39%) MCITP
11 25 (1.29%) MCSA
11 25 (1.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 23 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
13 21 (1.08%) CCNA
14 12 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
15 11 (0.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 10 (0.52%) CCNP
16 10 (0.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 9 (0.46%) CISSP
18 8 (0.41%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 184 (9.49%) QA
2 87 (4.49%) SLA
3 29 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 20 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 19 (0.98%) COBIT
6 15 (0.77%) ISO 9001
7 12 (0.62%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.26%) FATCA
9 2 (0.10%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.10%) WCAG
9 2 (0.10%) WAI
9 2 (0.10%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.052%) HL7
10 1 (0.052%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.052%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 137 (7.07%) Active Directory
2 45 (2.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (1.14%) Snort
4 19 (0.98%) XenApp
5 17 (0.88%) vSphere
6 16 (0.83%) Hyper-V
7 11 (0.57%) XenDesktop
8 6 (0.31%) NFS
8 6 (0.31%) Terminal Server
8 6 (0.31%) Xen
9 5 (0.26%) Terminal Services
10 4 (0.21%) VMware Server
11 3 (0.15%) Squid
11 3 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.15%) VMware ESX
12 2 (0.10%) Firmware
12 2 (0.10%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 44 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
2 19 (0.98%) SCCM
3 15 (0.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 15 (0.77%) OpenView
4 10 (0.52%) AirWatch
5 8 (0.41%) WSUS
6 4 (0.21%) NetBackup
6 4 (0.21%) SCOM
7 3 (0.15%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (0.15%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.15%) Nagios
7 3 (0.15%) OVSD
8 2 (0.10%) MAILsweeper
9 1 (0.052%) ServiceCenter
9 1 (0.052%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 352 (18.16%) Microsoft
2 154 (7.95%) SAP
3 117 (6.04%) Oracle
4 74 (3.82%) VMware
5 70 (3.61%) Citrix
6 68 (3.51%) HP
7 46 (2.37%) Cisco
8 34 (1.75%) Sage
9 31 (1.60%) JD Edwards
10 30 (1.55%) Business Objects
11 27 (1.39%) Cognos
12 24 (1.24%) NetApp
13 23 (1.19%) Lotus
14 22 (1.14%) IBM
14 22 (1.14%) Sourcefire
15 19 (0.98%) Epicor
16 15 (0.77%) Splunk
17 14 (0.72%) Dell
18 12 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
18 12 (0.62%) Hyperion
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