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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analysis
Rank 176 167 164
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -3
Permanent jobs citing Data Analysis 1873 2005 1884
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.75% 1.71% 1.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.10% 2.08% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1484 1611 1482
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%

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
89248 96221 87010
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.53% 81.95% 79.97%
Number of salaries quoted 72491 78159 71532
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 May 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 22 May 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 -11 1727 £42,500 -5.55% 333
London -4 897 £52,500 +5.00% 153
South East -24 292 £37,611 -11.50% 49
City of London +12 212 £57,000 +10.67% 47
North West +17 149 £35,500 +9.23% 31
Manchester +61 106 £37,500 +25.00% 19
East of England +23 101 £41,500 +5.73% 14
West Midlands -15 98 £37,500 - 22
Yorkshire -4 77 £34,000 -9.33% 17
Buckinghamshire +26 59 £32,500 -18.75% 8
West Yorkshire +11 59 £37,500 -6.25% 15
South West -33 58 £37,500 -6.25% 24
Scotland +30 56 £36,750 +22.50% 8
Kent +45 51 £32,500 - 2
East Midlands +10 49 £40,000 +3.89% 10
Berkshire -13 49 £49,000 +3.15% 6
Leeds +22 48 £33,250 -11.33% 11
Milton Keynes +12 47 £32,000 +14.28% 7
Hampshire -31 47 £42,500 +21.42% 5
Surrey -36 45 £42,500 -5.55% 13
Glasgow +23 40 £37,500 +32.74% 2
Reading +7 36 £49,000 +18.07% 4
Cambridgeshire +17 30 £51,250 +28.12% 5
Nottinghamshire +26 28 £35,000 -17.64% 6
Cheshire -23 28 £27,500 -22.53% 4
Nottingham +9 25 £35,000 -17.64% 6
Birmingham -13 25 £37,500 -21.05% 7
Gloucestershire +7 22 £39,000 +11.42% 8
Southampton +5 22 £44,000 +25.71% 2
Maidstone +29 21 £32,500 +22.64% 1

Data Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1770 (47.75%) SQL
2 1208 (32.59%) Finance
3 1117 (30.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1025 (27.65%) Business Intelligence
5 883 (23.82%) SQL Server
6 822 (22.17%) Degree
7 821 (22.15%) Analytics
8 755 (20.37%) MS Excel
9 702 (18.94%) Microsoft
10 611 (16.48%) Data Warehouse
11 586 (15.81%) Data Modelling
12 547 (14.76%) Oracle
13 534 (14.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 512 (13.81%) ETL
15 500 (13.49%) Agile Software Development
16 486 (13.11%) Project Management
17 448 (12.09%) Marketing
18 421 (11.36%) Business Analysis
19 401 (10.82%) Banking
20 397 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 391 (10.55%) Data Management
22 365 (9.85%) T-SQL
23 361 (9.74%) SAS
24 356 (9.60%) C#
25 329 (8.88%) .NET
26 326 (8.79%) CRM
27 316 (8.52%) MS Office
28 315 (8.50%) Data Mining
29 311 (8.39%) Java
30 303 (8.17%) Big Data

Data Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 361 (9.74%) SAS
2 179 (4.83%) SharePoint
3 39 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
3 39 (1.05%) Apache Pig
4 34 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
5 29 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
6 24 (0.65%) Apache
6 24 (0.65%) Apache Spark
7 22 (0.59%) Tomcat
7 22 (0.59%) CMS
8 21 (0.57%) Confluence
8 21 (0.57%) IIS
9 18 (0.49%) MS Exchange
9 18 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
10 10 (0.27%) WebSphere
11 7 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2010
12 6 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2007
12 6 (0.16%) Drupal
12 6 (0.16%) Joomla!
12 6 (0.16%) Node.js
Applications
1 755 (20.37%) MS Excel
2 316 (8.52%) MS Office
3 196 (5.29%) SPSS
4 166 (4.48%) MS PowerPoint
5 130 (3.51%) MS Visio
6 75 (2.02%) MS Project
7 55 (1.48%) PowerPivot
8 50 (1.35%) Spreadsheet
9 20 (0.54%) Weka
10 13 (0.35%) Stata
11 11 (0.30%) InfoPath
12 8 (0.22%) FastStats
13 6 (0.16%) Photoshop
14 5 (0.13%) CPLEX
15 4 (0.11%) Simulink
16 3 (0.081%) Mathematica
16 3 (0.081%) Vensim
17 1 (0.027%) Adobe Creative Suite
17 1 (0.027%) Maple
17 1 (0.027%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 72 (1.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
3 16 (0.43%) Dynamics GP
3 16 (0.43%) Markit EDM
4 15 (0.40%) Oracle General Ledger
5 14 (0.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 14 (0.38%) Oracle Retail
6 13 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
6 13 (0.35%) Cognos TM1
7 12 (0.32%) SAP ERP
7 12 (0.32%) SAP InfiniteInsight
8 10 (0.27%) thinkFolio
9 9 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
10 8 (0.22%) Radian6
11 6 (0.16%) assyst
11 6 (0.16%) WebTrends
11 6 (0.16%) SAP MDM
12 5 (0.13%) Hyperion Planning
12 5 (0.13%) Eagle PACE
12 5 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 94 (2.54%) Google Analytics
2 52 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
3 51 (1.38%) SaaS
4 26 (0.70%) Office 365
5 19 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
6 17 (0.46%) Adobe Analytics
7 16 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
7 16 (0.43%) Amazon S3
8 13 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
8 13 (0.35%) Amazon EMR
9 9 (0.24%) Silverpop
10 5 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.054%) SmartFocus
11 2 (0.054%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.027%) Veeva
12 1 (0.027%) Google Drive
12 1 (0.027%) Azure Machine Learning
12 1 (0.027%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 54 (1.46%) Internet
2 32 (0.86%) Firewall
3 26 (0.70%) TCP/IP
3 26 (0.70%) Network Security
4 21 (0.57%) WAN
5 20 (0.54%) LAN
6 19 (0.51%) Intranet
7 17 (0.46%) MPLS
8 16 (0.43%) Wireless
9 15 (0.40%) VPN
9 15 (0.40%) HTTP
9 15 (0.40%) OSPF
10 14 (0.38%) BGP
10 14 (0.38%) SMS
10 14 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
11 12 (0.32%) Intrusion Detection
11 12 (0.32%) VoIP
12 11 (0.30%) Cisco Nexus
13 10 (0.27%) FTP
14 9 (0.24%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 883 (23.82%) SQL Server
2 611 (16.48%) Data Warehouse
3 534 (14.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 397 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 315 (8.50%) Data Mining
6 303 (8.17%) Big Data
7 266 (7.18%) Relational Database
8 262 (7.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 208 (5.61%) Hadoop
10 193 (5.21%) QlikView
11 177 (4.77%) SQL Server 2008
12 112 (3.02%) SQL Server 2012
13 95 (2.56%) NoSQL
14 90 (2.43%) OLAP
15 88 (2.37%) MySQL
16 74 (2.00%) Apache Hive
16 74 (2.00%) MongoDB
17 72 (1.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 71 (1.92%) RDBMS
19 68 (1.83%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 82 (2.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 64 (1.73%) Visual Studio
3 40 (1.08%) ERwin
4 30 (0.81%) Toad
5 28 (0.76%) JIRA
6 24 (0.65%) Git (software)
7 21 (0.57%) Talend Open Studio
8 19 (0.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 18 (0.49%) Selenium
10 16 (0.43%) Subversion
11 15 (0.40%) Jenkins
12 14 (0.38%) JUnit
13 13 (0.35%) Oracle APEX
14 11 (0.30%) Yeoman
15 10 (0.27%) Cucumber
16 9 (0.24%) Jasmine
16 9 (0.24%) Maven
17 8 (0.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
18 7 (0.19%) EasyMock
19 6 (0.16%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1208 (32.59%) Finance
2 448 (12.09%) Marketing
3 401 (10.82%) Banking
4 256 (6.91%) Retail
5 133 (3.59%) Investment Banking
6 132 (3.56%) Telecoms
7 76 (2.05%) Advertising
8 62 (1.67%) Legal
9 56 (1.51%) Manufacturing
10 55 (1.48%) Billing
11 52 (1.40%) Electronics
12 49 (1.32%) Financial Institution
13 48 (1.29%) Publishing
14 43 (1.16%) Back Office
15 40 (1.08%) Games
16 32 (0.86%) Law
17 29 (0.78%) Front Office
18 25 (0.67%) Retail Banking
19 22 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
20 20 (0.54%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 1798 (48.50%) Analyst
2 635 (17.13%) Business Analyst
3 612 (16.51%) Developer
4 591 (15.94%) Data Analyst
5 202 (5.45%) Consultant
6 154 (4.15%) Senior Analyst
7 148 (3.99%) Architect
8 147 (3.97%) Data Scientist
9 126 (3.40%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 113 (3.05%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 108 (2.91%) MI Analyst
12 102 (2.75%) SQL Developer
13 83 (2.24%) Systems Analyst
14 82 (2.21%) Senior Developer
14 82 (2.21%) Support Analyst
14 82 (2.21%) Data Manager
15 80 (2.16%) Junior
16 73 (1.97%) Data Architect
17 72 (1.94%) Administrator
18 71 (1.92%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 329 (8.88%) .NET
2 160 (4.32%) HTML
3 145 (3.91%) ASP.NET
4 116 (3.13%) XML
5 84 (2.27%) CSS
6 69 (1.86%) ASP.NET MVC
7 66 (1.78%) WCF
8 59 (1.59%) .NET Framework
9 57 (1.54%) jQuery
10 47 (1.27%) Web Services
11 45 (1.21%) Entity Framework
12 44 (1.19%) HTML5
13 37 (1.00%) MDX
14 36 (0.97%) AngularJS
15 33 (0.89%) Spring
16 28 (0.76%) RESTful
17 27 (0.73%) REST
18 23 (0.62%) Natural Language Processing
18 23 (0.62%) Middleware
19 22 (0.59%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1117 (30.13%) Analytical Skills
2 286 (7.72%) Computer Science
3 280 (7.55%) Visualisation
4 275 (7.42%) Mathematics
5 268 (7.23%) Statistics
6 261 (7.04%) Management Information System
7 150 (4.05%) Algorithms
8 139 (3.75%) Data Integration
9 106 (2.86%) Data Structures
10 101 (2.72%) Data Extraction
11 79 (2.13%) User Experience
12 78 (2.10%) Economics
13 65 (1.75%) Social Media
14 64 (1.73%) Credit Risk
15 50 (1.35%) Physics
16 41 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
16 41 (1.11%) Derivative
17 39 (1.05%) Reference Data
18 36 (0.97%) Mobile App
19 35 (0.94%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 168 (4.53%) Windows
2 132 (3.56%) UNIX
3 118 (3.18%) Linux
4 44 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (0.94%) Windows 7
6 23 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 22 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
8 21 (0.57%) Windows XP
9 20 (0.54%) Android
10 9 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
11 8 (0.22%) Solaris
11 8 (0.22%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.11%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.081%) Windows NT
13 3 (0.081%) AIX
13 3 (0.081%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.081%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.054%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.054%) Windows Phone
14 2 (0.054%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1025 (27.65%) Business Intelligence
2 821 (22.15%) Analytics
3 586 (15.81%) Data Modelling
4 512 (13.81%) ETL
5 500 (13.49%) Agile Software Development
6 486 (13.11%) Project Management
7 421 (11.36%) Business Analysis
8 391 (10.55%) Data Management
9 326 (8.79%) CRM
10 205 (5.53%) Stakeholder Management
11 194 (5.23%) PRINCE2
12 183 (4.94%) User Acceptance Testing
13 179 (4.83%) Data Analytics
14 161 (4.34%) ITIL
15 156 (4.21%) Data Architecture
16 150 (4.05%) Change Management
17 148 (3.99%) Migration
18 140 (3.78%) Time Management
19 137 (3.70%) TDD
20 131 (3.53%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1770 (47.75%) SQL
2 365 (9.85%) T-SQL
3 356 (9.60%) C#
4 311 (8.39%) Java
5 243 (6.56%) Python
5 243 (6.56%) R
6 223 (6.02%) VBA
7 205 (5.53%) JavaScript
8 154 (4.15%) C++
9 120 (3.24%) C
10 116 (3.13%) PL/SQL
11 84 (2.27%) MATLAB
12 62 (1.67%) PHP
13 61 (1.65%) VB
14 54 (1.46%) Shell Script
15 45 (1.21%) Perl
16 44 (1.19%) Scala
16 44 (1.19%) VB.NET
17 42 (1.13%) PowerShell
18 36 (0.97%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 822 (22.17%) Degree
2 106 (2.86%) PhD
3 72 (1.94%) ISEB
4 62 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 51 (1.38%) Security Cleared
6 35 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 20 (0.54%) MCP
8 19 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
8 19 (0.51%) PMI Certification
9 18 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
9 18 (0.49%) CISA
9 18 (0.49%) SC Cleared
10 17 (0.46%) ISTQB
11 16 (0.43%) MCITP
11 16 (0.43%) CCNP
12 15 (0.40%) MBA
13 12 (0.32%) CISSP
13 12 (0.32%) MCSE
14 11 (0.30%) CISM
14 11 (0.30%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 195 (5.26%) QA
2 111 (2.99%) Data Quality
3 81 (2.19%) SLA
4 28 (0.76%) CRD IV
5 21 (0.57%) Basel II
6 20 (0.54%) Basel III
7 17 (0.46%) EMIR
7 17 (0.46%) MiFID
8 16 (0.43%) ISO 9001
9 8 (0.22%) Solvency II
10 7 (0.19%) COBIT
11 5 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 3 (0.081%) TickIT
12 3 (0.081%) GxP
13 2 (0.054%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 2 (0.054%) GAMP
13 2 (0.054%) P3O
13 2 (0.054%) BS25999
14 1 (0.027%) Dodd-Frank
14 1 (0.027%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 22 (0.59%) Active Directory
1 22 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (0.30%) VirtualBox
3 10 (0.27%) HDFS
4 5 (0.13%) LXC
4 5 (0.13%) Slurm Workload Manager
4 5 (0.13%) Docker
4 5 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (0.13%) KVM
4 5 (0.13%) Xen
5 4 (0.11%) Snort
5 4 (0.11%) Firmware
5 4 (0.11%) XenApp
6 3 (0.081%) vSphere
6 3 (0.081%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.081%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.081%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.054%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.027%) iptables
8 1 (0.027%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 24 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (0.30%) Vagrant
3 10 (0.27%) SCCM
4 8 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 8 (0.22%) CiscoWorks
4 8 (0.22%) Oracle EDQ
4 8 (0.22%) TrustSec
5 6 (0.16%) SCOM
6 5 (0.13%) Mesos
7 4 (0.11%) Cisco CUCM
8 3 (0.081%) XenMobile
9 1 (0.027%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.027%) Control-M
Vendors
1 702 (18.94%) Microsoft
2 547 (14.76%) Oracle
3 234 (6.31%) Tableau
4 232 (6.26%) SAP
5 174 (4.69%) Business Objects
6 143 (3.86%) IBM
7 132 (3.56%) Cognos
8 114 (3.08%) Teradata
9 105 (2.83%) Google
10 98 (2.64%) Informatica
11 62 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
12 51 (1.38%) MicroStrategy
13 43 (1.16%) Netezza
14 41 (1.11%) Cisco
15 39 (1.05%) Ab Initio
16 33 (0.89%) CA
16 33 (0.89%) Siebel
17 31 (0.84%) Omniture
18 27 (0.73%) Adobe
19 24 (0.65%) Trillium
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum
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Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £21000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + Nego
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Southampton, Hampshire
Engage PSG
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Generous Company Benefits Scheme
Posted: 4 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £90000.00 - £130000.00 per annum
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Salary: £110000 - £145000 per annum + plus package
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Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
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Salary: £40k to £45k + bonus + benefits
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £44000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits package
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £34000 - £42000 per annum + excellent benefits package
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