Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Data Analyst was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 345 359 338
Rank change year-on-year +14 -21 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Analyst 1570 1556 1986
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.93% 0.87% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 0.90% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1306 1380 1649
England median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,750 £24,235
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £63,750
UK median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 161995 173250 195876
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.73% 96.51% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 131003 146259 164261
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 -14 710 £47,500 +5.56% 75
South East -5 238 £32,500 - 14
North of England +14 222 £32,500 +7.44% 27
Midlands +49 152 £32,500 - 8
East of England +25 143 £32,500 -16.67% 9
North West -17 139 £32,500 +3.17% 14
South West +28 110 £34,603 +7.30% 9
West Midlands +11 106 £36,000 +20.00% 3
Yorkshire +37 70 £32,500 +35.42% 12
East Midlands +50 46 £30,000 -7.69% 4
North East +15 13 £30,000 -22.58% 1
Data Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Data Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Data Analyst in the job title.

1 989 (62.99%) SQL
2 520 (33.12%) Data Analysis
3 498 (31.72%) Microsoft Excel
4 495 (31.53%) Finance
5 469 (29.87%) Analytical Skills
6 464 (29.55%) Analytics
7 436 (27.77%) Business Intelligence
8 366 (23.31%) Degree
9 319 (20.32%) SQL Server
10 258 (16.43%) Tableau
11 253 (16.11%) Data Quality
12 243 (15.48%) Data Management
13 236 (15.03%) Data Modelling
14 235 (14.97%) Marketing
15 223 (14.20%) Mathematics
16 213 (13.57%) Python
17 211 (13.44%) Visualisation
18 200 (12.74%) Microsoft
19 190 (12.10%) Data Warehouse
20 189 (12.04%) Agile Software Development
21 182 (11.59%) Data Analytics
22 175 (11.15%) R
23 169 (10.76%) SAS
24 166 (10.57%) ETL
25 163 (10.38%) VBA
26 140 (8.92%) Data Visualisation
27 137 (8.73%) Power BI
28 131 (8.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
29 129 (8.22%) Statistics
30 125 (7.96%) Banking

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
1 169 (10.76%) SAS
2 53 (3.38%) Apache Spark
3 9 (0.57%) SharePoint
4 6 (0.38%) Apache Pig
5 2 (0.13%) Apache
6 1 (0.064%) Confluence
6 1 (0.064%) Drupal
6 1 (0.064%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.064%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.064%) Jupyter
6 1 (0.064%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 498 (31.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 79 (5.03%) Microsoft Office
3 66 (4.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 54 (3.44%) SPSS
5 36 (2.29%) Spreadsheet
6 9 (0.57%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.57%) SPSS Modeler
7 2 (0.13%) Gephi
8 1 (0.064%) EViews
8 1 (0.064%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 16 (1.02%) Actimize
2 14 (0.89%) Markit EDM
3 11 (0.70%) Adobe Campaign
3 11 (0.70%) thinkFolio
4 8 (0.51%) FastStats
4 8 (0.51%) SAP MDG
4 8 (0.51%) SAP MDM
5 5 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.25%) Abakus
6 4 (0.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 3 (0.19%) Raiser's Edge
7 3 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 3 (0.19%) SAP MM
7 3 (0.19%) SAP PP
7 3 (0.19%) SAP SRM
7 3 (0.19%) WebTrends
8 2 (0.13%) SAP HCM
8 2 (0.13%) SAP HR
8 2 (0.13%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 53 (3.38%) Google Analytics
2 46 (2.93%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (1.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (1.15%) Adobe Analytics
5 12 (0.76%) SaaS
6 11 (0.70%) OpenShift
7 10 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (0.38%) Google Tag Manager
9 5 (0.32%) AdWords
10 4 (0.25%) Google Attribution 360
11 3 (0.19%) Office 365
12 2 (0.13%) Boomi
12 2 (0.13%) Dialogflow
12 2 (0.13%) GitHub
12 2 (0.13%) Responsys
12 2 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
13 1 (0.064%) Amazon Kinesis
13 1 (0.064%) AWS Data Pipeline
13 1 (0.064%) Firebase
13 1 (0.064%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 14 (0.89%) SMS
2 8 (0.51%) Internet
3 3 (0.19%) ATM
4 2 (0.13%) LAN
4 2 (0.13%) Skype
4 2 (0.13%) VLAN
4 2 (0.13%) WAN
5 1 (0.064%) Broadband
5 1 (0.064%) Firewall
5 1 (0.064%) FTP
5 1 (0.064%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 319 (20.32%) SQL Server
2 190 (12.10%) Data Warehouse
3 137 (8.73%) Power BI
4 131 (8.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 124 (7.90%) Big Data
6 120 (7.64%) QlikView
7 114 (7.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 79 (5.03%) BusinessObjects
9 74 (4.71%) Hadoop
10 62 (3.95%) Data Mining
11 61 (3.89%) MS Access
12 59 (3.76%) Relational Database
13 52 (3.31%) MySQL
14 44 (2.80%) Spotfire
15 38 (2.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 21 (1.34%) Crystal Reports
16 21 (1.34%) OLAP
17 19 (1.21%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
18 18 (1.15%) Apache Hive
18 18 (1.15%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 44 (2.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 14 (0.89%) Visual Studio
3 13 (0.83%) JIRA
4 12 (0.76%) Jenkins
4 12 (0.76%) LSMW
5 11 (0.70%) ERwin
5 11 (0.70%) Talend Open Studio
6 9 (0.57%) RStudio
7 6 (0.38%) Maven
8 5 (0.32%) Subversion
9 4 (0.25%) Git (software)
9 4 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.064%) Zephyr
General
1 495 (31.53%) Finance
2 235 (14.97%) Marketing
3 125 (7.96%) Banking
4 114 (7.26%) Retail
5 44 (2.80%) Telecoms
6 40 (2.55%) Legal
7 32 (2.04%) Games
8 31 (1.97%) Manufacturing
9 29 (1.85%) Advertising
10 26 (1.66%) Investment Banking
11 24 (1.53%) Law
12 20 (1.27%) Back Office
13 14 (0.89%) Front Office
14 13 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
15 12 (0.76%) Financial Institution
15 12 (0.76%) Private Banking
16 11 (0.70%) Electronics
17 9 (0.57%) German Language
18 7 (0.45%) French Language
18 7 (0.45%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (1.91%) XML
2 22 (1.40%) HTML
3 16 (1.02%) D3.js
4 15 (0.96%) Web Services
5 11 (0.70%) .NET
5 11 (0.70%) Middleware
6 10 (0.64%) CSS
6 10 (0.64%) XSD
7 8 (0.51%) JSON
8 7 (0.45%) Kafka
8 7 (0.45%) SOAP
9 6 (0.38%) FIX Protocol
9 6 (0.38%) Natural Language Processing
10 5 (0.32%) FpML
10 5 (0.32%) REST
10 5 (0.32%) Velocity
11 4 (0.25%) Pandas
12 3 (0.19%) scikit-learn
13 2 (0.13%) Mason
13 2 (0.13%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 469 (29.87%) Analytical Skills
2 99 (6.31%) Computer Science
3 82 (5.22%) Management Information System
4 56 (3.57%) Data Structures
5 35 (2.23%) Algorithms
6 31 (1.97%) Fintech
7 28 (1.78%) Analytical Mindset
8 25 (1.59%) Hedge funds
9 22 (1.40%) Data Protection Act
10 21 (1.34%) Equities
10 21 (1.34%) Fixed Income
11 19 (1.21%) Reinsurance
12 14 (0.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 13 (0.83%) Credit Risk
13 13 (0.83%) Data Centre
14 12 (0.76%) Reference Data
15 11 (0.70%) Derivative
15 11 (0.70%) Social Media
15 11 (0.70%) User Experience
16 8 (0.51%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 34 (2.17%) Windows
2 23 (1.46%) Unix
3 20 (1.27%) Linux
4 9 (0.57%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.19%) Android
6 2 (0.13%) AIX
6 2 (0.13%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.064%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.064%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 520 (33.12%) Data Analysis
2 464 (29.55%) Analytics
3 436 (27.77%) Business Intelligence
4 243 (15.48%) Data Management
5 236 (15.03%) Data Modelling
6 223 (14.20%) Mathematics
7 211 (13.44%) Visualisation
8 189 (12.04%) Agile Software Development
9 182 (11.59%) Data Analytics
10 166 (10.57%) ETL
11 140 (8.92%) Data Visualisation
12 129 (8.22%) Statistics
13 123 (7.83%) Data Governance
14 121 (7.71%) CRM
15 96 (6.11%) Migration
16 95 (6.05%) Business Analysis
17 85 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
18 83 (5.29%) Asset Management
19 73 (4.65%) Data Cleansing
20 72 (4.59%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 989 (62.99%) SQL
2 213 (13.57%) Python
3 175 (11.15%) R
4 163 (10.38%) VBA
5 87 (5.54%) T-SQL
6 44 (2.80%) PL/SQL
7 33 (2.10%) VB
8 30 (1.91%) C#
9 27 (1.72%) Java
10 26 (1.66%) MATLAB
11 21 (1.34%) JavaScript
12 16 (1.02%) PHP
13 13 (0.83%) Scala
14 11 (0.70%) ABAP
14 11 (0.70%) C++
15 7 (0.45%) C
15 7 (0.45%) PowerShell
15 7 (0.45%) SAS Macro
16 6 (0.38%) Perl
17 3 (0.19%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 366 (23.31%) Degree
2 59 (3.76%) Numerate Degree
3 44 (2.80%) Computer Science Degree
4 27 (1.72%) PhD
5 21 (1.34%) SC Cleared
5 21 (1.34%) Security Cleared
6 19 (1.21%) ISEB
7 6 (0.38%) CISA
7 6 (0.38%) CISM
7 6 (0.38%) CISSP
7 6 (0.38%) CTC Cleared
8 5 (0.32%) Master's Degree
9 4 (0.25%) CCNA
9 4 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.25%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.19%) ACCA
10 3 (0.19%) CIMA
11 2 (0.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.13%) PMP
11 2 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 253 (16.11%) Data Quality
2 72 (4.59%) GDPR
3 58 (3.69%) QA
4 28 (1.78%) SLA
5 25 (1.59%) Solvency II
6 14 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 13 (0.83%) PCI DSS
8 11 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 9 (0.57%) PMO
10 5 (0.32%) ISO 20022
10 5 (0.32%) SEPA
11 3 (0.19%) ISO 15022
12 2 (0.13%) Actionable Recommendations
12 2 (0.13%) DICOM
12 2 (0.13%) GCP
12 2 (0.13%) GLP
12 2 (0.13%) GMP
12 2 (0.13%) GxP
12 2 (0.13%) HL7
12 2 (0.13%) MiFID
System Software
1 11 (0.70%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.45%) Docker
3 1 (0.064%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.064%) HDFS
3 1 (0.064%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.064%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.064%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.064%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (0.76%) Ganglia
2 7 (0.45%) Terraform
3 6 (0.38%) Ansible
3 6 (0.38%) Puppet
4 5 (0.32%) Oozie
5 2 (0.13%) SCCM
6 1 (0.064%) Cacti
6 1 (0.064%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.064%) Mesos
6 1 (0.064%) Nagios
6 1 (0.064%) Netcool
6 1 (0.064%) SCOM
6 1 (0.064%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 258 (16.43%) Tableau
2 200 (12.74%) Microsoft
3 120 (7.64%) SAP
4 112 (7.13%) Oracle
5 76 (4.84%) Google
6 40 (2.55%) Adobe
7 38 (2.42%) Cognos
8 34 (2.17%) Sybase
9 32 (2.04%) Informatica
10 25 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
11 20 (1.27%) Teradata
12 19 (1.21%) Alteryx
12 19 (1.21%) IBM
12 19 (1.21%) MicroStrategy
13 18 (1.15%) Cloudera
14 17 (1.08%) Charles River
15 11 (0.70%) Alias
15 11 (0.70%) ServiceNow
15 11 (0.70%) Siebel
15 11 (0.70%) Talend