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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 11 11 9
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 19 19 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 19.39% 12.93% 20.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.21% 13.77% 21.01%
Number of salaries quoted 18 8 28
Average salary £33,250 £30,000 £30,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.83% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £22,700 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £37,800 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
94 138 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 95.92% 93.88% 99.28%
Number of salaries quoted 78 102 123
Average salary £40,000 £30,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.08% -12.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,175 £27,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £58,000 £44,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 3 September 2015.

Analyst Salary Histogram in Preston

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 24 (54.55%) Finance
2 19 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (40.91%) QA
4 17 (38.64%) Selenium
5 16 (36.36%) WebDriver
5 16 (36.36%) Java
6 15 (34.09%) QMS
7 14 (31.82%) Automation Testing
8 11 (25.00%) Degree
9 9 (20.45%) Logistics
9 9 (20.45%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (20.45%) Manufacturing
10 8 (18.18%) JDA
11 7 (15.91%) Six Sigma
11 7 (15.91%) SQL
12 6 (13.64%) Oracle
12 6 (13.64%) Root Cause Analysis
13 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
13 5 (11.36%) ISEB
14 4 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
14 4 (9.09%) Agresso
14 4 (9.09%) PL/SQL
14 4 (9.09%) ERP
14 4 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
14 4 (9.09%) Computer Science
15 3 (6.82%) HP Quality Center
15 3 (6.82%) WAN
15 3 (6.82%) ITIL
15 3 (6.82%) Bugzilla
15 3 (6.82%) VMware

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (2.27%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Office
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Agresso
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) WAN
2 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.55%) Firewall
2 2 (4.55%) LAN
3 1 (2.27%) PBX
3 1 (2.27%) VoIP
3 1 (2.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.27%) MS Access
3 1 (2.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (38.64%) Selenium
2 16 (36.36%) WebDriver
3 3 (6.82%) Bugzilla
4 2 (4.55%) JIRA
4 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.27%) WinRunner
5 1 (2.27%) TestDirector
5 1 (2.27%) HP UFT
5 1 (2.27%) LoadRunner
5 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 24 (54.55%) Finance
2 9 (20.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.27%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.27%) UNIX
1 1 (2.27%) Windows
1 1 (2.27%) AIX
1 1 (2.27%) Solaris
1 1 (2.27%) Linux
1 1 (2.27%) Windows XP
1 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (2.27%) Windows Vista
1 1 (2.27%) Android
1 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (34.09%) QMS
3 14 (31.82%) Automation Testing
4 9 (20.45%) Logistics
5 7 (15.91%) Six Sigma
6 6 (13.64%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (9.09%) ERP
7 4 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
8 3 (6.82%) ITIL
9 2 (4.55%) CRM
9 2 (4.55%) Configuration Management
9 2 (4.55%) Project Management
9 2 (4.55%) Change Management
9 2 (4.55%) Asset Management
9 2 (4.55%) Change Control
9 2 (4.55%) Functional Testing
9 2 (4.55%) Line Management
9 2 (4.55%) Test Automation
9 2 (4.55%) Waterfall
9 2 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (36.36%) Java
2 7 (15.91%) SQL
3 4 (9.09%) PL/SQL
4 2 (4.55%) VBA
5 1 (2.27%) Python
5 1 (2.27%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (25.00%) Degree
2 5 (11.36%) ISEB
3 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.55%) HND
3 2 (4.55%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.27%) MCP
4 1 (2.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.27%) MCSE
4 1 (2.27%) CCNP
4 1 (2.27%) CCNA
4 1 (2.27%) A+ Certification
4 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (40.91%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (4.55%) Hyper-V
1 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.27%) Terminal Services
2 1 (2.27%) XenApp
2 1 (2.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (18.18%) JDA
2 6 (13.64%) Oracle
3 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.82%) VMware
5 2 (4.55%) Capita
5 2 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (4.55%) HP
5 2 (4.55%) SAP
5 2 (4.55%) Cisco
6 1 (2.27%) IBM
6 1 (2.27%) Nortel
6 1 (2.27%) Citrix
6 1 (2.27%) Avaya
6 1 (2.27%) Google
6 1 (2.27%) Apple