Period
to 16 January 2019

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Bedford during the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 8 7 5
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2 +9
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 51 29 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 16.67% 14.50% 20.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.72% 14.87% 20.76%
Number of salaries quoted 52 28 133
Bedford median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -4.11% -2.67%
10th Percentile £21,250 £26,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £43,750 £56,625 £46,250
Bedfordshire median annual salary £37,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -9.64% +3.75% +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 305 195 289
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 99.67% 97.50% 98.30%
Number of salaries quoted 272 169 258
Bedford median annual salary £42,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +12.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,700 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £75,000 £61,250
Bedfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 16 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Analyst in Bedford

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 15 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (27.45%) Finance
2 14 (27.45%) ISTQB
3 12 (23.53%) Software Testing
3 12 (23.53%) Windows
3 12 (23.53%) JIRA
3 12 (23.53%) Release Management
3 12 (23.53%) Test Management
3 12 (23.53%) V-Model
3 12 (23.53%) Waterfall
3 12 (23.53%) Functional Testing
3 12 (23.53%) User Stories
3 12 (23.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 12 (23.53%) SDLC
3 12 (23.53%) Defect Tracking
3 12 (23.53%) Exploratory Testing
3 12 (23.53%) Scenario Testing
4 11 (21.57%) SQL
5 10 (19.61%) SharePoint
6 9 (17.65%) Microsoft
6 9 (17.65%) Windows 10
6 9 (17.65%) System Testing
7 8 (15.69%) Test Scripting
7 8 (15.69%) Test Strategy
7 8 (15.69%) QA
7 8 (15.69%) Test Planning
7 8 (15.69%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (15.69%) Workday
7 8 (15.69%) Client/Server
7 8 (15.69%) Sage

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 10 (19.61%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.92%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.92%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.73%) Office 365
2 3 (5.88%) Dynamics 365
2 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.80%) Skype
2 2 (3.92%) Firewall
2 2 (3.92%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.92%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.92%) Power BI
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (23.53%) JIRA
2 2 (3.92%) Ant
General
1 14 (27.45%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.88%) .NET
2 1 (1.96%) J2EE
2 1 (1.96%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) Client/Server
1 8 (15.69%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 12 (23.53%) Windows
2 9 (17.65%) Windows 10
3 7 (13.73%) Windows 7
4 3 (5.88%) Windows Server
4 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (23.53%) Defect Tracking
2 12 (23.53%) Exploratory Testing
2 12 (23.53%) Functional Testing
2 12 (23.53%) Release Management
2 12 (23.53%) Scenario Testing
2 12 (23.53%) SDLC
2 12 (23.53%) Software Testing
2 12 (23.53%) Test Management
2 12 (23.53%) User Stories
2 12 (23.53%) V-Model
2 12 (23.53%) Waterfall
3 9 (17.65%) System Testing
4 8 (15.69%) Test Planning
4 8 (15.69%) Test Scripting
4 8 (15.69%) Test Strategy
5 7 (13.73%) CRM
6 5 (9.80%) ITIL
7 4 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (7.84%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 11 (21.57%) SQL
2 3 (5.88%) C#
3 1 (1.96%) Java
3 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.96%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (27.45%) ISTQB
2 12 (23.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (5.88%) Degree
4 2 (3.92%) ISEB
5 1 (1.96%) MCP
5 1 (1.96%) MCSA
5 1 (1.96%) MCSE
5 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.69%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (7.84%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (9.80%) SCCM
2 2 (3.92%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 9 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.69%) Sage
2 8 (15.69%) Salesforce.com
2 8 (15.69%) Workday
3 2 (3.92%) HP
3 2 (3.92%) Mitel
3 2 (3.92%) Symantec
3 2 (3.92%) VMware
4 1 (1.96%) Citrix
4 1 (1.96%) IFS
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle