Period
to 31 October 2020

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 31 October 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
31 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 31 16 16
Rank change year-on-year -15 0 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 274 1,157 1,213
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 7.99% 11.91% 11.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.31% 12.36% 12.22%
Number of salaries quoted 253 973 1,029
Median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% - -
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £21,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £50,000 £54,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -1.23% +1.25%

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 3,297 9,359 9,926
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.09% 96.37% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2,759 7,567 8,122
Median annual salary £45,000 £44,001 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,850 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £69,000 £65,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% -

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings that featured Analyst in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Analyst in the South West.

Salary trend for Analyst in the South West

Analyst
Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing Analyst in the South West over the 6 months to 31 October 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 31 October 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 -17 90 £34,000 -4.07% 12
Wiltshire -20 56 £29,099 -10.99% 9
Gloucestershire +3 54 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Dorset -10 28 £30,000 -9.09% 3
Somerset -13 22 £35,000 -6.67% 1
Devon -13 22 £35,925 +21.49% 6
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 73 (26.64%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (22.26%) SQL
3 58 (21.17%) Security Cleared
4 54 (19.71%) Microsoft
5 53 (19.34%) Windows
6 45 (16.42%) Finance
7 44 (16.06%) Business Intelligence
8 43 (15.69%) Analytical Skills
9 40 (14.60%) Test Automation
10 33 (12.04%) Azure
11 32 (11.68%) Degree
11 32 (11.68%) QA
12 30 (10.95%) DV Cleared
12 30 (10.95%) ITIL
13 29 (10.58%) Active Directory
14 28 (10.22%) Business Analysis
15 27 (9.85%) Continuous Improvement
16 25 (9.12%) Power BI
16 25 (9.12%) Power Platform
17 24 (8.76%) Problem-Solving
17 24 (8.76%) Analytics
17 24 (8.76%) Data Analysis
18 23 (8.39%) Stakeholder Management
19 22 (8.03%) Python
19 22 (8.03%) Office 365
19 22 (8.03%) Manual Testing
20 21 (7.66%) Windows Server
21 19 (6.93%) Linux
22 18 (6.57%) SharePoint
22 18 (6.57%) Scrum

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 18 (6.57%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.92%) MS Exchange
3 6 (2.19%) Confluence
4 4 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (1.46%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (0.73%) Apache
5 2 (0.73%) IIS
5 2 (0.73%) SAS
6 1 (0.36%) Apache Airflow
6 1 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.36%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.36%) nginx
6 1 (0.36%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 16 (5.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (5.11%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (2.19%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.36%) Figma
Business Applications
1 5 (1.82%) Aareon QL
1 5 (1.82%) Sentinel
2 3 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.73%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.36%) FastStats
4 1 (0.36%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
4 1 (0.36%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.36%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 33 (12.04%) Azure
2 25 (9.12%) Power Platform
3 22 (8.03%) Office 365
4 18 (6.57%) SaaS
5 6 (2.19%) AWS
5 6 (2.19%) Dynamics 365
5 6 (2.19%) PowerApps
6 5 (1.82%) AWS CloudTrail
6 5 (1.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 4 (1.46%) Google Analytics
7 4 (1.46%) PaaS
8 3 (1.09%) BrowserStack
9 2 (0.73%) GCP
10 1 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.36%) Google Tag Manager
10 1 (0.36%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.74%) LAN
1 13 (4.74%) TCP/IP
1 13 (4.74%) WAN
2 11 (4.01%) Firewall
3 9 (3.28%) DNS
4 7 (2.55%) Internet
5 6 (2.19%) VPN
5 6 (2.19%) Wireless
6 5 (1.82%) Cisco Wireless
6 5 (1.82%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (1.82%) Network Security
6 5 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (1.46%) BGP
7 4 (1.46%) Ethernet
7 4 (1.46%) Intranet
7 4 (1.46%) OSPF
7 4 (1.46%) VoIP
8 2 (0.73%) DHCP
8 2 (0.73%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (0.73%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (9.12%) Power BI
2 16 (5.84%) SQL Server
3 10 (3.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (3.28%) Tableau
5 6 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (1.82%) QlikView
7 4 (1.46%) Azure SQL Database
7 4 (1.46%) MySQL
8 2 (0.73%) MS Access
8 2 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.36%) Big Data
9 1 (0.36%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 1 (0.36%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.36%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.36%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (5.47%) Selenium
2 14 (5.11%) Postman
3 12 (4.38%) Appium
3 12 (4.38%) JIRA
4 11 (4.01%) Selendroid
5 10 (3.65%) Git (software)
6 9 (3.28%) Fiddler
6 9 (3.28%) Rational DOORS
6 9 (3.28%) SoapUI
6 9 (3.28%) Subversion
7 6 (2.19%) Cucumber
7 6 (2.19%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.09%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.73%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.36%) InstallShield
10 1 (0.36%) MSI
10 1 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.36%) TestComplete
10 1 (0.36%) Visual Studio
General
1 45 (16.42%) Finance
2 17 (6.20%) Marketing
2 17 (6.20%) Telecoms
3 15 (5.47%) Manufacturing
4 14 (5.11%) Public Sector
5 12 (4.38%) Electronics
6 7 (2.55%) Legal
6 7 (2.55%) Military
7 6 (2.19%) Advertising
7 6 (2.19%) Retail
8 4 (1.46%) Aerospace
8 4 (1.46%) Law
9 3 (1.09%) Back Office
9 3 (1.09%) Local Government
9 3 (1.09%) Police
10 1 (0.36%) Games
10 1 (0.36%) Housing Association
10 1 (0.36%) Publishing
10 1 (0.36%) Social Housing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.28%) RESTful
2 5 (1.82%) JSON
3 4 (1.46%) .NET
3 4 (1.46%) XML
4 3 (1.09%) Middleware
4 3 (1.09%) Swagger
5 2 (0.73%) CSS
5 2 (0.73%) HTML
5 2 (0.73%) LDAP
6 1 (0.36%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.36%) CSS3
6 1 (0.36%) Gherkin
6 1 (0.36%) SailPoint
6 1 (0.36%) Web Services
6 1 (0.36%) WinForms
6 1 (0.36%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 43 (15.69%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (5.84%) Mobile App
3 13 (4.74%) Management Information System
4 9 (3.28%) Cyberthreat
4 9 (3.28%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (3.28%) Wiki
5 8 (2.92%) Data Centre
6 5 (1.82%) Public Cloud
7 4 (1.46%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.09%) CMDB
8 3 (1.09%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (0.73%) Cyberattack
9 2 (0.73%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (0.73%) Reinsurance
9 2 (0.73%) Social Media
10 1 (0.36%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.36%) Renewable Energy
10 1 (0.36%) Security Operations Centre
10 1 (0.36%) User Experience
10 1 (0.36%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 53 (19.34%) Windows
2 21 (7.66%) Windows Server
3 19 (6.93%) Linux
4 16 (5.84%) Windows 10
5 12 (4.38%) Unix
6 6 (2.19%) Apple iOS
6 6 (2.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (2.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.82%) Windows Server 2019
8 3 (1.09%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.09%) Windows Server 2016
9 2 (0.73%) Android
9 2 (0.73%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.36%) CentOS
10 1 (0.36%) Debian
10 1 (0.36%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.36%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (26.64%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (16.06%) Business Intelligence
3 40 (14.60%) Test Automation
4 30 (10.95%) ITIL
5 28 (10.22%) Business Analysis
6 27 (9.85%) Continuous Improvement
7 24 (8.76%) Analytics
7 24 (8.76%) Data Analysis
7 24 (8.76%) Problem-Solving
8 23 (8.39%) Stakeholder Management
9 22 (8.03%) Manual Testing
10 18 (6.57%) Scrum
11 17 (6.20%) DevOps
11 17 (6.20%) Mathematics
11 17 (6.20%) User Stories
12 16 (5.84%) Cybersecurity
13 15 (5.47%) Mentoring
14 14 (5.11%) Requirements Gathering
15 13 (4.74%) Programme Management
15 13 (4.74%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 61 (22.26%) SQL
2 22 (8.03%) Python
3 13 (4.74%) JavaScript
4 12 (4.38%) Java
5 11 (4.01%) C
6 9 (3.28%) C#
6 9 (3.28%) PowerShell
7 5 (1.82%) PHP
7 5 (1.82%) VBA
8 4 (1.46%) VB
9 3 (1.09%) R
10 2 (0.73%) C++
10 2 (0.73%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.73%) VBScript
11 1 (0.36%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.36%) Bourne shell
11 1 (0.36%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (0.36%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 58 (21.17%) Security Cleared
2 32 (11.68%) Degree
3 30 (10.95%) DV Cleared
4 18 (6.57%) SC Cleared
5 14 (5.11%) ISTQB
6 7 (2.55%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (1.82%) CCNA
7 5 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (1.46%) ISEB
8 4 (1.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (1.09%) CISSP
9 3 (1.09%) IIBA
10 2 (0.73%) CCNP
10 2 (0.73%) Numerate Degree
10 2 (0.73%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.36%) Computer Science Degree
11 1 (0.36%) ECIH
11 1 (0.36%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.36%) MCSA
11 1 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (11.68%) QA
2 13 (4.74%) SLA
3 6 (2.19%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.46%) GDPR
5 3 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.09%) NIST
5 3 (1.09%) NIST 800
6 1 (0.36%) COBIT
6 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.36%) PMO
System Software
1 29 (10.58%) Active Directory
2 15 (5.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.19%) XenApp
4 4 (1.46%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.09%) vSphere
6 1 (0.36%) Docker
6 1 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.36%) Snort
Systems Management
1 8 (2.92%) Network Intrusion Detection System
1 8 (2.92%) SCCM
2 4 (1.46%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (1.09%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (1.09%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (1.09%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (0.36%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.36%) BMC Performance Manager
4 1 (0.36%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.36%) NetIQ Identity Manager
4 1 (0.36%) QRadar
4 1 (0.36%) Suricata
Vendors
1 54 (19.71%) Microsoft
2 17 (6.20%) VMware
3 16 (5.84%) SAP
4 12 (4.38%) Citrix
5 9 (3.28%) Cisco
5 9 (3.28%) Dell
5 9 (3.28%) Intel
6 7 (2.55%) Oracle
6 7 (2.55%) Splunk
7 6 (2.19%) Google
7 6 (2.19%) LogRhythm
8 5 (1.82%) Aareon
8 5 (1.82%) ArcSight
8 5 (1.82%) IBM
9 4 (1.46%) ServiceNow
10 3 (1.09%) Apple
10 3 (1.09%) BMC
10 3 (1.09%) CheckPoint
10 3 (1.09%) Snow
10 3 (1.09%) SolarWinds