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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Research Analyst
Rank 877 873 862
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Research Analyst 10 21 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.020% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.021% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 9 21 9
Average salary £35,000 £28,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -16.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £20,400 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £49,500 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -19.40%

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
101493 101105 101549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.81% 94.45% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 83542 81233 85841
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 £27,500 £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 2 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 2 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 +9 10 £35,000 +25.00% 5
London +16 5 £36,000 +28.57% 1
South East -20 4 £27,250 +4.80% 4
Berkshire - 2 £27,000 - 3
Surrey - 2 £52,500 -
West Midlands -27 1 £55,000 +37.50%
Thatcham - 1 £27,000 - 1
Weybridge - 1 £77,500 -
Warwickshire - 1 £55,000 -
City of London - 1 £50,000 - 1

Research Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 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 10 (28.57%) Reverse Engineering
1 10 (28.57%) Cyber Security
1 10 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (25.71%) Data Analysis
2 9 (25.71%) Degree
2 9 (25.71%) SQL
3 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
3 6 (17.14%) MS Office
3 6 (17.14%) Mathematics
4 5 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 5 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (14.29%) Market Research
4 5 (14.29%) VB
4 5 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 4 (11.43%) Automotive
5 4 (11.43%) Economics
5 4 (11.43%) Statistics
5 4 (11.43%) Marketing
6 3 (8.57%) QA
6 3 (8.57%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (8.57%) Analytics
6 3 (8.57%) Data Quality
6 3 (8.57%) Front Office
6 3 (8.57%) Finance
6 3 (8.57%) PhD
7 2 (5.71%) UNIX
7 2 (5.71%) Linux
7 2 (5.71%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (5.71%) VBA

Research Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 6 (17.14%) MS Office
1 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
2 5 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.86%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.86%) Force.com
2 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.71%) OLAP
1 2 (5.71%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (5.71%) Big Data
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (11.43%) Automotive
1 4 (11.43%) Marketing
2 3 (8.57%) Front Office
2 3 (8.57%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (17.14%) Mathematics
3 5 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 4 (11.43%) Economics
4 4 (11.43%) Statistics
5 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
5 2 (5.71%) Internet of Things
5 2 (5.71%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.86%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) UNIX
1 2 (5.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) Reverse Engineering
1 10 (28.57%) Cyber Security
2 9 (25.71%) Data Analysis
3 5 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (14.29%) Market Research
4 3 (8.57%) Analytics
5 2 (5.71%) Statistical Analysis
5 2 (5.71%) Time Management
5 2 (5.71%) Big Data Analytics
5 2 (5.71%) Video Analytics
5 2 (5.71%) Project Management
6 1 (2.86%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.86%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (2.86%) Marketing Strategy
6 1 (2.86%) Customer Insight
6 1 (2.86%) Data Modelling
6 1 (2.86%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.71%) SQL
2 5 (14.29%) VB
3 2 (5.71%) VBA
3 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (25.71%) Degree
2 3 (8.57%) PhD
3 1 (2.86%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) QA
1 3 (8.57%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle
2 2 (5.71%) Cognos
3 1 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
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