Period
to 17 June 2019

The median annual salary for a Data Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 17 June 2019.

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
17 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 314 305 298
Rank change year-on-year -9 -7 +41
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Analyst 206 271 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.79% 0.90% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 0.93% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 172 229 221
South East median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.90% -11.43%
10th Percentile £21,500 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £47,500 £63,750 £50,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -11.39%

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 25,233 29,085 28,318
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.51% 96.99% 96.72%
Number of salaries quoted 20,592 24,334 23,627
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +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 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 17 June 2019.

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 17 June 2019. 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 -6 87 £35,000 -12.50% 16
Hampshire +17 56 £37,500 +11.52% 4
Buckinghamshire +21 39 £32,500 -7.14% 6
Berkshire +6 31 £37,250 -3.87% 5
Kent +32 23 £20,000 -27.27% 4
Oxfordshire +12 17 £33,500 -33.00% 5
Surrey +3 16 £35,000 -4.76% 7
West Sussex -45 8 £32,250 +29.00% 1
East Sussex +8 7 £32,000 -8.57% 2
Middlesex - 1 £60,000 - 1
Sussex - 1 - -
Data Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 June 2019, 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.

1 136 (66.02%) SQL
2 77 (37.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 75 (36.41%) Analytics
4 74 (35.92%) Business Intelligence
5 70 (33.98%) Data Analysis
6 65 (31.55%) Analytical Skills
7 61 (29.61%) Microsoft
8 58 (28.16%) Power BI
8 58 (28.16%) Power Platform
9 52 (25.24%) Python
10 47 (22.82%) R
11 45 (21.84%) Microsoft Office
12 44 (21.36%) Visualisation
13 43 (20.87%) VBA
14 42 (20.39%) Tableau
14 42 (20.39%) Degree
15 36 (17.48%) SAS
16 33 (16.02%) SQL Server
17 30 (14.56%) Data Analytics
18 29 (14.08%) Statistical Modelling
19 27 (13.11%) Mathematics
19 27 (13.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 26 (12.62%) Data Visualisation
21 25 (12.14%) QlikView
22 23 (11.17%) Java
23 22 (10.68%) Problem-Solving
24 21 (10.19%) Marketing
24 21 (10.19%) Microsoft Azure
25 20 (9.71%) Computer Science
25 20 (9.71%) MATLAB

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 36 (17.48%) SAS
2 2 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (0.97%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.49%) Apache
3 1 (0.49%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.49%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 77 (37.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 45 (21.84%) Microsoft Office
3 19 (9.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (3.88%) SPSS
5 4 (1.94%) SPSS Modeler
6 2 (0.97%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.94%) SAP MDM
2 2 (0.97%) FastStats
2 2 (0.97%) Infor M3
2 2 (0.97%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.97%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.97%) SAP Business One
2 2 (0.97%) SAP MDG
3 1 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.49%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 58 (28.16%) Power Platform
2 21 (10.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (5.34%) Google Analytics
4 8 (3.88%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (2.91%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (1.46%) Office 365
7 1 (0.49%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.49%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.49%) Google Tag Manager
7 1 (0.49%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.94%) GSM
1 4 (1.94%) UMTS
2 3 (1.46%) GPRS
2 3 (1.46%) Internet
3 1 (0.49%) 3G
3 1 (0.49%) 4G
3 1 (0.49%) Intranet
3 1 (0.49%) LTE
3 1 (0.49%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (28.16%) Power BI
2 33 (16.02%) SQL Server
3 27 (13.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (12.14%) QlikView
5 16 (7.77%) Data Mining
6 13 (6.31%) Qlik Sense
7 12 (5.83%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (5.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (5.34%) BusinessObjects
9 8 (3.88%) Big Data
9 8 (3.88%) MS Access
10 7 (3.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (2.91%) Crystal Reports
11 6 (2.91%) Relational Database
12 5 (2.43%) Amazon Redshift
12 5 (2.43%) BigQuery
12 5 (2.43%) OLAP
13 4 (1.94%) Data Lake
14 3 (1.46%) Geospatial Data
14 3 (1.46%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (5.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 11 (5.34%) Visual Studio
3 8 (3.88%) Toad
4 1 (0.49%) JIRA
General
1 21 (10.19%) Marketing
2 19 (9.22%) Finance
3 12 (5.83%) Retail
4 8 (3.88%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.43%) Games
6 4 (1.94%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.46%) Publishing
8 2 (0.97%) Advertising
8 2 (0.97%) Electronics
8 2 (0.97%) French Language
8 2 (0.97%) Italian Language
8 2 (0.97%) Korean Language
8 2 (0.97%) Law
8 2 (0.97%) Polish Language
8 2 (0.97%) Spanish Language
8 2 (0.97%) Swedish Language
9 1 (0.49%) Automotive
9 1 (0.49%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.85%) .NET
2 2 (0.97%) Natural Language Processing
2 2 (0.97%) Web Services
3 1 (0.49%) Apache Beam
3 1 (0.49%) COM
3 1 (0.49%) CSS
3 1 (0.49%) HTML
3 1 (0.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 65 (31.55%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.85%) Data Structures
3 9 (4.37%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.88%) Analytical Mindset
5 6 (2.91%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (2.43%) PlayStation
6 5 (2.43%) Xbox
7 4 (1.94%) EPoS
8 3 (1.46%) User Experience
9 2 (0.97%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.97%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.97%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.49%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.49%) Freedom of Information
10 1 (0.49%) Marketing Technology
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.43%) Linux
2 2 (0.97%) CentOS
3 1 (0.49%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (36.41%) Analytics
2 74 (35.92%) Business Intelligence
3 70 (33.98%) Data Analysis
4 44 (21.36%) Visualisation
5 30 (14.56%) Data Analytics
6 29 (14.08%) Statistical Modelling
7 27 (13.11%) Mathematics
8 26 (12.62%) Data Visualisation
9 22 (10.68%) Problem-Solving
10 20 (9.71%) Computer Science
11 19 (9.22%) ETL
12 18 (8.74%) Data Modelling
13 17 (8.25%) Statistics
14 15 (7.28%) Data Extraction
15 13 (6.31%) Data Science
15 13 (6.31%) Stakeholder Management
16 12 (5.83%) Machine Learning
16 12 (5.83%) Migration
17 11 (5.34%) Fintech
18 10 (4.85%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 136 (66.02%) SQL
2 52 (25.24%) Python
3 47 (22.82%) R
4 43 (20.87%) VBA
5 23 (11.17%) Java
6 20 (9.71%) MATLAB
7 16 (7.77%) VB
8 11 (5.34%) Scala
9 10 (4.85%) Julia
10 7 (3.40%) C
11 6 (2.91%) T-SQL
12 4 (1.94%) C#
12 4 (1.94%) C++
13 2 (0.97%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.97%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.97%) Ruby
14 1 (0.49%) JavaScript
14 1 (0.49%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.49%) SAS Macro
14 1 (0.49%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 42 (20.39%) Degree
2 11 (5.34%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (3.40%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.94%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (1.46%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.97%) ACCA
6 2 (0.97%) CIMA
6 2 (0.97%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.97%) PhD
7 1 (0.49%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.25%) Data Quality
2 6 (2.91%) SLA
3 5 (2.43%) GDPR
4 2 (0.97%) IFRS
4 2 (0.97%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.49%) QA
Vendors
1 61 (29.61%) Microsoft
2 42 (20.39%) Tableau
3 12 (5.83%) Google
4 11 (5.34%) SAP
5 9 (4.37%) Oracle
6 5 (2.43%) Adobe
6 5 (2.43%) Remedy
6 5 (2.43%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.94%) Alteryx
7 4 (1.94%) Mapinfo
8 3 (1.46%) Ericsson
9 2 (0.97%) Alterian
9 2 (0.97%) Cognos
9 2 (0.97%) Epicor
9 2 (0.97%) IFS
9 2 (0.97%) Infor
9 2 (0.97%) JD Edwards
9 2 (0.97%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (0.97%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
9 2 (0.97%) SIMUL8