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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Analyst
UK
Rank 356 307 373
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +66
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Analyst 696 997 842
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.83% 1.01% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 1.05% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 615 821 676
Median salary £36,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,302 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -

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
81076 94889 99493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.44% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 67322 79646 82693
Median salary £45,344 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 17 January 2017 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 17 January 2017. 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 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 -48 656 £36,189 -7.20% 98
London -32 309 £42,500 -5.55% 50
South East +3 112 £32,500 -8.45% 10
North West +4 76 £33,000 +15.78% 7
City of London +38 72 £35,000 -30.00% 16
East of England +20 46 £42,500 +39.34% 9
West Midlands -28 36 £29,000 -17.14% 7
Berkshire +3 35 £28,500 -28.75% 3
Surrey +48 34 £35,000 - 2
Merseyside +12 28 £33,500 +21.81% 1
South West -11 26 £32,500 +1.56% 4
East Midlands +8 24 £33,931 +6.86% 4
Yorkshire -14 24 £35,000 -6.66% 7
Manchester -15 24 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Hertfordshire +18 21 £52,500 +91.78% 5
Liverpool +11 21 £40,000 +45.45% 1
West Yorkshire -3 20 £35,000 -22.22% 4
Lancashire -1 17 £33,000 +22.22%
Scotland +15 16 £34,950 +6.71% 4
Reading +28 14 £27,500 -4.34%
Bristol +11 14 £35,000 +3.70% 2
Birmingham -2 14 £28,750 +4.54% 3
Leeds -1 13 £35,000 -6.66% 4
Uxbridge - 13 £55,000 - 1
Chorley +7 11 £33,000 +22.22%
Wales +10 10 £37,500 +47.05% 1
Buckinghamshire +9 10 £31,250 -3.84% 2
West Sussex +14 9 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Edinburgh +5 9 £50,000 +52.67% 1
Borehamwood - 9 £52,500 -

Data Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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.

1 952 (63.34%) SQL
2 504 (33.53%) Data Analysis
3 502 (33.40%) Analytical Skills
4 464 (30.87%) Finance
5 399 (26.55%) MS Excel
6 387 (25.75%) Business Intelligence
7 385 (25.62%) Analytics
8 346 (23.02%) SQL Server
9 316 (21.02%) Microsoft
10 293 (19.49%) Degree
11 209 (13.91%) Data Quality
12 204 (13.57%) Data Modelling
13 201 (13.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 190 (12.64%) Data Warehouse
15 188 (12.51%) Marketing
16 180 (11.98%) Tableau
17 175 (11.64%) SAS
18 169 (11.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 160 (10.65%) T-SQL
20 156 (10.38%) ETL
21 150 (9.98%) Data Management
22 144 (9.58%) Mathematics
22 144 (9.58%) Data Analytics
23 137 (9.12%) MS Office
24 136 (9.05%) Oracle
24 136 (9.05%) Statistics
25 131 (8.72%) Python
26 122 (8.12%) CRM
27 117 (7.78%) VBA
27 117 (7.78%) Visualisation

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
1 175 (11.64%) SAS
2 34 (2.26%) SharePoint
3 18 (1.20%) Apache Spark
4 12 (0.80%) Apache Pig
5 11 (0.73%) Confluence
6 7 (0.47%) ArcGIS
7 6 (0.40%) NetWeaver
7 6 (0.40%) SAP EP
7 6 (0.40%) SAP Portal
8 4 (0.27%) Jupyter
9 3 (0.20%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.13%) Apache
10 2 (0.13%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.13%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.13%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.067%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.067%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.067%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.067%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 399 (26.55%) MS Excel
2 137 (9.12%) MS Office
3 84 (5.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 68 (4.52%) SPSS
5 21 (1.40%) Spreadsheet
6 13 (0.86%) MS Visio
7 7 (0.47%) MS Project
8 4 (0.27%) Stata
9 3 (0.20%) Simulink
10 2 (0.13%) AutoCAD
10 2 (0.13%) EngageOne
11 1 (0.067%) EViews
11 1 (0.067%) Weka
Business Applications
1 26 (1.73%) FastStats
2 25 (1.66%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.67%) WebTrends
4 9 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
5 8 (0.53%) Adobe Campaign
6 7 (0.47%) Oracle Utilities
6 7 (0.47%) SAP CO
6 7 (0.47%) SAP FI
6 7 (0.47%) SAP FI/CO
7 6 (0.40%) SAP SRM
8 5 (0.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 5 (0.33%) OpenText VIM for SAP
8 5 (0.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 5 (0.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 5 (0.33%) SAP MDM
8 5 (0.33%) SAP MM
8 5 (0.33%) SAP SD
9 4 (0.27%) Markit EDM
9 4 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
9 4 (0.27%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 59 (3.93%) Google Analytics
2 15 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (0.60%) Adobe Analytics
5 7 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (0.40%) AdWords
7 4 (0.27%) Taleo
8 3 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.20%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.13%) Firebase
9 2 (0.13%) Google Tag Manager
10 1 (0.067%) AdSense
10 1 (0.067%) Boomi
10 1 (0.067%) SaaS
10 1 (0.067%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.06%) LDAP
2 5 (0.33%) Network Security
3 4 (0.27%) Internet
4 3 (0.20%) FTP
4 3 (0.20%) Intranet
4 3 (0.20%) LAN
4 3 (0.20%) SMS
4 3 (0.20%) Wireless
5 2 (0.13%) BGP
5 2 (0.13%) Firewall
5 2 (0.13%) Multicast
5 2 (0.13%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.13%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.13%) WLAN
6 1 (0.067%) 3G
6 1 (0.067%) 4G
6 1 (0.067%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.067%) Converged Networks
6 1 (0.067%) LTE
6 1 (0.067%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 346 (23.02%) SQL Server
2 201 (13.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 190 (12.64%) Data Warehouse
4 169 (11.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 92 (6.12%) Big Data
6 88 (5.85%) Relational Database
7 87 (5.79%) QlikView
8 83 (5.52%) MySQL
9 76 (5.06%) BusinessObjects
10 70 (4.66%) MS Access
11 69 (4.59%) Power BI
12 65 (4.32%) Data Mining
13 62 (4.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 61 (4.06%) Hadoop
15 42 (2.79%) Crystal Reports
15 42 (2.79%) SQL Server 2012
16 34 (2.26%) SQL Server 2008
17 29 (1.93%) NoSQL
18 26 (1.73%) Spotfire
19 21 (1.40%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 18 (1.20%) JIRA
2 16 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (0.93%) Visual Studio
4 12 (0.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 8 (0.53%) LSMW
5 8 (0.53%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (0.13%) ERwin
6 2 (0.13%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.13%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.13%) PowerBuilder
6 2 (0.13%) Toad
7 1 (0.067%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.067%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.067%) Selenium
7 1 (0.067%) Subversion
7 1 (0.067%) Visual Website Optimizer
7 1 (0.067%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.067%) XMLSpy
General
1 464 (30.87%) Finance
2 188 (12.51%) Marketing
3 113 (7.52%) Retail
4 104 (6.92%) Banking
5 58 (3.86%) Legal
6 31 (2.06%) Investment Banking
7 30 (2.00%) Games
8 29 (1.93%) Advertising
9 18 (1.20%) Automotive
9 18 (1.20%) Law
9 18 (1.20%) Publishing
10 17 (1.13%) Telecoms
11 16 (1.06%) Manufacturing
12 15 (1.00%) Billing
13 10 (0.67%) Back Office
14 9 (0.60%) Retail Banking
15 8 (0.53%) Financial Institution
15 8 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
16 7 (0.47%) Front Office
17 5 (0.33%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (3.73%) XML
2 23 (1.53%) .NET
3 22 (1.46%) MDX
4 16 (1.06%) SailPoint
5 13 (0.86%) HTML
6 12 (0.80%) Web Services
7 10 (0.67%) Pandas
8 6 (0.40%) BAPI
8 6 (0.40%) Hibernate
8 6 (0.40%) SAP ALE
8 6 (0.40%) SAP Basis
8 6 (0.40%) SAP PI
8 6 (0.40%) SAP XI
8 6 (0.40%) Web Dynpro
9 5 (0.33%) ASP.NET
9 5 (0.33%) CSS
9 5 (0.33%) EDI
10 4 (0.27%) JMS
10 4 (0.27%) Lucene
10 4 (0.27%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 502 (33.40%) Analytical Skills
2 144 (9.58%) Mathematics
3 136 (9.05%) Statistics
4 117 (7.78%) Visualisation
5 109 (7.25%) Management Information System
6 96 (6.39%) Computer Science
7 54 (3.59%) Economics
8 50 (3.33%) Data Structures
9 39 (2.59%) Data Extraction
10 34 (2.26%) Reference Data
11 27 (1.80%) Data Integration
12 26 (1.73%) Algorithms
13 23 (1.53%) Mobile App
13 23 (1.53%) Social Media
14 22 (1.46%) FMCG
15 21 (1.40%) Data Centre
16 19 (1.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 18 (1.20%) Fixed Income
17 18 (1.20%) Physics
18 16 (1.06%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 43 (2.86%) Linux
2 30 (2.00%) Windows
3 29 (1.93%) Unix
4 5 (0.33%) AIX
4 5 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (0.33%) Windows Vista
4 5 (0.33%) Windows XP
5 3 (0.20%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.067%) Solaris
6 1 (0.067%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 504 (33.53%) Data Analysis
2 387 (25.75%) Business Intelligence
3 385 (25.62%) Analytics
4 204 (13.57%) Data Modelling
5 156 (10.38%) ETL
6 150 (9.98%) Data Management
7 144 (9.58%) Data Analytics
8 122 (8.12%) CRM
9 100 (6.65%) Agile Software Development
10 82 (5.46%) Migration
11 77 (5.12%) Data Cleansing
12 74 (4.92%) Stakeholder Management
13 68 (4.52%) Data Migration
14 63 (4.19%) E-Commerce
15 58 (3.86%) Statistical Analysis
16 57 (3.79%) Data Governance
16 57 (3.79%) Data Visualisation
16 57 (3.79%) ITIL
17 54 (3.59%) Business Analysis
18 49 (3.26%) Actionable Insight
Programming Languages
1 952 (63.34%) SQL
2 160 (10.65%) T-SQL
3 131 (8.72%) Python
4 117 (7.78%) VBA
5 90 (5.99%) R
6 74 (4.92%) Java
7 56 (3.73%) PL/SQL
8 43 (2.86%) C#
9 32 (2.13%) JavaScript
10 30 (2.00%) PHP
11 24 (1.60%) MATLAB
11 24 (1.60%) VB
12 20 (1.33%) PowerShell
13 17 (1.13%) C++
14 16 (1.06%) BeanShell
15 15 (1.00%) Shell Script
16 14 (0.93%) ABAP
16 14 (0.93%) Perl
17 11 (0.73%) C
18 8 (0.53%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 293 (19.49%) Degree
2 21 (1.40%) Security Cleared
3 19 (1.26%) SC Cleared
4 15 (1.00%) CISA
4 15 (1.00%) ISEB
5 14 (0.93%) PCI QSA
6 10 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (0.67%) MCSA
6 10 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (0.67%) PhD
7 9 (0.60%) CCNA
8 8 (0.53%) DBS Check
9 7 (0.47%) CCENT
9 7 (0.47%) MCSE
10 5 (0.33%) CFA
10 5 (0.33%) ISTQB
10 5 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (0.27%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 209 (13.91%) Data Quality
2 41 (2.73%) QA
3 38 (2.53%) SLA
4 30 (2.00%) PCI DSS
5 23 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.40%) ISO22301
7 4 (0.27%) Actionable Recommendations
7 4 (0.27%) IAS 39
8 3 (0.20%) GMP
8 3 (0.20%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
9 2 (0.13%) MiFID
10 1 (0.067%) CDISC
10 1 (0.067%) CRD IV
10 1 (0.067%) EMIR
10 1 (0.067%) FATCA
10 1 (0.067%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 32 (2.13%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (0.33%) vSphere
4 2 (0.13%) Firmware
5 1 (0.067%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.067%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (0.067%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.067%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.47%) Control-M
3 2 (0.13%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (0.13%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.067%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.067%) QRadar
4 1 (0.067%) SCCM
Vendors
1 316 (21.02%) Microsoft
2 180 (11.98%) Tableau
3 136 (9.05%) Oracle
4 72 (4.79%) Google
5 64 (4.26%) SAP
6 46 (3.06%) Cognos
7 38 (2.53%) Informatica
8 33 (2.20%) Salesforce.com
9 27 (1.80%) MicroStrategy
9 27 (1.80%) Teradata
10 19 (1.26%) Cisco
11 18 (1.20%) IBM
12 16 (1.06%) Netezza
13 15 (1.00%) Alteryx
13 15 (1.00%) Bloomberg
14 14 (0.93%) Trillium
15 12 (0.80%) Ab Initio
15 12 (0.80%) Adobe
15 12 (0.80%) Reuters
16 11 (0.73%) VMware
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Broxbourne, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
South East London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £32000.00 - £36000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £21000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
North London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £26000.00 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Broxbourne, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Comtecs
Salary: £18000 - £20000 Per Annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Ilford, Essex
London Borough of Redbridge
Salary: From £30,024 to £31,683 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
networx
Salary: £24,200 (including 1% annual increase 1st April 2017)
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Itecco
Salary: £35000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000.00 per annum + pension + healthcare + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
networx
Salary: £18,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
onezeero.
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £0.00 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Faringdon, Oxfordshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Dorset
Modis International
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
The One Group
Salary: £50k - 60k per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Anatwine
Salary: From £30,000 to £34,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Posted: 6 days ago