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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analysis
Rank 185 177 167
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -10
Permanent jobs citing Data Analysis 1850 1989 1903
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.67% 1.65% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.01% 2.01% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1491 1582 1504
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

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
92198 99056 90547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.20% 82.02% 80.15%
Number of salaries quoted 74623 79502 74331
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -7 1739 £42,500 -5.55% 305
London +1 890 £52,500 - 147
South East -56 268 £35,000 -17.64% 48
City of London +20 224 £50,000 -4.76% 53
North West +35 159 £35,000 +7.69% 23
East of England +24 118 £42,250 +13.42% 17
Manchester +80 113 £37,000 +27.58% 12
Yorkshire +22 102 £32,750 -12.66% 12
West Yorkshire +22 85 £34,000 -15.00% 8
West Midlands -11 80 £37,500 -11.76% 9
Leeds +42 74 £32,500 -13.33% 6
South West -39 73 £36,000 -4.00% 26
Buckinghamshire +44 68 £31,000 -22.50% 9
Milton Keynes +31 54 £30,000 -16.79% 5
Hampshire -18 51 £44,000 +25.71% 10
Cambridgeshire +28 45 £51,250 +60.91% 8
Berkshire -26 44 £45,000 +5.88% 7
Scotland +5 42 £37,500 -11.76% 13
Surrey -52 42 £40,000 -11.11% 4
East Midlands +10 34 £37,500 -1.31% 21
Cheshire -21 32 £27,500 -21.42% 5
Cambridge +24 29 £52,500 +64.83% 4
Glasgow +3 29 £37,500 -11.76% 4
Southampton +5 27 £45,250 +29.28% 5
Birmingham +4 27 £37,500 -21.05% 1
Essex +11 26 £50,000 +33.33% 2
Bristol -3 26 £45,000 - 10
Reading -10 24 £49,500 +23.75% 5
Kent +19 22 £32,500 -7.14% 6
Hertfordshire -27 20 £32,500 -16.12% 4

Data Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 1686 (45.72%) SQL
2 1192 (32.32%) Finance
3 1058 (28.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1002 (27.17%) Business Intelligence
5 873 (23.67%) SQL Server
6 833 (22.59%) Degree
7 777 (21.07%) Analytics
8 750 (20.34%) MS Excel
9 701 (19.01%) Microsoft
10 577 (15.65%) Data Warehouse
11 575 (15.59%) Data Modelling
12 540 (14.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 505 (13.69%) Oracle
14 503 (13.64%) ETL
15 479 (12.99%) Agile Software Development
16 470 (12.74%) Project Management
17 447 (12.12%) Marketing
18 420 (11.39%) Business Analysis
19 414 (11.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 383 (10.39%) Data Management
21 374 (10.14%) Banking
22 347 (9.41%) SAS
23 344 (9.33%) C#
24 338 (9.16%) .NET
25 336 (9.11%) T-SQL
26 333 (9.03%) CRM
27 327 (8.87%) Data Mining
28 316 (8.57%) MS Office
29 298 (8.08%) Java
30 284 (7.70%) Relational Database

Data Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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
1 347 (9.41%) SAS
2 175 (4.75%) SharePoint
3 47 (1.27%) Apache Pig
4 42 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
5 34 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
6 28 (0.76%) Apache Spark
7 27 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
8 24 (0.65%) CMS
9 23 (0.62%) MS Exchange
10 21 (0.57%) IIS
11 20 (0.54%) Tomcat
12 19 (0.52%) Apache
13 16 (0.43%) Confluence
14 12 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
14 12 (0.33%) WebSphere
15 11 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2007
16 10 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
17 6 (0.16%) Node.js
17 6 (0.16%) MS Project Server
17 6 (0.16%) Joomla!
Applications
1 750 (20.34%) MS Excel
2 316 (8.57%) MS Office
3 181 (4.91%) SPSS
4 177 (4.80%) MS PowerPoint
5 137 (3.71%) MS Visio
6 85 (2.30%) MS Project
7 78 (2.11%) PowerPivot
8 43 (1.17%) Spreadsheet
9 28 (0.76%) Weka
10 12 (0.33%) FastStats
10 12 (0.33%) Stata
11 10 (0.27%) Photoshop
12 9 (0.24%) CPLEX
13 6 (0.16%) InfoPath
13 6 (0.16%) Simulink
14 3 (0.081%) S-PLUS
14 3 (0.081%) Mathematica
15 2 (0.054%) Adobe Illustrator
16 1 (0.027%) Vensim
16 1 (0.027%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 90 (2.44%) Google Analytics
2 65 (1.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 22 (0.60%) Markit EDM
4 16 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
5 14 (0.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 14 (0.38%) Cognos TM1
6 13 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
7 12 (0.33%) SAP ERP
7 12 (0.33%) SAP InfiniteInsight
8 11 (0.30%) Dynamics GP
8 11 (0.30%) Oracle General Ledger
8 11 (0.30%) Oracle Retail
8 11 (0.30%) SiteCatalyst
9 9 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
10 8 (0.22%) assyst
10 8 (0.22%) Radian6
10 8 (0.22%) OpenX
11 7 (0.19%) Hyperion Planning
12 6 (0.16%) Eagle PACE
12 6 (0.16%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 49 (1.33%) SaaS
2 38 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (0.79%) Office 365
4 15 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
5 14 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
5 14 (0.38%) Amazon S3
6 11 (0.30%) Amazon EMR
7 9 (0.24%) Silverpop
8 8 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (0.081%) SmartFocus
11 2 (0.054%) PaaS
12 1 (0.027%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.027%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 48 (1.30%) Internet
2 37 (1.00%) Firewall
3 27 (0.73%) Network Security
4 25 (0.68%) TCP/IP
5 24 (0.65%) WAN
6 20 (0.54%) LAN
7 19 (0.52%) Intranet
8 18 (0.49%) VPN
8 18 (0.49%) FTP
9 16 (0.43%) MPLS
10 15 (0.41%) Wireless
11 14 (0.38%) Intrusion Detection
11 14 (0.38%) OSPF
11 14 (0.38%) BGP
11 14 (0.38%) HTTP
11 14 (0.38%) SMS
11 14 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
12 12 (0.33%) VoIP
13 10 (0.27%) SNMP
13 10 (0.27%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 873 (23.67%) SQL Server
2 577 (15.65%) Data Warehouse
3 540 (14.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 414 (11.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 327 (8.87%) Data Mining
6 284 (7.70%) Relational Database
7 265 (7.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 257 (6.97%) Big Data
9 203 (5.50%) Hadoop
10 193 (5.23%) SQL Server 2008
11 155 (4.20%) QlikView
12 112 (3.04%) SQL Server 2012
13 99 (2.68%) NoSQL
13 99 (2.68%) MySQL
14 90 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
15 81 (2.20%) MS Access
16 79 (2.14%) Apache Hive
17 74 (2.01%) RDBMS
18 73 (1.98%) Oracle Database
19 70 (1.90%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 77 (2.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 56 (1.52%) Visual Studio
3 33 (0.89%) ERwin
4 26 (0.70%) JIRA
5 25 (0.68%) Talend Open Studio
6 20 (0.54%) Git (software)
6 20 (0.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 19 (0.52%) Subversion
7 19 (0.52%) Toad
8 18 (0.49%) Selenium
9 14 (0.38%) Jenkins
10 12 (0.33%) Cucumber
11 11 (0.30%) Yeoman
12 10 (0.27%) Maven
13 6 (0.16%) Dreamweaver
14 5 (0.14%) JUnit
14 5 (0.14%) ClearCase
14 5 (0.14%) JsTestDriver
14 5 (0.14%) Calabash
15 4 (0.11%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 1192 (32.32%) Finance
2 447 (12.12%) Marketing
3 374 (10.14%) Banking
4 240 (6.51%) Retail
5 127 (3.44%) Investment Banking
6 111 (3.01%) Telecoms
7 86 (2.33%) Advertising
8 58 (1.57%) Legal
9 56 (1.52%) Manufacturing
10 48 (1.30%) Electronics
11 46 (1.25%) Financial Institution
11 46 (1.25%) Billing
12 45 (1.22%) Games
13 42 (1.14%) Back Office
14 40 (1.08%) Publishing
15 29 (0.79%) Front Office
16 28 (0.76%) Law
17 26 (0.70%) Military
18 25 (0.68%) Aerospace
19 23 (0.62%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1814 (49.19%) Analyst
2 645 (17.49%) Business Analyst
3 621 (16.84%) Data Analyst
4 585 (15.86%) Developer
5 212 (5.75%) Consultant
6 151 (4.09%) Senior Analyst
7 146 (3.96%) Data Scientist
8 136 (3.69%) Architect
9 131 (3.55%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 128 (3.47%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 91 (2.47%) SQL Developer
12 85 (2.30%) Support Analyst
13 84 (2.28%) MI Analyst
14 78 (2.11%) Data Consultant
15 76 (2.06%) Systems Analyst
16 74 (2.01%) Data Manager
17 73 (1.98%) Junior
18 71 (1.93%) Senior Developer
18 71 (1.93%) Administrator
18 71 (1.93%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 338 (9.16%) .NET
2 158 (4.28%) HTML
3 153 (4.15%) ASP.NET
4 117 (3.17%) XML
5 71 (1.93%) CSS
6 63 (1.71%) WCF
7 61 (1.65%) ASP.NET MVC
8 55 (1.49%) .NET Framework
9 53 (1.44%) jQuery
10 46 (1.25%) Web Services
11 41 (1.11%) MDX
11 41 (1.11%) Entity Framework
12 39 (1.06%) HTML5
13 31 (0.84%) RESTful
14 27 (0.73%) Cascading
15 25 (0.68%) ASP.NET Web API
16 24 (0.65%) Spring
17 23 (0.62%) REST
17 23 (0.62%) Natural Language Processing
18 22 (0.60%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1058 (28.69%) Analytical Skills
2 279 (7.57%) Visualisation
3 278 (7.54%) Computer Science
4 275 (7.46%) Mathematics
5 263 (7.13%) Management Information System
6 261 (7.08%) Statistics
7 182 (4.93%) Algorithms
8 138 (3.74%) Data Integration
9 114 (3.09%) Data Structures
10 96 (2.60%) Data Extraction
11 80 (2.17%) Economics
12 69 (1.87%) User Experience
13 68 (1.84%) Credit Risk
14 50 (1.36%) Social Media
15 43 (1.17%) Physics
16 42 (1.14%) Derivative
16 42 (1.14%) Open Source
17 41 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
17 41 (1.11%) Reference Data
18 36 (0.98%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 172 (4.66%) Windows
2 117 (3.17%) UNIX
3 109 (2.96%) Linux
4 48 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 47 (1.27%) Windows 7
6 30 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 28 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 25 (0.68%) Windows XP
9 20 (0.54%) Android
10 10 (0.27%) Apple iOS
10 10 (0.27%) Windows 8
11 9 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
12 5 (0.14%) Solaris
13 3 (0.081%) Windows Vista
13 3 (0.081%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.081%) Windows NT
14 2 (0.054%) Windows Phone 8
14 2 (0.054%) Windows Phone
14 2 (0.054%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.054%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1002 (27.17%) Business Intelligence
2 777 (21.07%) Analytics
3 575 (15.59%) Data Modelling
4 503 (13.64%) ETL
5 479 (12.99%) Agile Software Development
6 470 (12.74%) Project Management
7 420 (11.39%) Business Analysis
8 383 (10.39%) Data Management
9 333 (9.03%) CRM
10 197 (5.34%) Stakeholder Management
11 178 (4.83%) User Acceptance Testing
12 177 (4.80%) PRINCE2
13 168 (4.56%) ITIL
14 167 (4.53%) Migration
15 160 (4.34%) Data Analytics
16 142 (3.85%) Time Management
17 141 (3.82%) Change Management
18 137 (3.71%) Software Engineering
19 133 (3.61%) Continuous Improvement
19 133 (3.61%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 1686 (45.72%) SQL
2 344 (9.33%) C#
3 336 (9.11%) T-SQL
4 298 (8.08%) Java
5 248 (6.72%) Python
6 236 (6.40%) R
7 233 (6.32%) VBA
8 192 (5.21%) JavaScript
9 162 (4.39%) C++
10 112 (3.04%) C
11 82 (2.22%) MATLAB
12 80 (2.17%) PL/SQL
13 75 (2.03%) VB
14 65 (1.76%) PHP
15 58 (1.57%) Perl
16 52 (1.41%) Scala
17 48 (1.30%) VB.NET
18 40 (1.08%) Ruby
19 35 (0.95%) Shell Script
19 35 (0.95%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 833 (22.59%) Degree
2 128 (3.47%) PhD
3 78 (2.11%) ISEB
4 64 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 58 (1.57%) Security Cleared
6 27 (0.73%) MCP
6 27 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 22 (0.60%) SC Cleared
8 20 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
9 19 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
10 17 (0.46%) CISA
10 17 (0.46%) PMI Certification
11 16 (0.43%) CCNP
11 16 (0.43%) ISTQB
12 14 (0.38%) MCSE
13 13 (0.35%) MCITP
14 12 (0.33%) Oracle Certification
15 10 (0.27%) OCP
16 9 (0.24%) CISSP
16 9 (0.24%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 199 (5.40%) QA
2 106 (2.87%) Data Quality
3 88 (2.39%) SLA
4 21 (0.57%) CRD IV
5 18 (0.49%) Basel III
6 16 (0.43%) Basel II
7 15 (0.41%) MiFID
7 15 (0.41%) EMIR
8 11 (0.30%) ISO 9001
9 9 (0.24%) COBIT
10 8 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 6 (0.16%) Solvency II
12 5 (0.14%) GAMP
13 4 (0.11%) GxP
14 3 (0.081%) 21 CFR Part 11
14 3 (0.081%) COREP
14 3 (0.081%) FINREP
15 2 (0.054%) Dodd-Frank
15 2 (0.054%) P3O
16 1 (0.027%) BS25999
System Software
1 29 (0.79%) Active Directory
1 29 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (0.35%) HDFS
3 11 (0.30%) VirtualBox
4 8 (0.22%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.14%) KVM
5 5 (0.14%) Docker
5 5 (0.14%) Xen
5 5 (0.14%) LXC
5 5 (0.14%) Slurm Workload Manager
6 3 (0.081%) XenApp
6 3 (0.081%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.081%) vSphere
6 3 (0.081%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.081%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.081%) Snort
7 2 (0.054%) Firmware
7 2 (0.054%) NFS
Systems Management
1 18 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (0.30%) Vagrant
3 10 (0.27%) SCCM
3 10 (0.27%) CiscoWorks
4 9 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 8 (0.22%) SCOM
5 8 (0.22%) Oracle EDQ
6 5 (0.14%) Mesos
7 4 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.11%) Puppet
7 4 (0.11%) Cisco CUCM
8 3 (0.081%) XenMobile
9 2 (0.054%) Control-M
10 1 (0.027%) MOM
10 1 (0.027%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 701 (19.01%) Microsoft
2 505 (13.69%) Oracle
3 219 (5.94%) SAP
4 201 (5.45%) Tableau
5 165 (4.47%) Business Objects
6 135 (3.66%) IBM
7 111 (3.01%) Cognos
7 111 (3.01%) Teradata
8 95 (2.58%) Google
9 93 (2.52%) Informatica
10 56 (1.52%) Netezza
11 48 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
12 43 (1.17%) Cisco
13 40 (1.08%) MicroStrategy
14 37 (1.00%) Ab Initio
15 34 (0.92%) Adobe
15 34 (0.92%) Omniture
16 32 (0.87%) Siebel
17 30 (0.81%) CA
18 29 (0.79%) VMware
Edinburgh, Midlothian
PwC
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
PwC
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
East London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £33000 - £37000 per annum + Execllent Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Execllent Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Harnham
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Harnham 1
Posted: 13 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Capita
Salary: Pension
Posted: 17 hours ago
West London
Hudson IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Truphone
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum cool benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bonus & Package
Posted: Yesterday
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + benefits & discounts
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
UK
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stroud, Gloucestershire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: £50,000 to £55,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50k - 130k + benefits + bonus plus attractive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago