Period
to 20 April 2021

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North of England during the 6 months to 20 April 2021.

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
20 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 21 14 9
Rank change year-on-year -7 -5 +2
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 1,143 1,686 2,876
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 9.71% 11.77% 15.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.24% 12.23% 15.57%
Number of salaries quoted 959 1,299 2,307
10th Percentile £21,750 £22,000 £21,000
25th Percentile £28,000 £27,750 £26,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £37,500 £37,500 £35,435
Median % change year-on-year - +5.83% -5.51%
75th Percentile £46,250 £48,000 £47,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
England median annual salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +4.71% +1.19% +5.00%

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 11,161 13,788 18,469
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 96.25% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 9,325 11,265 14,808
10th Percentile £28,250 £26,250 £25,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £34,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%
75th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +3.77% +0.95% +5.00%

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 20 April 2021.

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 20 April 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
North West -4 574 £37,500 -0.49% 91
Yorkshire -4 506 £37,500 - 77
North East -25 63 £37,750 +16.15% 15
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 North of England region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 284 (24.85%) Agile Software Development
2 277 (24.23%) SQL
3 266 (23.27%) Microsoft
4 199 (17.41%) Analytical Skills
5 186 (16.27%) Finance
5 186 (16.27%) Windows
6 185 (16.19%) Microsoft 365
7 176 (15.40%) Active Directory
8 171 (14.96%) Business Intelligence
9 155 (13.56%) Stakeholder Management
9 155 (13.56%) Problem-Solving
10 152 (13.30%) ITIL
11 150 (13.12%) Business Analysis
12 136 (11.90%) Azure
13 130 (11.37%) Power Platform
14 126 (11.02%) Power BI
14 126 (11.02%) Microsoft Excel
15 112 (9.80%) SQL Server
16 109 (9.54%) Analytics
17 103 (9.01%) Requirements Gathering
18 97 (8.49%) Microsoft Office
19 93 (8.14%) Test Automation
20 87 (7.61%) Windows 10
21 86 (7.52%) ERP
22 85 (7.44%) QA
23 82 (7.17%) Law
24 81 (7.09%) Degree
25 71 (6.21%) JIRA
25 71 (6.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
26 70 (6.12%) Migration

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 36 (3.15%) SharePoint
2 28 (2.45%) Confluence
3 20 (1.75%) MS Exchange
4 8 (0.70%) IIS
5 7 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (0.52%) CMS
6 6 (0.52%) OpenEdge
7 5 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (0.35%) SAS
9 3 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.17%) Apache
10 2 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.17%) Jupyter
11 1 (0.087%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.087%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.087%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.087%) Moodle
11 1 (0.087%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.087%) Totara
11 1 (0.087%) WebLogic
Applications
1 126 (11.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 97 (8.49%) Microsoft Office
3 26 (2.27%) MS Visio
4 16 (1.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.52%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.087%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.087%) GIMP
7 1 (0.087%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.087%) Snagit
7 1 (0.087%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 16 (1.40%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (1.22%) Dynamics AX
3 12 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (0.70%) Remedy ITSM
5 5 (0.44%) SAP Business One
5 5 (0.44%) SAP ERP
6 4 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.35%) SAP MM
6 4 (0.35%) SAP S/4HANA
6 4 (0.35%) SAP SD
7 3 (0.26%) Elite 3E
7 3 (0.26%) iTrent
7 3 (0.26%) SAP FI
7 3 (0.26%) SAP PP
8 2 (0.17%) Aareon QL
8 2 (0.17%) FLEXCUBE
8 2 (0.17%) NetSuite
8 2 (0.17%) SAP CO
8 2 (0.17%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (0.17%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 185 (16.19%) Microsoft 365
2 136 (11.90%) Azure
3 130 (11.37%) Power Platform
4 49 (4.29%) AWS
5 28 (2.45%) Dynamics 365
6 22 (1.92%) SaaS
7 13 (1.14%) PowerApps
8 11 (0.96%) IaaS
9 10 (0.87%) Azure Service Bus
9 10 (0.87%) Azure Service Fabric
10 9 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
11 8 (0.70%) Google Workspace
11 8 (0.70%) Power Automate
12 7 (0.61%) Amazon SageMaker
12 7 (0.61%) AWS Lambda
12 7 (0.61%) OneDrive
12 7 (0.61%) Serverless
13 6 (0.52%) Google Sheets
14 5 (0.44%) Azure Active Directory
14 5 (0.44%) Matillion
Communications & Networking
1 60 (5.25%) Firewall
2 40 (3.50%) DNS
3 37 (3.24%) VoIP
4 31 (2.71%) TCP/IP
5 30 (2.62%) DHCP
5 30 (2.62%) Unified Communications
6 25 (2.19%) WAN
7 24 (2.10%) SAN
8 18 (1.57%) LAN
9 17 (1.49%) VPN
10 16 (1.40%) NAS
11 14 (1.22%) Intranet
12 13 (1.14%) Remote Desktop
13 11 (0.96%) Intrusion Detection
13 11 (0.96%) Wi-Fi
14 7 (0.61%) HTTP
14 7 (0.61%) Wireless
15 6 (0.52%) Network Security
16 5 (0.44%) Ethernet
16 5 (0.44%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (11.02%) Power BI
2 112 (9.80%) SQL Server
3 71 (6.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 63 (5.51%) Data Warehouse
5 60 (5.25%) Tableau
6 48 (4.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 25 (2.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 18 (1.57%) Big Data
9 17 (1.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 16 (1.40%) BusinessObjects
11 14 (1.22%) Data Lake
11 14 (1.22%) MySQL
11 14 (1.22%) Relational Database
12 13 (1.14%) Crystal Reports
12 13 (1.14%) SQL Server 2016
13 11 (0.96%) Data Mining
14 10 (0.87%) Oracle Database
15 9 (0.79%) PowerPivot
15 9 (0.79%) QlikView
15 9 (0.79%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 71 (6.21%) JIRA
2 39 (3.41%) Selenium
3 28 (2.45%) Postman
4 22 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
5 17 (1.49%) Visual Studio
6 15 (1.31%) WebDriver
7 13 (1.14%) JMeter
7 13 (1.14%) SoapUI
8 11 (0.96%) Octopus Deploy
9 8 (0.70%) Cucumber
10 7 (0.61%) Appium
10 7 (0.61%) Visual Studio Team System
11 6 (0.52%) SpecFlow
11 6 (0.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 5 (0.44%) TestRail
13 4 (0.35%) Mocha
13 4 (0.35%) Newman
14 3 (0.26%) JUnit
15 2 (0.17%) Cypress.io
15 2 (0.17%) Oracle Forms
General
1 186 (16.27%) Finance
2 82 (7.17%) Law
3 58 (5.07%) Marketing
4 57 (4.99%) Manufacturing
5 50 (4.37%) Public Sector
6 44 (3.85%) Retail
7 33 (2.89%) Legal
8 21 (1.84%) Automotive
9 14 (1.22%) Telecoms
10 10 (0.87%) Multimedia
11 9 (0.79%) Banking
11 9 (0.79%) Games
11 9 (0.79%) Spanish Language
12 7 (0.61%) Local Government
13 6 (0.52%) French Language
13 6 (0.52%) German Language
13 6 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.44%) Back Office
14 5 (0.44%) Housing Association
15 4 (0.35%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (3.50%) .NET
2 15 (1.31%) Web Services
3 13 (1.14%) Gherkin
3 13 (1.14%) REST
4 11 (0.96%) JSON
4 11 (0.96%) SOAP
4 11 (0.96%) XML
5 10 (0.87%) ASP.NET Web API
6 9 (0.79%) MDX
7 8 (0.70%) CSS
7 8 (0.70%) SAML
8 7 (0.61%) ggplot2
8 7 (0.61%) HTML
9 6 (0.52%) EDI
10 5 (0.44%) LDAP
11 3 (0.26%) JSON Schema
11 3 (0.26%) React Native
11 3 (0.26%) XML Schema
11 3 (0.26%) XSLT
12 2 (0.17%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 199 (17.41%) Analytical Skills
2 64 (5.60%) Management Information System
3 46 (4.02%) Self-Motivation
4 36 (3.15%) Organisational Skills
5 31 (2.71%) User Experience
6 20 (1.75%) Life Science
6 20 (1.75%) Renewable Energy
7 17 (1.49%) Driving Licence
7 17 (1.49%) Mobile App
8 11 (0.96%) Cyberthreat
8 11 (0.96%) Data Centre
8 11 (0.96%) FMCG
9 10 (0.87%) NHS
10 9 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (0.70%) Analytical Mindset
12 7 (0.61%) BYOD
12 7 (0.61%) Security Operations Centre
12 7 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
13 6 (0.52%) Replication
13 6 (0.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 186 (16.27%) Windows
2 87 (7.61%) Windows 10
3 65 (5.69%) Windows Server
4 32 (2.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 30 (2.62%) Windows Server 2016
6 20 (1.75%) Windows 7
7 19 (1.66%) Windows Server 2019
8 15 (1.31%) Linux
9 12 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (0.96%) Unix
11 10 (0.87%) Android
12 7 (0.61%) Apple iOS
13 6 (0.52%) Windows 8
14 4 (0.35%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
16 1 (0.087%) CentOS
16 1 (0.087%) Debian
16 1 (0.087%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.087%) VMS
16 1 (0.087%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 284 (24.85%) Agile Software Development
2 171 (14.96%) Business Intelligence
3 155 (13.56%) Problem-Solving
3 155 (13.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 152 (13.30%) ITIL
5 150 (13.12%) Business Analysis
6 109 (9.54%) Analytics
7 103 (9.01%) Requirements Gathering
8 93 (8.14%) Test Automation
9 86 (7.52%) ERP
10 70 (6.12%) Migration
10 70 (6.12%) User Stories
10 70 (6.12%) Waterfall
11 65 (5.69%) Visualisation
12 63 (5.51%) ITSM
13 61 (5.34%) Data Analysis
13 61 (5.34%) User Acceptance Testing
14 57 (4.99%) Project Management
15 54 (4.72%) DevOps
16 53 (4.64%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 277 (24.23%) SQL
2 35 (3.06%) C#
3 29 (2.54%) T-SQL
4 27 (2.36%) Python
5 22 (1.92%) Java
6 21 (1.84%) PowerShell
7 19 (1.66%) C
8 18 (1.57%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 15 (1.31%) R
10 12 (1.05%) JavaScript
11 9 (0.79%) VB.NET
11 9 (0.79%) VBA
12 6 (0.52%) VB
13 5 (0.44%) C++
13 5 (0.44%) PHP
14 4 (0.35%) ActionScript
14 4 (0.35%) ActionScript 2.0
14 4 (0.35%) CoffeeScript
15 3 (0.26%) X++
15 3 (0.26%) XPath
Qualifications
1 81 (7.09%) Degree
2 42 (3.67%) ITIL Certification
3 25 (2.19%) ISTQB
4 23 (2.01%) ISEB
5 20 (1.75%) CISSP
6 17 (1.49%) CISM
6 17 (1.49%) IIBA
7 16 (1.40%) Security Cleared
8 13 (1.14%) SC Cleared
9 12 (1.05%) A+ Certification
9 12 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (0.96%) CEH
11 9 (0.79%) CISA
12 8 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 7 (0.61%) MCSE
14 4 (0.35%) ACCA
14 4 (0.35%) CCNA
14 4 (0.35%) CIMA
14 4 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
15 3 (0.26%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (7.44%) QA
2 69 (6.04%) SLA
3 51 (4.46%) Data Quality
4 30 (2.62%) GDPR
5 24 (2.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 18 (1.57%) PMO
7 9 (0.79%) NIST
8 8 (0.70%) Cyber Essentials
9 4 (0.35%) COBIT
9 4 (0.35%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 3 (0.26%) GMP
11 2 (0.17%) GRC
12 1 (0.087%) Actionable Recommendations
12 1 (0.087%) GPG13
12 1 (0.087%) HL7
12 1 (0.087%) IFRS
12 1 (0.087%) PCI DSS
12 1 (0.087%) Solvency II
System Software
1 176 (15.40%) Active Directory
2 41 (3.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (2.54%) Virtual Desktop
4 13 (1.14%) Firmware
4 13 (1.14%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.61%) XenApp
6 6 (0.52%) Docker
6 6 (0.52%) vSphere
7 4 (0.35%) BitLocker
7 4 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.087%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.087%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 58 (5.07%) SCCM
2 10 (0.87%) Microsoft Intune
3 6 (0.52%) Single Sign-On
4 5 (0.44%) vCenter Server
5 4 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.35%) Nessus
5 4 (0.35%) WSUS
6 3 (0.26%) Jamf Pro
6 3 (0.26%) OpenVAS
7 1 (0.087%) cPanel
7 1 (0.087%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.087%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.087%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.087%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (0.087%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.087%) Plesk
7 1 (0.087%) QRadar
Vendors
1 266 (23.27%) Microsoft
2 64 (5.60%) SAP
3 57 (4.99%) VMware
4 54 (4.72%) Oracle
5 35 (3.06%) Cisco
6 32 (2.80%) Salesforce.com
7 26 (2.27%) Citrix
8 23 (2.01%) Google
9 14 (1.22%) ServiceNow
10 12 (1.05%) Splunk
11 11 (0.96%) Cognos
12 10 (0.87%) HubSpot
12 10 (0.87%) LogRhythm
12 10 (0.87%) SolarWinds
12 10 (0.87%) Sophos
13 9 (0.79%) Dell
13 9 (0.79%) Remedy
14 8 (0.70%) IFS
15 7 (0.61%) Avaya
15 7 (0.61%) CheckPoint