Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Data Analyst was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Analyst
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 143 189 165
Rank change year-on-year +46 -24 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Analyst 48 33 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.24% 0.70% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.28% 0.73% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 47 29 24
Birmingham median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +16.67% -11.11%
10th Percentile £22,650 £22,500 £25,150
90th Percentile £44,250 £42,800 £41,375
West Midlands median annual salary £36,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +21.67% - -10.45%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies in Birmingham with a recognized job title 3740 4551 3818
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.24% 96.40% 97.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2992 3402 3191
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Data Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured Data Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Data Analyst in Birmingham

Data Analyst
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Data Analyst in Birmingham

Data Analyst
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analyst in Birmingham over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Analyst in Birmingham

Data Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Data Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region featuring Data Analyst in the job title.

1 38 (79.17%) SQL
2 27 (56.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (35.42%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (33.33%) Analytics
5 15 (31.25%) Data Quality
5 15 (31.25%) Data Analysis
6 14 (29.17%) Data Visualisation
6 14 (29.17%) Visualisation
6 14 (29.17%) Degree
7 13 (27.08%) Data Management
8 11 (22.92%) SQL Server
9 10 (20.83%) Validation
10 9 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (16.67%) Oracle
11 8 (16.67%) Computer Science
12 7 (14.58%) Data Governance
12 7 (14.58%) Data Structures
12 7 (14.58%) Master Data Management
12 7 (14.58%) VBA
12 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
12 7 (14.58%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (12.50%) Management Information System
13 6 (12.50%) Workflow
13 6 (12.50%) Finance
13 6 (12.50%) ETL
13 6 (12.50%) MS Access
13 6 (12.50%) CRM
13 6 (12.50%) Metadata Management
13 6 (12.50%) Infographics

Data Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (10.42%) SAS
2 4 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 27 (56.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (10.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Actimize
1 1 (2.08%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) SaaS
2 2 (4.17%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.92%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.58%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (12.50%) MS Access
3 6 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (8.33%) Data Mining
4 4 (8.33%) QlikView
5 3 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (4.17%) MySQL
6 2 (4.17%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.08%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (2.08%) DB2
7 1 (2.08%) Hadoop
7 1 (2.08%) Power BI
7 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 6 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Banking
3 2 (4.17%) Automotive
3 2 (4.17%) Retail
4 1 (2.08%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) .NET
1 1 (2.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (35.42%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 7 (14.58%) Data Structures
4 6 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 6 (12.50%) Reference Data
5 2 (4.17%) Credit Risk
6 1 (2.08%) FMCG
6 1 (2.08%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.08%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (33.33%) Analytics
2 15 (31.25%) Data Analysis
3 14 (29.17%) Data Visualisation
3 14 (29.17%) Visualisation
4 13 (27.08%) Data Management
5 10 (20.83%) Validation
6 9 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (14.58%) Data Governance
7 7 (14.58%) Master Data Management
8 6 (12.50%) CRM
8 6 (12.50%) ETL
8 6 (12.50%) Infographics
8 6 (12.50%) Metadata Management
8 6 (12.50%) Workflow
9 5 (10.42%) Data Analytics
9 5 (10.42%) Data Architecture
9 5 (10.42%) Data Modelling
10 4 (8.33%) Business Analysis
10 4 (8.33%) Mathematics
10 4 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 38 (79.17%) SQL
2 7 (14.58%) VBA
3 3 (6.25%) Python
3 3 (6.25%) R
4 1 (2.08%) PHP
4 1 (2.08%) RPG
4 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (29.17%) Degree
2 5 (10.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (6.25%) PhD
4 1 (2.08%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (31.25%) Data Quality
2 3 (6.25%) SLA
3 1 (2.08%) FINRA
3 1 (2.08%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (16.67%) Oracle
2 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
3 6 (12.50%) Tableau
4 3 (6.25%) JD Edwards
5 2 (4.17%) Teradata
6 1 (2.08%) Adobe
6 1 (2.08%) Cognos
6 1 (2.08%) Jedox
6 1 (2.08%) SAP