Period
to 22 January 2021

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 22 January 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
22 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 21 7 13
Rank change year-on-year -14 +6 -7
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 125 399 399
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Birmingham 9.01% 15.38% 12.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.54% 15.91% 12.54%
Number of salaries quoted 123 396 321
Median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £26,300 £24,000 £23,250
90th Percentile £52,250 £51,250 £52,500
West Midlands median annual salary £39,000 £35,847 £36,500
% change year-on-year +8.80% -1.79% -

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 1,310 2,508 3,183
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.38% 96.65% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1,087 2,193 2,287
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,100 £75,000 £76,500
West Midlands median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% +2.27% +10.00%

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 22 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Analyst in Birmingham

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 35 (28.00%) SQL
2 33 (26.40%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (24.00%) Azure
4 26 (20.80%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (17.60%) Business Intelligence
5 22 (17.60%) Microsoft
6 21 (16.80%) Finance
6 21 (16.80%) Problem-Solving
7 17 (13.60%) Power Platform
7 17 (13.60%) Public Sector
7 17 (13.60%) Power BI
7 17 (13.60%) Data Analysis
8 16 (12.80%) Microsoft Excel
9 15 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (12.00%) QA
9 15 (12.00%) Test Automation
10 14 (11.20%) Visual Studio Team System
10 14 (11.20%) SaaS
10 14 (11.20%) Windows
11 13 (10.40%) Active Directory
11 13 (10.40%) Collaborative Working
12 12 (9.60%) Office 365
12 12 (9.60%) Analytics
12 12 (9.60%) Project Management
12 12 (9.60%) Selenium
13 11 (8.80%) User Stories
14 10 (8.00%) Acceptance Criteria
14 10 (8.00%) Requirements Gathering
14 10 (8.00%) Workflow
14 10 (8.00%) Scrum

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 6 (4.80%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.60%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (1.60%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (12.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (3.20%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.80%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.40%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (2.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.80%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 1 (0.80%) MIS ActiveH
2 1 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.80%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.80%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 30 (24.00%) Azure
2 17 (13.60%) Power Platform
3 14 (11.20%) SaaS
4 12 (9.60%) Office 365
5 7 (5.60%) SuccessFactors
6 5 (4.00%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (2.40%) AWS
8 2 (1.60%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (1.60%) Lucidchart
8 2 (1.60%) Taleo
9 1 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.80%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.60%) IP Telephony
1 2 (1.60%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.80%) DHCP
2 1 (0.80%) DNS
2 1 (0.80%) Firewall
2 1 (0.80%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.60%) Power BI
2 7 (5.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (5.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (4.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.40%) MS Access
4 3 (2.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (2.40%) Tableau
5 2 (1.60%) MySQL
5 2 (1.60%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.80%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.80%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.80%) OLAP
6 1 (0.80%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (0.80%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 14 (11.20%) Visual Studio Team System
2 12 (9.60%) Selenium
3 7 (5.60%) Postman
4 5 (4.00%) JMeter
5 4 (3.20%) Cypress.io
5 4 (3.20%) SpecFlow
6 2 (1.60%) Appium
6 2 (1.60%) Balsamiq
6 2 (1.60%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.80%) JIRA
7 1 (0.80%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (16.80%) Finance
2 17 (13.60%) Public Sector
3 8 (6.40%) Retail
4 7 (5.60%) Law
5 5 (4.00%) Automotive
6 4 (3.20%) Multimedia
7 3 (2.40%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.40%) Marketing
7 3 (2.40%) Social Housing
8 2 (1.60%) French Language
9 1 (0.80%) Advertising
9 1 (0.80%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.80%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.00%) Middleware
1 5 (4.00%) XML
2 4 (3.20%) .NET
3 3 (2.40%) CSS
3 3 (2.40%) HTML
3 3 (2.40%) jQuery
3 3 (2.40%) XHTML
4 1 (0.80%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.80%) J2EE
4 1 (0.80%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.80%) React
Miscellaneous
1 26 (20.80%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.80%) Management Information System
2 6 (4.80%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.40%) iPhone
4 2 (1.60%) Analytical Mindset
4 2 (1.60%) iPad
4 2 (1.60%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.80%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (0.80%) Handset
5 1 (0.80%) NHS
5 1 (0.80%) Reinsurance
5 1 (0.80%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.80%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.20%) Windows
2 7 (5.60%) Windows 10
3 2 (1.60%) Linux
4 1 (0.80%) Android
4 1 (0.80%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.80%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (26.40%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (17.60%) Business Intelligence
3 21 (16.80%) Problem-Solving
4 17 (13.60%) Data Analysis
5 15 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (12.00%) Test Automation
6 13 (10.40%) Collaborative Working
7 12 (9.60%) Analytics
7 12 (9.60%) Project Management
8 11 (8.80%) User Stories
9 10 (8.00%) Acceptance Criteria
9 10 (8.00%) Requirements Gathering
9 10 (8.00%) Scrum
9 10 (8.00%) Workflow
10 9 (7.20%) Business Analysis
10 9 (7.20%) Customer-Centricity
10 9 (7.20%) DevOps
11 8 (6.40%) Migration
11 8 (6.40%) Test Scripting
11 8 (6.40%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
Programming Languages
1 35 (28.00%) SQL
2 10 (8.00%) Python
3 9 (7.20%) Java
4 8 (6.40%) C#
5 7 (5.60%) PowerShell
6 5 (4.00%) JavaScript
7 4 (3.20%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.40%) RPG
9 2 (1.60%) Perl
9 2 (1.60%) RPG IV
9 2 (1.60%) Ruby
10 1 (0.80%) C
10 1 (0.80%) PHP
10 1 (0.80%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (6.40%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.80%) CISSP
2 6 (4.80%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.00%) CompTIA Security+
3 5 (4.00%) CREST Certified
3 5 (4.00%) GCIH
3 5 (4.00%) OSCP
3 5 (4.00%) SANS
4 4 (3.20%) A+ Certification
5 3 (2.40%) IIBA
6 2 (1.60%) Degree
7 1 (0.80%) APMG
7 1 (0.80%) CISA
7 1 (0.80%) CISM
7 1 (0.80%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.80%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.80%) PMP
7 1 (0.80%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.00%) QA
2 5 (4.00%) SLA
3 4 (3.20%) GDPR
3 4 (3.20%) PMO
4 3 (2.40%) Data Quality
5 2 (1.60%) COBIT
5 2 (1.60%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (1.60%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 2 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.80%) IFRS
6 1 (0.80%) NIST
System Software
1 13 (10.40%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.40%) Hyper-V
2 3 (2.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.60%) BitLocker
3 2 (1.60%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.80%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (1.60%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (17.60%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.40%) Cadence
2 8 (6.40%) Oracle
3 6 (4.80%) Ceridian
3 6 (4.80%) Workday
4 5 (4.00%) PeopleSoft
4 5 (4.00%) SAP
4 5 (4.00%) Splunk
5 4 (3.20%) Cisco
6 3 (2.40%) Apple
6 3 (2.40%) LANSA
6 3 (2.40%) VMware
7 2 (1.60%) Alteryx
7 2 (1.60%) Cognos
7 2 (1.60%) HP
7 2 (1.60%) McAfee
7 2 (1.60%) Nintex
7 2 (1.60%) Remedy
8 1 (0.80%) Becrypt
8 1 (0.80%) MobileIron