Period
to 21 February 2018

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

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

Analyst
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 10 4
Rank change year-on-year +1 -6 +3
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 1,540 1,608 2,072
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 15.62% 15.55% 19.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.15% 16.03% 19.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1,280 1,405 1,800
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £37,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.41% -1.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,718 £21,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £53,750 £52,500
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 9,535 10,030 10,571
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.70% 96.99% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 7,533 8,026 8,833
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in the West Midlands

Analyst
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Analyst in the West Midlands

Analyst
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Analyst in the West Midlands

Analyst
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 February 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
Birmingham +3 544 £37,500 +6.38% 56
Coventry -2 225 £36,500 -2.67% 31
Staffordshire +5 186 £32,500 -7.14% 23
Warwickshire -3 185 £35,000 -5.41% 28
Solihull -12 81 £32,500 -13.33% 7
Wolverhampton +7 50 £30,000 -31.03% 9
Herefordshire +36 49 £37,500 -25.00% 3
Worcestershire +2 42 £32,500 -10.96% 6
Shropshire -12 42 £34,000 -6.85% 6
Walsall 0 23 £30,000 -18.37%
West Bromwich -4 8 £40,000 -
Sutton Coldfield -9 8 £30,000 -5.51% 2
Dudley -2 7 £40,000 +48.15%
Halesowen - 5 £42,500 - 1
Wednesbury - 2 £24,500 -
Analyst
England

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 West Midlands region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 412 (26.75%) SQL
2 380 (24.68%) Microsoft
3 369 (23.96%) Finance
4 324 (21.04%) Agile Software Development
5 307 (19.94%) Windows
6 228 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
7 225 (14.61%) Business Analysis
8 186 (12.08%) ITIL
9 183 (11.88%) SQL Server
10 178 (11.56%) Degree
11 172 (11.17%) Stakeholder Management
12 158 (10.26%) Active Directory
13 154 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
14 137 (8.90%) Microsoft Office
15 129 (8.38%) Business Intelligence
16 123 (7.99%) Test Automation
17 110 (7.14%) Windows Server
18 108 (7.01%) C#
18 108 (7.01%) Retail
19 100 (6.49%) VMware
19 100 (6.49%) Project Management
19 100 (6.49%) QA
20 98 (6.36%) ISEB
21 95 (6.17%) SLA
22 93 (6.04%) Manufacturing
22 93 (6.04%) User Acceptance Testing
23 88 (5.71%) .NET
24 86 (5.58%) Mathematics
24 86 (5.58%) JIRA
25 84 (5.45%) SDLC

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 67 (4.35%) MS Exchange
2 56 (3.64%) SAS
3 27 (1.75%) SharePoint
4 19 (1.23%) CMS
5 17 (1.10%) IIS
6 11 (0.71%) Apache
6 11 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
7 10 (0.65%) Confluence
8 9 (0.58%) Drupal
8 9 (0.58%) Tomcat
9 8 (0.52%) Skype for Business
9 8 (0.52%) WordPress
10 5 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (0.32%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.26%) Apache Spark
11 4 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
12 3 (0.19%) OpenEdge
13 2 (0.13%) nginx
14 1 (0.065%) Apache Solr
14 1 (0.065%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 154 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 137 (8.90%) Microsoft Office
3 27 (1.75%) MS Visio
4 19 (1.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 15 (0.97%) SPSS
6 14 (0.91%) Microsoft Project
7 8 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.26%) AutoCAD
8 4 (0.26%) CATIA
8 4 (0.26%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.26%) SOLIDWORKS
9 1 (0.065%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 23 (1.49%) Dynamics NAV
2 19 (1.23%) SAP MM
3 16 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
3 16 (1.04%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 15 (0.97%) NetSuite
5 11 (0.71%) SAP SCM
5 11 (0.71%) SAP SD
6 8 (0.52%) Infor M3
6 8 (0.52%) Magento
6 8 (0.52%) SAP MII
6 8 (0.52%) SAP PP
6 8 (0.52%) SAP PP-PI
6 8 (0.52%) Shopify
7 7 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
7 7 (0.45%) SAP EWM
8 6 (0.39%) assyst
8 6 (0.39%) Postilion
8 6 (0.39%) SAP CO
8 6 (0.39%) SAP FI
8 6 (0.39%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 42 (2.73%) Office 365
2 25 (1.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (1.56%) SaaS
4 11 (0.71%) Google Analytics
5 9 (0.58%) GitHub
6 8 (0.52%) Basecamp
7 5 (0.32%) Dynamics 365
7 5 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (0.26%) AdWords
8 4 (0.26%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.13%) Amazon AWS
10 1 (0.065%) Adobe Analytics
10 1 (0.065%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.065%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.065%) Boomi
10 1 (0.065%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 79 (5.13%) Firewall
2 54 (3.51%) LAN
3 49 (3.18%) WAN
4 34 (2.21%) SAN
5 31 (2.01%) TCP/IP
6 23 (1.49%) DNS
7 21 (1.36%) SSL
8 20 (1.30%) VoIP
9 19 (1.23%) DHCP
10 18 (1.17%) IPsec
11 16 (1.04%) Internet
12 10 (0.65%) VPN
13 9 (0.58%) HTTP
13 9 (0.58%) Network Security
13 9 (0.58%) SMS
14 7 (0.45%) Skype
14 7 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
15 6 (0.39%) PBX
16 5 (0.32%) VLAN
17 3 (0.19%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 183 (11.88%) SQL Server
2 67 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 49 (3.18%) Data Warehouse
4 36 (2.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 34 (2.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 30 (1.95%) Power BI
7 28 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
8 26 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
9 20 (1.30%) Big Data
9 20 (1.30%) Relational Database
10 19 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
11 14 (0.91%) BusinessObjects
12 12 (0.78%) MySQL
13 11 (0.71%) QlikView
14 10 (0.65%) SAS Enterprise Guide
15 9 (0.58%) Data Mining
15 9 (0.58%) SQL Server 2000
15 9 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
16 8 (0.52%) Oracle Database
17 7 (0.45%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 86 (5.58%) JIRA
2 61 (3.96%) Selenium
3 15 (0.97%) HP UFT
4 14 (0.91%) SoapUI
5 12 (0.78%) Cucumber
5 12 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (0.71%) SpecFlow
6 11 (0.71%) Visual Studio
7 9 (0.58%) Git (software)
7 9 (0.58%) NuGet
7 9 (0.58%) TeamCity
8 8 (0.52%) Bugzilla
9 6 (0.39%) Appium
9 6 (0.39%) Calabash
9 6 (0.39%) WebDriver
10 5 (0.32%) Ranorex
10 5 (0.32%) Toad
11 4 (0.26%) AppScan
11 4 (0.26%) MSI
11 4 (0.26%) Rational DOORS
General
1 369 (23.96%) Finance
2 108 (7.01%) Retail
3 93 (6.04%) Manufacturing
4 62 (4.03%) Marketing
5 42 (2.73%) Banking
6 40 (2.60%) Legal
7 31 (2.01%) Advertising
8 23 (1.49%) Back Office
9 20 (1.30%) Automotive
10 17 (1.10%) Telecoms
11 15 (0.97%) Games
12 11 (0.71%) Billing
12 11 (0.71%) Retail Banking
13 8 (0.52%) Front Office
14 7 (0.45%) International Banking
14 7 (0.45%) Law
15 3 (0.19%) Corporate Banking
16 2 (0.13%) Aerospace
16 2 (0.13%) Investment Banking
16 2 (0.13%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (5.71%) .NET
2 69 (4.48%) XML
3 25 (1.62%) Web Services
4 19 (1.23%) SOAP
5 16 (1.04%) HTML
6 14 (0.91%) ASP.NET
7 13 (0.84%) AngularJS
8 12 (0.78%) XSLT
9 10 (0.65%) CSS
9 10 (0.65%) EDI
10 8 (0.52%) SAPUI5
11 7 (0.45%) .NET Framework
11 7 (0.45%) EDIFACT
12 6 (0.39%) JSON
13 5 (0.32%) Middleware
13 5 (0.32%) XSL
14 4 (0.26%) ASP.NET MVC
14 4 (0.26%) Gherkin
14 4 (0.26%) REST
15 3 (0.19%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 228 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (3.31%) Management Information System
3 47 (3.05%) Computer Science
4 41 (2.66%) Data Centre
5 25 (1.62%) Data Structures
6 23 (1.49%) Enterprise Storage
7 21 (1.36%) User Experience
8 19 (1.23%) Mobile App
9 17 (1.10%) EPoS
10 16 (1.04%) Driving Licence
11 12 (0.78%) Clustering
12 10 (0.65%) Fintech
13 8 (0.52%) Analytical Mindset
13 8 (0.52%) Client/Server
13 8 (0.52%) Data Protection Act
13 8 (0.52%) Handset
13 8 (0.52%) SCADA
13 8 (0.52%) Virtual Team
14 7 (0.45%) AS400
14 7 (0.45%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 307 (19.94%) Windows
2 110 (7.14%) Windows Server
3 59 (3.83%) Windows 7
4 48 (3.12%) Linux
5 32 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 31 (2.01%) Windows Server 2012
7 30 (1.95%) Unix
8 29 (1.88%) Windows Server 2008
9 28 (1.82%) Windows 10
10 14 (0.91%) Windows Vista
11 13 (0.84%) Windows XP
12 9 (0.58%) CentOS
13 7 (0.45%) Windows 8
14 6 (0.39%) Android
15 5 (0.32%) Apple iOS
15 5 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 2 (0.13%) Mac OS
17 1 (0.065%) Debian
17 1 (0.065%) Fedora
17 1 (0.065%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 324 (21.04%) Agile Software Development
2 225 (14.61%) Business Analysis
3 186 (12.08%) ITIL
4 172 (11.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 129 (8.38%) Business Intelligence
6 123 (7.99%) Test Automation
7 100 (6.49%) Project Management
8 93 (6.04%) User Acceptance Testing
9 86 (5.58%) Mathematics
10 84 (5.45%) ERP
10 84 (5.45%) SDLC
11 83 (5.39%) Analytics
11 83 (5.39%) Scrum
12 81 (5.26%) CRM
13 78 (5.06%) Test Scripting
14 75 (4.87%) Waterfall
15 74 (4.81%) Process Improvement
16 67 (4.35%) Logistics
17 62 (4.03%) Data Analysis
17 62 (4.03%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 412 (26.75%) SQL
2 108 (7.01%) C#
3 37 (2.40%) Java
4 34 (2.21%) VBA
5 30 (1.95%) Python
6 28 (1.82%) R
7 24 (1.56%) PowerShell
8 19 (1.23%) ABAP
9 17 (1.10%) PL/SQL
9 17 (1.10%) T-SQL
10 15 (0.97%) JavaScript
10 15 (0.97%) VB.NET
11 12 (0.78%) Bash Shell
11 12 (0.78%) C++
12 11 (0.71%) C
13 9 (0.58%) Shell Script
13 9 (0.58%) VBScript
14 6 (0.39%) PHP
15 5 (0.32%) VB
16 4 (0.26%) RPG
Qualifications
1 178 (11.56%) Degree
2 98 (6.36%) ISEB
3 53 (3.44%) ISTQB
4 45 (2.92%) Security Cleared
5 34 (2.21%) Microsoft Certification
6 31 (2.01%) Computer Science Degree
7 29 (1.88%) CISSP
8 28 (1.82%) SC Cleared
9 22 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
10 21 (1.36%) CISM
11 19 (1.23%) Numerate Degree
12 18 (1.17%) CEH
12 18 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
13 16 (1.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 15 (0.97%) CCNA
15 13 (0.84%) MCSE
16 12 (0.78%) IIBA
16 12 (0.78%) NVQ Level 3
17 11 (0.71%) GIAC
18 10 (0.65%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (6.49%) QA
2 95 (6.17%) SLA
3 42 (2.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 29 (1.88%) PMO
5 26 (1.69%) Data Quality
6 20 (1.30%) GDPR
7 18 (1.17%) COBIT
8 17 (1.10%) PCI DSS
9 4 (0.26%) P3O
9 4 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.13%) GxP
10 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.065%) BS7666
11 1 (0.065%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.065%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.065%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 158 (10.26%) Active Directory
2 57 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (1.75%) Hyper-V
4 24 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (0.58%) Virtual Servers
6 8 (0.52%) vSphere
7 7 (0.45%) XenApp
8 6 (0.39%) Snort
9 4 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (0.26%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.065%) Postfix
11 1 (0.065%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.065%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 20 (1.30%) SCCM
2 9 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (0.58%) vCenter Server
3 7 (0.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 6 (0.39%) WSUS
5 5 (0.32%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 5 (0.32%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 5 (0.32%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (0.32%) QRadar
5 5 (0.32%) SCOM
6 4 (0.26%) Backup Exec
6 4 (0.26%) EnCase
6 4 (0.26%) FTK
6 4 (0.26%) HP Fortify
6 4 (0.26%) Microsoft Clustering
6 4 (0.26%) Nagios
6 4 (0.26%) Oozie
6 4 (0.26%) WebInspect
7 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.13%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 380 (24.68%) Microsoft
2 100 (6.49%) VMware
3 79 (5.13%) SAP
4 65 (4.22%) Oracle
5 61 (3.96%) Citrix
6 37 (2.40%) Tableau
7 33 (2.14%) Cisco
8 31 (2.01%) Capita
9 30 (1.95%) JD Edwards
10 28 (1.82%) IBM
11 26 (1.69%) IFS
12 24 (1.56%) Remedy
13 23 (1.49%) HP
14 20 (1.30%) Dell
14 20 (1.30%) Infor
15 19 (1.23%) Epicor
15 19 (1.23%) NetApp
16 17 (1.10%) Google
16 17 (1.10%) Sage
17 15 (0.97%) EqualLogic