The median annual salary for an Analyst was £38,000 in advertised job vacancies in Chester during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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

Analyst
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 7 2
Rank change year-on-year +3 -5  
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 39 51 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 25.83% 28.65% 32.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 27.27% 29.31% 33.15%
Number of salaries quoted 35 44 35
Median salary £38,000 £30,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.66% -20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £23,000 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £39,250 £45,050
UK excluding London median salary £35,500 £36,349 £37,000
% change year-on-year -2.33% -1.75%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Chester
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 143 174 178
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 94.70% 97.75% 97.27%
Number of salaries quoted 476 683 375
Median salary £37,500 £29,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.31% -27.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,000 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £51,250 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Analyst in Chester

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Chester region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 46 (62.16%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (54.05%) SQL
3 26 (35.14%) Finance
4 23 (31.08%) Scrum
4 23 (31.08%) User Acceptance Testing
5 22 (29.73%) Test Automation
5 22 (29.73%) ISEB
6 19 (25.68%) Mentoring
7 18 (24.32%) ISTQB
8 16 (21.62%) Manual Testing
9 15 (20.27%) ETL
10 10 (13.51%) T-SQL
10 10 (13.51%) SQL Server
10 10 (13.51%) ITIL
10 10 (13.51%) Microsoft
10 10 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (12.16%) .NET
11 9 (12.16%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (12.16%) Functional Testing
12 8 (10.81%) C#
12 8 (10.81%) PRINCE2
12 8 (10.81%) XML
12 8 (10.81%) B2B
12 8 (10.81%) BizTalk Server
12 8 (10.81%) JSON
12 8 (10.81%) Advertising
12 8 (10.81%) Migration
13 7 (9.46%) WCF
13 7 (9.46%) FTP
13 7 (9.46%) XSLT

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 8 (10.81%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (5.41%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.70%) SAS
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (2.70%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (5.41%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.35%) FastStats
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.46%) FTP
2 3 (4.05%) Firewall
2 3 (4.05%) LAN
2 3 (4.05%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.05%) VoIP
2 3 (4.05%) VPN
2 3 (4.05%) WAN
2 3 (4.05%) WLAN
3 2 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.16%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (9.46%) Big Data
4 4 (5.41%) Hadoop
5 3 (4.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.70%) Data Mining
6 2 (2.70%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.35%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.35%) MySQL
7 1 (1.35%) OLAP
7 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.35%) Power BI
7 1 (1.35%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.35%) SAS EBI
7 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.35%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Selenium
1 3 (4.05%) SoapUI
2 2 (2.70%) JIRA
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle Forms
General
1 26 (35.14%) Finance
2 8 (10.81%) Advertising
3 2 (2.70%) Retail
4 1 (1.35%) Automotive
4 1 (1.35%) Back Office
4 1 (1.35%) Banking
4 1 (1.35%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.16%) .NET
2 8 (10.81%) JSON
2 8 (10.81%) XML
3 7 (9.46%) WCF
3 7 (9.46%) XSLT
4 4 (5.41%) Kafka
5 2 (2.70%) SOAP
6 1 (1.35%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.35%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.35%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.70%) Derivative
2 2 (2.70%) OTC Derivatives
3 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.35%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.11%) Unix
2 5 (6.76%) Linux
3 4 (5.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (62.16%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (31.08%) Scrum
2 23 (31.08%) User Acceptance Testing
3 22 (29.73%) Test Automation
4 19 (25.68%) Mentoring
5 16 (21.62%) Manual Testing
6 15 (20.27%) ETL
7 10 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (13.51%) ITIL
8 9 (12.16%) Functional Testing
9 8 (10.81%) B2B
9 8 (10.81%) Migration
9 8 (10.81%) PRINCE2
10 7 (9.46%) EAI
11 6 (8.11%) Analytics
11 6 (8.11%) Non-Functional Testing
11 6 (8.11%) Waterfall
12 5 (6.76%) Data Analytics
13 4 (5.41%) API Testing
13 4 (5.41%) Big Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 40 (54.05%) SQL
2 10 (13.51%) T-SQL
3 8 (10.81%) C#
4 4 (5.41%) Shell Script
5 3 (4.05%) ANSI SQL
6 2 (2.70%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.35%) Perl
7 1 (1.35%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.35%) R
Qualifications
1 22 (29.73%) ISEB
2 18 (24.32%) ISTQB
3 5 (6.76%) Degree
4 2 (2.70%) MCP
5 1 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.05%) QA
2 2 (2.70%) EMIR
2 2 (2.70%) MiFID
3 1 (1.35%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.35%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (13.51%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.76%) Oracle
2 5 (6.76%) Tableau
3 1 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
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