Period
to 22 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Data Analyst was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 201 229 188
Rank change year-on-year +28 -41 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Analyst 118 94 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.20% 0.91% 1.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 0.94% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 106 81 94
West Midlands median annual salary £32,500 £29,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.07% -13.43% +15.52%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £44,375 £44,750 £50,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.00% +1.35%

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

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 9,484 10,008 10,149
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.71% 96.90% 97.02%
Number of salaries quoted 7,557 7,948 8,506
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,750 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 22 January 2018.

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 22 January 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 +40 62 £32,500 - 4
Staffordshire +12 13 £35,500 +61.36%
Warwickshire -4 12 £37,500 +29.31% 2
Coventry -1 9 £30,000 -25.93% 2
Halesowen - 5 £42,500 -
Solihull - 4 £30,250 -
Worcestershire +6 3 £27,500 -35.29% 1
Shropshire +4 2 - -
Walsall 0 2 £29,125 -21.28%
Data Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 83 (70.34%) SQL
2 55 (46.61%) Microsoft Excel
3 34 (28.81%) Data Analysis
4 32 (27.12%) Analytics
5 31 (26.27%) Analytical Skills
5 31 (26.27%) SQL Server
6 29 (24.58%) Business Intelligence
7 24 (20.34%) Degree
7 24 (20.34%) Visualisation
8 22 (18.64%) Data Quality
9 21 (17.80%) Microsoft
10 20 (16.95%) SAS
10 20 (16.95%) Data Management
10 20 (16.95%) Validation
10 20 (16.95%) Data Visualisation
11 17 (14.41%) ETL
12 16 (13.56%) Data Modelling
12 16 (13.56%) VBA
13 14 (11.86%) Finance
14 13 (11.02%) CRM
14 13 (11.02%) Marketing
15 12 (10.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 12 (10.17%) Data Warehouse
15 12 (10.17%) SLA
15 12 (10.17%) Machine Learning
15 12 (10.17%) R
16 11 (9.32%) Tableau
16 11 (9.32%) Python
16 11 (9.32%) Statistics
17 10 (8.47%) Kanban

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 20 (16.95%) SAS
2 5 (4.24%) Apache Spark
2 5 (4.24%) SharePoint
Applications
1 55 (46.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (6.78%) SPSS
3 7 (5.93%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (5.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.93%) SaaS
2 4 (3.39%) Office 365
3 3 (2.54%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.85%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.85%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.85%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.24%) Firewall
1 5 (4.24%) LAN
1 5 (4.24%) WAN
2 1 (0.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (26.27%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.17%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (10.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (7.63%) Hadoop
3 9 (7.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (5.93%) QlikView
5 6 (5.08%) Data Mining
5 6 (5.08%) MS Access
5 6 (5.08%) MySQL
6 5 (4.24%) Apache Hive
6 5 (4.24%) Power BI
6 5 (4.24%) Sqoop
7 4 (3.39%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (1.69%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 2 (1.69%) GIS
8 2 (1.69%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.69%) SAP BW
8 2 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.85%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 14 (11.86%) Finance
2 13 (11.02%) Marketing
3 6 (5.08%) Games
4 3 (2.54%) Automotive
4 3 (2.54%) Banking
5 1 (0.85%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.93%) HTML
2 5 (4.24%) CSS
3 2 (1.69%) Web Services
4 1 (0.85%) .NET
4 1 (0.85%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 31 (26.27%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.63%) Management Information System
3 8 (6.78%) Computer Science
3 8 (6.78%) Data Structures
4 7 (5.93%) Data Centre
5 6 (5.08%) Reference Data
6 5 (4.24%) Algorithms
6 5 (4.24%) BBC
7 2 (1.69%) Analytical Mindset
7 2 (1.69%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.85%) FMCG
8 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Licensing
8 1 (0.85%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.78%) Windows
2 5 (4.24%) Windows Server
2 5 (4.24%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.85%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (28.81%) Data Analysis
2 32 (27.12%) Analytics
3 29 (24.58%) Business Intelligence
4 24 (20.34%) Visualisation
5 20 (16.95%) Data Management
5 20 (16.95%) Data Visualisation
5 20 (16.95%) Validation
6 17 (14.41%) ETL
7 16 (13.56%) Data Modelling
8 13 (11.02%) CRM
9 12 (10.17%) Machine Learning
10 11 (9.32%) Statistics
11 10 (8.47%) Data Analytics
11 10 (8.47%) Data Governance
11 10 (8.47%) ERP
11 10 (8.47%) Kanban
12 9 (7.63%) Customer Analytics
12 9 (7.63%) Mathematics
13 7 (5.93%) Statistical Modelling
14 6 (5.08%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 83 (70.34%) SQL
2 16 (13.56%) VBA
3 12 (10.17%) R
4 11 (9.32%) Python
5 2 (1.69%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.85%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.85%) VB
6 1 (0.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (20.34%) Degree
2 8 (6.78%) PhD
3 6 (5.08%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (4.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (1.69%) CCNA
5 2 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.69%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.85%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (18.64%) Data Quality
2 12 (10.17%) SLA
3 6 (5.08%) QA
System Software
1 7 (5.93%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (4.24%) Oozie
2 1 (0.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (17.80%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.32%) Tableau
3 10 (8.47%) JD Edwards
4 9 (7.63%) Oracle
5 7 (5.93%) Citrix
5 7 (5.93%) VMware
6 3 (2.54%) SAP
6 3 (2.54%) Zoomdata
7 2 (1.69%) Teradata
8 1 (0.85%) Adobe
8 1 (0.85%) Cognos
8 1 (0.85%) Google
8 1 (0.85%) Jedox
8 1 (0.85%) Snowplow