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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 8 11 15
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 1188 1283 901
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 17.38% 17.24% 13.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.20% 18.18% 13.94%
Number of salaries quoted 952 1053 777
Average salary £35,000 £32,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,500 £20,550
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
6528 7056 6464
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.51% 94.84% 94.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5429 5734 5556
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +3 658 £35,500 +10.93% 118
Cheshire +1 348 £32,500 +8.33% 43
Lancashire +5 88 £35,000 -6.66% 29
Merseyside 0 64 £32,250 -7.85% 19
Cumbria -4 4 £35,500 -31.40% 4
Analyst
England

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 614 (29.07%) Finance
2 548 (25.95%) SQL
3 423 (20.03%) Analytical Skills
4 422 (19.98%) Microsoft
5 331 (15.67%) Business Analysis
6 328 (15.53%) Agile Software Development
7 313 (14.82%) Windows
8 286 (13.54%) SQL Server
9 274 (12.97%) MS Excel
10 268 (12.69%) Degree
11 259 (12.26%) MS Office
12 223 (10.56%) ITIL
13 208 (9.85%) Project Management
14 199 (9.42%) SAP
15 194 (9.19%) Stakeholder Management
16 186 (8.81%) ISEB
17 184 (8.71%) QA
18 168 (7.95%) Business Intelligence
19 161 (7.62%) Active Directory
20 159 (7.53%) .NET
21 144 (6.82%) Retail
21 144 (6.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 134 (6.34%) Analytics
23 132 (6.25%) Data Analysis
24 128 (6.06%) SDLC
25 126 (5.97%) Banking
26 125 (5.92%) Oracle
27 124 (5.87%) PRINCE2
28 116 (5.49%) Java
28 116 (5.49%) CRM

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 91 (4.31%) SharePoint
1 91 (4.31%) MS Exchange
2 60 (2.84%) SAS
3 38 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2010
4 36 (1.70%) IIS
5 15 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
5 15 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
6 13 (0.62%) IBM Notes
6 13 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (0.52%) Lync
7 11 (0.52%) Exstream Dialogue
8 8 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
8 8 (0.38%) CMS
9 7 (0.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 7 (0.33%) Apache
9 7 (0.33%) Tomcat
9 7 (0.33%) Confluence
9 7 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2003
10 6 (0.28%) NetWeaver
10 6 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 274 (12.97%) MS Excel
2 259 (12.26%) MS Office
3 72 (3.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 47 (2.23%) MS Project
5 29 (1.37%) Spreadsheet
5 29 (1.37%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.47%) SPSS
7 2 (0.095%) FastStats
7 2 (0.095%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.047%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 51 (2.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 39 (1.85%) SAP PP
3 38 (1.80%) SAP FI
4 36 (1.70%) SAP MM
5 35 (1.66%) SAP FI/CO
5 35 (1.66%) SAP CO
6 19 (0.90%) Dynamics GP
6 19 (0.90%) SAP SD
7 18 (0.85%) Dynamics NAV
8 16 (0.76%) SAP QM
8 16 (0.76%) SAP SCM
9 15 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
10 14 (0.66%) Oracle General Ledger
11 12 (0.57%) Agresso
12 11 (0.52%) Exstream
13 9 (0.43%) SAP APO
13 9 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
14 7 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
15 6 (0.28%) SAP WM
16 5 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 22 (1.04%) Office 365
2 16 (0.76%) Google Analytics
3 7 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.19%) SaaS
4 4 (0.19%) GitHub
5 2 (0.095%) IaaS
5 2 (0.095%) Trello
5 2 (0.095%) SmartFocus
5 2 (0.095%) Yammer
6 1 (0.047%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.047%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 68 (3.22%) LAN
2 65 (3.08%) Firewall
3 61 (2.89%) WAN
4 51 (2.41%) VPN
5 49 (2.32%) VoIP
5 49 (2.32%) Internet
6 47 (2.23%) Wireless
7 44 (2.08%) TCP/IP
8 35 (1.66%) DNS
9 30 (1.42%) HTTP
10 29 (1.37%) DHCP
10 29 (1.37%) SAN
10 29 (1.37%) Network Security
11 22 (1.04%) ADSL
12 21 (0.99%) FTP
13 16 (0.76%) MPLS
14 15 (0.71%) HTTPS
14 15 (0.71%) VLAN
15 12 (0.57%) Cisco IOS
16 11 (0.52%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 286 (13.54%) SQL Server
2 144 (6.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 97 (4.59%) Data Warehouse
4 77 (3.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 55 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
6 47 (2.23%) Data Mining
7 44 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 32 (1.52%) Relational Database
9 30 (1.42%) Oracle Database
10 29 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
11 28 (1.33%) BusinessObjects
11 28 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
12 24 (1.14%) Crystal Reports
13 20 (0.95%) QlikView
14 17 (0.80%) MySQL
15 12 (0.57%) SQL Server 2000
16 11 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
17 9 (0.43%) SAP HANA
17 9 (0.43%) Big Data
17 9 (0.43%) Informix
Development Applications
1 110 (5.21%) Selenium
2 51 (2.41%) WebDriver
3 43 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
4 31 (1.47%) Visual Studio
4 31 (1.47%) HP UFT
5 29 (1.37%) SoapUI
6 27 (1.28%) SpecFlow
6 27 (1.28%) JIRA
7 13 (0.62%) Bugzilla
8 12 (0.57%) MSTest
9 10 (0.47%) Cucumber
9 10 (0.47%) Jenkins
10 8 (0.38%) Hudson
10 8 (0.38%) LoadRunner
11 7 (0.33%) Subversion
11 7 (0.33%) Selenium IDE
11 7 (0.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 6 (0.28%) NUnit
12 6 (0.28%) LSMW
12 6 (0.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 614 (29.07%) Finance
2 144 (6.82%) Retail
3 126 (5.97%) Banking
4 91 (4.31%) Telecoms
5 83 (3.93%) Marketing
6 69 (3.27%) Manufacturing
7 46 (2.18%) Legal
8 45 (2.13%) Financial Institution
9 29 (1.37%) Retail Banking
10 25 (1.18%) General Ledger
10 25 (1.18%) Law
10 25 (1.18%) Advertising
11 16 (0.76%) Billing
12 14 (0.66%) Investment Banking
12 14 (0.66%) Back Office
13 8 (0.38%) Publishing
13 8 (0.38%) Local Government
14 6 (0.28%) German Language
15 5 (0.24%) Corporate Banking
15 5 (0.24%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (7.53%) .NET
2 70 (3.31%) XML
3 65 (3.08%) HTML
4 46 (2.18%) ASP.NET
4 46 (2.18%) EDI
5 41 (1.94%) Web Services
6 28 (1.33%) CSS
7 23 (1.09%) .NET Framework
8 22 (1.04%) WCF
9 16 (0.76%) SOAP
10 15 (0.71%) XML Schema
10 15 (0.71%) EDIFACT
10 15 (0.71%) jQuery
11 10 (0.47%) Ajax
12 8 (0.38%) WPF
12 8 (0.38%) JSON
12 8 (0.38%) HTML5
13 7 (0.33%) RESTful
13 7 (0.33%) AngularJS
13 7 (0.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 423 (20.03%) Analytical Skills
2 112 (5.30%) Management Information System
3 38 (1.80%) Computer Science
4 32 (1.52%) Mobile App
5 31 (1.47%) Credit Risk
6 30 (1.42%) Data Centre
7 28 (1.33%) Mathematics
8 27 (1.28%) Mainframe
9 26 (1.23%) User Experience
10 24 (1.14%) Blackberry
11 21 (0.99%) FMCG
12 20 (0.95%) Visualisation
13 19 (0.90%) PMI
14 18 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
15 15 (0.71%) TRADACOMS
16 13 (0.62%) NHS
17 12 (0.57%) Statistics
18 10 (0.47%) Smartphone
18 10 (0.47%) Social Media
19 9 (0.43%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 313 (14.82%) Windows
2 77 (3.65%) Windows 7
3 52 (2.46%) Linux
4 46 (2.18%) UNIX
4 46 (2.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (1.66%) Windows XP
6 32 (1.52%) Android
7 26 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
7 26 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 24 (1.14%) Apple iOS
9 22 (1.04%) Windows 8
10 9 (0.43%) Windows Vista
10 9 (0.43%) Mac OS
11 8 (0.38%) AIX
12 6 (0.28%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.19%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (0.14%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.095%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.095%) Windows Phone
16 1 (0.047%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 331 (15.67%) Business Analysis
2 328 (15.53%) Agile Software Development
3 223 (10.56%) ITIL
4 208 (9.85%) Project Management
5 194 (9.19%) Stakeholder Management
6 168 (7.95%) Business Intelligence
7 134 (6.34%) Analytics
8 132 (6.25%) Data Analysis
9 128 (6.06%) SDLC
10 124 (5.87%) PRINCE2
11 116 (5.49%) CRM
12 108 (5.11%) UML
13 107 (5.07%) User Acceptance Testing
14 96 (4.55%) Test Scripting
15 95 (4.50%) ERP
16 94 (4.45%) Systems Analysis
17 84 (3.98%) E-Commerce
18 82 (3.88%) Software Testing
19 76 (3.60%) Risk Management
20 74 (3.50%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 548 (25.95%) SQL
2 116 (5.49%) Java
3 93 (4.40%) C#
4 62 (2.94%) T-SQL
5 57 (2.70%) JavaScript
6 50 (2.37%) VBA
7 32 (1.52%) VB
8 28 (1.33%) VB.NET
9 22 (1.04%) PHP
10 17 (0.80%) ABAP
11 13 (0.62%) C
12 12 (0.57%) PL/SQL
12 12 (0.57%) VBScript
13 11 (0.52%) LINC
13 11 (0.52%) PowerShell
14 9 (0.43%) C++
15 7 (0.33%) R
15 7 (0.33%) JCL
16 6 (0.28%) COBOL
16 6 (0.28%) Python
Qualifications
1 268 (12.69%) Degree
2 186 (8.81%) ISEB
3 78 (3.69%) ISTQB
4 54 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 36 (1.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 33 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
7 31 (1.47%) Security Cleared
8 25 (1.18%) CCNA
9 24 (1.14%) PMI Certification
10 21 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 21 (0.99%) MCDST
11 20 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
12 19 (0.90%) MCP
13 17 (0.80%) MCITP
14 16 (0.76%) MCSE
14 16 (0.76%) MCSA
15 14 (0.66%) CCENT
15 14 (0.66%) SC Cleared
16 9 (0.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 9 (0.43%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 184 (8.71%) QA
2 74 (3.50%) SLA
3 33 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (0.71%) ISO 9001
4 15 (0.71%) PCI DSS
5 13 (0.62%) COBIT
6 11 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.19%) HL7
8 3 (0.14%) FATCA
9 2 (0.095%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.095%) WCAG
9 2 (0.095%) WAI
System Software
1 161 (7.62%) Active Directory
2 32 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (1.09%) Hyper-V
4 16 (0.76%) vSphere
5 12 (0.57%) XenApp
6 9 (0.43%) ISA Server
7 8 (0.38%) XenDesktop
8 6 (0.28%) Snort
8 6 (0.28%) Terminal Server
9 5 (0.24%) Firmware
10 4 (0.19%) Terminal Services
10 4 (0.19%) VMware Server
11 3 (0.14%) Cronacle
11 3 (0.14%) BitLocker
12 2 (0.095%) Time Sharing Option
12 2 (0.095%) VMware ESX
13 1 (0.047%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.047%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.047%) Docker
Systems Management
1 40 (1.89%) SCCM
2 34 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (0.47%) SCOM
4 8 (0.38%) McAfee ePO
5 5 (0.24%) AirWatch
5 5 (0.24%) WSUS
5 5 (0.24%) OpenView
5 5 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (0.19%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.14%) Nagios
7 3 (0.14%) NetBackup
7 3 (0.14%) OVSD
8 2 (0.095%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 2 (0.095%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.047%) CORE IMPACT
9 1 (0.047%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.047%) ServiceCenter
9 1 (0.047%) Nessus
9 1 (0.047%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.047%) Foglight
Vendors
1 422 (19.98%) Microsoft
2 199 (9.42%) SAP
3 125 (5.92%) Oracle
4 92 (4.36%) Citrix
5 86 (4.07%) VMware
6 84 (3.98%) Cisco
7 40 (1.89%) HP
8 35 (1.66%) IBM
9 28 (1.33%) JD Edwards
9 28 (1.33%) Sage
10 27 (1.28%) Cognos
11 23 (1.09%) Google
12 20 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
13 19 (0.90%) AppSense
14 18 (0.85%) webMethods
15 16 (0.76%) Juniper
16 15 (0.71%) Epicor
16 15 (0.71%) Capita
17 13 (0.62%) Lotus
17 13 (0.62%) JDA
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £35000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 per annum
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 per annum
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
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Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Adria Solutions Ltd
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