Period
to 12 November 2018

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £34,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 12 November 2018.

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

Analyst
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 11 9
Rank change year-on-year -5 -2 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 431 511 689
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 11.93% 13.35% 14.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.32% 13.86% 14.90%
Number of salaries quoted 350 453 592
Birmingham median annual salary £34,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.33% - -
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £52,250 £53,750 £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £36,896 £37,500
% change year-on-year -5.14% -1.61% +7.14%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. 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
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies in Birmingham with a recognized job title 3,498 3,688 4,623
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.84% 96.32% 96.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2,545 2,967 3,455
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £66,250
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Birmingham

Analyst
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Analyst in Birmingham

Analyst
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Birmingham over the 6 months to 12 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Analyst in Birmingham

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

For the 6 months to 12 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 Birmingham region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 116 (26.91%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (23.90%) Finance
3 94 (21.81%) ITIL
4 91 (21.11%) Analytical Skills
5 76 (17.63%) Microsoft
6 72 (16.71%) SQL
7 71 (16.47%) Microsoft Excel
8 66 (15.31%) Scrum
9 64 (14.85%) Windows
10 52 (12.06%) Business Analysis
11 45 (10.44%) Mathematics
12 44 (10.21%) Computer Science
13 43 (9.98%) Microsoft Office
14 42 (9.74%) ITSM
14 42 (9.74%) Physics
14 42 (9.74%) Degree
15 41 (9.51%) Service Management
15 41 (9.51%) Business Intelligence
15 41 (9.51%) Active Directory
16 38 (8.82%) SQL Server
16 38 (8.82%) ServiceNow
17 34 (7.89%) Test Automation
18 31 (7.19%) Web Services
18 31 (7.19%) Change Management
18 31 (7.19%) User Stories
19 30 (6.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
19 30 (6.96%) Project Management
19 30 (6.96%) Computer Science Degree
20 29 (6.73%) Stakeholder Management
21 28 (6.50%) Java

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 21 (4.87%) SharePoint
2 15 (3.48%) MS Exchange
3 10 (2.32%) CMS
4 5 (1.16%) SAS
5 2 (0.46%) IIS
5 2 (0.46%) Moodle
5 2 (0.46%) OpenEdge
5 2 (0.46%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 71 (16.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 43 (9.98%) Microsoft Office
3 30 (6.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 25 (5.80%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.46%) Infor LN
3 2 (0.46%) MoSes
4 1 (0.23%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.23%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.78%) Office 365
2 9 (2.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.46%) Mimecast
3 2 (0.46%) SaaS
4 1 (0.23%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.23%) Heroku
4 1 (0.23%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 25 (5.80%) Firewall
2 19 (4.41%) LAN
3 17 (3.94%) WAN
4 9 (2.09%) VPN
5 7 (1.62%) DEFINITY
5 7 (1.62%) Internet
5 7 (1.62%) SAN
6 6 (1.39%) IPsec
6 6 (1.39%) SSL
6 6 (1.39%) VoIP
7 4 (0.93%) DHCP
7 4 (0.93%) DNS
8 3 (0.70%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.46%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (0.46%) Sourcefire
10 1 (0.23%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.23%) NAS
10 1 (0.23%) SMS
10 1 (0.23%) Wireless
10 1 (0.23%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (8.82%) SQL Server
2 21 (4.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (4.64%) Power BI
4 16 (3.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (3.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (2.09%) MySQL
8 8 (1.86%) Relational Database
9 6 (1.39%) MS Access
10 5 (1.16%) DB2
10 5 (1.16%) QlikView
11 3 (0.70%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.46%) Big Data
12 2 (0.46%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (0.46%) DTS
12 2 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.46%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.46%) SQL Server 2014
13 1 (0.23%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
13 1 (0.23%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (2.55%) Selenium
2 7 (1.62%) WebDriver
3 6 (1.39%) JIRA
4 3 (0.70%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.46%) Axure RP
5 2 (0.46%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (0.23%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.23%) Rational Software Modeler
6 1 (0.23%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 103 (23.90%) Finance
2 16 (3.71%) Retail
3 13 (3.02%) Marketing
4 12 (2.78%) Banking
5 8 (1.86%) Manufacturing
5 8 (1.86%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.62%) Publishing
7 6 (1.39%) Legal
8 4 (0.93%) Automotive
8 4 (0.93%) Law
9 3 (0.70%) Back Office
10 2 (0.46%) Advertising
10 2 (0.46%) Brand Awareness
10 2 (0.46%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.23%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.23%) Electronics
11 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.23%) Front Office
11 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (7.19%) Web Services
2 18 (4.18%) .NET
3 3 (0.70%) CSS
3 3 (0.70%) HTML
4 2 (0.46%) Ajax
4 2 (0.46%) JSON
4 2 (0.46%) REST
4 2 (0.46%) XML
4 2 (0.46%) XSLT
5 1 (0.23%) CSS3
5 1 (0.23%) HTML5
5 1 (0.23%) ODBC
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.23%) SailPoint
5 1 (0.23%) SOAP
5 1 (0.23%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 91 (21.11%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (10.21%) Computer Science
3 23 (5.34%) CMDB
4 20 (4.64%) Management Information System
5 18 (4.18%) Data Centre
6 15 (3.48%) Self-Motivation
7 9 (2.09%) Mobile App
8 7 (1.62%) IVR
9 6 (1.39%) User Experience
10 5 (1.16%) Analytical Mindset
10 5 (1.16%) Private Cloud
11 4 (0.93%) Driving Licence
11 4 (0.93%) Greenfield Project
11 4 (0.93%) Renewable Energy
12 3 (0.70%) Enterprise Storage
13 2 (0.46%) Credit Risk
13 2 (0.46%) Cyberthreat
13 2 (0.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 2 (0.46%) Tandem
13 2 (0.46%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 64 (14.85%) Windows
2 20 (4.64%) Windows Server
3 18 (4.18%) Windows 7
4 9 (2.09%) Linux
4 9 (2.09%) Windows 10
5 7 (1.62%) Unix
5 7 (1.62%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.46%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (26.91%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (21.81%) ITIL
3 66 (15.31%) Scrum
4 52 (12.06%) Business Analysis
5 45 (10.44%) Mathematics
6 42 (9.74%) ITSM
6 42 (9.74%) Physics
7 41 (9.51%) Business Intelligence
7 41 (9.51%) Service Management
8 34 (7.89%) Test Automation
9 31 (7.19%) Change Management
9 31 (7.19%) User Stories
10 30 (6.96%) Project Management
11 29 (6.73%) Stakeholder Management
12 28 (6.50%) Problem-Solving
13 27 (6.26%) Acceptance Criteria
13 27 (6.26%) Root Cause Analysis
14 26 (6.03%) User Acceptance Testing
15 25 (5.80%) ITIL V3
16 24 (5.57%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 72 (16.71%) SQL
2 28 (6.50%) Java
3 18 (4.18%) VBA
4 12 (2.78%) PL/SQL
5 10 (2.32%) Python
6 8 (1.86%) R
6 8 (1.86%) T-SQL
7 7 (1.62%) VB
8 4 (0.93%) C
8 4 (0.93%) PowerShell
9 3 (0.70%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.46%) C++
10 2 (0.46%) Perl
11 1 (0.23%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.23%) C#
11 1 (0.23%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.23%) RPG
11 1 (0.23%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 42 (9.74%) Degree
2 30 (6.96%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (3.71%) ISEB
3 16 (3.71%) ITIL Certification
4 14 (3.25%) Security Cleared
5 13 (3.02%) ISTQB
6 10 (2.32%) IIBA
6 10 (2.32%) Numerate Degree
7 7 (1.62%) CISSP
7 7 (1.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (1.16%) CISA
9 5 (1.16%) MCSE
9 5 (1.16%) RHCA
9 5 (1.16%) RHCE
9 5 (1.16%) RHCSA
10 3 (0.70%) CISM
10 3 (0.70%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.46%) CEH
11 2 (0.46%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.57%) GDPR
2 17 (3.94%) PMO
2 17 (3.94%) QA
3 15 (3.48%) Data Quality
3 15 (3.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (3.25%) SLA
5 8 (1.86%) COBIT
6 6 (1.39%) Cyber Essentials
6 6 (1.39%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 3 (0.70%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.23%) IFRS
9 1 (0.23%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 41 (9.51%) Active Directory
2 21 (4.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.86%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (0.93%) HP ALM
1 4 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (0.93%) QRadar
2 2 (0.46%) Nessus
2 2 (0.46%) SCCM
3 1 (0.23%) SCOM
3 1 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 76 (17.63%) Microsoft
2 38 (8.82%) ServiceNow
3 23 (5.34%) VMware
4 13 (3.02%) Oracle
5 12 (2.78%) Cisco
6 10 (2.32%) SAP
6 10 (2.32%) Tableau
7 9 (2.09%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (1.86%) Avaya
9 7 (1.62%) Citrix
9 7 (1.62%) Planview
10 5 (1.16%) HP
11 4 (0.93%) NEC
11 4 (0.93%) NetApp
11 4 (0.93%) Northgate
12 3 (0.70%) Adobe
12 3 (0.70%) Dell
12 3 (0.70%) EqualLogic
12 3 (0.70%) Pardot
12 3 (0.70%) Red Hat