Period
to 20 February 2019

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 20 February 2019.

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
20 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 13 6 10
Rank change year-on-year -7 +4 -5
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 407 548 551
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 12.46% 14.90% 13.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.93% 15.41% 13.69%
Number of salaries quoted 305 468 531
Birmingham median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +2.74% -2.67%
10th Percentile £25,100 £23,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £51,250 £57,500 £57,500
West Midlands median annual salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year +4.29% -5.41% -1.33%

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 3,147 3,557 4,026
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.36% 96.71% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2,252 2,652 3,080
Birmingham median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £25,900
90th Percentile £76,250 £68,750 £65,000
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 20 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Analyst in Birmingham

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

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 Birmingham region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 98 (24.08%) Analytical Skills
2 86 (21.13%) Microsoft
2 86 (21.13%) ITIL
2 86 (21.13%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (17.94%) Finance
4 61 (14.99%) SQL
5 60 (14.74%) Problem-Solving
6 52 (12.78%) Windows
7 49 (12.04%) Microsoft Excel
8 48 (11.79%) Business Intelligence
9 45 (11.06%) ServiceNow
10 43 (10.57%) Data Protection
11 42 (10.32%) GDPR
12 39 (9.58%) SharePoint
12 39 (9.58%) Data Analysis
13 38 (9.34%) Scrum
13 38 (9.34%) Project Management
14 37 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
14 37 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
14 37 (9.09%) Computer Science
14 37 (9.09%) Office 365
15 36 (8.85%) Mathematics
16 35 (8.60%) ITSM
16 35 (8.60%) Physics
16 35 (8.60%) User Stories
17 33 (8.11%) Power BI
18 32 (7.86%) Degree
18 32 (7.86%) Firewall
18 32 (7.86%) Service Management
18 32 (7.86%) Acceptance Criteria

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 39 (9.58%) SharePoint
2 17 (4.18%) CMS
3 11 (2.70%) MS Exchange
3 11 (2.70%) Skype for Business
4 3 (0.74%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.49%) IIS
5 2 (0.49%) SAS
6 1 (0.25%) Captiva
6 1 (0.25%) Documentum
6 1 (0.25%) Moodle
Applications
1 49 (12.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 37 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
3 23 (5.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 22 (5.41%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (3.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.47%) Infor LN
3 4 (0.98%) MoSes
4 3 (0.74%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.25%) assyst
5 1 (0.25%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 37 (9.09%) Office 365
2 30 (7.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (3.19%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (2.70%) IaaS
4 11 (2.70%) OneDrive
4 11 (2.70%) PaaS
4 11 (2.70%) SaaS
5 5 (1.23%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.25%) Azure Machine Learning
6 1 (0.25%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.25%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.25%) Heroku
6 1 (0.25%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 32 (7.86%) Firewall
2 15 (3.69%) Internet
3 14 (3.44%) WAN
4 11 (2.70%) LAN
4 11 (2.70%) Skype
5 7 (1.72%) DEFINITY
5 7 (1.72%) Wireless
6 5 (1.23%) VPN
7 4 (0.98%) DHCP
7 4 (0.98%) DNS
7 4 (0.98%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (0.74%) Sourcefire
9 2 (0.49%) Network Security
9 2 (0.49%) VLAN
9 2 (0.49%) VoIP
10 1 (0.25%) Broadband
10 1 (0.25%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (8.11%) Power BI
2 28 (6.88%) SQL Server
3 11 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (2.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 10 (2.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (1.72%) DB2
5 7 (1.72%) Relational Database
6 4 (0.98%) MySQL
7 2 (0.49%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.49%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.49%) DTS
7 2 (0.49%) MS Access
7 2 (0.49%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.25%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.25%) BigQuery
8 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.25%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 12 (2.95%) JIRA
2 4 (0.98%) Cucumber
2 4 (0.98%) Selenium
3 3 (0.74%) Zephyr
4 2 (0.49%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (0.49%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.25%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.25%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.25%) Hudson
General
1 73 (17.94%) Finance
2 19 (4.67%) Legal
3 12 (2.95%) Manufacturing
4 11 (2.70%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.21%) Retail
6 6 (1.47%) Law
7 4 (0.98%) Banking
7 4 (0.98%) Publishing
8 3 (0.74%) Marketing
9 2 (0.49%) Automotive
9 2 (0.49%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.49%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (0.25%) Back Office
10 1 (0.25%) Brand Awareness
10 1 (0.25%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.25%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.25%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (4.67%) Web Services
2 12 (2.95%) .NET
3 8 (1.97%) JSON
4 5 (1.23%) REST
4 5 (1.23%) XML
5 2 (0.49%) Ajax
5 2 (0.49%) XSLT
6 1 (0.25%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.25%) CGI
6 1 (0.25%) Gherkin
6 1 (0.25%) JFC
6 1 (0.25%) ODBC
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 98 (24.08%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (6.39%) Management Information System
3 23 (5.65%) Data Centre
4 16 (3.93%) Self-Motivation
5 13 (3.19%) CMDB
6 11 (2.70%) Driving Licence
6 11 (2.70%) User Experience
7 10 (2.46%) Mobile App
8 9 (2.21%) NHS
9 7 (1.72%) Enterprise Storage
9 7 (1.72%) IVR
9 7 (1.72%) Private Cloud
10 5 (1.23%) Internet of Things
11 4 (0.98%) Cyberthreat
12 3 (0.74%) Data Protection Act
12 3 (0.74%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.74%) Security Operations Centre
13 2 (0.49%) Blackberry
13 2 (0.49%) Tandem
13 2 (0.49%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 52 (12.78%) Windows
2 17 (4.18%) Windows Server
3 9 (2.21%) Linux
4 6 (1.47%) Windows 10
5 4 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.74%) Unix
6 3 (0.74%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.49%) Android
7 2 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (21.13%) Agile Software Development
1 86 (21.13%) ITIL
2 60 (14.74%) Problem-Solving
3 48 (11.79%) Business Intelligence
4 43 (10.57%) Data Protection
5 39 (9.58%) Data Analysis
6 38 (9.34%) Project Management
6 38 (9.34%) Scrum
7 37 (9.09%) Computer Science
7 37 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 36 (8.85%) Mathematics
9 35 (8.60%) ITSM
9 35 (8.60%) Physics
9 35 (8.60%) User Stories
10 32 (7.86%) Acceptance Criteria
10 32 (7.86%) Service Management
11 31 (7.62%) Analytics
12 29 (7.13%) Change Management
13 24 (5.90%) Customer Requirements
14 23 (5.65%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 61 (14.99%) SQL
2 19 (4.67%) Java
3 9 (2.21%) PowerShell
3 9 (2.21%) Python
4 8 (1.97%) PL/SQL
5 7 (1.72%) R
5 7 (1.72%) T-SQL
6 5 (1.23%) VB
7 4 (0.98%) C
7 4 (0.98%) VBA
8 1 (0.25%) C#
8 1 (0.25%) C++
8 1 (0.25%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.25%) Perl
8 1 (0.25%) RPG
8 1 (0.25%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 32 (7.86%) Degree
2 24 (5.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (3.93%) ITIL Certification
4 11 (2.70%) IIBA
5 7 (1.72%) CISSP
5 7 (1.72%) MCSE
5 7 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (1.72%) RHCA
5 7 (1.72%) RHCE
5 7 (1.72%) RHCSA
6 6 (1.47%) Numerate Degree
6 6 (1.47%) Security Cleared
7 5 (1.23%) CompTIA Security+
7 5 (1.23%) ISEB
7 5 (1.23%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.98%) CCNA
8 4 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.98%) CISM
8 4 (0.98%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.49%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (10.32%) GDPR
2 16 (3.93%) PMO
3 14 (3.44%) Data Quality
4 9 (2.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (1.72%) SLA
6 6 (1.47%) PCI DSS
7 5 (1.23%) Cyber Essentials
7 5 (1.23%) QA
8 2 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 30 (7.37%) Active Directory
2 20 (4.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (3.44%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (1.23%) QRadar
2 4 (0.98%) HP ALM
3 3 (0.74%) Nessus
4 1 (0.25%) EnCase
4 1 (0.25%) FTK
4 1 (0.25%) Nagios
4 1 (0.25%) SCCM
4 1 (0.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 86 (21.13%) Microsoft
2 45 (11.06%) ServiceNow
3 20 (4.91%) VMware
4 17 (4.18%) Oracle
5 15 (3.69%) Salesforce.com
6 13 (3.19%) HP
7 12 (2.95%) Cisco
7 12 (2.95%) IBM
8 10 (2.46%) Tableau
9 8 (1.97%) NetApp
10 7 (1.72%) Avaya
10 7 (1.72%) Dell
10 7 (1.72%) EqualLogic
11 6 (1.47%) Citrix
11 6 (1.47%) Infor
11 6 (1.47%) Planview
12 5 (1.23%) SolarWinds
13 4 (0.98%) AlienVault
13 4 (0.98%) NEC
13 4 (0.98%) Palo Alto