Period
to 22 September 2018

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £35,750 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

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

Analyst
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 10 13
Rank change year-on-year +1 +3 -4
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 453 433 340
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 16.54% 15.37% 15.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.09% 16.04% 16.48%
Number of salaries quoted 338 311 309
Cheshire median annual salary £35,750 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.14% +7.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £19,750 £19,750 £20,000
90th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £50,000
North West median annual salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +4.29% - -2.05%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. 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
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies in Cheshire with a recognized job title 2,651 2,700 2,063
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.82% 95.85% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2,017 2,068 1,798
Cheshire median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.75% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £25,500 £23,675 £21,963
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £57,500
North West median annual salary £44,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.02% +3.75% -

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Cheshire

Analyst
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Analyst in Cheshire

Analyst
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Cheshire over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Analyst in Cheshire

Analyst
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 22 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford +6 101 £42,500 -15.00% 6
Warrington -1 87 £35,000 +20.69% 16
Wilmslow +8 59 £28,500 -16.18% 1
Chester -9 35 £40,000 +5.26% 15
Crewe +6 25 £42,500 +21.43% 4
Macclesfield +12 19 £35,000 - 6
Runcorn +17 14 £42,500 +54.55% 6
Nantwich -4 9 £26,000 +8.33%
Northwich - 9 £32,500 - 1
Daresbury -5 4 £21,000 +16.67%
Ellesmere Port - 4 £35,000 -
Lymm - 1 - -
Alderley Edge - 1 - -
Analyst
North West

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 Cheshire region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 117 (25.83%) Finance
2 116 (25.61%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (25.61%) SQL
3 80 (17.66%) ITIL
4 76 (16.78%) Microsoft
4 76 (16.78%) Banking
4 76 (16.78%) Business Analysis
5 72 (15.89%) Windows
6 67 (14.79%) Risk Management
6 67 (14.79%) Analytical Skills
7 56 (12.36%) Problem-Solving
8 55 (12.14%) Stakeholder Management
9 54 (11.92%) Investment Banking
9 54 (11.92%) Wealth Management
10 53 (11.70%) Law
11 52 (11.48%) Active Directory
12 51 (11.26%) Microsoft Excel
12 51 (11.26%) Microsoft Office
13 46 (10.15%) Degree
14 45 (9.93%) Test Automation
15 42 (9.27%) Change Management
16 41 (9.05%) SQL Server
17 39 (8.61%) Data Analysis
18 37 (8.17%) Waterfall
18 37 (8.17%) Business Intelligence
19 36 (7.95%) Project Management
20 34 (7.51%) Office 365
21 33 (7.28%) Problem Management
22 31 (6.84%) JIRA
22 31 (6.84%) Service Management

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 15 (3.31%) Confluence
1 15 (3.31%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.32%) IIS
2 6 (1.32%) SAS
3 5 (1.10%) CMS
3 5 (1.10%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.44%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.44%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.44%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.22%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.22%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 51 (11.26%) Microsoft Excel
1 51 (11.26%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (5.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 17 (3.75%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.77%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (1.32%) SPSS
6 3 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.22%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 5 (1.10%) Dynamics AX
1 5 (1.10%) FastStats
2 4 (0.88%) Infor SunSystems
2 4 (0.88%) SAP CO
2 4 (0.88%) SAP FI
2 4 (0.88%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (0.66%) Epicor Tropos
3 3 (0.66%) SAP BPC
4 2 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.44%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.44%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.22%) Infor LN
5 1 (0.22%) Loan IQ
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle ASCP
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.22%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 34 (7.51%) Office 365
2 8 (1.77%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.32%) Dynamics 365
4 5 (1.10%) IaaS
4 5 (1.10%) Trello
5 2 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.44%) G Suite
5 2 (0.44%) GitHub
5 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.64%) Firewall
2 16 (3.53%) VPN
3 14 (3.09%) Network Security
4 13 (2.87%) SAN
5 12 (2.65%) LAN
5 12 (2.65%) WAN
6 8 (1.77%) TCP/IP
7 6 (1.32%) Internet
8 5 (1.10%) ADSL
9 4 (0.88%) HTTP
10 2 (0.44%) ATM
10 2 (0.44%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (0.44%) MQTT
10 2 (0.44%) SMS
10 2 (0.44%) VLAN
11 1 (0.22%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.22%) FTP
11 1 (0.22%) Skype
11 1 (0.22%) VoIP
11 1 (0.22%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (9.05%) SQL Server
2 24 (5.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (3.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (2.87%) Big Data
4 13 (2.87%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (2.87%) Power BI
5 12 (2.65%) Relational Database
6 10 (2.21%) QlikView
7 8 (1.77%) Crystal Reports
8 6 (1.32%) SAP HANA
9 5 (1.10%) Data Mining
10 4 (0.88%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.66%) Amazon Redshift
11 3 (0.66%) MySQL
11 3 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.66%) SAP BW
11 3 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.44%) Amazon Aurora
12 2 (0.44%) OLAP
12 2 (0.44%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 31 (6.84%) JIRA
2 15 (3.31%) Selenium
3 8 (1.77%) SoapUI
4 4 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (0.88%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (0.66%) TestRail
5 3 (0.66%) Zephyr
6 2 (0.44%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.44%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.44%) LoadRunner
6 2 (0.44%) Log4j
6 2 (0.44%) Log4Net
6 2 (0.44%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (0.44%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.22%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (0.22%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.22%) MSTest
7 1 (0.22%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.22%) StyleCop
General
1 117 (25.83%) Finance
2 76 (16.78%) Banking
3 54 (11.92%) Investment Banking
4 53 (11.70%) Law
5 22 (4.86%) Telecoms
6 15 (3.31%) Advertising
7 14 (3.09%) Retail
8 12 (2.65%) Marketing
9 11 (2.43%) Manufacturing
10 10 (2.21%) Legal
11 5 (1.10%) Games
12 4 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.88%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.66%) Back Office
13 3 (0.66%) Billing
14 2 (0.44%) Corporate Banking
15 1 (0.22%) Automotive
15 1 (0.22%) Front Office
15 1 (0.22%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (3.97%) .NET
2 9 (1.99%) REST
2 9 (1.99%) XML
3 7 (1.55%) Web Services
4 6 (1.32%) SOAP
5 4 (0.88%) ASP.NET
5 4 (0.88%) HTML
6 3 (0.66%) JSON
7 2 (0.44%) EDI
7 2 (0.44%) Gherkin
7 2 (0.44%) IBM Integration Bus
7 2 (0.44%) Mason
7 2 (0.44%) Middleware
7 2 (0.44%) SAP Basis
7 2 (0.44%) SAP Fiori
7 2 (0.44%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (0.22%) 802.1X
8 1 (0.22%) Sass
8 1 (0.22%) SignalR
8 1 (0.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 67 (14.79%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (5.74%) Management Information System
3 12 (2.65%) User Experience
4 11 (2.43%) Computer Science
4 11 (2.43%) Self-Motivation
4 11 (2.43%) Smart Meter
5 8 (1.77%) Mainframe
6 7 (1.55%) Data Centre
7 6 (1.32%) Fixed Income
7 6 (1.32%) FMCG
7 6 (1.32%) IBM Mainframe
8 5 (1.10%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (0.88%) Fintech
10 3 (0.66%) CMDB
10 3 (0.66%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 3 (0.66%) Cyberthreat
10 3 (0.66%) Internet of Things
10 3 (0.66%) Marketing Technology
10 3 (0.66%) Security Operations Centre
11 2 (0.44%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 72 (15.89%) Windows
2 21 (4.64%) Windows Server
3 19 (4.19%) Unix
4 14 (3.09%) Linux
4 14 (3.09%) Windows 7
5 6 (1.32%) Android
5 6 (1.32%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.88%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.44%) AIX
7 2 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.22%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (25.61%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (17.66%) ITIL
3 76 (16.78%) Business Analysis
4 67 (14.79%) Risk Management
5 56 (12.36%) Problem-Solving
6 55 (12.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 54 (11.92%) Wealth Management
8 45 (9.93%) Test Automation
9 42 (9.27%) Change Management
10 39 (8.61%) Data Analysis
11 37 (8.17%) Business Intelligence
11 37 (8.17%) Waterfall
12 36 (7.95%) Project Management
13 33 (7.28%) Problem Management
14 31 (6.84%) Service Management
15 29 (6.40%) Process Improvement
16 28 (6.18%) Incident Management
17 26 (5.74%) Software Testing
18 24 (5.30%) Continuous Improvement
18 24 (5.30%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 116 (25.61%) SQL
2 27 (5.96%) Java
3 21 (4.64%) T-SQL
4 14 (3.09%) C#
4 14 (3.09%) JavaScript
5 11 (2.43%) Python
6 7 (1.55%) ABAP
7 6 (1.32%) R
7 6 (1.32%) VBA
8 5 (1.10%) PL/SQL
9 4 (0.88%) C++
9 4 (0.88%) Perl
9 4 (0.88%) PHP
10 3 (0.66%) Assembly Language
10 3 (0.66%) COBOL
10 3 (0.66%) JCL
10 3 (0.66%) MATLAB
10 3 (0.66%) PowerShell
10 3 (0.66%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.44%) X++
Qualifications
1 46 (10.15%) Degree
2 21 (4.64%) ISEB
3 18 (3.97%) Network+ Certification
4 17 (3.75%) CCNA
4 17 (3.75%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (2.87%) CISSP
6 11 (2.43%) ISTQB
7 8 (1.77%) Security Cleared
8 6 (1.32%) CISA
8 6 (1.32%) GCIH
8 6 (1.32%) GIAC
8 6 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (1.10%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (0.88%) IIBA
11 3 (0.66%) A+ Certification
11 3 (0.66%) CBAP
11 3 (0.66%) CISM
11 3 (0.66%) GCFA
11 3 (0.66%) GCFE
11 3 (0.66%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (6.18%) QA
2 20 (4.42%) SLA
3 17 (3.75%) PMO
4 13 (2.87%) GDPR
5 8 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (1.55%) Data Quality
7 6 (1.32%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (0.66%) COBIT
8 3 (0.66%) COSO
9 1 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.22%) IFRS
9 1 (0.22%) P3O
9 1 (0.22%) PSD2
System Software
1 52 (11.48%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.77%) Hyper-V
2 8 (1.77%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (0.66%) Ganglia
1 3 (0.66%) HP ALM
1 3 (0.66%) Netcool
1 3 (0.66%) SCOM
2 2 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.44%) Puppet
2 2 (0.44%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.22%) CA Endevor
3 1 (0.22%) SCCM
3 1 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 76 (16.78%) Microsoft
2 21 (4.64%) Cisco
3 20 (4.42%) SAP
4 18 (3.97%) Fortinet
4 18 (3.97%) Huawei
5 16 (3.53%) Oracle
5 16 (3.53%) VMware
6 12 (2.65%) Tableau
7 10 (2.21%) Citrix
8 8 (1.77%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (1.32%) IBM
10 5 (1.10%) Cognos
10 5 (1.10%) Google
10 5 (1.10%) Hyperion
10 5 (1.10%) Infor
10 5 (1.10%) Sage
10 5 (1.10%) ServiceNow
11 4 (0.88%) HP
11 4 (0.88%) Sun
11 4 (0.88%) Twitter