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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Research Analyst
Rank 908 937 935
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Research Analyst 22 18 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.017% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.018% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 21 15 18
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +78.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,200 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £71,500 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,750 £55,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
-38.63% +77.41%

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
96369 101236 101631
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.45% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 80844 83884 81689
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 13 February 2016 within the UK.

Research Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Research Analyst
Top 17 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 13 February 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
England +25 22 £37,500 -25.00% 4
London +25 15 £40,000 -20.00% 3
South East +5 5 £33,750 -35.71% 1
City of London +67 3 £55,000 -12.00% 1
Surrey +12 2 £37,500 -28.57%
Weybridge -11 2 £37,500 -51.61%
East of England - 2 £44,000 -
Berkshire +2 1 £30,000 - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Gatwick - 1 £21,000 -
Bedford - 1 £28,000 -
Maidenhead - 1 £30,000 -
Stevenage - 1 £60,000 -
Abingdon - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 £28,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £60,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £21,000 -

Research Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 30 (43.48%) SQL
2 29 (42.03%) Degree
3 26 (37.68%) Finance
4 20 (28.99%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (24.64%) Analytics
6 16 (23.19%) Equities
7 14 (20.29%) VBA
8 13 (18.84%) Microsoft
8 13 (18.84%) MATLAB
8 13 (18.84%) Statistics
8 13 (18.84%) Mathematics
9 12 (17.39%) Banking
9 12 (17.39%) MS Office
9 12 (17.39%) CRM
10 11 (15.94%) C#
10 11 (15.94%) Project Management
10 11 (15.94%) MS Excel
10 11 (15.94%) Computer Science
11 10 (14.49%) Investment Banking
11 10 (14.49%) Fixed Income
11 10 (14.49%) Quantitative Analysis
12 9 (13.04%) R
12 9 (13.04%) Big Data
12 9 (13.04%) Fund Management
12 9 (13.04%) Statistical Analysis
12 9 (13.04%) Advertising
13 8 (11.59%) Bloomberg
14 7 (10.14%) Hedge funds
14 7 (10.14%) Data Management
14 7 (10.14%) C++

Research Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 3 (4.35%) SAS
2 2 (2.90%) IIS
3 1 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.45%) nginx
Applications
1 12 (17.39%) MS Office
2 11 (15.94%) MS Excel
3 6 (8.70%) SPSS
4 4 (5.80%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.45%) S-PLUS
5 1 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.45%) Stata
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.90%) Internet
1 2 (2.90%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.45%) Broadband
2 1 (1.45%) Intranet
2 1 (1.45%) LAN
2 1 (1.45%) WAN
2 1 (1.45%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.04%) Big Data
2 4 (5.80%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.90%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.45%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.45%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Metasploit
General
1 26 (37.68%) Finance
2 12 (17.39%) Banking
3 10 (14.49%) Investment Banking
4 9 (13.04%) Advertising
5 3 (4.35%) Marketing
6 2 (2.90%) German Language
6 2 (2.90%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.45%) Cantonese Language
7 1 (1.45%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (1.45%) French Language
7 1 (1.45%) Italian Language
7 1 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.45%) Portuguese Language
7 1 (1.45%) Publishing
7 1 (1.45%) Spanish Language
7 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.45%) Turkish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.35%) .NET
1 3 (4.35%) HTML
2 2 (2.90%) AngularJS
2 2 (2.90%) jQuery
3 1 (1.45%) CSS
3 1 (1.45%) Regular Expression
3 1 (1.45%) RESTful
3 1 (1.45%) Web Services
3 1 (1.45%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 20 (28.99%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (23.19%) Equities
3 13 (18.84%) Mathematics
3 13 (18.84%) Statistics
4 11 (15.94%) Computer Science
5 10 (14.49%) Fixed Income
6 7 (10.14%) Hedge funds
7 5 (7.25%) NHS
8 4 (5.80%) Economics
8 4 (5.80%) Physics
9 3 (4.35%) Management Information System
9 3 (4.35%) VLE
10 2 (2.90%) User Experience
11 1 (1.45%) Blog
11 1 (1.45%) Credit Risk
11 1 (1.45%) Data Structures
11 1 (1.45%) Mainframe
11 1 (1.45%) Market Risk
11 1 (1.45%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.70%) Windows
2 5 (7.25%) Linux
3 1 (1.45%) CentOS
3 1 (1.45%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.45%) Unix
3 1 (1.45%) VxWorks
3 1 (1.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (24.64%) Analytics
2 12 (17.39%) CRM
3 11 (15.94%) Project Management
4 10 (14.49%) Quantitative Analysis
5 9 (13.04%) Fund Management
5 9 (13.04%) Statistical Analysis
6 7 (10.14%) Data Management
7 6 (8.70%) Data Protection
8 5 (7.25%) Asset Management
8 5 (7.25%) Financial Modelling
9 4 (5.80%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (5.80%) Information Security
9 4 (5.80%) Technical Analysis
10 3 (4.35%) B2B
10 3 (4.35%) Data Analysis
10 3 (4.35%) Equity Research
10 3 (4.35%) Investment Management
10 3 (4.35%) Market Research
10 3 (4.35%) Risk Management
11 2 (2.90%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 30 (43.48%) SQL
2 14 (20.29%) VBA
3 13 (18.84%) MATLAB
4 11 (15.94%) C#
5 9 (13.04%) R
6 7 (10.14%) C++
7 6 (8.70%) Java
7 6 (8.70%) Python
8 4 (5.80%) C
9 3 (4.35%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.45%) Perl
10 1 (1.45%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (42.03%) Degree
2 4 (5.80%) PhD
3 3 (4.35%) CFA
3 3 (4.35%) CISSP
4 2 (2.90%) GIAC
4 2 (2.90%) IISP
4 2 (2.90%) ISSAP
4 2 (2.90%) MBA
5 1 (1.45%) CCNA
5 1 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.45%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.45%) MCP
5 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) MiFID
1 1 (1.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.90%) Nessus
1 2 (2.90%) Nmap
Vendors
1 13 (18.84%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.59%) Bloomberg
3 3 (4.35%) Google
4 2 (2.90%) Oracle
4 2 (2.90%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.45%) Askia
5 1 (1.45%) Confirmit
5 1 (1.45%) Nebu
5 1 (1.45%) Sophos
5 1 (1.45%) Tableau
5 1 (1.45%) Voxco
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