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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Analyst
Rank 308 341 365
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Analyst 1008 776 748
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.87% 0.71% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 0.75% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 797 633 636
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +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
108942 102831 113237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.39% 94.24% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 88146 85231 96833
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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
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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 +49 957 £36,375 +3.92% 202
London +43 470 £40,000 -11.11% 96
South East -2 139 £37,500 +11.11% 29
City of London -18 113 £40,250 -23.33% 39
North West +14 77 £30,500 +10.90% 17
South West +13 69 £32,500 +8.33% 24
East of England +17 64 £31,000 -7.46% 11
Yorkshire 0 62 £33,750 +8.00% 12
West Midlands +11 56 £37,500 +21.95% 13
Surrey +20 49 £38,625 -14.16% 6
West Yorkshire -4 46 £35,000 +7.69% 8
Manchester +7 40 £32,500 +10.16% 12
Leeds -8 35 £35,000 +75.00% 4
Scotland -13 32 £29,000 -1.69% 12
Hertfordshire +13 31 £32,500 -35.00% 6
Bristol +25 29 £31,500 +11.50% 14
Cheshire -3 25 £29,000 +5.45% 2
Hampshire -6 25 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Berkshire -9 25 £27,500 -16.66% 8
Essex +20 22 £31,000 -17.33% 1
Wiltshire +4 22 £27,500 -23.61% 4
East Midlands -16 18 £32,250 +5.73% 1
Swindon +7 16 £26,000 -27.77% 2
Birmingham -3 15 £37,500 +56.25% 4
Edinburgh -14 15 £29,000 -4.91% 3
Basildon - 15 £31,000 -
Glasgow -5 13 £24,000 +6.66% 6
Egham - 13 - -
Maidenhead - 13 £37,500 - 1
Warwickshire +23 12 £40,000 +60.00% 6

Data Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 1141 (61.21%) SQL
2 637 (34.17%) Data Analysis
3 586 (31.44%) Finance
4 437 (23.44%) Business Intelligence
5 411 (22.05%) Analytics
6 399 (21.41%) MS Excel
7 395 (21.19%) SQL Server
8 370 (19.85%) Degree
9 308 (16.52%) Marketing
10 279 (14.97%) SAS
11 255 (13.68%) Data Warehouse
12 249 (13.36%) Data Management
13 246 (13.20%) Microsoft
14 240 (12.88%) Oracle
15 228 (12.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 223 (11.96%) VBA
17 207 (11.11%) Data Modelling
18 197 (10.57%) CRM
19 181 (9.71%) T-SQL
20 178 (9.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 166 (8.91%) Migration
22 161 (8.64%) Data Mining
23 160 (8.58%) Retail
24 157 (8.42%) ETL
24 157 (8.42%) Mathematics
25 150 (8.05%) Data Migration
26 143 (7.67%) Relational Database
27 139 (7.46%) SPSS
28 124 (6.65%) Banking
29 121 (6.49%) Computer Science

Data Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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
1 279 (14.97%) SAS
2 23 (1.23%) SharePoint
3 13 (0.70%) Apache Pig
4 7 (0.38%) Oracle Service Bus
5 4 (0.21%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (0.21%) Gentran
6 3 (0.16%) PowerExchange
6 3 (0.16%) LiveLink
7 2 (0.11%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.11%) IIS
8 1 (0.054%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.054%) CMS
8 1 (0.054%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.054%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.054%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.054%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.054%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 399 (21.41%) MS Excel
2 139 (7.46%) SPSS
3 100 (5.36%) MS Office
4 96 (5.15%) MS PowerPoint
5 48 (2.58%) Spreadsheet
6 23 (1.23%) MS Visio
7 13 (0.70%) FastStats
8 7 (0.38%) PowerPivot
9 4 (0.21%) S-PLUS
9 4 (0.21%) Stata
10 2 (0.11%) MS Project
11 1 (0.054%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 63 (3.38%) Google Analytics
2 18 (0.97%) WebTrends
3 17 (0.91%) SAP CRM
4 14 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
4 14 (0.75%) Markit EDM
5 9 (0.48%) SAP ERP
6 5 (0.27%) AWD
6 5 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 5 (0.27%) SiteCatalyst
7 4 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (0.21%) LatentZero
8 3 (0.16%) Cognos TM1
8 3 (0.16%) Dynamics GP
8 3 (0.16%) Line 500
8 3 (0.16%) Magento
8 3 (0.16%) Academy Housing
8 3 (0.16%) arcHouse
8 3 (0.16%) Oracle CRM
8 3 (0.16%) ProductWriter
9 2 (0.11%) PolarLake
Cloud Services
1 18 (0.97%) SaaS
2 4 (0.21%) Amazon EMR
2 4 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (0.21%) Amazon S3
2 4 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.054%) MailChimp
3 1 (0.054%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.18%) Internet
2 10 (0.54%) SAN
3 9 (0.48%) Intranet
3 9 (0.48%) Broadband
4 8 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (0.38%) HTTP
5 7 (0.38%) 3G
6 6 (0.32%) 4G
7 5 (0.27%) Wireless
8 4 (0.21%) GPRS
9 3 (0.16%) LAN
9 3 (0.16%) VPN
9 3 (0.16%) DNS
9 3 (0.16%) BGP
9 3 (0.16%) Firewall
9 3 (0.16%) FTP
10 2 (0.11%) H.323
10 2 (0.11%) SMLT
10 2 (0.11%) HSRP
10 2 (0.11%) DASS2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 395 (21.19%) SQL Server
2 255 (13.68%) Data Warehouse
3 228 (12.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 178 (9.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 161 (8.64%) Data Mining
6 143 (7.67%) Relational Database
7 115 (6.17%) MS Access
8 90 (4.83%) Big Data
8 90 (4.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 80 (4.29%) Hadoop
10 63 (3.38%) QlikView
10 63 (3.38%) MySQL
11 60 (3.22%) Crystal Reports
12 36 (1.93%) Oracle Reports
13 35 (1.88%) Base SAS
13 35 (1.88%) NoSQL
14 33 (1.77%) SQL Server 2008
15 31 (1.66%) Apache Hive
15 31 (1.66%) SQL Server 2005
16 30 (1.61%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 27 (1.45%) ERwin
2 22 (1.18%) Talend Open Studio
2 22 (1.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 18 (0.97%) LSMW
4 5 (0.27%) QuickTest Pro
4 5 (0.27%) PowerDesigner
5 4 (0.21%) Yeoman
5 4 (0.21%) Jenkins
5 4 (0.21%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.21%) Hudson
6 3 (0.16%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (0.11%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.11%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.054%) GCC
8 1 (0.054%) GDB
8 1 (0.054%) Emacs
8 1 (0.054%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.054%) Toad
8 1 (0.054%) ProC
General
1 586 (31.44%) Finance
2 308 (16.52%) Marketing
3 160 (8.58%) Retail
4 124 (6.65%) Banking
5 69 (3.70%) Telecoms
6 63 (3.38%) Games
7 55 (2.95%) Advertising
8 50 (2.68%) Investment Banking
9 44 (2.36%) Legal
10 28 (1.50%) Billing
11 27 (1.45%) Law
12 25 (1.34%) Manufacturing
13 24 (1.29%) French Language
14 22 (1.18%) Publishing
15 20 (1.07%) Front Office
16 18 (0.97%) Automotive
17 17 (0.91%) Financial Institution
18 16 (0.86%) Back Office
19 14 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
20 12 (0.64%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (2.36%) XML
2 28 (1.50%) .NET
3 20 (1.07%) MDX
4 14 (0.75%) HTML
4 14 (0.75%) Web Services
5 7 (0.38%) SciPy
6 6 (0.32%) REST
7 4 (0.21%) Natural Language Processing
7 4 (0.21%) D3.js
7 4 (0.21%) Cascalog
7 4 (0.21%) Pandas
7 4 (0.21%) ASP.NET
7 4 (0.21%) EDI
7 4 (0.21%) WinForms
8 3 (0.16%) ODBC
8 3 (0.16%) Middleware
8 3 (0.16%) OLE DB
8 3 (0.16%) SOAP
8 3 (0.16%) NumPy
9 2 (0.11%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 157 (8.42%) Mathematics
2 121 (6.49%) Computer Science
3 116 (6.22%) Statistics
4 106 (5.69%) Management Information System
5 80 (4.29%) Visualisation
6 42 (2.25%) Data Extraction
7 38 (2.04%) Economics
8 33 (1.77%) Reference Data
9 30 (1.61%) Fixed Income
10 27 (1.45%) Data Integration
10 27 (1.45%) Hedge funds
11 24 (1.29%) Physics
12 19 (1.02%) Mainframe
13 18 (0.97%) AS400
13 18 (0.97%) Online Games
13 18 (0.97%) Credit Risk
14 14 (0.75%) Derivative
14 14 (0.75%) Open Source
14 14 (0.75%) Equities
15 11 (0.59%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 40 (2.15%) Linux
2 30 (1.61%) Windows
3 26 (1.39%) UNIX
4 9 (0.48%) Apple iOS
5 8 (0.43%) Android
6 7 (0.38%) CentOS
7 6 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (0.27%) Windows 2000
8 5 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.21%) AIX
10 2 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.054%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.054%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.054%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.054%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 637 (34.17%) Data Analysis
2 437 (23.44%) Business Intelligence
3 411 (22.05%) Analytics
4 249 (13.36%) Data Management
5 207 (11.11%) Data Modelling
6 197 (10.57%) CRM
7 166 (8.91%) Migration
8 157 (8.42%) ETL
9 150 (8.05%) Data Migration
10 98 (5.26%) Business Analysis
11 93 (4.99%) Data Cleansing
12 89 (4.77%) Data Governance
13 88 (4.72%) E-Commerce
14 72 (3.86%) Web Analytics
15 67 (3.59%) Project Management
16 66 (3.54%) Validation
17 57 (3.06%) ERP
18 56 (3.00%) Data Analytics
19 52 (2.79%) Statistical Analysis
20 47 (2.52%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1141 (61.21%) SQL
2 223 (11.96%) VBA
3 181 (9.71%) T-SQL
4 112 (6.01%) VB
5 110 (5.90%) R
6 104 (5.58%) Python
7 61 (3.27%) Java
8 47 (2.52%) C#
9 42 (2.25%) MATLAB
9 42 (2.25%) PL/SQL
10 26 (1.39%) VBScript
11 25 (1.34%) C++
12 24 (1.29%) PHP
13 23 (1.23%) C
13 23 (1.23%) JavaScript
14 19 (1.02%) ABAP
15 13 (0.70%) Perl
16 9 (0.48%) Shell Script
16 9 (0.48%) Ruby
16 9 (0.48%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 370 (19.85%) Degree
2 25 (1.34%) Security Cleared
3 18 (0.97%) PhD
4 11 (0.59%) ISEB
5 8 (0.43%) SC Cleared
6 7 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (0.32%) ACCA
7 6 (0.32%) CISA
7 6 (0.32%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.21%) MCTS
8 4 (0.21%) MCITP
9 3 (0.16%) CIMA
9 3 (0.16%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.16%) CCNA
9 3 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.11%) IIBA
11 1 (0.054%) AAT
11 1 (0.054%) CISSP
11 1 (0.054%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (6.06%) Data Quality
2 61 (3.27%) QA
3 21 (1.13%) SLA
4 10 (0.54%) ISO 9001
4 10 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.38%) ISO 14001
5 7 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.27%) Basel II
6 5 (0.27%) Dodd-Frank
7 4 (0.21%) FATCA
8 3 (0.16%) P3O
8 3 (0.16%) EMIR
9 2 (0.11%) CRD IV
9 2 (0.11%) MiFID
10 1 (0.054%) Basel III
10 1 (0.054%) Solvency II
System Software
1 7 (0.38%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.27%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.21%) VirtualBox
4 3 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.054%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 18 (0.97%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 14 (0.75%) Oracle EDQ
3 8 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (0.27%) HP SIM
4 5 (0.27%) Tivoli
5 4 (0.21%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.11%) CiscoWorks
6 2 (0.11%) Nagios
7 1 (0.054%) SCCM
7 1 (0.054%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.054%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 246 (13.20%) Microsoft
2 240 (12.88%) Oracle
3 115 (6.17%) Business Objects
4 88 (4.72%) SAP
5 75 (4.02%) Tableau
6 72 (3.86%) Informatica
7 67 (3.59%) Google
8 54 (2.90%) Cognos
9 49 (2.63%) Siebel
10 37 (1.98%) DataFlux
11 34 (1.82%) Trillium
12 32 (1.72%) MicroStrategy
13 25 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
14 23 (1.23%) Teradata
15 22 (1.18%) Talend
16 21 (1.13%) Bloomberg
17 18 (0.97%) IBM
18 16 (0.86%) Datanomic
19 14 (0.75%) Sybase
20 13 (0.70%) Hyperion
London
Facebook Careers EMEA
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Facebook
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits and bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive benefits package
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Generous package and bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
KDR
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + excellent pension / bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + other benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
techfolk Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 Per Annum Negotiable
Posted: 22 hours ago
West London
Cyber Team
Salary: From £30,000 to £34,664 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
West Yorkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £28k plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £35-40,000 + £10k Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Aston Carter
Salary: £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Resource Management
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday