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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Analysis
Rank 193 191 186
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Permanent jobs citing Data Analysis 1794 1908 1993
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.74% 1.72% 1.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.98% 2.01% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1441 1523 1597
Average salary £46,125 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.52% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,750 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,142
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.68%

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
90517 95084 102220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.61% 85.94% 85.32%
Number of salaries quoted 75230 76808 82364
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 30 April 2016 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 30 April 2016. 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 -10 1642 £45,250 +6.47% 227
London -8 840 £52,500 - 113
South East +43 317 £42,500 +15.25% 28
City of London +7 165 £50,000 -4.76% 28
South West +61 146 £51,250 +46.42% 11
North West -12 111 £35,000 - 23
West Midlands -11 90 £35,500 -5.33% 14
Scotland +27 81 £52,500 +40.00% 11
Surrey +34 71 £37,500 -6.25% 7
Manchester -34 70 £35,000 -6.66% 18
East of England -32 66 £41,250 -1.78% 16
Berkshire +30 60 £42,500 -5.55% 5
Yorkshire -24 55 £32,500 -1.51% 13
Wales +32 50 £40,000 -11.11% 2
South Wales +40 49 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Hampshire -5 48 £42,500 -3.40% 4
Edinburgh +41 47 £55,000 +116.01% 8
West Yorkshire -24 46 £32,500 -4.41% 11
Buckinghamshire 0 44 £32,500 +1.56% 3
Oxfordshire +16 40 £52,500 +84.21% 3
Milton Keynes +9 39 £32,750 +9.16% 2
Leeds -26 38 £32,500 - 8
Bristol +11 37 £42,500 -2.85% 6
Wiltshire +9 34 £55,000 +57.14% 2
Hertfordshire +29 32 £40,500 +24.61% 6
Glasgow -4 32 £52,500 +40.00% 2
Birmingham -9 31 £28,622 -23.67% 7
West Sussex +13 30 £37,500 +14.94% 2
Swindon +14 26 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Cardiff +15 25 £50,000 - 1

Data Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 1724 (47.21%) SQL
2 1192 (32.64%) Finance
3 1122 (30.72%) Analytical Skills
4 979 (26.81%) Business Intelligence
5 763 (20.89%) Degree
6 744 (20.37%) SQL Server
7 702 (19.22%) Microsoft
8 693 (18.98%) Analytics
9 651 (17.83%) MS Excel
10 615 (16.84%) Agile Software Development
11 596 (16.32%) Data Warehouse
12 494 (13.53%) Oracle
13 484 (13.25%) Data Modelling
14 460 (12.60%) Marketing
15 451 (12.35%) ETL
16 427 (11.69%) Python
17 414 (11.34%) Data Management
18 400 (10.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 393 (10.76%) SAS
20 371 (10.16%) Big Data
21 363 (9.94%) Computer Science
22 361 (9.88%) Management Information System
23 351 (9.61%) Data Quality
24 350 (9.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 345 (9.45%) Business Analysis
26 340 (9.31%) R
27 327 (8.95%) Stakeholder Management
28 325 (8.90%) Java
29 320 (8.76%) MS Office
30 317 (8.68%) Project Management

Data Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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
1 393 (10.76%) SAS
2 102 (2.79%) Apache Spark
3 85 (2.33%) SharePoint
4 52 (1.42%) CMS
5 50 (1.37%) Apache Pig
6 40 (1.10%) Apache
7 36 (0.99%) Tomcat
8 26 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
9 25 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
10 21 (0.58%) IIS
11 18 (0.49%) JBoss
12 17 (0.47%) Confluence
13 11 (0.30%) WebSphere
14 10 (0.27%) Node.js
15 6 (0.16%) ArcGIS
15 6 (0.16%) IBM Notes
15 6 (0.16%) WordPress
16 5 (0.14%) Drupal
16 5 (0.14%) NetWeaver
16 5 (0.14%) SAP EP
Applications
1 651 (17.83%) MS Excel
2 320 (8.76%) MS Office
3 164 (4.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 94 (2.57%) SPSS
5 86 (2.35%) MS Visio
6 33 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
7 19 (0.52%) MS Project
8 9 (0.25%) Photoshop
8 9 (0.25%) Stata
9 8 (0.22%) Simulink
10 5 (0.14%) HipChat
11 4 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
11 4 (0.11%) Mathematica
11 4 (0.11%) Weka
12 3 (0.082%) S-PLUS
13 2 (0.055%) EViews
13 2 (0.055%) Fireworks
13 2 (0.055%) GenStat
13 2 (0.055%) GNU Octave
14 1 (0.027%) Mathcad
Business Applications
1 32 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
1 32 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 27 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (0.74%) Markit EDM
3 22 (0.60%) Hyperion Planning
4 20 (0.55%) HFM
4 20 (0.55%) Oracle Applications
5 18 (0.49%) Oracle ERP
6 16 (0.44%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 14 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
7 14 (0.38%) Oracle Financials
7 14 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
8 10 (0.27%) WebTrends
9 8 (0.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 8 (0.22%) Eagle PACE
10 7 (0.19%) Oracle FAH
10 7 (0.19%) SAP Bank Analyzer
11 6 (0.16%) MetaTrader
11 6 (0.16%) PeopleSoft HCM
11 6 (0.16%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 76 (2.08%) SaaS
2 59 (1.62%) Amazon AWS
3 40 (1.10%) Google Analytics
4 30 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
5 24 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
6 20 (0.55%) Amazon EMR
7 19 (0.52%) Amazon S3
8 14 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
9 12 (0.33%) Force.com
10 10 (0.27%) Office 365
11 9 (0.25%) Adobe Analytics
12 5 (0.14%) PaaS
13 4 (0.11%) AdWords
14 3 (0.082%) Dropbox
14 3 (0.082%) Taleo
15 2 (0.055%) Google Cloud Platform
15 2 (0.055%) SuccessFactors
16 1 (0.027%) Amazon Kinesis
16 1 (0.027%) Google Drive
16 1 (0.027%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 29 (0.79%) LAN
1 29 (0.79%) Network Security
2 28 (0.77%) WAN
3 27 (0.74%) Internet
3 27 (0.74%) TCP/IP
4 24 (0.66%) Firewall
5 19 (0.52%) SMS
6 11 (0.30%) HTTP
7 10 (0.27%) SAN
8 8 (0.22%) tcpdump
9 7 (0.19%) Intranet
9 7 (0.19%) Intrusion Detection
9 7 (0.19%) NGN
9 7 (0.19%) Skype
9 7 (0.19%) Wireless
10 6 (0.16%) DHCP
10 6 (0.16%) DNS
10 6 (0.16%) SSL
10 6 (0.16%) Wireless Security
10 6 (0.16%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 744 (20.37%) SQL Server
2 596 (16.32%) Data Warehouse
3 400 (10.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 371 (10.16%) Big Data
5 350 (9.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 291 (7.97%) Data Mining
7 245 (6.71%) Hadoop
8 241 (6.60%) QlikView
9 215 (5.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 191 (5.23%) BusinessObjects
11 181 (4.96%) Relational Database
12 130 (3.56%) SQL Server 2008
13 121 (3.31%) PostgreSQL
14 117 (3.20%) NoSQL
15 110 (3.01%) MongoDB
15 110 (3.01%) MySQL
16 102 (2.79%) SQL Server 2012
17 93 (2.55%) Data Mart
18 87 (2.38%) Oracle Database
19 82 (2.25%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 66 (1.81%) JIRA
2 61 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 47 (1.29%) Git (software)
3 47 (1.29%) Toad
4 29 (0.79%) Jenkins
5 22 (0.60%) ERwin
5 22 (0.60%) Talend Open Studio
6 20 (0.55%) Visual Studio
7 19 (0.52%) Eclipse
7 19 (0.52%) Subversion
8 17 (0.47%) Vagrant
8 17 (0.47%) Yeoman
9 16 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
10 15 (0.41%) Selenium
11 11 (0.30%) Axure RP
11 11 (0.30%) JUnit
11 11 (0.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 10 (0.27%) Cucumber
12 10 (0.27%) JBehave
12 10 (0.27%) SpecFlow
General
1 1192 (32.64%) Finance
2 460 (12.60%) Marketing
3 303 (8.30%) Banking
4 185 (5.07%) Retail
5 135 (3.70%) Telecoms
6 76 (2.08%) Manufacturing
7 74 (2.03%) Legal
8 65 (1.78%) Billing
9 56 (1.53%) Advertising
10 52 (1.42%) Publishing
11 49 (1.34%) Pharmaceutical
12 43 (1.18%) Back Office
13 40 (1.10%) Front Office
14 38 (1.04%) Games
15 37 (1.01%) Aerospace
15 37 (1.01%) Electronics
16 27 (0.74%) Financial Institution
16 27 (0.74%) Investment Banking
17 26 (0.71%) Military
18 24 (0.66%) Law
Job Titles
1 1717 (47.02%) Analyst
2 647 (17.72%) Developer
3 558 (15.28%) Data Analyst
4 451 (12.35%) Business Analyst
5 265 (7.26%) SQL Analyst
6 262 (7.17%) Consultant
7 223 (6.11%) Data Scientist
8 195 (5.34%) SQL Developer
9 181 (4.96%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 173 (4.74%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 151 (4.13%) Analyst Developer
12 145 (3.97%) Senior Analyst
13 138 (3.78%) Architect
14 127 (3.48%) SQL Data Analyst
15 102 (2.79%) Support Analyst
16 98 (2.68%) Applications Support
17 89 (2.44%) Systems Analyst
18 88 (2.41%) Excel Analyst
18 88 (2.41%) Oracle Developer
18 88 (2.41%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 175 (4.79%) .NET
2 144 (3.94%) HTML
3 113 (3.09%) XML
4 109 (2.98%) CSS
5 83 (2.27%) MDX
6 69 (1.89%) D3.js
7 63 (1.73%) Web Services
8 53 (1.45%) jQuery
9 47 (1.29%) ASP.NET
10 44 (1.20%) HTML5
11 42 (1.15%) Natural Language Processing
12 40 (1.10%) AngularJS
13 39 (1.07%) Spring
14 38 (1.04%) Pandas
15 34 (0.93%) Hibernate
16 33 (0.90%) REST
17 30 (0.82%) NumPy
18 26 (0.71%) J2EE
18 26 (0.71%) JSON
18 26 (0.71%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 1122 (30.72%) Analytical Skills
2 363 (9.94%) Computer Science
3 361 (9.88%) Management Information System
4 303 (8.30%) Visualisation
5 282 (7.72%) Mathematics
6 271 (7.42%) Statistics
7 154 (4.22%) Algorithms
8 126 (3.45%) Data Structures
9 118 (3.23%) User Experience
10 115 (3.15%) Data Integration
11 70 (1.92%) Physics
12 61 (1.67%) Mobile App
13 60 (1.64%) Social Media
14 55 (1.51%) NHS
15 53 (1.45%) Data Extraction
16 52 (1.42%) Credit Risk
17 48 (1.31%) Hedge funds
18 47 (1.29%) Reference Data
19 46 (1.26%) Derivative
20 36 (0.99%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 194 (5.31%) Windows
2 155 (4.24%) Linux
3 151 (4.13%) Unix
4 33 (0.90%) Windows Server
5 21 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (0.41%) Solaris
7 12 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (0.25%) Apple iOS
9 7 (0.19%) CentOS
9 7 (0.19%) Windows 7
10 5 (0.14%) AIX
10 5 (0.14%) Android
10 5 (0.14%) VxWorks
11 4 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.082%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.055%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.027%) Debian
14 1 (0.027%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 979 (26.81%) Business Intelligence
2 693 (18.98%) Analytics
3 615 (16.84%) Agile Software Development
4 484 (13.25%) Data Modelling
5 451 (12.35%) ETL
6 414 (11.34%) Data Management
7 345 (9.45%) Business Analysis
8 327 (8.95%) Stakeholder Management
9 317 (8.68%) Project Management
10 245 (6.71%) Data Analytics
11 238 (6.52%) Machine Learning
12 202 (5.53%) User Acceptance Testing
13 193 (5.28%) CRM
13 193 (5.28%) Migration
14 179 (4.90%) SDLC
15 174 (4.76%) ITIL
16 166 (4.55%) Software Engineering
17 164 (4.49%) Continuous Improvement
17 164 (4.49%) Data Visualisation
18 157 (4.30%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1724 (47.21%) SQL
2 427 (11.69%) Python
3 340 (9.31%) R
4 325 (8.90%) Java
5 303 (8.30%) T-SQL
6 191 (5.23%) PL/SQL
6 191 (5.23%) VBA
7 171 (4.68%) C#
8 163 (4.46%) C
9 158 (4.33%) JavaScript
10 157 (4.30%) C++
11 112 (3.07%) MATLAB
12 81 (2.22%) Scala
13 54 (1.48%) Ruby
14 52 (1.42%) VB
15 41 (1.12%) Perl
16 36 (0.99%) PHP
17 24 (0.66%) Clojure
18 20 (0.55%) Bash Shell
19 18 (0.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 763 (20.89%) Degree
2 120 (3.29%) Security Cleared
3 115 (3.15%) PhD
4 78 (2.14%) SC Cleared
5 57 (1.56%) ISEB
6 39 (1.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 34 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
8 32 (0.88%) CISA
9 25 (0.68%) PMI Certification
10 23 (0.63%) ISTQB
11 22 (0.60%) CISSP
12 20 (0.55%) PMP
13 19 (0.52%) DV Cleared
14 18 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
14 18 (0.49%) PCI QSA
15 17 (0.47%) CISM
16 16 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 14 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
18 13 (0.36%) CBAP
19 11 (0.30%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 351 (9.61%) Data Quality
2 166 (4.55%) QA
3 121 (3.31%) SLA
4 22 (0.60%) MiFID
5 20 (0.55%) PCI DSS
6 19 (0.52%) EMIR
7 11 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 10 (0.27%) CRD IV
8 10 (0.27%) P3O
8 10 (0.27%) SDET
9 8 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
9 8 (0.22%) HMG Infosec
10 6 (0.16%) BS7666
11 5 (0.14%) GPG13
12 4 (0.11%) AIFMD
12 4 (0.11%) GMP
12 4 (0.11%) UCITS
13 3 (0.082%) Basel II
13 3 (0.082%) COREP
13 3 (0.082%) HL7
System Software
1 22 (0.60%) Active Directory
2 17 (0.47%) VirtualBox
3 13 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (0.33%) Snort
5 8 (0.22%) Firmware
6 7 (0.19%) Apache Flume
7 5 (0.14%) HDFS
7 5 (0.14%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.055%) Docker
8 2 (0.055%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.055%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.027%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.027%) XenApp
9 1 (0.027%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (0.41%) EnCase
2 7 (0.19%) logstash
3 6 (0.16%) Kibana
3 6 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.14%) Puppet
4 5 (0.14%) Terraform
5 3 (0.082%) Hadoop YARN
5 3 (0.082%) Nessus
5 3 (0.082%) Oracle EDQ
5 3 (0.082%) SCOM
5 3 (0.082%) Thomson Reuters DACS
6 2 (0.055%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.055%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (0.055%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.055%) Oozie
6 2 (0.055%) SCCM
6 2 (0.055%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.027%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.027%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 702 (19.22%) Microsoft
2 494 (13.53%) Oracle
3 296 (8.11%) Tableau
4 225 (6.16%) SAP
5 107 (2.93%) Cognos
6 80 (2.19%) Informatica
7 71 (1.94%) IBM
8 60 (1.64%) Google
9 56 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
10 47 (1.29%) Teradata
11 43 (1.18%) Splunk
12 39 (1.07%) Bloomberg
13 37 (1.01%) Reuters
14 29 (0.79%) Hyperion
15 28 (0.77%) Remedy
15 28 (0.77%) Sybase
16 26 (0.71%) ServiceNow
17 25 (0.68%) Cisco
18 23 (0.63%) Progress
19 22 (0.60%) Ab Initio
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Colston Consulting
Salary: £37000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £55000 Per Annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Resourcing People Ltd.
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum plus great benefits.
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Barclays Retail
Salary: Competitive plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Barclays Retail
Salary: Competitive plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Scott-Merrick LLP
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Scott-Merrick LLP
Salary: Benefits & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 - £44000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Simplified Recruitment
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: Yesterday
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
onezeero.
Salary: package and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hinckley, Leicestershire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: c60-65,000
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
LV
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago