Period
to 14 April 2021

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £33,819 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 14 April 2021.

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

Analyst
England > South West
6 months to
14 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 33 17 16
Rank change year-on-year -16 -1 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 466 831 1,225
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 7.51% 11.14% 12.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.08% 11.64% 12.54%
Number of salaries quoted 365 699 1,011
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,450 £22,500
25th Percentile £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £33,819 £35,000 £36,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.37% -2.78% +2.86%
75th Percentile £43,750 £43,750 £46,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South 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
South West
Permanent vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 5,765 7,137 9,772
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.86% 95.70% 96.34%
Number of salaries quoted 4,533 5,899 7,817
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,250 £26,250
25th Percentile £36,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median % change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%
75th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £56,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £67,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings that featured Analyst in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in the South West

Analyst
Salary Trend in the South West

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Analyst in the South West.

Salary trend for Analyst in the South West

Analyst
Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing Analyst in the South West over the 6 months to 14 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Analyst in the South West

Analyst
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the South West region over the 6 months to 14 April 2021. 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
Bristol -25 169 £32,500 -13.33% 24
Gloucestershire -9 98 £32,500 -18.75% 11
Wiltshire -9 86 £31,500 -10.00% 14
Somerset -4 33 £37,500 +15.38% 7
Devon -14 27 £34,723 +13.19% 8
Dorset -36 27 £39,075 +20.23% 3
Cornwall -6 10 £41,500 -12.63%
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 14 April 2021, 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 South West region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 127 (27.25%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (24.03%) SQL
3 99 (21.24%) Finance
4 93 (19.96%) Microsoft
5 90 (19.31%) Analytical Skills
6 78 (16.74%) Problem-Solving
7 77 (16.52%) Windows
8 67 (14.38%) Business Intelligence
9 60 (12.88%) Security Cleared
10 52 (11.16%) Analytics
11 47 (10.09%) Microsoft Office
12 46 (9.87%) ITIL
13 45 (9.66%) Visualisation
14 43 (9.23%) Microsoft Excel
15 42 (9.01%) Python
15 42 (9.01%) Microsoft 365
16 40 (8.58%) SaaS
16 40 (8.58%) Degree
16 40 (8.58%) Management Information System
16 40 (8.58%) Telecoms
16 40 (8.58%) Power BI
16 40 (8.58%) Power Platform
17 37 (7.94%) Active Directory
17 37 (7.94%) Data Analysis
17 37 (7.94%) Marketing
18 36 (7.73%) Azure
18 36 (7.73%) SAP
18 36 (7.73%) Manufacturing
19 34 (7.30%) Business Analysis
20 33 (7.08%) Test Automation

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 20 (4.29%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.72%) MS Exchange
3 7 (1.50%) Confluence
4 6 (1.29%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (0.86%) Apache Spark
6 3 (0.64%) Apache
6 3 (0.64%) SAS
7 1 (0.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.21%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.21%) FileNet
7 1 (0.21%) IIS
7 1 (0.21%) LiveCycle
7 1 (0.21%) nginx
7 1 (0.21%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.21%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.21%) WebSphere
Applications
1 47 (10.09%) Microsoft Office
2 43 (9.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (2.58%) MS Visio
4 9 (1.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (1.29%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.43%) Gephi
6 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.21%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.21%) Autodesk Inventor
7 1 (0.21%) Mathcad
7 1 (0.21%) Revit
7 1 (0.21%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 6 (1.29%) NetSuite
2 5 (1.07%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.43%) ResourceLink
3 2 (0.43%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.43%) StreamServe
4 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.21%) FastStats
4 1 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.21%) Sage 1000
4 1 (0.21%) Sage X3
4 1 (0.21%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.21%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 42 (9.01%) Microsoft 365
2 40 (8.58%) Power Platform
2 40 (8.58%) SaaS
3 36 (7.73%) Azure
4 29 (6.22%) AWS
5 9 (1.93%) AWS CloudFormation
6 8 (1.72%) Google Workspace
7 6 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (1.29%) Dynamics 365
8 4 (0.86%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (0.86%) GCP
9 2 (0.43%) Amazon Kinesis
9 2 (0.43%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.43%) Serverless
10 1 (0.21%) BrowserStack
10 1 (0.21%) Contentsquare
10 1 (0.21%) Google Data Studio
10 1 (0.21%) Google Tag Manager
10 1 (0.21%) iTunes
10 1 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.29%) Firewall
2 18 (3.86%) TCP/IP
3 14 (3.00%) DNS
3 14 (3.00%) Network Security
4 10 (2.15%) DHCP
4 10 (2.15%) Intrusion Detection
4 10 (2.15%) SAN
5 8 (1.72%) Ethernet
5 8 (1.72%) FTP
6 7 (1.50%) Internet
7 5 (1.07%) VPN
7 5 (1.07%) WAN
8 4 (0.86%) Intranet
8 4 (0.86%) VoIP
9 3 (0.64%) HTTP
9 3 (0.64%) LAN
9 3 (0.64%) SSL
10 2 (0.43%) MPLS
10 2 (0.43%) SSH
10 2 (0.43%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (8.58%) Power BI
2 25 (5.36%) SQL Server
3 24 (5.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (2.79%) Tableau
5 11 (2.36%) Data Mining
6 9 (1.93%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (1.50%) Big Data
8 6 (1.29%) Hadoop
8 6 (1.29%) MySQL
8 6 (1.29%) OLAP
8 6 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (1.07%) Oracle Database
10 4 (0.86%) Relational Database
11 3 (0.64%) MS Access
11 3 (0.64%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.43%) Apache Hive
12 2 (0.43%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (0.43%) Impala
12 2 (0.43%) OLAP Cube
12 2 (0.43%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 31 (6.65%) JIRA
2 13 (2.79%) Rational DOORS
3 12 (2.58%) Selenium
4 10 (2.15%) Git (software)
5 9 (1.93%) Postman
6 8 (1.72%) Cucumber
7 7 (1.50%) SoapUI
8 6 (1.29%) Appium
8 6 (1.29%) Fiddler
8 6 (1.29%) Subversion
9 5 (1.07%) Oracle APEX
9 5 (1.07%) Selendroid
10 4 (0.86%) WebDriver
11 3 (0.64%) Bitbucket
11 3 (0.64%) Jenkins
11 3 (0.64%) Visual Studio
12 2 (0.43%) Bitbucket Server
12 2 (0.43%) git-flow
12 2 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (0.43%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 99 (21.24%) Finance
2 40 (8.58%) Telecoms
3 37 (7.94%) Marketing
4 36 (7.73%) Manufacturing
5 33 (7.08%) Legal
6 32 (6.87%) Public Sector
7 24 (5.15%) Electronics
8 17 (3.65%) Banking
9 15 (3.22%) Retail
10 13 (2.79%) Games
11 11 (2.36%) Aerospace
12 9 (1.93%) Billing
13 4 (0.86%) Law
14 3 (0.64%) Back Office
15 2 (0.43%) French Language
15 2 (0.43%) Local Government
15 2 (0.43%) Retail Banking
16 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.21%) Social Housing
16 1 (0.21%) Turkish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.22%) .NET
2 13 (2.79%) CSS
2 13 (2.79%) HTML
2 13 (2.79%) Web Services
3 9 (1.93%) JSON
3 9 (1.93%) RESTful
4 6 (1.29%) XML
5 5 (1.07%) Gherkin
5 5 (1.07%) SOAP
6 4 (0.86%) Kafka
7 3 (0.64%) Regular Expression
7 3 (0.64%) REST
7 3 (0.64%) Twig
8 2 (0.43%) Behat
8 2 (0.43%) Elastic Stack
8 2 (0.43%) GraphQL
8 2 (0.43%) JSON Schema
8 2 (0.43%) Swagger
8 2 (0.43%) XML Schema
9 1 (0.21%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 90 (19.31%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (8.58%) Management Information System
3 22 (4.72%) Cyberthreat
3 22 (4.72%) Self-Motivation
4 18 (3.86%) Driving Licence
5 10 (2.15%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 10 (2.15%) Smartphone
5 10 (2.15%) User Experience
6 6 (1.29%) Data Structures
6 6 (1.29%) Mobile App
6 6 (1.29%) Wiki
7 5 (1.07%) Analytical Mindset
7 5 (1.07%) Cyber Defence
7 5 (1.07%) Public Cloud
7 5 (1.07%) Security Operations Centre
8 4 (0.86%) CMDB
8 4 (0.86%) Private Cloud
8 4 (0.86%) Social Media
8 4 (0.86%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (0.64%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 77 (16.52%) Windows
2 27 (5.79%) Windows 10
3 25 (5.36%) Windows Server
4 24 (5.15%) Linux
5 10 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (1.50%) Windows Server 2019
8 5 (1.07%) Unix
9 4 (0.86%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.43%) Android
10 2 (0.43%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2016
11 1 (0.21%) Debian
11 1 (0.21%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.21%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (27.25%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (16.74%) Problem-Solving
3 67 (14.38%) Business Intelligence
4 52 (11.16%) Analytics
5 46 (9.87%) ITIL
6 45 (9.66%) Visualisation
7 37 (7.94%) Data Analysis
8 34 (7.30%) Business Analysis
9 33 (7.08%) Continuous Improvement
9 33 (7.08%) Programme Management
9 33 (7.08%) Test Automation
10 31 (6.65%) Cybersecurity
11 29 (6.22%) Change Management
11 29 (6.22%) User Stories
11 29 (6.22%) Waterfall
12 28 (6.01%) Information Security
12 28 (6.01%) Stakeholder Management
13 27 (5.79%) Requirements Gathering
13 27 (5.79%) Software Testing
13 27 (5.79%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 112 (24.03%) SQL
2 42 (9.01%) Python
3 26 (5.58%) Java
4 19 (4.08%) JavaScript
5 15 (3.22%) C#
6 14 (3.00%) C
7 11 (2.36%) PowerShell
7 11 (2.36%) T-SQL
8 10 (2.15%) Bash Shell
8 10 (2.15%) R
9 6 (1.29%) ABAP
9 6 (1.29%) PHP
10 5 (1.07%) PL/SQL
10 5 (1.07%) VBA
11 4 (0.86%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 4 (0.86%) VB
12 3 (0.64%) C++
13 2 (0.43%) MATLAB
13 2 (0.43%) Perl
13 2 (0.43%) X++
Qualifications
1 60 (12.88%) Security Cleared
2 40 (8.58%) Degree
3 33 (7.08%) DV Cleared
4 18 (3.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (3.86%) SC Cleared
5 13 (2.79%) CISSP
6 10 (2.15%) ISTQB
6 10 (2.15%) MCSE
7 7 (1.50%) CEH
7 7 (1.50%) GIAC
8 6 (1.29%) APMG
8 6 (1.29%) GCFE
8 6 (1.29%) OSCP
8 6 (1.29%) SANS
9 5 (1.07%) CompTIA Security+
9 5 (1.07%) EnCE
9 5 (1.07%) GPEN
9 5 (1.07%) GREM
9 5 (1.07%) ISEB
9 5 (1.07%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.58%) QA
2 14 (3.00%) GDPR
3 13 (2.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (2.79%) PMO
3 13 (2.79%) SLA
4 11 (2.36%) Cyber Essentials
5 10 (2.15%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 9 (1.93%) Data Quality
7 5 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 4 (0.86%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.64%) JSP 440
9 3 (0.64%) NIST 800
10 1 (0.21%) GPG13
System Software
1 37 (7.94%) Active Directory
2 20 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (3.00%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (1.93%) XenApp
5 8 (1.72%) Shibboleth
6 6 (1.29%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.64%) vSphere
8 2 (0.43%) Apache Flume
8 2 (0.43%) Docker
8 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.43%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.43%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.43%) VMware NSX
8 2 (0.43%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.21%) Snort
9 1 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (2.58%) SCCM
2 9 (1.93%) Terraform
3 8 (1.72%) McAfee ePO
3 8 (1.72%) Single Sign-On
3 8 (1.72%) SolarWinds Orion
4 5 (1.07%) EnCase
5 3 (0.64%) QRadar
6 2 (0.43%) CSIRT
6 2 (0.43%) Kibana
6 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (0.43%) Nessus
6 2 (0.43%) Oozie
7 1 (0.21%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.21%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.21%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.21%) Suricata
Vendors
1 93 (19.96%) Microsoft
2 36 (7.73%) SAP
3 24 (5.15%) VMware
4 21 (4.51%) Citrix
5 16 (3.43%) Splunk
6 13 (2.79%) Oracle
7 11 (2.36%) Google
8 10 (2.15%) Sophos
9 9 (1.93%) Red Hat
10 8 (1.72%) iManage
10 8 (1.72%) McAfee
10 8 (1.72%) Remedy
10 8 (1.72%) SolarWinds
11 7 (1.50%) Intel
12 6 (1.29%) Dell
12 6 (1.29%) Intapp
13 5 (1.07%) JD Edwards
13 5 (1.07%) Nintex
13 5 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
14 4 (0.86%) LogRhythm