The table below looks at the statistics for the Data Analyst role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analyst
Rank 325 357 360
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Analyst 940 888 784
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.87% 0.73% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 0.77% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 755 754 615
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.61%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
102195 114720 103098
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 83974 94226 85780
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,954 £27,186 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Data Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Data Analyst in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Data Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Data Analyst
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Analyst within the UK.

Data Analyst Salary Trend in the UK

Data Analyst
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Analyst over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 within the UK.

Data Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Data Analyst
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 Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 28 May 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 +43 915 £40,000 +6.66% 167
London +52 466 £47,500 +7.95% 79
South East +60 171 £40,000 +8.10% 26
City of London +76 131 £47,000 -1.05% 25
North West +19 56 £30,250 +12.03% 16
East of England +13 49 £30,500 -8.27% 11
South West -4 49 £37,500 +11.11% 9
West Midlands -22 45 £30,000 -20.00% 8
Yorkshire 0 44 £32,000 +16.36% 8
Surrey +46 41 £45,000 +38.46% 5
Berkshire +32 35 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Manchester +13 34 £32,106 +21.15% 7
West Yorkshire +1 29 £31,750 +22.11% 7
East Midlands +22 28 £27,000 -22.85% 10
Leeds -4 23 £30,000 +15.38% 3
Oxfordshire +24 22 £42,250 -0.58% 6
Buckinghamshire -5 22 £32,500 -23.52% 2
Scotland +10 21 £30,500 -6.15% 12
Hampshire +3 20 £42,500 -5.55% 6
Cheshire +14 17 £27,500 -21.42% 2
Nottinghamshire +14 17 £30,000 - 3
Nottingham +12 17 £30,000 - 2
Bristol -5 16 £32,500 +3.17% 4
East Sussex -6 16 £45,000 - 1
Milton Keynes -17 16 £32,500 -38.09% 1
Essex +13 15 £40,000 +14.28%
Oxford +23 14 £44,500 +43.54% 3
Gloucestershire +8 14 £40,000 +56.86%
Edinburgh +17 13 £29,750 -13.76% 8
Hertfordshire -14 13 £25,000 -37.50% 6

Data Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Data Analyst in their job title 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 with Data Analyst in their job title.

1 1055 (58.84%) SQL
2 601 (33.52%) Analytical Skills
3 588 (32.79%) Data Analysis
4 536 (29.89%) Finance
5 503 (28.05%) Analytics
6 444 (24.76%) Business Intelligence
7 409 (22.81%) Degree
8 402 (22.42%) MS Excel
9 390 (21.75%) SQL Server
10 358 (19.97%) Microsoft
11 310 (17.29%) Marketing
12 275 (15.34%) Data Warehouse
13 272 (15.17%) Data Modelling
14 260 (14.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 241 (13.44%) Oracle
16 240 (13.39%) SAS
17 225 (12.55%) Data Management
18 205 (11.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 193 (10.76%) ETL
20 192 (10.71%) VBA
21 185 (10.32%) Banking
22 173 (9.65%) R
23 166 (9.26%) Mathematics
24 163 (9.09%) CRM
25 157 (8.76%) Data Mining
26 154 (8.59%) Statistics
27 143 (7.98%) T-SQL
28 142 (7.92%) Visualisation
29 136 (7.59%) Tableau
29 136 (7.59%) SPSS

Data Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Data Analyst in their job title 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 with Data Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 240 (13.39%) SAS
2 38 (2.12%) SharePoint
3 17 (0.95%) Apache Pig
4 15 (0.84%) Oracle Coherence
5 12 (0.67%) Apache Spark
6 8 (0.45%) CMS
6 8 (0.45%) Apache
7 7 (0.39%) MS Exchange
7 7 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (0.33%) Apache Solr
8 6 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (0.33%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.17%) ArcGIS
9 3 (0.17%) Node.js
10 2 (0.11%) Gentran
10 2 (0.11%) JBoss
11 1 (0.056%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.056%) IIS
11 1 (0.056%) Tomcat
Applications
1 402 (22.42%) MS Excel
2 136 (7.59%) SPSS
3 119 (6.64%) MS Office
4 80 (4.46%) MS PowerPoint
5 44 (2.45%) Spreadsheet
6 22 (1.23%) FastStats
7 17 (0.95%) MS Visio
8 11 (0.61%) MS Project
9 10 (0.56%) PowerPivot
10 5 (0.28%) GNU Octave
11 4 (0.22%) Stata
12 2 (0.11%) EViews
12 2 (0.11%) Vensim
13 1 (0.056%) S-PLUS
13 1 (0.056%) InfoPath
13 1 (0.056%) Weka
13 1 (0.056%) Gephi
Business Applications
1 32 (1.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (1.34%) Markit EDM
3 17 (0.95%) Dynamics NAV
4 15 (0.84%) Dynamics GP
4 15 (0.84%) Oracle General Ledger
5 7 (0.39%) SAP MDM
5 7 (0.39%) Eagle PACE
6 6 (0.33%) Radian6
6 6 (0.33%) SAP ERP
6 6 (0.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 6 (0.33%) Cognos TM1
6 6 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 5 (0.28%) Unica
8 4 (0.22%) SAP PM
8 4 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
8 4 (0.22%) SAP CRM
9 3 (0.17%) Movex
9 3 (0.17%) Cognos Planning
9 3 (0.17%) thinkFolio
9 3 (0.17%) Oracle FAH
Cloud Services
1 76 (4.24%) Google Analytics
2 36 (2.01%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
4 16 (0.89%) Amazon EMR
5 15 (0.84%) Amazon S3
6 12 (0.67%) SaaS
7 9 (0.50%) Adobe Analytics
8 8 (0.45%) Silverpop
9 6 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.11%) SmartFocus
11 1 (0.056%) Google Drive
11 1 (0.056%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (0.50%) TCP/IP
2 7 (0.39%) Internet
3 6 (0.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (0.33%) VPN
3 6 (0.33%) FTP
3 6 (0.33%) HTTP
3 6 (0.33%) WAN
3 6 (0.33%) Intranet
3 6 (0.33%) DSL
3 6 (0.33%) SAN
3 6 (0.33%) Firewall
4 5 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (0.28%) LAN
4 5 (0.28%) VoIP
5 4 (0.22%) NetScaler
5 4 (0.22%) IP Telephony
5 4 (0.22%) DNS
5 4 (0.22%) Broadband
5 4 (0.22%) BGP
5 4 (0.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 390 (21.75%) SQL Server
2 275 (15.34%) Data Warehouse
3 260 (14.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 205 (11.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 157 (8.76%) Data Mining
6 132 (7.36%) Relational Database
7 114 (6.36%) Big Data
7 114 (6.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 87 (4.85%) MS Access
9 85 (4.74%) QlikView
10 81 (4.52%) Hadoop
11 49 (2.73%) Crystal Reports
12 47 (2.62%) MySQL
13 40 (2.23%) SQL Server 2008
14 37 (2.06%) PostgreSQL
14 37 (2.06%) SQL Server 2012
15 33 (1.84%) MongoDB
15 33 (1.84%) Oracle BI EE
15 33 (1.84%) RDBMS
16 32 (1.78%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (0.95%) Visual Studio
2 16 (0.89%) Git (software)
3 15 (0.84%) Jenkins
3 15 (0.84%) Yeoman
4 12 (0.67%) Talend Open Studio
4 12 (0.67%) Toad
5 9 (0.50%) LSMW
6 8 (0.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 8 (0.45%) JIRA
7 6 (0.33%) ERwin
8 3 (0.17%) PowerDesigner
8 3 (0.17%) Eclipse
8 3 (0.17%) Maven
8 3 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.056%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.056%) Selenium
9 1 (0.056%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.056%) Hudson
9 1 (0.056%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.056%) WebDriver
General
1 536 (29.89%) Finance
2 310 (17.29%) Marketing
3 185 (10.32%) Banking
4 109 (6.08%) Retail
5 61 (3.40%) Telecoms
6 37 (2.06%) Investment Banking
7 31 (1.73%) Legal
8 29 (1.62%) Advertising
9 26 (1.45%) Financial Institution
10 23 (1.28%) Back Office
11 21 (1.17%) Manufacturing
11 21 (1.17%) Games
12 20 (1.12%) Billing
13 19 (1.06%) Publishing
14 17 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
15 15 (0.84%) General Ledger
16 14 (0.78%) Retail Banking
16 14 (0.78%) Front Office
17 11 (0.61%) Polish Language
18 10 (0.56%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (3.90%) .NET
2 46 (2.57%) HTML
3 38 (2.12%) XML
4 32 (1.78%) Web Services
5 23 (1.28%) ASP.NET
5 23 (1.28%) D3.js
6 22 (1.23%) SciPy
7 17 (0.95%) Pandas
8 15 (0.84%) CSS
8 15 (0.84%) Natural Language Processing
8 15 (0.84%) Cascalog
8 15 (0.84%) scikit-learn
9 14 (0.78%) MDX
10 12 (0.67%) Middleware
11 11 (0.61%) EDI
12 10 (0.56%) NumPy
12 10 (0.56%) jQuery
13 7 (0.39%) XSLT
14 6 (0.33%) Regular Expression
14 6 (0.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 601 (33.52%) Analytical Skills
2 166 (9.26%) Mathematics
3 154 (8.59%) Statistics
4 142 (7.92%) Visualisation
5 99 (5.52%) Management Information System
6 85 (4.74%) Computer Science
7 68 (3.79%) Data Structures
7 68 (3.79%) Data Extraction
8 63 (3.51%) Reference Data
9 44 (2.45%) Algorithms
10 31 (1.73%) Economics
11 29 (1.62%) Data Centre
12 26 (1.45%) Data Integration
13 23 (1.28%) Physics
14 19 (1.06%) NHS
14 19 (1.06%) Credit Risk
14 19 (1.06%) Telematics
15 18 (1.00%) FMCG
16 17 (0.95%) Social Media
16 17 (0.95%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 62 (3.46%) Windows
2 43 (2.40%) Linux
3 38 (2.12%) UNIX
4 15 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (0.56%) Windows 7
5 10 (0.56%) CentOS
6 6 (0.33%) Debian
7 5 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (0.28%) AIX
7 5 (0.28%) Android
8 4 (0.22%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.11%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.11%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.11%) zOS
11 1 (0.056%) VMS
11 1 (0.056%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.056%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 588 (32.79%) Data Analysis
2 503 (28.05%) Analytics
3 444 (24.76%) Business Intelligence
4 272 (15.17%) Data Modelling
5 225 (12.55%) Data Management
6 193 (10.76%) ETL
7 163 (9.09%) CRM
8 125 (6.97%) Business Analysis
9 106 (5.91%) Migration
10 101 (5.63%) Agile Software Development
11 86 (4.80%) Data Migration
12 80 (4.46%) Project Management
13 76 (4.24%) Statistical Analysis
14 75 (4.18%) Validation
15 74 (4.13%) Data Analytics
16 73 (4.07%) Data Mapping
17 72 (4.02%) E-Commerce
18 71 (3.96%) Data Architecture
19 69 (3.85%) Data Governance
20 54 (3.01%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1055 (58.84%) SQL
2 192 (10.71%) VBA
3 173 (9.65%) R
4 143 (7.98%) T-SQL
5 123 (6.86%) Python
6 67 (3.74%) Java
7 63 (3.51%) MATLAB
7 63 (3.51%) C#
8 61 (3.40%) JavaScript
9 26 (1.45%) PL/SQL
10 25 (1.39%) Perl
11 23 (1.28%) VB
11 23 (1.28%) Bash Shell
12 21 (1.17%) C
13 19 (1.06%) PowerShell
14 18 (1.00%) PHP
15 15 (0.84%) Clojure
16 10 (0.56%) ABAP
17 9 (0.50%) Shell Script
18 8 (0.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 409 (22.81%) Degree
2 21 (1.17%) Security Cleared
3 18 (1.00%) SC Cleared
4 13 (0.73%) ISEB
5 12 (0.67%) PhD
5 12 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (0.67%) CCNA
6 10 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (0.45%) CISA
8 7 (0.39%) ISTQB
9 6 (0.33%) ECDL
10 5 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.28%) CCNP
11 4 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (0.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (0.22%) MCSE
11 4 (0.22%) PMI Certification
12 3 (0.17%) PMP
12 3 (0.17%) CCDA
12 3 (0.17%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (4.13%) Data Quality
2 71 (3.96%) QA
3 27 (1.51%) SLA
4 7 (0.39%) Solvency II
5 5 (0.28%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.22%) COREP
6 4 (0.22%) FINREP
6 4 (0.22%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.22%) ISO 14001
7 3 (0.17%) MiFID
7 3 (0.17%) EMIR
8 1 (0.056%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 15 (0.84%) VirtualBox
2 9 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.28%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.28%) vSphere
3 5 (0.28%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 2 (0.11%) HDFS
4 2 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.056%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.056%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.056%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (0.84%) Vagrant
2 5 (0.28%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (0.22%) Oracle EDQ
3 4 (0.22%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (0.17%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (0.11%) Cacti
5 2 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.11%) SCOM
5 2 (0.11%) Nagios
6 1 (0.056%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.056%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.056%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.056%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.056%) Oracle Statspack
6 1 (0.056%) SCCM
6 1 (0.056%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.056%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.056%) SCSM
Vendors
1 358 (19.97%) Microsoft
2 241 (13.44%) Oracle
3 136 (7.59%) Tableau
4 128 (7.14%) SAP
5 92 (5.13%) Business Objects
6 83 (4.63%) Google
7 82 (4.57%) Cognos
8 58 (3.23%) Teradata
9 38 (2.12%) IBM
10 30 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
11 28 (1.56%) Omniture
12 25 (1.39%) Informatica
13 20 (1.12%) Cisco
14 17 (0.95%) MicroStrategy
14 17 (0.95%) JD Edwards
14 17 (0.95%) GoldenSource
15 15 (0.84%) Epicor
15 15 (0.84%) Sage
16 14 (0.78%) Adobe
17 13 (0.73%) Red Hat
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