Period
to 19 March 2019

The median annual salary for a Data Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 19 March 2019.

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
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 290 321 352
Rank change year-on-year +31 +31 -50
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Analyst 694 697 612
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.13% 1.01% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.19% 1.05% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 583 582 562
London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £29,250 £28,025 £27,875
90th Percentile £72,250 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -7.89%

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 58,476 66,213 65,731
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.28% 95.54% 96.04%
Number of salaries quoted 47,887 55,173 55,722
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £34,217 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% -

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 19 March 2019.

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 19 March 2019. 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 +10 143 £45,000 +5.88% 18
West London -5 27 £45,000 +12.50% 5
South London -2 5 £53,500 +94.55% 5
East London - 3 £49,500 - 4
North London - 2 £33,000 -
Data Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 March 2019, 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.

1 496 (71.47%) SQL
2 271 (39.05%) Analytics
3 221 (31.84%) Data Analysis
4 197 (28.39%) Business Intelligence
5 190 (27.38%) Finance
6 189 (27.23%) Visualisation
7 184 (26.51%) Analytical Skills
8 180 (25.94%) Python
9 177 (25.50%) Microsoft Excel
10 166 (23.92%) Tableau
11 165 (23.78%) Data Quality
12 132 (19.02%) R
13 130 (18.73%) Power BI
14 122 (17.58%) ETL
15 120 (17.29%) Data Warehouse
16 118 (17.00%) Data Modelling
17 115 (16.57%) SQL Server
18 110 (15.85%) Degree
19 103 (14.84%) Marketing
20 97 (13.98%) Data Visualisation
21 96 (13.83%) Data Analytics
22 95 (13.69%) Problem-Solving
23 93 (13.40%) Microsoft
24 86 (12.39%) Data Management
25 83 (11.96%) Mathematics
26 77 (11.10%) Data Science
27 74 (10.66%) Statistics
28 71 (10.23%) Agile Software Development
29 69 (9.94%) Oracle
30 60 (8.65%) Data Governance

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 43 (6.20%) SAS
2 16 (2.31%) Apache Spark
3 5 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (0.58%) Confluence
4 4 (0.58%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.43%) Apache
5 3 (0.43%) Jupyter
6 1 (0.14%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.14%) Drupal
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Self-Service HR
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 177 (25.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 47 (6.77%) Microsoft Office
3 32 (4.61%) SPSS
4 24 (3.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 12 (1.73%) Stata
6 8 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (1.01%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (1.30%) FastStats
2 8 (1.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 7 (1.01%) WebTrends
4 6 (0.86%) Oracle Payables
4 6 (0.86%) Oracle Receivables
5 5 (0.72%) Actimize
5 5 (0.72%) Dynamics NAV
5 5 (0.72%) Markit EDM
6 4 (0.58%) Unit4 Business World
7 3 (0.43%) Raiser's Edge
7 3 (0.43%) SAP Hybris
7 3 (0.43%) thinkFolio
8 2 (0.29%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
9 1 (0.14%) Eagle PACE
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle HRMS
9 1 (0.14%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 32 (4.61%) Google Analytics
2 27 (3.89%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (3.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 20 (2.88%) Google Cloud Platform
5 11 (1.59%) Google Tag Manager
5 11 (1.59%) SaaS
6 8 (1.15%) Dynamics 365
7 7 (1.01%) AdWords
8 5 (0.72%) Adobe Analytics
8 5 (0.72%) Azure Data Factory
8 5 (0.72%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 3 (0.43%) Oracle Service Cloud
10 2 (0.29%) Boomi
11 1 (0.14%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.14%) Data Lake Analytics
11 1 (0.14%) G Suite
11 1 (0.14%) GitHub
11 1 (0.14%) Serverless
11 1 (0.14%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.58%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (18.73%) Power BI
2 120 (17.29%) Data Warehouse
3 115 (16.57%) SQL Server
4 53 (7.64%) Big Data
4 53 (7.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 41 (5.91%) Relational Database
6 38 (5.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 30 (4.32%) Data Mining
8 29 (4.18%) Hadoop
8 29 (4.18%) QlikView
9 24 (3.46%) BusinessObjects
9 24 (3.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 22 (3.17%) Looker
11 14 (2.02%) Amazon Redshift
12 12 (1.73%) NoSQL
12 12 (1.73%) WebFOCUS
13 11 (1.59%) MS Access
13 11 (1.59%) MySQL
13 11 (1.59%) RDBMS
14 10 (1.44%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 14 (2.02%) JIRA
2 9 (1.30%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (0.29%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.29%) Maven
4 2 (0.29%) RStudio
5 1 (0.14%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.14%) Hudson
5 1 (0.14%) LSMW
5 1 (0.14%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.14%) Subversion
5 1 (0.14%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 190 (27.38%) Finance
2 103 (14.84%) Marketing
3 47 (6.77%) Banking
4 30 (4.32%) Retail
5 23 (3.31%) Telecoms
6 16 (2.31%) Investment Banking
7 15 (2.16%) Legal
8 14 (2.02%) Advertising
8 14 (2.02%) Billing
8 14 (2.02%) Digital Economy
8 14 (2.02%) Electronics
8 14 (2.02%) Manufacturing
9 13 (1.87%) Games
10 10 (1.44%) Publishing
11 9 (1.30%) Law
12 8 (1.15%) Front Office
13 7 (1.01%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.86%) Music Industry
15 5 (0.72%) Corporate Banking
16 3 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (1.87%) HTML
2 11 (1.59%) XML
3 8 (1.15%) Natural Language Processing
3 8 (1.15%) Web Services
4 7 (1.01%) JSON
5 6 (0.86%) .NET
6 4 (0.58%) Pandas
6 4 (0.58%) scikit-learn
7 3 (0.43%) Apache Beam
7 3 (0.43%) D3.js
7 3 (0.43%) Django
7 3 (0.43%) Kafka
7 3 (0.43%) Velocity
8 2 (0.29%) HTML5
8 2 (0.29%) Matplotlib
8 2 (0.29%) Middleware
8 2 (0.29%) NumPy
8 2 (0.29%) REST
9 1 (0.14%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.14%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 184 (26.51%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (6.34%) Data Structures
3 29 (4.18%) Reference Data
4 20 (2.88%) Fintech
5 15 (2.16%) Management Information System
6 13 (1.87%) Algorithms
6 13 (1.87%) Social Media
7 12 (1.73%) Analytical Mindset
8 11 (1.59%) Greenfield Project
9 10 (1.44%) Equities
9 10 (1.44%) Self-Motivation
10 9 (1.30%) Digital Media
10 9 (1.30%) User Experience
11 7 (1.01%) Derivative
11 7 (1.01%) Fixed Income
11 7 (1.01%) OTC Derivatives
12 6 (0.86%) e-Learning
13 5 (0.72%) Credit Risk
13 5 (0.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 4 (0.58%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (1.44%) Linux
2 7 (1.01%) Unix
3 5 (0.72%) Windows
4 1 (0.14%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 271 (39.05%) Analytics
2 221 (31.84%) Data Analysis
3 197 (28.39%) Business Intelligence
4 189 (27.23%) Visualisation
5 122 (17.58%) ETL
6 118 (17.00%) Data Modelling
7 97 (13.98%) Data Visualisation
8 96 (13.83%) Data Analytics
9 95 (13.69%) Problem-Solving
10 86 (12.39%) Data Management
11 83 (11.96%) Mathematics
12 77 (11.10%) Data Science
13 74 (10.66%) Statistics
14 71 (10.23%) Agile Software Development
15 60 (8.65%) Data Governance
16 52 (7.49%) CRM
17 51 (7.35%) Decision-Making
18 49 (7.06%) Machine Learning
19 48 (6.92%) Stakeholder Management
20 47 (6.77%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 496 (71.47%) SQL
2 180 (25.94%) Python
3 132 (19.02%) R
4 50 (7.20%) VBA
5 31 (4.47%) Java
6 28 (4.03%) T-SQL
7 24 (3.46%) PL/SQL
8 20 (2.88%) C#
9 12 (1.73%) HiveQL
9 12 (1.73%) JavaScript
10 11 (1.59%) PHP
11 8 (1.15%) MATLAB
11 8 (1.15%) Scala
11 8 (1.15%) Shell Script
12 7 (1.01%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 7 (1.01%) VB
13 6 (0.86%) Bash Shell
14 5 (0.72%) Bourne shell
14 5 (0.72%) C-shell
14 5 (0.72%) Korn
Qualifications
1 110 (15.85%) Degree
2 27 (3.89%) Computer Science Degree
3 22 (3.17%) Security Cleared
4 21 (3.03%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (0.43%) MCSA
5 3 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.43%) PhD
6 2 (0.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.14%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.14%) MPhil
7 1 (0.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 165 (23.78%) Data Quality
2 46 (6.63%) GDPR
3 21 (3.03%) QA
4 8 (1.15%) Solvency II
5 6 (0.86%) Actionable Recommendations
6 5 (0.72%) SLA
7 3 (0.43%) ISO 20022
8 2 (0.29%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.14%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (0.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.29%) Automic
1 2 (0.29%) Control-M
2 1 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.14%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.14%) Mesos
2 1 (0.14%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 166 (23.92%) Tableau
2 93 (13.40%) Microsoft
3 69 (9.94%) Oracle
4 56 (8.07%) SAP
5 53 (7.64%) Google
6 32 (4.61%) Alteryx
7 27 (3.89%) Informatica
8 26 (3.75%) IBM
8 26 (3.75%) Salesforce.com
9 21 (3.03%) Talend
10 16 (2.31%) WorldPay
11 11 (1.59%) Adobe
12 8 (1.15%) hybris
12 8 (1.15%) MicroStrategy
12 8 (1.15%) Workday
13 7 (1.01%) Sybase
14 6 (0.86%) Facebook
15 5 (0.72%) Cognos
15 5 (0.72%) Hotjar
15 5 (0.72%) Pardot