The table below looks at the statistics for the Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands 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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 10 6 9
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 879 917 829
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.85% 16.83% 16.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.60% 17.69% 17.77%
Number of salaries quoted 728 816 727
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,495 £22,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,750 £43,900
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Analyst
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5296 5183 4666
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.53% 95.10% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4416 4415 3983
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Analyst
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Analyst Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Analyst
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Analyst across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Analyst Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Analyst
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 16 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Birmingham -4 304 £37,500 +7.14% 44
Warwickshire +13 148 £35,000 +7.69% 13
Staffordshire 0 127 £32,500 +24.10% 25
Coventry -4 107 £31,750 -9.28% 9
Walsall 0 31 £39,000 +4.00%
Worcestershire -6 29 £24,000 -22.58%
Solihull -11 28 £32,500 +3.17% 5
Wolverhampton -1 18 £33,500 +7.20% 4
Dudley +3 12 £30,000 +7.14%
Shropshire -9 12 £30,000 -17.80% 4
West Bromwich +6 5 £31,500 - 2
Sutton Coldfield +3 4 £28,750 +30.68%
Halesowen 0 1 £21,000 -16.00%
Herefordshire -8 1 £35,000 +7.69%
Analyst
England

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

1 574 (30.83%) SQL
2 529 (28.41%) Finance
3 381 (20.46%) Microsoft
4 339 (18.21%) Windows
5 336 (18.05%) Business Analysis
6 314 (16.86%) Analytical Skills
7 286 (15.36%) Degree
8 284 (15.25%) MS Excel
9 265 (14.23%) Agile Software Development
10 245 (13.16%) SQL Server
11 193 (10.37%) Oracle
12 187 (10.04%) MS Office
13 170 (9.13%) Project Management
14 165 (8.86%) ITIL
15 161 (8.65%) Business Intelligence
16 157 (8.43%) .NET
17 149 (8.00%) Data Analysis
18 145 (7.79%) Active Directory
19 141 (7.57%) CRM
20 139 (7.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 131 (7.04%) ISEB
22 127 (6.82%) QA
23 120 (6.44%) Stakeholder Management
24 118 (6.34%) Windows Server 2008
25 114 (6.12%) UNIX
26 113 (6.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
27 109 (5.85%) Retail
27 109 (5.85%) User Acceptance Testing
28 103 (5.53%) WAN
29 99 (5.32%) Windows Server 2003

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 87 (4.67%) MS Exchange
2 82 (4.40%) SharePoint
3 45 (2.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 44 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2010
5 27 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2007
6 23 (1.24%) IIS
6 23 (1.24%) Tomcat
7 21 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2013
8 20 (1.07%) Apache
9 16 (0.86%) WebSphere
10 15 (0.81%) CMS
11 13 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2003
12 11 (0.59%) Oracle Workflow
13 9 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
13 9 (0.48%) SAS
13 9 (0.48%) Lync
14 7 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
15 6 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2000
15 6 (0.32%) CICS
16 5 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 284 (15.25%) MS Excel
2 187 (10.04%) MS Office
3 51 (2.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 33 (1.77%) MS Visio
5 17 (0.91%) MS Project
6 9 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.43%) SPSS
8 6 (0.32%) FastStats
9 5 (0.27%) Stata
10 3 (0.16%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 38 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 28 (1.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 20 (1.07%) Dynamics AX
3 20 (1.07%) SAP FI
4 18 (0.97%) SAP R/3
5 16 (0.86%) SAP CRM
6 15 (0.81%) Maximo
7 12 (0.64%) SAP SD
8 9 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
9 7 (0.38%) Summit
9 7 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
9 7 (0.38%) Servitor
9 7 (0.38%) Magento
10 6 (0.32%) Oracle Retail
10 6 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
10 6 (0.32%) SAP PP
11 5 (0.27%) SAP FI/CO
11 5 (0.27%) SAP CO
11 5 (0.27%) Line 500
12 4 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 13 (0.70%) SuccessFactors
2 11 (0.59%) Office 365
3 9 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (0.32%) SaaS
5 3 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.054%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 103 (5.53%) WAN
2 94 (5.05%) LAN
3 72 (3.87%) TCP/IP
4 57 (3.06%) Firewall
5 50 (2.69%) Internet
6 33 (1.77%) VPN
7 30 (1.61%) SAN
8 25 (1.34%) DNS
9 23 (1.24%) DHCP
10 21 (1.13%) VoIP
11 20 (1.07%) ADSL
12 19 (1.02%) Network Security
13 18 (0.97%) MPLS
14 17 (0.91%) 3G
15 16 (0.86%) FTP
16 15 (0.81%) Intranet
17 14 (0.75%) Broadband
18 12 (0.64%) Cisco ASA
18 12 (0.64%) Cisco Nexus
18 12 (0.64%) Symposium
Database & Business Intelligence
1 245 (13.16%) SQL Server
2 139 (7.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 113 (6.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 88 (4.73%) Data Warehouse
5 63 (3.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 62 (3.33%) Relational Database
7 58 (3.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 45 (2.42%) MS Access
9 44 (2.36%) Crystal Reports
10 40 (2.15%) Cognos Framework Manager
11 37 (1.99%) Oracle Database
12 36 (1.93%) OLAP
13 34 (1.83%) Cognos Report Studio
14 31 (1.66%) MySQL
15 29 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
16 28 (1.50%) Cognos Analysis Studio
17 24 (1.29%) SAP BW
18 23 (1.24%) Data Mining
19 22 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
20 21 (1.13%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 48 (2.58%) Visual Studio
2 17 (0.91%) Selenium
3 16 (0.86%) LSMW
4 13 (0.70%) Git (software)
5 12 (0.64%) Toad
6 11 (0.59%) Oracle Forms
7 10 (0.54%) QuickTest Pro
8 9 (0.48%) ERwin
8 9 (0.48%) JIRA
9 7 (0.38%) Cucumber
10 6 (0.32%) Rational Rose
11 5 (0.27%) Hudson
12 4 (0.21%) WebDriver
12 4 (0.21%) Visual Studio Team System
13 3 (0.16%) JUnit
13 3 (0.16%) Jenkins
13 3 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
14 2 (0.11%) jMock
14 2 (0.11%) Oracle APEX
14 2 (0.11%) Maven
General
1 529 (28.41%) Finance
2 109 (5.85%) Retail
3 95 (5.10%) Banking
4 51 (2.74%) Legal
4 51 (2.74%) Manufacturing
5 48 (2.58%) Telecoms
6 43 (2.31%) Financial Institution
7 41 (2.20%) Marketing
8 32 (1.72%) Investment Banking
9 25 (1.34%) Billing
10 24 (1.29%) Law
11 21 (1.13%) Automotive
12 16 (0.86%) Retail Banking
12 16 (0.86%) Advertising
13 14 (0.75%) Front Office
14 10 (0.54%) Back Office
15 9 (0.48%) Games
15 9 (0.48%) French Language
16 7 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
17 3 (0.16%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (8.43%) .NET
2 71 (3.81%) HTML
3 63 (3.38%) XML
4 50 (2.69%) Web Services
5 41 (2.20%) ASP.NET
6 33 (1.77%) CSS
7 29 (1.56%) .NET Framework
8 21 (1.13%) J2EE
9 18 (0.97%) Middleware
10 16 (0.86%) jQuery
10 16 (0.86%) SAP Smart Forms
10 16 (0.86%) BAPI
11 15 (0.81%) Struts
11 15 (0.81%) Hibernate
11 15 (0.81%) Spring
12 12 (0.64%) AngularJS
12 12 (0.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 10 (0.54%) MDX
14 7 (0.38%) WebCenter
15 6 (0.32%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 314 (16.86%) Analytical Skills
2 71 (3.81%) Computer Science
3 65 (3.49%) Mathematics
4 50 (2.69%) Blackberry
5 46 (2.47%) Management Information System
6 45 (2.42%) Credit Risk
7 40 (2.15%) Economics
8 24 (1.29%) User Experience
9 21 (1.13%) Equities
10 19 (1.02%) Statistics
11 17 (0.91%) PDA
12 16 (0.86%) Wiki
13 12 (0.64%) Smart Meter
14 11 (0.59%) Data Protection Act
14 11 (0.59%) CMDB
15 10 (0.54%) Derivative
15 10 (0.54%) iSeries
15 10 (0.54%) AS400
15 10 (0.54%) Mainframe
16 9 (0.48%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 339 (18.21%) Windows
2 118 (6.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 114 (6.12%) UNIX
4 99 (5.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 98 (5.26%) Windows 7
6 73 (3.92%) Windows XP
7 58 (3.11%) Linux
8 34 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
9 27 (1.45%) Windows 8
10 12 (0.64%) Android
11 9 (0.48%) Windows 2000
12 5 (0.27%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
13 4 (0.21%) BlackBerry OS
14 3 (0.16%) Solaris
14 3 (0.16%) Debian
14 3 (0.16%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (0.16%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.11%) i5/OS
15 2 (0.11%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 336 (18.05%) Business Analysis
2 265 (14.23%) Agile Software Development
3 170 (9.13%) Project Management
4 165 (8.86%) ITIL
5 161 (8.65%) Business Intelligence
6 149 (8.00%) Data Analysis
7 141 (7.57%) CRM
8 120 (6.44%) Stakeholder Management
9 109 (5.85%) User Acceptance Testing
10 85 (4.56%) UML
11 82 (4.40%) Scrum
12 77 (4.14%) Test Scripting
13 76 (4.08%) ERP
14 72 (3.87%) E-Commerce
15 71 (3.81%) Change Management
16 56 (3.01%) Software Testing
17 55 (2.95%) Automated Testing
18 52 (2.79%) Migration
19 50 (2.69%) Use Case
19 50 (2.69%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 574 (30.83%) SQL
2 89 (4.78%) C#
3 82 (4.40%) Java
3 82 (4.40%) T-SQL
4 57 (3.06%) C++
5 50 (2.69%) PL/SQL
6 44 (2.36%) VB
7 42 (2.26%) JavaScript
7 42 (2.26%) VBA
8 31 (1.66%) C
9 30 (1.61%) ABAP
10 27 (1.45%) PHP
11 26 (1.40%) Python
12 19 (1.02%) Perl
13 16 (0.86%) Bash Shell
13 16 (0.86%) COBOL
13 16 (0.86%) SAPscript
14 13 (0.70%) VB.NET
15 12 (0.64%) PowerShell
16 7 (0.38%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 286 (15.36%) Degree
2 131 (7.04%) ISEB
3 65 (3.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 31 (1.66%) Cisco Certification
5 29 (1.56%) Security Cleared
6 27 (1.45%) MCSE
7 26 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
8 22 (1.18%) ISTQB
9 21 (1.13%) CCNA
9 21 (1.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 19 (1.02%) SC Cleared
11 17 (0.91%) MCP
12 15 (0.81%) Sun Certification
12 15 (0.81%) OCPJP
12 15 (0.81%) OCMJD
13 14 (0.75%) CCNP
14 11 (0.59%) CISSP
15 10 (0.54%) CCSE
15 10 (0.54%) CCSA
16 7 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 127 (6.82%) QA
2 79 (4.24%) SLA
3 24 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 23 (1.24%) PCI DSS
5 13 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.27%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.21%) COBIT
7 4 (0.21%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.054%) Solvency II
System Software
1 145 (7.79%) Active Directory
2 37 (1.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (1.45%) XenApp
4 22 (1.18%) Hyper-V
4 22 (1.18%) VMware ESX
5 21 (1.13%) vSphere
6 10 (0.54%) Terminal Services
7 8 (0.43%) XenDesktop
7 8 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.21%) Snort
9 3 (0.16%) XenServer
10 1 (0.054%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.054%) IAG
10 1 (0.054%) UAG
10 1 (0.054%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.054%) Nmap
10 1 (0.054%) Xen
Systems Management
1 28 (1.50%) HP Quality Center
2 20 (1.07%) SCCM
3 11 (0.59%) Backup Exec
4 8 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 6 (0.32%) CA Endevor
5 6 (0.32%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (0.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 5 (0.27%) XenMobile
6 5 (0.27%) WSUS
7 2 (0.11%) WhatsUp Gold
7 2 (0.11%) Zenoss
7 2 (0.11%) MOM
7 2 (0.11%) Nagios
7 2 (0.11%) Netcool
7 2 (0.11%) ITRS Geneos
8 1 (0.054%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.054%) OPNET
8 1 (0.054%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.054%) SCOM
8 1 (0.054%) Cacti
Vendors
1 381 (20.46%) Microsoft
2 193 (10.37%) Oracle
3 83 (4.46%) SAP
4 81 (4.35%) Citrix
5 73 (3.92%) VMware
6 67 (3.60%) Cisco
7 63 (3.38%) Cognos
8 46 (2.47%) IBM
9 42 (2.26%) Business Objects
10 27 (1.45%) HP
11 25 (1.34%) Netezza
12 24 (1.29%) Sun
13 19 (1.02%) LANDesk
14 18 (0.97%) Remedy
14 18 (0.97%) McAfee
15 17 (0.91%) CheckPoint
16 16 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
16 16 (0.86%) Apple
17 14 (0.75%) hybris
17 14 (0.75%) Sage
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum
Posted: 57 minutes ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Strategic Insights Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £32,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Strategic Insights Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Half
Salary: £30000 per annum + Pension and 29 days holiday
Posted: 2 hours ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40 - £45 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Next Move IT
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: 23 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £38000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £18000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + company benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £32k plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
NES Global Talent
Salary: Excellent
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aston Carter
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Aston Carter
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
networx
Posted: 3 days ago