Period
to 15 January 2019

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 15 January 2019.

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
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 44 79 47
Rank change year-on-year +35 -32 -24
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 126 118 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 6.15% 3.79% 5.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.35% 3.90% 6.10%
Number of salaries quoted 85 103 198
Cambridge median annual salary £40,000 £34,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% +3.03% -12.00%
10th Percentile £26,450 £21,250 £23,250
90th Percentile £59,750 £45,850 £46,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £35,000 £37,000 £33,087
% change year-on-year -5.41% +11.83% -11.77%

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 1,984 3,022 2,146
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.83% 97.14% 97.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1,496 2,255 1,816
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +1.12%
10th Percentile £30,375 £29,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £66,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%

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 15 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Analyst in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 15 January 2019, 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 48 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (30.16%) User Stories
3 33 (26.19%) Finance
4 30 (23.81%) Project Management
5 28 (22.22%) Scrum
6 27 (21.43%) Windows
7 25 (19.84%) Analytical Skills
8 24 (19.05%) WorldPay
8 24 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
9 23 (18.25%) SQL
9 23 (18.25%) Business Analysis
10 22 (17.46%) Retail
11 21 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
11 21 (16.67%) Telecoms
12 20 (15.87%) Change Management
12 20 (15.87%) Advertising
12 20 (15.87%) ITIL
12 20 (15.87%) UML
12 20 (15.87%) ISEB
12 20 (15.87%) Use Case
12 20 (15.87%) BPMN
12 20 (15.87%) Functional Testing
12 20 (15.87%) Non-Functional Testing
12 20 (15.87%) Waterfall
12 20 (15.87%) FMCG
12 20 (15.87%) SDLC
12 20 (15.87%) Business Process Modelling
12 20 (15.87%) Workshop Facilitation
13 18 (14.29%) BDD
13 18 (14.29%) Software Testing

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 6 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.59%) SAS
3 1 (0.79%) Apache
3 1 (0.79%) IIS
3 1 (0.79%) JBoss
3 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (6.35%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (6.35%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.17%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.79%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.79%) Movex
3 1 (0.79%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (2.38%) SaaS
2 2 (1.59%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (0.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.32%) Firewall
2 7 (5.56%) Intranet
2 7 (5.56%) IP Telephony
3 2 (1.59%) BGP
3 2 (1.59%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (1.59%) OSPF
3 2 (1.59%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (3.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (3.17%) Power BI
3 4 (3.17%) QlikView
4 3 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.59%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.59%) SSDT
6 1 (0.79%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.79%) Base SAS
6 1 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.79%) DTS
6 1 (0.79%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.79%) Pentaho
6 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (10.32%) Cucumber
1 13 (10.32%) JBehave
1 13 (10.32%) JUnit
1 13 (10.32%) Selenium
2 5 (3.97%) JIRA
3 2 (1.59%) JMeter
3 2 (1.59%) SoapUI
3 2 (1.59%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.79%) GitLab
4 1 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 33 (26.19%) Finance
2 22 (17.46%) Retail
3 21 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 20 (15.87%) Advertising
5 11 (8.73%) Publishing
6 9 (7.14%) Local Government
7 8 (6.35%) Marketing
8 5 (3.97%) Manufacturing
9 4 (3.17%) Banking
10 3 (2.38%) Legal
10 3 (2.38%) Spanish Language
11 2 (1.59%) Electronics
11 2 (1.59%) French Language
12 1 (0.79%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.59%) .NET
1 2 (1.59%) J2EE
1 2 (1.59%) SOAP
1 2 (1.59%) Web Services
2 1 (0.79%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 25 (19.84%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (15.87%) FMCG
3 13 (10.32%) Management Information System
4 7 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (3.17%) Life Science
6 3 (2.38%) Fintech
7 2 (1.59%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.59%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.79%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.79%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.79%) iPhone
8 1 (0.79%) PMI
8 1 (0.79%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 27 (21.43%) Windows
2 13 (10.32%) Windows Server
3 7 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (4.76%) Windows 10
4 6 (4.76%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.38%) Linux
6 2 (1.59%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (30.16%) User Stories
3 30 (23.81%) Project Management
4 28 (22.22%) Scrum
5 24 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 23 (18.25%) Business Analysis
7 21 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 20 (15.87%) BPMN
8 20 (15.87%) Business Process Modelling
8 20 (15.87%) Change Management
8 20 (15.87%) Functional Testing
8 20 (15.87%) ITIL
8 20 (15.87%) Non-Functional Testing
8 20 (15.87%) SDLC
8 20 (15.87%) UML
8 20 (15.87%) Use Case
8 20 (15.87%) Waterfall
8 20 (15.87%) Workshop Facilitation
9 18 (14.29%) BDD
9 18 (14.29%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (18.25%) SQL
2 16 (12.70%) Java
3 4 (3.17%) T-SQL
4 3 (2.38%) Bash Shell
4 3 (2.38%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.38%) Python
4 3 (2.38%) R
5 2 (1.59%) C#
5 2 (1.59%) PHP
5 2 (1.59%) Ruby
5 2 (1.59%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.59%) VBA
6 1 (0.79%) ABAP
6 1 (0.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (15.87%) ISEB
2 17 (13.49%) Degree
3 9 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (3.97%) CISSP
4 5 (3.97%) PhD
5 3 (2.38%) CREST Certified
5 3 (2.38%) OSCP
6 2 (1.59%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.59%) SANS
7 1 (0.79%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (2.38%) PCI DSS
1 3 (2.38%) QA
2 2 (1.59%) GDPR
3 1 (0.79%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (6.35%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.59%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 24 (19.05%) WorldPay
2 18 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.56%) HP
3 7 (5.56%) Mitel
3 7 (5.56%) ProCurve
3 7 (5.56%) WatchGuard
4 3 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (2.38%) Tableau
5 2 (1.59%) Oracle
5 2 (1.59%) SAP
5 2 (1.59%) ServiceNow
5 2 (1.59%) VMware
6 1 (0.79%) IFS
6 1 (0.79%) JD Edwards