Period
to 24 January 2020

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 24 January 2020.

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 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 17 17 14
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 990 1,154 1,372
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 11.44% 11.68% 13.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.91% 12.13% 13.93%
Number of salaries quoted 824 974 1,081
South West median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10th Percentile £21,000 £22,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £48,750 £55,000 £52,500
England median annual salary £41,250 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.79% +5.00% -

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 8,312 9,510 9,849
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.05% 96.25% 97.20%
Number of salaries quoted 6,767 7,593 8,110
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00% +5.26%

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 January 2020.

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 January 2020. 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 +5 365 £37,500 +7.14% 54
Wiltshire -2 198 £33,500 -11.26% 32
Gloucestershire -16 141 £36,000 +10.77% 34
Dorset +5 100 £32,500 - 16
Devon +3 84 £29,000 -10.77% 29
Somerset +5 78 £32,500 -10.96% 22
Cornwall +15 18 £27,500 - 7
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 January 2020, 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.

1 266 (26.87%) Agile Software Development
2 236 (23.84%) SQL
3 207 (20.91%) Finance
4 200 (20.20%) Microsoft
5 191 (19.29%) Windows
6 144 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
7 139 (14.04%) Problem-Solving
8 137 (13.84%) Business Intelligence
9 126 (12.73%) Test Automation
10 111 (11.21%) QA
11 110 (11.11%) Active Directory
12 102 (10.30%) ITIL
13 97 (9.80%) Office 365
14 87 (8.79%) Analytics
14 87 (8.79%) Cybersecurity
15 83 (8.38%) Scrum
16 82 (8.28%) Degree
17 80 (8.08%) Business Analysis
18 77 (7.78%) Microsoft Office
18 77 (7.78%) Power Platform
19 74 (7.47%) Power BI
20 73 (7.37%) SQL Server
21 66 (6.67%) Selenium
22 63 (6.36%) Marketing
22 63 (6.36%) Visualisation
23 61 (6.16%) Data Analysis
24 60 (6.06%) Security Cleared
25 58 (5.86%) Microsoft Excel
25 58 (5.86%) Tableau
25 58 (5.86%) Windows Server

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 (3.13%) MS Exchange
2 28 (2.83%) SharePoint
3 20 (2.02%) SAS
4 14 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (1.11%) Confluence
6 8 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (0.71%) Skype for Business
8 6 (0.61%) CMS
9 5 (0.51%) Apache Spark
9 5 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (0.51%) IIS
10 4 (0.40%) WordPress
11 3 (0.30%) ArcGIS
12 2 (0.20%) Moodle
12 2 (0.20%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.10%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.10%) WebSphere
Applications
1 77 (7.78%) Microsoft Office
2 58 (5.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 23 (2.32%) MS Visio
4 19 (1.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 15 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (0.81%) Microsoft Project
7 5 (0.51%) SPSS
8 2 (0.20%) Windchill
9 1 (0.10%) CATIA
9 1 (0.10%) OrCAD
9 1 (0.10%) PTC Creo
9 1 (0.10%) Simulink
9 1 (0.10%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 7 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.30%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.20%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.10%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.10%) Sage CRM
4 1 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 97 (9.80%) Office 365
2 77 (7.78%) Power Platform
3 53 (5.35%) Azure
4 23 (2.32%) SaaS
5 14 (1.41%) AWS
6 11 (1.11%) Google Analytics
7 10 (1.01%) Azure Active Directory
8 9 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (0.81%) Dynamics 365
10 7 (0.71%) IaaS
11 5 (0.51%) GCP
12 4 (0.40%) Google Tag Manager
13 3 (0.30%) Tricentis Tosca
14 2 (0.20%) Azure Stack
14 2 (0.20%) BlazeMeter
14 2 (0.20%) OneDrive
14 2 (0.20%) PaaS
15 1 (0.10%) Azure Data Factory
15 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Flow
15 1 (0.10%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 55 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 53 (5.35%) Firewall
3 43 (4.34%) DNS
4 34 (3.43%) Internet
5 31 (3.13%) LAN
6 28 (2.83%) WAN
7 26 (2.63%) Network Security
8 24 (2.42%) Intrusion Detection
9 23 (2.32%) DHCP
10 21 (2.12%) VoIP
10 21 (2.12%) VPN
11 18 (1.82%) Wireless
12 13 (1.31%) Remote Desktop
13 11 (1.11%) HTTP
13 11 (1.11%) Wireshark
14 10 (1.01%) Wi-Fi
14 10 (1.01%) WLAN
15 8 (0.81%) Skype
15 8 (0.81%) SSL
16 6 (0.61%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (7.47%) Power BI
2 73 (7.37%) SQL Server
3 34 (3.43%) Data Warehouse
3 34 (3.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 29 (2.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (1.52%) Relational Database
6 13 (1.31%) MySQL
6 13 (1.31%) QlikView
7 12 (1.21%) Crystal Reports
8 10 (1.01%) Big Data
8 10 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (0.91%) BusinessObjects
9 9 (0.91%) Data Mining
9 9 (0.91%) GIS
10 7 (0.71%) Hadoop
10 7 (0.71%) Qlik Sense
11 6 (0.61%) Geospatial Data
11 6 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (0.51%) BigQuery
12 5 (0.51%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 66 (6.67%) Selenium
2 50 (5.05%) JIRA
3 19 (1.92%) SoapUI
4 16 (1.62%) Cucumber
4 16 (1.62%) Postman
5 15 (1.52%) WebDriver
6 11 (1.11%) Git (software)
6 11 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (0.91%) JMeter
7 9 (0.91%) SpecFlow
7 9 (0.91%) Visual Studio
7 9 (0.91%) Visual Studio Team System
8 8 (0.81%) LoadRunner
9 7 (0.71%) NeoLoad
10 5 (0.51%) Bitbucket Server
10 5 (0.51%) HP UFT
11 4 (0.40%) Bitbucket
11 4 (0.40%) git-flow
11 4 (0.40%) Rational DOORS
12 3 (0.30%) Subversion
General
1 207 (20.91%) Finance
2 63 (6.36%) Marketing
3 57 (5.76%) Public Sector
4 44 (4.44%) Legal
5 43 (4.34%) Telecoms
6 40 (4.04%) Retail
7 39 (3.94%) Manufacturing
8 32 (3.23%) Law
9 27 (2.73%) Electronics
10 18 (1.82%) Aerospace
11 12 (1.21%) Military
12 11 (1.11%) Police
13 9 (0.91%) Banking
14 7 (0.71%) Advertising
15 6 (0.61%) Fire and Rescue
16 5 (0.51%) Japanese Language
16 5 (0.51%) Norwegian Language
17 4 (0.40%) Automotive
17 4 (0.40%) Financial Institution
17 4 (0.40%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (5.56%) Web Services
2 22 (2.22%) REST
3 20 (2.02%) RESTful
4 17 (1.72%) .NET
5 14 (1.41%) JSON
6 13 (1.31%) XML
7 10 (1.01%) SOAP
8 9 (0.91%) Gherkin
9 6 (0.61%) .NET Framework
9 6 (0.61%) ASP.NET
9 6 (0.61%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (0.61%) WinForms
10 5 (0.51%) Kafka
11 4 (0.40%) Elastic Stack
11 4 (0.40%) WCF
12 3 (0.30%) HTML
13 2 (0.20%) ADO
13 2 (0.20%) CSS
13 2 (0.20%) LAMP
13 2 (0.20%) OpenJDK
Miscellaneous
1 144 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (5.15%) Self-Motivation
3 31 (3.13%) Mobile App
4 27 (2.73%) Management Information System
5 24 (2.42%) Greenfield Project
6 17 (1.72%) Security Operations Centre
7 16 (1.62%) Driving Licence
8 15 (1.52%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 15 (1.52%) Social Media
9 12 (1.21%) Data Centre
10 11 (1.11%) AS400
11 10 (1.01%) User Experience
12 9 (0.91%) PKI
13 8 (0.81%) Cyberthreat
13 8 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
14 7 (0.71%) Cybercrime
14 7 (0.71%) Linux Command Line
15 6 (0.61%) CMDB
15 6 (0.61%) Data Structures
15 6 (0.61%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 191 (19.29%) Windows
2 58 (5.86%) Windows Server
3 52 (5.25%) Linux
4 46 (4.65%) Windows 10
5 26 (2.63%) Windows 7
6 19 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (1.41%) Unix
9 13 (1.31%) Android
9 13 (1.31%) Windows 8
10 6 (0.61%) Apple iOS
10 6 (0.61%) Mac OS
11 5 (0.51%) Solaris
12 4 (0.40%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.30%) Kali Linux
14 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.10%) CentOS
15 1 (0.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.10%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 266 (26.87%) Agile Software Development
2 139 (14.04%) Problem-Solving
3 137 (13.84%) Business Intelligence
4 126 (12.73%) Test Automation
5 102 (10.30%) ITIL
6 87 (8.79%) Analytics
6 87 (8.79%) Cybersecurity
7 83 (8.38%) Scrum
8 80 (8.08%) Business Analysis
9 63 (6.36%) Visualisation
10 61 (6.16%) Data Analysis
11 57 (5.76%) Project Management
12 51 (5.15%) Manual Testing
12 51 (5.15%) SDLC
12 51 (5.15%) SIEM
13 46 (4.65%) Waterfall
14 45 (4.55%) ITSM
15 44 (4.44%) Information Security
15 44 (4.44%) Test Scripting
15 44 (4.44%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 236 (23.84%) SQL
2 51 (5.15%) C#
2 51 (5.15%) Python
3 46 (4.65%) C
4 43 (4.34%) Java
5 41 (4.14%) PowerShell
6 34 (3.43%) JavaScript
7 26 (2.63%) R
8 21 (2.12%) VBA
9 18 (1.82%) PHP
10 10 (1.01%) Bash Shell
11 8 (0.81%) Apple Swift
11 8 (0.81%) Objective-C
12 6 (0.61%) RPG
13 5 (0.51%) HiveQL
13 5 (0.51%) Perl
13 5 (0.51%) Ruby
14 4 (0.40%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.30%) MATLAB
16 2 (0.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 82 (8.28%) Degree
2 60 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 33 (3.33%) ISTQB
4 32 (3.23%) ISEB
5 31 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 26 (2.63%) DV Cleared
7 24 (2.42%) SC Cleared
8 21 (2.12%) CISSP
9 18 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
10 15 (1.52%) CCNA
11 14 (1.41%) CompTIA Security+
12 12 (1.21%) Network+ Certification
12 12 (1.21%) SSCP
13 11 (1.11%) CISM
14 9 (0.91%) AAT
14 9 (0.91%) GIAC
14 9 (0.91%) MCSA
14 9 (0.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 7 (0.71%) CEH
15 7 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (11.21%) QA
2 48 (4.85%) SLA
3 28 (2.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (1.72%) PCI DSS
5 13 (1.31%) PMO
6 8 (0.81%) GDPR
7 5 (0.51%) Cyber Essentials
7 5 (0.51%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 5 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 4 (0.40%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.30%) COBIT
10 2 (0.20%) ISO 22301
10 2 (0.20%) NIST
System Software
1 110 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 16 (1.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.11%) vSphere
4 8 (0.81%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.61%) XenApp
6 5 (0.51%) XenDesktop
7 4 (0.40%) Apache Flume
7 4 (0.40%) Docker
7 4 (0.40%) Snort
8 3 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.10%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (1.11%) QRadar
2 9 (0.91%) SCCM
3 4 (0.40%) cPanel
3 4 (0.40%) Oozie
3 4 (0.40%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (0.30%) FortiGate
4 3 (0.30%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.20%) CASB
5 2 (0.20%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (0.20%) Puppet
5 2 (0.20%) SCOM
5 2 (0.20%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.10%) AppDNA
6 1 (0.10%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.10%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.10%) Nessus
6 1 (0.10%) Nmap
6 1 (0.10%) Terraform
6 1 (0.10%) WSUS
Vendors
1 200 (20.20%) Microsoft
2 58 (5.86%) Tableau
3 35 (3.54%) Splunk
4 33 (3.33%) SAP
4 33 (3.33%) VMware
5 24 (2.42%) Apple
5 24 (2.42%) LogRhythm
6 21 (2.12%) Oracle
7 20 (2.02%) Cisco
8 17 (1.72%) Citrix
9 15 (1.52%) Google
10 10 (1.01%) ServiceNow
11 8 (0.81%) Palo Alto
12 7 (0.71%) Atlassian
12 7 (0.71%) Cognos
12 7 (0.71%) Progress
13 6 (0.61%) AlienVault
13 6 (0.61%) HP
13 6 (0.61%) Teradata
13 6 (0.61%) Tradeweb