Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Analytics
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 62 102
Rank change year-on-year +23 +40 -23
Permanent jobs citing Analytics 481 427 318
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 5.58% 4.31% 2.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.17% 4.72% 2.97%
Number of salaries quoted 388 357 242
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £22,500 £26,250 £25,275
90th Percentile £61,625 £70,000 £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 7,795 9,056 10,692
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 90.40% 91.37% 90.53%
Number of salaries quoted 5,960 7,421 8,366
West Midlands median annual salary £44,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +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 18 October 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 18 October 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 +9 211 £47,500 -17.39% 34
Solihull +33 61 £40,000 -33.33% 3
Coventry +24 55 £36,000 -20.00% 6
Staffordshire +35 54 £37,000 +5.71% 6
Warwickshire +11 35 £32,500 - 3
Wolverhampton +25 24 £34,000 -51.43%
Worcestershire +10 10 £47,500 +46.15% 2
Shropshire -9 9 £29,500 -43.81% 4
Herefordshire - 5 £47,500 -
Walsall 0 3 £40,000 -42.86%
Halesowen +24 1 - - 12
Sutton Coldfield -26 1 £27,500 -15.38% 1
Analytics
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 115 (23.91%) SQL
2 109 (22.66%) Agile Software Development
3 108 (22.45%) Business Intelligence
4 99 (20.58%) Degree
5 98 (20.37%) Marketing
5 98 (20.37%) Analytical Skills
6 87 (18.09%) Google
7 86 (17.88%) Microsoft
8 84 (17.46%) Finance
9 71 (14.76%) HTML
10 66 (13.72%) Retail
11 65 (13.51%) JavaScript
12 61 (12.68%) Java
13 60 (12.47%) Data Analytics
14 56 (11.64%) Big Data
14 56 (11.64%) SEO
15 51 (10.60%) ETL
15 51 (10.60%) Power BI
16 50 (10.40%) E-Commerce
16 50 (10.40%) Digital Marketing
16 50 (10.40%) Microsoft Azure
17 49 (10.19%) Google Analytics
17 49 (10.19%) Windows
18 48 (9.98%) SQL Server
19 46 (9.56%) SharePoint
19 46 (9.56%) Social Media
20 45 (9.36%) AdWords
21 43 (8.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 43 (8.94%) Data Management
22 42 (8.73%) Data Warehouse

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 46 (9.56%) SharePoint
2 24 (4.99%) CMS
3 17 (3.53%) Apache
3 17 (3.53%) SAS
4 13 (2.70%) WordPress
5 7 (1.46%) Apache Spark
5 7 (1.46%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (1.46%) IIS
6 5 (1.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 5 (1.04%) Apache Solr
7 4 (0.83%) Drupal
8 2 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.42%) DNN
9 1 (0.21%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.21%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.21%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 29 (6.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (3.95%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (1.46%) Photoshop
4 6 (1.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.83%) InVision
6 3 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.21%) SPSS
7 1 (0.21%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 8 (1.66%) Magento
2 4 (0.83%) ResourceLink
3 2 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.42%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.42%) Veritas eDiscovery
4 1 (0.21%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
4 1 (0.21%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 50 (10.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 49 (10.19%) Google Analytics
3 45 (9.36%) AdWords
4 32 (6.65%) Amazon AWS
5 21 (4.37%) PaaS
6 17 (3.53%) IaaS
7 14 (2.91%) Office 365
7 14 (2.91%) SaaS
8 12 (2.49%) SuccessFactors
9 11 (2.29%) Azure Data Factory
10 9 (1.87%) MailChimp
11 7 (1.46%) Google Tag Manager
12 6 (1.25%) Serverless
13 5 (1.04%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
13 5 (1.04%) Yammer
14 3 (0.62%) DigitalOcean
15 2 (0.42%) Asana
15 2 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
15 2 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
15 2 (0.42%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.49%) Wi-Fi
2 10 (2.08%) Firewall
3 8 (1.66%) Internet
4 5 (1.04%) Skype
4 5 (1.04%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.04%) VPN
4 5 (1.04%) WAN
5 4 (0.83%) Intranet
6 2 (0.42%) Bluetooth
6 2 (0.42%) FTP
6 2 (0.42%) HTTP
6 2 (0.42%) SSL
7 1 (0.21%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (11.64%) Big Data
2 51 (10.60%) Power BI
3 48 (9.98%) SQL Server
4 43 (8.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 42 (8.73%) Data Warehouse
6 30 (6.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 29 (6.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 28 (5.82%) NoSQL
9 26 (5.41%) Hadoop
10 23 (4.78%) BusinessObjects
11 21 (4.37%) Relational Database
12 17 (3.53%) QlikView
13 15 (3.12%) Data Lake
14 14 (2.91%) Azure SQL Database
15 12 (2.49%) MySQL
16 10 (2.08%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
17 9 (1.87%) Hazelcast
17 9 (1.87%) Spotfire
18 8 (1.66%) RDBMS
18 8 (1.66%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 34 (7.07%) Git (software)
2 29 (6.03%) Visual Studio
3 15 (3.12%) Visual Studio Team System
4 11 (2.29%) Jenkins
5 8 (1.66%) JIRA
5 8 (1.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 6 (1.25%) TeamCity
7 5 (1.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (1.04%) Axure RP
7 5 (1.04%) Grunt
7 5 (1.04%) Maven
7 5 (1.04%) SonarQube
8 4 (0.83%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 2 (0.42%) CocoaPods
9 2 (0.42%) JIRA Agile
9 2 (0.42%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.21%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.21%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.21%) Visual Website Optimizer
General
1 98 (20.37%) Marketing
2 84 (17.46%) Finance
3 66 (13.72%) Retail
4 27 (5.61%) Games
4 27 (5.61%) Legal
5 21 (4.37%) Publishing
6 19 (3.95%) Manufacturing
7 12 (2.49%) Advertising
8 10 (2.08%) Law
9 9 (1.87%) Brand Awareness
10 7 (1.46%) Automotive
11 4 (0.83%) Banking
11 4 (0.83%) Local Government
12 2 (0.42%) Digital Economy
13 1 (0.21%) Electronics
13 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.21%) French Language
13 1 (0.21%) German Language
13 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.21%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 113 (23.49%) Developer
2 54 (11.23%) Analyst
3 40 (8.32%) Consultant
4 37 (7.69%) Architect
5 30 (6.24%) Team Leader
6 27 (5.61%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 24 (4.99%) Desktop Support
7 24 (4.99%) Desktop Support Team Leader
7 24 (4.99%) Desktop Team Leader
7 24 (4.99%) Support Team Leader
8 20 (4.16%) Solutions Architect
9 18 (3.74%) Senior Developer
10 17 (3.53%) Author
10 17 (3.53%) Data Consultant
10 17 (3.53%) Technical Author
10 17 (3.53%) Technical Writer
11 16 (3.33%) Java Developer
11 16 (3.33%) Marketing Executive
12 15 (3.12%) Web Developer
13 14 (2.91%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (14.76%) HTML
2 41 (8.52%) XML
3 38 (7.90%) CSS
4 37 (7.69%) .NET
5 31 (6.44%) Web Services
6 29 (6.03%) AngularJS
7 24 (4.99%) jQuery
7 24 (4.99%) KnockoutJS
8 23 (4.78%) HTML5
8 23 (4.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 20 (4.16%) ASP.NET Web API
10 18 (3.74%) WCF
11 16 (3.33%) Ajax
12 15 (3.12%) Spring
13 14 (2.91%) ASP.NET
13 14 (2.91%) Node.js
14 13 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
14 13 (2.70%) Backbone.js
14 13 (2.70%) CSS3
14 13 (2.70%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 98 (20.37%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (9.56%) Social Media
3 39 (8.11%) User Experience
4 29 (6.03%) Self-Motivation
5 24 (4.99%) Computer Science
6 18 (3.74%) Fintech
7 16 (3.33%) Management Information System
8 11 (2.29%) Greenfield Project
9 8 (1.66%) Blog
9 8 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (1.46%) Driving Licence
10 7 (1.46%) Taxonomies
11 5 (1.04%) Client/Server
11 5 (1.04%) Cyberthreat
11 5 (1.04%) Data Centre
11 5 (1.04%) Digital Media
11 5 (1.04%) Replication
12 4 (0.83%) Algorithms
12 4 (0.83%) Tandem
12 4 (0.83%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 49 (10.19%) Windows
2 28 (5.82%) Linux
3 7 (1.46%) Unix
4 5 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (0.62%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.62%) Oracle Linux
5 3 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.62%) SUSE
6 2 (0.42%) Android
6 2 (0.42%) watchOS
6 2 (0.42%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.21%) AIX
7 1 (0.21%) Solaris
7 1 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.21%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (22.66%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (22.45%) Business Intelligence
3 60 (12.47%) Data Analytics
4 56 (11.64%) SEO
5 51 (10.60%) ETL
6 50 (10.40%) Digital Marketing
6 50 (10.40%) E-Commerce
7 43 (8.94%) Data Management
8 42 (8.73%) Pay per click
9 41 (8.52%) Problem-Solving
10 39 (8.11%) Creative Thinking
11 37 (7.69%) Waterfall
12 34 (7.07%) Marketing Strategy
13 33 (6.86%) Data Modelling
14 32 (6.65%) Software Engineering
15 31 (6.44%) Email Marketing
16 30 (6.24%) ITIL
16 30 (6.24%) Project Management
17 29 (6.03%) Content Management
17 29 (6.03%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 115 (23.91%) SQL
2 65 (13.51%) JavaScript
3 61 (12.68%) Java
4 35 (7.28%) C#
5 30 (6.24%) T-SQL
6 26 (5.41%) Python
7 16 (3.33%) PHP
8 14 (2.91%) R
9 13 (2.70%) PowerShell
10 11 (2.29%) VBA
11 6 (1.25%) C
11 6 (1.25%) Java 8
12 5 (1.04%) U-SQL
12 5 (1.04%) VB.NET
12 5 (1.04%) XPath
13 4 (0.83%) C++
14 3 (0.62%) VB
15 2 (0.42%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.42%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.42%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 99 (20.58%) Degree
2 35 (7.28%) Security Cleared
3 21 (4.37%) SC Cleared
4 18 (3.74%) PhD
5 14 (2.91%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (1.04%) CREST Certified
6 5 (1.04%) DV Cleared
6 5 (1.04%) GCIA
6 5 (1.04%) GCIH
6 5 (1.04%) GIAC
6 5 (1.04%) GREM
6 5 (1.04%) Master's Degree
7 4 (0.83%) CISA
8 2 (0.42%) MCSE
8 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.21%) ISEB
9 1 (0.21%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.21%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (7.07%) SLA
2 21 (4.37%) Data Quality
3 14 (2.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (1.04%) QA
5 4 (0.83%) GDPR
6 1 (0.21%) Basel II
6 1 (0.21%) IAS 39
6 1 (0.21%) IFRS
6 1 (0.21%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.21%) WAI
System Software
1 10 (2.08%) Docker
2 7 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.25%) Active Directory
4 5 (1.04%) HDFS
4 5 (1.04%) Snort
4 5 (1.04%) Varnish
4 5 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.42%) GFS2
Systems Management
1 24 (4.99%) NetBackup
2 7 (1.46%) SCCM
3 5 (1.04%) cPanel
3 5 (1.04%) Single Sign-On
4 3 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.42%) EnCase
5 2 (0.42%) FTK
5 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.21%) Ansible
6 1 (0.21%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.21%) Matomo
6 1 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 87 (18.09%) Google
2 86 (17.88%) Microsoft
3 40 (8.32%) Twitter
4 34 (7.07%) Tableau
5 29 (6.03%) SAP
6 25 (5.20%) Oracle
7 24 (4.99%) ServiceNow
8 16 (3.33%) Informatica
9 14 (2.91%) Facebook
10 9 (1.87%) Adobe
11 8 (1.66%) Kronos
11 8 (1.66%) Northgate
11 8 (1.66%) Talend
12 7 (1.46%) Cloudera
12 7 (1.46%) VMware
12 7 (1.46%) Xamarin
13 6 (1.25%) DoubleClick
13 6 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
14 5 (1.04%) F5
14 5 (1.04%) hybris