Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 14 13
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 1514 1562 1866
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.72% 14.51% 15.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.09% 14.96% 16.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1218 1365 1504
South West median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10th Percentile £21,925 £21,808 £21,000
90th Percentile £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
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 10031 10440 11540
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.53% 96.98% 97.11%
Number of salaries quoted 8317 8817 9769
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,700 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £62,300
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 +1 573 £37,500 +2.74% 47
Wiltshire +1 328 £35,000 -6.67% 16
Gloucestershire +3 253 £35,000 -6.67% 19
Somerset -16 122 £35,000 -2.78% 12
Dorset -1 94 £37,500 +25.00% 17
Devon +6 83 £26,839 -10.54% 2
Cornwall +12 38 £40,000 +50.94%
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 400 (26.42%) Finance
2 389 (25.69%) SQL
3 370 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
4 366 (24.17%) Microsoft
5 278 (18.36%) Windows
6 250 (16.51%) Analytical Skills
7 217 (14.33%) ITIL
8 207 (13.67%) Business Analysis
9 188 (12.42%) SQL Server
10 175 (11.56%) Test Automation
11 168 (11.10%) Security Cleared
12 149 (9.84%) Degree
13 147 (9.71%) Microsoft Office
14 142 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
14 142 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
15 141 (9.31%) Microsoft Excel
16 136 (8.98%) Active Directory
17 111 (7.33%) .NET
18 109 (7.20%) SDLC
19 108 (7.13%) Project Management
20 106 (7.00%) C#
21 105 (6.94%) Selenium
22 104 (6.87%) SC Cleared
23 103 (6.80%) QA
24 95 (6.27%) Scrum
25 93 (6.14%) User Acceptance Testing
26 91 (6.01%) Waterfall
27 90 (5.94%) Windows 7
27 90 (5.94%) Windows Server
28 87 (5.75%) TCP/IP

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 (4.69%) SharePoint
2 41 (2.71%) IIS
3 29 (1.92%) Skype for Business
4 24 (1.59%) MS Exchange
5 20 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
5 20 (1.32%) Tomcat
6 19 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2013
6 19 (1.25%) SAS
7 13 (0.86%) Confluence
7 13 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
8 12 (0.79%) Apache
9 11 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
10 9 (0.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 9 (0.59%) Umbraco
11 7 (0.46%) CMS
12 5 (0.33%) GlassFish
12 5 (0.33%) JBoss
12 5 (0.33%) Mule
12 5 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (0.26%) Moodle
Applications
1 147 (9.71%) Microsoft Office
2 141 (9.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 40 (2.64%) MS Visio
4 39 (2.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 17 (1.12%) Microsoft Project
6 13 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
7 11 (0.73%) SPSS
8 4 (0.26%) SPSS Modeler
9 2 (0.13%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.13%) Open Workbench
10 1 (0.066%) Revit
10 1 (0.066%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 27 (1.78%) Oracle EBS
2 25 (1.65%) Dynamics AX
3 21 (1.39%) Oracle EBS R12
4 14 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
4 14 (0.92%) Oracle 11i
5 11 (0.73%) SAP CO
5 11 (0.73%) SAP FI
5 11 (0.73%) SAP FI/CO
6 9 (0.59%) Oracle HRMS
6 9 (0.59%) Oracle Payroll
7 6 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
7 6 (0.40%) Unit4 Business World
8 5 (0.33%) ResourceLink
8 5 (0.33%) Visualfiles
9 4 (0.26%) Oracle ASCP
9 4 (0.26%) Sage 1000
9 4 (0.26%) SAP FSCM
10 3 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
10 3 (0.20%) SAP R/3
11 2 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 54 (3.57%) Office 365
2 23 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (0.53%) SaaS
5 6 (0.40%) BrowserStack
6 5 (0.33%) Google Analytics
6 5 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (0.33%) IaaS
7 4 (0.26%) Sauce Labs
8 3 (0.20%) G Suite
9 1 (0.066%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.066%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.066%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.066%) GitHub
9 1 (0.066%) Trello
9 1 (0.066%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 87 (5.75%) TCP/IP
2 71 (4.69%) Firewall
3 63 (4.16%) DNS
4 54 (3.57%) DHCP
5 41 (2.71%) Internet
6 38 (2.51%) HTTP
6 38 (2.51%) LAN
7 37 (2.44%) WAN
8 31 (2.05%) VPN
9 29 (1.92%) FTP
10 25 (1.65%) SMTP
11 24 (1.59%) Network Security
12 19 (1.25%) SAN
12 19 (1.25%) Wireless
13 17 (1.12%) LDAP
13 17 (1.12%) Skype
14 15 (0.99%) SMS
15 13 (0.86%) Intrusion Detection
16 12 (0.79%) SSL
16 12 (0.79%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 188 (12.42%) SQL Server
2 55 (3.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 43 (2.84%) BusinessObjects
4 40 (2.64%) Data Warehouse
5 38 (2.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 34 (2.25%) QlikView
7 21 (1.39%) Relational Database
8 19 (1.25%) MySQL
8 19 (1.25%) Power BI
9 15 (0.99%) Crystal Reports
9 15 (0.99%) MS Access
10 14 (0.92%) Qlik Sense
10 14 (0.92%) SQL Server 2014
11 13 (0.86%) Oracle Database
12 11 (0.73%) Oracle BI EE
12 11 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 10 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
14 8 (0.53%) Data Mining
14 8 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
15 7 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 105 (6.94%) Selenium
2 54 (3.57%) JIRA
3 36 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 35 (2.31%) Cucumber
5 25 (1.65%) SoapUI
6 23 (1.52%) SpecFlow
7 19 (1.25%) Visual Studio
8 16 (1.06%) HP UFT
9 15 (0.99%) ERwin
10 13 (0.86%) WebDriver
11 12 (0.79%) Git (software)
11 12 (0.79%) Jenkins
11 12 (0.79%) JUnit
11 12 (0.79%) Talend Open Studio
12 10 (0.66%) NUnit
12 10 (0.66%) TeamCity
13 7 (0.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 6 (0.40%) Visual Studio Team System
15 5 (0.33%) PROIV
15 5 (0.33%) TestNG
General
1 400 (26.42%) Finance
2 60 (3.96%) Marketing
2 60 (3.96%) Retail
3 53 (3.50%) Manufacturing
4 44 (2.91%) Legal
5 40 (2.64%) Banking
6 38 (2.51%) Law
7 36 (2.38%) Telecoms
8 25 (1.65%) Back Office
9 21 (1.39%) Electronics
10 14 (0.92%) Advertising
11 12 (0.79%) Investment Banking
12 10 (0.66%) Front Office
13 7 (0.46%) Aerospace
14 6 (0.40%) Military
15 5 (0.33%) Billing
16 4 (0.26%) Private Banking
17 3 (0.20%) Local Government
17 3 (0.20%) Publishing
17 3 (0.20%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (7.33%) .NET
2 44 (2.91%) HTML
3 34 (2.25%) XML
4 30 (1.98%) CSS
5 28 (1.85%) ASP.NET
6 25 (1.65%) SOAP
7 21 (1.39%) Software Packaging
8 19 (1.25%) Web Services
9 13 (0.86%) Gherkin
10 11 (0.73%) EDI
11 9 (0.59%) HTML5
11 9 (0.59%) WinForms
12 8 (0.53%) Classic ASP
12 8 (0.53%) JSON
13 7 (0.46%) XSLT
14 5 (0.33%) .NET Framework
14 5 (0.33%) SAML
14 5 (0.33%) Velocity
15 4 (0.26%) LAMP
15 4 (0.26%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 250 (16.51%) Analytical Skills
2 75 (4.95%) Management Information System
3 34 (2.25%) Driving Licence
4 33 (2.18%) Cyberthreat
5 30 (1.98%) Fintech
6 27 (1.78%) Computer Science
7 21 (1.39%) Security Operations Centre
8 18 (1.19%) User Experience
9 17 (1.12%) Derivative
9 17 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 17 (1.12%) OTC Derivatives
10 16 (1.06%) Replication
11 15 (0.99%) Data Centre
12 11 (0.73%) Blackberry
13 10 (0.66%) SCADA
13 10 (0.66%) Video Conferencing
13 10 (0.66%) Virtual Team
14 9 (0.59%) CMDB
14 9 (0.59%) Smartphone
15 8 (0.53%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 278 (18.36%) Windows
2 90 (5.94%) Windows 7
2 90 (5.94%) Windows Server
3 74 (4.89%) Linux
4 59 (3.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 57 (3.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 49 (3.24%) Unix
6 49 (3.24%) Windows 10
7 22 (1.45%) Windows 8
8 14 (0.92%) Mac OS X
8 14 (0.92%) Windows XP
9 13 (0.86%) AIX
10 11 (0.73%) Android
11 10 (0.66%) CentOS
12 9 (0.59%) Apple iOS
12 9 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (0.40%) Solaris
15 4 (0.26%) Windows Phone
16 3 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 370 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
2 217 (14.33%) ITIL
3 207 (13.67%) Business Analysis
4 175 (11.56%) Test Automation
5 142 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
5 142 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 109 (7.20%) SDLC
7 108 (7.13%) Project Management
8 95 (6.27%) Scrum
9 93 (6.14%) User Acceptance Testing
10 91 (6.01%) Waterfall
11 86 (5.68%) Test Scripting
12 85 (5.61%) Data Analysis
13 80 (5.28%) Information Security
14 77 (5.09%) Analytics
15 71 (4.69%) Manual Testing
16 65 (4.29%) User Stories
17 64 (4.23%) Test Management
18 60 (3.96%) Software Testing
19 55 (3.63%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 389 (25.69%) SQL
2 106 (7.00%) C#
3 86 (5.68%) Java
4 50 (3.30%) PowerShell
5 34 (2.25%) JavaScript
6 30 (1.98%) Python
7 29 (1.92%) VB
8 26 (1.72%) PHP
8 26 (1.72%) PL/SQL
8 26 (1.72%) VBA
9 19 (1.25%) T-SQL
10 16 (1.06%) Shell Script
11 14 (0.92%) Bash Shell
12 11 (0.73%) R
13 9 (0.59%) Perl
13 9 (0.59%) VB.NET
14 8 (0.53%) C
15 7 (0.46%) Ruby
16 6 (0.40%) C++
16 6 (0.40%) RPG
Qualifications
1 168 (11.10%) Security Cleared
2 149 (9.84%) Degree
3 104 (6.87%) SC Cleared
4 79 (5.22%) ISTQB
5 71 (4.69%) DV Cleared
5 71 (4.69%) ISEB
6 56 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 55 (3.63%) CISSP
8 50 (3.30%) CCNA
8 50 (3.30%) Cisco Certification
9 32 (2.11%) SANS
10 31 (2.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 26 (1.72%) GCIA
12 22 (1.45%) CREST Certified
12 22 (1.45%) GCIH
13 21 (1.39%) MCSE
14 19 (1.25%) GIAC
15 17 (1.12%) MCSA
16 15 (0.99%) MCP
16 15 (0.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (6.80%) QA
2 47 (3.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 45 (2.97%) SLA
4 39 (2.58%) PMO
5 28 (1.85%) PCI DSS
6 16 (1.06%) Data Quality
7 13 (0.86%) GDPR
8 7 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 4 (0.26%) Solvency II
10 2 (0.13%) ISO 22301
10 2 (0.13%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.066%) COBIT
11 1 (0.066%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.066%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.066%) JSP 440
System Software
1 136 (8.98%) Active Directory
2 55 (3.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
4 21 (1.39%) Microsoft App-V
5 20 (1.32%) Snort
6 10 (0.66%) vSphere
7 9 (0.59%) NFS
8 8 (0.53%) XenApp
9 3 (0.20%) Shibboleth
10 2 (0.13%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.13%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.066%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 36 (2.38%) SCCM
2 22 (1.45%) HP Quality Center
3 13 (0.86%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 11 (0.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 9 (0.59%) vMotion
6 7 (0.46%) Computer Incident Response Team
7 6 (0.40%) Backup Exec
7 6 (0.40%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 6 (0.40%) SCOM
8 5 (0.33%) EnCase
8 5 (0.33%) SolarWinds Orion
8 5 (0.33%) Suricata
9 4 (0.26%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
9 4 (0.26%) Microsoft Clustering
9 4 (0.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 3 (0.20%) RSA enVision
10 3 (0.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 2 (0.13%) SCOrch
11 2 (0.13%) SCSM
11 2 (0.13%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 366 (24.17%) Microsoft
2 80 (5.28%) VMware
3 67 (4.43%) Oracle
4 51 (3.37%) Cisco
5 47 (3.10%) SAP
6 41 (2.71%) Tableau
7 32 (2.11%) Citrix
7 32 (2.11%) HP
8 17 (1.12%) Apple
9 16 (1.06%) ArcSight
9 16 (1.06%) Veeam
10 14 (0.92%) Cognizant
11 13 (0.86%) Google
11 13 (0.86%) NetApp
11 13 (0.86%) Red Hat
12 12 (0.79%) Talend
13 11 (0.73%) Dell
14 10 (0.66%) Adobe
14 10 (0.66%) Cognos
14 10 (0.66%) Nintex