Period
to 20 January 2021

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 20 January 2021.

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
20 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 16 9 7
Rank change year-on-year -7 -2 +1
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 407 939 1,100
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 11.56% 13.88% 14.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.10% 14.45% 15.00%
Number of salaries quoted 346 849 921
Median annual salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% -2.70% +1.37%
10th Percentile £23,500 £21,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £51,050 £52,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +9.76% -3.53% +6.25%

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 3,364 6,499 7,334
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.57% 96.05% 95.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2,608 5,474 5,649
Median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% +2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £71,250 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,644
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.66% +3.29%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings that featured Analyst in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Analyst in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Analyst in the West Midlands

Analyst
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Analyst in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 20 January 2021.

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 20 January 2021. 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 -15 126 £42,500 +21.43% 10
Warwickshire +2 67 £40,000 -5.88% 12
Solihull +2 47 £27,500 -26.67% 2
Staffordshire -1 39 £33,229 +3.84% 16
Coventry -12 32 £35,000 -7.89% 4
Shropshire -1 25 £30,750 -12.14% 2
Wolverhampton -1 17 £35,000 -22.22%
Worcestershire -16 15 £34,000 +13.33% 1
Sutton Coldfield +8 7 £42,500 +129.73%
Walsall +12 3 £37,605 +7.58% 1
West Bromwich -1 3 £28,000 -25.33%
Herefordshire +12 2 £42,500 +21.43% 4
Wednesbury - 1 £30,000 -
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2021, 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.

1 116 (28.50%) Problem-Solving
2 114 (28.01%) SQL
3 96 (23.59%) Microsoft
4 89 (21.87%) Windows
5 82 (20.15%) Analytical Skills
6 77 (18.92%) Finance
7 67 (16.46%) Agile Software Development
8 59 (14.50%) ITIL
9 54 (13.27%) Office 365
10 51 (12.53%) Azure
11 50 (12.29%) Microsoft Excel
11 50 (12.29%) Business Intelligence
11 50 (12.29%) Stakeholder Management
12 47 (11.55%) Microsoft Office
13 40 (9.83%) GDPR
14 38 (9.34%) Power BI
14 38 (9.34%) Power Platform
15 37 (9.09%) Project Management
16 36 (8.85%) Management Information System
16 36 (8.85%) Analytics
17 35 (8.60%) Process Improvement
18 33 (8.11%) SLA
19 32 (7.86%) SQL Server
20 31 (7.62%) Change Management
20 31 (7.62%) SaaS
20 31 (7.62%) Data Analysis
21 30 (7.37%) Business Analysis
21 30 (7.37%) Test Automation
21 30 (7.37%) Active Directory
22 28 (6.88%) PowerShell

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 18 (4.42%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.46%) Confluence
3 7 (1.72%) MS Exchange
4 5 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (0.98%) CMS
5 4 (0.98%) IBM Notes
5 4 (0.98%) IIS
5 4 (0.98%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.49%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (0.49%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.25%) Mule
Applications
1 50 (12.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 47 (11.55%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (3.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (2.95%) MS Visio
5 8 (1.97%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.25%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.97%) Dynamics NAV
2 7 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.98%) Bond Adapt
3 4 (0.98%) Magento
3 4 (0.98%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 3 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.49%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.49%) SAP FI-CA
5 2 (0.49%) SAP MII
5 2 (0.49%) SAP MM
5 2 (0.49%) SAP PP
5 2 (0.49%) SAP PP-PI
5 2 (0.49%) SAP PSCD
6 1 (0.25%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.25%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 54 (13.27%) Office 365
2 51 (12.53%) Azure
3 38 (9.34%) Power Platform
4 31 (7.62%) SaaS
5 16 (3.93%) Dynamics 365
6 7 (1.72%) AWS
6 7 (1.72%) SuccessFactors
7 4 (0.98%) OpenDNS
8 2 (0.49%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.49%) Lucidchart
8 2 (0.49%) PaaS
8 2 (0.49%) Taleo
9 1 (0.25%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.25%) Cloudflare
9 1 (0.25%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.25%) Google Tag Manager
9 1 (0.25%) IaaS
9 1 (0.25%) Smartsheet
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.69%) Firewall
2 13 (3.19%) TCP/IP
2 13 (3.19%) VoIP
2 13 (3.19%) VPN
3 12 (2.95%) DNS
3 12 (2.95%) iSCSI
4 8 (1.97%) DHCP
5 7 (1.72%) Fibre Channel
5 7 (1.72%) LAN
5 7 (1.72%) SAN
5 7 (1.72%) WAN
6 6 (1.47%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (1.47%) WLAN
7 5 (1.23%) FTP
7 5 (1.23%) HTTP
8 4 (0.98%) VLAN
8 4 (0.98%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (0.74%) Ethernet
9 3 (0.74%) SSH
10 2 (0.49%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (9.34%) Power BI
2 32 (7.86%) SQL Server
3 12 (2.95%) Tableau
4 9 (2.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (1.97%) Big Data
5 8 (1.97%) MySQL
5 8 (1.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (1.72%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (0.98%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (0.98%) DB2
8 4 (0.98%) Relational Database
8 4 (0.98%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.74%) MS Access
9 3 (0.74%) OLAP
9 3 (0.74%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 24 (5.90%) Selenium
2 17 (4.18%) JIRA
3 13 (3.19%) Visual Studio Team System
4 12 (2.95%) Postman
5 8 (1.97%) SpecFlow
6 7 (1.72%) Cucumber
7 4 (0.98%) Cypress.io
7 4 (0.98%) Git (software)
7 4 (0.98%) JMeter
7 4 (0.98%) SoapUI
8 3 (0.74%) Appium
9 2 (0.49%) Balsamiq
9 2 (0.49%) eggPlant
9 2 (0.49%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.49%) Protractor
9 2 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.49%) Toad
10 1 (0.25%) HP UFT
10 1 (0.25%) LSMW
10 1 (0.25%) Metasploit
General
1 77 (18.92%) Finance
2 27 (6.63%) Public Sector
3 15 (3.69%) Law
4 14 (3.44%) Retail
5 13 (3.19%) Digital Economy
6 11 (2.70%) Manufacturing
7 10 (2.46%) Legal
7 10 (2.46%) Marketing
8 9 (2.21%) Back Office
9 8 (1.97%) Multimedia
10 6 (1.47%) Automotive
10 6 (1.47%) Games
11 4 (0.98%) Banking
11 4 (0.98%) Billing
11 4 (0.98%) French Language
11 4 (0.98%) Front Office
12 3 (0.74%) Social Housing
13 2 (0.49%) Advertising
13 2 (0.49%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.49%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (4.18%) XML
2 16 (3.93%) .NET
3 9 (2.21%) Regular Expression
4 8 (1.97%) CSS
4 8 (1.97%) HTML
5 7 (1.72%) jQuery
5 7 (1.72%) Web Services
6 5 (1.23%) Middleware
7 4 (0.98%) ASP.NET
7 4 (0.98%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (0.98%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 4 (0.98%) JSON
7 4 (0.98%) KnockoutJS
7 4 (0.98%) SOAP
8 3 (0.74%) RESTful
8 3 (0.74%) XHTML
9 2 (0.49%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.49%) AngularJS
9 2 (0.49%) WML
9 2 (0.49%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 82 (20.15%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (8.85%) Management Information System
3 17 (4.18%) Mobile App
4 12 (2.95%) Data Centre
5 10 (2.46%) AS400
6 8 (1.97%) Driving Licence
6 8 (1.97%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (1.47%) iSeries
7 6 (1.47%) Replication
8 5 (1.23%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.23%) Enterprise Storage
9 4 (0.98%) IBM Mainframe
9 4 (0.98%) Linux Command Line
9 4 (0.98%) Mainframe
9 4 (0.98%) Security Operations Centre
10 3 (0.74%) Cyberthreat
10 3 (0.74%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (0.74%) HP Storage
10 3 (0.74%) iPhone
11 2 (0.49%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 89 (21.87%) Windows
2 21 (5.16%) Windows Server
3 15 (3.69%) Windows 10
4 11 (2.70%) Linux
5 10 (2.46%) Windows 7
6 6 (1.47%) Unix
7 5 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.23%) Windows Server 2016
8 4 (0.98%) Windows Server 2019
9 3 (0.74%) Android
9 3 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.74%) Windows Vista
9 3 (0.74%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.49%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.25%) Kali Linux
11 1 (0.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (28.50%) Problem-Solving
2 67 (16.46%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (14.50%) ITIL
4 50 (12.29%) Business Intelligence
4 50 (12.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 37 (9.09%) Project Management
6 36 (8.85%) Analytics
7 35 (8.60%) Process Improvement
8 31 (7.62%) Change Management
8 31 (7.62%) Data Analysis
9 30 (7.37%) Business Analysis
9 30 (7.37%) Test Automation
10 26 (6.39%) Problem Management
11 24 (5.90%) Requirements Gathering
12 23 (5.65%) User Stories
13 22 (5.41%) Cybersecurity
14 21 (5.16%) Information Security
15 20 (4.91%) SIEM
16 19 (4.67%) Workshop Facilitation
17 18 (4.42%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 114 (28.01%) SQL
2 28 (6.88%) PowerShell
3 25 (6.14%) C#
3 25 (6.14%) Python
4 21 (5.16%) Java
5 12 (2.95%) JavaScript
5 12 (2.95%) T-SQL
6 10 (2.46%) Bash Shell
7 8 (1.97%) RPG
8 7 (1.72%) Perl
9 6 (1.47%) VB
9 6 (1.47%) VB6
10 4 (0.98%) C
10 4 (0.98%) PL/SQL
10 4 (0.98%) R
10 4 (0.98%) RPG III
10 4 (0.98%) RPG/400
10 4 (0.98%) Ruby
10 4 (0.98%) VBA
11 3 (0.74%) C++
Qualifications
1 18 (4.42%) Security Cleared
2 14 (3.44%) SC Cleared
3 12 (2.95%) Degree
4 11 (2.70%) ISEB
5 10 (2.46%) ISTQB
6 9 (2.21%) A+ Certification
6 9 (2.21%) CISSP
7 8 (1.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (1.72%) DV Cleared
8 7 (1.72%) GCIH
8 7 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (1.47%) CCENT
9 6 (1.47%) CompTIA Security+
9 6 (1.47%) CREST Certified
9 6 (1.47%) SANS
10 5 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
10 5 (1.23%) OSCP
11 3 (0.74%) IIBA
12 2 (0.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (9.83%) GDPR
2 33 (8.11%) SLA
3 27 (6.63%) QA
4 18 (4.42%) PMO
5 9 (2.21%) COBIT
5 9 (2.21%) Data Quality
6 8 (1.97%) GPG13
6 8 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.98%) Cyber Essentials
7 4 (0.98%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 4 (0.98%) P3O
7 4 (0.98%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.74%) NIST
9 2 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.25%) IFRS
System Software
1 30 (7.37%) Active Directory
2 14 (3.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.21%) XenApp
4 8 (1.97%) Hyper-V
5 7 (1.72%) BitLocker
5 7 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (1.72%) XenDesktop
6 5 (1.23%) NFS
7 3 (0.74%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.49%) Cygwin
9 1 (0.25%) Firmware
9 1 (0.25%) HDFS
9 1 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (1.72%) SCCM
2 5 (1.23%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.49%) Control-M
3 2 (0.49%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (0.49%) WSUS
4 1 (0.25%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 1 (0.25%) Computer Incident Response Team
4 1 (0.25%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.25%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.25%) Nessus
4 1 (0.25%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 96 (23.59%) Microsoft
2 23 (5.65%) VMware
3 22 (5.41%) Oracle
4 19 (4.67%) Citrix
5 15 (3.69%) Cisco
6 14 (3.44%) SAP
7 10 (2.46%) IBM
8 9 (2.21%) Splunk
9 8 (1.97%) Cadence
10 7 (1.72%) Veeam
11 6 (1.47%) Ceridian
11 6 (1.47%) HP
11 6 (1.47%) ServiceNow
11 6 (1.47%) Workday
12 5 (1.23%) PeopleSoft
12 5 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (1.23%) Sophos
13 4 (0.98%) Apple
13 4 (0.98%) Lotus
13 4 (0.98%) Teradata