Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 262 241 240
Rank change year-on-year -21 -1 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Analyst 102 135 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.86% 1.02% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 1.06% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 87 108 106
North West median annual salary £35,000 £30,000 £30,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,425 £21,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £46,013 £47,500
England median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -10.26% +1.30%

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 11,531 12,778 11,489
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.80% 96.65% 97.26%
Number of salaries quoted 9,337 10,309 9,722
North West median annual salary £44,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.32% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +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 19 September 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 19 September 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
Manchester +2 54 £29,500 -1.67% 9
Cheshire +5 34 £37,500 +2.04% 3
Merseyside +9 7 £32,500 +30.00%
Lancashire +8 7 £42,000 +29.23% 1
Data Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 72 (70.59%) SQL
2 45 (44.12%) Business Intelligence
3 31 (30.39%) Microsoft Excel
4 30 (29.41%) SQL Server
5 29 (28.43%) Microsoft
6 28 (27.45%) Data Analysis
6 28 (27.45%) Degree
6 28 (27.45%) Visualisation
6 28 (27.45%) Analytical Skills
7 25 (24.51%) T-SQL
7 25 (24.51%) Data Warehouse
8 24 (23.53%) Tableau
9 23 (22.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 22 (21.57%) Finance
10 22 (21.57%) Data Modelling
11 20 (19.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 19 (18.63%) QlikView
13 18 (17.65%) Analytics
13 18 (17.65%) Data Visualisation
14 17 (16.67%) Data Management
15 16 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
15 16 (15.69%) Mathematics
15 16 (15.69%) Problem-Solving
16 15 (14.71%) Power BI
17 13 (12.75%) Data Quality
17 13 (12.75%) Stakeholder Management
18 12 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
18 12 (11.76%) Data Analytics
18 12 (11.76%) Relational Database
19 11 (10.78%) SPSS

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 4 (3.92%) SAS
2 2 (1.96%) CMS
3 1 (0.98%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.98%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 31 (30.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (10.78%) SPSS
4 4 (3.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (2.94%) Stata
Business Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.96%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (1.96%) FastStats
2 1 (0.98%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.98%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.98%) SAP APO
2 1 (0.98%) SAP MM
2 1 (0.98%) SAP PP
2 1 (0.98%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.98%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (0.98%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.98%) Skype
1 1 (0.98%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 25 (24.51%) Data Warehouse
3 23 (22.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (19.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (18.63%) QlikView
6 15 (14.71%) Power BI
7 12 (11.76%) Relational Database
8 9 (8.82%) Looker
9 8 (7.84%) SQL Server 2014
9 8 (7.84%) SQL Server 2016
10 7 (6.86%) Azure SQL Database
11 6 (5.88%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 5 (4.90%) Data Mining
12 5 (4.90%) MySQL
12 5 (4.90%) RDBMS
12 5 (4.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (3.92%) Big Data
13 4 (3.92%) BusinessObjects
14 3 (2.94%) Hadoop
14 3 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.94%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.98%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.98%) ERwin
2 1 (0.98%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.98%) RStudio
2 1 (0.98%) Selenium
General
1 22 (21.57%) Finance
2 7 (6.86%) Advertising
2 7 (6.86%) Banking
2 7 (6.86%) Retail
3 6 (5.88%) Investment Banking
3 6 (5.88%) Law
4 5 (4.90%) Marketing
5 4 (3.92%) Legal
6 3 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.96%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.98%) Automotive
8 1 (0.98%) Back Office
8 1 (0.98%) Publishing
8 1 (0.98%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.96%) XML
2 1 (0.98%) EDI
2 1 (0.98%) Gherkin
2 1 (0.98%) KML
2 1 (0.98%) Regular Expression
2 1 (0.98%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (27.45%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.86%) Computer Science
2 7 (6.86%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.90%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (2.94%) Fintech
5 2 (1.96%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (1.96%) Freedom of Information Act
5 2 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.96%) Xbox
6 1 (0.98%) Biotechnology
6 1 (0.98%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.98%) Life Science
6 1 (0.98%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.98%) Renewable Energy
6 1 (0.98%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.98%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (44.12%) Business Intelligence
2 28 (27.45%) Data Analysis
2 28 (27.45%) Visualisation
3 22 (21.57%) Data Modelling
4 18 (17.65%) Analytics
4 18 (17.65%) Data Visualisation
5 17 (16.67%) Data Management
6 16 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (15.69%) Mathematics
6 16 (15.69%) Problem-Solving
7 13 (12.75%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (11.76%) Data Analytics
9 10 (9.80%) Decision-Making
10 9 (8.82%) Data Science
11 8 (7.84%) ETL
12 7 (6.86%) Data Architecture
13 6 (5.88%) Data Cleansing
13 6 (5.88%) Data Protection
13 6 (5.88%) Statistical Analysis
13 6 (5.88%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (70.59%) SQL
2 25 (24.51%) T-SQL
3 7 (6.86%) VBA
4 6 (5.88%) Python
4 6 (5.88%) R
5 5 (4.90%) C
6 3 (2.94%) C#
7 2 (1.96%) Perl
7 2 (1.96%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.96%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.96%) VB
8 1 (0.98%) COBOL
8 1 (0.98%) Java
8 1 (0.98%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.98%) JCL
8 1 (0.98%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.98%) PHP
8 1 (0.98%) REXX
8 1 (0.98%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (27.45%) Degree
2 3 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.98%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.98%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.75%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.96%) GDPR
3 1 (0.98%) COBIT
3 1 (0.98%) COSO
Systems Management
1 1 (0.98%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 29 (28.43%) Microsoft
2 24 (23.53%) Tableau
3 7 (6.86%) Oracle
4 3 (2.94%) Alteryx
5 2 (1.96%) Askia
5 2 (1.96%) Capita
5 2 (1.96%) Lavastorm
5 2 (1.96%) Nebu
5 2 (1.96%) SAP
6 1 (0.98%) Ariba
6 1 (0.98%) CA
6 1 (0.98%) Cisco
6 1 (0.98%) Cognos
6 1 (0.98%) Hyperion
6 1 (0.98%) Informatica
6 1 (0.98%) Mapinfo
6 1 (0.98%) Sage
6 1 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.98%) Syncsort
6 1 (0.98%) SYSPRO