The first table below looks at the demand for the Data Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Analyst
Rank 171 187 219
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Analyst 71 55 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.99% 0.77% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 0.81% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 55 50 30
Average salary £30,000 £27,500 £26,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +2.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,200 £43,900 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £32,500 £31,389
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +3.53%
Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6797 6804 7219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.81% 94.76% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 5515 5834 6330
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Data Analyst
England

Data Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Data Analyst in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Data Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Data Analyst
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Analyst across the North West region.

Data Analyst Salary Trend in the North West

Data Analyst
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Analyst across the North West region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Data Analyst Salary Histogram in the North West

Data Analyst
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Analyst within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +16 41 £32,500 +14.03% 11
Cheshire -5 17 £27,000 -1.81% 8
Merseyside -3 6 £20,000 -21.56% 1
Lancashire - 2 £29,000 - 2
Data Analyst
England

Data Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Data Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Data Analyst in their job title.

1 70 (63.64%) SQL
2 49 (44.55%) Finance
3 36 (32.73%) Data Analysis
3 36 (32.73%) MS Excel
3 36 (32.73%) Business Intelligence
4 31 (28.18%) Degree
5 28 (25.45%) SQL Server
6 25 (22.73%) Microsoft
7 21 (19.09%) SAS
7 21 (19.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 21 (19.09%) Analytics
8 17 (15.45%) Data Mining
9 16 (14.55%) Data Management
10 15 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 15 (13.64%) Marketing
10 15 (13.64%) VB
11 13 (11.82%) Data Warehouse
12 11 (10.00%) Mathematics
13 10 (9.09%) VBA
13 10 (9.09%) Management Information System
14 9 (8.18%) Google
14 9 (8.18%) T-SQL
14 9 (8.18%) SPSS
14 9 (8.18%) Google Analytics
15 8 (7.27%) ClickTale
15 8 (7.27%) Tealeaf
15 8 (7.27%) Oracle
15 8 (7.27%) MS Office
15 8 (7.27%) Web Analytics
15 8 (7.27%) Migration

Data Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Data Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Data Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (19.09%) SAS
2 1 (0.91%) Drupal
Applications
1 36 (32.73%) MS Excel
2 9 (8.18%) SPSS
3 8 (7.27%) MS Office
4 4 (3.64%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (2.73%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.91%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (8.18%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.91%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.91%) SiteCatalyst
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.82%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.91%) SAN
2 1 (0.91%) LAN
2 1 (0.91%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.91%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (25.45%) SQL Server
2 21 (19.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (15.45%) Data Mining
4 15 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (11.82%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (6.36%) MS Access
7 6 (5.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (5.45%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (4.55%) Big Data
9 4 (3.64%) Relational Database
9 4 (3.64%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (2.73%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (2.73%) SAP Data Services
11 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database
11 2 (1.82%) Base SAS
12 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (0.91%) Data Mart
12 1 (0.91%) SAP BW
12 1 (0.91%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (2.73%) LSMW
1 3 (2.73%) Hudson
2 2 (1.82%) ERwin
3 1 (0.91%) Visual Studio
General
1 49 (44.55%) Finance
2 15 (13.64%) Marketing
3 7 (6.36%) Retail
4 6 (5.45%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (5.45%) Banking
5 3 (2.73%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.82%) Billing
7 1 (0.91%) Games
7 1 (0.91%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.91%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.55%) XML
2 3 (2.73%) HTML
2 3 (2.73%) .NET
3 2 (1.82%) MDX
3 2 (1.82%) HTML5
4 1 (0.91%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.91%) Flash
4 1 (0.91%) COM
4 1 (0.91%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.00%) Mathematics
2 10 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 7 (6.36%) Statistics
3 7 (6.36%) Data Conversion
4 5 (4.55%) Economics
5 3 (2.73%) Physics
6 2 (1.82%) Psychology
6 2 (1.82%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.91%) Social Media
7 1 (0.91%) Open Source
7 1 (0.91%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.91%) Online Games
7 1 (0.91%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.73%) Windows
2 2 (1.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (32.73%) Data Analysis
1 36 (32.73%) Business Intelligence
2 21 (19.09%) Analytics
3 16 (14.55%) Data Management
4 8 (7.27%) Web Analytics
4 8 (7.27%) Migration
5 7 (6.36%) E-Commerce
5 7 (6.36%) Data Modelling
5 7 (6.36%) ETL
5 7 (6.36%) Data Migration
5 7 (6.36%) Data Cleansing
6 6 (5.45%) SEO
7 5 (4.55%) Web Development
7 5 (4.55%) CRM
7 5 (4.55%) Creative Marketing
8 4 (3.64%) Data Governance
8 4 (3.64%) Performance Analysis
8 4 (3.64%) Data Architecture
8 4 (3.64%) Project Management
8 4 (3.64%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (63.64%) SQL
2 15 (13.64%) VB
3 10 (9.09%) VBA
4 9 (8.18%) T-SQL
5 4 (3.64%) C#
6 3 (2.73%) C
6 3 (2.73%) ABAP
7 2 (1.82%) R
8 1 (0.91%) Python
8 1 (0.91%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.91%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (28.18%) Degree
2 2 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.55%) QA
2 1 (0.91%) SLA
2 1 (0.91%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.18%) Google
3 8 (7.27%) ClickTale
3 8 (7.27%) Tealeaf
3 8 (7.27%) Oracle
4 7 (6.36%) Sage
5 6 (5.45%) SAP
6 4 (3.64%) Business Objects
6 4 (3.64%) HP
7 2 (1.82%) Vertica
7 2 (1.82%) Tableau
7 2 (1.82%) Adobe
7 2 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.82%) VMware
8 1 (0.91%) Teradata
8 1 (0.91%) Omniture
8 1 (0.91%) Coremetrics
8 1 (0.91%) Citrix
8 1 (0.91%) Cognos
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