Period
to 20 October 2017

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £36,000 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 20 October 2017.

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
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 9 8
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 2390 3024 3367
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 16.03% 16.44% 17.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.59% 16.99% 18.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1979 2532 2820
Midlands median annual salary £36,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +4.17% +2.86%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £20,750
90th Percentile £53,750 £53,750 £51,750
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 14407 17795 18258
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.63% 96.74% 96.85%
Number of salaries quoted 11987 14045 15076
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 20 October 2017.

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 20 October 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
West Midlands -1 1547 £36,000 -4.00% 63
East Midlands 0 838 £36,000 - 44
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 Midlands region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 590 (24.69%) SQL
2 535 (22.38%) Agile Software Development
3 519 (21.72%) Finance
4 498 (20.84%) Microsoft
5 450 (18.83%) Analytical Skills
6 404 (16.90%) Windows
7 311 (13.01%) ITIL
8 283 (11.84%) Business Analysis
9 246 (10.29%) Microsoft Office
10 234 (9.79%) Stakeholder Management
11 233 (9.75%) Degree
12 219 (9.16%) Microsoft Excel
13 217 (9.08%) Active Directory
14 216 (9.04%) Retail
15 197 (8.24%) Test Automation
16 188 (7.87%) SAP
17 182 (7.62%) SQL Server
18 179 (7.49%) User Acceptance Testing
19 163 (6.82%) Data Analysis
20 162 (6.78%) Scrum
21 159 (6.65%) Business Intelligence
22 157 (6.57%) QA
23 151 (6.32%) VMware
24 141 (5.90%) Windows Server
25 139 (5.82%) Project Management
26 133 (5.56%) ISEB
26 133 (5.56%) SDLC
27 130 (5.44%) JIRA
28 129 (5.40%) Change Management
29 128 (5.36%) Selenium

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
1 105 (4.39%) SAS
2 74 (3.10%) MS Exchange
3 55 (2.30%) SharePoint
4 28 (1.17%) Confluence
5 22 (0.92%) Apache
6 20 (0.84%) CMS
7 18 (0.75%) Tomcat
8 16 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
9 11 (0.46%) IIS
10 8 (0.33%) Apache Spark
10 8 (0.33%) Skype for Business
11 7 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2007
11 7 (0.29%) Gentran
11 7 (0.29%) JBoss
11 7 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
12 5 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2003
12 5 (0.21%) Moodle
12 5 (0.21%) WebLogic
13 4 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 246 (10.29%) Microsoft Office
2 219 (9.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 56 (2.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 48 (2.01%) MS Visio
5 19 (0.79%) Microsoft Project
6 18 (0.75%) SPSS
7 13 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
8 6 (0.25%) Open Workbench
9 3 (0.13%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.084%) AutoCAD
10 2 (0.084%) CATIA
10 2 (0.084%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 46 (1.92%) SAP MM
2 38 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
3 32 (1.34%) SAP CO
4 31 (1.30%) SAP FI
4 31 (1.30%) SAP FI/CO
5 25 (1.05%) SAP PP
6 19 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
6 19 (0.79%) SAP SCM
7 18 (0.75%) Dynamics NAV
8 15 (0.63%) SAP EWM
9 14 (0.59%) SAP MII
9 14 (0.59%) SAP PP-PI
10 11 (0.46%) SAP QM
11 10 (0.42%) assyst
12 8 (0.33%) SAP LE
13 5 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
13 5 (0.21%) SAP Hybris
14 4 (0.17%) Bond Adapt
14 4 (0.17%) Magento
14 4 (0.17%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 95 (3.97%) Office 365
2 56 (2.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (1.51%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (0.79%) SaaS
5 14 (0.59%) Google Analytics
5 14 (0.59%) PaaS
6 13 (0.54%) GitHub
7 11 (0.46%) IaaS
8 8 (0.33%) Dynamics 365
9 6 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (0.17%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.084%) AdWords
11 2 (0.084%) BrowserStack
11 2 (0.084%) G Suite
12 1 (0.042%) Basecamp
12 1 (0.042%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 115 (4.81%) Firewall
2 62 (2.59%) LAN
3 53 (2.22%) WAN
4 49 (2.05%) TCP/IP
5 40 (1.67%) Internet
6 37 (1.55%) SAN
7 33 (1.38%) FTP
8 31 (1.30%) Network Security
9 22 (0.92%) DNS
10 17 (0.71%) VoIP
11 16 (0.67%) DHCP
11 16 (0.67%) MPLS
12 14 (0.59%) Broadband
13 13 (0.54%) Unified Communications
13 13 (0.54%) VPN
14 12 (0.50%) Intrusion Detection
15 11 (0.46%) SSL
16 9 (0.38%) IPsec
16 9 (0.38%) Wireless
17 7 (0.29%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 182 (7.62%) SQL Server
2 78 (3.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 55 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
3 55 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 50 (2.09%) BusinessObjects
5 39 (1.63%) Relational Database
6 33 (1.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 32 (1.34%) QlikView
8 27 (1.13%) Oracle Database
9 25 (1.05%) MySQL
10 23 (0.96%) Power BI
11 22 (0.92%) Big Data
12 19 (0.79%) MS Access
13 18 (0.75%) SAS Enterprise Guide
14 16 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
15 15 (0.63%) Data Mining
15 15 (0.63%) OLAP
16 14 (0.59%) Hadoop
17 13 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
18 10 (0.42%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 130 (5.44%) JIRA
2 128 (5.36%) Selenium
3 44 (1.84%) Cucumber
3 44 (1.84%) SoapUI
4 40 (1.67%) JMeter
5 22 (0.92%) Appium
6 21 (0.88%) Jenkins
7 19 (0.79%) Calabash
8 18 (0.75%) InstallShield
8 18 (0.75%) MSI
9 16 (0.67%) Ranorex
9 16 (0.67%) SpecFlow
10 15 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
11 14 (0.59%) JBehave
11 14 (0.59%) TeamCity
11 14 (0.59%) WebDriver
12 12 (0.50%) Git (software)
12 12 (0.50%) HP UFT
12 12 (0.50%) LoadRunner
13 11 (0.46%) WATIR
General
1 519 (21.72%) Finance
2 216 (9.04%) Retail
3 123 (5.15%) Marketing
4 118 (4.94%) Manufacturing
5 61 (2.55%) Banking
6 24 (1.00%) Automotive
7 22 (0.92%) Legal
8 21 (0.88%) Law
8 21 (0.88%) Telecoms
9 20 (0.84%) Advertising
10 19 (0.79%) Investment Banking
11 15 (0.63%) Back Office
12 13 (0.54%) Games
13 11 (0.46%) Vietnamese Language
14 9 (0.38%) Billing
15 6 (0.25%) French Language
15 6 (0.25%) Local Government
16 5 (0.21%) German Language
16 5 (0.21%) Spanish Language
17 4 (0.17%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (3.31%) .NET
2 74 (3.10%) XML
3 43 (1.80%) HTML
3 43 (1.80%) Web Services
4 38 (1.59%) SOAP
5 25 (1.05%) CSS
6 23 (0.96%) EDI
7 20 (0.84%) ASP.NET
8 19 (0.79%) Middleware
9 17 (0.71%) Gherkin
10 14 (0.59%) SAPUI5
11 13 (0.54%) AngularJS
12 11 (0.46%) EDIFACT
12 11 (0.46%) XML Messaging
13 8 (0.33%) J2EE
14 7 (0.29%) REST
15 6 (0.25%) HTML5
16 5 (0.21%) JSON
16 5 (0.21%) Natural Language Processing
16 5 (0.21%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 450 (18.83%) Analytical Skills
2 102 (4.27%) Management Information System
3 79 (3.31%) Computer Science
4 76 (3.18%) Data Centre
5 29 (1.21%) iPad
5 29 (1.21%) User Experience
6 25 (1.05%) Driving Licence
6 25 (1.05%) Enterprise Storage
7 24 (1.00%) Data Structures
8 19 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
9 18 (0.75%) Mobile App
10 16 (0.67%) Algorithms
10 16 (0.67%) iPhone
10 16 (0.67%) Video Conferencing
10 16 (0.67%) Virtual Team
11 14 (0.59%) EPoS
11 14 (0.59%) Smartphone
12 12 (0.50%) Credit Risk
12 12 (0.50%) Social Media
13 11 (0.46%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 404 (16.90%) Windows
2 141 (5.90%) Windows Server
3 97 (4.06%) Windows 7
4 91 (3.81%) Linux
5 76 (3.18%) Windows 10
6 64 (2.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 44 (1.84%) Unix
8 43 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
9 32 (1.34%) Windows 8
10 26 (1.09%) Android
11 22 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
12 16 (0.67%) Apple iOS
13 11 (0.46%) Windows XP
14 9 (0.38%) CentOS
15 8 (0.33%) Mac OS X
16 7 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 6 (0.25%) Windows Vista
18 4 (0.17%) Data ONTAP
19 3 (0.13%) SUSE
19 3 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 535 (22.38%) Agile Software Development
2 311 (13.01%) ITIL
3 283 (11.84%) Business Analysis
4 234 (9.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 197 (8.24%) Test Automation
6 179 (7.49%) User Acceptance Testing
7 163 (6.82%) Data Analysis
8 162 (6.78%) Scrum
9 159 (6.65%) Business Intelligence
10 139 (5.82%) Project Management
11 133 (5.56%) SDLC
12 129 (5.40%) Change Management
13 119 (4.98%) Analytics
13 119 (4.98%) Test Scripting
14 117 (4.90%) Process Improvement
15 115 (4.81%) Waterfall
16 114 (4.77%) CRM
16 114 (4.77%) User Stories
17 104 (4.35%) E-Commerce
18 90 (3.77%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 590 (24.69%) SQL
2 105 (4.39%) Java
3 91 (3.81%) C#
4 54 (2.26%) VBA
5 46 (1.92%) PowerShell
6 39 (1.63%) Python
7 38 (1.59%) R
8 37 (1.55%) JavaScript
9 36 (1.51%) T-SQL
10 26 (1.09%) VBScript
11 23 (0.96%) PL/SQL
12 21 (0.88%) C
13 18 (0.75%) ABAP
14 16 (0.67%) VB
15 15 (0.63%) Bash Shell
16 11 (0.46%) Ruby
17 10 (0.42%) Shell Script
18 8 (0.33%) VB.NET
19 6 (0.25%) C++
20 5 (0.21%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 233 (9.75%) Degree
2 133 (5.56%) ISEB
3 88 (3.68%) Security Cleared
4 72 (3.01%) SC Cleared
5 64 (2.68%) ISTQB
6 51 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
6 51 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
7 41 (1.72%) CISSP
8 35 (1.46%) Cisco Certification
9 28 (1.17%) CCNA
9 28 (1.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 26 (1.09%) MCSE
11 25 (1.05%) CISM
12 20 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
13 17 (0.71%) GCIH
13 17 (0.71%) GIAC
14 15 (0.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 14 (0.59%) DV Cleared
15 14 (0.59%) MCP
16 13 (0.54%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 157 (6.57%) QA
2 99 (4.14%) SLA
3 43 (1.80%) PMO
4 37 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 31 (1.30%) Data Quality
6 24 (1.00%) GDPR
7 23 (0.96%) PCI DSS
8 14 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 12 (0.50%) Cyber Essentials
10 10 (0.42%) COBIT
11 9 (0.38%) BS25999
12 6 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 5 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 3 (0.13%) P3O
15 2 (0.084%) FINRA
15 2 (0.084%) FIPS 140-2
15 2 (0.084%) ISO 22301
16 1 (0.042%) HIPAA
16 1 (0.042%) ISO 9001
16 1 (0.042%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 217 (9.08%) Active Directory
2 80 (3.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (1.76%) Hyper-V
4 19 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
5 18 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
6 17 (0.71%) vSphere
7 16 (0.67%) Snort
8 14 (0.59%) XenApp
9 10 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
10 8 (0.33%) Docker
11 7 (0.29%) XenDesktop
12 5 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
12 5 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
13 4 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 4 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
14 3 (0.13%) VMware Server
15 2 (0.084%) BitLocker
15 2 (0.084%) XenServer
16 1 (0.042%) HDFS
16 1 (0.042%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 57 (2.38%) SCCM
2 20 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
3 12 (0.50%) vCenter Server
4 10 (0.42%) Ansible
4 10 (0.42%) SCOM
5 9 (0.38%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 9 (0.38%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 9 (0.38%) QRadar
5 9 (0.38%) WSUS
6 7 (0.29%) Backup Exec
6 7 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 6 (0.25%) Puppet
7 6 (0.25%) Terraform
8 5 (0.21%) Cisco CUCM
8 5 (0.21%) Oozie
9 4 (0.17%) RSA enVision
10 3 (0.13%) EnCase
10 3 (0.13%) FortiGate
10 3 (0.13%) FTK
10 3 (0.13%) SCSM
Vendors
1 498 (20.84%) Microsoft
2 188 (7.87%) SAP
3 151 (6.32%) VMware
4 112 (4.69%) Oracle
5 103 (4.31%) Citrix
6 95 (3.97%) Tableau
7 70 (2.93%) Cisco
8 36 (1.51%) Remedy
9 35 (1.46%) NetApp
10 32 (1.34%) IBM
11 27 (1.13%) Google
12 26 (1.09%) Dell
13 25 (1.05%) Cognos
13 25 (1.05%) ServiceNow
14 22 (0.92%) SolarWinds
15 20 (0.84%) Apple
15 20 (0.84%) EqualLogic
15 20 (0.84%) HP
16 18 (0.75%) AppSense
17 15 (0.63%) JD Edwards