The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Research Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Research Analyst
Rank 885 938 961
Rank change year-on-year
+53 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Research Analyst 14 39 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.036% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.037% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 13 26 20
Median salary £38,447 £45,000 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.56% -16.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £29,250 £26,350
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £21,000 £28,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-26.31% -48.18%

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
92868 105229 112076
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.21% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 78150 87307 90374
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Research Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 28 August 2016 within the UK.

Research Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Research Analyst
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Research Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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 +41 14 £38,447 -14.56% 4
London +20 9 £41,750 -7.22% 3
South East +30 5 £21,000 -26.31%
West Sussex - 4 £21,000 -
Gatwick - 4 £21,000 -
Ealing - 3 £45,000 -
City of London +51 2 £41,750 -16.50% 1
Kingston Upon Thames +1 2 £38,447 +1.00% 1
Middlesex - 1 - -

Research Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, Research 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 Research Analyst in the job title.

1 21 (56.76%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (40.54%) Degree
3 11 (29.73%) Finance
4 10 (27.03%) Economics
5 9 (24.32%) Mathematics
6 7 (18.92%) Project Management
6 7 (18.92%) Data Analysis
6 7 (18.92%) Market Research
7 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
8 5 (13.51%) PhD
8 5 (13.51%) Management Information System
8 5 (13.51%) Statistics
8 5 (13.51%) Hedge funds
9 4 (10.81%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (10.81%) MATLAB
9 4 (10.81%) VBA
10 3 (8.11%) C++
10 3 (8.11%) Java
10 3 (8.11%) SQL
10 3 (8.11%) ITIL
10 3 (8.11%) RUP
10 3 (8.11%) SOA
10 3 (8.11%) Benchmarking
10 3 (8.11%) S-PLUS
10 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (8.11%) Risk Management
10 3 (8.11%) Econometrics
10 3 (8.11%) Stata
10 3 (8.11%) Marketing
10 3 (8.11%) MS PowerPoint

Research 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:

Applications
1 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.81%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (8.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (8.11%) S-PLUS
3 3 (8.11%) Stata
4 2 (5.41%) MS Office
4 2 (5.41%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) PaaS
1 3 (8.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) Data Mining
General
1 11 (29.73%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Marketing
3 2 (5.41%) Front Office
3 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.70%) Law
4 1 (2.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) .NET
1 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (56.76%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (27.03%) Economics
3 9 (24.32%) Mathematics
4 5 (13.51%) Hedge funds
4 5 (13.51%) Management Information System
4 5 (13.51%) Statistics
5 3 (8.11%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (8.11%) Market Risk
5 3 (8.11%) Social Media
6 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
6 2 (5.41%) Fixed Income
6 2 (5.41%) Learning Management System
7 1 (2.70%) Blog
7 1 (2.70%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (2.70%) iPad
7 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.92%) Data Analysis
1 7 (18.92%) Market Research
1 7 (18.92%) Project Management
2 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (8.11%) Analytics
2 3 (8.11%) Benchmarking
2 3 (8.11%) DevOps
2 3 (8.11%) Econometrics
2 3 (8.11%) Financial Modelling
2 3 (8.11%) ITIL
2 3 (8.11%) Quantitative Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Risk Management
2 3 (8.11%) RUP
2 3 (8.11%) SOA
2 3 (8.11%) Software Architecture
2 3 (8.11%) Statistical Analysis
2 3 (8.11%) Trend Analysis
3 2 (5.41%) B2B
3 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (5.41%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) MATLAB
1 4 (10.81%) VBA
2 3 (8.11%) C++
2 3 (8.11%) Java
2 3 (8.11%) SQL
3 2 (5.41%) Perl
3 2 (5.41%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.70%) C#
4 1 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (40.54%) Degree
2 5 (13.51%) PhD
Vendors
1 3 (8.11%) Twitter
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.70%) Bloomberg
3 1 (2.70%) Intel
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £36000.00 - £47500.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Kingston University
Salary: £36,851 - 40,043 per year + Excellent benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 24 days ago