Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Analysis
England > West Midlands
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 144 165 187
Rank change year-on-year +21 +22 -73
Permanent jobs citing Data Analysis 148 181 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.83% 1.80% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.01% 1.97% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 133 150 116
West Midlands median annual salary £32,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £20,000 £26,200 £25,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £54,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -5.26%

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 7,349 9,192 10,174
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 91.02% 91.25% 91.54%
Number of salaries quoted 5,564 7,396 7,983
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -3.61% +3.75%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 15 December 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 15 December 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 -8 56 £31,000 -8.15% 11
Coventry +9 37 £20,000 -55.56% 9
Warwickshire +46 28 £40,000 +3.23% 2
Solihull +6 5 £42,500 -22.73%
Shropshire +8 4 £50,000 -
Worcestershire +3 4 £24,540 -21.47% 1
Staffordshire +23 3 £57,500 +43.75% 4
Herefordshire -2 3 £48,000 +37.14%
Wolverhampton +14 2 £50,000 - 1
Walsall +2 1 £27,500 -16.67%
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £30,000 -
Data Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 75 (50.68%) Analytical Skills
2 68 (45.95%) SQL
3 55 (37.16%) Degree
4 50 (33.78%) Problem-Solving
5 48 (32.43%) Analytics
6 38 (25.68%) Data Analytics
6 38 (25.68%) Internet
6 38 (25.68%) Business Intelligence
7 37 (25.00%) Software Engineering
8 36 (24.32%) Visualisation
8 36 (24.32%) Microsoft Excel
8 36 (24.32%) SQL Server
9 34 (22.97%) Microsoft
9 34 (22.97%) Mathematics
9 34 (22.97%) Data Visualisation
10 33 (22.30%) Telecoms
11 31 (20.95%) Project Management
11 31 (20.95%) Agile Software Development
11 31 (20.95%) Cybersecurity
12 30 (20.27%) Internet of Things
12 30 (20.27%) Big Data
13 29 (19.59%) Artificial Intelligence
13 29 (19.59%) Retail
14 28 (18.92%) Automotive
14 28 (18.92%) C
14 28 (18.92%) Line Management
15 25 (16.89%) Finance
16 24 (16.22%) Power BI
17 23 (15.54%) T-SQL
17 23 (15.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 (6.08%) Joomla!
2 4 (2.70%) SAS
3 2 (1.35%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.35%) ArcGIS
3 2 (1.35%) Confluence
3 2 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.68%) GeoServer
4 1 (0.68%) IIS
Applications
1 36 (24.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (12.84%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (3.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (3.38%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.03%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.68%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (5.41%) FastStats
2 1 (0.68%) MIS ActiveH
2 1 (0.68%) OPENHousing
2 1 (0.68%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.68%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 22 (14.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (6.76%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.38%) Office 365
3 5 (3.38%) Serverless
4 3 (2.03%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.68%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (0.68%) Azure Machine Learning
6 1 (0.68%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (25.68%) Internet
2 2 (1.35%) NAS
2 2 (1.35%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (24.32%) SQL Server
2 30 (20.27%) Big Data
3 24 (16.22%) Power BI
4 23 (15.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 20 (13.51%) Data Warehouse
6 18 (12.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 16 (10.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 13 (8.78%) Crystal Reports
8 13 (8.78%) MS Access
9 8 (5.41%) QlikView
10 6 (4.05%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (3.38%) Qlik Sense
12 4 (2.70%) Data Lake
12 4 (2.70%) MongoDB
12 4 (2.70%) MySQL
12 4 (2.70%) NoSQL
12 4 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (2.70%) Relational Database
13 3 (2.03%) Amazon Redshift
13 3 (2.03%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (1.35%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.35%) JIRA
1 2 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (1.35%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.68%) Mercurial
2 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.68%) Subversion
2 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 33 (22.30%) Telecoms
2 29 (19.59%) Retail
3 28 (18.92%) Automotive
4 25 (16.89%) Finance
5 7 (4.73%) Marketing
6 3 (2.03%) Legal
7 2 (1.35%) Digital Economy
8 1 (0.68%) Back Office
8 1 (0.68%) Local Government
8 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.68%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 62 (41.89%) Analyst
2 38 (25.68%) Data Analyst
3 36 (24.32%) Developer
4 14 (9.46%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 12 (8.11%) SQL Analyst
6 11 (7.43%) Digital Analyst
7 10 (6.76%) Business Data Analyst
7 10 (6.76%) Consultant
7 10 (6.76%) Junior
7 10 (6.76%) Web Developer
8 9 (6.08%) Solutions Analyst
8 9 (6.08%) SQL Developer
9 8 (5.41%) SQL BI Developer
10 7 (4.73%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 6 (4.05%) Business Analyst
11 6 (4.05%) SQL Data Analyst
12 5 (3.38%) Architect
12 5 (3.38%) Graduate
12 5 (3.38%) Network Engineer
12 5 (3.38%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.46%) HTML
2 7 (4.73%) .NET
3 6 (4.05%) Web Services
4 5 (3.38%) .NET Core
4 5 (3.38%) Ajax
4 5 (3.38%) CSS
4 5 (3.38%) jQuery
4 5 (3.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 5 (3.38%) WCF
4 5 (3.38%) XML
5 2 (1.35%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.35%) Kafka
5 2 (1.35%) REST
6 1 (0.68%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.68%) EDI
6 1 (0.68%) Express
6 1 (0.68%) MEAN Stack
6 1 (0.68%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 75 (50.68%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (20.27%) Internet of Things
3 9 (6.08%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.73%) Driving Licence
5 6 (4.05%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (3.38%) Analytical Mindset
6 5 (3.38%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (2.70%) Data Centre
8 3 (2.03%) NHS
9 2 (1.35%) Taxonomies
10 1 (0.68%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.68%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.68%) Industry 4.0
10 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (8.78%) Windows
2 5 (3.38%) Linux
3 4 (2.70%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.03%) Unix
5 1 (0.68%) Android
5 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (33.78%) Problem-Solving
2 48 (32.43%) Analytics
3 38 (25.68%) Business Intelligence
3 38 (25.68%) Data Analytics
4 37 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 36 (24.32%) Visualisation
6 34 (22.97%) Data Visualisation
6 34 (22.97%) Mathematics
7 31 (20.95%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (20.95%) Cybersecurity
7 31 (20.95%) Project Management
8 29 (19.59%) Artificial Intelligence
9 28 (18.92%) Line Management
10 21 (14.19%) ETL
11 16 (10.81%) Data Management
12 15 (10.14%) Data Modelling
13 12 (8.11%) Decision-Making
13 12 (8.11%) Scrum
14 10 (6.76%) ERP
14 10 (6.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 68 (45.95%) SQL
2 28 (18.92%) C
3 23 (15.54%) T-SQL
4 18 (12.16%) C#
5 16 (10.81%) JavaScript
6 11 (7.43%) PHP
7 10 (6.76%) VBA
8 9 (6.08%) FoxPro (VFP)
8 9 (6.08%) VBScript
9 8 (5.41%) Python
10 7 (4.73%) R
11 4 (2.70%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.68%) ANSI SQL
12 1 (0.68%) Java
12 1 (0.68%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.68%) Scala
12 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 55 (37.16%) Degree
2 13 (8.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (2.70%) MCSE
3 4 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.70%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.70%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.03%) MCSA
5 2 (1.35%) ISEB
6 1 (0.68%) HNC
6 1 (0.68%) HND
6 1 (0.68%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.68%) MCITP
6 1 (0.68%) PhD
6 1 (0.68%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.68%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.76%) Data Quality
2 7 (4.73%) QA
3 5 (3.38%) GDPR
4 1 (0.68%) COSHH
4 1 (0.68%) HAZOP
4 1 (0.68%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.68%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (2.70%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.03%) Hyper-V
2 3 (2.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (2.03%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (2.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.70%) SCOM
2 3 (2.03%) Backup Exec
2 3 (2.03%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 3 (2.03%) NetBackup
2 3 (2.03%) SCCM
2 3 (2.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 34 (22.97%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.08%) Tableau
3 4 (2.70%) Oracle
4 3 (2.03%) EMC
4 3 (2.03%) NetApp
4 3 (2.03%) Red Hat
4 3 (2.03%) ServiceNow
4 3 (2.03%) VMware
5 2 (1.35%) Google
5 2 (1.35%) HP
5 2 (1.35%) IBM
5 2 (1.35%) Informatica
5 2 (1.35%) MuleSoft
5 2 (1.35%) SAP
5 2 (1.35%) Talend
6 1 (0.68%) ESRI
6 1 (0.68%) Hortonworks
6 1 (0.68%) Ivanti
6 1 (0.68%) Remedy
6 1 (0.68%) Salesforce.com