The median annual salary for an Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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

Analyst
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 2 17
Rank change year-on-year -5 +15  
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 88 128 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 16.24% 26.45% 14.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.70% 27.00% 14.45%
Number of salaries quoted 78 111 64
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £22,500 £26,775
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £57,500 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,500 £36,349 £37,000
% change year-on-year -2.33% -1.75%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 527 474 533
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 97.23% 97.93% 99.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2229 1833 2156
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Watford

Analyst
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for Analyst in Watford

Analyst
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Watford over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Analyst in Watford

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Watford region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 81 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (31.88%) Finance
3 52 (25.12%) Java
4 47 (22.71%) Scrum
5 44 (21.26%) SQL
5 44 (21.26%) Unix
6 39 (18.84%) Windows
6 39 (18.84%) Microsoft Office
7 37 (17.87%) Microsoft
8 34 (16.43%) Active Directory
9 32 (15.46%) Business Analysis
10 31 (14.98%) JIRA
11 27 (13.04%) Shell Script
11 27 (13.04%) Windows 7
11 27 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
12 25 (12.08%) Test Automation
12 25 (12.08%) Selenium
12 25 (12.08%) TDD
13 24 (11.59%) Linux
13 24 (11.59%) BDD
14 22 (10.63%) Microsoft Excel
15 21 (10.14%) QA
16 20 (9.66%) Waterfall
16 20 (9.66%) Retail
16 20 (9.66%) C#
17 19 (9.18%) Wealth Management
17 19 (9.18%) WebDriver
18 18 (8.70%) Line Management
18 18 (8.70%) ITIL
18 18 (8.70%) SOA

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 13 (6.28%) MS Exchange
2 10 (4.83%) Confluence
2 10 (4.83%) Tomcat
3 6 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (2.42%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.97%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.48%) JBoss
7 1 (0.48%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.48%) WebSphere
Applications
1 39 (18.84%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (10.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (2.90%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (3.38%) Magento
2 6 (2.90%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (2.42%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (2.42%) Oracle Retail
3 5 (2.42%) Sonata
4 1 (0.48%) BASE24
4 1 (0.48%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.48%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 17 (8.21%) Office 365
2 4 (1.93%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.45%) G Suite
4 2 (0.97%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.28%) Wireless
2 11 (5.31%) Firewall
3 7 (3.38%) FTP
4 6 (2.90%) LAN
5 5 (2.42%) Internet
6 4 (1.93%) VoIP
7 2 (0.97%) DHCP
7 2 (0.97%) DNS
7 2 (0.97%) LDAP
7 2 (0.97%) PBX
7 2 (0.97%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (0.97%) Skype
7 2 (0.97%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.97%) VPN
8 1 (0.48%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.35%) MySQL
2 8 (3.86%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.42%) Power BI
4 2 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.48%) QlikView
5 1 (0.48%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.48%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.48%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 31 (14.98%) JIRA
2 25 (12.08%) Selenium
3 19 (9.18%) WebDriver
4 16 (7.73%) Cucumber
5 13 (6.28%) HP UFT
6 11 (5.31%) JBehave
6 11 (5.31%) JUnit
7 10 (4.83%) Git (software)
7 10 (4.83%) Maven
7 10 (4.83%) SoapUI
8 5 (2.42%) LoadRunner
9 4 (1.93%) ClearQuest
9 4 (1.93%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.48%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.48%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.48%) Toad
General
1 66 (31.88%) Finance
2 20 (9.66%) Retail
3 9 (4.35%) Legal
4 8 (3.86%) Marketing
5 4 (1.93%) Banking
6 2 (0.97%) Back Office
6 2 (0.97%) French Language
6 2 (0.97%) German Language
6 2 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (7.73%) HTML
2 15 (7.25%) Gherkin
2 15 (7.25%) REST
2 15 (7.25%) SOAP
2 15 (7.25%) Web Services
2 15 (7.25%) XML
3 11 (5.31%) Hibernate
3 11 (5.31%) Spring
4 10 (4.83%) .NET
4 10 (4.83%) RESTful
5 7 (3.38%) JDBC
6 5 (2.42%) .NET Framework
7 4 (1.93%) IDoc
8 3 (1.45%) IBM Integration Bus
8 3 (1.45%) Middleware
9 1 (0.48%) Ajax
9 1 (0.48%) GWT
9 1 (0.48%) Java EE
9 1 (0.48%) SAP Fiori
9 1 (0.48%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 27 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.80%) Management Information System
3 10 (4.83%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (2.90%) Fintech
5 5 (2.42%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.93%) NHS
7 3 (1.45%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.45%) iPhone
7 3 (1.45%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.97%) Handset
9 1 (0.48%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.48%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 44 (21.26%) Unix
2 39 (18.84%) Windows
3 27 (13.04%) Windows 7
4 24 (11.59%) Linux
5 9 (4.35%) Windows 10
6 7 (3.38%) Solaris
6 7 (3.38%) Windows 8
6 7 (3.38%) Windows Server
7 5 (2.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (2.42%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.93%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.45%) Android
10 2 (0.97%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (22.71%) Scrum
3 32 (15.46%) Business Analysis
4 25 (12.08%) TDD
4 25 (12.08%) Test Automation
5 24 (11.59%) BDD
6 20 (9.66%) Waterfall
7 19 (9.18%) Wealth Management
8 18 (8.70%) ITIL
8 18 (8.70%) Line Management
8 18 (8.70%) SOA
9 17 (8.21%) Continuous Delivery
9 17 (8.21%) SDLC
10 16 (7.73%) Regression Testing
10 16 (7.73%) Test Scripting
11 15 (7.25%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (7.25%) Kanban
11 15 (7.25%) OO
11 15 (7.25%) OOD
11 15 (7.25%) UML
Programming Languages
1 52 (25.12%) Java
2 44 (21.26%) SQL
3 27 (13.04%) Shell Script
4 20 (9.66%) C#
5 15 (7.25%) JavaScript
6 12 (5.80%) Python
7 8 (3.86%) Bash Shell
7 8 (3.86%) Perl
8 7 (3.38%) PHP
9 5 (2.42%) ABAP
10 3 (1.45%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.97%) VBA
12 1 (0.48%) C
12 1 (0.48%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.48%) R
12 1 (0.48%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (6.76%) Degree
2 7 (3.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.42%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.97%) CCNA
4 2 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.97%) MCSA
5 1 (0.48%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.48%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.48%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (10.14%) QA
2 6 (2.90%) PMO
2 6 (2.90%) SLA
3 3 (1.45%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.48%) P3O
System Software
1 34 (16.43%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.90%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.97%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.97%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (0.97%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (2.42%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.97%) vCenter Server
3 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.48%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 37 (17.87%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.76%) Atlassian
3 13 (6.28%) Oracle
4 9 (4.35%) SAP
5 8 (3.86%) Google
6 7 (3.38%) VMware
7 6 (2.90%) HP
8 5 (2.42%) Avaloq
8 5 (2.42%) FNZ
8 5 (2.42%) IBM
8 5 (2.42%) Retek
9 4 (1.93%) Planview
10 3 (1.45%) Cisco
10 3 (1.45%) Cognos
10 3 (1.45%) Informatica
10 3 (1.45%) MuleSoft
10 3 (1.45%) TIBCO
10 3 (1.45%) WSO2
11 1 (0.48%) OpenText
11 1 (0.48%) Siebel
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