Period
to 24 February 2018

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire during the 6 months to 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 14 7
Rank change year-on-year +6 -7 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 182 161 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 16.76% 14.89% 19.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.14% 15.23% 19.93%
Number of salaries quoted 157 152 226
Staffordshire median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £18,750 £21,000 £20,625
90th Percentile £48,750 £43,750 £48,125
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -5.41% -1.33% +7.14%

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 1,062 1,057 1,194
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.79% 97.78% 99.25%
Number of salaries quoted 879 886 1,066
Staffordshire median annual salary £36,500 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.75% +9.59% -2.67%
10th Percentile £21,250 £23,500 £22,875
90th Percentile £57,500 £59,250 £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 February 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 24 February 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
Tamworth -2 63 £25,000 -8.68% 5
Stoke-on-Trent +27 30 £42,500 +6.25% 11
Burton-upon-Trent +2 22 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Lichfield -7 15 £32,500 -7.14% 3
Cannock +6 8 £35,500 -5.33%
Stafford -8 8 £21,250 -42.57%
Rugeley - 1 £22,500 -
Analyst
West Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 67 (36.81%) Microsoft
2 59 (32.42%) SQL
3 50 (27.47%) Windows
4 32 (17.58%) SLA
5 28 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
6 26 (14.29%) SQL Server
7 24 (13.19%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (13.19%) Retail
8 23 (12.64%) Degree
9 22 (12.09%) Finance
10 21 (11.54%) SAP
11 20 (10.99%) ITIL
11 20 (10.99%) Stakeholder Management
11 20 (10.99%) Business Analysis
11 20 (10.99%) SDLC
12 17 (9.34%) User Acceptance Testing
13 16 (8.79%) C#
13 16 (8.79%) Windows Server
13 16 (8.79%) IT Strategy
14 15 (8.24%) Microsoft Office
14 15 (8.24%) Microsoft Excel
14 15 (8.24%) Manufacturing
15 14 (7.69%) Citrix
15 14 (7.69%) Dynamics NAV
16 13 (7.14%) Marketing
16 13 (7.14%) VMware
17 12 (6.59%) Customer Requirements
17 12 (6.59%) Record to Report
18 11 (6.04%) Ticket Management
18 11 (6.04%) Continuous Improvement

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 7 (3.85%) SAS
2 2 (1.10%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.55%) CMS
3 1 (0.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (8.24%) Microsoft Excel
1 15 (8.24%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 14 (7.69%) Dynamics NAV
2 7 (3.85%) SAP MII
2 7 (3.85%) SAP MM
2 7 (3.85%) SAP PP
2 7 (3.85%) SAP PP-PI
3 5 (2.75%) SAP CO
3 5 (2.75%) SAP FI
3 5 (2.75%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (1.65%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (1.65%) SAP SCM
4 3 (1.65%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.55%) Epicor Tropos
5 1 (0.55%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.55%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.20%) Google Analytics
3 3 (1.65%) AdWords
3 3 (1.65%) Office 365
4 2 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.55%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.55%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.40%) TCP/IP
2 6 (3.30%) Firewall
2 6 (3.30%) LAN
2 6 (3.30%) WAN
3 3 (1.65%) DNS
4 2 (1.10%) SSL
5 1 (0.55%) DHCP
5 1 (0.55%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.55%) Network Security
5 1 (0.55%) Telnet
5 1 (0.55%) VLAN
5 1 (0.55%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.40%) SQL Server 2000
2 8 (4.40%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (4.40%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (4.40%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.65%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.10%) Power BI
4 2 (1.10%) QlikView
4 2 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.55%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (0.55%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.55%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (2.20%) JIRA
2 1 (0.55%) MSTest
2 1 (0.55%) SpecFlow
2 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.55%) YouTrack
General
1 24 (13.19%) Retail
2 22 (12.09%) Finance
3 15 (8.24%) Manufacturing
4 13 (7.14%) Marketing
5 5 (2.75%) Advertising
6 3 (1.65%) Back Office
6 3 (1.65%) Billing
7 1 (0.55%) Games
7 1 (0.55%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.95%) .NET
2 7 (3.85%) SAPUI5
3 4 (2.20%) EDI
3 4 (2.20%) EDIFACT
4 2 (1.10%) CSS
4 2 (1.10%) HTML
5 1 (0.55%) Web Services
5 1 (0.55%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 28 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.40%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.85%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.20%) TRADACOMS
5 3 (1.65%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.55%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.55%) EFT
6 1 (0.55%) FMCG
6 1 (0.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 50 (27.47%) Windows
2 16 (8.79%) Windows Server
3 8 (4.40%) Windows 7
3 8 (4.40%) Windows Vista
4 7 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (3.85%) Windows XP
5 6 (3.30%) Windows 8
6 5 (2.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.55%) Linux
7 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (13.19%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (10.99%) Business Analysis
2 20 (10.99%) ITIL
2 20 (10.99%) SDLC
2 20 (10.99%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (9.34%) User Acceptance Testing
4 16 (8.79%) IT Strategy
5 12 (6.59%) Customer Requirements
5 12 (6.59%) Record to Report
6 11 (6.04%) Continuous Improvement
6 11 (6.04%) CRM
6 11 (6.04%) ERP
6 11 (6.04%) Ticket Management
7 10 (5.49%) Acceptance Criteria
7 10 (5.49%) Scrum
7 10 (5.49%) Supplier Management
8 9 (4.95%) Technical Analysis
8 9 (4.95%) Test Scripting
9 8 (4.40%) Data Extraction
9 8 (4.40%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 59 (32.42%) SQL
2 16 (8.79%) C#
3 3 (1.65%) ABAP
4 2 (1.10%) C++
4 2 (1.10%) Lingo
4 2 (1.10%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.10%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.55%) Java
5 1 (0.55%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.55%) Python
5 1 (0.55%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (12.64%) Degree
2 5 (2.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 5 (2.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.20%) Numerate Degree
4 3 (1.65%) CISSP
5 2 (1.10%) CEH
5 2 (1.10%) CISM
5 2 (1.10%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.55%) AAT
6 1 (0.55%) CISA
6 1 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.55%) CNE
6 1 (0.55%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (0.55%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.55%) MCSE
6 1 (0.55%) Novell Certification
6 1 (0.55%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (17.58%) SLA
2 4 (2.20%) QA
3 2 (1.10%) GDPR
3 2 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.55%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.55%) PMO
4 1 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.55%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 10 (5.49%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.55%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.55%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (0.55%) SCDPM
1 1 (0.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 67 (36.81%) Microsoft
2 21 (11.54%) SAP
3 14 (7.69%) Citrix
4 13 (7.14%) VMware
5 10 (5.49%) Tableau
6 5 (2.75%) IFS
7 4 (2.20%) Google
8 3 (1.65%) Facebook
8 3 (1.65%) Infor
9 2 (1.10%) Oracle
10 1 (0.55%) Dell
10 1 (0.55%) Epicor
10 1 (0.55%) Sage
10 1 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.55%) Snowplow