The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Analyst
Rank 161 198 213
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Analyst 92 39 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.26% 0.57% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.33% 0.60% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 72 33 25
Average salary £32,500 £27,500 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,050 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £65,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Data Analyst
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6897 6472 7129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.73% 93.89% 96.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5667 5578 6103
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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
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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 +25 45 £32,500 -10.34% 7
Cheshire +9 33 £32,500 +18.18% 7
Merseyside 0 5 £22,750 -10.78%
Lancashire - 3 £29,000 - 2
Data Analyst
England

Data Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 85 (66.41%) SQL
2 58 (45.31%) Finance
3 51 (39.84%) Analytical Skills
4 44 (34.38%) Data Analysis
5 42 (32.81%) MS Excel
5 42 (32.81%) Business Intelligence
6 36 (28.13%) Degree
7 31 (24.22%) Microsoft
8 29 (22.66%) SQL Server
8 29 (22.66%) Analytics
9 27 (21.09%) SAS
10 25 (19.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 21 (16.41%) Data Mining
12 19 (14.84%) Data Warehouse
13 16 (12.50%) VB
14 15 (11.72%) Data Modelling
14 15 (11.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 14 (10.94%) Management Information System
16 13 (10.16%) Data Management
16 13 (10.16%) Marketing
17 12 (9.38%) Retail
17 12 (9.38%) Google
17 12 (9.38%) Google Analytics
18 11 (8.59%) VBA
18 11 (8.59%) ETL
18 11 (8.59%) SPSS
18 11 (8.59%) Banking
18 11 (8.59%) Mathematics
19 10 (7.81%) Web Analytics
19 10 (7.81%) Statistics

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 27 (21.09%) SAS
Applications
1 42 (32.81%) MS Excel
2 11 (8.59%) SPSS
3 7 (5.47%) MS Office
4 5 (3.91%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (3.13%) MS Visio
6 2 (1.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (9.38%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.56%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (22.66%) SQL Server
2 25 (19.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 21 (16.41%) Data Mining
4 19 (14.84%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (11.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (5.47%) MS Access
7 7 (5.47%) Relational Database
8 5 (3.91%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (3.13%) Big Data
10 3 (2.34%) Oracle Database
10 3 (2.34%) SAP Data Services
10 3 (2.34%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (2.34%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (1.56%) Base SAS
11 2 (1.56%) DB2
11 2 (1.56%) QlikView
12 1 (0.78%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.78%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 1 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (2.34%) LSMW
1 3 (2.34%) Hudson
2 2 (1.56%) ERwin
3 1 (0.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 58 (45.31%) Finance
2 13 (10.16%) Marketing
3 12 (9.38%) Retail
4 11 (8.59%) Banking
5 8 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (2.34%) Billing
7 2 (1.56%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.56%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.56%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.78%) Legal
8 1 (0.78%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.91%) XML
2 2 (1.56%) ODBC
2 2 (1.56%) MDX
2 2 (1.56%) HTML
2 2 (1.56%) HTML5
3 1 (0.78%) .NET
3 1 (0.78%) COM
3 1 (0.78%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 51 (39.84%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (10.94%) Management Information System
3 11 (8.59%) Mathematics
4 10 (7.81%) Statistics
5 7 (5.47%) Data Conversion
6 5 (3.91%) Economics
7 4 (3.13%) Visualisation
8 3 (2.34%) User Experience
8 3 (2.34%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.56%) Physics
9 2 (1.56%) Psychology
9 2 (1.56%) Data Extraction
10 1 (0.78%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.78%) iSeries
10 1 (0.78%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.56%) Windows
1 2 (1.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (34.38%) Data Analysis
2 42 (32.81%) Business Intelligence
3 29 (22.66%) Analytics
4 15 (11.72%) Data Modelling
5 13 (10.16%) Data Management
6 11 (8.59%) ETL
7 10 (7.81%) Web Analytics
8 7 (5.47%) Data Cleansing
8 7 (5.47%) Migration
8 7 (5.47%) Data Migration
9 6 (4.69%) Data Governance
9 6 (4.69%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (3.91%) ITIL
10 5 (3.91%) E-Commerce
11 4 (3.13%) Service Management
11 4 (3.13%) Data Architecture
11 4 (3.13%) Business Analysis
11 4 (3.13%) Data Analytics
12 3 (2.34%) Data Transformation
12 3 (2.34%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 85 (66.41%) SQL
2 16 (12.50%) VB
3 11 (8.59%) VBA
4 4 (3.13%) T-SQL
5 3 (2.34%) C
5 3 (2.34%) ABAP
6 2 (1.56%) R
7 1 (0.78%) C#
7 1 (0.78%) Python
7 1 (0.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 36 (28.13%) Degree
2 3 (2.34%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.25%) Data Quality
2 5 (3.91%) QA
3 2 (1.56%) SLA
4 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.78%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 31 (24.22%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.38%) Google
3 10 (7.81%) ClickTale
3 10 (7.81%) Tealeaf
4 9 (7.03%) Oracle
5 7 (5.47%) Sage
6 5 (3.91%) Tableau
7 4 (3.13%) Teradata
7 4 (3.13%) SAP
8 3 (2.34%) Informatica
8 3 (2.34%) Business Objects
9 2 (1.56%) HP
9 2 (1.56%) VMware
9 2 (1.56%) Vertica
10 1 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.78%) RapidMiner
10 1 (0.78%) Citrix
10 1 (0.78%) Adobe
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