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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analyst
Rank 310 347 351
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Analyst 1026 953 804
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.93% 0.81% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 0.85% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 817 788 640
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £58,750
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%

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
104585 111653 102685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.55% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 86393 91565 85529
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +24 996 £40,000 +6.66% 197
London +36 503 £47,500 +11.76% 103
South East +32 157 £40,000 +6.66% 21
City of London +61 149 £45,000 -10.00% 45
West Midlands -9 72 £28,550 -23.86% 13
East of England -3 57 £30,500 -3.93% 16
South West -6 57 £32,500 +3.17% 19
Yorkshire -15 48 £28,000 -13.84% 8
North West +1 46 £27,500 +10.00% 12
East Midlands +30 41 £26,000 -20.00% 4
Surrey +1 36 £40,000 +14.28% 7
West Yorkshire -20 28 £29,000 -3.33% 6
Berkshire +9 26 £35,000 +27.27% 1
Nottinghamshire +21 25 £26,000 - 3
Nottingham +16 25 £26,000 - 2
Bristol -21 25 £32,500 +3.17% 9
Oxfordshire +31 24 £40,000 +15.94%
Manchester 0 24 £32,000 +20.75% 9
Warwickshire -5 22 £27,000 -25.51% 1
Scotland -9 21 £35,000 +16.66% 9
Hampshire -15 21 £42,500 -5.55% 6
East Sussex +21 18 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Cambridgeshire +4 18 £30,500 -6.15% 4
Buckinghamshire -4 18 £32,000 -39.04% 2
Brighton +31 16 £50,000 +11.11%
South Yorkshire +3 15 £40,000 +15.94% 2
Essex +1 15 £22,000 -29.03% 2
Sheffield -1 15 £40,000 +14.28%
Hertfordshire -12 15 £33,250 -16.87% 6
Leeds -23 15 £28,000 -6.66% 1

Data Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 1165 (59.87%) SQL
2 669 (34.38%) Analytical Skills
3 613 (31.50%) Data Analysis
4 576 (29.60%) Finance
5 565 (29.03%) Analytics
6 491 (25.23%) Business Intelligence
7 460 (23.64%) Degree
8 406 (20.86%) SQL Server
9 393 (20.20%) MS Excel
10 361 (18.55%) Microsoft
11 326 (16.75%) Marketing
12 306 (15.72%) Data Warehouse
13 281 (14.44%) Data Modelling
14 257 (13.21%) Data Management
15 248 (12.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 243 (12.49%) SAS
17 236 (12.13%) Oracle
18 207 (10.64%) VBA
19 203 (10.43%) ETL
20 192 (9.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 191 (9.82%) Banking
22 186 (9.56%) Mathematics
23 178 (9.15%) Statistics
23 178 (9.15%) CRM
24 173 (8.89%) R
25 171 (8.79%) Data Mining
26 165 (8.48%) T-SQL
27 163 (8.38%) Visualisation
28 150 (7.71%) Tableau
29 145 (7.45%) Big Data

Data Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
1 243 (12.49%) SAS
2 42 (2.16%) SharePoint
3 21 (1.08%) Apache Pig
4 18 (0.92%) Apache Spark
5 13 (0.67%) Apache
6 11 (0.57%) Apache Solr
6 11 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (0.36%) Oracle Coherence
8 6 (0.31%) CMS
9 4 (0.21%) MS Exchange
9 4 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.15%) Node.js
10 3 (0.15%) Gentran
10 3 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.10%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.10%) JBoss
11 2 (0.10%) ArcGIS
12 1 (0.051%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.051%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.051%) IIS
Applications
1 393 (20.20%) MS Excel
2 138 (7.09%) SPSS
3 128 (6.58%) MS Office
4 80 (4.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 46 (2.36%) Spreadsheet
6 33 (1.70%) MS Visio
7 25 (1.28%) FastStats
8 11 (0.57%) MS Project
9 5 (0.26%) PowerPivot
9 5 (0.26%) GNU Octave
10 3 (0.15%) Mathematica
10 3 (0.15%) Vensim
11 1 (0.051%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.051%) Gephi
11 1 (0.051%) Weka
11 1 (0.051%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.051%) S-PLUS
11 1 (0.051%) Stata
Business Applications
1 33 (1.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (1.39%) Markit EDM
3 19 (0.98%) Dynamics NAV
4 16 (0.82%) Dynamics GP
4 16 (0.82%) Oracle General Ledger
5 10 (0.51%) Adobe Campaign
6 7 (0.36%) Eagle PACE
7 6 (0.31%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 6 (0.31%) Cognos TM1
7 6 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 5 (0.26%) thinkFolio
9 4 (0.21%) Unica
9 4 (0.21%) SAP PM
9 4 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
9 4 (0.21%) SAP CRM
9 4 (0.21%) SAP MDM
10 3 (0.15%) SAP MM
10 3 (0.15%) Cognos Planning
10 3 (0.15%) Oracle FAH
10 3 (0.15%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 72 (3.70%) Google Analytics
2 39 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (0.87%) SaaS
3 17 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
4 16 (0.82%) Amazon EMR
5 15 (0.77%) Amazon S3
6 10 (0.51%) Adobe Analytics
7 7 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.26%) Silverpop
9 2 (0.10%) SmartFocus
10 1 (0.051%) Office 365
10 1 (0.051%) Microsoft Azure
10 1 (0.051%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 8 (0.41%) Intranet
1 8 (0.41%) DSL
2 7 (0.36%) Firewall
2 7 (0.36%) HTTP
3 6 (0.31%) TCP/IP
3 6 (0.31%) SAN
3 6 (0.31%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (0.26%) FTP
4 5 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (0.26%) Internet
5 4 (0.21%) VPN
5 4 (0.21%) DNS
5 4 (0.21%) VoIP
5 4 (0.21%) WAN
5 4 (0.21%) NetScaler
6 3 (0.15%) ATM
6 3 (0.15%) LAN
7 2 (0.10%) SMS
7 2 (0.10%) Broadband
7 2 (0.10%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 406 (20.86%) SQL Server
2 306 (15.72%) Data Warehouse
3 248 (12.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 192 (9.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 171 (8.79%) Data Mining
6 145 (7.45%) Big Data
7 134 (6.89%) Relational Database
8 105 (5.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 102 (5.24%) Hadoop
10 98 (5.04%) QlikView
11 82 (4.21%) MS Access
12 48 (2.47%) Crystal Reports
13 40 (2.06%) PostgreSQL
14 37 (1.90%) MySQL
14 37 (1.90%) MongoDB
15 35 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
16 32 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
17 29 (1.49%) RDBMS
18 28 (1.44%) Oracle BI EE
18 28 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (0.98%) Visual Studio
2 16 (0.82%) Talend Open Studio
2 16 (0.82%) Git (software)
3 15 (0.77%) Jenkins
3 15 (0.77%) Yeoman
4 13 (0.67%) Toad
5 11 (0.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 9 (0.46%) LSMW
7 7 (0.36%) JIRA
8 4 (0.21%) PowerDesigner
8 4 (0.21%) ERwin
9 3 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.10%) Rational DOORS
11 1 (0.051%) Hudson
11 1 (0.051%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.051%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.051%) MSTest
11 1 (0.051%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.051%) ClearCase
11 1 (0.051%) Eclipse
General
1 576 (29.60%) Finance
2 326 (16.75%) Marketing
3 191 (9.82%) Banking
4 109 (5.60%) Retail
5 62 (3.19%) Telecoms
6 49 (2.52%) Investment Banking
7 42 (2.16%) Legal
8 33 (1.70%) Advertising
9 30 (1.54%) Financial Institution
10 29 (1.49%) Back Office
11 24 (1.23%) Publishing
12 22 (1.13%) Games
13 20 (1.03%) Front Office
14 18 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
15 17 (0.87%) Billing
16 16 (0.82%) General Ledger
16 16 (0.82%) Manufacturing
17 11 (0.57%) Military
17 11 (0.57%) Polish Language
18 10 (0.51%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (3.49%) .NET
2 62 (3.19%) XML
3 44 (2.26%) HTML
4 26 (1.34%) Web Services
5 23 (1.18%) D3.js
6 22 (1.13%) SciPy
7 18 (0.92%) ASP.NET
7 18 (0.92%) Pandas
8 15 (0.77%) scikit-learn
8 15 (0.77%) Cascalog
8 15 (0.77%) CSS
8 15 (0.77%) Natural Language Processing
9 14 (0.72%) MDX
10 12 (0.62%) XSLT
11 11 (0.57%) Middleware
12 10 (0.51%) Lucene
12 10 (0.51%) NumPy
13 8 (0.41%) EDI
14 6 (0.31%) BAPI
14 6 (0.31%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 669 (34.38%) Analytical Skills
2 186 (9.56%) Mathematics
3 178 (9.15%) Statistics
4 163 (8.38%) Visualisation
5 136 (6.99%) Management Information System
6 100 (5.14%) Computer Science
7 77 (3.96%) Reference Data
7 77 (3.96%) Data Extraction
8 75 (3.85%) Data Structures
9 50 (2.57%) Algorithms
10 43 (2.21%) Economics
11 32 (1.64%) Data Centre
12 30 (1.54%) Data Integration
13 27 (1.39%) Physics
14 22 (1.13%) FMCG
14 22 (1.13%) NHS
15 20 (1.03%) Telematics
16 18 (0.92%) Credit Risk
16 18 (0.92%) Social Media
17 17 (0.87%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 52 (2.67%) Windows
2 39 (2.00%) Linux
3 32 (1.64%) UNIX
4 10 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (0.36%) CentOS
5 7 (0.36%) Windows 7
6 5 (0.26%) Android
6 5 (0.26%) zOS
6 5 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (0.21%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.15%) AIX
8 3 (0.15%) Debian
8 3 (0.15%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.10%) Windows 2000
9 2 (0.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.051%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.051%) VMS
10 1 (0.051%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.051%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 613 (31.50%) Data Analysis
2 565 (29.03%) Analytics
3 491 (25.23%) Business Intelligence
4 281 (14.44%) Data Modelling
5 257 (13.21%) Data Management
6 203 (10.43%) ETL
7 178 (9.15%) CRM
8 137 (7.04%) Business Analysis
9 126 (6.47%) Agile Software Development
10 108 (5.55%) Migration
11 106 (5.45%) Project Management
12 97 (4.98%) Validation
13 89 (4.57%) Data Analytics
14 88 (4.52%) Data Governance
15 83 (4.27%) Data Migration
15 83 (4.27%) Data Architecture
16 71 (3.65%) Statistical Analysis
16 71 (3.65%) E-Commerce
17 64 (3.29%) Data Mapping
18 56 (2.88%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1165 (59.87%) SQL
2 207 (10.64%) VBA
3 173 (8.89%) R
4 165 (8.48%) T-SQL
5 134 (6.89%) Python
6 76 (3.91%) Java
7 63 (3.24%) JavaScript
8 62 (3.19%) C#
9 58 (2.98%) MATLAB
10 30 (1.54%) VB
11 24 (1.23%) Perl
12 22 (1.13%) Bash Shell
13 21 (1.08%) PL/SQL
14 19 (0.98%) PowerShell
15 17 (0.87%) C
16 15 (0.77%) Clojure
17 13 (0.67%) ANSI SQL
17 13 (0.67%) PHP
18 10 (0.51%) ABAP
18 10 (0.51%) XPath
Qualifications
1 460 (23.64%) Degree
2 28 (1.44%) Security Cleared
3 19 (0.98%) SC Cleared
4 14 (0.72%) PhD
5 11 (0.57%) ISEB
6 10 (0.51%) CCNA
6 10 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (0.41%) CISA
8 7 (0.36%) ISTQB
8 7 (0.36%) DV Cleared
9 6 (0.31%) ECDL
9 6 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.21%) MCSE
10 4 (0.21%) CCNP
10 4 (0.21%) PMI Certification
10 4 (0.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (0.15%) CCDA
11 3 (0.15%) CCDP
11 3 (0.15%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (4.78%) Data Quality
2 71 (3.65%) QA
3 26 (1.34%) SLA
4 10 (0.51%) Solvency II
5 5 (0.26%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.21%) ISO 14001
6 4 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.21%) COREP
6 4 (0.21%) FINREP
7 3 (0.15%) EMIR
7 3 (0.15%) MiFID
8 2 (0.10%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.051%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.051%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 15 (0.77%) VirtualBox
2 9 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.26%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 5 (0.26%) vSphere
4 4 (0.21%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.051%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.051%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.051%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (0.77%) Vagrant
2 5 (0.26%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (0.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (0.10%) Nagios
4 2 (0.10%) Oracle EDQ
4 2 (0.10%) SCOM
4 2 (0.10%) Cacti
4 2 (0.10%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.051%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.051%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.051%) Oracle Statspack
5 1 (0.051%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.051%) SCSM
5 1 (0.051%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.051%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.051%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.051%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.051%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.051%) Control-M
5 1 (0.051%) SCCM
Vendors
1 361 (18.55%) Microsoft
2 236 (12.13%) Oracle
3 150 (7.71%) Tableau
4 128 (6.58%) SAP
5 92 (4.73%) Cognos
6 79 (4.06%) Google
7 75 (3.85%) Business Objects
8 58 (2.98%) Teradata
9 51 (2.62%) IBM
10 36 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
11 31 (1.59%) Omniture
12 26 (1.34%) GoldenSource
13 25 (1.28%) Informatica
14 19 (0.98%) Cisco
14 19 (0.98%) Alteryx
15 18 (0.92%) Adobe
15 18 (0.92%) JD Edwards
16 17 (0.87%) MicroStrategy
17 16 (0.82%) Sage
17 16 (0.82%) Epicor
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
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Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 Per Annum + benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JM
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum £35-40k+
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
set2recruit
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Taunton, Somerset
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum
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Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £43k plus bonus
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Buckinghamshire
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