The median annual salary for an Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 10 12
Rank change year-on-year -2 +2  
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 1034 903 953
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 15.10% 16.10% 15.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.66% 16.45% 15.56%
Number of salaries quoted 793 789 795
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £51,250
UK excluding London median salary £35,500 £36,349 £37,000
% change year-on-year -2.33% -1.75%  

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 6603 5488 6123
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.44% 97.86% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 20745 19426 22170
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 28 June 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 -2 594 £35,000 - 85
Cheshire -1 239 £35,000 +7.69% 30
Lancashire +5 91 £37,500 +15.38% 13
Merseyside -9 66 £31,000 -17.33% 17
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 465 (23.39%) SQL
2 451 (22.69%) Finance
3 427 (21.48%) Agile Software Development
4 355 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
5 326 (16.40%) Microsoft
6 285 (14.34%) SAP
7 242 (12.17%) Business Analysis
8 238 (11.97%) ITIL
9 234 (11.77%) Windows
10 215 (10.81%) ERP
11 191 (9.61%) Business Intelligence
12 186 (9.36%) Degree
13 182 (9.15%) SDLC
14 175 (8.80%) Active Directory
15 170 (8.55%) Stakeholder Management
16 165 (8.30%) Oracle
17 162 (8.15%) Microsoft Office
18 157 (7.90%) SQL Server
19 155 (7.80%) Retail
20 142 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
21 136 (6.84%) User Acceptance Testing
21 136 (6.84%) Test Automation
22 135 (6.79%) CRM
23 122 (6.14%) Banking
24 119 (5.99%) FMCG
25 117 (5.89%) Analytics
26 115 (5.78%) Data Analysis
27 113 (5.68%) Manufacturing
27 113 (5.68%) Test Scripting
28 112 (5.63%) Project 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 67 (3.37%) MS Exchange
2 53 (2.67%) SharePoint
3 42 (2.11%) SAS
4 38 (1.91%) IIS
5 20 (1.01%) Skype for Business
6 18 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2010
7 17 (0.86%) Confluence
8 13 (0.65%) Apache
8 13 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
9 11 (0.55%) Tomcat
10 10 (0.50%) WebSphere
11 8 (0.40%) CMS
12 5 (0.25%) Alfresco
12 5 (0.25%) Apache Spark
12 5 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2007
12 5 (0.25%) NServiceBus
12 5 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
13 4 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2013
13 4 (0.20%) GlassFish
13 4 (0.20%) JBoss
Applications
1 162 (8.15%) Microsoft Office
2 142 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 34 (1.71%) MS Visio
4 31 (1.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 16 (0.80%) SPSS
6 13 (0.65%) Microsoft Project
7 8 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.050%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.050%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.050%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 108 (5.43%) SAP ERP
2 85 (4.28%) SAP SD
3 50 (2.52%) SAP APO
4 49 (2.46%) SAP PP
5 42 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
6 37 (1.86%) SAP MM
7 30 (1.51%) Dynamics NAV
8 29 (1.46%) Oracle EBS
8 29 (1.46%) SAP CO
8 29 (1.46%) SAP FI
8 29 (1.46%) SAP FI/CO
9 25 (1.26%) Oracle EBS R12
10 23 (1.16%) Oracle Applications
11 22 (1.11%) Oracle Financials
12 19 (0.96%) Oracle Payables
12 19 (0.96%) SAP WM
13 18 (0.91%) Oracle Receivables
14 16 (0.80%) Oracle ERP
14 16 (0.80%) SAP QM
15 15 (0.75%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 53 (2.67%) Office 365
2 19 (0.96%) SaaS
3 14 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (0.55%) Google Analytics
5 8 (0.40%) SuccessFactors
6 6 (0.30%) G Suite
7 5 (0.25%) Adobe Analytics
7 5 (0.25%) IBM Blueworks
8 4 (0.20%) PaaS
9 3 (0.15%) IaaS
9 3 (0.15%) Yammer
10 2 (0.10%) Amazon Glacier
10 2 (0.10%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.10%) BrowserStack
10 2 (0.10%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.10%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.10%) Google Drive
10 2 (0.10%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.050%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 95 (4.78%) Firewall
2 87 (4.38%) WAN
3 86 (4.33%) LAN
4 62 (3.12%) TCP/IP
5 50 (2.52%) VPN
6 42 (2.11%) Internet
7 40 (2.01%) DNS
8 39 (1.96%) DHCP
9 26 (1.31%) SAN
10 25 (1.26%) VLAN
11 21 (1.06%) Skype
12 20 (1.01%) VoIP
13 19 (0.96%) SSL
13 19 (0.96%) Wireless
14 17 (0.86%) Cisco Wireless
15 16 (0.80%) FTP
16 15 (0.75%) Network Security
17 12 (0.60%) WLAN
18 11 (0.55%) HTTP
19 9 (0.45%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (7.90%) SQL Server
2 80 (4.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 65 (3.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 54 (2.72%) Data Warehouse
5 36 (1.81%) Crystal Reports
5 36 (1.81%) QlikView
6 34 (1.71%) Oracle Reports
7 30 (1.51%) Oracle Database
8 28 (1.41%) SAP HANA
9 23 (1.16%) Power BI
10 22 (1.11%) Big Data
11 21 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 19 (0.96%) BusinessObjects
12 19 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
13 18 (0.91%) SAP BW
14 17 (0.86%) Data Mining
15 16 (0.80%) DB2
16 14 (0.70%) MS Access
16 14 (0.70%) Relational Database
17 12 (0.60%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 55 (2.77%) Selenium
2 50 (2.52%) JIRA
3 35 (1.76%) Cucumber
4 30 (1.51%) Team Foundation Server
5 29 (1.46%) Visual Studio
6 13 (0.65%) Oracle Forms
6 13 (0.65%) SoapUI
7 12 (0.60%) SpecFlow
7 12 (0.60%) WebDriver
8 8 (0.40%) JMeter
9 6 (0.30%) FxCop
9 6 (0.30%) Jenkins
9 6 (0.30%) StyleCop
10 5 (0.25%) LoadRunner
10 5 (0.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 4 (0.20%) FitNesse
11 4 (0.20%) Git (software)
11 4 (0.20%) Jasmine
12 3 (0.15%) Talend Open Studio
12 3 (0.15%) TestComplete
General
1 451 (22.69%) Finance
2 155 (7.80%) Retail
3 122 (6.14%) Banking
4 113 (5.68%) Manufacturing
5 102 (5.13%) Marketing
6 58 (2.92%) Telecoms
7 55 (2.77%) Legal
8 32 (1.61%) Law
9 21 (1.06%) Advertising
10 19 (0.96%) Back Office
11 17 (0.86%) Investment Banking
12 14 (0.70%) Billing
13 13 (0.65%) General Ledger
14 12 (0.60%) Retail Banking
15 11 (0.55%) German Language
16 10 (0.50%) Corporate Banking
17 8 (0.40%) Electronics
17 8 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
18 7 (0.35%) Financial Institution
18 7 (0.35%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (3.97%) .NET
2 54 (2.72%) XML
3 50 (2.52%) HTML
4 49 (2.46%) EDI
5 32 (1.61%) Web Services
6 21 (1.06%) Gherkin
7 19 (0.96%) CSS
8 17 (0.86%) .NET Framework
8 17 (0.86%) ASP.NET
8 17 (0.86%) IDoc
9 14 (0.70%) JSON
10 13 (0.65%) Entity Framework
10 13 (0.65%) MDX
10 13 (0.65%) WCF
11 12 (0.60%) Middleware
12 11 (0.55%) HTML5
12 11 (0.55%) jQuery
13 10 (0.50%) XSLT
14 9 (0.45%) SAP XI
15 8 (0.40%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 355 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 119 (5.99%) FMCG
3 101 (5.08%) Management Information System
4 59 (2.97%) iPad
5 54 (2.72%) Computer Science
6 52 (2.62%) Mobile App
7 49 (2.46%) User Experience
8 30 (1.51%) iSeries
9 28 (1.41%) AS400
10 26 (1.31%) Greenfield Project
11 22 (1.11%) Smart Meter
12 17 (0.86%) Life Science
13 16 (0.80%) Driving Licence
13 16 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
14 15 (0.75%) Virtual Team
15 14 (0.70%) EPoS
16 13 (0.65%) Clustering
17 10 (0.50%) Blackberry
17 10 (0.50%) Data Centre
17 10 (0.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 234 (11.77%) Windows
2 67 (3.37%) Windows Server
3 57 (2.87%) Linux
3 57 (2.87%) Windows 7
4 47 (2.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 46 (2.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 42 (2.11%) Unix
7 26 (1.31%) Windows 8
8 25 (1.26%) Android
8 25 (1.26%) Apple iOS
9 23 (1.16%) Windows 10
10 13 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (0.55%) AIX
12 9 (0.45%) Windows XP
13 8 (0.40%) Solaris
13 8 (0.40%) Ubuntu
14 7 (0.35%) Mac OS
15 5 (0.25%) Mac OS X
15 5 (0.25%) Windows NT
16 3 (0.15%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 427 (21.48%) Agile Software Development
2 242 (12.17%) Business Analysis
3 238 (11.97%) ITIL
4 215 (10.81%) ERP
5 191 (9.61%) Business Intelligence
6 182 (9.15%) SDLC
7 170 (8.55%) Stakeholder Management
8 136 (6.84%) Test Automation
8 136 (6.84%) User Acceptance Testing
9 135 (6.79%) CRM
10 117 (5.89%) Analytics
11 115 (5.78%) Data Analysis
12 113 (5.68%) Test Scripting
13 112 (5.63%) Project Management
14 110 (5.53%) Translating Business Requirements
15 96 (4.83%) Matrix Organization
16 89 (4.48%) Scrum
17 88 (4.43%) Process Improvement
18 81 (4.07%) Information Security
19 77 (3.87%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 465 (23.39%) SQL
2 73 (3.67%) C#
3 72 (3.62%) T-SQL
4 61 (3.07%) Java
5 54 (2.72%) JavaScript
6 44 (2.21%) Python
7 36 (1.81%) RPG
8 30 (1.51%) VBA
9 26 (1.31%) PowerShell
10 25 (1.26%) ABAP
11 21 (1.06%) PL/SQL
11 21 (1.06%) RPG IV
11 21 (1.06%) VB
11 21 (1.06%) VB.NET
12 19 (0.96%) ANSI SQL
12 19 (0.96%) R
12 19 (0.96%) VBScript
13 15 (0.75%) Perl
14 12 (0.60%) C++
14 12 (0.60%) PHP
Qualifications
1 186 (9.36%) Degree
2 111 (5.58%) ISEB
3 97 (4.88%) ISTQB
4 53 (2.67%) CISSP
5 48 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 37 (1.86%) CISA
7 34 (1.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 34 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
8 33 (1.66%) Security Cleared
9 32 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
10 31 (1.56%) CISM
11 29 (1.46%) CCNA
12 28 (1.41%) MCSE
13 20 (1.01%) SC Cleared
14 18 (0.91%) CCNP
15 16 (0.80%) Computer Science Degree
15 16 (0.80%) MCITP
16 13 (0.65%) CompTIA Security+
16 13 (0.65%) GCFA
16 13 (0.65%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (5.58%) QA
2 94 (4.73%) SLA
3 46 (2.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 44 (2.21%) Data Quality
5 33 (1.66%) PMO
6 11 (0.55%) ISO 14001
6 11 (0.55%) ISO 9001
6 11 (0.55%) PCI DSS
7 10 (0.50%) GDPR
8 6 (0.30%) MiFID
9 5 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 5 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
11 3 (0.15%) IFRS
11 3 (0.15%) Solvency II
12 2 (0.10%) Actionable Recommendations
12 2 (0.10%) EMIR
12 2 (0.10%) IAS 39
12 2 (0.10%) IFRS 9
12 2 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 175 (8.80%) Active Directory
2 39 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (1.61%) Hyper-V
4 22 (1.11%) Terminal Services
5 12 (0.60%) XenApp
6 9 (0.45%) vSphere
7 5 (0.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (0.15%) Samba
8 3 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.10%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.050%) Firmware
10 1 (0.050%) HDFS
10 1 (0.050%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.050%) Postfix
10 1 (0.050%) qmail
10 1 (0.050%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.050%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 28 (1.41%) WSUS
2 24 (1.21%) SCCM
3 21 (1.06%) Cisco CUCM
4 17 (0.86%) Cisco Prime
5 8 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (0.35%) SCOrch
7 6 (0.30%) Backup Exec
7 6 (0.30%) NetBackup
8 5 (0.25%) CA Wily
8 5 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (0.25%) Netcool
9 4 (0.20%) Control-M
9 4 (0.20%) FortiGate
9 4 (0.20%) Ganglia
9 4 (0.20%) OPNET
10 3 (0.15%) Ansible
10 3 (0.15%) BladeLogic
10 3 (0.15%) Puppet
11 2 (0.10%) Nexpose
11 2 (0.10%) QRadar
Vendors
1 326 (16.40%) Microsoft
2 285 (14.34%) SAP
3 165 (8.30%) Oracle
4 86 (4.33%) VMware
5 68 (3.42%) Cisco
6 66 (3.32%) Citrix
7 55 (2.77%) Tableau
8 53 (2.67%) IBM
9 38 (1.91%) HP
10 37 (1.86%) Google
11 23 (1.16%) Avaya
12 20 (1.01%) NetApp
13 19 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
14 17 (0.86%) ServiceNow
15 13 (0.65%) Alteryx
15 13 (0.65%) Cognizant
15 13 (0.65%) Cognos
15 13 (0.65%) Dell
16 11 (0.55%) AppSense
17 10 (0.50%) Apple
Crewe, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £16000.00 - £18000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £15,000 - £18,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Blackburn, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
networx
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southport, Merseyside
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + tbc
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Consult Resolute Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Great salary and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chorley, Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: Salary £30-35k DOE + extensive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Edam Group
Salary: + extensive benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Douglas-Scott
Salary: £38000 - £41000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
Eames Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £85000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 2 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £53,000 per annum Plus Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Searchability
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago