Period
to 10 December 2018

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 8 9
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 1,177 1,557 1,850
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.28% 15.59% 16.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.90% 16.14% 17.31%
Number of salaries quoted 973 1,282 1,565
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £36,792 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.87% -1.89% +7.14%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,000 £21,694
90th Percentile £52,500 £53,700 £53,750
England median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - -

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 7,898 9,649 10,689
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.83% 96.61% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 6,092 7,876 8,478
West Midlands median annual salary £43,250 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.13% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -5 425 £35,000 -6.67% 56
Coventry +5 175 £36,250 +5.07% 23
Warwickshire +2 109 £37,500 - 16
Staffordshire -1 98 £34,000 +4.62% 22
Solihull 0 79 £37,500 +13.64% 12
Herefordshire 0 70 £45,000 +20.00% 7
Worcestershire +18 60 £27,500 -26.67% 3
Dudley +4 34 £26,000 -21.21%
Shropshire -18 34 £35,000 - 9
Wolverhampton -1 25 £40,000 +53.85% 3
Walsall -5 15 £38,500 +25.20% 7
Sutton Coldfield -19 11 £32,000 +13.27% 1
Wednesbury -1 2 £41,750 +70.41%
Halesowen +36 1 £24,000 -43.53% 1
Kingswinford - 1 £32,500 -
Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 321 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 242 (20.56%) Microsoft
3 241 (20.48%) Analytical Skills
4 229 (19.46%) Finance
5 217 (18.44%) SQL
6 186 (15.80%) Windows
7 171 (14.53%) ITIL
8 163 (13.85%) Business Analysis
9 137 (11.64%) Stakeholder Management
10 133 (11.30%) Microsoft Excel
11 123 (10.45%) Problem-Solving
12 120 (10.20%) Waterfall
13 118 (10.03%) Degree
14 116 (9.86%) Microsoft Office
15 105 (8.92%) Scrum
16 104 (8.84%) SQL Server
17 97 (8.24%) Business Intelligence
18 93 (7.90%) Active Directory
18 93 (7.90%) ISEB
19 90 (7.65%) Retail
20 89 (7.56%) Change Management
21 87 (7.39%) User Stories
22 86 (7.31%) Firewall
23 83 (7.05%) ITSM
24 82 (6.97%) Project Management
25 80 (6.80%) Linux
26 75 (6.37%) Test Automation
27 72 (6.12%) Service Management
28 71 (6.03%) Information Security
29 64 (5.44%) User Acceptance Testing

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 36 (3.06%) SharePoint
2 29 (2.46%) MS Exchange
3 14 (1.19%) CMS
3 14 (1.19%) IIS
4 12 (1.02%) Confluence
5 7 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (0.59%) SAS
6 3 (0.25%) Skype for Business
6 3 (0.25%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.17%) Captiva
7 2 (0.17%) Documentum
7 2 (0.17%) Exstream Dialogue
7 2 (0.17%) Moodle
7 2 (0.17%) Oracle Self-Service HR
7 2 (0.17%) WordPress
8 1 (0.085%) Apache
8 1 (0.085%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.085%) nginx
8 1 (0.085%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.085%) WebLogic
Applications
1 133 (11.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 116 (9.86%) Microsoft Office
3 40 (3.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 27 (2.29%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.68%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.17%) Open Workbench
7 2 (0.17%) SPSS
8 1 (0.085%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.085%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (0.85%) SAP MM
2 9 (0.76%) SAP FI
3 8 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
3 8 (0.68%) SAP WM
4 7 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.59%) SAP S/4HANA
5 6 (0.51%) NetSuite
5 6 (0.51%) SAP CO
5 6 (0.51%) SAP FI/CO
5 6 (0.51%) SAP SD
6 5 (0.42%) SAP HCM
6 5 (0.42%) SAP HR
7 4 (0.34%) MoSes
7 4 (0.34%) ResourceLink
7 4 (0.34%) SAP FI-CA
7 4 (0.34%) SAP PP
7 4 (0.34%) SAP PSCD
8 3 (0.25%) Infor LN
8 3 (0.25%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 51 (4.33%) Office 365
2 34 (2.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (1.53%) SaaS
4 7 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (0.59%) SuccessFactors
5 4 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.34%) IaaS
5 4 (0.34%) PaaS
6 3 (0.25%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.25%) Mimecast
6 3 (0.25%) OneDrive
7 2 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.17%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.17%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.085%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.085%) G Suite
8 1 (0.085%) GitHub
8 1 (0.085%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 86 (7.31%) Firewall
2 58 (4.93%) LAN
3 53 (4.50%) WAN
4 31 (2.63%) VPN
5 29 (2.46%) Internet
6 25 (2.12%) DNS
7 24 (2.04%) TCP/IP
8 21 (1.78%) DHCP
9 19 (1.61%) Network Security
10 18 (1.53%) HTTP
11 12 (1.02%) FTP
11 12 (1.02%) SSH
12 8 (0.68%) DEFINITY
12 8 (0.68%) Intrusion Detection
13 7 (0.59%) VoIP
14 6 (0.51%) DSL
14 6 (0.51%) SMS
14 6 (0.51%) Wireless
15 5 (0.42%) VLAN
16 4 (0.34%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (8.84%) SQL Server
2 47 (3.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 45 (3.82%) Power BI
4 38 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 24 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 23 (1.95%) Crystal Reports
6 23 (1.95%) Data Warehouse
7 19 (1.61%) MySQL
8 17 (1.44%) QlikView
9 14 (1.19%) Big Data
10 12 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
11 9 (0.76%) Relational Database
12 8 (0.68%) DB2
13 7 (0.59%) Oracle Database
14 6 (0.51%) MongoDB
14 6 (0.51%) MS Access
15 4 (0.34%) Qlik Sense
16 3 (0.25%) Data Mining
16 3 (0.25%) SQL Server 2014
17 2 (0.17%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 40 (3.40%) Selenium
2 28 (2.38%) JIRA
3 13 (1.10%) Cucumber
3 13 (1.10%) Jenkins
3 13 (1.10%) SoapUI
4 9 (0.76%) WebDriver
5 7 (0.59%) LSMW
6 6 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (0.42%) JMeter
8 4 (0.34%) Git (software)
9 3 (0.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (0.25%) HP UFT
9 3 (0.25%) Maven
9 3 (0.25%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (0.25%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.17%) Axure RP
10 2 (0.17%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 2 (0.17%) SonarQube
10 2 (0.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 1 (0.085%) Hudson
General
1 229 (19.46%) Finance
2 90 (7.65%) Retail
3 45 (3.82%) Manufacturing
4 34 (2.89%) Legal
5 26 (2.21%) Banking
6 25 (2.12%) Marketing
7 24 (2.04%) Automotive
7 24 (2.04%) Billing
8 23 (1.95%) Telecoms
9 11 (0.93%) Advertising
9 11 (0.93%) Publishing
10 8 (0.68%) Law
11 7 (0.59%) Games
12 4 (0.34%) Back Office
13 3 (0.25%) French Language
13 3 (0.25%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.17%) Brand Awareness
14 2 (0.17%) Electronics
14 2 (0.17%) Local Government
15 1 (0.085%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (3.23%) Web Services
2 23 (1.95%) .NET
3 17 (1.44%) XML
4 16 (1.36%) SOAP
5 13 (1.10%) JSON
6 8 (0.68%) CSS
6 8 (0.68%) HTML
7 7 (0.59%) IDoc
7 7 (0.59%) REST
7 7 (0.59%) XSLT
8 6 (0.51%) AngularJS
8 6 (0.51%) Middleware
9 5 (0.42%) RESTful
10 4 (0.34%) EDI
10 4 (0.34%) RabbitMQ
11 2 (0.17%) Ajax
11 2 (0.17%) Elastic Stack
11 2 (0.17%) Gherkin
11 2 (0.17%) Java EE
11 2 (0.17%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 241 (20.48%) Analytical Skills
2 54 (4.59%) Management Information System
3 50 (4.25%) Self-Motivation
4 27 (2.29%) CMDB
5 22 (1.87%) Data Centre
6 15 (1.27%) Driving Licence
7 13 (1.10%) NHS
8 12 (1.02%) Data Protection Act
9 10 (0.85%) Cyberthreat
9 10 (0.85%) Mobile App
9 10 (0.85%) User Experience
10 9 (0.76%) Internet of Things
10 9 (0.76%) IVR
11 8 (0.68%) Analytical Mindset
12 7 (0.59%) Enterprise Storage
12 7 (0.59%) Greenfield Project
12 7 (0.59%) Mobile Computing
13 6 (0.51%) Data Structures
14 5 (0.42%) Private Cloud
14 5 (0.42%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 186 (15.80%) Windows
2 80 (6.80%) Linux
3 61 (5.18%) Windows Server
4 29 (2.46%) Windows 7
5 28 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 27 (2.29%) Unix
7 18 (1.53%) Windows 10
8 15 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (0.59%) Android
12 6 (0.51%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.34%) SUSE
14 3 (0.25%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.25%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.17%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.085%) HPUX
16 1 (0.085%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.085%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 321 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 171 (14.53%) ITIL
3 163 (13.85%) Business Analysis
4 137 (11.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 123 (10.45%) Problem-Solving
6 120 (10.20%) Waterfall
7 105 (8.92%) Scrum
8 97 (8.24%) Business Intelligence
9 89 (7.56%) Change Management
10 87 (7.39%) User Stories
11 83 (7.05%) ITSM
12 82 (6.97%) Project Management
13 75 (6.37%) Test Automation
14 72 (6.12%) Service Management
15 71 (6.03%) Information Security
16 64 (5.44%) Analytics
16 64 (5.44%) User Acceptance Testing
17 59 (5.01%) Data Analysis
18 58 (4.93%) Software Delivery
19 57 (4.84%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 217 (18.44%) SQL
2 60 (5.10%) Java
3 32 (2.72%) VBA
4 26 (2.21%) C
4 26 (2.21%) T-SQL
5 24 (2.04%) Python
6 18 (1.53%) PowerShell
7 16 (1.36%) C#
8 13 (1.10%) PL/SQL
9 11 (0.93%) R
9 11 (0.93%) VB
10 7 (0.59%) Bash Shell
10 7 (0.59%) JavaScript
11 6 (0.51%) C++
11 6 (0.51%) PHP
12 5 (0.42%) ABAP
13 2 (0.17%) Groovy
13 2 (0.17%) Perl
13 2 (0.17%) VBScript
14 1 (0.085%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 118 (10.03%) Degree
2 93 (7.90%) ISEB
3 48 (4.08%) Security Cleared
4 36 (3.06%) ISTQB
5 34 (2.89%) Computer Science Degree
6 33 (2.80%) CISSP
6 33 (2.80%) Microsoft Certification
7 29 (2.46%) MCP
8 27 (2.29%) MCSE
9 26 (2.21%) SC Cleared
10 24 (2.04%) MCSA
11 22 (1.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 21 (1.78%) CISM
12 21 (1.78%) ITIL Certification
13 13 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
13 13 (1.10%) GIAC
14 12 (1.02%) DV Cleared
15 11 (0.93%) CISA
16 10 (0.85%) CEH
16 10 (0.85%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (4.08%) GDPR
2 44 (3.74%) QA
3 43 (3.65%) PMO
4 36 (3.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 33 (2.80%) SLA
6 26 (2.21%) PCI DSS
7 20 (1.70%) Data Quality
8 8 (0.68%) Cyber Essentials
9 6 (0.51%) COBIT
9 6 (0.51%) P3O
10 4 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 4 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 3 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 3 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 2 (0.17%) ISO 9001
12 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 17025
12 2 (0.17%) PSD2
13 1 (0.085%) IFRS
13 1 (0.085%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 93 (7.90%) Active Directory
2 55 (4.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (2.29%) Hyper-V
4 11 (0.93%) XenServer
5 10 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (0.68%) vSphere
7 7 (0.59%) XenApp
8 5 (0.42%) Snort
9 4 (0.34%) Firmware
10 2 (0.17%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (0.51%) HP ALM
1 6 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
1 6 (0.51%) SCCM
2 5 (0.42%) Puppet
3 4 (0.34%) NetBackup
3 4 (0.34%) QRadar
3 4 (0.34%) WSUS
4 3 (0.25%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 3 (0.25%) Nessus
4 3 (0.25%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 3 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.17%) AirWatch
5 2 (0.17%) Ansible
5 2 (0.17%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.17%) EnCase
5 2 (0.17%) SCOM
6 1 (0.085%) FTK
6 1 (0.085%) Matomo
6 1 (0.085%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 242 (20.56%) Microsoft
2 61 (5.18%) VMware
3 60 (5.10%) SAP
4 52 (4.42%) Cisco
5 47 (3.99%) Oracle
6 45 (3.82%) ServiceNow
7 36 (3.06%) Citrix
8 34 (2.89%) NetApp
9 28 (2.38%) Red Hat
10 21 (1.78%) Tableau
11 13 (1.10%) Northgate
12 11 (0.93%) HP
13 10 (0.85%) Remedy
13 10 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
14 9 (0.76%) Avaya
14 9 (0.76%) Kronos
15 8 (0.68%) Dell
15 8 (0.68%) Google
15 8 (0.68%) LogRhythm
15 8 (0.68%) Sage