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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Analyst
England / North West
Rank 10 6 13
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 939 1050 972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.78% 18.88% 14.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.33% 19.66% 14.55%
Number of salaries quoted 794 860 835
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.38% +2.85%

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
5750 5342 6680
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.61% 96.04% 96.94%
Number of salaries quoted 4856 4490 5708
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,413 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 -5 472 £37,500 +7.14% 75
Cheshire -9 154 £35,000 +7.69% 29
Lancashire 0 137 £33,000 -17.50% 9
Merseyside -5 122 £32,500 -7.14% 16
Cumbria +5 3 £30,000 -33.33% 2
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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.

1 536 (28.60%) SQL
2 470 (25.08%) Agile Software Development
3 407 (21.72%) Finance
4 323 (17.24%) Microsoft
5 309 (16.49%) Business Analysis
6 270 (14.41%) Analytical Skills
7 244 (13.02%) Windows
8 241 (12.86%) MS Excel
9 235 (12.54%) SAP
10 226 (12.06%) ITIL
11 224 (11.95%) SQL Server
12 204 (10.89%) Business Intelligence
13 189 (10.09%) Degree
14 186 (9.93%) SDLC
15 171 (9.12%) Stakeholder Management
16 158 (8.43%) Active Directory
17 150 (8.00%) ERP
18 149 (7.95%) ISEB
19 144 (7.68%) MS Office
20 140 (7.47%) Oracle
21 137 (7.31%) Test Scripting
22 125 (6.67%) QA
23 123 (6.56%) .NET
24 117 (6.24%) Project Management
25 115 (6.14%) Scrum
26 113 (6.03%) Data Analysis
27 112 (5.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
28 107 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
29 104 (5.55%) VMware
29 104 (5.55%) Waterfall

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 67 (3.58%) MS Exchange
2 65 (3.47%) SharePoint
3 46 (2.45%) SAS
4 45 (2.40%) IIS
5 28 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
6 26 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
7 25 (1.33%) Confluence
8 20 (1.07%) BizTalk Server
9 12 (0.64%) Oracle Workflow
10 11 (0.59%) WebSphere
11 9 (0.48%) Apache
12 8 (0.43%) NServiceBus
12 8 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
13 6 (0.32%) Skype for Business
14 5 (0.27%) CMS
15 3 (0.16%) CICS
15 3 (0.16%) Tomcat
16 2 (0.11%) Oracle Service Bus
16 2 (0.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 2 (0.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 241 (12.86%) MS Excel
2 144 (7.68%) MS Office
3 19 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (0.85%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (0.37%) SPSS
7 6 (0.32%) MS Project
8 4 (0.21%) Stata
9 1 (0.053%) HipChat
9 1 (0.053%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 70 (3.74%) SAP SD
2 61 (3.26%) SAP ERP
3 59 (3.15%) SAP PP
4 50 (2.67%) SAP CO
4 50 (2.67%) SAP FI
4 50 (2.67%) SAP FI/CO
5 47 (2.51%) SAP MM
6 41 (2.19%) SAP WM
7 30 (1.60%) Oracle EBS
8 29 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
9 27 (1.44%) SAP SCM
10 23 (1.23%) SAP APO
11 20 (1.07%) SAP QM
12 19 (1.01%) Oracle Applications
12 19 (1.01%) Oracle ASCP
13 14 (0.75%) Payment Gateway
13 14 (0.75%) Salesforce.com CRM
14 13 (0.69%) Oracle EBS R12
14 13 (0.69%) SAP GRC
14 13 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (1.17%) Office 365
2 13 (0.69%) Google Analytics
3 8 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.27%) SaaS
5 3 (0.16%) Adobe Analytics
5 3 (0.16%) Google Tag Manager
6 2 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.11%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.053%) G Suite
7 1 (0.053%) IaaS
7 1 (0.053%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 73 (3.90%) Firewall
2 61 (3.26%) TCP/IP
3 60 (3.20%) WAN
4 59 (3.15%) LAN
5 44 (2.35%) DHCP
6 41 (2.19%) DNS
7 40 (2.13%) VPN
8 31 (1.65%) Internet
9 27 (1.44%) SAN
10 23 (1.23%) VLAN
11 21 (1.12%) Wireless
12 17 (0.91%) Network Security
12 17 (0.91%) SSL
13 16 (0.85%) VoIP
14 14 (0.75%) Cisco Wireless
15 13 (0.69%) HTTP
16 12 (0.64%) Wi-Fi
17 10 (0.53%) Intranet
17 10 (0.53%) IPsec
17 10 (0.53%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 224 (11.95%) SQL Server
2 112 (5.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 90 (4.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 69 (3.68%) Data Warehouse
5 39 (2.08%) Relational Database
6 34 (1.81%) QlikView
6 34 (1.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 32 (1.71%) DB2
7 32 (1.71%) SAP HANA
8 31 (1.65%) Oracle Database
8 31 (1.65%) Oracle Reports
9 30 (1.60%) Power BI
10 25 (1.33%) Big Data
10 25 (1.33%) Crystal Reports
11 24 (1.28%) SAP BW
12 23 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
13 21 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
14 19 (1.01%) Data Mining
14 19 (1.01%) MySQL
14 19 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 76 (4.06%) JIRA
2 68 (3.63%) Selenium
3 60 (3.20%) Team Foundation Server
4 38 (2.03%) Visual Studio
5 27 (1.44%) Cucumber
6 19 (1.01%) SoapUI
7 18 (0.96%) SpecFlow
8 15 (0.80%) HP UFT
9 14 (0.75%) FxCop
9 14 (0.75%) StyleCop
10 12 (0.64%) MSTest
11 11 (0.59%) Oracle Forms
12 9 (0.48%) WebDriver
13 8 (0.43%) JMeter
14 7 (0.37%) Fiddler
14 7 (0.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 6 (0.32%) Balsamiq Mockups
15 6 (0.32%) JUnit
15 6 (0.32%) LoadRunner
16 5 (0.27%) Toad
General
1 407 (21.72%) Finance
2 101 (5.39%) Retail
3 95 (5.07%) Manufacturing
4 70 (3.74%) Marketing
5 66 (3.52%) Banking
5 66 (3.52%) Telecoms
6 60 (3.20%) Legal
7 32 (1.71%) Law
8 28 (1.49%) Advertising
9 23 (1.23%) Games
10 18 (0.96%) Billing
11 13 (0.69%) Electronics
12 9 (0.48%) Corporate Banking
12 9 (0.48%) German Language
12 9 (0.48%) Military
13 8 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
14 6 (0.32%) Back Office
14 6 (0.32%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.27%) Retail Banking
16 3 (0.16%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (6.56%) .NET
2 58 (3.09%) ASP.NET
3 51 (2.72%) CSS
4 50 (2.67%) HTML
5 45 (2.40%) XML
6 37 (1.97%) jQuery
7 33 (1.76%) Web Services
8 25 (1.33%) .NET Framework
8 25 (1.33%) SOAP
9 24 (1.28%) EDI
10 23 (1.23%) JSON
10 23 (1.23%) WCF
11 18 (0.96%) AngularJS
11 18 (0.96%) Entity Framework
11 18 (0.96%) Gherkin
12 17 (0.91%) HTML5
13 16 (0.85%) ASP.NET MVC
14 15 (0.80%) CSS3
15 14 (0.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 11 (0.59%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 270 (14.41%) Analytical Skills
2 99 (5.28%) FMCG
3 98 (5.23%) iPad
4 85 (4.54%) Management Information System
5 65 (3.47%) iSeries
6 52 (2.77%) User Experience
7 44 (2.35%) AS400
8 41 (2.19%) Mobile App
9 34 (1.81%) Computer Science
10 28 (1.49%) Driving Licence
11 26 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
11 26 (1.39%) Visualisation
12 22 (1.17%) Mathematics
13 21 (1.12%) Smart Meter
14 20 (1.07%) PMI
15 17 (0.91%) Data Centre
15 17 (0.91%) Mainframe
15 17 (0.91%) Statistics
16 14 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
17 12 (0.64%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 244 (13.02%) Windows
2 100 (5.34%) Windows Server
3 61 (3.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 58 (3.09%) Windows 7
5 47 (2.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 40 (2.13%) Unix
7 34 (1.81%) Linux
8 31 (1.65%) Windows 8
9 26 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
10 25 (1.33%) Android
11 24 (1.28%) Apple iOS
12 22 (1.17%) Windows 10
13 18 (0.96%) Windows XP
14 9 (0.48%) Solaris
15 8 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 5 (0.27%) CentOS
16 5 (0.27%) Mac OS X
17 4 (0.21%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 3 (0.16%) AIX
19 2 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 470 (25.08%) Agile Software Development
2 309 (16.49%) Business Analysis
3 226 (12.06%) ITIL
4 204 (10.89%) Business Intelligence
5 186 (9.93%) SDLC
6 171 (9.12%) Stakeholder Management
7 150 (8.00%) ERP
8 137 (7.31%) Test Scripting
9 117 (6.24%) Project Management
10 115 (6.14%) Scrum
11 113 (6.03%) Data Analysis
12 107 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
13 104 (5.55%) Waterfall
14 102 (5.44%) CRM
15 96 (5.12%) Analytics
15 96 (5.12%) Translating Business Requirements
16 89 (4.75%) Data Modelling
17 83 (4.43%) Change Management
17 83 (4.43%) Software Testing
18 75 (4.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 536 (28.60%) SQL
2 102 (5.44%) C#
3 73 (3.90%) JavaScript
4 68 (3.63%) T-SQL
5 51 (2.72%) RPG
6 49 (2.61%) VBA
7 45 (2.40%) Java
8 35 (1.87%) PowerShell
9 30 (1.60%) Python
10 26 (1.39%) ABAP
10 26 (1.39%) PL/SQL
10 26 (1.39%) VB
11 23 (1.23%) RPG IV
12 22 (1.17%) C
13 15 (0.80%) ANSI SQL
13 15 (0.80%) VB.NET
14 11 (0.59%) PHP
14 11 (0.59%) R
14 11 (0.59%) VBScript
15 10 (0.53%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 189 (10.09%) Degree
2 149 (7.95%) ISEB
3 84 (4.48%) ISTQB
4 54 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 48 (2.56%) Security Cleared
6 39 (2.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 36 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
8 34 (1.81%) CCNA
9 32 (1.71%) CISSP
10 29 (1.55%) MCSE
11 28 (1.49%) CISM
11 28 (1.49%) MCP
12 27 (1.44%) MCSA
13 21 (1.12%) SC Cleared
14 20 (1.07%) MCITP
14 20 (1.07%) PMI Certification
15 18 (0.96%) DV Cleared
16 17 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
17 15 (0.80%) CCNP
17 15 (0.80%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 125 (6.67%) QA
2 70 (3.74%) SLA
3 27 (1.44%) Data Quality
4 25 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (0.75%) PCI DSS
6 12 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 11 (0.59%) ISO 9001
8 10 (0.53%) ISO 14001
9 3 (0.16%) COBIT
9 3 (0.16%) HL7
9 3 (0.16%) SEPA
10 1 (0.053%) Actionable Recommendations
10 1 (0.053%) Solvency II
System Software
1 158 (8.43%) Active Directory
2 50 (2.67%) Hyper-V
3 47 (2.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.37%) ProxySG
4 7 (0.37%) Terminal Services
4 7 (0.37%) XenApp
5 6 (0.32%) vSphere
6 4 (0.21%) RACF
6 4 (0.21%) Time Sharing Option
6 4 (0.21%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 4 (0.21%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.053%) Firmware
9 1 (0.053%) NDS
9 1 (0.053%) NetIQ eDirectory
9 1 (0.053%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 22 (1.17%) HP Quality Center
2 20 (1.07%) Cisco CUCM
3 14 (0.75%) Cisco Prime
4 13 (0.69%) ServiceCenter
5 12 (0.64%) SCCM
6 8 (0.43%) WSUS
7 7 (0.37%) SCOM
8 5 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (0.27%) Tivoli
9 4 (0.21%) Nagios
10 3 (0.16%) SCOrch
10 3 (0.16%) WMI
11 2 (0.11%) Backup Exec
11 2 (0.11%) MAILsweeper
11 2 (0.11%) McAfee ePO
11 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Intune
11 2 (0.11%) OPNET
11 2 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 1 (0.053%) Netcool
12 1 (0.053%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 323 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 235 (12.54%) SAP
3 140 (7.47%) Oracle
4 104 (5.55%) VMware
5 86 (4.59%) Cisco
6 57 (3.04%) IBM
7 51 (2.72%) Citrix
8 48 (2.56%) Tableau
9 44 (2.35%) HP
10 29 (1.55%) Cognos
10 29 (1.55%) Google
11 24 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
12 21 (1.12%) NetApp
13 19 (1.01%) Hyperion
14 17 (0.91%) Cognizant
15 14 (0.75%) Informatica
15 14 (0.75%) Intel Security
16 13 (0.69%) Avaya
16 13 (0.69%) Dell
17 11 (0.59%) JDA
Bolton, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 14 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £33000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonuses
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £39000 per annum + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £24,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + FlexiTime, Pension, Health
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £21000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southport, Merseyside
The Change Partners Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £26000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
The Change Partners Recruitment
Salary: £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Douglas-Scott
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + package & bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Training & Unlimited Opportunity
Posted: 12 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday