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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 13 12 14
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 985 1136 995
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.32% 16.12% 13.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.09% 17.00% 13.90%
Number of salaries quoted 799 957 824
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 £20,500 £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
6123 6681 7159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.23% 94.83% 95.50%
Number of salaries quoted 4987 5410 6136
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 £25,000 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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 1 July 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 July 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 -1 460 £37,500 +17.28% 103
Cheshire +3 322 £35,500 +18.33% 47
Lancashire -2 107 £37,500 +4.16% 15
Merseyside +2 83 £36,000 +2.85% 11
Cumbria -5 2 £27,500 -21.42% 6
Analyst
England

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 664 (33.12%) Finance
2 543 (27.08%) SQL
3 407 (20.30%) Microsoft
4 393 (19.60%) Analytical Skills
5 353 (17.61%) Agile Software Development
6 342 (17.06%) Business Analysis
7 314 (15.66%) MS Excel
8 296 (14.76%) SQL Server
9 269 (13.42%) Windows
10 243 (12.12%) MS Office
11 232 (11.57%) Degree
12 208 (10.37%) ITIL
13 199 (9.93%) Project Management
14 192 (9.58%) ISEB
14 192 (9.58%) QA
15 177 (8.83%) SAP
16 173 (8.63%) .NET
17 171 (8.53%) Data Analysis
18 167 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 163 (8.13%) Business Intelligence
20 160 (7.98%) Stakeholder Management
21 152 (7.58%) PRINCE2
22 134 (6.68%) Retail
23 127 (6.33%) Active Directory
24 123 (6.13%) CRM
25 117 (5.84%) SDLC
26 116 (5.79%) Oracle
27 112 (5.59%) UML
28 107 (5.34%) Selenium
29 104 (5.19%) Test Scripting

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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
1 100 (4.99%) SharePoint
2 67 (3.34%) MS Exchange
3 46 (2.29%) SAS
4 32 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2010
5 29 (1.45%) IIS
6 18 (0.90%) IBM Notes
6 18 (0.90%) Lync
7 10 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2007
7 10 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2013
8 9 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
8 9 (0.45%) CMS
9 8 (0.40%) Exstream Dialogue
10 7 (0.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 7 (0.35%) Apache
10 7 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (0.30%) NServiceBus
11 6 (0.30%) OpenEdge
11 6 (0.30%) Documentum
11 6 (0.30%) NetWeaver
12 5 (0.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 314 (15.66%) MS Excel
2 243 (12.12%) MS Office
3 60 (2.99%) MS PowerPoint
4 49 (2.44%) MS Visio
5 25 (1.25%) MS Project
6 17 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (0.50%) SPSS
8 2 (0.100%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.100%) FastStats
9 1 (0.050%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.050%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.050%) RoboHelp
9 1 (0.050%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.050%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.050%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.050%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 54 (2.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 31 (1.55%) SAP MM
3 30 (1.50%) SAP PP
3 30 (1.50%) Dynamics GP
4 25 (1.25%) SAP FI
5 24 (1.20%) Oracle General Ledger
6 22 (1.10%) SAP CO
6 22 (1.10%) SAP FI/CO
6 22 (1.10%) Dynamics NAV
7 17 (0.85%) SAP SD
8 15 (0.75%) Agresso
9 14 (0.70%) SAP SCM
10 12 (0.60%) SAP QM
11 11 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
12 10 (0.50%) Oracle Financials
13 8 (0.40%) SAP WM
13 8 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
13 8 (0.40%) Exstream
13 8 (0.40%) Oracle Receivables
14 7 (0.35%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.50%) Google Analytics
2 5 (0.25%) SaaS
3 4 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.20%) GitHub
4 3 (0.15%) Office 365
5 2 (0.100%) Trello
5 2 (0.100%) SmartFocus
6 1 (0.050%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.050%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.050%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 58 (2.89%) Firewall
2 55 (2.74%) VPN
3 48 (2.39%) LAN
4 43 (2.14%) WAN
5 42 (2.09%) DHCP
6 41 (2.04%) TCP/IP
7 40 (2.00%) DNS
8 36 (1.80%) Internet
9 33 (1.65%) Wireless
9 33 (1.65%) Network Security
10 26 (1.30%) VoIP
11 25 (1.25%) HTTP
12 24 (1.20%) SAN
13 16 (0.80%) FTP
14 14 (0.70%) Intrusion Detection
15 13 (0.65%) VLAN
16 12 (0.60%) HTTPS
17 9 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
18 8 (0.40%) MPLS
18 8 (0.40%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 296 (14.76%) SQL Server
2 167 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 95 (4.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 80 (3.99%) SQL Server 2008
5 71 (3.54%) Data Warehouse
6 51 (2.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 39 (1.95%) Crystal Reports
8 35 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
8 35 (1.75%) Relational Database
9 33 (1.65%) Data Mining
10 28 (1.40%) Oracle Reports
11 26 (1.30%) Oracle Database
12 18 (0.90%) QlikView
13 17 (0.85%) SQL Server 2000
14 15 (0.75%) MySQL
14 15 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
15 13 (0.65%) MS Access
16 12 (0.60%) DTS
17 9 (0.45%) BusinessObjects
17 9 (0.45%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 107 (5.34%) Selenium
2 44 (2.19%) WebDriver
3 40 (2.00%) SpecFlow
4 34 (1.70%) SoapUI
5 33 (1.65%) HP UFT
6 31 (1.55%) Team Foundation Server
7 27 (1.35%) Visual Studio
8 19 (0.95%) JIRA
9 15 (0.75%) MSTest
9 15 (0.75%) Jenkins
10 11 (0.55%) Cucumber
10 11 (0.55%) TeamCity
11 10 (0.50%) Hudson
12 8 (0.40%) LoadRunner
12 8 (0.40%) Bugzilla
13 7 (0.35%) LSMW
14 6 (0.30%) WebLOAD
14 6 (0.30%) NUnit
14 6 (0.30%) Calabash
14 6 (0.30%) Appium
General
1 664 (33.12%) Finance
2 134 (6.68%) Retail
3 101 (5.04%) Banking
4 82 (4.09%) Marketing
5 69 (3.44%) Telecoms
6 55 (2.74%) Manufacturing
7 50 (2.49%) Financial Institution
8 44 (2.19%) Legal
9 30 (1.50%) General Ledger
10 27 (1.35%) Retail Banking
11 22 (1.10%) Advertising
12 19 (0.95%) Law
13 18 (0.90%) Back Office
14 13 (0.65%) Billing
15 8 (0.40%) Publishing
16 7 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
17 5 (0.25%) German Language
18 4 (0.20%) Local Government
19 3 (0.15%) Games
20 2 (0.100%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 173 (8.63%) .NET
2 69 (3.44%) HTML
3 63 (3.14%) ASP.NET
4 61 (3.04%) XML
5 38 (1.90%) EDI
6 33 (1.65%) CSS
7 30 (1.50%) Web Services
8 24 (1.20%) .NET Framework
9 21 (1.05%) jQuery
10 19 (0.95%) WCF
11 14 (0.70%) HTML5
12 13 (0.65%) EDIFACT
13 11 (0.55%) SOAP
13 11 (0.55%) XML Schema
13 11 (0.55%) AngularJS
14 10 (0.50%) Ajax
14 10 (0.50%) JSON
15 8 (0.40%) XSL
16 7 (0.35%) COM
16 7 (0.35%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 393 (19.60%) Analytical Skills
2 99 (4.94%) Management Information System
3 34 (1.70%) Computer Science
3 34 (1.70%) Mobile App
4 29 (1.45%) Data Centre
5 24 (1.20%) User Experience
6 23 (1.15%) Mathematics
7 21 (1.05%) Blackberry
8 19 (0.95%) Credit Risk
8 19 (0.95%) Mainframe
9 18 (0.90%) Visualisation
10 17 (0.85%) NHS
11 16 (0.80%) Statistics
11 16 (0.80%) FMCG
12 12 (0.60%) iPhone
12 12 (0.60%) Data Integration
12 12 (0.60%) Social Media
12 12 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
13 11 (0.55%) TRADACOMS
13 11 (0.55%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 269 (13.42%) Windows
2 72 (3.59%) Windows 7
3 46 (2.29%) Linux
4 45 (2.24%) UNIX
4 45 (2.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 42 (2.09%) Android
6 41 (2.04%) Windows XP
7 33 (1.65%) Apple iOS
8 30 (1.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 27 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
10 22 (1.10%) Windows 8
11 9 (0.45%) Mac OS
12 7 (0.35%) Windows Vista
12 7 (0.35%) AIX
13 6 (0.30%) Windows 2000 Server
14 4 (0.20%) Solaris
15 3 (0.15%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
16 2 (0.100%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 1 (0.050%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 353 (17.61%) Agile Software Development
2 342 (17.06%) Business Analysis
3 208 (10.37%) ITIL
4 199 (9.93%) Project Management
5 171 (8.53%) Data Analysis
6 163 (8.13%) Business Intelligence
7 160 (7.98%) Stakeholder Management
8 152 (7.58%) PRINCE2
9 123 (6.13%) CRM
10 117 (5.84%) SDLC
11 112 (5.59%) UML
12 104 (5.19%) Test Scripting
13 96 (4.79%) Systems Analysis
13 96 (4.79%) ERP
14 88 (4.39%) User Acceptance Testing
15 85 (4.24%) Scrum
16 83 (4.14%) E-Commerce
17 81 (4.04%) Software Testing
18 76 (3.79%) Analytics
19 69 (3.44%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 543 (27.08%) SQL
2 99 (4.94%) Java
3 96 (4.79%) C#
4 69 (3.44%) JavaScript
5 64 (3.19%) T-SQL
5 64 (3.19%) VBA
6 40 (2.00%) VB.NET
7 37 (1.85%) VB
8 17 (0.85%) C
8 17 (0.85%) PHP
9 13 (0.65%) ABAP
10 12 (0.60%) PL/SQL
11 11 (0.55%) PowerShell
12 9 (0.45%) C++
13 7 (0.35%) JCL
14 6 (0.30%) Ruby
14 6 (0.30%) LINC
14 6 (0.30%) COBOL
14 6 (0.30%) VBScript
14 6 (0.30%) Python
Qualifications
1 232 (11.57%) Degree
2 192 (9.58%) ISEB
3 97 (4.84%) ISTQB
4 49 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 48 (2.39%) Security Cleared
6 33 (1.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 33 (1.65%) Cisco Certification
7 32 (1.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 31 (1.55%) SC Cleared
9 28 (1.40%) CCNA
10 27 (1.35%) MCSE
10 27 (1.35%) MCITP
11 26 (1.30%) MCP
12 24 (1.20%) MCSA
13 14 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
14 12 (0.60%) CCNP
14 12 (0.60%) MCDST
15 11 (0.55%) CCENT
16 10 (0.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 10 (0.50%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 192 (9.58%) QA
2 75 (3.74%) SLA
3 26 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (1.05%) COBIT
5 18 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 13 (0.65%) ISO 9001
7 12 (0.60%) PCI DSS
8 6 (0.30%) FATCA
9 3 (0.15%) HL7
10 2 (0.100%) WCAG
10 2 (0.100%) WAI
10 2 (0.100%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.050%) JSP 440
11 1 (0.050%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 127 (6.33%) Active Directory
2 37 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (1.10%) vSphere
4 15 (0.75%) XenApp
5 13 (0.65%) Hyper-V
5 13 (0.65%) Snort
6 10 (0.50%) XenDesktop
7 6 (0.30%) Terminal Server
8 5 (0.25%) Firmware
9 4 (0.20%) Xen
9 4 (0.20%) VMware Server
9 4 (0.20%) Terminal Services
9 4 (0.20%) ISA Server
9 4 (0.20%) NFS
10 3 (0.15%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.100%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.100%) BitLocker
11 2 (0.100%) vCloud
12 1 (0.050%) Docker
Systems Management
1 46 (2.29%) HP Quality Center
2 21 (1.05%) SCCM
3 10 (0.50%) AirWatch
3 10 (0.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 10 (0.50%) OpenView
4 7 (0.35%) WSUS
5 3 (0.15%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.15%) Nagios
5 3 (0.15%) OVSD
5 3 (0.15%) SCOM
6 2 (0.100%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.100%) MAILsweeper
6 2 (0.100%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (0.050%) ServiceCenter
7 1 (0.050%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.050%) Puppet
7 1 (0.050%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.050%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 407 (20.30%) Microsoft
2 177 (8.83%) SAP
3 116 (5.79%) Oracle
4 67 (3.34%) Citrix
4 67 (3.34%) VMware
5 63 (3.14%) HP
5 63 (3.14%) Cisco
6 38 (1.90%) Sage
7 37 (1.85%) JD Edwards
8 34 (1.70%) Business Objects
9 30 (1.50%) Cognos
10 27 (1.35%) IBM
11 23 (1.15%) NetApp
12 22 (1.10%) Epicor
12 22 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
13 18 (0.90%) Lotus
14 17 (0.85%) Google
15 14 (0.70%) webMethods
16 13 (0.65%) Sourcefire
16 13 (0.65%) Hyperion
Warrington, Cheshire
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Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Sale, Cheshire
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Salary: Salary £23,778 - £26,198
Posted: 6 hours ago
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DCS Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 Per Annum Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Flex-Time
Posted: 6 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Twenty Recruitment Group
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
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ANS Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £33,000 per annum £350 per week call out allowance (ca
Posted: 9 hours ago
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Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £60,000k plus outstanding package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £70,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
North West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Salary Depending on Experience
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £24,000 - £31,000 DOE
Posted: Yesterday