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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Analyst
Rank 174 190 213
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Analyst 80 48 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.08% 0.70% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 0.74% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 62 41 28
Average salary £32,000 £27,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.36% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,150 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £67,500 £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
7046 6451 7066
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.72% 94.18% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5724 5545 6120
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 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 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 29 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
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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 +9 43 £32,500 - 11
Cheshire +1 25 £29,000 +5.45% 4
Merseyside +6 5 £21,500 -15.68%
Lancashire - 2 £29,000 -
Data Analyst
England

Data Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 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 76 (63.33%) SQL
2 53 (44.17%) Finance
3 41 (34.17%) Data Analysis
3 41 (34.17%) MS Excel
4 35 (29.17%) Business Intelligence
5 34 (28.33%) Degree
6 30 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 27 (22.50%) SQL Server
8 26 (21.67%) SAS
9 25 (20.83%) Analytics
10 22 (18.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 21 (17.50%) Data Mining
12 17 (14.17%) VB
13 15 (12.50%) Data Management
14 14 (11.67%) Marketing
15 13 (10.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 13 (10.83%) Management Information System
16 12 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
17 11 (9.17%) VBA
17 11 (9.17%) SPSS
17 11 (9.17%) Mathematics
18 10 (8.33%) Google Analytics
18 10 (8.33%) Statistics
18 10 (8.33%) Google
19 9 (7.50%) Web Analytics
19 9 (7.50%) Retail
19 9 (7.50%) Data Modelling
19 9 (7.50%) ClickTale
19 9 (7.50%) Tealeaf
20 8 (6.67%) MS Access

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 26 (21.67%) SAS
Applications
1 41 (34.17%) MS Excel
2 11 (9.17%) SPSS
3 8 (6.67%) MS Office
4 4 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (2.50%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (8.33%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.67%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.83%) SAN
2 1 (0.83%) LAN
2 1 (0.83%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.83%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (22.50%) SQL Server
2 22 (18.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 21 (17.50%) Data Mining
4 13 (10.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (6.67%) MS Access
7 7 (5.83%) Relational Database
8 6 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (3.33%) Big Data
9 4 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (2.50%) SAP Data Services
11 2 (1.67%) Oracle Database
11 2 (1.67%) Base SAS
11 2 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (1.67%) QlikView
12 1 (0.83%) SAP BW
12 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (0.83%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 3 (2.50%) LSMW
1 3 (2.50%) Hudson
2 2 (1.67%) ERwin
3 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio
General
1 53 (44.17%) Finance
2 14 (11.67%) Marketing
3 9 (7.50%) Retail
4 8 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
4 8 (6.67%) Banking
5 3 (2.50%) Billing
6 2 (1.67%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.67%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.83%) Legal
7 1 (0.83%) Publishing
7 1 (0.83%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.17%) XML
2 2 (1.67%) HTML
2 2 (1.67%) .NET
2 2 (1.67%) MDX
2 2 (1.67%) HTML5
3 1 (0.83%) Apache Flex
3 1 (0.83%) COM
3 1 (0.83%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.83%) Management Information System
2 11 (9.17%) Mathematics
3 10 (8.33%) Statistics
4 7 (5.83%) Data Conversion
5 5 (4.17%) Economics
6 3 (2.50%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.67%) Data Extraction
7 2 (1.67%) Physics
7 2 (1.67%) Psychology
8 1 (0.83%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.83%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.50%) Windows
2 2 (1.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (34.17%) Data Analysis
2 35 (29.17%) Business Intelligence
3 25 (20.83%) Analytics
4 15 (12.50%) Data Management
5 9 (7.50%) Web Analytics
5 9 (7.50%) Data Modelling
6 7 (5.83%) Migration
6 7 (5.83%) Data Cleansing
6 7 (5.83%) Data Migration
7 6 (5.00%) ETL
8 5 (4.17%) E-Commerce
8 5 (4.17%) SEO
8 5 (4.17%) Web Development
8 5 (4.17%) Creative Marketing
8 5 (4.17%) Data Governance
9 4 (3.33%) Data Architecture
9 4 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (3.33%) Service Management
9 4 (3.33%) ITIL
9 4 (3.33%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 76 (63.33%) SQL
2 17 (14.17%) VB
3 11 (9.17%) VBA
4 5 (4.17%) T-SQL
5 3 (2.50%) C
5 3 (2.50%) ABAP
6 2 (1.67%) R
6 2 (1.67%) C#
7 1 (0.83%) Python
7 1 (0.83%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 34 (28.33%) Degree
2 3 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.17%) QA
2 3 (2.50%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.83%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.83%) SLA
3 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.33%) Google
3 9 (7.50%) ClickTale
3 9 (7.50%) Tealeaf
4 8 (6.67%) Oracle
5 7 (5.83%) Sage
6 6 (5.00%) SAP
7 4 (3.33%) Business Objects
7 4 (3.33%) HP
8 2 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.67%) VMware
8 2 (1.67%) Tableau
8 2 (1.67%) Vertica
9 1 (0.83%) RapidMiner
9 1 (0.83%) Teradata
9 1 (0.83%) Citrix
9 1 (0.83%) Adobe
9 1 (0.83%) Cognos
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