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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analysis
Rank 170 163 176
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +13
Permanent jobs citing Data Analysis 2003 2117 1771
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.83% 1.81% 1.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.16% 2.19% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1517 1699 1322
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £39,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-2.56% +9.85%

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
92903 96809 88106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.83% 82.75% 81.03%
Number of salaries quoted 76050 77958 72052
Average salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -13 1862 £45,000 - 308
London -15 947 £55,000 +6.79% 138
South East +29 306 £40,000 -4.76% 56
City of London -6 232 £55,000 +6.79% 43
West Midlands -4 136 £37,000 -1.33% 24
North West -22 128 £37,500 +15.38% 25
East of England +28 113 £40,000 - 15
Manchester -3 92 £37,500 +15.38% 9
South West -10 84 £39,500 -5.95% 18
Berkshire +36 69 £45,000 -5.26% 9
Scotland +16 65 £40,500 -4.70% 4
Yorkshire -39 64 £40,000 +14.28% 16
Hampshire +8 63 £39,500 -3.65% 10
East Midlands +7 63 £45,000 +12.50% 13
Surrey -6 57 £37,500 -11.76% 14
West Yorkshire -32 47 £38,750 +10.71% 11
Nottinghamshire +17 45 £38,250 +9.28% 6
Nottingham +18 44 £39,000 +11.42% 5
Kent +40 41 £32,500 -35.00% 3
Reading +32 40 £49,000 +12.00% 4
Glasgow +13 38 £42,500 - 1
Hertfordshire -6 38 £37,500 -14.28% 6
Birmingham -12 38 £36,250 -3.33% 9
Leeds -16 31 £40,000 +23.07% 8
Buckinghamshire +18 30 £45,000 +16.88% 8
Wiltshire +8 30 £40,000 +53.84% 3
West Sussex +5 27 £50,000 +53.84%
Staffordshire +21 26 £34,500 -8.00% 2
Essex +14 22 £37,500 - 2
Swindon +20 21 £45,245 +77.43% 2

Data Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1946 (49.42%) SQL
2 1316 (33.42%) Finance
3 1194 (30.32%) Analytical Skills
4 1105 (28.06%) Business Intelligence
5 906 (23.01%) SQL Server
6 886 (22.50%) Analytics
7 845 (21.46%) Degree
8 735 (18.66%) MS Excel
9 709 (18.00%) Data Warehouse
10 708 (17.98%) Microsoft
11 613 (15.57%) Data Modelling
12 607 (15.41%) Agile Software Development
13 561 (14.25%) Oracle
14 551 (13.99%) ETL
15 501 (12.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 477 (12.11%) Project Management
17 454 (11.53%) Banking
18 441 (11.20%) Business Analysis
19 437 (11.10%) Marketing
20 418 (10.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 403 (10.23%) Data Management
22 384 (9.75%) Java
23 372 (9.45%) Big Data
24 363 (9.22%) T-SQL
25 355 (9.01%) SAS
26 325 (8.25%) Visualisation
27 323 (8.20%) C#
28 318 (8.08%) Computer Science
29 312 (7.92%) .NET
30 311 (7.90%) Management Information System

Data Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 355 (9.01%) SAS
2 187 (4.75%) SharePoint
3 48 (1.22%) Apache Pig
4 39 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
5 34 (0.86%) Apache Spark
6 28 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
7 26 (0.66%) CMS
7 26 (0.66%) IIS
8 22 (0.56%) Apache
9 21 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
10 19 (0.48%) Confluence
10 19 (0.48%) Tomcat
11 15 (0.38%) NetWeaver
11 15 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
12 13 (0.33%) MS Exchange
12 13 (0.33%) Apache Solr
13 9 (0.23%) WebSphere
14 7 (0.18%) FileNet
15 6 (0.15%) MS Project Server
15 6 (0.15%) Node.js
Applications
1 735 (18.66%) MS Excel
2 284 (7.21%) MS Office
3 196 (4.98%) SPSS
4 186 (4.72%) MS PowerPoint
5 119 (3.02%) MS Visio
6 55 (1.40%) MS Project
7 51 (1.30%) PowerPivot
8 41 (1.04%) Spreadsheet
9 18 (0.46%) InfoPath
10 13 (0.33%) Stata
11 10 (0.25%) Weka
12 6 (0.15%) Mathematica
13 5 (0.13%) FastStats
13 5 (0.13%) S-PLUS
14 4 (0.10%) Vensim
15 3 (0.076%) CPLEX
15 3 (0.076%) GNU Octave
16 2 (0.051%) Simulink
16 2 (0.051%) Photoshop
17 1 (0.025%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 67 (1.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
3 18 (0.46%) Dynamics GP
4 17 (0.43%) Oracle General Ledger
5 16 (0.41%) thinkFolio
6 13 (0.33%) Oracle Retail
7 11 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
7 11 (0.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 10 (0.25%) Markit EDM
9 9 (0.23%) SAP InfiniteInsight
10 8 (0.20%) Cognos TM1
10 8 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
11 7 (0.18%) Unica
11 7 (0.18%) Eagle PACE
12 6 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
12 6 (0.15%) Advent Geneva
12 6 (0.15%) Aareon QL
12 6 (0.15%) WebTrends
13 5 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
13 5 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 77 (1.96%) Google Analytics
2 75 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
3 52 (1.32%) SaaS
4 22 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
4 22 (0.56%) Amazon S3
4 22 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
5 19 (0.48%) Amazon EMR
6 17 (0.43%) Office 365
7 16 (0.41%) Adobe Analytics
8 11 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 3 (0.076%) Silverpop
11 2 (0.051%) Sage Pay
11 2 (0.051%) GitHub
11 2 (0.051%) SmartFocus
12 1 (0.025%) IaaS
12 1 (0.025%) Force.com
12 1 (0.025%) Azure Machine Learning
12 1 (0.025%) Veeva
12 1 (0.025%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 58 (1.47%) Internet
2 43 (1.09%) Firewall
3 42 (1.07%) Network Security
4 35 (0.89%) TCP/IP
5 32 (0.81%) LAN
6 27 (0.69%) WAN
7 24 (0.61%) Intranet
8 22 (0.56%) Intrusion Detection
9 15 (0.38%) DNS
10 14 (0.36%) VPN
11 13 (0.33%) SAN
11 13 (0.33%) MPLS
11 13 (0.33%) BGP
11 13 (0.33%) HTTP
12 12 (0.30%) SNMP
12 12 (0.30%) VoIP
12 12 (0.30%) Wireless
13 11 (0.28%) EIGRP
13 11 (0.28%) OSPF
14 10 (0.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 906 (23.01%) SQL Server
2 709 (18.00%) Data Warehouse
3 501 (12.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 418 (10.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 372 (9.45%) Big Data
6 293 (7.44%) Data Mining
7 244 (6.20%) Relational Database
8 241 (6.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 236 (5.99%) BusinessObjects
10 226 (5.74%) QlikView
11 207 (5.26%) Hadoop
12 158 (4.01%) SQL Server 2008
13 105 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
14 102 (2.59%) OLAP
15 98 (2.49%) NoSQL
16 91 (2.31%) Oracle Reports
17 84 (2.13%) MySQL
18 79 (2.01%) MongoDB
19 78 (1.98%) Apache Hive
19 78 (1.98%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 71 (1.80%) Team Foundation Server
2 54 (1.37%) Visual Studio
3 43 (1.09%) ERwin
4 40 (1.02%) Git (software)
5 34 (0.86%) JIRA
6 33 (0.84%) Toad
7 22 (0.56%) Jenkins
8 20 (0.51%) JUnit
9 17 (0.43%) Subversion
9 17 (0.43%) Oracle APEX
9 17 (0.43%) Selenium
10 16 (0.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 13 (0.33%) Yeoman
11 13 (0.33%) Talend Open Studio
11 13 (0.33%) Oracle Forms
12 11 (0.28%) Maven
13 10 (0.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 10 (0.25%) EasyMock
14 9 (0.23%) TeamCity
14 9 (0.23%) Jasmine
General
1 1316 (33.42%) Finance
2 454 (11.53%) Banking
3 437 (11.10%) Marketing
4 277 (7.03%) Retail
5 160 (4.06%) Telecoms
6 146 (3.71%) Investment Banking
7 82 (2.08%) Advertising
8 79 (2.01%) Legal
9 72 (1.83%) Back Office
10 61 (1.55%) Manufacturing
11 60 (1.52%) Billing
12 57 (1.45%) Financial Institution
13 56 (1.42%) Front Office
13 56 (1.42%) Publishing
14 54 (1.37%) Electronics
15 41 (1.04%) Law
16 34 (0.86%) Games
17 33 (0.84%) Multimedia
18 27 (0.69%) French Language
19 25 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1865 (47.36%) Analyst
2 707 (17.95%) Developer
3 616 (15.64%) Business Analyst
4 601 (15.26%) Data Analyst
5 243 (6.17%) Consultant
6 192 (4.88%) Architect
7 175 (4.44%) Senior Analyst
8 170 (4.32%) Data Scientist
9 145 (3.68%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 144 (3.66%) MI Analyst
11 125 (3.17%) SQL Developer
12 114 (2.89%) Senior Developer
13 99 (2.51%) Business Intelligence Analyst
14 97 (2.46%) Data Architect
15 90 (2.29%) Analyst Developer
16 89 (2.26%) Support Analyst
17 83 (2.11%) Data Manager
18 79 (2.01%) Junior
19 76 (1.93%) Systems Analyst
20 70 (1.78%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 312 (7.92%) .NET
2 158 (4.01%) HTML
3 118 (3.00%) ASP.NET
4 104 (2.64%) XML
5 81 (2.06%) CSS
6 61 (1.55%) Web Services
7 59 (1.50%) WCF
7 59 (1.50%) jQuery
8 55 (1.40%) ASP.NET MVC
9 49 (1.24%) MDX
10 45 (1.14%) AngularJS
11 42 (1.07%) .NET Framework
11 42 (1.07%) HTML5
12 36 (0.91%) REST
13 34 (0.86%) Entity Framework
13 34 (0.86%) Spring
14 29 (0.74%) Hibernate
15 26 (0.66%) D3.js
16 25 (0.63%) WinForms
16 25 (0.63%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1194 (30.32%) Analytical Skills
2 325 (8.25%) Visualisation
3 318 (8.08%) Computer Science
4 311 (7.90%) Management Information System
5 288 (7.31%) Mathematics
6 273 (6.93%) Statistics
7 152 (3.86%) Data Integration
8 145 (3.68%) Algorithms
9 130 (3.30%) Data Structures
10 117 (2.97%) Data Extraction
11 102 (2.59%) User Experience
12 72 (1.83%) Social Media
13 67 (1.70%) Economics
14 64 (1.63%) Physics
15 58 (1.47%) Credit Risk
15 58 (1.47%) NHS
16 54 (1.37%) Derivative
17 46 (1.17%) Reference Data
18 44 (1.12%) Equities
19 42 (1.07%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 182 (4.62%) Windows
2 176 (4.47%) Linux
3 175 (4.44%) UNIX
4 30 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (0.38%) Windows 7
6 14 (0.36%) Solaris
7 12 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (0.30%) Android
8 11 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (0.25%) Windows XP
10 9 (0.23%) Ubuntu
10 9 (0.23%) Apple iOS
11 5 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
11 5 (0.13%) AIX
12 1 (0.025%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.025%) Windows Phone 8
12 1 (0.025%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1105 (28.06%) Business Intelligence
2 886 (22.50%) Analytics
3 613 (15.57%) Data Modelling
4 607 (15.41%) Agile Software Development
5 551 (13.99%) ETL
6 477 (12.11%) Project Management
7 441 (11.20%) Business Analysis
8 403 (10.23%) Data Management
9 284 (7.21%) CRM
10 252 (6.40%) Stakeholder Management
11 250 (6.35%) SDLC
12 193 (4.90%) PRINCE2
13 186 (4.72%) Data Analytics
14 180 (4.57%) User Acceptance Testing
15 176 (4.47%) Scrum
16 171 (4.34%) ITIL
17 170 (4.32%) Migration
17 170 (4.32%) Data Architecture
18 147 (3.73%) Change Management
19 145 (3.68%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1946 (49.42%) SQL
2 384 (9.75%) Java
3 363 (9.22%) T-SQL
4 323 (8.20%) C#
5 291 (7.39%) R
6 269 (6.83%) Python
7 248 (6.30%) VBA
8 231 (5.87%) JavaScript
9 153 (3.89%) PL/SQL
10 127 (3.22%) C++
11 104 (2.64%) C
12 86 (2.18%) MATLAB
13 85 (2.16%) Shell Script
14 83 (2.11%) VB
15 70 (1.78%) Perl
16 69 (1.75%) PHP
17 58 (1.47%) PowerShell
18 56 (1.42%) Scala
19 55 (1.40%) VB.NET
20 41 (1.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 845 (21.46%) Degree
2 88 (2.23%) PhD
3 75 (1.90%) ISEB
4 56 (1.42%) Security Cleared
5 46 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 37 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 21 (0.53%) PMI Certification
8 20 (0.51%) CISSP
8 20 (0.51%) ISTQB
9 19 (0.48%) CISA
10 18 (0.46%) SC Cleared
11 17 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
12 16 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
13 15 (0.38%) PMP
13 15 (0.38%) CISM
13 15 (0.38%) CCNP
14 14 (0.36%) CIMA
14 14 (0.36%) MBA
15 12 (0.30%) MCP
15 12 (0.30%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 188 (4.77%) QA
2 114 (2.89%) Data Quality
3 63 (1.60%) SLA
4 33 (0.84%) CRD IV
5 27 (0.69%) MiFID
6 23 (0.58%) Basel III
7 21 (0.53%) Basel II
7 21 (0.53%) EMIR
8 16 (0.41%) Solvency II
9 11 (0.28%) ISO 9001
10 8 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 7 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 4 (0.10%) TickIT
12 4 (0.10%) BS25999
13 3 (0.076%) PCI DSS
13 3 (0.076%) P3O
13 3 (0.076%) COBIT
14 2 (0.051%) ISO 8583
14 2 (0.051%) GxP
14 2 (0.051%) JSP 440
System Software
1 32 (0.81%) Active Directory
2 20 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (0.33%) VirtualBox
4 10 (0.25%) VMware ESX
5 6 (0.15%) HDFS
5 6 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (0.13%) Slurm Workload Manager
6 5 (0.13%) LXC
6 5 (0.13%) KVM
6 5 (0.13%) Docker
6 5 (0.13%) Snort
6 5 (0.13%) Xen
6 5 (0.13%) Firmware
7 4 (0.10%) XenApp
7 4 (0.10%) XenServer
8 2 (0.051%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.025%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.025%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.025%) vSphere
9 1 (0.025%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 30 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (0.36%) Vagrant
3 10 (0.25%) SCCM
4 9 (0.23%) TrustSec
5 6 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 5 (0.13%) Cisco IPCC
6 5 (0.13%) Backup Exec
6 5 (0.13%) Mesos
7 4 (0.10%) CiscoWorks
8 3 (0.076%) Oracle EDQ
8 3 (0.076%) Nessus
8 3 (0.076%) Control-M
9 2 (0.051%) WSUS
9 2 (0.051%) SCOM
10 1 (0.025%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (0.025%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.025%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.025%) Puppet
10 1 (0.025%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (0.025%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 708 (17.98%) Microsoft
2 561 (14.25%) Oracle
3 239 (6.07%) Tableau
4 228 (5.79%) SAP
5 148 (3.76%) IBM
6 135 (3.43%) Cognos
7 103 (2.62%) Teradata
8 101 (2.56%) Informatica
9 93 (2.36%) Google
10 76 (1.93%) Salesforce.com
11 42 (1.07%) MicroStrategy
12 40 (1.02%) Netezza
13 36 (0.91%) Splunk
14 34 (0.86%) Ab Initio
15 33 (0.84%) VMware
15 33 (0.84%) Cisco
16 32 (0.81%) CA
17 28 (0.71%) Siebel
18 23 (0.58%) Sybase
18 23 (0.58%) Adobe
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