The median annual salary for a Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

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

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Analyst
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 5 2 2
Rank change year-on-year -3 0  
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 113 118 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 20.58% 20.59% 25.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.90% 21.22% 25.46%
Number of salaries quoted 91 102 104
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,100 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £53,100 £54,250
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +1.40% +1.42%  

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 516 556 487
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 93.99% 97.03% 98.98%
Number of salaries quoted 435 479 366
Median salary £48,750 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,650 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford that featured Analyst in the job title.

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 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Analyst in Watford

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 March 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.

1 133 (52.99%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (48.21%) Finance
3 75 (29.88%) Java
4 66 (26.29%) Scrum
4 66 (26.29%) Unix
5 64 (25.50%) SQL
6 54 (21.51%) Analytical Skills
7 50 (19.92%) Linux
8 43 (17.13%) MS Office
9 42 (16.73%) Selenium
10 41 (16.33%) Oracle
11 37 (14.74%) MS Excel
12 36 (14.34%) Microsoft
13 34 (13.55%) QA
14 33 (13.15%) HP UFT
15 31 (12.35%) C#
16 30 (11.95%) Shell Script
17 29 (11.55%) Python
17 29 (11.55%) JIRA
17 29 (11.55%) Automation Testing
17 29 (11.55%) Functional Testing
17 29 (11.55%) Waterfall
18 28 (11.16%) Windows
19 27 (10.76%) Business Analysis
19 27 (10.76%) TDD
20 26 (10.36%) SDLC
21 25 (9.96%) Retail
22 23 (9.16%) ITIL
22 23 (9.16%) Cucumber
22 23 (9.16%) User Stories

Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 17 (6.77%) WebLogic
2 14 (5.58%) Confluence
3 12 (4.78%) Tomcat
4 9 (3.59%) WebSphere
5 8 (3.19%) JBoss
6 6 (2.39%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.59%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.80%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.40%) IIS
9 1 (0.40%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.40%) SAS
Applications
1 43 (17.13%) MS Office
2 37 (14.74%) MS Excel
3 10 (3.98%) MS Project
3 10 (3.98%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (5.18%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (4.38%) Magento
3 10 (3.98%) Oracle Retail
4 5 (1.99%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.59%) Office 365
2 2 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.80%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.38%) FTP
2 5 (1.99%) Firewall
2 5 (1.99%) LAN
2 5 (1.99%) Wireless
3 4 (1.59%) Internet
4 3 (1.20%) DHCP
4 3 (1.20%) DNS
4 3 (1.20%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (1.20%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.20%) VPN
5 2 (0.80%) Skype
6 1 (0.40%) AMQP
6 1 (0.40%) VoIP
6 1 (0.40%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.38%) MySQL
2 8 (3.19%) RDBMS
2 8 (3.19%) Relational Database
2 8 (3.19%) SQL Server
3 7 (2.79%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.59%) Cognos Report Studio
5 2 (0.80%) Power BI
6 1 (0.40%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.40%) DB2
6 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 42 (16.73%) Selenium
2 33 (13.15%) HP UFT
3 29 (11.55%) JIRA
4 23 (9.16%) Cucumber
5 22 (8.76%) WebDriver
6 15 (5.98%) JUnit
7 13 (5.18%) Git (software)
7 13 (5.18%) Maven
8 12 (4.78%) SoapUI
9 11 (4.38%) LoadRunner
10 6 (2.39%) ClearQuest
10 6 (2.39%) JBehave
11 1 (0.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.40%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.40%) FishEye
11 1 (0.40%) Gradle
11 1 (0.40%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.40%) SonarQube
11 1 (0.40%) Sonatype Nexus
11 1 (0.40%) Zephyr
General
1 121 (48.21%) Finance
2 25 (9.96%) Retail
3 7 (2.79%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.39%) Marketing
5 4 (1.59%) Banking
5 4 (1.59%) Legal
6 1 (0.40%) Back Office
6 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (7.97%) Hibernate
1 20 (7.97%) Spring
2 13 (5.18%) Gherkin
3 12 (4.78%) REST
3 12 (4.78%) RESTful
3 12 (4.78%) SOAP
3 12 (4.78%) Web Services
3 12 (4.78%) XML
4 11 (4.38%) JDBC
5 9 (3.59%) HTML
6 8 (3.19%) Ajax
6 8 (3.19%) GWT
6 8 (3.19%) Java EE
7 5 (1.99%) .NET
7 5 (1.99%) .NET Framework
7 5 (1.99%) AngularJS
7 5 (1.99%) CSS3
7 5 (1.99%) Ember.js
7 5 (1.99%) HTML5
7 5 (1.99%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 54 (21.51%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.19%) Fintech
3 7 (2.79%) FMCG
4 6 (2.39%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (1.99%) PKI
6 4 (1.59%) Handset
6 4 (1.59%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.20%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.20%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.20%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.20%) NHS
8 2 (0.80%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.80%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.40%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.40%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.40%) iPhone
9 1 (0.40%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 66 (26.29%) Unix
2 50 (19.92%) Linux
3 28 (11.16%) Windows
4 18 (7.17%) Windows 7
5 11 (4.38%) Solaris
6 8 (3.19%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.59%) Windows 10
7 4 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.80%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.80%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.40%) Android
10 1 (0.40%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (52.99%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (26.29%) Scrum
3 29 (11.55%) Automation Testing
3 29 (11.55%) Functional Testing
3 29 (11.55%) Waterfall
4 27 (10.76%) Business Analysis
4 27 (10.76%) TDD
5 26 (10.36%) SDLC
6 23 (9.16%) ITIL
6 23 (9.16%) User Stories
7 22 (8.76%) Regression Testing
8 21 (8.37%) Test Scripting
9 20 (7.97%) BDD
9 20 (7.97%) Test Automation
10 19 (7.57%) Stakeholder Management
11 18 (7.17%) Project Planning
12 16 (6.37%) Automated Testing
12 16 (6.37%) Mentoring
12 16 (6.37%) Non-Functional Testing
13 15 (5.98%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 75 (29.88%) Java
2 64 (25.50%) SQL
3 31 (12.35%) C#
4 30 (11.95%) Shell Script
5 29 (11.55%) Python
6 17 (6.77%) Perl
7 14 (5.58%) Bash Shell
8 11 (4.38%) PHP
9 9 (3.59%) JavaScript
10 7 (2.79%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.20%) AWK
11 3 (1.20%) Ruby
12 1 (0.40%) C
12 1 (0.40%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (3.59%) Degree
2 5 (1.99%) CEH
2 5 (1.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (1.99%) SSCP
3 2 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.40%) MCP
4 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.40%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (13.55%) QA
2 5 (1.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (1.99%) PMO
3 2 (0.80%) SLA
4 1 (0.40%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.40%) P3O
4 1 (0.40%) SDET
System Software
1 18 (7.17%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.20%) Terminal Services
2 3 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.20%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.80%) vSphere
4 1 (0.40%) Docker
4 1 (0.40%) Samba
Systems Management
1 5 (1.99%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 41 (16.33%) Oracle
2 36 (14.34%) Microsoft
3 16 (6.37%) Atlassian
3 16 (6.37%) HP
4 15 (5.98%) Planview
5 8 (3.19%) Cognos
6 6 (2.39%) Google
7 5 (1.99%) IBM
7 5 (1.99%) Retek
8 4 (1.59%) VMware
9 2 (0.80%) hybris
9 2 (0.80%) MuleSoft
9 2 (0.80%) SAP
9 2 (0.80%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.80%) WSO2
10 1 (0.40%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.40%) Citrix
10 1 (0.40%) Informatica
10 1 (0.40%) Sonatype
10 1 (0.40%) Sybase
Watford, Hertfordshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 15 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Hiring People
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 14 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Firway Consulting
Salary: From £24,000 to £27,000 per annum Circa £26000 + Bens
Posted: 18 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50,000 + Brilliant Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum Includes Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Whitby Munn
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus an attractive company Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50,000 DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Rushworths
Salary: Competitive base + car allowance & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Includes Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
TIG limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago