Period
to 20 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Data Analyst was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 20 May 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
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 351 363 349
Rank change year-on-year +12 -14 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Analyst 1,435 1,361 1,797
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.89% 0.85% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 0.88% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1,175 1,169 1,507
England median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +2.56%
10th Percentile £21,750 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -10.26% +1.30%

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 155,165 155,084 182,691
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.42% 96.50% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 127,171 129,387 155,061
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 £81,250 £77,500 £76,250
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 20 May 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 20 May 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 +11 623 £44,500 +4.71% 69
South East -2 267 £35,625 +14.00% 27
North of England -9 190 £32,500 - 26
Midlands +3 134 £31,500 +5.00% 27
North West -16 124 £32,500 +3.17% 14
East of England +24 115 £32,500 - 12
South West +42 111 £32,000 +3.23% 20
West Midlands +33 106 £32,500 +8.33% 15
Yorkshire +11 55 £30,750 -12.14% 12
East Midlands -25 28 £30,750 -9.56% 11
North East -10 11 £31,000 +12.73%
Data Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 20 May 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.

1 895 (62.37%) SQL
2 481 (33.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 471 (32.82%) Data Analysis
4 454 (31.64%) Analytical Skills
5 417 (29.06%) Finance
6 377 (26.27%) SQL Server
7 372 (25.92%) Business Intelligence
8 321 (22.37%) Analytics
9 297 (20.70%) Microsoft
10 262 (18.26%) Degree
10 262 (18.26%) Data Quality
11 202 (14.08%) Problem-Solving
11 202 (14.08%) Data Warehouse
12 199 (13.87%) Data Modelling
13 198 (13.80%) Data Management
14 179 (12.47%) Power BI
15 177 (12.33%) Mathematics
16 176 (12.26%) Marketing
17 173 (12.06%) Tableau
18 172 (11.99%) Python
19 170 (11.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 154 (10.73%) Visualisation
21 148 (10.31%) ETL
22 142 (9.90%) Agile Software Development
23 130 (9.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 130 (9.06%) T-SQL
24 129 (8.99%) CRM
25 125 (8.71%) VBA
26 123 (8.57%) Data Analytics
27 122 (8.50%) 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 78 (5.44%) SAS
2 13 (0.91%) Apache Spark
2 13 (0.91%) SharePoint
3 7 (0.49%) Jupyter
4 6 (0.42%) Confluence
5 5 (0.35%) IIS
6 3 (0.21%) IPython
7 2 (0.14%) Apache
7 2 (0.14%) Apache Airflow
7 2 (0.14%) CMS
8 1 (0.070%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.070%) LiveLink
8 1 (0.070%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.070%) WebLogic
Applications
1 481 (33.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 122 (8.50%) Microsoft Office
3 60 (4.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 56 (3.90%) SPSS
5 43 (3.00%) MS Visio
6 27 (1.88%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.49%) Stata
8 1 (0.070%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.070%) CPLEX
8 1 (0.070%) EViews
8 1 (0.070%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 12 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.70%) Markit EDM
3 8 (0.56%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 7 (0.49%) SAP HR
4 7 (0.49%) WebTrends
5 5 (0.35%) Abakus
5 5 (0.35%) Actimize
5 5 (0.35%) FastStats
6 4 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.28%) PeopleSoft HRMS
7 3 (0.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 3 (0.21%) SAP MDG
7 3 (0.21%) SAP MDM
7 3 (0.21%) SAP MM
7 3 (0.21%) SAP SRM
7 3 (0.21%) thinkFolio
7 3 (0.21%) Workfront
8 2 (0.14%) Adobe Campaign
8 2 (0.14%) Sprinklr
8 2 (0.14%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 56 (3.90%) Google Analytics
2 29 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (1.53%) SaaS
4 14 (0.98%) Adobe Analytics
5 13 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (0.42%) AdWords
6 6 (0.42%) Office 365
7 5 (0.35%) Google Attribution 360
7 5 (0.35%) Google Tag Manager
8 4 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.28%) GitHub
8 4 (0.28%) Taleo
9 3 (0.21%) Boomi
10 2 (0.14%) Azure Data Factory
10 2 (0.14%) Force.com
10 2 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.070%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.070%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.070%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.070%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (1.32%) SMS
2 13 (0.91%) Firewall
3 12 (0.84%) Internet
4 7 (0.49%) LAN
4 7 (0.49%) WAN
5 4 (0.28%) Broadband
6 1 (0.070%) ATM
6 1 (0.070%) DHCP
6 1 (0.070%) DNS
6 1 (0.070%) IMAP
6 1 (0.070%) Intranet
6 1 (0.070%) Skype
6 1 (0.070%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 377 (26.27%) SQL Server
2 202 (14.08%) Data Warehouse
3 179 (12.47%) Power BI
4 170 (11.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 130 (9.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 108 (7.53%) Big Data
7 70 (4.88%) Relational Database
7 70 (4.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 61 (4.25%) QlikView
9 57 (3.97%) Data Mining
10 54 (3.76%) BusinessObjects
11 52 (3.62%) Hadoop
12 51 (3.55%) MySQL
13 46 (3.21%) MS Access
14 24 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
14 24 (1.67%) SQL Server 2016
15 23 (1.60%) RDBMS
16 18 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
17 17 (1.18%) Crystal Reports
18 14 (0.98%) GIS
Development Applications
1 23 (1.60%) JIRA
2 22 (1.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 18 (1.25%) ERwin
4 9 (0.63%) Git (software)
5 7 (0.49%) LSMW
6 6 (0.42%) PowerDesigner
7 4 (0.28%) PeopleTools
7 4 (0.28%) Zephyr
8 3 (0.21%) MagicDraw
8 3 (0.21%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.070%) CA Gen
9 1 (0.070%) ER Studio
9 1 (0.070%) Subversion
9 1 (0.070%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 417 (29.06%) Finance
2 176 (12.26%) Marketing
3 106 (7.39%) Retail
4 63 (4.39%) Banking
5 40 (2.79%) Legal
6 38 (2.65%) Advertising
7 23 (1.60%) Games
8 21 (1.46%) Telecoms
9 17 (1.18%) Front Office
10 13 (0.91%) Billing
11 11 (0.77%) Manufacturing
12 10 (0.70%) Investment Banking
12 10 (0.70%) Law
13 9 (0.63%) Publishing
14 8 (0.56%) Automotive
15 7 (0.49%) Retail Banking
16 6 (0.42%) Back Office
16 6 (0.42%) French Language
17 5 (0.35%) Financial Institution
18 3 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (1.67%) .NET
1 24 (1.67%) XML
2 11 (0.77%) Natural Language Processing
3 9 (0.63%) HTML
3 9 (0.63%) JSON
3 9 (0.63%) NumPy
3 9 (0.63%) Pandas
4 8 (0.56%) D3.js
5 7 (0.49%) ODBC
6 6 (0.42%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 5 (0.35%) Web Services
8 4 (0.28%) Bokeh
8 4 (0.28%) Matplotlib
9 3 (0.21%) Ajax
9 3 (0.21%) FpML
9 3 (0.21%) jQuery
9 3 (0.21%) SOAP
10 2 (0.14%) .NET Framework
10 2 (0.14%) COM
10 2 (0.14%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 454 (31.64%) Analytical Skills
2 67 (4.67%) Computer Science
3 63 (4.39%) Management Information System
4 47 (3.28%) Fintech
5 45 (3.14%) Data Structures
6 36 (2.51%) Self-Motivation
7 32 (2.23%) Algorithms
8 25 (1.74%) Analytical Mindset
9 21 (1.46%) Data Protection Act
10 17 (1.18%) Reference Data
11 13 (0.91%) Data Centre
11 13 (0.91%) Derivative
12 12 (0.84%) Reinsurance
13 10 (0.70%) NHS
14 8 (0.56%) Credit Risk
14 8 (0.56%) Digital Media
14 8 (0.56%) Fixed Income
14 8 (0.56%) Greenfield Project
14 8 (0.56%) Hedge funds
14 8 (0.56%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 26 (1.81%) Windows
2 17 (1.18%) Unix
3 9 (0.63%) Linux
4 7 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (0.42%) Windows Server
5 6 (0.42%) Windows Vista
5 6 (0.42%) Windows XP
6 5 (0.35%) Windows 7
6 5 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.21%) Android
8 2 (0.14%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.070%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 471 (32.82%) Data Analysis
2 372 (25.92%) Business Intelligence
3 321 (22.37%) Analytics
4 202 (14.08%) Problem-Solving
5 199 (13.87%) Data Modelling
6 198 (13.80%) Data Management
7 177 (12.33%) Mathematics
8 154 (10.73%) Visualisation
9 148 (10.31%) ETL
10 142 (9.90%) Agile Software Development
11 129 (8.99%) CRM
12 123 (8.57%) Data Analytics
13 109 (7.60%) Statistics
14 105 (7.32%) Data Visualisation
15 98 (6.83%) Data Governance
16 94 (6.55%) Migration
17 91 (6.34%) Data Science
18 87 (6.06%) Business Analysis
19 78 (5.44%) Data Cleansing
19 78 (5.44%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 895 (62.37%) SQL
2 172 (11.99%) Python
3 130 (9.06%) T-SQL
4 125 (8.71%) VBA
5 108 (7.53%) R
6 39 (2.72%) Java
7 37 (2.58%) VB
8 32 (2.23%) JavaScript
8 32 (2.23%) PL/SQL
9 31 (2.16%) C++
10 28 (1.95%) C#
11 23 (1.60%) MATLAB
12 14 (0.98%) PowerShell
13 13 (0.91%) C
13 13 (0.91%) PHP
14 8 (0.56%) VB.NET
15 7 (0.49%) ABAP
15 7 (0.49%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 6 (0.42%) Fortran
16 6 (0.42%) Perl
Qualifications
1 262 (18.26%) Degree
2 43 (3.00%) Numerate Degree
3 34 (2.37%) ISEB
4 29 (2.02%) PhD
5 12 (0.84%) Security Cleared
6 8 (0.56%) Computer Science Degree
7 7 (0.49%) HND
7 7 (0.49%) SC Cleared
8 5 (0.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (0.28%) CISA
9 4 (0.28%) CISM
9 4 (0.28%) CISSP
9 4 (0.28%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (0.28%) Postgraduate
10 2 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.14%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.070%) MCDBA
11 1 (0.070%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 262 (18.26%) Data Quality
2 59 (4.11%) QA
3 52 (3.62%) GDPR
4 32 (2.23%) SLA
5 27 (1.88%) Solvency II
6 25 (1.74%) PCI DSS
7 12 (0.84%) MiFID
8 10 (0.70%) PMO
9 4 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 2 (0.14%) EMIR
10 2 (0.14%) IFRS
10 2 (0.14%) IFRS 9
10 2 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.070%) COBIT
11 1 (0.070%) COSHH
11 1 (0.070%) COSO
11 1 (0.070%) Dodd-Frank
11 1 (0.070%) GxP
System Software
1 7 (0.49%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.070%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 9 (0.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.070%) Cacti
2 1 (0.070%) Nagios
2 1 (0.070%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 297 (20.70%) Microsoft
2 173 (12.06%) Tableau
3 83 (5.78%) Oracle
4 70 (4.88%) Google
5 54 (3.76%) SAP
6 30 (2.09%) WorldPay
7 27 (1.88%) Adobe
7 27 (1.88%) Alteryx
8 26 (1.81%) Salesforce.com
9 25 (1.74%) Cognos
10 23 (1.60%) Capita
11 21 (1.46%) Talend
12 15 (1.05%) IBM
12 15 (1.05%) Informatica
13 14 (0.98%) Sybase
14 12 (0.84%) JD Edwards
15 9 (0.63%) Teradata
16 7 (0.49%) Confirmit
16 7 (0.49%) MicroStrategy
16 7 (0.49%) Twitter