The median annual salary for a Data Analyst was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Analyst
London / City of London
Rank 176 177 214
Rank change year-on-year +1 +37  
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Analyst 47 98 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.93% 1.38% 1.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 1.45% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 41 85 93
Median salary £50,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.48% +3.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £69,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4870 6777 9756
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.94% 95.65% 95.46%
Number of salaries quoted 4470 6059 8310
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Data Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Data Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Data Analyst in the City of London

Data Analyst
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Analyst in the City of London.

Salary trend for Data Analyst in the City of London

Data Analyst
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analyst in the City of London over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Analyst in the City of London

Data Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Data 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 across the City of London region featuring Data Analyst in the job title.

1 86 (66.15%) SQL
2 60 (46.15%) Data Analysis
3 55 (42.31%) Finance
4 40 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
5 39 (30.00%) Microsoft
6 34 (26.15%) Analytics
6 34 (26.15%) Data Management
7 29 (22.31%) Data Quality
8 27 (20.77%) Degree
9 25 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
10 23 (17.69%) Banking
11 22 (16.92%) Data Warehouse
12 20 (15.38%) MS Excel
12 20 (15.38%) SQL Server
13 18 (13.85%) Data Modelling
14 17 (13.08%) MySQL
15 16 (12.31%) ETL
16 15 (11.54%) SAS
16 15 (11.54%) VBA
17 14 (10.77%) Stakeholder Management
17 14 (10.77%) Marketing
18 12 (9.23%) Mathematics
18 12 (9.23%) Web Analytics
18 12 (9.23%) Retail
18 12 (9.23%) CISA
18 12 (9.23%) Continuous Improvement
18 12 (9.23%) Reference Data
18 12 (9.23%) PCI DSS
18 12 (9.23%) PCI QSA
18 12 (9.23%) Relational Database

Data Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 15 (11.54%) SAS
2 3 (2.31%) Confluence
3 2 (1.54%) Apache Pig
3 2 (1.54%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.62%) MS Office
2 6 (4.62%) Spreadsheet
2 6 (4.62%) SPSS
3 5 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.77%) MS Project
4 1 (0.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.54%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.92%) Google Analytics
2 6 (4.62%) Adobe Analytics
3 3 (2.31%) AdWords
4 2 (1.54%) NUVI
5 1 (0.77%) AdSense
5 1 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.77%) Google Tag Manager
5 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.54%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (16.92%) Data Warehouse
2 20 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 17 (13.08%) MySQL
4 12 (9.23%) Relational Database
5 10 (7.69%) Big Data
6 7 (5.38%) Hadoop
7 5 (3.85%) Power BI
7 5 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (3.08%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (2.31%) Apache Hive
9 3 (2.31%) MS Access
10 2 (1.54%) Data Mining
10 2 (1.54%) Impala
10 2 (1.54%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.54%) QlikView
10 2 (1.54%) SAS EBI
10 2 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.77%) Looker
11 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.77%) Visual Studio
General
1 55 (42.31%) Finance
2 23 (17.69%) Banking
3 14 (10.77%) Marketing
4 12 (9.23%) Retail
5 8 (6.15%) Law
5 8 (6.15%) Legal
6 6 (4.62%) Automotive
7 3 (2.31%) Front Office
7 3 (2.31%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.54%) Advertising
9 1 (0.77%) Back Office
9 1 (0.77%) French Language
9 1 (0.77%) German Language
9 1 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.77%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.77%) .NET
1 1 (0.77%) HTML
1 1 (0.77%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 40 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (9.23%) Reference Data
3 11 (8.46%) Management Information System
4 7 (5.38%) Credit Risk
5 6 (4.62%) Computer Science
5 6 (4.62%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.31%) Derivative
6 3 (2.31%) FMCG
7 2 (1.54%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.54%) Social Media
8 1 (0.77%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.77%) Pricing Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.54%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (46.15%) Data Analysis
2 34 (26.15%) Analytics
2 34 (26.15%) Data Management
3 25 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
4 18 (13.85%) Data Modelling
5 16 (12.31%) ETL
6 14 (10.77%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (9.23%) Compliance Audit
7 12 (9.23%) Continuous Improvement
7 12 (9.23%) Mathematics
7 12 (9.23%) Single Customer View
7 12 (9.23%) Web Analytics
8 10 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (6.92%) Actionable Insight
9 9 (6.92%) Statistics
9 9 (6.92%) Visualisation
10 8 (6.15%) Data Analytics
10 8 (6.15%) Data Mapping
10 8 (6.15%) Line Management
10 8 (6.15%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 86 (66.15%) SQL
2 15 (11.54%) VBA
3 11 (8.46%) R
4 7 (5.38%) Python
4 7 (5.38%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.77%) C#
Qualifications
1 27 (20.77%) Degree
2 12 (9.23%) CISA
2 12 (9.23%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (22.31%) Data Quality
2 12 (9.23%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.31%) Solvency II
4 2 (1.54%) IAS 39
4 2 (1.54%) IFRS
4 2 (1.54%) IFRS 9
4 2 (1.54%) QA
5 1 (0.77%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.54%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 39 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.46%) Google
3 9 (6.92%) Tableau
4 6 (4.62%) Adobe
5 5 (3.85%) Coremetrics
5 5 (3.85%) IBM
5 5 (3.85%) SAP
6 4 (3.08%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (2.31%) Oracle
7 3 (2.31%) Teradata
8 2 (1.54%) Alias
8 2 (1.54%) Crimson Hexagon
8 2 (1.54%) Progress
8 2 (1.54%) Vermilion
9 1 (0.77%) Alteryx
9 1 (0.77%) Cloudera
9 1 (0.77%) Informatica
9 1 (0.77%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (0.77%) QAD
9 1 (0.77%) SmartCo
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