Period
to 21 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Data Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 347 370 332
Rank change year-on-year +23 -38 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Analyst 661 619 826
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.93% 0.84% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 0.88% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 523 519 706
London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,650 £27,500 £29,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £71,250 £71,250
England median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -10.26% -2.50%

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 67,997 70,253 79,744
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.54% 95.21% 96.18%
Number of salaries quoted 55,316 56,747 69,173
London median annual salary £60,000 £59,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.69% +7.27% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £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 21 July 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 21 July 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 +3 154 £45,000 -10.00% 26
West London +12 25 £45,000 +28.57% 7
South London +11 19 £31,000 +3.33% 2
East London -12 3 £36,000 -38.72% 3
North London +2 2 £31,500 +7.69%
Data Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 July 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.

1 413 (62.48%) SQL
2 218 (32.98%) Data Analysis
3 209 (31.62%) Finance
4 189 (28.59%) Microsoft Excel
5 177 (26.78%) Analytical Skills
6 167 (25.26%) Business Intelligence
7 165 (24.96%) SQL Server
7 165 (24.96%) Analytics
8 134 (20.27%) Microsoft
9 133 (20.12%) Data Quality
10 132 (19.97%) Degree
11 113 (17.10%) Data Warehouse
12 109 (16.49%) Marketing
13 107 (16.19%) Data Modelling
14 105 (15.89%) Data Management
15 104 (15.73%) Tableau
16 99 (14.98%) Visualisation
17 96 (14.52%) Python
18 88 (13.31%) Big Data
19 87 (13.16%) Problem-Solving
20 85 (12.86%) Power BI
21 78 (11.80%) Mathematics
22 77 (11.65%) CRM
23 72 (10.89%) Agile Software Development
23 72 (10.89%) Data Visualisation
24 70 (10.59%) ETL
25 68 (10.29%) VBA
26 67 (10.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
27 59 (8.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
28 56 (8.47%) T-SQL

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 49 (7.41%) SAS
2 18 (2.72%) Apache Spark
3 9 (1.36%) SharePoint
4 8 (1.21%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (0.61%) Apache
6 2 (0.30%) Apache Airflow
7 1 (0.15%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.15%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.15%) CMS
7 1 (0.15%) Confluence
7 1 (0.15%) LiveLink
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 189 (28.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 56 (8.47%) Microsoft Office
3 39 (5.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 27 (4.08%) SPSS
5 22 (3.33%) MS Visio
6 16 (2.42%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.76%) Stata
8 1 (0.15%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.15%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.15%) CPLEX
8 1 (0.15%) EViews
8 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 12 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.51%) Actimize
3 9 (1.36%) Markit EDM
4 8 (1.21%) Abakus
5 5 (0.76%) Adobe Campaign
5 5 (0.76%) FastStats
6 3 (0.45%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 3 (0.45%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 3 (0.45%) thinkFolio
7 2 (0.30%) Sprinklr
7 2 (0.30%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.15%) FINCAD Analytics
8 1 (0.15%) LatentZero
8 1 (0.15%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.15%) Raiser's Edge
8 1 (0.15%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 40 (6.05%) Google Analytics
2 21 (3.18%) SaaS
3 8 (1.21%) Google Attribution 360
4 6 (0.91%) Office 365
5 5 (0.76%) Adobe Analytics
6 3 (0.45%) AdWords
6 3 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.45%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.45%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.30%) Force.com
7 2 (0.30%) GitHub
8 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.15%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.15%) Boomi
8 1 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.15%) NUVI
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.82%) LAN
1 12 (1.82%) WAN
2 7 (1.06%) SMS
2 7 (1.06%) Wireless
3 6 (0.91%) BGP
3 6 (0.91%) BIG-IP
3 6 (0.91%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (0.91%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (0.91%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 6 (0.91%) IP Telephony
3 6 (0.91%) OSPF
4 5 (0.76%) Internet
5 4 (0.61%) Broadband
5 4 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (0.61%) Wireless Security
6 2 (0.30%) Cisco ISE
6 2 (0.30%) iSCSI
6 2 (0.30%) Network Security
6 2 (0.30%) VPLS
7 1 (0.15%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 165 (24.96%) SQL Server
2 113 (17.10%) Data Warehouse
3 88 (13.31%) Big Data
4 85 (12.86%) Power BI
5 67 (10.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 59 (8.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 50 (7.56%) Hadoop
8 36 (5.45%) Relational Database
9 32 (4.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 27 (4.08%) BusinessObjects
10 27 (4.08%) Data Mining
10 27 (4.08%) MySQL
11 24 (3.63%) QlikView
12 14 (2.12%) MongoDB
13 12 (1.82%) Apache Hive
14 11 (1.66%) RDBMS
15 10 (1.51%) Data Lake
15 10 (1.51%) Data Mart
15 10 (1.51%) MS Access
16 9 (1.36%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 15 (2.27%) JIRA
2 10 (1.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 5 (0.76%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.61%) ERwin
5 3 (0.45%) MagicDraw
6 2 (0.30%) Subversion
7 1 (0.15%) ER Studio
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 209 (31.62%) Finance
2 109 (16.49%) Marketing
3 50 (7.56%) Retail
4 38 (5.75%) Banking
5 26 (3.93%) Advertising
6 22 (3.33%) Front Office
7 14 (2.12%) Games
8 10 (1.51%) Legal
8 10 (1.51%) Telecoms
9 6 (0.91%) Publishing
10 5 (0.76%) Law
11 4 (0.61%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.61%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.45%) Back Office
13 2 (0.30%) Billing
13 2 (0.30%) German Language
13 2 (0.30%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.15%) French Language
14 1 (0.15%) Music Industry
14 1 (0.15%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.12%) .NET
1 14 (2.12%) XML
2 6 (0.91%) Kafka
2 6 (0.91%) Natural Language Processing
3 5 (0.76%) D3.js
3 5 (0.76%) JSON
3 5 (0.76%) Web Services
4 4 (0.61%) HTML
4 4 (0.61%) REST
4 4 (0.61%) SailPoint
4 4 (0.61%) SOAP
5 3 (0.45%) FpML
6 2 (0.30%) COM
6 2 (0.30%) Matplotlib
6 2 (0.30%) PostGIS
6 2 (0.30%) Seaborn
6 2 (0.30%) TensorFlow
7 1 (0.15%) ggplot
7 1 (0.15%) Pandas
7 1 (0.15%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 177 (26.78%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (7.87%) Fintech
3 49 (7.41%) Computer Science
4 32 (4.84%) Data Structures
5 30 (4.54%) Management Information System
6 17 (2.57%) Analytical Mindset
7 15 (2.27%) Virtual Team
8 13 (1.97%) Derivative
8 13 (1.97%) Reinsurance
9 12 (1.82%) Reference Data
9 12 (1.82%) Self-Motivation
10 10 (1.51%) Digital Media
10 10 (1.51%) Equities
10 10 (1.51%) Hedge funds
11 9 (1.36%) Algorithms
12 8 (1.21%) Credit Risk
12 8 (1.21%) Fixed Income
13 6 (0.91%) Cyberthreat
13 6 (0.91%) Tandem
14 5 (0.76%) Pricing Data
Operating Systems
1 7 (1.06%) Linux
2 6 (0.91%) Windows
3 5 (0.76%) Unix
4 1 (0.15%) Android
4 1 (0.15%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (32.98%) Data Analysis
2 167 (25.26%) Business Intelligence
3 165 (24.96%) Analytics
4 107 (16.19%) Data Modelling
5 105 (15.89%) Data Management
6 99 (14.98%) Visualisation
7 87 (13.16%) Problem-Solving
8 78 (11.80%) Mathematics
9 77 (11.65%) CRM
10 72 (10.89%) Agile Software Development
10 72 (10.89%) Data Visualisation
11 70 (10.59%) ETL
12 54 (8.17%) Data Analytics
12 54 (8.17%) Statistics
13 50 (7.56%) Data Governance
14 44 (6.66%) E-Commerce
15 41 (6.20%) Business Analysis
16 40 (6.05%) Stakeholder Management
17 39 (5.90%) Data Science
18 38 (5.75%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 413 (62.48%) SQL
2 96 (14.52%) Python
3 68 (10.29%) VBA
4 56 (8.47%) T-SQL
5 52 (7.87%) R
6 25 (3.78%) Java
7 16 (2.42%) VB
8 14 (2.12%) C#
9 11 (1.66%) PowerShell
10 9 (1.36%) C
10 9 (1.36%) C++
11 8 (1.21%) PL/SQL
12 7 (1.06%) PHP
13 6 (0.91%) JavaScript
14 4 (0.61%) BeanShell
14 4 (0.61%) MATLAB
15 3 (0.45%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 3 (0.45%) Ruby
15 3 (0.45%) Scala
16 2 (0.30%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 132 (19.97%) Degree
2 20 (3.03%) Numerate Degree
3 14 (2.12%) Computer Science Degree
4 12 (1.82%) ISEB
5 10 (1.51%) Security Cleared
6 7 (1.06%) PhD
7 5 (0.76%) CCNA
7 5 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.30%) CCNP
8 2 (0.30%) CFA
8 2 (0.30%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.15%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 133 (20.12%) Data Quality
2 29 (4.39%) QA
3 28 (4.24%) GDPR
4 19 (2.87%) PCI DSS
5 14 (2.12%) Solvency II
6 12 (1.82%) MiFID
7 7 (1.06%) PMO
7 7 (1.06%) SLA
8 4 (0.61%) Actionable Recommendations
9 2 (0.30%) EMIR
9 2 (0.30%) IFRS
9 2 (0.30%) IFRS 9
10 1 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 2 (0.30%) HDFS
2 1 (0.15%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.15%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.30%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (0.15%) Cacti
2 1 (0.15%) Grafana
2 1 (0.15%) Kibana
2 1 (0.15%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.15%) Nagios
2 1 (0.15%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 134 (20.27%) Microsoft
2 104 (15.73%) Tableau
3 45 (6.81%) Google
4 39 (5.90%) Oracle
5 31 (4.69%) WorldPay
6 22 (3.33%) SAP
7 20 (3.03%) Adobe
8 18 (2.72%) Alteryx
8 18 (2.72%) Salesforce.com
9 16 (2.42%) Cognos
10 14 (2.12%) Bloomberg
10 14 (2.12%) MicroStrategy
11 13 (1.97%) IBM
12 10 (1.51%) Sybase
13 8 (1.21%) Convertro
13 8 (1.21%) DoubleClick
13 8 (1.21%) Reuters
13 8 (1.21%) Visual IQ
14 7 (1.06%) CheckPoint
15 6 (0.91%) Cisco