The table below looks at the statistics for the Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Taunton 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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 23 7 3
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -4
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 4 9 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 4.88% 18.75% 32.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.88% 18.75% 33.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 20
Average salary £31,250 £28,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.60% -34.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,800 £36,263
10% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £42,400 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.36% +4.28%
Analyst
Somerset

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Taunton 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
Taunton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
82 48 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Taunton 100.00% 100.00% 97.47%
Number of salaries quoted 79 26 65
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £23,000 £25,976
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

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

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

Analyst
Salary Trend in Taunton

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

Analyst Salary Trend in Taunton

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Taunton 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 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (30.00%) Load Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) Scrum
3 3 (30.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (20.00%) .NET
4 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) NUnit
4 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Time Management
4 2 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (10.00%) ISMS
5 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (10.00%) SDLC
5 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Information Security Management

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Taunton 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 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (20.00%) NUnit
2 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (10.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (10.00%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (30.00%) Data Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) Load Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Time Management
4 2 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
4 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (10.00%) ISMS
5 1 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (10.00%) SDLC
5 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C#
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
1 2 (20.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) COBIT
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
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