Period
to 13 August 2020

The median annual salary for a Data Analyst was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 13 August 2020.

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 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 254 286 342
Rank change year-on-year +32 +56 +38
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Analyst 331 617 658
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.28% 1.10% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.36% 1.15% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 220 558 542
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £31,125 £32,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £82,625 £69,125 £67,375
England median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +8.75% +6.67% +7.14%

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 24,304 53,639 66,279
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.62% 95.29% 95.53%
Number of salaries quoted 19,840 43,996 53,796
Median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £40,000 £35,000 £33,500
90th Percentile £102,500 £96,250 £92,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,543 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.71% +3.09% +5.26%

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 13 August 2020.

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 August 2020. 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 +51 53 £47,500 +5.56% 6
West London +79 39 £42,000 +1.82%
South London +53 38 £38,500 -9.41%
North London - 26 - -
East London +26 13 - - 3
Data Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 13 August 2020, 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.

1 283 (85.50%) SQL
2 188 (56.80%) Business Intelligence
3 168 (50.76%) Analytics
4 164 (49.55%) Analytical Skills
5 162 (48.94%) Data Analysis
6 157 (47.43%) Tableau
7 141 (42.60%) SQL Server
8 137 (41.39%) ETL
9 134 (40.48%) Degree
10 128 (38.67%) Visualisation
11 117 (35.35%) Data Analytics
12 114 (34.44%) Oracle
13 106 (32.02%) Python
14 105 (31.72%) Data Extraction
15 102 (30.82%) Alteryx
16 101 (30.51%) Data Lake
17 100 (30.21%) Proactive Monitoring
18 99 (29.91%) Automation Anywhere
18 99 (29.91%) UiPath
18 99 (29.91%) Blue Prism
18 99 (29.91%) Cadence
18 99 (29.91%) Teradata
19 76 (22.96%) Finance
20 63 (19.03%) Data Modelling
21 59 (17.82%) Project Management
22 57 (17.22%) Power BI
22 57 (17.22%) Power Platform
23 55 (16.62%) Change Control
24 53 (16.01%) Data Quality
24 53 (16.01%) Microsoft Excel

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 8 (2.42%) SAS
2 2 (0.60%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (0.60%) Luigi
Applications
1 53 (16.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (3.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 10 (3.02%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (1.51%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.21%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.60%) GNU Octave
6 2 (0.60%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 22 (6.65%) Markit EDM
2 16 (4.83%) Eagle PACE
3 3 (0.91%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 3 (0.91%) thinkFolio
4 2 (0.60%) PolarLake
4 2 (0.60%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.30%) Bloomberg AIM
5 1 (0.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.30%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.30%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 57 (17.22%) Power Platform
2 20 (6.04%) GCP
3 18 (5.44%) Azure
4 14 (4.23%) AWS
5 7 (2.11%) SaaS
6 6 (1.81%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (1.21%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.91%) Azure Data Factory
8 3 (0.91%) G Suite
9 2 (0.60%) Logic Apps
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.30%) Intranet
1 1 (0.30%) Skype
1 1 (0.30%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (42.60%) SQL Server
2 101 (30.51%) Data Lake
3 57 (17.22%) Power BI
4 48 (14.50%) Oracle Reports
5 30 (9.06%) Data Warehouse
6 26 (7.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 25 (7.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 18 (5.44%) BigQuery
9 17 (5.14%) Relational Database
10 14 (4.23%) Looker
11 13 (3.93%) Big Data
12 11 (3.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 10 (3.02%) Amazon Redshift
13 10 (3.02%) Snowflake Schema
14 9 (2.72%) QlikView
15 7 (2.11%) FileMaker
15 7 (2.11%) NoSQL
16 5 (1.51%) BusinessObjects
16 5 (1.51%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
16 5 (1.51%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (2.42%) JIRA
2 3 (0.91%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 76 (22.96%) Finance
2 47 (14.20%) Legal
3 26 (7.85%) Back Office
4 22 (6.65%) Front Office
5 18 (5.44%) Marketing
6 11 (3.32%) Banking
7 7 (2.11%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.81%) Retail
9 4 (1.21%) Games
9 4 (1.21%) Public Sector
10 3 (0.91%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.60%) Electronics
11 2 (0.60%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.60%) Law
12 1 (0.30%) Advertising
12 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.30%) Local Government
12 1 (0.30%) Music Industry
12 1 (0.30%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.83%) Pandas
2 7 (2.11%) Middleware
3 6 (1.81%) XML
4 5 (1.51%) JSON
5 4 (1.21%) NumPy
6 3 (0.91%) .NET
6 3 (0.91%) D3.js
7 1 (0.30%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 164 (49.55%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (7.25%) Reference Data
3 19 (5.74%) Equities
4 18 (5.44%) Fixed Income
5 17 (5.14%) Data Structures
5 17 (5.14%) Derivative
6 16 (4.83%) Hedge funds
7 11 (3.32%) Management Information System
8 9 (2.72%) Analytical Mindset
9 5 (1.51%) Credit Risk
9 5 (1.51%) Reinsurance
10 4 (1.21%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (1.21%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (0.91%) FMCG
11 3 (0.91%) Freedom of Information
11 3 (0.91%) Semantic Web
12 2 (0.60%) EPoS
12 2 (0.60%) Music Streaming
12 2 (0.60%) NHS
12 2 (0.60%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.30%) Linux
1 1 (0.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (56.80%) Business Intelligence
2 168 (50.76%) Analytics
3 162 (48.94%) Data Analysis
4 137 (41.39%) ETL
5 128 (38.67%) Visualisation
6 117 (35.35%) Data Analytics
7 105 (31.72%) Data Extraction
8 100 (30.21%) Proactive Monitoring
9 63 (19.03%) Data Modelling
10 59 (17.82%) Project Management
11 55 (16.62%) Change Control
12 49 (14.80%) User Acceptance Testing
13 45 (13.60%) Data Visualisation
13 45 (13.60%) System Integration Testing
14 36 (10.88%) Asset Management
15 31 (9.37%) Agile Software Development
16 26 (7.85%) Investment Management
16 26 (7.85%) Migration
17 23 (6.95%) Problem-Solving
17 23 (6.95%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 283 (85.50%) SQL
2 106 (32.02%) Python
3 20 (6.04%) T-SQL
4 15 (4.53%) R
5 8 (2.42%) VBA
6 7 (2.11%) PowerShell
7 5 (1.51%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 5 (1.51%) PL/SQL
8 3 (0.91%) SHACL
8 3 (0.91%) SPARQL
9 2 (0.60%) Java
9 2 (0.60%) MATLAB
9 2 (0.60%) VB
10 1 (0.30%) C
10 1 (0.30%) C#
10 1 (0.30%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 134 (40.48%) Degree
2 6 (1.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.21%) PhD
3 4 (1.21%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.21%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.60%) MCSA
4 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.60%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (16.01%) Data Quality
2 45 (13.60%) GAAP
3 6 (1.81%) GDPR
4 4 (1.21%) Basel II
4 4 (1.21%) Basel III
4 4 (1.21%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.60%) QA
6 1 (0.30%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.30%) Docker
1 1 (0.30%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (0.30%) Kibana
1 1 (0.30%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 157 (47.43%) Tableau
2 114 (34.44%) Oracle
3 102 (30.82%) Alteryx
4 99 (29.91%) Automation Anywhere
4 99 (29.91%) Blue Prism
4 99 (29.91%) Cadence
4 99 (29.91%) Teradata
4 99 (29.91%) UiPath
5 38 (11.48%) Microsoft
6 20 (6.04%) Bloomberg
7 17 (5.14%) FactSet
7 17 (5.14%) Reuters
8 14 (4.23%) Google
9 12 (3.63%) SAP
10 6 (1.81%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (1.81%) Siebel
11 4 (1.21%) Informatica
12 3 (0.91%) IBM
12 3 (0.91%) MicroStrategy
12 3 (0.91%) Sparx