Period
to 16 April 2021

The median annual salary for a Data Analyst was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North of England during the 6 months to 16 April 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 > North of England
6 months to
16 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 238 282 294
Rank change year-on-year +44 +12 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Analyst 105 99 170
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 0.90% 0.68% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 0.71% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 74 66 137
10th Percentile £23,000 £24,125 £21,550
25th Percentile £28,500 £26,500 £24,970
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £37,500 £33,750 £30,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -7.69%
75th Percentile £52,500 £39,875 £38,000
90th Percentile £63,375 £49,625 £45,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North of England. 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
North of England
Permanent vacancies in the North of England with a recognized job title 11,104 14,026 18,380
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.87% 96.26% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 9,278 11,464 14,764
10th Percentile £28,250 £26,250 £25,500
25th Percentile £36,250 £34,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%
75th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £55,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

Data Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Analyst in the North of England

Data Analyst
Salary Trend in the North of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Data Analyst in the North of England.

Salary trend for Data Analyst in the North of England

Data Analyst
Salary Histogram in the North of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Data Analyst in the North of England over the 6 months to 16 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Data Analyst in the North of England

Data Analyst
Job Locations in the North of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Analyst within the North of England region over the 6 months to 16 April 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
North West +38 56 £37,500 +16.28% 10
Yorkshire +19 42 £37,500 +10.29% 2
North East +4 7 £35,000 -10.26% 3
Data Analyst
England

Data Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 North of England region featuring Data Analyst in the job title.

1 73 (69.52%) SQL
2 59 (56.19%) Power BI
2 59 (56.19%) Power Platform
3 57 (54.29%) Business Intelligence
4 45 (42.86%) Microsoft Excel
5 41 (39.05%) Data Quality
6 38 (36.19%) Analytics
7 37 (35.24%) Analytical Skills
8 36 (34.29%) Finance
9 31 (29.52%) Visualisation
10 30 (28.57%) Data Analysis
10 30 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
11 25 (23.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 23 (21.90%) Marketing
13 22 (20.95%) Agile Software Development
13 22 (20.95%) ETL
13 22 (20.95%) Problem-Solving
13 22 (20.95%) Data Science
14 20 (19.05%) Microsoft
14 20 (19.05%) SQL Server
15 18 (17.14%) Data Management
16 17 (16.19%) Data Modelling
17 16 (15.24%) Python
17 16 (15.24%) Migration
18 15 (14.29%) Tableau
19 14 (13.33%) AWS
19 14 (13.33%) Decision-Making
19 14 (13.33%) Data Lake
19 14 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 14 (13.33%) Data Migration

Data Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England 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 4 (3.81%) SAS
2 2 (1.90%) Jupyter
3 1 (0.95%) Confluence
3 1 (0.95%) SharePoint
Applications
1 45 (42.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.95%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.95%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (3.81%) SAP Business One
1 4 (3.81%) SAP ERP
2 2 (1.90%) Shopify
3 1 (0.95%) iTrent
3 1 (0.95%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 59 (56.19%) Power Platform
2 14 (13.33%) AWS
3 10 (9.52%) Azure
4 7 (6.67%) Amazon SageMaker
5 6 (5.71%) Google Sheets
6 5 (4.76%) Matillion
7 3 (2.86%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (2.86%) Serverless
8 2 (1.90%) Adobe Analytics
8 2 (1.90%) Firebase
8 2 (1.90%) Google Data Studio
8 2 (1.90%) Microsoft 365
9 1 (0.95%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.95%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.95%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (56.19%) Power BI
2 30 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
3 25 (23.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (19.05%) SQL Server
5 15 (14.29%) Tableau
6 14 (13.33%) Data Lake
6 14 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (11.43%) BusinessObjects
8 11 (10.48%) Relational Database
9 9 (8.57%) Data Mining
10 7 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (4.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 4 (3.81%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 4 (3.81%) Snowflake Schema
13 3 (2.86%) Amazon Redshift
13 3 (2.86%) MS Access
13 3 (2.86%) MySQL
13 3 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (2.86%) RDBMS
14 2 (1.90%) Informix
Development Applications
1 2 (1.90%) JIRA
2 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 36 (34.29%) Finance
2 23 (21.90%) Marketing
3 4 (3.81%) Law
3 4 (3.81%) Retail
4 2 (1.90%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.67%) ggplot2
2 2 (1.90%) CSS
2 2 (1.90%) HTML
2 2 (1.90%) Pandas
3 1 (0.95%) .NET
3 1 (0.95%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 37 (35.24%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (9.52%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (3.81%) Driving Licence
3 4 (3.81%) Reference Data
4 3 (2.86%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.90%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.95%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (0.95%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.95%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (0.95%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (54.29%) Business Intelligence
2 38 (36.19%) Analytics
3 31 (29.52%) Visualisation
4 30 (28.57%) Data Analysis
5 22 (20.95%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (20.95%) Data Science
5 22 (20.95%) ETL
5 22 (20.95%) Problem-Solving
6 18 (17.14%) Data Management
7 17 (16.19%) Data Modelling
8 16 (15.24%) Migration
9 14 (13.33%) Data Migration
9 14 (13.33%) Decision-Making
10 13 (12.38%) Data Transformation
11 12 (11.43%) Data Cleansing
12 10 (9.52%) Data Validation
12 10 (9.52%) Validation
13 9 (8.57%) Data Governance
13 9 (8.57%) Data Visualisation
14 8 (7.62%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 73 (69.52%) SQL
2 16 (15.24%) Python
3 10 (9.52%) R
4 8 (7.62%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 6 (5.71%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.90%) Java
6 2 (1.90%) VB
6 2 (1.90%) VBA
7 1 (0.95%) C
7 1 (0.95%) C++
7 1 (0.95%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (11.43%) Degree
2 3 (2.86%) HND
3 2 (1.90%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.95%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (39.05%) Data Quality
2 11 (10.48%) GDPR
3 3 (2.86%) QA
4 1 (0.95%) Actionable Recommendations
Vendors
1 20 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.52%) Cognos
2 10 (9.52%) HubSpot
3 9 (8.57%) Google
4 8 (7.62%) SAP
5 6 (5.71%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (3.81%) Informatica
6 4 (3.81%) Oracle
7 3 (2.86%) IBM
8 2 (1.90%) Adobe
8 2 (1.90%) Sage
9 1 (0.95%) Alteryx
9 1 (0.95%) Tealeaf