Period
to 15 October 2019

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North of England during the 6 months to 15 October 2019.

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
15 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 8 9 11
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 2,604 3,288 3,681
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 14.19% 15.30% 15.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.69% 15.84% 16.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2,145 2,573 2,906
North of England median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £51,250 £52,500 £53,750
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 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 17,728 20,764 22,705
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.58% 96.63% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 13,993 16,871 18,610
North of England median annual salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.71% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £25,500 £24,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.00% - +5.26%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

Job postings that featured Analyst in the job title as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in the North of England over the 6 months to 15 October 2019.

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 15 October 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
North West +1 1,300 £37,500 +3.45% 220
Yorkshire +3 1,113 £34,500 -1.43% 160
North East +3 194 £32,500 -7.14% 37
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 North of England region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 604 (23.20%) Agile Software Development
2 586 (22.50%) Microsoft
3 536 (20.58%) SQL
4 464 (17.82%) Finance
5 420 (16.13%) Windows
6 380 (14.59%) Problem-Solving
7 376 (14.44%) Active Directory
8 372 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
9 329 (12.63%) Business Analysis
10 300 (11.52%) ITIL
11 275 (10.56%) Microsoft Office
12 265 (10.18%) Microsoft Excel
13 246 (9.45%) Analytics
14 233 (8.95%) Workshop Facilitation
15 230 (8.83%) Stakeholder Management
16 225 (8.64%) Business Intelligence
17 217 (8.33%) Test Automation
18 215 (8.26%) Workflow
19 211 (8.10%) SQL Server
20 207 (7.95%) User Experience
21 184 (7.07%) User Stories
22 180 (6.91%) Change Management
23 179 (6.87%) Degree
23 179 (6.87%) Sprint Planning
24 176 (6.76%) Systems Analysis
25 165 (6.34%) Use Case
26 164 (6.30%) Office 365
27 163 (6.26%) Retail
28 162 (6.22%) VMware
29 158 (6.07%) QA

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 59 (2.27%) MS Exchange
2 57 (2.19%) SharePoint
3 53 (2.04%) Confluence
4 32 (1.23%) IIS
5 29 (1.11%) SAS
6 14 (0.54%) Tomcat
7 13 (0.50%) Apache
8 10 (0.38%) CMS
9 9 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
10 7 (0.27%) Skype for Business
10 7 (0.27%) WebSphere
11 6 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2013
11 6 (0.23%) IBM Notes
12 5 (0.19%) OpenEdge
13 4 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2010
14 3 (0.12%) Apache Spark
14 3 (0.12%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (0.12%) WordPress
15 2 (0.077%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 2 (0.077%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 275 (10.56%) Microsoft Office
2 265 (10.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 86 (3.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 38 (1.46%) MS Visio
5 31 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.23%) SPSS
7 5 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
8 4 (0.15%) Acrobat
8 4 (0.15%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 39 (1.50%) SAP S/4HANA
2 32 (1.23%) SAP SD
3 26 (1.00%) SAP ERP
4 24 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
5 20 (0.77%) SAP HR
6 19 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
6 19 (0.73%) SAP Payroll
7 16 (0.61%) SAP FI
8 15 (0.58%) Payment Gateway
9 14 (0.54%) SAP CO
9 14 (0.54%) SAP FI/CO
10 9 (0.35%) SAP MM
10 9 (0.35%) SAP PP
10 9 (0.35%) Unit4 Business World
11 8 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
11 8 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
11 8 (0.31%) SAP GRC
12 7 (0.27%) Elite 3E
12 7 (0.27%) Magento
12 7 (0.27%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 164 (6.30%) Office 365
2 122 (4.69%) Power Platform
3 119 (4.57%) Azure
4 60 (2.30%) AWS
5 23 (0.88%) Dynamics 365
6 21 (0.81%) SaaS
7 17 (0.65%) G Suite
8 16 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
9 14 (0.54%) Google Analytics
10 13 (0.50%) GCP
10 13 (0.50%) Trello
11 10 (0.38%) Azure Active Directory
12 9 (0.35%) SuccessFactors
13 7 (0.27%) Adobe Analytics
14 6 (0.23%) PaaS
15 5 (0.19%) AdWords
15 5 (0.19%) Google Tag Manager
15 5 (0.19%) IaaS
16 4 (0.15%) Asana
17 3 (0.12%) Microsoft Flow
Communications & Networking
1 152 (5.84%) Firewall
2 118 (4.53%) VoIP
3 108 (4.15%) Wireless
4 102 (3.92%) Broadband
5 92 (3.53%) LAN
6 86 (3.30%) ADSL
7 80 (3.07%) 3G
8 78 (3.00%) WAN
9 50 (1.92%) DNS
10 43 (1.65%) DHCP
11 42 (1.61%) TCP/IP
12 29 (1.11%) Network Security
13 26 (1.00%) VPN
14 19 (0.73%) Internet
15 16 (0.61%) Remote Desktop
15 16 (0.61%) SAN
16 13 (0.50%) Intranet
16 13 (0.50%) Intrusion Detection
17 10 (0.38%) FTP
18 9 (0.35%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 211 (8.10%) SQL Server
2 120 (4.61%) Power BI
3 92 (3.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 79 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 54 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
6 48 (1.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 41 (1.57%) Relational Database
8 24 (0.92%) QlikView
9 23 (0.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 20 (0.77%) SAP HANA
11 16 (0.61%) MySQL
12 15 (0.58%) Data Mining
12 15 (0.58%) MS Access
12 15 (0.58%) Oracle Database
12 15 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
13 12 (0.46%) Big Data
14 11 (0.42%) SAP BW
15 10 (0.38%) Qlik Sense
16 9 (0.35%) BusinessObjects
17 8 (0.31%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 137 (5.26%) JIRA
2 122 (4.69%) Selenium
3 57 (2.19%) WebDriver
4 42 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
5 40 (1.54%) SoapUI
6 39 (1.50%) SpecFlow
7 35 (1.34%) Cucumber
8 22 (0.84%) Git (software)
9 20 (0.77%) Visual Studio
10 19 (0.73%) Jenkins
11 18 (0.69%) LoadRunner
12 17 (0.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 16 (0.61%) JMeter
13 16 (0.61%) Zephyr
14 11 (0.42%) TeamCity
15 9 (0.35%) HP UFT
15 9 (0.35%) Visual Studio Team System
16 8 (0.31%) Bugzilla
16 8 (0.31%) LINQPad
17 7 (0.27%) JUnit
General
1 464 (17.82%) Finance
2 163 (6.26%) Retail
3 103 (3.96%) Manufacturing
4 85 (3.26%) Legal
5 75 (2.88%) Banking
6 63 (2.42%) Marketing
7 59 (2.27%) Telecoms
8 52 (2.00%) Law
9 48 (1.84%) Public Sector
10 26 (1.00%) Back Office
10 26 (1.00%) Billing
11 21 (0.81%) Games
12 15 (0.58%) Retail Banking
13 13 (0.50%) Financial Institution
13 13 (0.50%) Publishing
14 11 (0.42%) Housing Association
14 11 (0.42%) Spanish Language
15 9 (0.35%) Automotive
16 8 (0.31%) Advertising
16 8 (0.31%) Retail Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (2.65%) .NET
2 41 (1.57%) XML
3 31 (1.19%) HTML
4 27 (1.04%) SOAP
5 24 (0.92%) EDI
6 21 (0.81%) CSS
6 21 (0.81%) Web Services
7 17 (0.65%) Middleware
8 16 (0.61%) Gherkin
9 12 (0.46%) REST
10 10 (0.38%) ASP.NET
11 9 (0.35%) JSON
11 9 (0.35%) XMPP
12 8 (0.31%) SAP Fiori
12 8 (0.31%) Symfony
13 7 (0.27%) LAMP
13 7 (0.27%) Spring
14 5 (0.19%) SAP Basis
15 4 (0.15%) LINQ
15 4 (0.15%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 372 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 207 (7.95%) User Experience
3 118 (4.53%) Management Information System
4 116 (4.45%) Data Centre
5 80 (3.07%) Self-Motivation
6 35 (1.34%) Driving Licence
7 32 (1.23%) Mobile App
8 27 (1.04%) Greenfield Project
9 24 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
10 17 (0.65%) Analytical Mindset
10 17 (0.65%) Blackberry
10 17 (0.65%) Smart Meter
11 15 (0.58%) iPhone
12 14 (0.54%) NHS
12 14 (0.54%) PKI
13 11 (0.42%) FMCG
13 11 (0.42%) Hybrid Cloud
13 11 (0.42%) Private Cloud
13 11 (0.42%) Xbox
14 10 (0.38%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 420 (16.13%) Windows
2 131 (5.03%) Windows Server
3 108 (4.15%) Windows 10
4 100 (3.84%) Linux
5 90 (3.46%) Windows 7
6 57 (2.19%) Unix
7 53 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
8 37 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
9 33 (1.27%) Android
10 25 (0.96%) Windows 8
11 19 (0.73%) Apple iOS
12 18 (0.69%) Windows XP
13 15 (0.58%) HPUX
14 12 (0.46%) AIX
14 12 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
15 7 (0.27%) Windows Vista
16 6 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 3 (0.12%) Mac OS
18 2 (0.077%) Mac OS X
18 2 (0.077%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 604 (23.20%) Agile Software Development
2 380 (14.59%) Problem-Solving
3 329 (12.63%) Business Analysis
4 300 (11.52%) ITIL
5 246 (9.45%) Analytics
6 233 (8.95%) Workshop Facilitation
7 230 (8.83%) Stakeholder Management
8 225 (8.64%) Business Intelligence
9 217 (8.33%) Test Automation
10 215 (8.26%) Workflow
11 184 (7.07%) User Stories
12 180 (6.91%) Change Management
13 179 (6.87%) Sprint Planning
14 176 (6.76%) Systems Analysis
15 165 (6.34%) Use Case
16 155 (5.95%) Scrum
17 150 (5.76%) BPR
17 150 (5.76%) Line Management
18 146 (5.61%) User Acceptance Testing
19 135 (5.18%) Customer-Centricity
Programming Languages
1 536 (20.58%) SQL
2 93 (3.57%) Java
3 90 (3.46%) C#
4 77 (2.96%) PowerShell
5 62 (2.38%) Python
6 61 (2.34%) T-SQL
7 53 (2.04%) VBA
8 43 (1.65%) VB
9 33 (1.27%) JavaScript
10 30 (1.15%) PHP
11 26 (1.00%) R
11 26 (1.00%) VB.NET
12 21 (0.81%) C
13 20 (0.77%) PL/SQL
14 17 (0.65%) Perl
15 9 (0.35%) Scala
16 8 (0.31%) ABAP
16 8 (0.31%) MATLAB
17 7 (0.27%) Go
18 6 (0.23%) C++
Qualifications
1 179 (6.87%) Degree
2 156 (5.99%) Cisco Certification
3 149 (5.72%) CCNA
4 134 (5.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 91 (3.49%) MCSE
6 76 (2.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 75 (2.88%) MCITP
8 64 (2.46%) ISEB
9 63 (2.42%) CCNP
10 55 (2.11%) ISTQB
11 32 (1.23%) Security Cleared
12 31 (1.19%) CISSP
12 31 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
13 27 (1.04%) MCSA
14 22 (0.84%) SC Cleared
15 21 (0.81%) ACCA
16 20 (0.77%) CIMA
16 20 (0.77%) Computer Science Degree
16 20 (0.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 13 (0.50%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 158 (6.07%) QA
2 115 (4.42%) SLA
3 104 (3.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 63 (2.42%) ISO 9001
5 32 (1.23%) GDPR
6 30 (1.15%) PMO
7 28 (1.08%) Data Quality
8 23 (0.88%) Cyber Essentials
9 19 (0.73%) NIST
10 16 (0.61%) PCI DSS
11 7 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 6 (0.23%) ISO 22301
13 5 (0.19%) Actionable Recommendations
13 5 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 4 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 1 (0.038%) COBIT
15 1 (0.038%) IFRS
15 1 (0.038%) ISO 8583
15 1 (0.038%) NCSC
15 1 (0.038%) Solvency II
System Software
1 376 (14.44%) Active Directory
2 121 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (1.69%) Hyper-V
4 17 (0.65%) XenApp
5 13 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (0.50%) vSphere
6 12 (0.46%) Virtual Servers
7 6 (0.23%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 6 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 6 (0.23%) VMware NSX
7 6 (0.23%) XenDesktop
8 5 (0.19%) Terminal Services
8 5 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (0.15%) Docker
9 4 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (0.12%) Firmware
11 2 (0.077%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.038%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.038%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.038%) NFS
Systems Management
1 32 (1.23%) SCCM
2 23 (0.88%) HP ALM
3 21 (0.81%) WSUS
4 12 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
5 9 (0.35%) Cisco CUCM
5 9 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (0.35%) Puppet
6 8 (0.31%) Oracle Identity Management
7 6 (0.23%) Terraform
8 5 (0.19%) Ansible
8 5 (0.19%) Nexpose
9 4 (0.15%) Nessus
10 3 (0.12%) Backup Exec
10 3 (0.12%) Kubernetes
10 3 (0.12%) SCOM
11 2 (0.077%) vRealize
12 1 (0.038%) Failover Clustering
12 1 (0.038%) Microsoft Clustering
12 1 (0.038%) Stealthwatch
12 1 (0.038%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 586 (22.50%) Microsoft
2 162 (6.22%) VMware
3 155 (5.95%) SAP
4 147 (5.65%) Citrix
5 141 (5.41%) Cisco
6 107 (4.11%) Oracle
7 81 (3.11%) Meraki
8 80 (3.07%) Aruba
8 80 (3.07%) Polycom
9 71 (2.73%) Tableau
10 45 (1.73%) HP
11 35 (1.34%) ServiceNow
12 34 (1.31%) Google
13 24 (0.92%) Adobe
13 24 (0.92%) SolarWinds
14 22 (0.84%) IBM
15 18 (0.69%) Remedy
16 17 (0.65%) iManage
16 17 (0.65%) WorldPay
17 16 (0.61%) Apple