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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 13 8 10
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 718 915 785
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.61% 17.83% 15.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.29% 18.74% 16.26%
Number of salaries quoted 620 819 627
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
5025 4883 4828
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.26% 95.15% 95.97%
Number of salaries quoted 4220 4119 4018
Average salary £39,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -9 220 £37,500 - 44
Warwickshire -7 107 £37,500 - 17
Coventry -11 92 £40,000 +23.07% 16
Staffordshire +5 91 £31,000 +3.33% 16
Solihull +4 45 £32,000 -14.66% 5
Shropshire -8 27 £32,750 -22.94% 10
Walsall +12 25 £37,500 - 1
Dudley +4 22 £27,250 +4.80%
Worcestershire -14 19 £26,500 -7.01% 6
Wolverhampton -3 10 £36,750 +13.07%
Herefordshire -1 6 £21,500 -28.33%
Sutton Coldfield -2 3 £27,500 +39.24% 1
West Bromwich -12 1 - - 3
Analyst
England

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 373 (23.79%) Finance
2 371 (23.66%) SQL
3 332 (21.17%) Windows
4 302 (19.26%) Microsoft
5 268 (17.09%) Agile Software Development
6 243 (15.50%) SQL Server
7 241 (15.37%) ITIL
8 219 (13.97%) MS Excel
9 196 (12.50%) Business Analysis
10 180 (11.48%) Active Directory
11 169 (10.78%) Analytical Skills
12 147 (9.38%) MS Office
13 146 (9.31%) Degree
14 144 (9.18%) User Acceptance Testing
15 131 (8.35%) Business Intelligence
16 122 (7.78%) Stakeholder Management
17 121 (7.72%) ISEB
18 120 (7.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 116 (7.40%) VMware
19 116 (7.40%) Project Management
20 112 (7.14%) SLA
21 109 (6.95%) Retail
21 109 (6.95%) Test Scripting
22 103 (6.57%) Scrum
23 102 (6.51%) .NET
24 101 (6.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 99 (6.31%) QA
25 99 (6.31%) CRM
26 89 (5.68%) Windows 7
27 88 (5.61%) PRINCE2

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (5.04%) MS Exchange
2 52 (3.32%) SharePoint
3 24 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 20 (1.28%) SAS
5 15 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
6 14 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2003
6 14 (0.89%) IIS
7 13 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
8 10 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2007
9 8 (0.51%) Tomcat
10 7 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
10 7 (0.45%) WebSphere
10 7 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2000
11 6 (0.38%) WorkSite
11 6 (0.38%) CMS
11 6 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
12 5 (0.32%) Apache
13 4 (0.26%) Alfresco
13 4 (0.26%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 219 (13.97%) MS Excel
2 147 (9.38%) MS Office
3 21 (1.34%) MS Visio
3 21 (1.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (0.77%) MS Project
5 3 (0.19%) Open Workbench
6 2 (0.13%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.13%) SPSS
7 1 (0.064%) Simulink
7 1 (0.064%) Windchill
7 1 (0.064%) Stata
7 1 (0.064%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.064%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 35 (2.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 31 (1.98%) Oracle EBS R12
3 23 (1.47%) SAP MM
4 20 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
5 16 (1.02%) SAP SD
6 14 (0.89%) SAP CO
6 14 (0.89%) SAP FI/CO
6 14 (0.89%) Movex
6 14 (0.89%) SAP FI
7 12 (0.77%) SAP Retail
7 12 (0.77%) Oracle Financials
8 9 (0.57%) Oracle General Ledger
8 9 (0.57%) ResourceLink
8 9 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
8 9 (0.57%) Oracle Payables
8 9 (0.57%) Oracle Receivables
8 9 (0.57%) Oracle Assets
9 8 (0.51%) Oracle Applications
10 6 (0.38%) Temenos T24
10 6 (0.38%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 13 (0.83%) SaaS
2 12 (0.77%) Office 365
3 2 (0.13%) Trello
3 2 (0.13%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.13%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.064%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.064%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.064%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 61 (3.89%) Firewall
2 52 (3.32%) LAN
3 51 (3.25%) VPN
4 46 (2.93%) WAN
5 40 (2.55%) TCP/IP
6 29 (1.85%) DNS
7 22 (1.40%) Wireless
7 22 (1.40%) Internet
8 21 (1.34%) VLAN
9 20 (1.28%) Cisco ASA
10 17 (1.08%) VoIP
11 15 (0.96%) DHCP
12 13 (0.83%) MPLS
12 13 (0.83%) SAN
12 13 (0.83%) Network Security
13 12 (0.77%) Wi-Fi
14 10 (0.64%) Cisco Nexus
14 10 (0.64%) IPsec
15 9 (0.57%) Intranet
15 9 (0.57%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 243 (15.50%) SQL Server
2 120 (7.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 101 (6.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 56 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 55 (3.51%) Relational Database
6 50 (3.19%) SQL Server 2008
7 43 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
8 32 (2.04%) MySQL
9 30 (1.91%) MS Access
10 29 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
11 20 (1.28%) Data Mining
12 15 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
12 15 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
13 14 (0.89%) Oracle Discoverer
14 13 (0.83%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 12 (0.77%) RDBMS
16 11 (0.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 9 (0.57%) Crystal Reports
17 9 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
18 8 (0.51%) Cognos Report Studio
Development Applications
1 30 (1.91%) Selenium
2 18 (1.15%) JIRA
3 17 (1.08%) Visual Studio
4 15 (0.96%) Oracle Forms
5 11 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (0.57%) SoapUI
7 8 (0.51%) Bugzilla
8 7 (0.45%) TestDirector
8 7 (0.45%) JUnit
9 6 (0.38%) Toad
9 6 (0.38%) QuickTest Pro
10 5 (0.32%) LoadRunner
10 5 (0.32%) Eclipse
11 4 (0.26%) Calabash
11 4 (0.26%) Appium
11 4 (0.26%) Robotium
12 3 (0.19%) JMeter
13 2 (0.13%) Ranorex
13 2 (0.13%) Hudson
13 2 (0.13%) WebDriver
General
1 373 (23.79%) Finance
2 109 (6.95%) Retail
3 71 (4.53%) Banking
4 62 (3.95%) Billing
5 60 (3.83%) Marketing
6 35 (2.23%) Manufacturing
7 32 (2.04%) Telecoms
8 19 (1.21%) Retail Banking
9 17 (1.08%) Back Office
9 17 (1.08%) Law
10 13 (0.83%) Aerospace
11 12 (0.77%) Legal
12 10 (0.64%) Automotive
13 9 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
14 7 (0.45%) Publishing
15 6 (0.38%) Front Office
16 4 (0.26%) Military
17 3 (0.19%) Local Government
17 3 (0.19%) Investment Banking
17 3 (0.19%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (6.51%) .NET
2 37 (2.36%) XML
3 34 (2.17%) ASP.NET
4 33 (2.10%) HTML
5 25 (1.59%) Web Services
6 17 (1.08%) ASP.NET MVC
7 16 (1.02%) WCF
7 16 (1.02%) CSS
8 12 (0.77%) .NET Framework
9 8 (0.51%) Middleware
10 6 (0.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 5 (0.32%) SAP ALE
12 4 (0.26%) SAP PI
12 4 (0.26%) SAP Business Workflow
12 4 (0.26%) jQuery
12 4 (0.26%) J2EE
13 3 (0.19%) JSP
13 3 (0.19%) XSLT
13 3 (0.19%) Hibernate
13 3 (0.19%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 169 (10.78%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (3.76%) Management Information System
3 31 (1.98%) Computer Science
4 21 (1.34%) Mathematics
5 17 (1.08%) FMCG
5 17 (1.08%) SCADA
6 16 (1.02%) Statistics
6 16 (1.02%) Blackberry
7 15 (0.96%) EPoS
7 15 (0.96%) User Experience
8 14 (0.89%) iSeries
9 12 (0.77%) Mobile App
9 12 (0.77%) Economics
10 11 (0.70%) Data Structures
10 11 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (0.45%) Handset
11 7 (0.45%) Credit Risk
11 7 (0.45%) Data Extraction
12 6 (0.38%) Open Source
13 5 (0.32%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 332 (21.17%) Windows
2 89 (5.68%) Windows 7
3 76 (4.85%) Linux
4 70 (4.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 52 (3.32%) UNIX
6 46 (2.93%) Windows XP
7 44 (2.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 28 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
9 21 (1.34%) Windows 8
10 17 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (0.57%) CentOS
11 9 (0.57%) Android
12 8 (0.51%) Windows Mobile
12 8 (0.51%) Windows 2000
13 7 (0.45%) Windows Vista
14 6 (0.38%) Apple iOS
15 4 (0.26%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.26%) Windows 2000 Server
15 4 (0.26%) AIX
16 2 (0.13%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 268 (17.09%) Agile Software Development
2 241 (15.37%) ITIL
3 196 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 144 (9.18%) User Acceptance Testing
5 131 (8.35%) Business Intelligence
6 122 (7.78%) Stakeholder Management
7 116 (7.40%) Project Management
8 109 (6.95%) Test Scripting
9 103 (6.57%) Scrum
10 99 (6.31%) CRM
11 88 (5.61%) PRINCE2
12 86 (5.48%) Data Analysis
13 74 (4.72%) Software Testing
14 73 (4.66%) Change Management
15 66 (4.21%) E-Commerce
15 66 (4.21%) ERP
16 58 (3.70%) System Testing
17 54 (3.44%) Service Delivery
18 53 (3.38%) Kanban
19 51 (3.25%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 371 (23.66%) SQL
2 74 (4.72%) C#
3 57 (3.64%) T-SQL
4 47 (3.00%) VBA
5 37 (2.36%) Java
6 36 (2.30%) PL/SQL
7 35 (2.23%) VB
8 26 (1.66%) JavaScript
9 17 (1.08%) C
10 13 (0.83%) PHP
11 11 (0.70%) VB6
12 8 (0.51%) VBScript
13 7 (0.45%) Shell Script
13 7 (0.45%) PowerShell
13 7 (0.45%) R
14 5 (0.32%) MATLAB
14 5 (0.32%) RPG
14 5 (0.32%) ABAP
15 4 (0.26%) VB.NET
16 3 (0.19%) Perl
Qualifications
1 146 (9.31%) Degree
2 121 (7.72%) ISEB
3 43 (2.74%) ISTQB
4 41 (2.61%) Microsoft Certification
5 38 (2.42%) ITIL Certification
6 36 (2.30%) MCSE
7 30 (1.91%) Cisco Certification
8 28 (1.79%) CCNA
9 21 (1.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 19 (1.21%) CEH
10 19 (1.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 18 (1.15%) Security Cleared
12 17 (1.08%) GIAC
13 13 (0.83%) CCNP
13 13 (0.83%) MCITP
14 9 (0.57%) MCSA
14 9 (0.57%) MCTS
15 6 (0.38%) CISSP
16 5 (0.32%) HND
16 5 (0.32%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (7.14%) SLA
2 99 (6.31%) QA
3 21 (1.34%) PCI DSS
4 16 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (0.45%) FATCA
6 3 (0.19%) COBIT
7 1 (0.064%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 180 (11.48%) Active Directory
2 67 (4.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (1.34%) Hyper-V
4 19 (1.21%) vSphere
5 16 (1.02%) Terminal Services
6 15 (0.96%) Snort
7 14 (0.89%) XenApp
8 7 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (0.38%) Terminal Server
10 5 (0.32%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.064%) ProxySG
11 1 (0.064%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.064%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (0.64%) Control-M
3 9 (0.57%) SCCM
4 7 (0.45%) Nagios
5 4 (0.26%) SCOM
6 3 (0.19%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (0.19%) SCDPM
7 2 (0.13%) WSUS
7 2 (0.13%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.064%) Netcool
8 1 (0.064%) OpenView
8 1 (0.064%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.064%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.064%) ServiceCenter
8 1 (0.064%) WhatsUp Gold
8 1 (0.064%) Cacti
8 1 (0.064%) Zenoss
8 1 (0.064%) Puppet
8 1 (0.064%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 302 (19.26%) Microsoft
2 116 (7.40%) VMware
3 87 (5.55%) Oracle
4 82 (5.23%) Cisco
5 81 (5.17%) Citrix
6 77 (4.91%) SAP
7 42 (2.68%) NetApp
8 33 (2.10%) HP
9 31 (1.98%) IBM
10 26 (1.66%) Business Objects
11 19 (1.21%) Cognos
12 16 (1.02%) Dell
13 15 (0.96%) CheckPoint
13 15 (0.96%) Pegasus
13 15 (0.96%) Apple
13 15 (0.96%) EMC
14 13 (0.83%) Kofax
15 12 (0.77%) Sun
15 12 (0.77%) Juniper
16 11 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £23000.00 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Vertical IT
Posted: 2 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £28500 per annum + training and excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £28550 per annum + Non contrib Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Shipston-On-Stour, Warwickshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Next Move IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Next Move IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Consult Solutions
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Shropshire
GSA Techsource Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £44000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Anderson Scott Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £22,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago