Period
to 18 November 2018

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £34,000 in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire during the 6 months to 18 November 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
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 10 14
Rank change year-on-year -3 +4 -7
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 107 194 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 14.66% 16.25% 16.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.92% 16.67% 16.73%
Number of salaries quoted 91 146 208
Staffordshire median annual salary £34,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.62% -7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £19,250 £21,000 £20,000
90th Percentile £48,750 £42,875 £48,750
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -4.11% -2.67% +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 717 1,164 1,225
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.22% 97.49% 97.61%
Number of salaries quoted 612 935 1,083
Staffordshire median annual salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £23,050 £21,250 £22,550
90th Percentile £53,750 £57,500 £56,250
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 18 November 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 18 November 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 -12 36 £27,500 +4.76% 8
Tamworth +5 21 £38,750 +40.91% 1
Burton-upon-Trent -5 18 £35,000 -6.67% 1
Stafford +20 14 £34,000 +21.43% 1
Leek - 6 £28,750 - 1
Lichfield -3 1 £24,000 -26.15% 3
Cannock -5 1 £35,000 -2.78%
Rugeley - 1 £30,000 -
Analyst
West Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 36 (33.64%) SQL
2 32 (29.91%) Microsoft
3 24 (22.43%) Business Intelligence
4 23 (21.50%) SQL Server
5 22 (20.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 20 (18.69%) Analytical Skills
7 19 (17.76%) Microsoft Excel
8 18 (16.82%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (16.82%) Finance
8 18 (16.82%) User Acceptance Testing
9 17 (15.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 17 (15.89%) Microsoft Office
10 16 (14.95%) Problem-Solving
11 14 (13.08%) Games
12 13 (12.15%) Analytics
13 12 (11.21%) Degree
14 11 (10.28%) Business Analysis
15 10 (9.35%) SDLC
15 10 (9.35%) Logistics
15 10 (9.35%) Retail
15 10 (9.35%) Decision-Making
16 9 (8.41%) Kronos
16 9 (8.41%) Scrum
16 9 (8.41%) Migration
16 9 (8.41%) Acceptance Criteria
16 9 (8.41%) Northgate
16 9 (8.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 9 (8.41%) Test Automation
16 9 (8.41%) Waterfall
17 8 (7.48%) 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 2 (1.87%) SAS
2 1 (0.93%) Confluence
2 1 (0.93%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 19 (17.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (15.89%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (5.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (1.87%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (3.74%) ResourceLink
2 3 (2.80%) Line 500
2 3 (2.80%) Sage X3
3 2 (1.87%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.93%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.93%) Infor LN
4 1 (0.93%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.93%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.80%) Office 365
2 1 (0.93%) G Suite
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.80%) Firewall
1 3 (2.80%) Network Security
1 3 (2.80%) WAN
2 2 (1.87%) LAN
2 2 (1.87%) VoIP
2 2 (1.87%) Wireless
3 1 (0.93%) DHCP
3 1 (0.93%) DNS
3 1 (0.93%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.93%) MPLS
3 1 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.93%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (21.50%) SQL Server
2 22 (20.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (15.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (8.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (6.54%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (2.80%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (2.80%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.80%) Informix
6 3 (2.80%) Power BI
6 3 (2.80%) QlikView
7 2 (1.87%) MS Access
8 1 (0.93%) MySQL
8 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (2.80%) Selenium
2 2 (1.87%) JIRA
2 2 (1.87%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.87%) WebDriver
3 1 (0.93%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.93%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.93%) Ranorex
3 1 (0.93%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio Coded UI
3 1 (0.93%) Zephyr
General
1 18 (16.82%) Finance
2 14 (13.08%) Games
3 10 (9.35%) Retail
4 6 (5.61%) Legal
5 4 (3.74%) Banking
5 4 (3.74%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.80%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.87%) Advertising
7 2 (1.87%) Automotive
7 2 (1.87%) Billing
7 2 (1.87%) Marketing
8 1 (0.93%) Back Office
8 1 (0.93%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.87%) .NET
2 1 (0.93%) Gherkin
2 1 (0.93%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (18.69%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.74%) Driving Licence
2 4 (3.74%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.74%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (2.80%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.87%) Analytical Mindset
4 2 (1.87%) CMDB
4 2 (1.87%) Tandem
5 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.93%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.93%) IVR
5 1 (0.93%) User Experience
5 1 (0.93%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.48%) Windows
2 4 (3.74%) Windows 7
2 4 (3.74%) Windows Server
3 3 (2.80%) Windows 8
4 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.93%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (22.43%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (16.82%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (16.82%) User Acceptance Testing
3 16 (14.95%) Problem-Solving
4 13 (12.15%) Analytics
5 11 (10.28%) Business Analysis
6 10 (9.35%) Decision-Making
6 10 (9.35%) Logistics
6 10 (9.35%) SDLC
7 9 (8.41%) Acceptance Criteria
7 9 (8.41%) Migration
7 9 (8.41%) Scrum
7 9 (8.41%) Test Automation
7 9 (8.41%) Waterfall
8 8 (7.48%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (7.48%) Information Security
9 7 (6.54%) Commercial Awareness
9 7 (6.54%) Customer Requirements
9 7 (6.54%) ITIL
10 6 (5.61%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 36 (33.64%) SQL
2 4 (3.74%) C#
3 3 (2.80%) T-SQL
3 3 (2.80%) VBA
4 2 (1.87%) Java
4 2 (1.87%) VB
4 2 (1.87%) VBScript
5 1 (0.93%) C
5 1 (0.93%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (11.21%) Degree
2 2 (1.87%) CCNP
2 2 (1.87%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (1.87%) ISEB
3 1 (0.93%) CCNA
3 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.61%) SLA
2 3 (2.80%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.80%) QA
3 2 (1.87%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (2.80%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.93%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 32 (29.91%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.41%) Kronos
2 9 (8.41%) Northgate
3 5 (4.67%) Sage
3 5 (4.67%) SAP
4 4 (3.74%) Oracle
5 3 (2.80%) Tableau
6 2 (1.87%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.87%) Cisco
6 2 (1.87%) Google
6 2 (1.87%) Twitter
7 1 (0.93%) Avaya
7 1 (0.93%) Epicor
7 1 (0.93%) F5
7 1 (0.93%) Fortinet
7 1 (0.93%) Infor
7 1 (0.93%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.93%) McAfee