Period
to 25 April 2018

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 25 April 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
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 11 5
Rank change year-on-year +1 -6 +5
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 552 368 532
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 16.47% 16.44% 20.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.14% 17.00% 21.75%
Number of salaries quoted 392 301 510
Cheshire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £20,775 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £48,750 £47,500
North West median annual salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +8.57% - -

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 3,221 2,165 2,446
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.09% 96.74% 95.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2,398 1,739 2,111
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,200 £21,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £60,000 £56,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%

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 25 April 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 25 April 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 +6 128 £47,500 +11.76% 5
Warrington -8 65 £27,500 -12.70% 14
Wilmslow +10 62 £35,500 -5.33% 6
Chester -8 61 £30,000 -11.76% 10
Crewe -1 32 £36,750 -5.16% 5
Macclesfield +3 24 £45,000 +78.22% 1
Northwich +8 17 £35,000 +9.38% 1
Runcorn -4 7 £27,500 - 5
Alderley Edge - 4 £20,000 -
Nantwich -11 3 £30,000 -25.00%
Ellesmere Port - 2 £22,000 -
Daresbury - 2 £26,000 -
Analyst
North West

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

For the 6 months to 25 April 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.

1 218 (39.49%) Finance
2 139 (25.18%) SQL
3 136 (24.64%) Agile Software Development
4 101 (18.30%) Windows
5 100 (18.12%) Banking
6 92 (16.67%) Business Analysis
6 92 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 91 (16.49%) Risk Management
7 91 (16.49%) Stakeholder Management
8 83 (15.04%) Microsoft
9 82 (14.86%) Wealth Management
10 75 (13.59%) Problem-Solving
11 74 (13.41%) Investment Banking
12 68 (12.32%) Law
13 67 (12.14%) Active Directory
14 64 (11.59%) Data Analysis
15 63 (11.41%) ITIL
16 62 (11.23%) Microsoft Excel
17 48 (8.70%) Oracle
18 45 (8.15%) Waterfall
19 44 (7.97%) Project Management
20 43 (7.79%) Microsoft Office
21 42 (7.61%) SQL Server
22 40 (7.25%) Degree
23 39 (7.07%) Business Intelligence
23 39 (7.07%) Change Management
24 37 (6.70%) ERP
24 37 (6.70%) Java
24 37 (6.70%) SDLC
25 35 (6.34%) Unix

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 17 (3.08%) Confluence
1 17 (3.08%) MS Exchange
2 7 (1.27%) WebSphere
3 6 (1.09%) IIS
3 6 (1.09%) NServiceBus
3 6 (1.09%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.09%) Tomcat
4 5 (0.91%) Apache Spark
4 5 (0.91%) JBoss
4 5 (0.91%) SAS
5 4 (0.72%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (0.54%) CMS
6 3 (0.54%) IBM Notes
6 3 (0.54%) iPlanet
6 3 (0.54%) Skype for Business
6 3 (0.54%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.36%) Tuxedo
8 1 (0.18%) Apache
8 1 (0.18%) CICS
8 1 (0.18%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 62 (11.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 43 (7.79%) Microsoft Office
3 22 (3.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (2.36%) MS Visio
5 12 (2.17%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.54%) SPSS
8 1 (0.18%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 11 (1.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.27%) SAP BPC
2 7 (1.27%) SAP CO
2 7 (1.27%) SAP FI
3 6 (1.09%) Dynamics NAV
3 6 (1.09%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.91%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (0.91%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 5 (0.91%) SAP FI/CO
4 5 (0.91%) SAP PP
4 5 (0.91%) SAP SD
5 4 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.72%) SAP MM
6 3 (0.54%) SAP VC
7 2 (0.36%) FastStats
7 2 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.18%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.18%) Infor LN
8 1 (0.18%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.18%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 28 (5.07%) Office 365
2 9 (1.63%) Trello
3 5 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.91%) Dynamics 365
4 3 (0.54%) GitHub
5 2 (0.36%) Boomi
5 2 (0.36%) BrowserStack
6 1 (0.18%) IBM Blueworks
6 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.18%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (4.53%) LAN
2 24 (4.35%) TCP/IP
2 24 (4.35%) WAN
3 16 (2.90%) SAN
4 15 (2.72%) DNS
5 13 (2.36%) DHCP
5 13 (2.36%) HTTP
5 13 (2.36%) Network Security
6 11 (1.99%) Firewall
6 11 (1.99%) VPN
7 9 (1.63%) Internet
8 4 (0.72%) IMAP
8 4 (0.72%) SSL
9 2 (0.36%) Skype
9 2 (0.36%) SMS
9 2 (0.36%) VoIP
10 1 (0.18%) ADSL
10 1 (0.18%) ATM
10 1 (0.18%) FTP
10 1 (0.18%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (7.61%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.44%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (2.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (2.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (2.17%) QlikView
6 8 (1.45%) Big Data
6 8 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
6 8 (1.45%) Relational Database
7 7 (1.27%) Power BI
7 7 (1.27%) SAP BW
7 7 (1.27%) VLDB
8 5 (0.91%) DB2
8 5 (0.91%) Oracle Database
8 5 (0.91%) Oracle ODI
8 5 (0.91%) SQL Server 2014
8 5 (0.91%) SSDT
9 4 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (0.72%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.54%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 31 (5.62%) JIRA
2 11 (1.99%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (1.81%) Selenium
4 9 (1.63%) Git (software)
5 8 (1.45%) Visual Studio
6 7 (1.27%) Jenkins
6 7 (1.27%) Pivotal Tracker
7 6 (1.09%) FxCop
7 6 (1.09%) Oracle Forms
7 6 (1.09%) SpecFlow
7 6 (1.09%) StyleCop
8 5 (0.91%) Bitbucket
9 4 (0.72%) Cucumber
9 4 (0.72%) LoadRunner
9 4 (0.72%) SoapUI
10 3 (0.54%) HP UFT
10 3 (0.54%) TestRail
11 2 (0.36%) CA Release Automation
11 2 (0.36%) Sonatype Nexus
11 2 (0.36%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 218 (39.49%) Finance
2 100 (18.12%) Banking
3 74 (13.41%) Investment Banking
4 68 (12.32%) Law
5 22 (3.99%) Advertising
6 16 (2.90%) Legal
7 14 (2.54%) Retail
8 12 (2.17%) Billing
9 11 (1.99%) Corporate Banking
10 9 (1.63%) Marketing
10 9 (1.63%) Telecoms
11 5 (0.91%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.91%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.54%) Automotive
12 3 (0.54%) German Language
12 3 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.36%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.36%) Games
13 2 (0.36%) Publishing
14 1 (0.18%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (5.25%) .NET
2 18 (3.26%) Middleware
3 15 (2.72%) Web Services
4 13 (2.36%) ASP.NET
4 13 (2.36%) ASP.NET MVC
5 12 (2.17%) HTML
6 10 (1.81%) XML
7 9 (1.63%) .NET Framework
7 9 (1.63%) jQuery
7 9 (1.63%) REST
8 8 (1.45%) EDI
8 8 (1.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 6 (1.09%) Castle Windsor
9 6 (1.09%) Entity Framework
9 6 (1.09%) NHibernate
9 6 (1.09%) SignalR
9 6 (1.09%) WCF
9 6 (1.09%) WebSockets
10 5 (0.91%) JSON
10 5 (0.91%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 92 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 21 (3.80%) Self-Motivation
4 17 (3.08%) User Experience
5 15 (2.72%) Data Centre
6 14 (2.54%) Computer Science
7 11 (1.99%) Smart Meter
8 10 (1.81%) Mainframe
9 8 (1.45%) Mobile App
9 8 (1.45%) PMI
10 5 (0.91%) NHS
10 5 (0.91%) Robotics
11 4 (0.72%) Driving Licence
12 3 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.54%) FMCG
12 3 (0.54%) Greenfield Project
12 3 (0.54%) Replication
13 2 (0.36%) Internet of Things
13 2 (0.36%) Smart Energy
13 2 (0.36%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 101 (18.30%) Windows
2 35 (6.34%) Unix
3 33 (5.98%) Linux
4 23 (4.17%) Windows 7
5 17 (3.08%) Windows Server
6 9 (1.63%) Windows 10
7 8 (1.45%) Android
8 7 (1.27%) Windows XP
9 6 (1.09%) Apple iOS
9 6 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.72%) AIX
10 4 (0.72%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.54%) Solaris
12 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.18%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (24.64%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 91 (16.49%) Risk Management
3 91 (16.49%) Stakeholder Management
4 82 (14.86%) Wealth Management
5 75 (13.59%) Problem-Solving
6 64 (11.59%) Data Analysis
7 63 (11.41%) ITIL
8 45 (8.15%) Waterfall
9 44 (7.97%) Project Management
10 39 (7.07%) Business Intelligence
10 39 (7.07%) Change Management
11 37 (6.70%) ERP
11 37 (6.70%) SDLC
12 35 (6.34%) Test Automation
13 33 (5.98%) Scrum
14 31 (5.62%) Information Security
14 31 (5.62%) User Acceptance Testing
15 30 (5.43%) CRM
15 30 (5.43%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 139 (25.18%) SQL
2 37 (6.70%) Java
3 19 (3.44%) C#
4 14 (2.54%) Python
5 13 (2.36%) JavaScript
6 11 (1.99%) PL/SQL
7 10 (1.81%) T-SQL
8 7 (1.27%) ABAP
9 6 (1.09%) R
10 5 (0.91%) VBA
11 4 (0.72%) Perl
11 4 (0.72%) PHP
11 4 (0.72%) REXX
12 2 (0.36%) C++
12 2 (0.36%) JCL
12 2 (0.36%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.36%) X++
13 1 (0.18%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.18%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 40 (7.25%) Degree
2 29 (5.25%) ISEB
3 24 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 23 (4.17%) MCSA
5 17 (3.08%) CCNA
5 17 (3.08%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (2.72%) MCSE
7 14 (2.54%) HND
8 12 (2.17%) CISSP
9 10 (1.81%) GCIH
9 10 (1.81%) GIAC
9 10 (1.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 8 (1.45%) CCENT
10 8 (1.45%) MCITP
10 8 (1.45%) PMI Certification
11 7 (1.27%) Network+ Certification
11 7 (1.27%) Security Cleared
12 6 (1.09%) ISTQB
13 4 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 4 (0.72%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (6.16%) PMO
2 26 (4.71%) QA
3 19 (3.44%) SLA
4 17 (3.08%) Data Quality
5 11 (1.99%) GDPR
6 8 (1.45%) MiFID
7 7 (1.27%) COBIT
8 3 (0.54%) COSO
8 3 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.54%) PSD2
9 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 67 (12.14%) Active Directory
2 20 (3.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.27%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.72%) Docker
5 3 (0.54%) BitLocker
6 2 (0.36%) Time Sharing Option
6 2 (0.36%) vSphere
7 1 (0.18%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 11 (1.99%) Netcool
1 11 (1.99%) SCOM
2 10 (1.81%) Ganglia
3 5 (0.91%) BladeLogic
4 4 (0.72%) CA Wily
5 3 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.54%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.36%) Puppet
6 2 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 83 (15.04%) Microsoft
2 48 (8.70%) Oracle
3 30 (5.43%) SAP
3 30 (5.43%) VMware
4 15 (2.72%) IBM
5 13 (2.36%) Cognos
6 11 (1.99%) Citrix
6 11 (1.99%) Tableau
7 9 (1.63%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (1.63%) Splunk
8 8 (1.45%) Cisco
9 7 (1.27%) Fortinet
9 7 (1.27%) Google
10 5 (0.91%) Sage
11 4 (0.72%) Alteryx
11 4 (0.72%) GoldenSource
11 4 (0.72%) Huawei
11 4 (0.72%) ServiceNow
11 4 (0.72%) Teradata
11 4 (0.72%) Veeam