Period
to 7 June 2020

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 7 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Analytics
England > West Midlands
6 months to
7 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 39 44 38
Rank change year-on-year +5 -6 +53
Permanent jobs citing Analytics 236 421 557
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 5.39% 5.43% 5.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.96% 5.89% 6.47%
Number of salaries quoted 197 297 522
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +18.75%
10th Percentile £25,600 £23,950 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

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 3,957 7,148 8,608
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 90.30% 92.15% 91.29%
Number of salaries quoted 3,251 5,474 6,580
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% 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 7 June 2020.

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 7 June 2020. 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 +39 94 £53,500 +7.00% 12
Warwickshire -1 36 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Solihull -20 32 £47,500 -13.64% 1
Shropshire +10 25 £60,000 +4.35% 4
Worcestershire +31 14 £72,500 - 1
Coventry -4 14 £70,000 +250.00% 2
Staffordshire -18 7 £31,243 -16.68% 4
West Bromwich - 6 £37,500 -
Herefordshire -3 3 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Sutton Coldfield +13 2 £37,500 -21.05% 1
Wolverhampton 0 1 £57,500 - 1
Analytics
England

For the 6 months to 7 June 2020, 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 75 (31.78%) SQL
2 64 (27.12%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (22.88%) Analytical Skills
4 53 (22.46%) Business Intelligence
5 51 (21.61%) Azure
6 49 (20.76%) Data Analytics
7 48 (20.34%) Finance
8 47 (19.92%) Data Warehouse
9 42 (17.80%) Microsoft
9 42 (17.80%) Big Data
9 42 (17.80%) AWS
10 40 (16.95%) Python
10 40 (16.95%) Power BI
10 40 (16.95%) Power Platform
11 38 (16.10%) Windows
12 33 (13.98%) Degree
13 32 (13.56%) Software Engineering
14 31 (13.14%) Data Modelling
15 28 (11.86%) Oracle
16 27 (11.44%) SAS
17 26 (11.02%) User Experience
18 25 (10.59%) Insurtech
18 25 (10.59%) SQL Server
18 25 (10.59%) Java
19 24 (10.17%) HTML
19 24 (10.17%) ITIL
19 24 (10.17%) DevOps
19 24 (10.17%) Requirements Gathering
19 24 (10.17%) Problem-Solving
20 23 (9.75%) JavaScript

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 27 (11.44%) SAS
2 12 (5.08%) Apache Spark
3 11 (4.66%) CMS
4 3 (1.27%) Confluence
4 3 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.85%) Apache
5 2 (0.85%) Apache Solr
5 2 (0.85%) WordPress
6 1 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.42%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.42%) Tomcat
Applications
1 20 (8.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (6.36%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (2.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (2.54%) SPSS
5 4 (1.69%) Chatbot
5 4 (1.69%) Figma
6 3 (1.27%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.42%) Adobe XD
7 1 (0.42%) InVision
7 1 (0.42%) Sketch
7 1 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.12%) SAP S/4HANA
2 4 (1.69%) SAP HCM
2 4 (1.69%) Veritas eDiscovery
3 3 (1.27%) Primavera
3 3 (1.27%) SAP IS-U
4 2 (0.85%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.85%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (0.42%) Magento
5 1 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.42%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 51 (21.61%) Azure
2 42 (17.80%) AWS
3 40 (16.95%) Power Platform
4 9 (3.81%) Google Analytics
5 8 (3.39%) SaaS
6 7 (2.97%) Azure Data Factory
7 5 (2.12%) PaaS
7 5 (2.12%) SuccessFactors
8 3 (1.27%) GCP
8 3 (1.27%) Serverless
9 2 (0.85%) Amazon Kinesis
9 2 (0.85%) Boomi
9 2 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.85%) PowerApps
10 1 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.42%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.42%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.42%) Google Tag Manager
10 1 (0.42%) IaaS
10 1 (0.42%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.54%) DHCP
1 6 (2.54%) DNS
2 5 (2.12%) SSL
3 3 (1.27%) Internet
3 3 (1.27%) SMS
3 3 (1.27%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.85%) Firewall
4 2 (0.85%) SAN
4 2 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.42%) 3G
5 1 (0.42%) 4G
5 1 (0.42%) 5G
5 1 (0.42%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.42%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.42%) LTE
5 1 (0.42%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (0.42%) VPN
5 1 (0.42%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.42%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (19.92%) Data Warehouse
2 42 (17.80%) Big Data
3 40 (16.95%) Power BI
4 25 (10.59%) SQL Server
5 23 (9.75%) BusinessObjects
6 21 (8.90%) Hadoop
7 17 (7.20%) Data Lake
8 12 (5.08%) Pentaho
8 12 (5.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (4.66%) Apache Hive
10 10 (4.24%) Base SAS
10 10 (4.24%) Impala
10 10 (4.24%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 10 (4.24%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 10 (4.24%) SAS Visual Analytics
10 10 (4.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 9 (3.81%) MySQL
11 9 (3.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 8 (3.39%) OLAP
12 8 (3.39%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 15 (6.36%) Git (software)
2 11 (4.66%) JIRA
3 4 (1.69%) ERwin
3 4 (1.69%) RStudio
4 3 (1.27%) Artifactory
4 3 (1.27%) Axure RP
4 3 (1.27%) Bitbucket
4 3 (1.27%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.27%) Maven
5 2 (0.85%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.42%) PHPUnit
6 1 (0.42%) Subversion
General
1 48 (20.34%) Finance
2 14 (5.93%) Legal
3 13 (5.51%) Telecoms
4 11 (4.66%) Marketing
4 11 (4.66%) Retail
5 5 (2.12%) Military
6 4 (1.69%) Advertising
6 4 (1.69%) Billing
6 4 (1.69%) Public Sector
6 4 (1.69%) Spanish Language
7 3 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.85%) Automotive
8 2 (0.85%) Electronics
8 2 (0.85%) General Ledger
8 2 (0.85%) Publishing
9 1 (0.42%) Games
9 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 42 (17.80%) Analyst
2 36 (15.25%) Developer
3 20 (8.47%) Architect
4 19 (8.05%) Consultant
5 18 (7.63%) Software Engineer
6 17 (7.20%) Data Architect
6 17 (7.20%) Data Engineer
7 11 (4.66%) Data Analyst
7 11 (4.66%) Senior Analyst
8 10 (4.24%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 10 (4.24%) Solutions Architect
9 9 (3.81%) Senior Manager
10 8 (3.39%) Business Manager
10 8 (3.39%) Development Manager
10 8 (3.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (3.39%) Security Manager
11 7 (2.97%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 7 (2.97%) Data Manager
11 7 (2.97%) Information Manager
11 7 (2.97%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (10.17%) HTML
2 19 (8.05%) CSS
3 14 (5.93%) .NET
4 10 (4.24%) Web Services
5 9 (3.81%) Kafka
6 8 (3.39%) HTML5
7 7 (2.97%) DOM
8 6 (2.54%) .NET Framework
8 6 (2.54%) ASP.NET Web API
8 6 (2.54%) Entity Framework
8 6 (2.54%) GatsbyJS
8 6 (2.54%) Next.js
8 6 (2.54%) REST
9 5 (2.12%) Node.js
10 4 (1.69%) ASP.NET
10 4 (1.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 4 (1.69%) Pandas
10 4 (1.69%) React
10 4 (1.69%) XML
11 3 (1.27%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 54 (22.88%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (11.02%) User Experience
3 11 (4.66%) iPad
4 8 (3.39%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.97%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.54%) Data Structures
6 6 (2.54%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (1.69%) Driving Licence
7 4 (1.69%) Reinsurance
7 4 (1.69%) Social Media
8 3 (1.27%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 3 (1.27%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.27%) e-Learning
8 3 (1.27%) FMCG
8 3 (1.27%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (0.85%) Analytical Mindset
9 2 (0.85%) Blog
9 2 (0.85%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.85%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 38 (16.10%) Windows
2 21 (8.90%) Linux
3 12 (5.08%) Unix
4 7 (2.97%) Windows Server
5 5 (2.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.27%) CentOS
7 2 (0.85%) Android
7 2 (0.85%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (27.12%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (22.46%) Business Intelligence
3 49 (20.76%) Data Analytics
4 32 (13.56%) Software Engineering
5 31 (13.14%) Data Modelling
6 25 (10.59%) Insurtech
7 24 (10.17%) DevOps
7 24 (10.17%) ITIL
7 24 (10.17%) Problem-Solving
7 24 (10.17%) Requirements Gathering
8 23 (9.75%) Project Management
9 22 (9.32%) Machine Learning
10 21 (8.90%) Data Analysis
11 20 (8.47%) Cybersecurity
11 20 (8.47%) Visualisation
12 19 (8.05%) Computer Science
12 19 (8.05%) Data Science
12 19 (8.05%) ETL
12 19 (8.05%) SDLC
13 18 (7.63%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 75 (31.78%) SQL
2 40 (16.95%) Python
3 25 (10.59%) Java
4 23 (9.75%) JavaScript
5 19 (8.05%) R
6 16 (6.78%) C#
6 16 (6.78%) C++
7 14 (5.93%) PL/SQL
8 10 (4.24%) PHP
9 9 (3.81%) HiveQL
10 7 (2.97%) PowerShell
11 6 (2.54%) Bash Shell
12 5 (2.12%) ABAP
12 5 (2.12%) Perl
13 4 (1.69%) C
13 4 (1.69%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.27%) T-SQL
14 3 (1.27%) VBA
15 2 (0.85%) Scala
15 2 (0.85%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (13.98%) Degree
2 7 (2.97%) CISSP
3 4 (1.69%) CISA
3 4 (1.69%) HND
4 3 (1.27%) CEH
4 3 (1.27%) CISM
4 3 (1.27%) GSEC
4 3 (1.27%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.27%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.27%) SSCP
5 2 (0.85%) GCIA
5 2 (0.85%) GCIH
5 2 (0.85%) GPEN
5 2 (0.85%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (0.85%) SANS
5 2 (0.85%) SAP Certification
5 2 (0.85%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.42%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.42%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.36%) Data Quality
2 14 (5.93%) QA
3 11 (4.66%) GDPR
4 8 (3.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (2.97%) WCAG
6 5 (2.12%) NIST
7 3 (1.27%) COBIT
7 3 (1.27%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.42%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (4.24%) HDFS
3 7 (2.97%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.97%) Virtual Servers
4 6 (2.54%) Docker
5 5 (2.12%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.85%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.85%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.42%) Firmware
7 1 (0.42%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (2.12%) Ansible
2 4 (1.69%) EnCase
2 4 (1.69%) FTK
3 3 (1.27%) Docker Swarm
3 3 (1.27%) Kubernetes
3 3 (1.27%) Terraform
4 2 (0.85%) Puppet
4 2 (0.85%) Salt
4 2 (0.85%) SCCM
5 1 (0.42%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.42%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.42%) Kibana
5 1 (0.42%) Mesos
5 1 (0.42%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 42 (17.80%) Microsoft
2 28 (11.86%) Oracle
3 21 (8.90%) SAP
4 19 (8.05%) Tableau
5 18 (7.63%) Google
6 13 (5.51%) VMware
7 12 (5.08%) Cloudera
8 8 (3.39%) Cognos
8 8 (3.39%) IBM
8 8 (3.39%) Informatica
9 7 (2.97%) Splunk
10 5 (2.12%) Databricks
11 4 (1.69%) Blue Prism
11 4 (1.69%) MicroStrategy
11 4 (1.69%) Nuix
11 4 (1.69%) Talend
11 4 (1.69%) UiPath
12 3 (1.27%) Ab Initio
12 3 (1.27%) ArcSight
12 3 (1.27%) Hitachi