The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 8 10 9
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 865 893 799
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.04% 16.04% 16.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.92% 16.94% 17.28%
Number of salaries quoted 734 743 694
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5112 5273 4625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.79% 94.70% 95.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4276 4428 4017
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 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Analyst
England

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -2 294 £37,500 +1.35% 37
Warwickshire +8 126 £38,000 +8.57% 20
Coventry -1 120 £32,500 -2.98% 13
Staffordshire -6 87 £30,000 +9.09% 7
Solihull -8 39 £32,000 +3.22% 5
Worcestershire -4 29 £34,000 -2.85% 5
West Bromwich +2 28 £28,500 -24.00% 1
Walsall -1 18 £39,000 +4.00% 2
Shropshire -7 17 £31,500 -14.86% 2
Wolverhampton -8 13 £33,500 -8.21% 1
Dudley +2 12 £25,500 +41.66%
Herefordshire -3 6 £35,000 +55.55%
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 31 July 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.

1 513 (28.82%) SQL
2 509 (28.60%) Finance
3 351 (19.72%) Microsoft
4 314 (17.64%) Business Analysis
5 301 (16.91%) Windows
6 275 (15.45%) MS Excel
7 247 (13.88%) Degree
8 229 (12.87%) SQL Server
9 183 (10.28%) MS Office
10 173 (9.72%) Oracle
11 157 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
12 154 (8.65%) Active Directory
13 152 (8.54%) Project Management
14 133 (7.47%) .NET
15 130 (7.30%) Agile Software Development
16 129 (7.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 126 (7.08%) Data Analysis
18 122 (6.85%) ISEB
18 122 (6.85%) CRM
19 118 (6.63%) User Acceptance Testing
20 115 (6.46%) ITIL
20 115 (6.46%) Retail
21 114 (6.40%) Stakeholder Management
22 111 (6.24%) Banking
23 104 (5.84%) QA
24 102 (5.73%) Windows Server 2008
25 100 (5.62%) WAN
26 97 (5.45%) SAP
27 96 (5.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
28 94 (5.28%) Change Management

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 83 (4.66%) MS Exchange
2 71 (3.99%) SharePoint
3 47 (2.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 37 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 27 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2007
6 23 (1.29%) IIS
7 18 (1.01%) Tomcat
8 17 (0.96%) CMS
8 17 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2003
9 16 (0.90%) WebSphere
9 16 (0.90%) Apache
10 13 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
11 12 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
12 9 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
13 8 (0.45%) SAS
14 7 (0.39%) Lync
14 7 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
15 6 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2000
15 6 (0.34%) Documentum
16 5 (0.28%) CICS
Applications
1 275 (15.45%) MS Excel
2 183 (10.28%) MS Office
3 43 (2.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 41 (2.30%) MS Visio
5 14 (0.79%) MS Project
6 10 (0.56%) SPSS
7 9 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
8 8 (0.45%) FastStats
9 5 (0.28%) Stata
10 3 (0.17%) PowerPivot
11 1 (0.056%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 31 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (1.24%) SAP R/3
2 22 (1.24%) SAP FI
3 21 (1.18%) SAP SD
4 19 (1.07%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 16 (0.90%) Maximo
6 15 (0.84%) SAP CRM
6 15 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
7 10 (0.56%) SAP MM
8 7 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
8 7 (0.39%) SAP FI/CO
8 7 (0.39%) SAP CO
9 6 (0.34%) Magento
9 6 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
9 6 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
9 6 (0.34%) SAP PP
10 5 (0.28%) Summit
10 5 (0.28%) ResourceLink
10 5 (0.28%) Line 500
10 5 (0.28%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.56%) Office 365
2 8 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (0.39%) SuccessFactors
4 6 (0.34%) SaaS
5 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.11%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.056%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 100 (5.62%) WAN
2 90 (5.06%) LAN
3 79 (4.44%) TCP/IP
4 47 (2.64%) Firewall
5 44 (2.47%) Internet
6 40 (2.25%) VPN
7 30 (1.69%) SAN
8 28 (1.57%) DHCP
8 28 (1.57%) DNS
9 21 (1.18%) VoIP
10 18 (1.01%) ADSL
11 17 (0.96%) 3G
12 15 (0.84%) MPLS
12 15 (0.84%) Wireless
13 14 (0.79%) Broadband
14 13 (0.73%) FTP
14 13 (0.73%) Network Security
15 12 (0.67%) Intranet
16 9 (0.51%) Cisco Nexus
17 8 (0.45%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 229 (12.87%) SQL Server
2 129 (7.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 96 (5.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 89 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
5 56 (3.15%) Relational Database
6 54 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 50 (2.81%) Crystal Reports
8 48 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
9 44 (2.47%) OLAP
10 35 (1.97%) MySQL
11 32 (1.80%) MS Access
12 30 (1.69%) Cognos Framework Manager
13 29 (1.63%) SAP BW
14 27 (1.52%) Data Mining
14 27 (1.52%) Oracle Database
15 25 (1.40%) SQL Server 2005
16 24 (1.35%) Cognos Report Studio
17 19 (1.07%) IBM InfoSphere
18 18 (1.01%) Cognos Analysis Studio
19 17 (0.96%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 32 (1.80%) Visual Studio
2 23 (1.29%) Selenium
3 16 (0.90%) LSMW
4 12 (0.67%) Hudson
4 12 (0.67%) Cucumber
5 10 (0.56%) Toad
6 9 (0.51%) JIRA
7 8 (0.45%) Jenkins
7 8 (0.45%) Maven
7 8 (0.45%) JBehave
7 8 (0.45%) QuickTest Pro
8 6 (0.34%) WebDriver
8 6 (0.34%) ERwin
8 6 (0.34%) Rational Rose
9 5 (0.28%) Oracle Forms
9 5 (0.28%) Git (software)
10 4 (0.22%) Visual Studio Team System
11 3 (0.17%) ClearCase
11 3 (0.17%) Subversion
12 2 (0.11%) LoadUI
General
1 509 (28.60%) Finance
2 115 (6.46%) Retail
3 111 (6.24%) Banking
4 55 (3.09%) Manufacturing
5 38 (2.13%) Marketing
6 37 (2.08%) Financial Institution
7 36 (2.02%) Legal
8 34 (1.91%) Investment Banking
9 32 (1.80%) Telecoms
10 25 (1.40%) Automotive
10 25 (1.40%) Law
11 19 (1.07%) Retail Banking
12 18 (1.01%) Billing
13 17 (0.96%) Advertising
14 13 (0.73%) Front Office
14 13 (0.73%) Back Office
15 9 (0.51%) French Language
16 8 (0.45%) Games
17 6 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
18 5 (0.28%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (7.47%) .NET
2 62 (3.48%) HTML
3 51 (2.87%) XML
4 46 (2.58%) Web Services
5 29 (1.63%) CSS
6 27 (1.52%) ASP.NET
7 21 (1.18%) .NET Framework
8 19 (1.07%) J2EE
9 18 (1.01%) Middleware
10 16 (0.90%) SAP Smart Forms
10 16 (0.90%) BAPI
11 13 (0.73%) MDX
12 12 (0.67%) Spring
12 12 (0.67%) Hibernate
12 12 (0.67%) Struts
13 10 (0.56%) REST
13 10 (0.56%) SOAP
14 7 (0.39%) EDI
14 7 (0.39%) WebCenter
14 7 (0.39%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 59 (3.31%) Mathematics
2 58 (3.26%) Management Information System
3 53 (2.98%) Blackberry
4 50 (2.81%) Computer Science
5 42 (2.36%) Credit Risk
6 30 (1.69%) Economics
7 26 (1.46%) Statistics
8 19 (1.07%) AS400
9 18 (1.01%) iSeries
10 16 (0.90%) PDA
11 14 (0.79%) Equities
12 13 (0.73%) FMCG
13 11 (0.62%) Data Extraction
13 11 (0.62%) CMDB
14 9 (0.51%) Client/Server
14 9 (0.51%) Reference Data
14 9 (0.51%) Smart Meter
14 9 (0.51%) Wiki
15 8 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
15 8 (0.45%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 301 (16.91%) Windows
2 102 (5.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 92 (5.17%) Windows 7
4 86 (4.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 85 (4.78%) UNIX
6 71 (3.99%) Windows XP
7 65 (3.65%) Linux
8 22 (1.24%) Windows 8
9 21 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (0.73%) Android
11 8 (0.45%) Windows 2000
11 8 (0.45%) Solaris
12 6 (0.34%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
13 4 (0.22%) BlackBerry OS
13 4 (0.22%) SUSE
14 3 (0.17%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.11%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.11%) i5/OS
15 2 (0.11%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 314 (17.64%) Business Analysis
2 157 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
3 152 (8.54%) Project Management
4 130 (7.30%) Agile Software Development
5 126 (7.08%) Data Analysis
6 122 (6.85%) CRM
7 118 (6.63%) User Acceptance Testing
8 115 (6.46%) ITIL
9 114 (6.40%) Stakeholder Management
10 94 (5.28%) Change Management
11 85 (4.78%) UML
12 81 (4.55%) ERP
13 75 (4.21%) E-Commerce
14 65 (3.65%) Test Scripting
15 64 (3.60%) Scrum
16 53 (2.98%) ETL
17 52 (2.92%) PRINCE2
17 52 (2.92%) Logistics
18 49 (2.75%) Data Modelling
19 44 (2.47%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 513 (28.82%) SQL
2 89 (5.00%) Java
3 84 (4.72%) C#
4 70 (3.93%) T-SQL
5 55 (3.09%) C++
6 48 (2.70%) VB
7 44 (2.47%) PL/SQL
7 44 (2.47%) VBA
8 36 (2.02%) ABAP
9 35 (1.97%) C
10 32 (1.80%) JavaScript
11 29 (1.63%) Python
11 29 (1.63%) PHP
12 18 (1.01%) Perl
13 16 (0.90%) SAPscript
14 15 (0.84%) Shell Script
15 11 (0.62%) VB.NET
15 11 (0.62%) Bash Shell
16 10 (0.56%) COBOL
17 9 (0.51%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 247 (13.88%) Degree
2 122 (6.85%) ISEB
3 64 (3.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 32 (1.80%) Cisco Certification
5 28 (1.57%) MCSE
6 26 (1.46%) ISTQB
7 25 (1.40%) CCNA
8 24 (1.35%) Security Cleared
9 17 (0.96%) MCP
10 16 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
11 15 (0.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 12 (0.67%) OCPJP
12 12 (0.67%) OCMJD
12 12 (0.67%) SC Cleared
12 12 (0.67%) Sun Certification
13 11 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 10 (0.56%) CBAP
15 9 (0.51%) CCNP
15 9 (0.51%) CISSP
15 9 (0.51%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (5.84%) QA
2 72 (4.04%) SLA
3 13 (0.73%) PCI DSS
4 12 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (0.28%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.28%) COBIT
6 4 (0.22%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.056%) Solvency II
System Software
1 154 (8.65%) Active Directory
2 31 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (1.46%) XenApp
4 24 (1.35%) vSphere
5 17 (0.96%) VMware ESX
6 15 (0.84%) Hyper-V
7 12 (0.67%) Terminal Services
8 9 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (0.45%) XenDesktop
10 4 (0.22%) Snort
11 3 (0.17%) XenServer
12 2 (0.11%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.11%) NFS
13 1 (0.056%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.056%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.056%) IAG
13 1 (0.056%) UAG
13 1 (0.056%) Xen
Systems Management
1 24 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
2 21 (1.18%) SCCM
3 10 (0.56%) Backup Exec
3 10 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 6 (0.34%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (0.28%) CA Endevor
5 5 (0.28%) XenMobile
6 4 (0.22%) WSUS
6 4 (0.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (0.11%) WhatsUp Gold
7 2 (0.11%) Zenoss
8 1 (0.056%) MAILsweeper
8 1 (0.056%) MOM
8 1 (0.056%) OPNET
8 1 (0.056%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.056%) Cacti
8 1 (0.056%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 351 (19.72%) Microsoft
2 173 (9.72%) Oracle
3 97 (5.45%) SAP
4 77 (4.33%) Citrix
5 75 (4.21%) VMware
6 68 (3.82%) Cisco
7 59 (3.31%) Cognos
8 41 (2.30%) Business Objects
9 39 (2.19%) IBM
10 26 (1.46%) HP
11 23 (1.29%) Netezza
12 22 (1.24%) RedPrairie
13 20 (1.12%) Sage
13 20 (1.12%) NetApp
14 19 (1.07%) McAfee
15 18 (1.01%) LANDesk
16 17 (0.96%) Apple
17 16 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
18 15 (0.84%) Sun
19 12 (0.67%) hybris
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £27850 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £23240.00 - £25526.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Net Talent
Posted: Yesterday
Shropshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Market + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £42350 per annum + Pension, Benefits, Parking, 25+8 hol
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Search Consultancy
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Capita
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands
Xoserve
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £52000.00 per annum + Plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £27,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
ANG2 Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago