Period
to 13 December 2019

The median annual salary for a Data Analyst was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 13 December 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
13 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 268 296 344
Rank change year-on-year +28 +48 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Analyst 670 718 705
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.25% 1.08% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.32% 1.13% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 552 586 565
London median annual salary £47,500 £47,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.06% -1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £26,450
90th Percentile £73,625 £71,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.11%

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 50,865 63,305 70,420
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.92% 95.35% 94.86%
Number of salaries quoted 41,375 51,892 55,818
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,550 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.35% +0.92% +4.35%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £33,544
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 13 December 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 13 December 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 +17 123 £47,500 +5.56% 16
South London +36 40 £37,500 +20.97%
West London +18 25 £40,000 -11.11% 2
East London +34 22 £55,000 +28.65% 2
Data Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 13 December 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.

1 414 (61.79%) SQL
2 267 (39.85%) Analytics
3 243 (36.27%) Business Intelligence
4 198 (29.55%) Finance
5 192 (28.66%) Microsoft Excel
6 173 (25.82%) Visualisation
7 166 (24.78%) Python
8 164 (24.48%) Tableau
9 147 (21.94%) Data Analysis
10 138 (20.60%) Data Quality
11 130 (19.40%) Analytical Skills
12 123 (18.36%) Data Warehouse
13 119 (17.76%) Data Visualisation
13 119 (17.76%) Power BI
13 119 (17.76%) Power Platform
14 118 (17.61%) R
15 106 (15.82%) Microsoft
16 105 (15.67%) Data Modelling
17 91 (13.58%) SQL Server
17 91 (13.58%) Problem-Solving
18 86 (12.84%) ETL
19 82 (12.24%) Data Management
20 80 (11.94%) Marketing
21 77 (11.49%) Degree
22 76 (11.34%) Migration
23 74 (11.04%) Data Analytics
24 72 (10.75%) Big Data
24 72 (10.75%) Oracle
25 67 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
26 66 (9.85%) Data Migration

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 50 (7.46%) SAS
2 18 (2.69%) Apache Spark
3 8 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (1.04%) Jupyter
5 5 (0.75%) IPython
6 3 (0.45%) Apache Airflow
6 3 (0.45%) ArcGIS
6 3 (0.45%) Confluence
7 1 (0.15%) CMS
7 1 (0.15%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 192 (28.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 51 (7.61%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (1.64%) MS Visio
4 10 (1.49%) SPSS
5 8 (1.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.60%) Stata
8 3 (0.45%) Microsoft Project
9 1 (0.15%) EViews
Business Applications
1 11 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.19%) FastStats
2 8 (1.19%) SAP Business One
3 7 (1.04%) Markit EDM
4 5 (0.75%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 4 (0.60%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 4 (0.60%) PolarLake
5 4 (0.60%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 3 (0.45%) FastStats PeopleStage
6 3 (0.45%) RiskWrite
6 3 (0.45%) thinkFolio
7 2 (0.30%) Aareon QL
7 2 (0.30%) Cognos TM1
7 2 (0.30%) Elite 3E
8 1 (0.15%) Data Workbench
8 1 (0.15%) Eagle PACE
8 1 (0.15%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.15%) SAP HR
8 1 (0.15%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 119 (17.76%) Power Platform
2 44 (6.57%) AWS
3 41 (6.12%) SaaS
4 34 (5.07%) Google Analytics
5 21 (3.13%) SuccessFactors
6 19 (2.84%) Azure
7 7 (1.04%) Adobe Analytics
7 7 (1.04%) GCP
8 5 (0.75%) Google Tag Manager
9 4 (0.60%) Azure Data Factory
9 4 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.30%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.15%) AdWords
11 1 (0.15%) iPaaS
11 1 (0.15%) MailChimp
11 1 (0.15%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (0.30%) Internet
2 2 (0.30%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (18.36%) Data Warehouse
2 119 (17.76%) Power BI
3 91 (13.58%) SQL Server
4 72 (10.75%) Big Data
5 49 (7.31%) Relational Database
6 42 (6.27%) QlikView
7 39 (5.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 30 (4.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 25 (3.73%) BusinessObjects
9 25 (3.73%) Data Lake
10 24 (3.58%) MS Access
11 23 (3.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 21 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
13 20 (2.99%) Oracle Reports
14 19 (2.84%) RDBMS
15 17 (2.54%) Hadoop
16 16 (2.39%) Data Mining
17 14 (2.09%) Looker
18 13 (1.94%) Amazon Redshift
18 13 (1.94%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 26 (3.88%) JIRA
2 21 (3.13%) Git (software)
3 9 (1.34%) Subversion
4 4 (0.60%) Bitbucket
4 4 (0.60%) Bitbucket Server
4 4 (0.60%) git-flow
4 4 (0.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (0.45%) Eclipse
5 3 (0.45%) FitNesse
5 3 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.45%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.30%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.15%) RStudio
General
1 198 (29.55%) Finance
2 80 (11.94%) Marketing
3 65 (9.70%) Banking
4 42 (6.27%) Retail
5 23 (3.43%) Telecoms
6 17 (2.54%) Publishing
7 11 (1.64%) Advertising
8 10 (1.49%) Back Office
9 9 (1.34%) Law
10 6 (0.90%) Billing
10 6 (0.90%) Games
11 4 (0.60%) Front Office
11 4 (0.60%) Legal
11 4 (0.60%) Multimedia
11 4 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.30%) Housing Association
12 2 (0.30%) Mandarin Language
12 2 (0.30%) Public Sector
12 2 (0.30%) Retail Finance
13 1 (0.15%) Social Science
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (1.94%) HTML
2 10 (1.49%) Natural Language Processing
3 9 (1.34%) CSS
4 8 (1.19%) Oracle Streams
4 8 (1.19%) XML
5 6 (0.90%) .NET
5 6 (0.90%) JSON
5 6 (0.90%) Pandas
6 5 (0.75%) ggplot
6 5 (0.75%) Matplotlib
6 5 (0.75%) scikit-learn
6 5 (0.75%) Seaborn
7 4 (0.60%) Elastic Stack
7 4 (0.60%) Kafka
8 3 (0.45%) Google Maps API
8 3 (0.45%) REST
8 3 (0.45%) Web Services
9 2 (0.30%) Middleware
9 2 (0.30%) Pyramid
9 2 (0.30%) Series 60
Miscellaneous
1 130 (19.40%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (6.57%) Management Information System
3 30 (4.48%) Data Structures
4 14 (2.09%) Algorithms
5 13 (1.94%) Reinsurance
6 12 (1.79%) Reference Data
7 9 (1.34%) Analytical Mindset
7 9 (1.34%) Social Media
8 7 (1.04%) Derivative
9 6 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (0.75%) BBC
10 5 (0.75%) Equities
10 5 (0.75%) Renewable Energy
11 4 (0.60%) Clustering
11 4 (0.60%) Cyber Kill Chain
11 4 (0.60%) Freedom of Information
11 4 (0.60%) Online Banking
11 4 (0.60%) Semantic Web
11 4 (0.60%) Smart Energy
12 3 (0.45%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 7 (1.04%) Windows
2 6 (0.90%) Linux
2 6 (0.90%) Windows Server
3 5 (0.75%) Unix
3 5 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.15%) Android
4 1 (0.15%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 267 (39.85%) Analytics
2 243 (36.27%) Business Intelligence
3 173 (25.82%) Visualisation
4 147 (21.94%) Data Analysis
5 119 (17.76%) Data Visualisation
6 105 (15.67%) Data Modelling
7 91 (13.58%) Problem-Solving
8 86 (12.84%) ETL
9 82 (12.24%) Data Management
10 76 (11.34%) Migration
11 74 (11.04%) Data Analytics
12 67 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
13 66 (9.85%) Data Migration
14 62 (9.25%) Stakeholder Management
15 53 (7.91%) Data Science
16 50 (7.46%) Decision-Making
17 44 (6.57%) Data Governance
18 40 (5.97%) Dashboard Development
18 40 (5.97%) Mathematics
19 39 (5.82%) Actionable Insight
Programming Languages
1 414 (61.79%) SQL
2 166 (24.78%) Python
3 118 (17.61%) R
4 61 (9.10%) VBA
5 30 (4.48%) T-SQL
6 13 (1.94%) PowerShell
7 12 (1.79%) JavaScript
7 12 (1.79%) VB
8 11 (1.64%) C#
9 10 (1.49%) Java
10 8 (1.19%) C
11 7 (1.04%) MATLAB
11 7 (1.04%) PL/SQL
12 5 (0.75%) PHP
12 5 (0.75%) Scala
13 4 (0.60%) Bash Shell
13 4 (0.60%) Perl
13 4 (0.60%) SHACL
13 4 (0.60%) SPARQL
14 3 (0.45%) VB6
Qualifications
1 77 (11.49%) Degree
2 8 (1.19%) Master's Degree
2 8 (1.19%) Numerate Degree
3 6 (0.90%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.30%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.30%) ISEB
4 2 (0.30%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.30%) PhD
5 1 (0.15%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 138 (20.60%) Data Quality
2 25 (3.73%) QA
3 16 (2.39%) GDPR
4 14 (2.09%) Actionable Recommendations
5 4 (0.60%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.15%) EMIR
6 1 (0.15%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 19770
6 1 (0.15%) MiFID
6 1 (0.15%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (0.60%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.15%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (0.60%) Oozie
2 1 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 164 (24.48%) Tableau
2 106 (15.82%) Microsoft
3 72 (10.75%) Oracle
4 57 (8.51%) SAP
5 43 (6.42%) Google
6 28 (4.18%) Informatica
6 28 (4.18%) MicroStrategy
7 25 (3.73%) IBM
8 16 (2.39%) Alteryx
9 14 (2.09%) Adobe
10 12 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
10 12 (1.79%) WorldPay
11 6 (0.90%) Bloomberg
11 6 (0.90%) FIS
11 6 (0.90%) Talend
12 5 (0.75%) Cloudera
12 5 (0.75%) EXASOL
12 5 (0.75%) Hortonworks
12 5 (0.75%) Wallstreet Suite
13 4 (0.60%) Splunk