Period
to 24 February 2018

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Analyst
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 42 28
Rank change year-on-year -42 -14 -5
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 112 141 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 3.40% 6.24% 8.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.51% 6.42% 8.85%
Number of salaries quoted 95 199 254
Cambridge median annual salary £35,000 £33,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.06% -12.00% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £23,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £51,500 £46,250 £51,150
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £37,000 £33,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +12.12% -12.00% +7.14%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. 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
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies in Cambridge with a recognized job title 3,194 2,196 2,915
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.91% 97.13% 97.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2,338 1,807 2,395
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +4.65% +7.50%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £66,250 £65,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings that featured Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Cambridge

Analyst
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Analyst in Cambridge.

Salary trend for Analyst in Cambridge

Analyst
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Cambridge over the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Analyst in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 Cambridge region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 27 (24.11%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (22.32%) Python
3 24 (21.43%) Degree
3 24 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (18.75%) SQL
5 17 (15.18%) Finance
5 17 (15.18%) Microsoft Excel
5 17 (15.18%) QA
6 16 (14.29%) Mathematics
6 16 (14.29%) Data Analysis
6 16 (14.29%) Java
7 15 (13.39%) Active Directory
7 15 (13.39%) Project Management
7 15 (13.39%) Machine Learning
8 14 (12.50%) Physics
8 14 (12.50%) Software Engineering
8 14 (12.50%) C++
9 13 (11.61%) Microsoft
9 13 (11.61%) Computer Science
9 13 (11.61%) Statistics
9 13 (11.61%) Test Automation
10 12 (10.71%) JIRA
10 12 (10.71%) Artificial Intelligence
10 12 (10.71%) Windows
10 12 (10.71%) PhD
10 12 (10.71%) SDLC
10 12 (10.71%) Data Science
11 11 (9.82%) Bayesian Methods
11 11 (9.82%) ERP
11 11 (9.82%) C#

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 3 (2.68%) Confluence
2 2 (1.79%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (15.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (4.46%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.57%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (1.79%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.79%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.89%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.89%) Sage 1000
3 1 (0.89%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.46%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.57%) Office 365
3 3 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.89%) AWS CloudTrail
5 1 (0.89%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.89%) ServiceMax
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.25%) Firewall
2 4 (3.57%) DNS
3 3 (2.68%) Network Security
4 2 (1.79%) BGP
4 2 (1.79%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (1.79%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (1.79%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (1.79%) DHCP
4 2 (1.79%) EIGRP
4 2 (1.79%) OSPF
4 2 (1.79%) Skype
4 2 (1.79%) Spanning Tree
4 2 (1.79%) WAN
5 1 (0.89%) Internet
5 1 (0.89%) SSL
5 1 (0.89%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.89%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 7 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (3.57%) MS Access
3 3 (2.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.89%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.89%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.89%) MySQL
4 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (10.71%) JIRA
2 10 (8.93%) Selenium
3 7 (6.25%) Cucumber
4 5 (4.46%) Jenkins
4 5 (4.46%) WebDriver
5 3 (2.68%) HP UFT
6 2 (1.79%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.79%) Protractor
7 1 (0.89%) Appium
7 1 (0.89%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.89%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (0.89%) CircleCI
7 1 (0.89%) JMeter
7 1 (0.89%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.89%) Mocha
7 1 (0.89%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.89%) TestRail
General
1 17 (15.18%) Finance
2 11 (9.82%) Retail
3 8 (7.14%) Manufacturing
4 5 (4.46%) Marketing
5 4 (3.57%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.79%) Arabic Language
6 2 (1.79%) Billing
6 2 (1.79%) French Language
6 2 (1.79%) Portuguese Language
6 2 (1.79%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.89%) Advertising
7 1 (0.89%) Banking
7 1 (0.89%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.89%) Electronics
7 1 (0.89%) Games
7 1 (0.89%) German Language
7 1 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.57%) Web Services
2 2 (1.79%) Middleware
3 1 (0.89%) CSS
3 1 (0.89%) HTML
3 1 (0.89%) jQuery
3 1 (0.89%) JSON
3 1 (0.89%) LAMP
3 1 (0.89%) Mason
3 1 (0.89%) Node.js
3 1 (0.89%) RESTful
3 1 (0.89%) Spring
3 1 (0.89%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 24 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (11.61%) Computer Science
3 8 (7.14%) Fintech
4 4 (3.57%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.57%) User Experience
5 2 (1.79%) iPad
5 2 (1.79%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.79%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.89%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (0.89%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.89%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (0.89%) Cyberattack
6 1 (0.89%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.89%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.89%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.89%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.89%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.71%) Windows
2 9 (8.04%) Linux
3 4 (3.57%) Windows 10
3 4 (3.57%) Windows 7
3 4 (3.57%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.68%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.68%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.89%) Android
6 1 (0.89%) Unix
6 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.89%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.89%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (24.11%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (14.29%) Data Analysis
2 16 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 15 (13.39%) Machine Learning
3 15 (13.39%) Project Management
4 14 (12.50%) Physics
4 14 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 13 (11.61%) Statistics
5 13 (11.61%) Test Automation
6 12 (10.71%) Artificial Intelligence
6 12 (10.71%) Data Science
6 12 (10.71%) SDLC
7 11 (9.82%) Bayesian Methods
7 11 (9.82%) ERP
7 11 (9.82%) ITIL
7 11 (9.82%) Scrum
8 10 (8.93%) Incident Management
9 9 (8.04%) Business Analysis
10 8 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (6.25%) Chemistry
Programming Languages
1 25 (22.32%) Python
2 21 (18.75%) SQL
3 16 (14.29%) Java
4 14 (12.50%) C++
5 11 (9.82%) C#
5 11 (9.82%) MATLAB
6 5 (4.46%) VBA
7 4 (3.57%) Bash Shell
7 4 (3.57%) JavaScript
7 4 (3.57%) PHP
7 4 (3.57%) Ruby
8 3 (2.68%) R
9 2 (1.79%) C
9 2 (1.79%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.89%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (21.43%) Degree
2 12 (10.71%) PhD
3 7 (6.25%) CISSP
4 6 (5.36%) CISM
5 5 (4.46%) SSCP
6 2 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.79%) MCITP
6 2 (1.79%) MCSE
6 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.79%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (1.79%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.89%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 1 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.89%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.89%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (15.18%) QA
2 6 (5.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (3.57%) Data Quality
3 4 (3.57%) SLA
4 2 (1.79%) GDPR
System Software
1 15 (13.39%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.79%) KVM
3 2 (1.79%) XenServer
4 1 (0.89%) Docker
4 1 (0.89%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.89%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.89%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (2.68%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.89%) Ansible
2 1 (0.89%) vCenter Server
2 1 (0.89%) vRealize
Vendors
1 13 (11.61%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.25%) Tableau
2 7 (6.25%) VMware
3 5 (4.46%) HP
4 4 (3.57%) WorldPay
5 3 (2.68%) Cisco
6 2 (1.79%) Apple
6 2 (1.79%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.79%) Citrix
6 2 (1.79%) Google
6 2 (1.79%) JD Edwards
6 2 (1.79%) Oracle
6 2 (1.79%) Rackspace
6 2 (1.79%) Sage
6 2 (1.79%) SAP
7 1 (0.89%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.89%) F5
7 1 (0.89%) Fortinet
7 1 (0.89%) Veeam
7 1 (0.89%) WatchGuard