Period
to 21 September 2021

The median annual salary for a Data Analyst was £39,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 21 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
England > East of England
6 months to
21 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 170 126 182
Rank change year-on-year -44 +56 +65
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Analyst 65 15 98
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 1.24% 0.76% 1.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% 0.79% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 34 12 71
10th Percentile £29,414 £36,250 £27,750
25th Percentile £32,125 £37,188 £31,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £39,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -1.25% -5.88% +30.77%
75th Percentile £48,750 £43,125 £50,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £45,000 £52,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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
East of England
Permanent vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 4,733 1,895 6,729
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 90.46% 95.47% 95.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2,768 1,534 5,100
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,500 £25,500
25th Percentile £34,472 £36,250 £33,569
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Median % change year-on-year - +3.26% +2.22%
75th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £80,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year - +6.80% +3.00%

Data Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings that featured Data Analyst in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Data Analyst in the East of England

Data Analyst
Salary Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Data Analyst in the East of England.

Salary trend for Data Analyst in the East of England

Data Analyst
Salary Histogram in the East of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Data Analyst in the East of England over the 6 months to 21 September 2021.

Salary histogram for Data Analyst in the East of England

Data Analyst
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Analyst within the East of England region over the 6 months to 21 September 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -40 25 £72,500 - 1
Hertfordshire -42 12 £42,000 - 4
Essex 0 11 £35,500 -5.33% 3
Suffolk -12 6 - -
Bedfordshire -28 5 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Norfolk - 4 £31,973 -
Data Analyst
England

Data Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 21 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 East of England region featuring Data Analyst in the job title.

1 36 (55.38%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (43.08%) Analytics
3 27 (41.54%) Business Intelligence
3 27 (41.54%) Social Skills
4 26 (40.00%) Degree
5 24 (36.92%) Visualisation
6 23 (35.38%) Tableau
6 23 (35.38%) Power BI
6 23 (35.38%) Data Management
6 23 (35.38%) Power Platform
7 20 (30.77%) Mathematics
8 19 (29.23%) Management Information System
8 19 (29.23%) SQL
8 19 (29.23%) Microsoft Excel
9 17 (26.15%) Finance
9 17 (26.15%) Data Quality
10 16 (24.62%) Spotfire
10 16 (24.62%) Oracle
10 16 (24.62%) SAP
11 15 (23.08%) Data Governance
11 15 (23.08%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 14 (21.54%) Analytical Thinking
12 14 (21.54%) Data Science
12 14 (21.54%) Problem-Solving
12 14 (21.54%) Data Migration
12 14 (21.54%) Data Cleansing
12 14 (21.54%) Life Science
12 14 (21.54%) Law
12 14 (21.54%) Migration
13 13 (20.00%) Saba

Data Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Applications
1 19 (29.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (4.62%) Oracle Smart View
3 2 (3.08%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.62%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 23 (35.38%) Power Platform
2 6 (9.23%) Azure
3 3 (4.62%) AWS
3 3 (4.62%) GCP
3 3 (4.62%) Snowflake
4 1 (1.54%) Azure Logic Apps
4 1 (1.54%) Boomi
4 1 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.54%) Collibra
4 1 (1.54%) iPaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (35.38%) Power BI
1 23 (35.38%) Tableau
2 16 (24.62%) Spotfire
3 13 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
4 8 (12.31%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (6.15%) Big Data
6 4 (6.15%) Data Lake
6 4 (6.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (6.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (4.62%) Amazon Redshift
7 3 (4.62%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 3 (4.62%) Looker
7 3 (4.62%) QlikView
7 3 (4.62%) SQL Server
8 2 (3.08%) Metadata
8 2 (3.08%) Star Schema
9 1 (1.54%) BigQuery
9 1 (1.54%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.54%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 1 (1.54%) JIRA
1 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 36 (55.38%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (41.54%) Social Skills
3 17 (26.15%) Finance
4 15 (23.08%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 14 (21.54%) Law
6 13 (20.00%) Humanities
7 7 (10.77%) Retail
8 5 (7.69%) Manufacturing
8 5 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (4.62%) Electronics
9 3 (4.62%) Marketing
9 3 (4.62%) Presentation Skills
10 2 (3.08%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.62%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 19 (29.23%) Management Information System
2 14 (21.54%) Life Science
3 13 (20.00%) Reference Data
4 6 (9.23%) Smart Meter
5 4 (6.15%) Data Structures
5 4 (6.15%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (6.15%) Pharmacovigilance
6 3 (4.62%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.54%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.54%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (1.54%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (43.08%) Analytics
2 27 (41.54%) Business Intelligence
3 24 (36.92%) Visualisation
4 23 (35.38%) Data Management
5 20 (30.77%) Mathematics
6 15 (23.08%) Data Governance
7 14 (21.54%) Analytical Thinking
7 14 (21.54%) Data Cleansing
7 14 (21.54%) Data Migration
7 14 (21.54%) Data Science
7 14 (21.54%) Migration
7 14 (21.54%) Problem-Solving
8 13 (20.00%) Data Analysis
8 13 (20.00%) Master Data Management
9 12 (18.46%) Decision-Making
10 10 (15.38%) Data Analytics
11 7 (10.77%) Collaborative Working
11 7 (10.77%) ETL
11 7 (10.77%) Validation
12 6 (9.23%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (29.23%) SQL
2 4 (6.15%) T-SQL
3 3 (4.62%) JavaScript
3 3 (4.62%) VBA
4 1 (1.54%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (40.00%) Degree
2 13 (20.00%) Numerate Degree
3 3 (4.62%) ACCA
3 3 (4.62%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (26.15%) Data Quality
2 13 (20.00%) GDPR
3 5 (7.69%) GxP
4 4 (6.15%) Good Clinical Practice
5 1 (1.54%) GRC
Systems Management
1 13 (20.00%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 16 (24.62%) Oracle
1 16 (24.62%) SAP
2 13 (20.00%) Saba
3 8 (12.31%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.62%) SYSPRO
5 1 (1.54%) Cognos
5 1 (1.54%) Dell
5 1 (1.54%) Informatica
5 1 (1.54%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.54%) Splunk
5 1 (1.54%) Talend
5 1 (1.54%) Workday