Period
to 22 October 2019

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 22 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 West
6 months to
22 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 11 10 13
Rank change year-on-year -1 +3 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 1,270 1,718 1,833
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 12.64% 14.59% 14.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.16% 15.08% 14.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1,018 1,321 1,356
North West median annual salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.74% +4.29% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £51,250 £53,750 £55,000
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 9,648 11,390 12,352
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.99% 96.72% 96.72%
Number of salaries quoted 7,561 9,214 9,888
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +5.26%

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 22 October 2019.

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 22 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
Manchester +2 783 £40,000 +4.54% 121
Cheshire -3 215 £35,000 -2.10% 38
Merseyside -1 135 £35,000 +6.87% 40
Lancashire -10 96 £32,500 -7.14% 11
Cumbria -12 13 £22,000 -15.16% 2
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 West region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 263 (20.71%) Agile Software Development
2 261 (20.55%) SQL
3 229 (18.03%) Microsoft
4 219 (17.24%) Business Analysis
5 209 (16.46%) Windows
6 197 (15.51%) Finance
7 191 (15.04%) Analytics
8 180 (14.17%) Problem-Solving
9 175 (13.78%) User Experience
9 175 (13.78%) Workflow
10 174 (13.70%) Analytical Skills
11 164 (12.91%) Active Directory
12 157 (12.36%) Systems Analysis
13 147 (11.57%) BPR
14 146 (11.50%) Sprint Planning
15 141 (11.10%) Business Intelligence
15 141 (11.10%) Microsoft Excel
16 137 (10.79%) Use Case
17 133 (10.47%) ITIL
17 133 (10.47%) Customer-Centricity
18 129 (10.16%) Change Management
19 127 (10.00%) Line Management
20 126 (9.92%) Competitor Analysis
21 124 (9.76%) Workshop Facilitation
22 123 (9.69%) MoSCoW
23 121 (9.53%) Microsoft Office
24 117 (9.21%) Customer Engagement
25 109 (8.58%) Stakeholder Management
25 109 (8.58%) Degree
26 107 (8.43%) Wireframes

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 45 (3.54%) MS Exchange
2 38 (2.99%) SharePoint
3 28 (2.20%) Confluence
4 12 (0.94%) SAS
5 10 (0.79%) IIS
6 8 (0.63%) Skype for Business
6 8 (0.63%) Tomcat
7 7 (0.55%) Apache
7 7 (0.55%) CMS
8 6 (0.47%) IBM Notes
9 5 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.31%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.16%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.16%) Commerce Server
11 2 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.079%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.079%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.079%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 141 (11.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 121 (9.53%) Microsoft Office
3 40 (3.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 20 (1.57%) Spreadsheet
5 14 (1.10%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.31%) Acrobat
6 4 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.16%) SPSS
8 1 (0.079%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 27 (2.13%) SAP S/4HANA
2 24 (1.89%) SAP ERP
3 22 (1.73%) SAP SD
4 17 (1.34%) Payment Gateway
5 14 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
5 14 (1.10%) SAP FI
6 12 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
6 12 (0.94%) SAP CO
6 12 (0.94%) SAP FI/CO
7 7 (0.55%) Oracle Financials
7 7 (0.55%) SAP GRC
7 7 (0.55%) SAP PP
8 6 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
8 6 (0.47%) Oracle ERP
8 6 (0.47%) SAP BPC
8 6 (0.47%) SAP HR
8 6 (0.47%) SAP MM
9 5 (0.39%) SAP HCM
9 5 (0.39%) SAP Payroll
10 4 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 83 (6.54%) Power Platform
2 79 (6.22%) Office 365
3 36 (2.83%) Azure
4 20 (1.57%) Dynamics 365
5 19 (1.50%) AWS
6 15 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
7 14 (1.10%) Trello
8 10 (0.79%) SaaS
9 9 (0.71%) Google Analytics
10 7 (0.55%) G Suite
11 6 (0.47%) PaaS
11 6 (0.47%) SuccessFactors
12 5 (0.39%) Adobe Analytics
12 5 (0.39%) Asana
12 5 (0.39%) IaaS
13 4 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
14 3 (0.24%) AdWords
14 3 (0.24%) Google Tag Manager
15 2 (0.16%) Azure Data Factory
15 2 (0.16%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 48 (3.78%) LAN
1 48 (3.78%) WAN
2 30 (2.36%) DNS
3 29 (2.28%) DHCP
3 29 (2.28%) TCP/IP
4 23 (1.81%) Firewall
4 23 (1.81%) VoIP
5 20 (1.57%) Wireless
6 16 (1.26%) Broadband
7 14 (1.10%) VPN
8 12 (0.94%) Network Security
9 9 (0.71%) FTP
9 9 (0.71%) Skype
10 8 (0.63%) Extranet
10 8 (0.63%) Internet
11 7 (0.55%) SAN
12 6 (0.47%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (0.47%) Intranet
13 5 (0.39%) Remote Desktop
13 5 (0.39%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (7.40%) SQL Server
2 82 (6.46%) Power BI
3 54 (4.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 45 (3.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 33 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
6 31 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 30 (2.36%) Relational Database
8 22 (1.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 16 (1.26%) QlikView
10 14 (1.10%) SAP HANA
11 12 (0.94%) Oracle Database
12 11 (0.87%) SAP BW
13 8 (0.63%) MySQL
14 7 (0.55%) Data Mining
14 7 (0.55%) Qlik Sense
14 7 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
15 6 (0.47%) Big Data
15 6 (0.47%) MS Access
16 4 (0.31%) GIS
17 3 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 75 (5.91%) JIRA
2 56 (4.41%) Selenium
3 23 (1.81%) SoapUI
4 19 (1.50%) Jenkins
5 18 (1.42%) WebDriver
6 14 (1.10%) Cucumber
6 14 (1.10%) Git (software)
6 14 (1.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 13 (1.02%) Zephyr
8 12 (0.94%) TeamCity
8 12 (0.94%) Visual Studio
9 10 (0.79%) SpecFlow
10 8 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (0.55%) Bugzilla
11 7 (0.55%) HP UFT
11 7 (0.55%) JBehave
12 6 (0.47%) LoadRunner
12 6 (0.47%) TestRail
13 5 (0.39%) Redmine
13 5 (0.39%) Subversion
General
1 197 (15.51%) Finance
2 82 (6.46%) Retail
3 77 (6.06%) Manufacturing
4 51 (4.02%) Legal
5 37 (2.91%) Telecoms
6 36 (2.83%) Marketing
7 33 (2.60%) Law
8 29 (2.28%) Banking
9 26 (2.05%) Public Sector
10 21 (1.65%) Back Office
11 19 (1.50%) Billing
12 10 (0.79%) Spanish Language
13 9 (0.71%) Automotive
14 8 (0.63%) Housing Association
15 6 (0.47%) German Language
15 6 (0.47%) Publishing
16 5 (0.39%) Aerospace
17 4 (0.31%) General Ledger
17 4 (0.31%) Local Government
18 3 (0.24%) Ukrainian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (2.91%) XML
2 30 (2.36%) .NET
3 16 (1.26%) HTML
4 14 (1.10%) EDI
5 13 (1.02%) Web Services
6 11 (0.87%) CSS
7 9 (0.71%) JSON
7 9 (0.71%) SOAP
8 8 (0.63%) Middleware
9 7 (0.55%) REST
9 7 (0.55%) SAP Fiori
10 6 (0.47%) ASP.NET
10 6 (0.47%) XMPP
11 5 (0.39%) Gherkin
11 5 (0.39%) SAP Basis
12 3 (0.24%) HTML5
13 2 (0.16%) .NET Framework
13 2 (0.16%) LDAP
13 2 (0.16%) Oracle Fusion
13 2 (0.16%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 175 (13.78%) User Experience
2 174 (13.70%) Analytical Skills
3 84 (6.61%) Management Information System
4 45 (3.54%) Self-Motivation
5 25 (1.97%) Mobile App
6 22 (1.73%) Data Centre
7 17 (1.34%) Smart Meter
8 16 (1.26%) Blackberry
8 16 (1.26%) Driving Licence
9 12 (0.94%) Xbox
10 11 (0.87%) Greenfield Project
11 10 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (0.79%) Life Science
12 9 (0.71%) iPhone
12 9 (0.71%) Smartphone
13 8 (0.63%) PKI
13 8 (0.63%) Robotics
13 8 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
14 7 (0.55%) Cyberthreat
14 7 (0.55%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 209 (16.46%) Windows
2 65 (5.12%) Windows 10
3 47 (3.70%) Linux
3 47 (3.70%) Windows 7
4 45 (3.54%) Windows Server
5 34 (2.68%) Unix
6 28 (2.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 27 (2.13%) Android
8 20 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (1.34%) Windows XP
10 12 (0.94%) Apple iOS
10 12 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (0.87%) Windows 8
12 7 (0.55%) Windows Vista
13 4 (0.31%) HPUX
13 4 (0.31%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.16%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 263 (20.71%) Agile Software Development
2 219 (17.24%) Business Analysis
3 191 (15.04%) Analytics
4 180 (14.17%) Problem-Solving
5 175 (13.78%) Workflow
6 157 (12.36%) Systems Analysis
7 147 (11.57%) BPR
8 146 (11.50%) Sprint Planning
9 141 (11.10%) Business Intelligence
10 137 (10.79%) Use Case
11 133 (10.47%) Customer-Centricity
11 133 (10.47%) ITIL
12 129 (10.16%) Change Management
13 127 (10.00%) Line Management
14 126 (9.92%) Competitor Analysis
15 124 (9.76%) Workshop Facilitation
16 123 (9.69%) MoSCoW
17 117 (9.21%) Customer Engagement
18 109 (8.58%) Stakeholder Management
19 107 (8.43%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 261 (20.55%) SQL
2 46 (3.62%) Java
3 45 (3.54%) C#
4 29 (2.28%) PowerShell
4 29 (2.28%) T-SQL
5 27 (2.13%) VBA
6 24 (1.89%) Python
7 21 (1.65%) JavaScript
8 19 (1.50%) R
9 12 (0.94%) PHP
10 9 (0.71%) PL/SQL
10 9 (0.71%) VB
11 8 (0.63%) C
12 7 (0.55%) ABAP
12 7 (0.55%) Go
13 5 (0.39%) MATLAB
13 5 (0.39%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.16%) Korn
14 2 (0.16%) Scala
14 2 (0.16%) Uniface
Qualifications
1 109 (8.58%) Degree
2 38 (2.99%) ISTQB
3 34 (2.68%) ISEB
4 30 (2.36%) Microsoft Certification
5 19 (1.50%) ACCA
5 19 (1.50%) CIMA
5 19 (1.50%) Security Cleared
6 15 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
7 14 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (1.10%) CISSP
7 14 (1.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 14 (1.10%) MCSA
8 13 (1.02%) CCNA
9 10 (0.79%) SC Cleared
10 9 (0.71%) CISA
10 9 (0.71%) DBS Check
10 9 (0.71%) MCSE
11 6 (0.47%) Computer Science Degree
11 6 (0.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 5 (0.39%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (6.14%) QA
2 70 (5.51%) SLA
3 29 (2.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (1.65%) PMO
5 17 (1.34%) Cyber Essentials
5 17 (1.34%) NIST
6 12 (0.94%) PCI DSS
7 11 (0.87%) Data Quality
7 11 (0.87%) GDPR
8 6 (0.47%) ISO 22301
9 5 (0.39%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 2 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.16%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.079%) Actionable Recommendations
11 1 (0.079%) COBIT
11 1 (0.079%) NCSC
System Software
1 164 (12.91%) Active Directory
2 24 (1.89%) Hyper-V
3 21 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
4 6 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (0.47%) XenApp
4 6 (0.47%) XenDesktop
5 4 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (0.24%) vSphere
7 1 (0.079%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.079%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 1 (0.079%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 24 (1.89%) HP ALM
2 19 (1.50%) SCCM
3 9 (0.71%) Oracle Identity Management
4 6 (0.47%) Cisco CUCM
5 5 (0.39%) Nexpose
5 5 (0.39%) WSUS
6 3 (0.24%) Ansible
7 2 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.16%) Jamf Pro
7 2 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.16%) Puppet
7 2 (0.16%) SCOM
8 1 (0.079%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.079%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.079%) Oracle EDQ
8 1 (0.079%) Stealthwatch
8 1 (0.079%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 229 (18.03%) Microsoft
2 93 (7.32%) SAP
3 57 (4.49%) Oracle
4 46 (3.62%) Tableau
5 39 (3.07%) Citrix
6 35 (2.76%) VMware
7 34 (2.68%) Cisco
7 34 (2.68%) HP
8 22 (1.73%) ServiceNow
9 21 (1.65%) WorldPay
10 17 (1.34%) iManage
11 15 (1.18%) Cognos
11 15 (1.18%) Google
12 14 (1.10%) Apple
13 13 (1.02%) Adobe
14 12 (0.94%) IBM
15 11 (0.87%) BT
15 11 (0.87%) Remedy
15 11 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
15 11 (0.87%) Sony