Period
to 21 October 2019

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 21 October 2019.

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 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 15 16 14
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 1,176 1,226 1,506
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 12.17% 11.98% 14.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.62% 12.40% 15.31%
Number of salaries quoted 959 1,019 1,223
South West median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,450 £21,750
90th Percentile £50,000 £53,550 £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 9,317 9,890 9,835
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.45% 96.64% 97.76%
Number of salaries quoted 7,487 8,134 8,170
South West median annual salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £51,767 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +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 21 October 2019.

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 October 2019. 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 +7 438 £36,000 -4.00% 66
Wiltshire -7 237 £32,500 -7.14% 41
Gloucestershire +1 169 £40,000 +14.29% 29
Dorset +7 117 £33,000 +1.54% 27
Devon +12 98 £29,569 -1.44% 21
Somerset -14 78 £37,875 +8.21% 17
Cornwall +5 23 £30,000 +62.21% 2
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 2019, 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 (28.49%) Agile Software Development
2 256 (21.77%) SQL
3 255 (21.68%) Finance
4 249 (21.17%) Microsoft
5 204 (17.35%) Windows
6 163 (13.86%) Problem-Solving
7 161 (13.69%) Active Directory
8 156 (13.27%) Analytical Skills
9 146 (12.41%) Test Automation
10 141 (11.99%) ITIL
11 138 (11.73%) Business Intelligence
12 134 (11.39%) Scrum
13 119 (10.12%) Microsoft Office
14 117 (9.95%) Security Cleared
15 112 (9.52%) Degree
16 110 (9.35%) Office 365
17 109 (9.27%) QA
18 107 (9.10%) Public Sector
19 103 (8.76%) Business Analysis
20 86 (7.31%) Manual Testing
21 85 (7.23%) Test Scripting
22 84 (7.14%) SQL Server
23 78 (6.63%) Marketing
24 76 (6.46%) Linux
24 76 (6.46%) Cybersecurity
25 75 (6.38%) Waterfall
26 74 (6.29%) C#
27 73 (6.21%) ISTQB
28 71 (6.04%) Analytics
29 67 (5.70%) User Stories

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 50 (4.25%) MS Exchange
2 29 (2.47%) SharePoint
3 21 (1.79%) Confluence
4 16 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (1.19%) SAS
6 12 (1.02%) Skype for Business
7 10 (0.85%) Apache Spark
8 9 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
8 9 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2013
9 8 (0.68%) WebLogic
9 8 (0.68%) WebSphere
10 7 (0.60%) CMS
10 7 (0.60%) IIS
11 5 (0.43%) ArcGIS
12 4 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (0.34%) WordPress
13 2 (0.17%) ArcSDE
13 2 (0.17%) GeoServer
13 2 (0.17%) Oracle Spatial
14 1 (0.085%) Umbraco
Applications
1 119 (10.12%) Microsoft Office
2 64 (5.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 25 (2.13%) MS Visio
4 15 (1.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 14 (1.19%) Microsoft Project
5 14 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.26%) SPSS
7 1 (0.085%) CATIA
7 1 (0.085%) EngageOne
7 1 (0.085%) OrCAD
7 1 (0.085%) PTC Creo
7 1 (0.085%) Simulink
7 1 (0.085%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.085%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 8 (0.68%) NetSuite
2 7 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.34%) Exchequer
5 4 (0.34%) Unit4 Business World
6 3 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (0.26%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.17%) Hyperion Planning
7 2 (0.17%) iTrent
7 2 (0.17%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.17%) Oracle HRMS
7 2 (0.17%) Oracle Payroll
7 2 (0.17%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.085%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.085%) SAP SD
8 1 (0.085%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 110 (9.35%) Office 365
2 54 (4.59%) Azure
3 50 (4.25%) Power Platform
4 28 (2.38%) AWS
5 19 (1.62%) Dynamics 365
6 13 (1.11%) GCP
7 10 (0.85%) SaaS
8 9 (0.77%) Azure Active Directory
9 8 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (0.51%) Google Analytics
10 6 (0.51%) WeChat
11 4 (0.34%) Google Tag Manager
11 4 (0.34%) PowerApps
11 4 (0.34%) Tricentis Tosca
12 3 (0.26%) iPaaS
13 2 (0.17%) Azure Stack
13 2 (0.17%) FinancialForce
13 2 (0.17%) IaaS
13 2 (0.17%) OneDrive
13 2 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 47 (4.00%) TCP/IP
2 45 (3.83%) Firewall
3 42 (3.57%) WAN
4 41 (3.49%) LAN
5 29 (2.47%) Network Security
6 28 (2.38%) DNS
7 27 (2.30%) VoIP
8 23 (1.96%) Internet
9 17 (1.45%) Intrusion Detection
10 15 (1.28%) DHCP
10 15 (1.28%) Skype
10 15 (1.28%) VPN
11 11 (0.94%) SAN
12 9 (0.77%) SSH
13 8 (0.68%) Remote Desktop
14 7 (0.60%) SSL
14 7 (0.60%) Wireshark
15 6 (0.51%) Cisco ASA
16 5 (0.43%) Intranet
16 5 (0.43%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 49 (4.17%) Power BI
3 35 (2.98%) Relational Database
4 34 (2.89%) Data Warehouse
5 32 (2.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 25 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 22 (1.87%) MySQL
8 17 (1.45%) Big Data
9 12 (1.02%) Crystal Reports
9 12 (1.02%) RDBMS
10 11 (0.94%) GIS
11 10 (0.85%) BigQuery
11 10 (0.85%) Hadoop
11 10 (0.85%) QlikView
12 9 (0.77%) Amazon Redshift
12 9 (0.77%) Apache Hive
12 9 (0.77%) Impala
13 8 (0.68%) Oracle BI EE
13 8 (0.68%) Oracle Database
14 7 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 61 (5.19%) JIRA
2 52 (4.42%) Selenium
3 28 (2.38%) LoadRunner
4 23 (1.96%) Cucumber
5 18 (1.53%) JMeter
6 17 (1.45%) Bitbucket
7 16 (1.36%) SpecFlow
8 15 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
9 14 (1.19%) Git (software)
9 14 (1.19%) HP UFT
9 14 (1.19%) WebDriver
10 13 (1.11%) SoapUI
11 11 (0.94%) Jenkins
11 11 (0.94%) Visual Studio
12 10 (0.85%) Bitbucket Server
12 10 (0.85%) git-flow
13 7 (0.60%) Rational DOORS
14 5 (0.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 4 (0.34%) NeoLoad
15 4 (0.34%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 255 (21.68%) Finance
2 107 (9.10%) Public Sector
3 78 (6.63%) Marketing
4 65 (5.53%) Manufacturing
5 63 (5.36%) Telecoms
6 49 (4.17%) Electronics
7 44 (3.74%) Retail
8 38 (3.23%) Law
9 35 (2.98%) Legal
10 20 (1.70%) Banking
11 16 (1.36%) Aerospace
12 14 (1.19%) Police
13 12 (1.02%) Back Office
14 10 (0.85%) Fire and Rescue
14 10 (0.85%) Local Government
14 10 (0.85%) Military
15 8 (0.68%) Advertising
15 8 (0.68%) International Banking
16 5 (0.43%) Japanese Language
16 5 (0.43%) Norwegian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (5.36%) Web Services
2 43 (3.66%) .NET
3 26 (2.21%) Gherkin
4 23 (1.96%) REST
5 22 (1.87%) ASP.NET
6 19 (1.62%) ASP.NET MVC
7 18 (1.53%) XML
8 17 (1.45%) WinForms
9 16 (1.36%) SOAP
10 15 (1.28%) HTML
11 13 (1.11%) .NET Framework
12 12 (1.02%) CSS
13 11 (0.94%) JSON
14 10 (0.85%) Kafka
15 9 (0.77%) Elastic Stack
16 6 (0.51%) EDI
17 5 (0.43%) Software Packaging
18 4 (0.34%) WCF
19 2 (0.17%) jQuery
19 2 (0.17%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 156 (13.27%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (3.49%) Management Information System
3 40 (3.40%) Self-Motivation
4 26 (2.21%) Security Operations Centre
5 25 (2.13%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 23 (1.96%) Mobile App
7 20 (1.70%) Greenfield Project
8 19 (1.62%) Social Media
9 17 (1.45%) Driving Licence
9 17 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
10 14 (1.19%) Data Centre
10 14 (1.19%) Linux Command Line
11 10 (0.85%) Analytical Mindset
11 10 (0.85%) Cyberthreat
12 9 (0.77%) Client/Server
12 9 (0.77%) Data Structures
12 9 (0.77%) PKI
13 8 (0.68%) User Experience
14 7 (0.60%) Cybercrime
15 6 (0.51%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 204 (17.35%) Windows
2 76 (6.46%) Linux
3 63 (5.36%) Windows Server
4 52 (4.42%) Windows 10
5 34 (2.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 27 (2.30%) Unix
7 18 (1.53%) Windows 7
7 18 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (1.45%) Android
9 15 (1.28%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.34%) AIX
10 4 (0.34%) CentOS
10 4 (0.34%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.17%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.085%) Kali Linux
13 1 (0.085%) VMS
13 1 (0.085%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 335 (28.49%) Agile Software Development
2 163 (13.86%) Problem-Solving
3 146 (12.41%) Test Automation
4 141 (11.99%) ITIL
5 138 (11.73%) Business Intelligence
6 134 (11.39%) Scrum
7 103 (8.76%) Business Analysis
8 86 (7.31%) Manual Testing
9 85 (7.23%) Test Scripting
10 76 (6.46%) Cybersecurity
11 75 (6.38%) Waterfall
12 71 (6.04%) Analytics
13 67 (5.70%) User Stories
14 64 (5.44%) Project Management
14 64 (5.44%) Software Testing
15 62 (5.27%) User Acceptance Testing
16 59 (5.02%) Data Analysis
17 58 (4.93%) Programme Management
17 58 (4.93%) SDLC
17 58 (4.93%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 256 (21.77%) SQL
2 74 (6.29%) C#
3 62 (5.27%) Java
4 55 (4.68%) C
5 53 (4.51%) PowerShell
6 50 (4.25%) Python
7 40 (3.40%) JavaScript
8 25 (2.13%) VBA
9 19 (1.62%) R
10 18 (1.53%) PL/SQL
11 17 (1.45%) VB
12 16 (1.36%) PHP
13 15 (1.28%) Bash Shell
14 10 (0.85%) Perl
15 9 (0.77%) C++
16 8 (0.68%) Ruby
17 5 (0.43%) HiveQL
17 5 (0.43%) Shell Script
17 5 (0.43%) T-SQL
18 4 (0.34%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 117 (9.95%) Security Cleared
2 112 (9.52%) Degree
3 73 (6.21%) ISTQB
4 65 (5.53%) DV Cleared
5 63 (5.36%) ISEB
6 35 (2.98%) SC Cleared
7 29 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
8 20 (1.70%) MCP
9 18 (1.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 13 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (1.11%) CISSP
11 12 (1.02%) CCNA
12 10 (0.85%) OCP
12 10 (0.85%) Oracle Certification
12 10 (0.85%) SAP Certification
13 9 (0.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 7 (0.60%) CISM
14 7 (0.60%) DBS Check
14 7 (0.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 6 (0.51%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (9.27%) QA
2 42 (3.57%) SLA
3 24 (2.04%) PMO
4 21 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (0.94%) Data Quality
6 10 (0.85%) PCI DSS
7 8 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 5 (0.43%) Cyber Essentials
8 5 (0.43%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.26%) GDPR
10 2 (0.17%) ISO 22301
10 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 2 (0.17%) NIST
11 1 (0.085%) ISO/IEC 15288
System Software
1 161 (13.69%) Active Directory
2 14 (1.19%) vSphere
3 11 (0.94%) Microsoft App-V
4 10 (0.85%) Hyper-V
4 10 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (0.77%) Apache Flume
5 9 (0.77%) XenApp
6 6 (0.51%) Docker
7 4 (0.34%) DFS Replication
7 4 (0.34%) VMware Workstation
8 3 (0.26%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.17%) Snort
9 2 (0.17%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.085%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 21 (1.79%) SCCM
2 19 (1.62%) HP Quality Center
3 16 (1.36%) QRadar
4 12 (1.02%) HP ALM
5 9 (0.77%) Oozie
6 4 (0.34%) cPanel
6 4 (0.34%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (0.34%) Microsoft Clustering
6 4 (0.34%) Microsoft Intune
6 4 (0.34%) WSUS
7 3 (0.26%) Ansible
7 3 (0.26%) Grafana
7 3 (0.26%) Kibana
7 3 (0.26%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (0.17%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (0.17%) Puppet
8 2 (0.17%) SCOM
8 2 (0.17%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.085%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 249 (21.17%) Microsoft
2 66 (5.61%) SAP
3 59 (5.02%) Oracle
4 51 (4.34%) Tableau
5 49 (4.17%) Splunk
6 39 (3.32%) VMware
7 30 (2.55%) Apple
8 29 (2.47%) LogRhythm
9 26 (2.21%) Citrix
10 23 (1.96%) Cisco
10 23 (1.96%) HP
10 23 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
11 20 (1.70%) Google
12 17 (1.45%) Atlassian
13 11 (0.94%) Talend
14 10 (0.85%) McAfee
14 10 (0.85%) Progress
15 9 (0.77%) AlienVault
15 9 (0.77%) Avaya
15 9 (0.77%) Palo Alto