The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Analysis
Rank 156 173 202
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +29
Permanent jobs citing Data Analysis 2120 1753 1622
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.81% 1.61% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.25% 2.05% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1705 1310 1363
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,050
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
94098 85653 91358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.38% 78.75% 77.41%
Number of salaries quoted 75770 70033 77761
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +12 2006 £45,000 +8.43% 282
London +23 1126 £51,500 +3.00% 129
City of London +48 303 £51,500 +3.00% 52
South East -36 243 £42,500 +10.38% 39
North West +77 176 £32,500 -16.66% 24
West Midlands +2 120 £37,500 +10.29% 21
Yorkshire -18 108 £35,000 +7.69% 15
Manchester +44 106 £32,500 -26.96% 8
West Yorkshire -18 90 £35,000 +11.11% 11
East of England -23 88 £40,000 +14.28% 18
South West -12 83 £40,000 +14.28% 24
Surrey +22 80 £42,500 +13.33% 8
Leeds -36 64 £33,250 +18.75% 7
Scotland +3 62 £42,500 +6.25% 11
East Midlands +18 60 £40,000 +14.28% 9
Hampshire -15 57 £41,000 +17.14% 4
Cheshire +33 52 £36,000 +10.76% 9
Birmingham 0 42 £37,500 +36.36% 6
Cambridgeshire +16 40 £40,000 +6.66% 9
Glasgow -7 36 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Bristol +13 32 £35,000 - 7
Hertfordshire -35 32 £42,500 +28.78% 5
Berkshire -3 30 £47,500 -3.25% 11
West Sussex +11 28 £32,500 -18.75% 3
Nottinghamshire +21 25 £35,000 +70.73% 4
Chester - 25 £41,000 - 4
Cambridge +7 23 £42,000 +8.38% 4
Nottingham +16 20 £35,000 +70.73% 3
Bromley - 20 £50,000 - 4
Leicestershire -2 18 £47,500 +35.71% 3

Data Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 2022 (49.16%) SQL
2 1456 (35.40%) Finance
3 963 (23.41%) Degree
4 921 (22.39%) SQL Server
5 849 (20.64%) Business Intelligence
6 794 (19.30%) Analytics
7 673 (16.36%) Oracle
8 645 (15.68%) MS Excel
9 626 (15.22%) Microsoft
10 616 (14.98%) Data Warehouse
11 571 (13.88%) Data Modelling
12 552 (13.42%) Business Analysis
13 542 (13.18%) Marketing
14 471 (11.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 449 (10.92%) ETL
16 446 (10.84%) Java
17 430 (10.45%) SAS
18 422 (10.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 418 (10.16%) Project Management
20 376 (9.14%) Retail
21 371 (9.02%) Data Management
22 369 (8.97%) .NET
23 353 (8.58%) Banking
24 347 (8.44%) C#
25 346 (8.41%) T-SQL
26 340 (8.27%) Relational Database
27 337 (8.19%) Mathematics
28 322 (7.83%) Big Data
29 314 (7.63%) CRM
30 298 (7.25%) Data Mining

Data Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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
1 430 (10.45%) SAS
2 113 (2.75%) SharePoint
3 32 (0.78%) CMS
4 31 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
5 28 (0.68%) Tomcat
6 25 (0.61%) WebSphere
6 25 (0.61%) Apache
7 24 (0.58%) Apache Pig
8 23 (0.56%) IIS
9 20 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
10 19 (0.46%) Node.js
11 17 (0.41%) WebLogic
12 15 (0.36%) MS Exchange
13 14 (0.34%) MS Project Server
14 11 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
15 9 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
16 8 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2010
17 7 (0.17%) Drupal
17 7 (0.17%) WordPress
17 7 (0.17%) Alfresco
Applications
1 645 (15.68%) MS Excel
2 228 (5.54%) MS Office
3 169 (4.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 155 (3.77%) SPSS
5 58 (1.41%) MS Project
6 53 (1.29%) MS Visio
7 48 (1.17%) Spreadsheet
8 30 (0.73%) CPLEX
9 17 (0.41%) Photoshop
10 16 (0.39%) Stata
11 15 (0.36%) FastStats
12 11 (0.27%) Simulink
13 10 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
13 10 (0.24%) PowerPivot
14 9 (0.22%) Mathematica
15 6 (0.15%) S-PLUS
16 5 (0.12%) CATIA
17 3 (0.073%) Weka
18 2 (0.049%) InDesign
19 1 (0.024%) Maple
Business Applications
1 88 (2.14%) Google Analytics
2 34 (0.83%) WebTrends
3 33 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
4 30 (0.73%) SiteCatalyst
5 20 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
6 16 (0.39%) SAP Business One
7 14 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
8 13 (0.32%) Front Arena
9 12 (0.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 11 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
10 11 (0.27%) Maximo
11 10 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
11 10 (0.24%) Summit
11 10 (0.24%) RMDS
11 10 (0.24%) Eikon
11 10 (0.24%) 3000 Xtra
11 10 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
11 10 (0.24%) Magento
11 10 (0.24%) Bloomberg TOMS
12 9 (0.22%) Eagle PACE
Cloud Services
1 51 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
2 40 (0.97%) SaaS
3 38 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 32 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
5 14 (0.34%) SuccessFactors
6 8 (0.19%) Taleo
7 7 (0.17%) Responsys
8 5 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.073%) PaaS
9 3 (0.073%) Office 365
9 3 (0.073%) IaaS
10 2 (0.049%) MailChimp
10 2 (0.049%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (0.049%) Google App Engine
10 2 (0.049%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 119 (2.89%) Internet
2 49 (1.19%) HTTP
3 45 (1.09%) TCP/IP
4 38 (0.92%) LAN
5 35 (0.85%) SAN
6 33 (0.80%) DNS
7 32 (0.78%) SSL
8 31 (0.75%) WAN
9 28 (0.68%) Firewall
10 21 (0.51%) Intranet
11 19 (0.46%) iSCSI
12 18 (0.44%) Wireless
13 17 (0.41%) DHCP
14 16 (0.39%) BGP
15 14 (0.34%) Multicast
15 14 (0.34%) Network Security
16 12 (0.29%) Broadband
17 11 (0.27%) VPN
17 11 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
18 10 (0.24%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 921 (22.39%) SQL Server
2 616 (14.98%) Data Warehouse
3 471 (11.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 422 (10.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 340 (8.27%) Relational Database
6 322 (7.83%) Big Data
7 298 (7.25%) Data Mining
8 220 (5.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 215 (5.23%) Hadoop
10 183 (4.45%) Oracle Database
11 170 (4.13%) SQL Server 2008
12 128 (3.11%) NoSQL
13 126 (3.06%) MySQL
14 121 (2.94%) QlikView
15 108 (2.63%) MS Access
16 99 (2.41%) Oracle Database 11g
17 95 (2.31%) SQL Server 2005
18 90 (2.19%) Crystal Reports
19 84 (2.04%) RDBMS
20 80 (1.95%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 79 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 73 (1.77%) Visual Studio
3 71 (1.73%) Git (software)
4 52 (1.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 47 (1.14%) ERwin
6 41 (1.00%) Selenium
7 38 (0.92%) Subversion
8 32 (0.78%) JIRA
9 30 (0.73%) Jenkins
10 28 (0.68%) Toad
10 28 (0.68%) Mercurial
11 27 (0.66%) Cucumber
12 21 (0.51%) Maven
13 20 (0.49%) Talend Open Studio
14 18 (0.44%) Hudson
15 16 (0.39%) JBehave
16 15 (0.36%) SpecFlow
16 15 (0.36%) Visual Studio Team System
16 15 (0.36%) Eclipse
17 14 (0.34%) CruiseControl
General
1 1456 (35.40%) Finance
2 542 (13.18%) Marketing
3 376 (9.14%) Retail
4 353 (8.58%) Banking
5 150 (3.65%) Investment Banking
6 125 (3.04%) Telecoms
7 106 (2.58%) Games
8 103 (2.50%) Advertising
9 76 (1.85%) Publishing
10 68 (1.65%) Manufacturing
11 64 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
12 62 (1.51%) Front Office
13 57 (1.39%) Back Office
14 56 (1.36%) Law
15 54 (1.31%) Legal
16 46 (1.12%) Financial Institution
17 29 (0.71%) Automotive
18 23 (0.56%) Retail Banking
19 22 (0.53%) German Language
20 21 (0.51%) French Language
Job Titles
1 2137 (51.96%) Analyst
2 860 (20.91%) Developer
3 809 (19.67%) Business Analyst
4 612 (14.88%) Data Analyst
5 255 (6.20%) Senior Analyst
6 251 (6.10%) Consultant
7 172 (4.18%) Architect
8 152 (3.70%) Senior Developer
9 128 (3.11%) Java Developer
10 124 (3.01%) Analyst Developer
11 123 (2.99%) MI Analyst
12 121 (2.94%) Systems Analyst
13 102 (2.48%) Business Intelligence Analyst
14 101 (2.46%) Support Analyst
14 101 (2.46%) Project Manager
15 100 (2.43%) SQL Developer
16 94 (2.29%) Report Analyst
17 91 (2.21%) Business Intelligence Developer
18 89 (2.16%) C# Developer
19 88 (2.14%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 369 (8.97%) .NET
2 281 (6.83%) HTML
3 207 (5.03%) XML
4 178 (4.33%) CSS
5 108 (2.63%) ASP.NET
6 101 (2.46%) HTML5
7 96 (2.33%) J2EE
8 93 (2.26%) Web Services
9 92 (2.24%) WCF
10 83 (2.02%) WPF
11 76 (1.85%) MapReduce
12 71 (1.73%) CSS3
13 68 (1.65%) Spring
14 65 (1.58%) .NET Framework
15 59 (1.43%) WinForms
16 52 (1.26%) MDX
17 50 (1.22%) jQuery
18 47 (1.14%) Middleware
18 47 (1.14%) ASP.NET MVC
19 44 (1.07%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 337 (8.19%) Mathematics
2 289 (7.03%) Statistics
3 282 (6.86%) Computer Science
4 263 (6.39%) Visualisation
5 211 (5.13%) Management Information System
6 122 (2.97%) Data Integration
7 116 (2.82%) Economics
8 80 (1.95%) Social Media
9 76 (1.85%) Equities
10 69 (1.68%) Credit Risk
11 59 (1.43%) Derivative
12 56 (1.36%) Physics
12 56 (1.36%) Hedge funds
13 55 (1.34%) Data Extraction
14 54 (1.31%) Digital Media
15 47 (1.14%) Client/Server
15 47 (1.14%) Fixed Income
16 45 (1.09%) Open Source
17 39 (0.95%) Reference Data
18 37 (0.90%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 290 (7.05%) Linux
2 233 (5.66%) Windows
3 232 (5.64%) UNIX
4 49 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (0.75%) Android
6 23 (0.56%) Apple iOS
7 19 (0.46%) Ubuntu
8 18 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
9 17 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 15 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
10 15 (0.36%) CentOS
11 12 (0.29%) Solaris
12 10 (0.24%) Windows 7
13 8 (0.19%) Windows XP
14 4 (0.097%) AIX
15 3 (0.073%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.049%) Mac OS
17 1 (0.024%) Oracle Linux
17 1 (0.024%) Windows 8
17 1 (0.024%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 849 (20.64%) Business Intelligence
2 794 (19.30%) Analytics
3 571 (13.88%) Data Modelling
4 552 (13.42%) Business Analysis
5 449 (10.92%) ETL
6 418 (10.16%) Project Management
7 371 (9.02%) Data Management
8 314 (7.63%) CRM
9 261 (6.35%) Agile Software Development
10 258 (6.27%) E-Commerce
11 230 (5.59%) Migration
12 209 (5.08%) Stakeholder Management
13 202 (4.91%) OO
14 194 (4.72%) Scrum
15 183 (4.45%) User Acceptance Testing
16 178 (4.33%) TDD
17 169 (4.11%) Data Migration
18 167 (4.06%) PRINCE2
19 165 (4.01%) ITIL
20 164 (3.99%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2022 (49.16%) SQL
2 446 (10.84%) Java
3 347 (8.44%) C#
4 346 (8.41%) T-SQL
5 247 (6.01%) JavaScript
6 240 (5.84%) Python
7 224 (5.45%) VBA
8 202 (4.91%) C++
9 167 (4.06%) R
10 154 (3.74%) PL/SQL
11 135 (3.28%) VB
12 132 (3.21%) MATLAB
13 90 (2.19%) PHP
14 76 (1.85%) Shell Script
15 74 (1.80%) C
16 69 (1.68%) Perl
17 49 (1.19%) Ruby
18 41 (1.00%) VB.NET
19 24 (0.58%) VBScript
20 21 (0.51%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 963 (23.41%) Degree
2 148 (3.60%) ISEB
3 88 (2.14%) PhD
4 71 (1.73%) Security Cleared
5 44 (1.07%) PMI Certification
6 42 (1.02%) SC Cleared
7 26 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 26 (0.63%) CISA
8 24 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
8 24 (0.58%) PMP
9 20 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
10 15 (0.36%) Oracle Certification
11 12 (0.29%) ISTQB
12 11 (0.27%) OCP
13 10 (0.24%) ACCA
13 10 (0.24%) RHCE
14 9 (0.22%) IIBA
14 9 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 8 (0.19%) MBA
15 8 (0.19%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 291 (7.08%) QA
2 88 (2.14%) Data Quality
3 54 (1.31%) SLA
4 29 (0.71%) HL7
5 23 (0.56%) EMIR
5 23 (0.56%) Dodd-Frank
6 18 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 16 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 15 (0.36%) Basel III
8 15 (0.36%) UCITS
9 14 (0.34%) ISO 9001
10 12 (0.29%) COREP
11 11 (0.27%) Basel II
12 10 (0.24%) COBIT
13 9 (0.22%) FINREP
14 7 (0.17%) ISO 14001
15 5 (0.12%) FATCA
15 5 (0.12%) CRD IV
16 4 (0.097%) MiFID
16 4 (0.097%) COSO
System Software
1 44 (1.07%) Active Directory
2 19 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
3 10 (0.24%) Oracle RMAN
3 10 (0.24%) VMware ESX
3 10 (0.24%) vSphere
4 7 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.097%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 4 (0.097%) XenApp
5 4 (0.097%) XenServer
6 2 (0.049%) Snort
7 1 (0.024%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.024%) HDFS
7 1 (0.024%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.024%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.024%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 23 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
2 22 (0.53%) Puppet
3 19 (0.46%) Data Guard
4 18 (0.44%) Nagios
5 14 (0.34%) EMC NetWorker
6 12 (0.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 12 (0.29%) Capistrano
7 11 (0.27%) SolarWinds Orion
8 8 (0.19%) Oracle EDQ
8 8 (0.19%) SCCM
8 8 (0.19%) SCOM
9 7 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (0.12%) Ganglia
10 5 (0.12%) Zenoss
11 4 (0.097%) Tivoli
12 3 (0.073%) Control-M
13 2 (0.049%) HP Data Protector
14 1 (0.024%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 1 (0.024%) Salt
14 1 (0.024%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 673 (16.36%) Oracle
2 626 (15.22%) Microsoft
3 181 (4.40%) SAP
4 180 (4.38%) Business Objects
5 166 (4.04%) Google
6 127 (3.09%) Informatica
7 126 (3.06%) Cognos
8 110 (2.67%) Tableau
9 85 (2.07%) IBM
10 72 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
11 45 (1.09%) Teradata
12 44 (1.07%) Sybase
13 41 (1.00%) Siebel
14 39 (0.95%) Red Hat
15 37 (0.90%) Omniture
16 36 (0.88%) Trillium
17 35 (0.85%) Bloomberg
17 35 (0.85%) Adobe
18 31 (0.75%) JBoss
19 29 (0.71%) Netezza
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Lea Consultancy Ltd
Posted: 3 hours ago
West London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 to £40000 per annum - Plus excellent benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Wythall, Worcestershire
Phoenix Group
Salary: £Excellent + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
North London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £80,000 to £95,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Energon Technology
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
Energon Technology
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £56000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £60,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bens + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
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Salary: £DOE
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