The median annual salary for an Analyst was £36,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 7 12
Rank change year-on-year -4 +5  
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 828 976 829
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 15.97% 16.02% 14.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.49% 16.64% 14.88%
Number of salaries quoted 678 800 691
Median salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.85% -5.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,571 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.54% -2.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5022 5865 5572
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.88% 96.29% 96.85%
Number of salaries quoted 4254 4605 4626
Median salary £40,000 £38,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

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 3 months to 26 June 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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -4 274 £37,500 - 48
Coventry +7 145 £40,000 +9.58% 12
Staffordshire +8 102 £30,000 - 8
Warwickshire -8 76 £40,000 +9.58% 10
Solihull +1 52 £37,500 +56.25% 12
Shropshire -6 41 £32,750 +0.76% 9
Worcestershire +8 33 £31,030 +12.83% 2
Walsall +2 11 £37,500 +15.38% 2
Wolverhampton -3 9 £35,000 -19.54% 2
Herefordshire -9 5 £35,000 -16.66% 5
Dudley -1 4 £25,000 -5.66%
West Bromwich -6 4 £40,000 -27.27%
Halesowen - 2 £25,500 -
Smethwick - 2 £23,500 -
Willenhall 0 1 £21,000 -35.38%
Sutton Coldfield -9 1 £23,500 +14.63%
Stourbridge - 1 £25,000 -
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 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 West Midlands region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 365 (23.76%) Finance
2 344 (22.40%) SQL
3 311 (20.25%) Analytical Skills
4 283 (18.42%) Microsoft
4 283 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
5 220 (14.32%) Business Analysis
6 199 (12.96%) Windows
7 164 (10.68%) ITIL
8 159 (10.35%) Microsoft Excel
9 158 (10.29%) Degree
10 147 (9.57%) SQL Server
11 146 (9.51%) Retail
12 130 (8.46%) Test Automation
13 129 (8.40%) ISEB
14 123 (8.01%) Microsoft Office
15 119 (7.75%) Project Management
16 113 (7.36%) Business Intelligence
17 110 (7.16%) User Acceptance Testing
18 108 (7.03%) QA
19 107 (6.97%) Test Scripting
20 102 (6.64%) Stakeholder Management
21 98 (6.38%) Data Analysis
22 97 (6.32%) SAP
22 97 (6.32%) Waterfall
23 91 (5.92%) Active Directory
24 87 (5.66%) Oracle
25 86 (5.60%) Manufacturing
26 85 (5.53%) Analytics
27 81 (5.27%) SDLC
28 80 (5.21%) ERP

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 65 (4.23%) SAS
2 39 (2.54%) SharePoint
3 32 (2.08%) MS Exchange
4 17 (1.11%) IIS
5 12 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (0.52%) Confluence
6 8 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (0.39%) JBoss
7 6 (0.39%) WebLogic
8 5 (0.33%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.20%) Apache
9 3 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.20%) MS Project Server
9 3 (0.20%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.13%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.13%) Moodle
10 2 (0.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.13%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.065%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 159 (10.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 123 (8.01%) Microsoft Office
3 44 (2.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 44 (2.86%) MS Visio
4 19 (1.24%) Spreadsheet
5 18 (1.17%) SPSS
6 16 (1.04%) Microsoft Project
7 8 (0.52%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 25 (1.63%) SAP MM
2 17 (1.11%) SAP Retail
3 16 (1.04%) SAP CAR
3 16 (1.04%) SAP POS DM
4 12 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
5 11 (0.72%) SAP CO
6 9 (0.59%) SAP LE
6 9 (0.59%) SAP SCM
7 8 (0.52%) assyst
7 8 (0.52%) SAP FI
7 8 (0.52%) SAP FI/CO
7 8 (0.52%) SAP SD
8 7 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
9 6 (0.39%) Workfront
10 4 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
10 4 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
10 4 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
10 4 (0.26%) SAP ERP
11 3 (0.20%) OpenText MBPM
11 3 (0.20%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 41 (2.67%) Office 365
2 27 (1.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (0.65%) Google Analytics
5 8 (0.52%) PaaS
5 8 (0.52%) SaaS
6 7 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.39%) IaaS
8 4 (0.26%) GitHub
8 4 (0.26%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.13%) G Suite
10 1 (0.065%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.065%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.065%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 56 (3.65%) Firewall
2 31 (2.02%) LAN
3 30 (1.95%) TCP/IP
4 28 (1.82%) WAN
5 20 (1.30%) Internet
6 17 (1.11%) Network Security
7 16 (1.04%) VPN
7 16 (1.04%) Wireshark
8 15 (0.98%) VoIP
9 13 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
10 11 (0.72%) DNS
11 10 (0.65%) VLAN
11 10 (0.65%) Wireless
12 9 (0.59%) DHCP
12 9 (0.59%) MPLS
12 9 (0.59%) SAN
13 8 (0.52%) ADSL
14 7 (0.46%) HTTP
14 7 (0.46%) Skype
15 5 (0.33%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (9.57%) SQL Server
2 51 (3.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 49 (3.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 46 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
5 34 (2.21%) BusinessObjects
6 23 (1.50%) Relational Database
7 20 (1.30%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 19 (1.24%) Big Data
8 19 (1.24%) Oracle Database
9 16 (1.04%) QlikView
10 14 (0.91%) Data Mining
10 14 (0.91%) OLAP
11 13 (0.85%) MySQL
11 13 (0.85%) Power BI
12 12 (0.78%) MS Access
12 12 (0.78%) Spotfire
12 12 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 11 (0.72%) MongoDB
13 11 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
14 9 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 71 (4.62%) Selenium
2 42 (2.73%) JIRA
3 29 (1.89%) JMeter
4 28 (1.82%) Cucumber
4 28 (1.82%) SoapUI
5 13 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (0.78%) SpecFlow
7 11 (0.72%) eggPlant
7 11 (0.72%) Jenkins
7 11 (0.72%) Ranorex
8 10 (0.65%) WATIR
9 9 (0.59%) JBehave
10 8 (0.52%) HP UFT
11 7 (0.46%) Burp Suite
11 7 (0.46%) Fiddler
11 7 (0.46%) Git (software)
12 6 (0.39%) Robot Framework
13 5 (0.33%) Gatling
13 5 (0.33%) InstallShield
13 5 (0.33%) MSI
General
1 365 (23.76%) Finance
2 146 (9.51%) Retail
3 86 (5.60%) Manufacturing
4 77 (5.01%) Marketing
5 44 (2.86%) Banking
6 21 (1.37%) Legal
7 18 (1.17%) Telecoms
8 16 (1.04%) Automotive
9 15 (0.98%) Advertising
10 14 (0.91%) French Language
10 14 (0.91%) Games
10 14 (0.91%) German Language
10 14 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
11 12 (0.78%) Spanish Language
12 9 (0.59%) Billing
13 8 (0.52%) Law
13 8 (0.52%) Military
14 5 (0.33%) Retail Banking
15 4 (0.26%) Danish Language
15 4 (0.26%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (4.04%) .NET
2 42 (2.73%) XML
3 35 (2.28%) Web Services
4 33 (2.15%) SOAP
5 28 (1.82%) HTML
6 19 (1.24%) ASP.NET
7 18 (1.17%) CSS
8 15 (0.98%) Middleware
9 12 (0.78%) Gherkin
10 10 (0.65%) .NET Framework
11 9 (0.59%) EDI
12 8 (0.52%) HTML5
12 8 (0.52%) J2EE
12 8 (0.52%) jQuery
12 8 (0.52%) WPF
13 4 (0.26%) AngularJS
13 4 (0.26%) JSON
14 3 (0.20%) REST
14 3 (0.20%) RESTful
14 3 (0.20%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 311 (20.25%) Analytical Skills
2 76 (4.95%) Management Information System
3 55 (3.58%) Computer Science
4 39 (2.54%) Data Centre
5 34 (2.21%) Driving Licence
6 25 (1.63%) iPad
7 23 (1.50%) User Experience
8 18 (1.17%) Algorithms
8 18 (1.17%) Cyberthreat
8 18 (1.17%) Security Operations Centre
9 16 (1.04%) Reinsurance
10 13 (0.85%) NHS
11 12 (0.78%) Clustering
11 12 (0.78%) SCADA
11 12 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
12 11 (0.72%) Data Structures
13 10 (0.65%) Cyber Attack
13 10 (0.65%) EPoS
14 9 (0.59%) AS400
15 8 (0.52%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 199 (12.96%) Windows
2 61 (3.97%) Linux
3 56 (3.65%) Windows Server
4 47 (3.06%) Unix
5 44 (2.86%) Windows 7
6 32 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 30 (1.95%) Windows Server 2012
8 29 (1.89%) Windows 10
9 16 (1.04%) Windows 8
10 15 (0.98%) Android
11 11 (0.72%) Windows XP
12 10 (0.65%) Apple iOS
13 8 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
14 5 (0.33%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 3 (0.20%) SUSE
17 2 (0.13%) Fedora
17 2 (0.13%) Mac OS
17 2 (0.13%) Ubuntu
18 1 (0.065%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 283 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
2 220 (14.32%) Business Analysis
3 164 (10.68%) ITIL
4 130 (8.46%) Test Automation
5 119 (7.75%) Project Management
6 113 (7.36%) Business Intelligence
7 110 (7.16%) User Acceptance Testing
8 107 (6.97%) Test Scripting
9 102 (6.64%) Stakeholder Management
10 98 (6.38%) Data Analysis
11 97 (6.32%) Waterfall
12 85 (5.53%) Analytics
13 81 (5.27%) SDLC
14 80 (5.21%) ERP
15 74 (4.82%) Scrum
16 73 (4.75%) User Stories
17 69 (4.49%) CRM
18 65 (4.23%) SIEM
19 62 (4.04%) Change Management
20 60 (3.91%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 344 (22.40%) SQL
2 55 (3.58%) C#
3 53 (3.45%) Java
4 32 (2.08%) VBA
5 25 (1.63%) T-SQL
6 24 (1.56%) R
7 20 (1.30%) VBScript
8 19 (1.24%) Python
8 19 (1.24%) VB
9 18 (1.17%) JavaScript
10 16 (1.04%) C
10 16 (1.04%) PowerShell
11 15 (0.98%) VB.NET
12 9 (0.59%) Bash Shell
12 9 (0.59%) RPG
13 8 (0.52%) PL/SQL
13 8 (0.52%) Scala
14 7 (0.46%) ABAP
14 7 (0.46%) XAML
15 5 (0.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 158 (10.29%) Degree
2 129 (8.40%) ISEB
3 66 (4.30%) ISTQB
4 46 (2.99%) Security Cleared
5 43 (2.80%) Computer Science Degree
6 32 (2.08%) GIAC
7 30 (1.95%) CISSP
8 29 (1.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 29 (1.89%) SC Cleared
9 21 (1.37%) CEH
9 21 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
10 20 (1.30%) CISM
11 16 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
11 16 (1.04%) GCIH
12 15 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 14 (0.91%) CCNA
14 11 (0.72%) IIBA
14 11 (0.72%) SANS
15 10 (0.65%) ISEB Practitioner
16 9 (0.59%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (7.03%) QA
2 53 (3.45%) SLA
3 42 (2.73%) PMO
4 38 (2.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 24 (1.56%) PCI DSS
6 21 (1.37%) Data Quality
7 12 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 10 (0.65%) BS25999
9 5 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 2 (0.13%) COBIT
11 2 (0.13%) FINRA
12 1 (0.065%) COSO
12 1 (0.065%) GPG13
12 1 (0.065%) GxP
System Software
1 91 (5.92%) Active Directory
2 32 (2.08%) Snort
3 30 (1.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (0.98%) Hyper-V
5 9 (0.59%) XenApp
6 6 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (0.26%) Docker
7 4 (0.26%) Terminal Services
7 4 (0.26%) VMware Workstation
7 4 (0.26%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.13%) XenServer
10 1 (0.065%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.065%) Firmware
10 1 (0.065%) GPFS
10 1 (0.065%) vCloud
10 1 (0.065%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.065%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (1.50%) SCCM
2 14 (0.91%) QRadar
3 13 (0.85%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 13 (0.85%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 11 (0.72%) Microsoft Clustering
5 9 (0.59%) RSA enVision
6 6 (0.39%) Backup Exec
7 5 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (0.33%) SCOM
7 5 (0.33%) vCenter Server
8 4 (0.26%) Nagios
8 4 (0.26%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (0.26%) WSUS
9 3 (0.20%) Ansible
9 3 (0.20%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 2 (0.13%) Nessus
10 2 (0.13%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.13%) Puppet
10 2 (0.13%) Terraform
11 1 (0.065%) Control-M
Vendors
1 283 (18.42%) Microsoft
2 97 (6.32%) SAP
3 87 (5.66%) Oracle
4 57 (3.71%) VMware
5 47 (3.06%) Citrix
6 42 (2.73%) Tableau
7 28 (1.82%) Cisco
8 24 (1.56%) LogRhythm
9 23 (1.50%) ArcSight
10 21 (1.37%) ServiceNow
11 19 (1.24%) Apple
12 18 (1.17%) Cognos
13 17 (1.11%) Infor
14 16 (1.04%) Google
14 16 (1.04%) HP
14 16 (1.04%) IBM
15 13 (0.85%) MobileIron
16 12 (0.78%) JD Edwards
16 12 (0.78%) QAD
16 12 (0.78%) SolarWinds
Herefordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £44000 - £54000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Acorns Childrens Hospice Trust
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum (pro-rata for part-time)
Posted: 11 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Great Company + Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
Ross-On-Wye, Herefordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £18000.00 - £21000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £24,000 to £27,000 per annum + shift allowance + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 42,000 + shift allowance
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £36000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: IT
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Pimlico Banks Recruitment
Salary: £very competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £38000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £19000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £18000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
NACRO
Salary: Circa £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £32,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Reed Technology
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £19000 - £21000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago