Period
to 2 August 2021

The median annual salary for a Data Analyst was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 2 August 2021.

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
2 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 267 251 306
Rank change year-on-year -16 +55 +42
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Analyst 589 361 618
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.30% 1.28% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.45% 1.37% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 496 206 546
10th Percentile £36,250 £30,000 £31,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £39,344 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
75th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £61,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £80,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% +8.75% +6.67%

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 40,534 26,406 54,529
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 89.59% 93.87% 95.29%
Number of salaries quoted 28,168 21,826 45,294
10th Percentile £41,250 £39,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £51,750 £50,000 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +8.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £81,250
90th Percentile £103,750 £102,500 £96,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year - +5.77% +4.00%

Data Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured Data Analyst in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Data Analyst in London

Data Analyst
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Data Analyst in London.

Salary trend for Data Analyst in London

Data Analyst
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Data Analyst in London over the 6 months to 2 August 2021.

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 2 August 2021. 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 +74 127 £52,500 +9.38% 10
West London -40 26 £45,000 +7.14% 5
South London -42 11 £36,250 +25.00%
East London -11 2 £41,182 -5.87% 11
North London -9 1 £37,500 -
Data Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 August 2021, 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.

1 440 (74.70%) SQL
2 246 (41.77%) Analytics
3 231 (39.22%) Business Intelligence
4 210 (35.65%) Tableau
5 209 (35.48%) Finance
6 202 (34.30%) Power BI
6 202 (34.30%) Power Platform
7 186 (31.58%) Microsoft Excel
8 171 (29.03%) Data Analysis
8 171 (29.03%) Analytical Skills
9 163 (27.67%) Python
10 161 (27.33%) Visualisation
11 129 (21.90%) Data Quality
12 125 (21.22%) Social Skills
13 114 (19.35%) Data Visualisation
14 112 (19.02%) ETL
15 110 (18.68%) Data Modelling
15 110 (18.68%) Data Management
16 96 (16.30%) Degree
17 92 (15.62%) Data Governance
18 91 (15.45%) SQL Server
19 89 (15.11%) Data Analytics
20 84 (14.26%) Data Warehouse
21 83 (14.09%) Problem-Solving
22 82 (13.92%) Stakeholder Management
23 77 (13.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 73 (12.39%) Mathematics
24 73 (12.39%) Dashboard Development
25 72 (12.22%) Microsoft
26 67 (11.38%) Marketing

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 21 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 19 (3.23%) Confluence
3 6 (1.02%) SAS
4 4 (0.68%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.17%) CMS
Applications
1 186 (31.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 35 (5.94%) Microsoft Office
3 26 (4.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 17 (2.89%) MS Visio
5 14 (2.38%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (1.36%) SPSS
7 2 (0.34%) Stata
8 1 (0.17%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.17%) EViews
8 1 (0.17%) Gephi
Business Applications
1 14 (2.38%) SAP ERP
2 13 (2.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (2.21%) IBM Planning Analytics
3 6 (1.02%) Eloqua
4 4 (0.68%) FastStats
5 3 (0.51%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 3 (0.51%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.17%) Eagle PACE
6 1 (0.17%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.17%) Misys Midas
6 1 (0.17%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 202 (34.30%) Power Platform
2 51 (8.66%) Google Analytics
3 32 (5.43%) AWS
3 32 (5.43%) Snowflake
4 25 (4.24%) Azure
5 22 (3.74%) Collibra
6 15 (2.55%) GCP
7 14 (2.38%) Adobe Analytics
8 11 (1.87%) dbt
9 9 (1.53%) Google Sheets
10 8 (1.36%) Amazon S3
10 8 (1.36%) Fivetran
10 8 (1.36%) Microsoft 365
11 7 (1.19%) PowerApps
12 6 (1.02%) AWS Step Functions
12 6 (1.02%) Azure Data Factory
12 6 (1.02%) Google Ads
13 5 (0.85%) AWS Lambda
13 5 (0.85%) Dynamics 365
13 5 (0.85%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.85%) Broadband
2 4 (0.68%) Internet
3 2 (0.34%) FTP
3 2 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.17%) DNS
4 1 (0.17%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.17%) Firewall
4 1 (0.17%) HTTP
4 1 (0.17%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.17%) MPLS
4 1 (0.17%) SMS
4 1 (0.17%) SSL
4 1 (0.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 210 (35.65%) Tableau
2 202 (34.30%) Power BI
3 91 (15.45%) SQL Server
4 84 (14.26%) Data Warehouse
5 77 (13.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 65 (11.04%) Big Data
7 60 (10.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 52 (8.83%) Relational Database
9 39 (6.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 31 (5.26%) Looker
11 28 (4.75%) Data Mining
12 21 (3.57%) Data Vault
13 18 (3.06%) BusinessObjects
14 16 (2.72%) RDBMS
15 15 (2.55%) QlikView
16 14 (2.38%) DB2
17 12 (2.04%) Amazon Redshift
17 12 (2.04%) BigQuery
17 12 (2.04%) Data Lake
17 12 (2.04%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 42 (7.13%) JIRA
2 10 (1.70%) Git (software)
3 9 (1.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (0.34%) RStudio
5 1 (0.17%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.17%) Bitbucket Server
5 1 (0.17%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.17%) ERwin
5 1 (0.17%) git-flow
5 1 (0.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 209 (35.48%) Finance
2 171 (29.03%) Analytical Skills
3 125 (21.22%) Social Skills
4 67 (11.38%) Marketing
5 45 (7.64%) Banking
6 28 (4.75%) Front Office
7 27 (4.58%) Organisational Skills
8 26 (4.41%) Advertising
9 21 (3.57%) Investment Banking
9 21 (3.57%) Presentation Skills
10 20 (3.40%) Retail
11 14 (2.38%) Financial Institution
12 11 (1.87%) Law
13 9 (1.53%) Influencing Skills
14 7 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
15 6 (1.02%) Retail Banking
16 5 (0.85%) Back Office
16 5 (0.85%) Games
16 5 (0.85%) Legal
17 4 (0.68%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.21%) HTML
2 12 (2.04%) Kafka
3 11 (1.87%) D3.js
3 11 (1.87%) XML
4 9 (1.53%) .NET
4 9 (1.53%) REST
5 6 (1.02%) Django
5 6 (1.02%) JSON
5 6 (1.02%) PySpark
5 6 (1.02%) Shiny
6 5 (0.85%) Bulma
6 5 (0.85%) CSS
6 5 (0.85%) OLE
6 5 (0.85%) Vue.js
6 5 (0.85%) Web Services
7 3 (0.51%) TensorFlow
8 2 (0.34%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.34%) EDI
9 1 (0.17%) Middleware
9 1 (0.17%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 29 (4.92%) Data Structures
1 29 (4.92%) Equities
2 27 (4.58%) Derivative
3 25 (4.24%) Hedge funds
3 25 (4.24%) Management Information System
4 21 (3.57%) Equity Derivative
4 21 (3.57%) Reinsurance
5 19 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
6 14 (2.38%) Reference Data
7 13 (2.21%) User Experience
8 11 (1.87%) Digital Media
9 10 (1.70%) Algorithms
9 10 (1.70%) Analytical Mindset
10 9 (1.53%) Data Centre
11 8 (1.36%) CMDB
11 8 (1.36%) Fixed Income
12 7 (1.19%) Social Media
13 6 (1.02%) Mobile App
14 4 (0.68%) FMCG
14 4 (0.68%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (0.51%) Windows
1 3 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (0.34%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (41.77%) Analytics
2 231 (39.22%) Business Intelligence
3 171 (29.03%) Data Analysis
4 161 (27.33%) Visualisation
5 114 (19.35%) Data Visualisation
6 112 (19.02%) ETL
7 110 (18.68%) Data Management
7 110 (18.68%) Data Modelling
8 92 (15.62%) Data Governance
9 89 (15.11%) Data Analytics
10 83 (14.09%) Problem-Solving
11 82 (13.92%) Stakeholder Management
12 73 (12.39%) Dashboard Development
12 73 (12.39%) Mathematics
13 63 (10.70%) Data Science
14 58 (9.85%) Decision-Making
15 50 (8.49%) Agile Software Development
16 44 (7.47%) Computer Science
16 44 (7.47%) Requirements Gathering
16 44 (7.47%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 440 (74.70%) SQL
2 163 (27.67%) Python
3 49 (8.32%) R
4 41 (6.96%) T-SQL
5 30 (5.09%) PowerShell
6 28 (4.75%) VBA
7 12 (2.04%) LookML
8 11 (1.87%) JavaScript
9 9 (1.53%) Java
10 8 (1.36%) C#
11 7 (1.19%) PL/SQL
12 5 (0.85%) C
13 4 (0.68%) MATLAB
14 3 (0.51%) C++
14 3 (0.51%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 2 (0.34%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.34%) VB
16 1 (0.17%) Perl
16 1 (0.17%) Ruby
16 1 (0.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 96 (16.30%) Degree
2 30 (5.09%) Numerate Degree
3 5 (0.85%) PhD
3 5 (0.85%) Security Cleared
4 4 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (0.51%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.17%) CBAP
7 1 (0.17%) CEH
7 1 (0.17%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (0.17%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.17%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.17%) GIAC
7 1 (0.17%) IIBA
7 1 (0.17%) Linux+ Certification
7 1 (0.17%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.17%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (0.17%) SANS
7 1 (0.17%) SSCP
7 1 (0.17%) Tableau Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 129 (21.90%) Data Quality
2 30 (5.09%) GDPR
3 21 (3.57%) QA
4 6 (1.02%) Solvency II
5 5 (0.85%) ISO 22301
5 5 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.85%) MiFID
5 5 (0.85%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.34%) PMO
7 1 (0.17%) Accessibility
7 1 (0.17%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 2 (0.34%) Docker
2 1 (0.17%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (0.34%) Kubernetes
1 2 (0.34%) Prometheus
2 1 (0.17%) Kibana
2 1 (0.17%) Oozie
2 1 (0.17%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 72 (12.22%) Microsoft
2 64 (10.87%) Google
3 42 (7.13%) Informatica
4 37 (6.28%) Alteryx
5 29 (4.92%) SAP
6 23 (3.90%) Oracle
7 19 (3.23%) PeopleSoft
8 14 (2.38%) Adobe
8 14 (2.38%) IBM
8 14 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
9 13 (2.21%) GoldenSource
10 10 (1.70%) ServiceNow
11 9 (1.53%) Cognos
12 8 (1.36%) Databricks
12 8 (1.36%) Remedy
13 6 (1.02%) Instagram
13 6 (1.02%) Marketo
13 6 (1.02%) UiPath
14 4 (0.68%) Alterian
14 4 (0.68%) Bloomberg