Period
to 5 June 2020

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £39,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North of England during the 6 months to 5 June 2020.

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

Analyst
England > North of England
6 months to
5 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 14 9 11
Rank change year-on-year -5 +2 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 1,342 2,807 3,411
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 11.69% 14.86% 14.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.17% 15.39% 14.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1,064 2,313 2,844
Median annual salary £39,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.43% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £23,500 £21,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £52,500 £53,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -1.23% +1.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North of England. 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
North of England
Permanent vacancies in the North of England with a recognized job title 11,029 18,234 22,774
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.11% 96.54% 97.14%
Number of salaries quoted 8,939 14,187 18,851
Median annual salary £47,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.30% +1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £66,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +5.26%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in the North of England

Analyst
Salary Trend in the North of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Analyst in the North of England.

Salary trend for Analyst in the North of England

Analyst
Salary Histogram in the North of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Analyst in the North of England over the 6 months to 5 June 2020.

Salary histogram for Analyst in the North of England

Analyst
Job Locations in the North of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the North of England region over the 6 months to 5 June 2020. 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
North West -7 671 £40,000 - 53
Yorkshire -5 529 £38,500 +18.46% 22
North East -1 142 £32,500 +1.56% 9
Analyst
England

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England

For the 6 months to 5 June 2020, 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 North of England region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 359 (26.75%) Agile Software Development
2 346 (25.78%) SQL
3 338 (25.19%) Finance
4 260 (19.37%) Microsoft
5 216 (16.10%) Analytical Skills
6 207 (15.42%) Windows
7 199 (14.83%) Problem-Solving
8 197 (14.68%) ITIL
9 166 (12.37%) Stakeholder Management
10 141 (10.51%) Microsoft Excel
11 138 (10.28%) Test Automation
12 133 (9.91%) Business Analysis
13 131 (9.76%) Degree
14 130 (9.69%) Microsoft Office
15 118 (8.79%) Business Intelligence
16 115 (8.57%) SQL Server
17 102 (7.60%) Office 365
18 101 (7.53%) SDLC
18 101 (7.53%) Active Directory
19 99 (7.38%) Project Management
20 90 (6.71%) QA
20 90 (6.71%) Windows Server
21 89 (6.63%) Power BI
21 89 (6.63%) JIRA
21 89 (6.63%) Power Platform
22 87 (6.48%) Analytics
23 83 (6.18%) Cybersecurity
24 76 (5.66%) Data Analysis
25 75 (5.59%) Windows 10
26 73 (5.44%) SAP

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England 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 47 (3.50%) Confluence
2 32 (2.38%) MS Exchange
3 31 (2.31%) SharePoint
4 27 (2.01%) IIS
5 15 (1.12%) Apache
6 14 (1.04%) SAS
7 10 (0.75%) Tomcat
8 6 (0.45%) Alfresco
9 4 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (0.30%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.30%) WordPress
10 3 (0.22%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.15%) CMS
11 2 (0.15%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.15%) NetWeaver
11 2 (0.15%) Sitefinity
12 1 (0.075%) JBoss
12 1 (0.075%) OnBase
12 1 (0.075%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 141 (10.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 130 (9.69%) Microsoft Office
3 46 (3.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 20 (1.49%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.89%) SPSS
6 10 (0.75%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 26 (1.94%) SAP S/4HANA
2 23 (1.71%) SAP CO
2 23 (1.71%) SAP FI
2 23 (1.71%) SAP FI/CO
3 11 (0.82%) Payment Gateway
3 11 (0.82%) SAP ERP
4 10 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
5 9 (0.67%) SAP PP
6 8 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
6 8 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
6 8 (0.60%) Dynamics GP
6 8 (0.60%) SAP MM
6 8 (0.60%) Unit4 Business World
7 7 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
8 6 (0.45%) assyst
8 6 (0.45%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 6 (0.45%) Magento
8 6 (0.45%) Northgate Housing
8 6 (0.45%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 6 (0.45%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 102 (7.60%) Office 365
2 89 (6.63%) Power Platform
3 70 (5.22%) Azure
4 23 (1.71%) Dynamics 365
5 21 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
6 20 (1.49%) AWS
6 20 (1.49%) Trello
7 14 (1.04%) SaaS
8 8 (0.60%) Google Analytics
9 7 (0.52%) Yammer
10 5 (0.37%) Boomi
10 5 (0.37%) PaaS
11 4 (0.30%) Adobe Analytics
11 4 (0.30%) IaaS
12 3 (0.22%) AWS Lambda
12 3 (0.22%) GCP
12 3 (0.22%) GitHub
12 3 (0.22%) Mimecast
12 3 (0.22%) Power Automate
12 3 (0.22%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 63 (4.69%) Firewall
2 45 (3.35%) TCP/IP
3 32 (2.38%) LAN
4 31 (2.31%) DNS
5 26 (1.94%) WAN
6 25 (1.86%) Internet
7 23 (1.71%) Network Security
8 22 (1.64%) VPN
9 21 (1.56%) Wireless
10 18 (1.34%) HTTP
10 18 (1.34%) SAN
11 16 (1.19%) DHCP
12 15 (1.12%) SMTP
13 14 (1.04%) Remote Desktop
13 14 (1.04%) VoIP
14 9 (0.67%) Intrusion Detection
14 9 (0.67%) Skype
15 7 (0.52%) Wireshark
16 6 (0.45%) Cisco Nexus
16 6 (0.45%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 89 (6.63%) Power BI
3 51 (3.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 49 (3.65%) Data Warehouse
5 27 (2.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 25 (1.86%) SQL Server 2012
7 17 (1.27%) QlikView
8 16 (1.19%) Qlik Sense
8 16 (1.19%) Relational Database
9 15 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
10 13 (0.97%) NoSQL
11 12 (0.89%) Big Data
11 12 (0.89%) Data Mining
12 10 (0.75%) Oracle Database
13 9 (0.67%) MySQL
13 9 (0.67%) SQL Server 2014
14 8 (0.60%) InterSystems Cache
14 8 (0.60%) SSDT
15 7 (0.52%) EDRMS
16 6 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 89 (6.63%) JIRA
2 63 (4.69%) Selenium
3 34 (2.53%) WebDriver
4 32 (2.38%) Cucumber
4 32 (2.38%) SoapUI
5 31 (2.31%) Postman
5 31 (2.31%) Team Foundation Server
6 16 (1.19%) SpecFlow
7 15 (1.12%) JMeter
8 14 (1.04%) Jenkins
9 11 (0.82%) Ranorex
10 10 (0.75%) Git (software)
11 9 (0.67%) Visual Studio
12 7 (0.52%) Oracle APEX
12 7 (0.52%) TestRail
13 6 (0.45%) ERwin
14 5 (0.37%) HP UFT
14 5 (0.37%) JBehave
14 5 (0.37%) LoadRunner
14 5 (0.37%) Metasploit
General
1 338 (25.19%) Finance
2 68 (5.07%) Retail
3 51 (3.80%) Legal
4 42 (3.13%) Law
5 32 (2.38%) Banking
6 30 (2.24%) Manufacturing
6 30 (2.24%) Marketing
6 30 (2.24%) Telecoms
7 25 (1.86%) Public Sector
8 14 (1.04%) Back Office
9 11 (0.82%) Games
10 10 (0.75%) Financial Institution
11 7 (0.52%) Publishing
12 5 (0.37%) Police
13 4 (0.30%) German Language
13 4 (0.30%) Spanish Language
14 3 (0.22%) General Ledger
14 3 (0.22%) Local Government
15 2 (0.15%) Private Banking
15 2 (0.15%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (2.09%) XML
2 22 (1.64%) .NET
2 22 (1.64%) Web Services
3 21 (1.56%) SOAP
4 17 (1.27%) JSON
5 16 (1.19%) Gherkin
6 9 (0.67%) REST
7 7 (0.52%) HTML
8 4 (0.30%) EDI
8 4 (0.30%) EDIFACT
8 4 (0.30%) Elastic Stack
8 4 (0.30%) LAMP
9 3 (0.22%) CSS
9 3 (0.22%) ODBC
9 3 (0.22%) React
10 2 (0.15%) Behat
10 2 (0.15%) LDAP
10 2 (0.15%) SAP Basis
10 2 (0.15%) Symfony
11 1 (0.075%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 216 (16.10%) Analytical Skills
2 68 (5.07%) Management Information System
3 60 (4.47%) User Experience
4 29 (2.16%) Self-Motivation
5 24 (1.79%) Mobile App
6 16 (1.19%) Greenfield Project
6 16 (1.19%) Security Operations Centre
7 12 (0.89%) NHS
7 12 (0.89%) PKI
8 11 (0.82%) FMCG
9 10 (0.75%) Data Centre
9 10 (0.75%) Driving Licence
10 9 (0.67%) Analytical Mindset
10 9 (0.67%) Data Structures
10 9 (0.67%) Virtual Team
11 8 (0.60%) Social Media
12 7 (0.52%) Cyberthreat
12 7 (0.52%) EPoS
12 7 (0.52%) Life Science
12 7 (0.52%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 207 (15.42%) Windows
2 90 (6.71%) Windows Server
3 75 (5.59%) Windows 10
4 59 (4.40%) Windows Server 2012
5 39 (2.91%) Linux
6 36 (2.68%) Windows 7
7 32 (2.38%) Windows Server 2016
8 19 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (1.27%) Unix
10 12 (0.89%) Windows 8
11 11 (0.82%) Android
12 9 (0.67%) Apple iOS
12 9 (0.67%) Mac OS
13 7 (0.52%) HPUX
14 4 (0.30%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.22%) Kali Linux
15 3 (0.22%) Solaris
15 3 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
16 1 (0.075%) Windows Phone
16 1 (0.075%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 359 (26.75%) Agile Software Development
2 199 (14.83%) Problem-Solving
3 197 (14.68%) ITIL
4 166 (12.37%) Stakeholder Management
5 138 (10.28%) Test Automation
6 133 (9.91%) Business Analysis
7 118 (8.79%) Business Intelligence
8 101 (7.53%) SDLC
9 99 (7.38%) Project Management
10 87 (6.48%) Analytics
11 83 (6.18%) Cybersecurity
12 76 (5.66%) Data Analysis
13 72 (5.37%) Continuous Improvement
13 72 (5.37%) Requirements Gathering
13 72 (5.37%) User Acceptance Testing
14 69 (5.14%) ERP
14 69 (5.14%) Software Testing
15 68 (5.07%) User Stories
16 66 (4.92%) Information Security
16 66 (4.92%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 346 (25.78%) SQL
2 59 (4.40%) C#
3 40 (2.98%) Python
4 34 (2.53%) Java
4 34 (2.53%) T-SQL
5 26 (1.94%) VBA
6 23 (1.71%) PowerShell
7 14 (1.04%) JavaScript
8 9 (0.67%) PL/SQL
9 8 (0.60%) PHP
9 8 (0.60%) Scala
10 7 (0.52%) Perl
11 5 (0.37%) R
12 4 (0.30%) C++
12 4 (0.30%) MATLAB
13 3 (0.22%) Delphi
13 3 (0.22%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.15%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.15%) C
14 2 (0.15%) X++
Qualifications
1 131 (9.76%) Degree
2 34 (2.53%) Security Cleared
3 33 (2.46%) CISSP
3 33 (2.46%) ISEB
4 31 (2.31%) ISTQB
5 24 (1.79%) CISM
5 24 (1.79%) MCP
6 22 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
7 21 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
8 16 (1.19%) SC Cleared
9 15 (1.12%) CISA
9 15 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 9 (0.67%) GIAC
10 9 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (0.60%) SANS
12 6 (0.45%) CEH
12 6 (0.45%) CompTIA Security+
12 6 (0.45%) IIBA
13 5 (0.37%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (6.71%) QA
2 61 (4.55%) SLA
3 40 (2.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 35 (2.61%) GDPR
5 29 (2.16%) PMO
6 18 (1.34%) PCI DSS
7 15 (1.12%) Data Quality
8 14 (1.04%) NIST
9 9 (0.67%) Cyber Essentials
10 8 (0.60%) Solvency II
11 3 (0.22%) COBIT
11 3 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 2 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 1 (0.075%) Actionable Recommendations
13 1 (0.075%) GLBA
13 1 (0.075%) HIPAA
13 1 (0.075%) HL7
13 1 (0.075%) ISO 31000
13 1 (0.075%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 101 (7.53%) Active Directory
2 19 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (0.97%) Hyper-V
3 13 (0.97%) XenApp
4 6 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (0.45%) vSphere
5 5 (0.37%) Docker
6 3 (0.22%) Snort
6 3 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.15%) Firmware
7 2 (0.15%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.075%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 1 (0.075%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.075%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.075%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.075%) Xen
Systems Management
1 31 (2.31%) SCCM
2 9 (0.67%) Cisco CUCM
3 7 (0.52%) Microsoft Intune
4 5 (0.37%) FTK
4 5 (0.37%) Kubernetes
4 5 (0.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 5 (0.37%) Terraform
5 3 (0.22%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.15%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (0.15%) Nessus
6 2 (0.15%) Rancher
7 1 (0.075%) Ansible
7 1 (0.075%) Cisco CME
7 1 (0.075%) EdgeSight
7 1 (0.075%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.075%) Nagios
7 1 (0.075%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.075%) QRadar
7 1 (0.075%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.075%) WSUS
Vendors
1 260 (19.37%) Microsoft
2 73 (5.44%) SAP
3 45 (3.35%) Oracle
4 44 (3.28%) Citrix
5 41 (3.06%) Tableau
6 40 (2.98%) Cisco
7 39 (2.91%) VMware
8 33 (2.46%) ServiceNow
9 18 (1.34%) WorldPay
10 15 (1.12%) iManage
11 14 (1.04%) Alteryx
11 14 (1.04%) FIS
12 11 (0.82%) Google
13 10 (0.75%) IBM
14 9 (0.67%) Cognos
15 8 (0.60%) InterSystems
15 8 (0.60%) Northgate
15 8 (0.60%) Sage
16 7 (0.52%) Apple
17 6 (0.45%) Dell