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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analyst
Rank 314 330 365
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Analyst 1021 962 756
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.93% 0.82% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 0.87% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 810 783 599
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +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
103461 110803 102664
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.34%
Number of salaries quoted 85580 90507 85036
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +22 983 £38,000 +5.55% 186
London +35 505 £47,500 +18.75% 85
City of London +70 166 £45,000 - 27
South East +31 145 £35,000 -6.66% 24
West Midlands -1 73 £28,500 -24.00% 11
East of England +2 65 £30,500 -1.61% 16
South West -35 49 £32,500 +3.17% 18
North West -10 47 £29,500 +2.60% 10
Yorkshire -19 46 £25,000 -23.07% 14
East Midlands +22 39 £26,000 -20.00% 6
Surrey 0 36 £32,500 -12.16% 7
Scotland +9 29 £37,500 +27.11% 11
Bristol -14 26 £32,500 +3.17% 7
West Yorkshire -23 26 £27,500 -12.00% 11
Manchester -4 24 £28,625 -11.92% 5
Nottingham +19 23 £26,000 - 2
Cambridgeshire +15 23 £30,500 -6.15% 6
Nottinghamshire +14 23 £26,000 -35.00% 2
Berkshire +15 22 £32,500 +8.33% 3
Warwickshire -3 21 £27,000 -3.05% 4
East Sussex +24 20 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Hampshire -3 19 £30,000 -26.82% 3
Brighton +32 18 £50,000 +10.47% 2
South Yorkshire +5 17 £25,000 -28.05% 3
Birmingham +2 17 £34,000 -9.33% 3
Sheffield -1 17 £25,000 -29.57% 1
Buckinghamshire +2 16 £30,250 -42.38% 6
Essex -5 15 £20,000 -35.48% 2
Hertfordshire -20 15 £34,000 -9.33% 4
Oxfordshire +22 13 £31,750 -20.62%

Data Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 1167 (59.51%) SQL
2 665 (33.91%) Analytical Skills
3 601 (30.65%) Finance
4 600 (30.60%) Data Analysis
5 551 (28.10%) Analytics
6 487 (24.83%) Business Intelligence
7 463 (23.61%) Degree
8 408 (20.81%) SQL Server
9 405 (20.65%) MS Excel
10 360 (18.36%) Microsoft
11 323 (16.47%) Marketing
12 295 (15.04%) Data Modelling
12 295 (15.04%) Data Warehouse
13 281 (14.33%) Data Management
14 246 (12.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 238 (12.14%) SAS
16 228 (11.63%) Oracle
17 212 (10.81%) VBA
18 202 (10.30%) Banking
19 194 (9.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 191 (9.74%) ETL
21 188 (9.59%) CRM
21 188 (9.59%) Statistics
22 187 (9.54%) Mathematics
23 176 (8.98%) Data Mining
24 165 (8.41%) R
25 163 (8.31%) Visualisation
26 159 (8.11%) Tableau
27 155 (7.90%) T-SQL
28 150 (7.65%) Big Data

Data Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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
1 238 (12.14%) SAS
2 41 (2.09%) SharePoint
3 21 (1.07%) Apache Pig
4 20 (1.02%) Apache Spark
5 18 (0.92%) Apache
6 15 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
7 13 (0.66%) Apache Solr
8 3 (0.15%) ArcGIS
8 3 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.15%) Node.js
8 3 (0.15%) Gentran
9 2 (0.10%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.10%) CMS
9 2 (0.10%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.10%) JBoss
10 1 (0.051%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.051%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.051%) IIS
10 1 (0.051%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.051%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 405 (20.65%) MS Excel
2 137 (6.99%) SPSS
3 125 (6.37%) MS Office
4 84 (4.28%) MS PowerPoint
5 51 (2.60%) Spreadsheet
6 34 (1.73%) MS Visio
7 24 (1.22%) FastStats
8 11 (0.56%) MS Project
9 5 (0.25%) PowerPivot
9 5 (0.25%) GNU Octave
10 4 (0.20%) Mathematica
11 3 (0.15%) Vensim
11 3 (0.15%) S-PLUS
12 1 (0.051%) Stata
12 1 (0.051%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.051%) CPLEX
12 1 (0.051%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.051%) Gephi
12 1 (0.051%) Weka
Business Applications
1 33 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (1.38%) Markit EDM
3 19 (0.97%) Dynamics NAV
4 16 (0.82%) Adobe Campaign
5 15 (0.76%) Dynamics GP
5 15 (0.76%) Oracle General Ledger
6 8 (0.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 6 (0.31%) Cognos TM1
7 6 (0.31%) SAP MM
7 6 (0.31%) SAP CRM
7 6 (0.31%) Eagle PACE
8 5 (0.25%) thinkFolio
9 4 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 4 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
9 4 (0.20%) SAP PM
10 3 (0.15%) Cognos Planning
10 3 (0.15%) Unica
10 3 (0.15%) Oracle FAH
11 2 (0.10%) ProductWriter
11 2 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 70 (3.57%) Google Analytics
2 38 (1.94%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (0.76%) SaaS
3 15 (0.76%) Adobe Analytics
3 15 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
3 15 (0.76%) Amazon EMR
4 14 (0.71%) Amazon S3
5 8 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.15%) Silverpop
7 2 (0.10%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.10%) SmartFocus
8 1 (0.051%) Office 365
8 1 (0.051%) GitHub
8 1 (0.051%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.051%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 9 (0.46%) Intranet
2 8 (0.41%) Firewall
3 7 (0.36%) SAN
3 7 (0.36%) DSL
4 6 (0.31%) HTTP
4 6 (0.31%) TCP/IP
4 6 (0.31%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (0.25%) NetScaler
5 5 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (0.25%) Wireless
5 5 (0.25%) Internet
6 4 (0.20%) VPN
6 4 (0.20%) FTP
7 3 (0.15%) VoIP
7 3 (0.15%) ATM
7 3 (0.15%) DNS
8 2 (0.10%) LDAP
8 2 (0.10%) SMS
8 2 (0.10%) SMTP
8 2 (0.10%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 408 (20.81%) SQL Server
2 295 (15.04%) Data Warehouse
3 246 (12.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 194 (9.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 176 (8.98%) Data Mining
6 150 (7.65%) Big Data
7 123 (6.27%) Relational Database
8 113 (5.76%) Hadoop
9 100 (5.10%) MS Access
9 100 (5.10%) QlikView
10 93 (4.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 86 (4.39%) BusinessObjects
12 43 (2.19%) Crystal Reports
13 39 (1.99%) MongoDB
14 36 (1.84%) PostgreSQL
15 35 (1.78%) SQL Server 2005
16 33 (1.68%) MySQL
17 30 (1.53%) Oracle Reports
18 29 (1.48%) Apache Hive
18 29 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 18 (0.92%) Visual Studio
2 15 (0.76%) Talend Open Studio
3 14 (0.71%) Git (software)
3 14 (0.71%) Jenkins
3 14 (0.71%) Yeoman
4 11 (0.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 10 (0.51%) Toad
6 9 (0.46%) LSMW
7 6 (0.31%) JIRA
8 4 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (0.20%) PowerDesigner
8 4 (0.20%) ERwin
9 3 (0.15%) Rational DOORS
10 1 (0.051%) Subversion
10 1 (0.051%) RequisitePro
10 1 (0.051%) ClearCase
10 1 (0.051%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.051%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.051%) MSTest
10 1 (0.051%) Cucumber
General
1 601 (30.65%) Finance
2 323 (16.47%) Marketing
3 202 (10.30%) Banking
4 113 (5.76%) Retail
5 58 (2.96%) Investment Banking
6 57 (2.91%) Telecoms
7 40 (2.04%) Legal
8 33 (1.68%) Financial Institution
9 32 (1.63%) Back Office
10 31 (1.58%) Advertising
11 24 (1.22%) Publishing
12 22 (1.12%) Front Office
13 20 (1.02%) Billing
14 19 (0.97%) Games
15 18 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
16 15 (0.76%) Manufacturing
16 15 (0.76%) General Ledger
17 14 (0.71%) Law
18 13 (0.66%) Military
19 9 (0.46%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (3.52%) XML
2 59 (3.01%) .NET
3 43 (2.19%) HTML
4 22 (1.12%) D3.js
5 21 (1.07%) SciPy
6 20 (1.02%) Web Services
7 17 (0.87%) Pandas
8 16 (0.82%) XSLT
9 14 (0.71%) ASP.NET
9 14 (0.71%) CSS
9 14 (0.71%) Natural Language Processing
9 14 (0.71%) MDX
9 14 (0.71%) scikit-learn
9 14 (0.71%) Cascalog
10 13 (0.66%) Lucene
11 12 (0.61%) Middleware
12 10 (0.51%) NumPy
13 8 (0.41%) EDI
14 7 (0.36%) JSON
15 6 (0.31%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 665 (33.91%) Analytical Skills
2 188 (9.59%) Statistics
3 187 (9.54%) Mathematics
4 163 (8.31%) Visualisation
5 148 (7.55%) Management Information System
6 103 (5.25%) Computer Science
7 88 (4.49%) Data Structures
8 83 (4.23%) Reference Data
9 80 (4.08%) Data Extraction
10 47 (2.40%) Economics
11 45 (2.29%) Algorithms
12 33 (1.68%) Data Integration
13 32 (1.63%) Data Centre
13 32 (1.63%) Physics
14 29 (1.48%) FMCG
15 20 (1.02%) NHS
16 19 (0.97%) Credit Risk
16 19 (0.97%) Telematics
17 18 (0.92%) Digital Media
17 18 (0.92%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 50 (2.55%) Windows
2 37 (1.89%) Linux
3 26 (1.33%) UNIX
4 9 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (0.31%) Android
5 6 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (0.25%) Windows 7
6 5 (0.25%) CentOS
6 5 (0.25%) zOS
6 5 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (0.20%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.15%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.15%) AIX
9 2 (0.10%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.051%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.051%) VMS
10 1 (0.051%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.051%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 600 (30.60%) Data Analysis
2 551 (28.10%) Analytics
3 487 (24.83%) Business Intelligence
4 295 (15.04%) Data Modelling
5 281 (14.33%) Data Management
6 191 (9.74%) ETL
7 188 (9.59%) CRM
8 141 (7.19%) Business Analysis
9 122 (6.22%) Agile Software Development
10 116 (5.92%) Migration
11 107 (5.46%) Project Management
12 101 (5.15%) Validation
13 90 (4.59%) Data Governance
14 88 (4.49%) Data Migration
15 86 (4.39%) Data Analytics
16 79 (4.03%) Statistical Analysis
17 78 (3.98%) Data Architecture
18 61 (3.11%) E-Commerce
19 58 (2.96%) Data Mapping
20 54 (2.75%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1167 (59.51%) SQL
2 212 (10.81%) VBA
3 165 (8.41%) R
4 155 (7.90%) T-SQL
5 141 (7.19%) Python
6 71 (3.62%) Java
7 63 (3.21%) JavaScript
8 60 (3.06%) MATLAB
9 52 (2.65%) C#
10 46 (2.35%) VB
11 31 (1.58%) Perl
12 24 (1.22%) Bash Shell
13 21 (1.07%) PL/SQL
14 20 (1.02%) PowerShell
15 14 (0.71%) Clojure
16 13 (0.66%) XQuery
16 13 (0.66%) XPath
17 12 (0.61%) ANSI SQL
18 11 (0.56%) PHP
19 10 (0.51%) C
Qualifications
1 463 (23.61%) Degree
2 28 (1.43%) Security Cleared
3 17 (0.87%) SC Cleared
4 12 (0.61%) PhD
5 11 (0.56%) ISEB
6 9 (0.46%) CCNA
6 9 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (0.41%) DV Cleared
7 8 (0.41%) CISA
8 7 (0.36%) ISTQB
9 6 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (0.25%) PMI Certification
11 4 (0.20%) CCNP
12 3 (0.15%) CCDA
12 3 (0.15%) CCDP
12 3 (0.15%) MCSE
12 3 (0.15%) PMP
12 3 (0.15%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (4.95%) Data Quality
2 67 (3.42%) QA
3 20 (1.02%) SLA
4 12 (0.61%) Solvency II
5 5 (0.25%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.20%) ISO 14001
6 4 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.20%) COREP
6 4 (0.20%) FINREP
7 3 (0.15%) EMIR
7 3 (0.15%) MiFID
8 1 (0.051%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.051%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.051%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 14 (0.71%) VirtualBox
2 12 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.31%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 6 (0.31%) vSphere
4 2 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.10%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.10%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.051%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.051%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.051%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (0.71%) Vagrant
2 6 (0.31%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (0.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (0.10%) Cacti
4 2 (0.10%) Oracle EDQ
4 2 (0.10%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.10%) SCOM
4 2 (0.10%) Nagios
5 1 (0.051%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.051%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.051%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.051%) Oracle Statspack
5 1 (0.051%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.051%) SCSM
5 1 (0.051%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.051%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.051%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.051%) Control-M
Vendors
1 360 (18.36%) Microsoft
2 228 (11.63%) Oracle
3 159 (8.11%) Tableau
4 135 (6.88%) SAP
5 97 (4.95%) Cognos
6 78 (3.98%) Google
7 56 (2.86%) Teradata
8 53 (2.70%) IBM
9 38 (1.94%) Informatica
10 37 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
11 35 (1.78%) Omniture
12 25 (1.27%) GoldenSource
12 25 (1.27%) Adobe
12 25 (1.27%) Trillium
13 21 (1.07%) Alteryx
14 19 (0.97%) Cisco
14 19 (0.97%) Bloomberg
15 16 (0.82%) JD Edwards
15 16 (0.82%) DataFlux
15 16 (0.82%) Splunk
North London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £25000 - £40000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 2 hours ago
Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
WA Consultants
Salary: £25k - £45k per annum + 25 days holiday etc
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Propel London Ltd
Posted: 21 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000, with excellent benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000, with excellent benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000, with excellent benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000, with excellent benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £57,000
Posted: 21 hours ago
West Midlands
Defence Infrastructure Organisation
Posted: 22 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £30218 - £37328 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + 25 days hols + pension + health
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £37500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday