Period
to 25 September 2021

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 25 September 2021.

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
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 17 30 8
Rank change year-on-year +13 -22 +4
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 310 74 424
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Birmingham 9.69% 8.17% 15.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.48% 8.82% 16.16%
Number of salaries quoted 252 66 394
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,375 £24,000
25th Percentile £34,625 £30,313 £26,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £40,000 £32,500
Median % change year-on-year +6.25% +23.08% -13.33%
75th Percentile £50,000 £47,500 £47,375
90th Percentile £57,500 £52,625 £51,775
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -

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 2,957 839 2,624
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.44% 92.60% 97.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2,456 726 2,265
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £26,750
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,656 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £72,500 £60,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £70,000 £72,500
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Birmingham

Analyst
Salary Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Analyst in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Analyst in Birmingham

Analyst
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Salary distribution for jobs citing Analyst in Birmingham over the 6 months to 25 September 2021.

Salary histogram for Analyst in Birmingham

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

For the 6 months to 25 September 2021, 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 96 (30.97%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (29.03%) Social Skills
3 69 (22.26%) SQL
4 67 (21.61%) Microsoft
5 64 (20.65%) Finance
6 59 (19.03%) Problem-Solving
7 57 (18.39%) Power Platform
8 54 (17.42%) Business Intelligence
8 54 (17.42%) Analytical Skills
8 54 (17.42%) Power BI
9 49 (15.81%) Business Analysis
10 48 (15.48%) Analytics
11 38 (12.26%) Microsoft 365
12 35 (11.29%) Data Analysis
13 34 (10.97%) Azure
13 34 (10.97%) Requirements Gathering
14 31 (10.00%) Windows
15 29 (9.35%) Waterfall
16 25 (8.06%) Validation
16 25 (8.06%) Workshop Facilitation
17 24 (7.74%) Active Directory
17 24 (7.74%) User Stories
18 23 (7.42%) Scrum
18 23 (7.42%) Business Case
19 22 (7.10%) Stakeholder Management
20 21 (6.77%) Information Security
20 21 (6.77%) Data Warehouse
20 21 (6.77%) Cybersecurity
21 20 (6.45%) Windows 10
21 20 (6.45%) Microsoft Excel

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 16 (5.16%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.97%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.65%) CMS
3 2 (0.65%) IIS
3 2 (0.65%) SAS
4 1 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 20 (6.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (6.13%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.61%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.29%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.32%) iTrent
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.32%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.32%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 57 (18.39%) Power Platform
2 38 (12.26%) Microsoft 365
3 34 (10.97%) Azure
4 18 (5.81%) Dynamics 365
5 13 (4.19%) Azure Logic Apps
6 8 (2.58%) Power Automate
7 7 (2.26%) Google Analytics
8 6 (1.94%) PowerApps
9 5 (1.61%) SaaS
10 4 (1.29%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (0.97%) AWS
11 3 (0.97%) Azure Data Factory
11 3 (0.97%) Azure Sentinel
11 3 (0.97%) GCP
12 2 (0.65%) Azure Stack
12 2 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.65%) Google Tag Manager
12 2 (0.65%) Snowflake
13 1 (0.32%) OneDrive
13 1 (0.32%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.87%) Firewall
2 10 (3.23%) DNS
3 9 (2.90%) DHCP
4 6 (1.94%) VPN
5 4 (1.29%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.29%) Wireless
6 3 (0.97%) Intranet
6 3 (0.97%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (0.97%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.65%) LAN
7 2 (0.65%) SAN
7 2 (0.65%) SMTP
7 2 (0.65%) VLAN
7 2 (0.65%) WAN
8 1 (0.32%) Broadband
8 1 (0.32%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.32%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.32%) DMZ
8 1 (0.32%) MPLS
8 1 (0.32%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (17.42%) Power BI
2 21 (6.77%) Data Warehouse
3 20 (6.45%) SQL Server
4 12 (3.87%) Tableau
5 11 (3.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (3.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (1.29%) Data Lake
8 3 (0.97%) Amazon Redshift
8 3 (0.97%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (0.97%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (0.97%) QlikView
8 3 (0.97%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (0.65%) Power Query
10 1 (0.32%) Amazon QuickSight
10 1 (0.32%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.32%) Metadata
10 1 (0.32%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 9 (2.90%) JIRA
2 4 (1.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (0.97%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (0.65%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.65%) Selenium
4 2 (0.65%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.32%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.32%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.32%) JMeter
5 1 (0.32%) Maven
5 1 (0.32%) Postman
5 1 (0.32%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.32%) Visual Website Optimizer
5 1 (0.32%) WebDriver
General
1 90 (29.03%) Social Skills
2 64 (20.65%) Finance
3 54 (17.42%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (6.45%) Marketing
4 20 (6.45%) Organisational Skills
4 20 (6.45%) Public Sector
5 19 (6.13%) Presentation Skills
6 18 (5.81%) Legal
7 17 (5.48%) Local Government
7 17 (5.48%) Manufacturing
8 13 (4.19%) Law
9 12 (3.87%) Games
10 10 (3.23%) Electronics
10 10 (3.23%) Retail
11 7 (2.26%) Banking
12 4 (1.29%) Billing
13 3 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.97%) Police
13 3 (0.97%) Telecoms
14 2 (0.65%) Documentation Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.84%) .NET
2 10 (3.23%) HTML
3 4 (1.29%) HTML5
3 4 (1.29%) MDX
3 4 (1.29%) XML
4 3 (0.97%) AngularJS
5 2 (0.65%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.65%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (0.65%) EDI
5 2 (0.65%) REST
5 2 (0.65%) SOAP
6 1 (0.32%) Django
6 1 (0.32%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (5.81%) User Experience
2 11 (3.55%) Management Information System
3 10 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (2.90%) Data Protection Act
4 9 (2.90%) Legacy Systems
5 6 (1.94%) Housing Association
6 4 (1.29%) NHS
7 3 (0.97%) Analytical Mindset
7 3 (0.97%) Smartphone
8 2 (0.65%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.65%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.65%) iPad
8 2 (0.65%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.65%) PMI
8 2 (0.65%) Replication
9 1 (0.32%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.32%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.32%) iPhone
9 1 (0.32%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.32%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 31 (10.00%) Windows
2 20 (6.45%) Windows 10
3 8 (2.58%) Windows Server
4 6 (1.94%) Linux
5 5 (1.61%) Windows 7
5 5 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (0.32%) Android
7 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (30.97%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (19.03%) Problem-Solving
3 54 (17.42%) Business Intelligence
4 49 (15.81%) Business Analysis
5 48 (15.48%) Analytics
6 35 (11.29%) Data Analysis
7 34 (10.97%) Requirements Gathering
8 29 (9.35%) Waterfall
9 25 (8.06%) Validation
9 25 (8.06%) Workshop Facilitation
10 24 (7.74%) User Stories
11 23 (7.42%) Business Case
11 23 (7.42%) Scrum
12 22 (7.10%) Stakeholder Management
13 21 (6.77%) Cybersecurity
13 21 (6.77%) Information Security
14 18 (5.81%) Acceptance Criteria
15 17 (5.48%) ITIL
16 16 (5.16%) Migration
17 15 (4.84%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 69 (22.26%) SQL
2 12 (3.87%) C#
3 8 (2.58%) Python
4 6 (1.94%) JavaScript
4 6 (1.94%) T-SQL
5 4 (1.29%) C
6 3 (0.97%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 3 (0.97%) Java
6 3 (0.97%) RPG
6 3 (0.97%) VBA
7 2 (0.65%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (4.84%) Degree
2 10 (3.23%) CCAB
2 10 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (1.94%) CIMA
3 6 (1.94%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.61%) CISSP
5 4 (1.29%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.97%) AAT
6 3 (0.97%) OSCP
7 2 (0.65%) CEH
7 2 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.65%) CREST Certified
7 2 (0.65%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.65%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.32%) CCNP
8 1 (0.32%) CCSP
8 1 (0.32%) CISM
8 1 (0.32%) GCIA
8 1 (0.32%) GSEC
8 1 (0.32%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.45%) GDPR
2 14 (4.52%) QA
3 12 (3.87%) SLA
4 7 (2.26%) Data Quality
4 7 (2.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (1.61%) NIST
6 4 (1.29%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.97%) Cyber Essentials
7 3 (0.97%) GRC
7 3 (0.97%) PMO
8 2 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.32%) COBIT
9 1 (0.32%) IFRS
9 1 (0.32%) Solvency II
System Software
1 24 (7.74%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.97%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.65%) vSphere
5 1 (0.32%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.32%) Snort
5 1 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (1.94%) SCCM
1 6 (1.94%) WSUS
2 4 (1.29%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 3 (0.97%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.65%) FortiGate
4 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.32%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.32%) Nessus
5 1 (0.32%) Nexpose
5 1 (0.32%) QRadar
Vendors
1 67 (21.61%) Microsoft
2 11 (3.55%) Google
3 7 (2.26%) SAP
3 7 (2.26%) VMware
4 5 (1.61%) Cisco
5 4 (1.29%) Alteryx
5 4 (1.29%) Citrix
5 4 (1.29%) McAfee
5 4 (1.29%) ServiceNow
6 3 (0.97%) Genesys
6 3 (0.97%) LANSA
6 3 (0.97%) Splunk
6 3 (0.97%) Symantec
6 3 (0.97%) Verint
7 2 (0.65%) CheckPoint
7 2 (0.65%) Qualys
7 2 (0.65%) Rapid7
7 2 (0.65%) Sophos
7 2 (0.65%) Veeam
7 2 (0.65%) Vertica