The table below looks at the statistics for the Market 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 Market Data Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Market Data Analyst
Rank 928 952 987
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Market Data Analyst 20 19 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.017% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.018% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 17 16 12
Average salary £57,500 £65,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.53% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,000 £45,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary - £45,000 -

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
99438 106716 115504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.25% 96.46% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 83514 87039 93609
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Market Data Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Market Data Analyst in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Market Data Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Market Data Analyst
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Market Data Analyst within the UK.

Market Data Analyst Salary Trend in the UK

Market Data Analyst
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Market Data Analyst over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 within the UK.

Market Data Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Market Data Analyst
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Market Data Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 30 April 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
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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
London +13 19 £57,500 -11.53% 3
England +9 19 £57,500 -11.53% 3
City of London +44 4 £45,000 -30.76% 1
Scotland -6 1 - -

Market Data Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Market 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 Market Data Analyst in their job title.

1 16 (44.44%) Finance
2 11 (30.56%) Unix
2 11 (30.56%) QA
3 10 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (27.78%) SQL
3 10 (27.78%) Degree
4 8 (22.22%) Reuters
4 8 (22.22%) Bloomberg
5 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (19.44%) Low Latency
6 6 (16.67%) Sun
6 6 (16.67%) Front Office
6 6 (16.67%) Perl
6 6 (16.67%) Linux
7 5 (13.89%) Windows
7 5 (13.89%) Derivative
7 5 (13.89%) Fixed Income
7 5 (13.89%) Equities
7 5 (13.89%) Data Quality
7 5 (13.89%) Electronic Trading
8 4 (11.11%) Investment Management
8 4 (11.11%) Software Delivery
8 4 (11.11%) 3000 Xtra
8 4 (11.11%) Banking
8 4 (11.11%) RMDS
8 4 (11.11%) Computer Science
9 3 (8.33%) Data Modelling
9 3 (8.33%) VBA
9 3 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (8.33%) Waterfall

Market Data Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Market 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 Market Data Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 4 (11.11%) 3000 Xtra
1 4 (11.11%) RMDS
2 2 (5.56%) Eikon
2 2 (5.56%) ION MarketView
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.78%) DNS
2 1 (2.78%) LAN
2 1 (2.78%) Multicast
2 1 (2.78%) VoIP
2 1 (2.78%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) DTS
2 1 (2.78%) Tick Data
General
1 16 (44.44%) Finance
2 6 (16.67%) Front Office
3 4 (11.11%) Banking
4 2 (5.56%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.89%) Derivative
2 5 (13.89%) Equities
2 5 (13.89%) Fixed Income
3 4 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 3 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.78%) Hedge funds
5 1 (2.78%) iPad
5 1 (2.78%) iPhone
5 1 (2.78%) Reference Data
5 1 (2.78%) Statistics
5 1 (2.78%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 11 (30.56%) Unix
2 6 (16.67%) Linux
3 5 (13.89%) Windows
4 1 (2.78%) Android
4 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (19.44%) Low Latency
2 5 (13.89%) Electronic Trading
3 4 (11.11%) Investment Management
3 4 (11.11%) Software Delivery
4 3 (8.33%) Data Modelling
4 3 (8.33%) Waterfall
5 2 (5.56%) Change Control
5 2 (5.56%) Data Analysis
5 2 (5.56%) ITIL
6 1 (2.78%) KYC
6 1 (2.78%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.78%) Process Improvement
6 1 (2.78%) SDLC
6 1 (2.78%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.78%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.78%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.78%) SQL
2 6 (16.67%) Perl
3 3 (8.33%) VBA
4 1 (2.78%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (27.78%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (30.56%) QA
2 5 (13.89%) Data Quality
3 3 (8.33%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 8 (22.22%) Bloomberg
1 8 (22.22%) Reuters
2 6 (16.67%) Sun
3 2 (5.56%) FactSet
3 2 (5.56%) ION Trading
4 1 (2.78%) Cisco
4 1 (2.78%) Fidessa
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.78%) Murex
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