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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analysis
Rank 168 166 176
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +10
Permanent jobs citing Data Analysis 1981 2022 1772
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.82% 1.75% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.14% 2.11% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1533 1623 1344
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £67,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%

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
92751 95703 87661
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 85.16% 82.77% 81.82%
Number of salaries quoted 76646 76390 71838
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 3 September 2015 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 3 September 2015. 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 -6 1833 £45,500 +1.11% 269
London -2 969 £55,000 +6.79% 128
South East +41 310 £41,000 -2.38% 35
City of London +7 223 £55,000 +6.79% 35
North West -53 113 £37,500 +18.11% 28
West Midlands +8 111 £38,500 +2.66% 24
South West +9 103 £40,000 -11.11% 23
East of England +7 101 £40,000 +6.66% 12
Hampshire +52 83 £32,500 -22.61% 8
Manchester -14 83 £37,500 +22.95% 17
Scotland +17 76 £40,000 -5.88% 10
Berkshire +47 70 £49,000 +24.05% 6
Surrey +2 64 £42,500 - 4
East Midlands +19 55 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Yorkshire -56 49 £40,000 +14.28% 13
Buckinghamshire +17 40 £37,000 +23.33% 6
Wiltshire +32 38 £45,000 +47.54% 4
Birmingham +10 36 £47,500 +35.71% 3
West Yorkshire -58 36 £37,500 +7.14% 11
Reading +36 33 £49,000 - 3
Edinburgh +17 33 £45,000 +38.46% 7
Glasgow -6 33 £35,000 -17.64% 3
Hertfordshire -3 30 £38,750 +29.16% 4
Nottinghamshire -6 30 £42,000 +15.86% 1
Bristol -11 30 £37,500 -6.25% 14
Nottingham +4 29 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Milton Keynes +3 27 £37,000 +27.58% 4
Swindon +32 26 £45,811 +79.65% 3
Wales +1 25 £32,500 -16.39% 5
Essex +7 24 £38,750 -3.12% 1

Data Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 1982 (50.45%) SQL
2 1343 (34.18%) Finance
3 1221 (31.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1089 (27.72%) Business Intelligence
5 936 (23.82%) SQL Server
6 890 (22.65%) Analytics
7 842 (21.43%) Degree
8 732 (18.63%) Data Warehouse
9 729 (18.55%) Microsoft
10 700 (17.82%) MS Excel
11 642 (16.34%) Agile Software Development
12 621 (15.81%) Data Modelling
13 545 (13.87%) Oracle
14 535 (13.62%) ETL
15 489 (12.45%) Banking
16 467 (11.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 452 (11.50%) Project Management
18 432 (11.00%) Business Analysis
19 430 (10.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 419 (10.66%) Marketing
21 394 (10.03%) Data Management
22 387 (9.85%) SAS
23 377 (9.60%) Big Data
24 375 (9.54%) T-SQL
25 366 (9.32%) Java
26 325 (8.27%) Visualisation
27 322 (8.20%) Computer Science
28 321 (8.17%) .NET
29 312 (7.94%) R
30 305 (7.76%) C#

Data Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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
1 387 (9.85%) SAS
2 194 (4.94%) SharePoint
3 57 (1.45%) Apache Spark
4 56 (1.43%) Apache Pig
5 35 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
5 35 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
6 32 (0.81%) IIS
7 27 (0.69%) CMS
8 22 (0.56%) Apache
9 21 (0.53%) Tomcat
10 19 (0.48%) Apache Solr
11 15 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
11 15 (0.38%) NetWeaver
11 15 (0.38%) WebSphere
12 14 (0.36%) Confluence
13 12 (0.31%) MS Exchange
14 9 (0.23%) MS Project Server
15 8 (0.20%) FileNet
16 5 (0.13%) BizTalk Server
16 5 (0.13%) Node.js
Applications
1 700 (17.82%) MS Excel
2 267 (6.80%) MS Office
3 196 (4.99%) SPSS
4 185 (4.71%) MS PowerPoint
5 98 (2.49%) MS Visio
6 52 (1.32%) PowerPivot
7 45 (1.15%) MS Project
8 36 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
9 21 (0.53%) InfoPath
10 15 (0.38%) Stata
11 5 (0.13%) Mathematica
11 5 (0.13%) S-PLUS
12 4 (0.10%) Vensim
12 4 (0.10%) FastStats
12 4 (0.10%) GNU Octave
13 3 (0.076%) CPLEX
14 2 (0.051%) Weka
14 2 (0.051%) Photoshop
15 1 (0.025%) Simulink
15 1 (0.025%) Maple
Business Applications
1 56 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
3 16 (0.41%) Dynamics GP
4 14 (0.36%) thinkFolio
4 14 (0.36%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 14 (0.36%) Oracle General Ledger
5 13 (0.33%) Oracle Retail
6 11 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
7 10 (0.25%) Markit EDM
8 8 (0.20%) Eagle PACE
8 8 (0.20%) SAP InfiniteInsight
9 7 (0.18%) Cognos TM1
10 6 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
10 6 (0.15%) Advent Geneva
10 6 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
10 6 (0.15%) Aareon QL
11 5 (0.13%) Unica
11 5 (0.13%) WebTrends
12 4 (0.10%) BASE24
12 4 (0.10%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 91 (2.32%) Amazon AWS
2 78 (1.99%) Google Analytics
3 67 (1.71%) SaaS
4 32 (0.81%) Amazon EMR
5 31 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
5 31 (0.79%) Amazon S3
6 22 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
7 17 (0.43%) Adobe Analytics
8 16 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
9 14 (0.36%) Office 365
10 6 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 5 (0.13%) GitHub
12 4 (0.10%) Sage Pay
13 2 (0.051%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.051%) SmartFocus
14 1 (0.025%) PaaS
14 1 (0.025%) Azure Machine Learning
14 1 (0.025%) Veeva
14 1 (0.025%) IaaS
14 1 (0.025%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 69 (1.76%) Internet
2 55 (1.40%) Firewall
3 49 (1.25%) Network Security
4 40 (1.02%) TCP/IP
5 37 (0.94%) LAN
6 32 (0.81%) WAN
7 27 (0.69%) Intrusion Detection
8 23 (0.59%) Intranet
9 22 (0.56%) DNS
10 17 (0.43%) VPN
11 15 (0.38%) FTP
12 13 (0.33%) SNMP
12 13 (0.33%) SAN
12 13 (0.33%) BGP
13 12 (0.31%) EIGRP
14 11 (0.28%) Wireless
15 10 (0.25%) Cisco IOS
15 10 (0.25%) iSCSI
15 10 (0.25%) SSL
15 10 (0.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 936 (23.82%) SQL Server
2 732 (18.63%) Data Warehouse
3 467 (11.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 430 (10.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 377 (9.60%) Big Data
6 265 (6.74%) Data Mining
7 258 (6.57%) BusinessObjects
8 245 (6.24%) Relational Database
9 233 (5.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 232 (5.90%) Hadoop
11 224 (5.70%) QlikView
12 155 (3.95%) SQL Server 2008
13 107 (2.72%) MongoDB
14 102 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
15 100 (2.55%) OLAP
16 97 (2.47%) NoSQL
17 92 (2.34%) Oracle Reports
18 91 (2.32%) Oracle Database
19 90 (2.29%) MySQL
20 83 (2.11%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 61 (1.55%) Git (software)
2 58 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 52 (1.32%) Visual Studio
4 42 (1.07%) JIRA
5 40 (1.02%) ERwin
6 39 (0.99%) Toad
7 34 (0.87%) Jenkins
8 22 (0.56%) Yeoman
9 21 (0.53%) Oracle APEX
10 19 (0.48%) JUnit
11 17 (0.43%) Subversion
12 14 (0.36%) Oracle Forms
13 13 (0.33%) Maven
13 13 (0.33%) Selenium
13 13 (0.33%) TeamCity
13 13 (0.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 11 (0.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 10 (0.25%) EasyMock
16 9 (0.23%) ReSharper
16 9 (0.23%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1343 (34.18%) Finance
2 489 (12.45%) Banking
3 419 (10.66%) Marketing
4 293 (7.46%) Retail
5 164 (4.17%) Telecoms
6 136 (3.46%) Investment Banking
7 89 (2.27%) Back Office
8 85 (2.16%) Advertising
9 79 (2.01%) Legal
10 72 (1.83%) Financial Institution
11 68 (1.73%) Manufacturing
12 65 (1.65%) Front Office
13 59 (1.50%) Billing
14 54 (1.37%) Publishing
15 46 (1.17%) Electronics
16 41 (1.04%) Law
17 33 (0.84%) Multimedia
18 31 (0.79%) French Language
19 29 (0.74%) German Language
20 25 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1823 (46.40%) Analyst
2 740 (18.83%) Developer
3 596 (15.17%) Business Analyst
4 557 (14.18%) Data Analyst
5 227 (5.78%) Consultant
6 175 (4.45%) Architect
7 171 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
8 166 (4.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 163 (4.15%) Data Scientist
10 146 (3.72%) MI Analyst
11 133 (3.39%) SQL Developer
12 110 (2.80%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 109 (2.77%) Senior Developer
14 104 (2.65%) Analyst Developer
15 90 (2.29%) Data Architect
16 88 (2.24%) Support Analyst
17 86 (2.19%) Junior
18 84 (2.14%) Data Manager
19 74 (1.88%) Programmer
20 72 (1.83%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 321 (8.17%) .NET
2 171 (4.35%) HTML
3 126 (3.21%) ASP.NET
4 123 (3.13%) XML
5 87 (2.21%) CSS
6 61 (1.55%) jQuery
7 60 (1.53%) Web Services
8 52 (1.32%) ASP.NET MVC
9 49 (1.25%) MDX
10 48 (1.22%) AngularJS
11 46 (1.17%) .NET Framework
12 45 (1.15%) WCF
13 40 (1.02%) HTML5
14 39 (0.99%) D3.js
15 34 (0.87%) Entity Framework
16 31 (0.79%) REST
16 31 (0.79%) Spring
17 28 (0.71%) Hibernate
18 27 (0.69%) RESTful
18 27 (0.69%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 1221 (31.08%) Analytical Skills
2 325 (8.27%) Visualisation
3 322 (8.20%) Computer Science
4 303 (7.71%) Management Information System
5 297 (7.56%) Mathematics
6 277 (7.05%) Statistics
7 157 (4.00%) Data Integration
8 142 (3.61%) Algorithms
9 124 (3.16%) Data Structures
10 113 (2.88%) Data Extraction
11 100 (2.55%) User Experience
12 70 (1.78%) Derivative
13 65 (1.65%) Social Media
14 64 (1.63%) Physics
15 63 (1.60%) Reference Data
15 63 (1.60%) NHS
15 63 (1.60%) Economics
16 54 (1.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 50 (1.27%) Credit Risk
18 46 (1.17%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 202 (5.14%) Windows
2 178 (4.53%) Linux
3 176 (4.48%) UNIX
4 40 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (0.43%) Apple iOS
5 17 (0.43%) Solaris
6 16 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (0.36%) Android
8 12 (0.31%) Windows 7
9 10 (0.25%) Windows XP
10 7 (0.18%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.10%) AIX
12 3 (0.076%) Debian
13 1 (0.025%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.025%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1089 (27.72%) Business Intelligence
2 890 (22.65%) Analytics
3 642 (16.34%) Agile Software Development
4 621 (15.81%) Data Modelling
5 535 (13.62%) ETL
6 452 (11.50%) Project Management
7 432 (11.00%) Business Analysis
8 394 (10.03%) Data Management
9 280 (7.13%) Stakeholder Management
10 257 (6.54%) SDLC
11 251 (6.39%) CRM
12 219 (5.57%) Scrum
13 193 (4.91%) User Acceptance Testing
14 187 (4.76%) Data Analytics
15 175 (4.45%) Migration
16 163 (4.15%) PRINCE2
16 163 (4.15%) Data Architecture
17 155 (3.95%) ITIL
18 147 (3.74%) Asset Management
19 145 (3.69%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1982 (50.45%) SQL
2 375 (9.54%) T-SQL
3 366 (9.32%) Java
4 312 (7.94%) R
5 305 (7.76%) C#
6 284 (7.23%) Python
7 264 (6.72%) JavaScript
8 252 (6.41%) VBA
9 172 (4.38%) PL/SQL
10 124 (3.16%) C++
11 107 (2.72%) C
12 84 (2.14%) VB
13 80 (2.04%) Shell Script
14 78 (1.99%) MATLAB
15 68 (1.73%) Perl
16 65 (1.65%) PowerShell
17 60 (1.53%) PHP
18 55 (1.40%) VB.NET
18 55 (1.40%) Scala
19 40 (1.02%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 842 (21.43%) Degree
2 84 (2.14%) ISEB
3 76 (1.93%) PhD
4 68 (1.73%) Security Cleared
5 48 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 25 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 25 (0.64%) PMI Certification
6 25 (0.64%) SC Cleared
7 19 (0.48%) CISSP
7 19 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
8 18 (0.46%) PMP
9 16 (0.41%) CIMA
9 16 (0.41%) ISTQB
10 15 (0.38%) CCNP
11 14 (0.36%) MBA
12 13 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
13 12 (0.31%) CISA
14 11 (0.28%) CISM
14 11 (0.28%) MCITP
15 9 (0.23%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 164 (4.17%) QA
2 118 (3.00%) Data Quality
3 60 (1.53%) SLA
4 44 (1.12%) MiFID
5 30 (0.76%) CRD IV
6 23 (0.59%) Solvency II
7 21 (0.53%) EMIR
8 16 (0.41%) Basel II
9 15 (0.38%) Basel III
10 11 (0.28%) ISO 9001
11 8 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 7 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 4 (0.10%) TickIT
13 4 (0.10%) ISO 8583
13 4 (0.10%) BS25999
14 3 (0.076%) PCI DSS
15 2 (0.051%) JSP 440
15 2 (0.051%) Dodd-Frank
15 2 (0.051%) COREP
15 2 (0.051%) FINREP
System Software
1 38 (0.97%) Active Directory
2 22 (0.56%) VirtualBox
3 20 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (0.31%) VMware ESX
5 7 (0.18%) Snort
6 6 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (0.13%) Firmware
8 4 (0.10%) XenApp
8 4 (0.10%) XenServer
9 3 (0.076%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (0.076%) HDFS
10 2 (0.051%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.025%) vSphere
11 1 (0.025%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.025%) iptables
11 1 (0.025%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 31 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
2 24 (0.61%) Vagrant
3 9 (0.23%) Control-M
4 8 (0.20%) TrustSec
5 7 (0.18%) Backup Exec
5 7 (0.18%) SCCM
6 5 (0.13%) Cisco IPCC
7 3 (0.076%) Nessus
7 3 (0.076%) CiscoWorks
7 3 (0.076%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (0.076%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.076%) Oracle EDQ
8 2 (0.051%) WSUS
8 2 (0.051%) Puppet
9 1 (0.025%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.025%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.025%) SCOM
9 1 (0.025%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.025%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.025%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 729 (18.55%) Microsoft
2 545 (13.87%) Oracle
3 262 (6.67%) Tableau
4 207 (5.27%) SAP
5 161 (4.10%) IBM
6 119 (3.03%) Cognos
6 119 (3.03%) Teradata
7 103 (2.62%) Google
8 89 (2.27%) Informatica
9 68 (1.73%) Salesforce.com
10 42 (1.07%) MicroStrategy
11 36 (0.92%) Splunk
12 35 (0.89%) Cisco
12 35 (0.89%) VMware
13 32 (0.81%) Netezza
14 31 (0.79%) Ab Initio
15 28 (0.71%) Bloomberg
16 27 (0.69%) Alteryx
17 26 (0.66%) HP
17 26 (0.66%) Sybase
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Wiltshire
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
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Salary: £85000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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Glasgow Area
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: 45k-65K EXCELLENT PACKAGE
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: 45k-65K EXCELLENT PACKAGE
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Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: 45k-65K EXCELLENT PACKAGE
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Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: 45k-65K EXCELLENT PACKAGE
Posted: 5 hours ago
East Midlands
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Company Benefits
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Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
GFT
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus + 29 days + share ops scheme
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £63000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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