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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 10 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 866 868 923
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.61% 15.89% 16.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.65% 16.64% 17.65%
Number of salaries quoted 729 719 805
Average salary £36,000 £36,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £50,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
5201 5215 5229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.75% 95.44% 94.81%
Number of salaries quoted 4316 4323 4441
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 August 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 August 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 -4 260 £37,500 -2.59% 42
Coventry -9 115 £39,000 +20.00% 22
Staffordshire +3 112 £30,000 -14.28% 10
Warwickshire -5 108 £32,500 -14.47% 16
Shropshire +14 59 £31,500 -1.56% 5
Solihull +8 44 £32,500 +10.16% 10
West Bromwich 0 25 £40,000 -
Walsall +2 21 £40,000 +2.56%
Wolverhampton -6 17 £30,000 -10.44% 1
Worcestershire -15 16 £32,532 +5.79% 2
Herefordshire +3 6 £34,750 -0.71% 3
Sutton Coldfield +2 3 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Dudley -5 3 £32,500 +17.11%
Halesowen -5 1 £20,000 -4.76%
Analyst
England

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 461 (28.51%) Finance
2 373 (23.07%) SQL
3 300 (18.55%) Microsoft
4 280 (17.32%) Windows
5 243 (15.03%) Agile Software Development
5 243 (15.03%) Business Analysis
6 229 (14.16%) ITIL
7 223 (13.79%) SQL Server
7 223 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
8 201 (12.43%) MS Excel
9 167 (10.33%) Business Intelligence
9 167 (10.33%) User Acceptance Testing
10 156 (9.65%) Project Management
11 147 (9.09%) Degree
12 146 (9.03%) Stakeholder Management
13 125 (7.73%) Retail
14 121 (7.48%) Oracle
15 116 (7.17%) Active Directory
16 110 (6.80%) MS Office
17 106 (6.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 105 (6.49%) SAP
19 104 (6.43%) Data Analysis
20 98 (6.06%) .NET
21 96 (5.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 93 (5.75%) ISEB
23 90 (5.57%) Cisco
24 89 (5.50%) Change Management
24 89 (5.50%) ERP
25 86 (5.32%) CRM
25 86 (5.32%) QA

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 79 (4.89%) MS Exchange
2 39 (2.41%) SharePoint
3 25 (1.55%) SAS
4 15 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
4 15 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2003
4 15 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2000
6 11 (0.68%) WebSphere
6 11 (0.68%) CMS
7 9 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
8 8 (0.49%) Lync
8 8 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (0.49%) IIS
9 6 (0.37%) IBM Notes
9 6 (0.37%) WorkSite
10 5 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
10 5 (0.31%) Oracle Workflow
11 4 (0.25%) Exstream Dialogue
11 4 (0.25%) Confluence
Applications
1 201 (12.43%) MS Excel
2 110 (6.80%) MS Office
3 20 (1.24%) MS Project
4 16 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (0.87%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.56%) Open Workbench
7 3 (0.19%) Windchill
7 3 (0.19%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.062%) Stata
8 1 (0.062%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.062%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.062%) Revit
8 1 (0.062%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 27 (1.67%) SAP FI
1 27 (1.67%) SAP FI/CO
1 27 (1.67%) SAP CO
2 25 (1.55%) SAP MM
3 23 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
4 22 (1.36%) SAP SD
5 19 (1.18%) Oracle EBS R12
6 18 (1.11%) SAP Retail
7 15 (0.93%) Movex
8 13 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
9 11 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
10 9 (0.56%) Oracle Financials
11 8 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
12 7 (0.43%) Temenos T24
12 7 (0.43%) SAP ERP
12 7 (0.43%) ResourceLink
13 6 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 5 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
15 4 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
15 4 (0.25%) Epicor Tropos
Cloud Services
1 26 (1.61%) SaaS
2 13 (0.80%) Office 365
2 13 (0.80%) Google Analytics
3 9 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.25%) Google Drive
5 2 (0.12%) IaaS
5 2 (0.12%) PaaS
6 1 (0.062%) GitHub
6 1 (0.062%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.062%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 74 (4.58%) Firewall
2 63 (3.90%) LAN
3 59 (3.65%) WAN
4 51 (3.15%) VPN
5 43 (2.66%) TCP/IP
6 31 (1.92%) DNS
7 29 (1.79%) Wireless
8 26 (1.61%) Cisco ASA
9 25 (1.55%) Internet
10 18 (1.11%) DHCP
10 18 (1.11%) VLAN
11 17 (1.05%) Cisco Nexus
11 17 (1.05%) MPLS
12 16 (0.99%) Network Security
13 15 (0.93%) OSPF
14 14 (0.87%) VoIP
14 14 (0.87%) Intrusion Detection
15 13 (0.80%) SAN
15 13 (0.80%) Wi-Fi
16 12 (0.74%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 223 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 106 (6.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 96 (5.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 66 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
5 65 (4.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 39 (2.41%) Relational Database
7 30 (1.86%) SQL Server 2008
8 20 (1.24%) QlikView
8 20 (1.24%) BusinessObjects
9 19 (1.18%) MySQL
10 17 (1.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 17 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
11 15 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
11 15 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
11 15 (0.93%) MS Access
11 15 (0.93%) OLAP
12 12 (0.74%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 10 (0.62%) OLAP Cube
13 10 (0.62%) Oracle Discoverer
13 10 (0.62%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 34 (2.10%) Selenium
2 22 (1.36%) JIRA
3 19 (1.18%) Visual Studio
4 16 (0.99%) HP UFT
4 16 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (0.80%) Oracle Forms
6 11 (0.68%) WebDriver
6 11 (0.68%) Cucumber
7 8 (0.49%) Synon
8 7 (0.43%) LoadRunner
9 6 (0.37%) Robot Framework
10 5 (0.31%) SoapUI
10 5 (0.31%) Toad
10 5 (0.31%) JMeter
10 5 (0.31%) Bugzilla
11 4 (0.25%) SpecFlow
11 4 (0.25%) Jenkins
11 4 (0.25%) Selenium IDE
12 3 (0.19%) FogBugz
12 3 (0.19%) Ranorex
General
1 461 (28.51%) Finance
2 125 (7.73%) Retail
3 77 (4.76%) Manufacturing
4 67 (4.14%) Marketing
5 62 (3.83%) Banking
6 33 (2.04%) Telecoms
7 27 (1.67%) Billing
8 24 (1.48%) Retail Banking
9 20 (1.24%) Military
10 18 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
11 15 (0.93%) Law
12 12 (0.74%) Front Office
12 12 (0.74%) Back Office
12 12 (0.74%) Automotive
13 7 (0.43%) Publishing
14 6 (0.37%) Legal
15 5 (0.31%) Electronics
16 3 (0.19%) Aerospace
16 3 (0.19%) Advertising
16 3 (0.19%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (6.06%) .NET
2 46 (2.84%) XML
3 31 (1.92%) HTML
4 25 (1.55%) Web Services
4 25 (1.55%) ASP.NET
5 14 (0.87%) WCF
6 11 (0.68%) CSS
7 10 (0.62%) Middleware
8 9 (0.56%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (0.49%) Synon Analyst Programmer
10 7 (0.43%) Velocity
10 7 (0.43%) .NET Framework
11 6 (0.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 4 (0.25%) MDX
12 4 (0.25%) Gherkin
12 4 (0.25%) SOAP
13 3 (0.19%) XSD
13 3 (0.19%) EDI
13 3 (0.19%) SAP ALE
13 3 (0.19%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 223 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
2 64 (3.96%) Management Information System
3 34 (2.10%) Computer Science
4 32 (1.98%) FMCG
5 28 (1.73%) Data Centre
6 21 (1.30%) User Experience
6 21 (1.30%) Mathematics
7 20 (1.24%) iSeries
8 14 (0.87%) Mobile App
9 13 (0.80%) Statistics
9 13 (0.80%) Data Extraction
10 12 (0.74%) Credit Risk
10 12 (0.74%) AS400
11 10 (0.62%) Blackberry
11 10 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (0.56%) DTV
13 8 (0.49%) EPoS
14 7 (0.43%) Handset
15 6 (0.37%) Data Conversion
15 6 (0.37%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 280 (17.32%) Windows
2 81 (5.01%) UNIX
3 70 (4.33%) Windows 7
4 65 (4.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 57 (3.53%) Linux
6 52 (3.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 43 (2.66%) Windows XP
8 34 (2.10%) Windows Server 2012
9 15 (0.93%) Windows 8
10 10 (0.62%) Windows Vista
11 9 (0.56%) Windows 2000
11 9 (0.56%) AIX
12 7 (0.43%) Windows 2000 Server
12 7 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
14 4 (0.25%) Solaris
15 2 (0.12%) Android
15 2 (0.12%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.062%) Windows Phone
16 1 (0.062%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 243 (15.03%) Agile Software Development
1 243 (15.03%) Business Analysis
2 229 (14.16%) ITIL
3 167 (10.33%) Business Intelligence
3 167 (10.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 156 (9.65%) Project Management
5 146 (9.03%) Stakeholder Management
6 104 (6.43%) Data Analysis
7 89 (5.50%) Change Management
7 89 (5.50%) ERP
8 86 (5.32%) CRM
9 84 (5.19%) Test Scripting
9 84 (5.19%) Analytics
10 81 (5.01%) Scrum
11 72 (4.45%) SDLC
12 65 (4.02%) PRINCE2
13 59 (3.65%) E-Commerce
14 55 (3.40%) Logistics
15 52 (3.22%) Software Testing
16 48 (2.97%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 373 (23.07%) SQL
2 85 (5.26%) C#
3 80 (4.95%) T-SQL
4 59 (3.65%) Java
5 51 (3.15%) VBA
6 36 (2.23%) PL/SQL
7 28 (1.73%) VB
8 25 (1.55%) JavaScript
8 25 (1.55%) C
9 15 (0.93%) VBScript
9 15 (0.93%) VB6
10 14 (0.87%) PowerShell
11 10 (0.62%) RPG
12 8 (0.49%) PHP
13 7 (0.43%) Python
14 6 (0.37%) R
14 6 (0.37%) Perl
14 6 (0.37%) C++
15 5 (0.31%) MUMPS
16 4 (0.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 147 (9.09%) Degree
2 93 (5.75%) ISEB
3 39 (2.41%) ISTQB
4 38 (2.35%) Cisco Certification
5 34 (2.10%) Microsoft Certification
6 30 (1.86%) ITIL Certification
7 29 (1.79%) CCNA
8 23 (1.42%) MCSE
9 21 (1.30%) CCNP
10 17 (1.05%) Security Cleared
10 17 (1.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 14 (0.87%) MCITP
11 14 (0.87%) CISSP
12 13 (0.80%) MCTS
13 12 (0.74%) CISM
14 10 (0.62%) MCP
15 7 (0.43%) MCSA
15 7 (0.43%) CEH
15 7 (0.43%) SC Cleared
15 7 (0.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (5.32%) QA
2 84 (5.19%) SLA
3 21 (1.30%) PCI DSS
4 13 (0.80%) Data Quality
5 8 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.19%) ISO 9000
7 3 (0.19%) FATCA
7 3 (0.19%) P3O
8 2 (0.12%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.12%) WAI
8 2 (0.12%) Basel II
9 1 (0.062%) BS7666
System Software
1 116 (7.17%) Active Directory
2 48 (2.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (1.61%) Hyper-V
4 17 (1.05%) XenApp
5 16 (0.99%) vSphere
6 9 (0.56%) Terminal Server
7 6 (0.37%) Snort
8 4 (0.25%) Terminal Services
8 4 (0.25%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.12%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 1 (0.062%) Time Sharing Option
11 1 (0.062%) Job Entry Subsystem
11 1 (0.062%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.062%) UAG
11 1 (0.062%) NFS
11 1 (0.062%) Xen
11 1 (0.062%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.062%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 14 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (0.80%) SCCM
3 10 (0.62%) SCOM
3 10 (0.62%) McAfee ePO
4 8 (0.49%) Backup Exec
5 7 (0.43%) Nagios
6 6 (0.37%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (0.31%) WSUS
8 4 (0.25%) Zenoss
8 4 (0.25%) WhatsUp Gold
8 4 (0.25%) Tivoli
8 4 (0.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 3 (0.19%) Netcool
9 3 (0.19%) Control-M
9 3 (0.19%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.19%) Nessus
9 3 (0.19%) ITRS Geneos
10 2 (0.12%) SCDPM
10 2 (0.12%) AirWatch
10 2 (0.12%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 300 (18.55%) Microsoft
2 121 (7.48%) Oracle
3 105 (6.49%) SAP
4 90 (5.57%) Cisco
5 84 (5.19%) VMware
6 66 (4.08%) Citrix
7 34 (2.10%) HP
8 30 (1.86%) NetApp
9 24 (1.48%) CheckPoint
10 22 (1.36%) Cognos
11 21 (1.30%) Google
12 19 (1.18%) IBM
13 15 (0.93%) Pegasus
13 15 (0.93%) McAfee
14 14 (0.87%) Apple
14 14 (0.87%) Tableau
15 13 (0.80%) Juniper
15 13 (0.80%) Remedy
16 11 (0.68%) JD Edwards
16 11 (0.68%) MicroStrategy
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment Midlands Ltd
Salary: excellent package and development
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £85,000
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £51000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £55,000 plus outstanding package
Posted: 8 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £41500 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 8 hours ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 per annum + excellent package and development
Posted: 9 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £38154 - £43941 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Expenses, Pension
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Certes Computing Ltd (Birmingham)
Posted: 23 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment Midlands Ltd
Posted: 23 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40356.00 per annum + 40d Hol+Final Sal Pen+Health
Posted: Yesterday
Lichfield, Staffordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Lichfield, Staffordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits/bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: up to 70K + bonus
Posted: Yesterday