Period
to 18 August 2018

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £40,500 in advertised job vacancies in Chester during the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

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

Analyst
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 6 4
Rank change year-on-year -7 -2 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 39 74 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 13.54% 24.67% 27.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.08% 25.43% 27.84%
Number of salaries quoted 35 59 81
Chester median annual salary £40,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.71% +7.69% -13.33%
10th Percentile £20,800 £27,250 £23,000
90th Percentile £53,250 £48,750 £50,000
Cheshire median annual salary £36,000 £34,656 £33,000
% change year-on-year +3.88% +5.02% -5.71%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester. 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
Chester
Permanent vacancies in Chester with a recognized job title 277 291 334
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.18% 97.00% 97.66%
Number of salaries quoted 251 259 297
Chester median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% +14.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £53,750 £54,250
Cheshire median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +7.50% +6.67% -6.25%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Chester

Analyst
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Salary trend for Analyst in Chester

Analyst
Salary Histogram in Chester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Chester over the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Analyst in Chester

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

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 Chester region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 18 (46.15%) SQL
2 10 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (20.51%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (20.51%) ERP
4 7 (17.95%) SAP
4 7 (17.95%) Windows
4 7 (17.95%) T-SQL
4 7 (17.95%) E-Commerce
4 7 (17.95%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (17.95%) Finance
4 7 (17.95%) Retail
4 7 (17.95%) Data Analysis
4 7 (17.95%) Windows Server
5 6 (15.38%) SAP BPC
5 6 (15.38%) CMS
5 6 (15.38%) SAP BW
5 6 (15.38%) ABAP
6 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
6 5 (12.82%) Google
6 5 (12.82%) JIRA
6 5 (12.82%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (12.82%) Visualisation
7 4 (10.26%) Dashboard Development
7 4 (10.26%) QA
7 4 (10.26%) Web Testing
7 4 (10.26%) Test Automation
7 4 (10.26%) Data Visualisation
7 4 (10.26%) Twitter
7 4 (10.26%) Big Data
7 4 (10.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 6 (15.38%) CMS
2 1 (2.56%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (15.38%) SAP BPC
2 3 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (5.13%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (2.56%) BPCS
4 1 (2.56%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (2.56%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (2.56%) Infor LN
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle ASCP
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (5.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) SAP BW
2 4 (10.26%) Big Data
2 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (7.69%) Data Mining
3 3 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.13%) Power BI
5 1 (2.56%) Data Lake
5 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) JIRA
2 2 (5.13%) Selenium
General
1 7 (17.95%) Finance
1 7 (17.95%) Retail
2 3 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.13%) Advertising
3 2 (5.13%) Marketing
3 2 (5.13%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (5.13%) Publishing
4 1 (2.56%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) HTML
2 2 (5.13%) Web Services
3 1 (2.56%) .NET
3 1 (2.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.95%) Windows
1 7 (17.95%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (20.51%) ERP
2 8 (20.51%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (17.95%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (17.95%) Data Analysis
3 7 (17.95%) E-Commerce
4 5 (12.82%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (12.82%) Visualisation
5 4 (10.26%) CRM
5 4 (10.26%) Dashboard Development
5 4 (10.26%) Data Visualisation
5 4 (10.26%) Scrum
5 4 (10.26%) Test Automation
5 4 (10.26%) Web Testing
6 3 (7.69%) ETL
6 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (7.69%) Test Scripting
6 3 (7.69%) Test Strategy
6 3 (7.69%) User Stories
6 3 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (46.15%) SQL
2 7 (17.95%) T-SQL
3 6 (15.38%) ABAP
4 1 (2.56%) C#
4 1 (2.56%) VBScript
4 1 (2.56%) X++
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) Degree
1 2 (5.13%) ISEB
1 2 (5.13%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) QA
2 2 (5.13%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (17.95%) SAP
2 5 (12.82%) Google
2 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.26%) Oracle
3 4 (10.26%) Twitter
4 3 (7.69%) Tableau
5 2 (5.13%) Infor
6 1 (2.56%) Baan
6 1 (2.56%) Epicor
6 1 (2.56%) IFS
6 1 (2.56%) Sage
6 1 (2.56%) SYSPRO
6 1 (2.56%) Teradata