Period
to 21 May 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 May 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 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 11 5
Rank change year-on-year +3 -6 +6
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 1,509 1,488 2,099
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 16.21% 15.44% 17.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.79% 15.87% 18.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1,257 1,253 1,759
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 £21,800 £21,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £52,601 £52,500
England median annual salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.25% - -

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 8,986 9,374 11,553
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.51% 97.27% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 6,964 7,749 9,342
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% +1.25%
10th Percentile £24,750 £24,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £61,250 £63,750
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 May 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 May 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 +3 554 £37,500 +7.14% 43
Coventry +3 251 £39,000 -0.64% 31
Warwickshire +5 226 £35,000 -6.67% 20
Staffordshire +8 173 £30,000 - 24
Solihull -18 51 £33,250 -21.76% 11
Worcestershire +25 46 £28,000 -20.00% 10
Wolverhampton +5 36 £30,000 -27.71% 9
Shropshire -3 29 £29,000 -18.88% 5
Herefordshire +37 27 £50,000 +37.93% 3
Sutton Coldfield +5 17 £31,000 -15.07% 1
Walsall -1 10 £32,875 -12.33% 2
West Bromwich +1 7 £54,500 +36.25%
Dudley -11 4 £23,500 -6.00% 1
Smethwick -2 1 £32,500 +75.68%
Halesowen -7 1 £27,500 +10.00% 3
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 May 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.

1 419 (27.77%) Finance
2 401 (26.57%) SQL
3 299 (19.81%) Microsoft
4 278 (18.42%) Windows
5 275 (18.22%) Agile Software Development
6 228 (15.11%) Analytical Skills
7 219 (14.51%) Business Analysis
8 203 (13.45%) ITIL
9 176 (11.66%) Problem-Solving
10 171 (11.33%) Degree
11 170 (11.27%) SQL Server
12 162 (10.74%) Stakeholder Management
13 141 (9.34%) Microsoft Excel
14 137 (9.08%) Active Directory
15 129 (8.55%) Microsoft Office
16 127 (8.42%) Business Intelligence
17 122 (8.08%) User Acceptance Testing
18 110 (7.29%) Test Automation
19 109 (7.22%) Windows Server
20 100 (6.63%) Retail
21 99 (6.56%) Project Management
22 95 (6.30%) QA
23 94 (6.23%) C#
24 89 (5.90%) Data Analysis
25 85 (5.63%) Manufacturing
26 83 (5.50%) ISEB
26 83 (5.50%) Mathematics
27 82 (5.43%) ERP
28 80 (5.30%) XML
29 79 (5.24%) Scrum

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 59 (3.91%) MS Exchange
2 47 (3.11%) SAS
3 25 (1.66%) SharePoint
4 15 (0.99%) IIS
5 13 (0.86%) CMS
6 12 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
7 9 (0.60%) Drupal
7 9 (0.60%) Moodle
8 7 (0.46%) Confluence
8 7 (0.46%) Skype for Business
8 7 (0.46%) WordPress
9 5 (0.33%) OpenEdge
10 4 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (0.20%) Liferay
12 2 (0.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 2 (0.13%) Apache
12 2 (0.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.13%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 141 (9.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 129 (8.55%) Microsoft Office
3 47 (3.11%) MS Visio
4 29 (1.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 20 (1.33%) Spreadsheet
6 12 (0.80%) SPSS
7 8 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
8 3 (0.20%) AutoCAD
8 3 (0.20%) CATIA
8 3 (0.20%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 21 (1.39%) Dynamics NAV
2 14 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
3 13 (0.86%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 13 (0.86%) NetSuite
4 11 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
5 10 (0.66%) SAP Hybris
5 10 (0.66%) SAP SD
6 7 (0.46%) Magento
6 7 (0.46%) Postilion
6 7 (0.46%) SAP MM
6 7 (0.46%) SAP SCM
6 7 (0.46%) Shopify
7 6 (0.40%) Infor M3
8 5 (0.33%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
9 4 (0.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 4 (0.27%) SAP ERP
10 3 (0.20%) Cognos TM1
10 3 (0.20%) ENOVIA
10 3 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
10 3 (0.20%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 33 (2.19%) Office 365
2 31 (2.05%) SaaS
3 27 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (0.66%) Dynamics 365
5 7 (0.46%) Basecamp
5 7 (0.46%) Google Analytics
6 5 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (0.27%) Adobe Analytics
8 3 (0.20%) IaaS
9 2 (0.13%) Dropbox
9 2 (0.13%) Google Tag Manager
9 2 (0.13%) PaaS
10 1 (0.066%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.066%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.066%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.066%) Azure Data Factory
10 1 (0.066%) Boomi
10 1 (0.066%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
10 1 (0.066%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.066%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 53 (3.51%) Firewall
2 49 (3.25%) LAN
3 41 (2.72%) WAN
4 29 (1.92%) VoIP
5 27 (1.79%) SAN
5 27 (1.79%) SSL
5 27 (1.79%) TCP/IP
6 22 (1.46%) DNS
6 22 (1.46%) Internet
6 22 (1.46%) IPsec
7 18 (1.19%) SMS
8 15 (0.99%) DHCP
9 11 (0.73%) VPN
10 10 (0.66%) HTTP
11 6 (0.40%) Intranet
11 6 (0.40%) Skype
11 6 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (0.33%) Network Security
12 5 (0.33%) PBX
12 5 (0.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 170 (11.27%) SQL Server
2 67 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 45 (2.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 41 (2.72%) Data Warehouse
5 33 (2.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 31 (2.05%) Power BI
7 19 (1.26%) Relational Database
8 18 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
9 17 (1.13%) Crystal Reports
10 14 (0.93%) Big Data
11 12 (0.80%) Data Mining
11 12 (0.80%) QlikView
12 11 (0.73%) BusinessObjects
12 11 (0.73%) SQL Server 2000
13 10 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
14 8 (0.53%) MongoDB
14 8 (0.53%) MySQL
15 7 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
16 6 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
16 6 (0.40%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 52 (3.45%) JIRA
2 48 (3.18%) Selenium
3 22 (1.46%) Team Foundation Server
4 18 (1.19%) SpecFlow
4 18 (1.19%) Visual Studio
5 12 (0.80%) Ranorex
6 10 (0.66%) SoapUI
6 10 (0.66%) Subversion
7 9 (0.60%) Cucumber
7 9 (0.60%) Git (software)
8 7 (0.46%) Bugzilla
8 7 (0.46%) HP UFT
9 5 (0.33%) AppScan
10 4 (0.27%) JMeter
10 4 (0.27%) WebDriver
11 3 (0.20%) Eclipse
11 3 (0.20%) Rational DOORS
12 2 (0.13%) Fiddler
12 2 (0.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 2 (0.13%) Toad
General
1 419 (27.77%) Finance
2 100 (6.63%) Retail
3 85 (5.63%) Manufacturing
4 71 (4.71%) Legal
5 63 (4.17%) Banking
6 40 (2.65%) Marketing
7 29 (1.92%) Automotive
7 29 (1.92%) Telecoms
8 28 (1.86%) Games
9 24 (1.59%) Advertising
10 23 (1.52%) Back Office
11 22 (1.46%) Billing
12 18 (1.19%) Retail Banking
13 12 (0.80%) International Banking
14 11 (0.73%) Law
15 5 (0.33%) Front Office
16 2 (0.13%) Aerospace
16 2 (0.13%) Corporate Banking
16 2 (0.13%) Financial Institution
16 2 (0.13%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (5.30%) XML
2 67 (4.44%) .NET
3 30 (1.99%) Web Services
4 29 (1.92%) HTML
5 28 (1.86%) SOAP
6 18 (1.19%) ASP.NET
7 16 (1.06%) XSLT
8 14 (0.93%) CSS
9 12 (0.80%) jQuery
10 10 (0.66%) AngularJS
10 10 (0.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 8 (0.53%) .NET Framework
11 8 (0.53%) ASP.NET Web API
11 8 (0.53%) JSON
11 8 (0.53%) Kendo UI
12 7 (0.46%) Middleware
12 7 (0.46%) REST
13 5 (0.33%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (0.33%) HTML5
14 3 (0.20%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 228 (15.11%) Analytical Skills
2 61 (4.04%) Computer Science
3 54 (3.58%) Self-Motivation
4 43 (2.85%) Management Information System
5 42 (2.78%) Data Centre
6 34 (2.25%) User Experience
7 18 (1.19%) Data Structures
8 16 (1.06%) Driving Licence
9 15 (0.99%) AS400
9 15 (0.99%) iSeries
9 15 (0.99%) Mobile App
10 13 (0.86%) VLE
11 12 (0.80%) EPoS
11 12 (0.80%) Video\Live Streaming
12 11 (0.73%) BYOD
13 9 (0.60%) Client/Server
13 9 (0.60%) Fintech
14 8 (0.53%) iPhone
15 7 (0.46%) Clustering
15 7 (0.46%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 278 (18.42%) Windows
2 109 (7.22%) Windows Server
3 73 (4.84%) Windows 7
4 48 (3.18%) Linux
5 43 (2.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 37 (2.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 35 (2.32%) Windows 10
8 28 (1.86%) Unix
8 28 (1.86%) Windows XP
9 25 (1.66%) Windows Server 2008
10 22 (1.46%) Windows Vista
11 15 (0.99%) Windows 8
12 7 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (0.40%) Android
13 6 (0.40%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.20%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.066%) AIX
15 1 (0.066%) CentOS
15 1 (0.066%) Debian
15 1 (0.066%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 275 (18.22%) Agile Software Development
2 219 (14.51%) Business Analysis
3 203 (13.45%) ITIL
4 176 (11.66%) Problem-Solving
5 162 (10.74%) Stakeholder Management
6 127 (8.42%) Business Intelligence
7 122 (8.08%) User Acceptance Testing
8 110 (7.29%) Test Automation
9 99 (6.56%) Project Management
10 89 (5.90%) Data Analysis
11 83 (5.50%) Mathematics
12 82 (5.43%) ERP
13 79 (5.24%) Scrum
14 77 (5.10%) Analytics
15 72 (4.77%) SDLC
16 70 (4.64%) Test Scripting
16 70 (4.64%) Waterfall
17 65 (4.31%) CRM
18 62 (4.11%) Logistics
18 62 (4.11%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 401 (26.57%) SQL
2 94 (6.23%) C#
3 43 (2.85%) PowerShell
4 36 (2.39%) T-SQL
5 33 (2.19%) Java
6 32 (2.12%) R
7 26 (1.72%) Python
8 25 (1.66%) VBA
9 17 (1.13%) JavaScript
10 15 (0.99%) C
11 13 (0.86%) VB.NET
12 11 (0.73%) C++
13 10 (0.66%) PHP
14 8 (0.53%) ABAP
14 8 (0.53%) PL/SQL
15 7 (0.46%) VBScript
16 5 (0.33%) MATLAB
17 4 (0.27%) Bash Shell
17 4 (0.27%) RPG
18 3 (0.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 171 (11.33%) Degree
2 83 (5.50%) ISEB
3 45 (2.98%) Computer Science Degree
3 45 (2.98%) ISTQB
4 44 (2.92%) Security Cleared
5 31 (2.05%) CISSP
6 24 (1.59%) CISM
7 22 (1.46%) CEH
8 21 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
9 19 (1.26%) SC Cleared
10 17 (1.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 15 (0.99%) CRISC
11 15 (0.99%) Numerate Degree
12 13 (0.86%) CISA
13 9 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
13 9 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
13 9 (0.60%) NVQ Level 3
13 9 (0.60%) Six Sigma Green Belt
14 8 (0.53%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 8 (0.53%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (6.30%) QA
2 77 (5.10%) SLA
3 56 (3.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 25 (1.66%) COBIT
5 24 (1.59%) PCI DSS
6 22 (1.46%) Data Quality
6 22 (1.46%) PMO
7 5 (0.33%) GDPR
7 5 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.13%) GxP
8 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 2 (0.13%) P3O
9 1 (0.066%) BS7666
9 1 (0.066%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.066%) IFRS
9 1 (0.066%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 137 (9.08%) Active Directory
2 40 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
4 11 (0.73%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.27%) XenApp
6 3 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.13%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.066%) Cygwin
8 1 (0.066%) Snort
8 1 (0.066%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (0.80%) SCCM
2 11 (0.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 5 (0.33%) HP Fortify
3 5 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (0.33%) WebInspect
4 4 (0.27%) AirWatch
4 4 (0.27%) HP ALM
4 4 (0.27%) Nessus
4 4 (0.27%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (0.20%) QRadar
6 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (0.13%) Nagios
7 1 (0.066%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.066%) Cacti
7 1 (0.066%) Control-M
7 1 (0.066%) MAILsweeper
7 1 (0.066%) NetVault Backup
7 1 (0.066%) SELinux
7 1 (0.066%) SmoothWall
7 1 (0.066%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 299 (19.81%) Microsoft
2 66 (4.37%) VMware
3 63 (4.17%) Oracle
4 54 (3.58%) SAP
5 35 (2.32%) Citrix
6 29 (1.92%) IBM
7 28 (1.86%) JD Edwards
7 28 (1.86%) Tableau
8 23 (1.52%) Cisco
9 22 (1.46%) Capita
10 21 (1.39%) Adobe
11 17 (1.13%) Epicor
11 17 (1.13%) HP
11 17 (1.13%) IFS
11 17 (1.13%) Sage
12 16 (1.06%) Infor
13 15 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
14 14 (0.93%) ServiceNow
15 13 (0.86%) Google
16 12 (0.80%) Apple