Period
to 13 December 2018

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £42,000 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 6 months to 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 13 5
Rank change year-on-year -1 -8 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 175 185 379
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 14.81% 13.28% 18.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.28% 13.78% 19.77%
Number of salaries quoted 143 164 309
Essex median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% -4.89%
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,725 £29,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £58,750 £57,500
East of England median annual salary £36,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% -1.32% +1.33%

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 1,145 1,343 1,917
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.87% 96.41% 93.83%
Number of salaries quoted 882 1,148 1,453
Essex median annual salary £40,750 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.44% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £22,000 £23,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £66,639 £68,750
East of England median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% - +2.27%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 +8 71 £42,500 +21.43% 2
Harlow +25 17 £32,500 - 2
Colchester -18 16 £29,000 -31.76% 5
Brentwood +13 9 £22,000 -13.73% 1
Southend-on-Sea -1 9 £47,500 +15.85% 2
Basildon -11 6 £30,000 -
Grays +2 4 £36,250 +20.83% 1
Saffron Walden - 3 £19,500 - 3
Witham - 2 - -
Braintree -3 1 £33,000 +4.76%
Analyst
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 62 (35.43%) SQL
2 59 (33.71%) Microsoft
3 41 (23.43%) SQL Server
4 37 (21.14%) Analytical Skills
5 33 (18.86%) Finance
6 29 (16.57%) SDLC
7 28 (16.00%) Windows
7 28 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (16.00%) Degree
8 26 (14.86%) Test Automation
8 26 (14.86%) C#
9 24 (13.71%) Active Directory
10 22 (12.57%) T-SQL
10 22 (12.57%) VB
11 21 (12.00%) Java
11 21 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
12 20 (11.43%) Test Scripting
12 20 (11.43%) Time Management
12 20 (11.43%) Computer Science
12 20 (11.43%) .NET
13 19 (10.86%) OO
13 19 (10.86%) ISEB
14 18 (10.29%) Regression Testing
14 18 (10.29%) Microsoft Office
15 17 (9.71%) Continuous Improvement
15 17 (9.71%) Computer Science Degree
15 17 (9.71%) Acceptance Criteria
15 17 (9.71%) Problem-Solving
15 17 (9.71%) ISTQB
16 16 (9.14%) Waterfall

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 6 (3.43%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.86%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.29%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.57%) Confluence
Applications
1 18 (10.29%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (5.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.57%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 6 (3.43%) Unit4 Business World
2 3 (1.71%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (1.14%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.14%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.57%) Magento
4 1 (0.57%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.57%) Sage X3
4 1 (0.57%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.57%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.57%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.00%) Office 365
2 5 (2.86%) Oracle CX
3 4 (2.29%) IaaS
3 4 (2.29%) SaaS
4 1 (0.57%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.57%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.57%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.71%) DNS
3 2 (1.14%) DHCP
3 2 (1.14%) FTP
3 2 (1.14%) HTTP
4 1 (0.57%) Firewall
4 1 (0.57%) Network Security
4 1 (0.57%) VoIP
4 1 (0.57%) VPN
4 1 (0.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (23.43%) SQL Server
2 15 (8.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (7.43%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (5.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (4.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (4.00%) DTS
6 7 (4.00%) SQL Server 2000
6 7 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (2.86%) Power BI
7 5 (2.86%) ProClarity
8 3 (1.71%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.14%) MySQL
9 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.57%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.57%) HBase
10 1 (0.57%) Ingres
10 1 (0.57%) Pentaho
10 1 (0.57%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.57%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 15 (8.57%) MSTest
1 15 (8.57%) NUnit
1 15 (8.57%) SpecFlow
1 15 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
1 15 (8.57%) Visual Studio
1 15 (8.57%) Visual Studio Team System
1 15 (8.57%) WatiN
2 6 (3.43%) JIRA
3 4 (2.29%) TestRail
4 1 (0.57%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.57%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.57%) JMeter
4 1 (0.57%) Selenium
General
1 33 (18.86%) Finance
2 11 (6.29%) Retail
3 6 (3.43%) Marketing
4 3 (1.71%) Local Government
4 3 (1.71%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.71%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.14%) Automotive
5 2 (1.14%) Games
5 2 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.57%) Back Office
6 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (11.43%) .NET
2 15 (8.57%) AngularJS
2 15 (8.57%) Gherkin
3 10 (5.71%) EDI
4 7 (4.00%) XML
5 5 (2.86%) CSS
5 5 (2.86%) HTML
6 3 (1.71%) Web Services
7 2 (1.14%) EDIFACT
7 2 (1.14%) IDoc
8 1 (0.57%) JDBC
8 1 (0.57%) Kafka
8 1 (0.57%) PySpark
Miscellaneous
1 37 (21.14%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.43%) Driving Licence
3 5 (2.86%) CCTV
3 5 (2.86%) Smartphone
3 5 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (1.14%) FMCG
4 2 (1.14%) Life Science
4 2 (1.14%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.14%) NHS
4 2 (1.14%) TRADACOMS
4 2 (1.14%) User Experience
5 1 (0.57%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (0.57%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.57%) Online Games
5 1 (0.57%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 28 (16.00%) Windows
2 11 (6.29%) Windows 10
2 11 (6.29%) Windows Server
3 5 (2.86%) Windows XP
4 3 (1.71%) Windows 7
4 3 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.14%) Android
6 1 (0.57%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.57%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.57%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (16.57%) SDLC
2 28 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (14.86%) Test Automation
4 21 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 20 (11.43%) Computer Science
5 20 (11.43%) Test Scripting
5 20 (11.43%) Time Management
6 19 (10.86%) OO
7 18 (10.29%) Regression Testing
8 17 (9.71%) Acceptance Criteria
8 17 (9.71%) Continuous Improvement
8 17 (9.71%) Problem-Solving
9 16 (9.14%) Non-Functional Testing
9 16 (9.14%) Software Delivery
9 16 (9.14%) Waterfall
10 15 (8.57%) BDD
10 15 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
10 15 (8.57%) TDD
11 14 (8.00%) Analytics
12 13 (7.43%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (35.43%) SQL
2 26 (14.86%) C#
3 22 (12.57%) T-SQL
3 22 (12.57%) VB
4 21 (12.00%) Java
5 15 (8.57%) Python
6 6 (3.43%) PowerShell
7 4 (2.29%) PHP
7 4 (2.29%) VBA
8 3 (1.71%) C
9 2 (1.14%) ActionScript
9 2 (1.14%) ActionScript 2.0
9 2 (1.14%) Delphi
10 1 (0.57%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (16.00%) Degree
2 19 (10.86%) ISEB
3 17 (9.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (9.71%) ISTQB
4 5 (2.86%) HNC
4 5 (2.86%) MCSA
4 5 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (2.86%) MOS
4 5 (2.86%) Numerate Degree
4 5 (2.86%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 3 (1.71%) IIBA
5 3 (1.71%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.57%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.86%) SLA
2 7 (4.00%) QA
3 4 (2.29%) PMO
4 1 (0.57%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.57%) P3O
System Software
1 24 (13.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.14%) vSphere
3 1 (0.57%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.57%) XenApp
3 1 (0.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (0.57%) HP ALM
1 1 (0.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 59 (33.71%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.29%) Oracle
3 6 (3.43%) Apple
3 6 (3.43%) SAP
4 5 (2.86%) MicroStrategy
4 5 (2.86%) Samsung
5 4 (2.29%) IBM
6 1 (0.57%) Alteryx
6 1 (0.57%) Ariba
6 1 (0.57%) Citrix
6 1 (0.57%) Google
6 1 (0.57%) HP
6 1 (0.57%) Informatica
6 1 (0.57%) Progress
6 1 (0.57%) Sage
6 1 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.57%) Sophos
6 1 (0.57%) VMware