Period
to 18 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Data Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 18 November 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 355 358 359
Rank change year-on-year +3 +1 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Analyst 1,331 1,545 1,561
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.89% 0.92% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 0.96% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1,111 1,287 1,380
England median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,750 £24,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £62,500
UK median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

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 143,616 160,972 173,127
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.96% 95.89% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 116,655 130,105 146,174
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,250
90th Percentile £83,750 £78,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +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 November 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 November 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 +44 700 £47,500 - 77
South East -9 194 £35,000 +7.69% 14
North of England -21 163 £32,500 - 38
Midlands -14 103 £31,750 -2.31% 22
East of England -15 85 £40,000 +23.08% 5
North West -33 84 £32,500 -0.76% 18
South West +2 82 £32,500 -6.08% 16
Yorkshire +27 65 £33,500 +3.08% 10
West Midlands -6 58 £32,000 -13.51% 16
East Midlands +2 45 £30,403 +1.34% 6
North East -5 14 £32,000 +6.67% 10
Data Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 860 (64.61%) SQL
2 430 (32.31%) Data Analysis
3 407 (30.58%) Business Intelligence
4 406 (30.50%) Analytics
5 393 (29.53%) Analytical Skills
6 392 (29.45%) Microsoft Excel
7 336 (25.24%) Finance
8 276 (20.74%) SQL Server
9 261 (19.61%) Visualisation
10 243 (18.26%) Tableau
10 243 (18.26%) Data Warehouse
11 242 (18.18%) Degree
12 231 (17.36%) Marketing
13 230 (17.28%) Microsoft
14 223 (16.75%) Data Quality
15 219 (16.45%) Python
16 191 (14.35%) Power BI
17 187 (14.05%) Problem-Solving
18 164 (12.32%) Data Modelling
19 159 (11.95%) R
20 155 (11.65%) ETL
21 154 (11.57%) Data Management
21 154 (11.57%) Data Analytics
22 149 (11.19%) Mathematics
23 143 (10.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 143 (10.74%) Data Visualisation
24 135 (10.14%) CRM
25 120 (9.02%) VBA
26 115 (8.64%) Oracle
27 113 (8.49%) T-SQL

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
1 103 (7.74%) SAS
2 27 (2.03%) Apache Spark
3 20 (1.50%) SharePoint
4 16 (1.20%) Apache
5 11 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
6 10 (0.75%) IIS
7 5 (0.38%) Confluence
8 4 (0.30%) Apache Solr
9 3 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.23%) Jupyter
9 3 (0.23%) MS Exchange
9 3 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.15%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.15%) ArcGIS
10 2 (0.15%) CMS
11 1 (0.075%) CICS
11 1 (0.075%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.075%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 392 (29.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 92 (6.91%) Microsoft Office
3 65 (4.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 53 (3.98%) SPSS
5 29 (2.18%) MS Visio
6 13 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (0.75%) Stata
8 1 (0.075%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.075%) GIMP
8 1 (0.075%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 18 (1.35%) FastStats
2 15 (1.13%) Actimize
3 14 (1.05%) Cognos TM1
4 13 (0.98%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 9 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
6 8 (0.60%) Oracle Payables
6 8 (0.60%) Oracle Receivables
7 7 (0.53%) Abakus
7 7 (0.53%) Markit EDM
8 6 (0.45%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 6 (0.45%) NetSuite
8 6 (0.45%) SAP Hybris
9 5 (0.38%) Adobe Campaign
9 5 (0.38%) SAP MDM
10 4 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
10 4 (0.30%) Raiser's Edge
10 4 (0.30%) SAP ERP
10 4 (0.30%) SAP HR
11 3 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
11 3 (0.23%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 55 (4.13%) Google Analytics
2 32 (2.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (1.73%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (1.20%) SaaS
5 14 (1.05%) Office 365
6 12 (0.90%) Dynamics 365
7 9 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
7 9 (0.68%) Google Tag Manager
8 8 (0.60%) SuccessFactors
9 7 (0.53%) Adobe Analytics
9 7 (0.53%) Google Attribution 360
10 6 (0.45%) Amazon S3
10 6 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (0.38%) GitHub
12 4 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (0.30%) PaaS
13 2 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
13 2 (0.15%) Boomi
13 2 (0.15%) Trello
13 2 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.20%) Wireless
2 12 (0.90%) LAN
2 12 (0.90%) WAN
3 11 (0.83%) Internet
4 9 (0.68%) iBeacon
5 8 (0.60%) SMS
6 6 (0.45%) BGP
6 6 (0.45%) BIG-IP
6 6 (0.45%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (0.45%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (0.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 6 (0.45%) IP Telephony
6 6 (0.45%) OSPF
6 6 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (0.30%) Wireless Security
8 3 (0.23%) DHCP
8 3 (0.23%) DNS
8 3 (0.23%) Firewall
8 3 (0.23%) SAN
8 3 (0.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 276 (20.74%) SQL Server
2 243 (18.26%) Data Warehouse
3 191 (14.35%) Power BI
4 143 (10.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 109 (8.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 102 (7.66%) Big Data
7 71 (5.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 66 (4.96%) Data Mining
8 66 (4.96%) Relational Database
9 60 (4.51%) Hadoop
9 60 (4.51%) MySQL
10 56 (4.21%) QlikView
11 49 (3.68%) MS Access
12 48 (3.61%) BusinessObjects
13 24 (1.80%) RDBMS
14 20 (1.50%) Data Mart
15 18 (1.35%) NoSQL
16 17 (1.28%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
16 17 (1.28%) OLAP
16 17 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (1.43%) JIRA
2 18 (1.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 7 (0.53%) Git (software)
4 6 (0.45%) Jenkins
4 6 (0.45%) Maven
5 5 (0.38%) ERwin
5 5 (0.38%) PowerDesigner
5 5 (0.38%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.15%) LSMW
6 2 (0.15%) Subversion
6 2 (0.15%) Visual Website Optimizer
6 2 (0.15%) Zephyr
7 1 (0.075%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.075%) GitLab
7 1 (0.075%) Hudson
7 1 (0.075%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.075%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.075%) RStudio
7 1 (0.075%) Selenium
7 1 (0.075%) Toad
General
1 336 (25.24%) Finance
2 231 (17.36%) Marketing
3 78 (5.86%) Retail
4 73 (5.48%) Banking
5 49 (3.68%) Manufacturing
6 36 (2.70%) Telecoms
7 34 (2.55%) Advertising
8 30 (2.25%) Electronics
9 23 (1.73%) Games
10 18 (1.35%) Legal
11 16 (1.20%) Investment Banking
11 16 (1.20%) Law
12 13 (0.98%) Billing
13 12 (0.90%) Front Office
14 10 (0.75%) Back Office
15 8 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
16 7 (0.53%) Financial Institution
16 7 (0.53%) Local Government
16 7 (0.53%) Publishing
17 6 (0.45%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (2.40%) XML
2 22 (1.65%) Kafka
2 22 (1.65%) Web Services
3 17 (1.28%) .NET
4 14 (1.05%) Natural Language Processing
5 12 (0.90%) HTML
6 11 (0.83%) CSS
6 11 (0.83%) REST
7 9 (0.68%) JSON
7 9 (0.68%) LESS
7 9 (0.68%) Sass
8 6 (0.45%) SOAP
9 5 (0.38%) .NET Framework
9 5 (0.38%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 4 (0.30%) ODBC
10 4 (0.30%) SailPoint
11 2 (0.15%) ASP.NET
11 2 (0.15%) Seaborn
11 2 (0.15%) Velocity
11 2 (0.15%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 393 (29.53%) Analytical Skills
2 77 (5.79%) Computer Science
3 67 (5.03%) Data Structures
4 45 (3.38%) Management Information System
5 39 (2.93%) Fintech
5 39 (2.93%) Self-Motivation
6 32 (2.40%) Analytical Mindset
7 25 (1.88%) Algorithms
8 18 (1.35%) Virtual Team
9 17 (1.28%) Greenfield Project
9 17 (1.28%) Reference Data
10 14 (1.05%) Reinsurance
11 13 (0.98%) NHS
12 11 (0.83%) User Experience
13 10 (0.75%) Data Protection Act
14 9 (0.68%) Data Centre
14 9 (0.68%) Social Media
15 8 (0.60%) Cyberthreat
15 8 (0.60%) Digital Media
16 7 (0.53%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 25 (1.88%) Windows
2 16 (1.20%) Linux
3 11 (0.83%) Unix
4 10 (0.75%) Android
5 9 (0.68%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.15%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 430 (32.31%) Data Analysis
2 407 (30.58%) Business Intelligence
3 406 (30.50%) Analytics
4 261 (19.61%) Visualisation
5 187 (14.05%) Problem-Solving
6 164 (12.32%) Data Modelling
7 155 (11.65%) ETL
8 154 (11.57%) Data Analytics
8 154 (11.57%) Data Management
9 149 (11.19%) Mathematics
10 143 (10.74%) Data Visualisation
11 135 (10.14%) CRM
12 108 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
13 99 (7.44%) Statistics
14 89 (6.69%) Stakeholder Management
15 88 (6.61%) Data Science
16 87 (6.54%) Decision-Making
17 86 (6.46%) Data Governance
17 86 (6.46%) Migration
18 63 (4.73%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 860 (64.61%) SQL
2 219 (16.45%) Python
3 159 (11.95%) R
4 120 (9.02%) VBA
5 113 (8.49%) T-SQL
6 46 (3.46%) Java
7 42 (3.16%) C#
8 39 (2.93%) JavaScript
9 38 (2.85%) PL/SQL
10 25 (1.88%) C
11 21 (1.58%) VB
12 19 (1.43%) PHP
13 16 (1.20%) Shell Script
14 10 (0.75%) PowerShell
14 10 (0.75%) VB.NET
15 9 (0.68%) C++
15 9 (0.68%) MATLAB
16 7 (0.53%) Bash Shell
16 7 (0.53%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 7 (0.53%) Scala
Qualifications
1 242 (18.18%) Degree
2 39 (2.93%) Numerate Degree
3 28 (2.10%) Computer Science Degree
4 19 (1.43%) Security Cleared
5 6 (0.45%) Master's Degree
5 6 (0.45%) PhD
5 6 (0.45%) SC Cleared
6 5 (0.38%) CCNA
6 5 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.30%) AAT
7 4 (0.30%) ACCA
7 4 (0.30%) CIMA
7 4 (0.30%) MCSA
8 3 (0.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.15%) CCNP
9 2 (0.15%) CFA
9 2 (0.15%) CRISC
9 2 (0.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.15%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 223 (16.75%) Data Quality
2 66 (4.96%) QA
3 46 (3.46%) GDPR
4 10 (0.75%) PCI DSS
5 9 (0.68%) SLA
6 7 (0.53%) Actionable Recommendations
7 4 (0.30%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.15%) IFRS
8 2 (0.15%) IFRS 9
9 1 (0.075%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (0.38%) Docker
2 4 (0.30%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.075%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.075%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (0.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (0.30%) Kubernetes
2 4 (0.30%) SCCM
3 3 (0.23%) SCOM
4 2 (0.15%) Automic
4 2 (0.15%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (0.15%) Control-M
5 1 (0.075%) Ambari
5 1 (0.075%) CA Endevor
5 1 (0.075%) Grafana
5 1 (0.075%) Kibana
5 1 (0.075%) Mesos
5 1 (0.075%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 243 (18.26%) Tableau
2 230 (17.28%) Microsoft
3 115 (8.64%) Oracle
4 105 (7.89%) SAP
5 72 (5.41%) Google
6 33 (2.48%) IBM
7 32 (2.40%) Cognos
8 26 (1.95%) Alteryx
9 24 (1.80%) Salesforce.com
10 23 (1.73%) MicroStrategy
11 19 (1.43%) Adobe
12 18 (1.35%) Informatica
13 13 (0.98%) Trillium
14 12 (0.90%) ServiceNow
14 12 (0.90%) Talend
15 11 (0.83%) Bloomberg
15 11 (0.83%) JD Edwards
15 11 (0.83%) Teradata
15 11 (0.83%) Workday
15 11 (0.83%) WorldPay