Period
to 20 October 2017

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West 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 > North West
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 12 10
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 1830 1872 2166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 14.35% 15.38% 16.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.84% 15.79% 17.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1357 1605 1781
North West median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -1.41% +9.23%
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,750 £20,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £51,000
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 West. 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 West
Permanent vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 12329 11853 12706
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.64% 97.36% 96.76%
Number of salaries quoted 9871 9982 10440
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,750 £23,075
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

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 6 months to 20 October 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 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
Manchester -1 1018 £36,500 +4.29% 54
Cheshire +1 430 £35,000 +7.69% 28
Lancashire +7 184 £35,000 -6.67% 12
Merseyside -1 122 £31,500 -3.08% 7
Cumbria -13 7 £37,500 +36.36% 3
Analyst
England

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

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 North West region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 415 (22.68%) Finance
2 398 (21.75%) SQL
3 374 (20.44%) SAP
4 299 (16.34%) Agile Software Development
5 290 (15.85%) Microsoft
6 268 (14.64%) Analytical Skills
7 255 (13.93%) ITIL
8 232 (12.68%) Business Analysis
8 232 (12.68%) Degree
9 227 (12.40%) Windows
10 200 (10.93%) Business Intelligence
11 179 (9.78%) Manufacturing
12 178 (9.73%) Retail
13 172 (9.40%) Active Directory
14 161 (8.80%) Microsoft Office
15 158 (8.63%) Stakeholder Management
16 157 (8.58%) SQL Server
16 157 (8.58%) Project Management
17 147 (8.03%) Microsoft Excel
18 140 (7.65%) Banking
19 137 (7.49%) ERP
20 134 (7.32%) Analytics
21 129 (7.05%) Data Analysis
22 119 (6.50%) CRM
23 115 (6.28%) SDLC
24 107 (5.85%) E-Commerce
24 107 (5.85%) User Acceptance Testing
25 104 (5.68%) SLA
26 97 (5.30%) Oracle
27 96 (5.25%) QA

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 47 (2.57%) MS Exchange
2 44 (2.40%) SAS
3 40 (2.19%) SharePoint
4 20 (1.09%) Skype for Business
5 17 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
6 16 (0.87%) Apache
7 15 (0.82%) IIS
7 15 (0.82%) Tomcat
8 14 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2013
9 12 (0.66%) WebSphere
10 11 (0.60%) Confluence
11 7 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
12 6 (0.33%) CMS
13 4 (0.22%) GlassFish
13 4 (0.22%) JBoss
14 3 (0.16%) Apache Spark
14 3 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2007
14 3 (0.16%) Tuxedo
15 2 (0.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 2 (0.11%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 161 (8.80%) Microsoft Office
2 147 (8.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 40 (2.19%) MS Visio
4 30 (1.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 18 (0.98%) SPSS
6 13 (0.71%) Microsoft Project
7 6 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.16%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 93 (5.08%) SAP SD
2 63 (3.44%) SAP ERP
3 57 (3.11%) SAP PP
4 48 (2.62%) SAP MM
5 47 (2.57%) SAP APO
6 39 (2.13%) SAP CO
6 39 (2.13%) SAP FI
6 39 (2.13%) SAP FI/CO
7 24 (1.31%) SAP QM
8 22 (1.20%) SAP EWM
8 22 (1.20%) SAP MII
8 22 (1.20%) SAP PP-PI
9 20 (1.09%) Dynamics NAV
9 20 (1.09%) SAP WM
10 18 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
11 11 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
12 10 (0.55%) Magento
13 9 (0.49%) Cognos Business Intelligence
13 9 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
13 9 (0.49%) SAP VC
Cloud Services
1 55 (3.01%) Office 365
2 29 (1.58%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (1.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (0.82%) OpenShift
5 13 (0.71%) SaaS
6 8 (0.44%) Google Analytics
6 8 (0.44%) PaaS
7 7 (0.38%) IBM Blueworks
8 6 (0.33%) Dynamics 365
9 5 (0.27%) G Suite
10 3 (0.16%) IaaS
11 2 (0.11%) BlazeMeter
11 2 (0.11%) BrowserStack
11 2 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
12 1 (0.055%) Adobe Analytics
12 1 (0.055%) Amazon Glacier
12 1 (0.055%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.055%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.055%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 73 (3.99%) LAN
2 71 (3.88%) WAN
3 65 (3.55%) TCP/IP
4 51 (2.79%) Firewall
5 32 (1.75%) VPN
6 29 (1.58%) DHCP
6 29 (1.58%) DNS
7 21 (1.15%) Skype
8 13 (0.71%) Internet
8 13 (0.71%) Network Security
9 11 (0.60%) SAN
9 11 (0.60%) Wireless
9 11 (0.60%) WLAN
10 9 (0.49%) SSL
10 9 (0.49%) VLAN
10 9 (0.49%) VoIP
11 7 (0.38%) Broadband
11 7 (0.38%) Intranet
11 7 (0.38%) SMS
12 5 (0.27%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (8.58%) SQL Server
2 86 (4.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 54 (2.95%) Data Warehouse
4 50 (2.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 37 (2.02%) Crystal Reports
5 37 (2.02%) QlikView
6 32 (1.75%) Power BI
7 22 (1.20%) Big Data
7 22 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 21 (1.15%) MySQL
9 20 (1.09%) SAP BW
10 19 (1.04%) Oracle Database
10 19 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
11 18 (0.98%) Data Mining
12 17 (0.93%) BusinessObjects
12 17 (0.93%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
13 15 (0.82%) MS Access
14 12 (0.66%) SQL Server 2014
14 12 (0.66%) SQL Server 2016
15 11 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 47 (2.57%) JIRA
2 33 (1.80%) Selenium
3 19 (1.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 15 (0.82%) SoapUI
4 15 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (0.55%) Git (software)
6 9 (0.49%) Jenkins
6 9 (0.49%) Visual Studio
6 9 (0.49%) WebDriver
7 7 (0.38%) SpecFlow
8 6 (0.33%) Cucumber
8 6 (0.33%) JMeter
8 6 (0.33%) Oracle Forms
9 5 (0.27%) Metasploit
9 5 (0.27%) Talend Open Studio
10 4 (0.22%) Eclipse
10 4 (0.22%) TeamCity
11 3 (0.16%) LoadRunner
11 3 (0.16%) LSMW
12 2 (0.11%) Bugzilla
General
1 415 (22.68%) Finance
2 179 (9.78%) Manufacturing
3 178 (9.73%) Retail
4 140 (7.65%) Banking
5 78 (4.26%) Marketing
6 60 (3.28%) Telecoms
7 57 (3.11%) Legal
8 33 (1.80%) Law
9 28 (1.53%) Advertising
9 28 (1.53%) Investment Banking
10 27 (1.48%) Billing
11 25 (1.37%) Electronics
12 13 (0.71%) German Language
13 10 (0.55%) Back Office
13 10 (0.55%) Corporate Banking
13 10 (0.55%) Retail Banking
14 9 (0.49%) Financial Institution
15 8 (0.44%) Automotive
16 7 (0.38%) Games
16 7 (0.38%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (4.32%) EDI
2 32 (1.75%) .NET
3 31 (1.69%) HTML
4 28 (1.53%) Middleware
5 25 (1.37%) IDoc
6 22 (1.20%) XML
7 19 (1.04%) SAP XI
8 17 (0.93%) SAPUI5
9 15 (0.82%) CSS
9 15 (0.82%) Web Services
10 14 (0.77%) SOAP
11 7 (0.38%) MDX
12 6 (0.33%) EDIFACT
13 5 (0.27%) ODBC
13 5 (0.27%) REST
13 5 (0.27%) WCF
14 4 (0.22%) ASP.NET
14 4 (0.22%) Gherkin
14 4 (0.22%) HTML5
14 4 (0.22%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 268 (14.64%) Analytical Skills
2 80 (4.37%) FMCG
3 78 (4.26%) Computer Science
4 76 (4.15%) Management Information System
5 59 (3.22%) Mobile App
6 52 (2.84%) User Experience
7 29 (1.58%) Smart Meter
8 27 (1.48%) iPad
9 23 (1.26%) Driving Licence
10 22 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
11 16 (0.87%) Social Media
12 15 (0.82%) Smart Energy
13 14 (0.77%) NHS
14 13 (0.71%) Data Structures
15 11 (0.60%) AS400
15 11 (0.60%) Digital Media
15 11 (0.60%) iSeries
15 11 (0.60%) Video Conferencing
15 11 (0.60%) Virtual Team
16 9 (0.49%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 227 (12.40%) Windows
2 71 (3.88%) Windows Server
3 61 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 60 (3.28%) Windows 7
5 55 (3.01%) Windows Server 2012
6 46 (2.51%) Unix
7 42 (2.30%) Linux
8 39 (2.13%) Windows 10
9 37 (2.02%) Windows 8
10 23 (1.26%) Android
11 13 (0.71%) Apple iOS
12 10 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (0.49%) AIX
14 7 (0.38%) Windows XP
15 4 (0.22%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.16%) Ubuntu
17 2 (0.11%) CentOS
17 2 (0.11%) MVS
17 2 (0.11%) SUSE
17 2 (0.11%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 299 (16.34%) Agile Software Development
2 255 (13.93%) ITIL
3 232 (12.68%) Business Analysis
4 200 (10.93%) Business Intelligence
5 158 (8.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 157 (8.58%) Project Management
7 137 (7.49%) ERP
8 134 (7.32%) Analytics
9 129 (7.05%) Data Analysis
10 119 (6.50%) CRM
11 115 (6.28%) SDLC
12 107 (5.85%) E-Commerce
12 107 (5.85%) User Acceptance Testing
13 95 (5.19%) Information Security
14 86 (4.70%) Test Automation
15 80 (4.37%) Logistics
16 76 (4.15%) Use Case
17 74 (4.04%) Continuous Improvement
18 73 (3.99%) Risk Management
18 73 (3.99%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 398 (21.75%) SQL
2 71 (3.88%) ABAP
2 71 (3.88%) T-SQL
3 53 (2.90%) Java
4 47 (2.57%) C#
5 44 (2.40%) Python
6 41 (2.24%) VBA
7 30 (1.64%) JavaScript
8 22 (1.20%) R
9 20 (1.09%) PowerShell
10 19 (1.04%) C
11 16 (0.87%) VB
11 16 (0.87%) VB.NET
12 13 (0.71%) Bash Shell
13 12 (0.66%) Perl
13 12 (0.66%) Shell Script
14 11 (0.60%) PL/SQL
14 11 (0.60%) RPG
14 11 (0.60%) VBScript
15 9 (0.49%) PHP
Qualifications
1 232 (12.68%) Degree
2 79 (4.32%) ISEB
3 67 (3.66%) ISTQB
4 52 (2.84%) CISSP
5 47 (2.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 43 (2.35%) CISA
7 36 (1.97%) CISM
8 35 (1.91%) Security Cleared
9 33 (1.80%) Computer Science Degree
9 33 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
10 25 (1.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 24 (1.31%) Cisco Certification
12 23 (1.26%) CCNA
13 22 (1.20%) MCSE
14 21 (1.15%) SAP Certification
15 20 (1.09%) MCSA
16 19 (1.04%) SC Cleared
17 18 (0.98%) MCP
18 16 (0.87%) CCNP
19 15 (0.82%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (5.68%) SLA
2 96 (5.25%) QA
3 54 (2.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 41 (2.24%) PMO
5 39 (2.13%) Data Quality
6 15 (0.82%) GDPR
7 9 (0.49%) ISO 9001
7 9 (0.49%) PCI DSS
8 7 (0.38%) MiFID
9 6 (0.33%) ISO 14001
10 5 (0.27%) COBIT
11 4 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
11 4 (0.22%) ISO 22301
11 4 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 4 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 3 (0.16%) EMIR
12 3 (0.16%) Solvency II
13 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 1 (0.055%) Basel II
14 1 (0.055%) HIPAA
System Software
1 172 (9.40%) Active Directory
2 32 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (1.15%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.33%) Terminal Services
5 5 (0.27%) Samba
5 5 (0.27%) XenApp
6 4 (0.22%) vSphere
7 3 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.055%) HDFS
9 1 (0.055%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.055%) NFS
9 1 (0.055%) Snort
Systems Management
1 16 (0.87%) Ganglia
1 16 (0.87%) SCCM
2 10 (0.55%) WSUS
3 8 (0.44%) CA Wily
3 8 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (0.38%) Cisco CUCM
5 6 (0.33%) Control-M
6 5 (0.27%) BladeLogic
6 5 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (0.22%) AirWatch
7 4 (0.22%) Ansible
7 4 (0.22%) Cisco Prime
7 4 (0.22%) FortiGate
7 4 (0.22%) Puppet
8 3 (0.16%) SCOM
8 3 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.11%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.11%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (0.11%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.055%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 374 (20.44%) SAP
2 290 (15.85%) Microsoft
3 97 (5.30%) Oracle
4 66 (3.61%) Tableau
5 62 (3.39%) VMware
6 57 (3.11%) Citrix
7 42 (2.30%) Cisco
8 39 (2.13%) IBM
9 23 (1.26%) ServiceNow
10 22 (1.20%) HP
11 20 (1.09%) Google
12 16 (0.87%) Cognos
13 15 (0.82%) Teradata
14 14 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
15 11 (0.60%) Apple
16 10 (0.55%) Cognizant
17 9 (0.49%) Palo Alto
18 8 (0.44%) Avaya
19 7 (0.38%) PeopleSoft
19 7 (0.38%) Splunk