Period
to 23 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Data Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Analysis over the 6 months to 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Analysis
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 164 179 100
Rank change year-on-year +15 -79 +28
Permanent jobs citing Data Analysis 167 150 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.69% 1.44% 2.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.91% 1.60% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 142 121 196
West Midlands median annual salary £40,750 £37,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.67% -10.71% +12.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £28,338
90th Percentile £52,500 £62,500 £59,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Data Analysis 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 8,730 9,379 9,107
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 88.41% 89.91% 87.69%
Number of salaries quoted 6,867 7,343 7,585
West Midlands median annual salary £41,250 £41,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.60% - +3.75%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Data Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Data Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Data Analysis in the West Midlands

Data Analysis
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Analysis in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Data Analysis in the West Midlands

Data Analysis
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analysis in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Data Analysis in the West Midlands

Data Analysis
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 Data Analysis within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 January 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 +31 67 £35,000 -18.60% 7
Coventry +30 45 £43,000 +12.42% 9
Warwickshire -1 27 £41,500 +3.75% 16
Staffordshire -4 8 £41,500 +59.62% 3
Halesowen - 8 £42,500 -
Solihull -19 3 £45,250 +6.47%
Shropshire +6 2 £82,500 +129.17% 2
Worcestershire +5 1 £35,000 - 1
Walsall -1 1 £33,000 -10.81%
Wolverhampton - 1 - - 5
Herefordshire - 1 £35,000 -
Data Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT jobs citing Data Analysis 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 Data Analysis.

1 103 (61.68%) SQL
2 49 (29.34%) SQL Server
3 39 (23.35%) Microsoft
3 39 (23.35%) Analytical Skills
4 38 (22.75%) Microsoft Excel
5 37 (22.16%) Business Intelligence
6 36 (21.56%) Degree
7 29 (17.37%) Finance
8 27 (16.17%) ETL
8 27 (16.17%) Analytics
9 25 (14.97%) Oracle
10 23 (13.77%) Visualisation
11 21 (12.57%) Python
11 21 (12.57%) PhD
11 21 (12.57%) Machine Learning
12 20 (11.98%) R
12 20 (11.98%) Agile Software Development
13 19 (11.38%) CRM
13 19 (11.38%) Oracle Database
14 18 (10.78%) PL/SQL
15 17 (10.18%) Unix
15 17 (10.18%) Business Analysis
16 16 (9.58%) Capita
16 16 (9.58%) ITIL
16 16 (9.58%) Data Quality
17 15 (8.98%) Tableau
17 15 (8.98%) Data Warehouse
17 15 (8.98%) Data Visualisation
18 14 (8.38%) Data Modelling
18 14 (8.38%) VBA

Data Analysis
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 6 (3.59%) SAS
2 5 (2.99%) Apache Spark
3 3 (1.80%) CMS
3 3 (1.80%) WordPress
4 2 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.60%) IIS
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 38 (22.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (5.99%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (2.99%) SPSS
4 3 (1.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (1.20%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.60%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.60%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (2.40%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (1.80%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.60%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.40%) Office 365
2 1 (0.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.60%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (29.34%) SQL Server
2 19 (11.38%) Oracle Database
3 15 (8.98%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (7.19%) MySQL
5 11 (6.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (5.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (5.39%) Hadoop
8 8 (4.79%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (4.79%) Power BI
9 7 (4.19%) QlikView
10 6 (3.59%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (2.99%) Apache Hive
11 5 (2.99%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (2.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (2.99%) Sqoop
12 4 (2.40%) Relational Database
13 3 (1.80%) Big Data
13 3 (1.80%) GIS
14 2 (1.20%) DB2
14 2 (1.20%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (1.80%) Git (software)
1 3 (1.80%) Selenium
1 3 (1.80%) WebDriver
2 1 (0.60%) ERwin
2 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 29 (17.37%) Finance
2 11 (6.59%) Marketing
3 8 (4.79%) Games
4 6 (3.59%) Billing
5 5 (2.99%) Automotive
6 2 (1.20%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.60%) Banking
7 1 (0.60%) Local Government
7 1 (0.60%) Retail
Job Titles
1 73 (43.71%) Analyst
2 35 (20.96%) Data Analyst
3 27 (16.17%) Applications Support
4 23 (13.77%) Developer
5 21 (12.57%) Data Scientist
6 13 (7.78%) Graduate
7 12 (7.19%) Business Analyst
8 11 (6.59%) SQL Analyst
8 11 (6.59%) SQL Developer
9 10 (5.99%) Data Insight Analyst
9 10 (5.99%) Insight Analyst
9 10 (5.99%) Insight Data Analyst
9 10 (5.99%) Senior Applications Support
10 9 (5.39%) DBA
11 8 (4.79%) Senior Analyst
12 7 (4.19%) Graduate Analyst
13 6 (3.59%) Applications Support Analyst
13 6 (3.59%) Oracle DBA
13 6 (3.59%) SQL Data Analyst
13 6 (3.59%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.99%) .NET
2 9 (5.39%) HTML
3 6 (3.59%) XML
4 5 (2.99%) CSS
4 5 (2.99%) Node.js
4 5 (2.99%) SOAP
4 5 (2.99%) Web Services
4 5 (2.99%) XSLT
5 3 (1.80%) jQuery
5 3 (1.80%) Laravel
5 3 (1.80%) LESS
5 3 (1.80%) Sass
5 3 (1.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (0.60%) MDX
6 1 (0.60%) OpenCV
6 1 (0.60%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 39 (23.35%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.79%) Algorithms
2 8 (4.79%) BBC
3 5 (2.99%) Data Structures
3 5 (2.99%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.40%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.80%) Social Network
6 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Licensing
6 2 (1.20%) PMI
6 2 (1.20%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.60%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (10.18%) Unix
2 8 (4.79%) Linux
3 1 (0.60%) VMS
3 1 (0.60%) Windows
3 1 (0.60%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (22.16%) Business Intelligence
2 27 (16.17%) Analytics
2 27 (16.17%) ETL
3 23 (13.77%) Visualisation
4 21 (12.57%) Machine Learning
5 20 (11.98%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (11.38%) CRM
7 17 (10.18%) Business Analysis
8 16 (9.58%) ITIL
9 15 (8.98%) Data Visualisation
10 14 (8.38%) Data Modelling
10 14 (8.38%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (7.78%) Data Management
12 12 (7.19%) Data Analytics
12 12 (7.19%) Project Management
12 12 (7.19%) Statistics
13 11 (6.59%) Mathematics
14 10 (5.99%) E-Commerce
15 9 (5.39%) PRINCE2
15 9 (5.39%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 103 (61.68%) SQL
2 21 (12.57%) Python
3 20 (11.98%) R
4 18 (10.78%) PL/SQL
5 14 (8.38%) VBA
6 10 (5.99%) C#
7 8 (4.79%) PowerShell
8 5 (2.99%) JavaScript
9 4 (2.40%) C++
9 4 (2.40%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.80%) PHP
11 2 (1.20%) Java
11 2 (1.20%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.60%) C
12 1 (0.60%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 1 (0.60%) Erlang
12 1 (0.60%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.60%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 36 (21.56%) Degree
2 21 (12.57%) PhD
3 5 (2.99%) ISEB
3 5 (2.99%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.99%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.20%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (1.20%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.60%) MBA
5 1 (0.60%) MCP
5 1 (0.60%) MCSA
5 1 (0.60%) MCSE
5 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.58%) Data Quality
2 8 (4.79%) QA
3 6 (3.59%) SLA
4 4 (2.40%) PMO
Systems Management
1 5 (2.99%) Oozie
2 3 (1.80%) SCCM
3 1 (0.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 39 (23.35%) Microsoft
2 25 (14.97%) Oracle
3 16 (9.58%) Capita
4 15 (8.98%) Tableau
5 3 (1.80%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.80%) Zoomdata
6 1 (0.60%) Birst
6 1 (0.60%) Civica
6 1 (0.60%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.60%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (0.60%) Minitab
6 1 (0.60%) SAP
6 1 (0.60%) Snow