Period
to 20 February 2018

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 20 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 10 5
Rank change year-on-year +4 -5 +4
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 548 551 759
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 14.90% 13.28% 18.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.41% 13.69% 19.28%
Number of salaries quoted 468 531 695
Birmingham median annual salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.74% -2.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,000 £21,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £52,000
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -5.41% -1.33% +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 3,556 4,026 3,937
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.68% 97.01% 96.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2,651 3,080 3,257
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,900 £25,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £66,250
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 2018.

Salary histogram for Analyst in Birmingham

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

For the 6 months to 20 February 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.

1 165 (30.11%) Finance
2 163 (29.74%) SQL
3 141 (25.73%) Microsoft
4 113 (20.62%) Windows
5 109 (19.89%) Analytical Skills
6 97 (17.70%) Agile Software Development
7 80 (14.60%) ITIL
8 77 (14.05%) Business Analysis
9 73 (13.32%) SQL Server
10 70 (12.77%) Microsoft Excel
11 67 (12.23%) Business Intelligence
12 64 (11.68%) Active Directory
13 57 (10.40%) Microsoft Office
14 54 (9.85%) Degree
15 51 (9.31%) Mathematics
16 50 (9.12%) Stakeholder Management
17 45 (8.21%) VMware
17 45 (8.21%) Analytics
18 44 (8.03%) Project Management
19 42 (7.66%) Firewall
19 42 (7.66%) Scrum
20 41 (7.48%) Windows Server
21 37 (6.75%) Banking
22 36 (6.57%) Manufacturing
23 35 (6.39%) Retail
24 34 (6.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 32 (5.84%) Data Management
25 32 (5.84%) Logistics
25 32 (5.84%) Computer Science
25 32 (5.84%) Test Automation

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 31 (5.66%) SAS
2 26 (4.74%) MS Exchange
3 14 (2.55%) SharePoint
4 8 (1.46%) Apache
5 7 (1.28%) Skype for Business
5 7 (1.28%) Tomcat
6 5 (0.91%) IIS
7 3 (0.55%) OpenEdge
8 2 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.18%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.18%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.18%) nginx
Applications
1 70 (12.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 57 (10.40%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (1.64%) Microsoft Project
4 8 (1.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (1.09%) SPSS
6 4 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (2.74%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 9 (1.64%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (1.09%) Dynamics NAV
3 6 (1.09%) Postilion
4 3 (0.55%) assyst
4 3 (0.55%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.36%) BPCS
5 2 (0.36%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.18%) Concordance
6 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.18%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.18%) Infor CloudSuite
6 1 (0.18%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
6 1 (0.18%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.18%) Primavera
6 1 (0.18%) Relativity
6 1 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.18%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.18%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.18%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 21 (3.83%) Office 365
2 12 (2.19%) SaaS
3 7 (1.28%) GitHub
4 5 (0.91%) Dynamics 365
5 4 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.73%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.18%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.18%) Boomi
6 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 42 (7.66%) Firewall
2 30 (5.47%) LAN
3 27 (4.93%) WAN
4 25 (4.56%) SAN
5 19 (3.47%) VoIP
6 18 (3.28%) SSL
7 17 (3.10%) IPsec
8 12 (2.19%) DNS
9 11 (2.01%) DHCP
10 8 (1.46%) TCP/IP
10 8 (1.46%) VPN
11 6 (1.09%) Skype
12 5 (0.91%) PBX
12 5 (0.91%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (0.55%) Wireless
14 2 (0.36%) Fibre Channel
14 2 (0.36%) Internet
14 2 (0.36%) NAS
14 2 (0.36%) SMS
15 1 (0.18%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (13.32%) SQL Server
2 34 (6.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 27 (4.93%) Data Warehouse
4 26 (4.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 16 (2.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (2.37%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (1.28%) Power BI
9 6 (1.09%) Data Mining
9 6 (1.09%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 6 (1.09%) SAS Enterprise Miner
10 4 (0.73%) Big Data
10 4 (0.73%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (0.73%) Relational Database
11 3 (0.55%) DB2
12 2 (0.36%) GIS
12 2 (0.36%) MS Access
12 2 (0.36%) MySQL
12 2 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.36%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 25 (4.56%) Selenium
2 24 (4.38%) JIRA
3 9 (1.64%) HP UFT
4 7 (1.28%) Git (software)
4 7 (1.28%) NuGet
4 7 (1.28%) TeamCity
5 6 (1.09%) Appium
5 6 (1.09%) Calabash
5 6 (1.09%) Cucumber
5 6 (1.09%) SoapUI
6 5 (0.91%) SpecFlow
7 4 (0.73%) InstallShield
7 4 (0.73%) MSI
8 2 (0.36%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.36%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.18%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.18%) Maven
9 1 (0.18%) Subversion
9 1 (0.18%) Zephyr
General
1 165 (30.11%) Finance
2 37 (6.75%) Banking
3 36 (6.57%) Manufacturing
4 35 (6.39%) Retail
5 21 (3.83%) Legal
6 14 (2.55%) Marketing
7 12 (2.19%) Automotive
8 11 (2.01%) Retail Banking
9 10 (1.82%) Back Office
10 8 (1.46%) Advertising
11 7 (1.28%) International Banking
12 5 (0.91%) Front Office
13 3 (0.55%) Corporate Banking
14 2 (0.36%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.36%) Law
14 2 (0.36%) Telecoms
15 1 (0.18%) Billing
15 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.18%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (5.47%) .NET
2 26 (4.74%) XML
3 8 (1.46%) Web Services
4 7 (1.28%) AngularJS
5 5 (0.91%) ASP.NET
6 4 (0.73%) .NET Framework
6 4 (0.73%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (0.55%) HTML
7 3 (0.55%) REST
8 1 (0.18%) COM
8 1 (0.18%) CSS
8 1 (0.18%) EDI
8 1 (0.18%) EDIFACT
8 1 (0.18%) JMS
8 1 (0.18%) JSON
8 1 (0.18%) Middleware
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.18%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 109 (19.89%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (5.84%) Computer Science
3 21 (3.83%) Data Structures
4 18 (3.28%) Management Information System
5 10 (1.82%) Data Centre
6 9 (1.64%) User Experience
7 8 (1.46%) Handset
8 7 (1.28%) Clustering
8 7 (1.28%) EPoS
8 7 (1.28%) Fintech
8 7 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
9 5 (0.91%) Driving Licence
10 4 (0.73%) Credit Risk
11 3 (0.55%) Analytical Mindset
11 3 (0.55%) Cyberattack
11 3 (0.55%) Equities
11 3 (0.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (0.55%) Freedom of Information
11 3 (0.55%) Replication
11 3 (0.55%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 113 (20.62%) Windows
2 41 (7.48%) Windows Server
3 30 (5.47%) Linux
4 26 (4.74%) Windows 7
5 25 (4.56%) Windows 10
6 19 (3.47%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (3.28%) Unix
8 13 (2.37%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (2.01%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (1.46%) CentOS
11 2 (0.36%) Android
11 2 (0.36%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.18%) Debian
12 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (17.70%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (14.60%) ITIL
3 77 (14.05%) Business Analysis
4 67 (12.23%) Business Intelligence
5 51 (9.31%) Mathematics
6 50 (9.12%) Stakeholder Management
7 45 (8.21%) Analytics
8 44 (8.03%) Project Management
9 42 (7.66%) Scrum
10 32 (5.84%) Data Management
10 32 (5.84%) Logistics
10 32 (5.84%) Test Automation
11 30 (5.47%) Test Scripting
12 29 (5.29%) Physics
12 29 (5.29%) Workflow
13 28 (5.11%) Business Continuity
13 28 (5.11%) Data Analysis
13 28 (5.11%) ERP
13 28 (5.11%) User Acceptance Testing
14 27 (4.93%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 163 (29.74%) SQL
2 23 (4.20%) C#
2 23 (4.20%) VBA
3 17 (3.10%) R
4 13 (2.37%) PowerShell
5 11 (2.01%) Python
6 10 (1.82%) Bash Shell
6 10 (1.82%) C
6 10 (1.82%) Java
7 8 (1.46%) Shell Script
8 7 (1.28%) T-SQL
9 5 (0.91%) VB.NET
10 4 (0.73%) VBScript
11 2 (0.36%) Erlang
11 2 (0.36%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.36%) PHP
11 2 (0.36%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.36%) VB
12 1 (0.18%) C++
12 1 (0.18%) Perl
Qualifications
1 54 (9.85%) Degree
2 31 (5.66%) ISEB
3 26 (4.74%) Computer Science Degree
4 19 (3.47%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (2.37%) CCNA
5 13 (2.37%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (2.19%) MCSE
7 11 (2.01%) ISTQB
7 11 (2.01%) Security Cleared
8 8 (1.46%) MCP
8 8 (1.46%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 7 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (1.28%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
10 6 (1.09%) SC Cleared
11 4 (0.73%) MCSA
12 3 (0.55%) CCSA
12 3 (0.55%) CISM
12 3 (0.55%) CISSP
12 3 (0.55%) MCDST
12 3 (0.55%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (5.29%) QA
2 24 (4.38%) SLA
3 23 (4.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (3.83%) Data Quality
5 18 (3.28%) COBIT
6 3 (0.55%) GDPR
6 3 (0.55%) PMO
7 2 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.18%) BS7666
8 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 64 (11.68%) Active Directory
2 29 (5.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (4.38%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (1.46%) vSphere
5 7 (1.28%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.73%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.55%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.18%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 14 (2.55%) SCCM
2 7 (1.28%) vCenter Server
3 5 (0.91%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (0.55%) QRadar
4 3 (0.55%) SCOM
5 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.36%) Nagios
5 2 (0.36%) WSUS
6 1 (0.18%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.18%) Cacti
6 1 (0.18%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.18%) Nessus
6 1 (0.18%) Netcool
6 1 (0.18%) PowerCLI
6 1 (0.18%) SELinux
6 1 (0.18%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.18%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 141 (25.73%) Microsoft
2 45 (8.21%) VMware
3 26 (4.74%) JD Edwards
3 26 (4.74%) Oracle
4 13 (2.37%) Tableau
5 12 (2.19%) Citrix
6 11 (2.01%) Cisco
7 10 (1.82%) SAP
8 9 (1.64%) Capita
8 9 (1.64%) Red Hat
8 9 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (1.46%) Apple
9 8 (1.46%) Juniper
10 7 (1.28%) ServiceNow
11 6 (1.09%) Sophos
12 5 (0.91%) Adobe
12 5 (0.91%) Dell
12 5 (0.91%) IBM
12 5 (0.91%) Sybase
12 5 (0.91%) Symantec