Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £36,500 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 9 9
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 1576 1910 1843
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 15.64% 16.55% 16.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.22% 17.21% 17.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1301 1622 1640
West Midlands median annual salary £36,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £53,750 £50,000
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 9716 11097 10597
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.40% 96.18% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 7999 8802 8814
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 -1 520 £37,500 - 14
Coventry -5 208 £33,250 -11.33% 8
Warwickshire -3 197 £37,500 +10.29% 7
Staffordshire +4 194 £32,500 -7.14% 6
Shropshire -1 99 £36,250 +5.21% 3
Solihull -2 93 £31,750 -9.29% 6
Wolverhampton +4 47 £27,500 -31.25%
Herefordshire +6 39 £37,500 +33.33% 1
Worcestershire -9 37 £32,739 +3.93% 1
Walsall -1 21 £37,500 +11.11% 2
Wednesbury -1 6 £24,500 -34.67% 1
Halesowen -35 6 £42,500 +102.38%
Sutton Coldfield -1 5 £29,000 +28.89%
Dudley -6 5 £40,000 +42.86%
West Bromwich -15 5 £40,000 -
Smethwick 0 1 £17,000 -2.86%
Willenhall -2 1 £21,000 -36.84%
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 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 West Midlands region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 360 (22.84%) Finance
2 357 (22.65%) Microsoft
3 353 (22.40%) Agile Software Development
4 346 (21.95%) SQL
5 276 (17.51%) Analytical Skills
6 261 (16.56%) Windows
7 218 (13.83%) Business Analysis
8 196 (12.44%) ITIL
9 168 (10.66%) Microsoft Excel
10 165 (10.47%) Stakeholder Management
11 155 (9.84%) Degree
12 147 (9.33%) Active Directory
13 144 (9.14%) Microsoft Office
14 140 (8.88%) SQL Server
15 133 (8.44%) Retail
16 129 (8.19%) Test Automation
17 120 (7.61%) Business Intelligence
18 119 (7.55%) VMware
19 113 (7.17%) QA
20 102 (6.47%) ISEB
21 100 (6.35%) Project Management
22 97 (6.15%) SAP
22 97 (6.15%) Scrum
22 97 (6.15%) JIRA
22 97 (6.15%) Test Scripting
23 96 (6.09%) User Acceptance Testing
23 96 (6.09%) Data Analysis
24 95 (6.03%) Analytics
25 94 (5.96%) Waterfall
26 89 (5.65%) Firewall

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 60 (3.81%) MS Exchange
1 60 (3.81%) SAS
2 31 (1.97%) SharePoint
3 19 (1.21%) Confluence
4 15 (0.95%) Apache
5 12 (0.76%) CMS
6 9 (0.57%) Tomcat
7 6 (0.38%) Apache Spark
7 6 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (0.32%) IIS
8 5 (0.32%) Skype for Business
9 4 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (0.25%) JBoss
9 4 (0.25%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.19%) Moodle
11 2 (0.13%) Drupal
11 2 (0.13%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.063%) MS Project Server
12 1 (0.063%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 168 (10.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 144 (9.14%) Microsoft Office
3 37 (2.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 31 (1.97%) MS Visio
5 21 (1.33%) Microsoft Project
6 16 (1.02%) SPSS
7 4 (0.25%) InfoPath
7 4 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.13%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.13%) CATIA
8 2 (0.13%) Open Workbench
8 2 (0.13%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 29 (1.84%) SAP MM
2 20 (1.27%) SAP CO
2 20 (1.27%) SAP FI
2 20 (1.27%) SAP FI/CO
3 17 (1.08%) SAP EWM
4 15 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
5 14 (0.89%) SAP MII
5 14 (0.89%) SAP PP
5 14 (0.89%) SAP PP-PI
6 9 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
7 8 (0.51%) assyst
7 8 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
8 7 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
9 5 (0.32%) Unit4 Business World
10 4 (0.25%) Infor M3
10 4 (0.25%) JDE EnterpriseOne
11 3 (0.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 3 (0.19%) SAP LE
11 3 (0.19%) SAP SCM
11 3 (0.19%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 66 (4.19%) Office 365
2 40 (2.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (1.33%) SaaS
4 16 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
5 13 (0.82%) GitHub
6 12 (0.76%) PaaS
7 10 (0.63%) Google Analytics
7 10 (0.63%) IaaS
8 5 (0.32%) Dynamics 365
8 5 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.25%) AdWords
9 4 (0.25%) Mimecast
10 2 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.13%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.063%) Basecamp
11 1 (0.063%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 89 (5.65%) Firewall
2 52 (3.30%) LAN
3 44 (2.79%) WAN
4 29 (1.84%) TCP/IP
5 28 (1.78%) SAN
6 25 (1.59%) Internet
7 20 (1.27%) Network Security
8 18 (1.14%) VoIP
9 16 (1.02%) DNS
10 15 (0.95%) DHCP
11 11 (0.70%) SSL
12 10 (0.63%) IPsec
12 10 (0.63%) VPN
13 7 (0.44%) VLAN
14 6 (0.38%) Skype
14 6 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
14 6 (0.38%) Wireless
15 4 (0.25%) HTTP
15 4 (0.25%) Structured Cabling
16 3 (0.19%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (8.88%) SQL Server
2 57 (3.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 42 (2.66%) Data Warehouse
4 39 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 27 (1.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 21 (1.33%) BusinessObjects
6 21 (1.33%) Power BI
6 21 (1.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 19 (1.21%) Oracle Database
8 18 (1.14%) MS Access
9 17 (1.08%) Big Data
9 17 (1.08%) QlikView
10 16 (1.02%) Relational Database
11 15 (0.95%) OLAP
11 15 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
12 14 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
13 13 (0.82%) MySQL
14 12 (0.76%) Crystal Reports
15 11 (0.70%) Hadoop
16 9 (0.57%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 97 (6.15%) JIRA
2 80 (5.08%) Selenium
3 30 (1.90%) SoapUI
4 18 (1.14%) Appium
4 18 (1.14%) InstallShield
4 18 (1.14%) Jenkins
4 18 (1.14%) JMeter
4 18 (1.14%) MSI
5 17 (1.08%) Cucumber
6 15 (0.95%) SpecFlow
7 14 (0.89%) Calabash
8 11 (0.70%) Git (software)
8 11 (0.70%) HP UFT
8 11 (0.70%) Ranorex
8 11 (0.70%) TeamCity
9 10 (0.63%) JBehave
9 10 (0.63%) WATIR
9 10 (0.63%) WebDriver
10 9 (0.57%) eggPlant
10 9 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 360 (22.84%) Finance
2 133 (8.44%) Retail
3 81 (5.14%) Marketing
4 63 (4.00%) Manufacturing
5 36 (2.28%) Banking
6 21 (1.33%) Legal
7 19 (1.21%) Advertising
7 19 (1.21%) Automotive
8 13 (0.82%) Telecoms
9 10 (0.63%) Back Office
10 7 (0.44%) Games
11 6 (0.38%) Front Office
11 6 (0.38%) Law
11 6 (0.38%) Local Government
12 5 (0.32%) French Language
12 5 (0.32%) German Language
12 5 (0.32%) Investment Banking
12 5 (0.32%) Spanish Language
13 4 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (4.70%) .NET
2 48 (3.05%) XML
3 32 (2.03%) Web Services
4 22 (1.40%) HTML
4 22 (1.40%) SOAP
5 16 (1.02%) CSS
6 14 (0.89%) ASP.NET
6 14 (0.89%) SAPUI5
7 13 (0.82%) AngularJS
8 12 (0.76%) Gherkin
9 11 (0.70%) EDI
10 7 (0.44%) Middleware
11 6 (0.38%) EDIFACT
11 6 (0.38%) WinForms
12 5 (0.32%) jQuery
12 5 (0.32%) JSON
12 5 (0.32%) REST
12 5 (0.32%) XML Schema
13 4 (0.25%) J2EE
14 3 (0.19%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 276 (17.51%) Analytical Skills
2 72 (4.57%) Management Information System
3 52 (3.30%) Computer Science
4 43 (2.73%) Data Centre
5 25 (1.59%) Enterprise Storage
6 21 (1.33%) Data Structures
7 18 (1.14%) EPoS
7 18 (1.14%) iPad
8 16 (1.02%) Driving Licence
9 15 (0.95%) Mobile App
10 14 (0.89%) Video Conferencing
11 12 (0.76%) User Experience
12 11 (0.70%) Algorithms
12 11 (0.70%) Virtual Team
13 10 (0.63%) SCADA
14 9 (0.57%) Clustering
14 9 (0.57%) Data Protection Act
14 9 (0.57%) Fintech
14 9 (0.57%) Reference Data
15 8 (0.51%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 261 (16.56%) Windows
2 82 (5.20%) Windows Server
3 55 (3.49%) Windows 7
4 52 (3.30%) Linux
5 43 (2.73%) Windows 10
6 40 (2.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 34 (2.16%) Windows Server 2012
8 27 (1.71%) Windows Server 2003
9 25 (1.59%) Unix
10 12 (0.76%) Android
10 12 (0.76%) Apple iOS
11 11 (0.70%) Windows XP
12 9 (0.57%) CentOS
13 8 (0.51%) Windows Vista
14 7 (0.44%) Windows 8
15 4 (0.25%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.19%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 2 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
18 1 (0.063%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 353 (22.40%) Agile Software Development
2 218 (13.83%) Business Analysis
3 196 (12.44%) ITIL
4 165 (10.47%) Stakeholder Management
5 129 (8.19%) Test Automation
6 120 (7.61%) Business Intelligence
7 100 (6.35%) Project Management
8 97 (6.15%) Scrum
8 97 (6.15%) Test Scripting
9 96 (6.09%) Data Analysis
9 96 (6.09%) User Acceptance Testing
10 95 (6.03%) Analytics
11 94 (5.96%) Waterfall
12 85 (5.39%) User Stories
13 84 (5.33%) Change Management
14 82 (5.20%) CRM
15 72 (4.57%) E-Commerce
16 71 (4.51%) SDLC
17 65 (4.12%) Mathematics
18 64 (4.06%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 346 (21.95%) SQL
2 85 (5.39%) C#
3 66 (4.19%) Java
4 37 (2.35%) PowerShell
5 36 (2.28%) VBA
6 32 (2.03%) Python
7 27 (1.71%) JavaScript
8 26 (1.65%) R
9 21 (1.33%) VBScript
10 20 (1.27%) ABAP
11 17 (1.08%) T-SQL
12 15 (0.95%) C
12 15 (0.95%) PL/SQL
13 13 (0.82%) Bash Shell
14 10 (0.63%) VB
15 7 (0.44%) Shell Script
16 6 (0.38%) VB.NET
17 5 (0.32%) Ruby
18 3 (0.19%) FoxPro (VFP)
18 3 (0.19%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 155 (9.84%) Degree
2 102 (6.47%) ISEB
3 63 (4.00%) Security Cleared
4 56 (3.55%) SC Cleared
5 44 (2.79%) ISTQB
6 43 (2.73%) Microsoft Certification
7 39 (2.47%) CISSP
7 39 (2.47%) Computer Science Degree
8 28 (1.78%) Cisco Certification
9 24 (1.52%) CISM
10 23 (1.46%) CCNA
11 21 (1.33%) MCSE
12 19 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
13 15 (0.95%) PhD
14 14 (0.89%) GCIH
14 14 (0.89%) GIAC
15 13 (0.82%) CEH
15 13 (0.82%) IIBA
16 12 (0.76%) DV Cleared
16 12 (0.76%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (7.17%) QA
2 87 (5.52%) SLA
3 38 (2.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 36 (2.28%) PMO
5 26 (1.65%) GDPR
6 23 (1.46%) Data Quality
7 22 (1.40%) PCI DSS
8 13 (0.82%) COBIT
9 10 (0.63%) Cyber Essentials
9 10 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 8 (0.51%) BS25999
11 4 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 3 (0.19%) P3O
13 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 1 (0.063%) FINRA
14 1 (0.063%) HIPAA
14 1 (0.063%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 147 (9.33%) Active Directory
2 64 (4.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (2.22%) Hyper-V
4 19 (1.21%) Microsoft App-V
5 18 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (0.82%) XenApp
7 12 (0.76%) Snort
8 10 (0.63%) vSphere
9 9 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
10 7 (0.44%) Docker
10 7 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
10 7 (0.44%) XenDesktop
11 5 (0.32%) Virtual Desktop
12 3 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (0.13%) BitLocker
13 2 (0.13%) XenServer
14 1 (0.063%) Postfix
14 1 (0.063%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 49 (3.11%) SCCM
2 11 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
3 9 (0.57%) vCenter Server
4 8 (0.51%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 8 (0.51%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 8 (0.51%) SCOM
5 7 (0.44%) QRadar
5 7 (0.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 6 (0.38%) Ansible
6 6 (0.38%) Puppet
6 6 (0.38%) Terraform
6 6 (0.38%) WSUS
7 5 (0.32%) Oozie
8 4 (0.25%) Backup Exec
8 4 (0.25%) EnCase
8 4 (0.25%) FTK
8 4 (0.25%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (0.19%) FortiGate
9 3 (0.19%) RSA Archer
9 3 (0.19%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 357 (22.65%) Microsoft
2 119 (7.55%) VMware
3 97 (6.15%) SAP
4 87 (5.52%) Citrix
5 65 (4.12%) Oracle
6 46 (2.92%) Cisco
6 46 (2.92%) Tableau
7 38 (2.41%) Remedy
8 25 (1.59%) IBM
9 24 (1.52%) Dell
10 21 (1.33%) Google
10 21 (1.33%) NetApp
11 19 (1.21%) EqualLogic
11 19 (1.21%) HP
12 18 (1.14%) AppSense
13 15 (0.95%) ServiceNow
14 13 (0.82%) Capita
15 11 (0.70%) CheckPoint
15 11 (0.70%) Cognos
16 10 (0.63%) Juniper