Period
to 21 January 2019

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 10 12 11
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1 -7
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 1,664 2,260 2,591
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 13.89% 15.23% 15.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.47% 15.70% 16.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1,337 1,877 2,295
Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £35,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.41% -5.33% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,000 £21,750
90th Percentile £50,000 £54,850 £52,500
England median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 11,497 14,391 16,057
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.94% 96.97% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8,678 11,683 12,769
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in the Midlands

Analyst
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Analyst in the Midlands

Analyst
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in the Midlands over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

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 21 January 2019. 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 +1 1,111 £36,500 - 150
East Midlands -1 549 £35,000 - 91
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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.

1 417 (25.06%) Agile Software Development
2 384 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 338 (20.31%) Analytical Skills
4 334 (20.07%) SQL
5 267 (16.05%) Windows
6 266 (15.99%) Finance
7 251 (15.08%) ITIL
8 223 (13.40%) Problem-Solving
9 212 (12.74%) Business Analysis
10 188 (11.30%) Degree
11 170 (10.22%) Microsoft Excel
12 165 (9.92%) Stakeholder Management
13 160 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
14 152 (9.13%) Microsoft Office
15 143 (8.59%) SQL Server
16 142 (8.53%) Active Directory
17 136 (8.17%) Retail
17 136 (8.17%) Waterfall
18 133 (7.99%) Oracle
19 122 (7.33%) Project Management
19 122 (7.33%) Change Management
20 115 (6.91%) User Stories
21 114 (6.85%) Test Automation
22 112 (6.73%) ISEB
22 112 (6.73%) Scrum
23 109 (6.55%) Windows Server
24 107 (6.43%) Analytics
25 100 (6.01%) Firewall
26 97 (5.83%) Data Analysis
27 94 (5.65%) SAP

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 62 (3.73%) SharePoint
2 60 (3.61%) MS Exchange
3 18 (1.08%) SAS
4 17 (1.02%) CMS
5 16 (0.96%) IIS
6 15 (0.90%) Confluence
7 12 (0.72%) Skype for Business
8 11 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
9 8 (0.48%) MQSeries
10 4 (0.24%) NetWeaver
10 4 (0.24%) Oracle Self-Service HR
10 4 (0.24%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.12%) Captiva
11 2 (0.12%) Documentum
11 2 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.12%) Exstream Dialogue
11 2 (0.12%) Moodle
11 2 (0.12%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.12%) WordPress
12 1 (0.060%) Tomcat
Applications
1 170 (10.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 152 (9.13%) Microsoft Office
3 47 (2.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 41 (2.46%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.12%) Open Workbench
6 2 (0.12%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.12%) SPSS
7 1 (0.060%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 28 (1.68%) Dynamics AX
2 23 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 15 (0.90%) NetSuite
4 14 (0.84%) SAP S/4HANA
5 13 (0.78%) SAP FI
6 12 (0.72%) SAP CO
6 12 (0.72%) SAP FI/CO
7 8 (0.48%) SAP WM
8 7 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
9 6 (0.36%) SAP ERP
9 6 (0.36%) SAP MM
10 5 (0.30%) Infor M3
10 5 (0.30%) SAP FI-CA
10 5 (0.30%) SAP HCM
10 5 (0.30%) SAP HR
10 5 (0.30%) SAP PP
10 5 (0.30%) SAP PSCD
10 5 (0.30%) SAP SD
11 4 (0.24%) MoSes
11 4 (0.24%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 91 (5.47%) Office 365
2 80 (4.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (1.98%) SaaS
4 20 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
5 15 (0.90%) Azure Active Directory
5 15 (0.90%) Dynamics 365
6 12 (0.72%) PaaS
7 11 (0.66%) IaaS
8 9 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (0.54%) OneDrive
9 8 (0.48%) SuccessFactors
10 7 (0.42%) Google Analytics
11 5 (0.30%) Mimecast
12 2 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.12%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.060%) G Suite
13 1 (0.060%) GitHub
13 1 (0.060%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 100 (6.01%) Firewall
2 62 (3.73%) LAN
3 60 (3.61%) WAN
4 55 (3.31%) TCP/IP
5 49 (2.94%) DNS
6 43 (2.58%) DHCP
7 39 (2.34%) Internet
8 29 (1.74%) VPN
9 23 (1.38%) VLAN
10 21 (1.26%) Network Security
11 19 (1.14%) HTTP
12 14 (0.84%) FTP
12 14 (0.84%) SSH
12 14 (0.84%) Wireless
13 13 (0.78%) Skype
13 13 (0.78%) VoIP
14 11 (0.66%) Intrusion Detection
15 8 (0.48%) DEFINITY
15 8 (0.48%) SSL
16 7 (0.42%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (8.59%) SQL Server
2 72 (4.33%) Power BI
3 67 (4.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 46 (2.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 38 (2.28%) Data Warehouse
6 26 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 22 (1.32%) Crystal Reports
8 21 (1.26%) MySQL
8 21 (1.26%) QlikView
8 21 (1.26%) Relational Database
9 20 (1.20%) BusinessObjects
10 17 (1.02%) Big Data
11 16 (0.96%) Oracle Database
12 14 (0.84%) SAP BW
13 13 (0.78%) DB2
14 9 (0.54%) Data Mining
14 9 (0.54%) Hadoop
15 8 (0.48%) SAP HANA
16 7 (0.42%) OLAP
16 7 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 64 (3.85%) Selenium
2 37 (2.22%) JIRA
3 20 (1.20%) Cucumber
4 19 (1.14%) Jenkins
5 16 (0.96%) SoapUI
6 10 (0.60%) Maven
7 9 (0.54%) HP UFT
8 7 (0.42%) JMeter
8 7 (0.42%) WebDriver
9 6 (0.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (0.36%) Git (software)
9 6 (0.36%) Sonatype Nexus
9 6 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (0.30%) TestLink
11 4 (0.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 4 (0.24%) Zephyr
12 3 (0.18%) LoadRunner
12 3 (0.18%) NeoLoad
13 2 (0.12%) LSMW
13 2 (0.12%) Toad
General
1 266 (15.99%) Finance
2 136 (8.17%) Retail
3 62 (3.73%) Manufacturing
4 57 (3.43%) Billing
5 49 (2.94%) Marketing
6 36 (2.16%) Legal
7 33 (1.98%) Telecoms
8 25 (1.50%) Banking
9 19 (1.14%) Automotive
10 15 (0.90%) Law
11 14 (0.84%) Games
12 12 (0.72%) Advertising
13 11 (0.66%) Publishing
14 5 (0.30%) Back Office
14 5 (0.30%) Electronics
15 4 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.18%) Financial Institution
16 3 (0.18%) Front Office
16 3 (0.18%) Local Government
17 2 (0.12%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (3.06%) Web Services
2 32 (1.92%) .NET
3 29 (1.74%) XML
4 28 (1.68%) SOAP
5 23 (1.38%) HTML
6 21 (1.26%) JSON
7 20 (1.20%) REST
8 10 (0.60%) SAP Basis
8 10 (0.60%) XSLT
9 8 (0.48%) CSS
10 7 (0.42%) RESTful
11 6 (0.36%) jQuery
11 6 (0.36%) MDX
12 5 (0.30%) EDI
12 5 (0.30%) Gherkin
12 5 (0.30%) HTML5
12 5 (0.30%) JMS
12 5 (0.30%) RabbitMQ
13 4 (0.24%) ASP.NET
13 4 (0.24%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 338 (20.31%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (3.37%) Management Information System
3 43 (2.58%) Self-Motivation
4 34 (2.04%) Data Centre
5 32 (1.92%) CMDB
6 21 (1.26%) NHS
7 19 (1.14%) Cyberthreat
8 18 (1.08%) Clustering
9 17 (1.02%) FMCG
10 16 (0.96%) Driving Licence
11 15 (0.90%) Data Protection Act
12 14 (0.84%) Internet of Things
12 14 (0.84%) Mobile App
13 13 (0.78%) User Experience
14 12 (0.72%) Cyberattack
15 10 (0.60%) Enterprise Storage
16 9 (0.54%) Credit Risk
16 9 (0.54%) Data Structures
16 9 (0.54%) EPoS
16 9 (0.54%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 267 (16.05%) Windows
2 109 (6.55%) Windows Server
3 82 (4.93%) Linux
4 48 (2.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 45 (2.70%) Windows 7
5 45 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 34 (2.04%) Unix
7 28 (1.68%) Windows Server 2003
8 27 (1.62%) Windows 10
9 20 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (0.54%) Windows 8
11 6 (0.36%) Android
11 6 (0.36%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.18%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.12%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.12%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.060%) CentOS
14 1 (0.060%) HPUX
14 1 (0.060%) Solaris
14 1 (0.060%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 417 (25.06%) Agile Software Development
2 251 (15.08%) ITIL
3 223 (13.40%) Problem-Solving
4 212 (12.74%) Business Analysis
5 165 (9.92%) Stakeholder Management
6 160 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
7 136 (8.17%) Waterfall
8 122 (7.33%) Change Management
8 122 (7.33%) Project Management
9 115 (6.91%) User Stories
10 114 (6.85%) Test Automation
11 112 (6.73%) Scrum
12 107 (6.43%) Analytics
13 97 (5.83%) Data Analysis
14 86 (5.17%) ERP
15 84 (5.05%) Service Management
16 82 (4.93%) Information Security
17 78 (4.69%) Continuous Improvement
18 77 (4.63%) Software Testing
19 76 (4.57%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 334 (20.07%) SQL
2 75 (4.51%) Java
3 40 (2.40%) T-SQL
4 38 (2.28%) VBA
5 29 (1.74%) C#
6 28 (1.68%) PowerShell
6 28 (1.68%) Python
7 26 (1.56%) JavaScript
8 23 (1.38%) PL/SQL
9 21 (1.26%) C
10 20 (1.20%) VB
11 17 (1.02%) R
12 16 (0.96%) ABAP
13 13 (0.78%) VBScript
14 8 (0.48%) Bash Shell
15 7 (0.42%) PHP
16 4 (0.24%) C++
17 3 (0.18%) Groovy
18 2 (0.12%) Perl
18 2 (0.12%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 188 (11.30%) Degree
2 112 (6.73%) ISEB
3 60 (3.61%) ISTQB
4 59 (3.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 58 (3.49%) Security Cleared
6 50 (3.00%) MCSE
7 41 (2.46%) Computer Science Degree
8 37 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
8 37 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 37 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
9 33 (1.98%) CISSP
10 31 (1.86%) SC Cleared
11 28 (1.68%) CCNA
12 24 (1.44%) MCP
12 24 (1.44%) MCSA
13 21 (1.26%) CISM
14 19 (1.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 15 (0.90%) GIAC
15 15 (0.90%) IIBA
16 12 (0.72%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (5.05%) SLA
2 83 (4.99%) QA
3 56 (3.37%) GDPR
4 45 (2.70%) PMO
5 41 (2.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 29 (1.74%) Data Quality
7 26 (1.56%) PCI DSS
8 10 (0.60%) COBIT
9 8 (0.48%) Cyber Essentials
10 6 (0.36%) P3O
10 6 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 5 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 3 (0.18%) Actionable Recommendations
12 3 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 2 (0.12%) IFRS
13 2 (0.12%) IFRS 9
13 2 (0.12%) PSD2
14 1 (0.060%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 142 (8.53%) Active Directory
2 52 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (2.82%) Hyper-V
4 11 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
4 11 (0.66%) XenServer
5 8 (0.48%) vSphere
6 5 (0.30%) Snort
6 5 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (0.30%) XenApp
7 4 (0.24%) Firmware
8 3 (0.18%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.060%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.060%) GPFS
9 1 (0.060%) vCloud
9 1 (0.060%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
1 15 (0.90%) SCCM
2 8 (0.48%) HP ALM
2 8 (0.48%) Puppet
3 6 (0.36%) WSUS
4 5 (0.30%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 4 (0.24%) Nessus
5 4 (0.24%) NetBackup
5 4 (0.24%) QRadar
6 3 (0.18%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 3 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.18%) SCOM
7 2 (0.12%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.12%) Ansible
7 2 (0.12%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.060%) cPanel
8 1 (0.060%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.060%) Nagios
8 1 (0.060%) Nmap
8 1 (0.060%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 384 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 133 (7.99%) Oracle
3 94 (5.65%) SAP
4 81 (4.87%) VMware
5 76 (4.57%) Cisco
6 54 (3.25%) Citrix
7 46 (2.76%) ServiceNow
8 37 (2.22%) Tableau
9 24 (1.44%) NetApp
10 22 (1.32%) HP
11 20 (1.20%) Red Hat
12 18 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
13 15 (0.90%) JD Edwards
14 13 (0.78%) IBM
14 13 (0.78%) LogRhythm
15 12 (0.72%) Google
16 11 (0.66%) Dell
16 11 (0.66%) JDA
16 11 (0.66%) Remedy
17 10 (0.60%) McAfee