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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Analyst
Rank 345 384 336
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -48
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Analyst 902 713 884
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.81% 0.65% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 0.69% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 741 555 787
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +10.34%

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
106025 103677 110089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.67% 94.68% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88349 84138 94850
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 £65,000 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +47 854 £38,000 +1.33% 133
London +79 460 £44,000 -2.22% 57
City of London +65 134 £47,500 -9.52% 22
South East -9 124 £33,500 -4.28% 31
South West +6 52 £35,000 -6.04% 7
West Midlands +4 52 £29,000 -9.37% 5
Yorkshire -10 52 £32,500 +25.00% 2
East of England -19 47 £32,500 +8.33% 11
North West -3 35 £30,000 +13.20% 10
Surrey +8 34 £33,500 -22.09% 4
West Yorkshire -8 34 £38,000 +46.15% 2
Scotland +17 32 £32,500 -4.41% 9
East Midlands +47 30 £33,500 +21.81% 9
Cambridgeshire +5 26 £40,000 +77.77% 6
Bristol +17 23 £33,000 +1.53% 3
Edinburgh +10 22 £32,500 -36.27% 5
Nottinghamshire +24 21 £35,000 +27.27% 3
Oxfordshire +18 20 £37,500 -14.28% 1
Warwickshire +10 20 £29,000 -27.50% 2
Nottingham +21 19 £35,000 +27.27% 3
West Sussex +7 18 £42,500 +4.93% 1
Leeds +6 18 £35,000 +66.66% 1
Berkshire +3 15 £32,500 -7.14% 5
Cambridge +1 15 £40,000 +77.77% 2
Oxford +16 14 £37,500 +17.18%
Gloucestershire -2 14 £36,000 +25.21%
Manchester -16 13 £30,000 +13.20% 4
Hertfordshire -22 13 £25,000 -23.07% 2
Buckinghamshire -24 13 £32,000 +12.28% 6
Crawley +9 12 £34,500 +11.29% 1

Data Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1086 (57.07%) SQL
2 641 (33.68%) Data Analysis
3 596 (31.32%) Finance
4 586 (30.79%) Analytical Skills
5 501 (26.33%) MS Excel
6 462 (24.28%) Business Intelligence
7 455 (23.91%) SQL Server
8 411 (21.60%) Analytics
9 380 (19.97%) Degree
10 378 (19.86%) Microsoft
11 307 (16.13%) SAS
12 264 (13.87%) Marketing
13 253 (13.29%) Data Warehouse
14 242 (12.72%) Oracle
15 234 (12.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 233 (12.24%) Data Management
17 208 (10.93%) Data Modelling
18 200 (10.51%) Relational Database
19 194 (10.19%) ETL
20 189 (9.93%) VBA
21 180 (9.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 166 (8.72%) Data Mining
23 163 (8.57%) Retail
24 159 (8.36%) T-SQL
25 148 (7.78%) Business Objects
25 148 (7.78%) Banking
25 148 (7.78%) Mathematics
26 140 (7.36%) CRM
27 137 (7.20%) Migration
28 128 (6.73%) MS Office

Data Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 307 (16.13%) SAS
2 26 (1.37%) SharePoint
3 18 (0.95%) Oracle Coherence
4 12 (0.63%) Apache Pig
5 10 (0.53%) Oracle Service Bus
6 7 (0.37%) MS Exchange
7 5 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (0.21%) WebLogic
8 4 (0.21%) ArcGIS
8 4 (0.21%) Smallworld
8 4 (0.21%) CMS
9 3 (0.16%) JBoss
9 3 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.16%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.11%) LiveLink
11 1 (0.053%) IIS
11 1 (0.053%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 501 (26.33%) MS Excel
2 128 (6.73%) MS Office
3 110 (5.78%) SPSS
4 78 (4.10%) MS PowerPoint
5 42 (2.21%) Spreadsheet
6 24 (1.26%) MS Visio
7 23 (1.21%) PowerPivot
8 17 (0.89%) FastStats
9 4 (0.21%) AutoCAD
9 4 (0.21%) Stata
10 3 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (0.16%) S-PLUS
10 3 (0.16%) Photoshop
11 1 (0.053%) MS Project
11 1 (0.053%) Weka
11 1 (0.053%) EViews
Business Applications
1 82 (4.31%) Google Analytics
2 15 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 14 (0.74%) SAP ERP
4 11 (0.58%) WebTrends
5 8 (0.42%) SAP CRM
6 7 (0.37%) RMDS
6 7 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 7 (0.37%) Markit EDM
6 7 (0.37%) Radian6
7 4 (0.21%) Movex
8 3 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 3 (0.16%) ProductWriter
8 3 (0.16%) Line 500
8 3 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.11%) CA Clarity
9 2 (0.11%) Infor M3
9 2 (0.11%) Cerner Millennium
9 2 (0.11%) SAP BPC
9 2 (0.11%) Agresso
9 2 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 15 (0.79%) SaaS
2 7 (0.37%) Office 365
3 5 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.11%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.053%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.053%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.053%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.053%) MailChimp
5 1 (0.053%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 16 (0.84%) Internet
2 15 (0.79%) Broadband
3 13 (0.68%) TCP/IP
4 10 (0.53%) FTP
5 9 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
6 8 (0.42%) VPN
6 8 (0.42%) VoIP
7 7 (0.37%) SNMP
7 7 (0.37%) Multicast
8 6 (0.32%) Wireless
8 6 (0.32%) HTTP
9 5 (0.26%) 3G
10 4 (0.21%) Firewall
10 4 (0.21%) DNS
11 3 (0.16%) IP Telephony
11 3 (0.16%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (0.16%) Unified Communications
11 3 (0.16%) MPLS
11 3 (0.16%) PBX
12 2 (0.11%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 455 (23.91%) SQL Server
2 253 (13.29%) Data Warehouse
3 234 (12.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 200 (10.51%) Relational Database
5 180 (9.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 166 (8.72%) Data Mining
7 125 (6.57%) MS Access
8 108 (5.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 95 (4.99%) QlikView
10 84 (4.41%) SQL Server 2008
11 72 (3.78%) Crystal Reports
11 72 (3.78%) MySQL
12 65 (3.42%) Big Data
13 58 (3.05%) SQL Server 2012
14 55 (2.89%) Hadoop
15 47 (2.47%) RDBMS
16 43 (2.26%) Oracle BI EE
17 40 (2.10%) Oracle Database
18 35 (1.84%) Oracle Reports
19 29 (1.52%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 21 (1.10%) LSMW
2 18 (0.95%) Talend Open Studio
3 13 (0.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 10 (0.53%) Oracle APEX
5 9 (0.47%) ERwin
6 8 (0.42%) Hudson
7 4 (0.21%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (0.21%) Git (software)
8 3 (0.16%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.16%) PowerDesigner
8 3 (0.16%) LabVIEW
8 3 (0.16%) Bugzilla
8 3 (0.16%) JIRA
9 2 (0.11%) Maven
9 2 (0.11%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.053%) ProC
10 1 (0.053%) MagicDraw
10 1 (0.053%) GCC
10 1 (0.053%) GDB
10 1 (0.053%) Jenkins
General
1 596 (31.32%) Finance
2 264 (13.87%) Marketing
3 163 (8.57%) Retail
4 148 (7.78%) Banking
5 52 (2.73%) Telecoms
6 35 (1.84%) Financial Institution
6 35 (1.84%) Legal
6 35 (1.84%) Advertising
7 32 (1.68%) Investment Banking
8 28 (1.47%) Manufacturing
9 27 (1.42%) Billing
10 26 (1.37%) Games
11 24 (1.26%) Publishing
12 21 (1.10%) Retail Banking
13 19 (1.00%) Law
14 17 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
15 14 (0.74%) Front Office
16 10 (0.53%) Aerospace
16 10 (0.53%) French Language
17 7 (0.37%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (1.84%) XML
2 33 (1.73%) .NET
3 28 (1.47%) HTML
4 12 (0.63%) ASP.NET
5 11 (0.58%) ODBC
6 9 (0.47%) Web Services
6 9 (0.47%) jQuery
7 8 (0.42%) MDX
7 8 (0.42%) WinForms
8 7 (0.37%) SOAP
8 7 (0.37%) REST
9 5 (0.26%) HTML5
9 5 (0.26%) CSS
10 4 (0.21%) EDI
11 3 (0.16%) Middleware
11 3 (0.16%) OLE DB
11 3 (0.16%) JSON
12 2 (0.11%) Pandas
12 2 (0.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 2 (0.11%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 586 (30.79%) Analytical Skills
2 148 (7.78%) Mathematics
3 124 (6.52%) Management Information System
4 113 (5.94%) Visualisation
5 101 (5.31%) Statistics
6 95 (4.99%) Computer Science
7 51 (2.68%) Data Structures
8 47 (2.47%) Algorithms
9 45 (2.36%) Data Integration
9 45 (2.36%) Economics
10 40 (2.10%) Reference Data
11 34 (1.79%) Data Extraction
12 23 (1.21%) Fixed Income
13 22 (1.16%) Credit Risk
14 21 (1.10%) Open Source
15 20 (1.05%) GIS
16 15 (0.79%) NHS
16 15 (0.79%) Performance Metrics
17 14 (0.74%) Derivative
17 14 (0.74%) Neural Network
Operating Systems
1 58 (3.05%) Linux
2 41 (2.15%) UNIX
3 38 (2.00%) Windows
4 11 (0.58%) Windows 7
5 10 (0.53%) CentOS
6 9 (0.47%) Apple iOS
6 9 (0.47%) Android
7 8 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (0.32%) AIX
9 5 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.21%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.16%) MVS
12 2 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.11%) SUSE
12 2 (0.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.053%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.053%) Debian
13 1 (0.053%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 641 (33.68%) Data Analysis
2 462 (24.28%) Business Intelligence
3 411 (21.60%) Analytics
4 233 (12.24%) Data Management
5 208 (10.93%) Data Modelling
6 194 (10.19%) ETL
7 140 (7.36%) CRM
8 137 (7.20%) Migration
9 113 (5.94%) Data Migration
10 106 (5.57%) Business Analysis
11 88 (4.62%) Project Management
12 75 (3.94%) Stakeholder Management
13 70 (3.68%) E-Commerce
14 69 (3.63%) Data Governance
15 64 (3.36%) Data Cleansing
16 62 (3.26%) Validation
17 61 (3.21%) Web Analytics
18 54 (2.84%) Time Management
19 53 (2.79%) ERP
20 50 (2.63%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 1086 (57.07%) SQL
2 189 (9.93%) VBA
3 159 (8.36%) T-SQL
4 100 (5.25%) Python
5 94 (4.94%) R
6 80 (4.20%) VB
7 42 (2.21%) PL/SQL
8 40 (2.10%) Perl
9 33 (1.73%) PHP
10 32 (1.68%) Java
11 31 (1.63%) C
12 30 (1.58%) C#
13 22 (1.16%) Shell Script
14 21 (1.10%) ABAP
15 20 (1.05%) JavaScript
16 15 (0.79%) C++
16 15 (0.79%) MATLAB
17 13 (0.68%) Ruby
17 13 (0.68%) VBScript
18 11 (0.58%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 380 (19.97%) Degree
2 34 (1.79%) PhD
3 20 (1.05%) Security Cleared
4 13 (0.68%) CISA
5 12 (0.63%) SC Cleared
6 8 (0.42%) ISEB
6 8 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (0.37%) HND
8 5 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (0.21%) CIMA
9 4 (0.21%) ACCA
9 4 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.16%) MCP
10 3 (0.16%) MCSA
10 3 (0.16%) CCNA
10 3 (0.16%) MCTS
11 2 (0.11%) IIBA
11 2 (0.11%) CCNP
11 2 (0.11%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (4.73%) Data Quality
2 84 (4.41%) QA
3 32 (1.68%) SLA
4 17 (0.89%) ISO 9001
4 17 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 9 (0.47%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.11%) Basel II
7 2 (0.11%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.11%) COREP
8 1 (0.053%) EMIR
8 1 (0.053%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.053%) MiFID
8 1 (0.053%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.26%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.21%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.053%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.053%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.053%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 12 (0.63%) Oracle EDQ
2 7 (0.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.11%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.053%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.053%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.053%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.053%) Oracle Statspack
5 1 (0.053%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.053%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 378 (19.86%) Microsoft
2 242 (12.72%) Oracle
3 148 (7.78%) Business Objects
4 93 (4.89%) Tableau
5 87 (4.57%) Google
6 74 (3.89%) SAP
7 51 (2.68%) Informatica
8 50 (2.63%) Cognos
8 50 (2.63%) DataFlux
9 29 (1.52%) Trillium
10 26 (1.37%) MicroStrategy
11 22 (1.16%) Teradata
12 19 (1.00%) Sybase
13 18 (0.95%) Siebel
13 18 (0.95%) Talend
14 17 (0.89%) Bloomberg
15 14 (0.74%) Datanomic
16 13 (0.68%) Omniture
17 12 (0.63%) SolarWinds
18 11 (0.58%) VMware
Somerset
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Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Full Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harnham
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Betting Appointments
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
XCM Rock
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Concur Technologies
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Groveland
Salary: From £22,000 to £26,000 per annum Plus Additional Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £3000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: DOE + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
BAE Systems
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TEKsystems
Salary: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Bluetownonline
Salary: £20k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £39000 per annum + parking, pension, life, health 25 hol
Posted: 3 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £18000 - £20000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Car, Bonus, Pension, Cash Pot
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: c.£40k + pkg
Posted: 3 days ago