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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 6 13 15
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +2
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 1056 984 838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 18.54% 14.24% 12.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.32% 14.75% 13.29%
Number of salaries quoted 883 840 685
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,541 £21,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
5465 6672 6306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.93% 96.56% 96.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4584 5653 5289
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the North West region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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 +3 495 £35,000 +7.69% 134
Cheshire +6 311 £31,500 -1.56% 44
Merseyside +15 134 £35,000 +7.69% 22
Lancashire +12 82 £38,750 +3.33% 23
Cumbria - 3 £35,000 - 1
Analyst
England

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 609 (28.96%) Finance
2 564 (26.82%) SQL
3 437 (20.78%) Windows
4 410 (19.50%) Microsoft
5 402 (19.12%) Analytical Skills
6 380 (18.07%) Agile Software Development
7 313 (14.88%) ITIL
8 285 (13.55%) SQL Server
9 266 (12.65%) Business Analysis
10 263 (12.51%) MS Excel
11 248 (11.79%) Degree
12 246 (11.70%) ISEB
13 241 (11.46%) Active Directory
14 202 (9.61%) SDLC
15 194 (9.22%) MS Office
16 189 (8.99%) User Acceptance Testing
17 185 (8.80%) Stakeholder Management
18 162 (7.70%) Management Information System
19 159 (7.56%) QA
20 155 (7.37%) Project Management
21 151 (7.18%) Windows Server
22 150 (7.13%) Business Intelligence
23 147 (6.99%) Citrix
24 143 (6.80%) Test Scripting
25 137 (6.51%) Team Foundation Server
25 137 (6.51%) .NET
26 132 (6.28%) Retail
27 126 (5.99%) SAP
28 121 (5.75%) Windows 7
28 121 (5.75%) Software Testing

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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
1 113 (5.37%) MS Exchange
2 79 (3.76%) BizTalk Server
3 76 (3.61%) SharePoint
4 74 (3.52%) SAS
5 62 (2.95%) IIS
6 50 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
7 41 (1.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 30 (1.43%) Confluence
9 20 (0.95%) CMS
10 18 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2007
11 16 (0.76%) Tomcat
12 13 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2013
12 13 (0.62%) Lync
13 12 (0.57%) WebSphere
14 9 (0.43%) IBM Notes
15 6 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2003
15 6 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
16 4 (0.19%) Apache
16 4 (0.19%) Mule
16 4 (0.19%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 263 (12.51%) MS Excel
2 194 (9.22%) MS Office
3 37 (1.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 30 (1.43%) MS Visio
5 27 (1.28%) MS Project
6 8 (0.38%) PowerPivot
7 7 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.095%) Mingle
8 2 (0.095%) QuarkXPress
8 2 (0.095%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 38 (1.81%) SAP PP
2 34 (1.62%) SAP MM
3 19 (0.90%) SAP SD
4 17 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
5 14 (0.67%) SAP CO
5 14 (0.67%) SAP FI
5 14 (0.67%) SAP FI/CO
6 13 (0.62%) SAP QM
7 12 (0.57%) Oracle Applications
7 12 (0.57%) SAP WM
8 10 (0.48%) SAP HR
9 8 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
9 8 (0.38%) SAP ERP
10 7 (0.33%) SAP SCM
10 7 (0.33%) WebTrends
11 6 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
11 6 (0.29%) Primavera
12 5 (0.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 5 (0.24%) Cognos Controller
12 5 (0.24%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 41 (1.95%) Office 365
2 17 (0.81%) Google Analytics
3 4 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.19%) Google Tag Manager
3 4 (0.19%) IaaS
3 4 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.14%) SaaS
5 2 (0.095%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.095%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.095%) Mimecast
5 2 (0.095%) Trello
6 1 (0.048%) PaaS
6 1 (0.048%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.048%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 77 (3.66%) TCP/IP
2 74 (3.52%) Firewall
3 63 (3.00%) LAN
4 51 (2.43%) WAN
5 50 (2.38%) VPN
6 47 (2.23%) DNS
7 33 (1.57%) Internet
8 27 (1.28%) DHCP
9 25 (1.19%) VoIP
9 25 (1.19%) Wireless
10 14 (0.67%) Broadband
10 14 (0.67%) Network Security
11 13 (0.62%) SAN
12 12 (0.57%) Intranet
13 11 (0.52%) Intrusion Detection
13 11 (0.52%) VLAN
14 10 (0.48%) Remote Desktop
15 9 (0.43%) NAS
15 9 (0.43%) Skype
15 9 (0.43%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 285 (13.55%) SQL Server
2 100 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 68 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
4 59 (2.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 46 (2.19%) BusinessObjects
6 40 (1.90%) Relational Database
7 34 (1.62%) SQL Server 2008
8 25 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 24 (1.14%) Data Mining
10 21 (1.00%) QlikView
11 20 (0.95%) Crystal Reports
12 19 (0.90%) SAP BW
13 15 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
14 14 (0.67%) OLAP
15 13 (0.62%) SQL Server 2005
16 12 (0.57%) Big Data
16 12 (0.57%) Oracle Database
17 11 (0.52%) MS Access
18 10 (0.48%) MySQL
18 10 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 137 (6.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 88 (4.18%) Selenium
3 78 (3.71%) JIRA
4 44 (2.09%) HP UFT
5 36 (1.71%) WebDriver
6 33 (1.57%) MSTest
7 27 (1.28%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 27 (1.28%) Bugzilla
8 26 (1.24%) SoapUI
9 21 (1.00%) Visual Studio
10 15 (0.71%) Cucumber
11 7 (0.33%) JMeter
12 6 (0.29%) Toad
13 5 (0.24%) Jenkins
14 4 (0.19%) Git (software)
14 4 (0.19%) LSMW
14 4 (0.19%) Selenium IDE
14 4 (0.19%) Talend Open Studio
15 3 (0.14%) Firebug
15 3 (0.14%) ReSharper
General
1 609 (28.96%) Finance
2 132 (6.28%) Retail
3 111 (5.28%) Banking
4 102 (4.85%) Legal
5 78 (3.71%) Law
6 64 (3.04%) Telecoms
7 59 (2.81%) Manufacturing
8 58 (2.76%) Marketing
9 28 (1.33%) German Language
10 24 (1.14%) Advertising
11 13 (0.62%) Billing
11 13 (0.62%) Retail Banking
12 10 (0.48%) Corporate Banking
13 8 (0.38%) Investment Banking
13 8 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.24%) Back Office
15 4 (0.19%) Aerospace
15 4 (0.19%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.19%) French Language
16 3 (0.14%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (6.51%) .NET
2 91 (4.33%) XML
3 67 (3.19%) Web Services
4 51 (2.43%) EDI
5 32 (1.52%) HTML
6 19 (0.90%) ASP.NET
7 16 (0.76%) CSS
7 16 (0.76%) SOAP
8 12 (0.57%) WCF
9 10 (0.48%) JSON
10 8 (0.38%) .NET Framework
11 7 (0.33%) jQuery
11 7 (0.33%) REST
12 5 (0.24%) SAP ALE
12 5 (0.24%) SAP Smart Forms
13 4 (0.19%) Ajax
13 4 (0.19%) SAP Fiori
13 4 (0.19%) SAPUI5
13 4 (0.19%) Web Dynpro
13 4 (0.19%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 402 (19.12%) Analytical Skills
2 162 (7.70%) Management Information System
3 67 (3.19%) Blackberry
4 52 (2.47%) Visualisation
5 50 (2.38%) Computer Science
6 47 (2.23%) AS400
7 28 (1.33%) Mathematics
7 28 (1.33%) User Experience
8 26 (1.24%) Driving Licence
8 26 (1.24%) iPad
9 25 (1.19%) FMCG
10 24 (1.14%) Credit Risk
11 22 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
12 20 (0.95%) iPhone
12 20 (0.95%) iSeries
13 19 (0.90%) Mainframe
13 19 (0.90%) Statistics
14 18 (0.86%) Life Science
15 15 (0.71%) EPoS
15 15 (0.71%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 437 (20.78%) Windows
2 151 (7.18%) Windows Server
3 121 (5.75%) Windows 7
4 86 (4.09%) Linux
5 84 (3.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 58 (2.76%) Unix
7 54 (2.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 51 (2.43%) Windows 8
9 44 (2.09%) Windows Server 2003
10 40 (1.90%) Windows XP
11 26 (1.24%) Android
12 20 (0.95%) Apple iOS
13 11 (0.52%) Mac OS X
14 5 (0.24%) Solaris
14 5 (0.24%) Windows 10
14 5 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
15 4 (0.19%) Data ONTAP
15 4 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 3 (0.14%) AIX
16 3 (0.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 380 (18.07%) Agile Software Development
2 313 (14.88%) ITIL
3 266 (12.65%) Business Analysis
4 202 (9.61%) SDLC
5 189 (8.99%) User Acceptance Testing
6 185 (8.80%) Stakeholder Management
7 155 (7.37%) Project Management
8 150 (7.13%) Business Intelligence
9 143 (6.80%) Test Scripting
10 121 (5.75%) Software Testing
11 113 (5.37%) UML
12 110 (5.23%) Analytics
13 108 (5.14%) Data Analysis
14 103 (4.90%) Information Security
15 97 (4.61%) Change Management
16 94 (4.47%) Service Management
17 87 (4.14%) Migration
18 86 (4.09%) Waterfall
19 83 (3.95%) BPMN
20 81 (3.85%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 564 (26.82%) SQL
2 99 (4.71%) Java
3 79 (3.76%) C#
4 52 (2.47%) T-SQL
5 48 (2.28%) VBA
6 44 (2.09%) RPG
7 30 (1.43%) JavaScript
8 27 (1.28%) VB
9 24 (1.14%) ABAP
10 22 (1.05%) PowerShell
11 21 (1.00%) R
12 20 (0.95%) C
13 19 (0.90%) RPG IV
14 13 (0.62%) VBScript
15 11 (0.52%) VB.NET
16 10 (0.48%) PL/SQL
16 10 (0.48%) Python
17 9 (0.43%) PHP
18 8 (0.38%) Shell Script
19 7 (0.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 248 (11.79%) Degree
2 246 (11.70%) ISEB
3 111 (5.28%) ISTQB
4 72 (3.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 65 (3.09%) ITIL Certification
6 64 (3.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 46 (2.19%) CISSP
8 45 (2.14%) Security Cleared
9 39 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 34 (1.62%) CISM
11 31 (1.47%) MCP
11 31 (1.47%) PMI Certification
12 27 (1.28%) SC Cleared
13 24 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
14 20 (0.95%) CCNA
14 20 (0.95%) MCDST
15 16 (0.76%) MCSE
15 16 (0.76%) PMP
16 14 (0.67%) Citrix Certification
16 14 (0.67%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 159 (7.56%) QA
2 77 (3.66%) SLA
3 47 (2.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 38 (1.81%) PCI DSS
5 32 (1.52%) Data Quality
6 22 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 8 (0.38%) Solvency II
8 7 (0.33%) FATCA
9 5 (0.24%) COBIT
10 2 (0.095%) HL7
10 2 (0.095%) SEPA
11 1 (0.048%) Disclosure Scotland
11 1 (0.048%) Dodd-Frank
11 1 (0.048%) EMIR
11 1 (0.048%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.048%) ISO22301
11 1 (0.048%) MiFID
System Software
1 241 (11.46%) Active Directory
2 61 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (1.47%) Hyper-V
4 25 (1.19%) XenApp
5 20 (0.95%) Terminal Server
6 18 (0.86%) Terminal Services
7 8 (0.38%) XenDesktop
8 7 (0.33%) Snort
9 6 (0.29%) vSphere
10 4 (0.19%) ISA Server
11 3 (0.14%) SAP ITS
12 2 (0.095%) VMware ESX
12 2 (0.095%) Xen
13 1 (0.048%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.048%) Cronacle
13 1 (0.048%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.048%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.048%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 71 (3.38%) HP Quality Center
2 44 (2.09%) SCCM
3 7 (0.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 7 (0.33%) ServiceCenter
4 6 (0.29%) EnCase
4 6 (0.29%) SCOM
5 4 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (0.14%) BladeLogic
6 3 (0.14%) DameWare
6 3 (0.14%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (0.14%) Perfmon
6 3 (0.14%) Unicenter
7 2 (0.095%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.095%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (0.095%) Xymon
8 1 (0.048%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.048%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.048%) Foglight
8 1 (0.048%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.048%) WSUS
Vendors
1 410 (19.50%) Microsoft
2 147 (6.99%) Citrix
3 126 (5.99%) SAP
4 114 (5.42%) VMware
5 79 (3.76%) Oracle
6 77 (3.66%) Cisco
7 47 (2.23%) AppSense
8 38 (1.81%) HP
9 35 (1.66%) Cognos
10 33 (1.57%) IBM
11 26 (1.24%) Tableau
12 20 (0.95%) Google
13 19 (0.90%) Remedy
13 19 (0.90%) Symantec
14 17 (0.81%) McAfee
15 16 (0.76%) Apple
16 14 (0.67%) Juniper
16 14 (0.67%) Teradata
17 11 (0.52%) CheckPoint
18 10 (0.48%) Avaya
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