The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Data Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Analyst
Rank 352 312 364
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +52
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Analyst 737 1081 924
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.82% 1.02% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 1.05% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 659 891 760
Median salary £36,000 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £24,330
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

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
86462 102533 109645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.55% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 71827 85446 90758
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

Data Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Data Analyst in the job title.

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 9 December 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -44 708 £36,000 -6.49% 108
London -34 340 £42,500 -10.52% 47
South East -14 101 £33,000 -5.71% 20
City of London +26 85 £35,000 -24.32% 11
North West -3 77 £31,500 +5.00% 11
East of England +32 61 £39,500 +23.43% 5
West Midlands -26 49 £29,500 -7.81% 11
Surrey +42 35 £34,500 +8.08% 3
South West +4 33 £32,500 +1.56% 5
Berkshire -6 29 £28,500 -24.00% 11
Merseyside +9 28 £27,500 - 2
Yorkshire -6 27 £30,000 -7.69% 5
Birmingham +3 25 £30,000 - 3
Hertfordshire +16 24 £47,500 +53.84% 2
Manchester -11 23 £35,000 +7.69% 4
West Yorkshire +2 19 £31,000 -14.48% 3
East Midlands -8 19 £38,500 +10.00% 3
Essex +27 17 £37,500 +25.00%
Lancashire +5 16 £32,500 +5.69% 3
Liverpool -6 16 £27,500 - 2
Reading +33 15 £27,500 -4.34% 6
Bristol +20 14 £32,500 -7.14% 3
Leeds +18 14 £31,000 +1.63% 2
Cambridgeshire +9 12 £33,750 +22.72% 2
Colchester - 12 £38,250 -
Buckinghamshire -1 11 £32,500 - 1
Warrington +14 10 £31,500 +21.15% 1
Scotland +13 10 £32,500 - 5
Milton Keynes +6 10 £32,500 - 1
Peterborough +1 10 £32,500 +18.18% 1

Data Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, Data Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Data Analyst in the job title.

1 994 (63.55%) SQL
2 540 (34.53%) Analytical Skills
3 511 (32.67%) Data Analysis
4 504 (32.23%) Finance
5 401 (25.64%) Business Intelligence
6 395 (25.26%) MS Excel
7 390 (24.94%) Analytics
8 376 (24.04%) SQL Server
9 328 (20.97%) Microsoft
10 322 (20.59%) Degree
11 229 (14.64%) Data Modelling
12 224 (14.32%) Data Quality
13 223 (14.26%) Marketing
14 196 (12.53%) Data Warehouse
15 194 (12.40%) SAS
15 194 (12.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 177 (11.32%) Data Management
17 171 (10.93%) ETL
18 163 (10.42%) Tableau
19 162 (10.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 156 (9.97%) Data Analytics
21 155 (9.91%) T-SQL
22 154 (9.85%) Mathematics
23 147 (9.40%) MS Office
24 139 (8.89%) Oracle
25 135 (8.63%) Python
26 132 (8.44%) Statistics
27 131 (8.38%) Visualisation
28 122 (7.80%) Retail
29 121 (7.74%) VBA

Data Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 194 (12.40%) SAS
2 35 (2.24%) SharePoint
3 23 (1.47%) Apache Spark
4 12 (0.77%) Apache Pig
5 10 (0.64%) Confluence
6 6 (0.38%) NetWeaver
6 6 (0.38%) SAP EP
6 6 (0.38%) SAP Portal
7 4 (0.26%) Jupyter
8 3 (0.19%) ArcGIS
8 3 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.13%) Apache
9 2 (0.13%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.13%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.064%) CMS
10 1 (0.064%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.064%) IIS
10 1 (0.064%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.064%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.064%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 395 (25.26%) MS Excel
2 147 (9.40%) MS Office
3 92 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 86 (5.50%) SPSS
5 24 (1.53%) Spreadsheet
6 18 (1.15%) MS Visio
7 5 (0.32%) Stata
8 4 (0.26%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.19%) MS Project
9 3 (0.19%) Simulink
10 2 (0.13%) EngageOne
11 1 (0.064%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.064%) EViews
11 1 (0.064%) Weka
Business Applications
1 39 (2.49%) FastStats
2 20 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (0.77%) WebTrends
4 11 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
5 7 (0.45%) Oracle Utilities
5 7 (0.45%) SAP CO
5 7 (0.45%) SAP FI
5 7 (0.45%) SAP FI/CO
6 6 (0.38%) Adobe Campaign
6 6 (0.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 6 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
6 6 (0.38%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 6 (0.38%) SAP SRM
7 5 (0.32%) OpenText VIM for SAP
7 5 (0.32%) SAP MDM
7 5 (0.32%) SAP MM
7 5 (0.32%) SAP SD
8 4 (0.26%) Maximo
8 4 (0.26%) Oracle HRMS
8 4 (0.26%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 59 (3.77%) Google Analytics
2 16 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (0.38%) Adobe Analytics
4 6 (0.38%) AdWords
4 6 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.26%) Taleo
6 3 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.19%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.13%) Google Tag Manager
8 1 (0.064%) Boomi
8 1 (0.064%) Firebase
8 1 (0.064%) Flurry Analytics
8 1 (0.064%) PaaS
8 1 (0.064%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (0.90%) LDAP
2 8 (0.51%) Internet
3 6 (0.38%) Multicast
3 6 (0.38%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.26%) FTP
5 3 (0.19%) Intranet
5 3 (0.19%) LAN
5 3 (0.19%) SMS
5 3 (0.19%) Wireless
6 2 (0.13%) BGP
6 2 (0.13%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.13%) WLAN
7 1 (0.064%) DNS
7 1 (0.064%) GPRS
7 1 (0.064%) GSM
7 1 (0.064%) ISDN
7 1 (0.064%) PSTN
7 1 (0.064%) UMTS
7 1 (0.064%) VoIP
7 1 (0.064%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 376 (24.04%) SQL Server
2 196 (12.53%) Data Warehouse
3 194 (12.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 162 (10.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 106 (6.78%) Big Data
6 98 (6.27%) Relational Database
7 88 (5.63%) QlikView
8 83 (5.31%) BusinessObjects
9 79 (5.05%) MySQL
10 72 (4.60%) Data Mining
10 72 (4.60%) Hadoop
11 66 (4.22%) MS Access
12 54 (3.45%) Power BI
13 47 (3.01%) Crystal Reports
14 39 (2.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 38 (2.43%) SQL Server 2012
16 35 (2.24%) SQL Server 2008
17 32 (2.05%) NoSQL
18 25 (1.60%) Base SAS
19 22 (1.41%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 21 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (1.28%) JIRA
3 15 (0.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 14 (0.90%) Visual Studio
5 12 (0.77%) Talend Open Studio
6 5 (0.32%) Eclipse
7 3 (0.19%) ERwin
7 3 (0.19%) LSMW
8 2 (0.13%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.13%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.13%) Selenium
8 2 (0.13%) Toad
9 1 (0.064%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.064%) PowerBuilder
9 1 (0.064%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.064%) Subversion
9 1 (0.064%) Visual Website Optimizer
9 1 (0.064%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.064%) XMLSpy
General
1 504 (32.23%) Finance
2 223 (14.26%) Marketing
3 122 (7.80%) Retail
4 102 (6.52%) Banking
5 47 (3.01%) Legal
6 36 (2.30%) Investment Banking
7 31 (1.98%) Games
8 27 (1.73%) Advertising
9 22 (1.41%) Publishing
10 17 (1.09%) Manufacturing
11 15 (0.96%) Automotive
11 15 (0.96%) Law
12 12 (0.77%) Billing
13 11 (0.70%) Back Office
13 11 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
13 11 (0.70%) Retail Banking
13 11 (0.70%) Telecoms
14 9 (0.58%) Front Office
14 9 (0.58%) German Language
15 8 (0.51%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (3.77%) XML
2 28 (1.79%) .NET
3 18 (1.15%) MDX
4 16 (1.02%) HTML
5 14 (0.90%) SailPoint
6 11 (0.70%) Web Services
7 10 (0.64%) Pandas
8 7 (0.45%) Lucene
9 6 (0.38%) BAPI
9 6 (0.38%) CSS
9 6 (0.38%) Hibernate
9 6 (0.38%) SAP ALE
9 6 (0.38%) SAP Basis
9 6 (0.38%) SAP PI
9 6 (0.38%) SAP XI
9 6 (0.38%) Web Dynpro
10 5 (0.32%) ASP.NET
10 5 (0.32%) Oracle Fusion
11 4 (0.26%) SOAP
11 4 (0.26%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 540 (34.53%) Analytical Skills
2 154 (9.85%) Mathematics
3 132 (8.44%) Statistics
4 131 (8.38%) Visualisation
5 112 (7.16%) Computer Science
6 105 (6.71%) Management Information System
7 54 (3.45%) Economics
8 45 (2.88%) Data Structures
9 44 (2.81%) Data Extraction
10 43 (2.75%) Reference Data
11 34 (2.17%) Data Integration
12 25 (1.60%) Social Media
13 21 (1.34%) Data Centre
13 21 (1.34%) Fixed Income
14 19 (1.21%) Mobile App
15 18 (1.15%) FMCG
16 17 (1.09%) Algorithms
17 15 (0.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 14 (0.90%) Physics
18 14 (0.90%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 47 (3.01%) Linux
2 34 (2.17%) Windows
3 31 (1.98%) Unix
4 9 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (0.32%) Windows Vista
5 5 (0.32%) Windows XP
6 3 (0.19%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.064%) AIX
7 1 (0.064%) OS/400
7 1 (0.064%) Solaris
7 1 (0.064%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 511 (32.67%) Data Analysis
2 401 (25.64%) Business Intelligence
3 390 (24.94%) Analytics
4 229 (14.64%) Data Modelling
5 177 (11.32%) Data Management
6 171 (10.93%) ETL
7 156 (9.97%) Data Analytics
8 107 (6.84%) Agile Software Development
8 107 (6.84%) CRM
9 78 (4.99%) Stakeholder Management
10 76 (4.86%) Data Cleansing
11 74 (4.73%) Migration
12 70 (4.48%) Business Analysis
13 65 (4.16%) Data Governance
14 63 (4.03%) Data Visualisation
14 63 (4.03%) E-Commerce
15 58 (3.71%) ITIL
15 58 (3.71%) Statistical Analysis
16 57 (3.64%) Validation
17 55 (3.52%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 994 (63.55%) SQL
2 155 (9.91%) T-SQL
3 135 (8.63%) Python
4 121 (7.74%) VBA
5 97 (6.20%) R
6 79 (5.05%) Java
7 61 (3.90%) PL/SQL
8 45 (2.88%) C#
9 34 (2.17%) JavaScript
10 28 (1.79%) VB
11 24 (1.53%) PHP
12 22 (1.41%) MATLAB
12 22 (1.41%) PowerShell
13 19 (1.21%) Shell Script
14 16 (1.02%) C++
15 14 (0.90%) BeanShell
16 13 (0.83%) Perl
17 11 (0.70%) C
18 10 (0.64%) VB.NET
19 9 (0.58%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 322 (20.59%) Degree
2 19 (1.21%) ISEB
3 17 (1.09%) Security Cleared
4 14 (0.90%) SC Cleared
5 12 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (0.64%) ISTQB
6 10 (0.64%) PhD
7 9 (0.58%) CISA
7 9 (0.58%) PCI QSA
8 8 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (0.51%) DBS Check
8 8 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 8 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (0.51%) MCSA
9 7 (0.45%) CCNA
10 5 (0.32%) ACCA
10 5 (0.32%) CCENT
10 5 (0.32%) CIMA
10 5 (0.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 5 (0.32%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 224 (14.32%) Data Quality
2 50 (3.20%) QA
3 46 (2.94%) SLA
4 23 (1.47%) PCI DSS
5 18 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.32%) GMP
7 4 (0.26%) IAS 39
7 4 (0.26%) ISO22301
8 2 (0.13%) Actionable Recommendations
8 2 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.13%) MiFID
8 2 (0.13%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.064%) CDISC
9 1 (0.064%) CRD IV
9 1 (0.064%) EMIR
9 1 (0.064%) FATCA
9 1 (0.064%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.064%) ISO20022
System Software
1 32 (2.05%) Active Directory
2 14 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (0.32%) vSphere
4 2 (0.13%) Firmware
5 1 (0.064%) HDFS
5 1 (0.064%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.064%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (0.064%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.064%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.45%) Control-M
3 3 (0.19%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.13%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.064%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.064%) QRadar
5 1 (0.064%) SCCM
5 1 (0.064%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 328 (20.97%) Microsoft
2 163 (10.42%) Tableau
3 139 (8.89%) Oracle
4 73 (4.67%) SAP
5 72 (4.60%) Google
6 60 (3.84%) Cognos
7 48 (3.07%) Informatica
8 30 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
9 26 (1.66%) Teradata
10 25 (1.60%) MicroStrategy
11 21 (1.34%) Cisco
12 19 (1.21%) Bloomberg
12 19 (1.21%) IBM
13 17 (1.09%) Netezza
14 16 (1.02%) HP
15 15 (0.96%) VMware
16 14 (0.90%) Citrix
16 14 (0.90%) NetApp
16 14 (0.90%) Reuters
17 13 (0.83%) Trillium
Liverpool, Merseyside
Maclean Moore Consulting
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £0.00 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Sudbury, Suffolk
Hurren and Hope
Salary: Market related
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Creative Personnel
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £35000 - £35001 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Pension
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Best Practice Talent Solutions
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum Salary offered dependent on current
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
HFG
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £26500.00 - £28000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer People
Salary: £70.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: COMPETITIVE SALARY
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Bluetownonline
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000.00 per annum + pension + healthcare + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands (County)
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £18k - £25k per annum
Posted: 3 days ago