Period
to 21 August 2018

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire during the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 8 15
Rank change year-on-year -3 +7 -4
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 146 173 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 17.00% 17.33% 15.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.40% 17.80% 16.20%
Number of salaries quoted 122 133 192
Staffordshire median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -14.29% +21.00%
10th Percentile £19,250 £20,525 £19,000
90th Percentile £48,750 £42,125 £48,750
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -4.11% +4.29% -5.08%

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 839 972 1,247
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.67% 97.39% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 690 786 1,115
Staffordshire median annual salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.59% -2.67% -
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £22,350
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Staffordshire

Analyst
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Analyst in Staffordshire.

Salary trend for Analyst in Staffordshire

Analyst
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

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 21 August 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
Stoke-on-Trent -7 35 £27,500 +16.47% 8
Tamworth +5 34 £38,750 +40.91% 7
Burton-upon-Trent -5 30 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Stafford +18 16 £34,000 +28.30% 2
Lichfield 0 5 £24,000 -26.15%
Rugeley +1 1 £30,000 -
Analyst
West Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 Staffordshire region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 54 (36.99%) SQL
2 45 (30.82%) Microsoft
3 36 (24.66%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (23.29%) SQL Server
5 31 (21.23%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (20.55%) Business Intelligence
7 27 (18.49%) Finance
8 25 (17.12%) Microsoft Office
8 25 (17.12%) Microsoft Excel
8 25 (17.12%) User Acceptance Testing
9 22 (15.07%) Windows
10 21 (14.38%) Games
11 20 (13.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 20 (13.70%) Business Analysis
12 19 (13.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 19 (13.01%) Retail
13 17 (11.64%) Problem-Solving
14 16 (10.96%) Scrum
15 15 (10.27%) Legal
15 15 (10.27%) Acceptance Criteria
16 14 (9.59%) Decision-Making
16 14 (9.59%) Analytics
17 13 (8.90%) Test Automation
17 13 (8.90%) Waterfall
18 12 (8.22%) C#
18 12 (8.22%) Degree
18 12 (8.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
18 12 (8.22%) SDLC
19 11 (7.53%) Logistics
19 11 (7.53%) Stakeholder Management

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 6 (4.11%) Confluence
1 6 (4.11%) SAS
2 4 (2.74%) CMS
3 3 (2.05%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
Applications
1 25 (17.12%) Microsoft Excel
1 25 (17.12%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (8.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (4.11%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.74%) ResourceLink
2 3 (2.05%) Line 500
2 3 (2.05%) Sage X3
3 2 (1.37%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.37%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.68%) BPCS
4 1 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.68%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.68%) Infor LN
4 1 (0.68%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.68%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.42%) Office 365
3 1 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.68%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (0.68%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.74%) DNS
1 4 (2.74%) LAN
1 4 (2.74%) Telnet
1 4 (2.74%) WAN
1 4 (2.74%) Wireshark
2 3 (2.05%) FTP
2 3 (2.05%) Internet
2 3 (2.05%) SSL
3 2 (1.37%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.68%) DHCP
4 1 (0.68%) Firewall
4 1 (0.68%) HTTP
4 1 (0.68%) Network Security
4 1 (0.68%) SAN
4 1 (0.68%) VoIP
4 1 (0.68%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (23.29%) SQL Server
2 20 (13.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (13.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (6.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (4.11%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (2.74%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (2.74%) MS Access
7 3 (2.05%) Informix
7 3 (2.05%) Power BI
7 3 (2.05%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.37%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.68%) MySQL
9 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (4.79%) JIRA
2 4 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.05%) Ranorex
3 3 (2.05%) Selenium
3 3 (2.05%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.68%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.68%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.68%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.68%) Zephyr
General
1 27 (18.49%) Finance
2 21 (14.38%) Games
3 19 (13.01%) Retail
4 15 (10.27%) Legal
5 6 (4.11%) Banking
6 5 (3.42%) Manufacturing
7 4 (2.74%) Billing
8 3 (2.05%) Advertising
9 2 (1.37%) Automotive
9 2 (1.37%) Marketing
10 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.79%) .NET
2 2 (1.37%) jQuery
3 1 (0.68%) Gherkin
3 1 (0.68%) HTML
3 1 (0.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 36 (24.66%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.48%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (4.79%) User Experience
4 5 (3.42%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.74%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.05%) Tandem
7 2 (1.37%) Analytical Mindset
7 2 (1.37%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.37%) EFT
8 1 (0.68%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 22 (15.07%) Windows
2 10 (6.85%) Windows 7
3 9 (6.16%) Windows XP
4 6 (4.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (4.11%) Windows Vista
5 4 (2.74%) Windows Server
6 3 (2.05%) Windows 10
6 3 (2.05%) Windows 8
6 3 (2.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.37%) Android
7 2 (1.37%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.68%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (21.23%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (20.55%) Business Intelligence
3 25 (17.12%) User Acceptance Testing
4 20 (13.70%) Business Analysis
5 17 (11.64%) Problem-Solving
6 16 (10.96%) Scrum
7 15 (10.27%) Acceptance Criteria
8 14 (9.59%) Analytics
8 14 (9.59%) Decision-Making
9 13 (8.90%) Test Automation
9 13 (8.90%) Waterfall
10 12 (8.22%) SDLC
11 11 (7.53%) Logistics
11 11 (7.53%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (6.85%) ERP
13 9 (6.16%) Commercial Awareness
13 9 (6.16%) Customer Requirements
13 9 (6.16%) Migration
13 9 (6.16%) Process Improvement
13 9 (6.16%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (36.99%) SQL
2 12 (8.22%) C#
3 6 (4.11%) PowerShell
4 5 (3.42%) VBA
5 3 (2.05%) C
5 3 (2.05%) Java
5 3 (2.05%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.37%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.37%) R
7 1 (0.68%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.68%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (8.22%) Degree
2 5 (3.42%) ISEB
3 1 (0.68%) CCNA
3 1 (0.68%) CCNP
3 1 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.68%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.16%) SLA
2 5 (3.42%) QA
3 1 (0.68%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (4.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.68%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 45 (30.82%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.85%) Oracle
3 9 (6.16%) Kronos
3 9 (6.16%) Northgate
4 5 (3.42%) Atlassian
4 5 (3.42%) Google
4 5 (3.42%) Sage
4 5 (3.42%) Twitter
5 4 (2.74%) Epicor
5 4 (2.74%) SAP
6 2 (1.37%) Aderant
6 2 (1.37%) Cisco
6 2 (1.37%) iManage
6 2 (1.37%) Infor
6 2 (1.37%) Interwoven
6 2 (1.37%) RapidMiner
7 1 (0.68%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.68%) IFS
7 1 (0.68%) Kaspersky
7 1 (0.68%) Tableau