Period
to 21 January 2022

The median annual salary for a Data Analyst was £37,795 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 21 January 2022.

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

Data Analyst
North West > Manchester
6 months to
21 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 205 154 212
Rank change year-on-year -51 +58 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Analyst 41 30 32
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 0.75% 0.97% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 1.00% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 31 29 28
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,200 £25,575
25th Percentile £30,335 £33,500 £26,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £37,795 £42,500 £30,000
Median % change year-on-year -11.07% +41.67% -6.25%
75th Percentile £50,000 £57,500 £33,813
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £40,300
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year - +33.33% -6.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. 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
Manchester
Permanent vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 5,181 3,005 5,460
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.22% 96.72% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 3,886 2,675 4,440
10th Percentile £31,500 £31,350 £27,750
25th Percentile £41,250 £38,750 £35,939
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +4.73%
75th Percentile £68,750 £63,750 £60,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £70,025
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

Data Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Analyst in Manchester

Data Analyst
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Data Analyst in Manchester.

Salary trend for Data Analyst in Manchester

Data Analyst
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing Data Analyst in Manchester over the 6 months to 21 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Data Analyst in Manchester

Data Analyst
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Analyst within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 21 January 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Rochdale - 4 £32,283 -
Wigan - 2 £37,250 -
Stockport +2 1 £21,000 -53.33%
Altrincham - 1 - -
Data Analyst
North West

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2022, Data Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Manchester region featuring Data Analyst in the job title.

1 25 (60.98%) SQL
2 21 (51.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (51.22%) Business Intelligence
2 21 (51.22%) Data Analysis
3 20 (48.78%) Power BI
3 20 (48.78%) Power Platform
4 17 (41.46%) Analytics
5 16 (39.02%) Visualisation
6 13 (31.71%) Tableau
6 13 (31.71%) Finance
7 11 (26.83%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (24.39%) Python
9 9 (21.95%) Social Skills
10 8 (19.51%) Statistics
11 7 (17.07%) Google Analytics
11 7 (17.07%) Data Visualisation
11 7 (17.07%) SQL Server
11 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
11 7 (17.07%) Web Analytics
11 7 (17.07%) Google
12 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (14.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (14.63%) ETL
12 6 (14.63%) R
12 6 (14.63%) Data Quality
12 6 (14.63%) Data Analytics
13 5 (12.20%) Degree
13 5 (12.20%) AWS
13 5 (12.20%) Management Information System

Data Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 2 (4.88%) SAS
2 1 (2.44%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.44%) Confluence
2 1 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 21 (51.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.44%) SPSS
3 1 (2.44%) Stata
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 20 (48.78%) Power Platform
2 7 (17.07%) Google Analytics
3 5 (12.20%) AWS
4 4 (9.76%) Azure
4 4 (9.76%) Google Tag Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Adobe Analytics
5 2 (4.88%) GCP
5 2 (4.88%) Google Ads
6 1 (2.44%) Amazon S3
6 1 (2.44%) Chartbeat
6 1 (2.44%) Facebook Ads
6 1 (2.44%) Google Data Studio
6 1 (2.44%) Snowflake
6 1 (2.44%) Trello
6 1 (2.44%) Woopra
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (48.78%) Power BI
2 13 (31.71%) Tableau
3 7 (17.07%) SQL Server
4 6 (14.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (12.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (9.76%) MySQL
7 2 (4.88%) Big Data
7 2 (4.88%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
8 1 (2.44%) Amazon Athena
8 1 (2.44%) BigQuery
8 1 (2.44%) DB2
8 1 (2.44%) Hadoop
8 1 (2.44%) Mixpanel
8 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
8 1 (2.44%) Power Query
8 1 (2.44%) QlikView
8 1 (2.44%) SAS EBI
8 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) JIRA
1 1 (2.44%) WaveMaker
General
1 13 (31.71%) Finance
2 11 (26.83%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (21.95%) Social Skills
4 4 (9.76%) Marketing
5 3 (7.32%) Organisational Skills
5 3 (7.32%) Public Sector
5 3 (7.32%) Retail
6 2 (4.88%) Advertising
6 2 (4.88%) Banking
6 2 (4.88%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 2 (4.88%) Law
7 1 (2.44%) Aerospace
7 1 (2.44%) Automotive
7 1 (2.44%) Police
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) ODBC
2 2 (4.88%) .NET
3 1 (2.44%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.32%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (7.32%) User Experience
3 2 (4.88%) Legacy Systems
3 2 (4.88%) NHS
4 1 (2.44%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.44%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (2.44%) Life Science
4 1 (2.44%) Renewable Energy
4 1 (2.44%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (51.22%) Business Intelligence
1 21 (51.22%) Data Analysis
2 17 (41.46%) Analytics
3 16 (39.02%) Visualisation
4 8 (19.51%) Statistics
5 7 (17.07%) Data Visualisation
5 7 (17.07%) Web Analytics
6 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (14.63%) Data Analytics
6 6 (14.63%) ETL
6 6 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (12.20%) Data Management
7 5 (12.20%) Decision-Making
8 4 (9.76%) Data Modelling
8 4 (9.76%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 4 (9.76%) Dimensional Modelling
8 4 (9.76%) IT Governance
8 4 (9.76%) Line Management
8 4 (9.76%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (7.32%) Dashboard Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (60.98%) SQL
2 10 (24.39%) Python
3 6 (14.63%) R
4 2 (4.88%) VBA
5 1 (2.44%) Java
5 1 (2.44%) Scala
5 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) Degree
2 3 (7.32%) Postgraduate
3 1 (2.44%) DBS Check
3 1 (2.44%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.63%) Data Quality
2 2 (4.88%) QA
3 1 (2.44%) Actionable Recommendations
3 1 (2.44%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Matomo
Vendors
1 7 (17.07%) Google
1 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.88%) Adobe
3 1 (2.44%) Capita
3 1 (2.44%) Cognos
3 1 (2.44%) Facebook
3 1 (2.44%) HubSpot
3 1 (2.44%) Optimizely