The table below looks at the statistics for the Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Watford 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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 3 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 129 111 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 24.86% 27.27% 24.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 26.17% 27.75% 26.12%
Number of salaries quoted 106 80 75
Average salary £42,500 £36,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.24% +3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £19,950 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Analyst
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Watford 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
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
493 400 467
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 94.99% 98.28% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 360 304 358
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Analyst
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Analyst Salary Trend in Watford

Analyst
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Analyst across the Watford region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Analyst Salary Histogram in Watford

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Watford 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.

1 106 (36.55%) Finance
2 103 (35.52%) Retail
3 76 (26.21%) SQL
4 73 (25.17%) Microsoft
5 67 (23.10%) Windows
6 66 (22.76%) Oracle
7 64 (22.07%) Banking
8 58 (20.00%) MS Office
9 57 (19.66%) Linux
10 54 (18.62%) ITIL
11 52 (17.93%) Analytical Skills
12 51 (17.59%) UNIX
13 48 (16.55%) Degree
14 46 (15.86%) Java
15 40 (13.79%) Active Directory
16 39 (13.45%) E-Commerce
17 36 (12.41%) UML
18 35 (12.07%) MS Excel
19 34 (11.72%) Tomcat
19 34 (11.72%) GAP Analysis
19 34 (11.72%) Change Management
19 34 (11.72%) Business Analysis
20 31 (10.69%) J2EE
20 31 (10.69%) Project Management
21 30 (10.34%) Shell Script
22 29 (10.00%) IBM
23 28 (9.66%) Test Scripting
24 26 (8.97%) FTP
24 26 (8.97%) Retail Banking
24 26 (8.97%) Bash Shell

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Watford 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 34 (11.72%) Tomcat
2 25 (8.62%) WebSphere
3 22 (7.59%) IIS
4 21 (7.24%) WebSphere Application Server
5 18 (6.21%) MQSeries
5 18 (6.21%) IBM HTTP Server
6 16 (5.52%) MS Exchange
6 16 (5.52%) Apache
7 12 (4.14%) SharePoint
8 10 (3.45%) JBoss
9 8 (2.76%) Oracle Application Server
10 5 (1.72%) Lync
11 3 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (1.03%) WorkSite
11 3 (1.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (1.03%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.69%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.69%) Tuxedo
13 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 58 (20.00%) MS Office
2 35 (12.07%) MS Excel
3 11 (3.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (2.41%) MS Project
5 2 (0.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (5.86%) FLEXCUBE
1 17 (5.86%) Finacle
1 17 (5.86%) Temenos T24
2 10 (3.45%) RiskWrite
3 9 (3.10%) Agresso
4 8 (2.76%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (2.76%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 6 (2.07%) Oracle Assets
5 6 (2.07%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 6 (2.07%) Oracle iProcurement
5 6 (2.07%) Oracle General Ledger
5 6 (2.07%) Oracle Payables
6 4 (1.38%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (1.38%) Google Analytics
7 3 (1.03%) CA Clarity
7 3 (1.03%) Maximo
8 2 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.69%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.69%) Oracle Cash Management
9 1 (0.34%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.03%) SaaS
1 3 (1.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (8.97%) FTP
2 21 (7.24%) Firewall
3 18 (6.21%) HTTP
4 17 (5.86%) LAN
5 16 (5.52%) WAN
6 14 (4.83%) VPN
7 8 (2.76%) DNS
7 8 (2.76%) DHCP
8 7 (2.41%) Internet
8 7 (2.41%) MPLS
8 7 (2.41%) SAN
9 5 (1.72%) TCP/IP
10 4 (1.38%) Wireless
10 4 (1.38%) DSL
10 4 (1.38%) SMS
10 4 (1.38%) VoIP
10 4 (1.38%) Network Security
11 3 (1.03%) VPLS
11 3 (1.03%) OSPF
11 3 (1.03%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (8.62%) Relational Database
2 24 (8.28%) SQL Server
3 18 (6.21%) DB2
3 18 (6.21%) RDBMS
4 10 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (2.41%) QlikView
6 5 (1.72%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.03%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.69%) MySQL
8 2 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.34%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (3.79%) Oracle APEX
2 8 (2.76%) Rational Rose
3 7 (2.41%) JIRA
4 3 (1.03%) Selenium
5 2 (0.69%) Toad
6 1 (0.34%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio
General
1 106 (36.55%) Finance
2 103 (35.52%) Retail
3 64 (22.07%) Banking
4 26 (8.97%) Retail Banking
5 14 (4.83%) Manufacturing
6 10 (3.45%) Law
7 7 (2.41%) Legal
8 3 (1.03%) Marketing
8 3 (1.03%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.34%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.34%) Electronics
9 1 (0.34%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (10.69%) J2EE
2 20 (6.90%) Middleware
3 19 (6.55%) HTML
4 18 (6.21%) JDBC
5 12 (4.14%) CSS
6 4 (1.38%) Web Services
7 2 (0.69%) XML
7 2 (0.69%) .NET
7 2 (0.69%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 52 (17.93%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.48%) Mobile App
3 10 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (3.10%) Clustering
4 9 (3.10%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.76%) EPoS
6 6 (2.07%) Mathematics
7 5 (1.72%) Handset
8 4 (1.38%) APACS
8 4 (1.38%) IVR
8 4 (1.38%) Cryptography
8 4 (1.38%) SWIFT
8 4 (1.38%) User Experience
9 3 (1.03%) Fat Client
9 3 (1.03%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.03%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.34%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.34%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.34%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 67 (23.10%) Windows
2 57 (19.66%) Linux
3 51 (17.59%) UNIX
4 20 (6.90%) Solaris
5 18 (6.21%) AIX
6 14 (4.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (4.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (4.48%) Windows 7
8 9 (3.10%) Windows XP
9 8 (2.76%) Mac OS X
9 8 (2.76%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (2.76%) Apple iOS
9 8 (2.76%) Android
10 6 (2.07%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (1.72%) Mac OS
11 5 (1.72%) Windows Vista
11 5 (1.72%) VMS
12 1 (0.34%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.34%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (18.62%) ITIL
2 39 (13.45%) E-Commerce
3 36 (12.41%) UML
4 34 (11.72%) GAP Analysis
4 34 (11.72%) Change Management
4 34 (11.72%) Business Analysis
5 31 (10.69%) Project Management
6 28 (9.66%) Test Scripting
7 25 (8.62%) Problem Management
7 25 (8.62%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (7.93%) PRINCE2
9 19 (6.55%) Project Planning
10 18 (6.21%) Requirements Analysis
11 17 (5.86%) Business Intelligence
12 16 (5.52%) Use Case
12 16 (5.52%) Waterfall
12 16 (5.52%) Quality Management
13 15 (5.17%) Systems Analysis
13 15 (5.17%) User Acceptance Testing
14 12 (4.14%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 76 (26.21%) SQL
2 46 (15.86%) Java
3 30 (10.34%) Shell Script
4 26 (8.97%) Bash Shell
5 21 (7.24%) Perl
6 16 (5.52%) JavaScript
7 15 (5.17%) C
8 14 (4.83%) PL/SQL
9 13 (4.48%) C++
10 11 (3.79%) T-SQL
11 10 (3.45%) C#
12 2 (0.69%) AWK
12 2 (0.69%) Korn
12 2 (0.69%) VBScript
12 2 (0.69%) VBA
12 2 (0.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 48 (16.55%) Degree
2 16 (5.52%) ISEB
3 4 (1.38%) MCDST
3 4 (1.38%) CCNP
3 4 (1.38%) CCA
3 4 (1.38%) CISSP
3 4 (1.38%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.38%) MCSE
3 4 (1.38%) MCP
4 3 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.34%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.34%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.34%) CCIE
6 1 (0.34%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.79%) ISO 9001
2 10 (3.45%) QA
3 4 (1.38%) ISO 8583
3 4 (1.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (1.38%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.03%) SLA
5 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 40 (13.79%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.07%) Samba
3 6 (2.07%) Terminal Server
4 5 (1.72%) Terminal Services
4 5 (1.72%) VMware Workstation
5 4 (1.38%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.03%) NLBS
6 3 (1.03%) Xen
7 2 (0.69%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.34%) XenApp
8 1 (0.34%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.34%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (2.41%) SCCM
2 3 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.03%) WSUS
3 2 (0.69%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 73 (25.17%) Microsoft
2 66 (22.76%) Oracle
3 29 (10.00%) IBM
4 19 (6.55%) Cisco
5 17 (5.86%) Citrix
6 16 (5.52%) VMware
7 14 (4.83%) Cognos
8 12 (4.14%) Business Objects
8 12 (4.14%) CheckPoint
9 9 (3.10%) Red Hat
10 8 (2.76%) EnterpriseDB
10 8 (2.76%) MobileIron
10 8 (2.76%) LANDesk
11 6 (2.07%) SAP
12 4 (1.38%) Google
12 4 (1.38%) Coremetrics
12 4 (1.38%) Adobe
12 4 (1.38%) HP
12 4 (1.38%) Tableau
12 4 (1.38%) Tealeaf
Watford, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
camelot
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Harnham
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
TJX
Salary: Unspecified £Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
camelot
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
BrightHouse
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Watford
Required IT
Salary: £37000 per year
Posted: 22 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
GE Capital
Salary: Unspecified £Competitive Salary & Great benefits
Posted: 23 days ago