Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Data Analyst was £34,802 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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 West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 227 258 268
Rank change year-on-year +31 +10 -44
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Analyst 113 89 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.10% 0.82% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 0.84% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 98 82 72
South West median annual salary £34,802 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.08% - -7.14%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,750 £21,500
90th Percentile £50,000 £52,500 £55,750
England median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West. 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 West
Permanent vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 10021 10579 11485
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.54% 96.97% 97.11%
Number of salaries quoted 8298 8927 9726
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,377
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.42% +3.06%

Data Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Analyst in the South West

Data Analyst
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Data Analyst in the South West

Data Analyst
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analyst in the South West over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Analyst in the South West

Data Analyst
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Gloucestershire +51 45 £28,750 -36.11% 2
Bristol -12 41 £34,802 +7.08% 4
Wiltshire +10 19 £40,750 +11.64%
Dorset - 8 £33,000 -
Data Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Data Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region featuring Data Analyst in the job title.

1 86 (76.11%) SQL
2 53 (46.90%) Business Intelligence
3 47 (41.59%) Finance
4 45 (39.82%) Data Analysis
5 44 (38.94%) SQL Server
5 44 (38.94%) Analytical Skills
6 36 (31.86%) Analytics
6 36 (31.86%) Microsoft Excel
7 30 (26.55%) BusinessObjects
8 26 (23.01%) Degree
9 25 (22.12%) Data Warehouse
10 23 (20.35%) Mathematics
10 23 (20.35%) Tableau
11 22 (19.47%) Data Management
12 19 (16.81%) Marketing
13 18 (15.93%) Data Modelling
14 17 (15.04%) ETL
15 15 (13.27%) Power BI
16 14 (12.39%) Numerate Degree
17 13 (11.50%) Data Quality
18 12 (10.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 12 (10.62%) SAS
18 12 (10.62%) ERwin
19 11 (9.73%) Migration
19 11 (9.73%) Data Analytics
20 10 (8.85%) Statistical Modelling
20 10 (8.85%) R
20 10 (8.85%) Agile Software Development
20 10 (8.85%) QlikView
20 10 (8.85%) SPSS

Data Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 12 (10.62%) SAS
2 3 (2.65%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 36 (31.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (8.85%) SPSS
3 6 (5.31%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (2.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (2.65%) SPSS Modeler
5 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Adobe Campaign
1 1 (0.88%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.88%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.88%) Sage 1000
1 1 (0.88%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 1 (0.88%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.54%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (3.54%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.88%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.54%) SMS
2 1 (0.88%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (38.94%) SQL Server
2 30 (26.55%) BusinessObjects
3 25 (22.12%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (13.27%) Power BI
5 12 (10.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (8.85%) QlikView
7 8 (7.08%) Qlik Sense
7 8 (7.08%) Relational Database
8 6 (5.31%) Big Data
9 5 (4.42%) MySQL
10 4 (3.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (2.65%) Apache Hive
11 3 (2.65%) Data Mining
11 3 (2.65%) Hadoop
12 2 (1.77%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (1.77%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.88%) Azure SQL Database
13 1 (0.88%) DataStage
13 1 (0.88%) MS Access
13 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (10.62%) ERwin
2 3 (2.65%) RStudio
2 3 (2.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 47 (41.59%) Finance
2 19 (16.81%) Marketing
3 8 (7.08%) Law
4 7 (6.19%) Manufacturing
5 5 (4.42%) Retail
6 4 (3.54%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.77%) Electronics
8 1 (0.88%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.42%) Velocity
2 4 (3.54%) Web Services
3 3 (2.65%) JSON
3 3 (2.65%) REST
3 3 (2.65%) SOAP
3 3 (2.65%) XML
4 2 (1.77%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 44 (38.94%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.42%) Analytical Mindset
2 5 (4.42%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (3.54%) Algorithms
3 4 (3.54%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.65%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.65%) Fintech
5 1 (0.88%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (46.90%) Business Intelligence
2 45 (39.82%) Data Analysis
3 36 (31.86%) Analytics
4 23 (20.35%) Mathematics
5 22 (19.47%) Data Management
6 18 (15.93%) Data Modelling
7 17 (15.04%) ETL
8 11 (9.73%) Data Analytics
8 11 (9.73%) Migration
9 10 (8.85%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (8.85%) Statistical Modelling
10 8 (7.08%) Data Governance
10 8 (7.08%) Data Mapping
10 8 (7.08%) Data Protection
11 7 (6.19%) Actionable Insight
11 7 (6.19%) Collaborative Working
11 7 (6.19%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (6.19%) CRM
12 6 (5.31%) Data Architecture
12 6 (5.31%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 86 (76.11%) SQL
2 10 (8.85%) Python
2 10 (8.85%) R
3 8 (7.08%) C#
4 6 (5.31%) PowerShell
5 5 (4.42%) VBA
6 2 (1.77%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.77%) VBScript
7 1 (0.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (23.01%) Degree
2 14 (12.39%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (1.77%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.77%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.77%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.88%) CCNA
4 1 (0.88%) CCNP
4 1 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.88%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.50%) Data Quality
2 4 (3.54%) GDPR
2 4 (3.54%) QA
2 4 (3.54%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 23 (20.35%) Tableau
2 7 (6.19%) SAP
3 6 (5.31%) Cognos
4 5 (4.42%) Google
5 4 (3.54%) DataFlux
5 4 (3.54%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.77%) Oracle
7 1 (0.88%) Adobe
7 1 (0.88%) BMC
7 1 (0.88%) Cisco
7 1 (0.88%) IBM
7 1 (0.88%) Pardot
7 1 (0.88%) Remedy
7 1 (0.88%) Sage
7 1 (0.88%) Salesforce.com