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 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Analyst
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 3 2 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 131 108 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 25.44% 20.49% 23.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 26.95% 20.97% 24.75%
Number of salaries quoted 101 100 101
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £34,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%

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
486 515 509
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 94.37% 97.72% 96.22%
Number of salaries quoted 402 456 364
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £33,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 January 2017.

Analyst Salary Histogram in Watford

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 21 January 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.

1 120 (51.28%) Finance
2 99 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (29.06%) SQL
4 63 (26.92%) Java
5 51 (21.79%) Unix
6 50 (21.37%) Analytical Skills
7 45 (19.23%) MS Office
8 44 (18.80%) Linux
8 44 (18.80%) Microsoft
9 40 (17.09%) MS Excel
9 40 (17.09%) Oracle
10 39 (16.67%) Scrum
11 31 (13.25%) Python
12 30 (12.82%) Windows
13 29 (12.39%) Selenium
14 28 (11.97%) Shell Script
15 27 (11.54%) SDLC
16 26 (11.11%) HP UFT
17 25 (10.68%) QA
18 24 (10.26%) Functional Testing
19 23 (9.83%) HP
19 23 (9.83%) Business Analysis
20 22 (9.40%) WebLogic
20 22 (9.40%) Waterfall
20 22 (9.40%) Mentoring
21 21 (8.97%) Automation Testing
21 21 (8.97%) Retail
22 19 (8.12%) C#
22 19 (8.12%) Perl
23 18 (7.69%) Planview

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 22 (9.40%) WebLogic
2 14 (5.98%) SharePoint
3 9 (3.85%) WebSphere
4 8 (3.42%) JBoss
5 7 (2.99%) Confluence
6 6 (2.56%) MS Project Server
7 5 (2.14%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.85%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.85%) SugarCRM
9 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.43%) IIS
9 1 (0.43%) SAS
Applications
1 45 (19.23%) MS Office
2 40 (17.09%) MS Excel
3 12 (5.13%) MS Project
4 11 (4.70%) MS Visio
5 9 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (3.42%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (2.99%) Magento
3 5 (2.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 5 (2.14%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.85%) Sage CRM
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.42%) Office 365
2 1 (0.43%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.85%) DNS
1 9 (3.85%) TCP/IP
2 7 (2.99%) FTP
2 7 (2.99%) VPN
3 6 (2.56%) DHCP
3 6 (2.56%) Firewall
3 6 (2.56%) Remote Desktop
4 5 (2.14%) LAN
5 4 (1.71%) Network Security
6 3 (1.28%) Internet
6 3 (1.28%) PBX
6 3 (1.28%) Wireshark
7 2 (0.85%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.85%) WAN
7 2 (0.85%) Wireless
8 1 (0.43%) AMQP
8 1 (0.43%) MPLS
8 1 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.27%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.85%) Oracle Database
3 8 (3.42%) RDBMS
3 8 (3.42%) Relational Database
4 7 (2.99%) MySQL
5 4 (1.71%) Cognos Report Studio
6 2 (0.85%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.85%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.43%) DB2
7 1 (0.43%) Power BI
7 1 (0.43%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 29 (12.39%) Selenium
2 26 (11.11%) HP UFT
3 16 (6.84%) LoadRunner
4 15 (6.41%) Cucumber
5 12 (5.13%) JIRA
6 10 (4.27%) WebDriver
7 8 (3.42%) JUnit
8 6 (2.56%) Git (software)
8 6 (2.56%) Maven
9 5 (2.14%) SoapUI
10 3 (1.28%) ClearQuest
11 1 (0.43%) Ant
11 1 (0.43%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.43%) ClearCase
11 1 (0.43%) FishEye
11 1 (0.43%) Gradle
11 1 (0.43%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.43%) Subversion
11 1 (0.43%) Toad
11 1 (0.43%) Zephyr
General
1 120 (51.28%) Finance
2 21 (8.97%) Retail
3 10 (4.27%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.56%) Banking
5 4 (1.71%) Legal
6 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.43%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.98%) Hibernate
1 14 (5.98%) Spring
2 12 (5.13%) Web Services
3 11 (4.70%) REST
3 11 (4.70%) SOAP
3 11 (4.70%) XML
4 9 (3.85%) Java EE
5 8 (3.42%) Ajax
5 8 (3.42%) GWT
5 8 (3.42%) HTML
6 7 (2.99%) JDBC
7 5 (2.14%) AngularJS
7 5 (2.14%) CSS
7 5 (2.14%) CSS3
7 5 (2.14%) Ember.js
7 5 (2.14%) Gherkin
7 5 (2.14%) HTML5
7 5 (2.14%) JSON
7 5 (2.14%) RESTful
8 3 (1.28%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 50 (21.37%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.42%) PKI
3 7 (2.99%) Data Centre
3 7 (2.99%) FMCG
3 7 (2.99%) Handset
4 6 (2.56%) Fintech
5 4 (1.71%) Data Integration
5 4 (1.71%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.28%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.28%) Cryptography
6 3 (1.28%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.85%) Fat Client
7 2 (0.85%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.85%) Statistics
7 2 (0.85%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.43%) AS400
8 1 (0.43%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.43%) Economics
8 1 (0.43%) NHS
8 1 (0.43%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 51 (21.79%) Unix
2 44 (18.80%) Linux
3 30 (12.82%) Windows
4 18 (7.69%) Windows 7
5 10 (4.27%) Windows Server
6 7 (2.99%) Solaris
7 6 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.85%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.85%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.43%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (16.67%) Scrum
3 27 (11.54%) SDLC
4 24 (10.26%) Functional Testing
5 23 (9.83%) Business Analysis
6 22 (9.40%) Mentoring
6 22 (9.40%) Waterfall
7 21 (8.97%) Automation Testing
8 18 (7.69%) User Stories
9 17 (7.26%) ITIL
10 16 (6.84%) Non-Functional Testing
11 15 (6.41%) Stakeholder Management
12 14 (5.98%) TDD
12 14 (5.98%) Test Scripting
13 13 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
13 13 (5.56%) Project Management
13 13 (5.56%) Risk Analysis
13 13 (5.56%) Risk Assessment
13 13 (5.56%) Test Automation
14 12 (5.13%) UML
Programming Languages
1 68 (29.06%) SQL
2 63 (26.92%) Java
3 31 (13.25%) Python
4 28 (11.97%) Shell Script
5 19 (8.12%) C#
5 19 (8.12%) Perl
6 10 (4.27%) Bash Shell
7 9 (3.85%) AWK
7 9 (3.85%) JavaScript
8 7 (2.99%) PHP
8 7 (2.99%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.28%) Ruby
10 1 (0.43%) C
10 1 (0.43%) C++
10 1 (0.43%) RPG
10 1 (0.43%) RPG IV
10 1 (0.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (3.85%) CEH
2 8 (3.42%) Degree
2 8 (3.42%) SSCP
3 5 (2.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (0.85%) CCNP
4 2 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.43%) CCNA
5 1 (0.43%) CISSP
5 1 (0.43%) GCIH
5 1 (0.43%) GIAC
5 1 (0.43%) MCP
5 1 (0.43%) MCSA
5 1 (0.43%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (10.68%) QA
2 8 (3.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.28%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.28%) SLA
4 1 (0.43%) SDET
System Software
1 17 (7.26%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.56%) Terminal Services
2 6 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.56%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (0.43%) Docker
3 1 (0.43%) Samba
Systems Management
1 4 (1.71%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.28%) Nessus
2 3 (1.28%) Nmap
Vendors
1 44 (18.80%) Microsoft
2 40 (17.09%) Oracle
3 23 (9.83%) HP
4 18 (7.69%) Planview
5 8 (3.42%) Cognos
6 7 (2.99%) Atlassian
6 7 (2.99%) VMware
7 6 (2.56%) CheckPoint
8 4 (1.71%) Google
9 3 (1.28%) IBM
9 3 (1.28%) SAP
10 2 (0.85%) Cisco
10 2 (0.85%) hybris
10 2 (0.85%) Sage
10 2 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.85%) Sun
11 1 (0.43%) Avaya
11 1 (0.43%) Citrix
11 1 (0.43%) Nortel
11 1 (0.43%) Sonatype
Watford, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £54000 - £55000 per annum + £55,000 + Attractive Bonuses
Posted: 21 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonuses + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
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Firway Consulting
Salary: From £22,000 to £24,000 per annum Circa £24000 + Bens (Depending on Ex
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum Including Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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aap3
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Watford
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Watford
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago