The table below looks at the statistics for Data Analysis skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Analysis over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analysis
Rank 167 164 172
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Permanent jobs citing Data Analysis 2040 2144 1851
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.84% 1.78% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.18% 2.16% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1560 1728 1424
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
93547 99412 88976
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.45% 82.68% 80.78%
Number of salaries quoted 76379 80564 73278
Average salary £50,000 £48,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% +7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Data Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Data Analysis within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Data Analysis
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Analysis within the UK.

Data Analysis Salary Trend in the UK

Data Analysis
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Analysis over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 within the UK.

Data Analysis Salary Histogram in the UK

Data Analysis
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 30 June 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -10 1875 £42,500 -5.55% 317
London -16 962 £52,500 +5.00% 146
South East +15 315 £40,000 -3.03% 40
City of London -8 218 £55,000 +6.79% 60
North West -2 135 £37,500 +15.38% 27
West Midlands -6 127 £37,500 - 21
East of England +26 107 £40,000 - 20
Manchester +16 93 £37,500 +25.00% 19
South West -13 78 £37,750 +7.85% 32
Scotland +38 70 £37,500 -11.76% 7
East Midlands +14 67 £41,000 +2.50% 14
Yorkshire -23 64 £37,500 +7.14% 12
Hampshire +9 63 £40,000 -1.23% 11
Kent +56 58 £32,500 -35.00% 2
Berkshire +7 57 £42,500 - 8
Surrey -17 57 £40,000 -5.88% 11
West Yorkshire -12 52 £37,750 +7.85% 8
Glasgow +20 46 £42,500 -5.55% 4
Nottinghamshire +17 43 £37,500 -6.25% 5
Nottingham +22 40 £39,000 +11.42% 5
Reading +19 38 £49,000 +15.29% 4
Buckinghamshire +7 36 £40,000 +2.56%
Leeds -9 35 £39,250 +18.04% 4
Birmingham -23 33 £37,500 -11.76% 9
Hertfordshire -7 30 £35,000 -12.50% 5
Milton Keynes -11 28 £35,000 -22.22%
Staffordshire +34 27 £34,500 -8.00%
Wiltshire -3 25 £40,000 -1.84% 7
Maidstone - 25 £32,500 -
Gloucestershire +7 24 £35,750 -4.66% 4

Data Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Data Analysis also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Data Analysis.

1 1878 (49.05%) SQL
2 1258 (32.85%) Finance
3 1134 (29.62%) Analytical Skills
4 1069 (27.92%) Business Intelligence
5 881 (23.01%) SQL Server
6 838 (21.89%) Analytics
7 826 (21.57%) Degree
8 750 (19.59%) MS Excel
9 694 (18.12%) Microsoft
10 666 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
11 601 (15.70%) Data Modelling
12 552 (14.42%) Agile Software Development
13 548 (14.31%) Oracle
14 517 (13.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 508 (13.27%) ETL
16 491 (12.82%) Project Management
17 434 (11.33%) Marketing
18 428 (11.18%) Banking
19 419 (10.94%) Business Analysis
20 405 (10.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 391 (10.21%) Data Management
22 367 (9.58%) Java
23 357 (9.32%) SAS
24 356 (9.30%) Big Data
25 352 (9.19%) T-SQL
26 335 (8.75%) C#
27 317 (8.28%) CRM
28 316 (8.25%) .NET
29 313 (8.17%) MS Office
30 312 (8.15%) Computer Science

Data Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Data Analysis also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Data Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 357 (9.32%) SAS
2 188 (4.91%) SharePoint
3 47 (1.23%) Apache Pig
4 42 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
5 28 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
5 28 (0.73%) Apache Spark
6 25 (0.65%) CMS
7 23 (0.60%) Apache
7 23 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
8 22 (0.57%) Tomcat
8 22 (0.57%) IIS
9 21 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
10 20 (0.52%) Confluence
11 15 (0.39%) MS Exchange
12 13 (0.34%) NetWeaver
13 7 (0.18%) MS Project Server
13 7 (0.18%) Apache Solr
14 6 (0.16%) Node.js
14 6 (0.16%) Joomla!
15 5 (0.13%) OpenStack
Applications
1 750 (19.59%) MS Excel
2 313 (8.17%) MS Office
3 200 (5.22%) SPSS
4 177 (4.62%) MS PowerPoint
5 129 (3.37%) MS Visio
6 66 (1.72%) MS Project
7 57 (1.49%) PowerPivot
8 49 (1.28%) Spreadsheet
9 16 (0.42%) Weka
10 15 (0.39%) InfoPath
11 14 (0.37%) Stata
12 7 (0.18%) FastStats
13 5 (0.13%) CPLEX
13 5 (0.13%) Photoshop
14 4 (0.10%) Mathematica
14 4 (0.10%) Vensim
15 3 (0.078%) Simulink
16 2 (0.052%) GNU Octave
17 1 (0.026%) Adobe Creative Suite
17 1 (0.026%) Maple
Business Applications
1 74 (1.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
3 18 (0.47%) Dynamics GP
3 18 (0.47%) Oracle General Ledger
4 13 (0.34%) thinkFolio
4 13 (0.34%) Oracle Retail
5 11 (0.29%) Markit EDM
5 11 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
5 11 (0.29%) SAP InfiniteInsight
5 11 (0.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 10 (0.26%) Cognos TM1
7 8 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
8 7 (0.18%) WebTrends
8 7 (0.18%) Eagle PACE
9 6 (0.16%) Advent Geneva
10 5 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
10 5 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
10 5 (0.13%) SAP MDM
11 4 (0.10%) Oracle ERP
11 4 (0.10%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 80 (2.09%) Google Analytics
2 65 (1.70%) Amazon AWS
3 49 (1.28%) SaaS
4 21 (0.55%) Office 365
5 18 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
5 18 (0.47%) Amazon S3
6 17 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
7 15 (0.39%) Amazon EMR
7 15 (0.39%) Adobe Analytics
8 9 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (0.13%) Silverpop
10 3 (0.078%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.052%) GitHub
11 2 (0.052%) SmartFocus
12 1 (0.026%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.026%) Force.com
12 1 (0.026%) Azure Machine Learning
12 1 (0.026%) Veeva
12 1 (0.026%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 62 (1.62%) Internet
2 37 (0.97%) Network Security
3 36 (0.94%) Firewall
4 33 (0.86%) TCP/IP
5 26 (0.68%) LAN
6 23 (0.60%) WAN
7 22 (0.57%) Intranet
8 17 (0.44%) Intrusion Detection
9 16 (0.42%) HTTP
10 15 (0.39%) VPN
11 14 (0.37%) MPLS
11 14 (0.37%) BGP
11 14 (0.37%) VoIP
11 14 (0.37%) Wireless
12 12 (0.31%) SMS
12 12 (0.31%) OSPF
13 11 (0.29%) EIGRP
13 11 (0.29%) SNMP
13 11 (0.29%) Cisco Nexus
14 10 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 881 (23.01%) SQL Server
2 666 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
3 517 (13.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 405 (10.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 356 (9.30%) Big Data
6 299 (7.81%) Data Mining
7 250 (6.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 250 (6.53%) Relational Database
8 216 (5.64%) QlikView
9 215 (5.62%) Hadoop
10 164 (4.28%) SQL Server 2008
11 100 (2.61%) SQL Server 2012
11 100 (2.61%) OLAP
12 96 (2.51%) NoSQL
13 89 (2.32%) Oracle Reports
14 82 (2.14%) Apache Hive
15 78 (2.04%) BusinessObjects
15 78 (2.04%) MySQL
16 77 (2.01%) MongoDB
17 70 (1.83%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 78 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 67 (1.75%) Visual Studio
3 40 (1.04%) ERwin
4 33 (0.86%) Toad
5 29 (0.76%) JIRA
6 28 (0.73%) Git (software)
7 19 (0.50%) Jenkins
8 18 (0.47%) Oracle APEX
8 18 (0.47%) Talend Open Studio
8 18 (0.47%) JUnit
9 17 (0.44%) Selenium
9 17 (0.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 15 (0.39%) Subversion
11 12 (0.31%) Oracle Forms
11 12 (0.31%) Yeoman
12 9 (0.24%) Jasmine
12 9 (0.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 9 (0.24%) Maven
12 9 (0.24%) Cucumber
13 8 (0.21%) EasyMock
General
1 1258 (32.85%) Finance
2 434 (11.33%) Marketing
3 428 (11.18%) Banking
4 267 (6.97%) Retail
5 154 (4.02%) Telecoms
6 135 (3.53%) Investment Banking
7 86 (2.25%) Advertising
8 75 (1.96%) Legal
9 61 (1.59%) Manufacturing
9 61 (1.59%) Back Office
10 60 (1.57%) Publishing
11 58 (1.51%) Billing
12 56 (1.46%) Electronics
13 51 (1.33%) Financial Institution
14 44 (1.15%) Front Office
15 37 (0.97%) Games
16 34 (0.89%) Law
17 33 (0.86%) Multimedia
18 24 (0.63%) French Language
19 23 (0.60%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 1837 (47.98%) Analyst
2 672 (17.55%) Developer
3 611 (15.96%) Business Analyst
4 603 (15.75%) Data Analyst
5 222 (5.80%) Consultant
6 167 (4.36%) Architect
7 163 (4.26%) Senior Analyst
7 163 (4.26%) Data Scientist
8 139 (3.63%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 136 (3.55%) MI Analyst
10 109 (2.85%) SQL Developer
11 105 (2.74%) Senior Developer
12 98 (2.56%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 93 (2.43%) Support Analyst
14 87 (2.27%) Analyst Developer
15 84 (2.19%) Data Architect
16 83 (2.17%) Junior
17 82 (2.14%) Data Manager
18 75 (1.96%) Systems Analyst
19 73 (1.91%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 316 (8.25%) .NET
2 166 (4.34%) HTML
3 126 (3.29%) ASP.NET
4 121 (3.16%) XML
5 90 (2.35%) CSS
6 69 (1.80%) jQuery
7 62 (1.62%) WCF
8 57 (1.49%) ASP.NET MVC
9 53 (1.38%) Web Services
10 48 (1.25%) HTML5
11 44 (1.15%) MDX
12 43 (1.12%) .NET Framework
13 39 (1.02%) AngularJS
14 35 (0.91%) REST
15 34 (0.89%) Spring
16 33 (0.86%) Entity Framework
17 27 (0.71%) Hibernate
18 24 (0.63%) KnockoutJS
19 23 (0.60%) D3.js
19 23 (0.60%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1134 (29.62%) Analytical Skills
2 312 (8.15%) Computer Science
3 299 (7.81%) Visualisation
4 286 (7.47%) Management Information System
5 282 (7.36%) Mathematics
5 282 (7.36%) Statistics
6 149 (3.89%) Algorithms
7 134 (3.50%) Data Integration
8 122 (3.19%) Data Structures
9 104 (2.72%) Data Extraction
10 97 (2.53%) User Experience
11 76 (1.98%) Economics
12 70 (1.83%) Social Media
13 66 (1.72%) Credit Risk
14 61 (1.59%) Physics
15 51 (1.33%) NHS
16 47 (1.23%) Reference Data
17 46 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
18 43 (1.12%) Derivative
19 40 (1.04%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 172 (4.49%) UNIX
1 172 (4.49%) Windows
2 167 (4.36%) Linux
3 33 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (0.65%) Windows 7
5 16 (0.42%) Windows XP
5 16 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (0.42%) Android
6 15 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (0.34%) Solaris
8 8 (0.21%) Apple iOS
8 8 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
9 7 (0.18%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.10%) AIX
11 3 (0.078%) Windows NT
11 3 (0.078%) Windows Vista
11 3 (0.078%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.052%) Windows Phone 8
12 2 (0.052%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.052%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1069 (27.92%) Business Intelligence
2 838 (21.89%) Analytics
3 601 (15.70%) Data Modelling
4 552 (14.42%) Agile Software Development
5 508 (13.27%) ETL
6 491 (12.82%) Project Management
7 419 (10.94%) Business Analysis
8 391 (10.21%) Data Management
9 317 (8.28%) CRM
10 233 (6.09%) Stakeholder Management
11 223 (5.82%) SDLC
12 202 (5.28%) PRINCE2
13 183 (4.78%) User Acceptance Testing
14 166 (4.34%) Data Architecture
15 162 (4.23%) ITIL
16 157 (4.10%) Data Analytics
17 156 (4.07%) Migration
18 150 (3.92%) Time Management
19 148 (3.87%) Change Management
20 146 (3.81%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1878 (49.05%) SQL
2 367 (9.58%) Java
3 352 (9.19%) T-SQL
4 335 (8.75%) C#
5 273 (7.13%) R
6 261 (6.82%) Python
7 227 (5.93%) JavaScript
8 226 (5.90%) VBA
9 141 (3.68%) C++
10 140 (3.66%) PL/SQL
11 109 (2.85%) C
12 85 (2.22%) MATLAB
13 81 (2.12%) VB
14 75 (1.96%) Shell Script
15 69 (1.80%) PHP
16 56 (1.46%) Perl
17 55 (1.44%) VB.NET
18 50 (1.31%) Scala
19 48 (1.25%) PowerShell
20 35 (0.91%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 826 (21.57%) Degree
2 95 (2.48%) PhD
3 79 (2.06%) ISEB
4 56 (1.46%) Security Cleared
5 49 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
6 44 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 21 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
8 20 (0.52%) PMI Certification
8 20 (0.52%) SC Cleared
9 19 (0.50%) ISTQB
10 18 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
11 17 (0.44%) CISA
12 16 (0.42%) CISSP
12 16 (0.42%) CCNP
12 16 (0.42%) MCP
13 15 (0.39%) MBA
13 15 (0.39%) MCITP
14 13 (0.34%) CISM
15 12 (0.31%) CIMA
16 11 (0.29%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 183 (4.78%) QA
2 114 (2.98%) Data Quality
3 71 (1.85%) SLA
4 32 (0.84%) CRD IV
5 23 (0.60%) Basel III
6 21 (0.55%) Basel II
6 21 (0.55%) MiFID
7 20 (0.52%) EMIR
8 15 (0.39%) ISO 9001
9 12 (0.31%) Solvency II
10 7 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 5 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 4 (0.10%) COBIT
13 3 (0.078%) TickIT
13 3 (0.078%) BS25999
13 3 (0.078%) PCI DSS
14 2 (0.052%) JSP 440
14 2 (0.052%) P3O
14 2 (0.052%) GxP
15 1 (0.026%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 32 (0.84%) Active Directory
2 25 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (0.31%) VirtualBox
4 10 (0.26%) HDFS
5 7 (0.18%) XenApp
6 6 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (0.13%) Slurm Workload Manager
7 5 (0.13%) LXC
7 5 (0.13%) KVM
7 5 (0.13%) Docker
7 5 (0.13%) Snort
7 5 (0.13%) Xen
7 5 (0.13%) Firmware
8 4 (0.10%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.078%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.078%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.078%) XenServer
9 3 (0.078%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.078%) vSphere
10 1 (0.026%) iptables
Systems Management
1 26 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (0.34%) Vagrant
3 10 (0.26%) SCCM
4 9 (0.24%) TrustSec
5 8 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 5 (0.13%) CiscoWorks
6 5 (0.13%) Mesos
7 4 (0.10%) Oracle EDQ
8 3 (0.078%) XenMobile
8 3 (0.078%) Control-M
8 3 (0.078%) Nessus
8 3 (0.078%) SCOM
9 1 (0.026%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.026%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.026%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.026%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.026%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.026%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 694 (18.12%) Microsoft
2 548 (14.31%) Oracle
3 237 (6.19%) Tableau
4 236 (6.16%) SAP
5 204 (5.33%) Business Objects
6 148 (3.87%) IBM
7 134 (3.50%) Cognos
8 103 (2.69%) Teradata
9 96 (2.51%) Informatica
10 95 (2.48%) Google
11 72 (1.88%) Salesforce.com
12 48 (1.25%) MicroStrategy
13 41 (1.07%) Netezza
14 39 (1.02%) Cisco
15 35 (0.91%) Ab Initio
16 31 (0.81%) VMware
17 30 (0.78%) Splunk
18 29 (0.76%) CA
19 26 (0.68%) Siebel
20 25 (0.65%) Adobe
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Salary: £24,000 - £31,000 DOE
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 1 hour ago
Swindon
Nationwide
Salary: £40721 - £52032 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Experian
Salary: bonus, pension
Posted: 2 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 2 hours ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £80,000 - £100,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £52,000 - £80,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25500.00 - £29500.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Atherstone, Warwickshire
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Salary: Competitive salary and benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000.00 - £67000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
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A L D Automotive Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000.00 - £67000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Trowbridge, Wiltshire
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Salary: £38000 per annum + benefits
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The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35 to £45,000 per annum
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Trowbridge, Wiltshire
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Salary: £27000 - £30000 Per Annum + bonus + certifications + benefit
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Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago