Period
to 20 October 2018

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £40,500 in advertised job vacancies in Chester during the 6 months to 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 13 7
Rank change year-on-year -6 -6 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 29 49 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 10.51% 17.69% 23.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.78% 18.08% 24.48%
Number of salaries quoted 25 34 57
Chester median annual salary £40,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.71% +7.69% -13.33%
10th Percentile £24,450 £19,075 £21,400
90th Percentile £52,500 £51,375 £50,500
Cheshire median annual salary £35,750 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +2.14% +7.69% -7.14%

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 269 271 290
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.46% 97.83% 97.32%
Number of salaries quoted 242 239 251
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +18.57% -15.66%
10th Percentile £24,775 £26,850 £23,600
90th Percentile £62,500 £59,250 £57,500
Cheshire median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £36,125
% change year-on-year +3.53% +17.65% -9.69%

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 20 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Analyst in Chester

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 14 (48.28%) SQL
2 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (27.59%) Data Analysis
4 6 (20.69%) E-Commerce
4 6 (20.69%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (20.69%) Finance
5 5 (17.24%) T-SQL
5 5 (17.24%) Google
5 5 (17.24%) JIRA
5 5 (17.24%) Visualisation
6 4 (13.79%) Data Visualisation
6 4 (13.79%) Web Development
6 4 (13.79%) Test Automation
6 4 (13.79%) Twitter
6 4 (13.79%) Big Data
6 4 (13.79%) Dashboard Development
6 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (13.79%) Scrum
7 3 (10.34%) CMS
7 3 (10.34%) Retail
7 3 (10.34%) QA
7 3 (10.34%) Data Mining
7 3 (10.34%) ETL
7 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
7 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (10.34%) Test Scripting
7 3 (10.34%) Tableau
7 3 (10.34%) Test Strategy

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 3 (10.34%) CMS
2 1 (3.45%) SAS
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) SAP BPC
2 1 (3.45%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) Big Data
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (10.34%) Data Mining
2 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.90%) SAP BW
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.45%) Data Lake
4 1 (3.45%) Power BI
4 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) JIRA
2 2 (6.90%) Selenium
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Retail
3 2 (6.90%) Marketing
4 1 (3.45%) Advertising
4 1 (3.45%) Automotive
4 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) HTML
2 1 (3.45%) .NET
2 1 (3.45%) CSS
2 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
1 2 (6.90%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (27.59%) Data Analysis
3 6 (20.69%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (20.69%) E-Commerce
4 5 (17.24%) Visualisation
5 4 (13.79%) Dashboard Development
5 4 (13.79%) Data Visualisation
5 4 (13.79%) Scrum
5 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (13.79%) Test Automation
5 4 (13.79%) Web Development
6 3 (10.34%) ETL
6 3 (10.34%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (10.34%) Test Scripting
6 3 (10.34%) Test Strategy
7 2 (6.90%) Data Architecture
7 2 (6.90%) Data Science
7 2 (6.90%) Data Strategy
7 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) SQL
2 5 (17.24%) T-SQL
3 2 (6.90%) ABAP
4 1 (3.45%) C#
4 1 (3.45%) X++
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
1 2 (6.90%) ISEB
1 2 (6.90%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) QA
2 2 (6.90%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Google
2 4 (13.79%) Twitter
3 3 (10.34%) Tableau
4 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.90%) SAP
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle
5 1 (3.45%) Teradata