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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 12 15 17
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 996 853 886
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.54% 12.77% 11.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.30% 13.46% 12.43%
Number of salaries quoted 860 713 774
Average salary £33,500 £31,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.34% -3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
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
6509 6336 7128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.05% 94.88% 95.90%
Number of salaries quoted 5385 5242 6001
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 +1 538 £35,000 +16.66% 120
Cheshire +2 312 £31,500 -3.07% 48
Merseyside +13 79 £32,500 - 19
Lancashire -2 58 £37,500 +13.63% 16
Analyst
England

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 720 (34.40%) Finance
2 565 (26.99%) SQL
3 416 (19.88%) Microsoft
4 362 (17.30%) Agile Software Development
5 360 (17.20%) Windows
6 356 (17.01%) MS Excel
7 352 (16.82%) Analytical Skills
8 290 (13.86%) SQL Server
9 287 (13.71%) Business Analysis
10 235 (11.23%) MS Office
10 235 (11.23%) ITIL
11 204 (9.75%) ISEB
12 193 (9.22%) Business Intelligence
13 189 (9.03%) .NET
14 183 (8.74%) Active Directory
15 173 (8.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 162 (7.74%) QA
17 159 (7.60%) Degree
18 154 (7.36%) Project Management
19 153 (7.31%) Data Analysis
20 145 (6.93%) SAP
21 137 (6.55%) Stakeholder Management
22 131 (6.26%) Test Scripting
23 119 (5.69%) Software Testing
24 117 (5.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 115 (5.49%) User Acceptance Testing
26 113 (5.40%) Selenium
27 111 (5.30%) UML
27 111 (5.30%) SLA
28 110 (5.26%) C#

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 59 (2.82%) SharePoint
2 56 (2.68%) MS Exchange
3 36 (1.72%) IBM Notes
4 33 (1.58%) SAS
5 32 (1.53%) IIS
6 31 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2010
7 20 (0.96%) NServiceBus
8 19 (0.91%) Lync
9 18 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2007
10 10 (0.48%) CMS
11 6 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2003
12 5 (0.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 5 (0.24%) Apache
12 5 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2013
13 4 (0.19%) Oracle Coherence
14 3 (0.14%) OpenEdge
14 3 (0.14%) MS Project Server
14 3 (0.14%) Umbraco
14 3 (0.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 356 (17.01%) MS Excel
2 235 (11.23%) MS Office
3 73 (3.49%) MS Visio
4 61 (2.91%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (0.53%) SPSS
5 11 (0.53%) MS Project
6 8 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (0.38%) PowerPivot
7 3 (0.14%) Mingle
8 2 (0.096%) FastStats
9 1 (0.048%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.048%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.048%) RoboHelp
9 1 (0.048%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.048%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.048%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.048%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 30 (1.43%) Oracle General Ledger
2 28 (1.34%) SAP CO
2 28 (1.34%) SAP FI/CO
2 28 (1.34%) SAP FI
3 26 (1.24%) Oracle Payables
3 26 (1.24%) Oracle Receivables
4 25 (1.19%) SAP MM
4 25 (1.19%) Oracle Financials
5 24 (1.15%) Oracle EBS R12
5 24 (1.15%) Oracle Assets
6 20 (0.96%) SAP WM
7 18 (0.86%) Oracle EBS
8 17 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
9 15 (0.72%) SAP SD
10 14 (0.67%) Oracle Cash Management
11 12 (0.57%) Google Analytics
12 11 (0.53%) Dynamics GP
13 10 (0.48%) Oracle AGIS
13 10 (0.48%) SAP QM
13 10 (0.48%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.38%) SaaS
2 4 (0.19%) Office 365
3 3 (0.14%) Trello
4 2 (0.096%) IBM Blueworks
4 2 (0.096%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.048%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.048%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.048%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 65 (3.11%) TCP/IP
2 61 (2.91%) Firewall
3 46 (2.20%) WAN
3 46 (2.20%) DNS
4 45 (2.15%) LAN
5 39 (1.86%) VPN
6 33 (1.58%) DHCP
7 26 (1.24%) Intrusion Detection
8 22 (1.05%) Network Security
9 18 (0.86%) HTTP
10 16 (0.76%) Internet
11 14 (0.67%) SAN
11 14 (0.67%) VoIP
12 11 (0.53%) VLAN
13 10 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
14 8 (0.38%) iSCSI
14 8 (0.38%) Wireless
15 7 (0.33%) Fibre Channel
16 6 (0.29%) SSL
17 5 (0.24%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 290 (13.86%) SQL Server
2 173 (8.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 117 (5.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 107 (5.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 80 (3.82%) Data Warehouse
6 50 (2.39%) Relational Database
7 49 (2.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 41 (1.96%) Crystal Reports
9 40 (1.91%) SQL Server 2005
10 28 (1.34%) SAP BW
11 27 (1.29%) SQL Server 2000
12 19 (0.91%) Data Mining
12 19 (0.91%) Oracle Database
13 16 (0.76%) QlikView
14 15 (0.72%) MS Access
15 14 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
16 9 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
16 9 (0.43%) Big Data
17 7 (0.33%) BusinessObjects
18 6 (0.29%) DTS
Development Applications
1 113 (5.40%) Selenium
2 58 (2.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 52 (2.48%) SpecFlow
4 51 (2.44%) QuickTest Pro
5 36 (1.72%) Visual Studio
6 34 (1.62%) WebDriver
7 22 (1.05%) SoapUI
8 20 (0.96%) MSTest
9 18 (0.86%) JIRA
10 13 (0.62%) Cucumber
11 12 (0.57%) TeamCity
11 12 (0.57%) Jenkins
12 9 (0.43%) Hudson
13 8 (0.38%) Selenium IDE
14 7 (0.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 4 (0.19%) Git (software)
15 4 (0.19%) LoadRunner
16 3 (0.14%) Oracle Forms
16 3 (0.14%) Subversion
16 3 (0.14%) CruiseControl
General
1 720 (34.40%) Finance
2 105 (5.02%) Retail
3 79 (3.77%) Banking
4 65 (3.11%) Marketing
5 43 (2.05%) Telecoms
6 42 (2.01%) Legal
7 37 (1.77%) Financial Institution
7 37 (1.77%) Law
8 33 (1.58%) Manufacturing
9 20 (0.96%) Billing
10 13 (0.62%) General Ledger
10 13 (0.62%) German Language
11 11 (0.53%) Advertising
12 10 (0.48%) Retail Banking
12 10 (0.48%) Back Office
13 9 (0.43%) Local Government
14 8 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.14%) Investment Banking
16 2 (0.096%) French Language
16 2 (0.096%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 189 (9.03%) .NET
2 80 (3.82%) ASP.NET
3 43 (2.05%) HTML
4 37 (1.77%) XML
5 33 (1.58%) CSS
6 27 (1.29%) WCF
6 27 (1.29%) jQuery
7 26 (1.24%) .NET Framework
8 24 (1.15%) JSON
9 22 (1.05%) HTML5
9 22 (1.05%) Web Services
10 20 (0.96%) ASP.NET MVC
10 20 (0.96%) Castle Windsor
10 20 (0.96%) CSS3
10 20 (0.96%) AngularJS
10 20 (0.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 20 (0.96%) NHibernate
11 15 (0.72%) SOAP
12 9 (0.43%) EDI
13 8 (0.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 352 (16.82%) Analytical Skills
2 90 (4.30%) Management Information System
3 43 (2.05%) Mobile App
4 34 (1.62%) Computer Science
5 26 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
6 25 (1.19%) Visualisation
7 24 (1.15%) Blackberry
8 20 (0.96%) Open Source
9 19 (0.91%) Mathematics
10 18 (0.86%) User Experience
11 17 (0.81%) FMCG
12 16 (0.76%) Statistics
13 14 (0.67%) Life Science
14 13 (0.62%) Algorithms
15 10 (0.48%) Data Extraction
15 10 (0.48%) Client/Server
16 9 (0.43%) Cryptography
17 8 (0.38%) Data Structures
17 8 (0.38%) Telematics
17 8 (0.38%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 360 (17.20%) Windows
2 96 (4.59%) Windows 7
3 74 (3.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 69 (3.30%) Linux
5 65 (3.11%) Windows XP
6 58 (2.77%) UNIX
7 50 (2.39%) Windows Server 2003
8 42 (2.01%) Windows Server 2012
9 41 (1.96%) Android
10 36 (1.72%) Apple iOS
11 26 (1.24%) Windows 8
12 6 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
13 5 (0.24%) Windows Vista
14 4 (0.19%) CentOS
14 4 (0.19%) Solaris
15 3 (0.14%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.096%) Windows 2000 Server
16 2 (0.096%) AIX
17 1 (0.048%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 362 (17.30%) Agile Software Development
2 287 (13.71%) Business Analysis
3 235 (11.23%) ITIL
4 193 (9.22%) Business Intelligence
5 154 (7.36%) Project Management
6 153 (7.31%) Data Analysis
7 137 (6.55%) Stakeholder Management
8 131 (6.26%) Test Scripting
9 119 (5.69%) Software Testing
10 115 (5.49%) User Acceptance Testing
11 111 (5.30%) UML
12 106 (5.06%) Scrum
13 104 (4.97%) PRINCE2
14 99 (4.73%) Service Management
15 92 (4.40%) Manual Testing
16 78 (3.73%) CRM
17 74 (3.54%) Change Management
18 73 (3.49%) Service Delivery
18 73 (3.49%) E-Commerce
19 69 (3.30%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 565 (26.99%) SQL
2 110 (5.26%) C#
3 89 (4.25%) T-SQL
4 71 (3.39%) VBA
5 65 (3.11%) Java
6 41 (1.96%) VB.NET
7 32 (1.53%) JavaScript
8 27 (1.29%) VB
9 18 (0.86%) PL/SQL
10 17 (0.81%) C
11 15 (0.72%) ABAP
11 15 (0.72%) PowerShell
12 12 (0.57%) C++
13 11 (0.53%) Python
14 9 (0.43%) Perl
15 7 (0.33%) PHP
16 6 (0.29%) Ruby
17 5 (0.24%) Objective-C
17 5 (0.24%) R
18 4 (0.19%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 204 (9.75%) ISEB
2 159 (7.60%) Degree
3 89 (4.25%) ISTQB
4 78 (3.73%) Security Cleared
5 58 (2.77%) SC Cleared
6 56 (2.68%) MCP
7 41 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
8 39 (1.86%) VCP4
9 33 (1.58%) MCSA
9 33 (1.58%) ITIL Certification
10 32 (1.53%) MCITP
10 32 (1.53%) MCSE
11 24 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 22 (1.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 18 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
14 17 (0.81%) CISSP
15 15 (0.72%) CCNA
16 11 (0.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 10 (0.48%) ISEB Practitioner
17 10 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 162 (7.74%) QA
2 111 (5.30%) SLA
3 15 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 12 (0.57%) PCI DSS
6 11 (0.53%) Data Quality
7 8 (0.38%) COBIT
8 7 (0.33%) ISO 9000
9 5 (0.24%) ISO 9001
10 4 (0.19%) FATCA
10 4 (0.19%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.048%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 1 (0.048%) GMP
11 1 (0.048%) ISO/IEC 12207
11 1 (0.048%) JSP 440
11 1 (0.048%) WAI
11 1 (0.048%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 183 (8.74%) Active Directory
2 53 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (1.05%) Snort
4 21 (1.00%) Hyper-V
5 17 (0.81%) vSphere
6 16 (0.76%) XenApp
7 7 (0.33%) NFS
7 7 (0.33%) Xen
8 6 (0.29%) XenDesktop
8 6 (0.29%) VMware ESX
9 4 (0.19%) MetaFrame
10 3 (0.14%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.14%) Squid
11 2 (0.096%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.096%) vCloud
11 2 (0.096%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.096%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.048%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.048%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.048%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 60 (2.87%) HP Quality Center
2 21 (1.00%) OpenView
2 21 (1.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 21 (1.00%) SCCM
3 6 (0.29%) EMC NetWorker
4 5 (0.24%) WSUS
5 4 (0.19%) NetBackup
6 3 (0.14%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.096%) SCOM
7 2 (0.096%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.096%) MAILsweeper
7 2 (0.096%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.096%) Control-M
8 1 (0.048%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.048%) SCSM
Vendors
1 416 (19.88%) Microsoft
2 145 (6.93%) SAP
3 105 (5.02%) Oracle
4 85 (4.06%) VMware
5 74 (3.54%) Citrix
6 73 (3.49%) HP
7 37 (1.77%) Business Objects
7 37 (1.77%) Lotus
8 35 (1.67%) Cisco
9 23 (1.10%) Sourcefire
10 22 (1.05%) NetApp
11 21 (1.00%) Cognos
12 18 (0.86%) Teradata
13 16 (0.76%) Splunk
13 16 (0.76%) IBM
14 14 (0.67%) Google
14 14 (0.67%) Sage
14 14 (0.67%) Hyperion
14 14 (0.67%) Dell
15 12 (0.57%) Juniper
Altrincham, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
North West
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Lancashire
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
North West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £55,000 + Package and Benefits (Depending on Experience)
Posted: 7 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
North West
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
North West
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
North West
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £18000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 14 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
X4 Group
Salary: £33k - 40k per year + company benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Cash Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday