Period
to 13 April 2021

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £41,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 13 April 2021.

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
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 29 21 14
Rank change year-on-year -8 -7 +3
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 281 466 742
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 7.57% 9.50% 11.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.88% 9.89% 12.32%
Number of salaries quoted 243 326 592
10th Percentile £24,600 £22,375 £21,750
25th Percentile £31,000 £28,500 £30,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £41,500 £40,000 £41,125
Median % change year-on-year +3.75% -2.74% +2.81%
75th Percentile £50,000 £51,250 £48,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
North West median annual salary £37,501 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +0.00% -6.25% +6.67%

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 3,564 4,711 6,024
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.01% 96.01% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 3,073 3,816 4,924
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £26,250
25th Percentile £38,125 £36,750 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
Median % change year-on-year - +7.53% +3.33%
75th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £72,500
North West median annual salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% +4.65%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Manchester

Analyst
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Analyst in Manchester.

Salary trend for Analyst in Manchester

Analyst
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing Analyst in Manchester over the 6 months to 13 April 2021.

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 13 April 2021. 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 +19 9 £28,500 -45.71% 4
Salford +14 4 £29,000 -10.77% 2
Bury 0 4 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Altrincham -9 4 £34,000 -9.33%
Oldham - 3 £50,000 -
Cheadle +5 2 £34,836 -15.03% 2
Rochdale -2 2 £29,088 +3.89%
Bolton -6 1 £27,500 -21.43%
Analyst
North West

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

For the 6 months to 13 April 2021, 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 73 (25.98%) Microsoft
1 73 (25.98%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (22.42%) SQL
3 54 (19.22%) Analytical Skills
4 53 (18.86%) Finance
5 47 (16.73%) Problem-Solving
6 44 (15.66%) Business Intelligence
7 43 (15.30%) Power Platform
8 42 (14.95%) Requirements Gathering
9 40 (14.23%) Microsoft Excel
9 40 (14.23%) Power BI
10 35 (12.46%) Stakeholder Management
11 32 (11.39%) Microsoft Office
12 30 (10.68%) Windows
13 29 (10.32%) Microsoft 365
14 28 (9.96%) Business Analysis
15 26 (9.25%) Workshop Facilitation
16 25 (8.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 25 (8.90%) Analytics
17 24 (8.54%) Cybersecurity
17 24 (8.54%) Visualisation
18 23 (8.19%) SQL Server
19 22 (7.83%) QA
19 22 (7.83%) User Stories
20 21 (7.47%) Law
20 21 (7.47%) Decision-Making
21 20 (7.12%) Data Analysis
21 20 (7.12%) Data Warehouse
21 20 (7.12%) Azure
22 19 (6.76%) Test Automation

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 4 (1.42%) Confluence
1 4 (1.42%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.36%) CMS
2 1 (0.36%) IIS
2 1 (0.36%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 40 (14.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 32 (11.39%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (3.56%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.36%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (2.49%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.71%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.71%) iTrent
3 2 (0.71%) SAP MM
3 2 (0.71%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.36%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.36%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.36%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.36%) SAP WM
4 1 (0.36%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.36%) Veritas eDiscovery
4 1 (0.36%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 43 (15.30%) Power Platform
2 29 (10.32%) Microsoft 365
3 20 (7.12%) Azure
4 9 (3.20%) Dynamics 365
5 8 (2.85%) AWS
6 7 (2.49%) Amazon SageMaker
7 5 (1.78%) Matillion
8 4 (1.42%) IaaS
8 4 (1.42%) SaaS
9 3 (1.07%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (1.07%) Serverless
10 2 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.71%) Mimecast
10 2 (0.71%) PowerApps
10 2 (0.71%) Slack
11 1 (0.36%) Adobe Analytics
11 1 (0.36%) GCP
11 1 (0.36%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.36%) Oracle Service Cloud
11 1 (0.36%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.27%) Firewall
2 5 (1.78%) DNS
2 5 (1.78%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (1.78%) WAN
3 4 (1.42%) DHCP
3 4 (1.42%) LAN
3 4 (1.42%) Unified Communications
4 3 (1.07%) Cisco Firepower
4 3 (1.07%) HTTP
4 3 (1.07%) SD-WAN
4 3 (1.07%) SNMP
4 3 (1.07%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.71%) Intranet
5 2 (0.71%) Network Security
5 2 (0.71%) VPN
6 1 (0.36%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.36%) Skype
6 1 (0.36%) Softphone
6 1 (0.36%) VLAN
6 1 (0.36%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (14.23%) Power BI
2 25 (8.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 23 (8.19%) SQL Server
4 20 (7.12%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (5.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (3.91%) Data Lake
7 10 (3.56%) BusinessObjects
8 9 (3.20%) Tableau
9 6 (2.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (1.78%) Data Mining
10 5 (1.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 5 (1.78%) Snowflake Schema
11 3 (1.07%) Amazon Redshift
11 3 (1.07%) Looker
11 3 (1.07%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.71%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.71%) QlikView
13 1 (0.36%) Big Data
13 1 (0.36%) Relational Database
13 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (3.91%) JIRA
2 5 (1.78%) Selenium
3 3 (1.07%) Postman
4 2 (0.71%) Appium
4 2 (0.71%) JIRA Agile
4 2 (0.71%) Robot Framework
4 2 (0.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (0.71%) TestRail
5 1 (0.36%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.36%) Cypress.io
5 1 (0.36%) LoadUI
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.36%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.36%) Visual Studio
General
1 53 (18.86%) Finance
2 21 (7.47%) Law
3 18 (6.41%) Retail
4 13 (4.63%) Legal
5 10 (3.56%) Multimedia
6 7 (2.49%) Manufacturing
6 7 (2.49%) Marketing
7 6 (2.14%) Public Sector
8 4 (1.42%) Banking
9 3 (1.07%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.36%) Back Office
10 1 (0.36%) Billing
10 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.36%) Games
10 1 (0.36%) Housing Association
10 1 (0.36%) Local Government
10 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.49%) .NET
1 7 (2.49%) ggplot2
1 7 (2.49%) JSON
2 5 (1.78%) CSS
3 4 (1.42%) REST
3 4 (1.42%) Web Services
4 3 (1.07%) HTML
4 3 (1.07%) React Native
5 2 (0.71%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.71%) EDI
5 2 (0.71%) JSON Schema
5 2 (0.71%) Laravel
5 2 (0.71%) React
5 2 (0.71%) SOAP
5 2 (0.71%) XML
5 2 (0.71%) XML Schema
6 1 (0.36%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.36%) Gherkin
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.36%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 54 (19.22%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.98%) User Experience
3 13 (4.63%) Self-Motivation
4 12 (4.27%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.49%) Data Centre
6 5 (1.78%) FMCG
7 4 (1.42%) Analytical Mindset
7 4 (1.42%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.07%) Cyberthreat
8 3 (1.07%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.07%) Replication
9 2 (0.71%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.71%) e-Learning
9 2 (0.71%) EPoS
9 2 (0.71%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.71%) Motion Graphics
9 2 (0.71%) Photography
9 2 (0.71%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.71%) Video\Live Streaming
10 1 (0.36%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 30 (10.68%) Windows
2 9 (3.20%) Windows 10
3 5 (1.78%) Windows Server
3 5 (1.78%) Windows Server 2019
4 4 (1.42%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (1.42%) Windows Server 2016
5 3 (1.07%) Android
5 3 (1.07%) Linux
6 2 (0.71%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (25.98%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (16.73%) Problem-Solving
3 44 (15.66%) Business Intelligence
4 42 (14.95%) Requirements Gathering
5 35 (12.46%) Stakeholder Management
6 28 (9.96%) Business Analysis
7 26 (9.25%) Workshop Facilitation
8 25 (8.90%) Analytics
9 24 (8.54%) Cybersecurity
9 24 (8.54%) Visualisation
10 22 (7.83%) User Stories
11 21 (7.47%) Decision-Making
12 20 (7.12%) Data Analysis
13 19 (6.76%) ITIL
13 19 (6.76%) Test Automation
14 18 (6.41%) Information Security
14 18 (6.41%) Waterfall
15 17 (6.05%) Data Science
15 17 (6.05%) E-Commerce
16 16 (5.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (22.42%) SQL
2 14 (4.98%) Python
3 11 (3.91%) R
4 9 (3.20%) C#
4 9 (3.20%) Java
5 8 (2.85%) C
5 8 (2.85%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 7 (2.49%) JavaScript
6 7 (2.49%) T-SQL
7 4 (1.42%) PHP
8 3 (1.07%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.71%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.71%) VBA
10 1 (0.36%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.36%) ActionScript 2.0
10 1 (0.36%) DataFlex
10 1 (0.36%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.36%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.36%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (4.27%) CISSP
1 12 (4.27%) Degree
2 11 (3.91%) A+ Certification
3 10 (3.56%) CISM
3 10 (3.56%) SC Cleared
3 10 (3.56%) Security Cleared
4 7 (2.49%) CISA
5 6 (2.14%) CEH
6 5 (1.78%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (1.78%) ISEB
7 4 (1.42%) ACCA
7 4 (1.42%) CIMA
8 3 (1.07%) MCSE
8 3 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.71%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.71%) MCITP
9 2 (0.71%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.36%) APMP
10 1 (0.36%) Tableau Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.83%) QA
2 12 (4.27%) SLA
3 11 (3.91%) Data Quality
3 11 (3.91%) GDPR
4 10 (3.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (2.49%) NIST
6 5 (1.78%) PMO
7 3 (1.07%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.71%) COBIT
8 2 (0.71%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.36%) GPG13
9 1 (0.36%) GRC
System Software
1 17 (6.05%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.71%) BitLocker
3 2 (0.71%) Firmware
3 2 (0.71%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.71%) vSphere
4 1 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (1.07%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (0.71%) SCCM
3 1 (0.36%) CASB
3 1 (0.36%) cPanel
3 1 (0.36%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.36%) Nessus
3 1 (0.36%) Plesk
3 1 (0.36%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 73 (25.98%) Microsoft
2 11 (3.91%) Cisco
2 11 (3.91%) Cognos
3 10 (3.56%) SAP
4 9 (3.20%) Oracle
5 7 (2.49%) LogRhythm
5 7 (2.49%) VMware
6 6 (2.14%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (1.78%) SolarWinds
8 4 (1.42%) AlienVault
8 4 (1.42%) Citrix
8 4 (1.42%) HP
8 4 (1.42%) Sage
9 3 (1.07%) Apple
9 3 (1.07%) Google
9 3 (1.07%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.71%) McAfee
10 2 (0.71%) Mitel
10 2 (0.71%) Remedy
10 2 (0.71%) Symantec