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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Research Analyst
UK
Rank 838 909 924
Rank change year-on-year
+71 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Research Analyst 21 21 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.021% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.022% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 15 19 19
Median salary £33,500 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.25% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £25,000 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £61,600 £65,500
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £28,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year
-5.35% -3.44%

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
81056 95508 100334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.41% 96.44% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 67357 80149 83348
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 £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 24 January 2017 within the UK.

Research Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Research Analyst
Top 13 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 24 January 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 +66 20 £33,750 -15.62% 1
London +50 13 £37,500 -6.25% 1
East of England +27 5 - -
Cambridge - 5 - -
Cambridgeshire - 5 - -
City of London +26 2 £61,250 +2.08%
Glasgow - 1 £33,500 -
Scotland - 1 £33,500 -
Chippenham - 1 £25,000 -
Manchester - 1 £26,500 -
Wiltshire - 1 £25,000 -
North West - 1 £26,500 -
South West - 1 £25,000 -

Research Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 (56.10%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (43.90%) Degree
3 15 (36.59%) Mathematics
4 14 (34.15%) Analytics
5 13 (31.71%) Finance
6 12 (29.27%) MS Excel
7 11 (26.83%) Microsoft
7 11 (26.83%) Data Analysis
8 10 (24.39%) MS Office
8 10 (24.39%) Market Research
9 9 (21.95%) SQL
10 8 (19.51%) Economics
11 6 (14.63%) Statistics
11 6 (14.63%) Data Modelling
12 5 (12.20%) SPSS
12 5 (12.20%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (12.20%) Equities
12 5 (12.20%) Business Development
12 5 (12.20%) Customer Insight
12 5 (12.20%) User Experience
13 4 (9.76%) Hedge funds
13 4 (9.76%) Data Entry
13 4 (9.76%) Learning Management System
13 4 (9.76%) Physics
13 4 (9.76%) MS PowerPoint
13 4 (9.76%) Management Information System
13 4 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (9.76%) Investment Banking
13 4 (9.76%) Banking
14 3 (7.32%) Linux

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 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (29.27%) MS Excel
2 10 (24.39%) MS Office
3 5 (12.20%) SPSS
4 4 (9.76%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (7.32%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (7.32%) Stata
6 1 (2.44%) MS Project
6 1 (2.44%) Weka
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) SaaS
2 1 (2.44%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) Data Mining
1 3 (7.32%) Power BI
2 1 (2.44%) Big Data
2 1 (2.44%) GIS
2 1 (2.44%) MySQL
2 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) JIRA
General
1 13 (31.71%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Banking
2 4 (9.76%) Investment Banking
3 3 (7.32%) Automotive
4 2 (4.88%) Electronics
4 2 (4.88%) Marketing
4 2 (4.88%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (4.88%) Retail
5 1 (2.44%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.44%) Games
5 1 (2.44%) Law
5 1 (2.44%) Legal
5 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) .NET
1 1 (2.44%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 23 (56.10%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (36.59%) Mathematics
3 8 (19.51%) Economics
4 6 (14.63%) Statistics
5 5 (12.20%) Equities
5 5 (12.20%) User Experience
6 4 (9.76%) Hedge funds
6 4 (9.76%) Learning Management System
6 4 (9.76%) Management Information System
6 4 (9.76%) Physics
7 3 (7.32%) Social Media
8 2 (4.88%) Biotechnology
8 2 (4.88%) Fixed Income
8 2 (4.88%) Life Science
9 1 (2.44%) Blog
9 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
9 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.32%) Linux
2 2 (4.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (34.15%) Analytics
2 11 (26.83%) Data Analysis
3 10 (24.39%) Market Research
4 6 (14.63%) Data Modelling
5 5 (12.20%) Business Development
5 5 (12.20%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (12.20%) Customer Insight
6 4 (9.76%) Data Entry
6 4 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (7.32%) Actionable Insight
7 3 (7.32%) Behavioural Change
7 3 (7.32%) Change Management
7 3 (7.32%) Cluster Analysis
7 3 (7.32%) CRM
7 3 (7.32%) Equity Research
7 3 (7.32%) Financial Modelling
7 3 (7.32%) Presales
7 3 (7.32%) Project Management
7 3 (7.32%) Regression Analysis
7 3 (7.32%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.95%) SQL
2 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.44%) C#
2 1 (2.44%) Java
2 1 (2.44%) MATLAB
2 1 (2.44%) Perl
2 1 (2.44%) PHP
2 1 (2.44%) Python
2 1 (2.44%) R
2 1 (2.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (43.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 11 (26.83%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.32%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.44%) Bloomberg
3 1 (2.44%) Google
3 1 (2.44%) RapidMiner
3 1 (2.44%) Reuters
3 1 (2.44%) SAP
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