Period
to 22 July 2018

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £36,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 22 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 11 7
Rank change year-on-year +2 -4 +2
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 509 417 403
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 16.44% 15.84% 18.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.06% 16.47% 18.81%
Number of salaries quoted 382 306 392
Cheshire median annual salary £36,500 £34,312 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.38% +3.98% -7.04%
10th Percentile £20,799 £20,625 £20,275
90th Percentile £53,750 £50,000 £48,750
North West median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -1.41%

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 2,983 2,532 2,143
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.35% 96.16% 96.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2,258 1,985 1,846
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £21,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £58,750 £56,250
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 22 July 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 July 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 +2 111 £47,500 +7.95% 5
Wilmslow +21 83 £34,500 +0.55% 3
Warrington -9 64 £32,750 +3.97% 10
Chester -9 40 £39,250 +12.14% 10
Crewe +3 39 £37,500 +7.14% 5
Macclesfield +10 19 £36,250 +16.00% 7
Northwich +12 13 £33,250 +3.10%
Runcorn +6 9 £47,500 +72.73% 2
Nantwich -13 7 £26,500 +10.42%
Daresbury -3 5 £21,000 +16.67%
Ellesmere Port - 4 £28,250 - 2
Alderley Edge - 1 - -
Analyst
North West

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 163 (32.02%) Finance
2 145 (28.49%) Agile Software Development
3 125 (24.56%) SQL
4 90 (17.68%) Microsoft
5 85 (16.70%) Banking
6 83 (16.31%) Windows
7 80 (15.72%) ITIL
7 80 (15.72%) Analytical Skills
8 75 (14.73%) Problem-Solving
9 73 (14.34%) Risk Management
10 71 (13.95%) Business Analysis
11 70 (13.75%) Stakeholder Management
12 59 (11.59%) Microsoft Excel
12 59 (11.59%) Wealth Management
13 58 (11.39%) Investment Banking
14 57 (11.20%) Law
15 54 (10.61%) Waterfall
16 51 (10.02%) Degree
16 51 (10.02%) Active Directory
17 49 (9.63%) Change Management
18 47 (9.23%) SQL Server
19 46 (9.04%) Project Management
20 45 (8.84%) Data Analysis
21 43 (8.45%) Microsoft Office
21 43 (8.45%) Test Automation
22 39 (7.66%) Business Intelligence
23 37 (7.27%) Problem Management
24 36 (7.07%) ERP
25 34 (6.68%) Service Management
25 34 (6.68%) JIRA

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 19 (3.73%) Confluence
2 11 (2.16%) SharePoint
3 8 (1.57%) IIS
4 6 (1.18%) CMS
4 6 (1.18%) NServiceBus
5 5 (0.98%) SAS
6 4 (0.79%) MS Exchange
6 4 (0.79%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.59%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.20%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.20%) CICS
9 1 (0.20%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.20%) SAP Portal
9 1 (0.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 59 (11.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 43 (8.45%) Microsoft Office
3 25 (4.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 17 (3.34%) MS Visio
5 13 (2.55%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (1.18%) SPSS
7 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.20%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 8 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.18%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (1.18%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.18%) SAP BPC
3 5 (0.98%) FastStats
3 5 (0.98%) SAP CO
3 5 (0.98%) SAP FI
4 4 (0.79%) Infor SunSystems
5 3 (0.59%) Epicor Tropos
5 3 (0.59%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.59%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (0.59%) SAP S/4HANA
6 2 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.39%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.39%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 32 (6.29%) Office 365
2 10 (1.96%) Dynamics 365
3 7 (1.38%) Trello
4 6 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.79%) IaaS
6 2 (0.39%) G Suite
6 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.20%) BrowserStack
7 1 (0.20%) GitHub
7 1 (0.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.32%) Firewall
2 19 (3.73%) VPN
3 12 (2.36%) Network Security
4 10 (1.96%) TCP/IP
5 9 (1.77%) Internet
5 9 (1.77%) LAN
5 9 (1.77%) SAN
6 8 (1.57%) WAN
7 6 (1.18%) HTTP
8 5 (0.98%) ADSL
9 3 (0.59%) ATM
10 2 (0.39%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (0.39%) DNS
10 2 (0.39%) IMAP
10 2 (0.39%) MQTT
10 2 (0.39%) Skype
10 2 (0.39%) VLAN
11 1 (0.20%) SMS
11 1 (0.20%) Unified Communications
11 1 (0.20%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (9.23%) SQL Server
2 24 (4.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (3.14%) Relational Database
3 16 (3.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (2.95%) Power BI
5 12 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (2.16%) QlikView
7 10 (1.96%) Big Data
8 8 (1.57%) Data Mining
9 6 (1.18%) Crystal Reports
9 6 (1.18%) RDBMS
9 6 (1.18%) SAP BW
10 5 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (0.98%) SAP HANA
11 4 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (0.59%) MySQL
12 3 (0.59%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.59%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (0.59%) Oracle ODI
12 3 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 34 (6.68%) JIRA
2 14 (2.75%) Selenium
3 12 (2.36%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (1.77%) Visual Studio
5 6 (1.18%) FxCop
5 6 (1.18%) Jenkins
5 6 (1.18%) SoapUI
5 6 (1.18%) SpecFlow
5 6 (1.18%) StyleCop
6 5 (0.98%) Cucumber
7 3 (0.59%) Bitbucket
7 3 (0.59%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (0.59%) Pivotal Tracker
7 3 (0.59%) TestRail
7 3 (0.59%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (0.39%) HP UFT
8 2 (0.39%) LoadRunner
8 2 (0.39%) Log4j
8 2 (0.39%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (0.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 163 (32.02%) Finance
2 85 (16.70%) Banking
3 58 (11.39%) Investment Banking
4 57 (11.20%) Law
5 22 (4.32%) Telecoms
6 17 (3.34%) Advertising
7 16 (3.14%) Retail
8 13 (2.55%) Legal
8 13 (2.55%) Marketing
9 8 (1.57%) Billing
10 7 (1.38%) Manufacturing
11 6 (1.18%) Retail Banking
12 5 (0.98%) Corporate Banking
12 5 (0.98%) Games
12 5 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.39%) Back Office
13 2 (0.39%) Publishing
14 1 (0.20%) Automotive
14 1 (0.20%) Italian Language
14 1 (0.20%) Portuguese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (5.30%) .NET
2 14 (2.75%) ASP.NET
3 12 (2.36%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (1.96%) HTML
4 10 (1.96%) XML
5 9 (1.77%) Web Services
6 7 (1.38%) REST
7 6 (1.18%) .NET Framework
7 6 (1.18%) Castle Windsor
7 6 (1.18%) Entity Framework
7 6 (1.18%) jQuery
7 6 (1.18%) NHibernate
7 6 (1.18%) SignalR
7 6 (1.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 6 (1.18%) WCF
7 6 (1.18%) WebSockets
8 5 (0.98%) Middleware
8 5 (0.98%) Sass
9 4 (0.79%) JSON
10 3 (0.59%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 80 (15.72%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (4.72%) Management Information System
3 22 (4.32%) Self-Motivation
4 17 (3.34%) User Experience
5 10 (1.96%) Mainframe
6 8 (1.57%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.18%) IBM Mainframe
7 6 (1.18%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.18%) PMI
7 6 (1.18%) Smart Meter
8 5 (0.98%) FMCG
9 4 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.79%) Fintech
10 3 (0.59%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 3 (0.59%) Cyberthreat
10 3 (0.59%) Data Centre
10 3 (0.59%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (0.59%) Internet of Things
10 3 (0.59%) Marketing Technology
10 3 (0.59%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 83 (16.31%) Windows
2 27 (5.30%) Unix
3 24 (4.72%) Linux
4 22 (4.32%) Windows Server
5 11 (2.16%) Windows 7
6 7 (1.38%) Android
6 7 (1.38%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.79%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.39%) AIX
8 2 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (28.49%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (15.72%) ITIL
3 75 (14.73%) Problem-Solving
4 73 (14.34%) Risk Management
5 71 (13.95%) Business Analysis
6 70 (13.75%) Stakeholder Management
7 59 (11.59%) Wealth Management
8 54 (10.61%) Waterfall
9 49 (9.63%) Change Management
10 46 (9.04%) Project Management
11 45 (8.84%) Data Analysis
12 43 (8.45%) Test Automation
13 39 (7.66%) Business Intelligence
14 37 (7.27%) Problem Management
15 36 (7.07%) ERP
16 34 (6.68%) Service Management
17 33 (6.48%) Incident Management
18 30 (5.89%) Process Improvement
19 28 (5.50%) SDLC
19 28 (5.50%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 125 (24.56%) SQL
2 25 (4.91%) Java
3 22 (4.32%) C#
4 21 (4.13%) T-SQL
5 14 (2.75%) JavaScript
6 12 (2.36%) PL/SQL
7 10 (1.96%) ABAP
8 9 (1.77%) Python
9 6 (1.18%) R
9 6 (1.18%) VBA
10 4 (0.79%) COBOL
10 4 (0.79%) JCL
11 3 (0.59%) Assembly Language
11 3 (0.59%) MATLAB
11 3 (0.59%) Perl
11 3 (0.59%) REXX
11 3 (0.59%) X++
12 2 (0.39%) C++
12 2 (0.39%) PHP
12 2 (0.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 51 (10.02%) Degree
2 25 (4.91%) ISEB
3 22 (4.32%) Network+ Certification
4 19 (3.73%) CCNA
4 19 (3.73%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (2.55%) CISSP
5 13 (2.55%) HND
6 11 (2.16%) ISTQB
7 8 (1.57%) Security Cleared
8 7 (1.38%) CISA
9 6 (1.18%) IIBA
9 6 (1.18%) PMI Certification
10 5 (0.98%) CISM
10 5 (0.98%) GCIH
10 5 (0.98%) GIAC
10 5 (0.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (0.59%) A+ Certification
12 3 (0.59%) GCFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (6.29%) PMO
2 21 (4.13%) QA
2 21 (4.13%) SLA
3 13 (2.55%) GDPR
4 11 (2.16%) Data Quality
5 10 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.98%) Cyber Essentials
7 4 (0.79%) COBIT
7 4 (0.79%) PSD2
8 3 (0.59%) COSO
9 1 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.20%) IFRS
9 1 (0.20%) MiFID
9 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 51 (10.02%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.16%) Hyper-V
2 11 (2.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.59%) BitLocker
3 3 (0.59%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (0.98%) Ganglia
1 5 (0.98%) Netcool
1 5 (0.98%) SCOM
2 2 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.39%) Puppet
2 2 (0.39%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.20%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.20%) CA Endevor
3 1 (0.20%) SCCM
Vendors
1 90 (17.68%) Microsoft
2 31 (6.09%) Oracle
3 25 (4.91%) Cisco
4 22 (4.32%) Fortinet
5 21 (4.13%) SAP
6 20 (3.93%) VMware
7 19 (3.73%) Huawei
8 13 (2.55%) Tableau
9 9 (1.77%) IBM
10 8 (1.57%) Citrix
10 8 (1.57%) Cognos
11 7 (1.38%) Capita
11 7 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (1.18%) Infor
12 6 (1.18%) Sage
12 6 (1.18%) Teradata
13 5 (0.98%) Google
13 5 (0.98%) ServiceNow
13 5 (0.98%) Splunk
14 4 (0.79%) Twitter