Period
to 25 April 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 25 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Analytics
England > West Midlands
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 104 72
Rank change year-on-year +62 -32 +28
Permanent jobs citing Analytics 503 267 397
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 5.22% 2.77% 3.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.85% 3.05% 3.84%
Number of salaries quoted 420 223 315
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,125 £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 8,595 8,749 10,348
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 89.21% 90.64% 89.42%
Number of salaries quoted 6,639 7,059 8,354
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% -2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,903
% change year-on-year - +4.38% +3.02%

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 April 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 25 April 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 +63 200 £55,000 +22.22% 25
Coventry +47 101 £47,500 +14.46% 4
Warwickshire +2 46 £40,000 +8.11% 8
Solihull +21 36 £41,450 +21.91% 8
Staffordshire -11 24 £30,250 -24.38% 9
Worcestershire +45 23 £31,500 -37.00%
Wolverhampton +1 23 £34,000 +13.33% 3
Shropshire +2 10 £56,250 +18.42% 6
Herefordshire - 8 £30,000 - 2
Halesowen - 8 £27,500 -
Walsall -3 3 £44,000 +23.08%
Sutton Coldfield -19 1 £32,500 - 2
Analytics
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 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.

1 187 (37.18%) SQL
2 135 (26.84%) Marketing
3 125 (24.85%) Google
4 116 (23.06%) Business Intelligence
5 115 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
6 113 (22.47%) Analytical Skills
7 108 (21.47%) Microsoft
8 98 (19.48%) Microsoft Azure
9 91 (18.09%) Degree
10 87 (17.30%) JavaScript
11 83 (16.50%) HTML
11 83 (16.50%) Data Analytics
12 78 (15.51%) Git (software)
13 77 (15.31%) Big Data
14 67 (13.32%) Finance
15 66 (13.12%) Google Analytics
16 65 (12.92%) C#
16 65 (12.92%) User Experience
17 64 (12.72%) CRM
18 63 (12.52%) Visual Studio
18 63 (12.52%) Migration
18 63 (12.52%) IaaS
19 62 (12.33%) SQL Server
20 60 (11.93%) Presales
20 60 (11.93%) AdWords
21 58 (11.53%) Problem-Solving
21 58 (11.53%) CSS
21 58 (11.53%) Java
22 53 (10.54%) Web Development
22 53 (10.54%) Data Lake

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 38 (7.55%) SharePoint
2 29 (5.77%) BizTalk Server
3 22 (4.37%) WordPress
4 18 (3.58%) SAS
5 15 (2.98%) Apache Spark
6 14 (2.78%) CMS
7 9 (1.79%) Drupal
8 8 (1.59%) Apache
8 8 (1.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 6 (1.19%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (0.99%) JBoss
10 5 (0.99%) WildFly
11 3 (0.60%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.60%) IIS
12 2 (0.40%) Marvel
13 1 (0.20%) Joomla!
Applications
1 42 (8.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (2.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 13 (2.58%) Photoshop
4 12 (2.39%) Microsoft Office
5 10 (1.99%) Adobe Illustrator
6 9 (1.79%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.99%) Microsoft Project
8 4 (0.80%) SPSS
9 2 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.40%) Chatbot
10 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 32 (6.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (2.58%) Magento
3 8 (1.59%) Shopify
4 5 (0.99%) SAP HCM
5 4 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.80%) Epicor Tropos
5 4 (0.80%) NetSuite
6 3 (0.60%) Cognos TM1
7 2 (0.40%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
7 2 (0.40%) PeopleSoft HCM
7 2 (0.40%) Workday HCM
8 1 (0.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.20%) OpenCart
8 1 (0.20%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.20%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 98 (19.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 66 (13.12%) Google Analytics
3 63 (12.52%) IaaS
4 60 (11.93%) AdWords
5 52 (10.34%) PaaS
6 47 (9.34%) Serverless
7 38 (7.55%) Amazon AWS
8 35 (6.96%) Office 365
9 32 (6.36%) Azure Data Factory
10 22 (4.37%) Google Cloud Platform
11 21 (4.17%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
12 20 (3.98%) SaaS
13 10 (1.99%) Basecamp
13 10 (1.99%) SuccessFactors
14 8 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
14 8 (1.59%) MailChimp
15 7 (1.39%) Google Tag Manager
16 6 (1.19%) IBM Cloud
17 4 (0.80%) AWS CloudFormation
17 4 (0.80%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.78%) Firewall
2 11 (2.19%) Internet
3 8 (1.59%) Broadband
4 4 (0.80%) HTTP
5 3 (0.60%) DHCP
5 3 (0.60%) DNS
5 3 (0.60%) FTP
5 3 (0.60%) IPsec
5 3 (0.60%) SSH
5 3 (0.60%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.40%) Skype
7 1 (0.20%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.20%) Modbus
7 1 (0.20%) SMS
7 1 (0.20%) SSL
7 1 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (15.31%) Big Data
2 62 (12.33%) SQL Server
3 53 (10.54%) Data Lake
4 51 (10.14%) Data Warehouse
5 47 (9.34%) NoSQL
6 45 (8.95%) Power BI
6 45 (8.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 45 (8.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 36 (7.16%) Azure SQL Database
8 35 (6.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 27 (5.37%) MySQL
10 24 (4.77%) Hadoop
11 18 (3.58%) MongoDB
12 16 (3.18%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 15 (2.98%) Cosmos DB
14 14 (2.78%) Hazelcast
15 13 (2.58%) HDInsight
16 12 (2.39%) BusinessObjects
16 12 (2.39%) Relational Database
17 10 (1.99%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 78 (15.51%) Git (software)
2 63 (12.52%) Visual Studio
3 52 (10.34%) Visual Studio Team System
4 17 (3.38%) JIRA
5 9 (1.79%) Jenkins
6 7 (1.39%) Axure RP
7 6 (1.19%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 6 (1.19%) SpecFlow
8 5 (0.99%) JBehave
8 5 (0.99%) Mockito
9 4 (0.80%) Cucumber
9 4 (0.80%) JIRA Agile
9 4 (0.80%) Selenium
9 4 (0.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 4 (0.80%) Visual Website Optimizer
10 3 (0.60%) Mercurial
10 3 (0.60%) Rational Rose
11 2 (0.40%) Calabash
11 2 (0.40%) JSUnit
11 2 (0.40%) PHPUnit
General
1 135 (26.84%) Marketing
2 67 (13.32%) Finance
3 51 (10.14%) Retail
4 26 (5.17%) Banking
4 26 (5.17%) Manufacturing
5 23 (4.57%) Advertising
6 13 (2.58%) Retail Banking
7 12 (2.39%) Automotive
7 12 (2.39%) Games
8 10 (1.99%) Legal
9 9 (1.79%) Publishing
10 6 (1.19%) Digital Economy
11 3 (0.60%) Billing
11 3 (0.60%) Brand Awareness
11 3 (0.60%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.60%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.20%) Law
12 1 (0.20%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 127 (25.25%) Developer
2 90 (17.89%) Analyst
3 55 (10.93%) Consultant
4 38 (7.55%) Architect
5 33 (6.56%) .NET Developer
6 30 (5.96%) Senior Developer
7 24 (4.77%) Java Developer
8 23 (4.57%) ASP.NET Developer
8 23 (4.57%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 23 (4.57%) Data Analyst
9 22 (4.37%) Author
9 22 (4.37%) Solutions Architect
9 22 (4.37%) Technical Author
9 22 (4.37%) Technical Writer
10 21 (4.17%) SQL Developer
11 18 (3.58%) Business Analyst
11 18 (3.58%) Business Consultant
12 17 (3.38%) Project Manager
13 16 (3.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 16 (3.18%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (16.50%) HTML
2 58 (11.53%) CSS
3 52 (10.34%) .NET
4 50 (9.94%) XML
5 43 (8.55%) ASP.NET
6 38 (7.55%) .NET Framework
7 34 (6.76%) Web Services
8 33 (6.56%) ASP.NET Web API
8 33 (6.56%) KnockoutJS
9 31 (6.16%) ASP.NET MVC
10 30 (5.96%) AngularJS
11 29 (5.77%) Spring
12 28 (5.57%) Entity Framework
12 28 (5.57%) WCF
13 26 (5.17%) REST
14 23 (4.57%) Ajax
14 23 (4.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 18 (3.58%) jQuery
16 17 (3.38%) .NET Core
16 17 (3.38%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 113 (22.47%) Analytical Skills
2 65 (12.92%) User Experience
3 36 (7.16%) Self-Motivation
4 28 (5.57%) Mobile App
5 26 (5.17%) Fintech
6 22 (4.37%) Graphic Design
7 21 (4.17%) Computer Science
8 14 (2.78%) Management Information System
9 13 (2.58%) Tandem
10 11 (2.19%) Driving Licence
11 10 (1.99%) Social Media
12 8 (1.59%) BBC
12 8 (1.59%) Data Structures
13 7 (1.39%) Algorithms
14 6 (1.19%) Greenfield Project
15 5 (0.99%) Blog
15 5 (0.99%) Linux Command Line
16 4 (0.80%) Public Cloud
17 3 (0.60%) Online Games
17 3 (0.60%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 26 (5.17%) Windows
2 20 (3.98%) Linux
3 8 (1.59%) Android
3 8 (1.59%) Windows Server
4 6 (1.19%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.60%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.60%) VMS
7 2 (0.40%) CentOS
8 1 (0.20%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (23.06%) Business Intelligence
2 115 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (16.50%) Data Analytics
4 64 (12.72%) CRM
5 63 (12.52%) Migration
6 60 (11.93%) Presales
7 58 (11.53%) Problem-Solving
8 53 (10.54%) Web Development
9 48 (9.54%) Service Delivery
10 45 (8.95%) Machine Learning
11 44 (8.75%) ETL
12 42 (8.35%) MVC
13 41 (8.15%) Business Analytics
13 41 (8.15%) Waterfall
14 40 (7.95%) Mathematics
14 40 (7.95%) Project Management
14 40 (7.95%) SEO
15 37 (7.36%) Data Science
16 35 (6.96%) Software Engineering
17 34 (6.76%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 187 (37.18%) SQL
2 87 (17.30%) JavaScript
3 65 (12.92%) C#
4 58 (11.53%) Java
5 43 (8.55%) PowerShell
6 40 (7.95%) Python
7 36 (7.16%) T-SQL
8 25 (4.97%) PHP
9 21 (4.17%) R
10 18 (3.58%) VBA
11 16 (3.18%) C
12 14 (2.78%) U-SQL
13 9 (1.79%) C++
14 8 (1.59%) Ruby
15 6 (1.19%) ABAP
16 5 (0.99%) Go
17 3 (0.60%) Bash Shell
17 3 (0.60%) PL/SQL
18 2 (0.40%) MATLAB
18 2 (0.40%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 91 (18.09%) Degree
2 29 (5.77%) PhD
3 27 (5.37%) Security Cleared
4 9 (1.79%) Numerate Degree
5 6 (1.19%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.80%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (0.80%) MCSA
6 4 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.60%) MCSE
7 3 (0.60%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.40%) A+ Certification
8 2 (0.40%) IISP
8 2 (0.40%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.20%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.18%) QA
2 11 (2.19%) Data Quality
2 11 (2.19%) SLA
3 2 (0.40%) GPG13
System Software
1 43 (8.55%) Active Directory
2 23 (4.57%) Docker
3 14 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
4 9 (1.79%) HDFS
5 7 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.60%) Apache Flume
6 3 (0.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 7 (1.39%) NetBackup
2 6 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.99%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.60%) Ambari
4 3 (0.60%) Cacti
4 3 (0.60%) Docker Swarm
4 3 (0.60%) Kibana
4 3 (0.60%) logstash
4 3 (0.60%) Marathon
4 3 (0.60%) Nagios
4 3 (0.60%) Puppet
5 1 (0.20%) Ansible
5 1 (0.20%) EnCase
5 1 (0.20%) FTK
5 1 (0.20%) Matomo
5 1 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 125 (24.85%) Google
2 108 (21.47%) Microsoft
3 44 (8.75%) Tableau
4 29 (5.77%) Twitter
5 28 (5.57%) SAP
6 23 (4.57%) Oracle
7 22 (4.37%) Adobe
7 22 (4.37%) IBM
8 15 (2.98%) DoubleClick
8 15 (2.98%) Facebook
9 13 (2.58%) Capita
10 11 (2.19%) ServiceNow
11 9 (1.79%) VMware
12 8 (1.59%) Cognos
13 6 (1.19%) hybris
13 6 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
14 5 (0.99%) Cloudera
14 5 (0.99%) Yahoo!
15 4 (0.80%) IFS
15 4 (0.80%) Netezza