Period
to 18 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Data Analyst was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

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

Data Analyst
UK > England
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 345 379 363
Rank change year-on-year +34 -16 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Analyst 1,483 1,402 1,621
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.93% 0.84% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 0.88% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1,201 1,164 1,389
England median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -10.26% +1.30%
10th Percentile £22,250 £23,663 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -10.26% +0.97%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in 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
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 153,015 160,018 179,940
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.25% 96.06% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 124,154 130,190 152,960
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Data Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Analyst in England

Data Analyst
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Data Analyst in England

Data Analyst
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analyst in England over the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Data Analyst in England

Data Analyst
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 18 August 2018. 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
London +57 671 £45,000 - 60
South East +29 276 £36,000 +20.00% 24
North of England +10 189 £32,500 +8.33% 19
Midlands 0 124 £32,500 -2.26% 22
East of England +1 113 £32,500 - 13
South West +43 112 £33,000 +1.54% 12
North West -6 111 £35,000 +16.67% 9
West Midlands +22 88 £32,000 -8.57% 15
Yorkshire +40 67 £27,000 -21.74% 7
East Midlands 0 36 £35,000 +20.69% 7
North East -15 11 £31,000 +12.73% 3
Data Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, 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 England region featuring Data Analyst in the job title.

1 969 (65.34%) SQL
2 496 (33.45%) Data Analysis
3 478 (32.23%) Microsoft Excel
4 451 (30.41%) Analytical Skills
5 428 (28.86%) Business Intelligence
6 389 (26.23%) Finance
7 367 (24.75%) SQL Server
8 349 (23.53%) Analytics
9 322 (21.71%) Microsoft
10 272 (18.34%) Degree
11 240 (16.18%) Data Quality
12 235 (15.85%) Data Warehouse
13 232 (15.64%) Visualisation
14 210 (14.16%) Marketing
15 204 (13.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 201 (13.55%) Tableau
16 201 (13.55%) Problem-Solving
17 199 (13.42%) Data Modelling
18 198 (13.35%) Power BI
19 185 (12.47%) Mathematics
20 173 (11.67%) Python
21 172 (11.60%) Data Management
22 157 (10.59%) CRM
22 157 (10.59%) T-SQL
23 152 (10.25%) Agile Software Development
24 151 (10.18%) ETL
25 150 (10.11%) VBA
26 146 (9.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
27 142 (9.58%) Data Visualisation
28 127 (8.56%) Microsoft Office

Data Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 87 (5.87%) SAS
2 24 (1.62%) SharePoint
3 17 (1.15%) Apache Spark
4 10 (0.67%) Apache
5 9 (0.61%) IIS
6 8 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (0.34%) Confluence
8 4 (0.27%) CMS
9 3 (0.20%) Apache Solr
9 3 (0.20%) Jupyter
10 2 (0.13%) Apache Airflow
10 2 (0.13%) ArcGIS
10 2 (0.13%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.067%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.067%) CICS
11 1 (0.067%) IPython
11 1 (0.067%) LiveLink
11 1 (0.067%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 478 (32.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 127 (8.56%) Microsoft Office
3 70 (4.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 61 (4.11%) SPSS
5 31 (2.09%) MS Visio
6 26 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.54%) Stata
8 1 (0.067%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.067%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.067%) CPLEX
8 1 (0.067%) EViews
8 1 (0.067%) GIMP
8 1 (0.067%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.067%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 18 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.81%) Abakus
2 12 (0.81%) Actimize
2 12 (0.81%) FastStats
3 10 (0.67%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 7 (0.47%) Cognos TM1
4 7 (0.47%) NetSuite
5 6 (0.40%) Markit EDM
5 6 (0.40%) SAP HR
6 4 (0.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 3 (0.20%) Adobe Campaign
7 3 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.20%) SAP HCM
7 3 (0.20%) Workfront
8 2 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.13%) PeopleSoft HRMS
8 2 (0.13%) SAP MDM
8 2 (0.13%) Sprinklr
8 2 (0.13%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 64 (4.32%) Google Analytics
2 40 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (1.69%) SaaS
4 18 (1.21%) Amazon AWS
5 16 (1.08%) Office 365
6 12 (0.81%) Google Attribution 360
7 9 (0.61%) Adobe Analytics
8 8 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (0.54%) SuccessFactors
9 7 (0.47%) Google Tag Manager
10 6 (0.40%) AdWords
10 6 (0.40%) Amazon S3
11 5 (0.34%) Dynamics 365
12 4 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (0.27%) PaaS
13 3 (0.20%) GitHub
13 3 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
14 2 (0.13%) AWS Lambda
14 2 (0.13%) Boomi
14 2 (0.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.01%) SMS
2 13 (0.88%) LAN
2 13 (0.88%) WAN
3 11 (0.74%) Wireless
4 10 (0.67%) Internet
5 6 (0.40%) BGP
5 6 (0.40%) BIG-IP
5 6 (0.40%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (0.40%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (0.40%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 6 (0.40%) IP Telephony
5 6 (0.40%) OSPF
6 5 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (0.27%) iBeacon
7 4 (0.27%) Wireless Security
8 3 (0.20%) Broadband
9 2 (0.13%) Intranet
9 2 (0.13%) iSCSI
9 2 (0.13%) Network Security
9 2 (0.13%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 367 (24.75%) SQL Server
2 235 (15.85%) Data Warehouse
3 204 (13.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 198 (13.35%) Power BI
5 146 (9.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 116 (7.82%) Big Data
7 85 (5.73%) Relational Database
8 83 (5.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 73 (4.92%) Data Mining
10 70 (4.72%) MySQL
11 66 (4.45%) Hadoop
12 57 (3.84%) BusinessObjects
12 57 (3.84%) MS Access
12 57 (3.84%) QlikView
13 30 (2.02%) RDBMS
14 25 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
15 22 (1.48%) Crystal Reports
16 18 (1.21%) Azure SQL Database
17 15 (1.01%) NoSQL
17 15 (1.01%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 33 (2.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 26 (1.75%) JIRA
3 17 (1.15%) ERwin
4 11 (0.74%) PowerDesigner
5 7 (0.47%) Git (software)
5 7 (0.47%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.20%) MagicDraw
7 2 (0.13%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.13%) Maven
7 2 (0.13%) PeopleTools
7 2 (0.13%) Subversion
7 2 (0.13%) Visual Website Optimizer
8 1 (0.067%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.067%) ER Studio
8 1 (0.067%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.067%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.067%) RStudio
8 1 (0.067%) Selenium
8 1 (0.067%) Toad
8 1 (0.067%) Zephyr
General
1 389 (26.23%) Finance
2 210 (14.16%) Marketing
3 101 (6.81%) Retail
4 71 (4.79%) Banking
5 54 (3.64%) Advertising
6 26 (1.75%) Games
6 26 (1.75%) Manufacturing
6 26 (1.75%) Telecoms
7 22 (1.48%) Front Office
8 19 (1.28%) Legal
9 15 (1.01%) Law
10 12 (0.81%) Investment Banking
11 11 (0.74%) Back Office
11 11 (0.74%) Electronics
12 6 (0.40%) Billing
12 6 (0.40%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.40%) Publishing
13 5 (0.34%) Retail Banking
14 4 (0.27%) Local Government
14 4 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (2.43%) XML
2 29 (1.96%) .NET
3 14 (0.94%) Kafka
4 13 (0.88%) Natural Language Processing
5 12 (0.81%) Web Services
6 11 (0.74%) JSON
6 11 (0.74%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 8 (0.54%) HTML
8 7 (0.47%) REST
9 6 (0.40%) CSS
9 6 (0.40%) ODBC
9 6 (0.40%) SOAP
10 5 (0.34%) jQuery
10 5 (0.34%) NumPy
11 4 (0.27%) D3.js
11 4 (0.27%) LESS
11 4 (0.27%) Matplotlib
11 4 (0.27%) Pandas
11 4 (0.27%) SailPoint
11 4 (0.27%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 451 (30.41%) Analytical Skills
2 81 (5.46%) Computer Science
3 71 (4.79%) Management Information System
4 58 (3.91%) Fintech
5 56 (3.78%) Data Structures
6 34 (2.29%) Analytical Mindset
7 31 (2.09%) Self-Motivation
8 27 (1.82%) Algorithms
9 22 (1.48%) Reference Data
10 20 (1.35%) Virtual Team
11 18 (1.21%) Reinsurance
12 15 (1.01%) Data Protection Act
13 13 (0.88%) Derivative
13 13 (0.88%) Digital Media
14 12 (0.81%) Data Centre
14 12 (0.81%) Greenfield Project
15 10 (0.67%) Hedge funds
15 10 (0.67%) User Experience
16 9 (0.61%) Equities
16 9 (0.61%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 32 (2.16%) Windows
2 15 (1.01%) Linux
3 10 (0.67%) Unix
4 6 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (0.40%) Windows Vista
4 6 (0.40%) Windows XP
5 5 (0.34%) Android
5 5 (0.34%) Windows 7
6 4 (0.27%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.067%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 496 (33.45%) Data Analysis
2 428 (28.86%) Business Intelligence
3 349 (23.53%) Analytics
4 232 (15.64%) Visualisation
5 201 (13.55%) Problem-Solving
6 199 (13.42%) Data Modelling
7 185 (12.47%) Mathematics
8 172 (11.60%) Data Management
9 157 (10.59%) CRM
10 152 (10.25%) Agile Software Development
11 151 (10.18%) ETL
12 142 (9.58%) Data Visualisation
13 122 (8.23%) Data Analytics
14 111 (7.48%) Data Science
14 111 (7.48%) Statistics
15 97 (6.54%) Data Governance
16 96 (6.47%) Migration
17 89 (6.00%) Stakeholder Management
18 87 (5.87%) Decision-Making
19 76 (5.12%) Actionable Insight
Programming Languages
1 969 (65.34%) SQL
2 173 (11.67%) Python
3 157 (10.59%) T-SQL
4 150 (10.11%) VBA
5 107 (7.22%) R
6 51 (3.44%) C#
7 50 (3.37%) Java
8 37 (2.49%) JavaScript
9 35 (2.36%) PL/SQL
10 27 (1.82%) C
11 24 (1.62%) C++
12 23 (1.55%) PowerShell
13 19 (1.28%) MATLAB
14 14 (0.94%) PHP
15 13 (0.88%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 12 (0.81%) VB
17 10 (0.67%) VB.NET
18 5 (0.34%) Shell Script
19 4 (0.27%) Fortran
19 4 (0.27%) Perl
Qualifications
1 272 (18.34%) Degree
2 38 (2.56%) Numerate Degree
3 23 (1.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 23 (1.55%) PhD
4 15 (1.01%) Security Cleared
5 5 (0.34%) CCNA
5 5 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (0.34%) ISEB
6 4 (0.27%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.20%) Postgraduate
7 3 (0.20%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.13%) AAT
8 2 (0.13%) ACCA
8 2 (0.13%) CCNP
8 2 (0.13%) CFA
8 2 (0.13%) CIMA
8 2 (0.13%) HND
8 2 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.067%) CBAP
9 1 (0.067%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 240 (16.18%) Data Quality
2 48 (3.24%) QA
3 43 (2.90%) GDPR
4 20 (1.35%) SLA
5 19 (1.28%) PCI DSS
6 11 (0.74%) MiFID
7 7 (0.47%) PMO
7 7 (0.47%) Solvency II
8 5 (0.34%) Actionable Recommendations
9 3 (0.20%) IFRS
9 3 (0.20%) IFRS 9
10 1 (0.067%) COBIT
10 1 (0.067%) COSO
10 1 (0.067%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.067%) EMIR
System Software
1 3 (0.20%) Docker
2 2 (0.13%) HDFS
3 1 (0.067%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (0.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (0.20%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.13%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.067%) CA Endevor
4 1 (0.067%) Grafana
4 1 (0.067%) Kibana
4 1 (0.067%) NetVault Backup
4 1 (0.067%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 322 (21.71%) Microsoft
2 201 (13.55%) Tableau
3 115 (7.75%) Oracle
4 76 (5.12%) Google
5 57 (3.84%) SAP
6 38 (2.56%) Cognos
7 30 (2.02%) WorldPay
8 27 (1.82%) Capita
8 27 (1.82%) IBM
9 25 (1.69%) Adobe
9 25 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
10 22 (1.48%) Alteryx
10 22 (1.48%) MicroStrategy
11 15 (1.01%) Talend
12 14 (0.94%) Bloomberg
12 14 (0.94%) Sybase
13 13 (0.88%) Trillium
14 12 (0.81%) Convertro
14 12 (0.81%) DoubleClick
14 12 (0.81%) Visual IQ