Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £36,646 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 22 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
22 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 1597 1897 1828
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 15.70% 16.52% 16.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.28% 17.17% 17.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1320 1611 1638
West Midlands median annual salary £36,646 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.28% +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 9808 11047 10409
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.45% 96.19% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 8054 8754 8660
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 £46,250
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%

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 22 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 22 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 -1 529 £37,500 - 26
Coventry -5 209 £33,250 -15.82% 12
Warwickshire -1 201 £37,500 +8.70% 9
Staffordshire +3 197 £32,500 -7.14% 6
Shropshire -2 98 £37,500 +8.84% 7
Solihull -2 88 £32,500 -7.14% 7
Wolverhampton +4 49 £26,000 -35.00% 4
Worcestershire -12 40 £32,778 +4.06% 4
Herefordshire +13 39 £37,500 +33.33% 3
Walsall -1 24 £35,250 +8.46% 3
Wednesbury -1 6 £24,500 -34.67% 1
Dudley -5 6 £33,000 +17.86%
Halesowen -35 6 £42,500 +102.38%
Sutton Coldfield -3 5 £29,000 +28.89%
West Bromwich -15 5 £40,000 +3.23%
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 22 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.

1 365 (22.86%) Microsoft
2 361 (22.60%) Finance
3 355 (22.23%) Agile Software Development
3 355 (22.23%) SQL
4 279 (17.47%) Analytical Skills
5 268 (16.78%) Windows
6 221 (13.84%) Business Analysis
7 200 (12.52%) ITIL
8 171 (10.71%) Microsoft Excel
9 170 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
10 158 (9.89%) Degree
11 150 (9.39%) Microsoft Office
12 148 (9.27%) Active Directory
13 146 (9.14%) SQL Server
14 131 (8.20%) Retail
15 128 (8.02%) Test Automation
16 121 (7.58%) Business Intelligence
17 119 (7.45%) VMware
18 109 (6.83%) QA
19 104 (6.51%) ISEB
20 102 (6.39%) Project Management
21 100 (6.26%) SAP
22 98 (6.14%) Scrum
22 98 (6.14%) JIRA
23 97 (6.07%) User Acceptance Testing
24 96 (6.01%) Test Scripting
24 96 (6.01%) Analytics
24 96 (6.01%) Data Analysis
25 94 (5.89%) SLA
26 93 (5.82%) Waterfall

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 62 (3.88%) SAS
2 59 (3.69%) MS Exchange
3 29 (1.82%) SharePoint
4 19 (1.19%) Confluence
5 14 (0.88%) Apache
6 12 (0.75%) CMS
7 8 (0.50%) Tomcat
8 6 (0.38%) Apache Spark
8 6 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (0.38%) Skype for Business
9 5 (0.31%) IIS
10 4 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (0.25%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.19%) JBoss
11 3 (0.19%) Moodle
12 2 (0.13%) Drupal
12 2 (0.13%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.063%) MS Project Server
13 1 (0.063%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 171 (10.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 150 (9.39%) Microsoft Office
3 37 (2.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 29 (1.82%) MS Visio
5 21 (1.31%) Microsoft Project
6 16 (1.00%) 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 31 (1.94%) SAP MM
2 20 (1.25%) SAP CO
2 20 (1.25%) SAP FI
2 20 (1.25%) SAP FI/CO
3 17 (1.06%) SAP EWM
4 15 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
5 14 (0.88%) SAP MII
5 14 (0.88%) SAP PP
5 14 (0.88%) SAP PP-PI
6 9 (0.56%) assyst
6 9 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
7 8 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
8 7 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
9 5 (0.31%) Unit4 Business World
10 4 (0.25%) Infor M3
10 4 (0.25%) JDE EnterpriseOne
10 4 (0.25%) SAP SCM
10 4 (0.25%) SAP SD
11 3 (0.19%) SAP LE
11 3 (0.19%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 66 (4.13%) Office 365
2 39 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (1.31%) SaaS
4 15 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
5 13 (0.81%) GitHub
6 11 (0.69%) PaaS
7 10 (0.63%) Google Analytics
7 10 (0.63%) IaaS
8 5 (0.31%) Dynamics 365
8 5 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.25%) AdWords
9 4 (0.25%) Mimecast
10 2 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.063%) Basecamp
11 1 (0.063%) G Suite
11 1 (0.063%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 89 (5.57%) Firewall
2 52 (3.26%) LAN
3 44 (2.76%) WAN
4 30 (1.88%) TCP/IP
5 28 (1.75%) SAN
6 25 (1.57%) Internet
7 21 (1.31%) Network Security
8 18 (1.13%) VoIP
9 17 (1.06%) DNS
10 16 (1.00%) DHCP
11 11 (0.69%) SSL
11 11 (0.69%) VPN
12 10 (0.63%) IPsec
13 7 (0.44%) Skype
13 7 (0.44%) VLAN
13 7 (0.44%) 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
1 146 (9.14%) SQL Server
2 60 (3.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 42 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
4 41 (2.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 30 (1.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 22 (1.38%) BusinessObjects
6 22 (1.38%) Power BI
6 22 (1.38%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 20 (1.25%) Oracle Database
8 19 (1.19%) Relational Database
9 18 (1.13%) Big Data
9 18 (1.13%) QlikView
10 17 (1.06%) MS Access
11 16 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
12 15 (0.94%) OLAP
13 14 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
14 13 (0.81%) Crystal Reports
14 13 (0.81%) MySQL
15 11 (0.69%) Hadoop
16 10 (0.63%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 98 (6.14%) JIRA
2 79 (4.95%) Selenium
3 30 (1.88%) SoapUI
4 18 (1.13%) Appium
4 18 (1.13%) InstallShield
4 18 (1.13%) Jenkins
4 18 (1.13%) JMeter
4 18 (1.13%) MSI
5 16 (1.00%) Cucumber
6 15 (0.94%) SpecFlow
7 14 (0.88%) Calabash
8 11 (0.69%) HP UFT
8 11 (0.69%) Ranorex
8 11 (0.69%) TeamCity
9 10 (0.63%) Git (software)
9 10 (0.63%) JBehave
9 10 (0.63%) WATIR
9 10 (0.63%) WebDriver
10 9 (0.56%) eggPlant
10 9 (0.56%) NuGet
General
1 361 (22.60%) Finance
2 131 (8.20%) Retail
3 84 (5.26%) Marketing
4 68 (4.26%) Manufacturing
5 37 (2.32%) Banking
6 21 (1.31%) Advertising
6 21 (1.31%) Legal
7 19 (1.19%) Automotive
8 14 (0.88%) 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 (0.31%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.25%) French Language
13 4 (0.25%) German Language
13 4 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.25%) Spanish Language
14 3 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (4.57%) .NET
2 48 (3.01%) XML
3 30 (1.88%) Web Services
4 22 (1.38%) SOAP
5 21 (1.31%) HTML
6 15 (0.94%) CSS
7 14 (0.88%) AngularJS
7 14 (0.88%) SAPUI5
8 13 (0.81%) ASP.NET
9 12 (0.75%) Gherkin
10 11 (0.69%) EDI
11 6 (0.38%) EDIFACT
11 6 (0.38%) JSON
11 6 (0.38%) Middleware
11 6 (0.38%) WinForms
12 5 (0.31%) REST
12 5 (0.31%) XML Schema
13 4 (0.25%) jQuery
14 3 (0.19%) HTML5
14 3 (0.19%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 279 (17.47%) Analytical Skills
2 72 (4.51%) Management Information System
3 53 (3.32%) Computer Science
4 43 (2.69%) Data Centre
5 25 (1.57%) Enterprise Storage
6 21 (1.31%) Data Structures
7 19 (1.19%) EPoS
8 18 (1.13%) iPad
9 16 (1.00%) Analytical Mindset
10 15 (0.94%) Driving Licence
10 15 (0.94%) Mobile App
11 14 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
12 13 (0.81%) User Experience
13 11 (0.69%) Algorithms
14 10 (0.63%) SCADA
15 9 (0.56%) Clustering
15 9 (0.56%) Cyber Attack
15 9 (0.56%) Data Protection Act
15 9 (0.56%) Reference Data
15 9 (0.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 268 (16.78%) Windows
2 83 (5.20%) Windows Server
3 57 (3.57%) Windows 7
4 52 (3.26%) Linux
5 43 (2.69%) Windows 10
6 40 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 34 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 28 (1.75%) Unix
9 27 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (0.75%) Android
11 11 (0.69%) Apple iOS
11 11 (0.69%) Windows XP
12 9 (0.56%) CentOS
13 8 (0.50%) Windows 8
13 8 (0.50%) Windows Vista
14 4 (0.25%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.19%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 2 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
17 1 (0.063%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 355 (22.23%) Agile Software Development
2 221 (13.84%) Business Analysis
3 200 (12.52%) ITIL
4 170 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 128 (8.02%) Test Automation
6 121 (7.58%) Business Intelligence
7 102 (6.39%) Project Management
8 98 (6.14%) Scrum
9 97 (6.07%) User Acceptance Testing
10 96 (6.01%) Analytics
10 96 (6.01%) Data Analysis
10 96 (6.01%) Test Scripting
11 93 (5.82%) Waterfall
12 85 (5.32%) Change Management
12 85 (5.32%) User Stories
13 83 (5.20%) CRM
14 70 (4.38%) E-Commerce
15 69 (4.32%) Mathematics
15 69 (4.32%) SDLC
16 64 (4.01%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 355 (22.23%) SQL
2 86 (5.39%) C#
3 68 (4.26%) Java
4 40 (2.50%) VBA
5 37 (2.32%) PowerShell
6 34 (2.13%) Python
7 26 (1.63%) JavaScript
7 26 (1.63%) R
8 21 (1.31%) ABAP
9 20 (1.25%) VBScript
10 18 (1.13%) PL/SQL
11 17 (1.06%) T-SQL
12 14 (0.88%) C
13 13 (0.81%) Bash Shell
14 9 (0.56%) VB
15 7 (0.44%) Shell Script
16 6 (0.38%) VB.NET
17 5 (0.31%) Ruby
18 3 (0.19%) FoxPro (VFP)
18 3 (0.19%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 158 (9.89%) Degree
2 104 (6.51%) ISEB
3 66 (4.13%) Security Cleared
4 58 (3.63%) SC Cleared
5 45 (2.82%) ISTQB
6 44 (2.76%) Microsoft Certification
7 41 (2.57%) CISSP
8 39 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
9 28 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
10 26 (1.63%) CISM
11 23 (1.44%) CCNA
12 21 (1.31%) MCSE
13 19 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
14 15 (0.94%) PhD
15 14 (0.88%) CEH
15 14 (0.88%) GCIH
15 14 (0.88%) GIAC
16 13 (0.81%) IIBA
17 12 (0.75%) DV Cleared
17 12 (0.75%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (6.83%) QA
2 94 (5.89%) SLA
3 39 (2.44%) PMO
4 37 (2.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 27 (1.69%) GDPR
6 24 (1.50%) Data Quality
7 21 (1.31%) PCI DSS
8 13 (0.81%) COBIT
9 10 (0.63%) Cyber Essentials
10 9 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 7 (0.44%) BS25999
12 4 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 3 (0.19%) P3O
14 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 1 (0.063%) FINRA
15 1 (0.063%) HIPAA
15 1 (0.063%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 148 (9.27%) Active Directory
2 64 (4.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (2.25%) Hyper-V
4 19 (1.19%) Microsoft App-V
5 18 (1.13%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (0.81%) XenApp
7 12 (0.75%) Snort
8 10 (0.63%) vSphere
9 9 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
10 8 (0.50%) Virtual Servers
11 7 (0.44%) Docker
11 7 (0.44%) XenDesktop
12 5 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
13 3 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
14 2 (0.13%) BitLocker
14 2 (0.13%) XenServer
15 1 (0.063%) Postfix
15 1 (0.063%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 49 (3.07%) SCCM
2 11 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
3 9 (0.56%) QRadar
3 9 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 9 (0.56%) vCenter Server
4 8 (0.50%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 8 (0.50%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 8 (0.50%) SCOM
5 6 (0.38%) Ansible
5 6 (0.38%) Puppet
5 6 (0.38%) Terraform
5 6 (0.38%) WSUS
6 5 (0.31%) Oozie
7 4 (0.25%) Backup Exec
7 4 (0.25%) EnCase
7 4 (0.25%) FTK
7 4 (0.25%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (0.19%) FortiGate
8 3 (0.19%) RSA Archer
8 3 (0.19%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 365 (22.86%) Microsoft
2 119 (7.45%) VMware
3 100 (6.26%) SAP
4 87 (5.45%) Citrix
5 68 (4.26%) Oracle
6 47 (2.94%) Cisco
7 46 (2.88%) Tableau
8 38 (2.38%) Remedy
9 25 (1.57%) IBM
10 24 (1.50%) Dell
11 21 (1.31%) NetApp
12 20 (1.25%) Google
13 19 (1.19%) EqualLogic
13 19 (1.19%) HP
14 18 (1.13%) AppSense
15 15 (0.94%) ServiceNow
16 13 (0.81%) Capita
17 12 (0.75%) CheckPoint
17 12 (0.75%) IFS
18 10 (0.63%) JD Edwards