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

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Analysis
Rank 173 202 207
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +5
Permanent jobs citing Data Analysis 1958 1581 1603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.74% 1.44% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.12% 1.76% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1560 1211 1331
Average salary £43,500 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.16% +1.17%
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 £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%

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
92374 89648 91863
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.25% 81.74% 79.51%
Number of salaries quoted 76138 72001 78206
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 18 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 18 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 1873 £43,500 - 269
London +35 888 £50,000 -4.76% 124
South East +63 373 £40,000 - 48
City of London +44 228 £55,000 -8.33% 59
North West +38 130 £32,500 +4.83% 13
East of England +3 123 £40,000 +14.28% 18
West Midlands +6 116 £36,000 +2.85% 17
South West +19 111 £35,000 -6.66% 16
Manchester +49 103 £32,500 +8.33% 9
Surrey +18 91 £42,500 - 8
Berkshire +38 75 £40,000 - 6
Yorkshire -11 69 £32,500 -13.33% 17
Hampshire 0 56 £37,500 +15.38% 8
West Yorkshire -5 54 £32,500 +0.77% 11
Scotland +25 52 £45,000 +9.09% 13
Cambridgeshire +23 52 £43,000 +22.85% 8
Bristol +44 46 £35,000 -7.28% 9
Oxfordshire +43 45 £50,000 +16.95% 6
Kent +18 43 £44,000 +3.52% 3
East Midlands +11 41 £36,000 +2.85% 8
Buckinghamshire +22 34 £37,500 +5.63% 8
Birmingham -18 34 £34,750 -6.08% 3
Essex -5 32 £47,500 +43.93% 2
Oxford +31 31 £50,000 -15.25% 2
Reading +14 31 £45,750 +18.83% 1
Cambridge +14 31 £43,000 +22.85% 3
Leeds -1 29 £34,000 -15.00% 5
Coventry +9 27 £36,000 +20.00% 4
Edinburgh +9 26 £45,000 -13.46% 5
Glasgow +5 24 £38,750 -11.42% 4

Data Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 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 1914 (48.74%) SQL
2 1255 (31.96%) Finance
3 949 (24.17%) Business Intelligence
4 946 (24.09%) SQL Server
5 901 (22.94%) Analytical Skills
6 870 (22.15%) Degree
7 774 (19.71%) Analytics
8 750 (19.10%) Microsoft
9 679 (17.29%) MS Excel
10 597 (15.20%) Agile Software Development
11 566 (14.41%) Oracle
12 549 (13.98%) Data Warehouse
13 544 (13.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 505 (12.86%) Data Modelling
15 476 (12.12%) ETL
16 466 (11.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 434 (11.05%) Project Management
18 428 (10.90%) Marketing
19 415 (10.57%) Business Analysis
20 382 (9.73%) SAS
21 353 (8.99%) Java
22 332 (8.45%) Data Mining
23 325 (8.28%) T-SQL
24 324 (8.25%) CRM
25 319 (8.12%) Relational Database
26 314 (8.00%) Mathematics
27 308 (7.84%) Banking
28 300 (7.64%) Data Management
29 293 (7.46%) MS Office
30 283 (7.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services

Data Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 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
1 382 (9.73%) SAS
2 182 (4.63%) SharePoint
3 37 (0.94%) Apache Pig
4 32 (0.81%) CMS
5 30 (0.76%) IIS
6 22 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
7 21 (0.53%) Tomcat
8 20 (0.51%) JBoss
9 18 (0.46%) MS Exchange
9 18 (0.46%) Apache Spark
10 17 (0.43%) Apache
11 16 (0.41%) WebSphere
12 15 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
12 15 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
13 13 (0.33%) Alfresco
14 12 (0.31%) Documentum
14 12 (0.31%) WebLogic
15 10 (0.25%) Lync
16 9 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
16 9 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 679 (17.29%) MS Excel
2 293 (7.46%) MS Office
3 161 (4.10%) SPSS
4 150 (3.82%) MS PowerPoint
5 96 (2.44%) MS Visio
6 93 (2.37%) PowerPivot
7 52 (1.32%) MS Project
8 36 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
9 22 (0.56%) FastStats
10 21 (0.53%) CPLEX
11 16 (0.41%) Photoshop
11 16 (0.41%) Weka
12 12 (0.31%) Simulink
13 8 (0.20%) Stata
14 6 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
15 3 (0.076%) InDesign
15 3 (0.076%) S-PLUS
16 2 (0.051%) Mathematica
17 1 (0.025%) Maple
17 1 (0.025%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 102 (2.60%) Google Analytics
2 38 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
3 23 (0.59%) WebTrends
4 20 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
4 20 (0.51%) SiteCatalyst
5 19 (0.48%) Cognos TM1
6 17 (0.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 15 (0.38%) SAP InfiniteInsight
7 15 (0.38%) Markit EDM
8 13 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
9 11 (0.28%) Oracle Retail
10 9 (0.23%) Eikon
10 9 (0.23%) 3000 Xtra
10 9 (0.23%) Bloomberg TOMS
10 9 (0.23%) Front Arena
10 9 (0.23%) RMDS
10 9 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
10 9 (0.23%) Summit
11 8 (0.20%) assyst
11 8 (0.20%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 59 (1.50%) SaaS
2 30 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
3 26 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (0.51%) Office 365
5 15 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (0.23%) SuccessFactors
7 6 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (0.076%) PaaS
8 3 (0.076%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.051%) MailChimp
9 2 (0.051%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.025%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 76 (1.94%) Internet
2 60 (1.53%) Firewall
3 56 (1.43%) TCP/IP
4 45 (1.15%) LAN
5 39 (0.99%) WAN
6 35 (0.89%) VPN
7 29 (0.74%) DNS
7 29 (0.74%) Network Security
8 28 (0.71%) SAN
9 26 (0.66%) Multicast
10 25 (0.64%) VLAN
11 24 (0.61%) MPLS
11 24 (0.61%) OSPF
11 24 (0.61%) BGP
12 23 (0.59%) Ethernet
13 21 (0.53%) Intranet
13 21 (0.53%) iSCSI
14 18 (0.46%) Wireless
14 18 (0.46%) DHCP
15 17 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 946 (24.09%) SQL Server
2 549 (13.98%) Data Warehouse
3 544 (13.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 466 (11.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 332 (8.45%) Data Mining
6 319 (8.12%) Relational Database
7 283 (7.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 223 (5.68%) Big Data
9 222 (5.65%) SQL Server 2008
10 163 (4.15%) Hadoop
11 156 (3.97%) Oracle Database
12 112 (2.85%) Crystal Reports
13 106 (2.70%) MS Access
13 106 (2.70%) QlikView
14 103 (2.62%) MySQL
15 89 (2.27%) NoSQL
16 87 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
17 75 (1.91%) SQL Server 2012
18 71 (1.81%) BusinessObjects
19 69 (1.76%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 55 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
2 43 (1.09%) Git (software)
3 39 (0.99%) Visual Studio
4 33 (0.84%) Subversion
5 31 (0.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 23 (0.59%) ERwin
7 20 (0.51%) Cucumber
8 18 (0.46%) LSMW
9 17 (0.43%) Selenium
10 15 (0.38%) Toad
10 15 (0.38%) Jenkins
11 14 (0.36%) Talend Open Studio
12 13 (0.33%) JIRA
13 12 (0.31%) Maven
14 11 (0.28%) Eclipse
14 11 (0.28%) Mercurial
15 10 (0.25%) Dreamweaver
16 9 (0.23%) Visual Studio Team System
17 8 (0.20%) SpecFlow
18 7 (0.18%) JsTestDriver
General
1 1255 (31.96%) Finance
2 428 (10.90%) Marketing
3 308 (7.84%) Banking
4 251 (6.39%) Retail
5 112 (2.85%) Investment Banking
6 101 (2.57%) Advertising
7 100 (2.55%) Telecoms
8 89 (2.27%) Legal
9 67 (1.71%) Publishing
10 61 (1.55%) Law
11 53 (1.35%) Manufacturing
12 51 (1.30%) Front Office
13 50 (1.27%) Games
14 41 (1.04%) Back Office
15 37 (0.94%) Billing
16 33 (0.84%) Electronics
17 32 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
18 28 (0.71%) French Language
19 24 (0.61%) Aerospace
20 23 (0.59%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2094 (53.32%) Analyst
2 769 (19.58%) Business Analyst
3 731 (18.61%) Developer
4 640 (16.30%) Data Analyst
5 202 (5.14%) Consultant
6 196 (4.99%) Senior Analyst
7 152 (3.87%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 131 (3.34%) MI Analyst
9 128 (3.26%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 120 (3.06%) Systems Analyst
11 116 (2.95%) Senior Developer
12 114 (2.90%) Support Analyst
13 107 (2.72%) Data Scientist
14 105 (2.67%) Architect
15 103 (2.62%) Report Analyst
16 96 (2.44%) Analyst Developer
17 84 (2.14%) Java Developer
18 82 (2.09%) SQL Developer
19 80 (2.04%) Applications Support
20 73 (1.86%) Insight Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 268 (6.82%) .NET
2 194 (4.94%) HTML
3 158 (4.02%) XML
4 110 (2.80%) ASP.NET
5 105 (2.67%) Web Services
6 92 (2.34%) CSS
7 56 (1.43%) HTML5
8 51 (1.30%) .NET Framework
9 47 (1.20%) WCF
10 45 (1.15%) Spring
11 43 (1.09%) jQuery
12 39 (0.99%) ASP.NET MVC
13 37 (0.94%) J2EE
14 36 (0.92%) XSLT
15 32 (0.81%) JSON
15 32 (0.81%) CSS3
16 29 (0.74%) RESTful
17 28 (0.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 28 (0.71%) SOAP
18 26 (0.66%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 901 (22.94%) Analytical Skills
2 314 (8.00%) Mathematics
3 275 (7.00%) Management Information System
4 272 (6.93%) Statistics
5 269 (6.85%) Computer Science
6 224 (5.70%) Visualisation
7 221 (5.63%) Algorithms
8 119 (3.03%) Data Integration
9 101 (2.57%) Data Structures
10 96 (2.44%) Economics
11 88 (2.24%) User Experience
12 72 (1.83%) Data Extraction
13 60 (1.53%) Credit Risk
14 54 (1.38%) Derivative
14 54 (1.38%) Equities
15 52 (1.32%) Physics
16 50 (1.27%) Social Media
17 49 (1.25%) Open Source
18 42 (1.07%) Fixed Income
19 39 (0.99%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 214 (5.45%) Windows
2 165 (4.20%) Linux
3 145 (3.69%) UNIX
4 78 (1.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 49 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 35 (0.89%) Windows 7
7 31 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
8 20 (0.51%) CentOS
8 20 (0.51%) Windows XP
9 15 (0.38%) Android
10 14 (0.36%) Windows 8
11 11 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (0.28%) Apple iOS
12 8 (0.20%) Ubuntu
12 8 (0.20%) Solaris
13 7 (0.18%) Mac OS X
14 5 (0.13%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.051%) AIX
16 1 (0.025%) Windows Mobile
16 1 (0.025%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 949 (24.17%) Business Intelligence
2 774 (19.71%) Analytics
3 597 (15.20%) Agile Software Development
4 505 (12.86%) Data Modelling
5 476 (12.12%) ETL
6 434 (11.05%) Project Management
7 415 (10.57%) Business Analysis
8 324 (8.25%) CRM
9 300 (7.64%) Data Management
10 224 (5.70%) ITIL
11 210 (5.35%) Stakeholder Management
12 208 (5.30%) Migration
13 192 (4.89%) User Acceptance Testing
14 179 (4.56%) E-Commerce
15 162 (4.13%) Scrum
16 158 (4.02%) Software Engineering
17 146 (3.72%) TDD
18 136 (3.46%) Continuous Improvement
19 134 (3.41%) Data Analytics
20 132 (3.36%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 1914 (48.74%) SQL
2 353 (8.99%) Java
3 325 (8.28%) T-SQL
4 268 (6.82%) C#
5 264 (6.72%) Python
6 205 (5.22%) VBA
7 175 (4.46%) C++
7 175 (4.46%) R
8 163 (4.15%) JavaScript
9 138 (3.51%) PL/SQL
10 96 (2.44%) MATLAB
11 87 (2.22%) C
11 87 (2.22%) Perl
12 76 (1.94%) VB
13 75 (1.91%) PHP
14 53 (1.35%) Shell Script
15 51 (1.30%) Ruby
16 41 (1.04%) VB.NET
17 34 (0.87%) Scala
18 27 (0.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 870 (22.15%) Degree
2 110 (2.80%) PhD
3 95 (2.42%) ISEB
4 64 (1.63%) Security Cleared
5 42 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
6 34 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
7 31 (0.79%) CCNA
8 29 (0.74%) SC Cleared
9 25 (0.64%) Oracle Certification
10 24 (0.61%) OCP
10 24 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
10 24 (0.61%) CCNP
11 18 (0.46%) CISA
12 17 (0.43%) MCSE
13 13 (0.33%) MCP
13 13 (0.33%) 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
1 243 (6.19%) QA
2 85 (2.16%) SLA
3 61 (1.55%) Data Quality
4 37 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 20 (0.51%) ISO 9001
6 13 (0.33%) Basel II
7 12 (0.31%) EMIR
8 11 (0.28%) ISO 14001
9 9 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 9 (0.23%) COBIT
9 9 (0.23%) HL7
10 8 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
11 7 (0.18%) UCITS
12 6 (0.15%) Basel III
12 6 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 6 (0.15%) GAMP
13 5 (0.13%) 21 CFR Part 11
13 5 (0.13%) MiFID
13 5 (0.13%) CRD IV
13 5 (0.13%) COREP
System Software
1 31 (0.79%) Active Directory
2 19 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
3 13 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (0.28%) Hyper-V
5 10 (0.25%) VMware ESX
5 10 (0.25%) Oracle RMAN
5 10 (0.25%) vSphere
6 4 (0.10%) HDFS
7 3 (0.076%) Snort
8 2 (0.051%) NFS
8 2 (0.051%) XenApp
8 2 (0.051%) XenServer
8 2 (0.051%) Firmware
8 2 (0.051%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.051%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (0.025%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 25 (0.64%) Data Guard
2 18 (0.46%) SCOM
3 12 (0.31%) EMC NetWorker
3 12 (0.31%) CiscoWorks
3 12 (0.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 10 (0.25%) Puppet
5 9 (0.23%) Cisco CUCM
6 7 (0.18%) SCCM
7 6 (0.15%) Nagios
7 6 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (0.13%) Control-M
9 4 (0.10%) Oracle EDQ
9 4 (0.10%) Ganglia
9 4 (0.10%) Zenoss
9 4 (0.10%) SolarWinds Orion
10 2 (0.051%) HP Data Protector
10 2 (0.051%) Nessus
10 2 (0.051%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.051%) EdgeSight
11 1 (0.025%) Graphite
Vendors
1 750 (19.10%) Microsoft
2 566 (14.41%) Oracle
3 196 (4.99%) SAP
4 187 (4.76%) Business Objects
5 135 (3.44%) Cognos
6 129 (3.28%) Google
7 126 (3.21%) Tableau
8 96 (2.44%) IBM
9 87 (2.22%) Informatica
10 79 (2.01%) Teradata
11 56 (1.43%) PeopleSoft
12 51 (1.30%) Adobe
13 49 (1.25%) Netezza
14 41 (1.04%) Red Hat
15 37 (0.94%) Cisco
16 35 (0.89%) Bloomberg
17 31 (0.79%) VMware
18 30 (0.76%) Juniper
19 29 (0.74%) Omniture
20 28 (0.71%) F5
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + car
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £30000 per annum + Parking pension childcare vouchers, BUPA
Posted: 5 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £39000 per annum + parking, pension, life, health 25 hol
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Over Time
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £31000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + package
Posted: 8 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Webrecruit
Salary: Up to £27,000 per annum Plus Performance Related Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
North London
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £25,000 to £33,000 per annum Plus Bonus - Talented Agency
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Connectus
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bexhill-On-Sea, East Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £28000 - £38000 Per Annum 5% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday