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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 9 7 12
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 896 799 774
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.96% 18.50% 16.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.76% 19.58% 16.87%
Number of salaries quoted 808 671 688
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £43,400
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
4776 4080 4588
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.73% 94.44% 96.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4200 3386 3986
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -5 285 £35,000 -6.66% 38
Warwickshire 0 147 £32,500 -7.14% 18
Coventry 0 145 £33,000 -6.38% 21
Staffordshire +3 89 £32,500 -0.76% 10
Solihull -3 65 £37,500 +37.61% 10
Wolverhampton -2 32 £35,000 - 5
Shropshire -1 31 £30,000 -14.28% 3
Walsall 0 21 £37,500 +17.18%
Worcestershire +16 16 £40,000 +33.33% 4
Herefordshire +5 13 £26,000 -25.71% 1
Dudley +2 12 £27,500 -26.66%
West Bromwich -4 2 £30,375 -19.00% 1
Sutton Coldfield +2 1 £40,000 +45.45% 2
Analyst
England

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 557 (29.52%) SQL
2 460 (24.38%) Finance
3 424 (22.47%) Microsoft
4 394 (20.88%) Windows
5 306 (16.22%) SQL Server
6 286 (15.16%) Agile Software Development
7 279 (14.79%) Business Analysis
8 277 (14.68%) MS Excel
9 265 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
10 252 (13.35%) ITIL
11 246 (13.04%) Degree
12 192 (10.17%) Active Directory
13 183 (9.70%) MS Office
14 171 (9.06%) ISEB
15 159 (8.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 156 (8.27%) .NET
17 155 (8.21%) Business Intelligence
18 152 (8.06%) Project Management
19 151 (8.00%) Oracle
20 149 (7.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 144 (7.63%) QA
22 135 (7.15%) VMware
23 129 (6.84%) Scrum
24 128 (6.78%) UNIX
25 127 (6.73%) Stakeholder Management
26 116 (6.15%) SLA
27 115 (6.09%) CRM
28 114 (6.04%) Data Analysis
29 109 (5.78%) Windows Server 2008
29 109 (5.78%) Retail

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 95 (5.03%) MS Exchange
2 86 (4.56%) SharePoint
3 48 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2010
4 35 (1.85%) IIS
5 25 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
6 21 (1.11%) SAS
7 20 (1.06%) Tomcat
8 15 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2007
9 14 (0.74%) Apache
10 11 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
10 11 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2003
11 10 (0.53%) Documentum
12 9 (0.48%) Alfresco
13 8 (0.42%) IBM Notes
14 7 (0.37%) WebSphere
15 6 (0.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 6 (0.32%) CMS
15 6 (0.32%) FileNet
16 5 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
16 5 (0.26%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 277 (14.68%) MS Excel
2 183 (9.70%) MS Office
3 48 (2.54%) MS Visio
4 41 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (0.74%) MS Project
6 7 (0.37%) SPSS
7 6 (0.32%) Fireworks
7 6 (0.32%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.053%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.053%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.053%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 40 (2.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (1.11%) Oracle EBS R12
2 21 (1.11%) Oracle EBS
3 13 (0.69%) Oracle General Ledger
3 13 (0.69%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 13 (0.69%) Oracle Payables
3 13 (0.69%) Oracle Receivables
3 13 (0.69%) Oracle Assets
4 11 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
5 9 (0.48%) Servitor
6 8 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
7 7 (0.37%) Oracle Financials
8 5 (0.26%) Oracle 11i
8 5 (0.26%) SAP MM
9 4 (0.21%) Summit
9 4 (0.21%) Cognos TM1
10 3 (0.16%) Epicor Vantage
10 3 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
10 3 (0.16%) Maximo
10 3 (0.16%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.53%) Office 365
2 8 (0.42%) Google Apps
3 7 (0.37%) SuccessFactors
4 6 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.26%) SaaS
6 4 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.11%) Trello
8 1 (0.053%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 71 (3.76%) LAN
2 64 (3.39%) Firewall
3 62 (3.29%) WAN
4 59 (3.13%) TCP/IP
5 47 (2.49%) SAN
6 37 (1.96%) VPN
6 37 (1.96%) Internet
7 29 (1.54%) DNS
7 29 (1.54%) Network Security
8 21 (1.11%) VoIP
9 20 (1.06%) DHCP
10 18 (0.95%) Cisco ASA
11 16 (0.85%) Intranet
12 15 (0.79%) FTP
12 15 (0.79%) MPLS
13 14 (0.74%) Wireless
14 12 (0.64%) VLAN
15 11 (0.58%) Symposium
15 11 (0.58%) HTTP
15 11 (0.58%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 306 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 159 (8.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 149 (7.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 97 (5.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 91 (4.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 85 (4.50%) Relational Database
7 52 (2.76%) MS Access
8 50 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
9 36 (1.91%) SQL Server 2005
9 36 (1.91%) SQL Server 2012
10 30 (1.59%) Oracle Database
10 30 (1.59%) RDBMS
11 28 (1.48%) Crystal Reports
12 23 (1.22%) MySQL
13 22 (1.17%) Data Mining
14 17 (0.90%) Cognos Report Studio
15 13 (0.69%) Cognos Analysis Studio
15 13 (0.69%) Cognos Framework Manager
16 12 (0.64%) DB2
17 11 (0.58%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 47 (2.49%) Visual Studio
2 28 (1.48%) Selenium
3 11 (0.58%) Git (software)
3 11 (0.58%) JIRA
4 9 (0.48%) Hudson
4 9 (0.48%) Oracle Forms
5 7 (0.37%) SoapUI
5 7 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (0.32%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 5 (0.26%) JMeter
8 4 (0.21%) QuickTest Pro
8 4 (0.21%) Toad
8 4 (0.21%) JUnit
8 4 (0.21%) MSTest
9 3 (0.16%) TestComplete
9 3 (0.16%) WebDriver
9 3 (0.16%) TestDirector
9 3 (0.16%) ERwin
10 2 (0.11%) ProC
10 2 (0.11%) LoadRunner
General
1 460 (24.38%) Finance
2 109 (5.78%) Retail
3 77 (4.08%) Banking
4 68 (3.60%) Billing
5 57 (3.02%) Marketing
6 50 (2.65%) Telecoms
7 34 (1.80%) Legal
8 23 (1.22%) Manufacturing
9 19 (1.01%) Financial Institution
10 15 (0.79%) Aerospace
10 15 (0.79%) Back Office
11 14 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
11 14 (0.74%) Advertising
11 14 (0.74%) Law
12 11 (0.58%) Automotive
13 10 (0.53%) Investment Banking
14 7 (0.37%) Retail Banking
15 4 (0.21%) Front Office
16 3 (0.16%) Games
17 2 (0.11%) Finnish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (8.27%) .NET
2 62 (3.29%) XML
3 60 (3.18%) HTML
4 44 (2.33%) ASP.NET
5 39 (2.07%) CSS
6 37 (1.96%) Web Services
7 22 (1.17%) .NET Framework
8 20 (1.06%) jQuery
9 13 (0.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 12 (0.64%) AngularJS
11 11 (0.58%) J2EE
12 9 (0.48%) Hibernate
12 9 (0.48%) SOAP
13 8 (0.42%) Struts
13 8 (0.42%) Spring
13 8 (0.42%) ASP.NET MVC
14 6 (0.32%) XSLT
14 6 (0.32%) MDX
14 6 (0.32%) WCF
14 6 (0.32%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 265 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
2 67 (3.55%) Computer Science
3 63 (3.34%) Management Information System
4 36 (1.91%) Mathematics
5 25 (1.32%) Economics
6 21 (1.11%) Data Protection Act
6 21 (1.11%) Credit Risk
7 16 (0.85%) SCADA
8 15 (0.79%) Statistics
9 13 (0.69%) EPoS
9 13 (0.69%) User Experience
10 12 (0.64%) Mobile App
11 11 (0.58%) Clustering
11 11 (0.58%) Blackberry
12 10 (0.53%) Data Structures
12 10 (0.53%) GIS
12 10 (0.53%) Wiki
12 10 (0.53%) Smart Meter
13 9 (0.48%) Equities
14 8 (0.42%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 394 (20.88%) Windows
2 128 (6.78%) UNIX
3 109 (5.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 97 (5.14%) Windows 7
5 95 (5.03%) Linux
6 80 (4.24%) Windows Server 2003
7 62 (3.29%) Windows XP
8 46 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
9 28 (1.48%) Windows 8
10 17 (0.90%) Solaris
11 13 (0.69%) Android
12 10 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (0.53%) Apple iOS
13 8 (0.42%) CentOS
14 6 (0.32%) Windows 2000
14 6 (0.32%) Windows Vista
15 4 (0.21%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.21%) Windows 2000 Server
16 3 (0.16%) AIX
17 2 (0.11%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 286 (15.16%) Agile Software Development
2 279 (14.79%) Business Analysis
3 252 (13.35%) ITIL
4 155 (8.21%) Business Intelligence
5 152 (8.06%) Project Management
6 129 (6.84%) Scrum
7 127 (6.73%) Stakeholder Management
8 115 (6.09%) CRM
9 114 (6.04%) Data Analysis
10 107 (5.67%) User Acceptance Testing
11 90 (4.77%) Change Management
12 81 (4.29%) Software Testing
13 75 (3.97%) Service Delivery
14 68 (3.60%) Incident Management
14 68 (3.60%) Test Scripting
15 63 (3.34%) Continuous Improvement
16 60 (3.18%) PRINCE2
17 56 (2.97%) System Testing
18 54 (2.86%) UML
19 53 (2.81%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 557 (29.52%) SQL
2 90 (4.77%) T-SQL
3 83 (4.40%) C#
4 54 (2.86%) VBA
5 51 (2.70%) PL/SQL
5 51 (2.70%) VB
6 44 (2.33%) JavaScript
7 43 (2.28%) Java
8 31 (1.64%) VB.NET
9 29 (1.54%) PHP
10 27 (1.43%) C
11 23 (1.22%) C++
12 16 (0.85%) PowerShell
13 13 (0.69%) Shell Script
14 12 (0.64%) COBOL
15 10 (0.53%) ABAP
15 10 (0.53%) Perl
15 10 (0.53%) Bash Shell
16 9 (0.48%) R
17 8 (0.42%) Python
Qualifications
1 246 (13.04%) Degree
2 171 (9.06%) ISEB
3 59 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
4 56 (2.97%) Microsoft Certification
5 51 (2.70%) ISTQB
6 48 (2.54%) Security Cleared
7 41 (2.17%) MCSE
8 40 (2.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 30 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
10 25 (1.32%) SC Cleared
11 19 (1.01%) MCSA
12 17 (0.90%) CCNA
13 16 (0.85%) CISSP
13 16 (0.85%) MCP
13 16 (0.85%) GIAC
13 16 (0.85%) CEH
14 15 (0.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 14 (0.74%) CCNP
16 11 (0.58%) CBAP
16 11 (0.58%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 144 (7.63%) QA
2 116 (6.15%) SLA
3 48 (2.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 33 (1.75%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.37%) COBIT
5 7 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.16%) FATCA
6 3 (0.16%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.053%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.053%) EMIR
System Software
1 192 (10.17%) Active Directory
2 74 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (1.80%) vSphere
4 29 (1.54%) Hyper-V
5 18 (0.95%) XenApp
6 14 (0.74%) VMware ESX
7 13 (0.69%) Terminal Services
8 9 (0.48%) Snort
9 8 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.16%) NFS
11 2 (0.11%) Nmap
11 2 (0.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (0.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 1 (0.053%) XenServer
12 1 (0.053%) Xen
12 1 (0.053%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 20 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (0.74%) SCCM
3 11 (0.58%) Control-M
4 10 (0.53%) Nagios
4 10 (0.53%) WSUS
5 8 (0.42%) SCOM
6 6 (0.32%) Backup Exec
7 5 (0.26%) Netcool
7 5 (0.26%) ITRS Geneos
8 4 (0.21%) MOM
9 3 (0.16%) EMC NetWorker
9 3 (0.16%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.16%) Unicenter
9 3 (0.16%) MAILsweeper
10 2 (0.11%) OpenView
10 2 (0.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (0.11%) ServiceCenter
11 1 (0.053%) Puppet
11 1 (0.053%) BladeLogic
11 1 (0.053%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 424 (22.47%) Microsoft
2 151 (8.00%) Oracle
3 135 (7.15%) VMware
4 81 (4.29%) Citrix
5 78 (4.13%) Cisco
6 50 (2.65%) SAP
6 50 (2.65%) IBM
7 49 (2.60%) Business Objects
8 43 (2.28%) HP
9 38 (2.01%) NetApp
10 32 (1.70%) Cognos
10 32 (1.70%) EMC
11 22 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
12 21 (1.11%) Sun
13 20 (1.06%) CheckPoint
13 20 (1.06%) Juniper
14 15 (0.79%) Sybase
14 15 (0.79%) Dell
15 12 (0.64%) Remedy
15 12 (0.64%) Websense
Telford, Shropshire
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £28550 per annum + 33 days holiday, pension and more
Posted: Yesterday
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £17000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £41500 per annum + 33 days holiday, pension and more
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stafford, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits, good pension
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £39000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum Up to 30% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Serco Group PLC
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago