The median annual salary for a Data Analyst was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 122 128
Rank change year-on-year +9 +6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Analyst 23 22 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.19% 0.92% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.23% 0.96% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 19 21 8
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +2.94%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -14.28% +7.69%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1871 2285 1972
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 96.69% 96.01% 97.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1571 1693 1625
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Data Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham that featured Data Analyst in the job title.

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 3 months to 24 June 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 24 June 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 34 (85.00%) SQL
2 27 (67.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 22 (55.00%) SQL Server
4 16 (40.00%) Data Analysis
5 15 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 11 (27.50%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (25.00%) Finance
7 10 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (25.00%) Cognos
7 10 (25.00%) Marketing
8 9 (22.50%) Spreadsheet
8 9 (22.50%) MySQL
8 9 (22.50%) Statistical Modelling
9 8 (20.00%) Commercial Data Analysis
9 8 (20.00%) Algorithms
9 8 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
9 8 (20.00%) HTML
9 8 (20.00%) CSS
9 8 (20.00%) CRM
9 8 (20.00%) Data Modelling
9 8 (20.00%) Statistical Analysis
9 8 (20.00%) Statistics
9 8 (20.00%) Games
10 7 (17.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (17.50%) VBA
10 7 (17.50%) Data Quality
11 5 (12.50%) MS Access
11 5 (12.50%) Migration
11 5 (12.50%) Data Migration
12 4 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing

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:

Applications
1 27 (67.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (22.50%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Actimize
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (55.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (22.50%) MySQL
3 7 (17.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (12.50%) MS Access
5 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (2.50%) Data Mining
7 1 (2.50%) Power BI
7 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 10 (25.00%) Finance
1 10 (25.00%) Marketing
2 8 (20.00%) Games
3 1 (2.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.00%) CSS
1 8 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (2.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (27.50%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (20.00%) Algorithms
3 2 (5.00%) iSeries
4 1 (2.50%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) Data Analysis
2 10 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (22.50%) Statistical Modelling
4 8 (20.00%) Commercial Data Analysis
4 8 (20.00%) CRM
4 8 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
4 8 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 8 (20.00%) Statistical Analysis
4 8 (20.00%) Statistics
5 5 (12.50%) Data Migration
5 5 (12.50%) Migration
6 4 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (7.50%) Analytics
7 3 (7.50%) ERP
7 3 (7.50%) ETL
7 3 (7.50%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (7.50%) Validation
8 2 (5.00%) Project Management
8 2 (5.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (85.00%) SQL
2 7 (17.50%) VBA
3 2 (5.00%) Python
3 2 (5.00%) R
3 2 (5.00%) RPG
3 2 (5.00%) VB
4 1 (2.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.50%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.50%) FINRA
2 1 (2.50%) PMO
2 1 (2.50%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) SLA
Vendors
1 15 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 10 (25.00%) Cognos
3 2 (5.00%) JD Edwards
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