Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 6 months to 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 4 7
Rank change year-on-year -6 +3 -4
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 151 231 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 15.24% 22.28% 17.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.79% 23.10% 17.95%
Number of salaries quoted 117 202 167
Watford median annual salary £37,500 £44,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.73% -1.11% -
10th Percentile £22,500 £25,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £56,000 £60,000 £56,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% -2.44% -1.20%

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 956 1000 1042
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.47% 96.43% 97.93%
Number of salaries quoted 799 861 849
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £75,000 £70,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -

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 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Analyst in Watford

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 41 (27.15%) Windows
2 39 (25.83%) Microsoft
3 35 (23.18%) Active Directory
4 33 (21.85%) SQL
5 31 (20.53%) Business Analysis
6 29 (19.21%) Microsoft Office
7 22 (14.57%) Retail
8 21 (13.91%) Wealth Management
9 20 (13.25%) Project Management
9 20 (13.25%) Management Information System
9 20 (13.25%) Office 365
10 19 (12.58%) User Acceptance Testing
11 17 (11.26%) Windows Server
11 17 (11.26%) Shell Script
11 17 (11.26%) PRINCE2
11 17 (11.26%) Unix
11 17 (11.26%) Java
11 17 (11.26%) JavaScript
12 16 (10.60%) SAP
12 16 (10.60%) Linux
12 16 (10.60%) Business Intelligence
13 15 (9.93%) MS Exchange
13 15 (9.93%) OOD
13 15 (9.93%) SOA
13 15 (9.93%) UML
13 15 (9.93%) OO
13 15 (9.93%) SOAP
13 15 (9.93%) Web Services
13 15 (9.93%) XML
13 15 (9.93%) HTML

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 15 (9.93%) MS Exchange
2 10 (6.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (5.30%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (5.30%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (5.30%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.32%) JBoss
4 2 (1.32%) NetWeaver
4 2 (1.32%) WebSphere
Applications
1 29 (19.21%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (9.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.99%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (5.96%) ResourceLink
2 6 (3.97%) Sonata
3 3 (1.99%) Orchard Housing
4 2 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.32%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.66%) BASE24
5 1 (0.66%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.66%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.66%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.66%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.66%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.66%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 20 (13.25%) Office 365
2 12 (7.95%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (6.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (3.97%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (3.97%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (2.65%) Mimecast
6 2 (1.32%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.95%) PBX
2 8 (5.30%) DHCP
2 8 (5.30%) DNS
2 8 (5.30%) Firewall
2 8 (5.30%) TCP/IP
2 8 (5.30%) VPN
3 7 (4.64%) Wireless
4 6 (3.97%) LDAP
4 6 (3.97%) Remote Desktop
4 6 (3.97%) Skype
5 5 (3.31%) Network Security
6 2 (1.32%) SAN
6 2 (1.32%) Unified Communications
6 2 (1.32%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.28%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (3.97%) MySQL
4 5 (3.31%) SAP BW
5 4 (2.65%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (1.99%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 3 (1.99%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.99%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.99%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.99%) SAP HANA
7 2 (1.32%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.66%) Big Data
8 1 (0.66%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.66%) OLAP
8 1 (0.66%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (0.66%) Power BI
8 1 (0.66%) QlikView
8 1 (0.66%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.99%) JIRA
1 3 (1.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (1.32%) Cucumber
2 2 (1.32%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.32%) Selenium
2 2 (1.32%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.66%) Toad
3 1 (0.66%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.66%) Zephyr
General
1 22 (14.57%) Retail
2 15 (9.93%) Finance
3 6 (3.97%) German Language
3 6 (3.97%) Marketing
4 4 (2.65%) Games
4 4 (2.65%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.99%) French Language
5 3 (1.99%) Legal
6 1 (0.66%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.93%) HTML
1 15 (9.93%) REST
1 15 (9.93%) SOAP
1 15 (9.93%) Web Services
1 15 (9.93%) XML
2 9 (5.96%) .NET
3 3 (1.99%) IDoc
4 2 (1.32%) Gherkin
5 1 (0.66%) ODBC
5 1 (0.66%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.66%) SAP Fiori
5 1 (0.66%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.25%) Management Information System
2 8 (5.30%) Data Centre
3 6 (3.97%) Fintech
3 6 (3.97%) Handset
4 5 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.99%) EPoS
6 2 (1.32%) AS400
6 2 (1.32%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.32%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.32%) iPhone
6 2 (1.32%) PKI
7 1 (0.66%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.66%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 41 (27.15%) Windows
2 17 (11.26%) Unix
2 17 (11.26%) Windows Server
3 16 (10.60%) Linux
4 15 (9.93%) Windows 7
5 9 (5.96%) Windows 8
6 8 (5.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (5.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (4.64%) Windows 10
8 6 (3.97%) CentOS
8 6 (3.97%) Mac OS
8 6 (3.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (3.97%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.32%) Android
9 2 (1.32%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (20.53%) Business Analysis
2 21 (13.91%) Wealth Management
3 20 (13.25%) Project Management
4 19 (12.58%) User Acceptance Testing
5 17 (11.26%) PRINCE2
6 16 (10.60%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (9.93%) OO
7 15 (9.93%) OOD
7 15 (9.93%) SOA
7 15 (9.93%) UML
8 14 (9.27%) Change Management
9 13 (8.61%) Asset Management
9 13 (8.61%) Continuous Improvement
9 13 (8.61%) ITSM
9 13 (8.61%) Service Management
10 12 (7.95%) Information Security
10 12 (7.95%) IT Asset Management
10 12 (7.95%) ITIL
11 10 (6.62%) Analytics
12 9 (5.96%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 33 (21.85%) SQL
2 17 (11.26%) Java
2 17 (11.26%) JavaScript
2 17 (11.26%) Shell Script
3 10 (6.62%) PowerShell
4 7 (4.64%) C#
5 6 (3.97%) ABAP
6 4 (2.65%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.32%) R
7 2 (1.32%) RPG
7 2 (1.32%) RPG IV
8 1 (0.66%) RPG/400
8 1 (0.66%) Ruby
8 1 (0.66%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (7.95%) Degree
2 5 (3.31%) CEH
2 5 (3.31%) CISSP
2 5 (3.31%) GCIH
2 5 (3.31%) GIAC
2 5 (3.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.65%) MCSA
4 3 (1.99%) CCNA
4 3 (1.99%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.99%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.32%) MCP
6 1 (0.66%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.66%) MCSE
6 1 (0.66%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.66%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.96%) SLA
2 4 (2.65%) QA
3 3 (1.99%) PMO
4 1 (0.66%) P3O
System Software
1 35 (23.18%) Active Directory
2 12 (7.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.30%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (3.97%) Hyper-V
4 6 (3.97%) Terminal Services
4 6 (3.97%) VMware Workstation
4 6 (3.97%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (4.64%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (3.97%) vCenter Server
3 2 (1.32%) Ansible
3 2 (1.32%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.32%) Puppet
3 2 (1.32%) Salt
3 2 (1.32%) SCCM
3 2 (1.32%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 39 (25.83%) Microsoft
2 16 (10.60%) SAP
3 13 (8.61%) VMware
4 8 (5.30%) HP
5 6 (3.97%) Avaloq
5 6 (3.97%) Citrix
5 6 (3.97%) FNZ
5 6 (3.97%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.99%) Cisco
6 3 (1.99%) Orchard
7 2 (1.32%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.32%) Dell
7 2 (1.32%) Google
7 2 (1.32%) NetApp
7 2 (1.32%) Veeam
8 1 (0.66%) Cognos
8 1 (0.66%) OpenText
8 1 (0.66%) Oracle