The median annual salary for a Data Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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

Data Analyst
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 355 359 344
Rank change year-on-year +4 -15  
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Analyst 770 835 986
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.87% 0.85% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 0.88% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 610 715 789
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -14.28% +7.69%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 85316 94967 105722
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.94% 96.52% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 69638 80091 87142
Median salary £47,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Data Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Data Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Data Analyst in the UK

Data Analyst
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Data Analyst in the UK

Data Analyst
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analyst over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Analyst in the UK

Data Analyst
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 Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 28 June 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 -1 718 £35,000 -12.50% 122
London -15 317 £45,000 -5.26% 49
South East +19 115 £28,750 -22.29% 20
North West -11 76 £30,000 +9.09% 16
City of London +20 63 £50,000 +11.11% 10
East of England +5 62 £32,500 -18.75% 7
South West -35 48 £27,500 -28.57% 13
Manchester -17 46 £30,000 +13.20% 7
West Midlands +2 39 £36,750 +5.00% 10
Berkshire +38 38 £28,000 -25.33% 2
Scotland +40 33 £35,000 -8.49% 3
East Midlands +39 29 £29,000 -12.12%
Gloucestershire +1 29 £27,000 -40.00% 2
Yorkshire +7 28 £33,500 +16.52% 7
Edinburgh +14 27 £31,750 -29.44% 1
Hampshire +17 24 £26,167 -29.27% 1
West Yorkshire +12 23 £33,500 +34.00% 6
Buckinghamshire +6 21 £25,000 -29.07% 4
Reading +36 20 £27,625 -7.14% 2
Birmingham +8 20 £34,500 -1.42% 7
Cambridgeshire +7 20 £27,500 -15.05% 2
Cirencester -3 20 £26,750 +8.08%
Leeds +7 19 £33,500 +39.58% 6
Northamptonshire - 19 £29,000 -
Cambridge - 18 £24,500 - 2
Oxfordshire +7 16 £30,750 -31.66% 6
Farnborough +19 15 £30,000 -13.66%
Milton Keynes -3 15 £25,000 -29.07% 4
Cheshire -28 15 £35,000 +20.68% 4
Hertfordshire -1 14 £26,000 -30.66% 3

Data Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 featuring Data Analyst in the job title.

1 927 (62.51%) SQL
2 565 (38.10%) Analytical Skills
3 493 (33.24%) Data Analysis
4 490 (33.04%) Microsoft Excel
5 487 (32.84%) Finance
6 444 (29.94%) Analytics
7 383 (25.83%) Business Intelligence
8 344 (23.20%) Degree
9 247 (16.66%) Data Quality
10 232 (15.64%) SQL Server
11 227 (15.31%) Marketing
12 214 (14.43%) Mathematics
13 212 (14.30%) Microsoft
14 199 (13.42%) Tableau
15 195 (13.15%) Data Management
16 182 (12.27%) VBA
17 179 (12.07%) SAS
18 175 (11.80%) Data Warehouse
19 172 (11.60%) Data Analytics
20 169 (11.40%) Data Modelling
21 156 (10.52%) Visualisation
22 155 (10.45%) Statistics
23 153 (10.32%) R
24 151 (10.18%) Python
25 136 (9.17%) Oracle
26 133 (8.97%) ETL
27 121 (8.16%) CRM
28 118 (7.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
29 117 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
30 103 (6.95%) Banking

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
1 179 (12.07%) SAS
2 31 (2.09%) Apache Spark
3 17 (1.15%) SharePoint
4 11 (0.74%) Apache Pig
5 10 (0.67%) Apache
6 9 (0.61%) Confluence
7 7 (0.47%) Tomcat
7 7 (0.47%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.13%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.067%) CMS
9 1 (0.067%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.067%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.067%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.067%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.067%) Mule
Applications
1 490 (33.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 76 (5.12%) Microsoft Office
3 71 (4.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 56 (3.78%) SPSS
5 40 (2.70%) Spreadsheet
6 24 (1.62%) MS Visio
7 7 (0.47%) EngageOne
7 7 (0.47%) SPSS Modeler
8 2 (0.13%) Gephi
8 2 (0.13%) Mathcad
8 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
8 2 (0.13%) Simulink
8 2 (0.13%) Stata
9 1 (0.067%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.067%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.067%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 27 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (1.35%) FastStats
2 20 (1.35%) Markit EDM
3 16 (1.08%) Adobe Campaign
4 15 (1.01%) Actimize
5 14 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 8 (0.54%) thinkFolio
7 7 (0.47%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 4 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (0.27%) SAP CO
8 4 (0.27%) SAP FI
8 4 (0.27%) SAP FI/CO
8 4 (0.27%) SAP FSCM
8 4 (0.27%) SAP MDG
8 4 (0.27%) SAP MM
8 4 (0.27%) SAP PS
8 4 (0.27%) SAP SD
8 4 (0.27%) WebTrends
9 3 (0.20%) Raiser's Edge
9 3 (0.20%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 54 (3.64%) Google Analytics
2 24 (1.62%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (0.94%) Adobe Analytics
4 12 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (0.40%) AdWords
7 5 (0.34%) SaaS
8 3 (0.20%) Force.com
9 2 (0.13%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (0.13%) Google Tag Manager
10 1 (0.067%) AdSense
10 1 (0.067%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.067%) Azure Data Factory
10 1 (0.067%) CallidusCloud
10 1 (0.067%) Data Lake Analytics
10 1 (0.067%) PaaS
10 1 (0.067%) Responsys
10 1 (0.067%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 8 (0.54%) TCP/IP
2 6 (0.40%) Multicast
3 5 (0.34%) Firewall
4 3 (0.20%) Broadband
4 3 (0.20%) Internet
4 3 (0.20%) Network Security
5 2 (0.13%) MPLS
5 2 (0.13%) Skype
6 1 (0.067%) ATM
6 1 (0.067%) BGP
6 1 (0.067%) BIG-IP
6 1 (0.067%) Extranet
6 1 (0.067%) Intranet
6 1 (0.067%) LAN
6 1 (0.067%) OSPF
6 1 (0.067%) SMS
6 1 (0.067%) WAN
6 1 (0.067%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 232 (15.64%) SQL Server
2 175 (11.80%) Data Warehouse
3 118 (7.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 117 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 101 (6.81%) QlikView
6 99 (6.68%) Big Data
7 96 (6.47%) Power BI
8 94 (6.34%) Data Mining
9 80 (5.39%) MS Access
10 79 (5.33%) BusinessObjects
11 65 (4.38%) Hadoop
12 56 (3.78%) Relational Database
13 53 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 49 (3.30%) MySQL
15 29 (1.96%) OLAP
15 29 (1.96%) Spotfire
16 21 (1.42%) NoSQL
17 20 (1.35%) Apache Hive
17 20 (1.35%) Qlik Sense
18 19 (1.28%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 13 (0.88%) Jenkins
2 11 (0.74%) JIRA
2 11 (0.74%) LSMW
2 11 (0.74%) Maven
2 11 (0.74%) Subversion
3 10 (0.67%) Talend Open Studio
4 6 (0.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (0.27%) PowerBuilder
5 4 (0.27%) RStudio
6 3 (0.20%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.067%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.067%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.067%) ProC
7 1 (0.067%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.067%) Toad
General
1 487 (32.84%) Finance
2 227 (15.31%) Marketing
3 103 (6.95%) Banking
4 91 (6.14%) Retail
5 47 (3.17%) Telecoms
6 46 (3.10%) Games
7 40 (2.70%) Legal
8 33 (2.23%) Manufacturing
9 25 (1.69%) Advertising
9 25 (1.69%) Investment Banking
9 25 (1.69%) Retail Banking
10 23 (1.55%) Front Office
11 21 (1.42%) Back Office
11 21 (1.42%) Pharmaceutical
12 18 (1.21%) Publishing
13 17 (1.15%) Law
14 16 (1.08%) Electronics
15 15 (1.01%) Financial Institution
16 13 (0.88%) French Language
17 12 (0.81%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (2.63%) XML
2 34 (2.29%) HTML
3 15 (1.01%) Pandas
4 14 (0.94%) Kafka
5 13 (0.88%) CSS
5 13 (0.88%) FIX Protocol
5 13 (0.88%) FpML
5 13 (0.88%) XSD
6 12 (0.81%) NumPy
6 12 (0.81%) Web Services
7 11 (0.74%) SciPy
8 10 (0.67%) .NET
9 9 (0.61%) MDX
10 8 (0.54%) D3.js
11 6 (0.40%) JSON
12 3 (0.20%) COM
13 2 (0.13%) .NET Framework
13 2 (0.13%) EDI
13 2 (0.13%) Google Maps API
13 2 (0.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 565 (38.10%) Analytical Skills
2 100 (6.74%) Management Information System
3 85 (5.73%) Computer Science
4 45 (3.03%) Data Structures
5 34 (2.29%) Algorithms
6 33 (2.23%) Fintech
7 30 (2.02%) FMCG
8 24 (1.62%) Derivative
8 24 (1.62%) Fixed Income
9 21 (1.42%) Equities
10 20 (1.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 18 (1.21%) Life Science
12 14 (0.94%) Driving Licence
13 13 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
14 11 (0.74%) Hedge funds
15 10 (0.67%) Credit Risk
15 10 (0.67%) User Experience
16 9 (0.61%) iPad
16 9 (0.61%) Reference Data
16 9 (0.61%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 22 (1.48%) Windows
2 17 (1.15%) Linux
3 8 (0.54%) Unix
3 8 (0.54%) Windows 7
4 5 (0.34%) AIX
5 1 (0.067%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 493 (33.24%) Data Analysis
2 444 (29.94%) Analytics
3 383 (25.83%) Business Intelligence
4 214 (14.43%) Mathematics
5 195 (13.15%) Data Management
6 172 (11.60%) Data Analytics
7 169 (11.40%) Data Modelling
8 156 (10.52%) Visualisation
9 155 (10.45%) Statistics
10 133 (8.97%) ETL
11 121 (8.16%) CRM
12 100 (6.74%) Agile Software Development
13 97 (6.54%) Data Visualisation
14 77 (5.19%) Data Governance
14 77 (5.19%) Stakeholder Management
15 67 (4.52%) Statistical Analysis
16 64 (4.32%) Asset Management
17 62 (4.18%) Data Cleansing
18 57 (3.84%) Actionable Insight
19 56 (3.78%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 927 (62.51%) SQL
2 182 (12.27%) VBA
3 153 (10.32%) R
4 151 (10.18%) Python
5 94 (6.34%) T-SQL
6 63 (4.25%) PL/SQL
7 57 (3.84%) VB
8 49 (3.30%) Java
9 37 (2.49%) MATLAB
10 34 (2.29%) C#
11 25 (1.69%) JavaScript
12 24 (1.62%) C++
13 17 (1.15%) ABAP
14 12 (0.81%) PHP
15 10 (0.67%) C
16 8 (0.54%) Perl
17 6 (0.40%) Scala
18 3 (0.20%) Shell Script
18 3 (0.20%) VBScript
19 2 (0.13%) RPG
Qualifications
1 344 (23.20%) Degree
2 47 (3.17%) Numerate Degree
3 19 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
4 14 (0.94%) PhD
5 10 (0.67%) Security Cleared
6 9 (0.61%) SC Cleared
7 7 (0.47%) Master's Degree
7 7 (0.47%) Oracle Certification
8 4 (0.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (0.20%) CCNA
9 3 (0.20%) CFA
9 3 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.20%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 2 (0.13%) ACCA
10 2 (0.13%) CIMA
10 2 (0.13%) CISA
10 2 (0.13%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.13%) HNC
11 1 (0.067%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 247 (16.66%) Data Quality
2 42 (2.83%) QA
3 23 (1.55%) SLA
4 21 (1.42%) GDPR
5 19 (1.28%) Solvency II
6 14 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 13 (0.88%) ISO 20022
8 9 (0.61%) PCI DSS
9 7 (0.47%) ISO 15022
10 5 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials
10 5 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 5 (0.34%) ISO 22301
11 3 (0.20%) PMO
12 2 (0.13%) FINRA
12 2 (0.13%) GCP
12 2 (0.13%) GLP
12 2 (0.13%) GMP
12 2 (0.13%) GxP
13 1 (0.067%) MiFID
13 1 (0.067%) UCITS
System Software
1 8 (0.54%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.13%) Docker
4 1 (0.067%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.067%) Firmware
4 1 (0.067%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.067%) vSphere
4 1 (0.067%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (0.13%) Ansible
1 2 (0.13%) Control-M
1 2 (0.13%) OPNET
1 2 (0.13%) Puppet
1 2 (0.13%) SCCM
1 2 (0.13%) Terraform
2 1 (0.067%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 212 (14.30%) Microsoft
2 199 (13.42%) Tableau
3 136 (9.17%) Oracle
4 103 (6.95%) SAP
5 75 (5.06%) Google
6 40 (2.70%) Cognos
7 29 (1.96%) Adobe
8 26 (1.75%) Alteryx
8 26 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
9 25 (1.69%) IBM
10 24 (1.62%) Informatica
11 18 (1.21%) MicroStrategy
11 18 (1.21%) Sybase
12 14 (0.94%) Bloomberg
13 11 (0.74%) Coremetrics
13 11 (0.74%) Reuters
14 10 (0.67%) Siebel
14 10 (0.67%) Talend
14 10 (0.67%) Teradata
15 9 (0.61%) Charles River
Greater Manchester
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Great salary and benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + Training + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £370000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Wrexham, Clwyd
Experis Ltd
Salary: £15000 - £15500 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
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Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hull, North Humberside
Searchability
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Scotland
PRUDENTIAL
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits Package
Posted: 23 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Searchability
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Kyna Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 Per Annum Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus(10%), shares,Pension,health
Posted: Yesterday
Redditch, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
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Salary: £25000 - £750000 per annum + Benefits & Industry Leading Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
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London
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London
Venturi
Salary: £35000.00 - £47500.00 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
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