Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £36,375 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 21 November 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
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 12 9
Rank change year-on-year -1 -3 +4
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 1929 1883 2185
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 14.47% 15.14% 16.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.98% 15.61% 17.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1422 1600 1794
North West median annual salary £36,375 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.93% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,750 £20,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £50,175
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 12881 12066 12498
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.62% 97.00% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 10316 10146 10375
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 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 1007 £37,500 +7.14% 64
Cheshire +4 501 £35,000 +2.10% 43
Lancashire +5 213 £35,000 -6.67% 22
Merseyside +1 129 £31,250 -3.85% 11
Cumbria -5 12 £40,036 +45.59% 3
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 447 (23.17%) Finance
2 441 (22.86%) SAP
3 383 (19.85%) SQL
4 327 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
5 295 (15.29%) Microsoft
6 269 (13.95%) ITIL
7 262 (13.58%) Analytical Skills
8 255 (13.22%) Business Analysis
9 249 (12.91%) Windows
10 240 (12.44%) Manufacturing
11 239 (12.39%) Degree
12 206 (10.68%) Business Intelligence
13 201 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
14 179 (9.28%) Active Directory
15 169 (8.76%) SQL Server
16 168 (8.71%) Microsoft Office
17 162 (8.40%) Project Management
18 159 (8.24%) Microsoft Excel
19 155 (8.04%) Retail
20 150 (7.78%) Analytics
21 143 (7.41%) Banking
22 139 (7.21%) Data Analysis
23 125 (6.48%) QA
24 122 (6.32%) CRM
25 118 (6.12%) ERP
26 115 (5.96%) E-Commerce
27 111 (5.75%) SDLC
28 108 (5.60%) ABAP
29 107 (5.55%) Logistics
30 104 (5.39%) SAP SD

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 58 (3.01%) SAS
2 55 (2.85%) MS Exchange
3 43 (2.23%) SharePoint
4 19 (0.98%) Skype for Business
5 17 (0.88%) Confluence
6 16 (0.83%) Apache
6 16 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
6 16 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
7 14 (0.73%) Tomcat
8 8 (0.41%) WebSphere
9 7 (0.36%) IIS
10 6 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (0.26%) CMS
12 4 (0.21%) Apache Spark
12 4 (0.21%) JBoss
13 3 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2007
13 3 (0.16%) Tuxedo
14 2 (0.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.10%) GlassFish
15 1 (0.052%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 168 (8.71%) Microsoft Office
2 159 (8.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 44 (2.28%) MS Visio
4 38 (1.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 16 (0.83%) Microsoft Project
6 11 (0.57%) SPSS
7 9 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.16%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 104 (5.39%) SAP SD
2 66 (3.42%) SAP PP
3 56 (2.90%) SAP APO
4 54 (2.80%) SAP ERP
5 50 (2.59%) SAP CO
5 50 (2.59%) SAP FI
5 50 (2.59%) SAP FI/CO
6 47 (2.44%) SAP MM
7 25 (1.30%) SAP QM
8 22 (1.14%) SAP EWM
8 22 (1.14%) SAP MII
8 22 (1.14%) SAP PP-PI
9 19 (0.98%) SAP WM
10 17 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
11 14 (0.73%) Dynamics NAV
12 12 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
13 11 (0.57%) Magento
14 10 (0.52%) SAP VC
15 9 (0.47%) Cognos Business Intelligence
15 9 (0.47%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 57 (2.95%) Office 365
2 31 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (0.88%) OpenShift
5 10 (0.52%) SaaS
6 7 (0.36%) Google Analytics
7 6 (0.31%) Dynamics 365
7 6 (0.31%) PaaS
8 5 (0.26%) IBM Blueworks
9 3 (0.16%) BlazeMeter
9 3 (0.16%) IaaS
9 3 (0.16%) OneDrive
9 3 (0.16%) Trello
10 2 (0.10%) BrowserStack
10 2 (0.10%) G Suite
10 2 (0.10%) GitHub
10 2 (0.10%) SuccessFactors
11 1 (0.052%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.052%) Azure Machine Learning
11 1 (0.052%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 76 (3.94%) WAN
2 75 (3.89%) LAN
3 69 (3.58%) TCP/IP
4 39 (2.02%) Firewall
5 31 (1.61%) DHCP
5 31 (1.61%) DNS
5 31 (1.61%) VPN
6 21 (1.09%) Internet
7 20 (1.04%) Skype
8 17 (0.88%) SAN
9 13 (0.67%) Network Security
10 11 (0.57%) Wireless
11 9 (0.47%) SMS
11 9 (0.47%) SSL
11 9 (0.47%) VoIP
11 9 (0.47%) WLAN
12 7 (0.36%) Broadband
13 6 (0.31%) Ethernet
13 6 (0.31%) Intranet
14 5 (0.26%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 169 (8.76%) SQL Server
2 85 (4.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 50 (2.59%) Data Warehouse
4 47 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 41 (2.13%) QlikView
6 35 (1.81%) Power BI
7 33 (1.71%) Crystal Reports
8 26 (1.35%) SAP BW
9 22 (1.14%) MySQL
10 21 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
10 21 (1.09%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 21 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 20 (1.04%) Big Data
12 19 (0.98%) MS Access
12 19 (0.98%) Oracle Database
13 17 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
14 16 (0.83%) Base SAS
15 15 (0.78%) SQL Server 2014
16 14 (0.73%) Data Mining
16 14 (0.73%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 64 (3.32%) JIRA
2 39 (2.02%) Selenium
3 22 (1.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 16 (0.83%) SoapUI
5 14 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
6 13 (0.67%) Git (software)
7 10 (0.52%) Visual Studio
8 9 (0.47%) Cucumber
8 9 (0.47%) Jenkins
9 8 (0.41%) JMeter
9 8 (0.41%) SpecFlow
9 8 (0.41%) WebDriver
10 5 (0.26%) LSMW
10 5 (0.26%) Metasploit
11 4 (0.21%) Bugzilla
11 4 (0.21%) Eclipse
11 4 (0.21%) Talend Open Studio
12 3 (0.16%) LoadRunner
12 3 (0.16%) TeamCity
13 2 (0.10%) MSTest
General
1 447 (23.17%) Finance
2 240 (12.44%) Manufacturing
3 155 (8.04%) Retail
4 143 (7.41%) Banking
5 78 (4.04%) Marketing
6 63 (3.27%) Legal
7 62 (3.21%) Telecoms
8 47 (2.44%) Law
9 36 (1.87%) Investment Banking
10 33 (1.71%) Advertising
11 30 (1.56%) Electronics
12 28 (1.45%) Billing
13 12 (0.62%) Corporate Banking
13 12 (0.62%) Financial Institution
14 11 (0.57%) Automotive
14 11 (0.57%) German Language
15 8 (0.41%) Back Office
15 8 (0.41%) Games
15 8 (0.41%) International Banking
16 7 (0.36%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (4.41%) EDI
2 43 (2.23%) .NET
3 30 (1.56%) Middleware
4 29 (1.50%) IDoc
5 28 (1.45%) HTML
6 20 (1.04%) Web Services
7 19 (0.98%) SAP XI
7 19 (0.98%) SAPUI5
7 19 (0.98%) XML
8 16 (0.83%) SOAP
9 13 (0.67%) CSS
10 8 (0.41%) ODBC
10 8 (0.41%) SAP Basis
11 6 (0.31%) ASP.NET
11 6 (0.31%) EDIFACT
11 6 (0.31%) Gherkin
11 6 (0.31%) MDX
11 6 (0.31%) SAP PI
12 5 (0.26%) AngularJS
12 5 (0.26%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 262 (13.58%) Analytical Skills
2 87 (4.51%) Computer Science
3 74 (3.84%) FMCG
4 70 (3.63%) Management Information System
5 54 (2.80%) Mobile App
5 54 (2.80%) User Experience
6 29 (1.50%) Smart Meter
7 27 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
8 25 (1.30%) iPad
9 20 (1.04%) Driving Licence
10 16 (0.83%) Social Media
11 15 (0.78%) Data Centre
11 15 (0.78%) NHS
11 15 (0.78%) Smart Energy
12 14 (0.73%) Credit Risk
13 12 (0.62%) Data Structures
14 11 (0.57%) Digital Media
15 10 (0.52%) Video Conferencing
16 9 (0.47%) CMDB
17 7 (0.36%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 249 (12.91%) Windows
2 82 (4.25%) Windows Server
3 74 (3.84%) Windows 7
4 69 (3.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 52 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 49 (2.54%) Unix
7 44 (2.28%) Linux
8 39 (2.02%) Windows 8
9 37 (1.92%) Windows 10
10 23 (1.19%) Android
11 14 (0.73%) Windows XP
12 11 (0.57%) Apple iOS
13 8 (0.41%) AIX
13 8 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.16%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.16%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.10%) CentOS
15 2 (0.10%) MVS
15 2 (0.10%) SUSE
15 2 (0.10%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 327 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
2 269 (13.95%) ITIL
3 255 (13.22%) Business Analysis
4 206 (10.68%) Business Intelligence
5 201 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
6 162 (8.40%) Project Management
7 150 (7.78%) Analytics
8 139 (7.21%) Data Analysis
9 122 (6.32%) CRM
10 118 (6.12%) ERP
11 115 (5.96%) E-Commerce
12 111 (5.75%) SDLC
13 107 (5.55%) Logistics
14 99 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
15 93 (4.82%) Use Case
16 87 (4.51%) Information Security
17 79 (4.10%) Risk Management
18 78 (4.04%) Continuous Improvement
18 78 (4.04%) Test Automation
19 77 (3.99%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 383 (19.85%) SQL
2 108 (5.60%) ABAP
3 66 (3.42%) Java
4 62 (3.21%) T-SQL
5 49 (2.54%) C#
6 46 (2.38%) Python
7 32 (1.66%) VBA
8 25 (1.30%) JavaScript
8 25 (1.30%) R
9 21 (1.09%) C
10 20 (1.04%) VB.NET
11 16 (0.83%) PowerShell
12 15 (0.78%) VB
13 14 (0.73%) Perl
14 13 (0.67%) Bash Shell
15 10 (0.52%) PHP
15 10 (0.52%) Shell Script
16 8 (0.41%) C++
16 8 (0.41%) VBScript
17 7 (0.36%) RPG
Qualifications
1 239 (12.39%) Degree
2 80 (4.15%) ISEB
3 61 (3.16%) ISTQB
4 58 (3.01%) Microsoft Certification
5 46 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
6 40 (2.07%) CISSP
7 39 (2.02%) Computer Science Degree
8 36 (1.87%) MCSA
8 36 (1.87%) Security Cleared
9 33 (1.71%) CISA
10 31 (1.61%) CCNA
10 31 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
11 28 (1.45%) CISM
12 27 (1.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 26 (1.35%) MCSE
14 22 (1.14%) SAP Certification
14 22 (1.14%) SC Cleared
15 21 (1.09%) MCP
16 16 (0.83%) A+ Certification
16 16 (0.83%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 125 (6.48%) QA
2 93 (4.82%) SLA
3 54 (2.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 51 (2.64%) PMO
5 29 (1.50%) Data Quality
6 19 (0.98%) GDPR
7 8 (0.41%) ISO 9001
8 7 (0.36%) COBIT
9 6 (0.31%) PCI DSS
10 5 (0.26%) ISO 14001
11 4 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials
11 4 (0.21%) ISO 22301
11 4 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 2 (0.10%) MiFID
12 2 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 2 (0.10%) Solvency II
13 1 (0.052%) Basel II
13 1 (0.052%) EMIR
13 1 (0.052%) FIPS 140-2
13 1 (0.052%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 179 (9.28%) Active Directory
2 37 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (0.98%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.26%) Samba
4 5 (0.26%) Terminal Services
4 5 (0.26%) vSphere
5 4 (0.21%) XenApp
6 3 (0.16%) Docker
6 3 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (0.16%) Snort
6 3 (0.16%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.052%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.052%) NFS
7 1 (0.052%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 20 (1.04%) Ganglia
2 16 (0.83%) SCCM
3 7 (0.36%) Data Guard
4 6 (0.31%) CA Wily
4 6 (0.31%) SCOM
5 5 (0.26%) Cisco CUCM
5 5 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (0.21%) AirWatch
6 4 (0.21%) Control-M
6 4 (0.21%) FortiGate
6 4 (0.21%) Netcool
6 4 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (0.16%) Ansible
7 3 (0.16%) BladeLogic
7 3 (0.16%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (0.16%) Trend Micro Deep Security
8 2 (0.10%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (0.10%) Puppet
8 2 (0.10%) WSUS
Vendors
1 441 (22.86%) SAP
2 295 (15.29%) Microsoft
3 93 (4.82%) Oracle
4 66 (3.42%) Tableau
4 66 (3.42%) VMware
5 60 (3.11%) Citrix
6 37 (1.92%) Cisco
7 31 (1.61%) IBM
8 22 (1.14%) ServiceNow
9 21 (1.09%) Cognos
9 21 (1.09%) Google
9 21 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
10 20 (1.04%) HP
11 16 (0.83%) Teradata
12 12 (0.62%) Splunk
13 11 (0.57%) iManage
14 10 (0.52%) Capita
15 9 (0.47%) Apple
15 9 (0.47%) Palo Alto
16 8 (0.41%) Sage