Period
to 20 May 2019

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 6 months to 20 May 2019.

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

Analyst
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
20 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 5 13 7
Rank change year-on-year +8 -6 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 172 111 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 17.25% 12.56% 14.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.57% 12.94% 14.73%
Number of salaries quoted 148 99 158
Bedfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.76% +24.24% -22.35%
10th Percentile £25,750 £28,850 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,225 £56,500 £50,925
East of England median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% -10.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire. 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
Bedfordshire
Permanent vacancies in Bedfordshire with a recognized job title 979 858 1,195
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.19% 97.06% 97.63%
Number of salaries quoted 837 774 940
Bedfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +10.50% -9.50%
10th Percentile £29,400 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £68,750
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +1.12%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Bedfordshire

Analyst
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for Analyst in Bedfordshire

Analyst
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 20 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Analyst in Bedfordshire

Analyst
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 20 May 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +26 69 £52,500 +31.25% 16
Bedford +13 43 £40,000 +6.67% 7
Dunstable 0 27 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Leighton Buzzard +7 4 £34,000 -28.04%
Analyst
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 Bedfordshire region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 71 (41.28%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (19.77%) Finance
2 34 (19.77%) Waterfall
3 30 (17.44%) SDLC
4 25 (14.53%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (13.95%) QA
6 23 (13.37%) Information Security
6 23 (13.37%) SharePoint
6 23 (13.37%) Salesforce.com
7 22 (12.79%) Project Management
7 22 (12.79%) Stakeholder Management
8 21 (12.21%) Microsoft
8 21 (12.21%) Project Planning
9 19 (11.05%) User Acceptance Testing
10 18 (10.47%) CISSP
10 18 (10.47%) Client/Server
10 18 (10.47%) Retail
10 18 (10.47%) System Testing
10 18 (10.47%) Test Strategy
10 18 (10.47%) Test Planning
10 18 (10.47%) Workday
11 17 (9.88%) Test Scripting
11 17 (9.88%) SQL
11 17 (9.88%) Sage
12 16 (9.30%) Change Management
12 16 (9.30%) Data Governance
13 14 (8.14%) Security Management
13 14 (8.14%) Data Modelling
13 14 (8.14%) E-Commerce
13 14 (8.14%) GDPR

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 23 (13.37%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.07%) MS Exchange
2 7 (4.07%) SAS
3 1 (0.58%) Confluence
Applications
1 11 (6.40%) MS Visio
2 9 (5.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (4.07%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.58%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 13 (7.56%) Office 365
2 3 (1.74%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.74%) Power Platform
3 2 (1.16%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.81%) Firewall
2 4 (2.33%) Intranet
2 4 (2.33%) LAN
2 4 (2.33%) WAN
3 3 (1.74%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (1.74%) Network Security
4 2 (1.16%) DHCP
4 2 (1.16%) DNS
4 2 (1.16%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.16%) VLAN
5 1 (0.58%) BGP
5 1 (0.58%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.58%) Internet
5 1 (0.58%) MPLS
5 1 (0.58%) OSPF
5 1 (0.58%) VoIP
5 1 (0.58%) VPN
5 1 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.58%) Wireless
5 1 (0.58%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.65%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.07%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (3.49%) Big Data
4 5 (2.91%) Data Lake
4 5 (2.91%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.74%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (1.74%) Power BI
6 2 (1.16%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.16%) Qlik Sense
6 2 (1.16%) QlikView
7 1 (0.58%) BigQuery
7 1 (0.58%) Looker
7 1 (0.58%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.58%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (4.65%) JIRA
2 4 (2.33%) SoapUI
3 3 (1.74%) FitNesse
3 3 (1.74%) Selenium
3 3 (1.74%) Zephyr
4 1 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 34 (19.77%) Finance
2 18 (10.47%) Retail
3 10 (5.81%) Marketing
4 1 (0.58%) Advertising
4 1 (0.58%) Law
4 1 (0.58%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.33%) .NET
2 3 (1.74%) XML
3 1 (0.58%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.58%) jQuery
3 1 (0.58%) MDX
3 1 (0.58%) Middleware
3 1 (0.58%) SOAP
3 1 (0.58%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (14.53%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (10.47%) Client/Server
3 12 (6.98%) Management Information System
4 11 (6.40%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (4.07%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (3.49%) EPoS
7 4 (2.33%) Cyberthreat
8 3 (1.74%) iSeries
8 3 (1.74%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.74%) Security Operations Centre
9 2 (1.16%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.58%) Cyberattack
10 1 (0.58%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.58%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.58%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.98%) Windows
2 9 (5.23%) Windows 10
3 8 (4.65%) Windows Server
4 6 (3.49%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (41.28%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (19.77%) Waterfall
3 30 (17.44%) SDLC
4 23 (13.37%) Information Security
5 22 (12.79%) Project Management
5 22 (12.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 21 (12.21%) Project Planning
7 19 (11.05%) User Acceptance Testing
8 18 (10.47%) System Testing
8 18 (10.47%) Test Planning
8 18 (10.47%) Test Strategy
9 17 (9.88%) Test Scripting
10 16 (9.30%) Change Management
10 16 (9.30%) Data Governance
11 14 (8.14%) Data Modelling
11 14 (8.14%) E-Commerce
11 14 (8.14%) Security Management
11 14 (8.14%) Security Operations
12 12 (6.98%) Data Management
12 12 (6.98%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 17 (9.88%) SQL
2 9 (5.23%) C#
3 6 (3.49%) Java
4 4 (2.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.16%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (10.47%) CISSP
2 7 (4.07%) GCIH
2 7 (4.07%) GIAC
3 6 (3.49%) Degree
3 6 (3.49%) ISTQB
4 5 (2.91%) CCSP
4 5 (2.91%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (2.91%) ISEB
5 4 (2.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.74%) CompTIA Security+
6 3 (1.74%) CRISC
6 3 (1.74%) GCIA
7 2 (1.16%) SSCP
8 1 (0.58%) CCNA
8 1 (0.58%) CCNP
8 1 (0.58%) CCSA
8 1 (0.58%) MCP
8 1 (0.58%) MCSE
8 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (13.95%) QA
2 14 (8.14%) GDPR
3 12 (6.98%) Data Quality
4 11 (6.40%) SLA
5 7 (4.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (2.91%) PCI DSS
7 4 (2.33%) PMO
8 2 (1.16%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (1.16%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 2 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.58%) COBIT
System Software
1 10 (5.81%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.33%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.33%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (2.33%) SCCM
2 2 (1.16%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (13.37%) Salesforce.com
2 21 (12.21%) Microsoft
3 18 (10.47%) Workday
4 17 (9.88%) Sage
5 12 (6.98%) Tableau
6 11 (6.40%) Oracle
7 7 (4.07%) IBM
7 7 (4.07%) Informatica
7 7 (4.07%) SAP
7 7 (4.07%) VMware
8 5 (2.91%) Cisco
9 3 (1.74%) Adobe
9 3 (1.74%) Citrix
10 2 (1.16%) Extreme Networks
10 2 (1.16%) MuleSoft
10 2 (1.16%) SonicWALL
10 2 (1.16%) Sophos
11 1 (0.58%) Aerohive Networks
11 1 (0.58%) Birst
11 1 (0.58%) Meraki