Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Analytics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Analytics over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Analytics
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 112 70
Rank change year-on-year +49 -42 +119
Permanent jobs citing Analytics 430 284 407
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 4.24% 2.47% 3.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.77% 2.77% 4.27%
Number of salaries quoted 362 224 272
West Midlands median annual salary £41,750 £37,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.33% -8.54% -15.46%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £23,875
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,339 £66,173
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,459
% change year-on-year - +6.88% +2.92%

Analytics is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 9007 10237 9539
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 88.84% 89.16% 87.66%
Number of salaries quoted 7281 8000 7868
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £64,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Analytics
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Analytics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Analytics in the West Midlands

Analytics
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Analytics in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Analytics in the West Midlands

Analytics
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Analytics in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Analytics in the West Midlands

Analytics
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Analytics within the West Midlands 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
Birmingham +88 186 £55,000 +29.41% 18
Warwickshire +21 74 £32,500 -7.14%
Coventry +39 35 £45,000 -18.18% 5
Staffordshire +7 35 £32,500 -10.96% 2
Shropshire -2 31 £52,500 +1.56% 1
Solihull -1 17 £60,000 +4.35% 2
Worcestershire -2 11 £23,000 -16.36% 7
Halesowen - 11 £42,500 - 1
Herefordshire +2 4 £37,500 +36.36%
Walsall +4 3 £70,000 +91.78%
Wolverhampton +2 2 £70,000 +211.11%
Sutton Coldfield +2 2 £32,500 -
Analytics
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing Analytics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Analytics.

1 180 (41.86%) SQL
2 127 (29.53%) Business Intelligence
3 126 (29.30%) Finance
4 117 (27.21%) Analytical Skills
5 108 (25.12%) Marketing
6 81 (18.84%) Agile Software Development
7 77 (17.91%) Banking
8 74 (17.21%) HTML
9 72 (16.74%) SQL Server
9 72 (16.74%) SAS
9 72 (16.74%) Stakeholder Management
10 71 (16.51%) Data Analytics
11 70 (16.28%) Microsoft
12 68 (15.81%) Google
13 67 (15.58%) JavaScript
14 62 (14.42%) Data Warehouse
15 61 (14.19%) CSS
15 61 (14.19%) Microsoft Azure
15 61 (14.19%) Infrastructure Management
16 54 (12.56%) Management Information System
17 53 (12.33%) Google Analytics
18 51 (11.86%) Microsoft Excel
19 48 (11.16%) Degree
20 46 (10.70%) Visualisation
20 46 (10.70%) Project Management
21 44 (10.23%) C#
22 43 (10.00%) Tableau
22 43 (10.00%) Presales
23 42 (9.77%) Retail
24 40 (9.30%) ETL

Analytics
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 72 (16.74%) SAS
2 28 (6.51%) CMS
3 19 (4.42%) WordPress
4 17 (3.95%) SharePoint
5 12 (2.79%) Apache Spark
6 8 (1.86%) Joomla!
7 7 (1.63%) Drupal
8 6 (1.40%) IIS
8 6 (1.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (0.93%) Amazon Alexa
10 3 (0.70%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.70%) GlassFish
10 3 (0.70%) JBoss
10 3 (0.70%) WildFly
11 2 (0.47%) Apache
11 2 (0.47%) OpenEdge
12 1 (0.23%) Confluence
12 1 (0.23%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 51 (11.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (5.58%) SPSS
3 16 (3.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (2.33%) Photoshop
5 8 (1.86%) Adobe Illustrator
6 7 (1.63%) Microsoft Office
7 4 (0.93%) Chatbot
7 4 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.23%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 23 (5.35%) Magento
2 8 (1.86%) OpenCart
3 7 (1.63%) Shopify
4 6 (1.40%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 4 (0.93%) Cognos TM1
5 4 (0.93%) SAP ERP
5 4 (0.93%) SAP HCM
6 3 (0.70%) Epicor Tropos
6 3 (0.70%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.47%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.23%) Actimize
8 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.23%) SAP MM
8 1 (0.23%) SAP PM
8 1 (0.23%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 61 (14.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 53 (12.33%) Google Analytics
3 38 (8.84%) AdWords
4 34 (7.91%) Amazon AWS
5 20 (4.65%) Azure Data Factory
6 14 (3.26%) Azure Machine Learning
7 10 (2.33%) SuccessFactors
8 7 (1.63%) Basecamp
8 7 (1.63%) IaaS
8 7 (1.63%) PaaS
8 7 (1.63%) SaaS
9 5 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (1.16%) Serverless
10 4 (0.93%) Bluemix
10 4 (0.93%) IBM Cloud
10 4 (0.93%) Office 365
11 3 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.70%) Google Tag Manager
12 2 (0.47%) Azure Active Directory
13 1 (0.23%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.56%) Internet
2 9 (2.09%) DNS
3 4 (0.93%) Firewall
4 3 (0.70%) DMZ
4 3 (0.70%) Network Security
5 2 (0.47%) RFID
5 2 (0.47%) WLAN
6 1 (0.23%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (16.74%) SQL Server
2 62 (14.42%) Data Warehouse
3 39 (9.07%) Big Data
4 38 (8.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 37 (8.60%) MySQL
6 35 (8.14%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 34 (7.91%) Base SAS
7 34 (7.91%) QlikView
8 33 (7.67%) SAS Visual Analytics
9 26 (6.05%) Power BI
10 21 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 20 (4.65%) Hadoop
12 18 (4.19%) BusinessObjects
13 17 (3.95%) SAS Data Integration Studio
14 16 (3.72%) DataStage
14 16 (3.72%) NoSQL
15 15 (3.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 13 (3.02%) SQL Server 2008
17 12 (2.79%) MongoDB
17 12 (2.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (6.05%) Jenkins
2 17 (3.95%) Git (software)
2 17 (3.95%) JIRA
3 16 (3.72%) ProC
4 13 (3.02%) Subversion
5 10 (2.33%) gulp
6 9 (2.09%) Visual Studio
7 8 (1.86%) PHPUnit
7 8 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (1.16%) Talend Open Studio
9 4 (0.93%) Axure RP
9 4 (0.93%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 4 (0.93%) JSUnit
9 4 (0.93%) SpecFlow
10 3 (0.70%) Hudson
10 3 (0.70%) JBehave
10 3 (0.70%) JUnit
10 3 (0.70%) MSI
10 3 (0.70%) Rational Rose
10 3 (0.70%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 126 (29.30%) Finance
2 108 (25.12%) Marketing
3 77 (17.91%) Banking
4 42 (9.77%) Retail
5 15 (3.49%) Games
6 14 (3.26%) Manufacturing
7 13 (3.02%) Automotive
8 7 (1.63%) Electronics
8 7 (1.63%) Telecoms
9 6 (1.40%) Publishing
10 5 (1.16%) Advertising
10 5 (1.16%) Billing
10 5 (1.16%) Legal
11 4 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.70%) Mandarin Language
13 2 (0.47%) Brand Awareness
13 2 (0.47%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 98 (22.79%) Developer
2 97 (22.56%) Analyst
3 55 (12.79%) Consultant
4 38 (8.84%) Architect
5 36 (8.37%) Data Analyst
5 36 (8.37%) Solutions Architect
6 33 (7.67%) SAS Consultant
7 28 (6.51%) Data Architect
7 28 (6.51%) Infrastructure Architect
7 28 (6.51%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 28 (6.51%) Senior Architect
7 28 (6.51%) Senior Data Architect
7 28 (6.51%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
7 28 (6.51%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 27 (6.28%) Junior
9 23 (5.35%) Marketing Analyst
10 20 (4.65%) SQL Developer
11 19 (4.42%) Analytics Consultant
12 18 (4.19%) PHP Developer
13 17 (3.95%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (17.21%) HTML
2 61 (14.19%) CSS
3 39 (9.07%) .NET
4 27 (6.28%) jQuery
5 24 (5.58%) ASP.NET
6 20 (4.65%) Web Services
7 18 (4.19%) AngularJS
8 17 (3.95%) HTML5
9 14 (3.26%) RESTful
10 13 (3.02%) ASP.NET Web API
10 13 (3.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 12 (2.79%) ASP.NET MVC
12 11 (2.56%) Ajax
12 11 (2.56%) XML
13 9 (2.09%) .NET Framework
13 9 (2.09%) CSS3
13 9 (2.09%) Elastic Stack
13 9 (2.09%) LAMP
14 8 (1.86%) beanstalkd
14 8 (1.86%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 117 (27.21%) Analytical Skills
2 54 (12.56%) Management Information System
3 19 (4.42%) Mobile App
4 18 (4.19%) Public Cloud
5 17 (3.95%) Social Media
5 17 (3.95%) User Experience
6 13 (3.02%) BBC
7 12 (2.79%) Algorithms
8 10 (2.33%) Computer Science
9 9 (2.09%) Blog
10 5 (1.16%) Fintech
10 5 (1.16%) Tandem
11 4 (0.93%) Greenfield Project
11 4 (0.93%) PMI
11 4 (0.93%) Robotics
12 3 (0.70%) Credit Risk
12 3 (0.70%) Cybercrime
12 3 (0.70%) FMCG
13 2 (0.47%) iPad
13 2 (0.47%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 13 (3.02%) Linux
1 13 (3.02%) Windows
2 7 (1.63%) Android
3 6 (1.40%) Apple iOS
4 4 (0.93%) Windows Phone
4 4 (0.93%) Windows Phone 8
5 3 (0.70%) Unix
5 3 (0.70%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (29.53%) Business Intelligence
2 81 (18.84%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (16.74%) Stakeholder Management
4 71 (16.51%) Data Analytics
5 61 (14.19%) Infrastructure Management
6 46 (10.70%) Project Management
6 46 (10.70%) Visualisation
7 43 (10.00%) Presales
8 40 (9.30%) ETL
8 40 (9.30%) Mentoring
9 38 (8.84%) SEO
10 37 (8.60%) Data Integration
11 36 (8.37%) E-Commerce
12 34 (7.91%) Migration
13 33 (7.67%) Visual Analytics
14 32 (7.44%) TOGAF
15 30 (6.98%) Data Migration
15 30 (6.98%) Scrum
16 29 (6.74%) UML
17 28 (6.51%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 180 (41.86%) SQL
2 67 (15.58%) JavaScript
3 44 (10.23%) C#
4 29 (6.74%) PHP
4 29 (6.74%) R
5 25 (5.81%) Python
6 23 (5.35%) VBA
7 16 (3.72%) PROC SQL
7 16 (3.72%) SAS Macro
8 12 (2.79%) T-SQL
9 11 (2.56%) Java
10 9 (2.09%) C
11 8 (1.86%) C++
11 8 (1.86%) PHP 5
12 5 (1.16%) VB
13 4 (0.93%) ABAP
14 3 (0.70%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.70%) Scala
14 3 (0.70%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.47%) XPath
Qualifications
1 48 (11.16%) Degree
2 36 (8.37%) Security Cleared
3 26 (6.05%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.86%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (1.86%) PhD
5 4 (0.93%) Numerate Degree
5 4 (0.93%) PMI Certification
6 3 (0.70%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.23%) IISP
7 1 (0.23%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.23%) MBA
7 1 (0.23%) MCSE
7 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.42%) QA
2 16 (3.72%) Data Quality
3 12 (2.79%) SLA
4 7 (1.63%) PMO
5 3 (0.70%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (0.70%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 3 (0.70%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.23%) GPG13
System Software
1 22 (5.12%) Docker
2 15 (3.49%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.47%) HDFS
4 1 (0.23%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 18 (4.19%) Ansible
1 18 (4.19%) Puppet
1 18 (4.19%) Terraform
2 9 (2.09%) Grafana
3 5 (1.16%) Oozie
4 3 (0.70%) NetBackup
4 3 (0.70%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.47%) SCCM
Vendors
1 70 (16.28%) Microsoft
2 68 (15.81%) Google
3 43 (10.00%) Tableau
4 36 (8.37%) Cognos
4 36 (8.37%) IBM
5 28 (6.51%) Oracle
6 24 (5.58%) SAP
7 11 (2.56%) Splunk
8 8 (1.86%) Informatica
9 7 (1.63%) Adobe
10 6 (1.40%) PeopleSoft
10 6 (1.40%) Twitter
11 5 (1.16%) Facebook
11 5 (1.16%) Talend
12 3 (0.70%) Cloudera
12 3 (0.70%) Epicor
12 3 (0.70%) IFS
12 3 (0.70%) Sage
12 3 (0.70%) ServiceNow
12 3 (0.70%) Sitecore