Period
to 10 July 2020

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £30,493 in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire during the 6 months to 10 July 2020.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Analyst
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
10 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 7 16 12
Rank change year-on-year +9 -4 -4
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 85 92 150
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Staffordshire 17.31% 12.14% 16.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.71% 12.64% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 76 80 129
Median annual salary £30,493 £25,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.58% -21.54% +8.33%
10th Percentile £18,750 £19,450 £18,750
90th Percentile £52,500 £42,500 £48,750
West Midlands median annual salary £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +3.57% - -0.48%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire. 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
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies in Staffordshire with a recognized job title 480 728 900
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.76% 96.04% 97.30%
Number of salaries quoted 428 610 750
Median annual salary £40,750 £38,057 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.08% +1.49% -
10th Percentile £22,425 £22,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £52,500 £55,775
West Midlands median annual salary £47,125 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.10% +3.53% +6.25%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings that featured Analyst in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Staffordshire

Analyst
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Analyst in Staffordshire.

Salary trend for Analyst in Staffordshire

Analyst
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Analyst in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 10 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Analyst in Staffordshire

Analyst
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 10 July 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
Stoke-on-Trent -6 32 £44,000 +72.55%
Tamworth +18 20 £19,500 - 1
Stafford +11 12 £27,500 - 1
Lichfield +26 10 £21,375 -20.09%
Burton-upon-Trent +9 6 £47,500 +48.44% 2
Leek - 1 £42,500 -
Analyst
West Midlands

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 Staffordshire region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 26 (30.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (29.41%) Windows
2 25 (29.41%) SQL
3 24 (28.24%) Microsoft
4 21 (24.71%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (22.35%) Problem-Solving
6 18 (21.18%) SLA
7 16 (18.82%) ITIL
8 15 (17.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 14 (16.47%) Microsoft Office
9 14 (16.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 13 (15.29%) Windows XP
10 13 (15.29%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (15.29%) Windows 7
10 13 (15.29%) Windows 8
11 12 (14.12%) Power BI
11 12 (14.12%) SQL Server
11 12 (14.12%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (14.12%) Power Platform
12 11 (12.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 10 (11.76%) Office 365
13 10 (11.76%) T-SQL
13 10 (11.76%) C#
13 10 (11.76%) Active Directory
14 9 (10.59%) Visualisation
15 8 (9.41%) Retail
15 8 (9.41%) Stakeholder Management
15 8 (9.41%) WAN
15 8 (9.41%) MS Exchange
15 8 (9.41%) LAN

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 8 (9.41%) MS Exchange
2 7 (8.24%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 26 (30.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (17.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 14 (16.47%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Line 500
2 1 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (14.12%) Power Platform
2 10 (11.76%) Office 365
3 5 (5.88%) Dynamics 365
3 5 (5.88%) PowerApps
4 2 (2.35%) Azure
5 1 (1.18%) AWS
5 1 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.18%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.41%) LAN
1 8 (9.41%) WAN
2 4 (4.71%) BGP
2 4 (4.71%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (4.71%) EIGRP
2 4 (4.71%) Firewall
2 4 (4.71%) MPLS
2 4 (4.71%) OSPF
2 4 (4.71%) Spanning Tree
2 4 (4.71%) VLAN
2 4 (4.71%) Wireless
2 4 (4.71%) WLAN
3 3 (3.53%) DHCP
3 3 (3.53%) DNS
3 3 (3.53%) Internet
3 3 (3.53%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.35%) VPN
5 1 (1.18%) Network Security
5 1 (1.18%) SAN
5 1 (1.18%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 12 (14.12%) Power BI
2 12 (14.12%) SQL Server
3 11 (12.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (7.06%) Crystal Reports
4 6 (7.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (4.71%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (3.53%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.18%) Qlik Sense
7 1 (1.18%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (5.88%) JIRA
1 5 (5.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (3.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (9.41%) Retail
2 7 (8.24%) Finance
3 5 (5.88%) Law
4 4 (4.71%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.53%) Back Office
6 2 (2.35%) Marketing
6 2 (2.35%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.06%) Web Services
2 5 (5.88%) .NET
2 5 (5.88%) SOAP
2 5 (5.88%) WCF
2 5 (5.88%) XML
3 3 (3.53%) MDX
4 1 (1.18%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 21 (24.71%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.88%) Robotics
3 2 (2.35%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.35%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (2.35%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.18%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.18%) Life Science
4 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.18%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 25 (29.41%) Windows
2 13 (15.29%) Windows 7
2 13 (15.29%) Windows 8
2 13 (15.29%) Windows XP
3 4 (4.71%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.35%) Unix
4 2 (2.35%) Windows 10
4 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (22.35%) Problem-Solving
2 16 (18.82%) ITIL
3 13 (15.29%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (14.12%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (10.59%) Visualisation
6 8 (9.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (8.24%) Acceptance Criteria
7 7 (8.24%) Risk Management
7 7 (8.24%) Test Automation
8 6 (7.06%) Business Analysis
8 6 (7.06%) Problem Management
8 6 (7.06%) Robotic Process Automation
9 5 (5.88%) Computer Science
9 5 (5.88%) Data Analysis
9 5 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (5.88%) Economics
9 5 (5.88%) Informatics
9 5 (5.88%) Logistics
9 5 (5.88%) Scrum
9 5 (5.88%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 25 (29.41%) SQL
2 10 (11.76%) C#
2 10 (11.76%) T-SQL
3 6 (7.06%) Python
3 6 (7.06%) VBA
4 5 (5.88%) R
4 5 (5.88%) VB
5 1 (1.18%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (8.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (7.06%) MCSA
2 6 (7.06%) MCSE
3 5 (5.88%) Degree
4 4 (4.71%) CCIE
4 4 (4.71%) CCIE Routing and Switching
4 4 (4.71%) CCNP
4 4 (4.71%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.35%) A+ Certification
5 2 (2.35%) CISSP
6 1 (1.18%) MCP
6 1 (1.18%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.18%) PMP
6 1 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (21.18%) SLA
2 5 (5.88%) QA
3 2 (2.35%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.35%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.18%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.18%) Terminal Server
3 1 (1.18%) XenApp
3 1 (1.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (4.71%) SCOM
2 1 (1.18%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (28.24%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.06%) VMware
3 5 (5.88%) Automation Anywhere
3 5 (5.88%) Blue Prism
3 5 (5.88%) UiPath
4 4 (4.71%) Meraki
4 4 (4.71%) SAP
5 2 (2.35%) Sage
6 1 (1.18%) Cisco
6 1 (1.18%) Citrix
6 1 (1.18%) Cognos
6 1 (1.18%) NetApp
6 1 (1.18%) Symantec
6 1 (1.18%) Tableau
6 1 (1.18%) Veeam