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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 11 8 10
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 833 943 843
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.43% 17.36% 15.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.27% 18.37% 16.40%
Number of salaries quoted 701 828 669
Average salary £36,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
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
5454 5133 5140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.47% 94.50% 95.19%
Number of salaries quoted 4553 4346 4298
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 1 July 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 1 July 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 -8 259 £37,500 - 39
Warwickshire -6 123 £35,000 -6.66% 14
Staffordshire +11 109 £30,250 -3.20% 12
Coventry -10 99 £40,000 +23.07% 18
Solihull +14 62 £32,250 -0.76% 5
Shropshire +1 39 £31,500 -25.88% 11
Walsall +10 27 £37,500 +1.35% 1
West Bromwich -1 17 £25,000 -12.28% 2
Wolverhampton +7 15 £34,250 +7.03% 8
Dudley +5 12 £27,500 +6.79%
Worcestershire -29 12 £39,500 +21.53% 3
Herefordshire -8 3 - -
Sutton Coldfield 0 2 £27,500 -6.77% 1
Analyst
England

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 433 (26.34%) Finance
2 358 (21.78%) SQL
3 321 (19.53%) Windows
4 301 (18.31%) Microsoft
5 255 (15.51%) Agile Software Development
6 253 (15.39%) ITIL
7 240 (14.60%) MS Excel
8 228 (13.87%) SQL Server
9 219 (13.32%) Business Analysis
10 206 (12.53%) Analytical Skills
11 172 (10.46%) Degree
12 163 (9.91%) User Acceptance Testing
13 156 (9.49%) Active Directory
14 148 (9.00%) MS Office
15 139 (8.45%) Stakeholder Management
16 137 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
17 132 (8.03%) Project Management
18 115 (7.00%) Retail
19 109 (6.63%) ISEB
20 108 (6.57%) Oracle
21 106 (6.45%) Test Scripting
22 103 (6.27%) Data Analysis
22 103 (6.27%) .NET
23 101 (6.14%) SAP
23 101 (6.14%) SLA
23 101 (6.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 100 (6.08%) VMware
25 98 (5.96%) CRM
26 94 (5.72%) QA
27 88 (5.35%) PRINCE2

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 83 (5.05%) MS Exchange
2 54 (3.28%) SharePoint
3 19 (1.16%) SAS
4 16 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2003
6 13 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
7 11 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
8 10 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2007
8 10 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
9 9 (0.55%) IIS
9 9 (0.55%) WebSphere
10 8 (0.49%) CMS
11 7 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2000
11 7 (0.43%) WorkSite
12 6 (0.36%) Lync
12 6 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
12 6 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
13 4 (0.24%) Documentum
13 4 (0.24%) Alfresco
14 3 (0.18%) Confluence
Applications
1 240 (14.60%) MS Excel
2 148 (9.00%) MS Office
3 24 (1.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 20 (1.22%) MS Project
5 19 (1.16%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.36%) Open Workbench
7 2 (0.12%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.061%) Simulink
8 1 (0.061%) Stata
8 1 (0.061%) Windchill
8 1 (0.061%) SPSS
8 1 (0.061%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.061%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 30 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 28 (1.70%) SAP MM
3 24 (1.46%) SAP FI
3 24 (1.46%) SAP FI/CO
3 24 (1.46%) SAP CO
4 22 (1.34%) Oracle EBS R12
5 21 (1.28%) SAP SD
6 20 (1.22%) Movex
7 16 (0.97%) SAP Retail
8 15 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
9 9 (0.55%) ResourceLink
9 9 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
9 9 (0.55%) Oracle Financials
10 8 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
10 8 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
11 7 (0.43%) Temenos T24
12 5 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 5 (0.30%) Magento
12 5 (0.30%) Primavera
12 5 (0.30%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 19 (1.16%) SaaS
2 11 (0.67%) Office 365
3 10 (0.61%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.12%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.061%) PaaS
5 1 (0.061%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.061%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.061%) GitHub
5 1 (0.061%) IaaS
5 1 (0.061%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 60 (3.65%) Firewall
2 52 (3.16%) VPN
3 49 (2.98%) LAN
4 46 (2.80%) WAN
5 42 (2.55%) TCP/IP
6 32 (1.95%) DNS
7 31 (1.89%) Wireless
8 26 (1.58%) Internet
9 23 (1.40%) Cisco ASA
10 20 (1.22%) DHCP
11 18 (1.09%) Network Security
12 17 (1.03%) VLAN
13 15 (0.91%) Cisco Nexus
14 14 (0.85%) Cisco IOS
14 14 (0.85%) VoIP
15 12 (0.73%) Intranet
15 12 (0.73%) MPLS
15 12 (0.73%) OSPF
16 11 (0.67%) BGP
16 11 (0.67%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 228 (13.87%) SQL Server
2 101 (6.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 82 (4.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 52 (3.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 50 (3.04%) Data Warehouse
6 49 (2.98%) Relational Database
7 38 (2.31%) SQL Server 2008
8 28 (1.70%) MySQL
9 22 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
10 21 (1.28%) MS Access
11 19 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
12 16 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
13 13 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
13 13 (0.79%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 12 (0.73%) RDBMS
15 11 (0.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 11 (0.67%) QlikView
16 10 (0.61%) Oracle Discoverer
16 10 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
17 8 (0.49%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 31 (1.89%) Selenium
2 25 (1.52%) JIRA
3 17 (1.03%) Visual Studio
4 14 (0.85%) Oracle Forms
5 13 (0.79%) HP UFT
5 13 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (0.61%) Bugzilla
7 7 (0.43%) LoadRunner
8 6 (0.36%) Toad
8 6 (0.36%) TestDirector
8 6 (0.36%) JUnit
8 6 (0.36%) Robot Framework
9 5 (0.30%) Cucumber
9 5 (0.30%) Eclipse
10 4 (0.24%) WebDriver
10 4 (0.24%) SoapUI
10 4 (0.24%) Robotium
10 4 (0.24%) Calabash
10 4 (0.24%) Appium
11 3 (0.18%) Ranorex
General
1 433 (26.34%) Finance
2 115 (7.00%) Retail
3 73 (4.44%) Manufacturing
4 72 (4.38%) Marketing
5 68 (4.14%) Banking
6 46 (2.80%) Billing
7 37 (2.25%) Telecoms
8 22 (1.34%) Retail Banking
9 18 (1.09%) Back Office
9 18 (1.09%) Law
10 13 (0.79%) Automotive
10 13 (0.79%) Military
11 12 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
12 11 (0.67%) Legal
13 9 (0.55%) Publishing
14 8 (0.49%) Front Office
15 4 (0.24%) Aerospace
15 4 (0.24%) Electronics
16 3 (0.18%) Investment Banking
16 3 (0.18%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (6.27%) .NET
2 38 (2.31%) XML
3 34 (2.07%) ASP.NET
4 24 (1.46%) HTML
4 24 (1.46%) Web Services
5 16 (0.97%) WCF
6 15 (0.91%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (0.79%) CSS
8 9 (0.55%) Middleware
8 9 (0.55%) .NET Framework
9 7 (0.43%) SAP ALE
10 6 (0.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 4 (0.24%) SAP PI
11 4 (0.24%) jQuery
11 4 (0.24%) SAP Business Workflow
12 3 (0.18%) Synon Analyst Programmer
12 3 (0.18%) Velocity
12 3 (0.18%) SAP Basis
12 3 (0.18%) XSLT
12 3 (0.18%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 206 (12.53%) Analytical Skills
2 68 (4.14%) Management Information System
3 36 (2.19%) Data Centre
4 25 (1.52%) Computer Science
5 24 (1.46%) User Experience
6 22 (1.34%) FMCG
7 21 (1.28%) Mathematics
8 17 (1.03%) Statistics
9 16 (0.97%) Blackberry
9 16 (0.97%) iSeries
10 13 (0.79%) Mobile App
10 13 (0.79%) EPoS
11 12 (0.73%) Credit Risk
12 11 (0.67%) SCADA
12 11 (0.67%) AS400
12 11 (0.67%) Data Extraction
13 10 (0.61%) Economics
14 9 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
15 7 (0.43%) Data Structures
15 7 (0.43%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 321 (19.53%) Windows
2 77 (4.68%) Windows 7
3 66 (4.01%) UNIX
4 64 (3.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 56 (3.41%) Linux
6 49 (2.98%) Windows XP
7 45 (2.74%) Windows Server 2003
8 28 (1.70%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (0.97%) Windows 8
10 9 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (0.55%) Windows 2000
10 9 (0.55%) Windows Vista
10 9 (0.55%) AIX
11 8 (0.49%) Windows Mobile
11 8 (0.49%) Android
12 5 (0.30%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.24%) Mac OS
13 4 (0.24%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.12%) CentOS
14 2 (0.12%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 255 (15.51%) Agile Software Development
2 253 (15.39%) ITIL
3 219 (13.32%) Business Analysis
4 163 (9.91%) User Acceptance Testing
5 139 (8.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 137 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
7 132 (8.03%) Project Management
8 106 (6.45%) Test Scripting
9 103 (6.27%) Data Analysis
10 98 (5.96%) CRM
11 88 (5.35%) PRINCE2
11 88 (5.35%) Scrum
12 86 (5.23%) ERP
13 80 (4.87%) Change Management
14 69 (4.20%) Analytics
15 67 (4.08%) E-Commerce
16 64 (3.89%) Software Testing
17 53 (3.22%) Service Delivery
17 53 (3.22%) SDLC
18 52 (3.16%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 358 (21.78%) SQL
2 76 (4.62%) C#
3 62 (3.77%) T-SQL
4 57 (3.47%) VBA
5 46 (2.80%) Java
6 38 (2.31%) PL/SQL
7 29 (1.76%) VB
8 26 (1.58%) JavaScript
9 17 (1.03%) C
10 12 (0.73%) PHP
11 11 (0.67%) VB6
12 10 (0.61%) VBScript
13 8 (0.49%) PowerShell
14 7 (0.43%) R
14 7 (0.43%) ABAP
15 6 (0.36%) Python
16 5 (0.30%) VB.NET
16 5 (0.30%) MATLAB
17 4 (0.24%) Shell Script
18 3 (0.18%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 172 (10.46%) Degree
2 109 (6.63%) ISEB
3 45 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 41 (2.49%) ISTQB
5 39 (2.37%) MCSE
6 37 (2.25%) ITIL Certification
6 37 (2.25%) Cisco Certification
7 31 (1.89%) CCNA
8 20 (1.22%) Security Cleared
9 19 (1.16%) CCNP
10 18 (1.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 18 (1.09%) MCITP
11 16 (0.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 14 (0.85%) CEH
13 13 (0.79%) MCTS
14 12 (0.73%) CISSP
15 11 (0.67%) CISM
15 11 (0.67%) GIAC
16 8 (0.49%) MCSA
17 5 (0.30%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (6.14%) SLA
2 94 (5.72%) QA
3 17 (1.03%) PCI DSS
4 10 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.55%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.36%) FATCA
7 5 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.12%) P3O
9 1 (0.061%) Basel II
9 1 (0.061%) BS7666
9 1 (0.061%) WAI
9 1 (0.061%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 156 (9.49%) Active Directory
2 59 (3.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (1.52%) Hyper-V
4 16 (0.97%) XenApp
5 11 (0.67%) vSphere
5 11 (0.67%) Terminal Server
5 11 (0.67%) Terminal Services
6 10 (0.61%) Snort
7 5 (0.30%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.061%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.061%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.061%) Xen
8 1 (0.061%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 11 (0.67%) SCCM
1 11 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (0.49%) SCOM
3 7 (0.43%) Control-M
3 7 (0.43%) McAfee ePO
4 6 (0.36%) Nagios
5 3 (0.18%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (0.18%) Backup Exec
5 3 (0.18%) WSUS
5 3 (0.18%) SCDPM
6 2 (0.12%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.12%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.061%) MOM
7 1 (0.061%) Netcool
7 1 (0.061%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.061%) ServiceCenter
7 1 (0.061%) Cacti
7 1 (0.061%) Zenoss
7 1 (0.061%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 301 (18.31%) Microsoft
2 108 (6.57%) Oracle
3 101 (6.14%) SAP
4 100 (6.08%) VMware
5 85 (5.17%) Cisco
6 81 (4.93%) Citrix
7 35 (2.13%) NetApp
8 34 (2.07%) HP
9 24 (1.46%) Cognos
10 23 (1.40%) IBM
11 21 (1.28%) Business Objects
11 21 (1.28%) CheckPoint
12 17 (1.03%) Apple
12 17 (1.03%) Pegasus
12 17 (1.03%) Google
13 11 (0.67%) Remedy
14 10 (0.61%) Sage
14 10 (0.61%) Juniper
14 10 (0.61%) BMC
14 10 (0.61%) Dell
Telford, Shropshire
HMRC
Salary: From £35,232 to £39,643 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £60,000k plus outstanding package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £70,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + fantastic benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Flexible benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £22,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum plus bonus etc.
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Searchability
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ITF Solutions
Salary: £37000 - £39000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Car, pension, health insurance, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £30000 - £31000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Catch Resource Management Ltd
Salary: car allowance & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum + Private Healthcare + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday