Period
to 22 April 2018

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £39,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 22 April 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 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 14 8
Rank change year-on-year -5 -6 +6
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 825 1,067 1,094
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 11.11% 13.87% 16.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.47% 14.29% 16.79%
Number of salaries quoted 671 896 929
Manchester median annual salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
North West median annual salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +8.57% - +1.45%

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 7,194 7,468 6,517
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.84% 97.09% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 6,052 6,371 5,463
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +10.67%
10th Percentile £26,275 £25,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%

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 April 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 April 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 -3 40 £33,250 -5.00% 4
Rochdale +3 25 £42,500 -5.56%
Altrincham -2 22 £25,000 +16.28%
Bolton -11 22 £37,500 +22.95% 4
Cheadle +7 19 £40,000 +53.85% 7
Bury -6 18 £24,000 -20.00% 1
Salford -9 11 £35,000 +11.11% 3
Wigan -1 10 £25,000 +8.70%
Oldham +27 4 £24,500 -22.83%
Sale +10 4 £25,000 -39.76%
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 April 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.

1 248 (30.06%) Agile Software Development
2 169 (20.48%) SQL
3 159 (19.27%) Finance
4 137 (16.61%) SAP
5 134 (16.24%) Business Analysis
6 119 (14.42%) Microsoft
7 116 (14.06%) Analytical Skills
8 104 (12.61%) Stakeholder Management
8 104 (12.61%) ITIL
9 93 (11.27%) QA
9 93 (11.27%) Problem-Solving
10 89 (10.79%) Windows
10 89 (10.79%) Business Intelligence
11 75 (9.09%) Degree
11 75 (9.09%) SDLC
11 75 (9.09%) Analytics
12 71 (8.61%) Data Analysis
13 69 (8.36%) Manufacturing
14 68 (8.24%) Microsoft Excel
15 67 (8.12%) SQL Server
16 65 (7.88%) Test Automation
17 63 (7.64%) E-Commerce
17 63 (7.64%) ERP
18 59 (7.15%) Scrum
19 58 (7.03%) Active Directory
20 57 (6.91%) Logistics
21 55 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
22 53 (6.42%) Retail
23 52 (6.30%) User Acceptance Testing
24 51 (6.18%) User Stories

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 29 (3.52%) SAS
2 16 (1.94%) MS Exchange
3 13 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2013
3 13 (1.58%) SharePoint
4 10 (1.21%) IIS
5 7 (0.85%) Apache Spark
6 6 (0.73%) CMS
7 5 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.36%) Confluence
9 2 (0.24%) Apache
10 1 (0.12%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.12%) OpenEdge
10 1 (0.12%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.12%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.12%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.12%) WebLogic
Applications
1 68 (8.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 55 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (2.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (1.33%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.97%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 38 (4.61%) SAP ERP
2 28 (3.39%) SAP SD
3 25 (3.03%) SAP APO
4 15 (1.82%) SAP MM
5 12 (1.45%) SAP PP
6 9 (1.09%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 7 (0.85%) Carpe Diem
7 7 (0.85%) Elite 3E
7 7 (0.85%) SAP QM
8 5 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
8 5 (0.61%) NetSuite
8 5 (0.61%) Visualfiles
9 4 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
10 3 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
10 3 (0.36%) SAP CO
10 3 (0.36%) SAP FI
10 3 (0.36%) SAP InfiniteInsight
11 2 (0.24%) JDE EnterpriseOne
11 2 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
11 2 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 29 (3.52%) Office 365
2 23 (2.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (2.06%) SaaS
4 13 (1.58%) Google Analytics
5 5 (0.61%) GitHub
5 5 (0.61%) OneDrive
6 3 (0.36%) BlazeMeter
6 3 (0.36%) G Suite
7 2 (0.24%) Adobe Analytics
7 2 (0.24%) AdWords
7 2 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (0.12%) Akamai
8 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.12%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.67%) Firewall
2 21 (2.55%) Internet
3 15 (1.82%) Broadband
4 14 (1.70%) WAN
5 10 (1.21%) VPN
6 9 (1.09%) SAN
7 8 (0.97%) NAS
7 8 (0.97%) TCP/IP
7 8 (0.97%) Wireless
8 7 (0.85%) DNS
9 6 (0.73%) DHCP
9 6 (0.73%) LAN
9 6 (0.73%) Remote Desktop
9 6 (0.73%) VoIP
10 5 (0.61%) Ethernet
11 3 (0.36%) ADSL
11 3 (0.36%) HTTP
11 3 (0.36%) Sourcefire
12 2 (0.24%) WLAN
13 1 (0.12%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (8.12%) SQL Server
2 47 (5.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 36 (4.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 31 (3.76%) Power BI
5 28 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
6 21 (2.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 20 (2.42%) QlikView
8 16 (1.94%) Big Data
9 13 (1.58%) Base SAS
10 12 (1.45%) Oracle Database
10 12 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
10 12 (1.45%) Relational Database
11 11 (1.33%) PowerPivot
12 10 (1.21%) BusinessObjects
12 10 (1.21%) Hadoop
13 9 (1.09%) Data Mining
14 8 (0.97%) Crystal Reports
14 8 (0.97%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 8 (0.97%) Oracle Database 12c
14 8 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 37 (4.48%) JIRA
1 37 (4.48%) Selenium
2 19 (2.30%) WebDriver
3 16 (1.94%) Cucumber
4 12 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (1.21%) SoapUI
5 10 (1.21%) Visual Studio Team System
6 8 (0.97%) Ranorex
6 8 (0.97%) Visual Studio
7 7 (0.85%) JMeter
7 7 (0.85%) TeamCity
8 4 (0.48%) MSTest
9 3 (0.36%) Bugzilla
9 3 (0.36%) LoadRunner
9 3 (0.36%) Robot Framework
9 3 (0.36%) SpecFlow
9 3 (0.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 3 (0.36%) Telerik Test Studio
10 2 (0.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.24%) Oracle Forms
General
1 159 (19.27%) Finance
2 69 (8.36%) Manufacturing
3 53 (6.42%) Retail
4 40 (4.85%) Legal
5 39 (4.73%) Marketing
6 31 (3.76%) Telecoms
7 28 (3.39%) Banking
8 18 (2.18%) Electronics
9 15 (1.82%) Automotive
9 15 (1.82%) Law
10 9 (1.09%) Games
10 9 (1.09%) International Banking
11 7 (0.85%) Back Office
12 6 (0.73%) Advertising
13 4 (0.48%) Billing
13 4 (0.48%) Front Office
13 4 (0.48%) German Language
14 2 (0.24%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.12%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (4.36%) .NET
2 13 (1.58%) Web Services
3 12 (1.45%) HTML
3 12 (1.45%) XML
4 10 (1.21%) SOAP
5 9 (1.09%) Gherkin
6 8 (0.97%) CSS
6 8 (0.97%) EDI
6 8 (0.97%) SAP Basis
7 6 (0.73%) cXML
8 5 (0.61%) IDoc
9 4 (0.48%) ASP.NET
9 4 (0.48%) CGI
9 4 (0.48%) ODBC
10 3 (0.36%) .NET Framework
10 3 (0.36%) Java EE
11 2 (0.24%) Laravel
11 2 (0.24%) Middleware
11 2 (0.24%) Symfony
12 1 (0.12%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 116 (14.06%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (3.88%) FMCG
3 20 (2.42%) Data Centre
3 20 (2.42%) PMI
4 19 (2.30%) Computer Science
5 18 (2.18%) Mobile App
5 18 (2.18%) Self-Motivation
6 16 (1.94%) User Experience
7 12 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (1.45%) Management Information System
8 11 (1.33%) Credit Risk
9 10 (1.21%) Greenfield Project
10 5 (0.61%) Fintech
11 4 (0.48%) Chip and PIN
11 4 (0.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 4 (0.48%) HP Storage
12 3 (0.36%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.36%) Driving Licence
12 3 (0.36%) Security Operations Centre
12 3 (0.36%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 89 (10.79%) Windows
2 46 (5.58%) Windows Server
3 23 (2.79%) Windows 7
4 15 (1.82%) Windows 10
4 15 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (1.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (1.58%) Linux
7 12 (1.45%) Apple iOS
8 10 (1.21%) Android
9 5 (0.61%) Unix
10 4 (0.48%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.36%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.24%) Solaris
13 1 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 248 (30.06%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (16.24%) Business Analysis
3 104 (12.61%) ITIL
3 104 (12.61%) Stakeholder Management
4 93 (11.27%) Problem-Solving
5 89 (10.79%) Business Intelligence
6 75 (9.09%) Analytics
6 75 (9.09%) SDLC
7 71 (8.61%) Data Analysis
8 65 (7.88%) Test Automation
9 63 (7.64%) E-Commerce
9 63 (7.64%) ERP
10 59 (7.15%) Scrum
11 57 (6.91%) Logistics
12 52 (6.30%) User Acceptance Testing
13 51 (6.18%) Translating Business Requirements
13 51 (6.18%) User Stories
14 47 (5.70%) Waterfall
15 45 (5.45%) Project Management
16 43 (5.21%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 169 (20.48%) SQL
2 44 (5.33%) C#
2 44 (5.33%) T-SQL
3 38 (4.61%) ABAP
4 36 (4.36%) Java
5 30 (3.64%) Python
6 28 (3.39%) JavaScript
7 20 (2.42%) VBA
8 14 (1.70%) Ruby
9 13 (1.58%) VB.NET
10 9 (1.09%) C
10 9 (1.09%) C++
10 9 (1.09%) PHP
10 9 (1.09%) PowerShell
10 9 (1.09%) R
11 5 (0.61%) PL/SQL
12 4 (0.48%) Objective-C
12 4 (0.48%) VB
12 4 (0.48%) VBScript
13 3 (0.36%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 75 (9.09%) Degree
2 26 (3.15%) ISTQB
3 22 (2.67%) ISEB
4 20 (2.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (2.42%) PMI Certification
5 19 (2.30%) ITIL Certification
6 16 (1.94%) MCSA
6 16 (1.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 15 (1.82%) MCP
8 14 (1.70%) CISSP
9 12 (1.45%) SAS Certification
10 10 (1.21%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (1.09%) CCNA
11 9 (1.09%) Network+ Certification
12 8 (0.97%) MCSE
13 7 (0.85%) CISM
13 7 (0.85%) Computer Science Degree
13 7 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 7 (0.85%) Security Cleared
14 5 (0.61%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (11.27%) QA
2 47 (5.70%) PMO
3 20 (2.42%) SLA
4 15 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.73%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.61%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.48%) GDPR
8 1 (0.12%) FIPS 140-2
8 1 (0.12%) GAAP
System Software
1 58 (7.03%) Active Directory
2 31 (3.76%) Hyper-V
3 13 (1.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.97%) Docker
5 4 (0.48%) Terminal Services
5 4 (0.48%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (0.36%) Snort
7 2 (0.24%) XenApp
8 1 (0.12%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.12%) vSphere
8 1 (0.12%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (1.58%) SCCM
2 8 (0.97%) Data Guard
2 8 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (0.97%) Kubernetes
3 7 (0.85%) Ansible
4 5 (0.61%) HP ALM
5 4 (0.48%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (0.36%) Trend Micro Deep Security
7 2 (0.24%) Icinga
7 2 (0.24%) Kibana
7 2 (0.24%) Nagios
8 1 (0.12%) Ganglia
8 1 (0.12%) Nessus
8 1 (0.12%) Netcool
8 1 (0.12%) Nexpose
8 1 (0.12%) Nmap
8 1 (0.12%) QRadar
8 1 (0.12%) SCOM
8 1 (0.12%) WSUS
Vendors
1 137 (16.61%) SAP
2 119 (14.42%) Microsoft
3 36 (4.36%) VMware
4 35 (4.24%) Oracle
5 29 (3.52%) Citrix
6 27 (3.27%) Cisco
7 19 (2.30%) Tableau
8 18 (2.18%) Google
9 13 (1.58%) Salesforce.com
10 11 (1.33%) HP
11 9 (1.09%) Capita
11 9 (1.09%) Fortinet
12 7 (0.85%) Informatica
12 7 (0.85%) WorldPay
13 6 (0.73%) Apple
13 6 (0.73%) iManage
13 6 (0.73%) Progress
13 6 (0.73%) Teradata
14 5 (0.61%) Cognos
14 5 (0.61%) Sage