Period
to 20 October 2018

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £40,750 in advertised job vacancies in Essex 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
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 15 5
Rank change year-on-year +7 -10 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 213 187 405
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 16.90% 12.47% 19.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.60% 12.94% 20.30%
Number of salaries quoted 182 163 353
Essex median annual salary £40,750 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.88% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £20,500 £20,800 £27,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £52,500 £57,250
East of England median annual salary £36,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% -3.85% +4.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex. 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
Essex
Permanent vacancies in Essex with a recognized job title 1,210 1,445 1,995
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.03% 96.40% 93.57%
Number of salaries quoted 987 1,219 1,557
Essex median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £21,250 £24,200 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Essex

Analyst
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for Analyst in Essex

Analyst
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Essex over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Analyst in Essex

Analyst
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Essex region over the 6 months to 20 October 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
Chelmsford +11 98 £42,500 +25.93% 6
Colchester -16 19 £33,500 -21.18% 6
Harlow +16 15 £32,500 -40.91% 1
Southend-on-Sea +5 15 £52,500 +50.00% 2
Basildon -6 10 £35,000 +16.67%
Brentwood +14 9 £22,000 -56.00% 1
Grays 0 4 £42,500 +41.67% 1
Saffron Walden +5 3 £19,500 -33.90% 3
Witham - 1 - -
Analyst
East of England

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

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 Essex region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 92 (43.19%) SQL
2 60 (28.17%) Microsoft
3 55 (25.82%) SQL Server
4 46 (21.60%) Finance
5 44 (20.66%) Degree
6 41 (19.25%) Analytical Skills
7 40 (18.78%) T-SQL
8 36 (16.90%) Windows
9 28 (13.15%) Agile Software Development
9 28 (13.15%) SDLC
10 26 (12.21%) C#
11 25 (11.74%) Active Directory
12 23 (10.80%) VB
12 23 (10.80%) Microsoft Office
12 23 (10.80%) Test Automation
13 19 (8.92%) Test Scripting
13 19 (8.92%) Problem-Solving
14 18 (8.45%) User Acceptance Testing
14 18 (8.45%) Java
14 18 (8.45%) ISEB
15 17 (7.98%) Management Information System
15 17 (7.98%) .NET
15 17 (7.98%) Supplier Management
15 17 (7.98%) Computer Science
16 16 (7.51%) Release Management
16 16 (7.51%) Time Management
16 16 (7.51%) OO
16 16 (7.51%) Regression Testing
16 16 (7.51%) Waterfall
17 15 (7.04%) Acceptance Criteria

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 (3.76%) MS Exchange
2 7 (3.29%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.88%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.47%) Confluence
Applications
1 23 (10.80%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (6.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.94%) Open Workbench
4 1 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.82%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.94%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.94%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.94%) SAP CO
2 2 (0.94%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.94%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.47%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.47%) Sage X3
3 1 (0.47%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.82%) Dynamics 365
1 6 (2.82%) Office 365
2 4 (1.88%) IaaS
2 4 (1.88%) Oracle CX
2 4 (1.88%) SaaS
3 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.47%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.29%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.41%) DNS
3 2 (0.94%) DHCP
3 2 (0.94%) FTP
3 2 (0.94%) HTTP
4 1 (0.47%) VoIP
4 1 (0.47%) VPN
4 1 (0.47%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (25.82%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (4.69%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (3.29%) DTS
4 7 (3.29%) SQL Server 2000
4 7 (3.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (3.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (3.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (2.35%) ProClarity
7 4 (1.88%) Power BI
8 3 (1.41%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (1.41%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.41%) QlikView
9 2 (0.94%) MySQL
9 2 (0.94%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.47%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.47%) HBase
10 1 (0.47%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.47%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 12 (5.63%) MSTest
1 12 (5.63%) NUnit
1 12 (5.63%) SpecFlow
1 12 (5.63%) Team Foundation Server
1 12 (5.63%) Visual Studio
1 12 (5.63%) Visual Studio Team System
1 12 (5.63%) WatiN
2 6 (2.82%) JIRA
3 4 (1.88%) TestRail
4 2 (0.94%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.94%) JMeter
4 2 (0.94%) Selenium
5 1 (0.47%) HP UFT
General
1 46 (21.60%) Finance
2 9 (4.23%) Retail
3 6 (2.82%) Marketing
4 3 (1.41%) Local Government
4 3 (1.41%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.41%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.94%) Law
5 2 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.47%) Automotive
6 1 (0.47%) Banking
6 1 (0.47%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.47%) Games
6 1 (0.47%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.98%) .NET
2 12 (5.63%) AngularJS
2 12 (5.63%) Gherkin
3 8 (3.76%) XML
4 6 (2.82%) EDI
5 4 (1.88%) Web Services
6 3 (1.41%) CSS
6 3 (1.41%) HTML
7 2 (0.94%) EDIFACT
7 2 (0.94%) IDoc
8 1 (0.47%) JDBC
8 1 (0.47%) Kafka
8 1 (0.47%) PySpark
Miscellaneous
1 41 (19.25%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (7.98%) Computer Science
2 17 (7.98%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.76%) Driving Licence
4 5 (2.35%) CCTV
4 5 (2.35%) Smartphone
4 5 (2.35%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (0.94%) FMCG
5 2 (0.94%) Life Science
5 2 (0.94%) NHS
5 2 (0.94%) TRADACOMS
6 1 (0.47%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (0.47%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.47%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.47%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.47%) Online Games
6 1 (0.47%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 36 (16.90%) Windows
2 11 (5.16%) Windows Server
3 9 (4.23%) Windows 10
4 5 (2.35%) Windows XP
5 3 (1.41%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.94%) Android
6 2 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.47%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (13.15%) Agile Software Development
1 28 (13.15%) SDLC
2 23 (10.80%) Test Automation
3 19 (8.92%) Problem-Solving
3 19 (8.92%) Test Scripting
4 18 (8.45%) User Acceptance Testing
5 17 (7.98%) Supplier Management
6 16 (7.51%) OO
6 16 (7.51%) Regression Testing
6 16 (7.51%) Release Management
6 16 (7.51%) Time Management
6 16 (7.51%) Waterfall
7 15 (7.04%) Acceptance Criteria
7 15 (7.04%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (6.57%) Continuous Improvement
9 13 (6.10%) Migration
9 13 (6.10%) Non-Functional Testing
9 13 (6.10%) Software Delivery
9 13 (6.10%) TDD
10 12 (5.63%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 92 (43.19%) SQL
2 40 (18.78%) T-SQL
3 26 (12.21%) C#
4 23 (10.80%) VB
5 18 (8.45%) Java
6 13 (6.10%) Python
7 6 (2.82%) Delphi
7 6 (2.82%) PowerShell
8 4 (1.88%) VBA
9 3 (1.41%) PHP
10 2 (0.94%) ActionScript
10 2 (0.94%) ActionScript 2.0
10 2 (0.94%) C
11 1 (0.47%) Groovy
11 1 (0.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 44 (20.66%) Degree
2 18 (8.45%) ISEB
3 15 (7.04%) ISTQB
4 14 (6.57%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (3.29%) HNC
5 7 (3.29%) Numerate Degree
6 5 (2.35%) MCSA
6 5 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (2.35%) MOS
6 5 (2.35%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 3 (1.41%) IIBA
7 3 (1.41%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 1 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.47%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.29%) QA
2 4 (1.88%) PMO
2 4 (1.88%) SLA
3 2 (0.94%) Data Quality
System Software
1 25 (11.74%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.47%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.47%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.47%) vSphere
2 1 (0.47%) XenApp
2 1 (0.47%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (0.47%) HP ALM
1 1 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 60 (28.17%) Microsoft
2 8 (3.76%) Oracle
3 6 (2.82%) Apple
4 5 (2.35%) MicroStrategy
4 5 (2.35%) Samsung
5 4 (1.88%) IBM
5 4 (1.88%) SAP
6 3 (1.41%) Tableau
7 2 (0.94%) VMware
8 1 (0.47%) Alteryx
8 1 (0.47%) Ariba
8 1 (0.47%) Citrix
8 1 (0.47%) HP
8 1 (0.47%) Informatica
8 1 (0.47%) Progress
8 1 (0.47%) Sage
8 1 (0.47%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.47%) Sophos