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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analyst
Rank 13 6 8
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 768 922 824
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.61% 18.82% 16.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.34% 19.72% 17.01%
Number of salaries quoted 678 818 709
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
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
5008 4676 4843
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.25% 95.45% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4270 3907 4065
Average salary £38,750 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,800 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -8 219 £37,500 - 31
Warwickshire -5 136 £37,000 -1.33% 15
Coventry -11 98 £36,500 -2.66% 14
Staffordshire +2 89 £31,500 +5.00% 12
Solihull -5 41 £37,500 +15.38% 7
Worcestershire -2 28 £28,250 -0.87% 2
Dudley +1 26 £27,500 -8.33%
Shropshire -4 26 £34,000 +13.33% 6
Walsall +5 22 £37,500 +4.16%
Wolverhampton -3 13 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Herefordshire +6 12 £21,500 -
West Bromwich -7 4 £18,250 -25.51% 1
Sutton Coldfield -2 3 £27,500 +29.41%
Analyst
England

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 420 (24.88%) SQL
2 411 (24.35%) Finance
3 368 (21.80%) Windows
4 357 (21.15%) Microsoft
5 285 (16.88%) Agile Software Development
6 271 (16.05%) SQL Server
7 257 (15.23%) MS Excel
8 246 (14.57%) ITIL
9 223 (13.21%) Business Analysis
10 197 (11.67%) Active Directory
11 170 (10.07%) Analytical Skills
12 163 (9.66%) MS Office
13 154 (9.12%) Degree
14 149 (8.83%) ISEB
15 143 (8.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 137 (8.12%) Business Intelligence
17 135 (8.00%) VMware
18 132 (7.82%) User Acceptance Testing
19 125 (7.41%) Project Management
20 122 (7.23%) QA
21 120 (7.11%) Stakeholder Management
22 119 (7.05%) .NET
23 112 (6.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 109 (6.46%) Scrum
25 108 (6.40%) Retail
25 108 (6.40%) SLA
26 105 (6.22%) CRM
27 104 (6.16%) Oracle
28 101 (5.98%) Test Scripting
29 89 (5.27%) Linux

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 85 (5.04%) MS Exchange
2 65 (3.85%) SharePoint
3 33 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2010
4 23 (1.36%) IIS
5 20 (1.18%) SAS
5 20 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
6 13 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2003
7 12 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
8 11 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2007
9 9 (0.53%) Oracle Workflow
9 9 (0.53%) Tomcat
10 7 (0.41%) Documentum
10 7 (0.41%) IBM Notes
10 7 (0.41%) WebSphere
10 7 (0.41%) Alfresco
11 6 (0.36%) Apache
11 6 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 6 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 257 (15.23%) MS Excel
2 163 (9.66%) MS Office
3 34 (2.01%) MS Visio
4 30 (1.78%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (0.59%) MS Project
6 5 (0.30%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (0.30%) Fireworks
7 3 (0.18%) SPSS
8 2 (0.12%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.059%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.059%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.059%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.059%) Simulink
9 1 (0.059%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 43 (2.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 35 (2.07%) Oracle EBS R12
3 27 (1.60%) Oracle EBS
4 15 (0.89%) SAP MM
5 13 (0.77%) Oracle Payables
5 13 (0.77%) Oracle Receivables
5 13 (0.77%) Oracle Assets
5 13 (0.77%) Oracle General Ledger
6 12 (0.71%) Oracle Financials
7 10 (0.59%) Movex
8 9 (0.53%) Oracle Applications
9 8 (0.47%) SAP FI/CO
9 8 (0.47%) SAP CO
9 8 (0.47%) SAP SD
9 8 (0.47%) SAP FI
10 7 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
10 7 (0.41%) SAP Retail
11 5 (0.30%) ResourceLink
11 5 (0.30%) Magento
11 5 (0.30%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 12 (0.71%) SaaS
1 12 (0.71%) Office 365
2 6 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.24%) Google Apps
4 3 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.12%) Trello
6 1 (0.059%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 65 (3.85%) Firewall
2 61 (3.61%) LAN
3 53 (3.14%) TCP/IP
4 51 (3.02%) WAN
5 43 (2.55%) VPN
6 29 (1.72%) DNS
6 29 (1.72%) Internet
7 28 (1.66%) SAN
8 26 (1.54%) Network Security
9 21 (1.24%) VLAN
10 20 (1.18%) VoIP
11 18 (1.07%) Wireless
12 16 (0.95%) Cisco ASA
12 16 (0.95%) DHCP
13 13 (0.77%) Wi-Fi
14 11 (0.65%) MPLS
15 10 (0.59%) Intranet
16 8 (0.47%) Cisco Nexus
17 7 (0.41%) Cisco IOS
17 7 (0.41%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 271 (16.05%) SQL Server
2 143 (8.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 112 (6.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 71 (4.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 70 (4.15%) Relational Database
6 68 (4.03%) SQL Server 2008
7 41 (2.43%) Data Warehouse
8 34 (2.01%) MySQL
8 34 (2.01%) MS Access
9 33 (1.95%) SQL Server 2012
10 28 (1.66%) SQL Server 2005
11 21 (1.24%) Data Mining
12 19 (1.13%) RDBMS
13 15 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
13 15 (0.89%) Crystal Reports
14 14 (0.83%) Oracle Discoverer
14 14 (0.83%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 12 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
16 11 (0.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 8 (0.47%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 34 (2.01%) Selenium
2 25 (1.48%) Visual Studio
3 17 (1.01%) JIRA
4 16 (0.95%) Oracle Forms
5 9 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (0.47%) SoapUI
6 8 (0.47%) Bugzilla
7 7 (0.41%) TestDirector
7 7 (0.41%) Hudson
8 6 (0.36%) JUnit
9 5 (0.30%) JMeter
9 5 (0.30%) QuickTest Pro
9 5 (0.30%) Eclipse
9 5 (0.30%) Toad
9 5 (0.30%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 4 (0.24%) Appium
10 4 (0.24%) Robotium
10 4 (0.24%) Calabash
10 4 (0.24%) LoadRunner
11 3 (0.18%) MSTest
General
1 411 (24.35%) Finance
2 108 (6.40%) Retail
3 75 (4.44%) Billing
4 74 (4.38%) Banking
5 58 (3.44%) Marketing
6 35 (2.07%) Telecoms
7 25 (1.48%) Manufacturing
8 16 (0.95%) Law
9 15 (0.89%) Legal
10 14 (0.83%) Aerospace
10 14 (0.83%) Back Office
11 13 (0.77%) Retail Banking
12 11 (0.65%) Automotive
13 10 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
14 8 (0.47%) Advertising
15 6 (0.36%) Publishing
16 4 (0.24%) Investment Banking
17 3 (0.18%) Local Government
17 3 (0.18%) French Language
18 2 (0.12%) Finnish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (7.05%) .NET
2 46 (2.73%) HTML
2 46 (2.73%) XML
3 39 (2.31%) ASP.NET
4 26 (1.54%) CSS
5 20 (1.18%) Web Services
6 16 (0.95%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (0.77%) WCF
8 12 (0.71%) .NET Framework
9 7 (0.41%) jQuery
10 6 (0.36%) MDX
10 6 (0.36%) Middleware
10 6 (0.36%) J2EE
11 5 (0.30%) Hibernate
11 5 (0.30%) SAP ALE
11 5 (0.30%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 4 (0.24%) SAP Business Workflow
12 4 (0.24%) SAP PI
12 4 (0.24%) Spring
12 4 (0.24%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 170 (10.07%) Analytical Skills
2 70 (4.15%) Management Information System
3 32 (1.90%) Computer Science
4 21 (1.24%) SCADA
5 17 (1.01%) Mathematics
5 17 (1.01%) Blackberry
6 16 (0.95%) Economics
7 15 (0.89%) Statistics
7 15 (0.89%) FMCG
7 15 (0.89%) iSeries
8 14 (0.83%) EPoS
9 13 (0.77%) User Experience
10 10 (0.59%) Data Structures
11 9 (0.53%) Mobile App
12 8 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (0.41%) Smart Meter
13 7 (0.41%) Open Source
14 6 (0.36%) Data Protection Act
14 6 (0.36%) CCTV
14 6 (0.36%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 368 (21.80%) Windows
2 89 (5.27%) Linux
3 88 (5.21%) Windows 7
4 83 (4.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 59 (3.50%) UNIX
6 49 (2.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 47 (2.78%) Windows XP
8 33 (1.95%) Windows Server 2012
9 21 (1.24%) Windows 8
10 17 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 14 (0.83%) Android
12 10 (0.59%) Solaris
12 10 (0.59%) Apple iOS
13 9 (0.53%) CentOS
14 7 (0.41%) Windows 2000
14 7 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
15 6 (0.36%) Windows Vista
16 4 (0.24%) Windows 2000 Server
16 4 (0.24%) AIX
16 4 (0.24%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 285 (16.88%) Agile Software Development
2 246 (14.57%) ITIL
3 223 (13.21%) Business Analysis
4 137 (8.12%) Business Intelligence
5 132 (7.82%) User Acceptance Testing
6 125 (7.41%) Project Management
7 120 (7.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 109 (6.46%) Scrum
9 105 (6.22%) CRM
10 101 (5.98%) Test Scripting
11 88 (5.21%) Data Analysis
12 85 (5.04%) Change Management
13 83 (4.92%) PRINCE2
14 77 (4.56%) Software Testing
15 61 (3.61%) System Testing
15 61 (3.61%) Service Delivery
16 60 (3.55%) E-Commerce
17 54 (3.20%) UML
18 53 (3.14%) Kanban
19 51 (3.02%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 420 (24.88%) SQL
2 75 (4.44%) C#
3 71 (4.21%) T-SQL
4 53 (3.14%) VBA
5 47 (2.78%) VB
6 40 (2.37%) PL/SQL
7 34 (2.01%) Java
8 33 (1.95%) JavaScript
9 19 (1.13%) VB.NET
10 18 (1.07%) C
11 15 (0.89%) PHP
12 10 (0.59%) Shell Script
13 9 (0.53%) PowerShell
14 8 (0.47%) VB6
14 8 (0.47%) ABAP
15 7 (0.41%) VBScript
15 7 (0.41%) R
16 5 (0.30%) RPG
17 4 (0.24%) C++
17 4 (0.24%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 154 (9.12%) Degree
2 149 (8.83%) ISEB
3 58 (3.44%) ISTQB
4 47 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 47 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
5 41 (2.43%) MCSE
6 33 (1.95%) Cisco Certification
7 29 (1.72%) Security Cleared
8 28 (1.66%) CCNA
9 24 (1.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 22 (1.30%) CEH
11 20 (1.18%) GIAC
12 19 (1.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 16 (0.95%) MCSA
14 14 (0.83%) MCITP
15 12 (0.71%) SC Cleared
15 12 (0.71%) CCNP
16 10 (0.59%) MCP
16 10 (0.59%) CISSP
17 9 (0.53%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 122 (7.23%) QA
2 108 (6.40%) SLA
3 27 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 23 (1.36%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.41%) FATCA
6 5 (0.30%) COBIT
6 5 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.059%) EMIR
7 1 (0.059%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 197 (11.67%) Active Directory
2 77 (4.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (1.72%) vSphere
4 27 (1.60%) Hyper-V
5 16 (0.95%) Terminal Services
5 16 (0.95%) Snort
6 13 (0.77%) XenApp
7 8 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (0.41%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.18%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.059%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.059%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (0.059%) Xen
10 1 (0.059%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.059%) NFS
Systems Management
1 14 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (0.71%) Control-M
2 12 (0.71%) SCCM
3 8 (0.47%) Nagios
4 6 (0.36%) SCOM
5 5 (0.30%) WSUS
6 4 (0.24%) NetBackup
6 4 (0.24%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.18%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (0.18%) SCDPM
8 2 (0.12%) ServiceCenter
8 2 (0.12%) OpenView
9 1 (0.059%) Unicenter
9 1 (0.059%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.059%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.059%) MOM
9 1 (0.059%) Netcool
9 1 (0.059%) MAILsweeper
9 1 (0.059%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.059%) Cacti
Vendors
1 357 (21.15%) Microsoft
2 135 (8.00%) VMware
3 104 (6.16%) Oracle
4 85 (5.04%) Citrix
5 79 (4.68%) Cisco
6 61 (3.61%) SAP
7 43 (2.55%) NetApp
8 40 (2.37%) HP
9 39 (2.31%) IBM
10 28 (1.66%) Business Objects
11 23 (1.36%) EMC
12 19 (1.13%) Dell
12 19 (1.13%) Cognos
13 15 (0.89%) Juniper
13 15 (0.89%) CheckPoint
14 14 (0.83%) Kofax
15 12 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
15 12 (0.71%) Sun
16 11 (0.65%) Apple
17 10 (0.59%) Google
Telford, Shropshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum + Private Healthcare + Pension
Posted: 14 hours ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + pension + other benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Share options, home working
Posted: 16 hours ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: Market related
Posted: 16 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £23000.00 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £41500 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £28550 per annum + Non contrib Pension
Posted: 18 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £26000 - £33000 per annum + 46days hols + exc pension
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £42000.00 - £52000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Worcestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, Warwickshire
Coventry City Council
Posted: Yesterday
Uttoxeter, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + on-call
Posted: Yesterday
Atherstone, Warwickshire
TNT Global IT
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £38000.00 per annum + Plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday