Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Analysis
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 162 159 184
Rank change year-on-year -3 +25 -55
Permanent jobs citing Data Analysis 144 188 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.67% 1.90% 1.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.85% 2.07% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 119 155 134
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.58% -3.16%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £54,900 £62,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,046 £45,000
% change year-on-year +0.97% +4.55% -

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 7,793 9,064 10,673
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 90.40% 91.41% 90.47%
Number of salaries quoted 5,964 7,420 8,343
West Midlands median annual salary £44,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.25% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £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%

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 19 October 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 19 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 +10 66 £38,000 +7.04% 7
Warwickshire +49 24 £28,500 -24.00% 1
Coventry -4 16 £43,000 -4.44% 4
Solihull -1 10 £42,500 -22.73% 2
Staffordshire +5 7 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Shropshire +17 5 £50,000 +47.06%
Herefordshire +9 3 £48,000 +37.14%
Worcestershire +9 3 £30,643 -12.45%
Wolverhampton +3 2 £50,000 -
Walsall -2 1 £27,500 -16.67% 1
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £30,000 -
Data Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 73 (50.69%) SQL
2 61 (42.36%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (30.56%) Microsoft
4 42 (29.17%) SQL Server
5 39 (27.08%) Business Intelligence
6 38 (26.39%) Microsoft Excel
7 34 (23.61%) Degree
8 33 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
8 33 (22.92%) Finance
9 26 (18.06%) Problem-Solving
10 23 (15.97%) Microsoft Office
11 21 (14.58%) Data Warehouse
11 21 (14.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 21 (14.58%) Microsoft Azure
12 20 (13.89%) Power BI
12 20 (13.89%) ITIL
12 20 (13.89%) T-SQL
13 19 (13.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 17 (11.81%) Data Management
14 17 (11.81%) Analytics
15 16 (11.11%) JavaScript
15 16 (11.11%) C#
16 15 (10.42%) Crystal Reports
16 15 (10.42%) ETL
16 15 (10.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 15 (10.42%) Tableau
17 14 (9.72%) Mathematics
17 14 (9.72%) HTML
18 13 (9.03%) Windows
18 13 (9.03%) MS Access

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 9 (6.25%) Joomla!
2 6 (4.17%) Apache Spark
3 5 (3.47%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.08%) Confluence
4 3 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (2.08%) MediaWiki
5 2 (1.39%) ArcGIS
5 2 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.69%) IIS
6 1 (0.69%) SAS
Applications
1 38 (26.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (15.97%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (4.17%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (4.17%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (2.08%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (5.56%) FastStats
2 2 (1.39%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.69%) MIS ActiveH
3 1 (0.69%) OPENHousing
3 1 (0.69%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 21 (14.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (5.56%) SaaS
4 5 (3.47%) Office 365
4 5 (3.47%) Serverless
5 3 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.69%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.69%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (0.69%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.69%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.78%) Internet
2 2 (1.39%) Skype
3 1 (0.69%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 21 (14.58%) Data Warehouse
2 21 (14.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (13.89%) Power BI
4 19 (13.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (10.42%) Crystal Reports
5 15 (10.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 13 (9.03%) MS Access
7 11 (7.64%) Big Data
8 9 (6.25%) QlikView
9 7 (4.86%) MongoDB
10 6 (4.17%) Relational Database
11 5 (3.47%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (3.47%) Hadoop
11 5 (3.47%) MySQL
11 5 (3.47%) NoSQL
12 4 (2.78%) BusinessObjects
12 4 (2.78%) Data Lake
12 4 (2.78%) Data Mining
13 3 (2.08%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 6 (4.17%) JIRA
2 2 (1.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.69%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.69%) Mercurial
3 1 (0.69%) Subversion
3 1 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.69%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.69%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 33 (22.92%) Finance
2 8 (5.56%) Marketing
2 8 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.47%) Banking
4 3 (2.08%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.08%) Retail
5 2 (1.39%) Digital Economy
6 1 (0.69%) Back Office
6 1 (0.69%) Billing
6 1 (0.69%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 57 (39.58%) Analyst
2 33 (22.92%) Developer
3 25 (17.36%) Data Analyst
4 12 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 12 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 12 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 11 (7.64%) SQL Developer
6 10 (6.94%) Junior
6 10 (6.94%) Operations Manager
6 10 (6.94%) Service Manager
6 10 (6.94%) Service Operations Manager
6 10 (6.94%) SQL Analyst
7 9 (6.25%) Web Developer
8 8 (5.56%) SQL BI Developer
8 8 (5.56%) Support Analyst
9 7 (4.86%) Applications Support
9 7 (4.86%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
9 7 (4.86%) Consultant
10 6 (4.17%) Architect
10 6 (4.17%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.72%) HTML
2 8 (5.56%) XML
3 7 (4.86%) .NET
3 7 (4.86%) Web Services
4 6 (4.17%) Kafka
5 5 (3.47%) .NET Core
5 5 (3.47%) Ajax
5 5 (3.47%) AngularJS
5 5 (3.47%) CSS
5 5 (3.47%) Express
5 5 (3.47%) jQuery
5 5 (3.47%) MEAN Stack
5 5 (3.47%) Node.js
5 5 (3.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (3.47%) WCF
6 3 (2.08%) REST
7 1 (0.69%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.69%) EDI
7 1 (0.69%) SOAP
7 1 (0.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 61 (42.36%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.94%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 8 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (4.17%) Driving Licence
5 5 (3.47%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (2.78%) CMDB
7 3 (2.08%) Analytical Mindset
8 2 (1.39%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.39%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.39%) Taxonomies
8 2 (1.39%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.69%) Fintech
9 1 (0.69%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.69%) Handset
9 1 (0.69%) Minimum Viable Product
9 1 (0.69%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.69%) NHS
9 1 (0.69%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.03%) Windows
2 6 (4.17%) Linux
3 3 (2.08%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.08%) Unix
4 2 (1.39%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.39%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.69%) Android
5 1 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (27.08%) Business Intelligence
2 33 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (18.06%) Problem-Solving
4 20 (13.89%) ITIL
5 17 (11.81%) Analytics
5 17 (11.81%) Data Management
6 15 (10.42%) ETL
7 14 (9.72%) Mathematics
8 13 (9.03%) Service Management
9 12 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (8.33%) CRM
9 12 (8.33%) Data Modelling
9 12 (8.33%) Decision-Making
10 11 (7.64%) Customer Requirements
10 11 (7.64%) ERP
10 11 (7.64%) ITIL V3
10 11 (7.64%) Matrix Organization
10 11 (7.64%) Performance Metrics
11 10 (6.94%) Asset Management
11 10 (6.94%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 73 (50.69%) SQL
2 20 (13.89%) T-SQL
3 16 (11.11%) C#
3 16 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 11 (7.64%) R
4 11 (7.64%) VBA
5 10 (6.94%) PHP
6 9 (6.25%) FoxPro (VFP)
6 9 (6.25%) Python
6 9 (6.25%) VBScript
7 5 (3.47%) PowerShell
7 5 (3.47%) Scala
8 3 (2.08%) Java
8 3 (2.08%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.69%) ANSI SQL
9 1 (0.69%) C
9 1 (0.69%) C++
9 1 (0.69%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 34 (23.61%) Degree
2 11 (7.64%) Computer Science Degree
2 11 (7.64%) Security Cleared
3 9 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 6 (4.17%) PhD
5 4 (2.78%) MCSE
5 4 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.39%) ISEB
6 2 (1.39%) Master's Degree
6 2 (1.39%) MCP
6 2 (1.39%) MCTS
7 1 (0.69%) HNC
7 1 (0.69%) HND
7 1 (0.69%) MCITP
7 1 (0.69%) MCSA
7 1 (0.69%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.69%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.86%) Data Quality
1 7 (4.86%) QA
2 4 (2.78%) GDPR
2 4 (2.78%) PMO
3 3 (2.08%) P3O
4 1 (0.69%) MiFID
4 1 (0.69%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.69%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (3.47%) SCCM
2 4 (2.78%) Cisco IPCC
3 3 (2.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (1.39%) SCOM
5 1 (0.69%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.69%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 44 (30.56%) Microsoft
2 15 (10.42%) Tableau
3 6 (4.17%) Google
4 5 (3.47%) ServiceNow
4 5 (3.47%) Twitter
5 4 (2.78%) Oracle
6 3 (2.08%) SAP
7 2 (1.39%) hybris
7 2 (1.39%) Informatica
7 2 (1.39%) Ivanti
7 2 (1.39%) MuleSoft
7 2 (1.39%) Talend
8 1 (0.69%) Alteryx
8 1 (0.69%) ESRI
8 1 (0.69%) Hortonworks
8 1 (0.69%) NetApp
8 1 (0.69%) OutSystems
8 1 (0.69%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.69%) Remedy
8 1 (0.69%) VMware