Period
to 23 January 2018

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £38,250 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

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

Analyst
North West > Manchester
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 15 12
Rank change year-on-year -1 -3 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 875 959 1,086
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 11.70% 12.98% 15.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.04% 13.35% 16.14%
Number of salaries quoted 684 824 872
Manchester median annual salary £38,250 £36,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.79% +4.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,000 £20,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
North West median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +7.69%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. 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
Manchester
Permanent vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 7,265 7,184 6,730
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.15% 97.20% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 6,019 6,200 5,580
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Manchester

Analyst
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Analyst in Manchester

Analyst
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Manchester over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Analyst in Manchester

Analyst
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 23 January 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
Cheadle +4 26 £36,500 +69.77% 2
Stockport +5 23 £34,250 -8.67% 9
Altrincham -9 23 £32,750 +42.39% 2
Rochdale +10 20 £38,000 -1.30% 2
Wigan +3 16 £25,000 +2.04% 5
Bury +14 14 £45,000 +50.00% 8
Bolton -16 13 £32,500 +4.84% 5
Salford -8 7 £31,750 +5.83% 2
Sale +8 2 £24,000 -46.67%
Oldham +2 2 £19,750 -39.23% 1
Analyst
North West

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 Manchester region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 229 (26.17%) SAP
2 201 (22.97%) Agile Software Development
3 171 (19.54%) Finance
4 158 (18.06%) SQL
5 137 (15.66%) Analytical Skills
6 123 (14.06%) Microsoft
7 117 (13.37%) ITIL
8 112 (12.80%) Business Analysis
9 110 (12.57%) Degree
10 109 (12.46%) Business Intelligence
11 108 (12.34%) Manufacturing
12 93 (10.63%) E-Commerce
13 90 (10.29%) Windows
14 84 (9.60%) Retail
15 83 (9.49%) Project Management
16 82 (9.37%) Stakeholder Management
16 82 (9.37%) Analytics
17 78 (8.91%) QA
18 74 (8.46%) SQL Server
19 72 (8.23%) Data Analysis
20 70 (8.00%) Microsoft Office
21 66 (7.54%) Logistics
22 64 (7.31%) Use Case
22 64 (7.31%) Microsoft Excel
23 63 (7.20%) ERP
24 62 (7.09%) SDLC
25 60 (6.86%) Active Directory
26 57 (6.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
27 56 (6.40%) ABAP
28 50 (5.71%) Scrum

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 33 (3.77%) SAS
2 19 (2.17%) MS Exchange
3 16 (1.83%) SharePoint
4 11 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (1.14%) Confluence
6 7 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (0.80%) IIS
7 5 (0.57%) CMS
8 3 (0.34%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.34%) Skype for Business
8 3 (0.34%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.23%) Apache
9 2 (0.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.11%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.11%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.11%) Umbraco
Applications
1 70 (8.00%) Microsoft Office
2 64 (7.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (2.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 15 (1.71%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.80%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 40 (4.57%) SAP APO
2 39 (4.46%) SAP ERP
3 34 (3.89%) SAP PP
4 31 (3.54%) SAP MM
5 29 (3.31%) SAP SD
6 20 (2.29%) SAP QM
7 13 (1.49%) Elite 3E
7 13 (1.49%) SAP MII
7 13 (1.49%) SAP PP-PI
8 12 (1.37%) SAP CO
8 12 (1.37%) SAP FI
9 11 (1.26%) SAP FI/CO
10 9 (1.03%) Carpe Diem
11 8 (0.91%) SAP VC
12 7 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
12 7 (0.80%) Magento
12 7 (0.80%) Visualfiles
13 6 (0.69%) SAP WM
14 5 (0.57%) SAP EWM
15 4 (0.46%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 26 (2.97%) Office 365
2 21 (2.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (1.37%) Google Analytics
4 8 (0.91%) SaaS
5 6 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (0.46%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (0.34%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.23%) BlazeMeter
8 2 (0.23%) G Suite
8 2 (0.23%) IBM Blueworks
9 1 (0.11%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.11%) Akamai
9 1 (0.11%) IaaS
9 1 (0.11%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.17%) WAN
2 18 (2.06%) Firewall
3 15 (1.71%) Internet
4 12 (1.37%) LAN
5 10 (1.14%) TCP/IP
6 9 (1.03%) DNS
6 9 (1.03%) SAN
7 8 (0.91%) Broadband
7 8 (0.91%) DHCP
7 8 (0.91%) NAS
7 8 (0.91%) VPN
8 7 (0.80%) Wireless
9 6 (0.69%) Ethernet
10 5 (0.57%) ADSL
10 5 (0.57%) HTTP
10 5 (0.57%) Remote Desktop
10 5 (0.57%) SSL
11 4 (0.46%) FTP
11 4 (0.46%) VLAN
11 4 (0.46%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (8.46%) SQL Server
2 57 (6.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 41 (4.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 34 (3.89%) Power BI
5 30 (3.43%) Data Warehouse
6 21 (2.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 18 (2.06%) QlikView
8 17 (1.94%) Base SAS
9 15 (1.71%) SAP BW
10 13 (1.49%) BusinessObjects
10 13 (1.49%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 13 (1.49%) Crystal Reports
11 12 (1.37%) Oracle Database
12 11 (1.26%) Big Data
12 11 (1.26%) Oracle Database 11g
13 9 (1.03%) Hadoop
14 8 (0.91%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 8 (0.91%) Oracle Database 12c
14 8 (0.91%) PowerPivot
14 8 (0.91%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 35 (4.00%) JIRA
2 21 (2.40%) Selenium
3 8 (0.91%) Cucumber
4 7 (0.80%) WebDriver
5 6 (0.69%) TeamCity
6 5 (0.57%) LSMW
6 5 (0.57%) SoapUI
7 4 (0.46%) Bugzilla
7 4 (0.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (0.46%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.23%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.23%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.23%) JMeter
8 2 (0.23%) MSTest
8 2 (0.23%) SpecFlow
8 2 (0.23%) TestRail
8 2 (0.23%) Zephyr
9 1 (0.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 171 (19.54%) Finance
2 108 (12.34%) Manufacturing
3 84 (9.60%) Retail
4 38 (4.34%) Legal
5 37 (4.23%) Banking
6 32 (3.66%) Marketing
7 28 (3.20%) Telecoms
8 20 (2.29%) Law
9 18 (2.06%) Electronics
10 13 (1.49%) Advertising
11 11 (1.26%) German Language
12 10 (1.14%) International Banking
13 9 (1.03%) Billing
14 7 (0.80%) Military
15 6 (0.69%) Automotive
16 5 (0.57%) Games
17 3 (0.34%) Front Office
17 3 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
18 2 (0.23%) Back Office
18 2 (0.23%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (3.09%) .NET
1 27 (3.09%) EDI
2 17 (1.94%) SAPUI5
3 14 (1.60%) IDoc
4 13 (1.49%) XML
5 11 (1.26%) HTML
6 9 (1.03%) SAP Basis
7 8 (0.91%) CSS
8 6 (0.69%) EDIFACT
9 5 (0.57%) BAPI
9 5 (0.57%) Gherkin
9 5 (0.57%) SAP Fiori
9 5 (0.57%) SAP PI
9 5 (0.57%) SAP Smart Forms
9 5 (0.57%) SOAP
10 4 (0.46%) CGI
10 4 (0.46%) cXML
10 4 (0.46%) ODBC
10 4 (0.46%) SAP XI
10 4 (0.46%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 137 (15.66%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (5.14%) FMCG
3 42 (4.80%) Computer Science
4 32 (3.66%) User Experience
5 27 (3.09%) Mobile App
6 20 (2.29%) Management Information System
7 19 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
8 15 (1.71%) Credit Risk
9 14 (1.60%) Data Centre
9 14 (1.60%) PMI
10 12 (1.37%) iPad
11 7 (0.80%) Driving Licence
11 7 (0.80%) Fintech
12 6 (0.69%) Data Structures
13 5 (0.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 5 (0.57%) iPhone
14 4 (0.46%) Blackberry
14 4 (0.46%) Data Protection Act
15 3 (0.34%) EPoS
15 3 (0.34%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 90 (10.29%) Windows
2 39 (4.46%) Windows Server
3 31 (3.54%) Windows 7
4 21 (2.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (2.29%) Windows 10
6 16 (1.83%) Android
7 14 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (1.37%) Apple iOS
8 12 (1.37%) Linux
9 11 (1.26%) Windows 8
10 7 (0.80%) Unix
11 2 (0.23%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.23%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.11%) AIX
12 1 (0.11%) Solaris
12 1 (0.11%) SUSE
12 1 (0.11%) VMS
12 1 (0.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (22.97%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (13.37%) ITIL
3 112 (12.80%) Business Analysis
4 109 (12.46%) Business Intelligence
5 93 (10.63%) E-Commerce
6 83 (9.49%) Project Management
7 82 (9.37%) Analytics
7 82 (9.37%) Stakeholder Management
8 72 (8.23%) Data Analysis
9 66 (7.54%) Logistics
10 64 (7.31%) Use Case
11 63 (7.20%) ERP
12 62 (7.09%) SDLC
13 50 (5.71%) Scrum
14 48 (5.49%) User Stories
15 44 (5.03%) CRM
16 42 (4.80%) Continuous Improvement
16 42 (4.80%) Test Automation
16 42 (4.80%) Translating Business Requirements
17 39 (4.46%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 158 (18.06%) SQL
2 56 (6.40%) ABAP
3 37 (4.23%) T-SQL
4 33 (3.77%) Java
5 29 (3.31%) Python
6 28 (3.20%) C#
7 21 (2.40%) VBA
8 20 (2.29%) VB.NET
9 17 (1.94%) R
10 15 (1.71%) C
10 15 (1.71%) JavaScript
11 10 (1.14%) C++
12 7 (0.80%) PL/SQL
13 6 (0.69%) PowerShell
13 6 (0.69%) Ruby
13 6 (0.69%) VBScript
14 5 (0.57%) PHP
15 3 (0.34%) Perl
15 3 (0.34%) VB
16 2 (0.23%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 110 (12.57%) Degree
2 31 (3.54%) ISTQB
3 24 (2.74%) ITIL Certification
4 22 (2.51%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (2.29%) Computer Science Degree
6 19 (2.17%) ISEB
7 14 (1.60%) Numerate Degree
7 14 (1.60%) PMI Certification
8 13 (1.49%) Security Cleared
9 11 (1.26%) MCPD
9 11 (1.26%) SAP Certification
9 11 (1.26%) SAS Certification
10 10 (1.14%) CISSP
10 10 (1.14%) Master's Degree
10 10 (1.14%) MCP
10 10 (1.14%) MCSD
11 9 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 7 (0.80%) DV Cleared
12 7 (0.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 7 (0.80%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (8.91%) QA
2 49 (5.60%) SLA
3 44 (5.03%) PMO
4 15 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.80%) GDPR
6 6 (0.69%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.57%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.23%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.11%) FIPS 140-2
9 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 60 (6.86%) Active Directory
2 18 (2.06%) Hyper-V
3 14 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.57%) Docker
5 4 (0.46%) Snort
5 4 (0.46%) Terminal Services
5 4 (0.46%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.23%) XenApp
7 1 (0.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (0.91%) Data Guard
2 7 (0.80%) SCCM
3 5 (0.57%) Kubernetes
4 4 (0.46%) Ansible
4 4 (0.46%) Trend Micro Deep Security
5 3 (0.34%) AirWatch
5 3 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.11%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.11%) Ganglia
7 1 (0.11%) Netcool
7 1 (0.11%) SCOM
7 1 (0.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 229 (26.17%) SAP
2 123 (14.06%) Microsoft
3 46 (5.26%) Oracle
4 27 (3.09%) Tableau
5 25 (2.86%) Citrix
6 22 (2.51%) VMware
7 17 (1.94%) Google
8 14 (1.60%) HP
9 11 (1.26%) iManage
10 9 (1.03%) Cisco
10 9 (1.03%) Cognos
11 8 (0.91%) Intapp
12 7 (0.80%) Apple
12 7 (0.80%) Capita
12 7 (0.80%) Informatica
12 7 (0.80%) Teradata
13 6 (0.69%) LexisNexis
13 6 (0.69%) Splunk
14 5 (0.57%) Ivanti
14 5 (0.57%) ServiceNow