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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analyst
Rank 350 402 332
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -70
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Analyst 834 646 837
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.79% 0.62% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.66% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 663 509 741
Average salary £37,250 £38,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.61% +9.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,750 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £33,750 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +12.50%

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
99917 98112 105285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.81% 94.57% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 83183 79195 90333
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 +46 785 £37,500 -3.22% 179
London +79 435 £42,500 -5.55% 76
City of London +21 112 £45,000 -13.46% 29
South East -37 105 £32,500 -7.80% 34
Yorkshire +1 53 £35,000 +48.93% 20
South West -11 47 £40,000 - 15
West Midlands +9 44 £29,000 -22.66% 8
West Yorkshire +12 42 £35,000 +52.17% 17
East Midlands +51 40 £34,000 +23.63% 4
Nottinghamshire +42 31 £35,000 +27.27% 1
Nottingham +37 31 £35,000 +27.27% 1
Scotland +35 31 £39,250 +1.29% 5
East of England -30 31 £40,000 +33.33% 5
Surrey +7 29 £32,500 -24.41% 15
North West -3 28 £32,500 +23.80% 16
Leeds +8 27 £33,750 +73.07% 13
Bristol +7 24 £32,500 +20.37% 8
Cambridgeshire +21 23 £43,000 +91.11%
Edinburgh +17 22 £40,000 +14.28% 4
Cheshire +17 17 £32,500 +41.30% 7
Warwickshire +10 17 £29,000 - 2
Birmingham -7 16 £26,000 -42.22% 2
Oxfordshire +4 15 £31,500 -1.56% 3
Berkshire -1 15 £32,500 -7.14% 5
Milton Keynes -6 13 £35,750 +2.14% 4
Buckinghamshire -12 13 £35,750 +2.14% 4
Warwick +3 12 £29,000 -
Hampshire -27 11 £25,000 -13.04% 2
Cambridge -1 10 £40,000 +77.77%
South Wales -2 10 £25,750 -8.84% 5

Data Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 1047 (57.06%) SQL
2 620 (33.79%) Data Analysis
3 570 (31.06%) Analytical Skills
4 543 (29.59%) Finance
5 489 (26.65%) MS Excel
6 453 (24.69%) SQL Server
7 443 (24.14%) Business Intelligence
8 409 (22.29%) Analytics
9 392 (21.36%) Microsoft
10 384 (20.93%) Degree
11 302 (16.46%) SAS
12 274 (14.93%) Marketing
13 263 (14.33%) Data Warehouse
14 254 (13.84%) Oracle
15 243 (13.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 218 (11.88%) Data Management
17 207 (11.28%) Data Modelling
18 199 (10.84%) ETL
19 194 (10.57%) Relational Database
20 191 (10.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 188 (10.25%) VBA
22 173 (9.43%) T-SQL
23 164 (8.94%) Data Mining
24 158 (8.61%) Retail
25 157 (8.56%) Mathematics
26 150 (8.17%) Banking
27 145 (7.90%) Business Objects
28 139 (7.57%) CRM
29 133 (7.25%) MS Office
30 122 (6.65%) R

Data Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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
1 302 (16.46%) SAS
2 32 (1.74%) Oracle Coherence
3 24 (1.31%) SharePoint
4 10 (0.54%) MS Exchange
4 10 (0.54%) Apache Pig
4 10 (0.54%) Oracle Service Bus
5 8 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (0.44%) CMS
6 5 (0.27%) WebLogic
7 4 (0.22%) Smallworld
7 4 (0.22%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.16%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.16%) ArcGIS
8 3 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.054%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.054%) IIS
9 1 (0.054%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.054%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 489 (26.65%) MS Excel
2 133 (7.25%) MS Office
3 121 (6.59%) SPSS
4 72 (3.92%) MS PowerPoint
5 42 (2.29%) Spreadsheet
6 24 (1.31%) MS Visio
7 21 (1.14%) PowerPivot
8 16 (0.87%) FastStats
9 4 (0.22%) AutoCAD
9 4 (0.22%) S-PLUS
9 4 (0.22%) Stata
10 3 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (0.16%) Photoshop
11 2 (0.11%) EViews
12 1 (0.054%) Weka
12 1 (0.054%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 71 (3.87%) Google Analytics
2 16 (0.87%) SAP ERP
3 14 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (0.54%) WebTrends
5 9 (0.49%) RMDS
5 9 (0.49%) Radian6
6 8 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 8 (0.44%) SAP CRM
7 6 (0.33%) SAP MDM
8 5 (0.27%) Markit EDM
9 4 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
10 3 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 3 (0.16%) Movex
10 3 (0.16%) Infor M3
11 2 (0.11%) ProductWriter
11 2 (0.11%) SAP BPC
11 2 (0.11%) Towers Watson Igloo
11 2 (0.11%) Cerner Millennium
11 2 (0.11%) Agresso
11 2 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.54%) SaaS
2 7 (0.38%) Office 365
2 7 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.11%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.11%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.054%) MailChimp
6 1 (0.054%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 16 (0.87%) TCP/IP
2 15 (0.82%) Internet
2 15 (0.82%) Broadband
3 11 (0.60%) FTP
4 10 (0.54%) VPN
5 9 (0.49%) VoIP
6 7 (0.38%) SNMP
6 7 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (0.38%) Wireless
6 7 (0.38%) Multicast
7 6 (0.33%) WAN
7 6 (0.33%) LAN
8 5 (0.27%) HTTP
8 5 (0.27%) Firewall
8 5 (0.27%) IP Telephony
8 5 (0.27%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (0.22%) DNS
9 4 (0.22%) 3G
9 4 (0.22%) MPLS
10 3 (0.16%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 453 (24.69%) SQL Server
2 263 (14.33%) Data Warehouse
3 243 (13.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 194 (10.57%) Relational Database
5 191 (10.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 164 (8.94%) Data Mining
7 120 (6.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 114 (6.21%) MS Access
9 93 (5.07%) QlikView
10 85 (4.63%) SQL Server 2008
11 71 (3.87%) Big Data
11 71 (3.87%) Crystal Reports
12 64 (3.49%) MySQL
12 64 (3.49%) SQL Server 2012
13 63 (3.43%) Hadoop
14 49 (2.67%) RDBMS
15 38 (2.07%) Oracle Database
16 37 (2.02%) Oracle BI EE
17 31 (1.69%) Star Schema
17 31 (1.69%) Clementine
Development Applications
1 16 (0.87%) Talend Open Studio
2 13 (0.71%) LSMW
3 12 (0.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 10 (0.54%) Oracle APEX
5 7 (0.38%) JIRA
5 7 (0.38%) ERwin
6 6 (0.33%) Git (software)
6 6 (0.33%) Hudson
7 5 (0.27%) Visual Studio
8 4 (0.22%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (0.22%) Toad
9 3 (0.16%) Eclipse
9 3 (0.16%) LabVIEW
9 3 (0.16%) Bugzilla
9 3 (0.16%) Maven
10 2 (0.11%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.11%) Yeoman
11 1 (0.054%) MagicDraw
11 1 (0.054%) ProC
11 1 (0.054%) PowerDesigner
General
1 543 (29.59%) Finance
2 274 (14.93%) Marketing
3 158 (8.61%) Retail
4 150 (8.17%) Banking
5 52 (2.83%) Telecoms
6 34 (1.85%) Advertising
7 32 (1.74%) Legal
8 31 (1.69%) Financial Institution
9 27 (1.47%) Billing
10 25 (1.36%) Investment Banking
11 24 (1.31%) Retail Banking
11 24 (1.31%) Manufacturing
12 20 (1.09%) Games
13 18 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
14 17 (0.93%) Law
15 14 (0.76%) Publishing
16 8 (0.44%) Aerospace
16 8 (0.44%) Front Office
17 6 (0.33%) Automotive
18 5 (0.27%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (2.62%) .NET
2 28 (1.53%) HTML
3 25 (1.36%) XML
4 21 (1.14%) ASP.NET
5 15 (0.82%) Web Services
6 13 (0.71%) jQuery
7 8 (0.44%) ODBC
7 8 (0.44%) WinForms
8 7 (0.38%) SOAP
8 7 (0.38%) REST
9 6 (0.33%) CSS
9 6 (0.33%) MDX
10 5 (0.27%) .NET Framework
10 5 (0.27%) EDI
11 3 (0.16%) Spring
11 3 (0.16%) JSON
11 3 (0.16%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (0.16%) HTML5
11 3 (0.16%) SciPy
11 3 (0.16%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 570 (31.06%) Analytical Skills
2 157 (8.56%) Mathematics
3 119 (6.49%) Visualisation
4 118 (6.43%) Statistics
4 118 (6.43%) Management Information System
5 86 (4.69%) Computer Science
6 57 (3.11%) Data Structures
7 46 (2.51%) Data Integration
8 45 (2.45%) Algorithms
9 40 (2.18%) Reference Data
10 39 (2.13%) Economics
11 27 (1.47%) Data Extraction
12 22 (1.20%) Credit Risk
13 20 (1.09%) GIS
14 18 (0.98%) Fixed Income
15 17 (0.93%) NHS
15 17 (0.93%) Open Source
16 14 (0.76%) Neural Network
17 13 (0.71%) Hedge funds
18 12 (0.65%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 54 (2.94%) Linux
2 46 (2.51%) Windows
3 45 (2.45%) UNIX
4 14 (0.76%) Windows 7
5 12 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (0.60%) CentOS
7 6 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (0.33%) Debian
8 4 (0.22%) Android
8 4 (0.22%) AIX
8 4 (0.22%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.22%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.16%) MVS
10 2 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.11%) SUSE
10 2 (0.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.054%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 620 (33.79%) Data Analysis
2 443 (24.14%) Business Intelligence
3 409 (22.29%) Analytics
4 218 (11.88%) Data Management
5 207 (11.28%) Data Modelling
6 199 (10.84%) ETL
7 139 (7.57%) CRM
8 119 (6.49%) Migration
9 106 (5.78%) Business Analysis
10 93 (5.07%) Data Migration
11 87 (4.74%) Project Management
12 71 (3.87%) E-Commerce
13 70 (3.81%) Data Governance
14 67 (3.65%) Stakeholder Management
15 61 (3.32%) Time Management
16 59 (3.22%) Statistical Modelling
17 57 (3.11%) Data Cleansing
17 57 (3.11%) Validation
18 54 (2.94%) Data Analytics
19 53 (2.89%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1047 (57.06%) SQL
2 188 (10.25%) VBA
3 173 (9.43%) T-SQL
4 122 (6.65%) R
5 102 (5.56%) Python
6 65 (3.54%) VB
7 46 (2.51%) C#
8 43 (2.34%) Java
9 39 (2.13%) PL/SQL
10 38 (2.07%) Perl
11 33 (1.80%) PHP
12 30 (1.63%) C
13 23 (1.25%) MATLAB
14 22 (1.20%) JavaScript
15 19 (1.04%) Shell Script
16 15 (0.82%) C++
17 13 (0.71%) ABAP
18 11 (0.60%) Ruby
19 10 (0.54%) VBScript
20 9 (0.49%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 384 (20.93%) Degree
2 35 (1.91%) PhD
3 19 (1.04%) Security Cleared
4 13 (0.71%) CISA
4 13 (0.71%) SC Cleared
5 9 (0.49%) ISEB
6 8 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (0.38%) HND
8 5 (0.27%) CCNA
8 5 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.16%) CIMA
9 3 (0.16%) MCTS
9 3 (0.16%) ECDL
9 3 (0.16%) ACCA
9 3 (0.16%) MCSA
9 3 (0.16%) MCP
10 2 (0.11%) HNC
10 2 (0.11%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (5.29%) Data Quality
2 87 (4.74%) QA
3 33 (1.80%) SLA
4 12 (0.65%) ISO 9001
4 12 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.27%) ISO 14001
7 3 (0.16%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.11%) Basel II
8 2 (0.11%) COREP
9 1 (0.054%) EMIR
9 1 (0.054%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.054%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.054%) MiFID
System Software
1 9 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (0.38%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.22%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.11%) VirtualBox
4 2 (0.11%) HDFS
5 1 (0.054%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.054%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (0.54%) Oracle EDQ
2 5 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (0.22%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.16%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (0.11%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.054%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.054%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.054%) SCCM
6 1 (0.054%) Oracle Statspack
6 1 (0.054%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 392 (21.36%) Microsoft
2 254 (13.84%) Oracle
3 145 (7.90%) Business Objects
4 92 (5.01%) Tableau
5 76 (4.14%) Google
6 75 (4.09%) SAP
7 48 (2.62%) Cognos
7 48 (2.62%) DataFlux
8 40 (2.18%) Informatica
9 30 (1.63%) Trillium
10 21 (1.14%) MicroStrategy
11 19 (1.04%) Teradata
12 18 (0.98%) Omniture
13 16 (0.87%) Talend
14 15 (0.82%) Bloomberg
14 15 (0.82%) Siebel
15 14 (0.76%) Sybase
16 12 (0.65%) SolarWinds
17 11 (0.60%) Datanomic
18 10 (0.54%) Cisco
Surrey
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Cognizant
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £20k - 28k per year + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Pension, Benefits and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
TheSmartList
Salary: £33,168 actual per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Myers Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £30,000 per annum good benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Myers Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £30,000 per annum good benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Cash Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Cash Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + Execllent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago