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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 13 9 13
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 952 1029 1067
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.14% 16.77% 14.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.67% 17.49% 15.01%
Number of salaries quoted 803 824 924
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +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
6077 5885 7110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.66% 95.89% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5126 4863 6067
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 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 -3 472 £35,000 - 63
Cheshire -5 171 £34,312 -1.96% 23
Lancashire 0 131 £37,500 - 18
Merseyside -6 104 £32,152 -8.13% 12
Cumbria +9 5 £28,000 -6.66% 1
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 538 (28.20%) SQL
2 485 (25.42%) Finance
3 475 (24.90%) Agile Software Development
4 349 (18.29%) Microsoft
5 305 (15.99%) Business Analysis
6 274 (14.36%) Analytical Skills
7 270 (14.15%) Windows
8 267 (13.99%) SQL Server
9 246 (12.89%) ITIL
9 246 (12.89%) MS Excel
10 234 (12.26%) SAP
11 180 (9.43%) Degree
12 179 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
13 177 (9.28%) Business Intelligence
14 165 (8.65%) Active Directory
15 153 (8.02%) SDLC
16 145 (7.60%) Project Management
17 144 (7.55%) ISEB
18 143 (7.49%) .NET
19 135 (7.08%) MS Office
20 131 (6.87%) Oracle
21 130 (6.81%) Scrum
22 125 (6.55%) ERP
23 124 (6.50%) Test Scripting
24 119 (6.24%) QA
24 119 (6.24%) C#
24 119 (6.24%) Windows Server
25 114 (5.97%) Retail
26 111 (5.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
27 105 (5.50%) Data Analysis

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 61 (3.20%) SharePoint
2 58 (3.04%) MS Exchange
3 48 (2.52%) IIS
4 39 (2.04%) SAS
5 30 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2013
6 28 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
7 25 (1.31%) BizTalk Server
8 24 (1.26%) Confluence
9 19 (1.00%) WebSphere
10 16 (0.84%) NServiceBus
11 9 (0.47%) Apache
12 8 (0.42%) CMS
12 8 (0.42%) Oracle Workflow
12 8 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
13 6 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 4 (0.21%) CICS
14 4 (0.21%) Skype for Business
14 4 (0.21%) Tomcat
15 2 (0.10%) Oracle Service Bus
15 2 (0.10%) WebLogic
Applications
1 246 (12.89%) MS Excel
2 135 (7.08%) MS Office
3 25 (1.31%) MS Visio
4 16 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (0.68%) MS Project
6 11 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.42%) SPSS
8 4 (0.21%) Stata
9 1 (0.052%) HipChat
9 1 (0.052%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 64 (3.35%) SAP SD
2 61 (3.20%) SAP FI
3 60 (3.14%) SAP CO
3 60 (3.14%) SAP FI/CO
4 51 (2.67%) SAP PP
5 47 (2.46%) SAP MM
6 46 (2.41%) SAP WM
7 44 (2.31%) SAP ERP
8 33 (1.73%) Oracle EBS
9 26 (1.36%) SAP SCM
10 23 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
11 20 (1.05%) SAP GRC
12 18 (0.94%) Oracle Applications
12 18 (0.94%) Oracle ASCP
13 17 (0.89%) SAP QM
14 16 (0.84%) Payment Gateway
15 15 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
16 14 (0.73%) SAP APO
17 13 (0.68%) Cognos Business Intelligence
17 13 (0.68%) Demantra
Cloud Services
1 21 (1.10%) Office 365
2 16 (0.84%) Google Analytics
3 12 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (0.42%) Adobe Analytics
5 5 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (0.21%) SaaS
7 3 (0.16%) Google Tag Manager
8 2 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.10%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.10%) G Suite
9 1 (0.052%) Google Drive
9 1 (0.052%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (2.94%) Firewall
1 56 (2.94%) WAN
2 55 (2.88%) LAN
3 51 (2.67%) TCP/IP
4 38 (1.99%) DHCP
5 37 (1.94%) DNS
5 37 (1.94%) VPN
6 29 (1.52%) Internet
7 24 (1.26%) SAN
8 20 (1.05%) Wireless
9 16 (0.84%) HTTP
9 16 (0.84%) SSL
9 16 (0.84%) VLAN
10 14 (0.73%) Intrusion Detection
11 13 (0.68%) Cisco Wireless
11 13 (0.68%) VoIP
12 12 (0.63%) FTP
12 12 (0.63%) Network Security
13 10 (0.52%) Cisco ASA
13 10 (0.52%) DDNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 267 (13.99%) SQL Server
2 111 (5.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 86 (4.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 76 (3.98%) Data Warehouse
5 35 (1.83%) DB2
5 35 (1.83%) Oracle Reports
6 33 (1.73%) QlikView
6 33 (1.73%) Relational Database
6 33 (1.73%) SQL Server 2012
7 31 (1.62%) Oracle Database
8 29 (1.52%) Crystal Reports
9 26 (1.36%) SAP BW
9 26 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
10 25 (1.31%) Power BI
10 25 (1.31%) SAP HANA
11 24 (1.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 22 (1.15%) Big Data
12 22 (1.15%) MS Access
13 17 (0.89%) MySQL
14 16 (0.84%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 87 (4.56%) Selenium
2 84 (4.40%) JIRA
3 67 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
4 35 (1.83%) Visual Studio
5 27 (1.42%) SoapUI
5 27 (1.42%) SpecFlow
6 21 (1.10%) FxCop
6 21 (1.10%) StyleCop
7 19 (1.00%) Cucumber
8 16 (0.84%) Oracle Forms
9 15 (0.79%) HP UFT
9 15 (0.79%) WebDriver
10 12 (0.63%) MSTest
11 8 (0.42%) Fiddler
11 8 (0.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 7 (0.37%) Git (software)
13 6 (0.31%) JMeter
14 5 (0.26%) Balsamiq Mockups
14 5 (0.26%) Subversion
14 5 (0.26%) Toad
General
1 485 (25.42%) Finance
2 114 (5.97%) Retail
3 90 (4.72%) Manufacturing
4 76 (3.98%) Banking
5 58 (3.04%) Telecoms
6 54 (2.83%) Legal
7 48 (2.52%) Marketing
8 30 (1.57%) Advertising
9 29 (1.52%) Law
10 23 (1.21%) Billing
11 19 (1.00%) Games
12 11 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
13 10 (0.52%) Electronics
13 10 (0.52%) Retail Banking
14 9 (0.47%) Military
15 8 (0.42%) Corporate Banking
16 7 (0.37%) Back Office
16 7 (0.37%) German Language
17 6 (0.31%) Front Office
18 5 (0.26%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (7.49%) .NET
2 70 (3.67%) XML
3 65 (3.41%) ASP.NET
4 58 (3.04%) CSS
4 58 (3.04%) HTML
5 41 (2.15%) Web Services
6 39 (2.04%) jQuery
7 35 (1.83%) JSON
7 35 (1.83%) WCF
8 30 (1.57%) SOAP
9 28 (1.47%) .NET Framework
10 25 (1.31%) AngularJS
10 25 (1.31%) ASP.NET MVC
11 24 (1.26%) HTML5
12 23 (1.21%) EDI
13 22 (1.15%) CSS3
14 21 (1.10%) Entity Framework
14 21 (1.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 16 (0.84%) Castle Windsor
15 16 (0.84%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 274 (14.36%) Analytical Skills
2 95 (4.98%) FMCG
2 95 (4.98%) Management Information System
3 76 (3.98%) iPad
4 69 (3.62%) iSeries
5 57 (2.99%) User Experience
6 47 (2.46%) Mobile App
7 46 (2.41%) AS400
8 40 (2.10%) Driving Licence
9 33 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
10 32 (1.68%) Computer Science
11 26 (1.36%) PMI
11 26 (1.36%) Visualisation
12 22 (1.15%) Mathematics
13 18 (0.94%) Mainframe
14 17 (0.89%) Data Centre
15 16 (0.84%) Statistics
16 15 (0.79%) Data Conversion
16 15 (0.79%) NHS
16 15 (0.79%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 270 (14.15%) Windows
2 119 (6.24%) Windows Server
3 70 (3.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 61 (3.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 55 (2.88%) Windows 7
6 54 (2.83%) Unix
7 34 (1.78%) Linux
8 31 (1.62%) Windows Server 2003
9 30 (1.57%) Windows 8
10 27 (1.42%) Android
11 26 (1.36%) Apple iOS
12 22 (1.15%) Windows XP
13 21 (1.10%) Windows 10
14 9 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 7 (0.37%) Mac OS X
16 6 (0.31%) CentOS
17 5 (0.26%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 4 (0.21%) Solaris
19 3 (0.16%) AIX
20 2 (0.10%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 475 (24.90%) Agile Software Development
2 305 (15.99%) Business Analysis
3 246 (12.89%) ITIL
4 179 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 177 (9.28%) Business Intelligence
6 153 (8.02%) SDLC
7 145 (7.60%) Project Management
8 130 (6.81%) Scrum
9 125 (6.55%) ERP
10 124 (6.50%) Test Scripting
11 105 (5.50%) Data Analysis
12 103 (5.40%) Change Management
12 103 (5.40%) User Acceptance Testing
13 99 (5.19%) Waterfall
14 91 (4.77%) Software Testing
15 88 (4.61%) CRM
15 88 (4.61%) Translating Business Requirements
16 87 (4.56%) Analytics
17 78 (4.09%) Data Modelling
18 66 (3.46%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 538 (28.20%) SQL
2 119 (6.24%) C#
3 76 (3.98%) T-SQL
4 68 (3.56%) JavaScript
5 56 (2.94%) Java
6 55 (2.88%) RPG
7 47 (2.46%) PowerShell
7 47 (2.46%) VBA
8 34 (1.78%) PL/SQL
9 27 (1.42%) VB
10 25 (1.31%) RPG IV
11 24 (1.26%) ABAP
12 23 (1.21%) C
13 18 (0.94%) Python
14 16 (0.84%) VB.NET
14 16 (0.84%) VBScript
15 11 (0.58%) R
16 9 (0.47%) PHP
17 8 (0.42%) JCL
18 7 (0.37%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 180 (9.43%) Degree
2 144 (7.55%) ISEB
3 67 (3.51%) ISTQB
4 57 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
5 53 (2.78%) Security Cleared
6 44 (2.31%) CISSP
7 38 (1.99%) Cisco Certification
8 37 (1.94%) CISM
9 36 (1.89%) CCNA
10 34 (1.78%) MCSE
11 29 (1.52%) MCP
12 28 (1.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 26 (1.36%) PMI Certification
14 24 (1.26%) SC Cleared
15 23 (1.21%) MCSA
16 15 (0.79%) CCNP
16 15 (0.79%) DV Cleared
16 15 (0.79%) MCITP
17 13 (0.68%) CISMP
18 9 (0.47%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 119 (6.24%) QA
2 67 (3.51%) SLA
3 30 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 27 (1.42%) Data Quality
5 26 (1.36%) PCI DSS
6 8 (0.42%) ISO 9001
7 7 (0.37%) ISO 14001
7 7 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.21%) HL7
9 3 (0.16%) COBIT
9 3 (0.16%) SEPA
10 1 (0.052%) Actionable Recommendations
10 1 (0.052%) ISO22301
10 1 (0.052%) Solvency II
System Software
1 165 (8.65%) Active Directory
2 50 (2.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (2.41%) Hyper-V
4 7 (0.37%) ProxySG
4 7 (0.37%) vSphere
4 7 (0.37%) XenApp
5 4 (0.21%) RACF
5 4 (0.21%) Time Sharing Option
5 4 (0.21%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 4 (0.21%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.16%) Terminal Services
6 3 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (0.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.052%) Firmware
8 1 (0.052%) HDFS
8 1 (0.052%) NDS
8 1 (0.052%) NetIQ eDirectory
8 1 (0.052%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.052%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 26 (1.36%) HP Quality Center
2 18 (0.94%) Cisco CUCM
3 17 (0.89%) ServiceCenter
4 15 (0.79%) SCCM
5 14 (0.73%) Cisco Prime
6 8 (0.42%) SCOM
7 7 (0.37%) WSUS
8 6 (0.31%) WMI
9 5 (0.26%) Tivoli
10 4 (0.21%) Nagios
11 3 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
12 2 (0.10%) Backup Exec
12 2 (0.10%) McAfee ePO
12 2 (0.10%) Microsoft Intune
12 2 (0.10%) SCOrch
12 2 (0.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 1 (0.052%) Ganglia
13 1 (0.052%) HP SIM
13 1 (0.052%) Netcool
13 1 (0.052%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 349 (18.29%) Microsoft
2 234 (12.26%) SAP
3 131 (6.87%) Oracle
4 103 (5.40%) VMware
5 77 (4.04%) Cisco
6 73 (3.83%) IBM
7 48 (2.52%) Citrix
8 43 (2.25%) HP
9 35 (1.83%) Cognos
10 28 (1.47%) Tableau
11 24 (1.26%) Google
12 20 (1.05%) Cognizant
13 17 (0.89%) Dell
13 17 (0.89%) NetApp
14 15 (0.79%) Remedy
15 14 (0.73%) Hyperion
15 14 (0.73%) Intel Security
16 13 (0.68%) iManage
17 12 (0.63%) Informatica
17 12 (0.63%) Juniper
Warrington, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £34000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Reed Technology
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cheshire
nGAGE Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £37000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
IntaPeople
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cheshire
JM
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 22 hours ago
Rossendale, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Search Consultancy
Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Colston Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE
Posted: 19 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £14000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
The Change Partners Recruitment
Salary: £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £28000 - £33000.00 per annum + Bonus & Great Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Anna-Christina Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £28k - 30k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago