Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Analytics
England > West Midlands
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 61 109
Rank change year-on-year +13 +48 -43
Permanent jobs citing Analytics 394 422 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 4.82% 4.20% 2.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.30% 4.60% 2.79%
Number of salaries quoted 337 359 222
West Midlands median annual salary £42,000 £42,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.59% +5.63% -5.88%
10th Percentile £20,000 £22,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £66,125
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%

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 7,435 9,179 10,230
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 91.04% 91.30% 91.38%
Number of salaries quoted 5,645 7,407 8,021
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -3.61% +3.75%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 12 December 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 12 December 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 +3 178 £45,000 -18.18% 37
Coventry +37 60 £35,000 -22.22% 5
Solihull +30 54 £40,000 -33.33% 3
Staffordshire +15 27 £32,500 +4.00% 7
Warwickshire -7 21 £50,000 +50.38% 7
Wolverhampton +19 13 £34,000 -51.43% 2
Worcestershire +2 13 £47,500 +106.52% 4
Shropshire -12 9 £29,500 -43.81% 6
Walsall 0 3 £40,000 -42.86%
Herefordshire -10 2 £47,500 +115.91% 2
Sutton Coldfield -23 2 £28,500 -12.31%
Analytics
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 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.

1 112 (28.43%) SQL
2 100 (25.38%) Analytical Skills
3 99 (25.13%) Business Intelligence
4 97 (24.62%) Degree
5 90 (22.84%) Agile Software Development
6 82 (20.81%) Microsoft
7 81 (20.56%) Data Analytics
8 67 (17.01%) Retail
9 62 (15.74%) Problem-Solving
10 61 (15.48%) Project Management
11 57 (14.47%) Software Engineering
11 57 (14.47%) Big Data
12 55 (13.96%) Marketing
13 53 (13.45%) Power BI
14 52 (13.20%) Visualisation
15 51 (12.94%) Microsoft Azure
15 51 (12.94%) ETL
15 51 (12.94%) JavaScript
16 47 (11.93%) HTML
17 46 (11.68%) Java
18 45 (11.42%) SQL Server
19 44 (11.17%) Data Analysis
19 44 (11.17%) Google
20 43 (10.91%) Finance
21 42 (10.66%) Artificial Intelligence
21 42 (10.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 42 (10.66%) Data Warehouse
22 40 (10.15%) Data Visualisation
23 39 (9.90%) Tableau
24 36 (9.14%) Amazon AWS

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 28 (7.11%) SharePoint
2 17 (4.31%) CMS
3 16 (4.06%) SAS
4 13 (3.30%) Apache
5 7 (1.78%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (1.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 5 (1.27%) Apache Solr
7 4 (1.02%) WordPress
8 3 (0.76%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.76%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.51%) DNN
9 2 (0.51%) IIS
10 1 (0.25%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.25%) Sitefinity
10 1 (0.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 27 (6.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (4.57%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (1.27%) SPSS
4 4 (1.02%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.76%) InVision
5 3 (0.76%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.51%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.02%) ResourceLink
3 2 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.25%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 51 (12.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (9.14%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (6.85%) Google Analytics
4 23 (5.84%) AdWords
4 23 (5.84%) PaaS
5 15 (3.81%) SaaS
6 14 (3.55%) IaaS
7 12 (3.05%) Office 365
8 7 (1.78%) Yammer
9 5 (1.27%) SuccessFactors
10 4 (1.02%) Azure Data Factory
11 3 (0.76%) DigitalOcean
11 3 (0.76%) Dynamics 365
11 3 (0.76%) Google Tag Manager
11 3 (0.76%) OneDrive
11 3 (0.76%) Slack
11 3 (0.76%) Trello
12 2 (0.51%) G Suite
12 2 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.51%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 30 (7.61%) Internet
2 11 (2.79%) Wi-Fi
3 10 (2.54%) Firewall
3 10 (2.54%) Skype
4 5 (1.27%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.27%) VPN
4 5 (1.27%) WAN
5 3 (0.76%) Intranet
6 2 (0.51%) FTP
7 1 (0.25%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.25%) HTTP
7 1 (0.25%) SAN
7 1 (0.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (14.47%) Big Data
2 53 (13.45%) Power BI
3 45 (11.42%) SQL Server
4 42 (10.66%) Data Warehouse
4 42 (10.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 29 (7.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 28 (7.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 26 (6.60%) NoSQL
8 25 (6.35%) QlikView
9 21 (5.33%) Hadoop
10 17 (4.31%) Relational Database
11 16 (4.06%) BusinessObjects
12 11 (2.79%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 11 (2.79%) MySQL
12 11 (2.79%) Qlik Sense
12 11 (2.79%) Spotfire
13 10 (2.54%) Azure SQL Database
14 9 (2.28%) Data Lake
15 7 (1.78%) Blockchain
16 5 (1.27%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 22 (5.58%) Git (software)
2 21 (5.33%) Visual Studio
3 14 (3.55%) Visual Studio Team System
4 10 (2.54%) Axure RP
5 9 (2.28%) Jenkins
6 8 (2.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 7 (1.78%) TeamCity
8 6 (1.52%) JIRA
9 5 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (1.27%) Grunt
9 5 (1.27%) Maven
9 5 (1.27%) SonarQube
10 3 (0.76%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 2 (0.51%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.51%) Jasmine
11 2 (0.51%) Mocha
11 2 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (0.25%) CocoaPods
General
1 67 (17.01%) Retail
2 55 (13.96%) Marketing
3 43 (10.91%) Finance
4 29 (7.36%) Automotive
5 24 (6.09%) Telecoms
6 11 (2.79%) Publishing
7 10 (2.54%) Manufacturing
8 9 (2.28%) Advertising
9 8 (2.03%) Banking
10 7 (1.78%) Legal
11 6 (1.52%) Brand Awareness
11 6 (1.52%) Law
12 5 (1.27%) Local Government
13 2 (0.51%) Digital Economy
13 2 (0.51%) Military
14 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.25%) French Language
14 1 (0.25%) Games
14 1 (0.25%) German Language
14 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 88 (22.34%) Developer
2 64 (16.24%) Analyst
3 37 (9.39%) Architect
4 29 (7.36%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 26 (6.60%) Consultant
6 21 (5.33%) Data Analyst
7 20 (5.08%) Solutions Architect
8 17 (4.31%) Project Manager
9 14 (3.55%) Team Leader
10 13 (3.30%) Data Consultant
10 13 (3.30%) Data Manager
11 12 (3.05%) Business Analyst
11 12 (3.05%) Digital Analyst
11 12 (3.05%) Java Developer
12 11 (2.79%) Software Engineer
13 10 (2.54%) .NET Developer
13 10 (2.54%) SSRS Developer
13 10 (2.54%) Technical Engineer
14 9 (2.28%) Marketing Executive
14 9 (2.28%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (11.93%) HTML
2 35 (8.88%) .NET
3 28 (7.11%) CSS
4 26 (6.60%) AngularJS
4 26 (6.60%) Web Services
5 20 (5.08%) HTML5
6 17 (4.31%) Node.js
7 16 (4.06%) jQuery
7 16 (4.06%) XML
8 15 (3.81%) KnockoutJS
9 14 (3.55%) ASP.NET Web API
9 14 (3.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 14 (3.55%) WCF
10 13 (3.30%) ASP.NET
10 13 (3.30%) Backbone.js
11 12 (3.05%) .NET Core
11 12 (3.05%) ASP.NET MVC
11 12 (3.05%) CSS3
11 12 (3.05%) Entity Framework
11 12 (3.05%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 100 (25.38%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (7.87%) User Experience
3 24 (6.09%) Internet of Things
3 24 (6.09%) Social Media
4 17 (4.31%) Self-Motivation
5 15 (3.81%) Management Information System
6 14 (3.55%) Fintech
7 10 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (2.28%) Driving Licence
9 7 (1.78%) Taxonomies
10 6 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
10 6 (1.52%) NHS
11 5 (1.27%) Client/Server
11 5 (1.27%) Cyberthreat
11 5 (1.27%) Data Centre
11 5 (1.27%) Replication
12 4 (1.02%) Algorithms
13 3 (0.76%) Credit Risk
13 3 (0.76%) Mobile App
13 3 (0.76%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 32 (8.12%) Linux
2 28 (7.11%) Windows
3 7 (1.78%) Unix
4 5 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (0.76%) Oracle Linux
5 3 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.76%) Solaris
5 3 (0.76%) SUSE
6 2 (0.51%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.25%) AIX
7 1 (0.25%) Android
7 1 (0.25%) watchOS
7 1 (0.25%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (25.13%) Business Intelligence
2 90 (22.84%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (20.56%) Data Analytics
4 62 (15.74%) Problem-Solving
5 61 (15.48%) Project Management
6 57 (14.47%) Software Engineering
7 52 (13.20%) Visualisation
8 51 (12.94%) ETL
9 44 (11.17%) Data Analysis
10 42 (10.66%) Artificial Intelligence
11 40 (10.15%) Data Visualisation
12 35 (8.88%) Data Modelling
12 35 (8.88%) Stakeholder Management
13 33 (8.38%) Data Management
13 33 (8.38%) E-Commerce
13 33 (8.38%) SEO
14 32 (8.12%) Waterfall
15 31 (7.87%) Cybersecurity
15 31 (7.87%) Mathematics
16 29 (7.36%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 112 (28.43%) SQL
2 51 (12.94%) JavaScript
3 46 (11.68%) Java
4 28 (7.11%) C#
5 27 (6.85%) C
5 27 (6.85%) Python
6 24 (6.09%) T-SQL
7 13 (3.30%) R
7 13 (3.30%) VBA
8 12 (3.05%) PHP
9 11 (2.79%) PowerShell
10 7 (1.78%) C++
11 6 (1.52%) Java 8
12 4 (1.02%) VB
13 3 (0.76%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.51%) Delphi
14 2 (0.51%) Ruby
14 2 (0.51%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.51%) VBScript
14 2 (0.51%) XPath
Qualifications
1 97 (24.62%) Degree
2 32 (8.12%) Security Cleared
3 20 (5.08%) SC Cleared
4 13 (3.30%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (1.78%) DV Cleared
6 5 (1.27%) CREST Certified
6 5 (1.27%) GCIA
6 5 (1.27%) GCIH
6 5 (1.27%) GIAC
6 5 (1.27%) GREM
6 5 (1.27%) Master's Degree
7 4 (1.02%) CISA
8 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.51%) PhD
8 2 (0.51%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.25%) ISEB
9 1 (0.25%) MCSE
9 1 (0.25%) PMP
9 1 (0.25%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.09%) Data Quality
2 18 (4.57%) SLA
3 8 (2.03%) GDPR
4 4 (1.02%) QA
5 2 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.51%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.25%) Basel II
6 1 (0.25%) IAS 39
6 1 (0.25%) IFRS
6 1 (0.25%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.25%) PMO
6 1 (0.25%) WAI
System Software
1 9 (2.28%) Docker
2 7 (1.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.27%) Snort
3 5 (1.27%) Varnish
4 4 (1.02%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.76%) HDFS
6 2 (0.51%) GFS2
Systems Management
1 8 (2.03%) NetBackup
2 6 (1.52%) SCCM
3 5 (1.27%) Single Sign-On
4 3 (0.76%) cPanel
5 1 (0.25%) Matomo
5 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 82 (20.81%) Microsoft
2 44 (11.17%) Google
3 39 (9.90%) Tableau
4 18 (4.57%) Oracle
4 18 (4.57%) SAP
5 16 (4.06%) Informatica
6 12 (3.05%) Twitter
7 8 (2.03%) Kronos
7 8 (2.03%) Northgate
7 8 (2.03%) ServiceNow
8 7 (1.78%) Adobe
8 7 (1.78%) Talend
8 7 (1.78%) VMware
8 7 (1.78%) Xamarin
9 6 (1.52%) Facebook
9 6 (1.52%) hybris
10 5 (1.27%) ArcSight
10 5 (1.27%) F5
10 5 (1.27%) Juniper
10 5 (1.27%) LogRhythm