Period
to 19 February 2019

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £39,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 19 February 2019.

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 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 9 10 14
Rank change year-on-year +1 +4 -8
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 340 560 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 16.21% 16.55% 14.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.71% 17.19% 14.87%
Number of salaries quoted 264 388 271
Cheshire median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £34,312
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +9.29% -1.97%
10th Percentile £23,900 £21,000 £21,000
90th Percentile £54,925 £55,000 £47,500
North West median annual salary £39,250 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +4.67% +7.14% -

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 2,035 3,258 2,065
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.04% 96.28% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1,549 2,440 1,713
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +16.88% +2.67%
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,250 £22,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £61,250
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 February 2019.

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 February 2019. 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 +8 95 £37,500 +38.89% 14
Knutsford -3 46 £25,000 -48.45% 5
Crewe +9 24 £42,500 +21.43% 6
Wilmslow -19 22 £35,000 +2.94% 4
Northwich 0 19 £22,000 -41.33% 6
Macclesfield +12 16 £32,500 -27.78% 4
Chester -6 16 £36,500 +21.67% 16
Runcorn +10 14 £42,500 +54.55% 1
Nantwich +1 8 £30,250 +0.83%
Sandbach - 6 £55,000 - 1
Widnes - 6 £26,000 -
Ellesmere Port -1 3 £30,000 +36.36% 3
Winsford - 2 £33,750 - 2
Daresbury -10 1 £21,000 +10.53%
Analyst
North West

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 Cheshire region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 103 (30.29%) Finance
1 103 (30.29%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 66 (19.41%) SQL
3 66 (19.41%) Microsoft Office
4 52 (15.29%) Microsoft
5 51 (15.00%) Windows
6 48 (14.12%) Risk Management
6 48 (14.12%) Analytical Skills
7 46 (13.53%) Banking
8 42 (12.35%) Problem-Solving
9 40 (11.76%) Active Directory
10 38 (11.18%) Continuous Improvement
11 37 (10.88%) JIRA
12 36 (10.59%) ITIL
12 36 (10.59%) Microsoft Excel
13 33 (9.71%) Change Management
14 32 (9.41%) Waterfall
15 31 (9.12%) MS Visio
15 31 (9.12%) SQL Server
16 30 (8.82%) QA
17 29 (8.53%) Wealth Management
18 28 (8.24%) User Stories
19 27 (7.94%) SDLC
19 27 (7.94%) PMO
20 26 (7.65%) Workflow
20 26 (7.65%) Law
21 25 (7.35%) Stakeholder Management
21 25 (7.35%) Project Management
21 25 (7.35%) Test Automation

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 10 (2.94%) Confluence
2 8 (2.35%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.06%) MS Exchange
4 6 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.18%) JBoss
5 4 (1.18%) OpenStack
5 4 (1.18%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.18%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (0.59%) CMS
6 2 (0.59%) IIS
6 2 (0.59%) SAS
7 1 (0.29%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 66 (19.41%) Microsoft Office
2 36 (10.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 31 (9.12%) MS Visio
4 23 (6.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (2.65%) Microsoft Project
5 9 (2.65%) UXPin
6 2 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.47%) SAP ERP
1 5 (1.47%) SAP FI
1 5 (1.47%) SAP S/4HANA
1 5 (1.47%) SAP SD
2 4 (1.18%) SAP CO
2 4 (1.18%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (0.88%) SAP EWM
4 1 (0.29%) FLEXCUBE
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.29%) Office 365
2 9 (2.65%) Lucidchart
3 7 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.76%) Google Analytics
5 5 (1.47%) Trello
6 4 (1.18%) OpenShift
6 4 (1.18%) PaaS
7 3 (0.88%) Google Tag Manager
8 2 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.59%) SaaS
9 1 (0.29%) GitHub
9 1 (0.29%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.41%) SAN
2 12 (3.53%) Network Security
3 10 (2.94%) DNS
3 10 (2.94%) LAN
3 10 (2.94%) TCP/IP
3 10 (2.94%) WAN
4 8 (2.35%) DHCP
5 5 (1.47%) Firewall
5 5 (1.47%) VPN
6 4 (1.18%) HTTP
7 3 (0.88%) SSH
7 3 (0.88%) VoIP
7 3 (0.88%) Wireless
8 2 (0.59%) FTP
8 2 (0.59%) SSL
8 2 (0.59%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.29%) Internet
9 1 (0.29%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.29%) Sourcefire
9 1 (0.29%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (9.12%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.53%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (3.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (2.06%) Power BI
4 7 (2.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (1.47%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (1.47%) Oracle Database
5 5 (1.47%) QlikView
6 4 (1.18%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (0.88%) Data Mining
7 3 (0.88%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.59%) Big Data
8 2 (0.59%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.59%) MS Access
8 2 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.29%) DB2
9 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 37 (10.88%) JIRA
2 14 (4.12%) Selenium
3 10 (2.94%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 10 (2.94%) SoapUI
4 7 (2.06%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (1.18%) CA Release Automation
5 4 (1.18%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.18%) WebDriver
6 3 (0.88%) Bitbucket
6 3 (0.88%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.88%) TestRail
6 3 (0.88%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.59%) Gradle
7 2 (0.59%) Maven
7 2 (0.59%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (0.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.59%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.59%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (0.59%) Zephyr
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle APEX
General
1 103 (30.29%) Finance
2 46 (13.53%) Banking
3 26 (7.65%) Law
4 25 (7.35%) Investment Banking
5 9 (2.65%) Manufacturing
5 9 (2.65%) Marketing
6 7 (2.06%) Billing
7 6 (1.76%) Advertising
8 5 (1.47%) Legal
9 2 (0.59%) Local Government
9 2 (0.59%) Private Banking
9 2 (0.59%) Retail
9 2 (0.59%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.29%) Automotive
10 1 (0.29%) Back Office
10 1 (0.29%) French Language
10 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.41%) .NET
2 9 (2.65%) REST
3 7 (2.06%) Web Services
4 6 (1.76%) XML
5 5 (1.47%) SOAP
6 4 (1.18%) Java EE
6 4 (1.18%) SAP Fiori
6 4 (1.18%) SAPUI5
7 3 (0.88%) .NET Framework
7 3 (0.88%) EDI
7 3 (0.88%) IDoc
7 3 (0.88%) SAP XI
8 2 (0.59%) JSON
9 1 (0.29%) Elastic Stack
9 1 (0.29%) Gherkin
9 1 (0.29%) HTML
9 1 (0.29%) ISPF
9 1 (0.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 48 (14.12%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 17 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
4 13 (3.82%) Data Centre
5 9 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (1.76%) PKI
7 5 (1.47%) Driving Licence
7 5 (1.47%) Fixed Income
7 5 (1.47%) Mobile Computing
7 5 (1.47%) PMI
7 5 (1.47%) Smart Meter
8 4 (1.18%) Replication
9 3 (0.88%) NHS
9 3 (0.88%) Smart Energy
10 2 (0.59%) Analytical Mindset
10 2 (0.59%) Fintech
10 2 (0.59%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.59%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (0.59%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.59%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 51 (15.00%) Windows
2 13 (3.82%) Windows Server
3 10 (2.94%) Windows 7
4 9 (2.65%) Unix
5 8 (2.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (2.06%) Linux
7 6 (1.76%) Windows 10
7 6 (1.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (1.47%) Android
8 5 (1.47%) Apple iOS
8 5 (1.47%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.59%) CentOS
10 2 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.29%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (30.29%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 48 (14.12%) Risk Management
4 42 (12.35%) Problem-Solving
5 38 (11.18%) Continuous Improvement
6 36 (10.59%) ITIL
7 33 (9.71%) Change Management
8 32 (9.41%) Waterfall
9 29 (8.53%) Wealth Management
10 28 (8.24%) User Stories
11 27 (7.94%) SDLC
12 26 (7.65%) Workflow
13 25 (7.35%) Project Management
13 25 (7.35%) Stakeholder Management
13 25 (7.35%) Test Automation
14 24 (7.06%) Business Intelligence
14 24 (7.06%) Incident Management
15 23 (6.76%) Decision-Making
15 23 (6.76%) User Acceptance Testing
16 21 (6.18%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 66 (19.41%) SQL
2 14 (4.12%) Java
3 7 (2.06%) C#
4 6 (1.76%) Python
5 5 (1.47%) PL/SQL
5 5 (1.47%) PowerShell
6 3 (0.88%) JavaScript
6 3 (0.88%) Perl
6 3 (0.88%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.59%) C++
8 1 (0.29%) JCL
8 1 (0.29%) PHP
8 1 (0.29%) R
8 1 (0.29%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.29%) VB
8 1 (0.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 22 (6.47%) Degree
2 16 (4.71%) ISEB
3 12 (3.53%) CISSP
4 9 (2.65%) PMI Certification
4 9 (2.65%) PMP
5 7 (2.06%) CISM
5 7 (2.06%) Security Cleared
6 6 (1.76%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (1.76%) SC Cleared
7 5 (1.47%) ISTQB
7 5 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (1.18%) ACCA
8 4 (1.18%) CIMA
8 4 (1.18%) CISA
8 4 (1.18%) MCDST
8 4 (1.18%) MCP
8 4 (1.18%) MCSE
9 3 (0.88%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 3 (0.88%) CCSP
9 3 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (8.82%) QA
2 27 (7.94%) PMO
3 14 (4.12%) SLA
4 11 (3.24%) GDPR
5 10 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (2.65%) P3O
7 4 (1.18%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.59%) ISO 31000
8 2 (0.59%) MiFID
8 2 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.29%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 40 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.18%) Docker
3 1 (0.29%) Snort
3 1 (0.29%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 9 (2.65%) HP ALM
2 4 (1.18%) BladeLogic
3 3 (0.88%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.59%) Ganglia
4 2 (0.59%) Netcool
4 2 (0.59%) SCOM
5 1 (0.29%) CA Service Virtualization
5 1 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 52 (15.29%) Microsoft
2 20 (5.88%) SAP
3 17 (5.00%) Oracle
4 16 (4.71%) Citrix
5 14 (4.12%) HP
6 13 (3.82%) VMware
7 9 (2.65%) Adobe
8 7 (2.06%) Tableau
9 6 (1.76%) Cognos
9 6 (1.76%) Google
9 6 (1.76%) IBM
9 6 (1.76%) Remedy
10 4 (1.18%) Hyperion
10 4 (1.18%) Ivanti
10 4 (1.18%) MobileIron
10 4 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.88%) Apple
11 3 (0.88%) EMC
11 3 (0.88%) Splunk
11 3 (0.88%) Symantec