Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £32,160 in advertised job vacancies in Preston during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Analyst
Lancashire > Preston
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 10 7
Rank change year-on-year -6 -3 +9
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 39 47 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Preston 15.60% 20.43% 22.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.74% 20.89% 23.15%
Number of salaries quoted 29 47 51
Preston median annual salary £32,160 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.05% -7.14% +2.94%
10th Percentile £26,500 £21,700 £21,000
90th Percentile £41,500 £40,000 £51,250
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -6.67% - +4.17%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Preston. 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
Preston
Permanent vacancies in Preston with a recognized job title 233 225 203
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.20% 97.83% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 187 204 178
Preston median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £24,363 £22,756 £21,500
90th Percentile £47,500 £53,750 £48,900
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Preston

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Preston

Analyst
Salary Trend in Preston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Analyst in Preston.

Salary trend for Analyst in Preston

Analyst
Salary Histogram in Preston

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Preston over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Analyst in Preston

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 17 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 Preston region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 17 (43.59%) Degree
2 16 (41.03%) C#
3 9 (23.08%) Finance
3 9 (23.08%) Test Automation
4 8 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (20.51%) SQL
4 8 (20.51%) .NET
5 7 (17.95%) ISEB
6 6 (15.38%) Mentoring
7 5 (12.82%) Java
7 5 (12.82%) Data Analysis
8 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET
8 4 (10.26%) E-Commerce
8 4 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (10.26%) User Experience
8 4 (10.26%) Selenium
8 4 (10.26%) Wireframes
9 3 (7.69%) Analytics
9 3 (7.69%) Waterfall
9 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
9 3 (7.69%) Web Development
10 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (5.13%) TDD
10 2 (5.13%) AS400
10 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (5.13%) RPG
10 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (5.13%) IBM
10 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
10 2 (5.13%) ERP

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Preston 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 1 (2.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.13%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) DB2
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.56%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.56%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Selenium
2 1 (2.56%) Bugzilla
2 1 (2.56%) HP UFT
2 1 (2.56%) JIRA
2 1 (2.56%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Marketing
3 1 (2.56%) Back Office
3 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.51%) .NET
2 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.56%) CSS
3 1 (2.56%) HTML
3 1 (2.56%) Web Services
3 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) User Experience
2 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.13%) AS400
2 2 (5.13%) iSeries
3 1 (2.56%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) Test Automation
2 8 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (15.38%) Mentoring
4 5 (12.82%) Data Analysis
5 4 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (10.26%) E-Commerce
5 4 (10.26%) Wireframes
6 3 (7.69%) Analytics
6 3 (7.69%) Waterfall
6 3 (7.69%) Web Development
7 2 (5.13%) BDD
7 2 (5.13%) Data Architecture
7 2 (5.13%) ERP
7 2 (5.13%) Mathematics
7 2 (5.13%) Process Improvement
7 2 (5.13%) SDLC
7 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (5.13%) Test Scripting
7 2 (5.13%) Unit Testing
7 2 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (41.03%) C#
2 8 (20.51%) SQL
3 5 (12.82%) Java
4 2 (5.13%) RPG
4 2 (5.13%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.56%) Python
5 1 (2.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (43.59%) Degree
2 7 (17.95%) ISEB
3 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.56%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (2.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) Actionable Recommendations
Vendors
1 2 (5.13%) IBM
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.56%) Cognos
2 1 (2.56%) HP