The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Analyst
Rank 322 351 380
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Analyst 962 756 709
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.82% 0.69% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 0.74% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 783 599 596
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 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110640 102566 112158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.27% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 90375 84963 96161
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +32 912 £36,000 +2.85% 179
London +20 429 £40,000 -5.88% 80
South East -12 128 £37,500 +7.14% 19
City of London -13 118 £45,000 -10.44% 28
South West +11 71 £31,500 +5.00% 26
Yorkshire +7 67 £32,500 +8.33% 11
North West -1 67 £28,750 - 21
East of England +21 63 £31,000 -13.88% 4
West Midlands +19 61 £37,500 +50.00% 12
West Yorkshire +2 53 £31,250 +19.04% 9
Surrey +18 45 £37,000 -17.77% 4
Leeds -3 42 £31,250 +78.57% 2
Manchester +4 39 £32,500 +14.03% 9
Scotland -2 33 £29,500 -3.27% 8
Hertfordshire +2 28 £37,500 -25.00%
Hampshire -1 28 £41,000 +17.14% 2
Bristol +23 26 £31,500 +12.50% 8
East Midlands -13 21 £32,500 -7.14% 4
Wiltshire +8 19 £25,750 -28.47% 3
Cambridgeshire +14 17 £32,500 - 1
Basildon +22 16 £31,000 +3.33%
Essex +9 16 £31,000 -4.61%
Cheshire -14 16 £27,500 -11.29% 8
Berkshire +3 15 £30,000 -9.09% 6
Swindon 0 14 £25,500 -29.16% 3
Edinburgh -9 14 £28,250 -7.75% 4
East Sussex -19 14 £45,000 +28.57% 1
South Yorkshire +3 13 £34,750 -7.33% 1
Glasgow -8 13 £38,000 +68.88% 2
Birmingham -1 11 £37,500 +59.57% 1

Data Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 1094 (61.50%) SQL
2 604 (33.95%) Data Analysis
3 564 (31.70%) Finance
4 417 (23.44%) Business Intelligence
5 376 (21.14%) SQL Server
5 376 (21.14%) Analytics
6 361 (20.29%) MS Excel
7 340 (19.11%) Degree
8 315 (17.71%) Marketing
9 293 (16.47%) SAS
10 249 (14.00%) Data Warehouse
11 233 (13.10%) Microsoft
11 233 (13.10%) Data Management
12 231 (12.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 228 (12.82%) Oracle
13 228 (12.82%) VBA
14 197 (11.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 195 (10.96%) CRM
16 187 (10.51%) Data Modelling
17 174 (9.78%) T-SQL
18 157 (8.83%) Data Mining
18 157 (8.83%) Retail
19 156 (8.77%) Mathematics
19 156 (8.77%) ETL
20 141 (7.93%) Migration
21 139 (7.81%) SPSS
22 133 (7.48%) Data Migration
23 127 (7.14%) Relational Database
24 118 (6.63%) Banking
25 114 (6.41%) Computer Science

Data Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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
1 293 (16.47%) SAS
2 21 (1.18%) SharePoint
3 8 (0.45%) Apache Pig
4 4 (0.22%) Gentran
5 3 (0.17%) PowerExchange
5 3 (0.17%) LiveLink
6 2 (0.11%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.11%) IIS
6 2 (0.11%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.056%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.056%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.056%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.056%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.056%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.056%) Drupal
7 1 (0.056%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.056%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 361 (20.29%) MS Excel
2 139 (7.81%) SPSS
3 100 (5.62%) MS Office
4 93 (5.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 44 (2.47%) Spreadsheet
6 24 (1.35%) MS Visio
7 9 (0.51%) FastStats
8 6 (0.34%) PowerPivot
8 6 (0.34%) Stata
9 4 (0.22%) S-PLUS
10 2 (0.11%) MS Project
11 1 (0.056%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 54 (3.04%) Google Analytics
2 16 (0.90%) Markit EDM
2 16 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.90%) SAP CRM
3 15 (0.84%) WebTrends
4 5 (0.28%) SAP ERP
4 5 (0.28%) AWD
4 5 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (0.28%) SiteCatalyst
5 4 (0.22%) LatentZero
5 4 (0.22%) Cognos TM1
5 4 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.17%) Academy Housing
6 3 (0.17%) arcHouse
6 3 (0.17%) PolarLake
6 3 (0.17%) Oracle CRM
6 3 (0.17%) Magento
6 3 (0.17%) Line 500
7 2 (0.11%) CA Clarity
7 2 (0.11%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 21 (1.18%) SaaS
2 4 (0.22%) Amazon EMR
2 4 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (0.22%) Amazon S3
2 4 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (1.07%) Internet
2 11 (0.62%) SAN
2 11 (0.62%) 4G
3 10 (0.56%) Intranet
4 6 (0.34%) Broadband
5 5 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (0.28%) Wireless
6 4 (0.22%) GPRS
6 4 (0.22%) HTTP
6 4 (0.22%) 3G
7 3 (0.17%) BGP
7 3 (0.17%) VPN
7 3 (0.17%) DNS
7 3 (0.17%) LAN
7 3 (0.17%) SMS
7 3 (0.17%) Firewall
8 2 (0.11%) H.323
8 2 (0.11%) HSRP
8 2 (0.11%) SMLT
8 2 (0.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 376 (21.14%) SQL Server
2 249 (14.00%) Data Warehouse
3 231 (12.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 197 (11.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 157 (8.83%) Data Mining
6 127 (7.14%) Relational Database
7 98 (5.51%) MS Access
8 94 (5.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 84 (4.72%) Big Data
10 69 (3.88%) Hadoop
11 63 (3.54%) MySQL
12 54 (3.04%) Crystal Reports
13 50 (2.81%) QlikView
14 43 (2.42%) SQL Server 2008
15 39 (2.19%) SQL Server 2005
16 36 (2.02%) Base SAS
16 36 (2.02%) NoSQL
17 34 (1.91%) Oracle Reports
18 33 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
19 28 (1.57%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 28 (1.57%) ERwin
2 18 (1.01%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 17 (0.96%) Talend Open Studio
4 14 (0.79%) LSMW
5 5 (0.28%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (0.28%) PowerDesigner
5 5 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (0.22%) Git (software)
6 4 (0.22%) Jenkins
6 4 (0.22%) Visual Studio
6 4 (0.22%) Yeoman
7 3 (0.17%) Hudson
8 1 (0.056%) GCC
8 1 (0.056%) GDB
8 1 (0.056%) Emacs
8 1 (0.056%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.056%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.056%) Toad
8 1 (0.056%) Oracle APEX
General
1 564 (31.70%) Finance
2 315 (17.71%) Marketing
3 157 (8.83%) Retail
4 118 (6.63%) Banking
5 75 (4.22%) Telecoms
6 64 (3.60%) Games
7 50 (2.81%) Advertising
8 46 (2.59%) Investment Banking
9 37 (2.08%) Legal
10 25 (1.41%) Manufacturing
10 25 (1.41%) French Language
11 24 (1.35%) Law
12 23 (1.29%) Automotive
13 21 (1.18%) Billing
14 19 (1.07%) Front Office
14 19 (1.07%) Publishing
15 16 (0.90%) Back Office
16 14 (0.79%) German Language
17 11 (0.62%) Financial Institution
18 10 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (2.59%) XML
2 28 (1.57%) .NET
3 23 (1.29%) MDX
4 16 (0.90%) Web Services
5 15 (0.84%) HTML
6 14 (0.79%) MapReduce
7 8 (0.45%) REST
8 7 (0.39%) SciPy
8 7 (0.39%) EDI
9 4 (0.22%) ASP.NET
9 4 (0.22%) Natural Language Processing
9 4 (0.22%) D3.js
10 3 (0.17%) NumPy
10 3 (0.17%) SOAP
10 3 (0.17%) Middleware
10 3 (0.17%) OLE DB
10 3 (0.17%) ODBC
10 3 (0.17%) Flash
11 2 (0.11%) HTML5
11 2 (0.11%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 156 (8.77%) Mathematics
2 114 (6.41%) Computer Science
3 111 (6.24%) Statistics
4 94 (5.28%) Management Information System
5 75 (4.22%) Visualisation
6 39 (2.19%) Data Extraction
7 31 (1.74%) Economics
8 30 (1.69%) Reference Data
9 26 (1.46%) Fixed Income
10 24 (1.35%) Physics
10 24 (1.35%) Data Integration
11 23 (1.29%) Hedge funds
12 20 (1.12%) Online Games
13 19 (1.07%) Credit Risk
13 19 (1.07%) Mainframe
14 18 (1.01%) Social Media
15 17 (0.96%) AS400
16 12 (0.67%) Equities
16 12 (0.67%) Open Source
17 11 (0.62%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 33 (1.85%) Linux
2 29 (1.63%) Windows
3 26 (1.46%) UNIX
4 7 (0.39%) Apple iOS
5 6 (0.34%) Android
5 6 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (0.28%) Windows 2000
6 5 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.22%) CentOS
7 4 (0.22%) AIX
8 2 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.056%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.056%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.056%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.056%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 604 (33.95%) Data Analysis
2 417 (23.44%) Business Intelligence
3 376 (21.14%) Analytics
4 233 (13.10%) Data Management
5 195 (10.96%) CRM
6 187 (10.51%) Data Modelling
7 156 (8.77%) ETL
8 141 (7.93%) Migration
9 133 (7.48%) Data Migration
10 99 (5.56%) Business Analysis
11 90 (5.06%) E-Commerce
12 88 (4.95%) Data Governance
13 84 (4.72%) Data Cleansing
14 75 (4.22%) Web Analytics
15 63 (3.54%) Project Management
16 57 (3.20%) Validation
17 55 (3.09%) Customer Insight
18 52 (2.92%) Statistical Analysis
19 51 (2.87%) ERP
20 48 (2.70%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1094 (61.50%) SQL
2 228 (12.82%) VBA
3 174 (9.78%) T-SQL
4 110 (6.18%) R
5 106 (5.96%) VB
6 97 (5.45%) Python
7 55 (3.09%) Java
8 44 (2.47%) C#
9 43 (2.42%) MATLAB
10 42 (2.36%) PL/SQL
11 26 (1.46%) VBScript
12 22 (1.24%) C
12 22 (1.24%) C++
13 20 (1.12%) PHP
14 19 (1.07%) JavaScript
15 15 (0.84%) ABAP
16 9 (0.51%) Perl
16 9 (0.51%) Bash Shell
17 8 (0.45%) SAS Macro
18 7 (0.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 340 (19.11%) Degree
2 21 (1.18%) Security Cleared
3 19 (1.07%) PhD
4 11 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (0.51%) ISEB
6 8 (0.45%) SC Cleared
7 7 (0.39%) ACCA
8 6 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (0.34%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.22%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.22%) MCTS
9 4 (0.22%) MCITP
10 3 (0.17%) CIMA
10 3 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.17%) CCNA
11 1 (0.056%) MCSE
11 1 (0.056%) CCNP
11 1 (0.056%) CISSP
11 1 (0.056%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.056%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (6.01%) Data Quality
2 49 (2.75%) QA
3 18 (1.01%) SLA
4 7 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (0.28%) Basel II
5 5 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.28%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.28%) Dodd-Frank
6 4 (0.22%) FATCA
6 4 (0.22%) ISO 14001
7 3 (0.17%) P3O
7 3 (0.17%) EMIR
8 2 (0.11%) CRD IV
8 2 (0.11%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.11%) MiFID
9 1 (0.056%) Basel III
System Software
1 7 (0.39%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.28%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.22%) VirtualBox
4 3 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.056%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 18 (1.01%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 13 (0.73%) Oracle EDQ
3 8 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (0.28%) HP SIM
4 5 (0.28%) Tivoli
5 4 (0.22%) Vagrant
6 3 (0.17%) SCCM
7 2 (0.11%) CiscoWorks
7 2 (0.11%) Nagios
8 1 (0.056%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.056%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.056%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 233 (13.10%) Microsoft
2 228 (12.82%) Oracle
3 106 (5.96%) Business Objects
4 82 (4.61%) SAP
5 68 (3.82%) Informatica
6 64 (3.60%) Tableau
7 55 (3.09%) Google
8 52 (2.92%) Cognos
9 45 (2.53%) Siebel
10 33 (1.85%) Trillium
11 27 (1.52%) DataFlux
12 26 (1.46%) MicroStrategy
13 25 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
14 23 (1.29%) Bloomberg
15 21 (1.18%) Teradata
16 20 (1.12%) IBM
17 17 (0.96%) Talend
18 14 (0.79%) Unica
18 14 (0.79%) Hyperion
19 12 (0.67%) NetApp
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 6 hours ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £27850 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
South East London
RM Education
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Annapurna
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Betting Appointments
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
East Sussex
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Somerset
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Warwickshire
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum £45K + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £42415 - £52395 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands
Xoserve
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spencer Knight Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum (dep on exp) + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + good benefits incl pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Halfords Autocentres
Posted: 2 days ago