Period
to 21 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Data Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 335 357 315
Rank change year-on-year +22 -42 +67
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Analyst 1,506 1,433 1,995
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.91% 0.86% 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 0.89% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1,267 1,281 1,679
England median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -9.09% +3.36%
10th Percentile £23,250 £25,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £62,500
UK median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year +14.29% -8.50% +3.38%

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 158,805 160,136 189,459
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.23% 96.49% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 131,332 134,053 159,948
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 +26 711 £47,500 +11.76% 63
South East -10 233 £35,000 +7.69% 30
North of England +2 203 £33,250 +4.31% 19
North West +1 139 £35,000 +11.11% 14
Midlands -3 134 £32,250 +7.50% 10
South West +65 120 £32,500 - 16
East of England +1 113 £35,000 -1.41% 19
West Midlands -5 100 £32,500 +12.07% 7
Yorkshire 0 55 £31,000 -3.13% 3
East Midlands -18 34 £31,500 -10.00% 3
North East -17 9 £33,500 -10.67% 2
Data Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 21 February 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.

1 932 (61.89%) SQL
2 498 (33.07%) Microsoft Excel
3 478 (31.74%) Finance
4 475 (31.54%) Data Analysis
5 414 (27.49%) Business Intelligence
6 405 (26.89%) Analytical Skills
7 386 (25.63%) Analytics
8 344 (22.84%) SQL Server
9 300 (19.92%) Degree
10 278 (18.46%) Data Quality
11 271 (17.99%) Data Management
12 222 (14.74%) Marketing
13 220 (14.61%) Tableau
14 217 (14.41%) Microsoft
15 211 (14.01%) Data Warehouse
16 208 (13.81%) Data Modelling
16 208 (13.81%) Python
17 198 (13.15%) Mathematics
18 160 (10.62%) ETL
19 157 (10.42%) Power BI
20 156 (10.36%) Agile Software Development
21 152 (10.09%) Data Analytics
22 148 (9.83%) R
23 141 (9.36%) Visualisation
24 138 (9.16%) SAS
24 138 (9.16%) VBA
25 131 (8.70%) CRM
26 127 (8.43%) Data Governance
27 126 (8.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
28 121 (8.03%) SQL Server Integration Services

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
1 138 (9.16%) SAS
2 17 (1.13%) Apache Spark
3 10 (0.66%) SharePoint
4 6 (0.40%) Jupyter
5 3 (0.20%) Confluence
5 3 (0.20%) IPython
6 2 (0.13%) Apache
7 1 (0.066%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.066%) WebLogic
Applications
1 498 (33.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 81 (5.38%) Microsoft Office
3 61 (4.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 47 (3.12%) SPSS
5 33 (2.19%) MS Visio
6 31 (2.06%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.27%) Stata
8 1 (0.066%) EViews
8 1 (0.066%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 13 (0.86%) Actimize
2 12 (0.80%) Markit EDM
3 10 (0.66%) WebTrends
4 7 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.46%) FastStats
5 6 (0.40%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 6 (0.40%) SAP HR
5 6 (0.40%) SAP MDG
5 6 (0.40%) SAP MDM
5 6 (0.40%) SAP MM
5 6 (0.40%) SAP SRM
6 4 (0.27%) Adobe Campaign
6 4 (0.27%) SAP PP
7 3 (0.20%) Raiser's Edge
7 3 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 3 (0.20%) thinkFolio
8 2 (0.13%) NetSuite
8 2 (0.13%) SAP HCM
8 2 (0.13%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 50 (3.32%) Google Analytics
2 26 (1.73%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (1.39%) Adobe Analytics
4 20 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 15 (1.00%) SaaS
6 8 (0.53%) OpenShift
7 6 (0.40%) GitHub
8 5 (0.33%) AdWords
8 5 (0.33%) Boomi
9 4 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.27%) Google Tag Manager
9 4 (0.27%) Office 365
10 2 (0.13%) Azure Data Factory
10 2 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
10 2 (0.13%) Taleo
11 1 (0.066%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.066%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.066%) AWS Data Pipeline
11 1 (0.066%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
11 1 (0.066%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.20%) SMS
2 13 (0.86%) Firewall
3 12 (0.80%) Internet
4 6 (0.40%) LAN
4 6 (0.40%) WAN
5 3 (0.20%) Broadband
6 1 (0.066%) ATM
6 1 (0.066%) DHCP
6 1 (0.066%) DNS
6 1 (0.066%) FTP
6 1 (0.066%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 344 (22.84%) SQL Server
2 211 (14.01%) Data Warehouse
3 157 (10.42%) Power BI
4 126 (8.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 121 (8.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 98 (6.51%) Big Data
7 88 (5.84%) QlikView
8 77 (5.11%) BusinessObjects
9 54 (3.59%) Data Mining
10 52 (3.45%) MS Access
10 52 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 50 (3.32%) MySQL
12 42 (2.79%) Hadoop
13 40 (2.66%) Relational Database
14 24 (1.59%) Data Mart
15 23 (1.53%) OLAP
16 20 (1.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
17 18 (1.20%) Crystal Reports
18 17 (1.13%) Spotfire
18 17 (1.13%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 29 (1.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 17 (1.13%) JIRA
3 16 (1.06%) ERwin
4 14 (0.93%) LSMW
5 8 (0.53%) Git (software)
5 8 (0.53%) Visual Studio
6 5 (0.33%) Zephyr
7 2 (0.13%) PeopleTools
7 2 (0.13%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.066%) CA Gen
8 1 (0.066%) RStudio
General
1 478 (31.74%) Finance
2 222 (14.74%) Marketing
3 111 (7.37%) Retail
4 89 (5.91%) Banking
5 51 (3.39%) Legal
6 29 (1.93%) Advertising
7 28 (1.86%) Games
7 28 (1.86%) Telecoms
8 22 (1.46%) Manufacturing
9 19 (1.26%) Law
10 15 (1.00%) Investment Banking
11 11 (0.73%) Automotive
12 10 (0.66%) Billing
13 9 (0.60%) Back Office
13 9 (0.60%) Publishing
13 9 (0.60%) Retail Banking
14 6 (0.40%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.33%) Electronics
15 5 (0.33%) Front Office
16 4 (0.27%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (1.26%) HTML
1 19 (1.26%) XML
2 11 (0.73%) .NET
2 11 (0.73%) Web Services
3 9 (0.60%) Pandas
4 8 (0.53%) CSS
4 8 (0.53%) Middleware
4 8 (0.53%) Natural Language Processing
5 7 (0.46%) D3.js
5 7 (0.46%) JSON
6 6 (0.40%) NumPy
6 6 (0.40%) SOAP
7 5 (0.33%) ODBC
7 5 (0.33%) REST
7 5 (0.33%) XSD
8 3 (0.20%) Bokeh
8 3 (0.20%) Matplotlib
9 2 (0.13%) Kafka
9 2 (0.13%) PostGIS
9 2 (0.13%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 405 (26.89%) Analytical Skills
2 81 (5.38%) Computer Science
3 53 (3.52%) Management Information System
4 39 (2.59%) Algorithms
5 35 (2.32%) Data Structures
6 24 (1.59%) Data Protection Act
6 24 (1.59%) Fintech
7 17 (1.13%) Reinsurance
8 16 (1.06%) Analytical Mindset
9 13 (0.86%) Data Centre
10 12 (0.80%) Credit Risk
11 11 (0.73%) Equities
11 11 (0.73%) Hedge funds
12 10 (0.66%) Fixed Income
12 10 (0.66%) Reference Data
12 10 (0.66%) User Experience
13 8 (0.53%) FMCG
14 7 (0.46%) BBC
14 7 (0.46%) Driving Licence
14 7 (0.46%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 27 (1.79%) Windows
2 25 (1.66%) Unix
3 14 (0.93%) Windows Server
4 11 (0.73%) Linux
5 5 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.20%) Android
7 2 (0.13%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.066%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.066%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 475 (31.54%) Data Analysis
2 414 (27.49%) Business Intelligence
3 386 (25.63%) Analytics
4 271 (17.99%) Data Management
5 208 (13.81%) Data Modelling
6 198 (13.15%) Mathematics
7 160 (10.62%) ETL
8 156 (10.36%) Agile Software Development
9 152 (10.09%) Data Analytics
10 141 (9.36%) Visualisation
11 131 (8.70%) CRM
12 127 (8.43%) Data Governance
13 120 (7.97%) Statistics
14 109 (7.24%) Business Analysis
15 103 (6.84%) Migration
16 102 (6.77%) Data Science
17 96 (6.37%) Data Visualisation
18 90 (5.98%) Stakeholder Management
19 84 (5.58%) Data Migration
20 81 (5.38%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 932 (61.89%) SQL
2 208 (13.81%) Python
3 148 (9.83%) R
4 138 (9.16%) VBA
5 82 (5.44%) T-SQL
6 42 (2.79%) VB
7 33 (2.19%) PL/SQL
8 28 (1.86%) JavaScript
9 22 (1.46%) C++
10 20 (1.33%) PHP
11 19 (1.26%) Java
12 17 (1.13%) MATLAB
13 13 (0.86%) ABAP
14 12 (0.80%) C#
15 7 (0.46%) C
15 7 (0.46%) PowerShell
15 7 (0.46%) VB.NET
16 6 (0.40%) SAS Macro
17 5 (0.33%) Perl
18 4 (0.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 300 (19.92%) Degree
2 56 (3.72%) Numerate Degree
3 47 (3.12%) ISEB
4 28 (1.86%) PhD
5 24 (1.59%) Computer Science Degree
6 12 (0.80%) Security Cleared
7 10 (0.66%) SC Cleared
8 9 (0.60%) CISA
8 9 (0.60%) CISM
8 9 (0.60%) CISSP
9 5 (0.33%) HND
9 5 (0.33%) ISTQB
9 5 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (0.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (0.27%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.13%) HNC
12 2 (0.13%) PMP
12 2 (0.13%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 278 (18.46%) Data Quality
2 82 (5.44%) GDPR
3 77 (5.11%) QA
4 44 (2.92%) Solvency II
5 33 (2.19%) SLA
6 19 (1.26%) PCI DSS
7 13 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 11 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 11 (0.73%) PMO
9 5 (0.33%) SEPA
10 3 (0.20%) MiFID
11 1 (0.066%) Actionable Recommendations
11 1 (0.066%) COSHH
11 1 (0.066%) EMIR
11 1 (0.066%) GxP
11 1 (0.066%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 10 (0.66%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.066%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (0.60%) Ganglia
2 5 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (0.27%) Oozie
4 2 (0.13%) Cacti
4 2 (0.13%) Nagios
5 1 (0.066%) Netcool
5 1 (0.066%) SCCM
5 1 (0.066%) SCOM
Vendors
1 220 (14.61%) Tableau
2 217 (14.41%) Microsoft
3 108 (7.17%) SAP
4 99 (6.57%) Oracle
5 70 (4.65%) Google
6 37 (2.46%) Adobe
7 33 (2.19%) Alteryx
8 32 (2.12%) Informatica
9 30 (1.99%) Cognos
10 29 (1.93%) Salesforce.com
11 28 (1.86%) Sybase
12 19 (1.26%) Capita
13 17 (1.13%) Teradata
14 16 (1.06%) Talend
15 13 (0.86%) JD Edwards
15 13 (0.86%) Sage
16 11 (0.73%) Cloudera
16 11 (0.73%) Twitter
17 9 (0.60%) Charles River
18 8 (0.53%) ServiceNow