Period
to 24 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 24 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
24 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 1503 1572 1866
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.63% 14.44% 15.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.00% 14.89% 16.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1202 1366 1507
South West median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10th Percentile £21,775 £21,625 £21,000
90th Percentile £50,000 £52,500 £50,550
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 10020 10556 11566
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.55% 96.96% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 8299 8909 9807
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 £24,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

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 24 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 24 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 +1 572 £37,500 +2.74% 45
Wiltshire +1 322 £35,000 -4.11% 21
Gloucestershire +5 249 £35,000 - 9
Somerset -14 117 £35,000 -2.78% 9
Dorset -3 96 £37,500 +33.93% 17
Devon +9 82 £26,500 -11.67% 6
Cornwall +15 39 £40,000 +48.15% 3
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 394 (26.21%) Finance
2 383 (25.48%) SQL
3 363 (24.15%) Agile Software Development
4 362 (24.09%) Microsoft
5 281 (18.70%) Windows
6 250 (16.63%) Analytical Skills
7 220 (14.64%) ITIL
8 207 (13.77%) Business Analysis
9 187 (12.44%) SQL Server
10 169 (11.24%) Security Cleared
11 161 (10.71%) Test Automation
12 149 (9.91%) Degree
13 148 (9.85%) Microsoft Office
14 143 (9.51%) Business Intelligence
15 139 (9.25%) Microsoft Excel
15 139 (9.25%) Stakeholder Management
16 137 (9.12%) Active Directory
17 111 (7.39%) .NET
18 108 (7.19%) SC Cleared
19 107 (7.12%) SDLC
19 107 (7.12%) Project Management
20 99 (6.59%) C#
21 98 (6.52%) QA
22 96 (6.39%) Selenium
23 94 (6.25%) Scrum
24 92 (6.12%) User Acceptance Testing
24 92 (6.12%) Windows 7
25 91 (6.05%) TCP/IP
25 91 (6.05%) Windows Server
26 87 (5.79%) Data Analysis

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 (4.72%) SharePoint
2 41 (2.73%) IIS
3 29 (1.93%) Skype for Business
4 25 (1.66%) MS Exchange
5 21 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2010
6 20 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 20 (1.33%) Tomcat
7 19 (1.26%) SAS
8 13 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
9 12 (0.80%) Apache
10 11 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
10 11 (0.73%) Confluence
11 10 (0.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 9 (0.60%) Umbraco
13 7 (0.47%) CMS
14 5 (0.33%) GlassFish
14 5 (0.33%) JBoss
14 5 (0.33%) Mule
14 5 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
15 4 (0.27%) Moodle
Applications
1 148 (9.85%) Microsoft Office
2 139 (9.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 40 (2.66%) MS Visio
4 38 (2.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 17 (1.13%) Microsoft Project
6 14 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
7 11 (0.73%) SPSS
8 4 (0.27%) SPSS Modeler
9 2 (0.13%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.13%) Open Workbench
10 1 (0.067%) Revit
10 1 (0.067%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 29 (1.93%) Oracle EBS
2 23 (1.53%) Dynamics AX
3 22 (1.46%) Oracle EBS R12
4 14 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
4 14 (0.93%) Oracle 11i
5 11 (0.73%) SAP CO
5 11 (0.73%) SAP FI
5 11 (0.73%) SAP FI/CO
6 9 (0.60%) Oracle HRMS
6 9 (0.60%) Oracle Payroll
7 7 (0.47%) Oracle Financials
8 6 (0.40%) Oracle ASCP
9 5 (0.33%) ResourceLink
9 5 (0.33%) Visualfiles
10 4 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
10 4 (0.27%) Sage 1000
10 4 (0.27%) SAP FSCM
10 4 (0.27%) Unit4 Business World
11 3 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
11 3 (0.20%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 53 (3.53%) Office 365
2 24 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (0.53%) SaaS
5 5 (0.33%) BrowserStack
5 5 (0.33%) Google Analytics
5 5 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (0.33%) IaaS
6 3 (0.20%) G Suite
6 3 (0.20%) Sauce Labs
7 1 (0.067%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.067%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.067%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.067%) GitHub
7 1 (0.067%) Trello
7 1 (0.067%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 91 (6.05%) TCP/IP
2 73 (4.86%) Firewall
3 66 (4.39%) DNS
4 56 (3.73%) DHCP
5 42 (2.79%) Internet
6 40 (2.66%) HTTP
7 39 (2.59%) LAN
8 38 (2.53%) WAN
9 32 (2.13%) VPN
10 31 (2.06%) FTP
11 27 (1.80%) SMTP
12 26 (1.73%) Network Security
13 21 (1.40%) Wireless
14 19 (1.26%) LDAP
14 19 (1.26%) SAN
15 17 (1.13%) Skype
16 15 (1.00%) SMS
17 14 (0.93%) Intrusion Detection
17 14 (0.93%) SSL
17 14 (0.93%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 187 (12.44%) SQL Server
2 53 (3.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 46 (3.06%) BusinessObjects
4 42 (2.79%) Data Warehouse
5 38 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 34 (2.26%) QlikView
7 22 (1.46%) Relational Database
8 20 (1.33%) Power BI
9 18 (1.20%) MySQL
10 15 (1.00%) Crystal Reports
10 15 (1.00%) MS Access
10 15 (1.00%) Qlik Sense
11 14 (0.93%) SQL Server 2014
12 13 (0.86%) Oracle Database
13 12 (0.80%) Oracle BI EE
14 11 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 10 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
16 8 (0.53%) Data Mining
16 8 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
17 7 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 96 (6.39%) Selenium
2 51 (3.39%) JIRA
3 35 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 30 (2.00%) Cucumber
5 22 (1.46%) SoapUI
5 22 (1.46%) SpecFlow
6 17 (1.13%) ERwin
6 17 (1.13%) Visual Studio
7 15 (1.00%) HP UFT
8 12 (0.80%) Talend Open Studio
9 11 (0.73%) Git (software)
9 11 (0.73%) Jenkins
9 11 (0.73%) WebDriver
10 10 (0.67%) JUnit
10 10 (0.67%) NUnit
11 9 (0.60%) TeamCity
12 7 (0.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 6 (0.40%) Visual Studio Team System
14 5 (0.33%) PROIV
14 5 (0.33%) Zephyr
General
1 394 (26.21%) Finance
2 59 (3.93%) Retail
3 57 (3.79%) Marketing
4 48 (3.19%) Manufacturing
5 45 (2.99%) Legal
6 40 (2.66%) Law
7 38 (2.53%) Banking
8 36 (2.40%) Telecoms
9 25 (1.66%) Back Office
10 19 (1.26%) Electronics
11 13 (0.86%) Advertising
12 12 (0.80%) Investment Banking
13 10 (0.67%) Front Office
14 7 (0.47%) Aerospace
15 6 (0.40%) Military
16 5 (0.33%) Billing
17 3 (0.20%) Financial Institution
17 3 (0.20%) Local Government
17 3 (0.20%) Private Banking
17 3 (0.20%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (7.39%) .NET
2 41 (2.73%) HTML
3 34 (2.26%) XML
4 28 (1.86%) CSS
5 27 (1.80%) ASP.NET
6 23 (1.53%) SOAP
7 20 (1.33%) Software Packaging
8 19 (1.26%) Web Services
9 13 (0.86%) Gherkin
10 11 (0.73%) EDI
11 9 (0.60%) HTML5
11 9 (0.60%) WinForms
12 8 (0.53%) Classic ASP
13 7 (0.47%) JSON
13 7 (0.47%) XSLT
14 5 (0.33%) SAML
14 5 (0.33%) Velocity
15 4 (0.27%) .NET Framework
15 4 (0.27%) LAMP
15 4 (0.27%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 250 (16.63%) Analytical Skills
2 77 (5.12%) Management Information System
3 36 (2.40%) Cyberthreat
4 33 (2.20%) Driving Licence
5 31 (2.06%) Fintech
6 27 (1.80%) Computer Science
7 22 (1.46%) Security Operations Centre
8 18 (1.20%) User Experience
9 17 (1.13%) Derivative
9 17 (1.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 17 (1.13%) OTC Derivatives
10 16 (1.06%) Replication
11 15 (1.00%) Data Centre
12 12 (0.80%) Blackberry
13 10 (0.67%) SCADA
13 10 (0.67%) Video Conferencing
13 10 (0.67%) Virtual Team
14 9 (0.60%) CMDB
14 9 (0.60%) Smartphone
15 8 (0.53%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 281 (18.70%) Windows
2 92 (6.12%) Windows 7
3 91 (6.05%) Windows Server
4 76 (5.06%) Linux
5 58 (3.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 57 (3.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 51 (3.39%) Windows 10
8 49 (3.26%) Unix
9 23 (1.53%) Windows 8
10 15 (1.00%) Mac OS X
11 14 (0.93%) Windows XP
12 13 (0.86%) AIX
13 11 (0.73%) Android
14 10 (0.67%) CentOS
15 9 (0.60%) Apple iOS
15 9 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 7 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
17 6 (0.40%) Solaris
18 4 (0.27%) Windows Phone
19 3 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 363 (24.15%) Agile Software Development
2 220 (14.64%) ITIL
3 207 (13.77%) Business Analysis
4 161 (10.71%) Test Automation
5 143 (9.51%) Business Intelligence
6 139 (9.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 107 (7.12%) Project Management
7 107 (7.12%) SDLC
8 94 (6.25%) Scrum
9 92 (6.12%) User Acceptance Testing
10 87 (5.79%) Data Analysis
11 86 (5.72%) Waterfall
12 84 (5.59%) Information Security
13 79 (5.26%) Analytics
13 79 (5.26%) Test Scripting
14 69 (4.59%) Manual Testing
15 64 (4.26%) Test Management
15 64 (4.26%) User Stories
16 56 (3.73%) Software Testing
17 55 (3.66%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 383 (25.48%) SQL
2 99 (6.59%) C#
3 80 (5.32%) Java
4 49 (3.26%) PowerShell
5 31 (2.06%) JavaScript
6 28 (1.86%) Python
6 28 (1.86%) VB
7 26 (1.73%) PHP
7 26 (1.73%) PL/SQL
7 26 (1.73%) VBA
8 17 (1.13%) T-SQL
9 16 (1.06%) Shell Script
10 14 (0.93%) Bash Shell
11 11 (0.73%) R
12 9 (0.60%) C
12 9 (0.60%) Perl
12 9 (0.60%) VB.NET
13 5 (0.33%) RPG
13 5 (0.33%) RPG IV
14 4 (0.27%) sed
Qualifications
1 169 (11.24%) Security Cleared
2 149 (9.91%) Degree
3 108 (7.19%) SC Cleared
4 72 (4.79%) ISTQB
5 70 (4.66%) DV Cleared
6 66 (4.39%) ISEB
7 58 (3.86%) Microsoft Certification
8 56 (3.73%) CISSP
9 51 (3.39%) CCNA
9 51 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
10 33 (2.20%) SANS
11 31 (2.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 27 (1.80%) GCIA
13 24 (1.60%) CREST Certified
14 23 (1.53%) GCIH
15 21 (1.40%) MCSE
16 20 (1.33%) GIAC
17 17 (1.13%) MCSA
18 16 (1.06%) Numerate Degree
19 15 (1.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (6.52%) QA
2 49 (3.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 46 (3.06%) SLA
4 39 (2.59%) PMO
5 29 (1.93%) PCI DSS
6 15 (1.00%) Data Quality
7 13 (0.86%) GDPR
8 7 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 4 (0.27%) Solvency II
10 2 (0.13%) ISO 22301
11 1 (0.067%) COBIT
11 1 (0.067%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.067%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.067%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.067%) JSP 440
System Software
1 137 (9.12%) Active Directory
2 55 (3.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (1.46%) Snort
3 22 (1.46%) VMware ESXi
4 20 (1.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 10 (0.67%) vSphere
6 9 (0.60%) NFS
7 7 (0.47%) XenApp
8 3 (0.20%) Shibboleth
9 2 (0.13%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.067%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.067%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 35 (2.33%) SCCM
2 20 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
3 13 (0.86%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 12 (0.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 9 (0.60%) vMotion
6 7 (0.47%) Backup Exec
6 7 (0.47%) Computer Incident Response Team
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 (0.27%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
9 4 (0.27%) Microsoft Clustering
9 4 (0.27%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 3 (0.20%) RSA enVision
10 3 (0.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 2 (0.13%) Oracle Statspack
11 2 (0.13%) SCOrch
11 2 (0.13%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 362 (24.09%) Microsoft
2 80 (5.32%) VMware
3 66 (4.39%) Oracle
4 52 (3.46%) Cisco
5 44 (2.93%) SAP
6 40 (2.66%) Tableau
7 30 (2.00%) Citrix
8 29 (1.93%) HP
9 18 (1.20%) Apple
10 16 (1.06%) ArcSight
10 16 (1.06%) Veeam
11 14 (0.93%) NetApp
12 13 (0.86%) Cognizant
12 13 (0.86%) Google
12 13 (0.86%) Red Hat
13 12 (0.80%) Dell
13 12 (0.80%) Talend
14 10 (0.67%) Adobe
14 10 (0.67%) iManage
14 10 (0.67%) Nintex