Period
to 12 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Data Analyst was £46,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 294 347 349
Rank change year-on-year +53 +2 -47
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Analyst 720 698 672
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.08% 0.94% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 0.99% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 588 560 621
London median annual salary £46,500 £47,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.11% +9.20% -3.33%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +4.11% -2.67%

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 63,424 70,235 71,621
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.32% 94.79% 96.05%
Number of salaries quoted 52,010 55,698 61,619
London median annual salary £60,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.83% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,544 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%

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 12 December 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 12 December 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 -4 136 £45,000 - 18
West London +15 30 £45,000 +12.50% 14
South London -14 8 £31,000 -0.80% 1
East London +2 3 £42,750 -28.75% 3
North London - 1 £45,000 - 1
Data Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 12 December 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.

1 501 (69.58%) SQL
2 247 (34.31%) Analytics
3 244 (33.89%) Finance
4 224 (31.11%) Data Analysis
5 198 (27.50%) Business Intelligence
6 193 (26.81%) Analytical Skills
7 175 (24.31%) Microsoft Excel
8 173 (24.03%) Visualisation
9 170 (23.61%) Data Quality
10 168 (23.33%) Python
11 166 (23.06%) Tableau
12 143 (19.86%) Data Warehouse
13 142 (19.72%) Degree
14 140 (19.44%) Marketing
15 134 (18.61%) SQL Server
16 121 (16.81%) R
17 108 (15.00%) Data Modelling
18 107 (14.86%) ETL
19 106 (14.72%) Microsoft
20 101 (14.03%) Power BI
21 100 (13.89%) Problem-Solving
22 96 (13.33%) Data Visualisation
23 94 (13.06%) Mathematics
24 88 (12.22%) Data Analytics
25 87 (12.08%) Data Management
26 78 (10.83%) CRM
27 77 (10.69%) Agile Software Development
28 76 (10.56%) Big Data
29 75 (10.42%) Oracle
30 73 (10.14%) 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 73 (10.14%) SAS
2 19 (2.64%) Apache Spark
3 13 (1.81%) SharePoint
4 9 (1.25%) Apache
4 9 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (0.56%) Apache Solr
5 4 (0.56%) Confluence
5 4 (0.56%) IIS
5 4 (0.56%) Jupyter
6 3 (0.42%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.14%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.14%) Drupal
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 175 (24.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 49 (6.81%) Microsoft Office
3 37 (5.14%) SPSS
4 36 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 18 (2.50%) MS Visio
6 8 (1.11%) Stata
7 7 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.14%) GIMP
8 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (2.36%) FastStats
2 11 (1.53%) Actimize
3 9 (1.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 8 (1.11%) Cognos TM1
4 8 (1.11%) Markit EDM
4 8 (1.11%) Oracle Payables
4 8 (1.11%) Oracle Receivables
5 6 (0.83%) SAP Hybris
6 5 (0.69%) Abakus
6 5 (0.69%) SAP MDM
7 4 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (0.56%) WebTrends
8 3 (0.42%) NetSuite
8 3 (0.42%) Raiser's Edge
9 2 (0.28%) Adobe Campaign
9 2 (0.28%) Cognos Controller
10 1 (0.14%) Eagle PACE
10 1 (0.14%) Eikon
10 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
10 1 (0.14%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 36 (5.00%) Google Analytics
2 15 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (1.94%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (1.53%) Dynamics 365
4 11 (1.53%) SaaS
5 9 (1.25%) Google Cloud Platform
5 9 (1.25%) Google Tag Manager
6 8 (1.11%) Office 365
7 5 (0.69%) Adobe Analytics
7 5 (0.69%) Google Attribution 360
8 4 (0.56%) AdWords
8 4 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.56%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.42%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (0.42%) Boomi
9 3 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.42%) GitHub
9 3 (0.42%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 2 (0.28%) Trello
10 2 (0.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.53%) LAN
1 11 (1.53%) WAN
1 11 (1.53%) Wireless
2 6 (0.83%) BGP
2 6 (0.83%) BIG-IP
2 6 (0.83%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (0.83%) Cisco Nexus
2 6 (0.83%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 6 (0.83%) IP Telephony
2 6 (0.83%) OSPF
2 6 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (0.56%) iBeacon
3 4 (0.56%) Wireless Security
4 3 (0.42%) Firewall
4 3 (0.42%) Internet
5 2 (0.28%) Cisco ISE
5 2 (0.28%) iSCSI
5 2 (0.28%) Network Security
5 2 (0.28%) SSH
5 2 (0.28%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (19.86%) Data Warehouse
2 134 (18.61%) SQL Server
3 101 (14.03%) Power BI
4 76 (10.56%) Big Data
5 48 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 45 (6.25%) Hadoop
7 43 (5.97%) Relational Database
7 43 (5.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 42 (5.83%) Data Mining
9 33 (4.58%) QlikView
10 29 (4.03%) BusinessObjects
11 28 (3.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 19 (2.64%) Data Mart
12 19 (2.64%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 18 (2.50%) MS Access
14 17 (2.36%) OLAP
15 15 (2.08%) MySQL
15 15 (2.08%) NoSQL
16 14 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
17 13 (1.81%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 14 (1.94%) JIRA
2 6 (0.83%) Git (software)
2 6 (0.83%) Jenkins
2 6 (0.83%) Maven
3 2 (0.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.14%) Hudson
4 1 (0.14%) LSMW
4 1 (0.14%) Subversion
4 1 (0.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 244 (33.89%) Finance
2 140 (19.44%) Marketing
3 63 (8.75%) Banking
4 37 (5.14%) Retail
5 29 (4.03%) Telecoms
6 23 (3.19%) Electronics
6 23 (3.19%) Manufacturing
7 14 (1.94%) Advertising
8 13 (1.81%) Billing
9 12 (1.67%) Investment Banking
10 10 (1.39%) Front Office
10 10 (1.39%) Games
11 8 (1.11%) Digital Economy
11 8 (1.11%) Law
12 6 (0.83%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.83%) Retail Banking
13 5 (0.69%) Legal
13 5 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.69%) Publishing
14 4 (0.56%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (3.19%) XML
2 17 (2.36%) Kafka
3 14 (1.94%) Web Services
4 12 (1.67%) Natural Language Processing
5 10 (1.39%) JSON
6 9 (1.25%) HTML
7 7 (0.97%) REST
8 6 (0.83%) .NET
9 4 (0.56%) CSS
9 4 (0.56%) LESS
9 4 (0.56%) Sass
9 4 (0.56%) SOAP
10 3 (0.42%) SailPoint
11 2 (0.28%) D3.js
11 2 (0.28%) Velocity
11 2 (0.28%) XSD
12 1 (0.14%) DOM
12 1 (0.14%) Google Maps API
12 1 (0.14%) jQuery
12 1 (0.14%) Matplotlib
Miscellaneous
1 193 (26.81%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (8.19%) Data Structures
3 28 (3.89%) Fintech
4 24 (3.33%) Reference Data
5 19 (2.64%) Analytical Mindset
6 16 (2.22%) Virtual Team
7 15 (2.08%) Management Information System
7 15 (2.08%) Self-Motivation
8 14 (1.94%) Reinsurance
9 13 (1.81%) Social Media
10 12 (1.67%) Algorithms
11 11 (1.53%) NHS
12 9 (1.25%) User Experience
13 8 (1.11%) Cyberthreat
13 8 (1.11%) Greenfield Project
14 7 (0.97%) Digital Media
15 6 (0.83%) Data Protection Act
15 6 (0.83%) e-Learning
15 6 (0.83%) Equities
16 5 (0.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 10 (1.39%) Linux
1 10 (1.39%) Windows
2 7 (0.97%) Unix
3 5 (0.69%) Android
4 4 (0.56%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.14%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 247 (34.31%) Analytics
2 224 (31.11%) Data Analysis
3 198 (27.50%) Business Intelligence
4 173 (24.03%) Visualisation
5 108 (15.00%) Data Modelling
6 107 (14.86%) ETL
7 100 (13.89%) Problem-Solving
8 96 (13.33%) Data Visualisation
9 94 (13.06%) Mathematics
10 88 (12.22%) Data Analytics
11 87 (12.08%) Data Management
12 78 (10.83%) CRM
13 77 (10.69%) Agile Software Development
14 70 (9.72%) Statistics
15 68 (9.44%) Data Governance
16 62 (8.61%) Data Science
17 53 (7.36%) Computer Science
18 50 (6.94%) Machine Learning
19 49 (6.81%) Stakeholder Management
20 43 (5.97%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 501 (69.58%) SQL
2 168 (23.33%) Python
3 121 (16.81%) R
4 44 (6.11%) T-SQL
5 35 (4.86%) VBA
6 33 (4.58%) Java
7 32 (4.44%) PL/SQL
8 27 (3.75%) JavaScript
9 21 (2.92%) C#
10 15 (2.08%) VB
11 13 (1.81%) PHP
11 13 (1.81%) Shell Script
12 9 (1.25%) HiveQL
13 8 (1.11%) PowerShell
14 7 (0.97%) Bash Shell
14 7 (0.97%) MATLAB
15 6 (0.83%) Bourne shell
15 6 (0.83%) CQL
15 6 (0.83%) C-shell
15 6 (0.83%) Korn
Qualifications
1 142 (19.72%) Degree
2 24 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 24 (3.33%) Numerate Degree
3 13 (1.81%) Security Cleared
4 5 (0.69%) CCNA
4 5 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (0.56%) AAT
5 4 (0.56%) ACCA
5 4 (0.56%) CIMA
5 4 (0.56%) Master's Degree
5 4 (0.56%) MCSA
5 4 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.42%) PhD
7 2 (0.28%) CCNP
7 2 (0.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.28%) MBA
8 1 (0.14%) MPhil
8 1 (0.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 170 (23.61%) Data Quality
2 51 (7.08%) QA
3 30 (4.17%) GDPR
4 8 (1.11%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.83%) Actionable Recommendations
6 4 (0.56%) Solvency II
7 3 (0.42%) SLA
8 2 (0.28%) ISO 20022
9 1 (0.14%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (0.69%) Docker
2 1 (0.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.14%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (0.56%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.28%) Automic
2 2 (0.28%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (0.28%) Control-M
3 1 (0.14%) Grafana
3 1 (0.14%) Mesos
3 1 (0.14%) SCCM
3 1 (0.14%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 166 (23.06%) Tableau
2 106 (14.72%) Microsoft
3 75 (10.42%) Oracle
4 65 (9.03%) SAP
5 52 (7.22%) Google
6 25 (3.47%) Salesforce.com
7 23 (3.19%) Alteryx
8 22 (3.06%) MicroStrategy
9 20 (2.78%) Cognos
10 18 (2.50%) IBM
11 15 (2.08%) Adobe
12 13 (1.81%) WorldPay
13 12 (1.67%) Informatica
14 9 (1.25%) Bloomberg
14 9 (1.25%) hybris
14 9 (1.25%) ServiceNow
14 9 (1.25%) Talend
14 9 (1.25%) Teradata
14 9 (1.25%) Workday
15 8 (1.11%) JD Edwards