Period
to 24 September 2021

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 24 September 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
24 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 19 37 15
Rank change year-on-year +18 -22 +2
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 502 184 800
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 9.23% 7.09% 12.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.97% 7.37% 12.59%
Number of salaries quoted 410 157 681
10th Percentile £24,500 £21,000 £22,500
25th Percentile £32,063 £31,250 £29,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
75th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £46,250
90th Percentile £66,000 £60,000 £50,000
North West median annual salary £40,000 £42,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +12.00% +4.17%

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 5,037 2,495 6,355
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.64% 96.11% 96.19%
Number of salaries quoted 3,932 2,186 5,107
10th Percentile £31,250 £33,375 £26,250
25th Percentile £40,000 £41,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.96% +12.22% -
75th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £58,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £70,500 £70,000
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +2.27%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 +17 27 £27,000 -32.50% 7
Altrincham -5 7 £27,750 -38.33% 2
Bolton -8 7 £26,000 +13.04% 6
Bury - 6 £24,500 - 2
Salford -2 5 £55,000 +155.81% 3
Oldham -1 4 £44,000 +6.02% 2
Rochdale +3 2 £42,500 +112.50% 3
Cheadle +1 2 £27,172 - 2
Wigan -2 2 £37,750 -8.48%
Sale - 1 £35,000 - 2
Heywood - 1 - -
Analyst
North West

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

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 196 (39.04%) Social Skills
2 140 (27.89%) Agile Software Development
3 106 (21.12%) Analytical Skills
4 103 (20.52%) Finance
5 101 (20.12%) SQL
6 100 (19.92%) Microsoft
7 72 (14.34%) Analytics
7 72 (14.34%) Problem-Solving
8 69 (13.75%) Microsoft Excel
9 68 (13.55%) Business Analysis
10 64 (12.75%) Business Intelligence
11 62 (12.35%) Power Platform
12 61 (12.15%) Power BI
13 60 (11.95%) SAP
14 57 (11.35%) Active Directory
14 57 (11.35%) Requirements Gathering
15 55 (10.96%) ERP
16 54 (10.76%) Stakeholder Management
17 53 (10.56%) Workshop Facilitation
18 47 (9.36%) Microsoft Office
19 46 (9.16%) Microsoft 365
20 45 (8.96%) Windows
21 44 (8.76%) Translating Business Requirements
22 43 (8.57%) CRM
23 40 (7.97%) User Stories
23 40 (7.97%) Visualisation
23 40 (7.97%) Azure
23 40 (7.97%) Continuous Improvement
24 38 (7.57%) Service Delivery
25 37 (7.37%) SAP APO

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 10 (1.99%) Confluence
2 7 (1.39%) MS Exchange
2 7 (1.39%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.40%) CMS
4 1 (0.20%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.20%) Drupal
4 1 (0.20%) SAS
Applications
1 69 (13.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 47 (9.36%) Microsoft Office
3 19 (3.78%) MS Visio
4 13 (2.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.60%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.60%) SPSS
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Smart View
6 1 (0.20%) Stata
Business Applications
1 37 (7.37%) SAP APO
2 33 (6.57%) SAP ERP
2 33 (6.57%) SAP MM
3 22 (4.38%) SAP SCM
4 8 (1.59%) Dynamics NAV
5 7 (1.39%) SAP SD
6 4 (0.80%) Maximo
6 4 (0.80%) Oracle CRM
6 4 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.80%) ResourceLink
6 4 (0.80%) SAP PP
7 3 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.60%) iTrent
7 3 (0.60%) SAP Business One
8 2 (0.40%) NetSuite
9 1 (0.20%) Hyperion Planning
9 1 (0.20%) IBM Planning Analytics
9 1 (0.20%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.20%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 62 (12.35%) Power Platform
2 46 (9.16%) Microsoft 365
3 40 (7.97%) Azure
4 18 (3.59%) AWS
5 14 (2.79%) GCP
6 13 (2.59%) ServiceMax
7 12 (2.39%) Google Analytics
8 8 (1.59%) SaaS
9 6 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (1.20%) Dynamics 365
10 5 (1.00%) Adobe Analytics
11 4 (0.80%) Google Ads
11 4 (0.80%) Google Tag Manager
12 3 (0.60%) Mimecast
13 2 (0.40%) Azure Sentinel
13 2 (0.40%) IaaS
13 2 (0.40%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 2 (0.40%) Slack
13 2 (0.40%) SuccessFactors
14 1 (0.20%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.98%) Firewall
2 12 (2.39%) Intrusion Detection
2 12 (2.39%) Wireshark
3 8 (1.59%) DHCP
3 8 (1.59%) WAN
4 7 (1.39%) DNS
4 7 (1.39%) LAN
5 4 (0.80%) Internet
6 3 (0.60%) Network Security
6 3 (0.60%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.60%) Wireless
7 2 (0.40%) FTP
7 2 (0.40%) SD-WAN
7 2 (0.40%) SMTP
7 2 (0.40%) SSH
7 2 (0.40%) SSL
7 2 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.20%) Broadband
8 1 (0.20%) VPN
8 1 (0.20%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (12.15%) Power BI
2 24 (4.78%) Tableau
3 16 (3.19%) SQL Server
4 13 (2.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (1.99%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (1.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (1.00%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.80%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (0.80%) Data Mining
8 3 (0.60%) DataStage
8 3 (0.60%) QlikView
9 2 (0.40%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.40%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (0.40%) Big Data
9 2 (0.40%) KNIME
9 2 (0.40%) Looker
9 2 (0.40%) MySQL
9 2 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.40%) PolyBase
9 2 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 22 (4.38%) JIRA
2 9 (1.79%) Zephyr
3 4 (0.80%) SoapUI
3 4 (0.80%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.40%) Postman
4 2 (0.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.20%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.20%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.20%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.20%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.20%) YouTrack
General
1 196 (39.04%) Social Skills
2 106 (21.12%) Analytical Skills
3 103 (20.52%) Finance
4 33 (6.57%) Law
5 27 (5.38%) Retail
6 24 (4.78%) Presentation Skills
7 23 (4.58%) Legal
8 20 (3.98%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 18 (3.59%) Marketing
10 16 (3.19%) Manufacturing
11 15 (2.99%) Back Office
11 15 (2.99%) Telecoms
12 12 (2.39%) Banking
12 12 (2.39%) Organisational Skills
13 7 (1.39%) Documentation Skills
13 7 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
14 6 (1.20%) Games
14 6 (1.20%) Influencing Skills
15 4 (0.80%) Advertising
16 3 (0.60%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.00%) .NET
2 4 (0.80%) ODBC
2 4 (0.80%) React Native
2 4 (0.80%) REST
2 4 (0.80%) Swagger
2 4 (0.80%) XML
3 3 (0.60%) Apache Flex
4 2 (0.40%) JSON
4 2 (0.40%) Middleware
4 2 (0.40%) Velocity
5 1 (0.20%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.20%) CSS
5 1 (0.20%) Django
5 1 (0.20%) HTML
5 1 (0.20%) Java EE
5 1 (0.20%) JCE
5 1 (0.20%) Laravel
5 1 (0.20%) MDX
5 1 (0.20%) SOAP
5 1 (0.20%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 33 (6.57%) User Experience
2 27 (5.38%) Self-Motivation
3 26 (5.18%) Management Information System
4 16 (3.19%) Data Protection Act
5 12 (2.39%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 11 (2.19%) Reinsurance
7 8 (1.59%) Driving Licence
8 5 (1.00%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (0.80%) Data Centre
10 3 (0.60%) Blackberry
10 3 (0.60%) EPoS
10 3 (0.60%) Freedom of Information
10 3 (0.60%) Life Science
11 2 (0.40%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (0.40%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.40%) iPhone
11 2 (0.40%) Replication
11 2 (0.40%) Robotics
11 2 (0.40%) Video\Live Streaming
11 2 (0.40%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 45 (8.96%) Windows
2 14 (2.79%) Windows 10
3 7 (1.39%) Linux
4 5 (1.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (1.00%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.80%) Unix
6 3 (0.60%) Android
6 3 (0.60%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.60%) Windows Server 2019
7 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2016
8 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (27.89%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (14.34%) Analytics
2 72 (14.34%) Problem-Solving
3 68 (13.55%) Business Analysis
4 64 (12.75%) Business Intelligence
5 57 (11.35%) Requirements Gathering
6 55 (10.96%) ERP
7 54 (10.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 53 (10.56%) Workshop Facilitation
9 44 (8.76%) Translating Business Requirements
10 43 (8.57%) CRM
11 40 (7.97%) Continuous Improvement
11 40 (7.97%) User Stories
11 40 (7.97%) Visualisation
12 38 (7.57%) Service Delivery
13 36 (7.17%) Process Improvement
14 34 (6.77%) Scrum
14 34 (6.77%) Waterfall
15 33 (6.57%) Data Analysis
15 33 (6.57%) Procure-to-Pay
Programming Languages
1 101 (20.12%) SQL
2 32 (6.37%) VBA
3 22 (4.38%) Python
4 13 (2.59%) Java
5 10 (1.99%) R
5 10 (1.99%) T-SQL
6 9 (1.79%) PowerShell
7 5 (1.00%) C#
8 4 (0.80%) C
8 4 (0.80%) JavaScript
8 4 (0.80%) Perl
8 4 (0.80%) PHP
9 3 (0.60%) AWK
9 3 (0.60%) Korn
9 3 (0.60%) VB
10 2 (0.40%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 2 (0.40%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.20%) ABAP
11 1 (0.20%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.20%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 35 (6.97%) Degree
2 18 (3.59%) Security Cleared
3 17 (3.39%) SC Cleared
4 10 (1.99%) DBS Check
5 7 (1.39%) CISSP
6 4 (0.80%) ISEB
6 4 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.60%) ACCA
7 3 (0.60%) CISM
7 3 (0.60%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.40%) CCAB
8 2 (0.40%) CCNA
8 2 (0.40%) CEH
8 2 (0.40%) CIMA
8 2 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.40%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (0.40%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.40%) MCSE
8 2 (0.40%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.78%) QA
2 14 (2.79%) SLA
3 13 (2.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (1.79%) Data Quality
5 8 (1.59%) Cyber Essentials
6 7 (1.39%) PCI DSS
7 6 (1.20%) GDPR
8 5 (1.00%) PMO
9 1 (0.20%) GRC
9 1 (0.20%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.20%) NIST
9 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 57 (11.35%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.40%) DFS Replication
3 2 (0.40%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (2.39%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 6 (1.20%) SCCM
3 2 (0.40%) Nessus
4 1 (0.20%) Ansible
4 1 (0.20%) Matomo
4 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.20%) Nagios
Vendors
1 100 (19.92%) Microsoft
2 60 (11.95%) SAP
3 33 (6.57%) Salesforce.com
4 24 (4.78%) Google
5 19 (3.78%) Oracle
6 11 (2.19%) VMware
7 10 (1.99%) Citrix
8 8 (1.59%) Cognizant
9 6 (1.20%) Adobe
10 5 (1.00%) Cisco
11 4 (0.80%) Alteryx
11 4 (0.80%) Apple
11 4 (0.80%) IBM
11 4 (0.80%) Splunk
12 3 (0.60%) HP
12 3 (0.60%) Marketo
12 3 (0.60%) Sage
12 3 (0.60%) Sophos
12 3 (0.60%) Workday
13 2 (0.40%) Anaplan