The table below looks at the statistics for the Research Analyst role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Research Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Research Analyst
Rank 878 875 876
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Research Analyst 14 21 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.019% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.020% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 14 20 8
Average salary £27,250 £28,000 £34,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.67% -19.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,200 £20,000 £32,200
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £24,500 £27,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-9.25% -22.85%

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
101979 105886 103172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 83486 85576 86253
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Research Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Research Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Research Analyst
Salary Trend

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

Research Analyst Salary Trend in the UK

Research Analyst
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Research Analyst over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 within the UK.

Research Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Research Analyst
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Research Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 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 +4 14 £27,250 -2.67% 4
South East -4 8 £24,500 -13.27%
Berkshire - 7 £24,500 -
London +38 5 £50,000 +78.57% 4
City of London +11 3 £50,000 +78.57% 1
Reading - 3 £19,000 -
West Midlands -29 1 £55,000 +29.41%
Thatcham - 1 £27,000 -
Surrey - 1 £27,500 -
Warwickshire - 1 £55,000 -

Research Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Research 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 Research Analyst in their job title.

1 8 (29.63%) Finance
2 7 (25.93%) SQL
2 7 (25.93%) Marketing
2 7 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (22.22%) Banking
3 6 (22.22%) SaaS
3 6 (22.22%) Internet
4 5 (18.52%) Data Analysis
4 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (18.52%) Google
4 5 (18.52%) Analytics
5 4 (14.81%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (14.81%) Cyber Security
5 4 (14.81%) Degree
5 4 (14.81%) Reverse Engineering
5 4 (14.81%) Social Media
5 4 (14.81%) Front Office
6 3 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (11.11%) Data Quality
6 3 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (11.11%) Force.com
6 3 (11.11%) QA
7 2 (7.41%) Time Management
7 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (7.41%) Statistical Analysis
7 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (7.41%) Digital Media
7 2 (7.41%) Big Data
7 2 (7.41%) Big Data Analytics
7 2 (7.41%) Marketing Strategy

Research Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Research 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 Research Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Office
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 6 (22.22%) SaaS
2 3 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (11.11%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.41%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (7.41%) Big Data
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
General
1 8 (29.63%) Finance
2 7 (25.93%) Marketing
3 6 (22.22%) Banking
4 4 (14.81%) Front Office
5 2 (7.41%) Investment Banking
5 2 (7.41%) Automotive
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.81%) Social Media
2 4 (14.81%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (7.41%) Internet of Things
3 2 (7.41%) Digital Media
3 2 (7.41%) Equities
4 1 (3.70%) Derivative
4 1 (3.70%) Statistics
4 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.70%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) UNIX
1 2 (7.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) Data Analysis
1 5 (18.52%) Analytics
2 4 (14.81%) Cyber Security
2 4 (14.81%) Reverse Engineering
3 2 (7.41%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (7.41%) Video Analytics
3 2 (7.41%) Marketing Strategy
3 2 (7.41%) Big Data Analytics
3 2 (7.41%) Strategic Planning
3 2 (7.41%) Statistical Analysis
3 2 (7.41%) Time Management
3 2 (7.41%) B2B
3 2 (7.41%) Project Management
4 1 (3.70%) SEO
4 1 (3.70%) Business Continuity
4 1 (3.70%) Customer Insight
4 1 (3.70%) Market Research
4 1 (3.70%) Equity Research
4 1 (3.70%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
2 2 (7.41%) VBA
3 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) PhD
2 1 (3.70%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
1 3 (11.11%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Google
2 3 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
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