The median annual salary for a Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Analyst
England / West Midlands
Rank 11 5 11
Rank change year-on-year -6 +6  
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 706 1076 790
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 15.20% 17.70% 15.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.69% 18.37% 16.30%
Number of salaries quoted 588 883 703
Median salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +1.40% +1.42%  

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 4501 5856 4848
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.88% 96.35% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3711 4766 4137
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 23 March 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 23 March 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 -5 265 £33,500 -10.66% 42
Warwickshire +4 101 £38,000 - 13
Solihull +2 79 £42,500 +25.00% 6
Coventry -4 66 £32,500 -18.75% 19
Staffordshire -8 55 £29,250 -16.42% 7
Shropshire -12 24 £36,500 +7.35% 3
Worcestershire -11 17 £35,000 +16.66% 7
Sutton Coldfield -2 15 £36,500 +48.97% 1
West Bromwich -3 11 £31,250 -7.40% 1
Herefordshire -29 5 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Walsall +4 2 £35,500 +1.42% 1
Smethwick - 2 £17,750 - 1
Dudley +1 1 £17,500 -30.00%
Analyst
England

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 March 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.

1 353 (22.97%) SQL
2 342 (22.25%) Finance
3 311 (20.23%) Analytical Skills
4 262 (17.05%) Agile Software Development
5 251 (16.33%) Microsoft
6 235 (15.29%) Business Analysis
7 221 (14.38%) Windows
8 190 (12.36%) MS Excel
9 151 (9.82%) ITIL
10 143 (9.30%) Degree
11 139 (9.04%) SQL Server
12 137 (8.91%) Stakeholder Management
13 136 (8.85%) Retail
14 131 (8.52%) SAP
15 129 (8.39%) Business Intelligence
16 121 (7.87%) ISEB
17 106 (6.90%) Project Management
18 101 (6.57%) ERP
19 100 (6.51%) Manufacturing
20 98 (6.38%) User Acceptance Testing
21 96 (6.25%) MS Office
22 95 (6.18%) Active Directory
23 91 (5.92%) QA
23 91 (5.92%) Analytics
24 86 (5.60%) Management Information System
25 85 (5.53%) Oracle
26 82 (5.34%) SIEM
26 82 (5.34%) Test Scripting
27 81 (5.27%) Waterfall
27 81 (5.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 68 (4.42%) SAS
2 36 (2.34%) SharePoint
3 28 (1.82%) IIS
4 26 (1.69%) MS Exchange
5 9 (0.59%) WebSphere
6 8 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (0.33%) Confluence
9 4 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (0.20%) Apache Spark
10 3 (0.20%) ColdFusion
11 2 (0.13%) CMS
11 2 (0.13%) JBoss
11 2 (0.13%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.13%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.065%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.065%) nginx
12 1 (0.065%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.065%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 190 (12.36%) MS Excel
2 96 (6.25%) MS Office
3 64 (4.16%) MS Visio
4 38 (2.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 27 (1.76%) SPSS
6 19 (1.24%) MS Project
7 4 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.13%) Simulink
9 1 (0.065%) Stata
Business Applications
1 32 (2.08%) SAP Retail
2 31 (2.02%) SAP CAR
2 31 (2.02%) SAP SCM
3 30 (1.95%) SAP MM
3 30 (1.95%) SAP POS DM
4 20 (1.30%) SAP SD
5 13 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
5 13 (0.85%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
6 10 (0.65%) Oracle 11i
6 10 (0.65%) Oracle EBS R12
6 10 (0.65%) Oracle SCM
6 10 (0.65%) SAP ERP
7 9 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
7 9 (0.59%) Oracle Financials
8 7 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
8 7 (0.46%) OpenText MBPM
8 7 (0.46%) OpenText Process Suite
9 6 (0.39%) Workfront
10 5 (0.33%) SAP CO
11 4 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 24 (1.56%) Office 365
2 16 (1.04%) Google Analytics
3 12 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.39%) SaaS
6 5 (0.33%) Force.com
7 3 (0.20%) G Suite
8 2 (0.13%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (0.13%) IaaS
9 1 (0.065%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.065%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.065%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 77 (5.01%) Firewall
2 40 (2.60%) Network Security
3 39 (2.54%) LAN
4 37 (2.41%) TCP/IP
5 32 (2.08%) WAN
6 30 (1.95%) VPN
7 23 (1.50%) VoIP
8 19 (1.24%) DHCP
8 19 (1.24%) DNS
9 17 (1.11%) VLAN
9 17 (1.11%) Wireshark
10 15 (0.98%) HTTP
11 14 (0.91%) Wi-Fi
12 13 (0.85%) Internet
13 12 (0.78%) Wireless
14 9 (0.59%) MPLS
15 8 (0.52%) FTP
15 8 (0.52%) Intranet
15 8 (0.52%) OSPF
15 8 (0.52%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (9.04%) SQL Server
2 81 (5.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 58 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 46 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
5 31 (2.02%) Relational Database
6 25 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
7 24 (1.56%) BusinessObjects
8 23 (1.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 21 (1.37%) MS Access
10 19 (1.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 17 (1.11%) MySQL
11 17 (1.11%) OLAP
11 17 (1.11%) QlikView
12 14 (0.91%) OLAP Cube
13 13 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
14 10 (0.65%) Big Data
14 10 (0.65%) Spotfire
15 9 (0.59%) RDBMS
15 9 (0.59%) SQL Server 2014
16 8 (0.52%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 49 (3.19%) Selenium
2 32 (2.08%) Cucumber
3 30 (1.95%) Team Foundation Server
4 25 (1.63%) JIRA
5 20 (1.30%) Robot Framework
6 17 (1.11%) JMeter
7 14 (0.91%) HP UFT
8 11 (0.72%) Git (software)
8 11 (0.72%) WebDriver
9 10 (0.65%) Fiddler
10 9 (0.59%) SoapUI
10 9 (0.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 8 (0.52%) Burp Suite
12 6 (0.39%) Jenkins
12 6 (0.39%) SpecFlow
12 6 (0.39%) Visual Studio
12 6 (0.39%) Visual Studio Team System
13 5 (0.33%) LoadRunner
14 4 (0.26%) FitNesse
14 4 (0.26%) JUnit
General
1 342 (22.25%) Finance
2 136 (8.85%) Retail
3 100 (6.51%) Manufacturing
4 73 (4.75%) Marketing
5 45 (2.93%) Banking
6 30 (1.95%) Legal
7 22 (1.43%) Billing
8 18 (1.17%) Telecoms
9 15 (0.98%) Advertising
10 14 (0.91%) German Language
11 12 (0.78%) French Language
12 11 (0.72%) Law
13 9 (0.59%) Retail Banking
14 8 (0.52%) Automotive
14 8 (0.52%) Games
14 8 (0.52%) Military
14 8 (0.52%) Spanish Language
15 6 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.26%) Aerospace
16 4 (0.26%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (5.20%) .NET
2 26 (1.69%) HTML
3 23 (1.50%) Web Services
3 23 (1.50%) XML
4 22 (1.43%) ASP.NET
5 16 (1.04%) CSS
6 11 (0.72%) SOAP
7 10 (0.65%) .NET Framework
8 7 (0.46%) jQuery
8 7 (0.46%) WPF
9 6 (0.39%) Gherkin
9 6 (0.39%) J2EE
10 5 (0.33%) RESTful
10 5 (0.33%) Visualforce
11 4 (0.26%) Middleware
11 4 (0.26%) WCF
12 3 (0.20%) HTML5
12 3 (0.20%) LAMP
12 3 (0.20%) MDX
12 3 (0.20%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 311 (20.23%) Analytical Skills
2 86 (5.60%) Management Information System
3 44 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 29 (1.89%) Driving Licence
5 22 (1.43%) iPad
6 21 (1.37%) Data Centre
6 21 (1.37%) Security Operations Centre
6 21 (1.37%) User Experience
7 19 (1.24%) Reinsurance
8 18 (1.17%) Mobile App
9 17 (1.11%) Cyberthreat
10 14 (0.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 12 (0.78%) Data Structures
11 12 (0.78%) NHS
11 12 (0.78%) Smart Meter
12 11 (0.72%) Algorithms
12 11 (0.72%) SCADA
13 10 (0.65%) Blackberry
14 9 (0.59%) Cyber Attack
15 8 (0.52%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 221 (14.38%) Windows
2 70 (4.55%) Linux
3 59 (3.84%) Unix
4 55 (3.58%) Windows Server
5 44 (2.86%) Windows 7
6 26 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 24 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 20 (1.30%) Apple iOS
9 17 (1.11%) Windows 8
10 12 (0.78%) Android
10 12 (0.78%) Windows 10
10 12 (0.78%) Windows XP
11 10 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (0.39%) Mac OS X
12 6 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (0.26%) CentOS
14 3 (0.20%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.13%) Debian
15 2 (0.13%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 262 (17.05%) Agile Software Development
2 235 (15.29%) Business Analysis
3 151 (9.82%) ITIL
4 137 (8.91%) Stakeholder Management
5 129 (8.39%) Business Intelligence
6 106 (6.90%) Project Management
7 101 (6.57%) ERP
8 98 (6.38%) User Acceptance Testing
9 91 (5.92%) Analytics
10 82 (5.34%) SIEM
10 82 (5.34%) Test Scripting
11 81 (5.27%) Waterfall
12 77 (5.01%) Data Analysis
13 73 (4.75%) CRM
14 71 (4.62%) SDLC
15 63 (4.10%) Mathematics
16 61 (3.97%) Scrum
17 60 (3.90%) E-Commerce
18 55 (3.58%) ETL
18 55 (3.58%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 353 (22.97%) SQL
2 67 (4.36%) C#
3 36 (2.34%) Java
4 35 (2.28%) T-SQL
5 33 (2.15%) VBA
6 28 (1.82%) R
7 27 (1.76%) JavaScript
8 26 (1.69%) Python
9 17 (1.11%) VB.NET
10 16 (1.04%) C
11 14 (0.91%) ABAP
12 13 (0.85%) VB
13 8 (0.52%) C++
13 8 (0.52%) PHP
14 6 (0.39%) RPG
14 6 (0.39%) XAML
15 5 (0.33%) Apex Code
15 5 (0.33%) Shell Script
16 4 (0.26%) Ruby
17 3 (0.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 143 (9.30%) Degree
2 121 (7.87%) ISEB
3 66 (4.29%) ISTQB
4 54 (3.51%) CISSP
5 33 (2.15%) Cisco Certification
6 30 (1.95%) CEH
7 28 (1.82%) GIAC
8 25 (1.63%) Security Cleared
9 23 (1.50%) CCNP
9 23 (1.50%) CISM
9 23 (1.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 22 (1.43%) CCNA
10 22 (1.43%) GCIH
11 20 (1.30%) SANS
12 18 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
13 16 (1.04%) GCIA
14 15 (0.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 12 (0.78%) MCSE
15 12 (0.78%) SC Cleared
16 10 (0.65%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (5.92%) QA
2 66 (4.29%) SLA
3 39 (2.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 28 (1.82%) PCI DSS
5 24 (1.56%) PMO
6 16 (1.04%) Data Quality
7 12 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.33%) GxP
9 4 (0.26%) COBIT
9 4 (0.26%) ISO27002
10 3 (0.20%) BS25999
10 3 (0.20%) ISO22301
10 3 (0.20%) ISO27005
10 3 (0.20%) SDET
11 1 (0.065%) COSO
11 1 (0.065%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.065%) GPG13
System Software
1 95 (6.18%) Active Directory
2 21 (1.37%) Snort
3 19 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.52%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.39%) vSphere
6 4 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (0.26%) XenApp
7 3 (0.20%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.13%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.065%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.065%) Firmware
9 1 (0.065%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.065%) GPFS
9 1 (0.065%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.065%) vCloud
9 1 (0.065%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.065%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (1.11%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 17 (1.11%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 7 (0.46%) Microsoft Clustering
2 7 (0.46%) SCCM
3 6 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (0.39%) RSA enVision
4 5 (0.33%) Nagios
4 5 (0.33%) QRadar
4 5 (0.33%) SCOM
4 5 (0.33%) Zenoss
5 4 (0.26%) WhatsUp Gold
6 2 (0.13%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.13%) Icinga
6 2 (0.13%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.13%) Nessus
6 2 (0.13%) OpenNMS
6 2 (0.13%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.065%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.065%) Control-M
7 1 (0.065%) DameWare
Vendors
1 251 (16.33%) Microsoft
2 131 (8.52%) SAP
3 85 (5.53%) Oracle
4 56 (3.64%) Cisco
5 46 (2.99%) VMware
6 37 (2.41%) Citrix
7 21 (1.37%) Google
8 19 (1.24%) HP
9 16 (1.04%) IBM
10 15 (0.98%) ArcSight
10 15 (0.98%) Cognos
10 15 (0.98%) Infor
10 15 (0.98%) LANDesk
10 15 (0.98%) LogRhythm
10 15 (0.98%) ServiceNow
10 15 (0.98%) Tableau
11 14 (0.91%) CheckPoint
12 13 (0.85%) SolarWinds
13 12 (0.78%) Qualys
14 11 (0.72%) Remedy
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + car/ car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 19 hours ago
Worcestershire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Flexi-time, Automation Training
Posted: Yesterday
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Enable
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum (negotiable, based on experience)
Posted: 2 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
ninesharp
Posted: 16 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £36000 - £46000.00 per annum + bonus/benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Enable
Salary: £32,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Smethwick, West Midlands (County)
Pimlico Banks Recruitment
Salary: £very competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ascend Consulting
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £34,000 to £41,000 per annum + benefits inc pension, 25 days hol
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £18000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + perm
Posted: 2 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £29800 per annum + Pen, DIS, 5w hols
Posted: 17 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £55000 per annum + Exceptional Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 17 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Exceptional Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago