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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 8 13 14
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 932 949 1046
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 17.07% 15.37% 14.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.57% 15.93% 15.22%
Number of salaries quoted 806 784 883
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 £23,500 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £43,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
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
5306 5956 6872
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.18% 96.44% 97.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4510 4791 5510
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
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 30 May 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 30 May 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 +5 545 £35,000 -6.66% 95
Cheshire +1 183 £32,500 -13.33% 26
Merseyside +3 81 £37,500 +5.63% 14
Lancashire -3 75 £31,500 -16.00% 17
Cumbria +9 12 £27,500 - 2
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 May 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.

1 635 (31.72%) Finance
2 575 (28.72%) SQL
3 394 (19.68%) Agile Software Development
4 367 (18.33%) Microsoft
5 348 (17.38%) Analytical Skills
6 330 (16.48%) Windows
7 289 (14.44%) ITIL
8 287 (14.34%) Business Analysis
9 251 (12.54%) MS Excel
10 234 (11.69%) Active Directory
11 229 (11.44%) SQL Server
11 229 (11.44%) Degree
12 193 (9.64%) MS Office
13 183 (9.14%) SDLC
14 181 (9.04%) Stakeholder Management
15 176 (8.79%) Project Management
16 173 (8.64%) User Acceptance Testing
17 168 (8.39%) ISEB
18 167 (8.34%) Business Intelligence
19 159 (7.94%) Retail
20 149 (7.44%) SAP
21 139 (6.94%) Management Information System
22 138 (6.89%) Data Analysis
23 133 (6.64%) Windows Server
24 120 (5.99%) Change Management
25 116 (5.79%) Test Scripting
25 116 (5.79%) Banking
26 113 (5.64%) E-Commerce
27 111 (5.54%) UML
28 104 (5.19%) ISTQB

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 88 (4.40%) MS Exchange
2 64 (3.20%) SAS
3 42 (2.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 42 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2010
4 41 (2.05%) BizTalk Server
4 41 (2.05%) IIS
5 37 (1.85%) SharePoint
6 28 (1.40%) Confluence
7 27 (1.35%) CMS
8 25 (1.25%) WebSphere
9 23 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2007
10 21 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
11 13 (0.65%) Tomcat
12 8 (0.40%) Skype for Business
13 4 (0.20%) IBM Notes
13 4 (0.20%) Oracle Workflow
14 3 (0.15%) Apache
14 3 (0.15%) Exstream Dialogue
14 3 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
15 2 (0.100%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 251 (12.54%) MS Excel
2 193 (9.64%) MS Office
3 32 (1.60%) MS Visio
4 28 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 20 (1.00%) MS Project
6 10 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.15%) SPSS
8 1 (0.050%) Maya
Business Applications
1 30 (1.50%) SAP ERP
2 24 (1.20%) SAP FI
2 24 (1.20%) SAP MM
3 21 (1.05%) SAP PP
4 17 (0.85%) SAP SD
5 16 (0.80%) Magento
5 16 (0.80%) Oracle Applications
6 15 (0.75%) SAP CO
6 15 (0.75%) SAP FI/CO
7 14 (0.70%) SAP BPC
8 12 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
9 11 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
10 10 (0.50%) Oracle ERP
11 9 (0.45%) SAP FI-AP
11 9 (0.45%) SAP FI-AR
11 9 (0.45%) SAP FI-GL
12 8 (0.40%) Adobe Campaign
12 8 (0.40%) Oracle Payables
12 8 (0.40%) Oracle Receivables
12 8 (0.40%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 29 (1.45%) Office 365
2 18 (0.90%) Adobe Analytics
3 10 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (0.50%) Google Analytics
4 7 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (0.30%) SaaS
6 3 (0.15%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.100%) IaaS
8 1 (0.050%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.050%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.050%) PaaS
8 1 (0.050%) SmartFocus
8 1 (0.050%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 69 (3.45%) LAN
2 67 (3.35%) Firewall
3 66 (3.30%) WAN
4 59 (2.95%) TCP/IP
5 57 (2.85%) VPN
6 42 (2.10%) DHCP
7 38 (1.90%) DNS
8 29 (1.45%) SAN
9 24 (1.20%) Wireless
10 17 (0.85%) FTP
11 15 (0.75%) Intrusion Detection
12 14 (0.70%) Internet
12 14 (0.70%) NAS
13 13 (0.65%) Intranet
14 11 (0.55%) VoIP
14 11 (0.55%) Wireshark
15 10 (0.50%) VLAN
16 9 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
17 8 (0.40%) Extranet
18 7 (0.35%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 229 (11.44%) SQL Server
2 82 (4.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 61 (3.05%) SAP BW
4 50 (2.50%) QlikView
5 49 (2.45%) Data Warehouse
6 40 (2.00%) Relational Database
7 39 (1.95%) BusinessObjects
8 37 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
9 35 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
10 31 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 28 (1.40%) Crystal Reports
11 28 (1.40%) Oracle Database
12 24 (1.20%) Qlik Sense
13 21 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
14 18 (0.90%) Data Mining
14 18 (0.90%) PowerPivot
15 17 (0.85%) MS Access
16 16 (0.80%) Power BI
17 15 (0.75%) SQLPlus
18 14 (0.70%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 81 (4.05%) JIRA
1 81 (4.05%) Selenium
2 75 (3.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 29 (1.45%) WebDriver
4 26 (1.30%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 26 (1.30%) Git (software)
5 24 (1.20%) Cucumber
6 22 (1.10%) SoapUI
7 18 (0.90%) Subversion
8 15 (0.75%) Oracle Forms
9 12 (0.60%) HP UFT
10 9 (0.45%) JMeter
11 8 (0.40%) Bugzilla
12 7 (0.35%) Jenkins
12 7 (0.35%) LSMW
12 7 (0.35%) MSTest
13 5 (0.25%) Appium
13 5 (0.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 4 (0.20%) Gerrit
14 4 (0.20%) Mercurial
General
1 635 (31.72%) Finance
2 159 (7.94%) Retail
3 116 (5.79%) Banking
4 93 (4.65%) Manufacturing
5 83 (4.15%) Legal
6 73 (3.65%) Law
7 48 (2.40%) Telecoms
8 45 (2.25%) Marketing
9 22 (1.10%) Billing
10 18 (0.90%) Advertising
11 15 (0.75%) German Language
12 11 (0.55%) French Language
12 11 (0.55%) Local Government
13 9 (0.45%) Back Office
13 9 (0.45%) Games
13 9 (0.45%) General Ledger
14 8 (0.40%) Financial Institution
14 8 (0.40%) Retail Banking
15 5 (0.25%) Spanish Language
16 3 (0.15%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (4.85%) .NET
2 67 (3.35%) XML
3 40 (2.00%) Web Services
4 38 (1.90%) HTML
5 33 (1.65%) CSS
5 33 (1.65%) EDI
6 32 (1.60%) ASP.NET
7 31 (1.55%) WCF
8 25 (1.25%) JSON
9 17 (0.85%) SOAP
10 7 (0.35%) .NET Framework
11 6 (0.30%) jQuery
11 6 (0.30%) MDX
11 6 (0.30%) SAP ALE
11 6 (0.30%) SAP Smart Forms
12 4 (0.20%) Gherkin
13 3 (0.15%) HTML5
14 2 (0.100%) REST
14 2 (0.100%) RESTful
14 2 (0.100%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 348 (17.38%) Analytical Skills
2 139 (6.94%) Management Information System
3 68 (3.40%) Visualisation
4 55 (2.75%) FMCG
5 54 (2.70%) Blackberry
5 54 (2.70%) iPad
6 43 (2.15%) Mathematics
7 39 (1.95%) AS400
8 37 (1.85%) iSeries
9 35 (1.75%) Credit Risk
10 32 (1.60%) Mobile App
11 30 (1.50%) Computer Science
12 28 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
13 22 (1.10%) SWIFT
14 21 (1.05%) Driving Licence
15 18 (0.90%) Client/Server
16 15 (0.75%) User Experience
17 14 (0.70%) NHS
18 12 (0.60%) Economics
18 12 (0.60%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 330 (16.48%) Windows
2 133 (6.64%) Windows Server
3 94 (4.70%) Windows 7
4 89 (4.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 53 (2.65%) Linux
6 50 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 48 (2.40%) Windows Server 2003
8 30 (1.50%) Windows XP
9 28 (1.40%) Android
10 27 (1.35%) Unix
11 26 (1.30%) Apple iOS
12 24 (1.20%) Windows 8
13 13 (0.65%) Mac OS X
14 5 (0.25%) CentOS
14 5 (0.25%) Windows 10
15 4 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
16 3 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 3 (0.15%) Solaris
17 2 (0.100%) AIX
17 2 (0.100%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 394 (19.68%) Agile Software Development
2 289 (14.44%) ITIL
3 287 (14.34%) Business Analysis
4 183 (9.14%) SDLC
5 181 (9.04%) Stakeholder Management
6 176 (8.79%) Project Management
7 173 (8.64%) User Acceptance Testing
8 167 (8.34%) Business Intelligence
9 138 (6.89%) Data Analysis
10 120 (5.99%) Change Management
11 116 (5.79%) Test Scripting
12 113 (5.64%) E-Commerce
13 111 (5.54%) UML
14 90 (4.50%) Analytics
14 90 (4.50%) Data Management
15 86 (4.30%) ERP
15 86 (4.30%) Software Testing
16 81 (4.05%) CRM
17 78 (3.90%) PRINCE2
18 76 (3.80%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 575 (28.72%) SQL
2 89 (4.45%) T-SQL
3 79 (3.95%) C#
4 70 (3.50%) VBA
5 68 (3.40%) Java
6 50 (2.50%) PL/SQL
7 39 (1.95%) RPG
8 37 (1.85%) JavaScript
9 30 (1.50%) RPG IV
10 29 (1.45%) PowerShell
11 24 (1.20%) VB
12 23 (1.15%) VB.NET
13 21 (1.05%) C
14 17 (0.85%) ABAP
15 12 (0.60%) VBScript
16 11 (0.55%) R
17 9 (0.45%) Ruby
18 8 (0.40%) Python
19 7 (0.35%) COBOL
20 6 (0.30%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 229 (11.44%) Degree
2 168 (8.39%) ISEB
3 104 (5.19%) ISTQB
4 51 (2.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 50 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 40 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
7 34 (1.70%) CISSP
8 32 (1.60%) Security Cleared
9 30 (1.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 29 (1.45%) CISM
11 26 (1.30%) CCNA
11 26 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
12 20 (1.00%) SC Cleared
13 19 (0.95%) MCSE
14 17 (0.85%) MCSA
15 15 (0.75%) MCP
16 14 (0.70%) MCITP
17 12 (0.60%) HND
17 12 (0.60%) MCDST
18 11 (0.55%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (4.90%) SLA
2 93 (4.65%) QA
3 29 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (1.05%) Data Quality
4 21 (1.05%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (0.35%) Solvency II
7 6 (0.30%) FATCA
8 4 (0.20%) ISO27002
9 3 (0.15%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.100%) SEPA
11 1 (0.050%) COBIT
11 1 (0.050%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.050%) ISO22301
System Software
1 234 (11.69%) Active Directory
2 51 (2.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (1.05%) Hyper-V
4 13 (0.65%) vSphere
5 12 (0.60%) XenApp
6 10 (0.50%) XenDesktop
7 9 (0.45%) Terminal Services
8 8 (0.40%) Terminal Server
9 7 (0.35%) Snort
10 6 (0.30%) XenServer
11 1 (0.050%) KVM
11 1 (0.050%) SAP ITS
11 1 (0.050%) Squid
11 1 (0.050%) SRDF
11 1 (0.050%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 27 (1.35%) SCCM
2 23 (1.15%) ServiceCenter
3 20 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
4 10 (0.50%) WMI
5 6 (0.30%) EnCase
5 6 (0.30%) HP Data Protector
6 5 (0.25%) LiteSpeed
7 4 (0.20%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (0.20%) SCOM
8 3 (0.15%) DameWare
9 2 (0.100%) AirWatch
9 2 (0.100%) Nagios
9 2 (0.100%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.100%) WSUS
10 1 (0.050%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.050%) Nessus
10 1 (0.050%) Oracle ZFS
10 1 (0.050%) Proventia
10 1 (0.050%) SCSM
Vendors
1 367 (18.33%) Microsoft
2 149 (7.44%) SAP
3 104 (5.19%) Oracle
4 95 (4.75%) VMware
5 80 (4.00%) Citrix
6 79 (3.95%) Cisco
7 55 (2.75%) Tableau
8 53 (2.65%) HP
9 31 (1.55%) Google
9 31 (1.55%) IBM
10 27 (1.35%) AppSense
11 23 (1.15%) CheckPoint
11 23 (1.15%) Remedy
12 22 (1.10%) Bloomberg
12 22 (1.10%) Reuters
13 21 (1.05%) Cognos
14 20 (1.00%) Adobe
14 20 (1.00%) hybris
15 19 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
16 16 (0.80%) Juniper
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £15,000 - £18,000 + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Send
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £20k - 24k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: Salary To 40k DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
Robert Walters
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Roqit
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Ellesmere Port, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Carlisle, Cumbria
Ashdown IT
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + car + fuel card
Posted: 2 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Salary: From £20,000 to £23,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30-£35k DOE + extensive benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £20k - 28k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Skelmersdale, Lancashire
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Helens, Merseyside
Search Consultancy
Posted: 6 days ago
Merseyside
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £20,000 to £23,000 per annum to £23,000 + excellent bens package
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Merseyside
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 6 days ago
Merseyside
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Market Leading Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £19000.00 - £22000.00 per annum + On Call and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago