Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Data Analyst was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 23 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
England > North West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 238 225 250
Rank change year-on-year -13 +25 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Analyst 139 140 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.05% 1.12% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 1.15% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 120 125 85
North West median annual salary £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.17% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,850 £21,250
90th Percentile £50,000 £47,500 £41,250
England median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Permanent vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 12804 12127 12519
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.66% 96.98% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 10248 10191 10390
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,250 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,377
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.42% +3.06%

Data Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Analyst 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 in the North West.

Salary trend for Data Analyst in the North West

Data Analyst
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analyst in the North West over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Analyst 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Analyst within the North West region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Manchester -11 59 £35,000 +9.38% 6
Cheshire -13 44 £40,000 +26.98% 5
Merseyside 0 18 £25,000 -9.09%
Lancashire +3 13 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Data Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 North West region featuring Data Analyst in the job title.

1 81 (58.27%) SQL
2 55 (39.57%) Data Analysis
3 48 (34.53%) Business Intelligence
4 44 (31.65%) Analytical Skills
5 41 (29.50%) SQL Server
6 40 (28.78%) Microsoft Excel
7 36 (25.90%) Finance
8 28 (20.14%) Degree
9 26 (18.71%) Tableau
10 24 (17.27%) Analytics
10 24 (17.27%) Data Management
11 23 (16.55%) T-SQL
12 22 (15.83%) Banking
13 19 (13.67%) Data Warehouse
13 19 (13.67%) Computer Science
14 18 (12.95%) Visualisation
14 18 (12.95%) Data Extraction
14 18 (12.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 17 (12.23%) SAP
16 16 (11.51%) Oracle
16 16 (11.51%) Python
17 15 (10.79%) Microsoft
17 15 (10.79%) Unix
17 15 (10.79%) Windows
17 15 (10.79%) Power BI
18 14 (10.07%) Data Quality
18 14 (10.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
18 14 (10.07%) Data Visualisation
18 14 (10.07%) Mathematics
18 14 (10.07%) MS Access

Data Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 10 (7.19%) SAS
Applications
1 40 (28.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (4.32%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (2.88%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (2.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (2.16%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (2.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.16%) SAP PP
2 2 (1.44%) SAP MDM
3 1 (0.72%) HFM
3 1 (0.72%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 1 (0.72%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.72%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.72%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.63%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (7.91%) OpenShift
3 7 (5.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.72%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.88%) Internet
2 1 (0.72%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (29.50%) SQL Server
2 19 (13.67%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (12.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (10.79%) Power BI
5 14 (10.07%) MS Access
6 11 (7.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (6.47%) QlikView
8 8 (5.76%) Data Mining
9 7 (5.04%) MySQL
10 5 (3.60%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (3.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (3.60%) VLDB
11 4 (2.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (2.88%) Pentaho
11 4 (2.88%) PowerPivot
11 4 (2.88%) Relational Database
11 4 (2.88%) SAP Data Services
12 3 (2.16%) Big Data
12 3 (2.16%) OLAP
12 3 (2.16%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 14 (10.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.72%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 36 (25.90%) Finance
2 22 (15.83%) Banking
3 14 (10.07%) Marketing
4 12 (8.63%) Retail
5 6 (4.32%) Games
5 6 (4.32%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.16%) Law
7 2 (1.44%) Advertising
8 1 (0.72%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.72%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.72%) Legal
8 1 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.91%) Middleware
2 1 (0.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 44 (31.65%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (13.67%) Computer Science
3 9 (6.47%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.88%) Credit Risk
4 4 (2.88%) Data Structures
4 4 (2.88%) iPad
5 3 (2.16%) Algorithms
5 3 (2.16%) CCTV
5 3 (2.16%) FMCG
6 2 (1.44%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.44%) NHS
7 1 (0.72%) Contactless
7 1 (0.72%) Fintech
7 1 (0.72%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.72%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.72%) Social Media
7 1 (0.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (10.79%) Unix
1 15 (10.79%) Windows
2 3 (2.16%) Linux
3 2 (1.44%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (39.57%) Data Analysis
2 48 (34.53%) Business Intelligence
3 24 (17.27%) Analytics
3 24 (17.27%) Data Management
4 18 (12.95%) Data Extraction
4 18 (12.95%) Visualisation
5 14 (10.07%) Data Visualisation
5 14 (10.07%) ITIL
5 14 (10.07%) Mathematics
6 12 (8.63%) Configuration Management
7 11 (7.91%) Data Modelling
8 10 (7.19%) Data Analytics
8 10 (7.19%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 9 (6.47%) Data Governance
10 8 (5.76%) Business Analysis
10 8 (5.76%) ETL
10 8 (5.76%) Performance Monitoring
11 7 (5.04%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (5.04%) Information Management
11 7 (5.04%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 81 (58.27%) SQL
2 23 (16.55%) T-SQL
3 16 (11.51%) Python
4 9 (6.47%) R
5 8 (5.76%) VBA
6 5 (3.60%) VB
7 1 (0.72%) Java
7 1 (0.72%) Perl
7 1 (0.72%) Scala
Qualifications
1 28 (20.14%) Degree
2 11 (7.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (4.32%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.07%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.88%) QA
3 2 (1.44%) GDPR
3 2 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.44%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.44%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.72%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (8.63%) Ganglia
2 1 (0.72%) Netcool
2 1 (0.72%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (18.71%) Tableau
2 17 (12.23%) SAP
3 16 (11.51%) Oracle
4 15 (10.79%) Microsoft
5 14 (10.07%) Teradata
6 11 (7.91%) ServiceNow
7 5 (3.60%) Cognos
8 3 (2.16%) Alterian
8 3 (2.16%) Informatica
9 2 (1.44%) Google
9 2 (1.44%) MicroStrategy
10 1 (0.72%) Alteryx
10 1 (0.72%) Cognizant
10 1 (0.72%) Hyperion
10 1 (0.72%) PeopleSoft
10 1 (0.72%) Splunk