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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Analyst
Rank 336 361 338
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Analyst 944 785 879
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.83% 0.72% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 0.76% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 783 630 776
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%

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
107647 103692 109532
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.73% 95.35%
Number of salaries quoted 89339 85136 94063
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £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 £38,240
% change year-on-year
- +4.60%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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 +16 898 £37,500 - 142
London +66 485 £44,000 -2.22% 76
City of London +53 146 £47,500 -14.41% 26
South East -50 120 £35,000 - 23
West Midlands +11 62 £29,000 +0.86% 3
Yorkshire -29 53 £32,500 +25.00% 7
South West 0 51 £37,000 -1.33% 9
North West +12 49 £30,000 +9.09% 7
East of England -18 49 £30,000 - 10
Surrey -12 34 £38,750 -8.82% 4
Scotland +1 29 £32,500 -9.09% 10
West Yorkshire -23 29 £35,000 +34.61% 4
Warwickshire +17 27 £27,850 -30.37% 1
East Midlands +30 26 £32,250 +17.27% 5
Bristol +18 24 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Edinburgh +8 23 £32,500 -36.27% 9
Hertfordshire -17 23 £27,500 -15.38% 4
West Sussex +7 22 £34,500 -1.42% 3
Oxfordshire +27 20 £37,500 -25.00% 2
Cheshire +8 20 £32,500 +18.18% 1
Cambridgeshire +14 19 £40,000 +33.33% 4
Nottinghamshire +16 17 £35,000 +27.27% 2
Manchester -12 16 £30,000 +13.20% 5
Buckinghamshire -18 16 £32,000 +16.36% 3
Oxford - 16 £38,750 -
Crawley +5 15 £34,000 +9.67%
Nottingham +12 14 £35,000 +27.27% 2
Birmingham -25 14 £26,500 +6.00% 1
Milton Keynes +5 13 £32,000 +16.36% 2
Gloucestershire -1 13 £35,000 - 1

Data Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 1131 (57.73%) SQL
2 667 (34.05%) Data Analysis
3 615 (31.39%) Analytical Skills
4 611 (31.19%) Finance
5 489 (24.96%) MS Excel
6 465 (23.74%) Business Intelligence
7 452 (23.07%) SQL Server
8 437 (22.31%) Analytics
9 384 (19.60%) Degree
10 355 (18.12%) Microsoft
11 316 (16.13%) SAS
12 283 (14.45%) Marketing
13 252 (12.86%) Oracle
14 251 (12.81%) Data Warehouse
15 244 (12.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 233 (11.89%) Data Management
17 213 (10.87%) VBA
18 210 (10.72%) Data Modelling
19 197 (10.06%) Relational Database
20 188 (9.60%) ETL
21 179 (9.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 176 (8.98%) Data Mining
23 163 (8.32%) Retail
23 163 (8.32%) T-SQL
24 153 (7.81%) Mathematics
25 152 (7.76%) CRM
26 147 (7.50%) Business Objects
27 143 (7.30%) Migration
28 134 (6.84%) Banking
29 128 (6.53%) Management Information System

Data Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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
1 316 (16.13%) SAS
2 28 (1.43%) SharePoint
3 17 (0.87%) Oracle Coherence
4 12 (0.61%) Apache Pig
5 10 (0.51%) Oracle Service Bus
6 5 (0.26%) MS Exchange
7 4 (0.20%) Smallworld
7 4 (0.20%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.15%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (0.15%) JBoss
9 2 (0.10%) CMS
9 2 (0.10%) LiveLink
10 1 (0.051%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.051%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.051%) IIS
10 1 (0.051%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 489 (24.96%) MS Excel
2 123 (6.28%) SPSS
3 122 (6.23%) MS Office
4 78 (3.98%) MS PowerPoint
5 51 (2.60%) Spreadsheet
6 21 (1.07%) MS Visio
7 19 (0.97%) PowerPivot
8 16 (0.82%) FastStats
9 5 (0.26%) Stata
10 4 (0.20%) AutoCAD
11 3 (0.15%) S-PLUS
11 3 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
11 3 (0.15%) Photoshop
12 1 (0.051%) MS Project
12 1 (0.051%) Weka
Business Applications
1 78 (3.98%) Google Analytics
2 15 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (0.61%) WebTrends
4 11 (0.56%) SAP ERP
5 8 (0.41%) SAP CRM
6 7 (0.36%) RMDS
6 7 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 7 (0.36%) Markit EDM
7 3 (0.15%) ProductWriter
7 3 (0.15%) Line 500
7 3 (0.15%) Dynamics GP
7 3 (0.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 3 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.10%) LatentZero
8 2 (0.10%) Cognos TM1
8 2 (0.10%) Agresso
8 2 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.10%) Movex
8 2 (0.10%) CA Clarity
8 2 (0.10%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 15 (0.77%) SaaS
2 7 (0.36%) Office 365
3 2 (0.10%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.051%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.051%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.051%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.051%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (0.051%) MailChimp
4 1 (0.051%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.12%) Internet
2 17 (0.87%) Broadband
3 11 (0.56%) TCP/IP
4 10 (0.51%) FTP
5 9 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
6 8 (0.41%) Intranet
6 8 (0.41%) 3G
7 7 (0.36%) VoIP
7 7 (0.36%) SNMP
7 7 (0.36%) VPN
7 7 (0.36%) Multicast
8 6 (0.31%) HTTP
9 5 (0.26%) Wireless
10 4 (0.20%) DNS
10 4 (0.20%) SAN
10 4 (0.20%) Firewall
11 3 (0.15%) Unified Communications
11 3 (0.15%) GPRS
11 3 (0.15%) PBX
11 3 (0.15%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 452 (23.07%) SQL Server
2 251 (12.81%) Data Warehouse
3 244 (12.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 197 (10.06%) Relational Database
5 179 (9.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 176 (8.98%) Data Mining
7 126 (6.43%) MS Access
8 106 (5.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 97 (4.95%) QlikView
10 80 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
11 74 (3.78%) Crystal Reports
12 72 (3.68%) Big Data
13 67 (3.42%) MySQL
14 62 (3.16%) Hadoop
15 57 (2.91%) SQL Server 2012
16 42 (2.14%) Oracle BI EE
17 38 (1.94%) Oracle Database
17 38 (1.94%) RDBMS
18 37 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
19 28 (1.43%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 24 (1.23%) LSMW
2 18 (0.92%) Talend Open Studio
2 18 (0.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 12 (0.61%) ERwin
4 9 (0.46%) Oracle APEX
5 8 (0.41%) Hudson
6 6 (0.31%) PowerDesigner
7 4 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (0.20%) Git (software)
8 3 (0.15%) LabVIEW
8 3 (0.15%) Bugzilla
8 3 (0.15%) JIRA
9 2 (0.10%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (0.10%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.051%) ProC
10 1 (0.051%) MagicDraw
10 1 (0.051%) GCC
10 1 (0.051%) GDB
10 1 (0.051%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.051%) Emacs
General
1 611 (31.19%) Finance
2 283 (14.45%) Marketing
3 163 (8.32%) Retail
4 134 (6.84%) Banking
5 64 (3.27%) Telecoms
6 43 (2.19%) Legal
7 39 (1.99%) Games
8 38 (1.94%) Advertising
8 38 (1.94%) Investment Banking
9 35 (1.79%) Financial Institution
10 29 (1.48%) Law
11 26 (1.33%) Billing
12 24 (1.23%) Publishing
12 24 (1.23%) Manufacturing
13 21 (1.07%) Front Office
14 17 (0.87%) Retail Banking
15 14 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
16 12 (0.61%) French Language
17 9 (0.46%) Aerospace
18 8 (0.41%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (2.30%) XML
2 30 (1.53%) .NET
3 26 (1.33%) HTML
4 11 (0.56%) ODBC
5 10 (0.51%) ASP.NET
6 9 (0.46%) SOAP
6 9 (0.46%) MDX
7 8 (0.41%) WinForms
7 8 (0.41%) Web Services
8 7 (0.36%) jQuery
8 7 (0.36%) REST
9 5 (0.26%) CSS
10 4 (0.20%) HTML5
11 3 (0.15%) JSON
11 3 (0.15%) OLE DB
12 2 (0.10%) .NET Framework
12 2 (0.10%) Middleware
12 2 (0.10%) RSS
12 2 (0.10%) EDI
12 2 (0.10%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 615 (31.39%) Analytical Skills
2 153 (7.81%) Mathematics
3 128 (6.53%) Management Information System
4 120 (6.13%) Visualisation
5 107 (5.46%) Statistics
6 100 (5.10%) Computer Science
7 53 (2.71%) Algorithms
8 50 (2.55%) Economics
9 47 (2.40%) Data Structures
10 45 (2.30%) Data Integration
11 39 (1.99%) Reference Data
12 37 (1.89%) Data Extraction
13 35 (1.79%) Fixed Income
14 22 (1.12%) Credit Risk
15 20 (1.02%) Open Source
15 20 (1.02%) Hedge funds
16 18 (0.92%) Derivative
17 16 (0.82%) Neural Network
18 15 (0.77%) GIS
18 15 (0.77%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 60 (3.06%) Linux
2 40 (2.04%) UNIX
3 33 (1.68%) Windows
4 10 (0.51%) Android
5 9 (0.46%) CentOS
5 9 (0.46%) Windows 7
5 9 (0.46%) Apple iOS
6 6 (0.31%) AIX
7 5 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.20%) Windows 8
8 4 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.15%) MVS
10 2 (0.10%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.10%) SUSE
10 2 (0.10%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.10%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.051%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 667 (34.05%) Data Analysis
2 465 (23.74%) Business Intelligence
3 437 (22.31%) Analytics
4 233 (11.89%) Data Management
5 210 (10.72%) Data Modelling
6 188 (9.60%) ETL
7 152 (7.76%) CRM
8 143 (7.30%) Migration
9 121 (6.18%) Data Migration
10 109 (5.56%) Business Analysis
11 88 (4.49%) Project Management
12 71 (3.62%) Data Cleansing
13 70 (3.57%) E-Commerce
14 67 (3.42%) Data Governance
15 65 (3.32%) Web Analytics
15 65 (3.32%) Stakeholder Management
16 60 (3.06%) Validation
17 53 (2.71%) Risk Management
18 52 (2.65%) ERP
18 52 (2.65%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1131 (57.73%) SQL
2 213 (10.87%) VBA
3 163 (8.32%) T-SQL
4 107 (5.46%) Python
5 100 (5.10%) R
6 94 (4.80%) VB
7 45 (2.30%) Java
8 39 (1.99%) PL/SQL
9 38 (1.94%) Perl
10 37 (1.89%) C#
11 35 (1.79%) PHP
12 34 (1.74%) C
13 25 (1.28%) JavaScript
14 24 (1.23%) ABAP
15 23 (1.17%) C++
16 20 (1.02%) Shell Script
17 15 (0.77%) VBScript
18 12 (0.61%) MATLAB
18 12 (0.61%) Ruby
19 11 (0.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 384 (19.60%) Degree
2 34 (1.74%) PhD
3 22 (1.12%) Security Cleared
4 13 (0.66%) CISA
5 12 (0.61%) SC Cleared
6 9 (0.46%) ISEB
7 8 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (0.36%) HND
9 4 (0.20%) ACCA
9 4 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.20%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.15%) MCTS
10 3 (0.15%) CIMA
10 3 (0.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.15%) MCP
10 3 (0.15%) MCSA
11 2 (0.10%) CCNA
11 2 (0.10%) HNC
11 2 (0.10%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.10%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (4.49%) Data Quality
2 81 (4.13%) QA
3 30 (1.53%) SLA
4 17 (0.87%) ISO 9001
4 17 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 9 (0.46%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.10%) Basel II
7 2 (0.10%) COREP
8 1 (0.051%) EMIR
8 1 (0.051%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.051%) MiFID
8 1 (0.051%) Solvency II
System Software
1 10 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (0.31%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.20%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.051%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.051%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.051%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 14 (0.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 10 (0.51%) Oracle EDQ
3 5 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.20%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.10%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.051%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.051%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.051%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.051%) Oracle Statspack
6 1 (0.051%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 355 (18.12%) Microsoft
2 252 (12.86%) Oracle
3 147 (7.50%) Business Objects
4 103 (5.26%) Tableau
5 84 (4.29%) Google
6 73 (3.73%) SAP
7 59 (3.01%) Informatica
8 55 (2.81%) DataFlux
9 50 (2.55%) Cognos
10 37 (1.89%) Trillium
11 27 (1.38%) Teradata
12 25 (1.28%) Bloomberg
12 25 (1.28%) MicroStrategy
13 22 (1.12%) Siebel
14 19 (0.97%) Sybase
15 18 (0.92%) Talend
16 13 (0.66%) Datanomic
16 13 (0.66%) NetApp
16 13 (0.66%) SolarWinds
17 10 (0.51%) ClickTale
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bens + bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Networking People
Salary: corporate bens & bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Networking People
Salary: corporate bens & bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Gala Leisure (Gala Bingo)
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Momentum Resourcing
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Change Recruitment Group
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Enfield, Middlesex
ComputAppoint
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
RM Education
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 5% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
RM Education
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 5% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorset
Experis Ltd
Salary: £23000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago