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 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 6 7 11
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 1022 915 760
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.11% 17.39% 15.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.05% 18.24% 16.54%
Number of salaries quoted 903 795 668
Average salary £33,500 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.28% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £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
5365 5016 4596
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.09% 95.34% 95.81%
Number of salaries quoted 4741 4295 3981
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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 24 November 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 24 November 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 -1 380 £35,000 -4.10% 42
Warwickshire +7 179 £32,225 -5.22% 15
Staffordshire -2 135 £30,000 +20.00% 23
Coventry -1 127 £36,000 -4.00% 13
Solihull -5 45 £34,500 +9.52% 6
Walsall 0 42 £39,000 +15.55% 3
Wolverhampton -3 30 £35,000 +7.46% 4
Worcestershire +1 19 £30,000 -1.63% 8
Shropshire -12 12 £29,500 -15.71% 3
West Bromwich +3 6 £30,500 -18.66% 3
Dudley +3 6 £25,500 +2.00%
Sutton Coldfield +5 4 £35,000 +12.00%
Wednesbury - 3 £31,500 - 1
Herefordshire +1 1 £26,000 -20.00%
Analyst
England

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 614 (32.25%) SQL
2 500 (26.26%) Finance
3 407 (21.38%) Microsoft
4 358 (18.80%) Windows
5 305 (16.02%) Business Analysis
6 295 (15.49%) Analytical Skills
7 288 (15.13%) Degree
8 287 (15.07%) MS Excel
9 281 (14.76%) SQL Server
10 259 (13.60%) Agile Software Development
11 212 (11.13%) ITIL
12 196 (10.29%) Oracle
13 177 (9.30%) .NET
14 171 (8.98%) Business Intelligence
15 169 (8.88%) MS Office
16 166 (8.72%) Project Management
17 164 (8.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 163 (8.56%) ISEB
19 150 (7.88%) Active Directory
20 146 (7.67%) UNIX
21 144 (7.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 139 (7.30%) QA
23 134 (7.04%) Stakeholder Management
24 133 (6.99%) CRM
24 133 (6.99%) Data Analysis
25 115 (6.04%) Windows Server 2008
26 114 (5.99%) Retail
27 111 (5.83%) Scrum
28 102 (5.36%) T-SQL
29 100 (5.25%) VMware

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 86 (4.52%) MS Exchange
2 79 (4.15%) SharePoint
3 47 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2010
4 30 (1.58%) IIS
5 24 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2013
6 21 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2007
7 20 (1.05%) Tomcat
8 18 (0.95%) Apache
9 17 (0.89%) SAS
10 16 (0.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 15 (0.79%) WebSphere
12 10 (0.53%) Oracle Workflow
13 9 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2003
13 9 (0.47%) CMS
13 9 (0.47%) Documentum
14 7 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
15 6 (0.32%) Alfresco
15 6 (0.32%) IBM Notes
15 6 (0.32%) FileNet
16 5 (0.26%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 287 (15.07%) MS Excel
2 169 (8.88%) MS Office
3 45 (2.36%) MS Visio
4 43 (2.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (0.74%) MS Project
6 6 (0.32%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.32%) SPSS
6 6 (0.32%) Fireworks
6 6 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.16%) Stata
8 2 (0.11%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.053%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 33 (1.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (1.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 14 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
4 10 (0.53%) Servitor
5 9 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
5 9 (0.47%) SAP R/3
5 9 (0.47%) Summit
6 8 (0.42%) SAP FI
7 7 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
7 7 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
7 7 (0.37%) Maximo
8 6 (0.32%) Magento
8 6 (0.32%) Oracle Retail
9 5 (0.26%) SAP CRM
10 4 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
10 4 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
10 4 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
10 4 (0.21%) Oracle Assets
10 4 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
11 3 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
1 9 (0.47%) SuccessFactors
2 7 (0.37%) SaaS
2 7 (0.37%) Google Apps
2 7 (0.37%) Office 365
3 6 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 88 (4.62%) LAN
2 85 (4.46%) WAN
3 69 (3.62%) TCP/IP
4 65 (3.41%) Firewall
5 50 (2.63%) SAN
5 50 (2.63%) Internet
6 36 (1.89%) Network Security
7 28 (1.47%) DNS
8 27 (1.42%) VPN
9 21 (1.10%) FTP
9 21 (1.10%) MPLS
9 21 (1.10%) Cisco ASA
10 20 (1.05%) DHCP
10 20 (1.05%) VoIP
11 19 (1.00%) Intranet
12 16 (0.84%) Symposium
13 13 (0.68%) EIGRP
13 13 (0.68%) OSPF
14 12 (0.63%) Cisco Nexus
15 11 (0.58%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 281 (14.76%) SQL Server
2 164 (8.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 144 (7.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 92 (4.83%) SQL Server 2008
5 89 (4.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 84 (4.41%) Relational Database
7 75 (3.94%) Data Warehouse
8 47 (2.47%) SQL Server 2005
9 45 (2.36%) Crystal Reports
10 42 (2.21%) MS Access
10 42 (2.21%) Oracle Database
11 30 (1.58%) SQL Server 2012
12 28 (1.47%) Cognos Framework Manager
13 27 (1.42%) Cognos Report Studio
14 26 (1.37%) OLAP
14 26 (1.37%) RDBMS
15 25 (1.31%) Cognos Analysis Studio
16 24 (1.26%) MySQL
17 20 (1.05%) Data Mining
18 18 (0.95%) DB2
Development Applications
1 57 (2.99%) Visual Studio
2 23 (1.21%) Selenium
3 16 (0.84%) Git (software)
4 13 (0.68%) Oracle Forms
5 12 (0.63%) Toad
6 11 (0.58%) QuickTest Pro
7 9 (0.47%) LSMW
7 9 (0.47%) JIRA
7 9 (0.47%) Hudson
8 8 (0.42%) ERwin
9 6 (0.32%) JMeter
9 6 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (0.32%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 5 (0.26%) Rational Rose
11 4 (0.21%) WebDriver
11 4 (0.21%) MSTest
12 2 (0.11%) Cucumber
12 2 (0.11%) TestComplete
12 2 (0.11%) LoadRunner
12 2 (0.11%) JUnit
General
1 500 (26.26%) Finance
2 114 (5.99%) Retail
3 75 (3.94%) Banking
4 60 (3.15%) Telecoms
5 52 (2.73%) Marketing
6 44 (2.31%) Legal
7 43 (2.26%) Billing
8 42 (2.21%) Financial Institution
9 33 (1.73%) Manufacturing
10 19 (1.00%) Advertising
10 19 (1.00%) Automotive
11 14 (0.74%) Investment Banking
11 14 (0.74%) Back Office
12 13 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
13 12 (0.63%) Retail Banking
14 8 (0.42%) Law
14 8 (0.42%) Front Office
15 5 (0.26%) Games
16 4 (0.21%) Aerospace
17 3 (0.16%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 177 (9.30%) .NET
2 71 (3.73%) XML
3 69 (3.62%) HTML
4 48 (2.52%) Web Services
4 48 (2.52%) ASP.NET
5 42 (2.21%) CSS
6 30 (1.58%) .NET Framework
7 21 (1.10%) jQuery
8 19 (1.00%) J2EE
9 16 (0.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 15 (0.79%) AngularJS
11 13 (0.68%) Hibernate
11 13 (0.68%) MDX
12 12 (0.63%) Spring
12 12 (0.63%) Struts
13 10 (0.53%) BAPI
14 9 (0.47%) SAP Smart Forms
15 8 (0.42%) Middleware
15 8 (0.42%) SOAP
16 6 (0.32%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 295 (15.49%) Analytical Skills
2 65 (3.41%) Computer Science
3 61 (3.20%) Management Information System
4 49 (2.57%) Mathematics
5 40 (2.10%) Credit Risk
6 29 (1.52%) Economics
7 20 (1.05%) User Experience
8 19 (1.00%) Data Protection Act
9 18 (0.95%) Wiki
9 18 (0.95%) Equities
9 18 (0.95%) Smart Meter
10 17 (0.89%) Blackberry
11 15 (0.79%) Statistics
12 12 (0.63%) Derivative
13 10 (0.53%) iSeries
13 10 (0.53%) Mobile App
13 10 (0.53%) SCADA
13 10 (0.53%) GIS
13 10 (0.53%) EPoS
14 9 (0.47%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 358 (18.80%) Windows
2 146 (7.67%) UNIX
3 115 (6.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 83 (4.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 76 (3.99%) Linux
6 75 (3.94%) Windows 7
7 55 (2.89%) Windows XP
8 45 (2.36%) Windows Server 2012
9 25 (1.31%) Windows 8
10 18 (0.95%) Solaris
11 14 (0.74%) Android
12 12 (0.63%) Apple iOS
13 7 (0.37%) Windows 2000
14 4 (0.21%) Windows Vista
15 3 (0.16%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 2 (0.11%) Debian
16 2 (0.11%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.11%) MVS
17 1 (0.053%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 305 (16.02%) Business Analysis
2 259 (13.60%) Agile Software Development
3 212 (11.13%) ITIL
4 171 (8.98%) Business Intelligence
5 166 (8.72%) Project Management
6 134 (7.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 133 (6.99%) Data Analysis
7 133 (6.99%) CRM
8 111 (5.83%) Scrum
9 96 (5.04%) User Acceptance Testing
10 87 (4.57%) Change Management
11 70 (3.68%) Software Testing
12 66 (3.47%) Test Scripting
13 65 (3.41%) Incident Management
14 63 (3.31%) Service Delivery
15 62 (3.26%) UML
16 55 (2.89%) ERP
16 55 (2.89%) Use Case
17 54 (2.84%) Migration
18 53 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 614 (32.25%) SQL
2 102 (5.36%) T-SQL
3 90 (4.73%) C#
4 62 (3.26%) PL/SQL
5 57 (2.99%) Java
6 51 (2.68%) VBA
7 49 (2.57%) VB
8 46 (2.42%) JavaScript
9 39 (2.05%) C++
10 35 (1.84%) PHP
11 34 (1.79%) VB.NET
12 26 (1.37%) C
13 22 (1.16%) Perl
14 19 (1.00%) Python
15 18 (0.95%) PowerShell
16 17 (0.89%) Bash Shell
16 17 (0.89%) ABAP
17 15 (0.79%) COBOL
18 11 (0.58%) Shell Script
19 9 (0.47%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 288 (15.13%) Degree
2 163 (8.56%) ISEB
3 63 (3.31%) Microsoft Certification
4 47 (2.47%) Security Cleared
5 45 (2.36%) ISTQB
5 45 (2.36%) ITIL Certification
6 38 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
7 34 (1.79%) MCSE
8 33 (1.73%) SC Cleared
9 32 (1.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 23 (1.21%) CCNP
11 20 (1.05%) MCP
12 19 (1.00%) CISSP
13 18 (0.95%) CCNA
14 17 (0.89%) MCSA
15 12 (0.63%) OCPJP
15 12 (0.63%) OCMJD
15 12 (0.63%) Sun Certification
16 11 (0.58%) CCSA
16 11 (0.58%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 139 (7.30%) QA
2 93 (4.88%) SLA
3 42 (2.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 34 (1.79%) PCI DSS
5 11 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.32%) COBIT
7 3 (0.16%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.11%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.053%) EMIR
9 1 (0.053%) Solvency II
System Software
1 150 (7.88%) Active Directory
2 48 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (1.52%) vSphere
4 21 (1.10%) Hyper-V
4 21 (1.10%) XenApp
5 18 (0.95%) VMware ESX
6 8 (0.42%) Snort
7 4 (0.21%) Terminal Services
8 3 (0.16%) NFS
8 3 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.11%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 2 (0.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (0.11%) Nmap
10 1 (0.053%) Xen
10 1 (0.053%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 23 (1.21%) HP Quality Center
2 15 (0.79%) SCCM
3 10 (0.53%) WSUS
4 9 (0.47%) Backup Exec
5 6 (0.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 6 (0.32%) Nagios
6 5 (0.26%) Control-M
6 5 (0.26%) SCOM
7 4 (0.21%) ITRS Geneos
7 4 (0.21%) MOM
7 4 (0.21%) Netcool
7 4 (0.21%) NetBackup
7 4 (0.21%) CA Endevor
8 3 (0.16%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (0.16%) MAILsweeper
8 3 (0.16%) Unicenter
9 2 (0.11%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.11%) OpenView
9 2 (0.11%) ServiceCenter
9 2 (0.11%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 407 (21.38%) Microsoft
2 196 (10.29%) Oracle
3 100 (5.25%) VMware
4 77 (4.04%) Citrix
5 64 (3.36%) Cisco
6 53 (2.78%) SAP
7 52 (2.73%) Business Objects
8 50 (2.63%) IBM
9 46 (2.42%) Cognos
10 40 (2.10%) HP
11 26 (1.37%) NetApp
11 26 (1.37%) CheckPoint
12 25 (1.31%) Sun
13 24 (1.26%) Netezza
14 22 (1.16%) EMC
15 19 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
16 15 (0.79%) Sybase
17 13 (0.68%) Nortel
17 13 (0.68%) ATG
17 13 (0.68%) Remedy
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