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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 11 12 11
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 919 1050 1236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.63% 15.99% 17.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.02% 16.51% 17.93%
Number of salaries quoted 778 835 1030
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
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
5738 6361 6892
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.59% 96.85% 96.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4803 5184 5540
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -1 487 £35,000 -6.66% 100
Cheshire 0 174 £32,500 -7.14% 25
Merseyside +5 101 £34,500 +2.98% 10
Lancashire -2 63 £32,500 -15.58% 12
Cumbria +14 19 £27,500 -46.07% 4
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 611 (31.35%) Finance
2 562 (28.84%) SQL
3 391 (20.06%) Agile Software Development
4 357 (18.32%) Microsoft
5 288 (14.78%) Analytical Skills
6 280 (14.37%) Windows
7 277 (14.21%) Business Analysis
8 259 (13.29%) ITIL
9 250 (12.83%) SQL Server
10 234 (12.01%) MS Excel
11 197 (10.11%) SAP
12 187 (9.59%) Active Directory
13 182 (9.34%) Project Management
14 179 (9.18%) Degree
15 178 (9.13%) Business Intelligence
16 175 (8.98%) MS Office
17 171 (8.77%) Stakeholder Management
18 151 (7.75%) Retail
19 133 (6.82%) SDLC
20 126 (6.46%) Change Management
21 124 (6.36%) .NET
22 123 (6.31%) Oracle
23 114 (5.85%) Windows Server
24 113 (5.80%) Management Information System
24 113 (5.80%) ISEB
25 112 (5.75%) Data Analysis
26 109 (5.59%) User Acceptance Testing
27 107 (5.49%) E-Commerce
28 106 (5.44%) Test Scripting
29 104 (5.34%) Manufacturing

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 57 (2.92%) MS Exchange
2 44 (2.26%) SAS
3 36 (1.85%) IIS
4 31 (1.59%) WebSphere
5 30 (1.54%) SharePoint
6 29 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
7 27 (1.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 26 (1.33%) CMS
9 25 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
10 24 (1.23%) Confluence
11 21 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2013
12 15 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2007
13 12 (0.62%) NServiceBus
14 8 (0.41%) Skype for Business
15 6 (0.31%) Tomcat
16 4 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
17 3 (0.15%) Apache
17 3 (0.15%) Exstream Dialogue
17 3 (0.15%) WordPress
18 2 (0.10%) Umbraco
Applications
1 234 (12.01%) MS Excel
2 175 (8.98%) MS Office
3 33 (1.69%) MS Visio
4 23 (1.18%) MS Project
5 22 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
6 11 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.21%) SPSS
8 1 (0.051%) Maya
Business Applications
1 38 (1.95%) SAP FI
2 36 (1.85%) SAP ERP
3 33 (1.69%) SAP MM
4 28 (1.44%) SAP CO
4 28 (1.44%) SAP FI/CO
5 25 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
6 24 (1.23%) SAP SD
7 23 (1.18%) SAP PP
8 20 (1.03%) Magento
9 18 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
9 18 (0.92%) Oracle Applications
10 17 (0.87%) SAP BPC
10 17 (0.87%) SAP WM
11 13 (0.67%) Demantra
11 13 (0.67%) Oracle ASCP
11 13 (0.67%) Oracle ERP
11 13 (0.67%) SAP GRC
11 13 (0.67%) SAP SCM
12 10 (0.51%) SAP FI-AP
12 10 (0.51%) SAP FI-GL
Cloud Services
1 24 (1.23%) Adobe Analytics
2 22 (1.13%) Office 365
3 14 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (0.62%) Google Analytics
5 6 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (0.21%) SaaS
7 2 (0.10%) Google Apps
7 2 (0.10%) Google Drive
7 2 (0.10%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.051%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.051%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.051%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.051%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 63 (3.23%) Firewall
2 58 (2.98%) WAN
3 55 (2.82%) LAN
4 36 (1.85%) VPN
5 35 (1.80%) TCP/IP
6 32 (1.64%) DNS
7 28 (1.44%) DHCP
8 25 (1.28%) Internet
8 25 (1.28%) SAN
9 23 (1.18%) FTP
10 17 (0.87%) Intrusion Detection
11 16 (0.82%) Wireless
12 12 (0.62%) Extranet
13 10 (0.51%) Intranet
14 9 (0.46%) Network Security
14 9 (0.46%) VoIP
15 8 (0.41%) HTTPS
16 7 (0.36%) SNMP
16 7 (0.36%) Wireshark
17 6 (0.31%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 250 (12.83%) SQL Server
2 90 (4.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 66 (3.39%) SAP BW
4 64 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
5 53 (2.72%) QlikView
6 50 (2.57%) Oracle Reports
7 48 (2.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 39 (2.00%) Relational Database
9 36 (1.85%) Oracle Database
10 35 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
11 34 (1.74%) Crystal Reports
12 32 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
13 24 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
13 24 (1.23%) Qlik Sense
14 21 (1.08%) SQLPlus
15 19 (0.97%) MS Access
15 19 (0.97%) Power BI
16 18 (0.92%) PowerPivot
17 16 (0.82%) Data Mining
18 14 (0.72%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 91 (4.67%) Selenium
2 77 (3.95%) JIRA
3 59 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
4 32 (1.64%) Git (software)
5 24 (1.23%) Subversion
5 24 (1.23%) WebDriver
6 23 (1.18%) SoapUI
7 22 (1.13%) Oracle Forms
8 20 (1.03%) Visual Studio
9 19 (0.97%) Cucumber
10 17 (0.87%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 13 (0.67%) SpecFlow
12 12 (0.62%) FxCop
12 12 (0.62%) StyleCop
13 9 (0.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 8 (0.41%) JMeter
15 7 (0.36%) Appium
16 6 (0.31%) Jenkins
16 6 (0.31%) Metasploit
16 6 (0.31%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 611 (31.35%) Finance
2 151 (7.75%) Retail
3 104 (5.34%) Manufacturing
4 94 (4.82%) Banking
5 64 (3.28%) Law
6 63 (3.23%) Legal
7 39 (2.00%) Telecoms
8 32 (1.64%) Marketing
9 30 (1.54%) Billing
10 18 (0.92%) Advertising
11 12 (0.62%) Games
11 12 (0.62%) German Language
11 12 (0.62%) Local Government
11 12 (0.62%) Retail Banking
12 11 (0.56%) General Ledger
13 9 (0.46%) Back Office
13 9 (0.46%) French Language
14 6 (0.31%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.26%) Automotive
15 5 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (6.36%) .NET
2 85 (4.36%) XML
3 53 (2.72%) HTML
4 48 (2.46%) ASP.NET
5 47 (2.41%) WCF
6 46 (2.36%) CSS
7 41 (2.10%) JSON
8 34 (1.74%) Web Services
9 24 (1.23%) .NET Framework
10 21 (1.08%) EDI
11 20 (1.03%) SOAP
12 18 (0.92%) jQuery
13 16 (0.82%) HTML5
14 14 (0.72%) AngularJS
14 14 (0.72%) ASP.NET MVC
15 13 (0.67%) NHibernate
15 13 (0.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 12 (0.62%) CSS3
16 12 (0.62%) SignalR
16 12 (0.62%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 288 (14.78%) Analytical Skills
2 113 (5.80%) Management Information System
3 72 (3.69%) FMCG
4 66 (3.39%) iPad
5 52 (2.67%) Visualisation
6 46 (2.36%) Mobile App
7 42 (2.15%) iSeries
8 38 (1.95%) Driving Licence
8 38 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
9 33 (1.69%) Blackberry
9 33 (1.69%) Mathematics
10 32 (1.64%) AS400
11 30 (1.54%) Credit Risk
12 27 (1.39%) Computer Science
13 24 (1.23%) SWIFT
14 23 (1.18%) User Experience
15 16 (0.82%) NHS
16 14 (0.72%) Client/Server
16 14 (0.72%) Clustering
16 14 (0.72%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 280 (14.37%) Windows
2 114 (5.85%) Windows Server
3 67 (3.44%) Windows 7
4 63 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 48 (2.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 40 (2.05%) Unix
7 35 (1.80%) Linux
8 30 (1.54%) Android
8 30 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
9 29 (1.49%) Apple iOS
10 19 (0.97%) Windows XP
11 9 (0.46%) Mac OS X
12 8 (0.41%) Windows 8
13 7 (0.36%) Windows 10
14 6 (0.31%) CentOS
15 3 (0.15%) AIX
15 3 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (0.15%) Windows NT
16 2 (0.10%) Solaris
16 2 (0.10%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 391 (20.06%) Agile Software Development
2 277 (14.21%) Business Analysis
3 259 (13.29%) ITIL
4 182 (9.34%) Project Management
5 178 (9.13%) Business Intelligence
6 171 (8.77%) Stakeholder Management
7 133 (6.82%) SDLC
8 126 (6.46%) Change Management
9 112 (5.75%) Data Analysis
10 109 (5.59%) User Acceptance Testing
11 107 (5.49%) E-Commerce
12 106 (5.44%) Test Scripting
13 102 (5.23%) ERP
14 96 (4.93%) CRM
15 95 (4.87%) Analytics
15 95 (4.87%) Scrum
16 89 (4.57%) Translating Business Requirements
17 79 (4.05%) UML
18 78 (4.00%) Software Testing
19 77 (3.95%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 562 (28.84%) SQL
2 102 (5.23%) C#
3 100 (5.13%) T-SQL
4 76 (3.90%) VBA
5 72 (3.69%) Java
6 61 (3.13%) PL/SQL
7 49 (2.51%) JavaScript
8 40 (2.05%) PowerShell
9 34 (1.74%) RPG
10 30 (1.54%) RPG IV
11 25 (1.28%) VB.NET
12 21 (1.08%) VB
13 18 (0.92%) C
14 13 (0.67%) VBScript
15 9 (0.46%) ABAP
16 8 (0.41%) Ruby
17 7 (0.36%) COBOL
18 6 (0.31%) Shell Script
19 5 (0.26%) PHP
19 5 (0.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 179 (9.18%) Degree
2 113 (5.80%) ISEB
3 78 (4.00%) ISTQB
4 40 (2.05%) CISSP
5 37 (1.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 36 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
7 33 (1.69%) CISM
8 28 (1.44%) Security Cleared
9 26 (1.33%) CCNA
9 26 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
10 21 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
11 19 (0.97%) MCSE
11 19 (0.97%) SC Cleared
12 14 (0.72%) PMI Certification
13 13 (0.67%) ISACA
13 13 (0.67%) MCP
14 10 (0.51%) CCNP
14 10 (0.51%) MCTS
15 9 (0.46%) HND
15 9 (0.46%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (5.08%) QA
2 74 (3.80%) SLA
3 31 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 29 (1.49%) PCI DSS
5 25 (1.28%) Data Quality
6 8 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.21%) ISO27002
8 3 (0.15%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.15%) SEPA
9 2 (0.10%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.051%) COBIT
10 1 (0.051%) FATCA
10 1 (0.051%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.051%) HL7
10 1 (0.051%) ISO22301
System Software
1 187 (9.59%) Active Directory
2 41 (2.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (0.92%) Hyper-V
4 12 (0.62%) vSphere
5 8 (0.41%) XenDesktop
6 7 (0.36%) Terminal Services
7 6 (0.31%) Terminal Server
7 6 (0.31%) XenServer
8 3 (0.15%) XenApp
9 1 (0.051%) HDFS
9 1 (0.051%) KVM
9 1 (0.051%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.051%) Squid
9 1 (0.051%) SRDF
9 1 (0.051%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.051%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 23 (1.18%) ServiceCenter
2 18 (0.92%) SCCM
3 17 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
4 14 (0.72%) WMI
5 7 (0.36%) WSUS
6 6 (0.31%) HP Data Protector
6 6 (0.31%) Microsoft Clustering
7 5 (0.26%) LiteSpeed
7 5 (0.26%) SCOM
8 3 (0.15%) Cisco CUCM
8 3 (0.15%) Cisco Prime
9 2 (0.10%) AirWatch
9 2 (0.10%) DameWare
9 2 (0.10%) Nagios
10 1 (0.051%) Nessus
10 1 (0.051%) Oracle ZFS
10 1 (0.051%) Proventia
10 1 (0.051%) SCSM
Vendors
1 357 (18.32%) Microsoft
2 197 (10.11%) SAP
3 123 (6.31%) Oracle
4 84 (4.31%) VMware
5 68 (3.49%) Cisco
6 56 (2.87%) Citrix
7 54 (2.77%) Tableau
8 53 (2.72%) HP
9 47 (2.41%) IBM
10 40 (2.05%) Google
11 26 (1.33%) Adobe
12 24 (1.23%) CheckPoint
12 24 (1.23%) Cognos
12 24 (1.23%) hybris
12 24 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
13 23 (1.18%) Remedy
14 20 (1.03%) ATG
14 20 (1.03%) iManage
14 20 (1.03%) Juniper
15 18 (0.92%) Reuters
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Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
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