Period
to 30 May 2020

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 30 May 2020.

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
30 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 17 15 17
Rank change year-on-year -2 +2 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 635 1,283 1,280
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 11.04% 13.11% 11.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.55% 13.56% 12.37%
Number of salaries quoted 535 1,055 1,026
Median annual salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +2.86% -2.78%
10th Percentile £22,600 £22,250 £21,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £40,200 £40,500
% change year-on-year +11.94% -0.74% +1.25%

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 5,496 9,462 10,350
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.55% 96.66% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4,470 7,498 8,575
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,557 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.74% +0.13% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +5.26%

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 30 May 2020.

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 30 May 2020. 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 -7 211 £37,500 -1.32% 7
Wiltshire -3 121 £37,500 +1.35% 4
Gloucestershire -14 114 £40,000 +6.67% 5
Dorset +12 75 £32,000 -3.03% 1
Somerset +9 60 £32,500 -9.72% 2
Devon -8 43 £31,338 -0.52% 6
Cornwall +1 9 £48,750 +62.50%
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 May 2020, 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.

1 185 (29.13%) SQL
2 164 (25.83%) Agile Software Development
3 128 (20.16%) Finance
4 123 (19.37%) Microsoft
5 122 (19.21%) Windows
6 93 (14.65%) Business Intelligence
7 86 (13.54%) Analytical Skills
8 71 (11.18%) Analytics
9 70 (11.02%) Degree
10 69 (10.87%) ITIL
11 67 (10.55%) Power Platform
12 65 (10.24%) Business Analysis
13 64 (10.08%) Problem-Solving
14 63 (9.92%) Test Automation
15 62 (9.76%) Office 365
15 62 (9.76%) Power BI
16 59 (9.29%) Security Cleared
17 56 (8.82%) Python
18 55 (8.66%) Self-Motivation
19 53 (8.35%) QA
20 52 (8.19%) Visualisation
21 50 (7.87%) Project Management
22 48 (7.56%) Firewall
22 48 (7.56%) Requirements Gathering
23 46 (7.24%) Windows Server
24 45 (7.09%) Active Directory
25 44 (6.93%) SQL Server
26 43 (6.77%) Microsoft Office
26 43 (6.77%) Microsoft Excel
26 43 (6.77%) DNS

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 29 (4.57%) SAS
2 20 (3.15%) SharePoint
3 18 (2.83%) MS Exchange
4 11 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.47%) CMS
6 3 (0.47%) Confluence
6 3 (0.47%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.31%) IIS
7 2 (0.31%) Moodle
8 1 (0.16%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.16%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.16%) Umbraco
Applications
1 43 (6.77%) Microsoft Excel
1 43 (6.77%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (2.52%) MS Visio
3 15 (2.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.16%) Gephi
6 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.16%) SPSS
6 1 (0.16%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 6 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.79%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 4 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.63%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.31%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.31%) Oracle iProcurement
4 2 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 67 (10.55%) Power Platform
2 62 (9.76%) Office 365
3 35 (5.51%) Azure
4 15 (2.36%) SaaS
5 11 (1.73%) AWS
5 11 (1.73%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (1.73%) Google Analytics
6 8 (1.26%) Dynamics 365
7 5 (0.79%) PowerApps
8 4 (0.63%) PaaS
9 3 (0.47%) IaaS
10 2 (0.31%) Adobe Analytics
10 2 (0.31%) BlazeMeter
10 2 (0.31%) Trello
11 1 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.16%) Azure Data Factory
11 1 (0.16%) GCP
11 1 (0.16%) Google Tag Manager
11 1 (0.16%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 48 (7.56%) Firewall
2 43 (6.77%) DNS
3 37 (5.83%) LAN
4 36 (5.67%) TCP/IP
5 34 (5.35%) WAN
6 21 (3.31%) Internet
7 20 (3.15%) DHCP
7 20 (3.15%) Intrusion Detection
8 19 (2.99%) Wireless
9 16 (2.52%) HTTP
10 13 (2.05%) VoIP
10 13 (2.05%) VPN
11 12 (1.89%) Remote Desktop
12 10 (1.57%) SMTP
13 9 (1.42%) Wi-Fi
13 9 (1.42%) WLAN
14 6 (0.94%) Network Security
14 6 (0.94%) SAN
14 6 (0.94%) tcpdump
14 6 (0.94%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (9.76%) Power BI
2 44 (6.93%) SQL Server
3 33 (5.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 28 (4.41%) Data Warehouse
5 17 (2.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 11 (1.73%) MySQL
8 10 (1.57%) Relational Database
9 7 (1.10%) QlikView
10 6 (0.94%) BusinessObjects
10 6 (0.94%) Crystal Reports
10 6 (0.94%) Data Mining
11 5 (0.79%) Geospatial Data
11 5 (0.79%) GIS
11 5 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (0.63%) Azure SQL Database
12 4 (0.63%) Big Data
13 3 (0.47%) NoSQL
13 3 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (0.47%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 39 (6.14%) Selenium
2 30 (4.72%) JIRA
3 23 (3.62%) Cucumber
4 12 (1.89%) WebDriver
5 10 (1.57%) Postman
6 7 (1.10%) Jenkins
7 6 (0.94%) Visual Studio
8 5 (0.79%) JMeter
8 5 (0.79%) Rational DOORS
8 5 (0.79%) SpecFlow
8 5 (0.79%) Visual Studio Team System
9 4 (0.63%) HP UFT
9 4 (0.63%) LoadRunner
9 4 (0.63%) NeoLoad
9 4 (0.63%) SoapUI
10 3 (0.47%) Bitbucket
10 3 (0.47%) Git (software)
10 3 (0.47%) Oracle Forms
10 3 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.31%) JBehave
General
1 128 (20.16%) Finance
2 41 (6.46%) Marketing
3 21 (3.31%) Legal
3 21 (3.31%) Public Sector
4 18 (2.83%) Retail
5 17 (2.68%) Aerospace
6 14 (2.20%) Telecoms
7 13 (2.05%) Military
8 10 (1.57%) Law
9 8 (1.26%) Advertising
9 8 (1.26%) Back Office
9 8 (1.26%) Housing Association
9 8 (1.26%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.79%) Electronics
10 5 (0.79%) Police
11 4 (0.63%) Automotive
11 4 (0.63%) Local Government
12 2 (0.31%) Banking
12 2 (0.31%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.31%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.20%) Web Services
2 11 (1.73%) .NET
2 11 (1.73%) RESTful
3 9 (1.42%) Shiny
4 6 (0.94%) JSON
4 6 (0.94%) XML
5 5 (0.79%) Gherkin
6 4 (0.63%) SailPoint
7 3 (0.47%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.47%) LDAP
7 3 (0.47%) REST
7 3 (0.47%) SOAP
8 2 (0.31%) ADO
8 2 (0.31%) Kafka
9 1 (0.16%) ADSI
9 1 (0.16%) ebXML
9 1 (0.16%) Elastic Stack
9 1 (0.16%) HTML
9 1 (0.16%) jOOQ
9 1 (0.16%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 86 (13.54%) Analytical Skills
2 55 (8.66%) Self-Motivation
3 34 (5.35%) Management Information System
4 24 (3.78%) Greenfield Project
5 20 (3.15%) User Experience
6 17 (2.68%) Driving Licence
7 16 (2.52%) Mobile App
8 15 (2.36%) Data Centre
9 11 (1.73%) Cyberthreat
10 8 (1.26%) Social Media
11 7 (1.10%) AS400
12 6 (0.94%) Cyber Defence
12 6 (0.94%) Reinsurance
13 5 (0.79%) iPhone
14 4 (0.63%) Data Structures
14 4 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
14 4 (0.63%) iPad
14 4 (0.63%) Linux Command Line
15 3 (0.47%) iSeries
15 3 (0.47%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 122 (19.21%) Windows
2 46 (7.24%) Windows Server
3 33 (5.20%) Linux
4 24 (3.78%) Windows 7
5 23 (3.62%) Windows 10
6 15 (2.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (2.20%) Windows 8
8 10 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (0.94%) Apple iOS
9 6 (0.94%) Unix
10 5 (0.79%) Android
10 5 (0.79%) CentOS
10 5 (0.79%) Solaris
10 5 (0.79%) Windows Server 2016
11 4 (0.63%) Debian
11 4 (0.63%) Mac OS
11 4 (0.63%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.47%) Windows Server 2019
13 2 (0.31%) Kali Linux
13 2 (0.31%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (25.83%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (14.65%) Business Intelligence
3 71 (11.18%) Analytics
4 69 (10.87%) ITIL
5 65 (10.24%) Business Analysis
6 64 (10.08%) Problem-Solving
7 63 (9.92%) Test Automation
8 52 (8.19%) Visualisation
9 50 (7.87%) Project Management
10 48 (7.56%) Requirements Gathering
11 42 (6.61%) Data Analysis
11 42 (6.61%) User Stories
12 39 (6.14%) Cybersecurity
12 39 (6.14%) Scrum
13 37 (5.83%) ETL
13 37 (5.83%) Information Security
13 37 (5.83%) SDLC
14 34 (5.35%) Data Modelling
15 32 (5.04%) Service Management
16 31 (4.88%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 185 (29.13%) SQL
2 56 (8.82%) Python
3 33 (5.20%) R
4 32 (5.04%) Java
5 21 (3.31%) C
6 19 (2.99%) JavaScript
7 15 (2.36%) Bash Shell
8 14 (2.20%) C#
9 12 (1.89%) PHP
10 10 (1.57%) PowerShell
10 10 (1.57%) T-SQL
11 8 (1.26%) VBA
12 5 (0.79%) Apple Swift
12 5 (0.79%) Objective-C
13 4 (0.63%) Perl
14 3 (0.47%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 3 (0.47%) RPG
14 3 (0.47%) VB
14 3 (0.47%) VBScript
15 2 (0.31%) Scala
Qualifications
1 70 (11.02%) Degree
2 59 (9.29%) Security Cleared
3 27 (4.25%) SC Cleared
4 21 (3.31%) DV Cleared
5 18 (2.83%) ISTQB
5 18 (2.83%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (2.52%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (2.52%) ISEB
7 14 (2.20%) CISSP
8 12 (1.89%) CCNA
9 8 (1.26%) CISM
9 8 (1.26%) IIBA
9 8 (1.26%) Numerate Degree
10 7 (1.10%) CBAP
11 6 (0.94%) CompTIA Security+
11 6 (0.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 5 (0.79%) CCNP
12 5 (0.79%) GIAC
12 5 (0.79%) MCITP
13 4 (0.63%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (8.35%) QA
2 31 (4.88%) SLA
3 7 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.10%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.94%) GDPR
4 6 (0.94%) PMO
5 5 (0.79%) COBIT
6 3 (0.47%) NIST
7 2 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 45 (7.09%) Active Directory
2 19 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.57%) Snort
4 5 (0.79%) XenDesktop
5 4 (0.63%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.63%) XenApp
6 3 (0.47%) Firmware
6 3 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.31%) Docker
7 2 (0.31%) vSphere
8 1 (0.16%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.16%) NDS
8 1 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 11 (1.73%) SCCM
2 9 (1.42%) FortiGate
3 4 (0.63%) Computer Incident Response Team
4 3 (0.47%) AppDNA
4 3 (0.47%) NetIQ Identity Manager
5 2 (0.31%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (0.31%) HP ALM
5 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.31%) WSUS
6 1 (0.16%) Kibana
6 1 (0.16%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.16%) Oozie
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.16%) QRadar
Vendors
1 123 (19.37%) Microsoft
2 41 (6.46%) Tableau
3 24 (3.78%) Cisco
3 24 (3.78%) VMware
4 14 (2.20%) Citrix
5 13 (2.05%) Oracle
6 11 (1.73%) CheckPoint
6 11 (1.73%) Google
6 11 (1.73%) Salesforce.com
7 10 (1.57%) Apple
8 9 (1.42%) SAP
8 9 (1.42%) Splunk
9 7 (1.10%) Cognos
10 6 (0.94%) Fortinet
10 6 (0.94%) Juniper
10 6 (0.94%) Meraki
11 5 (0.79%) LogRhythm
12 4 (0.63%) ForgeRock
12 4 (0.63%) Hitachi
12 4 (0.63%) Intapp