Period
to 7 December 2021

The median annual salary for a Data Analyst was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 7 December 2021.

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

Data Analyst
England > Midlands
6 months to
7 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 168 186 208
Rank change year-on-year +18 +22 +56
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Analyst 186 38 138
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.74% 0.79% 1.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.86% 0.83% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 157 32 127
10th Percentile £27,650 £27,088 £21,750
25th Percentile £31,250 £29,563 £26,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £37,500 £32,309 £31,500
Median % change year-on-year +16.07% +2.57% +4.30%
75th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £43,000
90th Percentile £52,400 £50,875 £47,500
England median annual salary £43,400 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -8.63% +18.75% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. 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
Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the Midlands with a recognized job title 9,988 4,575 10,756
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.19% 95.41% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 7,481 3,765 9,043
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £26,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £56,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £68,607 £70,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Data Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Analyst in the Midlands

Data Analyst
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Data Analyst in the Midlands

Data Analyst
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Data Analyst in the Midlands over the 6 months to 7 December 2021.

Salary histogram for Data Analyst in the Midlands

Data Analyst
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Analyst within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 7 December 2021. 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
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands +10 139 £37,500 +7.14% 15
East Midlands -31 47 £32,500 +1.19% 5
Data Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 7 December 2021, 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 Midlands region featuring Data Analyst in the job title.

1 121 (65.05%) SQL
2 97 (52.15%) Business Intelligence
3 65 (34.95%) Analytics
4 62 (33.33%) Power Platform
5 61 (32.80%) Power BI
6 58 (31.18%) Social Skills
7 52 (27.96%) Microsoft Excel
8 49 (26.34%) Data Analysis
9 47 (25.27%) Analytical Skills
10 42 (22.58%) Microsoft
11 35 (18.82%) SQL Server
11 35 (18.82%) Finance
12 34 (18.28%) Data Warehouse
12 34 (18.28%) Visualisation
13 33 (17.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 31 (16.67%) Data Quality
15 30 (16.13%) T-SQL
16 29 (15.59%) Data Modelling
17 28 (15.05%) VBA
18 27 (14.52%) Data Analytics
19 26 (13.98%) ETL
19 26 (13.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 25 (13.44%) Google
20 25 (13.44%) Stakeholder Management
21 24 (12.90%) Business Analysis
22 23 (12.37%) Python
23 20 (10.75%) Data Governance
23 20 (10.75%) Process Improvement
24 19 (10.22%) Tableau
24 19 (10.22%) Marketing

Data Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 7 (3.76%) SAS
2 3 (1.61%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.54%) CMS
3 1 (0.54%) nginx
Applications
1 52 (27.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (7.53%) Spreadsheet
3 13 (6.99%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (1.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.61%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
1 3 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.08%) Line 50
3 1 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.54%) FastStats
3 1 (0.54%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.54%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 62 (33.33%) Power Platform
2 16 (8.60%) GCP
3 10 (5.38%) Google Analytics
4 7 (3.76%) Azure
5 5 (2.69%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.61%) Azure Data Factory
6 3 (1.61%) Collibra
6 3 (1.61%) Google Data Studio
6 3 (1.61%) Google Tag Manager
6 3 (1.61%) Microsoft 365
7 2 (1.08%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (1.08%) PowerApps
7 2 (1.08%) SaaS
8 1 (0.54%) AWS
8 1 (0.54%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 1 (0.54%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.30%) Intranet
2 7 (3.76%) Internet
3 1 (0.54%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (32.80%) Power BI
2 35 (18.82%) SQL Server
3 34 (18.28%) Data Warehouse
4 33 (17.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 26 (13.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 19 (10.22%) Tableau
7 13 (6.99%) Data Lake
8 12 (6.45%) SQL Server 2019
9 10 (5.38%) BigQuery
9 10 (5.38%) Data Mining
10 7 (3.76%) BusinessObjects
10 7 (3.76%) MySQL
10 7 (3.76%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (3.23%) QlikView
12 5 (2.69%) Crystal Reports
12 5 (2.69%) Metadata
13 4 (2.15%) Looker
14 3 (1.61%) Big Data
14 3 (1.61%) Cloud Spanner
14 3 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.54%) Axure RP
2 1 (0.54%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.54%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.54%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.54%) Visual Website Optimizer
General
1 58 (31.18%) Social Skills
2 47 (25.27%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (18.82%) Finance
4 19 (10.22%) Marketing
5 17 (9.14%) Retail
6 10 (5.38%) Law
6 10 (5.38%) Presentation Skills
7 7 (3.76%) Influencing Skills
7 7 (3.76%) Manufacturing
8 5 (2.69%) Back Office
8 5 (2.69%) Legal
8 5 (2.69%) Public Sector
9 4 (2.15%) Banking
10 3 (1.61%) Advertising
10 3 (1.61%) Automotive
10 3 (1.61%) Local Government
10 3 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (1.61%) Police
11 2 (1.08%) Organisational Skills
11 2 (1.08%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.99%) .NET
2 7 (3.76%) MDX
3 1 (0.54%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.54%) Bokeh
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.54%) PySpark
3 1 (0.54%) REST
3 1 (0.54%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.99%) Self-Motivation
2 12 (6.45%) Data Protection Act
3 11 (5.91%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.76%) Internet of Things
5 5 (2.69%) Data Structures
6 4 (2.15%) Legacy Systems
7 3 (1.61%) Industry 4.0
7 3 (1.61%) NHS
7 3 (1.61%) Social Media
8 2 (1.08%) Renewable Energy
8 2 (1.08%) User Experience
9 1 (0.54%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.54%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (0.54%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.54%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.54%) FMCG
9 1 (0.54%) Housing Association
9 1 (0.54%) Mashup
9 1 (0.54%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.54%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (52.15%) Business Intelligence
2 65 (34.95%) Analytics
3 49 (26.34%) Data Analysis
4 34 (18.28%) Visualisation
5 29 (15.59%) Data Modelling
6 27 (14.52%) Data Analytics
7 26 (13.98%) ETL
8 25 (13.44%) Stakeholder Management
9 24 (12.90%) Business Analysis
10 20 (10.75%) Data Governance
10 20 (10.75%) Process Improvement
11 18 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (9.68%) Decision-Making
12 17 (9.14%) Data Protection
12 17 (9.14%) Problem-Solving
13 16 (8.60%) Dashboard Development
13 16 (8.60%) Data Visualisation
14 14 (7.53%) ERP
14 14 (7.53%) Migration
15 13 (6.99%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 121 (65.05%) SQL
2 30 (16.13%) T-SQL
3 28 (15.05%) VBA
4 23 (12.37%) Python
5 17 (9.14%) C#
6 13 (6.99%) VB.NET
7 10 (5.38%) R
8 7 (3.76%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 6 (3.23%) C
9 6 (3.23%) Java
10 5 (2.69%) C++
11 2 (1.08%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.54%) LookML
12 1 (0.54%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (5.38%) Degree
2 1 (0.54%) ACCA
2 1 (0.54%) CIMA
2 1 (0.54%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (16.67%) Data Quality
2 10 (5.38%) GDPR
3 8 (4.30%) QA
4 5 (2.69%) SLA
5 1 (0.54%) Accessibility
5 1 (0.54%) IFRS
5 1 (0.54%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (0.54%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.54%) Ansible
1 1 (0.54%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.54%) Terraform
1 1 (0.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 42 (22.58%) Microsoft
2 25 (13.44%) Google
3 11 (5.91%) SAP
4 9 (4.84%) Oracle
5 7 (3.76%) Cognos
6 6 (3.23%) IBM
7 5 (2.69%) MicroStrategy
8 4 (2.15%) Alteryx
9 3 (1.61%) Databricks
9 3 (1.61%) Sage
9 3 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.54%) CommVault
10 1 (0.54%) Dell
10 1 (0.54%) EMC
10 1 (0.54%) Informatica
10 1 (0.54%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.54%) Veeam
10 1 (0.54%) Workday
10 1 (0.54%) Xero