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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 9 7 9
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 882 930 771
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.93% 16.73% 16.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.69% 17.65% 17.04%
Number of salaries quoted 732 805 667
Average salary £36,000 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,650 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
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
5285 5270 4524
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.47% 94.78% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 4384 4466 3887
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 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 August 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 22 August 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 -1 307 £38,500 +2.66% 32
Warwickshire +10 132 £38,000 +16.92% 11
Coventry -1 121 £32,500 -2.98% 19
Staffordshire -4 103 £35,000 +30.84% 16
Solihull -12 39 £29,500 -5.60% 1
Worcestershire -5 31 £32,500 +4.83% 3
Walsall -2 23 £39,000 +4.00% 3
West Bromwich +3 16 £31,500 +8.62% 1
Wolverhampton -4 15 £33,500 -8.21% 2
Shropshire -12 12 £31,500 -13.69% 1
Dudley +5 9 £27,750 -10.48%
Herefordshire -4 5 £35,000 -
Sutton Coldfield -2 3 £37,500 +70.45% 1
Wednesbury 0 1 - -
Halesowen -1 1 £21,000 -16.00%
Analyst
England

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 529 (29.31%) SQL
2 517 (28.64%) Finance
3 362 (20.06%) Microsoft
4 319 (17.67%) Business Analysis
5 310 (17.17%) Windows
6 276 (15.29%) MS Excel
7 271 (15.01%) Degree
8 226 (12.52%) SQL Server
9 188 (10.42%) Oracle
10 184 (10.19%) MS Office
11 158 (8.75%) Project Management
12 154 (8.53%) Business Intelligence
13 152 (8.42%) Active Directory
14 139 (7.70%) .NET
14 139 (7.70%) Data Analysis
15 137 (7.59%) CRM
16 135 (7.48%) ITIL
17 133 (7.37%) Agile Software Development
18 125 (6.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 123 (6.81%) ISEB
20 114 (6.32%) QA
21 113 (6.26%) Retail
22 111 (6.15%) User Acceptance Testing
23 110 (6.09%) Stakeholder Management
24 108 (5.98%) Windows Server 2008
25 105 (5.82%) Banking
26 97 (5.37%) WAN
27 96 (5.32%) UNIX
28 94 (5.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
29 91 (5.04%) SAP

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 84 (4.65%) MS Exchange
2 82 (4.54%) SharePoint
3 45 (2.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 41 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 27 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2007
5 27 (1.50%) IIS
6 22 (1.22%) Tomcat
7 19 (1.05%) Apache
8 17 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2013
9 15 (0.83%) WebSphere
9 15 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2003
10 14 (0.78%) CMS
11 11 (0.61%) Oracle Workflow
12 9 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
13 8 (0.44%) Lync
14 7 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
14 7 (0.39%) SAS
15 6 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2000
16 5 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
16 5 (0.28%) CICS
Applications
1 276 (15.29%) MS Excel
2 184 (10.19%) MS Office
3 48 (2.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 41 (2.27%) MS Visio
5 16 (0.89%) MS Project
6 9 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.33%) SPSS
7 6 (0.33%) FastStats
8 5 (0.28%) Stata
9 3 (0.17%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 36 (1.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (1.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 20 (1.11%) SAP R/3
3 20 (1.11%) SAP FI
4 19 (1.05%) Dynamics AX
5 16 (0.89%) SAP CRM
5 16 (0.89%) SAP SD
6 15 (0.83%) Maximo
7 7 (0.39%) Magento
7 7 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
7 7 (0.39%) Summit
7 7 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
8 6 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
8 6 (0.33%) SAP PP
8 6 (0.33%) Oracle Retail
9 5 (0.28%) SAP ERP
9 5 (0.28%) Line 500
9 5 (0.28%) SAP MM
9 5 (0.28%) HFM
9 5 (0.28%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 11 (0.61%) Office 365
2 10 (0.55%) SuccessFactors
3 9 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.28%) SaaS
5 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.055%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 97 (5.37%) WAN
2 88 (4.88%) LAN
3 74 (4.10%) TCP/IP
4 52 (2.88%) Firewall
5 45 (2.49%) Internet
6 34 (1.88%) VPN
7 31 (1.72%) SAN
8 25 (1.39%) DHCP
8 25 (1.39%) DNS
9 19 (1.05%) VoIP
10 17 (0.94%) Network Security
10 17 (0.94%) MPLS
10 17 (0.94%) 3G
10 17 (0.94%) ADSL
11 14 (0.78%) Broadband
11 14 (0.78%) FTP
11 14 (0.78%) Intranet
12 11 (0.61%) Cisco Nexus
13 10 (0.55%) Symposium
13 10 (0.55%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 226 (12.52%) SQL Server
2 125 (6.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 94 (5.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 86 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
5 56 (3.10%) Relational Database
6 55 (3.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 49 (2.71%) SQL Server 2008
8 48 (2.66%) Crystal Reports
9 38 (2.11%) MS Access
10 37 (2.05%) OLAP
11 34 (1.88%) Cognos Framework Manager
12 33 (1.83%) Oracle Database
13 31 (1.72%) MySQL
14 28 (1.55%) SAP BW
14 28 (1.55%) Cognos Report Studio
15 25 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
16 23 (1.27%) Data Mining
17 22 (1.22%) Cognos Analysis Studio
18 21 (1.16%) IBM InfoSphere
19 19 (1.05%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 39 (2.16%) Visual Studio
2 18 (1.00%) Selenium
3 16 (0.89%) LSMW
4 11 (0.61%) Toad
5 10 (0.55%) JIRA
6 9 (0.50%) Cucumber
6 9 (0.50%) Hudson
6 9 (0.50%) ERwin
6 9 (0.50%) QuickTest Pro
7 8 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
8 7 (0.39%) Git (software)
9 6 (0.33%) Rational Rose
9 6 (0.33%) Jenkins
10 5 (0.28%) Maven
10 5 (0.28%) JBehave
11 4 (0.22%) Visual Studio Team System
12 3 (0.17%) WebDriver
12 3 (0.17%) JUnit
13 2 (0.11%) LoadUI
13 2 (0.11%) JMeter
General
1 517 (28.64%) Finance
2 113 (6.26%) Retail
3 105 (5.82%) Banking
4 54 (2.99%) Manufacturing
5 43 (2.38%) Legal
6 40 (2.22%) Telecoms
7 39 (2.16%) Marketing
8 37 (2.05%) Financial Institution
9 36 (1.99%) Investment Banking
10 23 (1.27%) Automotive
11 22 (1.22%) Billing
12 21 (1.16%) Law
13 17 (0.94%) Retail Banking
13 17 (0.94%) Advertising
14 13 (0.72%) Front Office
15 12 (0.66%) Back Office
16 9 (0.50%) French Language
16 9 (0.50%) Games
17 6 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
18 4 (0.22%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (7.70%) .NET
2 65 (3.60%) HTML
3 58 (3.21%) XML
4 49 (2.71%) Web Services
5 31 (1.72%) ASP.NET
6 26 (1.44%) CSS
7 23 (1.27%) .NET Framework
8 21 (1.16%) J2EE
9 19 (1.05%) Middleware
10 16 (0.89%) SAP Smart Forms
10 16 (0.89%) BAPI
11 13 (0.72%) Spring
11 13 (0.72%) Struts
11 13 (0.72%) Hibernate
12 11 (0.61%) MDX
13 9 (0.50%) jQuery
14 8 (0.44%) SOAP
15 7 (0.39%) WebCenter
15 7 (0.39%) REST
16 6 (0.33%) OpenMP
Miscellaneous
1 59 (3.27%) Mathematics
1 59 (3.27%) Computer Science
2 52 (2.88%) Management Information System
3 51 (2.83%) Blackberry
4 46 (2.55%) Credit Risk
5 36 (1.99%) Economics
6 19 (1.05%) Statistics
7 18 (1.00%) Equities
8 16 (0.89%) PDA
9 13 (0.72%) Wiki
9 13 (0.72%) iSeries
9 13 (0.72%) AS400
10 12 (0.66%) CMDB
11 11 (0.61%) Smart Meter
12 10 (0.55%) FMCG
12 10 (0.55%) Derivative
13 9 (0.50%) Data Extraction
13 9 (0.50%) Mainframe
14 8 (0.44%) Client/Server
14 8 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 310 (17.17%) Windows
2 108 (5.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 96 (5.32%) UNIX
4 90 (4.99%) Windows Server 2003
5 89 (4.93%) Windows 7
6 64 (3.55%) Windows XP
7 56 (3.10%) Linux
8 29 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
9 24 (1.33%) Windows 8
10 12 (0.66%) Android
11 8 (0.44%) Windows 2000
12 5 (0.28%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.22%) Solaris
13 4 (0.22%) BlackBerry OS
13 4 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
14 3 (0.17%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (0.17%) SUSE
15 2 (0.11%) Debian
15 2 (0.11%) AIX
15 2 (0.11%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 319 (17.67%) Business Analysis
2 158 (8.75%) Project Management
3 154 (8.53%) Business Intelligence
4 139 (7.70%) Data Analysis
5 137 (7.59%) CRM
6 135 (7.48%) ITIL
7 133 (7.37%) Agile Software Development
8 111 (6.15%) User Acceptance Testing
9 110 (6.09%) Stakeholder Management
10 86 (4.76%) UML
11 79 (4.38%) ERP
12 76 (4.21%) Change Management
13 72 (3.99%) Test Scripting
14 71 (3.93%) Scrum
14 71 (3.93%) E-Commerce
15 52 (2.88%) Logistics
16 50 (2.77%) Automated Testing
17 49 (2.71%) Migration
18 48 (2.66%) Software Testing
18 48 (2.66%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 529 (29.31%) SQL
2 84 (4.65%) C#
2 84 (4.65%) Java
3 71 (3.93%) T-SQL
4 57 (3.16%) C++
5 49 (2.71%) VB
6 44 (2.44%) PL/SQL
7 41 (2.27%) VBA
8 34 (1.88%) ABAP
9 33 (1.83%) JavaScript
10 31 (1.72%) C
11 30 (1.66%) Python
12 23 (1.27%) PHP
13 18 (1.00%) Perl
14 16 (0.89%) SAPscript
15 15 (0.83%) Bash Shell
16 12 (0.66%) COBOL
17 9 (0.50%) VB.NET
17 9 (0.50%) Shell Script
18 8 (0.44%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 271 (15.01%) Degree
2 123 (6.81%) ISEB
3 67 (3.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 31 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
5 29 (1.61%) MCSE
6 28 (1.55%) Security Cleared
7 22 (1.22%) CCNA
8 20 (1.11%) ISTQB
9 18 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
9 18 (1.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 15 (0.83%) SC Cleared
10 15 (0.83%) MCP
11 13 (0.72%) Sun Certification
11 13 (0.72%) CCNP
11 13 (0.72%) CISSP
11 13 (0.72%) OCPJP
11 13 (0.72%) OCMJD
12 9 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 9 (0.50%) CCSA
12 9 (0.50%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (6.32%) QA
2 71 (3.93%) SLA
3 15 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (0.83%) PCI DSS
4 12 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (0.39%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.33%) COBIT
7 5 (0.28%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.055%) Solvency II
System Software
1 152 (8.42%) Active Directory
2 35 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (1.50%) XenApp
4 23 (1.27%) vSphere
5 20 (1.11%) VMware ESX
6 19 (1.05%) Hyper-V
7 10 (0.55%) Terminal Services
8 9 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (0.44%) XenDesktop
10 4 (0.22%) Snort
11 3 (0.17%) XenServer
12 1 (0.055%) Xen
12 1 (0.055%) IAG
12 1 (0.055%) UAG
12 1 (0.055%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.055%) NFS
12 1 (0.055%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 27 (1.50%) HP Quality Center
2 19 (1.05%) SCCM
3 11 (0.61%) Backup Exec
4 8 (0.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 6 (0.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 6 (0.33%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (0.28%) WSUS
6 5 (0.28%) CA Endevor
6 5 (0.28%) XenMobile
7 2 (0.11%) MOM
7 2 (0.11%) WhatsUp Gold
7 2 (0.11%) Zenoss
8 1 (0.055%) SCOM
8 1 (0.055%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.055%) Cacti
8 1 (0.055%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.055%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.055%) OPNET
Vendors
1 362 (20.06%) Microsoft
2 188 (10.42%) Oracle
3 91 (5.04%) SAP
4 79 (4.38%) Citrix
5 75 (4.16%) VMware
6 70 (3.88%) Cisco
7 59 (3.27%) Cognos
8 43 (2.38%) Business Objects
9 38 (2.11%) IBM
10 28 (1.55%) HP
11 25 (1.39%) Netezza
12 19 (1.05%) McAfee
13 18 (1.00%) Sun
13 18 (1.00%) RedPrairie
13 18 (1.00%) LANDesk
14 17 (0.94%) NetApp
15 16 (0.89%) Apple
15 16 (0.89%) Sage
16 15 (0.83%) CheckPoint
16 15 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Strategic Insights Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Net Talent
Posted: 21 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire
Network IT Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £17000 - £18000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Net Talent
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £27000 - £31000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £27850 per annum + Excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £55000 - £56000 per annum + Car, Bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £24k - 26k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Network ITR
Salary: £45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £51000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £28000.00 - £34000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £44000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcestershire
Talent International
Salary: £21000 - £27000 per annum + benefits + training
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago