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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Analyst
Rank 308 342 365
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Analyst 1005 804 802
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.88% 0.76% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 0.80% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 810 674 683
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,350 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,700 £63,250 £57,050
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%

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
107735 100235 112120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.28% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 87213 83254 95688
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 2014 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 16 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +37 959 £35,000 - 138
London +32 478 £40,000 -11.11% 63
South East -36 131 £35,000 +7.69% 16
City of London -13 113 £39,500 -24.76% 27
North West +39 92 £32,500 +18.18% 16
South West +6 67 £34,500 -1.42% 10
West Midlands +13 61 £34,500 +31.42% 11
Yorkshire -17 60 £32,500 -4.41% 11
East of England -18 54 £30,000 -7.69% 7
Manchester +15 47 £32,500 -13.33% 7
Surrey +12 46 £40,000 -6.97% 4
West Yorkshire -21 40 £35,000 +2.94% 7
Cheshire +6 32 £31,750 +15.45% 7
Bristol +17 31 £31,500 -3.07% 7
Scotland -10 28 £30,000 -2.83% 7
Hertfordshire +1 27 £27,500 -12.00% 5
Leeds -30 27 £35,000 +2.94% 3
Berkshire -14 24 £26,500 -20.30% 3
Wiltshire +7 23 £34,500 -4.16%
Warwickshire +26 20 £27,850 +1.27% 2
Edinburgh -5 18 £30,000 -2.43% 6
Birmingham -6 18 £36,250 +51.04% 3
Hampshire -13 16 £32,500 -7.14% 4
Essex +22 15 £31,000 -17.33% 1
Swindon +9 15 £28,000 -22.22%
East Midlands -16 15 £32,250 +5.73% 1
West Sussex -8 14 £34,000 +4.61% 1
Chester - 14 £31,000 - 4
Egham - 13 - -
Oxfordshire +11 12 £45,000 +38.46% 2

Data Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 1177 (60.86%) SQL
2 660 (34.13%) Data Analysis
3 630 (32.57%) Analytical Skills
4 616 (31.85%) Finance
5 446 (23.06%) Business Intelligence
6 426 (22.03%) MS Excel
7 418 (21.61%) Analytics
8 416 (21.51%) SQL Server
9 375 (19.39%) Degree
10 298 (15.41%) Marketing
11 275 (14.22%) SAS
12 261 (13.50%) Microsoft
13 257 (13.29%) Data Management
14 254 (13.13%) Data Warehouse
15 253 (13.08%) Oracle
16 239 (12.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 222 (11.48%) Data Modelling
18 220 (11.38%) VBA
19 191 (9.88%) CRM
20 180 (9.31%) T-SQL
20 180 (9.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 176 (9.10%) ETL
22 174 (9.00%) Migration
23 170 (8.79%) Relational Database
24 161 (8.32%) Data Mining
25 155 (8.01%) Retail
25 155 (8.01%) Data Migration
26 151 (7.81%) Mathematics
27 132 (6.83%) MS Access
28 131 (6.77%) Banking

Data Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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
1 275 (14.22%) SAS
2 23 (1.19%) SharePoint
3 12 (0.62%) Apache Pig
4 9 (0.47%) Oracle Service Bus
5 4 (0.21%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.16%) PowerExchange
6 3 (0.16%) LiveLink
6 3 (0.16%) IIS
6 3 (0.16%) Gentran
7 1 (0.052%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.052%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.052%) CMS
7 1 (0.052%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.052%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.052%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.052%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 426 (22.03%) MS Excel
2 129 (6.67%) SPSS
3 110 (5.69%) MS Office
4 98 (5.07%) MS PowerPoint
5 51 (2.64%) Spreadsheet
6 27 (1.40%) MS Visio
7 13 (0.67%) FastStats
8 8 (0.41%) PowerPivot
9 4 (0.21%) Stata
10 3 (0.16%) S-PLUS
11 1 (0.052%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 64 (3.31%) Google Analytics
2 20 (1.03%) SAP CRM
3 16 (0.83%) WebTrends
4 14 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
5 12 (0.62%) SAP ERP
6 11 (0.57%) Markit EDM
7 5 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
7 5 (0.26%) AWD
8 4 (0.21%) RMDS
8 4 (0.21%) LatentZero
8 4 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 3 (0.16%) Academy Housing
9 3 (0.16%) arcHouse
9 3 (0.16%) Dynamics GP
9 3 (0.16%) Cognos TM1
9 3 (0.16%) Line 500
9 3 (0.16%) SiteCatalyst
9 3 (0.16%) ProductWriter
10 2 (0.10%) Movex
10 2 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 17 (0.88%) SaaS
2 3 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (0.16%) Amazon S3
2 3 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.16%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (0.052%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.052%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 23 (1.19%) Internet
2 11 (0.57%) Wi-Fi
3 10 (0.52%) Broadband
4 9 (0.47%) Intranet
5 8 (0.41%) 3G
6 6 (0.31%) SAN
6 6 (0.31%) HTTP
7 4 (0.21%) Multicast
7 4 (0.21%) GPRS
7 4 (0.21%) FTP
7 4 (0.21%) SNMP
7 4 (0.21%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.21%) Wireless
8 3 (0.16%) Firewall
8 3 (0.16%) VPN
8 3 (0.16%) 4G
9 2 (0.10%) SMLT
9 2 (0.10%) HSRP
9 2 (0.10%) DHCP
9 2 (0.10%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 416 (21.51%) SQL Server
2 254 (13.13%) Data Warehouse
3 239 (12.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 180 (9.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 170 (8.79%) Relational Database
6 161 (8.32%) Data Mining
7 132 (6.83%) MS Access
8 93 (4.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 86 (4.45%) Big Data
10 81 (4.19%) Hadoop
11 72 (3.72%) Crystal Reports
12 68 (3.52%) MySQL
13 66 (3.41%) QlikView
14 40 (2.07%) Oracle Reports
14 40 (2.07%) SQL Server 2008
15 34 (1.76%) Apache Hive
15 34 (1.76%) Oracle Database
16 31 (1.60%) Base SAS
17 29 (1.50%) NoSQL
17 29 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 27 (1.40%) ERwin
2 23 (1.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 23 (1.19%) Talend Open Studio
3 22 (1.14%) LSMW
4 5 (0.26%) PowerDesigner
4 5 (0.26%) QuickTest Pro
4 5 (0.26%) Oracle APEX
5 4 (0.21%) Hudson
6 3 (0.16%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.16%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.16%) Yeoman
7 1 (0.052%) ProC
7 1 (0.052%) Toad
7 1 (0.052%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.052%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.052%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.052%) GCC
7 1 (0.052%) GDB
7 1 (0.052%) Emacs
General
1 616 (31.85%) Finance
2 298 (15.41%) Marketing
3 155 (8.01%) Retail
4 131 (6.77%) Banking
5 64 (3.31%) Telecoms
6 62 (3.21%) Games
7 55 (2.84%) Advertising
8 54 (2.79%) Investment Banking
9 47 (2.43%) Legal
10 32 (1.65%) Billing
11 26 (1.34%) Law
12 25 (1.29%) Publishing
13 22 (1.14%) Financial Institution
14 20 (1.03%) Manufacturing
14 20 (1.03%) Front Office
14 20 (1.03%) French Language
15 15 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
16 14 (0.72%) Back Office
16 14 (0.72%) Retail Banking
17 12 (0.62%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (2.22%) XML
2 28 (1.45%) .NET
3 17 (0.88%) MDX
4 11 (0.57%) HTML
4 11 (0.57%) Web Services
5 6 (0.31%) SciPy
6 5 (0.26%) WinForms
6 5 (0.26%) EDI
6 5 (0.26%) ODBC
6 5 (0.26%) REST
7 4 (0.21%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.16%) OLE DB
8 3 (0.16%) Middleware
8 3 (0.16%) SOAP
8 3 (0.16%) Natural Language Processing
8 3 (0.16%) D3.js
8 3 (0.16%) NumPy
8 3 (0.16%) Cascalog
8 3 (0.16%) Pandas
9 2 (0.10%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 630 (32.57%) Analytical Skills
2 151 (7.81%) Mathematics
3 125 (6.46%) Management Information System
4 111 (5.74%) Statistics
5 110 (5.69%) Computer Science
6 82 (4.24%) Visualisation
7 45 (2.33%) Data Extraction
8 40 (2.07%) Economics
9 34 (1.76%) Reference Data
10 31 (1.60%) Fixed Income
10 31 (1.60%) Hedge funds
11 26 (1.34%) Data Integration
12 24 (1.24%) Physics
13 20 (1.03%) Mainframe
14 19 (0.98%) Credit Risk
15 18 (0.93%) AS400
16 17 (0.88%) Online Games
17 15 (0.78%) Open Source
18 14 (0.72%) Derivative
19 12 (0.62%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 48 (2.48%) Linux
2 32 (1.65%) UNIX
3 29 (1.50%) Windows
4 9 (0.47%) Android
4 9 (0.47%) CentOS
5 8 (0.41%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (0.26%) Windows 2000
6 5 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.21%) AIX
8 1 (0.052%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.052%) MVS
8 1 (0.052%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.052%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.052%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.052%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 660 (34.13%) Data Analysis
2 446 (23.06%) Business Intelligence
3 418 (21.61%) Analytics
4 257 (13.29%) Data Management
5 222 (11.48%) Data Modelling
6 191 (9.88%) CRM
7 176 (9.10%) ETL
8 174 (9.00%) Migration
9 155 (8.01%) Data Migration
10 103 (5.33%) Data Cleansing
11 96 (4.96%) Business Analysis
12 95 (4.91%) Data Governance
13 88 (4.55%) E-Commerce
14 80 (4.14%) Project Management
15 68 (3.52%) Web Analytics
16 65 (3.36%) Validation
17 60 (3.10%) Agile Software Development
18 58 (3.00%) ERP
19 54 (2.79%) Data Analytics
20 53 (2.74%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1177 (60.86%) SQL
2 220 (11.38%) VBA
3 180 (9.31%) T-SQL
4 104 (5.38%) VB
5 101 (5.22%) Python
6 93 (4.81%) R
7 59 (3.05%) Java
8 48 (2.48%) C#
9 45 (2.33%) PL/SQL
10 36 (1.86%) MATLAB
11 29 (1.50%) PHP
12 27 (1.40%) VBScript
13 24 (1.24%) C++
14 23 (1.19%) C
14 23 (1.19%) ABAP
15 20 (1.03%) JavaScript
16 19 (0.98%) Perl
17 14 (0.72%) Shell Script
18 11 (0.57%) PowerShell
19 10 (0.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 375 (19.39%) Degree
2 25 (1.29%) Security Cleared
3 17 (0.88%) PhD
4 12 (0.62%) CISA
5 11 (0.57%) ISEB
6 7 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (0.36%) SC Cleared
7 6 (0.31%) ISTQB
8 5 (0.26%) ACCA
9 3 (0.16%) CIMA
9 3 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.10%) IIBA
10 2 (0.10%) HND
10 2 (0.10%) CCNA
10 2 (0.10%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.10%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.10%) MCITP
10 2 (0.10%) MCTS
11 1 (0.052%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.052%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (6.10%) Data Quality
2 61 (3.15%) QA
3 23 (1.19%) SLA
4 15 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (0.78%) ISO 9001
5 11 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 9 (0.47%) ISO 14001
7 5 (0.26%) Basel II
8 3 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
9 2 (0.10%) P3O
9 2 (0.10%) EMIR
9 2 (0.10%) FATCA
10 1 (0.052%) MiFID
10 1 (0.052%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.052%) CRD IV
10 1 (0.052%) COREP
System Software
1 6 (0.31%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.26%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.16%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.052%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 17 (0.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 16 (0.83%) Oracle EDQ
3 7 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (0.26%) Tivoli
4 5 (0.26%) HP SIM
5 3 (0.16%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.10%) CiscoWorks
6 2 (0.10%) Nagios
7 1 (0.052%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 261 (13.50%) Microsoft
2 253 (13.08%) Oracle
3 130 (6.72%) Business Objects
4 87 (4.50%) SAP
5 86 (4.45%) Tableau
6 85 (4.40%) Informatica
7 69 (3.57%) Google
8 61 (3.15%) Cognos
9 54 (2.79%) Siebel
10 48 (2.48%) DataFlux
11 41 (2.12%) Trillium
12 33 (1.71%) MicroStrategy
13 26 (1.34%) Teradata
14 23 (1.19%) Talend
14 23 (1.19%) Bloomberg
14 23 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
15 19 (0.98%) Datanomic
16 18 (0.93%) Sybase
17 17 (0.88%) IBM
18 14 (0.72%) Sage
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Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Excellent Corporate Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
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City, London
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Industry leading Benefits
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London
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London
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Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
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Salary: £45000 per annum
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West Sussex
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Posted: 13 hours ago
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: £28815.00 - £35595.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
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Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + Car+ Benefits
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Salary: £26000.00 - £29000.00 per day
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Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
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Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum
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London
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Salary: £40k - 45k per year + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + benefits, bonus,
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