Period
to 24 June 2019

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 24 June 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
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 9 14 12
Rank change year-on-year +5 -2 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 1,439 1,695 1,987
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.97% 13.65% 15.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.60% 14.09% 15.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1,088 1,346 1,597
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,500 £21,650
90th Percentile £53,750 £56,250 £55,731
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,875 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.14% +2.19% -

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 9,854 12,034 12,502
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.64% 96.91% 96.85%
Number of salaries quoted 7,419 9,798 10,309
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £66,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +4 800 £40,000 +1.27% 124
Cheshire +2 316 £36,500 -2.67% 54
Lancashire -1 159 £36,000 +2.86% 20
Merseyside -4 119 £40,000 +8.11% 19
Cumbria -4 8 £30,000 +9.09%
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 338 (23.49%) Agile Software Development
2 328 (22.79%) Finance
3 312 (21.68%) SQL
4 284 (19.74%) Microsoft
5 264 (18.35%) Business Analysis
6 263 (18.28%) Problem-Solving
7 243 (16.89%) Windows
7 243 (16.89%) Analytical Skills
8 211 (14.66%) Workflow
9 206 (14.32%) Analytics
10 184 (12.79%) ITIL
11 173 (12.02%) Microsoft Office
11 173 (12.02%) User Experience
12 167 (11.61%) Active Directory
13 162 (11.26%) Use Case
14 160 (11.12%) Degree
15 158 (10.98%) Change Management
16 152 (10.56%) Business Intelligence
17 149 (10.35%) SQL Server
17 149 (10.35%) Systems Analysis
18 147 (10.22%) SAP
19 138 (9.59%) BPR
20 129 (8.96%) Microsoft Excel
21 128 (8.90%) Workshop Facilitation
22 127 (8.83%) Sprint Planning
23 126 (8.76%) Customer-Centricity
23 126 (8.76%) Wireframes
24 125 (8.69%) Competitor Analysis
25 123 (8.55%) Stakeholder Management
26 122 (8.48%) Line Management

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 (3.13%) SharePoint
2 39 (2.71%) MS Exchange
3 28 (1.95%) IIS
4 26 (1.81%) Apache
4 26 (1.81%) Confluence
5 24 (1.67%) Tomcat
6 15 (1.04%) CMS
7 10 (0.69%) WebSphere
8 9 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
8 9 (0.63%) Skype for Business
9 7 (0.49%) SAS
10 6 (0.42%) JBoss
10 6 (0.42%) OpenStack
10 6 (0.42%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (0.28%) NetWeaver
12 3 (0.21%) Alfresco
12 3 (0.21%) IBM Notes
12 3 (0.21%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.069%) Exchange Server 2013
13 1 (0.069%) GlassFish
Applications
1 173 (12.02%) Microsoft Office
2 129 (8.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 48 (3.34%) MS Visio
4 41 (2.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 11 (0.76%) Microsoft Project
6 10 (0.69%) Adobe XD
6 10 (0.69%) UXPin
7 9 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.14%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.069%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 58 (4.03%) SAP ERP
2 40 (2.78%) SAP S/4HANA
3 38 (2.64%) SAP SD
4 25 (1.74%) SAP FI
5 23 (1.60%) SAP CO
5 23 (1.60%) SAP FI/CO
6 15 (1.04%) SAP MM
7 12 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
8 10 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
9 7 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
9 7 (0.49%) Oracle ERP
9 7 (0.49%) Payment Gateway
9 7 (0.49%) SAP GRC
9 7 (0.49%) SAP SCM
10 6 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
10 6 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
10 6 (0.42%) Unit4 Business World
11 5 (0.35%) FLEXCUBE
12 4 (0.28%) CSG Singleview
12 4 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 78 (5.42%) Power Platform
2 73 (5.07%) Office 365
3 37 (2.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 25 (1.74%) Amazon AWS
5 19 (1.32%) Google Analytics
6 15 (1.04%) SaaS
7 12 (0.83%) Dynamics 365
8 11 (0.76%) PaaS
9 10 (0.69%) Lucidchart
10 9 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
10 9 (0.63%) G Suite
11 8 (0.56%) Google Tag Manager
12 6 (0.42%) Adobe Analytics
12 6 (0.42%) AdWords
12 6 (0.42%) OpenShift
12 6 (0.42%) SuccessFactors
13 5 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
13 5 (0.35%) IaaS
14 3 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
14 3 (0.21%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 47 (3.27%) TCP/IP
2 45 (3.13%) LAN
3 44 (3.06%) DNS
3 44 (3.06%) WAN
4 43 (2.99%) Broadband
5 39 (2.71%) DHCP
6 32 (2.22%) Network Security
7 29 (2.02%) Firewall
8 28 (1.95%) VoIP
8 28 (1.95%) Wireless
9 25 (1.74%) VPN
10 21 (1.46%) Internet
11 16 (1.11%) SAN
12 8 (0.56%) Skype
13 6 (0.42%) FTP
13 6 (0.42%) MPLS
13 6 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
14 5 (0.35%) Intrusion Detection
15 4 (0.28%) Remote Desktop
15 4 (0.28%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (10.35%) SQL Server
2 84 (5.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 76 (5.28%) Power BI
4 50 (3.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 41 (2.85%) Data Warehouse
6 36 (2.50%) Relational Database
7 27 (1.88%) SQL Server 2012
8 24 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 18 (1.25%) Oracle Database
9 18 (1.25%) QlikView
10 17 (1.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 17 (1.18%) Qlik Sense
11 16 (1.11%) SAP HANA
12 14 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
13 12 (0.83%) Oracle ODI
14 11 (0.76%) Big Data
14 11 (0.76%) Crystal Reports
14 11 (0.76%) Oracle BI EE
15 9 (0.63%) Data Mining
15 9 (0.63%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 78 (5.42%) JIRA
2 36 (2.50%) Selenium
3 26 (1.81%) SoapUI
4 17 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (0.90%) Jenkins
6 12 (0.83%) Balsamiq
7 9 (0.63%) Git (software)
7 9 (0.63%) Visual Studio
8 7 (0.49%) Visual Studio Team System
9 6 (0.42%) CA Release Automation
9 6 (0.42%) Cucumber
9 6 (0.42%) TestRail
10 5 (0.35%) JUnit
10 5 (0.35%) Maven
10 5 (0.35%) Oracle APEX
10 5 (0.35%) Zephyr
11 4 (0.28%) Bitbucket
11 4 (0.28%) Gradle
11 4 (0.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 4 (0.28%) WebDriver
General
1 328 (22.79%) Finance
2 98 (6.81%) Retail
3 80 (5.56%) Manufacturing
4 78 (5.42%) Banking
4 78 (5.42%) Marketing
4 78 (5.42%) Telecoms
5 59 (4.10%) Legal
6 49 (3.41%) Billing
7 34 (2.36%) Law
8 19 (1.32%) Advertising
9 17 (1.18%) Electronics
10 11 (0.76%) French Language
11 10 (0.69%) Games
12 8 (0.56%) German Language
13 7 (0.49%) Automotive
13 7 (0.49%) Back Office
13 7 (0.49%) Italian Language
13 7 (0.49%) Portuguese Language
13 7 (0.49%) Spanish Language
14 6 (0.42%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (2.71%) .NET
2 33 (2.29%) Web Services
3 29 (2.02%) XML
4 21 (1.46%) HTML
5 20 (1.39%) SOAP
6 19 (1.32%) CSS
7 17 (1.18%) Middleware
8 12 (0.83%) ASP.NET
9 11 (0.76%) XMPP
10 10 (0.69%) REST
11 8 (0.56%) RESTful
11 8 (0.56%) SAP Fiori
12 7 (0.49%) Ajax
12 7 (0.49%) AngularJS
12 7 (0.49%) ASP.NET Web API
12 7 (0.49%) jQuery
12 7 (0.49%) KnockoutJS
12 7 (0.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 7 (0.49%) WinForms
13 6 (0.42%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 243 (16.89%) Analytical Skills
2 173 (12.02%) User Experience
3 89 (6.18%) Management Information System
4 73 (5.07%) Self-Motivation
5 25 (1.74%) PKI
6 22 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
6 22 (1.53%) Smart Meter
7 19 (1.32%) Data Centre
8 16 (1.11%) Greenfield Project
8 16 (1.11%) Mobile App
9 15 (1.04%) Blackberry
9 15 (1.04%) Fat Client
9 15 (1.04%) Thin Client
10 11 (0.76%) Replication
11 10 (0.69%) iPhone
11 10 (0.69%) PMI
12 9 (0.63%) Driving Licence
12 9 (0.63%) Smartphone
13 8 (0.56%) Clustering
13 8 (0.56%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 243 (16.89%) Windows
2 79 (5.49%) Windows Server
3 52 (3.61%) Windows 10
3 52 (3.61%) Windows Server 2012
4 48 (3.34%) Linux
5 44 (3.06%) Windows 7
6 30 (2.08%) Unix
7 25 (1.74%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (0.83%) Android
9 8 (0.56%) Apple iOS
9 8 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.21%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.069%) AIX
11 1 (0.069%) Kali Linux
11 1 (0.069%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.069%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.069%) VMS
11 1 (0.069%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.069%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 338 (23.49%) Agile Software Development
2 264 (18.35%) Business Analysis
3 263 (18.28%) Problem-Solving
4 211 (14.66%) Workflow
5 206 (14.32%) Analytics
6 184 (12.79%) ITIL
7 162 (11.26%) Use Case
8 158 (10.98%) Change Management
9 152 (10.56%) Business Intelligence
10 149 (10.35%) Systems Analysis
11 138 (9.59%) BPR
12 128 (8.90%) Workshop Facilitation
13 127 (8.83%) Sprint Planning
14 126 (8.76%) Customer-Centricity
14 126 (8.76%) Wireframes
15 125 (8.69%) Competitor Analysis
16 123 (8.55%) Stakeholder Management
17 122 (8.48%) Line Management
18 118 (8.20%) Customer Engagement
18 118 (8.20%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 312 (21.68%) SQL
2 53 (3.68%) PowerShell
3 47 (3.27%) T-SQL
4 42 (2.92%) Java
5 27 (1.88%) Python
6 25 (1.74%) C#
7 20 (1.39%) JavaScript
8 19 (1.32%) PL/SQL
9 15 (1.04%) VBA
10 14 (0.97%) R
11 11 (0.76%) C
12 8 (0.56%) VB
13 7 (0.49%) Go
14 5 (0.35%) Perl
15 4 (0.28%) PHP
16 3 (0.21%) MATLAB
16 3 (0.21%) VB.NET
17 2 (0.14%) ABAP
17 2 (0.14%) JCL
17 2 (0.14%) Uniface
Qualifications
1 160 (11.12%) Degree
2 49 (3.41%) ISTQB
3 43 (2.99%) ISEB
4 32 (2.22%) CISSP
5 31 (2.15%) ITIL Certification
6 27 (1.88%) Security Cleared
7 21 (1.46%) CISA
8 20 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
9 18 (1.25%) CISM
9 18 (1.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 15 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
10 15 (1.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 15 (1.04%) SC Cleared
11 13 (0.90%) MCSA
12 10 (0.69%) CCNA
12 10 (0.69%) PMI Certification
13 9 (0.63%) CRISC
13 9 (0.63%) IIBA
13 9 (0.63%) MCTS
14 8 (0.56%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (7.71%) QA
2 102 (7.09%) SLA
3 53 (3.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 38 (2.64%) PMO
5 33 (2.29%) GDPR
6 22 (1.53%) NIST
7 19 (1.32%) Data Quality
7 19 (1.32%) PCI DSS
8 13 (0.90%) Cyber Essentials
9 6 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (0.28%) COBIT
11 3 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 3 (0.21%) ISO 31000
12 2 (0.14%) ISO 22301
12 2 (0.14%) ISO 9001
13 1 (0.069%) Actionable Recommendations
13 1 (0.069%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 1 (0.069%) NCSC
System Software
1 167 (11.61%) Active Directory
2 42 (2.92%) Hyper-V
3 25 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (0.63%) vSphere
5 7 (0.49%) Docker
6 3 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (0.21%) Terminal Services
6 3 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (0.21%) XenApp
7 2 (0.14%) MetaFrame
7 2 (0.14%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.069%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.069%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 1 (0.069%) Snort
8 1 (0.069%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.069%) Time Sharing Option
8 1 (0.069%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.069%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.069%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.069%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (0.97%) HP ALM
1 14 (0.97%) SCCM
2 10 (0.69%) Cisco CUCM
3 6 (0.42%) BladeLogic
4 3 (0.21%) AirWatch
4 3 (0.21%) Backup Exec
4 3 (0.21%) CA Service Virtualization
4 3 (0.21%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (0.21%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 3 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (0.21%) SCOM
5 2 (0.14%) ArcSight ESM
5 2 (0.14%) Graylog
5 2 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.14%) QRadar
5 2 (0.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.069%) Ganglia
6 1 (0.069%) Oracle EDQ
6 1 (0.069%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 284 (19.74%) Microsoft
2 147 (10.22%) SAP
3 68 (4.73%) VMware
4 64 (4.45%) Oracle
5 57 (3.96%) Tableau
6 43 (2.99%) Cisco
7 29 (2.02%) HP
8 27 (1.88%) Citrix
9 24 (1.67%) Adobe
10 23 (1.60%) BT
11 20 (1.39%) Google
11 20 (1.39%) IBM
11 20 (1.39%) Informatica
12 17 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
13 16 (1.11%) Cognos
14 13 (0.90%) ServiceNow
15 12 (0.83%) Apple
15 12 (0.83%) Ariba
16 10 (0.69%) Lavastorm
16 10 (0.69%) Nimsoft