The median annual salary for a Data Analyst was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 199 169 196
Rank change year-on-year -30 +27  
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Analyst 48 71 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.78% 1.24% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 1.27% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 42 64 47
Median salary £32,500 £27,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% -15.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £40,000 £42,800
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5952 5571 6393
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.88% 97.06% 96.75%
Number of salaries quoted 4981 4675 5148
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Data Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

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 3 months to 29 March 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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -49 23 £30,000 +9.09% 10
Merseyside - 13 £33,500 - 1
Cheshire -2 9 £31,500 +15.59% 4
Lancashire -11 4 £33,000 - 1
Data Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 96 (76.19%) SQL
2 61 (48.41%) SQL Server
3 51 (40.48%) Analytical Skills
4 48 (38.10%) Data Analysis
5 47 (37.30%) Business Intelligence
6 45 (35.71%) MS Excel
7 40 (31.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 37 (29.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 35 (27.78%) Microsoft
9 35 (27.78%) Analytics
10 30 (23.81%) Finance
11 25 (19.84%) Tableau
12 21 (16.67%) Data Modelling
13 20 (15.87%) CRM
13 20 (15.87%) T-SQL
14 17 (13.49%) SAS
15 16 (12.70%) Data Warehouse
15 16 (12.70%) Power BI
16 15 (11.90%) VBA
16 15 (11.90%) Data Mining
17 14 (11.11%) MS Office
17 14 (11.11%) Management Information System
18 13 (10.32%) Data Quality
19 12 (9.52%) Data Analytics
19 12 (9.52%) Oracle
20 11 (8.73%) ITIL
20 11 (8.73%) Marketing
20 11 (8.73%) MDX
20 11 (8.73%) QlikView
21 10 (7.94%) Degree

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 17 (13.49%) SAS
2 6 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.59%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 45 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 14 (11.11%) MS Office
3 5 (3.97%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (3.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (6.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (3.97%) Adobe Campaign
3 4 (3.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 3 (2.38%) Eloqua
5 2 (1.59%) PeopleSoft HRMS
6 1 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.79%) FastStats
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.79%) PeopleSoft CRM
6 1 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.17%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.59%) Internet
1 2 (1.59%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (48.41%) SQL Server
2 40 (31.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 37 (29.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (12.70%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (12.70%) Power BI
5 15 (11.90%) Data Mining
6 11 (8.73%) QlikView
7 7 (5.56%) Relational Database
7 7 (5.56%) Spotfire
8 6 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (3.97%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (3.97%) DataStage
9 5 (3.97%) MySQL
10 4 (3.17%) MS Access
10 4 (3.17%) Pentaho
11 3 (2.38%) Oracle BI EE
11 3 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (1.59%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
12 2 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1 (0.79%) Sisense
Development Applications
1 7 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (5.56%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.79%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.79%) Visual Website Optimizer
General
1 30 (23.81%) Finance
2 11 (8.73%) Marketing
3 9 (7.14%) Retail
4 4 (3.17%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.38%) Legal
6 2 (1.59%) Billing
7 1 (0.79%) Advertising
7 1 (0.79%) Banking
7 1 (0.79%) Electronics
7 1 (0.79%) Games
7 1 (0.79%) Law
7 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.73%) MDX
2 3 (2.38%) Web Services
3 1 (0.79%) D3.js
3 1 (0.79%) LINQ
3 1 (0.79%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (0.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 51 (40.48%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.17%) iPad
4 3 (2.38%) Pricing Data
5 2 (1.59%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.59%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.79%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.79%) Clustering
6 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.79%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.79%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (38.10%) Data Analysis
2 47 (37.30%) Business Intelligence
3 35 (27.78%) Analytics
4 21 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 20 (15.87%) CRM
6 12 (9.52%) Data Analytics
7 11 (8.73%) ITIL
8 8 (6.35%) E-Commerce
9 7 (5.56%) Actionable Insight
9 7 (5.56%) BPMN
9 7 (5.56%) Business Analysis
9 7 (5.56%) Case Management
9 7 (5.56%) PRINCE2
9 7 (5.56%) Statistics
9 7 (5.56%) Systems Analysis
9 7 (5.56%) UML
10 6 (4.76%) ERP
10 6 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (4.76%) Trend Analysis
11 5 (3.97%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 96 (76.19%) SQL
2 20 (15.87%) T-SQL
3 15 (11.90%) VBA
4 9 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 8 (6.35%) PowerShell
6 6 (4.76%) R
7 4 (3.17%) C#
7 4 (3.17%) PL/SQL
7 4 (3.17%) Python
8 3 (2.38%) VB
9 2 (1.59%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.79%) ANSI SQL
10 1 (0.79%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (7.94%) Degree
2 7 (5.56%) ISEB
3 2 (1.59%) CCA
3 2 (1.59%) MCSA
3 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.59%) NCDA
3 2 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.79%) AAT
4 1 (0.79%) ACCA
4 1 (0.79%) CIMA
4 1 (0.79%) HNC
4 1 (0.79%) HND
4 1 (0.79%) PhD
4 1 (0.79%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.32%) Data Quality
2 6 (4.76%) SLA
3 2 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.59%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.59%) Firmware
1 2 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.59%) vSphere
1 2 (1.59%) XenApp
2 1 (0.79%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.59%) OPNET
1 2 (1.59%) SCCM
Vendors
1 35 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 25 (19.84%) Tableau
3 12 (9.52%) Oracle
4 10 (7.94%) Salesforce.com
4 10 (7.94%) SAP
5 7 (5.56%) Alteryx
5 7 (5.56%) Google
6 6 (4.76%) Informatica
7 5 (3.97%) Ab Initio
7 5 (3.97%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (1.59%) Citrix
8 2 (1.59%) IBM
8 2 (1.59%) IFS
8 2 (1.59%) NetApp
8 2 (1.59%) PeopleSoft
8 2 (1.59%) VMware
9 1 (0.79%) Epicor
9 1 (0.79%) Optimizely
9 1 (0.79%) Siebel
9 1 (0.79%) Vertica
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