Period
to 25 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Data Analyst was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

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

Data Analyst
Central London > City of London
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 209 202 194
Rank change year-on-year -7 -8 +39
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Analyst 109 157 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.07% 1.35% 1.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 1.40% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 104 147 236
City of London median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,525 £27,875 £29,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £71,250 £67,500
Central London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -

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

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 9633 11196 16261
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 96.41% 95.78%
Number of salaries quoted 8718 10207 14137
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +0.87% +4.55% +0.92%

Data Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Data Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

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 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Analyst in the City of London

Data Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 59 (54.13%) SQL
2 44 (40.37%) Finance
3 36 (33.03%) Microsoft Excel
4 35 (32.11%) Data Analysis
5 34 (31.19%) SQL Server
6 32 (29.36%) Data Management
7 30 (27.52%) Business Intelligence
8 25 (22.94%) Degree
9 24 (22.02%) Data Quality
10 23 (21.10%) Analytics
11 22 (20.18%) Analytical Skills
12 20 (18.35%) Oracle
13 19 (17.43%) Agile Software Development
14 18 (16.51%) Retail
14 18 (16.51%) Mathematics
15 16 (14.68%) Data Governance
15 16 (14.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 16 (14.68%) Business Analysis
15 16 (14.68%) CRM
15 16 (14.68%) VBA
16 15 (13.76%) ETL
16 15 (13.76%) Banking
17 14 (12.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 14 (12.84%) SAS
17 14 (12.84%) Data Modelling
17 14 (12.84%) Tableau
18 13 (11.93%) QlikView
18 13 (11.93%) Informatica
18 13 (11.93%) Microsoft
19 12 (11.01%) Management Information System

Data Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 14 (12.84%) SAS
2 1 (0.92%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 36 (33.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.83%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (1.83%) SPSS
3 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (5.50%) Markit EDM
2 2 (1.83%) Raiser's Edge
2 2 (1.83%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.92%) Firewall
1 1 (0.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (31.19%) SQL Server
2 16 (14.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (12.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (11.93%) QlikView
5 11 (10.09%) Big Data
6 10 (9.17%) Hadoop
6 10 (9.17%) Relational Database
7 7 (6.42%) Oracle BI EE
8 6 (5.50%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (5.50%) Power BI
8 6 (5.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (3.67%) IBM InfoSphere
10 2 (1.83%) Data Mining
10 2 (1.83%) Spotfire
10 2 (1.83%) Text Mining
11 1 (0.92%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.92%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.92%) Oracle ODI
11 1 (0.92%) Siebel EIM
11 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (2.75%) Jenkins
1 3 (2.75%) Maven
2 2 (1.83%) Subversion
3 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 44 (40.37%) Finance
2 18 (16.51%) Retail
3 15 (13.76%) Banking
4 11 (10.09%) Advertising
5 10 (9.17%) Telecoms
6 8 (7.34%) Back Office
7 6 (5.50%) Investment Banking
8 5 (4.59%) Marketing
9 1 (0.92%) Games
9 1 (0.92%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.09%) XML
2 8 (7.34%) XSD
3 3 (2.75%) FIX Protocol
3 3 (2.75%) FpML
4 1 (0.92%) .NET
4 1 (0.92%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.92%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.92%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (0.92%) COM
4 1 (0.92%) CSS
4 1 (0.92%) D3.js
4 1 (0.92%) HTML
4 1 (0.92%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 22 (20.18%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (11.01%) Management Information System
3 8 (7.34%) Reinsurance
4 7 (6.42%) Computer Science
4 7 (6.42%) Fintech
5 6 (5.50%) Hedge funds
6 4 (3.67%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.75%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.83%) Derivative
8 2 (1.83%) Equities
8 2 (1.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.83%) OTC Derivatives
8 2 (1.83%) PMI
9 1 (0.92%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.92%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (0.92%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.92%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.92%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.92%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.92%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.92%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (32.11%) Data Analysis
2 32 (29.36%) Data Management
3 30 (27.52%) Business Intelligence
4 23 (21.10%) Analytics
5 19 (17.43%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (16.51%) Mathematics
7 16 (14.68%) Business Analysis
7 16 (14.68%) CRM
7 16 (14.68%) Data Governance
8 15 (13.76%) ETL
9 14 (12.84%) Data Modelling
10 12 (11.01%) Data Cleansing
11 11 (10.09%) Asset Management
11 11 (10.09%) Systems Analysis
12 10 (9.17%) Visualisation
13 9 (8.26%) Data Protection
13 9 (8.26%) Investment Management
14 8 (7.34%) Data Privacy
14 8 (7.34%) Use Case
14 8 (7.34%) Workflow Analysis
Programming Languages
1 59 (54.13%) SQL
2 16 (14.68%) VBA
3 7 (6.42%) Python
4 6 (5.50%) T-SQL
5 4 (3.67%) R
6 3 (2.75%) VB
7 2 (1.83%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.92%) C#
8 1 (0.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 25 (22.94%) Degree
2 8 (7.34%) ISEB
3 5 (4.59%) Numerate Degree
4 4 (3.67%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.83%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (22.02%) Data Quality
2 9 (8.26%) GDPR
3 8 (7.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 8 (7.34%) Solvency II
4 7 (6.42%) SLA
5 5 (4.59%) PMO
6 3 (2.75%) ISO 15022
6 3 (2.75%) ISO 20022
7 2 (1.83%) MiFID
7 2 (1.83%) QA
8 1 (0.92%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (18.35%) Oracle
2 14 (12.84%) Tableau
3 13 (11.93%) Informatica
3 13 (11.93%) Microsoft
4 11 (10.09%) Sybase
5 9 (8.26%) Siebel
6 8 (7.34%) Charles River
6 8 (7.34%) Cloudera
6 8 (7.34%) Cognos
7 6 (5.50%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (4.59%) Altova
9 4 (3.67%) MicroStrategy
10 1 (0.92%) Alteryx
10 1 (0.92%) Bloomberg
10 1 (0.92%) Capita
10 1 (0.92%) HP
10 1 (0.92%) Hyperion
10 1 (0.92%) IFS
10 1 (0.92%) Reuters