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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 10 13 12
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 1292 943 1037
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 17.40% 13.25% 14.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.35% 14.05% 14.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1055 816 885
Average salary £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.53% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £21,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
7039 6714 7111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.78% 94.35% 96.38%
Number of salaries quoted 5690 5774 6185
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 August 2014.

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 August 2014. 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 +5 721 £31,500 -1.56% 112
Cheshire +4 361 £30,000 -4.76% 43
Merseyside -4 95 £35,000 -4.10% 17
Lancashire -2 75 £37,500 +40.18% 12
Cumbria -3 2 £51,750 +88.18%
Analyst
England

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

1 848 (37.29%) SQL
2 763 (33.55%) Finance
3 481 (21.15%) Microsoft
4 413 (18.16%) SQL Server
5 395 (17.37%) MS Excel
6 365 (16.05%) Windows
7 339 (14.91%) .NET
8 316 (13.90%) Business Analysis
9 295 (12.97%) ITIL
10 244 (10.73%) Degree
11 220 (9.67%) Data Analysis
12 202 (8.88%) C#
13 201 (8.84%) Business Intelligence
13 201 (8.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 185 (8.14%) MS Office
15 183 (8.05%) ISEB
16 178 (7.83%) T-SQL
17 177 (7.78%) Agile Software Development
18 168 (7.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 163 (7.17%) Active Directory
20 156 (6.86%) XML
21 154 (6.77%) Oracle
22 150 (6.60%) Project Management
23 148 (6.51%) E-Commerce
24 147 (6.46%) Stakeholder Management
25 146 (6.42%) Analytics
26 142 (6.24%) Retail
27 141 (6.20%) QA
28 129 (5.67%) Data Warehouse
29 128 (5.63%) ASP.NET

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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
1 101 (4.44%) SAS
2 96 (4.22%) SharePoint
3 72 (3.17%) IIS
4 68 (2.99%) MS Exchange
5 35 (1.54%) Lync
6 24 (1.06%) FileNet
7 23 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2010
8 13 (0.57%) WebSphere
9 12 (0.53%) LiveLink
9 12 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
10 11 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2007
11 10 (0.44%) Tomcat
12 8 (0.35%) Apache
13 7 (0.31%) NServiceBus
14 6 (0.26%) Oracle Workflow
14 6 (0.26%) CMS
15 5 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
15 5 (0.22%) nginx
15 5 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
16 4 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 395 (17.37%) MS Excel
2 185 (8.14%) MS Office
3 37 (1.63%) MS Visio
3 37 (1.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 28 (1.23%) SPSS
5 21 (0.92%) PowerPivot
6 13 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (0.44%) MS Project
8 4 (0.18%) FastStats
9 3 (0.13%) RoboHelp
9 3 (0.13%) AutoCAD
10 2 (0.088%) PrintSoft PReS
10 2 (0.088%) Revit
10 2 (0.088%) SketchUp
11 1 (0.044%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 56 (2.46%) Google Analytics
2 25 (1.10%) Oracle Financials
3 24 (1.06%) HFM
4 22 (0.97%) SAP FI
4 22 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
5 21 (0.92%) SAP CO
5 21 (0.92%) SAP FI/CO
6 11 (0.48%) SAP PP
7 8 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
7 8 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
7 8 (0.35%) SiteCatalyst
8 7 (0.31%) SAP SCM
8 7 (0.31%) SAP MM
8 7 (0.31%) SAP APO
9 6 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
9 6 (0.26%) Sage 50
9 6 (0.26%) SAP BPC
9 6 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
10 5 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
10 5 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 17 (0.75%) SaaS
2 12 (0.53%) Office 365
3 3 (0.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.088%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.044%) ElastiCache
5 1 (0.044%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.044%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.044%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.044%) Route 53
5 1 (0.044%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 61 (2.68%) WAN
1 61 (2.68%) TCP/IP
1 61 (2.68%) Firewall
2 50 (2.20%) LAN
3 36 (1.58%) SAN
4 31 (1.36%) VPN
5 29 (1.28%) DNS
6 22 (0.97%) Internet
7 13 (0.57%) Network Security
8 12 (0.53%) VLAN
9 10 (0.44%) VoIP
9 10 (0.44%) DHCP
10 9 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
11 8 (0.35%) FTP
11 8 (0.35%) NAS
12 6 (0.26%) Wireless
12 6 (0.26%) SMS
12 6 (0.26%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (0.22%) Structured Cabling
13 5 (0.22%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 413 (18.16%) SQL Server
2 201 (8.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 168 (7.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 129 (5.67%) Data Warehouse
5 127 (5.58%) SQL Server 2008
6 84 (3.69%) SQL Server 2005
7 65 (2.86%) Relational Database
8 61 (2.68%) Crystal Reports
9 49 (2.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 46 (2.02%) Data Mining
11 30 (1.32%) QlikView
12 28 (1.23%) Oracle Database
13 24 (1.06%) MS Access
13 24 (1.06%) MySQL
13 24 (1.06%) SQL Server 2000
14 18 (0.79%) DB2
15 16 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
16 12 (0.53%) SAP Data Services
16 12 (0.53%) Big Data
16 12 (0.53%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 84 (3.69%) Selenium
2 56 (2.46%) Visual Studio
3 47 (2.07%) Team Foundation Server
4 32 (1.41%) QuickTest Pro
5 19 (0.84%) JIRA
6 18 (0.79%) WebDriver
7 16 (0.70%) Cucumber
8 12 (0.53%) SoapUI
8 12 (0.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 11 (0.48%) SpecFlow
10 10 (0.44%) Hudson
11 7 (0.31%) Jenkins
12 5 (0.22%) Selenium IDE
12 5 (0.22%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 5 (0.22%) MSTest
13 4 (0.18%) NUnit
13 4 (0.18%) RequisitePro
13 4 (0.18%) LoadRunner
13 4 (0.18%) FitNesse
14 3 (0.13%) Axure RP
General
1 763 (33.55%) Finance
2 142 (6.24%) Retail
3 117 (5.15%) Marketing
4 75 (3.30%) Banking
5 50 (2.20%) Legal
6 47 (2.07%) Manufacturing
7 34 (1.50%) Pharmaceutical
8 30 (1.32%) Automotive
9 27 (1.19%) Telecoms
9 27 (1.19%) Law
10 21 (0.92%) Back Office
11 19 (0.84%) Financial Institution
11 19 (0.84%) Advertising
12 17 (0.75%) Billing
13 13 (0.57%) Publishing
13 13 (0.57%) Games
14 9 (0.40%) General Ledger
15 7 (0.31%) Retail Banking
16 5 (0.22%) German Language
16 5 (0.22%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 339 (14.91%) .NET
2 156 (6.86%) XML
3 128 (5.63%) ASP.NET
4 92 (4.05%) HTML
5 80 (3.52%) Web Services
6 49 (2.15%) CSS
7 43 (1.89%) WCF
8 37 (1.63%) .NET Framework
8 37 (1.63%) jQuery
9 25 (1.10%) SOAP
10 23 (1.01%) LINQ
11 22 (0.97%) HTML5
12 21 (0.92%) WPF
13 15 (0.66%) CSS3
13 15 (0.66%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 15 (0.66%) Grails
14 13 (0.57%) REST
14 13 (0.57%) MSMQ
15 10 (0.44%) XSLT
15 10 (0.44%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 103 (4.53%) Management Information System
2 69 (3.03%) Mathematics
3 37 (1.63%) Economics
4 36 (1.58%) Statistics
5 33 (1.45%) Computer Science
6 27 (1.19%) Mainframe
7 24 (1.06%) Mobile App
8 20 (0.88%) Blackberry
8 20 (0.88%) Data Extraction
9 18 (0.79%) Credit Risk
10 17 (0.75%) Visualisation
11 16 (0.70%) Thin Client
11 16 (0.70%) Fat Client
12 15 (0.66%) Social Media
13 12 (0.53%) Client/Server
14 11 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
14 11 (0.48%) FlexPod
14 11 (0.48%) iPhone
15 9 (0.40%) Firmware
16 8 (0.35%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 365 (16.05%) Windows
2 107 (4.71%) UNIX
3 92 (4.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 84 (3.69%) Linux
5 66 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 65 (2.86%) Windows 7
7 57 (2.51%) Windows Server 2003
8 34 (1.50%) Windows XP
9 19 (0.84%) Android
10 14 (0.62%) Apple iOS
11 13 (0.57%) Solaris
12 11 (0.48%) HPUX
13 10 (0.44%) Windows 8
14 9 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 7 (0.31%) Windows Vista
16 6 (0.26%) AIX
17 5 (0.22%) Windows 2000 Server
18 4 (0.18%) Windows 2000
19 1 (0.044%) MVS
19 1 (0.044%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 316 (13.90%) Business Analysis
2 295 (12.97%) ITIL
3 220 (9.67%) Data Analysis
4 201 (8.84%) Business Intelligence
5 177 (7.78%) Agile Software Development
6 150 (6.60%) Project Management
7 148 (6.51%) E-Commerce
8 147 (6.46%) Stakeholder Management
9 146 (6.42%) Analytics
10 126 (5.54%) UML
11 113 (4.97%) PRINCE2
12 102 (4.49%) Software Testing
13 100 (4.40%) Data Modelling
13 100 (4.40%) CRM
14 83 (3.65%) Test Scripting
14 83 (3.65%) Systems Analysis
15 82 (3.61%) Use Case
16 80 (3.52%) Service Delivery
17 79 (3.47%) Release Management
18 77 (3.39%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 848 (37.29%) SQL
2 202 (8.88%) C#
3 178 (7.83%) T-SQL
4 100 (4.40%) Java
5 96 (4.22%) VB.NET
6 86 (3.78%) VBA
7 81 (3.56%) VB
8 63 (2.77%) JavaScript
9 36 (1.58%) PHP
10 32 (1.41%) C
11 29 (1.28%) Delphi
12 25 (1.10%) C++
12 25 (1.10%) FoxPro (VFP)
13 16 (0.70%) VB6
14 15 (0.66%) Groovy
14 15 (0.66%) Shell Script
14 15 (0.66%) Objective-C
15 10 (0.44%) Perl
15 10 (0.44%) ABAP
15 10 (0.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 244 (10.73%) Degree
2 183 (8.05%) ISEB
3 62 (2.73%) ISTQB
4 58 (2.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 40 (1.76%) Security Cleared
6 31 (1.36%) MCSE
6 31 (1.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 29 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
7 29 (1.28%) MCP
8 27 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
9 25 (1.10%) CCNA
10 24 (1.06%) MCITP
11 19 (0.84%) MCSA
12 17 (0.75%) CISSP
13 16 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 15 (0.66%) CCA
15 14 (0.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 14 (0.62%) Citrix Certification
16 12 (0.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 10 (0.44%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 141 (6.20%) QA
2 97 (4.27%) SLA
3 28 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 26 (1.14%) PCI DSS
5 11 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.26%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.18%) COBIT
8 3 (0.13%) P3O
8 3 (0.13%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.088%) SNOMED CT
10 1 (0.044%) GxP
System Software
1 163 (7.17%) Active Directory
2 54 (2.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (1.28%) Hyper-V
4 27 (1.19%) XenApp
5 14 (0.62%) vSphere
6 11 (0.48%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 8 (0.35%) MetaFrame
8 7 (0.31%) XenDesktop
9 6 (0.26%) Xen
9 6 (0.26%) XenServer
10 5 (0.22%) VMware Server
11 3 (0.13%) NFS
11 3 (0.13%) ISA Server
12 2 (0.088%) VMware ESX
12 2 (0.088%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.044%) Cronacle
13 1 (0.044%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.044%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 40 (1.76%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.26%) Nagios
3 5 (0.22%) SCCM
3 5 (0.22%) SCOM
3 5 (0.22%) OpenView
3 5 (0.22%) Backup Exec
4 3 (0.13%) Oracle EDQ
4 3 (0.13%) DameWare
5 2 (0.088%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.088%) TIBCO Hawk
5 2 (0.088%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.088%) CA Endevor
5 2 (0.088%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.044%) SCSM
6 1 (0.044%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.044%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.044%) WSUS
6 1 (0.044%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 481 (21.15%) Microsoft
2 154 (6.77%) Oracle
3 109 (4.79%) VMware
4 104 (4.57%) Citrix
5 80 (3.52%) SAP
6 79 (3.47%) HP
7 64 (2.81%) Google
8 57 (2.51%) Cisco
9 52 (2.29%) IBM
10 42 (1.85%) Business Objects
11 32 (1.41%) Remedy
12 28 (1.23%) NetApp
13 24 (1.06%) Aquila
14 22 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
14 22 (0.97%) Sage
15 20 (0.88%) CheckPoint
16 18 (0.79%) Juniper
17 15 (0.66%) EMC
18 14 (0.62%) Dell
18 14 (0.62%) Cognos
Cheshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cheshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cheshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £24000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
North West
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £44000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
North West
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
CSC
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Lymm, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £15000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, Private Healthcare
Posted: 12 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago