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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 11 11 14
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 1075 1244 965
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.48% 17.29% 13.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.28% 18.22% 14.09%
Number of salaries quoted 848 1032 814
Average salary £35,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.23% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
6220 6829 6850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.37% 94.90% 94.85%
Number of salaries quoted 5081 5536 5864
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
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 3 August 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 3 August 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 -1 564 £37,500 +19.04% 101
Cheshire +4 318 £33,750 +12.50% 47
Lancashire +1 103 £38,750 +5.44% 27
Merseyside -1 70 £32,500 - 26
Cumbria -1 3 £51,000 +45.71% 3
Analyst
England

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 657 (31.62%) Finance
2 547 (26.32%) SQL
3 420 (20.21%) Analytical Skills
4 419 (20.16%) Microsoft
5 344 (16.55%) Business Analysis
6 329 (15.83%) Agile Software Development
7 293 (14.10%) MS Excel
8 291 (14.00%) SQL Server
9 286 (13.76%) Windows
10 265 (12.75%) Degree
11 254 (12.22%) MS Office
12 216 (10.39%) Project Management
13 206 (9.91%) ITIL
14 192 (9.24%) ISEB
15 188 (9.05%) SAP
16 187 (9.00%) QA
17 176 (8.47%) Stakeholder Management
18 175 (8.42%) Business Intelligence
19 161 (7.75%) Data Analysis
20 160 (7.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 157 (7.56%) .NET
22 147 (7.07%) PRINCE2
23 139 (6.69%) Retail
24 138 (6.64%) Active Directory
25 124 (5.97%) SDLC
26 118 (5.68%) CRM
27 116 (5.58%) Banking
28 113 (5.44%) Oracle
29 111 (5.34%) Java
29 111 (5.34%) Selenium

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 94 (4.52%) SharePoint
2 78 (3.75%) MS Exchange
3 63 (3.03%) SAS
4 36 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2010
5 33 (1.59%) IIS
6 14 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2007
7 13 (0.63%) IBM Notes
7 13 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
8 12 (0.58%) Exstream Dialogue
8 12 (0.58%) Lync
9 9 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
10 7 (0.34%) Apache
10 7 (0.34%) Documentum
10 7 (0.34%) CMS
11 6 (0.29%) OpenEdge
11 6 (0.29%) NetWeaver
11 6 (0.29%) Tomcat
11 6 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2003
11 6 (0.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 293 (14.10%) MS Excel
2 254 (12.22%) MS Office
3 70 (3.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 36 (1.73%) MS Project
5 33 (1.59%) MS Visio
6 30 (1.44%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (0.48%) SPSS
8 2 (0.096%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.096%) FastStats
8 2 (0.096%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.048%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.048%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.048%) PrintSoft PReS
9 1 (0.048%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 53 (2.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 38 (1.83%) SAP PP
3 35 (1.68%) SAP MM
4 29 (1.40%) SAP FI
5 26 (1.25%) SAP FI/CO
5 26 (1.25%) SAP CO
6 23 (1.11%) Dynamics GP
7 21 (1.01%) Dynamics NAV
8 18 (0.87%) Oracle General Ledger
9 17 (0.82%) SAP SCM
9 17 (0.82%) SAP QM
10 14 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
11 13 (0.63%) Agresso
11 13 (0.63%) SAP SD
12 12 (0.58%) Exstream
13 7 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
13 7 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
14 6 (0.29%) SAP APO
14 6 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
14 6 (0.29%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 13 (0.63%) Google Analytics
2 10 (0.48%) Office 365
3 7 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.29%) SaaS
5 4 (0.19%) GitHub
6 2 (0.096%) IaaS
6 2 (0.096%) Trello
6 2 (0.096%) SmartFocus
7 1 (0.048%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.048%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.048%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.048%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 66 (3.18%) Firewall
2 55 (2.65%) LAN
3 54 (2.60%) VPN
4 49 (2.36%) WAN
5 44 (2.12%) Wireless
5 44 (2.12%) Internet
6 41 (1.97%) VoIP
7 38 (1.83%) TCP/IP
8 32 (1.54%) HTTP
8 32 (1.54%) Network Security
9 31 (1.49%) DHCP
10 30 (1.44%) SAN
11 29 (1.40%) DNS
12 21 (1.01%) FTP
13 16 (0.77%) HTTPS
13 16 (0.77%) ADSL
14 14 (0.67%) MPLS
15 12 (0.58%) VLAN
16 11 (0.53%) Cisco IOS
17 9 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 291 (14.00%) SQL Server
2 160 (7.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 90 (4.33%) Data Warehouse
4 81 (3.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 61 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
6 48 (2.31%) Data Mining
7 47 (2.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 34 (1.64%) Relational Database
9 33 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
9 33 (1.59%) BusinessObjects
10 29 (1.40%) Oracle Reports
11 27 (1.30%) Crystal Reports
12 24 (1.15%) Oracle Database
13 23 (1.11%) QlikView
14 14 (0.67%) MySQL
14 14 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
15 13 (0.63%) SQL Server 2000
16 12 (0.58%) DTS
17 11 (0.53%) MS Access
18 9 (0.43%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 111 (5.34%) Selenium
2 47 (2.26%) WebDriver
3 30 (1.44%) Visual Studio
3 30 (1.44%) SpecFlow
4 28 (1.35%) HP UFT
4 28 (1.35%) SoapUI
4 28 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
5 19 (0.91%) JIRA
6 12 (0.58%) Jenkins
7 11 (0.53%) MSTest
8 10 (0.48%) Cucumber
8 10 (0.48%) Hudson
8 10 (0.48%) Bugzilla
9 8 (0.38%) LoadRunner
9 8 (0.38%) TeamCity
10 7 (0.34%) LSMW
11 6 (0.29%) NUnit
11 6 (0.29%) WebLOAD
11 6 (0.29%) Calabash
11 6 (0.29%) Appium
General
1 657 (31.62%) Finance
2 139 (6.69%) Retail
3 116 (5.58%) Banking
4 89 (4.28%) Marketing
4 89 (4.28%) Telecoms
5 68 (3.27%) Manufacturing
6 50 (2.41%) Financial Institution
7 43 (2.07%) Legal
8 29 (1.40%) Retail Banking
9 25 (1.20%) General Ledger
10 22 (1.06%) Advertising
11 20 (0.96%) Law
12 18 (0.87%) Back Office
13 14 (0.67%) Billing
14 8 (0.38%) Publishing
14 8 (0.38%) Local Government
15 7 (0.34%) Investment Banking
16 5 (0.24%) Games
16 5 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
17 4 (0.19%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (7.56%) .NET
2 67 (3.22%) HTML
3 64 (3.08%) XML
4 57 (2.74%) ASP.NET
5 41 (1.97%) EDI
6 32 (1.54%) Web Services
7 30 (1.44%) CSS
8 24 (1.15%) WCF
9 21 (1.01%) .NET Framework
10 18 (0.87%) jQuery
11 15 (0.72%) XML Schema
11 15 (0.72%) EDIFACT
12 14 (0.67%) SOAP
13 11 (0.53%) Ajax
13 11 (0.53%) HTML5
14 10 (0.48%) JSON
15 9 (0.43%) AngularJS
16 8 (0.38%) XSL
17 7 (0.34%) COM
17 7 (0.34%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 420 (20.21%) Analytical Skills
2 109 (5.25%) Management Information System
3 37 (1.78%) Computer Science
4 36 (1.73%) Mobile App
5 32 (1.54%) Credit Risk
6 30 (1.44%) Data Centre
7 26 (1.25%) Mathematics
8 25 (1.20%) User Experience
9 20 (0.96%) Visualisation
10 19 (0.91%) FMCG
10 19 (0.91%) Blackberry
10 19 (0.91%) Mainframe
11 16 (0.77%) Statistics
12 15 (0.72%) TRADACOMS
13 14 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
14 13 (0.63%) PMI
14 13 (0.63%) NHS
15 12 (0.58%) Data Integration
16 10 (0.48%) iPhone
16 10 (0.48%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 286 (13.76%) Windows
2 67 (3.22%) Windows 7
3 48 (2.31%) Linux
4 45 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 43 (2.07%) UNIX
6 39 (1.88%) Android
7 36 (1.73%) Windows XP
8 30 (1.44%) Apple iOS
9 26 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
10 25 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
11 18 (0.87%) Windows 8
12 12 (0.58%) Mac OS
13 8 (0.38%) Windows Vista
13 8 (0.38%) AIX
14 6 (0.29%) Windows 2000 Server
15 5 (0.24%) Mac OS X
16 4 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 2 (0.096%) Solaris
17 2 (0.096%) Windows Phone
18 1 (0.048%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 344 (16.55%) Business Analysis
2 329 (15.83%) Agile Software Development
3 216 (10.39%) Project Management
4 206 (9.91%) ITIL
5 176 (8.47%) Stakeholder Management
6 175 (8.42%) Business Intelligence
7 161 (7.75%) Data Analysis
8 147 (7.07%) PRINCE2
9 124 (5.97%) SDLC
10 118 (5.68%) CRM
11 111 (5.34%) Analytics
12 108 (5.20%) UML
13 98 (4.72%) Test Scripting
14 97 (4.67%) User Acceptance Testing
14 97 (4.67%) Systems Analysis
14 97 (4.67%) ERP
15 82 (3.95%) Software Testing
16 81 (3.90%) E-Commerce
17 79 (3.80%) Scrum
18 70 (3.37%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 547 (26.32%) SQL
2 111 (5.34%) Java
3 100 (4.81%) C#
4 64 (3.08%) JavaScript
5 58 (2.79%) T-SQL
6 57 (2.74%) VBA
7 39 (1.88%) VB
8 32 (1.54%) VB.NET
9 20 (0.96%) PHP
10 13 (0.63%) ABAP
11 12 (0.58%) PL/SQL
11 12 (0.58%) C
12 10 (0.48%) C++
13 8 (0.38%) LINC
14 7 (0.34%) JCL
14 7 (0.34%) VBScript
15 6 (0.29%) COBOL
15 6 (0.29%) Python
15 6 (0.29%) Ruby
15 6 (0.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 265 (12.75%) Degree
2 192 (9.24%) ISEB
3 88 (4.23%) ISTQB
4 47 (2.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 38 (1.83%) Security Cleared
6 33 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
7 32 (1.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 28 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 25 (1.20%) CCNA
10 21 (1.01%) SC Cleared
11 20 (0.96%) MCITP
12 19 (0.91%) MCP
13 18 (0.87%) MCSE
14 17 (0.82%) MCSA
14 17 (0.82%) PMI Certification
14 17 (0.82%) MCDST
15 14 (0.67%) CCENT
16 12 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
17 11 (0.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 9 (0.43%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 187 (9.00%) QA
2 73 (3.51%) SLA
3 25 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 20 (0.96%) COBIT
5 14 (0.67%) ISO 9001
6 13 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 11 (0.53%) PCI DSS
8 6 (0.29%) FATCA
9 4 (0.19%) HL7
10 2 (0.096%) WCAG
10 2 (0.096%) WAI
10 2 (0.096%) Data Quality
System Software
1 138 (6.64%) Active Directory
2 29 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (0.96%) vSphere
4 18 (0.87%) Hyper-V
5 14 (0.67%) XenApp
6 9 (0.43%) Snort
7 8 (0.38%) ISA Server
7 8 (0.38%) XenDesktop
8 6 (0.29%) Terminal Server
9 5 (0.24%) Firmware
10 4 (0.19%) Terminal Services
11 3 (0.14%) VMware ESX
11 3 (0.14%) Cronacle
11 3 (0.14%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.096%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.096%) vCloud
12 2 (0.096%) BitLocker
12 2 (0.096%) Time Sharing Option
13 1 (0.048%) Docker
13 1 (0.048%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 36 (1.73%) HP Quality Center
2 25 (1.20%) SCCM
3 9 (0.43%) SCOM
4 7 (0.34%) AirWatch
5 6 (0.29%) OpenView
5 6 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 6 (0.29%) WSUS
6 5 (0.24%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (0.19%) NetBackup
7 4 (0.19%) Tivoli
8 3 (0.14%) Nagios
8 3 (0.14%) OVSD
9 2 (0.096%) SCVMM
9 2 (0.096%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 1 (0.048%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.048%) ServiceCenter
10 1 (0.048%) Foglight
10 1 (0.048%) MOM
10 1 (0.048%) Nessus
10 1 (0.048%) Puppet
Vendors
1 419 (20.16%) Microsoft
2 188 (9.05%) SAP
3 113 (5.44%) Oracle
4 73 (3.51%) Citrix
5 71 (3.42%) VMware
6 69 (3.32%) Cisco
7 51 (2.45%) HP
8 33 (1.59%) Sage
9 32 (1.54%) JD Edwards
10 31 (1.49%) IBM
11 22 (1.06%) Cognos
11 22 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
12 19 (0.91%) Epicor
12 19 (0.91%) Google
13 18 (0.87%) webMethods
14 16 (0.77%) NetApp
15 15 (0.72%) Red Hat
15 15 (0.72%) Capita
16 13 (0.63%) Lotus
16 13 (0.63%) JDA
Manchester, Lancashire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ninesharp
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + up to 20% Bonus, 10% Pension etc.
Posted: 6 hours ago
Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000 per annum + bonus/benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 hours ago
Sale, Cheshire
GE Capital
Salary: Unspecified £Competitive Salary & Great Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
AspireCom
Salary: £18-22k + 10% Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + pension, incentives
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + generous on call allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Great Training + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Great Training + £5k Benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
North West
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £27000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Churchill Frank
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago