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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 2 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 123 131 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 22.04% 25.64% 26.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 22.69% 26.41% 26.98%
Number of salaries quoted 115 110 85
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,400 £25,900 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,240 £52,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
542 496 430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 97.13% 97.06% 99.08%
Number of salaries quoted 481 361 325
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £26,050
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 13 February 2016.

Analyst Salary Histogram in Watford

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 94 (44.76%) Finance
2 70 (33.33%) SQL
3 61 (29.05%) Retail
4 57 (27.14%) Unix
5 55 (26.19%) Oracle
6 41 (19.52%) MS Office
6 41 (19.52%) Java
6 41 (19.52%) Microsoft
7 39 (18.57%) SAP
7 39 (18.57%) Agile Software Development
8 34 (16.19%) Banking
9 30 (14.29%) Degree
10 29 (13.81%) Manufacturing
10 29 (13.81%) MS Excel
11 25 (11.90%) IBM
11 25 (11.90%) QA
11 25 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
12 24 (11.43%) Windows
13 23 (10.95%) ITIL
13 23 (10.95%) E-Commerce
13 23 (10.95%) SAP BW
14 22 (10.48%) HP Quality Center
15 20 (9.52%) Linux
16 18 (8.57%) Waterfall
16 18 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
17 17 (8.10%) HP UFT
17 17 (8.10%) Regression Testing
17 17 (8.10%) SAP HANA
17 17 (8.10%) Retail Banking
18 16 (7.62%) WebSphere

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 16 (7.62%) WebSphere
2 14 (6.67%) Tomcat
3 13 (6.19%) WebSphere Application Server
4 12 (5.71%) Apache
4 12 (5.71%) Apache ServiceMix
5 3 (1.43%) Jetty
5 3 (1.43%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.95%) IIS
6 2 (0.95%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.48%) JBoss
7 1 (0.48%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.48%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.48%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 41 (19.52%) MS Office
2 29 (13.81%) MS Excel
3 11 (5.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (4.76%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.95%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (6.67%) SAP CO
1 14 (6.67%) SAP FI
1 14 (6.67%) SAP FI/CO
2 11 (5.24%) Finacle
2 11 (5.24%) FLEXCUBE
2 11 (5.24%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (5.24%) Oracle Financials
2 11 (5.24%) Temenos T24
3 8 (3.81%) SAP MM
4 7 (3.33%) SAP FI-AP
4 7 (3.33%) SAP FI-AR
4 7 (3.33%) SAP PS
4 7 (3.33%) SAP SD
5 6 (2.86%) SAP PP
6 2 (0.95%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.95%) SAP SRM
7 1 (0.48%) BASE24
7 1 (0.48%) CA PPM
7 1 (0.48%) Maximo
7 1 (0.48%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 3 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (1.43%) Amazon ELB
1 3 (1.43%) Amazon S3
1 3 (1.43%) Amazon SQS
1 3 (1.43%) AWS CloudFormation
1 3 (1.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 2 (0.95%) Office 365
3 1 (0.48%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.71%) FTP
2 9 (4.29%) PuTTY
2 9 (4.29%) SSH
2 9 (4.29%) Telnet
3 7 (3.33%) DHCP
3 7 (3.33%) DNS
4 4 (1.90%) VPN
4 4 (1.90%) Wireless
5 3 (1.43%) HTTP
5 3 (1.43%) LAN
5 3 (1.43%) Network Security
5 3 (1.43%) Skype
5 3 (1.43%) WAN
6 1 (0.48%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (10.95%) SAP BW
2 17 (8.10%) SAP HANA
3 16 (7.62%) BusinessObjects
4 15 (7.14%) Oracle Database
5 13 (6.19%) DB2
6 12 (5.71%) MySQL
7 7 (3.33%) SQL Server
8 6 (2.86%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.43%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (1.43%) Cognos Analysis Studio
10 3 (1.43%) Cognos Connection
10 3 (1.43%) Cognos Query Studio
10 3 (1.43%) Cognos Report Studio
11 2 (0.95%) Informix
11 2 (0.95%) SAP BI
11 2 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (8.10%) HP UFT
2 13 (6.19%) JIRA
3 10 (4.76%) Toad
4 9 (4.29%) Cucumber
5 7 (3.33%) LoadRunner
6 6 (2.86%) ClearQuest
6 6 (2.86%) Selenium
7 2 (0.95%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 94 (44.76%) Finance
2 61 (29.05%) Retail
3 34 (16.19%) Banking
4 29 (13.81%) Manufacturing
5 17 (8.10%) Retail Banking
6 9 (4.29%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.86%) Marketing
8 3 (1.43%) Billing
9 2 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.48%) Advertising
10 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.48%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.71%) JDBC
1 12 (5.71%) LAMP
1 12 (5.71%) WebSphere MQ
2 8 (3.81%) XML
3 6 (2.86%) J2EE
4 4 (1.90%) HTML
4 4 (1.90%) Web Services
5 2 (0.95%) .NET
5 2 (0.95%) Middleware
6 1 (0.48%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 25 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.81%) Mobile App
3 7 (3.33%) Statistics
4 6 (2.86%) Data Integration
5 5 (2.38%) Driving Licence
5 5 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (1.43%) EPoS
7 2 (0.95%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.48%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.48%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.48%) e-Health
8 1 (0.48%) Fintech
8 1 (0.48%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.48%) NHS
8 1 (0.48%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 57 (27.14%) Unix
2 24 (11.43%) Windows
3 20 (9.52%) Linux
4 14 (6.67%) AIX
5 12 (5.71%) Solaris
6 5 (2.38%) Windows XP
7 4 (1.90%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.43%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.43%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.48%) HPUX
10 1 (0.48%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.48%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (18.57%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (10.95%) E-Commerce
2 23 (10.95%) ITIL
3 18 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
3 18 (8.57%) Waterfall
4 17 (8.10%) Regression Testing
5 16 (7.62%) Functional Testing
5 16 (7.62%) Software Testing
6 15 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
7 14 (6.67%) Problem Management
7 14 (6.67%) Translating Business Requirements
8 13 (6.19%) Manual Testing
8 13 (6.19%) Use Case
9 12 (5.71%) Data Modelling
9 12 (5.71%) Project Management
9 12 (5.71%) Test Scripting
9 12 (5.71%) UML
10 11 (5.24%) Automated Testing
10 11 (5.24%) Scrum
11 10 (4.76%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 70 (33.33%) SQL
2 41 (19.52%) Java
3 16 (7.62%) PL/SQL
4 14 (6.67%) Perl
4 14 (6.67%) Shell Script
5 12 (5.71%) Bash Shell
6 11 (5.24%) ABAP
7 3 (1.43%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.95%) C
8 2 (0.95%) C#
8 2 (0.95%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.48%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.48%) Python
Qualifications
1 30 (14.29%) Degree
2 11 (5.24%) ACCA
3 10 (4.76%) CCA
4 7 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (1.90%) ISEB
6 4 (1.90%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.43%) CCNP
7 3 (1.43%) CIMA
7 3 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.43%) GCIH
7 3 (1.43%) GIAC
8 2 (0.95%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (11.90%) QA
2 3 (1.43%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.48%) GxP
3 1 (0.48%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.48%) P3O
3 1 (0.48%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.48%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (3.81%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.95%) XenApp
3 2 (0.95%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 22 (10.48%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.95%) SCCM
3 1 (0.48%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.48%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.48%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 55 (26.19%) Oracle
2 41 (19.52%) Microsoft
3 39 (18.57%) SAP
4 25 (11.90%) IBM
5 15 (7.14%) HP
6 7 (3.33%) Cognos
7 6 (2.86%) Cisco
7 6 (2.86%) Citrix
7 6 (2.86%) VMware
8 4 (1.90%) Kronos
9 3 (1.43%) Adobe
9 3 (1.43%) CheckPoint
9 3 (1.43%) Splunk
10 2 (0.95%) ComArch
10 2 (0.95%) Planview
11 1 (0.48%) Forcepoint
11 1 (0.48%) Intel Security
11 1 (0.48%) Tripwire
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