Period
to 22 August 2019

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 22 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Analytics
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 60 32 78
Rank change year-on-year -28 +46 +25
Permanent jobs citing Analytics 326 551 360
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 4.28% 6.11% 3.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.64% 6.71% 3.94%
Number of salaries quoted 248 441 282
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £30,000 £22,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £60,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £59,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +7.27% - -

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 7,029 8,210 9,146
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 92.29% 91.00% 91.89%
Number of salaries quoted 5,572 6,284 7,531
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £43,340 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.83% +8.35% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £69,550 £67,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 22 August 2019.

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 22 August 2019. 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 -31 100 £48,750 -7.14% 24
Solihull -9 53 £55,000 +37.50% 7
Warwickshire -12 38 £35,000 +15.70% 5
Shropshire +27 35 £55,000 +86.44% 4
Staffordshire -18 28 £37,500 +1.35% 4
Coventry -32 24 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Herefordshire -11 15 £50,000 +42.86% 1
Worcestershire -2 13 £72,500 +107.14% 5
Walsall +9 4 - -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £47,500 -
Analytics
England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2019, IT jobs citing Analytics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Analytics.

1 142 (43.56%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (41.10%) SQL
3 120 (36.81%) Business Intelligence
4 99 (30.37%) Data Analytics
5 75 (23.01%) AWS
6 72 (22.09%) Visualisation
7 71 (21.78%) Data Warehouse
8 70 (21.47%) Power Platform
9 69 (21.17%) Azure
10 67 (20.55%) Power BI
11 64 (19.63%) Microsoft
12 60 (18.40%) Big Data
12 60 (18.40%) Analytical Skills
13 59 (18.10%) SQL Server
14 57 (17.48%) Hadoop
15 53 (16.26%) Java
16 51 (15.64%) Tableau
17 49 (15.03%) Python
17 49 (15.03%) Finance
18 47 (14.42%) ETL
18 47 (14.42%) Degree
19 46 (14.11%) SAS
20 45 (13.80%) DevOps
21 44 (13.50%) Oracle
22 42 (12.88%) Software Engineering
23 41 (12.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
24 37 (11.35%) Data Quality
24 37 (11.35%) BusinessObjects
25 36 (11.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 36 (11.04%) Data Management

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 46 (14.11%) SAS
2 12 (3.68%) SharePoint
3 11 (3.37%) Apache Spark
4 9 (2.76%) Confluence
5 6 (1.84%) Apache
5 6 (1.84%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (1.53%) Apache Solr
7 3 (0.92%) CMS
8 1 (0.31%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 26 (7.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (2.15%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.61%) AutoCAD
3 2 (0.61%) MicroStation
4 1 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.31%) InVision
4 1 (0.31%) Marvel
4 1 (0.31%) Sketch
4 1 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.31%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (3.37%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 8 (2.45%) SAP BPC
3 2 (0.61%) FastStats
3 2 (0.61%) FastStats PeopleStage
4 1 (0.31%) Cognos Planning
4 1 (0.31%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.31%) Data Workbench
4 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 75 (23.01%) AWS
2 70 (21.47%) Power Platform
3 69 (21.17%) Azure
4 18 (5.52%) GCP
5 17 (5.21%) Office 365
6 15 (4.60%) Amazon EC2
6 15 (4.60%) Amazon Glacier
6 15 (4.60%) Amazon S3
6 15 (4.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 14 (4.29%) PaaS
8 12 (3.68%) Serverless
9 10 (3.07%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (1.84%) SaaS
11 5 (1.53%) Azure Data Factory
11 5 (1.53%) Force.com
12 3 (0.92%) Dynamics 365
12 3 (0.92%) Google Analytics
12 3 (0.92%) Microsoft Flow
12 3 (0.92%) PowerApps
12 3 (0.92%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.92%) Internet
1 3 (0.92%) Skype
2 1 (0.31%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (21.78%) Data Warehouse
2 67 (20.55%) Power BI
3 60 (18.40%) Big Data
4 59 (18.10%) SQL Server
5 57 (17.48%) Hadoop
6 41 (12.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 37 (11.35%) BusinessObjects
8 36 (11.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 34 (10.43%) QlikView
10 30 (9.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 27 (8.28%) Amazon Redshift
11 27 (8.28%) Pentaho
12 16 (4.91%) MySQL
12 16 (4.91%) SQL Server 2008
13 15 (4.60%) Cognos Framework Manager
14 11 (3.37%) Oracle Database
14 11 (3.37%) SQL Server 2014
14 11 (3.37%) SQL Server 2017
15 10 (3.07%) SAP BW
16 8 (2.45%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 30 (9.20%) Jenkins
2 29 (8.90%) Git (software)
3 26 (7.98%) Maven
4 25 (7.67%) Artifactory
4 25 (7.67%) Bitbucket
5 21 (6.44%) JIRA
6 4 (1.23%) gulp
6 4 (1.23%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.92%) Jasmine
7 3 (0.92%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.61%) Mocha
8 2 (0.61%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.61%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.31%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.31%) Gradle
9 1 (0.31%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.31%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 49 (15.03%) Finance
2 32 (9.82%) Marketing
3 30 (9.20%) Public Sector
4 27 (8.28%) Retail
5 9 (2.76%) Aerospace
6 7 (2.15%) Automotive
7 6 (1.84%) General Ledger
8 4 (1.23%) Games
9 3 (0.92%) Legal
9 3 (0.92%) Local Government
9 3 (0.92%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.92%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.31%) Advertising
10 1 (0.31%) Brand Awareness
10 1 (0.31%) Electronics
10 1 (0.31%) Law
10 1 (0.31%) Military
10 1 (0.31%) Police
Job Titles
1 66 (20.25%) Developer
2 56 (17.18%) Analyst
3 44 (13.50%) Architect
4 28 (8.59%) Data Analyst
5 27 (8.28%) Consultant
6 23 (7.06%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 22 (6.75%) Solutions Architect
8 17 (5.21%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 16 (4.91%) Cloud Engineer
10 15 (4.60%) Data Consultant
11 14 (4.29%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 14 (4.29%) Web Developer
12 13 (3.99%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 13 (3.99%) Software Engineer
12 13 (3.99%) SQL Developer
13 11 (3.37%) .NET Developer
13 11 (3.37%) E-Commerce Developer
13 11 (3.37%) Senior Cloud Engineer
14 10 (3.07%) Data Architect
14 10 (3.07%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (8.59%) HTML
2 25 (7.67%) Web Services
3 23 (7.06%) Node.js
4 22 (6.75%) CSS
5 20 (6.13%) jQuery
6 19 (5.83%) AngularJS
7 16 (4.91%) .NET
7 16 (4.91%) CSS3
7 16 (4.91%) HTML5
8 15 (4.60%) YAML
9 12 (3.68%) ASP.NET
10 11 (3.37%) React
11 7 (2.15%) .NET Framework
11 7 (2.15%) Natural Language Processing
11 7 (2.15%) RESTful
12 6 (1.84%) Kafka
13 5 (1.53%) Entity Framework
13 5 (1.53%) ZeroMQ
14 4 (1.23%) Handlebars
14 4 (1.23%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 60 (18.40%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (9.20%) Management Information System
3 22 (6.75%) User Experience
4 13 (3.99%) Data Centre
4 13 (3.99%) Self-Motivation
5 11 (3.37%) iPad
6 6 (1.84%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (1.84%) Social Media
7 5 (1.53%) Analytical Mindset
8 4 (1.23%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.23%) Cloud Native
8 4 (1.23%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.23%) Mobile Games
9 3 (0.92%) Credit Risk
9 3 (0.92%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.61%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (0.61%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.61%) Internet of Things
10 2 (0.61%) Wiki
11 1 (0.31%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 28 (8.59%) Unix
2 13 (3.99%) Linux
3 12 (3.68%) Windows
4 8 (2.45%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.23%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.31%) Solaris
6 1 (0.31%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (43.56%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (36.81%) Business Intelligence
3 99 (30.37%) Data Analytics
4 72 (22.09%) Visualisation
5 47 (14.42%) ETL
6 45 (13.80%) DevOps
7 42 (12.88%) Software Engineering
8 36 (11.04%) Data Management
9 34 (10.43%) Data Visualisation
9 34 (10.43%) Migration
9 34 (10.43%) Stakeholder Management
10 32 (9.82%) Data Modelling
11 31 (9.51%) Data Science
12 28 (8.59%) Data Analysis
12 28 (8.59%) Data Engineering
12 28 (8.59%) Insurtech
12 28 (8.59%) Process Improvement
13 27 (8.28%) Problem-Solving
13 27 (8.28%) Scrum
14 25 (7.67%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 134 (41.10%) SQL
2 53 (16.26%) Java
3 49 (15.03%) Python
4 28 (8.59%) JavaScript
5 24 (7.36%) PL/SQL
6 18 (5.52%) PowerShell
7 17 (5.21%) R
8 14 (4.29%) C#
8 14 (4.29%) T-SQL
9 9 (2.76%) Bash Shell
10 7 (2.15%) VBA
11 5 (1.53%) Scala
12 4 (1.23%) C++
12 4 (1.23%) PHP
13 3 (0.92%) ABAP
13 3 (0.92%) Java 8
14 2 (0.61%) C
14 2 (0.61%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 2 (0.61%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.31%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 47 (14.42%) Degree
2 35 (10.74%) Security Cleared
3 23 (7.06%) SC Cleared
4 9 (2.76%) DV Cleared
5 7 (2.15%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (1.84%) CISSP
7 3 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (0.92%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
8 2 (0.61%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.61%) PhD
8 2 (0.61%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 1 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.31%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.31%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (11.35%) Data Quality
2 17 (5.21%) QA
3 4 (1.23%) GDPR
4 3 (0.92%) COBIT
5 2 (0.61%) SLA
6 1 (0.31%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 11 (3.37%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (2.45%) XenApp
3 6 (1.84%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 5 (1.53%) Docker
5 2 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.31%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 32 (9.82%) Ansible
2 27 (8.28%) Terraform
3 8 (2.45%) SCCM
3 8 (2.45%) WSUS
4 5 (1.53%) Puppet
4 5 (1.53%) Salt
5 4 (1.23%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.61%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (0.61%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.31%) Nagios
7 1 (0.31%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.31%) Opsview
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 64 (19.63%) Microsoft
2 51 (15.64%) Tableau
3 44 (13.50%) Oracle
4 30 (9.20%) Cloudera
5 26 (7.98%) IBM
6 24 (7.36%) Cognos
7 21 (6.44%) SAP
8 18 (5.52%) Google
9 9 (2.76%) VMware
10 8 (2.45%) 3PAR
10 8 (2.45%) Citrix
10 8 (2.45%) Cylance
10 8 (2.45%) McAfee
10 8 (2.45%) NetApp
10 8 (2.45%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (2.45%) SolarWinds
10 8 (2.45%) Trend Micro
11 6 (1.84%) Adobe
12 4 (1.23%) Informatica
13 3 (0.92%) Teradata