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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Analysis
Rank 172 203 201
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -2
Permanent jobs citing Data Analysis 1932 1572 1598
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.74% 1.44% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.11% 1.76% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1544 1200 1329
Average salary £43,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

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
91483 89221 91345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.29% 81.86% 79.59%
Number of salaries quoted 75482 71477 77760
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 22 December 2014 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 22 December 2014. 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 +32 1847 £43,500 -3.33% 232
London +29 869 £50,000 -4.76% 109
South East +58 369 £40,000 - 42
City of London +34 227 £51,500 -14.16% 47
North West +44 134 £32,500 +4.83% 12
East of England +2 124 £40,000 +14.28% 12
West Midlands -5 114 £37,500 +7.14% 13
South West +22 111 £35,000 -6.04% 14
Manchester +43 105 £32,500 +8.33% 8
Surrey +7 87 £42,500 - 6
Berkshire +50 76 £40,000 - 6
Yorkshire -15 68 £32,500 -18.75% 14
Hampshire -5 59 £35,750 +2.14% 9
Cambridgeshire +31 55 £43,000 +10.96% 4
West Yorkshire -6 53 £32,500 +0.77% 10
Scotland +19 52 £43,000 +4.24% 15
Bristol +34 46 £35,000 -7.28% 7
Oxfordshire +37 43 £50,000 +16.95% 4
East Midlands +18 39 £36,000 +25.21% 9
Kent +11 38 £37,500 -11.76% 2
Buckinghamshire +23 36 £37,500 +5.63% 7
Cambridge +19 32 £43,000 +22.85% 1
Birmingham -15 32 £36,250 -2.02% 4
Reading +5 31 £46,500 +20.77% 2
Leeds -1 30 £34,000 -15.00% 5
Essex -2 30 £45,000 +50.00% 2
Oxford +31 29 £50,000 -15.25% 1
Coventry +15 27 £35,500 +18.33% 3
Edinburgh +6 27 £45,000 -13.46% 7
Milton Keynes +22 24 £32,000 +2.40% 6

Data Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 1883 (48.36%) SQL
2 1245 (31.97%) Finance
3 952 (24.45%) Business Intelligence
4 944 (24.24%) SQL Server
5 899 (23.09%) Analytical Skills
6 853 (21.91%) Degree
7 766 (19.67%) Analytics
8 753 (19.34%) Microsoft
9 682 (17.51%) MS Excel
10 588 (15.10%) Agile Software Development
11 557 (14.30%) Oracle
12 548 (14.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 547 (14.05%) Data Warehouse
14 501 (12.87%) Data Modelling
15 474 (12.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 471 (12.10%) ETL
17 429 (11.02%) Project Management
18 425 (10.91%) Marketing
19 411 (10.55%) Business Analysis
20 377 (9.68%) SAS
21 341 (8.76%) Java
22 334 (8.58%) Data Mining
23 327 (8.40%) T-SQL
24 324 (8.32%) CRM
25 315 (8.09%) Relational Database
26 313 (8.04%) Banking
27 312 (8.01%) Mathematics
28 296 (7.60%) Data Management
28 296 (7.60%) MS Office
29 293 (7.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services

Data Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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
1 377 (9.68%) SAS
2 185 (4.75%) SharePoint
3 37 (0.95%) Apache Pig
4 31 (0.80%) CMS
5 27 (0.69%) IIS
6 23 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
7 21 (0.54%) Tomcat
8 19 (0.49%) JBoss
9 18 (0.46%) MS Exchange
9 18 (0.46%) Apache Spark
10 17 (0.44%) Apache
11 16 (0.41%) WebSphere
11 16 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
11 16 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
12 13 (0.33%) Alfresco
13 12 (0.31%) Documentum
14 11 (0.28%) WebLogic
15 10 (0.26%) Lync
16 9 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
16 9 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 682 (17.51%) MS Excel
2 296 (7.60%) MS Office
3 160 (4.11%) SPSS
4 151 (3.88%) MS PowerPoint
5 100 (2.57%) MS Visio
6 95 (2.44%) PowerPivot
7 52 (1.34%) MS Project
8 37 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
9 22 (0.56%) FastStats
10 20 (0.51%) CPLEX
11 16 (0.41%) Photoshop
11 16 (0.41%) Weka
12 12 (0.31%) Simulink
13 8 (0.21%) Stata
14 6 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
15 3 (0.077%) InDesign
15 3 (0.077%) S-PLUS
16 2 (0.051%) Mathematica
17 1 (0.026%) Maple
17 1 (0.026%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 105 (2.70%) Google Analytics
2 40 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
3 24 (0.62%) WebTrends
4 21 (0.54%) Cognos TM1
5 20 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
5 20 (0.51%) SiteCatalyst
6 18 (0.46%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 15 (0.39%) SAP InfiniteInsight
7 15 (0.39%) Markit EDM
8 13 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
9 11 (0.28%) Oracle Retail
10 9 (0.23%) SAP ERP
10 9 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
11 8 (0.21%) Summit
11 8 (0.21%) assyst
11 8 (0.21%) Front Arena
11 8 (0.21%) RMDS
11 8 (0.21%) 3000 Xtra
11 8 (0.21%) Bloomberg TOMS
11 8 (0.21%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 62 (1.59%) SaaS
2 28 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
3 25 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
4 21 (0.54%) Office 365
5 15 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (0.21%) SuccessFactors
7 6 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (0.077%) PaaS
8 3 (0.077%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.051%) MailChimp
9 2 (0.051%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.026%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 75 (1.93%) Internet
2 60 (1.54%) Firewall
3 53 (1.36%) TCP/IP
4 43 (1.10%) LAN
5 38 (0.98%) WAN
6 35 (0.90%) VPN
7 28 (0.72%) Network Security
8 26 (0.67%) Multicast
8 26 (0.67%) DNS
8 26 (0.67%) SAN
9 24 (0.62%) MPLS
9 24 (0.62%) OSPF
9 24 (0.62%) BGP
9 24 (0.62%) VLAN
10 23 (0.59%) Ethernet
11 20 (0.51%) Intranet
12 19 (0.49%) iSCSI
13 18 (0.46%) Wireless
14 17 (0.44%) DHCP
15 16 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 944 (24.24%) SQL Server
2 548 (14.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 547 (14.05%) Data Warehouse
4 474 (12.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 334 (8.58%) Data Mining
6 315 (8.09%) Relational Database
7 293 (7.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 222 (5.70%) SQL Server 2008
9 221 (5.68%) Big Data
10 164 (4.21%) Hadoop
11 152 (3.90%) Oracle Database
12 109 (2.80%) Crystal Reports
13 108 (2.77%) QlikView
14 105 (2.70%) MySQL
14 105 (2.70%) MS Access
15 88 (2.26%) NoSQL
16 85 (2.18%) Oracle Database 11g
17 75 (1.93%) SQL Server 2012
18 72 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
19 70 (1.80%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 54 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 42 (1.08%) Git (software)
3 40 (1.03%) Visual Studio
4 32 (0.82%) Subversion
5 28 (0.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 21 (0.54%) ERwin
7 19 (0.49%) Cucumber
8 17 (0.44%) LSMW
8 17 (0.44%) Selenium
9 16 (0.41%) Toad
10 15 (0.39%) Talend Open Studio
11 14 (0.36%) JIRA
11 14 (0.36%) Jenkins
12 12 (0.31%) Maven
13 11 (0.28%) Eclipse
14 10 (0.26%) Dreamweaver
14 10 (0.26%) Mercurial
15 9 (0.23%) Visual Studio Team System
16 8 (0.21%) SpecFlow
17 7 (0.18%) JsTestDriver
General
1 1245 (31.97%) Finance
2 425 (10.91%) Marketing
3 313 (8.04%) Banking
4 240 (6.16%) Retail
5 112 (2.88%) Investment Banking
6 100 (2.57%) Advertising
7 98 (2.52%) Telecoms
8 90 (2.31%) Legal
9 66 (1.69%) Publishing
10 61 (1.57%) Law
11 50 (1.28%) Front Office
12 48 (1.23%) Manufacturing
13 47 (1.21%) Games
14 40 (1.03%) Back Office
15 36 (0.92%) Billing
16 33 (0.85%) Electronics
17 32 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
18 29 (0.74%) French Language
19 24 (0.62%) Aerospace
20 23 (0.59%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2075 (53.29%) Analyst
2 761 (19.54%) Business Analyst
3 717 (18.41%) Developer
4 635 (16.31%) Data Analyst
5 198 (5.08%) Consultant
6 188 (4.83%) Senior Analyst
7 154 (3.95%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 129 (3.31%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 127 (3.26%) MI Analyst
10 119 (3.06%) Systems Analyst
11 114 (2.93%) Support Analyst
12 111 (2.85%) Senior Developer
13 109 (2.80%) Architect
14 107 (2.75%) Data Scientist
15 101 (2.59%) Report Analyst
16 93 (2.39%) Analyst Developer
17 83 (2.13%) SQL Developer
18 80 (2.05%) Applications Support
19 78 (2.00%) Java Developer
20 73 (1.87%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 267 (6.86%) .NET
2 192 (4.93%) HTML
3 158 (4.06%) XML
4 110 (2.82%) ASP.NET
5 102 (2.62%) Web Services
6 89 (2.29%) CSS
7 54 (1.39%) HTML5
8 50 (1.28%) .NET Framework
9 46 (1.18%) WCF
10 43 (1.10%) Spring
10 43 (1.10%) jQuery
11 41 (1.05%) ASP.NET MVC
12 37 (0.95%) XSLT
13 31 (0.80%) JSON
14 30 (0.77%) RESTful
14 30 (0.77%) J2EE
15 29 (0.74%) SOAP
15 29 (0.74%) CSS3
16 28 (0.72%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 27 (0.69%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 899 (23.09%) Analytical Skills
2 312 (8.01%) Mathematics
3 277 (7.11%) Management Information System
4 271 (6.96%) Computer Science
5 266 (6.83%) Statistics
6 222 (5.70%) Visualisation
7 218 (5.60%) Algorithms
8 125 (3.21%) Data Integration
9 102 (2.62%) Data Structures
10 92 (2.36%) Economics
11 87 (2.23%) User Experience
12 73 (1.87%) Data Extraction
13 62 (1.59%) Credit Risk
14 54 (1.39%) Derivative
14 54 (1.39%) Equities
15 53 (1.36%) Physics
16 49 (1.26%) Open Source
16 49 (1.26%) Social Media
17 41 (1.05%) Fixed Income
18 38 (0.98%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 210 (5.39%) Windows
2 163 (4.19%) Linux
3 143 (3.67%) UNIX
4 78 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 50 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 36 (0.92%) Windows 7
7 31 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
8 21 (0.54%) Windows XP
9 20 (0.51%) CentOS
10 14 (0.36%) Android
10 14 (0.36%) Windows 8
11 11 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (0.26%) Apple iOS
13 8 (0.21%) Ubuntu
14 7 (0.18%) Solaris
14 7 (0.18%) Mac OS X
15 5 (0.13%) Windows 2000 Server
16 1 (0.026%) AIX
16 1 (0.026%) Windows Mobile
16 1 (0.026%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 952 (24.45%) Business Intelligence
2 766 (19.67%) Analytics
3 588 (15.10%) Agile Software Development
4 501 (12.87%) Data Modelling
5 471 (12.10%) ETL
6 429 (11.02%) Project Management
7 411 (10.55%) Business Analysis
8 324 (8.32%) CRM
9 296 (7.60%) Data Management
10 225 (5.78%) ITIL
11 207 (5.32%) Stakeholder Management
12 202 (5.19%) Migration
13 189 (4.85%) User Acceptance Testing
14 174 (4.47%) E-Commerce
15 159 (4.08%) Scrum
15 159 (4.08%) Software Engineering
16 139 (3.57%) TDD
17 135 (3.47%) Continuous Improvement
18 133 (3.42%) Data Analytics
19 132 (3.39%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 1883 (48.36%) SQL
2 341 (8.76%) Java
3 327 (8.40%) T-SQL
4 270 (6.93%) C#
5 264 (6.78%) Python
6 211 (5.42%) VBA
7 174 (4.47%) C++
7 174 (4.47%) R
8 162 (4.16%) JavaScript
9 133 (3.42%) PL/SQL
10 96 (2.47%) MATLAB
11 88 (2.26%) Perl
12 84 (2.16%) C
13 75 (1.93%) VB
14 74 (1.90%) PHP
15 51 (1.31%) Shell Script
15 51 (1.31%) Ruby
16 41 (1.05%) VB.NET
17 34 (0.87%) Scala
18 29 (0.74%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 853 (21.91%) Degree
2 112 (2.88%) PhD
3 91 (2.34%) ISEB
4 63 (1.62%) Security Cleared
5 46 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
6 33 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
7 30 (0.77%) CCNA
8 29 (0.74%) SC Cleared
9 26 (0.67%) Oracle Certification
10 25 (0.64%) OCP
11 24 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
11 24 (0.62%) CCNP
12 18 (0.46%) MCSE
12 18 (0.46%) CISA
13 14 (0.36%) MCP
13 14 (0.36%) MCITP
14 12 (0.31%) HND
15 11 (0.28%) HNC
15 11 (0.28%) CISM
15 11 (0.28%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 236 (6.06%) QA
2 85 (2.18%) SLA
3 62 (1.59%) Data Quality
4 37 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 19 (0.49%) ISO 9001
6 12 (0.31%) Basel II
6 12 (0.31%) EMIR
7 11 (0.28%) ISO 14001
8 9 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 9 (0.23%) COBIT
8 9 (0.23%) HL7
9 8 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
10 7 (0.18%) UCITS
11 6 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 6 (0.15%) GAMP
12 5 (0.13%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 5 (0.13%) MiFID
12 5 (0.13%) Basel III
12 5 (0.13%) COREP
12 5 (0.13%) CRD IV
System Software
1 30 (0.77%) Active Directory
2 18 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
3 12 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (0.28%) Hyper-V
5 10 (0.26%) VMware ESX
5 10 (0.26%) Oracle RMAN
5 10 (0.26%) vSphere
6 4 (0.10%) HDFS
7 3 (0.077%) Snort
8 2 (0.051%) NFS
8 2 (0.051%) Firmware
8 2 (0.051%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.026%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (0.026%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.026%) XenApp
9 1 (0.026%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 24 (0.62%) Data Guard
2 19 (0.49%) SCOM
3 13 (0.33%) CiscoWorks
4 12 (0.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 12 (0.31%) EMC NetWorker
5 10 (0.26%) Puppet
5 10 (0.26%) Cisco CUCM
6 7 (0.18%) SCCM
7 6 (0.15%) Nagios
7 6 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (0.13%) Oracle EDQ
8 5 (0.13%) Control-M
9 4 (0.10%) Ganglia
9 4 (0.10%) Zenoss
9 4 (0.10%) SolarWinds Orion
10 2 (0.051%) Nessus
10 2 (0.051%) EdgeSight
11 1 (0.026%) Graphite
11 1 (0.026%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 1 (0.026%) OpenView
Vendors
1 753 (19.34%) Microsoft
2 557 (14.30%) Oracle
3 195 (5.01%) SAP
4 186 (4.78%) Business Objects
5 132 (3.39%) Cognos
6 130 (3.34%) Google
7 127 (3.26%) Tableau
8 95 (2.44%) IBM
9 88 (2.26%) Informatica
10 83 (2.13%) Teradata
11 53 (1.36%) Adobe
11 53 (1.36%) PeopleSoft
12 50 (1.28%) Netezza
13 40 (1.03%) Red Hat
14 36 (0.92%) Cisco
15 33 (0.85%) Bloomberg
16 31 (0.80%) Omniture
17 30 (0.77%) Juniper
18 29 (0.74%) Sybase
18 29 (0.74%) VMware
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
South East
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + pension
Posted: 12 hours ago
South West London
Roc Search
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Resource Management
Salary: benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Central London / West End
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Upto 50,000 plus Benefits package
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + 20% bonus + package
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
LV=
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
networx
Posted: 20 hours ago
West Midlands
Hyphen
Salary: Competitive + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Harnham
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonuses and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Harwell, Oxfordshire
Research Councils UK
Posted: Yesterday
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Brimstone Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Computer People
Salary: £28000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Great benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago