Period
to 19 January 2022

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £43,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 19 January 2022.

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
19 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 19 38 19
Rank change year-on-year +19 -19 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 550 218 575
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 9.98% 7.07% 10.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.59% 7.31% 10.62%
Number of salaries quoted 459 201 437
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,500 £22,000
25th Percentile £32,125 £29,000 £26,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £43,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.50% +14.29% -12.50%
75th Percentile £57,500 £51,250 £47,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £55,000
North West median annual salary £40,500 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +5.19% +10.00% -10.26%

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 5,194 2,983 5,415
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.25% 96.76% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 3,914 2,665 4,393
10th Percentile £31,571 £31,500 £28,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £38,750 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £68,750 £63,750 £60,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £70,200
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

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 19 January 2022.

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 19 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Stockport +11 14 £25,250 -10.62%
Rochdale +3 12 £32,336 +11.17%
Salford +2 11 £37,500 +29.31% 2
Wigan - 9 £34,000 - 7
Altrincham +12 7 £23,500 -
Bolton +3 7 £23,125 +0.54% 1
Oldham -4 6 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Bury +2 3 £40,000 +6.67%
Sale - 1 £35,000 - 1
Analyst
North West

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2022, 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.

1 199 (36.18%) Social Skills
2 179 (32.55%) Agile Software Development
3 119 (21.64%) Microsoft
4 106 (19.27%) Business Analysis
5 102 (18.55%) Finance
6 99 (18.00%) SQL
7 86 (15.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 86 (15.64%) Analytical Skills
8 80 (14.55%) Problem-Solving
9 76 (13.82%) Analytics
10 72 (13.09%) Microsoft Office
11 71 (12.91%) Requirements Gathering
12 64 (11.64%) Business Intelligence
13 61 (11.09%) Azure
14 58 (10.55%) JIRA
14 58 (10.55%) Windows
14 58 (10.55%) Power Platform
14 58 (10.55%) Power BI
15 56 (10.18%) Microsoft Excel
16 55 (10.00%) Active Directory
17 53 (9.64%) Microsoft 365
18 52 (9.45%) User Stories
19 48 (8.73%) Presentation Skills
20 46 (8.36%) ERP
21 45 (8.18%) Visualisation
22 43 (7.82%) Security Cleared
23 41 (7.45%) Data Analysis
23 41 (7.45%) Translating Business Requirements
23 41 (7.45%) User Experience
24 40 (7.27%) Workshop Facilitation

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 20 (3.64%) MS Exchange
2 18 (3.27%) Confluence
3 12 (2.18%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.09%) CMS
5 5 (0.91%) WordPress
6 3 (0.55%) Apache
6 3 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.55%) SAS
7 2 (0.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.36%) IIS
7 2 (0.36%) Moodle
7 2 (0.36%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.18%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.18%) Drupal
8 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.18%) WebLogic
Applications
1 72 (13.09%) Microsoft Office
2 56 (10.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (2.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (2.00%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.91%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.18%) SPSS
7 1 (0.18%) Stata
Business Applications
1 28 (5.09%) SAP APO
2 24 (4.36%) SAP ERP
2 24 (4.36%) SAP MM
3 16 (2.91%) SAP SCM
4 7 (1.27%) SAP SD
5 5 (0.91%) Alphatax
5 5 (0.91%) Dynamics GP
5 5 (0.91%) Unica
6 4 (0.73%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.73%) iTrent
6 4 (0.73%) Oracle CRM
6 4 (0.73%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.73%) ResourceLink
6 4 (0.73%) SAP PP
6 4 (0.73%) Workday HCM
7 3 (0.55%) Maximo
8 2 (0.36%) NetSuite
8 2 (0.36%) SAP Business One
8 2 (0.36%) Unit4 Business World
9 1 (0.18%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 61 (11.09%) Azure
2 58 (10.55%) Power Platform
3 53 (9.64%) Microsoft 365
4 20 (3.64%) SaaS
5 16 (2.91%) AWS
6 13 (2.36%) Google Analytics
7 8 (1.45%) IaaS
8 5 (0.91%) Azure Synapse Analytics
8 5 (0.91%) GCP
8 5 (0.91%) PaaS
9 4 (0.73%) Google Tag Manager
10 3 (0.55%) Azure Data Factory
10 3 (0.55%) Azure Service Fabric
10 3 (0.55%) Google Ads
10 3 (0.55%) Mimecast
11 2 (0.36%) Adobe Analytics
11 2 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.36%) ServiceMax
12 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.18%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.09%) Firewall
2 12 (2.18%) WAN
3 11 (2.00%) LAN
4 9 (1.64%) DHCP
5 8 (1.45%) DNS
6 5 (0.91%) VLAN
6 5 (0.91%) Wireless
7 4 (0.73%) Network Security
7 4 (0.73%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.55%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (0.55%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (0.55%) VPN
8 3 (0.55%) Wireshark
9 2 (0.36%) MPLS
9 2 (0.36%) VoIP
10 1 (0.18%) Bluetooth
10 1 (0.18%) Intranet
10 1 (0.18%) SAN
10 1 (0.18%) Skype
10 1 (0.18%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (10.55%) Power BI
2 24 (4.36%) SQL Server
3 21 (3.82%) Tableau
4 16 (2.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (2.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (1.09%) MS Access
7 6 (1.09%) MySQL
7 6 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (0.91%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 5 (0.91%) Azure SQL Database
8 5 (0.91%) Blockchain
8 5 (0.91%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (0.91%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (0.91%) Relational Database
9 4 (0.73%) Big Data
10 3 (0.55%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.55%) PolyBase
10 3 (0.55%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 58 (10.55%) JIRA
2 11 (2.00%) Zephyr
3 5 (0.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.55%) Postman
5 3 (0.55%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.36%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.36%) Selenium
6 2 (0.36%) Subversion
6 2 (0.36%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.18%) Appium
7 1 (0.18%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.18%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.18%) JMeter
7 1 (0.18%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.18%) TestCafe
7 1 (0.18%) WaveMaker
7 1 (0.18%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.18%) YouTrack
General
1 199 (36.18%) Social Skills
2 102 (18.55%) Finance
3 86 (15.64%) Analytical Skills
4 48 (8.73%) Presentation Skills
5 38 (6.91%) Law
6 36 (6.55%) Retail
7 34 (6.18%) Legal
8 31 (5.64%) Marketing
9 30 (5.45%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 19 (3.45%) Public Sector
11 18 (3.27%) Telecoms
12 16 (2.91%) Manufacturing
13 11 (2.00%) Banking
13 11 (2.00%) Organisational Skills
14 10 (1.82%) Influencing Skills
15 6 (1.09%) Advertising
15 6 (1.09%) Financial Institution
15 6 (1.09%) Local Government
16 3 (0.55%) Automotive
16 3 (0.55%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.45%) .NET
2 5 (0.91%) XML
3 4 (0.73%) HTML
4 3 (0.55%) CSS
4 3 (0.55%) ODBC
4 3 (0.55%) REST
5 2 (0.36%) ADO
5 2 (0.36%) JSON
5 2 (0.36%) Middleware
5 2 (0.36%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (0.36%) Velocity
6 1 (0.18%) .NET Core
6 1 (0.18%) Gherkin
6 1 (0.18%) Java EE
6 1 (0.18%) JCE
6 1 (0.18%) Kafka
6 1 (0.18%) Node.js
6 1 (0.18%) React
6 1 (0.18%) SAML
6 1 (0.18%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 41 (7.45%) User Experience
2 23 (4.18%) Management Information System
3 21 (3.82%) Data Protection Act
3 21 (3.82%) Self-Motivation
4 16 (2.91%) Driving Licence
5 11 (2.00%) Smart Meter
6 7 (1.27%) Blackberry
6 7 (1.27%) iPhone
7 5 (0.91%) Reinsurance
8 4 (0.73%) Housing Association
8 4 (0.73%) Life Science
8 4 (0.73%) NHS
9 3 (0.55%) Analytical Mindset
9 3 (0.55%) Blog
9 3 (0.55%) Cyber Defence
9 3 (0.55%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 3 (0.55%) Cyberthreat
9 3 (0.55%) Renewable Energy
9 3 (0.55%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.36%) Cyberattack
Operating Systems
1 58 (10.55%) Windows
2 31 (5.64%) Windows 10
3 26 (4.73%) Windows Server
4 7 (1.27%) Android
4 7 (1.27%) Apple iOS
4 7 (1.27%) Linux
5 5 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (0.73%) Unix
6 4 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.55%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.55%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2016
9 1 (0.18%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2019
9 1 (0.18%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (32.55%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (19.27%) Business Analysis
3 86 (15.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 80 (14.55%) Problem-Solving
5 76 (13.82%) Analytics
6 71 (12.91%) Requirements Gathering
7 64 (11.64%) Business Intelligence
8 52 (9.45%) User Stories
9 46 (8.36%) ERP
10 45 (8.18%) Visualisation
11 41 (7.45%) Data Analysis
11 41 (7.45%) Translating Business Requirements
12 40 (7.27%) Change Management
12 40 (7.27%) Workshop Facilitation
13 38 (6.91%) CRM
13 38 (6.91%) Project Management
14 37 (6.73%) Test Automation
15 36 (6.55%) Scrum
16 35 (6.36%) BPR
16 35 (6.36%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 99 (18.00%) SQL
2 21 (3.82%) VBA
3 15 (2.73%) Python
4 12 (2.18%) PowerShell
5 9 (1.64%) C#
5 9 (1.64%) R
5 9 (1.64%) T-SQL
6 8 (1.45%) Java
7 5 (0.91%) JavaScript
8 4 (0.73%) Perl
8 4 (0.73%) VB
9 3 (0.55%) C
10 2 (0.36%) AWK
10 2 (0.36%) Korn
10 2 (0.36%) PHP
10 2 (0.36%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.18%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.18%) Bash
11 1 (0.18%) C++
11 1 (0.18%) Scala
Qualifications
1 43 (7.82%) Security Cleared
2 29 (5.27%) Degree
3 25 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 23 (4.18%) SC Cleared
5 9 (1.64%) DBS Check
6 6 (1.09%) CISSP
7 5 (0.91%) MCP
8 4 (0.73%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.73%) ISEB
8 4 (0.73%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.55%) Postgraduate
10 2 (0.36%) CBAP
10 2 (0.36%) CEH
10 2 (0.36%) CISM
10 2 (0.36%) CompTIA Security+
10 2 (0.36%) MCSE
11 1 (0.18%) AAT
11 1 (0.18%) CISA
11 1 (0.18%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.55%) QA
2 17 (3.09%) SLA
3 11 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (2.00%) PMO
4 7 (1.27%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.91%) COBIT
5 5 (0.91%) GRC
5 5 (0.91%) NIST
5 5 (0.91%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.73%) ISO 31000
7 3 (0.55%) SOC 2
8 2 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.36%) GDPR
8 2 (0.36%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.18%) Actionable Recommendations
9 1 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 55 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.27%) Hyper-V
3 5 (0.91%) XenApp
4 4 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.36%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.18%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.18%) Docker
6 1 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (1.09%) SCCM
2 3 (0.55%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (0.55%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (0.36%) HP ALM
3 2 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.18%) Ansible
4 1 (0.18%) Bugsnag
4 1 (0.18%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.18%) Matomo
4 1 (0.18%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 119 (21.64%) Microsoft
2 38 (6.91%) SAP
3 26 (4.73%) Salesforce.com
4 18 (3.27%) Google
5 16 (2.91%) Citrix
6 15 (2.73%) Oracle
7 12 (2.18%) VMware
8 9 (1.64%) Adobe
8 9 (1.64%) HP
8 9 (1.64%) iManage
9 8 (1.45%) Cognizant
9 8 (1.45%) Sophos
10 7 (1.27%) Cisco
11 6 (1.09%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
12 5 (0.91%) IBM
12 5 (0.91%) Marketo
12 5 (0.91%) Workday
13 4 (0.73%) AlienVault
13 4 (0.73%) Splunk
13 4 (0.73%) Spotify