Period
to 25 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Data Analyst was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Analyst
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 118 123 180
Rank change year-on-year +5 +57 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Analyst 26 30 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.13% 1.26% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 1.31% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 25 28 17
Reading median annual salary £37,500 £29,000 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.31% +7.41% -22.86%
10th Percentile £20,500 £23,925 £24,400
90th Percentile £53,000 £46,250 £41,000
Berkshire median annual salary £42,500 £33,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year +27.82% +2.31% -17.20%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Permanent vacancies in Reading with a recognized job title 2,246 2,298 3,310
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.27% 96.64% 96.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1,923 1,882 2,572
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £46,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.95% -6.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £71,250 £71,250
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.26%

Data Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Analyst in Reading

Data Analyst
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Analyst in Reading.

Salary trend for Data Analyst in Reading

Data Analyst
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analyst in Reading over the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Data Analyst in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, 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 Reading region featuring Data Analyst in the job title.

1 19 (73.08%) SQL
2 13 (50.00%) VBA
3 12 (46.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (46.15%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (42.31%) SQL Server
5 10 (38.46%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (30.77%) Migration
6 8 (30.77%) Analytics
7 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (23.08%) T-SQL
7 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
8 5 (19.23%) C#
8 5 (19.23%) MySQL
8 5 (19.23%) Sybase
8 5 (19.23%) Finance
8 5 (19.23%) ETL
8 5 (19.23%) Azure SQL Database
8 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (19.23%) Data Analysis
8 5 (19.23%) Data Migration
9 4 (15.38%) Visualisation
9 4 (15.38%) Mentoring
9 4 (15.38%) Degree
9 4 (15.38%) Data Quality
9 4 (15.38%) Data Analytics
10 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Office
10 3 (11.54%) Power BI
10 3 (11.54%) Creative Problem-Solving

Data Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Applications
1 12 (46.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.69%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (42.31%) SQL Server
2 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (19.23%) Azure SQL Database
3 5 (19.23%) MySQL
3 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (11.54%) Power BI
5 2 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (7.69%) Data Mining
5 2 (7.69%) QlikView
6 1 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.85%) Spotfire
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 12 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.54%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (38.46%) Problem-Solving
3 8 (30.77%) Analytics
3 8 (30.77%) Migration
4 5 (19.23%) Data Analysis
4 5 (19.23%) Data Migration
4 5 (19.23%) ETL
5 4 (15.38%) Data Analytics
5 4 (15.38%) Mentoring
5 4 (15.38%) Visualisation
6 3 (11.54%) Creative Problem-Solving
7 2 (7.69%) Data Governance
7 2 (7.69%) Data Management
7 2 (7.69%) Data Mapping
7 2 (7.69%) Data Validation
7 2 (7.69%) Validation
8 1 (3.85%) Data Extraction
8 1 (3.85%) Data Visualisation
8 1 (3.85%) GAP Analysis
8 1 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 19 (73.08%) SQL
2 13 (50.00%) VBA
3 6 (23.08%) T-SQL
4 5 (19.23%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 5 (19.23%) Sybase
3 2 (7.69%) SAP
3 2 (7.69%) Tableau