Period
to 10 December 2018

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 3 8
Rank change year-on-year -6 +5 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 171 177 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 15.94% 17.34% 15.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.27% 18.01% 16.54%
Number of salaries quoted 143 150 303
Bedfordshire median annual salary £37,500 £41,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +3.13% +14.29%
10th Percentile £21,250 £24,800 £26,400
90th Percentile £57,500 £62,500 £61,850
East of England median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year -6.67% -1.32% +1.33%

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 1,051 983 1,493
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.95% 96.28% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 831 828 1,300
Bedfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £29,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £79,000
East of England median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.11% - +2.27%

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 10 December 2018.

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 10 December 2018. 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 -4 57 £42,500 -10.53% 16
Bedford -2 46 £35,000 - 3
Dunstable +1 24 £35,000 -12.50% 4
Leighton Buzzard - 10 £20,000 -
Analyst
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 Bedfordshire region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 52 (30.41%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (25.15%) SQL
3 37 (21.64%) Microsoft
4 27 (15.79%) Waterfall
5 25 (14.62%) Continuous Improvement
5 25 (14.62%) Problem-Solving
6 24 (14.04%) Management Information System
7 22 (12.87%) Information Security
7 22 (12.87%) User Stories
8 21 (12.28%) Security Operations
8 21 (12.28%) Business Intelligence
8 21 (12.28%) CRM
8 21 (12.28%) Incident Management
9 19 (11.11%) Marketing
9 19 (11.11%) JIRA
9 19 (11.11%) SQL Server
9 19 (11.11%) SDLC
10 18 (10.53%) Finance
10 18 (10.53%) Firewall
11 17 (9.94%) Release Management
11 17 (9.94%) Change Management
11 17 (9.94%) CISSP
12 15 (8.77%) Dynamics CRM
12 15 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
13 14 (8.19%) Microsoft Azure
13 14 (8.19%) ISTQB
13 14 (8.19%) User Acceptance Testing
13 14 (8.19%) Data Warehouse
13 14 (8.19%) Oracle
13 14 (8.19%) Microsoft Office

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 8 (4.68%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.92%) SAS
3 4 (2.34%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (2.34%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.17%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.58%) Confluence
5 1 (0.58%) LiveLink
5 1 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 14 (8.19%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (4.09%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.58%) PTC Creo
4 1 (0.58%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 15 (8.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.17%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.58%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.58%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (7.60%) Office 365
3 8 (4.68%) SaaS
4 7 (4.09%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.75%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.53%) Firewall
2 5 (2.92%) Internet
2 5 (2.92%) Skype
3 3 (1.75%) FTP
3 3 (1.75%) IPsec
3 3 (1.75%) SSL
3 3 (1.75%) VPN
4 2 (1.17%) LAN
4 2 (1.17%) WAN
4 2 (1.17%) Wireless
5 1 (0.58%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 14 (8.19%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (5.26%) Big Data
4 7 (4.09%) Data Lake
5 5 (2.92%) MySQL
5 5 (2.92%) Relational Database
5 5 (2.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (2.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.34%) DB2
7 3 (1.75%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.17%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.17%) Power BI
9 1 (0.58%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.58%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (11.11%) JIRA
2 4 (2.34%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (1.17%) Ant
4 1 (0.58%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.58%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (11.11%) Marketing
2 18 (10.53%) Finance
3 2 (1.17%) Legal
4 1 (0.58%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.58%) Law
4 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.58%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.60%) .NET
2 8 (4.68%) ASP.NET
3 6 (3.51%) CSS
3 6 (3.51%) HTML
3 6 (3.51%) Web Services
3 6 (3.51%) XML
4 5 (2.92%) jQuery
4 5 (2.92%) SOAP
5 4 (2.34%) .NET Framework
5 4 (2.34%) Entity Framework
5 4 (2.34%) JSON
5 4 (2.34%) Visualforce
5 4 (2.34%) WPF
6 1 (0.58%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.58%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (0.58%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (0.58%) NHibernate
6 1 (0.58%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (0.58%) SAP Fiori
6 1 (0.58%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 24 (14.04%) Management Information System
2 15 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (7.60%) Cyberthreat
4 9 (5.26%) EPoS
5 6 (3.51%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.34%) Security Operations Centre
7 3 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.75%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.75%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.75%) User Experience
8 2 (1.17%) Chip and PIN
8 2 (1.17%) Smartcard
9 1 (0.58%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.58%) FMCG
9 1 (0.58%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.58%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.60%) Windows
2 9 (5.26%) Windows 10
3 7 (4.09%) Windows 7
4 4 (2.34%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (30.41%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (15.79%) Waterfall
3 25 (14.62%) Continuous Improvement
3 25 (14.62%) Problem-Solving
4 22 (12.87%) Information Security
4 22 (12.87%) User Stories
5 21 (12.28%) Business Intelligence
5 21 (12.28%) CRM
5 21 (12.28%) Incident Management
5 21 (12.28%) Security Operations
6 19 (11.11%) SDLC
7 17 (9.94%) Change Management
7 17 (9.94%) Release Management
8 14 (8.19%) User Acceptance Testing
9 13 (7.60%) Exploratory Testing
9 13 (7.60%) Master Data Management
9 13 (7.60%) Scenario Testing
9 13 (7.60%) Security Management
10 12 (7.02%) Defect Tracking
10 12 (7.02%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 43 (25.15%) SQL
2 13 (7.60%) C#
3 7 (4.09%) JavaScript
4 5 (2.92%) T-SQL
5 4 (2.34%) Apex Code
6 1 (0.58%) Java
6 1 (0.58%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.58%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.58%) SAPscript
6 1 (0.58%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (9.94%) CISSP
2 14 (8.19%) ISTQB
3 12 (7.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (4.68%) Degree
5 7 (4.09%) ISEB
6 4 (2.34%) GCIA
7 2 (1.17%) CCSP
7 2 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.58%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.58%) IIBA
8 1 (0.58%) MCP
8 1 (0.58%) MCSA
8 1 (0.58%) MCSE
8 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.58%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.58%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.85%) QA
2 9 (5.26%) COBIT
3 7 (4.09%) Data Quality
4 4 (2.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.75%) GDPR
6 2 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (1.17%) PCI DSS
6 2 (1.17%) SLA
7 1 (0.58%) Def Stans
7 1 (0.58%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (6.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.58%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (2.92%) SCCM
2 2 (1.17%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 37 (21.64%) Microsoft
2 14 (8.19%) Oracle
3 13 (7.60%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (4.68%) SAP
5 5 (2.92%) DataFlux
5 5 (2.92%) Sage
5 5 (2.92%) Talend
5 5 (2.92%) Trillium
5 5 (2.92%) Workday
6 4 (2.34%) Alteryx
6 4 (2.34%) IBM
7 3 (1.75%) Dell
7 3 (1.75%) LogLogic
7 3 (1.75%) Qualys
7 3 (1.75%) Splunk
7 3 (1.75%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.17%) Mitel
8 2 (1.17%) Symantec
8 2 (1.17%) Tableau
8 2 (1.17%) VMware