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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Analyst
Rank 305 367 421
Rank change year-on-year
+62 +54
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Analyst 1032 824 677
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.02% 0.77% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 0.80% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 843 645 538
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,500 £23,450
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £34,250
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -5.10%

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
97363 102681 101319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.13% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 81714 85063 81425
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 12 February 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
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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 +73 987 £38,500 +6.94% 129
London +28 486 £42,500 - 66
South East +90 182 £37,500 +15.38% 25
City of London +37 89 £42,500 +6.25% 23
Berkshire +39 67 £42,500 +30.76% 4
North West +62 65 £28,000 -13.84% 9
Yorkshire +5 64 £34,500 -1.42% 3
West Midlands +5 60 £38,000 +36.69% 6
South West -11 49 £32,000 -9.85% 11
West Yorkshire -11 49 £42,500 +21.42% 3
East of England +14 44 £30,000 -27.27% 7
Leeds +3 41 £37,500 +11.11% 2
East Midlands +2 36 £31,250 -8.08% 1
Surrey +14 32 £35,000 - 3
Cheshire +38 30 £26,000 -20.00%
Manchester +36 28 £29,000 -15.32% 7
Hampshire +39 27 £30,000 +20.00% 9
Buckinghamshire +7 23 £32,500 -7.14% 5
Warwickshire -11 21 £38,000 +31.03% 1
Scotland -10 20 £35,000 -10.82% 9
Nottinghamshire -2 19 £32,000 -8.57%
Slough +15 18 £36,750 +13.07% 1
Birmingham -1 18 £27,500 +4.76% 2
Nottingham -8 18 £32,500 -7.14%
Reading +20 16 £42,000 +15.06% 2
Wiltshire +7 16 £30,000 -40.00%
Warrington +13 14 £26,000 +30.00%
Essex +5 13 £30,000 -16.37% 3
Milton Keynes +2 13 £35,000 - 5
Warwick -23 12 £37,250 +28.44% 1

Data Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 1207 (57.64%) SQL
2 762 (36.39%) Analytical Skills
3 647 (30.90%) Finance
4 596 (28.46%) Data Analysis
5 495 (23.64%) Business Intelligence
5 495 (23.64%) Analytics
6 480 (22.92%) MS Excel
7 435 (20.77%) Degree
8 414 (19.77%) SQL Server
9 378 (18.05%) Data Quality
10 366 (17.48%) Microsoft
11 332 (15.85%) Data Management
12 297 (14.18%) Marketing
13 293 (13.99%) SAS
14 282 (13.47%) Data Modelling
15 266 (12.70%) Data Warehouse
16 255 (12.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 213 (10.17%) ETL
17 213 (10.17%) Mathematics
18 210 (10.03%) Visualisation
19 206 (9.84%) Statistics
20 203 (9.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 193 (9.22%) Banking
22 192 (9.17%) Oracle
23 185 (8.83%) VBA
24 182 (8.69%) Big Data
25 181 (8.64%) Data Analytics
26 180 (8.60%) Data Governance
27 179 (8.55%) MS Office
28 178 (8.50%) Data Mining

Data Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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
1 293 (13.99%) SAS
2 70 (3.34%) SharePoint
3 29 (1.38%) Apache Spark
4 19 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
4 19 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
5 13 (0.62%) Apache
6 9 (0.43%) NetWeaver
6 9 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
7 8 (0.38%) Apache Solr
7 8 (0.38%) Node.js
8 7 (0.33%) JBoss
8 7 (0.33%) WebLogic
8 7 (0.33%) WebSphere
9 6 (0.29%) Tomcat
10 5 (0.24%) IBM Notes
11 4 (0.19%) Apache Pig
11 4 (0.19%) Oracle Service Bus
11 4 (0.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (0.19%) Tuxedo
11 4 (0.19%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 480 (22.92%) MS Excel
2 179 (8.55%) MS Office
3 105 (5.01%) SPSS
4 89 (4.25%) MS PowerPoint
5 43 (2.05%) MS Visio
6 24 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (0.48%) Mathematica
8 6 (0.29%) MS Project
9 5 (0.24%) EViews
9 5 (0.24%) Photoshop
10 3 (0.14%) S-PLUS
11 2 (0.096%) Gephi
11 2 (0.096%) GNU Octave
11 2 (0.096%) Stata
12 1 (0.048%) DOC1
12 1 (0.048%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 18 (0.86%) FastStats
2 17 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (0.57%) Adobe Campaign
4 11 (0.53%) SAP MDM
5 10 (0.48%) Unica
6 8 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
6 8 (0.38%) Oracle Financials
7 7 (0.33%) Markit EDM
7 7 (0.33%) Maximo
8 6 (0.29%) Eagle PACE
8 6 (0.29%) RMDS
9 5 (0.24%) 3000 Xtra
10 4 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 4 (0.19%) SAP SEM
11 3 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 2 (0.096%) Cognos TM1
12 2 (0.096%) Dynamics NAV
12 2 (0.096%) SAP R/3
12 2 (0.096%) SunGard APT
12 2 (0.096%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 58 (2.77%) Google Analytics
2 40 (1.91%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (0.91%) SaaS
4 15 (0.72%) GitHub
5 9 (0.43%) Adobe Analytics
5 9 (0.43%) Google Tag Manager
5 9 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (0.33%) Google Apps
7 6 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.24%) SmartFocus
9 4 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
10 3 (0.14%) Office 365
11 2 (0.096%) Pure360
11 2 (0.096%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 8 (0.38%) Internet
2 4 (0.19%) FTP
3 3 (0.14%) Broadband
3 3 (0.14%) VoIP
4 2 (0.096%) LAN
4 2 (0.096%) SMS
4 2 (0.096%) VPN
4 2 (0.096%) WAN
4 2 (0.096%) Wireless
5 1 (0.048%) DSL
5 1 (0.048%) GSM
5 1 (0.048%) HTTP
5 1 (0.048%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.048%) Intranet
5 1 (0.048%) LTE
5 1 (0.048%) NFC
5 1 (0.048%) RFID
5 1 (0.048%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.048%) UMTS
5 1 (0.048%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 414 (19.77%) SQL Server
2 266 (12.70%) Data Warehouse
3 255 (12.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 203 (9.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 182 (8.69%) Big Data
6 178 (8.50%) Data Mining
7 157 (7.50%) QlikView
8 139 (6.64%) Relational Database
9 118 (5.64%) BusinessObjects
10 117 (5.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 103 (4.92%) Hadoop
12 76 (3.63%) MS Access
13 44 (2.10%) MongoDB
14 40 (1.91%) Oracle Reports
15 39 (1.86%) MySQL
16 38 (1.81%) Crystal Reports
17 37 (1.77%) NoSQL
17 37 (1.77%) SAP BW
18 34 (1.62%) SQL Server 2008
19 32 (1.53%) GIS
Development Applications
1 35 (1.67%) Talend Open Studio
2 22 (1.05%) ERwin
3 20 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
4 18 (0.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 15 (0.72%) JIRA
6 9 (0.43%) Jenkins
7 7 (0.33%) Eclipse
8 6 (0.29%) Subversion
8 6 (0.29%) Visual Studio
9 5 (0.24%) Selenium
10 4 (0.19%) PVCS
11 3 (0.14%) PowerDesigner
12 1 (0.048%) ClearCase
12 1 (0.048%) DBeaver
12 1 (0.048%) Git (software)
12 1 (0.048%) LabVIEW
12 1 (0.048%) Mercurial
12 1 (0.048%) SoapUI
12 1 (0.048%) ZenHub
General
1 647 (30.90%) Finance
2 297 (14.18%) Marketing
3 193 (9.22%) Banking
4 129 (6.16%) Retail
5 55 (2.63%) Back Office
6 41 (1.96%) Telecoms
7 32 (1.53%) Legal
8 30 (1.43%) Law
9 25 (1.19%) Games
10 23 (1.10%) Advertising
10 23 (1.10%) Front Office
11 22 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
12 21 (1.00%) Investment Banking
13 17 (0.81%) German Language
14 16 (0.76%) Billing
15 14 (0.67%) Manufacturing
16 12 (0.57%) Military
16 12 (0.57%) Spanish Language
17 9 (0.43%) Automotive
17 9 (0.43%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (2.10%) XML
2 41 (1.96%) .NET
3 35 (1.67%) HTML
4 30 (1.43%) MDX
5 23 (1.10%) D3.js
6 19 (0.91%) NumPy
7 17 (0.81%) SciPy
8 16 (0.76%) CSS
8 16 (0.76%) Middleware
9 13 (0.62%) Web Services
10 11 (0.53%) Lucene
11 9 (0.43%) Matplotlib
12 8 (0.38%) Spring XD
12 8 (0.38%) XML Schema
13 6 (0.29%) BAPI
13 6 (0.29%) Natural Language Processing
13 6 (0.29%) ODBC
14 5 (0.24%) ASP.NET
15 4 (0.19%) COM
15 4 (0.19%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 762 (36.39%) Analytical Skills
2 213 (10.17%) Mathematics
3 210 (10.03%) Visualisation
4 206 (9.84%) Statistics
5 134 (6.40%) Computer Science
6 113 (5.40%) Management Information System
7 84 (4.01%) Data Structures
8 57 (2.72%) Economics
9 54 (2.58%) Data Integration
10 53 (2.53%) Algorithms
11 50 (2.39%) Reference Data
12 48 (2.29%) Data Extraction
13 37 (1.77%) Hedge funds
14 36 (1.72%) Social Media
15 34 (1.62%) Physics
16 31 (1.48%) Data Conversion
17 26 (1.24%) Fixed Income
17 26 (1.24%) NHS
18 25 (1.19%) FMCG
19 21 (1.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 33 (1.58%) Unix
1 33 (1.58%) Windows
2 32 (1.53%) Linux
3 16 (0.76%) Android
4 15 (0.72%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.19%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.048%) AIX
6 1 (0.048%) CentOS
6 1 (0.048%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.048%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.048%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.048%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.048%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 596 (28.46%) Data Analysis
2 495 (23.64%) Analytics
2 495 (23.64%) Business Intelligence
3 332 (15.85%) Data Management
4 282 (13.47%) Data Modelling
5 213 (10.17%) ETL
6 181 (8.64%) Data Analytics
7 180 (8.60%) Data Governance
8 166 (7.93%) Business Analysis
9 160 (7.64%) CRM
10 138 (6.59%) Migration
11 120 (5.73%) Agile Software Development
12 111 (5.30%) Data Migration
13 102 (4.87%) Stakeholder Management
14 96 (4.58%) Data Visualisation
15 91 (4.35%) E-Commerce
16 87 (4.15%) Project Management
17 81 (3.87%) Statistical Analysis
18 77 (3.68%) Validation
19 76 (3.63%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1207 (57.64%) SQL
2 185 (8.83%) VBA
3 173 (8.26%) T-SQL
4 150 (7.16%) Python
5 144 (6.88%) R
6 64 (3.06%) Java
7 53 (2.53%) C#
8 52 (2.48%) JavaScript
9 48 (2.29%) MATLAB
9 48 (2.29%) VB
10 45 (2.15%) PL/SQL
11 32 (1.53%) C++
12 18 (0.86%) Perl
13 13 (0.62%) XPath
13 13 (0.62%) XQuery
14 12 (0.57%) C
15 8 (0.38%) PHP
15 8 (0.38%) Ruby
15 8 (0.38%) SAS Macro
16 7 (0.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 435 (20.77%) Degree
2 38 (1.81%) PhD
3 36 (1.72%) Security Cleared
4 25 (1.19%) SC Cleared
5 22 (1.05%) ISEB
6 10 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
7 9 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (0.33%) MCSE
8 7 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (0.29%) ACCA
9 6 (0.29%) CIMA
10 5 (0.24%) CISA
10 5 (0.24%) MBA
11 4 (0.19%) CCNA
11 4 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.19%) PCI QSA
11 4 (0.19%) PMI Certification
12 3 (0.14%) IIBA
12 3 (0.14%) Oracle Certification
13 2 (0.096%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 378 (18.05%) Data Quality
2 84 (4.01%) QA
3 29 (1.38%) SLA
4 20 (0.96%) EMIR
4 20 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 13 (0.62%) Solvency II
6 11 (0.53%) Dodd-Frank
7 10 (0.48%) FATCA
8 9 (0.43%) MiFID
9 7 (0.33%) COREP
9 7 (0.33%) FINREP
9 7 (0.33%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.096%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 1 (0.048%) CRD IV
11 1 (0.048%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.048%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (0.19%) Active Directory
1 4 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (0.19%) vSphere
2 2 (0.096%) HDFS
3 1 (0.048%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.048%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 19 (0.91%) Oracle EDQ
2 8 (0.38%) Puppet
3 4 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.14%) ZENworks
5 2 (0.096%) EnCase
5 2 (0.096%) FTK
5 2 (0.096%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.048%) CA Wily
6 1 (0.048%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 366 (17.48%) Microsoft
2 192 (9.17%) Oracle
3 151 (7.21%) Tableau
4 121 (5.78%) SAP
5 76 (3.63%) Google
6 63 (3.01%) Cognos
7 45 (2.15%) Informatica
8 35 (1.67%) Talend
9 33 (1.58%) Salesforce.com
10 28 (1.34%) Trillium
11 27 (1.29%) Bloomberg
12 26 (1.24%) IBM
13 24 (1.15%) MicroStrategy
14 23 (1.10%) Teradata
15 22 (1.05%) Alteryx
16 19 (0.91%) Splunk
17 18 (0.86%) Casewise
18 16 (0.76%) DataFlux
19 15 (0.72%) Adobe
19 15 (0.72%) ESRI
London
Best Practice Talent Solutions, Ltd
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + an excellent benefits package
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £60,000 - £85,000 depending on level
Posted: 14 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Jenrick IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Eames Consulting
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Smartsearch Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40k
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Posted: Yesterday
West London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits package!
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Durlston Partners
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum Plus Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chorley, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: Excellent Salary and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35k - £60k plus benefits.
Posted: 2 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Search Consultancy
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40000 - £80,000 (Depending on Experience)
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40000 - £80,000 (Depending on Experience)
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40000 - £80,000 (Depending on Experience)
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000 plus outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000-£50,000(Plus excellent Package!!)
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £ neg + bens
Posted: 2 days ago