Period
to 19 January 2019

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 19 January 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
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 16 15 15
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 1,142 1,377 1,465
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 11.73% 13.60% 13.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.18% 14.00% 14.42%
Number of salaries quoted 965 1,091 1,261
South West median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,250 £21,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
England median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 9,373 9,834 10,160
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.25% 97.15% 96.82%
Number of salaries quoted 7,497 8,129 8,549
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £26,000 £24,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +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 19 January 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 19 January 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 -2 392 £35,000 -6.67% 76
Wiltshire -2 267 £37,500 +15.38% 34
Gloucestershire -4 178 £32,750 -3.68% 28
Dorset -2 109 £32,500 -7.14% 21
Somerset 0 90 £36,500 +4.29% 13
Devon +3 81 £32,500 +38.30% 17
Cornwall -2 18 £27,500 -26.67% 1
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 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.

1 297 (26.01%) Agile Software Development
2 282 (24.69%) SQL
3 281 (24.61%) Finance
4 208 (18.21%) Analytical Skills
5 203 (17.78%) Microsoft
6 169 (14.80%) Windows
7 164 (14.36%) ITIL
8 160 (14.01%) Business Analysis
9 150 (13.13%) Business Intelligence
10 131 (11.47%) Microsoft Office
11 127 (11.12%) Problem-Solving
12 121 (10.60%) Security Cleared
13 119 (10.42%) Test Automation
14 107 (9.37%) Waterfall
15 106 (9.28%) Degree
16 101 (8.84%) Stakeholder Management
17 89 (7.79%) Microsoft Excel
17 89 (7.79%) QA
18 85 (7.44%) SQL Server
19 82 (7.18%) C#
19 82 (7.18%) Scrum
20 81 (7.09%) Data Analysis
21 77 (6.74%) Active Directory
22 75 (6.57%) Marketing
23 74 (6.48%) Analytics
24 73 (6.39%) SDLC
24 73 (6.39%) SLA
25 71 (6.22%) Java
26 68 (5.95%) Management Information System
26 68 (5.95%) Office 365

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 54 (4.73%) SharePoint
2 19 (1.66%) MS Exchange
3 8 (0.70%) IIS
4 7 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (0.61%) SAS
5 6 (0.53%) Skype for Business
6 5 (0.44%) Apache
6 5 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (0.35%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (0.26%) Confluence
8 3 (0.26%) K2 blackpearl
8 3 (0.26%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.18%) ColdFusion
9 2 (0.18%) JBoss
9 2 (0.18%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.088%) CMS
10 1 (0.088%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.088%) Site Server
Applications
1 131 (11.47%) Microsoft Office
2 89 (7.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 39 (3.42%) MS Visio
4 38 (3.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 21 (1.84%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.35%) SPSS
7 2 (0.18%) CATIA
7 2 (0.18%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 19 (1.66%) Oracle EBS R12
2 18 (1.58%) Oracle EBS
3 17 (1.49%) Magento
4 7 (0.61%) Oracle 11i
4 7 (0.61%) Oracle Assets
4 7 (0.61%) Oracle Cash Management
4 7 (0.61%) Oracle ERP
4 7 (0.61%) Oracle Financials
4 7 (0.61%) Oracle HRMS
4 7 (0.61%) Oracle Payables
4 7 (0.61%) Oracle Payroll
4 7 (0.61%) Oracle Receivables
5 6 (0.53%) Oracle General Ledger
5 6 (0.53%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 6 (0.53%) Oracle iProcurement
6 4 (0.35%) SAP CRM
7 3 (0.26%) Elite 3E
7 3 (0.26%) FastStats
8 2 (0.18%) SAP IS-U
8 2 (0.18%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 68 (5.95%) Office 365
2 37 (3.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (2.45%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (0.96%) SaaS
5 8 (0.70%) Google Analytics
6 5 (0.44%) Dynamics 365
6 5 (0.44%) IaaS
7 3 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.088%) AdWords
8 1 (0.088%) Amazon Alexa
8 1 (0.088%) Loggly
8 1 (0.088%) MailChimp
8 1 (0.088%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 28 (2.45%) Firewall
1 28 (2.45%) WAN
2 26 (2.28%) LAN
3 20 (1.75%) TCP/IP
4 14 (1.23%) Wireless
5 12 (1.05%) DNS
6 11 (0.96%) HTTP
6 11 (0.96%) Internet
7 10 (0.88%) WLAN
8 9 (0.79%) DHCP
9 8 (0.70%) MPLS
10 6 (0.53%) FTP
10 6 (0.53%) IP Telephony
10 6 (0.53%) VPN
11 5 (0.44%) DMZ
11 5 (0.44%) VLAN
12 4 (0.35%) Intrusion Detection
12 4 (0.35%) SAN
12 4 (0.35%) Skype
12 4 (0.35%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (7.44%) SQL Server
2 60 (5.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 56 (4.90%) Power BI
4 45 (3.94%) Relational Database
5 30 (2.63%) QlikView
6 28 (2.45%) RDBMS
7 24 (2.10%) BusinessObjects
7 24 (2.10%) Data Warehouse
8 19 (1.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 17 (1.49%) MySQL
10 15 (1.31%) Big Data
11 14 (1.23%) Ingres
11 14 (1.23%) Spotfire
12 10 (0.88%) Crystal Reports
13 8 (0.70%) Oracle BI EE
14 7 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
14 7 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
14 7 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 5 (0.44%) Azure SQL Database
15 5 (0.44%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 67 (5.87%) Selenium
2 25 (2.19%) JIRA
3 23 (2.01%) Cucumber
4 18 (1.58%) Jasmine
4 18 (1.58%) JUnit
5 16 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
6 13 (1.14%) Protractor
6 13 (1.14%) TestNG
6 13 (1.14%) WebDriver
7 10 (0.88%) SpecFlow
8 5 (0.44%) Geb
8 5 (0.44%) JMeter
8 5 (0.44%) NUnit
8 5 (0.44%) SoapUI
8 5 (0.44%) Spock
9 4 (0.35%) Appium
9 4 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 4 (0.35%) Visual Studio
9 4 (0.35%) Visual Studio Coded UI
10 3 (0.26%) Codeception
General
1 281 (24.61%) Finance
2 75 (6.57%) Marketing
3 48 (4.20%) Telecoms
4 45 (3.94%) Manufacturing
5 42 (3.68%) Retail
6 32 (2.80%) Electronics
7 29 (2.54%) Banking
8 19 (1.66%) Legal
9 18 (1.58%) Law
10 16 (1.40%) Back Office
11 8 (0.70%) Billing
12 6 (0.53%) Games
13 5 (0.44%) Military
13 5 (0.44%) Publishing
14 3 (0.26%) Local Government
14 3 (0.26%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.18%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.18%) Investment Banking
16 1 (0.088%) Advertising
16 1 (0.088%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (4.55%) .NET
2 48 (4.20%) HTML
3 30 (2.63%) CSS
4 23 (2.01%) Web Services
5 22 (1.93%) XML
6 17 (1.49%) Software Packaging
7 14 (1.23%) EDI
8 12 (1.05%) SOAP
9 9 (0.79%) Apache Flex
10 7 (0.61%) REST
11 6 (0.53%) Gherkin
12 5 (0.44%) jQuery
12 5 (0.44%) Node.js
13 3 (0.26%) JSON
13 3 (0.26%) LDAP
14 2 (0.18%) ADSI
14 2 (0.18%) ASP.NET
14 2 (0.18%) LAMP
14 2 (0.18%) Middleware
14 2 (0.18%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 208 (18.21%) Analytical Skills
2 68 (5.95%) Management Information System
3 42 (3.68%) Self-Motivation
4 24 (2.10%) Driving Licence
5 22 (1.93%) Fintech
6 21 (1.84%) Linux Command Line
7 17 (1.49%) User Experience
8 15 (1.31%) Renewable Energy
9 9 (0.79%) Mobile App
10 8 (0.70%) Greenfield Project
10 8 (0.70%) PKI
11 7 (0.61%) Clustering
12 6 (0.53%) Algorithms
12 6 (0.53%) Data Structures
13 5 (0.44%) CMDB
13 5 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (0.44%) Fat Client
13 5 (0.44%) Life Science
13 5 (0.44%) Social Media
13 5 (0.44%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 169 (14.80%) Windows
2 57 (4.99%) Windows Server
3 55 (4.82%) Linux
4 35 (3.06%) Windows 7
5 29 (2.54%) Windows 10
6 28 (2.45%) Unix
7 14 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (1.14%) Windows 8
9 7 (0.61%) Mac OS
9 7 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.26%) Android
10 3 (0.26%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.26%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.18%) AIX
12 1 (0.088%) CentOS
12 1 (0.088%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.088%) Solaris
12 1 (0.088%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.088%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.088%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 297 (26.01%) Agile Software Development
2 164 (14.36%) ITIL
3 160 (14.01%) Business Analysis
4 150 (13.13%) Business Intelligence
5 127 (11.12%) Problem-Solving
6 119 (10.42%) Test Automation
7 107 (9.37%) Waterfall
8 101 (8.84%) Stakeholder Management
9 82 (7.18%) Scrum
10 81 (7.09%) Data Analysis
11 74 (6.48%) Analytics
12 73 (6.39%) SDLC
13 67 (5.87%) Project Management
14 59 (5.17%) Continuous Improvement
15 58 (5.08%) User Acceptance Testing
16 57 (4.99%) Information Security
17 51 (4.47%) Manual Testing
18 50 (4.38%) Software Testing
19 44 (3.85%) Visualisation
20 43 (3.77%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 282 (24.69%) SQL
2 82 (7.18%) C#
3 71 (6.22%) Java
4 56 (4.90%) PowerShell
5 42 (3.68%) JavaScript
6 38 (3.33%) Python
7 33 (2.89%) C
8 29 (2.54%) T-SQL
9 19 (1.66%) VBA
10 17 (1.49%) PHP
11 15 (1.31%) R
12 7 (0.61%) Ruby
12 7 (0.61%) Scala
12 7 (0.61%) VB
13 5 (0.44%) Bash Shell
13 5 (0.44%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.35%) C++
14 4 (0.35%) PL/SQL
14 4 (0.35%) TypeScript
15 3 (0.26%) RPG
Qualifications
1 121 (10.60%) Security Cleared
2 106 (9.28%) Degree
3 54 (4.73%) SC Cleared
4 51 (4.47%) ISEB
5 47 (4.12%) ISTQB
6 34 (2.98%) CISSP
7 32 (2.80%) CISM
8 23 (2.01%) DV Cleared
9 21 (1.84%) Cisco Certification
10 20 (1.75%) CCNA
11 17 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
12 15 (1.31%) Computer Science Degree
12 15 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
13 13 (1.14%) MCSA
14 12 (1.05%) CCNP
14 12 (1.05%) CEH
14 12 (1.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 12 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 10 (0.88%) NVQ Level 3
15 10 (0.88%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (7.79%) QA
2 73 (6.39%) SLA
3 44 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 37 (3.24%) PMO
5 21 (1.84%) GDPR
6 16 (1.40%) PCI DSS
7 7 (0.61%) COBIT
7 7 (0.61%) Data Quality
7 7 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 15288
9 1 (0.088%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.088%) GxP
9 1 (0.088%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.088%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.088%) NIST 800
9 1 (0.088%) P3O
System Software
1 77 (6.74%) Active Directory
2 17 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
3 10 (0.88%) Hyper-V
4 7 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.35%) Snort
6 3 (0.26%) XenApp
7 2 (0.18%) vSphere
8 1 (0.088%) Docker
8 1 (0.088%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.088%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.088%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.088%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 21 (1.84%) SCCM
2 4 (0.35%) HP ALM
3 3 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.18%) Computer Incident Response Team
4 2 (0.18%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.18%) PTC Integrity
5 1 (0.088%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (0.088%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.088%) Nessus
5 1 (0.088%) Nexpose
5 1 (0.088%) QRadar
5 1 (0.088%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 203 (17.78%) Microsoft
2 52 (4.55%) SAP
3 50 (4.38%) Tableau
4 48 (4.20%) Oracle
5 38 (3.33%) Citrix
6 32 (2.80%) Cisco
7 25 (2.19%) HP
8 22 (1.93%) Cognos
8 22 (1.93%) VMware
9 11 (0.96%) Google
10 8 (0.70%) CheckPoint
10 8 (0.70%) MikroTik
11 6 (0.53%) IBM
11 6 (0.53%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (0.53%) Veeam
12 5 (0.44%) Cadence
12 5 (0.44%) LogRhythm
12 5 (0.44%) McAfee
13 4 (0.35%) Atlassian
13 4 (0.35%) Civica