Period
to 18 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Market Data Analyst was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

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

Market Data Analyst
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1129 1139 1182
Rank change year-on-year +10 +43 +85
Permanent jobs requiring a Market Data Analyst 19 42 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.012% 0.024% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.025% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 17 21 53
UK median annual salary £55,000 £20,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +175.00% -70.37% +12.50%
10th Percentile £40,000 £17,000 £41,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £42,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary - £32,000 -

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 157,780 167,740 185,084
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.91% 95.94% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 127,111 134,369 155,159
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Market Data Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Market Data Analyst in the UK

Market Data Analyst
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Market Data Analyst in the UK

Market Data Analyst
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Market Data Analyst over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Market Data Analyst in the UK

Market Data Analyst
Top 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Market Data Analyst within the UK over the 6 months to 18 October 2018. 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
London +17 19 £55,000 +175.00%
England +10 19 £55,000 +175.00%

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

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, Market Data Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Market Data Analyst in the job title.

1 17 (89.47%) SQL
2 11 (57.89%) Bloomberg
2 11 (57.89%) Asset Management
3 10 (52.63%) Reuters
4 9 (47.37%) PowerShell
4 9 (47.37%) Finance
4 9 (47.37%) Investment Banking
4 9 (47.37%) Banking
5 8 (42.11%) FactSet
5 8 (42.11%) Business Transformation
5 8 (42.11%) Proactive Management
5 8 (42.11%) Fixed Income
5 8 (42.11%) Front Office
5 8 (42.11%) C
5 8 (42.11%) MS Access
5 8 (42.11%) LAN
5 8 (42.11%) WAN
5 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
6 6 (31.58%) Spring
6 6 (31.58%) Maven
6 6 (31.58%) Korn
6 6 (31.58%) Bash Shell
6 6 (31.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (31.58%) Shell Script
6 6 (31.58%) Middleware
6 6 (31.58%) Eclipse
6 6 (31.58%) Java
6 6 (31.58%) Unix
6 6 (31.58%) Linux
7 3 (15.79%) SDLC

Market 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 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Eikon
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) LAN
1 8 (42.11%) WAN
2 1 (5.26%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) MS Access
2 1 (5.26%) DTS
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Eclipse
1 6 (31.58%) Maven
2 3 (15.79%) JIRA
General
1 9 (47.37%) Banking
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
1 9 (47.37%) Investment Banking
2 8 (42.11%) Front Office
3 3 (15.79%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) Middleware
1 6 (31.58%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Fixed Income
2 6 (31.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (15.79%) Equities
3 3 (15.79%) Hedge funds
4 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Linux
1 6 (31.58%) Unix
2 2 (10.53%) Windows
3 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Asset Management
2 8 (42.11%) Business Transformation
2 8 (42.11%) Proactive Management
3 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.79%) Business Analysis
3 3 (15.79%) Data Flow Diagram
3 3 (15.79%) Data Mapping
3 3 (15.79%) Fund Management
3 3 (15.79%) SDLC
3 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (15.79%) TDD
3 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
4 1 (5.26%) Change Management
4 1 (5.26%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (5.26%) Security Patching
4 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (89.47%) SQL
2 9 (47.37%) PowerShell
3 8 (42.11%) C
4 6 (31.58%) Bash Shell
4 6 (31.58%) Java
4 6 (31.58%) Korn
4 6 (31.58%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.26%) Perl
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) ITRS Geneos
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Bloomberg
2 10 (52.63%) Reuters
3 8 (42.11%) FactSet
3 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix
4 1 (5.26%) Fidessa
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat