The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Preston region that had Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 21 12 10
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 9 23 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 9.68% 17.83% 12.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.78% 18.25% 12.96%
Number of salaries quoted 8 23 12
Median salary £28,750 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,450 £26,200 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £47,500 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
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
92 126 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 98.92% 97.67% 97.30%
Number of salaries quoted 79 86 91
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,250 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

The demand trend of job ads across the Preston region that featured Analyst in the job title.

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 31 May 2016.

Analyst Salary Histogram in Preston

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 31 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 Preston region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 20 (58.82%) SQL
2 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (35.29%) Degree
3 12 (35.29%) Test Scripting
4 10 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (23.53%) Java
5 8 (23.53%) Windows
5 8 (23.53%) Defect Management
5 8 (23.53%) Process Improvement
5 8 (23.53%) QA
6 7 (20.59%) Functional Testing
6 7 (20.59%) Finance
6 7 (20.59%) Windows Server
7 6 (17.65%) Workflow
7 6 (17.65%) Regression Testing
7 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
7 6 (17.65%) QA Automation
7 6 (17.65%) Computer Science
7 6 (17.65%) JIRA
7 6 (17.65%) Automated Testing
7 6 (17.65%) Selenium
8 5 (14.71%) Software Testing
8 5 (14.71%) ISTQB
8 5 (14.71%) SharePoint
8 5 (14.71%) ISEB
8 5 (14.71%) ITIL
9 4 (11.76%) TDD
9 4 (11.76%) Service Management
9 4 (11.76%) Service Delivery

Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Preston 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 5 (14.71%) SharePoint
2 4 (11.76%) Skype for Business
3 3 (8.82%) IIS
3 3 (8.82%) Tomcat
3 3 (8.82%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
2 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) LAN
1 1 (2.94%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) Relational Database
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.94%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (17.65%) JIRA
1 6 (17.65%) Selenium
2 4 (11.76%) Cucumber
2 4 (11.76%) Gerrit
2 4 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 4 (11.76%) Jenkins
2 4 (11.76%) JMeter
2 4 (11.76%) Mercurial
2 4 (11.76%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.94%) HP UFT
3 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (20.59%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) XML
2 1 (2.94%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (17.65%) Computer Science
3 4 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (11.76%) Mathematics
3 4 (11.76%) Physics
4 1 (2.94%) BYOD
4 1 (2.94%) FMCG
4 1 (2.94%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) Windows
2 7 (20.59%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (35.29%) Test Scripting
3 10 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (23.53%) Defect Management
4 8 (23.53%) Process Improvement
5 7 (20.59%) Functional Testing
6 6 (17.65%) Automated Testing
6 6 (17.65%) QA Automation
6 6 (17.65%) Regression Testing
6 6 (17.65%) Workflow
7 5 (14.71%) ITIL
7 5 (14.71%) Software Testing
8 4 (11.76%) API Testing
8 4 (11.76%) BDD
8 4 (11.76%) BPR
8 4 (11.76%) Lean Six Sigma
8 4 (11.76%) OWASP
8 4 (11.76%) Six Sigma
8 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (11.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 20 (58.82%) SQL
2 8 (23.53%) Java
3 4 (11.76%) Ruby
4 3 (8.82%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.94%) C#
5 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.94%) VB
5 1 (2.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (35.29%) Degree
2 5 (14.71%) ISEB
2 5 (14.71%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.88%) HND
4 1 (2.94%) CISA
4 1 (2.94%) CISM
4 1 (2.94%) CISSP
4 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (23.53%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.94%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) Hyper-V
1 4 (11.76%) Terminal Services
2 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.76%) Remedy
3 3 (8.82%) HP
4 2 (5.88%) Telerik
5 1 (2.94%) Avaya
5 1 (2.94%) Citrix
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