Period
to 20 September 2018

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 20 September 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 12 8
Rank change year-on-year +1 -4 +3
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 467 537 714
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 12.37% 13.84% 14.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.76% 14.37% 15.27%
Number of salaries quoted 384 466 583
Birmingham median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% - -
10th Percentile £21,325 £24,125 £24,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £52,750 £57,500
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year -6.67% +1.35% +1.37%

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 3,661 3,737 4,677
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.95% 96.31% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2,656 3,068 3,466
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,750 £24,424
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £67,500
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 20 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Analyst in Birmingham

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

For the 6 months to 20 September 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.

1 138 (29.55%) Finance
2 113 (24.20%) Agile Software Development
3 95 (20.34%) SQL
3 95 (20.34%) ITIL
4 92 (19.70%) Analytical Skills
5 80 (17.13%) Windows
6 70 (14.99%) Microsoft
7 69 (14.78%) Microsoft Excel
7 69 (14.78%) Scrum
8 58 (12.42%) Business Analysis
9 54 (11.56%) Active Directory
10 50 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
10 50 (10.71%) SQL Server
11 46 (9.85%) Microsoft Office
11 46 (9.85%) Mathematics
12 45 (9.64%) Stakeholder Management
13 44 (9.42%) Degree
14 43 (9.21%) Computer Science
14 43 (9.21%) ITSM
15 41 (8.78%) Service Management
15 41 (8.78%) Physics
16 35 (7.49%) Problem-Solving
17 34 (7.28%) User Acceptance Testing
17 34 (7.28%) User Stories
18 33 (7.07%) Firewall
18 33 (7.07%) Project Management
19 32 (6.85%) ServiceNow
20 31 (6.64%) VMware
20 31 (6.64%) Windows Server
20 31 (6.64%) Computer Science Degree

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 25 (5.35%) MS Exchange
2 22 (4.71%) SharePoint
3 10 (2.14%) SAS
4 9 (1.93%) CMS
5 4 (0.86%) OpenEdge
6 3 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.64%) Moodle
7 2 (0.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.43%) IIS
7 2 (0.43%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 69 (14.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 46 (9.85%) Microsoft Office
3 25 (5.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 25 (5.35%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.86%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.43%) Infor LN
2 2 (0.43%) Misys Equation
2 2 (0.43%) Postilion
2 2 (0.43%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (0.43%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.21%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.21%) Relativity
3 1 (0.21%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (2.14%) SaaS
3 9 (1.93%) Office 365
4 3 (0.64%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (0.43%) IaaS
5 2 (0.43%) PaaS
6 1 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.21%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 33 (7.07%) Firewall
2 23 (4.93%) LAN
3 22 (4.71%) WAN
4 15 (3.21%) SAN
4 15 (3.21%) VoIP
5 14 (3.00%) IPsec
5 14 (3.00%) SSL
6 7 (1.50%) Internet
6 7 (1.50%) VPN
7 6 (1.28%) DEFINITY
7 6 (1.28%) SMS
8 5 (1.07%) TCP/IP
9 4 (0.86%) DHCP
9 4 (0.86%) DNS
10 3 (0.64%) Wireless
11 2 (0.43%) iSCSI
12 1 (0.21%) Intrusion Detection
12 1 (0.21%) NAS
12 1 (0.21%) Sourcefire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 26 (5.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 22 (4.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (4.50%) Power BI
5 19 (4.07%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (3.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (2.14%) MySQL
8 8 (1.71%) Relational Database
9 6 (1.28%) MS Access
9 6 (1.28%) QlikView
10 5 (1.07%) Big Data
11 3 (0.64%) Data Mining
11 3 (0.64%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 3 (0.64%) SAS Enterprise Miner
12 2 (0.43%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (0.43%) DB2
12 2 (0.43%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.21%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 1 (0.21%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (0.21%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (3.00%) JIRA
2 12 (2.57%) Selenium
3 9 (1.93%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (1.71%) Git (software)
4 8 (1.71%) Subversion
5 7 (1.50%) WebDriver
6 2 (0.43%) Axure RP
6 2 (0.43%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 2 (0.43%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.21%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.21%) Rational Software Modeler
7 1 (0.21%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.21%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.21%) TestComplete
7 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio
General
1 138 (29.55%) Finance
2 29 (6.21%) Banking
3 18 (3.85%) Marketing
4 17 (3.64%) Retail
5 16 (3.43%) Legal
6 13 (2.78%) Manufacturing
7 12 (2.57%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.93%) Publishing
9 5 (1.07%) Automotive
9 5 (1.07%) International Banking
9 5 (1.07%) Retail Banking
10 4 (0.86%) Front Office
10 4 (0.86%) Law
11 3 (0.64%) Advertising
12 2 (0.43%) Back Office
12 2 (0.43%) Brand Awareness
12 2 (0.43%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.21%) Electronics
13 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (4.93%) Web Services
2 22 (4.71%) .NET
3 11 (2.36%) CSS
3 11 (2.36%) HTML
4 8 (1.71%) AngularJS
4 8 (1.71%) ASP.NET
4 8 (1.71%) ASP.NET Web API
4 8 (1.71%) jQuery
4 8 (1.71%) Kendo UI
4 8 (1.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (0.86%) XML
6 2 (0.43%) Ajax
6 2 (0.43%) XSLT
7 1 (0.21%) CSS3
7 1 (0.21%) HTML5
7 1 (0.21%) MDX
7 1 (0.21%) ODBC
7 1 (0.21%) SailPoint
7 1 (0.21%) SOAP
7 1 (0.21%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 92 (19.70%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (9.21%) Computer Science
3 25 (5.35%) Management Information System
4 19 (4.07%) Self-Motivation
5 17 (3.64%) Data Centre
6 16 (3.43%) CMDB
7 6 (1.28%) Analytical Mindset
7 6 (1.28%) IVR
8 5 (1.07%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.07%) User Experience
9 4 (0.86%) Driving Licence
9 4 (0.86%) Renewable Energy
10 3 (0.64%) Credit Risk
10 3 (0.64%) VLE
11 2 (0.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (0.43%) Enterprise Storage
11 2 (0.43%) EPoS
11 2 (0.43%) iSeries
11 2 (0.43%) Online Banking
11 2 (0.43%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 80 (17.13%) Windows
2 31 (6.64%) Windows Server
3 23 (4.93%) Linux
4 22 (4.71%) Windows 7
5 18 (3.85%) Unix
6 17 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (1.93%) Windows 10
8 8 (1.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (1.07%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.86%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.21%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.21%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (24.20%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (20.34%) ITIL
3 69 (14.78%) Scrum
4 58 (12.42%) Business Analysis
5 50 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
6 46 (9.85%) Mathematics
7 45 (9.64%) Stakeholder Management
8 43 (9.21%) ITSM
9 41 (8.78%) Physics
9 41 (8.78%) Service Management
10 35 (7.49%) Problem-Solving
11 34 (7.28%) User Acceptance Testing
11 34 (7.28%) User Stories
12 33 (7.07%) Project Management
13 30 (6.42%) Acceptance Criteria
14 29 (6.21%) Change Management
15 24 (5.14%) IT Strategy
15 24 (5.14%) Test Automation
16 23 (4.93%) Analytics
16 23 (4.93%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 95 (20.34%) SQL
2 19 (4.07%) T-SQL
3 16 (3.43%) Java
3 16 (3.43%) VBA
4 11 (2.36%) C#
5 9 (1.93%) JavaScript
6 8 (1.71%) Python
7 7 (1.50%) PL/SQL
8 6 (1.28%) PowerShell
8 6 (1.28%) R
9 3 (0.64%) C
9 3 (0.64%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.43%) Perl
10 2 (0.43%) VB
11 1 (0.21%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.21%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.21%) C++
11 1 (0.21%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 44 (9.42%) Degree
2 31 (6.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 23 (4.93%) Security Cleared
4 17 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
5 15 (3.21%) ISEB
6 12 (2.57%) IIBA
7 11 (2.36%) CISSP
7 11 (2.36%) ISTQB
8 8 (1.71%) SC Cleared
9 7 (1.50%) Numerate Degree
10 6 (1.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 5 (1.07%) CISA
11 5 (1.07%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (1.07%) CISM
12 4 (0.86%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 4 (0.86%) CCSP
12 4 (0.86%) CEH
12 4 (0.86%) CompTIA Security+
13 3 (0.64%) BC Cleared
13 3 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.35%) QA
2 22 (4.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (4.07%) GDPR
4 18 (3.85%) COBIT
5 17 (3.64%) SLA
6 15 (3.21%) Data Quality
7 14 (3.00%) PMO
8 6 (1.28%) PCI DSS
9 4 (0.86%) Cyber Essentials
9 4 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 3 (0.64%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 1 (0.21%) IFRS
11 1 (0.21%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 54 (11.56%) Active Directory
2 26 (5.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (3.00%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (1.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (0.64%) QRadar
2 2 (0.43%) AirWatch
2 2 (0.43%) Nessus
2 2 (0.43%) SCCM
2 2 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.21%) SCOM
Vendors
1 70 (14.99%) Microsoft
2 32 (6.85%) ServiceNow
3 31 (6.64%) VMware
4 16 (3.43%) SAP
5 14 (3.00%) Cisco
6 11 (2.36%) Capita
6 11 (2.36%) Oracle
7 10 (2.14%) Citrix
8 7 (1.50%) Avaya
9 6 (1.28%) Planview
9 6 (1.28%) Tableau
10 5 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (0.86%) Northgate
12 3 (0.64%) Adobe
12 3 (0.64%) Infor
12 3 (0.64%) Juniper
12 3 (0.64%) Sybase
13 2 (0.43%) Baan
13 2 (0.43%) Misys
13 2 (0.43%) NetApp