Period
to 31 March 2020

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 6 months to 31 March 2020.

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

Analyst
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
31 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 19 9 11
Rank change year-on-year -10 +2 -6
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 55 127 120
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Watford 12.17% 14.27% 12.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.39% 14.67% 12.41%
Number of salaries quoted 53 109 111
Median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% -21.05%
10th Percentile £25,150 £25,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £49,500 £60,000 £57,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £40,000 £32,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year +22.14% -6.43% -9.68%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford. 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
Watford
Permanent vacancies in Watford with a recognized job title 444 866 967
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.23% 97.30% 97.38%
Number of salaries quoted 376 664 876
Median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - -
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £75,000 £67,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Watford

Analyst
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for Analyst in Watford

Analyst
Salary Histogram in Watford

Salary distribution for jobs citing Analyst in Watford over the 6 months to 31 March 2020.

Salary histogram for Analyst in Watford

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 Watford region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 23 (41.82%) SQL
2 17 (30.91%) Windows
3 15 (27.27%) Active Directory
3 15 (27.27%) Office 365
3 15 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (25.45%) Microsoft
4 14 (25.45%) Firewall
5 13 (23.64%) Service Delivery
5 13 (23.64%) Change Management
6 12 (21.82%) Finance
6 12 (21.82%) Cisco
6 12 (21.82%) Problem-Solving
6 12 (21.82%) Azure
7 11 (20.00%) Wireless
8 10 (18.18%) Management Information System
9 9 (16.36%) Configuration Management
9 9 (16.36%) SharePoint
9 9 (16.36%) TCP/IP
9 9 (16.36%) ITIL
10 8 (14.55%) DNS
10 8 (14.55%) LAN
10 8 (14.55%) WAN
10 8 (14.55%) DHCP
10 8 (14.55%) XML
10 8 (14.55%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (14.55%) HP
10 8 (14.55%) Citrix
10 8 (14.55%) SAN
10 8 (14.55%) NetApp
10 8 (14.55%) Disaster Recovery

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 9 (16.36%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.82%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (9.09%) PeopleSoft HCM
1 5 (9.09%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 4 (7.27%) PeopleSoft CRM
2 4 (7.27%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 2 (3.64%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 15 (27.27%) Office 365
2 12 (21.82%) Azure
3 8 (14.55%) Azure Active Directory
3 8 (14.55%) OneDrive
4 3 (5.45%) AWS
5 2 (3.64%) G Suite
5 2 (3.64%) Power Platform
6 1 (1.82%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (1.82%) Firebase
6 1 (1.82%) GCP
6 1 (1.82%) Google Analytics
6 1 (1.82%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 14 (25.45%) Firewall
2 11 (20.00%) Wireless
3 9 (16.36%) TCP/IP
4 8 (14.55%) Cisco Wireless
4 8 (14.55%) DHCP
4 8 (14.55%) DNS
4 8 (14.55%) LAN
4 8 (14.55%) SAN
4 8 (14.55%) WAN
5 1 (1.82%) HTTP
5 1 (1.82%) IPv4
5 1 (1.82%) IPv6
5 1 (1.82%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.27%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.64%) Power BI
3 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.82%) BigQuery
4 1 (1.82%) MySQL
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (7.27%) PeopleTools
2 2 (3.64%) JIRA
2 2 (3.64%) Zephyr
3 1 (1.82%) JMeter
3 1 (1.82%) Postman
3 1 (1.82%) Selenium
General
1 12 (21.82%) Finance
2 5 (9.09%) Retail
3 1 (1.82%) French Language
3 1 (1.82%) Games
3 1 (1.82%) Legal
3 1 (1.82%) Marketing
3 1 (1.82%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.55%) XML
2 6 (10.91%) .NET
3 5 (9.09%) HTML
3 5 (9.09%) JSON
4 4 (7.27%) CSS
5 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (1.82%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 15 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (18.18%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.64%) AS400
3 2 (3.64%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.82%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 17 (30.91%) Windows
2 8 (14.55%) Windows Server
2 8 (14.55%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (14.55%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (14.55%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (12.73%) Windows 10
4 2 (3.64%) Linux
5 1 (1.82%) Android
5 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.82%) Unix
5 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.64%) Change Management
1 13 (23.64%) Service Delivery
2 12 (21.82%) Problem-Solving
3 9 (16.36%) Configuration Management
3 9 (16.36%) ITIL
4 8 (14.55%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (14.55%) Email Filtering
4 8 (14.55%) Incident Management
4 8 (14.55%) Kalman Filter
4 8 (14.55%) Technical Analysis
4 8 (14.55%) Web Filtering
5 6 (10.91%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (10.91%) Project Planning
6 5 (9.09%) Data Analysis
6 5 (9.09%) Integration Testing
6 5 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 5 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
6 5 (9.09%) Ticket Management
6 5 (9.09%) Unit Testing
6 5 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 23 (41.82%) SQL
2 7 (12.73%) Java
3 5 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.27%) PeopleCode
4 4 (7.27%) SQR
5 2 (3.64%) C#
5 2 (3.64%) RPG
5 2 (3.64%) RPG IV
6 1 (1.82%) C
6 1 (1.82%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 1 (1.82%) RPG/400
6 1 (1.82%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (5.45%) CCNA
1 3 (5.45%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (5.45%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.82%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.91%) PMO
2 4 (7.27%) QA
3 3 (5.45%) GDPR
4 1 (1.82%) HIPAA
4 1 (1.82%) ISO 20022
4 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 8 (14.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (14.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (14.55%) SCCM
2 1 (1.82%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 14 (25.45%) Microsoft
2 12 (21.82%) Cisco
3 8 (14.55%) Citrix
3 8 (14.55%) HP
3 8 (14.55%) NetApp
3 8 (14.55%) VMware
4 5 (9.09%) PeopleSoft
5 3 (5.45%) Google
5 3 (5.45%) LogicMonitor
5 3 (5.45%) Meraki
5 3 (5.45%) Palo Alto
5 3 (5.45%) Workday
6 2 (3.64%) Oracle
7 1 (1.82%) Adobe
7 1 (1.82%) Apple
7 1 (1.82%) Ceridian
7 1 (1.82%) McAfee
7 1 (1.82%) Sage
7 1 (1.82%) Tealium