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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Analyst
Rank 310 339 338
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Analyst 1003 859 861
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.88% 0.79% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 0.83% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 833 705 770
Average salary £37,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,600 £62,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%

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
107606 103134 107111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.61% 94.59% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 88212 85621 91371
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £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 31 October 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 31 October 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 +26 958 £37,500 - 140
London +52 481 £42,500 -7.60% 75
South East -44 143 £35,000 +7.69% 16
City of London +31 134 £45,000 -21.73% 26
North West +11 72 £30,000 +0.71% 14
South West +12 69 £35,000 -3.44% 13
West Midlands -12 64 £29,633 +7.75% 6
Yorkshire -22 56 £32,500 - 1
East of England -13 51 £28,750 -4.16% 10
Surrey -5 44 £40,000 -6.97% 2
Bristol +23 32 £35,000 +7.69% 3
West Yorkshire -20 31 £35,000 +2.94%
Warwickshire +23 30 £27,850 -30.37% 2
Manchester -11 29 £30,000 -13.04% 6
Cheshire +11 28 £31,000 +12.72% 5
Scotland -6 28 £32,500 -0.76% 7
Hertfordshire 0 26 £27,500 - 4
Berkshire +5 22 £26,500 -20.89% 2
Edinburgh +1 22 £32,500 -35.00% 3
East Midlands +10 21 £31,500 +0.80% 5
West Sussex +4 20 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Oxfordshire +26 19 £40,000 +1.26% 4
Wiltshire +1 19 £40,000 +5.26%
Leeds -28 17 £35,500 +4.41%
Oxford +31 16 £40,000 +33.33% 2
Buckinghamshire -17 16 £30,000 +9.09% 3
Birmingham -18 15 £30,750 +28.12% 3
Nottinghamshire +18 14 £31,500 +5.00% 3
Cambridgeshire +2 14 £38,750 +29.16% 5
Milton Keynes +2 13 £32,000 +16.36% 2

Data Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 1181 (59.53%) SQL
2 658 (33.17%) Data Analysis
3 644 (32.46%) Analytical Skills
4 619 (31.20%) Finance
5 478 (24.09%) MS Excel
6 473 (23.84%) SQL Server
7 467 (23.54%) Business Intelligence
8 424 (21.37%) Analytics
9 369 (18.60%) Degree
10 332 (16.73%) Microsoft
11 305 (15.37%) Marketing
12 301 (15.17%) SAS
13 277 (13.96%) Oracle
14 264 (13.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 251 (12.65%) Data Warehouse
16 245 (12.35%) Data Management
17 218 (10.99%) VBA
18 205 (10.33%) Data Modelling
19 196 (9.88%) Relational Database
20 186 (9.38%) ETL
21 184 (9.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 174 (8.77%) T-SQL
23 173 (8.72%) Data Mining
24 165 (8.32%) CRM
25 164 (8.27%) Migration
26 160 (8.06%) Mathematics
27 156 (7.86%) Retail
28 154 (7.76%) Business Objects
29 139 (7.01%) Data Migration
30 138 (6.96%) MS Access

Data Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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
1 301 (15.17%) SAS
2 24 (1.21%) SharePoint
3 16 (0.81%) Oracle Coherence
4 12 (0.60%) Apache Pig
5 10 (0.50%) Oracle Service Bus
6 4 (0.20%) Smallworld
6 4 (0.20%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.15%) LiveLink
7 3 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.15%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.15%) JBoss
8 2 (0.10%) IIS
9 1 (0.050%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.050%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.050%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.050%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.050%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.050%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.050%) CMS
Applications
1 478 (24.09%) MS Excel
2 132 (6.65%) SPSS
3 120 (6.05%) MS Office
4 82 (4.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 58 (2.92%) Spreadsheet
6 25 (1.26%) MS Visio
7 18 (0.91%) PowerPivot
8 17 (0.86%) FastStats
9 4 (0.20%) AutoCAD
9 4 (0.20%) Stata
10 3 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (0.15%) Photoshop
11 1 (0.050%) Weka
Business Applications
1 73 (3.68%) Google Analytics
2 15 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (0.66%) WebTrends
4 12 (0.60%) SAP CRM
5 10 (0.50%) SAP ERP
6 8 (0.40%) Markit EDM
7 7 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 7 (0.35%) RMDS
8 4 (0.20%) LatentZero
9 3 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
9 3 (0.15%) Cognos TM1
9 3 (0.15%) Dynamics GP
9 3 (0.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 3 (0.15%) ProductWriter
9 3 (0.15%) AWD
9 3 (0.15%) Line 500
10 2 (0.10%) SiteCatalyst
10 2 (0.10%) CA Clarity
10 2 (0.10%) Academy Housing
10 2 (0.10%) arcHouse
Cloud Services
1 12 (0.60%) SaaS
2 7 (0.35%) Office 365
3 1 (0.050%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (0.050%) MailChimp
3 1 (0.050%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.050%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.050%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.050%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (1.06%) Internet
2 15 (0.76%) Broadband
3 9 (0.45%) TCP/IP
3 9 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
4 8 (0.40%) 3G
4 8 (0.40%) Intranet
5 7 (0.35%) SNMP
5 7 (0.35%) VPN
5 7 (0.35%) VoIP
5 7 (0.35%) FTP
5 7 (0.35%) HTTP
5 7 (0.35%) Multicast
6 6 (0.30%) SAN
7 5 (0.25%) DNS
7 5 (0.25%) Wireless
7 5 (0.25%) Firewall
8 4 (0.20%) MPLS
8 4 (0.20%) GPRS
9 3 (0.15%) Unified Communications
10 2 (0.10%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 473 (23.84%) SQL Server
2 264 (13.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 251 (12.65%) Data Warehouse
4 196 (9.88%) Relational Database
5 184 (9.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 173 (8.72%) Data Mining
7 138 (6.96%) MS Access
8 102 (5.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 92 (4.64%) QlikView
10 79 (3.98%) Crystal Reports
11 73 (3.68%) Big Data
12 69 (3.48%) MySQL
13 67 (3.38%) SQL Server 2008
13 67 (3.38%) Hadoop
14 45 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
15 40 (2.02%) Oracle Reports
16 39 (1.97%) Oracle Database
17 36 (1.81%) Oracle BI EE
18 33 (1.66%) RDBMS
19 28 (1.41%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 27 (1.36%) LSMW
2 23 (1.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 16 (0.81%) Talend Open Studio
4 13 (0.66%) ERwin
5 10 (0.50%) Oracle APEX
6 6 (0.30%) Hudson
6 6 (0.30%) PowerDesigner
7 5 (0.25%) QuickTest Pro
8 4 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (0.20%) Git (software)
9 3 (0.15%) Bugzilla
9 3 (0.15%) JIRA
10 1 (0.050%) MagicDraw
10 1 (0.050%) GCC
10 1 (0.050%) GDB
10 1 (0.050%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.050%) Emacs
10 1 (0.050%) Yeoman
10 1 (0.050%) ProC
10 1 (0.050%) Visual Studio
General
1 619 (31.20%) Finance
2 305 (15.37%) Marketing
3 156 (7.86%) Retail
4 131 (6.60%) Banking
5 62 (3.13%) Telecoms
6 52 (2.62%) Games
7 48 (2.42%) Legal
8 45 (2.27%) Advertising
9 40 (2.02%) Investment Banking
10 34 (1.71%) Financial Institution
11 32 (1.61%) Law
12 27 (1.36%) Billing
13 25 (1.26%) Publishing
14 21 (1.06%) Manufacturing
14 21 (1.06%) Front Office
15 16 (0.81%) Retail Banking
15 16 (0.81%) French Language
16 12 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
17 9 (0.45%) Automotive
18 8 (0.40%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (2.52%) XML
2 28 (1.41%) .NET
3 22 (1.11%) HTML
4 11 (0.55%) MDX
5 10 (0.50%) ODBC
5 10 (0.50%) Web Services
6 9 (0.45%) SOAP
7 8 (0.40%) ASP.NET
7 8 (0.40%) WinForms
8 7 (0.35%) jQuery
8 7 (0.35%) REST
9 5 (0.25%) SciPy
10 4 (0.20%) HTML5
11 3 (0.15%) JSON
11 3 (0.15%) NumPy
11 3 (0.15%) CSS
11 3 (0.15%) EDI
11 3 (0.15%) Middleware
11 3 (0.15%) OLE DB
12 2 (0.10%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 644 (32.46%) Analytical Skills
2 160 (8.06%) Mathematics
3 131 (6.60%) Management Information System
4 104 (5.24%) Statistics
5 103 (5.19%) Visualisation
6 99 (4.99%) Computer Science
7 46 (2.32%) Economics
8 44 (2.22%) Data Structures
9 42 (2.12%) Algorithms
9 42 (2.12%) Data Extraction
9 42 (2.12%) Data Integration
10 36 (1.81%) Reference Data
11 32 (1.61%) Fixed Income
12 24 (1.21%) Hedge funds
13 21 (1.06%) Credit Risk
14 18 (0.91%) Physics
15 17 (0.86%) Derivative
15 17 (0.86%) Open Source
16 16 (0.81%) GIS
16 16 (0.81%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 61 (3.07%) Linux
2 40 (2.02%) UNIX
3 28 (1.41%) Windows
4 10 (0.50%) Android
5 9 (0.45%) CentOS
5 9 (0.45%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (0.25%) AIX
7 4 (0.20%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.15%) Windows 2000
8 3 (0.15%) MVS
8 3 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.10%) SUSE
9 2 (0.10%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.050%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.050%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 658 (33.17%) Data Analysis
2 467 (23.54%) Business Intelligence
3 424 (21.37%) Analytics
4 245 (12.35%) Data Management
5 205 (10.33%) Data Modelling
6 186 (9.38%) ETL
7 165 (8.32%) CRM
8 164 (8.27%) Migration
9 139 (7.01%) Data Migration
10 104 (5.24%) Business Analysis
11 88 (4.44%) Data Cleansing
12 86 (4.33%) Project Management
13 71 (3.58%) E-Commerce
14 67 (3.38%) Stakeholder Management
15 65 (3.28%) Web Analytics
16 62 (3.13%) Validation
17 61 (3.07%) Data Governance
18 58 (2.92%) ERP
19 57 (2.87%) Risk Management
20 55 (2.77%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1181 (59.53%) SQL
2 218 (10.99%) VBA
3 174 (8.77%) T-SQL
4 105 (5.29%) VB
5 100 (5.04%) Python
6 91 (4.59%) R
7 54 (2.72%) Java
8 46 (2.32%) PL/SQL
9 44 (2.22%) C#
10 37 (1.86%) PHP
11 33 (1.66%) Perl
12 32 (1.61%) C
13 28 (1.41%) ABAP
14 27 (1.36%) JavaScript
15 24 (1.21%) C++
16 20 (1.01%) Shell Script
17 19 (0.96%) VBScript
18 18 (0.91%) MATLAB
19 11 (0.55%) PowerShell
20 10 (0.50%) AWK
Qualifications
1 369 (18.60%) Degree
2 27 (1.36%) PhD
3 25 (1.26%) Security Cleared
4 13 (0.66%) CISA
5 10 (0.50%) ISEB
5 10 (0.50%) SC Cleared
6 7 (0.35%) ISTQB
6 7 (0.35%) HND
6 7 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (0.25%) ACCA
8 4 (0.20%) CIMA
9 3 (0.15%) CCNA
9 3 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.10%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.10%) HNC
10 2 (0.10%) Oracle Certification
10 2 (0.10%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.10%) IIBA
11 1 (0.050%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 1 (0.050%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (4.69%) Data Quality
2 74 (3.73%) QA
3 27 (1.36%) SLA
4 17 (0.86%) ISO 9001
4 17 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 9 (0.45%) ISO 14001
7 3 (0.15%) Basel II
8 2 (0.10%) EMIR
8 2 (0.10%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.10%) COREP
9 1 (0.050%) MiFID
9 1 (0.050%) Solvency II
System Software
1 4 (0.20%) Active Directory
1 4 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.10%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.050%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.050%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.050%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 15 (0.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 14 (0.71%) Oracle EDQ
3 5 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.20%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.15%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.050%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.050%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.050%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.050%) Nagios
6 1 (0.050%) Oracle Statspack
6 1 (0.050%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.050%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 332 (16.73%) Microsoft
2 277 (13.96%) Oracle
3 154 (7.76%) Business Objects
4 100 (5.04%) Tableau
5 83 (4.18%) SAP
6 78 (3.93%) Informatica
6 78 (3.93%) Google
7 64 (3.23%) Cognos
8 57 (2.87%) DataFlux
9 39 (1.97%) Trillium
10 36 (1.81%) Siebel
11 34 (1.71%) MicroStrategy
12 27 (1.36%) Teradata
13 23 (1.16%) Bloomberg
14 21 (1.06%) Sybase
15 17 (0.86%) Datanomic
16 16 (0.81%) Talend
17 15 (0.76%) Sage
18 14 (0.71%) IBM
18 14 (0.71%) SolarWinds
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Salary: £45k - £55k per annum + 5% bonus
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