Period
to 23 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Data Analyst was £33,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 23 October 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 > South East
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 346 337 324
Rank change year-on-year -9 -13 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Analyst 205 222 303
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.70% 0.76% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.79% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 184 189 247
South East median annual salary £33,500 £32,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.08% -1.52% -5.71%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,900 £22,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £56,500 £47,500
England median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% -1.32% +1.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 28,086 28,103 34,132
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.46% 96.71% 97.07%
Number of salaries quoted 23,339 23,444 28,680
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £26,680 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Data Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Analyst in the South East

Data Analyst
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Data Analyst in the South East

Data Analyst
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analyst in the South East over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Data Analyst in the South East

Data Analyst
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Analyst within the South East region over the 6 months to 23 October 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
Thames Valley +2 116 £40,000 +26.98% 5
Berkshire -14 68 £42,500 +30.77% 4
Buckinghamshire +20 28 £30,000 -7.69%
West Sussex +14 23 £30,000 -7.69% 1
Hampshire -34 23 £38,000 +35.71% 3
Oxfordshire -5 20 £37,500 +25.00% 1
East Sussex -29 13 £30,750 -35.26% 2
Kent +18 11 £30,000 +9.09% 1
Surrey +11 10 £32,500 +3.17% 1
Middlesex +17 7 £75,000 - 1
Sussex - 1 £25,000 -
Data Analyst
England

Data Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 South East region featuring Data Analyst in the job title.

1 110 (53.66%) SQL
2 73 (35.61%) Business Intelligence
3 62 (30.24%) Microsoft Excel
4 60 (29.27%) Analytical Skills
5 59 (28.78%) Data Analysis
6 53 (25.85%) Analytics
7 49 (23.90%) SQL Server
8 44 (21.46%) Microsoft
8 44 (21.46%) Power BI
9 37 (18.05%) Finance
10 34 (16.59%) Marketing
11 33 (16.10%) Visualisation
12 32 (15.61%) T-SQL
13 31 (15.12%) Problem-Solving
14 30 (14.63%) Degree
15 29 (14.15%) CRM
16 28 (13.66%) VBA
17 25 (12.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 23 (11.22%) Data Management
19 22 (10.73%) Data Warehouse
19 22 (10.73%) Migration
20 21 (10.24%) Stakeholder Management
21 18 (8.78%) Digital Marketing
21 18 (8.78%) Data Science
22 17 (8.29%) Mathematics
22 17 (8.29%) Microsoft Azure
22 17 (8.29%) Advertising
23 16 (7.80%) SEO
23 16 (7.80%) C#
23 16 (7.80%) Data Quality

Data Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 7 (3.41%) Apache
2 5 (2.44%) Apache Spark
2 5 (2.44%) IIS
2 5 (2.44%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.46%) SAS
4 1 (0.49%) CICS
4 1 (0.49%) CMS
Applications
1 62 (30.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (6.34%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (2.93%) SPSS
4 4 (1.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.95%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.98%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (3.41%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 4 (1.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.95%) SAP HR
3 3 (1.46%) SAP HCM
4 2 (0.98%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.98%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.49%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.49%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.49%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 17 (8.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.41%) SuccessFactors
3 6 (2.93%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.95%) Google Analytics
4 4 (1.95%) PaaS
5 3 (1.46%) Office 365
6 2 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.49%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.49%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.44%) iBeacon
1 5 (2.44%) Wireless
2 3 (1.46%) SMS
3 1 (0.49%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (23.90%) SQL Server
2 44 (21.46%) Power BI
3 25 (12.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (10.73%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (7.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (6.83%) MySQL
7 12 (5.85%) MS Access
8 11 (5.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (4.88%) Data Mining
10 8 (3.90%) Azure SQL Database
11 7 (3.41%) Big Data
11 7 (3.41%) Hadoop
11 7 (3.41%) Relational Database
12 5 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (1.46%) BusinessObjects
13 3 (1.46%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (1.46%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (1.46%) QlikView
14 2 (0.98%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
14 2 (0.98%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 8 (3.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (0.98%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.49%) JIRA
3 1 (0.49%) Visual Website Optimizer
General
1 37 (18.05%) Finance
2 34 (16.59%) Marketing
3 17 (8.29%) Advertising
4 9 (4.39%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.44%) Retail
6 4 (1.95%) Banking
7 2 (0.98%) Electronics
7 2 (0.98%) Games
7 2 (0.98%) Legal
7 2 (0.98%) Local Government
7 2 (0.98%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.49%) Back Office
8 1 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.90%) Web Services
2 7 (3.41%) CSS
3 6 (2.93%) .NET
4 5 (2.44%) .NET Framework
4 5 (2.44%) LESS
4 5 (2.44%) Sass
5 4 (1.95%) REST
6 3 (1.46%) HTML
7 2 (0.98%) Kafka
7 2 (0.98%) SOAP
8 1 (0.49%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.49%) Caffe
8 1 (0.49%) Middleware
8 1 (0.49%) TensorFlow
8 1 (0.49%) Torch
Miscellaneous
1 60 (29.27%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.39%) Algorithms
3 7 (3.41%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (1.95%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.46%) Analytical Mindset
6 3 (1.46%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.98%) Acoustics
7 2 (0.98%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.49%) CMDB
8 1 (0.49%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.49%) FMCG
8 1 (0.49%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.49%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.44%) Android
1 5 (2.44%) Apple iOS
2 3 (1.46%) Unix
3 2 (0.98%) Linux
4 1 (0.49%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (35.61%) Business Intelligence
2 59 (28.78%) Data Analysis
3 53 (25.85%) Analytics
4 33 (16.10%) Visualisation
5 31 (15.12%) Problem-Solving
6 29 (14.15%) CRM
7 23 (11.22%) Data Management
8 22 (10.73%) Migration
9 21 (10.24%) Stakeholder Management
10 18 (8.78%) Data Science
10 18 (8.78%) Digital Marketing
11 17 (8.29%) Mathematics
12 16 (7.80%) SEO
13 15 (7.32%) Collaborative Working
13 15 (7.32%) Customer Engagement
13 15 (7.32%) Pay per click
14 14 (6.83%) Data Analytics
14 14 (6.83%) Data Visualisation
15 13 (6.34%) Data Governance
15 13 (6.34%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 110 (53.66%) SQL
2 32 (15.61%) T-SQL
3 28 (13.66%) VBA
4 16 (7.80%) C#
5 11 (5.37%) Python
6 9 (4.39%) C
7 7 (3.41%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 6 (2.93%) JavaScript
9 5 (2.44%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.46%) Java
10 3 (1.46%) PHP
10 3 (1.46%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.46%) XAML
11 2 (0.98%) C++
11 2 (0.98%) Scala
11 2 (0.98%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.49%) COBOL
12 1 (0.49%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.49%) VB
12 1 (0.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (14.63%) Degree
2 5 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.98%) CRISC
3 2 (0.98%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.49%) CCNA
4 1 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.49%) PhD
4 1 (0.49%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.49%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.80%) Data Quality
2 7 (3.41%) GDPR
3 2 (0.98%) SLA
4 1 (0.49%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (1.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.49%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 44 (21.46%) Microsoft
2 15 (7.32%) Tableau
3 14 (6.83%) SAP
4 8 (3.90%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (3.41%) Oracle
6 5 (2.44%) Google
6 5 (2.44%) Sybase
7 3 (1.46%) Alteryx
7 3 (1.46%) JD Edwards
7 3 (1.46%) Workday
8 2 (0.98%) IFS
8 2 (0.98%) Infor
8 2 (0.98%) Northgate
8 2 (0.98%) Optimizely
9 1 (0.49%) Adobe
9 1 (0.49%) Hotjar
9 1 (0.49%) HP
9 1 (0.49%) Remedy
9 1 (0.49%) Tealeaf
9 1 (0.49%) Twitter