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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 8 15 10
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 14 20 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 17.07% 13.89% 17.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.07% 14.29% 18.42%
Number of salaries quoted 14 19 13
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £24,700 £21,700
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £55,000 £36,900
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
82 140 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 100.00% 97.22% 92.68%
Number of salaries quoted 72 129 71
Average salary £32,000 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £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
Salary Histogram in Preston

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Analyst across the Preston region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

Analyst Salary Histogram in Preston

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 14 (48.28%) Finance
2 10 (34.48%) SQL
3 8 (27.59%) QA
3 8 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (17.24%) ERP
5 5 (17.24%) WebDriver
5 5 (17.24%) Selenium
5 5 (17.24%) QMS
6 4 (13.79%) Test Scripting
6 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
7 3 (10.34%) Data Analysis
7 3 (10.34%) Windows
7 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
7 3 (10.34%) .NET
7 3 (10.34%) C#
7 3 (10.34%) Java
7 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio
7 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
7 3 (10.34%) XML
7 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
7 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
7 3 (10.34%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (10.34%) PL/SQL
7 3 (10.34%) Business Analysis
7 3 (10.34%) Functional Testing
8 2 (6.90%) Business Process Mapping
8 2 (6.90%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
8 2 (6.90%) Analytics

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.45%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.34%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (6.90%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) SAN
1 1 (3.45%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Selenium
1 5 (17.24%) WebDriver
2 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio
3 2 (6.90%) Bugzilla
3 2 (6.90%) JIRA
4 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.45%) Calabash
4 1 (3.45%) Appium
General
1 14 (48.28%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Advertising
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) .NET
1 3 (10.34%) XML
2 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET
2 2 (6.90%) CSS
2 2 (6.90%) SOAP
2 2 (6.90%) Web Services
2 2 (6.90%) Ajax
2 2 (6.90%) WCF
3 1 (3.45%) HTML
3 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.45%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (3.45%) FIXML
3 1 (3.45%) FpML
3 1 (3.45%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) Data Integration
2 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.45%) iPhone
3 1 (3.45%) SWIFT
3 1 (3.45%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (3.45%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) Derivative
3 1 (3.45%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
2 1 (3.45%) Android
2 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (17.24%) ERP
2 5 (17.24%) QMS
3 4 (13.79%) Test Scripting
4 3 (10.34%) Business Analysis
4 3 (10.34%) Data Analysis
4 3 (10.34%) Functional Testing
5 2 (6.90%) Analytics
5 2 (6.90%) Business Process Mapping
5 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (6.90%) UML
5 2 (6.90%) Use Case
6 1 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.45%) Web Testing
6 1 (3.45%) Test Management
6 1 (3.45%) Software Testing
6 1 (3.45%) Web Development
6 1 (3.45%) Manual Testing
6 1 (3.45%) CRM
6 1 (3.45%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) SQL
2 3 (10.34%) C#
2 3 (10.34%) Java
2 3 (10.34%) PL/SQL
3 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.45%) VB
4 1 (3.45%) VBA
4 1 (3.45%) Python
4 1 (3.45%) VB6
4 1 (3.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
1 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) ISEB
2 2 (6.90%) Degree
3 1 (3.45%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (27.59%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) HP
3 1 (3.45%) VMware
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) Business Objects
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco
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