The median annual salary for a Data Analyst was £28,750 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 24 April 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
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 174 209 193
Rank change year-on-year +35 -16  
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Analyst 43 36 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.89% 0.58% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 0.60% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 39 32 32
Median salary £28,750 £32,500 £30,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.53% +5.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £19,100 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £44,750 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +1.53%  

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 4704 6013 5222
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 97.15% 96.30% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 3947 4812 4438
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Data Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands that featured Data Analyst in the job title.

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 3 months to 24 April 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 3 months to 24 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +44 25 £27,500 -21.42% 3
Solihull -16 6 £30,000 -7.69% 2
Warwickshire +28 5 £42,500 +30.76% 2
Coventry +4 2 £22,500 +18.42%
West Bromwich - 2 £25,000 -
Shropshire +11 1 - -
Worcestershire -5 1 £23,500 -32.85% 2
Data Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 60 (75.95%) SQL
2 37 (46.84%) Microsoft Excel
3 29 (36.71%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (35.44%) Data Analysis
5 27 (34.18%) SQL Server
6 21 (26.58%) Business Intelligence
6 21 (26.58%) Finance
6 21 (26.58%) Analytics
7 15 (18.99%) Microsoft
8 12 (15.19%) Cognos
8 12 (15.19%) Data Quality
9 11 (13.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (13.92%) Degree
9 11 (13.92%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (13.92%) SAS
10 10 (12.66%) VBA
10 10 (12.66%) ETL
10 10 (12.66%) Marketing
10 10 (12.66%) Algorithms
11 9 (11.39%) CRM
11 9 (11.39%) Data Modelling
11 9 (11.39%) BusinessObjects
11 9 (11.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (8.86%) Data Structures
12 7 (8.86%) Relational Database
12 7 (8.86%) Spreadsheet
12 7 (8.86%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (7.59%) Migration
13 6 (7.59%) Statistics
13 6 (7.59%) R

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 11 (13.92%) SAS
2 3 (3.80%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 37 (46.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (8.86%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (3.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (3.80%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.53%) Simulink
5 2 (2.53%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.53%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (34.18%) SQL Server
2 11 (13.92%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (13.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (11.39%) BusinessObjects
3 9 (11.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (8.86%) Relational Database
5 5 (6.33%) MySQL
5 5 (6.33%) RDBMS
6 4 (5.06%) MS Access
7 3 (3.80%) Big Data
7 3 (3.80%) Hadoop
7 3 (3.80%) MongoDB
7 3 (3.80%) NoSQL
7 3 (3.80%) QlikView
7 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (2.53%) Data Mart
8 2 (2.53%) Data Mining
8 2 (2.53%) Star Schema
9 1 (1.27%) Power BI
9 1 (1.27%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 3 (3.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 21 (26.58%) Finance
2 10 (12.66%) Marketing
3 5 (6.33%) Games
4 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.27%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.33%) CSS
1 5 (6.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (36.71%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (12.66%) Algorithms
3 7 (8.86%) Data Structures
4 5 (6.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.27%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.27%) Smart Home
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (35.44%) Data Analysis
2 21 (26.58%) Analytics
2 21 (26.58%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (12.66%) ETL
4 9 (11.39%) CRM
4 9 (11.39%) Data Modelling
5 7 (8.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (7.59%) Migration
6 6 (7.59%) Statistics
7 5 (6.33%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (6.33%) Commercial Data Analysis
7 5 (6.33%) Customer Engagement
7 5 (6.33%) Data Mapping
7 5 (6.33%) Data Migration
7 5 (6.33%) ETL Development
7 5 (6.33%) Statistical Analysis
7 5 (6.33%) Statistical Modelling
8 4 (5.06%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (5.06%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (5.06%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 60 (75.95%) SQL
2 10 (12.66%) VBA
3 6 (7.59%) R
4 5 (6.33%) Python
5 3 (3.80%) VB
6 2 (2.53%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (13.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.19%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.27%) PMO
2 1 (1.27%) QA
2 1 (1.27%) SLA
Vendors
1 15 (18.99%) Microsoft
2 12 (15.19%) Cognos
3 6 (7.59%) Tableau
4 4 (5.06%) Oracle
5 2 (2.53%) Google
6 1 (1.27%) Alteryx
6 1 (1.27%) IBM
6 1 (1.27%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.27%) SAP
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Linking Humans Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
The SmartList
Posted: 12 days ago
Kidderminster, Worcestershire
The SmartList
Posted: 12 days ago
Warwickshire
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £47,112 per year + .
Posted: 12 days ago
Solihull
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 18 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 18 days ago