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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Analysis
Rank 157 171 201
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +30
Permanent jobs citing Data Analysis 2087 1746 1606
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.79% 1.60% 1.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.23% 2.04% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1678 1299 1350
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
93489 85651 91195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.39% 78.67% 77.33%
Number of salaries quoted 75403 70134 77725
Average salary £48,000 £46,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
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 23 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 23 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 1975 £45,000 +8.43% 292
London +23 1108 £51,500 +3.00% 131
City of London +51 298 £51,500 +3.00% 49
South East -43 242 £42,500 +11.11% 44
North West +83 173 £32,500 -8.39% 28
West Midlands +13 118 £37,500 +8.69% 21
Manchester +59 105 £32,500 -21.21% 13
Yorkshire -17 104 £35,000 +14.75% 15
East of England -29 87 £40,000 +14.28% 16
West Yorkshire -18 86 £35,000 +14.75% 12
South West -12 80 £35,000 - 27
Surrey +29 76 £42,500 +13.33% 9
Leeds -29 63 £34,000 +21.42% 7
East Midlands +24 60 £40,000 +14.28% 7
Scotland -2 59 £42,500 +8.28% 11
Hampshire -22 56 £41,000 +25.19% 7
Cheshire +36 50 £36,000 +10.76% 5
Birmingham +12 42 £37,500 +15.38% 5
Cambridgeshire +20 38 £40,000 +6.66% 8
Glasgow -4 34 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Berkshire -8 32 £47,500 -3.25% 9
Hertfordshire -43 32 £42,500 +28.78% 3
Bristol +6 30 £33,875 -3.21% 7
West Sussex +18 27 £32,500 -18.75% 2
Nottinghamshire +20 25 £35,000 +70.73% 2
Cambridge +4 22 £42,000 +5.00% 5
Chester - 22 £41,000 - 4
Nottingham +9 20 £35,000 +70.73% 2
Bromley - 20 £50,000 - 3
Leicestershire -7 18 £47,500 +35.71% 2

Data Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 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 2014 (48.97%) SQL
2 1465 (35.62%) Finance
3 956 (23.24%) Degree
4 918 (22.32%) SQL Server
5 850 (20.67%) Business Intelligence
6 781 (18.99%) Analytics
7 669 (16.27%) Oracle
8 648 (15.75%) MS Excel
9 623 (15.15%) Microsoft
10 621 (15.10%) Data Warehouse
11 574 (13.96%) Data Modelling
12 554 (13.47%) Business Analysis
13 542 (13.18%) Marketing
14 477 (11.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 454 (11.04%) Java
16 450 (10.94%) ETL
17 434 (10.55%) SAS
18 422 (10.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 416 (10.11%) Project Management
20 381 (9.26%) Retail
21 376 (9.14%) .NET
22 370 (9.00%) Data Management
23 353 (8.58%) Banking
24 350 (8.51%) C#
25 348 (8.46%) T-SQL
26 341 (8.29%) Relational Database
27 326 (7.93%) Mathematics
28 321 (7.80%) Big Data
29 314 (7.63%) CRM
30 303 (7.37%) Data Mining

Data Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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
1 434 (10.55%) SAS
2 115 (2.80%) SharePoint
3 32 (0.78%) CMS
4 31 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
5 30 (0.73%) Tomcat
6 25 (0.61%) WebSphere
6 25 (0.61%) Apache
7 24 (0.58%) Apache Pig
7 24 (0.58%) IIS
8 20 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
9 19 (0.46%) Node.js
10 17 (0.41%) WebLogic
10 17 (0.41%) MS Exchange
11 14 (0.34%) MS Project Server
12 11 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
13 9 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
14 8 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2010
15 7 (0.17%) Alfresco
15 7 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
16 6 (0.15%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 648 (15.75%) MS Excel
2 224 (5.45%) MS Office
3 170 (4.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 157 (3.82%) SPSS
5 57 (1.39%) MS Project
6 51 (1.24%) MS Visio
7 47 (1.14%) Spreadsheet
8 31 (0.75%) CPLEX
9 17 (0.41%) Stata
10 16 (0.39%) Photoshop
11 15 (0.36%) FastStats
12 11 (0.27%) PowerPivot
13 10 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
13 10 (0.24%) Simulink
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
Business Applications
1 89 (2.16%) Google Analytics
2 33 (0.80%) WebTrends
3 32 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
4 30 (0.73%) SiteCatalyst
5 18 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
6 16 (0.39%) SAP Business One
7 15 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
8 14 (0.34%) Front Arena
9 12 (0.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 11 (0.27%) Maximo
10 11 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
11 10 (0.24%) Bloomberg TOMS
11 10 (0.24%) Eikon
11 10 (0.24%) Magento
11 10 (0.24%) 3000 Xtra
11 10 (0.24%) Summit
11 10 (0.24%) RMDS
11 10 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
12 9 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
12 9 (0.22%) Eagle PACE
Cloud Services
1 50 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
2 39 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (0.95%) SaaS
3 32 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (0.34%) SuccessFactors
5 8 (0.19%) Taleo
6 7 (0.17%) Responsys
7 5 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.073%) Google App Engine
8 3 (0.073%) PaaS
8 3 (0.073%) IaaS
9 2 (0.049%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (0.049%) Office 365
9 2 (0.049%) GitHub
10 1 (0.024%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 118 (2.87%) Internet
2 51 (1.24%) HTTP
3 47 (1.14%) TCP/IP
4 40 (0.97%) LAN
5 34 (0.83%) SAN
6 33 (0.80%) DNS
6 33 (0.80%) WAN
7 32 (0.78%) SSL
8 29 (0.71%) Firewall
9 21 (0.51%) Intranet
10 18 (0.44%) Wireless
10 18 (0.44%) iSCSI
11 17 (0.41%) BGP
11 17 (0.41%) DHCP
12 15 (0.36%) Network Security
13 14 (0.34%) Multicast
14 13 (0.32%) Broadband
15 12 (0.29%) VPN
16 11 (0.27%) PPP
16 11 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 918 (22.32%) SQL Server
2 621 (15.10%) Data Warehouse
3 477 (11.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 422 (10.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 341 (8.29%) Relational Database
6 321 (7.80%) Big Data
7 303 (7.37%) Data Mining
8 225 (5.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 215 (5.23%) Hadoop
10 178 (4.33%) Oracle Database
11 176 (4.28%) SQL Server 2008
12 127 (3.09%) NoSQL
13 125 (3.04%) MySQL
14 120 (2.92%) QlikView
15 109 (2.65%) MS Access
16 97 (2.36%) Oracle Database 11g
17 94 (2.29%) SQL Server 2005
18 93 (2.26%) Crystal Reports
19 84 (2.04%) RDBMS
20 83 (2.02%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 81 (1.97%) Team Foundation Server
2 72 (1.75%) Visual Studio
3 69 (1.68%) Git (software)
4 51 (1.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 47 (1.14%) ERwin
6 42 (1.02%) Selenium
7 41 (1.00%) Subversion
8 31 (0.75%) JIRA
8 31 (0.75%) Jenkins
9 28 (0.68%) Toad
10 27 (0.66%) Mercurial
10 27 (0.66%) Cucumber
11 23 (0.56%) Maven
12 21 (0.51%) Hudson
13 19 (0.46%) Talend Open Studio
14 18 (0.44%) Eclipse
15 16 (0.39%) CruiseControl
15 16 (0.39%) JBehave
16 15 (0.36%) Visual Studio Team System
16 15 (0.36%) SpecFlow
General
1 1465 (35.62%) Finance
2 542 (13.18%) Marketing
3 381 (9.26%) Retail
4 353 (8.58%) Banking
5 154 (3.74%) Investment Banking
6 128 (3.11%) Telecoms
7 106 (2.58%) Games
7 106 (2.58%) Advertising
8 76 (1.85%) Publishing
9 66 (1.60%) Front Office
10 65 (1.58%) Manufacturing
11 64 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
12 58 (1.41%) Back Office
13 57 (1.39%) Law
14 52 (1.26%) Legal
15 48 (1.17%) Financial Institution
16 28 (0.68%) Automotive
17 26 (0.63%) Retail Banking
18 22 (0.53%) German Language
19 21 (0.51%) French Language
Job Titles
1 2124 (51.64%) Analyst
2 869 (21.13%) Developer
3 802 (19.50%) Business Analyst
4 605 (14.71%) Data Analyst
5 256 (6.22%) Senior Analyst
6 252 (6.13%) Consultant
7 170 (4.13%) Architect
8 154 (3.74%) Senior Developer
9 128 (3.11%) Java Developer
10 123 (2.99%) Analyst Developer
11 122 (2.97%) MI Analyst
12 120 (2.92%) Systems Analyst
13 103 (2.50%) Project Manager
13 103 (2.50%) SQL Developer
14 101 (2.46%) Business Intelligence Analyst
15 99 (2.41%) Support Analyst
16 96 (2.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 90 (2.19%) Report Analyst
18 89 (2.16%) Technical Analyst
19 88 (2.14%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 376 (9.14%) .NET
2 286 (6.95%) HTML
3 206 (5.01%) XML
4 182 (4.42%) CSS
5 110 (2.67%) ASP.NET
6 101 (2.46%) HTML5
7 98 (2.38%) Web Services
8 97 (2.36%) J2EE
9 92 (2.24%) WCF
10 83 (2.02%) WPF
11 75 (1.82%) Spring
11 75 (1.82%) MapReduce
12 71 (1.73%) CSS3
13 66 (1.60%) .NET Framework
14 59 (1.43%) WinForms
15 54 (1.31%) MDX
16 49 (1.19%) jQuery
17 47 (1.14%) ASP.NET MVC
17 47 (1.14%) Middleware
18 44 (1.07%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 326 (7.93%) Mathematics
2 289 (7.03%) Statistics
3 279 (6.78%) Computer Science
4 263 (6.39%) Visualisation
5 209 (5.08%) Management Information System
6 124 (3.01%) Data Integration
7 112 (2.72%) Economics
8 81 (1.97%) Social Media
9 77 (1.87%) Equities
10 68 (1.65%) Credit Risk
11 59 (1.43%) Derivative
12 57 (1.39%) Hedge funds
13 56 (1.36%) Digital Media
14 54 (1.31%) Physics
15 53 (1.29%) Data Extraction
16 48 (1.17%) Fixed Income
17 45 (1.09%) Client/Server
18 44 (1.07%) Open Source
19 37 (0.90%) Mainframe
19 37 (0.90%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 291 (7.08%) Linux
2 240 (5.84%) UNIX
3 236 (5.74%) Windows
4 49 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (0.71%) Android
6 21 (0.51%) Apple iOS
7 19 (0.46%) Ubuntu
8 18 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 17 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
10 16 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
11 14 (0.34%) CentOS
12 13 (0.32%) Solaris
13 11 (0.27%) Windows 7
14 8 (0.19%) Windows XP
15 5 (0.12%) AIX
16 3 (0.073%) Mac OS X
17 2 (0.049%) Mac OS
18 1 (0.024%) Windows 2000 Server
18 1 (0.024%) Windows Vista
18 1 (0.024%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 850 (20.67%) Business Intelligence
2 781 (18.99%) Analytics
3 574 (13.96%) Data Modelling
4 554 (13.47%) Business Analysis
5 450 (10.94%) ETL
6 416 (10.11%) Project Management
7 370 (9.00%) Data Management
8 314 (7.63%) CRM
9 267 (6.49%) Agile Software Development
10 258 (6.27%) E-Commerce
11 223 (5.42%) Migration
12 208 (5.06%) Stakeholder Management
13 201 (4.89%) OO
14 199 (4.84%) Scrum
15 183 (4.45%) User Acceptance Testing
16 182 (4.42%) TDD
17 170 (4.13%) PRINCE2
17 170 (4.13%) UML
18 162 (3.94%) Data Migration
19 161 (3.91%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2014 (48.97%) SQL
2 454 (11.04%) Java
3 350 (8.51%) C#
4 348 (8.46%) T-SQL
5 250 (6.08%) JavaScript
6 241 (5.86%) Python
7 223 (5.42%) VBA
8 201 (4.89%) C++
9 166 (4.04%) R
10 157 (3.82%) PL/SQL
11 135 (3.28%) VB
12 131 (3.19%) MATLAB
13 89 (2.16%) PHP
14 76 (1.85%) Shell Script
15 71 (1.73%) C
16 69 (1.68%) Perl
17 49 (1.19%) Ruby
18 44 (1.07%) VB.NET
19 24 (0.58%) VBScript
20 20 (0.49%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 956 (23.24%) Degree
2 148 (3.60%) ISEB
3 89 (2.16%) PhD
4 72 (1.75%) Security Cleared
5 43 (1.05%) SC Cleared
5 43 (1.05%) PMI Certification
6 26 (0.63%) CISA
6 26 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 23 (0.56%) PMP
8 22 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
8 22 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
9 15 (0.36%) Oracle Certification
10 12 (0.29%) ISTQB
11 11 (0.27%) OCP
12 10 (0.24%) RHCE
13 9 (0.22%) ACCA
13 9 (0.22%) MBA
13 9 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
13 9 (0.22%) APMP
13 9 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 284 (6.90%) QA
2 86 (2.09%) Data Quality
3 56 (1.36%) SLA
4 28 (0.68%) 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
7 16 (0.39%) Basel III
8 15 (0.36%) UCITS
9 14 (0.34%) ISO 9001
10 13 (0.32%) COREP
11 10 (0.24%) FINREP
11 10 (0.24%) COBIT
11 10 (0.24%) Basel II
12 6 (0.15%) ISO 14001
13 5 (0.12%) CRD IV
13 5 (0.12%) FATCA
14 4 (0.097%) MiFID
14 4 (0.097%) Solvency II
System Software
1 46 (1.12%) Active Directory
2 18 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
3 11 (0.27%) Oracle RMAN
4 10 (0.24%) vSphere
4 10 (0.24%) VMware ESX
5 7 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.097%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 4 (0.097%) XenApp
6 4 (0.097%) XenServer
7 2 (0.049%) Snort
8 1 (0.024%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.024%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.024%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.024%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.024%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 23 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
2 22 (0.53%) Puppet
3 18 (0.44%) Nagios
4 17 (0.41%) Data Guard
5 15 (0.36%) EMC NetWorker
6 12 (0.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 12 (0.29%) Capistrano
7 11 (0.27%) SolarWinds Orion
8 8 (0.19%) SCCM
8 8 (0.19%) SCOM
8 8 (0.19%) Oracle EDQ
9 7 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (0.12%) Ganglia
10 5 (0.12%) Zenoss
11 4 (0.097%) Tivoli
12 2 (0.049%) Control-M
12 2 (0.049%) HP Data Protector
12 2 (0.049%) CiscoWorks
13 1 (0.024%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 1 (0.024%) Salt
Vendors
1 669 (16.27%) Oracle
2 623 (15.15%) Microsoft
3 183 (4.45%) Business Objects
4 179 (4.35%) SAP
5 166 (4.04%) Google
6 126 (3.06%) Cognos
7 120 (2.92%) Informatica
8 111 (2.70%) Tableau
9 85 (2.07%) IBM
10 75 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
11 46 (1.12%) Sybase
12 45 (1.09%) Teradata
13 41 (1.00%) Siebel
14 38 (0.92%) Red Hat
14 38 (0.92%) Omniture
15 37 (0.90%) Adobe
16 36 (0.88%) Trillium
17 35 (0.85%) Bloomberg
18 32 (0.78%) JBoss
18 32 (0.78%) MicroStrategy
London
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + PMI, Pension, Bonus, etc
Posted: 59 minutes ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum plus bonus, pension, and additional
Posted: 1 hour ago
Durham, County Durham
Concept Personnel
Salary: From £22,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
South East
Dunnhumby
Posted: 2 hours ago
Central London / West End
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum + Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Avios
Posted: 4 hours ago
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
Eden Lea Consultants
Salary: From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £65000 per annum - generous benefits package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: Plus Full Benefits Package
Posted: 5 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
KDR
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 6 hours ago
Chard, Somerset
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Pension
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Package
Posted: 20 hours ago
Livingston, West Lothian
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 21 hours ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £DOE + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: Plus Full Benefits Package
Posted: 23 hours ago
South East
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago