Period
to 22 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 14 14
Rank change year-on-year -3 0 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 1,282 1,461 1,602
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 11.94% 13.87% 14.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.35% 14.26% 14.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1,003 1,218 1,381
South West median annual salary £35,000 £36,500 £36,700
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.11% -0.54% +4.86%
10th Percentile £21,500 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £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 10,383 10,243 10,850
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.70% 97.27% 97.28%
Number of salaries quoted 8,618 8,552 9,115
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £63,825 £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 July 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 July 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 -3 438 £37,500 -5.06% 56
Wiltshire -2 251 £32,500 -7.14% 25
Gloucestershire -12 183 £35,000 -6.67% 16
Dorset +1 130 £36,750 -2.00% 16
Somerset +9 128 £35,000 -2.78% 15
Cornwall +7 86 £20,000 -20.00% 3
Devon -10 33 £30,000 - 15
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 410 (31.98%) SQL
2 352 (27.46%) Agile Software Development
3 304 (23.71%) Finance
4 272 (21.22%) Windows
5 241 (18.80%) Microsoft
6 234 (18.25%) Analytical Skills
7 216 (16.85%) ITIL
8 190 (14.82%) Problem-Solving
9 186 (14.51%) Test Automation
10 185 (14.43%) SQL Server
11 180 (14.04%) Business Analysis
12 173 (13.49%) Degree
13 168 (13.10%) QA
14 157 (12.25%) Business Intelligence
15 129 (10.06%) Security Cleared
16 126 (9.83%) Microsoft Office
16 126 (9.83%) Stakeholder Management
17 124 (9.67%) Microsoft Excel
18 120 (9.36%) Scrum
19 117 (9.13%) Java
20 115 (8.97%) Waterfall
21 108 (8.42%) SDLC
22 101 (7.88%) Active Directory
23 100 (7.80%) Linux
24 97 (7.57%) Process Improvement
25 96 (7.49%) C#
25 96 (7.49%) Project Management
26 95 (7.41%) Management Information System
27 92 (7.18%) .NET
28 85 (6.63%) Selenium

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 31 (2.42%) Confluence
1 31 (2.42%) SharePoint
2 19 (1.48%) BizTalk Server
3 17 (1.33%) MS Exchange
4 16 (1.25%) Skype for Business
5 9 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 8 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (0.55%) SAS
8 6 (0.47%) CMS
9 5 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (0.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.23%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.16%) Apache Spark
12 2 (0.16%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.16%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.16%) WordPress
13 1 (0.078%) Alfresco
13 1 (0.078%) Apache Pig
13 1 (0.078%) Drupal
Applications
1 126 (9.83%) Microsoft Office
2 124 (9.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 31 (2.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 19 (1.48%) Microsoft Project
4 19 (1.48%) MS Visio
5 13 (1.01%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.47%) SPSS
7 1 (0.078%) CATIA
7 1 (0.078%) PTC Creo
7 1 (0.078%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 15 (1.17%) Dynamics NAV
2 10 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (0.39%) Oracle ERP
5 4 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.31%) Magento
5 4 (0.31%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 4 (0.31%) SAP HR
5 4 (0.31%) Shopify
6 3 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.23%) Oracle 11i
6 3 (0.23%) Oracle ASCP
6 3 (0.23%) Oracle HRMS
6 3 (0.23%) Oracle Payroll
7 2 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 2 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.16%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.16%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.16%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (0.16%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 61 (4.76%) Office 365
2 39 (3.04%) Amazon AWS
3 35 (2.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 28 (2.18%) SaaS
5 8 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (0.55%) Slack
7 5 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (0.39%) IaaS
8 4 (0.31%) Dynamics 365
8 4 (0.31%) Taleo
9 3 (0.23%) G Suite
9 3 (0.23%) SuccessFactors
10 2 (0.16%) BrowserStack
10 2 (0.16%) GitHub
10 2 (0.16%) Runscope
11 1 (0.078%) AdWords
11 1 (0.078%) Boomi
11 1 (0.078%) Force.com
11 1 (0.078%) Sage Pay
11 1 (0.078%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 38 (2.96%) TCP/IP
2 37 (2.89%) DNS
3 28 (2.18%) Firewall
4 22 (1.72%) HTTP
5 19 (1.48%) WAN
6 17 (1.33%) Intrusion Detection
6 17 (1.33%) LAN
7 16 (1.25%) Skype
8 12 (0.94%) DHCP
9 10 (0.78%) Internet
10 8 (0.62%) SAN
10 8 (0.62%) SMS
11 7 (0.55%) FTP
11 7 (0.55%) VoIP
12 6 (0.47%) Intranet
12 6 (0.47%) Network Security
12 6 (0.47%) SMTP
13 5 (0.39%) NAS
14 3 (0.23%) Cisco ASA
14 3 (0.23%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 185 (14.43%) SQL Server
2 73 (5.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 70 (5.46%) Relational Database
4 69 (5.38%) Data Warehouse
5 57 (4.45%) Power BI
6 42 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 41 (3.20%) MySQL
8 31 (2.42%) SQL Server 2012
9 29 (2.26%) BusinessObjects
10 25 (1.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 22 (1.72%) Big Data
12 20 (1.56%) QlikView
12 20 (1.56%) RDBMS
13 15 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
14 13 (1.01%) MS Access
15 12 (0.94%) Data Mining
16 11 (0.86%) Ingres
16 11 (0.86%) Oracle BI EE
17 10 (0.78%) MongoDB
17 10 (0.78%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 85 (6.63%) Selenium
2 61 (4.76%) JIRA
3 50 (3.90%) Cucumber
4 32 (2.50%) Jenkins
5 21 (1.64%) Bitbucket
6 20 (1.56%) SpecFlow
7 19 (1.48%) JUnit
8 18 (1.40%) Visual Studio
9 17 (1.33%) Protractor
10 15 (1.17%) SoapUI
10 15 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
10 15 (1.17%) TestNG
10 15 (1.17%) WebDriver
11 13 (1.01%) Jasmine
12 12 (0.94%) JMeter
13 8 (0.62%) Git (software)
13 8 (0.62%) TestComplete
14 5 (0.39%) Calabash
14 5 (0.39%) Maven
14 5 (0.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 304 (23.71%) Finance
2 54 (4.21%) Marketing
3 43 (3.35%) Retail
4 42 (3.28%) Telecoms
5 34 (2.65%) Law
6 33 (2.57%) Manufacturing
7 24 (1.87%) Banking
8 23 (1.79%) Electronics
9 21 (1.64%) Back Office
10 17 (1.33%) Legal
11 12 (0.94%) Advertising
12 6 (0.47%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.31%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.23%) Publishing
15 2 (0.16%) Front Office
15 2 (0.16%) Games
16 1 (0.078%) Billing
16 1 (0.078%) Investment Banking
16 1 (0.078%) Military
16 1 (0.078%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (7.18%) .NET
2 68 (5.30%) HTML
3 57 (4.45%) Web Services
4 54 (4.21%) XML
5 45 (3.51%) CSS
6 33 (2.57%) SOAP
7 28 (2.18%) REST
8 11 (0.86%) Ajax
9 9 (0.70%) jQuery
10 8 (0.62%) ASP.NET
10 8 (0.62%) XSLT
11 7 (0.55%) JSON
12 5 (0.39%) Gherkin
13 4 (0.31%) HTML5
13 4 (0.31%) ODBC
13 4 (0.31%) Software Packaging
14 3 (0.23%) Apache Flex
14 3 (0.23%) Django
14 3 (0.23%) LAMP
15 2 (0.16%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 234 (18.25%) Analytical Skills
2 95 (7.41%) Management Information System
3 60 (4.68%) Computer Science
4 44 (3.43%) Self-Motivation
5 41 (3.20%) Driving Licence
6 32 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
7 31 (2.42%) Linux Command Line
8 22 (1.72%) User Experience
9 19 (1.48%) Mobile App
10 18 (1.40%) Fintech
11 14 (1.09%) Data Centre
12 10 (0.78%) iPhone
13 9 (0.70%) Fat Client
13 9 (0.70%) Thin Client
13 9 (0.70%) Virtual Team
14 7 (0.55%) Algorithms
14 7 (0.55%) Client/Server
14 7 (0.55%) Cybercrime
14 7 (0.55%) Cyberthreat
15 6 (0.47%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 272 (21.22%) Windows
2 100 (7.80%) Linux
3 73 (5.69%) Windows Server
4 53 (4.13%) Unix
5 42 (3.28%) Windows 7
6 28 (2.18%) Windows 10
7 23 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (0.78%) Solaris
11 9 (0.70%) Windows 8
12 7 (0.55%) Windows XP
13 6 (0.47%) Android
13 6 (0.47%) Apple iOS
14 5 (0.39%) AIX
14 5 (0.39%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.31%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
16 2 (0.16%) CentOS
17 1 (0.078%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 352 (27.46%) Agile Software Development
2 216 (16.85%) ITIL
3 190 (14.82%) Problem-Solving
4 186 (14.51%) Test Automation
5 180 (14.04%) Business Analysis
6 157 (12.25%) Business Intelligence
7 126 (9.83%) Stakeholder Management
8 120 (9.36%) Scrum
9 115 (8.97%) Waterfall
10 108 (8.42%) SDLC
11 97 (7.57%) Process Improvement
12 96 (7.49%) Project Management
13 84 (6.55%) Data Analysis
14 67 (5.23%) Analytics
15 63 (4.91%) Continuous Improvement
15 63 (4.91%) User Stories
16 61 (4.76%) Manual Testing
17 59 (4.60%) Continuous Integration
18 57 (4.45%) Business Process Improvement
18 57 (4.45%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 410 (31.98%) SQL
2 117 (9.13%) Java
3 96 (7.49%) C#
4 82 (6.40%) JavaScript
5 63 (4.91%) Python
6 57 (4.45%) C
7 43 (3.35%) PowerShell
7 43 (3.35%) T-SQL
8 36 (2.81%) C++
9 31 (2.42%) VBA
10 24 (1.87%) VB.NET
11 23 (1.79%) Bash Shell
11 23 (1.79%) PHP
11 23 (1.79%) VB
12 22 (1.72%) PL/SQL
13 10 (0.78%) Shell Script
14 9 (0.70%) R
15 7 (0.55%) Objective-C
15 7 (0.55%) Ruby
16 4 (0.31%) PeopleCode
Qualifications
1 173 (13.49%) Degree
2 129 (10.06%) Security Cleared
3 69 (5.38%) ISEB
4 60 (4.68%) SC Cleared
5 56 (4.37%) ISTQB
6 44 (3.43%) Microsoft Certification
7 39 (3.04%) DV Cleared
8 24 (1.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 21 (1.64%) Postgraduate
10 19 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
11 14 (1.09%) MCP
12 13 (1.01%) Computer Science Degree
13 9 (0.70%) Numerate Degree
14 8 (0.62%) CITP
14 8 (0.62%) IIBA
14 8 (0.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 8 (0.62%) MCDST
14 8 (0.62%) MCITP
15 7 (0.55%) MCTS
16 6 (0.47%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 168 (13.10%) QA
2 51 (3.98%) SLA
3 42 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 30 (2.34%) Data Quality
5 24 (1.87%) PMO
6 21 (1.64%) GDPR
7 14 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 11 (0.86%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.31%) GPG13
9 4 (0.31%) PCI DSS
10 3 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 2 (0.16%) COBIT
11 2 (0.16%) ISO 14001
11 2 (0.16%) ISO 22301
11 2 (0.16%) ISO 31000
11 2 (0.16%) JSP 440
11 2 (0.16%) MiFID
12 1 (0.078%) EMIR
12 1 (0.078%) FISMA
12 1 (0.078%) NIST 800
System Software
1 101 (7.88%) Active Directory
2 25 (1.95%) Docker
3 22 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (1.09%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.31%) BitLocker
5 4 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.23%) Shibboleth
6 3 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.23%) XenApp
7 2 (0.16%) Snort
7 2 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.078%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 16 (1.25%) SCCM
2 9 (0.70%) HP ALM
3 8 (0.62%) SolarWinds Orion
4 5 (0.39%) Puppet
5 4 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (0.23%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 3 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.23%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (0.16%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.16%) Computer Incident Response Team
7 2 (0.16%) SCOM
8 1 (0.078%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.078%) Graylog
8 1 (0.078%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.078%) Nagios
8 1 (0.078%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.078%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.078%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 241 (18.80%) Microsoft
2 67 (5.23%) Oracle
3 54 (4.21%) SAP
4 42 (3.28%) Tableau
5 39 (3.04%) VMware
6 21 (1.64%) Atlassian
7 20 (1.56%) Capita
8 16 (1.25%) Cognos
9 15 (1.17%) HP
10 14 (1.09%) Citrix
11 11 (0.86%) Cisco
11 11 (0.86%) McAfee
12 10 (0.78%) IBM
13 8 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
13 8 (0.62%) SolarWinds
14 7 (0.55%) Apple
15 6 (0.47%) Intel
15 6 (0.47%) Red Hat
16 5 (0.39%) Google
16 5 (0.39%) Sophos