The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Data Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Analysis over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Analysis
UK
Rank 205 195 194
Rank change year-on-year -10 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Data Analysis 1380 1787 1761
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.62% 1.74% 1.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.82% 1.96% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1071 1460 1423
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  

Data Analysis is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 75650 91140 91950
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.04% 88.53% 87.02%
Number of salaries quoted 62160 75461 74357
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.01%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Data Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Data Analysis as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Data Analysis in the UK

Data Analysis
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Data Analysis in the UK

Data Analysis
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analysis over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Analysis in the UK

Data Analysis
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -11 1253 £45,000 - 212
London -21 577 £55,000 - 77
South East +30 261 £45,000 +5.88% 45
City of London -22 108 £52,500 +5.00% 25
East of England +60 88 £40,000 -3.03% 13
Scotland +9 77 £44,500 -15.23% 7
North West -53 76 £35,000 - 24
West Midlands -21 74 £37,500 +4.11% 12
Yorkshire +32 71 £42,500 +41.66% 20
West Yorkshire +28 58 £42,500 +45.29% 15
Surrey +34 57 £55,000 +46.66% 5
Hertfordshire +41 54 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Hampshire +23 48 £45,000 - 9
Leeds +16 48 £42,500 +45.29% 9
South West -78 48 £30,000 -40.00% 14
Oxfordshire +16 45 £48,750 -11.36% 8
Berkshire +15 45 £40,000 -5.88% 7
East Midlands +12 45 £36,500 +14.06% 3
Manchester -45 42 £34,750 -4.13% 15
Edinburgh -7 40 £47,500 -11.62% 4
Buckinghamshire +12 34 £31,750 -3.78% 8
Glasgow +10 32 £37,500 -31.81% 2
Birmingham +13 31 £38,750 +35.38% 3
Oxford +6 28 £47,500 -13.63% 3
Nottinghamshire +11 22 £25,000 -44.44% 2
Wales -21 20 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Cheshire -4 18 £35,000 +34.61% 7
Redhill +17 17 £50,000 -4.76%
West Sussex +3 17 £55,000 +44.73% 3
Bristol -8 17 £31,652 -29.66% 3

Data Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing Data Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Data Analysis.

1 1351 (48.27%) SQL
2 785 (28.05%) Finance
3 765 (27.33%) Analytical Skills
4 700 (25.01%) Business Intelligence
5 644 (23.01%) Degree
6 582 (20.79%) Analytics
7 550 (19.65%) MS Excel
8 542 (19.36%) Agile Software Development
9 540 (19.29%) Microsoft
10 528 (18.86%) SQL Server
11 382 (13.65%) Data Warehouse
12 342 (12.22%) Python
13 325 (11.61%) Data Modelling
14 302 (10.79%) Marketing
15 296 (10.58%) ETL
16 295 (10.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 286 (10.22%) Oracle
18 275 (9.82%) Computer Science
19 273 (9.75%) Business Analysis
19 273 (9.75%) Big Data
20 269 (9.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 263 (9.40%) Visualisation
22 260 (9.29%) Mathematics
23 249 (8.90%) Stakeholder Management
24 230 (8.22%) T-SQL
25 228 (8.15%) Project Management
26 218 (7.79%) Banking
27 210 (7.50%) R
28 206 (7.36%) Statistics
29 204 (7.29%) CRM

Data Analysis
Top Related 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
1 182 (6.50%) SAS
2 108 (3.86%) SharePoint
3 97 (3.47%) Apache Spark
4 48 (1.71%) Apache
5 37 (1.32%) Apache Pig
6 30 (1.07%) Confluence
7 27 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
8 19 (0.68%) CICS
9 17 (0.61%) Tomcat
10 15 (0.54%) OpenStack
11 13 (0.46%) GlassFish
12 12 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
13 11 (0.39%) Apache Airflow
13 11 (0.39%) CMS
14 10 (0.36%) IIS
14 10 (0.36%) Jupyter
15 9 (0.32%) ArcGIS
15 9 (0.32%) WebSphere
16 8 (0.29%) Apache Solr
16 8 (0.29%) Smallworld
Applications
1 550 (19.65%) MS Excel
2 192 (6.86%) MS Office
3 133 (4.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 75 (2.68%) SPSS
5 74 (2.64%) MS Visio
6 33 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
7 29 (1.04%) MS Project
8 8 (0.29%) EViews
8 8 (0.29%) GNU Octave
9 5 (0.18%) AutoCAD
9 5 (0.18%) SPSS Modeler
10 4 (0.14%) Stata
11 3 (0.11%) Mathcad
11 3 (0.11%) Simulink
12 2 (0.071%) Weka
13 1 (0.036%) Autodesk Inventor
13 1 (0.036%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 31 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (0.89%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 15 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
4 14 (0.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 14 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
5 13 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
5 13 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
6 10 (0.36%) Endur
6 10 (0.36%) OpenLink RightAngle
6 10 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 10 (0.36%) WebTrends
7 9 (0.32%) FastStats
7 9 (0.32%) Markit EDM
7 9 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
8 8 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
8 8 (0.29%) Sage 200
9 7 (0.25%) SAP S/4HANA
10 6 (0.21%) NetSuite
10 6 (0.21%) Oracle HRMS
10 6 (0.21%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 78 (2.79%) Amazon AWS
2 62 (2.22%) Google Analytics
3 40 (1.43%) SaaS
4 30 (1.07%) Microsoft Azure
5 25 (0.89%) Adobe Analytics
6 22 (0.79%) PaaS
7 20 (0.71%) IaaS
8 18 (0.64%) AdWords
8 18 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
9 17 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
10 15 (0.54%) GitHub
11 14 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
12 12 (0.43%) Amazon Kinesis
13 11 (0.39%) Office 365
14 10 (0.36%) G Suite
15 9 (0.32%) Google Tag Manager
16 8 (0.29%) Amazon EMR
17 6 (0.21%) Amazon S3
18 4 (0.14%) Taleo
19 3 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 30 (1.07%) Intranet
2 27 (0.96%) Internet
3 25 (0.89%) DNS
4 24 (0.86%) SAN
5 19 (0.68%) Wireshark
6 18 (0.64%) HTTP
7 15 (0.54%) DHCP
8 14 (0.50%) Wireless
9 13 (0.46%) VPN
10 12 (0.43%) 802.11
11 11 (0.39%) SSL
12 10 (0.36%) TCP/IP
13 9 (0.32%) tcpdump
14 7 (0.25%) LAN
14 7 (0.25%) WAN
15 4 (0.14%) Firewall
15 4 (0.14%) FTP
15 4 (0.14%) Network Security
16 3 (0.11%) Intrusion Detection
16 3 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 528 (18.86%) SQL Server
2 382 (13.65%) Data Warehouse
3 295 (10.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 273 (9.75%) Big Data
5 269 (9.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 163 (5.82%) Relational Database
7 141 (5.04%) Hadoop
8 137 (4.89%) Data Mining
9 136 (4.86%) Power BI
10 129 (4.61%) QlikView
11 121 (4.32%) MySQL
12 104 (3.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 101 (3.61%) SQL Server 2008
14 92 (3.29%) BusinessObjects
15 83 (2.97%) NoSQL
15 83 (2.97%) PostgreSQL
15 83 (2.97%) RDBMS
16 72 (2.57%) MS Access
17 69 (2.47%) MongoDB
18 59 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 74 (2.64%) JIRA
2 71 (2.54%) Git (software)
3 35 (1.25%) Jenkins
3 35 (1.25%) Oracle Forms
4 34 (1.21%) Visual Studio
5 28 (1.00%) Talend Open Studio
5 28 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 24 (0.86%) Selenium
7 22 (0.79%) Maven
8 18 (0.64%) Hudson
8 18 (0.64%) JUnit
8 18 (0.64%) TeamCity
8 18 (0.64%) WebDriver
9 16 (0.57%) LSMW
10 15 (0.54%) ERwin
10 15 (0.54%) Vagrant
11 13 (0.46%) Ant
11 13 (0.46%) Eclipse
11 13 (0.46%) Gradle
12 12 (0.43%) Subversion
General
1 785 (28.05%) Finance
2 302 (10.79%) Marketing
3 218 (7.79%) Banking
4 171 (6.11%) Retail
5 145 (5.18%) Legal
6 111 (3.97%) Telecoms
7 67 (2.39%) Games
8 59 (2.11%) Manufacturing
9 50 (1.79%) Advertising
10 46 (1.64%) Law
11 44 (1.57%) Back Office
12 36 (1.29%) Automotive
13 34 (1.21%) Front Office
14 32 (1.14%) Publishing
15 28 (1.00%) Financial Institution
16 23 (0.82%) Investment Banking
17 19 (0.68%) Corporate Banking
18 17 (0.61%) Electronics
18 17 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
19 16 (0.57%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1289 (46.05%) Analyst
2 493 (17.61%) Data Analyst
3 469 (16.76%) Developer
4 330 (11.79%) Business Analyst
5 232 (8.29%) SQL Analyst
6 172 (6.15%) Data Scientist
7 156 (5.57%) Senior Analyst
8 149 (5.32%) SQL Data Analyst
9 148 (5.29%) Consultant
10 111 (3.97%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 87 (3.11%) Architect
11 87 (3.11%) Report Analyst
12 85 (3.04%) SQL Developer
13 82 (2.93%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 82 (2.93%) Senior Developer
14 64 (2.29%) Systems Analyst
15 60 (2.14%) Support Analyst
16 59 (2.11%) Junior
17 56 (2.00%) Analyst Developer
18 55 (1.96%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (4.89%) .NET
2 115 (4.11%) XML
3 111 (3.97%) HTML
4 95 (3.39%) CSS
5 69 (2.47%) AngularJS
5 69 (2.47%) Web Services
6 48 (1.71%) ASP.NET
7 37 (1.32%) D3.js
8 31 (1.11%) RESTful
9 29 (1.04%) jQuery
9 29 (1.04%) Natural Language Processing
10 28 (1.00%) MDX
11 27 (0.96%) JSON
12 26 (0.93%) Ajax
12 26 (0.93%) Pandas
12 26 (0.93%) REST
13 23 (0.82%) SOAP
14 22 (0.79%) J2EE
14 22 (0.79%) Node.js
15 21 (0.75%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 765 (27.33%) Analytical Skills
2 275 (9.82%) Computer Science
3 195 (6.97%) Management Information System
4 154 (5.50%) Algorithms
5 111 (3.97%) User Experience
6 75 (2.68%) Data Structures
7 48 (1.71%) Fixed Income
8 45 (1.61%) Social Media
9 39 (1.39%) Credit Risk
10 36 (1.29%) Fintech
11 33 (1.18%) Equities
12 32 (1.14%) iPad
13 28 (1.00%) Virtual Team
14 26 (0.93%) Derivative
15 25 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
15 25 (0.89%) Life Science
16 24 (0.86%) Mainframe
17 22 (0.79%) Mobile App
17 22 (0.79%) Reference Data
18 19 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 170 (6.07%) Windows
2 150 (5.36%) Linux
3 86 (3.07%) Unix
4 43 (1.54%) Windows Server
5 34 (1.21%) Windows 7
6 17 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (0.54%) Windows 8
7 15 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (0.46%) CentOS
8 13 (0.46%) Windows 10
9 12 (0.43%) Mac OS X
9 12 (0.43%) Windows Vista
10 10 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (0.29%) Apple iOS
11 8 (0.29%) Solaris
12 5 (0.18%) Android
13 4 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (0.14%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.11%) AIX
14 3 (0.11%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 700 (25.01%) Business Intelligence
2 582 (20.79%) Analytics
3 542 (19.36%) Agile Software Development
4 325 (11.61%) Data Modelling
5 296 (10.58%) ETL
6 273 (9.75%) Business Analysis
7 263 (9.40%) Visualisation
8 260 (9.29%) Mathematics
9 249 (8.90%) Stakeholder Management
10 228 (8.15%) Project Management
11 206 (7.36%) Statistics
12 204 (7.29%) CRM
13 198 (7.07%) Data Management
14 182 (6.50%) Data Analytics
15 171 (6.11%) Machine Learning
16 167 (5.97%) Scrum
17 161 (5.75%) Data Visualisation
18 157 (5.61%) SDLC
19 149 (5.32%) Migration
20 142 (5.07%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1351 (48.27%) SQL
2 342 (12.22%) Python
3 230 (8.22%) T-SQL
4 210 (7.50%) R
5 198 (7.07%) Java
6 176 (6.29%) JavaScript
7 152 (5.43%) C#
8 137 (4.89%) PL/SQL
9 121 (4.32%) VBA
10 109 (3.89%) C++
11 85 (3.04%) PHP
12 73 (2.61%) MATLAB
13 70 (2.50%) C
14 62 (2.22%) Scala
15 45 (1.61%) Perl
16 44 (1.57%) VB
17 40 (1.43%) Shell Script
18 36 (1.29%) Ruby
19 28 (1.00%) Bash Shell
20 24 (0.86%) JCL
Qualifications
1 644 (23.01%) Degree
2 96 (3.43%) PhD
3 39 (1.39%) Security Cleared
4 36 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 35 (1.25%) ISEB
6 30 (1.07%) CISA
6 30 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
7 23 (0.82%) PCI QSA
8 20 (0.71%) SC Cleared
9 17 (0.61%) PMI Certification
10 16 (0.57%) MCP
11 15 (0.54%) PMP
12 14 (0.50%) CCNA
12 14 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
12 14 (0.50%) MCSA
12 14 (0.50%) MCSE
13 9 (0.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 8 (0.29%) CIMA
14 8 (0.29%) DV Cleared
14 8 (0.29%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 174 (6.22%) QA
2 173 (6.18%) Data Quality
3 66 (2.36%) SLA
4 43 (1.54%) PCI DSS
5 28 (1.00%) PMO
6 11 (0.39%) GDPR
6 11 (0.39%) MiFID
7 10 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 8 (0.29%) EMIR
9 6 (0.21%) ISO 9001
10 4 (0.14%) Actionable Recommendations
11 3 (0.11%) GCP
11 3 (0.11%) SNOMED CT
11 3 (0.11%) Solvency II
12 2 (0.071%) Dodd-Frank
12 2 (0.071%) GLP
12 2 (0.071%) HL7
12 2 (0.071%) IFRS
12 2 (0.071%) ISO22301
13 1 (0.036%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 46 (1.64%) Active Directory
2 23 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (0.64%) Docker
4 11 (0.39%) HDFS
5 10 (0.36%) Slurm Workload Manager
6 9 (0.32%) Ceph
7 8 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (0.25%) Hyper-V
9 6 (0.21%) VirtualBox
10 5 (0.18%) Apache Flume
11 3 (0.11%) KVM
12 2 (0.071%) vSphere
13 1 (0.036%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 1 (0.036%) Firmware
13 1 (0.036%) LXC
13 1 (0.036%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.036%) Xen
13 1 (0.036%) XenApp
13 1 (0.036%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (0.61%) Kibana
1 17 (0.61%) Tivoli
2 16 (0.57%) Ansible
3 13 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (0.43%) Ambari
4 12 (0.43%) Puppet
5 11 (0.39%) EnCase
6 10 (0.36%) Hadoop YARN
7 9 (0.32%) logstash
8 7 (0.25%) SCCM
9 6 (0.21%) AirWatch
10 4 (0.14%) FTK
10 4 (0.14%) Oozie
10 4 (0.14%) SCOM
11 3 (0.11%) EMC NetWorker
11 3 (0.11%) Kubernetes
12 2 (0.071%) Nagios
12 2 (0.071%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 2 (0.071%) Terraform
12 2 (0.071%) WSUS
Vendors
1 540 (19.29%) Microsoft
2 286 (10.22%) Oracle
3 198 (7.07%) Tableau
4 108 (3.86%) Google
5 99 (3.54%) SAP
6 82 (2.93%) Salesforce.com
7 60 (2.14%) IBM
8 57 (2.04%) Informatica
9 52 (1.86%) Teradata
10 49 (1.75%) Cognos
11 36 (1.29%) VMware
12 34 (1.21%) MicroStrategy
13 29 (1.04%) Adobe
13 29 (1.04%) Alteryx
14 28 (1.00%) Talend
15 25 (0.89%) Vermilion
16 19 (0.68%) HP
16 19 (0.68%) Progress
17 15 (0.54%) Cisco
17 15 (0.54%) Red Hat
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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Salary: £47000 - £48000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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London
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Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits
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Stockport, Cheshire
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
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