Period
to 18 November 2018

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £34,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bedford during the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Analyst
Bedfordshire > Bedford
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 13 6
Rank change year-on-year +1 -7 +17
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 41 32 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 14.96% 12.31% 20.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.19% 12.55% 21.14%
Number of salaries quoted 42 31 134
Bedford median annual salary £34,000 £35,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.86% -9.68% -8.82%
10th Percentile £21,250 £26,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £43,500 £56,250 £46,250
Bedfordshire median annual salary £35,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -17.65% +6.25% +6.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Bedford
Permanent vacancies in Bedford with a recognized job title 270 255 350
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.54% 98.08% 98.87%
Number of salaries quoted 230 214 310
Bedford median annual salary £42,500 £39,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.59% -1.25% -11.11%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,075 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Bedfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £49,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -3.06% +8.89%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

Job postings that featured Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedford.

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Bedford

Analyst
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Analyst in Bedford.

Salary trend for Analyst in Bedford

Analyst
Salary Histogram in Bedford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Bedford over the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Analyst in Bedford

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 18 November 2018, Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bedford region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 14 (34.15%) SQL
2 13 (31.71%) Windows
3 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
5 9 (21.95%) Software Testing
5 9 (21.95%) ISTQB
5 9 (21.95%) JIRA
5 9 (21.95%) Release Management
5 9 (21.95%) Test Management
5 9 (21.95%) V-Model
5 9 (21.95%) Waterfall
5 9 (21.95%) Functional Testing
5 9 (21.95%) User Stories
5 9 (21.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (21.95%) SDLC
5 9 (21.95%) Defect Tracking
5 9 (21.95%) Windows 10
5 9 (21.95%) Exploratory Testing
5 9 (21.95%) Scenario Testing
6 8 (19.51%) Office 365
7 7 (17.07%) Windows 7
7 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Office
8 6 (14.63%) ITIL
8 6 (14.63%) CRM
8 6 (14.63%) Finance
8 6 (14.63%) Dynamics CRM
8 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Azure
9 5 (12.20%) SCCM
9 5 (12.20%) Skype
9 5 (12.20%) Active Directory

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford 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 2 (4.88%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.88%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 8 (19.51%) Office 365
2 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (7.32%) Dynamics 365
3 3 (7.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) Skype
2 2 (4.88%) Firewall
2 2 (4.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.88%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.88%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 9 (21.95%) JIRA
2 2 (4.88%) Ant
General
1 6 (14.63%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.20%) .NET
2 1 (2.44%) J2EE
2 1 (2.44%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 13 (31.71%) Windows
2 9 (21.95%) Windows 10
3 7 (17.07%) Windows 7
4 4 (9.76%) Windows Server
5 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (21.95%) Defect Tracking
2 9 (21.95%) Exploratory Testing
2 9 (21.95%) Functional Testing
2 9 (21.95%) Release Management
2 9 (21.95%) Scenario Testing
2 9 (21.95%) SDLC
2 9 (21.95%) Software Testing
2 9 (21.95%) Test Management
2 9 (21.95%) User Stories
2 9 (21.95%) V-Model
2 9 (21.95%) Waterfall
3 6 (14.63%) CRM
3 6 (14.63%) ITIL
4 5 (12.20%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (9.76%) ITIL V3
6 3 (7.32%) B2B
6 3 (7.32%) ERP
7 2 (4.88%) Data Visualisation
7 2 (4.88%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 14 (34.15%) SQL
2 5 (12.20%) C#
3 3 (7.32%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.44%) Java
4 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.44%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (21.95%) ISTQB
1 9 (21.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (7.32%) Degree
3 1 (2.44%) MCP
3 1 (2.44%) MCSA
3 1 (2.44%) MCSE
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (12.20%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) SCCM
2 2 (4.88%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.32%) VMware
3 2 (4.88%) Citrix
3 2 (4.88%) HP
3 2 (4.88%) Mitel
3 2 (4.88%) Symantec
4 1 (2.44%) IFS
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle