Period
to 21 May 2019

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 21 May 2019.

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
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 18 19 13
Rank change year-on-year +1 -6 -5
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 731 785 1,109
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 12.00% 11.09% 14.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.44% 11.43% 14.83%
Number of salaries quoted 561 628 932
Manchester median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £56,250 £57,500
North West median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14% -

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 5,876 6,866 7,476
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.44% 96.99% 97.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4,648 5,739 6,348
Manchester median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.11% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £72,055 £67,500 £63,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -

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 21 May 2019.

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 21 May 2019. 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
Stockport +4 30 £50,000 +51.52% 2
Salford -20 23 £24,500 -30.00% 4
Bury +16 15 £22,500 +2.27% 3
Bolton +4 11 £38,250 +2.00% 4
Altrincham -12 11 £22,000 -12.00% 2
Cheadle -8 6 £25,500 -36.25% 3
Oldham +12 5 £28,000 +14.29% 1
Wigan +5 2 £28,250 +21.51% 3
Rochdale +3 2 £37,500 -16.67% 1
Sale +1 1 £27,500 +10.00%
Analyst
North West

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

For the 6 months to 21 May 2019, 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.

1 202 (27.63%) Finance
2 192 (26.27%) Agile Software Development
3 176 (24.08%) SQL
4 142 (19.43%) Windows
5 140 (19.15%) Microsoft
6 126 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
7 118 (16.14%) Problem-Solving
8 113 (15.46%) Business Analysis
9 102 (13.95%) Business Intelligence
10 94 (12.86%) Analytics
11 87 (11.90%) Degree
12 85 (11.63%) ITIL
13 79 (10.81%) Active Directory
14 71 (9.71%) User Experience
15 70 (9.58%) Use Case
16 65 (8.89%) Marketing
17 64 (8.76%) Microsoft Office
17 64 (8.76%) User Stories
18 62 (8.48%) SAP
19 61 (8.34%) Information Security
19 61 (8.34%) Stakeholder Management
19 61 (8.34%) Mentoring
20 60 (8.21%) Legal
20 60 (8.21%) Microsoft Excel
21 58 (7.93%) Change Management
21 58 (7.93%) QA
22 56 (7.66%) Workflow
22 56 (7.66%) ERP
22 56 (7.66%) SLA
23 55 (7.52%) Management Information System

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 26 (3.56%) SharePoint
2 23 (3.15%) MS Exchange
3 15 (2.05%) Confluence
4 7 (0.96%) Alfresco
4 7 (0.96%) IBM Notes
4 7 (0.96%) Skype for Business
5 6 (0.82%) CMS
6 5 (0.68%) IIS
6 5 (0.68%) SAS
7 4 (0.55%) NetWeaver
8 3 (0.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.14%) OpenROAD
Applications
1 64 (8.76%) Microsoft Office
2 60 (8.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 40 (5.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 25 (3.42%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.14%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 21 (2.87%) SAP ERP
2 19 (2.60%) SAP SD
3 8 (1.09%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (0.96%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 7 (0.96%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (0.96%) Oracle ERP
5 5 (0.68%) Payment Gateway
5 5 (0.68%) SAP BPC
5 5 (0.68%) SAP CO
5 5 (0.68%) SAP FI
5 5 (0.68%) SAP FI/CO
6 4 (0.55%) SAP MM
7 3 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.27%) NetSuite
8 2 (0.27%) Oracle 11i
8 2 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.27%) Oracle SCM
9 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.14%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 39 (5.34%) Power Platform
2 33 (4.51%) Office 365
3 24 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (2.05%) SaaS
5 11 (1.50%) Google Analytics
6 10 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (0.96%) Google Tag Manager
8 5 (0.68%) Adobe Analytics
8 5 (0.68%) AdWords
9 4 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.41%) Algolia
10 3 (0.41%) Firebase
10 3 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.41%) IaaS
10 3 (0.41%) PaaS
11 2 (0.27%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.27%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (0.27%) Serverless
12 1 (0.14%) FinancialForce
12 1 (0.14%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 37 (5.06%) Network Security
1 37 (5.06%) TCP/IP
2 28 (3.83%) Wi-Fi
3 25 (3.42%) DNS
4 21 (2.87%) DHCP
5 18 (2.46%) Firewall
5 18 (2.46%) LAN
5 18 (2.46%) WAN
6 17 (2.33%) Broadband
6 17 (2.33%) VPN
7 16 (2.19%) Wireless
8 15 (2.05%) Internet
9 12 (1.64%) VoIP
10 8 (1.09%) Skype
11 6 (0.82%) MPLS
12 5 (0.68%) SAN
13 4 (0.55%) Intrusion Detection
14 3 (0.41%) Cisco IOS
14 3 (0.41%) IP Telephony
15 2 (0.27%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (7.25%) SQL Server
2 52 (7.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 39 (5.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 38 (5.20%) Power BI
5 30 (4.10%) Data Warehouse
6 17 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 14 (1.92%) Crystal Reports
8 13 (1.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 12 (1.64%) Oracle ODI
9 12 (1.64%) QlikView
10 11 (1.50%) BusinessObjects
10 11 (1.50%) Oracle BI EE
11 9 (1.23%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
11 9 (1.23%) Data Mining
12 7 (0.96%) Qlik Sense
12 7 (0.96%) SAP HANA
13 6 (0.82%) Big Data
13 6 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
14 5 (0.68%) PowerPivot
14 5 (0.68%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 34 (4.65%) JIRA
2 20 (2.74%) Selenium
3 13 (1.78%) Cucumber
4 10 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (1.09%) Jenkins
6 6 (0.82%) SoapUI
6 6 (0.82%) WebDriver
7 5 (0.68%) JUnit
7 5 (0.68%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (0.41%) Protractor
8 3 (0.41%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.41%) Zephyr
9 2 (0.27%) JMeter
9 2 (0.27%) Metasploit
9 2 (0.27%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (0.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.14%) Fiddler
10 1 (0.14%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.14%) TestNG
General
1 202 (27.63%) Finance
2 65 (8.89%) Marketing
3 60 (8.21%) Legal
4 52 (7.11%) Retail
5 35 (4.79%) Telecoms
6 30 (4.10%) Law
7 27 (3.69%) Manufacturing
8 16 (2.19%) Electronics
9 12 (1.64%) Banking
10 11 (1.50%) Billing
11 10 (1.37%) French Language
12 8 (1.09%) Games
12 8 (1.09%) German Language
13 7 (0.96%) Automotive
13 7 (0.96%) Italian Language
13 7 (0.96%) Portuguese Language
13 7 (0.96%) Spanish Language
14 5 (0.68%) Retail Banking
15 4 (0.55%) Advertising
15 4 (0.55%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (3.28%) XML
2 20 (2.74%) Web Services
3 17 (2.33%) HTML
4 11 (1.50%) SOAP
5 10 (1.37%) .NET
6 9 (1.23%) Apache Flex
6 9 (1.23%) Gherkin
6 9 (1.23%) Software Packaging
7 8 (1.09%) XMPP
8 7 (0.96%) CSS
9 4 (0.55%) JSON
10 3 (0.41%) J2EE
10 3 (0.41%) WSDL
11 2 (0.27%) ASP.NET
11 2 (0.27%) Oracle Fusion
12 1 (0.14%) ODBC
12 1 (0.14%) REST
12 1 (0.14%) Spring
12 1 (0.14%) Swagger
12 1 (0.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 126 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
2 71 (9.71%) User Experience
3 55 (7.52%) Management Information System
4 42 (5.75%) Self-Motivation
5 26 (3.56%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 14 (1.92%) Mobile App
6 14 (1.92%) Replication
6 14 (1.92%) Smart Meter
7 13 (1.78%) Fintech
8 11 (1.50%) Blackberry
9 10 (1.37%) iPhone
10 9 (1.23%) Client/Server
11 8 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (0.68%) Data Centre
12 5 (0.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 5 (0.68%) Driving Licence
12 5 (0.68%) Fat Client
12 5 (0.68%) Thin Client
13 4 (0.55%) Social Media
13 4 (0.55%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 142 (19.43%) Windows
2 51 (6.98%) Linux
3 37 (5.06%) Windows 10
4 35 (4.79%) Windows 7
5 30 (4.10%) Windows Server
6 19 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (2.46%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (0.96%) Apple iOS
8 7 (0.96%) Unix
9 6 (0.82%) Android
10 4 (0.55%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.14%) Kali Linux
11 1 (0.14%) VMS
11 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (26.27%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (16.14%) Problem-Solving
3 113 (15.46%) Business Analysis
4 102 (13.95%) Business Intelligence
5 94 (12.86%) Analytics
6 85 (11.63%) ITIL
7 70 (9.58%) Use Case
8 64 (8.76%) User Stories
9 61 (8.34%) Information Security
9 61 (8.34%) Mentoring
9 61 (8.34%) Stakeholder Management
10 58 (7.93%) Change Management
11 56 (7.66%) ERP
11 56 (7.66%) Workflow
12 49 (6.70%) Wireframes
13 48 (6.57%) Scrum
14 47 (6.43%) Project Management
15 45 (6.16%) CRM
15 45 (6.16%) Customer-Centricity
16 43 (5.88%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 176 (24.08%) SQL
2 23 (3.15%) PowerShell
3 17 (2.33%) T-SQL
4 15 (2.05%) Python
5 10 (1.37%) VBA
6 9 (1.23%) C
6 9 (1.23%) Java
7 8 (1.09%) C#
7 8 (1.09%) JavaScript
7 8 (1.09%) R
8 5 (0.68%) Go
8 5 (0.68%) MATLAB
8 5 (0.68%) PL/SQL
9 3 (0.41%) VB
10 2 (0.27%) Ruby
10 2 (0.27%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.14%) Perl
11 1 (0.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 87 (11.90%) Degree
2 39 (5.34%) CISSP
3 28 (3.83%) ISTQB
4 26 (3.56%) CREST Certified
4 26 (3.56%) SANS
5 21 (2.87%) ITIL Certification
6 16 (2.19%) ISEB
7 11 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (1.37%) CISA
8 10 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 10 (1.37%) Security Cleared
9 9 (1.23%) CISM
10 8 (1.09%) Computer Science Degree
11 7 (0.96%) GIAC
12 6 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (0.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 6 (0.82%) MCSA
12 6 (0.82%) MCTS
12 6 (0.82%) SC Cleared
13 5 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (7.93%) QA
2 56 (7.66%) SLA
3 53 (7.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 41 (5.61%) GDPR
5 37 (5.06%) PCI DSS
6 13 (1.78%) PMO
7 8 (1.09%) Data Quality
8 6 (0.82%) COBIT
9 4 (0.55%) Cyber Essentials
10 2 (0.27%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.14%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 79 (10.81%) Active Directory
2 44 (6.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.96%) vSphere
4 5 (0.68%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.41%) Terminal Server
6 2 (0.27%) MetaFrame
6 2 (0.27%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.14%) Docker
7 1 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (1.50%) HP ALM
2 7 (0.96%) Cisco CUCM
3 6 (0.82%) SCCM
4 3 (0.41%) AirWatch
4 3 (0.41%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (0.41%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (0.27%) SCOM
5 2 (0.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.14%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.14%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 140 (19.15%) Microsoft
2 62 (8.48%) SAP
3 50 (6.84%) VMware
4 49 (6.70%) Cisco
5 38 (5.20%) Tableau
6 30 (4.10%) Oracle
7 19 (2.60%) HP
8 17 (2.33%) Cognos
9 15 (2.05%) Informatica
10 12 (1.64%) Citrix
11 11 (1.50%) Apple
11 11 (1.50%) Google
12 10 (1.37%) Adobe
12 10 (1.37%) IBM
12 10 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
13 9 (1.23%) WorldPay
14 8 (1.09%) Remedy
15 7 (0.96%) Lotus
15 7 (0.96%) ServiceNow
15 7 (0.96%) Sitecore