Period
to 22 July 2018

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £39,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 22 July 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 13 10
Rank change year-on-year -3 -3 +4
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 865 1,168 1,086
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 11.93% 14.13% 15.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.33% 14.48% 15.69%
Number of salaries quoted 705 922 963
Manchester median annual salary £39,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.43% - -4.11%
10th Percentile £22,100 £22,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
North West median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -1.41%

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 7,013 8,064 6,922
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.69% 97.57% 97.80%
Number of salaries quoted 5,876 6,790 5,864
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £64,750 £63,250
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 22 July 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 22 July 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
Stockport +1 53 £34,000 -7.48% 8
Salford +3 30 £35,000 +9.38% 6
Bolton +1 27 £37,500 +7.14%
Wigan +5 22 £25,000 +8.70% 2
Bury -4 20 £22,000 -32.31% 5
Rochdale +5 19 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Altrincham -1 14 £32,000 +25.49% 4
Cheadle +9 13 £32,500 +21.50% 1
Oldham +23 8 £30,000 +4.35%
Sale +2 3 £25,000 -34.21%
Heywood -1 1 £36,500 +73.81%
Analyst
North West

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 267 (30.87%) Agile Software Development
2 194 (22.43%) SQL
3 167 (19.31%) Finance
4 152 (17.57%) Microsoft
5 144 (16.65%) Business Analysis
6 117 (13.53%) Analytical Skills
7 112 (12.95%) Stakeholder Management
8 108 (12.49%) ITIL
9 104 (12.02%) Windows
10 97 (11.21%) Problem-Solving
11 95 (10.98%) SAP
12 91 (10.52%) Degree
13 81 (9.36%) Business Intelligence
13 81 (9.36%) Scrum
14 72 (8.32%) ERP
15 71 (8.21%) Retail
16 69 (7.98%) SDLC
17 68 (7.86%) QA
18 67 (7.75%) Microsoft Excel
18 67 (7.75%) Test Automation
19 66 (7.63%) Active Directory
20 64 (7.40%) User Stories
21 63 (7.28%) Manufacturing
22 60 (6.94%) User Acceptance Testing
23 58 (6.71%) Waterfall
24 56 (6.47%) Marketing
24 56 (6.47%) VMware
25 54 (6.24%) JIRA
26 53 (6.13%) Cisco
27 51 (5.90%) Translating Business Requirements

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 27 (3.12%) MS Exchange
2 15 (1.73%) SharePoint
3 14 (1.62%) Alfresco
4 12 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (1.16%) Confluence
6 9 (1.04%) SAS
7 7 (0.81%) Apache Spark
8 5 (0.58%) CMS
8 5 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (0.46%) IIS
9 4 (0.46%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.46%) WordPress
10 3 (0.35%) MS Project Server
11 2 (0.23%) Apache
11 2 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.23%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.23%) Skype for Business
12 1 (0.12%) OpenEdge
12 1 (0.12%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.12%) WebLogic
Applications
1 67 (7.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 50 (5.78%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (1.73%) MS Visio
4 13 (1.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (0.92%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.46%) SPSS
7 3 (0.35%) Stata
8 2 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 32 (3.70%) SAP SD
2 30 (3.47%) SAP ERP
3 14 (1.62%) Dynamics CRM
4 11 (1.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 10 (1.16%) SAP MM
6 9 (1.04%) Dynamics NAV
7 8 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
8 7 (0.81%) SAP PP
9 6 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
9 6 (0.69%) SAP APO
10 4 (0.46%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 3 (0.35%) Demantra
11 3 (0.35%) Northgate Housing
11 3 (0.35%) Oracle ASCP
11 3 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
11 3 (0.35%) Oracle Payables
11 3 (0.35%) SAP CO
11 3 (0.35%) SAP FI
11 3 (0.35%) SAP S/4HANA
11 3 (0.35%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 38 (4.39%) Office 365
2 24 (2.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (2.08%) SaaS
4 6 (0.69%) Google Analytics
5 5 (0.58%) Adobe Analytics
5 5 (0.58%) AdWords
5 5 (0.58%) Dynamics 365
5 5 (0.58%) GitHub
6 3 (0.35%) BlazeMeter
6 3 (0.35%) Slack
7 2 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.23%) Google Tag Manager
7 2 (0.23%) IaaS
7 2 (0.23%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.12%) G Suite
8 1 (0.12%) Zapier
Communications & Networking
1 38 (4.39%) Firewall
2 17 (1.97%) Internet
3 16 (1.85%) SAN
4 15 (1.73%) Broadband
5 11 (1.27%) Network Security
5 11 (1.27%) SMS
6 9 (1.04%) VoIP
6 9 (1.04%) Wireless
7 8 (0.92%) LAN
8 7 (0.81%) VPN
9 6 (0.69%) DNS
9 6 (0.69%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (0.69%) Remote Desktop
9 6 (0.69%) WAN
10 5 (0.58%) Skype
10 5 (0.58%) TCP/IP
10 5 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (0.46%) DHCP
12 3 (0.35%) Ethernet
12 3 (0.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (5.90%) SQL Server
2 25 (2.89%) Power BI
3 23 (2.66%) Data Warehouse
3 23 (2.66%) Relational Database
3 23 (2.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (1.85%) QlikView
6 12 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
6 12 (1.39%) Crystal Reports
7 11 (1.27%) Big Data
7 11 (1.27%) Oracle Database
7 11 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
8 9 (1.04%) Looker
8 9 (1.04%) Oracle Database 10g
8 9 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (0.92%) Hadoop
9 8 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
9 8 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (0.92%) SQL Server 2014
9 8 (0.92%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 54 (6.24%) JIRA
2 41 (4.74%) Selenium
3 18 (2.08%) WebDriver
4 17 (1.97%) Cucumber
4 17 (1.97%) JMeter
5 15 (1.73%) SoapUI
5 15 (1.73%) Visual Studio
6 12 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (1.04%) Visual Studio Team System
8 8 (0.92%) Ranorex
8 8 (0.92%) TeamCity
9 5 (0.58%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (0.46%) SpecFlow
11 3 (0.35%) LoadRunner
11 3 (0.35%) MSTest
11 3 (0.35%) Robot Framework
11 3 (0.35%) Telerik Test Studio
12 2 (0.23%) Git (software)
12 2 (0.23%) Jenkins
12 2 (0.23%) TestRail
General
1 167 (19.31%) Finance
2 71 (8.21%) Retail
3 63 (7.28%) Manufacturing
4 56 (6.47%) Marketing
5 43 (4.97%) Telecoms
6 30 (3.47%) Legal
7 23 (2.66%) Banking
8 19 (2.20%) Automotive
9 16 (1.85%) Electronics
10 11 (1.27%) Law
11 9 (1.04%) Back Office
11 9 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
12 8 (0.92%) Publishing
13 6 (0.69%) Games
14 3 (0.35%) Advertising
14 3 (0.35%) Billing
14 3 (0.35%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.35%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.23%) General Ledger
15 2 (0.23%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (3.35%) .NET
2 20 (2.31%) HTML
2 20 (2.31%) XML
3 19 (2.20%) SOAP
4 12 (1.39%) Web Services
5 9 (1.04%) CSS
6 8 (0.92%) Gherkin
7 7 (0.81%) ASP.NET
8 6 (0.69%) .NET Framework
8 6 (0.69%) cXML
8 6 (0.69%) JSON
8 6 (0.69%) REST
9 4 (0.46%) MDX
9 4 (0.46%) Middleware
10 3 (0.35%) EDI
10 3 (0.35%) Java EE
11 2 (0.23%) KML
11 2 (0.23%) Mason
11 2 (0.23%) RESTful
11 2 (0.23%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 117 (13.53%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (4.51%) Self-Motivation
3 31 (3.58%) User Experience
4 28 (3.24%) Management Information System
5 22 (2.54%) FMCG
6 13 (1.50%) Computer Science
6 13 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (1.50%) Mobile App
7 9 (1.04%) Greenfield Project
8 8 (0.92%) Data Centre
9 7 (0.81%) Client/Server
9 7 (0.81%) Data Structures
9 7 (0.81%) PMI
10 5 (0.58%) Driving Licence
10 5 (0.58%) Fintech
10 5 (0.58%) Life Science
10 5 (0.58%) LIMS
11 4 (0.46%) AS400
11 4 (0.46%) HP Storage
11 4 (0.46%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 104 (12.02%) Windows
2 36 (4.16%) Windows Server
3 25 (2.89%) Windows 7
4 23 (2.66%) Linux
4 23 (2.66%) Windows 10
5 22 (2.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (1.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (0.58%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.46%) Android
8 4 (0.46%) Solaris
8 4 (0.46%) Unix
9 3 (0.35%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.23%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 267 (30.87%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (16.65%) Business Analysis
3 112 (12.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 108 (12.49%) ITIL
5 97 (11.21%) Problem-Solving
6 81 (9.36%) Business Intelligence
6 81 (9.36%) Scrum
7 72 (8.32%) ERP
8 69 (7.98%) SDLC
9 67 (7.75%) Test Automation
10 64 (7.40%) User Stories
11 60 (6.94%) User Acceptance Testing
12 58 (6.71%) Waterfall
13 51 (5.90%) Translating Business Requirements
14 50 (5.78%) Data Analysis
15 48 (5.55%) Change Management
15 48 (5.55%) CRM
16 46 (5.32%) Analytics
17 45 (5.20%) Test Scripting
18 44 (5.09%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 194 (22.43%) SQL
2 50 (5.78%) C#
3 33 (3.82%) JavaScript
4 29 (3.35%) T-SQL
5 21 (2.43%) Python
6 17 (1.97%) Java
7 13 (1.50%) C
8 12 (1.39%) ABAP
9 9 (1.04%) Ruby
9 9 (1.04%) VBA
10 6 (0.69%) PowerShell
11 5 (0.58%) PHP
11 5 (0.58%) R
12 4 (0.46%) Objective-C
12 4 (0.46%) VB
13 3 (0.35%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.35%) C++
14 2 (0.23%) Apex Code
14 2 (0.23%) Perl
14 2 (0.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 91 (10.52%) Degree
2 33 (3.82%) ISEB
3 25 (2.89%) Network+ Certification
4 24 (2.77%) ISTQB
5 20 (2.31%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (1.85%) CISSP
7 14 (1.62%) MCSA
8 12 (1.39%) CCNA
8 12 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (1.39%) MCP
8 12 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 11 (1.27%) Security Cleared
10 10 (1.16%) IIBA
11 8 (0.92%) MCSE
12 7 (0.81%) PMI Certification
13 6 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 5 (0.58%) BC Cleared
14 5 (0.58%) CREST Certified
14 5 (0.58%) DBS Check
14 5 (0.58%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (7.86%) QA
2 34 (3.93%) PMO
3 26 (3.01%) SLA
4 20 (2.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (1.27%) Data Quality
6 10 (1.16%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.69%) GDPR
8 5 (0.58%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.35%) PSD2
10 2 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials
10 2 (0.23%) GAAP
11 1 (0.12%) Actionable Recommendations
11 1 (0.12%) IFRS
11 1 (0.12%) IFRS 9
11 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 66 (7.63%) Active Directory
2 30 (3.47%) Hyper-V
3 27 (3.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (1.27%) Virtual Servers
5 6 (0.69%) Docker
6 5 (0.58%) XenApp
7 2 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.12%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.12%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.12%) NFS
8 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.12%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.12%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (1.50%) SCCM
2 7 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (0.69%) Ansible
3 6 (0.69%) Kubernetes
4 4 (0.46%) Single Sign-On
4 4 (0.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.23%) Icinga
5 2 (0.23%) Kibana
5 2 (0.23%) Nagios
5 2 (0.23%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.23%) SCVMM
5 2 (0.23%) SmoothWall
6 1 (0.12%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.12%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.12%) Nexpose
6 1 (0.12%) QRadar
6 1 (0.12%) SCOM
6 1 (0.12%) SnapVault
6 1 (0.12%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 152 (17.57%) Microsoft
2 95 (10.98%) SAP
3 56 (6.47%) VMware
4 53 (6.13%) Cisco
5 41 (4.74%) Oracle
6 31 (3.58%) Citrix
7 25 (2.89%) Fortinet
8 24 (2.77%) Tableau
9 21 (2.43%) Huawei
10 19 (2.20%) Salesforce.com
11 13 (1.50%) Capita
12 12 (1.39%) Adobe
13 11 (1.27%) Google
14 10 (1.16%) HP
15 8 (0.92%) New Relic
16 7 (0.81%) Cognos
17 6 (0.69%) WorldPay
18 5 (0.58%) Apple
18 5 (0.58%) Avaya
18 5 (0.58%) IBM