Period
to 19 November 2018

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 19 November 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
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 10 15
Rank change year-on-year +1 +5 -8
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 430 494 348
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 16.69% 16.34% 15.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.24% 17.05% 15.87%
Number of salaries quoted 311 357 319
Cheshire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,279
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +2.10% -0.64%
10th Percentile £21,000 £19,400 £20,900
90th Percentile £53,750 £53,750 £50,000
North West median annual salary £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% -

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 2,494 2,898 2,193
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.82% 95.87% 97.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1,929 2,224 1,886
Cheshire median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £25,350 £24,650 £22,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £58,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 19 November 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 19 November 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
Warrington 0 103 £35,000 +35.92% 19
Knutsford +4 79 £42,500 -15.00%
Wilmslow +3 44 £31,750 -3.05% 1
Chester -6 29 £40,750 +35.83% 11
Crewe +15 25 £42,500 +21.43% 7
Macclesfield +15 24 £35,000 -17.65% 7
Northwich +3 12 £24,000 -36.00% 2
Runcorn +12 11 £42,500 +54.55% 2
Nantwich - 7 £27,000 -
Ellesmere Port +5 4 £35,000 +55.56%
Widnes - 4 £26,000 - 1
Daresbury -5 3 £21,000 +16.67%
Alderley Edge +7 1 - - 1
Winsford - 1 £32,500 -
Lymm - 1 - -
Analyst
North West

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 115 (26.74%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (24.88%) Finance
3 98 (22.79%) SQL
4 84 (19.53%) Business Analysis
5 72 (16.74%) Banking
6 71 (16.51%) Risk Management
7 66 (15.35%) Windows
8 60 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
9 58 (13.49%) ITIL
9 58 (13.49%) Microsoft
10 55 (12.79%) Wealth Management
11 53 (12.33%) Investment Banking
11 53 (12.33%) Microsoft Office
11 53 (12.33%) Problem-Solving
12 51 (11.86%) Law
13 47 (10.93%) Active Directory
14 45 (10.47%) Microsoft Excel
15 43 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
16 42 (9.77%) Degree
17 41 (9.53%) Test Automation
18 40 (9.30%) Waterfall
18 40 (9.30%) Project Management
19 36 (8.37%) Continuous Improvement
20 34 (7.91%) SQL Server
20 34 (7.91%) Change Management
21 33 (7.67%) Business Intelligence
22 32 (7.44%) Data Analysis
23 30 (6.98%) JIRA
24 27 (6.28%) ERP
25 26 (6.05%) QA

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 12 (2.79%) Confluence
2 11 (2.56%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.40%) MS Exchange
4 4 (0.93%) CMS
4 4 (0.93%) SAS
5 3 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.47%) IIS
6 2 (0.47%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.23%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.23%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 53 (12.33%) Microsoft Office
2 45 (10.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 24 (5.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 22 (5.12%) MS Visio
5 8 (1.86%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.47%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
1 5 (1.16%) SAP S/4HANA
1 5 (1.16%) SAP SD
2 4 (0.93%) Infor SunSystems
3 3 (0.70%) Epicor Tropos
3 3 (0.70%) SAP CO
3 3 (0.70%) SAP EWM
3 3 (0.70%) SAP FI
3 3 (0.70%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.23%) FastStats
5 1 (0.23%) Loan IQ
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.23%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.23%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 26 (6.05%) Office 365
2 7 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.16%) IaaS
3 5 (1.16%) Trello
4 4 (0.93%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.47%) G Suite
5 2 (0.47%) GitHub
5 2 (0.47%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.47%) Google Tag Manager
5 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.72%) SAN
2 14 (3.26%) LAN
2 14 (3.26%) WAN
3 13 (3.02%) Firewall
4 11 (2.56%) Network Security
5 7 (1.63%) VPN
6 5 (1.16%) ADSL
6 5 (1.16%) HTTP
6 5 (1.16%) Internet
7 3 (0.70%) SSH
7 3 (0.70%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.70%) VoIP
8 2 (0.47%) ATM
8 2 (0.47%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.47%) MQTT
8 2 (0.47%) VLAN
9 1 (0.23%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.23%) Skype
9 1 (0.23%) SMS
9 1 (0.23%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (7.91%) SQL Server
2 20 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (3.02%) Big Data
4 10 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (2.09%) Crystal Reports
5 9 (2.09%) Relational Database
5 9 (2.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (1.16%) Data Mining
6 5 (1.16%) Power BI
6 5 (1.16%) QlikView
6 5 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (0.93%) RDBMS
7 4 (0.93%) SAP HANA
8 3 (0.70%) Amazon Redshift
8 3 (0.70%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.47%) Amazon Aurora
9 2 (0.47%) DB2
9 2 (0.47%) OLAP Cube
9 2 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 30 (6.98%) JIRA
2 15 (3.49%) Selenium
3 5 (1.16%) SoapUI
4 3 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.70%) WebDriver
4 3 (0.70%) Zephyr
5 2 (0.47%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.47%) LoadRunner
5 2 (0.47%) Log4j
5 2 (0.47%) Log4Net
5 2 (0.47%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (0.47%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.23%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (0.23%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.23%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.23%) MSTest
6 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 107 (24.88%) Finance
2 72 (16.74%) Banking
3 53 (12.33%) Investment Banking
4 51 (11.86%) Law
5 11 (2.56%) Manufacturing
5 11 (2.56%) Telecoms
6 10 (2.33%) Marketing
6 10 (2.33%) Retail
7 9 (2.09%) Advertising
8 8 (1.86%) Billing
9 6 (1.40%) Legal
10 4 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.93%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.70%) Back Office
11 3 (0.70%) Games
12 1 (0.23%) Automotive
12 1 (0.23%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.23%) Front Office
12 1 (0.23%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.49%) .NET
2 11 (2.56%) REST
3 10 (2.33%) XML
4 9 (2.09%) Web Services
5 5 (1.16%) SOAP
6 4 (0.93%) JSON
7 3 (0.70%) EDI
7 3 (0.70%) HTML
7 3 (0.70%) IDoc
7 3 (0.70%) SAP Fiori
7 3 (0.70%) SAP XI
8 2 (0.47%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.47%) Gherkin
8 2 (0.47%) IBM Integration Bus
8 2 (0.47%) Middleware
8 2 (0.47%) SAP Basis
8 2 (0.47%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (0.23%) Google Closure
9 1 (0.23%) Regular Expression
9 1 (0.23%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 60 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (5.35%) Management Information System
3 14 (3.26%) Computer Science
4 13 (3.02%) Data Centre
5 12 (2.79%) Self-Motivation
6 9 (2.09%) User Experience
7 7 (1.63%) Mainframe
8 6 (1.40%) IBM Mainframe
8 6 (1.40%) Smart Meter
9 5 (1.16%) Fixed Income
9 5 (1.16%) FMCG
10 4 (0.93%) Mobile Computing
10 4 (0.93%) Replication
11 3 (0.70%) Cyber Kill Chain
11 3 (0.70%) Cyberthreat
11 3 (0.70%) Driving Licence
11 3 (0.70%) Fintech
11 3 (0.70%) Internet of Things
11 3 (0.70%) Marketing Technology
11 3 (0.70%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 66 (15.35%) Windows
2 19 (4.42%) Unix
2 19 (4.42%) Windows Server
3 10 (2.33%) Linux
4 8 (1.86%) Windows 7
5 4 (0.93%) Windows 10
6 3 (0.70%) Mac OS
6 3 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.47%) AIX
7 2 (0.47%) Android
7 2 (0.47%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.23%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (26.74%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (19.53%) Business Analysis
3 71 (16.51%) Risk Management
4 58 (13.49%) ITIL
5 55 (12.79%) Wealth Management
6 53 (12.33%) Problem-Solving
7 43 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 41 (9.53%) Test Automation
9 40 (9.30%) Project Management
9 40 (9.30%) Waterfall
10 36 (8.37%) Continuous Improvement
11 34 (7.91%) Change Management
12 33 (7.67%) Business Intelligence
13 32 (7.44%) Data Analysis
14 27 (6.28%) ERP
15 25 (5.81%) SDLC
15 25 (5.81%) User Stories
16 23 (5.35%) Test Scripting
17 22 (5.12%) Process Improvement
18 21 (4.88%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 98 (22.79%) SQL
2 21 (4.88%) Java
3 16 (3.72%) T-SQL
4 13 (3.02%) C#
5 10 (2.33%) Python
6 9 (2.09%) JavaScript
7 6 (1.40%) PL/SQL
8 5 (1.16%) Perl
9 4 (0.93%) PHP
9 4 (0.93%) PowerShell
9 4 (0.93%) R
9 4 (0.93%) VBA
10 3 (0.70%) ABAP
10 3 (0.70%) Assembly Language
10 3 (0.70%) COBOL
10 3 (0.70%) JCL
10 3 (0.70%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.47%) C++
11 2 (0.47%) Jython
11 2 (0.47%) X++
Qualifications
1 42 (9.77%) Degree
2 16 (3.72%) ISEB
3 11 (2.56%) CISSP
4 9 (2.09%) Security Cleared
5 8 (1.86%) PMP
6 7 (1.63%) CCNA
6 7 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (1.63%) ISTQB
6 7 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (1.63%) Network+ Certification
7 6 (1.40%) CISA
7 6 (1.40%) CISM
7 6 (1.40%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (1.40%) PMI Certification
8 5 (1.16%) SC Cleared
9 4 (0.93%) ACCA
9 4 (0.93%) CIMA
9 4 (0.93%) MCSE
10 3 (0.70%) GCFA
10 3 (0.70%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (6.05%) QA
2 21 (4.88%) PMO
3 16 (3.72%) SLA
4 14 (3.26%) GDPR
5 8 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (1.63%) P3O
7 6 (1.40%) Cyber Essentials
7 6 (1.40%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.47%) MiFID
9 1 (0.23%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.23%) PSD2
System Software
1 47 (10.93%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.93%) Hyper-V
2 4 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (0.93%) HP ALM
2 2 (0.47%) Ganglia
2 2 (0.47%) Netcool
2 2 (0.47%) SCOM
2 2 (0.47%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.23%) CA Endevor
3 1 (0.23%) SCCM
3 1 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 58 (13.49%) Microsoft
2 22 (5.12%) SAP
3 15 (3.49%) Citrix
3 15 (3.49%) VMware
4 14 (3.26%) Oracle
5 13 (3.02%) Tableau
6 10 (2.33%) Cisco
7 8 (1.86%) HP
8 7 (1.63%) Fortinet
8 7 (1.63%) Huawei
9 6 (1.40%) Cognos
9 6 (1.40%) Google
9 6 (1.40%) Hyperion
9 6 (1.40%) IBM
10 4 (0.93%) Infor
10 4 (0.93%) Sage
10 4 (0.93%) Sun
10 4 (0.93%) Teradata
10 4 (0.93%) Twitter
11 3 (0.70%) Splunk