Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Business Data Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Data Analyst
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1090 1119 1147
Rank change year-on-year +29 +28 +63
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Data Analyst 99 100 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.055% 0.053% 0.075%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.055% 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 71 91 148
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -15.00% +19.05%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year -11.76% +26.87% -16.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 172189 180467 210956
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.78% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138171 151048 175187
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

Business Data Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Data Analyst in the UK

Business Data Analyst
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Business Data Analyst in the UK

Business Data Analyst
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Data Analyst over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Business Data Analyst in the UK

Business Data Analyst
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Data Analyst within the UK over the 6 months to 20 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
England +33 80 £45,000 +2.86% 7
UK excluding London +16 57 £37,500 -11.76% 2
London +14 43 £57,187 +20.39% 5
Scotland -4 17 £41,250 -
North of England -2 12 £36,000 +30.91% 1
South West +11 10 £45,000 -
South East +43 8 £65,000 +20.93% 1
North West -26 7 £32,000 +16.36% 1
Midlands +11 5 £27,500 -26.67%
Yorkshire - 5 £36,000 -
West Midlands +9 4 £31,750 -9.29%
East of England -14 3 £35,000 -17.65%
East Midlands +24 1 £25,500 -38.18%
Wales +11 1 £45,000 +16.13%
Northern Ireland - 1 £37,500 -

Business Data Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Business 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 featuring Business Data Analyst in the job title.

1 63 (63.64%) SQL
2 59 (59.60%) Finance
3 51 (51.52%) Business Intelligence
4 38 (38.38%) Data Analysis
5 36 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
6 29 (29.29%) Data Management
7 27 (27.27%) Business Analysis
8 22 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (22.22%) Banking
9 20 (20.20%) Stakeholder Management
10 18 (18.18%) Degree
10 18 (18.18%) Data Modelling
10 18 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
11 17 (17.17%) SQL Server
11 17 (17.17%) Big Data
12 16 (16.16%) Data Quality
12 16 (16.16%) Retail Banking
13 15 (15.15%) Mathematics
13 15 (15.15%) Data Mining
13 15 (15.15%) Analytics
14 14 (14.14%) Infrastructure Management
14 14 (14.14%) VBA
15 12 (12.12%) Use Case
15 12 (12.12%) Data Governance
16 11 (11.11%) Cognos
16 11 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
16 11 (11.11%) Microsoft
16 11 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
17 10 (10.10%) Workflow
17 10 (10.10%) Data Protection

Business Data Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 1 (1.01%) Confluence
1 1 (1.01%) SAS
Applications
1 18 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.02%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.02%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.01%) SPSS
3 1 (1.01%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Actimize
1 1 (1.01%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.01%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (17.17%) Big Data
1 17 (17.17%) SQL Server
2 15 (15.15%) Data Mining
3 11 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
3 11 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (10.10%) Hadoop
5 9 (9.09%) Power BI
6 5 (5.05%) GIS
7 4 (4.04%) MS Access
7 4 (4.04%) PowerPivot
7 4 (4.04%) QlikView
7 4 (4.04%) Spotfire
8 2 (2.02%) MySQL
9 1 (1.01%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (1.01%) Data Mart
9 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.01%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.01%) Snowflake Schema
9 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (6.06%) JIRA
2 1 (1.01%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 59 (59.60%) Finance
2 22 (22.22%) Banking
3 16 (16.16%) Retail Banking
4 8 (8.08%) Retail
5 6 (6.06%) Marketing
6 2 (2.02%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.01%) Advertising
7 1 (1.01%) Electronics
7 1 (1.01%) Front Office
7 1 (1.01%) Games
7 1 (1.01%) Legal
7 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.01%) Music Industry
7 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.01%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (1.01%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.08%) Computer Science
3 6 (6.06%) Data Protection Act
4 5 (5.05%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.05%) Social Media
5 3 (3.03%) Derivative
5 3 (3.03%) Equities
6 2 (2.02%) Fixed Income
6 2 (2.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.01%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.01%) Online Banking
7 1 (1.01%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.01%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.01%) Linux
1 1 (1.01%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (51.52%) Business Intelligence
2 38 (38.38%) Data Analysis
3 29 (29.29%) Data Management
4 27 (27.27%) Business Analysis
5 22 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (20.20%) Stakeholder Management
7 18 (18.18%) Data Modelling
8 15 (15.15%) Analytics
8 15 (15.15%) Mathematics
9 14 (14.14%) Infrastructure Management
10 12 (12.12%) Data Governance
10 12 (12.12%) Use Case
11 10 (10.10%) Data Protection
11 10 (10.10%) Workflow
12 9 (9.09%) Workflow Analysis
13 7 (7.07%) Data Reconciliation
13 7 (7.07%) GAP Analysis
13 7 (7.07%) Kanban
14 6 (6.06%) Scrum
14 6 (6.06%) UML
Programming Languages
1 63 (63.64%) SQL
2 14 (14.14%) VBA
3 5 (5.05%) VB
4 4 (4.04%) PL/SQL
4 4 (4.04%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.01%) MATLAB
5 1 (1.01%) R
Qualifications
1 18 (18.18%) Degree
2 9 (9.09%) ISEB
3 4 (4.04%) Numerate Degree
4 3 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.01%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (16.16%) Data Quality
2 9 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 9 (9.09%) Solvency II
3 8 (8.08%) GDPR
4 6 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (6.06%) PCI DSS
5 2 (2.02%) PMO
6 1 (1.01%) FINRA
6 1 (1.01%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.01%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (11.11%) Cognos
1 11 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.09%) Cloudera
2 9 (9.09%) Informatica
3 8 (8.08%) Oracle
4 5 (5.05%) Cognizant
5 4 (4.04%) Tableau
6 1 (1.01%) Alteryx
6 1 (1.01%) Fidessa
6 1 (1.01%) SAP
6 1 (1.01%) Teradata
6 1 (1.01%) Vertica