Period
to 16 January 2021

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £37,553 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 16 January 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
16 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 14 11 10
Rank change year-on-year -3 -1 +2
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 641 1,383 1,681
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 11.87% 13.15% 13.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.36% 13.67% 14.55%
Number of salaries quoted 566 1,213 1,403
Median annual salary £37,553 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.29% - -1.41%
10th Percentile £22,250 £21,250 £21,750
90th Percentile £52,250 £51,250 £50,850
England median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +9.76% -3.53% +6.25%

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 5,188 10,116 11,551
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.09% 96.21% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4,118 8,560 8,832
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £68,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94% +3.00%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 -7 394 £37,500 +4.17% 62
East Midlands -1 244 £37,500 +7.14% 34
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 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.

1 181 (28.24%) SQL
2 162 (25.27%) Microsoft
3 143 (22.31%) Problem-Solving
4 126 (19.66%) Windows
5 112 (17.47%) Analytical Skills
6 99 (15.44%) Finance
7 98 (15.29%) ITIL
8 95 (14.82%) Agile Software Development
9 80 (12.48%) Office 365
10 73 (11.39%) SQL Server
11 72 (11.23%) Business Analysis
12 68 (10.61%) Stakeholder Management
13 65 (10.14%) Business Intelligence
14 62 (9.67%) Microsoft Office
15 61 (9.52%) Microsoft Excel
16 60 (9.36%) Active Directory
16 60 (9.36%) Azure
17 57 (8.89%) Requirements Gathering
18 52 (8.11%) C#
19 49 (7.64%) Analytics
20 48 (7.49%) Power Platform
21 47 (7.33%) Power BI
22 44 (6.86%) SDLC
23 40 (6.24%) Management Information System
23 40 (6.24%) .NET
24 39 (6.08%) Oracle
24 39 (6.08%) SLA
24 39 (6.08%) Project Management
24 39 (6.08%) GDPR
25 38 (5.93%) QA

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 24 (3.74%) SharePoint
2 22 (3.43%) CMS
3 13 (2.03%) Confluence
4 12 (1.87%) MS Exchange
5 7 (1.09%) IIS
6 4 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (0.62%) IBM Notes
6 4 (0.62%) Umbraco
7 3 (0.47%) SAS
8 2 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.31%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.16%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.16%) Mule
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 62 (9.67%) Microsoft Office
2 61 (9.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (2.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (2.03%) MS Visio
5 9 (1.40%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.16%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.25%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.78%) Magento
4 4 (0.62%) Bond Adapt
4 4 (0.62%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.31%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.31%) SAP FI-CA
5 2 (0.31%) SAP MII
5 2 (0.31%) SAP MM
5 2 (0.31%) SAP PP
5 2 (0.31%) SAP PP-PI
5 2 (0.31%) SAP PSCD
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.16%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 80 (12.48%) Office 365
2 60 (9.36%) Azure
3 48 (7.49%) Power Platform
4 33 (5.15%) SaaS
5 18 (2.81%) Dynamics 365
6 7 (1.09%) AWS
6 7 (1.09%) Azure Active Directory
6 7 (1.09%) SuccessFactors
7 6 (0.94%) Taleo
8 4 (0.62%) OpenDNS
9 3 (0.47%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.31%) G Suite
10 2 (0.31%) Lucidchart
10 2 (0.31%) PaaS
11 1 (0.16%) Adobe Analytics
11 1 (0.16%) Cloudflare
11 1 (0.16%) Google Tag Manager
11 1 (0.16%) IaaS
11 1 (0.16%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 26 (4.06%) Firewall
2 25 (3.90%) DNS
3 22 (3.43%) VoIP
4 20 (3.12%) TCP/IP
5 19 (2.96%) VPN
6 17 (2.65%) LAN
6 17 (2.65%) WAN
7 16 (2.50%) iSCSI
8 15 (2.34%) DHCP
8 15 (2.34%) SAN
9 12 (1.87%) Fibre Channel
10 11 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
11 10 (1.56%) Unified Communications
12 8 (1.25%) VLAN
13 7 (1.09%) FTP
13 7 (1.09%) HTTP
13 7 (1.09%) Intrusion Detection
14 6 (0.94%) Cisco ASA
14 6 (0.94%) MPLS
14 6 (0.94%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (11.39%) SQL Server
2 47 (7.33%) Power BI
3 15 (2.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (2.18%) Tableau
5 13 (2.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (1.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 11 (1.72%) Relational Database
8 8 (1.25%) Big Data
8 8 (1.25%) MySQL
9 7 (1.09%) Crystal Reports
10 6 (0.94%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (0.62%) Amazon RDS
12 4 (0.62%) DB2
12 4 (0.62%) SQL Server 2005
13 3 (0.47%) Oracle OWB
13 3 (0.47%) QlikView
13 3 (0.47%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 23 (3.59%) Selenium
2 19 (2.96%) JIRA
3 13 (2.03%) Postman
4 12 (1.87%) Visual Studio Team System
5 8 (1.25%) SpecFlow
6 7 (1.09%) Cucumber
6 7 (1.09%) Metasploit
7 6 (0.94%) Git (software)
8 5 (0.78%) ERwin
8 5 (0.78%) JMeter
9 4 (0.62%) Cypress.io
9 4 (0.62%) SoapUI
10 3 (0.47%) Appium
11 2 (0.31%) AutoIt
11 2 (0.31%) eggPlant
11 2 (0.31%) Jenkins
11 2 (0.31%) Newman
11 2 (0.31%) Protractor
11 2 (0.31%) REST Assured
11 2 (0.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 99 (15.44%) Finance
2 32 (4.99%) Public Sector
3 31 (4.84%) Retail
4 25 (3.90%) Marketing
5 20 (3.12%) Law
5 20 (3.12%) Manufacturing
6 13 (2.03%) Back Office
6 13 (2.03%) Legal
7 12 (1.87%) Digital Economy
8 11 (1.72%) Multimedia
9 9 (1.40%) Billing
9 9 (1.40%) Games
10 8 (1.25%) Social Housing
11 6 (0.94%) Automotive
12 5 (0.78%) Banking
12 5 (0.78%) Fire and Rescue
12 5 (0.78%) Local Government
12 5 (0.78%) Telecoms
13 4 (0.62%) French Language
13 4 (0.62%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (6.24%) .NET
2 26 (4.06%) CSS
2 26 (4.06%) HTML
3 25 (3.90%) jQuery
3 25 (3.90%) Web Services
4 23 (3.59%) RESTful
5 22 (3.43%) ASP.NET
6 18 (2.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 18 (2.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 17 (2.65%) XML
8 9 (1.40%) Regular Expression
9 5 (0.78%) Middleware
10 4 (0.62%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (0.62%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 4 (0.62%) JSON
10 4 (0.62%) KnockoutJS
10 4 (0.62%) SOAP
11 3 (0.47%) XHTML
12 2 (0.31%) EDI
12 2 (0.31%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 112 (17.47%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (6.24%) Management Information System
3 19 (2.96%) Mobile App
4 18 (2.81%) Data Centre
5 17 (2.65%) Self-Motivation
6 11 (1.72%) Driving Licence
7 10 (1.56%) AS400
8 9 (1.40%) Analytical Mindset
9 7 (1.09%) iSeries
9 7 (1.09%) Replication
10 6 (0.94%) Data Structures
10 6 (0.94%) User Experience
11 5 (0.78%) Cyberthreat
11 5 (0.78%) Mainframe
12 4 (0.62%) Enterprise Storage
12 4 (0.62%) Greenfield Project
12 4 (0.62%) IBM Mainframe
12 4 (0.62%) Linux Command Line
12 4 (0.62%) Security Operations Centre
12 4 (0.62%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 126 (19.66%) Windows
2 33 (5.15%) Windows Server
3 30 (4.68%) Windows 10
4 20 (3.12%) Linux
5 16 (2.50%) Unix
6 15 (2.34%) Windows 7
7 10 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (1.25%) Windows Server 2016
9 7 (1.09%) Android
10 5 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.62%) Windows Server 2019
12 3 (0.47%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.47%) Windows Vista
12 3 (0.47%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.31%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.16%) Kali Linux
14 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (22.31%) Problem-Solving
2 98 (15.29%) ITIL
3 95 (14.82%) Agile Software Development
4 72 (11.23%) Business Analysis
5 68 (10.61%) Stakeholder Management
6 65 (10.14%) Business Intelligence
7 57 (8.89%) Requirements Gathering
8 49 (7.64%) Analytics
9 44 (6.86%) SDLC
10 39 (6.08%) Project Management
11 38 (5.93%) Test Automation
12 37 (5.77%) Change Management
13 36 (5.62%) Data Analysis
13 36 (5.62%) Process Improvement
14 33 (5.15%) Problem Management
15 32 (4.99%) ERP
15 32 (4.99%) User Stories
16 28 (4.37%) SIEM
16 28 (4.37%) Workshop Facilitation
17 27 (4.21%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 181 (28.24%) SQL
2 52 (8.11%) C#
3 29 (4.52%) PowerShell
4 28 (4.37%) Python
5 25 (3.90%) Java
6 23 (3.59%) T-SQL
7 14 (2.18%) JavaScript
8 13 (2.03%) VB
9 12 (1.87%) Bash Shell
10 8 (1.25%) RPG
11 7 (1.09%) Perl
11 7 (1.09%) PL/SQL
12 6 (0.94%) R
12 6 (0.94%) VB6
12 6 (0.94%) VBA
13 4 (0.62%) C
13 4 (0.62%) RPG III
13 4 (0.62%) RPG/400
13 4 (0.62%) Ruby
14 3 (0.47%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 27 (4.21%) Degree
2 26 (4.06%) Security Cleared
3 23 (3.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
4 16 (2.50%) SC Cleared
5 14 (2.18%) ISTQB
6 12 (1.87%) A+ Certification
7 11 (1.72%) CCENT
7 11 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (1.72%) ISEB
8 10 (1.56%) MCSA
8 10 (1.56%) MCSE
9 9 (1.40%) CCNA
9 9 (1.40%) CISSP
10 8 (1.25%) CCNP
10 8 (1.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 7 (1.09%) DV Cleared
12 6 (0.94%) Computer Science Degree
12 6 (0.94%) GCIH
13 5 (0.78%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (6.08%) GDPR
1 39 (6.08%) SLA
2 38 (5.93%) QA
3 20 (3.12%) PMO
4 16 (2.50%) Data Quality
5 8 (1.25%) COBIT
5 8 (1.25%) GPG13
6 7 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.62%) Cyber Essentials
7 4 (0.62%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 4 (0.62%) P3O
7 4 (0.62%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.31%) NIST
9 1 (0.16%) IFRS
9 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 60 (9.36%) Active Directory
2 17 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.87%) Virtual Machines
4 11 (1.72%) XenDesktop
5 9 (1.40%) Hyper-V
6 8 (1.25%) XenApp
7 6 (0.94%) BitLocker
7 6 (0.94%) Virtual Desktop
8 4 (0.62%) NFS
9 3 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.31%) Cygwin
11 1 (0.16%) Firmware
11 1 (0.16%) HDFS
11 1 (0.16%) KVM
11 1 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 27 (4.21%) SCCM
2 4 (0.62%) Backup Exec
3 3 (0.47%) Control-M
3 3 (0.47%) WSUS
4 2 (0.31%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (0.31%) EnCase
4 2 (0.31%) FTK
4 2 (0.31%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.16%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 1 (0.16%) Computer Incident Response Team
5 1 (0.16%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.16%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.16%) Nessus
5 1 (0.16%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.16%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 162 (25.27%) Microsoft
2 39 (6.08%) Oracle
3 32 (4.99%) Citrix
3 32 (4.99%) VMware
4 31 (4.84%) SAP
5 25 (3.90%) Cisco
6 15 (2.34%) Salesforce.com
7 12 (1.87%) HP
7 12 (1.87%) IBM
8 11 (1.72%) Apple
9 9 (1.40%) Dell
9 9 (1.40%) ServiceNow
9 9 (1.40%) Sophos
9 9 (1.40%) Splunk
10 8 (1.25%) Cadence
10 8 (1.25%) Veeam
11 6 (0.94%) Ceridian
11 6 (0.94%) Google
11 6 (0.94%) JDA
11 6 (0.94%) Workday