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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analyst
Rank 335 371 349
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Analyst 844 700 764
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.82% 0.67% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.71% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 662 547 642
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,300 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
98061 98558 99490
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.50% 94.82%
Number of salaries quoted 80635 79397 83728
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 £27,500 £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 6 March 2015 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 6 March 2015. 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 +36 792 £35,250 -6.00% 187
London +19 380 £42,500 - 77
South East +5 126 £32,000 -8.57% 39
City of London -13 96 £40,000 -11.11% 32
Yorkshire +14 72 £33,000 +29.41% 14
South West -35 63 £35,000 -12.50% 28
West Yorkshire +11 60 £32,500 +44.44% 10
Leeds +17 47 £32,000 +68.42% 5
North West +12 46 £32,500 +18.18% 9
West Midlands -5 37 £27,393 -31.51% 11
Surrey +20 36 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Berkshire +7 35 £28,000 -30.00% 11
East Midlands +44 34 £29,750 +8.18% 5
Bristol -5 33 £30,000 -25.00% 8
Scotland +29 31 £40,000 +23.07% 13
East of England -3 31 £40,000 +26.98% 4
Nottinghamshire +32 28 £33,500 +21.81% 4
Nottingham +28 28 £33,500 +21.81% 4
Cheshire +18 24 £32,250 -14.00% 2
Edinburgh +14 21 £42,500 +30.76% 6
Cambridgeshire +18 18 £40,000 -3.03% 3
Manchester +6 17 £38,000 +38.18% 6
Milton Keynes +3 15 £38,500 +17.06% 8
Buckinghamshire +2 15 £38,500 +17.06% 9
Birmingham +3 14 £30,125 -48.06% 6
Warwickshire +1 14 £29,000 -2.52%
Hampshire -12 14 £26,750 -19.54% 7
Oxfordshire +15 13 £28,000 -12.50% 3
Wales -11 12 £31,250 +13.63% 2
South Wales -13 12 £31,250 +13.63% 2

Data Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 1003 (56.70%) SQL
2 613 (34.65%) Data Analysis
3 568 (32.11%) Analytical Skills
4 516 (29.17%) Finance
5 456 (25.78%) Business Intelligence
6 453 (25.61%) MS Excel
7 443 (25.04%) SQL Server
8 417 (23.57%) Analytics
9 388 (21.93%) Microsoft
10 377 (21.31%) Degree
11 284 (16.05%) Data Warehouse
12 278 (15.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 277 (15.66%) SAS
14 271 (15.32%) Marketing
15 248 (14.02%) Oracle
16 220 (12.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 213 (12.04%) ETL
18 210 (11.87%) VBA
19 209 (11.81%) Data Management
20 208 (11.76%) Data Modelling
21 164 (9.27%) Data Mining
22 161 (9.10%) Mathematics
23 156 (8.82%) Relational Database
24 151 (8.54%) Visualisation
24 151 (8.54%) R
25 149 (8.42%) T-SQL
25 149 (8.42%) Banking
26 145 (8.20%) Retail
27 141 (7.97%) SPSS
28 138 (7.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services

Data Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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
1 277 (15.66%) SAS
2 32 (1.81%) Oracle Coherence
3 31 (1.75%) SharePoint
4 12 (0.68%) MS Exchange
5 11 (0.62%) Apache Pig
6 10 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (0.45%) CMS
9 5 (0.28%) WebLogic
10 4 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (0.23%) Smallworld
11 3 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.17%) Node.js
11 3 (0.17%) ArcGIS
11 3 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.17%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.057%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.057%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.057%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.057%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 453 (25.61%) MS Excel
2 141 (7.97%) SPSS
3 133 (7.52%) MS Office
4 70 (3.96%) MS PowerPoint
5 41 (2.32%) Spreadsheet
6 19 (1.07%) PowerPivot
7 18 (1.02%) MS Visio
8 16 (0.90%) FastStats
9 4 (0.23%) AutoCAD
9 4 (0.23%) S-PLUS
9 4 (0.23%) Stata
10 3 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (0.17%) Photoshop
11 2 (0.11%) EViews
12 1 (0.057%) Weka
12 1 (0.057%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 68 (3.84%) Google Analytics
2 18 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.57%) Radian6
4 9 (0.51%) SAP ERP
5 8 (0.45%) SAP MDM
6 7 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 7 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
6 7 (0.40%) Markit EDM
7 6 (0.34%) Oracle General Ledger
7 6 (0.34%) Dynamics GP
8 5 (0.28%) RMDS
8 5 (0.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 4 (0.23%) Eagle PACE
9 4 (0.23%) SAP PM
9 4 (0.23%) WebTrends
10 3 (0.17%) Movex
10 3 (0.17%) SiteCatalyst
10 3 (0.17%) Infor M3
11 2 (0.11%) SAP BPC
11 2 (0.11%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 23 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (0.45%) SaaS
3 8 (0.45%) Office 365
3 8 (0.45%) Amazon EMR
4 7 (0.40%) Amazon S3
5 5 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (0.79%) FTP
2 13 (0.73%) TCP/IP
3 11 (0.62%) VPN
3 11 (0.62%) Internet
3 11 (0.62%) Broadband
4 10 (0.57%) VoIP
5 7 (0.40%) Wireless
6 6 (0.34%) WAN
6 6 (0.34%) LAN
7 5 (0.28%) DNS
7 5 (0.28%) IP Telephony
7 5 (0.28%) Firewall
7 5 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (0.28%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (0.23%) MPLS
8 4 (0.23%) DSL
9 3 (0.17%) Multicast
9 3 (0.17%) OSPF
9 3 (0.17%) BGP
9 3 (0.17%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 443 (25.04%) SQL Server
2 284 (16.05%) Data Warehouse
3 278 (15.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 220 (12.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 164 (9.27%) Data Mining
6 156 (8.82%) Relational Database
7 138 (7.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 99 (5.60%) MS Access
9 93 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
10 90 (5.09%) QlikView
11 70 (3.96%) SQL Server 2012
12 67 (3.79%) Big Data
13 65 (3.67%) Crystal Reports
14 59 (3.34%) MySQL
15 56 (3.17%) Hadoop
16 49 (2.77%) Oracle BI EE
17 39 (2.20%) RDBMS
18 36 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
19 34 (1.92%) Oracle Database
20 33 (1.87%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 14 (0.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 12 (0.68%) Visual Studio
3 11 (0.62%) Git (software)
4 9 (0.51%) Talend Open Studio
5 8 (0.45%) JIRA
5 8 (0.45%) LSMW
6 7 (0.40%) ERwin
6 7 (0.40%) Toad
6 7 (0.40%) Jenkins
6 7 (0.40%) Yeoman
7 6 (0.34%) Oracle APEX
8 5 (0.28%) Hudson
9 4 (0.23%) Oracle Forms
10 3 (0.17%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.17%) LabVIEW
10 3 (0.17%) Bugzilla
10 3 (0.17%) Maven
11 1 (0.057%) MagicDraw
11 1 (0.057%) PowerDesigner
General
1 516 (29.17%) Finance
2 271 (15.32%) Marketing
3 149 (8.42%) Banking
4 145 (8.20%) Retail
5 62 (3.50%) Telecoms
6 29 (1.64%) Financial Institution
7 27 (1.53%) Legal
7 27 (1.53%) Billing
8 26 (1.47%) Manufacturing
9 23 (1.30%) Investment Banking
10 22 (1.24%) Advertising
11 19 (1.07%) Retail Banking
12 17 (0.96%) Games
13 16 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
14 14 (0.79%) Publishing
15 13 (0.73%) Law
16 10 (0.57%) Automotive
17 9 (0.51%) Front Office
17 9 (0.51%) Back Office
18 8 (0.45%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (3.34%) .NET
2 40 (2.26%) HTML
3 31 (1.75%) Web Services
4 29 (1.64%) XML
5 24 (1.36%) ASP.NET
6 13 (0.73%) jQuery
7 11 (0.62%) D3.js
7 11 (0.62%) EDI
8 10 (0.57%) SOAP
9 9 (0.51%) CSS
9 9 (0.51%) SciPy
9 9 (0.51%) Pandas
10 8 (0.45%) REST
11 7 (0.40%) Natural Language Processing
11 7 (0.40%) Cascalog
11 7 (0.40%) MDX
11 7 (0.40%) ODBC
11 7 (0.40%) Middleware
12 5 (0.28%) .NET Framework
13 4 (0.23%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 568 (32.11%) Analytical Skills
2 161 (9.10%) Mathematics
3 151 (8.54%) Visualisation
4 121 (6.84%) Statistics
5 106 (5.99%) Management Information System
6 79 (4.47%) Computer Science
7 62 (3.50%) Data Structures
8 44 (2.49%) Data Extraction
9 42 (2.37%) Algorithms
10 41 (2.32%) Data Integration
11 38 (2.15%) Reference Data
12 37 (2.09%) Economics
13 18 (1.02%) Credit Risk
14 15 (0.85%) Social Media
14 15 (0.85%) NHS
15 14 (0.79%) GIS
15 14 (0.79%) Mobile App
15 14 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
15 14 (0.79%) Open Source
16 13 (0.73%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 57 (3.22%) Windows
2 48 (2.71%) Linux
3 41 (2.32%) UNIX
4 19 (1.07%) Windows 7
5 13 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (0.40%) CentOS
6 7 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (0.40%) AIX
7 6 (0.34%) Debian
8 5 (0.28%) Windows 8
9 4 (0.23%) Android
10 3 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.17%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.17%) MVS
10 3 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.11%) SUSE
11 2 (0.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.057%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.057%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 613 (34.65%) Data Analysis
2 456 (25.78%) Business Intelligence
3 417 (23.57%) Analytics
4 213 (12.04%) ETL
5 209 (11.81%) Data Management
6 208 (11.76%) Data Modelling
7 137 (7.74%) CRM
8 124 (7.01%) Business Analysis
9 93 (5.26%) Migration
10 78 (4.41%) Project Management
11 73 (4.13%) Data Migration
11 73 (4.13%) Data Governance
12 66 (3.73%) E-Commerce
13 64 (3.62%) Stakeholder Management
14 63 (3.56%) Data Architecture
15 61 (3.45%) Time Management
16 58 (3.28%) Statistical Modelling
16 58 (3.28%) Data Analytics
17 57 (3.22%) Agile Software Development
18 55 (3.11%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1003 (56.70%) SQL
2 210 (11.87%) VBA
3 151 (8.54%) R
4 149 (8.42%) T-SQL
5 111 (6.27%) Python
6 48 (2.71%) VB
6 48 (2.71%) Java
7 45 (2.54%) C#
8 39 (2.20%) MATLAB
9 36 (2.04%) PL/SQL
10 35 (1.98%) JavaScript
10 35 (1.98%) Perl
11 32 (1.81%) C
12 23 (1.30%) PHP
13 15 (0.85%) Bash Shell
14 13 (0.73%) Shell Script
15 12 (0.68%) C++
16 9 (0.51%) VB.NET
17 8 (0.45%) ABAP
18 7 (0.40%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 377 (21.31%) Degree
2 35 (1.98%) VCP4
3 34 (1.92%) PhD
4 15 (0.85%) Security Cleared
5 13 (0.73%) SC Cleared
6 11 (0.62%) ISEB
7 8 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (0.34%) ECDL
9 6 (0.34%) HND
10 5 (0.28%) MCSE
10 5 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (0.28%) CISA
10 5 (0.28%) CCNA
11 4 (0.23%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.23%) CIMA
12 3 (0.17%) MCTS
12 3 (0.17%) MCSA
12 3 (0.17%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (4.92%) QA
2 82 (4.64%) Data Quality
3 37 (2.09%) SLA
4 5 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.28%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.23%) EMIR
5 4 (0.23%) MiFID
6 3 (0.17%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.057%) Basel II
7 1 (0.057%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.057%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.057%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.057%) COREP
System Software
1 10 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (0.51%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.40%) VirtualBox
4 4 (0.23%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.11%) HDFS
6 1 (0.057%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.057%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (0.40%) Vagrant
2 6 (0.34%) Oracle EDQ
3 5 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.23%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.17%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.057%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.057%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.057%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.057%) SCCM
6 1 (0.057%) Oracle Statspack
6 1 (0.057%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 388 (21.93%) Microsoft
2 248 (14.02%) Oracle
3 121 (6.84%) Business Objects
4 113 (6.39%) Tableau
5 86 (4.86%) SAP
6 72 (4.07%) Google
7 58 (3.28%) Cognos
8 34 (1.92%) Teradata
9 33 (1.87%) Informatica
10 30 (1.70%) DataFlux
11 29 (1.64%) Trillium
12 22 (1.24%) Omniture
13 19 (1.07%) IBM
14 18 (1.02%) MicroStrategy
15 13 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
15 13 (0.73%) Bloomberg
16 12 (0.68%) Netezza
17 11 (0.62%) DoubleClick
17 11 (0.62%) Sage
17 11 (0.62%) Cisco
Bristol, Avon
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £36125 - £51000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £50,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 3 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary plus Generous Benefits Package
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £29,000 to £39,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
West London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits (negotiable)
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + bonus, healthcare, pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Premier IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hyphen
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Propel London Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £35k - 42k per year + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 60000 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £65,000 per annum (+seriously good package!!!)
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Square One Resources
Posted: 2 days ago