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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analyst
Rank 329 373 362
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Analyst 926 821 797
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.84% 0.68% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 0.72% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 747 682 638
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,350 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,694 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-0.59% +8.98%

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
104696 113578 106402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.59% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 85538 92124 88516
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 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +39 892 £40,000 +6.66% 160
London +42 443 £45,000 +12.50% 78
South East +60 162 £36,500 +4.28% 28
City of London +49 126 £43,750 +1.74% 36
Yorkshire +4 67 £32,000 +21.90% 14
North West +43 64 £32,000 +16.36% 8
West Yorkshire +19 56 £32,000 +39.13% 11
South West -26 52 £35,000 -9.09% 16
Berkshire +29 48 £28,000 -16.41% 3
Leeds +14 45 £32,000 +42.22% 7
East of England +10 44 £36,500 +12.30% 4
West Midlands -34 38 £29,000 -27.50% 7
Surrey +33 37 £45,000 +33.33% 5
Manchester +23 33 £34,500 +25.45% 6
Cheshire +31 23 £27,500 -26.66%
Oxfordshire +29 23 £31,500 -25.88% 4
Scotland +21 21 £32,500 - 8
Bristol -7 21 £30,000 -26.82% 5
Buckinghamshire -1 20 £32,000 -2.70% 5
East Midlands +25 18 £31,000 -17.33% 4
Milton Keynes -5 18 £32,250 -4.44% 3
Hampshire -6 18 £42,500 +13.33% 4
Gloucestershire -8 15 £40,000 +1.91% 3
Kent +19 14 £45,000 +33.33% 2
Oxford +15 13 £44,500 +25.35% 1
Edinburgh +14 13 £32,500 -7.14% 5
Essex +10 13 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Warrington +19 12 £27,500 -4.34%
Reading +6 12 £28,000 +5.66%
Nottingham +6 12 £31,000 +3.33% 3

Data Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1027 (57.86%) SQL
2 625 (35.21%) Data Analysis
3 581 (32.73%) Analytical Skills
4 519 (29.24%) Finance
5 465 (26.20%) Business Intelligence
6 457 (25.75%) Analytics
7 430 (24.23%) MS Excel
8 425 (23.94%) Degree
9 410 (23.10%) SQL Server
10 370 (20.85%) Microsoft
11 302 (17.01%) Marketing
12 279 (15.72%) Data Warehouse
13 267 (15.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 258 (14.54%) SAS
15 256 (14.42%) Data Modelling
16 226 (12.73%) Oracle
17 220 (12.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 211 (11.89%) Data Management
19 201 (11.32%) ETL
20 194 (10.93%) VBA
21 180 (10.14%) Banking
22 169 (9.52%) Mathematics
23 168 (9.46%) R
24 164 (9.24%) Data Mining
25 155 (8.73%) CRM
26 147 (8.28%) T-SQL
27 146 (8.23%) Visualisation
28 139 (7.83%) Statistics
29 133 (7.49%) SPSS
30 131 (7.38%) Relational Database

Data Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 258 (14.54%) SAS
2 33 (1.86%) SharePoint
3 16 (0.90%) Oracle Coherence
4 15 (0.85%) Apache Pig
5 10 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (0.56%) MS Exchange
6 9 (0.51%) CMS
6 9 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (0.34%) Apache Spark
8 5 (0.28%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.17%) ArcGIS
9 3 (0.17%) Apache
9 3 (0.17%) Node.js
9 3 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.11%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.056%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.056%) Lync
11 1 (0.056%) Smallworld
11 1 (0.056%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.056%) JBoss
Applications
1 430 (24.23%) MS Excel
2 133 (7.49%) SPSS
3 122 (6.87%) MS Office
4 70 (3.94%) MS PowerPoint
5 40 (2.25%) Spreadsheet
6 22 (1.24%) FastStats
7 16 (0.90%) PowerPivot
8 15 (0.85%) MS Visio
9 6 (0.34%) MS Project
10 5 (0.28%) Stata
11 4 (0.23%) S-PLUS
12 2 (0.11%) EViews
12 2 (0.11%) GNU Octave
13 1 (0.056%) Vensim
13 1 (0.056%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 27 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.85%) Dynamics NAV
3 12 (0.68%) Dynamics GP
3 12 (0.68%) Oracle General Ledger
4 9 (0.51%) SAP ERP
5 8 (0.45%) Markit EDM
5 8 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 7 (0.39%) SAP MDM
7 6 (0.34%) Eagle PACE
7 6 (0.34%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 6 (0.34%) Unica
7 6 (0.34%) Radian6
8 5 (0.28%) Cognos TM1
9 4 (0.23%) SAP PM
10 3 (0.17%) Movex
10 3 (0.17%) Infor M3
11 2 (0.11%) Oracle FAH
11 2 (0.11%) SAP BPC
11 2 (0.11%) Towers Watson Igloo
11 2 (0.11%) Cognos Planning
Cloud Services
1 75 (4.23%) Google Analytics
2 29 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
4 14 (0.79%) Amazon EMR
5 13 (0.73%) Amazon S3
6 9 (0.51%) SaaS
7 8 (0.45%) Silverpop
8 7 (0.39%) Adobe Analytics
9 5 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.23%) SmartFocus
11 1 (0.056%) Office 365
11 1 (0.056%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 12 (0.68%) TCP/IP
2 11 (0.62%) FTP
3 9 (0.51%) VPN
3 9 (0.51%) Internet
4 7 (0.39%) Broadband
4 7 (0.39%) WAN
5 6 (0.34%) VoIP
5 6 (0.34%) LAN
5 6 (0.34%) HTTP
5 6 (0.34%) Firewall
6 5 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (0.28%) Wireless
6 5 (0.28%) IP Telephony
6 5 (0.28%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (0.23%) BGP
7 4 (0.23%) DSL
7 4 (0.23%) SAN
7 4 (0.23%) Intranet
7 4 (0.23%) DNS
8 3 (0.17%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 410 (23.10%) SQL Server
2 279 (15.72%) Data Warehouse
3 267 (15.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 220 (12.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 164 (9.24%) Data Mining
6 131 (7.38%) Relational Database
7 127 (7.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 94 (5.30%) MS Access
9 89 (5.01%) Big Data
10 86 (4.85%) QlikView
11 70 (3.94%) Hadoop
12 65 (3.66%) SQL Server 2008
13 54 (3.04%) Crystal Reports
14 52 (2.93%) SQL Server 2012
15 49 (2.76%) MySQL
16 43 (2.42%) Oracle BI EE
17 40 (2.25%) RDBMS
18 34 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
18 34 (1.92%) MongoDB
19 28 (1.58%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (0.85%) Visual Studio
2 14 (0.79%) Git (software)
3 13 (0.73%) Jenkins
3 13 (0.73%) Yeoman
4 10 (0.56%) Toad
5 9 (0.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 9 (0.51%) Talend Open Studio
6 7 (0.39%) ERwin
6 7 (0.39%) JIRA
7 3 (0.17%) LabVIEW
7 3 (0.17%) PowerDesigner
7 3 (0.17%) Eclipse
7 3 (0.17%) Maven
7 3 (0.17%) Hudson
8 2 (0.11%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.11%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.056%) Selenium
9 1 (0.056%) LSMW
9 1 (0.056%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.056%) MSTest
General
1 519 (29.24%) Finance
2 302 (17.01%) Marketing
3 180 (10.14%) Banking
4 124 (6.99%) Retail
5 71 (4.00%) Telecoms
6 35 (1.97%) Investment Banking
7 29 (1.63%) Financial Institution
7 29 (1.63%) Legal
8 27 (1.52%) Manufacturing
9 26 (1.46%) Advertising
10 22 (1.24%) Games
10 22 (1.24%) Billing
11 16 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
12 15 (0.85%) Back Office
13 13 (0.73%) Publishing
13 13 (0.73%) Retail Banking
14 12 (0.68%) General Ledger
15 11 (0.62%) Polish Language
15 11 (0.62%) Automotive
15 11 (0.62%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (3.89%) .NET
2 46 (2.59%) HTML
3 32 (1.80%) Web Services
4 27 (1.52%) XML
5 26 (1.46%) ASP.NET
6 19 (1.07%) D3.js
7 16 (0.90%) CSS
8 15 (0.85%) SciPy
9 14 (0.79%) Pandas
10 13 (0.73%) scikit-learn
10 13 (0.73%) Cascalog
10 13 (0.73%) Natural Language Processing
11 11 (0.62%) MDX
11 11 (0.62%) jQuery
11 11 (0.62%) EDI
11 11 (0.62%) Middleware
12 6 (0.34%) NumPy
12 6 (0.34%) .NET Framework
13 4 (0.23%) JSON
13 4 (0.23%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 581 (32.73%) Analytical Skills
2 169 (9.52%) Mathematics
3 146 (8.23%) Visualisation
4 139 (7.83%) Statistics
5 94 (5.30%) Management Information System
6 93 (5.24%) Computer Science
7 66 (3.72%) Data Structures
8 60 (3.38%) Data Extraction
9 58 (3.27%) Reference Data
10 40 (2.25%) Algorithms
11 36 (2.03%) Economics
12 30 (1.69%) Data Integration
13 21 (1.18%) Credit Risk
14 20 (1.13%) NHS
15 17 (0.96%) Social Media
16 16 (0.90%) Physics
16 16 (0.90%) Fixed Income
17 15 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
17 15 (0.85%) User Experience
18 14 (0.79%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 68 (3.83%) Windows
2 40 (2.25%) Linux
3 36 (2.03%) UNIX
4 17 (0.96%) Windows 7
5 15 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (0.45%) CentOS
7 7 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (0.34%) Debian
8 6 (0.34%) AIX
9 5 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.28%) Android
9 5 (0.28%) Windows 8
10 4 (0.23%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.11%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.11%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.056%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.056%) VMS
13 1 (0.056%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 625 (35.21%) Data Analysis
2 465 (26.20%) Business Intelligence
3 457 (25.75%) Analytics
4 256 (14.42%) Data Modelling
5 211 (11.89%) Data Management
6 201 (11.32%) ETL
7 155 (8.73%) CRM
8 124 (6.99%) Business Analysis
9 83 (4.68%) Migration
10 79 (4.45%) Statistical Analysis
10 79 (4.45%) Data Governance
11 78 (4.39%) Agile Software Development
12 77 (4.34%) Project Management
13 69 (3.89%) E-Commerce
14 66 (3.72%) Data Migration
15 65 (3.66%) Data Architecture
15 65 (3.66%) Data Analytics
16 63 (3.55%) Validation
17 61 (3.44%) Data Mapping
18 51 (2.87%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1027 (57.86%) SQL
2 194 (10.93%) VBA
3 168 (9.46%) R
4 147 (8.28%) T-SQL
5 120 (6.76%) Python
6 58 (3.27%) MATLAB
7 54 (3.04%) Java
7 54 (3.04%) C#
8 51 (2.87%) JavaScript
9 34 (1.92%) VB
10 28 (1.58%) Perl
10 28 (1.58%) C
11 27 (1.52%) PL/SQL
12 22 (1.24%) PHP
13 20 (1.13%) Bash Shell
14 15 (0.85%) PowerShell
15 13 (0.73%) Clojure
16 12 (0.68%) C++
17 9 (0.51%) VB.NET
17 9 (0.51%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 425 (23.94%) Degree
2 22 (1.24%) PhD
3 20 (1.13%) Security Cleared
4 18 (1.01%) SC Cleared
5 16 (0.90%) ISEB
6 11 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (0.62%) CCNA
7 8 (0.45%) CISA
8 7 (0.39%) ISTQB
8 7 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (0.34%) ECDL
9 6 (0.34%) CCNP
10 5 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.23%) MCSE
12 3 (0.17%) MCSA
12 3 (0.17%) MCP
12 3 (0.17%) HND
12 3 (0.17%) CCDA
12 3 (0.17%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (4.62%) QA
2 70 (3.94%) Data Quality
3 32 (1.80%) SLA
4 5 (0.28%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.23%) COREP
5 4 (0.23%) FINREP
5 4 (0.23%) ISO 14001
5 4 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.23%) MiFID
5 4 (0.23%) EMIR
5 4 (0.23%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.11%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.056%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.056%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (0.73%) VirtualBox
3 9 (0.51%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.23%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.11%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 2 (0.11%) vSphere
5 2 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.11%) HDFS
6 1 (0.056%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 13 (0.73%) Vagrant
2 5 (0.28%) Oracle EDQ
2 5 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.28%) Tivoli
3 3 (0.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (0.17%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (0.11%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (0.11%) Nagios
4 2 (0.11%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (0.11%) SCOM
4 2 (0.11%) Cacti
5 1 (0.056%) SCCM
5 1 (0.056%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.056%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.056%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.056%) SCSM
Vendors
1 370 (20.85%) Microsoft
2 226 (12.73%) Oracle
3 126 (7.10%) Tableau
4 109 (6.14%) SAP
5 94 (5.30%) Business Objects
6 82 (4.62%) Google
7 66 (3.72%) Cognos
8 49 (2.76%) Teradata
9 27 (1.52%) IBM
10 26 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
11 25 (1.41%) Omniture
12 24 (1.35%) Informatica
13 18 (1.01%) MicroStrategy
13 18 (1.01%) Cisco
14 15 (0.85%) Trillium
14 15 (0.85%) DataFlux
14 15 (0.85%) VMware
15 14 (0.79%) JD Edwards
16 12 (0.68%) Sage
16 12 (0.68%) Epicor
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Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Pesaro
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newtownards, County Down
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
KDR
Salary: £4000 - £5500 per annum + Bonus + pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £24500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £50,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £42000 - £52000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Intapeople
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - 50,000 + excellent bonus package
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Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
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Salary: £22000.00 - £26000 per annum
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
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London
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London
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London
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