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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 6 13 14
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 1031 996 964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 18.26% 15.55% 13.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.82% 16.09% 14.13%
Number of salaries quoted 882 835 814
Median salary £35,000 £36,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £43,000
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
5478 6189 6821
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.04% 96.64% 97.07%
Number of salaries quoted 4651 4937 5480
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,690 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 +8 610 £35,000 -4.10% 95
Cheshire +1 215 £32,500 -9.72% 19
Merseyside +2 89 £37,500 +7.91% 14
Lancashire -1 81 £30,000 -14.28% 10
Cumbria +15 10 £28,609 +4.03% 2
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 644 (31.04%) Finance
2 574 (27.66%) SQL
3 405 (19.52%) Agile Software Development
4 396 (19.08%) Microsoft
5 371 (17.88%) Windows
6 355 (17.11%) Analytical Skills
7 323 (15.57%) ITIL
8 289 (13.93%) Business Analysis
9 266 (12.82%) MS Excel
10 254 (12.24%) Active Directory
11 247 (11.90%) SQL Server
12 237 (11.42%) Degree
13 193 (9.30%) SDLC
14 189 (9.11%) MS Office
15 185 (8.92%) ISEB
16 184 (8.87%) Stakeholder Management
17 181 (8.72%) User Acceptance Testing
18 175 (8.43%) Business Intelligence
19 167 (8.05%) Project Management
20 154 (7.42%) Retail
21 149 (7.18%) Windows Server
22 144 (6.94%) Management Information System
23 140 (6.75%) Data Analysis
24 138 (6.65%) SAP
25 128 (6.17%) Banking
26 120 (5.78%) Test Scripting
27 116 (5.59%) UML
28 115 (5.54%) Change Management
29 109 (5.25%) E-Commerce
30 108 (5.20%) Citrix

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
1 106 (5.11%) MS Exchange
2 77 (3.71%) SAS
3 55 (2.65%) IIS
4 53 (2.55%) BizTalk Server
5 52 (2.51%) Exchange Server 2010
5 52 (2.51%) SharePoint
6 43 (2.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 28 (1.35%) Confluence
8 27 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2007
9 23 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2013
10 20 (0.96%) CMS
11 18 (0.87%) WebSphere
12 13 (0.63%) Skype for Business
12 13 (0.63%) Tomcat
13 4 (0.19%) IBM Notes
13 4 (0.19%) Oracle Workflow
13 4 (0.19%) SAP EP
13 4 (0.19%) SAP Portal
14 3 (0.14%) Exstream Dialogue
14 3 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 266 (12.82%) MS Excel
2 189 (9.11%) MS Office
3 32 (1.54%) MS Visio
4 27 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
5 21 (1.01%) MS Project
6 11 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.14%) SPSS
8 2 (0.096%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 26 (1.25%) SAP PP
2 25 (1.20%) SAP ERP
2 25 (1.20%) SAP MM
3 20 (0.96%) SAP FI
4 15 (0.72%) Oracle Applications
5 14 (0.67%) SAP CO
5 14 (0.67%) SAP FI/CO
5 14 (0.67%) SAP SD
6 13 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
7 11 (0.53%) SAP BPC
8 10 (0.48%) Adobe Campaign
8 10 (0.48%) Magento
8 10 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
9 9 (0.43%) SAP WM
10 7 (0.34%) Oracle Assets
10 7 (0.34%) Oracle Cash Management
10 7 (0.34%) Oracle Payables
10 7 (0.34%) Oracle Receivables
10 7 (0.34%) SAP SCM
10 7 (0.34%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 32 (1.54%) Office 365
2 13 (0.63%) Google Analytics
3 10 (0.48%) Adobe Analytics
3 10 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (0.29%) SaaS
6 3 (0.14%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.096%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.096%) Google Apps
7 2 (0.096%) Google Tag Manager
7 2 (0.096%) IaaS
8 1 (0.048%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.048%) PaaS
8 1 (0.048%) SmartFocus
8 1 (0.048%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 78 (3.76%) Firewall
2 70 (3.37%) TCP/IP
3 65 (3.13%) LAN
4 61 (2.94%) WAN
5 57 (2.75%) VPN
6 45 (2.17%) DNS
7 42 (2.02%) DHCP
8 27 (1.30%) Internet
9 26 (1.25%) SAN
10 22 (1.06%) Wireless
11 14 (0.67%) Intranet
11 14 (0.67%) Intrusion Detection
11 14 (0.67%) NAS
12 13 (0.63%) SNMP
13 11 (0.53%) VLAN
14 10 (0.48%) FTP
15 9 (0.43%) HTTPS
15 9 (0.43%) VoIP
15 9 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
15 9 (0.43%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 247 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 83 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 58 (2.80%) SAP BW
4 57 (2.75%) QlikView
5 53 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
6 43 (2.07%) BusinessObjects
7 39 (1.88%) SQL Server 2008
8 34 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 32 (1.54%) Relational Database
10 29 (1.40%) Oracle Database
11 25 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
12 24 (1.16%) Qlik Sense
13 22 (1.06%) Crystal Reports
13 22 (1.06%) Data Mining
13 22 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
14 17 (0.82%) PowerPivot
15 16 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 15 (0.72%) MS Access
16 15 (0.72%) Power BI
17 14 (0.67%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 85 (4.10%) Selenium
2 83 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 77 (3.71%) JIRA
4 32 (1.54%) WebDriver
5 26 (1.25%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 25 (1.20%) SoapUI
7 23 (1.11%) Cucumber
8 18 (0.87%) Git (software)
9 16 (0.77%) HP UFT
10 12 (0.58%) Oracle Forms
11 10 (0.48%) MSTest
11 10 (0.48%) Subversion
12 9 (0.43%) Bugzilla
12 9 (0.43%) JMeter
13 7 (0.34%) LSMW
14 6 (0.29%) Jenkins
14 6 (0.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 6 (0.29%) Visual Studio
15 5 (0.24%) Appium
16 4 (0.19%) Gerrit
General
1 644 (31.04%) Finance
2 154 (7.42%) Retail
3 128 (6.17%) Banking
4 86 (4.14%) Legal
5 83 (4.00%) Manufacturing
6 72 (3.47%) Law
7 53 (2.55%) Marketing
8 48 (2.31%) Telecoms
9 20 (0.96%) Advertising
9 20 (0.96%) Billing
10 14 (0.67%) German Language
11 10 (0.48%) Local Government
12 8 (0.39%) Back Office
12 8 (0.39%) Financial Institution
12 8 (0.39%) Games
12 8 (0.39%) Retail Banking
13 7 (0.34%) General Ledger
14 6 (0.29%) French Language
15 5 (0.24%) Corporate Banking
16 3 (0.14%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (4.53%) .NET
2 64 (3.08%) XML
3 48 (2.31%) Web Services
4 36 (1.73%) HTML
5 32 (1.54%) EDI
6 30 (1.45%) ASP.NET
7 29 (1.40%) CSS
8 22 (1.06%) WCF
9 19 (0.92%) JSON
10 15 (0.72%) SOAP
11 7 (0.34%) jQuery
12 6 (0.29%) .NET Framework
12 6 (0.29%) SAP ALE
12 6 (0.29%) SAP Smart Forms
13 5 (0.24%) MDX
14 4 (0.19%) HTML5
14 4 (0.19%) SAP Fiori
14 4 (0.19%) SAPUI5
14 4 (0.19%) Software Packaging
14 4 (0.19%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 355 (17.11%) Analytical Skills
2 144 (6.94%) Management Information System
3 71 (3.42%) Visualisation
4 59 (2.84%) Blackberry
5 51 (2.46%) iPad
6 48 (2.31%) FMCG
7 45 (2.17%) AS400
8 44 (2.12%) Mathematics
9 38 (1.83%) iSeries
10 36 (1.73%) Computer Science
10 36 (1.73%) Credit Risk
11 27 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
12 26 (1.25%) Mobile App
13 22 (1.06%) SWIFT
14 19 (0.92%) Client/Server
14 19 (0.92%) User Experience
15 18 (0.87%) EPoS
16 17 (0.82%) iPhone
17 15 (0.72%) Driving Licence
17 15 (0.72%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 371 (17.88%) Windows
2 149 (7.18%) Windows Server
3 103 (4.96%) Windows 7
4 99 (4.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 63 (3.04%) Linux
6 58 (2.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 48 (2.31%) Windows Server 2003
8 39 (1.88%) Windows 8
9 36 (1.73%) Unix
10 35 (1.69%) Windows XP
11 26 (1.25%) Android
12 23 (1.11%) Apple iOS
13 15 (0.72%) Mac OS X
14 7 (0.34%) Windows 10
15 6 (0.29%) Solaris
16 5 (0.24%) CentOS
16 5 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
17 3 (0.14%) AIX
17 3 (0.14%) Data ONTAP
17 3 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 405 (19.52%) Agile Software Development
2 323 (15.57%) ITIL
3 289 (13.93%) Business Analysis
4 193 (9.30%) SDLC
5 184 (8.87%) Stakeholder Management
6 181 (8.72%) User Acceptance Testing
7 175 (8.43%) Business Intelligence
8 167 (8.05%) Project Management
9 140 (6.75%) Data Analysis
10 120 (5.78%) Test Scripting
11 116 (5.59%) UML
12 115 (5.54%) Change Management
13 109 (5.25%) E-Commerce
14 98 (4.72%) Software Testing
15 97 (4.67%) Analytics
16 85 (4.10%) Information Security
17 84 (4.05%) Time Management
18 82 (3.95%) Waterfall
19 80 (3.86%) CRM
19 80 (3.86%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 574 (27.66%) SQL
2 83 (4.00%) Java
3 81 (3.90%) T-SQL
4 70 (3.37%) C#
5 66 (3.18%) VBA
6 43 (2.07%) RPG
7 36 (1.73%) JavaScript
8 34 (1.64%) PL/SQL
9 31 (1.49%) RPG IV
10 27 (1.30%) PowerShell
11 24 (1.16%) C
12 22 (1.06%) ABAP
13 20 (0.96%) VB
14 16 (0.77%) VB.NET
15 14 (0.67%) R
16 13 (0.63%) VBScript
17 9 (0.43%) COBOL
17 9 (0.43%) Python
17 9 (0.43%) Ruby
18 7 (0.34%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 237 (11.42%) Degree
2 185 (8.92%) ISEB
3 106 (5.11%) ISTQB
4 58 (2.80%) Microsoft Certification
5 57 (2.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 50 (2.41%) ITIL Certification
7 48 (2.31%) CISSP
8 41 (1.98%) CISM
9 38 (1.83%) Security Cleared
10 36 (1.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 24 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
12 23 (1.11%) CCNA
13 22 (1.06%) SC Cleared
14 20 (0.96%) MCP
15 18 (0.87%) MCDST
15 18 (0.87%) MCSE
16 16 (0.77%) HND
16 16 (0.77%) MCSA
17 14 (0.67%) Citrix Certification
18 13 (0.63%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (5.06%) QA
2 100 (4.82%) SLA
3 34 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 22 (1.06%) PCI DSS
5 20 (0.96%) Data Quality
6 16 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 9 (0.43%) Solvency II
8 8 (0.39%) FATCA
9 5 (0.24%) COBIT
10 3 (0.14%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.096%) SEPA
12 1 (0.048%) Dodd-Frank
12 1 (0.048%) EMIR
12 1 (0.048%) HIPAA
12 1 (0.048%) ISO22301
12 1 (0.048%) ISO27002
12 1 (0.048%) MiFID
System Software
1 254 (12.24%) Active Directory
2 56 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (1.20%) Hyper-V
4 16 (0.77%) XenApp
5 13 (0.63%) Terminal Services
6 12 (0.58%) vSphere
7 11 (0.53%) XenDesktop
8 10 (0.48%) Terminal Server
9 7 (0.34%) Snort
10 4 (0.19%) XenServer
11 2 (0.096%) SAP ITS
12 1 (0.048%) KVM
12 1 (0.048%) Squid
12 1 (0.048%) SRDF
12 1 (0.048%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 36 (1.73%) SCCM
2 25 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
3 17 (0.82%) ServiceCenter
4 9 (0.43%) WMI
5 6 (0.29%) EnCase
5 6 (0.29%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (0.24%) DameWare
6 5 (0.24%) SCOM
7 4 (0.19%) HP Data Protector
7 4 (0.19%) LiteSpeed
8 3 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.096%) AirWatch
9 2 (0.096%) Nagios
9 2 (0.096%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (0.096%) Xymon
10 1 (0.048%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.048%) Oracle ZFS
10 1 (0.048%) Proventia
10 1 (0.048%) SCSM
10 1 (0.048%) WSUS
Vendors
1 396 (19.08%) Microsoft
2 138 (6.65%) SAP
3 108 (5.20%) Citrix
4 106 (5.11%) VMware
5 94 (4.53%) Oracle
6 80 (3.86%) Cisco
7 58 (2.80%) Tableau
8 48 (2.31%) HP
9 36 (1.73%) AppSense
10 29 (1.40%) Google
10 29 (1.40%) IBM
11 24 (1.16%) Remedy
12 23 (1.11%) Cognos
13 22 (1.06%) Bloomberg
13 22 (1.06%) Reuters
14 20 (0.96%) CheckPoint
15 19 (0.92%) Symantec
16 18 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
17 17 (0.82%) MicroStrategy
18 15 (0.72%) Intel Security
Liverpool, Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £15000.00 - £19000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Southport, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £17000 - £19000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
onezeero.
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
MDS
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 7 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
MDS
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £55,000 + an outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North West
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Sage UK Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £29000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago