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

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Analysis
Rank 168 175 190
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +15
Permanent jobs citing Data Analysis 1934 1703 1746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.72% 1.60% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.09% 1.96% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1561 1292 1437
Average salary £43,000 £41,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.87% -3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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
92333 86744 92837
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 81.96% 81.25% 79.04%
Number of salaries quoted 73720 71172 78538
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 1834 £43,250 +5.48% 301
London +30 946 £51,500 +3.00% 127
South East -45 249 £42,000 +5.00% 49
City of London +53 234 £51,500 -1.90% 46
North West +75 194 £32,500 -13.33% 16
Manchester +62 122 £32,500 -18.75% 9
West Midlands +12 111 £37,500 +10.29% 27
Yorkshire -11 111 £35,000 +2.94% 25
East of England -18 104 £32,500 +5.26% 16
West Yorkshire -14 92 £35,000 +2.94% 19
Surrey -5 73 £42,500 +6.25% 8
South West -30 72 £37,500 +2.04% 25
Hampshire -5 56 £42,500 +21.42% 12
Cheshire +24 53 £45,000 +38.46% 6
Scotland -1 53 £42,500 - 12
Leeds -40 50 £35,000 +2.94% 8
Cambridgeshire +25 46 £37,500 +18.11% 5
East Midlands +7 43 £42,500 +24.08% 9
Cambridge +22 37 £38,750 +10.71% 5
Glasgow -1 37 £42,500 +6.25% 6
Staffordshire +16 35 £41,250 +26.92% 6
Birmingham +2 34 £35,000 -6.66% 6
Berkshire -14 34 £46,500 -7.00% 8
Hertfordshire -17 34 £30,000 +5.26% 4
Bristol +3 28 £35,000 - 8
Oxfordshire +5 27 £37,500 -40.00% 3
Bromley +14 26 £47,500 - 7
Wales +15 23 £38,875 +29.58% 7
South Wales +11 22 £38,875 +29.58% 7
Oxford +17 21 £37,500 -55.88% 2

Data Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 2058 (50.13%) SQL
2 1359 (33.11%) Finance
3 951 (23.17%) SQL Server
4 940 (22.90%) Degree
5 892 (21.73%) Analytical Skills
6 881 (21.46%) Business Intelligence
7 780 (19.00%) Analytics
8 696 (16.95%) Microsoft
9 692 (16.86%) MS Excel
10 671 (16.35%) Oracle
11 591 (14.40%) Data Warehouse
12 565 (13.76%) Agile Software Development
13 521 (12.69%) Data Modelling
14 510 (12.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 493 (12.01%) Business Analysis
16 491 (11.96%) Marketing
17 477 (11.62%) ETL
18 465 (11.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 440 (10.72%) Project Management
20 391 (9.52%) Java
21 387 (9.43%) SAS
22 361 (8.79%) Data Management
23 356 (8.67%) T-SQL
24 347 (8.45%) CRM
25 335 (8.16%) Mathematics
26 326 (7.94%) .NET
27 323 (7.87%) Relational Database
28 303 (7.38%) C#
29 302 (7.36%) Banking
30 297 (7.24%) Statistics

Data Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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
1 387 (9.43%) SAS
2 147 (3.58%) SharePoint
3 32 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
4 31 (0.76%) CMS
5 30 (0.73%) IIS
6 24 (0.58%) Apache
7 23 (0.56%) Tomcat
7 23 (0.56%) Apache Pig
8 22 (0.54%) WebLogic
8 22 (0.54%) WebSphere
9 20 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
10 17 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
11 14 (0.34%) MS Project Server
12 13 (0.32%) Lync
13 12 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
13 12 (0.29%) MS Exchange
14 11 (0.27%) Alfresco
15 10 (0.24%) Oracle Workflow
16 9 (0.22%) Documentum
17 7 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 692 (16.86%) MS Excel
2 259 (6.31%) MS Office
3 176 (4.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 148 (3.61%) SPSS
5 67 (1.63%) MS Visio
6 59 (1.44%) MS Project
7 55 (1.34%) Spreadsheet
8 34 (0.83%) PowerPivot
9 24 (0.58%) CPLEX
10 15 (0.37%) Photoshop
11 13 (0.32%) Simulink
12 12 (0.29%) FastStats
13 11 (0.27%) Stata
14 9 (0.22%) Mathematica
14 9 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
15 5 (0.12%) S-PLUS
16 3 (0.073%) InDesign
17 2 (0.049%) CATIA
17 2 (0.049%) Weka
18 1 (0.024%) Maple
Business Applications
1 99 (2.41%) Google Analytics
2 41 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 33 (0.80%) WebTrends
4 31 (0.76%) SiteCatalyst
5 26 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
6 13 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
7 12 (0.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 12 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
8 11 (0.27%) Cognos TM1
8 11 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
9 10 (0.24%) 3000 Xtra
9 10 (0.24%) Bloomberg TOMS
9 10 (0.24%) Eikon
9 10 (0.24%) Front Arena
9 10 (0.24%) RMDS
9 10 (0.24%) SAP Business One
9 10 (0.24%) Maximo
9 10 (0.24%) Summit
10 9 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
10 9 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 53 (1.29%) SaaS
2 46 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
3 30 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (0.22%) SuccessFactors
6 7 (0.17%) Responsys
6 7 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (0.15%) Office 365
8 4 (0.097%) PaaS
9 3 (0.073%) IaaS
10 2 (0.049%) MailChimp
10 2 (0.049%) GitHub
10 2 (0.049%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 108 (2.63%) Internet
2 49 (1.19%) TCP/IP
3 43 (1.05%) LAN
3 43 (1.05%) HTTP
4 39 (0.95%) Firewall
5 35 (0.85%) WAN
6 34 (0.83%) SAN
7 33 (0.80%) DNS
8 30 (0.73%) SSL
9 26 (0.63%) iSCSI
10 23 (0.56%) BGP
11 22 (0.54%) VPN
12 21 (0.51%) Network Security
13 20 (0.49%) Multicast
14 19 (0.46%) DHCP
15 18 (0.44%) Intranet
16 16 (0.39%) MPLS
16 16 (0.39%) Ethernet
16 16 (0.39%) Wireless
16 16 (0.39%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 951 (23.17%) SQL Server
2 591 (14.40%) Data Warehouse
3 510 (12.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 465 (11.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 323 (7.87%) Relational Database
6 284 (6.92%) Data Mining
7 277 (6.75%) Big Data
8 262 (6.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 187 (4.56%) Oracle Database
10 180 (4.38%) Hadoop
11 179 (4.36%) SQL Server 2008
12 123 (3.00%) MS Access
13 109 (2.66%) QlikView
14 106 (2.58%) MySQL
15 103 (2.51%) Oracle Database 11g
16 102 (2.48%) NoSQL
17 94 (2.29%) Crystal Reports
18 93 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
19 90 (2.19%) SQL Server 2005
20 73 (1.78%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 79 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 71 (1.73%) Git (software)
3 61 (1.49%) Visual Studio
4 55 (1.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 49 (1.19%) ERwin
6 37 (0.90%) Subversion
7 36 (0.88%) Jenkins
8 34 (0.83%) Selenium
9 30 (0.73%) Cucumber
10 25 (0.61%) JIRA
11 22 (0.54%) Talend Open Studio
11 22 (0.54%) Mercurial
12 20 (0.49%) Toad
13 19 (0.46%) LSMW
14 18 (0.44%) Visual Studio Team System
15 17 (0.41%) Hudson
16 16 (0.39%) JBehave
17 12 (0.29%) SpecFlow
18 11 (0.27%) CruiseControl
18 11 (0.27%) Maven
General
1 1359 (33.11%) Finance
2 491 (11.96%) Marketing
3 302 (7.36%) Banking
4 295 (7.19%) Retail
5 118 (2.87%) Investment Banking
6 98 (2.39%) Advertising
6 98 (2.39%) Telecoms
7 88 (2.14%) Games
8 69 (1.68%) Publishing
8 69 (1.68%) Law
8 69 (1.68%) Manufacturing
9 64 (1.56%) Legal
10 60 (1.46%) Pharmaceutical
11 58 (1.41%) Front Office
12 51 (1.24%) Back Office
13 32 (0.78%) Financial Institution
14 27 (0.66%) Billing
15 26 (0.63%) Automotive
16 22 (0.54%) French Language
17 18 (0.44%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2169 (52.84%) Analyst
2 813 (19.81%) Developer
3 786 (19.15%) Business Analyst
4 656 (15.98%) Data Analyst
5 254 (6.19%) Senior Analyst
6 237 (5.77%) Consultant
7 158 (3.85%) Senior Developer
8 157 (3.82%) Architect
9 133 (3.24%) MI Analyst
10 127 (3.09%) Support Analyst
11 123 (3.00%) Systems Analyst
11 123 (3.00%) Analyst Developer
12 107 (2.61%) Report Analyst
13 105 (2.56%) Java Developer
14 103 (2.51%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 90 (2.19%) Project Manager
16 89 (2.17%) Applications Support
17 85 (2.07%) Business Intelligence Analyst
18 82 (2.00%) SQL Developer
19 77 (1.88%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 326 (7.94%) .NET
2 248 (6.04%) HTML
3 186 (4.53%) XML
4 138 (3.36%) CSS
5 113 (2.75%) Web Services
6 90 (2.19%) ASP.NET
7 83 (2.02%) WCF
8 81 (1.97%) WPF
9 72 (1.75%) HTML5
10 67 (1.63%) J2EE
11 52 (1.27%) WinForms
12 51 (1.24%) jQuery
13 49 (1.19%) Spring
13 49 (1.19%) .NET Framework
14 47 (1.14%) CSS3
15 42 (1.02%) Middleware
16 38 (0.93%) Ajax
17 36 (0.88%) MDX
17 36 (0.88%) RESTful
18 35 (0.85%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 892 (21.73%) Analytical Skills
2 335 (8.16%) Mathematics
3 297 (7.24%) Statistics
4 282 (6.87%) Computer Science
5 244 (5.94%) Visualisation
6 228 (5.55%) Management Information System
7 112 (2.73%) Economics
8 105 (2.56%) Data Integration
9 103 (2.51%) User Experience
10 72 (1.75%) Social Media
11 68 (1.66%) Credit Risk
12 62 (1.51%) Derivative
13 61 (1.49%) Physics
14 60 (1.46%) Data Extraction
15 59 (1.44%) Equities
16 56 (1.36%) Hedge funds
17 47 (1.14%) Fixed Income
18 46 (1.12%) Open Source
19 45 (1.10%) Client/Server
20 41 (1.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 253 (6.16%) Linux
2 238 (5.80%) Windows
3 192 (4.68%) UNIX
4 67 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 32 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 29 (0.71%) Android
7 23 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 22 (0.54%) Ubuntu
8 22 (0.54%) CentOS
9 18 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 17 (0.41%) Windows 7
10 17 (0.41%) Apple iOS
11 14 (0.34%) Windows XP
12 11 (0.27%) Solaris
13 4 (0.097%) AIX
14 3 (0.073%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.049%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.024%) Windows 2000 Server
16 1 (0.024%) Oracle Linux
16 1 (0.024%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 881 (21.46%) Business Intelligence
2 780 (19.00%) Analytics
3 565 (13.76%) Agile Software Development
4 521 (12.69%) Data Modelling
5 493 (12.01%) Business Analysis
6 477 (11.62%) ETL
7 440 (10.72%) Project Management
8 361 (8.79%) Data Management
9 347 (8.45%) CRM
10 259 (6.31%) E-Commerce
11 252 (6.14%) Migration
12 205 (4.99%) Stakeholder Management
13 204 (4.97%) ITIL
14 188 (4.58%) Scrum
15 186 (4.53%) Data Migration
16 181 (4.41%) User Acceptance Testing
17 177 (4.31%) TDD
18 166 (4.04%) OO
19 158 (3.85%) PRINCE2
20 144 (3.51%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2058 (50.13%) SQL
2 391 (9.52%) Java
3 356 (8.67%) T-SQL
4 303 (7.38%) C#
5 227 (5.53%) Python
6 206 (5.02%) JavaScript
7 201 (4.90%) VBA
8 179 (4.36%) C++
9 176 (4.29%) PL/SQL
10 143 (3.48%) R
11 125 (3.05%) MATLAB
12 103 (2.51%) VB
13 88 (2.14%) PHP
14 76 (1.85%) Perl
15 73 (1.78%) Shell Script
16 69 (1.68%) C
17 49 (1.19%) Ruby
18 36 (0.88%) VB.NET
19 26 (0.63%) PowerShell
20 21 (0.51%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 940 (22.90%) Degree
2 137 (3.34%) ISEB
3 78 (1.90%) Security Cleared
4 76 (1.85%) PhD
5 39 (0.95%) SC Cleared
6 37 (0.90%) PMI Certification
7 28 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
8 25 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 21 (0.51%) CISA
9 21 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
10 20 (0.49%) Oracle Certification
11 19 (0.46%) PMP
11 19 (0.46%) OCP
12 16 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
12 16 (0.39%) CCNA
13 13 (0.32%) RHCE
14 12 (0.29%) CCNP
14 12 (0.29%) ISTQB
15 11 (0.27%) IIBA
15 11 (0.27%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 295 (7.19%) QA
2 86 (2.10%) Data Quality
3 59 (1.44%) SLA
4 34 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 28 (0.68%) HL7
6 24 (0.58%) ISO 9001
7 18 (0.44%) EMIR
7 18 (0.44%) Dodd-Frank
8 17 (0.41%) Basel II
9 16 (0.39%) UCITS
10 12 (0.29%) ISO 14001
11 10 (0.24%) Basel III
12 7 (0.17%) COBIT
13 6 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 5 (0.12%) COREP
15 4 (0.097%) FINREP
15 4 (0.097%) Dublin Core
15 4 (0.097%) CRD IV
16 3 (0.073%) COSO
16 3 (0.073%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 38 (0.93%) Active Directory
2 26 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
3 13 (0.32%) VMware ESX
3 13 (0.32%) Oracle RMAN
3 13 (0.32%) vSphere
4 6 (0.15%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.097%) XenApp
5 4 (0.097%) XenServer
5 4 (0.097%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.097%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 2 (0.049%) Snort
7 1 (0.024%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 31 (0.76%) Data Guard
2 23 (0.56%) Puppet
3 21 (0.51%) Nagios
3 21 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (0.37%) EMC NetWorker
4 15 (0.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 13 (0.32%) SCOM
6 11 (0.27%) Capistrano
6 11 (0.27%) SolarWinds Orion
7 10 (0.24%) SCCM
8 9 (0.22%) Ganglia
8 9 (0.22%) Zenoss
9 7 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
9 7 (0.17%) Oracle EDQ
10 5 (0.12%) Control-M
11 4 (0.097%) CiscoWorks
11 4 (0.097%) Tivoli
12 3 (0.073%) Cisco CUCM
13 2 (0.049%) HP Data Protector
14 1 (0.024%) OpenView
Vendors
1 696 (16.95%) Microsoft
2 671 (16.35%) Oracle
3 195 (4.75%) SAP
4 182 (4.43%) Business Objects
5 162 (3.95%) Google
6 140 (3.41%) Cognos
7 119 (2.90%) Informatica
8 107 (2.61%) Tableau
9 91 (2.22%) IBM
10 63 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
11 59 (1.44%) Teradata
12 55 (1.34%) Red Hat
13 40 (0.97%) Bloomberg
13 40 (0.97%) Siebel
13 40 (0.97%) PeopleSoft
14 38 (0.93%) Trillium
14 38 (0.93%) Adobe
15 37 (0.90%) Sybase
16 31 (0.76%) JBoss
17 30 (0.73%) VMware
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