Period
to 18 April 2021

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 18 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Analytics
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 33 45 47
Rank change year-on-year +12 +2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Analytics 307 294 419
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 6.25% 5.08% 5.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.81% 5.64% 5.72%
Number of salaries quoted 246 229 288
10th Percentile £30,000 £25,800 £20,000
25th Percentile £40,125 £36,250 £26,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year - +25.00% -9.09%
75th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £72,000 £80,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% +4.17% +9.09%

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 4,507 5,211 7,320
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 91.79% 90.06% 92.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3,491 4,347 5,539
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,750 £26,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,250 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +0.53% +5.00% +5.88%
75th Percentile £61,500 £59,813 £57,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

Analytics
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Analytics as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Analytics in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Analytics in the West Midlands

Analytics
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Analytics in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 18 April 2021.

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 18 April 2021. 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 +8 143 £52,500 -4.55% 43
Warwickshire +18 41 £70,000 +59.09% 10
Shropshire -5 26 £60,000 - 5
Staffordshire +26 22 £42,500 +32.84% 6
Coventry +6 15 £62,500 +43.68% 12
Solihull -8 14 £42,500 -16.67% 1
Worcestershire -2 10 £35,000 -36.36% 1
Herefordshire +14 8 £46,250 -5.13% 1
Sutton Coldfield +5 2 £55,000 -26.67%
Wolverhampton -13 2 £46,250 -19.57% 2
West Bromwich +6 1 £30,000 -20.00%
Analytics
England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2021, 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.

1 161 (52.44%) SQL
2 128 (41.69%) Business Intelligence
3 106 (34.53%) Azure
4 97 (31.60%) Data Analytics
5 92 (29.97%) Power BI
5 92 (29.97%) Power Platform
6 74 (24.10%) Microsoft
7 72 (23.45%) Python
8 64 (20.85%) Analytical Skills
9 63 (20.52%) Data Warehouse
9 63 (20.52%) Agile Software Development
10 60 (19.54%) SQL Server
11 57 (18.57%) Problem-Solving
12 54 (17.59%) Finance
13 52 (16.94%) Data Science
14 51 (16.61%) Project Management
15 50 (16.29%) Visualisation
16 48 (15.64%) Microsoft Excel
17 47 (15.31%) Data Analysis
17 47 (15.31%) Tableau
18 45 (14.66%) AWS
19 44 (14.33%) ETL
20 43 (14.01%) Artificial Intelligence
21 40 (13.03%) Mathematics
21 40 (13.03%) Big Data
22 39 (12.70%) Degree
23 37 (12.05%) Data Modelling
23 37 (12.05%) Management Information System
23 37 (12.05%) DevOps
23 37 (12.05%) Data Engineering

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 14 (4.56%) SAS
2 7 (2.28%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.98%) CMS
3 3 (0.98%) Confluence
4 2 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.33%) Apache
5 1 (0.33%) Apache Airflow
5 1 (0.33%) Drupal
5 1 (0.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 48 (15.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (3.58%) MS Visio
3 8 (2.61%) Adobe XD
4 7 (2.28%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (1.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.98%) Microsoft Office
7 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (0.98%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.65%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (0.65%) Sage 50
3 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.33%) iTrent
3 1 (0.33%) Maximo
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.33%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 106 (34.53%) Azure
2 92 (29.97%) Power Platform
3 45 (14.66%) AWS
4 18 (5.86%) SaaS
5 17 (5.54%) Azure Data Factory
6 16 (5.21%) Logic Apps
7 14 (4.56%) PaaS
8 12 (3.91%) Azure Active Directory
9 10 (3.26%) PowerApps
10 9 (2.93%) Dynamics 365
11 8 (2.61%) Power Automate
12 6 (1.95%) GCP
12 6 (1.95%) IaaS
12 6 (1.95%) Serverless
13 5 (1.63%) Google Analytics
13 5 (1.63%) Microsoft 365
14 4 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
15 3 (0.98%) GitHub
15 3 (0.98%) OpenShift
15 3 (0.98%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.93%) Firewall
2 5 (1.63%) Internet
3 3 (0.98%) AMQP
4 1 (0.33%) DNS
4 1 (0.33%) HTTP
4 1 (0.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.33%) Network Security
4 1 (0.33%) SMS
4 1 (0.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (29.97%) Power BI
2 63 (20.52%) Data Warehouse
3 60 (19.54%) SQL Server
4 47 (15.31%) Tableau
5 40 (13.03%) Big Data
6 25 (8.14%) MySQL
7 24 (7.82%) Data Mining
8 23 (7.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 20 (6.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 19 (6.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 17 (5.54%) Azure SQL Database
12 15 (4.89%) Data Lake
13 14 (4.56%) Pentaho
14 12 (3.91%) Base SAS
14 12 (3.91%) SAS Data Integration Studio
14 12 (3.91%) SAS Enterprise Guide
14 12 (3.91%) SAS Visual Analytics
15 11 (3.58%) Relational Database
16 8 (2.61%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
16 8 (2.61%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 14 (4.56%) Jenkins
2 10 (3.26%) Git (software)
3 8 (2.61%) Visual Studio
4 5 (1.63%) JIRA
5 3 (0.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (0.98%) Travis CI
5 3 (0.98%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.33%) GitLab
6 1 (0.33%) Selenium
General
1 54 (17.59%) Finance
2 21 (6.84%) Publishing
3 19 (6.19%) Marketing
3 19 (6.19%) Public Sector
4 12 (3.91%) Games
5 6 (1.95%) Law
6 5 (1.63%) Aerospace
7 3 (0.98%) Billing
8 2 (0.65%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.33%) Back Office
9 1 (0.33%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.33%) Legal
9 1 (0.33%) Local Government
9 1 (0.33%) Retail
9 1 (0.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 57 (18.57%) Analyst
2 36 (11.73%) Developer
3 35 (11.40%) Data Engineer
4 24 (7.82%) Azure Engineer
4 24 (7.82%) Data Analyst
5 19 (6.19%) Data Analytics Engineer
6 14 (4.56%) Architect
7 13 (4.23%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 12 (3.91%) Analytics Manager
8 12 (3.91%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 12 (3.91%) Technical Leader
9 11 (3.58%) Data Architect
9 11 (3.58%) Data Manager
9 11 (3.58%) Designer
10 10 (3.26%) Business Intelligence Manager
10 10 (3.26%) Cloud Engineer
10 10 (3.26%) Data Scientist
10 10 (3.26%) Linux Engineer
10 10 (3.26%) Unix Engineer
10 10 (3.26%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (10.10%) .NET
2 26 (8.47%) HTML
3 23 (7.49%) CSS
4 18 (5.86%) .NET Framework
5 17 (5.54%) ASP.NET
6 13 (4.23%) Ajax
7 12 (3.91%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (3.91%) Entity Framework
7 12 (3.91%) jQuery
7 12 (3.91%) Razor View Engine
7 12 (3.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 8 (2.61%) Kafka
9 7 (2.28%) AngularJS
9 7 (2.28%) Pandas
10 6 (1.95%) MDX
10 6 (1.95%) REST
11 4 (1.30%) Spring
12 3 (0.98%) Django
12 3 (0.98%) Flask
12 3 (0.98%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 64 (20.85%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (12.05%) Management Information System
3 14 (4.56%) Data Structures
4 13 (4.23%) User Experience
5 12 (3.91%) Self-Motivation
6 11 (3.58%) Mobile App
7 9 (2.93%) Taxonomies
8 7 (2.28%) NHS
8 7 (2.28%) Social Media
9 5 (1.63%) Cyber Defence
9 5 (1.63%) Mobile Games
10 4 (1.30%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (1.30%) Public Cloud
11 3 (0.98%) Algorithms
11 3 (0.98%) Analytical Mindset
11 3 (0.98%) Cloud Native
11 3 (0.98%) Life Science
11 3 (0.98%) Private Cloud
11 3 (0.98%) SCADA
12 2 (0.65%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 34 (11.07%) Linux
2 26 (8.47%) Windows
3 23 (7.49%) Unix
4 10 (3.26%) Ubuntu
5 7 (2.28%) Alpine Linux
6 6 (1.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.65%) Android
7 2 (0.65%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (41.69%) Business Intelligence
2 97 (31.60%) Data Analytics
3 63 (20.52%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (18.57%) Problem-Solving
5 52 (16.94%) Data Science
6 51 (16.61%) Project Management
7 50 (16.29%) Visualisation
8 47 (15.31%) Data Analysis
9 44 (14.33%) ETL
10 43 (14.01%) Artificial Intelligence
11 40 (13.03%) Mathematics
12 37 (12.05%) Data Engineering
12 37 (12.05%) Data Modelling
12 37 (12.05%) DevOps
13 35 (11.40%) Decision-Making
13 35 (11.40%) Requirements Gathering
14 34 (11.07%) Data Visualisation
15 30 (9.77%) Software Testing
15 30 (9.77%) Stakeholder Management
16 28 (9.12%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 161 (52.44%) SQL
2 72 (23.45%) Python
3 36 (11.73%) Java
4 29 (9.45%) R
5 25 (8.14%) JavaScript
6 24 (7.82%) T-SQL
7 23 (7.49%) C#
8 22 (7.17%) Perl
9 21 (6.84%) PowerShell
10 18 (5.86%) VBA
11 12 (3.91%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 10 (3.26%) C++
13 9 (2.93%) MATLAB
14 6 (1.95%) TypeScript
15 5 (1.63%) U-SQL
16 3 (0.98%) Java 8
16 3 (0.98%) PL/SQL
17 2 (0.65%) HiveQL
17 2 (0.65%) Shell Script
18 1 (0.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 39 (12.70%) Degree
2 30 (9.77%) Security Cleared
3 24 (7.82%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.98%) CISA
5 3 (0.98%) CISM
5 3 (0.98%) CISSP
5 3 (0.98%) CRISC
6 2 (0.65%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.65%) PMP
7 1 (0.33%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.33%) CCAB
7 1 (0.33%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.33%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.33%) Tableau Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (11.07%) Data Quality
2 13 (4.23%) GDPR
3 5 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.63%) QA
4 4 (1.30%) NIST
5 3 (0.98%) COSO
5 3 (0.98%) GRC
5 3 (0.98%) NIST 800
5 3 (0.98%) PMO
6 2 (0.65%) SOC 2
7 1 (0.33%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 22 (7.17%) Active Directory
2 16 (5.21%) Docker
3 9 (2.93%) BitLocker
3 9 (2.93%) Firmware
4 2 (0.65%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 10 (3.26%) Kubernetes
2 9 (2.93%) Norton AntiVirus
2 9 (2.93%) SCCM
3 8 (2.61%) Ansible
3 8 (2.61%) Terraform
4 6 (1.95%) CSIRT
5 3 (0.98%) RSA Archer
6 2 (0.65%) Kibana
Vendors
1 74 (24.10%) Microsoft
2 32 (10.42%) Oracle
3 17 (5.54%) Google
4 14 (4.56%) TOWER Software
5 13 (4.23%) IBM
6 12 (3.91%) Cognos
7 11 (3.58%) SAP
8 10 (3.26%) Salesforce.com
9 9 (2.93%) Databricks
9 9 (2.93%) FireEye
9 9 (2.93%) McAfee
9 9 (2.93%) Symantec
9 9 (2.93%) Tanium
10 8 (2.61%) Adobe
10 8 (2.61%) Alteryx
11 6 (1.95%) Talend
12 4 (1.30%) CrowdStrike
12 4 (1.30%) LogRhythm
12 4 (1.30%) Teradata
13 3 (0.98%) JD Edwards