Period
to 24 January 2022

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £38,887 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 24 January 2022.

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
24 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 9 15 12
Rank change year-on-year +6 -3 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 1,378 657 1,384
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 13.26% 11.94% 13.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.14% 12.41% 13.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1,142 522 1,176
10th Percentile £23,500 £21,750 £21,250
25th Percentile £28,268 £29,000 £26,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £38,887 £37,553 £35,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.55% +7.29% -
75th Percentile £48,750 £47,500 £45,000
90th Percentile £57,950 £51,500 £52,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +9.76% -2.38%

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 9,748 5,292 10,081
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.83% 96.17% 96.21%
Number of salaries quoted 7,033 4,243 8,543
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £34,875 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £63,750 £57,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £70,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +1.94%

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 24 January 2022.

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 24 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
West Midlands +9 970 £40,000 - 146
East Midlands 0 396 £37,000 +0.68% 68
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 Midlands region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 430 (31.20%) Social Skills
2 345 (25.04%) Microsoft
3 311 (22.57%) SQL
4 272 (19.74%) Analytical Skills
5 265 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
6 253 (18.36%) Problem-Solving
7 247 (17.92%) Windows
8 243 (17.63%) Finance
9 182 (13.21%) Active Directory
10 180 (13.06%) Business Intelligence
10 180 (13.06%) Microsoft Office
11 173 (12.55%) Business Analysis
12 169 (12.26%) Microsoft 365
13 166 (12.05%) ITIL
14 163 (11.83%) Microsoft Excel
15 139 (10.09%) Power Platform
16 136 (9.87%) Stakeholder Management
17 135 (9.80%) Azure
18 130 (9.43%) Analytics
19 126 (9.14%) Data Analysis
20 123 (8.93%) Power BI
21 115 (8.35%) Windows Server
22 109 (7.91%) SQL Server
23 108 (7.84%) Degree
24 107 (7.76%) Requirements Gathering
25 106 (7.69%) Windows 10
26 103 (7.47%) ERP
27 100 (7.26%) Retail
28 96 (6.97%) User Stories
29 91 (6.60%) SLA

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 50 (3.63%) SharePoint
2 20 (1.45%) MS Exchange
3 14 (1.02%) IIS
4 13 (0.94%) Confluence
4 13 (0.94%) SAS
5 3 (0.22%) Drupal
6 2 (0.15%) CMS
6 2 (0.15%) Podio
6 2 (0.15%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.15%) WordPress
7 1 (0.073%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.073%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.073%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.073%) nginx
7 1 (0.073%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 180 (13.06%) Microsoft Office
2 163 (11.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 25 (1.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 25 (1.81%) Spreadsheet
4 16 (1.16%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.29%) SPSS
7 1 (0.073%) Blender
Business Applications
1 14 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
2 12 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.87%) Dynamics GP
2 12 (0.87%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (0.58%) PRMS
4 7 (0.51%) Magento
5 5 (0.36%) IntelliMatch
6 4 (0.29%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
6 4 (0.29%) SAP HCM
7 3 (0.22%) Alphatax
7 3 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.22%) Sage 1000
7 3 (0.22%) SAP CO
7 3 (0.22%) SAP FI
7 3 (0.22%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (0.22%) SAP HR
7 3 (0.22%) SAP S/4HANA
8 2 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.15%) Sage 200
8 2 (0.15%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 169 (12.26%) Microsoft 365
2 139 (10.09%) Power Platform
3 135 (9.80%) Azure
4 63 (4.57%) Dynamics 365
5 26 (1.89%) SaaS
6 20 (1.45%) AWS
7 16 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
8 15 (1.09%) GCP
9 14 (1.02%) Google Analytics
9 14 (1.02%) OneDrive
10 11 (0.80%) Azure Active Directory
10 11 (0.80%) Azure Data Factory
10 11 (0.80%) PowerApps
11 10 (0.73%) Azure Logic Apps
12 8 (0.58%) Power Automate
13 6 (0.44%) Slack
14 5 (0.36%) Cloudflare
14 5 (0.36%) Google Tag Manager
14 5 (0.36%) OpenDNS
14 5 (0.36%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 75 (5.44%) DHCP
1 75 (5.44%) Firewall
2 71 (5.15%) DNS
3 58 (4.21%) TCP/IP
4 49 (3.56%) VPN
5 42 (3.05%) LAN
6 39 (2.83%) WAN
7 23 (1.67%) Network Security
8 21 (1.52%) VoIP
9 17 (1.23%) FTP
10 16 (1.16%) HTTP
10 16 (1.16%) Wi-Fi
11 14 (1.02%) Wireless
12 13 (0.94%) Internet
12 13 (0.94%) VLAN
13 10 (0.73%) WLAN
14 8 (0.58%) SAN
15 7 (0.51%) Intranet
15 7 (0.51%) IPsec
15 7 (0.51%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (8.93%) Power BI
2 109 (7.91%) SQL Server
3 67 (4.86%) Data Warehouse
4 59 (4.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 35 (2.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 31 (2.25%) Tableau
7 23 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
8 21 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
9 18 (1.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 15 (1.09%) Big Data
10 15 (1.09%) Power Query
11 14 (1.02%) Crystal Reports
12 13 (0.94%) Relational Database
13 12 (0.87%) MySQL
14 11 (0.80%) Data Mining
15 9 (0.65%) Data Lake
15 9 (0.65%) QlikView
16 8 (0.58%) BigQuery
17 7 (0.51%) SQL Server 2019
18 6 (0.44%) Metadata
Development Applications
1 68 (4.93%) JIRA
2 29 (2.10%) Selenium
3 12 (0.87%) Jenkins
3 12 (0.87%) Postman
3 12 (0.87%) Toad
4 11 (0.80%) Git (software)
5 9 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (0.58%) Cucumber
6 8 (0.58%) JMeter
7 7 (0.51%) Browser DevTools
8 6 (0.44%) REST Assured
8 6 (0.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 5 (0.36%) WebDriver
10 4 (0.29%) Appium
10 4 (0.29%) Maven
10 4 (0.29%) Robot Framework
10 4 (0.29%) SoapUI
10 4 (0.29%) SpecFlow
10 4 (0.29%) TestNG
10 4 (0.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 430 (31.20%) Social Skills
2 272 (19.74%) Analytical Skills
3 243 (17.63%) Finance
4 100 (7.26%) Retail
5 90 (6.53%) Law
6 82 (5.95%) Marketing
7 77 (5.59%) Manufacturing
8 66 (4.79%) Presentation Skills
9 52 (3.77%) Legal
10 50 (3.63%) Influencing Skills
11 44 (3.19%) Organisational Skills
12 24 (1.74%) Public Sector
13 23 (1.67%) Inclusion and Diversity
14 18 (1.31%) Advertising
15 16 (1.16%) Back Office
15 16 (1.16%) Banking
16 15 (1.09%) Telecoms
17 13 (0.94%) Automotive
18 8 (0.58%) Billing
18 8 (0.58%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (3.34%) .NET
2 42 (3.05%) XML
3 23 (1.67%) EDI
4 18 (1.31%) HTML
4 18 (1.31%) Web Services
5 16 (1.16%) REST
5 16 (1.16%) XSLT
6 13 (0.94%) Regular Expression
6 13 (0.94%) SOAP
7 12 (0.87%) CSS
7 12 (0.87%) RESTful
8 9 (0.65%) JSON
8 9 (0.65%) Middleware
9 6 (0.44%) ODBC
10 5 (0.36%) MDX
10 5 (0.36%) PySpark
11 4 (0.29%) AngularJS
12 3 (0.22%) ADO
12 3 (0.22%) Gherkin
12 3 (0.22%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 74 (5.37%) Management Information System
2 64 (4.64%) Self-Motivation
3 50 (3.63%) Driving Licence
4 29 (2.10%) Data Protection Act
5 19 (1.38%) Data Structures
5 19 (1.38%) User Experience
6 18 (1.31%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 18 (1.31%) Data Centre
7 16 (1.16%) Cyberthreat
7 16 (1.16%) FMCG
8 14 (1.02%) Smart Meter
9 12 (0.87%) Mobile App
9 12 (0.87%) Security Operations Centre
10 11 (0.80%) Greenfield Project
11 9 (0.65%) Analytical Mindset
11 9 (0.65%) Fat Client
11 9 (0.65%) Smartphone
11 9 (0.65%) Thin Client
12 8 (0.58%) iSeries
12 8 (0.58%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 247 (17.92%) Windows
2 115 (8.35%) Windows Server
3 106 (7.69%) Windows 10
4 51 (3.70%) Windows 7
5 32 (2.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (1.89%) Linux
7 25 (1.81%) Windows Server 2016
8 16 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (1.09%) Windows Server 2019
10 12 (0.87%) Android
11 10 (0.73%) Apple iOS
12 9 (0.65%) Unix
13 6 (0.44%) Windows 8
14 4 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
16 2 (0.15%) VMS
17 1 (0.073%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 265 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
2 253 (18.36%) Problem-Solving
3 180 (13.06%) Business Intelligence
4 173 (12.55%) Business Analysis
5 166 (12.05%) ITIL
6 136 (9.87%) Stakeholder Management
7 130 (9.43%) Analytics
8 126 (9.14%) Data Analysis
9 107 (7.76%) Requirements Gathering
10 103 (7.47%) ERP
11 96 (6.97%) User Stories
12 85 (6.17%) Change Management
13 84 (6.10%) Incident Management
14 83 (6.02%) Continuous Improvement
15 78 (5.66%) Project Management
15 78 (5.66%) Service Management
16 77 (5.59%) Process Improvement
17 71 (5.15%) Data Modelling
18 69 (5.01%) Information Security
19 64 (4.64%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 311 (22.57%) SQL
2 61 (4.43%) Python
3 53 (3.85%) T-SQL
4 49 (3.56%) C#
5 48 (3.48%) Java
6 40 (2.90%) VBA
7 32 (2.32%) PowerShell
8 22 (1.60%) JavaScript
9 21 (1.52%) C
10 19 (1.38%) R
11 15 (1.09%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 14 (1.02%) VB.NET
13 12 (0.87%) RPG
14 10 (0.73%) VB
15 8 (0.58%) C++
15 8 (0.58%) PL/SQL
16 7 (0.51%) Groovy
17 6 (0.44%) Shell Script
18 5 (0.36%) MATLAB
18 5 (0.36%) Perl
Qualifications
1 108 (7.84%) Degree
2 47 (3.41%) Security Cleared
3 42 (3.05%) SC Cleared
4 40 (2.90%) ISEB
5 31 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 26 (1.89%) A+ Certification
7 19 (1.38%) HND
7 19 (1.38%) ISTQB
8 16 (1.16%) HNC
9 15 (1.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 14 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
11 13 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
12 12 (0.87%) CompTIA Security+
12 12 (0.87%) Computer Science Degree
13 10 (0.73%) CCNA
13 10 (0.73%) CISSP
13 10 (0.73%) MCP
14 9 (0.65%) CEH
14 9 (0.65%) CISM
15 7 (0.51%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (6.60%) SLA
2 85 (6.17%) QA
3 41 (2.98%) GDPR
4 37 (2.69%) PMO
5 34 (2.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 27 (1.96%) Data Quality
7 16 (1.16%) NIST
8 8 (0.58%) COBIT
8 8 (0.58%) Cyber Essentials
8 8 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 6 (0.44%) GRC
10 5 (0.36%) Accessibility
11 4 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 4 (0.29%) ISO 9001
12 3 (0.22%) HIPAA
12 3 (0.22%) P3O
12 3 (0.22%) SSAE 16
13 2 (0.15%) ISAE 3402
13 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 2 (0.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 182 (13.21%) Active Directory
2 25 (1.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (0.80%) XenApp
4 10 (0.73%) BitLocker
5 7 (0.51%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.22%) Docker
7 3 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.22%) vSphere
8 1 (0.073%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 1 (0.073%) Firmware
8 1 (0.073%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.073%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 34 (2.47%) SCCM
2 21 (1.52%) Microsoft Intune
3 10 (0.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 9 (0.65%) WSUS
5 6 (0.44%) Kubernetes
6 5 (0.36%) Backup Exec
7 4 (0.29%) Ansible
7 4 (0.29%) BMC PATROL
7 4 (0.29%) FortiGate
7 4 (0.29%) Grafana
7 4 (0.29%) HP ALM
8 3 (0.22%) Jamf Pro
8 3 (0.22%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.15%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
9 2 (0.15%) Computer Incident Response Team
9 2 (0.15%) Control-M
9 2 (0.15%) RSA Archer
9 2 (0.15%) Terraform
10 1 (0.073%) Cisco CME
10 1 (0.073%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 345 (25.04%) Microsoft
2 56 (4.06%) Cisco
3 51 (3.70%) VMware
4 48 (3.48%) Oracle
5 44 (3.19%) SAP
6 35 (2.54%) ServiceNow
7 33 (2.39%) Splunk
8 29 (2.10%) Citrix
9 27 (1.96%) Google
10 22 (1.60%) Dell
11 20 (1.45%) Apple
11 20 (1.45%) HP
11 20 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
12 19 (1.38%) SolarWinds
13 18 (1.31%) BMC
14 17 (1.23%) LogRhythm
15 16 (1.16%) MicroStrategy
16 15 (1.09%) Cognos
17 13 (0.94%) IBM
18 11 (0.80%) Databricks