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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Analysis
Rank 155 169 194
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +25
Permanent jobs citing Data Analysis 2100 1798 1688
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.79% 1.65% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.22% 2.08% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1671 1370 1398
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 £28,600 £27,500 £27,650
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -

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
94474 86317 91123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.65% 79.42% 77.76%
Number of salaries quoted 75344 70549 77369
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £73,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 August 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 22 August 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 +11 1985 £45,000 +8.43% 306
London +35 1078 £51,500 +3.00% 127
City of London +52 275 £51,500 +3.00% 50
South East -68 237 £42,000 +5.00% 62
North West +62 189 £32,500 -16.66% 27
Yorkshire -10 123 £35,000 +7.69% 18
West Midlands +10 119 £37,500 +10.29% 20
Manchester +49 109 £31,500 -31.89% 15
East of England +10 99 £37,500 +15.38% 21
West Yorkshire -19 99 £35,000 +6.06% 14
Surrey +18 85 £42,500 +13.33% 17
South West -15 82 £45,000 +28.57% 21
Scotland -17 62 £42,500 +6.25% 13
Leeds -32 62 £33,250 +9.01% 8
Cheshire +22 58 £37,500 +25.00% 7
East Midlands +8 54 £42,500 +21.42% 12
Hampshire -23 50 £42,000 +20.00% 13
Cambridgeshire +33 49 £37,500 -6.25% 9
Glasgow -9 43 £42,500 +8.28% 7
Birmingham +5 42 £37,500 +37.61% 8
Berkshire -25 37 £40,000 -25.23% 7
Cambridge +25 34 £41,250 - 7
Bristol +13 31 £40,000 +14.28% 8
Hertfordshire -19 30 £32,500 +16.07% 8
Chester +22 29 - -
Nottinghamshire +17 26 £35,000 +52.45% 2
Bromley - 26 £50,000 - 7
West Sussex -7 25 £32,500 -18.75% 2
Staffordshire +10 21 £37,500 +15.38% 3
Nottingham +2 21 £35,000 +52.45% 2

Data Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 2025 (49.34%) SQL
2 1391 (33.89%) Finance
3 971 (23.66%) Degree
4 921 (22.44%) SQL Server
5 861 (20.98%) Business Intelligence
6 793 (19.32%) Analytics
7 672 (16.37%) MS Excel
8 666 (16.23%) Oracle
9 652 (15.89%) Microsoft
10 597 (14.55%) Data Warehouse
11 532 (12.96%) Data Modelling
12 519 (12.65%) Business Analysis
13 517 (12.60%) Marketing
14 463 (11.28%) ETL
15 461 (11.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 431 (10.50%) Project Management
17 429 (10.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 417 (10.16%) Java
19 402 (9.80%) SAS
20 367 (8.94%) Data Management
21 358 (8.72%) T-SQL
22 344 (8.38%) Mathematics
23 341 (8.31%) .NET
24 336 (8.19%) Retail
25 323 (7.87%) CRM
26 318 (7.75%) C#
27 317 (7.72%) Banking
28 316 (7.70%) Relational Database
29 299 (7.29%) Statistics
30 295 (7.19%) Big Data

Data Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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
1 402 (9.80%) SAS
2 128 (3.12%) SharePoint
3 31 (0.76%) CMS
3 31 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
4 25 (0.61%) WebSphere
4 25 (0.61%) Apache Pig
5 24 (0.58%) IIS
6 23 (0.56%) Tomcat
7 21 (0.51%) Apache
8 20 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
9 18 (0.44%) WebLogic
10 14 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
10 14 (0.34%) MS Project Server
11 12 (0.29%) Alfresco
11 12 (0.29%) MS Exchange
12 11 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
13 10 (0.24%) Node.js
13 10 (0.24%) Lync
14 9 (0.22%) Oracle Workflow
15 8 (0.19%) Documentum
Applications
1 672 (16.37%) MS Excel
2 246 (5.99%) MS Office
3 171 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 148 (3.61%) SPSS
5 64 (1.56%) MS Visio
6 58 (1.41%) MS Project
7 53 (1.29%) Spreadsheet
8 25 (0.61%) CPLEX
9 17 (0.41%) PowerPivot
10 16 (0.39%) Photoshop
11 13 (0.32%) Simulink
12 12 (0.29%) FastStats
12 12 (0.29%) Stata
13 10 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
14 9 (0.22%) Mathematica
15 6 (0.15%) S-PLUS
16 5 (0.12%) CATIA
17 3 (0.073%) InDesign
18 2 (0.049%) Weka
19 1 (0.024%) Maple
Business Applications
1 90 (2.19%) Google Analytics
2 37 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 31 (0.76%) WebTrends
4 29 (0.71%) SiteCatalyst
5 25 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
6 15 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
7 13 (0.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 12 (0.29%) SAP Business One
9 11 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
10 10 (0.24%) Eikon
10 10 (0.24%) Bloomberg TOMS
10 10 (0.24%) 3000 Xtra
10 10 (0.24%) Summit
10 10 (0.24%) Front Arena
10 10 (0.24%) RMDS
10 10 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
10 10 (0.24%) Maximo
10 10 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
11 9 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 9 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 47 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
2 46 (1.12%) SaaS
3 32 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
4 29 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (0.22%) SuccessFactors
6 7 (0.17%) Responsys
7 6 (0.15%) Office 365
8 5 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.097%) Taleo
10 3 (0.073%) PaaS
10 3 (0.073%) IaaS
11 2 (0.049%) MailChimp
11 2 (0.049%) GitHub
12 1 (0.024%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 111 (2.70%) Internet
2 48 (1.17%) TCP/IP
3 46 (1.12%) HTTP
4 40 (0.97%) LAN
5 35 (0.85%) DNS
6 34 (0.83%) Firewall
7 33 (0.80%) WAN
8 32 (0.78%) SSL
8 32 (0.78%) SAN
9 26 (0.63%) iSCSI
10 20 (0.49%) BGP
11 19 (0.46%) DHCP
12 18 (0.44%) Multicast
13 17 (0.41%) VPN
13 17 (0.41%) Intranet
13 17 (0.41%) Network Security
14 16 (0.39%) Wireless
15 13 (0.32%) Ethernet
15 13 (0.32%) MPLS
15 13 (0.32%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 921 (22.44%) SQL Server
2 597 (14.55%) Data Warehouse
3 461 (11.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 429 (10.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 316 (7.70%) Relational Database
6 295 (7.19%) Big Data
7 275 (6.70%) Data Mining
8 231 (5.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 203 (4.95%) Hadoop
10 181 (4.41%) Oracle Database
11 144 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
12 122 (2.97%) NoSQL
13 117 (2.85%) MS Access
14 116 (2.83%) QlikView
15 109 (2.66%) MySQL
16 98 (2.39%) Oracle Database 11g
17 89 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
18 87 (2.12%) SQL Server 2005
19 86 (2.10%) Crystal Reports
20 75 (1.83%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 79 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 74 (1.80%) Git (software)
3 64 (1.56%) Visual Studio
4 56 (1.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 47 (1.15%) ERwin
6 39 (0.95%) Selenium
7 35 (0.85%) Subversion
7 35 (0.85%) Jenkins
8 27 (0.66%) Cucumber
9 26 (0.63%) JIRA
10 24 (0.58%) Talend Open Studio
10 24 (0.58%) Mercurial
11 18 (0.44%) Visual Studio Team System
11 18 (0.44%) Toad
12 16 (0.39%) Hudson
12 16 (0.39%) JBehave
13 15 (0.37%) Maven
13 15 (0.37%) LSMW
14 14 (0.34%) SpecFlow
15 11 (0.27%) CruiseControl
General
1 1391 (33.89%) Finance
2 517 (12.60%) Marketing
3 336 (8.19%) Retail
4 317 (7.72%) Banking
5 131 (3.19%) Investment Banking
6 108 (2.63%) Telecoms
7 99 (2.41%) Advertising
8 96 (2.34%) Games
9 71 (1.73%) Manufacturing
10 69 (1.68%) Pharmaceutical
11 68 (1.66%) Publishing
12 67 (1.63%) Law
13 55 (1.34%) Legal
13 55 (1.34%) Back Office
14 54 (1.32%) Front Office
15 39 (0.95%) Financial Institution
16 27 (0.66%) Automotive
17 22 (0.54%) Billing
18 20 (0.49%) Retail Banking
19 18 (0.44%) French Language
Job Titles
1 2145 (52.27%) Analyst
2 822 (20.03%) Developer
3 795 (19.37%) Business Analyst
4 640 (15.59%) Data Analyst
5 267 (6.51%) Senior Analyst
6 243 (5.92%) Consultant
7 163 (3.97%) Architect
8 149 (3.63%) Senior Developer
9 131 (3.19%) MI Analyst
10 123 (3.00%) Analyst Developer
11 116 (2.83%) Systems Analyst
11 116 (2.83%) Java Developer
12 107 (2.61%) Support Analyst
13 104 (2.53%) Report Analyst
14 96 (2.34%) Business Intelligence Analyst
15 91 (2.22%) Project Manager
16 88 (2.14%) SQL Developer
17 86 (2.10%) C# Developer
18 83 (2.02%) Data Scientist
19 82 (2.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 341 (8.31%) .NET
2 263 (6.41%) HTML
3 195 (4.75%) XML
4 153 (3.73%) CSS
5 101 (2.46%) Web Services
6 96 (2.34%) ASP.NET
7 91 (2.22%) WCF
8 86 (2.10%) HTML5
9 84 (2.05%) WPF
10 79 (1.92%) J2EE
11 57 (1.39%) WinForms
12 56 (1.36%) .NET Framework
13 55 (1.34%) CSS3
14 52 (1.27%) Spring
15 47 (1.15%) jQuery
16 45 (1.10%) Middleware
17 42 (1.02%) MDX
18 40 (0.97%) Ajax
19 38 (0.93%) RESTful
20 37 (0.90%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 344 (8.38%) Mathematics
2 299 (7.29%) Statistics
3 288 (7.02%) Computer Science
4 253 (6.16%) Visualisation
5 217 (5.29%) Management Information System
6 123 (3.00%) Data Integration
7 113 (2.75%) Economics
8 76 (1.85%) Social Media
9 70 (1.71%) Credit Risk
10 68 (1.66%) Physics
11 62 (1.51%) Equities
11 62 (1.51%) Derivative
12 59 (1.44%) Data Extraction
13 57 (1.39%) Hedge funds
14 50 (1.22%) Open Source
15 45 (1.10%) Digital Media
15 45 (1.10%) Fixed Income
16 42 (1.02%) Client/Server
17 36 (0.88%) Reference Data
17 36 (0.88%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 263 (6.41%) Linux
2 233 (5.68%) Windows
3 204 (4.97%) UNIX
4 58 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (0.76%) Android
6 21 (0.51%) Ubuntu
7 20 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (0.49%) Apple iOS
7 20 (0.49%) CentOS
8 19 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
8 19 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (0.29%) Solaris
10 11 (0.27%) Windows 7
11 9 (0.22%) Windows XP
12 4 (0.097%) AIX
13 3 (0.073%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.049%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.024%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.024%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.024%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 861 (20.98%) Business Intelligence
2 793 (19.32%) Analytics
3 532 (12.96%) Data Modelling
4 519 (12.65%) Business Analysis
5 463 (11.28%) ETL
6 431 (10.50%) Project Management
7 367 (8.94%) Data Management
8 323 (7.87%) CRM
9 269 (6.55%) E-Commerce
10 252 (6.14%) Agile Software Development
11 245 (5.97%) Migration
12 205 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
13 189 (4.61%) OO
14 185 (4.51%) ITIL
15 184 (4.48%) Data Migration
16 182 (4.43%) Scrum
17 178 (4.34%) User Acceptance Testing
18 171 (4.17%) TDD
19 154 (3.75%) PRINCE2
20 150 (3.65%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2025 (49.34%) SQL
2 417 (10.16%) Java
3 358 (8.72%) T-SQL
4 318 (7.75%) C#
5 246 (5.99%) Python
6 221 (5.38%) JavaScript
7 207 (5.04%) VBA
8 192 (4.68%) C++
9 166 (4.04%) R
10 159 (3.87%) PL/SQL
11 136 (3.31%) MATLAB
12 118 (2.88%) VB
13 95 (2.31%) PHP
14 77 (1.88%) Shell Script
15 76 (1.85%) Perl
16 72 (1.75%) C
17 52 (1.27%) Ruby
18 38 (0.93%) VB.NET
19 24 (0.58%) PowerShell
20 20 (0.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 971 (23.66%) Degree
2 140 (3.41%) ISEB
3 84 (2.05%) PhD
4 79 (1.92%) Security Cleared
5 42 (1.02%) SC Cleared
6 40 (0.97%) PMI Certification
7 28 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
8 25 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 22 (0.54%) PMP
10 21 (0.51%) CISA
11 20 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
12 19 (0.46%) Oracle Certification
13 15 (0.37%) OCP
14 13 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
14 13 (0.32%) CCNA
15 12 (0.29%) MCITP
15 12 (0.29%) ISTQB
15 12 (0.29%) RHCE
16 11 (0.27%) IIBA
17 9 (0.22%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 284 (6.92%) QA
2 96 (2.34%) Data Quality
3 49 (1.19%) SLA
4 31 (0.76%) HL7
5 25 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 21 (0.51%) Dodd-Frank
7 19 (0.46%) EMIR
8 18 (0.44%) ISO 9001
9 16 (0.39%) UCITS
10 14 (0.34%) Basel II
11 13 (0.32%) Basel III
12 12 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 11 (0.27%) COBIT
14 10 (0.24%) ISO 14001
15 8 (0.19%) COREP
16 7 (0.17%) FINREP
17 6 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
18 5 (0.12%) COSO
18 5 (0.12%) FATCA
18 5 (0.12%) CRD IV
System Software
1 40 (0.97%) Active Directory
2 26 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
3 12 (0.29%) vSphere
3 12 (0.29%) VMware ESX
3 12 (0.29%) Oracle RMAN
4 5 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.097%) XenApp
5 4 (0.097%) XenServer
5 4 (0.097%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 3 (0.073%) Snort
7 2 (0.049%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.024%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.024%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 27 (0.66%) Data Guard
2 25 (0.61%) Puppet
3 23 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
4 21 (0.51%) Nagios
5 15 (0.37%) EMC NetWorker
6 14 (0.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 12 (0.29%) Capistrano
7 12 (0.29%) SCOM
8 11 (0.27%) SolarWinds Orion
9 10 (0.24%) SCCM
10 8 (0.19%) Oracle EDQ
10 8 (0.19%) Ganglia
10 8 (0.19%) Zenoss
11 7 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
12 5 (0.12%) Control-M
13 4 (0.097%) Tivoli
14 3 (0.073%) CiscoWorks
15 2 (0.049%) Cisco CUCM
15 2 (0.049%) HP Data Protector
16 1 (0.024%) OpenView
Vendors
1 666 (16.23%) Oracle
2 652 (15.89%) Microsoft
3 200 (4.87%) SAP
4 178 (4.34%) Business Objects
5 161 (3.92%) Google
6 136 (3.31%) Cognos
7 129 (3.14%) Informatica
8 98 (2.39%) Tableau
9 92 (2.24%) IBM
10 75 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
11 53 (1.29%) Teradata
12 49 (1.19%) Red Hat
13 42 (1.02%) Siebel
14 39 (0.95%) Sybase
15 38 (0.93%) Bloomberg
15 38 (0.93%) Trillium
16 37 (0.90%) Adobe
17 32 (0.78%) Omniture
17 32 (0.78%) JBoss
18 30 (0.73%) PeopleSoft
London
Harnham
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cheshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Volt
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + great package and benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Aston Carter
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
North West
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £44000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Surrey
Spring Technology
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Surrey
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £50000 to £125000 per annum - Excellent Benefits & Rewards + Non-
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Yoh Company
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Central London / West End
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Resource Management
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
West Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS
Posted: 22 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bury, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £27000 - £31000 per annum + bens
Posted: 23 hours ago