Period
to 23 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Data Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 233 228 230
Rank change year-on-year -5 +2 +57
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Analyst 142 134 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.11% 1.08% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 1.12% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 117 123 106
North West median annual salary £35,000 £31,500 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +10.53% -9.52%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,850 £21,625
90th Percentile £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
England median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% -9.09% +4.05%

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 12,383 11,983 11,593
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.83% 96.65% 96.34%
Number of salaries quoted 9,998 10,056 9,682
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 February 2018.

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 February 2018. 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
Cheshire -11 55 £37,500 +19.05% 6
Manchester +15 51 £37,500 +15.38% 3
Merseyside -7 14 £30,750 +2.50% 2
Lancashire -2 12 £35,000 +6.87% 1
Cumbria - 5 £22,500 - 1
Data Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, 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 North West region featuring Data Analyst in the job title.

1 95 (66.90%) SQL
2 58 (40.85%) Business Intelligence
3 56 (39.44%) SQL Server
4 49 (34.51%) Data Analysis
5 44 (30.99%) Microsoft Excel
5 44 (30.99%) Analytical Skills
6 43 (30.28%) Finance
7 31 (21.83%) Data Warehouse
8 30 (21.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 27 (19.01%) Degree
10 26 (18.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 26 (18.31%) T-SQL
11 24 (16.90%) Microsoft
11 24 (16.90%) Analytics
12 22 (15.49%) Mathematics
13 21 (14.79%) Python
14 19 (13.38%) ETL
15 17 (11.97%) Data Management
15 17 (11.97%) Power BI
15 17 (11.97%) Computer Science
15 17 (11.97%) Tableau
16 16 (11.27%) Migration
16 16 (11.27%) SAP
17 15 (10.56%) Oracle
17 15 (10.56%) ERP
18 14 (9.86%) VBA
18 14 (9.86%) Visualisation
18 14 (9.86%) Data Migration
18 14 (9.86%) Data Cleansing
18 14 (9.86%) Dashboard Development

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 7 (4.93%) SAS
Applications
1 44 (30.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (4.93%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (4.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (2.82%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.82%) SAP PP
2 2 (1.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.70%) HFM
3 1 (0.70%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.70%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.70%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.34%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.63%) OpenShift
3 5 (3.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.82%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.63%) Internet
2 1 (0.70%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (39.44%) SQL Server
2 31 (21.83%) Data Warehouse
3 30 (21.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 26 (18.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (11.97%) Power BI
6 12 (8.45%) MS Access
6 12 (8.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (6.34%) QlikView
8 8 (5.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 8 (5.63%) PowerPivot
8 8 (5.63%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (4.93%) MySQL
9 7 (4.93%) Relational Database
9 7 (4.93%) SQL Server 2016
9 7 (4.93%) VLDB
10 6 (4.23%) Data Mining
10 6 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (2.82%) Pentaho
11 4 (2.82%) SAP Data Services
11 4 (2.82%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 11 (7.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (2.82%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 43 (30.28%) Finance
2 13 (9.15%) Banking
3 9 (6.34%) Billing
3 9 (6.34%) Manufacturing
4 8 (5.63%) Retail
5 6 (4.23%) Marketing
6 3 (2.11%) Legal
7 2 (1.41%) Advertising
7 2 (1.41%) Games
7 2 (1.41%) Law
8 1 (0.70%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.63%) Middleware
2 4 (2.82%) .NET
3 1 (0.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 44 (30.99%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (11.97%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.23%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.52%) FMCG
5 4 (2.82%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.11%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.41%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.41%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.41%) Online Games
8 1 (0.70%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.70%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.70%) Fintech
8 1 (0.70%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.75%) Unix
2 9 (6.34%) Windows
3 1 (0.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (40.85%) Business Intelligence
2 49 (34.51%) Data Analysis
3 24 (16.90%) Analytics
4 22 (15.49%) Mathematics
5 19 (13.38%) ETL
6 17 (11.97%) Data Management
7 16 (11.27%) Migration
8 15 (10.56%) ERP
9 14 (9.86%) Dashboard Development
9 14 (9.86%) Data Cleansing
9 14 (9.86%) Data Migration
9 14 (9.86%) Visualisation
10 13 (9.15%) Data Extraction
11 12 (8.45%) Data Visualisation
12 11 (7.75%) Data Modelling
13 10 (7.04%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (6.34%) CRM
14 9 (6.34%) ITIL
14 9 (6.34%) Performance Monitoring
15 8 (5.63%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 95 (66.90%) SQL
2 26 (18.31%) T-SQL
3 21 (14.79%) Python
4 14 (9.86%) VBA
5 12 (8.45%) R
6 4 (2.82%) VB
6 4 (2.82%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.70%) Java
7 1 (0.70%) Perl
7 1 (0.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 27 (19.01%) Degree
2 8 (5.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (4.23%) HND
4 5 (3.52%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.70%) MCDBA
5 1 (0.70%) MCPD
5 1 (0.70%) MCTS
5 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.70%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.15%) Data Quality
2 5 (3.52%) QA
3 1 (0.70%) GDPR
3 1 (0.70%) SLA
Systems Management
1 9 (6.34%) Ganglia
2 1 (0.70%) Netcool
2 1 (0.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (16.90%) Microsoft
2 17 (11.97%) Tableau
3 16 (11.27%) SAP
4 15 (10.56%) Oracle
5 10 (7.04%) Teradata
6 8 (5.63%) ServiceNow
7 5 (3.52%) Cognos
8 4 (2.82%) Capita
9 3 (2.11%) Google
10 2 (1.41%) Informatica
11 1 (0.70%) Alterian
11 1 (0.70%) Alteryx
11 1 (0.70%) Hyperion
11 1 (0.70%) MicroStrategy
11 1 (0.70%) Splunk