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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Analyst
UK
Rank 334 307 373
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +66
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Analyst 733 1021 821
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.87% 1.01% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 1.05% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 631 834 650
Median salary £35,000 £39,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.25% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median 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
80929 97392 101732
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.33% 96.45% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 67146 81719 84044
Median salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 21 February 2017 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 21 February 2017. 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 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 -32 676 £35,000 -12.50% 114
London -52 288 £40,000 -5.88% 49
South East +36 139 £32,500 -13.33% 19
North West -20 66 £33,000 +15.78% 14
City of London +1 64 £39,000 -8.23% 14
West Midlands +14 43 £26,250 -30.92% 3
East of England +27 41 £34,000 +13.33% 12
Berkshire +20 38 £28,500 -32.94% 1
Yorkshire -3 37 £35,000 +2.94% 11
Surrey +52 35 £42,500 +13.33% 6
East Midlands +4 33 £35,000 +9.37% 2
West Yorkshire +12 32 £35,000 -17.64% 5
Scotland +34 26 £35,000 -6.66% 6
Manchester -31 26 £34,750 -0.71% 4
Leeds +9 23 £35,000 - 5
South West -7 23 £37,500 +17.18% 4
Merseyside +20 22 £40,000 +45.45%
Hertfordshire +23 20 £35,000 +25.00% 3
Liverpool +25 19 £43,750 +59.09%
Birmingham +19 18 £26,250 -4.54% 3
Edinburgh +17 17 £32,500 -45.83% 4
Bristol +5 17 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Oxfordshire +19 16 £32,500 -45.83% 4
West Sussex +19 16 £35,000 +79.48% 1
Northamptonshire +19 13 £43,000 +72.00% 1
Oxford +18 13 £33,750 -43.75% 4
Egham - 13 - -
Reading +38 12 £28,000 -33.33% 1
Kent +16 12 £22,500 -30.76%
Hampshire -1 12 £25,500 -15.00% 4

Data Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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.

1 949 (63.39%) SQL
2 519 (34.67%) Data Analysis
3 476 (31.80%) Analytical Skills
4 455 (30.39%) Finance
5 407 (27.19%) MS Excel
6 391 (26.12%) Analytics
7 385 (25.72%) Business Intelligence
8 323 (21.58%) SQL Server
9 309 (20.64%) Microsoft
10 283 (18.90%) Degree
11 207 (13.83%) Data Quality
12 205 (13.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 198 (13.23%) Mathematics
14 192 (12.83%) SAS
15 191 (12.76%) Data Modelling
16 188 (12.56%) Data Warehouse
17 183 (12.22%) Marketing
18 178 (11.89%) Tableau
19 171 (11.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 162 (10.82%) T-SQL
21 149 (9.95%) Data Analytics
22 148 (9.89%) Statistics
23 147 (9.82%) VBA
24 146 (9.75%) Data Management
25 141 (9.42%) ETL
26 134 (8.95%) Oracle
27 131 (8.75%) CRM
28 125 (8.35%) MS Office
29 118 (7.88%) Python
30 111 (7.41%) Retail

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
1 192 (12.83%) SAS
2 27 (1.80%) SharePoint
3 11 (0.73%) Apache Pig
4 10 (0.67%) Apache Spark
5 9 (0.60%) Confluence
6 6 (0.40%) Apache
7 5 (0.33%) ArcGIS
8 4 (0.27%) Jupyter
8 4 (0.27%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.27%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.20%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.13%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.067%) CMS
11 1 (0.067%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.067%) Mule
Applications
1 407 (27.19%) MS Excel
2 125 (8.35%) MS Office
3 70 (4.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 67 (4.48%) SPSS
5 22 (1.47%) Spreadsheet
6 15 (1.00%) MS Visio
7 7 (0.47%) MS Project
8 4 (0.27%) EngageOne
8 4 (0.27%) Stata
9 3 (0.20%) Simulink
10 1 (0.067%) EViews
10 1 (0.067%) Weka
Business Applications
1 26 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (1.40%) FastStats
3 9 (0.60%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 8 (0.53%) Markit EDM
5 7 (0.47%) WebTrends
6 5 (0.33%) Adobe Campaign
6 5 (0.33%) SAP CO
6 5 (0.33%) SAP FI
6 5 (0.33%) SAP FI/CO
7 4 (0.27%) Oracle HRMS
8 3 (0.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 3 (0.20%) Eloqua
8 3 (0.20%) NetSuite
8 3 (0.20%) OpenText VIM for SAP
8 3 (0.20%) PeopleSoft HRMS
8 3 (0.20%) Raiser's Edge
8 3 (0.20%) SAP MDG
8 3 (0.20%) SAP MDM
8 3 (0.20%) SAP MM
8 3 (0.20%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 65 (4.34%) Google Analytics
2 12 (0.80%) Adobe Analytics
2 12 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (0.47%) AdWords
5 5 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (0.27%) Taleo
7 3 (0.20%) Google Tag Manager
8 2 (0.13%) Firebase
9 1 (0.067%) AdSense
9 1 (0.067%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.067%) Boomi
9 1 (0.067%) SaaS
9 1 (0.067%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.07%) LDAP
2 6 (0.40%) Internet
2 6 (0.40%) Multicast
2 6 (0.40%) TCP/IP
3 5 (0.33%) Network Security
4 4 (0.27%) Firewall
4 4 (0.27%) SMS
5 3 (0.20%) Intranet
5 3 (0.20%) MPLS
6 2 (0.13%) BGP
6 2 (0.13%) FTP
6 2 (0.13%) LAN
6 2 (0.13%) Wireless
7 1 (0.067%) DNS
7 1 (0.067%) GPRS
7 1 (0.067%) GSM
7 1 (0.067%) ISDN
7 1 (0.067%) PSTN
7 1 (0.067%) UMTS
7 1 (0.067%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 323 (21.58%) SQL Server
2 205 (13.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 188 (12.56%) Data Warehouse
4 171 (11.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 95 (6.35%) QlikView
6 91 (6.08%) MS Access
7 87 (5.81%) Big Data
8 83 (5.54%) MySQL
9 80 (5.34%) Relational Database
10 73 (4.88%) Power BI
11 72 (4.81%) Data Mining
12 69 (4.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 59 (3.94%) BusinessObjects
14 55 (3.67%) Hadoop
15 43 (2.87%) SQL Server 2012
16 38 (2.54%) SQL Server 2008
17 25 (1.67%) Spotfire
18 24 (1.60%) Crystal Reports
19 21 (1.40%) NoSQL
20 18 (1.20%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 16 (1.07%) JIRA
2 13 (0.87%) LSMW
2 13 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (0.87%) Visual Studio
3 8 (0.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (0.27%) PowerBuilder
4 4 (0.27%) Talend Open Studio
5 3 (0.20%) Toad
6 2 (0.13%) ERwin
6 2 (0.13%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.067%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.067%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.067%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.067%) RStudio
7 1 (0.067%) Selenium
7 1 (0.067%) Visual Website Optimizer
7 1 (0.067%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.067%) XMLSpy
General
1 455 (30.39%) Finance
2 183 (12.22%) Marketing
3 111 (7.41%) Retail
4 93 (6.21%) Banking
5 63 (4.21%) Legal
6 32 (2.14%) Advertising
7 29 (1.94%) Telecoms
8 26 (1.74%) Games
8 26 (1.74%) Investment Banking
9 25 (1.67%) Automotive
10 21 (1.40%) Law
11 19 (1.27%) Manufacturing
12 17 (1.14%) Billing
12 17 (1.14%) Publishing
13 8 (0.53%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.40%) Front Office
15 5 (0.33%) Music Industry
15 5 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.27%) Mandarin Language
16 4 (0.27%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (2.67%) XML
2 23 (1.54%) .NET
3 17 (1.14%) MDX
4 16 (1.07%) HTML
4 16 (1.07%) SailPoint
5 11 (0.73%) Pandas
6 10 (0.67%) Web Services
7 7 (0.47%) CSS
8 6 (0.40%) EDI
9 5 (0.33%) ASP.NET
10 4 (0.27%) Google Maps API
11 3 (0.20%) D3.js
12 2 (0.13%) Apache Flex
12 2 (0.13%) JSON
12 2 (0.13%) Mason
12 2 (0.13%) SciPy
13 1 (0.067%) Ajax
13 1 (0.067%) DAO
13 1 (0.067%) Hibernate
13 1 (0.067%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 476 (31.80%) Analytical Skills
2 97 (6.48%) Computer Science
3 90 (6.01%) Management Information System
4 49 (3.27%) Data Structures
5 36 (2.40%) FMCG
6 31 (2.07%) Reference Data
7 30 (2.00%) Algorithms
8 25 (1.67%) Mobile App
9 24 (1.60%) Fixed Income
10 21 (1.40%) Social Media
11 17 (1.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 15 (1.00%) Equities
13 14 (0.94%) Data Centre
14 11 (0.73%) iPad
14 11 (0.73%) User Experience
15 10 (0.67%) Credit Risk
15 10 (0.67%) Fintech
16 9 (0.60%) Driving Licence
17 8 (0.53%) NHS
17 8 (0.53%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 31 (2.07%) Linux
2 22 (1.47%) Windows
3 10 (0.67%) Unix
4 7 (0.47%) Windows 7
5 5 (0.33%) AIX
6 4 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (0.27%) Windows Vista
6 4 (0.27%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.067%) Solaris
7 1 (0.067%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 519 (34.67%) Data Analysis
2 391 (26.12%) Analytics
3 385 (25.72%) Business Intelligence
4 198 (13.23%) Mathematics
5 191 (12.76%) Data Modelling
6 149 (9.95%) Data Analytics
7 148 (9.89%) Statistics
8 146 (9.75%) Data Management
9 141 (9.42%) ETL
10 131 (8.75%) CRM
11 99 (6.61%) Visualisation
12 90 (6.01%) Agile Software Development
13 87 (5.81%) Stakeholder Management
14 84 (5.61%) Migration
15 74 (4.94%) Data Cleansing
15 74 (4.94%) Data Migration
16 69 (4.61%) E-Commerce
17 56 (3.74%) Statistical Analysis
18 50 (3.34%) Risk Management
19 49 (3.27%) Economics
Programming Languages
1 949 (63.39%) SQL
2 162 (10.82%) T-SQL
3 147 (9.82%) VBA
4 118 (7.88%) Python
5 95 (6.35%) R
6 51 (3.41%) Java
7 48 (3.21%) PL/SQL
8 35 (2.34%) C#
8 35 (2.34%) VB
9 33 (2.20%) MATLAB
10 28 (1.87%) JavaScript
11 27 (1.80%) PHP
12 18 (1.20%) PowerShell
13 16 (1.07%) BeanShell
14 15 (1.00%) C++
15 13 (0.87%) ABAP
16 12 (0.80%) Perl
17 7 (0.47%) Ruby
18 6 (0.40%) C
19 5 (0.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 283 (18.90%) Degree
2 15 (1.00%) CISA
2 15 (1.00%) ISEB
3 14 (0.94%) PCI QSA
3 14 (0.94%) Security Cleared
4 12 (0.80%) SC Cleared
5 11 (0.73%) PhD
6 7 (0.47%) MCSA
6 7 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (0.33%) CCNA
8 5 (0.33%) CFA
8 5 (0.33%) DBS Check
9 4 (0.27%) CCENT
9 4 (0.27%) ISEB Practitioner
9 4 (0.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (0.27%) MCSE
10 3 (0.20%) ACCA
10 3 (0.20%) CIMA
10 3 (0.20%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 207 (13.83%) Data Quality
2 41 (2.74%) QA
3 36 (2.40%) SLA
4 30 (2.00%) PCI DSS
5 25 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (0.53%) ISO22301
7 5 (0.33%) Solvency II
8 4 (0.27%) IAS 39
8 4 (0.27%) IFRS
8 4 (0.27%) IFRS 9
9 3 (0.20%) Actionable Recommendations
10 1 (0.067%) CDISC
10 1 (0.067%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.067%) EMIR
10 1 (0.067%) FATCA
10 1 (0.067%) GMP
10 1 (0.067%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.067%) MiFID
10 1 (0.067%) UCITS
System Software
1 27 (1.80%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (0.40%) vSphere
3 3 (0.20%) Firmware
4 2 (0.13%) XenApp
5 1 (0.067%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.067%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.067%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (0.067%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 8 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.20%) Control-M
3 2 (0.13%) OPNET
3 2 (0.13%) SCCM
3 2 (0.13%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.067%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.067%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.067%) QRadar
Vendors
1 309 (20.64%) Microsoft
2 178 (11.89%) Tableau
3 134 (8.95%) Oracle
4 79 (5.28%) Google
5 58 (3.87%) SAP
6 36 (2.40%) Cognos
6 36 (2.40%) Salesforce.com
7 22 (1.47%) Informatica
8 21 (1.40%) IBM
9 20 (1.34%) Teradata
10 18 (1.20%) Bloomberg
11 17 (1.14%) Alteryx
12 15 (1.00%) MicroStrategy
13 14 (0.94%) Adobe
13 14 (0.94%) Reuters
14 12 (0.80%) Actimize
14 12 (0.80%) Coremetrics
15 11 (0.73%) Cisco
15 11 (0.73%) Trillium
16 10 (0.67%) Sybase
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 44 minutes ago
Broxbourne, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Torquay, Devon
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £30k plus benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £22000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000.00 per annum + pension + healthcare + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus and full benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Churchill Frank
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Churchill Frank
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hanover Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Hudson IT
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Churchill Frank
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £26,000 per annum + bonuses + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Flexi-time + a range of benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Anthony James Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Source Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £30573 - £42797 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £000001 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
set2recruit
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum £35k - £45k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £30000.00 - £36000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago