Period
to 14 July 2020

The median annual salary for a Data Analyst was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 14 July 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 > South East
6 months to
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 214 313 292
Rank change year-on-year +99 -21 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Analyst 154 213 296
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.16% 0.80% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 0.83% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 101 175 256
Median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% - +15.70%
10th Percentile £27,500 £21,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £52,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £42,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% +7.14%

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 12,679 25,663 30,062
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.62% 96.36% 96.97%
Number of salaries quoted 10,323 20,949 25,043
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% +5.26%

Data Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Data Analyst in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Data Analyst in the South East over the 6 months to 14 July 2020.

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 14 July 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
Thames Valley +71 54 £43,500 +24.29% 2
Hampshire +66 38 £45,000 +30.43%
Kent +49 23 £27,000 +35.00%
Berkshire +80 22 £50,000 +35.14% 2
Surrey +75 21 £43,750 +25.00%
Buckinghamshire +27 19 £40,000 +23.08%
Oxfordshire +33 13 £35,500 +2.90%
East Sussex +38 12 £30,000 -6.25%
West Sussex +45 6 £37,500 +7.14%
Data Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 14 July 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 South East region featuring Data Analyst in the job title.

1 114 (74.03%) SQL
2 75 (48.70%) Analytical Skills
3 68 (44.16%) Data Analysis
4 65 (42.21%) Business Intelligence
5 61 (39.61%) Analytics
6 53 (34.42%) Python
7 50 (32.47%) Visualisation
8 49 (31.82%) Degree
9 41 (26.62%) Power BI
9 41 (26.62%) Power Platform
10 40 (25.97%) Data Analytics
10 40 (25.97%) Tableau
11 38 (24.68%) ETL
12 35 (22.73%) SQL Server
13 30 (19.48%) Microsoft Excel
14 29 (18.83%) Problem-Solving
15 26 (16.88%) Oracle
16 24 (15.58%) Data Management
17 23 (14.94%) Finance
17 23 (14.94%) Data Modelling
17 23 (14.94%) Mathematics
17 23 (14.94%) Data Science
18 20 (12.99%) Decision-Making
18 20 (12.99%) Data Quality
18 20 (12.99%) Data Warehouse
19 19 (12.34%) Data Extraction
20 18 (11.69%) Microsoft
21 17 (11.04%) Big Data
21 17 (11.04%) Alteryx
21 17 (11.04%) Data Lake

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 10 (6.49%) SAS
2 8 (5.19%) Apache Spark
3 6 (3.90%) Apache Solr
3 6 (3.90%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (2.60%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.30%) Apache
6 1 (0.65%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 30 (19.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (7.14%) SPSS
4 5 (3.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (1.30%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.65%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 6 (3.90%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (1.95%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.65%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 41 (26.62%) Power Platform
2 10 (6.49%) Azure
3 3 (1.95%) AWS
3 3 (1.95%) SaaS
3 3 (1.95%) Smartsheet
4 2 (1.30%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.65%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.65%) IaaS
5 1 (0.65%) Office 365
5 1 (0.65%) PaaS
5 1 (0.65%) SurveyMonkey
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.65%) Firewall
1 1 (0.65%) Internet
1 1 (0.65%) LAN
1 1 (0.65%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.65%) WAN
1 1 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (26.62%) Power BI
2 35 (22.73%) SQL Server
3 20 (12.99%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (11.04%) Big Data
4 17 (11.04%) Data Lake
5 15 (9.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (7.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (7.14%) Relational Database
8 9 (5.84%) BusinessObjects
8 9 (5.84%) Oracle Reports
8 9 (5.84%) QlikView
9 8 (5.19%) OLAP
10 7 (4.55%) Hadoop
11 6 (3.90%) Apache Accumulo
11 6 (3.90%) Data Mining
11 6 (3.90%) MongoDB
11 6 (3.90%) Neo4j
12 5 (3.25%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (3.25%) SQL Server 2016
13 4 (2.60%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.95%) LSMW
2 1 (0.65%) JIRA
2 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (14.94%) Finance
2 15 (9.74%) Marketing
3 8 (5.19%) Legal
4 5 (3.25%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (3.25%) Retail
5 4 (2.60%) Games
5 4 (2.60%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.60%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.95%) Law
7 1 (0.65%) Advertising
7 1 (0.65%) Automotive
7 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.65%) French Language
7 1 (0.65%) German Language
7 1 (0.65%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.90%) Kafka
2 5 (3.25%) Natural Language Processing
3 3 (1.95%) BAPI
3 3 (1.95%) EDI
4 2 (1.30%) PySpark
5 1 (0.65%) Apache NiFi
5 1 (0.65%) ODBC
5 1 (0.65%) RESTful
5 1 (0.65%) Scilab
5 1 (0.65%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 75 (48.70%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.14%) Data Structures
3 6 (3.90%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.60%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (1.95%) CMDB
5 3 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.30%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.65%) Blog
7 1 (0.65%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.65%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.65%) Fibre Optics
7 1 (0.65%) iPad
7 1 (0.65%) Mobile Games
7 1 (0.65%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.65%) Robotics
7 1 (0.65%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.55%) Windows
2 6 (3.90%) Linux
3 1 (0.65%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.65%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (44.16%) Data Analysis
2 65 (42.21%) Business Intelligence
3 61 (39.61%) Analytics
4 50 (32.47%) Visualisation
5 40 (25.97%) Data Analytics
6 38 (24.68%) ETL
7 29 (18.83%) Problem-Solving
8 24 (15.58%) Data Management
9 23 (14.94%) Data Modelling
9 23 (14.94%) Data Science
9 23 (14.94%) Mathematics
10 20 (12.99%) Decision-Making
11 19 (12.34%) Data Extraction
12 17 (11.04%) Proactive Monitoring
13 15 (9.74%) Agile Software Development
14 13 (8.44%) Data Visualisation
15 12 (7.79%) Actionable Insight
16 10 (6.49%) Customer Insight
16 10 (6.49%) Machine Learning
16 10 (6.49%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 114 (74.03%) SQL
2 53 (34.42%) Python
3 13 (8.44%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 12 (7.79%) R
5 11 (7.14%) T-SQL
6 7 (4.55%) C++
6 7 (4.55%) MATLAB
7 6 (3.90%) Bash Shell
7 6 (3.90%) Java
7 6 (3.90%) JavaScript
7 6 (3.90%) VBA
8 2 (1.30%) C#
9 1 (0.65%) Scala
Qualifications
1 49 (31.82%) Degree
2 7 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 7 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.25%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.95%) Numerate Degree
4 3 (1.95%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (12.99%) Data Quality
2 9 (5.84%) GDPR
2 9 (5.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (5.84%) QA
3 8 (5.19%) GAAP
4 1 (0.65%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (0.65%) MiFID
4 1 (0.65%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (3.90%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 3 (1.95%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (3.90%) Ansible
1 6 (3.90%) Puppet
1 6 (3.90%) Salt
Vendors
1 40 (25.97%) Tableau
2 26 (16.88%) Oracle
3 18 (11.69%) Microsoft
4 17 (11.04%) Alteryx
5 16 (10.39%) Automation Anywhere
5 16 (10.39%) Blue Prism
5 16 (10.39%) Cadence
5 16 (10.39%) Teradata
5 16 (10.39%) UiPath
6 4 (2.60%) SAP
7 3 (1.95%) Cognos
8 2 (1.30%) Google
8 2 (1.30%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.65%) Baan
9 1 (0.65%) Concur
9 1 (0.65%) Facebook
9 1 (0.65%) IBM
9 1 (0.65%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.65%) Mapinfo
9 1 (0.65%) MicroStrategy