The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Watford region that had Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Analyst
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 4 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 119 129 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 23.29% 22.51% 25.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.79% 23.20% 26.20%
Number of salaries quoted 89 120 111
Median salary £35,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,081 £34,900 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%

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
480 556 500
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 93.93% 97.03% 98.04%
Number of salaries quoted 392 494 372
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £32,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £60,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

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 21 February 2017.

Analyst Salary Histogram in Watford

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 Watford region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 116 (46.96%) Finance
2 114 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (28.74%) Java
3 71 (28.74%) SQL
4 61 (24.70%) Unix
5 54 (21.86%) Linux
6 53 (21.46%) MS Office
7 52 (21.05%) Microsoft
7 52 (21.05%) Scrum
7 52 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
8 46 (18.62%) MS Excel
9 44 (17.81%) Oracle
10 36 (14.57%) Selenium
11 34 (13.77%) Windows
12 32 (12.96%) Shell Script
13 31 (12.55%) HP UFT
13 31 (12.55%) Python
14 29 (11.74%) QA
15 28 (11.34%) C#
16 27 (10.93%) Functional Testing
17 26 (10.53%) SDLC
18 25 (10.12%) Automation Testing
18 25 (10.12%) Active Directory
19 24 (9.72%) Waterfall
20 23 (9.31%) Windows 7
20 23 (9.31%) ITIL
21 21 (8.50%) Perl
21 21 (8.50%) JIRA
21 21 (8.50%) TDD
21 21 (8.50%) Retail

Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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 19 (7.69%) WebLogic
2 12 (4.86%) SharePoint
3 11 (4.45%) Confluence
4 9 (3.64%) Tomcat
4 9 (3.64%) WebSphere
5 8 (3.24%) JBoss
6 5 (2.02%) MS Project Server
7 4 (1.62%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.81%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.40%) IIS
9 1 (0.40%) SAS
9 1 (0.40%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 53 (21.46%) MS Office
2 46 (18.62%) MS Excel
3 12 (4.86%) MS Project
4 9 (3.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (3.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (4.86%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (4.45%) Magento
3 9 (3.64%) Oracle Retail
4 5 (2.02%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.40%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.67%) Office 365
2 2 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.81%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.45%) FTP
2 8 (3.24%) DHCP
2 8 (3.24%) DNS
2 8 (3.24%) Remote Desktop
2 8 (3.24%) TCP/IP
2 8 (3.24%) VPN
3 5 (2.02%) Firewall
3 5 (2.02%) LAN
3 5 (2.02%) Wireless
4 4 (1.62%) Internet
5 3 (1.21%) PBX
6 2 (0.81%) Skype
7 1 (0.40%) AMQP
7 1 (0.40%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.40%) VoIP
7 1 (0.40%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.45%) MySQL
2 10 (4.05%) SQL Server
3 8 (3.24%) RDBMS
3 8 (3.24%) Relational Database
4 7 (2.83%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.62%) Cognos Report Studio
6 2 (0.81%) Power BI
7 1 (0.40%) DB2
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 36 (14.57%) Selenium
2 31 (12.55%) HP UFT
3 21 (8.50%) JIRA
4 19 (7.69%) Cucumber
5 17 (6.88%) WebDriver
6 13 (5.26%) LoadRunner
7 12 (4.86%) JUnit
8 10 (4.05%) Git (software)
8 10 (4.05%) Maven
9 9 (3.64%) SoapUI
10 4 (1.62%) ClearQuest
11 2 (0.81%) JBehave
12 1 (0.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (0.40%) Bitbucket
12 1 (0.40%) FishEye
12 1 (0.40%) Gradle
12 1 (0.40%) Jenkins
12 1 (0.40%) SonarQube
12 1 (0.40%) Sonatype Nexus
12 1 (0.40%) Zephyr
General
1 116 (46.96%) Finance
2 21 (8.50%) Retail
3 10 (4.05%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.02%) Marketing
5 4 (1.62%) Banking
5 4 (1.62%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (6.88%) Hibernate
1 17 (6.88%) Spring
2 12 (4.86%) REST
2 12 (4.86%) SOAP
2 12 (4.86%) Web Services
2 12 (4.86%) XML
3 11 (4.45%) JDBC
4 9 (3.64%) Gherkin
4 9 (3.64%) HTML
4 9 (3.64%) RESTful
5 8 (3.24%) Ajax
5 8 (3.24%) GWT
5 8 (3.24%) Java EE
6 5 (2.02%) AngularJS
6 5 (2.02%) CSS
6 5 (2.02%) CSS3
6 5 (2.02%) Ember.js
6 5 (2.02%) HTML5
6 5 (2.02%) JSON
7 4 (1.62%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 52 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.64%) Handset
3 8 (3.24%) Data Centre
4 7 (2.83%) FMCG
4 7 (2.83%) PKI
5 6 (2.43%) Fintech
6 5 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.62%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.21%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.21%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.81%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.81%) NHS
9 2 (0.81%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.40%) AS400
10 1 (0.40%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.40%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.40%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 61 (24.70%) Unix
2 54 (21.86%) Linux
3 34 (13.77%) Windows
4 23 (9.31%) Windows 7
5 13 (5.26%) Windows Server
6 11 (4.45%) Solaris
7 9 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (3.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.62%) Windows 10
10 3 (1.21%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.81%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.81%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.40%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (21.05%) Scrum
3 27 (10.93%) Functional Testing
4 26 (10.53%) SDLC
5 25 (10.12%) Automation Testing
6 24 (9.72%) Waterfall
7 23 (9.31%) ITIL
8 21 (8.50%) Mentoring
8 21 (8.50%) TDD
9 20 (8.10%) Business Analysis
9 20 (8.10%) User Stories
10 18 (7.29%) Regression Testing
10 18 (7.29%) Test Scripting
11 17 (6.88%) Stakeholder Management
11 17 (6.88%) Test Automation
12 15 (6.07%) Automated Testing
12 15 (6.07%) Non-Functional Testing
13 14 (5.67%) BDD
13 14 (5.67%) Project Planning
14 13 (5.26%) UML
Programming Languages
1 71 (28.74%) Java
1 71 (28.74%) SQL
2 32 (12.96%) Shell Script
3 31 (12.55%) Python
4 28 (11.34%) C#
5 21 (8.50%) Perl
6 14 (5.67%) Bash Shell
7 11 (4.45%) PHP
8 9 (3.64%) JavaScript
9 7 (2.83%) AWK
9 7 (2.83%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.21%) Ruby
11 1 (0.40%) C
11 1 (0.40%) RPG
11 1 (0.40%) RPG IV
11 1 (0.40%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (4.05%) Degree
2 7 (2.83%) CEH
2 7 (2.83%) SSCP
3 6 (2.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (2.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.40%) MCP
6 1 (0.40%) MCSA
6 1 (0.40%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (11.74%) QA
2 7 (2.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.21%) SLA
4 1 (0.40%) SDET
System Software
1 25 (10.12%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.24%) Terminal Services
2 8 (3.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (3.24%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.81%) vSphere
4 1 (0.40%) Docker
4 1 (0.40%) Samba
Systems Management
1 3 (1.21%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 52 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 44 (17.81%) Oracle
3 18 (7.29%) HP
3 18 (7.29%) Planview
4 12 (4.86%) Atlassian
5 9 (3.64%) VMware
6 8 (3.24%) Cognos
7 6 (2.43%) Google
8 5 (2.02%) CheckPoint
9 4 (1.62%) IBM
9 4 (1.62%) Retek
10 2 (0.81%) hybris
11 1 (0.40%) Citrix
11 1 (0.40%) MuleSoft
11 1 (0.40%) Sage
11 1 (0.40%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.40%) Sonatype
11 1 (0.40%) Sybase
11 1 (0.40%) TIBCO
11 1 (0.40%) WSO2
Watford, Hertfordshire
Rullion
Posted: 5 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Rushworths
Salary: Competitive base + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £54000 - £55000 per annum + Attractive Bonuses
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Including Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonuses + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago