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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Analysis
Rank 173 189 191
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +2
Permanent jobs citing Data Analysis 1943 1634 1724
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.70% 1.50% 1.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.08% 1.84% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1548 1292 1406
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+6.16% +2.81%

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
93506 88688 89250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.05% 81.54% 78.98%
Number of salaries quoted 75545 72933 75228
Average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +23 1849 £42,500 +2.40% 255
London +16 863 £50,000 - 108
South East +11 333 £42,000 +5.00% 54
City of London +43 200 £51,500 -10.43% 34
North West +67 183 £32,500 -7.14% 27
Manchester +69 128 £32,500 -13.33% 15
West Midlands +2 120 £37,500 +15.38% 13
East of England -4 118 £32,500 +0.77% 11
Yorkshire -26 97 £32,500 -4.41% 16
Surrey +5 87 £42,000 +5.00% 8
South West -7 82 £35,000 -7.89% 25
West Yorkshire -26 77 £32,750 -3.67% 10
Berkshire +4 66 £40,000 -8.57% 11
Hampshire -7 55 £42,500 +30.76% 9
Scotland +6 48 £45,000 +5.88% 10
Staffordshire +26 47 £37,500 +15.38%
Cambridgeshire +27 44 £37,500 +15.38% 8
Kent +28 42 £47,500 +26.66% 3
Cheshire +8 41 £42,500 +13.33% 5
Hertfordshire -19 37 £30,000 - 4
Oxfordshire +28 35 £40,000 -20.00% 6
East Midlands +4 34 £39,750 +13.57% 2
Cambridge +14 33 £40,000 +22.13% 4
Leeds -40 31 £35,000 +2.94% 4
Bristol +17 29 £35,000 - 11
Birmingham -22 29 £35,000 +16.66% 3
Buckinghamshire 0 27 £32,000 -15.78% 8
Oxford +29 26 £40,000 -52.94% 3
Glasgow +2 25 £35,000 -15.15% 5
Wales +9 24 £37,500 +11.11% 1

Data Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 2046 (50.43%) SQL
2 1330 (32.78%) Finance
3 960 (23.66%) SQL Server
4 920 (22.68%) Degree
5 893 (22.01%) Business Intelligence
6 875 (21.57%) Analytical Skills
7 761 (18.76%) Analytics
8 740 (18.24%) Microsoft
9 692 (17.06%) MS Excel
10 629 (15.50%) Oracle
11 604 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
12 565 (13.93%) Data Warehouse
13 521 (12.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 503 (12.40%) Data Modelling
15 472 (11.63%) Project Management
16 468 (11.54%) Business Analysis
17 467 (11.51%) ETL
18 461 (11.36%) Marketing
19 448 (11.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 414 (10.20%) Java
21 397 (9.79%) SAS
22 365 (9.00%) CRM
23 338 (8.33%) Mathematics
24 334 (8.23%) T-SQL
25 330 (8.13%) Data Management
25 330 (8.13%) Relational Database
26 307 (7.57%) Statistics
27 301 (7.42%) Computer Science
28 300 (7.39%) Data Mining
29 299 (7.37%) Banking

Data Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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
1 397 (9.79%) SAS
2 166 (4.09%) SharePoint
3 35 (0.86%) CMS
4 34 (0.84%) IIS
5 30 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
6 28 (0.69%) JBoss
7 26 (0.64%) Tomcat
8 21 (0.52%) Apache
9 20 (0.49%) Apache Pig
10 19 (0.47%) MS Exchange
10 19 (0.47%) WebLogic
11 18 (0.44%) WebSphere
12 16 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
13 14 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
13 14 (0.35%) Lync
14 13 (0.32%) Alfresco
15 12 (0.30%) Documentum
15 12 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
16 10 (0.25%) MS Project Server
17 9 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 692 (17.06%) MS Excel
2 295 (7.27%) MS Office
3 170 (4.19%) SPSS
4 166 (4.09%) MS PowerPoint
5 78 (1.92%) MS Visio
6 64 (1.58%) PowerPivot
7 60 (1.48%) MS Project
8 58 (1.43%) Spreadsheet
9 29 (0.71%) CPLEX
10 22 (0.54%) FastStats
11 16 (0.39%) Photoshop
12 10 (0.25%) Stata
12 10 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
13 9 (0.22%) Simulink
14 7 (0.17%) Weka
15 3 (0.074%) InDesign
16 2 (0.049%) S-PLUS
16 2 (0.049%) Mathematica
17 1 (0.025%) Maple
17 1 (0.025%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 106 (2.61%) Google Analytics
2 39 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
3 30 (0.74%) WebTrends
4 28 (0.69%) SiteCatalyst
5 26 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
6 16 (0.39%) Cognos TM1
7 13 (0.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 12 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
9 11 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
9 11 (0.27%) SAP InfiniteInsight
10 10 (0.25%) 3000 Xtra
10 10 (0.25%) Bloomberg TOMS
10 10 (0.25%) Oracle Retail
10 10 (0.25%) Eikon
10 10 (0.25%) Summit
10 10 (0.25%) Front Arena
10 10 (0.25%) RMDS
11 8 (0.20%) Maximo
11 8 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
11 8 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 55 (1.36%) SaaS
2 37 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
3 29 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (0.25%) Office 365
4 10 (0.25%) SuccessFactors
5 7 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (0.12%) Responsys
7 2 (0.049%) MailChimp
8 1 (0.025%) Taleo
8 1 (0.025%) Force.com
8 1 (0.025%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 99 (2.44%) Internet
2 54 (1.33%) TCP/IP
3 52 (1.28%) Firewall
4 48 (1.18%) LAN
5 39 (0.96%) WAN
5 39 (0.96%) SAN
6 36 (0.89%) DNS
7 31 (0.76%) HTTP
8 28 (0.69%) VPN
8 28 (0.69%) iSCSI
9 25 (0.62%) Network Security
9 25 (0.62%) SSL
10 24 (0.59%) Multicast
11 23 (0.57%) MPLS
12 22 (0.54%) BGP
12 22 (0.54%) DHCP
12 22 (0.54%) Ethernet
12 22 (0.54%) VLAN
13 21 (0.52%) OSPF
14 17 (0.42%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 960 (23.66%) SQL Server
2 565 (13.93%) Data Warehouse
3 521 (12.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 448 (11.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 330 (8.13%) Relational Database
6 300 (7.39%) Data Mining
7 273 (6.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 260 (6.41%) Big Data
9 193 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
10 180 (4.44%) Oracle Database
11 166 (4.09%) Hadoop
12 129 (3.18%) MS Access
13 97 (2.39%) Oracle Database 11g
14 96 (2.37%) Crystal Reports
15 95 (2.34%) QlikView
16 92 (2.27%) MySQL
17 90 (2.22%) NoSQL
18 88 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
19 79 (1.95%) Oracle Reports
20 66 (1.63%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 68 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 60 (1.48%) Git (software)
3 51 (1.26%) Visual Studio
4 48 (1.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 36 (0.89%) ERwin
5 36 (0.89%) Subversion
6 27 (0.67%) Jenkins
6 27 (0.67%) Cucumber
7 24 (0.59%) LSMW
8 21 (0.52%) Selenium
9 19 (0.47%) Talend Open Studio
10 18 (0.44%) Mercurial
10 18 (0.44%) JIRA
11 17 (0.42%) Visual Studio Team System
12 12 (0.30%) Eclipse
13 11 (0.27%) Toad
13 11 (0.27%) Hudson
14 10 (0.25%) SpecFlow
14 10 (0.25%) Maven
15 8 (0.20%) CruiseControl
General
1 1330 (32.78%) Finance
2 461 (11.36%) Marketing
3 299 (7.37%) Banking
4 297 (7.32%) Retail
5 115 (2.83%) Investment Banking
6 104 (2.56%) Telecoms
7 91 (2.24%) Advertising
8 85 (2.10%) Legal
9 77 (1.90%) Games
10 70 (1.73%) Publishing
11 69 (1.70%) Manufacturing
12 68 (1.68%) Front Office
13 66 (1.63%) Law
14 52 (1.28%) Back Office
15 49 (1.21%) Pharmaceutical
16 29 (0.71%) French Language
17 28 (0.69%) Billing
18 24 (0.59%) Electronics
19 22 (0.54%) Financial Institution
20 21 (0.52%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2187 (53.91%) Analyst
2 794 (19.57%) Business Analyst
3 756 (18.63%) Developer
4 657 (16.19%) Data Analyst
5 252 (6.21%) Senior Analyst
6 233 (5.74%) Consultant
7 144 (3.55%) Architect
8 142 (3.50%) Senior Developer
9 138 (3.40%) MI Analyst
10 134 (3.30%) Support Analyst
11 125 (3.08%) Systems Analyst
12 115 (2.83%) Analyst Developer
13 114 (2.81%) Report Analyst
14 111 (2.74%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 110 (2.71%) Java Developer
16 96 (2.37%) Business Intelligence Analyst
17 94 (2.32%) Data Scientist
18 92 (2.27%) Project Manager
19 84 (2.07%) Applications Support
20 78 (1.92%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 273 (6.73%) .NET
2 214 (5.27%) HTML
3 170 (4.19%) XML
4 112 (2.76%) Web Services
5 107 (2.64%) CSS
6 72 (1.77%) ASP.NET
7 64 (1.58%) HTML5
8 60 (1.48%) J2EE
8 60 (1.48%) WCF
9 57 (1.40%) Spring
10 52 (1.28%) WPF
11 40 (0.99%) jQuery
11 40 (0.99%) CSS3
12 37 (0.91%) JSON
13 36 (0.89%) XSLT
13 36 (0.89%) REST
14 33 (0.81%) SOAP
15 32 (0.79%) Middleware
16 31 (0.76%) WinForms
17 30 (0.74%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 875 (21.57%) Analytical Skills
2 338 (8.33%) Mathematics
3 307 (7.57%) Statistics
4 301 (7.42%) Computer Science
5 249 (6.14%) Management Information System
6 241 (5.94%) Visualisation
7 203 (5.00%) Algorithms
8 120 (2.96%) Economics
9 100 (2.46%) Data Integration
10 98 (2.42%) User Experience
11 87 (2.14%) Data Structures
12 75 (1.85%) Credit Risk
13 69 (1.70%) Data Extraction
14 61 (1.50%) Social Media
15 60 (1.48%) Physics
16 58 (1.43%) Equities
17 55 (1.36%) Derivative
18 52 (1.28%) Fixed Income
18 52 (1.28%) Hedge funds
19 47 (1.16%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 236 (5.82%) Windows
2 200 (4.93%) Linux
3 176 (4.34%) UNIX
4 74 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 39 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (0.62%) Android
6 25 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 24 (0.59%) Windows 7
7 24 (0.59%) CentOS
8 19 (0.47%) Windows XP
9 16 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 16 (0.39%) Apple iOS
10 12 (0.30%) Ubuntu
11 8 (0.20%) Mac OS X
11 8 (0.20%) Windows 8
12 7 (0.17%) Solaris
13 5 (0.12%) Windows 2000 Server
14 4 (0.099%) AIX
15 1 (0.025%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 893 (22.01%) Business Intelligence
2 761 (18.76%) Analytics
3 604 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
4 503 (12.40%) Data Modelling
5 472 (11.63%) Project Management
6 468 (11.54%) Business Analysis
7 467 (11.51%) ETL
8 365 (9.00%) CRM
9 330 (8.13%) Data Management
10 244 (6.01%) Migration
11 237 (5.84%) E-Commerce
12 219 (5.40%) ITIL
13 202 (4.98%) Stakeholder Management
14 185 (4.56%) Scrum
14 185 (4.56%) User Acceptance Testing
15 171 (4.21%) TDD
16 168 (4.14%) Data Migration
17 150 (3.70%) OO
18 148 (3.65%) PRINCE2
19 146 (3.60%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2046 (50.43%) SQL
2 414 (10.20%) Java
3 334 (8.23%) T-SQL
4 260 (6.41%) C#
5 246 (6.06%) Python
6 191 (4.71%) VBA
7 175 (4.31%) JavaScript
8 171 (4.21%) C++
9 166 (4.09%) PL/SQL
10 156 (3.85%) R
11 103 (2.54%) MATLAB
12 94 (2.32%) VB
13 91 (2.24%) PHP
14 79 (1.95%) Perl
15 72 (1.77%) C
16 63 (1.55%) Shell Script
17 47 (1.16%) Ruby
18 27 (0.67%) VB.NET
19 26 (0.64%) ABAP
20 23 (0.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 920 (22.68%) Degree
2 118 (2.91%) ISEB
3 89 (2.19%) PhD
4 81 (2.00%) Security Cleared
5 38 (0.94%) SC Cleared
6 29 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
6 29 (0.71%) PMI Certification
7 28 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 28 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
8 27 (0.67%) CCNA
9 26 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
10 24 (0.59%) Oracle Certification
11 23 (0.57%) OCP
12 20 (0.49%) CISA
13 19 (0.47%) CCNP
14 16 (0.39%) PMP
15 13 (0.32%) RHCE
16 12 (0.30%) MCITP
17 11 (0.27%) ISTQB
17 11 (0.27%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 277 (6.83%) QA
2 67 (1.65%) Data Quality
3 64 (1.58%) SLA
4 38 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 25 (0.62%) ISO 9001
6 16 (0.39%) EMIR
6 16 (0.39%) Basel II
7 15 (0.37%) UCITS
7 15 (0.37%) Dodd-Frank
8 12 (0.30%) ISO 14001
8 12 (0.30%) Basel III
9 11 (0.27%) HL7
10 10 (0.25%) COBIT
11 8 (0.20%) COREP
12 6 (0.15%) FINREP
12 6 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 4 (0.099%) COSO
13 4 (0.099%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 3 (0.074%) CRD IV
15 2 (0.049%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 34 (0.84%) Active Directory
2 26 (0.64%) Oracle RAC
3 13 (0.32%) VMware ESX
3 13 (0.32%) Oracle RMAN
3 13 (0.32%) vSphere
4 8 (0.20%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.099%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 4 (0.099%) XenApp
6 4 (0.099%) XenServer
7 2 (0.049%) NFS
7 2 (0.049%) Firmware
7 2 (0.049%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.049%) Snort
8 1 (0.025%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 31 (0.76%) Data Guard
2 16 (0.39%) SCOM
3 15 (0.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 15 (0.37%) EMC NetWorker
4 11 (0.27%) Nagios
4 11 (0.27%) SolarWinds Orion
4 11 (0.27%) Puppet
5 10 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (0.25%) SCCM
6 7 (0.17%) CiscoWorks
6 7 (0.17%) Oracle EDQ
7 6 (0.15%) Cisco CUCM
8 5 (0.12%) Control-M
8 5 (0.12%) Capistrano
8 5 (0.12%) Ganglia
8 5 (0.12%) Zenoss
9 4 (0.099%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.049%) Nessus
10 2 (0.049%) HP Data Protector
10 2 (0.049%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 740 (18.24%) Microsoft
2 629 (15.50%) Oracle
3 189 (4.66%) SAP
4 181 (4.46%) Business Objects
5 160 (3.94%) Google
6 148 (3.65%) Cognos
7 116 (2.86%) Tableau
8 104 (2.56%) Informatica
9 87 (2.14%) IBM
10 57 (1.40%) PeopleSoft
10 57 (1.40%) Teradata
11 55 (1.36%) Red Hat
12 44 (1.08%) Bloomberg
13 42 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
14 39 (0.96%) Adobe
15 38 (0.94%) Sybase
16 36 (0.89%) Netezza
17 33 (0.81%) VMware
18 30 (0.74%) Cisco
19 28 (0.69%) Juniper
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
FPSG Connect
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Chessington, Surrey
Channelgate
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum £30k - £42k OTE + Employee Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum excellent pension
Posted: 12 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £17000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
East London
Citi
Salary: Competitive Salary Offered
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GCHQ
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 to £35000 per annum - Competitive bonus package
Posted: 15 hours ago
West London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
South East
Vodafone
Posted: 16 hours ago
South East
Vodafone
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £43000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Boeing
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 18 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Optimus Search Ltd
Salary: £35 - £38 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago