Period
to 15 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Data Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 369 325 341
Rank change year-on-year -44 +16 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Analyst 166 241 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.60% 0.77% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.80% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 148 201 212
South East median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £24,000 £21,750 £22,563
90th Percentile £56,250 £58,750 £47,500
England median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +4.11% -2.67%

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 26,811 30,280 32,967
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.33% 96.69% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 22,151 25,250 27,572
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%

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 15 December 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 15 December 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 +8 85 £37,500 +10.29% 9
Berkshire -17 49 £40,000 - 5
Buckinghamshire +27 22 £32,500 - 2
Hampshire -7 22 £44,750 +66.25% 7
Surrey +10 19 £32,500 -16.13% 2
Oxfordshire +4 14 £36,250 +15.08% 2
West Sussex -1 13 £30,000 +13.21%
East Sussex -25 11 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Middlesex +6 7 £75,000 +100.00%
Kent +21 6 £30,250 +6.14%
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 15 December 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 93 (56.02%) SQL
2 58 (34.94%) Analytical Skills
3 56 (33.73%) Business Intelligence
4 53 (31.93%) Microsoft Excel
4 53 (31.93%) Data Analysis
5 50 (30.12%) Analytics
6 32 (19.28%) SQL Server
7 31 (18.67%) Problem-Solving
8 29 (17.47%) Power BI
9 27 (16.27%) Finance
10 26 (15.66%) Microsoft
11 23 (13.86%) Marketing
11 23 (13.86%) Degree
12 22 (13.25%) Visualisation
12 22 (13.25%) VBA
13 18 (10.84%) T-SQL
14 17 (10.24%) Migration
14 17 (10.24%) Tableau
14 17 (10.24%) Data Analytics
14 17 (10.24%) Data Quality
15 16 (9.64%) Stakeholder Management
15 16 (9.64%) Data Management
16 15 (9.04%) Data Visualisation
17 13 (7.83%) C#
17 13 (7.83%) Microsoft Office
17 13 (7.83%) SAP
17 13 (7.83%) Data Warehouse
18 12 (7.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 12 (7.23%) Mathematics
19 11 (6.63%) Collaborative Working

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 (4.22%) Apache
2 5 (3.01%) IIS
3 4 (2.41%) Apache Spark
3 4 (2.41%) SAS
3 4 (2.41%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.60%) CMS
Applications
1 53 (31.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (7.83%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (2.41%) SPSS
4 3 (1.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.81%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.41%) SAP HR
2 3 (1.81%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.60%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.60%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.60%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (4.22%) SuccessFactors
3 4 (2.41%) PaaS
4 3 (1.81%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.20%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.60%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.01%) iBeacon
1 5 (3.01%) Wireless
2 1 (0.60%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (19.28%) SQL Server
2 29 (17.47%) Power BI
3 13 (7.83%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (7.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (5.42%) Data Mining
5 9 (5.42%) MS Access
5 9 (5.42%) MySQL
6 5 (3.01%) Big Data
6 5 (3.01%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (3.01%) Hadoop
6 5 (3.01%) QlikView
7 4 (2.41%) Azure SQL Database
7 4 (2.41%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.81%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.20%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 2 (1.20%) Qlik Sense
9 2 (1.20%) Spotfire
10 1 (0.60%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.20%) LSMW
1 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 27 (16.27%) Finance
2 23 (13.86%) Marketing
3 6 (3.61%) Advertising
3 6 (3.61%) Manufacturing
3 6 (3.61%) Retail
4 4 (2.41%) Banking
5 2 (1.20%) Legal
5 2 (1.20%) Local Government
6 1 (0.60%) Electronics
6 1 (0.60%) Games
6 1 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.60%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.22%) Web Services
2 6 (3.61%) .NET
2 6 (3.61%) CSS
3 5 (3.01%) .NET Framework
3 5 (3.01%) LESS
3 5 (3.01%) Sass
4 4 (2.41%) REST
5 2 (1.20%) HTML
5 2 (1.20%) Kafka
5 2 (1.20%) SOAP
6 1 (0.60%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.60%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 58 (34.94%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.22%) Algorithms
3 5 (3.01%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (3.01%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.01%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (2.41%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.81%) Analytical Mindset
6 2 (1.20%) FMCG
6 2 (1.20%) Reinsurance
7 1 (0.60%) Acoustics
7 1 (0.60%) CMDB
7 1 (0.60%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.60%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.60%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.01%) Android
1 5 (3.01%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.20%) Linux
2 2 (1.20%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (33.73%) Business Intelligence
2 53 (31.93%) Data Analysis
3 50 (30.12%) Analytics
4 31 (18.67%) Problem-Solving
5 22 (13.25%) Visualisation
6 17 (10.24%) Data Analytics
6 17 (10.24%) Migration
7 16 (9.64%) Data Management
7 16 (9.64%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (9.04%) Data Visualisation
9 12 (7.23%) Mathematics
10 11 (6.63%) Collaborative Working
10 11 (6.63%) Customer Engagement
10 11 (6.63%) Digital Marketing
10 11 (6.63%) Pay per click
10 11 (6.63%) SEO
11 10 (6.02%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (6.02%) CRM
11 10 (6.02%) Data Modelling
12 9 (5.42%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 93 (56.02%) SQL
2 22 (13.25%) VBA
3 18 (10.84%) T-SQL
4 13 (7.83%) C#
5 8 (4.82%) Python
6 7 (4.22%) C
7 5 (3.01%) JavaScript
7 5 (3.01%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.20%) Java
8 2 (1.20%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.20%) Scala
8 2 (1.20%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.60%) C++
9 1 (0.60%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (0.60%) PHP
9 1 (0.60%) R
9 1 (0.60%) VB
9 1 (0.60%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (13.86%) Degree
2 2 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (1.20%) CRISC
2 2 (1.20%) IIBA
3 1 (0.60%) CCNA
3 1 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.60%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (0.60%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.24%) Data Quality
2 7 (4.22%) GDPR
3 2 (1.20%) SLA
4 1 (0.60%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (2.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.60%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 26 (15.66%) Microsoft
2 17 (10.24%) Tableau
3 13 (7.83%) SAP
4 5 (3.01%) Oracle
5 3 (1.81%) Google
5 3 (1.81%) Sybase
6 2 (1.20%) Alteryx
6 2 (1.20%) Northgate
7 1 (0.60%) Adobe
7 1 (0.60%) HP
7 1 (0.60%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.60%) Remedy
7 1 (0.60%) Twitter
7 1 (0.60%) Workday