Period
to 25 March 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 25 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Analytics
England > West Midlands
6 months to
25 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 50 48 101
Rank change year-on-year -2 +53 -26
Permanent jobs citing Analytics 403 477 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 5.06% 4.86% 2.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.53% 5.38% 3.00%
Number of salaries quoted 297 406 228
West Midlands median annual salary £44,500 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.14% +10.00% -5.88%
10th Percentile £20,000 £26,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £66,150 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +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 7,285 8,872 9,231
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 91.51% 90.31% 92.27%
Number of salaries quoted 5,460 6,879 7,356
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% -2.38%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,250
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.52% +3.68%

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 25 March 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 25 March 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 -16 128 £50,000 -4.76% 26
Coventry +1 67 £20,000 -60.00% 3
Solihull +19 58 £55,000 +29.41% 8
Warwickshire +6 53 £40,000 - 5
Staffordshire +39 42 £37,500 +25.00% 3
Shropshire +8 25 £57,500 -17.86% 1
Herefordshire -10 8 £50,000 +66.67%
Worcestershire -41 8 £47,500 +54.47% 2
Sutton Coldfield -4 3 £29,500 -9.23% 1
Wolverhampton +19 1 - - 4
Analytics
England

For the 6 months to 25 March 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.

1 149 (36.97%) Analytical Skills
2 144 (35.73%) Data Analytics
3 142 (35.24%) Agile Software Development
4 117 (29.03%) Visualisation
5 116 (28.78%) Problem-Solving
6 113 (28.04%) Business Intelligence
7 105 (26.05%) SQL
8 97 (24.07%) Degree
8 97 (24.07%) Big Data
9 95 (23.57%) Microsoft Azure
10 94 (23.33%) Software Engineering
11 90 (22.33%) Data Analysis
12 89 (22.08%) Project Management
13 84 (20.84%) Mathematics
14 78 (19.35%) Data Visualisation
14 78 (19.35%) Power BI
15 77 (19.11%) Artificial Intelligence
16 69 (17.12%) Retail
16 69 (17.12%) Python
17 68 (16.87%) Amazon AWS
18 65 (16.13%) Microsoft
19 64 (15.88%) Data Warehouse
19 64 (15.88%) Internet
20 63 (15.63%) SQL Server
21 62 (15.38%) Automotive
22 59 (14.64%) C
22 59 (14.64%) Internet of Things
23 58 (14.39%) Java
24 57 (14.14%) Tableau
25 56 (13.90%) Cybersecurity

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 45 (11.17%) SAS
2 18 (4.47%) SharePoint
3 11 (2.73%) CMS
3 11 (2.73%) Skype for Business
4 9 (2.23%) Confluence
5 8 (1.99%) Apache Spark
6 3 (0.74%) Apache
7 2 (0.50%) Marvel
8 1 (0.25%) DNN
8 1 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.25%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.25%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.25%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 20 (4.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (2.73%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (1.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.24%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.99%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (0.99%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.99%) SPSS
6 3 (0.74%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.50%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.25%) InDesign
8 1 (0.25%) InVision
Business Applications
1 7 (1.74%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.74%) SAP BPC
2 3 (0.74%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.50%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.25%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 95 (23.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 68 (16.87%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (7.94%) PaaS
4 17 (4.22%) Office 365
5 16 (3.97%) SaaS
6 13 (3.23%) Google Analytics
6 13 (3.23%) Google Cloud Platform
7 12 (2.98%) IaaS
8 11 (2.73%) OneDrive
8 11 (2.73%) Yammer
9 10 (2.48%) Serverless
10 6 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (1.49%) Amazon Glacier
10 6 (1.49%) Amazon S3
10 6 (1.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 4 (0.99%) Azure Data Factory
11 4 (0.99%) G Suite
12 3 (0.74%) AdWords
12 3 (0.74%) Dynamics 365
12 3 (0.74%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 64 (15.88%) Internet
2 22 (5.46%) Skype
3 3 (0.74%) DHCP
3 3 (0.74%) DNS
3 3 (0.74%) Intranet
3 3 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.25%) Firewall
4 1 (0.25%) FTP
4 1 (0.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (24.07%) Big Data
2 78 (19.35%) Power BI
3 64 (15.88%) Data Warehouse
4 63 (15.63%) SQL Server
5 41 (10.17%) Hadoop
6 33 (8.19%) QlikView
7 32 (7.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 27 (6.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 25 (6.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 22 (5.46%) NoSQL
11 21 (5.21%) Amazon Redshift
12 20 (4.96%) Pentaho
13 18 (4.47%) BusinessObjects
14 17 (4.22%) MySQL
15 14 (3.47%) Azure SQL Database
16 12 (2.98%) Couchbase
17 11 (2.73%) OLAP
18 9 (2.23%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
18 9 (2.23%) Qlik Sense
19 8 (1.99%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 21 (5.21%) Git (software)
1 21 (5.21%) Jenkins
2 17 (4.22%) Maven
3 16 (3.97%) Artifactory
3 16 (3.97%) Bitbucket
4 15 (3.72%) JIRA
5 13 (3.23%) Visual Studio
6 12 (2.98%) gulp
7 9 (2.23%) Visual Studio Team System
8 8 (1.99%) Axure RP
9 4 (0.99%) Jasmine
10 3 (0.74%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.74%) Mocha
10 3 (0.74%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.25%) ERwin
11 1 (0.25%) Gradle
11 1 (0.25%) Karma Test Runner
11 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 69 (17.12%) Retail
2 62 (15.38%) Automotive
3 53 (13.15%) Finance
4 49 (12.16%) Telecoms
5 42 (10.42%) Marketing
6 19 (4.71%) Games
7 17 (4.22%) Legal
8 12 (2.98%) Pharmaceutical
9 11 (2.73%) General Ledger
10 7 (1.74%) Banking
11 4 (0.99%) Publishing
12 3 (0.74%) Local Government
12 3 (0.74%) Military
13 2 (0.50%) Advertising
13 2 (0.50%) Digital Economy
14 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 86 (21.34%) Developer
2 68 (16.87%) Analyst
3 49 (12.16%) Architect
4 35 (8.68%) Data Analyst
5 22 (5.46%) Software Engineer
6 21 (5.21%) .NET Developer
7 20 (4.96%) ASP.NET Developer
7 20 (4.96%) Designer
7 20 (4.96%) UX Designer
8 19 (4.71%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 19 (4.71%) Solutions Architect
9 17 (4.22%) Data Manager
9 17 (4.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 16 (3.97%) Consultant
11 15 (3.72%) Senior Developer
12 14 (3.47%) Digital Analyst
13 13 (3.23%) Business Analyst
13 13 (3.23%) Project Manager
13 13 (3.23%) Software Developer
13 13 (3.23%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (11.17%) .NET
1 45 (11.17%) HTML
2 36 (8.93%) CSS
3 34 (8.44%) Web Services
4 32 (7.94%) ASP.NET
4 32 (7.94%) Node.js
5 29 (7.20%) AngularJS
6 26 (6.45%) jQuery
7 20 (4.96%) HTML5
8 16 (3.97%) CSS3
9 13 (3.23%) .NET Framework
10 12 (2.98%) Handlebars
10 12 (2.98%) JSP
11 10 (2.48%) ASP.NET Core
12 9 (2.23%) Entity Framework
12 9 (2.23%) RESTful
13 8 (1.99%) React
14 7 (1.74%) ASP.NET Web API
14 7 (1.74%) Vue.js
15 6 (1.49%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 149 (36.97%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (14.64%) Internet of Things
3 50 (12.41%) User Experience
4 17 (4.22%) Management Information System
5 15 (3.72%) Algorithms
5 15 (3.72%) Self-Motivation
5 15 (3.72%) Social Media
6 12 (2.98%) Mobile Games
7 10 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (2.48%) Mobile App
8 9 (2.23%) Driving Licence
9 7 (1.74%) Fintech
10 6 (1.49%) Analytical Mindset
10 6 (1.49%) Greenfield Project
11 5 (1.24%) NHS
12 4 (0.99%) iPad
13 3 (0.74%) PMI
13 3 (0.74%) Public Cloud
13 3 (0.74%) Taxonomies
14 1 (0.25%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 26 (6.45%) Unix
2 25 (6.20%) Linux
3 12 (2.98%) Mac OS
4 11 (2.73%) Windows
5 3 (0.74%) Solaris
5 3 (0.74%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.25%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (35.73%) Data Analytics
2 142 (35.24%) Agile Software Development
3 117 (29.03%) Visualisation
4 116 (28.78%) Problem-Solving
5 113 (28.04%) Business Intelligence
6 94 (23.33%) Software Engineering
7 90 (22.33%) Data Analysis
8 89 (22.08%) Project Management
9 84 (20.84%) Mathematics
10 78 (19.35%) Data Visualisation
11 77 (19.11%) Artificial Intelligence
12 56 (13.90%) Cybersecurity
13 53 (13.15%) ETL
14 49 (12.16%) Line Management
15 44 (10.92%) Stakeholder Management
16 38 (9.43%) Scrum
17 37 (9.18%) Data Modelling
18 35 (8.68%) Data Management
19 32 (7.94%) Computer Science
19 32 (7.94%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 105 (26.05%) SQL
2 69 (17.12%) Python
3 59 (14.64%) C
4 58 (14.39%) Java
5 47 (11.66%) C#
6 43 (10.67%) JavaScript
7 30 (7.44%) R
8 15 (3.72%) PL/SQL
9 13 (3.23%) C++
9 13 (3.23%) PHP
9 13 (3.23%) T-SQL
10 12 (2.98%) Bash Shell
11 9 (2.23%) MATLAB
12 7 (1.74%) PowerShell
12 7 (1.74%) TypeScript
13 6 (1.49%) VBA
14 3 (0.74%) VB
15 2 (0.50%) VBScript
16 1 (0.25%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 1 (0.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 97 (24.07%) Degree
2 25 (6.20%) Security Cleared
3 21 (5.21%) SC Cleared
4 12 (2.98%) PhD
5 11 (2.73%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (0.99%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.74%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.50%) ISEB
9 1 (0.25%) CREST Certified
9 1 (0.25%) GCIA
9 1 (0.25%) GCIH
9 1 (0.25%) GIAC
9 1 (0.25%) GREM
9 1 (0.25%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.25%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (8.44%) Data Quality
2 21 (5.21%) GDPR
3 6 (1.49%) QA
3 6 (1.49%) SLA
4 2 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.50%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.25%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.25%) PMO
5 1 (0.25%) WAI
5 1 (0.25%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (1.49%) Active Directory
1 6 (1.49%) Docker
2 3 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.25%) Snort
Systems Management
1 16 (3.97%) Ansible
1 16 (3.97%) Terraform
2 3 (0.74%) SCCM
3 1 (0.25%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.25%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (0.25%) EnCase
3 1 (0.25%) FTK
3 1 (0.25%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.25%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 65 (16.13%) Microsoft
2 57 (14.14%) Tableau
3 28 (6.95%) Oracle
4 24 (5.96%) Google
5 21 (5.21%) Cloudera
6 17 (4.22%) Informatica
7 15 (3.72%) Adobe
7 15 (3.72%) Xamarin
8 13 (3.23%) Alteryx
8 13 (3.23%) IBM
9 12 (2.98%) Cognos
9 12 (2.98%) SAP
10 8 (1.99%) Talend
11 6 (1.49%) Greenplum
11 6 (1.49%) Teradata
12 5 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
13 4 (0.99%) UiPath
14 3 (0.74%) Atlassian
14 3 (0.74%) Facebook
14 3 (0.74%) VMware