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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 9 5 8
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 856 765 793
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.75% 18.60% 16.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.62% 19.67% 17.63%
Number of salaries quoted 764 642 709
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
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
4859 3890 4498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.09% 94.60% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4193 3173 3859
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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 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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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 -8 247 £35,000 -6.66% 34
Warwickshire -1 145 £35,000 - 15
Coventry -7 132 £32,250 -14.91% 11
Staffordshire +9 93 £28,750 -28.12% 15
Solihull -1 63 £37,500 +33.92% 4
Shropshire -3 29 £30,000 -14.28% 4
Wolverhampton +1 22 £35,000 -3.44% 5
Worcestershire +5 20 £33,000 +10.00% 6
Dudley +1 19 £27,500 -15.38%
Herefordshire +1 17 £26,000 +4.00% 1
Walsall -1 15 £35,000 +4.47% 3
West Bromwich -1 4 £18,375 -51.00% 2
Analyst
England

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

1 528 (28.14%) SQL
2 439 (23.40%) Finance
3 410 (21.86%) Microsoft
4 405 (21.59%) Windows
5 314 (16.74%) SQL Server
6 290 (15.46%) Agile Software Development
7 289 (15.41%) MS Excel
8 261 (13.91%) Business Analysis
9 253 (13.49%) ITIL
10 238 (12.69%) Analytical Skills
11 220 (11.73%) Degree
12 206 (10.98%) Active Directory
13 179 (9.54%) MS Office
14 172 (9.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 170 (9.06%) ISEB
16 155 (8.26%) .NET
17 154 (8.21%) Project Management
18 152 (8.10%) Business Intelligence
19 151 (8.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 148 (7.89%) QA
21 140 (7.46%) VMware
22 133 (7.09%) Stakeholder Management
22 133 (7.09%) Oracle
23 122 (6.50%) Scrum
24 120 (6.40%) SLA
25 119 (6.34%) User Acceptance Testing
26 113 (6.02%) CRM
27 109 (5.81%) Retail
27 109 (5.81%) Data Analysis
28 106 (5.65%) Windows Server 2008

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 92 (4.90%) MS Exchange
2 74 (3.94%) SharePoint
3 44 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 33 (1.76%) IIS
5 22 (1.17%) SAS
6 21 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
7 18 (0.96%) Tomcat
8 15 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2007
9 11 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
9 11 (0.59%) Documentum
9 11 (0.59%) Apache
10 10 (0.53%) Alfresco
10 10 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2003
11 8 (0.43%) IBM Notes
11 8 (0.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 6 (0.32%) FileNet
12 6 (0.32%) CMS
12 6 (0.32%) WebSphere
13 5 (0.27%) ColdFusion
13 5 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 289 (15.41%) MS Excel
2 179 (9.54%) MS Office
3 43 (2.29%) MS Visio
4 38 (2.03%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (0.64%) MS Project
6 7 (0.37%) SPSS
7 6 (0.32%) Fireworks
7 6 (0.32%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.053%) Simulink
8 1 (0.053%) S-PLUS
8 1 (0.053%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.053%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.053%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 42 (2.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (1.17%) Oracle EBS R12
2 22 (1.17%) Oracle EBS
3 13 (0.69%) Oracle General Ledger
3 13 (0.69%) Oracle Payables
3 13 (0.69%) Oracle Receivables
3 13 (0.69%) Oracle Assets
4 8 (0.43%) Servitor
4 8 (0.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 8 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
4 8 (0.43%) SAP MM
4 8 (0.43%) Oracle Financials
5 5 (0.27%) Oracle 11i
5 5 (0.27%) Movex
5 5 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.21%) SAP R/3
6 4 (0.21%) Cognos TM1
7 3 (0.16%) Maximo
7 3 (0.16%) Epicor Vantage
8 2 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.53%) Office 365
2 9 (0.48%) Google Apps
3 7 (0.37%) SaaS
3 7 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (0.11%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 68 (3.62%) LAN
2 64 (3.41%) Firewall
3 60 (3.20%) TCP/IP
4 58 (3.09%) WAN
5 46 (2.45%) SAN
6 37 (1.97%) VPN
7 31 (1.65%) Internet
8 29 (1.55%) DNS
9 26 (1.39%) Network Security
10 22 (1.17%) VoIP
11 21 (1.12%) DHCP
12 17 (0.91%) Cisco ASA
13 16 (0.85%) Wireless
14 15 (0.80%) Intranet
15 13 (0.69%) MPLS
15 13 (0.69%) VLAN
16 12 (0.64%) Broadband
17 11 (0.59%) FTP
18 10 (0.53%) HTTP
19 9 (0.48%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 314 (16.74%) SQL Server
2 172 (9.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 151 (8.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 99 (5.28%) SQL Server 2008
5 93 (4.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 86 (4.58%) Relational Database
7 49 (2.61%) MS Access
8 45 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
9 39 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
10 37 (1.97%) SQL Server 2012
11 32 (1.71%) MySQL
12 26 (1.39%) RDBMS
13 23 (1.23%) Crystal Reports
14 22 (1.17%) Data Mining
14 22 (1.17%) Oracle Database
15 14 (0.75%) Cognos Report Studio
16 10 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
16 10 (0.53%) QlikView
17 9 (0.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 9 (0.48%) DB2
Development Applications
1 41 (2.19%) Visual Studio
2 32 (1.71%) Selenium
3 16 (0.85%) JIRA
4 9 (0.48%) Hudson
5 8 (0.43%) SoapUI
5 8 (0.43%) Git (software)
5 8 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (0.43%) Bugzilla
6 7 (0.37%) Oracle Forms
7 6 (0.32%) JUnit
7 6 (0.32%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 5 (0.27%) JMeter
8 5 (0.27%) TestDirector
9 4 (0.21%) Eclipse
9 4 (0.21%) MSTest
9 4 (0.21%) Robotium
9 4 (0.21%) Calabash
9 4 (0.21%) Appium
10 3 (0.16%) QuickTest Pro
11 2 (0.11%) LoadRunner
General
1 439 (23.40%) Finance
2 109 (5.81%) Retail
3 77 (4.10%) Banking
4 73 (3.89%) Billing
5 58 (3.09%) Marketing
6 44 (2.35%) Telecoms
7 24 (1.28%) Legal
7 24 (1.28%) Manufacturing
8 17 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
9 16 (0.85%) Back Office
10 15 (0.80%) Financial Institution
10 15 (0.80%) Aerospace
11 14 (0.75%) Law
12 13 (0.69%) Advertising
13 12 (0.64%) Automotive
14 8 (0.43%) Investment Banking
14 8 (0.43%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.16%) Front Office
16 2 (0.11%) Publishing
16 2 (0.11%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (8.26%) .NET
2 57 (3.04%) HTML
3 56 (2.99%) XML
4 49 (2.61%) ASP.NET
5 40 (2.13%) CSS
6 33 (1.76%) Web Services
7 19 (1.01%) .NET Framework
8 17 (0.91%) jQuery
9 12 (0.64%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (0.59%) J2EE
11 10 (0.53%) Hibernate
11 10 (0.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 9 (0.48%) WCF
12 9 (0.48%) AngularJS
12 9 (0.48%) Spring
13 8 (0.43%) SOAP
14 7 (0.37%) Struts
15 6 (0.32%) MDX
15 6 (0.32%) Regular Expression
16 5 (0.27%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 238 (12.69%) Analytical Skills
2 74 (3.94%) Management Information System
3 53 (2.83%) Computer Science
4 25 (1.33%) Mathematics
5 21 (1.12%) Economics
5 21 (1.12%) Data Protection Act
6 20 (1.07%) SCADA
6 20 (1.07%) Statistics
7 17 (0.91%) EPoS
8 14 (0.75%) Credit Risk
9 13 (0.69%) User Experience
9 13 (0.69%) Blackberry
10 11 (0.59%) Data Structures
10 11 (0.59%) Mobile App
11 10 (0.53%) GIS
12 9 (0.48%) Clustering
12 9 (0.48%) FMCG
12 9 (0.48%) iSeries
12 9 (0.48%) Smart Meter
13 8 (0.43%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 405 (21.59%) Windows
2 106 (5.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 104 (5.54%) UNIX
4 102 (5.44%) Linux
5 98 (5.22%) Windows 7
6 74 (3.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 64 (3.41%) Windows XP
8 40 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
9 27 (1.44%) Windows 8
10 17 (0.91%) Solaris
10 17 (0.91%) Android
11 13 (0.69%) Apple iOS
12 12 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 8 (0.43%) CentOS
14 6 (0.32%) Mac OS
14 6 (0.32%) Windows Vista
14 6 (0.32%) Windows 2000
15 5 (0.27%) Windows 2000 Server
16 3 (0.16%) AIX
16 3 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 290 (15.46%) Agile Software Development
2 261 (13.91%) Business Analysis
3 253 (13.49%) ITIL
4 154 (8.21%) Project Management
5 152 (8.10%) Business Intelligence
6 133 (7.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 122 (6.50%) Scrum
8 119 (6.34%) User Acceptance Testing
9 113 (6.02%) CRM
10 109 (5.81%) Data Analysis
11 86 (4.58%) Change Management
12 82 (4.37%) Test Scripting
12 82 (4.37%) Software Testing
13 77 (4.10%) PRINCE2
14 72 (3.84%) Service Delivery
15 63 (3.36%) Incident Management
16 62 (3.30%) UML
17 60 (3.20%) System Testing
18 52 (2.77%) Continuous Improvement
19 47 (2.51%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 528 (28.14%) SQL
2 91 (4.85%) T-SQL
3 86 (4.58%) C#
4 60 (3.20%) VBA
5 49 (2.61%) VB
6 47 (2.51%) PL/SQL
7 43 (2.29%) Java
7 43 (2.29%) JavaScript
8 33 (1.76%) VB.NET
9 30 (1.60%) PHP
10 26 (1.39%) C
11 15 (0.80%) C++
11 15 (0.80%) PowerShell
12 12 (0.64%) Shell Script
13 10 (0.53%) R
14 9 (0.48%) COBOL
15 8 (0.43%) ABAP
16 6 (0.32%) Perl
16 6 (0.32%) Bash Shell
16 6 (0.32%) VB6
Qualifications
1 220 (11.73%) Degree
2 170 (9.06%) ISEB
3 58 (3.09%) ITIL Certification
4 56 (2.99%) ISTQB
5 54 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 44 (2.35%) MCSE
6 44 (2.35%) Security Cleared
7 32 (1.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 30 (1.60%) Cisco Certification
9 25 (1.33%) VCP4
10 22 (1.17%) SC Cleared
11 21 (1.12%) CEH
12 20 (1.07%) GIAC
13 19 (1.01%) MCSA
13 19 (1.01%) CCNA
14 17 (0.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 16 (0.85%) MCP
16 13 (0.69%) CCNP
16 13 (0.69%) CISSP
17 12 (0.64%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 148 (7.89%) QA
2 120 (6.40%) SLA
3 48 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 35 (1.87%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.32%) FATCA
5 6 (0.32%) COBIT
6 5 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.053%) EMIR
7 1 (0.053%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 206 (10.98%) Active Directory
2 78 (4.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (1.87%) vSphere
4 26 (1.39%) Hyper-V
5 18 (0.96%) XenApp
6 14 (0.75%) Terminal Services
6 14 (0.75%) Snort
7 10 (0.53%) VMware ESX
8 8 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.16%) NFS
10 2 (0.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (0.11%) Nmap
10 2 (0.11%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 1 (0.053%) XenServer
11 1 (0.053%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (0.75%) SCCM
3 11 (0.59%) Control-M
4 10 (0.53%) Nagios
5 9 (0.48%) WSUS
6 7 (0.37%) SCOM
7 5 (0.27%) Backup Exec
8 4 (0.21%) Netcool
8 4 (0.21%) ITRS Geneos
9 3 (0.16%) EMC NetWorker
9 3 (0.16%) MAILsweeper
9 3 (0.16%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.16%) Unicenter
9 3 (0.16%) MOM
10 2 (0.11%) OpenView
10 2 (0.11%) ServiceCenter
11 1 (0.053%) CA Endevor
11 1 (0.053%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.053%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 1 (0.053%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 410 (21.86%) Microsoft
2 140 (7.46%) VMware
3 133 (7.09%) Oracle
4 86 (4.58%) Citrix
5 75 (4.00%) Cisco
6 52 (2.77%) IBM
7 46 (2.45%) SAP
8 43 (2.29%) NetApp
9 41 (2.19%) HP
10 39 (2.08%) Business Objects
11 31 (1.65%) Cognos
11 31 (1.65%) EMC
12 24 (1.28%) Sun
13 20 (1.07%) Juniper
14 19 (1.01%) CheckPoint
14 19 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
15 17 (0.91%) Dell
16 14 (0.75%) Sybase
16 14 (0.75%) Kofax
17 12 (0.64%) Websense
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
West Midlands
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £26000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £28550 per annum + training and excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + training and excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £41500 per annum + excellent package & training
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent package & training
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £37000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + upto 20% bonus and bens
Posted: Yesterday
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £18000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £41500 per annum + training and excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago