Period
to 25 February 2018

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 13 13
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 1,299 1,450 1,781
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 12.82% 14.03% 15.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.22% 14.47% 15.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1,007 1,238 1,442
South West median annual salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.41% +1.43% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
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 9,828 10,019 11,403
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.02% 96.91% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 8,095 8,387 9,590
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £24,500 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £62,500
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 25 February 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 25 February 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 -1 474 £37,500 - 82
Gloucestershire +8 221 £32,750 -12.67% 39
Wiltshire -5 217 £32,500 -4.41% 18
Dorset 0 122 £33,500 +11.67% 26
Somerset -10 107 £36,000 +2.86% 21
Devon -2 56 £22,500 -32.84% 24
Cornwall -6 46 £35,000 -12.50% 7
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 335 (25.79%) Finance
2 329 (25.33%) SQL
3 283 (21.79%) Microsoft
4 276 (21.25%) Agile Software Development
5 244 (18.78%) Windows
6 232 (17.86%) ITIL
7 224 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
8 189 (14.55%) SQL Server
9 173 (13.32%) Degree
10 171 (13.16%) Business Analysis
11 169 (13.01%) Security Cleared
12 146 (11.24%) Microsoft Office
13 143 (11.01%) Microsoft Excel
14 140 (10.78%) Business Intelligence
15 114 (8.78%) Test Automation
16 111 (8.55%) Active Directory
17 101 (7.78%) Stakeholder Management
18 98 (7.54%) Project Management
19 88 (6.77%) Oracle
20 87 (6.70%) Windows 7
21 86 (6.62%) SC Cleared
22 84 (6.47%) Waterfall
23 79 (6.08%) Windows Server
24 76 (5.85%) Scrum
25 75 (5.77%) Information Security
25 75 (5.77%) QA
26 74 (5.70%) .NET
27 72 (5.54%) Java
27 72 (5.54%) Data Analysis
28 71 (5.47%) 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 57 (4.39%) SharePoint
2 38 (2.93%) MS Exchange
2 38 (2.93%) Skype for Business
3 23 (1.77%) Confluence
4 22 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 22 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
4 22 (1.69%) IIS
5 18 (1.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 12 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
6 12 (0.92%) SAS
6 12 (0.92%) Tomcat
7 11 (0.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 9 (0.69%) Apache
8 9 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
9 8 (0.62%) Oracle Workflow
10 7 (0.54%) CMS
10 7 (0.54%) Umbraco
11 6 (0.46%) JBoss
12 5 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
12 5 (0.38%) Mule
Applications
1 146 (11.24%) Microsoft Office
2 143 (11.01%) Microsoft Excel
3 40 (3.08%) MS Visio
4 31 (2.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 18 (1.39%) Spreadsheet
6 13 (1.00%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.15%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.15%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.077%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 41 (3.16%) Oracle EBS
2 32 (2.46%) Oracle EBS R12
3 17 (1.31%) Dynamics AX
4 15 (1.15%) Oracle ASCP
5 14 (1.08%) Oracle 11i
6 12 (0.92%) Dynamics NAV
6 12 (0.92%) Oracle ERP
7 11 (0.85%) Oracle Payroll
8 10 (0.77%) Oracle Financials
8 10 (0.77%) Oracle HRMS
8 10 (0.77%) Oracle Payables
8 10 (0.77%) Oracle Receivables
8 10 (0.77%) SAP CO
8 10 (0.77%) SAP FI
8 10 (0.77%) SAP FI/CO
9 8 (0.62%) Elite 3E
9 8 (0.62%) Magento
9 8 (0.62%) Oracle Applications
9 8 (0.62%) Oracle SCM
9 8 (0.62%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 61 (4.70%) Office 365
2 28 (2.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (1.92%) SaaS
4 20 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (0.38%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.31%) Slack
8 3 (0.23%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.23%) Taleo
9 2 (0.15%) Azure Data Factory
10 1 (0.077%) BrowserStack
10 1 (0.077%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.077%) GitHub
10 1 (0.077%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.077%) Google Tag Manager
10 1 (0.077%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.077%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.077%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.077%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 71 (5.47%) TCP/IP
2 44 (3.39%) Firewall
3 42 (3.23%) DNS
4 31 (2.39%) HTTP
5 30 (2.31%) DHCP
5 30 (2.31%) Skype
6 29 (2.23%) WAN
7 23 (1.77%) Internet
8 21 (1.62%) LAN
9 19 (1.46%) FTP
10 18 (1.39%) VPN
11 16 (1.23%) Intrusion Detection
11 16 (1.23%) Wireless
12 14 (1.08%) SSL
12 14 (1.08%) tcpdump
12 14 (1.08%) Wireshark
13 13 (1.00%) Network Security
14 12 (0.92%) SMTP
15 11 (0.85%) Telnet
16 9 (0.69%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (14.55%) SQL Server
2 55 (4.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 47 (3.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 45 (3.46%) Data Warehouse
5 37 (2.85%) BusinessObjects
6 34 (2.62%) Power BI
7 32 (2.46%) MySQL
8 25 (1.92%) Relational Database
9 24 (1.85%) Oracle BI EE
9 24 (1.85%) QlikView
10 19 (1.46%) Crystal Reports
11 18 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 17 (1.31%) Oracle Database
13 13 (1.00%) MS Access
13 13 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
14 12 (0.92%) Big Data
14 12 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
15 10 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
15 10 (0.77%) Qlik Sense
15 10 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 58 (4.46%) JIRA
2 45 (3.46%) Selenium
3 30 (2.31%) Cucumber
4 29 (2.23%) Jenkins
5 18 (1.39%) SpecFlow
6 15 (1.15%) Bitbucket
7 12 (0.92%) ERwin
8 11 (0.85%) NUnit
8 11 (0.85%) Visual Studio
9 10 (0.77%) SoapUI
9 10 (0.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 10 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (0.69%) Git (software)
10 9 (0.69%) TeamCity
11 8 (0.62%) Toad
12 7 (0.54%) JUnit
12 7 (0.54%) Visual Studio Team System
12 7 (0.54%) WebDriver
12 7 (0.54%) Zephyr
13 5 (0.38%) Hudson
General
1 335 (25.79%) Finance
2 56 (4.31%) Law
3 47 (3.62%) Legal
4 46 (3.54%) Retail
5 39 (3.00%) Manufacturing
5 39 (3.00%) Marketing
6 36 (2.77%) Telecoms
7 32 (2.46%) Banking
8 27 (2.08%) Back Office
9 17 (1.31%) Advertising
10 8 (0.62%) Electronics
10 8 (0.62%) Investment Banking
11 7 (0.54%) Billing
11 7 (0.54%) Front Office
12 5 (0.38%) Automotive
13 4 (0.31%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.31%) General Ledger
14 3 (0.23%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.15%) Games
15 2 (0.15%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (5.70%) .NET
2 37 (2.85%) HTML
3 36 (2.77%) XML
4 27 (2.08%) CSS
5 24 (1.85%) ASP.NET
6 18 (1.39%) LDAP
7 16 (1.23%) Web Services
8 14 (1.08%) SOAP
9 12 (0.92%) REST
10 10 (0.77%) Middleware
11 9 (0.69%) Gherkin
12 8 (0.62%) Classic ASP
12 8 (0.62%) Oracle Fusion
12 8 (0.62%) XSLT
13 7 (0.54%) Software Packaging
14 5 (0.38%) HTML5
14 5 (0.38%) JSON
14 5 (0.38%) SAML
14 5 (0.38%) WinForms
15 4 (0.31%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 224 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
2 61 (4.70%) Management Information System
3 29 (2.23%) iPhone
4 25 (1.92%) Computer Science
5 23 (1.77%) Cyberthreat
5 23 (1.77%) Driving Licence
6 19 (1.46%) Blackberry
6 19 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
7 18 (1.39%) User Experience
8 15 (1.15%) Derivative
8 15 (1.15%) Fintech
8 15 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 15 (1.15%) Linux Command Line
8 15 (1.15%) OTC Derivatives
9 14 (1.08%) Data Centre
9 14 (1.08%) Mobile App
10 12 (0.92%) Virtual Team
11 11 (0.85%) Clustering
12 9 (0.69%) CMDB
12 9 (0.69%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 244 (18.78%) Windows
2 87 (6.70%) Windows 7
3 79 (6.08%) Windows Server
4 65 (5.00%) Linux
5 57 (4.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 52 (4.00%) Unix
7 49 (3.77%) Windows 10
8 41 (3.16%) Windows Server 2012
9 28 (2.16%) Windows 8
10 20 (1.54%) Mac OS X
11 12 (0.92%) Apple iOS
12 10 (0.77%) Android
13 9 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (0.62%) Windows XP
15 6 (0.46%) AIX
15 6 (0.46%) Solaris
16 5 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 4 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
18 2 (0.15%) CentOS
18 2 (0.15%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 276 (21.25%) Agile Software Development
2 232 (17.86%) ITIL
3 171 (13.16%) Business Analysis
4 140 (10.78%) Business Intelligence
5 114 (8.78%) Test Automation
6 101 (7.78%) Stakeholder Management
7 98 (7.54%) Project Management
8 84 (6.47%) Waterfall
9 76 (5.85%) Scrum
10 75 (5.77%) Information Security
11 72 (5.54%) Data Analysis
12 71 (5.47%) ERP
13 70 (5.39%) SDLC
13 70 (5.39%) Service Management
14 67 (5.16%) Test Scripting
15 64 (4.93%) Analytics
16 62 (4.77%) User Acceptance Testing
16 62 (4.77%) User Stories
17 61 (4.70%) Process Improvement
18 51 (3.93%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 329 (25.33%) SQL
2 72 (5.54%) Java
3 60 (4.62%) C#
4 35 (2.69%) JavaScript
5 34 (2.62%) PowerShell
6 29 (2.23%) PL/SQL
7 27 (2.08%) C
8 24 (1.85%) Python
9 23 (1.77%) T-SQL
10 19 (1.46%) VBA
11 17 (1.31%) Bash Shell
12 16 (1.23%) Shell Script
13 15 (1.15%) PHP
14 14 (1.08%) VB.NET
15 13 (1.00%) VB
16 8 (0.62%) R
17 7 (0.54%) C++
18 5 (0.38%) Ruby
19 4 (0.31%) Objective-C
19 4 (0.31%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 173 (13.32%) Degree
2 169 (13.01%) Security Cleared
3 86 (6.62%) SC Cleared
4 53 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 52 (4.00%) DV Cleared
6 46 (3.54%) ISEB
7 35 (2.69%) ISTQB
8 25 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
9 19 (1.46%) CCNA
9 19 (1.46%) Cisco Certification
10 18 (1.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 17 (1.31%) CISSP
11 17 (1.31%) GIAC
12 14 (1.08%) Numerate Degree
13 12 (0.92%) CREST Certified
13 12 (0.92%) GCIA
13 12 (0.92%) MCSA
14 11 (0.85%) SANS
15 10 (0.77%) GCIH
16 9 (0.69%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (5.77%) QA
2 54 (4.16%) SLA
3 50 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 36 (2.77%) PMO
5 22 (1.69%) GDPR
6 19 (1.46%) Data Quality
7 15 (1.15%) PCI DSS
8 11 (0.85%) COBIT
9 8 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 4 (0.31%) Solvency II
11 2 (0.15%) ISO 22301
11 2 (0.15%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.15%) JSP 440
11 2 (0.15%) MiFID
12 1 (0.077%) Cyber Essentials
12 1 (0.077%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 1 (0.077%) P3O
System Software
1 111 (8.55%) Active Directory
2 38 (2.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (1.54%) Snort
4 16 (1.23%) Docker
5 8 (0.62%) Hyper-V
6 7 (0.54%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.23%) XenApp
8 1 (0.077%) Firmware
8 1 (0.077%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.077%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 26 (2.00%) SCCM
2 12 (0.92%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 9 (0.69%) SCOM
3 9 (0.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 8 (0.62%) Backup Exec
5 7 (0.54%) Computer Incident Response Team
5 7 (0.54%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 6 (0.46%) Puppet
7 5 (0.38%) EnCase
7 5 (0.38%) Microsoft Clustering
7 5 (0.38%) Single Sign-On
7 5 (0.38%) Suricata
8 3 (0.23%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 3 (0.23%) Nexpose
9 2 (0.15%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
9 2 (0.15%) HP ALM
9 2 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.077%) Ansible
10 1 (0.077%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.077%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 283 (21.79%) Microsoft
2 88 (6.77%) Oracle
3 53 (4.08%) VMware
4 41 (3.16%) Tableau
5 33 (2.54%) SAP
6 24 (1.85%) Apple
7 21 (1.62%) Cisco
8 17 (1.31%) Citrix
9 15 (1.15%) Atlassian
10 14 (1.08%) iManage
10 14 (1.08%) Veeam
11 12 (0.92%) Google
12 11 (0.85%) Cognos
13 10 (0.77%) HP
14 9 (0.69%) Capita
14 9 (0.69%) Nintex
14 9 (0.69%) Remedy
14 9 (0.69%) Siebel
15 8 (0.62%) Informatica
16 7 (0.54%) Cadence