Period
to 21 January 2021

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 21 January 2021.

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
21 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 31 18 16
Rank change year-on-year -13 -2 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 353 990 1,148
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 7.64% 11.36% 11.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.96% 11.82% 12.23%
Number of salaries quoted 328 852 1,006
Median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% - -
10th Percentile £22,338 £21,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +9.76% -3.53% +6.25%

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 4,433 8,373 9,387
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.89% 96.10% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 3,609 6,907 7,568
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,450 £26,000
90th Percentile £67,850 £65,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,644
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.66% +3.29%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Analyst in the South West.

Salary trend for Analyst in the South West

Analyst
Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing Analyst in the South West over the 6 months to 21 January 2021.

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 21 January 2021. 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 -24 121 £30,000 -20.00% 15
Gloucestershire +9 73 £32,500 -9.72% 6
Wiltshire -17 63 £27,500 -21.43% 7
Dorset -3 37 £30,125 -16.32% 3
Somerset -11 30 £36,250 +9.19% 4
Devon -21 21 £35,763 +23.32% 5
Cornwall -15 3 £34,500 +25.45% 1
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2021, 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 90 (25.50%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (23.80%) Microsoft
3 76 (21.53%) SQL
4 72 (20.40%) Windows
5 63 (17.85%) Finance
6 53 (15.01%) Analytical Skills
7 51 (14.45%) Business Intelligence
8 50 (14.16%) Test Automation
9 46 (13.03%) Security Cleared
10 42 (11.90%) Active Directory
11 40 (11.33%) ITIL
12 38 (10.76%) Problem-Solving
13 36 (10.20%) Analytics
14 35 (9.92%) Azure
15 34 (9.63%) QA
15 34 (9.63%) Python
16 33 (9.35%) Telecoms
16 33 (9.35%) Office 365
17 32 (9.07%) SaaS
17 32 (9.07%) Power BI
17 32 (9.07%) Windows Server
17 32 (9.07%) Power Platform
18 31 (8.78%) Manufacturing
19 30 (8.50%) Microsoft Office
20 29 (8.22%) Marketing
21 28 (7.93%) DV Cleared
21 28 (7.93%) SAP
22 27 (7.65%) Java
22 27 (7.65%) Degree
22 27 (7.65%) JIRA

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 23 (6.52%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.55%) MS Exchange
3 8 (2.27%) Confluence
4 5 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (1.42%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (0.57%) SAS
6 1 (0.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.28%) Apache
6 1 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.28%) FileNet
6 1 (0.28%) IIS
6 1 (0.28%) LiveCycle
6 1 (0.28%) nginx
6 1 (0.28%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.28%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 30 (8.50%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (6.80%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (2.83%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.13%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.28%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.28%) Autodesk Inventor
5 1 (0.28%) Figma
5 1 (0.28%) Mathcad
5 1 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.28%) Revit
5 1 (0.28%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 5 (1.42%) NetSuite
2 4 (1.13%) Aareon QL
3 3 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.85%) Sentinel
4 2 (0.57%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.28%) FastStats
5 1 (0.28%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.28%) Sage 1000
5 1 (0.28%) Sage X3
5 1 (0.28%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.28%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.28%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 35 (9.92%) Azure
2 33 (9.35%) Office 365
3 32 (9.07%) Power Platform
3 32 (9.07%) SaaS
4 15 (4.25%) AWS
5 9 (2.55%) AWS CloudFormation
6 8 (2.27%) G Suite
7 4 (1.13%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (1.13%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.85%) AWS CloudTrail
8 3 (0.85%) BrowserStack
8 3 (0.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.57%) PowerApps
10 1 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.28%) Google Tag Manager
10 1 (0.28%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.28%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.53%) DNS
2 15 (4.25%) TCP/IP
3 9 (2.55%) DHCP
3 9 (2.55%) Firewall
3 9 (2.55%) Internet
3 9 (2.55%) SAN
4 8 (2.27%) FTP
5 7 (1.98%) LAN
5 7 (1.98%) WAN
6 5 (1.42%) Ethernet
6 5 (1.42%) Intranet
6 5 (1.42%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (1.42%) VoIP
7 3 (0.85%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (0.57%) Network Security
8 2 (0.57%) SMTP
8 2 (0.57%) VPN
9 1 (0.28%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.28%) SMS
9 1 (0.28%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (9.07%) Power BI
2 16 (4.53%) SQL Server
3 14 (3.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (2.27%) Tableau
5 5 (1.42%) MySQL
5 5 (1.42%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.13%) Data Mining
6 4 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.13%) MS Access
6 4 (1.13%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.85%) QlikView
8 2 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.57%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.28%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 1 (0.28%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.28%) OLAP
9 1 (0.28%) OLAP Cube
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.28%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 27 (7.65%) JIRA
2 17 (4.82%) Postman
3 15 (4.25%) Selenium
4 14 (3.97%) Appium
4 14 (3.97%) Git (software)
5 13 (3.68%) Selendroid
6 12 (3.40%) Fiddler
6 12 (3.40%) Rational DOORS
6 12 (3.40%) SoapUI
6 12 (3.40%) Subversion
7 7 (1.98%) Cucumber
8 6 (1.70%) Jenkins
9 3 (0.85%) WebDriver
10 2 (0.57%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.57%) Visual Studio Team System
11 1 (0.28%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.28%) InstallShield
11 1 (0.28%) Maven
11 1 (0.28%) MSI
11 1 (0.28%) Oracle APEX
General
1 63 (17.85%) Finance
2 33 (9.35%) Telecoms
3 31 (8.78%) Manufacturing
4 29 (8.22%) Marketing
5 26 (7.37%) Public Sector
6 22 (6.23%) Electronics
7 16 (4.53%) Retail
8 11 (3.12%) Legal
9 9 (2.55%) Billing
10 5 (1.42%) Advertising
10 5 (1.42%) Aerospace
10 5 (1.42%) Banking
10 5 (1.42%) Military
11 4 (1.13%) Law
12 3 (0.85%) Back Office
13 2 (0.57%) Police
13 2 (0.57%) Publishing
14 1 (0.28%) French Language
14 1 (0.28%) Games
14 1 (0.28%) Social Housing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.97%) .NET
2 12 (3.40%) RESTful
3 7 (1.98%) HTML
4 6 (1.70%) CSS
4 6 (1.70%) JSON
5 4 (1.13%) Swagger
6 3 (0.85%) Gherkin
7 2 (0.57%) Behat
7 2 (0.57%) Middleware
7 2 (0.57%) REST
8 1 (0.28%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.28%) COM
8 1 (0.28%) CSS3
8 1 (0.28%) EDI
8 1 (0.28%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 53 (15.01%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (6.23%) Management Information System
3 19 (5.38%) Mobile App
4 15 (4.25%) Cyberthreat
5 12 (3.40%) Wiki
6 11 (3.12%) Self-Motivation
7 8 (2.27%) Smartphone
8 5 (1.42%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (0.85%) Driving Licence
9 3 (0.85%) Public Cloud
9 3 (0.85%) User Experience
10 2 (0.57%) Analytical Mindset
10 2 (0.57%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.57%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.57%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (0.57%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.28%) AS400
11 1 (0.28%) CMDB
11 1 (0.28%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 72 (20.40%) Windows
2 32 (9.07%) Windows Server
3 24 (6.80%) Windows 10
4 23 (6.52%) Linux
5 10 (2.83%) Unix
6 8 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (1.98%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (1.70%) Windows Server 2019
9 3 (0.85%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.85%) Windows Server 2016
10 2 (0.57%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.57%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.28%) CentOS
11 1 (0.28%) Debian
11 1 (0.28%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.28%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (25.50%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (14.45%) Business Intelligence
3 50 (14.16%) Test Automation
4 40 (11.33%) ITIL
5 38 (10.76%) Problem-Solving
6 36 (10.20%) Analytics
7 26 (7.37%) Manual Testing
7 26 (7.37%) Stakeholder Management
8 24 (6.80%) Continuous Improvement
8 24 (6.80%) User Stories
9 23 (6.52%) Data Analysis
9 23 (6.52%) Digital Marketing
9 23 (6.52%) Programme Management
10 21 (5.95%) Change Management
10 21 (5.95%) DevOps
11 18 (5.10%) Business Analysis
11 18 (5.10%) Project Management
11 18 (5.10%) Waterfall
12 16 (4.53%) Use Case
12 16 (4.53%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 76 (21.53%) SQL
2 34 (9.63%) Python
3 27 (7.65%) Java
4 17 (4.82%) JavaScript
5 13 (3.68%) PowerShell
6 11 (3.12%) C#
7 9 (2.55%) VBA
8 7 (1.98%) C
8 7 (1.98%) T-SQL
9 6 (1.70%) PHP
9 6 (1.70%) VB
10 2 (0.57%) ABAP
10 2 (0.57%) C++
10 2 (0.57%) R
11 1 (0.28%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.28%) Bourne shell
11 1 (0.28%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (0.28%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.28%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 46 (13.03%) Security Cleared
2 28 (7.93%) DV Cleared
3 27 (7.65%) Degree
4 16 (4.53%) ISTQB
5 14 (3.97%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (2.83%) SC Cleared
7 8 (2.27%) MCSE
8 3 (0.85%) CISSP
8 3 (0.85%) IIBA
8 3 (0.85%) ISEB
8 3 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.57%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (0.57%) HNC
9 2 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.57%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.28%) GCIH
10 1 (0.28%) HND
10 1 (0.28%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (9.63%) QA
2 17 (4.82%) SLA
3 15 (4.25%) GDPR
4 11 (3.12%) Cyber Essentials
5 10 (2.83%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 5 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (1.13%) Data Quality
7 4 (1.13%) PMO
8 3 (0.85%) NIST
8 3 (0.85%) NIST 800
System Software
1 42 (11.90%) Active Directory
2 21 (5.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (3.97%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (2.83%) XenApp
5 8 (2.27%) Shibboleth
6 4 (1.13%) vSphere
7 1 (0.28%) Docker
7 1 (0.28%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.28%) Snort
7 1 (0.28%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.28%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (3.40%) SCCM
2 9 (2.55%) Terraform
3 8 (2.27%) McAfee ePO
3 8 (2.27%) Single Sign-On
3 8 (2.27%) SolarWinds Orion
4 6 (1.70%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 3 (0.85%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 3 (0.85%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.28%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.28%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.28%) QRadar
6 1 (0.28%) Suricata
Vendors
1 84 (23.80%) Microsoft
2 28 (7.93%) SAP
3 24 (6.80%) VMware
4 20 (5.67%) Citrix
5 12 (3.40%) Dell
5 12 (3.40%) Google
5 12 (3.40%) Intel
6 10 (2.83%) Red Hat
7 9 (2.55%) Oracle
7 9 (2.55%) Sophos
8 8 (2.27%) McAfee
8 8 (2.27%) SolarWinds
9 7 (1.98%) iManage
10 6 (1.70%) Remedy
11 5 (1.42%) Intapp
11 5 (1.42%) Splunk
12 4 (1.13%) Aareon
12 4 (1.13%) JD Edwards
12 4 (1.13%) LogRhythm
12 4 (1.13%) Sybase