Period
to 23 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Data Analyst was £33,250 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 23 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 249 241 221
Rank change year-on-year -8 -20 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Analyst 108 123 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.87% 0.95% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 0.98% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 88 99 114
North West median annual salary £33,250 £30,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.02% +10.91% -14.06%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £45,500 £42,500
England median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% -11.39% -1.25%

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 12,028 12,491 10,983
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.87% 96.81% 97.38%
Number of salaries quoted 9,797 10,301 9,273
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £61,250
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 June 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 June 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 44 £32,500 +8.33% 5
Cheshire -7 41 £38,750 +23.02% 4
Merseyside -3 10 £33,500 +6.35% 1
Lancashire +1 7 £55,000 +67.94% 3
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 June 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 80 (74.07%) SQL
2 49 (45.37%) Business Intelligence
3 35 (32.41%) SQL Server
4 33 (30.56%) T-SQL
5 32 (29.63%) Microsoft
6 31 (28.70%) Degree
7 28 (25.93%) Microsoft Excel
7 28 (25.93%) Finance
7 28 (25.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 26 (24.07%) Analytics
9 24 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
10 23 (21.30%) Agile Software Development
11 22 (20.37%) Data Analysis
12 21 (19.44%) QlikView
13 20 (18.52%) Tableau
13 20 (18.52%) Data Analytics
13 20 (18.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 20 (18.52%) Data Modelling
14 19 (17.59%) Data Warehouse
14 19 (17.59%) Visualisation
14 19 (17.59%) Data Cleansing
15 18 (16.67%) ETL
16 16 (14.81%) Migration
16 16 (14.81%) Mathematics
17 15 (13.89%) Data Migration
17 15 (13.89%) Data Visualisation
17 15 (13.89%) Power BI
18 14 (12.96%) ERP
18 14 (12.96%) Data Quality
19 13 (12.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services

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 3 (2.78%) SAS
2 1 (0.93%) Apache Pig
2 1 (0.93%) CMS
2 1 (0.93%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 28 (25.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (6.48%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (3.70%) SPSS
4 2 (1.85%) Stata
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.93%) FastStats
1 1 (0.93%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (0.93%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.85%) GitHub
3 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.93%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.93%) Skype
1 1 (0.93%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (32.41%) SQL Server
2 28 (25.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 21 (19.44%) QlikView
4 20 (18.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (17.59%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (13.89%) Power BI
7 13 (12.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 12 (11.11%) SQL Server 2016
9 11 (10.19%) Relational Database
10 9 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (7.41%) Looker
12 7 (6.48%) Azure SQL Database
12 7 (6.48%) SQL Server 2014
13 6 (5.56%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 6 (5.56%) RDBMS
13 6 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
14 5 (4.63%) Big Data
15 4 (3.70%) MySQL
15 4 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
16 3 (2.78%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (1.85%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.93%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.93%) ERwin
2 1 (0.93%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.93%) RStudio
2 1 (0.93%) Selenium
2 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (25.93%) Finance
2 10 (9.26%) Billing
3 9 (8.33%) Marketing
4 7 (6.48%) Advertising
4 7 (6.48%) Retail
5 4 (3.70%) Banking
5 4 (3.70%) Legal
6 3 (2.78%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.78%) Law
7 2 (1.85%) Games
7 2 (1.85%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.93%) Automotive
8 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.93%) .NET
1 1 (0.93%) EDI
1 1 (0.93%) Gherkin
1 1 (0.93%) KML
1 1 (0.93%) Regular Expression
1 1 (0.93%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (10.19%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (6.48%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.70%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.85%) Fintech
5 2 (1.85%) Online Games
6 1 (0.93%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.93%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.93%) VSAM
6 1 (0.93%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (45.37%) Business Intelligence
2 26 (24.07%) Analytics
3 23 (21.30%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (20.37%) Data Analysis
5 20 (18.52%) Data Analytics
5 20 (18.52%) Data Modelling
6 19 (17.59%) Data Cleansing
6 19 (17.59%) Visualisation
7 18 (16.67%) ETL
8 16 (14.81%) Mathematics
8 16 (14.81%) Migration
9 15 (13.89%) Data Migration
9 15 (13.89%) Data Visualisation
10 14 (12.96%) ERP
11 11 (10.19%) Data Architecture
12 10 (9.26%) Data Science
12 10 (9.26%) Problem-Solving
13 9 (8.33%) Dashboard Development
14 8 (7.41%) Data Protection
14 8 (7.41%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 80 (74.07%) SQL
2 33 (30.56%) T-SQL
3 5 (4.63%) Python
4 4 (3.70%) R
4 4 (3.70%) VBA
5 2 (1.85%) C
5 2 (1.85%) C#
5 2 (1.85%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.93%) COBOL
6 1 (0.93%) JCL
6 1 (0.93%) Perl
6 1 (0.93%) PHP
6 1 (0.93%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.93%) REXX
6 1 (0.93%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.93%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (28.70%) Degree
2 7 (6.48%) HND
3 3 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.93%) MCDBA
4 1 (0.93%) MCPD
4 1 (0.93%) MCTS
4 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.96%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.85%) QA
3 1 (0.93%) COBIT
3 1 (0.93%) COSO
3 1 (0.93%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 1 (0.93%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 32 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 20 (18.52%) Tableau
3 9 (8.33%) Oracle
4 5 (4.63%) Capita
5 2 (1.85%) Cognos
5 2 (1.85%) SAP
6 1 (0.93%) Alterian
6 1 (0.93%) Alteryx
6 1 (0.93%) Ariba
6 1 (0.93%) CA
6 1 (0.93%) Cisco
6 1 (0.93%) Informatica
6 1 (0.93%) Mapinfo
6 1 (0.93%) Sage
6 1 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.93%) Syncsort
6 1 (0.93%) SYSPRO