Period
to 17 November 2018

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 14 14
Rank change year-on-year -3 0 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 1,172 1,530 1,589
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 11.57% 14.78% 14.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.99% 15.13% 14.95%
Number of salaries quoted 979 1,231 1,387
South West median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,750 £21,896
90th Percentile £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
England median annual salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 9,775 10,114 10,630
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.47% 97.68% 97.10%
Number of salaries quoted 7,933 8,394 8,970
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings that featured Analyst in the job title as a percentage 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

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

Salary trend for Analyst in the South West

Analyst
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in the South West over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

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 17 November 2018. 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 -7 396 £37,000 -1.33% 81
Wiltshire -3 285 £35,000 - 19
Gloucestershire -14 148 £34,223 -2.22% 25
Somerset +13 115 £35,750 +2.14% 23
Dorset -1 107 £30,500 -18.67% 13
Devon -1 60 £32,500 +27.45% 15
Cornwall +3 50 £18,495 -53.76% 1
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, 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.

1 320 (27.30%) SQL
2 313 (26.71%) Agile Software Development
3 285 (24.32%) Finance
4 231 (19.71%) Analytical Skills
5 208 (17.75%) Microsoft
6 183 (15.61%) Windows
7 179 (15.27%) ITIL
8 168 (14.33%) Business Analysis
9 164 (13.99%) Test Automation
10 152 (12.97%) Business Intelligence
11 137 (11.69%) Security Cleared
12 133 (11.35%) Degree
13 129 (11.01%) SQL Server
14 126 (10.75%) QA
15 122 (10.41%) Waterfall
16 113 (9.64%) Problem-Solving
17 107 (9.13%) Microsoft Office
18 104 (8.87%) Stakeholder Management
19 101 (8.62%) Java
20 100 (8.53%) Microsoft Excel
21 94 (8.02%) Data Analysis
22 92 (7.85%) SDLC
23 86 (7.34%) Scrum
24 83 (7.08%) C#
24 83 (7.08%) Selenium
25 81 (6.91%) Project Management
26 76 (6.48%) Active Directory
27 75 (6.40%) Management Information System
28 72 (6.14%) Linux
29 70 (5.97%) HTML

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 45 (3.84%) SharePoint
2 17 (1.45%) MS Exchange
3 12 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (0.68%) Confluence
4 8 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (0.68%) Skype for Business
5 6 (0.51%) IIS
5 6 (0.51%) SAS
6 3 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (0.26%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.17%) Apache
7 2 (0.17%) Apache Pig
7 2 (0.17%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.17%) CMS
7 2 (0.17%) JBoss
7 2 (0.17%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.17%) WordPress
8 1 (0.085%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.085%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.085%) Tomcat
Applications
1 107 (9.13%) Microsoft Office
2 100 (8.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 34 (2.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 22 (1.88%) MS Visio
5 21 (1.79%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.34%) SPSS
7 3 (0.26%) CATIA
7 3 (0.26%) PTC Creo
8 1 (0.085%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (1.28%) Oracle EBS R12
2 14 (1.19%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.43%) Oracle 11i
3 5 (0.43%) Oracle ERP
3 5 (0.43%) Oracle HRMS
3 5 (0.43%) Oracle Payroll
3 5 (0.43%) Oracle Receivables
4 4 (0.34%) Oracle Assets
4 4 (0.34%) Oracle Cash Management
4 4 (0.34%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (0.34%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.26%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (0.26%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 3 (0.26%) Oracle iProcurement
5 3 (0.26%) SAP R/3
5 3 (0.26%) Sonata
5 3 (0.26%) Teamcenter
6 2 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.17%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.17%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 52 (4.44%) Office 365
2 38 (3.24%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (1.11%) SaaS
5 4 (0.34%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (0.17%) BrowserStack
6 2 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.17%) GitHub
6 2 (0.17%) Runscope
6 2 (0.17%) Slack
6 2 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.085%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.085%) Loggly
7 1 (0.085%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.88%) TCP/IP
2 16 (1.37%) LAN
2 16 (1.37%) WAN
3 13 (1.11%) Firewall
4 12 (1.02%) DNS
5 11 (0.94%) Internet
5 11 (0.94%) Intrusion Detection
6 10 (0.85%) FTP
6 10 (0.85%) HTTP
7 8 (0.68%) Skype
8 7 (0.60%) DHCP
8 7 (0.60%) WLAN
9 5 (0.43%) Network Security
9 5 (0.43%) SMS
9 5 (0.43%) Wireless
10 3 (0.26%) VoIP
10 3 (0.26%) VPN
11 2 (0.17%) DMZ
11 2 (0.17%) SAN
11 2 (0.17%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (11.01%) SQL Server
2 59 (5.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 56 (4.78%) Power BI
4 52 (4.44%) Relational Database
5 50 (4.27%) Data Warehouse
6 29 (2.47%) BusinessObjects
7 28 (2.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 27 (2.30%) MySQL
9 23 (1.96%) RDBMS
10 21 (1.79%) Big Data
10 21 (1.79%) QlikView
11 19 (1.62%) SQL Server 2012
12 14 (1.19%) Ingres
12 14 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 11 (0.94%) Amazon RDS
13 11 (0.94%) MongoDB
13 11 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
14 10 (0.85%) Oracle BI EE
15 9 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
16 8 (0.68%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 83 (7.08%) Selenium
2 41 (3.50%) JIRA
3 33 (2.82%) Cucumber
4 18 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
5 17 (1.45%) JUnit
5 17 (1.45%) Protractor
6 16 (1.37%) Jasmine
7 14 (1.19%) TestNG
8 13 (1.11%) WebDriver
9 11 (0.94%) JMeter
10 9 (0.77%) SoapUI
10 9 (0.77%) Visual Studio
11 8 (0.68%) Jenkins
12 6 (0.51%) Bitbucket
12 6 (0.51%) Git (software)
12 6 (0.51%) LoadRunner
12 6 (0.51%) RStudio
12 6 (0.51%) SpecFlow
13 5 (0.43%) Appium
13 5 (0.43%) HP UFT
General
1 285 (24.32%) Finance
2 60 (5.12%) Marketing
3 45 (3.84%) Retail
4 44 (3.75%) Telecoms
5 39 (3.33%) Manufacturing
6 28 (2.39%) Banking
7 26 (2.22%) Electronics
8 22 (1.88%) Back Office
8 22 (1.88%) Law
9 19 (1.62%) Legal
10 6 (0.51%) Aerospace
11 5 (0.43%) Games
12 3 (0.26%) Billing
12 3 (0.26%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.17%) Advertising
13 2 (0.17%) Military
14 1 (0.085%) Automotive
14 1 (0.085%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.085%) Front Office
14 1 (0.085%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (5.97%) HTML
2 64 (5.46%) .NET
3 42 (3.58%) XML
4 34 (2.90%) CSS
5 28 (2.39%) Web Services
6 21 (1.79%) Software Packaging
7 18 (1.54%) SOAP
8 17 (1.45%) REST
9 14 (1.19%) EDI
10 12 (1.02%) Apache Flex
11 8 (0.68%) Gherkin
12 6 (0.51%) Node.js
13 5 (0.43%) jQuery
14 3 (0.26%) HTML5
14 3 (0.26%) JSON
14 3 (0.26%) ODBC
15 2 (0.17%) ASP.NET
15 2 (0.17%) JDBC
15 2 (0.17%) React
15 2 (0.17%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 231 (19.71%) Analytical Skills
2 75 (6.40%) Management Information System
3 62 (5.29%) Computer Science
4 43 (3.67%) Self-Motivation
5 29 (2.47%) Driving Licence
6 25 (2.13%) Linux Command Line
7 17 (1.45%) Fintech
8 16 (1.37%) Mobile App
9 13 (1.11%) User Experience
10 11 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (0.77%) Client/Server
11 9 (0.77%) Cybercrime
11 9 (0.77%) Renewable Energy
12 8 (0.68%) Algorithms
13 6 (0.51%) CMDB
13 6 (0.51%) Social Media
14 5 (0.43%) Cyberthreat
14 5 (0.43%) Data Structures
14 5 (0.43%) Industry 4.0
15 4 (0.34%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 183 (15.61%) Windows
2 72 (6.14%) Linux
3 47 (4.01%) Windows Server
4 38 (3.24%) Unix
5 33 (2.82%) Windows 7
6 32 (2.73%) Windows 10
7 13 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (1.02%) Mac OS
9 11 (0.94%) Windows 8
10 6 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.26%) AIX
11 3 (0.26%) Android
11 3 (0.26%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.085%) CentOS
12 1 (0.085%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.085%) Solaris
12 1 (0.085%) SUSE
12 1 (0.085%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.085%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.085%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 313 (26.71%) Agile Software Development
2 179 (15.27%) ITIL
3 168 (14.33%) Business Analysis
4 164 (13.99%) Test Automation
5 152 (12.97%) Business Intelligence
6 122 (10.41%) Waterfall
7 113 (9.64%) Problem-Solving
8 104 (8.87%) Stakeholder Management
9 94 (8.02%) Data Analysis
10 92 (7.85%) SDLC
11 86 (7.34%) Scrum
12 81 (6.91%) Project Management
13 62 (5.29%) Manual Testing
14 60 (5.12%) Software Testing
15 58 (4.95%) Analytics
16 53 (4.52%) Information Security
16 53 (4.52%) Process Improvement
17 49 (4.18%) User Acceptance Testing
18 48 (4.10%) Continuous Improvement
18 48 (4.10%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 320 (27.30%) SQL
2 101 (8.62%) Java
3 83 (7.08%) C#
4 53 (4.52%) JavaScript
4 53 (4.52%) PowerShell
5 47 (4.01%) T-SQL
6 43 (3.67%) Python
7 39 (3.33%) C
8 27 (2.30%) VBA
9 21 (1.79%) C++
10 18 (1.54%) PHP
11 14 (1.19%) PL/SQL
12 11 (0.94%) Bash Shell
12 11 (0.94%) R
13 9 (0.77%) VB.NET
14 7 (0.60%) Shell Script
14 7 (0.60%) VB
15 5 (0.43%) Scala
16 4 (0.34%) Ruby
17 3 (0.26%) RPG
Qualifications
1 137 (11.69%) Security Cleared
2 133 (11.35%) Degree
3 58 (4.95%) SC Cleared
4 53 (4.52%) ISEB
4 53 (4.52%) ISTQB
5 24 (2.05%) DV Cleared
6 21 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
7 19 (1.62%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (1.62%) CISSP
8 18 (1.54%) CCNA
8 18 (1.54%) CISM
9 16 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 15 (1.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 13 (1.11%) PMP
11 13 (1.11%) Postgraduate
12 12 (1.02%) CCNP
12 12 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
13 11 (0.94%) CEH
14 10 (0.85%) NVQ Level 3
14 10 (0.85%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 126 (10.75%) QA
2 65 (5.55%) SLA
3 41 (3.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 37 (3.16%) PMO
5 28 (2.39%) GDPR
6 16 (1.37%) Data Quality
7 9 (0.77%) PCI DSS
8 7 (0.60%) COBIT
8 7 (0.60%) ISO 9001
9 5 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 5 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 4 (0.34%) GPG13
11 2 (0.17%) ISO 14001
11 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 15288
12 1 (0.085%) Cyber Essentials
12 1 (0.085%) ISO 22301
12 1 (0.085%) NIST 800
12 1 (0.085%) P3O
System Software
1 76 (6.48%) Active Directory
2 21 (1.79%) Microsoft App-V
3 15 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (0.85%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.60%) Docker
6 4 (0.34%) Snort
7 3 (0.26%) XenApp
8 2 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.085%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.085%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.085%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 25 (2.13%) SCCM
2 9 (0.77%) HP ALM
3 4 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (0.26%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 3 (0.26%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (0.17%) Computer Incident Response Team
5 2 (0.17%) PTC Integrity
6 1 (0.085%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (0.085%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.085%) QRadar
6 1 (0.085%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 208 (17.75%) Microsoft
2 54 (4.61%) Oracle
3 39 (3.33%) SAP
4 37 (3.16%) Citrix
5 36 (3.07%) Tableau
6 29 (2.47%) HP
7 25 (2.13%) VMware
8 16 (1.37%) Cognos
9 15 (1.28%) Cisco
10 8 (0.68%) Atlassian
11 7 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (0.34%) Epicor
12 4 (0.34%) IBM
12 4 (0.34%) LogRhythm
12 4 (0.34%) McAfee
12 4 (0.34%) MikroTik
12 4 (0.34%) NetApp
13 3 (0.26%) Apple
13 3 (0.26%) Autodesk
13 3 (0.26%) Symantec