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 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analyst
Rank 190 218 206
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Analyst 59 33 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.89% 0.47% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 0.50% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 47 26 29
Average salary £32,500 £27,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -3.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,800 £35,000 £40,500
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
6352 6641 6905
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.29% 95.09% 95.58%
Number of salaries quoted 5127 5410 5804
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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 26 March 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 26 March 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
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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 +7 29 £35,250 +28.18% 6
Cheshire +21 26 £27,500 -26.66% 5
Merseyside +10 6 £32,500 +18.18%
Lancashire +3 1 £28,000 +3.70%
Data Analyst
England

Data Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 64 (68.09%) SQL
2 38 (40.43%) MS Excel
3 33 (35.11%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (34.04%) Finance
5 31 (32.98%) SQL Server
6 29 (30.85%) Data Analysis
7 23 (24.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 21 (22.34%) Business Intelligence
9 20 (21.28%) Microsoft
10 19 (20.21%) Oracle
11 16 (17.02%) Time Management
12 15 (15.96%) VBA
12 15 (15.96%) Marketing
12 15 (15.96%) Degree
13 14 (14.89%) T-SQL
14 12 (12.77%) SAP
14 12 (12.77%) CRM
14 12 (12.77%) Visualisation
15 11 (11.70%) Data Management
16 10 (10.64%) Crystal Reports
16 10 (10.64%) Data Mining
16 10 (10.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 10 (10.64%) Analytics
16 10 (10.64%) Relational Database
17 9 (9.57%) Data Warehouse
17 9 (9.57%) Dynamics CRM
18 8 (8.51%) MS Office
18 8 (8.51%) SharePoint
18 8 (8.51%) Epicor
18 8 (8.51%) JD Edwards

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

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 8 (8.51%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.38%) SAS
3 4 (4.26%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 38 (40.43%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.51%) MS Office
3 7 (7.45%) SPSS
4 4 (4.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (9.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (8.51%) Dynamics GP
2 8 (8.51%) Dynamics NAV
2 8 (8.51%) Oracle General Ledger
3 6 (6.38%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.06%) SAP CRM
4 1 (1.06%) Academy Housing
4 1 (1.06%) arcHouse
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (32.98%) SQL Server
2 23 (24.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (10.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (10.64%) Crystal Reports
3 10 (10.64%) Data Mining
3 10 (10.64%) Relational Database
4 9 (9.57%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (7.45%) DTS
6 5 (5.32%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 4 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (4.26%) MS Access
7 4 (4.26%) Clementine
7 4 (4.26%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (4.26%) QlikView
7 4 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.06%) MySQL
9 1 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (1.06%) SAP BW
9 1 (1.06%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.06%) LSMW
General
1 32 (34.04%) Finance
2 15 (15.96%) Marketing
3 8 (8.51%) Financial Institution
3 8 (8.51%) Retail
3 8 (8.51%) General Ledger
4 3 (3.19%) Banking
5 2 (2.13%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.13%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.06%) Law
6 1 (1.06%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.13%) HTML
1 2 (2.13%) CSS
1 2 (2.13%) ODBC
2 1 (1.06%) BAPI
2 1 (1.06%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (35.11%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (12.77%) Visualisation
3 8 (8.51%) Management Information System
4 6 (6.38%) Computer Science
4 6 (6.38%) Data Structures
4 6 (6.38%) Algorithms
5 4 (4.26%) User Experience
6 3 (3.19%) FMCG
6 3 (3.19%) Telematics
7 2 (2.13%) Statistics
7 2 (2.13%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.06%) Physics
8 1 (1.06%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.32%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (30.85%) Data Analysis
2 21 (22.34%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (17.02%) Time Management
4 12 (12.77%) CRM
5 11 (11.70%) Data Management
6 10 (10.64%) Analytics
7 8 (8.51%) Business Analysis
8 7 (7.45%) Data Modelling
8 7 (7.45%) Data Transformation
9 5 (5.32%) Campaign Analysis
9 5 (5.32%) Data Privacy
9 5 (5.32%) Data Governance
9 5 (5.32%) Quantitative Analysis
9 5 (5.32%) ITIL
9 5 (5.32%) Web Analytics
10 4 (4.26%) Statistical Analysis
10 4 (4.26%) Content Management
10 4 (4.26%) Project Management
10 4 (4.26%) Customer Insight
10 4 (4.26%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 64 (68.09%) SQL
2 15 (15.96%) VBA
3 14 (14.89%) T-SQL
4 5 (5.32%) PL/SQL
5 4 (4.26%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.26%) R
6 1 (1.06%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 15 (15.96%) Degree
2 3 (3.19%) CISA
3 2 (2.13%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.51%) QA
2 5 (5.32%) SLA
3 1 (1.06%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 20 (21.28%) Microsoft
2 19 (20.21%) Oracle
3 12 (12.77%) SAP
4 8 (8.51%) JD Edwards
4 8 (8.51%) Sage
4 8 (8.51%) Epicor
5 6 (6.38%) Google
6 5 (5.32%) Teradata
7 3 (3.19%) Cognos
7 3 (3.19%) Business Objects
8 2 (2.13%) Tableau
9 1 (1.06%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (1.06%) Cisco
9 1 (1.06%) Northgate
9 1 (1.06%) Capita
9 1 (1.06%) Orchard
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