Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Lancashire during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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

Analyst
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 10 8
Rank change year-on-year +6 -2 +8
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 208 175 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 23.64% 19.25% 19.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.53% 19.75% 20.83%
Number of salaries quoted 155 171 178
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £23,250 £22,750 £23,275
90th Percentile £51,000 £44,500 £46,625
North West median annual salary £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +3.57% - +7.69%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire. 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
Lancashire
Permanent vacancies in Lancashire with a recognized job title 848 886 936
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.36% 97.47% 93.23%
Number of salaries quoted 677 783 764
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £21,650 £22,750 £21,750
90th Percentile £52,500 £51,150 £46,775
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Lancashire

Analyst
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for Analyst in Lancashire

Analyst
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Lancashire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Analyst in Lancashire

Analyst
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Chorley 0 56 £35,000 -6.67% 2
Preston -5 38 £32,160 -1.05% 2
Lancaster +5 26 £53,750 +119.39%
Burnley +6 14 £35,000 +12.90%
Blackburn +4 14 £30,000 -25.00%
Blackpool +22 7 £37,000 +72.09% 1
Rossendale - 4 £22,500 -
Poulton-le-Fylde - 3 £32,500 -
Nelson -1 2 - -
Newton-le-Willows - 2 £45,000 -
Darwen - 2 £26,000 -
Skelmersdale -9 1 £24,500 -34.67%
Analyst
North West

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Lancashire region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 67 (32.21%) SQL
2 48 (23.08%) Degree
3 44 (21.15%) SQL Server
4 40 (19.23%) SAP
5 32 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
6 28 (13.46%) Manufacturing
7 26 (12.50%) Finance
8 23 (11.06%) ISEB
8 23 (11.06%) Microsoft
8 23 (11.06%) T-SQL
9 22 (10.58%) ABAP
10 20 (9.62%) ITIL
11 19 (9.13%) SAP SD
11 19 (9.13%) Analytical Skills
12 18 (8.65%) Windows
12 18 (8.65%) C#
12 18 (8.65%) SAP Implementation
13 17 (8.17%) Information Security
13 17 (8.17%) Business Analysis
13 17 (8.17%) Smart Meter
14 16 (7.69%) Data Analysis
14 16 (7.69%) Java
14 16 (7.69%) EDI
15 15 (7.21%) VMware
15 15 (7.21%) Mathematics
15 15 (7.21%) QA
15 15 (7.21%) Test Scripting
16 14 (6.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 14 (6.73%) Python
16 14 (6.73%) Cisco

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 10 (4.81%) SAS
2 7 (3.37%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.88%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.44%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.48%) CMS
5 1 (0.48%) Confluence
5 1 (0.48%) IIS
5 1 (0.48%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (5.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.40%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.40%) SPSS
3 2 (0.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (9.13%) SAP SD
2 9 (4.33%) SAP CO
2 9 (4.33%) SAP FI
2 9 (4.33%) SAP FI/CO
3 6 (2.88%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 4 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (1.92%) SAP APO
4 4 (1.92%) SAP PP
4 4 (1.92%) SAP SCM
5 3 (1.44%) SAP MM
5 3 (1.44%) SAP SRM
6 2 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.48%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.48%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.48%) Azure Machine Learning
1 1 (0.48%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.37%) Firewall
2 5 (2.40%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.44%) VPN
4 2 (0.96%) Skype
4 2 (0.96%) SMS
5 1 (0.48%) DHCP
5 1 (0.48%) DNS
5 1 (0.48%) LAN
5 1 (0.48%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (21.15%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.77%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (5.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (4.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (4.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (2.88%) DTS
6 6 (2.88%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (2.88%) SQL Server 2016
7 4 (1.92%) MySQL
8 3 (1.44%) Power BI
8 3 (1.44%) SAP HANA
8 3 (1.44%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (0.96%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.96%) DB2
9 2 (0.96%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.48%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.48%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.48%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (2.40%) Selenium
2 3 (1.44%) SoapUI
3 2 (0.96%) JIRA
4 1 (0.48%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.48%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.48%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.48%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.48%) WebDriver
General
1 28 (13.46%) Manufacturing
2 26 (12.50%) Finance
3 10 (4.81%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.85%) Retail
5 5 (2.40%) Banking
6 4 (1.92%) Back Office
6 4 (1.92%) Marketing
7 2 (0.96%) Legal
8 1 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (7.69%) EDI
2 9 (4.33%) .NET
3 5 (2.40%) MDX
4 4 (1.92%) ASP.NET
4 4 (1.92%) Web Services
5 3 (1.44%) SOAP
6 2 (0.96%) CSS
6 2 (0.96%) HTML
6 2 (0.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.13%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (8.17%) Smart Meter
3 10 (4.81%) Smart Energy
4 9 (4.33%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.40%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.92%) User Experience
7 2 (0.96%) AS400
7 2 (0.96%) BBC
7 2 (0.96%) Driving Licence
7 2 (0.96%) FMCG
7 2 (0.96%) iSeries
7 2 (0.96%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 18 (8.65%) Windows
2 7 (3.37%) Linux
2 7 (3.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (2.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (1.92%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.44%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.44%) Unix
5 3 (1.44%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.96%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.48%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (9.62%) ITIL
3 18 (8.65%) SAP Implementation
4 17 (8.17%) Business Analysis
4 17 (8.17%) Information Security
5 16 (7.69%) Data Analysis
6 15 (7.21%) Mathematics
6 15 (7.21%) Test Scripting
7 14 (6.73%) Test Automation
8 12 (5.77%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (5.77%) Analytics
8 12 (5.77%) Disaster Recovery
8 12 (5.77%) Mentoring
9 11 (5.29%) Actionable Insight
9 11 (5.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (5.29%) Statistics
10 10 (4.81%) ERP
10 10 (4.81%) Software Testing
11 9 (4.33%) Data Protection
11 9 (4.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (32.21%) SQL
2 23 (11.06%) T-SQL
3 22 (10.58%) ABAP
4 18 (8.65%) C#
5 16 (7.69%) Java
6 14 (6.73%) Python
6 14 (6.73%) VBA
7 5 (2.40%) R
8 4 (1.92%) Bash Shell
8 4 (1.92%) Perl
8 4 (1.92%) PHP
9 2 (0.96%) RPG
10 1 (0.48%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.48%) VB
10 1 (0.48%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 48 (23.08%) Degree
2 23 (11.06%) ISEB
3 13 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 10 (4.81%) CISA
4 10 (4.81%) CISM
5 9 (4.33%) A+ Certification
5 9 (4.33%) CCNA
5 9 (4.33%) CCNP
5 9 (4.33%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (4.33%) MCP
5 9 (4.33%) MCSE
5 9 (4.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (3.85%) MCSA
7 7 (3.37%) ISTQB
8 5 (2.40%) PhD
9 4 (1.92%) CISSP
9 4 (1.92%) SANS
10 3 (1.44%) NVQ Level 4
11 2 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.48%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.21%) QA
2 14 (6.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.92%) Cyber Essentials
3 4 (1.92%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.92%) SLA
4 2 (0.96%) PMO
5 1 (0.48%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 14 (6.73%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.33%) Hyper-V
3 6 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.48%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (4.33%) SCCM
2 4 (1.92%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 40 (19.23%) SAP
2 23 (11.06%) Microsoft
3 15 (7.21%) VMware
4 14 (6.73%) Cisco
5 8 (3.85%) Cognos
5 8 (3.85%) IBM
5 8 (3.85%) Oracle
6 7 (3.37%) Tableau
7 4 (1.92%) CheckPoint
7 4 (1.92%) Citrix
7 4 (1.92%) Palo Alto
7 4 (1.92%) Wyse
8 3 (1.44%) Apple
8 3 (1.44%) Capita
9 2 (0.96%) HP
10 1 (0.48%) Avaya
10 1 (0.48%) CyberSource
10 1 (0.48%) Dell
10 1 (0.48%) Sage
10 1 (0.48%) Salesforce.com