Period
to 25 September 2021

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 25 September 2021.

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

Analyst
England > Midlands
6 months to
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 11 17 11
Rank change year-on-year +6 -6 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 1,287 447 1,608
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 12.48% 11.58% 13.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.34% 12.23% 14.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1,005 351 1,340
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,458 £21,500
25th Percentile £30,500 £27,000 £25,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% - -4.11%
75th Percentile £48,250 £46,000 £43,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -2.44%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. 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
Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the Midlands with a recognized job title 9,647 3,654 11,187
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.52% 94.64% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 7,158 2,999 9,154
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,664 £25,750
25th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +1.12% +4.71%
75th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £56,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £66,471 £68,175
England median annual salary £55,500 £55,000 £51,644
% change year-on-year +0.91% +6.50% +3.29%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in the Midlands

Analyst
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Analyst in the Midlands

Analyst
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Analyst in the Midlands over the 6 months to 25 September 2021.

Salary histogram for Analyst in the Midlands

Analyst
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 25 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
West Midlands +5 868 £40,000 +14.29% 157
East Midlands +2 407 £38,500 +13.24% 65
Analyst
England

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 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 Midlands region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 393 (30.54%) Social Skills
2 313 (24.32%) Microsoft
3 311 (24.16%) Agile Software Development
4 256 (19.89%) SQL
5 237 (18.41%) Finance
6 214 (16.63%) Problem-Solving
7 205 (15.93%) Analytical Skills
8 201 (15.62%) Business Analysis
9 183 (14.22%) Windows
10 160 (12.43%) Business Intelligence
11 144 (11.19%) Power Platform
12 142 (11.03%) ITIL
13 138 (10.72%) Microsoft Office
14 137 (10.64%) Microsoft 365
15 132 (10.26%) Power BI
16 128 (9.95%) Microsoft Excel
17 127 (9.87%) Analytics
18 126 (9.79%) Active Directory
19 121 (9.40%) Azure
20 115 (8.94%) ERP
21 113 (8.78%) Stakeholder Management
22 110 (8.55%) QA
23 109 (8.47%) Requirements Gathering
24 108 (8.39%) SQL Server
25 106 (8.24%) Data Analysis
26 99 (7.69%) Degree
27 85 (6.60%) Retail
27 85 (6.60%) Manufacturing
28 83 (6.45%) Process Improvement
28 83 (6.45%) Windows 10

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 49 (3.81%) SharePoint
2 29 (2.25%) MS Exchange
3 12 (0.93%) Confluence
4 6 (0.47%) SAS
5 5 (0.39%) IIS
6 4 (0.31%) CMS
7 2 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.16%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.16%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.078%) Drupal
8 1 (0.078%) nginx
8 1 (0.078%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.078%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.078%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.078%) WordPress
Applications
1 138 (10.72%) Microsoft Office
2 128 (9.95%) Microsoft Excel
3 27 (2.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 15 (1.17%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
6 10 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.078%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.078%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 13 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
1 13 (1.01%) NetSuite
2 11 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.62%) PRMS
3 8 (0.62%) SAP FI
4 6 (0.47%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
4 6 (0.47%) SAP S/4HANA
5 5 (0.39%) IntelliMatch
5 5 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.31%) SAP CO
6 4 (0.31%) SAP FI/CO
6 4 (0.31%) Sentinel
7 3 (0.23%) SAP HCM
7 3 (0.23%) SAP HR
8 2 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.16%) SAP SD
9 1 (0.078%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.078%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.078%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.078%) SAP FI-CA
Cloud Services
1 144 (11.19%) Power Platform
2 137 (10.64%) Microsoft 365
3 121 (9.40%) Azure
4 54 (4.20%) Dynamics 365
5 41 (3.19%) SaaS
6 27 (2.10%) AWS
7 15 (1.17%) GCP
8 13 (1.01%) Azure Active Directory
8 13 (1.01%) Azure Logic Apps
9 8 (0.62%) Google Analytics
9 8 (0.62%) Power Automate
10 7 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
11 6 (0.47%) Azure Data Factory
11 6 (0.47%) PowerApps
12 5 (0.39%) Cloudflare
12 5 (0.39%) Google Data Studio
12 5 (0.39%) OneDrive
12 5 (0.39%) OpenDNS
13 4 (0.31%) Google Workspace
13 4 (0.31%) Mavenlink
Communications & Networking
1 78 (6.06%) Firewall
2 41 (3.19%) DHCP
2 41 (3.19%) DNS
3 38 (2.95%) VPN
4 33 (2.56%) TCP/IP
5 32 (2.49%) WAN
6 31 (2.41%) LAN
7 22 (1.71%) Intranet
8 16 (1.24%) Network Security
9 15 (1.17%) Internet
9 15 (1.17%) Wi-Fi
9 15 (1.17%) Wireless
10 10 (0.78%) FTP
10 10 (0.78%) SAN
11 9 (0.70%) VoIP
12 7 (0.54%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (0.54%) VLAN
13 6 (0.47%) Cisco Nexus
13 6 (0.47%) MPLS
14 5 (0.39%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (10.26%) Power BI
2 108 (8.39%) SQL Server
3 73 (5.67%) Data Warehouse
4 64 (4.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 57 (4.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 31 (2.41%) Tableau
7 16 (1.24%) SQL Server 2019
8 15 (1.17%) Data Lake
8 15 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 12 (0.93%) Big Data
10 10 (0.78%) BigQuery
10 10 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
10 10 (0.78%) Data Mining
11 9 (0.70%) MySQL
12 5 (0.39%) Crystal Reports
12 5 (0.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 5 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (0.39%) Power Query
12 5 (0.39%) Relational Database
12 5 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 55 (4.27%) JIRA
2 33 (2.56%) Postman
3 27 (2.10%) Git (software)
3 27 (2.10%) JMeter
4 26 (2.02%) REST Assured
5 25 (1.94%) Newman
6 13 (1.01%) Selenium
6 13 (1.01%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 7 (0.54%) Jenkins
7 7 (0.54%) Visual Studio
8 5 (0.39%) Cucumber
9 4 (0.31%) Appium
9 4 (0.31%) Maven
10 3 (0.23%) Katalon Studio
10 3 (0.23%) Robot Framework
10 3 (0.23%) SoapUI
10 3 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (0.23%) TestNG
10 3 (0.23%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (0.16%) AutoIt
General
1 393 (30.54%) Social Skills
2 237 (18.41%) Finance
3 205 (15.93%) Analytical Skills
4 85 (6.60%) Manufacturing
4 85 (6.60%) Retail
5 72 (5.59%) Marketing
6 65 (5.05%) Law
7 45 (3.50%) Public Sector
8 44 (3.42%) Legal
9 43 (3.34%) Presentation Skills
10 34 (2.64%) Organisational Skills
11 26 (2.02%) Influencing Skills
12 21 (1.63%) Local Government
13 20 (1.55%) Telecoms
14 19 (1.48%) Banking
15 17 (1.32%) Digital Economy
16 14 (1.09%) Back Office
16 14 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
17 13 (1.01%) Electronics
17 13 (1.01%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (3.50%) .NET
2 26 (2.02%) RESTful
3 20 (1.55%) XML
4 16 (1.24%) EDI
5 15 (1.17%) HTML
6 13 (1.01%) XSLT
7 12 (0.93%) MDX
8 8 (0.62%) ASP.NET
9 7 (0.54%) REST
10 6 (0.47%) HTML5
11 5 (0.39%) CSS
11 5 (0.39%) Spring
11 5 (0.39%) Web Services
12 4 (0.31%) AngularJS
12 4 (0.31%) JSON
12 4 (0.31%) SAP Fiori
13 3 (0.23%) ASP.NET Web API
13 3 (0.23%) Middleware
13 3 (0.23%) Playwright
13 3 (0.23%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 56 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
2 53 (4.12%) Management Information System
3 42 (3.26%) Data Protection Act
4 30 (2.33%) Data Centre
5 29 (2.25%) Driving Licence
6 24 (1.86%) User Experience
7 23 (1.79%) Security Operations Centre
8 19 (1.48%) Analytical Mindset
8 19 (1.48%) Greenfield Project
9 17 (1.32%) iSeries
10 16 (1.24%) Social Media
11 15 (1.17%) FMCG
12 14 (1.09%) Cyberthreat
13 13 (1.01%) Legacy Systems
13 13 (1.01%) Mobile App
14 11 (0.85%) Data Structures
15 10 (0.78%) AS400
15 10 (0.78%) Internet of Things
16 9 (0.70%) Housing Association
17 8 (0.62%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 183 (14.22%) Windows
2 83 (6.45%) Windows 10
3 60 (4.66%) Windows Server
4 31 (2.41%) Windows 7
5 29 (2.25%) Linux
6 21 (1.63%) Windows Server 2016
7 19 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (1.17%) Unix
9 12 (0.93%) Windows Server 2019
10 11 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (0.62%) AIX
11 8 (0.62%) HPUX
12 7 (0.54%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.31%) Android
13 4 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.23%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.23%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
16 1 (0.078%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 311 (24.16%) Agile Software Development
2 214 (16.63%) Problem-Solving
3 201 (15.62%) Business Analysis
4 160 (12.43%) Business Intelligence
5 142 (11.03%) ITIL
6 127 (9.87%) Analytics
7 115 (8.94%) ERP
8 113 (8.78%) Stakeholder Management
9 109 (8.47%) Requirements Gathering
10 106 (8.24%) Data Analysis
11 83 (6.45%) Process Improvement
12 82 (6.37%) SDLC
13 78 (6.06%) Project Management
14 77 (5.98%) User Stories
15 75 (5.83%) Scrum
16 70 (5.44%) Visualisation
17 69 (5.36%) Waterfall
18 68 (5.28%) Decision-Making
19 65 (5.05%) Project Delivery
19 65 (5.05%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 256 (19.89%) SQL
2 50 (3.89%) Java
2 50 (3.89%) T-SQL
3 45 (3.50%) C#
4 38 (2.95%) VBA
5 36 (2.80%) Python
6 22 (1.71%) VB.NET
7 21 (1.63%) PowerShell
8 19 (1.48%) C
9 15 (1.17%) JavaScript
10 13 (1.01%) VB
11 12 (0.93%) R
12 11 (0.85%) RPG
13 9 (0.70%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 8 (0.62%) Bash Shell
15 6 (0.47%) C++
15 6 (0.47%) Korn
16 5 (0.39%) Perl
17 4 (0.31%) Groovy
17 4 (0.31%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 99 (7.69%) Degree
2 49 (3.81%) Security Cleared
3 43 (3.34%) SC Cleared
4 28 (2.18%) ISEB
4 28 (2.18%) ITIL Certification
5 17 (1.32%) A+ Certification
6 13 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (0.85%) CCAB
8 10 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (0.78%) HNC
8 10 (0.78%) HND
8 10 (0.78%) ISTQB
9 9 (0.70%) CIMA
10 8 (0.62%) CISSP
11 7 (0.54%) CCNP
11 7 (0.54%) Computer Science Degree
11 7 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 6 (0.47%) CCNA
12 6 (0.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 5 (0.39%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (8.55%) QA
2 65 (5.05%) SLA
3 53 (4.12%) GDPR
4 47 (3.65%) Data Quality
5 32 (2.49%) PMO
6 18 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 12 (0.93%) PCI DSS
7 12 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 10 (0.78%) Accessibility
9 9 (0.70%) NIST
10 7 (0.54%) GRC
10 7 (0.54%) TickIT
11 6 (0.47%) Cyber Essentials
12 3 (0.23%) COBIT
12 3 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 1 (0.078%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 1 (0.078%) GLP
13 1 (0.078%) GPG13
13 1 (0.078%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 1 (0.078%) Solvency II
System Software
1 126 (9.79%) Active Directory
2 23 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (1.40%) Hyper-V
4 12 (0.93%) BitLocker
5 6 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.31%) VMware Server
6 4 (0.31%) vSphere
7 3 (0.23%) XenApp
8 2 (0.16%) Docker
8 2 (0.16%) Firmware
8 2 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.16%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.078%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 1 (0.078%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.078%) NFS
9 1 (0.078%) Snort
9 1 (0.078%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.078%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 31 (2.41%) SCCM
2 19 (1.48%) Microsoft Intune
3 10 (0.78%) WSUS
4 8 (0.62%) HP Data Protector
5 6 (0.47%) SCOM
6 4 (0.31%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 4 (0.31%) Backup Exec
6 4 (0.31%) Nexpose
7 3 (0.23%) FortiGate
7 3 (0.23%) Kubernetes
7 3 (0.23%) Nessus
7 3 (0.23%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.16%) Ansible
8 2 (0.16%) EnCase
8 2 (0.16%) FTK
8 2 (0.16%) Jamf Pro
9 1 (0.078%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.078%) QRadar
9 1 (0.078%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.078%) Terraform
Vendors
1 313 (24.32%) Microsoft
2 46 (3.57%) SAP
3 42 (3.26%) Cisco
3 42 (3.26%) VMware
4 38 (2.95%) Oracle
5 29 (2.25%) Google
6 24 (1.86%) ServiceNow
7 23 (1.79%) HP
8 22 (1.71%) Apple
9 20 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
10 16 (1.24%) Citrix
11 14 (1.09%) JD Edwards
11 14 (1.09%) NetApp
11 14 (1.09%) Splunk
12 11 (0.85%) Dell
12 11 (0.85%) Sun
13 10 (0.78%) LANSA
14 8 (0.62%) Remedy
15 7 (0.54%) Qualys
15 7 (0.54%) SolarWinds