The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Data Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Analyst
Rank 360 353 386
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Analyst 827 953 873
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.84% 0.87% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 0.90% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 690 763 741
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £63,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £34,500 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -4.41%

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
94567 105846 115549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.48% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79566 86840 94644
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Data Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Data Analyst in the job title.

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 29 May 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -12 791 £40,000 - 143
London -7 399 £45,000 -5.26% 64
South East +5 144 £35,000 -12.50% 27
South West +33 80 £37,500 - 8
City of London +8 75 £45,000 -3.22% 19
West Midlands -14 46 £35,000 +16.66% 8
North West +3 44 £27,500 -8.33% 12
Oxfordshire +4 36 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Berkshire +20 35 £37,500 +7.14% 8
Manchester -1 34 £27,500 -14.34% 6
East of England +12 29 £37,500 +22.95% 12
Gloucestershire +18 26 £54,000 +35.00% 1
Bristol +18 26 £38,750 +19.23% 5
Hampshire +13 25 £32,000 -24.70% 3
Surrey -14 24 £34,500 -23.33% 5
East Midlands +8 22 £30,000 +11.11% 4
Birmingham 0 20 £35,000 +2.94% 4
Yorkshire -7 20 £33,246 +3.89% 7
Oxford +10 18 £24,000 -46.06% 1
West Yorkshire -4 18 £33,992 +7.05% 6
Scotland -5 15 £30,500 - 5
Gloucester +16 14 £54,000 +27.05%
Uxbridge +16 13 £44,000 -20.00% 2
Milton Keynes +18 12 £37,500 +15.38% 4
Buckinghamshire +14 12 £37,500 +15.38% 4
Leeds +5 12 £42,500 +41.66% 5
Wimbledon - 12 £42,500 - 2
Reading +23 10 £34,500 -1.42% 5
Wiltshire +9 10 £38,500 +2.66%
Glasgow -10 10 £30,500 -21.79% 1

Data Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, Data Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Data Analyst in the job title.

1 1122 (61.04%) SQL
2 682 (37.11%) Analytical Skills
3 562 (30.58%) Data Analysis
4 560 (30.47%) Finance
5 483 (26.28%) Business Intelligence
6 481 (26.17%) Analytics
7 411 (22.36%) Degree
8 364 (19.80%) MS Excel
9 359 (19.53%) SQL Server
10 320 (17.41%) Microsoft
11 303 (16.49%) Data Management
12 285 (15.51%) Marketing
12 285 (15.51%) Data Quality
13 276 (15.02%) SAS
14 245 (13.33%) Data Modelling
15 220 (11.97%) ETL
16 218 (11.86%) Data Warehouse
17 216 (11.75%) Data Analytics
18 207 (11.26%) Visualisation
19 206 (11.21%) Mathematics
20 204 (11.10%) Oracle
21 190 (10.34%) QlikView
22 186 (10.12%) Big Data
23 184 (10.01%) Tableau
24 183 (9.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 170 (9.25%) Python
26 169 (9.19%) Statistics
27 166 (9.03%) R
28 163 (8.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
28 163 (8.87%) CRM

Data Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 276 (15.02%) SAS
2 37 (2.01%) Apache Spark
3 33 (1.80%) SharePoint
4 21 (1.14%) Apache Pig
5 15 (0.82%) JBoss
6 12 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
7 9 (0.49%) Confluence
8 7 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (0.38%) Node.js
9 6 (0.33%) NetWeaver
10 5 (0.27%) Tomcat
10 5 (0.27%) WebLogic
10 5 (0.27%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.22%) ArcGIS
11 4 (0.22%) Oracle Service Bus
11 4 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (0.22%) Tuxedo
11 4 (0.22%) WebSphere Application Server
12 3 (0.16%) Apache
13 2 (0.11%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 364 (19.80%) MS Excel
2 135 (7.34%) MS Office
3 87 (4.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 79 (4.30%) SPSS
5 46 (2.50%) MS Visio
6 30 (1.63%) Spreadsheet
7 9 (0.49%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.16%) Stata
9 1 (0.054%) DOC1
9 1 (0.054%) EViews
9 1 (0.054%) MS Project
9 1 (0.054%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 19 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 15 (0.82%) Adobe Campaign
3 15 (0.82%) Markit EDM
4 9 (0.49%) Maximo
5 8 (0.44%) FastStats
5 8 (0.44%) SAP MDM
6 7 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
7 6 (0.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 5 (0.27%) Eagle PACE
8 5 (0.27%) OpenText VIM for SAP
8 5 (0.27%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 5 (0.27%) SAP HR
9 4 (0.22%) SAP Business One
9 4 (0.22%) SAP FI
9 4 (0.22%) SAP FI/CO
9 4 (0.22%) SAP MM
9 4 (0.22%) SAP Payroll
9 4 (0.22%) SAP R/3
9 4 (0.22%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 45 (2.45%) Google Analytics
2 21 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (0.49%) Adobe Analytics
3 9 (0.49%) Google Tag Manager
4 7 (0.38%) GitHub
4 7 (0.38%) SaaS
5 6 (0.33%) SmartFocus
6 4 (0.22%) SuccessFactors
7 3 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (0.16%) Office 365
8 1 (0.054%) AdWords
8 1 (0.054%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 7 (0.38%) Internet
2 6 (0.33%) Multicast
2 6 (0.33%) TCP/IP
2 6 (0.33%) VoIP
2 6 (0.33%) Wireless
3 4 (0.22%) Converged Networks
3 4 (0.22%) Firewall
3 4 (0.22%) LAN
4 3 (0.16%) SMS
4 3 (0.16%) WAN
5 2 (0.11%) VPN
6 1 (0.054%) BIG-IP
6 1 (0.054%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (0.054%) DNS
6 1 (0.054%) FTP
6 1 (0.054%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.054%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (0.054%) RFID
6 1 (0.054%) SSL
6 1 (0.054%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 359 (19.53%) SQL Server
2 218 (11.86%) Data Warehouse
3 190 (10.34%) QlikView
4 186 (10.12%) Big Data
5 183 (9.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 163 (8.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 122 (6.64%) Data Mining
8 116 (6.31%) Relational Database
9 100 (5.44%) BusinessObjects
10 89 (4.84%) Hadoop
11 77 (4.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 64 (3.48%) MS Access
13 55 (2.99%) MongoDB
14 54 (2.94%) NoSQL
15 49 (2.67%) Crystal Reports
16 44 (2.39%) MySQL
17 43 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
18 37 (2.01%) SQL Server 2012
19 35 (1.90%) Spotfire
20 33 (1.80%) GIS
Development Applications
1 42 (2.29%) Talend Open Studio
2 25 (1.36%) JIRA
3 20 (1.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 19 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (0.71%) Jenkins
6 9 (0.49%) Eclipse
6 9 (0.49%) Git (software)
7 8 (0.44%) Visual Studio
8 7 (0.38%) Selenium
9 5 (0.27%) ERwin
9 5 (0.27%) Subversion
10 4 (0.22%) PVCS
11 2 (0.11%) MagicDraw
11 2 (0.11%) Oracle Forms
12 1 (0.054%) ClearCase
12 1 (0.054%) LabVIEW
12 1 (0.054%) Mercurial
General
1 560 (30.47%) Finance
2 285 (15.51%) Marketing
3 148 (8.05%) Banking
4 97 (5.28%) Retail
5 58 (3.16%) Telecoms
6 36 (1.96%) Legal
7 33 (1.80%) Games
8 32 (1.74%) Advertising
8 32 (1.74%) Front Office
8 32 (1.74%) Manufacturing
9 28 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
10 25 (1.36%) Automotive
10 25 (1.36%) Law
11 23 (1.25%) Electronics
11 23 (1.25%) Investment Banking
12 21 (1.14%) Back Office
12 21 (1.14%) Publishing
13 17 (0.92%) Spanish Language
14 12 (0.65%) Financial Institution
15 11 (0.60%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (2.61%) XML
2 39 (2.12%) HTML
3 35 (1.90%) .NET
4 21 (1.14%) D3.js
5 20 (1.09%) JSON
6 19 (1.03%) CSS
7 15 (0.82%) MDX
7 15 (0.82%) Web Services
8 14 (0.76%) ODBC
9 13 (0.71%) Spark Streaming
10 11 (0.60%) Middleware
11 10 (0.54%) NumPy
11 10 (0.54%) SciPy
12 8 (0.44%) Matplotlib
13 7 (0.38%) Spring XD
14 6 (0.33%) REST
15 5 (0.27%) ASP.NET
16 4 (0.22%) ActiveMQ
16 4 (0.22%) BAPI
16 4 (0.22%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 682 (37.11%) Analytical Skills
2 207 (11.26%) Visualisation
3 206 (11.21%) Mathematics
4 169 (9.19%) Statistics
5 132 (7.18%) Computer Science
6 115 (6.26%) Management Information System
7 86 (4.68%) Data Structures
8 85 (4.62%) Economics
9 54 (2.94%) Data Integration
10 45 (2.45%) Reference Data
11 43 (2.34%) Algorithms
12 39 (2.12%) Data Extraction
13 38 (2.07%) Hedge funds
14 32 (1.74%) Equities
15 30 (1.63%) Fixed Income
16 28 (1.52%) User Experience
17 27 (1.47%) Physics
18 24 (1.31%) FMCG
19 23 (1.25%) Derivative
20 20 (1.09%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 46 (2.50%) Windows
2 28 (1.52%) Unix
3 25 (1.36%) Linux
4 17 (0.92%) Apple iOS
5 13 (0.71%) Android
6 5 (0.27%) CentOS
7 3 (0.16%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.11%) AIX
8 2 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.11%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.11%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.11%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.054%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 562 (30.58%) Data Analysis
2 483 (26.28%) Business Intelligence
3 481 (26.17%) Analytics
4 303 (16.49%) Data Management
5 245 (13.33%) Data Modelling
6 220 (11.97%) ETL
7 216 (11.75%) Data Analytics
8 163 (8.87%) CRM
9 161 (8.76%) Data Governance
10 134 (7.29%) Agile Software Development
11 113 (6.15%) Business Analysis
12 107 (5.82%) Migration
13 102 (5.55%) Stakeholder Management
14 100 (5.44%) Data Visualisation
15 82 (4.46%) E-Commerce
16 76 (4.13%) Project Management
17 75 (4.08%) Data Cleansing
18 73 (3.97%) Data Migration
19 70 (3.81%) Asset Management
20 69 (3.75%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 1122 (61.04%) SQL
2 170 (9.25%) Python
3 166 (9.03%) R
4 156 (8.49%) T-SQL
5 153 (8.32%) VBA
6 59 (3.21%) Java
7 53 (2.88%) PL/SQL
8 51 (2.77%) JavaScript
9 42 (2.29%) C#
10 36 (1.96%) C++
11 35 (1.90%) MATLAB
12 30 (1.63%) C
13 26 (1.41%) VB
14 25 (1.36%) Scala
15 11 (0.60%) Perl
15 11 (0.60%) PHP
16 8 (0.44%) Julia
17 7 (0.38%) VB.NET
18 4 (0.22%) PowerShell
18 4 (0.22%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 411 (22.36%) Degree
2 40 (2.18%) Security Cleared
3 37 (2.01%) PhD
4 17 (0.92%) SC Cleared
5 13 (0.71%) CISA
5 13 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (0.60%) CCNA
7 11 (0.60%) PCI QSA
8 9 (0.49%) DV Cleared
9 7 (0.38%) MBA
9 7 (0.38%) MCSE
10 5 (0.27%) CCNP
11 4 (0.22%) ISEB
12 3 (0.16%) MCSA
13 2 (0.11%) ACCA
13 2 (0.11%) CCENT
13 2 (0.11%) CIMA
13 2 (0.11%) CISSP
13 2 (0.11%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 285 (15.51%) Data Quality
2 72 (3.92%) QA
3 43 (2.34%) SLA
4 16 (0.87%) EMIR
5 12 (0.65%) Dodd-Frank
6 11 (0.60%) FATCA
7 8 (0.44%) PCI DSS
8 7 (0.38%) MiFID
9 4 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.22%) Solvency II
9 4 (0.22%) SSAE 16
10 3 (0.16%) COREP
10 3 (0.16%) FINREP
11 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 1 (0.054%) CRD IV
12 1 (0.054%) ISO27002
12 1 (0.054%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 10 (0.54%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.33%) vSphere
4 3 (0.16%) HDFS
5 2 (0.11%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.11%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.054%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 7 (0.38%) Oracle EDQ
1 7 (0.38%) Puppet
2 3 (0.16%) Thomson Reuters DACS
2 3 (0.16%) ZENworks
3 2 (0.11%) CA Wily
3 2 (0.11%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (0.11%) EnCase
3 2 (0.11%) FTK
3 2 (0.11%) SCCM
3 2 (0.11%) SCOM
3 2 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.054%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.054%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.054%) Oozie
Vendors
1 320 (17.41%) Microsoft
2 204 (11.10%) Oracle
3 184 (10.01%) Tableau
4 128 (6.96%) SAP
5 74 (4.03%) Informatica
6 66 (3.59%) Cognos
7 63 (3.43%) Google
8 42 (2.29%) Talend
9 32 (1.74%) MicroStrategy
10 31 (1.69%) Teradata
11 26 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
12 25 (1.36%) IBM
13 23 (1.25%) Adobe
14 21 (1.14%) Ab Initio
15 20 (1.09%) Bloomberg
15 20 (1.09%) TIBCO
16 16 (0.87%) Splunk
17 15 (0.82%) Cloudera
18 14 (0.76%) Trillium
19 13 (0.71%) ESRI
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + Benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
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Salary: From £17,000 to £21,000 per annum + 25 days Holiday + Great career pro
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £ excellent
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £3000 - £34000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Colchester, Essex
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
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Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ITF Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £34000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + fantastic benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £23000 - £30000 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £20000 - £32500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £20k - 30k per year + Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
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Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + 25 days Holiday + Great career pro
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Salary: From £0 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum
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London
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City, London
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Southampton, Hampshire
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London
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London
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