Data Analyst Jobs

Data Analyst
UK

The median Data Analyst salary in the UK is £45,000 per year, according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months leading to 21 June 2024.

The table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
21 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 275 273 319
Rank change year-on-year -2 +46 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Analyst 1,068 1,216 2,159
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.97% 1.31% 1.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 1.44% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 748 726 1,189
10th Percentile £26,250 £30,000 £31,215
25th Percentile £32,500 £35,500 £35,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +0.00% -5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £61,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,500 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year -1.28% +1.30% +2.67%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK

For comparison with the information above, the following table provides 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.

Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 104,121 84,323 165,675
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.77% 91.19% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 73,469 54,972 85,174
10th Percentile £28,500 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £38,603 £45,000 £42,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -12.50% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £70,000 £80,000 £78,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £53,519 £50,296
% change year-on-year -6.58% +6.41% +5.89%

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 21 June 2024.

Salary histogram for Data Analyst in the UK

Data Analyst
Top 18 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 21 June 2024. 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 +8 1,001 £45,001 -5.26% 148
UK excluding London -64 558 £38,500 -1.28% 114
London +64 482 £65,000 +12.07% 52
Work from Home +3 449 £45,000 -5.26% 68
Midlands -42 143 £37,500 -1.32% 19
North of England -55 132 £32,000 -14.67% 30
South East +9 119 £37,500 -21.05% 21
South West -47 81 £45,950 +13.86% 17
East Midlands +25 72 £31,500 -11.27% 8
West Midlands -72 71 £38,500 +1.32% 11
North West -32 63 £35,000 -6.67% 14
East of England -23 40 £36,664 -33.34% 8
North East -20 36 £24,960 -47.45% 5
Yorkshire -2 33 £35,000 -6.67% 12
Scotland -89 25 £55,000 +27.91% 13
Wales -6 12 £42,500 +35.56% 6
Northern Ireland +21 4 £50,000 +33.33%
Channel Islands - 1 £67,500 -

Data Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities

For the 6 months to 21 June 2024, Data Analyst job roles required the following skills and capabilities 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.

1 676 (63.30%) SQL
2 464 (43.45%) Data Analysis
3 440 (41.20%) Analytical Skills
4 426 (39.89%) Analytics
5 419 (39.23%) Social Skills
6 407 (38.11%) Power Platform
7 406 (38.01%) Power BI
8 386 (36.14%) Business Intelligence
9 375 (35.11%) Python
10 351 (32.87%) Visualisation
11 335 (31.37%) Problem-Solving
12 316 (29.59%) Microsoft Excel
13 313 (29.31%) Degree
14 310 (29.03%) Tableau
15 258 (24.16%) Finance
16 247 (23.13%) Statistics
17 238 (22.28%) Actionable Insight
18 230 (21.54%) Mathematics
19 220 (20.60%) Retail
20 207 (19.38%) Decision-Making
21 195 (18.26%) Business Strategy
22 194 (18.16%) Data Quality
23 187 (17.51%) Data Management
24 179 (16.76%) Presentation Skills
25 163 (15.26%) AWS
26 153 (14.33%) Data Pipeline
27 151 (14.14%) Databricks
28 149 (13.95%) Microsoft
29 148 (13.86%) DBS Check
30 140 (13.11%) Git

Data Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 25 (2.34%) SAS
2 9 (0.84%) SharePoint
3 8 (0.75%) Confluence
4 6 (0.56%) ArcGIS
4 6 (0.56%) Oracle Workflow
5 4 (0.37%) Apache Spark
6 3 (0.28%) Apache
7 2 (0.19%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (0.094%) Luigi
Applications
1 316 (29.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 41 (3.84%) Microsoft Office
3 25 (2.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (0.94%) SPSS
5 8 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (0.66%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.28%) Stata
Business Applications
1 11 (1.03%) ResourceLink
2 7 (0.66%) SAP Business One
3 6 (0.56%) NEC Housing
3 6 (0.56%) Sage 50
4 5 (0.47%) SAP S/4HANA
5 4 (0.37%) Finacle
5 4 (0.37%) FLEXCUBE
5 4 (0.37%) Temenos T24
6 2 (0.19%) SAP MM
6 2 (0.19%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.094%) Lorenzo
7 1 (0.094%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.094%) SAP Payroll
7 1 (0.094%) SAP Retail
7 1 (0.094%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 407 (38.11%) Power Platform
2 163 (15.26%) AWS
3 95 (8.90%) Azure
4 23 (2.15%) Snowflake
5 21 (1.97%) GCP
6 18 (1.69%) Microsoft Purview
7 17 (1.59%) Azure Synapse Analytics
8 14 (1.31%) Google Analytics
8 14 (1.31%) SuccessFactors
9 13 (1.22%) Azure Data Factory
10 12 (1.12%) PowerApps
11 11 (1.03%) SaaS
12 9 (0.84%) GitHub
13 8 (0.75%) Adobe Analytics
13 8 (0.75%) Power Automate
14 7 (0.66%) dbt
15 6 (0.56%) Collibra
15 6 (0.56%) Google Sheets
16 4 (0.37%) Alation
16 4 (0.37%) ChatGPT
Communications & Networking
1 7 (0.66%) Internet
2 5 (0.47%) Intranet
3 1 (0.094%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 406 (38.01%) Power BI
2 310 (29.03%) Tableau
3 76 (7.12%) Data Warehouse
4 52 (4.87%) SQL Server
5 40 (3.75%) Power Query
6 37 (3.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 33 (3.09%) Metadata
8 30 (2.81%) Data Mining
9 26 (2.43%) QlikView
10 18 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 14 (1.31%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 14 (1.31%) Relational Database
12 13 (1.22%) Amazon QuickSight
12 13 (1.22%) Big Data
12 13 (1.22%) Data Lake
13 12 (1.12%) GIS
13 12 (1.12%) Qlik Sense
14 11 (1.03%) Looker
15 10 (0.94%) MS Access
16 9 (0.84%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 140 (13.11%) Git
2 14 (1.31%) JIRA
2 14 (1.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 6 (0.56%) GitLab
3 6 (0.56%) Toad
4 3 (0.28%) Subversion
5 2 (0.19%) RStudio
General
1 440 (41.20%) Analytical Skills
2 419 (39.23%) Social Skills
3 258 (24.16%) Finance
4 220 (20.60%) Retail
5 179 (16.76%) Presentation Skills
6 89 (8.33%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 84 (7.87%) Marketing
8 74 (6.93%) Banking
9 57 (5.34%) Legal
10 51 (4.78%) Law
11 48 (4.49%) Organisational Skills
12 36 (3.37%) Manufacturing
13 23 (2.15%) Local Government
13 23 (2.15%) Public Sector
14 13 (1.22%) Games
14 13 (1.22%) Retail Banking
15 10 (0.94%) Automotive
15 10 (0.94%) Telecoms
16 9 (0.84%) Electronics
17 8 (0.75%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (0.84%) XML
2 8 (0.75%) Pandas
3 4 (0.37%) JSON
4 2 (0.19%) HTML
4 2 (0.19%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.094%) Apache NiFi
5 1 (0.094%) D3.js
5 1 (0.094%) GraphQL
5 1 (0.094%) Kafka
5 1 (0.094%) Lambda Expressions
5 1 (0.094%) MDX
5 1 (0.094%) NumPy
5 1 (0.094%) PySpark
5 1 (0.094%) REST
5 1 (0.094%) scikit-learn
5 1 (0.094%) SQLAlchemy
5 1 (0.094%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 56 (5.24%) Management Information System
2 43 (4.03%) Self-Motivation
3 24 (2.25%) Onboarding
4 23 (2.15%) Analytical Mindset
5 15 (1.40%) Data Structures
5 15 (1.40%) Greenfield Project
6 14 (1.31%) Reinsurance
7 13 (1.22%) Driving Licence
8 12 (1.12%) FMCG
9 11 (1.03%) Algorithms
9 11 (1.03%) Product Ownership
10 10 (0.94%) Reference Data
11 9 (0.84%) Housing Association
12 7 (0.66%) Data Centre
13 6 (0.56%) Blog
13 6 (0.56%) IoT
13 6 (0.56%) NHS
13 6 (0.56%) Pricing Data
14 5 (0.47%) Credit Risk
14 5 (0.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (0.56%) Windows
2 2 (0.19%) Windows Vista
3 1 (0.094%) Android
3 1 (0.094%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.094%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 464 (43.45%) Data Analysis
2 426 (39.89%) Analytics
3 386 (36.14%) Business Intelligence
4 351 (32.87%) Visualisation
5 335 (31.37%) Problem-Solving
6 247 (23.13%) Statistics
7 238 (22.28%) Actionable Insight
8 230 (21.54%) Mathematics
9 207 (19.38%) Decision-Making
10 195 (18.26%) Business Strategy
11 187 (17.51%) Data Management
12 153 (14.33%) Data Pipeline
13 137 (12.83%) Storytelling
14 133 (12.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 131 (12.27%) Root Cause Analysis
16 128 (11.99%) Customer Intelligence
16 128 (11.99%) Data Modelling
17 125 (11.70%) Data Visualisation
18 119 (11.14%) Data Analytics
19 115 (10.77%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 676 (63.30%) SQL
2 375 (35.11%) Python
3 71 (6.65%) R
4 49 (4.59%) Data Analysis Expressions
5 40 (3.75%) T-SQL
6 26 (2.43%) VBA
7 8 (0.75%) Java
8 6 (0.56%) Bash
9 5 (0.47%) JavaScript
10 4 (0.37%) Kusto Query Language
10 4 (0.37%) VB
11 3 (0.28%) C#
11 3 (0.28%) Julia
12 1 (0.094%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.094%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 313 (29.31%) Degree
2 148 (13.86%) DBS Check
3 24 (2.25%) Master's Degree
4 22 (2.06%) Security Cleared
5 20 (1.87%) Numerate Degree
6 12 (1.12%) DV Cleared
7 10 (0.94%) SC Cleared
8 9 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (0.56%) Computer Science Degree
9 6 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (0.56%) SnowPro
10 5 (0.47%) MBA
10 5 (0.47%) PhD
11 2 (0.19%) ACCA
11 2 (0.19%) CFA
11 2 (0.19%) CIMA
12 1 (0.094%) Azure Certification
12 1 (0.094%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (0.094%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 194 (18.16%) Data Quality
2 31 (2.90%) GDPR
3 19 (1.78%) SLA
4 13 (1.22%) QA
5 8 (0.75%) Actionable Recommendations
6 7 (0.66%) COBIT
7 6 (0.56%) Accessibility
8 1 (0.094%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.094%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (0.094%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.094%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (0.094%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.094%) Grafana
1 1 (0.094%) Oozie
1 1 (0.094%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 151 (14.14%) Databricks
2 149 (13.95%) Microsoft
3 42 (3.93%) Alteryx
4 40 (3.75%) SAP
5 38 (3.56%) Google
6 29 (2.72%) Salesforce
7 23 (2.15%) Oracle
8 15 (1.40%) Informatica
9 11 (1.03%) Kronos
10 8 (0.75%) Adobe
11 7 (0.66%) IBM
11 7 (0.66%) Talend
12 6 (0.56%) Civica
12 6 (0.56%) Jitterbit
12 6 (0.56%) NEC
12 6 (0.56%) Sage
13 5 (0.47%) ESRI
14 4 (0.37%) Anaplan
14 4 (0.37%) IFS
15 3 (0.28%) HubSpot