Period
to 18 June 2019

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 18 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Analysis
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 135 154 167
Rank change year-on-year +19 +13 -18
Permanent jobs citing Data Analysis 152 164 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.96% 1.74% 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.14% 1.91% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 100 133 137
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £41,450 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.50% +7.66% +2.67%
10th Percentile £20,000 £27,650 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,688 £55,000 £52,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 7,118 8,572 8,991
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 91.94% 91.08% 91.85%
Number of salaries quoted 5,466 6,579 7,372
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -2.44%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £66,250 £61,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%

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 18 June 2019.

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 18 June 2019. 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 +15 43 £42,500 - 7
Coventry +24 30 £20,000 -51.22% 1
Warwickshire -15 22 £40,000 -3.03% 1
Staffordshire +22 18 £40,000 +19.40%
Shropshire +1 15 £55,000 +89.66%
Worcestershire -6 9 £24,000 -36.00% 1
Solihull -5 6 £31,750 -23.40% 2
Sutton Coldfield - 3 £30,000 -
Herefordshire - 3 £52,500 -
Data Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 18 June 2019, 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 80 (52.63%) SQL
2 59 (38.82%) Analytics
2 59 (38.82%) Analytical Skills
3 57 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
4 50 (32.89%) Software Engineering
5 49 (32.24%) Degree
6 47 (30.92%) Microsoft
7 46 (30.26%) Mathematics
8 45 (29.61%) Problem-Solving
9 43 (28.29%) Agile Software Development
10 39 (25.66%) Visualisation
11 37 (24.34%) Microsoft Excel
12 36 (23.68%) Internet
12 36 (23.68%) Microsoft Azure
12 36 (23.68%) Data Analytics
13 35 (23.03%) Telecoms
14 31 (20.39%) C
14 31 (20.39%) SQL Server
15 30 (19.74%) T-SQL
15 30 (19.74%) Artificial Intelligence
16 29 (19.08%) Data Visualisation
17 28 (18.42%) Power Platform
17 28 (18.42%) Power BI
18 26 (17.11%) Python
18 26 (17.11%) Data Warehouse
18 26 (17.11%) Project Management
19 25 (16.45%) Big Data
20 24 (15.79%) Finance
20 24 (15.79%) Data Science
21 22 (14.47%) Retail

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 18 (11.84%) SAS
2 6 (3.95%) Apache Spark
2 6 (3.95%) IIS
3 4 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.32%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.66%) Confluence
Applications
1 37 (24.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (4.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.63%) SAP ERP
2 3 (1.97%) Workfront
3 1 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.66%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.66%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 36 (23.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (18.42%) Power Platform
3 18 (11.84%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (6.58%) Serverless
5 8 (5.26%) PaaS
6 4 (2.63%) Office 365
7 3 (1.97%) IaaS
8 2 (1.32%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (1.32%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (1.32%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.66%) AdWords
9 1 (0.66%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 36 (23.68%) Internet
2 4 (2.63%) HTTP
2 4 (2.63%) NAS
2 4 (2.63%) SAN
3 3 (1.97%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (20.39%) SQL Server
2 28 (18.42%) Power BI
3 26 (17.11%) Data Warehouse
4 25 (16.45%) Big Data
5 17 (11.18%) Hadoop
5 17 (11.18%) QlikView
6 15 (9.87%) BusinessObjects
7 14 (9.21%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (6.58%) OLAP
8 10 (6.58%) Qlik Sense
9 9 (5.92%) Data Mining
10 8 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (4.61%) Amazon Redshift
11 7 (4.61%) Pentaho
11 7 (4.61%) Relational Database
12 6 (3.95%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
12 6 (3.95%) Impala
13 5 (3.29%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (3.29%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 10 (6.58%) Team Foundation Server
1 10 (6.58%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.97%) JIRA
3 2 (1.32%) Artifactory
3 2 (1.32%) Bitbucket
3 2 (1.32%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.32%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.32%) Maven
General
1 35 (23.03%) Telecoms
2 24 (15.79%) Finance
3 22 (14.47%) Retail
4 21 (13.82%) Automotive
5 16 (10.53%) Marketing
5 16 (10.53%) Pharmaceutical
6 11 (7.24%) Manufacturing
7 7 (4.61%) Legal
8 6 (3.95%) Electronics
9 5 (3.29%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 65 (42.76%) Analyst
2 36 (23.68%) Data Analyst
3 25 (16.45%) Developer
4 19 (12.50%) Software Developer
5 13 (8.55%) Data Scientist
6 11 (7.24%) Software Engineer
7 10 (6.58%) .NET Developer
7 10 (6.58%) .NET Software Developer
7 10 (6.58%) C# .NET Developer
7 10 (6.58%) C# Developer
7 10 (6.58%) C# Software Developer
8 9 (5.92%) Healthcare Analyst
9 8 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 8 (5.26%) Insight Analyst
9 8 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
10 7 (4.61%) Applications Support
10 7 (4.61%) Data Insight Analyst
10 7 (4.61%) Insight Data Analyst
10 7 (4.61%) Senior Data Analyst
11 6 (3.95%) Business Intelligence Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (11.84%) XML
2 14 (9.21%) HTML
3 10 (6.58%) .NET
3 10 (6.58%) .NET Core
3 10 (6.58%) Ajax
3 10 (6.58%) CSS
3 10 (6.58%) jQuery
3 10 (6.58%) JSON
3 10 (6.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 10 (6.58%) WCF
3 10 (6.58%) Web Services
4 4 (2.63%) D3.js
4 4 (2.63%) REST
5 3 (1.97%) Kafka
5 3 (1.97%) Middleware
6 2 (1.32%) Anaconda
6 2 (1.32%) Esper
6 2 (1.32%) TensorFlow
7 1 (0.66%) Flask
7 1 (0.66%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 59 (38.82%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (13.82%) Internet of Things
3 18 (11.84%) Management Information System
4 17 (11.18%) Algorithms
5 15 (9.87%) Driving Licence
6 9 (5.92%) NHS
7 6 (3.95%) Analytical Mindset
8 4 (2.63%) Data Centre
8 4 (2.63%) Life Science
8 4 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.66%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.95%) Windows
2 5 (3.29%) Linux
2 5 (3.29%) Windows Server
3 3 (1.97%) Unix
4 1 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (38.82%) Analytics
2 57 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
3 50 (32.89%) Software Engineering
4 46 (30.26%) Mathematics
5 45 (29.61%) Problem-Solving
6 43 (28.29%) Agile Software Development
7 39 (25.66%) Visualisation
8 36 (23.68%) Data Analytics
9 30 (19.74%) Artificial Intelligence
10 29 (19.08%) Data Visualisation
11 26 (17.11%) Project Management
12 24 (15.79%) Data Science
13 21 (13.82%) Cybersecurity
13 21 (13.82%) Line Management
14 18 (11.84%) Machine Learning
15 17 (11.18%) ETL
16 15 (9.87%) Scrum
16 15 (9.87%) Sprint Planning
17 12 (7.89%) Innovative Thinking
18 11 (7.24%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 80 (52.63%) SQL
2 31 (20.39%) C
3 30 (19.74%) T-SQL
4 26 (17.11%) Python
5 19 (12.50%) R
6 17 (11.18%) C#
7 16 (10.53%) JavaScript
8 12 (7.89%) Java
9 10 (6.58%) C++
9 10 (6.58%) MATLAB
10 4 (2.63%) VBScript
11 3 (1.97%) Go
11 3 (1.97%) PHP
12 2 (1.32%) VBA
13 1 (0.66%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.66%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.66%) VB
Qualifications
1 49 (32.24%) Degree
2 13 (8.55%) PhD
3 6 (3.95%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.95%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (2.63%) MCSA
4 4 (2.63%) MCSE
4 4 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.32%) ISEB
6 1 (0.66%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.87%) Data Quality
2 13 (8.55%) GDPR
3 4 (2.63%) ISO 9001
3 4 (2.63%) NEBOSH
3 4 (2.63%) QA
4 2 (1.32%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (6.58%) Docker
2 4 (2.63%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.63%) Hyper-V
2 4 (2.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 4 (2.63%) Virtual Servers
2 4 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.63%) Backup Exec
1 4 (2.63%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 4 (2.63%) NetBackup
1 4 (2.63%) SCCM
1 4 (2.63%) SCOM
1 4 (2.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 4 (2.63%) WSUS
2 2 (1.32%) Ansible
2 2 (1.32%) Terraform
Vendors
1 47 (30.92%) Microsoft
2 17 (11.18%) Oracle
3 16 (10.53%) Tableau
4 11 (7.24%) IBM
4 11 (7.24%) SAP
5 9 (5.92%) ServiceNow
6 7 (4.61%) Cloudera
7 6 (3.95%) Google
7 6 (3.95%) HP
8 4 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (2.63%) VMware
9 3 (1.97%) Ivanti
9 3 (1.97%) Remedy
10 1 (0.66%) Cognos
10 1 (0.66%) EMC
10 1 (0.66%) Facebook
10 1 (0.66%) Informatica
10 1 (0.66%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.66%) NetApp
10 1 (0.66%) Red Hat