Period
to 22 April 2018

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 22 April 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
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 14 15
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 1,290 1,334 1,671
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 12.10% 13.08% 14.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.48% 13.53% 15.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1,000 1,122 1,374
South West median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £53,875 £51,000 £52,500
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 10,337 9,861 11,069
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.94% 96.66% 97.30%
Number of salaries quoted 8,574 8,202 9,308
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 22 April 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 22 April 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 +1 467 £38,000 +1.33% 66
Gloucestershire +3 202 £35,000 -6.91% 18
Wiltshire -10 195 £32,500 -2.99% 30
Dorset +1 141 £33,500 +3.08% 18
Somerset -5 109 £38,000 +1.33% 21
Cornwall -7 66 £30,500 -14.08% 2
Devon -5 49 £30,000 -10.45% 8
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 April 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.

1 354 (27.44%) SQL
1 354 (27.44%) Finance
2 306 (23.72%) Agile Software Development
3 252 (19.53%) Windows
4 234 (18.14%) Analytical Skills
5 217 (16.82%) Microsoft
6 212 (16.43%) ITIL
7 204 (15.81%) Problem-Solving
8 186 (14.42%) Business Analysis
9 171 (13.26%) Degree
10 159 (12.33%) SQL Server
11 141 (10.93%) Business Intelligence
12 136 (10.54%) Microsoft Office
13 135 (10.47%) Security Cleared
14 130 (10.08%) Test Automation
15 119 (9.22%) Stakeholder Management
16 117 (9.07%) Microsoft Excel
17 114 (8.84%) Active Directory
18 113 (8.76%) QA
19 102 (7.91%) Scrum
20 95 (7.36%) Project Management
20 95 (7.36%) Waterfall
21 89 (6.90%) SDLC
22 86 (6.67%) .NET
23 83 (6.43%) Process Improvement
24 81 (6.28%) Management Information System
24 81 (6.28%) Data Analysis
25 80 (6.20%) Java
26 79 (6.12%) Oracle
27 78 (6.05%) C#

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 34 (2.64%) SharePoint
2 28 (2.17%) MS Exchange
3 27 (2.09%) Confluence
4 21 (1.63%) Skype for Business
5 15 (1.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 15 (1.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 13 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2013
7 12 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
8 11 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
9 9 (0.70%) Oracle Workflow
9 9 (0.70%) SAS
10 6 (0.47%) CMS
11 5 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (0.39%) IIS
12 4 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
13 3 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
13 3 (0.23%) Umbraco
13 3 (0.23%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.16%) Apache
15 1 (0.078%) Tomcat
Applications
1 136 (10.54%) Microsoft Office
2 117 (9.07%) Microsoft Excel
3 33 (2.56%) MS Visio
4 23 (1.78%) Spreadsheet
5 22 (1.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 8 (0.62%) Microsoft Project
7 5 (0.39%) SPSS
8 1 (0.078%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 37 (2.87%) Oracle EBS
2 25 (1.94%) Oracle EBS R12
3 20 (1.55%) Dynamics NAV
4 16 (1.24%) Oracle ASCP
5 14 (1.09%) Oracle ERP
6 13 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
7 11 (0.85%) Oracle Payables
7 11 (0.85%) Oracle Receivables
8 9 (0.70%) Oracle Applications
8 9 (0.70%) Oracle Financials
8 9 (0.70%) Oracle SCM
9 8 (0.62%) Magento
9 8 (0.62%) Oracle 11i
9 8 (0.62%) Shopify
10 6 (0.47%) Oracle Payroll
11 5 (0.39%) Oracle HRMS
12 4 (0.31%) PeopleSoft HRMS
12 4 (0.31%) SAP CO
12 4 (0.31%) SAP FI
12 4 (0.31%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 60 (4.65%) Office 365
2 35 (2.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (2.71%) SaaS
3 27 (2.09%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (0.54%) Azure Active Directory
6 6 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (0.47%) Slack
7 5 (0.39%) IaaS
8 4 (0.31%) Dynamics 365
8 4 (0.31%) Taleo
9 3 (0.23%) G Suite
10 2 (0.16%) Azure Data Factory
10 2 (0.16%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.078%) AdWords
11 1 (0.078%) Force.com
11 1 (0.078%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.078%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.078%) SuccessFactors
11 1 (0.078%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 55 (4.26%) TCP/IP
2 39 (3.02%) DNS
2 39 (3.02%) Firewall
3 27 (2.09%) WAN
4 25 (1.94%) HTTP
5 23 (1.78%) LAN
6 22 (1.71%) Skype
7 21 (1.63%) DHCP
8 19 (1.47%) Internet
9 16 (1.24%) Intrusion Detection
10 13 (1.01%) FTP
10 13 (1.01%) Network Security
10 13 (1.01%) VPN
11 12 (0.93%) SMTP
11 12 (0.93%) VoIP
12 11 (0.85%) SSL
13 10 (0.78%) SAN
13 10 (0.78%) tcpdump
13 10 (0.78%) Wireless
13 10 (0.78%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (12.33%) SQL Server
2 56 (4.34%) Data Warehouse
3 46 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 42 (3.26%) Relational Database
5 41 (3.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 34 (2.64%) MySQL
6 34 (2.64%) Power BI
7 24 (1.86%) BusinessObjects
8 22 (1.71%) Oracle BI EE
9 20 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
10 19 (1.47%) Big Data
11 17 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 15 (1.16%) QlikView
13 13 (1.01%) Oracle Database
14 12 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
15 11 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
15 11 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
16 10 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
17 9 (0.70%) MS Access
17 9 (0.70%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 61 (4.73%) JIRA
2 55 (4.26%) Selenium
3 36 (2.79%) Cucumber
4 33 (2.56%) Jenkins
5 21 (1.63%) SpecFlow
6 17 (1.32%) Bitbucket
6 17 (1.32%) JUnit
7 15 (1.16%) Visual Studio
8 13 (1.01%) SoapUI
9 10 (0.78%) Git (software)
10 9 (0.70%) Toad
11 8 (0.62%) Jasmine
11 8 (0.62%) Protractor
11 8 (0.62%) TestNG
11 8 (0.62%) WebDriver
12 7 (0.54%) ERwin
12 7 (0.54%) NUnit
12 7 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (0.54%) TeamCity
12 7 (0.54%) Zephyr
General
1 354 (27.44%) Finance
2 53 (4.11%) Law
3 47 (3.64%) Marketing
3 47 (3.64%) Retail
4 45 (3.49%) Telecoms
5 44 (3.41%) Manufacturing
6 39 (3.02%) Legal
7 32 (2.48%) Banking
8 23 (1.78%) Back Office
9 21 (1.63%) Advertising
10 15 (1.16%) Electronics
11 7 (0.54%) Billing
11 7 (0.54%) Investment Banking
12 6 (0.47%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.39%) Automotive
13 5 (0.39%) General Ledger
14 3 (0.23%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.23%) Front Office
14 3 (0.23%) Publishing
15 2 (0.16%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (6.67%) .NET
2 43 (3.33%) Web Services
3 41 (3.18%) HTML
4 36 (2.79%) XML
5 34 (2.64%) CSS
6 24 (1.86%) SOAP
7 20 (1.55%) REST
8 11 (0.85%) ASP.NET
8 11 (0.85%) LDAP
9 9 (0.70%) Middleware
9 9 (0.70%) Oracle Fusion
10 8 (0.62%) XSLT
11 6 (0.47%) Ajax
11 6 (0.47%) Gherkin
12 5 (0.39%) JSON
13 4 (0.31%) jQuery
13 4 (0.31%) LAMP
14 3 (0.23%) ADSI
14 3 (0.23%) EDI
14 3 (0.23%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 234 (18.14%) Analytical Skills
2 81 (6.28%) Management Information System
3 44 (3.41%) Self-Motivation
4 31 (2.40%) iPhone
5 30 (2.33%) Computer Science
6 29 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
7 22 (1.71%) Driving Licence
8 21 (1.63%) User Experience
9 16 (1.24%) Blackberry
9 16 (1.24%) Linux Command Line
10 15 (1.16%) Cyberthreat
11 14 (1.09%) Fintech
11 14 (1.09%) Mobile App
12 13 (1.01%) Clustering
12 13 (1.01%) Data Centre
13 10 (0.78%) Virtual Team
14 8 (0.62%) Algorithms
14 8 (0.62%) Derivative
14 8 (0.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 8 (0.62%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 252 (19.53%) Windows
2 77 (5.97%) Windows Server
3 72 (5.58%) Linux
4 67 (5.19%) Windows 7
5 45 (3.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 37 (2.87%) Unix
7 34 (2.64%) Windows 10
8 26 (2.02%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (1.24%) Windows 8
10 11 (0.85%) Mac OS X
11 10 (0.78%) Apple iOS
12 9 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (0.62%) Android
14 7 (0.54%) Solaris
15 3 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
15 3 (0.23%) Windows XP
16 1 (0.078%) AIX
16 1 (0.078%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 306 (23.72%) Agile Software Development
2 212 (16.43%) ITIL
3 204 (15.81%) Problem-Solving
4 186 (14.42%) Business Analysis
5 141 (10.93%) Business Intelligence
6 130 (10.08%) Test Automation
7 119 (9.22%) Stakeholder Management
8 102 (7.91%) Scrum
9 95 (7.36%) Project Management
9 95 (7.36%) Waterfall
10 89 (6.90%) SDLC
11 83 (6.43%) Process Improvement
12 81 (6.28%) Data Analysis
13 72 (5.58%) Service Management
14 69 (5.35%) ERP
15 68 (5.27%) Information Security
16 66 (5.12%) Analytics
17 65 (5.04%) User Acceptance Testing
17 65 (5.04%) User Stories
18 63 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 354 (27.44%) SQL
2 80 (6.20%) Java
3 78 (6.05%) C#
4 60 (4.65%) JavaScript
5 43 (3.33%) C
6 42 (3.26%) Python
7 26 (2.02%) PowerShell
8 23 (1.78%) T-SQL
8 23 (1.78%) VB
9 22 (1.71%) PL/SQL
9 22 (1.71%) VB.NET
10 18 (1.40%) Bash Shell
11 16 (1.24%) C++
12 15 (1.16%) VBA
13 12 (0.93%) PHP
13 12 (0.93%) Shell Script
14 9 (0.70%) R
15 7 (0.54%) Objective-C
15 7 (0.54%) Ruby
16 5 (0.39%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 171 (13.26%) Degree
2 135 (10.47%) Security Cleared
3 57 (4.42%) SC Cleared
4 53 (4.11%) ISEB
5 40 (3.10%) Microsoft Certification
6 36 (2.79%) DV Cleared
6 36 (2.79%) ISTQB
7 26 (2.02%) ITIL Certification
8 17 (1.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 13 (1.01%) Numerate Degree
9 13 (1.01%) Postgraduate
10 12 (0.93%) CISSP
11 11 (0.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 11 (0.85%) MCP
12 9 (0.70%) IIBA
12 9 (0.70%) MCSA
13 8 (0.62%) GIAC
14 7 (0.54%) CCNA
14 7 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
15 6 (0.47%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (8.76%) QA
2 52 (4.03%) SLA
3 49 (3.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 24 (1.86%) PMO
5 22 (1.71%) Data Quality
6 19 (1.47%) GDPR
7 12 (0.93%) PCI DSS
8 10 (0.78%) COBIT
9 8 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 3 (0.23%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.23%) MiFID
10 3 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.16%) ISO 31000
11 2 (0.16%) JSP 440
11 2 (0.16%) Solvency II
12 1 (0.078%) EMIR
12 1 (0.078%) ISO 22301
12 1 (0.078%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 1 (0.078%) NIST 800
12 1 (0.078%) P3O
System Software
1 114 (8.84%) Active Directory
2 29 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (1.47%) Docker
4 11 (0.85%) Hyper-V
4 11 (0.85%) Snort
5 4 (0.31%) XenApp
6 3 (0.23%) Shibboleth
6 3 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.078%) Firmware
8 1 (0.078%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 17 (1.32%) SCCM
2 8 (0.62%) SolarWinds Orion
3 7 (0.54%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 6 (0.47%) Backup Exec
4 6 (0.47%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 6 (0.47%) Puppet
4 6 (0.47%) SCOM
5 5 (0.39%) HP ALM
5 5 (0.39%) Microsoft Clustering
6 4 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (0.23%) Computer Incident Response Team
7 3 (0.23%) Nexpose
8 2 (0.16%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
8 2 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.078%) Ansible
9 1 (0.078%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.078%) Control-M
9 1 (0.078%) Graylog
9 1 (0.078%) Nagios
9 1 (0.078%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 217 (16.82%) Microsoft
2 79 (6.12%) Oracle
3 48 (3.72%) VMware
4 44 (3.41%) SAP
5 39 (3.02%) Tableau
6 17 (1.32%) Atlassian
7 15 (1.16%) Google
8 13 (1.01%) Cisco
9 12 (0.93%) Apple
9 12 (0.93%) Citrix
9 12 (0.93%) HP
9 12 (0.93%) McAfee
10 11 (0.85%) Capita
11 10 (0.78%) Siebel
11 10 (0.78%) SolarWinds
12 9 (0.70%) IBM
12 9 (0.70%) Informatica
13 8 (0.62%) Cognos
14 7 (0.54%) Cadence
15 6 (0.47%) Intel