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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Research Analyst
UK
Rank 831 928 945
Rank change year-on-year
+97 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Research Analyst 32 25 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.025% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.026% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 21 24 16
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £28,600 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £77,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £37,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +36.36%

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
81292 97227 103350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.33% 96.44% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 67466 81440 85098
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 27 February 2017 within the UK.

Research Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Research Analyst
Top 15 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 27 February 2017. 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 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 +94 32 £35,000 -12.50% 3
London +58 20 £35,000 -12.50% 1
East of England +20 9 - - 1
Cambridgeshire - 9 - - 1
Cambridge - 9 - - 1
City of London +24 2 £61,250 -9.25%
North West - 2 £32,500 - 1
Ealing - 1 - -
Burnley - 1 £32,500 -
Colne - 1 £32,500 -
Chippenham - 1 £25,000 -
Manchester - 1 £34,000 - 1
Lancashire - 1 £32,500 -
Wiltshire - 1 £25,000 -
South West - 1 £25,000 -

Research Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 23 (48.94%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (46.81%) Mathematics
3 19 (40.43%) Finance
3 19 (40.43%) Analytics
4 16 (34.04%) SQL
5 13 (27.66%) MS Excel
5 13 (27.66%) Degree
6 10 (21.28%) Equities
7 9 (19.15%) Microsoft
7 9 (19.15%) Economics
7 9 (19.15%) Market Research
8 8 (17.02%) MS Office
9 7 (14.89%) Fixed Income
9 7 (14.89%) Data Analysis
9 7 (14.89%) Physics
9 7 (14.89%) Fund Management
10 6 (12.77%) Mentoring
10 6 (12.77%) User Experience
10 6 (12.77%) Change Management
10 6 (12.77%) VBA
10 6 (12.77%) Reuters
10 6 (12.77%) Bloomberg
10 6 (12.77%) MATLAB
10 6 (12.77%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (10.64%) Telecoms
11 5 (10.64%) Data Entry
12 4 (8.51%) Hedge funds
12 4 (8.51%) Investment Banking
12 4 (8.51%) MS PowerPoint
12 4 (8.51%) Marketing

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (27.66%) MS Excel
2 8 (17.02%) MS Office
3 4 (8.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (6.38%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (6.38%) SPSS
5 1 (2.13%) MS Project
5 1 (2.13%) Stata
5 1 (2.13%) UserZoom
5 1 (2.13%) Weka
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) SaaS
2 1 (2.13%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) Power BI
2 1 (2.13%) Big Data
2 1 (2.13%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.13%) GIS
2 1 (2.13%) MySQL
2 1 (2.13%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) JIRA
General
1 19 (40.43%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.51%) Banking
3 4 (8.51%) Investment Banking
3 4 (8.51%) Marketing
4 3 (6.38%) Automotive
5 2 (4.26%) Electronics
5 2 (4.26%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (2.13%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.13%) French Language
6 1 (2.13%) Games
6 1 (2.13%) German Language
6 1 (2.13%) Italian Language
6 1 (2.13%) Legal
6 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.13%) Retail
6 1 (2.13%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) .NET
1 1 (2.13%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 23 (48.94%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (21.28%) Equities
3 7 (14.89%) Fixed Income
4 6 (12.77%) User Experience
5 4 (8.51%) Hedge funds
6 3 (6.38%) Social Media
7 2 (4.26%) Biotechnology
7 2 (4.26%) Learning Management System
7 2 (4.26%) Life Science
7 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
8 1 (2.13%) Blog
8 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
8 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.38%) Linux
2 2 (4.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (46.81%) Mathematics
2 19 (40.43%) Analytics
3 9 (19.15%) Economics
3 9 (19.15%) Market Research
4 7 (14.89%) Data Analysis
4 7 (14.89%) Fund Management
4 7 (14.89%) Physics
5 6 (12.77%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (12.77%) Change Management
5 6 (12.77%) Mentoring
6 5 (10.64%) Data Entry
7 4 (8.51%) Business Development
7 4 (8.51%) CRM
7 4 (8.51%) Customer Insight
7 4 (8.51%) Data Modelling
7 4 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (6.38%) Equity Research
8 3 (6.38%) Financial Modelling
8 3 (6.38%) Presales
8 3 (6.38%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (34.04%) SQL
2 6 (12.77%) MATLAB
2 6 (12.77%) VBA
3 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.13%) C#
3 1 (2.13%) Java
3 1 (2.13%) Perl
3 1 (2.13%) PHP
3 1 (2.13%) Python
3 1 (2.13%) R
Qualifications
1 13 (27.66%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 9 (19.15%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.77%) Bloomberg
2 6 (12.77%) Reuters
3 3 (6.38%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.13%) Google
4 1 (2.13%) RapidMiner
4 1 (2.13%) SAP
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