The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Midlands region that had Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 6 10 8
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 1032 890 886
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.67% 15.55% 16.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.48% 16.23% 16.56%
Number of salaries quoted 828 745 736
Median salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
5585 5484 5349
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.63% 95.79% 96.92%
Number of salaries quoted 4440 4516 4434
Median salary £37,500 £39,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.06% +2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region that featured Analyst in the job title.

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 25 August 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +3 383 £39,000 +4.00% 37
Coventry +11 180 £40,250 +1.25% 17
Staffordshire -6 98 £34,000 +17.85% 12
Warwickshire -3 75 £35,000 +7.69% 13
Solihull +6 40 £35,000 +7.69% 4
Shropshire -12 35 £34,228 +8.65% 8
Wolverhampton +7 31 £43,500 +45.00% 4
West Bromwich 0 23 £32,500 -18.75% 4
Sutton Coldfield +2 17 £22,250 -50.55% 2
Worcestershire +13 16 £28,000 -13.93% 3
Herefordshire +6 16 £27,250 +11.22% 6
Walsall -1 16 £32,500 -18.75% 3
Dudley +4 14 £23,500 -24.80% 1
Halesowen +5 3 £21,000 +5.00%
Wednesbury - 3 £37,500 -
Stourbridge - 2 £28,000 -
Brierley Hill - 1 £31,500 -
Smethwick - 1 £26,000 -
Willenhall - 1 £32,500 -
Analyst
England

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 502 (24.94%) Finance
2 468 (23.25%) SQL
3 357 (17.73%) Microsoft
4 352 (17.49%) Agile Software Development
5 327 (16.24%) Windows
6 282 (14.01%) ITIL
7 246 (12.22%) Business Analysis
8 220 (10.93%) MS Excel
8 220 (10.93%) Analytical Skills
9 206 (10.23%) Project Management
10 198 (9.84%) Retail
10 198 (9.84%) Degree
11 193 (9.59%) MS Office
12 190 (9.44%) SQL Server
13 181 (8.99%) Active Directory
14 166 (8.25%) QA
15 159 (7.90%) User Acceptance Testing
16 144 (7.15%) Stakeholder Management
17 138 (6.86%) Business Intelligence
18 137 (6.81%) Oracle
19 128 (6.36%) SAP
20 121 (6.01%) Scrum
21 120 (5.96%) Cisco
22 111 (5.51%) Test Scripting
23 107 (5.32%) Service Management
24 97 (4.82%) ISEB
25 95 (4.72%) Windows Server
26 93 (4.62%) .NET
26 93 (4.62%) CRM
27 92 (4.57%) Firewall

Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 52 (2.58%) SharePoint
2 51 (2.53%) MS Exchange
3 33 (1.64%) IIS
4 29 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2013
5 26 (1.29%) BizTalk Server
5 26 (1.29%) CMS
6 22 (1.09%) SAS
7 18 (0.89%) WordPress
8 17 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
9 13 (0.65%) Drupal
10 6 (0.30%) Documentum
10 6 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (0.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 5 (0.25%) NetWeaver
11 5 (0.25%) Skype for Business
11 5 (0.25%) Tomcat
12 4 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (0.20%) Moodle
12 4 (0.20%) Oracle UPK
12 4 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 220 (10.93%) MS Excel
2 193 (9.59%) MS Office
3 38 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 26 (1.29%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.30%) SPSS
7 4 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.20%) Open Workbench
8 3 (0.15%) MS Project
9 2 (0.099%) EViews
Business Applications
1 30 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
2 29 (1.44%) Oracle EBS R12
3 27 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
4 26 (1.29%) Oracle EBS
5 25 (1.24%) Oracle 11i
5 25 (1.24%) Oracle Financials
6 21 (1.04%) SAP SD
7 19 (0.94%) Magento
8 17 (0.84%) SAP MM
9 13 (0.65%) Cognos TM1
9 13 (0.65%) Shopify
10 12 (0.60%) SAP HCM
11 11 (0.55%) Maximo
11 11 (0.55%) Oracle Assets
11 11 (0.55%) Oracle Payables
11 11 (0.55%) Oracle Receivables
11 11 (0.55%) SAP BPC
12 9 (0.45%) SAP Retail
13 8 (0.40%) Exstream
14 7 (0.35%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 33 (1.64%) Office 365
2 17 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (0.65%) Basecamp
4 11 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (0.55%) SuccessFactors
5 7 (0.35%) SaaS
6 5 (0.25%) Google Apps
7 4 (0.20%) OneDrive
7 4 (0.20%) PaaS
8 3 (0.15%) Yammer
9 2 (0.099%) AdWords
9 2 (0.099%) Google Drive
9 2 (0.099%) IaaS
10 1 (0.050%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 92 (4.57%) Firewall
2 86 (4.27%) LAN
3 85 (4.22%) WAN
4 43 (2.14%) VPN
4 43 (2.14%) Wireless
5 40 (1.99%) TCP/IP
6 28 (1.39%) VLAN
7 25 (1.24%) SSL
8 24 (1.19%) OSPF
9 23 (1.14%) Network Security
9 23 (1.14%) SAN
10 22 (1.09%) DNS
10 22 (1.09%) VoIP
11 21 (1.04%) EIGRP
12 18 (0.89%) DHCP
12 18 (0.89%) HTTP
13 16 (0.79%) ADSL
14 15 (0.75%) MPLS
15 14 (0.70%) BGP
15 14 (0.70%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 190 (9.44%) SQL Server
2 51 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
3 47 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 37 (1.84%) Relational Database
5 35 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
6 34 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 22 (1.09%) MySQL
7 22 (1.09%) SAP BI
8 21 (1.04%) BusinessObjects
8 21 (1.04%) Oracle Database
9 19 (0.94%) QlikView
9 19 (0.94%) SAP BW
10 14 (0.70%) MS Access
11 12 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
12 11 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
13 10 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 8 (0.40%) Crystal Reports
14 8 (0.40%) Hadoop
15 7 (0.35%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 7 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 76 (3.78%) Selenium
2 57 (2.83%) JIRA
3 31 (1.54%) WebDriver
4 24 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
5 22 (1.09%) Cucumber
6 19 (0.94%) HP UFT
7 16 (0.79%) Jenkins
8 15 (0.75%) Visual Studio
9 11 (0.55%) Git (software)
9 11 (0.55%) Mercurial
10 10 (0.50%) Hudson
11 9 (0.45%) SoapUI
12 7 (0.35%) Ant
12 7 (0.35%) Subversion
13 5 (0.25%) Fiddler
13 5 (0.25%) Firebug
13 5 (0.25%) JIRA Agile
13 5 (0.25%) LoadRunner
13 5 (0.25%) RSpec
14 4 (0.20%) LoadUI
General
1 502 (24.94%) Finance
2 198 (9.84%) Retail
3 83 (4.12%) Manufacturing
4 62 (3.08%) Banking
5 54 (2.68%) Legal
6 42 (2.09%) Marketing
7 34 (1.69%) Law
8 22 (1.09%) Telecoms
9 21 (1.04%) Investment Banking
10 18 (0.89%) Automotive
11 17 (0.84%) French Language
11 17 (0.84%) Military
12 14 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
13 13 (0.65%) Billing
13 13 (0.65%) German Language
14 12 (0.60%) Publishing
15 11 (0.55%) Back Office
15 11 (0.55%) Games
15 11 (0.55%) Retail Banking
16 9 (0.45%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (4.62%) .NET
2 56 (2.78%) HTML
3 33 (1.64%) XML
4 26 (1.29%) CSS
5 20 (0.99%) Web Services
6 15 (0.75%) ASP.NET
7 13 (0.65%) jQuery
8 11 (0.55%) WPF
9 10 (0.50%) EDI
10 9 (0.45%) SOAP
11 8 (0.40%) .NET Framework
12 7 (0.35%) HTML5
12 7 (0.35%) Middleware
13 6 (0.30%) Zend Framework
14 5 (0.25%) J2EE
14 5 (0.25%) REST
14 5 (0.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 5 (0.25%) XHTML
15 4 (0.20%) AngularJS
15 4 (0.20%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 220 (10.93%) Analytical Skills
2 83 (4.12%) Computer Science
3 73 (3.63%) Mobile App
4 66 (3.28%) Management Information System
5 63 (3.13%) User Experience
6 54 (2.68%) Data Centre
7 33 (1.64%) Visualisation
8 32 (1.59%) Mathematics
9 23 (1.14%) Driving Licence
9 23 (1.14%) Statistics
10 22 (1.09%) Virtual Team
11 18 (0.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 17 (0.84%) Security Operations Centre
13 15 (0.75%) Smart Meter
14 13 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
15 12 (0.60%) Credit Risk
15 12 (0.60%) Fixed Income
15 12 (0.60%) iPad
15 12 (0.60%) NHS
16 11 (0.55%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 327 (16.24%) Windows
2 95 (4.72%) Windows Server
3 86 (4.27%) Unix
4 81 (4.02%) Linux
5 78 (3.87%) Windows 7
6 38 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 31 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 28 (1.39%) Windows 8
9 21 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 19 (0.94%) Windows 10
11 17 (0.84%) Windows XP
12 8 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (0.35%) Mac OS X
14 6 (0.30%) Apple iOS
15 5 (0.25%) Windows Vista
16 4 (0.20%) Solaris
16 4 (0.20%) VMS
17 3 (0.15%) Android
18 2 (0.099%) Kali Linux
18 2 (0.099%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 352 (17.49%) Agile Software Development
2 282 (14.01%) ITIL
3 246 (12.22%) Business Analysis
4 206 (10.23%) Project Management
5 159 (7.90%) User Acceptance Testing
6 144 (7.15%) Stakeholder Management
7 138 (6.86%) Business Intelligence
8 121 (6.01%) Scrum
9 111 (5.51%) Test Scripting
10 107 (5.32%) Service Management
11 93 (4.62%) CRM
12 87 (4.32%) E-Commerce
13 85 (4.22%) Data Analysis
14 84 (4.17%) ERP
14 84 (4.17%) SDLC
15 82 (4.07%) Change Management
16 77 (3.83%) Software Testing
17 76 (3.78%) Mentoring
18 75 (3.73%) Use Case
19 74 (3.68%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 468 (23.25%) SQL
2 88 (4.37%) C#
3 63 (3.13%) Java
4 49 (2.43%) JavaScript
5 43 (2.14%) T-SQL
6 30 (1.49%) VBA
7 29 (1.44%) VB
8 24 (1.19%) PL/SQL
9 22 (1.09%) PHP
10 20 (0.99%) PowerShell
11 15 (0.75%) C
11 15 (0.75%) Python
12 13 (0.65%) R
13 12 (0.60%) VB.NET
14 10 (0.50%) XAML
15 9 (0.45%) Ruby
16 8 (0.40%) Bash Shell
16 8 (0.40%) Perl
16 8 (0.40%) RPG
17 6 (0.30%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 198 (9.84%) Degree
2 97 (4.82%) ISEB
3 57 (2.83%) CISSP
3 57 (2.83%) ISTQB
4 54 (2.68%) Cisco Certification
5 52 (2.58%) Security Cleared
6 44 (2.19%) CCNP
7 43 (2.14%) CCNA
8 42 (2.09%) ITIL Certification
9 36 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
10 31 (1.54%) MCSE
11 26 (1.29%) CEH
12 24 (1.19%) CISM
12 24 (1.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 22 (1.09%) SC Cleared
14 17 (0.84%) MCSA
15 15 (0.75%) SSCP
16 14 (0.70%) CISMP
17 13 (0.65%) CCSA
18 12 (0.60%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 166 (8.25%) QA
2 78 (3.87%) SLA
3 46 (2.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 37 (1.84%) PCI DSS
5 34 (1.69%) Data Quality
6 13 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 10 (0.50%) COBIT
8 6 (0.30%) GxP
9 3 (0.15%) JTAG
10 2 (0.099%) ISO22301
10 2 (0.099%) ISO27002
10 2 (0.099%) ISO27005
11 1 (0.050%) CRD IV
11 1 (0.050%) EMIR
11 1 (0.050%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.050%) MiFID
11 1 (0.050%) P3O
11 1 (0.050%) SDET
System Software
1 181 (8.99%) Active Directory
2 52 (2.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (1.29%) Hyper-V
4 9 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
5 8 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 6 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (0.25%) Snort
7 5 (0.25%) XenApp
8 3 (0.15%) BitLocker
8 3 (0.15%) vSphere
9 1 (0.050%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 26 (1.29%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (0.70%) NetBackup
3 9 (0.45%) Cisco CUCM
3 9 (0.45%) SCCM
4 8 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
4 8 (0.40%) SCOM
5 7 (0.35%) Backup Exec
6 5 (0.25%) Nessus
6 5 (0.25%) WSUS
7 3 (0.15%) Cisco Prime
7 3 (0.15%) HP Fortify
7 3 (0.15%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (0.15%) QRadar
7 3 (0.15%) RSA enVision
7 3 (0.15%) WebInspect
8 2 (0.099%) Nagios
8 2 (0.099%) Puppet
9 1 (0.050%) Cacti
9 1 (0.050%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.050%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 357 (17.73%) Microsoft
2 137 (6.81%) Oracle
3 128 (6.36%) SAP
4 120 (5.96%) Cisco
5 81 (4.02%) VMware
6 62 (3.08%) Citrix
7 58 (2.88%) HP
8 31 (1.54%) IBM
9 25 (1.24%) NetApp
10 24 (1.19%) Adobe
11 20 (0.99%) Cognos
12 19 (0.94%) Qualys
13 18 (0.89%) Serena
14 17 (0.84%) Dell
14 17 (0.84%) Palo Alto
15 16 (0.79%) CheckPoint
16 15 (0.75%) Juniper
17 14 (0.70%) Google
17 14 (0.70%) ServiceNow
17 14 (0.70%) SolarWinds
Worcester, Worcestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + extensive Bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £85,000
Posted: 39 minutes ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + 20% bonus and bens
Posted: 6 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £20000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
West Midlands
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £39,000-£43,000 per annum + 25 hols+BH, pension, death in service
Posted: 48 minutes ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
Hereford, Herefordshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
Hereford, Herefordshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Robert Walters
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £37685.00 - £40961.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
Lichfield, Staffordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £37000 - £41000 per annum + bonus/benefits package
Posted: 22 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £15000 - £19000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Via Resource
Salary: From £40,000 to £46,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hydrogen
Posted: 22 hours ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum plus bonus etc.
Posted: 2 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
ninesharp
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare etc.
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + pension, holidays, childcare vouchers and flexi
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
VIQU
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Atherstone, Warwickshire
TNT Global IT
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Codex
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum DOE
Posted: Yesterday