Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £31,500 in advertised job vacancies in Merseyside during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Analyst
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 10 7
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3 +6
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 128 202 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 12.94% 15.42% 16.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.82% 16.38% 16.58%
Number of salaries quoted 113 150 116
Merseyside median annual salary £31,500 £32,500 £33,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.08% -2.26% +7.26%
10th Percentile £22,500 £24,425 £22,696
90th Percentile £46,250 £50,000 £50,000
North West median annual salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +5.71% - +7.69%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside. 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
Merseyside
Permanent vacancies in Merseyside with a recognized job title 926 1233 911
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.63% 94.12% 97.85%
Number of salaries quoted 712 884 683
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £23,100
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Merseyside

Analyst
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Analyst in Merseyside.

Salary trend for Analyst in Merseyside

Analyst
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Merseyside over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Analyst in Merseyside

Analyst
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Liverpool +6 101 £31,500 -3.08% 9
Wirral -6 7 £30,500 -6.15%
Southport +3 5 £42,500 +102.38%
Bootle - 5 £27,800 -
St Helens -13 4 £30,000 +9.09%
Prescot - 3 £27,500 -
Birkenhead -1 2 £31,500 +14.55% 1
Analyst
North West

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Merseyside region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 40 (31.25%) SQL
2 31 (24.22%) Finance
3 30 (23.44%) ITIL
4 29 (22.66%) Analytical Skills
5 26 (20.31%) Microsoft
6 22 (17.19%) SAP
7 18 (14.06%) Marketing
7 18 (14.06%) Service Management
8 17 (13.28%) Business Intelligence
8 17 (13.28%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (12.50%) Test Scripting
10 15 (11.72%) Degree
10 15 (11.72%) SQL Server
11 14 (10.94%) Windows
11 14 (10.94%) Data Analysis
11 14 (10.94%) User Acceptance Testing
12 13 (10.16%) Microsoft Excel
13 12 (9.38%) Business Analysis
14 11 (8.59%) Management Information System
15 10 (7.81%) Regression Testing
15 10 (7.81%) Manufacturing
15 10 (7.81%) ERP
15 10 (7.81%) Active Directory
15 10 (7.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 10 (7.81%) QA
16 9 (7.03%) FMCG
16 9 (7.03%) Business Process Analysis
17 8 (6.25%) Windows Server
17 8 (6.25%) Change Management
17 8 (6.25%) ISEB

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 (3.13%) Apache
1 4 (3.13%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.34%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (1.56%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.78%) IIS
4 1 (0.78%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (10.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (3.91%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.91%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (4.69%) Dynamics NAV
1 6 (4.69%) SAP APO
1 6 (4.69%) SAP CO
1 6 (4.69%) SAP FI
1 6 (4.69%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (3.13%) SAP SD
3 3 (2.34%) SAP BPC
4 2 (1.56%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.78%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.56%) Office 365
2 1 (0.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (0.78%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (0.78%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.34%) SMS
2 2 (1.56%) VoIP
3 1 (0.78%) AMQP
3 1 (0.78%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.78%) DHCP
3 1 (0.78%) DNS
3 1 (0.78%) Firewall
3 1 (0.78%) SAN
3 1 (0.78%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.78%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.72%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (4.69%) MySQL
4 5 (3.91%) QlikView
5 4 (3.13%) Data Mining
6 3 (2.34%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (2.34%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (2.34%) SAP BW
6 3 (2.34%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.56%) JasperReports
7 2 (1.56%) MS Access
7 2 (1.56%) Power BI
7 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.78%) Big Data
8 1 (0.78%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.78%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (4.69%) Jenkins
1 6 (4.69%) JIRA
2 4 (3.13%) JMeter
2 4 (3.13%) Selenium
2 4 (3.13%) SpecFlow
2 4 (3.13%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.78%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.78%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 31 (24.22%) Finance
2 18 (14.06%) Marketing
3 10 (7.81%) Manufacturing
4 8 (6.25%) Banking
5 6 (4.69%) Games
6 5 (3.91%) Russian Language
7 3 (2.34%) Financial Institution
7 3 (2.34%) Law
7 3 (2.34%) Retail
8 2 (1.56%) Legal
8 2 (1.56%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.78%) Advertising
9 1 (0.78%) German Language
9 1 (0.78%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.56%) EDI
1 2 (1.56%) JSP
2 1 (0.78%) Hibernate
2 1 (0.78%) Kafka
2 1 (0.78%) LAMP
2 1 (0.78%) Middleware
2 1 (0.78%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (0.78%) SOAP
2 1 (0.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 29 (22.66%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (8.59%) Management Information System
3 9 (7.03%) FMCG
4 5 (3.91%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.13%) User Experience
6 3 (2.34%) iPad
7 2 (1.56%) Analytical Mindset
7 2 (1.56%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.78%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.78%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.94%) Windows
2 8 (6.25%) Windows Server
3 5 (3.91%) Linux
4 3 (2.34%) Unix
5 2 (1.56%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.78%) AIX
6 1 (0.78%) CentOS
6 1 (0.78%) HPUX
6 1 (0.78%) Solaris
6 1 (0.78%) SUSE
6 1 (0.78%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.78%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (23.44%) ITIL
2 18 (14.06%) Service Management
3 17 (13.28%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (13.28%) Business Intelligence
4 16 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 14 (10.94%) Data Analysis
5 14 (10.94%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (9.38%) Business Analysis
7 10 (7.81%) ERP
7 10 (7.81%) Regression Testing
8 9 (7.03%) Business Process Analysis
9 8 (6.25%) Change Management
9 8 (6.25%) CRM
9 8 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
10 7 (5.47%) Data Cleansing
10 7 (5.47%) Data Conversion
10 7 (5.47%) Data Extraction
10 7 (5.47%) Problem Management
10 7 (5.47%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (5.47%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 40 (31.25%) SQL
2 5 (3.91%) VB
3 4 (3.13%) ANSI SQL
3 4 (3.13%) Java
4 3 (2.34%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.56%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.78%) C
6 1 (0.78%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.78%) Python
6 1 (0.78%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (11.72%) Degree
2 8 (6.25%) ISEB
3 5 (3.91%) ISTQB
3 5 (3.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (2.34%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.56%) CISSP
5 2 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.78%) MCSA
6 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.81%) QA
2 5 (3.91%) COBIT
3 4 (3.13%) Data Quality
4 3 (2.34%) GDPR
4 3 (2.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.78%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.78%) ISO 22301
5 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.78%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (7.81%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.78%) NFS
2 1 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.78%) Ambari
1 1 (0.78%) Ansible
1 1 (0.78%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.78%) Puppet
1 1 (0.78%) SCCM
1 1 (0.78%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 26 (20.31%) Microsoft
2 22 (17.19%) SAP
3 6 (4.69%) Tableau
4 4 (3.13%) Citrix
4 4 (3.13%) Google
5 3 (2.34%) Alterian
5 3 (2.34%) Avaya
5 3 (2.34%) Cisco
5 3 (2.34%) Oracle
5 3 (2.34%) VMware
6 2 (1.56%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.78%) Anaplan
7 1 (0.78%) Hortonworks
7 1 (0.78%) HP
7 1 (0.78%) IBM
7 1 (0.78%) Murex
7 1 (0.78%) Remedy
7 1 (0.78%) Sophos
7 1 (0.78%) Verint