Period
to 21 July 2018

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 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Analytics
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 81 109
Rank change year-on-year +47 +28 -28
Permanent jobs citing Analytics 596 353 332
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 6.34% 3.48% 2.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.06% 3.85% 3.00%
Number of salaries quoted 482 276 267
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +10.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £23,500 £26,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £61,125 £65,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 8,442 9,176 11,079
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 89.76% 90.57% 89.50%
Number of salaries quoted 6,499 7,602 8,725
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% +1.25%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,900 £24,285
90th Percentile £67,100 £61,250 £66,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 21 July 2018.

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 21 July 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
Birmingham +54 260 £52,500 +10.53% 24
Coventry +51 99 £44,000 +23.94% 4
Solihull +28 52 £41,450 +3.63% 9
Staffordshire +32 50 £37,500 - 2
Warwickshire +6 48 £32,500 -10.96% 6
Wolverhampton +21 40 £34,000 +13.33% 1
Shropshire +2 10 £29,500 -43.81% 2
Worcestershire +17 7 £35,000 -17.65% 1
Herefordshire - 4 £30,000 - 2
Halesowen +13 3 £27,500 - 5
Walsall 0 2 £44,000 +17.33% 2
Analytics
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, 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.

1 163 (27.35%) Marketing
2 161 (27.01%) SQL
3 146 (24.50%) Google
4 130 (21.81%) Agile Software Development
5 124 (20.81%) Business Intelligence
6 110 (18.46%) Finance
6 110 (18.46%) Degree
6 110 (18.46%) Analytical Skills
7 109 (18.29%) Microsoft
8 103 (17.28%) JavaScript
9 98 (16.44%) HTML
10 95 (15.94%) Microsoft Azure
10 95 (15.94%) Big Data
11 84 (14.09%) Java
12 81 (13.59%) XML
13 78 (13.09%) Google Analytics
14 77 (12.92%) SEO
15 73 (12.25%) Data Analytics
15 73 (12.25%) User Experience
16 72 (12.08%) AdWords
16 72 (12.08%) Digital Marketing
17 69 (11.58%) Retail
18 68 (11.41%) Git (software)
19 67 (11.24%) Pay per click
19 67 (11.24%) C#
20 61 (10.23%) Twitter
21 59 (9.90%) E-Commerce
22 57 (9.56%) Creative Thinking
23 56 (9.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 55 (9.23%) SQL Server

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 49 (8.22%) SharePoint
2 20 (3.36%) CMS
2 20 (3.36%) WordPress
3 19 (3.19%) Apache
4 18 (3.02%) BizTalk Server
5 17 (2.85%) Apache Spark
6 13 (2.18%) SAS
7 7 (1.17%) IIS
8 5 (0.84%) JBoss
8 5 (0.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (0.84%) WildFly
9 4 (0.67%) Drupal
9 4 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.50%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.17%) ArcGIS
12 1 (0.17%) Joomla!
12 1 (0.17%) Sitefinity
12 1 (0.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 34 (5.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (2.85%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (1.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 10 (1.68%) Photoshop
4 9 (1.51%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (0.84%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.67%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.67%) InVision
7 1 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.17%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.17%) SPSS
7 1 (0.17%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 22 (3.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.68%) Magento
3 4 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.50%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
4 3 (0.50%) Veritas eDiscovery
5 2 (0.34%) SAP HCM
5 2 (0.34%) Workday HCM
6 1 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.17%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.17%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 95 (15.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 78 (13.09%) Google Analytics
3 72 (12.08%) AdWords
4 53 (8.89%) IaaS
5 44 (7.38%) PaaS
6 36 (6.04%) Amazon AWS
7 30 (5.03%) Azure Data Factory
8 27 (4.53%) Office 365
8 27 (4.53%) Serverless
9 20 (3.36%) SaaS
10 17 (2.85%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
11 16 (2.68%) MailChimp
12 14 (2.35%) SuccessFactors
13 12 (2.01%) Google Tag Manager
14 6 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
14 6 (1.01%) IBM Cloud
15 5 (0.84%) Adobe Analytics
16 4 (0.67%) AWS CloudFormation
16 4 (0.67%) GitHub
16 4 (0.67%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.51%) Internet
2 8 (1.34%) Firewall
3 5 (0.84%) HTTP
4 4 (0.67%) Intranet
5 3 (0.50%) Broadband
5 3 (0.50%) DHCP
5 3 (0.50%) DNS
5 3 (0.50%) FTP
5 3 (0.50%) IPsec
5 3 (0.50%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.34%) Bluetooth
6 2 (0.34%) SSH
6 2 (0.34%) SSL
6 2 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.17%) Modbus
7 1 (0.17%) Skype
7 1 (0.17%) VPN
7 1 (0.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (15.94%) Big Data
2 56 (9.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 55 (9.23%) SQL Server
4 53 (8.89%) Power BI
5 52 (8.72%) NoSQL
6 51 (8.56%) Data Warehouse
7 49 (8.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 45 (7.55%) Data Lake
9 35 (5.87%) Azure SQL Database
9 35 (5.87%) Hadoop
10 33 (5.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 22 (3.69%) Hazelcast
12 20 (3.36%) MySQL
13 18 (3.02%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
14 17 (2.85%) BusinessObjects
15 15 (2.52%) Cosmos DB
15 15 (2.52%) SQL Server 2012
16 12 (2.01%) MongoDB
16 12 (2.01%) Relational Database
16 12 (2.01%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 68 (11.41%) Git (software)
2 54 (9.06%) Visual Studio
3 36 (6.04%) Visual Studio Team System
4 13 (2.18%) Jenkins
5 6 (1.01%) JIRA
6 5 (0.84%) JBehave
6 5 (0.84%) Mockito
6 5 (0.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 5 (0.84%) Visual Website Optimizer
7 4 (0.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 3 (0.50%) Selenium
8 3 (0.50%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.34%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.34%) JSUnit
9 2 (0.34%) Maven
9 2 (0.34%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.34%) NUnit
9 2 (0.34%) Subversion
9 2 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 163 (27.35%) Marketing
2 110 (18.46%) Finance
3 69 (11.58%) Retail
4 31 (5.20%) Legal
5 30 (5.03%) Games
6 28 (4.70%) Manufacturing
7 25 (4.19%) Advertising
7 25 (4.19%) Banking
8 20 (3.36%) Publishing
9 13 (2.18%) Retail Banking
10 12 (2.01%) Automotive
11 10 (1.68%) Law
12 9 (1.51%) Brand Awareness
13 6 (1.01%) Digital Economy
14 2 (0.34%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.17%) French Language
15 1 (0.17%) German Language
15 1 (0.17%) Mandarin Language
15 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 142 (23.83%) Developer
2 72 (12.08%) Analyst
2 72 (12.08%) Consultant
3 38 (6.38%) Senior Developer
4 37 (6.21%) Author
4 37 (6.21%) Technical Author
4 37 (6.21%) Technical Writer
5 32 (5.37%) Java Developer
6 29 (4.87%) Architect
7 28 (4.70%) .NET Developer
7 28 (4.70%) Team Leader
8 26 (4.36%) Support Team Leader
9 25 (4.19%) Desktop Support
9 25 (4.19%) Desktop Support Team Leader
9 25 (4.19%) Desktop Team Leader
9 25 (4.19%) Marketing Executive
10 23 (3.86%) Business Intelligence Consultant
11 22 (3.69%) Data Consultant
11 22 (3.69%) Digital Executive
12 21 (3.52%) Digital Marketing Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (16.44%) HTML
2 81 (13.59%) XML
3 54 (9.06%) CSS
4 52 (8.72%) .NET
5 48 (8.05%) Web Services
6 47 (7.89%) KnockoutJS
7 42 (7.05%) AngularJS
8 36 (6.04%) Spring
9 35 (5.87%) Ajax
10 34 (5.70%) ASP.NET Web API
10 34 (5.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 33 (5.54%) ASP.NET
12 32 (5.37%) REST
13 31 (5.20%) .NET Framework
13 31 (5.20%) WCF
14 29 (4.87%) ASP.NET MVC
15 26 (4.36%) Entity Framework
16 25 (4.19%) jQuery
17 24 (4.03%) .NET Core
17 24 (4.03%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 110 (18.46%) Analytical Skills
2 73 (12.25%) User Experience
3 51 (8.56%) Social Media
4 36 (6.04%) Self-Motivation
5 31 (5.20%) Fintech
6 22 (3.69%) Computer Science
7 18 (3.02%) Graphic Design
8 13 (2.18%) Driving Licence
9 12 (2.01%) Blog
9 12 (2.01%) Greenfield Project
10 11 (1.85%) Mobile App
11 9 (1.51%) Tandem
12 8 (1.34%) Algorithms
13 7 (1.17%) Digital Media
14 5 (0.84%) Linux Command Line
15 4 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
15 4 (0.67%) Public Cloud
16 3 (0.50%) Infotainment
16 3 (0.50%) Private Cloud
16 3 (0.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 47 (7.89%) Windows
2 19 (3.19%) Linux
3 9 (1.51%) Android
4 8 (1.34%) Apple iOS
4 8 (1.34%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.50%) VMS
7 2 (0.34%) CentOS
7 2 (0.34%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.34%) SUSE
7 2 (0.34%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (21.81%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (20.81%) Business Intelligence
3 77 (12.92%) SEO
4 73 (12.25%) Data Analytics
5 72 (12.08%) Digital Marketing
6 67 (11.24%) Pay per click
7 59 (9.90%) E-Commerce
8 57 (9.56%) Creative Thinking
9 49 (8.22%) ETL
9 49 (8.22%) Web Development
10 48 (8.05%) Email Marketing
10 48 (8.05%) Marketing Strategy
11 43 (7.21%) Presales
12 42 (7.05%) CRM
13 41 (6.88%) MVC
13 41 (6.88%) Waterfall
14 39 (6.54%) Service Delivery
15 38 (6.38%) Lead Generation
15 38 (6.38%) Problem-Solving
16 37 (6.21%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 161 (27.01%) SQL
2 103 (17.28%) JavaScript
3 84 (14.09%) Java
4 67 (11.24%) C#
5 50 (8.39%) T-SQL
6 41 (6.88%) PowerShell
7 29 (4.87%) Python
8 19 (3.19%) PHP
9 17 (2.85%) U-SQL
10 13 (2.18%) C
10 13 (2.18%) R
11 7 (1.17%) VBA
12 5 (0.84%) Go
12 5 (0.84%) VB.NET
12 5 (0.84%) XPath
13 4 (0.67%) C++
13 4 (0.67%) Ruby
14 3 (0.50%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.50%) Java 8
15 2 (0.34%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 110 (18.46%) Degree
2 43 (7.21%) PhD
3 40 (6.71%) Security Cleared
4 14 (2.35%) SC Cleared
5 5 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.67%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (0.67%) MCSE
6 4 (0.67%) Numerate Degree
7 3 (0.50%) MCSA
8 2 (0.34%) A+ Certification
8 2 (0.34%) CISA
8 2 (0.34%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.17%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.17%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.17%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (5.37%) SLA
2 14 (2.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 13 (2.18%) Data Quality
4 9 (1.51%) QA
5 1 (0.17%) GDPR
System Software
1 27 (4.53%) Docker
2 26 (4.36%) Active Directory
3 17 (2.85%) Virtual Machines
4 11 (1.85%) HDFS
5 9 (1.51%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.34%) GFS2
7 2 (0.34%) Varnish
8 1 (0.17%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 25 (4.19%) NetBackup
2 9 (1.51%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.84%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.50%) Ambari
4 3 (0.50%) Cacti
4 3 (0.50%) cPanel
4 3 (0.50%) Docker Swarm
4 3 (0.50%) EnCase
4 3 (0.50%) FTK
4 3 (0.50%) Kibana
4 3 (0.50%) logstash
4 3 (0.50%) Marathon
4 3 (0.50%) Nagios
4 3 (0.50%) Puppet
5 2 (0.34%) Matomo
5 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.34%) SCCM
5 2 (0.34%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.17%) Ansible
Vendors
1 146 (24.50%) Google
2 109 (18.29%) Microsoft
3 61 (10.23%) Twitter
4 37 (6.21%) Tableau
5 33 (5.54%) SAP
6 30 (5.03%) Oracle
7 29 (4.87%) ServiceNow
8 27 (4.53%) Facebook
9 18 (3.02%) IBM
10 16 (2.68%) DoubleClick
11 13 (2.18%) Adobe
12 12 (2.01%) Informatica
13 10 (1.68%) Cloudera
14 9 (1.51%) Salesforce.com
14 9 (1.51%) VMware
15 8 (1.34%) Talend
16 7 (1.17%) Apple
16 7 (1.17%) Capita
16 7 (1.17%) Hyperion
16 7 (1.17%) Screaming Frog