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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Research Analyst
Rank 866 848 875
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Research Analyst 36 28 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.026% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.028% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 33 20 26
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,400 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,750 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £27,250 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+19.26% -18.65%

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
108127 100585 110257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87510 83697 93999
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 2014 within the UK.

Research Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Research Analyst
Top 14 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 19 September 2014. 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 -16 31 £35,500 +1.42% 1
London -31 15 £44,250 +10.62% 1
South East -13 10 £23,000 -11.53%
Oxford +5 6 £23,000 -11.53%
Oxfordshire +5 6 £23,000 -11.53%
Warwickshire - 6 £55,000 -
West Midlands - 6 £55,000 -
South Wales - 5 £32,500 -
Wales - 5 £32,500 -
Newport - 5 £32,500 -
Berkshire - 3 £35,000 -
City of London +3 2 £36,000 -4.00%
Slough - 2 - -
Surrey 0 1 £26,500 -7.01%

Research Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 31 (46.97%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (42.42%) SQL
3 26 (39.39%) Statistics
4 23 (34.85%) MS Excel
5 19 (28.79%) Analytics
6 17 (25.76%) Marketing
6 17 (25.76%) Degree
6 17 (25.76%) Data Modelling
7 16 (24.24%) Business Development
7 16 (24.24%) R
7 16 (24.24%) User Experience
8 15 (22.73%) Cyber Security
8 15 (22.73%) Social Media
8 15 (22.73%) Reverse Engineering
8 15 (22.73%) Web Development
8 15 (22.73%) Google Analytics
8 15 (22.73%) Digital Marketing
8 15 (22.73%) Python
8 15 (22.73%) WebTrends
8 15 (22.73%) VBA
8 15 (22.73%) Java
8 15 (22.73%) Omniture
8 15 (22.73%) Google
8 15 (22.73%) Coremetrics
8 15 (22.73%) SEO
8 15 (22.73%) Electronics
9 12 (18.18%) Mathematics
10 10 (15.15%) Finance
11 9 (13.64%) Data Analysis
12 8 (12.12%) Economics

Research Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 1 (1.52%) SAS
Applications
1 23 (34.85%) MS Excel
2 8 (12.12%) MS PowerPoint
2 8 (12.12%) MS Office
3 2 (3.03%) PowerPivot
4 1 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.52%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (22.73%) WebTrends
1 15 (22.73%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.55%) Internet
2 1 (1.52%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.03%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.03%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (25.76%) Marketing
2 15 (22.73%) Electronics
3 10 (15.15%) Finance
4 2 (3.03%) Automotive
4 2 (3.03%) Advertising
5 1 (1.52%) Retail
5 1 (1.52%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.52%) Law
5 1 (1.52%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.52%) .NET
1 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.52%) .NET Framework
1 1 (1.52%) LINQ
1 1 (1.52%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 31 (46.97%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (39.39%) Statistics
3 16 (24.24%) User Experience
4 15 (22.73%) Social Media
5 12 (18.18%) Mathematics
6 8 (12.12%) Economics
7 7 (10.61%) Computer Science
8 6 (9.09%) Fixed Income
9 5 (7.58%) Equities
10 4 (6.06%) Management Information System
11 1 (1.52%) Hedge funds
11 1 (1.52%) Derivative
11 1 (1.52%) Data Integration
11 1 (1.52%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.52%) UNIX
1 1 (1.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (28.79%) Analytics
2 17 (25.76%) Data Modelling
3 16 (24.24%) Business Development
4 15 (22.73%) Reverse Engineering
4 15 (22.73%) Cyber Security
4 15 (22.73%) Web Development
4 15 (22.73%) SEO
4 15 (22.73%) Digital Marketing
5 9 (13.64%) Data Analysis
6 8 (12.12%) Market Research
7 3 (4.55%) Business Analysis
7 3 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (4.55%) Performance Management
7 3 (4.55%) Strategic Planning
7 3 (4.55%) CRM
8 2 (3.03%) Operations Research
8 2 (3.03%) Benchmarking
8 2 (3.03%) Data Analytics
8 2 (3.03%) Business Analytics
9 1 (1.52%) Quantitative Analysis
Programming Languages
1 28 (42.42%) SQL
2 16 (24.24%) R
3 15 (22.73%) VBA
3 15 (22.73%) Python
3 15 (22.73%) Java
4 6 (9.09%) VB
5 1 (1.52%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.52%) Perl
5 1 (1.52%) C#
5 1 (1.52%) C++
Qualifications
1 17 (25.76%) Degree
2 6 (9.09%) PhD
3 2 (3.03%) MBA
4 1 (1.52%) CFA
4 1 (1.52%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 15 (22.73%) Omniture
1 15 (22.73%) Google
1 15 (22.73%) Coremetrics
2 7 (10.61%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.06%) Cognos
4 1 (1.52%) Bloomberg
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