The table below looks at the statistics for the Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Preston 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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 9 12 14
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 16 22 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 17.02% 16.06% 12.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.20% 16.92% 13.40%
Number of salaries quoted 16 21 12
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £55,000 £42,100
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Analyst
Lancashire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Preston 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
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
93 130 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 98.94% 94.89% 93.27%
Number of salaries quoted 66 114 95
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,250 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Analyst in the job title across the Preston region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

Analyst
Salary Trend in Preston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Analyst across the Preston region.

Analyst Salary Trend in Preston

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Preston 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 20 (76.92%) Finance
2 15 (57.69%) QA
3 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (38.46%) Selenium
4 10 (38.46%) QMS
4 10 (38.46%) WebDriver
5 8 (30.77%) Java
6 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (23.08%) Test Scripting
8 4 (15.38%) SQL
8 4 (15.38%) Visual Studio
8 4 (15.38%) ISEB
8 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
8 4 (15.38%) Functional Testing
9 3 (11.54%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
9 3 (11.54%) HP
9 3 (11.54%) XML
9 3 (11.54%) Use Case
9 3 (11.54%) JIRA
9 3 (11.54%) Business Analysis
9 3 (11.54%) Bugzilla
10 2 (7.69%) Ajax
10 2 (7.69%) WCF
10 2 (7.69%) Manual Testing
10 2 (7.69%) Windows
10 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
10 2 (7.69%) CSS
10 2 (7.69%) SOAP
10 2 (7.69%) Web Services

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Preston 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.

Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.69%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (38.46%) Selenium
1 10 (38.46%) WebDriver
2 4 (15.38%) Visual Studio
3 3 (11.54%) Bugzilla
3 3 (11.54%) JIRA
4 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.85%) Calabash
4 1 (3.85%) Appium
General
1 20 (76.92%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) XML
2 2 (7.69%) Ajax
2 2 (7.69%) .NET
2 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
2 2 (7.69%) CSS
2 2 (7.69%) SOAP
2 2 (7.69%) Web Services
2 2 (7.69%) WCF
3 1 (3.85%) HTML
3 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.85%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (3.85%) FIXML
3 1 (3.85%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.85%) Derivative
3 1 (3.85%) iPhone
3 1 (3.85%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Android
2 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (38.46%) QMS
3 6 (23.08%) Test Scripting
4 4 (15.38%) Functional Testing
5 3 (11.54%) Business Analysis
5 3 (11.54%) Use Case
6 2 (7.69%) Manual Testing
6 2 (7.69%) UML
6 2 (7.69%) Automation Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.85%) Data Mapping
7 1 (3.85%) ERP
7 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.85%) Data Analysis
7 1 (3.85%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) Java
2 4 (15.38%) SQL
3 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.69%) C#
4 1 (3.85%) VB
4 1 (3.85%) Python
4 1 (3.85%) VB6
4 1 (3.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) ISEB
2 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (57.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
1 3 (11.54%) HP
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle
Preston, Lancashire
Capita
Salary: Pension
Posted: 19 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £33000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston
Interquest - Sand Resources
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Simplified Recruitment
Salary: C.£30,000 - C.£35,000 PA + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Preston
Simplified Recruitment
Salary: c£21,000 - c£25,000 PA + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago