Period
to 16 July 2019

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £36,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 16 July 2019.

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
16 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 13 17 14
Rank change year-on-year +4 -3 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 1,346 1,304 1,448
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 13.31% 11.98% 13.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.77% 12.38% 14.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1,090 1,031 1,202
South West median annual salary £36,000 £35,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.86% -4.11% -2.01%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £52,000 £52,500 £50,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.23% +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 9,773 10,529 10,158
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.65% 96.70% 97.42%
Number of salaries quoted 7,826 8,749 8,461
South West median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% -

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 16 July 2019.

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 16 July 2019. 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 +10 534 £37,500 - 64
Wiltshire -3 258 £35,000 +7.69% 27
Gloucestershire +5 224 £38,500 +10.00% 19
Dorset -5 114 £33,000 -6.71% 32
Devon +23 100 £30,756 +2.52% 11
Somerset -11 84 £36,000 +1.41% 15
Cornwall -9 19 £30,000 +53.85% 1
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 July 2019, 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.

1 360 (26.75%) Agile Software Development
2 312 (23.18%) SQL
3 300 (22.29%) Finance
4 277 (20.58%) Microsoft
5 195 (14.49%) Windows
6 194 (14.41%) Security Cleared
7 183 (13.60%) Analytical Skills
8 174 (12.93%) ITIL
9 166 (12.33%) Problem-Solving
10 162 (12.04%) Business Intelligence
11 154 (11.44%) Degree
12 149 (11.07%) Business Analysis
13 148 (11.00%) Scrum
14 142 (10.55%) Active Directory
15 126 (9.36%) Test Automation
16 119 (8.84%) Microsoft Excel
17 118 (8.77%) Microsoft Office
18 112 (8.32%) DV Cleared
19 108 (8.02%) Office 365
20 103 (7.65%) QA
21 101 (7.50%) Marketing
21 101 (7.50%) Linux
22 96 (7.13%) Stakeholder Management
23 91 (6.76%) Project Management
23 91 (6.76%) SAP
23 91 (6.76%) Java
23 91 (6.76%) ISTQB
23 91 (6.76%) Test Scripting
24 88 (6.54%) Analytics
24 88 (6.54%) SQL Server

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 71 (5.27%) MS Exchange
2 30 (2.23%) SharePoint
3 28 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (1.41%) Confluence
5 13 (0.97%) IIS
5 13 (0.97%) Skype for Business
6 8 (0.59%) Apache Spark
6 8 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (0.52%) SAS
7 7 (0.52%) WebSphere
8 6 (0.45%) Apache
8 6 (0.45%) ArcGIS
8 6 (0.45%) ArcSDE
8 6 (0.45%) ColdFusion
8 6 (0.45%) GeoServer
8 6 (0.45%) Oracle Spatial
8 6 (0.45%) Tomcat
8 6 (0.45%) WebLogic
9 5 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.30%) CMS
Applications
1 119 (8.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 118 (8.77%) Microsoft Office
3 36 (2.67%) MS Visio
4 28 (2.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 17 (1.26%) Microsoft Project
6 9 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.074%) EngageOne
7 1 (0.074%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 16 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
2 7 (0.52%) NetSuite
2 7 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (0.45%) Oracle Payables
3 6 (0.45%) Oracle Receivables
4 5 (0.37%) Magento
4 5 (0.37%) Oracle Financials
4 5 (0.37%) Unit4 Business World
5 4 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.30%) Exchequer
5 4 (0.30%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 3 (0.22%) Infor M3
6 3 (0.22%) Movex
6 3 (0.22%) Oracle Assets
6 3 (0.22%) Oracle Cash Management
6 3 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (0.22%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 3 (0.22%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 108 (8.02%) Office 365
2 60 (4.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 48 (3.57%) Power Platform
4 39 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
5 18 (1.34%) Google Cloud Platform
6 15 (1.11%) SaaS
7 14 (1.04%) Dynamics 365
8 8 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (0.52%) FinancialForce
10 5 (0.37%) Google Analytics
10 5 (0.37%) WeChat
11 4 (0.30%) PowerApps
12 2 (0.15%) Amazon Alexa
12 2 (0.15%) iPaaS
12 2 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
13 1 (0.074%) AdWords
13 1 (0.074%) Azure Active Directory
13 1 (0.074%) Azure Functions
13 1 (0.074%) Serverless
13 1 (0.074%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 59 (4.38%) WAN
2 56 (4.16%) LAN
3 55 (4.09%) Firewall
4 46 (3.42%) TCP/IP
5 38 (2.82%) VoIP
6 34 (2.53%) DNS
7 26 (1.93%) Network Security
8 21 (1.56%) DHCP
9 19 (1.41%) SAN
10 18 (1.34%) Internet
11 16 (1.19%) VPN
12 14 (1.04%) Skype
13 13 (0.97%) Cisco ASA
13 13 (0.97%) Intrusion Detection
14 11 (0.82%) IP Telephony
15 9 (0.67%) NAS
15 9 (0.67%) SMTP
16 7 (0.52%) SSH
16 7 (0.52%) VLAN
16 7 (0.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (6.54%) SQL Server
2 56 (4.16%) Relational Database
3 48 (3.57%) Power BI
4 46 (3.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 37 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 23 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
7 21 (1.56%) BusinessObjects
7 21 (1.56%) Crystal Reports
8 19 (1.41%) MySQL
9 17 (1.26%) QlikView
10 16 (1.19%) Big Data
11 14 (1.04%) Oracle Database
11 14 (1.04%) RDBMS
12 12 (0.89%) Oracle BI EE
13 11 (0.82%) BigQuery
13 11 (0.82%) GIS
13 11 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 10 (0.74%) Amazon Redshift
15 8 (0.59%) Hadoop
16 7 (0.52%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 60 (4.46%) JIRA
2 48 (3.57%) Selenium
3 47 (3.49%) LoadRunner
4 29 (2.15%) Cucumber
5 25 (1.86%) HP UFT
6 24 (1.78%) JMeter
7 16 (1.19%) Bitbucket
8 15 (1.11%) Jenkins
8 15 (1.11%) WebDriver
9 14 (1.04%) SpecFlow
10 12 (0.89%) Rational DOORS
11 11 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (0.67%) Git (software)
13 8 (0.59%) Visual Studio
14 7 (0.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 6 (0.45%) git-flow
16 5 (0.37%) Bitbucket Server
16 5 (0.37%) Protractor
17 3 (0.22%) JUnit
17 3 (0.22%) TestNG
General
1 300 (22.29%) Finance
2 101 (7.50%) Marketing
3 76 (5.65%) Telecoms
4 66 (4.90%) Manufacturing
5 55 (4.09%) Electronics
6 46 (3.42%) Retail
7 35 (2.60%) Legal
8 29 (2.15%) Law
9 27 (2.01%) Banking
10 19 (1.41%) Aerospace
11 17 (1.26%) Local Government
12 13 (0.97%) Military
13 11 (0.82%) Back Office
14 6 (0.45%) International Banking
15 4 (0.30%) Automotive
16 3 (0.22%) Games
16 3 (0.22%) Norwegian Language
17 2 (0.15%) Advertising
17 2 (0.15%) Billing
18 1 (0.074%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (5.35%) .NET
2 66 (4.90%) Web Services
3 39 (2.90%) HTML
3 39 (2.90%) XML
4 29 (2.15%) CSS
4 29 (2.15%) Gherkin
5 28 (2.08%) ASP.NET
6 25 (1.86%) SOAP
7 14 (1.04%) JSON
8 11 (0.82%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (0.74%) Software Packaging
9 10 (0.74%) WinForms
10 8 (0.59%) jQuery
10 8 (0.59%) REST
11 6 (0.45%) .NET Framework
11 6 (0.45%) Kafka
11 6 (0.45%) LAMP
12 5 (0.37%) EDI
12 5 (0.37%) Elastic Stack
12 5 (0.37%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 183 (13.60%) Analytical Skills
2 80 (5.94%) Management Information System
3 56 (4.16%) Self-Motivation
4 31 (2.30%) Cyberthreat
5 20 (1.49%) Security Operations Centre
6 18 (1.34%) Linux Command Line
7 17 (1.26%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 16 (1.19%) Driving Licence
9 15 (1.11%) Data Centre
10 14 (1.04%) Social Media
11 13 (0.97%) Data Structures
12 11 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
13 10 (0.74%) Greenfield Project
13 10 (0.74%) User Experience
14 9 (0.67%) iPhone
14 9 (0.67%) Wiki
15 8 (0.59%) Mobile App
16 7 (0.52%) Clustering
17 6 (0.45%) Client/Server
17 6 (0.45%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 195 (14.49%) Windows
2 101 (7.50%) Linux
3 69 (5.13%) Windows Server
4 50 (3.71%) Unix
5 43 (3.19%) Windows 10
6 42 (3.12%) Windows Server 2012
7 28 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (1.41%) Apple iOS
9 16 (1.19%) Windows 7
10 15 (1.11%) CentOS
11 12 (0.89%) Android
12 9 (0.67%) AIX
13 6 (0.45%) Debian
13 6 (0.45%) Mac OS
13 6 (0.45%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.074%) Kali Linux
14 1 (0.074%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.074%) VMS
14 1 (0.074%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.074%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 360 (26.75%) Agile Software Development
2 174 (12.93%) ITIL
3 166 (12.33%) Problem-Solving
4 162 (12.04%) Business Intelligence
5 149 (11.07%) Business Analysis
6 148 (11.00%) Scrum
7 126 (9.36%) Test Automation
8 96 (7.13%) Stakeholder Management
9 91 (6.76%) Project Management
9 91 (6.76%) Test Scripting
10 88 (6.54%) Analytics
11 85 (6.32%) User Stories
12 84 (6.24%) Continuous Improvement
13 81 (6.02%) Software Testing
14 77 (5.72%) Waterfall
15 76 (5.65%) Cybersecurity
16 74 (5.50%) User Acceptance Testing
17 73 (5.42%) SDLC
18 70 (5.20%) Programme Management
19 60 (4.46%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 312 (23.18%) SQL
2 91 (6.76%) Java
3 74 (5.50%) Python
4 70 (5.20%) C
5 63 (4.68%) C#
6 56 (4.16%) PowerShell
7 39 (2.90%) VBA
8 36 (2.67%) JavaScript
9 33 (2.45%) PL/SQL
9 33 (2.45%) VB
10 30 (2.23%) R
11 24 (1.78%) Bash Shell
12 21 (1.56%) PHP
13 15 (1.11%) C++
13 15 (1.11%) Ruby
14 12 (0.89%) T-SQL
15 11 (0.82%) Shell Script
16 10 (0.74%) VB.NET
17 5 (0.37%) Perl
18 3 (0.22%) RPG
Qualifications
1 194 (14.41%) Security Cleared
2 154 (11.44%) Degree
3 112 (8.32%) DV Cleared
4 91 (6.76%) ISTQB
5 81 (6.02%) SC Cleared
6 72 (5.35%) ISEB
7 43 (3.19%) Microsoft Certification
8 40 (2.97%) CISSP
9 36 (2.67%) MCP
10 28 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
11 26 (1.93%) CISM
12 24 (1.78%) CCNA
13 22 (1.63%) OCP
13 22 (1.63%) Oracle Certification
13 22 (1.63%) SAP Certification
14 20 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 18 (1.34%) SSCP
16 11 (0.82%) GIAC
16 11 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
16 11 (0.82%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (7.65%) QA
2 50 (3.71%) SLA
3 41 (3.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 37 (2.75%) PMO
5 23 (1.71%) Data Quality
6 22 (1.63%) PCI DSS
7 11 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 5 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 3 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 15288
10 2 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
10 2 (0.15%) GDPR
11 1 (0.074%) GxP
11 1 (0.074%) NIST
System Software
1 142 (10.55%) Active Directory
2 20 (1.49%) vSphere
3 15 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (1.04%) Microsoft App-V
5 11 (0.82%) Docker
5 11 (0.82%) XenApp
6 9 (0.67%) XenDesktop
7 8 (0.59%) Snort
8 7 (0.52%) VMware Workstation
9 6 (0.45%) Hyper-V
10 5 (0.37%) Apache Flume
11 4 (0.30%) DFS Replication
12 2 (0.15%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.074%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 38 (2.82%) HP Quality Center
2 27 (2.01%) HP ALM
3 19 (1.41%) SCCM
4 12 (0.89%) QRadar
5 7 (0.52%) Computer Incident Response Team
6 6 (0.45%) Data Guard
7 5 (0.37%) Oozie
7 5 (0.37%) Puppet
8 4 (0.30%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (0.30%) Microsoft Clustering
8 4 (0.30%) WSUS
9 3 (0.22%) Ansible
9 3 (0.22%) Nessus
9 3 (0.22%) PTC Integrity
10 2 (0.15%) Grafana
10 2 (0.15%) Kibana
10 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Intune
10 2 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
11 1 (0.074%) Kubernetes
11 1 (0.074%) Nmap
Vendors
1 277 (20.58%) Microsoft
2 91 (6.76%) SAP
3 86 (6.39%) Oracle
4 63 (4.68%) Tableau
5 50 (3.71%) HP
6 48 (3.57%) VMware
7 34 (2.53%) Cisco
8 30 (2.23%) Citrix
8 30 (2.23%) Splunk
9 28 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
10 24 (1.78%) Apple
10 24 (1.78%) Google
11 20 (1.49%) Avaya
11 20 (1.49%) LogRhythm
12 16 (1.19%) Atlassian
13 14 (1.04%) Talend
14 12 (0.89%) IBM
15 11 (0.82%) Cognos
16 10 (0.74%) Red Hat
17 9 (0.67%) McAfee