Period
to 17 August 2018

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 11 7
Rank change year-on-year +3 -4 +6
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 1,387 1,568 2,015
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 15.20% 15.76% 16.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.79% 16.31% 17.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1,171 1,291 1,684
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.41% +1.43% -2.78%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
England median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% - -

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 8,783 9,613 11,549
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.23% 96.61% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 6,838 8,073 9,151
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £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 17 August 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 17 August 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 +1 516 £37,500 +4.17% 43
Warwickshire +11 203 £35,000 -12.50% 24
Coventry +1 203 £39,500 +12.86% 20
Staffordshire -1 149 £30,000 - 24
Worcestershire +22 61 £29,000 -6.54% 11
Solihull -11 53 £32,500 -13.33% 12
Shropshire -14 35 £28,250 -24.67% 3
Dudley +3 30 £26,000 - 3
Wolverhampton -6 27 £37,500 +29.31% 1
Sutton Coldfield +3 24 £31,000 +27.84% 1
Herefordshire +23 14 £50,000 +66.67% 7
Walsall -2 12 £37,500 - 4
West Bromwich +7 3 £54,500 +36.25%
Smethwick 0 2 £29,750 +60.81%
Wednesbury -1 2 £41,750 +77.66%
Kingswinford - 1 £32,500 -
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 August 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.

1 345 (24.87%) Finance
2 307 (22.13%) SQL
3 268 (19.32%) Agile Software Development
4 262 (18.89%) Microsoft
5 236 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
6 220 (15.86%) Windows
7 209 (15.07%) ITIL
8 177 (12.76%) Business Analysis
9 166 (11.97%) Degree
10 151 (10.89%) SQL Server
11 146 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
12 130 (9.37%) Microsoft Office
13 129 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
14 128 (9.23%) Stakeholder Management
15 123 (8.87%) Active Directory
16 122 (8.80%) Problem-Solving
17 113 (8.15%) Scrum
18 110 (7.93%) User Acceptance Testing
19 99 (7.14%) Retail
20 90 (6.49%) Windows Server
21 86 (6.20%) Data Analysis
22 85 (6.13%) ITSM
23 84 (6.06%) Test Automation
24 82 (5.91%) QA
25 81 (5.84%) User Stories
26 80 (5.77%) Waterfall
26 80 (5.77%) Project Management
27 78 (5.62%) Service Management
28 76 (5.48%) Firewall
29 73 (5.26%) VMware

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 52 (3.75%) MS Exchange
2 31 (2.24%) SharePoint
3 29 (2.09%) SAS
4 13 (0.94%) Confluence
5 10 (0.72%) CMS
5 10 (0.72%) Moodle
6 5 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (0.36%) IIS
7 4 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (0.29%) OpenEdge
8 3 (0.22%) Liferay
9 2 (0.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.14%) Drupal
9 2 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.14%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.14%) Totara
10 1 (0.072%) Apache
10 1 (0.072%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.072%) WebLogic
Applications
1 146 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 130 (9.37%) Microsoft Office
3 43 (3.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 42 (3.03%) MS Visio
5 17 (1.23%) Spreadsheet
6 9 (0.65%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.14%) SPSS
8 1 (0.072%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.072%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.072%) CATIA
8 1 (0.072%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.072%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.072%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 11 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.65%) SAP Hybris
4 8 (0.58%) SAP MM
4 8 (0.58%) SAP SD
5 7 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.29%) ResourceLink
6 4 (0.29%) SAP FI
6 4 (0.29%) SAP S/4HANA
7 3 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.22%) Infor LN
7 3 (0.22%) iTrent
7 3 (0.22%) Line 500
7 3 (0.22%) NetSuite
7 3 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 3 (0.22%) Sage X3
7 3 (0.22%) SAP WM
8 2 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 2 (0.14%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 40 (2.88%) Office 365
2 31 (2.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (1.80%) SaaS
4 11 (0.79%) Dynamics 365
5 7 (0.50%) Google Analytics
6 5 (0.36%) Adobe Analytics
7 4 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (0.29%) IaaS
8 3 (0.22%) PaaS
9 2 (0.14%) Dropbox
9 2 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.14%) Google Tag Manager
10 1 (0.072%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.072%) Azure Data Factory
10 1 (0.072%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.072%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
10 1 (0.072%) G Suite
10 1 (0.072%) GitHub
10 1 (0.072%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 76 (5.48%) Firewall
2 61 (4.40%) LAN
3 54 (3.89%) WAN
4 30 (2.16%) VoIP
5 27 (1.95%) TCP/IP
6 25 (1.80%) SSL
7 24 (1.73%) DNS
7 24 (1.73%) SAN
8 20 (1.44%) Internet
8 20 (1.44%) IPsec
9 19 (1.37%) DHCP
10 17 (1.23%) VPN
11 14 (1.01%) SMS
12 13 (0.94%) Network Security
13 10 (0.72%) VLAN
14 8 (0.58%) HTTP
15 7 (0.50%) ATM
16 5 (0.36%) FTP
16 5 (0.36%) Intranet
17 4 (0.29%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (10.89%) SQL Server
2 72 (5.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 61 (4.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 38 (2.74%) Power BI
5 34 (2.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 29 (2.09%) Data Warehouse
7 16 (1.15%) Crystal Reports
7 16 (1.15%) MySQL
7 16 (1.15%) QlikView
8 13 (0.94%) Relational Database
9 12 (0.87%) BusinessObjects
10 9 (0.65%) Big Data
10 9 (0.65%) MS Access
11 8 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (0.50%) Data Mining
12 7 (0.50%) MongoDB
13 6 (0.43%) SQL Server 2000
14 4 (0.29%) Qlik Sense
14 4 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
15 3 (0.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 38 (2.74%) JIRA
2 36 (2.60%) Selenium
3 19 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (1.01%) SpecFlow
5 13 (0.94%) Visual Studio
6 11 (0.79%) Ranorex
7 9 (0.65%) Git (software)
7 9 (0.65%) WebDriver
8 8 (0.58%) Subversion
9 7 (0.50%) LSMW
9 7 (0.50%) SoapUI
10 6 (0.43%) Cucumber
11 3 (0.22%) AppScan
11 3 (0.22%) Jenkins
11 3 (0.22%) JMeter
11 3 (0.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 2 (0.14%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 2 (0.14%) Bugzilla
12 2 (0.14%) Eclipse
12 2 (0.14%) SonarQube
General
1 345 (24.87%) Finance
2 99 (7.14%) Retail
3 65 (4.69%) Manufacturing
4 62 (4.47%) Legal
5 52 (3.75%) Banking
6 39 (2.81%) Automotive
7 35 (2.52%) Marketing
8 33 (2.38%) Games
9 28 (2.02%) Telecoms
10 27 (1.95%) Billing
11 14 (1.01%) Back Office
12 13 (0.94%) Retail Banking
13 12 (0.87%) Law
14 11 (0.79%) Advertising
14 11 (0.79%) Publishing
15 5 (0.36%) International Banking
16 4 (0.29%) Front Office
16 4 (0.29%) General Ledger
17 3 (0.22%) French Language
18 2 (0.14%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (3.39%) XML
2 43 (3.10%) .NET
3 34 (2.45%) Web Services
4 28 (2.02%) HTML
5 17 (1.23%) CSS
5 17 (1.23%) SOAP
6 12 (0.87%) AngularJS
7 11 (0.79%) jQuery
8 10 (0.72%) ASP.NET
8 10 (0.72%) JSON
9 9 (0.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 8 (0.58%) ASP.NET Web API
10 8 (0.58%) Kendo UI
10 8 (0.58%) Middleware
10 8 (0.58%) XSLT
11 7 (0.50%) IDoc
12 6 (0.43%) EDI
13 4 (0.29%) HTML5
13 4 (0.29%) REST
13 4 (0.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 236 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
2 72 (5.19%) Computer Science
3 65 (4.69%) Self-Motivation
4 61 (4.40%) Management Information System
5 32 (2.31%) Data Centre
6 30 (2.16%) User Experience
7 16 (1.15%) Driving Licence
8 14 (1.01%) VLE
9 13 (0.94%) CMDB
10 12 (0.87%) Video\Live Streaming
11 10 (0.72%) AS400
11 10 (0.72%) Greenfield Project
11 10 (0.72%) iSeries
11 10 (0.72%) Mobile App
12 9 (0.65%) Analytical Mindset
12 9 (0.65%) Client/Server
12 9 (0.65%) EPoS
12 9 (0.65%) iPhone
12 9 (0.65%) Virtual Team
13 8 (0.58%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 220 (15.86%) Windows
2 90 (6.49%) Windows Server
3 66 (4.76%) Linux
4 57 (4.11%) Windows 7
5 38 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 35 (2.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 28 (2.02%) Windows 10
8 27 (1.95%) Unix
9 26 (1.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 23 (1.66%) Windows Server 2008
11 20 (1.44%) Windows XP
12 14 (1.01%) Windows 8
13 12 (0.87%) Windows Vista
14 6 (0.43%) Apple iOS
15 4 (0.29%) Android
15 4 (0.29%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.29%) SUSE
16 2 (0.14%) Mac OS X
17 1 (0.072%) HPUX
17 1 (0.072%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 268 (19.32%) Agile Software Development
2 209 (15.07%) ITIL
3 177 (12.76%) Business Analysis
4 129 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
5 128 (9.23%) Stakeholder Management
6 122 (8.80%) Problem-Solving
7 113 (8.15%) Scrum
8 110 (7.93%) User Acceptance Testing
9 86 (6.20%) Data Analysis
10 85 (6.13%) ITSM
11 84 (6.06%) Test Automation
12 81 (5.84%) User Stories
13 80 (5.77%) Project Management
13 80 (5.77%) Waterfall
14 78 (5.62%) Service Management
15 72 (5.19%) Analytics
16 68 (4.90%) Change Management
16 68 (4.90%) Mathematics
17 60 (4.33%) Test Scripting
18 59 (4.25%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 307 (22.13%) SQL
2 51 (3.68%) C#
3 42 (3.03%) T-SQL
4 39 (2.81%) Java
4 39 (2.81%) PowerShell
5 30 (2.16%) VBA
6 24 (1.73%) Python
7 20 (1.44%) C
7 20 (1.44%) JavaScript
8 18 (1.30%) R
9 10 (0.72%) PL/SQL
10 7 (0.50%) Bash Shell
10 7 (0.50%) C++
10 7 (0.50%) PHP
11 5 (0.36%) VB.NET
12 4 (0.29%) MATLAB
13 3 (0.22%) ABAP
13 3 (0.22%) VBScript
14 2 (0.14%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 166 (11.97%) Degree
2 61 (4.40%) ISEB
3 52 (3.75%) Security Cleared
4 47 (3.39%) Computer Science Degree
5 37 (2.67%) CISSP
6 29 (2.09%) Microsoft Certification
7 28 (2.02%) ITIL Certification
8 26 (1.87%) ISTQB
8 26 (1.87%) SC Cleared
9 24 (1.73%) CISM
10 22 (1.59%) CEH
11 20 (1.44%) MCP
12 19 (1.37%) MCSA
12 19 (1.37%) MCSE
13 15 (1.08%) CISA
13 15 (1.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 12 (0.87%) IIBA
15 11 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
15 11 (0.79%) Numerate Degree
16 9 (0.65%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (5.91%) QA
2 60 (4.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 50 (3.60%) SLA
4 28 (2.02%) PMO
5 26 (1.87%) PCI DSS
6 24 (1.73%) COBIT
7 22 (1.59%) GDPR
8 12 (0.87%) Data Quality
9 5 (0.36%) ISO 9001
9 5 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 17025
9 5 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 3 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
10 3 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 3 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.14%) IFRS
11 2 (0.14%) IFRS 9
12 1 (0.072%) Disclosure Scotland
12 1 (0.072%) P3O
System Software
1 123 (8.87%) Active Directory
2 60 (4.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (1.87%) VMware ESXi
4 17 (1.23%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.43%) vSphere
5 6 (0.43%) XenApp
6 3 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.14%) XenServer
8 1 (0.072%) Cygwin
8 1 (0.072%) Firmware
8 1 (0.072%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.072%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (0.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 8 (0.58%) SCCM
3 6 (0.43%) AirWatch
4 5 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.22%) HP ALM
5 3 (0.22%) HP Fortify
5 3 (0.22%) Nessus
5 3 (0.22%) QRadar
5 3 (0.22%) WebInspect
6 2 (0.14%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.14%) EnCase
6 2 (0.14%) Matomo
7 1 (0.072%) Control-M
7 1 (0.072%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.072%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.072%) NetVault Backup
7 1 (0.072%) OpenVAS
7 1 (0.072%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.072%) SCOM
7 1 (0.072%) WSUS
Vendors
1 262 (18.89%) Microsoft
2 73 (5.26%) VMware
3 57 (4.11%) Oracle
4 55 (3.97%) SAP
5 52 (3.75%) Cisco
6 41 (2.96%) Citrix
7 37 (2.67%) ServiceNow
8 26 (1.87%) Red Hat
9 22 (1.59%) NetApp
9 22 (1.59%) Tableau
10 21 (1.51%) Capita
11 19 (1.37%) Google
12 18 (1.30%) IBM
13 17 (1.23%) Adobe
14 14 (1.01%) Northgate
15 12 (0.87%) Sage
16 11 (0.79%) HP
17 10 (0.72%) Kronos
18 9 (0.65%) CheckPoint
18 9 (0.65%) Remedy