Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Data Analyst was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

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
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 338 323 306
Rank change year-on-year -15 -17 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Analyst 709 727 1005
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.94% 0.96% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 1.00% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 569 667 861
London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £27,150 £27,875 £29,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £71,250 £70,000
England median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 71246 73011 85823
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.34% 95.97% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 56013 63062 72818
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £31,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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 -22 136 £44,500 +4.71% 12
West London +35 40 £40,000 -9.09% 3
South London -6 13 £30,000 -1.64% 3
East London +8 7 £50,000 +81.82% 2
Data Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, Data Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region featuring Data Analyst in the job title.

1 447 (63.05%) SQL
2 284 (40.06%) Finance
3 252 (35.54%) Analytics
4 198 (27.93%) Data Analysis
5 192 (27.08%) Business Intelligence
6 186 (26.23%) Degree
7 183 (25.81%) Analytical Skills
8 179 (25.25%) Microsoft Excel
9 145 (20.45%) Tableau
10 129 (18.19%) Visualisation
11 127 (17.91%) Marketing
11 127 (17.91%) Data Management
12 124 (17.49%) Agile Software Development
13 123 (17.35%) SQL Server
14 119 (16.78%) Python
15 115 (16.22%) Data Modelling
16 109 (15.37%) Data Quality
17 104 (14.67%) Mathematics
18 97 (13.68%) R
19 92 (12.98%) SAS
20 90 (12.69%) Data Warehouse
21 89 (12.55%) Data Analytics
22 88 (12.41%) Statistics
23 86 (12.13%) Banking
24 85 (11.99%) Big Data
25 74 (10.44%) Asset Management
26 73 (10.30%) VBA
26 73 (10.30%) Microsoft
26 73 (10.30%) Data Visualisation
27 72 (10.16%) 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 92 (12.98%) SAS
2 38 (5.36%) Apache Spark
3 4 (0.56%) Apache Pig
4 2 (0.28%) Apache
4 2 (0.28%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.14%) Confluence
5 1 (0.14%) Drupal
5 1 (0.14%) Jupyter
Applications
1 179 (25.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (3.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 26 (3.67%) SPSS
3 19 (2.68%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (1.13%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (0.85%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.85%) SPSS Modeler
6 2 (0.28%) Gephi
7 1 (0.14%) EViews
7 1 (0.14%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 15 (2.12%) Actimize
2 14 (1.97%) Markit EDM
3 11 (1.55%) thinkFolio
4 9 (1.27%) Adobe Campaign
5 5 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.56%) Abakus
6 4 (0.56%) Raiser's Edge
7 3 (0.42%) FastStats
7 3 (0.42%) SAP MDG
7 3 (0.42%) SAP MDM
7 3 (0.42%) SAP MM
7 3 (0.42%) SAP SRM
8 2 (0.28%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (0.28%) WebTrends
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 41 (5.78%) Google Analytics
2 16 (2.26%) Adobe Analytics
3 14 (1.97%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (0.85%) SaaS
6 5 (0.71%) Google Tag Manager
7 4 (0.56%) AdWords
7 4 (0.56%) Google Attribution 360
7 4 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.28%) Boomi
9 1 (0.14%) AWS Data Pipeline
9 1 (0.14%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
9 1 (0.14%) Firebase
9 1 (0.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.42%) ATM
1 3 (0.42%) Internet
2 1 (0.14%) FTP
2 1 (0.14%) LAN
2 1 (0.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (17.35%) SQL Server
2 90 (12.69%) Data Warehouse
3 85 (11.99%) Big Data
4 72 (10.16%) QlikView
5 64 (9.03%) Power BI
6 49 (6.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 44 (6.21%) Hadoop
8 43 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 33 (4.65%) Spotfire
10 28 (3.95%) Data Mining
11 26 (3.67%) Relational Database
12 21 (2.96%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 20 (2.82%) BusinessObjects
13 20 (2.82%) Data Mart
14 15 (2.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 14 (1.97%) Amazon Redshift
15 14 (1.97%) OLAP
16 13 (1.83%) MS Access
16 13 (1.83%) NoSQL
17 12 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (2.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 6 (0.85%) Maven
2 6 (0.85%) RStudio
3 5 (0.71%) Jenkins
3 5 (0.71%) JIRA
3 5 (0.71%) Subversion
3 5 (0.71%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (0.28%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.14%) PowerBuilder
5 1 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 284 (40.06%) Finance
2 127 (17.91%) Marketing
3 86 (12.13%) Banking
4 58 (8.18%) Retail
5 25 (3.53%) Advertising
6 21 (2.96%) Legal
7 20 (2.82%) Investment Banking
8 18 (2.54%) Back Office
9 16 (2.26%) Telecoms
10 15 (2.12%) Games
11 13 (1.83%) Front Office
12 12 (1.69%) Law
13 11 (1.55%) Private Banking
14 9 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
15 7 (0.99%) Manufacturing
16 5 (0.71%) Electronics
16 5 (0.71%) Financial Institution
17 4 (0.56%) French Language
18 3 (0.42%) Publishing
18 3 (0.42%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (2.82%) XML
2 15 (2.12%) D3.js
3 9 (1.27%) XSD
4 8 (1.13%) HTML
5 6 (0.85%) FIX Protocol
5 6 (0.85%) Kafka
6 5 (0.71%) FpML
7 4 (0.56%) Natural Language Processing
8 3 (0.42%) CSS
8 3 (0.42%) JSON
8 3 (0.42%) Pandas
8 3 (0.42%) Web Services
9 2 (0.28%) .NET
10 1 (0.14%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.14%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.14%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (0.14%) COM
10 1 (0.14%) Mason
10 1 (0.14%) NumPy
10 1 (0.14%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 183 (25.81%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (7.33%) Computer Science
3 38 (5.36%) Management Information System
4 25 (3.53%) Fintech
4 25 (3.53%) Hedge funds
5 21 (2.96%) Equities
5 21 (2.96%) Fixed Income
6 20 (2.82%) Data Structures
7 19 (2.68%) Reinsurance
8 15 (2.12%) Algorithms
9 12 (1.69%) Data Protection Act
10 11 (1.55%) Derivative
10 11 (1.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 10 (1.41%) User Experience
12 9 (1.27%) Social Media
13 8 (1.13%) Life Science
14 7 (0.99%) Digital Media
15 5 (0.71%) Cyber Attack
15 5 (0.71%) OTC Derivatives
15 5 (0.71%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (1.83%) Windows
2 9 (1.27%) Linux
3 8 (1.13%) Windows Server
4 5 (0.71%) Unix
5 1 (0.14%) Android
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 252 (35.54%) Analytics
2 198 (27.93%) Data Analysis
3 192 (27.08%) Business Intelligence
4 129 (18.19%) Visualisation
5 127 (17.91%) Data Management
6 124 (17.49%) Agile Software Development
7 115 (16.22%) Data Modelling
8 104 (14.67%) Mathematics
9 89 (12.55%) Data Analytics
10 88 (12.41%) Statistics
11 74 (10.44%) Asset Management
12 73 (10.30%) Data Visualisation
13 72 (10.16%) Data Governance
13 72 (10.16%) ETL
14 61 (8.60%) Business Analysis
15 52 (7.33%) Data Protection
16 49 (6.91%) Scrum
17 48 (6.77%) CRM
17 48 (6.77%) Stakeholder Management
18 39 (5.50%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 447 (63.05%) SQL
2 119 (16.78%) Python
3 97 (13.68%) R
4 73 (10.30%) VBA
5 36 (5.08%) PL/SQL
6 33 (4.65%) T-SQL
7 18 (2.54%) MATLAB
8 17 (2.40%) JavaScript
9 16 (2.26%) Java
9 16 (2.26%) VB
10 10 (1.41%) C#
11 8 (1.13%) PHP
11 8 (1.13%) Scala
12 7 (0.99%) SAS Macro
13 4 (0.56%) C
14 2 (0.28%) C++
14 2 (0.28%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.14%) Perl
15 1 (0.14%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 186 (26.23%) Degree
2 25 (3.53%) Numerate Degree
3 22 (3.10%) Computer Science Degree
4 19 (2.68%) ISEB
5 11 (1.55%) SC Cleared
5 11 (1.55%) Security Cleared
6 6 (0.85%) CISA
6 6 (0.85%) CISM
6 6 (0.85%) CISSP
6 6 (0.85%) CTC Cleared
6 6 (0.85%) PhD
7 4 (0.56%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.42%) ACCA
8 3 (0.42%) CIMA
9 2 (0.28%) PMP
9 2 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.14%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.14%) MCSE
10 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.14%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (15.37%) Data Quality
2 55 (7.76%) GDPR
3 35 (4.94%) QA
4 19 (2.68%) Solvency II
5 11 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (1.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 10 (1.41%) PCI DSS
7 7 (0.99%) SLA
8 6 (0.85%) PMO
9 5 (0.71%) ISO 20022
9 5 (0.71%) SEPA
10 3 (0.42%) ISO 15022
11 2 (0.28%) MiFID
12 1 (0.14%) Actionable Recommendations
12 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 1 (0.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (0.14%) Cacti
1 1 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.14%) Nagios
1 1 (0.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 145 (20.45%) Tableau
2 73 (10.30%) Microsoft
3 65 (9.17%) Oracle
4 49 (6.91%) Google
5 31 (4.37%) Adobe
6 28 (3.95%) Sybase
7 27 (3.81%) Informatica
8 23 (3.24%) SAP
9 21 (2.96%) Cognos
10 18 (2.54%) Alteryx
11 16 (2.26%) Charles River
11 16 (2.26%) Cloudera
12 14 (1.97%) MicroStrategy
13 13 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
14 11 (1.55%) Alias
15 10 (1.41%) IBM
15 10 (1.41%) Siebel
16 9 (1.27%) Cognizant
16 9 (1.27%) Omniture
17 6 (0.85%) Twitter