Period
to 22 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Data Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

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

Data Analyst
England > London
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 321 351 331
Rank change year-on-year +30 -20 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Analyst 682 686 747
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.00% 0.92% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 0.98% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 564 544 684
London median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -2.17%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,250 £27,875
90th Percentile £69,000 £71,250 £72,125
England median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -1.32% +1.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 64,832 70,220 73,269
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.27% 94.63% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 52,983 54,927 63,458
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,249 £33,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Data Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Analyst in London

Data Analyst
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Data Analyst in London

Data Analyst
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analyst in London over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Data Analyst in London

Data Analyst
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Analyst within the London region over the 6 months to 22 October 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
Central London -4 138 £45,000 -5.26% 18
West London +29 27 £45,000 +12.50% 10
South London +6 15 £31,000 +3.33% 1
East London -10 4 £39,000 -27.44% 3
North London - 3 £31,500 - 2
Data Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 London region featuring Data Analyst in the job title.

1 452 (66.28%) SQL
2 223 (32.70%) Finance
3 221 (32.40%) Analytics
4 216 (31.67%) Data Analysis
5 195 (28.59%) Business Intelligence
6 182 (26.69%) Analytical Skills
7 168 (24.63%) Microsoft Excel
8 144 (21.11%) Degree
8 144 (21.11%) Visualisation
9 143 (20.97%) Tableau
10 140 (20.53%) Data Quality
11 136 (19.94%) SQL Server
12 135 (19.79%) Data Warehouse
13 133 (19.50%) Python
14 130 (19.06%) Marketing
15 119 (17.45%) Microsoft
16 101 (14.81%) ETL
17 95 (13.93%) Data Modelling
18 93 (13.64%) CRM
18 93 (13.64%) R
19 92 (13.49%) Data Visualisation
20 91 (13.34%) Mathematics
21 87 (12.76%) Data Management
22 85 (12.46%) Data Analytics
23 79 (11.58%) Power BI
24 74 (10.85%) Problem-Solving
25 73 (10.70%) Statistics
25 73 (10.70%) Agile Software Development
26 71 (10.41%) Big Data
27 66 (9.68%) SAS

Data Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 66 (9.68%) SAS
2 15 (2.20%) Apache Spark
3 13 (1.91%) SharePoint
4 10 (1.47%) Apache
5 9 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (0.59%) Apache Solr
6 4 (0.59%) IIS
7 3 (0.44%) Jupyter
7 3 (0.44%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.29%) Confluence
9 1 (0.15%) Apache Airflow
9 1 (0.15%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.15%) CMS
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 168 (24.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 44 (6.45%) Microsoft Office
3 33 (4.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 27 (3.96%) SPSS
5 16 (2.35%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.88%) Stata
7 1 (0.15%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.15%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.15%) EViews
7 1 (0.15%) GIMP
7 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (2.20%) Actimize
2 14 (2.05%) FastStats
3 10 (1.47%) Abakus
4 9 (1.32%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 8 (1.17%) Cognos TM1
5 8 (1.17%) Markit EDM
6 7 (1.03%) Oracle Payables
6 7 (1.03%) Oracle Receivables
7 5 (0.73%) Adobe Campaign
7 5 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
7 5 (0.73%) SAP Hybris
7 5 (0.73%) SAP MDM
8 3 (0.44%) NetSuite
8 3 (0.44%) Raiser's Edge
9 2 (0.29%) Cognos Controller
10 1 (0.15%) Eikon
10 1 (0.15%) LatentZero
10 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
10 1 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
10 1 (0.15%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 46 (6.74%) Google Analytics
2 23 (3.37%) SaaS
3 10 (1.47%) Google Attribution 360
4 8 (1.17%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (1.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (1.17%) Office 365
5 6 (0.88%) Adobe Analytics
5 6 (0.88%) Amazon S3
6 5 (0.73%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (0.73%) Google Tag Manager
7 4 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.44%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (0.44%) GitHub
9 2 (0.29%) AdWords
9 2 (0.29%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.29%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.29%) Boomi
9 2 (0.29%) Trello
9 2 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.91%) LAN
1 13 (1.91%) WAN
2 11 (1.61%) Wireless
3 6 (0.88%) BGP
3 6 (0.88%) BIG-IP
3 6 (0.88%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (0.88%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (0.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 6 (0.88%) IP Telephony
3 6 (0.88%) OSPF
3 6 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (0.59%) iBeacon
4 4 (0.59%) Internet
4 4 (0.59%) Wireless Security
5 3 (0.44%) Firewall
6 2 (0.29%) Cisco ISE
6 2 (0.29%) Intranet
6 2 (0.29%) Network Security
6 2 (0.29%) SSH
6 2 (0.29%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (19.94%) SQL Server
2 135 (19.79%) Data Warehouse
3 79 (11.58%) Power BI
4 71 (10.41%) Big Data
5 54 (7.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 45 (6.60%) Hadoop
7 42 (6.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 39 (5.72%) Data Mining
8 39 (5.72%) Relational Database
9 29 (4.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 24 (3.52%) MySQL
10 24 (3.52%) QlikView
11 23 (3.37%) BusinessObjects
12 18 (2.64%) MS Access
13 16 (2.35%) Data Mart
14 15 (2.20%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
14 15 (2.20%) OLAP
15 13 (1.91%) PostgreSQL
16 11 (1.61%) Oracle OLAP
16 11 (1.61%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (1.91%) JIRA
2 7 (1.03%) Git (software)
2 7 (1.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 6 (0.88%) Jenkins
3 6 (0.88%) Maven
4 2 (0.29%) ERwin
4 2 (0.29%) MagicDraw
5 1 (0.15%) Hudson
5 1 (0.15%) LSMW
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.15%) Subversion
5 1 (0.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 223 (32.70%) Finance
2 130 (19.06%) Marketing
3 58 (8.50%) Banking
4 34 (4.99%) Retail
5 25 (3.67%) Telecoms
6 19 (2.79%) Advertising
7 18 (2.64%) Front Office
8 17 (2.49%) Electronics
8 17 (2.49%) Manufacturing
9 11 (1.61%) Games
10 8 (1.17%) Law
11 6 (0.88%) Billing
11 6 (0.88%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.88%) Investment Banking
11 6 (0.88%) Retail Banking
12 5 (0.73%) Legal
13 3 (0.44%) Back Office
13 3 (0.44%) Corporate Banking
13 3 (0.44%) International Banking
13 3 (0.44%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (3.08%) XML
2 18 (2.64%) Kafka
3 11 (1.61%) Web Services
4 10 (1.47%) Natural Language Processing
5 7 (1.03%) JSON
6 6 (0.88%) .NET
6 6 (0.88%) REST
7 5 (0.73%) HTML
8 4 (0.59%) CSS
8 4 (0.59%) LESS
8 4 (0.59%) SailPoint
8 4 (0.59%) Sass
8 4 (0.59%) SOAP
9 2 (0.29%) D3.js
9 2 (0.29%) FpML
9 2 (0.29%) Matplotlib
9 2 (0.29%) Seaborn
9 2 (0.29%) TensorFlow
9 2 (0.29%) XSD
10 1 (0.15%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 182 (26.69%) Analytical Skills
2 54 (7.92%) Computer Science
3 40 (5.87%) Data Structures
4 30 (4.40%) Fintech
5 26 (3.81%) Analytical Mindset
6 23 (3.37%) Management Information System
7 18 (2.64%) Reinsurance
7 18 (2.64%) Virtual Team
8 15 (2.20%) Reference Data
9 14 (2.05%) Self-Motivation
10 12 (1.76%) Digital Media
11 11 (1.61%) Algorithms
11 11 (1.61%) NHS
12 8 (1.17%) Cyberthreat
13 7 (1.03%) Data Protection Act
13 7 (1.03%) Greenfield Project
13 7 (1.03%) User Experience
14 6 (0.88%) Social Media
14 6 (0.88%) Tandem
15 5 (0.73%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 8 (1.17%) Windows
2 5 (0.73%) Android
2 5 (0.73%) Linux
3 4 (0.59%) Apple iOS
4 3 (0.44%) Unix
5 1 (0.15%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.15%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 221 (32.40%) Analytics
2 216 (31.67%) Data Analysis
3 195 (28.59%) Business Intelligence
4 144 (21.11%) Visualisation
5 101 (14.81%) ETL
6 95 (13.93%) Data Modelling
7 93 (13.64%) CRM
8 92 (13.49%) Data Visualisation
9 91 (13.34%) Mathematics
10 87 (12.76%) Data Management
11 85 (12.46%) Data Analytics
12 74 (10.85%) Problem-Solving
13 73 (10.70%) Agile Software Development
13 73 (10.70%) Statistics
14 55 (8.06%) Data Governance
15 49 (7.18%) Data Science
16 47 (6.89%) Decision-Making
17 45 (6.60%) Stakeholder Management
18 33 (4.84%) Business Analysis
19 32 (4.69%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 452 (66.28%) SQL
2 133 (19.50%) Python
3 93 (13.64%) R
4 51 (7.48%) T-SQL
5 38 (5.57%) VBA
6 36 (5.28%) Java
7 24 (3.52%) PL/SQL
8 22 (3.23%) JavaScript
9 14 (2.05%) C#
9 14 (2.05%) VB
10 11 (1.61%) PowerShell
11 9 (1.32%) Shell Script
12 8 (1.17%) C
13 7 (1.03%) PHP
14 6 (0.88%) MATLAB
15 4 (0.59%) Bash Shell
15 4 (0.59%) BeanShell
16 3 (0.44%) CQL
16 3 (0.44%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 3 (0.44%) Korn
Qualifications
1 144 (21.11%) Degree
2 24 (3.52%) Numerate Degree
3 20 (2.93%) Computer Science Degree
4 11 (1.61%) Security Cleared
5 5 (0.73%) CCNA
5 5 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (0.59%) AAT
6 4 (0.59%) ACCA
6 4 (0.59%) CIMA
6 4 (0.59%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.44%) PhD
8 2 (0.29%) CCNP
8 2 (0.29%) CFA
8 2 (0.29%) MBA
9 1 (0.15%) CBAP
9 1 (0.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.15%) MCSA
9 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.15%) MPhil
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 140 (20.53%) Data Quality
2 43 (6.30%) QA
3 27 (3.96%) GDPR
4 11 (1.61%) PCI DSS
5 7 (1.03%) Actionable Recommendations
6 4 (0.59%) MiFID
7 3 (0.44%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.29%) SLA
9 1 (0.15%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (0.73%) Docker
2 1 (0.15%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.15%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (0.59%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.29%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.15%) Automic
3 1 (0.15%) Control-M
3 1 (0.15%) Grafana
3 1 (0.15%) Kibana
3 1 (0.15%) Mesos
3 1 (0.15%) SCCM
3 1 (0.15%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 143 (20.97%) Tableau
2 119 (17.45%) Microsoft
3 63 (9.24%) Oracle
4 53 (7.77%) SAP
5 52 (7.62%) Google
6 24 (3.52%) Cognos
6 24 (3.52%) MicroStrategy
7 22 (3.23%) Adobe
8 19 (2.79%) Salesforce.com
9 17 (2.49%) IBM
10 12 (1.76%) Bloomberg
11 10 (1.47%) Alteryx
11 10 (1.47%) Convertro
11 10 (1.47%) DoubleClick
11 10 (1.47%) Visual IQ
12 9 (1.32%) ServiceNow
12 9 (1.32%) Teradata
12 9 (1.32%) WorldPay
13 8 (1.17%) JD Edwards
13 8 (1.17%) Reuters