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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Research Analyst
Rank 873 879 843
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a Research Analyst 20 28 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.024% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.026% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 11 20 18
Average salary £45,000 £44,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.69% +26.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,350 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £42,250
UK excluding London average salary £26,250 £55,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year
-52.27% +92.98%

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
103166 108467 100157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.53% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 85861 87695 83035
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 2015 within the UK.

Research Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Research Analyst
Top 6 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 28 August 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 -3 20 £45,000 -14.28% 1
London +15 18 £50,000 +51.51% 1
City of London +25 3 £45,000 +25.00%
South East +11 2 £26,250 +5.00%
Surrey +5 2 £26,250 -0.94%
Woking - 2 £26,250 -

Research Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 25 (55.56%) Analytics
2 24 (53.33%) Data Analysis
3 22 (48.89%) SPSS
4 20 (44.44%) SAS
4 20 (44.44%) Econometrics
5 19 (42.22%) Business Intelligence
5 19 (42.22%) Statistical Analysis
6 18 (40.00%) Multimedia
6 18 (40.00%) Information Management
6 18 (40.00%) Operations Research
6 18 (40.00%) Data Protection Act
6 18 (40.00%) Freedom of Information Act
6 18 (40.00%) Data Protection
6 18 (40.00%) Toad
6 18 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
6 18 (40.00%) Data Mining
6 18 (40.00%) Freedom of Information
6 18 (40.00%) Publishing
7 16 (35.56%) R
7 16 (35.56%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (28.89%) Microsoft
9 11 (24.44%) Strategic Planning
10 9 (20.00%) Finance
11 8 (17.78%) Banking
11 8 (17.78%) BusinessObjects
11 8 (17.78%) Degree
11 8 (17.78%) Relational Database
12 6 (13.33%) SaaS
13 5 (11.11%) Social Media
13 5 (11.11%) Google

Research Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 20 (44.44%) SAS
Applications
1 22 (48.89%) SPSS
2 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.22%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.33%) SaaS
2 4 (8.89%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
1 18 (40.00%) Data Mining
2 8 (17.78%) BusinessObjects
2 8 (17.78%) Relational Database
3 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.22%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 18 (40.00%) Toad
General
1 18 (40.00%) Publishing
1 18 (40.00%) Multimedia
2 9 (20.00%) Finance
3 8 (17.78%) Banking
4 4 (8.89%) Investment Banking
4 4 (8.89%) Marketing
5 2 (4.44%) Front Office
6 1 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (2.22%) Law
6 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.22%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) HTML
1 2 (4.44%) .NET
1 2 (4.44%) jQuery
1 2 (4.44%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.22%) RESTful
2 1 (2.22%) CSS
2 1 (2.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (40.00%) Freedom of Information
1 18 (40.00%) Data Protection Act
1 18 (40.00%) Freedom of Information Act
2 16 (35.56%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (11.11%) Social Media
3 5 (11.11%) Mathematics
4 4 (8.89%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (6.67%) Statistics
5 3 (6.67%) Physics
6 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
6 2 (4.44%) Economics
6 2 (4.44%) Derivative
6 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
6 2 (4.44%) Fixed Income
6 2 (4.44%) Equities
6 2 (4.44%) Digital Media
7 1 (2.22%) User Experience
7 1 (2.22%) NHS
7 1 (2.22%) Hedge funds
7 1 (2.22%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (55.56%) Analytics
2 24 (53.33%) Data Analysis
3 20 (44.44%) Econometrics
4 19 (42.22%) Statistical Analysis
4 19 (42.22%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (40.00%) Operations Research
5 18 (40.00%) Information Management
5 18 (40.00%) Data Protection
6 11 (24.44%) Strategic Planning
7 3 (6.67%) Multivariate Analysis
7 3 (6.67%) Investment Management
7 3 (6.67%) Market Research
7 3 (6.67%) CRM
8 2 (4.44%) B2B
8 2 (4.44%) Asset Management
8 2 (4.44%) Equity Research
8 2 (4.44%) Technical Analysis
9 1 (2.22%) Factor Analysis
9 1 (2.22%) Test Automation
9 1 (2.22%) Marketing Analytics
Programming Languages
1 16 (35.56%) R
2 5 (11.11%) SQL
3 3 (6.67%) Java
4 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.44%) C
4 2 (4.44%) C#
4 2 (4.44%) VBA
4 2 (4.44%) MATLAB
5 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.22%) C++
5 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (17.78%) Degree
2 2 (4.44%) PhD
3 1 (2.22%) MBA
3 1 (2.22%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) COBIT
Vendors
1 13 (28.89%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.11%) Google
3 4 (8.89%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (4.44%) Oracle
5 1 (2.22%) Bloomberg
5 1 (2.22%) Tableau
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