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to

The median annual salary for a Data Analyst was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 16 May 2022.

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

Data Analyst
UK
6 months to
16 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 309 292 303
Rank change year-on-year -17 +11 +39
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Analyst 1,953 983 1,002
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.22% 1.10% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.32% 1.18% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1,130 769 684
10th Percentile £31,233 £28,200 £26,250
25th Percentile £35,000 £34,250 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £41,750
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +7.78% +4.38%
75th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £56,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.67% - +15.38%

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 148,191 82,960 91,894
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.61% 92.71% 95.32%
Number of salaries quoted 82,255 63,709 74,707
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,595
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.94% +3.54%

Data Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Analyst in the UK

Data Analyst
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Data Analyst.

Salary trend for Data Analyst in the UK

Data Analyst
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Data Analyst over the 6 months to 16 May 2022.

Salary histogram for Data Analyst in the UK

Data Analyst
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Analyst within the UK over the 6 months to 16 May 2022. 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
Jobs
England -14 1,724 £47,500 +5.56% 116
London -27 1,004 £54,750 -0.45% 56
UK excluding London +2 806 £38,500 +2.67% 66
Work from Home +5 788 £45,000 +4.65% 29
South East +17 281 £42,500 - 21
North of England -52 153 £37,000 - 15
Midlands -66 113 £37,500 +15.38% 11
South West +22 94 £38,500 +2.67% 7
West Midlands -35 94 £37,500 +15.38% 6
Scotland +11 91 £37,000 +5.71% 3
North West -60 80 £38,898 +19.68% 10
Yorkshire -38 65 £36,500 -7.59% 3
East of England -52 59 £45,000 +5.88% 5
East Midlands -51 19 £35,000 +7.69% 5
Northern Ireland -9 10 £36,250 +54.26% 2
Wales -61 9 £40,000 -11.11% 2
North East -12 8 £36,000 +2.86% 2

Data Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 May 2022, Data Analyst job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Data Analyst in the job title.

1 1,384 (70.87%) SQL
2 881 (45.11%) Analytics
3 836 (42.81%) Business Intelligence
4 731 (37.43%) Analytical Skills
5 729 (37.33%) Data Analysis
6 695 (35.59%) Power Platform
7 691 (35.38%) Power BI
8 639 (32.72%) Python
9 628 (32.16%) Social Skills
10 570 (29.19%) Visualisation
11 554 (28.37%) Finance
12 496 (25.40%) Tableau
13 493 (25.24%) Microsoft Excel
14 416 (21.30%) Degree
15 398 (20.38%) Problem-Solving
16 354 (18.13%) Data Analytics
17 352 (18.02%) Data Modelling
18 336 (17.20%) Data Visualisation
19 334 (17.10%) Agile
20 330 (16.90%) Data Science
21 329 (16.85%) R
22 287 (14.70%) Marketing
23 275 (14.08%) Microsoft
24 272 (13.93%) ETL
25 261 (13.36%) Decision-Making
26 254 (13.01%) Data Warehouse
27 252 (12.90%) Statistics
28 249 (12.75%) Data Management
29 243 (12.44%) Google
30 241 (12.34%) Mathematics

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
1 168 (8.60%) SAS
2 42 (2.15%) Apache Spark
3 24 (1.23%) Jupyter
4 18 (0.92%) Confluence
4 18 (0.92%) SharePoint
5 12 (0.61%) Apache
6 10 (0.51%) Apache Airflow
7 4 (0.20%) CMS
7 4 (0.20%) R Markdown
8 3 (0.15%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.10%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.051%) Documentum
Applications
1 493 (25.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 102 (5.22%) SPSS
3 87 (4.45%) Microsoft Office
4 72 (3.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 39 (2.00%) Spreadsheet
6 26 (1.33%) MS Visio
7 16 (0.82%) Stata
8 8 (0.41%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.15%) FileZilla
10 2 (0.10%) Microsoft Project
11 1 (0.051%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 28 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.56%) SAP S/4HANA
3 8 (0.41%) Oracle ERP
4 7 (0.36%) HiPortfolio
5 5 (0.26%) NetSuite
6 4 (0.20%) SAP MDM
6 4 (0.20%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 3 (0.15%) Eikon
7 3 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 3 (0.15%) Teamcenter
8 2 (0.10%) Adobe Campaign
8 2 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.10%) IntelliMatch
8 2 (0.10%) Sage X3
8 2 (0.10%) SAP R/3
8 2 (0.10%) thinkFolio
9 1 (0.051%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.051%) iTrent
9 1 (0.051%) Markit EDM
9 1 (0.051%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 695 (35.59%) Power Platform
2 214 (10.96%) Azure
3 152 (7.78%) GCP
4 133 (6.81%) Google Analytics
5 130 (6.66%) AWS
6 62 (3.17%) SaaS
7 50 (2.56%) Snowflake
8 39 (2.00%) dbt
9 34 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
9 34 (1.74%) Serverless
10 31 (1.59%) Collibra
10 31 (1.59%) Google Tag Manager
11 30 (1.54%) Google Sheets
12 29 (1.48%) Google Data Studio
13 28 (1.43%) Azure Data Factory
13 28 (1.43%) OpenShift
14 25 (1.28%) Microsoft 365
15 13 (0.67%) Amazon S3
15 13 (0.67%) GitHub
16 11 (0.56%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 41 (2.10%) Internet
2 17 (0.87%) Firewall
2 17 (0.87%) TCP/IP
3 10 (0.51%) FTP
4 7 (0.36%) Network Security
5 6 (0.31%) Broadband
6 3 (0.15%) SSH
7 2 (0.10%) Skype
8 1 (0.051%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 691 (35.38%) Power BI
2 496 (25.40%) Tableau
3 254 (13.01%) Data Warehouse
4 226 (11.57%) SQL Server
5 152 (7.78%) BigQuery
6 124 (6.35%) Looker
7 115 (5.89%) Big Data
8 114 (5.84%) Relational Database
9 110 (5.63%) Data Mining
10 93 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 83 (4.25%) MySQL
11 83 (4.25%) PostgreSQL
12 78 (3.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 73 (3.74%) QlikView
14 70 (3.58%) BusinessObjects
15 53 (2.71%) Metadata
16 40 (2.05%) Data Lake
17 39 (2.00%) Amazon Redshift
18 37 (1.89%) Hadoop
19 33 (1.69%) Power Query
Development Applications
1 87 (4.45%) JIRA
2 47 (2.41%) Git (software)
3 31 (1.59%) Jenkins
4 26 (1.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 13 (0.67%) Visual Studio
6 10 (0.51%) Selenium
7 5 (0.26%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (0.15%) Bitbucket
8 3 (0.15%) ER Studio
8 3 (0.15%) ERwin
8 3 (0.15%) RStudio
9 2 (0.10%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.051%) Gerrit
10 1 (0.051%) ProC
10 1 (0.051%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.051%) WaveMaker
General
1 731 (37.43%) Analytical Skills
2 628 (32.16%) Social Skills
3 554 (28.37%) Finance
4 287 (14.70%) Marketing
5 161 (8.24%) Retail
6 132 (6.76%) Banking
7 93 (4.76%) Presentation Skills
8 82 (4.20%) Organisational Skills
8 82 (4.20%) Public Sector
9 74 (3.79%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 70 (3.58%) Legal
11 60 (3.07%) Advertising
12 58 (2.97%) Law
13 52 (2.66%) Publishing
14 48 (2.46%) Influencing Skills
15 47 (2.41%) Manufacturing
16 46 (2.36%) Games
17 38 (1.95%) Pharmaceutical
18 32 (1.64%) Retail Banking
19 29 (1.48%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (2.41%) .NET
1 47 (2.41%) Pandas
2 35 (1.79%) HTML
3 33 (1.69%) Matplotlib
3 33 (1.69%) XML
4 31 (1.59%) JSON
4 31 (1.59%) REST
5 30 (1.54%) React
6 29 (1.48%) AngularJS
6 29 (1.48%) Spring
6 29 (1.48%) Spring Boot
7 28 (1.43%) Java EE
7 28 (1.43%) NumPy
8 25 (1.28%) CSS
9 17 (0.87%) PySpark
10 13 (0.67%) scikit-learn
11 10 (0.51%) Beautiful Soup
11 10 (0.51%) Scrapy
11 10 (0.51%) Seaborn
11 10 (0.51%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 108 (5.53%) Management Information System
2 76 (3.89%) Self-Motivation
3 74 (3.79%) Data Structures
4 69 (3.53%) User Experience
5 61 (3.12%) Credit Risk
6 50 (2.56%) Algorithms
7 48 (2.46%) Virtual Team
8 26 (1.33%) NHS
9 21 (1.08%) Reference Data
10 18 (0.92%) Marketing Technology
10 18 (0.92%) Reinsurance
11 17 (0.87%) Replication
12 13 (0.67%) Social Media
13 12 (0.61%) Legacy Systems
13 12 (0.61%) Taxonomies
14 11 (0.56%) Online Games
14 11 (0.56%) Sports Betting
15 9 (0.46%) Analytical Mindset
15 9 (0.46%) Life Science
16 8 (0.41%) Blockchain
Operating Systems
1 56 (2.87%) Windows
2 49 (2.51%) Linux
3 28 (1.43%) Unix
4 3 (0.15%) Solaris
5 1 (0.051%) VMS
5 1 (0.051%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 881 (45.11%) Analytics
2 836 (42.81%) Business Intelligence
3 729 (37.33%) Data Analysis
4 570 (29.19%) Visualisation
5 398 (20.38%) Problem-Solving
6 354 (18.13%) Data Analytics
7 352 (18.02%) Data Modelling
8 336 (17.20%) Data Visualisation
9 334 (17.10%) Agile
10 330 (16.90%) Data Science
11 272 (13.93%) ETL
12 261 (13.36%) Decision-Making
13 252 (12.90%) Statistics
14 249 (12.75%) Data Management
15 241 (12.34%) Mathematics
16 203 (10.39%) Data Governance
17 176 (9.01%) Stakeholder Management
18 173 (8.86%) Dashboard Development
19 168 (8.60%) Actionable Insight
20 163 (8.35%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 1,384 (70.87%) SQL
2 639 (32.72%) Python
3 329 (16.85%) R
4 103 (5.27%) T-SQL
5 100 (5.12%) JavaScript
6 82 (4.20%) C
7 75 (3.84%) VBA
8 49 (2.51%) Java
9 48 (2.46%) C#
10 39 (2.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 38 (1.95%) C++
12 32 (1.64%) PowerShell
12 32 (1.64%) Shell Script
13 28 (1.43%) Perl
14 17 (0.87%) Formula Language
14 17 (0.87%) PL/SQL
15 12 (0.61%) Scala
16 10 (0.51%) Bash
16 10 (0.51%) MATLAB
17 7 (0.36%) Julia
Qualifications
1 416 (21.30%) Degree
2 55 (2.82%) Numerate Degree
3 38 (1.95%) Security Cleared
4 35 (1.79%) SC Cleared
5 23 (1.18%) PhD
6 20 (1.02%) Computer Science Degree
7 16 (0.82%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.26%) Master's Degree
8 5 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (0.15%) Postgraduate
9 3 (0.15%) Tableau Certification
10 2 (0.10%) CBAP
10 2 (0.10%) HND
10 2 (0.10%) ISEB
10 2 (0.10%) MBA
11 1 (0.051%) AAT
11 1 (0.051%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.051%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 224 (11.47%) Data Quality
2 87 (4.45%) GDPR
3 70 (3.58%) QA
4 32 (1.64%) Accessibility
5 14 (0.72%) SLA
6 12 (0.61%) Actionable Recommendations
7 8 (0.41%) HAZOP
8 6 (0.31%) PMO
9 5 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 3 (0.15%) GMP
11 2 (0.10%) GLP
11 2 (0.10%) GxP
11 2 (0.10%) HIPAA
11 2 (0.10%) IFRS
11 2 (0.10%) SOC 2
12 1 (0.051%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 1 (0.051%) CDISC
12 1 (0.051%) HL7
12 1 (0.051%) IFRS 9
12 1 (0.051%) MiFID
System Software
1 37 (1.89%) Docker
2 17 (0.87%) Hyper-V
2 17 (0.87%) vSphere
3 16 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 37 (1.89%) Kubernetes
2 29 (1.48%) Ansible
3 17 (0.87%) Grafana
4 16 (0.82%) Icinga
4 16 (0.82%) Prometheus
5 3 (0.15%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.10%) Terraform
6 2 (0.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.051%) Control-M
7 1 (0.051%) Rundeck
7 1 (0.051%) SCCM
7 1 (0.051%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 275 (14.08%) Microsoft
2 243 (12.44%) Google
3 152 (7.78%) Oracle
4 65 (3.33%) Cognos
5 61 (3.12%) SAP
6 51 (2.61%) Alteryx
7 38 (1.95%) Informatica
8 36 (1.84%) Salesforce.com
9 35 (1.79%) Splunk
10 33 (1.69%) Databricks
11 31 (1.59%) Dataiku
12 30 (1.54%) Refinitiv
12 30 (1.54%) Reuters
13 28 (1.43%) AppDynamics
13 28 (1.43%) Red Hat
14 23 (1.18%) Bloomberg
15 20 (1.02%) Amplitude
15 20 (1.02%) IBM
16 17 (0.87%) VMware
16 17 (0.87%) Workday