Period
to 28 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Data Analyst was £32,250 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 28 July 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Analyst
England > West Midlands
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 233 263 216
Rank change year-on-year +30 -47 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Analyst 96 78 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.95% 0.64% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 0.66% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 86 70 88
West Midlands median annual salary £32,250 £35,000 £28,550
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.86% +22.59% -23.87%
10th Percentile £22,750 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £45,000 £47,500 £47,875
England median annual salary £35,000 £39,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year -10.83% -1.88% +6.67%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 9797 11794 10808
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.64% 96.14% 96.37%
Number of salaries quoted 8271 9359 9001
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,500 £23,084
90th Percentile £61,250 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Data Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings that featured Data Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Data Analyst in the West Midlands

Data Analyst
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Data Analyst in the West Midlands

Data Analyst
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analyst in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 28 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Analyst in the West Midlands

Data Analyst
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 Analyst within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 28 July 2017. 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 +38 46 £30,000 -14.29% 2
Warwickshire +27 17 £42,500 -2.86% 2
Coventry +1 10 £28,000 +16.67% 3
Shropshire +3 7 £61,250 +172.22%
Solihull -7 6 £30,000 -7.69% 1
Staffordshire +12 3 £38,750 +10.71% 1
Worcestershire -11 3 £25,500 -27.14% 1
West Bromwich - 2 £25,000 -
Walsall - 1 £28,000 -
Data Analyst
England

Data Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 2017, Data Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region featuring Data Analyst in the job title.

1 61 (63.54%) SQL
2 45 (46.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 34 (35.42%) SQL Server
4 32 (33.33%) Finance
5 31 (32.29%) Data Analysis
5 31 (32.29%) Analytics
6 23 (23.96%) Analytical Skills
7 22 (22.92%) Microsoft
8 21 (21.88%) Business Intelligence
9 18 (18.75%) Data Modelling
9 18 (18.75%) ETL
10 17 (17.71%) Degree
11 16 (16.67%) VBA
12 14 (14.58%) Marketing
13 13 (13.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 13 (13.54%) Data Quality
14 12 (12.50%) Algorithms
14 12 (12.50%) CRM
14 12 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
15 11 (11.46%) Statistics
15 11 (11.46%) R
15 11 (11.46%) Data Analytics
16 10 (10.42%) Statistical Modelling
16 10 (10.42%) Cognos
17 9 (9.38%) SAS
17 9 (9.38%) MySQL
17 9 (9.38%) Statistical Analysis
17 9 (9.38%) Spreadsheet
17 9 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 9 (9.38%) Agile Software Development

Data Analyst Skill Set
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 (9.38%) SAS
Applications
1 45 (46.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (9.38%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (5.21%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (3.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.13%) Actimize
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.08%) Skype
2 1 (1.04%) Firewall
2 1 (1.04%) LAN
2 1 (1.04%) NetScaler
2 1 (1.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (35.42%) SQL Server
2 13 (13.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
4 9 (9.38%) MySQL
4 9 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (6.25%) MS Access
6 4 (4.17%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 4 (4.17%) Data Mining
6 4 (4.17%) QlikView
7 3 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.08%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (2.08%) Data Mart
8 2 (2.08%) Power BI
8 2 (2.08%) SAP BW
8 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.04%) Big Data
9 1 (1.04%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.04%) PowerPivot
9 1 (1.04%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 32 (33.33%) Finance
2 14 (14.58%) Marketing
3 8 (8.33%) Games
4 4 (4.17%) Retail
5 2 (2.08%) Banking
6 1 (1.04%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.33%) CSS
1 8 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (1.04%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 23 (23.96%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (12.50%) Algorithms
3 6 (6.25%) Public Cloud
4 4 (4.17%) Data Structures
5 3 (3.13%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.08%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.08%) iSeries
7 1 (1.04%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.04%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.04%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.04%) VMS
1 1 (1.04%) Windows
1 1 (1.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (32.29%) Analytics
1 31 (32.29%) Data Analysis
2 21 (21.88%) Business Intelligence
3 18 (18.75%) Data Modelling
3 18 (18.75%) ETL
4 12 (12.50%) CRM
5 11 (11.46%) Data Analytics
5 11 (11.46%) Statistics
6 10 (10.42%) Statistical Modelling
7 9 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (9.38%) Statistical Analysis
8 8 (8.33%) Commercial Data Analysis
8 8 (8.33%) Customer Engagement
8 8 (8.33%) Data Mapping
8 8 (8.33%) ETL Development
8 8 (8.33%) IT Strategy
9 7 (7.29%) Validation
10 6 (6.25%) ITIL
10 6 (6.25%) Scrum
10 6 (6.25%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 61 (63.54%) SQL
2 16 (16.67%) VBA
3 11 (11.46%) R
4 5 (5.21%) Python
5 3 (3.13%) VB
6 2 (2.08%) RPG
7 1 (1.04%) C#
7 1 (1.04%) C++
7 1 (1.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (17.71%) Degree
2 6 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 6 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.21%) PhD
4 2 (2.08%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.04%) AAT
5 1 (1.04%) CCNA
5 1 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.04%) MBA
5 1 (1.04%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.54%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.13%) PMO
3 2 (2.08%) FINRA
3 2 (2.08%) QA
4 1 (1.04%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (6.25%) Docker
2 2 (2.08%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.04%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (6.25%) Ansible
1 6 (6.25%) Puppet
1 6 (6.25%) Terraform
Vendors
1 22 (22.92%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.42%) Cognos
3 7 (7.29%) Tableau
4 4 (4.17%) Google
5 2 (2.08%) Alteryx
5 2 (2.08%) Citrix
5 2 (2.08%) JD Edwards
5 2 (2.08%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (2.08%) SAP
5 2 (2.08%) VMware
6 1 (1.04%) Oracle
6 1 (1.04%) Zoomdata
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HMRC
Salary: From £29,358 to £37,620 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £43000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
networx
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £42500.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Posted: 10 days ago
Coventry
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Coventry
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago