Period
to 22 September 2018

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 14 14
Rank change year-on-year -3 0 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 1,224 1,506 1,583
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 11.81% 14.71% 14.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.22% 15.08% 14.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1,006 1,237 1,383
South West median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10th Percentile £21,500 £21,625 £21,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
England median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% - -

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 10,017 9,987 10,604
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.61% 97.57% 97.24%
Number of salaries quoted 8,313 8,311 8,963
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,500 £24,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -5 404 £37,500 - 82
Wiltshire -1 287 £35,000 - 30
Gloucestershire -15 154 £35,750 +2.14% 21
Somerset +19 132 £37,500 +4.17% 18
Dorset -2 128 £32,500 -13.33% 24
Cornwall +2 65 £20,000 -39.39% 3
Devon -4 40 £26,500 -3.64% 14
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 385 (31.45%) SQL
2 338 (27.61%) Agile Software Development
3 312 (25.49%) Finance
4 243 (19.85%) Microsoft
5 239 (19.53%) Analytical Skills
6 231 (18.87%) Windows
7 192 (15.69%) ITIL
8 178 (14.54%) SQL Server
9 166 (13.56%) Business Analysis
10 165 (13.48%) Test Automation
11 163 (13.32%) Business Intelligence
12 151 (12.34%) Problem-Solving
13 148 (12.09%) QA
14 144 (11.76%) Degree
15 126 (10.29%) Microsoft Excel
16 117 (9.56%) Security Cleared
17 116 (9.48%) Microsoft Office
18 112 (9.15%) Waterfall
19 109 (8.91%) Stakeholder Management
20 105 (8.58%) Scrum
20 105 (8.58%) Java
21 102 (8.33%) C#
22 97 (7.92%) SDLC
23 95 (7.76%) Active Directory
24 92 (7.52%) Data Analysis
25 88 (7.19%) Selenium
26 86 (7.03%) .NET
27 80 (6.54%) Linux
28 77 (6.29%) Management Information System
29 76 (6.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 38 (3.10%) SharePoint
2 18 (1.47%) MS Exchange
3 16 (1.31%) BizTalk Server
4 14 (1.14%) Confluence
5 12 (0.98%) Skype for Business
6 7 (0.57%) SAS
7 6 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (0.41%) IIS
9 3 (0.25%) Apache Spark
9 3 (0.25%) CMS
9 3 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.16%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.16%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.16%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.16%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.16%) WordPress
11 1 (0.082%) Apache
11 1 (0.082%) Oracle Coherence
11 1 (0.082%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 126 (10.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 116 (9.48%) Microsoft Office
3 32 (2.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 22 (1.80%) Microsoft Project
5 19 (1.55%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.49%) SPSS
7 2 (0.16%) CATIA
7 2 (0.16%) PTC Creo
7 2 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (1.14%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (0.90%) Oracle EBS R12
3 9 (0.74%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (0.49%) Oracle 11i
4 6 (0.49%) Oracle ERP
4 6 (0.49%) Oracle HRMS
4 6 (0.49%) Oracle Payroll
5 4 (0.33%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (0.25%) SAP CO
6 3 (0.25%) SAP FI
6 3 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.25%) Sonata
7 2 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 2 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.16%) SAP R/3
7 2 (0.16%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 55 (4.49%) Office 365
2 42 (3.43%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (2.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (1.55%) SaaS
5 6 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.33%) Slack
7 3 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (0.25%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (0.25%) IaaS
8 2 (0.16%) BrowserStack
8 2 (0.16%) GitHub
8 2 (0.16%) Runscope
8 2 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.082%) Azure Functions
9 1 (0.082%) Boomi
9 1 (0.082%) Sage Pay
9 1 (0.082%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 34 (2.78%) TCP/IP
2 30 (2.45%) DNS
3 22 (1.80%) WAN
4 20 (1.63%) Firewall
4 20 (1.63%) LAN
5 18 (1.47%) HTTP
6 16 (1.31%) Internet
7 14 (1.14%) Intrusion Detection
8 12 (0.98%) Skype
9 9 (0.74%) DHCP
10 8 (0.65%) FTP
10 8 (0.65%) SMS
11 6 (0.49%) Network Security
12 5 (0.41%) SMTP
13 3 (0.25%) Intranet
13 3 (0.25%) Remote Desktop
13 3 (0.25%) SAN
13 3 (0.25%) tcpdump
13 3 (0.25%) VoIP
13 3 (0.25%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 178 (14.54%) SQL Server
2 76 (6.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 64 (5.23%) Relational Database
4 62 (5.07%) Data Warehouse
5 58 (4.74%) Power BI
6 38 (3.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 35 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
7 35 (2.86%) MySQL
8 27 (2.21%) SQL Server 2012
9 25 (2.04%) RDBMS
10 23 (1.88%) QlikView
11 18 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 17 (1.39%) Big Data
13 16 (1.31%) MS Access
14 13 (1.06%) Ingres
14 13 (1.06%) Oracle BI EE
15 12 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
16 11 (0.90%) Amazon RDS
16 11 (0.90%) MongoDB
16 11 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 88 (7.19%) Selenium
2 46 (3.76%) JIRA
3 37 (3.02%) Cucumber
4 22 (1.80%) Team Foundation Server
5 18 (1.47%) Protractor
5 18 (1.47%) Visual Studio
6 17 (1.39%) JUnit
7 16 (1.31%) TestNG
8 15 (1.23%) SpecFlow
9 14 (1.14%) Jasmine
9 14 (1.14%) WebDriver
10 13 (1.06%) Jenkins
10 13 (1.06%) SoapUI
11 12 (0.98%) JMeter
12 8 (0.65%) Bitbucket
12 8 (0.65%) Git (software)
13 6 (0.49%) Appium
13 6 (0.49%) LoadRunner
13 6 (0.49%) TestComplete
14 5 (0.41%) HP UFT
General
1 312 (25.49%) Finance
2 52 (4.25%) Marketing
3 47 (3.84%) Retail
4 34 (2.78%) Telecoms
5 31 (2.53%) Manufacturing
6 30 (2.45%) Law
7 25 (2.04%) Banking
8 24 (1.96%) Back Office
8 24 (1.96%) Electronics
9 18 (1.47%) Legal
10 8 (0.65%) Advertising
11 5 (0.41%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.25%) Billing
12 3 (0.25%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.25%) Military
13 2 (0.16%) Publishing
14 1 (0.082%) Automotive
14 1 (0.082%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.082%) Front Office
14 1 (0.082%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (7.03%) .NET
2 67 (5.47%) HTML
3 49 (4.00%) XML
4 47 (3.84%) Web Services
5 38 (3.10%) CSS
6 25 (2.04%) SOAP
7 22 (1.80%) REST
8 13 (1.06%) Software Packaging
9 11 (0.90%) Ajax
9 11 (0.90%) EDI
10 9 (0.74%) Gherkin
11 8 (0.65%) jQuery
11 8 (0.65%) JSON
12 7 (0.57%) ASP.NET
13 6 (0.49%) ODBC
14 5 (0.41%) Node.js
15 3 (0.25%) Apache Flex
15 3 (0.25%) Django
15 3 (0.25%) HTML5
15 3 (0.25%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 239 (19.53%) Analytical Skills
2 77 (6.29%) Management Information System
3 60 (4.90%) Computer Science
4 47 (3.84%) Self-Motivation
5 33 (2.70%) Driving Licence
6 24 (1.96%) Linux Command Line
7 20 (1.63%) Mobile App
8 17 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
9 14 (1.14%) Fintech
10 12 (0.98%) User Experience
11 9 (0.74%) Client/Server
11 9 (0.74%) Cybercrime
12 8 (0.65%) Data Centre
12 8 (0.65%) Data Structures
12 8 (0.65%) EPoS
13 6 (0.49%) Cyberthreat
13 6 (0.49%) Fat Client
13 6 (0.49%) Social Media
13 6 (0.49%) Thin Client
14 5 (0.41%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 231 (18.87%) Windows
2 80 (6.54%) Linux
3 53 (4.33%) Windows Server
4 39 (3.19%) Windows 7
5 38 (3.10%) Unix
6 33 (2.70%) Windows 10
7 15 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (0.82%) Mac OS
9 10 (0.82%) Windows 8
10 8 (0.65%) Windows XP
11 7 (0.57%) Solaris
12 5 (0.41%) AIX
12 5 (0.41%) Android
12 5 (0.41%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.16%) CentOS
15 1 (0.082%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.082%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.082%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 338 (27.61%) Agile Software Development
2 192 (15.69%) ITIL
3 166 (13.56%) Business Analysis
4 165 (13.48%) Test Automation
5 163 (13.32%) Business Intelligence
6 151 (12.34%) Problem-Solving
7 112 (9.15%) Waterfall
8 109 (8.91%) Stakeholder Management
9 105 (8.58%) Scrum
10 97 (7.92%) SDLC
11 92 (7.52%) Data Analysis
12 74 (6.05%) Project Management
13 67 (5.47%) Process Improvement
14 61 (4.98%) Manual Testing
15 59 (4.82%) ERP
16 58 (4.74%) Analytics
17 54 (4.41%) Continuous Improvement
18 50 (4.08%) Software Testing
19 48 (3.92%) CRM
19 48 (3.92%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 385 (31.45%) SQL
2 105 (8.58%) Java
3 102 (8.33%) C#
4 70 (5.72%) JavaScript
5 66 (5.39%) Python
6 55 (4.49%) PowerShell
7 52 (4.25%) C
7 52 (4.25%) T-SQL
8 34 (2.78%) VBA
9 25 (2.04%) C++
10 24 (1.96%) PHP
11 22 (1.80%) VB.NET
12 17 (1.39%) VB
13 15 (1.23%) PL/SQL
14 12 (0.98%) R
15 11 (0.90%) Bash Shell
16 9 (0.74%) Shell Script
17 5 (0.41%) Ruby
18 4 (0.33%) Perl
19 3 (0.25%) RPG
Qualifications
1 144 (11.76%) Degree
2 117 (9.56%) Security Cleared
3 57 (4.66%) ISEB
3 57 (4.66%) SC Cleared
4 50 (4.08%) ISTQB
5 30 (2.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 27 (2.21%) DV Cleared
7 19 (1.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 15 (1.23%) Postgraduate
9 14 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
9 14 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 13 (1.06%) CCNA
10 13 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (1.06%) PMP
11 12 (0.98%) MCP
12 10 (0.82%) CITP
12 10 (0.82%) IIBA
13 8 (0.65%) MCDST
13 8 (0.65%) PMI Certification
13 8 (0.65%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 148 (12.09%) QA
2 58 (4.74%) SLA
3 30 (2.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 29 (2.37%) PMO
5 23 (1.88%) GDPR
6 21 (1.72%) Data Quality
7 8 (0.65%) ISO 9001
7 8 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 5 (0.41%) COBIT
9 4 (0.33%) GPG13
10 3 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 2 (0.16%) ISO 14001
11 2 (0.16%) ISO 22301
11 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 15288
11 2 (0.16%) PCI DSS
12 1 (0.082%) Cyber Essentials
12 1 (0.082%) EMIR
12 1 (0.082%) MiFID
12 1 (0.082%) P3O
System Software
1 95 (7.76%) Active Directory
2 18 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
4 11 (0.90%) Hyper-V
5 9 (0.74%) Docker
6 4 (0.33%) BitLocker
7 3 (0.25%) XenApp
8 2 (0.16%) Snort
8 2 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 24 (1.96%) SCCM
2 11 (0.90%) HP ALM
3 5 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.25%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 3 (0.25%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 3 (0.25%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (0.16%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.16%) Computer Incident Response Team
6 2 (0.16%) PTC Integrity
7 1 (0.082%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (0.082%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.082%) SCOM
7 1 (0.082%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.082%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 243 (19.85%) Microsoft
2 65 (5.31%) Oracle
3 45 (3.68%) Tableau
4 43 (3.51%) SAP
5 26 (2.12%) Citrix
6 24 (1.96%) VMware
7 22 (1.80%) Cognos
8 18 (1.47%) HP
9 12 (0.98%) Cisco
10 10 (0.82%) Atlassian
11 8 (0.65%) McAfee
12 7 (0.57%) Apple
13 6 (0.49%) IBM
13 6 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
14 5 (0.41%) ServiceNow
15 4 (0.33%) ATG
15 4 (0.33%) Remedy
16 3 (0.25%) Epicor
16 3 (0.25%) Red Hat
16 3 (0.25%) Sophos