Period
to 16 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Data Analyst was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 313 332 289
Rank change year-on-year +19 -43 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Analyst 692 655 958
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.99% 0.93% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 0.97% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 568 614 832
London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,875 £29,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.00% +0.67%

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 66,676 67,687 81,269
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.92% 95.91% 96.20%
Number of salaries quoted 53,992 57,953 69,386
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £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 16 January 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 16 January 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 -38 145 £45,000 +7.78% 16
West London +42 49 £40,000 -27.27% 14
South London +1 13 £31,250 +4.17% 3
East London -1 1 £75,000 +66.67% 8
Data Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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.

1 409 (59.10%) SQL
2 292 (42.20%) Finance
3 224 (32.37%) Analytics
4 187 (27.02%) Business Intelligence
5 181 (26.16%) Data Analysis
6 166 (23.99%) Microsoft Excel
7 160 (23.12%) Degree
8 156 (22.54%) Analytical Skills
9 137 (19.80%) Data Management
10 136 (19.65%) Data Quality
11 123 (17.77%) SQL Server
12 120 (17.34%) Marketing
13 119 (17.20%) Tableau
14 111 (16.04%) Agile Software Development
15 106 (15.32%) Visualisation
16 104 (15.03%) Python
17 101 (14.60%) Data Modelling
18 88 (12.72%) Data Warehouse
19 86 (12.43%) Microsoft
20 85 (12.28%) Mathematics
21 84 (12.14%) Data Analytics
22 83 (11.99%) R
23 82 (11.85%) Data Governance
23 82 (11.85%) SAS
24 81 (11.71%) Banking
25 80 (11.56%) Power BI
26 76 (10.98%) Statistics
27 75 (10.84%) Big Data
28 70 (10.12%) Business Analysis
29 63 (9.10%) VBA

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 82 (11.85%) SAS
2 20 (2.89%) Apache Spark
3 2 (0.29%) Apache
3 2 (0.29%) Apache Pig
3 2 (0.29%) Confluence
3 2 (0.29%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.14%) Drupal
4 1 (0.14%) Jupyter
Applications
1 166 (23.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (3.90%) SPSS
3 23 (3.32%) Microsoft Office
4 22 (3.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 21 (3.03%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.29%) Stata
7 1 (0.14%) EViews
7 1 (0.14%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 18 (2.60%) Actimize
2 9 (1.30%) Markit EDM
3 8 (1.16%) WebTrends
4 6 (0.87%) SAP MDG
4 6 (0.87%) SAP MDM
4 6 (0.87%) SAP MM
4 6 (0.87%) SAP SRM
5 5 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.58%) Abakus
6 4 (0.58%) thinkFolio
7 3 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.43%) Raiser's Edge
8 2 (0.29%) SAP HR
9 1 (0.14%) Adobe Campaign
9 1 (0.14%) FastStats
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 36 (5.20%) Google Analytics
2 22 (3.18%) Adobe Analytics
3 9 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.72%) AdWords
5 5 (0.72%) Boomi
5 5 (0.72%) Google Tag Manager
5 5 (0.72%) SaaS
6 4 (0.58%) Google Attribution 360
7 2 (0.29%) GitHub
8 1 (0.14%) AWS Data Pipeline
8 1 (0.14%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
8 1 (0.14%) Firebase
8 1 (0.14%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.01%) Firewall
2 3 (0.43%) Internet
2 3 (0.43%) SMS
3 2 (0.29%) ATM
4 1 (0.14%) FTP
4 1 (0.14%) LAN
4 1 (0.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (17.77%) SQL Server
2 88 (12.72%) Data Warehouse
3 80 (11.56%) Power BI
4 75 (10.84%) Big Data
5 61 (8.82%) QlikView
6 46 (6.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 40 (5.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 30 (4.34%) Hadoop
9 21 (3.03%) Data Mining
10 19 (2.75%) Spotfire
11 18 (2.60%) BusinessObjects
12 17 (2.46%) Data Mart
12 17 (2.46%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 17 (2.46%) Relational Database
13 14 (2.02%) MS Access
14 13 (1.88%) Oracle BI EE
15 12 (1.73%) OLAP
16 11 (1.59%) MySQL
16 11 (1.59%) NoSQL
16 11 (1.59%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 16 (2.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 5 (0.72%) RStudio
3 4 (0.58%) JIRA
4 2 (0.29%) ERwin
5 1 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 292 (42.20%) Finance
2 120 (17.34%) Marketing
3 81 (11.71%) Banking
4 61 (8.82%) Retail
5 28 (4.05%) Legal
6 27 (3.90%) Advertising
7 18 (2.60%) Investment Banking
8 17 (2.46%) Law
9 16 (2.31%) Telecoms
10 11 (1.59%) Games
11 9 (1.30%) Back Office
11 9 (1.30%) Private Banking
11 9 (1.30%) Retail Banking
12 7 (1.01%) Front Office
13 5 (0.72%) Electronics
13 5 (0.72%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.58%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.58%) Music Industry
15 3 (0.43%) Publishing
15 3 (0.43%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (1.88%) XML
2 7 (1.01%) D3.js
3 5 (0.72%) HTML
3 5 (0.72%) XSD
4 4 (0.58%) Kafka
4 4 (0.58%) Natural Language Processing
5 3 (0.43%) .NET
5 3 (0.43%) JSON
5 3 (0.43%) Pandas
6 2 (0.29%) scikit-learn
7 1 (0.14%) COM
7 1 (0.14%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.14%) Keras
7 1 (0.14%) Mason
7 1 (0.14%) NumPy
7 1 (0.14%) SciPy
7 1 (0.14%) TensorFlow
7 1 (0.14%) Theano
7 1 (0.14%) Torch
7 1 (0.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 156 (22.54%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (6.07%) Computer Science
3 19 (2.75%) Data Protection Act
4 18 (2.60%) Management Information System
5 16 (2.31%) Reinsurance
6 15 (2.17%) Data Structures
6 15 (2.17%) Fintech
7 14 (2.02%) Equities
8 13 (1.88%) Fixed Income
8 13 (1.88%) Hedge funds
9 11 (1.59%) User Experience
10 9 (1.30%) Algorithms
10 9 (1.30%) Analytical Mindset
11 8 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 7 (1.01%) Derivative
12 7 (1.01%) Digital Media
13 5 (0.72%) Cyberattack
13 5 (0.72%) Social Media
14 4 (0.58%) Reference Data
14 4 (0.58%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (1.59%) Windows
2 8 (1.16%) Windows Server
3 7 (1.01%) Linux
4 4 (0.58%) Unix
5 3 (0.43%) Android
6 2 (0.29%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 224 (32.37%) Analytics
2 187 (27.02%) Business Intelligence
3 181 (26.16%) Data Analysis
4 137 (19.80%) Data Management
5 111 (16.04%) Agile Software Development
6 106 (15.32%) Visualisation
7 101 (14.60%) Data Modelling
8 85 (12.28%) Mathematics
9 84 (12.14%) Data Analytics
10 82 (11.85%) Data Governance
11 76 (10.98%) Statistics
12 70 (10.12%) Business Analysis
13 60 (8.67%) Stakeholder Management
14 58 (8.38%) Data Protection
14 58 (8.38%) Data Visualisation
15 56 (8.09%) ETL
16 51 (7.37%) Asset Management
17 50 (7.23%) CRM
18 39 (5.64%) Scrum
19 34 (4.91%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 409 (59.10%) SQL
2 104 (15.03%) Python
3 83 (11.99%) R
4 63 (9.10%) VBA
5 29 (4.19%) T-SQL
6 24 (3.47%) PL/SQL
7 20 (2.89%) VB
8 14 (2.02%) JavaScript
9 13 (1.88%) MATLAB
10 7 (1.01%) Java
10 7 (1.01%) PHP
10 7 (1.01%) SAS Macro
11 5 (0.72%) C#
12 3 (0.43%) C
12 3 (0.43%) C++
12 3 (0.43%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.29%) Scala
14 1 (0.14%) AWK
14 1 (0.14%) Perl
14 1 (0.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 160 (23.12%) Degree
2 38 (5.49%) ISEB
3 15 (2.17%) Numerate Degree
4 13 (1.88%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (1.45%) CISA
5 10 (1.45%) CISM
5 10 (1.45%) CISSP
6 9 (1.30%) PhD
6 9 (1.30%) SC Cleared
6 9 (1.30%) Security Cleared
7 6 (0.87%) CTC Cleared
8 4 (0.58%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.29%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.29%) PMP
9 2 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.14%) ACCA
10 1 (0.14%) CIMA
10 1 (0.14%) MCSE
10 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 136 (19.65%) Data Quality
2 62 (8.96%) GDPR
3 41 (5.92%) QA
4 30 (4.34%) Solvency II
5 17 (2.46%) PCI DSS
6 11 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 11 (1.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 8 (1.16%) SLA
8 7 (1.01%) PMO
9 5 (0.72%) SEPA
10 2 (0.29%) MiFID
11 1 (0.14%) Actionable Recommendations
11 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
Vendors
1 119 (17.20%) Tableau
2 86 (12.43%) Microsoft
3 48 (6.94%) Oracle
4 43 (6.21%) Google
5 30 (4.34%) Adobe
6 28 (4.05%) SAP
7 25 (3.61%) Informatica
7 25 (3.61%) Sybase
8 21 (3.03%) Alteryx
9 15 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
10 13 (1.88%) Cloudera
10 13 (1.88%) Cognos
11 10 (1.45%) Charles River
11 10 (1.45%) Twitter
12 8 (1.16%) MicroStrategy
13 7 (1.01%) Siebel
14 5 (0.72%) Alias
14 5 (0.72%) Capita
14 5 (0.72%) Cognizant
14 5 (0.72%) Omniture