Period
to 20 September 2021

The median annual salary for a Data Analyst was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 20 September 2021.

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
20 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 112 160 228
Rank change year-on-year +48 +68 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Analyst 148 39 99
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 2.53% 1.02% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.71% 1.09% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 137 35 89
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,500 £28,950
25th Percentile £40,000 £36,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
75th Percentile £66,250 £64,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,100 £68,750
Central London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 5,455 3,591 9,656
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.22% 93.49% 95.63%
Number of salaries quoted 4,854 3,113 8,595
10th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £100,000 £96,250
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +5.69%

Data Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Data Analyst in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Data Analyst in the City of London over the 6 months to 20 September 2021.

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 20 September 2021, Data Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region featuring Data Analyst in the job title.

1 120 (81.08%) SQL
2 73 (49.32%) Microsoft Excel
3 57 (38.51%) Business Intelligence
4 48 (32.43%) Analytics
5 47 (31.76%) Data Analysis
6 46 (31.08%) Power BI
6 46 (31.08%) Power Platform
7 43 (29.05%) Visualisation
8 41 (27.70%) Data Quality
9 40 (27.03%) Tableau
10 37 (25.00%) Finance
11 35 (23.65%) ETL
12 34 (22.97%) Python
13 33 (22.30%) Data Management
14 31 (20.95%) Stakeholder Management
15 30 (20.27%) Analytical Skills
16 29 (19.59%) Social Skills
17 28 (18.92%) Data Visualisation
18 27 (18.24%) Data Analytics
18 27 (18.24%) JIRA
18 27 (18.24%) Data Modelling
19 26 (17.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 26 (17.57%) Requirements Gathering
20 23 (15.54%) Confluence
21 20 (13.51%) Data Governance
21 20 (13.51%) Dashboard Development
22 19 (12.84%) Kimball Methodology
22 19 (12.84%) Data Warehouse
23 18 (12.16%) Mathematics
23 18 (12.16%) Big Data

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 23 (15.54%) Confluence
2 2 (1.35%) SAS
3 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
Applications
1 73 (49.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (6.08%) Spreadsheet
3 7 (4.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (3.38%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (1.35%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (3.38%) SAP ERP
2 3 (2.03%) thinkFolio
3 2 (1.35%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.68%) IBM Planning Analytics
4 1 (0.68%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 46 (31.08%) Power Platform
2 13 (8.78%) AWS
3 10 (6.76%) AWS Lambda
3 10 (6.76%) AWS Step Functions
3 10 (6.76%) Serverless
4 6 (4.05%) Azure
5 5 (3.38%) Collibra
6 4 (2.70%) Google Analytics
6 4 (2.70%) Microsoft 365
7 3 (2.03%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (2.03%) SaaS
7 3 (2.03%) Snowflake
8 2 (1.35%) GCP
8 2 (1.35%) Google Ads
8 2 (1.35%) NUVI
9 1 (0.68%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.68%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.68%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.68%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.35%) SMS
2 1 (0.68%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (31.08%) Power BI
2 40 (27.03%) Tableau
3 26 (17.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (12.84%) Data Warehouse
5 18 (12.16%) Big Data
6 12 (8.11%) SQL Server
7 10 (6.76%) Amazon Athena
8 9 (6.08%) Power Query
9 8 (5.41%) Relational Database
10 7 (4.73%) Looker
11 4 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (2.70%) Hadoop
11 4 (2.70%) QlikView
11 4 (2.70%) Yellowfin
12 3 (2.03%) Apache Hive
13 2 (1.35%) Data Lake
13 2 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 1 (0.68%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
14 1 (0.68%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 27 (18.24%) JIRA
2 1 (0.68%) ERwin
General
1 37 (25.00%) Finance
2 30 (20.27%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (19.59%) Social Skills
4 8 (5.41%) Financial Institution
5 7 (4.73%) Marketing
6 6 (4.05%) Influencing Skills
7 5 (3.38%) Banking
8 4 (2.70%) Legal
9 3 (2.03%) Organisational Skills
9 3 (2.03%) Telecoms
10 2 (1.35%) Front Office
10 2 (1.35%) Investment Banking
10 2 (1.35%) Law
10 2 (1.35%) Mandarin Language
10 2 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (1.35%) Presentation Skills
10 2 (1.35%) Public Sector
10 2 (1.35%) Retail
11 1 (0.68%) Billing
11 1 (0.68%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.68%) D3.js
1 1 (0.68%) HTML
1 1 (0.68%) JSON
1 1 (0.68%) Kafka
1 1 (0.68%) Matplotlib
1 1 (0.68%) React
1 1 (0.68%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.78%) Management Information System
2 5 (3.38%) Analytical Mindset
3 4 (2.70%) Data Structures
3 4 (2.70%) Reinsurance
4 3 (2.03%) Credit Risk
4 3 (2.03%) Derivative
4 3 (2.03%) Equities
4 3 (2.03%) Housing Association
4 3 (2.03%) Reference Data
4 3 (2.03%) Social Media
5 2 (1.35%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.35%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.35%) Hedge funds
5 2 (1.35%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.68%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (0.68%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.68%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (0.68%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.68%) Windows
1 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (38.51%) Business Intelligence
2 48 (32.43%) Analytics
3 47 (31.76%) Data Analysis
4 43 (29.05%) Visualisation
5 35 (23.65%) ETL
6 33 (22.30%) Data Management
7 31 (20.95%) Stakeholder Management
8 28 (18.92%) Data Visualisation
9 27 (18.24%) Data Analytics
9 27 (18.24%) Data Modelling
10 26 (17.57%) Requirements Gathering
11 20 (13.51%) Dashboard Development
11 20 (13.51%) Data Governance
12 19 (12.84%) Kimball Methodology
13 18 (12.16%) Mathematics
14 17 (11.49%) Problem-Solving
15 16 (10.81%) Validation
16 15 (10.14%) Data Validation
17 14 (9.46%) Business Analysis
17 14 (9.46%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 120 (81.08%) SQL
2 34 (22.97%) Python
3 12 (8.11%) R
4 4 (2.70%) PL/SQL
5 3 (2.03%) VBA
6 2 (1.35%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.35%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.35%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.68%) C#
7 1 (0.68%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 1 (0.68%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (11.49%) Degree
2 3 (2.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.68%) ISEB
3 1 (0.68%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.68%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (27.70%) Data Quality
2 5 (3.38%) MiFID
3 3 (2.03%) QA
3 3 (2.03%) Solvency II
4 2 (1.35%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 1 (0.68%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 14 (9.46%) Salesforce.com
2 10 (6.76%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.38%) Alteryx
3 5 (3.38%) PeopleSoft
3 5 (3.38%) SAP
4 4 (2.70%) Google
4 4 (2.70%) Informatica
5 2 (1.35%) Bloomberg
5 2 (1.35%) Ceridian
5 2 (1.35%) Crimson Hexagon
5 2 (1.35%) Oracle
6 1 (0.68%) Adobe
6 1 (0.68%) Charles River
6 1 (0.68%) Facebook
6 1 (0.68%) FactSet
6 1 (0.68%) Fidessa
6 1 (0.68%) HubSpot
6 1 (0.68%) IBM
6 1 (0.68%) Talend
6 1 (0.68%) Trillium