The median annual salary for a Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Analyst
England / North West
Rank 10 6 12
Rank change year-on-year -4 +6  
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 945 1026 998
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 15.58% 18.16% 15.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.11% 18.71% 15.74%
Number of salaries quoted 778 878 847
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £21,789
10% offered a salary of more than £53,573 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +1.40% +1.42%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5865 5483 6340
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.72% 97.06% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 4885 4606 5110
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West that featured Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in the North West

Analyst
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Analyst in the North West.

Salary trend for Analyst in the North West

Analyst
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in the North West over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Analyst in the North West

Analyst
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -5 544 £38,500 +4.76% 86
Cheshire -9 165 £34,000 +4.61% 23
Merseyside +1 116 £32,500 -7.14% 16
Lancashire -3 79 £27,500 -8.33% 16
Analyst
England

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 North West region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 518 (27.28%) SQL
2 461 (24.28%) Agile Software Development
3 403 (21.22%) Finance
4 331 (17.43%) Microsoft
5 304 (16.01%) Analytical Skills
6 265 (13.95%) Business Analysis
7 245 (12.90%) SAP
8 240 (12.64%) Windows
8 240 (12.64%) MS Excel
9 225 (11.85%) Business Intelligence
10 218 (11.48%) ITIL
11 212 (11.16%) SQL Server
12 204 (10.74%) ERP
13 200 (10.53%) Degree
14 197 (10.37%) SDLC
15 167 (8.79%) Active Directory
16 163 (8.58%) Oracle
16 163 (8.58%) Stakeholder Management
17 145 (7.64%) MS Office
18 138 (7.27%) ISEB
19 125 (6.58%) CRM
20 122 (6.42%) User Acceptance Testing
21 117 (6.16%) FMCG
22 116 (6.11%) Test Scripting
22 116 (6.11%) QA
23 115 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 113 (5.95%) Manufacturing
25 111 (5.85%) Translating Business Requirements
26 109 (5.74%) Analytics
27 108 (5.69%) Project Management

Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 70 (3.69%) SharePoint
2 66 (3.48%) MS Exchange
3 47 (2.47%) SAS
4 34 (1.79%) IIS
5 29 (1.53%) Confluence
6 24 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2010
7 22 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
8 21 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2013
9 14 (0.74%) Skype for Business
10 13 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
11 11 (0.58%) Apache
12 10 (0.53%) NServiceBus
13 8 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
14 6 (0.32%) Tomcat
15 5 (0.26%) Alfresco
15 5 (0.26%) CMS
15 5 (0.26%) WebSphere
16 4 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2007
16 4 (0.21%) JBoss
17 2 (0.11%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 240 (12.64%) MS Excel
2 145 (7.64%) MS Office
3 25 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (0.68%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
6 9 (0.47%) MS Project
7 6 (0.32%) SPSS
8 1 (0.053%) Stata
8 1 (0.053%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 99 (5.21%) SAP ERP
2 65 (3.42%) SAP SD
3 56 (2.95%) SAP PP
4 43 (2.26%) Dynamics CRM
5 37 (1.95%) SAP APO
6 36 (1.90%) Oracle EBS
7 33 (1.74%) SAP MM
8 28 (1.47%) Oracle Applications
8 28 (1.47%) SAP CO
8 28 (1.47%) SAP FI
8 28 (1.47%) SAP FI/CO
9 26 (1.37%) SAP SCM
10 24 (1.26%) SAP QM
11 20 (1.05%) Oracle EBS R12
12 19 (1.00%) Oracle ASCP
13 17 (0.90%) SAP WM
14 15 (0.79%) Oracle Payables
14 15 (0.79%) Oracle Receivables
15 14 (0.74%) Oracle Assets
15 14 (0.74%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (1.32%) Office 365
2 14 (0.74%) Google Analytics
3 11 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (0.58%) SaaS
4 7 (0.37%) SuccessFactors
5 4 (0.21%) Adobe Analytics
6 3 (0.16%) Google Tag Manager
6 3 (0.16%) Yammer
7 2 (0.11%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (0.053%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.053%) G Suite
8 1 (0.053%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.053%) IaaS
8 1 (0.053%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 93 (4.90%) Firewall
2 74 (3.90%) LAN
3 73 (3.84%) WAN
4 61 (3.21%) TCP/IP
5 47 (2.47%) Internet
6 44 (2.32%) VPN
7 43 (2.26%) DNS
8 41 (2.16%) DHCP
9 28 (1.47%) SAN
9 28 (1.47%) VLAN
10 24 (1.26%) VoIP
11 23 (1.21%) Network Security
12 18 (0.95%) SSL
12 18 (0.95%) Wireless
13 16 (0.84%) HTTP
14 15 (0.79%) Cisco Wireless
15 13 (0.68%) WLAN
16 12 (0.63%) FTP
16 12 (0.63%) Skype
17 10 (0.53%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 212 (11.16%) SQL Server
2 115 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 95 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 65 (3.42%) Data Warehouse
5 39 (2.05%) Oracle Reports
6 37 (1.95%) Relational Database
7 35 (1.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 34 (1.79%) Oracle Database
9 32 (1.69%) Power BI
10 30 (1.58%) QlikView
10 30 (1.58%) SAP HANA
11 29 (1.53%) Crystal Reports
12 27 (1.42%) DB2
13 25 (1.32%) SAP BW
14 23 (1.21%) BusinessObjects
15 19 (1.00%) Big Data
15 19 (1.00%) Data Mining
16 18 (0.95%) MySQL
16 18 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
17 16 (0.84%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 68 (3.58%) JIRA
1 68 (3.58%) Selenium
2 45 (2.37%) Visual Studio
3 44 (2.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 39 (2.05%) Cucumber
5 17 (0.90%) SpecFlow
6 16 (0.84%) FxCop
6 16 (0.84%) StyleCop
7 12 (0.63%) SoapUI
8 11 (0.58%) Oracle Forms
9 9 (0.47%) JMeter
10 8 (0.42%) LoadRunner
10 8 (0.42%) WebDriver
11 6 (0.32%) JUnit
12 4 (0.21%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 4 (0.21%) Fiddler
12 4 (0.21%) FitNesse
12 4 (0.21%) Jasmine
12 4 (0.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 3 (0.16%) Calabash
General
1 403 (21.22%) Finance
2 113 (5.95%) Manufacturing
3 101 (5.32%) Marketing
4 92 (4.84%) Retail
5 65 (3.42%) Telecoms
6 64 (3.37%) Legal
7 59 (3.11%) Banking
8 36 (1.90%) Advertising
9 32 (1.69%) Law
10 17 (0.90%) Games
11 13 (0.68%) German Language
12 12 (0.63%) Billing
12 12 (0.63%) Electronics
13 8 (0.42%) Back Office
13 8 (0.42%) Military
13 8 (0.42%) Retail Banking
14 7 (0.37%) Financial Institution
15 6 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
16 5 (0.26%) General Ledger
16 5 (0.26%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (5.69%) .NET
2 57 (3.00%) XML
3 51 (2.69%) HTML
4 44 (2.32%) ASP.NET
5 40 (2.11%) CSS
5 40 (2.11%) Web Services
6 32 (1.69%) jQuery
7 29 (1.53%) .NET Framework
8 28 (1.47%) EDI
9 25 (1.32%) Gherkin
10 22 (1.16%) Entity Framework
11 21 (1.11%) AngularJS
11 21 (1.11%) WCF
12 20 (1.05%) JSON
13 19 (1.00%) HTML5
14 18 (0.95%) SOAP
15 16 (0.84%) CSS3
15 16 (0.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 14 (0.74%) MDX
17 11 (0.58%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 304 (16.01%) Analytical Skills
2 117 (6.16%) FMCG
3 99 (5.21%) Management Information System
4 97 (5.11%) iPad
5 59 (3.11%) User Experience
6 55 (2.90%) iSeries
7 43 (2.26%) AS400
8 42 (2.21%) Computer Science
9 37 (1.95%) Mobile App
10 23 (1.21%) Driving Licence
11 20 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
11 20 (1.05%) Smart Meter
12 18 (0.95%) PMI
13 17 (0.90%) Mainframe
14 15 (0.79%) Data Centre
14 15 (0.79%) Life Science
15 13 (0.68%) Credit Risk
16 10 (0.53%) Clustering
16 10 (0.53%) Video Conferencing
17 8 (0.42%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 240 (12.64%) Windows
2 80 (4.21%) Windows Server
3 72 (3.79%) Windows 7
4 51 (2.69%) Linux
5 50 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 39 (2.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 36 (1.90%) Unix
8 25 (1.32%) Windows 8
9 21 (1.11%) Android
9 21 (1.11%) Windows 10
10 20 (1.05%) Apple iOS
10 20 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
11 18 (0.95%) Windows XP
12 11 (0.58%) Solaris
13 8 (0.42%) Mac OS X
14 6 (0.32%) AIX
15 5 (0.26%) CentOS
15 5 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 4 (0.21%) Ubuntu
17 3 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 461 (24.28%) Agile Software Development
2 265 (13.95%) Business Analysis
3 225 (11.85%) Business Intelligence
4 218 (11.48%) ITIL
5 204 (10.74%) ERP
6 197 (10.37%) SDLC
7 163 (8.58%) Stakeholder Management
8 125 (6.58%) CRM
9 122 (6.42%) User Acceptance Testing
10 116 (6.11%) Test Scripting
11 111 (5.85%) Translating Business Requirements
12 109 (5.74%) Analytics
13 108 (5.69%) Project Management
14 101 (5.32%) Data Analysis
15 98 (5.16%) Scrum
16 97 (5.11%) Waterfall
17 84 (4.42%) Matrix Organization
18 80 (4.21%) Data Modelling
19 76 (4.00%) User Stories
20 70 (3.69%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 518 (27.28%) SQL
2 84 (4.42%) C#
3 64 (3.37%) JavaScript
4 61 (3.21%) T-SQL
5 53 (2.79%) Java
6 49 (2.58%) RPG
7 39 (2.05%) Python
8 38 (2.00%) VBA
9 26 (1.37%) PL/SQL
10 25 (1.32%) PowerShell
10 25 (1.32%) RPG IV
11 20 (1.05%) C
12 19 (1.00%) ANSI SQL
13 18 (0.95%) VB
14 17 (0.90%) ABAP
15 16 (0.84%) Ruby
16 13 (0.68%) PHP
16 13 (0.68%) R
17 12 (0.63%) VB.NET
18 11 (0.58%) C++
Qualifications
1 200 (10.53%) Degree
2 138 (7.27%) ISEB
3 97 (5.11%) ISTQB
4 53 (2.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 47 (2.47%) Security Cleared
6 37 (1.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 34 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
7 34 (1.79%) CISSP
8 32 (1.69%) CCNA
9 27 (1.42%) CISM
10 23 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
10 23 (1.21%) MCP
10 23 (1.21%) MCSE
11 22 (1.16%) SC Cleared
12 19 (1.00%) DV Cleared
13 18 (0.95%) CISMP
13 18 (0.95%) PMI Certification
14 16 (0.84%) MCITP
15 14 (0.74%) CCNP
15 14 (0.74%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (6.11%) QA
2 75 (3.95%) SLA
3 30 (1.58%) PMO
4 27 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 23 (1.21%) Data Quality
6 15 (0.79%) ISO 9001
7 14 (0.74%) ISO 14001
8 12 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 11 (0.58%) PCI DSS
10 3 (0.16%) IFRS
11 2 (0.11%) COBIT
11 2 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
11 2 (0.11%) GDPR
11 2 (0.11%) IAS 39
11 2 (0.11%) IFRS 9
12 1 (0.053%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 167 (8.79%) Active Directory
2 49 (2.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (2.26%) Hyper-V
4 17 (0.90%) Terminal Services
5 9 (0.47%) vSphere
6 8 (0.42%) XenApp
7 4 (0.21%) RACF
7 4 (0.21%) Time Sharing Option
7 4 (0.21%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 3 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (0.11%) Firmware
9 2 (0.11%) ProxySG
9 2 (0.11%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.053%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.053%) NDS
10 1 (0.053%) qmail
10 1 (0.053%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.053%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 21 (1.11%) SCCM
2 19 (1.00%) WSUS
3 18 (0.95%) Cisco CUCM
4 15 (0.79%) Cisco Prime
5 13 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
6 8 (0.42%) SCOrch
7 6 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (0.26%) SCOM
9 4 (0.21%) Backup Exec
9 4 (0.21%) OPNET
9 4 (0.21%) Tivoli
10 3 (0.16%) Ganglia
10 3 (0.16%) MAILsweeper
10 3 (0.16%) Netcool
10 3 (0.16%) ServiceCenter
11 2 (0.11%) FortiGate
11 2 (0.11%) McAfee ePO
11 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Intune
11 2 (0.11%) Nagios
11 2 (0.11%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 331 (17.43%) Microsoft
2 245 (12.90%) SAP
3 163 (8.58%) Oracle
4 104 (5.48%) VMware
5 78 (4.11%) Cisco
6 57 (3.00%) Tableau
7 56 (2.95%) IBM
8 54 (2.84%) Citrix
9 39 (2.05%) HP
10 35 (1.84%) Google
11 27 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
12 26 (1.37%) Cognos
13 22 (1.16%) Avaya
14 20 (1.05%) NetApp
15 17 (0.90%) JDA
16 16 (0.84%) Dell
16 16 (0.84%) Hyperion
17 15 (0.79%) Sage
18 14 (0.74%) Intel Security
19 11 (0.58%) Remedy
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