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

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 6 7 12
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 968 858 730
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.08% 17.69% 15.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.94% 18.63% 16.01%
Number of salaries quoted 862 727 636
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,100 £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
5111 4605 4559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.44% 94.97% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 4532 3878 3994
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 29 December 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 29 December 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 +2 354 £35,000 -6.66% 24
Warwickshire +4 157 £35,000 - 11
Coventry -2 135 £36,000 +2.85% 9
Staffordshire -3 101 £32,500 +13.04% 5
Solihull -5 59 £34,500 +15.00% 3
Walsall +1 32 £38,750 +19.23% 2
Wolverhampton -2 29 £35,000 +5.15% 2
Shropshire -9 20 £29,500 -15.71% 2
Worcestershire +11 16 £43,750 +50.86% 1
Dudley +1 10 £26,250 +16.66%
Herefordshire - 7 £26,000 - 1
West Bromwich -3 4 £18,500 -50.66%
Sutton Coldfield +2 3 £40,000 +31.14%
Wednesbury - 2 £31,500 -
Analyst
England

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 December 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.

1 596 (31.47%) SQL
2 476 (25.13%) Finance
3 432 (22.81%) Microsoft
4 377 (19.90%) Windows
5 302 (15.95%) SQL Server
6 284 (14.99%) Analytical Skills
7 283 (14.94%) MS Excel
8 280 (14.78%) Business Analysis
9 270 (14.26%) Agile Software Development
10 265 (13.99%) Degree
11 234 (12.35%) ITIL
12 177 (9.35%) .NET
13 172 (9.08%) Oracle
14 171 (9.03%) MS Office
15 170 (8.98%) Active Directory
15 170 (8.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 169 (8.92%) Business Intelligence
17 167 (8.82%) ISEB
18 161 (8.50%) Project Management
19 158 (8.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 141 (7.44%) QA
21 140 (7.39%) UNIX
22 125 (6.60%) Data Analysis
23 123 (6.49%) Scrum
23 123 (6.49%) Stakeholder Management
24 121 (6.39%) CRM
25 119 (6.28%) VMware
26 116 (6.12%) Windows Server 2008
27 111 (5.86%) Retail
27 111 (5.86%) SLA

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 82 (4.33%) MS Exchange
2 76 (4.01%) SharePoint
3 47 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2010
4 34 (1.80%) IIS
5 25 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
6 22 (1.16%) Tomcat
7 21 (1.11%) SAS
8 17 (0.90%) Apache
9 13 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2007
10 11 (0.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 9 (0.48%) CMS
12 8 (0.42%) IBM Notes
12 8 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
12 8 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2003
12 8 (0.42%) WebSphere
13 7 (0.37%) Documentum
13 7 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
14 6 (0.32%) FileNet
14 6 (0.32%) Alfresco
14 6 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 283 (14.94%) MS Excel
2 171 (9.03%) MS Office
3 43 (2.27%) MS Visio
4 41 (2.16%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (0.63%) MS Project
6 6 (0.32%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.32%) SPSS
6 6 (0.32%) Fireworks
6 6 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.11%) Stata
9 1 (0.053%) S-PLUS
9 1 (0.053%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.053%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 36 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.95%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 17 (0.90%) Oracle EBS R12
3 17 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
4 11 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
5 10 (0.53%) Servitor
5 10 (0.53%) Oracle General Ledger
5 10 (0.53%) Oracle Payables
5 10 (0.53%) Oracle Receivables
5 10 (0.53%) Oracle Assets
6 9 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
7 7 (0.37%) Oracle Financials
8 6 (0.32%) Summit
8 6 (0.32%) Oracle Retail
9 5 (0.26%) SAP R/3
10 4 (0.21%) SAP FI
10 4 (0.21%) SAP CRM
10 4 (0.21%) Magento
11 3 (0.16%) Epicor Vantage
11 3 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.53%) Office 365
2 8 (0.42%) SuccessFactors
3 7 (0.37%) Google Apps
4 6 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.32%) SaaS
5 5 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.053%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 87 (4.59%) LAN
2 82 (4.33%) WAN
3 70 (3.70%) TCP/IP
4 68 (3.59%) Firewall
5 49 (2.59%) Internet
6 45 (2.38%) SAN
7 34 (1.80%) Network Security
8 32 (1.69%) VPN
9 28 (1.48%) DNS
10 21 (1.11%) FTP
10 21 (1.11%) VoIP
10 21 (1.11%) Cisco ASA
11 20 (1.06%) MPLS
12 18 (0.95%) DHCP
13 14 (0.74%) Intranet
14 13 (0.69%) Symposium
15 12 (0.63%) Wireless
16 11 (0.58%) SSH
16 11 (0.58%) OSPF
16 11 (0.58%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 302 (15.95%) SQL Server
2 170 (8.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 158 (8.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 100 (5.28%) SQL Server 2008
5 92 (4.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 86 (4.54%) Relational Database
7 53 (2.80%) Data Warehouse
8 50 (2.64%) MS Access
9 42 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
10 36 (1.90%) Crystal Reports
10 36 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
11 32 (1.69%) Oracle Database
12 30 (1.58%) RDBMS
13 27 (1.43%) MySQL
14 25 (1.32%) Data Mining
15 20 (1.06%) Cognos Report Studio
16 19 (1.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
17 18 (0.95%) Cognos Analysis Studio
18 15 (0.79%) DB2
18 15 (0.79%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 53 (2.80%) Visual Studio
2 25 (1.32%) Selenium
3 14 (0.74%) Git (software)
4 13 (0.69%) Oracle Forms
5 9 (0.48%) QuickTest Pro
5 9 (0.48%) Hudson
6 8 (0.42%) Toad
6 8 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (0.37%) JIRA
7 7 (0.37%) ERwin
8 6 (0.32%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 5 (0.26%) JMeter
9 5 (0.26%) LSMW
10 4 (0.21%) MSTest
11 3 (0.16%) SoapUI
11 3 (0.16%) WebDriver
12 2 (0.11%) TestComplete
12 2 (0.11%) JUnit
12 2 (0.11%) LoadRunner
12 2 (0.11%) Metasploit
General
1 476 (25.13%) Finance
2 111 (5.86%) Retail
3 69 (3.64%) Banking
4 62 (3.27%) Telecoms
5 56 (2.96%) Billing
6 55 (2.90%) Marketing
7 42 (2.22%) Legal
8 26 (1.37%) Manufacturing
8 26 (1.37%) Financial Institution
9 19 (1.00%) Advertising
10 14 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
10 14 (0.74%) Automotive
11 12 (0.63%) Aerospace
11 12 (0.63%) Back Office
12 11 (0.58%) Investment Banking
13 10 (0.53%) Law
14 7 (0.37%) Front Office
15 6 (0.32%) Retail Banking
16 5 (0.26%) Games
17 3 (0.16%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 177 (9.35%) .NET
2 68 (3.59%) HTML
3 66 (3.48%) XML
4 48 (2.53%) Web Services
4 48 (2.53%) ASP.NET
5 42 (2.22%) CSS
6 32 (1.69%) .NET Framework
7 22 (1.16%) jQuery
8 16 (0.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 15 (0.79%) AngularJS
9 15 (0.79%) J2EE
10 11 (0.58%) Hibernate
11 10 (0.53%) Spring
11 10 (0.53%) Struts
12 8 (0.42%) MDX
13 7 (0.37%) WCF
13 7 (0.37%) SOAP
14 6 (0.32%) XSLT
14 6 (0.32%) Ajax
14 6 (0.32%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 284 (14.99%) Analytical Skills
2 70 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 63 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 46 (2.43%) Mathematics
5 30 (1.58%) Credit Risk
6 28 (1.48%) Economics
7 20 (1.06%) Data Protection Act
7 20 (1.06%) User Experience
8 15 (0.79%) SCADA
9 14 (0.74%) Statistics
9 14 (0.74%) Equities
9 14 (0.74%) Wiki
10 12 (0.63%) Mobile App
10 12 (0.63%) Smart Meter
10 12 (0.63%) EPoS
10 12 (0.63%) Derivative
11 11 (0.58%) Blackberry
11 11 (0.58%) Clustering
11 11 (0.58%) Data Structures
12 10 (0.53%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 377 (19.90%) Windows
2 140 (7.39%) UNIX
3 116 (6.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 93 (4.91%) Linux
5 88 (4.65%) Windows 7
6 80 (4.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 54 (2.85%) Windows XP
8 48 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
9 29 (1.53%) Windows 8
10 18 (0.95%) Solaris
11 11 (0.58%) Android
12 9 (0.48%) Apple iOS
13 8 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 7 (0.37%) CentOS
15 6 (0.32%) Windows 2000
16 4 (0.21%) Windows Vista
17 3 (0.16%) Mac OS
17 3 (0.16%) AIX
18 2 (0.11%) MVS
18 2 (0.11%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 280 (14.78%) Business Analysis
2 270 (14.26%) Agile Software Development
3 234 (12.35%) ITIL
4 169 (8.92%) Business Intelligence
5 161 (8.50%) Project Management
6 125 (6.60%) Data Analysis
7 123 (6.49%) Stakeholder Management
7 123 (6.49%) Scrum
8 121 (6.39%) CRM
9 104 (5.49%) User Acceptance Testing
10 89 (4.70%) Change Management
11 81 (4.28%) Software Testing
12 71 (3.75%) Incident Management
12 71 (3.75%) Service Delivery
13 70 (3.70%) Test Scripting
14 62 (3.27%) Continuous Improvement
15 55 (2.90%) UML
16 52 (2.75%) System Testing
16 52 (2.75%) Use Case
17 47 (2.48%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 596 (31.47%) SQL
2 101 (5.33%) T-SQL
3 89 (4.70%) C#
4 52 (2.75%) VB
5 47 (2.48%) PL/SQL
5 47 (2.48%) VBA
6 46 (2.43%) Java
7 44 (2.32%) JavaScript
8 33 (1.74%) PHP
9 31 (1.64%) VB.NET
10 30 (1.58%) C++
11 24 (1.27%) C
12 18 (0.95%) PowerShell
13 15 (0.79%) Bash Shell
13 15 (0.79%) Perl
14 14 (0.74%) Shell Script
15 13 (0.69%) Python
16 12 (0.63%) COBOL
17 11 (0.58%) ABAP
18 8 (0.42%) VB6
Qualifications
1 265 (13.99%) Degree
2 167 (8.82%) ISEB
3 61 (3.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 55 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
5 50 (2.64%) ISTQB
6 44 (2.32%) Security Cleared
7 38 (2.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 35 (1.85%) MCSE
9 34 (1.80%) Cisco Certification
10 27 (1.43%) SC Cleared
11 20 (1.06%) CCNP
12 19 (1.00%) MCSA
12 19 (1.00%) MCP
12 19 (1.00%) CISSP
13 17 (0.90%) CCNA
14 15 (0.79%) GIAC
14 15 (0.79%) CEH
15 12 (0.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 11 (0.58%) CBAP
16 11 (0.58%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 141 (7.44%) QA
2 111 (5.86%) SLA
3 46 (2.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 36 (1.90%) PCI DSS
5 10 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 8 (0.42%) COBIT
7 3 (0.16%) FATCA
7 3 (0.16%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.11%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.053%) EMIR
System Software
1 170 (8.98%) Active Directory
2 63 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (1.74%) vSphere
4 24 (1.27%) Hyper-V
5 18 (0.95%) XenApp
6 14 (0.74%) VMware ESX
7 12 (0.63%) Snort
8 8 (0.42%) Terminal Services
9 7 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.16%) NFS
11 2 (0.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (0.11%) Nmap
11 2 (0.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 1 (0.053%) XenServer
12 1 (0.053%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (1.21%) HP Quality Center
2 18 (0.95%) SCCM
3 10 (0.53%) WSUS
4 8 (0.42%) Nagios
4 8 (0.42%) SCOM
5 7 (0.37%) Control-M
6 6 (0.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 6 (0.32%) Backup Exec
7 4 (0.21%) NetBackup
7 4 (0.21%) MOM
7 4 (0.21%) Netcool
7 4 (0.21%) ITRS Geneos
8 3 (0.16%) Unicenter
8 3 (0.16%) MAILsweeper
8 3 (0.16%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (0.11%) ServiceCenter
9 2 (0.11%) OpenView
9 2 (0.11%) Graphite
10 1 (0.053%) Puppet
10 1 (0.053%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 432 (22.81%) Microsoft
2 172 (9.08%) Oracle
3 119 (6.28%) VMware
4 77 (4.07%) Citrix
5 74 (3.91%) Cisco
6 57 (3.01%) Business Objects
7 54 (2.85%) SAP
8 48 (2.53%) IBM
9 43 (2.27%) HP
10 35 (1.85%) Cognos
11 32 (1.69%) NetApp
12 28 (1.48%) EMC
13 25 (1.32%) Sun
14 24 (1.27%) CheckPoint
15 20 (1.06%) Juniper
16 17 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
17 15 (0.79%) Sybase
18 13 (0.69%) Dell
18 13 (0.69%) Remedy
19 12 (0.63%) Websense
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Posted: 16 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + Benefits
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networx
Salary: Salary £Competitive
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ISL
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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