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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analyst
Rank 219 216 237
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Analyst 28 20 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.41% 0.30% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.32% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 25 15 26
Average salary £32,500 £26,250 £25,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.80% +3.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,250 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £33,750 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +12.50%
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
6532 6286 7625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.98% 95.14% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5589 5292 6634
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 2015. 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
Cheshire +17 17 £32,500 +41.30% 7
Manchester -4 10 £30,000 +11.11% 9
Merseyside +13 6 £32,500 +23.80%
Data Analyst
England

Data Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 (66.67%) SQL
2 40 (38.10%) MS Excel
3 38 (36.19%) Business Intelligence
3 38 (36.19%) Finance
4 34 (32.38%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (25.71%) Microsoft
5 27 (25.71%) Data Analysis
6 24 (22.86%) Analytics
7 21 (20.00%) Degree
8 20 (19.05%) SQL Server
9 19 (18.10%) Time Management
10 17 (16.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 15 (14.29%) Oracle
11 15 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
12 14 (13.33%) Retail
12 14 (13.33%) Marketing
13 13 (12.38%) SAS
13 13 (12.38%) Relational Database
14 12 (11.43%) Visualisation
14 12 (11.43%) Data Modelling
14 12 (11.43%) Data Mining
14 12 (11.43%) Management Information System
14 12 (11.43%) Google
14 12 (11.43%) Google Analytics
15 11 (10.48%) T-SQL
16 10 (9.52%) Crystal Reports
16 10 (9.52%) SPSS
16 10 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 9 (8.57%) Web Analytics
17 9 (8.57%) VBA

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 13 (12.38%) SAS
2 4 (3.81%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (0.95%) SharePoint
Applications
1 40 (38.10%) MS Excel
2 10 (9.52%) SPSS
3 4 (3.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.86%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (2.86%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (11.43%) Google Analytics
2 3 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.95%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.95%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.95%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 17 (16.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (12.38%) Relational Database
5 12 (11.43%) Data Mining
6 10 (9.52%) Crystal Reports
6 10 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (4.76%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 4 (3.81%) QlikView
8 4 (3.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (3.81%) Clementine
9 3 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.90%) MS Access
10 2 (1.90%) DB2
11 1 (0.95%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.95%) SAP BW
11 1 (0.95%) MySQL
11 1 (0.95%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.95%) Big Data
General
1 38 (36.19%) Finance
2 14 (13.33%) Retail
2 14 (13.33%) Marketing
3 6 (5.71%) Banking
4 4 (3.81%) Billing
5 3 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (2.86%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.90%) Legal
6 2 (1.90%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.95%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.95%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.81%) ODBC
2 2 (1.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (32.38%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (11.43%) Visualisation
2 12 (11.43%) Management Information System
3 8 (7.62%) Algorithms
4 5 (4.76%) Statistics
5 3 (2.86%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.86%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.90%) Economics
6 2 (1.90%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.90%) FMCG
6 2 (1.90%) iSeries
7 1 (0.95%) Open Source
7 1 (0.95%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.95%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.95%) Physics
7 1 (0.95%) Psychology
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (36.19%) Business Intelligence
2 27 (25.71%) Data Analysis
3 24 (22.86%) Analytics
4 19 (18.10%) Time Management
5 12 (11.43%) Data Modelling
6 9 (8.57%) Web Analytics
7 8 (7.62%) ETL
7 8 (7.62%) ITIL
8 7 (6.67%) Data Management
9 5 (4.76%) CRM
9 5 (4.76%) Quality Management
10 4 (3.81%) Migration
10 4 (3.81%) E-Commerce
10 4 (3.81%) Content Management
10 4 (3.81%) Data Migration
10 4 (3.81%) Business Analysis
10 4 (3.81%) Quantitative Analysis
10 4 (3.81%) Statistical Modelling
10 4 (3.81%) Campaign Analysis
11 3 (2.86%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 70 (66.67%) SQL
2 11 (10.48%) T-SQL
3 9 (8.57%) VBA
4 7 (6.67%) VB
5 5 (4.76%) PL/SQL
5 5 (4.76%) R
6 1 (0.95%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (1.90%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.62%) QA
1 8 (7.62%) Data Quality
2 7 (6.67%) SLA
3 1 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.95%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 27 (25.71%) Microsoft
2 15 (14.29%) Oracle
3 12 (11.43%) Google
4 4 (3.81%) ClickTale
4 4 (3.81%) Tealeaf
4 4 (3.81%) Tableau
5 3 (2.86%) Teradata
5 3 (2.86%) Cognos
5 3 (2.86%) Informatica
6 2 (1.90%) SAP
7 1 (0.95%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.95%) Epicor
7 1 (0.95%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.95%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.95%) Sage
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