The table below looks at the statistics for the Problem Analyst role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Problem Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Problem Analyst
Rank 865 847 854
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Problem Analyst 39 24 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.022% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.023% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 26 22 42
Average salary £25,500 £27,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.27% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,062 £30,750 £35,450
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £27,500 £28,750
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -4.34%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110590 102435 111475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.25% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 89418 84946 95316
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Problem Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Problem Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Problem Analyst
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Problem Analyst within the UK.

Problem Analyst Salary Trend in the UK

Problem Analyst
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Problem Analyst over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 within the UK.

Problem Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Problem Analyst
Top 22 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Problem Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England 0 39 £25,500 -7.27% 7
Yorkshire -31 16 £29,000 +3.57% 1
London +2 8 £45,468 -13.39% 4
South East -24 7 - -
City of London -1 6 £52,500 - 1
North West -17 5 £23,500 -11.32% 2
Leeds -27 5 £22,000 -21.42%
West Yorkshire -36 5 £22,000 -21.42%
Manchester - 5 £23,500 - 1
North Yorkshire -13 3 £29,000 +5.45%
Bury - 3 £22,500 -
Sheffield - 2 £23,750 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £23,750 -
East of England - 2 £22,500 -
Suffolk - 1 £22,500 -
Luton - 1 £22,500 -
East Midlands - 1 £25,500 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £22,500 -
Derbyshire - 1 £25,500 -
Chesterfield - 1 £25,500 -
Bedford - 1 £22,500 -
Bury St Edmunds - 1 £22,500 -

Problem Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Problem 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 Problem Analyst in their job title.

1 40 (70.18%) ITIL
2 34 (59.65%) Problem Management
3 23 (40.35%) Service Management
4 18 (31.58%) Retail
5 12 (21.05%) MS Office
5 12 (21.05%) FMCG
6 11 (19.30%) Incident Management
7 10 (17.54%) Finance
7 10 (17.54%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (14.04%) MS Excel
9 7 (12.28%) EPoS
9 7 (12.28%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (10.53%) Microsoft
11 5 (8.77%) SLA
11 5 (8.77%) Service Delivery
11 5 (8.77%) Security Cleared
12 4 (7.02%) ITIL V3
12 4 (7.02%) Banking
12 4 (7.02%) Change Management
12 4 (7.02%) ITSM
12 4 (7.02%) SQL
13 3 (5.26%) ERP
13 3 (5.26%) Project Management
14 2 (3.51%) Asset Management
14 2 (3.51%) Statistics
14 2 (3.51%) MS PowerPoint
14 2 (3.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 2 (3.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 2 (3.51%) Trend Analysis
14 2 (3.51%) Management Information System

Problem Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Problem 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 Problem Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (21.05%) MS Office
2 8 (14.04%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.51%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Remedy ITSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.75%) Data Mining
General
1 18 (31.58%) Retail
2 10 (17.54%) Finance
3 4 (7.02%) Banking
4 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.75%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.05%) FMCG
2 7 (12.28%) EPoS
3 2 (3.51%) Statistics
3 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.75%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.51%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (70.18%) ITIL
2 34 (59.65%) Problem Management
3 23 (40.35%) Service Management
4 11 (19.30%) Incident Management
5 7 (12.28%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (8.77%) Service Delivery
7 4 (7.02%) ITIL V3
7 4 (7.02%) Change Management
7 4 (7.02%) ITSM
8 3 (5.26%) ERP
8 3 (5.26%) Project Management
9 2 (3.51%) Asset Management
9 2 (3.51%) Trend Analysis
10 1 (1.75%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (1.75%) Workflow
10 1 (1.75%) Programme Management
10 1 (1.75%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (1.75%) Analytics
10 1 (1.75%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.02%) SQL
2 2 (3.51%) Java
3 1 (1.75%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (17.54%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (8.77%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (3.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (3.51%) ISEB
4 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.77%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.75%) HP
2 1 (1.75%) Remedy
Barking, Essex
Agilisys Professional Services Ltd
Salary: competitive + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Queen Mary University of London
Salary: £35,319 - £41,553
Posted: 3 days ago
East Riding of Yorkshire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago