Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 9 8
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 523 661 597
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 13.61% 14.11% 15.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.14% 14.64% 15.53%
Number of salaries quoted 459 572 567
Birmingham median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £22,500 £24,025 £21,500
90th Percentile £54,550 £57,500 £52,500
West Midlands median annual salary £36,792 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -1.89% +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 3700 4515 3845
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.25% 96.37% 97.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2958 3377 3211
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £67,500
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 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Analyst in Birmingham

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 157 (30.02%) Finance
2 151 (28.87%) Microsoft
3 125 (23.90%) SQL
4 109 (20.84%) Agile Software Development
5 103 (19.69%) Analytical Skills
6 101 (19.31%) Windows
7 94 (17.97%) ITIL
8 87 (16.63%) Business Analysis
9 59 (11.28%) Microsoft Excel
10 57 (10.90%) VMware
11 55 (10.52%) Microsoft Office
12 54 (10.33%) Test Scripting
13 50 (9.56%) Test Automation
13 50 (9.56%) Active Directory
14 49 (9.37%) QA
15 48 (9.18%) Degree
16 47 (8.99%) SQL Server
17 45 (8.60%) ISEB
17 45 (8.60%) Business Intelligence
18 44 (8.41%) Firewall
19 43 (8.22%) Scrum
20 41 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
20 41 (7.84%) Selenium
21 40 (7.65%) Retail
21 40 (7.65%) Analytics
22 39 (7.46%) Mathematics
23 38 (7.27%) Computer Science
24 37 (7.07%) JIRA
25 36 (6.88%) Data Analysis
25 36 (6.88%) Citrix

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 19 (3.63%) MS Exchange
2 17 (3.25%) SAS
3 10 (1.91%) SharePoint
4 8 (1.53%) Tomcat
5 7 (1.34%) Apache
6 4 (0.76%) Skype for Business
7 3 (0.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (0.57%) JBoss
8 2 (0.38%) Confluence
8 2 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.19%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.19%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.19%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.19%) WebLogic
Applications
1 59 (11.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 55 (10.52%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (2.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 11 (2.10%) Microsoft Project
4 9 (1.72%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.34%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (0.96%) assyst
3 4 (0.76%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.57%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 3 (0.57%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 3 (0.57%) Workfront
5 2 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.19%) Actimize
6 1 (0.19%) BPCS
6 1 (0.19%) iTrent
6 1 (0.19%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.19%) Primavera
6 1 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.19%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.19%) Siebel CRM
6 1 (0.19%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 33 (6.31%) Office 365
2 18 (3.44%) SaaS
3 11 (2.10%) PaaS
4 10 (1.91%) IaaS
5 9 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (1.34%) GitHub
7 5 (0.96%) Dynamics 365
8 4 (0.76%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
9 2 (0.38%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.19%) G Suite
10 1 (0.19%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 44 (8.41%) Firewall
2 27 (5.16%) LAN
3 20 (3.82%) WAN
4 19 (3.63%) SAN
5 16 (3.06%) VoIP
6 10 (1.91%) SSL
7 9 (1.72%) IPsec
8 8 (1.53%) DNS
8 8 (1.53%) Network Security
9 7 (1.34%) DHCP
10 5 (0.96%) VPN
11 4 (0.76%) Skype
11 4 (0.76%) TCP/IP
11 4 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (0.57%) PABX
12 3 (0.57%) Unified Communications
12 3 (0.57%) Wireless
13 2 (0.38%) Intrusion Detection
13 2 (0.38%) NAS
13 2 (0.38%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (8.99%) SQL Server
2 23 (4.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 18 (3.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (3.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 12 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (1.34%) MS Access
7 7 (1.34%) Power BI
7 7 (1.34%) QlikView
7 7 (1.34%) Relational Database
7 7 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (0.76%) Data Mining
8 4 (0.76%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 4 (0.76%) SAS Enterprise Miner
9 3 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (0.57%) DB2
9 3 (0.57%) MySQL
10 2 (0.38%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.38%) KDB
10 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 41 (7.84%) Selenium
2 37 (7.07%) JIRA
3 18 (3.44%) InstallShield
3 18 (3.44%) MSI
4 15 (2.87%) SoapUI
5 13 (2.49%) Cucumber
6 11 (2.10%) Appium
6 11 (2.10%) Calabash
6 11 (2.10%) JMeter
7 10 (1.91%) JBehave
7 10 (1.91%) SpecFlow
7 10 (1.91%) WATIR
8 9 (1.72%) TeamCity
9 8 (1.53%) eggPlant
9 8 (1.53%) Ranorex
10 7 (1.34%) Git (software)
10 7 (1.34%) HP UFT
10 7 (1.34%) NuGet
11 6 (1.15%) WebDriver
12 5 (0.96%) Jenkins
General
1 157 (30.02%) Finance
2 40 (7.65%) Retail
3 25 (4.78%) Banking
4 15 (2.87%) Marketing
5 9 (1.72%) Automotive
6 8 (1.53%) Back Office
6 8 (1.53%) Legal
6 8 (1.53%) Manufacturing
7 5 (0.96%) Advertising
7 5 (0.96%) Investment Banking
8 4 (0.76%) French Language
8 4 (0.76%) Front Office
8 4 (0.76%) German Language
8 4 (0.76%) Spanish Language
9 3 (0.57%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.57%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.38%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.38%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.19%) Law
11 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (4.21%) .NET
2 20 (3.82%) XML
3 10 (1.91%) Gherkin
3 10 (1.91%) SOAP
4 9 (1.72%) AngularJS
4 9 (1.72%) Web Services
5 6 (1.15%) HTML
6 5 (0.96%) REST
7 4 (0.76%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.57%) Natural Language Processing
9 2 (0.38%) CSS
9 2 (0.38%) HTML5
9 2 (0.38%) JMS
9 2 (0.38%) jQuery
10 1 (0.19%) J2EE
10 1 (0.19%) Java EE
10 1 (0.19%) JSON
10 1 (0.19%) Middleware
10 1 (0.19%) Oracle Fusion
10 1 (0.19%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 103 (19.69%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (7.27%) Computer Science
3 31 (5.93%) Management Information System
4 27 (5.16%) Data Centre
5 14 (2.68%) Video Conferencing
6 12 (2.29%) Data Structures
7 9 (1.72%) Reference Data
8 7 (1.34%) Clustering
8 7 (1.34%) Fintech
8 7 (1.34%) Handset
8 7 (1.34%) User Experience
9 6 (1.15%) EPoS
10 5 (0.96%) Credit Risk
10 5 (0.96%) Cyber Attack
10 5 (0.96%) Freedom of Information
11 4 (0.76%) Blackberry
11 4 (0.76%) Fat Client
11 4 (0.76%) iPad
11 4 (0.76%) Smartphone
11 4 (0.76%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 101 (19.31%) Windows
2 34 (6.50%) Windows 7
3 31 (5.93%) Windows Server
4 28 (5.35%) Windows 10
5 27 (5.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (4.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (2.87%) Linux
8 14 (2.68%) Unix
8 14 (2.68%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (1.53%) CentOS
10 3 (0.57%) Android
10 3 (0.57%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.57%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.57%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.38%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.19%) Kali Linux
12 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.19%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (20.84%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (17.97%) ITIL
3 87 (16.63%) Business Analysis
4 54 (10.33%) Test Scripting
5 50 (9.56%) Test Automation
6 45 (8.60%) Business Intelligence
7 43 (8.22%) Scrum
8 41 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
9 40 (7.65%) Analytics
10 39 (7.46%) Mathematics
11 36 (6.88%) Data Analysis
12 35 (6.69%) Project Management
12 35 (6.69%) User Acceptance Testing
13 34 (6.50%) Software Testing
14 33 (6.31%) Service Management
15 31 (5.93%) Change Management
16 30 (5.74%) Migration
17 28 (5.35%) Physics
17 28 (5.35%) Waterfall
18 25 (4.78%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 125 (23.90%) SQL
2 32 (6.12%) PowerShell
3 26 (4.97%) Java
4 20 (3.82%) C#
5 19 (3.63%) VBA
6 18 (3.44%) VBScript
7 9 (1.72%) Bash Shell
8 8 (1.53%) Python
9 7 (1.34%) JavaScript
9 7 (1.34%) Shell Script
10 6 (1.15%) C
10 6 (1.15%) R
11 5 (0.96%) VB
12 4 (0.76%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.57%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.38%) FoxPro (VFP)
14 2 (0.38%) Ruby
15 1 (0.19%) Perl
15 1 (0.19%) PHP
15 1 (0.19%) X++
Qualifications
1 48 (9.18%) Degree
2 45 (8.60%) ISEB
3 31 (5.93%) Computer Science Degree
4 26 (4.97%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (3.44%) MCSE
6 16 (3.06%) ISTQB
6 16 (3.06%) Security Cleared
7 15 (2.87%) CCNA
7 15 (2.87%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (2.49%) SC Cleared
9 11 (2.10%) MCP
10 9 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (1.15%) CISSP
11 6 (1.15%) MCSA
12 5 (0.96%) CISM
13 3 (0.57%) CCSA
13 3 (0.57%) MCDST
13 3 (0.57%) MCITP
13 3 (0.57%) PhD
13 3 (0.57%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (9.37%) QA
2 18 (3.44%) Data Quality
3 13 (2.49%) COBIT
4 12 (2.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (2.10%) SLA
6 5 (0.96%) PMO
7 2 (0.38%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.19%) FINRA
8 1 (0.19%) GDPR
8 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 50 (9.56%) Active Directory
2 28 (5.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (3.44%) Microsoft App-V
3 18 (3.44%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (1.91%) vSphere
5 8 (1.53%) Hyper-V
6 6 (1.15%) XenApp
7 5 (0.96%) Virtual Desktop
8 4 (0.76%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (0.76%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.38%) BitLocker
10 2 (0.38%) XenServer
11 1 (0.19%) Docker
11 1 (0.19%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 33 (6.31%) SCCM
2 7 (1.34%) vCenter Server
3 6 (1.15%) QRadar
4 4 (0.76%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (0.57%) SCOM
5 3 (0.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.38%) ITRS Geneos
6 2 (0.38%) Jamf Pro
6 2 (0.38%) Nagios
6 2 (0.38%) Netcool
7 1 (0.19%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.19%) Nessus
7 1 (0.19%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 151 (28.87%) Microsoft
2 57 (10.90%) VMware
3 36 (6.88%) Citrix
4 20 (3.82%) Oracle
5 18 (3.44%) AppSense
6 17 (3.25%) Cisco
7 15 (2.87%) ServiceNow
8 11 (2.10%) Tableau
9 10 (1.91%) Juniper
10 8 (1.53%) CA Agile Central
10 8 (1.53%) IBM
10 8 (1.53%) Red Hat
10 8 (1.53%) SolarWinds
11 7 (1.34%) JD Edwards
12 6 (1.15%) CheckPoint
12 6 (1.15%) Cognos
12 6 (1.15%) Remedy
12 6 (1.15%) Sophos
13 5 (0.96%) Apple
13 5 (0.96%) Dell