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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Analyst
Rank 334 335 345
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Analyst 851 1021 1030
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.87% 0.93% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 0.97% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 726 825 816
Median salary £38,500 £36,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.94% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,900 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £30,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -7.57%

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
94162 105563 113042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.38% 96.20% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 79243 87474 91242
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 -19 807 £39,000 +10.88% 105
London -18 346 £47,500 +3.26% 40
South East +41 179 £32,500 -7.14% 24
City of London -16 72 £43,750 +9.37% 9
North West +42 70 £31,500 +8.62% 12
East of England +8 58 £40,000 +35.59% 3
South West +16 54 £32,500 - 7
West Midlands -32 50 £31,250 +9.45% 13
Surrey +32 36 £33,750 +2.27% 4
Berkshire +24 36 £30,750 -14.58% 6
Manchester +6 33 £32,000 +23.07% 7
Hertfordshire +35 29 £35,000 +5.26% 3
Hampshire +8 29 £35,000 +16.66% 5
Yorkshire +12 27 £24,000 -2.04% 3
West Sussex +20 22 £30,000 - 1
West Yorkshire +15 22 £24,000 -12.72% 2
Gloucestershire +10 20 £45,000 +60.71% 1
Buckinghamshire +8 20 £33,000 -5.71% 3
Milton Keynes +23 19 £33,000 -5.71% 2
Scotland +6 19 £40,000 - 4
East Midlands -8 19 £32,500 +22.64% 2
Cheshire +42 18 £31,500 +5.00% 3
Leeds +41 18 £24,000 +6.66% 1
Brighton +11 18 £35,000 -30.00% 3
East Sussex +5 18 £35,000 -30.00% 3
Bristol +4 17 £32,500 - 4
Cheltenham - 15 £45,000 - 1
Essex +5 12 £32,500 +62.50%
Edinburgh +4 12 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Southampton +1 12 £18,500 -13.95% 1

Data Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 1096 (64.89%) SQL
2 655 (38.78%) Analytical Skills
3 548 (32.45%) Data Analysis
4 533 (31.56%) Finance
5 448 (26.52%) Business Intelligence
6 424 (25.10%) Analytics
7 389 (23.03%) Degree
8 364 (21.55%) SQL Server
9 332 (19.66%) MS Excel
10 297 (17.58%) Microsoft
11 269 (15.93%) Marketing
12 245 (14.51%) Data Management
13 237 (14.03%) Data Warehouse
14 234 (13.85%) Data Quality
15 229 (13.56%) Data Modelling
16 227 (13.44%) SAS
17 214 (12.67%) ETL
18 197 (11.66%) Oracle
19 192 (11.37%) Tableau
20 184 (10.89%) Data Analytics
21 180 (10.66%) Visualisation
22 176 (10.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 176 (10.42%) Mathematics
23 154 (9.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 153 (9.06%) VBA
25 151 (8.94%) Python
26 146 (8.64%) QlikView
27 145 (8.58%) R
28 142 (8.41%) Big Data
29 138 (8.17%) T-SQL

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
1 227 (13.44%) SAS
2 45 (2.66%) Apache Spark
3 26 (1.54%) Apache Pig
3 26 (1.54%) SharePoint
4 15 (0.89%) Confluence
5 9 (0.53%) JBoss
6 6 (0.36%) ArcGIS
6 6 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (0.36%) NetWeaver
6 6 (0.36%) SAP EP
6 6 (0.36%) SAP Portal
7 4 (0.24%) Xceptor
8 3 (0.18%) PowerExchange
9 2 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.059%) Apache
10 1 (0.059%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.059%) CMS
10 1 (0.059%) IIS
10 1 (0.059%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.059%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 332 (19.66%) MS Excel
2 123 (7.28%) MS Office
3 82 (4.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 72 (4.26%) SPSS
5 41 (2.43%) MS Visio
6 29 (1.72%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.30%) Stata
8 4 (0.24%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.12%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.059%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.059%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 28 (1.66%) FastStats
2 17 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
3 15 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 13 (0.77%) Adobe Campaign
4 13 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
5 12 (0.71%) Markit EDM
6 10 (0.59%) SAP MDM
7 9 (0.53%) OpenText VIM for SAP
7 9 (0.53%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 8 (0.47%) SAP CO
8 8 (0.47%) SAP FI
8 8 (0.47%) SAP FI/CO
8 8 (0.47%) SAP MM
8 8 (0.47%) SAP SD
8 8 (0.47%) WebTrends
9 6 (0.36%) Cognos TM1
9 6 (0.36%) Maximo
9 6 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
9 6 (0.36%) Oracle Utilities
9 6 (0.36%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 43 (2.55%) Google Analytics
2 21 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (0.36%) Adobe Analytics
5 3 (0.18%) AdWords
5 3 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.18%) Amazon EMR
5 3 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.12%) Google Tag Manager
6 2 (0.12%) SaaS
6 2 (0.12%) SmartFocus
7 1 (0.059%) Google Drive
7 1 (0.059%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.059%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (0.83%) Multicast
1 14 (0.83%) TCP/IP
2 11 (0.65%) Internet
3 7 (0.41%) Wireless
4 6 (0.36%) VoIP
5 5 (0.30%) Converged Networks
6 4 (0.24%) LAN
7 3 (0.18%) WLAN
8 2 (0.12%) Firewall
8 2 (0.12%) FTP
8 2 (0.12%) SMS
8 2 (0.12%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.059%) Cisco Wireless
9 1 (0.059%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 364 (21.55%) SQL Server
2 237 (14.03%) Data Warehouse
3 176 (10.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 154 (9.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 146 (8.64%) QlikView
6 142 (8.41%) Big Data
7 104 (6.16%) BusinessObjects
8 102 (6.04%) Relational Database
9 87 (5.15%) Hadoop
10 77 (4.56%) Data Mining
11 70 (4.14%) MS Access
12 63 (3.73%) MySQL
13 62 (3.67%) Crystal Reports
14 54 (3.20%) NoSQL
15 50 (2.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 41 (2.43%) Power BI
17 38 (2.25%) Apache Hive
18 35 (2.07%) Amazon Redshift
18 35 (2.07%) MongoDB
18 35 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 36 (2.13%) Talend Open Studio
2 22 (1.30%) JIRA
3 20 (1.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 17 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (0.53%) Eclipse
6 7 (0.41%) Git (software)
6 7 (0.41%) Selenium
6 7 (0.41%) Visual Studio
7 6 (0.36%) Jenkins
8 3 (0.18%) ERwin
9 2 (0.12%) MagicDraw
9 2 (0.12%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.12%) Subversion
10 1 (0.059%) SoapUI
General
1 533 (31.56%) Finance
2 269 (15.93%) Marketing
3 110 (6.51%) Banking
4 95 (5.62%) Retail
5 43 (2.55%) Telecoms
6 41 (2.43%) Games
7 33 (1.95%) Manufacturing
8 32 (1.89%) Legal
9 31 (1.84%) Investment Banking
10 29 (1.72%) Advertising
11 28 (1.66%) Automotive
12 25 (1.48%) Pharmaceutical
13 24 (1.42%) Electronics
13 24 (1.42%) Publishing
14 23 (1.36%) Front Office
15 17 (1.01%) Back Office
16 16 (0.95%) Financial Institution
17 15 (0.89%) Law
18 14 (0.83%) German Language
19 11 (0.65%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (3.73%) XML
2 42 (2.49%) .NET
3 26 (1.54%) HTML
4 23 (1.36%) JSON
5 19 (1.12%) MDX
6 15 (0.89%) Spark Streaming
7 13 (0.77%) Web Services
8 10 (0.59%) ODBC
9 9 (0.53%) D3.js
10 8 (0.47%) CSS
10 8 (0.47%) REST
11 7 (0.41%) Lucene
11 7 (0.41%) SAP XI
11 7 (0.41%) SOAP
12 6 (0.36%) BAPI
12 6 (0.36%) SAP ALE
12 6 (0.36%) SAP Basis
12 6 (0.36%) SAP PI
12 6 (0.36%) Web Dynpro
13 5 (0.30%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 655 (38.78%) Analytical Skills
2 180 (10.66%) Visualisation
3 176 (10.42%) Mathematics
4 135 (7.99%) Statistics
5 125 (7.40%) Computer Science
6 119 (7.05%) Management Information System
7 74 (4.38%) Economics
8 60 (3.55%) Data Structures
9 49 (2.90%) Data Integration
10 47 (2.78%) Reference Data
11 34 (2.01%) Data Extraction
12 29 (1.72%) Algorithms
13 23 (1.36%) Fixed Income
13 23 (1.36%) FMCG
14 22 (1.30%) Equities
15 19 (1.12%) Data Centre
15 19 (1.12%) User Experience
16 17 (1.01%) Performance Metrics
17 16 (0.95%) Derivative
18 15 (0.89%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 45 (2.66%) Windows
2 35 (2.07%) Unix
3 32 (1.89%) Linux
4 13 (0.77%) Apple iOS
5 11 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (0.30%) CentOS
6 5 (0.30%) Windows Server
6 5 (0.30%) Windows Vista
6 5 (0.30%) Windows XP
7 4 (0.24%) Android
8 3 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.12%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.12%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.059%) AIX
10 1 (0.059%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 548 (32.45%) Data Analysis
2 448 (26.52%) Business Intelligence
3 424 (25.10%) Analytics
4 245 (14.51%) Data Management
5 229 (13.56%) Data Modelling
6 214 (12.67%) ETL
7 184 (10.89%) Data Analytics
8 138 (8.17%) Agile Software Development
9 127 (7.52%) CRM
10 110 (6.51%) Business Analysis
11 105 (6.22%) Data Governance
12 103 (6.10%) Data Visualisation
13 99 (5.86%) Stakeholder Management
14 83 (4.91%) Migration
15 80 (4.74%) Validation
16 73 (4.32%) Data Cleansing
16 73 (4.32%) Project Management
17 62 (3.67%) Statistical Modelling
18 58 (3.43%) Information Management
19 57 (3.37%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1096 (64.89%) SQL
2 153 (9.06%) VBA
3 151 (8.94%) Python
4 145 (8.58%) R
5 138 (8.17%) T-SQL
6 84 (4.97%) Java
7 69 (4.09%) PL/SQL
8 48 (2.84%) C#
9 39 (2.31%) JavaScript
9 39 (2.31%) VB
10 34 (2.01%) MATLAB
11 33 (1.95%) Scala
12 28 (1.66%) C
13 23 (1.36%) C++
14 17 (1.01%) Shell Script
15 16 (0.95%) PHP
16 15 (0.89%) VB.NET
17 10 (0.59%) Perl
18 9 (0.53%) PowerShell
19 6 (0.36%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 389 (23.03%) Degree
2 37 (2.19%) Security Cleared
3 21 (1.24%) PhD
4 18 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (0.83%) SC Cleared
6 13 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (0.71%) CCNA
8 11 (0.65%) DV Cleared
9 8 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (0.41%) CISA
10 7 (0.41%) ISTQB
10 7 (0.41%) MCSA
10 7 (0.41%) PCI QSA
11 6 (0.36%) CCENT
11 6 (0.36%) CCNP
11 6 (0.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 6 (0.36%) MBA
11 6 (0.36%) MCSE
12 5 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 4 (0.24%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 234 (13.85%) Data Quality
2 59 (3.49%) QA
3 49 (2.90%) SLA
4 7 (0.41%) Actionable Recommendations
4 7 (0.41%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.36%) MiFID
5 6 (0.36%) Solvency II
6 5 (0.30%) Dodd-Frank
6 5 (0.30%) EMIR
7 4 (0.24%) GMP
7 4 (0.24%) SSAE 16
8 3 (0.18%) COREP
8 3 (0.18%) FINREP
9 2 (0.12%) CRD IV
10 1 (0.059%) FATCA
10 1 (0.059%) ISO20022
System Software
1 18 (1.07%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.12%) HDFS
4 2 (0.12%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.059%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 7 (0.41%) Control-M
2 6 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (0.30%) Thomson Reuters DACS
4 3 (0.18%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.12%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (0.12%) SCCM
5 2 (0.12%) SCOM
6 1 (0.059%) EnCase
6 1 (0.059%) FTK
6 1 (0.059%) Oozie
6 1 (0.059%) Oracle EDQ
6 1 (0.059%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 297 (17.58%) Microsoft
2 197 (11.66%) Oracle
3 192 (11.37%) Tableau
4 108 (6.39%) SAP
5 95 (5.62%) Informatica
6 79 (4.68%) Cognos
7 64 (3.79%) Google
8 36 (2.13%) MicroStrategy
8 36 (2.13%) Talend
9 34 (2.01%) Teradata
10 29 (1.72%) Ab Initio
11 26 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
12 25 (1.48%) Bloomberg
12 25 (1.48%) Cisco
13 20 (1.18%) TIBCO
14 17 (1.01%) IBM
15 16 (0.95%) Adobe
15 16 (0.95%) Netezza
16 15 (0.89%) Vertica
17 14 (0.83%) Reuters
Epsom, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £26000 - £28500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
West Midlands
Robert Walters
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: excellent salary + very attractive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Northamptonshire
Robert Walters
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Red10
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + gym pen
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hydrogen
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Search Consultancy
Salary: £40000 - £46045.00 per annum + bonus+pension
Posted: Yesterday
East London
THE RACING POST
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Stott & May
Salary: £25000 - £27500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
UNiDAYS
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £25000 Per Annum benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Comtecs
Salary: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £24,475 - £29,758
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago